emergency brake on Vimeo →
a love story about new york city. a message to the mta. a really cute, funny film.
Week in tech: we're all so predictable →
Ars recaps the week’s biggest stories from the world of tech policy, science, and open source.
A win for the Pirate Party →
Gaining some traction.
100_1943, originally uploaded by iquanyin. it was surprised to see flowers on the trees in february the other day.
What Health Supplements Are B.S.? [InfoGraphic] →
The scientific consensus on everything from vitamin C to ginko biloba.
Big Content condemns foreign governments that... →
The International Intellectual Property Alliance is urging the Office of the US Trade Representative to criticize countries that have endorsed government adoption of open source software. Ironic,…
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Obama White House Appoints Former Monsanto Lobbyist to FDA Just watch that revolving door swing around and around and around…
Jon Stewart Sums Up Everything That is Wrong with... →
Yesterday, the new Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure act went into effect—but not without controversy. And tonight on The Daily Show, Jon Stewart brilliantly laid out both…
Citibank Shuts Down 'Objectionable' Gay Website... →
The founder and CEO of a new travel network for gay men says that Citgroup froze his start-up’s bank account after reading what Citi called “objectionable content” on its blog. According to Jason…
Bribes Let Kraft Sell Tainted Food →
Robert Watson, a top ingredient buyer for Kraft Foods, needed $20,000 to pay his taxes. So he called a broker for a California tomato processor that for years had been paying him bribes to get its…
Indie Movie Explodes on BitTorrent, Makers Bless... →
Thanks to torrents, the movie snubbed by hollywood is now number 20 worldwide…
Have you tried the loofah? | Engrish.com →
Photo courtesy of fdsao. Menu from Qingpu Hotel, China.
The iPhone Jailbreak Song →
Bob Ban’s jailbreak song.
FBI, grand jury now probing high school's webcam... →
We bet Harriton High School is starting to regret implementing its “security” policies on school-issued laptops now. The FBI has begun investigating the school district for possible violations of the…
6 Insane Coincidences You Won't Believe Actually... →
Look, if you dig deep enough everything is an amazing coincidence. But even cynics like us have to admit these are downright freaky.
"Appointed Forever" - Supreme Court Judges →
You know he’s right. Right?
The Bloom Box - The Future Of Energy →
The Bloom Box - Large corporations have been testing a new device that can generate power on the spot, without being connected to the electric grid. Will we have one in every home someday? On 60…
IMG_0070_tonemapped, originally uploaded by iquanyin. i’ve always liked how flowers come out when i draw them or cut them out of paper or whatever. flowers remind me of ballet dancers…
15 Yards: The Unsportsmanlike Tax Evasion of the... →
church of football?
Overcoming Bias : Do Larks Repress Owls? →
evening people tend to be smarter & richer, says study
Google Energy: Google Can Now Buy and Sell... →
Google to be a power company?
The Richest 1% Have Captured America's Wealth →
and still, their solution to every problem is “tax cuts!” really. every problem.
Corporate Lobbyists Pose as Unbiased Experts on... →
After Barry McCaffrey ($182,309 from DynCorp) promoted escalation in Afghanistan, Tom Ridge ($530,659 from Exelon) plugged nuclear power. In a single hour, two men with blatant, undisclosed conflicts…
Library Grape: Perfect Illustration of GOP... →
This image from GOP.gov really helps to illustrate how brazenly Republicans are talking out of both sides of their mouths right now about the stimulus bill:
House Of Pain: A Look At Household Appliance... →
Sound like a bad horror movie? Well, that’s actually the conclusion one might draw based on data collected by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Inside Apple's iPad: Multitasking →
Apple’s new iPad is being criticized for lacking the capacity to run multiple third party applications at once, but the company has a variety of options to pursue in addressing the issue.
Pirated DVD vs. Legal DVD →
Vote with your wallet…and your hard drive.
20 Years of Image Editing: Photoshop from 1.0 to... →
From its humble beginnings on a grad student’s Mac Plus to its complete photo-editing domination, Photoshop has changed the world in 20 short years.
School used student laptop webcams to spy on them →
Spying on kids at home! The laptops issued to high-school students in the well-heeled Philly suburb have webcams that can be covertly activated by the schools’ administrators
Flash would make the Ipad have 1.5 hours of batter... →
We know that Apple’s CEO is no fan of Flash, the Web animation software. But it sounds like Steve Jobs really unleashed on the Adobe system to try and convince the Wall Street Journal to ditch it for…
Woman Sues Obama, Federal Government for $950... →
Someone’s seen Avatar one too many times. According to the suit, filed in a Colorado court, “the Department of Justice and affiliates listed above permit overuse of virtual technology to access…
Here's how it FEELS to have a learning... →
Recite two nursery rhymes like so: first word of first, first word of second, second word of first, second word of second, etc. Continue till stuck. That’s how it feels…
Nation Realizes Money Is Just A Symbolic Shared... →
WASHINGTON - “I’ve spent the last 24 years in this room yelling ‘Buy, buy! Sell, sell!’ but what have I actually accomplished? All I’ve done is move arbitrary designations of wealth from one column…
Girl Arrested for Doodling on her Desk →
“raises concern” says CNN
If Men Wrote Women's Magazines (PICS) →
Here are some women’s magazine article titles, written by men that get straight to the point.
$1000 iPhone law exam review app sends traditional... →
Sound about right.
RAW Photo Capabilities Come to Cellphones →
Of interest to phoneographers.
Six steps to thinking for yourself →
You don’t have to be someone’s puppet.
Taliban's 2nd-in-command nabbed - TODAY →
The Taliban’s top military commander is arrested in a joint CIA-Pakistani operation in Pakistan, officials say.
born rich, powerful: reddit AMA →
i was born into the british aristocracy and grew up with powerful, wealthy ppl. ask me anything…
Why Being 'Attractive' Isn't Worth It [PIE CHARTS] →
The downside of being an attractive woman, and being a typical man.
6 Human Character Flaws (That Saved the Species) →
It turns out that all of our bad habits came about for a reason, and in order to become nature’s biggest winners, we first had to act like pretty big losers.
The day the music blogs died: behind Google's... →
When Google axed a gaggle of music blogs last week, it unintentionally showed us why automated copyright surveillance is of limited value and why widespread “three strikes” policies would be so…
The day the music blogs died: behind Google’s musicblogocide
Google did something seriously wrong. (Scripting... →
Sunday, February 14, 2010 by Dave Winer.”Privacy” seems like such an abstract concept. Here’s what happened. When Google rolled out Buzz last week they activated an unknown number of users and chose…
American Pirate Party Constitution up for General... →
Dick Cheney Admits to Torture Conspiracy →
If the U.S. had a functioning criminal justice system for the powerful, former Vice President Dick Cheney would have just convicted himself with his Sunday comments. “I thought it was important for…
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How To Use Google Buzz: The Unofficial Guide →
Buzz is Google’s new social network and it’s already created a stir. There have been concerns over privacy but all in all, the reaction has been very largely positive. This article is a simple, yet…
DANTE�S INTERNET | MakeUseOf.com →
Too Funny. Don’t take it personaly