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Post-Flood Reflections Reveal Insights Into Lives of Sichuan Miners

Mining With Chinese media estimating that Sichuan’s mining sector comprises 70% of the computing power of both the bitcoin network and the total processing power situated within China’s borders, reflections following the devastating Sichuan floods’ have many insights into the...

/ July 17, 2018

The True Meaning Of The Treason Summit

By Jason Bermas In this video, Jason Bermas breaks down the summit between Trump and Putin in Helsinki and goes beyond the media calling it a Treason Summit as people like John McCain attacked the meeting for even happening. Other...

/ July 17, 2018

Lawmakers Don’t Grasp the Sacred Tech Law They Want to Gut

Toward the tail end of a sparsely attended hearing of the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, congressman John Rutherford (R-Florida) turned to the three witnesses before him—representatives of Facebook, Google, and Twitter—and asked a question that left them speechless. Congress,...

/ July 17, 2018

Ruh-Roh: 2017 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Says 5 Minutes on a Cell Phone Can Cause Significant Memory Impairment

By B.N. Frank While fundraisers earnestly raise money to give to researchers, “Big Wireless” continues to make money blowing our minds – literally and figuratively – with their products and infrastructure. In 2017 National Institutes of Health (NIH) published research...

/ July 17, 2018

A Giant Iceberg Grounded Itself Near a Greenland Town

When an iceberg breaks off from a glacier, it can drift for thousands of miles, traveling freely across the open ocean. But last week, an iceberg’s journey was interrupted when it got stuck on a shallow part of the seafloor...

/ July 17, 2018

Fantasia 2018 Review: PROFILE Plays A Horrific Game With Online Identity

"You would never lie to me," asks Abu Bilel Al-Britani, a hunkish and charming Jihadi recruiter for ISIS, as he skypes from with Amy Whittaker in her South London flat. But we are well into the age of online 'Catfishing,' and Amy...

/ July 17, 2018

Change.org Launches Screensaver That Mines Crypto for Charity

Crowdfunding Social petition platform, Change.org, has announced the launch of a screensaver that mines Monero on behalf of the organization. “The Mining Screensaver” will pool the computing power of the program’s users, with all XMR generated being automatically transferred to...

/ July 17, 2018

“Welcome to Hell”, UK produced horror anthology starring Bill Oberst Jr. coming to DVD

Welcome To Hell! Enjoy Your Stay. Horror anthology "Welcome to Hell", formerly entitled "Tales of Hell", has been acquired for release by Wild Eye Releasing and will see its official DVD distribution on October 9, 2018.  Cast members include Bill...

/ July 17, 2018

US has intervened in twice as many elections as Russia

Donald Trump made bombshell news yesterday at his joint press conference with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki when he said that the Russian president’s case that the Russians did not intervene in the 2016 election was as strong as the finding...

/ July 17, 2018

Kavanaugh: Warrantless Data Collection “is entirely consistent with the Fourth Amendment”

By Phillip Schneider On July 9th, President Trump’s announced Brett Kavanaugh as his nominee for the Supreme Court to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy, and who has already begun facing intense scrutiny over issues such as Roe V. Wade, the...

/ July 17, 2018

Interview: INHERITANCE writer-director Tyler Savage on the making of the film

Inheritance is an unnerving and deliberately-paced psychological thriller, an effective exercise of tension and atmosphere. I quite enjoyed the film, which is why I was pretty stoked to have a Skype talk with writer-director Tyler Savage, and produced J.P. Castel. In this interview,...

/ July 17, 2018

Cleaners organised in UVW launch three simultaneous migrant workers strikes across London

Cleaners organised in the United Voices of the World (UVW) trade union are walking out over pay and unfair working conditions at three of the wealthiest employers in the UK. The simultaneous strikes will take place at the Ministry of...

/ July 17, 2018

Mondoweiss Can Respond When News Is Urgent Because of You

Palestinian journalists at the Great March of Return. Photo: Ashraf Amra/APA Images.       If you are like me, your heart has been wrenched by the news from Palestine over the past few months. Murders of...

/ July 17, 2018

Carpenter Brut And Seth Ickerman Reunite! Watch The BLOOD MACHINES Teaser Now!

It was just a little while back that French directing duo Seth Ickerman - Raphael Hernandez and Savitri Joly-Gonfard - teamed up with synthwave phenomenon Carpenter Brut to create the music video for Carpenter Brut's Turbo Killer. The results were...

/ July 17, 2018

6 Weird and Awesome Amazon Prime Day Deals

If you're an Amazon Prime member, it's likely that you've had a shopping list ready for weeks. But if you're just browsing today through July 18, we have a few Prime Day deals on weird or quirky items that you...

/ July 17, 2018

Janis Joplin’s tragic real-life story

Janis Joplin had met Peter de Blanc during her time in San Francisco. Their relationship, according to Laura Joplin, was "intense," on account of his drug addiction being even worse than hers. Now, though, Joplin lived in Port Arthur while...

/ July 17, 2018

Things about LARPing everyone gets wrong

For reasons we may never be able to fully figure out, nerd culture is often mostly associated with men. Iconic nerds like Milhouse Van Houten, Steve Urkel, and Sheldon Cooper are all dudes. Very rarely are women folded into the...

/ July 17, 2018

A House Republican Joins the Fight to Save Net Neutrality

Democrats just gained a Republican ally in the battle to save net neutrality. Today, Representative Mike Coffman (R-Colorado) became the first House Republican to sign a petition to force the House to vote on legislation that would reverse the Federal...

/ July 17, 2018

The Best Amazon Prime Day Deals for Home, Outdoor, and Lifestyle: Instant Pot, Zojirushi, Fitbit

It's here, it's here! Amazon Prime Day, our unofficial national summer shopping holiday, can be a little overwhelming. We've winnowed down our picks in a few niche categories to help you get the best prices on some of the most...

/ July 17, 2018

Sacha Baron Cohen’s Fake Conspiracy Site Is Fully Post-Parody

The first episode of Sacha Baron Cohen’s new show Who Is America? hit Showtime over the weekend, and it makes for 30 minutes of brutally uncomfortable viewing. It opens with Cohen, disguised as Dr. Billy W. Ruddick, publisher of Truthbrary.org,...

/ July 17, 2018