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Wikipedia Vulnerabilities Explored In New Research

Monopolization of community-based information networks by cartels of a few “super editors” among several risks that could lead to a diminished Wikipedia Wikipedia’s quality benefits from high levels…

digital archaeology

3D Printing Against Daesh: “We Will Recreate What ISIS Destroyed”

3D technology comes to the rescue after the destruction of several world cultural treasures by the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). According to the United…

Fast Eddy

Man Running Across Canada And Back Has Made It Half Way

Cross Canada charity runner Fast Eddy has made it to the East Coast — he ran from Vancouver Island to Cape Spear, Newfoundland, the most eastern point in…

Iceland Euro 2016

Iceland Bringing More than Football to Euro 2016

It’s become journalistic shorthand to describe Iceland’s impact at Euro 2016 as ‘volcanic’, but the team’s success in France is down to the close bond that exists in…

Pianist

Music for Melting Icebergs : Pianist Ludovico Einaudi Performing on the Arctic Ocean

60 year-old Italian composer and pianist Ludovico Einaudi performed his composition “Elegy for the Arctic” last Friday in the Svalbard islands in Norway facing sub-zero temperatures. A grand…

Inching Closer to Invariable Totalitarianism

A week ago, I received the rather unexpected Canada Census slip in the mail, with the all-too-well known, yet still alarming text of “Complete the census – it’s…

Jamala’s Victory

I have learned not to blow Eurovision out of all proportion. However the victory which was gained by Susana Jamaladynova – by her stage name Jamala – is…

Facebook Explains How It Picks What to “Trend”

Facebook this week published a blog post in its newsroom in response to recent accusations that the social network promotes liberal news while downplaying conservative, explaining how it…

Seamus Heaney

From Requiems to Republics: Seamus Heaney, Pablo Neruda and 1916

Easter Monday in Ireland will mark the centenary of a failed rebellion against British rule in Ireland, while April will see the anniversary of the birth of the…

John Oliver Is Urgently Asking America To #MakeDonaldDrumpfAgain

diabetes

Scientists Successful In Growing “Mini-Stomachs” That Produce Insulin When Transplanted

A team of researchers has succeeded in creating mini insulin-producing organs that can be implanted into a diabetic animal to maintain glucose levels, progress towards what they consider the future…

Crimea

Crimean Tatars – The Struggle Of A Nation

It is three o’clock at night. Your front door is being knocked on heavily. Not completely awake, you come closer to the door. When you open it, the…

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