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Laura Secorun Palet

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Turkey Looks For Energy In An Abundant Resource: Pistachio Shells

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Converting the shells into biogas could provide most of the heat for a planned city of 200,000, engineers say. There's precedent in Australia, where macadamia nut shells are generating power.

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Americans for Independence — From America

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Some residents of the United States would prefer that the states be a little less united. From Hawaii to Vermont, from Texas to Alaska, a few groups across the country advocate for secession.

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A Cheerful Mortician Tackles The Lighter Side Of Death

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Caitlin Doughty has built a following on YouTube by humorously discussing the morbid elements of her profession. In her new book, she explains that she's been interested in death since childhood.

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Privacy Or Profit? These Firms Want To Help You Sell Your Data

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Online data brokers are making millions by gathering and sharing our search histories and buying habits with advertisers and marketers. If the data are yours, some think the revenue should be, too.

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Travelling Books: Vintage Van Carries Literature Around Lisbon

Saturday, August 30, 2014

A mobile bookstore, loaded with translations of Portuguese classics, drives around selling books to tourists and locals alike. The van, called Tell a Story, plans to start traveling throughout Europe.

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For City Dwellers, Stargazing Can Make For A Stellar Vacation

Saturday, August 16, 2014

For those willing to travel a bit, venture out and allow your eyes to adjust to the darkness, many places still offer the chance to enjoy the soul-lifting sight of a starry night sky.

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Art From Death: Taxidermy As A Creative Hobby

Saturday, August 09, 2014

From DIY stuffing kits to workshops and homemade skull jewelry, this old craft is getting a revival from the hands of artists, designers and newcomers determined to make stuffing the dead trendy.

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Obama: Iraq Must Have Legitimate Government To Combat Insurgency

Saturday, August 09, 2014

Speaking at the White House, the president says the humanitarian and military problems in the country are "a long-term project."

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Weekly Innovation: An App To Help Stop Food Waste

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

A New York-based app developer will connect users with restaurants and grocery stores to buy excess product before it's thrown away.

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Switzerland: From Banking Paradise To Data Safe Zone

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Swiss vaults have held treasures ranging from Nazi gold to Wall Street fortunes. Now they're becoming the guardians of the 21st century's most precious asset: digital information.

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Oil Off The Coast Of Ibiza? Protesters Don't Want To Know

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Spain is weighing a plan to allow oil exploration near the party island of Ibiza. Opponents fear the move could threaten the environment and tourism, but finding oil could also be an economic boost.

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Try 'I Tradizionali,' A Temporary, Culinary Tattoo

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Two Italian designers have come up with an ingenious and playful way to put away the cookbook. Their recipe tattoos promote simple, healthy eating and back-to-basics cooking.

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Security Camera Footage Could Track Suspects

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

A woman in Seattle said a small aircraft was hovering outside her window. Two men piloting the craft packed up their gear and fled before police arrived. The men may be on security tapes.

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Having An Army Might Be Practical, But It's Not Obligatory

Saturday, June 21, 2014

There are currently 23 countries in the world that don't maintain an army, and they seem to get by just fine.

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Cave-Dwelling In Spain Offers A Welcome Inconvenience

Thursday, June 05, 2014

In the province of Granada in Southern Spain, thousands of people live completely unplugged in caverns. The caves have been a place of refuge for centuries. Now they provide a new kind of escape.

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A Call For Fair Phones And Conflict-Free Tech

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Dutch designer Bas van Abel is leading the charge for conflict-free tech components, starting with your smartphone.

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Your Computer Is Bored By You

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Our fear of sentient machines is overblown, says commentator Adam Frank. They won't have time to bother with us.

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A Simple, Elegant Invention That Draws Water From Air

Monday, May 26, 2014

The WarkaWater is shaped like a vase and looks like an art exhibit. By gathering condensation, it's providing water to Ethiopian villages and could be a solution for thirsty communities worldwide.

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