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64 years later, the CIA finally released details of the coup in Iran

The approximately 1,000 pages of documents also reveal for the first time the details of how the CIA attempted to call off the failing coup — only to be salvaged at the last minute by an insubordinate spy on the ground.<p>Known as Operation Ajax, the CIA plot was ultimately about oil. Western firms …

For All Smokers And Ex-Smokers: This Drink Will Cleanse Your Toxic Lungs!

If you’ve ever smoked, still smoke, or find yourself exposed to lots of second-hang smoke, this drink will effectively cleanse and rejuvenate your …

Even for the active, a long sit shortens life and erodes health

Maybe those of us who sit for long hours in meetings, on phone calls, and tapping away at keyboards should be getting hazard pay. New research that distills the findings of 47 studies concludes that those of us who sit for long hours raise our average risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease,<p>type 2 …

New Galaxy S6 Leak Promises Radical Samsung U-Turn

Samsung smartphones are known for two things: 1. Selling millions, and 2. Being jammed full of TouchWiz bloatware. But apparently Samsung is about to rethink the second of these with its upcoming radical Galaxy S6.<p>The news comes from an interesting source. Reddit user ‘SamsungRep2015’, whose …

Phones

FBI doubts North Korea link to Sony Pictures hack

Investigators find no evidence of North Korean involvement in the studio’s crippling hack, but criticise its poor security<p>The FBI has questioned North Korea’s involvement in the cyberattack that crippled Sony Pictures computers and leaked confidential data and films.<p>A senior FBI official said that …

Google Hangouts For Android Gets Smarter, Adds Video Filters And More

Google’s Hangouts app for Android is getting a major update today, as the company’s VP of Product for Google+ Bradley Horowitz announced at the LeWeb conference in Paris this morning. Some of these new features are mostly just fun, but a couple of others actually make the service easier to use and …

The Pirate Bay might be on its last legs, but founder Peter Sunde couldn’t care less

The Pirate Bay (TPB) has been down for almost a day now after police raided its data center in Sweden and seized servers, computers, and other equipment.<p>“We had a crackdown on a server room in Greater Stockholm because of a copyright infringement, and yes it was Pirate Bay,” confirmed local …

Radio Signals from Jupiter Could Aid Search for Alien Life

Powerful radio signals that Jupiter generates could be used to help researchers scan its giant moons for oceans that could be home to …

Will Facebook Backlash Kill Scientists' Data Dream?

The difference between Facebook users and lab rats? Lab rats can see who's conducting the experiment.<p>Facebook's 2012 experiment on 689,003 …

The single greatest benefit of owning The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on PC is the plethora of modding opportunities available to you. Nearly every facet …

Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

Outbuilding of the Week: A Shipping Container Transformed Into the Ultimate Holiday House

Sometimes when I’m awake in the middle of the night, I obsess about the zillions of shipping containers in the world. (That is, when I am not …

Shipping Containers

Seattle Approves Country's Highest Minimum Wage of $15

The Seattle City Council on Monday unanimously approved a $15 hourly minimum wage — the highest in the nation.<p>The ordinance, which phases in the increase over time, passed a committee last week with a few changes. It would take effect next April and allow a sub-minimum wage for teens.<p>The ordinance …