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Growing Up Guantánamo

International juvenile justice standards identify child soldiers first and foremost as victims in need of representation and rehabilitation. Still, a number of adolescents have been held as prisoners at Guantánamo Bay.<p>​<p>Mohammed el Gharani, a citizen of Chad raised in Saudi Arabia, had just turned …

Lamborghini Huracán races Su-30 jet in Russia

We've seen it time and time again, but we never seem to get tired of it. We are referring, of course, to races between supercars and fighter jets. The time-honored tradition has seen a Lamborghini Reventón take on a Panavia Tornado, an SRT Viper line up alongside an F-16, even a Red Bull F1 car …

Ebola crisis: 'world is losing the battle'

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa will not be stopped unless wealthy nations intervene to contain the virus, the head of a leading a medical charity has said.<p>Joanne Liu, of Doctors Without Borders, said on Tuesday that authorities were "losing the battle", and that the world had ignored the gravity …

US kills six in attack on al-Shabab leaders

At least six people were killed in a US air attack on a convoy of senior al-Shabab leaders in Somalia, with the US saying it was assessing the results to see who died.<p>The attack on Tuesday targeted vehicles and encampment near Barawe, the armed group's base of operations. The US said the targets …

There's a Museum in the Australian Outback Dedicated to Mad Max

Adrian Bennett moved his entire life and his whole family to the a town in Australia with less than 100 people just to open a museum dedicated to <i>Mad Max 2</i>, better known in America as <i>The Road Warrior</i>. I asked him what the hell he was...<p><i>Photos via Mad Max 2 Museum</i><p>At first glance, the …

Cry-Baby of the Week: A Babysitter Allegedly Set Fire to a House Because She Didn't Like Some Kids

This week: A woman allegedly set fire to a house because she didn't like the kids she was babysitting and a got sent to prison for pirating a movie.<p><i>It's time, once again, to marvel at some idiots who don't know how to handle the world:</i><p><b>Cry-Baby #1: Martha Dreher (allegedly)</b><p><i>Screencaps via KVUE</i><p><b>The</b> …

The Internet Turned Porn Star Jelena Jensen into an Entrepreneur

The 21st century is a grim time to screw on camera for money. To stay profitable, porn star Jelena Jensen has taken control of her professional digital presence.<p><i>Photos courtesy of Jelenajensen.com</i><p>The 21st century is a grim time to fuck on camera for money. Tube sites and piracy have diminished the …

Rudolph Herzog Is the Master of Nuclear Trivia

I spoke to him following the TV adaptation of his book, <i>A Short History of Nuclear Folly</i>.<p><i>The "Baker" explosion, part of Operation Crossroads, a nuclear weapon test by the US military at Bikini Atoll, Micronesia, 1946 (Photo via)</i><p>The history of nuclear technology isn’t all drawn-out military …

These Activists Swim with Sharks So You'll Stop Killing Them

Paul Wildman and Julie Andersen have been filming themselves swimming with sharks to make people less afraid of them. Sure, they're not teddy bears, but they probably won't eat you unless you really aggravate them.<p><i>Black Swan shows Julie Andersen dancing with a oceanic whitetip shark. All videos by</i> …

Families of Iraqi soldiers abducted by ISIS storm parliament – reports

Desperate and grieving relatives of Iraqi soldiers abducted by the Islamic State in Tikirt in June burst into Baghdad’s parliament. Over 100, some …

Estonia wants NATO bases on its territory as military bloc plans expansion

Estonia wants permanent NATO bases on its soil, the country’s president told journalists. The military alliance plans to deploy its bases in Eastern …

Muslim barred from France’s nuclear sites due to alleged jihadist ties

A Muslim engineer has been barred from France’s nuclear sites due to his alleged ties with jihadists, who were recruiting youngsters to fight the US …

Queen not amused by mobile phones

Queen Elizabeth II finds meeting crowds of people holding mobile phones distinctly odd and misses the days of eye-contact, according to the US ambassador to Britain.<p>The British monarch made the comments to US Ambassador Matthew Barzun when he met the Queen at Buckingham Palace after his appointment …

FBI takes over investigation of nude celebrity photos leak

The FBI said it was “addressing” a massive data breach of various celebrities that resulted in the posting of their nude images online. The suspected …

Second American journalist beheaded by ISIS terrorists

A new video has been posted on the internet purported to show Islamic State militants beheading American journalist Steven Sotloff.<p>The Associated …

Danish mosque openly backs Islamic State's campaign of terror

A mosque in Denmark has openly declared its support for the Islamic State militant group. It comes just days after a Dane who fought with the …

Russia to begin building record-setting super-heavy space rocket

Vladimir Putin has given his preliminary approval for the development of a Russian-designed rocket capable of lifting a record 150 tons of cargo into …

GCHQ backlash? Anonymous website shut down following privacy rights protest

Anonymous UK’s website was recently targeted and taken down in the midst of a four-day privacy rights protest organized by the collective. The demonstration was held outside Britain’s Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ).<p>A spokesman for the hacktivist group believes the targeted attack was …

Military lawyer resigns in protest of ‘show trial’ of accused 9-11 mastermind

Last week, a US military lawyer on the defense team for self-proclaimed 9/11-attacks mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed resigned from the Army in …

MOS Reach

MOSorganizer’s versatile power strip, the MOS Reach has one three-pronged outlet and two USB charging ports. It has a 3ft. cord with a slim plug and …

Bike Frame Bag | By Roswheel

Roswheel are experts in accessories for the bike commuter, their Bike Frame Front Tube Bag lets you pack everyday items such as your wallet, or …

Jumpack

Cobra Electronics have launched a unique product, an ultra-compact and portable powerpack that fits in your pocket and jumpstarts a car! JumpPack is …

Gear & Gadgets

1962 Ferrari 250 GTO for sale in Germany at $64 million

<b>UPDATE:</b> <i>A previous version of this article incorrectly listed the production period for the 250 GTO. The text below has been updated with the correct information.</i><p>Prices keep climbing for the Ferrari 250 GTO with virtually no end in sight. In 1969 one sold for just $2,500, but by the 1980s they were …

Toyota's Psy-style Waku-Doki ad inherits Japan's bizarre ad crown

What's the deal with Japan's offbeat commercial culture?<p>A new Japanese Toyota ad featuring crisply suited businessmen driving into the jungle only to segue into a Psy-style music-video dance-off with a gorilla and natives is the latest car commercial to go viral. <i>Jungle Wakudoki</i> is the newest …

Civilian deaths mount in eastern Ukraine

Intense fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine has killed at least 22 civilians, local officials say, as Ukraine presses an offensive to close in on the separatists.<p>Ukrainian forces have been pushing rebel units back towards their two main urban strongholds of …

China says dozens killed in Xinjiang attack

Dozens of people have been killed and injured in an attack in China's far western Xinjiang region, home to the mainly Muslim Uyghur minority, state media has reported.<p>Xinhua news agency reported on Tueday that men armed with knives attacked a police station and government offices in Shache county …