Though foes of drones on the right and left cheered Sen. Rand Paul's filibuster this week, with the tea partier delaying confirmation of CIA director John Brennan for a day, Paul's rant targeted a nonexistent dispute: whether or not Obama administrat [...]
America is full of potholes, slumping levees, and fraying electrical grids. So it may surprise you to learn that the country’s physical infrastructure is actually apparently improving.
For the first time in 15 years, the American Society of Civil [...]
Someone hacked almost half a million devices around the world. Why? They wanted to see what the internet looked like.
It wasn’t malicious. The file itself was the size of a small JPEG. It was given the absolute lowest priority. And it was set to s [...]
Fox News has fired paid contributor and market analyst Tobin Smith for receiving compensation to promote the stock of Petrosonic Energy, a violation of network policy. According to a Media Matters review, Smith's company, NBT Equities Research [...]
A sinkhole triggered in Louisiana by the fossil fuel industry grew to 12 acres over the weekend, and it appears that hundreds of displaced nearby residents will never be able to return to their homes. [...]
The federal government has entrusted the security of the nation’s airports to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Yet according to a recent report from the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General (OIG), the age [...]
Rob Rhinehart, a 24-year-old software engineer living in Atlanta, has invented the last food you’ll ever need to eat. He calls it Soylent, and it’s basically a very nutritious liquid meal, which is meant to be ingested the same way one might inge [...]
So here I am vainly looking far afield for some news to satisfy my news addiction on a Sunday night. I find myself navigating to GNN.tv (Guerrilla News Network) which is one of the first truly alternative news sites that I frequented on the internet. [...]
Zerlina Maxwell said men can prevent rape and recounts for Salon the nightmare that followed thereafter..
If you want to know why we need to educate men not to be sexually aggressive, look no further than what happened when Zerlina Maxwell went on [...]
The great Tohoku earthquake in Japan two years ago was so big its effects were even felt at the edge of space.
Scientists say the Magnitude 9.0 tremor on 11 March 2011 sent a ripple of sound through the atmosphere that was picked up by the Goce sate [...]