Voters participating in Australian elections this weekend filled a number of seats with candidates from several single-issue organizations, including the Sports Party and the Motoring Enthusiast Party.
A new report shows worrisome incompetence among Air Force nuclear missile launch officers.
Earlier this month, the Apollo Lunar Landing Legacy Act was introduced as a bill in Congress, proposing that the spot where the Apollo 11 team landed be made a national park. Reactions range from ridicule to enthusiasm.
Listen to a recording of students' excoriating an NSA recruiter.
America is the most original country in history precisely because everything American is stolen.
Next week, the government will grant licenses to two foreign mobile service providers, who will help it achieve its goal of bringing wireless coverage to at least 80 percent of the country by 2015.
A rejoinder to the author of the Neurobonkers blog post criticizing my take on Edward Snowden.
The surveillance state is here, and it is apparently here to stay. The question moving forward is how effective the U.S. constitutional system and democratic culture will be in keeping the American version from slipping into Chinese mode.
Continued high unemployment among younger workers -- and the potential for explosive social consequences -- are causing officials to think about retiring older workers. However, many economists say this is (still) a bad idea.
Yes, the kitten with four eyes, two noses and two mouths is real. She was born on Tuesday and answers to, cue the pun, “Deucy.” What does Deucy have to do with Edward Snowden, aside from their adorable whiskers? A lot. I could explain, but Hobbes does such a better job. Arguing for entrusting ...
It goes by many names -- puma, mountain lion -- but after being all but exterminated east of the Rockies, the great cat is slowly regaining lost ground, causing concern among biologists, wildlife officials, and ordinary citizens.
OK, so the NSA is spying on you. Is Orwell's nightmare coming true?
Thanks to improved technology and dedicated guides, the amount of traffic on the world's tallest mountain has increased to the point where climbers are encountering lines and bottlenecks.
I won't propose an answer to this hugely complex question today. Instead, I want to point out some striking similarities between the American perspective on the conflict in Chechnya a decade ago and the run-up to the Obama administration’s pending decision on how to handle the Assad regime’s ...