California Bill Forces Transgender Bathrooms Into Nursing Homes

Mar 29, 2017

(Daily Caller) – A new bill introduced in California’s state Senate requires nursing homes and similar long-term care facilities to implement transgender bathroom policies. The bill makes it unlawful to require transgender residents to use the biologically correct bathroom, and prohibits nursing home employees from calling residents anything other than their chosen name and pronoun.…

China uses facial recognition in its bathrooms

Mar 29, 2017

(Vocativ) – It seems everything is receiving a technology upgrade nowadays, and public restrooms might be the next target. Whether it’s to fight toilet paper thieves or show which stalls are occupied, the next time you go pee there may be technology watching over you. Authorities in China are adding facial recognition toilet paper dispensers…

U.S. drone registrations skyrocket to 770,000

Mar 29, 2017

(CNN) – There are a lot of drones in the United States — and the number is growing rapidly. More than 770,000 U.S. drone registrations have been filed in about 15 months, the Federal Aviation Administration’s Michael Huerta said at a conference on Monday. That’s an increase of 100,000 in the past three months alone.…

New ordinance makes surveillance cameras mandatory for township businesses

Mar 29, 2017

(Click On Detroit) – Clinton Township is setting a new standard in public safety and crime-fighting, as business owners are being required to pay for security cameras and surveillance systems. Clinton Township is Michigan’s most-populated township, with more than 100,000 residents. The new requirement is drawing a mixed reaction. “If the retailer cannot afford it,…

E.U. Leaders Sign Rome Declaration and Proclaim a ‘Common Future’

Mar 28, 2017

(New York Times) – Proclaiming “Europe is our common future,” 27 leaders of the European Union signed a statement on Saturday in Rome declaring their commitment to integrating the Continent even as a series of crises has badly weakened the efforts and Britain prepares to leave the bloc. The statement, known as the Rome Declaration…

Billionaire to implant brain electrodes to communicate with computers

Mar 28, 2017

(Business Insider) – Elon Musk has launched a company dedicated to linking human brains with computers, The Wall Street Journal’s Rolfe Winkler reported Monday. Internal sources told The Journal that the company, called Neuralink, was developing “neural lace” technology that would allow people to communicate directly with machines without going through a physical interface. Neuralink…

Christian student suspended after challenging Muslim prof’s claim that Jesus wasn’t crucified

Mar 28, 2017

(College Fix) – A student says he was suspended from Rollins College for challenging his Muslim professor’s anti-Christian assertions, including her claim that Jesus’ crucifixion never took place. Twenty-year-old Marshall Polston, a sophomore at the private, Florida-based four-year college, said that the professor of his Middle Eastern Humanities class also told students that Jesus’ disciples…

Drones hit the skies of Israel

Mar 28, 2017

(Daily Mail) – A drone that can fly without the help of humans is one step closer to hitting the skies of Israel. Optimus can fly for half an hour without a human pilot on the controls. Its creator, Airobotics, recently became the first in the world to be granted permission to fly an automated…

Student creates database to report profs for microaggressions

Mar 28, 2017

(Campus Reform) – A Wellesley College student has created a public database of professors who commit “ableist microaggressions” or fail to “respect” students’ pronoun preferences. The project, “Wellesley Professors and Student’s Mental Health,” was launched Friday by Wellesley junior Elizabeth Engel, who told Campus Reform she was inspired to create the project after experiencing difficulties…

Atheist Madalyn Murray O’Hair Was the Most Hated Woman in America

Mar 28, 2017

(Newsweek) – Have you seen Ron Reagan on MSNBC lately? Not on the talk shows: In a commercial that has appeared during Morning Joe and The Rachel Maddow Show, the former radio host and political gadfly is promoting the Freedom From Religion Foundation, a nonprofit that is “working to keep state and church separate, just…