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Brazil judge orders WhatsApp blocked, affecting 100 million users

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - A Brazilian judge ordered wireless phone carriers to block access to Facebook Inc’s (FB.O) WhatsApp for 72 hours throughout Latin America’s largest country on Monday, the second such move against the popular messaging application in five months.<p>The decision by the judge in the …

Brazil

Airy Apartment Interior by Diego Revollo

The Panamby Apartment by Diego Revollo is a light and airy home that reflects the personality of its owners.<p>With a size of 170 square meters (~1830 …

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Body Language

Wine train apologizes to black women’s book club after allegations of racism

Members of the book group, sporting matching gray T-shirts and broad grins, boarded the Napa Valley Wine Train in high spirits Saturday.<p>“The train is leaving the station! Choo choo!” member Lisa Johnson posted on her Facebook page, captioning a picture of five glasses of burgundy liquid clinking …

Fear of failure could be behind the extremely low happiness rate among Japanese men

Recently the world got a look at the busy world of salarymen in Japan via a viral video, but there were also some slight reassurances that these …

Happiness

A nude sculpture so small it's 'walking on hair' - CNN Style

Written by Matthew Ponsford, CNN<p>She could stand on a strand of human hair, with room to spare.<p>The microscopic polymer statue by South African sculptor Jonty Hurwitz, entitled <i>Trust</i>, measured just 1/100th of a centimeter and had been called the "smallest sculpture ever made."<p>But the world's tiniest …

REVEALED: Proper portion sizes and 7 expert tips for healthy weight loss

A Bromley gym is putting an end to fad diets with the launch of a new programme available to everyone and some top tips.<p>Putting aside the 5:2, the …

The One Way You Should Actually Be Drinking Coffee

Balloon activist sends 'thousands of copies' of The Interview to North Korea

Lee Min-bok says he has carried out four cross-border balloon launches bearing copies of Seth Rogen comedy since January<p>A South Korean activist said on Wednesday he had launched thousands of copies of the Hollywood film The Interview into North Korea by balloon, ignoring dire threats of reprisals …

Architizer

10 Things That Slow Your Metabolism

Beat these culprits to burn more calories<p>Need another reason to love your body? It burns calories all by itself—as long as you don't get in the way. See, every cell in your body plays a role in energy metabolism—the process of turning the food you eat into energy that keeps your heart beating, …

How the U.S. thinks Russians hacked the White House

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Russian hackers behind the damaging cyber intrusion of the State Department in recent months used that perch to penetrate sensitive parts of the White House computer system, according to U.S. officials briefed on the investigation.<p>While the White House has said the breach only …

U.S. State Department

Samsung Galaxy S6 review: The first great smartphone of 2015 - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The upscale Samsung Galaxy S6's smooth glass-and-matte-metal body, improved fingerprint reader, and convenient new camera shortcut key make the phone a stunner. Samsung's decluttered take on Android 5.0 brings the beauty inside, too.<p><b>The Bad</b> Longtime fans will bristle at the Galaxy S6's …

Boko Haram: satellite images reveal devastation of massacre in Nigeria

Photograph: EPA<p>Nigerians cram into a bus fleeing the town of Mubi after the attacks.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/1/15/1421311373976/4883f52d-f5bd-4600-becc-89b5a99a5c1b-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: EPA<p>Nigerians cram into a bus fleeing the town of Mubi after the …

Boko Haram

Mercedes revolutionises trucking with self-driving semi

Gallery: Mercedes revolutionises trucking with self-driving semi<p>Gallery: Mercedes revolutionises trucking with self-driving semi<p>+ 5<p>+ 4<p>+ 3<p>The latest …

Elon Musk's Hyperloop Makes The Bullet Train Look Like A Steam Locomotive

But compared to the so-called "Hyperloop" concept that Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk introduced last year, the bullet train might as well be from the age of steam propulsion.<p>Three hours? Try 35 minutes.<p>Musk says the Hyperloop would cost $7.5 billion to build, versus $68 billion for the high-speed …

High-speed Rail

Amazing Animated Comedy Short - HAPPY HOUR

Sarcastic Quotes