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Scary and Gross - 3 Disturbing Consequences Of A Warming Planet

Katharine Hayhoe | Posted 08.22.2016 | Green
Katharine Hayhoe

Climate scientists like myself are always trying to anticipate the unexpected - but the full implications of a warming planet are starting to catch even us by surprise.

'Green News Report' - August 9, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.09.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: In Rio Olympics' opening ceremony, Brazil goes big on global warming and ...

Siberian Heatwave Sparks Anthrax Outbreak, Killing A Child And Thousands Of Reindeer

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 08.02.2016 | Home

At least one child has died in Siberia after an outbreak of naturally occurring anthrax, which has been linked to a decades-old reindeer carcass expos...

Lamb Of God Set To Play Royal Oak Music Theatre With Thrash Legends Anthrax, Singer Randy Blythe Talks of Grammy Nomination

Kelly Frazier | Posted 01.26.2017 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

The Grammy nominations are out and heavy metal band Lamb Of God received a nod for Best Metal Performance for their song "512" from their latest album VII: Sturm und Drang, but does the band really care? Lead singer Randy Blythe really doesn't.

Fear of Terrorism and a Muddling of Judgment

Carol Smaldino | Posted 12.10.2016 | Impact
Carol Smaldino

On December 10, 2015, the New York Times and CBS announced their findings that Americans currently have a fear of terrorism as high as what was presen...

Thrash Metal Pioneers Anthrax Set to Play The Fillmore in Detroit, Guitarist Scott Ian Speaks of Band's Unrelenting History

Kelly Frazier | Posted 09.03.2016 | Detroit
Kelly Frazier

In the early 1980s, the New York City-based Anthrax was on the forefront of thrash metal and would become one the most unrelenting bands with an in your face approach to the way they played music.

'Massive Institutional Failure' In Army Labs That Shipped Live Anthrax

AP | Anna Almendrala | Posted 12.20.2016 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK (AP) ― Pentagon officials released a report Thursday detailing recurring problems at an Army bioterror facility that accidentally sent live...

North Korea - A Rational Wildcard in the Pacific

Samuel Ramani | Posted 07.02.2016 | Home
Samuel Ramani

North Korea's announcement of a year of friendship with Putin's Russia has increased Russian diplomatic leverage over North Korea at a time when US-Russia relations are at their lowest ebb since the end of the Cold War.

North Korea Accuses U.S. Of Targeting It With Anthrax

Reuters | Posted 06.12.2016 | Home

UNITED NATIONS, June 12 (Reuters) - North Korea has accused the United States of targeting it with anthrax and asked the United Nations Security Cou...

Pentagon: 51 Labs Received Suspected Live Anthrax Samples

Reuters | Posted 06.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, June 3 (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Wednesday that 51 labs in 17 U.S. states and three foreign countries have received suspected live ...

Canada Says No Danger Posed By U.S. Anthrax Shipment

Reuters | Posted 06.02.2015 | Politics

OTTAWA (Reuters) - The Canadian government confirmed on Tuesday that it received an anthrax sample kit from the U.S Department of Defense that might h...

Anthrax, Accidentally!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.30.2016 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

"Those 'inactive' spores we sent you? Guess what?"...

Man Arrested For Sending 'Anthrax'-Laced Letter To Popular Gay Bar

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

An Iowa man has been arrested for first-degree harassment after sending a threatening letter to a Des Moines gay bar that he claimed to have laced wit...

Why Thrash Metal Now?

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 03.02.2015 | Arts
Michael Nirenberg

Retro-cycles are now a normal part of pop culture and have been for sometime. It is well documented that it's traced to the emergence of 1950's youth culture and their post WWII expendable income. You wait 20 years and there it is again. Lately Tupac and Kurt Cobian are commonplace, but you see that already.

Spill The Blood -- Book Review: Slayer 66 2/3: The Jeff and Dave Years by D.X. Ferris

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 01.16.2015 | Home
Michael Nirenberg

This book is an historical offering to the metal gods and it will grow in importance as the genre evolves, and mutates into something totally new.

Extreme Weather Producing Anthrax

Thomas M. Kostigen | Posted 10.07.2014 | Green
Thomas M. Kostigen

The extreme weather the Midwest and Plain states have experienced so far this year has brought about another severe consequence: anthrax.

Lawmakers Condemn 'Dangerous Pattern' Of Safety Lapses Following CDC Anthrax Scare

Reuters | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics

By David Morgan WASHINGTON, July 16 (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers said on Wednesday there was evidence of a "dangerous pattern" of safety...

U.S. Officials Purge Biosafety Board In Midst Of Anthrax Crisis

Reuters | Posted 09.14.2014 | Science

By Sharon Begley and David Morgan NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal officials, amid the worst U.S. biosafety crisis in years, have...

House Panel Sets Witness List For CDC Anthrax Hearing

Reuters | Posted 09.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, July 13 (Reuters) - A U.S. congressional committee said on Sunday that it will hear from half a dozen witnesses this week about dangerou...

CDC Reassigns Director Of Bioterror Lab Behind Anthrax Blunder

Reuters | Hilary Russ and Julie Steenhuysen | Posted 08.22.2014 | Science

ATLANTA/CHICAGO, June 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reassigned the director of the bioterror lab behind the...

Yellowcard's 9/11 Tribute "Believe," Plus Chats with FFF's John Ondrasik, TDWP's Mike Hranica, OCMS's Ketch Secor and Max Frost

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.10.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Written after the tragedy of 9/11, Yellowcard's song "Believe" -- from their 1993 breakthrough album Ocean Avenue -- was written as a thank you to first responders in the police, fire department, and other heroes.

What Makes Anthrax So Deadly

Posted 10.28.2013 | Healthy Living

By Jesse Emspak, Contributing writer Published: 08/28/2013 01:31 PM EDT on LiveScience A new study of anthrax reveals why the infection is deadl...

Protecting Our Children From Bioterrorism Requires Testing Of Anthrax Vaccine

Tia Powell | Posted 06.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Tia Powell

Last month, the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues released a thoughtful report recommending against studying the anthrax vaccine in children. I might have agreed, had I not spent a year co-chairing an IOM report on protecting the public from a deadly anthrax attack.

Monkeypox And Anthrax Exposures In Maryland?

The Frederick News-Post, Md. | Courtney Mabeus | Posted 06.03.2013 | DC

Two of the potential biological exposures within labs at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases in 2012 involved the monkeypo...

Fear of Climate Change May Finally Be Trumping Ideological Denial

David Ropeik | Posted 09.10.2012 | Green
David Ropeik

The brain relies on several instincts to help us survive, and sometimes they conflict. One fear can literally contradict another. That's the case with climate change. The bad news is that at this point, the wrong ones are winning. The good news is, things may be changing.