Felix Salmon:Based on inconclusive evidence, Newsweeks Dorian Nakamoto story is theory, not fact — The Satoshi Paradox — Newsweek wanted a scoop for its relaunch cover story, and boy did it deliver: it uncovered the
Martin Brinkmann / gHacks Technology News:Mozilla stops development of authentication system Persona, transfers project to community — Mozilla makes authentication system Persona Community Project — When Mozilla launched Persona under
Andy Pasztor / Wall Street Journal:FAA to appeal drone ruling, putting commercial use on hold until board makes decision — FAA to Appeal Ruling Challenging Its Authority Over Commercial Drones — Says Judges Decision Could
Wall Street Journal:Secret Raises Nearly $10 Million at $40 Million Valuation — Google Ventures is leading the round, which will include previous investor Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers, these people
With the rise of new Democratic leaders like Elizabeth Warren and Bill de Blasio, among others, one word keeps dominating the conversation on the left. I refer, of course, to the word liberal. Dreaded by centrist Democrats who consider it
Like the 2006 and 2010 versions, the 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) – a report released every four years on US military strategy and the challenges to its global operations – highlights threats, some more predictable than others, that global
Next to regular Barbie -- that unrealistically proportioned nemesis of normal female bodies everywhere -- the more compact stature and rounder curves of Average Barbie, created by Greenfield artist and researcher Nickolay Lamm, looked like a healthier version of the
Columbus, Ohio - The subzero temperatures and persistent winds that pushed wind chills into the 30 to 50 degrees below zero range, affecting a large swath of the country this winter, also raised the potential for scrotal frostbite in bulls,
Bully Prevention Bullying in school is usually a hidden problem. The teaching staff typically is unaware of how widespread bullying is in their building and may not even recognize the seriousness of bullying incidents that do come to their attention.
The New York City tabloids–whose owners are zealous about charter schools–have whipped up a frenzy against Mayor Bill de Blasio because he did not approve every single charter application rushed through the Bloomberg board at its last meeting in October
SALT LAKE CITY — A popular Granite School District summer camp program is facing a funding crisis that may shut it down.Each year, nearly 2,000 Granite District elementary school students participate in Mill Hollow Outdoor Recreation Center, a summer program
Alfredo Angulo used to enter the ring wearing a dog collar, but he might want to switch to one of those protective lampshades worn by pets recovering from injuries when he faces Saul Canelo Alvarez on Saturday night at the
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Producer Robert Fox elaborated on original screenwriter James Deardens stage adaptation, saying: Its completely its own piece for the theatre and is much more sympathetic to Alex, and Dearden has created a much more balanced version.
Armys top sex assault prosecutor suspended after assault allegation WASHINGTON - The top Army prosecutor for sexual assault cases has been suspended after a lawyer who worked for him recently reported hed groped her and tried to kiss her at
Autumn Ratke a 28-year-old American CEO of bitcoin exchange firm First Meta was found dead in her Singapore apartment on Feb. 28. Local media are calling it a suicide, but Singapore officials are waiting for toxicology test results.
Today, March 8, is International Womens Day, a day to celebrate the social, political and economic achievements of women, and focus attention on areas still needing action. In the run-up to the event, Reuters photographers in countries around the globe
Monsanto Is Going Organic in a Quest for the Perfect Veggie - The lettuce, peppers, and broccoli—plus a melon and an onion, with a watermelon soon to follow—arent genetically modified at all. Monsanto created all these veggies using good old-fashioned
The Men of Atalissa PBSs POV collaborates with the New York Times on a 35-minute documentary about the intellectually disabled men exploited for thirty-five years by Henrys Turkey Service in Atalissa, Iowa. (The documentary at the NYT or embedded in
After 12 years of anticipation, the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere is ready for its close-up. How 10,000 workers lifted 104 floors, gave new life to an international symbol and created one spectacular view.
This site has the aim of encouraging a wider reading of all types of literature, through a series of recipes inspired (directly or indirectly), by those works. It explores the ways in which descriptions of food are used to elicit
Earlier this week, the captain of a Westjet flight received a note from a passenger regarding her place in the cockpit. At the time Westjet declined to comment, feeling no need to lend credibility to the author of the note.
It turns out that fish may need bicycles after all. Or, more accurately, fish need more bicyclists, and fewer motorists. Water pollution attributable to automobiles includes oil, transmission fluid, brake fluid, antifreeze, , etc. (via rootsimple.com) See also
Grime numbers station, by Autodespair. From the comments: This is like such a long number. Im not sure its gonna work. Ill try it though Yeah the phone wont let me finish it, it keeps cutting out. No wonder they
Britain will betray the United States and Ukraine to keep laundering dirty Russian money. The city has changed. The buses are still dirty, the people are still passive-aggressive, but something about London has changed. You can see signs of it
Melee combat enthusiasts rejoice! Cold Steel (previously) are back with a whole bunch of new videos showing off their newest armaments. The more exotic selections include the Battle Star, the Boomerang, the Viking Axe, the Grosse Messer, the Sergeants Halberd,
Talking gender to Africa International donors have sought to improve the social, political and economic position of women in Africa through an approach known as gender. This donor-driven strategy is failing. The jargon of gender programmes is ambiguous and easily
The Teaching of Arithmetic: The Story of an experiment. In the fall of 1929 I made up my mind to try the experiment of abandoning all formal instruction in arithmetic below the seventh grade and concentrating on teaching the children
Nikes 23-Year Journey to make McFlys Shoes Real In 2007, a group of fans launched a grassroots campaign named McFly2015, begging Nike to make the shoes. Nike listened, kinda, releasing a special edition series of Nike Hyperdunks with the distinctive
Artist Jesse Krimes created a 39 panel allegorical mural while incarcerated in a federal prison in Butner, NC. The multi media piece is made primarily from prison bedsheets and photos from the NY Times. A little more about Krimes.
Geek Love touched a nerve at the beginning of the 90s, as grunge rock poured from the Pacific Northwest and independent movies like Reservoir Dogs (1992), Clerks (1994), Kids (1995), and Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995) flourished. In the same