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Climate change ignored, millions of people likely to suffer or die

The People’s Climate March last Sunday was the largest protest of its kind in history, with hundreds of thousands of people, including celebrities and high-profile politicians, on the streets of New York City. The protest was a huge topic on social media but it…

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, begins

Shana Tova!  At the start of Rosh Hashanah, the publisher and staff at NJTOTDAY would like to extend our wishes for a happy and healthy new year to the Jewish community. While it’s 2014 in the Gregorian calendar, the Hebrew calendar is…

Millionaire Lance wants repeal of the estate tax

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Leonard Lance (NJ-07) announced that he has joined a coalition of thirty Republicans in Congress urging the leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives to vote on a repeal of the federal estate tax, which collects revenue…

Climate action taking place Sunday in NYC

More than 1,400 organizations are participating on the People’s Climate March, including local New York-area community groups, international NGO’s, grassroots networks, churches and faith organizations, and others that want to put attention on the impending global crisis. They are collaborating…

Are you on the NSA’s Watch List?

If you downloaded the privacy software Tor in 2011, you may have been flagged to be spied on by the National Security Agency. by Julia Angwin and Mike Tigas for ProPublica, German journalists revealed in July that the National Security Agency has a…

New online tracking device is virtually impossible to block

A new kind of tracking tool, canvas fingerprinting, is being used to follow visitors to thousands of top websites, from WhiteHouse.gov to YouPorn. by Julia Angwin for ProPublica Update: After this article was published, YouPorn contacted us to say it had removed…

Earth space probe encounters alien moon of Saturn

Cassini Tracks Clouds Developing Over a Titan Sea NASA’s Cassini spacecraft recently captured images of clouds moving across the northern hydrocarbon seas of Saturn’s moon Titan. This renewed weather activity, considered overdue by researchers, could finally signal the onset of…