Category Archives: U.S.

Exploring the true meanings of public information and private information

This was a thought-provoking article from a Medium writer on the true meaning of public information. What does it all mean anymore? “A stranger could park a drone with a webcam outside your window and live-stream video footage from inside … Continue reading

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Marijuana helps grow the homeless population in Denver

As people flock to Colorado to enjoy legalized marijuana, there’s been a surge in the homeless population in and around Denver.

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President Obama Can (and Should) Embrace the FOIA Improvements Act | Commentary

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President Obama Can (and Should) Embrace the FOIA Improvements Act | Commentary 2 Comments Email By Amy Bennett July 2, 2014, 11:10 a.m. On June 24, Sens. Patrick J. Leahy, D-Vt., and John Cornyn, R-Texas, unveiled…

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Sub Pop offers streaming music from within its own label

In a move designed to put people back in touch with musicians who have smaller audiences, Sub Pop offers a subscription service for listeners for the type of music that the label puts out. This company introduced Nirvana and the … Continue reading

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Cornell ethics board did not pre-approve Facebook’s manipulative “mood study” Cornell University did not pre-approve a study that Facebook did, in which it manipulated user’s news feeds to see how showing them mostly positive or mostly negative posts affected the … Continue reading

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Amelia Earhart 2.0 flies around the world again Living up to her name: a young woman who was named after the famous female pilot from the 30’s is recreating her original flight around the world. When she finishes, she’ll be … Continue reading

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Pelosi to travel to border and South Texas children’s detention facility

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will travel to the southern border of the U.S. on Saturday to be briefed by Customs and Border Protection on the flood of unaccompanied minors entering the country.   The California Democrat will also tour … Continue reading

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Green Beret Officer Forced to Resign Over Affair With Reporter All’s Fair in Love and War: the love affair of Maj. Jim Gant and journalist Ann Scott Tyson. 

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16-year-old made a plug-in that reveals where politicians get their cash He can’t even vote yet. The plug-in is called Greenhouse, and it works similarly to the “reveal codes” function. “After installing the plugin on Chrome, Safari, or Firefox, Greenhouse … Continue reading

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California Female Inmates Sterilized Illegally

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