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Russia could have a dark ulterior motive with its moves in Syria

Kremlin authorities reportedly have an ulterior motive other than supporting the regime of embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad: getting jihadists out of Russia, where they may attack the homeland, and sending them into Syria.<p>Russia recently escalated tensions with the US by sending elite …

Middle East

One Pot Wonders: 7 Delicious Dinners Without The Mess

Minimize the mess! From succulent beef stew to easy chicken chili, you only need one pot to create these classic comfort meals.<p><b>1. Beef Stew with Carrots & Potatoes</b><p>In this classic French beef stew, otherwise known as Beef Bourguignon, chunks of beef are slowly braised with garlic and onions in a …

Cooking

How to Get Rich Slowly

<b>Do you want to be a Millionaire?</b><p><b>Sure you do, why not. $1,000,000 is a nice amount of money -- even at 5 percent interest in retirement, it's enough to drop $50,000 into your bank account each year to supplement whatever else you may have coming in. So let's agree that it's nice to have a Million</b> …

Personal Finance

How to change default apps in Android

It’s a problem that you might run into on a regular base. You tap a file that you <i>really</i> want to open with a particular program, but for some reason, Android keeps opening it with some application you couldn’t care less about. Well, that’s because you’ve got the wrong default app selected for that …

Apps

Life's Stories

How you arrange the plot points of your life into a narrative can shape who you are—and is a fundamental part of being human.<p>In Paul Murray's novel <i>Skippy Dies,</i> there’s a point where the main character, Howard, has an existential crisis.“‘It’s just not how I expected my life would be,'" he …

Psychology

Crowd chaos at New Jersey hip hop concert venue leads to arrests

A crowd of people without tickets attempting to get into a sold-out concert at MetLife Stadium resulted in 61 arrests late Sunday, New Jersey State Police said.<p>The Asbury Park Press reported that the disturbance began with an altercation between concertgoers outside the Hot 97 Summer Jam at around …

Aaron Schock's final hours

His decision to quit was so abrupt that even Speaker John Boehner didn’t get a heads-up.<p>Aaron Schock’s Tuesday began with a quiet early-morning stroll near the Capitol with his close friend, Missouri Rep. Jason Smith. Schock, sporting shorts and a sweatshirt, frequently looked down at his …

Chowing Down On Meat, Dairy Alters Gut Bacteria A Lot, And Quickly

Looks like Harvard University scientists have given us another reason to walk past the cheese platter at holiday parties and reach for the carrot sticks instead: Your gut bacteria will thank you.<p>Switching to a diet packed with meat and cheese — and very few carbohydrates — alters the trillions of …

Star

Gold Cartridge 'The Legend of Zelda' Encyclopedia is Cheaper Than Ever<p>The Legend of Zelda 08/10/2018 09:36 am<p>The Legend of Zelda<p>Funko's 'Guardians of …

Power Rangers

From beginner to selling my app in the app store in 2 months

I’ve read many posts in the past asking how to get started learning to code, or asking what people should do next after they’ve finished Code Academy. I wanted to give my story thus far to help others get started, because I’m currently on a “progress high” from how exciting it is to make an app.<p><b>“No</b> …

Top 10 Most Expensive And Luxurious Hotels in Paris

Paris is a very beautiful city, with amazing architecture and history and with lots of wonderful attractions. As a visitor, you want your experience …

The coating that makes iPhones touch sensitive is running out

No, iPhone screens are not magic. They are coated in a transparent material called indium tin oxide that senses when a finger makes contact.<p>ITO comes …

Microsoft helped NSA access private emails and Skype video calls, says new report

The <i>Guardian</i> has continued its string of leaks regarding the American surveillance program, reporting that top-secret documents reveal a tight collaboration between Microsoft, the NSA, and the FBI. Microsoft, along with other companies, has insisted that reports about widespread …

“Why did you shoot me? I was reading a book”: The new warrior cop is out of control

<b>(Public Affairs Books/Jenna Pope)</b><p>SWAT teams raiding poker games and trying to stop underage drinking? Overwhelming paramilitary force is on the rise<p>Radley Balko<p>July 7, 2013 11:00am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s Police Forces”<p>Sal Culosi is dead because …

New PRISM leaks detail 'live notification' of email logins, sent messages, and chat service usage

The NSA can track real-time events such as email logins or the sending of email, and the logging in or out of a user to a chat service according to the Washington Post.<p>New PRISM slides shed further light on the program, a facet of the wider NSA surveillance programs that have in essence, along with …

You Have No Control Over Security on the Feudal Internet

Facebook regularly abuses the privacy of its users. Google has stopped supporting its popular RSS feeder. Apple prohibits all iPhone apps that are political or sexual. Microsoft might be cooperating with some governments to spy on Skype calls, but we don’t know which ones. Both Twitter and LinkedIn …

New PRISM slides say the program allows NSA to eavesdrop on live conversations

As controversy continues to swirl around whistleblower Edward Snowden and his whereabouts, the <i>Washington Post</i> has published several more slides from …

How to Use Google Plus

While Google Plus isn't quite in the same league as Facebook, it's growing fast—in May 2013, Time reported that Google Plus had approximately 190 million active members. Ready to sign up? Learning how to use Google Plus is easy, especially if you already have a Google account.<p><b>Adding Yourself to</b> …

Former high-ranking US general reportedly being targeted in Stuxnet leak investigation

<i>NBC News</i> is reporting that retired Marine Gen. James "Hoss" Cartwright, the former second highest ranking officer in the US military, is currently under investigation for leaking classified information about Stuxnet, the US-Israeli computer virus which sabotaged an Iranian nuclear facility in …

Scientific Studies Explain the Best Ways to Talk to Children

For most adults, talking to kids can be daunting. And not just in the "watch what you say" way but in the "they won't say anything to me" way. …

Boot up: Google v DuckDuckGo, porn 'stats' v truth, Glass at Wimbledon and more

A burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team<p>DuckDuckGo's post-PRISM growth actually proves no one cares about "private" …

US seeks extradition of NSA leaker Snowden, administration official says

The United States has contacted authorities in Hong Kong to seek the extradition of alleged National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden in accordance with the U.S.-Hong Kong Agreement for the Surrender of Fugitive Offenders, an administration official said on Saturday.<p>A senior State Department …

NSA leaks: US and Britain team up on mass surveillance

Twelve years ago, in an almost forgotten report, the European parliament completed its investigations into a long-suspected western intelligence …

Steve Wozniak: 'I felt about Edward Snowden the way I felt about Daniel Ellsberg'

The Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has backed NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and admitted he feels "a little bit guilty" that new technologies had …

The top secret rules that allow NSA to use US data without a warrant

Top secret documents submitted to the court that oversees surveillance by US intelligence agencies show the judges have signed off on broad orders …

With rising revenues, Lending Club CEO plans expansion (Q&A)

For Renaud Laplanche, founder and chief executive of Lending Club, things are looking up -- or more accurately, up and to the right.<p>That's the desirable direction that the startup's finances are heading at present. Lending Club connects investors who have money to lend with borrowers who need it, …