January 2011

Is Facebook turning into a scammer's paradise?

Adrian ChenGiant social networking website Facebook is being overrun by scam surveys, fake applications and bum links, according a new report by an internet security firm. And it's getting worse by the day as scammers figure out clever new ways to trick un ...

Food company slammed over fishy practices

Iain CurrieOne of the leading tuna brands in the UK has denied any wrong doing after being ranked the least sustainable producer and accused of misleading customers in a report by environment campaigners.Princes was placed bottom in a league table of tuna ...

No reason to celebrate the Gulf War anniversary

 No reason to celebrate the Gulf War anniversaryThere was no Gulf War of 1991. In the way in which the term is generally used and understood, what was launched by the US-led forces 20 years ago this month, was not a war at all. It was nothing less tha ...

(Dis)united America is still far from 'King’s Dream'

Thomas L BlairPicture this. An awe-inspiring Black man preaching national unity in an era marked by violence and upheaval.  An overflow audience of residents and students rise to their feet to welcome the soul-saving American leader.His words, their m ...

Bug dilemma: to eat or not to eat

It happens on I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here but is eating insects healthy and environmentally friendly and, if so, should we swallow creepy crawlies? Ylenia Lemos got a first-hand taste of the subject. My mouth wasn’t exactly salivating when the cric ...

US National Memorial acknowledges America's birth defect

I was among hundreds gathered on 15 December,  2010 at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the United States National Park Service exhibit officially known as The President’s House: Freedom and Slavery in the Making of a New Nation.As we listened to Ph ...

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