I originally posted this story Thursday night, but eventually ran into Rule 11. So before I give an update, here’s the original story. I’m not unable to sleep and typing on an ipad anymore, so I took the time to
Megan Geuss / Ars Technica:Warrant for raid on Kim Dotcom legal, New Zealand Supreme Court rules — New Zealands Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday (PDF) that warrants granted by the Court of Aukland in 2012
Alyson Shontell / Business Insider:As competition among VCs increases, some founders sell shares in early funding rounds — Investors Are ‘Fighting Like Drunken Sailors’ Over Hot Startups And Letting Founders
Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:After Alleged Rape In New Delhi, Uber Lays Out Additional Safety Measures In India — Following an incident in which one of its drivers allegedly raped a female passenger in New Delhi,
Wall Street Journal:Facebook, Twitter, and Google resist Russian regulators orders to remove information on rally supporting opposition leader Navalny — U.S. Tech Firms Face Showdown With Russian Censors — Facebook,
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
NEW YORK (Reuters) - From the dingy donut shops of Manhattan to the cloistered police watering holes in Brooklyn, a number of black NYPD officers say they have experienced the same racial profiling that cost Eric Garner his life.Garner, a
If Ronald Reagan were alive today, he would be one of Barack Obamas biggest fans. In the six years hes been president, Obama has managed to turn our countrys economy, at its worst point since the Great Depression, into one
If any of the following statistics were negative, imagine how quickly the Republicans would be coming up with a word for the economy that included President Barack Obama’s last name:• On Tuesday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stock index hit
President Ashraf Ghani, who took office in September, signed bilateral security agreements with Washington and NATO allowing the enduring military presence. The move has led to a spike in violence as the Taliban have claimed it as an excuse to
Dear Prudie,In my family, especially around the holidays, you have to be able to dish it out and take it. Good-natured ribbing about the things you’ve done, large and small, flies around the room, and the measure of how much we
Denzel Washington, who turns 60 on Dec. 28, has built a career that makes him worthy of being included in any discussion of the greatest actors of all time, alongside Marlon Brando, Robert De Niro and Sidney Poitier. With more
An AirAsia Indonesia airliner flying from Indonesia to Singapore with 162 people on board is missing.Flight QZ8501 lost contact with air traffic control at around 06:20 local time (23:20 GMT) over the Java Sea.
Recently, I found out that my work is mentioned in a book that has been banned, in effect, from the schools in Tucson, Arizona. The anti-ethnic studies law passed by the state prohibits teachings that promote the overthrow of the
Last week, when Prince William and his wife, Princess Elsa from Frozen, visited the United States, Piers Morgan – the self-appointed British commentator on America – proved how little he understands the US when he wrote an article saying that
Since his party’s devastating losses in the midterm elections, President Barack Obama’s approval rating in the Gallup organization’s daily tracking has increased by seven percentage points, from 40 percent on Nov. 5 to 47 percent last Friday.There’s no …
I missed the chance of wishing you all a Happy Christmas, but I thought I would get the new year greetings in nice and early!I just wanted to say that those of you who have been concerned about my absence
Pakistani officials are enraged.Now, a Pakistani embassy official is blasting the show, telling the NY Post ... Homeland makes it look like Pakistan, a longtime U.S. ally ... is embracing dictators and terrorists. The rep also bitched about scenery ...
If humans are ever going to survive on different planets in our solar system, we are going to need a steady supply of oxygen, food and water. People have had any number of ideas to solve the problem, but this
Two men were charged with multiple counts of aggravated battery after allegedly robbing and shooting a man in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side on Christmas Day, authorities said. Kwanie Furdge, 19, and Daniel Hudson, 31, were each charged
North Korea today blasted US President Barack Obama as a monkey inciting cinemas to screen a comedy featuring a fictional plot to kill its leader, and threatened inescapable deadly blows over the movie. The isolated dictatorships powerful National Defence Commission
Authorities in Ohio say they fear a woman and her three grandchildren staying with her for Christmas are inside the remains of a house engulfed by fire. Fayette County Sheriff Vernon Stanforth says the single-story ranch-style house was destroyed and
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Two Seattle men accused of targeting women for robberies and rip-offs on Capitol Hill have been charged with raping a woman in February after DNA evidence linked the men to the assault. Kirose Hailu , 23, and Wolid Mohammed ,
An armored car driver in Texas who abandoned his vehicle and made off with $200,000 has been arrested in Colorado on theft charges, and the missing money has been recovered, police said on Thursday. Trent Michael Cook, 24, was arrested
The 37-year-old actor, best known for his role as Screech in Saved By the Bell , was arrested early Friday after police responded to reports of a stabbing at Diamonds hometown bar in Port Washington, Wisconsin. According to police reports
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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Sleaford Mods are an English Hip hop/Post-punk duo based in Nottingham. This year the NME asked them to record a Christmas Message (NSFW swearing) In praise of... the Sleaford ModsSleaford Mods: Most days Id only have enough money for a
AirAsia flight QZ8501 from Indonesia to Singapore missing.An AirAsia airliner flying from Indonesia to Singapore with 162 people on board has lost contact with air traffic control. There were 155 passengers on board, the company said in a statement.New York
Model Sheets is a Twitter feed where someone is collecting model sheets from all kinds of cartoons, including South Park, classic Warner Bros. and Disney, Don Bluth, cable cartoons, old saturday morning stuff, and anime.
AirAsia Flight QZ8501 from Surabaya (Indonesia) to Singapore lost contact with Jakarta air traffic control at 2317 GMT. CNBC reports that the plane had asked for an unusual route before losing contact. AirAsia is a Malaysian low-budget airline, unrelated to
Werner Herzogs Happy People is less a film made by Werner Herzog than a film sculpted by Werner Herzog, as he selected and subsequently narrated ninety-four minutes of material taken from Dmitry Vasyukovs four-hour documentary of the same name. Vasyukovs
Rise and Fall of the American Kiddie Ride - Coin-operated kiddie rides used to be ubiquitous outside grocery stores and shopping centers throughout America. In the age of the iPad, what happens to them, and do kids even care any
The Founding Fathers unsung DJs who contributed to the foundational principals of the music known today as Hip Hop. This documentary transports you to a journey back to the early underground disco days of the streets and parks throughout New
2014 is coming to a close. Likely youve seen the previous post about DJ Earworms 2014 mashup, in which 25 songs (and their videos) were compressed into a 4 minute and 11 second mix. But while the United State of
Citizen-reviewers sling mud willy-nilly, behind a cloak of anonymity; Amazons pay structure is forcing formerly flush authors to scramble for day jobs. Writing for a living is more perilous than ever. But one writer found the courage to quit her
Sound of Cinema - British Sci-Fi from the BFI Days of Fear and Wonder - BBC Radio 3 talks to film composer Stephen Price about The Shape of Things to Come, Alien, Gravity, and other science fiction soundtracks.
JetBlue is adding luggage charges and packing more seats on its planes, and customers are freaking out. Is contemporary airline service so bad because the airlines are colluding to make you suffer, as Tim Wu writes in the New Yorker?
Perhaps shipping also reflects the yearning for a small moment of control in a chaotic world. Children often react to their inherent powerlessness by retreating to the wide-open spaces of their imagination. They make their dolls kiss (or fight), and
Never Better is The Awls goodbye to 2014. The most recent one is Last Years Punch by Dan Nosowitz. Another notable one is Good Things of 2014, a complete list. Including: * Derby * Frostie * Lucy * Holly *