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Saudis will soon be paying tax on soda and tobacco

Saudi Arabia will introduce new taxes on products such as tobacco and sugary drinks in an attempt to increase government revenue and wean its economy off oil.<p>The kingdom unveiled more details about its ambitious plan to transform the economy on Tuesday. It wants to increase non-oil revenues and cut …

Saudi Arabia

CIA-armed militias are shooting at Pentagon-armed ones in Syria

Syrian militias armed by different parts of the U.S. war machine have begun to fight each other on the plains between the besieged city of Aleppo and the Turkish border, highlighting how little control U.S. intelligence officers and military planners have over the groups they have financed and …

Holiday family gathering survival guide: How to argue with your racist, Islamophobic uncle at Christmas dinner

Talking points to respond to Islamophobia, ISIS, anti-black racism, anti-immigrant myths, and homophobia<p>This year saw an explosion of racism, Islamophobia, xenophobia, and violence. While there were some significant progressive victories in 2015, there were also many dangerous developments -- from …

Rights & Freedoms

Here are the devices law enforcement use to spy on you

The Intercept obtained the catalog of devices used by federal and local law enforcement to collect and monitor cell phone data. The tracking hardware -- including the infamous Stingray -- in the catalog is accompanied by its capabilities including, limitations, "planning factors," price and …

Surveillance

ISIS is using IP addresses the UK sold to Saudi Arabia

IP addresses being used by ISIS and traced by teenage computer hackers back to the UK’s Department for Work and Pensions are likely to be among those sold to Saudi Arabian telecoms companies this year, the British government has claimed.<p>In a convenient admission given the charge levelled at the UK …

Designer Releases A 3D-Printed Revolver

Engineering student James Patrick has built a working 3D-printable revolver that uses a rubber band and a nail to fire .22 bullets.<p>The revolver can hold six or eight bullets and moves the cylinder from position to position after each shot. Patrick has built in a protective system that keeps the gun …

3D Printing

Secret Service officer arrested in child sexting sting | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Secret Service officer assigned to the White House was arrested this week after he sent naked pictures of himself to someone he thought was a 14-year-old girl, according to a criminal complaint.<p>Lee Robert Moore is pictured in this undated booking photo provided by the …

Secret Service

Elbee is making wireless earbuds that will be hard to lose

Wireless earbuds are one of those futuristic ideas that can't seem to cross over the consumer technology horizon. Bragi had a very successful Kickstarter last year for its Dash earbuds, which it showed off at CES alongside prototypes from FreeWavz and HearNotes, but has so far only shipped …

Consumer Tech

These Foods Might Be The Secret To A Happy Brain

The human gut is home to trillions of bacteria that affect not just our digestion, but also the way we think, feel and behave. Research increasingly suggests that gut bacteria imbalances may play a significant role in mental and neurological health problems.<p>The good news? A <i>healthy</i> gut can boost …

Wellness

Take This Quiz to Measure Your Happiness Scientifically

Chances are you’ve taken a test that measures your happiness and well-being. But let’s be frank: very few of these tests are actually rooted in …

GoPro introduces a new cost-effective action camera with Wi-Fi capabilities

Just in time for the holiday season, GoPro is rounding out its line-up of action cameras by adding a lower cost alternative today. The new HERO+ positions itself between the $129.99 entry-level model and the $299.99 LCD camera that was released back in June. This move sets the $199.99 GoPro HERO+ …

Mind reading may one day be possible, researchers say

According to a new study, ‘a non-invasive brain-to-brain interface (BBI) can be used to allow one human to guess what is on the mind of another human’<p>Mind reading might not be as far-fetched as many people believe, says a study published by researchers at the University of Washington.<p>Their …

The Brain

Twitter accused of eavesdropping on direct messages in new lawsuit

Sending direct messages are a way for Twitter users to communicate out of the public eye, but a new lawsuit alleges those communications are not …

Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson review – how to feel OK when you have a brain that is trying to destroy you

‘I am broken’ has become a battle cry for the anxiety-ridden author of a hugely popular, irreverent blog<p>On the front of Jenny Lawson’s book is a stuffed raccoon looking like the most thrilled guest at a surprise birthday party. Arms outstretched, mouth fixed in an ecstatic grin, this is a raccoon …

Books

These Shoes Are Made For Urban and Outdoor Adventure

If you’re in the market for a pair of shoes that are versatile enough to both hike a trail and be worn to dinner with friends, than you’ll want to …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>After lathering up a a whole lot, we crown the winning washes.<p>By Adam Hurly1 day agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>The 84-year-old music legend has …

The bacteria in your belly can determine what diet will work best for you

<b>And now, researchers at the Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden have come up with a mathematical formula to find the right diet for each individual's microbiome that will help them lose weight and prevent certain diseases.</b><p>Humans need bacteria to live, and we have a lot floating around our …

Holistic Medicine

Drinking This 1 Hour Before Going to Bed Burns Belly Fat in 7 Days

Flush the fat away, flatten your tummy and get leaner body by including this incredibly tasty drink in your diet routine. It will do magic for you …

Electronics-sniffing dogs can root out USB drives

Criminals don’t just have to worry about someone finding their drug stashes anymore, as police have started to employ highly trained, electronics-sniffing dogs to root out illegal material on USB thumb drives and SD cards.<p>Only five dogs have acquired this particular set of skills that can make them …

Coolest Pix Of 2015 Week 34

A bomb in Bangkok, refugees spilling into Europe by the thousands and another attempted terrorist attack on a highspeed train in France.

Windows 10's face detection isn't easily fooled by twins

Windows 10's facial recognition is supposed to make it easy to sign into your PC while maintaining security, but just how good is it? Good enough that even your doppelganger might not get in, apparently. <i>The Australian</i> has conducted an informal test where it tried to fool Windows using sets of …

Robots Are Coming to Take Your McJobs

As food and labor costs rise in the restaurant industry, some businesses are looking for technological solutions to the annoying problem of expensive humans.<p>A $15-per-hour minimum wage might not lead to armies of content, sufficiently compensated fast food workers. It may instead lead to fewer …

Hackers dump stolen Ashley Madison data onto the Dark Web

Impact Team, the hacking collective that recently made headlines by absconding with the personal data of some 37 million customers, has made good on previous threats to release the information. On Tuesday, the group dumped 9.7 GB worth of data onto the Dark Web, a semi-anonymized corner of the …

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WATCH: If shocking immigration crimes continue, "the Canadian public's tolerance will run out"

You must be logged in to comment. Click here to log in.<p>Canadians have always been a compassionate people. Of course we open our hearts and share with …

Trump Is GOP Policy Nightmare

Donald Trump has an immigration policy. It's based on dubious assertions and would be fabulously expensive, but as a statement of goals it's largely …

Republicans

Trump plan: Make immigrants pay for 'permanent border wall' and deport millions

Donald Trumphas been stirring up passions with his heated rhetoric on immigration for weeks. But when he finally outlined a platform Sunday detailing his policy proposals, what he outlined wasn't all red meat. The plan, as he posted on his website and explained in an interview on NBC’s “Meet the …

How to Stop Hackers from Stealing Your Data on Public Wi-Fi

You enjoy “free internet” through Wi-Fi hotspots libraries, coffee shops, at bars, and other public places. It seems harmless. Little do you know, a stranger could know your birthplace, the schools you attended, and your recent search history in 20 minutes.<p>Just a couple of years ago, strangers …

Twitter Suspends Bot Account That Calls People Out For Tweeting ‘Illegal Immigrant’

Late last month, Jorge Rivas and Patrick Hogan launched a Twitter bot that corrects people who include the phrase “illegal immigrant” in their …