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The CT Farm Project

The fertile soils of the Connecticut landscape has sustained generations of farmers who toil from dawn to dusk to work the land and grow the food to feed a hungry state. It also has inspired award-winning photographer Jack McConnell to document the hardscrabble life of farmers. The CT Farm Project is a new exhibit that celebrates the faces and places... Read More

How Liam Neeson Became An Accidental Action Star At 61

Liam Neeson has a new thriller out this weekend, "A Walk Among the Tombstones." Since his appearance in 2009's hit "Taken," the once dramatic actor who was nominated for an Oscar in 1993's "Schindler's List" has become one of Hollywood's...Show More Summary

KFOR Meteorologist Apologizes for Comments About Muslims

Mike Morgan, KFOR meteorologist Mike Morgan apologized on-air for what he said was a comment that was, “a little insensitive.” During its 6:00 p.m. show, the Oklahoma City NBC affiliate aired a report about Oklahoma City Muslims getting...Show More Summary

This Zero-Electricity Lamp Glows With Octopus Bacteria

Who needs bulbs when you have bioluminescence? Bioluminescent waves are one of nature's most extraordinary sights. oxygen mixes with water, compounds inside aquatic bacteria begin to glow, and the ocean ignites with an otherworldly glow. Read Full Story

Brooklyn Hackers Experiment With Music Visualization

By Eliot Van Buskirk from Evolver.fm. Many objects that play recorded music have screens. Sometimes the screen plays a music video, but mostly it displays helpful — if static — information about what’s playing. The possibilities forShow More Summary

Happy Anniversary Keystone: Marking Six years of Missed Opportunity

Today we mark the sixth anniversary of TransCanada’s first application seeking a Presidential permit to build the Keystone XL pipelineRead the Rest...

Jimmy Kimmel Joins John Oliver In Explaining Net Neutrality

20 hours agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

A few months ago, John Oliver did an amazing job making net neutrality into a mainstream issue, by reducing it to its core element: that it's all about "preventing broadband provider fuckery." That was a great segment that truly went viral. Show More Summary

The Tower Family Foundation: A Helping Hand to the Tower Worker Community

We down here in the CommLawBlog bunker want to shine a spotlight – make that a high intensity white strobe – on the Tower Family Foundation. Just now getting off the ground (full official name: the Tower Industry Family Support Charitable...Show More Summary

There's A Batman Easter Egg On The 'Star Wars: Episode VII’ Millennium Falcon

"Star Wars: Episode VII" director J.J. Abrams loves teasing the upcoming sequel. This morning his production company Bad Robot released a video showing off the Millennium Falcon, the ship belonging to Han Solo and Chewbacca in the first series of films. Show More Summary

"I Am Incompetent!" Lawyer Argues Unnecessarily

Last Friday, Dennis Hawver argued to the Kansas Supreme Court that he should not be disbarred for his representation of Phillip Cheatham in a 2005 trial. As you may suspect, that trial that did not go well for the defense....          Related Stories Order Requiring Socks In Which I Am Used to Embarrass Fox News Bad Attitude Costs Texas in Fee Dispute  

We Built Google's Version Of Oculist Rift Out Of Cardboard – And It's Awesome

Google I/O, the annual Google developers conference usually provides some pretty sweet swag for its attendees, such as the newest laptops and tablets. For the 2014 Google I/O conference, it was a piece of cardboard. Presented at the end of the conference, "Google Cardboard" was a way for Google to prove how simple virtual reality can be. Show More Summary

More Plagiarism Allegations Against Fareed Zakaria

CNN’s Fareed Zakaria is facing a growing list of plagiarism accusations with several recent examples coming from his CNN show. On Tuesday, the site OurBad Media, which has released previous examples of alleged plagiarism by Zakaria, released more than 20 new examples. Show More Summary

Arnold Schwarzenegger's Best Commercials Ever! [Video]

You may know him as the seven-time Mr. Olympia winner from when you were a gawky half-pint. Or the Hollywood action hero you wanted to be. Or you could've been one of the more than 38 million U.S. citizens he governated for a decade....Show More Summary

How the new Wall Street Journal iPad app is taking advantage of new features in iOS 8

When Apple launched the first iPad in 2010, The Wall Street Journal was one of the first news organizations with a dedicated app on the new tablet. In the four years since, tablets have become mainstream and Apple’s continued to release faster, thinner, and smaller iPads. But the Journal’s app has largely remained the same,...

'You Can't Have Capitalism Without Racism': On The Economist and Bruce Levenson

Last week, The Economist's controversial review of Edward Baptist's The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism sparked intense outrage due to the clear racism dripping from every word. The unnamed writer,...Show More Summary

The Ticker: Scots Vote, Tall Shoes, New Film

FBN will pre-empt “Imus in the Morning” tomorrow for “Special Report: Scotland’s Vote for Independence” anchored by Neil Cavuto. Coverage begins at 5amET with Cavuto and  FBN’s Ashley Webster live from Edinburgh, Scotland. On Jimmy Kimmel...Show More Summary

Much Ado About Theatrics: 'Django Unchained' Actress Gets to Follow the Rules Too

I'll be the first person in a dogfight to throw down for equal justice and constitutional rights under the law for all people. I've been an advocate and community activist supporting race relations for nearly two decades in Los Angeles. Show More Summary

Bob Crewe

For a while in the hectic mid-1960s, the Four Seasons and the Beach Boys, respectively the champions of America's east and west coasts, were all that seemed to stand between the Beatles and the wholesale capitulation of the US pop music industry. Show More Summary

9 Movies We Can't Wait To See At The New York Film Festival

The New York Film Festival is fast approaching, and there's plenty to be excited about. The festival boasts high-profile world premieres, much-anticipated US debuts as well as a slew of lesser-known works from the world's best filmmakers. Show More Summary

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