Gwen Rossmiller Ericson

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AT&T and Verizon are actively trying to kill off cities landlines

Daniel Oines<p>Over the last few years, AT&T and Verizon have been going state to state trying to get any and all consumer protections laws stripped on DSL and landlines in preparation of hanging up on users they don’t want to upgrade. With Verizon and AT&T having killed off regulatory oversight in …


Scientists’ depressing new discovery about the brain

<b>(via Wikipedia)</b><p>Forget the dream that education, scientific evidence or reason can help people make good decisions<p>Marty Kaplan<p>September 17, 2013 12:43pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Alternet.<p>Yale law school professor Dan Kahan’s new research paper is called “Motivated Numeracy and …

29 Super-Easy Avocado Recipes

To everyone who has an avocado tree in their backyard, everyone else hates you.

Can Artificial Meat Save The World?

Traditional chicken, beef, and pork production devours resources and creates waste. Meat-free meat might be the solution.<p>On an ordinary spring morning in Columbia, Missouri, Ethan Brown stands in the middle of an ordinary kitchen tearing apart a chicken fajita strip. “Look at this,” he says. “It’s …

Steven Pinker and Rebecca Newberger Goldstein: The long reach of reason

U.S. Quietly Gives Up Control Over The Internet

The new plan: a global governing body that will totally not at all be heavily influenced by the United States.<p>On Friday, the United States announced some very big news in a very boring way. The U.S. government is relinquishing its last official control over the internet. The phrasing chosen by the …