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UN: Torture persists in Afghanistan detention centers | DW | 25.02.2015

While incidents of detainee torture in Afghanistan have dropped since the last report from January 2013, the problem still persisted, according to a …

West Bank mosque torched in apparent attack by Israeli extremists

A Palestinian mosque was set alight in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday and graffiti in Hebrew at the scene suggested the attack was carried out by a far-right Israeli group, officials said.<p>No one was hurt in the overnight attack in Al-Jaba'ah village near Bethlehem, during which the mosque's …

Video: McLaren P1 GTR vs F1 GTR

You’ve seen the pics, now watch the video of two McLaren titans on the same bit of track

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Lessons I Learned from Watching the 2015 Oscars

On the surface, there isn’t much to be learned from watching the Academy Awards. Sure, there’s the obvious, like “Birdman” is apparently good enough …

How to Fix the Oscars in 5 Easy Steps

This year’s Oscars weren’t just a disappointment in terms of viewership — down 16%, with tepid reviews for host Neil Patrick Harris — it also speaks …

The top 5 most mentioned brands at the Oscars 2015

This year’s Oscars drew much buzz in the social media sphere, once again. And like the last, it was a hotbed for brand marketers as well. A study by …

11 famous Oscar-winning movie locations then and now

The Oscars might have celebrated the big blockbusters to come out of this last year, but there are a tonne of iconic movies that are worth …

'Fake' fossil is actually 189 million-year-old remains of undiscovered species

For 30 years, an overlooked dinosaur fossil at the Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery in Doncaster, U.K. was believed to be a plastic replica of an ichthyosaur, a prehistoric aquatic reptile. Thanks to the work of one young paleontologist, not only was the fossil found to be real, but it is the 189 …

How X-Men: Days of Future Past derailed the X-Men franchise

<i>Anthony Stokes on why X-Men: Days of Future Past has derailed the X-Men franchise…</i><p>I grew up with the <b>X-Men</b> franchise, and found myself getting less …

Spider-Man may not be Peter Parker in Marvel's movie universe

Ever since it was revealed earlier this month that Marvel Studios had cut a deal with Sony to bring Spider-Man into the proper Marvel cinematic universe, I've been vocal on Twitter and elsewhere that I hope they go with the modern Miles Morales identity for Spider-Man rather than the classic Peter …

9 Ways To Fall Asleep Faster (Without Counting Sheep)

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>If you feel wide awake when your head hits the pillow at night, you're not alone. Approximately 60 million Americans report having experienced insomnia in any given year, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Even worse, 40 …

20 best chicken recipes: part 3

Great recipes from Nigel Slater, Madhur Jaffrey, Tom Kerridge and more<br>• The final part of this series launches on Thursday<p>If you cannot get the egg yellow food colouring, use any other yellow colouring to get a strong saffron colour. The amount you need will vary. If you use liquid yellow food …

Dinners That Practically Cook Themselves

AMD's next laptop processor is mostly about battery life

Intel isn't the only chip giant championing battery life over performance this year. AMD has revealed Carrizo, a processor range that's focused heavily on extending the running time of performance-oriented laptops. While there will be double-digit boosts to speed, there's no doubt that efficiency …

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'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' Poster Gets Comically Claustrophobic

Sorry for writing an essay on a poster, even if it is for a movie as big as Walt Disney's <i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i>. First of all, there are things about it that intrigue me. Second of all, my planned 10:00am essay is taking longer than I thought (and my kids took forever to get to school today), so …