Rebecca Rice

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Snowden vindicated: Obama signs off on Freedom Act

Bring me the head of Eric Snowden: why can't critics get his name right?

Edward Snowden became one of the world’s most famous names when he blew the whistle on NSA surveillance. Not that US politicians seem to have noticed<p>Related: Snowden's leaks forced NSA reform on Congress. The US would still jail him | Trevor Timm<p>Edward Snowden has been called many things for …

Allies to US: ISIS is Not Our Problem

Last week, Seymour Hersh published <i>The Killing of Osama bin Laden</i> in the <i>London Review of Books</i>. According to Hersh, the Oscar winning movie <i>Zero Dark Thirty</i> chronicling the killing of Osama bin Laden was a work of fiction. According to Hersh, Osama bin Laden was <i>not</i> found through the diligent efforts …

Twitter Sues U.S. Government Seeking Surveillance Transparency Report

Social Media<p>Twitter sued the U.S. government on Tuesday, seeking the ability to release a full report on government surveillance requests.<p>The company, in a lawsuit filed in federal court in northern California, claimed the government has been violating its free-speech rights by restricting it from …

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How your innocent smartphone passes on almost your entire life to the secret service – Bits of Freedom

<i>This article was originally written in Dutch by Dimitri Tokmetzis and was published by De Correspondent. Illustrations by Momkai.</i><p><b>Ton Siedsma is</b> …

Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

Download The Songs<p>Hiss Golden Messenger, 'Brother, Do You Know The Road?'<p>It doesn't splash whiskey around the way Hiss Golden Messenger's good-time single "Saturday's Song" does, but the country-soul smolder in "Brother, Do You Know the Road" rests in a deeper groove. Songwriter M.C. Taylor's best …

100 Best Albums of the ’90s

50<p>2Pac, ‘All Eyez on Me’<p>All eyes were on him before he even said it. After a slew of arrests on both coasts elevated him to icon, and a near-death …

28 Foolproof Recipes Using Five Ingredients or Less

Just because you don't have a lot of food in your fridge doesn't mean your belly has to suffer. With only three ingredients (and chocolate being one of them), these truffles are impossible to resist. Get the recipe here.<p>Just because you don't have a lot of food in your fridge doesn't mean your …

Truffles

'Get a warrant': the Supreme Court's huge new rule for digital privacy

If you had asked a legal scholar yesterday, they would have told you the Fourth Amendment was in trouble. Historically, it's been the main force protecting your privacy — it's the reason police need a warrant to search your home, and can't arrest you without a charge — but a lot of those rights …

Blackberry-Vinegar Caramel Sauce

Makes about 1½ cups<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>This revelatory sauce starts with a dry caramel, meaning no water is added to the sugar. It will take on color quickly and is less likely to crystallize.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup sugar<p>¼ cup unseasoned rice vinegar<p>10 oz. fresh or frozen …

Surveillance Valley has put a billion bugs in a billion pockets

"A mobile phone has eyes, ears, a skin, and knows your location. Eyes, because you never see one that doesn't have a camera. Ears, because they all …

How to Make All-Natural Barbecue Sauce, from Scratch

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Fire up the smoker -- Phoebe Lapine of Feed Me Phoebe is sharing a wholesome barbecue sauce for ribs, chicken, and everything in between.</i><p>My friend …

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3 meatless pasta recipes for summer: Creamy avocado linguine, more

Go meatless for dinner tonight with these three delicious summer pasta recipes from Makini Howell, culinary artist and owner of Plum Restaurants in Seattle.<p><b>Creamy</b> <b>avocado</b> <b>linguine with pan seared 'scallops'</b><p>Boil linguine in salted water and cook according to package directions. When Pasta is al dente, …

DIY Sunglasses Photo Frames

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>Not many folks can pull off sunglasses indoors but we think your photos have what it takes.<p>Upcycle your old shades …

Crafting

Tails: the operating system that blew open the NSA

When NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden first emailed Glenn Greenwald, he insisted on using email encryption software called PGP for all …

Lunch al Desko: Upgrade Your Midday Meal

With a few strategies, a bit of planning, and a little sea salt in your cubicle, weekday lunch can be as delicious and exciting as any meal of the week. Here’s how to rethink the way you brown-bag it<p><i>Imagine an office meal you’re actually excited to break for (no hard feelings, turkey</i> …

Healthy Eating

Sky Art: Illustrations in the Sky Between Buildings by Thomas Lamadieu | Colossal

<p>French illustrator Thomas Lamadieu recently made stops in locations around Germany, Canada, Belgium and France where he shot several aerial views …

Real Objects Made to Appear Like Two-Dimensional Drawings

In her series <i>Representations</i>, photographer Cynthia Greig whitewashes mundane objects and traces the edges and details with charcoal. Things like a toaster, fruit, bottles, and books are all given this painterly touch and photographed against a white background. When devoid of environment and …

Giant Elephant Photobombs Oblivious Tourists in Africa

Home / PhotographyGiant Elephant Photobombs Oblivious Tourists in Africa<p>By on January 30, 2014<p>While taking a quick break on an animal preservation trip at Imire: Rhino and Wildlife Conservation in Zimbabwe, 24-year-old Marcus Sderlund managed to capture this incredible image of an elephant …

Articles about inside job on Dwell.com - Dwell

Designing an innovative house is a rite of passage for many young architects.<p>A new build from HMH Architecture + Interiors blurs the lines between outside and in. For an active young family of four, the...<p>We mean it—we really want to know what you think of Dwell.<p>Today at Dwell, as we fire up our …

Aerial Perspectives by Alex MacLean – in pictures

Taken from 5,000 feet above the earth in a Cessna aeroplane, Alex MacLean's photographs document humanity's footprint on the natural world. His unique perspective can be seen at his first-ever London show which opens at Beetles + Huxley on 3 March and runs until 29 March.

Dear America, I Saw You Naked

And yes, we were laughing. Confessions of an ex-TSA agent.<p>On Jan. 4, 2010, when my boss saw my letter to the editor in the <i>New York Times</i>, we had a little chat.<p>It was rare for the federal security director at Chicago O’Hare to sit down with her floor-level Transportation Security Administration …

These Are the Words Obama Loves, and the Ones He Avoids

In the days leading up to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday, members of Congress and politicos flooded the airwaves with …

New Mix: Real Estate, Actress, Wax Fang, More

On any given day, <i>All Songs Considered</i> host Bob Boilen bombards co-host Robin Hilton with a running list of new ideas for the show. Most of them never see the light of day. But on this week's program Bob explains his latest idea, one that everyone will want to see happen. It's called "The Sole Of A …

31 People Share The One Interesting, Random Fact They Know

By Michael Koh,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/LB9fmZ<p>I know the the ocean covers 71% of the earth’s surface and contains 97% of all water on this …

Soaring Above the World from a Bird’s Perspective

<i>Proud Wanderer</i> is a creative series by nature and animal photographer Howard Lau, aka HOWLD, that captures the exquisite motion of birds in mid-flight. In the series, Lau creates sensations that viewers are soaring high up in the sky alongside each bird. He provides us with a rare opportunity to …

Curious Wanderings of Batman in the American Southwest

In this delightful series of black and white photographs by French artist Rmi Nol, Batman is imagined in a number of tongue-in-cheek scenarios. These photos are almost like a glimpse into the life of a retired Batman living out the rest of his days in the desert landscapes of the Southwest.<p>Whether …

5 Links to Read Before Making Stock

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come.</i><p><i>Today: Elevate soup with homemade stock.</i><p>Making a big pot of soup is easily one of the most satisfying simple pleasures of winter. But using store-bought stock …

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How To Find Your Best Natural Light Source

You probably know by now that natural light from a window will create beautiful images. This free and readily available light source is my first …