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Exclusive: North Korea would use nukes if 'forced,' official says

<b>Pyongyang, North Korea (CNN) —</b> When officials informed us that we'd be granted a sit-down interview with a high-ranking member of North Korea's inner circle with no preconditions, it was a real surprise.<p>Senior figures in Pyongyang don't do interviews, especially not with the international press.<p>"I …

North Korea

Retro? Modern? This home-brew NES game is both

Retro gaming projects on Kickstarter are pretty common, but here's one that's a bit different: a game cartridge that, when plugged into the original Nintendo Entertainment System, plays an 8-bit game, and when plugged into a Mac or PC (via USB) plays a modern version of the same game. Perhaps the …

West outlines plan to crack down on Boko Haram

The U.S. and its allies have agreed on a plan to crack down on Boko Haram after a summit in Paris in which leaders and intelligence officials from the U.S., Europe and Africa grappled with how to combat the Islamic extremist group that is holding 276 schoolgirls hostage and whose reach extends to …

'War on Boko Haram': African, Western nations unify in hunt for Nigerian girls

Nigeria and four neighboring countries will share intelligence and border surveillance in the hunt for more than 200 Nigerian girls still held by Boko Haram, and Western nations will provide technical expertise and training to the new regional African effort against the extreme Islamists.<p>The plan …

Undeterred by Crimea, Western investors are still in the game for Russian startup deals

Launched in 2008 by Stanford graduates Maxim Faldin and Kamil Kurmakaev, Wikimart had the initial ambition of creating a Russian analog of eBay. Heavily funded by major U.S. investment funds, the startup has now become a major marketplace offering its own products alongside nearly 2 million items …

Senators push to cut off Pentagon contracts with Russia amid Ukraine crisis

A bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced legislation banning Pentagon contracts with Russian arms dealer Rosoboronexport amid the crisis in Ukraine.<p>The proposal by Sens. Dan Coats, R-Ind.; John Cornyn, R-Texas; and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., would forbid the direct or indirect use of U.S. …

Harley-Davidson Iron 883

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>American<br>• Custom<br>• Harley-Davidson<br>• Retro<p>The 2013 Harley-Davidson Iron 883 is one of the more interesting modern motorcycles …

Motorcycles

Perfect Form

Unleash your abs with the bent-over lateral raise<p>The bent-over lateral raise primarily works the posterior deltoids--the oft-neglected portion of the three heads of the deltoids. It also incorporates the middle and lower trapezius, the rhomboids, and parts of the rotator cuffs. Aim for three sets …

Biomechanics

CleverPet is a console that plays games with your dog

Dogs aren't meant to stay cooped up inside while their owners are away from home, so a company called CleverPet is looking to produce a gaming device for our furry friends with the help of Kickstarter.<p>The CleverPet is a dog game console, according to the eponymous company that wants to bring it to …