America's First 'Wireless Newspaper' Killed Catalina's Carrier Pigeons

If you lived on the small Southern California island of Catalina at the turn of the century, news was hard to come by. The island had a rather unreliable carrier pigeon system and copies of the L.A. Times wouldn't arrive by boat until around 1:30 in the afternoon. News was slow moving. But all that changed on March 25, … » 3/03/14 6:00pm 3/03/14 6:00pm

The iPad Factory Suicides: A Fact Check

To be suspicious of Apple manufacturer Foxconn, especially when it comes to treatment of workers, is reasonable: They have issues. But today's Telegraph report about a spate of suicide attempts at Foxconn's Longhua plant can be explained away by statistics. » 4/08/10 9:07am 4/08/10 9:07am