Charley Harvey

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Why Has America Stopped Winning Wars?

Since 1945, the United States has experienced little except military stalemate and loss—precisely because it’s a superpower in a more peaceful world.<p>At 9:44 p.m. on July 27, 1953, Harold Smith had just 16 more minutes of the Korean War to survive before a ceasefire came into effect at 10:00 p.m. …

This Free App Will Solve Math Problems For You

Need more help with math problems than a calculator can provide? There’s now an app for that.<p>PhotoMath promises to help solve simple linear equations and other math problems by “reading” questions with the help of your smartphone camera.<p>But an answer isn’t all you’ll get from this free app. …

U.S. income inequality is bad, but wealth inequality is a bigger problem

Emmanuel Saez, that assiduous tracker of economic inequality in the U.S., has been shifting his attention away from income inequality to a broader, thornier and more intractable issue: wealth inequality. As he observes in a paper published this week at the blog of the Washington Center for …

Income Inequality

Falcon Northwest launches a screaming-fast PC with an eight-core Intel processor

PC gamers, it’s time to drool.<p>Falcon Northwest is launching a series of three new gamer PC desktops with new tech features enabled by Intel’s X99 chip set and its codenamed Haswell-E processor with eight computing cores, or brains.<p>The Medford, Ore.-based Falcon Northwest is a boutique maker of …

First Benchmarks And A Primer For Intel's Core i7-5960x CPU, X99 Chipset, And DDR4 Memory

As swiftly as the PC hardware industry travels, we’re seldom treated to true generational leaps. We get iterative improvements like USB 3.0 and affordable SSDs, but things like DDR3 memory have been kicking around since 2007 (7 years is an eternity!) Most of us are still comfortable, but power …

Michael Brown: Unarmed man killed by police (Opinion) - CNN.com

<i>Editor's note: LZ Granderson is a CNN contributor, a senior writer for ESPN and a lecturer at Northwestern University. He is a former Hechinger Institute fellow and his commentary has been recognized by the Online News Association, the National Association of Black Journalists and the National</i> …

Close loopholes that let U.S. firms avoid taxes by using inversions

It's both endearing and infuriating to watch American corporate executives wring their hands about how the injustices of the U.S. tax code are forcing them — forcing them! — to reincorporate overseas through the procedure known as inversion.<p>Endearing, because one wants to sympathize with the pain …

How To Build A Liquid-Cooled Mini Gaming PC For Under $1,000

If you go into your local technology store and look at the PC section, most if not all will be standard black towers. However, on the enthusiast scene, there’s a seismic shift going on with many people ditching their large tower cases and opting for shoebox-size ones.<p>The latest motherboards aimed …

Feds Can't Enforce Net Neutrality: What This Means For You

In a landmark ruling Tuesday, a federal appeals court has struck down key parts of the Federal Communications Commission's open-Internet rules, effectively ruling that the federal government cannot enforce net neutrality. Put more simply, it can't require that Internet service providers treat all …

Ripoff nation: How Verizon and AT&T stacked the deck against cellphone users

Heads they win. Tails you lose<p>Lynn Stuart Parramore<p>January 10, 2014 2:24pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>If you live in America, there’s a good chance you’ve not been overjoyed by your wireless plan. Simply by using a device essential to your daily life, you have been screwed. …