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Russian government edits Wikipedia on flight MH17

A political battle has broken out on Wikipedia over an entry relating to the crash of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, with the Russian government reportedly removing sections which accuse it of providing "terrorists" with missiles that were used to down the civilian airliner<p>A political battle has …

Google Docs Gives Us A First Taste Of Google’s New Design Language

Last month, Google debuted a new design language they’re calling Material Design. It won’t roll out in full until the release of their next Android OS (called Android L). But today, you can spot some its principles manifesting in an update to Google Drive, along with its companion sites Docs, …

Google Docs

A 23-Year-Old Left Her Contacts In For 6 Months And It Blinded Her In The Worst Way Possible

Taiwanese student Lian Kao, 23, left her contacts in for six months. That was enough time for an Amoeba to literally devour her eyeball, blinding her.<p>It's a grotesque story, to be sure, but it has plenty of lessons in it for the 71 million of us in the world who wear contact lenses.<p>The specific bug …

Small Spaces

Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash – in pictures

As experts from the UK and Malaysia arrive in Kiev to assist a Ukrainian-led investigation into how flight MH17 was brought down, the world pays its respects to the dead<p>MH17: Ukraine accuses rebels of destroying evidence - live updates

Ford Motor Corp Invents New Way To Shape Metal

The English Wheel is a tool, some call it a machine, that allows a sheet of metal to be formed. It requires a skilled craftsman to use it, and although it is a time-consuming process, it can create a variety of shapes and forms by stretching the metal. NASCAR uses it to create new prototypes, for …

The GoTenna Will Let You Communicate Without Any Connectivity

By this point, most of us are fully addicted to our smartphones. And when we find ourselves without Wifi or data service, our most direct connection to everything becomes almost useless. That’s where GoTenna comes in.<p>The device is launching into pre-order today, and lets users create their own …

MH17: A scene of horror – death and the banalities of life together in a Ukrainian field

Debris from the Malaysia Airlines flight blown up over Ukraine stretches over miles of countryside<p>They lie among the sun bleached wheat.<p>The bodies. Torn. Broken. Burnt.<p>Some are like manikins; twisted, turned, and rearranged, their joints bent at impossible angles, their skin like dull yellow …

We’re in the third biggest stock bubble in U.S. history

Here’s a quick question for you. What do the following years have in common:<p>1853, 1906, 1929, 1969, 1999<p>Pass the question around your office. Call …

Stock Markets

Scientists Probe Depths of Mysterious Hole in Siberia

Siberia

Here’s why your Comcast rep is yelling at you

Warped employee incentives and an absence of competition make bad customer service inevitable<p>In 2006, a man named Vincent Ferrari called AOL and tried to cancel his internet service. It took him 21 minutes as an increasingly desperate customer service rep named John tried to talk him out of it. …