My second AMA after the one following that infamous Fox news video. You can learn more about me at rezaaslan.com My Proof: https://twitter.com/rezaaslan/status/456161151055699968 submitted by RezaAslan to IAmA
Wall Street Journal:Inside Alibaba, Chinas e-commerce giant with 2X Amazons revenues, and plans for a $15B IPO — Alibaba Flexes Muscles Before IPO — Chinese E-Commerce Giant Speeds Toward $15 Billion Deal — Jack Ma
Jordan Kahn / 9to5Mac:Pioneer says CarPlay firmware update for existing 2014 in-dash systems coming this summer — Following reports yesterday that car electronics manufacturer Alpine was planning to launch aftermarket
Nick Summers / The Next Web:Etsy to launch its wholesale platform this summer, will take a 3.5% commission for each order — Etsy plans to publicly launch its wholesale program in August, and today revealed
Ina Fried / Re/code:Apple, Google, Microsoft, Samsung and Carriers Back Anti-Theft Measures for Smartphones — Shutterstock / Innershadows Photography — With several states and municipalities considering various mandatory “kill-switch” laws
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:LaCies online store was compromised for nearly a year, exposing credit cards and contact info — Hardware Giant LaCie Acknowledges Year-Long Credit Card Breach — Computer hard drive maker LaCie
Kara Swisher / Re/code:Yahoos Q1 Earnings as Meh as Expected, But Chinas Alibaba Doing Great! — Yahoo pretty much came in on target in the first quarter with what Wall Street had been expecting, earning
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:Website-Building Platform Squarespace Raises Another $40M — Squarespace, which offers tools for individuals and small businesses to build websites and online stores, just announced that it has
Are you old enough to remember the Sony Walkman?Image source: YouTubeThe once-ubiquitous portable cassette player turns 35 on July 1. Introduced in 1979, Sony did not know if the Walkman was going to be a hit, barely selling 3,000 at first.
Fish are losing their survival instinct as the worlds oceans become more acidic because of climate change, researchers have claimed.The study confirms laboratory experiments showing that the behavior of reef fishes can be seriously affected by increased carbon dioxide concen …
New South Wales Premier Barry OFarrell says he will resign owing to a massive memory fail when giving evidence to the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) yesterday.Follow our live blogMr OFarrell made the announcement after a handwritten note was produced
Every year around this time, the IRS confronts thousands of Americans who refuse to pay their taxes. Continue Reading They are not interested in arguing over taxing the rich or whether the poor pay enough. Many reject the entire premise
FORT BRAGG, N.C. — Under a canopy of trees on the edge of a large field, soldiers from Bravo Battery are lying in a circle as they pore over targeting charts. Nearby, others are preparing the howitzer cannons as helicopters
Abdulaziz al Qahtani, an 18-year-old Saudi university student, closed his bedroom door and in the privacy of his own room began. Sidekick-sidekick. Sidekick-sidekick.Bunny-hop forward. Bunny-hop back.His mothers voice rang out through the walls.I know what youre doing in there …
Get ready to take a long hot shower after reading the comments of support on Vanguard News Network (VNN) for neo-Nazi Frazier Glenn Miller, who was arrested at the scene minutes after the Sunday afternoon shooting spree at two Jewish
Two registered sex offenders could face the death penalty in slaying of 4 women Murder and rape charges were filed Monday against two registered sex offenders accused of killing four women who vanished from the streets of Orange County.
Wake up fellow gamers! You have found yourself stranded on a remote island after your ship went down at sea and after talking with another marooned survivor you learn you are also on this island filled with creatures that want
The man accused of bullying his neighbors for 15 years, including children with developmental disabilities, carried out part of his punishment on Sunday by sitting at a busy intersection with a large sign that says hes a bully.
Lousiana State University sophomore Lloimincia Hall becomes an Internet sensation after her perfect 10 performances in the floor exercise, combining gymnastics technical proficiency with hot dance moves.
You may or may not be aware that voice actor Tom Kenny performs as both the Number One Employee at the Krusty Krab, SpongeBob SquarePants, and the nemesis of Finn and Jake, the Ice King. It is a strange nexus
If cruising through neon wireframe landscapes is your kind of thing, and previous mefi posts havent satisfied your burning desire for synth wave/retro electro/neo 80s, then perhaps you would be interested in a few of the following albums... Almost all
TechCrunchs Kim-Mai Cutler delivers a 12,000-word deep-dive on San Franciscos Housing Crisis. Touching on: rent control, the Ellis Act, Dianne Feinstein, the mission, the Fillmore, Angelo Sangiacomo, Howard Jarvis, the failure of the Greater San Francisco movement, the perfidy if
At first, the new Jerry Seinfeld show seemed reassuringly like the old one. Spontaneous coffees with friends. Mindless chatter that occasionally verged on the hilariously brilliant. But look closer and you see that this show isnt that show, and that
When our actions become a reflection of our character, we lean more heavily toward the moral and generous choices asserts professor Adam Grant (of the Wharton School) in a NYT opinion piece entitled Raising a Moral Child. Some research suggests
Its incredibly tense in the English Premier League at the moment, with three teams fighting for the title. With Manchester United disintegrating and lucky to secure European football, the much anticipated Spurs title challenge fizzing out and Arsenal struggling to
Hunt the endangered California condor -- for science! There are only around 200 California Condors living in the wild and they are in serious danger from lead poisoning, which they get by eating carcasses shot with lead bullets. Getting a
The Pew Research Centers 2013 Global Attitudes survey asked 40,117 respondents in 40 countries what they thought about eight topics often discussed as moral issues: extramarital affairs, gambling, homosexuality, abortion, premarital sex, alcohol consumption, divorce, and the use of contraceptives.
Knowing we are watching something that doesnt fit in todays world and being completely self-conscious about our enjoyment of it is the essence of Nick-At-Nitess appeal. Fascinating memo from 1987 about Nick at Nites brand and positioning. Exhibits:Animated Nick at
The Color Of His Presidency A few weeks ago, the liberal comedian Bill Maher and conservative strategist and pundit Bill Kristol had a brief spat on Mahers HBO show, putatively over what instigated the tea party but ultimately over the