Meena Hewett

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What I Learned Losing $1.5m of My Own Money

<i>Vitaliy Rizhkov is the founder of Finic, which helps turn your memories into art. He is running the startup with 100 percent transparency sharing every little detail such as all financials, salaries, hiring, firing, successes and failures on his blog StartupLabs. This post first appeared in Russian</i> …

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India's Modi rails against illegal immigrants after Muslim killings | Reuters

KOLKATA/NARAYANGURI, India (Reuters) - Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial front-runner in India’s mammoth general election, on Sunday reiterated his strong stance against illegal immigrants, just days after a wave of sectarian killings in the north-eastern state of Assam.<p>Hindu …

Medha Patkar on campaign trail

<b>Mumbai, Maharashtra</b> - Many politicians from India’s financial hub of Mumbai seldom venture into the vast expanses of slums, which are homes to an estimated eight million residents, other than to lure them for votes.<p>Social activist Medha Patkar, who has been a familiar face to the slum dwellers for …

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India set to challenge U.S. for election-spending record | Reuters

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian politicians are expected to spend around $5 billion on campaigning for elections next month - a sum second only to the most expensive U.S. presidential campaign of all time - in a splurge that could give India’s floundering economy a temporary boost.<p>Supporters of …

Engineering A Cooler Climate, Robo-Roaches, Anoushka Shankar

In this weekend's podcast of <i>All Things Considered</i>, host Arun Rath investigates the controversial practice of engineering the planet's climate with man-made chemicals. Plus, music from Anoushka Shankar and Norah Jones.<p><b>Listen</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>

Malaysian Airlines: families should 'prepare for the worst' - video

Buddhist, Hindu and Muslim faith leaders gather at Kuala Lumpur airport on Sunday to pray for passengers of a Malaysian Airlines flight that has been missing for more than a day. Malaysian Airlines' commercial director says families should 'prepare for the worst', as radar tracking indicates the …

Ukraine crisis: Russian troops take Ukrainian border guards hostage

William Hague demands that Russia attends Ukraine peace talks, as Russian troops take their 11th border control post in Crimea<p><b>Russian</b> forces have taken control of a <b>Ukrainian</b> border guard post in western Crimea, trapping 30 personnel inside.<p>The latest move by the Russians to tighten their grip on …

Newark Newspaper Calls Christie 'Overrated,' 'Fraudulent,' Then Endorses Him Anyway

Those are all things the Newark Star-Ledger said about Christie this Sunday in the process of <i>endorsing</i> him for re-election.<p>Christie got the Star-Ledger's endorsement even though they think he's "a catastrophe on the environment," even though he's refused to meet with their editorial board at any …

Tune in Oct. 22 for new iPads, Mac Pro details, MacBook Pros, and Mavericks

Apple’s next event is upon us, and it’s likely to be action-packed. As Apple says: it has “a lot to cover.” So besides the speculation that rings in from the word cover (new Smart Covers, anyone?), Apple has some new tablets, computers, and software to discuss. <i>Read our full roundup of what to</i> …

Why Is the Baby Crying? A Device Won’t Let You Know

Wouldn’t it be nice if there were a machine that could translate baby cries into words – <i>hey, you dupes – it’s my diaper that’s the problem right now!</i> Or <i>this bath water is super-cold, yo!</i> Parents around the world would have the opportunity to peer into the minds of their kidlings.<p>Research has been …

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