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Britons sign away first-born children for free Wi-Fi

4 hours 26 min ago
London (AFP) - Several Britons agreed to give up their eldest child in return for the use of free wifi, in an experiment to highlight the dangers of public…

Five Things I Learned from 'Geek' Culture

September 29, 2014, 1:34 PM
You know how old I am? I’m so old I can remember when “geek” was still an insult. Today, of course, it’s a boast. It has become cool to be a geek, precisely…

Perhaps we could learn a broadband policy lesson from the Aussies

September 29, 2014, 11:32 AM
Having embarked in 2008 on a $40+ billion project to build fiber to nearly every home, Australia had the good sense to do a cost benefit analysis to see whether…

Google Kills Birds

September 26, 2014, 10:33 AM
Our headline has the virtue of being true—as we will explain—unlike Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt’s assertion this week that people who oppose…

Ezra Klein: Despite what the conservative media says, Obamacare is working great in the “real world” - Hot Air

September 26, 2014, 1:03 AM
From the moment liberal blogger Ezra Klein launched Vox as an “explanatory journalism” project, it has exemplified the prevailing conceits of the modern…

The Big Money Democrats

September 25, 2014, 9:45 AM
Harry Reid and his fellow Democrats have made a campaign fetish of denouncing the Koch brothers and other rich conservative donors for allegedly buying…

Leonardo DiCaprio Tells U.N. That Climate Change Crisis Is Now Beyond Personal Choices

September 24, 2014, 4:10 PM
During the United Nations Climate Action Summit at the U.N. headquarters in New York City on Tuesday, Leonardo DiCaprio — who was recently named the “Messenger…

Cisco engineer to FCC: 'The Internet is not a highway'

September 24, 2014, 1:50 PM
Before the turn of the century, the most common analogy employed by journalists and politicians to portray the breadth and bandwidth of the emerging Internet…

Charles C. W. Cooke - Robert Kennedy Jr., Aspiring Tyrant

September 24, 2014, 10:29 AM
Blissfully unaware of how hot the irony burned, Robert Kennedy Jr. yesterday took to a public protest to rail avidly in favor of censorship. The United States…

Ace of Spades HQ - Politico Needs You To Know That Lois Lerner Has Suffered Enough Already

September 24, 2014, 10:25 AM
Larry O’Connor: Lerner is allowed to pose a rhetorical question that Ms. Bade (and apparently her editors at Politico) cannot or refuse to answer for their

5 Ways ISIS Can Reduce Its Carbon Footprint

September 23, 2014, 4:57 PM
As ISIS continues to expand its operations in the Middle East, it is more urgent than ever for this group to enact sustainable policies that will have the least…

Twenty-Two Trillion and Nothing On

September 23, 2014, 4:28 PM
Sigh: But today the Census will almost certainly proclaim that around 14 percent of Americans are still poor. The present poverty rate is almost exactly the…

Why You Can't Keep Your Plan Under Obamacare, in 3 Minutes

September 23, 2014, 4:28 PM
In 2009, President Obama repeatedly told the American people, “If you like the plan your health care plan, you’ll be able to keep your health care plan,…

Saving Civilization: 2009 vs 2015

September 22, 2014, 3:03 PM
September 20, 2014 at 6:55 am Five years ago, we were told that the 2009 Copenhagen climate summit was the last chance to save civilization. As the 2015 Paris…

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Wants To Jail His Political Opponents – Accuses Koch Brothers of ‘Treason’ – ‘They ought to be serving time for it’ | Climate Depot

September 22, 2014, 11:51 AM
Kennedy Jr. on climate skeptics: ‘I wish there were a law you could punish them with. I don’t think there is a law that you can punish those politicians under’…

Anti-capitalist march in NYC mentions climate change; weather remains unchanged | Human Events

September 22, 2014, 11:09 AM
By: John Hayward 9/22/2014 09:02 AM RESIZE: AAA Thousands of years of practice, and the human race still hasn’t found a way to influence the weather with…

SOON & MONCKTON: Boycotting the U.N. climate summit

September 22, 2014, 9:48 AM
Skip to contentTammy BruceHow ISIS already threatens AmericaCommentaryThe enduring myth of FDR and the New DealCommentaryClapper’s off-target intelligence…

Climate Science Is Not Settled

September 20, 2014, 8:10 PM
The crucial scientific question for policy isn’t whether the climate is changing. That is a settled matter: The climate has always changed and always will.…

Neil deGrasse Tyson and the Metaphysical Dilemma of the Left

September 19, 2014, 12:32 PM
The recent Neil deGrasse Tyson kerfuffle and the dogmatic defense of the global warming consensus raises the question: what’s the impetus? Why do people feel…