Arshad Khan

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The man who revealed the horror of Auschwitz to the world

Rudolf Vrba escaped from Auschwitz in 1944 and was one of the first people to give first-hand evidence of the gas chambers, mass murder and plans to exterminate a million Jews. Nearly 70 years on from the liberation of the concentration camp, the Telegraph looks back on his legacy<p>So horrific was …

World History

The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads, Jan 12-18

South Korean adoptees, life under armed guard and the tragedy of the American military. The Daily Beast picks the best journalism from around the web …

'Designer babies' debate should start, scientists say

<b>Rapid progress in genetics is making "designer babies" more likely and society needs to be prepared, leading scientists have told the BBC.</b><p>Dr Tony Perry, a pioneer in cloning, has announced precise DNA editing at the moment of conception in mice.<p>He said huge advances in the past two years meant …

Genetics

Google in talks to buy mobile payments firm Softcard at less than $100m

Google is in talks to buy mobile payments company Softcard, as it looks to compete with Apple, which already owns a similar technology named Apple …

Saudi Airline May Be Planning To Segregate Passengers By Gender

It's 2015, and an airline is reportedly considering segregating its passengers by gender. And while I can't claim to to know anything about the …

'Serial': How common are wrongful convictions in the U.S.?

In the final episode of the <i>Serial</i> podcast, host Sarah Koenig notes that producer Dana Chivvis thinks Adnan Syed has to be the unluckiest person in …

The Pill That Kills Your Sex Drive

I've had the same problem. When I was on Zoloft for two years in my early 30s, sex became like a footrace in snowmobile boots. The drug eased my anxieties during the day but jumpstarted them in bed. Those are well-known side effects, but it turns out that delayed orgasm and losing that itch are …

Essential tips to keep your smartphone secure

Set up a lock screen<p>This might seem like a "duh" tip, but it surprises me how many people I meet who don't have a lock screen enabled. Your password …

Senate torture report’s unnamed victims: The CIA had hundreds or thousands of detainees tortured by foreign governments.

As bad as the stories in the Senate torture report are, there is a whole class of victims who aren’t even mentioned. The executive summary released …

Put the evil bastards on trial: The case for trying Bush, Cheney and more for war crimes

The evidence for the prosecution is clear. Human decency requires putting the Bush administration on trial<p><i>“There is no longer any doubt as to whether the current administration has committed war crimes. The only question that remains to be answered is whether those who ordered the use of torture</i> …

Google Released The Most Popular Apps, Games and Books in 2014.

December 16, 2014<br>Below is a visual released a few days ago by Google in which it featured some of the most popular games, movies, music, news and …

iPhone & iPad Apps Gone Free – December 15, 2014

Need more apps for your favorite device? iOSnoops can help! Here are 22 iPhone and iPad apps that have just gone free.<p>This apps gone free alert …

4 Advanced Targeting Tactics to Use on Facebook Ads | Inc.com

With more than 1.35 billion users around the world, there's a good chance that the target audience for any business can be found on Facebook. That's great in principle, but in reality, it's about as helpful as saying, "There are fish in the ocean." Marketers need to know how to fish for their …

Marketing

10 Medical Breakthroughs That Sound Like Science Fiction

These high-tech innovations just might save your life<p>The news that comes out of research universities and hospitals often sounds too hopeful: Here's a gene that <i>maybe</i>, could <i>potentially</i> end obesity. This newly discovered protein pathway might <i>sort-of</i>, <i>some day</i> cure cancer.<p>Do any of the thousands of …

Bush’s willful ignorance: Why he wanted to know as little about torture as possible

The debate over what Bush knew (and when he knew it) is important — but more for what it says about our own guilt<p>It’s happening more than 10 years too late (and in a better world it wouldn’t need to happen at all), but now that the Senate Intelligence Committee has released its so-called torture …

Detainee Zubaydah a key figure in Senate report

WASHINGTON (AP) — Abu Zubaydah was the CIA's guinea pig.<p>He was the first high-profile al Qaida terror suspect captured after the Sept. 11 attacks, …

DIY computer kit gives gift of coding

Like eating their vegetables, teaching kids to enjoy tech at an early age could be key to their future.<p>For $150, parents can buytheir kids a Kano computer kit, a present that just might jumpstart techie careers.<p>Kano is a DIY set that lets kids (or adults) build a computer and learn basic coding …

Saudi Arabia builds start-up culture with state oil money | News Home | Reuters

DHAHRAN, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Abdulaziz al-Jouf is in many ways a typical Web entrepreneur — the 34-year-old Saudi talks fast, works late and has big plans for his online payments system.<p>But in one aspect he’s unusual: Jouf is funded by state oil company Saudi Aramco, better known for …

Isis: the inside story

In the summer of 2004, a young jihadist in shackles and chains was walked by his captors slowly into the Camp Bucca prison in southern Iraq. He was nervous as two American soldiers led him through three brightly-lit buildings and then a maze of wire corridors, into an open yard, where men with …

How Facebook helped me get 'trafficked' into Europe

The Telegraph's Magdy Samaan poses as a migrant to investigate how Facebook is being used by people smugglers<p>Routes, contact details, even risk assessments - all these are available for refugees and would-be migrants across the Mediterranean on a cursory search through Facebook.<p>The Telegraph was …

Coast Guard

The myth of the good war

This year has been such a miserable and violent one in so many parts of the world that it can scarcely end too soon. But for many Europeans, it has also been a year of remembrance: the centenary of another terrible conflict. The intensity of public feeling about what those who survived it called …

Islamist Insurgency Erupts in Sungai Golok, Thailand's Strangest Party Town

SUNGAI GOLOK, Thailand — Pin is stumbling drunk. When she bends down to refill a customer’s Heineken, her hair dips into the beer. Her breath smells like menthols and fish sauce. She is shrieking advances in tortured English at any male who passes by.<p>None of this is particularly odd in Sungai …

Profit

Top iPhone and iPad apps going free and on sale

Free<br>On Sale<p>Promo<br>Codes<p>Staff<br>Reviews<p>controller->id == 'news' ? 'is-active' : ''; */?>" href="/news"> Hot<br>News --><p>Best …

21 tools that will help your remote team work better together

Working as a remote team can be difficult, but doesn’t have to be. Here at The Next Web, much of our team is remote.<p>We have staff in the UK, India, The Netherlands, USA and New Zealand all working together across time zones successfully, even though the time differences can be confusing …

Can police force you to surrender your password?

While most people by now know—or at least <i>should</i> know—the basics on how to protect themselves from cybercriminals, it’s less clear what your rights …

Associated Press News

Natural Remedy for Addictions, Cravings and Smoking

• As your body is Addicted to Nicotine, once you quit you’re probably going to have cravings.<br>• Smoking or Chewing tobacco is both a physical addiction …