Akilesh Menezes

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GTA 5 governor campaign videos reveal its candidates

Rockstar released two new videos for its upcoming <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i>, which reveal the fictional candidates campaigning for governor.<p>You can check out the campaign video for Sue Murray above and for Jock Cranley below. If the latter sounds familiar it's because you likely recognize Cranley from …

Jason Sudeikis Coaches Tottenham on the Finer Points of Being Hilarious

Jason Sudeikis isn't <i>really</i> the manager of Tottenham Hotspur, which is the only disappointing part of this hilarious video.<p>Premier League football is coming to NBC, and the network is spreading the word with a healthy amount of the comedian who stars in the upcoming <i>We're the Millers</i>.<p>As the video …

FBI Can Remotely Activate Android Smartphone And Laptop Mics, WSJ Reports

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the FBI employs a number of high-tech hacker tactics in its efforts to round up information on suspects, including the ability to remotely activate microphones on Android devices and notebook computers, according to one of its sources who is described as a …

Scientists love to hate greens, because what greens say matters

If a relationship therapist sat the UK's scientists and the green movement on their couch and asked them how they felt, the discussion, I suspect, would be heated. There is something about environmentalists that manages to irritate and aggravate many scientists.<p>In Mark Henderson's Geek Manifesto, …

Element of the week: berkelium | video

This week, we meet the element berkelium, a transuranic actinide element that has the symbol, <b>Bk</b>, and the atomic number <b>97</b>. This element is named for the city of Berkeley, the home of one of the University of California campuses where this element was first synthesised in December 1949.<p>Berkelium is a …