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'It Felt Like War'

Decades after Mandela promised unity, xenophobia is tearing South Africa apart.<p>Peter Moyo heard the police before he saw them—first the heavy thud of boots puncturing the early morning silence, then the sharp crack of his door being kicked open. Before he even opened his eyes, they had filled the …

South Africa

Everything You Need to Know About The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

After nearly four years of development, CD Pojekt RED's The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is finally coming out next week on May 19. So here's a round-up of all the information you need to know in order to jump right into its world!<p>Review<p>"Where The Witcher 2 sputtered to a halt, The Witcher 3 is always in a …

The Witcher

Star Wars Battlefront: Iron Sights vs. No Iron Sights - Podcast Unlocked - IGN Video

Bucking recent first-person shooter trend, Star Wars Battlefront will not include Iron Sights/Aim Down Sights (aka ADS). We discuss the decision.

Overview: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

<i>The Witcher 3</i> is big. Very, very big. So Phil and Arthur start small. Kind of. By hunting a griffin. But first, they walk through the investigation needed to kill a monster in <i>The Witcher 3'</i>s big open world.

Average penis size revealed in study results

International study of 15,000 penises is being used to reassure men concerned they are not within the ‘normal range’<p>The enduring question now has a scientific answer: 13.12 centimetres (5.16 inches) in length when erect, and 11.66cm (4.6 inches) around, according to an analysis of more than 15,000 …

'Fifty Shades of Grey' brings little pleasure

More years ago than I want to remember, I was wandering down a disreputable street near New York's once-seedy Times Square when I spied a hand-lettered sign in front of a storefront theater. "At Last!" the poster read. "A Bondage Film With a Believable Story Line!"<p>I don't remember what film was …

A tank veteran on Fury: 'Very realistic, but it can't show the full horror of war

I first met Bill about five years ago in his local pub following a Remembrance Day service in Wellesbourne, Warwickshire. Recently widowed, he sat in the corner on his own, nursing his pint. We struck up a conversation about the war and over time became firm friends.<p>Bill was called up in 1942 and …

GOP 2016ers on Ebola: Panic

For once, President Barack Obama and Texas Gov. Rick Perry are on the same page. At separate briefings on the Ebola crisis, Obama administration officials and Perry have delivered the same message: Don’t panic — the health authorities know what they’re doing.<p>But for other Republicans — and …

CDC official: Virus may be 'tip of iceberg'

A respiratory virus is sending hundreds of children to hospitals throughout the Midwest and beyond, health officials say.<p>The unusually high number of hospitalizations reported could be "just the tip of the iceberg in terms of severe cases," said Mark Pallansch, a virologist and director of the …

From Minecraft to Destiny, It's The Top 5 News Stories of The Week - IGN Daily Fix - IGN Video

This week we saw the release of Minecraft on PS4 and Xbox One, exclusive Destiny PS4 content, the new 3DS is region locked, and a huge Sims 4 …

The Week in Review: Violence in Gaza

Since the murder of three Israeli teenagers in the West Bank last month, simmering tensions between Israel and Palestine have risen to a boil. …

Israel

The Week in Review: From the Global Desk

Inside Flipboard / March 21, 2014<p>In the past two years, the ideological fires lit by the Arab Spring have burned throughout the rest of the world. …

South-east Asia

Nato warns that Russia is risking Europe's peace and security

Tensions rise as Vladimir Putin mobilises all reservists and US Secretary of State John Kerry flies into Kiev<p>Ukraine has mobilised for war amid warnings from Nato that Russia's annexation of Crimea "threatens peace and security in Europe".<p>With tension nearing boiling point, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, …

8 Crazy Hollywood Inventions That Actually Exist

<i>By Robin Farmanfarmaian, Vice President of Strategic Relations and Founding Executive Producer of the Exponential Medicine conference at Singularity University.</i><p>Hollywood. They invent a lot of gadgets to cover up what would otherwise be gaping plot holes. “Back to the Future” would just be a movie …

US and Chinese warships narrowly avoid collision in South China Sea

Incident which saw USS Cowpens have to take evasive action arose with the US ship operating near China's only aircraft carrier at a time of heightened tensions in the region<p>A U.S. guided missile cruiser operating in international waters in the South China Sea was forced to take evasive action last …

New Trailers For Titanfall, Destiny, The Witcher 3 and More

All the weekend's announcements in one place.<p>If you were busy this weekend, there's a fairly strong chance that you may have missed the wealth of …

The Best Android Launchers You Can Download Today

We love Android devices as much as the next person, but sometimes the vanilla Android experience leaves us wanting a little more. Thankfully, it’s possible to change the whole look and feel of your Android device with only the minimum of effort – and no need to root.<p>Android launchers, or home …

Inside Gaming

Listen To A Crazy Piano Invented By Leonardo Da Vinci

The "viola organista" gets built and played after 500 years.<p>Leonardo da Vinci, in between doing stuff like painting the best-known piece of art in the world, apparently had time to sketch up a quick blueprint for an instrument: the "viola organista," a piano-violin hybrid that he never built. It …

Leonardo Da Vinci

'Elder Scrolls Online' Shows Off Its Character Creator

I may still be skeptical of the existence of The Elder Scrolls Online, the MMO no one really asked for, but I’m glad to see they’re putting a lot of effort into an aspect of the game I care a lot about: the character creator.<p>MMOs, generally speaking, have pretty bad character creation systems. The …

A real nuclear deterrent: US, Russia may team up to use weapons against asteroids

When geophysicist H. Jay Melosh attended a meeting of U.S. and ex-Soviet nuclear weapons designers in May 1995, he was surprised by how eager the Cold Warriors were to work together against an unlikely but dangerous extraterrestrial threat: asteroids on a collision course with Earth.<p>After Edward …

North Korea warns of 'all-out war' as it refuses to sign pact with US

North Korea has issued a fresh warning of an "all-out war", urging the United States to stop military drills and what it described as "nuclear blackmail".<p>The country also refused to sign a non-aggression pact that John Kerry, the US Secretary of State, offered last week on condition of …

TFTW: Top Ten GTA V Crew Building Tips

Asus RT-AC68U Dual-band Wireless-AC1900 Gigabit Router review: A cutting-edge Wi-Fi router that has it all - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The <b>Asus RT-AC68U Dual-band Wireless-AC1900 Gigabit Router</b> features powerful hardware, faster Wi-Fi technology, and useful features. The router delivers in all categories.<p><b>The Bad</b> The Asus RT-AC68U is expensive, not wall-mountable, and not everyone will immediately benefit from its new and …

Bill Gates admits Control-Alt-Delete was a mistake, blames IBM

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has finally admitted that forcing users to press the Control-Alt-Delete key combination to log into a PC was a mistake. In an interview at a Harvard fundraising campaign, Gates discusses his early days building Microsoft and the all-important Control-Alt-Delete …