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Walker Administration/WI DOJ appealing 120 Sing Along tickets that were thrown out

I haven't offered an update on the Solidarity Sing Along in a while, but it is still going strong. The sing along is a noon-hour singing protest that has occurred at the Wisconsin State Capitol eve...

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Google teams with Oxford to teach machines to think

Oxford professors behind spinoff startups Dark Blue Labs and Vision Factory will work with DeepMind, a London-based startup that Google bought early this year. Financial terms of the alliance we...

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Low Inflation? The Price Of Ground Beef Has Risen 17 Percent Over The Past Year

Thanks to the Federal Reserve, the middle class is slowly being suffocated by rising food prices. Every single dollar in your wallet is constantly becoming less valuable because of the inflation t...

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Soon You'll Be Able To Detect Cancer Using Your Smartphone

The thing about cancer is that you need to catch it early. Once it spreads, it becomes harder and harder to treat. But part of the problem is making yourself go to the doctor in the first place; a ...

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War Against ISIS Costing US Taxpayers $7.6 Million Per Day, Over $1 Billion to Date

It was recently admitted during a Department of Defense press conference, that the US government’s new war in Iraq and Syria is costing taxpayers an average of $7.6 million dollars per day. Last...

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World’s First Urban Algae Canopy Produces the Oxygen Equivalent 10 Acres Of Forest Every Day

Forming part of the Future Food District project curated by Carlo Ratti Associati, the Urban Algae Canopy marks the culmination of six years worth of research. A custom designed ETFE cladding syste...

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Poor kids who do everything right don’t do better than rich kids who do everything wrong

America is the land of opportunity, just for some more than others. That's because, in large part, inequality starts in the crib. Rich parents can afford to spend more time and money on their ki...

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Bolivia passes "Law of Mother Earth" which gives rights to our planet as a living system

The Law of Mother Earth ("Ley de Derechos de La Madre Tierra") holds the land as sacred and holds it as a living system with rights to be protected from exploitation, and creates 11 distinguished r...

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Norway Subsidizes Tesla by Waiving Sales Tax, Permits use of Bus Lane, and Offers Free Parking

Norway has been the second largest market for Teslas, only trailing behind the U.S.. The Tesla’s Model S recently became the best-selling car in the country ever. What’s behind this Tesla boom ...

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Coming Soon to a Body Near You: Advanced Medical Implants Made of Biodegradable Metal

Body-degradable metals are not a new innovation; in fact, they've been in use for over a hundred years. So why is it such a big deal that a new $1.5 million grant by the National Science Foundation...

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American Economy is Better Positioned Than Any Other Advanced Economy in the World

Reportedly the federal budget deficit shrank to $483 billion last year, some say it is the lowest level since before the Great Recession. Higher tax revenues is the primary reasoning. >While ...

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This Student Designs Jewelry That Turns Your Veins Into A Power Source

We’ve all been there: running out of power on your cell-phone with no prospect of a charger in the near future. It’s one of the most frightening possible scenarios for a lot of people these days. ...

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New App Lets You Boycott Koch Brothers, Monsanto And More By Scanning Your Shopping Cart

In her keynote speech at last year’s annual Netroots Nation gathering, Darcy Burner pitched a seemingly simple idea to the thousands of bloggers and web developers in the audience. The former Micro...

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Pentagon Warns of Immediate National Security Threats From Climate Change

Rising sea levels, hotter global temperatures, wildly fluctuating precipitation patterns, and more frequent extreme weather systems will likely intensify global instability, hunger, and poverty. Th...

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AMAZON NOW HAS A 3D PRINTING STORE WHERE YOU CAN CUSTOMIZE AND PRINT YOUR OWN CREATIONS

Amazon opened its very own 3D printing store on Monday, where users can customize pre-made designs to their liking and order the 3D printed product from the Amazon store. 3D printing labs such as M...

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