Damiano Celestini

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World's last male northern white rhino gets help from Tinder

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The world's last male northern white rhino has joined the Tinder dating app as wildlife experts make a last-chance breeding …

Endangered Species

Jimmy "Wikipedia" Wales just launched an anti-fake-news wiki: Wikitribune

Wikitribune (strapline: "Evidence-based journalism") is a newly launched project from Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales, conceived of as a …

'Why I hacked the government'

A new report by the National Crime Agency says most teenage hackers who get involved in cyber-crime don't do it to make money, but to impress their peers.<p>Spokesman for hacking group LulzSec Jake Davis pleaded guilty to computer crimes and in 2013 served time in a young offenders’ institute. He …

National Crime Agency

Some Photos of That Day: a life captured on Polaroid

In 1979, Jamie Livingston, a film student in NYC, decided to take a Polaroid each day to chronicle his life. What started as a fun art project later became more meaningful, when Livingston discovered he had a fatal brain tumour. Taking photos up until his death, the resultant collection is poignant …

Websites that changed the world

Johannes Gutenberg took the idea of printing by moveable type and turned it into a publishing system. In doing so he changed the world. But he did not live to see the extent of the revolution he had brought about. If you'd told him in 1468 - the year he died - that the Bible he had published in …

Journalism

A Fascinating Look Into The Lives Of Internet Trolls

The internet has proven that globally one type of user can be found more than any other- the "profane and prolific online contrarians" better known …

The visual evolution of the Internet

30 Unintentionally Inappropriate Domain Names

In theory, choosing a domain name is a simple task. It has to be short, clever, memorable, easily spelled and communicate your business message.<p>Let’s …

How the first photo was posted on the Web 20 years ago

Three British singers with a Cern laboratory music group appear in the first picture posted to the World Wide Web (WWW) two decades ago, it has emerged.<p>The singers performed with the <b>Les Horribles Cernettes</b> (LHC), an all-female parody comedy group, based at the European Organisation for Nuclear …

CERN

World's oldest person, Emma Morano, dies at age of 117

<b>The world's oldest person has died in Italy at the age of 117, reports say.</b><p>Emma Morano was born on 29 November 1899 in the Piedmont region of Italy. She was officially the last person born in the 1800s still living.<p>She had attributed her longevity to her genetics and a diet of three eggs a day, two …

Eggs

The forgotten story behind the ‘black power’ photo from 1968 Olympics

Bruce Kidd, an author and academic in Toronto — and a middle distance runner who competed for Canada at the 1964 Summer Games — recalled the moment. …

Gramophone and radio collector: 'Throwing away records is sacrilege'

Radio<p>Image: Stuart Duff via Vimeo<p>Radio<p>Image: Stuart Duff via Vimeo<p>IRISH PEOPLE LOVE radio but one man took that to a whole new level.<p>Pat Herbert has …

Duff

Meet the woman who painted in a one-room shack and became a national treasure

Born with debilitating arthritis, Maud Lewis became a renowned artist<p>In 1965, when the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) visited the one-room …

When the Olympics Gave Out Medals for Art

At the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm, American Walter Winans took the podium and waved proudly to the crowd. He had already won two Olympic …

Art

The Kurdish woman building a feminist democracy and fighting Isis at the same time

Asya Abdullah is not a polished politician. She speaks slowly and deliberately in Kurmanji in a tone which suggests she has had to practise her …

Female Fighters of Kurdistan

Few things unsettle the male mind like a lady in arms. The Kurds of Northern Iraq have long recognized this principle and incorporated it into their quest to build a Kurdish homeland in the overlap between Iraq, Iran, Turkey, and Syria.<p>From Boudica of the British Celts to Corporal Klinger, few …

The Story Behind Mr. Xtreme And The Real-Life Superhero Community

During the golden age of comics, superheroes emerged as a blend of the many noble qualities Americans hoped to see in themselves. Superman — the most iconic of them all — was an amalgamation of our own founding ideals: Morality, strength, perseverance, and an eagerness to fight for the weak. To …

How a Buddhist shrine transformed a neighborhood in Oakland

In the neighborhood that surrounds the corner of 11th Avenue and East 19th Street in Oakland, California, deep potholes and trash mark the roads. But right at the intersection, there's an unxpected sight: a perfectly manicured shrine of Buddha.<p>It’s an elaborate structure, decked out with flags, …

TMB Panyee FC short film

Leo Burnett

Me at the zoo

YouTube

Amazing Amazon Story - Jeff Bezos Full Speech

The History of Search Engines - A Timeline

1990<p>Archie<p>The first search engine - it searched FTP sites to create index of downloadable files<br>• Due to limited space, only the listings were available …

Licensing the web | CERN

Public releases of web software<p>On 30 April 1993 CERN issued a public statement stating that the three components of web software (the basic line-mode …

CERN

Tim Berners-Lee on 25 Years of the Web

Twenty-five years ago today, Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web. In an interview, he looks back on his creation -- its strengths, the …

Social media and communications Archives - Sports Community

Harnessing the power of social media<p>Let’s get straight to the point with a very simple question: what is social media?<p>There are two parts to the …

Online Life

9 Effective Marketing Ideas for Sports Teams and Sporting Events

So, maybe your team isn’t exactly Real Madrid, the L.A. Lakers, New Zealand All Blacks or Boston Red Socks.<p>That’s fine, not everyone has to be …

Marketing