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Florida Pot Vote Seen Helping Democrat Become Governor

The pot vote may decide the Florida governor’s race.<p>Democratic operatives are pushing a statewide referendum on medical marijuana that Republican …

20 of the Coolest Tour Experiences Around the World

Many people equate the word "tours" with the typical big bus excursions led by flag-toting guides that seen at every major tourist attraction around the world. But not all tours are the same. For those who want them, hop-on, hop-off and big bus tours are a great way to see a city quickly, but for …

Google, Samsung and others agree to anti-theft remote kill-switch

Most smartphones will have the ability for users to remotely wipe and lock them down in case they’re stolen after July 2015 thanks to a new industry initiative.<p>Google, HTC, Motorola, and Samsung joined the top five U.S. carriers and other companies like Apple, Microsoft, Huawei, and Nokia in …

Android News

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Ten of the world’s toughest bike rides

Cycling’s toughest competitors will line up their bikes in the Corsican town of Porto-Vecchio on 29 June for the centenary edition of the Tour de France. Three weeks of extreme climbs and lightning-fast time trials await. So if their exploits leave you feeling inspired, why not try one of these …

More French Troops Head to Central African Republic

More French troops are being deployed to the conflict-riddled Central African Republic in response to a rising sectarian clash, according to French …

Why This Company Is Crowdsourcing, Gamifying The World’s Most Difficult Problems

McKinsey shouldn’t close up shop just yet. But if Wikistrat has its way, the future of geopolitical analysis will belong to the crowd.<p>The biggest consultancy firms–the McKinseys and Janeses of the world–make many millions of dollars predicting the future and writing what-if reports for clients. …

26 Ways to Engage Your Fans on Facebook

Shares 10K<p>Are you looking for new ways to engage your Facebook fans?<p>Do your current Facebook engagement tactics need a little more oomph?<p>With the …

Marketing

Argentina Photos

See photos of Argentina (including Buenos Aires, the Pampas, gauchos, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

Travel Photography

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Business (Canada)

Could we harness power from black holes?

It might seem like an absurd idea, but physicists have long pondered whether black holes could one day be tapped for energy, says Phil Ball. But how possible is it?<p>Imagine the scene: highly advanced civilisations get enormous amounts of energy from black holes, be it extracting it from collapsed …

Physics

Villa Kogelhof by Architecture Bureau Paul de Ruiter

Villa Kogelhof.<p>The Dutch architecture bureau Paul de Ruiter has designed this puristic and modern house called “Villa Kogelhof”. But not only the …

Facebook News Feed Updates: This Week in Social Media

Shares 2K<p>Welcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news. To help you <b>stay up to date with social media</b>, here are some of the news …

Business Development

The Recommender: Lori Hoffman, The Dancing Queen

<b>Name:</b> Lori Hoffman <b><br>Role at Fast Company:</b> Managing Editor <b><br>Twitter:</b> @ly_hoffman <b><br>Titillating Fact:</b> When Lori was 10 years old, she won a dance contest at a preteen hangout called Club Soda in her hometown of Wappingers Falls, NY. “It was one of those contests where the judges would tap you on the …

Things Fall Apart: Mandela’s Sad Legacy of Successors

On the edge of the village of Mvezo in South Africa’s Eastern Cape, on the spur of a hill looking out over a bend in the Mbashe River, there used to …

Obama’s Glass-Half-Empty Attitude About Iran Nuclear Deal

President Barack Obama said he thinks there’s no more than a 50% chance of striking a comprehensive deal with Iran over its nuclear weapon program, …

Heaven's Gate

(Michael Cimino, 1980; Second Sight, 15)<p>This important double-disc set contains two essential films. This is the first time Michael Cimino's epic 216-minute western has been available for domestic viewing in Britain. The second disc contains a shortened version of Michael Epstein's documentary …

Traveler Tips and Articles - Traveler Tips and ArticlesTraveler Tips and Articles

<b>Steve Waters</b> Lonely Planet author<p>Leave the bright lights and tourist delights of Esfahan and Shiraz far behind to track down these astonishing millennia-old relics among the dusty wilds of ancient Persia. From snow-tipped northern crags to scorching southern deserts, you’ll traverse eroded volcanic …

Tre Mason rips Missouri, SEC record, to lead Auburn to SEC championship

No. 3 Auburn (12-1, 8-1 SEC) running back <b>Tre Mason</b> was unstoppable. You know the expression “You can’t stop him, you can only hope to contain him?” …