Sunday, 25 August 2019

Inside The Weird World Of Restaurant Critics


Inside The Weird World Of Restaurant Critics
Two prominent critics reveal the less glamorous side of being paid to eat.

August 24, 2019 at 05:00AM
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The American Aristotle


The American Aristotle
Charles Sanders Peirce was a brilliant philosopher, mathematician and scientist. His polymathic work should be better known

August 24, 2019 at 12:05AM
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The Great Seattle Pot Heist


The Great Seattle Pot Heist
A rash of marijuana thefts has Seattle growers wondering: Is the government leading the thieves right to them?

August 23, 2019 at 09:57PM
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The Largest Electric Vehicle In The World Produces More Power Than It Uses


The Largest Electric Vehicle In The World Produces More Power Than It Uses
Since electric vehicles can recover energy through regenerative braking rather than wasting that energy as heat in a traditional braking system, the extra weight the dump truck carries on the way down a hill actually delivers more energy to the batteries than the truck used on the way up.

August 23, 2019 at 09:57PM
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The Exclusive Inside Story Of The Fall Of Overstock’s Mad King, Patrick Byrne


The Exclusive Inside Story Of The Fall Of Overstock’s Mad King, Patrick Byrne
On Thursday, Patrick Byrne, the founder and longtime CEO of former e-tailing giant Overstock.com, resigned, citing his involvement as a federal informant in the investigation of accused Russian spy Maria Butina. That's not the whole story. This is.

August 24, 2019 at 05:01AM
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I Visited 47 Sites. Hundreds Of Trackers Followed Me


I Visited 47 Sites. Hundreds Of Trackers Followed Me
For several days this spring, I lived my life through this Invasive Firefox, which logged every site I visited, all the advertising tracking servers that were watching my surfing and all the data they obtained.

August 23, 2019 at 08:50PM
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Bird Twitter Is My Oasis In Internet Hell


Bird Twitter Is My Oasis In Internet Hell
I've found a place to clear my head when I'm stressed by my impending deadlines or when a troll emails me a death threat. It's what I wish the internet could always be.

August 24, 2019 at 08:22PM
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Turns Out A Road Made Of Solar Panels Was, In Fact, A Bad Idea


Turns Out A Road Made Of Solar Panels Was, In Fact, A Bad Idea
There will be some hiccups on our path to a more environmentally-friendly future. Some hiccups, like exploding electric cars, will be bigger than others. So, I’m willing to excuse France for the very, very predictable failure of their solar panel road.

August 23, 2019 at 05:00AM
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The New American Homeless


The New American Homeless
Housing insecurity in the nation's richest cities is far worse than government statistics claim. Just ask the Goodmans.

August 22, 2019 at 11:06PM
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They Bought Trendy 'Teacup Pigs.' Now They've Got Enormous Hogs


They Bought Trendy 'Teacup Pigs.' Now They've Got Enormous Hogs
"From getting nightly snuggles from a 200-pound pig — quite literally hogging the bed — to having your sweet baby ejaculate for 10 solid minutes on your motorcycle."

August 24, 2019 at 02:21AM
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