Obama on hack: "Sony made a mistake" in killing 'The Interview'

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Citing increased cybersecurity threats, President suggests “more rules about how the internet should operate”

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Street Angel Comic: Meet CosMick!

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When an Irish astronaut crashes in Wilkesborough, people are not happy!  Street Angel 009 is by Jim Rugg and Brian Maruca.

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A Conversation with Wil Wheaton

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A splendid time with the actor-writer-blogger-geek-champion turned host of TableTop

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Humanity at night

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NASA scientists, at the American Geophysical Union’s annual meeting, revealed images from space of humanity—and our wonderful cultural behaviors.

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The Top Secret Files of Dick Cheney

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Tom the Dancing Bug reveals why torture ISN’T torture anymore!

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Watching the climate-cholera connection from orbit

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Dr. Kiki Sanford on how scientists are predicting outbreaks from an unusual new vantage point.

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How the Halo Effect turns uncertainty into false certainty

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When faced with complex information, why do we turn the volume down on what’s hard to quantify ?

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Fresh Fest '84

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This week’s Hip Hop Family Tree strip features the first national rap music tour, the Swatch Watch New York City Fresh Fest `84, by Ed Piskor.

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The Year We All Wore Kigurumi

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Nicole Dieker on the suddenly-ubiquitous animal onesies.

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At the Gate of the Center [Short Story]

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Tara Marsden tells the story of a corporation exploiting the newest renewable energy source: pain.

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Art of the Simon and Kirby Studio

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The names Joe Simon and Jack Kirby are synony­mous with comic books, and their partnership ush­ered in the Golden Age of comics starting in the 1940s. Together they created memorable characters such as Captain America and Sandman, invented romance com­ics, and raised the standard for the genres of western, crime, and horror comic books.

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Make a Christmas Krampus!

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Just in time for the Christmas season, Bob Knetzger has instructions to build your own tiny child-nabber.

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Charitable Giving Guide

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Here’s a guide to the charities the Boingers support in our own annual giving. As always, please add the causes and charities you give to in the forums!

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Justice for All: Thousands march on Washington to protest killings by police, racial profiling

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Led by the families of black men and children killed by police in recent high-profile cases, thousands are marching in the nation’s capital today to demand “Justice For All.”

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The Illustrated Guide to Criminal Procedure

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Nathaniel Burney continues his project to create an entire law-degree in comic-book form with The Illustrated Guide to Criminal Procedure, Vol I: Parts 1-3, the followup to his brilliant 2012 book Illustrated Guide to Criminal Law. Never has the Fourth Amendment been more graphic and accessible: Cory Doctorow is learning everything he needs for a life of successful criminal law and/or crime.

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