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Former Chilean military officers face murder charges for 1986 burning attack

Six former officers were charged with premeditated murder in the burning death of Rodrigo Rojas and attempted homicide in the case of Carmen Quintana<p>A Chilean judge has charged seven former members of the military with murder and attempted murder over a 1986 attack in which two pro-democracy …

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Heavier cutlery makes food taste better

Eating with heavier cutlery makes food taste better, with researchers for the first time finding a direct link between the weight of eating utensils …

Russian plane has near-miss with passenger aircraft over Sweden

For the second time this year, a Russian military aircraft turned off its transponders to avoid commercial radar and nearly collided with a passenger jet over Sweden, officials have said.<p>Swedish authorities said that on Friday, a Russian military aircraft nearly collided above southern Sweden with …

Boko Haram seizes strategic Nigerian town

Boko Haram have seized a strategic town in Nigeria's far northeast, prompting denials from the military, as experts said the government risked losing control and the region was "on the brink" of takeover.<p>Residents in Bama and a local politician said on Tuesday that 400 troops, some of them without …

The 55 Essential Movies Your Child Must See (Before Turning 13)

20th Century Fox[/caption]<p>There are people out there who have never seen <i>The Princess Bride</i>. They walk among us, holding down jobs, contributing to …

Cyborg arm made of Lego can flex its fingers and shake hands

It certainly isn't the first robotic arm made out of Lego that we've seen, but this particular one can actually be worn and easily controlled by the user. According to its creator, Diavo Voltaggio, the arm was made using Lego Mindstorms EV3, which is a software-and-hardware kit for DIY robots. He …

Smart collar turns your cat into a WiFi hacking weapon

Forget Trojan horses -- it's the cats you have to worry about. Security engineer Gene Bransfield has developed WarKitteh, a tech-laden collar that turns feline companions into scouts for WiFi hackers. The innocuous-looking accessory hides a Spark Core board that maps wireless networks and their …

Google won't call games with in-app purchases free anymore (updated)

The European Commission has said that while Google addressed its concerns around games with in-app purchasing, Apple has yet to offer a strategy. Following hordes of complaints by outraged parents, the EU asked both companies to implement changes to the way they sell such apps in their stores. …

Illegal trade of marine species on a sharp rise

After the trafficking of rhino horns, tiger skins and elephant tusks; illegal trade of threatened marine species - especially sea horses and sea …

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