Twitter is bringing back the reverse chronological feed of tweets

“We’re working on new ways to give you more control over your timeline,” Twitter Support tweeted tonight (during the Emmys live broadcast). Read the rest

Wonder of wonders: a Trapper Keeper for your 7" or 10" tablets

I can not express the joy that a Trapper Keeper for tablets brings me. Read the rest

Emails show Berkeley police celebrated 'retweets' & 'engagements' from protester mugshots cops posted on social media

Internal emails show that the Berkeley, California Police Department (BPD) talked of building a “counter-narrative” on social media against anti-fascist protesters as BPD tweeted out their names and mugshots, then boasted of retweets and “engagement” metrics when mugshots went viral. This amounts to cops doxxing protesters and high-fiving each other over it. That's creepy, and seems like an obvious abuse of power, if not also an abuse of the law. Read the rest

No, Steve Bannon should not speak at your journalism conference. Here's why.

White Supremacist grifter Steve Bannon, formerly of Donald Trump's Presidential administration, has made quite the new career for himself as a lucrative speaker on the journalism and big thinker circuit. Read the rest

Texas board of education tries to erase Hillary Clinton from history

The State Board of Education in Texas has proposed some rather interesting cuts to the their social studies curriculum. Read the rest

North Korea: Operatives exploited Facebook, LinkedIn, other social media sites to get money and dodge sanctions

“Hiding behind fake profiles, a group linked to Pyongyang solicited technology work to send hard currency back home.” Read the rest

Mozilla's Firefox & Apple's Safari browsers add anti-Facebook and Google privacy protections

Care about your data privacy? Here's a good reason to stop using the Google Chrome browser, and use Firefox or Safari instead on your desktop, laptop, and mobile devices. Read the rest

Hurricane Florence in 3D, as seen by NASA's MISR onboard the Terra satellite

Get your red-blue 3D glasses out. NASA today shares a stunning stereo anaglyph 3-D image of Hurricane Florence, captured from the MISR instrument flying on-board the Terra satellite, which carries nine cameras that observe Earth at different angles. Read the rest

Paul Manafort, Trump’s ex-campaign chairman, pleads guilty + will cooperate with Mueller investigation

President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, is pleading guilty to two criminal charges under plea deal terms to include his cooperation as a witness in the investigation led by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III. Read the rest

Les Moonves' wife Julie Chen borrows the Camille Cosby playbook

An interesting to subplot to the drama at CBS and the firing/resignation of its president Les Moonves after more sexual misconduct allegations... Read the rest

Boston: One person dead, others injured after dozens of gas explosions and fires

At least 1 person is dead and 80 homes and businesses burned across three Boston suburbs - Lawrence, North Andover, and Andover this afternoon after a high-pressure gas main explosion rocked the area shortly after 3:00 PM EST. Read the rest

Kavanaugh accused of sexual misconduct in letter provided by Feinstein to federal investigators: REPORT

Sexual misconduct allegations today surfaced involving Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh. The FBI confirms receipt of “information” which Sen. Diane Feinstein spoke of earlier today. FBI tells reporters letter has been added to “Judge Kavanaugh's background file, as per the standard process.”

The New York Times published a bombshell report today on allegations of sexual misconduct against President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh. Read the rest

Late-stage Elvis is a wonder to behold

One of the most incredibly funny writers/directors around, Mitch Rouse offers up a different take on Elvis.

Without all the distracting music and vocal accompaniment, and with a few audio additions by Mitch, The King becomes something else entirely. Perhaps something more honest, certainly more hilarious.

Experience the pure and unfiltered King of Rock and Roll! The longer this video goes on, the harder I laugh. Read the rest

Guess what crime ‘How to Murder Your Husband’ writer was just charged with

A Portland, Oregon-based romance novelist has been charged with a crime she once wrote about. Read the rest

Apple Watch Series 4: A Closer First Look [PHOTOS]

At today's Apple Event in Cupertino, the company unveiled a Series 4 of its watch, and repositioned it as more of a health device. The Apple Watch Series 4 now packs an electrocardiogram, fall detection, and an impressive updated display. Photos and official launch day details, below. Read the rest

iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max: A Closer First Look [PHOTOS]

At the big Apple Event in Cupertino today, the iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max were touted as 'the best and biggest displays' yet for iPhone. Read the rest

Apple iPhone XR: A Closer First Look [PHOTOS]

At the big Apple Event today in Cupertino, a new iPhone was revealed. Here are official photos we received from Apple, for a closer look. Read the rest

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