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Clever Hacks Give Google Glass Many Unintended Powers

At Philz Coffee in Palo Alto, Calif., a kid who looks like he should still be in high school is sitting across from me. He's wearing Google Glass. As I stare into the device's cyborg eye, I'm waiting for its tiny screen to light up.<p>Then, I wait for a signal that Google Glass has recognized my …

Liberals Are Becoming America's Worst 'Helicopter Parents'

At least that's what Mark Oppenheimer is arguing in his latest Fatherland column for <i>The New Republic</i>. The same writer who recommended (reasonably) that kids be allowed to watch more TV and (questionably) that it might be a good idea to pick up a late-night pot habit, is back to combat what he sees …

Self Freezing Coke Video By Grant Thompson Has Completely Blown Our Minds

"Grab a bottle of room temperature soda, and start shaking it violently." That's the first bit of instruction on Grant Thompson's incredible self freezing Coke (or any other soda) video.<p>Look guys, we were never big science buffs in school, but that's probably because no one ever presented the …

“Why did you shoot me? I was reading a book”: The new warrior cop is out of control

<b>(Public Affairs Books/Jenna Pope)</b><p>SWAT teams raiding poker games and trying to stop underage drinking? Overwhelming paramilitary force is on the rise<p>Radley Balko<p>July 7, 2013 11:00am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s Police Forces”<p>Sal Culosi is dead because …

Here Is the GOP Playbook for the Next Debt-Ceiling Showdown

President Obama says he won't negotiate, but House Republicans hope to force him to agree to part of the Ryan budget.<p>Reuters<p>With an anxious eye toward the coming debt-ceiling negotiations, House Republicans are drafting what members call a "menu" of mandatory spending cuts to offer the White House …

Econ 101 is killing America

<b>Alan Greenspan</b><p>Forget the dumbed-down garbage most economists spew. Their myths are causing tragic results for everyday Americans<p>Robert Atkinson • Michael Lind<p>July 8, 2013 11:45am (UTC)<p>In the Middle Ages, people looked to the Church for certainty. In today’s complex, market-based economies, they …