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Why Captain Phasma kept her helmet on in 'The Force Awakens,' according to Gwendoline Christie

What we got on screen, however, wasn't much, as she's only in a handful of scenes and doesn't really have anything substantial to do. Like many "Star Wars" characters before her, Phasma never removes her helmet, and according to Christie, there's an interesting reason why.<p>Gwendoline Christie is …

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What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …


Installing Red Star 3.0, North Korea’s homegrown operating system

Earlier this week, someone who goes by slipstream (“pulling data out of DPRK’s ass since 2014!”) posted a torrent of North Korea’s Red Star 3.0 …

37 Most Incredible Photographs of The Year

Let's look back on 2014 by reviewing some of the most spectacular photographs of this year. Which photographs of incredible destinations simply took our breath away? What long exposures were so creatively done, we gasped in awe? Which underwater photos seemed simply serene? Instead of our usual …

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Embedding With the Women Who Are Kicking ISIS Ass

It’s not enough for some Kurdish mothers to send their sons off to war against Islamic State. Their daughters are going, too.<p>SULIMANIYA, Iraq—Every …

7 Reasons Why You Should Buy An Android Phone Over An iPhone

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