Show Notes

Sep 12 2013

Jimmy Fallon's "Breaking Bad" parody. Featuring cameos by Bryan Cranston, Bob Odenkirk, and Aaron Paul. Subscribe NOW to Late Night with Jimmy Fallon: http:/...

Sep 11 2013

By David FergusonWednesday, September 11, 2013 14:07 EDT

Such was Jon Stewart's assessment of the news that Syria might relent and work with Russia to hand its chemical weapons over, avoiding U.S. military intervention. On Tuesday, Stewart praised John…

Furusawa group at the University of Tokyo has succeeded in demonstrating complete quantum teleportation of photonic quantum bits by a hybrid technique for the first time worldwide. In 1997, quantum…

Sep 09 2013

Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=HSJMoH7tnvw. After showing “the many, many media outlets that fell for our little prank,” Kimmel said, “it’s a good thing there’s nothing happening in…

Washington (CNN) -- [Breaking news alert at 12:04 p.m.] Syria "welcomes" Russia's proposal for President Bashar al-Assad's regime to put its chemical weapons under international control, Syrian…

Michael Hayden has an interesting story to tell about the iPhone. He and his wife were in an Apple store in Virginia, Hayden, the former head of the United States National Security Agency (NSA), said…

Sep 06 2013

Google is racing to encrypt the torrents of information that flow among its data centers around the world, in a bid to thwart snooping by the NSA as well as the intelligence agencies of foreign…

Over the last few months, Downtrend has posted article after article showing how this country has become a police state and we no longer enjoy the freedoms we once did. Now, as Cracked.com…

Sep 05 2013

Release Date: February 7, 2014 Studio: Columbia Pictures (Sony), MGM Director: Jose Padilha Screenwriter: Josh Zetumer, Nick Schenk Starring: Joel Kinnaman, ...

The National Security Agency is winning its long-running secret war on encryption, using supercomputers, technical trickery, court orders and behind-the-scenes persuasion to undermine the major tools…

'Trust the math. Encryption is your friend. That's how you can remain secure even in the face of the NSA.' Photograph: Beck Diefenbach/Reuters Now that we have enough details about how the NSA…

Pro football player Arian Foster and daughter Zeniah. (Arian Foster)I remember when I first got the call from my girlfriend (who's now my wife), telling me that I was going to be a father. Her voice…

US and British intelligence agencies have successfully cracked much of the online encryption relied upon by hundreds of million of people to protect the privacy of their personal data, online…

It was September 19, 2002, and US Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld was scheduled to address the Senate Armed Services Committee about why it was necessary to invade a country that never attacked…

Sep 04 2013

Visit on your tablet, smartphone, or computer during the show for an exclusive feed LIVE from the “Hannity” control room. The show’s producers will post videos, articles and…

With the growing concern over the effects of competition in youth sports programs this summer, many Canadian soccer associations eliminated the concept of keeping score. The Soccer Association of…

I do not own this video. Speech near the end of The Dictator (2012). Its not often a message as blunt and true as this gets see in hollywood. Just getting pe...

Whatever the NSA has up its top-secret sleeves, it has a lot of people thinking about this problem full-time. Photo: Wikimedia Commons The latest Snowden document is the US intelligence “black…

(CNN) -- The Pledge of Allegiance is recited in classrooms across the country every morning -- and because of the words "under God," it is heard in courtrooms across the country seemingly just as…

Sep 03 2013

Earlier today, Google announced its upcoming Android 4.4 KitKat software update. In tandem with the announcement, Google posted a video that showcases the unveiling of the KitKat statue at the…

iOS: Technically, Apple doesn't allow game emulators into the App Store. However, every once in a while, an emulator sneaks in. Remote File Manager is one of those apps. On the surface, Remote File…

Sep 01 2013

For at least six years, law enforcement officials working on a counternarcotics program have had routine access, using subpoenas, to an enormous AT&T database that contains the records of decades…

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President Barack Obama Syria Speech Will Go to Congress for Authorization to Attack Syria 2 President Barack Obama Syria Speech Will Go to Congress for Autho...

Aug 30 2013

By Kaylene Hong, Friday, 30 Aug '13, 08:53am Yesterday we reported that Chinese tech giants Baidu and Qihoo 360 are

Aug 29 2013

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ReutersPresident Obama has been criticized by me and others for proceeding as if he has the legal authority to authorize acts of war against Syria, even though he declared in writing as a U.S.…

(CNN) -- We've all heard the dictum: Don't text and drive. Now, a New Jersey state appeals court has an addendum: Don't text a driver -- or you could be held liable if he causes a crash. Kyle Best…

Aug 28 2013

Lee Beaumont is taking on the cold callers A man targeted by marketing companies is making money from cold calls with his own premium-rate phone number. In November 2011 Lee Beaumont paid £10 plus…

Aug 25 2013

At a time in America when police "JUSTICE" is questionable to say the least. This beat Cop gives the perfect example of how to do the job correctly and actua...

Rap News season finale: Episode 20 - A Game Of Polls. A messenger raven has arrived in the Juice Media studio bearing tidings from the land of Australios: El...

--UK officials destroy hard drives containing Edward Snowden documents at Guardian offices --On the Bonus Show: Lindsay Lohan "comes clean" to Oprah, Fire Ch...

The British government's attempts to stem the tide of articles on mass surveillance have gone beyond intimidating the journalist behind the publications. Jus...

Thomas Seyfried, Ph.D. presenting at the 2nd Annual Ancestral Health Symposium (AHS12). Abstract: Despite modest advances in the standard of care, malignant ...

Aug 22 2013

I always see different stories and I am curious as to what people feel during death.

When a little birdie dropped the End Game memo through my window, its content was so explosive, so sick and plain evil, I just couldn't believe it.  The Memo confirmed every conspiracy…

Yesterday, Bradley Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison for crimes related to stealing government documents and sharing them with WikiLeaks. Now, you can read the letter he's sending to the…

Initial Press Coverage Sprayable Energy is a revolutionary new product that you spray on your skin to get the energy you would from coffee or energy drinks – except way more conveniently,…

Aug 21 2013

The US Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) is the secret authority that judges on whether or not surveillance actions conducted under programs like NSA's PRISM are constitutional. While…

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Cell phones are evolving to store more personal information (Photo: Flickr Creative Commons/Midge Frazel)Amid ongoing controversy over NSA warrantless spying programs, another legal battle exposes…

Aug 20 2013

WASHINGTON—The National Security Agency—which possesses only limited legal authority to spy on U.S. citizens—has built a surveillance network that covers more Americans' Internet…

A drug known as SR9009, which is currently under development at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), increases the level of metabolic activity in skeletal muscles of mice. Treated mice become lean,…

Aug 19 2013

"Dans Le Noir", from the self-titled debut album by Dark Rooms. http://darkroomsmusic.bandcamp.com Video directed by Dark Rooms, Clay Grier and Cameron J. Sm...

Kristin Leigh's debut on a vocal training DVD titled "David Courey's Vocal Makeover Secrets"

Aug 18 2013

Prince has shared the artwork for his new single, ‘Breakfast Can Wait’ (stream below). That’s it above, featuring comedian Dave Chappelle.  As Chappelle fans will note,…

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