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Women and children detained in 'freezing cells' on US border: HRW

Advocates say US policy is 'inhumane' as report highlights treatment of women and children immigrants.<p>Women and children detained by US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) along the US-Mexico border are regularly held in freezing cells and suffer other harsh treatment, according to a new Human …

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First on CNN: FBI investigating Russian hack of New York Times reporters, others

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hackers thought to be working for Russian intelligence have carried out a series of cyber breaches targeting reporters at The New York Times and other US news organizations, according to US officials briefed on the matter.<p>The intrusions, detected in recent months, are under investigation by …

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The hermit's smile: How celibacy, non-violence and purity work to establish patriarchy in India

Of these, purity is the most lethal as it is here where we find the seed of the inhuman practice of untouchability.<p>The popular model of a patriarch …

A Pokémon Fan Game Three Years In The Making

<i>Legends of the Arena</i> is a <i>Pokémon</i> game that's been cooking for a while—and you should totally check it out.<p>Developed by "Wackyturtle," the fan-game …

Technology changed product placement (and you didn't even notice)

As the music video starts, Avicii nonchalantly wanders into Stockholm's Tele2 Arena. He strolls past the venue's reception; a Grand Marnier poster gets some vital screen time. The bass drops. The crowd goes wild. For some reason, I feel like drinking.<p>Over the past few weeks, Avicii fans in the US …

Scientists figured out how shrooms open your mind

It’s one thing to say that psychedelic mushrooms "open your mind," but it’s another entirely to demonstrate its dream-like effects in a scientific study. Yet, that’s what one group of researchers appear to have achieved in a study published today in <i>Human Brain Mapping</i>.<p>these effects are akin to what …

Eve: The most thrilling boring game in the universe

"All of it surprises me."<p>Alex "The Mittani" Gianturco is a long-time <i>Eve Online</i> player. In real life, he's a retired DC attorney. In <i>Eve</i>, he's a ruthless space dictator. Thinking about his journey from fresh-faced player to being arguably the most powerful person in the game, he tells me none of it …

Nine Things You Might Not Know About The Super Nintendo's Graphics

It's hard not to get wrapped up in nostalgia whenever you look at a SNES game—and while there are a number of reasons for this, one of the major …

If you back a Kickstarter project that sells for $2 billion, do you deserve to get rich?

Oculus's backers could have had a 145x return on their donation. Here's why that never would have happened<p>The Oculus Rift virtual reality headset raised $2.4 million on Kickstarter, no strings attached. Those donors weren’t looking for a payout; they wanted to support something they believed in, …

US suspends diplomatic relations with Syria

Washington tells the Syrian government to immediately suspend its diplomatic and consular missions in the United States.<p>The United States has officially told the Syrian government to immediately suspend its diplomatic and consular missions in the country, and ordered its diplomats to leave the …

Touching Portraits of Couples Who’ve Been Together Over 50 Years

For all you cynics out there who don't believe in everlasting love, you must check out this series called <i>Love Ever After</i> by Lauren Fleishman. The New York-based photographer captures beautifully intimate moments between New York City couples that have been together over 50 years. She accompanies …

Myanmar to mull interfaith marriage law

President Thein Sein asks parliament to consider an intermarriage bill aimed at 'protecting' Buddhists.<p>Myanmar's president has asked parliament to consider an intermarriage law, spearheaded by an extremist monk that is aimed at "protecting" Buddhists in the former junta-ruled nation.<p>The move on …

Bad brains: some people are physically incapable of enjoying music

Research shows that people who say "I don't like music" aren't just trying to sound cool<p>For most people, the mere suggestion that a favorite song fails to evoke an emotional response in another human being sounds preposterous. Sure, that person might not like that song as much as you do, but …