Tom Gavin

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North Korea threatens US, as South Korea marks warship anniversary

Did you know that Brazil has more Facebook users than India? Or that 9 out of 10 of the countries with the highest alcohol consumption per head are in Europe? Download our free The World in Figures app for iPad to discover facts and figures of more than 190 countries around the world. You can rank and compare countries, test your knowledge and share fun facts. Download via http://econ.st/Yr6F68

Daily chart: Britain’s economy, business travel and tourism are unusually concentrated on its capital, which is why most of its airport capacity is in the London area. Heathrow, the big international hub, has been expanded repeatedly over the years, but now its two main runways are running at close to full capacity. All sorts of ideas have been put forward to avert a London airport crunch, all with drawbacks. Today’s videographic examines London’s airport conundrum http://econ.st/Zru6Iy

Articles about superior logic on Dwell.com - Dwell

There's nothing better than a good night's sleep – especially after the hustle and bustle of the holiday season – so why not put...<p>The British designer's elevated exploration of marble—seen in a series of exquisite lighting pieces—makes its U.S. debut at The...<p>Wood and masonry come together in this …

Bitcoin: How An Unregulated, Decentralized Virtual Currency Just Became A Billion Dollar Market

Hang around in the tech industry long enough and you or someone you know will be heard saying, “that’s so crazy it just might work.” Two years ago, if you’d have told me that an open-source, P2P currency would soon be a thriving, billion-dollar market, I would’ve told you that you were on a lonely …

Softbank and Sprint say no to Huawei in hopes of getting merger back on track

In an effort to speed up an already contested $20.1 billion merger, Softbank and Sprint have reportedly agreed not to use Huawei network equipment within the US carrier's existing network. In fact, the Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Mike Rogers, recently told <i>The New York Times</i> that …