Ernesto / TorrentFreak:Popcorn Time: an open source, cross platform app for simply streaming movie torrents — Popcorn Time: Open Source Torrent Streaming Netflix For Pirates — Over the years BitTorrent
Lulu Yilun Chen / Bloomberg:Tencent Agrees to Buy 15% Stake in JD.Com for $214.7 Million — Tencent Holdings Ltd. (700), Asias largest Internet company, agreed to buy a 15 percent stake in Chinese e-commerce company
Wall Street Journal:SoftBank Chief Executive Masayoshi Son Pushes Sprint to Shed ‘Loser’ Mindset in Mobile-Phone Industry — SoftBank Chief Executive Masayoshi Son Pushes Sprint to Shed ‘Loser’ Mindset in Mobile-Phone
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:CloudBees Raises $11.2M Series C Led By Verizon Ventures To Expand Its Java-Centric Enterprise PaaS — CloudBees, a Java-centric Enterprise platform as a service weve covered a few times in the past,
ecular Americans and many liberal people of faith have been horrified by the Right’s most recent ploy: “religious freedom” claims that would give conservative business owners license to discriminate. Until Arizona made the national spotlight, th …
There were many inadvertently hilarious moments at the Conservative Action Political Conference during the last few days, but one sticks out more than the rest. But this CPAC moment wasn’t funny. It was frightening. I’m not speaking of Ann Coulter’s …
Last week, Sony Pictures released the first trailer for the latest version of “Annie,” starring Quvenzhané Wallis as the iconic redhead. Quvenzhané Wallis, of course, is black (and is not sporting any red hair) and that sent a certain segment of
Thatll certainly feel good after the treacherous winter the area has seen. We arent out of the woods yet -- temperatures fall back into the 20s later this week -- but it is certainly some welcomed relief.
Theyre also more distorted : warped because of the barrage of messages we receive from television and movies and music and even corporations about what beautiful is supposed to look like, or what cool is supposed to look like, or
In the past two decades, semiconductor quantum dots and wires have developed into new, promising classes of materials for next-generation lighting and display systems due to their superior optical properties.
Military radar indicates that the missing Boeing 777 jet may have turned back, Malaysias air force chief said Sunday as scores of ships and aircraft from across Asia resumed a hunt for the plane and its 239 passengers.
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
Buyer Collects, collect from address specified Please Tel: Property Store 01726 222469 to arrange suitable collection time & availability of Item Opening hours 0830-1700 for Collections Daily via the enquiry Office, Tel : Enquiry Office 01726 222423 All collections need
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.
Postal History Corner: Canadian Postal and Philatelic History is chock full of fascinating information and high quality images and has been doing so for four years. A tiny smattering of the vast contents:A glimpse into the design process of the
Woman exits elevator on her 60th birthday and is given a lovely surprise. The woman is long-time childrens choir director Þórunn Björnsdóttir and the people singing are some of her former students. This is inside the Harpa concert hall in
Inside The One-Man Intelligence Unit That Exposed The Secrets And Atrocities Of Syrias War He had no formal intelligence training or security clearance that gave him access to classified documents. He could not speak or read Arabic. He had never
Milk products and production relationships. An elaborate, color-coded Wikipedia diagram showing both common pathways such as raw milk to cream to butter, and more esoteric pathways to products such as quark, pasta filata, and schmand.
In 1986, Californian legislators created the State Task Force to Promote Self-Esteem and Personal and Social Responsibility... final report became a the foundational works of the self-esteem movement. It concluded that:Self-esteem is the likeliest candidate for a social vaccine, something
In its constant endeavor to identify emerging trends, the New York Times has uncovered a boom in monocle wearing... again. But theyre not the only ones ever to be manipulated by the Monacle Lobby. Maybe they were just reacting to
Are you a fan of inventive, black-humored sci-fi/fantasy animation? Desperate to fill the Futurama-shaped hole in your heart? Look no further than Rick and Morty, the superb new Adult Swim series from animator Justin Lemongrab Roiland and Community darling Dan
Previously on the blue. Raphael Pirker, a.k.a. Trappy was the first person ever to to fined by the FAA for the commercial operation of a drone. However, instead of paying up, Pirker decided to contest the ruling with a little
Cultural production of ignorance provides rich field for study. Proctor, a professor of the history of science at Stanford, is one of the worlds leading experts in agnotology, a neologism signifying the study of the cultural production of ignorance. Its
David Wasting Paper queries 200+ illustrators, comic book, strip, gag, and editorial cartoonists on their trade, tools, favorite things, and more in his compulsively readable Cartoonist Survey(s) Some surveys I enjoyed include Alex Robinson, John Martz, R. Sikoryak, Vanessa Davis,
It isnt just the crazy cat ladies, although theyre there in droves. Its the six year-olds chanting the name of their favourite cats. Its the hipsters there smoking cigarettes, hip-hop dudes, country dudes... It is the kind of thing where
After the success of releasing the television pilot for Battlestar Galactica in movie theaters (in Sensurround) in 1978, Universal Pictures decided on a theatrical release for its other science fiction TV series: Buck Rogers in the 25th Century. The film