Ian Morrison

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Leaked Bin Laden report reveals Pakistan failures

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/993000/993207_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524724267_8948727f894b949ab18fd6c83216c657<p><b>Incompetence and negligence allowed Osama Bin Laden to live in Pakistan undetected for almost a decade, a leaked government report suggests.</b><p>A version of …

The Ren & Stimpy Show

<i>The Ren & Stimpy Show</i> is an American animated series created by John Kricfalusi for Nickelodeon. The series follows the adventures of title …

The digital demo

“SOCIAL media are the worst menace to society,” said Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s prime minister, on June 2nd. Such fears delight dissenters. …

Google And Apple May Bring Us A Console War We Didn't See Coming

Last night, the Wall Street Journal brought us news that Google has now set its sights on making its own Android-based video game console. The kicker? This is supposed to be in response to Apple doing the very same thing.<p>Google and Apple video game consoles? Are the Xbox One and PS4 dead already? …

Washington 'bugged key EU offices' - German magazine

<b>Germany's Der Spiegel magazine says it has seen a secret document showing the US has bugged EU offices in Washington and at UN headquarters in New York.</b><p>The paper says it was shown the 2010 "top secret" document by fugitive ex-security analyst Edward Snowden.<p>The US National Security Agency document …

Surveillance

WearIT sportifys the smartwatch

WearIT features a 1.54-inch capacitive touchscreen with 240 x 240 pixel resolution, is powered by a Cortex A8 600 MHz processor and 256 MB of RAM, …

Apps

How Meditation Works

Mindfulness meditation is having a moment in the West, and with it some compelling reasons to understand and try it.<p>NicoleAbalde/Flickr<p><i>Mindfulness meditation</i>. Chances are that you've either heard or seen (or rolled your eyes at) these words in recent months, as studies, celebrity endorsements, and …

Can Wi-Fi let you see people through walls?

It isn't exactly Superman-like X-ray vision, but cheap, low-power Wi-Fi technology is gaining more attention as a remote sensing tool.<p>Do you really wish you had X-ray vision? Sure, it would be fun to see what your neighbors are doing behind those walls -- until you see something you wish you hadn't.<p>…

Wi-Fi

How To Take Care of Your Smartphone Battery the Right Way

Your smartphone is a minor miracle, a pocket-sized computer that can fulfill almost every whim. But none of its superpowers matter a bit if it runs …

How 17 Equations Changed the World

When legendary theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking was setting out to release <i>A Brief History of Time</i>, one of the most influential science books in modern history, his publishers admonished him that every equation included would halve the book’s sales. Undeterred, he dared include <i>E = mc²</i>, even …

The most important person entering US government you’ve never heard of

The first week on the job for Nicole Wong, dubbed by many as the US’s first chief privacy officer, has been fairly, well, private. The White House has named Wong, 44, a former top lawyer for Google and Twitter, as the new deputy US chief technology officer in the Office of Science and Technology …

Privacy

The occasional leader

A LIST of recent meetings between Chancellor Angela Merkel and other leaders might suggest that Germany has joined the ranks of diplomatic …

Geopolitics

Cut-throat or cuddly?

“DOCTOR WHO” is the longest-running science-fiction television series ever and a big money-maker for BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the public …

Top Gear

The subtle knife

IN THE House of Commons on June 26th George Osborne wryly praised Eric Pickles, the rotund communities and local government secretary, for being a …

Economics

The real boobs in the Holly Willoughby dress row are the 139 angry viewers

I'm not sure what to make of the knowledge that there are 139 people out there, somewhere in this country, who find television presenter Holly …

Zeman's coup

IT STARTED started as a juicy spy and graft scandal that toppled the Czech Republic's center-right government. But it is now becoming an even bigger …

E-ducation

“IT IS possible to teach every branch of human knowledge with the motion picture,” observed Thomas Edison in 1913, predicting that books would soon …

Australian news anchor flounders after embarrassing autocue fail – video

<b>Now that’s what you call car crash telly.</b><p>A tongue-tied Australian news anchor had a nightmare day at the office when her autocue failed during a live …

‘My child won’t get to bed’- Bizarre list of 999 calls revealed

<b>A man losing his trousers features on a list of bizarre 999 calls made to police over the past 12 months.</b><p>Muddy trainers, a child refusing to go to …

Cold sore cream confusion ends in woman glueing her lips together

<b>A poorly (and confused) woman woke up in the middle of the night wanting to relieve her cold sores with cream – but ended up fastening her lips</b> …

Drag queen beauty pageant hopefuls in full-on brawl

Two drag queen beauty pageant rivals have brawled following an apparent judging error.<p>The winner of the Miss Gay San Juan beauty contest in Peru was …

The best countries for food

Food and travel go together like planes and airports. No matter where you go you'll have little trouble finding at least one culinary experience that will help you understand the local culture. In some countries the food is <i>the</i> highlight, drawing many a foodie to its borders, like a moth to a flame. …

Surprising Hammock-Chair Fusion by Benjamin Hubert: Cradle

By combining the functionality of a casual backless chair with the comfort provided by a hammock, British designer Benjamin Hubert came up with …

How to Find the Best Sunglasses for Your Face Shape

Everyone looks good in wayfarers, but find out who looks great in aviators.<p>Finding a flattering pair of sunglasses can be slog, but with this advice you'll be able to pick the frames that complement your face in a snap. And if you're still unsure, here's a pro top: <i>everyone</i> looks good in a classic …

The Most Fabulous Flight Attendant Fashions In History - PAPER

Is there anything more jet-set fabulous than a chicly turned-out flight attendant? In honor of Pedro Almodóvar's new ultra-gay romp <i>I'm So Excited</i>, which takes place on a Madrid to Mexico City flight and features some fabulous flight attendant fashion, we've rounded up our favorite moments of …

Study confirms social brain theory

<b>The social brain theory - that animals in large social groups have bigger brains - has now been supported by a computer model.</b><p>For animals in smaller social groups, the cost of having a large brain outweighs the benefits.<p>Scientists used a simulation modelling technique to confirm that large social …

Nudge: How the subtle revolution is improving society

<i>Cass Sunstein, nudge inventor and former White House official, explains how his nudges have helped Americans save for retirement and eat better</i><p><b>When</b> …

Old Spice Bar Soap Is Like an All-Day Shower (Sponsored)

Ever feel like you get sweaty again immediately after you exit the shower? Well say goodbye to all that because Old Spice is here with their New Bar …