The White House recently responded to a petition on marijuana legalization with a statement that amounted to "go away and don't bother us, pot will turn you into a depraved junkie." Turns out that the legislation that established America's drug czar requires the office-holder to oppose all drug legalization efforts.
Following the British government's approval last month of his extradition to the U.S., Wikileaks founder Julian Assange today filed an appeal to London's High Court. The U.S. government hopes to prosecute Assange for publishing leaked evidence of misconduct by U.S. forces abroad. The High Court in London confirmed to the BBC an application by Mr… READ THE REST
Ketanji Brown Jackson, the first black woman confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court, was sworn in yesterday, replacing retiring justice Stephen Breyer. Though an historic moment, "the lifetime appointment … will not shift the current ideological balance of the court," notes the BBC. Forthcoming 6-3 rulings whose dissents Jackson will be joining include gay rights,… READ THE REST
Eric Wemple, the Washington Post's media critic, offers a splendid collection of articles in a timely genre: pundits sanctimoniously lecturing readers that the Supreme Court wouldn't overturn Roe. The very serious thinkers on show include Lisa Blatt, a self described "Liberal Feminist" who supported Roe-deleting justice Brett Kavanaugh, and Kathleen Parker, who smugly told liberals… READ THE REST
From your daughter's first trip to Disneyland to that epic fried chicken dish your favorite restaurant served you last weekend, you like to capture every precious moment of your life on your phone. And when you combine all those photos with the many different files you've saved on your devices, you've got a pretty hefty amount of data on… READ THE REST
For years coffee experts have recommended pourover as the best way to make coffee at home. But now, thanks to an ingenious design that was recently perfected, the traditional pourover has some serious competition. If you're the kind of person who thinks life is too short for bad coffee, say hello to the all-new VacOne… READ THE REST
Let's face it. Most people need an assistant. Who doesn't want a little bit of help from time to time with things like organization? Unfortunately, especially with our current technology surplus, it can be a bit easy to fall behind and feel disorganized. When scanning documents, in particular, it can be tough to figure out how to… READ THE REST