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The British army doesn’t want you to know what it did in Afghanistan

The Defense Ministry’s own report describes flaws in its Afghanistan operation. Now they want to keep it quiet<p>Corinne Purtill<p>April 12, 2014 7:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on GlobalPost.<p>Three years ago, the Defense Ministry commissioned a young officer to write a book about British …

Light Painter Puts the Lumia 1020 Through Its Paces, Shows You How to Do It Too

Nokia recently teamed up with light painting photographer Ian Hobson to prove to the world that a smartphone as advanced as the 1020 was capable of …

Noam Chomsky: America’s infrastructure is broken

The linguist and activist on a bevy of topics ranging from the U.S.-Mexican border to the mortgage crisis<p>In order to understand the rationale behind the fortification of the border and the physical form it has taken in recent years, it is necessary to go back a little first. The US-Mexican border, …

Fringe Factor: South Carolina Mayor Won’t Apologize for Anti-Gay Rant

An Alabama state legislator wants to castrate child molesters and more from the fringe this week. By Caitlin Dickson.<p><b>South Carolina Mayor Doesn’t</b> …

The Great Suspender Automagically Kills Off Memory-Hungry Chrome Tabs

Just a quick heads up to a fantastic Chrome extension I’ve been using of late: The Great Suspender.<p>I’m sure there are others out there, but this is the one that has worked for me and it has dramatically improved my Chrome and overall computer experience.<p>The Great Suspender effectively allows you to …

G.I. Joe’s secret past

A look at the history of America’s original action figure and how war found its way into children’s culture<p>[<i>The following excerpt, from Tom Engelhardt’s book,</i> The End of Victory Culture<i>, is posted with permission from the University of Massachusetts Press.</i>]<p><b>1. The First Coming of G.I. Joe</b><p>It was …