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Berlin Truck Attack: Christmas Market Suspect Released Due to Insufficient Evidence

BERLIN — A Pakistani migrant who was arrested Tuesday as a suspect in the deadly truck attack on a crowded Christmas market in Germany has been released because of insufficient evidence — meaning authorities are still on the hunt for the perpetrator.<p>The man was arrested not far from the scene of …

Extremism

The Art Of Letting Go

Letting go is really hard, especially when you have to let go of something you really want, whether it’s a great opportunity, someone you really …

'GMO-Free' Is A Boon For Companies Chasing 'Health Halo' Profits

The Chipotle Cultivate Festival in Kansas City, Mo., on July 18 had it all: an indie pop band onstage, long lines at the beer booths. It was like a Grateful Dead concert, only with free burritos.<p>But this and the three other Chipotle Cultivate events held across the country this summer were more …

Agriculture

FBI offers $3 million reward for Russian 'cyber fugitive'

The FBI today announced it's offering a $3 million reward for information leading to the direct arrest or capture of Evgeniy Mikhailovich Bogachev, who the bureau is labeling "a prolific cyber criminal" guilty of helping push along the crippling GameOver Zeus botnet. The feds maintain that the …

Cybersecurity

Would You Eat Guinea Pig?

I consider myself a fairly adventurous eater and will try most anything, short of insects. Insects I just can't do. But most other proteins I'm …

How to Identify a Brown Recluse

The brown recluse spider, also known as the violin spider, is a venomous creature whose bite can cause children and adults to become ill. The brown …

Zoology

Maker Camp Kicks off DIY Music Week

Week five of Maker Camp is all about making music — with whatever you’ve got. Like a banana.<p>Today at 11am Pacific Time on Google+ we’ll get to learn (and listen) how to do just that with MaKey MaKey co-creator Jay Silver. MaKey MaKey connects to your computer and … to you! Or bananas! Or whatever …

Basic Self-Reliance/Maker Curriculum for Kids

Former MAKE staffer Stefan Antonowicz sent us this to post. He now has two kids and has been thinking about what is a good self-reliance/maker skill set to consider teaching his kids. He writes:<p>My dad and I were both Scouts, and I’d always assumed my sons and daughters would spend some time in one …