Active Shooter at Alabama Military Installation

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For several hours today, Tuesday, a lockdown was put in place at a military installation in Alabama after an alert had been sent about a possible active shooter which was urging people on the base to “Run, Hide, & Fight”. The lockdown at Redstone Arsenal in Hunstville, Alabama had been lifted around 2:00 P.M. ET. A Public Affairs officer stated that the investigation is still continuing at building 5301 which is the Aviation and Missile Command building in the Sparkman Center.  Movement around this building remained restricted until the lockdown…

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Pay with your face! Facial Recognition in China!

This is quite an amazing thing to have happened!  China has officially started utilizing facial recognition payments, meaning that you can use your face to pay! Facial recognition is taking several steps right now in China, from uses as far as payments in local KFC’s to dispensing and limiting toilet paper in public restrooms to prevent vandalism & theft.  Prior to utilizing facial recognition for toilet paper dispensaries, it’s been used for Border Control and for attendance machines. The Chinese Academy of Science is preparing to launch a facial recognition…

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6 Dead, 31 Missing in Columbia

Yesterday, a ferry with roughly 160 passengers flipped over while on a cruise for the holiday weekend near the Colombian city of Medellin.  The overturn resulted in 6 dead and 31 missing.  Firefighters & Air Force pilots began searching overhead in helicopters for the survivors at the Guatape reservoir where the El Almirante ferry had sank.  A large mass of recreational boats and jet skis rushed to the scene, pulling people from the ferry as it was sinking, which helped avoid an even worse tragedy. Dramatic videos are circulating through…

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What is Freedom?

Derived from Old English, the term “freedom” is defined as the power of self-determination. Historically, it stands for our emancipation from slavery. (The term slave originated from the word “slav”. It was conceived during the ninth century, when the slavs, natives to large parts of Central Europe, were taken captive by Muslims from Spain) Conversely, from a philosophical perspective, freedom implies to live in a state of free will, but what does that actually mean? For example, when we walk into the local supermarket, we are free to purchase any…

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Saudi Arabia security foils terror plot targeting Mecca Grand Mosque

Today in Mecca, a suicide bomber blew himself up near the Grand Mosque as the Saudi Arabian security had disrupted a plot to target the holy site in Islam, just as the fasting month of Ramadan ends.  The interior Ministry launched a raid around Jiddah, as well as two areas in Mecca including the Ajyad Al-Masafi neighborhood that’s located near the Grand Mosque. Saudi Arabian Security say that they engaged in a shootout with the suicide bomber which led to a three-story house’s collapse.  He started shooting towards security personnel…

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F-16 Crashes at Dayton Airport

Dayton Thunderbird Crash

Earlier in the afternoon in Dayton, Ohio, a F-16 Thunderbird crashed and flipped while attempting to land after practicing for an air show in heavy fog. Officials state that the F-16 had flipped while taxiing after a strong gust had hit the jet. The United States Air Force Thunderbirds confirmed that crew members were conducting a “Familiarization flight” and that there were issues upon landing. Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Penelope Reed stated that Write-Patterson Air Force Base had dispatched a heavy rescue team at the time of the incident to…

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Rightfully Glorious

*Work in Progress* The year is 2032, It’s been quite stormy outside for a while, so I thought I’d sit down and share a tale with you.  This tale is of when the world had emerged from its stages of greed, when the world becomes rightfully glorious.  This story I’m going to tell you takes place way back in the day, 18 years ago, year 2020.   It’s December 31st, around 0430 in the morning, I awake from a reoccurring nightmare I’ve been having for quite some time now, it…

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Galaxy Display not original!

With Samsung recently releasing the Samsung Galaxy S8 with it’s new and impressive “Infinity” Display, I decided to take a stroll through the online market to see what competes with this amazing flagship.  Quickly through some minor research, I discovered an off-market phone made by Xiaomi.  The Xiaomi Mix is quite a comparison to the Galaxy S8 in many ways, including it’s marvelous full-size screen. Xiaomi Mix Specs: Battery Size: 4400mAh (typ) / 4300mAh (min) high capacity battery (Non-Removable) Screen Size: 6.4″ immersive full display design Display Quality: Full HD…

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Officer stabbed in alleged terrorist attack at Michigan Airport

This morning in Flint, Michigan at the Bishop International Airport, outside of the T.S.A. area (security checks), the FBI began an investigation on a possible terrorist attack. The accused 52 Year-Old Canadian Amor Ftouhi, which first entered the U.S. on June 16th through Lake Champlain, New York had attacked Lieutenant Jeff Neville. According to witnesses, Amor shouted “Allahu Akbar” and blamed the United States for the deaths in Iraq, Syria, & Afghanistan prior to stabbing Lieutenant Jeff Neville with a large knife. Amor has been taken into custody and is…

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What is Amazon going to do with Whole Foods?

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What is Amazon up to? I’m sure you may have caught wind of the recent purchase Amazon made of Whole Foods. Despite the fact that it has sparked the stock market quite a lot over the week following the news. This isn’t an uneducated guess, but I’d have to say it has a lot to do, with their “Fresh”. The success of this without some sort of edge makes me skeptical for any other company, but they are one of the kings of finding their cornerstone in the marketplace. They…

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