Samuel Whisnant

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Everything gamers want to know about the Xbox One

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Just a week after the PlayStation 4 hit stores, the Xbox One has arrived, setting the state for a pretty vicious Black Friday …

TIME for Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / November 20, 2013<p>When the innovative publisher Henry Luce launched TIME Magazine 90 years ago, his big idea was that TIME would …

Toxic waste 'major global threat'

<b>More than 200 million people around the world are at risk of exposure to toxic waste, a report has concluded.</b><p>The authors say the large number of people at risk places toxic waste in a similar league to public health threats such as malaria and tuberculosis.<p>The study from the Blacksmith Institute …

Undercover soldiers 'killed unarmed civilians in Belfast'

<b>Soldiers from an undercover unit used by the British army in Northern Ireland killed unarmed civilians, former members have told BBC One's Panorama.</b><p>Speaking publicly for the first time, the ex-members of the Military Reaction Force (MRF), which was disbanded in 1973, said they had been tasked with …

Kerry: Agreement reached on US-Afghan security pact, no 'apology'

Secretary of State John Kerry announced Wednesday that he and Afghan President Hamid Karzai have reached an agreement on a critical security pact governing the presence of U.S. troops in Afghanistan beyond 2014.<p>The document will be presented to a meeting of tribal elders for their approval on …

Xbox One vs. the PlayStation 4: A battle over services, not chips

If you start counting from the Magnavox Odyssey, we've been playing console games for seven generations now. Yes, it's crazy to think of, but it's even more alarming to realize that the industry has been in an all-out "war" since generation three. For better or worse, competition became a part of …

Afghan forces up for the fight in Kunar valley

<b>If the Afghan National Army (ANA) is to prevent the Taliban from taking control of the country after Nato withdraws in 2014, its success in capturing and securing the strategically important and mountainous district of Chapa Dara in the eastern province of Kunar may provide a template, the BBC's</b> …