Shared by V Good news. Tea Partiers and others on the right are starting to distance themselves from the recent spate of violence and racism that has characterized the opposition to health-care…

Feeling The Heat, Tea Partiers Denounce Violence | TPMMuckraker

Shared by V What a perfectly lovely 20 minutes. This short film by American director Ramin Bahrani (Goodbye Solo) traces the epic, existential journey of a plastic bag (voiced by Werner Herzog)…

FUTURESTATES : Plastic Bag By Ramin Bahrani

Shared by V Seriously? Two years ago? WTF. For instance, Charleston High School in Mississippi held its first racially integrated prom just two years ago. The event came about only after the…

Constance McMillen case: proms as gay-rights battleground / The Christian Science Monitor – CSMonitor.com

In the middle of one of America’s poorer cities, residents are about to get an unexpected gift: one gigabit per second Internet access over fiber optic cables courtesy of Cleveland’s Case…

How 1Gbps fiber came to Cleveland’s poorest, free of charge