Japanese Architects Are Uniting to Stop Tokyo's Heinous Olympic Stadium

We knew that a cadre of famed Japanese architects were... unhappy with Zaha Hadid's design for the 2020 Olympic Stadium in Tokyo. But we didn't quite realize how pissed they really are: A petition to stop the project, started by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Tokyo Ito, already has nearly 14,000 signatures. » 5/15/14 1:40pm 5/15/14 1:40pm

The White House Says You Can Use the Metric System If You Want To

When we saw a 'We the People' petition to the White House to make the US move to the metric system, we listed very sensible reasons why the US should listen: The imperial system is archaic, irrelevant, doesn't scale easily and to be honest, there are just too many damn units to keep track of. Well, the White House… » 5/24/13 11:14pm 5/24/13 11:14pm

Listen up Sony: Open up the PS3 RSX Under Linux

Here's the petition to open up the PSX's RSX under Linux. This is why you should sign it: You see, when Sony announced that it was going to allow people to install Linux on their PS3s without going through backdoors, everyone rejoiced at all the possibilities of playing back DivX and using it as a DVR under Linux. But… » 4/24/07 2:30pm 4/24/07 2:30pm