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How Edward Snowden went from loyal NSA contractor to whistleblower

In late December 2001, someone calling themselves TheTrueHOOHA had a question. He was an 18-year-old American male with impressive IT skills and a sharp intelligence. His real identity was unknown. Everyone who posted on Ars Technica, a popular technology website, did so anonymously.<p>TheTrueHOOHA …

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Today (November 18) is the birthday of the German composer Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826). A major figure in the history of German opera, Weber’s …

Music in the Castle of Heaven: A Portrait of Johann Sebastian Bach by John Eliot Gardiner – review

Lovers of Bach have many reasons to be grateful to Sir John Eliot Gardiner. His performances of Bach's cantatas, Passions and motets are of historic importance, combining scholarly insight with virtuosity and blazing commitment. His Bach Cantata Pilgrimage restored this under-performed, …

9 Reasons Why Beer Is Even Better Than You Thought

Happy National Beer Day!<p>In honor of this great and extremely important holiday, we've decided to round up all the reasons why you should love this awesome drink. It turns out that beer has many uses you may have never known of before. Did you know that in many places in Europe people use it to …

The Essential Guide To Writing Amazing, Quite Clickable Email Subject Lines

Your path to a better subject lines: Make them super searchable, readily actionable, and possibly edible.<p>When we talk about how to get better at email, we tend to dwell in the body text, which, as we’ve learned, needs to be clearly purposeful, easy to reply to, and, ideally, no more than five …

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Cleaner Indoor Air: A New Selling Point For Employers in China?

Cleaner indoor air may soon be a selling point for employers in pollution-heavy parts of China like Beijing. That could benefit both domestic and multinational suppliers of air filters and clean equipment, which have traditionally serviced hospitals, laboratories and factories.<p>In April, two air …

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

Ai Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her earlier days as a professional dominatrix. Back then, about 15 years ago, she was Queen Ai, or Queen Love, and she …

Why A Swiss Proposal To Give Every Citizen $2,800 Each Month Is So Radical

Switzerland has a very direct style of democracy. For example, changes to the constitution, or "popular initiatives," can be proposed by members of the public and are voted on if more than 100,000 people sign them. If a majority of voters and cantons (Swiss states) agree, the change can be come law.<p>…

David Byrne: 'The internet will suck all creative content out of the world'

Awhile ago Thom Yorke and the rest of Radiohead got some attention when they pulled their recent record from Spotify. A number of other artists have also been in the news, publicly complaining about streaming music services (Black Keys, Aimee Mann and David Lowery of Camper van Beethoven and …

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US debt: 'Your shutdown is not an 'epic battle', it is bad governance'

The Republican Party has completely lost the public relations war over who was primarily responsible for Washington's latest damaging budget stand-off, writes Peter Foster<p>With cracked voice and snow-white goatee, the veteran of six Second World War naval clashes narrows his eyes towards a distant …

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All Time Favorites<p>We put Shark Tank's bizarre and amazing products to the test<p>4:02<p>The tech 'Back to the Future' predicted for 2015 -- and what it missed<p>5:50<p>Emoji dos and don'ts<p>2:49<p>Super-creepy 3D-printed cape responds to onlookers (Tomorrow Daily 248)<p>7:53<p>Behind-the-scenes of Disneyland's 60th …

Want to play as the famed composer Frederic Chopin? Play Eternal Sonata

I'm a classically trained pianist who practiced almost everyday for 10 years straight, and then taught on weekends for about 8 years after. Not that …

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Superhot: In this FPS, time only moves when you move

As independent gaming development grows, so too are we seeing the proliferation of game jams where developers are tasked with designing a game in a …

How to tackle gaming's lack of racial diversity

The Entertainment Software Association recently launched a scholarship program designed to provide game-development career opportunities to young minority students. In conjunction with African-American and Hispanic organizations, the ESA will offer 20 scholarships to minority students as part of a …

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Imagine... John Lennon

Available on iOS & Android only.<p>Tag<p>This is sensitive<p>Attribute original poster<p>We remove posts that include copyright or trademark infringement. If …

Korben, roi d’internet, logo bébé avec des lunettes en mode thug life

L’ami Jérôme de Nowtech.tv a pu jouer avec les lunettes de réalité virtuelles <b>Oculus Rift</b>, et nous a fait un petit test vidéo. Je ne les ai pas encore …

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