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Cypherpunk rising: WikiLeaks, encryption, and the coming surveillance dystopia

In 1989, when the internet was predominantly ASCII-based and HyperCard had yet to give birth (or at least act as a midwife) to the world wide web, R.U. Sirius launched <i>Mondo 2000</i>. “I’d say it was arguably the representative underground magazine of its pre-web day,” William Gibson said in a recent …

John Yoo, Author of the Bush Torture Memos, Criticizes Rand Paul For Taking an Extreme Position on Drones

As Jacob Sullum pointed out last month, the leaked Department of Justice white paper explaining the White House’s legal rationale for drone killings …

Know Your Stuff: The 110 Best DIY Tips Ever

For Popular Mechanics' 110th anniversary, we decided to do something special: We dived into our archives to find the 110 best, handiest, and most helpful tips ever printed in PM. It's more than a century of DIY wisdom. (You can read the introduction to the project here.)<p>For <i>Popular Mechanics</i>' 110th …

DIY

For Denver Cops, A Brutal Beating of a Illegal Left Turn Suspect That Costs the City $795,000 Won't Get You Fired

Not a brand-new story, but one that just came to my attention from a story in Denver's <i>Westword</i> a few weeks back.<p>The latest news was the federal …

The Word You’re Looking For Is Genius—Not Crazy, Genius: The Top 5 Craziest Crime Writers

The writers of crime fiction are some of the nicest people you could possibly meet.<p>Seriously, if you ever get the chance to attend a conference such …

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How “dongle” jokes got two people fired—and led to DDoS attacks | Ars Technica

"Developer evangelist" offended by developer, tweets outrage, both are fired.<p>An incident at the annual Python developer conference has led to …

Dominique Pruitt "He's Got It Bad" music video

Here's the wonderful Dominique Pruitt performing "He's Got It Bad."<p>Previously:<p>Dominique Pruitt "To Win Your Love" music video

Snowflake electron microscope photos

Twisted Sifter has a great gallery of snowflake and ice crystal electron microscope photos. At this level of magnification, the ice looks like metal …

Alien pencilburster. Incredibly carved out of an HB pencil by cerkahegyzo http://itbl.es/XnSNX3 via Laughing Squid

Resident Alien Volume 1: Welcome to Earth!

Michael Pusateri recommended the comic book <i>Resident Alien</i> on an episode of Gweek last year. A few days ago I received a review copy of the paperback …

Epic Fun Day at the Beach

<i>This post is brought to you by The New Santa Fe from Hyundai.</i><p>Our sponsor Hyundai asked my family and me to take a new 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe on an …

Megapixels: Monkeys Take A Ride On The World's Largest Rodent

Wheeeeeeee!<p>In the rainforests of South America, squirrel monkeys and capybaras would never meet. While squirrel monkeys live in trees up to 60 feet high, capybaras—the world's largest rodents—dwell along river banks. But at the Beekse Bergen Safari Park in the Netherlands, the two species have …

I think we can all agree that nebulae are just pretty

That is: “A nebula (from Latin: “cloud”; pl. nebulae or nebulæ, with ligature or nebulas) is an interstellar cloud of dust, hydrogen, helium and …

Borg Like Me, the Writings of Gareth Branwyn

<i>Gareth Branwyn, who has written for Boing Boing, Mondo 2000, Wired, MAKE, and others, is currently working to create Borg Like Me (& Other Tales of</i> …

Space

A sneak peek at Havana artist Esterio Segura's work in progress, making a '59 Cadillac submarine limo