Cory Doctorow at 1:00 pm Wed, May 21, 2014
Dooley writes, "In 1957, Irwin Allen (The Towering Inferno) produced The Story Of Mankind featuring a star-studded cast showcasing centuries of history. Who better to play Sir Isaac Newton than Harpo Marx?" Harpo in color!
Jim Roseman was diving off Florida's east coast when he ran into what looks like a great white shark. Luckily he had a GoPro and his speargun.
The NSA is supposed to be America's offshore spy agency, forbidden from spying on Americans. But as an important article by the Electronic Frontier Foundation's Nadia Kayyali points out, the FBI, DEA and other US agencies have closely integrated the NSA into their own efforts, using the NSA's mass surveillance to gather intelligence on Americans -- as Glenn Greenwald's No Place to Hide discloses, the NSA isn't a stand-alone agency, it is part of an overarching surveillance state.
Robbo sez, "The Metropolitan Museum of Art has just released almost 400,000 visual works in an online searchable database. The images are high rez (10 megapixels) and free to download.
Jason Weisberger at 12:03 pm Wed, May 21, 2014
Cory Doctorow at 12:00 pm Wed, May 21, 2014
Cory Doctorow at 11:00 am Wed, May 21, 2014