Hi, reddit. It's Adam Savage -- special effects artist, maker, sculptor, public speaker, movie prop collector, writer, father, husband, and redditor -- again. My Proof: https://twitter.com/donttrythis/status/618446689569894401 After last weekend's events, I know a lot of you were wondering if this
I was fresh out of high school, working as a receptionist for a fancy computer firm. It was my 2nd day on the job and the sales manager approached me and asked if I would announce over the company intercom
Nicole Perlroth / New York Times:13 top cryptographers issue report opposing US, British proposals for circumventing encryption, say plans would put the worlds digital communications at risk — Code Specialists
Min-Jeong Lee / Wall Street Journal:Samsung Sees Seventh Straight Profit Decline — The worlds largest smartphone maker by shipments said operating profit likely fell about 4% — SEOUL— Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday its second-quarter
Tom Simonite / MIT Technology Review:Study suggests Googles ad-targeting system discriminates based on gender and other personal traits — Probing the Dark Side of Googles Ad-Targeting System — Researchers say
Jordan Novet / VentureBeat:Microsoft offers researchers $500K and HoloLens development kits to make holographic computing useful — Microsoft today announced a request for proposals for academic research on possible applications
The Democratic campaign to relax national, state and local deportation policies is fueling outrage ignited by the shocking slaying of a woman in San Francisco by an oft-deported illegal immigrant with seven felony convictions.
U.S. History, taught minus the existence of the KKK or Jim Crow laws – with a focus on sectionalism as a cause for the civil war. The state of Texas continues to be the lone star beacon of a south concerned with
Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders undermined a key Obama administration talking point Monday when he said the actual unemployment rate in the U.S. is double what the federal government claims.“When you talk about the economy we also have to have
World powers seeking a nuclear deal with Iran in Vienna will continue negotiating past a second deadline on Tuesday — after missing a previous one last week.We are continuing to negotiate for the next couple of days, European Union representative
ATHENS — When voters in Greece did the previously unthinkable and defied Europe’s political titans by spurning their bailout proposal, some of the loudest rejoicing came from well beyond the country’s borders.Across the continent — from north to south, f …
VENTURA, Calif. (CN) - Tom Selleck filled a commercial water truck from a public hydrant 12 times and had it delivered to his home in Thousand Oaks, a public water district claims in court.By JULIANNA KROLAK
In perhaps the most predictable development in world history, the Washington Post found undocumented immigrants working on a Trump hotel construction project in Washington D.C.Equally unsurprising, those workers know of his comments calling undocumented immigra …
As the former executive director of a non-profit, I can tell you that one of the tasks of any effective leader of an organization - no matter the size or mission - is to engage in succession planning. This would
Pastor Rit Varriale is a long-time anti-gay activist. In addition to running the Elizabeth Baptist Church in Shelby, North Carolina, he runs God Before Government, a group he created to further his cause of flying the Christian flag above the American flag, to
The article brings back memories of Wealth Envy comments by the ... well... Political candidates backed by uber wealthy or were wealthy themselves.With wages stagnating, its no wonder there is poor participation of 401ks, let alone that management isnt too
I suppose Ben Carson would be more comfortable if matters of race were discussed in quiet rooms among quiet men willing to allow the status quo to continue. Perhaps he thinks a lack of discomfort will possibly change minds and
Amanda Peterson, the star of the 80s cult classic film Cant Buy Me Love has died. The actress was found dead in her home on Sunday, Hollywood News Daily reported on July 6. According to the report, Amanda Peterson was
Jamie Spiering, dressed in a pirate outfit, was arrested in the Florida Keys after firing blanks from his black-powder pistols at passing cars, authorities say. Jamie Spiering, shown in a mug shot, was dressed as a pirate when he was
The regulator outlined its plans to limit the number of authorisations issued in the 2500MHz-2690MHz band - which will give the winners the rights to use the spectrum for the deployment of networks using ) services, should be limited to
District of Columbia police arrested a man Monday morning they suspect was behind the stabbing murder that took place on the Fourth of July in a crowded subway car. Jasper Spires, 18, was out of jail no less than 24
A man arrested in the seemingly random fatal shooting of a woman at a San Francisco pier admitted in a jailhouse interview that he shot her, but said it was an accident. Francisco Sanchez, 45, told KGO-TV Sunday n a
Burt Shavitz, co-founder and namesake for natural care product company Burts Bees, has died, the company said on Sunday. He was 80. Shavitz, a a wild-bearded and free-spirited Maine man and beekeeper, co-founded the company with artist Roxanne Quimby in
Jockey Paul Francis, aboard the 35-1 outsider SUPERLUMINAL, raises his whip in celebration as he wins the 89th running of the Jamaica St Leger, a length ahead of the favourite SEEKING MY DREAM at Caymanas Park yesterday. Dennis Smith ,
Two people were killed and three were missing after a boat crashed into a bridge in downtown Louisville Saturday night. The accident occurred around 9:30 p.m. as the city was preparing for a holiday fireworks celebration at Waterfront Park.
Matt Stonie beats Joey Chestnut and wins the yellow mustard belt in the Nathans Famous hot dog eating contest in Coney Island on July 4, 2015. Upstart competitive eater Matt Stonie swallowed the competition, including eight-time champ Joey Chestnut, at
A pristine time capsule from 1962. Stunning pictures and video from this classic terminal, designed by famed Finnish architect Eero Saarinen. JetBlue has been working with the Port Authority with the intent to turn it into a boutique hotel.
Supreme Court rules against gerrymandering - Ginsburgs opinion is now the law, and I suspect that, in a few decades, this case will be considered one of the most important of the term. Thus far, only California has copied Arizona
Marsh Davies talks about how games distribute power to players and how power fantasies often fail to work as parables about bigotry through the window of Deus Ex: Human Revolution, with side discussions of how violent combat became so common
There was a thought that there werent enough bands with guitars that were exciting in the same way as the bands we cared about so we had the thought lets try and do it better ourselves ... What I wanted
Comparison between a scene in the film Whiplash and the short film it was based on(MLYT) (NSFW) Movie Audio OnlyShort Audio OnlyActor J.K. Simmons and director Damien Chazelle discuss what it took to go from their Sundance-winnnig short to a
The editor of the 63-year old weekly music magazine announces a new direction for Britains flagship music publication. Following the trend of shrinking sales across all printed media (from a peak of over 300000 issues sold weekly to barely staying
Remnant of Bostons Brutal Winter Threatens to Outlast Summer Now that it is July, it is easy to think of Bostons record snowfall last winter as a bad dream.These days, you can walk outside without dressing in multiple layers. You
Ten years ago, four suicide bombers carrying rucksacks packed with explosives attacked central London, killing 52 people and injuring hundreds more. It was the worst single terrorist atrocity on UK soil. Services mark the 10th anniversary of the event, with
Ryan Richardson has recently digitised and made available the entire run of Slash, an LA punk magazine, which ran from 1977 to 1980. Previous digitisation projects from Richardson include:Short-lived 70s teen magazine Star (Previously)A complete archive of Rock Scene magazine
On July 18, in a moment of belated poetic justice, a stone will be laid on the otherwise unmarked grave of Thaddeus Marshall, an African-American street vendor from Rutherford, N.J., noting his unsung contribution to American literature.
Win a Date with Channing Tatum: a Twine game by Mefis own nerdfish From the Projects page:My first experiment with the Twine platform, inspired by Channing Tatums recent AMA. Guess how many jellybeans are in a jar to win. Tell
Leonard Bernstein conducts the Vienna Philharmonic in Johannes Brahmss First Symphony. Second movement. Third movement. Fourth movement. Listening guide to a Bernstein performance with the Vienna Philharmonic from 1983, two years after this one. Tom Service writes about the piece
Burts Bees (SLYT) Ingram Berg Shavitz, known as Burt Shavitz, was an American beekeeper and businessman notable for founding the Burts Bees personal care products company with businesswoman Roxanne Quimby. Burts likeness is featured on the Burts Bees products. Burt
After 167 years of continuous trading, the end of trading bell today in the open outcry futures pits of the Chicago Board of Trade, along with its sibling at the New York Mercantile Exchange, will signal their permanent closure .