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Week in Reviews

This week in reviews, Atlanta Mag gives <b>Holeman & Finch</b> two of four stars. The South Buckhead bar's been through some changes, and under lead bartender (and Young Guns semi-finalist) <b>Sara Justice</b> and chef de cuisine <b>Jason Paolini</b>, "Holeman has a chance to seduce us all over again." [Atlanta]

The Albert Now Smoke-Free; Late-Night Pizza at Timone's

<b>MORNINGSIDE</b>— The <b>late-night pizza slice window</b> at Ron Eyester's pizza joint <b>Timone's</b> is now open on Friday and Saturdays from ten p.m. until the pizza's gone. Get a slice of cheese for $3 or pepperoni for $4. [EaterWire]<p><b>WEST MIDTOWN</b>— Ford Fry's Westside restaurants <b>The Optimist</b> and <b>JCT Kitchen</b> will …

6 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Your Graphing Calculator

Fun Things to Do on a Graphing Calculator<p>1. Draw something.<p>2. Play games.<p>3. Collect data.<p>4. Upload photos.<p>5. Write full sentences.<p>6. Create and save …

Anonymous' radio-based networking keeps protesters off the grid

Despite being an internet activist group, Anonymous knows the value of avoiding traditional communication; it's sometimes the only way for dissidents to elude surveillance and service disruptions. Accordingly, the group has just unveiled AirChat, a networking system that uses any available radio …

Why Google doesn’t care about college degrees, in 5 quotes

Google isn’t big on college degrees, although the search giant is inundated with applicants touting perfect GPAs from Ivy League schools.<p>Google’s chairman and head of hiring, Laszlo Bock, has given a few insights in the <i>New York Times</i> on how he sorts through a multitude of bright applicants.<p>The …

Google is making it hard to cheat on your spouse in Japan

Ashley Madison founder cries foul over Google AdWords restrictions<p><i>Noel Biderman, Ashley Madison CEO, in Tokyo last month.</i><p>"Women of this generation — this Paris Hilton, Kim Kardashian, ‘I'm in a sex tape' kind of generation — they're not going to behave like their moms. They're not going to tolerate …

Atlanta superintendent will get perks beyond $375K salary

Besides her $375,000 salary and $2,000 monthly expense allowance, incoming Atlanta Superintendent Meria Carstarphen also will enjoy perks such as a …

7 Places Where You Can Still Go Off the Grid

<i>This post was authored by Lauren Hunter (Vayable.com).</i><p>I banned Christmas in 2013. I know what you're thinking: <i>How could you do that to Santa?!</i><p>After last year's battle of overanxious crowds and snappy sales clerks, I couldn't look at one more overcrowded shopping mall or department store sales …

Astronomers Get First Glimpse of Cosmic Web

Changing Planet<p>Computer simulations suggest that matter in the universe is distributed in a “cosmic web” of filaments, as seen in the image above from a large-scale dark-matter simulation. The inset is a zoomed-in, high-resolution image of a smaller part of the cosmic web, 10 million light-years …

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Troy Carter: Fired By Lady Gaga And Loving It

He helped discover and cultivate the megastar for almost seven years. Then Gaga dumped him. Here’s the untold story of how he rolled with it.<p>From behind, Troy Carter looks like a middle schooler. He has the wispy frame of a pretzel stick, wrapped in skinny jeans that bottom out at black Yves Saint …

Yves Saint-Laurent

Deadmau5 Closes Soundcloud Account For Good

Well everyone, it’s official. <b>Deadmau5</b>, (a.k.a. fuckmylife on soundcloud) has decided to delete his Soundcloud account for good. This means no more …

Austin's 12 Hottest New Brunches, April 2018

<b>Brunch</b> is the cure-all for weekend hunger and hangovers with the right combination of breakfast, lunch, and lots of drinks. It's when it is acceptable to arm yourself with cocktails and coffee, while you hunker down with pancakes, burgers, and so many eggs. The Eater Austin <b>brunch heatmap</b> is your …

Where is Austin's Best Tastiest Cheesiest Queso?

There's a nationwide Velveeta shortage on the horizon, maybe, but the the <b>Austin queso world</b> is much richer and deeper than the orange stuff. This most delicious, cheesy, spicy delicacy is a great Tex Mex staple for the winter months. Eater wants to know: <b>where do you go to satisfy your queso</b> …

38 Essential Restaurants in Dallas and Houston; 15 Signs You Grew Up Eating Tex Mex

<b>Dallas</b><br>· The 38 Essential Dallas Restaurants [-EDFW-]<br>· The 14 Hottest Restaurants in Fort Worth [-EDFW-]<br>· 'Horseshit Beer,' Craft Everything Else at Blind Butcher [-EDFW-]<p><b>Houston</b><br>· The Essential 38 Houston Restaurants [-EHOU-]<br>· Japanese Barbecue is Coming [-EHOU-]<br>· Upcoming Bakery Finds a Sweet Spot …

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Private Quarters: English style brought to Decatur home

Luke and Laura Graham, who own Haremere Properties, totally gutted a 100-year-old Decatur home and transformed it into a Victorian farmhouse with …

For the first time, Congress mostly millionaires

Last year's Congress — in addition to being the least productive and least popular Congress on record — was also the richest.

15 Inspiring TED Talks for Freshman Year

You've selected your classes and shopped for your dorm room. You've bought some new clothes and packed your favorite things. The new semester is …

Op/Ed: The Inspiration for Engineering

My dad was a hands-on guy. He repaired our cars, ran the electrical wiring in our house and did all our plumbing work himself. And he didn’t fix …

5 Study Habits To Adopt Now To Prepare For College

<b>By Sydney Nolan</b><p>College classes by no means are scary experiences—if you’re prepared. Preparing properly for class to maximize your time spent in the classroom is huge when it comes to doing well academically, regardless of where you decide to attend school. However, you don’t need to wait until …

Your Data Gets Lost Or Stolen Online Frequently. Do You Even Care?

2013 was filled with even more large service providers, government departments and enterprises getting hacked or otherwise loosing your data. Your data was likely lost on multiple occasions just from the breaches in the news, let alone the ones that never made the headlines. Reputation or direct …

Interview with NSA Whistleblower Bill Binney: Afraid We’re Spreading Secret Government Around World

CommunityThe Dissenter<p>Interview with NSA Whistleblower Bill Binney: Afraid We’re Spreading Secret Government Around World<p>27 Dec 2013<p>William Binney<p>The …

NSA 'hacking unit' infiltrates computers around the world – report

• NSA: Tailored Access Operations a 'unique national asset' • Former NSA chief calls Edward Snowden a 'traitor'<p>A top-secret National Security Agency hacking unit infiltrates computers around the world and breaks into the toughest data targets, according to internal documents quoted in a magazine …

Catalog Advertises NSA Toolbox

After years of speculation that electronics can be accessed by intelligence agencies through a back door, an internal NSA catalog reveals that such …

Surveillance

The NSA's elite hackers can hijack your Wi-Fi from 8 miles away

Attendees at the Chaos Communications Congress in Hamburg this weekend got a surprising rundown of the NSA's surveillance capabilities, courtesy of security researcher Jacob Appelbaum. Appelbaum, who co-wrote the <i>Der Spiegel</i> article that first revealed the NSA catalog, went into further detail …

How Forensic Linguistics Outed J.K. Rowling (Not to Mention James Madison, Barack Obama, and the Rest of Us)

Earlier this week, the UK’s <i>Sunday Times</i> rocked the publishing world by revealing that Robert Galbraith, the first-time author of a new crime novel called <i>The Cuckoo’s Calling</i>, is none other than J.K. Rowling, the superstar author of the <i>Harry Potter</i> series. Then the <i>New York Times</i> told the story of …