I'll make this short and to the point: -Wife gave me a gaming chair with speakers on the headrest and bluetooth capabilities -I invited family over to finish christmas leftovers -Was showing off my new gaming chair by playing music
Paul Graham:Immigration reform is crucial to keeping the US a tech superpower, as 95% of great programmers reside outside the US — Let the Other 95% of Great Programmers In — American technology companies want
Abby Ohlheiser / Washington Post:Xbox Live is back, but PlayStation Network is still down after Lizard Squad takes credit for Christmas outage — PlayStation and Xboxs networks are still recovering from a Christmas Day outage
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:Withings Activité review: too expensive for mass market at $450, but will appeal to watch enthusiasts — Withings Activité Fitness Tracking Watch Review — earable tech has seemed on a fairly straightforward
Natasha Singer / New York Times:FTC charges data broker LeapLab with selling consumers financial details to fraudsters — Data Broker Is Charged With Selling Consumers Financial Details to ‘Fraudsters’ —
David Lerman / Bloomberg:NSA reports show agency may have violated laws by unauthorized surveillance of Americans for over a decade — U.S. Spy Agency Reports Improper Surveillance of Americans — The National Security Agency today
“I don’t care if the polls say that 99 percent of people believe we should normalize relations in Cuba. I don’t care if 99 percent of people in polls disagree with my position.Romney didnt care about 47%. Talk about doubling
Kamina, a young, female Western lowland gorilla, was born in August at the zoo in Oklahoma City but was shunned by her mother, so she was sent to Cincinnati in September. The human surrogates taught her to act like a
My moral introspection – cheshbon hanefesh – induced by the forthcoming High Holydays would not make an engrossing tell-all autobiography nor a big Hollywood movie production. I hate to confess it would not even be material for a sensitive low-budget
A Colorado man made history at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) this summer when he became the first bilateral shoulder-level amputee to wear and simultaneously control two of the Laboratorys Modular Prosthetic Limbs. Most importantly, Les Baugh,
Ottawa County sheriffs investigators allege Victor Donaldson, who turned 17 on Friday, Dec. 26, assaulted a jail guard on Dec. 10 during normal inmate movement. Donaldson was in jail for allegedly stabbing 18-year-old JaParis Rodgers to death on July 31
From everyone at Raptors Republic, wed like to wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. Its been a pretty great year for both the Raptors and the site, and it wouldnt be possible without the people that pay RR
A jury of eight women and four men decided that when Luka Magnotta killed Concordia University engineering student Jun Lin , it was planned and deliberate. The jurors rejected the mental illness defence presented by Magnottas lawyer.
On Christmas eve the NSA relesed a bunch of audit reports on illegal spying using EO 12333 from 2001 to 2013. The heavily-redacted reports include examples of data on Americans being e-mailed to unauthorized recipients, stored in unsecured computers and
Diabetes mellitus was originally conceived as a renal disorder. In the last decade, however, there has been renewed interest in role of the kidney in the development and maintenance of high glucose levels.
Your smartphone is changing more than just your habits -- its changing the way your hands work, too. Swiss researchers have discovered that activity in the brain cortex associated with index fingers and thumbs is enhanced directly in proportion to
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The day before Christmas is often a hectic one, featuring a certain amount of mad scrambling to ensure everything is in order for the big celebration. Before dashing off to the mall for last-minute purchases to round out someones gift
Spokesman Jim McGrath said in statement that Bush was taken Tuesday evening by ambulance to Houston Methodist Hospital as a precaution. Bush spent nearly two months in the same hospital and was discharged in January 2013 after treatment for a
In case you missed the outcome of the latest United Nations climate change conference in Lima, Peru, it was another costly, embarrassing failure. This one is likely to be remembered mostly for a staggeringly stupid stunt by Greenpeace employees, who
A teenager has been fatally shot by police at around 11:15 p.m. local time Tuesday at a gas station in Berkeley, near Ferguson, the St Louis Post-Dispatch reports . The victim was identified as Antonio Martin, 18, by his mother,
Animal cruelty charges against the son and daughter-in-law of U.S. Senator Jeff Flake and two others will be dismissed after new information came to light about the deaths of 21 dogs at a suburban Phoenix kennel in June, prosecutors said
Large-scale surveys of single-cell gene expression have the potential to reveal rare cell populations and lineage relationships but require efficient methods for cell capture and mRNA sequencing1, 2, 3, 4. Although cellular barcoding strategies allow parallel sequencing of single cells
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Its Zelda Day! Presented for your consideration: BS-Zelda, the satellite radio-based Zelda games that never got released outside of Japan.The first BS Zelda game was an update/modification of the original Legend of Zelda. It was intended to be played over
Its a white industry, writes Chris Rock on show biz, from the lowliest focus-group testing gig to being a film executive. Pullquote:Youre telling me no Mexicans are qualified to do anything at a studio? Really? Nothing but mop up? What
A Sunni-Shia Love Story Imperiled by al Qaeda (by Ruth Michaelson).Sabrine and her soldier husband managed to marry against all odds, including her familys wrath. Now, their love story faces an even bigger threat—his abduction by the Nusra Front.
Many are worried about what technology means for books, with big bookshops closing, new devices spreading, novice authors flooding the market and an online behemoth known as Amazon growing ever more powerful. Their anxieties cannot simply be written off as
Frank Schaeffer: You cant understand why the GOP was so successful in winning back both houses of Congress in 2014, and wrecking most of what Obama has tried to do, unless you understand what we did back then. We were
Plague is a new social networking app that spreads information like a contagious disease. You see a post from someone who is geographically close to you. Swipe up to spread it to the users nearest to you, swipe down to
NES My Life Mundane everyday challenges (such as finding a job, dealing with ultra conservative relatives, or deleting unwanted dick pics on a dating site) envisioned as classic black box retro 8bit Nintendo games.
This subreddit is exclusively for pictures of infrastructure. Paved roads and other public transit, agriculture, freight, waste management, and water systems are all things we could live without but we really dont want to (and they look cool too) Just
Today is the 10th anniversary of the tsunami that changed life in South and South East Asia. Aceh bore the heaviest losses and the ASEAN remembers the toll of destruction. This event changed the way global agencies coordinate large scale
Inadvertent Algorithmic Cruelty: Author and Web design consultant Eric Meyer lost his daughter Rebecca to a brain tumor earlier this year, as mentioned previously on the Blue--or in this case the Purple. At the years end, Facebooks Year in Review
Christmastime for the Jews! In a hysterical claymation-style animated short about Jews having free reign over the country on Christmas, Darlene Love sings about the many benefits of not celebrating the holiday. Originally aired as part of a TV Funhouse
io9 tells us that Chinese food on Christmas is no longer just a Jewish tradition and digs up an ethnographic article examining the birth of the customary meal: Chinese food is unkosher and therefore non-Jewish. But because of the specific