Charlie Boden

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China’s internet is better than yours

A new paper shines some light on the “next generation internet” China is building—and it’s far ahead of anything any other country has at the moment. The improvements aren’t just superficial faster broadband fluff either. They are deeply important changes to the very backbone of the system.<p>The …

Oklahoma to allow horses to be slaughtered for meat

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Oklahoma took a step toward allowing livestock owners to slaughter horses for food on Friday when the governor signed a bill that permits the practice, but processing plants must first be authorized by the federal government.<p>Governor Mary Fallin's action legalized the slaughter of …

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Confederate flag coming down in North Carolina. Why?

Raleigh, N.C.<p>A Confederate battle flag hung inside the old North Carolina State Capitol last week to mark the sesquicentennial of the Civil War is …

Cesar Chavez Google doodle on Easter Sunday outrages conservatives online

To many a casual internet surfer it was simply a soft-focused doodle celebrating the life of labour leader and civil rights activist Cesar Chavez.<p>But …

If You Think China's Air Is Bad, You Should See The Water

REUTERS/China Daily The unhealthy smog that settled over Beijing earlier this year, capturing international media attention, is not the only visible sign of China's rapid economic growth and the resulting environmental hazards.<p>Countless rivers and lakes have also been contaminated by nearby …

Chainsaw man caught stealing tusk from Louis XIV elephant in Paris

Visitors to Paris's popular Museum of Natural History this weekend found a key exhibit under wraps after a man broke in and chainsawed a tusk from an …

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Afghan leader Karzai holds Qatar talks 'on Taliban'

<b>Afghan President Hamid Karzai has met the emir of Qatar - for talks that were expected to consider the opening of a Taliban office in the Gulf state.</b><p>Mr Karzai and Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani discussed "issues of mutual interest" in Doha, the state-run QNA news agency said. It gave no …