Google, News Corp & Staples Buying Goodwill with Good Deeds

On Monday, Google "flash funded" all teacher requests from the Los Angeles Unified and Seattle area school districts on DonorsChoose.org. Last week, they fully funded the requests from Kansas City and Austin area schools, while the week prior, they covered DC's teachers' requests. In August, they teamed with Staples… » 9/16/14 2:30am Yesterday 2:30am

Killing Rage - Fraudulent "Scientist"

A colleague of mine recently shared this surprisingly detailed story of academic fraud wherein the perpetrator has breached so many ethical standards that I think he should be stood against a wall and shot. On the surface, it seems to be a run-of-the-mill falsification of credentials scheme, but it gets much worse. » 9/15/14 3:24pm Monday 3:24pm

Cracked: Using Technology to Spread More than Jokes

For a site that prides itself as"America's Only Humor Site since 1958," Cracked.com has been tackling some intense issues lately. This weekend's "5 Things I Learned as a Sex Slave in Modern America" is speckled with some sardonic wit, but the topic - and the article - are deadly serious. It's time to give Cracked… » 9/15/14 8:41am Monday 8:41am