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Holograms are coming to the classroom thanks to a pair of doctors who built a system that displays model body parts.
Performance artist Erdem Gunduz has become a symbol for the Turkish protests after he stood silent and motionless in Taksim Square for eight hours.
From our NSA secret surveillance tracker: President Obama defended the NSA spying program yesterday in a PBS interview with Charlie Rose.
A Facebook promotion has led to an upswing in organ donor registrations. 
Good news electric car drivers, soon you won’t have to schedule an hour of charging time into your commute. Tesla is giving a demo of its electric car battery swapping capabilities this week.
Speaking of batteries, AT&T is installing 25 solar powered charging stations around NYC.
Despite its precarious legal position, Airbnb is still a wise choice. According to Priceonomics, travelers save 21% if they rent an entire Airbnb apartment and 49% on a single Airbnb room.
News Corporation and News International are facing their first civil lawsuit for phone hacking in the U.S., filed by a former stunt double for Angelina Jolie.


The U.S. government’s super secret spy map establishment says the American intelligence system needs to redo its geospatial model (maps).
The White House wants you to help NASA find killer space rocks.
Photographer Kai Eiselein is suing Buzzfeed for  $3.6 million.
Hundreds of thousands of Brazilians have taken to the streets after a protest over bus fares escalated to a whole new level.
Have a great week! —M. Cecelia Bittner and Jessica Hullinger
Daily Fast Feed Roundup

Hello Tumblr! Here’s a quick rundown of what you need to know today: 

  • The U.S. government’s super secret spy map establishment says the American intelligence system needs to redo its geospatial model (maps).

Have a great week! —M. Cecelia Bittner and Jessica Hullinger

Daily Fast Feed Roundup

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A million Samsung phone users are about to get Jay-Z’s new album three days early and for free! Those lucky ducks.  
Google is combatting child porn with a number of measures including a new image identification system.
Police in 26 states are using facial recognition technology to fight crime.
Netflix is happy right now. The video streaming service is hooking up with DreamWorks for its biggest partnership to date.
Local radio stations can now place targeted ads in their desktop and mobile streams.
This week, a group of homing pigeons will tweet their way across Europe using tiny digital backpacks. 
Word on the street is that Facebook is going to reveal a video functionality for Instagram. But that may not be a great idea…
Today the Supreme Court made some big decisions pertaining to an Arizona voter registration law and a drug patent case.
More from our NSA secret surveillance tracker: Edward Snowden says, “I did not reveal any U.S. operations against legitimate military targets.”


Now you can use Skype’s video messaging app on your computer, iPhone, or Android device.
Have a great week! —M. Cecelia Bittner and Jessica Hullinger
Daily Fast Feed Roundup

Hello Tumblr! Here’s a quick rundown of what you need to know today: 

Have a great week! —M. Cecelia Bittner and Jessica Hullinger