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    CIA Torture Tactics

    by  • December 18, 2014 • Homepage, International, World • 0 Comments

    A document detailing what some are calling repulsive methods of torture used by the CIA to force answers out of detained prisoners after the tragic events on September 11th was released to the public. This disturbing report included examples of how the CIA used many “advanced interrogation techniques” to coax answers out of the...

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    Astral Assassin: Meet Russia’s “Satellite Killer”

    by  • December 17, 2014 • International, World • 0 Comments


    In early November of this year, American astronomers began tracking an unknown piece of “space junk”, object 2014-28E, that was launched off of the Earth’s surface. Many believed it to be another satellite or communications device, but upon further investigation, it was deduced that the object was in fact an anti-satellite weapon, or ASAT....

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    Philae Lander: A Four Billion Mile Mission

    by  • November 21, 2014 • World • 0 Comments

     On Nov. 12, the Philae lander, after being released by its transport, the Rosetta Spacecraft, made its descent to the surface of comet 67/P. Upon impact, the lander was supposed to deploy harpoons to secure itself to the surface of the comet, however this system failed. This resulted in the lander bouncing off of...

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    Explosion at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility

    by  • November 6, 2014 • Homepage, World • 0 Comments

    NASA Explosion

    Just seconds after liftoff, an Orbital Antares rocket that was bound to bring cargo to the International Space Station exploded at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Fortunately, the rocket was unmanned, and none of the ground crew were seriously injured. The spacecraft was carrying 5,050lbs of cargo, but no crucial cargo was lost...

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    China vs Pollution

    by  • October 29, 2014 • Asian News, World • 0 Comments

    China vs Pollution

    For years China has dealt with high levels of pollution in some of their cities such as Beijing, Linfen, and Urumqi. The pollution has reached an all-time high when the smog over China went 20 times over the safe level. People are wearing masks daily because they’re becoming more and more concerned with the...

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    Update on Brazil’s Runoff Election

    by  • October 28, 2014 • World • 0 Comments

    Dilma Rousseff was re-elected as president of Brazil after a runoff election on October 26th, 2014. Rousseff had 51.59% of the votes, beating Aécio Neves who had 48.41% of the votes. After all the heated debates and false accusations between the parties, the wait for the Brazil is finally over. Many voters were nervous...

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