Shane Dickson

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How Edward Snowden went from loyal NSA contractor to whistleblower

In late December 2001, someone calling themselves TheTrueHOOHA had a question. He was an 18-year-old American male with impressive IT skills and a sharp intelligence. His real identity was unknown. Everyone who posted on Ars Technica, a popular technology website, did so anonymously.<p>TheTrueHOOHA …

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Forza Motorsport 5 zoetrope promo filmed by a speeding McLaren 12C

<i>(Screenshot by Michelle Starr/CNET Australia)</i><p><b>A promotional video for the upcoming Xbox One game has been created with a giant zoetrope, filmed by a</b> …

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

And all you have to do is read them!

Books

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

When we first used the original Samsung Galaxy Note, it seemed ridiculously big, like a prop from a comedy show. It says something about Samsung's …

Gear & Gadgets

Iconic Opera House images re-created in Lego

<i>(Credit: Construction image courtesy of Sydney Opera House Trust; Vivid Sydney image by Daniel Boud; Lego Australia)</i><p><b>To celebrate the 1 September</b> …

Facebook is a bummer, study says

Don't press the like button: Facebook is a bummer that makes us feel worse about our lives, according to new research.<p>Facebook users in a study led by the University of Michigan wound up feeling worse about themselves after two weeks, and their moment-to-moment mood darkened the more they browsed …

Australian Bureau of Statistics releases town management game

<b>A new iOS game launched by the Australian Bureau of Statistics lets you take control of and run any town in Australia.</b><p>So you think your local …

Leo Burnett

All aboard the love train

<i>(Love is in the subway image by Benurs, CC BY-SA 2.0)</i><p><b>Step aside, OkCupid. The Prague subway is introducing singles-only carriages in the hope of</b> …

This Incredible Full Scale Lego X-Wing Is the Largest Model In History

This is truly unbelievable: Lego has built a <i>1:1 scale model</i> of the X-Wing fighter using an astounding <i>5,335,200 bricks!</i> It's as big as the real thing, …

See Celebrities Reimagined As Renaissance Masterpieces

Worth1000.com is an image manipulation site that holds contests to see who’s got the best on-theme Photoshop skills. These contests occasionally …

Angelina Jolie

The 5 Coolest Car Stunts of the Last 5 Years

We may no longer live in the golden age of the stuntman, with names like Evel Knievel attempting death-defying stunts. But don't believe that everything that can be done with a car or motorcycle has been done. These five recent stunts prove there is no en<p>We may no longer live in the golden age of …

Xbox 720 prototype secrets leak: TV, DVR, streaming, AR and more

An Xbox TV, a console piggy-backing on your cable box, DVR functionality, streaming gaming, and augmented reality have all been topics of Microsoft …

Streaming

LG's 5-inch 'unbreakable' bendy plastic phone screen on show

LG has long been our go-to gadget maker for bonkers phones, with its see-through phones, ultra-wide phones, slo-mo phones and even an …

Lamborghini Egoista concept looks like a space fighter - Roadshow