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U.S. Geological Survey Fails With Outdated Maps And Data For The Public

U.S. Geological Survey Fails With Outdated Maps And Data For The Public

The recent swarm of earthquakes that occurred near Yorba Linda, California this week didn’t originate on the Whittier Fault, but on a little known fault called the “Yorba Linda Trend.” This small fault was discovered in the 1990s and it runs perpendicular to the Whittier Fault, according to Doug Given of the U.S. Geological Survey. [...]

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New Report: Wealthy Elites Actively Hiding Trillions From Taxman

New Report: Wealthy Elites Actively Hiding Trillions From Taxman

If you thought that the wealthy elite in the world was about 1 percent of the population, think again because it’s more like 0.001 percent — far less people. The global economic crisis that has countries around the world cutting government programs including vital safety nets for the poor is nothing but the by-product of [...]

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Wars And Conflicts Over Natural Resources Already Taking Place

Wars And Conflicts Over Natural Resources Already Taking Place

(Reporting from Yokohama, Japan) Imagine that you live a peaceful life on an island that is part of the United States, like Guam or Saipan. Suddenly the Russian government tells you (and the rest of the world) that the island is in fact part of Russia and that it will be taking it over. How [...]

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Should Intelligent Robots Get The Same Rights As Humans?

Should Intelligent Robots Get The Same Rights As Humans?

This question is not at all far fetched, in fact technology experts have been arguing that intelligent robots should be given the same “rights” as living people for years and it’s even on Wikipedia. They are calling it “Robot Rights.” Despite a sluggish economy worldwide, technology is evolving at a frantic speed: from BMW’s intelligent [...]

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Sexual Violence Common At Japanese Shelters After Earthquake

Sexual Violence Common At Japanese Shelters After Earthquake

(Reporting from Yokohama) Sexual harassment, domestic violence, and rape are some of the atrocities being committed at shelters across the affected area of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, according to gender equality advocates. The victims are often too frightened to report the crimes to the authorities, which is further complicated by a [...]

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