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poverty

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Y Combinator for the world? How USAID lab plans to fight poverty

The goal of the U.S. Global Development Lab is nothing short of harnessing innovation to eliminate extreme poverty by 2030. Crave's Eric Mack asks USAID about the ambitious plan it likens to DARPA.

By April 3, 2014

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Jon Snow and Ygritte reunite in Coldplay's 'Game of Thrones: The Musical'

Watch Coldplay round up your favorite and not-so-favorite characters from HBO's "Game of Thrones" as part of NBC's Red Nose Day Live Benefit Show to combat poverty.

By May 22, 2015

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Driverless cars, diversity and dystopia: 3 things Google discussed at its annual meeting

Google talks about a wide range of topics during its annual meeting with shareholders, including self-driving cars and diversity issues. CEO Larry Page even takes a turn as a film critic.

By June 3, 2015

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Bill and Melinda Gates keep a straight face, while trying to be funny

Technically Incorrect: The Microsoft co-founder and his wife help a good cause, Red Nose Day, by keeping cool while all around them is TV drama.

By May 24, 2015

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See Peter Dinklage sing about 'Game of Thrones' with Coldplay

Peter Dinklage sings for charity about how his character Tyrion Lannister is in it to win it. It's probably the most awesome thing you'll watch today.

By May 20, 2015

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Live events to catch online

"Mad Men" fans, rejoice! The show's creator will talk about the entire run of the series online.

By May 14, 2015

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Assassin's Creed Syndicate story, characters, and setting breakdown

Twins Jacob and Evie Frye lead the Assassin's charge.

By May 12, 2015

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The shoe that grows with a child

Technically Incorrect: A nonprofit working with those in extreme poverty in Kenya creates something that so many parents wish they could find: a shoe that grows five sizes.

By April 20, 2015

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​The chaebols: The rise of South Korea's mighty conglomerates

They are cornerstones of the economic, political and social landscape: Part one of a series looks at how these conglomerates -- like Samsung, LG and Hyundai -- saved South Korea from crushing poverty and defined a country's role on the global stage.

By April 6, 2015

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George Lucas to build affordable housing in one of the richest parts of America

After residents living near George Lucas' Grady Ranch protested his planned studio into nonexistence, the film magnate made different plans for the land.

By April 19, 2015