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Eric Holder urges restraint ahead of grand jury’s decision on Ferguson shooting

2 minutes agoNews : The Raw Story

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on Friday urged police restraint in protests that may follow a grand jury’s imminent decision on whether to indict the white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri. As tensions simmered in the St. Louis suburb over a...

Ronald Bailey: Rand Paul May Regret Voting Against the USA FREEDOM Act

18 minutes agoNews : Reason

Earlier this week, the USA FREEDOM Act needed the votes of 60 senators in order for debate on the bill to proceed. The bill would have reined in aspects of massive domestic spying on innocent Americans by the National Security Agency. Show More Summary

Obama’s immigration plan may be good for tech firms, but less so for tech workers

The U.S. tech industry has been fighting for reform of the country's immigration system for years. On Thursday, President Obama gave the industry what they called welcomed help -- but that's not nearly all they want., the immigration...Show More Summary

Marseille vs. Bordeaux: Key Issues and Decisions That Will Shape Ligue 1 Game

Depending on how title rivals Paris Saint-Germain perform against FC Metz on Friday, Marseille could go into Sunday’s game with Bordeaux needing all three points to go back on top of Ligue 1. Marseille may not have won in Bordeaux since 1978, but their record at the Stade Velodrome against Les Girondins is far more favourable. Show More Summary

What Do Libertarians Think of President Obama's Immigration Plan?

It's becoming clear to political observers that libertarians are emerging as a key swing vote, if not an official party. Republicans may have won a number of close races by appealing to these libertarians, so their views on policy cannot...Show More Summary

Harry Styles Tells Ellen Degeneres He Did NOT Gift Taylor Swift With 1,989 Roses!

Harry Styles may be a romantic, but he did NOT send his former girlfriend Taylor Swift a TON of flowers! The One Direction band member sat down with Ellen Degeneres on Thursday to clear up rumors that he gifted his ex 1,989 roses in honor of her latest album, 1989. [ Related: Did Taylor Swift & Harry [...]

Kickstarter's 'Fugu Luggage' May Finally Solve the 2-Wheel or 4-Wheel Debate

46 minutes agoLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

Luggage sucks. Don't think so? Take a flight without it some time, perhaps on a quick overnight with just a messenger bag, and you'll quickly find that luggage is its own particular brand of torture. Travelers with it are less agile,...Show More Summary

Dawn of the Daleks: Cone-Shaped Security Robots Are Now on Patrol

They are not armed, we are assured, and people supposedly want to hug them. Also they look like giant butt plugs. Which may or may not be related to the hugging. Attack them, and they'll make...

This Nude Kim Kardashian Snowblower Is the Most Ridiculous Thing You'll See Today

Jimmy Kimmel is no stranger to pulling ridiculous stunts, but he may have outdone himself with a Kim Kardashian snowblower. On Thursday night's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live!, the comedian introduced us to a machine guaranteed to stop traffic this Winter. Show More Summary

'The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1' Reviews Are Mixed; Too Much Focus on Peeta?

One of the most anticipated young adult fiction films, "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1," has met cinemas and eager fans went and watched the film. While most young adult audiences may enjoy the ruin of a dystopian oppressive leadership such as the Capitol, adults may not like the film, according to reviews.

LaserWatch: The story of a man with too much time on his hands

Your smartwatch may may be the height of wearables today, but it can't get you out of a supervillain's elaborate death trap. That's where Patrick Priebe's LaserWatch comes in, which is like something out of a Bond flick. On the surface, it looks like...

Some colleges reconsider ties to Cosby

Bill Cosby attends the 2011 Temple University Commencement at the Liacouras Center on May 12, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images At least one college is distancing itself from Bill Cosby, the...Show More Summary

2016 Fiat 500X Photo Gallery (29 Photos)

Fiat is expanding its tiny lineup of cars with an SUV that may be the biggest Fiat yet, but is still pretty compact. The 2016 500X, debuting at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show, is based on the new Jeep...

VICE Media Insiders Defend Outgoing Creative Director

Vice Media may not be a traditional agency, but it does have a lot of clients and, depending on who you ask, some quality creative talent. Holding companies are certainly interested: you may recall that Sir Martin and WPP bought a stake in...Show More Summary

Venice Wants to Outlaw Your Rolling Suitcase

You may need to ditch your rolling suitcase if you plan on visiting Venice in the future. Under a new proposal introduced yesterday, the Italian city would fine tourists caught with a suitcase on plastic or hard rubber wheels up to $620 beginning in May, the Local reports. Apparently the...

Diplo Is STILL Feuding With Taylor Swift's Fans Despite Burying The Hatchet With Lorde!

While Diplo and Lorde may now be cool, the DJ is STILL feuding with Taylor Swift's army of fans. On Thursday, Dippity Doo took to Twitter to confront one of Tay's many followers who called him out for attacking the songstress. [ Diplo & Lorde FINALLY Make Peace! ] Check out the hilarious and very immature exchange (below)! @TaylurSwyft [...]

Documentary Shines A Light On Chicago's Homeless Youth

'The Homestretch' addresses homelessness among the young in the city of Chicago, focusing on those whose situation may not be evident. [ more › ]

The CEO apology, in 14 tweets

When Uber CEO Travis Kalanick rattled off a series of 14 tweets Tuesday afternoon, most of the attention was on what he said rather than how he said it. While Kalanick may have intended to apologize for the controversy that erupted after...Show More Summary

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For November 21st, 2014

Hey, it's HighScalability time: Sweet dreams brave Philae. May you awaken to a bright-throned dawn for one last challenge. 80 million: bacteria xferred in a juicy kiss; Quotable Quotes: James Hamilton: Every day, AWS adds enough newShow More Summary

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