Richard Prince had a show at the Gagosian Art Gallery in New York last Fall, in which he “appropriated” a number of posts from Instagram by printing them out on canvas and adding his own comments below the photos. He apparently didn’t...Show More Summary
Welcome to another edition of Weekend Reading. Microsoft technology and employees played big roles in many ways this week, from powering the passion of soccer fans to building a “lockbox in the cloud” to connecting students thousands of miles apart. Show More Summary
Phil Baran and group have another big new synthetic methods paper out in Science, and it's well worth a look. It's a radical mechanism, based on some earlier work from the group, as you might guess from the conditions: Fe(acac) 2 and triethylsilane in ethanol. Show More Summary
Kim Jong-chul is clearly a big Clapton fan
One of my favorite things to see in a long candidate is a pattern of beating Wall Street's earnings estimates. After all, if a stock beats the Street consistently, it is doing many things right.
What an intriguing blend of players we have before us. There's the young basketball god known as Anthony Davis. A certain grizzled veteran on the San Antonio Spurs joins him as a standout who plays both power forward and center. Plenty...Show More Summary
From the final Morning Jolt of the week: Hillary Clinton and the Liberation of America’s Elites Michael Gerson points out that Hillary Clinton is indeed running on a big issue: A declaration that the ethical standards for openness, honesty,...Show More Summary
After spending a week awkwardly defending his brother’s legacy of failure in the most recent Iraq war by saying things like, “News flash to the world, if they’re trying to find places where there’s big space between me and my brother,...Show More Summary
God comes to Broadway this month in the form of Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons, who will portray the Almighty in the new comedy An Act of God. But he’s not the first to portray the man upstairs. Here’s a history of Gods in movies, TV, and theater.Rex Ingram,... More »
Can we please focus on Apple's actual strengths and weaknesses, instead of what the company might theoretically, possibly, one day do? The big news earlier this week was that Apple had reportedly punted its plans to make a television set. Show More Summary
Big Hero 6 fans will want to get their credit cards out now for this officially-licensed – and officially adorable LED lamp based on our bulbous hero Baymax. It’s USB powered, and has several light modes, including one to help you drift off to sleep.
Decades after a major spill opened our eyes to oil's dangers, we're still living under the delusion that it's safe
The House of Clicks — Sweden's collective dream home — was designed using big data from the property portal Hemnet.
PARIS (Reuters) - French oil major Total is hosting a meeting of the world's biggest oil companies over the sector's action plan ahead of U.N. climate talks in Paris at the end of the year.
Facebook is today rolling out a new feature for its Messenger app that will tell you who’s trying to get in touch—with a big photo, description of your connection and other public information—the first time they contact you. Read more...
Obviously, the study author and all those associated will be deemed to be in the pay of Big Fossil Fuels and are all Evil Deniers who want to end all
Kentucky's gubernatorial race could be an interesting test case for the tea party if Matt Bevin's win in the GOP primary holds. The question is whether a tea-party candidate can win in a race with big turnout and intensive focus from the media.
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This weekend the smell of outdoor cooking will fill the air as grills, smokers, and Big Green Eggs are lit in backyards across America. I, too, will be joining in and trying not to burn anything this year. Fortunately, there has been...Show More Summary
Photo credit: Instagram.com/daisyrizzo Meet Daisy Lou, the toddler who probably has a better wardrobe than you. The San Francisco cutie, who is just shy of turning the big 0-3, has a stylish Instagram account that rivals those of the biggest fashion bloggers. Show More Summary