A ton of ivory was crushed in the middle of Times Square to show the horrors of elephant poaching

NEW YORK — Federal officials and conservationists crushed more than one ton of ivory in Times Square today, in an effort to show zero tolerance toward illegal ivory poaching around the world.The ivory items, ranging from tusks to trinkets and jewelry,

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Why Is Craigslist Censoring Anti-Ivory Ads But Not Real Ivory Sales?

Craiglist’s infamous “missed connections” section is a great place to write a love ballad to that special someone you made fleeting eye contact with at the grocery store. Or, you know, that African elephant that was slaughtered by poachers last week. Read more...

The US Ivory Trade is Alive and Well on Craigslist

We tend to think of the ivory trade as an elusive black market of hardened criminals and shadowy elites, operating in the darkest recesses of the Internet. But as it turns out, there are plenty more ordinary ivory buyers and sellers, including just about anyone on Craigslist.Read more...

A Journalist Used an Artificial Tusk to Track the Illegal Ivory Trade

Tracking the movement of ivory through the nebulous, international black market is extraordinarily difficult. But we need to start doing a better job of it if we want to stamp out the illegal trade that claims 100 elephant lives every day. One journalist’s solution?

Ivory trade is 'rampant' on Craigslist, topping an estimated $15 million a year

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A ton of ivory was crushed in the middle of Times Square to show the horrors of elephant poaching

NEW YORK — Federal officials and conservationists crushed more than one ton of ivory in Times Square today, in an effort to show zero tolerance toward illegal ivory poaching around the world.The ivory items, ranging from tusks to trinkets and jewelry,

Ivory DNA reveals Africa's elephant poaching hotspots, study finds

Despite 46 countries pledging to control the illegal ivory trade last year, elephant poaching is still occurring at an alarming rate. More than 20,000 elephants were killed for their tusks across Africa in 2014 (effectively unchanged from 2013),

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Swiss customs seize 578 pounds of ivory taken from up to 50 elephants

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Jimmy Fallon and Terry Crews Strip Down for 'Ebony And Ivory'

Break out the body oil: This is no ordinary Jimmy Fallon lip sync. When it comes to Terry Crews, The Tonight Show host needed to do something a little special.On Monday's show, Fallon subbed in a more muscular body double for a duet with the Brooklyn Nine-Nine actor-slash-chest dancer.

One of the World's Largest Elephants Killed by Ivory Poachers in Kenya

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Google exec claims controversial Dragonfly search engine is 'terminated'

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Fitbit fitness trackers are on sale this Prime Day — save up to 62%

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While defending Trump, Kellyanne Conway asks reporter 'What’s your ethnicity?’

Kellyanne Conway seems to think it's okay — and even relevant — to ask what someone's ethnicity is during a press conference. It's not. Today, reporter Andrew Feinberg asked Conway to clarify what President Trump meant by a series of racist tweets aimed at four congresswomen this week. In response,

Domino's goes too far by adding GPS to the pizza tracker

I should have seen it coming from a thousand miles away, but I still feel blindsided. Domino’s just made a major change to its pizza tracker.The pizza chain announced it would finally add GPS functionality to its long-running online delivery service, per CNBC. Yes, you read that right:

This small autonomous robot will deliver food at your doorstep — Strictly Robots

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AmazonBasics microwave is $50 off *and* comes with a free Echo Dot

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Get a Sky Zone x Vuly 14-foot trampoline on sale for $299 at Walmart

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Inspiring Malala documentary trailer will give you goosebumps

Sometimes it's easy to forget that Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai is only 17.The young education activist is the subject of a new documentary, He Named Me Malala, directed by Davis Guggenheim. The film looks at Yousafzai's family life,

NASA's Cassini spacecraft snaps moody images of Saturn's moon Dione

Saturn and its many moons always look so moody in black-and-white photos, and new images sent back to Earth from a probe exploring the ringed planet is no exception.NASA's Cassini spacecraft flew by Saturn's moon Dione recently, and the images it captured from that close pass are incredible.

Grab on to virtual reality and hold tight with the Oculus Touch

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TV somewhere, sometimes: Pay TV’s rocky path towards a streaming future

TV Everywhere is too complicated and fragmented to be really popular -- but it has nonetheless changed television.

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微软手机品牌日前的动作明确表明,Nokia未消失反倍受重视,微软将会在授权期内,榨干“Nokia”的剩余价值;思科第四财季净利22.47亿美元 拟裁员6千;RealPlayer裁员85人 占员工总数的10%;亚马逊推信用卡刷卡器拓展线下业务。

微软:Visual Studio 2015与.NET 2015预览版已开放下载

微软已经宣布了Visual Studio 2015和.Net 2015,两者均已于今日开放下载。作为在纽约举办的Connect大会主题演讲的一部分,上述平台可帮助开发人员打造跨平台的应用程序,从Windows到Linux、甚至iOS和Android。

BBC:亚洲人患上智能手机成瘾症

199IT消息,据BBC近日报道称,对韩国约1000名学生的调查发现,72%的学生在11岁或12岁时就有了一部智能手机,他们平均每天花5.4小时在手机上。其中四分之一的孩子被认为是智能手机上瘾。

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怎么抓出机场周围的非法无人机?美国 FAA 正在想办法

随着无人空拍机的流行,也有越来越多的使用意外「坠落」在了我们的生活周遭。根据美国 FAA 的资料,从 2015 年起,每个月就有超过 100 件空拍机意外事故发生在该国,这也使得他们不得不正视类似的问题,并找出解决方法。

Idris Elba rapping in leather pants makes Macklemore enjoyable

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