Disrupting pro-ISIS online ‘ecosystems’ could help thwart real-world terrorism

Neil Johnson, University of Miami Supporters of the Islamic State, or ISIS, around the world gather online, becoming members of virtual communities in much the same way any of us might join online groups focused on some common interest. The videos, audio messages, letters, chatter and know-how that they then share...

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In Defense of the AR-15 Rifle Against Calls For Assault Weapon Ban

Critics Call for Banning the AR-15 Rifle In the wake of the terrorist attack in Orlando, Florida by a radicalized Islamic murderer, the AR-15 has been vilified by the president and his hopeful successor, Hillary Clinton. This tragic event follows an increasing awareness of painful loss resulting from mass killings...

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Air Show Coming to Rexburg on Saturday

REXBURG — A free air show featuring aerobatic planes and military fighter planes will come to Rexburg on Saturday. The recurring event starts at 10 a.m. at the Rexburg Airport. “I’d recommend showing up closer to 9 (a.m.) with consideration of parking,” ground boss Glenn Embrue tells EastIdahoNews.com. First thing...

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Delivering Baby at Home or Hospital? – The Home Birthing Debate

The national debate on public breastfeeding and home births has spilled over onto Facebook where millions of mothers are discussing the pros and cons of each side. Public awareness of home birthing has grown as mothers have increasingly shared their experiences online. This has led to increased scrutiny that challenges...

Women’s Health Care Lapses Hurt Zika Prevention In Texas, Florida

Gaps In Women’s Health Care May Derail Zika Prevention In Texas, Florida Mosquitoes bearing Zika — a virus that can cause birth defects when contracted by pregnant women — are expected to reach the United States as soon as this summer, with Florida and Texas likely to be among the hardest-hit states....

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Drone Racing Is Driving Innovation Worldwide

How might drone racing drive innovation? Jack Langelaan, Pennsylvania State University Over the past 15 years, drones have progressed from laboratory demonstrations to widely available toys. Technological improvements have brought ever-smaller components required for flight stabilization and control, as well as significant improvements in battery technology. Capabilities once restricted to...

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Advice From Tesla Owners to Potential Tesla Buyers – Regrets or No Regrets?

Are you are considering to buy a Tesla Model S, Model 3 or Model X? Tesla has delivered around 75,000 Model S electric cars around the world. Would you like to know what these owners would like to say say to new potential Tesla buyers and if they have any...

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Marijuana Use May Be OK With Some Life Insurance Companies

Customers’ Pot Smoking May Not Be A Deal Breaker For Life Insurers If you smoke marijuana and you’re shopping for life insurance, chances are you can find a company that won’t penalize you for your habit, but you may have to weed out several insurers to find the best policy....

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Idaho AG Settles Campaign Finance Case With Beck, Heileson

The following is a news release from the Idaho Attorney General. BOISE -– Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden has reached a settlement with two eastern Idaho men accused of violating the state’s campaign financial disclosure laws. Wasden announced details of the settlement Friday with Doyle Beck, 62, and Marvin C....

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Which Tesla Should You Buy – Model 3 or S60?

By Armen Hareyan from TorqueNews By end of April the orders for Tesla Model 3 have reached nearly 400,000 globally by mid April and while Tesla reintroduces Model S 60 at twice the price of Model 3, but cheaper than Model S 70. Who will buy them and what should you...