…to Russians, cash is king, even online, and what makes this possible is the QIWI system which allows users to shop and pay bills without transmitting sensitive banking information or credit card numbers over the Internet. QIWI customers simply deposit their cash into an ATM-like machine and use it to make transactions.
QIWI was launched in 2004 and by 2013 had 169,000 terminals in Russia alone, more than double the number of any bank’s ATMs.
A New Jersey social service agency has followed through with its threat to fire three office workers over their refusal to get a flu shot or, as an alternative, wear a surgical mask while in the company’s Burlington Township headquarters, an attorney for the women said.Alanda Watson, Megan Duncan and Denise Mercurius, who worked in the accounting and billing departments at Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey, were suspended without pay last month for failing to follow the flu-preve…
A California resident said she saw a “small man-like creature” on Ortega highway 74 and that it attacked a man living in the area.Amber, who provided a last name but was omitted for anonymity purposes, said she was heading to Lake Elsinore from work when she drove upon the creature back in May.
From 13 to 15 December, weather permitting, skywatchers across the world will be looking up as the Geminid meteor shower reaches its peak, in potentially one of the best night sky events of the year.At its peak and in a clear, dark sky, tens of 'shooting stars' or meteors may be visible each hour (the theoretical maximum under ideal conditions is about 120 an hour).
Know this, Truth Seeker:
Seeking the Truth is akin to walking in a dangerous minefield!
Your questions and facts are unwelcomed by the established consensus.
Family and friends may be the first to toss a grenade at you, hopefully it will only be a verbal explosion…
– They Were Given A Mission…
[ Editor’s Note: Not only did the SU-24 shootdown not slow NATO counter moves to undermine the Russian coalition’s successful anti-terrorism campaign, it is pushing a new terror supportive front in Iraq. Sure, Turkey has not flown any airstrike missions in Syria since the shoot down, but it has been busy with Plan B.
The other day I received an email with the subject line “Redacted/gutted Bill of Rights.” Boy, did that get my attention, especially since I consider myself to be somewhat of a constitutional admirer and scholar.
Are powerful quantum computers finally here? Google is claiming that its D-Wave quantum computer can solve certain problems 100 million times faster than an ordinary computer, a result that it says could lead to huge improvements in artificial intelligence. But researchers contacted by New Scientist say these claims are overblown, and show little-to-no performance increase over a regular PC.
The U.S. spends more on drugs than any other nation.
On more than a few occasions, I have heard people say words to the effect of, “Nothing of any significance, on UFOs, has ever surfaced under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act.” Time and again, I have seen people in Ufology loudly proclaim that all of the “good” material is withheld by the alleged “Black Budget” or “Special Access Programs” that secretly oversee official research into UFOs.