Xenophilia (True Strange Stuff)

The blog of Xeno, a slightly mad scientist

Abandoning the people of Afghanistan?

Marine Gen. Joseph F. Dunford’s remarks to the Senate Armed Services Committee appeared intended to shape the White House’s deliberation over whether to leave behind a contingent for training and … Continue reading

March 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Canada to pull out of Afghanistan

Canada’s military efforts in Afghanistan will end this month, with the withdrawal of the last 100 soldiers from Kabul, where they had been wrapping up training of Afghan National Security … Continue reading

March 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Plans to Destroy the Earth’s Protective Radiation Belts

Since we’re coming up on the Fourth of July, and towns everywhere are preparing their better-than-ever fireworks spectaculars, we would like to offer this humbling bit of history. Back in … Continue reading

March 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Roswell, NM selected as drone training area

Pretty soon there will be something a little different flying about Roswell, and it doesn’t have anything to do with aliens. An international aerospace company has picked Roswell as a … Continue reading

March 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Air Force aircraft returned from Vietnam is postwar source of Agent Orange contamination

From 1971-1982, Air Force reservists, who flew in 34 dioxin-contaminated aircraft used to spray Agent Orange and returned to the U.S. following discontinuation of the herbicide spraying operations in the … Continue reading

February 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

NSA Can Hack and Spy on Any iPhone Any Time

Everything you do on your iPhone may be open to NSA snooping thanks to a covert software the agency can install without user’s knowledge. Apparently the app, called Dropout Jeep, … Continue reading

February 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Industrial Band Bills DoJ For Using Its Music as a Torture Device

“What really bothers us is that they played our songs at an intolerable volume for hours on end” … Industrial band Skinny Puppy is billing the U.S. Justice Department after … Continue reading

February 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

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