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Need Clean Water? Just Add These Seeds

Shaken or stirred, it's all purified<p>Clean, drinkable water is unfortunately out of reach for hundreds of millions of people around the world, contributing to a vicious cycle of poverty and disease. People who have to spend large amounts of time finding safe water to drink don't have time for other …

Penn State

The managing director of Monsanto Australia & New Zealand accuses the Undercurrent of inaccurate and damaging statements in its film about Monsanto and Roundup, which was first published on the Guardian<p>Last week the Guardian published a video called “Why are we being fed by a poison expert: …

Agriculture

How Machiavellian are you? Take this test

A 15-minute, 100-question personality test, the Hexaco Personality Inventory, is said to be able to determine how manipulative, dishonest and unethical you are in real-life situations<p>We all have moments when we act dishonestly, when our behaviour is not entirely ethical, and when we manipulate …

Shawn Mendes: Handwritten

Just as baby boomers trawled the Seventies for a new Dylan, millennials — and those who profit off them — are still in search of the next Bieber. …

14 Cat Houses Cooler Than Your Own

...Thanks to some intrepid architects building for a good cause<p>Designer Jessica Ginther never imagined she would be creating a 10-square-foot home for a client. But then her team decided to take on their newest project in...feline architecture.<p><i>The cat house designed by HOK</i><p>The cause? Architects for …

Quark by Emmanuel Babled

Designer Emmanuel Babled has created Quark, a series of low coffee tables.<p>Description<p>Quark is a series of low coffee tables, consisting of organic …

Big solar storm hitting Earth

Will you be watching for the Northern Lights? Share your photos with CNN iReport.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Youvathana Sok looked up and saw more than just stars in the crisp, clear Maine night sky.<p>A colorful, spectacular showing of the aurora borealis greeted Sok, a CNN iReporter, and others at Cadillac Mountain in …

3 Functions, 2 Pieces, 1 Super Transforming Furniture Hero

Multifunctional furniture is often some of the most inventive and fun furniture, and the Superbambi is no exception. The Superbambi from Scoope …

Stylish IKEA 2014 'On The Move' Collection

IKEA furniture and accessories are extremely popular and we seem to be waiting for every collection! Bright, modern, practical designs which don’t …

Lazy Suzi 66

A while ago someone wrote in enquiring after modern Lazy Susans, and here we are, months after the initial request with a smacker of an option. I …

Net transition triggers GOP backlash

The Obama administration’s decision to relinquish oversight over the group that manages the Internet’s architecture has raised an early red flag with Republicans, who blast the move as a threat to free speech.<p>The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers has managed the Web’s domain-name …

• XKeyscore gives 'widest-reaching' collection of online data<br>• NSA analysts require no prior authorization for searches<br>• Sweeps up emails, social media activity and browsing history<br>• NSA's XKeyscore program – read one of the presentations<p>A top secret National Security Agency program allows analysts …

TxTo Unrolls Your Story By Printing Out SMS Conversations Onto Scrolls

What kind of stories are locked up in your Messages app? Love stories? Tales of friendships made, and lost, and patched up once again? What about the story of your first funding, or acquisition?<p>Txto.io is ready to remind you of those stories, from start to finish, with a clever little service that …

BitTorrent revamps its mobile clients, puts more weight behind content bundles

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>BitTorrent Inc. released two new mobile apps Wednesday, updating the UI of its BitTorrent and µTorrent Android(s goog) apps, …

How Edward Snowden went from loyal NSA contractor to whistleblower

In late December 2001, someone calling themselves TheTrueHOOHA had a question. He was an 18-year-old American male with impressive IT skills and a sharp intelligence. His real identity was unknown. Everyone who posted on Ars Technica, a popular technology website, did so anonymously.<p>TheTrueHOOHA …

Revealed: the day Guardian destroyed Snowden hard drives under watchful eye of GCHQ – video

Detention of former Guardian journalist's partner was justified by 'very pressing' interests of national security, judges say<p>Published: 19 Feb 2014<p>Hard drive used to store top-secret NSA documents that was smashed on insistence of prime minister to be part of exhibition that questions …

Bitcoin's Legality Around The World

Last November, the U.S. Senate dove head-first into the world of Bitcoin, prompted by Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Tom Carper, a Democratic senator from Delaware who has become very interested in the digital coin. Representatives from law enforcement and financial agencies …

Video of the ritual destruction of a Guardian laptop with the Snowden leaks, as ordered by Prime Minister David Cameron

Remember when UK Prime Minister David Cameron ordered government officials to go to the offices of the Guardian in London and demand the symbolic …

This company says its technology could have detected Snowden’s intrusions

Government servants are hardly the best paid employees in the world, even if they are spies. But the older ones do have pensions of the sort most young people could never imagine. So why would a 30-year veteran of Britain’s secret service, with a “gold-plated” pension to look forward to, leave his …

4 Steps to Starting a Web Business Without Knowing Coding

<i>Eddy Lee, Ph.D, is a venture capitalist investing in Silicon Valley and Singapore. He is also a Consulting Assistant Professor at Stanford University.</i><p>So you have a great idea for a new mobile app or Web service—but you don’t know anything about coding or developing. You might have started searching …

A 'Deep Web' Guide To The Secret Tunnels Under Virginia Tech

Since entering the VT tunnels is illegal — and dangerous — it is not easy to find reliable information about the underground system. That is, until a reader pointed me to a site on what is known as "The Deep Web."<p>The Deep Web runs sites on an anonymous browser that is designed to keep surfing and …

How to Mine the Invisible Web: The Ultimate Guide

The <b>Invisible Web</b> refers to the vast amount of content and information that is not easily discoverable in a general search engine query, such as …

Why The Deep Web Has Washington Worried

Washington has no idea what to make of the Dread Pirate Roberts.<p>As Lev Grossman and I write in this week’s cover story, the Dread Pirate Roberts …

The 404 1,402: Where we explore the Deep Web with Alex Winter (podcast)

Deep Web