Rightcorp, the notorious, publicly traded copyright trolls, have warned investors that they're losing money despite a successful claim of mass extortion against alleged copyright infringers. Read the rest
Heidi MacDonald of Comics Beats says: "I was tooling around on the internet the other night, and unexpectedly came across this masterpiece: Read the rest
The economist says that the US's post-crisis job creation record and the EU's lagging record demonstrates that austerity cripples recoveries. Read the rest
Chile's famous Chinchorro mummies, preserved perfectly for more than 7,000 years, are melting into black gelatinous goo because of increased levels of moisture that may be the result of climate change. Read the rest
Woohoo, happy early Saint Patrick's Day guys! Read the rest
As marchers commemorated the 50th anniversary of 'Bloody Sunday' this past weekend, in Selma, Alabama another tribute was taking place: to Nathan Bedford Forrest, the lieutenant general in the Confederate army and first Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan. Read the rest
“If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you have a cookie on your computer or your smartphone that says how much you like weed—or at least how you feel about the idea of weed being legalized.” Read the rest
This handy 4 in 1 cable allows me to charge every device I travel with.
This cable will charge my iPad 2, iPhone 6, GoPro and a wifi hotspot in the car today. I like that it reduces the number of cables jammed in my glove box or sitting on the floor, and that I can keep them all plugged in at once.
In the future, it may save me the joy of wandering around a foreign city looking for a USB cable, I've done this more than once.
The spray-painted portals created by Hamburg, Germany-based artist 1010 are rather inviting, aren't they? Read the rest
In this week's New Yorker, Adam Gopnik visits one of the more intriguing and strange European libraries, the Warburg Institute in London, a 115-year-old institution with a sadly uncertain future. Read the rest