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Breaking: Congress orders Man on Mars

Breaking: Congress orders Man on Mars Congress Just Ordered NASA to Get Crackin' on Mars and a Ton of Other ThingsBoth the Senate and the House have approved a bill that will send $19.Among other things, the budget demands that NASA create a plan to put humans “near or on the surface of Mars in the 2030s.

NSA is staying quiet over U.S. citizens caught in dragnet surveillance

NSA is staying quiet over U.S. citizens caught in dragnet surveillance Just as it has for the past six years, though, the NSA isn’t playing ball.Since 2011, several key members have been trying to find out how many Americans the NSA has collected personal information from but it’s always been denied, according to Ars Technica.

It's about damn time for NASA astronauts to get healthcare for life

It's about damn time for NASA astronauts to get healthcare for life While in space, his eyesight deteriorated, a well-documented medical issue NASA's known about for years, and one that many astronauts have experienced first-hand.For many astronauts, their eyesight readjusts once they get back to Earth.

Two congressmen live-streaming their blizzard-forced road trip is the buddy movie 2017 needed

Two congressmen live-streaming their blizzard-forced road trip is the buddy movie 2017 needed Two congressmen, one Republican and one Democrat, stranded in Texas by the big East Coast blizzard, have to make it back to D.and there's only one thing that can get them there in time: ROAD TRIP!

People are plotting to get back at the politicians who voted to sell your web data

People are plotting to get back at the politicians who voted to sell your web data Now that protecting our web data is a distant dream, some folks figured it was only fair to return the favor to those politicians.Two GoFundMe accounts were recently started to help their creators purchase the private internet history of Congress members.

Telecom companies bought congress so they could buy your data

Telecom companies bought congress so they could buy your data And, unsurprisingly, those with connections to important committees for the telecom industry tended to be among the biggest takers.Blackburn said the original regulation was "big government overreach" and Cornyn said it would "stifle economic growth.

The software that could prevent ISPs from selling your browsing history could also just make things worse

The software that could prevent ISPs from selling your browsing history could also just make things worse However, if you're not careful, using a VPN can actually make things worse.Hola, a VPN with millions of users, sold off non-paying users' idle bandwidth.

Daily News: Mar-31-2017

Daily News: Mar-31-2017 In February, 32-year-old Herecomesmaverick pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide and drunk driving charges, according to court documents obtained by PEOPLE.The Palm Beach Post reports that the couple’s car crashed into a canal at the end of a dead-end dirt road in Loxahatchee, Florida, on March 8, 2014.

Artificial intelligence is now trying to make sense out of the mess that is Congress

Artificial intelligence is now trying to make sense out of the mess that is Congress Predicting what the, ahem, disjointed members of Congress are going to do on any given day is even harder.So why not give your noggin a little rest and let artificial intelligence do it for you?

Fake VPN services are popping up after GOP Congress kills privacy rules

Fake VPN services are popping up after GOP Congress kills privacy rules Interest in VPNs has skyrocketed as a result, but at least a few scam companies are trying to take advantage of the trend.We’ve written our own guide to VPN services and I’ve personally had good luck with GoldenFrog’s VyprVPN as well.

How Twitter king and Congressman Ted Lieu is beating Trump at his own dumb game

How Twitter king and Congressman Ted Lieu is beating Trump at his own dumb game It's depressing to admit, but let's do it anyway: there are few politicians in the world more skilled at manipulating Twitter than President Trump.So over the past few months, 48-year-old Congressman Ted Lieu (D-California) has decided to try and master the platform, slowly emerging as the President's most adept social media opponent.

The plan to get Congress super stoned on 420

The plan to get Congress super stoned on 420 The same group that offered a free joint to Inauguration Day attendees is puff, puff, passing along the free cannabis to Capitol Hill workers.To properly celebrate 420 in the nation's capital, on Thursday from (high) noon until 4:20 p.

The internet questions the logic of smuggling nukes in bales of weed

The internet questions the logic of smuggling nukes in bales of weed It was a very serious scenario imagined by a member of Congress.During a briefing Wednesday, Brad Sherman raised some concerns about North Korea with Vice President Mike Pence.

SpaceX Wants Everyone on Earth to Have Cheap, Fast Internet

SpaceX Wants Everyone on Earth to Have Cheap, Fast Internet Starting in 2019, SpaceX plans to launch thousands of satellites into low-Earth orbit.Together, the armada network hubs will blanket the planet in cheap, fast, low-latency satellite internet.

Obama’s White House photographer at it again, but this time with a bittersweet #TBT

Obama’s White House photographer at it again, but this time with a bittersweet #TBT Whenever President Donald Trump or Republican members of Congress do something that leads to stunned and outraged headlines, the photographer of former President Barack Obama seems to have a countering image at the ready.He was again prepared on Thursday, as Republican members of the House of Representatives prepared to pass a bill that would eradicate the Affordable Care Act in favor of a plan that would likely wipe out insurance coverage for millions.

Here's a photo of Republicans celebrating the healthcare bill. Guess what they have in common.

Here's a photo of Republicans celebrating the healthcare bill. Guess what they have in common. If you are a woman, a person of color, LGBTQ, a person with disabilities, elderly, or maybe even a person who struggles with anxiety/depression: House Republicans have failed you today.We'll let this picture from a press conference held after the passing of the bill do the talking.

Activists target ads at lawmakers who voted to sell your data for targeted ads

Activists target ads at lawmakers who voted to sell your data for targeted ads Members of Congress who voted to sell your web history for advertising are now seeing some personalized ads of their own.Online privacy activists have placed attack billboards in the districts of several lawmakers who pushed through a bill letting internet providers pawn off their customers' browsing data.

The FCC Votes to Kill Net Neutrality, Dismantle Title II Rules Governing ISPs

The FCC Votes to Kill Net Neutrality, Dismantle Title II Rules Governing ISPs The FCC has begun the process of dismantling net neutrality and its classification of ISPs as common carriers under Title II.” The classification of ISPs under Title II was a contentious decision that the industry ultimately forced upon itself.