Princeps or princeps civitatis was the title that Augustus and all later emperors called themselves. "First citizen" meant the foremost citizen or the leader of Rome. submitted by LordLightning to WritingPrompts
Todd Holmdahl / Conversations:Microsoft details HoloLens: spatial sound, inertial measurement unit with accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer, and Holographic Processing Unit — BUILD 2015: A closer look at the Microsoft HoloLens hardware
Scott Flynn / Unity Technologies Blog:Unity announces full support for Microsoft HoloLens — Announcing Support for Microsoft HoloLens — Holograms for all! Weve expanded our strategic collaboration with Microsoft to include full support for Microsoft
Ben Thompson / stratechery:A long-winded case for replacing Dick Costolo — Twitter Needs New Leadership — Yesterday Twitter released very disappointing quarterly results, with misses on both user and revenue growth. From the Wall Street
Dozens of marchers gathered at Fort Lauderdales Stranahan Park Friday evening, made signs, meditated for a moment and then left on a nearly two-and-a-half mile march through the citys upscale food and shopping district.
A new mobile app distributed online by the ACLU of California can protect your right to record police brutality in public, even if law enforcement tries to take away your smartphone to delete the video. Once the phone stops recording, the
Lost in the emotional response to the death of Freddie Gray, and the subsequent riots and national media attention on Baltimore, is the practice of:Rough Rides.The type of vans used to transport people who are being arrested have been used
Marine biologists have completed the first survey of the waters surrounding the remote Pitcairn islands in the Pacific, and called for its immediate protection.The international team of scientists, whose report was published inPLoS One, wrote that the marine life around …
The Queens man suspected of shooting and critically wounding a New York City police officer who had driven up in an unmarked car to question him was charged with attempted murder on Sunday, officials said.By J. DAVID GOODMAN and AL
The European justice system is completely different than ours here in the USA. In Europe they believe in trying to reach those that have not had what others have not had. They really do try to rehabilitate instead of punish.
Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott ordered the Texas National Guard to monitor a joint U.S. Special Forces training taking place in Texas, prompting outrage from some in his own party....when rookie Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced he was ordering the
In Tuesdays Supreme Court hearings, which will determine whether the Constitution protects same-sex marriage and if states must recognize marriages from other states, notoriously conservative Justice Samuel Alito argued that its possible to approve of gay relationships …
One of four ducks captured for treatment after the April 11 bunker fuel spill from a freighter in English Bay. Three of the birds, two buffleheads and an American wigeon, were released in good condition.
For more information on ColorBrewer, see a flash-based interactive map and a quick visual reference to all ColorBrewer scales . also contains several helper functions to facilitate production of specific type of images.
Pennsylvania State Police, Gettysburg, said the crash occurred as a vehicle was traveling north on Old Carlisle Road at Rentzel Road when it exited the right side of the road for unknown reasons. The driver of the vehicle made corrective
The federal government officially recommends salt intake drastically lower than what most Americans consume - 2,300 milligrams a day compared with 3,500. Yet a vocal body of scientific critics say not only are such drastic reductions unneeded for those without
Police believe a woman found shot to death early Friday morning was killed in a domestic-related murder-suicide in the citys Chatham neighborhood. About 12:45 a.m. Friday, officers responded to a residence in the 8000 block of South Princeton Avenue and
That was the text Mila Dago sent to her ex-boyfriend just moments before a fatal crash that claimed the life of her passenger. The alleged drunk driving accident that killed 22-year-old Irinia Reinoso occurred back in August 2013, but new
A 33-year-old man who was forced to stay away from his 32-year-old wife for the last six years was recently granted divorce by the family court. The court, however, said the mans plea to hand him the custody of his
Due to unexpandable internal storage, junk files and large media files take up lots of space and cause slow response on iOS device. Hidden junk files and even deleted photos can result in potential privacy leak.
Baltimores top prosecutor announced criminal charges Friday against all six officers suspended after a man suffered a fatal spinal injury in police custody, saying no one is above the law. States Attorney Marilyn Mosby declared that Freddie Grays death was
Julius Mariasis allegedly choked his 82-year-old neighbor in a dispute over her doorbell at a senior home in West Boca, Fla., authorities say. An 82-year-old Florida man shoved and choked his octogenarian neighbor during a dispute over her doorbell, authorities
Ill be flying in Tuesday night at 9 pm for work on Thursday/Friday in Jersey, so Im taking Wednesday June 16th off to play Bethpage Black. Kicked myself for not playing it when I lived there, but I wasnt expecting
Brian Carpenter is a master of dark Americana. Hailing from Boston, his style is fluid, mostly referencing early 20th Century American jazz and other folk/roots music. His first band that caught attention, Beat Circus worked in a self-described American Gothic
On April 29 the World Health organization declared North and South America to be free of rubella after the last reported endemic case in Argentina in 2009. The New York Times discusses the history of rubella eradication in the Americas
... and linked an innocent man to a 20-year-old murder case. Analysis by the EFF of the case of Michael Usry, a New Orleans filmmaker whose fathers DNA profile in a non-profit DNA database, which he had been assured would
Shit People say to Women Directors Google shows you a sea of men.The second part of the ShitPeoplSayToWomenDirectors About pages states: This space is designed for catharsis and to raise awareness about the barriers women face in the film industry.
Pitcain Island is one of the most remote communities in the world, a five-square-kilometre volcanic outcrop in the Pacific Ocean almost 6000 kilometres from the nearest continent. It has a population of less than 50 people, many of whom can
The Whole Family n the second story, Mary Wilkins Freeman overturns the whole table with a wonderfully feminist reinterpretation of a secondary character. The rest of the book is a scramble to put the apples back in the cart ...In
Science Needs a New Ritual And so transcendence can take the form of blindness to differences between people and to our own biases. We assume scientists all think and believe the same things, even beyond the unequivocal data. We are
Russia is the funniest country in the world. Some countries, like America and England, are funny mostly on purpose, while others, like Germany and France, can be funny only unintentionally. (But that counts! Being funny is tricky, so any way
Early Urban Planning: Ancient Mayan City Built on Grid No other city from the Maya world was planned using this grid design, researchers say. There is more background on what was typical on Urban Planning in Ancient Central Mexico.
Kristen Wiig has a new movie out titled Welcome to Me, about a woman with Borderline Personality Disorder who wins $86 million dollars, goes of her medication, and then buys herself a two hour talk show. In promoting the film,
Frank Olivo, the Santa Claus who was pelted with snowballs at the Philadelphia Eagles game in 1968, has passed away. The Philly native was 19 years old when the Eagles pulled him out of the stands and asked him to
You couldnt control the camera, I mean. The Silent Hill video games were blunt and herky-jerky—you, backed into a corner, swinging a plywood board clumsily at two sets of mannequin hips bolted horrifically together, flailing at you. Clay-colored, faceless children