Over Easy: Want to Research Medical Info Online? Not so fast…

By: Friday March 6, 2015 4:00 am

Millions of us are exposing our personal health profiles to internet advertisers and data brokers, just when we’re making the most confidential inquiries we can imagine.

 

Over Easy: Around the World

By: Thursday March 5, 2015 3:55 am

Welcome to Thursday’s Over Easy, a continuation of Southern Dragon’s Lakeside Diner and its tradition of giving an overview of news our everyday media doesn’t cover, issues that we ought to consider outside the U.S. scene.

Iraq announced that any offensive to take Mosul would be determined by its own process of decision making, after what appeared to be a U.S. declaration of an offense to begin potentially in April/May.

Over Easy: Opening Statements Today in Boston Bombing Case

By: Wednesday March 4, 2015 6:39 am

Opening statements are not evidence and they are not arguments. They are statements by the lawyers to sketch out their respective cases for the jury.

Over Easy:The Hits Just Keep on Coming

By: Tuesday March 3, 2015 4:54 am

Living here on the outskirts of Cleveland Ohio, the location of The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame,  I thought it appropriate to do at least one diary of this subject and the radio format that brought it to the forefront.  There is a lot of confusion on this. The music genre Rock & Roll  is [...]

Over Easy: NSA SIM Hackers are Up to No Good!

By: Friday February 27, 2015 5:00 am

According to documents provided to The Intercept by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, both American and British spies hacked into the internal network of the world’s largest manufacturer of SIM cards, Gemalto, and stole encryption keys that protect the privacy of cellphone communications across the globe.

Over Easy: Thursday News

By: Thursday February 26, 2015 5:42 am

Good morning. Seems Over Easy has gone missing this morning, so I’ll put this post up as a place to gather and chat. I see that Toronto ex-Mayor Rob Ford is auctioning his tie from the crack cocaine confession on eBay! The UK man behind ISIS beheadings has been publicly identified. The FCC is to [...]

Over Easy: Around the World

By: Wednesday February 25, 2015 3:52 am

Welcome to Thursday’s Over Easy, a continuation of Southern Dragon’s Lakeside Diner and its tradition of giving an overview of news our everyday media doesn’t cover, issues that we ought to consider outside the U.S. scene.

Over Easy: Killing the messenger

By: Tuesday February 24, 2015 4:55 am

I think from the first humans began to communicate in something other than grunts, they have not been fond of those who bare bad tidings. Indeed Socrates was put to death for questioning the wisdom of some of his contemporaries. An entire religion was formed over what one man was killed for saying. A religion [...]

Over Easy: Science

By: Monday February 23, 2015 4:21 am

Glad that of all the tripe that went on at last night’s Oscars, Stephen Hawking got recognized for the pre-eminent mind influencing so much, and giving us such a treasure by his examp

Over Easy: How Well Do We Know Our World?

By: Friday February 20, 2015 5:00 am

The subtle lesson here is that most of us have woeful knowledge of the geography of other countries, or even our own that we learned in school and have mostly forgotten. It has to be difficult for us to understand other countries and their ethnic, political, national, or religious makeup if we can’t even accurately identify them on a map.

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