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Shots Fired at U.S. Capitol, Under Lockdown with Possible Injuries

Numerous gunfire shots are being reported outside of the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. Members of the U.S. Capitol Police are among the injured, but the actual number has not been confirmed. The Capitol Police confirmed at least one officer was injured and an injured person is being airlifted to an area hospital. Capitol Police sent an alert out to Congressional offices, with a “Shelter...

Area 51 Existence Officially Acknowledged by US Government

For decades movies, TV shows, newspapers and all around curiosity from American citizens have circled around the speculation if there is or isn’t  “Extraterrestrial life” calling Earth home. There are a fair amount of people that have always believed that the United States government has been hiding the truth of a secret place to hub aliens known as area 51. Despite years and years...

The Royal Baby was Born and It’s a Boy!

The Royal baby has arrived and it’s a boy! After 10 1/2 hours of labor, Kate gave birth to the Royal baby boy at St. Mary’s Hospital in central London at 4:24 p.m. London time, weighing in at 8lbs 6oz. “The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Harry and members of both families have been informed and are delighted with the news,” Clarence...

School Lunch Poisoned with Organophosphates Kills 22 Children in India

The Mid-Day Meal Scheme in Eastern India, something that is supposed to be good, turned bad after at least 22 children died and more than two dozen fell seriously ill. It’s being reported that the food was possibly contaminated with insecticide. The children, aged between 8 and 12, fell sick Tuesday after eating lunch at the elementary school in Gandaman, a village about 65 miles from Patna,...

Bikinis Banned for Miss World 2013 to Respect Muslim Culture

Organizers for the Miss World pageant, which is taking place this September in Bali, will be asking the 137 women competing to trade their two-piece bikini’s in for more conservative attire like sarongs for the beach fashion part of the show. This trade-in comes in effort to not offend Indonesia’s Muslim population following protests from certain Muslim groups, CBS News reports. “I...

3D Printed Gun Blueprints Ordered to be Removed from DefCad Site by Feds

State Department Office of Defense Trade Controls Compliance ordered Defense Distributed founder Cody Wilson to take down online blueprints for a 3D-printable “Liberator” handgun. Earlier this week, Wilson posted a YouTube video showing a shot fired from “The Liberator,” the plastic handgun that, well the exception of a metal firing pin and a piece of metal included to comply with...

Chilling Video of Boeing 747-400 Cargo Plane Crash in Afghanistan

A Boeing 747-400 cargo plane crashed in Afghanistan and killed all seven American crew members on board. The crash happened shortly after takeoff around 11:20 a.m. local time from Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, the NTSB said in a press release. The Boeing 747-400 was headed to Dubai World Central – Al Maktoum International Airport, in the United Arab Emirates carrying vehicles and general cargo. Seven...

Prague Explosion Caused by Gas Leak, Injures up to 40

An explosion in Prague, Czech Republic has injured as many as 40 people. The blast occurred on Divadelni Street at about 10 a.m. Emergency workers are now using dogs to search for people trapped in the rubble of the building on Divadelni Street from the explosion. Five streets in Prague’s Old Town were covered with debris. Police are trying to determine what caused the blast in a building on...

Paintball Shot at Sen. David Dutremble House after Gun Vote

A lawmaker in Maine who voted on gun control says someone fired a paintball at his home in an attempt to intimidate him. On Tuesday, Sen. David Dutremble broke a 6-6 tie in support of the bill to put a limit on gun magazines to 10 rounds. The vote by the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee sent the bill to the full Legislature with a recommendation to pass it. The following evening at 8:55...

AP Twitter Hack Prompts the Question: How Can we Prevent Hackers?

Uncle Sam is calling on you to display your patriotism, but it’s in a different way than you may imagine. A new kind of draft is calling on students to counter the growing threat of cyber terrorism. In 2010, the United States needed 20,000 cyber security experts, but we only had about a thousand. That just won’t cut it—and it puts the entire country at great peril. The Department of Homeland...