Sure, some people might be watching the presidential debates in VR but to truly experience tonight’s GOP circus in Boulder, Colorado you should be rolling a doobie before you tune in. Here’s how. To watch, not roll a doobie.
Thursday’s debate between Republican candidates for President is must see TV. But if you’re a cordcutter who doesn’t subscribe to traditional TV, you’re sadly out of luck. The highly anticipated debate is co-hosted by Facebook, but the only legal way to watch it live is on Fox News.
ReaganBook—the hip, social-networkin' conservative's answer to Facebook that popped up not even a week ago—is dead. After being flooded with pornography and profanities of all sorts, the "Facebook for Patriots" was forced to shutter its doors. But don't worry. There are still plenty of places where the internet-minded…
As the 2016 presidential campaign ramps up, Republicans and Democrats have different wish lists when it comes to the traits they most want in a candidate. Military service far and away tops the list for Republicans, while a significant share of Democrats would like to see a woman at the top of the ticket.
Did you know that the United States Federal Government has shut down 17 times since 1976? That also must be the number of times that the Republicans have pushed the Obama administration to the verge of shutdown—just to be saved at the last minute. This is how Washington may stop it this time.
Another Republican in the U.S. Senate has joined two other GOP senators in supporting gay marriage. In an opinion piece posted to her Senate website, Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) says that conservatives should support marriage equality because conservatives want government to stay out of private lives.
The GOP believes hackers are targeting the Iowa caucus polling system to screw with results and mess with the Republicans. I wonder why!
We already know that Texas Governor and U.S. presidential candidate Rick Perry is hostile towards science. Did you know he also doesn't give a rat's ass about your health?
Twitter is as much a place for tech talk as it is for political discourse along party lines. Don't believe me, then check out this above graph of politically charged tweets.
British artist Chris Drury created this mesmerizing spiral art installation using trees, coal and dirt at the University of Wyoming. Looks cool! But apparently its pissing people off so much that they're sending veiled threats to cut University funding.
Last night's New Hampshire GOP debate was a fierce one. Healthcare, war, jobs, pizza—it was all on the line, and not one candidate pulled any punches when it came to the tough questions. Like choice in smartphones. Ugh.
Science was rarely mentioned on the campaign trail, so what exactly does the Republican takeover of the House of Representatives mean for science? For environmental science, it looks very bad. But on other issues, there's reason for a little optimism.
Click to viewNeed more evidence that Democrats are more grassroots tech savvy than their elephantine counterparts? At a Sarah Palin rally in LA on Saturday, the California Democratic party rented a digital billboard across the street which displayed questions for the veep candiate sent by text message. Granted, even…
Apparently Hilary Clinton is the only presidential candidate who has taken a public stand on space-related issues. In a terrifically-helpful rundown of candidates' sci/tech policies from Popular Mechanics, Clinton was the only one to comment on the space program. She promised to renew NASA's R&D funding, prep for…
Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney and John McCain are fans of J. J. Abrams' hit TV show Lost, about a bunch of airplane crash survivors led by a rugged white dude and menaced by semi-supernatural forces ambiguously associated with French people. [SyFy Portal]