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We Could Be Living On The Moon In 10 Years Or Less

And it wouldn't actually be that expensive, thanks to robots, 3D printing, and SpaceX<p>"You are here to help humanity become a spacefaring species."<p>So said the opening line of a brochure for a workshop that took place in August 2014. It was a meeting of some of the greatest scientists and …

Space Science

8 mobile apps to make real money

Times are rough and everyone can use a couple of extra bucks for the holidays.<p>Fear not though, tech has come to save you (sort of, provided you don’t need any <i>serious</i> cash) with apps that let you earn real money from an Android or iOS device.<p>There’s certainly no shortage to choose from, but many …

Apps

A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

Bad weather, border closures add to plight of migrants in Balkans | Reuters

RIGONCI, Slovenia (Reuters) - Refugees from Asian wars crossed into Slovenia from Croatia on Wednesday as border closures elsewhere forced them to find new routes to rich European countries and concern grew over the plight of those stranded in wet, freezing weather.<p>On the Croatian-Serbian border, …

North Africa

Human rights group brings legal action against government over drone strike

Rights Watch (UK) begins proceedings to force government to reveal legal advice given over attack which killed two British Isis fighters in Syria<p>A human rights group has begun legal action to force the government to reveal the advice it received from lawyers justifying the killing of British …

Human Rights

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of August 17, 2015)

The Daily Edition was filled with diverse stories this week, from the Ashley Madison hack, to the FDA‘s approval of “Female Viagra” and an increased spotlight on immigration. Read our top picks from the week that was.<p>1. 7 things we’ve learned from the Ashley Madison leak – MarketWatch, Priya</b> …

Top 10

Questions about Malaysian prime minister don't stop at Flight 370

Would a government manipulate news of a devastating plane crash in an attempt to save its political skin?<p>No one is directly accusing Malaysia of doing that. But Prime Minister<p>Najib Razak’s crisis-plagued government’s controversial utterances about the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 crash …

Airplanes

ISIS Comes to Russia

Defectors from a homegrown jihadi insurgency in the Caucasus are now on Team Caliphate. Here’s what that means.<p>At the same time that bombs rain down …

Russia

Remix Mini is an Android-powered desktop for just $20

Back in January we first learned about the Jide Ultra Remix tablet, a new Android device designed with productivity in mind. Shortly after this, the startup launched a Kickstarter campaign pricing the Tegra 4-powered device at just $39. The catch was that early backers would get a significant …

Android News

Keyssa’s “kiss connectivity” technology could make cords obsolete

A lot of time is often spent debating what the next big breakthrough in smartphones and computing will be, and while some ideas are certainly bold and ambitious, the fact remains that “breakthrough” technology often comes in the forms of “faster,” “bigger,” or “more power efficient” (i.e …

Gear & Gadgets