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Everything you need to know about the future of newspapers is in these two charts

Advertisement<p>14 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr / Monik Markus<p>We don’t like to dwell too much on the decline of print media, because quite frankly it’s …

Secrets, lies and Snowden's email: why I was forced to shut down Lavabit

My legal saga started last summer with a knock at the door, behind which stood two federal agents ready to to serve me with a court order requiring the installation of surveillance equipment on my company's network.<p>My company, Lavabit, provided email services to 410,000 people – including Edward …

Crime Committed On Church Computer

Raul Rivera - February 14, 2014 09:37AM What's the Big Deal with Internet Use in My Church? Technology has revolutionized the way churches...

Geneva: Ethiopian plane hijacker was 'co-pilot seeking asylum' in Switzerland

Reports suggest the hijacker of an Ethiopian Airlines plane forced to land at Geneva airport was the co-pilot.<p>Police are quoted as saying he took the controls when the pilot went to the toilet. Once the plane had landed he is said to have left through a window on a rope before surrendering and …

Investigators close their probe into Schumacher fall

Michael Schumacher’s skiing accident, was exactly that: an accident – according to the French prosecutor investigating the case.<p>French investigators could find no evidence of criminal wrong-doing connected to the Formula One legend’s tragic fall on Dec 29th last year, while skiing off piste at …

Michelangelo's Creation of Adam – in cake sprinkles

Cake Angels artist Michelle Wibowo has created a stunning, actual-size copy of the painting using sugar cake toppings to mark 450 years since the artist's death<p>As you enter the large, sun-filled studio in Michelle Wibowo’s West Sussex home, you can’t help but notice a sugary sweet smell hanging in …

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South Africa: Trapped miners 'reluctant to emerge' because of arrest fears

Despite a big rescue operation, up to 200 illegal gold miners trapped underground in South Africa are said to be reluctant to emerge because they fear being arrested.<p>Several did come to the surface on Monday morning, thinking police had left the site near Johannesburg. But officers were reportedly …

North Korea human rights abuses resemble those of the Nazis, says UN inquiry

North Korea's leadership is committing systematic and appalling human rights abuses against its own citizens on a scale unparalleled in the modern world, crimes against humanity with strong resemblances to those committed by the Nazis, a United Nations inquiry has concluded.<p>The UN's commission on …

900-Year-Old Viking Message Decoded, Reads 'Kiss Me'

The mystery of a 900-year-old Viking message has finally been solved. Cryptologists, put down your cipher devices, because the formerly incomprehensible code that's been haunting your dreams reads in part: "Kiss me."<p>A runic artifact that reads: "Kiss Me". Photographer: Jonas Nordby.<p>The baffling …