Carbon Emissions Amplify Underwater Noise Pollution, Experiments Show

As seen in a previous article, ocean acidification has become a true cause of concern for ocean life, especially in the future. It is estimated that 22 million tons of carbon dioxide is being absorbed daily by our oceans. This has altered their natural pH, causing them to become 30% more acidic than they . . . → Read More: Carbon Emissions Amplify Underwater Noise Pollution, Experiments Show

AIG, Wall Street Bailouts: Is the Federal Reserve’s Independence at Risk?

The Federal Reserve was created 95 years ago to prevent banking crises as an independent agency whose Washington-based governors are appointed by the president of the United States and confirmed by the Senate. Its officials usually steer clear of the most heated political debates in a bid to protect their freedom to make . . . → Read More: AIG, Wall Street Bailouts: Is the Federal Reserve’s Independence at Risk?

Fannie Mae Rewards 90-Year-Old Woman’s Suicide Attempt

On October 1, 90-year-old Addie Polk, distraught over her home’s impending foreclosure, shot herself twice in an attempted suicide.

Fortunately, Ms. Polk’s attempt was unsuccessful. Even better for her, Fannie Mae – which had taken possession of her mortgage after numerous missed payments – forgave Ms. Polk’s debt and signed the house over to . . . → Read More: Fannie Mae Rewards 90-Year-Old Woman’s Suicide Attempt