Two years ago I came back online after being offline for years. I had no facebook, no personal connections, nothing. I hadn't had a real conversation with a person since who knows when. Then I found Reddit! the backstory... My
Elliot Njus / Oregonian:Portland legalizes Airbnb-style short-term rentals — A portion of this Irvington home was available for short-term rental until someone complained to the city. (Janet Eastman/The Oregonian) —
Zac Hall / 9to5Mac:1Password debuts extension for third party apps on iOS 8 — The popular password and security management app 1Password has already previewed its iOS 8 extension and Touch ID support for unlocking
Reuters:European regulators training sights on Googles mobile software — (Reuters) - European regulators are preparing what could be a stern challenge to Google Incs (GOOGL.O) (GOOG.O) mobile software business in
Sam Gustin / Motherboard:FCC Chairman: Verizon Uses a ‘Disturbing’ Loophole to Throttle Unlimited Data — Federal Communication Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler is “deeply troubled” about Verizon Wirelesss recently-announced plan to
Diane Bartz / Reuters:Senate: unauthorized wireless cramming charges cost consumers hundreds of millions — Cellphone users hit for ‘hundreds of millions’ in bogus charges: Senate study — (Reuters) - U.S.
Biz Carson / Gigaom:BitPay cuts transaction fees on starter plan, making bitcoin payment processing free (and unlimited) for merchants — The Atlanta-based payment processor plans to announce today that its
Alex Wilhelm / TechCrunch:Yelp Swings To Profitability In Strong Q2 With $88.8M In Revenue, EPS Of $0.04 — Today after the bell Yelp reported its second-quarter financial performance, including revenue
The award-winning documentary Rich Hill focuses on the fading American dream, through the eyes of three teenagers. One of the films stars, 16-year-old Andrew Jewell, and the director, Tracey Droz Tragos, discuss.
As I write this as Gov. Brown is making sure with the Mexican Gov. that these illegals will be welcomed into Calif. Anyone that votes for this so-called Gov. again has got to be dumber than a rock! Calif. is
The purpose of this study was to investigate the role of fear of negative evaluation (FNE) in predicting psycho-social functioning (depression and quality of life (QOL)) as a function of amount of weight lost four years after weight loss surgery
Police were searching for two men who carjacked an SUV and plowed into a group of children and adults selling fruit to raise money for their church, killing three kids and critically injuring their mother and the carjacking victim.
A Queens teen who insisted he smoked marijuana so much that wasnt impaired by the drug in a fatal crash that killed his four friends reversed course Tuesday and pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide charges to avoid a possible longer
Simon and Martina, of the joint blog Eat Your Kimchi, are a married Canadian couple that moved to South Korea in 2008. They have a YouTube series called TL;DR in which readers can submit questions about living in Korea, and
Cracked interviews a NK escapee, an ambassador to NKs grandson, and a journalist covering NK. Want more, without any humor (Cracked is pretty restrained for their piece)? BBC on the people smuggling industry, Yeonmi Park on growing up in North
Test footage from a Deadpool project looks to be awesome. As this is test footage, it is entirely possible that it wont actually end up in a movie or videogame, but even on its own, its fairly fucking brilliant, and
The Center for Investigative Reporting conducted a year-long investigation into the problem of teens held in solitary confinement and chronicles what it found in the short documentary Alone. Almost half of all teens at New York Citys Rikers Island suffer
African American Bowling Shirt. Bra Flag. Liberaces Performance Jacket. The Oscar Mayer Wiener Banjo-Ukulele. A Bull Semen Parachute. These artifacts and their stories are part of the wonderful online exhibit of objects held by the Wisconsin Historical Museum. Enjoy browsing
A 10-Part Series By Alan Taylor. One hundred years ago, in the summer of 1914, a series of events set off an unprecedented global conflict that ultimately claimed the lives of more than 16 million people, dramatically redrew the maps
If youve walked along Broadway between 15th Street & 17th Street in downtown Oakland recently, your eye may have been caught by the colorful zodiac animals and enigmatic faces painted on the sides of two utility cabinets in front of
Deaths in the Iliad is an infographic by Laura Jenkinson presenting every death in Homers Iliad. In her book of poetry Memorial Alice Oswald did something similar, writing about all 213 named men who die in the epic poem. You
Janet looks at 89 dicks. (SLYT) Janet, who has never seen a dick pic, is presented with a slideshow of 89 such pictures. This video is of Janets reactions. (SFW visuals-wise, but contains close to four minutes of Janet saying
For many a female octopus, laying eggs marks the beginning of the end (pdf, 1.11MB). She needs to cover them and defend them against would-be predators. She needs to gently waft currents over them so they get a constant supply
A Traditional City Primer Andrew Price on urbanism and the built environment: As you read my blog, you will often see me talk about and promote the Traditional City... The traditional city is a human-scale environment. It is extremely compact,
Hawkeye, lost 80% of his hearing in West Cost Avengers #1. When a 4 year old boy refused to wear his hearing aids since no super hero wore them, this was used to help convince him. Matt Fraction has revived
Its a standardized room. Like Diet Coke or iPhones, American rooms are a kind of product, built as quickly and cheaply as possible to a standardized specification. Article describing the standard American room as viewed through youtube videos.
Charmingly Antiquated is a tumblr of the usual random sort, plus original art by Sam, which includes three one-shot short comics: a little love story about a mermaid and tattoos, a morbid little comic about a banshee, and a silly,
Attorneys trained in this way will be able to be average people, Ms. Orsi said, not just because they dont have debt, but because law school tells us that were really special. ). With the ongoing concern over the state