Saturday, July 22, 2017

The world’s libraries tell the W3C that DRM is bad for the web

The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions is the respected global body representing libraries all over the world; in an open letter to...

70-year-old South Korean grandma makes waves and wins fans on YouTube

Image: @Korea_grandma/instagram/screenshot Meet one of South Korea's most unlikely YouTube stars. From make-up tutorials, holiday vlogs to outdoor adventures, there's nothing 70-year-old grandmother Park...

Coffee makes you live longer? Don’t believe the buzz

Two new studies from the Annals of Internal Medicine have made the rounds on news sites, each claiming that an increased coffee consumption leads...

Two Redditors with hilariously profane usernames broke news of a major baseball trade

Jose Quintana in action for the White Sox. As far as news corrections go, this one from CSN Chicago on Thursday is an all-time...

36 of the most badass ‘Game of Thrones’ quotes so far

You tell them, Jon. There's so much action, death, sex and violence in Game of Thrones that it's sometime easy to forget just how...

Angela Merkel keeps going viral for one simple reason — she’s the hero Trump...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US President Donald Trump execute a near-perfect handshake on the eve of the G20 summit in Hamburg on July...

Barack Obama hasn’t updated his LinkedIn page and please just come back

Never can say good bye. Even Barack Obama can't handle the truth. I'd been waiting for the LinkedIn notification, "News about Barack Obama," or...

Here are the world’s 12 scariest drug-resistant superbugs

Bacteria are fighting back. In a world awash in antibiotics, dangerous infections are getting even harder to fight. The problem? Bacteria are outsmarting the...

Planning your wedding? Here are 7 apps to make it as painless as possible

No clue what you're doing? No problem. Your wedding is supposed to be one of the happiest days of your life, but actually planning...

Could Trump’s vague plan to expand rural broadband actually work? It’s hard to tell

A sign in support of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump hangs on a farming tractor near a polling station in Cave Creek, Arizona. (Photo...

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Polish court overhaul meets growing wave of criticism, protests

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SoFi loses another senior executive, as Chief Revenue Officer Michael Tannenbaum departs

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