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We Are From the Future — Next Stage: Revolution

"Greetings. We are from the future. Everything is going to be alright. Humanity is about to undergo an astonishing revolution. Many have called for this revolution, but few understand what it t...

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Walmart workers start strikes ahead of Black Friday

Walmart workers aren't waiting for Black Friday—they've already started staging strikes, with workers from Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia sitting in at D.C.'s new Walmart store. According...

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The CIA and Homeland Security Want to Delete Almost All Their Emails

When they spy on us they say "If you're not doing anything wrong, you have nothing to worry about." But when we want to oversee them, it's "DELETE ALL THE THINGS!" Both agencies submitted propo...

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She Hasn’t Made Any Trash In 2 Years. This Is What Her Life Is Like

What if you could live without producing any trash? Would you do it? At first you might think this is impossible or very hard, and it may very well be depending on your life situation. But one insp...

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Tampa Activists Join Hunger Strike Over Feeding The Homeless

Tampa activists Dezeray Lyn and Chris Mince are joining two South Florida food sharing activists on a hunger strike to protest a recent crackdown on feeding the hungry in Ft. Lauderdale. "There'...

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Walmart Workers Return Food Bin To Walton Heiress: ‘We Don’t Want Charity. We Want Decent Pay’

Walmart’s ringing in the holiday season with their annual food drive, but struggling workers want a living wage, not charity. Kerry-Anne from Addicting Info reports in an earlier post that once ...

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Turkish Hackers Crack Electric Utility; Delete $670 Billion Of Pending Bills, Freeing Millions of Turks From Debt

RedHack, Turkey’s number one hacker collective this week hacked into the website of the Turkey Electricity Transmission Company website. They then did something which will cheer a lot of Turkish c...

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French police unleash water cannon, tear gas against anti-brutality protesters

Water cannons and tear gas have been used against protesters in Southern France. Public anger over police brutality is boiling over in France following the death of an environmental activist killed...

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Healthy Vending Machines: The Future Of Snack Food

Today over a third of Americans are obese, costing $190 billion a year in extra medical spending, Reuters reports. One company is fighting the fat with hi-tech vending machines that stock healthier...

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White House silence on Mexico protests speaks volumes

In early October, I attended a rally outside the Mexican consulate in New York City to protest the disappearance of a group of students taken by police in the state of Guerrero two weeks earlier. O...

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3D printing technique will put electronics into just about everything

You can use 3D printing to make a handful of electronics, such as antennas and batteries, but LEDs and semiconductors have been elusive; you usually need some other manufacturing technique to make ...

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Super-Humanizing: Virtual Reality, Music and the Coming Revolution

One morning I drove by Candlestick Park as the first demolition crews set to work on the grand old thing. I was on my way to the Palo Alto office of a company called Jaunt, to strap an Oculus heads...

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I Drove Toyota's Mirai Future Car to a Sewage Plant and Filled it With Poo Power

Fuel cell technology is set for prime time as major automakers unveil street-ready hydrogen cars - but the question remains how best to fuel them. Well, here's an idea - run them on poo power! Yest...

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Anonymous seizes Ku Klux Klan Twitter account and doxes klan members over Ferguson threats #HoodsOff

Two Twitter accounts belonging to the Ku Klux Klan, @KuKluxKlanUSA and @YourKKKCentral, have been seized by Anonymous as part of the hacker-activist entity's new campaign, #OpKKK #HoodsOff @KuKl...

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Electrochemical cell converts waste heat into electricity

Picture a device that can produce electricity using nothing but the ambient heat around it. Thanks to research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science today, this scenario i...

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