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These Movies Are Way Kinkier Than Fifty Shades Freed

When <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i> was published in 2011, you couldn't go more than a few feet without seeing someone reading it (or reading it behind another …

The Kinky French Film That Puts ‘Fifty Shades’ to Shame

Filmmaker François Ozon’s (‘Swimming Pool’) latest pushes the sexual envelope in ways few American films do.<p>Following a brief opening credits …

Israel maintains robust arms trade with rogue regimes

<b>Tel Aviv -</b> Human rights activists are stepping up efforts to expose Israel's long and covert history of supplying weapons and military training to regimes while they actively commit massacres, ethnic cleansing and genocide.<p>The issue of Israel's trade with rogue regimes has been thrust into the …

The Steamiest, Sexiest Movies Of All Time

The sexiest movies aren't necessarily lurking in the adults-only section of HBO — or in the deleted archives of one's browser history. Often, the …

Four future space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime

From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges<p>Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes, and flash flooding are no longer a threat to human life. Or a time when flying from London to …

Muslims being 'erased' from Central African Republic

Militias have taken advantage of the political vacuum in Central African Republic (CAR), engaging in ethnic cleansing of Muslims in a bid to erase the community from the country, human rights group Amnesty International has said.<p>Discussing Friday's report, entitled "Erased identity: Muslims in …

Digital Health Care Revolution: An Inside Look

Luxembourg PM becomes first EU leader to wed gay lover

Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel has married his gay partner, becoming the first leader in the European Union to enter into a same-sex union in a symbol of growing social change across the continent.<p>Bettel, 42, a centre-right politician who became premier in 2013, tied the knot on Friday …

Large Hadron Collider captures incredibly rare particle decay for the first time

Experts say findings will help guide the quest to explain what physics cannot<p>For the first time, scientists at CERN have observed extremely rare leftovers from subatomic particles. The observations support a fundamental theory of particle physics, according to a paper published today in the journal</i> …

The Wearable Device That Could Unlock a New Human Sense

A neuroscientist and his team have created a vest to help deaf people hear through a series of vibrations.<p>In March, the neuroscientist David Eagleman stood on stage to give a TED talk on sensory substitution, the idea of replacing the duties of one sense by using another. He spoke of how little of …

futuretechnology

SIM cards hacked by U.S. and U.K. spies - report

A new privacy scare has surfaced for cellphone users around the world.<p>A report by The Intercept claims spy agencies from the U.S. and U.K. jointly hacked into the world's largest manufacturer of SIM cards in order to monitor mobile phones around the world.<p>The Intercept was co-founded by Glenn …

Surveillance

German newspaper attacked 'over cartoons'

A German newspaper in the northern port city of Hamburg that reprinted caricatures of Prophet Muhammad from the French satirical magazine <i>Charlie Hebdo</i> was the target of an arson attack, according to police.<p>The regional tabloid daily, the <i>Hamburger Morgenpost</i>, was attacked on Sunday after it had …

These GIFs Show the Freakishly High Definition Future of Body Scanning

General Electric<p>1 of 4<p>General Electric released images on Wednesday from its first clinical trial of a next generation body scanner that captures …

High-Definition

Charlie Hebdo attack: Man turns himself in, agency reports

<b>(CNN) —</b> French police say two suspects in Wednesday's terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine are still on the loose after escaping onto the streets of Paris.<p>In a statement on their website, French national police ask for information on the whereabouts of suspects Cherif Kouachi and Said …

Terrorism

Orthodox Christians mark Christmas with prayers, Mass

Across the world, Orthodox Christians are celebrating Christmas with Mass and prayers.<p>In Russia, both Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and President …

Gauahar Khan slapped ‘for wearing short dress’ on reality show sets

Gauahar Khan was slapped by one of the audience members while she was hosting the singing reality show 'India's Raw Star'.<p>By: | New Delhi |<p>The self …

Afghan leader makes historic Pakistan visit

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has arrived for his first state visit to neighbouring Pakistan, seeking to improve ties that are crucial to his hopes of reviving Taliban peace talks.<p>Ghani and Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif are expected to attend a cricket match between the two countries in …

IBM's Watson Will Give You Health Advice Based On Your DNA

Two companies are teaming up to make a super-personalized health app.<p>Maybe you have a fitness tracker. Maybe you've gotten your genome sequenced before. Probably your medical records are kept in electronic, instead of paper, form. Now some companies are seeking to combine all those things and more …

Religious Tensions Grow in Malaysia as Government Ban Christians From Saying 'Allah'

Rulings by judges designed to 'protect Islam' risk isolating country from wider world, critics say<p>This week a court in the Malaysian capital of Kuala …

Apple iPhone and iPad 'Banned in Russia' from 2015

Russia is set to ban the Apple iPhone and iPad from next year as a result of a new law that forces online services operating in the country to store …

Why Apple's Tim Cook was right to come out publicly

The news that Apple CEO Tim Cook is homosexual may not come as a surprise, but that doesn't detract from the bravery and importance of his announcement, writes Chris Mandle<p>To some, it will have come as a shock. To others, it was the elephant in the room, something frequently speculated upon within …

Tim Cook

Dead Heart Transplanted into Patients in Huge Medical Breakthrough

SYDNEY — In a medical first, surgeons at St Vincent's Hospital in Sydney have transplanted hearts from dead bodies into patients.<p>The new procedure …

Bishops push Vatican to embrace homosexuals

In a dramatic shift in tone, a Vatican document said that homosexuals had "gifts and qualities to offer" and asked if Catholicism could accept gays and recognise positive aspects of same-sex couples.<p>Roman Catholic gay rights groups around the world hailed Monday's paper as a breakthrough, but …

More deaths in India and Pakistan clashes

India's defence minister has asked Pakistan to stop its shelling in the disputed Kashmir region and warned it would make such attacks "unaffordable," as the death toll in cross-border firing climbed to at least 17 after five additional fatalities were reported overnight.<p>"If Pakistan persists with …

Myanmar confirms controversial Rohingya plan

Myanmar has confirmed to the United Nations it is finalising a plan that will offer minority Rohingya Muslims citizenship if they change their ethnicity to suggest Bangladeshi origin, a move rights groups say could force thousands into detention camps.<p>"An action plan is being finalised and will …

Hundreds arrested after India sectarian riot

More than 200 people have been arrested after one man was stabbed and more than a dozen others injured as Hindus and Muslims clashed in the Indian state of Gujarat over a post on Facebook, officials have said<p>Police said on Monday they sent riot squads to quell weekend violence in the city of …

Obama on ISIS in Syria: 'We don't have a strategy yet'

It's too soon to say what steps the United States will take against ISIS in Syria, President Barack Obama said Thursday.<p>"I don't want to put the cart before the horse," Obama told reporters during a White House news briefing. "We don't have a strategy yet."<p>Obama said he's asked America's top …

Here's What Radical Islam Looks Like In The UK

Around 500 British Muslims are estimated to have joined groups like ISIS, along with more than a thousand volunteers from other Western countries. Notably, the murderer of American James Foley in video released by ISIS appeared to have a British accent.<p>In a statement delivered from Downing Street …