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AK-47 Inventor Dead At 94

Dec 24, 13 AK-47 Inventor Dead At 94

Posted by in Eye On The News, Technology

Former Soviet Lt. General Mikhail T. Kalashnikov passed away on December 23 of this year. His name might be familiar but the invention that bears his name is downright infamous – that would be the AK-47 assault rifle, arguably the most abundant firearm ever made through its various models, including the AKM version.

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Ethan Couch, 16, Clear Because Of ‘Afluenza’

Dec 20, 13 Ethan Couch, 16, Clear Because Of ‘Afluenza’

Posted by in Eye On The News, Mental Health

Afluenza isn’t an actual disease that you can find in the dictionary, yet Ethan Couch of Austin, Texas will walk freely for the next ten years of his life on probation for a drunk driving accident that saw the deaths of four people, among many other injured at the scene.

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Mary Jane Keeps Fallin’ On My Head

Dec 07, 13 Mary Jane Keeps Fallin’ On My Head

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But for real…weed fell from the sky. In fact, the Huffington Post recently reported that 262 pounds of marijuana fell on the head of San Diego. That is upwards of $157,000 worth of pot. That is a lot of green. Here is how it went down.

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3D Printing Won’t Make It Easy To Make Affordable Firearms

Nov 13, 13 3D Printing Won’t Make It Easy To Make Affordable Firearms

Posted by in Eye On The News, Technology

Run for the hills, soon anyone can print a firearm! All you need is a 3D printer. Numerous stories in the mainstream media in the past year have talk about how more and more individuals and even companies are taking the concept of 3D printing to a whole new level.

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International Weather Outlook: October 26, 2013

Oct 26, 13 International Weather Outlook: October 26, 2013

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redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly provides the International Weather Outlook for select regions worldwide.

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Human Interest Story Could Be Portent For Bad Things To Come

Oct 08, 13 Human Interest Story Could Be Portent For Bad Things To Come

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It has the makings of a film – a boy hops on a plane and flies to a far away city. Actually that is pretty much the premise of Home Alone II: Lost in New York. However, as CNN reported a 9-year-old boy, travelling on his own and apparently without a ticket, made it through security and boarded a plane to Las Vegas.

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RIP Tom Clancy: The Cold War Is Truly Over

This week author Tom Clancy passed away at age 66. With him ends an impressive series of books that began with The Hunt for Red October, and will (likely) conclude with this December’s Command Authority.

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The Purpose Of War

Aug 30, 13 The Purpose Of War

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With the conflict in Syria boiling over the Moral Cooking Pot, it sparked a barely relevant question in this sporadic brain of mine; just what are root causes of war?

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Why Was An 8-Year-Old Playing GTA IV?

Aug 28, 13 Why Was An 8-Year-Old Playing GTA IV?

Posted by in Eye On The News, Gaming

On Monday, the New York Daily News reported that an 8-year-old shot and killed his 90-year old caregiver after playing Grand Theft Auto IV. He reportedly will not be charged in a crime because under Louisiana law -- the state in which he lives -- children under ten years of age cannot be charged for such crimes.

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Who Would We Be?

Oone of my players and I went out to our favorite Thai restaurant to enjoy a quick lunch. While waiting for our meal, I overheard on the television the tragic events that took place in Oklahoma this week, as well as the school shooting that took place in Decatur, Georgia.

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