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Canon unveils the latest gen SELPHY wireless printer with AirPrint & LCD display

While they are reducing in size and complexity everyday, your typical home printer can still be quite cumbersome as anything more than a stationary office utility. That’s where smaller, more portable photo printers and the like come into play. Canon and Polaroid immediately come to mind with the …

Turkey’s Thirty-Year Coup

Did an exiled cleric try to overthrow Erdoğan’s government?<p>At nine o’clock on the night of July 15th, General Hulusi Akar, the chief of the Turkish Army’s general staff, heard a knock on his office door in Ankara, the nation’s capital. It was one of his subordinates, General Mehmet Dişli, and he …

China Flips Switch on World's Largest Floating Solar Farm

Just as the United States was pulling out of the Paris Climate Agreement, China, the world's largest emitter of heat-trapping gases, flipped the …

Backed Forces Close to Trapping ISIS Holdouts in Raqqa

AYN ISSA, Syria — Forces backed by the United States have nearly sealed off the northern Syrian city of Raqqa, trying to trap as many as 2,500 hard-core Islamic State militants defending the capital of their self-proclaimed caliphate.<p>The fighters, known as the Syrian Democratic Forces, are made up …

Middle East

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See 10 Mysterious 'UFO Sighting' Photos From History

The Mar. 25, 1950, issue of Dublin's TeenAge Times claimed that these mysterious objects were flying saucers.<br>Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone—Getty …

Paranormal

Chinese passenger throws coins into plane engine for luck

A superstitious passenger delayed a flight from Shanghai for several hours on Tuesday after throwing coins at the plane's engine for good luck, Chinese officials said.<p>The elderly woman was detained by police at Shanghai Pudong International Airport following the bizarre incident, forcing nearly 150 …

Hezbollah's Nasrallah: War with Israel could draw hundreds of thousands of fighters from across Arab world

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah said on Friday that a future war waged by Israel against Syria or Lebanon could draw thousands of fighters from …

Middle East

Why blockchains fail and decentralization succeeds

With all of the excitement around blockchain technology, it’s easy to think what we have now is the foundation for the next wave.<p>Yet, it’s worth remembering we are still in the early stages. The blockchains we have today probably won’t be the blockchains of tomorrow.<p>I am still bullish on Bitcoin …

Swedish rail company now accepts tickets via microchip implants

SJ<p>One Swedish rail line isn't just tearing tickets, it's also scanning microchips nestled beneath commuters' skin.<p>SJ, a state-owned rail line launched in 2000, recently announced that it would begin scanning the hands of people with certain biometric chips embedded in their skin to collect train …

Singularity

Raising Kids in the Culture of the Kingdom

The Moravians, who birthed the eighteenth-century global missions movement from the womb of a night-and-day prayer movement, had a banner cry echoed …

Parenting

Resistance Axis Forces Directly Threaten U.S.: We Are On The Brink Of War On Syria-Iraq Border; The U.S. Will Pay Dearly If It Acts Against Us In Syria

Introduction<p>On June 9, 2017, forces of the resistance axis, which is headed by Iran and the regime of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad, reached the …

[VIDEO] Pro-gov't daily editor-in-chief: Will you find a better caliph than Erdoğan?

Pro-government Star daily Editor-in-Chief Nuh Albayrak said during a TV show on Sunday that he has been raising the issue of reinstating the …

Israel's victory in Six-Day War perplexes Arab intellectuals to this day

A young man in white was seen walking through a West Bank valley during the Six-Day War, and he didnt look like he belonged there. A local resident …

Six Day War

Neill Blomkamp Explains the Major Problems With His Film Chappie (Updated)

It’s rare for filmmakers to admit that a movie they directed didn’t work. But that’s what Neill Blomkamp just did in a fascinating interview with Den …

Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region plans independence referendum on September 25

Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region has called a referendum on independence to be held on Sept. 25, an official said on Wednesday, moving ahead with a …

Middle East

Can Superhuman Mutants Be Living Among Us?

After millions of years of evolution, our species has, like an aging rock band, settled into a comfortable, familiar groove: Your classic bipedal, …

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Denon's AVR-S930H offers top features and performance on a budget

Your video, "Denon's AVR-S930H offers top features and performance on a budget "<br>will start after this message from our sponsors.<p>Loading video...<p>CNET First Look<p>The Denon AVR-S930H receiver includes both Dolby Atmos and multiroom music compatibility at an affordable price.<p>1:21 /

Audiophile

The violence of Erdoğan’s bodyguards in Washington DC is Turkey's new normal

On 16 May, a slice of Erdoğan’s Turkey found its way to Washington DC. That day, a group gathered outside the Turkish ambassador’s residence to protest against the Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. There, they were beaten, threatened and attacked by the Turkish leader’s bodyguards. A total of …

North Africa

The Liberals' Misguided Love Affair With Islam

Why do so many liberals praise a religion that, at its root, is quite conservative, if not fundamentalist? Why do they defend a faith that would not …

Religion

Pink Floyd Exhibition in London: Pictures

Either open accession chapters or goodbye, Erdoğan tells EU

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Tuesday called on the European Union to open membership chapters with Turkey, signaling that the bloc’s …

Turkey ranked first in threats against journalists

Council of Europe has launched a report, which observes the oppression and violence journalists are exposed to, using data from Western Europe, …

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The Wounded Beast Caliphate Rises

ISIS leader 'admits DEFEAT in Iraq and orders militants to flee or kill themselves in suicide attacks'

• <b>Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is said to have issued a statement called 'farewell speech'</b>• <b><br>Terror mastermind reported to have told fighters to flee, hide of</b> …