‘Hire a hacker, noobs’: ‘Improved’ HealthCare.gov ‘worse than last week’ [pics]

http://twitter.com/#!/CandidCIO/status/387600977370431489 Second verse, same as the first. It’s been over a week since the Obama administration kicked off HealthCare.gov and Obamacare shoppers are still unable to find out what’s in it. Visitors to the marketplace website have been thwarted by identity verification issues and plagued by unnavigable system errors. Weekend maintenance for “further improvements” failed to fix […]

You Might Hate Fruitcake, But We Promise That This One’s Different

Beautiful human and artist extraordinaire Christine H. McConnell is at it again with a new project, and this time, it’s delicious. McConnell (previously here and here) is known for being one of those talented people who can create anything from holiday decor to elaborate costume designs. The artist’s pieces involving food are among her most […]

Fear and Rumors Hinder Containment of Ebola Outbreak

Health workers teach people about the Ebola virus and how to prevent infection, in Conakry, Guinea March 31, 2014.Image: Youssouf Bah/Associated Press It sounds like the perfect script for a horror movie: A virus with no vaccine and no cure kills hundreds of people; despite containment efforts, it keeps spreading. But it’s actually all too […]

Corrupt Canadian chief ends ‘hunger strike’

http://twitter.com/#!/ezralevant/status/294426507546349568 A few weeks back, we told you about Canadian Indian chief Theresa Spence, who was staging a “hunger strike” (while consuming liquid meals) in the capital city of Ottawa, demanding a meeting with the Prime Minister to address Native Canadian grievances. We also told you how Canadian conservative commentator Ezra Levant was running circles around Spence […]

34 Ways You’re Never Going To Be As Cool As Rust Cohle

What’s cooler than being cool? ICE COHLED 1. You can’t explain life like Rust Cohle. View this image › HBO / Via can-i-touch-you-there.tumblr.com 2. You can’t drink like Rust Cohle. truedetectiveshow.tumblr.com HBO truedetectiveshow.tumblr.com HBO giphy.com HBO   3. You can’t be drunk like Rust Cohle. ruztcohle.tumblr.com HBO ruztcohle.tumblr.com HBO   4. You can’t be a […]