Xenophilia (True Strange Stuff)

The blog of Xeno, a slightly mad scientist

Hoxsey: The “Quack” who Cured Cancer

What was the formula?  Wikipedia says this: Hoxsey herbal treatments include a topical paste of antimony, zinc and bloodroot, arsenic, sulfur, and talc for external treatments, and a liquid tonic … Continue reading

December 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Congress Passes Bill Which Grants “Unlimited Access to Communications of American”

According to Congressman Justin Amash, Congress just passed a bill which grants the government and law enforcement “unlimited access to the communications of every American”. When the Michigan lawmaker discovered … Continue reading

December 11, 2014 · 1 Comment

Texas Bill: Cops To Collect Traffic Fines on Spot Via Credit or Debit Card

A house bill recently introduced in the Texas legislature would allow police officers to collect immediate payment from “defendants” for Class C misdemeanor traffic fines “by use of a credit … Continue reading

November 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

U.S. charges Chinese military officers with cyberespionage

The U.S. Justice Department issued an indictment on Monday charging five Chinese military officers with hacking into the computer networks of American companies and stealing proprietary information. The move — … Continue reading

May 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

LA Police: ALL Cars Under Criminal Investigation As Part Of License Plate Reader Surveillance

Police in LA have attempted to justify an Automatic License Plate Reader surveillance program by claiming that every single car in the city is part of a criminal investigation. The … Continue reading

March 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Glasses will identify faces in crowd

A company has developed glasses that will give users not only an interactive, virtual 3-D display, but also the ability to spot individual faces among a crowd of people, something … Continue reading

March 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Man with ballistic panels sewn into undergarments attempts to use torch to cut into ATM

A man accused of using a cutting torch on a Portland ATM was wearing armored underwear when he was arrested. KPTV reports an officer responded to the ATM early Sunday … Continue reading

March 7, 2014 · Leave a comment
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