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The Iconic World Cup Image By A Brazil Street Artist That FIFA Doesn't Want You To See

Powerful message as the World Cup nears.<p>The World Cup begins in three weeks, but there is already a powerful image cutting through the excitement and coming pageantry.<p>Brazilian street artist Paulo Ito made the mural above at a school in Pompeia and shared the image on May 10 on Facebook. It has …

Brazil

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The darknet just got its first black market search engine

The network of sites known as the darknet, only accessible through the anonymizing Tor browser, resembles the early internet in many ways — including being difficult to navigate. Most users get around by clicking from link to link, accessing pages like "The Hidden Wiki" that list popular site …

Android device owners, now you can control your desktop from across the room — or the world

Google released its Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android yesterday, enabling the Android crowd to access their Mac or PC from afar. The app is a mobile extension of Chrome’s remote desktop screen-sharing service, which has enabled machine control from Chromebooks and Chrome browsers since it …

Google Glass Could Assist Surgeons

The applications of Google Glass could soon stretch to surgical training following a successful trial by doctors in New York, though privacy issues …

Tactus working to bring physical buttons that rise out of touchscreen

The smartphone industry has come along way in the last few years, and during that time mobile device form factors have evolved quite a bit. While Blackberry still continues to cling on to the physical keyboard approach, finding an Android device with a physical QWERTY keyboard is becoming harder …

Android News

Let’s Just Get Rid of the DEA Already

America's drug cops are determined to keep weed illegal just to maintain their jobs.<p><i>Photo via Flickr user Brett Neilson</i><p>During an April 3 Senate subcommittee meeting on the Drug Enforcement Administration’s budget, Michele Leonhart, the head of the DEA, reaffirmed her commitment to stopping the …

Crime

10 Surprising Things The US Doesn't Lead The World In

While most of us in the United States like to think of our country as a world leader, there are many ways to define that term. And when it comes down …

Four Years of Austerity in 40 Pictures

Dimitris Michalakis' series depicts the social impact of austerity in Greece, and serves as a snapshot into almost half a decade dominated by headlines about social polarity, debt, and economic crisis.<p>This coming May will mark four years since the European Commission, the European Central Bank, and …

The Incredible, World-Changing Impact Of Vaccines

Unsubstantiated fear about vaccines has led to increased rates of unvaccinated children in some surprising corners of the United States, like exclusive New York City private schools.<p>But parents would probably not be so quick to leave their children unvaccinated if they remembered what life was like …

Just How Safe Is BASE Jumping From the World Trade Center?

The three men who parachuted off the top of 1 World Trade Center say no one tried to stop them, which means just about anyone can stroll to the roof …

51% of March Madness Fans Follow the Tournament at Work

The National Collegiate Athletic Association can't put March Madness on hold when people have to go to work, so fans are getting creative with mobile …

Grapefruit Could Be Seriously Messing with Your Meds

Grapefruit, the breakfast staple of the masses, greatly affects the absorption of medication and could lead to a fatal overdose. Since I, myself, am among the 70 percent of Americans who take some form of prescription medication, I talked to a doctor...<p><i>Image via</i><p>Over the past few months, there has …

Everything You Didn't Know You Wanted to Know About Abortion

You already know how babies are made, but at Vienna's Museum for Contraception and Abortion you can learn how people over the centuries have stopped them from being made.<p><i>Founded in 2007, the Museum for Contraception and Abortion, in Vienna, Austria, is the world's most thorough collection of the</i> …

The internet is fucked (but we can fix it)

(but we can fix it)<p>Here’s a simple truth: the internet has radically changed the world. Over the course of the past 20 years, the idea of networking all the world’s computers has gone from a research science pipe dream to a necessary condition of economic and social development, from government and …

BlackBerry CEO says he'd sell firm's message service for $19 billion

Following Facebook's acquisition of messaging service WhatsApp last week for $19 billion, BlackBerry CEO John Chen said he would not hesitate to sell his company's messaging service for that much money.<p>"I work for the shareholder. Standard answer. If somebody comes to me with $19 billion, I would …

Google Glass

Ryanair to fly passengers to US for under £10

Michael O'Leary admits that passengers would pay extra for everything from meals to baggage<p>Ryanair will offer flights to the US for less than £10 when it eventually buys the long-haul aircraft it needs.<p>Michael O’Leary, the airline’s chief executive, told the Irish Hotels Federation conference in …

Aviation

Road to Domination: Tesla Is Totally Killing It Right Now

Tesla Motors’ stock has catapulted up about 20% since Monday after earning the endorsement of a top Wall Street analyst as well as Consumer Reports, …

Ikea’s Amazing RGB Billboard Is One of the Coolest Ads It’s Ever Made

Outdoor ad geeks, here's your latest bit of brilliance, courtesy of Ikea.<p>German ad agency Thjnk and production studio I Made This teamed up to create …

You Can't Handle the Creative

In their 2011 study, "The Bias Against Creativity: Why People Desire But Reject Creative Ideas" by Jennifer Mueller (UPenn Wharton), Shimul Melwani …