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Amazon: Friendly giant or unstoppable bully?

“There’s enough ruthless intrigue in this profile of the machine also known as Amazon,” writes the widely followed Twitter pundit who posts as …

MakerBot Comes To Select Home Depot Stores

Home Depot is redefining the term DIY now that MakerBot printers and scanners are available in some retail locations.<p>As part of a pilot program (pdf link), the 3D printers will be sold and demonstrated in 12 stores throughout California, Illinois and New York. Home Depot started selling the …

Cydia’s creator to jailbreakers: Don’t count on me doing this forever

Ever since the first iPhone was jailbroken, hacker and developer Jay Freeman, aka Saurik, has maintained the Cydia Store as a way for jailbreakers to download, buy and sell their tweaks.<p>Run consistently since February 2008, there have been more than a few challengers over the years — Cydia …

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Now You Can Buy A 3-D Printer At Home Depot

A signal 3-D printing is passing the point of mainstream, Home Depot on Monday began selling MakerBot Replicator printers as part of a pilot project.<p>The test, which spans 12 locations in California, Illinois, and New York, follows Home Depot’s move three months ago to offer MakerBot printers on its …

Build a Backyard Dumpster Pool

<i>This article is part of The GOOD (and ReadyMade) Guide to Slowing Down, from GOOD Issue 18. Read more of the guide here.</i><p><b>For most of us,</b> a swimming …

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The Prince of Wales Hospice - UK Charity Fundraising & Palliative Care

Comments, compliments & complaints<p>We strive to provide the best possible experience for our patients, families, visitors and supporters. As a result, …

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Anne Rice

Anne Rice

Global Wildlife Summit: Fight Against Illegal Ivory Stalled in Thailand

Thailand remains the world’s largest unregulated market for ivory.<p>Many of the countries involved in the illegal trade of elephant ivory have made positive steps toward stemming the crisis—except for Thailand, conservation experts announced this week. (Read "Blood Ivory" in <i>National Geographic</i> …

Anne Rice

On Saturday, July 26th, I'll be signing earlier Vampire Chronicles at San Diego Comic Con, from 3 to 5 p.m. (I apologize for posting the wrong date …

The Real Implications of Detroit’s $500 Houses

Perhaps you’ve heard of the mythical $500 Detroit house. Plagued by years of blight, desolation, and grim economic deterioration, the story goes, …

Anne Rice

Good Morning, People of the Page. We are getting ready to leave New York. It's been a marvelous experience for me --- not only being with the …

Could Rare Bird on Tiny Island Be India's Ecological Canary?

Activists are concerned by new government's lax line on conservation.<p>A little over a month after India's new government came to power, conservationists have begun worrying that the administration may be less than committed to protecting some of the country's environmental treasures.<p>Within days of …

First dengue vaccine 'shows promise'

<b>Scientists say they have developed the world's first vaccine against dengue fever seen to work in large-scale trials.</b><p>Research in the Lancet journal suggests more than 50% of children who are given the vaccine are protected against the disease.<p>Half the world's population are at risk of catching the …

Milky Way’s Most Distant Stars Spotted

Changing Planet<p>A simulated image demonstrates how small the Milky Way would look from the star ULAS J0744+25. Image courtesy Visualization Software: Uniview by SCISS Data: SOHO (ESA & NASA), John Bochanski (Haverford College), and Jackie Faherty (American Museum of Natural History and Carnegie …

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10 Empowering Apps for Social Good

Social Good Apps<p>1. Budge<p>2. Charity Miles<p>3. Donate a Photo<p>4. Feedie<p>5. Get Water! For India<p>6. Instead<p>7. My Life as a Refugee<p>8. Recyclebank<p>9. …

The Best Business Book I’ve Ever Read

Not long after I first met Warren Buffett back in 1991, I asked him to recommend his favorite book about business. He didn’t miss a beat: “It’s</i> …

More Big Whales in Ocean Could Mean More Fish, Scientists Find

New study reveals how scientists and fisheries managers underestimated the massive mammals.<p>Scientists and fisheries managers have long underestimated the valuable role large whales play in healthy ocean ecosystems, a new study suggests. And, scientists add, those commercial fishermen who complain …

Positive In, Positive Out: How a USC Alumna is Coping with Lymphoma

<i>This post is from MSW@USC. We think they have an important message to share.</i><p>Coast Guard Reserves member Cassie Sulfridge, 28, had just graduated from …