Kid Develops App to Report Politicians' Donation Sources

16-year-old Nick Rubin developed a browser app that gives a breakdown of campaign contributions (as of 2012), by industry and interest group, for a politician when you hover over his or her name. The photos show what it looks like on my computer, in Chrome. It's really simple, and the goal is to promote transparency,… » 7/20/14 4:16pm Sunday 4:16pm

Woman Arrested with Legal Firearms

Shaneen Allen apparently purchased her firearm legally a week before her arrest, and was pulled over in New Jersey, and, unaware of the laws, was arrested. She faces 3 years in prison. She carries the gun because she was robbed twice in the past year. » 7/17/14 5:19pm Thursday 5:19pm

Dammit, I really liked THIS Facebook Friend [UPDATED]

Undecided on the unfriending part, undecided about starting a debate (since I am neither a black woman nor gay white man), but decided on the, "you're being an insensitive jerk" front. All I want to say is, "when someone says something offends them, you should listen. You can choose to disagree, but goddammit listen." » 7/17/14 9:47am Thursday 9:47am

Well, I WANT to be productive...

Wednesday or Thursday is my "work from home" day where I get a bunch of projects done at once without phones ringing and other shit going on (I kind of have two different jobs for the same company - hard to explain. One is project/contract based and one is running an art gallery/studio so I can't get the projects done… » 7/16/14 1:52pm Wednesday 1:52pm

In which she purposefully creates a FB shitstorm

My Facebook has been quiet about the SCOTUS rulings of Monday (with the exception of news outlets) and I am sitting here seething in anger so I made a post, because I was trying to talk to my (somewhat immature - she's young, it's ok) sister about it and she was just like, "who cares, go buy your own BC!" because she… » 7/03/14 2:24pm 7/03/14 2:24pm