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Amanda Knox is free because she's rich and American, says Patrick Lumumba. With a new experimental space in Boston, Autodesk wants to bring manufacturing back to cities. Global computer design company Autodesk has unveiled today the location for the East Coast version of its Pier 9 facility, an experimental maker space geared towards the creative class.

With a new experimental space in Boston, Autodesk wants to bring manufacturing back to cities

The new space, located in the Marine Industrial Park in the Drydock area of South Boston, will have a much different focus than its Bay Area predecessor, focusing specifically on construction design as well as innovation in fabrication processes and manufacturing materials. The company is hoping that the new downtown Boston offices will both attract more of the engineering talent coming out of MIT, Harvard, and other local schools, and also serve as a way to showcase Autodesk to an innovation community that is increasingly trying to bring manufacturing and hardware processes back into an urban setting.

Quora. Photos: Inside China’s unknown mega-city. You Wouldn't Steal A Car. Quora. MRW after a couple of months at a new job. NjXqTB8. How Putin could lose power. After more than a decade in power, Russian President Vladimir Putin is struggling through what may be his most turbulent and difficult year in office.

How Putin could lose power

His economy is crumbling under the global collapse in oil prices; US and European economic sanctions are punishing his inner circle and most powerful state institutions. History, Travel, Arts, Science, People, Places. How to Be Alone Without Getting Lonely. ELI5:Why can some people fall asleep faster than other people? What goes on in the brain? : explainlikeimfive. Smoking in vehicles. From 1 October 2015 it will be illegal to smoke in a car (or other vehicles) with anyone under 18 present.

Smoking in vehicles

The law is changing to protect children and young people from the dangers of secondhand smoke. The Fight Against Addiction: Is Love All You Need? : 13.7: Cosmos And Culture. If anything deserves to be called "the establishment view," it is what Johann Hari — in his new book on addiction and the war on drugs, Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs — calls the pharmaceutical model of addiction.

The Fight Against Addiction: Is Love All You Need? : 13.7: Cosmos And Culture

The pharmaceutical model says that addiction is about chemicals. Addiction is a chronic incurable disease of the brain. The brain's pleasure centers are hijacked. Uk.businessinsider. Quora. A Statistical Analysis of the Work of Bob Ross. Bob Ross was a consummate teacher.

A Statistical Analysis of the Work of Bob Ross

He guided fans along as he painted “happy trees,” “almighty mountains” and “fluffy clouds” over the course of his 11-year television career on his PBS show, “The Joy of Painting.” Man who sued Comcast now wants over $5M, says ISP shouldn’t have smeared him. Just after his lawsuit failed to settle last week, aggrieved former Comcast customer Conal O’Rourke filed an amended civil complaint that stemmed from a year-long billing dispute with the ISP.

Man who sued Comcast now wants over $5M, says ISP shouldn’t have smeared him

But this time, he's now raised the demanded amount to more than $5 million. Previously, he had asked for "all damages legally and/or proximately caused to Mr. O’Rourke by Defendants totaling more than $1 million" when the suit was first filed in October 2014. The new March 27, 2015 amended complaint is largely identical to the original one, except that it also adds a new "cause of action" against Comcast, listed now as number six of seven: "Invasion of Privacy (Public Disclosure of Private Facts). " O’Rourke met with Ars in early October 2014 in Oakland, California, with an astonishing amount of documentation detailing each step of this saga.

Does classical music make babies smarter? As well as classical CDs and DVDs for very young children, this week sees the launch of a programme of concerts for babies - including those in utero.

Does classical music make babies smarter?

Does playing classical music to babies make a difference? Opinion is divided; but many experts think that it may stimulate the brain in a way that helps educational and emotional development. It's known as the Mozart Effect, a theory which is credited with boosting IQ, improving health, strengthening family ties and even producing the occasional child prodigy. Numerous studies conclude that playing music to babies in the womb and in the early years helps build the neural bridges along which thoughts and information travel. Caring for Alzheimer’s: How Three Couples Cope. Girlfriends of Silicon Valley" producer insists "we don't want to reinforce gender stereotypes" This past weekend, just as my gender-based outrage muscles were starting to atrophy, post- Pao trial -- a flyer showed up in my Twitter stream...

Girlfriends of Silicon Valley" producer insists "we don't want to reinforce gender stereotypes"

Oh no. Oh no, no, no. I sent an email to the address on the flyer, asking for more details on the project. On Monday morning, I received a reply from Jason Mitchell, the Creative Director of the Connected Set, the British production company behind it. Car maintenance sucks — but Openbay’s new device helps drivers not get screwed over. Car maintenance, and the costs associated with auto care, is a pain point and often a total mystery for many car owners.

Car maintenance sucks — but Openbay’s new device helps drivers not get screwed over

It is also one of the last industries where the consumer has traditionally had no power over negotiations, especially once a car is in an auto repair shop. This morning at the New York International Auto Show, auto repair marketplace startup Openbay unveiled a new product called OpenbayConnect to give consumers more power in the process of getting work done on their cars. The new device, which Openbay founder and chief executive Rob Infantino says can be installed by anyone, automatically connects a car’s computer system to diagnose problems and find a local repair shop to fix the issue through the company’s automated service recommendation engine. Land a New Job with the Back Door Method on LinkedIn.

Quora. I Followed My Stolen iPhone Across The World, Became A Celebrity In China, And Found A Friend For Life. My favorite physics simulation. Uk.businessinsider. AMC/"Mad Men"Christina Hendricks plays Joan Harris in "Mad Men.

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" Peggy Olson is depicted as the sole female copywriter to wander the halls of Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce in the "Mad Men" series' depiction of advertising in the 1960s, but women had actually been working in the industry for decades. Click here to see the real 'Mad Women'> Living With a Computer. Researchers confirm existence of the Force. Update 2 April 2015: Enjoy our April fool? But seriously folks, this week CERN is busy with restarting the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) Researchers at the Large Hadron Collider just recently started testing the accelerator for running at the higher energy of 13 TeV, and already they have found new insights into the fundamental structure of the universe.

Though four fundamental forces – the strong force, the weak force, the electromagnetic force and gravity – have been well documented and confirmed in experiments over the years, CERN announced today the first unequivocal evidence for the Force. Massive power blackouts hit Turkish cities. Scores of provinces in Turkey suffered a massive power cut on March 31 for an unknown reason, bringing to a halt mass transportation, hospitals and production for several hours. Officials told daily Hürriyet that a technical problem in the system of the Turkish Electricity Conduction Company (TEİAŞ), which operates energy transmission lines, led to the massive outage. Doğan News Agency reported that almost all 81 provinces were affected by the cuts, except for the eastern province of Van, which imports electricity from neighboring Iran.

Activists Stop Paying Their Student Loans : NPR Ed. Hollywoodreporter. This story first appeared in the April 10 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. You say you care about preserving your data... but a new survey says you're lying. The 25 most popular travel destinations in the US. JnsdZ7g.gif (GIF Image, 300 × 143 pixels) How Companies and Services Like Facebook Are Shaped by the Programming Languages They Use.

When the Japanese computer scientist Yukihiro Matsumoto decided to create Ruby, a programming language that has helped build Twitter, Hulu, and much of the modern Web, he was chasing an idea from a 1966 science fiction novel called Babel-17 by Samuel R. Quora. Democracy v Psychology: why people keep electing idiots. How to Motivate Yourself to Actually Start That Passion Project. Uk.businessinsider. Via Flickr. Quora. Things You Should Never Say to Women Working in Tech or Science. Quora. Poverty shrinks brains from birth. Ian Spanier/Cultura RM/Getty Images A new study finds that children's cognitive skills are linked to family income.

Uk.businessinsider. With 'Single-Stream' Recycling, Convenience Comes At A Cost. Hide caption At Resource Management's material recovery facility, workers pull plastic bags, other trash and large pieces of cardboard off the conveyor belts before the mixed single-stream recyclables enter the sorting machines. Quora. The Podemos revolution: how a small group of radical academics changed European politics. Superhero Post-It Mural. Why-AmericaE28099s-obsession-with-STEM-education-is-dangerous. Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg and Jeff Bezos (Photos by Getty Images and AFP/Photos by Getty Images and AFP) If Americans are united in any conviction these days, it is that we urgently need to shift the country’s education toward the teaching of specific, technical skills. Every month, it seems, we hear about our children’s bad test scores in math and science — and about new initiatives from companies, universities or foundations to expand STEM courses (science, technology, engineering and math) and deemphasize the humanities.

Scientists sent ants into space. This is what they looked like. How a Startup Called Improbable Hopes to Revolutionize Virtual Worlds. Forget 3D printing—3D subtraction is going to arrive in your garage first. Quora. The Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) in Indiana and Arkansas. Overpopulation, overconsumption – in pictures. Generous welfare benefits make people more likely to want to work, not less. This device turns your iPhone into a Gameboy—and no, it's not a joke. Broken Men And Their Broken System — The Cauldron. The End of College? Not So Fast. Quora. Hiking in the Nordic countries. These are all the countries where the US has a military presence.

Uk.businessinsider. You can now run Android apps on a Mac or PC with Google Chrome. The Most Popular Antidepressants Are Based On An Outdated Theory [UPDATED] The Salary Required to Be “Middle Class" in Every State. AT&T vs. municipal fiber. Deion Sanders Embarrassed His Own Son With A Sick Dad Burn. ELI5: Why are hospitals so ridiculously expensive? 4 stitches for $4k...$90 for two pills... Etc etc. Is there a reason for this or is it just total corruption? : explainlikeimfive.

The future of loneliness. Senator calls for The Anarchist Cookbook to be “removed from the Internet” Quora. History, Travel, Arts, Science, People, Places. Americans Watched Their Incomes Shrink, Except For the Highest-Earners. Zarif stresses benefits to Iran of framework nuclear deal. Baby Geniuses: How Surprises Help Infants Learn — The Atlantic. Without Janitors, Students Are In Charge Of Keeping School Shipshape : NPR Ed. Quora. Quora. Quora. Meet the “right-to-work” movement that will break the working class.

Quora. The New York Times - Breaking News, World News & Multimedia. Video: John Oliver meets Edward Snowden and isn’t afraid to ask the tough questions. Quora. Startup Aims for a Social Virtual World. Quora. What every major job category pays, in one chart. L. Ron Hubbard's Best Career Lessons. Uk.businessinsider. 2oWwPZV. An unpowered exoskeleton decreases the energy required for walking. Bloomberg Business - Business, Financial & Economic News, Stock Quotes. Twitter complies with Turkey's request, ban lifted. Thanks to subscriber limits and service outages, cutting the cord will be harder than expected. The Browser - Britain’s Obsession With American Decline. Quora.

WmK0ISR. Obama, Netanyahu, and the disappearance of statesmanship.