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17 Google products you've never heard of

Most of us have heard of Google's well-publicized moonshots: Self-driving cars, smart contact lenses, internet-beaming balloons, and more.<p>While those products and services sound amazing, most of us can't use them just yet. But the company actually has a bunch of other ones that are incredibly …

Apps

Sweden has declared war on cash

Back in June, I shared with you the story of how, in 1661, the Scandinavian monarchy became the first country in the world to issue paper money. (It was an unmitigated disaster, by the way.) Now it might be the first to ban it altogether.<p>All across Sweden, cash—the physical kind, not cash in the …

Interest Rates

Blacks are murdered with impunity in US, Malcolm X's grandson says

How to become internet famous for $68

Santiago Swallow may be one of the most famous people no one has heard of.<p>His eyes fume from his Twitter profile: he is Hollywood-handsome with high cheekbones and dirty blond, collar-length hair. Next to his name is one of social media’s most prized possessions, Twitter’s blue “verified account” …

Social Media

Appsify.me lets you create iPhone apps without coding

Apple's App Store is a vibrant and ever-changing beast, but a tough one to crack. Developing a successful app can require years of prior …

Chinese children scale cliff ladders on school commute

Children from a remote village in southern China face a treacherous journey home from school, up 230-foot ladders that stand against a vertical cliff.<p>The children, who go to school 30 miles away from their remote village in Sangzhi County, Hunan Province rarely have the opportunity to go home.<p>When …

'6,000 killed' in bloodiest month for Syria crisis – Tuesday 2 April

3.51pm BST<p>Summary<p>Here is a summary of today’s key events so far.<p>Syria<p>• <b>Syrian activists reported heavy government shelling and air raids in Damascus</b> …

What time do top CEOs wake up?

Investigating the bedtimes of high achievers in hopes of divining the secret of success sounds a bit like looking to a novelist's desk placement for …