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Chinese hackers steal Israel’s Iron Dome missile data

Hacking group previously linked to hacks on US defence contractors steals detailed missile schematics<p>A Chinese hacking group has been accused of stealing data from Israel’s billion-dollar Iron Dome missile system.<p>The state-sponsored Comment Crew hacking group, thought to operate out of China, was …

What happens if you get hit by the main beam of a particle accelerator like the LHC? - ExtremeTech

By on July 28, 2014 at 2:04 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>I don’t know about you, but ever …

Schoolgirl 'beheaded classmate because she wanted to dissect someone'

Teenager arrested on suspicion of murdering 15-year-old after police discovered dismembered body in suspect's home<p>A 16-year-old Japanese schoolgirl has confessed to decapitating a classmate, police have said, as she reportedly told investigators she "wanted to dissect" someone.<p>The teenager, whose …

Mysterious fast radio bursts from outer space: Astronomers baffled, admit they could be alien in origin - ExtremeTech

By on July 29, 2014 at 8:36 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Since 2001, the Parkes radio …

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Microsoft Rolling out Updates to Nokia X Smartphones

Microsoft has started rolling out new updates to the erstwhile Nokia X budget smartphones line-up. These updates are applicable to users of Nokia X, …

Nokia X2 Android Smartphone Tipped to Hit Indian Stores Later this Month: Report

Microsoft is planning to launch second generation Nokia X series Android Smartphones in India later this month.<p>American technology giant Microsoft is …

Wattpad: Serialise Your Writing And Build An Audience

The biggest challenge for all authors and publishers, especially self-publishers, is getting their books noticed by readers. Whilst it’s nice to think that all you need to do is chuck your work up on Amazon, for the vast majority of books, that’s not enough. As I’ve said before, Amazon is not a …

Are you going to see The Fault in Our Stars movie this weekend? Do check out our brilliant Ansel Elgort interview, where the star answers site member questions. He's such a lovely chap! http://www.theguardian.com/film/2014/jun/12/ansel-elgort-the-fault-in-our-stars-interview-im-happy-to-be-a-role-model also listen to audio version http://www.theguardian.com/childrens-books-site/audio/2014/jun/19/ansel-elgort-gus-fault-in-our-stars-podcast

Ansel Elgort: people are in love with Gus and I didn't want to mess that up, I wanted to bring him to life the way fans of the book had imagined him

The actor that plays Gus in The Fault in Our Stars movie opens up about how much he cried when he first read the book, the challenges of the role, the awesomeness of John Green and how he would like to be Gandalf for a day<p>Fans of Ansel Elgort may like to listen to the audio version of this …

Should boys read boys?

Is it really true that boys want to read books about boys, written by men? Or is this narcissism and sexism of the saddest, most damaging kind? Night School author CJ Daugherty makes the case that books should be gender free.<p>What do you think? Join the discussion on Twitter @GdnChildrensBks, on our …

Cherub: Maximum Security

• <b>Author:</b> Robert Muchamore<p>Over the years, CHERUB has put plenty of criminals behind bars. Now, for the first time ever, they've got to break one out ...<p>Under American law, kids convicted of serious crimes can be sentenced as adults. Two hundred and eighty of these child criminals live in the sunbaked …

Books That Grow With You: The Chronicles of Prydain by Lloyd Alexander

There are special fears associated with rereading the books from one's childhood. Foremost among them, for me, is that at my advanced age and admittedly jaded outlook--these days, it takes a lot for me to give my heart to a book--I will realize that my treasured memories are built on quicksand; …

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Walking Disaster

• <b>Author:</b> Jamie McGuire<p>Set in the same time-frame as Beautiful Disaster, now we hear the story from Travis' point of view.<br>Travis lost his mother at a very young age, but before she died she taught him two important rules... Love hard. Fight harder.<br>Growing up in a family of men who like to gamble and …

'Fault in Our Stars' Ripple Effect: Success Breeds New Rush of 'Grounded' Teen Movies

Move over, vampires and wizards: The new It genre is "grounded" young-adult book adaptations.<p><i>This story first appeared in the June 20 issue of</i> <i>The</i> …

The Heroes of Olympus,Book Five: The Blood of Olympus

• <b>Author:</b> Rick Riordan<p>Though the Greek and Roman crewmembers of the Argo II have made progress in their many quests, they still seem no closer to defeating the earth mother, Gaea. Her giants have risen—all of them, and they're stronger than ever. They must be stopped before the Feast of Spes, when …