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College students built this $250,000 home that has a hydroponic farm and indoor greenhouse

A new solar-powered home that grows leafy greens indoors skips most of those steps. The home, created by a team of graduate students from the University of Maryland, features a wall that uses an agricultural technique called hydroponic farming. That means that produce grows in nutrient-rich water …

'A feeble no may mean yes': Indian court overturns rape conviction

An Indian court has overturned a rape conviction against a film director, ruling that a “feeble no” can signal consent, especially in cases where the alleged victim is well-educated.<p>Women’s rights activists said the decision “muddies the water” around consent in a country struggling to curb high …

Judiciary

Mestiza Taqueria: The Shortest Route Between Mexico And The Philippines

Mexico and The Philppines are just over 8,500 miles apart, but Mestiza Taqueria, a new restaurant at the corner of Bryant and Fourth, has managed the …

Curries

This house was 3D-printed in just 24 hours

As we start to 3D-print everything — including houses, of all things — it's pretty impressive that a company built one in just 24 hours.<p>Located in …

The Wells Fargo Scandal Is Now Reaching VW Proportions

I thought it would be a long time before a corporate scandal got bigger and worse than the Volkswagen emissions-cheating mess. I still think that, …

Philippines president Duterte says 'time to say goodbye' to America

On visit to China the leader repeats his denunciation of Barack Obama as a ‘son of a whore’<p>President Rodrigo Duterte met with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping Thursday, state media said, as the Philippines’ leader seeks closer ties with the Asian giant while blasting his US allies.<p>Duterte is in …

Xi Jinping

The app that gives users unlimited free stock trades now has an unbeatable paid tier

The advent of low-fee stock trading platforms like E-Trade brought a rush new money into the market. For better or worse, online self-service equity …

Free stock trade app Robinhood monetizes with $10/month to buy on credit

Robinhood says it will never charge commissions to trade stocks, but the $66 million-funded startup is finally ramping up monetization with the launch of “Robinhood Gold” premium features. For $10 per month, users can skip the three-day waiting period with instant deposits and reinvesting, trade 30 …

Stock Markets

Evernote users vent anger after it cuts free tier and raises prices

CEO says restrictions on free tier of note-taking service and price rises for paying users are to fund improving Evernote in the long term<p>Evernote, the note-taking service, is facing a user backlash after restricting the number of features available to free accounts.<p>The company’s Evernote Basic …

Note-Taking

Drug pusher deaths jump as Philippine leader takes office

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The bodies of dozens of suspected drug peddlers have turned up in the Philippines in recent weeks, providing an eerie …

Nurses in Texas Are Allegedly Quitting, Finding Better Pay at McDonald's

Workers at fast food restaurants across the country continue to strike in favor of higher wages, yet in Texas some healthcare advocates are saying the fast food industry pays better than nursing. It's a wage gap that is reportedly driving nurses out of their profession and into the drive-thru …

Three scientists investigating melting Arctic ice may have been assassinated, professor claims

Cambridge Professor Peter Wadhams suspects the deaths of the three scientists were more than just an ‘extraordinary’ coincidence<p>A Cambridge Professor has made the astonishing claim that three scientists investigating the melting of Arctic ice may have been assassinated within the space of a few …

Child actors faced real weapons during 'chaotic' battle scene shoot

Whistleblower calls in union safety representatives after untrained extras wield dangerous metal props during first day of shooting on sequel Allegiant<p>Union safety representatives were forced to step in after a whistleblower reported the use of “dangerous” metal weapons in a scene involving child …