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What if Facebook was used for good? Read the first issue of Hacktivist!

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When you’ve been working since you were 8, as Alyssa Milano has, it takes a special kind of role to get you really excited. Using your birthday to …

Capturing the Quiet Beauty of Baseball

Baseball is unique in the sports world. Unlike other team sports, which often constitute a battle over territory relying on brute force, baseball is …

Download Over 22,000 Golden & Silver Age Comic Books from the Comic Book Plus Archive

The decade beginning with the late 1930s is known as the Golden Age of comic books. Many of the superheroes from today’s blockbuster franchises, …

HACKTIVIST #2

Created by: Alyssa Milano
Writers: Jackson Lanzing & Collin Kelly
Artist: Marcus To
Publisher: Archaia Black Label

Previously: HACKTIVIST #1

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6 Surprising Things That Can Influence Your Dreams

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By Aatif Zubair, Delhi Technological University, India

What goes into creating dreams is a subject of great interest to almost …

Banksy's Latest Work Protests Violence Against Syrian Children

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Alyssa Milano leads NASCAR Fantasy league | NASCAR.com

Alyssa Milano wins NASCAR fantasy celebrity league

November 17, 2014, Staff report, NASCAR.com

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See how celebrity NASCAR fans stacked up in their …

One-Woman Band Covers Nirvana's Heart-Shaped Box and It's Awesome

One-woman band Kawehi covers Nirvana’s Heart-Shaped Box in this beautifully shot video. All while sitting at a dinner table and enjoying a nice glass …

Orson Welles Reads From America’s Greatest Poem, Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself” (1953)

Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass often makes its way into the hands of oversized American characters of, shall we say, uncertain repute. We learned, for …

Pharrell Williams Launches Denim Line Made From Recycled Ocean Debris

Singer, songwriter, and producer Pharrell Williams has a hit new album out and collaborated on last summer’s two hottest songs (“Get Lucky” and “Blurred Lines.”) And now he can add sustainable fashion to his list of accomplishments.

Williams answered questions from Ocean Views (below) on his latest …

Oceans

The First Cellphone Went on Sale 30 Years Ago for $4,000

Somewhere in either Chicago, Baltimore or Washington, someone plunked down $3,995 to buy the Motorola DynaTAC 8000X, the first handheld cellphone, on March 13, 1984 — 30 years ago today.

We don't know who that first cellphone buyer was. At the time, the occasion didn't register as historically …

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Graco Car Seats Recall - Product Recalls

Date:

February 10, 2014

Category:

Car Seats

Company/Brand:

Graco Children's Products, Inc.

The Danger:

There has been difficulty in unlatching the harness buckle. In some cases, the buckle becomes stuck in a latched condition so that it cannot be opened by depressing the buckle's release button. It may be …

Product Recalls

12 Scientifically Proven Methods To Boost Productivity

We know what you’re thinking. “Yeah, yeah… Heard them a million times before! What’s new?”

Well, we’re not talking about taking that magic shot pill …

Twitter Data Reveals Which Days Make Us the Happiest

Big data has been able to predict a lot of useful things over the last few years. Massive quantities of GPS data has given us a handle on what cities have the worst traffic. Millions of online dating profiles give us insight into the attributes most desired in a partner. Now, social network Twitter …

Twitter

You've Never Seen Pi Like This

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Science artist Martin Krzywinski has turned the infinite randomness pi—and other mathematical constants—into a thing of visual beauty. Krzywinski, building on images created by Cristian Ilies Vasile, has compiled a series of eye-catching circular diagrams based on relationships between …

Mathematics

Understanding how fireflies evolved their glow

With life's spectacular diversity, it's easy to look at some of its more baroque features and wonder "how could that have possibly evolved?" When …

Syrian Doctors Seeing More Than 10 Kids A Week With Life-Threatening Malnutrition

KAB ELIAS, Lebanon (AP) — Trapped in her northern Syrian village by fighting, Mervat watched her newborn baby progressively shrink. Her daughter's dark eyes seemed to grow bigger as her face grew more skeletal. Finally, Mervat escaped to neighboring Lebanon, and a nurse told her the girl was …

Malnutrition

Here Are All The Theories About What Might Have Happened To The Missing Plane

As the search for MH370 reaches a second week, Malcolm Moore runs through the five most plausible explanations for its strange disappearance:

1. Explosion/crash

Tragically, the most likely explanation for the missing airline remains that the Boeing 777 suffered a catastrophic mechanical failure. …

Flying

Missing Airliner Apparently Flew to Central Asia. Could the Passengers Still Be Alive?

At a press conference today in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak confirmed what many, including Slate, had already inferred about the …

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Google Glass tested in surgery, ERs

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Pure Joy: Watch This Baby Experience Rain for the First Time

Alyssa Milano, media actorvist

When you've been working since you were 8, as Alyssa Milano has, it takes a special kind of role to get you really excited. Using your birthday to raise money for clean water in Ethiopia, for instance. Or hunkering down with the beleaguered in Kosovo and Angola, as a UNICEF goodwill ambassador. Or …

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Racing to Save the Stray Dogs of Sochi

SOCHI, Russia — A dog shelter backed by a Russian billionaire is engaged in a frantic last-ditch effort to save hundreds of strays facing a death sentence before the Winter Olympics begin here.

Already, hundreds of animals have been killed, with the local authorities apparently wanting the stray …

Russia

Famous Writers’ Sleep Habits vs. Literary Productivity, Visualized

The early bird gets the Pulitzer … sort of.

“In both writing and sleeping,” Stephen King observed in his excellent meditation on the art of “creative sleep” and wakeful dreaming, “we learn to be physically still at the same time we are encouraging our minds to unlock from the humdrum rational

Sleep