‘Our minds can be hijacked’: the tech insiders who fear a smartphone dystopia

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Google, Twitter and Facebook workers who helped make technology so addictive are disconnecting themselves from the internet. Paul Lewis reports on the Silicon Valley refuseniks alarmed by a race for human attention The Guardian Justin Rosenstein had tweaked his laptop’s operating system to block Reddit, banned himself from Snapchat, which […]

Harvey floods left Houston water plant hours away from failure

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CBS News Hurricane Harvey left hundreds of communities in southeast Texas without safe drinking water. At least 45 water systems are shut down, and 171 areas have issued boil water notices. But Houston is not on that list, despite significant flooding at one of its water plants. “The filters are the […]

Hurricane Irma could strike New York on 9/11 with 116mph winds, projection claims

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Vincent Woods London Express The US is still reeling from the effects of Hurricane Harvey, which has killed at least 45 people and caused flooding and destruction across Texas. Now with the Atlantic hurricane season continuing, one projection has claimed there is a risk Hurricane Irma could make landfall in […]

Netflix’s ‘Wormwood’ Spotlights CIA’s Secret LSD Mind Control Experiments

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Victoria Kim The Fix The upcoming Netflix docudrama dives deep into the conspiracy theory about the CIA’s attempt to develop tools for mind control. The CIA’s mind control experiments from the 1950s and 1960s—known as MK-ULTRA—are the subject of a new Netflix series that revisits the epic conspiracy theory. Wormwood is part […]

Pope and Patriarch: A common declaration for a shared world

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Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis CRUX Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew have issued a joint statement to mark the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation. Archdeacon John Chryssavgis, Bartholomew’s theological advisor on environmental issues, says the message comes at a time of global crisis and international instability. […]

Category 6? If Hurricane Irma Becomes The Strongest Hurricane In History, It Could Wipe Entire Cities Off The Map

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Michael Snyder The Economic Collapse Meteorologists have been shocked at how rapidly Hurricane Irma has been strengthening, and they are already warning that if it hits the United States as a high level category 5 storm the devastation would be absolutely unprecedented.  Of course we are already dealing with the aftermath […]

Pope, Patriarch: ‘Cry of the earth’ and cry of the poor are one voice

Inés San Martín CRUX Pope Francis and Patriarch Bartholomew released a joint statement to mark the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation on Sept. 1. They both say that they’re convinced there’s no sincere and enduring solution to the ongoing ecological crisis unless “the response is concerted […]