EDIT: I also fucked up by not fucking proof-reading my own title. For context, I am a college prof at a not very great school in the midwest. Still looking for a tenure-track job, but contract work pays the bills
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:Lost-Item Tracker Tile Raises $13 Million To Fund International Expansion, Android Release — Tile, the lost-item tracker that raised millions in crowdfunding wants to give objects a
Loek Essers / Computerworld:Google removes news snippets for some German sites after publishers sought cut of ad revenue — Google bows to pressure, removes news snippets from German search results — In a move to
Kevin Fitchard / Gigaom:At the 11th hour, Verizon decides to cancel its controversial throttling plans — Verizons “network optimization” policy would have restricted speeds for its heaviest unlimited data users
Mark Scott / New York Times:Rocket Internet prices IPO at €42.5/share, valuing company at €6.7B, or roughly $8.4B — Rocket Internet Prices Its I.P.O. — The German technology company Rocket Internet priced its initial public
David Harris / bizjournals:Twitter to invest $10M in MIT social media research lab — Social media giant Twitter will invest $10 million over five years to support the newly launched Laboratory for Social Machines at
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:Houzz Raises $165M Series D Funding Round Led By Sequoia To Fuel International Expansion — Houzz, the fast-growing home-remodeling site, today announced that it has raised a
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Presentations prepared ahead of journalist test drives of the F-150 in the pickup aficionado area of Texas have further revealed new and interesting details about the aluminum intensive truck. For once, those who thought the 2015 F-150 only uses aluminum
Afghan police say two suicide bombers in the capital have targeted two buses carrying Afghan army troops, killing seven and wounding 21 people. Kabul criminal investigation police chief Mohammad Farid Afzali says first attacker Wednesday morning hit a bus with
In a pivotal welterweight match up, Gunnar Nelson and Rick Story collide in search of a top 10 ranking this Saturday at UFC Fight Night 53 in Stockholm, Sweden, at the Ericsson Globe Arena. In a battle of untested prospect
A central Pennsylvania man and woman have been charged with homicide in the death of their 9-year-old son, whose decomposing body was found in their Harrisburg home last summer. Dauphin County District Attorney Ed Marsico said Monday that Jarrod Tutko
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Another Memphis mob attack involving teens has occurred and this time the large group of violent kids directed their attack primarily on an unsuspecting mother and her daughter. According to a report from WREG on Sept.
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A dog mysteriously stuck in a drain for days was rescued on Wednesday in the city of Guiyang in southwest China. People passing by said they realized the little animal was trapped underground when they heard it barking.
Shaheed Brown was arrested in Newark on Saturday and charged with the July 12 slaying of a Ewing man in Trenton. Anthony Callow, the defense attorney for Shaheed Brown, 30, entered a not guilty plea on behalf of his client
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Two men have been sentenced to death and another to life imprisonment for killing a pro-government Muslim cleric in Chinas far-western city of Kashgar, state media said Monday. A court in Kashgar on Sunday convicted Gheni Hasan and Nurmemet Abidilimit
Ghost Gunner is a computer-numerically-controlled mill that sells for $1200. Using it, and datafiles from the manufacturer, you can create your own AR-15 lower receiver. All the rest of the parts necessary can be purchased legally, to permit you to
76 of 79 Deceased NFL Players Found to Have Brain Disease As the NFL nears an end to its long-running legal battle over concussions, new data from the nations largest brain bank focused on traumatic brain injury has found evidence
When Musk went to price the mission with US launch companies, he was told transport would cost $60-80 million. Reeling, he tried to buy a refurbished Russian intercontinental ballistic missile to do the job, but his dealer kept raising the
Lately, Washington DC has been abuzz with the FBIs plans to relocate outside of the District. But for some, the movement of major government agencies to the Maryland and Virginia suburbs means something potentially revolutionary: legal grounds for DC to
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Geraldine Jerrie Mock, the first woman to fly solo around the globe, has died. She was 88 years old. In 1964, housewife and amateur pilot Jerrie Mock took on the task of completing what Amelia Earhart had attempted over a
Ever wondered how to make a basket out of willow rods or birch bark? How about a bow drill for lighting fires? Maybe youd rather make your own cordage out of nettles and then use it to make a wood-and-thorn
An alt-country wunderkind who hates country music, a restlessly prolific songwriter stifled by his label, a reformed hell-raiser determined to maintain privacy in a celebrity marriage. For 20 tumultuous years, Ryan Adams has done things the hard way, but thanks
In Before The Law, Jennifer Gonnerman, writing for The New Yorker, tells the story of Kalief Browder, who was unjustly accused of taking a backpack. He spent the next three years on Rikers Island before the charges were dismissed.
Ed , by illustrator Chris Jones. Eds eye. Eds eyeball. Making of. From the artist: Well, theres Sigma 2 subsurface scattering on the sclera, which blends into a Dielectric shader (not my preference, but that was the only way I
Watch Christian and Maria make candy During their stay in Amsterdam, Christian Mayer and Maria Scholz discovered an artisanal candy shop - and were mesmerized. They abandoned their previous jobs (in a law firm and on stage, as a singer)
Hey, remember when the Supreme Court ruled that every religion needs to have a shot at opening a legislative session with a prayer? Well, ladies and gentlemen, please put your hands together for David Suhor, Agnostic Pagan Pantheist. Wait, where
Wolves in Wyoming are once again being protected under the Endangered Species Act, just two years after those protections were taken away. A federal judges ruling last week found the states management plan for the animal inadequate and un-enforceable. In
Thru You Too has been released. Kutimans followup to his landmark video album Thru You, Thru You Too is made up entirely of sampled musicians from YouTube, none of whom with any prior knowledge of the project. Previously and previously.