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Friday, July 12, 2013

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NSA Revelations Present Business, Ethical Challenges in Silicon Valley | Snowden to Meet with Human Rights Groups in Quest for Asylum | The Man Who Made Millions Selling Fake Bomb Detectors | Tube Transportation: New Technology Designed For Space Travel on Earth | New Movie Releases: 'Grown Ups 2,' 'Pacific Rim,' An Update from Johnny Depp 

Snowden to Meet With Human Rights Groups in Quest for Asylum

After three weeks of silence, NSA leaker Edward Snowden is meeting with international human rights workers today from his base in the Moscow Airport. In an email invitation to groups ...

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NSA Revelations Present Business, Ethical Challenges in Silicon Valley

Yesterday, The Guardian released a report showing the extent to which Microsoft worked with the NSA to make data from Outlook, Hotmail and Skype accessible. They highlight the complic...

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Making The Case: Arguments For and Against Solitary Confinement

About 30,000 inmates in California are on hunger strike this week protesting the state's solitary confinement policies and prison overcrowding. California holds some 4,500 inmates in ...

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Tube Transportation: New Technology Designed For Space Travel on Earth

In the classic television show "The Jetsons," father George brought his kids to school in tiny capsules in the year 2062. Soon, we might be able to travel via capsule, too. It sounds ...

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The Man Who Made Millions Selling Fake Bomb Detectors

In May, British businessman James McCormick was sentenced to 10 years in prison for the sale of fake "bomb-detectors." The gadget he sold was based on a fake golf-ball finder and is a...

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New Movie Releases: 'Grown Ups 2,' 'Pacific Rim,' and An Update From Johnny Depp

The Takeaway's Movie Date team, Kristen Meinzer and Rafer Guzman, review this week's major releases. On the roster this week:“Grown Ups 2," a buddy comedy sequel featuring Adam Sandle...

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Malala Yousafzai Addresses United Nations

Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai turns 16 today, but she's already seen a lot in her short life. Last October, Malala was shot in the head as she left her school in Pakis...

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