19-Year-Old: Boyan Slat Has Figured Out How Remove Plastic From Pacific Ocean In 10 Years

19-Year-Old: Boyan Slat Has Figured Out How Remove Plastic From Pacific Ocean In 10 Years

Millions of tons of plastic waste litter the world’s oceans, converging together in rotating currents called gyres and blanketing the water’s surface. On average, these gyres now hold six times more plastic than plankton by dry weight. Fortunately, 19-year-old Boyan Slat, founder and president of The Ocean Cleanup, claims to “have invented a method to clean […]

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Will Of The People: Gay Marriage & Marijuana

Will Of The People: Gay Marriage & Marijuana

By: A Known Hater Is it me or is our government dragging their backsides on a few key issues?  Polls show that the vast majority of people want marijuana and gay marriage to be legal.  As of today, there are 36 states where gay marriage is banned outright.  As of today, marijuana is still illegal […]

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CNN: The American Dream Is Out Of Reach

CNN: The American Dream Is Out Of Reach

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) By Tami Luhby  @Luhby The American Dream is impossible to achieve in this country. So say nearly 6 in 10 people who responded to CNNMoney’s American Dream Poll, conducted by ORC International. They feel the dream — however they define it — is out of reach. Young adults, age 18 to 34, are most […]

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John Oliver’s Net Neutrality Plea Crashes FCC Website

John Oliver’s Net Neutrality Plea Crashes FCC Website

/div> FCC site reports technical difficulties after HBO host encouraged viewers to submit their thoughts on ‘cable company fuckery’ The US Federal Communications Commission website reported technical difficulties because of heavy traffic this week hours after comedian John Oliver called on viewers to share their thoughts with the agency about what he called “cable company […]

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Beyoncé Confronts 50 Cent

Beyoncé Confronts 50 Cent

On Friday, 50 Cent joined morning radio show the Breakfast Club on Los Angeles’ Power 105.1 and got to talking about a few matters of interest, including one time when Beyonce stepped to him in a Las Vegas casino. 50 Cent Throws Dreadful First Pitch (Watch) 50 said he, Beyonce and Jay Z were all […]

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House Vote Protects Medical Marijuana Patients From Federal Government

House Vote Protects Medical Marijuana Patients From Federal Government

The US House of Representatives late Thursday passed a measure that would prohibit the federal government from interfering with states’ medical marijuana laws. The bill is the first time in history that any chamber of Congress has acted to protect medical marijuana businesses and users. It also got bipartisan support: 170 Democrats and 49 Republicans voted in […]

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Coating on Willis (Sears) Tower Skydeck’s Ledge Cracks Under Tourists

Coating on Willis (Sears) Tower Skydeck’s Ledge Cracks Under Tourists

One of the boxes of The Ledge, the 103rd floor tourist attraction atop Chicago’s Willis Tower, appeared to show cracks Wednesday night, but a building official said what was damaged was a protective layer on the glass and that there was no danger to visitors. Alejandro Garibay, his brother, and two cousins were in the […]

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Latest Facebook Update Uses Phone’s Mic To Record & Store Your Conversations

Latest Facebook Update Uses Phone’s Mic To Record & Store Your Conversations

The latest Facebook update will let Facebook listen to our conversations through our own phones’ microphone. Talk about a Big Brother move. Facebook says the feature will be used for harmless things, like identifying the song or TV show playing in the background, but it actually has the ability to listen to everything — including your […]

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Apple Buys Beats: $3bn Deal Confirmed

Apple Buys Beats: $3bn Deal Confirmed

Apple buys Beats: $3bn deal confirmed as iPhone maker snaps up Dr Dre’s headphone firm in its biggest ever acquisition. Gives Apple access to Beats streaming music service and allows it take on Spotify Beats co-founders Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre will join Apple Claims team could also use their experience to develop iWatch and […]

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