Crowdfunding site Kickstarter has now successfully helped more than one project earn over $1 million, turning the traditional model of media production on its ear. What if we could do the same thing for science? With government spending for the sciences on the decline, entrepreneur Matt Salzberg saw an opportunity. He'd create a crowdfunding site […]
Obama signed an executive order two weeks ago creating a panel to investigate unfair trade practices by nations including China. The administration’s 2013 budget proposal submitted to Congress last month asked for at least 50 people and $26 million in funding, and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk called it the most significant allocation of resources since […]
Thanks Senator Graham. We've been in Afghanistan more than ten years, but no worries. Riots and massacres "just happen." Reported Politico: The reported massacre of about 16 Afghan civilians by a U.S. soldier from a base near Kandahar, while tragic, is no reason to doubt the viability of the U.S. mission there, Sen. Lindsey Graham said […]
SEATTLE — On the heels of a scathing federal review of Seattle police practices, dash-cam video is once again at the center of a firestorm at City Hall. This time, the city is suing an attorney who wanted dash-cam videos connected to alleged police misconduct. KOMO News sued the city of Seattle after public information […]
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