Michael Markham

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Snowden leaks confirm the United States spied on American citizens

Revelations may give targets legal standing to sue the government<p>Glenn Greenwald has revealed what he described last month as "the most important in the archive" of documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. <i>The Intercept</i> reports that the NSA and FBI have been spying on law-abiding …

Brazil a mix of mutiny and mourning after ‘biggest shame in history’

The morning after the night before, Brazil woke up, shook its head and prayed it had all been a terrible nightmare.<p>Left disorientated, punch drunk and confused by the 7-1 annihilation in the Estádio Mineirão, it will take time for the full implications to sink in for a country that had so much …

Sweat sensor could make iWatch most personal device ever

Design questions aside, the true mystery about Apple’s long-rumored iWatch lies in exactly what types of health-related sensors the wearable might include. A recent report claims the iWatch will sport an astonishing 10 different sensors, including one for sweat.<p>While pedometers, accelerometers, …

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Obama offered pot in Denver bar

<b>(CNN)</b> -- "Do you want to hit this?" a man asked President Barack Obama in a bar in Denver Tuesday night. The president laughed but didn't indulge.<p>It wasn't the only time Obama was offered weed on his night out. That's apparently what happens in Colorado, which recently legalized recreational …

Fantastically Wrong: Why the Egyptians Worshiped Beetles That Eat Poop for a Living

There are a whole lot of unsavory lifestyles in the animal kingdom. The pearlfish has to swim up sea cucumber butts to escape predation. All manner …

Cursed Warship Revealed With Treasure Onboard

Researchers and divers have started studying the secrets that Mars, the pride of Sweden's 16th-century navy, has held for 450 years.<p>It was the largest and fiercest warship in the world, named the <i>Mars</i> for the Roman god of war: But it went up in a ball of flames in a brutal naval battle in 1564, …

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Xbox handheld game console isn't in the books, says Xbox lead Phil Spencer

Microsoft's new Xbox head Phil Spencer doesn't think an Xbox gaming handheld makes sense. Spencer took to Twitter yesterday afternoon in a surprisingly candid conversation with fans, one of whom asked if Microsoft is pursuing, "a handheld Xbox One-like gaming device at E3 or in the future." Spencer …

Spielberg's 'Halo' series might premiere on Showtime

Microsoft has a ton of original TV shows in the works for the Xbox One, and no series has been quite so anticipated as the <i>Halo</i> show being executive produced by Steven Spielberg. But now, <i>Variety</i> is reporting that Spielberg's <i>Halo</i> may not actually be an Xbox exclusive — a decision that would mean …