Mount Everest, in 3.8 billion pixels

Jawdropping panoramic image of Mount Everest in super-high resolution

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MIT Technology Review How President Obama’s campaign used big data to rally individual voters, Part 3

Man tries to avoid excess baggage fee by wearing 70 clothing items

Man tries to avoid excess baggage fee by wearing 70 clothing items Flying can be costly if the passenger has too much extra baggage. A Chinese man travelling to Africa tried to escape… Continue reading

Elephants Saved By Siberian Vodka

Elephants Saved By Siberian Vodka Two circus elephants were being transported across Siberia when their trailer caught fire on the road. The elephants escaped unharmed, but were then exposed to temperatures of minus… Continue reading

Inouye and JFK, the first of ten presidents he served with.

Dan Inouye, Medal of Honor winner, elected 50 years ago last month to the senate alongside McGovern, Ted Kennedy, Bayh, Gaylord Nelson. Native son of Hawaii passed away today.

Yo: In Russia, Two Dots Can Mean a Lot

Yo: In Russia, Two Dots Can Mean a Lot  When is an “e” actually a “yo”? In Russia, some suspect CIA plot to destroy the alphabet. (For the record, CIA denies!)

Owl Painting, Found in attic, Sells for nearly $1 Million

Owl Painting, Found in attic, Sells for nearly $1 Million Everyone dreams of finding that one priceless item hiding in the corners of a dust-ridden attic. One UK teacher recently experienced the joy of… Continue reading

Has World War II carrier pigeon message been cracked?

Has World War II carrier pigeon message been cracked?   The message was discovered by 74-year-old David Martin when he was renovating the chimney of his house in Bletchingley, Surrey. Among the rubbish, he… Continue reading

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MIT Technology Review  How President Obama’s campaign used big data to rally individual voters, part 2.

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MIT Technology Review  How President Obama’s campaign used big data to rally individual voters, part 1.