Open-source software, or more precisely the FLOSS (Free and Libre Open Source Software) is arguably one of the best gifts the 20th century had presented us with. With the turn of the century, we continued to nurture this gift, and polish it more and more. A vast array of open-source software arose from our collective [...]
The PBS show Frontline has been a vanguard of intelligent journalism since 1983, and has a long list of awards to show for it (including a Pulitzer and over a dozen Peabodys). So when they cast their gaze at gun statistics, they did so with customary rigor. The numbers speak for themselves… Number of firearms [...]
Following Palm’s trails, Mozilla is pushing its own phone OS based on Web technologies. Not to end the same way, Mozilla is betting on openness by allowing anyone to build FirefoxOS phones and apps. The corporation has also decided to start with emerging markets, leaving the western markets to Android, iOS, Windows8 and others. [...]
Members of Ukrainian feminist group Femen staged protests across Europe as they called for a “topless jihad.” The demonstrations were in support of a young Tunisian activist named Amina Tyler. Last month, Tyler posted naked images of herself online, with the words “I own my body; it’s not the source of anyone’s honor” written on [...]
A star on any phone application is WhatsApp, unlike other no version of a mobile device. What are the options for using WhatsApp on PC? Number one is BlueStacks, a comprehensive program that only needs to be installed to provide a powerful search engine to download and use the applications you want. Available for PC [...]
Mozilla just released the Firefox 20 for all versions of PC, the all new Firefox 20 includes some new features. The new feature includes a latest brand new download manager, expect some new twists it works similar to the old download manager. You can notice the few changes in the new download manager, such as [...]
The world is very violent. Many think that violence is innate to humans. But while it is true the above, intelligence is innate to humans. I think, and it is my opinion, that violence is generated by large inequalities in our world. Something we can fix, consensus and dialogue. But we must first have a [...]
The real question Western war planners have been asking since the Korean Armistice in 1953 and especially in the years since the demise of the Cold War and rise of China has been: How much incoming artillery can Seoul take? Because that’s the cost of any war on the Korean Peninsula today. For all of [...]
The Center for Food Safety (CFS) and Save our Seeds (SOS) – two legal and policy organizations dedicated to promoting safe, sustainable food and farming systems – have launched their new report, Seed Giants vs. U.S. Farmers. The new report investigates how the current seed patent regime has led to a radical shift to consolidation and [...]
I saw this really funny commercial and I wanted to share it with you guys. It’s an ad by Le Trefle, which does not sound familiar to us. For those who don’t know it is a basically French Toilet paper brand. When I saw this I was amazed as well as I was laughing like [...]
I’m really enjoying the street photography of Swedish photographer Nils-Erik Larson, who shoots primarily in black and white and has a wonderful knack for being in the right place at the right time. See much more of his work over on DeviantART.
Gangnam style which has become a massive hit in the recent days but way back in 2011 lot of craze was there for Harlem shake, Harlem shake is a dancing style in which one person who is in a mask surrounded by a group of people keeps dancing to the tune for first 15 seconds [...]
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