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Transgender Teen Thrown Out Of Christian School For Gender Identity

A young transgender man, Stiles Zuschlag, has revealed that he was told that he was no longer welcome at the school he had been attending since …

Berlin Wall balloons are released to mark anniversary

Some 8,000 helium balloons have been released into the night sky over Germany's capital at the culmination of events to mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.<p>The fall of the Berlin Wall has shown the world that dreams can come true and "nothing has to stay as it is", German …

Germany marks 25 years since fall of Berlin Wall

The citizens of Berlin on Sunday released almost 7,000 balloons into the night sky, many carrying messages of hope to mark the 25th anniversary since the fall of the wall that once divided their city.<p>The symbolic act recalled the giddy night of Nov. 9, 1989, when thousands of people from the …

Remembering the Fall of the Berlin Wall: A Firsthand Account From a Flipboard Curator

<i>Flipboard’s curator for Germany, Stefanie Bastian, remembers the night the Berlin Wall fell in 1989 and suggests magazines to flip through in honor</i> …

Chinese Programmer Sticks Windows 95 On An iPhone 6 Plus

Today in “putting stuff onto things on which they don’t belong,” we present a user, xyq058775, and his exciting admission that he installed Windows 95 on a brand new iPhone. He used a tool called iDos, an open source DOSBox-like app to install the OS. He found that most of it worked fine but he was …

FGM: nearly 2,000 women and girls treated by NHS since April

More than 1,700 women and girls who have undergone female genital mutilation have been treated by the NHS since April, according to the first official figures to be published on the numbers of FGM cases seen by hospitals in England.<p>The data, part of a wide-ranging government package to eradicate …

Everything Apple announced at its iPad, iMac, and OS X event

Today Apple launched a slew of new products at its keynote event in Cupertino, Calif., including an ultra-thin iPad Air 2, Retina-screened iMacs, the iPad mini 3, OS X Yosemite, and more.<p>Look below for a full list of everything Apple announced:<p>Apple unveils the iPad Air 2<p>As rumored, Apple announced …

Bic Hopes to Create Universal Font Based on Everyone's Handwriting

Do you write an F with three strokes or two? Are your G's round at the end or squared off? Whatever your style, Pen-maker Bic wants you to write it — so it can compare it to thousands of others and make an "universal typeface" based on handwritten letters.<p>There are already lots of handwriting fonts …

Six Women Who Paved the Way for Female Engineers and Architects

The Brooklyn Bridge was an awesome feat of engineering that required not just scientific prowess, but political strength. For 14 years, the …

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Russia's War on Internet Freedom Is Bad for Business and the Russian Economy

Russia’s invasion of the Crimea could push the country into a sharp recession. Yet Moscow’s war on Internet freedom should spook investors even more. It risks long term damage to Russia’s economy, according to a recent report by Dalberg. President Putin should change course and support a free and …

3D printer creates chocolate sculpture of your face

A chocolate 3D image can be created by building up layers of dark, milk or white chocolate<p>A British company claims to be able to create a chocolate sculpture of your face using a 3D printer.<p>The company, Choc Edge, which was spun out from the University of Exeter in 2012, charges between £50 and £80 …

First-gen Apple iPhone sells for $1500 on eBay - Pocket-lint

What is claimed to be a first-gen iPhone has just sold on eBay for $1,500 (£910).<p>The engraved device was sold in Australia by a user called …

Facebook is “dead and buried,” or what happens when academic research goes viral

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / mj007<p>Take some academic research on Facebook (s fb), add a sexy quote about how teens are abandoning …

Archos previews connected home, health monitoring devices ahead of CES

Archos looks to be getting in on the New Year's resolutions a bit early. The company clearly couldn't wait for CES to spill the beans on its 2014 lineup -- at least so far as connected devices are concerned. The device maker wants to make you a part of its internet of things, previewing a slew of …

Facebook still king of social networking, and 63 percent of its users check in daily

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Zef Nikolla<p>Facebook may or may not have a problem with teens, but it is entrenched in mainstream American life, …

73% Of U.S. Adults Use Social Networks, Pinterest Passes Twitter In Popularity, Facebook Stays On Top

Facebook may be currently facing question marks over how well it’s faring with younger users, but among those over 18 in the U.S. it remains the social network king. According to figures out today from the researchers at the Pew Research Center, the percentage of adults using the social networks of …

Chromebooks overtake Android tablets and Macs in US business sales

Chrome OS is at last gaining some momentum -- among US businesses and schools, anyway. The NPD Group reports that Chromebooks represented 9.6 percent of all computing devices sold through American commercial channels in 2013, or enough to surpass the market share of Android tablets, Windows tablets …

Facebook - not dead, not buried

<b>Over the weekend, there was some scary news for the world's biggest social network. Facebook, the story went, was "dead and buried", teenagers were turning away "in their droves", put off by their parents' presence on the network.</b><p>It was "the start of what looks likely to be a sustained decline". …

Happy new year - but what exactly will make the news in 2014?

Guardian correspondents report from their patches round the world on what will dominate the headlines in their part of the globe. Elections loom large – in rising economies, in the US with midterms, and also in Europe, with the parliamentary elections in May. Negotiations in the Middle East will …

Samsung Wireless Charging S-View Flip Cover for Galaxy Note 3 Now Available for $69

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is an amazing device and comes with a range of accessories to make the most out of the phablet.<p>If you are a proud owner of …