City workers discover centuries old tombs beneath New York City’s Washington Square Park

City workers discover centuries old tombs beneath New York City’s Washington Square Park

Alan Yuhas, The Guardian City workers have discovered two burial vaults underneath Washington Square Park in New York City, uncovering the remains of at least a dozen people interred around two centuries ago. Contractors for the city department of design and construction (DDC) uncovered the first vault on Tuesday, during excavations to replace a century-old

Twitter apologizes for its lack of diversity after sole black engineering manager leaves company

Twitter apologizes for its lack of diversity after sole black engineering manager leaves company

Newsweek

Twitter Apologizes After Post on Its Diversity Problems

The first step to recovery is admission, and Twitter on Friday apologized after its sole black engineering manager resigned with a viral post highlighting Twitter’s lack of initiative in bringing in more diversity. Miley was one of more than 300 Twitter employees who were laid off last month, but as TechCrunch reports, he informed Twitter he…

Experiencing cardiac arrest? There is an app for that

Experiencing cardiac arrest? There is an app for that

Medical Daily

The App That Might Help People Experiencing Cardiac Arrest

The automated external defibrillator (AED) is a relatively simple device that anyone can use. It has voice commands that generally eliminate user error and detects abnormal heart rhythms in the victim, administering a shock only if necessary. AEDs are crucial to many people’s survival, as the longer a person in cardiac arrest waits for care, the…

Fox Business Network ‘blew it’ by not inviting Christie to the main debate: pollsters

Fox Business Network ‘blew it’ by not inviting Christie to the main debate: pollsters

NJ.com

Fox got it wrong in how it set main GOP debate that excludes Christie, pollsters say

TRENTON — Top national pollsters say Fox Business Network got it wrong in how it used polls to determine which Republican presidential candidates will debate in prime time on Tuesday — a process that knocked Gov. Chris Christie off the main stage to a preliminary contest. The pollsters told NJ Advance Media it makes no sense…

Former KKK leader: Release of Klan membership names by Anonymous had ‘no impact at all’

Former KKK leader: Release of Klan membership names by Anonymous had ‘no impact at all’

International Business Times

‘They’ve Had No Impact Whatsoever’

David Duke, perhaps the world’s most well-known former grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, called this week’s release of names purported to be members of the infamous hate group an “enormous failure” because the Klan is “irrelevant these days.” He’s not even remotely convinced that Anonymous — the shadowy group of so-called “hacktivists” responsible for…