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Assignment Asks Students to Write Essay From 9/11 Terrorists’ Perspective

Infowars, “In other words, how might Al-Qaeda or a non-Western historian describe what happened” An international studies course at Iowa State University assigned students with writing a “historical account” from the perspective of Al-Qaeda during the 9/11 attack. The assignment, obtained by The College Fix, specifically asks students to describe how “Al-Qaeda or a non-Western

Pig Virus Wipes Out More Than 10 Percent Of Nation’s Hogs, Spikes Pork Prices

 John Goihl, a hog nutritionist in Shakopee, Minnesota, knows a farmer in his state who lost 7,500 piglets just after they were born. In Sampson County, North Carolina, 12,000 of Henry Moore’s piglets died in three weeks. Some 30,000 piglets perished at John Prestage’s Oklahoma operation in the fall of 2013.The killer stalking U.S. hog

Worm evolves to eat corn that was genetically engineered to kill it

The Independent – by CHRISTOPHER HOOTON  Nature has fought back against biotechnology, with rootworms now being able to stomach corn that was genetically modified to poison the pests. While an awe-inspiring demonstration of nature’s endurance, the development could cause billions of dollars worth of damage to US crops.   Named after the pesticidal toxin-producing Bacillus thuringiensis

Music superstar: 'We've got a Muslim president'


He ‘hates farming, hates the military, hates the U.S. and we hate him!’   Country-music legend Hank Williams Jr. unleashed another round of less-than-flattering words for Barack Obama, this time Friday night at the Iowa State Fair.   According to the Des Moines Register, after Williams performed the song “We Don’t Apologize For America