18. April 2014

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Ukraine “De-escalation” Voided As Pro-Russia Militia Refuse To Vacate Occupied Buildings

If yesterday we had questions about the half life of the effectiveness of the latest diplomatic de-escalation of Ukraine tensions ‘achieved’ in Geneva, following news that both Ukraine would continue its anti-terrorist operation and that fighting had broken out in various east Ukraine locations after the agreement, today any questions have been swept aside following more »

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18. April 2014

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Actual mad scientist busy smearing excrement on whiteboard

After hiring a mad scientist in the hope of taking innovation to the next level, executives at a leading research firm say the initial results have been disappointing. NewsThump Tweet Vote on HN

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18. April 2014

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Rescued S. Korean school vice principal in apparent suicide

A high school vice principal rescued from a sinking South Korean ferry that sank with hundreds of his students on board is found dead, in what media reports say is an apparent suicide. The Daily Star >> Live News Tweet Vote on HN

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18. April 2014

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‘Wearable eyes’ take all the work out of having emotions

Ever seen one of those funny novelty spectacles with eyes drawn on them? Dr. Hirotaka Osawa from Tsukuba University in Japan has designed a high-tech version of those called AgencyGlass, and they have eyes that actually move. The digital eyes blink… Engadget RSS Feed Tweet Vote on HN

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18. April 2014

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BP Manager In Charge of Cleaning Up the Gulf Oil Spill Sold $1 Million In BP Stock Before the Severity of Spill Became Known

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced today: The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a former 20-year employee of BP p.l.c. and a senior responder during the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill with insider trading in BP securities based on confidential information about the magnitude of the disaster.  The price of BP securities fell significantly more »

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17. April 2014

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“Hillary For President” Fundraiser Busted For Illegal Campaign Contributions

If you listen carefully, you can hear the stampede of politicians distancing themselves from their once best-friend – Hotel magnate Sant Singh Chatwal – as AP reports, he plead guilty Thursday to charges he secretly funneled more than $ 180,000 in illegal campaign contributions to three unnamed candidates and coached someone to lie about it. more »

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17. April 2014

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PaGiNG DR KRuGMaN…

Paul dabbled in the occult The spirit of Keynes he’d consult He was told in a trance To help debt advance With a system collapse the result The Limerick King Tweet Vote on HN

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17. April 2014

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Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87

Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia’s Caribbean coast. The Daily Star >> Live News Tweet Vote on HN

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17. April 2014

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Guest Post: Liberty Movement Rising

Submitted by Brandon Smith of Alt-Market.com, "Freedom had been hunted round the globe; reason was considered as rebellion; and the slavery of fear had made men afraid to think. But such is the irresistible nature of truth, that all it asks, and all it wants, is the liberty of appearing."  – Thomas Paine The label more »

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17. April 2014

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NA-609-2014-04-17

No Agenda Show for Thursday April 17th 2014 Johnson’s Johnson, Jump! Direct [link] to the mp3 file Executive Producers: Sir Stephen Woollard, Sir David Foley Arch Duke of Silicon Valley, Sir Wire of the Hidden Jewel, Sir Random Hillbilly Associate Executive Producers: Sir Don Kuehl, Matthew Davis, Mr Snow, Vicountess Dame Astrid of Tokyo, The more »

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