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Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead - Trailer 1

Zombies invade the Australian Outback in this brain-splattered, Mad Max-meets-the-undead thrill ride.

Marvel Finally Acknowledges Japanese Spider-Man

In <i>The Amazing Spider-Man #12</i> Marvel have finally and officially acknowledged the Toei produced Japanese Spider-Man TV series from the end of the 70s.<p>The Japanese version, as you might expect, deviates from the classic Spider-Man in a multitude of ways. From an extra-terrestrial origin story to the …

Anime
Dark Souls

Syrian group Al Nusra Front claims responsibility for Lebanon bombing

The Syrian Al Qaeda-linked rebel group Al Nusra Front claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at a cafe in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli on Saturday that left nine dead and more than three dozen injured, according to the National News Agency, the latest violence to spill over from the …

Middle East

Boko Haram is now a mini-Islamic State, with its own territory

Boko Haram controls about 20,000 square miles of territory and is fast becoming a terrorist state razing villages and killing innocent victims<p>After days of razing villages and pitiless massacre, <b>Boko Haram</b> finished the week with its most chilling atrocity.<p>As people bustled through the Saturday …

French Premier Declares ‘War’ on Radical Islam as Paris Girds for Rally

Dozens die in bus crash near Pakistani city of Karachi

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1136000/1136971_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1518526466_7b2701e26bcf5b5fe881bdbd21463b60<p><b>More than 50 people have been killed and more injured after a bus collided with an oil tanker near the Pakistani city of Karachi, doctors say.</b><p>The …

HeadOn

These GIFs Show the Freakishly High Definition Future of Body Scanning

General Electric<p>1 of 4<p>General Electric released images on Wednesday from its first clinical trial of a next generation body scanner that captures …

Soviet Leader Gorbachev: Europe-Russia Tensions Could Lead To War

"A war of this kind would unavoidably lead to a nuclear war," the 1990 Nobel Peace Prize winner told Der Spiegel news magazine, according to excerpts released on Friday.<p>"We won't survive the coming years if someone loses their nerve in this overheated situation," added Gorbachev, 83.<p>"This is not …

Russia

You can play nearly 2,400 classic MS-DOS games for free right now

From Wolfenstein 3D to Prince of Persia, all in your browser<p>The Internet Archive is turning into one hell of an arcade. After releasing emulators so that you could play hundreds of Atari and arcade games right in your browser, the site has made its gaming library even bigger: starting now you can …

Stuart Scott dies: A look at the ESPN anchor's movie cameos

Stuart Scott, the irrepressible ESPN sportscaster who died of cancer Sunday at age 49, was best known for his work on the small screen, belting out "boo-yahs!" and punctuating highlights with catchphrases such as his trademark "cooler than the other side of the pillow."<p>On his way to earning a …

Lindsay Lohan

U.S. Drone Strike Said to Kill Militants in Pakistan

Pakistan Seizes Indian Fishing Boats as Doubts Intensify Over Terrorist Claims

Pakistani authorities reportedly seized two Indian fishing boats on Saturday — a not uncommon occurrence, but one that has prompted greater …

Man Shoots Deer with Arrow, Deer Sends Man to Hospital

On January 2, a Wisconsin doe had her day.<p>After getting shot with an arrow by a 72-year-old hunter, the deer sought retribution by charging at her …

Science Fiction

18 Libraries Every Book Lover Should Visit In Their Lifetime

If you love books, libraries are some of the most spectacular buildings in the world.<p>To celebrate these monumentally important buildings, we've complied a list of the most magnificent libraries on the planet.<p>From a library hidden in the forests of Beijing to one in Egypt that was designed like a …

Architecture

Does Exodus: Gods and Kings deserve to be banned for historical inaccuracy?

Egypt thinks so, claiming it presents a Zionist view of events. But is it more guilty of being pompous and badly scripted?<p>Exodus: Gods and Kings review – holy Moses, wholly acceptable for the devout Egypt bans ‘Zionist’ film<p>This week, big-budget Hollywood epic Exodus: Gods and Kings was banned in …

Great Blue Hole off Belize yields new clues to fall of Mayan civilisation

Research supports theory that drought and climate conditions reduced Mayans from a regional power to survivors abandoning cities to virtual extinction<p>What are sinkholes and what causes them?<p>A massive underwater sinkhole surrounded by reefs, caves and sharks has provided archaeologists with clues in …

12 Big Geopolitical Events We Think Will Happen In 2015

Indeed, who could have expected a year ago that Russia would take over Crimea, ISIS would break out of Al Qaeda and declare a caliphate, the US would start bombing Syria and Iraq while approaching a nuclear deal with Iran,or that Ebola would ravaged three west African countries and scare the …

Geopolitics

Gmail finally blocked in China after six months of disruption

Gmail has been comprehensively blocked in China six months after government censors first began disrupting access to the service. Google’s Transparency Report shows Gmail traffic falling dramatically in the country on the night of December 25th, and while Chinese officials have not claimed …

China

Staying Put in Milan

Though Milan is usually a tick down from Rome, Venice and Florence on tourists' list of must-see Italian cities, it is in fact one of the grandest and possibly the most civilized city in Italy. I shall write about Milan's rich history, elegant culture and wonderful trattorias at another time, so …

Napoleon' Last Hurrah - A Grave With No Name on St. Helena: Getting Really, Truly, Terminally Away From It All on the Looney Front (Part 5)

The remote South Atlantic island of St. Helena is forever linked with the name of Napoleon Bonaparte, the megalomaniacal Corsican-cum-French emperor who was exiled there by the British in 1815.<p>After the island of Elba, his first exile - within eyesight of his native Corsica, a mere 30 miles away, …

Napoleon Bonaparte

North Korea threatens US, claiming White House was involved in film plot

Pyongyang warns US ‘cesspool’ is a target as it alleges that Obama administration was behind fictional Kim Jong-un assassination<p>North Korea is threatening to retaliate against the US over a Hollywood film portraying the assassination of Kim Jong-un, saying it has “clear evidence” that Washington …

Pakistani Military Strikes Back at Taliban Following Peshawar Massacre

The Pakistani military claims to have struck back hard against Taliban militants days after the group launched one the deadliest single-day attacks …

ISIS Just Executed More Than 150 Women In Fallujah

The Iraqi Ministry of Human Rights announced Tuesday that a man identified as Abu Anas al-Libi had killed more than 150 women and girls in Iraq's Fallujah, some of whom were pregnant.<p>"The women were executed because they refused to accept the policy of Jihad al-Nikah [sexual jihad] that ISIS is …

Yazidis

Watch the Northern Lights Dance Over Norway in Real-Time for 5 Breathtaking Minutes

If you’re like us, seeing the Aurora Borealis in person is high on your bucket list… quite possibly right at the top. The idea of watching this …