New images from Empire Magazine give us a closer look at the company Lex Luthor runs in "Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice."
Glass artist Joy Alyssa Day and engineer BJ Johnson are currently raising funds through Indiegogo to help save the cat rescue shelter that they run out of their glass-blowing studio in Carmel Valley, California and are offering to trade their beautiful art for financial support. We’re a little rescue shelter and create blown glass scientific […]
ESPN continues its stranglehold in college sports. Late last week, the Worldwide Leader announced a 10-year extension of its media rights agreement agreement with the Missouri Valley Conference. This agreement now runs through the 2023-24 season. Show More Summary
Audio and Video content on Economist.com requires a browser that can handle iFrames. SAN Francisco, Silicon Valley and the strip of land that runs along the shore of the Bay between them have had a tremendous decade as the hub of the global technology industry. Show More Summary
It seems you can’t walk down the street in Silicon Valley today without running into a presidential candidate. Hillary, Jeb!, Rand -- they’ve all made their pilgrimage to beg for tech cash, and already we’ve seen our first attempt at...Show More Summary
Gone are the days where charity was a word you’d only hear at tax time. The new Silicon Valley – the one the millennials are going to be running someday, that’s right, they’re here and they’re changing the way we do business -- is becoming more socially conscious, especially when [...]
After running into each other around town three times in one week, Andy knew it had to be fate and asked Jacki out on their first date. Fast-forward a couple years, and Jacki and Andy are planning their elegant wedding at the Hope Valley Country Club in Durham, North Carolina. Show More Summary
There’s a battle brewing for the American worker. On the one side is Silicon Valley — companies like Uber, Handy, and Airbnb, which are upending the way the economy runs — and on the other is a sort of vague group of labor advocatesShow More Summary
Bernie Sanders is more likely to sport a rumpled suit than a hoodie, has no affinity for geeking out on the gadgets of Silicon Valley and may prefer the company of protesters over programmers - yet no candidate running for president is more successfully leveraging technology.
The creek, which is next to Rock Creek Park's Soapstone Valley Trail, runs between Albemarle Street and Broad Branch Road NW in Van Ness. [ more › ]
The recent news in Silicon Valley is that Reddit CEO Ellen Pao was fired. The infraction was that Pao fired a manager who was very popular among Reddit moderators, who do most of the work running and editing the website. Chuq Von Rospach, a programmer, has a very skeptical take on Reddit. Von Rospach thinks […]
In California, drought and mismanagement of remaining scarce water supplies is killing a key part of the ocean—the salmon that commercial and recreational fishermen rely on. Meanwhile, in the San Joaquin Valley, inland from the coast,...Show More Summary
During a run of stormy days last week, a 2,500 ton slab of granite rock face fell from Yosemite’s famed Half Dome cliff and went crashing into the valley below. We’ll never know if it made a sound, because no one was around to see it...Show More Summary
Backchannel Aaron Zamost, the head of communications at Square, has articulated an interesting theory about the forces that govern the tech press. Basically, it boils down to this: Coverage of all tech companies follows a pre-existing...Show More Summary
In the windy valleys of the Tehachapi belt of Kern County in California are many wind turbines or as I refer to them as “Whirly Birds”. These wind turbines are located in various areas around the world and run on a “wide range of vertical and horizontal axis types”. Show More Summary
Roneil Rumberg, 22, is one of the youngest partners at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), the iconic Silicon Valley VC firm founded in 1972. He joined the firm in April 2015, and now runs the Edge Fund, a seed-stage fund focused on emerging technologies like drones and virtual reality. Show More Summary
It was 2:30 on a Saturday afternoon, and Sally McRae had been running for 9 1/2 hours.
A smog-belching, financially struggling coal power plant in northern Alabama is getting a new lease on life next year—as a Google data center that will run completely on renewable energy. The Tennessee Valley Authority’s Widows Creek...Show More Summary
The air in the San Joaquin Valley this late-June is, of course, hot and dry, but also dustier and more full of particulates than usual. This year a strange flu reached epidemic proportions. I say strange, because after the initial viral symptoms subsided, one’s cough still lingered for weeks and even months. Show More Summary
Can students who walk, run, and text coexist? A photo posted by UVU SLWC (@uvusl) on May 14, 2015 at 10:02am PDT This stairway at Utah Valley University has separate lanes marked off for people walking, running, and texting. The school's creative director says this is an art project. Show More Summary