Paul Oman

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Obama: 'Congress has not fulfilled its responsibility'

The White House called it at 11:30 p.m.<p>The administration issued the order late Monday to begin shutting down the government — the first in 17 years — following a day of brinkmanship, blame and failed efforts by President Barack Obama, the House and the Senate to break the impasse.<p>At midnight, …

What happens to your Macbook Air battery in a year

Advertisement<p>25 Comments<p>I love my 2010 Macbook, but lately she’s become less of a workhorse and more of a gentle farm pony you feed carrots to at the …

Meet The Dread Pirate Roberts, The Man Behind Booming Black Market Drug Website Silk Road

An entrepreneur as professionally careful as the Dread Pirate Roberts doesn’t trust instant messaging services. Forget phones or Skype. At one point during our eight-month preinterview courtship, I offer to meet him at an undisclosed location outside the United States. “Meeting in person is out of …

Why I Wouldn't Vote For Cory Booker

<i>The New York Times</i> gives us today's illustration of why it's a shame we have a Sixth Amendment, given the jurisprudential utility of honey and anthills.<p>JPMorgan acknowledged for the first time the existence of the investigation - one of several mortgage-related problems looming for the bank - in a …

Cory Booker

Major opinion shifts, in the US and Congress, on NSA surveillance and privacy

Numerous polls taken since our reporting on previously secret NSA activities first began have strongly suggested major public opinion shifts in how …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

Five fabulous South African hotels

Exotic scenery meets sustainable comfort in the Rainbow Nation, where travellers can enjoy their own private peace.

South Africa

Move fast, break things: The sad story of Platform, Facebook’s gigantic missed opportunity

It was May 24, 2007 at Facebook’s inaugural developers conference f8, held at the San Francisco Design Center. Mark Zuckerberg, just 10 days past his …