Day: July 10, 2013

Judge Tells Homeland Security To Shut Up And Release Aaron Swartz’s FileInteresting News

Judge Tells Homeland Security To Shut Up And Release Aaron Swartz’s File

After Aaron Swartz’s suicide, Kevin Poulsen filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the Department of Homeland Security,
Warning: Cover Up Your Webcam When Not in Use Or Tape it CompletelyBig Brother

Warning: Cover Up Your Webcam When Not in Use Or Tape it Completely

By Fox Van Allen Childnet International, a non-profit working to keep kids safe on the Internet, has issued a stern
Here is where the name PRISM was coinedMore News

Here is where the name PRISM was coined

As the Internet grows more complex and dynamic, information security organizations face enormous volumes of data, users connected at tremendous
As glacier melts, secrets of lost military plane revealedThe Unknown

As glacier melts, secrets of lost military plane revealed

By Yereth Rosen An Alaska glacier is exposing remains from a military air tragedy six decades later. Relics from an
Hobbits confirmed as new species of humanScience & Space

Hobbits confirmed as new species of human

Ever since the discovery of the remains in 2003, scientists have been debating whether Homo floresiensis represents a distinct Homo
Government Declares Two Companies ‘Too Big To Fail’Economy & Money

Government Declares Two Companies ‘Too Big To Fail’

By Emily Stephenson The U.S. financial risk council on Tuesday said it has designated American International Group (AIG.N) and GE
CNN article says Osama bin Laden was never in Afghanistan. Buried in 13th paragraph.Terrorism

CNN article says Osama bin Laden was never in Afghanistan. Buried in 13th paragraph.

Osama bin Laden typically wore a cowboy hat while tending his garden. Its broad brim obscured his features from the
Masao Yoshida Dead: Former Chief Of Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Dies At 58Fukushima

Masao Yoshida Dead: Former Chief Of Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Dies At 58

The nuclear power plant chief who led the life-risking battle to stabilize the cripple Fukushima reactors when they were spiraling
Textbook Kickbacks and the First Sale DoctrineEconomy & Money

Textbook Kickbacks and the First Sale Doctrine

Today’s Wall Street Journal reports another infuriating example of universities betraying their key role in the dissemination of knowledge and
Mexico now the fattest country in the world, surpasses U.S.Food & Health News

Mexico now the fattest country in the world, surpasses U.S.

By Shereen Dindar For the first time in history Mexico has surpassed the United States in becoming the world’s most