May 17, 2014

Front line girls.

Tatiana Maslany on what Orphan Black does.

Because no individual ever is perfect, almost any firing or demotion or not-being-hired can be justified by apparently objective criteria, even when the decision was based on some type of discrimination.

At the Market, Very Late.

I’m making $21 an hour at McDonald’s. Why aren’t you?

May 16, 2014

Almost mammals.

Scientists Discover First New Polymers in 20 Years.

The purpose of DRM is to give content providers leverage against creators of playback devices (has nothing to do with copyright violation prevention).

May 15, 2014

100% of California now in ‘severe’ drought or worse.

Recall That Ice Cream Truck Song? We Have Unpleasant News For You.

The Dangers of a Single Book Cover: The Acacia Tree Meme and “African literature.”

Fast Internet Is Chattanooga’s New Locomotive.

Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity May Not Exist. Surprise, surprise.

May 14, 2014

Driven by necessity, Mozilla to enable HTML5 DRM in Firefox. This is pure evil.

ISPs are shamelessly trying to scare you away from supporting net neutrality.

May 13, 2014

Often no amount of desire seemed enough to convince straight boys that girls actually wanted to sleep with them; most of them persisted in acting like they had to trick or otherwise force them into it.

Corporate Discrimination Against Sex Workers Threatens Everyone’s Freedom.

May 12, 2014

Dealing with sexism from unexpected sources.

How the rich stole our money — and made us think they were doing us a favor.

May 11, 2014

Google Maps Has Forsaken Us.

May 10, 2014

1970s Skater Girls.

May 7, 2014

Emails reveal close Google relationship with NSA.

May 4, 2014

Software in the 80s.

A Desert Spider With Astonishing Moves.

Why I won’t work for Google.

Which groups do criminals target? It’s about proximity, not about targeting as this article is framing.

Not All Men: A Brief History of Every Dude’s Favorite Argument.

Wonder why?

Episode VII: The Cast of the Clones.

Toxic Until Proven Healthy.

Business Community Gives Putin Green Light in Ukraine.

A splash of seawater.

It isn’t that money isn’t a perfectly fine obsession. It is that in America, money is considered the only acceptable obsession.

The Left Right Paradigm is Over: Its You vs. Corporations.

May 3, 2014

Astra Taylor’s radical Internet critique: “I don’t want to give in to the libertarian logic of our time.”

How the Ukraine Crisis Is Stoking Fears of War in Europe.

Suffragette on a scooter.

May 2, 2014

Woman A Leading Authority On What Shouldn’t Be In Poor People’s Grocery Carts.

The States People Want To Get The Hell Out Of.

Jennifer Lawrence Responds to Esquire’s Concerns About Her Drinking.

Queering the Strike.

This looks fun.

My favourite Firefox UI change justifications.

Traitor to the Mens. Do want.

The Demise of Off Our Backs.

Amazon employs 18 women among 120 most senior managers.

Anti-Net-Neutrality “Fast Lanes” Are Bullshit.

May 1, 2014

10 Things that Make You Look Like a Massive Idiot while Driving.

Banning Banks.

Getting Owned By The Owner. Black Widow, is that you?

Stand On The X, Get A Parachuting Grilled Cheese Hurled At You.

Why poverty is still miserable: Cheap consumer goods don’t improve your long-term prospects.

May Day.

The Internet Is About to Become Worse Than Television.

Paul Ryan Won’t Let Poor People Testify At Hearing About Poverty.

Derailed US train bursts into flames in Lynchburg.

Healthy obesity is a myth, according to new meta-analysis of 60,000 individuals across 8 studies.

The absurdity of LinkedIn.

4 Rags-to-Riches Success Stories That Are Full of Crap.