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Just Another Security Blog: SQL Injection on eBay.com.au subdomain

eBay Whilst looking for some bugs in ebay, I came across the domain http://3.ebay.com.au/ . It appears to be a domain for phone users on the old "Three" phone carrier/network, but I'm unsure. Three was bought out by Vodaphone awhile ago. The website is the exact same as http://imode.ebay.de/ , http://imode.ebay.fr/ , etc. On the third tab of the page, there's a link to the 'Categories' section. -- If anybody has every used eBay before, they would understand what this is; a list of categories as to where you can view items to buy.(Or in this case, go into a sub-category.) Instinctively, I saw that there were a few $_GET parameters being used, so I just put a simple apostrophe into the end of the first parameter, "emv_CatParent". To my amazement, it came back with a half-completed page. -- Pretty much the poster-child of a blind SQL Injection. I had trouble actually exploring this vulnerability, as I came to figure out that Microsoft SQL Server was being used for the backend, not a unix-based one. This created problems. Due to my lack of MSDB knowledge, I had to load the website into sqlmap and do everything through there.

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'Be A Fool': Ed Helms Speaks to Cornell's Class of 2014

is a leading source for news, information and resources for the Connected Generation. Mashable reports on the importance of digital innovation and how it empowers and inspires people around the world. Mashable's record 34 million unique visitors worldwide and 15 million social media followers are one of the most influential and engaged online communities. Founded in 2005, Mashable is headquartered in New York City with an office in San Francisco.

3
​How To Find And Purify Drinking Water In The Wilderness

If I'm way out in the wilderness somewhere and can say with reasonable certainty that other people haven't been around to poop near a water source, a lot of the time I'll just drink the water without filtering or treating it. I've only ever caught Giardia once and that was at a place where I definitely should have been cleaning my water, but got lazy. It manifested itself with a minor, three-day-long case of the runs a week after I got back from the trip. I'd imagine that I've developed something of a resistance to waterborne-illnesses though, I've been drinking it untreated all 33 years that I've been on this planet.

4
Investor Talk on Uber’s Valuation Hits as High as $17 Billion - Digits - WSJ

The bids for Uber’s funding round rolled in this past week, and the price for the on-demand car service seems poised to steeply rise.

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Apple no longer allowing people who have received a refund for apps to reinstall or update them

Though it is not very straightforward, it is possible to request a refund for an app. Previously, users were able to install or update the app even after getting the refund, which seemed a little unfair from a developer’s point of view.

6
The boy whose brain could unlock autism

As a small child, Markram says, he “wanted to know everything.” But his first few years of high school were mostly spent “at the bottom of the F class.” A Latin teacher inspired him to pay more attention to his studies, and when a beloved uncle became profoundly depressed and died young—he was only in his 30s, but “just went downhill and gave up”—Markram turned a corner. He’d recently been given an assignment about brain chemistry, which got him thinking. “If chemicals and the structure of the brain can change and then I change, who am I? It’s a profound question. So I went to medical school and wanted to become a psychiatrist.”

7
Watch Michael Jackson's holographic return at the Billboard Music Awards

It's unlikely to be the last holographic performance from a music artist that's no longer with us, but the notion of holographic music shows is gaining traction beyond that, whether it's for the fictional computer-generated (and Vocaloid-powered) Hatsune Miku , or even an entire attraction dedicated to K-Pop performances in Seoul , which, like the Billboard performance today, attempts to meld holographic video with real-life dance performers.

8 IGN's Watch Dogs Live Stream - IGN

The long wait for Watch Dogs is almost over. Ever since its reveal at E3 2012, we've been anxious to get our hands on Ubisoft's hacking-infused adventure. In preparation of the game's release on May 27, we're going to be live streaming a full hour of the game later this week.

9
Meet the electric motorcycle that's now the fastest production bike in the world

The bike has a much sharper look now, but the key specs are just the same, including a liquid-cooled 200-horsepower motor and a max range of 180 miles, depending on which battery option you choose. The weight of the battery causes it to be a heavy ride (225kg / 495 pounds) compared to some gas-powered superbikes out there, but what makes the Lightning stand out is the incredible torque (168 ft-lb) delivered by its gearless, direct drive internals. If you want to get a taste of what that feels like while blowing past someone on the highway, check out the video below at 3:10 -- you'll see a white sedan disappear into the background so quickly that you can barely identify the make.

10
Which X-Men Character Should Have Their Own Movie? - IGN

There are over 100 X-Men to choose from. If you were in charge of FOX, what character would you want to have a standalone film? Do you really want to see an R-rated Deadpool movie? Does the thought of an Iceman standalone movie make you feel all cool inside? Let us know in the comments below!

11
The 20 Most Valuable Brands In The World

Google, which was ranked No.1 in the 2007 through 2010 BrandZ Top 100, toppled Apple again because its brand value grew 40% to $159 billion since the 2013 rankings were issued. Apple's fell 20% to $148 billion, leaving it ranked as the No. 2 most valuable brand.

12
Family Honors 5-Year-Old Cancer Victim with Superhero-Themed Funeral - IGN

His family dressed up as some of Brayden's favorite superheroes, with his uncle, Cory Denton, portraying Thor while serving as a pallbearer. Other people wore Spider-Man, Batman, Hulk, Superman, and Iron Man costumes earlier this month.

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'Tile,' The Gadget That Makes Sure You Never Lose Anything Ever Again, Is Now On Sale To The Public

If your lost jacket isn't in some mysterious corner of your home, you can ask all other Tile App users to watch for it. If they get near it, their phones will beep and they can alert you to the jacket's whereabouts. That's why its creators, Mike Farley and Nick Evans, call it "the world's largest lost and found."

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Notation, notation, notation: a brief history of mathematical symbols

A few years ago friends and I were talking about the origins of written music. When the conversation turned to the origins of math symbols, I was surprised to learn that few people knew that almost all maths was written rhetorically before the 16th century, often in metered poetry. Most people think symbols for addition, subtraction or equality had been around long before Euclid wrote his Elements in the first century BCE. No! The original Elements is rhetorical. There are no symbols in Euclid’s works, aside from the letters marking the ends of lines and corners of geometric objects. There are no symbols in any early Arab algebra books. Nor do we find any in early European printed algebra books.

15
http://mobile.nytimes.com/blogs/opinionator/2014/05/10/young-minds-in-critical-condition/

In my film and philosophy class, for example, I have to insist that students put their devices away while watching movies that don’t immediately engage their senses with explosions, sex or gag lines. At first they see this as some old guy’s failure to grasp their skill at multitasking, but eventually most relearn how to give themselves to an emotional and intellectual experience, one that is deeply engaging partly because it does not pander to their most superficial habits of attention. I usually watch the movies with them (though I’ve seen them more than a dozen times), and together we share an experience that becomes the subject of reflection, interpretation and analysis. We even forget our phones and tablets when we encounter these unexpected sources of inspiration.

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The TheTechNewsBlog Daily

The TheTechNewsBlog Daily, by TheTechNewsBlog: updated automatically with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos.

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Google+ Stories: This Week in Social Media |

The 2014 Social Media Marketing Industry Report Is Out : Check out Social Media Examiner’s sixth annual social media study, where “more than 2800 marketers reveal where they focus their social media activities, which social tactics are most effective and how content plays a role into their social media marketing.”

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Ukraine's New President: Can a Candy King Lead a Post-Revolutionary Nation?

To cap it all off, Poroshenko has funded the biggest water dancing show in Europe, with fountains embedded in the river shooting hundreds of feet into the air to a music and laser show. It’s meant to be one of the top 10 water shows in the world. The whole of Ukraine can be like Vinnitsa is an underlying message in Poroshenko’s campaign, whose slogan is "Live in a New Way."

19
10 Crazy Grilling Hacks for an Unconventional Barbecue

When you lack access to a proper grill, don't resign yourself to takeout. Instead, get creative with the items you do have access to, like hot lava or an old shopping cart.

20
Will Google Glass Live Up To Its Hype In The Classroom?

I’m a freelance journalist specialising in education. My career so far has taken in regional and national newspapers and magazines; now I write for publications including Forbes, The Daily Telegraph and the Guardian. A lot has changed since I started covering education as a wide-eyed junior reporter in the early 1990s, not least the role of technology in the classroom, but as long as perfection remains just out of reach there will be plenty to discuss. I’ve been hooked on news since setting up a school magazine at 15, but these days I stick to reporting and let someone else sell the adverts, set the crossword and staple the pages together.

21
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22
Bryan Cranston: 'Walter White Got What He Deserved'; Wants to Direct Better Call Saul - IGN

“How could I do that? I don’t know how that works,” Cranston reflected when asked if that is something he’d be interested in doing. “I would like to direct an episode, though.”

23
3 Charts About Internet Access That Will Make Americans Embarrassed

If you often find yourself frustrated with sluggish internet speeds, these charts may not surprise you. 

24
Use reverse image search to avoid Craigslist scams - CNET

A few months back, some friends and the wife and I decided to take a trip to New Orleans for Jazz Fest. We quickly discovered that such a trip requires much more advanced planning than we'd done; lodging was scarce. With all hotels in the Crescent City at capacity, we searched for vacation rentals by owner. After striking out on some of the more legitimate rental sites such as Airbnb, we answered a few ads on Craigslist, many of which seemed too good to be true. After being repeatedly cautioned about this approach, we abandoned New Orleans for the Mississippi Delta, where cheap lodging, great music, cold beer, and delicious barbecue were all found in abundance.

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Straight Outta Cupertino ... Apple Could Acquire More Than Just Headphones In Beats Deal

Celebrities alone do not make a company cool.  The real roots of cool actually come from a decidedly uncool place: user experience.  The fact is, people wouldn’t think smartphones were cool if applications didn’t load with a confident swoop when you touch an icon or bump two phones together.  They wouldn’t listen to music on giant headphones if they weren’t cocoon-like shelters that make music pop and look cool slung around your neck.  They wouldn’t strap little cameras to their heads and chests if they didn’t fit like an appendage and make them look like the heroes of their own high definition adventure films.

26
Consciousness Might Emerge from a Data Broadcast

The model derives from the realization that whenever we become conscious of something—whether a familiar face in a crowd or the voice of a stranger—we can retain what we perceive in our mind for a brief period. This perception can remain in this short-term memory storage, a kind of mental scratch pad, even after the face has disappeared or the voice has died away. Cognitive scientist Bernard Baars of the Neurosciences Institute in La Jolla, Calif., who came up with the Global Workspace Model, took his central insight from the early days of artificial intelligence, in which specialized programs accessed a shared repository of information, the blackboard. According to Baars, it is the act of broadcasting data from the blackboard throughout a computational system, whether cybernetic or biological, that makes it conscious. Consciousness is just brain-wide sharing of information that is in the memory buffer of the blackboard.

27
Watch Neil DeGrasse Tyson Explain How Ludicrously Rich Bill Gates Is

During a 2011 speech at the University of Washington that's caught the attention of the Internet this week, the astrophysicist and "Cosmos" host says that if he sees some loose change on the street, he imagines it would only be worth his while to pick it up if it were 25 cents or more. So Tyson asks: "How much money has to be laying in the street for Bill Gates to be too busy to pick it up?"

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Why Facebook Spent a Year Learning to Listen in on Your TV Shows | Business | WIRED

If you can more easily share what you’re watching, Facebook has more leverage in attracting advertisers to its social network. Facebook executives have said they see a big business opportunity at the intersection of TV, music, and the Facebook audience. Television still commands premium rates from advertisers, and one way to nab some of that spending is to turn Facebook into a gathering place for television audiences. Twitter and Tumblr are making their own bid to attract and sell TV viewers, but neither has gone so far as to automatically tag your posts in the way Facebook will soon do.

29 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Xbox One Giveaway - IGN Community Central - IGN

We have a special prize for you. IGN and the lovely folks at Paramount Pictures want to celebrate the Digital HD release of Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit by giving away some free stuff! Specifically a Xbox One .

30
Order champagne, and a drone flies it to you - CNET

One percenters take note. A luxury hotel in Sausalito, Calif., is flying in bottles of bubbly via a specially equipped drone. Get your fancy-pants credit card out though, because it'll cost you.

31
7 Things Really Resourceful People Do

If you're going to be willing to bend a few rules now and again, get used to this wise, old saying: It's easier to get forgiveness than permission. The key is to make sure that the infraction is insignificant compared to the benefit you've created. At the same time, while there are times when you do need to apologize, make sure that you do so only for true offenses; never apologize for your success.

32
Transistor Review - IGN

Transistor is a wildly smart action-RPG that places all of its trust into your intelligence. Nothing from its cyberpunk story rife with mysteries, to its deep combat that encourages experimentation, is ever spelled out for you, which I personally loved. For its second game, developer Supergiant takes everything that felt right about Bastion’s world and storytelling, trims much of the fat, and adds depth to combat that turns each encounter in its six hours into a life-or-death puzzle.

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This App Lets You Share Your Life With A Stranger For 20 Days

“There’s an old idea from David Foster Wallace which is that one of the fundamental mistakes we all make as we move through the day is to mistake ourselves for the protagonist, because we don’t experience anything that isn’t happening with us at the center,” he said. “That’s the nature of the human experience, but it is obviously untrue. The world is made up of all of us sort of connecting together in profound and banal ways. If this works, and if other things like this work, we can start to build the idea that in fact you exist in parallel to at least one other person."

34
Hear disk drives play the 'Back to the Future' theme (really) - CNET

Think, McFly, think! What's a crazy-fun way to cover the theme from the 1980s classic sci-fi comedy flick "Back to the Future"? With disk drives, of course.

35
7 Gamecations for the Ultimate Nerdy Summer

is a leading source for news, information and resources for the Connected Generation. Mashable reports on the importance of digital innovation and how it empowers and inspires people around the world. Mashable's record 34 million unique visitors worldwide and 15 million social media followers are one of the most influential and engaged online communities. Founded in 2005, Mashable is headquartered in New York City with an office in San Francisco.

36
How to Use Google+ Communities for Business

A community allows individuals and organizations to find other like-minded Google+ users, bringing greater visibility to their discussions and content. These communities can act as a direct connection with your audience, helping your business continue to alter the conversations they are having on Google+ based on user feedback.

37
Frozen to Become Touring Disney on Ice Show This Fall - IGN

The New York Times reports that Disney will let Frozen go on a touring production, with 39 people making up the cast for the musical-on-ice show. Beginning in Orlando, Fla., the Disney on Ice production of Frozen will feature a blizzard (thanks to 20 or so snow machines) as well as video projections to create the film's setting in the North Mountains.

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#Bringbackourgirls and the complexities of attention

Though it can’t be compared to being kidnapped at gunpoint, my grandmother, back when she was a girl in conservative Turkey, wounded and emerging from World War I, was held back from school, just around the same age as the girls in Nigeria, because, well, girls should not go to school because it was“haram”—meaning profane, or forbidden by Islam, the same word Boko Haram has appropriated in their name. Her luck—actually my luck—was that the secular Republic of Turkey was being established at the time, and it was pressuring families to allow their girls go to school. Thus, a miracle: a teacher intervened, a scholarship appeared, a family in turmoil after losing a father relented, and she was put on a train to Istanbul, to the best girls’ boarding school in the country. Her life was saved, she has often told me, as she prayed over the soul of the teacher who intervened, as she does almost everyday, and she, in turn, saved mine as she stepped up as family matriarch as my own nuclear family disintegrated in turmoil.

39
Dota 2's International Prize Pool Exceeds $6 Million - IGN

The Compendium came out roughly two weeks ago and is an interactive book that allows Dota 2 fans to participate in The International as well as contribute to the prize pool. The 2014 edition costs $10 USD, with $2.50 going into the prize pool.

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24 'Game of Thrones' Prints to Decorate Your Wall

is a leading source for news, information and resources for the Connected Generation. Mashable reports on the importance of digital innovation and how it empowers and inspires people around the world. Mashable's record 34 million unique visitors worldwide and 15 million social media followers are one of the most influential and engaged online communities. Founded in 2005, Mashable is headquartered in New York City with an office in San Francisco.

41
Moto E review: the people's smartphone

The first cellphone I ever owned was the cute and compact Nokia 6510. My heart was actually set on the more expensive and slider-protected 8850, but a teenager’s budget could only stretch so far. The funny thing is that over the course of its lifetime, the handset I got served me exactly as well as my dream phone might have done. I made calls, sent and received texts, and played Snake II a lot. Those were the uncomplicated days of feature parity (mostly because phones just didn’t have all that many features to begin with). The premium handsets distinguished themselves with design, materials, and style, not with specs and performance.

42 http://www.ign.com/top/games-of-a-generation/?utm_campaign=ign+main+twitter&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social

In years to come it won't be console specs or hardware clout that defines the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Wii, but the games we played on them. From the first cautious steps into high-definition gaming to motion control and beyond, the last generation of consoles provided a platform upon which new ground was broken and timeless classics were borne.

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If in doubt, innovate

IN 2010 A GROUP of students at Aalto University, just outside Helsinki, embarked on the most constructive piece of student activism in the history of the genre. They had been converted to the power of entrepreneurialism during a visit to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. When they got home they organised a “summer of start-ups” to spread the word that Finland’s future lay with new companies, not old giants. The summer of start-ups turned into a season of innovation.

44
Faux Shark Skin Shows Just How Amazing The Real Stuff Is

For years, biologists and engineers have tried to unravel the mysteries of shark skin -- and to develop a synthetic version of the amazing stuff for use in commercial products ranging from speed-boosting swimsuits to drag-reducing coatings for ship hulls .

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Dog-operated light switch aims to help the disabled - CNET

It's easy to take common household tasks, like turning on a lamp, for granted. For people with physical limitations, however, lamps that use a floor switch can be a challenge. Four industrial design students from the University of Ghent in Belgium tackled the issue by developing a switch that can be activated by a dog's nose.

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LED vs. Plasma: Which HDTV Type Is Best?

The Verdict At this point, you have three choices: buy an LED-lit LCD, plasma, or OLED HDTV. Of those choices, only two (plasma and LED) are realistic, and one of those choices is dying out. Plasma screens are much more rare and expensive than most LCD screens at this point, but if you can spend over $2,000 on an HDTV and don't mind being limited to just Samsung and LG, you can pick up one that offers some of the best picture quality available. If you can spend closer to $10,000, you could get an OLED HDTV with a potentially even better picture, but that's a much less realistic option for most users. That leaves us with LED HDTVs, the most numerous and easy-to-find HDTV type, and one that can produce a great picture.

47
Giant Lego-Like Blocks Let Kids Build Better Forts

But Lilly says Buildies is not just for kids. “I've sent out a few kits and it turns out college-kids and grown ups like playing with blocks, too,” Lilly confirms. “Our video team built a fort around the desk in their office, and the Made in NY Media Center had a happy-hour event where all the co-working members built forts in the common area.” While there are some fort building kits on the market, such as MegaBlocks, Lilly says they're "smaller than Buildies and made of plastic, and you can't quite make a life-size fort with them."

48
Watch_Dogs Torrent secretly installing a Bitcoin miner on thousands of computers

One of the most seeded copies of Watch Dogs available online is reported to also install a Bitcoin mining virus on the computer of its victims. Blue Screen crashes, additional power consumption, and an overall unstable computer await those unlucky pirates that couldn�t wait for release day or didn�t want to spend the cash for a legit copy of Watch Dogs.

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Viral Video Recap: Baby Takes GoPro for a Swing and More

is a leading source for news, information and resources for the Connected Generation. Mashable reports on the importance of digital innovation and how it empowers and inspires people around the world. Mashable's record 34 million unique visitors worldwide and 15 million social media followers are one of the most influential and engaged online communities. Founded in 2005, Mashable is headquartered in New York City with an office in San Francisco.

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9 Future Jobs That Will Power Africa

Ever heard of an "Invisible Executive" or a "Nutrient Banker"? Those are just a few of the positions that are being created in Africa today that will drive economic development in the coming decades.

51 New Dimensions: 10 Amazing Things Printed In 3D
52 Twitter Responds To Santa Barbara Shootings With #YesAllWomen Hashtag
53 How OpiaTalk Uses "FOMO" To Turn Browsers Into Buyers
54 The Definitive World Cup Preview (in Haiku Form)
55 Charging a Smartphone, No Wires Required | MIT Technology Review
56 Samsung reportedly building smartwatch that doesn't need a phone
57 The Schools Where Apple, Google, and Facebook Get Their Recruits | Design | WIRED
58 Anime classic 'Sailor Moon,' uncut, sails to Hulu Plus - CNET
59 11 Fake Movies Never Coming to a Theater Near You
60 A week with Leica's T, the most beautiful mirrorless camera money can buy
61 Your "Gluten Intolerance" May Actually Be From Something Else in Wheat
62 Hate Your Android Keyboard? Try One Of These Four Alternatives
63 Four Things Microsoft Can Do To Take Windows To The Next Level
64 Here Are 80 Deeply Personal Things That Facebook Knows About You Right Now
65 Watch: How Two Artists Etch A Castle Onto A Single Grain Of Sand
66 Santa Barbara Community Holds Vigil, Classmates Remember Victims Online
67 Take a Mobile Scavegener-Hunt Tour, Created by Locals
68 10 Creative DIY Projects for the Unartistic
69 #Unplug: How to Work Hard and Still Have a Life
70 13 Crazy Wedding Confessions From Brides and Grooms
71 Meet the man who makes dinosaurs real
72 Why we do what we do
73 Everything Science Knows About Hangovers—And How to Cure Them | Magazine | WIRED
74 Can Tim Hortons Sell Americans on Canadian Breakfast?
75 As Sony’s TV Business Crumbles, a Look Back at Its Most Iconic Sets | Gadget Lab | WIRED
76 Child of Light Officially Headed to PS Vita - IGN
77 Sales Of 3D Metal Printers Grew Over 75% In 2013
78 Don Draper meets mutants in 'Mad X-Men' video - CNET
79 Star Trek: The Last Sci-Fi Hopeful About the Future
80 Samsung Tab Pro 8.4: More Like Semi-Pro [REVIEW]
81 IGN's 2014 TV Show Obituary: Here's What Got Cancelled - IGN
82 Did GoDaddy and Homeland Security shut down a Mexican protest site?
83 Otto's Guide to a Carefree Life, Dude
84 U.S. Companies Hacked by Chinese Didn’t Tell Investors
85 Far Cry 4 Synopsis Leaks, Revealing Characters and Plot - IGN
86 If Euclid Played Video Games, This Is The App He'd Build To Teach Geometry
87 Jupiter's Great Red Spot turning into little red dot - CNET
88 A Scientific Guide To Writing Popular--And Shareable--Headlines For Twitter, Facebook, And Your Blog
89 13 Star Wars Pickup Lines You Are Definitely Looking For
90 FIFA World Open Beta Going Global - IGN
91 Dennis Rodman, Kim Jong Un team up in new 16-bit shooter - CNET
92 7 Things You Should Do Before Launching a Beacon Program
93 Facebook's product guy is right, the media sucks -- but journalists are also right: Facebook has to share the blame
94 3 Rad 3D Printing Projects That Could Actually Help Save the Planet
95 Legacy IT makers IBM, EMC and others deal with, um, interesting times
96 100 Years Of Type In Design, Curated By Monotype
97 Ukraine's Presidential Election: 7 Big Things You Need to Know