August 1, 2014
France’s Former President Nicolas Sarkozy Being Held by Authorities Pending Corruption Charges
Posted on Jul 2, 2014
Police are looking into whether the ex-president of France received illegal campaign donations from L’Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt and Libyan tyrant Moammar Gadhafi; Facebook has been manipulating users all along it seems; meanwhile, scientists have discovered a human protein can clean drinking water. These discoveries and more below.
Former French President Sarkozy Taken Into Custody in Corruption Investigation
Fake Followers for Hire, and How to Spot Them
21 Years a Family
Facebook’s Emotional Manipulation Study Is Just the Latest Effort to Prod Users
What If a Muslim Company Used the ‘Hobby Lobby’ Decision to Impose Its Values on White Christians?
EU Warnings to Israel Remain Unheard
Human Protein Cleans Drinking Water
Clean Storage: These Scientists Are Making an Organic, Water-Based Battery for the Power Grid
OutWeek: How Queers Started a Revolution in Journalism 25 Years Ago
The Trap in the Supreme Court’s ‘Narrow’ Decisions
Hobby Lobby, Sex, and Responsibility
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