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Pussy Riot Brings 'No Bullsh-t' Human Rights Tour to U.S.

Pussy Riot Brings 'No Bullsh-t' Human Rights Tour to U.S.

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Maria Alyokhina doesn’t speak fluent English, but she knew the word was wrong as soon as it left her translator’s mouth. The now world-renowned activist and member of Pussy Riot leaned over to the translator and in a thick Russian

Aquaponics: Are Fish the Future of Organic Farming?

Aquaponics: Are Fish the Future of Organic Farming?

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Parcs Holman speaks with a rambling conviction about the mechanics and advantages of aquaponics. “It’s totally the future,” he says. “You’re growing hundreds of pounds of food a year for a fraction of the water and power.” Aquaponics, the growing

Finally.io’s automatic mechanic fixes glitches on Amazon’s cloud

Finally.io’s automatic mechanic fixes glitches on Amazon’s cloud


It’s not uncommon for companies to use software to alert engineers when a piece of cloud infrastructure goes haywire. But a startup called Finally.io is going one step further, with software that can actually solve cloud problems for you.

Today, Finally announced that

Google Doodle Competition for Kids Comes With Interactive Twist

Google Doodle Competition for Kids Comes With Interactive Twist

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Google is once again encouraging kids to submit a logo design for its Doodle 4 Google contest, but this year the selected winner will see their work animated and interactive on the homepage.

Just as Google Doodles sometimes feature

Is There Any Truth to the Story of Castaway Jose Salvador Alvarenga?

Is There Any Truth to the Story of Castaway Jose Salvador Alvarenga?

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Sometime in late 2012, Jose Salvador Alvarenga set off from Mexico on what was supposed to be a day-long sea voyage in the Pacific Ocean to catch a few sharks. But instead of a quick return home, he washed up

Sochi Double Toilets Get First Taste of Olympic Action

Sochi Double Toilets Get First Taste of Olympic Action

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You know what they say: The Olympic team who poops together, wins the gold medal together

The curious Sochi Olympic Village double toilets, which made headlines in late January, are already being put to good use, according to Russian activist

President Obama $750M closer to getting 99% of American students online

President Obama $750M closer to getting 99% of American students online

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The average American school has about the same Internet bandwidth as the average American home, but it serves 200 times as many people.

President Barack Obama announced the ConnectedED initiative last year to bridge that technological gap. Today, he announced that U.S. companies —

President Obama $750M closer to getting 99% of American students online

President Obama $750M closer to getting 99% of American students online

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The average American school has about the same Internet bandwidth as the average American home, but it serves 200 times as many people.

President Barack Obama announced the ConnectedED initiative last year to bridge that technological gap. Today, he announced that U.S. companies —

Final 'Divergent' Trailer Reveals Kate Winslet's Most Chilling Role Yet

Final 'Divergent' Trailer Reveals Kate Winslet's Most Chilling Role Yet

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The third and final trailer for the upcoming young adult thriller Divergent is here, and it gives the deepest look yet at the dystopian world in which the film is set. The clip also gives fans a brief taste of

Final 'Divergent' Trailer Reveals Kate Winslet's Most Chilling Role Yet

Final 'Divergent' Trailer Reveals Kate Winslet's Most Chilling Role Yet

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The third and final trailer for the upcoming young adult thriller Divergent is here, and it gives the deepest look yet at the dystopian world in which the film is set. The clip also gives fans a brief taste of