Matt Belanger

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Alabama DL Dee Liner Flashes Wads of Cash on Instagram

There are plenty of times and places where athletes can acceptably bend the money clip and make it thunderstorm cash.<p>You won the NBA Finals? Throw bills in the air. Are you taking home the World Cup? Toss that green like a julienne salad.<p>When you’re a college athlete on scholarship, however, …

Republicans and Democrats agree: Fisa oversight of NSA spying doesn't work

The recent leaks of NSA programs to the Guardian and Washington Post have awakened a strong desire among many Americans to know more about how the …

The Average Big American Company Hasn't Paid The Statutory Tax Rate In Decades

The OECD estimates that U.S. corporations pay face an average statutory tax rate of 39%, the second highest rate in the developed world. This is based on a combination of the federal statutory rate and a weighted-average of state-level tax rates.<p>But thanks to various tax breaks and loopholes, …

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Pope Francis on Gay Priests: 'Who Am I to Judge?'

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Pope Francis took a a huge step forward for the Catholic church Monday morning when he endorsed gay …

Cooperatives: TowerFall

You are not playing the best game of 2013.<p>That is, unless you happen to be one of the 2,000 people whom bought <i>TowerFall</i> for Ouya. The local multiplayer arrow-fighting game has been hyperbolically praised by critics (like this guy) since this year's Game Developers Conference. It plays like a cross …

The Biggest Data Thefts In Recent History [Infographic]

It's a big-data look at the loss of lots of big data. That's pretty big.<p>The internet is a giant vault where people store some of their most private information, trusting that the company holding on to it can keep it all safe. That's not always the case, as this infographic of data breaches in …

33GB later, fabric in games gets real-time boost

<b>CARNEGIE MELLON / UC BERKELEY (US) —</b> After six months of computing time, researchers are pretty sure they’ve simulated almost every important …

Hack Takes Over Your Car's Steering While You're Driving

Baby, you can drive my car -- whether I like it or not.<p>A pair of researchers have demonstrated they're able to take over the steering and braking of two popular models of cars while someone is driving them, the BBC reported.<p>Cars have incorporated more and more sophisticated computing since the …

Spy Agencies Have Banned Lenovo Computers, Fearing Chinese Hardware Hacks

No Thinkpad for you, NSA employee. Update: The Australian Department of Defence has denied these claims.<p>Lenovo is either the world's biggest or second-biggest PC manufacturer, depending on who you ask (the other potential is HP), and certainly one of the best. But according to the Australian …