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Thursday, May 24, 2018
Frank Caracciolo
World News, Grantland, Loretta Lynch, John Oliver, The Simpson, L'Arbitro, Corruption, Scandal, FIFA, Soccer, Football, Sports, Sepp Blatter, Indictment

5 Signs FIFA Was Always Corrupt

Here are five reminders that we already knew FIFA was corrupt.

May 29, 2015
FAA, Unmaned Flights, Technology, Titan, Drones, Google, Project Loon, Internet-Streaming, Cell Towers, The Verge

Google To Deploy Drones With Internet-Emitting Payloads

Google seeks to create a worldwide satellite network of Internet-emitting drones and balloons with the FAA’s help.

May 20, 2015
Homelessness, Los Angeles, New York, National News, Times, Bill de Blazio, Eric Garcetti, Veterans, Shelter, Gentrification, Population, Addiction, Families, Mental Health, Social Justice, Statue of Liberty, New Colossus, Frank Caracciolo

Shelter From The Storm: Homelessness At Its Worst Since The Depression

The scale of the homeless population is so massive it’s difficult to visualize. And from coast to coast, it’s getting worse.

May 12, 2015
Sports, Baltimore, Riots, Freddie Gray, Protest, Baseball, Orioles, Curfew, National News, Police Brutality

And The O’s Played On

The cult of sport faces off against civil protests, as riots ripple through Baltimore, and the Orioles decide whether or not to play ball.

April 28, 2015
Money, National News, Wage Gap, Gender, Feminisim, Discrimination, National Equal Pay Dat, Less Than 100, Pittsburgh, Elana Schlenker

Pennsylvania Company Fights Wage Gap By Charging Women What They Earn

Less Than 100, a pop-up shop that charges woman a discount to reflect wage gaps, asks, “What are women worth? What can they afford?”

April 17, 2015
Nantucket, Balloon Ban, Town Meeting, Law, Controversy, National News, Lifestyle, Health, Environment, Ocean, Travel

Nantucket Balloon Ban Is Up In The Air

In an effort to protect the environment and ecosystem, the controversy surrounding Nantucket’s decision to ban balloons from the island is mostly overblown.

April 13, 2015
Scandal, Hockey, Toronto, Sports, Canada, Hall of Fame, World News, Media, NHL, Lifestyle, Rob Ford

Ex-Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Nominated To NHL’s Hall Of Fame Board

Arguably the most well-known Canadian politician in America, ex-Toronto mayor Rob Ford becomes the unlikely face of hockey after his nomination to the board of the Hall of Fame.

April 8, 2015
NASA, Space, Earth, Science, Climate Change, Ted Cruz, GOP, NOAA, EPA, James, Inhofe, Charles Bolden, EPA, Marco Rubio, Slate, Phil Plait, Environment

Ted Cruz’s Climate Change Denial Poses A Big Threat To NASA

The GOP takeover of the Senate threatens the longevity of NASA, NOAA, and the EPA.

March 16, 2015

Report Challenges New York City To Respond To Climate Change

A new climate change report prompts NYC to protect its population and buildings.

March 3, 2015