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For the last few years, the drought-stricken nation of Saudi Arabia has been responsibly cracking down on thirsty crops to conserve water. But their cows still need alfalfa, one of the most water-intensive crops around. To solve the problem, Saudi Arabia wants to grow its alfalfa in a land that apparently has plenty of water: California. Wait, what?

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IKEA prints 208 million catalogues in 43 countries every year. They are all the same, except in Saudi Arabia, where women have been Photoshopped out because their photos "show too much skin," according to the Islamic Kingdom's laws. And it's not the only thing that gets altered.

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Telstra's NextG network is capable of the theoretical 42Mbps download speed, but you can only use it with one of the company's USB mobile broadband modem. Hopefully Telstra is keeping an eye on Netcomm;'s new mobile data router, which can support the 42Mbps HSPA+, and has just launched in Saudi Arabia.