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Kindhearted Builder Helps People Rebuild Homes

Kindhearted Builder Helps People Rebuild Homes

A kind-hearted builder in the UK has been praised after helping hundreds of people rebuild their homes after being scammed by cowboy builders, it has been revealed.  Graham Nash, 50, of Leeds, has worked for free, rallied local tradesmen to help – and sometimes, spent money out of his own pocket to restore people’s broken homes. His altruism started after[Read More…]

The Stuff of Nightmares: Advertisers Tap Into Dream Infiltration

The Stuff of Nightmares: Advertisers Tap Into Dream Infiltration

I never thought I’d live to see the day when beverage companies are infiltrating dreams. But here we are. Brewing giant Coors launched a new advertising campaign earlier this year, the format came as a surprise to many. The company was planning to infiltrate people’s dreams to get them to buy, and presumably drink Coors beer. They started by getting[Read More…]

Will Weighing Passengers Cut Carbon Emissions At The Airport?

Will Weighing Passengers Cut Carbon Emissions At The Airport?

As if the pre-screen and security process at the airport wasn’t long enough, now it may become even more of a process before you ever get to board the plane. Being weighed before you board the plane. Sure, some passengers may feel that their privacy and personal space is being violated, and to be honest, they’re probably right. Most aircraft[Read More…]

Israel has blocked aid ships from arriving in Gaza

Israel blocks aid from reaching the Gaza strip

The Israeli navy has seized an aid boat that was headed for the Gaza strip, it has been reported. The Freedom for Gaza vessel, which had 12 people and medical equipment onboard, was intercepted late on Friday and taken to the Israeli port of Ashdod, the Israeli military said in a statement. The ship was part of a four-vessel Freedom[Read More…]

Facial recognition is a threat to privacy

Facial recognition is a threat to privacy

The privacy and freedom of ordinary citizens is under threat from facial recognition technology, according to the founders of the technology. Brian Brackeen, the chief executive officer of the facial recognition software developer Kairos, has spoken out about the dangers of the technology being used by governments. He believes that the technology may be used the wrong way. He said[Read More…]