Second life on social media Opposition researchers dissect Cosby’s fall.

by Anna Palmer and Darren Samuelsohn,  Politico

Bill Cosby survived accusations of sexual assault for decades — until viral social media outrage took him down in a matter of days.

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Google’s Nanoparticle Diagnostic Vision

by Carmen Drahl,  Chemical & Engineering News
When the Internet impresarios at Google speak, the world listens. So the usual hoopla ensued last month when Google announced its latest ambition: to develop nanoparticle diagnostics paired with a wearable detector. Continue reading

Drill On: U.S. Mantra as OPEC Power Wanes in the Face of Shale

by Bradley Olson, Joe Carroll and David Wethe,  Bloomberg

No matter what OPEC countries decide tomorrow about cutting oil output, U.S. producers already know what they’re going to do: drill on. Continue reading

Scientific American Needs to Do a Better Job at Communicating Science

by Sierra Rayne,  American Thinker

A report in Scientific American discusses summer heat in Madison, Wisconsin: Continue reading

The Prosecutors’ Presentation of Officer Wilson’s Testimony to the Grand Jury

Andrew C. McCarthy,  National Review Online

The most important testimony in any criminal matter, whether at the grand jury or trial stage, is the testimony of the potential target of the investigation (or the defendant, if the case goes to trial). Continue reading

The Shocking Death of Miss Honduras

,  The Daily Beast

The killing of a 19-year-old beauty queen and her sister has shocked Honduras—but it’s just the latest horrifically violent crime in the world’s most murderous country. Continue reading

ISIS puts bull’s-eye on other Muslims

F. Michael Maloof,  WND

Shiite Iran appears to be the ultimate target of the ISIS effort to create a Sunni caliphate, reports Joseph Farah’s G2 Bulletin.

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Ferguson police officer won’t be charged in fatal shooting

,  The Washington Post

A grand jury has declined to indict Darren Wilson, the white Ferguson, Mo. police officer whose fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager sparked days of turbulent protests and a national conversation about race and police interactions with African Americans, prosecutors said Monday. Continue reading

Confessions of a smartphone thief

by Richard Nieva,  CNET

Every smartphone Greg stole was an iPhone. The 19-year-old snatched five in all, once picking up two in a day. Continue reading

Major blowback from Obama’s insult to Australia at the G20 in Brisbane

by Thomas Lifson,  American Thinker

Barack Obama has managed to damage the formerly close relationship between the United States and Australia, a cornerstone of our presence in the Pacific. Continue reading