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The WikiLeaks Mole

How a teenage misfit became the keeper of Julian Assange's deepest secrets - only to betray him<p>On a recent frigid night near Reykjavik, Iceland, …

Sexual Harassment

Nelson Mandela: An ideal for which I am prepared to die

Mandela made this statement from the dock at the opening of his trial on charges of sabotage, Supreme court of South Africa, Pretoria, April 20 1964 • Listen to the speech<p>I am the first accused. I hold a bachelor's degree in arts and practised as an attorney in Johannesburg for a number of years in …

10 Scientific Blunders That Could Shake Your Faith in Science

The history of science teaches us to question what we think we know.<p>Some scientists who made great discoveries in history were ridiculed and …

Medicine

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

<i>Editors’ Note: Following the huge popularity of this post, article source Amy Morin has authored a guest post on exercises to increase mental strength here and Cheryl Conner has interviewed Amy in a Forbes video chat about this article here.</i><p>For all the time executives spend concerned about physical …

Kano Kickstarts A Pi-Based, DIY Kit Computer Designed To Make Learning To Code Child’s Play

In the late 1980s a select group of British teens were given (or saved up their pocket money to buy) a small, rubber-keyed home PC called the Sinclair ZX Spectrum. My brother was one of them. And that little box, with its blank canvas start screen that prompted you to try out a few lines of code …

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11 Or 12 Things I Learned About Life From Day Trading Millions Of Dollars

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book, is “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter). Follow him on Twitter @jaltucher. I was a day trader for many years and it almost killed me.</i><p>I was a day trader for many …

The Lands of Ice and Fire - the maps of Game of Thrones

These are the official maps of Game of Thrones, created for The Lands of Ice and Fire. They are canon – and the only maps to cover the east of Essos, …

TV Series

Tyrion Lannister Is The Real King Of "Game Of Thrones"

Obsessive Game of Thrones fans know that to watch the show is to be blown away by its vastness — especially in regard to its cast. After constantly wondering how much time the actors are actually on screen as the show whips around its huge world, I decided to find out — so I calculated the screen …

TV Series

Have you read The Night Angel Trilogy by Brent Weeks?

Spectacular fossilised skull of ancient human is forcing scientists to rethink radically the story of evolution http://gu.com/p/3jjcm/tw Experts believe the skull is one of the most important fossil finds to date, but it has proved as controversial as it is stunning. Analysis of the skull and other remains at Dmanisi suggests that scientists have been too ready to name separate species of human ancestors in Africa. Many of those species may now have to be wiped from the textbooks. Photograph: Georgian National Museum

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Amazingly Detailed Portraits Created with Thousands of Dots

Artist Pablo Jurado Ruiz uses impressive Pointillism techniques to fill his black and white illustrated portraits with great detail and personality. Based in Spain, the artist focuses much of his time on portraying people with realistic style. He uses just black ink on paper to produce thousands of …

Art

Tiptop Bluetooth Speaker

Tiptop sets itself apart from other Bluetooth speakers with its magnetized mount. It’s meant screws into a room’s corner. When docked into its mount, …

K-Array Anakonda Speakers

The KAN200 Anakonda is a modular and flexible speaker for locations where there’s no space for bulky audio equipment. Measuring 6.6ft. long, you can …

Orée Touch Slab Wooden Trackpad

The Touch Slab is a Bluetooth trackpad made out of a single piece of wood. It supports multitouch and also works as a numerical pad. Like Orée’s …

What Samsung’s curved display could mean for phones

It’s actually happening. No more rumors, no more speculation, no more prognostication from industry analysts: next month, Samsung is introducing a …

The 9 Paint Color Mistakes You Should Never Make

Case in point: This bedroom — it makes four of them.<p>If you ever spent more time agonizing over the difference between "Sunshine Yellow" and "Daylight Yellow" than you have with your family in a given week, we feel your pain. Choosing a color isn't a decision to take lightly, as it sets a room's …

KnowRoaming

For those who travel abroad, there's always a pang of jealousy when locals are able to switch on their phones upon landing, without a thought of excessive fees. While smartphones make a great travel companion—especially abroad where maps, translators and staying connected with home can make or …

Mobile

Disney Princesses and Villains Illustrated as Elemental Benders from ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’

Texas-based artist and animator Robby Cook has illustrated Disney princesses, villains, and other characters as elemental benders from Nickelodeon’s</i> …

History of iPhone 3GS: Faster and more powerful

The history of iPhone—continuing with the faster and more powerful iPhone 3GS!Steve Jobs didn't give the WWDC keynote on June 8, 2009. He was away on …

As Android Rises, App Makers Tumble Into Google's 'Matrix of Pain'

Here's the good news for Android users: Google's app store, which has lagged behind Apple's in polish and scope, is starting to catch up. More …

Parallels Access: Run Mac and Windows Apps Like They Were Made for iPad

<b>Parallels Access</b> is a new iPad app launching tonight – that promises to let you experience Mac and Windows applications as is they were made for the iPad. It ‘applifies’ your Windows and Mac apps to make them feel as it they’re native iPad apps.<p>The app is published by Parellels, the makers of the …

Trendspotting: Acer kicks off IFA season by putting 4K in a phone and touch on a cheap laptop

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Acer got a headstart on its rivals at this year’s IFA tech show in Berlin by unveiling several new products on Monday, days …

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Knowledge Bank

Google Confirms It Has Acquired Android Smartwatch Maker WIMM Labs

Google has confirmed it acquired WIMM Labs last year, a company that previously made an Android-powered smartwatch before shuttering operations in 2012. At the time a message on its website said it had entered into an exclusive partnership without releasing further details, but it’s now clear that …

Google Android VP exits to join Chinese phone maker

One of the more familiar faces at Google is leaving the company to join a Chinese phone maker.<p>Hugo Barra, vice president, Android Product Management …