“I’m not saying (pot smoking) is analogous to shooting heroin or cocaine, but it’s also not quite the benign substance people thought it was.” — New study on the brain structure alterations resulting from casual marijuana use. “…The study found volume, shape and density changes in two crucial brain areas — the nucleus accumbens and …
Despite the pain you might be feeling today as you watch uncle Sam escape with your hard-earned income, we have less to complain about today then people on tax day from 1955 to the mid 2000s. More at CBPP.
Heartbleed Last week, the internet panicked over the announcement of a serious vulnerability in the OpenSSL encryption software. Brought online by Netscape in 1994, SSL is a type of widely used encryption system used to protect internet users’ information (credit card numbers, passwords and the like). Researchers demonstrated that OpenSSL, which a large amount of …
The 1% have gained back their recession losses and then some.
Remember when Google decided it was going to spread internet to the world using hot air balloons? Well Facebook has just upped the anti. Bring in the internet drones–capable of cruising our atmosphere for 5 years without refueling. And oh yeah, they’ll be flying higher than US FAA jurisdiction. http://techcrunch.com/2014/03/03/facebook-in-talks-to-acquire-drone-maker-titan-aerospace/
“Drugs and alcohol are not my problem — reality is my problem. Drugs and alcohol are my solution. If this seems odd to you, it is because you are not an alcoholic or a drug addict.” –Russell Brand in his http://www.spectator.co.uk/features/8857821/fixing-a-hole/
The political ideology of State of the Union addresses (in 1 graph).