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Ambitious new tech aims to revolutionize touchscreens

The ambitious GHOST (Generic, Highly-Organic Shape-Changing Interfaces) research project is building technology that will let consumers use their fingertips to literally drag data out of touchscreen displays, bringing it into the 3D world.<p>GHOST is the brainchild of four universities in the U.K., …

Apple Quit Signing iOS 7.1.2, Downgrading No Longer Possible

Apple iOS 8 has seen it’s own set of flaws since it came out. If you’re rocking existing devices and upgraded to the latest iOS 8, you should know …

Gear & Gadgets

Report: ISIS Terrorists Claim To Have Access To Nuclear Weapons, Will Use Them Against Israel

<i>For peaceful purposes. Since 2011, more and more are beginning to realize that all we are witnessing unfold throughout the Middle East today will</i> …

Européennes 2014 - Déclaration de Marine Le Pen - FN 25%

From storm battered British coastlines to far flung active volcanoes - The beauty of the planet's landscapes captured

By<p>From stunning volcanoes to Britain's storm-lashed seas, these award-winning pictures show the beauty of landscapes around the world.<p>The …

Honor Diaries - Official Trailer

Youngsters build the ultimate two-storey treehouse 85ft high with spiral staircase and viewing platform...but have to tear it down because of health and safety fears

• <b>A 25-strong group spent three years building palace in rural Oxfordshire</b>• <b><br>It features spiral staircase, windows, front door and a viewing platform</b>• <b><br>But</b> …

What the Post-American World Will Look Like

The Cold War map of the world divided into two camps was simple and clear. The post-American world will be a much more ambiguous place. Instead of …

Asylum seekers cost taxpayer £100,000 a DAY: 2,000 refugees with no right to remain in Britain have been claiming handouts and free housing for more than a year

• Asylum seekers whose claims failed are entitled to temporary payments while they wait to leave Britain<br>• The Government has handed out £100million since …

THE BETRAYAL OF ISLAM

Quartier de La Guillotière à Lyon : immersion dans la France de Terra Nova

How EU migrants avoid tax in UK

Romanians and Bulgarians can work in the UK but pay taxes at home at a lower rate<p>Romanians and Bulgarians coming to work can avoid paying taxes in Britain because of a loophole.<p>Instead they can pay taxes at home where basic rates are much lower.<p>The rules allow European workers “posted” to Britain …

We are The Borg

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The nation of Sweden, and many of its EU neighbors, are suffering from ‘Stockholm Syndrome’

When European history teachers omit the Holocaust from their curriculum, they do not do this because they are afraid of their Muslim students. In the …

Three UK offers free data, text and calls while roaming in the USA

Hey hey, it's a party in the USA, or at least, it will be for UK-to-US travelers who are signed up to Three. The network has just announced that those intrepid pond-hoppers will be entitled to roam with their UK allowances of data, text and calls absolutely free. It's not just the US that's joining …

Angola bans Islam and shuts down all mosques across the country because it 'clashes with state religion of Christianity'

• Minister of culture described Islam as a 'sect' which is banned as counter to Angolan customs and culture<br>• Nation's president said: ‘This is the final …

There Are a Lot of People Comparing Obama’s New Iran Deal With a Significant (and Very Bad) Moment in History

Both Israeli lawmakers and conservative pundits have compared the deal over Iran’s nuclear program secured in Geneva this weekend with the Munich Agreement of 1938 in which European nations agreed to allow Nazi Germany to annex parts of Czechoslovakia.<p>Of the deal, then British Prime Minister …

iGrow: a helmet that cures baldness (and plays music) Sometimes a gadget comes along that leaves you baffled at how such a thing can actually exist. They are either incredibly good, or shockingly bad. It’s hard to know which category iGrow fits into, since it looks like something that would be laughed out of the Dragon’s Den studio, yet promises boldly to solve a problem that blights the lives of millions of men. Paul Davies takes a look... http://fw.to/EIrP2NL

Enough is enough Mr Cameron: Mail poll reveals voters' deep concern over wave of new migrants

• 82% of respondents said no to a new influx from Bulgaria and Romania<br>• 85% think migration was putting huge pressure on schools and hospitals<br>• Only one in …

MPs launch major inquiry into female genital mutilation to 'get to the truth' about no-one has ever been charged

• <b>Home affairs select committee launches first official inquiry into FGM</b>• <b><br>Ministers, police, NHS staff, teachers and social workers to be grilled</b>• <b><br>Labour</b> …

Ex-UKIP leader Lord Pearson warns of Islamist threat

<b>UK Muslim communities are home to "thousands of potential home-grown terrorists", former UK Independence Party leader Lord Pearson has warned.</b><p>Such people "hate us with frightening religious fervour", he said during a parliamentary debate on Islam.<p>Sharia law was "running de facto in our land" and …

Do the maths: the science behind the numbers that govern our lives

In the mid-60s, the psychiatrist Charles Hofling wanted to know more about the way nurses and doctors interact with one another, so he devised an experiment, in a real hospital. While on duty, the nurses would receive a telephone call from a doctor, who ordered them to give a 20mg dose of medicine …

BBC World News - Click, 09/11/2013 GMT, Old maps become 3D virtual worlds

The British Library has challenged video game design students to turn old maps and engravings from its collection into virtual worlds.<p>The students combined maps from the library's collection with games company Crytek's CryEngine to create the 3D environments.<p>The Off the Map competition was part of …