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What it's like to be a conscript in the Russian military

Hundreds of thousands of young Russian men are drafted into the country's military every year, a practice carried over from the Soviet Union-era and the Tsarist systems before that.<p>Russia's military is set apart by a bullying culture that's generally more extreme and widespread than in other …

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Steven Gerrard: ‘I wish I was 25 again and captain, leading Liverpool out'

As Liverpool and England captain, Steven Gerrard led his side to victory – so why does he dwell on the defeats?<p>“Is it warm enough for you?” Steven Gerrard asks with a wry smile, on a steaming afternoon in Los Angeles. The fierce heat and humidity brought an early end to a training session with his …

Microsoft rushes emergency security fix for Windows

Microsoft on Monday issued an emergency fix for all supported versions of its Windows operating system, plugging a hole that essentially allowed hackers unfettered access to victims' computers.<p>The "critical" vulnerability, denoting Microsoft's highest level of threat, would have allowed hackers to …

Google, Facebook get behind Samsung in patent battle with Apple

Some of the technology industry's biggest companies have filed a motion with a US court to support Samsung in its ongoing patent battle with Apple.<p>A coalition of companies led by Google, Facebook, eBay, and PC makers Dell and Hewlett-Packard filed a brief with the US Court of Appeals for the …

James McClean's flag snub starts an undignified race to be offended

The West Brom midfielder's perceived lack of respect for the England flag has attracted a frankly absurd level of criticism<p>Let me tell you a secret. I don’t much like the national anthem. Quite apart from the fact that sending a lady “happy and glorious” when she is already worth an estimated £340 …

Retired Air Force Colonel Claims New Evidence Will Blow The Lid Off Rendlesham UFO Sighting

Officer says Air Force encountered "some type of superior intelligence" that could "change size, change shape."<p>A retired Air Force colonel says he has new evidence to throw light on one of the most notorious UFO reports in history -- the 1980 sighting near the Bentwaters Royal Air Force Base in the …

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Parking Note Viral: Angry Guy Pens Note To Person Who Stole His Parking Spot, Gets Unexpected Surprise In Return

People tend to take reserved parking very seriously. Whether parking at a place of business or a residence, it doesn’t matter if there’s another spot …

1./2. Samsung Galaxy S6 And Galaxy S6 Edge

Samsung’s new flagships feature power and premium build quality, which makes them contenders for the ‘best smartphone of 2015’ title. Price: From £749 for the S6 and $949 for the Edge Display: 5.1-inch Super Amoled quad-HD Battery size: 2600mAh (Edge) 2550 mAh (S6) with quick charging Camera: 16MP …

No flair, no future: Dunga's Brazil going nowhere

The former World Cup-winning midfielder is not helping his team with his pragmatic approach and if he stays in charge, the decline will surely continue<p><b>COMMENT</b> By Ben Hayward in Concepcion <b></b>Follow on Twitter<p>Another year, another failure for Brazil's once-fantastic football team. After the humiliation …

Gold in faeces 'is worth millions and could save the environment'

Geologist suggests extracting precious metals from human waste would keep harmful substances out of the ground – and recover valuable objects<p>Fortunes could be saved from going down the drain by extracting gold and precious metals from human excrement, scientists suggest.<p>Sewage sludge contains …

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Butch chic: how the gender-neutral trend has ruined my wardrobe

Arguably the biggest trend this season, unisex style is everywhere – from JW Anderson to Topshop and Cos. But what does it mean for women who have always dressed like this? <b>Sophie Wilkinson</b> explains<p>In next month’s US Vogue, actor Ellen Page explains in newsworthy fashion why coming out has rekindled …

Elated scientists show off latest pics from historic Rosetta comet mission

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists who pulled off a huge achievement in space exploration showed numerous black-and-white images Thursday of where they think the Philae probe landed on a comet 310 million miles from Earth.<p>Many at the European Space Agency have gone without sleep in the last few days, nervously …

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Apple ‘iPhone’ Trademark Challenged By Indian Firm With Its Own ‘iFon’

Apple confronts yet another trademark issue as an Indian firm has challenged the Cupertino-based technology giant’s “iPhone” brand. iVoice …

Christian MMA Fight Ends in Painful, Double Hit-to-the-Groin KO

If someone hammerfists you in the right cheek, turn to them the other cheek also.<p>This could potentially be an axiom in the somewhat paradoxical world of Christian mixed martial arts—a very real and growing niche of organized fighting with a new documentary ready to launch.<p>Titled <i>Fight Church</i>, the …

Rio Ferdinand is still mad that David Moyes banned chips at Manchester United

Chips to a championship.<p>It's no secret that Rio Ferdinand and David Moyes did not get along. Ferdinand liked the way Sir Alex Ferguson did things, and the club was successful that way, so he didn't want to see it changed. But Moyes came in and changed things. A lot of things.<p>But most notably, he …

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Rojo relishing United bow

The Argentine left back says he can't wait to play on the famed Old Trafford pitch.<p>Marcos Rojo is relishing the prospect of making his Manchester United debut next week.<p>Argentina international Rojo signed for United from Sporting Lisbon last month in a deal worth 16 million pounds, but he has not …

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