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By Howard Bloom  We have reached a dire moment.  At 2 am Sunday morning, March 14, Iran launched a swarm of between 300 and 350 suicide drones, ballistic missiles, and cruise missiles at Israel.  Israel’s Stunner missiles, Arrow missiles, and Iron Dome missiles, with help from the French and Americans, knocked 99% of these weapons out
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By Howard Bloom A story broke in Newsweek magazine April 10th claiming that a study in a high prestige medical journal of the American Medical Association, JAMA Psychiatry, revealed that teenagers who spend a lot of time playing video games and who use their computers heavily are more likely to have a psychotic episode.   In the study Newsweek was reporting on,
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By Howard Bloom Americans are suffering through a trauma of stolen expectations. The result is what you might call The Great Unhappiness.  First off, are things bad in America right now?  Is the economy tanking?  Not at all.  America is booming.  ·       Our economy is growing at 3.2% per year, the highest post-Covid growth rate of any
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by Howard Bloom Taiwan’s defense chief, Chiu Kuo-Cheng, has revealed that American troops are permanently stationed in Taiwan.   Our soldiers are there to train Taiwan’s military in the use of things like drones.  However, some of those troops are less than two miles from China’s border.  A headline in London’s The Express warns that this puts
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By Howard Bloom On Tuesday, February 20, at 1:54 pm, an American Airlines flight took off from Albuquerque’s International Sunport headed for Chicago, a three-hour flight away.   Roughly half an hour into the flight, a passenger, Emma Ritz, says that a man whose seat was next to the emergency exit “cracked open the window that
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Autonomous Taxis By Howard Bloom There have been a series of accidents over the last few months that can easily make you leery of autonomous cars, self-driving automobiles controlled by artificial intelligence.   Waymo is a self-driving car company owned by Google’s parent, Alphabet. CNN reported on Wednesday, February 14th, that sometime at the end of
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By Howard Bloom On January 30th, the board of supervisors in California’s San Mateo County, a county across the bay from San Francisco and next to Silicon Valley, did something ground-breaking.  For what is probably the first time in American history, a governmental body voted unanimously to declare a health emergency for something very strange,
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By Howard Bloom On January 30th, the board of supervisors in California’s San Mateo County, a county across the bay from San Francisco and next to Silicon Valley, did something ground-breaking.  For what is probably the first time in American history, a governmental body voted unanimously to declare a health emergency for something very strange,
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By Howard Bloom The Senate Judiciary Committee, under Democrat Dick Durbin and Republican Lindsey Graham, held a hearing Wednesday, January 31, that the Committee advertised as “the first time a group of Big Tech CEOs will testify on online child sexual exploitation.”  The CEOs included Meta’s Mark Zuckerberg, TikTok’s Shou Chew, X’s Linda Yaccarino, Snap’s
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By Howard Bloom CNN announced on Wednesday January 24th in a headline that “The US and Iran are dangerously close to confrontation in the Middle East.”   To support their point, CNN listed where America and Iran operate. First they focused on areas where Iran’s proxy armies are on the attack.  The list of these nations is disturbing: Lebanon,
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By Howard Bloom “The Korean peninsula is dashing toward the cliff of a nuclear war,” says the North Korean government publication Rodong Sinmun.  Here’s why.   For 73 years, the goal of North Korea has been to swallow South Korea in a “peaceful reunification.”  On Monday, January 15th, that changed.  Forty-year-old North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un
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By Howard Bloom England’s Morrisons, a 470-store British supermarket chain, has tried something innovative but disturbing.   In a few of its stores over the Christmas season, it installed a robotic intrusion detector designed to act as a night watchman on construction sites, in mines, and on farms.  Morrisons tried this machine to detect, not trespassers, but
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by Howard Bloom The big question is whether it will cause World War III.  Early Wednesday morning, at 3 pm in the afternoon Iranian time, a suicide bomber a mile from the modest grave of Lieutenant General Qasem Soleimani in southeastern Iran’s Kerman province blew himself up.  Then, 20 minutes later, as people crowded to the
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