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Facebook will end some ads that target users by their race. "We are going to turn off, actually prohibit, the use of ethnic affinity marketing for ads that we identify as offering housing, employment and credit," Erin Egan, Facebook's Vice President of US public policy, told USA Today.

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Video: It's like this whole bike race is in fast forward. But it's actually just on an abandoned bobsled track on the mountain Trebevic in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The speed that the bikers reach and the angles at which they are riding are totally wild, so it's best for us mere mortals to stay away from the real life equivalent of Star Wars podracing.

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Will it be commonplace for people of the future to get their skin colour artificially changed? Not just black or white or brown, but also orange and blue and grey? The 1972 documentary Future Shock, hosted by legendary director Orson Welles, imagined just such a world. "What happens to race?" Welles asks, when people can choose to be different colours?

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Video: The Red Bull Harescramble Erzbergrodeo might be the toughest enduro competition on the planet. Five hundred bikers compete in this crazy race that takes place in an old Austrian iron mine. This year's winner, Johnny Walker, attached a camera on his helmet to share his adrenaline-charged ride.

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After the recent decision in the Trayvon Martin case, many Americans erupted in anger and disappointment about George Zimmerman's acquittal. Almost immediately following the decision, the NAACP posted an online petition for federal prosecution of Zimmerman. And the site got so much traffic that it crashed and has been in and out ever since. MoveOn.org has been continuing the effort, but their site is also overwhelmed and crashing on and off.

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We don't need to tell you again that Apple Maps is bad. Hell, at this point, Apple knows it. But how does it actually stack up against the competition in real life? Reuters pits Apple's solution up against Google Maps in a head-to-head race on the ground in Hong Kong, and the results probably won't surprise you.

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I'm a tall, half Asian woman. I'm a performing artist and a healer. I dance in nightclubs, as well as talk to people about their problems. I have tattoos. I dress in black and chrome a lot. I'm Buddhist. I speak Texan fluently.

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What makes a culture unique? How are whites, blacks, Asians, whoever different from everybody else? What tastes, interests and concepts define an ethnicity? Is there any way to make fun of other races in public and get away with it?