Kevin Hanley

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Christopher Columbus was awful (but this other guy was not)

Sources:<p>All of the information in this essay came from A People's History of the United States, by Howard Zinn, and Lies My Teacher Told Me, by James …

Meet The 17-Year-Old Trader Who Knows Global Macro Markets Like A Veteran

These days he's passionate about global macro trading and he's garnering attention in the space from more seasoned macro traders.<p>"The breadth and depth of Julian's market knowledge is that of a seasoned macro trader. The young man is very impressive," one New York-based macro trader commented.<p>You …

Stock Markets

Models, Rules And High School Dropouts: A Guide To The Economics Nobel

While a few gamblers bet real money on potential Nobel Prize winners, at Planet Money we're content to merely speculate. We're particularly interested in who might win the economics prize, which will be announced Monday morning.<p>The good folks at Thomson Reuters are interested, too. Each year, …

Is the housing market making a major shift?

The real estate market has been one of the strongest pillars of the economy following the greatest financial downturn since the Great Depression. Amid low interest rates and a great deal of intervention from policymakers, home buyers received an added incentive to purchase a home. Meanwhile, …

Articles about incredible island houses part two on Dwell.com - Dwell

For even more nifty nursery ideas, we checked in with the owner of online children's emporium fawn&forest and modern parent,...<p>When Ulrich Fleischmann approached architect Maki Kuwayama, of Unit A Architecture in Stuttgart, Germany, to design a home and...<p>You've already seen our favorites in Sydney …

Santa Monica

Should Good Interaction Design Be Legally Defensible?

Smart interaction gestures will inevitably be copied. And that’s a good thing, resulting in more consistency across services and breeding more competition to come up with the next big innovation.<p>When Gentry Underwood first launched Mailbox, the popular email app that Dropbox reportedly acquired for …

How to Reinvent the Wheel without Looking Like a Tool: Getting to Know Kinn Bikes

<i>Reporting by Kat Baumann</i><p>It's no secret or mystery that designers love to reengineer bicycle stuff. Bikes are fun and ubiquitous, simple yet …

Mach-19 Concept Yacht by Jin Won Heo

Mach-19 concept yacht was designed as part of a school project by Jin Won Heo. Unfortunately there are no details we can get from the designer, but …

Photography Contest: What’s Your Best Photo of "The Future"?

We're excited to announce that today we're launching a brand new photography contest with our partners over at Nissan! Called <i>Capture Your #BestShot</i>, the contest asks you to submit your best photo in one of three categories – Urban Life, Tech Inspiration and The Future. Three influential …

Meet One Of The Hackers Who Cracked Apple’s Touch ID

By Michael Grothaus3 minute Read<p>Last week a group of hackers at the Chaos Computer Club in Berlin announced they had already bypassed the Touch ID, …

Intelligence chief says the US attacks encryption because the bad guys use it

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper has responded to leaks showing how the NSA tried (and largely failed) to break through Tor's encryption network. While his statement doesn't shed much new light on the situation, it encapsulates the intelligence community's general response to …

Cybersecurity help wanes due to government shutdown

SEATTLE –The National Institute of Standards and Technology has curtailed work groups, conferences and most other work, because of the government shutdown.<p>That's bad news for the global cybersecurity community.<p>In February, President Obama raised NIST's profile by issuing an executive order …

Eric Schmidt says Android is more secure than the iPhone, is he right?

During a question-and-answer session at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, Google’s executive chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt declared that Android is more secure than the iPhone (i.e. iOS). The audience of technologists laughed, which probably wasn’t the reaction Schmidt was looking for, and when …

Apps

Republicans are delusional about US spending and deficits

It is understandable that the public is disgusted with Washington; they have every right to be. At a time when the country continues to suffer from the worst patch of unemployment since the Great Depression, the government is shut down over concerns about the budget deficit.<p>There is no doubt that …

Can Corporate America Break the Radical Right?

Forty years ago, business interests banded together to push back against the left—and succeeded brilliantly. But now the monster they created has …

GOP senator: We’re “in a bad place”

<b>Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.)</b><p>Tennessee Senator Bob Corker on the GOP’s tough spot<p>Elias Isquith<p>October 14, 2013 1:55pm (UTC)<p>Appearing on MNSBC's "Morning Joe," Tennessee Senator Bob Corker — who most recently made headlines for taking on Texas's Ted Cruz on the Senate floor in the days before the …

The right’s hidden victory: Ideologues win — even if GOP loses!

<b>(AP/Manuel Balce Ceneta)</b><p>Lost as Democrats gloat over polls: Right-wing ideologues have yanked political discourse even farther to the right<p>David Sirota<p>October 14, 2013 3:00pm (UTC)<p>A new NBC/Wall Street Journal poll tells us what most of us already know: from an electoral perspective, the Republican …

The GOP’s Backdoor Impeachment Scheme

Republicans have lost at the ballot box and the Supreme Court, so they’ve decided to nullify President Obama another way: keep his government from …

Stocks see-saw, close higher on signs of budget deal progress

Stocks ended higher after a negative morning on Monday, as investors were encouraged by signs of progress in a budget deal in Washington.<p>Stocks responded positively to word of a meeting between President Obama and Congressional leaders. It was promptly postponed to allow leaders in the Senate "time …

No more pie-in-the-sky on US-Japan ties

<b>COMMENT</b> <b><br>No more pie-in-the-sky on US-Japan ties</b><br>By Yuki Tatsumi<p>On October 3, the United States and Japan held the Security Consultative Committee (SCC) …

Kenyan President Faced Justice With Help Of Secret Envelope

Kenya's deputy president William Ruto is back before the International Criminal Court in The Hague on Monday. He and his boss, President Uhuru Kenyatta, face charges of instigating and financing deadly tribal violence in Kenya after that country's disputed 2007 election.<p>But their cases might never …

Senate leaders nearing a deal

Senate leaders are closing in on a deal to reopen the government and extend the U.S. debt ceiling until next year, marking a major breakthrough in an impasse that has paralyzed Washington and struck fears across the globe.<p>In a furious round of last-ditch negotiations, Senate Majority Leader Harry …

University Of Texas Conservative Students Hold Affirmative Action Bake Sale

A group of conservative students at the University of Texas at Austin held a bake sale on campus last week, charging different prices for brownies based on the customer's race. The group said it wanted to show why affirmative action is a terrible policy.<p>The affirmative action bake sale, held Sept. …

Kenya's economy in the wake of the Westgate attack

<b>The Westgate shopping centre today stands defiantly in the middle of the rich leafy suburb of Westlands.</b><p>The world's focus was fixed on it for days after gunmen struck at midday on a Saturday, shooting at people - young and old - killing more than 60.<p>Driving down Peponi Road just beside the centre, …

Africa

GOLDMAN: If The Debt Ceiling Isn't Raised And The Treasury Runs Out Of Cash, Then Say Goodbye To 4.2% Of GDP*

The government shutdown is the result of Congress' failure to make a budget deal.<p>However, the shutdown has taken attention away from a much bigger policy risk: the impending debt ceiling, which is when the U.S. Treasury is no longer able to borrow money by issuing debt.<p>Economists as well as …

Economics

Al Qaeda leader seized in Libya was on FBI's 'most wanted' list

The man whisked off the streets of Tripoli, Libya, Saturday was among the top remaining leaders of al Qaeda, an elusive confidant of Osama bin Laden, as well as an alleged conspirator in the 1998 East Africa embassy bombings.<p>Anas al Libi, whose real name is Nazih Abdul-Hamed Nabih al-Ruqai'I, has …

Shutdown heads into second week

The government shutdown is lurching into a second week after a fruitless weekend on Capitol Hill.<p>A rare Saturday session was dominated by now-familiar shutdown messaging from Democrats and Republicans in the House and Senate, with each side trying to blame the other for keeping the government …