Category Archives: Science/Technology

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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Are Apple and Google Really on Your Side Against the NSA?


Bill Blunden | CounterPunch | In the past couple of days both Google [i] and Apple [ii] have announced that they’re enabling default encryption on their mobile devices so that only the user possessing a device’s password can access its local files. The public … Continue reading

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What Obama Said (and Didn’t Say) at the UN Climate Summit


President Barack Obama gestures during remarks at the Democratic National Committee’s Women’s Leadership Forum, on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Washington. (photo: AP/Evan Vucci) Lindsay Abrams | Salon | Reader Supported News | September 24, 2014 The president’s speech was heavy … Continue reading

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DARPA tests laser cannon over Michigan


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Facebook Meets With Drag Community, Offers Them Zilch


Dan Tracer | Queerty | September 18, 2014 When we last updated the Facebook “real name” story, things were looking good. Sister Roma, a drag staple in San Francisco, had called off her drag queen protest spectacular after the social network … Continue reading

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Scientists Find ‘Direct Link’ Between Earthquakes and Fracking


Emily Atkin | ThinkProgress | Reader Supported News | September 17, 2014 team of scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey have found evidence “directly linking” the uptick in Colorado and New Mexico earthquakes since 2001 to wastewater injection, a process widely … Continue reading

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NASA: We will find alien life within 20 years


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