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Anna Stoehr became an Internet celebrity at age 113, when she owned up to fibbing to join Facebook. Stoehr was born before the Wright brothers took their historic first flight.
In every disaster there is an opportunity, and a market, for someone.
Confide, a smartphone app company, created an app, also called Confide, that makes top-secret business messages self-destruct, like Snapchat images. According to Confide's website, "messages disappear after they're read, ensuring all of your communication remains private, confidential and always off the record."
Confide is trying to capitalize on the Sony hack by pitching its app to big companies, according to the Wall Street Journal. Good timing.
The best part? The company is offering the service to Sony for free.
Charter schools, special education, and new preschool funding are among changes for New Orleans schools.
Hunger has become one of the biggest issues in British society. A parliamentary report says one problem is welfare benefits, which have been cut under the conservative government.
A new project places little kayaks filled with aquatic plants under latrines in floating homes on Southeast Asia's largest freshwater lake. So how do the toilets clean the wastewater?
The agency said it will issue a draft guidance recommending the proposed change in 2015. A ban on gay blood donors has been in effect since the early 1980s when fears about HIV/AIDS were widespread.
Sony had pulled the controversial comedy that centers on a plot to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong Un after ominous threats were made allegedly by a group that hacked the studio's emails.