Oh hi, April 15th. Wait. WHAT?
Oh hi, April 15th. Wait. WHAT?
Plus the 13 best bromances in Hollywood, 5 things your brain needs more of every day, and Taylor Swift mashed up with Street Fighter II.
Passwords and user accounts are missing basic security measures. Another “grossly incompetent” government IT effort in post-Manning age.
Although all Americans are glad the government shutdown is over, some are happier than others. BuzzFeed’s Data Science Team used Facebook’s Keyword Insights API to find out who talked the most about the shutdown.
A new “clean” debt limit measure drafted by Senate Democrats would extend the nation’s debt ceiling through the end of 2014 and simply provide the president authority to pay the nation’s debts.
Plus famous authors who thought the government was incompetent, 6 of the first handheld video games, and 5 tips to avoid the dreaded Instagram fail.
Government employees are ready to get their freak on. (NSFW-ish.)
A small group of conservative Republicans have forced their leaders John Boehner and Eric Cantor to toe the ideological line. “They could have and they should have come to us first,” tea party conservative Rep. John Fleming says.
Democrats like the government way more than Republicans do and Republicans like the oil and gas industry way more than Democrats do.
New disclosed documents show that the US is working on technology for cameras that can scan crowds and recognize individuals by their facial features. The program, called BOSS, is still under development, but it’s already begun to alarm privacy advocates.
During the first six months of the year, 78% of all government requests for data Twitter received originated from the United States, according to a transparency report released on Wednesday.
For the six months ending Dec. 31, 2012, the total number of user-data requests Facebook received from any and all government entities in the U.S. was between 9,000 and 10,000, the company said in a statement late Friday by General Counsel Ted Ullyot.
Let the wookie win.
Guns, gigantic file rooms, and Shirley Temple was a frequent visitor.
Someone should add “The right to be fierce as hell” into the Declaration of Independence. Thanks to Publius-Esquire for all of the filthy history lessons.
From whether you live with your partner to whether you break up, taxes and government benefits have the power to change your most intimate behavior.
President Barack Obama on Friday signed the sequestration order authorizing the government to begin cutting $85 billion.
On November 30, 1959, the U.S. Embassy in Nepal issued a memorandum on what to do if you found a Yeti. Yup.
Can the 113th U.S. congress win back the hearts of America? Probably not, but here’s how our lawmakers can become a little more popular than head lice.
Attitudes toward the LGBT community in Cuba have slowly begun to change. But they took a giant leap forward when Adela Hernandez was elected to public office in early November.
Presidents, intelligence officials, and armies: They’re just like us! At least when it comes to technology.
The history of TLC may blow your mind.
This is spot-on. Jon Stewart opened tonight’s “Daily Show” with a segment deriding Congress for its continued reluctance to ban its members from profiting through insider trading. It’s worth watching in its entirety, but the segment’s highlight was undoubtedly Stewart’s impersonation of Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman. (via Mediaite)
Government run by the rich, for the rich?
This is the same Ai Weiwei who was arrested by the Chinese government for his human rights activism, so, yeah…how dare he not be more involved. From an MSNBC live chat with the outspoken artist, who still faces threat of imprisonment for his struggle against the repressive regime. A commenter named Angelina didn’t think Ai was sufficiently reverential in his response about OWS. This is infuriating.
Finally, something the left and the right can agree on! Fox Business anchor Liz Claman echoes Rachel Maddow’s call for the government to get back into the business of creating huge public works projects like the Hoover Dam. View List ›
This should be required viewing for every member of Congress and all the White House staff, President Obama included. NSFW due to language contained in this epic scolding. Click here to see more of Felonious Munk’s videos. Watch Video ›