Om Malik / Gigaom:Mobile-first word-processing app, Quip launches on Android — Quip, the mobile-first collaboration-oriented word-processing app that launched on iOS devices about four months ago is finally launching for
Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch:Foursquare 7.0 Brings Scannable Design And Expands Proactive Recommendations To All Users — Way back in the ancient prehistory of 2009, Foursquare made its first foray into
Two weeks ago, Walker requested that consumers be allowed to use the federal subsidies to buy any health plan offered in Wisconsin. That request, which would represent a substantial change of policy for the Affordable Care Act, is unlikely to
Is it just me, or has there been a marked increase in the number of Troll-bait seeds? They tend to be by a small handful of seeders, some new and some by long-time members. They prolifically post multiple MTSs (Mega
While social programs and infrastructure in the United States, across the board, are being devastated by the sequester cuts, AIPAC (American Israel Political Action Committee) successfully lobbied Congress to INCREASE aid to Israel, not to include it in the sequester
Dozens of Russian diplomats and their spouses living and working in New York have been charged with defrauding the Medicaid system of about $1.5 million in benefits over a nine-year period, federal prosecutors say. A federal criminal complaint filed in U.S.
U.S. prosecutors have charged 49 current and former Russian diplomats and their family members with participating in a scheme to get health benefits intended for the poor by lying about their income.According to the charges, filed in November and unsealed
I seeded this simply for the photo that accompanies the article. The photo portrays exactly how our Governor and the owner of the Vikes most likely feel about the crappy deal that Minnesota tax payers got on this boondoggle of
MICHAEL CANNON, CATO INSTITUTE: There is one last thing to which the people can resort if the government does not respect the restraints the Constitution places on the government. Abraham Lincoln talked about our right to alter our government, or
At 10 P.M. on a Sunday night in May, Lauren and John,* a young couple in the Washington, D.C., area, started an emergency 14-hour drive to the state where Lauren grew up in a strict fundamentalist household. Earlier that day,
Pro-Israel groups this week have finally admitted what had been clear for some time: that a European Union body’s “working definition” of anti-Semitism is dead in the water.At the end of October, I blogged for The Electronic Intifada on a
Obama doesn’t even have youth on his side anymore.America’s youngest adults, the voting block who elected the diverse, hip, hopeful Barry O. the first time around, have become disenchanted with the president’s lies and plain bad policy. Even the yo …
So after two months of a disastrous ObamaCare rollout, instead of sitting down and figuring out the implications of a bill that still aren’t fully understood and why the healthcare.gov website is still not fully functional, the president is about to
They’re calling it a resignation to let him save face but Politico heard through the grapevine yesterday that he’d been suspended for what he said about Palin. Essentially he gambled that, on the left’s cable news network of choice, you sim …
SEN. TED CRUZ (R-TX): One of the most disturbing aspects of the Obama presidency is the willingness of this president to disregard the law, to ignore the law. You know, we were talking a few minutes ago about Obamacare. And
The U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of 3.6 in the third quarter of 2013, according to new data released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Thats a rise from the second quarter, when the real gross domestic product
The hard-fought passage here Tuesday of a landmark bill trimming retirement benefits for state workers, aimed at fixing the vastly underfunded pension system, has become instantly relevant to the nation’s third-largest city, which has its own pension systems in va …
An Arizona commission linked the states Forestry Division to the deaths last summer of 19 wild land firefighters, issuing the ruling after its investigative agency reported on its probe and recommended financial penalties.
Theres no debate about it, Mike Tomlin screwed up on Thanksgiving night. The Pittsburgh Steelers head coach stepped on the field during his teams game against the Baltimore Ravens in week 13 and now hes paid for it dearly.
According to residents of the Evergreen Apartments RCMP are investigating the suspicious death of a woman who died in her apartment on Friday November 29. By Monday morning several residents tell Castanet police officers were going door to door at
Scrooge has arrived in Washington. He comes in the form of holiday party throwers who are hosting a party and specifically indicating that reporters who attend will not be able to cover what happens there.
Make it the most wonderful time of the year with a roundup of our December must haves! If youre looking for glamorous gift ideas to coordinate with your fashion finds, look no further than our selection of glitzy tech accessories.
In the fifth battle of stars in the annual Mid-Summer Classic, the American League plated four runs in the first inning, exploded for five tallies in the sixth, and then staved off a late rally by the senior circuit to
Over time, it has become clear that anti-negativity is a worldview of its own, a particular mode of thinking and argument, no matter how evasively or vapidly it chooses to express itself. For a guiding principle of 21st century literary
Theatre critic Mark Shenton has been fired from the Sunday Express for having brought the company into disrepute after naked images of him were posted on a gay website behind a paywall. Richard Desmond, the owner of the Sunday Express
Monster Of The Week (previously), the X-files recap comic by Narbonic creator Shaenon K. Garrity presents a guest-artist filled tribute to one of the strangest episodes of TV ever: Thirteen Ways Of Looking At Jose Chungs From Outer Space.
The city is a fountain that never stops: it generates its energy from the human interactions that take place in it. Unfortunately, were getting to a point where many of New Yorks citizens have been excluded from this equation for
For over 17 years Furtherfield gallery, London, has been working in practices that bridge arts, technology, and social change. As its physical and online territories expand to include a new Commons lab space curator, director and critic Marc Garrett reflects
Being healthy and obese is a myth, researchers say People who are obese and have normal blood pressure, cholesterol and blood-sugar readings will still be unhealthy and die sooner compared with people who have a normal body weight, according to
The imminent Childish Gambino album Because the Internet (as rumored, recorded at Chris Boshs house) leaked over the weekend so the rapper/actor provided a streaming link to an iTunes site so that his fans could hear it while supporting him.
American Mariachi, by photographer Greg Miller and writer Peter Short, tells the story of how Southern mariachi bands like Mariachi Mexicanisimo de Atlanta tour the region, playing to audiences of immigrants and learning to please the gringos at the same
Because who is perfect?Disabled mannequins will be eliciting astonished looks from passers-by on Zurichs Bahnhofstrasse today. Between the perfect mannequins, there will be figures with scoliosis or brittle bone disease modelling the latest fashions. One will have shortened limbs; the
Though humans often liken themselves to top predators such as lions, a new study (paywalled) used FAO data to calculate the human trophic level (HTL), i.e. the position of Homo sapiens in the food chain, and found that humans are