Xenophilia (True Strange Stuff)

The blog of Xeno, a slightly mad scientist

Surreal: Clinton Pledges $45 Million in Aid to Al Qaeda in Syria

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced that the US would be providing an additional $45 million in “non-lethal aid” to the “opposition” in Syria, reported the Associated Press. The … Continue reading

September 30, 2012 · 1 Comment

While you were busy on Facebook, the government gained the power to imprison anyone forever without a trial

… So much for innocent until proven guilty. So much for limited government. What Americans are now facing is quite literally the end of the line. We will either uphold … Continue reading

September 29, 2012 · 1 Comment

EPA Sued Over Illegal Experimentation on Human Subjects

The US Environmental Protection Agency and its Administrator Lisa Jackson are on the defendant’s end of a federal lawsuit claiming the Agency conducted illegal human experimentation on unsuspecting study volunteers. … Continue reading

September 28, 2012 · 1 Comment

Sheriff Joe Arpaio Lost Court Battle

Arizona’s Sheriff Joe Arpaio, best known for his fights with undocumented immigrants, received quite a blow Tuesday from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. The federal appeals court ruled Arpaio … Continue reading

September 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

Throttled again by AT&T, another excuse

It is almost funny how the story changes each time I call. Yesterday, I was told that the reps have no way to tell if I am actually throttled. Today, … Continue reading

September 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

New Surgical Tool Enables Superhuman Precision

Even the most skilled and steady surgeons experience minute, almost imperceptible hand tremors when performing delicate tasks. Normally, these tiny motions are inconsequential, but for doctors specializing in fine-scale surgery, … Continue reading

September 27, 2012 · 1 Comment

New technology that keeps human normal and tumor cells alive indefinitely may result in new cures

Karen Mallet – Using a newly discovered cell technology, Georgetown University Medical Center researchers were able to identify an effective therapy for a patient with a rare type of lung … Continue reading

September 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

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