John Hamilton

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Slavery, the Rebel flag and the shutdown

<b>Michael Fassbender, Lupita Nyong'o, Chiwetel Ejiofor in "12 Years a Slave" (Fox Searchlight)</b><p>How the toxic effects of white supremacy, seen so clearly in “12 Years a Slave,” endure in American politics<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>October 19, 2013 6:00pm (UTC)<p>Five years before the beginning of the Civil War, Robert …

Paracable Offering Colorful Paracord-Wrapped Lightning-to-USB Cables

Paracable is a new company that is hand-wrapping Lightning-to-USB cables with paracord, a lightweight rope originally used in parachutes. The cables are not official 'Made for i' cables, but Paracable founder Travis Beck told <i>MacRumors</i> that they have sourced high-quality cables from China and have …

Monty Python's John Cleese Almost Explains Our Brains

You've met them, I'm sure. People who are so learned, so scholarly, so deeply invested in what they're doing, that you can't understand a word they're saying — well, maybe you catch a familiar word or two, but the gist? No. They seem to be speaking a language near yours, like the Sims in "SimCity." …

'Alfred the Great' bones exhumed from unmarked grave

Bones which some believe could be those of Alfred the Great have been exhumed from an unmarked grave in Winchester to protect them from the …

Scosche’s CoverCharge Adds A Second USB Port To Your iPad Charger

What if you tok Twelve South’s neat Plugbug Mac charger extension and shrunk it down to work with the iPad charger? You’d get Scosche’s CoverCharge, that’s what. Just like the Plugbug, the adapter slides onto its host and adds an extra USB port.<p>This is one gadget I’ll be buying as soon as it ships. …

Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, And Even The New T-Mobile Are Trying To Screw You

T-Mobile announced its new "Uncarrier" strategy--no more two-year contracts, pay for the phone up front. It's a step in the right direction, but not enough. Let's ban all smartphone subsidies and contracts.<p>Today T-Mobile announced that it will begin selling the iPhone 5, which is nice for T-Mobile …

More than 3,000 people in Pakistan have been killed by drone strikes, and many of them were children. This unbelievable graphic breaks down the strikes, one by one. http://www.popsci.com/technology/article/2013-03/casualties-drone-war-infographic?src=SOC&dom=fb