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Doctors pulled out rotten teeth instead of helping brain injury man

A man died from a brain haemorrhage after hospital bosses refused to reassign staff brought in to operate on rotten teeth – delaying his treatment by four days.<p>Despite calls from consultant neurosurgeon Dr Roger Hunter for doctors to be diverted from their scheduled weekend list to help treat …

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Lenovo chief shares $3.25 million of bonus with staff

The chief executive of Lenovo Group Ltd., which recently overtook Hewlett-Packard Co. to become the world's largest producer of personal computers, is sharing his annual bonus with his staff.<p>Angela Lee, a spokeswoman in Hong Kong for Lenovo, best known in the U.S. for acquiring IBM Corp.'s ThinkPad …

Human remains believed uncovered in search at Florida boys school

The first of many to die at a Florida reform school infamous for inflicting beatings and abuse is identified in official records only as "Unknown colored boy."<p>Researchers say he died in 1911. But his name, final resting place, and the reason for his early death remain a mystery.<p>He's not alone.<p>The …

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Articles about 7 creative tips small space living on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's November 2015 issue.<p>Living in a large home has a lot of advantages.<p>For aesthetically beautiful minimalist, modern, and sleek design, less really can be more.<p>If you have infants or toddlers in your home—or are about to have a …

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MIT Intervenes In Release Of Aaron Swartz Case Details

MIT attorneys have asked a judge to redact information from documents detailing the investigation into Aaron Swartz -- further delaying a full accounting of the government's case against the late Internet activist.<p>U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly had ordered the Secret Service to release …

DEA reportedly covering up its use of NSA surveillance data to prosecute Americans

Lies and blurred lines may be compromising justice at home<p>Despite assurances from top intelligence officials that the National Security Agency only conducts certain surveillance operations to pursue suspected terrorists, a report from <i>Reuters</i> alleges that a secretive Drug Enforcement Administration …

Edward Snowden is a patriot

Does President Barack Obama think we’re stupid?<p>That’s the only conclusion possible after watching Friday’s bravura performance in which the president announced a set of proposals meant to bring more transparency to the National Security Agency — and claimed he would have done it anyway, even if …

Prosecute James Clapper, Voters In Five State Polls Say

Polls say Americans are concerned about National Security Agency surveillance. According to a progressive group's survey, many want to see a top intelligence official punished for giving Congress inaccurate answers about the NSA's efforts.<p>An internal NSA audit, released Thursday by The Washington …

CIA's Acknowledgment Of Iran Coup Role Is Latest Revelation

The CIA isn't exactly known for its openness. But for a spy agency, it's been a gusher of information over the past week when it comes to old controversies.<p>The CIA has now acknowledged its role in the 1953 coup that deposed Iran's left-leaning Prime Minister Mohammad Mosaddegh. Few Iranians will be …

Ecuador Scraps Plan to Block Rain Forest Oil Drilling

Idea had been hailed as a revolutionary way to combat climate change.<p><b>The decision by Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa to abandon a plan to spare the species-rich Yasuní rain forest in eastern Ecuador from oil development has dashed hopes for what environmentalists had hailed as a historic</b> …

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NSA under renewed fire after report finds it violated its own privacy rules

The NSA serially violated its own restrictions on bulk surveillance, according to a report that puts further pressure on beleaguered intelligence chief James Clapper and strengthens claims by a leading Senate critic that a "culture of misinformation" exists at the agency.<p>The Washington Post …

Beautiful Fine Art Photos of Everyday Dogs

Over the last five years, we've featured our fair share of dog portraits from the hilarious to the heartbreaking. Today, we want to introduce you to Maryland-based fine art photographer Katherine Carver. Her first dog, Biscuit, a rescue Shetland Sheepdog, awakened her desire to photograph dogs in a …

Each Line One Breath: Morphogenetic Freehand Drawings By John Franzen | Colossal

<p>In his series of drawings titled Each Line One Breath, Netherlands-based artist John Franzen creates textured drawings reminiscent of wrinkled …

Function meets beauty in this Brass Stow-Away Capsule by Best Made Co. - The Fox Is Black

Brass can save your life. That’s the function of Best Made Company’s Brass Stow-Away Capsule, which allows you to safely keep matches dry and has a …

Core77 Is an Important Blog for Thought Leaders and You Can Too!

Science has finally proven what we've suspected all along: that <i>you</i>, loyal reader, might just be a highly influential thought leader. According to a …

These Two Twenty-Somethings Want To Make The Computer Mouse Obsolete

Darren Lim, a 20-year-old Thiel Fellow, and Lai Xue, a 21-year-old former engineer at Intel, just officially launched Haptix along with a $100,000 Kickstarter campaign.<p>Haptix turns any surface into a multi-touch surface. All you do is point the image sensor-equipped bar at any flat surface to use …

Google’s CIO on How to Make Your IT Department Great

Running an IT department is hard enough under any circumstances, but imagine doing it at one of the world’s preeminent technology companies. Your customers aren’t haplessly trying to set up their voicemail; they’re experts in technology and expect it to work.<p>In that sense, you might think Ben …

The Rise Of The Renting And Sharing Economy Could Have Catastrophic Ripple Effects

Now, "rent" is becoming the new "own," according to market strategists at ConvergEx Group, who warn that the ripple effects of such a trend could be "catastrophic."<p>"Americans of every demographic are flocking to services like Airbnb, Taskrabbit, and Bag Borrow or Steal for one overwhelming reason: …

Why the US is turning into a subscription-based economy

Rapid changes are taking place in the way people buy things, and companies are reacting accordingly. Increasingly, the US is moving toward a subscription-based economy in which firms will focus less on selling things, and more on gaining recurring customers—a trend seen in companies like Netflix, …

A new Babylon and the rise of the tech tycoon

Advertisement<p>12 Comments<p>Credit: Everett Collection via Shutterstock<p>Sometime soon after the most recent financial crisis that threatened to bring down …

Eight In-Flight Mistakes That Could Ruin Your Trip

Prone to self-sabotage? Even the best-intentioned travelers sometimes undermine their chances of a great vacation. What you do (and don't do) on a plane can make or break the trip to come. Seemingly innocuous activities can set you up for exhaustion, illness, and jet lag -- all total vacation …