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UN rejects Palestinian resolution for statehood

A Palestinian draft resolution calling for Israel to withdraw from Palestinian territories by late 2017 was defeated in UN Security Council after failing to get sufficient votes in favour<p>The United Nations Security Council has rejected a Palestinian resolution demanding an end to Israeli occupation …

​Most Welfare Recipients Don’t Use Drugs, So Why Do States Keep Drug-Testing Them?

Polls suggest most Americans believe states should drug test individuals who benefit from government programs, and politicians are following their lead. But does it make any sense?<p>On Friday, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed into law suspicion-based drug-testing for welfare recipients in three …

Drug Testing

These are the security measures NSA spies hate the most

It's tempting to imagine that few online safeguards will stop NSA surveillance in its tracks, but that's not true. A new leak from Edward Snowden's files reveals that there's a surprising number of ways to thwart these snoops, at least as of 2012. While you may already know that the NSA sees Tor's …

The future of food: Innovation ahead

The pace of transformation in communication, transportation and financial services, health & medicine is following an exponential curve. Food is set …

Agriculture

3D printing vending machine unveiled on University of Texas Campus

Dec 28, 2014 | By Alec<p>A very interesting vending machine has been revealed in the 'T-Room' of the Cockrell School of Engineering, that is attached to …

3D Printing

25 Trends for 2025

<i>Jim Carroll is one of the world’s leading global futurists, trends and innovation experts, with a massive global blue chip client list. Over the last</i> …

Science Has Finally Outsmarted Bedbugs (We Hope)

After half a decade of toil, researchers have announced that they have developed a new bedbug trap with the potential to revolutionize the fight against the miniature bloodsuckers.<p>After half a decade of toil, researchers at British Columbia's Simon Fraser University announced in a scientific …

Insects

Madonna Sings About Sniffing Glue on Her Great New Album 'Rebel Heart'

The record is Madge's most relevant in 16 years.<p>On paper, Madonna singing about the Illuminati sounds atrocious, but <i>Rebel Heart</i> is easily Madge's best album in at least 16 years. The artist initially planned to drop the album in the spring, but after a series of tracks leaked, she decided to …

Miley Cyrus

NATO holds ceremony closing Afghan mission

NATO has held a ceremony in Kabul formally ending its war in Afghanistan, officials said, after 13 years of conflict and gradual troop withdrawals that have left the country in the grip of worsening conflicts with armed groups.<p>The event was carried out on Sunday in secret due to the threat of …

In U.S.-Cuba Prisoner Swap, Mystery Surrounds The Unnamed 53

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba's most prominent dissidents say they have been kept in the dark by U.S. officials over a list of 53 political prisoners who …

Travel

Charles Dickens's Great-Great-Grandson: Author Was 'World's First Superstar'

The "Christmas Carol" author was a champion of the poor. "He'd been there," says Mark Charles Dickens.<p>A <i>Christmas Carol</i> is the universal story of Christmas: a tale of the triumph of compassion over mean-spiritedness, humanity over injustice and poverty. Charles Dickens could write it because he had …

Travel

All passengers off Adriatic ferry; investigation begins

<b>Brindisi, Italy (CNN) —</b> Conditions for the rescue of passengers off a ferry that caught fire in the Adriatic Sea could hardly have been worse.<p>Strong winds, choppy seas and thick smoke pounded the efforts.<p>In the end, at least 10 people died, the Italian coast guard said on Monday. But many more were …