In this war of words (and classes), one thing has been repeated so often that many people now regard it as fact. "Rich people create the jobs." Specifically, by starting and directing America's companies,
The decision was formally made that Google Books can continue its efforts to digitally capture around 20 million books without legal repercussions, reports GigaOM. Judge Denny Chin made the ruling based
Looks like Yahoo and Microsoft are pulling a switcheroo. Microsoft told employees on Tuesday that it's ending its so-called "stack-ranking" system. Under Microsoft's infamous system, workers were ranked
It alerts those on the sidelines when a player recieves a potentially-dangerous hit to the head. On the football field, it can be easy to miss when a player suffers a concussion-level hit. The CDC estimates
Scientists have reported the successful eradication of hepatitis C in patients using two new antiviral drugs, raising hopes of a possible cure. In the trial, the virus was eliminated from almost all the
New research, courtesy of NASA's Kepler telescope, suggests that there's no dearth of pseudo-Earths. "When I began searching for exoplanets," Geoff Marcy told me last year, "everybody said I was crazy."
This is good for an economy that often has a surprising number of jobs that go unfilled. The authors, Brian Cadena of the University of Colorado- Boulder and Brian Kovak from Carnegie Mellon University
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Well, take a look at this Quora thread, which is being used by current and former Google employees to dish the dirt on working for Big G. We've edited some of the standout comments into this excerpt. is
You'd swear from today's rhetoric that the problem was too much compromise. Nope. The Tea Party is composed largely of Republicans who supported George W. Bush when he was the GOP standard-bearer, voting
After Romney's loss in 2012, the RNC made great play of wooing minorities. Erika Harold exposes how thin that commitment is When it's convenient to their diversity "story-telling", the Republican National
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Championed by Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, Fix the Debt — which The Nation magazine called a "fearmongering campaign to convince Americans that the deficits the United States has run throughout its
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From the outset, there have been moral, philosophical and technological connections between the war on drugs and the war on terror. Both campaigns involve the unprecedented expansion of executive power
Anyone smart enough to build a tube that transports people 600 miles per hour to go from San Francisco to Los Angeles in only 30 minutes should step up because creator Elon Musk says he’s too busy to build
The Pentagon is poised to extend healthcare, housing and other benefits to the same-sex spouses of military members by the end of August but may reverse earlier plans to provide benefits to gay partners
These children [to be sacrificed to the mountain and other gods] would be collected from all over the land and would be carried in litters together … They should be very well dressed, paired up female
No numbers, just dots In this beautiful, easy-to-read periodic table, created by London-based graphic designer Alison Haigh, each element is represented by a visualization of its electronic structure,
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"This is a massive waste of money," Senator Dianne Feinstein said during a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on the base. Guantanamo has been dubbed the most expensive prison on Earth, and President