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Lightning Ignites Dozens Of New Wildfires In California

AP | Posted 08.02.2014 | Green

ALTURAS, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters in Northern California were battling several lightning-sparked wildfires Friday, including a blaze in rural Modo...

A Walk Through Muir Woods

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

To get to Muir Woods, filled with its towering, regal redwoods, you have to drive through eucalyptus groves that remind me of Australia. Although, i...

9 Reasons You Should Visit Sequoia National Park This Summer

Roadtrippers | Posted 08.20.2013 | Travel
Roadtrippers

Sequoia National Park comprises over 631 square miles of mountainous peaks, old-growth forests, and breathtaking meadows. It's also home to five of the 10 largest trees on the planet! Here are nine reasons why you simply must visit Sequoia National Park this summer.

Giant Sequoias -- Safe at Last?

Michael Brune | Posted 11.06.2012 | Green
Michael Brune

The giant sequoias are direct descendants of the enormous trees that once covered North America and loomed over dinosaurs in vast forests of fern and evergreen. Now they survive in just one small redoubt -- the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada.

'A Bunny's Garden of Eatin'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 10.07.2012 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

In the 14 years we have lived in our house, I have killed virtually every form of flora I have encountered. It's a good thing I don't know anyone named Flora or I'd be in jail right now.

And The World's Fastest Supercomputer Is...

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 06.18.2012 | Technology

For the first time in a couple years, the United States is home to the most powerful supercomputer in the world, according to the the biannual TOP500 ...

The Anti-Virus Battle Inside Your Smartphone

Bill_Robinson | Posted 02.12.2012 | Technology
Bill_Robinson

Nobody really knows how things will shake out in these nascent, embryonic niche markets, but if I had to guess, I'd say NQ Mobile will be a long-term player in the area of mobile security applications.

Mischief in the District

Mark Borden | Posted 11.15.2011 | DC
Mark Borden

Mischief is an evolving entity dedicated to developing the D.C. Burning Man community. I spoke with two of the organizers of Mischief about the genesis of Mischief and where they hope to take it in the future.

Rachel Sequoia Branches Out to Invite us to Share the Air, for a Fee

Mitchell J. Rabin | Posted 05.28.2011 | Green
Mitchell J. Rabin

Despite common assumptions and practices that have permeated our psyches for some time now, the Earth, as our Native peoples have always said, cannot be owned.

Along for the Ride: Strangecation Goes Glamping

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Andrea R. Vaucher

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EXCLUSIVE: On Heels of Diebold/Premier Purchase, Canadian eVoting Firm Dominion Also Acquires Sequoia, Lies About Chavez Ties in Announcement

Brad Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brad Friedman

'Intellectual Property' of voting systems still owned by firm linked to Venezuelan President, despite press statement to the contrary PLUS: The electi...

George Lois: His Formula, Revealed

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Andrea Chalupa

Many significant artists and great media minds today worship at the Church of George Lois, the legendary art director who captured the turbulent 1960s...

Toyota Suspends Sales Of 8 Vehicle Models (LIST)

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Toyota suspended U.S. sales of some of its most popular vehicles – including the best-selling car in America, the Camry &ndas...

Ford Awarded the First "Don't Give Up the Ship!" Award by Washington Hot Spot

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andrea Chalupa

Around the same time Michael Weinstein, the C.E.O. of Ark Restaurants, was wading through the horrors of our health care system trying to help a frien...

Sequoia: Voting Machine Company Releases System's Code In Industry First

wired.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Sequoia Voting Systems plans to publicly release the source code for its new optical scan voting system, the company announced Tuesday -- a remarkable...

Diebold's End: Consolidation of Largest Voting Companies Shows Need to Reform Elections

Rob Richie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rob Richie

The United States' largest voting equipment vendor just bought the second-largest, Diebold. 120 million registered voters live in jurisdictions using one of these two companies' systems

Sell or Buy?

Dennis Whittle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dennis Whittle

The basic message in a presentation by Sequoia , a VC firm, to the CEOs of its portfolio companies at a mandatory meeting last week? Sell. Be afraid; be very afraid.

Video Chat With Diebold Expert Threatened By Voting Machine Company

Jacob Soboroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jacob Soboroff

I video chatted yesterday with Princeton professor Edward Felten. After he was alerted to strange vote tallies by Sequoia voting machines on Super Tuesday, Sequoia wrote to tell Felton that if he investigated the malfunction, even at the request of county clerks, it may be grounds for a lawsuit against him.