Shiza Rizwan

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A Former FBI Special Agent Says The CIA Kept Him From Helping To Stop 9/11

Mark Rossini said the CIA prevented him from going to FBI headquarters with the information that two known terrorists, who later went on to carry out the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center, had entered the US.<p>Government reports on 9/11 blame a vague "intelligence failure" for the terrorist …

Electrifying view inside a cyclone from ISS

If you love extreme weather, outer space and photography, you’ll love this image of lightning inside Cyclone Bansi in the Indian Ocean, taken from …

Watch: 3D-Printed Fibonacci sculptures come to life in mind-blowing optical illusion

Based on the Fibonacci sequence, these incredible sculptures create a mesmerising optical illusion when rotated<p>John Edmark, a design lecturer at Stanford University in the US, has created a set of 3D-printable sculptures that come to life when spun around and filmed using a very short shutter speed.<p>…

K Sarah Designs

I've always liked the beachy, airy quality of capiz shell chandeliers, but they're usually pretty expensive (at least all the one I like are - see …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

GQ Style<p>Our style-in-the-wild correspondent documents what’s hot in the streets of Tokyo and Osaka.<p>By Samuel Hine1 day agoView More<p>Entertainment<p>The …

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How This Teen Turned Her High School Internship Into A Game Design Career

Paulina Raguimov never expected to get paid to make video games when she walked into her high school’s career fair at 16.<p>She played them, sure. But when she walked up to the JumpStart booth to chat about the internships they had available, she had absolutely no experience with making games. “I …

When Stress Rises, Empathy Suffers

Humans—and mice—are much more likely to feel empathy toward friends than strangers. New research finds that stress hormones are to blame, writes Robert M. Sapolsky<p>By<p>Robert M. Sapolsky<p>Among the many contradictions of humans, some of the more striking ones concern empathy. Our hearts break at a …

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Why we've all fallen head-over-heels for the 36 questions that promise true love

A simple questionnaire, which claims it can make two strangers fall in love, has taken the world by storm. Claire Cohen explains why we're so drawn to the idea of eliminating risk where our fragile hearts are concerned<p>When <b>Mandy Len Catron</b> fell in love, she probably hoped for a few well wishers – …

Google searches for a way to avoid Microsoft’s fate

A dip in the search behemoth’s market share has encouraged some commentators to compare it to Bill Gates’s company<p>The news that Google’s share of the web-search market in the US has suddenly dropped is interesting. According to an independent analytics firm, StatCounter, last month Google’s market …

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Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

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These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

No excuses: Apps to get you in shape in no time

New year, new you, right? Well, at least until life gets in the way. Don't let your busy schedule stymie your goals to get moving with these apps.<p>The hot new fitness trend is getting in a workout in a short amount of time, from as little as seven minutes. These apps can help you fit in a workout …

Xiaomi launches sleek, powerful alternative to the iPhone 6 Plus

China's smartphone maker Xiaomi, which recently raised $1 billion at a staggering $45 billion valuation, has launched a new flagship phone — the Mi …

The Aurisonics Rockets in-ear headphones are out of this world

Chances are, you've never heard of Aurisonics, so here's a little backstory<b>:</b> it's a company based in Nashville, Tenn., founded in 2011 by audio engineer and audio products designer Dale Lott.<p>Frankly, I'd never been all that impressed with Aurisonic's other headphones, so I had low expectations for …

Fox apology for Birmingham 'Muslim-only city' claim

<b>US Broadcaster Fox News has issued an on-air apology for televising a claim that Birmingham is a "Muslim-only city" where non-Muslims "don't go".</b><p>Steven Emerson, an American terrorism commentator, made the claims as he spoke to the channel about the terror attacks in France last week.<p>Mr Emerson …

Listen to the music that the Beagle 2 probably played on Mars in 2003

If the first nine notes of this instrumental sound fairly cosmic to you then that's entirely fitting: together they comprise the first ever melody sent to Mars. Composed by British band Blur, this short jingle (expanded into a full song above) was the call-sign for the UK's Beagle 2 lander. This …

Step into the dark fantasy worlds of artist Nicolas Delort

It all started with <i>Dragon Ball Z</i>.<p>When he was young, Nicolas Delort's friends were watching the anime and collecting the cards, but he fell in love with the black-and-white manga that inspired it all. "Akira Toriyama's ink work is so clean, precise, and elegant and I spent a lot of time tracing, at …

By Making A Game Out Of Rejection, A Man Conquers Fear

<i>Fear is one of the strongest and most basic of human emotions, and it's the focus of Fearless, the second episode of</i> Invisibilia<i>, NPR's new show on the invisible forces that shape human behavior.</i><p><i>This segment of the show explores how a man decided to conquer his fear of rejection by getting rejected</i> …

Italy expels nine suspected Islamist militants

ROME (Reuters) - Italy has expelled nine suspected Islamist militants so far this year as part of a heightened security alert throughout Europe and could make further expulsions, Interior Minister Angelino Alfano said on Sunday.<p>Attacks in Paris, in which Islamist gunmen killed 17 people, and a …

Artist Virtually 'Paints' Ancient Drawings Onto Modern Homes Around The World

Muralists need a lot of things that aren't easy to come by: money, connections, and a wall for starters. Polish artist Maria Umievskaya realized she could approximate the reach of a public artist without any of these resources, using only the internet. Her virtual series juxtaposes clean modern …

New Snowden documents show how the GCHQ tracked iPhone users

Snowden documents published today by <i>Der Spiegel</i> give new insight into the British GCHQ's efforts to track targets through their iPhones. Previous leaks have revealed specific NSA exploits used to compromise the famously malware-resistant iPhone software controls, but the new documents show that …

Mystery kidney disease killing Sri Lankan farmers

KONKETIYAWA, Sri Lanka (AP) — Karunawathie isn't hungry for breakfast. She rarely is these days, but she forces herself to choke down a few bites of …