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Self-destructing chat app Wickr uses cat pics to hide photos in plain sight

6 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Doing its part to contribute to the feline takeover of the internet, the secure chat app Wickr is now relying on adorable kitties to protect your private photo posts. The company is pulling the wraps off a new self-destructing photo feed feature for...

Secret messaging app, Wickr launches secure photo sharing that works with Facebook

It’s fun to share secret photos with friends. It’s funner to do it in plain sight. Super-secret messaging service Wickr just launched a new way to share secure photos within its app and with friends via Facebook right in your timeline. Show More Summary

London’s Secret Shafts

7 hours agoEngland / London : Londonist

Subterranean London hiding in plain sight.

Alessandro Nivola On ‘Selma’, ‘Violent Year’ And Bradley Cooper: Conversations With Jeremy Gerard

EXCLUSIVE: It's tempting to say that Alessandro Nivola lives a charmed life, and that might be true if he weren't working so hard. He's Zelig in plain sight: At this moment in time you can see him in Selma as Justice Department civil...Show More Summary

Disney Totally Changed Its Princesses 25 Years Ago — And No One Noticed

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We've seen a whole host of changes to Disney's pantheon of princesses over the years, but one of the biggest ones occurred with almost no fanfare more than 25 years ago — and it's been hiding in plain sight ever since. Read more...

French Nuclear Director Says UFO Was Over His Plant

Someone is very interested in our nuclear plants around the world – interested enough to be flying various aircraft over and around them in plain sight. Who is doing this? While the media, government agencies and many people in France – a country with a large nuclear...

Canadian passport has a black light secret

There's a secret design hidden in plain sight on Canadian passports. The regular travel document is dark blue on the outside, and the 36 inside pages are mostly off-white with unremarkable artwork. But all that changes when the passport...Show More Summary

Twitter’s Acquisition Of ZipDial Proves There’s Tech Innovation In Emerging Markets

Twitter’s acquisition of India-based mobile marketing startup ZipDial is not only a smart move to boost monetization of its international user base, but it highlights that there are innovative tech companies hiding in plain sight in emerging markets. Read More

Warren Buffett's Secret Stocks

Warren Buffett has a stock portfolio that has been hiding in plain sight, but many are entirely unaware of what is in it.

UFOs: Great Cases in Plain Sight!

Time and again, I hear UFO researchers say that all of the “good” UFO reports filed by military personnel are being withheld from public scrutiny and consumption. By who? By “the government,” of course! It goes without saying that cases such as Roswell continue to intrigue the...

Recollections on Fannie Mae's Housing Goals

Mark A. Calabria With the release of Peter Wallison’s new book, Hidden in Plain Sight, I suspect the debates over the role of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the financial crisis may heat up again (I suspect Joe Nocera is working up a nasty review). Show More Summary

Animated Short Imagines The San Antonio Spurs As A Commando Team

2 weeks agoSports : Deadspin

Here is a fun cartoon that comes from the creative minds at BallerBall, that imagines the Spurs—led by Pop, natch—as a wrongfully convicted commando team who subsequently escape prison and hide "in plain sight as the most boring team...Show More Summary

Getting Down the Details on ‘Masters of Sex’

You can see the work of production designer Michael Wylie and set decorator Halina Siwolop hiding in plain sight on Showtime’s “Masters of Sex.” It’s apparent even on the show’s Twitter feed, as each tweeted image captures the verisimilitude...Show More Summary

Russia's Terrifying 'Nuke Trains' Will Be Roving The Rails By 2018

last monthVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Banned under the previous STARTII treaty, but not excluded in 2011's New START treaty, Russia is pulling from its Soviet strategic playbook and reviving the intercontinental ballistic missile totin g, hiding in plain sight, 'Nuke Train' concept. Read more...

Torture Without Orders: Hidden in Plain Sight

By Gerald Gray, LCSW, Institute for Redress and Recovery Just released US Torture Papers focus on torture in interrogation, ostensibly for defense of the country. The US also tortures another way, not for defense but for regional control by terror. … Please continue reading.

Report: 786 Children Died Of Abuse In Plain Sight Of Authorities

A shocking report released by the Associated Press shows that at least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S. over a six-year span, all in plain sight of child protection authorities. Most of the 786 children were under the age of 4. Show More Summary

Why An Advertising-Free World is Bad for Consumers

Summary: We are sure many of you have heard about the recent trend in cities around the world getting rid of advertising from plain, public sight. Several people in those cities believe that getting advertising out of the city will increase the quality of life. Show More Summary

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