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25 Tips For Having More Meaningful Relationships

Someone with 1,000 Facebook friends may think they're a rock star. But, how many of those "friends" would be there to support them when they start a business or go through a personal crisis?<p>I've learned that the more successful you are at relationships with your family, friends and customers; the …

Self-help

A Century Ago, When The Guns Fell Silent On Christmas

A century ago, young men in Europe were killing each other by the tens of thousands. World War I, which had erupted just a few months earlier, was raging. Yet on a frozen Christmas Eve, the guns briefly fell silent.<p>The Christmas Truce of 1914 has become the stuff of legend, portrayed in films, …

Bound Women: Why games are better without a damsel to save | Polygon

"You can also use a person as a goal without forcing them to be as powerless."<p>"...the female protagonist is seeking to <i>give</i>, rather than acquire, the inanimate thing."<p>"Games are uninterested in the characters they victimize."

Netgear draws a bead on gamers with its Nighthawk X4 Wi-Fi router

Netgear is targeting hardcore gamers with its latest Nighthawk X4 Wi-Fi router. The router is packed with technology, including a 1.4-gigahertz dual-core processor that enables it to reach a network speed of 2.33 gigabits per second. That means that you won’t lose a Call of Duty multiplayer match …

Oklahoma inmate dies after 'botched' lethal injection

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Crime

Dark net's 'Google' makes finding drugs and guns online easy

The dark web just got a little less dark with the launch of a new search engine that lets you easily find illicit drugs and other contraband …

Forget wearable tech, embeddable implants are already here - CNN.com

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Supermassive Black Holes Were Born Big, Spacecraft Data Suggest

The gigantic black holes that lurk at the hearts of galaxies were apparently born big.<p>The central black holes in dwarf galaxies — the "seeds" that grow into the monsters at the core of the Milky Way and other large galaxies — are probably surprisingly weighty, containing 1,000 to 10,000 times the …

The 50 Most Dazzling Pictures From Space

Taking pictures in space ain’t just point and shoot. When a spacecraft is billions of miles from home, it takes an awful lot of data processing and …

Behold the First Ever Image of a Planet and Its Star Over 63 Light Years Away

Although it might not seem like much, the photo above might just be the most extraordinary image you have ever seen. Not because of crazy high …

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

What happens to a country when its young people stop having sex? Japan is finding out… Abigail Haworth investigates<p>Ai Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her …

Brazil and Germany draft anti-spy resolution at UN

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1023000/1023762_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522255519_753f19052d7dd09be951d1bc30bc89f2<p><b>Germany and Brazil have asked the UN General Assembly to adopt a draft resolution calling for the right to privacy in the digital age.</b><p>The draft calls …

Surveillance

N.Y. Stop-And-Frisk Reforms On Hold For New Year, New Mayor

In New York City, the country's largest police force has been involved in a high-profile legal battle over its stop-and-frisk policy.<p>Few policies of outgoing New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg have been as controversial as stop-and-frisk, the tactic New York police use to stop people on the streets …

Space Agencies Of The World, Unite: The U.N.'s Asteroid Defense Plan

The United Nations General Assembly may approve a plan soon for the world's space agencies to defend the Earth against asteroids.<p>The plan, introduced last week, is expected to be adopted by the General Assembly in December. It would do two things: create an International Asteroid Warning Network so …

'Big, striking horror:' US military doctors allowed torture of detainees, new study claims

U.S. military doctors designed, enabled and engaged in the torture of suspected terrorists held at American detention centers during the past decade, violating globally recognized ethics and medical principles that bar physicians from inflicting harm, according to a study released Monday.<p>The …

National Security

White House rejects clemency for Edward Snowden over NSA leaks

Obama adviser and heads of House and Senate intelligence signal hard line despite European support for whistleblower<p>The White House and leading lawmakers have rejected Edward Snowden's plea for clemency and said he should return to the United States to face trial.<p>Dan Pfeiffer, an Obama …

'Call Of Duty: Ghosts' Launches At The Center Of Xbox One Controversy

<i>Call of Duty</i> remains one of the most successful video game franchises, and most recognizable game brands, in the history of the medium.<p>The latest, <i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i>, launches on PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U, and PC this Tuesday. It launches ten days later on the PlayStation 4 and the following week on …

Obama signs order to create climate change task force, may give fed overreaching authority

Through the stroke of the pen, President Obama on Friday used his executive powers to elevate and take control of climate change policies in an attempt to streamline sustainability initiatives – and potentially skirt legislative oversight and push a federal agenda on states.<p>The executive order …