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  1. Can 'free speech' be 'moderated'? Yes.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | Mashable

    In this Dec. 7, 1964 file photo, Mario Savio, leader of the Berkeley Free Speech Movement, speaks to assembled students on the campus at the University of California in Berkeley, Calif. The fall of 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the Free Speech Movement, a protest that only lasted for three months but set the stage for the turbulent 1960s.

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  2. Definitely don't freak out over how easy it was to hack this voting machineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 7 | Mashable

    Here's a fun fact on the eve of perhaps the most contentious election in recent American history: It's totally possible to hack a voting machine and alter its final tally. Cylance, a cybersecurity firm, demonstrated a hack against a Sequoia AVC Edge Mk1 machine in a video released Friday.

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  3. The technology that may finally make 'clean' cookstoves a realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 5 | Mashable

    Billions of people around the world still cook inside over open fires. They burn dung, wood and charcoal to fuel the flames, clouding their homes with toxic fumes.

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  4. One of the most livable cities is hiding a disturbing realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | Mashable

    If you Google "Charlotte, North Carolina," after you wade through stories about the police shooting of Keith Scott, you're likely to see the city pop up on lists of the "best cities" in the United States. The Huffington Post called Charlotte " the new Atlanta " in late 2014.

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  5. 13 hostages rescued after raid ends standoff in Bangladesh restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2016 | Mashable

    Bangladeshi forces stormed an upscale Dhaka restaurant to end a hostage-taking by heavily armed militants early Saturday, killing six of the attackers and rescuing 13 captives including foreigners. The military said 20 hostages were killed during the 10-hour standoff, and a survivor's father said the attackers spared people who could recite verses from the Quran.

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  6. There is a new storm the size of the U.S. churning on NeptuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Mashable

    A large, dark vortex the size of the continental United States roils in Neptune's atmosphere according to new photos snapped by a powerful telescope in space. The Hubble telescope confirmed the new storm in May 2016, and it marks the first time a new storm has been seen on the cold, gaseous planet in the outer solar system in the 21st century, according to NASA.

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  7. Smart tampon reminds you when it's time to tugRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Mashable

    Menstruation. It's a reality that 50% of the populous experiences but a topic that doesn't get a lot of discussion - especially in tech circles.

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  8. Student kicked off flight for 'potentially threatening comments' was just speaking ArabicRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Mashable

    Khairuldeen Makhzoomi was waiting for takeoff on a flight from Los Angeles to Oakland, California, when he decided to give his uncle in Baghdad, Iraq, a quick call. The 26-year-old University of California, Berkeley student told his uncle he'd just attended a dinner with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

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  9. 4 ways colleges can empower student entrepreneurs to change the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | Mashable

    While attending CGI University last weekend for the first time as president of the Clinton Foundation, rather than a university president, I found it hard not to constantly remind students to study, get some sleep and keep their dorm rooms clean. But I know my worries are mostly unfounded - relative to other generations, today's young people are all right.

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  10. Yelp reveals top 100 U.S. restaurants for 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Mashable

    Yelp released its list of top 100 places to eat in the U.S. on Wednesday, honed through analyzing restaurants' performances in customer rankings since 2004. The list ranges from what may be the world's greatest meat-and-potato mashup to molecular gastronomy tasting menus.

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  11. Creepy, stealthy cockroaches inspire a search-and-rescue robotRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | Mashable

    According to a study conducted at the University of California, Berkeley, the cockroach is able to withstand extreme pressure - up to 900 times its body weight - and traverse spaces up to 60% smaller than its normal body size while still moving at shockingly high speeds . This allows the insect to appear in some of the most unlikely of places and generally creep us out.

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