Clueless TSA agent had no idea where Washington, DC was – New York Post

New York PostA geographically-challenged airport security agent nearly turned away a woman with a valid Washington, DC identification card — because she had no clue where the District was, or…

NASA confirms 715 planets outside solar system – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSuddenly we’re rolling in planets. Wednesday, scientists confirmed discovery of a whopping 715 new planets orbiting stars other than our own sun, nearly doubling the number of such planets…

Planet bonanza! Refined technique for planet ID nearly doubles total. (+video) – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorAstronomers have uncovered 715 previously unannounced planets after using a new technique for sifting through the first two years’ worth of data from NASA’s Kepler mission. Skip to…

Apple Details Touch ID, ‘Secure Enclave’ In Updated Online Security Document – AppAdvice

AppAdviceApple’s Touch ID might seem ultra-secure to you and me (and way more so than our old “1234” passcodes), but businesses dealing in sensitive information seem to need a little…

TouchID explained: Apple shows how the iPhone 5s fingerprint scanner works – Firstpost

FirstpostApple has put out a new document which has given a detailed explanation of how exactly the TouchID fingerprint scanner and the new A7 chip’s Secure Enclave work on iOS…

NASA Kepler telescope discovers 715 new planets – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldNASA has announced a torrent of new planet discoveries, hailing a “bonanza” of 715 worlds now known outside the solar system thanks to the Kepler space telescope’s planet-hunting…

Early voting on crowded ballots – Houston Chronicle

Early voting on crowded ballotsHouston Chronicle1 Voters must present photo identification to cast a ballot in person. Acceptable photo ID includes: a Texas driver’s license, a personal ID issued by…

Funding, Structure for Universal ID Cards in NYC Still Unclear – The Epoch Times

Funding, Structure for Universal ID Cards in NYC Still UnclearThe Epoch TimesOakland mayor Jean Quan takes her photo as she registers for the new Oakland Municipal identification card in Oakland,…

Officials ID Vegas snowboarder dead in accident – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunLAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities have identified a 20-year-old Las Vegas man who died in a snowboarding accident at a southern Nevada ski resort. Clark County coroner’s officials…

Man’s body found on Long Island feared to be abducted Brooklyn landlord – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsAaron Showalter/New York Daily News. A body found in a dumpster along a commercial stretch of Cutter Mill Road in Great Neck, Long Island may be that…

Authorities ID 4 killed in apparent murder-suicide – Las Vegas Sun

Authorities ID 4 killed in apparent murder-suicideLas Vegas SunLas Vegas Sun

Police ID Victims Of 2 Oakland Shootings – CBS Local

Police ID Victims Of 2 Oakland ShootingsCBS LocalOAKLAND (CBS SF) — Oakland police Monday released the names of two men who were fatally shot in separate incidents on Friday. Police…

Fashion conscious principal inspired students’ invention – Denver Post

Fashion conscious principal inspired students’ inventionDenver PostSenior Joe Klein holds the plastic frame of a prototypical ID badge holder under development by technology students at the school. Stillwater HS fabrication…

Manhunt Comes to and End For Atlanta, Tupelo Bank Robbery Suspect – whnt.com

Manhunt Comes to and End For Atlanta, Tupelo Bank Robbery Suspectwhnt.com“We believe that this suspect is the same individual who is responsible for the attempted bank robbery in Atlanta, the…

YouTube Content ID Arguments Ignore Fair Use Law

I just read the blog post of a man named Simon Linder. Mr. Linder was sharing his take on the YouTube Content ID Controversy. The YouTube Content ID Controversy is…

Oakland News: Mayor Quan’s Woodminster Wheelchair Problem In “White v. Oakland”

In this Oakland News, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan doesn’t know this until now, but as of this writing she’s about to be deposed in a lawsuit where the person who…

Police investigate shooting death in northeast Las Vegas – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunHe says police have not yet identified any suspects but witnesses reported seeing two men leave the home in a white minivan. Metro police ask anyone with information…

Data haul by Android Flashlight app ‘deceives’ millions – BBC News

BBC NewsTens of millions of Android users have been “deceived” by a developer who covertly gathered personal data, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) said. GoldenShores Technologies took ID and…

Man killed while trying to sell Playstation 4 ID’d – abc7news.com

abc7news.comSAN FRANCISCO — A man who was fatally shot in San Francisco on Sunday after arranging online to sell a PlayStation 4 has been identified by the medical examiner’s office…

Quantum Skynet Solutions Filing False Video Claims On YouTube

Quantum Skynet Solutions, who’s website says is a “web hosting, programming, and small business consulting” is trying to capture Google AdSense revenues it does not have any business receiving. YouTube’s…

YouTube Content ID System Encourages Fraudulent Claims

YouTube, of which this blogger has been a YouTube Partner since 2008, and on YouTube since 2006, has a much-vaunted video “content ID” system. The trouble is, it ignores YouTube…

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev And Tamerlan Tsarnaev Boston Marathon Bombing Suspects

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and Tamerlan Tsarnaev are officially the Boston Marathon Bombing Suspects. That headline is hard to find, so this blog post was made to help make that less of…

Comic-Con 2013 Badge Sales Today

UPDATE: Comic Con badges sold out at 10:40 AM, PDT. Comic Con 2013 is fast approaching, and Comic-Con 2013 Badge Sales commence today. Here’s the email this blogger (already registered…

Oakland Mayor Quan, City Of Oakland’s Inept Social Media Approach

The City Of Oakland has suddenly adopted a head-in-the-sand, protectionist, and just plain stupid social media strategy that results in a series of wrong-headed approaches that don’t protect the elected…

Adam Lanza Sandy Hook Shooter, Ryan Lanza His Brother; Media Error?

The reports were, via CNN and NBC, that 24 year old Ryan Lanza was the Sandy Hook Shooter. But now, within the last hour, it was revealed that Adam Lanza,…

Stephanie McCaffrey Destroys BC Soccer Career Via Twitter, Sandusky Tweets

Stephanie McCaffrey, whose Twitter bio is “Just off the binky, time to get kinky,” for now, has destroyed her Boston College soccer career after posting insensitive Twitter Tweets about rival…

Rules For Voting In The State Of Georgia

Ok, Election Day is tomorrow, and you’re undoubtedly concerned about the wave of attempts at trying to block your right to vote. Well, the fact is that, regardless of your…

Jon Husted: Ohio GOP Sec. Of State, Darling Of White Supremacists, Trying To Block Voting

This Jon Husted guy (pictured), the Ohio GOP Secretary Of State, is just not a good person in the view of this blogger. Husted, for years the darling of white…

5th of November Is Guy Fawkes Day; Mitt Romney, Rush Limbaugh Beware?

Today is November 5th, otherwise known by Anonymous, the computer hacking human network, as “Guy Fawkes Day.” On this day, Anonymous plans to take down or expose any symbol of…

Stephen Colbert and Voter ID Judge Simpson Separated At Birth

Stephen Colbert of The Colbert Report and Pennsylvania Judge Robert Simpson, the man who made the decision to suspend the controversial Voter ID Law in that state for the November…

Pennsylvania Voter ID Law Killed For Election

The controversial Pennsylvania Voter ID Law that was approved six months ago has been killed for the election according to The Huffington Post. But, after the election, it’s to go…

TSA Agent At United O’Hare Airport Terminal Should Be Removed

It’s hard enough to be a TSA Agent without folks like the one I’m about to rag on present. Last week, my Mother and Stepdad were the victims of a…

Comic Con’s David Glanzer Gives Annual Update For 2012

David Glanzer is Comic Con’s Director of Marketing and Public Relations, but every time we talk, I keep giving him a promotion to Vice President. It’s become a running joke…

WIRED Cafe: My Anti ID-PR WIRED Cafe Rant At Comic Con 2012 #sdcc

Ok, real quick, I’m pissed off with ID-PR, the public relations firm WIRED hired to handle the promotions and booking for the WIRED Cafe at the Omni Hotel. Look, I…

Facebook Stock Drop Will Force New Attack On Google’s Turf

Facebook stock has dropped from a high of $42.05 on the first day of trading to Tuesday’s new closing low of $28.80, losing $35 billion in value in the process,…