How Mindful Meditation Can Save Us from the Tribal Abyss

There’s a reason some people laugh when I say that mindfulness meditation can save the United States—that it can dampen the political polarization now dividing the country; that it can defuse the hatreds that have propelled the word “tribal” into our political vocabulary and have led serious commentators to compare the US in 2017 to […] Read more »

All the Best Photos From Pippa Middleton’s Stunning Wedding

Pippa Middleton is married! Kate Middleton’s younger sister tied the knot with her longtime boyfriend, financier James Matthews, in the UK on Saturday afternoon. Pippa, who looked breathtaking in her cap sleeved wedding gown, said “I do” at St. Mark’s Englefield in Berkshire. The reception is being held at Carole and Michael Middleton’s home in […] Read more »

Someone Is Trying to Scrub Trump’s Name From the Wikipedia Page of Lieberman’s Law Firm

There’s a Wikipedia edit war going on right now on the page of the law firm of Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman. That wouldn’t be notable except for the fact that someone is trying to scrub Donald Trump’s name from the page and Joe Lieberman is a special counsel at the firm. Lieberman is a […] Read more »

All the Best Photos From Pippa Middleton’s Stunning Wedding

Pippa Middleton is married! Kate Middleton’s younger sister tied the knot with her longtime boyfriend, financier James Matthews, in the UK on Saturday afternoon. Pippa, who looked breathtaking in her cap sleeved wedding gown, said “I do” at St. Mark’s Englefield in Berkshire. The reception is being held at Carole and Michael Middleton’s home in […] Read more »

5 lessons from Amazon’s S3 cloud blunder – and how to prepare for the next one

According to internet monitoring platform Catchpoint, Amazon Web Service’s Simple Storage Service (S3) experienced a three hour and 39 minute disruption on Tuesday that had cascading effects across other Amazon cloud services and many internet sites that rely on the popular cloud platform. “S3 is like air in the cloud,” says Forrester analyst Dave Bartoletti; […] Read more »

5 lessons from Amazon’s S3 cloud blunder – and how to prepare for the next one

According to internet monitoring platform Catchpoint, Amazon Web Service’s Simple Storage Service (S3) experienced a three hour and 39 minute disruption on Tuesday that had cascading effects across other Amazon cloud services and many internet sites that rely on the popular cloud platform. “S3 is like air in the cloud,” says Forrester analyst Dave Bartoletti; […] Read more »

Spotify takes a cue from Tidal with hi-fi streaming option

Facebook copies Snapchat, and Spotify copies Tidal.  The top music streaming service is planning to introduce lossless audio — or CD-quality music — to subscribers for a higher monthly price, according to a report in The Verge.  That report was based on a Spotify user source who got the option to sign up in what […] Read more »

Do Foo Fighters Know Robert Pattinson From Robert Plant?

During band’s rehearsal break for Sunday’s Movie Awards, we put Foos to the test. By Ryan J. Downey, with reporting by Jim Cantiello <P><b>UNIVERSAL CITY, California</b> &#8212; Hard rock, heavy metal, hardcore and punk have long gone hand-in-hand with evil wizards, magic, vampires and werewolves. And with a collective sub-cultural pedigree that includes stints in […] Read more »