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IDW Publishing and Humble Bundle Create a Mystery Deal

22 hours agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Some of the mystery novels featured in this bundle include Tek War by William Shatner, Pandora’s Clock by John Nance, and Easy Go by Michael Crichton.

More needs to be done about sexual harassment in health care

Having recently watched a cable television recreation of the Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings, I am left thinking about how far some of us have come and how far some of us haven’t. The confirmation hearings of Supreme Court Justice nominee Clarence Thomas in 1991 changed the concept of sexual harassment in the workplace by bringing […]

Bindex, a Radiation-Free Device for Osteoporosis Screening, FDA Cleared

22 hours agoIndustries / Medical : medGadget

Bone Index Ltd., a Finnish firm, landed FDA clearance for its Bindex device that’s used to diagnose osteoporosis. The ultrasound device evaluates the cortical bone thickness of the tibia and provides a measurement of the Density Index that is normally derived from dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) bone densitometry systems. Show More Summary

Wind Energy’s Rustic Years Are Over

NEW ORLEANS—In the middle of the sprawling Ernest N. Morial Convention Center this week, an executive from German industrial giant Siemens gave a quick history of the offshore wind turbine. The first turbine that Siemens planted in the North Sea off of Denmark 25 years ago had a generating capacity of 450 kilowatts and barely stood above the waves. Show More Summary

Endangered Languages: INFOGRAPHIC

23 hours agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Morningside Translations has created an infographic called Endangered Languages which explores which languages are dying and which are on the path to extinction. According to the graphic, 80 percent of the world’s languages could vanish within the next century. We’ve got the entire graphic after the jump.

Understanding the Key Terms in a Commercial Lease

Commercial leases are complex legal documents that are often initially drafted with the landlord’s best interests in mind. As a prospective tenant, it is critical to protect yourself by not only ensuring that you understand what your lease says, but also negotiating where necessary to avoid getting locked into an unfavorable long-term deal. This article...

Feedback: Letters to LJ, May 15, 2016 Issue

An NC welcome, UK volunteer power, floating away, and more letters to editor from the May 15, 2016 issue of Library Journal.

News Site About Popcorn Time App Goes To Court To Get Back Seized Domain

23 hours agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Over and over again, we're told that copyright is not about censorship, and yet time and time again we see how it is used to censor speech quite frequently. Back in March, we wrote about the somewhat horrifying bit of news that a news website that posted stories about the app Popcorn Time had been seized by Norwegian police. Show More Summary

Sailor Pleads Guilty to Illegally Retaining Submarine Photos

A Navy sailor has pleaded guilty to charges alleging that he illegally retained photos he took with his cellphone of a submarine.

5 Things To Remember As A New Law School Graduate

23 hours agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

Here are five suggestions for graduates to use as they navigate the next decade-plus of their careers.

Non-Sequiturs: 05.27.16

23 hours agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

Ed. note : Above the Law will not be publishing on Monday, May 25, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. John Quinn is opening up a museum for the brokenhearted. Yes, this is real. [Big Law Business] Chris Martin is getting some really good legal advice. Show More Summary

Can Donald Trump Win By Duping Young Voters with ‘90s Conspiracy Theories?

The final week of the Republican primary was essentially a formality, but in hindsight an exceptionally important formality. As long as Donald Trump still had to go through the motions to fend off candidates whose campaigns had beenShow More Summary

Black Panther Mark Clark and Comrades Deserve Apology From His Hometown Newspaper Peoria Journal Star. After 46 Years, Their Lives Still Matter.

The racially charged December 10, 1969 editorial of the Peoria Journal Star that describes Black Panther leaders and members as "ex-convicts, jobless, and not overly bright." In our continuing discussion over police tactics used to control...Show More Summary

Memorial Day Service Reductions

Monday, May 30 is Memorial Day, which is the traditional final day of Northwest Folklife Festival, at the Seattle Center, wherein you will likely find hired petitioners gathering signatures for lots of state ballot initiatives, including possibly one or two initiatives designed to kick the legs out from under transit funding. If someone has a […]

Jamie Mortara Poetry Video Goes Viral

23 hours agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

What characteristics do you look for in a romantic partner?

Star Trek Fan Film Axanar Lawyers Tell Court About JJ Abrams Claims Of Paramount Dropping Suit, Express Confusion

yesterdayIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Over the weekend, the internet blew up over the story that Paramount and CBS were going to drop their silly lawsuit over a professional looking Star Trek fan film. The news was "broken" by the producer of the next official Star Trek film, JJ Abrams, sitting alongside the director of that film, Justin Lin, at a Star Trek fan event. Show More Summary

Daily Deal: Limited Time Offer Scrivener

yesterdayIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Back for a limited time only -- let Scrivener help unleash your inner novelist and manage your writing project. Available in the store for $22.50 for Mac or $20 for PC (select your preferred version in the drop down menu), the Scrivener household license allows you to access your work on multiple devices. Show More Summary

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