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On the Red Couch with REDEF’s Jason Hirschhorn

<i>It was 2000, the bubble was bursting, and Jason Hirschhorn, then the head of Digital at MTV Networks, yearned to prove that this Internet thing</i> …

It's still there?! Nine things to know about the plan to salvage the Costa Concordia

It may be the biggest salvage operation in history, but no one would accuse it of being the fastest.<p>Now, two and a half years after running aground and sinking off the coast of Italy, the Costa Concordia cruise liner is almost ready to make its final voyage.<p>If everything goes to plan, over the next …

Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamists Mock #BringBackOurGirls Effort

Nigeria's Boko Haram has released a video mocking Western efforts to rescue more than 200 schoolgirls the Islamist militants captured in April. The al Qaeda-linked group's leader Abubakar Shekau is seen dancing and laughing flanked by fellow fighters and armored vehicles in the 16-minute video. …

Africa

World's tallest waterslide opens after weeks of delays to make it safer

Kansas City 17-storey waterslide reconfigured after early tests included sandbag-filled rafts flying off the sides and crashing<p>Six weeks after the world's tallest waterslide was initially scheduled to open to the public, media members and local dignitaries took the first rides this week on the …

Make your Android Device Smarter with these Handy Apps

The leap from feature phones to smartphones didn’t happen overnight. Slowly but steadily, our phones grew smarter and smarter until they’d become capable enough that we could fulfil most of our computing needs on these pocket-sized devices. The onset of powerful third-party apps spurred that …

Arthur could deliver dangerous rip currents to North Carolina

Arthur was holding steady as a tropical storm, not quite rising to the hurricane moniker Wednesday night. But it is poised to cause some holiday travel havoc.<p>At 11 p.m. Wednesday, its maximum sustained winds were 70 mph, 3 mph shy of the hurricane category, the National Weather Service said.<p>Arthur, …

Boko Haram carnage making Nigeria break-up less likely: Soyinka

ABEOKUTA Nigeria (Reuters) - Nigeria is suffering greater carnage at the hands of Islamist group Boko Haram than it did during a secessionist civil war, yet this has ironically made the country’s break-up less likely, Nigerian Nobel Literature Laureate Wole Soyinka said.<p>Nigerian Literature Nobel …

Hong Kong protesters lifted kicking and screaming from downtown rally

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hundreds of Hong Kong police forcibly removed kicking and screaming protesters from the Central business district on Wednesday, holdouts of a mass rally demanding greater democracy from Communist Party rulers in Beijing.<p>The pro-democracy march on Tuesday, which organisers said …

President Obama Has World Cup Fever

Washington catches World Cup fever! CNN's John King has more.