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IS ruling aims to settle who can have sex with female slaves

The ruling or fatwa has the force of law and appears to go beyond the Islamic State's previous known utterances on slavery, a leading Islamic State …

Islam

26 Simple Ways To Add Style To Your Home

Finding the right balance between functionality, coziness and style seems difficult to achieve when decorating our homes. No matter how much money we …

10 Unusual Uses for Pencils

As we type more and write less, pencils are slowly losing their place of importance in our lives. I'm here to give you 10 good reasons, via some …

How To Build Your Own Solar Power Generator For Under $150

The Most Amazingly Versatile, Space Saving Hobby-Project Happy Place!!!

If you are anything like me you are probably short on space with no shortage of ideas for projects you would like to work on. Whether you are still …

Building a Workshop From Scratch

Introduction: Building a Workshop From Scratch<p>View Contest<p>After being frustrated by not having enough room to work, not being able to find the right …

Raspberry Pi-Powered BMO Brings Adventure Time To Life

So many Adventure Time fans wish that they could have their own personal BMO, a quirky living game system from the show. If you’re not yet familiar, watch the video below, it will give you a quick taste of BMO’s role. Obviously based on the GameBoy, BMO is the digital friend that many of us see …

Many Raspberry Pi projects - How can you not love a tiny computer?

November 8, '12 Comments [23] Posted in Hardware | Open Source | Reviews<p>Sponsored By<p>How can you not love a tiny computer? I posted about Top 10 …

REUSE YOUR OLD LAPTOP BATTERY TO MAKE a POWER BANK

Introduction: REUSE YOUR OLD LAPTOP BATTERY TO MAKE a POWER BANK<p>Third Prize in the<br>Reuse Contest<p>View Contest<p>Few months ago my Dell laptop battery did …

How to Forward Ports on Your Router

Although modern routers handle most functions automatically, some applications will require you to manually forward a port to that application or …

JJ Abrams’ space opera reboot could make studio Disney more than $1bn in profit alone, according to Morgan Stanley report<p>An expert box office analyst predicts new Star Wars adventure The Force Awakens will score close to $2bn worldwide, a figure beaten only by twin James Cameron epics Avatar and …

Star Wars

Extreme Science: Lucky Strike

What we can learn from a massive meteor crater<p>Lucky Strike<p>Lucky Strike<p>What We Can Learn From A Massive Meteor Crater <i>by PopSci</i><p>50,000 years ago, a dense chunk of nickel and iron, over 100 feet across, entered the Earth’s atmosphere. It sped towards the surface at 45,000 miles per hour, and slammed …

NASA Flummoxed By Dwarf Planet's Bright Spots, 'Pyramid-Shaped Peak'

New images of Ceres are the clearest ever taken, but NASA's scientists still haven't figured out the enigmatic dwarf planet. The agency's latest photos of Ceres show multiple bright spots — and a "pyramid-shaped peak towering over a relatively flat landscape."<p>That's according to an update posted by …

Astronomy

The $300 'PITA' steals encryption keys with radio waves

Your computer is leaking information. It's not from the usual suspects: WiFi, Bluetooth or ethernet, but from radio waves originating from your processor. Researchers at Tel Aviv University and Israel's Technion research institute have built a $300 device that captures those electromagnetic waves …

Tel Aviv

When Alex Speed’s parents took a cruise, they were shocked by the hidden costs in everything from tipping to painkillers<p>Getting seasick is one of life’s great miseries. Similarly, falling ill at sea while on a cruise can leave you, and your credit card, green around the gills.<p>Just ask my parents, …

Travel (Australia)