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British spies launched cyberattack on Anonymous, according to leaked documents

Operation 'Rolling Thunder' led to arrests and convictions, but some say the government's tactics went too far<p>The UK's spy agency launched a cyberattack against the hacker collectives Anonymous and LulzSec, according to documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden and obtained by NBC …

25 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Belize

1. It's the <b>only English speaking country in Central America:</b> Belize was occupied by the British, making it unique among its neighbors.<p>2. It was the <b>center of the Mundo Maya</b>: The Mayan once occupied Belize, as evidenced by the dozen or more protected archeological sites. Practically every buried …

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Doc Brown sets the DeLorean to 2014, arrives at CES to shill for Gibson

When Marty McFly uses your guitar to introduce the world to rock 'n' roll and "Johnny B. Goode," your marketing department is pretty much set forever. So when it's your 120th anniversary, and you're at CES 2014, a place where a replica <i>Back to The Future</i> DeLorean is basically a celebrity, there's …

Photographer Who Captured Obama Selfie Moment Now ‘Ashamed of Mankind’

Last week’s memorial for Nelson Mandela had more than its share of media moments, from the fake sign language interpreter to the handshake heard …

Nintendo's StreetPass Plans Go Beyond National StreetPass Weekend

Future StreetPass events may let you meet up with people from around the world.<p>This weekend represents the first-ever National StreetPass Weekend, an …

Obama and Republicans unite for 'Hour of Code' computer literacy campaign

Pro-programming initiative encompasses more than 33,000 schools across 166 countries<p>Today marks the launch of the "Hour of Code," a massive publicity campaign to promote computer science education in schools across the globe. As the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reports, the approximately $1 million campaign …

Amazon Prime Air: Delivery by Drones Could Arrive As Early as 2015

For the next few weeks UPS, FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service will be working overtime to make sure you get your holiday gifts on time, but if Amazon …

The Hidden Way to Cheaply Fly Around the World

For your next big trip, what if you could take advantage of a single airline ticket to check several destinations off your travel wish list for a fraction of the time and expense of seeing them one at a time?<p>I recently talked with Jenny McIver, a Round-the-World (RTW) travel pro to get the lowdown …

Teenagers say goodbye to Facebook and hello to messenger apps

Facebook made a startling admission in its earnings announcement this month: it was seeing a "decrease in daily users, specifically among teens". In other words, teenagers are still on Facebook; they're just not using it as much as they did. It was a landmark statement, since teens are the …

10 things conservative Christians got horribly wrong

Evangelicals and their ilk have used God to justify everything from Prohibition and segregation to slavery<p>When Christians get political, they often do so because they believe that they have God on their side. This is true whether they are progressive or conservative, and throughout most of American …

A Plan to Create Just Two Time Zones in the Continental United States

Daylight Saving Time is a reminder that losing another hour of evening light isn't just annoying—it's an economically harmful policy with minimal energy savings.<p>Editor's Note: This article was first published on Nov. 1, 2013. The original headline was, “Daylight Saving Time Is Terrible: Here’s a …

Face value: digging through Google's clumsy new terms of service

Users raised hell when Instagram made a similar move, so why didn't Google learn its lesson?<p>On Friday, anyone signed into a Google account was greeted with a banner across the top of the page announcing the company’s terms of service had changed. Google was clearing the path for Facebook-style …

Halloween Hookups: Where Single People Travel For Tricks And Treats

Just as Columbus Day weekend is to married couples and apple orchards, Halloween weekend, it turns out, is to single people and loose inhibitions. According to MissTravel.com, a travel dating website, the "uninhibited nature associated with Halloween is an ideal premise for singles seeking hook …

Where The Walls Still Talk

Tales from the legendary hotel-slash-commune that housed Jackson Pollock, Dylan Thomas, Arthur Miller, Bob Dylan, Robert Mapplethorpe, Patti Smith, and Sid Vicious—told by residents like Rufus Wainwright, Betsey Johnson, R. Crumb, and Andy Warhol.<p>Anita! Soon this Chelsea Hotel<br>Will vanish before the …

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Shutdown shows the Civil War never ended

The battle lines are still drawn<p>One of the biggest hoaxes of American history is that the Civil War ended back in 1865. Unfortunately, it has not ended yet. What was achieved back then was an armistice, similar to the situation between the two Koreas.<p>As the current logjam in the U.S. Congress makes …