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Is Vice's Documentary on ISIS Illegal?

The courts have broadly defined what it means to support terrorists.<p>By now, you may have already seen Vice News’s extraordinary documentary “The Islamic State.” (As of this writing, it’s been viewed on YouTube more than 3 million times and counting since mid-August.) Vice boasts that “reporter …

Airstrikes pound ISIS targets; bomb blasts kill 30 schoolchildren in Syria

A day after Britain's military launched its first airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq, the question is: Who will be next to join the U.S.-led coalition in its air campaign against the extremists who have seized a swath of Iraq and Syria?<p>As Turkish soldiers and tanks took up position along the border …

Officials: Second person being monitored for Ebola

DALLAS — Health officials are closely monitoring a possible second Ebola patient who had close contact with the first person to be diagnosed in the U.S., the director of Dallas County's health department said Wednesday.<p>All who have been in close contact with the man officially diagnosed are being …

US Ebola Fears: Patient Seen Vomiting Outside On Way To Hospital

The man who became the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. on Tuesday was seen vomiting outside his Dallas apartment building as …

22 Times Mixing Tech And Alcohol Was A Really Bad Choice

<b>Drinking this weekend? Do yourself a favor and avoid technology at all costs. Because no matter how hard you try to abstain from texting while drunk...</b><p><b>...somehow your drunk self finds a way to send something totally embarrassing.</b><p><b>Sometimes even to yourself.</b><p><b>Like, hours later.</b><p><b>The point is, you</b> …

Here's The Evidence That Google's Search Results Are Horribly Biased

It's a Chrome browser extension that Yelp says strips Google+ pages from Google's search results, forcing the search engine to display only the "organic" results Yelp says Google would serve if it wasn't biased in favor of Google's own sites and links.<p>The device lets you compare Google's results …

It's 2014 and we still don't have a real Note alternative

When the original Galaxy Note was released by Samsung in October 2011 it was widely criticized for being too big. Questions about whether it was a tablet or a phone gave rise to the universally hated word “phablet”. The vast majority of reviewers wrote it off as another failed offshoot of Samsung’s …

Weird Crystal Can Absorb All The Oxygen In A Room -- And Then Release It Later

This could potentially make fuel cells, space travel, and scuba diving a lot more efficient.<p>Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark say they’ve invented a crystal that pulls oxygen out of the air and even water. Apparently, just a spoonful of the stuff can suck up all the oxygen in a …

Seriously: Dubai police get Google Glass to go with their Lamborghinis

If every police force was like Dubai's, they'd have to beat back the crowds of recruits. On top of having million-dollar Bugati Veyrons and $350,000 Lamborghini Aventadors as pursuit cars, <i>Reuters</i> said detectives on the Gulf force will soon be using Google Glass. The wearable will help cops identify …

Time Warner Cable Pays Me $25 Per Month To Have A Landline I Never Use — Here's Why

I'm a happy Time Warner Cable customer, but for a few years now, I've been paying for a service of theirs I never use: a home phone line.<p>About a year ago, I called up Time Warner Cable and told them I'd like to cancel the service.<p>A funny thing happened.<p>The customer service agent I was speaking to …

Ebola 'could become airborne': United Nations warns of 'nightmare scenario' as virus spreads to the US

Exclusive: Anthony Banbury, chief of the UN's Ebola mission, says there is a chance the deadly virus could mutate to become infectious through the air<p>There is a ‘nightmare’ chance that the Ebola virus could become airborne if the epidemic is not brought under control fast enough, the chief of the …

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Once World's Fourth Largest Lake, Aral Sea Is Now Nearly Dry

In the short space of about fifty years, what was once the world’s fourth largest lake has almost completely dried up.<p>Located in the arid deserts of Kazakhstan, the Aral Sea basin has for all practical purposes ceased to exist.<p>In the 1960s, the Soviet Union diverted the two major rivers feeding the …

How to Take Free Courses from Top Universities

You can continue your education with some amazing and free online resources available from top universities. These institutions offer many of their …

Henry Kissinger’s dark secret: Why the warmonger’s even worse than we thought

New revelations of a shadowy plan to wage war on Cuba seal it — the “doctor” of U.S. foreign policy is irredeemable<p>Heinz Alfred Kissinger, the man better known as Henry who served as perhaps the chief architect of U.S. foreign policy from 1969 to 1977, is 91 years old. And although he is still …

Western Banks Have Basically Gone On Strike Against Russia, Cutting Off Its Credit

In the first three quarters of this year the total amount of foreign-currency debt plummeted 83% compared to the same period last year. Nomura Securities estimates that the total value of sales was $9.8 billion so far in 2014 compared with $52.2 billion sold through the whole of last year.<p>The …