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  • From sandals to flooring, there are many ways to reuse an old tire

     
    Filed under: Emerging Technologies, Green Culture Furniture, flip flops and floors, oh my! Those are just a few of the products being repurposed from a faction of the 1.5 billion tires that get discarded each year, according to a fun little story from the...
  • Meet locals, see Mt. Kilimanjaro on Kenya-to-Tanzania bicycle ride

    Meet locals, see Mt. Kilimanjaro on Kenya-to-Tanzania bicycle ride
    See giraffes, zebras and elephants from a bicycle? That's part of the draw of a cycling tour from Kenya to Tanzania that offers an intimate look at some of western Africa's most iconic wild spots. The 16-day guided ride includes visits to the...
  • Airline seat leather gets new life as shoes, purses, soccer balls

    Airline seat leather gets new life as shoes, purses, soccer balls
    Would you wear a shoe that has already traveled hundreds of thousands of miles? That’s not such an outrageous idea under a charitable program announced last week by Southwest Airlines. The Dallas-based carrier launched “Project Luvseat,&...
  • Hackers hijack Kenya Defense Ministry's Twitter account

    Hackers hijack Kenya Defense Ministry's Twitter account
    Hackers hijacked the Twitter accounts of Kenya’s Ministry of Defense and its spokesman, sending out tweets Sunday and Monday about corruption and starving children. “The #Kenya Ministry of Defence is under new management: #Anonymous,”...
  • Fresh attacks on Kenya's coast kill five people

    Fresh attacks on Kenya's coast kill five people
    Five people were killed Monday night in fresh attacks near Lamu on the Kenyan coast, a week after militants killed about 60 people in and around Mpeketoni village. The attack happened in Witu, just outside Mpeketoni, close to the scene of last week&...
  • Music Box: Capitol Fourth Celebration among noteworthy holiday weekend concerts

    Happy Independence Day and a weekend full of patriotic music! While there aren't a ton of concerts to choose from as many clubs and larger venues take some well-deserved time off, there are several public concerts on or around the Fourth of July. There'...
  • 'True Blood' recap: Pam tracks Eric; vigilantes take up arms

    'True Blood' recap: Pam tracks Eric; vigilantes take up arms
    Determined to track down her missing maker, vampire Pam (Kristin Bauer van Straten) discovers Eric Northman (Alexander Skarsgård) at one of his old haunts on “I Found You,” Episode 72 of HBO’s “True Blood.” Eric was last...
  • Tension rises in Kenya as 29 are killed in attacks on coastal towns

    Tension rises in Kenya as 29 are killed in attacks on coastal towns
    Kenya's deputy president on Sunday gave police and security officials 48 hours to hunt down extremists who killed 29 people in separate attacks on two Kenyan towns near the eastern coast before melting into the bush. William Ruto visited the scenes of...
  • Shabab militants storm Somalia presidential compound

    Shabab militants storm Somalia presidential compound
    Al Qaeda-linked militants attacked the Somali presidential compound in Mogadishu on Tuesday, forcing their way inside, but President Hassan Sheik Mohamud was not there at the time. The Shabab fighters detonated a car bomb near the entrance to the...
  • Kenyan kids jump across the world

    Kenyan kids jump across the world
    When she first picked up a jump-rope, at age 11, Beryl Atieno was just another young girl in Kibera, Nairobi's notorious slum. Her horizon didn't extend far past its mud-slick streets and jagged patchwork of rusting rooftops. Since then, she has...
  • Woman accused of aiding terrorist group is released pending trial

    SEATTLE A local Somali woman accused of raising money for the terrorist group al-Shabab was released from custody, pending a trial in Virginia, after more than 100 community members packed a Seattle federal courtroom this week in her support. The...
  • Mobile money grows in Africa but hurdles remain

    DAKAR (Reuters) - IT technician Mansour Diagne is one of the lucky few in Senegal to have a bank account, but when he needs to pay some bills or transfer cash to his sisters on the other side of the crowded capital Dakar, he reaches for his mobile phone....