The rise of robot wars: Google chief warns armed drones will soon be in the hands of terrorists and miniature models could be used to spy on neighbors
The head of Google has warned drone technology proves a serious danger to global security and privacy unless an international treaty is put into place controlling the technology fast.
Eric Schmidt today said that the technology for armed unmanned planes will soon pass into [...]
Biderman’s Daily Edge – Japan Will Lead the Coming Government Bond Ponzi Scheme Collapse
Public Debt – Japan is the Worst
So many people only look at the US debt and yell and scream while jumping up and down in their yellow rain coats preaching the end is near. True, the US has the largest public debt, but it is far from the worst for it has the largest economy. That distinction [...]
There is a serious danger to mariners from a humongous area of high seas which in some areas will include waves of colossal height. Wave forecast models are predicting significant wave heights up to 50+ feet, and that is the average of the top 1/3, meaning that there will be individual waves that are even higher. The Perfect Storm, originally known as the Halloween Storm because of the time of [...]
From The Dollar Collapse:
When investors decide to close out their riskier positions and move into “cash,” they don’t actually go to the bank and get a stack of twenties. Most just sell their stocks and let their broker sweep the proceeds into a money market fund which, they assume, is the same thing as cash because it holds high-quality short-term commercial paper that almost never defaults.
That pleasant assumption breaks down [...]
Armed to the teeth, they crashed into the house like their life depended on it.
And as far as they were concerned it did – because officers in Evansville, Indiana, believed their police station was in serious danger.
But, after flinging in two stun grenades and piling into the front room, what they found was an innocent – albeit bewildered – teenage girl.
She was watching television. So much for the hot lead.
Chinese bonds and equities are flashing warning signs that suggest the booming mainland property sector is heading for a bust – a development that would send shockwaves through financial markets worldwide.
A sector that was until last year the darling of international investors is turning into a horror show as traders have started to digest evidence that real estate prices are fallin
“You’re seeing yields now above [...]
Another case of FBI entrapment, proving the only terrorism Americans must fear, comes from within the bowels of their own government.
Thursday, September 29, 2011
The United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) claims to have thwarted their own “drone” bomb, in yet another farcical case of entrapment and fear mongering aimed not at ending the “War on Terror” but perpetuating the mythological, unending conflict.
FBI agents apparently [...]
naugurations, of course, are ceremonial ephemera. After the “Ask not” comes the Bay of Pigs. After the 60-plus approval rating comes the 9-plus unemployment rate. But it is worth pondering how we got from that day to this partisan clamor, how we lost that sense of common cause, and how it became a consensus of the commentariat that Barack Obama is in serious danger [...]
Irene remains on a path that will take the hurricane dangerously close to, if not over, the mid-Atlantic coastline and New York City Saturday night into Sunday, posing a serious danger to millions of people.
Irene could be “once-in-50-year” hurricane for the Northeast.
The AccuWeather.com Hurricane Center is confident that Irene will strike the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Saturday as a strong Category 3.
Beyond that point, Irene [...]