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Hi, I'm a digital junkie, and I suffer from infomania

I was recently described, to my face, as a "modern digital junkie."<p>This diagnosis was given to me, half in jest, by Dr. Dimitrios Tsivrikos, consumer psychologist at University College London, when I described my symptoms to him. After spending my workday tapping, swiping and emailing, I come home …

Now we're at war? We've been at war since 9/11, from Paris to Peshawar

Yes, this attack on Paris is an act of war. But it’s not a war of Islam versus the west when most of its victims are Muslims<p>Peshawar, Pakistan: a suicide bombing has torn through a police cadet parade and scores of people are dead. I arrive to find fresh blood staining the ground. A mangled …

Middle East

Syria conflict: Who are the groups fighting Assad?

<b>The conflict in Syria has been going on for four years, beginning with anti-government protests before escalating into a full-scale civil war. Who are the groups fighting President Assad?</b><p>Bashar al-Assad had been well briefed on the challenges that had threatened his father Hafez's rule.<p>In brutally …

Middle East

Learn Something New Every Day

Most of us have one or two areas of knowledge that we strive to know very well -- things related to our jobs, of course, and maybe a hobby or two. …