German TV shows how full body scanners fail

A link from Bruce Schneier’s website to another link to YouTube, I discovered this video. I don’t speak German, however, if you watch closely the scanner picked out the cell phone and Swiss Army knife, …

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A CCTV image that goes too far

The British government has committed a gross invasion of privacy when they turned their CCTV towards a bedroom. Transport for London manages more than 1500 CCTV cameras and have a live feed of someone else’s …

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Convict Mails Himself Out of Prison

Bosnian Muradif Hasanbegovic, 36, was serving a seven-year sentence for robbery in the Karlau prison, near Graz, Austria.  He wrapped himself inside a very large box and mailed himself out of jail. Hasanbegovic worked in …

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What is a hero?

According to Merriam-Webster, a hero is one who shows great courage. Courage is related to heroism because courage is the mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty. Courage is …

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The Women Of The Egyptian Revolution

These photos are being made by Leil-Zahra Mortada on Facebook.  You can also find them here.  I am merely putting a few up in case other websites cannot handle the load. Not everyone has a …

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Cavity searches for kids

Here’s a quite amusing little picture of a book for kids who travel. “My First Cavity Search,” was first created on a French website. It was spotted on someone’s computer screen at the airport last …

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Ron Paul speaks out against CISPA

Thanks to Ron Paul for his sound thinking. It is so important that we stop CISPA asap. We are slipping down a slippery slope towards a police state and need to keep whatever liberty we …

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