With her head bent down staring at the floor, saliva running down her chin, a woman is unable to lift her head or close her mouth. Acid has melted her skin. An estimated 1500 people per year are victims of acid attacks; 80 percent of whom are female and 40 percent are under the age of 18. Although acid attacks are becoming increasingly common in countries such as India, … [Read more...] about Acid Attacks: The New Gender Terrorism
Archives for September 2014
Summary: Eric Matthew Frein is wanted for his alleged involvement in the shooting death of one Pennsylvania State Police trooper and the wounding of another outside the Blooming Grove Barracks in Pike County, Pennsylvania, on September 12, 2014.Frein is known to be a heavy smoker, a weapons enthusiast, and a survivalist. He claims to have fought with Serbians in Africa, and he … [Read more...] about USA Most Wanted – Eric Matthew Frein
Historian Mark Nesbitt organized the Ghosts of Gettysburg Walking Tours and has penned quite a few books about his paranormal investigations. I met him over a decade ago when I was writing Ghost. In 2011, we decided to co-write some books that combine forensic science and psychology with paranormal techniques, in order to develop the fullest possible investigations. In Blood … [Read more...] about Remote Viewing + Profiling = Remote Profiling?
While ISIS (or ISIL or the Islamic State, take your pick) is on the world’s mind, recent research is giving us better insight into the terrorist mind. Simplistic ideas about naïve souls being brainwashed or indoctrinated into fanatical beliefs are giving way to more empirically-grounded theories stressing group commitment and “engaged” followership. Every psychology student … [Read more...] about What Makes a Terrorist?
Leucomalachite Green (LMG) was a popular blood reagent used from at least the 1950's thru the 1990's. I'm sure some CSIs may still use this reagent but it is not nearly as prolific today. Most US forensic supply companies don't even sell the LMG reagent anymore. LMG has two primary uses in crime scene work. The first is as a presumptive blood test. LMG crystals are mixed … [Read more...] about Leucomalachite Green (LMG)