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Illinois AG Takes Aim at ComEd Rate-Hike Request

Photo by Arvell Dorsey Jr. via Flickr Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan wants to block part of Commonwealth Edison's latest rate-hike request, saying it violates state law. Madigan accused ComEd of asking customers to pay for $87.9 million in...

FDA regulation can’t keep pace with new mobile health apps

Health apps like blood pressure monitors, fitness trackers and others are flooding the market, and FDA regulation can’t keep up. Photo by Nicola/Flickr The hundreds of mobile health applications produced each month outpaces the FoodShow More Summary

Department of Education launches plan to attract good teachers to high-poverty schools

Photo by Flickr user Thomas Favre-Bulle WASHINGTON — The Education Department on Monday announced a new initiative to attract quality teachers to the schools that need them most. As part of the initiative, the Education Department said it will ask states to develop new, comprehensive educator equity plans. Show More Summary

Ocean News: Scientists Sound Alarm Over Shark Cull Program, Fabien Cousteau Returns from Underwater Mission, and More

A tiger shark (Galeocardo cuvier). (Photo: Willy Volk / Flickr Creative Commons) - An international group of 301 scientists submitted a letter to Western Australia's Environmental Protection Authority expressing concern over the controversial shark cull program, saying it could effect the ecology of the oceans. Show More Summary

Inadvertent photos of my home

2 weeks agoOdd : Boing Boing

I had forgotten I started this tumblr a few years ago. I live in a place that sees a lot of tourists. Flickr is full of my house photobombing random vacations.

2 Stories, 2 External Services, 2 Lost, 2 Found

creative commons licensed ( BY-SA ) flickr photo shared by automat It’s not as much a spirit of web reclaiming as much as a preference for writing on the web that this my primary space. But is is a spirt of the way I like to understand web technology to try stuff. Show More Summary

The Vidal Sassoon Effect

[Don't hate us because we're beautiful.] Why does this photo of these OMG Matchingks Ponies!!!!1!!11!!! look like the cover of Tiger Beat magazine? Do they still exist? Photo from David P. on Flickr.Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: Bobby Sherman Hair, Matchingks, OMGponies

College presidents oppose unions for student athletes

Photo by Flickr user EyeTunes WASHINGTON — Northwestern University on Thursday urged the National Labor Relations Board to overturn a regional ruling that would allow its scholarship football players to unionize, holding up the football...Show More Summary

Happy Fucking Birthday, America

Photo via Flickr user Mike Mozart America is the greatest fucking country on Earth. It may as well be the only fucking country on Earth. It’s the only fucking country that matters, anyhow. After all, giving us free reign over the entirety of His Kingdom was the last thing God did before He died. Show More Summary

Ocean News: National Aquarium Launches Sustainable Seafood Program, Seahorses Can Growl, and More

Pacific seahorse (Hippocampus ingens) around the Galapagos Islands. (Photo: Flickr Creative Commons / Peter Liu Photography) - The National Aquarium launched a Sustainable Seafood Program earlier this week. The program will enhance seafood...Show More Summary

Little trouble in big China: Flickr, OneDrive, Line and Kakao Talk suffer accessibility issues

There is currently trouble brewing in China as several foreign internet companies are experiencing accessibility issues in the country for their services — including messaging apps Line and Kakao Talk, as well as Yahoo-owned photo sharing site Flickr and Microsoft’s storage service OneDrive. Show More Summary

In an attempt to lure tourists, North Korea to reopen some domestic flights

North Korea’s national airline Air Koryo will reopen some of its domestic flights in an attempt to lure more western tourists to the country. Photo by Flickr user Laika ac In a bid to boost international tourism, the isolated country...Show More Summary

County Fair Roller Coaster (photo from the Boing Boing Flickr Pool)

2 weeks agoOdd : Boing Boing

"County Fair Roller Coaster," a photograph by B.Z. MacLachlan shared in the Boing Boing Flickr Pool.

Wait for the ER, but do it from home

Dignity Health offers online ER booking at Saint Francis Memorial Hospital in San Francisco and Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City as a way to overcome the frequently grueling emergency room wait times. Photo by Flickr user brooklyn Scott...Show More Summary

Today's archidose #763

Here are some photos of the Taiyuan Museum of Art (2014) in Taiyuan, China, by Preston Scott Cohen Inc., photographed by Jeffrey Cheng.To contribute your Flickr images for consideration, just::: Join and add photos to the archidose pool, and/or:: Tag your photos archidose

The VICE Reader: The Simpsons Marijuana Novel Is the Strangest, Most Wonderful Thing on Twitter

Photo via Flickr user playerx You're allowed to use Twitter's 140 characters any way you want. Some people continiously exhort their followers to read the freshest hot take they've posted on whatever politics/sports/tech site they write...Show More Summary

A Womb of Her Own: DIY Abortion and Birth Control After Hobby Lobby

Abortion rights activists rally outside the Supreme Court on Monday. Photo via Flickr user American Life League On Tuesday, I was wandering around the Internet and fell into a random binder full of women, which it turns out is a great place to meet badass genius revolutionaries. Show More Summary

Another North Carolina Town Stands Up Against Offshore Oil and Gas Exploration

A North Atlantic right whale swims off the Georgia coast, an endangered species that would be affected by seismic airgun testing. (Photo: FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute / Flickr Creative Commons) Kill Devil Hills, a small coastal town located in North Carolina’s Outer Banks, has joined the mounting opposition towards seismic airgun blasting along the Atlantic Coast.

The Cannibal Cop and the Freedom to Have Fucked-Up Fantasies

Photo via Flickr user neeel As every middle schooler knows, the internet is a repository of strange shit. A few casual keystrokes can take you to Goatse, Lemon Party, Cake Farts, and a dozen other weird porn memes. A few more clicksShow More Summary

How To Be a Landlord in San Francisco

Photo via Flickr user David McSpadden A fact about Frisco-living is that we deal with a predictable litany of questions when we encounter someone from outside our urban womb: “You’re from San Francisco? How are the gays?” Or: “You’re...Show More Summary

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