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Fellow Lawmakers: Let’s Read Real Science News, Not Breitbart
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Opinion: Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Texas) argues that her fellow members of Congress should rely on peer-reviewed science, not partisan news. The post Fellow Lawmakers: Let’s Read Real Science News, Not Breitbart appeared first on WIRED.

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In defense of the Amazon Fire Phone
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 The Fire Phone is widely regarded as one of Amazon’s biggest misfires — and rightfully so. After debuting in the top spot of the company’s retail charts, things quickly spun out of control. It’s more than enough to put a company off making phones permanently. But given all that’s happened in the industry in the […]

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Spot Taps Experts And Friends To Recommend The Best Restaurants, Shops And More
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 Startup studio Expa is unveiling its newest company today — Spot, which promises to help users to find “the best places in the world.” In other words, Spot will deliver personalized recommendations for things like restaurants, bars, stores, hotels and more. You can use it as a guide when you’re traveling, or to explore your […]

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John Oliver shows you how to ditch that horrible holiday present – CNET
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‘Tis the season for holiday gifting (and regifting). In a special “Last Week Tonight” Web clip, John Oliver teaches you an important skill — how to get away with regifting the presents you just don’t want.

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RIP John Glenn: First American in orbit – and later, the oldest, too
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Last of the Mercury 7 crew passes on Obit  John Glenn, America’s first man into orbit and the oldest person ever to make it into space, has died at the age of 95 after a short illness.…

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Hubble is the single most useful science instrument ever created
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No other single scientific device has gathered more data, confirmed more theories, made more discoveries, and given us more pure visual joy and awe than the Hubble Space Telescope—the single most useful science instrument ever created. NASA has just published some updated statistics to prove it. Read more…

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Can We Cool It With the Pop Culture Petitions, Please?
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Turning Change.org into your personal waaahmbulance-dispatch service isn’t just ineffective. It threatens to overshadow the site’s mission: Actual change. The post Can We Cool It With the Pop Culture Petitions, Please? appeared first on WIRED.

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DreamBox Learning CEO: How tech will shape the future of …
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Technology is not the end; it's the how. I don't want technology for technology's sake. One thing I'd like to see more effort in is incubating innovation so school districts aren't burdened with the evaluations, so they can have …

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How hackers eavesdropped on a US Congressman using only his phone number
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A US congressman has learned first-hand just how vulnerable cellphones are to eavesdropping and geographic tracking after hackers were able to record his calls and monitor his movements using nothing more than the public ten-digit phone number associated with the handset he used. The stalking of US Representative Ted Lieu’s smartphone was carried out with […]

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