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Donald Trump's approval rating is the lowest of any president-elect in two decades

Billionaire president-elect Donald Trump has the lowest approval rating of any recent president in the days awaiting his inauguration.<p>Recent Gallup polling shows that just 48 per cent of Americans approve of the way Trump is handling his transition - the lowest figure in its polling history.<p>Its …

You're No Longer 'Unlucky in Love' So We'll Call You Fat Instead

Shame on you <i>Daily Mail</i>. An extremely successful and talented woman is objectified and shamed for 'relaxing her diet on honeymoon' by a paper full of …

How to fix Perspective (and Other) Distortion Using SKRWT

We recently reviewed SKRWT, an excellent photo app for iPhone that makes quick work of fixing the perspective distortion found in many wide …

Westboro Baptist Church Responds! - The Last Leg

Baptist Church

From the excellent @markthomasinfo demo on the 23rd against sponging tax-dodging Daily Express http://t.co/4rRGvceQ6V

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Chat apps mount challenge to Facebook

<b>Commuting on buses and trains, even crossing the road, people here in Singapore are transfixed by their smartphone screens, and increasingly their fingers are typing at top speed on their chat app of choice.</b><p>Armed with a slew of social features and cutesy illustrations called stickers, messaging …

Parents release text written by son moments before fatal car crash

<b>The parents of a student who was killed in a car crash while texting have released his final message as a warning to other drivers.</b><p>Alexander Heit, …

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A family that recently lost their son in a fatal car crash is reaching out to others about the dangers of texting while driving in hopes of saving …

Fails of the Week - 8th April

Explain this, Nate Silver

MANY bloggers have taken note of this new poll from Public Policy Polling, which shows that a disturbingly large number of Americans believe in …

Designer Uses Special Hidden Camera to Film a Journey Through the Mail

Industrial and interaction designer Ruben van der Vleuten always wondered what happens to a package when you sent it in the mail. From A to B is his …

Leveson Effect: Can You See What It Is Yet? - Guido Fawkes

Over the last few weeks the police Operation Yewtree has questioned a number of celebrities over allegations of sex crimes. Each time the papers have …

Contradictions in the Bible

Visualization of the contradictions in the Bible taken from The Scripture Project by Steve Wells (see the Projects section of …

North Korea enters 'state of war' with South

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/966000/966258_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524661590_7089d7d012e5e37368ec757601336764<p><b>North Korea has said it is entering a "state of war" with South Korea in the latest escalation of rhetoric against its neighbour and the US.</b><p>A statement …

Criminal allowed on holiday taunts critics from Thai beach

A violent criminal who had his curfew lifted so he could go on a month-long holiday has taunted his victims by posting a picture of himself topless on a Thai beach.<p>Nathanial McIntosh, a non-league footballer, was given a suspended sentence for a "sustained attack" on three people, including a woman.<p>…

Oscar Pistorius faces athletics snub after bail conditions relaxed

The sporting world seemed poised to give the cold shoulder to Oscar Pistorius after a court in South Africa allowed the Olympic and Paralympic star …

Vincent Kompany buys Belgian football club and asks fans to come up with new name

Not content with playing 50 matches a season, Vincent Kompany has extended his involvement in football by buying a Belgian football club – and now he …

Today on YouTube: Somewhat portly Welsh gentleman Andrew Cassidy shows off his impressive football skills

Dubbed the "Welsh Maradona," as much for his well-rounded physique as his impressive freestyle football skills, Andrew Cassidy is really quite good at keepy-uppies.<p>Cassidy, 50, started honing his football skills after being laid off as a fisherman 11 years ago.<p>He spends two hours a day practising …

Today on YouTube: Rafa Nadal and Ben Stiller take on Juan Martin Del Potro and a girl from the crowd

Despite sharing a court with two tennis greats and a Hollywood star, it was a nine-year-old schoolgirl from who stole the show at this exhibition match at Madison Square Garden.<p>Rafael Nadal and Juan Martin del Potro were in the middle of the second when they grabbed audience members to play a few …