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50 Captivating Photos Of Girls Going To School Around The World

Globally, <b>65 million girls</b> are not in school. Of the 774 million people who are illiterate around the world, <b>two-thirds are women</b>. There are <b>33 million fewer girls in primary school</b> than boys.<p>Why does this matter? Research shows that educating girls can save <i>millions</i> of lives, including the lives of …

South Korea

The First Google Self-Driving Car Accident Makes The Case For V2V Communications

Over the past several years of testing, Google’s fleet of autonomous vehicles have been involved in a number of minor accidents, but up until now all of them were caused by human driven vehicles running into Google’s machines. That has now changed as an autonomous Lexus RX450h slowly ran into the …

Autonomous Cars

What severe turbulence looks like inside an airplane

An hour into their trip from Tokyo to Auckland on an Air New Zealand airplane, passengers aboard this flight experienced severe turbulence, the kind …

Air New Zealand

So THAT'S Why Airplane Windows Are Round

If you're a seasoned traveler, then you may recall a time when square-shaped airplane windows were the norm.<p>But nowadays, plane windows are round. And it turns out there's a VERY important reason for the change.<p>As airplane models became more modern and capable of flying at higher altitudes, the …

Travel
Tech Trends

Is 2016 (finally) the year of IT disruption?

Oracle's Chief Communications Officer wrote CIO and IT predictions for 2016. His points are valid, but is IT ready to embrace the inevitable?<p>We all …

Innovation
Apps

Here’s what’s coming in Windows 10 build 11099

Microsoft has launched the new Insider Preview for the upcoming 11099 build for Windows 10, giving us our first real look at what we can expect in …

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