Law enforcement can create a map or timeline of a person’s whereabouts by accessing data from license-plate scanners, toll-bridge crossings and mobile phone carriers and, without much trouble, access records on your power consumption, purchasing habits and even snail mail.

Tonight, All Things Considered and the Center for Investigative Reporting start a four-part series on your digital trail and how it can be used against you. Find out what can be tracked and who may be tracking it.

A Big Problem: No-One Knows How Many Citizens Are Being Killed By Cops

A Big Problem: No-One Knows How Many Citizens Are Being Killed By Cops

Image of cop threatening to shoot peaceful protesters in Ferguson via The Free Thought Project

We live in a country that keeps track of nearly everything. We’ve created national databases to track all kinds of information, from our kid’s immunizations to our own lifetime earnings. Credit reporting agencies watch every penny we spend, and they count every half-penny we owe. We can track marriages,…

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Good News! Unemployment drops to 6.1%, Bad news: workforce participation at 36-year low

According to the recent BLS data, June added 288,000 jobs, dropping the unemployment rate to 6.1%. That’s only two years after the financial gurus at the White House said we’d be here and only four years after the administration’s now infamous “recovery summer" (which turned out much more like the "Summer of George" than a recovery).

From (H/T HotAir):

Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 288,000 in June, and the unemployment rate declined to 6.1 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job gains were widespread, led by employment growth in professional and business services, retail trade, food services and drinking places, and health care.

Household Survey Data

In June, the unemployment rate declined by 0.2 percentage point to 6.1 percent. The number of unemployed persons decreased by 325,000 to 9.5 million. Over the year, the unemployment rate and the number of unemployed persons have declined by 1.4 percentage
points and 2.3 million, respectively. (See table A-1.)

Among the major worker groups, the unemployment rates for adult women (5.3 percent) and blacks (10.7 percent) declined in June, and the rate increased for teenagers
(21.0 percent). The rates for adult men (5.7 percent), whites (5.3 percent), and Hispanics (7.8 percent) showed little change. The jobless rate for Asians was 5.1 percent (not seasonally adjusted), little changed from a year earlier.

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No doubt the media will be all over this. They’ll tell you that the economy is back, that the Obama has personally removed us from the brink of destruction by his mighty hands. But here are some secrets that they probably won’t share: 1) Workforce participation is at a 36-year low, 2) the GDP is shrinking (and it ain’t just because of the weather) and 3) While quantitative easing and government spending (i.e. unfathomable debt) might be propping things up on some level, it is utterly unsustainable.

I have been researching on certain robot masters.

This research is of PCNs 1 through 9. I once thought these robots were technologically inferior, but this data proves there own worth in there designs.

I would like to start this data by saying that unlike many robot masters, all 9 PCNs are immune to there own powers. Through this information it is save to assume that Sonic Man is immune to all forms of sound waves, Dyna is immune to all forms of explosives, Volt and Bit are immune to all forms of electricity, Wave is resistant to all forms of water attacks, and Torch is immune to all forms of fire weapons.

Now onto the in depth information

My data shows that PCNs 4 - 9 are INCREDIBLY resistant to damage upon there bodies. Plasma energy is the only form of weaponry that damages all of them equally. All seem to be vulnerable to 2 damage types though this information is not confirmed on all.

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Life and the Moon

How important is the moon to the origin of life here on Earth? For a long time it was assumed that without a large moon like ours, life wouldn’t have formed. Mars, and the other terrestrial planets in the solar system, were examples - all of which lack large moons. It was argued that, like Mars, Earth’s orbit wouldn’t have stabilized enough to support life.

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Connection found, reactivating

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“While future studies are always needed, our results support the notion that transgender children are not confused, delayed, showing gender-atypical responding, pretending, or oppositional — they instead show responses entirely typical and expected for children with their gender identity,” the researchers write.
“The data reported in this paper should serve as further evidence that transgender children do indeed exist and that this identity is a deeply held one,” they conclude.

The research and conclusions do not, of course, account for non-binary identities, but it is promising nonetheless.

STDs: White men and women who choose to date blacks have a much higher risk of contracting a sexually transmitted disease (STD), particularly HIV/AIDS.

According to a 2009 analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), compared to whites, blacks are 9 times as likely to have syphilis, 9 times as likely to have chlamydia, and 21 times as likely to have gonorrhea (

Black men who identify as heterosexual are 15 times as likely to be diagnosed with HIV/AIDS as heterosexual white men, but black men are also more likely to haveundiagnosed HIV/AIDS. Black women are 20 times as likely to be diagnosed with HIV/AIDS as white women.

The American Journal of Men’s Health, citing data from the CDC, reports that “1 in 16 Black men in the United States will be infected with HIV in their lifetime” (

Furthermore, “the long-standing HIV disparity in Black communities is actually increasing for Black men,” partly because “HIV also affects Blacks at younger ages. Blacks between 20 and 24 years old have the highest rates of HIV. By comparison, the highest rates of HIV occur among Whites and Latinos in the 25- to 49-year age group.”

According to the same article, although blacks make up 13% of the US population (, black men make up 49% of syphilis cases among men, 53% of chlamydia cases, and 73% of gonorrhea cases. These disparities are similar for black women. Furthermore, 40% of blacks have herpes — twice the white rate.

Abuse: White men and women who choose to date or marry blacks are much more likely to suffer abuse from their partners, particularly spousal homicide.

According to the American Journal of Public Health, a white woman married to a black man is over 12 times as likely to be murdered by her husband as a white woman married to a white man ( Even more startling: a white man married to a black woman is 21 times as likely to be murdered by his wife as a white man married to a white woman. Still, the highest risk of death by spousal homicide is incurred by white women married to black men.

Furthermore, murder “is the leading cause of death in the United States among young African American women aged 15 to 45 years and the seventh leading cause of premature death among women overall” ( The elevated rate among black women is largely due to black women dating and marrying black men almost exclusively; for example, in 2009, 94% of married black women had black husbands (

Child Abuse: According to statistics published in Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, “Cases of child abuse and neglect that involve black children are reported to and substantiated by public child welfare agencies at a rate approximately twice that of cases that involve white children” (

Furthermore, their findings “suggest that racial bias in reporting and in the child welfare system are not large-scale drivers of racial disproportionality.” The disparity in reporting rates is due to a disparity in commission rates: black parents are about twice as likely to abuse their children as white parents.

Depression and Dissatisfaction: White men and women who choose to date or marry blacks are more likely to suffer depression and report dissatisfaction with their relationships.

According to Sociological Quarterly, “nonblack individuals with black partners have significantly more depressive symptoms and less relationship satisfaction than their counterparts with nonblack partners, regardless of respondent race and whether the nonblack partner is the same versus a different race from the respondent” (