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India and Pakistan Escalate Nuclear Arms Race

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan—The nuclear arms race between India and Pakistan is intensifying, with new weaponry and more aggressive doctrines that are stoking tensions between two powers at growing risk of confrontation.

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Why the Patagonia Black Hole Duffel Is the Only Travel Bag You Need

Waterproof and designed to survive a beating, the Black Hole has earned it’s place among adventurers. Photo: Benjamin Ditto/Patagonia I like my bags like my architecture: with an open floor plan.

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Into the woods: how one man survived alone in the wilderness for 27 years

hristopher Knight was only 20 years old when he walked away from society, not to be seen again for more than a quarter of a century. He had been working for less than a year installing home and vehicle alarm systems near Boston, Massachusetts, when abruptly, without giving notice to his boss, he quit his job.

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17 Camping Gear Fails You Never Want to Make Again

There’s adequate camping gear, and then there’s the Poler Napsack. And yet, many people try to sleep in these things outdoors. Why?

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How to Read the Weather

How Accurate Is That 10-Day Forecast? “Most TV meteorologists make ten-day forecasts without telling viewers that after the first two or three days, it’s probably a crapshoot,” says Jack Williams, USA Today’s founding weather editor.

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The Economics of Environmentalism

For some reason, years ago, someone decided that business and environmentalism should be mortal enemies. Well, maybe that’s not quite how it happened. But some days, it feels like it.

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The Story of Firefox OS

The Story of Firefox OS I remember at a team dinner once Mitchell Baker, Mozilla’s Chairwoman and “Chief Lizard Wrangler”, talked about the importance of storytelling. She talked about how telling stories in the open source software community helps us to reflect on shared experiences and learn from them.

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The Man Who Played with Absolute Power

In his 2008 TED Talk, Philip Zimbardo introduced his subject by showing his audience M.C. Escher’s Circle Limit IV, a set of black and white tessellated angels and demons. The art, Zimbardo explained, reminds us that “good and evil are the yin and yang of the human condition.”

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