Jeff Paulson

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Is The Democratic Party Proud of its History of Slavery & Segregation?

Being a Democrat not only means never having to say you’re sorry, but also means getting to pretend that history never happened. The Democrats’ …

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The Most Famous Brand From Every State

Today's map shows the corporation or brand that best represents each state. Designer Steve Lovelace explained his criteria: "In each case, I picked a …

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Instead of Tipping Cows, We Should Vaccinate Them

Cow tipping is probably an urban legend because the underlying physics makes it rather difficult. But, just in case it isn't a myth, we offer this …

LADEE Ready for Launch! NASA is making final preparations to launch a moon probe tonight at 11:27 p.m. EDT from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Watch it live at: http://www.nasa.gov/ntv The small car-sized LADEE is a robotic mission that will orbit the moon to gather detailed information about the structure and composition of the thin lunar atmosphere and determine whether dust is being lofted into the lunar sky. A thorough understanding of these characteristics of our nearest celestial neighbor will help researchers understand other bodies in the solar system, such as large asteroids, Mercury, and the moons of outer planets. For more information about the LADEE mission, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/ladee. Image Credit

For First Time, Astronomers Read Exoplanet's Color

Astronomers have determined that an alien planet is blue like Earth.<p><b>A giant gaseous planet that's orbiting a star 63 light-years away is a deep cobalt blue that's reminiscent of Earth's color as seen from space, scientists say, marking the first time an exoplanet's true color has been …

Why Hackers and Makers Latest Toy is Puerto Rican

As we noted in a previous post on Puerto Rico’s nascent tech ecosystem, launching startups after or before graduating is still new on the island, where computer science graduates often take job offers from large corporations in the continental U.S.<p>However, Kytelabs’ story shows that things have …

How Microsoft spent a decade asleep on the job

Once upon a time, a young man named Bill had a vision. He saw "a PC on every desk, and every machine running Microsoft software". And lo, it came to …

Don’t miss this photo of Phobos

ESA’s Mars Express spacecraft captured this photo of Phobos – the larger of Mars two moons – orbiting in front of its planet.<p>Phobos and Deimos – <i>Fear</i> …