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As hostilities flare in Crimea, U.S. steps up pressure on Russia - CNN.com

Ukrainian tanks are transported from their base in Perevalne, Crimea, on Wednesday, March 26. After Russian troops seized most of Ukraine's bases in Crimea, interim Ukrainian President Oleksandr Turchynov ordered the withdrawal of armed forces from the peninsula, citing Russian threats to the lives …

How Offshore Wind Farms Could Protect The Coast From Hurricanes

Arrayed in very large numbers, offshore turbines could have a huge secondary upside: Stopping a disastrous storm in its tracks.<p>The United States currently has exactly zero offshore wind turbines, so it may be premature to talk about their “secondary benefits.” Getting a few machines up and running …

Wind Power

FireEye CEO Doesn't See 'Any Limit' To Cybersecurity Firm's Exponential Growth

FireEye has been a Wall Street darling since its hyped IPO last September, when the stock price soared 80% on the first day. Investors have pumped it over 85% higher in 2014, and founder Ashar Aziz reached billionaire status.<p>On Friday, when FireEye executed a new share offering over $1 billion to …

Japan just realized that it’s now the center of the bitcoin universe

Japan has become perhaps the world’s most important locale for bitcoin, the digital currency that was supposed to liberate its users from the tyranny of geography—and its government is playing catch-up.<p>This week the creator of bitcoin has been allegedly unmasked as a Japanese-born Dorian Satoshi …

Bitcoin

Judge Strikes Down FAA's Ban On Commercial Drones

The first major victory in domestic drone court.<p>In the above video, a drone piloted by Austrian Raphael "Trappy" Pirker flew over, and filmed, the University of Virginia's medical school campus. Pirker sold the video to an advertising company, which prompted the Federal Aviation Administration to …

Drones

Darren Aronofsky's Noah faces ban in Muslim countries

Biblical epic has already fallen foul of censors in Qatar, Bahrain and the UAE for directly depicting 'Allah's messenger' Noah<p>Darren Aronofksy's Noah could be banned across large swaths of the Middle East and parts of north Africa for contravening Islamic rules on the depiction of prophets, …

Best Spring Trips 2014

Vibrant spring blooms in the northern hemisphere and dazzling autumn displays in the southern make this the perfect season to get outside and walk, hike, or take a scenic drive. Use our editors' list of 10 best spring trip destinations as the launching pad for an active—and colorful—spring getaway. …

Travel Photography

A Dyson Engineer Explains Why The New Fans Are Even Quieter

Hint: It’s the same reason seashells sound like the ocean.<p>Dyson’s original Air Multiplier, released in 2009, was the first fan to use brand new bladeless technology. Invented almost by chance, the totally novel invention nixed the revolving blades found on standard fans. Instead, airflow came from …

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

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Cocaine