Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Mary Lambert and Madonna together performed the anti-homophobic bigotry song "Same Love" live at the Grammys on Sunday.
In an extensive piece in Le Monde, Serge Halimi's analysis of France's current political turmoil gives clarity to the history about how and why the French economy has taken a sharp turn for the worse.
The "Enron Explorer" offers the politically inclined voyeur access to all 200,000 e-mails released during the fraud investigation. The "visualizer" is an excellent tool that creates a visual representation of each executive's social network. Hopefully they'll map the Abramoff scandal next. (Via boingboing.net)
The National Security Agency is funding research into ways to collect personal information from social networking websites like MySpace and Friendster, according to New Scientist magazine. The agency reportedly aims to combine the information with details from banking, retail and property records, allowing the NSA to build extensive, all-embracing personal profiles of individuals.