When limited to 5 pages to defend horizontal price fixing of e-books, lawyer Bob Kohn got creative. He submitted his amicus brief in the form “graphic novelette.”
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Venice is celebrating its Biennale, the festival held every two years that brings together contemporary artists from across the globe. But visitors may be surprised to see the art itself flying overhead or pecking around the ancient streets. For their exhibit, artists Julian Charriere and Julius von Bismarck installed a system involving a bird trap, conveyor belt and airbrushes. The [...]
Well, it was something that all of us have either joked about or have wondered in our teens and beyond, but a team at Harvard University have succeeded in creating cyborg tissues. No, you’re not going to see half man/half robots patrolling the streets anytime soon, but this is the first incredible step in synthetic bioelectric materials. This finding isn’t [...]
When Iranian World of Warcraft players lost connectivity last week, It was suggested that the Iranian government had blocked Battle.net. It was later pointed out that Iranian internet filters usually point to a different page explaining why websites are blocked; this wasn’t the case. Since last week, hundreds of Iranian players have posted to Blizzard’s European forum complaining they could [...]
Even Red Vines, the California candy company that makes it, knows black licorice is gross. Give your taste buds what they’ve been craving. And if you’re the only one in your family who loves the black stuff, well then more for you. What kind of company promotes their product by assuming people don’t like it? The same company that nonchalantly [...]
Today Microsoft unveiled the first redesign of its logo in 25 years.
Well this is weird. How does a woman in North Carolina using Google Earth discover supposed pyramids in Egypt that archeologists had no idea were there in the first place?
Yesterday's settlement requires Verizon to pay $1.25 million and take immediate steps to ensure their compliance with multiple FCC terms.