Staff / TruthdigAug 21, 2013
It’s no secret that companies are consistently increasing the amount of intel they collect on Internet users in order to target ads effectively, but have you ever wondered what that information is valued at? One user, who’s been unashamedly hiding from advertisers by using blockers, has decided to calculate just how much money giving up his privacy could make him. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigApr 29, 2008
All right, people, it's high time someone dealt squarely with this question: Does John McCain have anger-management issues? Monday brought word on this potential problem, the Republican Party's sword of Damocles, from provocateur Christopher Hitchens, who dares to ask "whether [McCain's] elevator goes all the way to the top." Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMar 8, 2008
Slate magazine, putting a new spin on footage from Hillary campaign speeches, cobbled together this clever, if unabashedly Clinton-skewering, clip featuring enterprising heroine Tracy Flick from Alexander Payne's 1999 flick "Election." Over to you, Team Hillary. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJul 10, 2006
Sure, the FCC may be cracking down on indecency, but if you want to see how far society has come in that department, check out this Victorian-era "bathing machine," a hut on wheels that protected bathers from public scrutiny until they were far enough from shore to avoid being observed. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigDec 27, 2005
The slate headed by Ahmed Chalabi, a man the Pentagon once packaged as the George Washington of Iraq, may not get a single seat in the new Iraqi legislature. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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