"With this vessel, we dream that by starting evolution all over again on a new planet, there's a chance that the revival of our species won't make the same mistakes we did with our environment..." -Martian Scientist prior to launch
My 5 Questions: How do you see the current hip hop/rap scene? When do you plan to release Madvillian 2? Why are you so awesome? How has the success of Operation: Doomsday and Mm..Food changed your perceptions of Hip Hop?
Alastair Sharp / Reuters:BlackBerry building BlackBerry Enterprise Service into Boeing Black device, an Android phone which will self-destruct when tampered with — BlackBerry works with Boeing on phone that self-destructs
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:Chrome Security Team Considers Marking All HTTP Pages As ‘Non-Secure’ — Back in August, we noted that Google had started adjusting its search algorithm to give a slight boost to sites that
Jan Dawson / Beyond Devices:Cross platform development by Apple, Google, and Microsoft analyzed and visualized — Visualizing cross-platform development — Much has been made recently of Microsofts shift from a
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:Sources confirm Sony hackers hail mainly from North Korea, and include Japan-based group of ethnic North Koreans — FBI: North Korea to Blame for Sony Hack — The FBI today
Mike Lennon / SecurityWeek:Hackers Used Sophisticated SMB Worm Tool to Attack Sony — Sony Hackers Used Server Message Block (SMB) Worm Tool — Just hours after the FBI and President Obama called out North Korea
President Obama was asked about Keystone XL during his year end press conference and the he responded by tearing the Republican Party’s Keystone XL lies to shreds while sending the strongest signal yet that he will veto the bill Republicans
The panel’s chairman is Evan Bayh, a Democratic former senator from Indiana who served on the Intelligence Committee. Its other outside member is Robert F. Bauer, who served as White House counsel duringPresident Obama’s first term.The panel’s specific concl …
The incompetence of the Bush-Cheney administration allowed the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks to happen. The facts are easily documented. The Bush-Cheney team was asleep at the wheel, ignored screaming sirens, and failed to prevent the worst ever attack on
Candidate Barack Obama said that, as president, he would talk to anti-American dictators without precondition. He didn’t mention that he would also give them historic policy concessions without precondition.His surprise unilateral change in the U.S. posture toward the C …
Diaz, an Austin reporter with KUT, was waiting outside the police union building getting ready for an interview (in an unrelated story) with the head of the union, when all of a sudden a veteran officer of the force approached her.
A Cleveland police officer fired after a drunken bar fight where he lost his service weapon and badge and didnt tell his supervisors about it for days has returned to the force after a federal arbitrator ruled his firing was excessive.Daniel Flannery
Last year, we took a look at Boneyard Studios, a micro-village of tiny homes that has taken shape on a once-vacant lot in the Washington DC area. We took a peek at Jay Austins then-unfinished 142-square-foot space, intended to become
A news station in Omaha, Nebraska, ran a story entitled “Colorados marijuana sales draining Nebraska budget.” It seems that since neighboring Colorado legalized marijuana for adults 21 and over, the cops in Nebraska have been busting so many adults coming
Fewer Americans born in the U.S. have jobs now than were employed to November 2007, despite a working-age population growth of 11 million.The amazing drop in employment highlights President Barack Obama’s slow recovery from the deep 2008 shock, but also
Over the last few weeks, a number of regular readers of The Archdruid Report have asked me what I think about the recent plunge in the price of oil and the apparent end of the fracking bubble.That interest seems to be fairly
Sony Pictures Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton said Sony’s decision (to cancel The Interview)was prompted by movie theaters opting not to show the film after hackers, who U.S. officials believe are linked to North Korea and who have wreaked havoc on
There are so many things I want to write about this weekend, Cuba, the crass commercialism of the season and the Sony hack issue but those darn moderators have shown up to upset a few folks. LOLActually I am glad
The US drilling rig count dropped 18 units to settle at 1,875 rigs working during the week ended Dec. 19, pushed down by losses in North Dakota and the Williston basin, Baker Hughes Inc. reported. That total, however, was trumped
U.S. officials blame North Korea for the hacking, citing the tools used in the Sony attack and previous hacks linked to the North, and have vowed to respond. The break-in resulted in the disclosure of confidential Sony emails, and escalated
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday declined to extend a stay sought by Florida officials defending the state’s ban on same-sex marriages, allowing gay marriages to proceed in Florida next month.Weddings would be allowed to start on Jan. 6 under
A gauge of the dollar rose for the eighth time in nine weeks after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signaled that the central bank is poised to increase interest rates next year starting as early as April.The greenback headed for
U.S. soldiers clashed with Islamic State militants as they helped the Iraqi army repel attacks against the town of al-Baghdadi in the Western Anbar province, Al Jazeera TV reported today.The U.S. troops were from al-Assad military base, the biggest in
For reproductive rights advocates, the case sounds eerily familiar: a woman, pregnant and just barely out of her first trimester, is sent to the emergency room after a devastating health incident, and is declared brain dead. Her family wants to
Police say two more people have been arrested in connection with the attack on two police lieutenants on the Brooklyn Bridge. Police say they conducted a search warrant before arresting one person on Friday morning.
A Philadelphia-area couple charged in the torture death of the womans 3-year-old son will head to trial after waiving their preliminary hearings. Jillian Tait and Gary Lee Fellenbaum III are accused of shopping, napping and eating pizza as the boy
A Pennsylvania mother and father accused of letting their 9-year-old disabled son starve to death last summer entered pleas of not guilty on Thursday. Jarrod Tutko, 38, and Kimberly Tutko, 39, appeared in shackles for their arraignment in the Dauphin
Antonio De la Cruz, 19, has been arrested and charged with the Dec. 10 murder of Christian Eduardo Cardoza, 35, who was shot in the parking lot of a Stafford Walmart while his family looked on. Antonio De la Cruz,
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He is truly my hero, the wife of Patrick Crawford, 35, said late Wednesday after he underwent surgery for two gunshot wounds. An unknown assailant attacked the KCEN-TV meteorologist at the stations parking lot as he got into his Mustang
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While discussing the decision of multiple major theater chains to drop The Interview from their film rotation following vague terrorist threats in retaliation for the comedys anti-North Korean story, actor Jay Thomas left CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin speechless with this
New rules proposed in Britain would make it the first country to allow embryos to be made from the DNA of three people in order to prevent mothers from passing on potentially fatal genetic diseases to their babies. In a
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NBCU has joined CBS, HBO and others in offering live streaming of their broadcast programming online and on mobile devices. Unlike the aforementioned companys service, however, you will need to have a TV subscription to get access to the live
Most homes have a handful of appliances or electronics that keep sipping away at electricity even when youre not using them. Many electronics companies have gotten better at implementing standby power settings that curb energy use, but still many havent.
20 years of news and photos from Iran have been fairly uniform: a woman in a burqa, public executions, demonstrations with burning flags and rumors of nuclear weapons. However, the reality of everyday life in this ancient country is more
The Shocking Savagery of Americas Early History, a look at historian Bernard Bailyns book. Bailyn has not painted a pretty picture. Little wonder he calls it The Barbarous Years and spares us no details of the terror, desperation, degradation and
Astronauts on the International Space Station have used their 3-D printer to make a wrench from instructions sent up in an email.It is the first time hardware has been emailed to space.Nasa was responding to a request by ISS commander
On August 21, a federal judge in Florida ruled that that the states ban on same sex marriage was unconstitutional, but the ruling was stayed until January 5. Although the state Attorney General appealed the ruling and asked for a
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Eric Garners murder is not only about the justice system. Its about how capitalism creates racialized categories of surplus people. Despite what the criminal justice system says, the obvious answer is Daniel Pantaleo, and it must never be forgotten that
It really speaks to the lack of access to health insurance thats particularly predominant within the Latino community, says Sarah de Guia, executive director of the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network, an advocacy group. Latinos make up 62 percent of the
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Tonight Craig Ferguson will host The Late Late Show for the last time and wrap up with an interview with Jay Leno. If you cant stay up late enough to watch it live, you can stream it tomorrow (at least