How DNA Testing at the US-Mexico Border Will Actually Work

Starting as soon as next week, the Department of Homeland Security will begin piloting a DNA testing program at the US-Mexico border intended to expose immigrants suspected of posing as families. CNN first reported the initiative, which WIRED has confirmed will be conducted jointly by Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement at two undisclosed locations over the course of several days. It will employ a new form of genetic testing, known as Rapid DNA technology, that makes it possible to process a DNA sample and produce results in about 90 minutes. In recent months, a huge surge in unauthorized border crossings, especially by families, has put mounting pressure on the US government to accommodate and contain the …

“No, We Are Not a Same-Sex Couple, But We Do Share a Daughter”: Every Parent Needs to Read This Dads Viral Post

ShareTweetPinterest Co-parenting certainly has its challenges, but “biological dad” David and “bonus dad” Dylan are making it look natural in a photoshoot and heartwarming Facebook post that recently went viral. “Our daughter Willow. You may never know how your love has changed us all,” wrote Dylan. “The guy to the left is [me] (Daddy, Daddy Dylan or Bonus Dad), in the middle is, of course, our Princess Willow and the guy to the right is David (Daddy, Daddy David or biological Dad).” Courtesy Willie + Rose Photography “No, we are not a same-sex couple, but we do share a daughter,” he continued. “David is Sarah’s ex-husband and I am the fiancé. We have molded ourselves into one unique family, if …

Climate Change Deniers Are Not Putting Their Money Where Their Mouths Are

Whenever an article on the science of climate change gets any prominence, and often when it doesn’t, the comments section is flooded with people denying climate change is happening or that humans are involved. However, few, if any, of those people believe what they are saying enough to be willing to bet money on it – even though if they’re right they could easily get very rich. Every now and then climate scientists do make bets (some doing remarkably well) with those seeking to discredit their work as to average global temperatures over the next few years. Most prominent opponents of climate action dodge offers of these bets – like the member of a prominent climate skeptic think tank who refused two $20,000 bets …

Netflix’s ‘Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile’ omits Ted Bundy’s truly evil side

, released on Netflix today, is the latest film to chronicle serial killer Ted Bundys arrests, trials, and ultimate execution. By this point30 years after his deathweve seen Bundy profiled in TV segments and portrayed by several actors. Is there anything left to say about the man who brutally killed more than two dozen women, manipulated everyone in his life, and somehow managed to escape police custody twice? Maybe, but no new revelations will be found in a dull and tonally uneven film. Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile RELEASE DATE: 5/3/2019 DIRECTOR:Joe Berlinger STREAMING:Netflix The film leaves out a lot of Ted Bundy’s story and doesn’t give enough weight to the victims. Extremely Wicked High School MusicalThe Phantom Prince: …