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Nigeria abductions: How do you negotiate with Boko Haram?

<b>Can - and should - a deal be done with Boko Haram, the militant Islamist group in northern Nigeria that kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls in April?</b><p>Their leader initially announced he would sell the girls into slavery and then offered to trade some of them for militants held in government …

Chrome For Android & iOS Promises To Reduce Your Data Usage By 50%

Thanks to the release of Chrome 32 for Android and iOS, users of Google’s mobile OS will have the option of reducing their browser’s data usage by up …

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Google still best company to work for, says Fortune

Google is once again the best company to work for in the United States, at least according to Fortune.<p>The magazine's 2014 list of its 100 favorite employers placed Google on top for the third year in a row after leaping ahead of software developer SAS in 2012. The companies are ranked based on how …

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Qubole is offering Facebook’s Presto query engine as a service

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Qubole, the cloud-based Hadoop service launched by Hive creators Ashish Thusoo and Joydeep Sen Sarma in 2012, is now offering …

The Week in Review: Flip to the Year Ahead

Inside Flipboard / December 27, 2013<p>In Japan, where I was born and raised, New Year’s is the most important holiday. Planning your resolutions …

Here are Facebook’s 9 top open-source projects from 2013

Facebook and open-source software go together like Jay-Z and Beyoncé — you just can’t have one without the other.<p>And if Blue Ivy is the product of the latter union, then we must draw parallels between that royal child and Facebook’s React, Rebound, HipHop, and other open-source babies.<p>As Facebook …

Articles about 5 unique houses austin texas on Dwell.com - Dwell

An Austin firm creates a home for a family in the Texas capital that sits among the trees.<p>Architect J.C. Schmeil of Merzbau Design Collective recently completed this 4-bedroom, 4-bath house on Lake Austin in Texas,...<p>Austin is a rapidly growing city. In March, the U.S. Census Bureau ranked Austin …

How Google Uses Data to Build a Better Worker

For the search and advertising juggernaut, human resources is more than human<p>“I have charts and graphs to back me up. So f*** off.”<p>Not the mantra you’d expect from your typical human resources representative. But every new hire for Google’s People Analytics department, part of the company’s HR …

15 Dream Hostels From Around The World

Who would have thought shared rooms with strangers could be made so unbelievably awesome?

Valve unveils the Steam Controller

A gamepad designed to work with the entire Steam library<p>Today Valve revealed details for its very own gamepad — the Steam Controller, designed to work with the company's Steam Box console. The device features two circular, clickable trackpads with a touchscreen in the middle. "Driven by the …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

Big Data, Apple Driving Industry's Biggest Salaries

Enterprises may still not know exactly what value they expect to glean from Big Data, but that hasn’t stopped them from spending big money on Big Data skills like Hadoop and NoSQL. According to a 2013 Dice Tech Salary Survey, Hadoop and NoSQL skills, the two mainstays of Big Data projects, are …

The Most Astounding Aerial Photography Ever Seen

1 of 40<p>Fort Bourtange in the Netherlands.<p>2 of 40<p>Glacial river, Iceland.<p>3 of 40<p>Over 2 million pilgrims occupy this make-shift tent city outside of …

Must-See Freaky Faces Made From Designer Clothes

When it comes to the majority of our clothes, we wear them, clean them, fold them and store them. And we repeat this cycle until they are too …

Best of Eyewitness - wildlife

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50 Of The Best Dessert Recipes Of All Time

Dig in.<p>When it comes to dessert, the HuffPost Taste editors have got you covered. Between chocolate brownies, homemade ice cream, chocolate chip cookies, layer cakes and fruit pies, we got dessert on our minds all day long. (And this is not an overstatement.) You could even say that we’re somewhat …

‘Scuse Me While I Solve This Immigration Problem

There’s a crippling STEM talent shortage out there, stalking the streets of Silicon Valley; just ask any Valley executive in the choir crying out for immigration reform. But the IEEE, PBS, and Fortune — an odd triumvirate if ever I saw one — disagree, singing back their own united refrain: “The …

8 Simple Ways to Improve Your Photography Skills Starting Today

“Practice makes perfect,” they say. It’s such a clichéd statement — most people probably roll their eyes when they hear it. Me too.<p>But guess what? …

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Stunning Macro Photos of Bees Courtesy of the US Geological Survey

Once in a while we stumble across a great archive of public domain or creative commons imagery that just blows us away. Sometimes it’s historical …

More Hidden Street Art on Railings by Zebrating

Mannheim, Germany-based street art duo known as Zebrating have been leaving their mark across the globe, particularly on railings in public spaces. Their elusive graffiti work offers an entertaining surprise for viewers from specific angles. Their art relies heavily on perspective as each piece of …

How to Make Any Caramel Corn in 5 Steps

<i>Here at Food5, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Take back caramel corn from the state fair. With 5 simple steps and the perfect caramel ratio, you can make</i> …

The Masters of Nature Photography book – in pictures

Wild horses of the Netherlands, red-crowned cranes dancing in the snow, the plight of a tortured chimpanzee and a polar panorama feature in the collection of wildlife images in the book published by the Natural History Museum<p>• Masters of Nature Photography by Rosamund Kidmane Cox - Guardian Bookshop

How to Take Amazing Flower Photos

Flowers are one of my favorite photography subjects. They can’t complain if the photo doesn’t come out right. Flowers also look very different when …

Photoshop King Erik Johansson Uses Photography to Capture Ideas, Not Moments

Erik Johansson, a Swedish photographer and retouch artist, spends countless hours editing his images in Photoshop, adding layer upon layer mask, …

1-click this: Amazon lets you buy real things via any Android app

Your favorite dessert app just surfaced a sure-fire cronut recipe, but your in-laws never returned your trusty mixer. If you got that app via Amazon, though, you may be able to quickly purchase a new appliance within the app while you're still thinking about it.<p>Sorry, it probably can't help you …

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