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03.05.15 Raven Rakia

It just got a little bit harder for the NYPD to stop-and-frisk you for no reason. Well, at least on paper. Earlier this week, a memo was sent out to all officers stating new rules regarding stop-and-frisk policies, effective immediately, DNAinfo reported. Officers can no longer stop people based solely on “furtive movements,” or because […]

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03.13.14 Andy Cush

CONSTI2GO, by the artist Thibault Brevet, hacks standard receipt printers to automatically print out a copy of the U.S. Constitution. Watch it in action above. Creative Applications explains the nuts and bolts: Thibault first prototyped the electronics with an Arduino and achieved communication with the printer over serial interface via a standard language called ESC/P. The […]

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02.03.11 Lauri Apple

Several Arizona state legislators, including the senate president (whose son has a crazy neck tattoo), have proposed legislation that would create a panel to review federal legislation and pick ‘n’ choose which laws the state will follow. But wouldn’t that make them like judges? […]

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