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The Pentagon’s dark money: Billions of federal dollars are vanishing into thin air

It’s not just that its books don’t add up. The Department of Defense is actively disguising how it spends its funds<p>Now you see it, now you don’t. Think of it as the Department of Defense’s version of the street con game, three-card monte, or maybe simply as the Pentagon shuffle. In any case, the …

The family of a drone strike victim filed a criminal case against the U.S. government

The family of a Pakistani taxi driver, Mohammad Azam, who was killed in May by an American drone strike, has demanded a criminal inquiry into the …

Corruption

How not to reduce government spending

The bloke who <i>really</i> runs the economy, Reserve Bank governor Glenn Stevens, has spoken: "There are quite some years of hard repair work ahead for …

Sony has no titles in the pipeline for PlayStation Vita, says executive

Sony is leaving PlayStation Vita development to third parties, a top executive said, as the company focuses its efforts to the PlayStation 4.<p>Masayasu Ito, a senior vice president with the company, told the Japanese-language site 4Gamer that "first-party studios have no titles in development for PS …

Gaming Consoles

9 Ways to Burn More Fat When You Run

1. Be Strategic When You Hit a Roadblock<p>If you’re not losing as much weight as you want when running, it may be because you’re trying too hard: “The …

Fitness

World’s longest rail: Round 2

Nitro team rider Basti Rittig smashes a snowboarding world record in style.<p>The Godfather II, The Empire Strikes Back… some sequels are just so much …

Extreme Sports

How to unlock your Apple Watch using your iPhone

Instead of tapping out your PIN code on the way-too-small number pad, here's how you can use your iPhone to unlock your watch.<p>In order to secure your Apple Watch, Apple asks you to enter a PIN code on initial setup. The watch then knows each time you've taken it off your wrist, and requires you to …

OMGFacts

HIRIS Wearable Computer Launches On Indiegogo (video)

A new wearable computer has been launched over on the Indiegogo crowdfunding website this month in the form of the HIRIS, that is fitted with a …