Obama's new pardon chief funded famous leftists

by Aaron Klein -- [caption id="attachment_789431" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Deborah Leff"][/caption] The new head of the U.S. pardon office, Deborah Leff, utilized her former position to steer money to the controversial Association of more…

Media mogul Diller defends 'rogue TV'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) — Media executive Barry Diller feels optimistic about the chances for the upstart Internet TV service Aereo, which he compared on Sunday to the early days more…

Security holes in power grid have feds scrambling

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Seattle Times) Adam Crain assumed that tapping into the computer networks that power companies use to keep electricity zipping through transmission lines would be nearly impossible in these more…

Machine makes drinking water from thin air

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) Water. A vital nutrient, yet one that is inaccessible to many worldwide. The World Health Organization reports that 780 million people don't have access to clean water, more…

10 full-sized houses 3-D printed in 24 hours

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC News) A company in China has used giant 3D printers to make 10 full-sized, detached single-storey houses in a day, it appears. A private firm, WinSun, used more…

Medicare-ambulance charges reek of fraud

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Bloomberg News) The patient smoked cigarettes in the passenger seat of the ambulance every week, chatting with the driver while taxpayers foot the $1,000 bill to drive him more…

Capitalism fells communism in Marx copyright flap

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ArsTerchnica) "At a certain stage of development, the material productive forces of society come into conflict with the existing relations of production or—this merely expresses the same thing more…