Peter Heinrich / Amazon Developer Services:Amazon Appstore Expands to 41 New Countries and Territories, Including Egypt, Indonesia, Singapore, and Turkey — Now available in 41 additional international locations, the Amazon Appstore has expanded its global
Elliot Bentley / Wall Street Journal:New Twitter experiment provides definitions for some hashtags — Twitter Testing Easier-To-Use Hashtags — Twitter appears to be testing a feature that will better organize
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:Microsoft files Android patent-royalty suit against Samsung — Summary: Microsoft has filed a contract dispute suite against Samsung over Android patent-licensing royalties. — Microsoft has filed
Bloomberg:Google Said to Plan Separating Photo Service From Google+ — Google Inc. (GOOG) is planning to give its photo service more autonomy from its Google+ social network as the company looks to attract more users,
Search engine optimization is extremely important for website success, and it pays to have your SEO strategy in place before you begin. The best way for first time customers to find you is through search engines. You need to get
A Russian Leader Just Started A Ridiculous Twitter Beef With ObamaPutin is well-known for his alpha-male branding and is frequently photographed showing off is toughness, including: holding a gun while shirtless, performing judo moves, and posing with animals like polar
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Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), chair of the Senate Budget Committee, sent a strongly worded letter to her colleagues on Friday urging them to address climate change as an economic imperative.Climate change is real and its impacts pose serious threats to our country, …
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick signed into law on Wednesday afternoon a bill designed to increase public safety and access around abortion provider facilities, following the Supreme Court’s buffer zone ruling last month.The bill, known as An Act to Promote Public S …
After raising a Gorilla in an English zoo, Damian Aspinall ventured out to the jungle where it was released to try to catch a glimpse of him, five years later. Not expecting the Gorilla, “Kwibi”, to recognize him, he was
Here is how the impeachment/no impeachment gambit would work: Valerie, Barry, and the crew hatch the idea to accuse the Republicans of wanting to impeach Obama, and then they float the rumor that the allegation is just the left’s way of
Last month, a Florida trial court held that the state’s gerrymandered congressional maps — maps that enabled Republicans to capture 17 of the state’s 27 U.S. House seats despite President Obama’s victory over Mitt Romney on the very same day
“I stand with those children at the border and I stand for due process,” Rep. Al Green (D-TX) said on the House floor Friday morning, evoking the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “I don’t stand for a fast
Im pretty excited about the GOP lawsuit against the administration because it turns out they are coming into my little world of trial law. There are rules and case law here that govern how to deal with ridiculous law suits
As early as 2011, Congressman Michael Burgess (R., Tx.) was quoted as saying that the GOP should use impeachment to stop the President from “pushing his agenda.”; More recently, in May 2013, Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz was unwilling to take
Young had briefly left an off-the-record GOP meeting about the border crisis and attempted to re-enter through a side door, and according to House rules, members are not allowed to re-enter through that door while a meeting is in progress.
Two American tourists charged with anti-state crimes in North Korea said Friday they expect to be tried soon and pleaded for help from the U.S. government to secure their release from what they say could be long prison terms.
Metro Police have identified two officers in Tuesdays fatal shooting of a suspect in a carjacking and attacks at two Las Vegas houses where a homeowner was killed and two women were critically injured.
Police were searching for two men who carjacked an SUV and plowed into a group of children and adults selling fruit to raise money for their church, killing three kids and critically injuring their mother and the carjacking victim.
On September 1st, Paul F. Tompkins officially checks in to the Superego Clinic For Analytical Pscience™ for the long-awaited fourth season of the groups comedy/improv podcast. Cant wait? Theres good news! Throughout the month of August, Superego will be posting
Muckety maps the connections of the rich and famous. Favorites:Why the U.S. hasnt punished Russian oligarchsOur map to the George Washington BridgeGoldman Sachs & the world banking systemThe lofty connections of Helena Bonham CarterMuckety Founder Discusses Journalistic Entrepreneurshipmuckety and the
In June of this year, POM Wonderful won a round in a food fight with Coca-Cola in the case about how a fruit juice blend is labeled. Its a case of commercial speech, to which John Oliver opined that in
One of the most exhilarating cinematic works of the Czechoslovak NewWave is Vera Chytilovás 1966 film, Daisies, the story of two young womenwho declare the world is spoiled and rotten, and so make a pact that theywill be too. --
MIND MELD: Food in Science Fiction versus Fantasy This week we asked about Food and Drink in SF. Food and Drink in science fiction sometimes seems limited to replicator requests for Earl Grey tea and Soylent green discs. Why doesnt
A putter is a putter together of scissors. This short documentary by Shaun Bloodworth follows the work of Cliff Denton, who works at Ernest Wright & Sons of Sheffield, one of the last remaining hand manufacturers of scissors. More from
Unlike other hunter-gatherer tribes of the Amazon, the Pirahã have resisted efforts by missionaries and government agencies to teach them farming. They maintain tiny, weed-infested patches of ground a few steps into the forest, where they cultivate scraggly manioc plants.
A Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire is an OpenLayers map that uses a new geographical dataset constructed from the award-winning Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World (previously), along with several other sources. You can search for sites
There are thousands of things that can go wrong during a sky dive. Usually, Dave Hartsock packed his own parachute. He could just about do it with his eyes shut: straighten the lines, roll the canopy, fold in the outside,
Vax: Gamifying Epidemic Prevention Players are tasked to prepare for an outbreak by vaccinating a network that resembles human social networks. After distributing vaccines, an infectious outbreak begins to spread and the player is tasked to quell the epidemic by
For an old North Sea hand, 40-foot waves, the kind that would terrify most of us, were nothing out of the ordinary. But the emergence from nowhere of a single wave that was more than twice as high as the
The Sci-Fi Writers War. A pro-Western, NATO-backed Ukrainian government faces a stubborn insurgency in the pro-Russian East. Fighting rages around Donetsk, with civilians dying in artillery fire and airstrikes, while Russian troops mass on the Ukrainian border. The latest headlines?
In recognition of his tireless devotion to picking up litter in the countryside, local man David Pig Pen Sedaris is honored by the Horsham District Council by having a garbage truck named after him. The West Sussex County Times realizes
Mysterious lake in Tunisian desert turns from turquoise to green sludge The lake appeared in the Tunisian desert like a mirage; one minute there was nothing but scorching sand, the next a large expanse of turquoise water.