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New York Times propagandists exposed: Finally, the truth about Ukraine and Putin emerges

NATO was the aggressor and got Ukraine wrong. Many months later, the media has eventually figured out the truth<p>Well, well, well. Gloating is unseemly, especially in public, but give me this one, will you?<p>It has been a long and lonely winter defending the true version of events in Ukraine, but here …

8 Netflix Tricks You Just Can't Live Without

One of the main reasons Netflix is so popular is because of its simplicity. It’s painfully easy to queue up a movie on your laptop, video game …

Televisions
Tesla

Apple chief Tim Cook blasts TV, says it's stuck in the 70s

Fresh off his bravura performance at the Flint Center in Cupertino where he unveiled the new iPhone 6, a smart watch, and a proprietary payment system, Apple chief Tim Cook blasted the current state of television … while appearing on non-network TV.<p>“TV is one of those things that, if we’re really …

US air strike supports Iraqi troops under attack

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1108000/1108646_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522557876_78c97af024b2d81bfb6daf582ac537a3<p><b>The US has carried out its first air strike against Islamic State (IS) militants under a new strategy to "degrade and destroy" the group.</b><p>US officials …

Middle East

The church described as a 'symbol of evil'

<b>Plans to rebuild a church in Germany that is linked to Hitler and the rise of the Nazi party have divided the country and sparked a row about how the nation deals with its past.</b><p>Buildings aren't just bricks and mortar - they have meaning and say something. If you doubt that, think of the controversy …

Germany

Angels clinch a playoff berth, but two injuries take the edge off

There is no rain in sight, but at least one lengthy Southern California drought has come to an end. The<p>Angelsare going to the playoffs for the first time since 2009, their postseason berth clinched with an 8-1 thrashing of theSeattle Marinerson Monday night.<p>There was no dogpile around the mound, …

Check Out 10 Amazing Maker Inventions From The 2014 Intel Developer Forum

At the recently concluded Intel Developer Forum (IDF)in San Francisco,you never knew what you'd come across — but you could always be certain it was worth a second look.<p>One minute you'd be watching yoga acrobatics performed in front of the wearable technology zone, and the next, Google co-founder …

Inventions

Controversial imam Bilal Philips says banning him won’t stop his message

A controversial Canadian Muslim preacher recently expelled from the Philippines says his being banned from entering several countries, including the United States and Britain, is not stopping him from reaching thousands of his followers there through online courses.<p>"The message that I am trying to …

Tesla
Tesla

The Trift Bridge: The Longest Pedestrian Suspension Bridge in the Swiss Alps

Climbers have to be fit and healthy to even reach Trift Bridge. Yet once they get there they must be in possession of other qualities. It is the …

Can This Chairless Chair for Your Butt Make You More Productive?

Sitting is killing us. Or wait, maybe it’s standing. Yes, standing can be unhealthy, too. That’s according to the designers of the “chairless chair,” a half-stand, half-sit piece of furniture that will make life less terrible for workers who carry out long shifts on their feet. By taking weight off …

Ebola outbreak: 'Even worse than I'd feared'

"It's even worse than I'd feared," Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said Wednesday of the Ebola outbreak rampaging through West Africa. "Every day this outbreak goes on, it increases the risk for another export to another country.<p>"The sooner the world …

Arthur Conan Doyle's eerie vision of the future of war

<b>A century ago Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote a short story about the threat of starvation in Britain - caused by enemy submarines - and the need for a Channel Tunnel. Was his bleak vision justified?</b><p>He's best remembered for Sherlock Holmes, but 100 years ago Sir Arthur Conan Doyle published a very …

Literature

Seeing the Great Depression

A new project from Yale invites viewers to explore some 175,000 images of America in the 1930s and '40s.<p>For a singular image of the Great Depression and the roughness of those years, it's hard to do much better than Dorothea Lange's 1936 photograph of Florence Owens Thompson, two of her children …

Twitter's map of Mid-East conflict

Data visualisation enables us to map connections across social media like Twitter and see how different groups of people relate to each other.<p>Israeli data scientist Gilad Lotan has been mapping interactions across Twitter during the Israeli-Gaza conflict. The aim of social media is to bring people …

Social Media

2008: Worse than the Great Depression?

Ben Bernanke, the former head of the Federal Reserve, said the 2008 financial crisis was the worst in global history, surpassing even the Great Depression.<p>His statement is raising eyebrows. While the "Great Recession" was scary, there's a reason it wasn't dubbed a depression: Bernanke's aggressive …

WHO says Ebola cases could exceed 20,000

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than six times as many as doctors know about now.<p>A new plan to stop Ebola by the UN health agency also assumes that in many hard-hit areas, the actual number of cases may be two to …

The Many Ways to Map the Islamic 'State'

Does ISIS control huge swaths of land or a network of roads? It depends on your definition of 'control.'<p>ISIS territory in Iraq and Syria tends to be described as "swaths." The estimated size of these swaths, which ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared a caliphate in June, varies widely in …

A Submarine That Crosses the Pacific in Two Hours? Don't Hold Your Breath

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>“It’s such a smooth ride, you can sit there and drink your coffee going through six-foot …

Ukraine crisis: 'Thousands of Russians' fighting in east

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1104000/1104314_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522662499_d572f4f6d600c7eaab473c96fe557fee<p><b>A pro-Russian rebel leader in eastern Ukraine has said 3-4,000 Russian citizens are fighting in their ranks.</b><p>Alexander Zakharchenko told Russian TV …

Russia