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Ebola is 'just a plane ride away' from the USA, as outbreak spreads in West Africa

Reuters/Tommy Trenchar. The West African nation of Liberia closed most border crossings and mandated strict health measures to try and stem the Ebola virus outbreak that has killed at least 660 people in West Africa since February, and continues ... [Published Boing Boing - 7 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Book Club: A Storm of Swords Sansa V and Jaime VII

With the completion of Season 4 of HBO’s Game of Thrones, Ivan and Red dig back into the Boars, Gore, And Swords book club, where they cover the chapters of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series that correspond to the previous television ... [Published Boing Boing - 6 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

The first Science Hack Day in China

An Oculus earthquake simulator, a 3D-printed miniature drone, a solar-powered umbrella, pH paintings, a weather-forecasting necklace. It's easy to be enamored of the whimsical prototypes created during China's first Science Hack Day in Shanghai . ... [Published Boing Boing - 7 hours ago]
Entities: China, 3D Printing, Drone
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Human Rights Watch report: Surveillance is harming democracy

Government surveillance and secrecy "are undermining press freedom, the public’s right to information, and the right to counsel, all human rights essential to a healthy democracy," reports HRW and the ACLU. Read the rest ... [Published Boing Boing - 11 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Steve Ballmer can buy the LA Clippers, judge rules

In Los Angeles Superior Court today, a judge gave Shelly Sterling "a sweeping victory," clearing the way for former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer 's $2-billion purchase of basketball team the LA Clippers. Read the rest ... [Published Boing Boing - 8 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Mac users: replace your dock with StatusDuck

David makes fun of me for having so many Menu Bar items. Now that I am using StatusDuck ($15, free to try), he has even more fodder. Read the rest ... [Published Boing Boing - 9 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

NYPD gathering evidence in Brooklyn Bridge flag prank

Police in New York City are said to be examining some 18,000 license plate numbers , looking through social media, poring over cell phone communications, and possibly collecting DNA in an investigation into who climbed the Brooklyn Bridge late at ... [Published Boing Boing - 11 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Russian militant leader: evidence of MH17 shootdown shopped, he can tell by the pixels

div class="video-container"> Alexander Borodai, and the GIF that keeps on giving. Read the rest ... [Published Boing Boing - 11 hours ago]
Entities: Alexander Borodai
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Ex-CIA officials named in US torture report won't get to read it

First they were told they'd be allowed to read the report, then the offer was withdrawn. Why was it made in the first place? Read the rest ... [Published Boing Boing - 11 hours ago]
Entities: Torture
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Feds say court-ordered wiretaps are harder because more now use chat, IM

"A 'large percentage' of wiretap orders to pick up the communications of suspected spies and foreign agents are not being fulfilled, FBI officials said." Read the rest ... [Published Boing Boing - 12 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Unbored – A zillion ways for kids to keep busy and engage with life

I’m always amazed when one of my daughter’s friends comes to me and says she’s bored. As if I’m supposed to put on a pair of tap shoes and dance a jig for her. My daughter knows better than to say the B-word, but I can always tell when she’s at a ... [Published Boing Boing - 12 hours ago]
Entities: Creativity
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

When she finished her pitch, the investor said he didn’t invest in women

"I don’t like the way women think. They haven’t mastered linear thinking. " ... [Published Boing Boing - 12 hours ago]
Entities: New Investment

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Government surveillance and secrecy "are undermining press freedom, the public’s right to information, and the right to counsel, all human rights essential to a healthy democracy" reports HRW and the ACLU
"A 'large percentage' of wiretap orders to pick up the communications of suspected spies and foreign agents are not being fulfilled, FBI officials said."
"I don’t like the way women think. They haven’t mastered linear thinking. "
Marilín Gonzalo , an Argentinian blogger and journalist living in Spain, writes in with news about "a terrible bill the Spanish government passed in Congress last week."

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Book Club: A Storm of Swords Sansa V and Jaime VII [Published Boing Boing - 6 hours ago]
With the completion of Season 4 of HBO’s Game of Thrones, Ivan and Red dig back into the Boars, Gore, And Swords book club, where they cover the chapters of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series that correspond to the previous television ...
The first Science Hack Day in China [Published Boing Boing - 7 hours ago]
An Oculus earthquake simulator, a 3D-printed miniature drone, a solar-powered umbrella, pH paintings, a weather-forecasting necklace. It's easy to be enamored of the whimsical prototypes created during China's first Science Hack Day in Shanghai . ...
Ebola is 'just a plane ride away' from the USA,... [Published Boing Boing - 7 hours ago]
Reuters/Tommy Trenchar. The West African nation of Liberia closed most border crossings and mandated strict health measures to try and stem the Ebola virus outbreak that has killed at least 660 people in West Africa since February, and continues ...
Steve Ballmer can buy the LA Clippers, judge rules [Published Boing Boing - 8 hours ago]
In Los Angeles Superior Court today, a judge gave Shelly Sterling "a sweeping victory," clearing the way for former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer 's $2-billion purchase of basketball team the LA Clippers. Read the rest ...
Mac users: replace your dock with StatusDuck [Published Boing Boing - 9 hours ago]
David makes fun of me for having so many Menu Bar items. Now that I am using StatusDuck ($15, free to try), he has even more fodder. Read the rest ...
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