TODAY at 2pm Pacific/4pm Central/5pm Eastern … join James Moore and Your Friendly Neighborhood Newsvandal for our wrap-up of all the news that (barely) fits into one hour.
THE WEEK THAT WAS
One Degree of Separation in the Forever War
>>>The Wages of Gilt
Bank Raises Its Minimum Wage To $15, Sees Immediate Benefits
>>>You Are What You Eat
There’s a Horrifying Pork Factory Video Going Around. The Story Behind It Is Even Worse.
Campus Commotions Show We’re Raising Fragile Kids
Race and the Free-Speech Diversion
ITH DEEP-DIVE: Singularity Sensations
Man, the Machine, and War
Amnesty International Wants The U.N. To Ban Killer Robots
Neurosurgeon had brain-computer interface installed in his own head
Ray Kurzweil’s Wildest Prediction: Nanobots Will Plug Our Brains Into the Web by the 2030s
Toshiba’s new humanoid will give Tokyo mall visitors information in three languages
The More Robots We Bring into Society, the More We’re Forced to Behave Like Them
Who’s In Charge, Computers or Humans?
THIS WEEK IN GOOD NEWS!
Rescue Dogs Are Helping Veterans With PTSD
‘Blackfish’ Director, Steve-O Respond to SeaWorld’s Cancellation of San Diego Orca Shows
Renewable energy made up half of world’s new power plants in 2014: IEA
ODDS & ENDS
Countries Spending the Most on Health Care
Venezuela Liquidating Assets As Economic Crisis Worsens
Microsoft in German data plan to beat US spying
Meet the Former Pentagon Scientist Who Says Psychics Can Help American Spies
Will the EPA Ban a Pesticide That’s Been Lowering Children’s IQs for Years?
Toxic smoke from palm oil fires is creating a new class of climate refugees in Southeast Asia
The 116 Photos NASA Picked to Explain Our World to Aliens
Why the Pyramids Spawn So Many Wacky Theories
Why America Is Obsessed with Serial Killers