Edward Snowdon , as we are all aware,leaked information on How NSA spied on US citizens and Foreign Governments. Most , in fact all the taps are illegal as no wiretap can be done with out a warrant and there is evidence of warrant having been issued. The German Daily Der Spiegel did a cover story on how the NSA tapped the West Germans including its Chancellor Angela Merkel. A report states that NSA has possibly listened to 380 million calls in the US and 60 Millions in Spain!
Henley and Partners have a compiled a List of The Best and Worst passports of the world. Contrary yo what one assumes by the terms, the best and worst e determined based on the Visa restrictions to travel by the host countries. One would find the West at the Top of the List, for the Best Passports naturally. Of the worst the top six worst passports, four are from the South Asian Countries., not Africa or the Middle east,Iran included. An indication of from whom or where the US expects benefits and from where the Nation has been fully exploited. The firm explains: In today's globalized world, visa restrictions play an important role in controlling the movement of foreign nationals across borders. Almost all countries now require visas from certain non-nationals who wish to enter their territory. Visa requirements are also an expression of the relationships between individual nations, and generally reflect the relations and status of a country within the international community of nations. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the top ranks of the index are held by European countries. Finland, Sweden and the U.K. share first place, being allowed to access 173 countries in the world without applying for a visa. Denmark, Germany, Luxembourg and the U.S. follow in second place, with access to 172 countries in the world without a visa. The Worst Passports.
Now, we can expect NASA denial. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOXcxC25-H8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nTScGehqc4Y " The video has no clearly defind reference points, like the appearance of ground, trees, hills, buildings and, even, stars. At the end of the video -- and to the apparent surprise of the videographer -- one of the triangles takes off at incredible speed. Is this … Continue reading UFO Filmed with Night Vision.
Some of the Weird Hotel Rooms in this Photo Essay. The Mine Suite After arriving at Sweden's Sala Silvermine, you'll be treated to a guided tour of the "Festivity Hall" that culminates in a complimentary refreshments basket full of cheese, biscuits, fruit, chocolate, and sparkling wine. Then they'll take you to your actual mineshaft quarters, … Continue reading Weird Hotel Rooms Photo Essay.
Scientists have discovered a strangely patterned new insect in the Philippines, dubbing it the "pirate ant" because of a dark stripe over its eyes that makes it look like it's wearing an eye patch. The formal name of the newfound creature is Cardiocondyla pirata, and belongs to a group of species that are found from … Continue reading Ant With Eye-patch!