A new study that was recently conducted by two Scottish researchers revealed that a third of office workers suffer from stress related to the non-ending flow of emails arriving in their in-boxes. Of the 177 people interviewed by the team at the University of Glasgow and the University of Paisley, 34 percent of workers felt […]
Here’s an interesting animation from the creators of South Park that throws a thought provoking look at how most people miss the true meaning of life in the 21st century.
In 2007, most information leaks are done through the Web, and what we saw happen a few days ago with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollow was no exception. However, if we go a couple years back, most of these leaks were done physically, and—once again—Harry Potter books followed suit! On July 4, 2000, just […]
By Rob Dunn Contributing Writer, [GAS] (Follow-up to Save Internet Radio: Contact your representative today!) Well, it appears that Internet radio broadcasters get a bit of time to renegotiate royalties paid out to artists, which is great news, since Internet radio is the only venue for many where the widest sampling of new and underground […]
By Rob Dunn Contributing Writer, [GAS] New royalties imposed in the States by the “nearly broke” Recording Industry Association will go into effect on Sunday, July 15th, unless Congress does something about it. At this point, it seems doubtful that they can react quickly enough. Great, back to the old days of listening to Payola […]
Symantec says that they are seeing more and more credit card numbers that have been stolen over the Internet being used to make donations to charities. The thieves make these transactions to test the card numbers for validity before using them for wider purposes. Symantec supposes that the crooks test the water with widely known charities such […]
Check out this cool animation showing the migration of humans from 160,000 to 8,000 years ago (link via Dr. D’Adamo). Stephen Oppenheimer pulled together evidence from mitochondrial DNA, Y chromosome, archaeology, climatology, and fossil study to trace our ancestors’ migration paths around the globe. Along the way, popup links will give you extensive information about archaeological finds that tie into […]
That’s annus, the Latin for “year”. Today, July 2, is the middle day of 2007. 182 days of 2007 have already passed, and we have 182 more to go after today. That means that at noon it will be exactly the middle of the year. On leap years, the middle occurs at midnight before July […]