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The Next Breadbasket

Using hand tools and draft animals, a family harvests wheat in Ethiopia’s famine-prone highlands. Education has helped small farmers become more efficient, but wheat yields are still a third below the world’s average. With more than a third of Ethiopians malnourished, the government is courting …

Farming

This Chart Shows How ISIS Might Threaten Places Beyond Iraq And Syria

As jihadist group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) takes over vast stretches of Iraq and Syria, policymakers everywhere are wondering whether their countries are at risk.<p>One possible guide to gauging ISIS's potential transnational threat is what happened the last time the group — or at …

This site is trying to make Google forget you

Forget.me will simplify the process requiring Google to remove some search results<p>A controversial ruling from a European court recently granted people the so-called "right to be forgotten," forcing Google to remove some search links upon request. If you'd like a medium for sending such a request, …

Get Perspective

Inside Flipboard / June 23, 2014<p>In 1981, Michael Bloomberg was a recently laid-off investment banker—with $10 million dollars in severance. Instead …

Guess The Country Where You Have To Work The Most To Afford An iPhone

An iPhone is a much larger expense in some countries other than the U.S. Here we break down how many hours it would take factory workers in 11 countries around the world to work in order to afford an iPhone 5S.<p><i>Produced by Sara Silverstein and Justin Gmoser.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video: On Facebook</b>

Life Beyond The Elevator Pitch: Venture Capital's New Formulas

Ask Trevor Kienzle about his favorite movies and within an instant he’s gushing about Moneyball. “It inspired me,” says Kienzle, a lean, bald fellow who hardly looks like the movie’s real-life hero, sports executive Billy Beane. (There’s even less resemblance to Brad Pitt, who portrayed Beane.) But …

This Glove Makes You Beethoven

“Have you ever seen the Matrix?” Thad Starner excitedly asks me over the phone. “There’s that scene where they need to fly a helicopter and Trinity just says, “hang on” and then uploads the instructions to her brain. That’s the future of what I’m doing.”<p>What started as a wearable experiment for the …

Check out the best art GIFs of 2014

The winners for the Giphoscope International Art GIF Contest are in, honouring the most creative work in the art of the GIF.<p>The creators of the Giphoscope -- the hand-cranked, real-world GIF machine -- have set about making a real name for themselves in the world of art. Marco Calabrese and …

Iraq crisis: The Sunni-Shia divide explained

One of the factors behind the most recent violence in Iraq is the sectarian divide between Sunni and Shia Muslims in that country.<p>The majority of Iraq's Muslims are Shia, and the Isis militants gaining ground there are Sunni.<p>According to the Pew Research Center, Iraq is one of only a handful of …

Pew Research Center

Want more bang for your Starbucks? We tested 8 money-saving hacks

Even if you're a die-hard penny pincher, your daily Starbucks routine may be a habit you're just not willing to kick. Fortunately, there's no shortage of Starbucks addicts online, sharing tips for how to shave cents or even dollars off each cup. We tested eight of the hacks they brag about the …

The Sleep Schedules Of 27 Of History’s Greatest Minds

The science of sleep and its glorious effects on creativity, productivity, and sanity gets a lot of press these days. That said, the sleep habits of some of your favorite writers, musicians, and artists may surprise you a little.<p>The bedtimes and rising times of history’s greatest minds are …

Yes We Can Still Market: Why U.S. Brands Remain World’s Most Valuable

American brands dominate the ranks of global consumers’ favorites. Why? Because no one has our competition.<p>America is in terminal decline. The …