The BJP felt short of its promises of creating jobs and cleaning up corruption in the rural stateTeachers in Assam wearing traditional Assamese dress. Image via Flickr by Michael Foley. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.
The government of India's Assam state, led...
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Fast citizenship programmes are popular in the Caribbean CommunityPlane flying over the Caribbean. Photo by Vilseskogen on Flickr, CC BY-NC 2.0.
Citizenship-for-purchase programmes, meant to boost ailing tourism economies, are proving to be...
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September has been a busy month for malicious Android apps, with dozens of them from a single malware family alone flooding either Google Play or third-party markets, researchers from security companies...
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Comparing sou-sous to pyramid schemes is not fair or accurateTrinidad and Tobago money. Photo by Mark Morgan on Flickr, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.
With the COVID-19 pandemic has come a worldwide rise in financial fraud. On September 22, the Trinidad and...
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Susan Casey-LefkowitzBusiness as usual for the oil and gas industry means increasing production even as investors are pulling out and bankruptcies are looming. (Photo: tolkien1914/flickr/cc)
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Julie HollarThe recent media-sponsored town halls with President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden haven’t inspired much hope for the place of climate in the debates. (Photo: Takver/flickr/cc)
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Walden Bello"The recent massive fiscal and monetary interventions of capitalist states, though insufficient, have underlined for people what is possible under another system with different priorities and values." (Photo: Jonny White/cc/flickr)
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Anne SchechingerAs with older, traditional farm subsidy programs, the largest farms, which need the help the least, received the most taxpayer dollars from these two new programs. (Photo: TumblingRun/flickr/cc)
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New York City's One World Trade Center is the sixth-tallest building in the world.
We ranked the tallest completed buildings in the world right now using data from The Skyscraper Center.
At 2,716 feet, the Burj Khalifa in...
Google Takeout has long let users export and download local copies of their data. With the Data Transfer Project, Google made it so that you could directly move an image library to a third-party service. Google Takeout now lets you select specific...
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Enlarge / Former Energy Secretary Ernst Moniz speaks at an ARPA-E event in 2016. (credit: DOE / Flickr)
In 2009, the US Department of Energy started funding energy research through the Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy (or ARPA-E)...
The repeated light and dark pattern you can see down the side of this embryo is caused by the presence of somites. (credit: Flickr user Lunar Caustic)
There's a bit of a problem in biology that's so obvious that most biologists don't end up...
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A woman seeking emergency treatment for a life-threatening condition died after a ransomware attack crippled a nearby hospital in Duesseldorf, Germany, and forced her to obtain services from a more distant...
Nepal finds itself in the line of fire of the China-US trade war and the Indo-China border conflictIndia-Nepal border at Sonauli. Image via Flickr by Axel Drainville. CC BY 2.0.
Bound by cultural ties and religion, the once-friendly...
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Together, these six nations represent 44 per cent of the world’s population Coronavirus image concept of medical face mask and money, representing the pandemic and economic damages by Jernej Furman on Flickr, CC BY 2.0.
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Enlarge / Modern reconstruction of a Viking longboat. (credit: Dun.can / Flickr)
A recent study of ancient DNA sheds light on who the Viking groups were and how they interacted with the people they met. The Viking Age, from around 750 to 1100 CE,...
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