Prophecy in today's headlines

NBC Apologizes for Omitting ‘Under God’ From Pledge During U.S. Open Broadcast

NBC issued an on-air apology Sunday for omitting the words “under God” from the Pledge of Allegiance during its coverage of golf’s U.S. Open.The words were edited out of a clip of children reciting the oath — a move immediately noted by viewers, who took to Twitter and various blogs to voice their anger, the […]

W.H. Collects Web Users’ Data Without Notice

The White House is collecting and storing comments and videos placed on its social-networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube without notifying or asking the consent of the site users, a failure that appears to run counter to President Obama’s promise of a transparent government and his pledge to protect privacy on the Internet. […]

On Facebook, MySpace? White House Has Got Your Email

The White House is hiring a contractor to harvest information about Americans from its pages on social networking websites such as Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, YouTube and Flickr. The National Legal and Policy Center, or NLPC, revealed the White House New Media team is seeking to hire a technology vendor to collect data such as comments, […]

Human Sperm Created In Lab From Stem Cells

Women who say they don’t need a man may well be right – after human sperm was created in the lab. The breakthrough could give hope to infertile couples and men left unable to have children after having cancer treatment. But don’t worry guys, the scientists who created the sperm using stem cells don’t plan […]

Judge Bans Bible from Childs Show and Tell

A U.S. court says a kindergartner’s mother cannot read Scripture during show and tell, even if the Bible is the boy’s favorite book. Monday’s ruling is a victory for the Marple Newtown School District in suburban Philadelphia. The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals says the school’s decision does not violate First Amendment rights given […]

Mind-Reading Device Sends Twitter Messages

Twitter messages are so short — a 140-character limit — that you have to really think about what you want to say. For Adam Wilson, thinking is all he has to do. Earlier this month, Wilson thought of a tweet (the name for a post to the social networking site) and poof, his computer read […]

Twitter and Facebook Could Harm Moral Values

Today’s fast-paced media could be making us indifferent to human suffering and should allow time for us to reflect, according to researchers. They found that emotions linked to moral sense are slow to respond to news and events and have failed to keep up with the modern world. In the time it takes to fully […]