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Homeland Security’s New Molecular Scanner

Still fretting about privacy? Don’t worry, it will soon be over. Big Brother will know everything about you with this new molecular scanner that sounds like it’s straight out of Star Trek: Within the next year or two, the U.S. Department of [...]

7 Political Disagreements Settled With Fists and Hair-Pulling

Getty Images Anyone with even a fleeting relationship to political news these days has probably noticed that partisan bickering in the U.S. Congress has reached a bit of a crescendo of late. So we got to thinking: When do politicians just give up on the vitriolic rhetoric and throw a punch? The answer: more often than you’d [...]

What’s Wrong With PROTECT IP and SOPA?

You may have heard about some new bills making their way through the U.S. Congress, related to piracy on the internet. But what are they and what’s the big deal? Here’s a simple guide to what the laws are and why so many internet nerds (like myself) are against them. Executive summary: the [...]

What’s Wrong With PROTECT-IP and SOPA?

You may have heard about some new bills making their way through the U.S. Congress, related to the piracy on the internet. But what are they and what’s the big deal? Here’s a simple guide to what the laws are and why so many internet nerds (like myself) are against them. Executive summary: [...]