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Here’s something congressmen actually agree on: Google’s China plans sound alarming

By Andy Meek From BGR David Cicilline, a U.S. Rep. from Rhode Island, blasted Google with a tweet on Thursday that said the search giant shouldn’t be using its vast resources to enable authoritarianism in China. Included with his tweet,…

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DARPA is engineering plants to act as biohazard sensors

By Swapna Krishna, From engadget Researchers at DARPA, the DoD’s arm that focuses on developing new technology for military application, have long been trying to figure out the best way to transmit timely information, focusing on electronic and mechanical sensors…

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The military’s burning of hazardous waste was more dangerous than initially thought

By Abrahm Lustgarten, ProPublica From Business Insider  The federal government appears to have significantly underestimated the amount of lead, arsenic and other dangerous pollutants that are sent into the air from uncontrolled burning of hazardous waste at the Radford Army…

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Important shipping lane could become ‘China’s Caribbean’

By HIROYUKI AKITA, Nikkei senior staff writer From Nikkei TOKYO — The South China Sea will essentially be “a Chinese lake” by 2030, according to a recent study by a U.S. think tank. The report sounds the alarm about China’s…

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The Editor Speaks: Peter Polack highlights slowness to FOI requests in the very place it should not happen – the Judiciary.

Cayman lawyer Peter Polack has been making a number of Freedom of Information Requests with some success but it has largely been a battle. I must commend his perseverance. The main area Polack has met resistance and incredible slowness is…