The Celebrity Photo Hacker’s Message To All Women

On September 2, 2014, in Uncategorized, by Website Admin

CREDIT: Eric Charbonneau/Invision/AP When a 4Chan poster hacked into more than 100 female celebrities’ iCloud accounts, leaking naked photos of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, and others, Lawrence’s representative called the crime “a flagrant violation of privacy.” Of course it did not take long for people to chime in that Lawrence and her ilk had brought […]

This Idea Could Stop People From Posting Women’s Naked Photos Without Permission

On September 2, 2014, in Uncategorized, by Website Admin

Actress Jennifer Lawrence, one of the celebrities whose nude photos were recently posted online CREDIT: Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File Over the weekend, dozens of celebrities fell victim to a massive hack that exposed hundreds of their nude photos, which were published online without their permission on sites like Reddit and 4Chan. The breach of […]

Scientists Find ‘Alarming’ Amount Of Arsenic In Groundwater Near Texas Fracking Sites

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A drilling rig is seen near Kennedy, Texas, Wednesday, May 9, 2012. CREDIT: AP Photo/Eric Gay After testing 100 water wells atop one of the largest natural gas reserves in the U.S., scientists at the University of Texas have found that nearly 30 percent of them contain levels of arsenic above the limit considered safe […]

What You Should Know About The ‘Soft Coup’ Unfolding In Pakistan

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Pakistani protesters beat a police officer during a clash in Islamabad, Pakistan CREDIT: AP Photo/Anjum Naveed Last June, Pakistan celebrated the first democratic handover of power in its nearly seventy-year history, as Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif took office. Just over a year later, huge crowds of protesters — led by a cleric and a former […]

A Free Public School Education Still Costs A Ton

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CREDIT: Shutterstock As students go back to school, public school parents don’t have to worry about tuition. But that doesn’t mean they’re off the hook: they still often have to buy supplies and uniforms and pay fees for tests and trips, expenses that really add up. And the cost of those extras is on the […]

Exposure To Hate Speech On Facebook Undermines Users’ Mental Health

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CREDIT: Darren Abate/Invision for Facebook/AP Images A new study from Italy finds that social networking sites like Facebook have a negative impact on individuals’ mental well-being, as well as their levels of social trust, because of their exposure to hate speech and other offensive content. Researchers at Rome’s Sapienza University and the Institut National de […]

After 13 Years Of Fighting For Wall Street, Eric Cantor Will Make Millions At An Investment Bank

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Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA), center, conceded defeat after his June primary CREDIT: AP Photo/Steve Helber Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), who resigned last month after losing renomination to an underfunded college professor, spent much of his 13-plus years in the U.S. Congress advancing the agenda of Wall Street investment firms. This week, he […]

Police Arrest Young Black Politician For Distributing Voting Rights Leaflets

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CREDIT: Enid Valu CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA—The stars of North Carolina’s Moral Mondays movement took the stage on Labor Day at Charlotte’s Marshall Park to condemn the state’s record on voter suppression and racial profiling, and urge the community to organize and turn out at the polls this November. Just a few hundred feet away, police […]

Lack Of Water Could Limit Oil And Gas Development In Energy-Rich Nations

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A drilling rig is seen near Kennedy, Texas, Wednesday, May 9, 2012. CREDIT: AP Photo/Eric Gay A lack of available water could crimp energy development in many of the nations with the most abundant shale oil and shale gas resources, a new study predicts. Forty percent of the world’s countries with the largest shale oil […]

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