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How to Move a PC Game to Another Hard Drive (Without Re-Downloading It)

So you’re running out of hard drive space (maybe on that fast-but-tiny SSD of yours), and you need to move a few of your PC games to another hard …

OCZ Vector 180 review

OCZ has been making consumer SSDs for almost a decade now, and during that time the brand has seen its ups and downs. Early models were known for …

If ISIS Is Not Islamic, then the Inquisition Was Not Catholic

As ISIS slaughters its way though Syria and Iraq, it became inevitable that we’d hear from apologists who claim that ISIS is not in fact “true …

Ukraine crisis: Russia tests new weapons

<b>Eastern Ukraine has become a testing ground for Russia's new military capabilities.</b><p>When Russia last went to war, in Georgia in 2008, it looked like an easy victory. But Russia's generals were deeply concerned at how badly their forces performed in some key areas of modern warfare.<p>Russia has spent …

Newfound 'Gospel of the Lots of Mary' discovered in ancient text

A 1,500-year-old book that contains a previously unknown gospel has been deciphered. The ancient manuscript may have been used to provide guidance or encouragement to people seeking help for their problems, according to a researcher who has studied the text.<p>Written in Coptic, an Egyptian language, …

It’s all kicking off in the Islamic world. Nothing at all to do with Islam, of course

Everywhere you look there is outrage and fury and screaming and violence<p>They have been burning churches and murdering Christians again in Niger. You’d think that they’d have more immediately pressing concerns than worrying about a cartoon, Niger regularly winning the award for being the worst …

Simon de Montfort: The turning point for democracy that gets overlooked

<b>In June the world will celebrate 800 years since the issuing of Magna Carta. But 2015 is also the anniversary of another important, and far more radical, milestone in British democratic history, writes Luke Foddy.</b><p>Almost exactly 750 years ago, an extraordinary parliament opened in Westminster.<p>For …

Stalin’s grandson loses ‘bloodthirsty cannibal’ libel case

The grandson of Joseph Stalin has failed in his attempt to win damages from a liberal Russian newspaper that called Stalin a “bloodthirsty cannibal” and said he was responsible for the wartime murder of Polish officers.<p>On Thursday the European court of human rights rejected the complaint by Yevgeny …

Reign's Caitlin Stasey on Religion, Sexuality, and Reproductive Rights

Australian actress Caitlin Stasey plays Lady Kenna on the CW's <i>Reign</i>—and she's just launched a website called Herself, which comprises a collection of interviews and (nude—so, NSFW) portraits of women.<p>One of the featured interviews on the site is with Stasey herself—and she's surprisingly open, …

Saudi cleric declares snowmen as being anti-Islamic

A prominent Saudi Arabian cleric has caused a stir by declaring the building of snowmen as anti-Islamic.<p>After a snowstorm hit northern Saudi Arabia this week, a religious website asked Sheikh Mohammed Saleh al-Munajjid if it was acceptable for fathers to build snowmen for their children, Reuters …

Charlie Hebdo's Wednesday edition to include Prophet Mohammed cartoons

Wednesday's edition of Charlie Hebdo will 'naturally' contain cartoons of Prophet Mohammed after Paris shootings and "Je Suis Charlies" movement, the magazine's lawyer has announced<p><b>Latest coverage - Charlie Hebdo magazine 'Je suis Charlie' issue launched</b><p>The next edition of Charlie Hebdo, out on …

Refuting the Atheist-Hitler Myth

By Michael Sherlock<p>I am very tired of theists attempting to poison the well of atheism by erroneously asserting that Hitler was an atheist. Even if …

Religion

German newspaper that reprinted Muhammad cartoons firebombed

A German newspaper that reprinted the Muhammad cartoons from the French satirical paper Charlie Hebdo has been the target of an arson attack.<p>Several stones and an incendiary device were thrown through the window of the archive of the regional tabloid daily, the Hamburger Morgenpost, early on Sunday …

Charlie Hebdo

Newspaper front pages around the world pay tribute to Charlie

In the aftermath of the terror attack at the office of satirical weekly <i>Charlie Hebdo</i> in Paris, newspapers around the world have used Thursday's front …

France

Who, What, Why: Why does the military insist on saluting?

<b>The UK's Ministry of Defence has issued a reminder to young officers to salute their superiors. But when did this form of greeting originate and why is it used, asks Justin Parkinson.</b><p>The salute is often thought to date back to Roman times, but there is no evidence that soldiers raised their hand as …

Here are the security measures NSA spies hate the most

It's tempting to imagine that few online safeguards will stop NSA surveillance in its tracks, but that's not true. A new leak from Edward Snowden's files reveals that there's a surprising number of ways to thwart these snoops, at least as of 2012. While you may already know that the NSA sees Tor's …

As the ruble tanks, Russians wag fingers at West, not Putin

A brutal start to the week for the ruble has Russia confronting its worst economic crisis in over a decade. While the spectacular drop in its currency has sparked fears of recession, the political system appears insulated from the fallout for now, largely because of an anti-Western narrative pushed …

Feathered Fossils Give Scaly Dinosaurs a Makeover

Plumage may have adorned even the earliest dinosaurs, long before flight.<p>Which came first, the feathers or the birds? Feathers first, scientists now say definitively. Yet this feathery revelation doesn't arise from discoveries of ancient birds, but of birds' ancestors—dinosaurs.<p>At a recent Berlin …

Man versus myth: does it matter if the Moses story is based on fact?

The actor Christian Bale has said that Moses was “likely schizophrenic and one of the most barbaric characters I ever read about in my life”, which may illuminate the way he plays the character in Ridley Scott’s upcoming film <i>Exodus: Gods and Kings</i>. But what light does it cast on the historical …

Moldova goes to the polls torn between Europe and Russia

Sunday’s elections could decide whether former Soviet nation continues on westward path of last five years or turns back east<p>The small motorcade arrived along potted mud roads and past single-storey peasant homes and pulled up in the village of Parcani, near Moldova’s northern border with Ukraine. …

Bulgaria's military warned of Soviet-era 'catastrophe'

<b>"Catastrophic consequences" await the Bulgarian armed forces if they are not weaned soon from dependence on old Russian equipment and repairs, according to outgoing Defence Minister Velizar Shalamanov.</b><p>He was speaking in a BBC interview amid a war of words that has broken out between Bulgaria and …

US air strikes in Syria driving anti-Assad groups to support Isis

US air strikes in Syria are encouraging anti-regime fighters to forge alliances with or even defect to Islamic State (Isis), according to a series of interviews conducted by the Guardian.<p>Fighters from the Free Syrian Army (FSA) and Islamic military groups are joining forces with Isis, which has …

PUTIN: We're Stronger Than Everybody

During the interview, Putin stated that everything will "end well" in Crimea because "it's just that we're stronger [than] everybody."<p>"We're stronger," he said, "because we're right. When the Russian feels that he's right, he's unstoppable. I'm saying this sincerely, not just to pontificate," he …

Mormon Church Admits Founder Joseph Smith Had Up To 40 Wives

In an essay posted without fanfare to its website in late October, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said for the first time that Joseph Smith, founder of the Mormon church, had as many as 40 wives. Some of those women were also married to friends of his. And one was only 14 when she …

To Counter ISIS Propaganda, Let's Stop Treating the Quran as Infallible

It was heart wrenching to watch Shirley Sotloff pleading with "Caliph Abu Bakr" to spare the life of her son, Steven Sotloff. Ironically, watching the grief stricken faces Aqsa Mahmood's parents, begging their daughter to come home was also anguishing in its own way.<p>There was a strange symmetry in …

The handy-dandy Aslan/Affleck refuter

In the past week or so we’ve heard Ben Affleck defend Islam against the criticisms of Sam Harris and Bill Maher, with Affleck (and Nicholas Kristof) …

Nine Bahraini Shias stripped of nationality

A Bahraini court has sentenced nine people to life and revoked their citizenship for smuggling arms to be used in "terrorist acts," the Gulf kingdom's prosecutor general has said.<p>The Bahrain News Agency (BNA) said on Monday that the Fourth Grand Criminal Court had found the men, who are all …

Islamic State recruiting women to 'have kids and cook'

Months after declaring an Islamic caliphate, Islamic State, which has seized large swaths of Syria and Iraq, is seeking to address a need of any viable nation: women.<p>In Internet posts and social media messaging, the extremist Sunni militants are recruiting women to marry their fighters and have …