UPDATE: We look back at Debbie Cook's career, from enforcer to whistleblower.
The world of Scientology watching is still reeling after Debbie Cook's New Year's Eve e-mail landed in the inboxes of thousands of church members Saturday night.
A few minutes after midnight, we began receiving copies of ... More >>
von Bulow: CIA blew up the World Trade CenterThere are 9/11 conspiracy nuts who are nuts and then there's German politician Andreas von Bülow, a member of the center-left Social Democrats who spent 25 years in the Bundestag and was Helmut Schmidt's Minister for Research and Technology for a few ... More >>
The shirt...and the undershirt.Here's a good idea...if you give a Nazi a T-shirt, make it one the Nazi is prone to be attracted to, like a magpie to something shiny. Make it say, maybe, "Hardcore Rebels - National and Free," and give it a skull-and-crossbones to make it seem really edgy. They ... More >>
Each week, Death by Science gets on its hands and knees and crawls around, searching the dark world of science and technology. Often terrifying, sometimes humbling, our discoveries will make you call your best bud and go, "Wha--?" This week, we examine why Germany's E. Coli outbreak has been ... More >>
via HungoverOwls.comContinuing in a theme of sorts for today, this just in: An allegedly drunk owl was reported to German cops by a narc woman walking her dog after she noticed the bird by the side of the road, "oblivious to passing traffic," reports Der Spiegel. "One of its eyelids was droop ... More >>
Julian AssangeA post on the website of the German news magazine Der Spiegel, since removed, indicates that a new round of leaks from war watchdog Wikileaks is scheduled for release at 4:30 p.m. EST on Sunday. According to the brief message on the Der Spiegel website, captured by Wikileaks Cen ... More >>
Wikileaks planned their latest document dump -- consisting mostly of "cables," or candid behind-the-scenes diplomatic messages between the United States and its allies -- for late on Sunday afternoon, but as anyone on in the internet knows, everything happens early here. The leakers were hit ... More >>
Leave it to the city's finest tabloid, the New York Post, to report back every time Anna Chapman, the sexy Russian spy swapped back to the motherland in July, leaves the house. As it turns out, she's something of a big deal in her home country, schmoozing with cosmonauts and bank bosses.
This weekend is a big one for Germany. The country will finally pay off its debt from World War I, 92 years after their defeat, with a final installment of almost £60 million, or nearly $100 million U.S. (This makes our little credit card situation seem like nuthin'.)