Google Wants to Give You a Ring

Mar 15, 2013
The Internet giant is seeking to replace your memorized passwords with jewelry; the tobacco and soda industries share more in common than you think; and is there such a thing as an ethical smartphone? These discoveries and more after the jump.
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American Officials Enjoy Lives Without Shame

Sep 3, 2011
Three recent news headlines illustrate how shameless some American officials have become when it comes to breaking the rules or messing up and pretending that everything is still OK. They also prove that in modern America, it’s possible for screwups to continue their lives and careers with hardly a blip.Three recent news headlines illustrate how, in modern America, it's possible for some well-placed screwups with the right connections to continue their lives and careers with hardly a blip.