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Hackers Hit Mt. Gox Exchange's CEO, Claim To Publish Evidence Of Fraud

The Bitcoin community has been angrily pressing for details on what the Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has described as a massive hacker attack that stole hundreds of millions of dollars worth of its users’ bitcoins and left the company bankrupt. Mt. Gox’s staff isn’t talking. So another group of hackers …

Stolen Passports Used For Malaysia Flight, Interpol Confirms

Interpol says that "at least two passports" used to board the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 were listed in its Stolen and Lost Travel Documents database. And matching up with what's been reported earlier, the agency identified them as being Austrian and Italian documents.<p>The agency says …

The ballad of “Bitcoin Jesus”: The tech millionaire who fears for his life

Roger Ver made a killing by investing early in the techno-currency — and now he’s on the run<p>I have sworn not to write the name of the island where Roger Ver is currently residing, the reason being that he fears for his life.<p>It is the second time we have spoken in four weeks, and this time his …

'Cosmos' review: making science cool again

Whether he’s discussing NASA’s impact on our cultural psyche or emailing James Cameron about the night sky, Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson has a remarkably consistent message: our future depends on a passionate embrace of science, and for that to happen, science needs to be cool. It should come as no …

The Sacrificial Landscape of True Detective

We can't restore nature, but we can offer refuge.<p><i>True Detective</i> is a compelling show. People love the acting and are thrilled by the mystery. No arguments there. But two recent interviews with people who worked on it highlight another reason the show works: the petrochemical landscape of …

Neil Young's high-fidelity iPod competitor will cost $399

The age of the iPod might be over, but music artist Neil Young doesn't believe portable media players are dead. On March 15th, he'll offer pre-orders on Kickstarter for the PonoPlayer, a $399 triangular digital music player designed to sound worlds better. The company describes the sound as "studio …

Old Age in the New Age of Beauty

Murmurs can be heard rumbling through social media fibers around the world as 64-year-old actress, Jessica Lange, becomes the new face of Marc Jacobs …

U2 Offer Free Downloads of New Track 'Invisible' to Help Fight AIDS

Today, U2 made their new song "Invisible" available as a free download on iTunes. But, in a way, the song is even better than free: Bank of America …

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Timeless Portrait Photography Tips by Wayne Radford

TIMELESS PORTRAITS is a supplement to NATURAL LIGHT PORTRAITURE and contains more images of recommended setups and diagrams that will help you create …

Photographer and Canyoneer Explores the Grand Canyon National Park, Captures Breathtaking Views

Dan Ransom is a multi-talented artist in both film and photography, and is passionate canyoneer who works out of Salt Lake City, Utah. Ransom is …

Stunning Landscape and Human Interest Photos from Around the World

Thailand-based photographer Weerapong Chaipuck captures stunning landscape and human interest photos from around the world while on his travels after …

Wellcome image awards 2014: life in extreme close-up - in pictures

Beautiful, strange and occasionally alarming pictures from the shortlist for this year’s Wellcome image awards – which celebrate the very best in science photography and imaging – from an x-ray of a bat to a micrograph of a kidney stone. The exhibition opens on 12 March at three science centres and …

Malware Disguised as Night Vision Camera App Empties Your Wallet

With 98% of mobile malware being directed towards the Android operating system, it’s no surprise that the Google Play Store contains more than a few …

The Week in Review: Diving into Davos

Inside Flipboard / January 24, 2014<p>In the world of business conferences, it doesn’t get any more global than the annual World Economic Forum, in …

Flipboard Acquires Zite

Inside Flipboard / March 5, 2014<p>Today we’re thrilled to welcome the Zite team to Flipboard and to announce our partnership with CNN. As a news-loving …

Bring on the rocket cats! Bizarre 16th-century artillery manual shows illustration of jet pack weaponry http://natpo.st/1mYGdig

Canadian photojournalist killed in Syrian air strike: Ali Moustafa wanted to ‘cover war first hand,’ sister says http://ow.ly/uoU50

Between 1981 and 2012, the unionization rate declined from 38% to 30%, but most of the decline took place in the 1980s and the 1990s. Among women, the unionization rate remained stable at around 30%, but the rate among men declined from 42% to 29% over the period. Find out more by reading this short analysis from the "Insights on Canadian Society" publication: http://ow.ly/rcd7h

Young women who attend university are less likely than young men to choose a program in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and computer science (STEM) - even among those who have higher mathematical abilities in high school. Find out more by reading our new article from the "Insights on Canadian Society" publication! http://ow.ly/rSMA8

Canadian consumers push e‑commerce to new highs — Canada Business Network

<i>This guest blog post is provided by Statistics Canada who is responsible for producing statistics that help Canadians better understand their country</i> …

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That Awkward Moment When Bill Gates Discovers Jimmy Fallon Uses A Mac [Video]

Last night Bill Gates jumped onstage at Late Night with Jimmy Fallon to talk about how he’s curing the world of polio as well as the next big tech ideas – weirdly there was no mention of an iWatch. What begins as a gushing interview takes an awkward turn when the former King of Windows starts eying …

Snowden Holds Live Q&A on NSA, Obama’s Reforms, and Whether He’d Return to U.S.

<b>Edward Snowden</b> held a live Q&A on Thursday, and took on recent NSA news, his reactions to what <b>President Obama</b> has said publicly about the NSA, and …

Building the ultimate paper airplane, one manila folder at a time

Luca Iaconi-Stewart is building a paper airplane unlike anything you've ever seen before — and it's taking him years to get it just right. He's building a 1:60 scale model of a Boeing 777, one so detailed even the tiny chairs and bathrooms look real. There are even miniature meal carts. He starts …

Damon Albarn - Everyday Robots (Official Video)

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