Kelley Johnson

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Google’s Diabetes Contacts Are Cool, but I’d Rather Just Have a Cure

Hi, my name is Doug and I’m worth a small fortune to the pharmaceutical industry.<p>I’ve been a type 1 diabetic for 31 years — since I was three years …

Pope Benedict Booted Priests Over Sexual Abuse Claims

Pope Benedict XVI defrocked almost 400 priests between 2011 and 2012 because of allegations that they had molested children, according to a newly …

Supreme Court To Weigh Whether Cops Can Search Your Cellphone

The Supreme Court agreed Friday to examine the issue of cellphone privacy, in two cases that may decide whether police can search a cellphone without …

Man Pleads Guilty to Sending Ricin to Obama

A Mississippi man pled guilty on Friday to sending letters poisoned with ricin to President Barack Obama and two other public officials, the …

Hiroo Onoda, World’s ‘Last Ninja’, Dead at 91

The world may have lost its last ninja Friday.<p>Hiroo Onoda, the World War II Japanese intelligence officer who died Thursday at age 91, drew from …

Obama Signs Bipartisan Spending Bill

President Obama signed a $1.1 trillion spending bill on Friday that will finance the federal government through September of this year.<p>The …

Can Privatization Save the Treasures of Ancient Greece?

Many objects dug from the earth or drawn from the legends of Nemea could be used to promote the ancient Greek site: the mythological Nemean Lion …

Your Debit Card Is Much More Dangerous Than You Think

Citibank this week announced that it was replacing the debit cards of customers whose accounts were compromised in the great Target Christmas hack. …

Obama on Data Mining

Fred Kaplan, as usual, has the smartest, sanest evaluation of President Obama’s speech yesterday. It was not a perfect response to this vexing …

‘Snitching’ Instagram Account Shut Down

An Instagram account that listed the names of people who reportedly cooperated with the police was removed after receiving scrutiny for violating the …

The Hidden Ecosystem Of The Walmart Parking Lot

It’s a world that photographer Nolan Conway spent three weeks documenting in a series called <i>Waking Up At Walmart</i>.<p>Before starting the project, Conway …

Ten great ghost towns in the West

China breaks up sex-selective abortion gang

China has arrested a gang that ran an illegal business enabling women to identify the sex of unborn children and abort those they did not want, the country's Health Ministry said.<p>The crackdown netted 10 people who had since 2010 operated the service, the ministry said on Sunday. The operation sent …

Mannequins with pubic hair shock at American Apparel

What happened to mannequins that were just plastic molds used to display clothes? Now they're taking on a life, and a controversy, all of their own.<p>The growing trend to make mannequins seem more real may have gone too far with an Instagram shot from American Apparel in New York City. The photo …

Articles about dwell guide smart design tiny spaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

It's coming up Swiss at this year's Dwell on Design.<p>Dwell on Design speaker Dan Formosa is accustomed to swimming against the current.<p>We know you’ve got one on your holiday list—that friend who will find just about any reason to have a get-together.<p>Give kids with a discerning palette what they …