This week was a busy week! Whether it's Facebook's stock concerns, the real story of the McAfee executive on the run, Space X's Dragon Capsule making it to the ISS or a hypothetical look at how to destroy the internet, there's no shortage of exciting news. Here are our top stories of the week.
Space X and NASA are moments away from making history. The Dragon capsule is making its final… Read more Read more
For those tuning in a little late to the story, SpaceX is the first commercial company in to attempt to send a spacecraft to the station. Ever. Only the governments of four very large countries – the United States, Russia, Japan and the European Space Agency – have ever accomplished this. Since the shuttle program's retirement, NASA has relied on primarily on Russian crafts (like the Soyuz capsules) for transporting goods (not to mention astronauts) to and from the ISS. If today goes well, that could all change.
More » Genghis Khan. Alexander the Great. Dagwood. Men of insatiable appetites, all. But none of them came … Read more Read more
Genghis Khan. Alexander the Great. Dagwood. Men of insatiable appetites, all. But none of them came close to creating-much less consuming-a sandwich of this magnitude. Bow, mortal, to the 35 meats, 28 pounds, and countless shuttered arteries that comprise the meatiest sandwich ever.
More » Fortune has a lengthy profile of Tim Cook on tap in this week's issue, compiling reports of… Read more Read more
Fortune has a lengthy profile of Tim Cook on tap in this week's issue, compiling reports of the CEO's performance through the first 7 months and how that has affected Apple. Mostly there's nothing new; Cook is an accessible, efficient CEO who is putting his expertise in factory production to good use. But there are a few bits of interest, including murmurs of Apple's future products.
John McAfee, the founder of McAfee Antivirus, posted this to a private message board on May 7th; his home in Belize had just been raided by local law enforcement, he'd been rousted from the bed he shared with a 17 year old woman, naked and confused, to discover Belize's Gang Suppression Unit at his gates. They shot and killed his dog, and arrested him for possessing an illegal firearm. They arrested a few of his employees too. He went on the lam. You might've heard the news reports; this is his side of the story. Buckle up. It's crazy.
More » They might be a staple of the well-dressed geek's wardrobe, but skinny jeans aren't doing … Read more Read more
They might be a staple of the well-dressed geek's wardrobe, but skinny jeans aren't doing you any favors. In fact, they might be causing you real, physical damage.