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Kano is an easy-to-use $150 computer for kids and parents to explore technology together

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>When it launched its Kickstarter campaign last November, Kano, a $150 computer comprised of a Raspberry Pi, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth …

Twitter lawsuit seeks right to inform users of US government surveillance

Company cites first amendment right to free speech ACLU says Twitter ‘doing the right thing’<p>Twitter has filed a lawsuit against the US government in which it asks to be allowed to publish information about government surveillance of users, the company announced today.<p>In the suit, filed in the US …

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Mesmerizing Close-Up Photos of Insects in Their Miniature Environments

Notwithstanding their reputation as pests, the countless insects, bugs, and spiders such as these ones can make for some of the most mesmerizing …

Good Enough to Eat

#theLIST: Fall's Best in Shoe

The runways were rife with a clever mix of boots, sandals and broguesconsider it fashion's answer to manic weather. Take a seasonless approach and shop the best in fall shoes.<p>The runways were rife with a clever mix of boots, sandals and brogues—consider it fashion's answer to manic weather. Take a …

Can drones help tackle Africa's wildlife poaching crisis?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1093000/1093120_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522227076_566683420a920421fdf166d754f127ec<p><b>An eye in the sky that can help catch wildlife poachers is the dream of many conservationists in Africa.</b><p>Special Report: The Technology of …

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Earl Sweatshirt: Taylor Swift Is "Perpetuating Black Stereotypes" With Her New Video

Tonight, Taylor Swift announced her upcoming album <i>1989</i> with a Mark Romanek-directed clip for her new single "Shake It Off". Among other things, the video features her singing and dancing alongside twerking women and breakdancers. Earl Sweatshirt jumped on Twitter to criticize Swift for her …

New Singles

Facebook slammed for poor Messenger app, research shows

It’s not quite official, but the figures look pretty unambiguous: Facebook is getting slammed by its users over the way it has migrated their instant …

This Is What No Makeup Actually Looks Like

We said it once and we'll say it again: We here at HuffPost Style believe that au naturale will always be your best look. So we asked folks on Twitter to send us images of their fresh faces and launched #BeautifulME, a photo series honoring those who go makeup-free.<p>You don't need all the …

Goofy Things You Didn't Know About Food at Disney Parks

At Disney World and Disney Land, literally everything has been thought of. The "imagineers" have been tasked with creating a perfect little world for everyone who visits, and they actually gave a lot more thought to the food served there than you might realize.<p><b>Click Here to See All of the Goofy</b> …

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20 Head-Scratchingly Ridiculous Vintage Movie Posters You've Probably Never Seen Before

After World War II, my step-grandfather (married to my maternal grandmother) worked in the movie poster industry for decades, on the printing side. Before I was born, he'd bring my mother extra posters that I wish <i>so hard</i> she had kept. There are some absolutely incredible vintage movie posters.<p>But …

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Unreleased Duke Nukem discovered in Library of Congress

A technician has discovered an unreleased Duke Nukem game in the archives of the Library of Congress.<p><i>Duke Nukem: Critical Mass</i> was developed for the Nintendo DS by Frontline Studios. The PSP version, however, was never released. David Gibson, a moving image technician at the Library of Congress, …

20 Essential Kitchen Hacks

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Put away your appliances -- today, we're hacking everything.</i><p>Some days are meant for lingering in the kitchen -- for tempering chocolate on a marble slab …

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Ebola Patient Dr. Kent Brantly Arrives at U.S. Hospital From Liberia

The American doctor who contracted Ebola while working with a charity organization in Liberia arrived Saturday at the Atlanta hospital where he will receive treatment in one of the most sophisticated isolation units in the country.<p>Dr. Kent Brantly — the first person infected with Ebola on U.S. soil …

Disease

Inventories of war: soldiers' kit from 1066 to 2014

WW1 women at work: In pictures