James Gubb

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Fallout from the election campaign complicates British politics

As Britain's progressive parties scramble to recover from an electoral trouncing, the victorious Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron finds himself facing a very different challenge.<p>Cameron rode to reelection Thursday on fears surrounding the nation's relationship with the European Union and …

Ebola lives on in survivor's eye

Dr Ian Crozierwas given the Ebola all-clear, but months on the virus seems to be lurking in his eye - turning one from blue to green<p>Ebola virus has been detected for the first time in an eye of a patient months after it vanished from his blood - and in a bizarre medical twist, the virus also …

How can the West solve its Ukraine problem?

<b>Russia badly overplayed its hand last year when it tried to bring Ukraine into the Eurasian Union against the passionate opposition of many Ukrainians.</b><p>The European Union is now risking the same thing by trying to bring Ukraine into the West without reference to economic reality or the willingness …

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Poachers v. Drones: The Next Frontier

Satao the elephant was easy to spot from the air: his ivory tusks were so long that they touched the ground. The Kenyan Wildlife Service and Tsavo …

‘The Leftovers’ Recap: Home for the Holidays

Ditching last week’s single-character focus and plot-twist hocus-pocus — and much the better for it — tonight’s <i>The Leftovers</i> episode (“B.J. and the …

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Rare Princess Diana Candid Features a Classic Summer Look

As if you weren’t excited enough about basking in the sun over this upcoming long Fourth of July weekend, honorary Valentino fashion house president and Valentino’s longtime partner <b>Giancarlo Giammetti</b> has posted an über-glam “Throwback Thursday” shot of Princess Diana, lounging on the …

VW Rabbit cozies up to ‘Playboy’ bunnies

We sort of predicted this a few days ago. Volkswagen has taken its “Rabbit is back” campaign to <i>Playboy</i> magazine, placing this ad on the back cover of …

Video games: Time to tackle the taboo

As video games become a more intrinsic part of our culture, Kirk McKeand hopes that the industry will be allowed to explore more controversial subjects, but that creators need to learn from their mistakes.<p>Like rock n’ roll's beginnings, elements of video games considered taboo now will likely be …

The 20 photographs of the week

Neymar, the escalating violence in Israel, the centenary of the first world war – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

The Chronic Chronicles: A History of Pot

From an ancient Chinese cure-all to the settlers of Jamestown to Colorado’s legalization experiment, the complicated evolution of marijuana.<p>The …

The Most Popular Social Network for Young People? Texting

Yes, it's a social network. Also: Just a third of high school seniors place a call each day, and more teens report using Pandora than Instagram or Snapchat.<p>What are the most popular social networks, apps, and websites for high schoolers? Niche asked. Seven thousand teenagers answered. Here are the …

World's biggest video game collection goes for $750,000

Over 30 years' worth of collecting games across what we would have to imagine is every console ever made has netted owner Michael Thomasson a cool $750,000 in an auction on GameGavel.<p>The collection, which came with the certificate from Guinness verifying the collection as the biggest in the world, …

Why boarding schools produce bad leaders

In Britain, the link between private boarding education and leadership is gold-plated. If their parents can afford it, children are sent away from home to walk a well-trodden path that leads straight from boarding school through Oxbridge to high office in institutions such as the judiciary, the …

Infinite 1UP Glitch Found in Super Mario Bros. Decades Later

There's life in the old game yet.<p>Proving that old games can carry secrets even in the internet age, someone has - allegedly - unearthed a glitch in …

Sony's Gamescom press conference in less than two minutes

Sony came out swinging at its PlayStation press conference at Gamescom today, announcing the release date of the PlayStation 4 in 32 countries, a price drop for the PlayStation Vita and an impressive assemblage of indie games for all PlayStation platforms. For a bloody quick roundup of the …

Apple’s radio debut will feel a lot like… radio

Apple’s(s aapl) long-awaited streaming music service, iTunes Radio, will finally arrive in September, and it will come with a feature familiar to …