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This Is How The NSA Is Tracking You This Instant


That cell phone in your back pocket, which you are so addicted to thanks to all its apps, videos, messaging function and all other cool bells and whistles, that you can’t possibly live without?

It is simply the definitive NSA tracking beacon used to find where you are at any given moment. 

The following infographic explains how the NSA does just that…

Via The Washington Post:

EURO MARKET : First Peruvian mangoes arrive at Star fruit

Ive Lambert: "Early arrival with higher brix"

Mangoes by air from Peru have been available at Star fruit for some weeks now, but yesterday the first containers of the Inca brand arrived.

"The first boat arrived earlier than previous years," said Ive Lambert.

 "Last year we did not see any arrive before week 52 and the Peruvian harvest was limited because a number of trees didn't bloom, hence less fruit. This year the fruit has arrived earlier than expected because the trees blossomed earlier." 

The arrival of the first sea freight containers

High brix
Ive expects a normal Peruvian season. "Product will be more spread out this year. The quality of the fruit now is good and tasty. The brix sits between 13 and 14, and sometimes 14.5. Compared to last year, the first containers only sat with a brix of 9. Of course, with air freight it is another story as they arrive with a higher brix."

Sea freight with the Inca brand

According to the trader, "Pri…


A timely reminder before the Holidays and our generous spirits open up our wallets…   

How many ways can you spellG R E E D?


SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT BEFORE YOU MAKE CONTRIBUTIONS:   As you open your pockets to do a good thing and make yourself feel good, please keep the following facts in mind:

The American Red Cross
President and CEO Marsha J. Evans' salary for the year was $651,957 plus expenses MARCH OF DIMES
It is called the March of Dimes because only a dime for every 1 dollar is given to the needy. The United Way
President Brian Gallagher receives a $375,000 base salary along with numerous expense benefits. UNICEF
CEO Caryl M. Stern receives $1,200,000 per year (100k per month) plus all expenses including a ROLLS ROYCE. Less than 5 cents of your donated dollar goes to the cause. GOODWILL
CEO and owner Mark Curran profits $2.3 million a year.
Goodwill is a very catchy name for his business. You donate to his business and then he sells the items for PROFIT. 
He pays noth…

Edward Snowden's Latest Leak Is A Real Doozy for Australia



DEC. 3, 2013, 3:07 PM 

Shutterstock/Bi Australia

Edward Snowden’s latest NSA leak is a doozy for Australians. 

In 2008, Australia’s surveillance agency, the Defence Signals Directorate (now known as the Australian Signals Directorate), offered to share the private information of Australian citizens with foreign intelligence agencies.

The most troubling aspect of this latest revelation is a discussion that reportedly took place between a global intelligence community known as the Five Eyes — the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand — regarding the sharing of citizens’ “medical, legal and religious information,”according to the Guardian

The recently released document has added weight to the argument that major intelligence powers, who operate hand-in-hand with the U.S. National Security Agency, are exceeding the bounds of their legal mandates, and that their surveillance techniques violate the civil liberties of international citizen…