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How Paul Allen's $7 million and big data are combating Africa's elephant crisis

Africa's elephant population is in crisis Some 30,000 were killed for their tusks in 2012, according to the International Fund for Animal Welfare, and by some estimates, the population could be decimated in a decade if poaching continues...Show More Summary

4 mistakes to avoid when hiring millennials

As more millennials continue to enter the workforce, employers are increasingly turning their attention to recruiting them. But if employers think Generation Y workers will respond to the same old tactics they used in years past, they...Show More Summary

10 insanely realistic Sims and Sim City creations

Virtual reality isn't real enough for some Sims and Sim City fans. The simulation video game franchises let users simulate real life, creating human-like characters and helping them live their daily lives. Gamers can control nearly everything,...Show More Summary

Russian action star in hot water after eastern Ukraine shooting

DONETSK, Ukraine – A Russian action film star is in hot water after he was caught on film wearing press gear while firing a machine gun toward Ukrainian lines with Moscow-backed rebels at Donetsk airport. See also: Naked Russian Artist Cuts Off His Ear in Protest In the video released by the rebels’ NovorossiaTV on Oct. Show More Summary

What Google’s new Inbox app means for email marketers

Google is a company that thrives on innovation, and it has brought that energy and spirit to the email channel over the last few years, helping shake up the industry that just won't change (see, I didn't say "die" there). Google seems...Show More Summary

How — and how not — to travel for running races

More than 50,000 runners are expected to travel to New York City this Sunday for the marathon. If you’re one of them, or if you’ve ever traveled to compete in an athletic event, you know that there are a lot of ways things can go wrong. Show More Summary

Australian politicians are just as confused by metadata as you are

Metadata can be confusing. Just ask Prime Minister Tony Abbott, Attorney-General George Brandis and Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull. They've been changing their minds about data and what it actually means for years On Thursday, the Australia Government introduced a data retention bill to Parliament. Show More Summary

'The Colbert Report' end date officially set

Stephen Colbert's Comedy Central sign-off has been officially set The host announced Thursday night that the final episode of The Colbert Report will air Dec. 18, 2014, bringing to an end his almost decade-long run on the network. See...Show More Summary

Plantronics BackBeat Pro: Wireless headphones you'll actually want to use

Anyone who's ever been to a tech expo such as IFA, where Plantronics first showed its BackBeat Pros, knows that the headphone market is an extremely crowded space. Choices abound: Prosumer and high-end headphones from companies suchShow More Summary

Google reveals first functional Project Ara prototype (for real this time)

Google's Project Ara has reached an important milestone A new video shows off the most advanced prototype of the modular smartphone yet— one that actually boots and is able to launch an app. See also: Google Went Public 10 Years Ago,...Show More Summary

Man in Teletubby costume breaks into home, steals leftover Chinese food

Sometimes the urge to eat good General Tso's chicken is too strong. In this installment of embarrassing Halloween stories, 20-year-old Lehigh Universtity student Terez Sharek Owens was arrested on Sunday after breaking into his friend's home and stealing Chinese food from the fridge while wearing a yellow Teletubby costume. Show More Summary

Victor Zsasz's 'Gotham' debut looks incredible

Zsasz is coming, y'all, and it's going to be awesome On Monday, Anthony Carrigan, who recently portrayed The Mist on CW's The Flash, visits Gotham as supervillain and serial killer Victor Zsasz. And in a just-released sneak peek at the...Show More Summary

Why Australians cackle in the face of Halloween

SYDNEY — Halloween is here. Except a random street party held by 20-year-old students and a lonesome house covered in cobwebs, there is a stillness in the air. There are no knocks at the door, there are no groups of kids cackling as they hurry down the street, there are no free sweets. Show More Summary

Guns, weed and abortion: The issues up for a vote in 2014

It's much easier to frame an election around two candidates exchanging verbal punches than it is around an issue such as increasing the minimum wage or legalizing marijuana, but much of what is up for vote during this 2014 midterm election...Show More Summary

Photo challenge: Bring out your dark side

For this week's Mashable Photo Challenge, bring out your dark side. Explore the outdoors after sunset, look for shadows on dark pavement and entertain your superstitions See also: These Vintage Halloween Costumes Will Scare the Sheet...Show More Summary

The creators of Google Inbox explain why it's the future of Gmail

Google's on a mission to reinvent email. Its weapon: Inbox, a standalone app that launched last week. Inbox aims to make email more useful with several new tools. It surfaces relevant content (photos, for example) and information from within individual messages so you don't have to open anything to get at what you really want. Show More Summary

Andy Rubin, Google's robot chief and Android founder, steps down

Andy Rubin, the man at the helm of Google's robotics initiative and the co-founder of the Android mobile operating system, is stepping down from his post. The robotics team, which Rubin took over less than a year ago, is to be led by...Show More Summary

Nextdoor's treat map shows you where to find candy on Halloween

Trick-or-treating may be the best part of Halloween — but not all neighborhoods are equal when it comes to candy distribution That's why Nextdoor, a social network aimed at connecting neighborhoods, rolled out new mapping features to...Show More Summary

Burkina Faso president plans to step down after violent protests rock capital

The President of Burkina Faso said he will hand over his 27-year rule of the west African nation after violent protests rocked the capital city of Ouagadougou on Thursday. In a televised statement to the nation, President Blaise Compaore announced his intention to hand over power to a new democratically elected leader after a period of transition. Show More Summary

7 things Australia spends more money on than fighting Ebola

MELBOURNE — As the Ebola virus befalls its 10,000th victim, governments around the world are contributing resources to try and contain the epidemic in West Africa Among those countries is Australia, who has pledged $AU$18 million to the cause. Show More Summary

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