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Garry Davis dies at 91; World Citizen No. 1 and advocate for peace

When a Cold War-era acquaintance of Garry Davis' complained that U.S. passport restrictions kept him from visiting Iron Curtain countries, Davis did just what you would expect of World Citizen No. 1.<p>He took a rubber stamp to the young man's passport and slapped it with an official-sounding …

Albert Einstein

Dalai Lama: Women Better Leaders Because Of Potential For Compassion; Next Dalai Lama May Be Female

The Dalai Lama weighed in on the debate around women leadership and came out firmly on the side of the female.<p>Talking to reporters during a visit to Australia, the Buddhist leader was asked to weigh in on gender during a race for Prime Minister that has included charges of sexism.<p>Speaking …

Chilling Letter From Chinese Factory Worker Found In Kmart Halloween Decorations

The man, identified only as Mr. Zhang to protect his identity, told the Times that he was imprisoned in a labor camp where "inmates toiled seven days a week, their 15-hour days haunted by sadistic guards."<p>The labor camps are full of petty criminals or people who rebel against the country's …

Chinese Communist Party

Brutally Honest Posters for Classic Disney Animated Films

Tell Me What Is Being Done In My Name

<b>OK, let us persist</b> in the notion that I am an American citizen. Let us persist in the notion that I am the citizen of a self-governing political commonwealth. Let us persist in the notion that I have a say -- and important and equal say -- in the operation of my government here and out in the …

Peter Thiel Is Writing a Book on Entrepreneurship

The Facebook investor will write a book about building companies, inspired by a class taught at Stanford.<p>Peter Thiel can soon add author to his long list of accomplishments.<p>The co-founder of Paypal and Facebook investor is writing a book about building companies, reports <i>The New York Times</i>. He says …

Through a PRISM darkly: Tracking the ongoing NSA surveillance story

It was a relatively quiet week for internet news until <i>Guardian</i> blogger Glenn Greenwald dropped a bombshell on Thursday, with a story that showed the …

5 Bands You Should Be Listening To This Weekend

Lucky for you, we at FILTER love listening to everything and have compiled a list of bands we think you should be listening to right now!<p>May birthed some epic albums by a batch of our favorite artists, so for this installment, we're featuring those recent albums that we're <i>still</i> listening to on …

Blanket Surveillance. Total Secrecy. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Imagine that one day you came home to find a shiny little bubble of one-way glass in an upper corner of every single room, and a notice left on your kitchen table: “<i>As required by the Safe Society Act, we have installed remotely controlled cameras throughout your home. (Also your office.) But don’t</i> …

After Six Years of Bloodshed, Mexico's Drug War Shows Little Sign of Waning

The horrors of daily life with the cartels.<p>It was roughly 8 a.m., on Jan. 3, 2007. Mexican President Felipe Calderon had just landed at the airport in Uruapan, in the central state of Michoacan. He had come to check on the troops involved in counter-drug operations, to give them a morale boost; …

Berlin itinerary

Hit the highlights of Berlin with this three-day itinerary in the German capital.<p>DAY ONE<p>Start your Berlin exploration by seeing the city from above, preferably by booking ahead for an early lift ride up to the dome of the Reichstag. From here, stroll south past the Roma & Sinti Memorial to snap a …

The ‘Man of Steel’ Prequel You Need to See Before Watching the Film This Summer

If you're excited for 'Man of Steel' (and how can you not be), you're going to want to see this. It's the official 'Man of Steel' prequel that ties …

Man of Steel