Increase in UFO sightings during tough times

. Sunday, November 28
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Some will say that it’s because of the hard economic times that rob people of hope for the future. Others will just write it off to some unyet sound explanation. But, there are enough questions, hard, tough questions that prompted the people of Denver to add a measure to the Nov. 2 ballot that set the ground to develop a welcoming protocol. That measure was voted down, but it was there.

It’s the age-old question of extraterrestrial life and UFOs, and according to some, the more sightings that hit the news, the more sightings there are. Take, for instance, the sighting over NY City that has the attention of national media. MUFON, one organization dedicated to investigate sightings, reports receiving 500 calls per month on average, with 100 of those calls not so easily explained away.


Even ABC news caught this object hovering over NYC while doing on-street interviews. So far, no one is able to come up with a plausible explanation, yet thousands have seen the object hovering.

The debate is fueled and alive again. Is there life “out there?”

Foxconn worker conditions in photos

. Wednesday, November 3
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A bell clangs to signal the end of the work shift. Your replacement is standing behind you, waiting to take over and obediently steps in without missing a beat of the production flow. You walk a short way down an alley and into a massive dorm that is home to 210,000 of your coworkers, half of the existing workforce. You walk down a sterile, dim hallway to your room that is the size of a garage and shared with 7 others, one of which shares your bed since there are only 4. You might watch TV in a stark community room or wash your clothes and yourself on a balcony set up for that purpose. Then, back to work you go after sleeping on a barely 1 inch thick pad for a bed.

That is what it’s like to work for electronics manufacturing giant Foxconn in China, the makers of our beloved iPhone. sent a team there to take photos for an upcoming feature focusing on the worker’s conditions and reported abuse allegations along with the unprecedented 11 suicides that have occurred there.

Article comments point out that the conditions photographed at Foxconn aren’t all that bad compared to other places in China, and I suppose it wouldn’t even be in our sights at all if it wasn’t the birthplace of the wildly popular iPhone.

But here is an example of the extreme exploitation of people at the hands of capitalism, found throughout Asia and any other third-world or newly industrialized country.

I love my iPhone and extend my thanks to those that suffered to make it.