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Where is God?

Where is God?<p>It seems like a child's question, a theological query during bedtime prayers or following a holy day at church or synagogue. Usually, the first answer we learned was simple, certain, and reliable: God is in heaven.<p>But "Where is God?" is not really a child's question. It is a question …

Theology

A tumor stole every memory I had. This is what happened when it all came back

My brain tumor introduced itself to me on a grainy MRI, in the summer of 2009, when I was 28 years old.<p>It had been with me from the day I was born. Tumors like mine develop in utero. They are usually discovered in children, but no one could tell me why mine had only been found once I was an adult. …

Mind

Teen Clock Maker Receives 3D Printer & More in Techno Goody Bag as Support from Microsoft

You never know what a Monday morning will bring–as in the case last week when one rather precocious kid took his basement-built clock into a Texas …

Tech Industry

House Music Legend John Digweed To Tour India This November - Festival Sherpa | Online Guide to Festivals

<b>Adding to the slew of exciting announcements about artists touring India in the next few months, sLick has announced that they’re bringing John</b> …

Festivals

Spotify and Netflix oust Rolex and Sony as most desired brands

The annual CoolBrands Top 20 has found that new digital entertainment companies are perceived to be cooler than more established titans such as Sony, Bose, Rolex and Selfridges<p>Digital entertainment companies are gaining stature at the expense of the established kings of luxury, an annual report …

The Snowden Treaty: protecting the world's whistleblowers in the age of privacy breaches

The Treaty on the Right to Privacy, Protection Against<br>Improper Surveillance and Protection of Whistleblowers [PDF] (AKA "The Snowden Treaty") was …

Hiroo Onada: Japanese soldier who surrendered after 29 years

<b>When the Japanese surrendered during WWII, one unknowing soldier spent 29 years staying true to his word until someone finally dragged him out of the</b> …

Letters from Indian Soldiers, 26 September 1915

On 26 September 1914, 28,500 Indian Army troops arrived on the Western Front to fill the huge losses suffered by the British Expeditionary Force. …

Indian Army

Lisbeth Salander: The Girl Who Survived Her Creator

A new follow-up to Stieg Larsson’s Millennium trilogy raises the question of whether iconic literary heroes belong to writers or readers.<p>In a 2010 piece for <i>Slate</i>, Michael Newman argued that Lisbeth Salander, the brilliant, fearsome hacker heroine of the hit Millennium series, deserves better than …

Books

<b>Rating: ˜…˜…˜…˜…</b> Here's the rub: if you're trapped and isolated in a scary, inhospitable place, staying alive is only half the battle. The bigger …

Utah Supreme Court: Employees Cannot Be Fired For Self-defense

12:42 PM 09/26/2015<p>Threats to Second Amendment liberties come in many forms. According to the so-called “state action” doctrine, only those acting on …

What Does the Pope Eat?

Pope Francis is known for trying to live a fairly modest life—riding around in a Fiat instead of a limo, for instance. And it seems his diet is also …

Web design is now completely boring

Once upon a time, when the internet was conceived, we dreamed up crazy websites. Everyone built their sites more or less from scratch, so there was huge diversity in layouts, colors, sound effects, transitions, animations and more.<p>In 2015, it feels like web design has become a lot more boring. The …

Web Design

All the 'Happy Birthday' song copyright claims are invalid, federal judge rules

None of the companies that have collected royalties on the "Happy Birthday" song for the past 80 years held a valid copyright claim to one of the most popular songs in history, a federal judge in Los Angeles ruled on Tuesday.<p>In a stunning reversal of decades of copyright claims, the judge ruled …

Welcome to hell: Apple vs. Google vs. Facebook and the slow death of the web

So let's talk about ad blocking.<p>You might think the conversation about ad blocking is about the user experience of news, but what we're really talking about is money and power in Silicon Valley. And titanic battles between large companies with lots of money and power tend to have a lot of …

Digital Advertising

Here’s The Proper Reaction To Jeb Bush Admitting That He Smoked Weed

So the topic of marijuana legalization came up and the topic went directly to Rand Paul, the guy who was possibly the only one on stage who would be pro-marijuana reform and he proved it. Then he had to go and call someone a hypocrite, outing them to the entire viewing audience, those on stage and …

AdBlock Plus accused of paying off other ad blockers to let some ads through

The new ad blocker support Apple introduced in its mobile Safari web browser in iOS 9 is causing quite a stir. Publishers are up in arms, worried …

Here’s how you can find out if you were spied on by the UK and US governments

Want to know if the British and American government are spying on you? You don’t need to go through a lengthy court battle to find out—now you just need to fill out an online form.<p>Privacy International are offering a new online tool to help people find out whether the Britain’s intelligence agency, …

Surveillance

Ad Blockers Shoot to the Top of iPhone App Store Chart After Debut Day

New ad-blocking apps come in at No. 1 and No. 4.<p>After the inaugural day of Apple’s latest operating system version, which permits new extensions for blocking content in Safari browsers, two apps that do just that shot to the top of the paid downloads.<p>Peace, a $2.99 ad-blocking app created by former …

Narcos is a hit for Netflix but iffy accents grate on Colombian ears

The critically acclaimed series has met with anger and laughter in Colombia over its portrayal of recent history and foreign actors’ struggles with the local twang<p>The Netflix drama Narcos has won critical acclaim for its unflinching depiction of the rise and fall of Pablo Escobar, and its generally …

TV

Raine, Countess Spencer a force to be reckoned with - and still working at Harrods aged 85

Countess Spencer was the stepmother of Princess Diana and now, at 85, still goes to work at Harrods. This is her story<p>There have been many notable aristocrats from the 20th century, with their hair in rollers, their families shrouded in mystery - or ungraciously revealed, bathed in scandal.<p>From the</b> …

Ars Technica

Multimatic has built one of the best sims in the business—and we got to try it.<p>Samsung's desktop mode tries to make the $649 Tab S4 better than …

Call of Duty (Video Game)

An FBI Agent's 5 Steps to Developing Mental Toughness

23 years in the FBI taught an entrepreneur how to develop this indispensable quality.<p>Mental toughness.<p>It's the ability to push through difficult (and even painful) situations while maintaining peak performance. It's what separates the elite from the above average, and is only gained through …

Yahoo!

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ISP wins 11-year battle to reveal warrantless FBI spying

A US district court has struck down an 11-year-old gag order imposed by the FBI on Nicolas Merrill, the former head of a small internet service provider. Originally issued in 2004, it forbade Merrill from revealing that he'd received a so-called national security letter (NSL), a warrantless demand …

William Boyd: my advice for budding authors

At a Guardian Live event to discuss his new novel, William Boyd gave an insight into what it takes to be a novelist - so would you make the grade?<p>With 17 novels, a James Bond reboot, short stories and multiple screenplays under his writerly belt, is it an odd question to ask why William Boyd …

Kurt Cobain conspiracy theorist sues again for photos of Nirvana frontman’s corpse

How to delete unwanted online accounts

Are you suffering from digital overload? Keeping up with all the emails, tweets, Facebook posts, news updates and notifications can make your head …

Three arrested in Paris over 'devil's breath' drug that turns victims into willing 'zombies'

The three are thought to have stolen millions from unsuspecting victims by blowing scopolamine, a powerful "hypnotic" drug, into strangers' faces<p>Police have seized two Chinese women and a man in Paris suspected of using a powerful Colombian drug dubbed "the devil’s breath" that turns victims into …