When we last heard from anti-consumerist preacher Reverend Billy and his Stop Shopping Gospel Choir, he was in a spot of legal trouble. In recent years, the choir's message has shifted away from the evils of individual consumerism and focused instead on corporate greed, staging special sermons for t ... More >>
Cue the heavy drums and eerie science-fiction score. It looks like drones have already made their way to New York City skies, according to a CNN report. The pilot of an Alitalia passenger jet heading in to John F. Kennedy Airport for landing yesterday afternoon reported sighting a small unmanned ai ... More >>
via DARPA's news release.An unmanned aircraft engineered to go 20 times the speed of sound was lost on its second test flight Thursday. The BBC reports that scientists lost track of the Falcon Hypersonic Test Vehicle 2, or HTV-2, shortly after it detached from a rocket high above the Californ ... More >>
Earlier this month, we reported that Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper had renamed the country's government after himself. How'd that work out? After today's no-confidence vote in parliament, his Conservative minority government fell. There's a vacuum of power in Canada! Someone rush up ... More >>
Google announced today its NYC Transit feature, by means of which you can map a city bus and/or subway route as well as foot and car options. The idea is "to make public transit information as easy to find as any other geographic information," says the Google blog. (If you've got a bike, we suggest ... More >>
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