Harnessing science to create the ultimate warrior
BATALLIONS of super-soldiers could be selected for specific duties on the basis of their genetic make-up and then constantly monitored for signs of weakness. [What are they supposed to be? Cyboorgs, Terminators, Storm Troopers?]
The Weimar Hyperinflation: Could it Happen Again?
By Ellen Brown/The August Review
We have been led to believe that we must prop up a zombie Wall Street banking behemoth because without it we would have no credit system, but that is not true. There is another viable alternative, and it may prove to be our only viable alternative. We can beat Wall Street at its own game, by forming publicly-owned banks that issue the full faith and credit of the United States not for private speculative profit but as a public service, for the benefit of the United States and its people.
FCC’s Warrantless Household Searches Alarm Experts
By Ryan Singe/WIRED
You may not know it, but if you have a wireless router, a cordless phone, remote car-door opener, baby monitor or cellphone in your house, the FCC claims the right to enter your home without a warrant at any time of the day or night in order to inspect it.
Army Terminators Walk Like Men
By David Hambling/WIRED
Petman needs to precisely simulate human movement, and the makers say it will be "the first anthropomorphic robot that moves dynamically like a real person, with natural, agile movement." The mecha-man is described as "BigDog’s Big Brother." In fact, his bottom half is simply a pair of BigDog legs.
Darpa’s Simple Plan to Track Targets Everywhere
By Nathan Hodge/WIRED
Bottom line: they plan on being able to see everything that anybody does, wherever they go.