Feinstein calls this a "defining moment" in oversight of intelligence after describing CIA intimidation of Senate staff.
Added a timeline to our Feinstein story. Really a remarkable speech. Hard not to contrast with NSA.
Um, Obama taped an episode of "Between Two Ferns"?
(Yes, he did.)
Vegetarian personal ads from the 1800s. Did they have fake "pescetarians" too?
People see black kids as less innocent and less young than white kids. People including cops.
Cops that were more likely to see black kids as less human were also more likely to use force in arrests.
One main reason San Francisco is and will always be worse than New York is that it doesn't have its own identity.
What is a "San Franciscan"? Describe that. Now try it for "New Yorker".
At least we can all agree that LA is the worst, yes?
I hereby rescind my half-hearted critique of San Francisco because lots of nice SF people didn't agree. (The LA thing stands.)
Also one time I was driving stick in SF and I turned on the wrong street and it has a stop sign and it was traumatizing. #fulldisclosure
The definitive ranking of every Real Housewife ever. My hidden skill: I provided the Jersey descriptions.
A new low at ABC's website: autoplay video fronted with an unskippable ad. Save it for the TV broadcast.
Sometimes you can report sponsored tweets as spam, give it a shot.
The languages most common in America besides English, over time.
Prisons are enrolling the incarcerated in Obamacare, offering medical treatment that may reduce recidivism.
This animation of flight data over Europe is one of the best data visualizations I've ever seen.
My dog is an EXTREMELY poor bartender. :(
In lieu of watching TV, our household is drinking booze and listening to Fats Waller records. It's a wash.
Can Home Box Office triumph over the National Broadcasting Company? Only Nielsen Holdings knows for sure!
The CEO of Chartbeat talks web metrics at Time. No big surprises?
Also: No one thinks "native ads" are a salvation, except that companies will pay for them. Who cares if they're read?
(Literally: w h o c a r e s)
Incidentally: The CEO of Chartbeat writing up lessons is very good native content. (Though I imagine unpaid?)
Project X / Vox is definitely out-marketing 538 so far.
Wait, guys. I think Ezra is wearing a suit jacket/tie with jeans. Let us parse this metaphor.
Lego Movie tie-in: Blox News. Business Insider: Stox News. Vogue: Frox News. SBNation: Jox News. Newsweek: Doxx News.
Jenny McCarthy: Pox News. Complex: Rox News. Updates on Rob Kardashian: Sox News. Grindr: Well...
A correlation noted in the Times: antibiotics and obesity.
If we're getting fatter as we destroy our ability to fight infections, that would be bad.
For those curious about the Pentagon's "system that looks for flashes around the world," mentioned in the Times, here's a 2001 story about it.