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The death threat at Virginia Tech points to a larger problem of Islamophobia in the US

A threat “to kill all muslims” at Virginia Tech University has raised fears that an attack directed against the campus Muslim community may be imminent.<p>In an email to the university’s student body, the university’s police unit wrote: “On Monday [Nov. 2], the Virginia Tech police department received …

Virginia Tech

This Data Scientist Made a Map of Every Single US Traffic Death In the Last Decade

Statistics about traffic fatalities don’t always have the power to shock most people. Huge numbers–like 373,377, the number of people who died in …

Same-sex couple receives Japan's first 'partnership' certificate

Documents issued in Tokyo for first time as part of symbolic gesture that is not legally binding but is designed to boost recognition of partners in society<p>A district in Tokyo has become the first municipality in Japan to issue certificates recognising same-sex unions as equivalent to marriage, in …

Transgender

The Effect of Visuals in Daily Business Operations

The times when visual content was associated with more 'light-hearted' businesses like entertainment or lifestyle journalism are long gone. Social media conquest of Internet proved that people love visuals and turned channels centered around images alone like Instagram, Pinterest or YouTube into …

A nuclear war between India and Pakistan is a very real possibility

A “pink flamingo” is a term recently coined by Frank Hoffman to describe predictable but ignored events that can yield disastrous results. Hoffman argues that these situations are fully visible, but almost entirely ignored by policymakers. Pink flamingos stand in stark contrast to “black swans“—the …

Geopolitics

6-Year-Old Genius Stumps Math Teacher With Brilliant Answer To Math Problem

A proud mom recently posted her six-year-old son’s hilarious answer to a math test question online. After correctly answering the first question, he …

Mathematics

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US Sponsored Smuggling of Weapons: Iraq Seizes Two Planes of the US-Led Coalition. They Were Carrying Weapons to the Iraqi Kurdistan Region | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>The Iraqi government has seized two planes of the US-led anti-ISIL coalition member states that were carrying weapons to the Kurdistan Region without</i> …

Twitter tweaks its UI and destroys its UX

Last month, when Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey moved into his new office and set about broadening the platform’s appeal, little can he have anticipated the …

Social Media

An Apple Car could succeed if Apple’s culture changes, and could kill if it doesn’t

Fueled by a significant number of hires from other car makers, and real estate expansion beyond the upcoming hypergalactic spaceship HQ in Cupertino, rumors of an Apple Car keep percolating. I hope to drive an Apple Car someday… but does Apple’s personal computing software know-how translate into …

General Motors

Experts Explain How IKEA Instruction Manuals Are Designed

Building a piece of flat-packed furniture from IKEA can be an emotional rollercoaster. It is all worth it in the end, but the process can often seem …

Tractor-Trailer

Backlash against Muslims casts shadow over Myanmar election

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — The monk's hate-filled speeches have become a part of life in Myanmar. His fringe movement has moved into the mainstream. And now he has a new target: the once-untouchable Aung San Suu Kyi, who he says has failed to stand up against the threat he says Muslims pose to this …

Asia

Ahmad Chalabi, The Man Who Gave Us ISIS

Chalabi, who died of heart failure on Tuesday at age 71, was charismatic, obsessive, and helped lead the U.S. to war in Iraq.<p>If not for the man named Ahmad Chalabi, the United States probably would not have invaded Iraq in 2003. If not for the Iraq War, as a senior CIA official flatly told BuzzFeed …

Innovative "More Sky" Windows Transform into Outdoor Seating for Small Apartments

In small dwellings, it can be a challenge to experience the beauty of natural light. Architect and designer Aldana Ferrer Garcia has created three different window concepts called <i>More Sky</i> that mitigates this issue. By simply twisting and expanding, their frameworks transform from …

Architecture

See What Makes Owls So Quiet and So Deadly

Let's face it: Owls are freaky. Those big staring eyes, the 270-degree rotating head, their tendency to cough up balls of bones—all nightmare fodder. …

Birds

User Experience Design — Best sources to learn UX

<i>Sites, courses, UX Degrees and books</i><p><i>This list about User Experience is often updated! We add newest sources on top of the list.</i><p>Demand for UX …

Saudi Arabia To Russia And Iran: Get Out Of Syria

Saudi Arabia Saturday demanded that Russia and Iran withdraw all military forces from Syria, where the two countries have intervened on behalf of …

The latest advance in 3D printing: replacement teeth

Photograph: /Stratasys<p>This dental replica was made using a 3D printer. Researchers are now working on ways to make 3D-printed teeth resistant to bacteria. Photograph: …

3D Printing

First snow dates in the US

<b>First snow dates in the US.</b><p>Colored dots indicate the date by which there’s a 50% chance at least 0.1” of snow will have accumulated, based on each location’s snowfall history from 1981-2010.<p>A quick look at the map reveals the obvious: the main factors that govern the average day of your first snow are the same main factors that govern your other major climate characteristics: latitude and altitude. In general, the farther north you are, and the farther up you are, the earlier the threat of …

6,600 federal inmates to be released this weekend

<b>(CNN) —</b> The biggest federal inmate release on record will take place this weekend.<p>About 6,600 inmates will be released, with 16,500 expected to get out the first year. More than 40,000 federal felons could be released early over the next several years, the U.S. Sentencing Commission said.<p>The …

Syrian MP: US decision to send troops is act of aggression

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The United States' decision to send troops into Syria is an act of aggression because it does not have the government's …

Donald Trump’s SNL hosting gig is a new low in U.S. politics

Well over half of the claims Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump is making on the campaign trail are mostly false, false or “pants on fire” …

Where Is the Humanity?

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (right) with Peter Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross, in Geneva. UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré<p>Families at a wedding party killed mid-celebration by airstrikes.<p>Patients at a hospital burned alive in beds set aflame by bombs.<p>Women and girls in …

Halloween map tracks trick-or-treat hotspots in Toronto

Trying to figure out just how much candy you should stock up on for Halloween? If you're always trying to guess how many trick-or-treaters to expect …

Toronto

Nissan unleashes its autonomous car prototype in Japan

Nissan has begun testing its Leaf-based autonomous car prototype, not on private property, but on Japanese inner city roads and highways. To be exact, the automaker wants to put its "Piloted Drive" mode (part of its Intelligent Driving System) to the test, which can take control of the car in …

The beauty and brilliance of 3 amazing kinds of GIFs

The modern Web is abuzz with animated GIFs, because they offer an easy way to enhance a story or conversation. Whether it’s to add a clever reference, express ourselves or showcase memorable moments from movies and shows, the image format has never been more popular since it was introduced 28 years …

10 Mysterious Archaeological Discoveries No One Can Explain

Yamaha's Alternative to Driverless Cars: Robot-Driven Cars, Starting with Motobot

Let's take a second and think this one through<p>Tesla rolled out their autopilot feature this month, and it seems a sure bet we're headed towards a …

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