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A 3-D Printer That Uses the Sun to Create Glass Objects Out of Sand

Marcus Kayser's Solar Sinter project turns the desert's resources into bowls<p>When design student Markus Kayser wanted to test his sun-powered, sand-fed 3-D printer, he knew the gray skies outside his London apartment wouldn't do. So he shipped the 200-plus-pound contraption to Cairo, Egypt, flew …

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Week in Photos: December 7, 2013

From anti-government protests in Kiev and Bangkok to second dog Sunny knocking over a toddler at the White House, a look at the most striking images …

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Top 10 Predictions for Technology in 2014

Microsoft may get its mojo back, smartphones will get cheap, and we’re about to enter the Year of Encryption. A look at what to expect in telecom and …

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What Nelson Mandela taught us about leadership

Nelson Mandela will be remembered not only for his unrelenting pursuit of racial equality but also his fearless leadership. His guidance led a divided country into an era of racial peace and economic prosperity. The Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, in a public statement, acknowledged Mandela’s …

South Africa

Here's The Infamous 1962 Document Committing Mandela To Prison

Former South African president Nelson Mandela died today at the age of 95.<p>Mandela led an incredible life, which included a 27-year incarceration.<p>This is the document that committed Mandela to prison on a sabotage conviction for a string of bombings on government buildings, perpetrated by the …

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Inside The Tiny Prison Cell That Held Nelson Mandela For Nearly 20 Years

Former South African President Nelson Mandela died today at the age of 95, after succumbing to a long battle with a lung infection.<p>He served as the first black president of South Africa and brought an end to apartheid, but his story of struggle began decades before — when he was arrested and …

South Africa

New Yorker's Stunning Nelson Mandela Tribute Cover

The cover of the New Yorker next week will pay tribute to Former South African President Nelson Mandela, who died on Thursday at 95, the magazine reported.<p>See the cover below:<p>The cover is entitled, “Madiba,” Mandela's tribal name, and is the artwork of author and artist Kadir Nelson. Nelson, who …

Nelson Mandela death: Aids campaigner

<b>Though at first muted in his approach to the issues surrounding HIV/Aids, Nelson Mandela eventually became a dedicated and extremely effective advocate for a more vigorous approach to the disease.</b><p>When Mr Mandela was released from prison in February 1990, HIV/Aids had yet to make its full impact on …

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Nelson Mandela in Pictures on Flipboard

By Mike Street | Photos from around the world capturing the life of Nelson Mandela.<p>"You emerged from the darkness as a light. Your example was a …

Barack Obama Marks 'Fierce Dignity and Unbending Will' of Nelson Mandela

President Obama tonight offered a deeply personal reflection on the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela, a man he described as "one of the most …

Times Minute 12/6/13 | Reaction to Death of Nelson Mandela | The New York Times

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Desmond Tutu on Nelson Mandela: 'Prison became a crucible'

The most fitting memorial to Nelson Mandela is to make a success of what he helped to establish, writes the archbishop and human rights activist<p>• All the latest reaction to Nelson Mandela's death<p>For 27 years, I knew Nelson Mandela by reputation only. I had seen him once, in the early 1950s, when he …

12 Little-Known Facts That Show the True Greatness of Mandela

<b>1. He's responsible</b> for this incredible story, told to PBS by his former lawyer George Bizos.<p>"As a matter of practice, the warders offered tea and sandwiches to lawyers that went there. Beautifully served. Usually they would bring a teapot and a little tray cloth from their home, judging by the …

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LISTEN: Two Mandela Speeches That Made History

<b>Listen · 2:28</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b><p>There were two speeches Nelson Mandela delivered that changed the course of history and cemented his legacy as one of the most revered leaders of our time.<p>The first happened in 1964, when Mandela was put on trial for sabotage and conspiracy to overthrow the …

Idris Elba: 'What An Honor It Was To Step Into The Shoes Of Nelson Mandela'

Idris Elba is the most recent actor to portay Nelson Mandela, and the "Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom" star released a statement following the South African leader's death on Thursday at the age of 95:<p>What an honor it was to step into the shoes of Nelson Mandela and portray a man who defied odds, …

7 Nelson Mandela Quotes You Probably Won't See In The U.S. Media

The former South African president, who died Thursday, was a revolutionary and a deep skeptic of American power.<p><b>"If there is a country that has committed unspeakable atrocities in the world, it is the United States of America. They don't care for human beings."</b><p><b>"Israel should withdraw from all the</b> …

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Nelson Mandela’s Life and Times in Photographs

The civil rights leader who rose from rural, apartheid-era South Africa to become country's first black President, died Thursday.

Anger at the Heart of Nelson Mandela’s Violent Struggle

The future president of South Africa once considered guerilla warfare and terrorism to overturn Apartheid. Imprisoned for so long, his anger mellowed.<p>…

Why the left-leaning Nelson Mandela was such a champion of free markets

One often overlooked aspect of Nelson Mandela’s legacy is South Africa’s economy. Parallel to everything amazing the man is connected to—freeing the country from the shackles of apartheid, subordinating retribution in favor of peace and reconciliation, and unifying a volatile nation at risk of …

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