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Karl Marx and Das Kapital

Karl Marx (1818 – 1883)<p>On May 5, 1818, German philosopher and revolutionary socialist <b>Karl Marx</b> was born in Trier, Germany. He is best known for his …

100 years on, is this Einstein’s greatest gift to human understanding? | Paul Davies

The detection of gravitational waves will open up a new spectrum of the universe – finally demonstrating a theory presented a century ago<p>History may judge 2015 as the year when mankind opened up a completely new window on the universe, exactly a century after Albert Einstein laid the scientific …

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Courts Block Texas, Wisconsin Voter ID Laws

A federal court struck down Texas’ voter ID law on Thursday, comparing it to historical attempts by some southern states to prevent African-Americans …

ESL Extra Homework Worksheet

Greg Strandberg<p>From 2008 to 2013 I was an ESL teacher in Shenzhen, China. I've worked in public schools, training centers, and one-on-one as a …

Unintended Toy Design Consequences: Extreme Barbie Jeep Racing

The Power Wheels Barbie Jammin' Jeep is a battery-powered toy car that two children can ride in. Though the exterior is plastic, the $250 thing …

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A MacBook and a few parts from eBay allow hobbyists to take control of an abandoned NASA spacecraft

A MacBook, a flatscreen monitor rescued from a dumpster, a few parts bought on eBay and an abandoned McDonalds as a base may seem a reasonable basis for a hobbyist electronics project of some kind – but taking control of an abandoned NASA spacecraft might feel a little ambitious. Not so, says a …

The Mental Shift That Can Help You Make Peace with Your Quirks

Recently, a friend asked me if I'd ever been to Israel. Before I could even open my mouth, she added slyly, "Oh, that's right. You can't get on a …

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Erika’s Bogotá

Nat Geo Student Expeditions leader <b>Erika Skogg</b> is a photographer, writer, and educator with a passion for travel. After braving the frozen tundra of Wisconsin in her youth, Erika made the move to sunny Bogotá, <b></b>where she has been working as a media producer for Off Bound Adventures and writing for the …

Randy Pausch Last Lecture: Achieving Your Childhood Dreams

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Our new robot overlords: The terrifying uncertainty of our high-tech future

<b>(Ociacia, MaraZe via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>Are computers taking our jobs?<p>Scientific American<p>July 23, 2014 11:30am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Last fall economist Carl Benedikt Frey and information engineer Michael A. Osborne, both at the University of Oxford, …

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동화특공대 for kakao - 디펜스 퍼즐 RPG 개척

동화특공대는 FM스튜디오의 신작 디펜스 퍼즐 RPG 게임입니다.<p>동화속 주인공들이 케릭터로 등장한다는 것이 기대되기도 하고<p>디펜스 퍼즐 RPG라는 장르가 궁금하기도 해서 개인적으로 기다리고 있던 게임이기도 하죠.<p>동화특공대는 기본적으로 매칭 퍼즐 게임입니다.<p>3개가 아닌 …

동양판타지 느낌의 액션디펜스게임 '홍길동이간다' 출시후 카카오1위등극!

동양판타지 느낌의 액션디펜스게임 '홍길동이간다' 출시후 카카오1위등극!<p>요즘 홍길동이간다가 카카오게임하기 1위에 등극하고나서부터 큰 인기를 끌고 있다고합니다.<p>이전의 디펜스 게임들과는 다른 차원의 재미가 있어서 다소 플레이를 해봤습니다<p>짧게 후기를 남기면 자신의 기본 …

Electric scooter, urban accessory

City centres of the near future may become little less congested if machines like the Urb-e electric scooter take hold.<p>Not intended to displace the family car, the Urb-e is billed by its maker, US-based upstart EgoLogical Mobility systems, as a “last mile” solution – a brisk alternative to hoofing …

10 Free Android Apps Everyone Should Download

Every time I get a new Android smartphone or tablet, I install certain apps right away, before I even really start to play with the device — apps I …

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iOS 8: will Apple's new Message leave users confused?

Apple is taking a calculated risk with its iOS 8 software, due in autumn. It's tweaking the Messages app, normally used to send text messages, with pictures or videos attached if you want, so that it can also send short voice snippets.<p>Not only that; it's building in Snapchat-like or WhatsApp-like …

Mary Meeker's Internet Trends Report 2014 is Live on Flipboard

Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends Report 2014 is Live on Flipboard<p>Inside Flipboard / May 28, 2014<p>There are few things that get the tech and business …

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Free ESL Warmers & Ice-Breakers

If you want a good ESL class you need to get the students doing something right away.<p>When I was a teacher I’d usually do a 5 to 10 minute warm-up, …