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13 Toys from the Era of Casual Racism | WIRED

In-between shooting assignments for clients like Hilton and Google, Photographer David Murphey has managed to assemble a collection of toys that …

*Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'*s Latest Marvel Movie and Comic Book Shoutouts

"F.Z.Z.T.," last night's new episode of <i>Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.</i> may not have had many easter eggs relating to Marvel Comics, per se, but it …

Marvel to Make 4 New Superhero Shows and a Miniseries for Netflix

The rumors turned out to be true, for once – well, almost. Marvel Studios today announced that it would be creating four new television series, plus …

Review: Kindle Fire HDX 8.9-Inch | WIRED

Author: Roberto Baldwin. Roberto Baldwin Gear<p>Date of Publication: 11.07.13.<p>Time of Publication: 12:01 am. 12:01 am<p>Review: Amazon Kindle Fire HDX …

Review: Google Nexus 5

It's become almost cliche to say that smartphones are boring now, but it's true. The sleek pieces of hardware that once captured our imaginations …

Thor: The Dark World Will Lie to You, and You Will Love It

Author: Rachel Edidin. Rachel Edidin Culture<p>Date of Publication: 11.08.13.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. 9:30 am<p><b>The following contains spoilers for</b> …

You’re Spending Too Much on Your Gaming PC

Author: Richard Baguley. Richard Baguley Gear<p>Date of Publication: 11.08.13.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. 9:30 am<p>Sub Title: You're Spending Too Much …

Communist Party rejects 'hostile' calls for political opening

In a lengthy essay, published on the eve of an important economic meeting in Beijing, the Communist Party lashes out at “hostile forces” it claims are attempting to undermine its rule by “disturbing people’s minds”<p><b>China’s</b> top leaders poured a bucket of ice-cold water on hopes of western-style …

China

Britain is the major problem for the EU, says Gerhard Schröder

Gerhard Schröder says Britain is a problem and is standing in way of crucial EU reform<p>Britain is the major problem facing the future of the <b>European Union</b> and the measures it needs to take in order to survive as a bloc, a former German Chancellor has warned.<p>Gerhard Schröder, <b>Germany’s</b> Social Democrat …

Europe

BBC is too left wing and should share licence fee, says former executive

A smaller BBC which shared its funding with other non-commercial services would be better for British audiences, a former director has said<p>The BBC has grown too big, is too left-wing and should share the licence fee with rival broadcasters to encourage greater diversity on the airwaves, one of the …

United Kingdom

Nissan: We may quit Britain if it leaves EU

Chief executive of biggest carmaker in UK says it would reconsider its future in the UK if it exits the single market<p>The head of Nissan has warned the car maker would "reconsider" its future in the UK if it left the European Union.<p>Carlos Ghosn, chief executive of the Japanese motoring company, told …

Automotive Industry

Nigel Farage says Tory attack on his 'prejudice' shows they are 'terrified' of Ukip

Nigel Farage dismisses attack on him by Tory minister Anna Soubry as a sign the Conservatives are “terrified” of Ukip<p>Nigel Farage has said that Anna Soubry’s attack on him as someone who “talks prejudice” was “abusive” and shows that the Conservatives are “terrified” about the rise of Ukip.<p>Mrs …

UKIP

Where in the world are people most depressed?

For those who think of depression as a byproduct of the vapidity of western materialism, this latest study by researchers in Queensland might come as something of a shock. Depression simply isn't that picky. And when it comes to depressive disorders, parts of north Africa and the Middle East suffer …

Lucy Mangan: Dear Richard Dawkins, stop with the tweeting already. We atheists need you more than ever now

'Bin Laden has won, in airports of the world every day. I had a little jar of honey, now thrown away by rule-bound dundridges. STUPID waste," was the heartfelt message posted this week on Twitter by Richard Dawkins, evolutionary biologist, author, emeritus professor of New College, Oxford, and …

Articles about 8 great modern interiors japan on Dwell.com - Dwell

Sweeping up is a crummy job, but someone’s got to do it. Luckily, these eight vacuum cleaners are here to help you eliminate even...<p>These modern gems are slated for demolition, in need of repair, or the subject of fundraising campaigns.<p>For book enthusiasts who are up to their eyeballs in books, …