This Terri Gross interview with Washington Post reporter Barton Gellman on WHYY's "Fresh Air," which is syndicated by NPR, is really terrific. I caught it while driving home yesterday, and had a genuine "driveway moment" — I sat in my car a good 15 minutes after I parked to hear the whole thing. Gellman speaks about the process of reporting on Edward Snowden's leaks about the NSA's spying programs. What he says is as interesting as what he can't.
Before he wrote the best-selling book Reign of Terror: How the 9/11 Era Destabilized America and Produced Trump, journalist Spencer Ackerman was part of the Pulitzer-winning team at The Guardian who first reported on the trove of national security documents leaked by Edward Snowden. Now, Ackerman has teamed back up with Laura Poitras, director of… READ THE REST
On Monday night, Tucker Carlson announced that the National Security Agency, under direction from President Biden, is spying on him. He says they have been "monitoring our electronic communications and is planning to leak them in an attempt to take this show off the air." Fox News didn't back up their boy with any statement… READ THE REST
Juanita Moody dropped out of college in 1943 to serve in the US Signal Intelligence Service, decoding encrypted messages during World War II. She stayed on after the war, rising in the ranks of the SIS despite being both a woman and a civilian, until she was in charge of intercepting data from most of… READ THE REST
Whether you're an avid athlete, a weekend warrior, or a casual exerciser, you owe it to yourself to recover properly. The best way to do so these days is with a massage gun. It doesn't get much better than an at-home percussive massage that you're in control of because you know your body best and… READ THE REST
If you're an at-home cook who is gearing up for all of the holiday cooking this season, you know the work that goes into making the dishes your family and friends love best. You also know there are some kitchen tasks that take forever to complete, and just aren't fun to do. The 3rd Generation… READ THE REST
The holiday season is upon us, which means we'll all be surrounded by friends and family cracking open ice-cold beverages to celebrate. This usually means the glassware will be brought out and washed over and over, or a thousand red cups will be floating around your home long after the party is over. However, now… READ THE REST