Category Archives: Science/Technology

‘Detekt’ spying software with new app


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New Study Suggests Genetic Link For Male Homosexuality


LINDSEY TANNER | Associated Press | Huffington Post | November 17, 2014 CHICAGO (AP) — A large study of gay brothers adds to evidence that genes influence men’s chances of being homosexual, but the results aren’t strong enough to prove … Continue reading

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Facebook Slams the Door on Political Campaigns


Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg. (photo: Guardian UK) Jon Ward | Yahoo! News | Reader Supported News | November 17, 2014 An upcoming code change means Obama’s groundbreaking 2012 outreach on the site won’t happen again   arack Obama’s reelection campaign pioneered a … Continue reading

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Abundant Clean Renewables? Think Again!


Rachel Smolker and Almuth Ernsting | Truthout | November 16, 2014 (Photo: Richard Brand / Flickr) Although “renewable” energy is growing faster than ever before, it is neither carbon neutral, “clean” nor sustainable. We need to transform into low-energy societies that … Continue reading

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Politicians Overseeing Internet Received $8 Million From Telecome Industry in 2014


Himanshu Arora | TechSpot | Reader Supported News | November 13, 2014 n the wake of President Obama’s recent public endorsement of net neutrality, Gizmodo has released a report highlighting the campaign contributions received by politicians from the nation’s four major … Continue reading

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Obama Makes a Stand for Net Neutrality


President Barack Obama. (photo: Olivier Douliery/Getty Images) ALSO SEE: Net Neutrality Activists Blockade FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler’s House n the same morning net neutrality demonstrators showed up at FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler’s house to protest a plan that could let … Continue reading

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Net neutrality advocates to protest against ‘hybrid’ FCC solution in dozens of cities


Dominic Rushe | The Guardian | Raw Story | November 5, 2014 A woman looks at a webpage while connecting to the Internet in Paris (AFP) Protesters will gather outside the White House and in a dozen US cities on Thursday to … Continue reading

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Deepwater Horizon: Life Drowning in Oil


Samuel Fragoso | The Daily Beast | Reader Supported News | November 4, 2014 ‘The Great Invisible’ is something of a marvel—a balanced, unabridged document of life before and after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig accident.   n April 20, … Continue reading

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Facebook ‘peer pressures’ users into voting


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10 Reasons Renewable Energy Can Save the Planet


Kaisa Kosonen | Greenpeace International | Reader Supported News | October 31, 2014 s the world’s leading climate scientists finalize the latest and most comprehensive report on climate change and ways to tackle it, a key question is: What is new? … Continue reading

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