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European Central Bank makes emergency funding available to Greek banks

The European Central Bank agreed on Wednesday to raise the emergency funding available to Greek banks to 68.3 billion euros ($78 billion), a slight …

Cary Elwes on The Princess Bride: ‘I know what my epitaph will be’

Since its release in 1987, The Princess Bride has built a devoted following – nowhere more so than in the Freeman household. Hadley Freeman takes her family along to meet its dashing star Cary Elwes<p>Back in 1987, my mother took my little sister Nell and me to see a new movie she’d read something …

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Nendo's Stay-brella stands up unassisted

This umbrella by Japanese studio Nendo has a two-pronged handle that allows it to stand on its own when not in use (+ slideshow).<p>Nendo's Stay-brella …

Aerial Travel Memories Translated into Comfortable Rugs: LANDCARPET by Florian Pucher

There are a lot of creative ways one can bring traveling inside a home. Designer <b>Florian Pucher</b> took memories of his journeys and transferred them …

Is Bernie Sanders really all there is? Lessons from Pat Robertson’s insurgency

<b>Pat Robertson in 1988, Bernie Sanders in 2014 (AP/Peter Southwick/Reuters/Jonathan Ernst)</b><p>If Warren sits 2016 out, an unelectable longshot may be liberals’ only hope. Let’s take a lesson from Pat Robertson<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>October 4, 2014 12:00pm (UTC)<p>With the 2016 elections still two years away, and …

The Week in Review: Why Millennials Matter

Ranging in age from 14 to 34, the millennial generation is a study in contrasts. In spite of their technological savvy, liberal politics and college …

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Moleskine Livescribe Notebooks transfer ideas from paper to screen

Stationery brand Moleskine has created a series of notebooks for use with a Livescribe smartpen to turn notes written on the pages into digital files …

Colossal 3D Printer Designed to Build a Home in 24 Hours

Do you remember our post on the world’s first 3D printed Canal House in Amsterdam? Well, if that project was estimated to be completed in a matter of …

Infographic: Scientists Who Doubt Human-Caused Climate Change

A survey of the past year's papers demonstrates that the science is in on global warming.<p>The next time you hear someone dispute that human activity is destabilizing our climate, remember this pie chart.<p>It represents geochemist James Lawrence Powell's review of 2,258 peer-reviewed scientific …

The dark side of the moon is turquoise, say astronomers

In a demonstration of the power of science to ruin a perfectly respectable work of art, researchers have discovered the colour of the dark side of the moon.<p>Measurements from a telescope in Hawaii mean that pedants may now argue that, technically speaking, if one wanted to be entirely accurate, the …

Obama strikes back at Congress: 'They're focused on trying to mess with me'

President Barack Obama excoriated Congress for being "focused on trying to mess with me," hours after the Republican House approved a stopgap spending measure to continue government operations, but also eliminate funding for "Obamacare."<p>The president angrily lashed out at lawmakers who voted …

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Echoes create an interior map app

Determining a room’s dimensions no longer requires a tape measure. An algorithm that sorts through echoes to develop accurate maps of a room, …

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Should you trust Bitcoin? It depends on what you think the virtual currency is for

There is a future when the City of London <i>really</i> doesn't sleep:<p>Trading still stops on the Stock Exchange at five sharp, but the banker doesn't stop. …

Voters give leeway to snoop

To hear the outrage, you’d think the public was in revolt that the government is reading their email and monitoring their phone calls.<p>In reality, the collective reaction was probably something closer to this: Meh.<p>And it’s probably why President Barack Obama won’t change the program and Republicans …

11 Things You Should Know About Domestic Spying

Yes, this was the week that America's intelligence secrets spilled out: Classified court orders. Top secret Power Point slides. Something called PRISM.<p>It's pretty important stuff, if you can make sense of it.<p>Here's what you need to know.<p>___<p>Q: The past two days have been packed with coverage about …

Who’s Telling The Truth About PRISM? Computer Security Expert Gene Spafford Weighs In [TCTV]

Between the reports this week about that the U.S. National Security Agency has been mining personal user data from some of the world’s biggest Internet players through a project called ‘PRISM’, to the government’s defense of wide scale data collection for security reasons, and finally the outright …

Silicon Valley firms deny giving government broad access to data

The top executives of Google, Facebook and other Silicon Valley firms on Friday fiercely denied they gave intelligence officials broad access to data about their users.<p>The statements sharply contradict the language in a National Security Agency document, cited by The Washington Post and the British …

What an eyeful: the world's most beautiful buildings

Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres...<p>Instead, this is a list showing the variety of architectural beauty across the globe - and pointing you in the direction …

Capitalism and Democracy: Time to Refresh First Principles?

The Aspen Institute was founded in 1950 by Walter Paepcke, the CEO of the Container Corporation of America. He and other leaders of some of America's most successful companies felt that they and their peers needed to have a much better understanding of the moral underpinnings of capitalism and …

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3D printing with the mind: objects from thought by reading small electrical impulses detectable in the brain, thinker thing has just created the first ever 3D printed object whose design was directed from thought alone. more details: http://www.designboom.com/technology/3d-printing-with-the-mind-objects-from-thought-by-thinkerthing/

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Rethink: the way you live by Amanda Talbot. Photos – Mikkel Vang. Published by Murdoch Books.<p>Day after day Kim and I bring you inspirational and …

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Karl Rove’s “Liberal Group” Complaint and the Crossroads GPS Scheme

When it comes to dark money groups, what really separates Crossroads GPS from its liberal counterparts is tens of millions of dollars in FEC-reported …