Posted on December 27, 2012 9:15 am by zandocomm
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Americans‘ Confidence in Television News Drops to New Low
Liberals’ and moderates’ views are now similar to conservatives’
by Lymari Morales
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Americans’ confidence in television news is at a new low by one percentage point, with 21% of adults expressing a great deal or quite a lot of confidence in it. This marks a decline from 27% last year and from 46% when Gallup started tracking confidence in television news in 1993.
Trend: Americans’ Confidence in Television News
The findings are from Gallup’s annual update on confidence in U.S. institutions, conducted June 7-10 this year. As such, the findings preceded the erroneous initial reports by cable-news networks CNN and Fox News regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 28 decision about the constitutionality of the U.S. healthcare law.
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Posted on June 30, 2012 11:39 am by zandocomm
Millionaire Arsonist Poisons Himself And Dies After Being Found Guilty In Court
This is the horrifying moment a millionaire convicted of burning down his $3.5million mansion poisoned himself in court.
As the guilty verdict was read out, Michael Marin closed his eyes and held his head in his hands before appearing to slip something into his mouth.
Minutes later, the 53-year-old collapsed to the floor in convulsions and died.
The shocking scenes were caught on camera in Maricopa County Superior Court in Arizona, where Marin had been on trial since May.
The father-of-four torched his mansion in Phoenix on July 5, 2009, because, prosecutors claimed, he could no longer afford the mortgage.
Fire Department investigators concluded that the blaze was started deliberately after finding several points of origin throughout the sprawling 6,600 sq ft home, which boasted four garages.
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Posted on June 28, 2012 6:00 pm by zandocomm
College Students Hack
Drone In Front of DHS
English: AR Drone part (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Texas college hacks drone in front of DHS
After being challenged by his lab, the DHS dared Humphreys’ crew to hack into a drone and take command. Much to their chagrin, they did exactly that.
Humphrey tells Fox News that for a few hundreds dollar his team was able to “spoof” the GPS system on board the drone, a technique that
involves mimicking the actual signals sent to the global positioning device and then eventually tricking the target into following a new set of commands. And, for just $1,000, Humphreys says the spoofer his team assembled was the most advanced one ever built.
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