Jeremy Ziehr

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I Bought The Law And The Law Won

<b>I know we're all</b> supposed to be in a tizzy about the free speech rights of a phony redneck with a TV show -- and I think A&E is having lots of cake while eating most of it, too -- but if you want to talk about serious violations of free speech, go to Appalachia and talk about Mike Roselle. Roselle …

Rights & Freedoms

The 10 Best Buys in 2014 Motorcycles

The colder weather might signal the end of the riding season in many parts of the country, but that's no reason to stop hunting for your next bike. Many of the 2014 motorcycles have already hit dealer lotsand there are plenty of bargains no matter w<p>The colder weather might signal the end of the …

Obama administration knew millions could not keep their health insurance

President Obama repeatedly assured Americans that after the Affordable Care Act became law, people who liked their health insurance would be able to keep it. But millions of Americans are getting or are about to get cancellation letters for their health insurance under Obamacare, say experts, and …

Amazon matches print books with discounted digital copies

A new program called MatchBook offers electronic copies of your print books for $2.99 or less.<p>Searching for a digital version of a print book you bought from Amazon? You may be able to find it at a low price, courtesy of a new Kindle program.<p>Launched on Tuesday, Kindle MatchBook lets you buy the …

Kindle

Google ready to charge into smartwatch fray, Journal says

Google wants to cement its position in wearable technology by taking on both the watch and glass markets.<p>Google has a smartwatch and it could go into mass production within months, according to The Wall Street Journal.<p>The Internet search giant is in talks with Asian manufacturers on the production …

Google Glass

Modular smartphones aren’t so crazy now: Motorola gets in on the action with Project Ara

Like the highest tech Lego blocks you’ve ever seen, Motorola last night unveiled Project Ara, a bold plan to build smartphones with modular hardware.<p>It starts with an endoskeleton frame (which Motorola calls the endo), and from there you’ll be able to attach different hardware modules to create a …

Can Facebook Tell When Your Relationship Is Doomed?

Analyzing the structure of a social network can predict who a person's spouse is. And when the algorithm's wrong, that means the couple is likely to break up.<p>Give up now. Facebook knows everything. According to a new paper, the makeup of your Facebook network might even be able to tell you when …

Gold Rush mercury still washes into food web - Futurity

UC Santa Barbara research shows how floods carry mercury-laden sediment from California's gold rush into the Central Valley lowlands and the food web.

San Francisco

Branch-Like Dendrites Function As Mini-Computers In The Brain

Previously thought to be passive, the branching brain wires actively compute signals.<p>A new paper in <i>Nature</i> suggests that we've been thinking about neurons all wrong. Namely, it suggests that dendrites, the tree-like branches of wiring that extend out from the soma, or cell body, aren't just passive …