Robert Fisk: The forgotten holocaust The photographs, never before published, capture the horrors of the first Holocaust of the 20th century. They show a frightened people on the move – men, women and children, some with animals, others on foot, walking over open ground outside the city of Erzerum in 1915, at the beginning of... Continue Reading →

Huge Hole Found in the UniverseThe universe has a huge hole in it that dwarfs anything else of its kind. The discovery caught astronomers by surprise.The hole is nearly a billion light-years across. It is not a black hole, which is a small sphere of densely packed matter. Rather, this one is mostly devoid of... Continue Reading →

Pushing the Envelope on Presidential PowerThe vice president's lawyer advocated what was considered the memo's most radical claim: that the president may authorize any interrogation method, even if it crosses the line into torture. U.S. and treaty laws forbidding any person to "commit torture," that passage stated, "do not apply" to the commander in chief,... Continue Reading →

Iran Trains Militiamen Inside Iraq, U.S. SaysIran's government has consistently denied any connection between the Revolutionary Guard Corps and insurgents fighting U.S. forces in Iraq, and some military intelligence analysts have concluded there is no concrete evidence of such a link. But U.S. military leaders in Iraq have repeatedly maintained that Iran is providing money,... Continue Reading →

HATE-BASED, VIOLENT, RELIGIOUSLY INTOLERANT,EVANGELICAL CHRISTIAN VIDEO GAME"Eternal Forces" is based on the runaway best selling book series "Left Behind" by Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins. Both the game and books follow dispensational beliefs -- a subset of pre-millennial theology. This is a belief system that is a relatively recent development in Christianity. It was declared... Continue Reading →

Military proselytizing, a Baldwin brother, and apocalypse by design… « Scholars and Rogues

Military proselytizing, a Baldwin brother, and apocalypse by design… « Scholars and Rogues: "As more information becomes available about the infiltration of the military by fundamentalist Christian groups via Pentagon approved proselytizing, worrisome issues regarding the long term aims of evangelizing the troops present themselves. First there’s this exploration of the power of “Operation Straight... Continue Reading →

America is headed for a soft dictatorship by the end of Bush’s second term. Whether any American has civil rights will be decided by the discretionary power of federal officials. The public in general will tolerate the soft dictatorship as its discretionary powers will mainly be felt by those few who challenge it."ICH" -- --... Continue Reading →

AIST develops 3D image projectorJapan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) has developed a device that uses lasers to project real three-dimensional images in mid-air. The institute unveiled the device on February 7 in a demonstration that showed off the device’s ability to project three-dimensional shapes of white light.AIST developed the projector... Continue Reading →

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