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Inuit were not the first people to settle in the Arctic

A study published today in the journal Science shows the first people to settle in the Arctic weren't Inuit but rather ‘paleo-Eskimos’ — a Siberian people not genetically related to today’s Inuit or First Nations people.

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Nintendo reveals the New Nintendo 3DS

Nintendo revealed today its New Nintendo 3DS system, an upcoming version of the 3DS hardware that features a second stick built in, in addition to new shoulder buttons. The new system was confirmed...

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Retailers working on 'visual search' smartphone feature

Imagine using your phone to snap a photo of the cool pair of sunglasses your friend is wearing and instantly receiving a slew of information about the shades along with a link to order them. Though many companies are trying to make 'visual search' a reality, this seemingly simple notion remains elusive.

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Every Ikea Catalog Cover Since 1951

It's that time of year: If you're one of the hundreds of millions people on Ikea's mailing list, you probably recently received a thick square of super-thin paper filled with (mostly rendered) products. Ikea has been sending these babies out for more than six decades--and you can follow the evolution of popular design just by looking at them.

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China's Tencent shuts messaging accounts after censorship rules-state media

China's Tencent Holdings Ltd has suspended more than 300 accounts on its WeChat mobile messaging app and banned around 40 others as government restrictions on spreading political news online take effect, state media said on Friday. Earlier this month, China imposed new rules on what kind of information can be spread via instant messaging apps as well as restrictions on accounts which can broadcast news to large numbers of followers. Of the 357 accounts closed down by Tencent as of August 25, 46...

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Officials: Nearly a Dozen From Twin Cities Fighting in Syria

In addition to the American rapper from Minneapolis recently killed in the bloody fighting in Syria, nearly a dozen former residents of Minnesota’s Twin Cities have left their homes to join take up arms with extremist rebel groups in the Middle Eastern nation, U.S. officials told ABC News today.

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