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HTML5 On The Rise: No Longer Ahead Of Its Time

Shikhir Singh Contributor<p>Shikhir Singh is the senior developer relations manager at Sencha.<p>Today marks the one-year anniversary of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) declaring the HTML5 standard complete, a significant milestone in the history of the Internet and web application development. In …

Carbon pollution: the good, the bad, the ugly, and the denial

The anti-climate policy ‘fact blurring’ advocacy group Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) recently published a report on ‘the good news’ about rising carbon dioxide, written by Indur Goklany. Goklany has a background in electrical engineering and has been a US delegate to the IPCC. He has also …

Climate Change

The US cities that will stay above sea level after global warming—and the ones that will disappear

We’ve all heard doomsday predictions about what global warming means for coastal US cities. And now a new, interactive map from nonprofit climate science publication Climate Central illustrates precisely how American cities will fare under the best and worst possible climate futures—and which ones …

Climate Change

NASA satellites reveal something startling about the future of food on Earth

And what better perspective than from space?<p>Climate change due to human activity is causing visible shifts on our planet, and NASA is uniquely positioned to observe these effects.<p>"If we continue on our current course, it's going to be hard to feed this planet because it's so hot," Ellen Stofan, …

Verizon's Massive East Coast FiOS Scandal: 41 Percent Coverage Using 'Weasel Room' Math

<b>Summer Reading:</b> <i>"The Book of Broken Promises; $400 Billion Broadband Scandal & Free the Net"</i><p><b>Definition of "Weasel Room":</b> Using specific terms, words or phrases with 'selective' accounting to distort, puff up or obfuscate the facts.<p>Verizon harmed America's East Coast; not just in one or two states, …

Can Science and Religion Save Each Other? (Part 2)

Science is used to being dominant, and religion is used to being defensive -- these are familiar poses for two world views, the one being on the rise, the other on the decline. Generally when an entire belief system is on the decline, it steadily disappears. There's no need to believe that the …

A Million People in Paris Teach Us What Religion Is Really All About

A million people marched in Paris this week. A million men, women and children, Christians, Muslims, Jews, Buddhists, Hindus, Atheists, and those with no religious label at all, marching simply to demonstrate their ultimate humanity that crosses religious distinctions and definitions and unites all …

HIV Is Evolving To Be Less Deadly

HIV is rapidly evolving into a less-dangerous bug and could one day become a disease that’s “almost harmless”.<p>Scientists have observed a surprising increase in the ability of some patients in Africa to live with the virus without getting Aids, the deadly syndrome in which their immune systems …

Mock the Vote

Elections and liberty are not the same.<p>From time to time, after I’ve expressed my view on a given topic, a reader will write with a singular …

Bungie Sends Care Package to Patient Following Doctor's Advice

"It's been a joy to watch him."<p>Bungie has sent a care package to a gamer recovering from brain surgery.<p>Bkbunny87 says her husband, Eric the Hunter, …