Crazy Rasberry Ants: New Species Of Ants Invading North America

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Crazy Rasberry Ant

Poor Texas. First it was killer bees, then fire ants. Now, it’s the Rasberry ants.

The invasion of this new species of ants has scientists intrigued, businesses concerned and fire ants running for the hills, said Jerry Cook, an entomologist at Sam Houston State University. (Video)

 

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British Government Black Boxes Will ‘Collect Every email’

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Don’t Look Now!

Internet “black boxes” will be used to collect every email and web visit in the UK under the Government’s plans for a giant “big brother” database.

Home Office officials have told senior figures from the internet and telecommunications industries that the “black box” technology could automatically retain and store raw data from the web before transferring it to a giant central database controlled by the Government.

Plans to create a database holding information about every phone call, email and internet visit made in the UK have provoked a huge public outcry. Richard Thomas, the Information Commissioner, described it as “step too far” and the Government’s own terrorism watchdog said that as a “raw idea” it was “awful”.

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Tiny Police Helicopter Is The Latest In Personal Invasion Inventions

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Our favorite frightening new discovery is a toy-sized helicopter that’s the latest rage in police technology.

The “microdrone” may be small, but for police it’s a powerful new weapon. It’s equipped with an array of technological weaponry, including video and infrared cameras. Images from the camera can be beamed to operators as far as 500 yards away. It even flies almost completely silently.

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