Category Archives: Science/Technology

Reporters circumvent White House censorship with Google Groups


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Top-secret space plane lands on California coast


Associated Press | Yahoo News | October 17, 2014 VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — A top-secret space plane landed Friday at an Air Force base on the Southern California coast. The plane spent nearly two years circling Earth … Continue reading

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Lockheed Martin claims nuclear fusion breakthrough


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Our mistaken messaging on climate change


John Aravosis | America Blog | October 2, 2014 My good friend Ben Finzel works as a communications consultant specializing on clean energy issues. Ben recently wrote an article about how poor messaging on climate change is hindering progress on the … Continue reading

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Cyberattacks on State Databases Escalate


Jeffrey Stinson | The Pew | October 2, 2014 © AP Montana Chief Information Officer Ron Baldwin explains earlier this year how hackers were able to access a state health department computer server that contains citizens’ personal information and health … Continue reading

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What Is This ‘Ello’ Everyone’s Posting About On Facebook?


Maxwell Strachan | Huffington Post |Octorber 1, 2014 If you’ve been on Facebook in the last two weeks, you’ve probably noticed at least one of your friends has posted something like this: i just signed up for ello? idk viva … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Sources Say Facebook Will Apologize For “Real Name” Policy


Dan Tracer | Queerty | October 1, 2014 After Queerty was one of the first to report on Facebook targeting drag performers by forcing them to use their legal names on profiles, the internet exploded. And for good reason . We’ve … Continue reading

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Polygamy made our DNA better – Science


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Public Pressure Forces Tar Sands Waste Operator Out of Chicago


Katie Valentine  ThinkProgress | Reader Supported News | September 28, 2014 n operator in charge of storing petroleum coke, a dirty byproduct of tar sands refining, has announced it’s leaving the city of Chicago, and taking the black, dusty piles … Continue reading

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Hackers turn from stealing credit cards to medical records


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