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Mombasa, Kenya: My Secret Safe Haven

MOMBASA, KENYA: MY SECRET SAFE HAVEN<p>When I was younger, I never truly appreciated the beauty of travelling and seeing new places, whether it was in …

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On the threshold of independence in 1963, the residents of Thabai village prepare to celebrate the ceding of power to Kenyans. Beneath the surface, things are tense: the British colonials are leaving and there are scores to settle.<p>During the struggle for independence, some villagers signed up with …

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Startups Apparently Do Not Care That Android Is Better

In a must-read post for the tech industry, Twitter experience designer and serial startup founder Paul Stamatiou writes: “Android is Better.” His op-ed serves as something of a wake-up call for the industry, where developers building the next generation of mobile applications still heavily prefer …

No Martian chronicle, just a declassified report: Area 51 does exist

For decades, it was the government's Cold War-era secret. Now, documents acknowledge the mysterious test site in central Nevada.<p>August 16, 2013|By John M. Glionna<p>Extraterrestrial Highway near Rachel, Nev. In newly declassified documents,… (Laura Rauch / Associated…)<p>LAS VEGAS — For decades, it was …

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Japan remembers the bombing of Hiroshima

A memorial ceremony in Hiroshima marks the 68th anniversary of the US Air Force dropping an atomic bomb on the city, with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledging to "spare no effort" in helping abolish nuclear weapons.<p><b>Japan</b> marked the 68th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima with a …

Japan Shows Off Largest Warship In 60 Years

It's being called a destroyer, or perhaps a helicopter carrier. But by any name, Japan's new warship, unveiled Tuesday, is the largest it has built since World War II. The ship was shown to the public on the anniversary of the 1945 atomic bombing of Hiroshima, and at a time of escalating tensions …

Zimbabwe to open a 'blacks only' stock exchange

Zimbabwe's regime has promised to open a new and racially exclusive stock exchange, allowing blacks alone to trade shares seized from foreign companies.<p>The plan to grab mining companies, most of which are South African-owned, follows President Robert Mugabe's landslide re-election last week.<p>Saviour …

How wearable technology could transform business

Business reporter, BBC News<p>Once upon a time seeing your life flash before your eyes was something people did their best to avoid.<p>The arrival of Google Glass seems to have changed that.<p>The excitement surrounding the prototype glasses, which let you take photos, send messages, get directions and a …

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Man Allegedly Tried to Sell Girlfriend's Baby on Craigslist for $100

A 22-year-old man from Staten Island was arrested last week for attempting to sell his girlfriend's baby on Craigslist for $100.<p>On July 29, Paul …

Google’s Sergey Brin explains why he paid $330,000 for lab burger

When scientists brought out a hamburger created in a laboratory for its first public tasting on Monday, they also revealed who paid more than $330,000 (€250,000) for that burger: Sergey Brin, one of Google's billionaire founders.<p>"Some people think this is science fiction — it's not real. It's …

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