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This $169 Computer Is Designed For The World’s Emerging Middle Class

Your TV screen is your monitor, and an Internet connection isn’t necessary.<p>On a trip to India, entrepreneur Matt Dalio noticed something about the country’s emerging middle class: While many families owned TVs, few could also afford to have a computer. He had an epiphany. Why not make TV screens …

US is becoming less Christian while percentage of non-believers grows

The dominant Christian share of the American population is falling sharply while the number of US adults who do not believe in God or prefer not to identify with any organized religion is growing significantly, according to a new report.<p>The trend is affecting Americans across the country and across …

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Google 'makes people think they are smarter than they are'

Searching the internet for information gives people a ‘widely inaccurate’ view of their own intelligence, Yale psychologists believe<p>Search engines like Google or Yahoo make people think they are smarter than they actually are because they have the world's knowledge at their fingertips, …

The man who's always on the bus

<b>Spending all your nights sleeping on buses seems a grim fate. But that's the existence some people endure, writes Damian Zane.</b><p>Heathrow airport is pretty empty at 2am. One of the few people around is a man waiting for a bus.<p>It's part of his nightly ritual as he seeks shelter on London's network of …

The contagious thought that could kill you

To die, sometimes you need only believe you are ill, and as David Robson discovers, we can unwittingly ‘catch’ such fears, often with terrifying consequences.<p>Beware the scaremongers. Like a witch doctor’s spell, their words might be spreading modern plagues.<p>It’s a consistent phenomenon, but …

Multiple Sclerosis

Rooftop Solar Panels Can Produce All the Electricity You Need. Just Ask This Family.

Solar panels on the roof can do more than just cut your net electricity use; they can <b>bring it all the way down to zero</b>. Here’s one family’s story …

Europe Should Learn Ethiopia’s ‘Islam Lesson’

<i>Originally published by VIE.</i><p>Yet another Christian church was destroyed by Muslims in Ethiopia—this time by local authorities.<p>Heaven’s Light Church, …