Sealthed from Hollywood, Usenet Indexer Begins Life in the Deep Web | To...
During the past year or so Hollywood has taken a renewed interest in sites that index the content of the worldwide Usenet system. As a resul
There Would Be No Iranian Nuclear Talks If Not For Fracking - Slashdot
Hugh Pickens DOT Com writes "Matthew Philips writes at Bloomberg that US Secretary of State John Kerry landed in Geneva on Friday to begin n
Override Your Hotel Room Thermostat and Set It As Hot or Cold You Like
Hotel room thermometers normally don't let you adjust the temperature above or below a certain point, which can lead to some pretty warm roo
How 3 Young Coders Built a Better Portal To HealthCare.gov - Slashdot
Hugh Pickens DOT Com writes "Doug Gross writes at CNN that spurred by the problems that have surrounded the rollout of the official HeathCar
What Apple Does and Doesn't Know About You - Slashdot
Daniel_Stuckey writes "Tucked inside Apple's first-ever transparency report, published yesterday, was a not-so-subtle dig at the tech giant'
Not a Single Damn of the Day: Incredible Job Rejection
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Longest-Serving Civilian and Most Trustworthy Lady Who Had Access To Sta...
Payday went like this when Dorothy Rowe first went to work in Air Force finance: She'd drive to the bank and pick up enough cash to cover th
A Dig Through Old Files Reminds Me Why I’m So Critical of Science | Cros...
I'm moving soon, and so I'm riffling through the files I've accumulated in my decades as a science writer and chucking those I'll never (I h
Comparing Apple’s and Big Oil’s profits – in one chart | Plugged In, Sci...
Despite relatively high oil prices and slowly improving natural gas prices in the United States, the results for much of the oil and gas sec
A Poor Rationale for Banning Organ Markets - The Volokh Conspiracy
At National Review, Wesley Smith has a post criticizing a Canadian proposal to pay kidney donors. He supports banning such payments because
A Plan To Fix Daylight Savings Time By Creating Two National Time Zones ...
Hugh Pickens DOT Com writes "Allison Schrager writes in the Atlantic that losing another hour of evening daylight isn't just annoying. It's
How to Pay Off a $17 Trillion National Debt (Hint: Pumpkin Spice Lattes ...
A few years back I was feeling particularly patriotic. As a result, I wanted to pay a little extra tax to the land that I love. Every year I