‘The way U.S. and Mexican authorities describe 44-year-old Zhenli Ye Gon, he might have sprung from some pulp novelist’s overheated imagination. ‘Born in Shanghai, he lived in Mexico and ran a pharmaceuticals…


‘On February 6, two representatives from the infamous Colombian left-wing paramilitary and drug-trafficking group FARC arrived at a palatial Renaissance estate in Marbella, Spain. While their compadres squatted in the jungle, the…



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Wired Magazine journalist Jeff Howe assesses the impact and viability of Assignment Zero‘s production phase to create "pro-am" journalism. Some of the highlights include how New York University’s Jay Rosen convinced Wired…


‘Dr Mohamed Haneef’s barrister has accused the Federal Government of using anti-terror laws to conceal their investigation from the public. ‘Haneef is charged with recklessly supporting a terrorist organisation, with the Australian…



‘It has become part of the accepted wisdom to say that the twentieth century was the century of physics and the twenty-first century will be the century of biology. Two facts about…



‘It was a government at war with itself. A new book claims that the Kennedy brothers conspired to make peace, and Robert F. Kennedy believed his brother paid the ultimate price for…


Eli Lilly’s new incubator Innocentive is tapping "crowdsourcing" to streamline its innovation pipeline. Dr. Alpheus Bingham discusses how Innocentive taps current research on "combinatorial networks" from the Santa Fe Institute, how managers…





We are calling for a public review into the actions of Canadian officials in illegally transferring him into the United States, where—despite being cleared after two months of any connection to terrorism…


Alan Harrington’s The Immortalist (1969) was a watershed book for cryonics and life extension advocates. In this 1997 article for the Tucson Weekly newspaper, Harrington’s friends present memories and tributes to the…


In this episode of The G-Spot, Joseph Matheny and Marijana Wotton take you to a premier party and movie premier at the Los Angeles Film Festival. No, not some craptastic, over budgeted,…


…The three greatest threats to the Constitution are the Executive, the Legislative, and Judicial Branches. All of the things that We the People have worked for, fought for, and died for, are…


Seed Magazine‘s summer picks range from the backroom politics of climate change and meditations on Gaia’s resurgence after humanicide to new research on rapid decision-making and the beauty of symmetry. GO TO…


‘I’d like to see new media tacticians think more about sustainable income models for everyone rather than focus primarily on the livelihoods of creatives or high-skill knowledge workers.’ (Network Cultures article). GO…



‘Last week I spent a whole week fasting, on a Jiva retreat in France. I should probably call it cleansing because not eating for a week is one means to the whole…