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60,000 miles up: Space elevator could be built by 2035, says new study - ExtremeTech

By on March 6, 2014 at 12:15 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Imagine a ribbon roughly one …

Slow broadband 'damaging education' for rural families

<b>Rural families say that lack of suitable broadband access is damaging their children's education.</b><p>A survey conducted by insurance firm NFU Mutual suggest one in five rural families have poor broadband links.<p>In turn this is preventing their children accessing online educational resources, the survey …

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Russia grants bail to 9 foreign Greenpeace protesters

Several foreign Greenpeace activists detained in Russia on hooliganism charges have been granted bail. They were arrested in September for trying to scale a state-owned offshore oil rig.<p>Russian court rulings granted bail to: Sini Saarela from Finland; David Haussmann from New Zealand; Miguel Hernan …

WHO-proposed sugar recommendation comes to less than a soda per day

The World Health Organization wants you to stop eating so much sugar. Seriously.<p>In draft guidelines proposed this week, WHO is encouraging people to consume less than 5% of their total daily calories from sugars. The organization's current guidelines, published in 2002, recommend eating less than …