Archive for May, 2013

03 May 2013

New Gun Laws Won’t Prevent Another Sandy Hook

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Interesting post at reason.com. It is a hard pill to swallow, but lots of experts have come to the conclusion that there is no way to prevent mass school shootings. Law makers and the American people seem to think that implementing new and more strict gun control laws will stop or cut back on dangerous […]

03 May 2013

In emergencies, hospital preparedness goes beyond planning

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A good read at fiercehealthcare.com. Being prepared at a hospital is the most important key to successfully caring for patients and often times saving lives. The preparedness of hospitals was greatly tested in Boston recently when there were 144 patients injured in the Boston Marathon bombings. Sixty two of them are still at Boston hospitals, […]

03 May 2013

Now Your iPhone Can Read Fingerprints, Scan Irises and ID Your Face

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Interesting article on wired.com. The next generation of suspect and terrorist identification is about to become far more mobile and accessible all around the globe. AOptix, recipient of a research contract from the Department of Defense, has developed easy to use biometric software and peripheral technology which will allow agents access to real-time tracking of […]

03 May 2013

Why fake ID is an American rite of passage

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Interesting article on BBC news. Using fake ID is standard practice in the United States for those under the age of twenty one. This is especially common on college campuses. Some states, including West Virginia and New York, are trying new security features on their driver’s licenses to prevent this. As soon as the licenses […]

03 May 2013

Pizza boxes help lead Auburn detectives to man accused of identity theft

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I just read this article on syracuse.com that I wanted to share with you. Eric Hall, a transient who was wanted on an outstanding warrant was arrested on March 30, in a hotel room he was hiding out in. When the officer saw all the empty pizza boxes in the room, the authorities were able […]

03 May 2013

Student loses $100 to con man

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The Biola University website article explains the story about a student who lost one hundred dollars to a con man. There have been several other incidents over many years that students have been scammed. According to the article, this student was approached by a man who said he needed money for his child’s medicine.The conculsion […]

03 May 2013

Baltimore Police spot error in counting city rape statistics

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I just read this article from the Baltimore Sun website. The Baltimore Police spotted an error in counting city rape statistics. According to the article, the police have been underreporting the number of rapes. The Baltimore police have flagged the issue and are working to correct it. Read the full article here: Baltimore Police spot […]