Actor and typewriter aficionado Tom Hanks says typing on a typewriter "is only a softer version of chiseling words into stone." iStockphoto hide caption

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In Tom Hanks' iPad App, Typewriters Make Triumphant Return (Ding!)

For iPad users who are nostalgic for the clickety-clack of keystrokes and "ding!" of the carriage return, Hanks has created Hanx Writer, an app that simulates using a typewriter.

Actress Jennifer Lawrence is one of the celebrities whose private photos were stolen, raising questions about storing personal data online. Arthur Mola/Arthur Mola/Invision/AP hide caption

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The Two-Way - News Blog

Celebrity Photo Leak Exposes Flaws In Cloud Security

Publication of private photos of Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities raises new questions about storing personal data online. Apple says its systems weren't breached.

Gravel helps keep the floor level and prevents moisture from seeping up. The floor installers are Jean Pierre (left), a mason, and Daniel Shenyi, operations manager for EarthEnable. Courtesy of EarthEnable hide caption

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Goats and Soda

When A Home Poses Health Risks, The Floor May Be The Culprit

Homes with dirt floors can make people sick. Replacing them with concrete floors helps cut risks but isn't always affordable. A new project in Rwanda relies on a low-cost alternative.

The Arirang mass festival re-enacts the history of North Korea. The flag depicted in the background was created by audience members holding up cards. Julia Leeb/teNeues hide caption

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Parallels - World News

A Photographic Tour Of A Country That Doesn't Like Cameras

Photographer Julia Leeb traveled to North Korea twice on tourist visas and shares her experience with a book of photos called North Korea: Anonymous Country.

The third American health worker to contract the Ebola virus in Liberia was an obstetrician at the ELWA hospital, which is run by the missionary group SIM. Ahmed Jallanzo/EPA/Landov hide caption

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Goats and Soda

Another American Doctor In Liberia Tests Positive For Ebola

He's the third American to contract the disease while working in the country. The doctor, who was part of the Christian aid group SIM, was treating obstetrics patients.

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