Monica Silveira

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Step Into The Magical Miniature World of Snails

Ever wondered what it would be like to be a snail?<p>Me neither, but this superb photographic series transports us to ground level, exposing the …

Mesmerizing Collection of Images that Combines Photographs Shot During WWI and the Same Locations as They Look Today

In 1914, the world was plunged into perhaps one of the bloodiest human conflicts that would go down in the annals of history. World War One tore …

The Quiet Radicalism of All That

When Nickelodeon's sketch comedy show debuted in 1994, it upended the norms of children's TV with its diverse cast, un-condescending tone, and kid characters played by actual kids.<p>The ’90s were golden years for Nickelodeon. The children’s cable television network was home to now cult-classic shows …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Is Already Battling The iPhone 6

It’s less than a year after Samsung’s landmark Galaxy S4 Android superphone went on sale, and already the follow-up Galaxy S5 is in the wild and reportedly selling like… not hot cakes, exactly; more like… an iPhone. And that is exactly the type of response that Samsung has been trying to …

Boston Bombing Hoaxer, You Have My Attention

A self-described "performance artist" named Kayvon Edson attempted to stage a reenactment of the Boston Marathon bombing on the day of the tragedy's one-year anniversary. If this was a plea for attention, I guess it worked.<p><i>Screenshot via Kevin Edson's Youtube channel</i><p>Dear Kevin "Kayvon" Edson,<p>Nice …

Miley Cyrus Will Remain Hospitalized

Miley Cyrus is being forced to cancel another concert because of illness.<p>The singer, 21, who was hospitalized in Kansas City on Tuesday for a "severe …

'Kill switch' may be standard on U.S. phones in 2015

The "kill switch," a system for remotely disabling smartphones and wiping their data, will become standard in 2015, according to a pledge backed by most of the mobile world's major players.<p>Apple, Google, Samsung and Microsoft, along with the five biggest cellular carriers in the United States, are …

Police say Utah mom gave birth at home before killing infants | Reuters

SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - A Utah mother accused of slaying six of her own infant children over the course of a decade secretly gave birth to each of the babies without medical assistance at home and then immediately killed them, police said on Wednesday.<p>The former home of Megan Huntsman in …

Budget Vote Proves House GOP Can’t Do Anything Big in 2014

Last week’s budget vote demon­strated why House Re­pub­lic­ans are un­likely to ac­com­plish any­thing sig­ni­fic­ant on the le­gis­lat­ive front in …

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The Country’s Biggest Union Leader Wants Elizabeth Warren to Be President

Emma Roller @emmaroller<p>April 16, 2014, 8:56 a.m.<p>Richard Trumka, pres­id­ent of the AFL-CIO, Amer­ica’s largest fed­er­a­tion of labor uni­ons, may be …

Hacking Traditional College Debate's White-Privilege Problem

Minority participants aren't just debating resolutions—the<p>It used to be that if you went to a college-level debate tournament, the students you’d see would be bookish future lawyers from elite universities, most of them white. In matching navy blazers, they’d recite academic arguments for and …

Cannibal mystery: New evidence in Michael Rockefeller disappearance

The author of a new book on the disappearance of Michael Rockefeller in 1961 claims to have solved one of America's most enduring mysteries.<p>The 23-year-old son of New York's Governor Nelson Rockefeller and heir to a vast family fortune went missing in Dutch New Guinea while filming a documentary.<p>At …

It Took Just Four Days to Hack the Samsung Galaxy S5's Fingerprint Scanner

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>It took German "researchers" at SRLabs just four days to created a fake fingerprint using wood glue …

Bay Area home prices zoom in March; highest since Dec. 2007

The median price paid for a Bay Area home or condo shot up to $570,000 in March — 7.2 percent higher than in February and 23.2 percent more than in March of last year, according to DataQuick.<p>That was the highest median since $587,500 in December 2007, but still below the all-time high of $665,000 …

Three more vaccines now mandatory for Ontario children

Ontario is making three more vaccines mandatory for schoolchildren, a move that cements the province's hard line against parents who decline to immunize their children.<p>As of this September, Ontario students will need to be vaccinated against whooping cough, meningococcal disease and, if they were …

First Heartbleed attack reported; taxpayer data stolen

The Heartbleed bug has caused widespread anxiety, sent engineers scrambling into patch-mode, and likely prompted millions of users to re-invent their passwords, but so far there have been no accounts of attacks leveraging the bug... until now.<p>In the first known report of an attack using the …

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Here's Some Stupid For Lunch

<b>Oh, there's trouble, my friends,</b> down there in Mississippi, where the conservative establishment suddenly has come to a belated realization that, occasionally, even in Mississippi (Goddamn), outright white-supremacy might be a losing strategy.<p><i>"I think he should clear it up as fast as he can," Nosef</i> …

Documentary of a secret photographer

A new documentary called Finding Vivian Maier tries to uncover the truth behind the reclusive life of a Chicago nanny who secretly took well over 100,000 photographs during her life.<p>Some of Vivian Maier's photos are are now viewed as masterpieces.<p>The film has been co-directed by Chicago native John …

Obamacare effects are bigger than expected, poll finds

WASHINGTON — President Obama's health law has led to an even greater increase in health coverage than previously estimated, according to new Gallup survey data, which suggests that about 12 million previously uninsured Americans have gained coverage since last fall.<p>That is millions more than Gallup …

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Facebook's 'Great Unbundling' Will Make It Easier to Ignore the Noise (and Lame Friends)

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Facebook is "basically unbundling the big blue app," Mark Zuckerberg told <i>The New York Times</i>' Farhad …

Two Men Arrested for Cannibalism