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Diamonds 101

If you're planning on popping the question this year, you're probably in the market for some jewelry. And we realize you might be too busy...

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psMUVOSAIw4If you're planning on popping the question this year, you're probably in the market for some jewelry. And we realize you might be too busy crafting the perfect proposal to research the pedigree of your engagement ring. That's why we do the legwork for you in our latest video Transparency.

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Kinkajou Projector Brings Literacy to Mali

Teaching adults to read is a difficult enough task in and of itself, but in rural Mali, teachers also face classrooms without electricity and books weathered by the punishing desert climate. Enter the Kinkajou Projector, a fusion of high and low technology that makes teaching night literacy classes as..

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5B_RK61NI1QTeaching adults to read is a difficult enough task in and of itself, but in rural Mali, teachers also face classrooms without electricity and books weathered by the punishing desert climate. Enter the Kinkajou Projector, a fusion of high and low technology that makes teaching night literacy classes as easy as ABC.LEARN MOREDesign That Matters

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Attack of the Giant Jellyfish!

Giant jellyfish have invaded the northern coasts of the Japanese islands and they're causing problems. Frustrated local fishermen are hauling...

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Cornography

The United States is the number one per capita consumer of corn in the world. Don't recall stuffing your face with thousands of ears of corn...

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZhL95GGmXCYThe United States is the number one per capita consumer of corn in the world. Don't recall stuffing your face with thousands of ears of corn last year? As expounded in The Omnivore's Dilemma, King Corn, and Super Size Me, high fructose corn syrup and other derivatives work their way into everything from Wonder Bread to Big Macs. Add to that corn grown for ethanol production, and you're looking at one corn-obsessed culture.

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The State of the Planet

As we head into the last year of the two thousand aughts, we take a look at some of the numbers that shaped our lives this past year.  Thanks for the memories, 2008..\r\n

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WqFoP_RFHscAs we head into the last year of the two thousand aughts, we take a look at some of the numbers that shaped our lives this past year. Thanks for the memories, 2008.

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Part 1: The ABCs of War Bots

Technological developments have enabled the evolution of warfare from cavemen bludgeoning each other with blunt objects to career soldiers...

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YO8dLk_QGsMTechnological developments have enabled the evolution of warfare from cavemen bludgeoning each other with blunt objects to career soldiers detonating explosives from miles away. What's next on the battlefields of the future? Military robots are rolling, flying, and swimming into conflict zones, aiding and protecting their human counterparts. We take a closer look at these robo-warriors in our new series, "Military Robots."Continued in Part 2, "Soldiers and Their Bots."

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