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How ISIS’s ‘Attack America’ Plan Is Working

The terrorist group’s sophisticated social-media campaign is reaching its audience in the United States. What it does next has law enforcement …

North Korea says it test-fired a 'world-level strategic weapon'

This undated photo released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on April 20, 2015 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) gesturing to cheering combat aircraft pilots of the Korean People's Army (KPA) in Samjiyon. © KCNA via KNS/AFP/File<p>North Korea announced Saturday the …

Record 17,000 join 'Pinstripe Nazi' anti-Islam march in Germany

A record 17,000 people have joined the latest in a string of demonstrations against Islam in Dresden, eastern Germany, celebrating the rise of their far-right populist movement by singing Christmas carols.<p>The march on Monday night was organised by Patriotic Europeans Against Islamisation of the …

Are 'smart pills' the best way to stay sharp?

<b>(CNN) —</b> How did you wake yourself up this morning? Perhaps through a morning run, or hitting the yoga mat. You might favor good old caffeine, or new-age nutritional supplements.<p>Tom Rice, a London-based film producer in his late 20s, has a new routine. It includes a little fish oil, a shot of …

How Realistic Is Multi-Monitor Gaming On A Budget?

Is a triple-monitor Eyefinity or Surround gaming rig just a toy for the rich, or can it be achieved using parts purchased on a shoestring budget? We …

Maximum PC

Hard hitting concise reviews and kick ass recommendations<p>In every issue of Maximum PC we look at the latest hardware to give you the low-down on …

Raspberry Pi

Oculus is buying a company that brings hands into virtual reality

Right now, the term "virtual reality" still means "headset" for most people. What we should really think when we read "virtual reality" is first-person immersion. The headset -- like Oculus VR's Rift, Sony's Project Morpheus, and Samsung's Gear VR -- is simply the first tool for creating that sense …

Brazil psychopath serial killer 'strangled 38 women for fun'

Police are investigating the claims of Sailson Jose das Gracas, 26, who says he murdered dozens of women and would "do it again"<p>A 26-year-old Brazilian psychopath has confessed to being a prolific serial killer who murdered 38 women over the last decade.<p>Police in Rio de Janeiro are investigating …

Windows 10: The Next Chapter

Today Microsoft revealed that they will be hosting an event at Redmond to announce the next chapter of Windows 10 on January 21st, 2015. This event …

Windows 10

Scientists Are Using Twitter Data To Track Depression

Computer scientists at Johns Hopkins have built an algorithm that uses Twitter to gather information about mental illness trends.<p>Researchers combed 8 billion public tweets for users who shared their diagnoses of depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, bipolar disorder and seasonal affective …

Holiday Guides 2014: Z97 Motherboards for Haswell

Writing one guide for all of the Z97 motherboard range seems a little odd. It is possible to consider each market segment and price range to come up …

Overclocking

North Korea parades US citizen who entered country illicitly

North Korea on Sunday presented to the media an American man who says he illegally crossed into the country but has not been put into custody and is seeking asylum in Venezuela.<p>Arturo Pierre Martinez, 29, of El Paso, Texas, said he entered North Korea by crossing the river border with China. …

New Windows 7 Patch Is Badware, Disables Graphics Driver Updates And Windows Defender

*<i>Due to some valid complaints regarding my usage of the term “Malware,” I’ve updated the headline with a more accurate description of the Windows Update: “Badware,” which is unintentionally harmful software.</i><p>If you have Windows 7 set to automatically update every Tuesday, it may be time to …

Liu Tienan: Top Chinese economist jailed over bribery

<b>Liu Tienan, a former top economic official, has been jailed for life in China for accepting millions of dollars in bribes, state media report.</b><p>Mr Liu was the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) deputy head until he was sacked in August 2013.<p>The court in Langfang found him guilty of …

NASA set to launch Orion spacecraft, paving way for human Mars visit

NASA is preparing for the maiden launch this week of its new Orion spacecraft, which could help jump-start America's return to human exploration of space, including a journey to Mars.<p>This unmanned mission is relatively simple, less than five hours long and headed to no place particularly …

Space Exploration

'Gangnam Style' busts YouTube's view counter? Not so fast

<b>Editor's note, 12:52 p.m. PT, December 5:</b> <i>This post has been updated to indicate Google's admission that its broken-counter Google+ post was a joke.</i><p>Apparently, Korean pop star Psy's "Gangnam Style" is the horrendously catchy music video that just keeps on giving. It also just keeps on racking up …

Music Videos

New View of the Solar System's Most Fascinating Moon

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Astronomy

Protesters over missing students in Mexico burn state assembly

CHILPANCINGO Mexico (Reuters) - Demonstrators set fire to the local legislature building on Wednesday in the capital of the southwestern state of Guerrero in protests over the apparent massacre of 43 students by corrupt police and thugs from drug gangs.<p>Violent demonstrations rocked several other …

Should we diagnose rare diseases with smartphones?

Your phone could help diagnose rare diseases like Ebola, finds David Robson – and one day it might even replace the doctor’s surgery too.<p>As fear of the Ebola virus escalates, Eric Topol thinks that we’re missing an important weapon. And you just need to reach into your pocket to find it. “Most …

This Medical Device Is a Major Gamechanger for Kidney Patients

This device could improve the lives of tens of thousands of people who visit kidney dialysis centers. Using this 10-pound, miniature portable …

Polish woman declared dead wakes up in mortuary

<b>A Polish woman who spent 11 hours in cold storage in a mortuary after being declared dead has returned to her family, complaining of feeling cold.</b><p>Officials say Janina Kolkiewicz, 91, was declared dead after an examination by the family doctor.<p>However, mortuary staff were astonished to notice …

Berlin named most 'fun' city in the world

<b>Berlin</b> has pipped <b>London</b> to the title of “most fun” city in a poll of travellers.<p>The German capital was among 1,800 cities ranked according to categories such as “bars”, “clubs”, “shopping”, “adult entertainment” and “activities”. Factors such as the average price of a beer, and whether or not …

WSJ: Department of Justice uses fake cell towers on airplanes to capture data from mobile phones

The Wall Street Journal reported today that the United States Department of Justice has been using planes equipped with devices that pose as cellular towers (called “dirtboxes”) to collect data from suspected criminals’ cell phones—and capturing data from innocent bystanders in the process.<p>The …

Cameron warns Putin as Russian president lashes sanctions

Vladimir Putin has admitted for the first time that he is prepared for his country to face a “catastrophic” slump in oil prices, as David Cameron said Europe would have no choice but to step up sanctions if the Russian president did not abide by previous agreements to respect Ukraine’s independence.<p>…

Islamic State sets sights on Saudi Arabia

<b>The leadership of Islamic State (IS) has no intention of standing still.</b><p>In a 17-minute audio message, purportedly from its elusive leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the group sets its sights firmly on Saudi Arabia, birthplace of Islam and the world's largest oil producer and exporter.<p>The speaker does …

Iraqi authorities report IS leader wounded in airstrike

Iraqi officials said Sunday that the head of the<p>Islamic Stategroup Abu Bakr Baghdadi was wounded in an airstrike in western Anbar province.Pentagonofficials said they had no immediate information on such an attack or on themilitantleader being injured.<p>Iraq's Defense and Interior ministries both …

Missing Mexico students: 'We shot them then burnt the bodies'

Testimony from three hit men working for the Guerreros Unidos drugs cartel appears to prove that the 43 missing Mexican students were killed on the night of September 26. But their families refuse to believe they are dead until they have DNA proof<p>Agustín García Reyes knew exactly what he was doing …

Powerful quantum computers move a step closer to reality

Researchers at the University of New South Wales have pushed quantum computers a step closer to reality, which one former NSA technical director says calls for a rethink in how the whole security of the internet is managed.<p>The Australian researchers claim to have developed two new types of quantum …