Markham Nolan

Managing Editor of Vocativ
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MEDIA
Data Mine: March 27, 2015

$40 Million Meerkats In the wild, they look like small, furry, sentient periscopes (how ironic) but in the tech world, live-streaming app Meerkat looks like

Posted: 03/27/15 10:24 EDT
MEDIA
Data Mine: March 20, 2015

$81 Billion In Bling Rocks still rock. Diamond firm De Beer said that they sold $81 billion of white rocks last year, with demand in

Posted: 03/20/15 09:21 EDT
MEDIA
Data Mine: March 17, 2015

4.5 Billion New Internet Ballooners Google's Project Loon, which delivers wifi internet signal via giant helium balloons in the sky, could connect another 4.5 billion people to

Posted: 03/17/15 12:28 EDT
ISIS
How ISIS’ Twitter Army Works

A comprehensive census of ISIS Twitter growth suggests that eradicating ISIS accounts could rob us of valuable intelligence on the terrorist group. The detailed report by

Posted: 03/06/15 07:53 EDT
UKRAINE
A Strange Company Is Offering War Tours In Ukraine

A company that organizes spa and sanatorium stays for Russians with illnesses is also offering tours of Ukraine battlegrounds in armored vehicles. The Megapolis Kurort website sells recuperation breaks

Posted: 02/13/15 15:46 EDT
ISIS
ISIS Claims To Have Burned Jordanian Pilot Alive

ISIS released a new propaganda video on Tuesday which it claims shows the group burning Jordanian pilot Muath al-Kaseasbeh alive. Al-Kaseasbeh was placed in a cage on open ground,

Posted: 02/03/15 11:52 EDT
MEDIA
Data News Countdown: Feb. 2, 2015

395,000 Tweets per Minute When Malcolm Butler intercepted a pass by Russell Wilson 1 yard from the goal line with 20 seconds left in Sunday's Super Bowl, Twitter

Posted: 02/02/15 13:19 EDT
HEALTH
Measles In Disneyland Could Be A Good Thing

Since a measles outbreak was confirmed in Disneyland earlier this month, California's Department of Public Health has identified 59 cases of the disease. People are starting

Posted: 01/23/15 08:20 EDT
HEALTH

HIV Cases In Tiny Indiana County Jump To 135

James King
US POLITICS

Loretta Lynch Vote Will Finally Go Ahead After Longest Wait Ever

Mike Spies
SCIENCE

Measles Vaccine Still Doesn't Cause Autism

Joshua A. Krisch
GLOBAL

Migrant Death Toll Already 10 Times Higher As More Vessels Sink

Sarah Kaufman
SCIENCE

The Science Is Shaky When It Comes To Medical Marijuana

Joshua A. Krisch
SCIENCE

Influential Doctors' Group Urges Ban On E-Cig Flavors, Advertising

Shane Dixon Kavanaugh
TV&MOVIES

Game Of Thrones Is Killing Mad Men On Social Media

Leigh Cuen
LGBT

Beating Of Transgender Prisoner Causes Outrage In Brazil

Luke Malone