May 2017 Archive

Twitter creates Requests inbox that filters DMs from people you don't follow, rollout for iOS and Android apps today, coming to web within months (Andrew Dalton/Engadget)

Andrew Dalton / Engadget:Twitter creates Requests inbox that filters DMs from people you don’t follow, rollout for iOS and Android apps today, coming to web ...

Uzbekistan bans the import and distribution of 34 computer games, including The Sims to GTA, it deems are "distorting values" (BBC)

BBC:Uzbekistan bans the import and distribution of 34 computer games, including The Sims to GTA, it deems are “distorting values”  —  Uzbekistan has banned a ...

7 Things That Will Happen If 14 Million More People Are Uninsured Next Year

Next year, about 14 million more Americans could be uninsured if the House-passed version of health care becomes law, according to the Congressional Budget Office ...

My Experience With Vicodin Taught Me That Any Of Us Could Be Tiger Woods

In late October of 1996, after spending two weeks curled up in the fetal position in excruciating pain from a Crohn’s disease flareup, I shook ...

From Pez To Ticks, 'Atlas Obscura' Discovers 'Wonderfully Specific' Museums

People often become obsessed with collecting certain types of objects and then, before you know it, they have the basis for what writer Molly McBride ...

13 Reasons Why Not: Michigan Teens Talk Honestly About Suicide

The popular Netflix show 13 Reasons Why is about a teen who commits suicide. Youth Radio brings us the story of one Michigan high school’s ...

A fictive flight above real Mars

Since it first began orbiting Mars in 2006, the HiRISE (High-Resolution Imaging Science Experiment), a powerful camera attached to the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, has captured ...

Who needs a perfect language? It's already perfectly imperfect

Poets, historians, scientists, philosophers – we all seek to capture the world in a net of language. Yet it is the nature of nets to ...

LinkedIn Co-Founder Reid Hoffman Creates a New Podcast Offering Wisdom on Nurturing & Scaling New Businesses

How do you create and eventually scale a successful business? It’s a complicated question. And you can do worse than get answers from Reid Hoffman. ...

When Bowie & Jagger’s “Dancing in the Street” Music Video Becomes a Silent Film: Can the Worst Music Video Ever Get Even Worse?

You might remember it. Back in 1985, Mick Jagger and David Bowie recorded “Dancing in the Street” to raise money for Live Aid, the famine ...

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