Enlarge / Wind turbines near Palm Springs, Calif. (credit: nate2b / Flickr)
Last week, US senators and representatives introduced bills in the Senate and the House to open up a type of corporate structure originally reserved for oil, gas, and coal...
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A federal judge in Minneapolis has sentenced Paul Hansmeier to 14 years in prison for an elaborate fraud scheme that involved uploading pornographic videos to file-sharing networks and then...
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Trump’s existence has driven the media absolutely insane.
We’ve now reached the...
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A drawing of Philip Marlowe, an icon of hard-boiled detective fiction created by author Raymond Chandler.
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Susanna Lee, Georgetown University
At the end of May, it happened again. A mass shooter...
This iconic shot from the 1902 film A Trip to the Moon shows the fabled Man in the Moon embedded with a massive, bullet-like spacecraft that was launched from Earth by a giant cannon. (Credit: drmvm1/Flickr)
It’s been 50 years since humans...
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Millions of Internet-connected machines running the open source Exim mail server may be vulnerable to a newly disclosed vulnerability that, in some cases, allows unauthenticated attackers to execute...
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Criminals in 2017 managed to get an advanced backdoor preinstalled on Android devices before they left the factories of manufacturers, Google researchers confirmed on Thursday.
Triada first came to light in...
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One of the more obvious risks of climate change is an increased frequency of extreme heatwaves. Particularly in cities, heatwaves can be more than sticky and unpleasant—they can be deadly.
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One thing I dislike about quantum mechanics is that it encourages journalists to overuse words like "mysterious" and "spooky." Given that we can model quantum systems to an accuracy that would...
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Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC-6). PHOTO CREDIT: Ralph Alswang via Center for American Progress and Flickr Creative Commons.
Though the Usual Suspects continue to loudly bang the impeachment drum, one leading House Democrat has had to rein in recent...
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The privacy of Tinder users in Russia is at risk.Russian security services might now have access to Russian users’ data on Tinder // Ithmus on Flickr, under CC2.0
On March 31, 2019, Russia’s state censorship agency, Roskomnadzor (short for...
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Michael Mann, Jonathan BrockoppFocusing on policies that incentivize corporate environmental stewardship will force us to work together and cross political, racial and religious lines. (Photo: 350.org/Flickr/cc)
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Jeff BryantMilwaukee public school teachers, parents, students and supporters stage a picket line in Milwaukee on April 24, 2018. (Photo: Charles Edward Miller, Flickr cc)
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I guess bad political commentary is the theme of the weekend, at least for me. Next up for...
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