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The best life hacks from Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement protests

HONG KONG—It has now been one month since Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests began, and a movement previously known for its politeness is becoming better-known for its perseverance. Protesters continue to occupy at least three major roads and intersections, where they have outlasted attacks by …

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These Stunning, Simple Posters Tell The Story Of The Syrian Revolution

Syrian designer Fares Cachoux creates heartbreaking and hopeful posters of his country’s struggle.<p>When the Syrian revolution began, Syrian-born graphic designer Fares Cachoux was living abroad. He couldn’t concentrate on his work–especially after his hometown was bombed–so he quit his job, and used …

Video: Photojournalists Hit by Rubber Bullets Fired by Israeli Border Police

During protests this past Sunday in the Israeli town of Silwad, two photojournalists, including one working for The Associated Press, were struck …

Hate Speech Is Drowning Reddit and No One Can Stop It

<i>Editors' Note: This story includes references to hate speech and other language that readers may find offensive.</i><p>In September, a group of black women …

10 Things We Learned From Diane von Furstenberg’s New Memoir

She’s a public icon, but there’s still a lot we didn’t know about <b>Diane von Furstenberg</b> until we read her new memoir, <i>The Woman I Wanted to Be</i> (Simon & Schuster). Here are the ten most interesting tidbits.<p><b>Her mother is a concentration camp survivor.</b><br>In 1944, at age twenty, Diane’s mother was arrested …

Big bang theory does not exclude role of God in creation, Pope Francis says

Scientific theories including the big bang, which says the universe came into being 13.7 billion years ago, and the idea that life developed through …

10 Ways to Tone Up Without Killing Yourself at the Gym

<i>Every Monday we tap an industry expert for tips that only insiders know. This week Brooke Siler, Pilates pioneer and author of 'The New York Times' best-seller 'The Pilates Body: The Ultimate At-Home Guide to Strengthening, Lengthening and Toning Your Body- Without Machines', explains that it is</i> …

Google on Android Lollipop security: Set it and forget it

The head of Google's Android mobile software security team has a little secret: Although he lives in urban San Francisco, "most days" he doesn't lock the front door to his house.<p>And he's not worried about it. While it's not clear whether Adrian Ludwig is arrogant, trusts his neighbors too much, or …

Raising student loan rates could have 'unforeseen impact', government told

A Coalition-dominated parliamentary committee has called on the federal government to rethink proposed increases to student loan interest rates, warning of “unforeseen impacts”.<p>The Senate’s education and employment legislation committee recommended parliament pass the bill removing caps on …

Antares rocket explodes on launch from Virginia on mission to International Space Station

An unmanned Antares rocket has exploded seconds after lift-off from a commercial launch pad in Virginia, marking the first accident since NASA turned …

One in four Australians feels negative about Muslims, poll shows

Like other polling in the past 30 years, the survey and a short follow-up poll found the vast majority of Australians had a high level of …

Mohammad Ali Baryalei, Australia's alleged senior Isis recruiter, ‘killed’

The foreign affairs minister says the government is trying to verify reports that an alleged Australian Islamic State (Isis) recruiter has been killed in the Middle East.<p>Mohammad Ali Baryalei, alleged to be the most senior Australian involved in the Isis conflict in Iraq and Syria, reportedly died …

What is Color Theory and Why Do I Need to Know It?

Our industries rely heavily on color, which most of us know as a wavelength of light that our eyes and brains perceive as ..well color. But we don’t …

Universities warn of disaster if Senate crossbench fails to pass funding change

A group of universities is ramping up pressure on crossbench senators to pass higher education changes, saying a cut to funding without giving institutions a chance to recoup the money would be disastrous.<p>A Coalition dominated Senate committee looking at the changes released its report on Tuesday, …

Man whose son died in squalid home was afraid to seek help, court hears

A man whose son died in their squalid home, did not seek help for his mentally ill wife because he was scared of losing his family, the Victorian …

Frequency Separation Rehab

Although there have been countless articles written on the subject of Frequency Separation - including several here on Fstoppers - the current state …

View from the Street: why are our nation's enemies laughing at Jacqui Lambie?

The issue is that the proposed law would appear to breach section 116 of the Constitution - which reads "The Commonwealth shall not make any law for …

Luke Batty told police he thought his father was going to kill him

Eleven-year-old Luke Batty told a detective and a child protection officer he thought his violent father, Greg Anderson, was going to kill him but he would not call police if he felt in danger because “dad would get angry”.<p>But detective Deborah Charteris also told the inquest into Luke’s death that …

UK adopts tougher stance on refugees and migrants

In Italy, they're not called "boat people" but simply <i>migranti</i> - or migrants. And around 400 of them a day<b>,</b> risk their lives in search of a better …

FREEDOM STALLING

Evidence-free dole policy extends to remote communities<p>The <i>Australian</i> reports this morning that "unemployed Aboriginal people in remote communities …

How to Capture Misty, Magical Photographs: 3 Essential Tips on Timing, Tools and Technique

The eight to five workday starts. Workers swipe time clocks, dash through closing elevator doors and fight rush hour traffic. By this time in a …

Google takes another step into your living room with its Nexus Player (hands-on)

Google's wanted a piece of your living room for ages, and now -- after two attempts that never really went anywhere -- the search giant seems poised to get what it wants. Android TV is coming to, well, a TV near you, and we just spent a few brief moments wrapping our heads around Mountain View's …

Paris Views: Voyeuristic Portraits of Parisians Captured Through Apartment Windows

Photographer Gail Albert Halaban calls herself a ‘friendly window watcher.’ In 2009, this manifested itself in the much-lauded photographs of her New …

Man who killed, dismembered Perth drug dealer sentenced to life

A Perth man who fatally shot and dismembered a drug dealer, whose head subsequently washed up on Rottnest Island, has been sentenced to life in jail …

Edward Snowden lawyer: 'no evidence' data retention prevents terrorist attacks

The American lawyer for whistleblower Edward Snowden has questioned whether legislation to retain metadata will improve national security, as the Australian government introduces the bill to parliament.<p>Ben Wizner, a lawyer for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has told Guardian Australia …

Bill Gates explains how he thinks about tech's biggest problem: inequality (in 4 quotes)

America is becoming a very unequal place, with the top 1 percent of earners controlling more than one-third of the wealth. As the increasingly powerful billionaires create software that automates middle-class jobs out of existence, the technology industry is struggling with how to deal with rising …