FreedomPop: Free Mobile and Wireless Internet for All

FreedomPop is a relatively new company that was established in 2011 by Stephen Stokols and Steven Sesar. Its purpose is to provide free mobile phone and wireless internet services to people residing in the United States of America. FreedomPop launched in the autumn of 2012, and FreedomPop’s high speed wireless internet service works on Sprint’s […]

Money From A Dead Man

When your spouse dies, you don’t want to deal with all of the bill collectors who only want money that is owed for the bills that were left behind. One woman who lost her husband kept getting phone calls from T-Mobile about the phone bill that her husband had left. He couldn’t do anything about […]

Breaktrough for RNA Interferance Therapy

It has been known for a while that short strands of artificial RNA can interfere with the intracellular processes involved in cancer, genetic disorders, and viral diseases. They do this by binding to, and effectively neutralizing, the specific messenger RNAs coding for the anomalous proteins. This phenomenon is called RNA interference (RNAi). One of the […]

Mapping the Gay Genome?

Are gay men born gay, or do they make a conscious lifestyle choice to behave in a gay manner? A recent, intensive study of 409 gay twins has demonstrated that being gay is determined by one’s genes. The study, carried out by the NorthShore Research Institute of Illinois, examined the genetic structure of 409 pairs […]

Time to Pay YouTube

There has been an uproar in recent years over the distribution of free music downloads. Pirated music costs music artists millions in annual revenue. Many people argue that music artists make enough money so the lost revenue does not effect them in a substantial way. Think of it in this way. Every song is an […]

Europeans Spend Over a Billion Dollars to Land On a Space Rock

The European Space Agency successfully landed the probe Philae on the surface of a comet this Wednesday. In layman’s terms, they spent $1.6 billion and 10 years of sustained effort to land a small metal vehicle on the top of a space rock. *Big thanks to my friend Christian Broda for coming up with that […]

Digging Up Gold

Well To be exact, a fifteen million year old snaggletooth shark skeleton still for the most part intact. Donald Gibson and Brian Torchin had a job to do. To put in a sun room for his parents and so in the back of their home he started to dig when he came upon a vertebrae. […]

The Anthropologist, the Hoaxer, And the Search for Bigfoot

It’s the story that has persisted over half a century, never proven yet never fully disproven either. A large ape-like creature who supposedly lives in remote parts of the northwestern United States and Canada, Bigfoot– or Sasquatch or Yeti– has managed to evade capture yet remain a subject of great interest and skepticism for decades. […]

Commercial Space Travel Test Flight Pilot Dies

SpaceShip Two, a space ship especially designed to carry tourist into space, crashed in California on Friday, killing the test pilot, Michael Tyner Alsbury of Tehchapi California. This was the 55th flight for SpaceShip Two but the first time using a new type of fuel, which Mann thought was especially cool. Peter Siebold, the pilot, […]

Windows…Package Manager?

What does Linux have that Windows doesn’t? Well, what is one thing it has that Windows doesn’t? The answer is a package manager. Windows 10 is changing that with a package manager seen in the Windows 10 technical preview. The package manger is called OneGet, and it’s a part of Windows PowerShell. The Linux package […]