Joshua Millett

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Kim Jong-un is no joke, says North Korean defector

Yeonmi Park urges the west to recognise the suffering of North Koreans as country celebrates 70th anniversary<p>A young North Korean defector and human rights activist has urged the west to not consider dictator Kim Jong-un as a comic figure. “Please don’t see Kim Jong Un as a joke,” she told the …

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 …

Crisis in Ukraine could trigger nuclear war, warns Gorbachev

The former Russian leader warns that Moscow does not trust the West, and the West does not trust Moscow<p>Mikhail Gorbachev, the former Soviet leader, has warned that the world is at risk of a “nuclear war” because of the tensions between Russia and the West over Ukraine.<p>In an interview with the …

Hanging With The Girl-Kings Of One Of The World's Only Matriarchies

Mawlynnong isn't like the rest of India, or the rest of the world for that matter. Tucked into the jungle of the northeast Indian state of Meghalaya, on the border of Bangladesh, the village is home to the indigenous Khasi people. Theirs is a matrilineal society, where women inherit land, children …

Jyrobike – the two-wheel cycle that automatically balances you

The bike has a gyroscope that corrects any swaying, making it good for anyone who has trouble with co-ordination<p>The story of Jyrobike, according to its CEO Rob Bodill, is a neat illustration of “how people without a hardware background can get into hardware”.<p>In 2012, Bodill, an Australian …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

Senate wants more answers from feds about fake cell towers, other devices that collect smartphone data

The Senate Judiciary Committee wants more answers about law enforcement agencies across the country deploying surveillance technology, including trick cellphone towers, that gather cellphone data, according to a letter obtained Thursday by FoxNews.com<p>The bipartisan letter was sent to the …

18 Libraries Every Book Lover Should Visit In Their Lifetime

If you love books, libraries are some of the most spectacular buildings in the world.<p>To celebrate these monumentally important buildings, we've complied a list of the most magnificent libraries on the planet.<p>From a library hidden in the forests of Beijing to one in Egypt that was designed like a …

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Final voyage: Navy pays one cent to scrap aircraft carrier

The USS Ranger's last voyage will cost the Navy a penny -- and one of its most legendary aircraft carriers.<p>The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) has paid one red cent to transport and break apart a third super carrier -- USS Ranger (CV-61) -- after once again finding no takers willing to turn it …

Resident Evil: Revelations 2 set for weekly episodic release (trailer)

Developer Capcom will tease Resident Evil fans with a TV-like weekly release schedule for its forthcoming survival-horror title Resident Evil: Revelations 2.<p>The game will debut in early 2015 in four weekly, downloadable installments. Each episode will cost $5.99, and a season pass for all four will …

Gruesome Suit Of Armor Unearthed At Building Site

Archaeologists working near the Siberian city of Omsk have unearthed a suit of armor that dates back 3,500 to 3,900 years -- and it's made almost entirely of animal bones, The Siberian Times reported this week.<p>What kind of bones? That has yet to be determined. But the archaeologists said that the …