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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

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

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

Microsoft Invests $15 Million in Foursquare

Microsoft Invests $15 Million in Foursquare

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Microsoft is investing $15 million in Foursquare as part of a licensing deal that will incorporate the the location-based service’s data into Microsoft’s web and mobile platforms.

The four-year deal, announced Tuesday, makes Microsoft the largest licensee of Foursquare data.

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Microsoft Invests $15 Million in Foursquare

Microsoft Invests $15 Million in Foursquare

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Microsoft is investing $15 million in Foursquare as part of a licensing deal that will incorporate the the location-based service’s data into Microsoft’s web and mobile platforms.

The four-year deal, announced Tuesday, makes Microsoft the largest licensee of Foursquare data.

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Alleged Silk Road Mastermind Indicted on Kingpin, Drug Trafficking Charges

Alleged Silk Road Mastermind Indicted on Kingpin, Drug Trafficking Charges

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Manhattan federal prosecutors formally indicted Ross Ulbricht, the alleged mastermind of the infamous online drug marketplace Silk Road, charging him with being the kingpin of a large-scale drug trafficking enterprise, drug trafficking, hacking, and money laundering

The four charges