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Massive Ocean Garbage Collector to Be Tested in North Sea
A Dutch foundation aimed at removing plastic pollution from the world’s oceans launched a prototype of a new clean-up system yesterday in the North Sea. The prototype is a 100-meter long barrier system, "which acts as an artificial coastline, passively catching and concentrating ocean debris," The
Jeremy Lin wants to 'exhaust every opportunity' in free agency
After bouncing around the NBA for much of his career, free agent Jeremy Lin hopes to find a place to call home this summer. "I've played six years in the NBA; I've played on five different teams. I've played for two D-League teams -- so seven cities in six years. I'm tired of boxes, I'm tired of
Elon Musk's Hyperloop Vision Could Be Ready for Passengers by 2018
The Hyperloop, Elon Musk's vision of launching humans through pods inside a high-speed transportation system, could be ready for passengers by 2018, according to a company building a transportation track in California. The billionaire businessman first unveiled his futuristic idea in 2013, calling
Behind The Scenes at the World Economic Forum
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At Least 20 Dead After Taliban Splinter Group Attacks Pakistani University
Twenty people were killed at a university in Pakistan today after a Taliban splinter group broke onto the grounds and opened fire. In addition to the 20 fatalities, provincial Gov. Sardar Mehtab Ahmed Khan said that at least 50 other people had been injured in the attack at Bacha Khan University.
Richest 62 People Control Same Wealth as Poorest Half of World's Population, Report States
The richest 62 people in the world control more than half of the world's money, according to a new report. That means that those 62 people have the same collective wealth as the world poorest 3.6 billion people, and the gap between rich and poor is growing wider, the report released by Oxfam
Book Excerpt: Donald Trump's 'Crippled America: How to Make America Great Again'
Excerpted from "Crippled America: How to Make America Great Again," by Donald J. Trump , Copyright 2015 Threshold Editions. OUR INFRASTRUCTURE IS CRUMBLING Our airports, bridges, water tunnels, power grids, rail systems— our nation’s entire infrastructure is crumbling, and we aren’t doing anything
Lawyers for Billionaire Sex Offender Linked to Prince Andrew Scandal Ask Judge to Keep Documents Sealed
Attorneys for convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein claim in a new court filing that the billionaire financier will be "irreparably harmed" if emails and letters his lawyers sent to federal prosecutors during plea negotiations are made public, and they're asking a judge to order that the
'Deflate-gate' Scandal Continues
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and Coach Bill Belichick spoke out on the controversy.