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China’s Fallen Politician Bo Xilai Sentenced to Life Imprisonment

There was no surprise turn. On the morning of Sept. 22, Bo Xilai — once one of China’s most coruscant politicians before his Shakespearean downfall — …

New insights into creating ball lightning in the lab

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1002000/1002884_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1535115691_8c6c99e03063234d4c3596e1c2a2de33<p><b>US researchers say they have developed a more efficient way to produce a kind of ball lightning in the lab.</b><p>The Colorado team made …

Lightning

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Google Glass:新闻记者手中的利器

提到 Google Glass,常常会出现两级分化的态度。一方面,关心隐私的人认为它是人性的大敌,而且他们并不缺乏支持,另一方面,某些职业人士认为它有着很大的益处,比如有一位公司高管期望着它的实时翻译功能,而一位医师看好它在医疗上的潜能。看来,Google Glass 很可能成为专业人士的重要工具。谈到这里,或许你也想到了一个 Glass 可以发挥能力的行业:新闻业。在这方面,Vice.com 的新闻记者 Tim Pool 是一个先行者。<p>目前,Tim Pool 在洛杉矶,准备参加 Def Con 和 Black Hat 大会。他接受了 fastcolabs 的采访,谈到自己如何使用 Googl …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

重返美国宪法制定现场

Racism, Injustice and Explaining America to My Daughter

You remember, forever and forever, that moment when you first discover the cruelties and injustices of the world, and having been ill-prepared for them, your heart breaks open.<p>I mean <i>really</i> discover them, and for yourself; not because someone else told you to see the elephant standing, gigantic and …

We have become used to other…

We have become used to other people’s suffering, it doesn’t concern us, it doesn’t interest us, it’s none of our business!

We hold these truths to be…

We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all human beings, irrespective of race, color, or sex, are born with the equal right to share at the table of life; that to secure this right, there must be established among men economic, social, and political freedom; we hold further that government exists but to maintain special privilege and property rights; that it coerces man into submission and therefore robs him of dignity, self-respect, and life. The history of the American kings of capital …

E-cigarettes: Is a smoking alternative being choked by regulation?

<b>Dozens of countries are introducing legislation restricting the use of electronic cigarettes, but their proponents say they are harmless and their use could in fact save millions of lives. Could they be right?</b><p>A group of friends sits around a table in a pub in south London, exchanging stories and …

Sex, Alcohol and Oversharing

<b>Corrections Appended: July 12, 2013</b><p><i>The original version of this article included several quotes or statements that were not clearly attributed to the</i> …