Category Archives: Science/Technology

Facebook takes gender options one step further


Joe Morgan | Gay Star News | August 29, 2014 When Facebook expanded their gender options available for trans and gender-nonconforming users earlier this year, they ran into some problems. While it is better to have more than 50 choices … Continue reading

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What the media won’t tell you about solar power


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Choking the Oceans With Plastic


Charles J. Moore | The New York Times | August 27, 2014 he world is awash in plastic. It’s in our cars and our carpets, we wrap it around the food we eat and virtually every other product we consume; it … Continue reading

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World’s Largest Ice Sheets Melting at Fastest Rates in Recorded History


Jon Queally | Common Dreams | Rader Supported News | August 22, 2014 Satellite images provide most detailed look yet at scale of devastation caused by human-caused planetary warming   he world’s two largest ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica are … Continue reading

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Cyber Bullying Higher For LGBT Youth


Between the Lines | Pride Source | August 18, 2014 Advocate.com reports that a new Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network study found that LGBT youth faced three times as much cyber bullying than their non-LGBT peers. The findings, which … Continue reading

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‘Jaws of an earth monster’ among treasures discovered at newly unearthed Mayan cities


Travis Gettys | Raw Story | August 19, 2014 Archaeologists have unearthed two ancient Mayan cities hidden for centuries in thick vegetation in the heart of the Yucatan peninsula. Aerial photographs helped the researchers locate the sites in the southeastern … Continue reading

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Change your password: Largest hack ever threatens recrod number of people


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Journalist accuses Comcast of censoring pro-Net Neutrality articles


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Does NASA’s Data Show Doomsday for New York City?


The Daily Take Team | The Thom Hartmann Program | Truthout | July 30, 2014 The view of Hudson River sea level beyond the Lincoln Tunnel in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. (Photo: Joisey Showaa / Flickr) If we don’t do … Continue reading

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Google Is Tracking You Across the Internet


Dan Gillmor | Guardian UK | Reader Supported News | July 27, 2014 Behind our screens, tech companies are racing to extract a price for what we read and watch on the web: our personal information   very now and then, … Continue reading

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