How far we've come
Despite the growing popularity of smartphones and tablets, your laptop is likely your most relied-upon tool for work and play. But while it seems like they've been around forever, laptops didn't become more popular than stationary desktops until the early 2000s. And they sure have come a long way since then. Just for fun, here's a look at a typical laptop a decade ago compared to what you're toting around today.
In Bangladesh, men desperate for work perform one of the world’s most dangerous jobs. They demolish huge ships in grueling conditions, braving disease,... More In Bangladesh, men desperate for work perform one of the world’s most dangerous jobs. They demolish huge ships in grueling conditions, braving disease, pollution, and the threat of being crushed or stabbed by steel sliced from the hulls. Explore the lives of ship-breakers online in National Geographic magazine: http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2014/05/shipbreakers/gwin-text
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