Gun Violence with Science, Persuasion, and Great Journalism

Posted @ 5:29 PM on December 8, 2015 by

Here’s an important caveat to establish: There is no consistent definition of “mass shooting” or “mass public shooting” across countries, or even among researchers who track them within the United States.

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In wake of data hack, Santa vows to give everyone coal this year

Posted @ 4:07 PM on December 8, 2015 by

Santa is reacting to the public release of his Naughty / Nice List by pledging to give everyone on either side a big lump of coal this Christmas.
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The Supreme Court Could Send America Back a Century by Redefining ‘One Person, One Vote’

Posted @ 11:35 AM on December 8, 2015 by

Redefining 'one person, one vote' could take us back to minority rule
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Watch Star Wars Out of Order to Make Everything Better

Posted @ 7:08 PM on December 3, 2015 by

There are several different ways of watching the Star Wars movies. So, with people newly discovering this series, we looked at a handful in order to find the best order in which to watch them.

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programmer wrote scripts to secretly automate a lot of his job — and email his wife and make a latte

Posted @ 9:12 PM on November 26, 2015 by

With another script, he automatically fired off an email excuse like "not feeling well, working from home" if he wasn't at work and logged in to the servers by 8:45 a.m. He called that script "hangover."
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Great piece. All spoilers. 12 Things We Loved About Jessica Jones (And 4 We Didn’t)

Posted @ 9:36 PM on November 24, 2015 by

This weekend, the world met the whiskey-drinking, super-powered Hell’s Kitchen detective known as Jessica Jones. She’s the star of the second Netflix Marvel superhero show, leading into the team-up series The Defenders, and many people spent their weekends on the couch, devouring all 13 episodes.

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Read These Comics Before Watching Jessica Jones

Posted @ 10:56 AM on November 20, 2015 by

In order to prepare for the inevitable binge that awaits, we’d like to offer you some suggested reading. Below are the five comic book runs that you should check out in order to be ready for Netflix’s new show. Each is slightly outside the traditional superhero norm—downtrodden detective stories, blaxploitation tales, psychological horror, fun-filled supernatural romps—but they’re all worth a gander. You want to get to know Jessica? This is where you start.

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The 8 Things That Are Always Cheaper at Target

Posted @ 11:11 PM on November 19, 2015 by

These eight products are cheapest at Target.
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Buildings around the world are lit up in honour of the victims of Friday 13

Posted @ 9:22 AM on November 14, 2015 by

The Sydney Opera House, One World Trade Center in New York and Mexico City’s the Angel de la Independencia are among the buildings and monuments from around the world lit up to honour the victims of the Paris attack

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Jeremy Clarkson’s Fire Stick Commercial Is A Big F-You To BBC

Posted @ 9:54 AM on November 3, 2015 by

It's nice to see Clarkson mad at someone other than Hammond, or people of a difference race than him.
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