There’s something especially tragic about the death, in a car crash in Los Angeles, at the age of thirty-three, of Michael Hastings. He was the reporter who leaped to fame in 2010 with his article, published by Rolling Stone, on General Stanley McChrystal, then the head of U.S. Show More Summary
A Reddit inspired Kickstarter to publish a “PUA” book titled Above The Game has come in for huge backlash after it was revealed that much of the tome’s expected content involved advocating behavior that walks a scary line between “seduction” and “sexual assault.” Reddit’s misogyny and big PUA (pick-up artist) culture is often lambasted on the... Show More Summary
In a scientific paper published in the journal Polar Biology, researchers report using DNA from tissues samples collected in 1955 to study what may be a new type of killer whale (Orcinus orca). In 1955, a pod of unusual-looking killer whales stranded on a New Zealand beach and a skeleton was saved in a museum in Wellington. Show More Summary
German scientists have found a way to predict a person's risk of developing type 1 diabetes, their study has been published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The American Diabetes Association estimates there are over 3 million Americans living with type 1 diabetes, while Diabetes UK says that are about 300,000 in the UK. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - News Corp's publishing and entertainment arms began trading separately on a preliminary basis on Wednesday, one of the last steps before Rupert Murdoch's company officially splits in two on June 28.
Published in the New York Times on July 7, 1865 and reproduced online with one absolutely massive typo: Our New-Orleans files bring us the following interesting news from Texas: IMPORTANT ORDERS BY GEN. GRANGER. THE SLAVES ALL FREE. GENERAL ORDERS, No. Show More Summary
In between designing 17,000 collections a year, spewing out enough quotes to fill at least one publishable book, directing multiple short films, and daydreaming about marrying his pet cat, Kaiser of the universe Karl Lagerfeld somehow still finds the time to do a little doodling. Continue reading » Follow Fashionista on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook.
Ben Kuchera: Microsoft doesn’t allow developers to self-publish their games on the Xbox 360, nor will it be allowed on the Xbox One. There’s been much talk about this limitation, but few really understand what it means, or why that decision not only screws over indies on the Xbox One, but the PlayStation 4 and PC as well. Show More Summary
BY REBECCA ROTHFELD This April, Carlos Lozada of the Washington Post proclaimed “the end of everything.” Citing the slew of recently published books and articles heralding the end of sex, the end of money, the end of illness, and, most famously, the end of history, Lozada concludes...
Xbox One vs. indies: Microsoft bullies developers into signing with publishers, and it needs to stop
Google launched a new scorecard in AdSense today that allows site owners to see how their properties are performing relative to other AdSense publishers. The scorecard is organized into three categories: revenue optimization, site health and Google+ (because everything Google does needs to have a bit of Google+ built-in). Show More Summary
Writers: Roger Langridge, Alex Cox, Bryce Carlson, Josh Williamson, Derek Fridolfs, Kory Bing, Sfé Monster Artists: Roger Langridge, Alex Cox, Dustin Nguyen, Jason Ho, Derek Fridolfs, Kory Bing, Sfé Monster Publisher: Boom! Release Date: May 29, 2013...
A new variety of canary seeds bred specifically for human consumption qualifies as a gluten-free cereal that would be ideal for people with celiac disease (CD), scientists have confirmed in a study published in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. read more
When we read about this study published in Germany, we cringed. After all, it’s a grim reminder of packaging and how that may trump relevant skills and experience. Case in point: German researchers showed 100+ HR professionals photos of people without identifying their occupations. Show More Summary
By Chris Robley of CD Baby's The DIY Musician. Are you collecting all the royalties you’re owed from Spotify? If you don’t have a publishing administrator working on your behalf, the answer is probably NO. But I should make it clear upfront that this isn’t Spotify’s fault. Show More Summary
One of the great mysteries of 20 th -century literary history is why Ralph Ellison never completed the highly anticipated second novel that he worked on for four decades after Invisible Man was published to wide acclaim in 1952. A portion...Show More Summary
Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer Beware Recent data suggests that the astounding pace of ebook growth is starting to slow as the market begins to mature. However, that hasn't affected the pace at which trade publishers are establishing...Show More Summary
Amsterdam, June 19, 2013 – Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today the publication of the National Osteoporosis Guideline Group (NOGG) Update 2013 on diagnosis and management of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women and older men in the journal Maturitas. read more
Los Angeles Times reporter Jasmine Elist interviewed the author known as "Marie Calloway." (That is a pen name; if you don't know her, you could start here.) The Times published the interview as a Q&A on Monday. Calloway's response?Show More Summary
By Ashraf Eassa: After Anandtech published its performance preview of Qualcomm's (QCOM) upcoming Snapdragon 800 tablet and smartphone processor, it became incredibly clear to me that Qualcomm is likely to test new 52-week highs as the holiday selling season for tablets progresses. Show More Summary