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South Korea building giant Christmas tree on border to annoy North

Pyongyang warns Christmas tree is incitement to war<p>North Korea has reacted in a most un-festive fashion to the announcement that a tower in the shape of a huge Christmas tree is to be erected on the South Korean side of the border.<p>In comments reported by the state-run KCNA news agency, the Korean …

The strange case of the man with two hearts

When a man was fitted with a new heart, his mind changed in unusual ways. Why? The answer reveals a surprising truth about all our bodies, says David Robson.<p>Every second or so, Carlos would feel a small “bump” hitting his tummy. It was the beating of his “second heart”.<p>The small mechanical pump was …

Psychology

Forget Apple's iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy, the humble flip phone is back

It’s 2014, but flipping hell, clamshell phones appear to be making a comeback. Anna Wintour, editor-in-chief of American Vogue, was spotted with a flip phone during this summer’s US Open, as was Rihanna in recent months.<p>Iggy Pop has gone on record as saying he owns a flip phone. And it’s not just …

Sony was bad. Worse is coming.

The North Korean hack of Sony Pictures that unleashed proprietary information, leaked embarrassing emails and brought the multi-billion dollar company's operations to its knees was unprecedented. But cyber security and intelligence experts warn that this is only the beginning.<p>A CNN review of cyber …

The Insane $11 Billion Scam at Retailers’ Return Desks

A Gameboy with a sardine can inside. A printer stuffed with a piñata. ‘Return fraud’ is costing retailers billions—and the ingenious swindles are …

U.S. Teens Are Deserting Facebook Faster Than Ever

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How the FBI says it connected North Korea to the Sony hack — and why some experts are still skeptical

The FBI on Friday said that North Korea was responsible for the massive hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment. The hack leaked personal employee …

Sony hack: US seeks China's help against North Korea cyber-attacks - report

The US government has reportedly asked China to help block North Korea’s ability to launch cyber-attacks, in the wake of the massive hack of Sony Pictures.<p>Administration officials told the New York Times the sought-for cooperation was one of the first steps toward the “proportional response” …

The DJI Inspire 1: finally, a drone that flies well indoors

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Signe Brewster<p>A drone carrying mistletoe at a TGI Friday’s clipped a photographer on the nose earlier this month, …

Google Doesn't Want To Go It Alone With Driverless Cars

Google doesn't want to be the next Ford.<p>The Internet behemoth, bent on building the first fully-automated cars, said Friday that it plans to partner with traditional automakers when development of its self-driving technology is complete.<p>"We don't particularly want to become a car maker," Chris …