Nathan Ray Thomas

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This Is How I "Foreclosed" On Wells Fargo

by Patrick Rodgers<p>Hi. I’m Patrick Rodgers, the Philly homeowner who “foreclosed” on Wells Fargo. I joked that I wanted to be the “Johnny Appleseed of …

Wells Fargo Meeting Today With Philly Homeowner Who "Foreclosed" On Them (Here's How He Did It)

Wells Fargo is meeting today at noon with the Philadelphia homeowner who “foreclosed” on them, The Consumerist has exclusively learned. Patrick says …

USA TODAY

Apps that Go Beyond News<p>The USA TODAY app allows you to be completely immersed in the news with award-winning storytelling and photography, rich-media videos, full 360-degree experiences and virtual reality.<p>Now you can get the same great content, with zero interruptions. Download now and start a …

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Patriot Act Author: Only My Anti-NSA Bill Will Close ‘Loophole’ Spying on Americans

Dustin Volz @dnvolz<p>April 2, 2014, 1:34 p.m.<p>The one-time cham­pi­on of grant­ing the in­tel­li­gence com­munity more sur­veil­lance au­thor­ity is …

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As Scientists Examine Landslide, Questions About Logging's Potential Role

While there is no "smoking gun," clear-cutting and river erosion emerge as possible contributors.<p><b>Scientists hoping to better understand what triggered the tragic landslide in western Washington are eyeing two prime suspects: rising groundwater that weakened slide-prone soils, perhaps exacerbated by</b> …

Flying Cars and Tricorders: How Sci-Fi Invented the Present

From Mary Shelley's <i>Frankenstein</i> to George Orwell's <i>1984</i> to Spike Jonze's Oscar-nominated <i>Her</i>, artists have imagined what the future will look like. In …

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FORTUNE — Stung by the country’s inability to profit from the smartphone revolution, Japanese ingenuity is betting on doing better with wearable technology. But, somewhat counter-intuitively, is going all-American to do so.<p>At the country’s first wearable technology expo, held recently in the heart …

Washington mudslide rescue efforts – in pictures

Rescuers digging through debris after a huge landslide in Oso, Washington, find another 10 bodies, bringing the death toll to 24 with more than 170 still unaccounted for

Turkey blocks Google DNS and Twitter's IP addresses in attempt to further censor Twitter

The Turkish Government blocked Twitter a few days ago after it was used to expose alleged government corruption. Turkish residents began using Google’s public DNS service to circumvent the block.<p>Today, a publication based in Turkey is reporting that the Turkish government has also blocked Google’s …

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Kenyan church attack leaves four worshippers dead and 17 injured

At least four people were killed when two gunmen burst into a crowded church and opened fired on worshippers near the Kenyan port of Mombasa.<p>The attack, which left about 17 wounded, came despite increased security in Kenyan cities amid heightened warnings of extremist violence.<p>Two people were …

Artificial Intelligence startup Vicarious grabs $40M from Zuckerberg, Musk, Kutcher, & others

Vicarious, a company that produces artificial-intelligence technology, has closed a fresh $40 million round of funding today that includes a handful of notable investors like Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Tesla founder Elon Musk, and actor/investor Ashton Kutcher.<p>Vicarious’ tech focuses on …

Telegram Lets iOS and Android users Delete Individual Chat Messages

Almost a month ago, messaging service Telegram exploded in popularity, climbing to the top of the App Store in nearly 50 countries worldwide. WhatsApp’s temporary outage and security concerns were the perfect backdrop for Telegram to promote its privacy-focused apps.<p>Today, Telegram updated its …

Twitter And YouTube Defy Foreign Censorship As Bloomberg Bows To It

It’s an axiom of economic liberalism that liberty is good for business. Nations that respect freedom of speech, freedom of association, free trade and so on will enjoy a competitive advantage over those that don’t. Flourishing free countries will amass wealth that makes them attractive markets for …

IBM’s Watson Tackles The Tumor Genome, On The Way To Personalized Cancer Treatments

To develop a specific treatment for each person’s cancer, doctors would need to learn their tumor’s genetic code. It’s a task too difficult for humans to do for every cancer patient. But it might not be too difficult for a problem-solving supercomputer.<p>IBM’s advanced artificial intelligence program …

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The Devil and the Art Dealer

It was the greatest art theft in history: 650,000 works looted from Europe by the Nazis, many of which were never recovered. But last November the world learned that German authorities had found a trove of 1,280 paintings, drawings, and prints worth more than a billion dollars in the Munich …

The world's first underwater museum – in pictures

From algae-encrusted VW Beetles to classical busts covered in psychedelic coral, dive into the magical world of Jason deCaires Taylor’s seabed sculptures. He covers his exhibits – which include a dream collector and a dozing dog – in a cement that attracts growth, then plunges them to the ocean …

5 Easy Tricks to Bust Out of a Bad Mood

Bad moods are the worst, aren't they? Especially the ones that you just wake up with and can't shake. Those are the ones I really dislike. But as I've come to learn over the years, you can either make or break your own happiness. And while sometimes it isn't easy, no matter the circumstances, you …

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Oral-B Shows Off iPhone-Compatible Smart Toothbrush at Mobile World Congress

Proctor and Gamble first introduced its smartphone-connected Oral-B toothbrush earlier this month, but the company is on hand at the Mobile World Congress conference in Spain to give attendees a look at the upcoming device.<p>The Oral-B SmartSeries 7000 connects to the Oral Blue iPhone app using …

Wearable tech multiplies and goes mainstream at MWC 2014

BARCELONA, Spain -- Smartphones are the traditional draw here at Mobile World Congress, but this year wearable tech products created lots of buzz as well. In fact, many industry heavyweights and electronics giants chose the conference to make significant wearable technology product announcements.<p>We …

Wearable Tech

Sony reveals Lifelog wearable camera concept

<b>Sony, it seems, genuinely feels that fitness trackers don't go far enough.</b><p>Not content to just track steps taken, hours slept, exercises performed and …

Yota's latest E Ink smartphone takes a great idea and makes it pretty

YotaPhone is an Android smartphone with a regular touchscreen on one side and an E Ink display on the other. It's been around for well over a year now, and in our time with previous prototypes we've been impressed with its premise, if not Yota Devices' execution. At MWC this year, the Russian …

Time Warner Cable says 'me too,' issues first transparency report

Not to be outdone by its competitors (or future owner), Time Warner Cable has released a transparency report of its own. From January to June last year, the telco obeyed some 12,000 information requests from the government that break down as such. Of the legal requests, 82 percent were for …