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You can now play a very, very early version of Return of the Obra Dinn, the upcoming first-person my

<b>You can now play a very, very early version of Return of the Obra Dinn, the upcoming first-person mystery adventure game from the creator of Papers,</b> …

Developer Who Threatened Gabe Newell Resigns

"I’m out."<p>The developer whose game was pulled from Steam following a tweet concerning Valve boss Gabe Newell has resigned from the studio that made …

Hidden harms

A drunk woman on a train screams abuse at a man of African descent. “It’s my fucking country,” she slurs, gripping onto the hand strap to stop …

Questions for Renée Zellweger

The actress appeared at an event yesterday looking distinctly non-Bridget Jones-like. Which makes you wonder ... well, many things.<p>Is that really you, Renée?<p>Can I call you Renée?<p>I know it's really none of my business, and everything, but: What's different about you?<p>Was it Botox?<p>Or an eye lift?<p>Or a …

Medibank is not a privatisation no-brainer

That's because they reduce the government's own cost of providing healthcare: the means-tested Private Health Insurance Rebate, the Medicare Levy …

Ukip’s unsavoury Polish ally in the European Parliament

One of the best arguments against European political integration is the people with whom British political parties end up allied in the European Parliament. For reasons of parliamentary influence and, let’s be frank, money, British parties don’t want to sit on their own, so instead sit as part of …

Ben Bradlee dead: His relationship with John F. Kennedy shows what’s missing from today’s Washington journalism.

There is a quote from Ben Bradlee’s book <i>Conversations With Kennedy</i> that I always thought about when I thought of him:<p>This record is sprinkled with …

Family affair in hunt for MH370

When Jay Larsen, the chief engineer on MH370 search vessel <i>GO Phoenix</i>, needed a new technician, his 20-year-old son Kolter sprang to mind.<p>“He’s an …

Sofiya Tolstoy’s Defense

In Tolstoy’s 1889 novella “The Kreutzer Sonata,” an aristocrat named Pozdnyshev tells a stranger on a train the story of his unhappy family. He married a much younger woman, provoked by her youthful beauty and sexy sweater; they had five children, but Pozdnyshev was disgusted by family life. The …

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It's A Trip

Counter-terrorism police arrest 25-year-old woman in Bedfordshire

A 25-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts in connection with Syria.<p>Counter-terrorism officers took the young woman from Bedfordshire to a central London police station on Wednesday, where she remains in custody, Scotland Yard said.<p>Two addresses in …

Missing students' plight triggers human rights outrage in Mexico

Demanding answers about the fate of 43 missing students, protesters marched in the southwestern Mexican state of Guerrero on Tuesday, where the trainee teachers disappeared after deadly clashes with police in September.<p>Mexico’s Human Rights Commission also wants answers over the case in which …

Canada: Dominatrix given civil liberties award

<b>A former dominatrix has been honoured by a Canadian civil liberties group, after successfully campaigning to overturn the country's prostitution laws.</b><p>Terri-Jean Bedford, who once ran a "bondage dungeon", will be presented with the Ontario Civil Liberties Award in November, the Canada.com news …

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The Obamacare Dilemma for Republican Governors

John Kasich seemed to say the Affordable Care Act was here to stay, then quickly walked back his comments.<p>Pity the poor Republican governor.<p>Take John Kasich of Ohio. He's caught between a state budget that has to be balanced every year, one of the least healthy state populations in the country, a …

His passing leaves void in world short of leaders

Perhaps last century's intensely egalitarian spirit and generous attitudes, firmly illuminated in the legacy of the Whitlam government, could somehow …

Wedderburn shooting: Police confirm three people dead after siege in central Victoria

Three people have died after a four-hour siege in central Victoria on Wednesday night, police say.<p>Police were called to a home at Mulga Ridge Road, …

Growing the global economy through small to medium enterprise: The G20 SME conference

Small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are the most common businesses found across most of the world’s economies. Although the definition of what …

Nepal calls off search for survivors of Annapurna circuit snowstorm that claimed at least 43 lives

Nepal has called off a search for any more survivors of a Himalayan snowstorm that claimed at least 43 lives, after more than a week of scouring the …

David Johnston skips cabinet security meeting

Australia’s defence minister, David Johnston, did not attend cabinet’s national security committee (NSC) on Wednesday because he “wasn’t going to add too much” to the meeting.<p>Johnston, whose position as defence minister is often said to be under threat, continued with a scheduled appearance before …

Apple iPad mini 3 review

For the past few years, most of the technology world has ruled by a cold, hard truth: to get the best thing, you pretty much had to get the biggest thing. Every Android phone was bigger than the last, and the smaller ones were always disappointing. Apple, though, staunchly resisted this trend. The …

Adaptive Math Learning Platform KnowRe Raises $6.8M

KnowRe, an online math learning site for secondary students, has raised a new round of $6.8 million. The funding was led by returning investor SoftBank Ventures Korea, with participation from KTB Network Partners Fund, Partners Investment, and SparkLabs Global Ventures.<p>In a statement, KnowRe …

Camp Pokémon brings Pikachu and crew to iOS for another free-to-play game

The Pokémon Company released a new spin-off game in the monster collecting series for iOS today, titled <i>Camp Pokémon</i>. The new free app features a collection of Pokémon-themed activities, including a photo booth, a Poké Ball tossing mini-game, trivia games and more.<p>Here's the full list on in-app …

Red Cross: Ebola Could Be Contained Within 6 Months

BEIJING — A top Red Cross official said Wednesday that he is confident the Ebola epidemic that has killed thousands of people in West Africa can be …

How to Make Sure You're Visiting the Real iCloud Page

Following yet more privacy concerns over iCloud, Apple has decided to spell out very clearly how to ensure you're visiting the genuine iCloud page. …

Bowers & Wilkins' first Bluetooth speaker oozes Brit style

Bowers & Wilkins wants you to keep up appearances with the T7, its first portable Bluetooth speaker. The bespoke UK audio company has certainly nailed the design, with an elegant honeycomb "micro matrix" cabinet designed to reduce vibration and distortion. It's also got twin bass radiators, …

Security upgrade! Google will now let you log in with a special USB key

With countless security breaches taking place where data such as usernames and passwords falls into the hands of cybercriminals, Internet users are …

Take an action flight over Paris on the back of an eagle

We can't soar on the wings of an eagle, even using a virtual-reality bird flight simulator -- but, thanks to action video cameras, we can dream... and even take flight over one of the world's most romantic city.<p>Equipped with a Sony Action Cam Mini, white-tailed eagle Victor launched into flight off …