Nick

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The Wonderful, Weird Economy of Burning Man

Burners spend thousands preparing for the money-free event. But just as the desert community cannot fully escape capitalism, neither can capitalism remain untouched by the "gift economy."<p>The busiest time of year for the Reno-Tahoe International Airport is not Thanksgiving, or Christmas, or any of …

Jack Ryan Gets A Makeover, And A Quick Trip To Moscow

<b>Listen · 6:56</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p><b>Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit</b><p>Director: Kenneth Branagh<br>• Genre: Spy thriller, Drama<br>• Running Time: 105 minutes<p><i>Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence and intense action, and brief strong language</i><p><i>With:</i> Chris Pine, Kevin Costner, Keira Knightley, Kenneth …

Lenovo’s new ThinkPad 8 is the best Windows alternative to the iPad mini Retina

Lenovo’s second 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet might just be the best one yet. While Lenovo only unveiled its 8-inch Miix 2 tablet back in October, the company is launching the 8.3-inch ThinkPad 8 today with a focus on power. Alongside the slight increase to the tablet's display size, Lenovo has opted …

Apple details impressive Mac Pro environmental improvements over previous generation

Apple today released a new environmental impact report on its Apple and the Environment webpage detailing improvements in the newly launched Mac Pro’s environmental performance. In the report, Apple notes the new Mac Pro meets ENERGY STAR® Version 6.0 standards and gets a Gold rating from EPEAT, …

Mozilla's Metro-Style Firefox App for Windows 8 Expected March 18

Windows 8 enthusiasts will be disappointed to hear that Mozilla has now delayed the release of its Metro-style Firefox app until March 18.<p>First announced in February 2012, the streamlined browser was previously slated for a December 10 release alongside Firefox 26. It was then pushed back to …

Who's blocking this astonishingly effective tool to fight meth labs?

State troopers clean up a meth lab found on school board property about a block from a London, Kentucky elementary school.Photos by Stacy Kranitz. …

10 Best French Fashion Blogs

Valentine Vanesse is a tea drinker, bicycle rider, the definition of Parisian chic. Her blog could be described in few words as “pure delight in …

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