From the Archives: 9/26/2012 Edition

CNET takes a look at where your iPhone comes from:

Life inside Foxconn

http://news.cnet.com/8301-13579_3-57515968-37/riots-suicides-and-other-issues-in-foxconns-iphone-factories/

and The Mines where iPhones are born

http://news.cnet.com/8301-13579_3-57520121-37/digging-for-rare-earths-the-mines-where-iphones-are-born/

 

Six Flags over Lebanon

http://www.vanityfair.com/politics/on-the-road/2012/09/freston-hezbollahland-lebanon-tourist-landmark

 

It’s time to break up the Euro

http://finance.fortune.cnn.com/2012/09/25/euro-break-up/

 

Broker fined for helping robots rip off robots

http://dealbreaker.com/2012/09/broker-fined-for-helping-some-robots-rip-off-other-robots/

and

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/27/business/beyond-wall-st-curbs-on-high-speed-trading-advance.html?pagewanted=all

 

A conversation with Randall Munroe, creator of XKCD

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2012/09/a-conversation-with-randall-munroe-the-creator-of-xkcd/262851/

 

The UN: Providing a real time example of how not to lead the world

http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2012/09/26/how_not_to_lead_the_world?page=full

 

How a group of farmers came to believe their relatives were rising from the grave

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history-archaeology/The-Great-New-England-Vampire-Panic-169791986.html?c=y&story=fullstory

 

The Brilliant redesign of the soda can tab

http://www.slate.com/articles/life/design/2012/09/
can_tabs_how_aluminum_pop_tabs_were_redesigned_to_make_drinking_soda_safer
_and_the_world_a_cleaner_place_.single.html

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