Archive for June, 2018
The internet has been giggling over the latest satellite map discovery, and we can't blame them. A giant penis drawing has appeared on a dry lake bed in Victoria, Australia.
January 22, 1991, Washington, D.C., Club (10 pm show) 1 - Terrible Lie 00:00:00 2 - Sin 00:04:50 3 - Something I Can Never Have 00:09:50 4 - Sanctified 00:15...
A definitive new study dispels the myth of the Silicon Valley wunderkind.
Multimillion-dollar lawsuits, a haze of booze and hash, a marriage gone very wrong and a lifestyle he can’t afford – inside the trials of Johnny Depp
@adactio All’s well now, including The Gęsiówka Story
Grove Hill restaurant has closed its doors in Chagrin Falls.
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I think I’ve cracked the obsession amongst much of the Silicon Valley set with compressing work life, sacrificing everything until the big exit, and running fast while breaking all the things: If you…
Paul Boswell is raising funds for Turing Tumble: Gaming on a Mechanical Computer on Kickstarter! Build mechanical computers powered by marbles to solve logic puzzles. Escape planet Eniac and discover how computers work.
The lawyers will be appointed as full-time special assistant U.S. attorneys for as long as six months, according to documents obtained by MSNBC.
Next year, students as young as 4 or 5 years old who attend public school in Western New York’s Lockport School District could be subject to surveillance from facial recognition technology.
It turns out that you can’t rely on the `accept` header.
When consumers buy online, they spend more.
James Bridle’s essay on disturbing YouTube content aimed at children went viral last year. Has the problem gone away – or is it getting worse?
These small towns in America might be stuck in time, but they're definitely spots to visit on a road trip this summer thanks to their rich history and unique culture.
One Woman Who Knew Her Rights Forced Border Patrol Off a Greyhound Bus | American Civil Liberties Union
On June 7, Tiana Smalls, whose Facebook profile describes her as owner of Fire Flower Beauty Company, was riding a Greyhound bus from Bakersfield, California to Las Vegas, Nevada. As the bus approached an agricultural checkpoint at the Nevada state line, Ms. Smalls said the driver made an unusual announcement: “We are being boarded by Border Patrol. Please be prepared to show your documentation upon request.”
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The Cure's Robert Smith: 'I was very optimistic when I was young â now I'm the opposite' | Music | The Guardian
The singer and songwriter has been curating the Meltdown festival, and is planning to record the first Cure album in 10 years. But will it be fuelled by magic mushroom tea?
“Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album” was cut by the saxophonist’s classic quartet two years before “A Love Supreme.” Then it was stashed away.
If you’ve ever seen a picture of a World War II Jeep with brown paint between the points of its “invasion star,” you might have assumed it was just an aesthetic touch. But it was much more than that: the paint was there to keep soldiers safe. Here’s how.
Apple has been steadily positioning itself as the anti-Facebook for a while now, and between verbal jabs aimed at the social media giant and privacy-focused product decisions, the patient goodwill campaign seems to be working. Unfortunately, Apple isn’t going to save us, and now’s the time to keep your guard up.
This week I celebrated my fifth year around the sun at Basecamp. For a lot of people that’s probably not a big deal, but for me it kind of is — it’s by far the longest I’ve ever been at any one job…
Anthony Bourdain, a gifted storyteller and writer who took CNN viewers around the world, has died. He was 61.
Mr. Bourdain, who started as a chef and became a popular television host of shows on the Travel Channel and CNN, died on Friday, CNN said.
Amarillo College, in Texas, is working hard to accommodate low-income students—but it can only do so much.
A new book argues that children are less disciplined than ever. Author Katherine Reynolds Lewis identifies several culprits and says there are several things parents, teachers and caregivers can do.
Nothing good can come from an alliance between big government and big medicine.
Atul Gawande writes about an experience he had as medical-school student, which taught him that in order to recognize people as truly equal, one must be curious and sympathetic about their lives.
Why not let them walk to school alone? Parents and communities are figuring out ways to give their children more independence—and it just may help them to become less anxious, more self-reliant adults.
A 64-year-old Ohio man is suing US Customs and Border Protection after officials took more than R735 000 from him without charging him with any crime.
In a new book, Barack Obama’s longtime adviser Benjamin J. Rhodes recounts the former president’s reaction to the election of Donald J. Trump.
Joshua Rothman writes about the evolution of the “Star Wars” franchise into a “cinematic universe,” as seen in the latest film, “Solo.”
A Title IX case at the University of Cincinnati—rife with legal, anatomical, and emotional improbabilities—illustrates the potential excesses of policing sex on campus.
Assaults against airport security screeners are rising, but civil liberties groups worry about expanding government surveillance for minor infractions.