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The forest amidst the lights and billboards of Times Square The forest amidst the lights and billboards of Times Square Advertisement
Forget the tree that grows in Brooklyn. This ecologist wants to plant a forest in Times Square.
Hillary Clinton Unlocking the real Hillary Clinton with Crystal's email-scanning algorithm
Apparently, she's primed to win arguments with Obama.


This flying lawn chair is the best backyard project ever
An impressive demonstration of a completely silly aircraft.
8704455142_a2e130307f_b.jpg (1024×587) Mozilla patches Firefox, bulks up security after hacker breaches its bugtracker
If you're running the latest version of Firefox, you're safe.
BlackBerry Curve devices BlackBerry somehow found the money to acquire another company
Apparently even as a failing company, BlackBerry has a ton of money.
Mozilla Webmaker Mozilla's new Webmaker app lets anyone create Web pages on smartphones
Turning Internet users in emerging markets into contributors to the Web.
Meet 'Brett,' the robot that learns the way your toddler does—only faster
Researchers built Brett’s software on a neural network that operated like a human brain.
This 4K laptop is the first water-cooled notebook ever made
A work of art or a hideous monstrosity?
Billy Ó Foghlú How 3D printing solved an ancient musical mystery


Greek island The problems with an Egyptian billionaire's plan to buy refugees an island
An Egyptian telecom tycoon wants to buy an Island for Europe's desperate refugee migrants.
Fingerprint NIST, FBI developing touchless fingerprint sensors
Time to invest in some new gloves?
Donald Trump's security guard punched a Hispanic protester in the face
The campaign is pressing charges against the protester for what he did to the guard first.
Wedding rings on rainbow flag background With Kim Davis behind bars, Kentucky county resumes issuing marriage licenses
Marriage has returned to Rowan County, Kentucky.
gwen ifill PBS anchor's trash-talking tweet draws network ire
Backlash to Gwen Ifill proves just how sensitive Obama's Iran Deal is.
cellphone DOJ bans warrantless stingray cellphone surveillance by federal agents
The policies do not effect state and local police using the device.