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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 …

Egypt's trial for Al Jazeera journalists adjourned till March 24

Prosecutors presented evidence at a hearing this week for three Al Jazeera English journalists accused of terrorist activity in Egypt, but they did little to explain why everyday broadcast equipment and the defendants' personal belongings would implicate them in any crime.<p>The three journalists at …

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 …