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North Korea scrambles to stop The Interview reaching its borders

Task force has been set up inside hermit state to stop copies being smuggled in, as rumours abound as to who was actually behind the Sony hack<p>North Korea has set up a dedicated military team given the task of keeping The Interview away from the eyes of its citizens.<p>Pyongyang has been widely blamed …

Thumb Typing Is Changing Our Brains

Smartphones are changing us, at least according to researchers at the Institute of Neuroinformatics of the University of Zurich. It seems that as we moved from phones with buttons – BlackBerrys and even feature phones – the parts of our brain associated with the thumbs are changing thanks to …

Recordings That Made Waves: The Songs That Saved The Whales

In the mid-20th century, whale populations were dwindling. More than 50,000 whales were killed each year by commercial whalers.<p>But then in the 1960s, a song — or rather, many songs — sparked a movement.<p>It started with some underwater equipment that, for the first time, captured the sound of …

Pictures in the News | December 26, 2014

Friday’s Pictures in the News begins in Asia, where countries are observing the 10th anniversary of the tsunami in Banda Aceh, Indonesia. On the morning of Dec. 26, 2004, a 9.3-magnitude earthquake off Indonesia’s western coast generated a series of massive waves that killed more than 220,000 …

Game of Thrones Was the Most Pirated TV Show of 2014

<i>Game of Thrones</i> has claimed the distinction of being the most illegally downloaded show in the world for the third year in a row.<p>The fantasy drama …

The 20 Best Films Of 2014

From the ridiculous to the sublime, as part of our ongoing year-end coverage, we recently looked at the worst films of the year, but we wouldn’t want …

The 29 Best Moments For Women In 2014

Though there are many parts of 2014 we'd rather not revisit, the year brought so many good things. From the incredible stories of surviving domestic violence shared on Twitter to the iconic image of Beyoncé performing onstage in front of a sign reading "FEMINIST," women's stories and …

Sizing up a Clinton-Romney race

Mitt Romney and Hillary Clinton are back on the campaign trail.<p>Romney was in Kentucky on Thursday stumping for Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell while Clinton flew to Florida to campaign for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist.<p>The trips come amid intense speculation over how the …

Cityscape Daydreams Come to Life Through Captivating Composite Photos

Andrea Costantini's photo manipulations depict daydream thought bubbles by blending head shots with images of architecture and cityscapes. The Washington D.C.-based illustrator captures human subjects displaying thoughtful expressions as photos of picturesque streets and buildings hover over or …

The Marvel Movie Universe, In Completely Chronological Order

Comics blogger Michael Furth, editor of The Comic Archive, decided he needed a new way to appreciate the Marvel cinematic universe. So he …

Everything J.K. Rowling Revealed About Harry Potter in 2014

It’s been more than five years since J.K. Rowling’s final Harry Potter book was released. But it doesn’t mean the wizarding world has come to a halt. …

The Best Books of 2014, According to Slate Staff

<b>Eat More Better: How to Make Every Bite More Delicious, by Dan Pashman <br>Recommended by L.V. Anderson, assistant editor</b><p>Dan Pashman is a friend of …

New Russian military doctrine says NATO top threat

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia identified NATO as the nation's No. 1 military threat and raised the possibility of a broader use of precision conventional …

Key developments in case of 2 slain NYPD officers

Two New York Police Department officers were ambushed last weekend by Ismaaiyl Brinsley after he had made threatening posts online, including …

Obama: America Has Become ‘Less Racially Divided’ Under My Presidency

Amid racially charged protests and controversial police altercations, President BarackObama said the United States is less racially divided now than before he took office.<p>NPR released quote excerpts of an interview set to air on “Morning Edition” starting Monday, including one in which host Steve …