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Thousands flee Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine – in pictures

More than 2,000 people have been evacuated from the town of Debaltseve, an army stronghold that has been under attack from pro-Russian separatists this week. Those who remain lack food, water and basic medical supplies

Russia

You can now rip books to your Kindle, but you won't want to

One of iTunes' earliest slogans was "Rip, Mix, Burn," encouraging us to digitize our CD collections and recording custom playlists that were about as third as romantic as a mixtape. At some point, you've probably wished that you could do the same for your book collection, probably because you …

Jeff Bezos

Drones, AK-47s and grenades: Afghan war rugs

Afghan weavers have been incorporating contemporary images of war into their rugs since 1979, when Soviet forces occupied major areas of the country. Following 9/11 and the invasion of Afghanistan, helicopters, hand grenades, and even predator drones have begun to feature in the intricate designs. …

War

Amazon, Google and Microsoft escape Adblock Plus, for a price

It's long been rumored that Google, among other companies, has been paying Adblock Plus in order to get through its filters. Now, <i>Financial Times</i> says that it's not only Google that's been paying the ad-blocking service to be part of its whitelisted websites, but also Microsoft, Amazon and ad …

Digital Advertising

Eero Wants To Eliminate Wi-Fi Dead Spots In Your Home

Relying on one router to serve up Wi-Fi for your entire house can be frustrating and lead to dead spots. San Francisco-based startup, Eero, thinks it has the answer to that issue and doesn’t rely on irritating Wi-Fi extenders.<p>Rather than using a single router, Eero encourages you to deploy a …

Camping gear, equipment and gadgets

Outdoors Gear

Exploring the Mesa de Anguila

Mesa De Anguila<p>The Mesa de Anguila hike is an extremely challenging hike that requires great route-finding skills. USGS topographic maps of<br>the mesa …

Hiking