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A Convicted Murderer's Case for Gun Control. These are the biggest hypocrites celebrating free speech today in Paris. World leaders are gathering in Paris to mark the murder of staff and police at the offices of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, as well as those killed in the hostage situation at a kosher supermarket.

These are the biggest hypocrites celebrating free speech today in Paris

Nigeria is Ebola-Free: Here’s What They Did Right. Amazon’s Monopsony Is Not O.K. Amazon.com, the giant online retailer, has too much power, and it uses that power in ways that hurt America.

Amazon’s Monopsony Is Not O.K.

O.K., I know that was kind of abrupt. ¿Hay demasiados inmigrantes en tu país? >> Café Steiner. Please, write less — Interviews on digital culture. Uno de los símbolos de las Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo recupera a su nieto. Esta es una de las grandes noticias del año en Argentina, una de esas que a todo el mundo le gusta anunciar: Estela de Carlotto, presidenta de las Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo, ha encontrado a su nieto Guido, secuestrado durante la dictadura militar (1976-1983), después de buscarlo durante casi cuatro décadas.

Uno de los símbolos de las Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo recupera a su nieto

De Carlotto tiene 83 años y el nieto 36. Laura, la hija de Estela y madre de Guido, habría cumplido ya 60 si no la hubiesen asesinado a los 24. Estela de Carlotto era maestra cuando le mataron a Laura. Laura y su compañero pertenecían a la organización guerrillera de Los Montoneros. De Carlotto no sabía que Laura estaba embarazada cuando la secuestraron. The world’s tallest slum—a “pirate utopia”—is being cleared by the Venezuelan government - Quartz. On a rainy night in September 2007, hundreds of squatters made their way into the third-tallest skyscraper in Caracas, Venezuela, and set up a temporary encampment.

The world’s tallest slum—a “pirate utopia”—is being cleared by the Venezuelan government - Quartz

The unfinished, 45-story building—intended as a bank headquarters in the center of the capital—had sat vacant for more than a decade, after the developer’s death and the country’s 1994 financial crisis put construction on hold. Paris Wants Landlords to Turn Vacant Office Space Into Apartments—Or Else. Leave your office space unrented and we’ll fine you.

Paris Wants Landlords to Turn Vacant Office Space Into Apartments—Or Else

That’s the new rule declared by the city of Paris last week. Currently, between six and seven percent of Paris' 18 million square meters of office space is unused, and the city wants to get this vacant office space revamped and occupied by residents. The penalties for unrented space will be as follows: 20 percent of the property’s rental value in the first year of vacancy, 30 percent in the second year and 40 percent in the third year. Si vous tombez sans parachute d’un avion dont la chute tue 95% des gens, voici comment vous pourriez survivre. Environ 95% des personnes qui subissent une chute libre sans parachute meurent.

Si vous tombez sans parachute d’un avion dont la chute tue 95% des gens, voici comment vous pourriez survivre

Mais contrairement à ce que laisse penser cette statistique, vous avez des chances de vous en sortir ! DGS vous détaille les différentes choses à retenir si vous espérez survivre à une chute libre. Vous avez de la chance : le corps humain ne continue pas de prendre de la vitesse grâce au principe de vitesse terminale : vous ne tomberez donc pas plus vite que 195 km/h, ce qui n’est déjà pas mal ! Voici ce que les scientifiques pourraient vous recommander pour survivre à cette chute potentiellement mortelle…

La lluita de la Catalina per ser mare. La Catalina Echegaray, una jove de 28 anys, va néixer amb una cardiopatia congènita per la qual va ser operada dues vegades.

La lluita de la Catalina per ser mare

Chineasy peasy: Noma Bar brings fun and colour to Chinese characters. This Insane New App Will Allow You To Read Novels In Under 90 Minutes. Technology• Christian La Du • The reading game is about to change forever.

This Insane New App Will Allow You To Read Novels In Under 90 Minutes

The Blood Harvest - Alexis C. Madrigal. The thing about the blood that everyone notices first: It's blue, baby blue.

The Blood Harvest - Alexis C. Madrigal

Reduce the Prison Population, but Jail Violent Criminals Longer - Conor Friedersdorf. Why will the men who beat Giants fan Bryan Stow into a coma face shorter sentences for their assault than for illegally possessing guns?

Reduce the Prison Population, but Jail Violent Criminals Longer - Conor Friedersdorf

Reuters They nearly beat the man to death. In the Dodger Stadium parking lot, after a game against the San Francisco Giants, Marvin Norwood, 33, and Louie Sanchez, 31, knocked a man wearing a jersey of the opposing team to the ground. A witness heard his skull thud on the asphalt. Bryan Stow lay on the ground helpless. But his attackers kept up the assault. The 32 most powerful images ever taken. Every day billions of pictures are taken around the world, but how many of them will really make a mark? In this post we are going to show you some of the images that really made history.

Paper – stories from Facebook. Answers to Every Possible Thanksgiving Health Question, 2013 - James Hamblin. This is going to be the best Thanksgiving ever. Prepare your body and mind accordingly. Why are pecans, for my pies, 30 percent more expensive this year? They got a disease called scab, they got eaten by feral pigs, and China started to love them. Is turkey sleep different from normal sleep? Amazon Floats the Notion of Delivery Drones. Jeff Bezos, as always, is thinking outside the box — way, way outside.

Sunday night on “60 Minutes,” Mr. Bezos, the Amazon founder, floated the notion of using drones to deliver packages. Why Broken Escalators Throw Off Our Balance - Julie Beck. The feeling of a "phantom escalator" has a scientific explanation. The escalators on the D.C. I Found Jennifer Lawrence’s Cell Phone In A Cab. “This will be my exercise for the day,” I thought as I left the bar, planning to walk home. Photographers help too. Last year, during the McTavish flood in downtown Montreal, I had a photograph of a woman falling on a flooded St. Catherine street.