Filter this! Starbucks looking at blocking WiFi porn

by Bob Unruh -- An organization that campaigns against the evils of pornography, and currently is encouraging popular restaurant chains to filter their free WiFi services, has announced that the ubiquitous Starbucks more…

A call to arms – literally

by Pat McLene -- [caption id="attachment_3508414" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Paris terrorism[/caption] This week I was going to write Part II on the jobs best suited for men vs. women in prepping, but the more…

Rio record-breaking haul: 42 condoms per athlete

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE GUARDIAN) — Seventeen days, 10,500 athletes, 33 venues, and 450,000 condoms. That’s how many camisinhas (little shirts in Brazilian slang) are being supplied by the International Olympics more…

Americans buying gene-edited food not labeled GMO

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) — Products made possible through gene-editing have landed on grocery shelves. Whether they’ll stay there is up to shoppers wary of technological tinkering. Food companies are now more…

Many fitness trackers 'leak personal data'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PHYS.ORG) — Security weaknesses on many popular fitness trackers may allow hackers to access or potentially manipulate user data, a study showed Monday. The study of seven Android-powered more…

Wow! 90% of strokes are preventable

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (EUREKALERT) — Ten risk factors that can be modified are responsible for nine of 10 strokes worldwide, but the ranking of those factors vary regionally, says a study more…

21-year-old meningitis victim from health club dies

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FREEP) — Kristy Malter, a 21-year-old Life Time Fitness day camp counselor in Rochester Hills who contracted bacterial meningitis, has died. The Macomb County Health Department confirmed a more…

Amish man beats Big Brother 4 times running

by Bob Unruh -- State and township officials in Pennsylvania who have been trying to disrupt an Amish farmer's practice of allowing members of a private food-buyers club into his barn to buy more…