Megan Mitchell

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Duolingo: The Future of Learning a Language

Every iPad user has that app he or she uses when they have some time to blow. Generally, it’s something that isn’t very constructive. Some entail throwing birds at pigs, while others reading through gigantic amounts of news you’re never going to use. For those of us who want to be more …

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Global authorities on alert over Ebola outbreak

The Peace Corps announced Wednesday that it was temporarily withdrawing its 340 volunteers in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone after two workers were exposed to the Ebola virus.<p>A spokeswoman told CNN and CBS News that the pair were being isolated after coming in contact with an infected patient who …

Spain’s King Juan Carlos faces paternity claim from alleged illegitimate son

A Catalan waiter claims he is the illegitimate son of the abdicated monarch in first legal test for King Juan Carlos<p>A paternity suit against King Juan Carlos of Spain has been lodged with the nation’s Supreme Court by a Catalan waiter who believes he is the illegitimate son of the former monarch.<p>It …

The Trouble with Crowdfunding and Red Flags

Writing about crowdfunding campaigns is a minefield. We don’t cover many, but when we do, we’re very careful to only bring you the highest quality projects. On one recent occasion, we may have missed the mark.<p>There are so many crowdfunding campaigns vying for attention that we reject well over 95 …

What If Minnesota Timberwolves Can't Trade Kevin Love Before the Season Starts?

While it seems like foregone conclusion that Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love will eventually be traded, there's a distinct possibility that the move isn't made in a timely manner.<p>Part of that may have to do with Minnesota being unable to acquire recently signed rookies like Cleveland …

Could Ebola come to the United States? - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- A man boards a plane in Liberia with a slight fever. As the jet nears an airport in New York, his temperature rises; his throat grows sore.<p>It's the flu, he thinks after he lands, but he's wrong. He's caught the deadly Ebola virus.<p>He soon dies of hemorrhagic fever while surrounded by …

Self-Sustaining Floating City is a Modern Day Noah's Ark

This floating city is an innovative concept designed to function as a modern day <i>Noah's Ark</i>. The self-sustaining city was developed by Serbia-based Aleksandar Joksimovic and Jelena Nikolic as a means to support life–from humans and animals to fish, plants, and trees–in the case of an extreme natural …

This Guy Makes Millions Playing Video Games on YouTube

What?!<p>The YouTube personality with the most subscribers isn’t Justin Bieber (8 million) or Rihanna (12.5 million). That honor goes to a 24-year-old Swede named Felix Kjellberg, better known by his YouTube handle, PewDiePie.<p>PewDiePie doesn’t sing or dance, no. PewDiePie has made his name—and a …

Articles about best midcentury homes america on Dwell.com - Dwell

Australia is home to many beautiful beaches, koalas and kangaroos, and most importantly, incredible prefab houses.<p>Palm Springs thrives as a getaway, but lately an influx of people visiting through home-sharing services has some people...<p>Beautiful things can come in small packages.<p>These midcentury …

Steve Jobs reportedly had no interest in building an Apple TV set

The idea of an Apple-made television set has become perhaps the most notorious rumor that has ever surrounded the company. The notion swirled for years, picked up steam due to its inclusion in Walter Isaacson's Jobs biography, and has refused to die ever since. However, a new book that focuses …

UN's North Korea Crimes Against Humanity Report Rejected By China

By Tom Miles<p>GENEVA, March 17 (Reuters) - China dismissed a U.N. report alleging North Korea has committed crimes against humanity on Monday, effectively confirming the fears of human rights advocates that Beijing will shield its ally Pyongyang from international prosecution.<p>The report, published in …

Satoshi Nakamoto Brings in the Lawyers to Deny He Invented Bitcoin

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto, the man <i>Newsweek</i> identified as the creator of Bitcoin, has issued a very …