Sotomayor’s impassioned dissent in affirmative action case draws a tart response from the chief justice.
This guy may know a lot about surgery, but he knows fuck-all about healthcare policy or public policy. He should stay in the operating room.
It was a bold and, some critics say, invasive move. The L.A. County Sheriff’s Department spied on the residents of Compton by flying a plane over the 10-square-mile city for 6 hours a day for 9 days, videotaping everything on the ground.
And the resolution was so low they didn’t even get anything usable, begging the question, what the fuck was the point?
This afternoon, whoever runs social media for the New York Police Department asked people to tweet out photos of themselves with police officers.
Maybe you can guess what happened next. - The New York Police Department Is Having A Rough Day on Twitter - On The Media
A new report from Pew Research Center indicates that while most Americans anticipate great technological changes in the next few decades, many have doubts that new inventions and advances will help humanity in the long run.
In general, 59% of the 1,000 participants interviewed said technological changes would lead to a better future, while 30% said things would get worse. Many said they expected revolutionary advances in the next 50 years, such as lab-grown organ transplants.
According to a study from the University of Washington, the rift between healthy grub and junk food is wider than it’s ever been. Researchers were able to buy 2,000 calories of junk food for $3.52 — that’s an entire day’s caloric intake — where nutritious foods cost them a whopping $36 for the same 2,000 calories.