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A Brooklyn waste treatment plant has become an unlikely lab for an ambitious effort to turn millions of tons of food scraps from New York City's apartments and restaurants into renewable energy.

Companies want to know what you think of their product — and they're not afraid to ask. Surveys might be annoyingly pervasive to customers, but they provide valuable information for a low price.

NASA needs Russian rockets to reach the International Space Station, and Russia needs NASA's money to help finance operations.

The soft drink giant is one of the few big U.S. firms with major investments in Russia. And the reasons why say a lot about why the U.S. has less leverage in Russia than it might like.

Technology talk is often focused on software and programs that run inside our devices. But a "maker movement" is driving interest toward making the physical devices themselves.

A Pew Study finds that the milliennial generation has a low level of social trust. There are several possible causes for this distrust, including a skewed social media culture and a faltering economy.

Russian President Vladimir Putin continues to deflect the concerns of Western leaders. Meanwhile, fears grow about confrontations between pro-Russian and pro-Ukrainian groups.

Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden will take questions from South By Southwest attendees via videoconference Monday. A Kansas congressman wants SXSW to rescind the invitation.

The Kentucky Baptist Convention has found a surefire way for getting people through church doors: free guns. The church raffle events combine dinner, sermons and a Second Amendment message.

Private equity firms have been snapping up properties in many areas hit hard by the recession. Some analysts worry that those bulk purchases will leave middle-class buyers out in the cold.

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