A small change to the theory of gravity implies that our universe inherited its...– Technology Review: Blogs: arXiv blog: Why Our Universe Must Have Been Born Inside a Black Hole
ProPublica Photographer: I Was Followed by BP... →
marco: To summarize: A photographer took these photos of a BP oil refinery while standing on the grass median of a public road. (With very few exceptions, it’s perfectly legal to take pictures of anything visible from a public place, even if the subject is privately owned.) BP’s security noticed, called the city police, and followed him by car to a gas station. The police forcefully detained,...
'Bamboo Charlie' builds his private universe →
headphonesnotrequired: In a narrow plot next to the Los Angeles River, Charles Ray Walker, 59, has created a refuge of terraced slopes from toys and trash discarded by Angelenos. It’s his home away from homelessness. You need to watch the video. What a fascinating guy. I really wish the article went further in depth.
Matt Taibbi on Lara Logan's hissy fit about the... →
So many good quotes: …the reason Lara Logan thinks this is because she’s like pretty much every other “reputable” journalist in this country, in that she suffers from a profound confusion about who she’s supposed to be working for. I know this from my years covering presidential campaigns, where the same dynamic applies. Hey, assholes: you do not work for the...