John Anderson

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What I learned on a 50-hour Navy SEAL training course

Imagine this: 23-kilometre overnight mountain hikes; laying in the freezing dark ocean for eight hours; 204 kilogram log PT; swimming across a lake …

Ancient Rome

Nice attack: Police scour home of 31yo French-Tunisian national after 84 people killed

French police are searching the home of the prime suspect in a terrorist attack on Bastille Day in Nice that left 84 people dead and another 50 …

Extremism

A timeline of recent mass attacks in France

The attack in Nice during Bastille Day festivities is the latest in a string of deadly attacks targeting civilians. Here is a timeline of recent mass …

Extremism

'Pokémon Go' has almost doubled Nintendo's valuation

Nintendo shares have soared almost 90% since “Pokémon Go” was launched just eight days ago.<p>The gaming company, now valued at $US3.94 billion (£2.94 …

Pokémon

This Chinese Bookshop With Amazing Design Is a Fairytale for Bookworms

The new bookstore, Zhongshuge Yangzhou, appeals to design and book lovers alike.<p>Once upon a time, we might have considered a bookstore incredible if it included, say, tasty café food and giant beanbags for kids. Now, an incredible bookstore is defined by reflective "tunnels" of books and truly …

You are surprisingly likely to have a living doppelganger

What are the chances of finding your exact lookalike? BBC Future investigates.<p>It’s on your passport. It’s how criminals are identified in a line-up. It’s how you’re recognised by old friends on the street, even after years apart. Your face: it’s so tangled up with your identity, soon it may be all …

Al Gore

China may be looking at more legal battles in the disputed waters of the South China Sea

<b>WASHINGTON</b> — This week Beijing is dealing with its loss in the South China Sea after a five-judge Hague-based tribunal dismissed China’s “nine-dash …

China

Employees just bought a Tesla for their CEO because he raised minimum salaries to $70,000

Employees at Gravity Payments saved up for months and on Thursday presented their CEO, Dan Price, with his dream car, a Tesla, according to photos he …

Tesla

Hillary Clinton wants people to 'Pokemon-Go-to the polls'

Hillary Clinton wants Pokémon Go players to help her take over the toughest gym of all: The White House.<p>Clinton’s campaign announced that the …

Government

Dick Smith collapse: Four things we learnt from the administrators' report

Creditors of Dick Smith will miss out on at least $260 million, according to the company’s administrators, who released their report into the …

Cybersecurity

Facebook lifts the veil on its mobile device testing lab

Earlier this week, Facebook gave a small group of reporters a tour of its Prineville, OR data center. In the process, the company also showed off its mobile device lab for testing on physical devices new iOS and Android versions of the Facebook app, Messenger and Instagram.<p>The mobile device lab …

Apps

A modern-day Renaissance: APIs fuel a cultural shift in businesses

Ross Mason Contributor<p>Ross Mason is the founder of MuleSoft.<p>Since 2000, 52 percent of the Fortune 500 have gone bankrupt, merged, been acquired or fallen off the list for not keeping up with the ever-changing technology landscape.<p>As software proliferates every corner of a business, IT is being …

Innovation

Police departments all over the world are issuing warnings about 'Pokémon GO'

From New York City to Sydney, Australia, police departments are issuing the same warning:<p>Ha! Just saw this over I-43 in Milwaukee. #PokemonGO …

Texas A&M

Nintendo shares up more than 50% since Pokemon Go release

<b>Shares in the Japanese company Nintendo have seen a sharp rise since the release of the augmented reality game Pokemon Go, gaining more than 50%.</b><p>Shares closed 16% higher on Thursday, making an overall increase of 56% since the release - putting Nintendo's market value at 3.6tn yen ($34bn; …

Pokémon

'Pokémon Go' sponsored locations will let brands in on the fun

While you're trying to catch 'em all with <i>Pokémon Go</i>, the developers are figuring out how to make (more) money from the white hot augmented reality (AR) game. Along with the existing in-app purchases from "PokéCoins," developer Niantic says it will use sponsored locations as another way to cash in, …

Dementia vaccine may be just years away, Flinders University researcher believes

A vaccine to prevent and even reverse the early stages of Alzheimer's and dementia could be tested on humans within the next two to three years after …

Dementia

Pokemon GO Is the Most Addictive Gaming App Ever

You’ve been warned.<p>Lying in bed, I pull out my phone and boot up my newest app. An overworld comes up, based on my location—a digital approximation …

10 things you need to know this morning in Australia

1. <b>Sorry about this</b>, but we need to talk about the Pokemon phenomenon. In a matter of days the game has changed the landscape for marketing, …

Stock Markets

Pokémon Go is a threat to labour market productivity, especially among millennials

If you think you’re seeing more people than normal staring intently at their mobile phones, you’re right.<p>‘Pokémon Go’ has taken the world by storm, …

Labor Economics

Armed robbers used Pokémon Go to lure victims

Yes, Pokémon Go is hot right now and the AR mobile game will almost certainly get you off your couch to explore your city in search of adorable toy monsters. But it could land you in trouble too.<p>The O’Fallon, Missouri police force reported that it has located four people suspected of multiple armed …

Pokémon

Pokemon Go: There's a level 200 Squirtle in this think piece

"People have lost their minds," she wrote. "They are standing around the mall pointing their phones at things and yelling."<p>Some of the things they …

Here’s All The Data Pokémon Go Is Collecting From Your Phone

The company behind the game is collecting players' data. And it's most definitely catching them all.<p>In the five frenzied days since its American release, Pokémon Go has become an economic and cultural sensation. Downloaded by millions, the game has boosted Nintendo's market value by $9 billion (and …

North Korea threatens 'physical response' to anti-missile system

North Korea's military has said it will make a "physical response" to the US and South Korea's decision to deploy the advanced THAAD missile defense …

North Korea

Pokémon Go: armed robbers use game to lure players into trap

Missouri suspects used app’s geolocation feature to target ‘unwitting victims’, says police after another incident saw game lead player to dead body<p>UK rollout of Pokémon Go delayed<p>Armed robbers used the game Pokémon Go to lure victims to an isolated trap in Missouri, police reported on Sunday.<p>At …

Pokémon

A Brief History of Movies Compared to Chris Nolan’s Batman

This week, an interview with Bryan Cranston made the rounds in which the actor compared the new <i>Power Rangers</i> movie to Christopher Nolan’s <i>The Dark</i> …

Comic Books

Insidious, Sinister, Jurassic Park among movies in jump scares video

Not a fan of jump scares? Then you probably shouldn’t watch this supercut of movie jump scares.<p>Andy Schneider and Jonathan Britnell from YouTube …