Those who seek out political power think they have the right to forcibly control you, and that's a lot easier to do if they have all the guns.
Bring on super-efficient computers that never forget.
June 1, 2015 is a very important day for American civil liberties and the Constitution.
Most Americans who attended school after the year 1983 are likely familiar with D.A.R.E., a privately and federally funded anti-drug program notorious for using exaggerated facts, falsified science, and fear tactics to scare kids into "just saying
Two days ago we highlighted a new study from the St. Louis Fed where someone had the very prudent idea to strip out loans in deferment and forbearance from the denominator of the student debt delinquency rate equation so everyone could get a better i
Last week Monsanto announced that it had patented the first genetically modified strain of marijuana. This news has far-reaching consequences for drugs policy, since cannabis is still an illegal substance
One of the leading genetics researchers in the world, George Church, thinks we're not far from being able to use a new gene editing technology...
As some US states and municipalities relax restrictions on marijuana use, many employers find themselves caught between old rules – like zero-tolerance policies – and new laws
That's half a million years before our genus Homo even hit the scene.
?The Internet of Things is the accepted future of the connected world--networks casting off the shackles of conventional computing devices.
California hunters have an unexpected hurdle to jump for the 2015 season: non-lead ammunition.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned Israel against a possible supply of lethal weapons to the Ukrainian government, following Moscow's decision to deliver S-300 surface-to-air missile system to Iran.
That superhuman ability to observe his surroundings and make detailed assessments about his environment? It's not just a trait of top secret operatives; it's a skill known as situational awareness, and you can possess it too.
Did you know that the number of publicly traded companies declaring bankruptcy has reached a five year high?
Over the past five decades, the surge in computing power predicted by Moore's Law has paralleled the trajectory of innovation in Silicon Valley. Computers were once the size of a room. Now smartphones with more processing power than NASA imagined i
But when he rolled onto the Anaheim stage during the first panel of this year's Celebration on Thursday, the Internet went mad for one simple reason: He wasn't a CGI special effect. He was real.
Since I began writing analysis for the liberty movement more than eight years ago, I have always said that we will know when the endgame of the globalists is upon us when the criminals come out into the light of day and admit to their crimes.
This kitty from Poland does his best to heal other sick animals.
Twenty years after the attack that killed 168 people, Bud Welch talks about his bond with the bomber's family and why he campaigns against the death penalty
Cigar-smoking donors and sharply dressed political consultants gather, giving potential candidates a chance to impress them – or embarrass themselves
Agent In Charge of Amerithrax Investigation Blows the Whistle
Noel Marshall, Tippi Hedren, and their family lived with 140 untrained animals, including 100 untamed lions, in what is called "the most dangerous movie ever made".
Get ready for another major worldwide credit crunch.
Inaugural Edition of the Freedom's Phoenix Newspaper focuses on Reaching America's Small Towns with Interactive Newsprint Newspaper using QR Codes. (ALSO: Paper is formatted to Download PDF and print for hard copy reading)
And it's so beautiful.
If you've read Techdirt for any length of time, you'll have noticed that intellectual property laws have been decoupled from logic for several years now.
Although some might call it a conspiracy theory, the World Health Organization, UNICEF, and the United Nations have been accused for decades of trying to secretly reduce the world's population by hiding contraceptives in vaccines that are purported
What in the world are the elite up to?
The Greek "White Knight" Emerges: Putin To Give Athens €5 Billion For Advance Gas Pipeline Fees
A day after the first teaser trailer for the "Batman V Superman" movie leaked online, director Zack Snyder took to Twitter to unveil the HD version of the trailer.
As I put my thoughts together on a number of different trends, I am reminded every day how rapidly science and technology are changing.
Next step: Using the technique to treat depression.
America has a problem. People don't generally avoid speaking of it, but, to my knowledge, no one has offered any kind of solution to it. The failure to address it properly has changed the character of the nation.
While we like to imagine little green men, it's far more likely that life on other planets will be microbial.
If you're like most men living and working in a techno-service economy, you probably spend a good deal of your day sitting down.
We've only just begun to see the huge impact 3D-printing technology will have on manufacturing, and the aerospace industry is a prime example.
300 US Paratroopers Arrive In Ukraine After Russia Says Its Missiles Will Target NATO Member States
Last week, we noted the hilarious irony in President Obama's contention that China was "using its sheer size and muscle to force other countries into subordinate positions."
In the 1970s, most experts thought it had to do with the collapse of air bubbles in the synovial fluid that lubricates joints. But new evidence suggests the sound is actually caused by precisely the opposite: the formation of a gas-filled cavity whe
Fire is a beautiful, terrifying, and captivating beast. Licking the essence of what it desires before it consumes it whole, it's a force of nature to be reckoned with – and also handled with caution for obvious reasons.
Stewart's decision to retire as host of the satirical news show after 16 years has left liberal America in mourning. So why is he leaving just before an election – and what will happen when he steps out from behind the desk?
Hundreds more people are believed to have drowned when a fishing boat smuggling migrants to Europe capsized off Libya, UN's refugee agency says
The biggest per-capita tallies were in countries known for green awareness, such as Norway and Denmark, with Britain fifth and US ninth on the UN report's list
In this address given on the California Capitol steps in Sacramento Robert Kennedy Jr. provides an inspired and detailed analysis of the extent to which the powerful pharmaceutical cartel has effectively captured the nation's scientific, regulatory
Internal briefings read like a strategy for going to war
"Data-collecting" LED streetlights part of General Electric's "Intelligent City Initiative"