Mary Murphy

24 Added | 8 Magazines | 21 Likes | 1 Follower | @MaryMurphy4eut | Keep up with Mary Murphy on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Mary Murphy”

Massive cyberattack targeting 99 countries causes sweeping havoc

Hospitals, major companies and government offices have been hit by a massive wave of cyberattacks across the globe that seize control of computers until the victims pay a ransom.<p>Cybersecurity firm Avast said it had identified more than 75,000 ransomware attacks in 99 countries, making it one of the …

Cybersecurity
Donald Trump

Why the FBI's Order to Apple Is So Technically Clever

According to experts, the FBI's method could be applied not just to the shooter's iPhone 5C, but more modern versions too.<p><i>[Motherboard has recorded a podcast discussing the technical aspects of the FBI order and Apple's potential First Amendment legal defense. "Radio Motherboard" is available on</i> …

Privacy

Teen Turns Himself In After On-Air Sexual Assault Of Belgian TV Reporter

Esmeralda Labye had her breast grabbed and neck kissed while reporting from a festival in Cologne, Germany.<p>A 17-year-old man has turned himself in to police in Cologne, Germany, after a Belgian journalist covering a city carnival was sexually assaulted during a live television report.<p>Esmeralda …

Crime

SmartPlug – WiFi Enabled Wall Plug from iHome

Manage your home appliances right from your smart phone or tablet with the intelligent SmartPlug from iHome. Using the renowned iHome Control app, …

20 books Mark Zuckerberg thinks everyone should read

He wanted his selections to focus on "different cultures, beliefs, histories, and technologies."<p>"Books allow you to fully explore a topic and immerse yourself in a deeper way than most media today," Zuckerberg wrote on his personal Facebook page. "I'm looking forward to shifting more of my media …

Books

Man who traveled to every country on earth explains the most difficult places to visit and why

This means 196 countries: the 193 members of the United Nations, plus Taiwan, Vatican City, and Kosovo, which are not members but are, to varying degrees, recognized as independent countries by other international actors.<p>In five decades of traveling, I've crossed countries by rickshaw, pedicab, …

U.S. Army

Two Indian Sisters Ordered to Be Raped by Village Council Beg Supreme Court for Help

A petition to save two sisters in India from being raped and publicly humiliated for their brother’s actions, a punishment handed down by an …

India

Mexico is furious after the killing of a journalist who embarrassed a governor

Late on July 31, Rubén Espinosa, a 31-year-old photojournalist, and four others were found dead in an apartment in Mexico City.<p>Espinosa had recently taken an unflattering photo of the state of Veracruz's governor, Javier Duarte, which appeared on the cover of one of Mexico's most popular news …

Mexico

Ben Carson just made life very hard for the GOP: Why his fetal tissue research matters

Ben Carson’s involvement with fetal tissue research is a big problem for the GOP’s fight against Planned Parenthood<p>Well, the simmering scandal over the Planned Parenthood undercover sting videos has finally succeeded in tripping up a 2016 candidate. Retired neurosurgeon and sayer of crazy things …

Planned Parenthood

The 15 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix, however, that it can be hard to sort through them all.<p>The streaming site does a great job picking up films beyond mainstream hits. A diverse number of overlooked films are available to just about anybody. Now is a better time than ever to catch films that may …

Horror

21 rare and weird facts about World War II

History

NASA Totally Found an Alien Crab on Mars and Didn't Tell Anybody

How to get in with a Mexican in 9 easy steps

1. Sing us Las Mañanitas for our birthday.<p>Celebrating our birthday while abroad is always a bittersweet moment. Yes, there will always be new friends …

A nasty Android exploit has wireless carriers making bold moves to protect smartphones

The security hole affects Android devices, almost a billion of them to be exact, and lets hackers take over the smartphone or tablet via a simple text message. A user doesn't even have to open the text message for their device to be infected.<p>Google has come up with a patch for the vulnerability, …

Samsung Galaxy

My Outrage Is Better than Your Outrage

<i>By Kimberly Krautter</i><p>This morning I awoke to one of those Facebook posts that infuriates me. You know the kind, the ones that attempt to guilt us into caring about some cause, often the troops or dog rescue. This time the target was desperately impoverished children in Africa. My heart strings were …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Final Question About David Foster Wallace's Suicide

The new biopic The End of the Tour forces us to ask: Do we worship Wallace because he killed himself?<p>The greatest surprise of <i>The End of the Tour</i> is that it is what it says it is—a straight adaptation of David Lipsky's <i>Although of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself</i>, which is itself a straight …

Literature

What photographing 100 pairs of naked breasts taught me about women

<b>Warning: article contains nudity: Laura Dodsworth has photographed and interviewed 100 topless women - from streakers to Holocaust survivors and Buddhist nuns - for her new book Bare Reality. Here, she tells Claire Cohen how it's changed her forever</b><p><i>Video courtesy Laura Dodsworth</i><p>“You can’t judge a …

35 Books Everyone Should Read in Their Lifetime

Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Adverti …

Books

Scientists meditated on meditation – and the results were troubling

There’s no proof to support claims about meditation’s healing powers<p>What do you call it when you try to meditate but can't stop thinking about meditation?<br>Meta-meditation.<p>I've meditated on and off, mostly off—okay, almost entirely off--since my early 20s, when I learned Kundalini yoga (which has a …

Meditation

Ocean 'weather balloons' detect cause of global warming pause

Sea temperature data, some collected by a fleet of drifting and diving probes, shows that a decade-long slowdown in global surface warming masked a coincident rise in ocean temperature below 300 feet, according to<p>NASAJPL researchers.<p>That finding, which was published recently in the journal Science, …