Carl Goldsmith

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'Leap second': Why June 30 will have one extra second

On June 30, the world will receive a gift of time: a single, extra second known as a "leap second."<p>At that moment, the official atomic clocks that keep Universal Coordinated Time will mark the time as 23h 59m 59s, followed by the leap second 23h 59m 60s. July 1 will continue as usual, beginning …

Dead Man Walking: Judge Tells Man He Must Stay Legally Dead

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Facebook promises to crack down on hate speech after boycott campaign

Last week, the Everyday Sexism Project and other activists asked Facebook to address a long-standing issue: the proliferation of pages that celebrate beating, raping, or killing women. In addition to sending an open letter, the group embarked on an ambitious campaign to back up its words, urging …

Britain's wars fuel terror. Denying it only feeds Islamophobia

Eight years on, nothing has been learned. In the week since a British soldier was horrifically stabbed to death by London jihadists on the streets of …

Anonymous-linked groups publish EDL supporters' personal information

Individuals claiming to be part of international hacktivist group Anonymous have published phone numbers and addresses for supporters of the English …

Netflix's 'Arrested Development' illegally downloaded 100,000 times in first 24 hours

Netflix still hasn’t released official numbers for its premiere of <i>Arrested Development's</i> new fourth season on Sunday, but if illegal downloads are any indication, the show is doing great. <i>paidContent</i> reported that it was downloaded more than 100,000 times within 24 hours of its premiere, citing …

They're watching: why city-wide surveillance failed to stop the Boston bombing

All day Sunday, police directed traffic around a blocked-off section of Boylston Street in downtown Boston where bombs had gone off nearly a week earlier, killing three and wounding hundreds. A makeshift memorial had been set up to honor the dead with personal messages and flowers, and old running …

Online classes can be enlightening, edifying, and engaging — but they're not college

The future of higher education online is, at present, clear as mud. Do Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs — college-level classes offered online through a number of corporate providers — offer students better tools for study, increased opportunities at lower cost? Can they provide access to …

Yummy Images on Twitter: "Grilled Mac & Cheese Sandwich http://t.co/a1CzYaYAYt"

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Unbeatable Breakfast Recipes

We know you know, but seriously, eat breakfast every single day. If you don't, your body goes into starvation mode, and your metabolism slows to a crawl to conserve energy.<p>And the heartier your first meal is, the better. In one study published in the <i>American Journal of Epidemiology</i>, volunteers who …

Easy Pasta Recipes That Can Be Made In 30 Minutes Or Less

Photo credit: Damn Delicious, Half Baked Harvest<p>Anyone who works a typical working schedule knows well the stress of making dinner. By the time you get out of the office, pick up what you need at the store and walk into your door, cooking is the absolute last thing you want to do. (We feel the same …