Yesterday’s congressional hearing on aliens was anything but boring.
Articles tagged "congress"
The rise, fall, and re-incarnation of FutureMAP, the Bush administration's ill-fated effort to harness markets to predict terrorist attacks.
The media's coverage of the NSA proves that its greatest bias isn't towards Democrats or Republicans—but towards institutional power itself.
Today, Congress heard testimony from civilian victims of drone strikes for the first time.
As the debt ceiling crisis neared a breaking point, bitcoin prices hit a five-month high. Is there a connection?
An Americana tour of the towns you could replace with shutdown-rendered stay-at-home government workers.
Because looking up numbers while you're drunk is just too much work.
A U.S. law banning any scientific collaboration with China takes its first swing.
Blizzards, wildfires, hurricanes, and tornadoes are about to hit the US at once, and the government isn't even working. This is a seriously ill omen for the future.
Healthcare.gov was flooded with over 1 million unique viewers this morning. Americans looking for affordable health care got an Internal Service Error instead.
The shutdown has had the unforeseen effect of taking government sites offline, which means some journalists are without their biggest sources for stories.
The best official tweets from the government shutdown.
Time to start stockpiling balloons.
Google is a big investor in clean energy, and CEO Eric Schmidt thinks the internet will end climate denial. So why is it fundraising for the biggest global warming denier in US politics?
Today, right before our 237th Independence Day, I want you to check out a film that you should watch with very little context.
It could also just be a wacky idea that won't work.
Republicans want to strip $911 million of investment in clean technologies and spend it on tanks. It's a terrible idea.
So you want to (Hell)fire the President of the United States? Just copy and paste.
This video, which was just released to 20 million people, calls out Congress's most anti-science assholes.
Something's not working for the protesters.
In his dying days, the legendary film critic had more on his mind than movies.
Why? First off, he called it a "Filiblizzard."
Probably because they don't understand what the heck a 3D-printed gun is.