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Indonesian police shaved transgender women and made them dress as men

<b>(CNN) —</b> Police in a conservative province of Indonesia forcibly shaved the hair of a group of transgender women and made them wear men's clothing, state media reported, in a crackdown on the LGBT community that has horrified human rights activists.<p>A group of 12 women were taken into custody during …

Human Rights

Japan's love affair with vending machines

Japan has the highest number of vending machines per capita in the world. They play a key role in Japanese culture and society, and not just in …

Japan

The Queen Ordered Charles and Diana's Divorce and More Dramatic Details You Didn't Know

With the 20th anniversary of Princess Diana's tragic death approaching, interest in her life — and especially her marriage to Prince Charles — has piqued in recent months. The relationship between Charles and Diana was tumultuous, to say the least; they met after Charles first dated Diana's older …

Violent video games like Grand Theft Auto do not make players more aggressive, major new study finds

Playing violent first-person video games such as Call of Duty does not make people more prone to violence themselves, a major new study has found.<p>Scientists using brain scans and psychological questionnaires discovered that the levels of aggression and capacity for empathy in people who never play …

Want to Play Jazz Guitar? Start with These Five Songs

0<p>SHARES<p><b>PHOTO: Popperfoto | Getty Images</b>: Wes Montgomery<p>When learning how to play jazz guitar, many of us know we need to learn scales, arpeggios and …

A startup with $25 million in funding is in crisis mode because an employee deleted the wrong files

GitLab provides a virtual workspace for programmers to work on their code together, merging individual projects into a cohesive whole. It's a fast-growing alternative to GitHub, the high-profile Silicon Valley startup valued at $2 billion.<p>GitLab was only just starting to come back online as of …

Replication

From the Archives: Ella Fitzgerald, Jazz's First Lady of Song, Dies

Ella Fitzgerald, known to jazz lovers throughout the world as the First Lady of Song, died Saturday at her Beverly Hills home. She was 78.<p>The cause of death was not released, but Fitzgerald had suffered from heart disease and diabetes for many years. She was surrounded by family and friends as she …

Meet The Biohackers Letting Technology Get Under Their Skin

For some people, the human body isn’t a temple. Instead they see it as a source of frustration thanks to the considerable limitations compared to the …

Singularity

How to Play Jazz Guitar Scales | 10 Scales Every Guitarist Should Know

<i>You don’t have to be a big jazz fan to boost your guitar skills with some jazz techniques. In this guest post, Matt Warnock from</i> …

Electric Guitar

Delete QuickTime From Your PC Immediately, Government Advises

Do you still have QuickTime for Windows on your PC? Get rid of it, pronto.<p>That’s the advice coming from the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team …

Security

Vinyl Starter Kit: Finding the right turntable and what it’ll cost you - Features - Alternative Press

<i>You’ve heard from all your friends (and several of your fave artists!) that vinyl is the thing right now, but where do you even start? In honor of</i> …

Spinal Cords

A Complete Guide To Sneaker Style

If you don't already own a pair of sneakers, now's the time to discover how to wear them. (And then go-out or jump online and get yourself a pair). …

Ice Cream

The Top 10 Anime of 2015: Part One (#10-6)

<i>The following was originally posted on Dee Hogan’s blog, The Josei Next Door, and has been republished with permission.</i><p>This was my kinda year, both …

Anime

11 Awesome Anime You Can Finish in One Binge-Watching Session

Anime like <i>One Piece</i>, <i>Naruto</i> and <i>Dragon Ball Z</i> have their moments, but those moments are usually sandwiched between months of fillers. And with the …

'Attack On Titan' Season 2 News: New Release Date Confirmed; To Step Away From Manga

For those who are patiently waiting, a new release date for the second season of the hit Japanese anime series "Attack On Titan" has surfaced this …

Anime

Japanese Fans Choose Their Favorite "Summer 2015 Anime"

A recent online poll on Animeanime.jp asked over 1000 fans to rank their favorite Summer 2015 anime. Respondents were able to choose their favorites …

Anime

How To Buy A Lot Of Video Games With Very Little Money

Any good hobby requires investment, through time or money. Gaming requires both.<p>Games don’t have to be an expensive hobby if you don’t want them to …

Personal Finance

How to build a kick-ass Paladin deck for free in Hearthstone

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>There are tons of ways to play every character class in Hearthstone<i>.</i> There is no best way to build a single deck, so this is not an end-all-be-all guide but …

App Store Update: September 11

LEGO Racers zip into the App Store, free Color Zen chills you out and Ravensburger's Las Vegas is on sale in today's ASU.<p>Every day hundreds of new …