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Latest 'World News' Anchor David Muir Loves 'Cool Kid Obama,' Mocked Romney

Starting on Tuesday, ABC journalist David Muir will replace Diane Sawyer as the anchor of World News. Given the liberal legacy of predecessors like Peter Jennings and Sawyer, it's not surprising that Muir has a history of fawning over "cool kid" Barack Obama and attacking conservatives. Show More Summary

The Morning News: Check Out This Very Mellow Volcanic Eruption in Iceland Right Now

Ármann Höskuldsson/University of Iceland/Institute of Earth Sciences There isn't a ton of pressing local news, so we're gonna look at photos of the volcano erupting in Iceland first. Ármann Höskuldsson/University of Iceland/Institute...Show More Summary

Arcade Fire - Neighborhood #2 (Laika)

Sounds like: Wolf Parade, Broken Social Scene Song: Arcade Fire - Neighborhood #2 (Laika) What's so good? It's throwback Monday. Deal with it. Arcade Fire's "Neighborhood #2 (Laika)" traces itself all the way back to 2005 when it was released as the second official single off Funeral. Show More Summary

The Decemberists - Los Angeles, I'm Yours

Sounds like: Colin Meloy, Tarkio, The Shins Song: The Decemberists - Los Angeles, I'm Yours What's so good? It's Labor Day in the USA which means that most artists -- with an eye for the global landscape -- will hold back on any newShow More Summary

Alltech Press Conference

During the Alltech Global Dairy and Beef Conference this afternoon Dr. Pearse Lyons held an informal press conference. Some of the first questions asked dealt with Alltech’s future plans for growth in countries like Ukraine, Russia and Australia. He also talked about his philosophy of investing in an idea, sticking with it and watching it turn into reality and grow.... Read More

Nathan Blecharczyk on Airbnb and the Sharing Economy

Nathan Blecharczyk, co-founder and chief technology officer of Airbnb, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about Airbnb, one of the earliest companies to use technology to allow individuals to share underused resources, and in the case of Airbnb, housing. Show More Summary

Alltech Dares to Dream

Dr. Pearse Lyons says he has never worked a day in his life and he means it. This man loves what he does and it shows every moment you’re in his presence. Here at the Alltech Global Dairy & Beef Conference he welcomed us and challenged us to pursue our dreams. He also talked about his dream, the Alltech dream,... Read More

Episode 322: Hello Kitty: The Horrible Sanrio Dystopia

The Overthinkers tackle Sin City 2's box office flop, the taxonomy of Hello Kitty, and the appeal of watching live video game streaming on Twitch TV. Episode 322: Hello Kitty: The Horrible Sanrio Dystopia originally appeared on Overthinking It, the site subjecting the popular culture to a level of scrutiny it probably doesn't deserve. [Latest Posts | Podcast (iTunes Link)]

Open Elections Ruled Out In Hong Kong; Potential Showdown Looms

2 days agoNews : The Two-Way

China's legislature is limiting reforms in Hong Kong, drawing battle lines in what opposition groups warned would be clashing visions of the political future of the region and of China.

Soon you’ll be able to use a Chromebook as an Android ADB server for phone mods

2 days agoTechnology : GigaOM

Up to now, if you wanted to tinker with the software on an Android phone, you'd need tools from the Android SDK installed on PC or Mac. Thanks to a new app for Chrome OS, you can now use a Chromebook. Soon you’ll be able to use a Chromebook as an Android ADB server for phone mods originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…

Opening Reception for Alltech Global

The Alltech Global Dairy & Beef Conference got underway with a very tasty reception at the Centre International Deauville. Dr. Pearse Lyons welcomed us to France and then introduced some world class music. The food here in Deauville is awesome. We had some great hamburgers at the reception. I am sure it was some local Normandy beef! But that was... Read More

GoNintendo Podcast Webisode 472

I thought we were going to have a 4 person show this time, but we were lucky enough to be surprised with Lube! He added his signature style to the show, which means nothing but zany comments. Throw that in with Nicky Hill and you're in a for a real treat! Download the show here

Daily Downloads (The Week's Best Free and Legal Music Downloads, Including Birdmonster, Black Tape for a Blue Girl, and more)

Every day, Daily Downloads offers 10 free and legal mp3 downloads. Today's free and legal mp3 downloads: Abbie Barrett: "Lake House Moon" [mp3] from The Triples (out September 2nd) Birdmonster: Singles Project EP [mp3] Black Tape for a Blue Girl:...

Meet the computer scientist trying to digitize, analyze and visualize our past

3 days agoTechnology : GigaOM

Kalev Leetaru has measured the Twitter heartbeat, gathered and analyzed 35 years worth of news data, and this week helped launch the Internet Archive's collection on Flickr of millions of historic book images. He recently shared hisShow More Summary

The Tim Ferriss Show: Interview of Kevin Kelly, Co-Founder of WIRED, Polymath, Most Interesting Man In The World?

This single interview — one of my favorites of all-time — was recorded in three short parts.  You can: Listen to all three on iTunes Download them as MP3s (right click “save as”): Part 1, Part 2, Part 3. Or stream them now below (If you’re reading this in e-mail, please click here to stream): This […]

The TouchArcade Show - 170 - New 3DS, New iPhone, New Podcast Episode

Just as we were about to record, Nintendo went and announced the "new" 3DS which is a lot like the old 3DS but with some more trigger buttons and an extra analog stick. So, we hit the record button and talked about the latest from big N before discussing the games of the week. From

PlayStation Blogcast 132: Prime Evil

It's PAX Prime weekend! For today's show, we have new games coming September 2nd, as well as an overview of what PlayStation has going at PAX in Seattle. Plus, listener letters, banter, and Sid's love for Diablo loot.

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