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Factory in Greater Dhaka, Bangladesh, in 2013. Photo by Nicole See On the afternoon of April 23, 2013, workers at the Rana Plaza offices of BRAC Bank were concerned about recent cracks that had appeared in the walls of the building. Their manager...
P-TECH principal Rashid Ferrod Davis says offering his students free college tuition is a “game changer.” Photo by Mike Fritz / PBS NewsHour BROOKLYN, N.Y. — A new six-year Brooklyn high school has been called the future of...
The Missouri Senate has approved a bill that would lift the lifetime ban on food stamps for convicted drug felons. Photo by Flickr user Eddie Welker Nine states ban food stamp benefits for people convicted of felony drug offenses, but one of those,...
BREAKING: Syria state news agency says 2 car bombs in central city of Homs kill 25, wound 107. — The Associated Press (@AP) April 9, 2014 According to The Associated Press, the Syria state news agency on Wednesday said that two car bombs in...
Astronauts have already gotten used to the idea of drinking their recycled urine. A new device could potentially use waste water for both drinking and for fuel. Photo by Flickr user European Space Agency Recycled urine is something astronauts are...
A recently discovered flaw in encryption technology may be compromising your online data.On Monday, security researchers at Codenomicon and Google discovered a flaw in the encryption technology meant to protect your passwords, online files and...