Wall Street Journal: ‘Lost’ IRS Emails Found: An Investigator Locates What the Tax Agency Claimed Had Vanished: The Democrats’ midterm shellacking was in part a referendum on competence, which leads, naturally, to the all but unreported news that the IRS never “lost” emails after all. IRS Commissioner John Koskinen is...
In today's Wall Street Journal, I chose my annual six favorite new holiday albums (go here to read and listen). Each one has a quality and warmth you'll adore. My picks include The Living Sisters' Harmony Is Real: Songs for...
Tue 09 Dec Alan Rusbridger, editor-in-chief of the Guardian, has led the charge on some of the most significant investigative journalism since Watergate. In this...
Elon Musk’s private space company, SpaceX, has been coming on in leaps and planetary-sized bounds of late, so much so that it’s apparently threatening our friends across the pond. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, the EU is about to invest in a whole new generation of low-cost rockets in order to stay competitive. More »
Elon Musk's private space company, SpaceX, has been coming on in leaps and planetary-sized bounds of late, so much so that it's apparently threatening our friends across the pond. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, the EU is about to invest in a whole new generation of low-cost rockets in order to stay competitive. Read more...
In research published in the medical journal Brain, Saint Louis University researcher Daniela Salvemini, Ph.D. and colleagues within SLU, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other academic institutions have discovered a way to...Show More Summary
As a vegan farmer in a vegetarian household, I’m always asked some thoughtful Thanksgiving questions.“How do you serve Guinea Fowl?”This is a very challenging question to answer because there is not much literature on the subject. We...Show More Summary
Smoke and fire, sirens blaring, horns honking, a sudden hail of bullets. This is what passes for the American dialogue on race and justice. It's hidden until it explodes. "By 10 p.m.," the Wall Street Journal informed us, "a St. Louis...Show More Summary
Despite the flagrant trolling of its title, Nature‘s recent opinion-piece Open access is tiring out peer reviewers is mostly pretty good. But the implication that the rise of open-access journals has increased the aggregate burden of peer-review is flatly wrong, so I felt obliged to leave a comment explaining why. Here is that comment, promoted […]
Popular action camera producer GoPro will reportedly be branching out into the world of consumer UAVs according to sources at The Wall Street Journal. There aren’t too many details about the plan at the moment, but the company, which is reportedly planning to debut the high-definition camera-sporting multirotor quadcopters in late 2015, could be looking […]
Keeping a gratitude journal is a nice idea, but it can actually backfire and make things worse. Here's what to do instead. I profoundly believe in the importance and power of gratitude. Read Full Story
Linda Hardan has been accused of sexually assaulting a student in a New Jersey school where she worked as a substitute teacher. According to the Canada Journal, Hardan is facing charges of sexual assault of a minor, as well as a third-degree...Show More Summary
The big issues "The Newsroom" dealt with in Ep. 3 include: US Government possibly charging a journalist with espionage Snowden-like revelations about the government's role in riot deaths Protecting the Snowden-like source's identity A...Show More Summary
Join IDP's Annual Gratitude Journal! Every day, starting today and posting daily through January 1, we'll list what we're thankful for in the comments section below. read more
Gareth Harris writes of "Eight culturally significant objects prevented from export" (Museums Journal 26th Nov 2014), but also "more than 32,600 items [...] were issued with export licences after expert advisers decided they were not of sufficient national importance". Show More Summary
National Journal Senior Political Columnist and Editorial Director Ron Fournier said that Sen. Chuck Schumer's (D-NY) attempts to distance himself Obamacare were "asinine" attempts to help Hillary Clinton on Wednesday's "Special Report" on the Fox News Channel. Show More Summary
It was 37 years ago when we met, a frightened student and a rumpled teacher in an awkward moment that changed a life.
2014 has been an amazing year for wild-and-crazy GoPro videos and it looks like 2015 could be even crazier. The Wall Street Journal reports that GoPro is working on a line of consumer drones that have GoPro cameras equipped and that would let GoPro fans take amazing aerial videos. Show More Summary
In his new book America in Retreat: The New Isolationism and the Coming Global Disorder (Sentinal, $32.95), Wall Street Journal columnist and Pulitzer winner Bret Stephens makes a timely analogy between the broken windows policing theory and Pax Americana, or what I like to call Peace through Strength. Show More Summary
A large-scale study led by the University of Exeter has found that boys are more likely to be stillborn than girls. Published in the journal BMC Medicine, the study reviewed more than 30 million births globally, and found that the risk of stillbirth is about ten percent higher in boys. This equates to a loss of around 100 000 additional male babies per year. read more