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Great Britain's agency of intelligence experts, the GCHQ (or Government Communications Headquarters, the self-described "center for Her Majesty's Government's Signal Intelligence") has come up with a surefire way to recruit the most talented fledgling spies. Challenge them to crack an online code game via the website called "Can you crack it."
Upscale accents aside, Britain is apparently at risk for being rendered, um, impotent by the rest of the EU. Or that's what Lord Foster, an actual Lord and the guy in charge of design firm Foster + Partners, thinks. His solution? A $80 billion artificial island, airport, rail hub, tidal barrier, power plant and "utility spine" just south of London.