A special education high school student made an audio recording of a bullying incident and was later threatened with charges of wiretapping.
School administrators agreed to reduce the sentence, and March 19 the student, from South Fayette High School in McDonald, Pa., was charged with disorderly conduct.
The student and
There’ll soon be no need to ever take off wearable technology as your body heat will be able to run a generator to keep it powered-up.
Thanks to a new invention by scientists in Korea heat that escapes the body can be converted into energy using the generator that can be curved along with
China Still allows the use of the insecticide ddt, they have questionable policy on pollution control but yet REJECT U.S. GMO varieties of corn, this should definitely sound the alarm bell’s in the heads of all Americans.
China’s rejection of shipments of US corn containing traces of unapproved genetically modified maize has caused a
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The United States said on Friday it would not grant a visa to Iran’s proposed UN ambassador, citing the envoy’s links to the 1979-1981 hostage crisis, in a rare step that raises questions about how much influence the White House can wield over the world body.
United Nations Building in New York City
The Jet Propulsion Laboratory here – one of NASA’S leading research and development centers – gave journalists a peek at the future Wednesday. Get out your notebooks and scratch out the words, “flying saucer” and put in, “Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator” (LDSD).
That’s what they’re calling the new, rocket-powered, saucer-shaped test vehicle
GEORGETOWN, Del. – A former Delaware pediatrician has been sentenced to three years in prison for waterboarding the daughter of his longtime companion by holding her head under a faucet.
Melvin Morse, 60, was sentenced to three years in prison on Friday, April 11, 2014, for waterboarding the daughter of his longtime companion by
Be careful on the subway. Sure, the platforms are safer than ever, and the cars are even pretty clean. But credit card thieves seem to come up with a new way to steal your personal information every day. The latest ploy: a card-reading spy camera, hiding above
Japanese prosecutors appear to be using the country’s very strict anti-drug laws to go after 25-year-old Tim Wilson. Wilson was attending Tohuku University in Sendai, Japan, as an exchange student when he was arrested back in August.
He’s remained in custody ever since.
“They keep pushing the trial back,” his father Jeff Wilson said
Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) chairs a meeting at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence outside Moscow on Thursday
President Vladimir Putin warned on Thursday that Russian gas supplies to Europe could be disrupted if Moscow cuts the flow to Ukraine over unpaid bills, drawing a United States (US) accusation that it is using energy “as
Four women have had new vaginas grown in the laboratory and implanted by doctors in the US. A tissue sample and a biodegradable scaffold were used to grow vaginas in the right size and shape for each woman as well as being a tissue match.
Scans of the pelvic region were used to design
Deadra Pattum and her fiancé John Marsden have a bone to pick with Y Beauty Supply in southeast Houston.
The couple said they were humiliated inside the store last week when they stopped by to purchase some hair extensions.
“I’m not a thief,” said Pattum.
They said they were over-billed for a pair
JACOBINA, Brazil — In this Brazilian farm town where legions of people have suffered from dengue fever, a campaign is fighting back, releasing swarms of mosquitoes engineered to wipe out their own species.
Researchers hope that a lab-engineered version of skeeters like these will obliterate their own kind, and wipe out dengue (malaria) in
MOSCOW, April 10 (RIA Novosti) – Members of Russia’s lower house of parliament have filed a request with the prosecutor general demanding the breakup of the Soviet Union be declared illegal and those responsible be prosecuted, including former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, Russian media reported Thursday.
According to the Izvestia newspaper, the
AFTER a lengthy investigation the nation’s peak medical research body has delivered its verdict on homeopathic remedies — they are useless for human health.
Homeopathic remedies useless for human health … Professor Warwick Anderson, National Health and Medical Research Council CEO.
The judgement is likely to influence a crucial government review which is
The state Senate has passed a bill to allow Tennesseans to openly carry guns without a state-issued permit.
The chamber voted 25-2 in favor of the bill sponsored by Republican Sen. Mae Beavers of Mt. Juliet.
Beavers said the measure would keep the background checks and training requirements in order to carry concealed firearms,
Two years ago, Kim Dotcom had just finished partying with some big musicians when New Zealand law enforcement raided his mansion. The Megaupload founder didn’t know what was happening at the time, but the U.S. government had just indicted him for criminal copyright infringement and racketeering.
Kim Dotcom of Megaupload
On Monday, as Dotcom
Video footage has emerged of what some people have claimed is a meteorite falling to Earth and narrowly missing a skydiver, Anders Helstrup.
Video contains captions for translation to englishOne specialist suggested the object might be in “dark flight” – the portion of descent when a meteorite stops glowing after it enters the atmosphere.
Independent Science News has decided to reprint in full the March 7th testimony of Edward Snowden to the European Parliament. Snowden’s testimony is vitally important for every citizen in every country to understand, yet it has barely been covered by the commercial or (non-commercial) global media.
Edward Snowden NSA Whistleblower
It wasn’t the kind of real estate collapse that many China observers have been warning about—but for dozens of residents of an apartment building that disintegrated in the eastern province of Zheijiang on Friday, it was much scarier.
The collapse of a five-story building