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Study Finds Line Is Censoring Politically-Sensitive Words In China

The University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab has just released a study on how messaging service Line is systematically censoring politically-sensitive keywords in China on its dedicated Chinese-language app Lianwo.<p>In May, we reported that Line was preparing the groundwork for such censorship, with a …

Aeromobil 2.5 Flying Car Is 0.5 Steps Closer to a Consumer-Ready Flying Car

Following its debut at SAE Aerotech about a month ago, the Aeromobil 2.5 has been getting a bit of attention from the likes of <i>Flying</i> and Drive (video …

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Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 1 on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from …

Barack Obama On Immigration Reform: 'Let's Go Get It Done'

WASHINGTON -- As House Republicans pursue smaller-scale immigration reform that could leave out a new path to citizenship entirely, President Barack Obama attempted on Thursday to rally the troops in support of a comprehensive approach that he says can still be passed by the end of the year.<p>"There …

Bank of America Is Slashing 3,000 Mortgage Jobs This Quarter

The cuts come as the bank is experiencing a drop in refinancing and its delinquent loan portfolio.<p>The employees that are being cut were brought on to deal with the high volume of delinquent loans BofA was saddled with from its acquisition of the failing sub-prime loan originator, Countrywide …

Retailers worry that delayed tax refunds could keep wallets closed

It's bad news for retailers and consumers: Those big tax refunds they're counting on to boost sales and pad bank accounts are going to take a little longer.<p>Due to the government shutdown, the IRS will delay the start of the tax filing season by one to two weeks. The original start date of Jan. 21 …

China trying to stop patients from killing doctors

China plans to beef up security in its hospitals to prevent the deaths of doctors and nurses in attacks by patients' relatives who become violent in their anger over the cost and quality of care.<p>BEIJING – China plans to beef up security in its hospitals to prevent the deaths of doctors and nurses …

Washington Named Bike-Friendliest State

The League of American Bicyclists, a 133-year-old bicycle advocacy non-profit, named Washington the most bike-friendly state in the U.S. in its Bicycle Friendly Community awards report, released on Octover 15. This biannual evaluation ranks states and cities based on a myriad of factors including …

Saudi Women Go For A Spin In Latest Challenge To Driving Ban

Activists in Saudi Arabia tried once, they tried again and now they're making a third challenge to the kingdom's long-standing ban on female drivers.<p>Some women have recently made short drives, posting videos on social media sites, and many more are planning to get behind the wheel on Saturday.<p>Saudi …

In Almost Every European Country, Bikes Are Outselling New Cars

We know that Europeans love their bicycles — think Amsterdam or Paris. Denmark even has highways specifically for cyclists.<p>Indeed, earlier this month, NPR's Lauren Frayer reported that Spain, which has long had a love affair with cars, is embracing the bicycle: For the first time on record, Lauren …

Are Afghanistan's Schools Doing As Well As Touted?

It's one of the most touted "positive statistics" about Afghanistan: Today, there are 10 million Afghans enrolled in school, 40 percent of them female.<p>Under the Taliban, about 1 million boys and almost no girls were attending schools. Western officials routinely point to the revived education …