The Huffington Post

  • newRob Quist Turned Down A Visit From DNC Chair Tom Perez
    Rob Quist, the folk music star-turned-Democratic House candidate in Montana’s special election, declined an offer for the Democratic National Committee chair Tom Perez to campaign for him in the state, an inside source says.The Quist campaign did…
    - 23 mins ago 29 Apr 17, 9:10pm -
  • newIn NYC, Birthplace Of Climate March, A Reminder Of Who Suffers Most From Pollution
    QUEENS, N.Y. ― Jerome Nathaniel, 27, looks small standing in front of Ravenswood Generating Station, its four smokestacks looming like colossal candy canes over the power plant’s gated bramble of pipes and machinery. But his protest chant, sound…
    - 47 mins ago 29 Apr 17, 8:46pm -

Tech Crunch

  • newWikipedia has been blocked in Turkey

    Wikipedia has been blocked in Turkey

     Wikipedia, the online user-generated encyclopedia, has been blocked by the Turkish government. News of the blockage was first reported by the website Turkey Blocks, at around 1AM Eastern this morning. Confirmed: All editions of the #Wikipedia onli…
    - 3 hours ago 29 Apr 17, 6:33pm -
  • newSnapchat is stifled by its un-algorithmic feed

    Snapchat is stifled by its un-algorithmic feed

     Snapchat invented its best products by being the anti-Facebook. Its disappearing chats made visual communication quick and casual compared to Facebook’s email-esque text messages. Stories ditched the likes and permanacy so you could share your ra…
    - 5 hours ago 29 Apr 17, 5:02pm -

Gizmodo

  • newMerriam-Webster Uses Apple Fans to Define 'Sheeple' 

    Merriam-Webster Uses Apple Fans to Define 'Sheeple' 

    Merriam-Webster’s dictionary has been flirting with the thin line between cheekily relevant and irritatingly attention seeking lately. The evolving compendium of the English language has garnered headlines recently with its social media swipes at t…
    - 2 hours ago 29 Apr 17, 7:53pm -
  • newHow to Talk Across the Aisle When You're Marching For Science (Or Climate Change)

    How to Talk Across the Aisle When You're Marching For Science (Or Climate Change)

    The March for Science brought historic numbers of scientists to the streets to stand up for evidence-based reasoning, but whether it actually helped heal the partisan divide on issues like climate change is far less certain. A cursory look at the pos…
    - 3 hours ago 29 Apr 17, 7:00pm -

Mashable

  • newFood and fashion enthusiasts alike will dig these sushi shoes
    Never thought we'd see Nike slides that look good enough to eat.But we have, and it's all thanks to Milan-based artist and chef Yujia Hu, whose obsessively detailed sushi and onigiri shoes are truly the stuff of tiny art and tiny food lovers' dreams…
    - 15 mins ago 29 Apr 17, 9:18pm -

Gawker

  • How Things Work

    How Things Work

    Gawker.com is shutting down today, Monday 22nd August, 2016, some 13 years after it began and two days before the end of my forties. It is the end of an era.Read more...
    - 22 Aug 16, 9:33pm -

Lifehacker

  • newClocker Crams a World Clock into Your Menu Bar

    Clocker Crams a World Clock into Your Menu Bar

    Mac: Your Mac has a world clock built into it, but it’s relegated to the Notification Center and stuck in analog for some reason. Clocker lets you jam that world clock into the menu bar, where’s it’s easily accessible.Read more...
    - 33 mins ago 29 Apr 17, 9:00pm -

Engadget

  • newWatch SpaceX try a picture-perfect rocket landing at 7AM ET

    Watch SpaceX try a picture-perfect rocket landing at 7AM ET

    Many SpaceX rocket landings have gotchas for viewers. Drone ship landings frequently mean shaky satellite video feeds, and nighttime launches just aren't very photogenic. You're about to have a much better look, however. SpaceX is launching a US sp…
    - 1 hour ago 29 Apr 17, 8:29pm -

TMZ

Boing Boing

TreeHugger

ReadWriteWeb

  • This smart grid program could save millions of tons of CO2 annually

    This smart grid program could save millions of tons of CO2 annually

    Ofgem, the U.K. government’s regulator for gas and electricity, has revealed that projects trialled under the Low Carbon Networks Fund (LCNF) could save 215 tonnes of CO2. The program ran for six years, ending in 2015, with the aim of helping Dist…
    - 15 Dec 16, 3:00am -

Jezebel

Think Progress

The Daily Dish

  • It Is Accomplished
    As Gandhi never quite said, First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they attack you. Then you win. I remember one of the first TV debates I had on the then-strange question of civil marriage for gay couples. It was Crossfire, as I recall,…
    - 26 Jun 15, 5:21pm -

Popeater