Javier Salazar

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Pope Francis stresses 'right to environment' in UN speech

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1196000/1196130_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524759008_3706c23a6b49a0f92937c17d94819373<p><b>Pope Francis has urged a large gathering of world leaders at the United Nations in New York to respect humanity's "right to the environment".</b><p>He also …

Father John Misty Accused of Copying Funny Or Die Sketch for "The Night Josh Tillman Came to Our Apartment" Video

Last week, Father John Misty shared a video for "The Night Josh Tillman Came to Our Apartment". In the surreal clip, Tillman encounters a bummed-out version of himself at a bar and, after a romantic evening, hooks up with himself. According to Funny Or Die, it's a concept that treads a little too …

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Irish potato famine mystery solved after 168 years

Scientists believe they have finally identified the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine. <i>BBC News</i> reports a research team led by The Sainsbury Laboratory in Norwich, England, used dried leaf cuttings — some of which are nearly 170 years old — to reconstruct the spread of the HERB-1 strain …

Sketchy Rumor Claims Sapphire-Covered Capacitive Home Button for iPhone 5S

<i>Cult of Mac</i> points to a report [Google translation] from Taiwanese site <i>TechNews</i> claiming that Apple will be including a sapphire-covered capacitive home button on the iPhone 5S in order to accommodate the fingerprint sensor rumored to be coming as a differentiating feature for the device.<p>Apple is …

Aboriginal adoption plan prompts new fears of a 'stolen generation'

Politicians in northern Australia are considering putting neglected Aboriginal children up for adoption, sparking fears of a new "stolen generation".<p>Northern Territory Chief Minister Adam Giles, Australia's first indigenous state or territory leader, said he was advocating the plan on a …

How a Bitcoin Transaction Actually Works

At this point, you probably have a working understanding of what bitcoins are (at the very least your handle of bitcoins is like how you can kinda, …

Obama's New Scandals Could Be Disastrous For Democrats

Historically speaking, trust in government has been tied very closely to how people view the state of the economy. When consumer sentiment is up, trust in government goes up. When consumer confidence goes down, trust in government goes down. Pew Research has a very nice chart that illustrates this …

Democratic Party

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The Real Story About Marijuana Legalization According To A Top Insider In The Movement

Here are the most important things he told us about the movement to reform the country's marijuana laws:<p><b>Marijuana legalization activists are not making the same mistakes they did in the 1970s, when they assumed victory was certain but support dropped off unexpectedly:</b><p>"Part of what's important is to …

Daft Punk's 'Get Lucky' breaks Spotify streaming records, tops iTunes charts

In the three days since Daft Punk’s "Get Lucky" was first unleashed, it’s already hit number one on iTunes in both France and the UK, and number three in the US. And on Spotify? It set a record for "biggest streaming day for a single track" in both the US and UK, writes <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i><i>.</i><p><i>Random</i> …

60 Free Film Noir Movies

During the 1940s and 50s, Hollywood entered a “noir” period, producing riveting films based on hard-boiled fiction. These films were set in dark …

Cannes Film Festival

Google Fiber is coming to Provo, Utah by late 2013

Following its April announcement that Google Fiber will land in Austin, Texas, Provo officials revealed today that its super-fast Gigabit internet service will arrive next in Provo, Utah by late 2013. The Utah city will become the third to receive Google Fiber, following Austin and Kansas City. …

New Zealand legalizes gay marriage; supporters break out in song

New Zealand became the latest country to legalize gay marriage on Wednesday, spurring cheers and applause inside and outside Parliament. Smiling couples and their supporters in the House of Commons broke into a Maori love song after the 77-44 vote was tallied.<p>“Nothing could make me more proud to be …