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Video on social media: the return of the silent film

At the first movie studio in the US, Thomas Edison filmed cat videos, which are also popular on social media now.In the NY Times, Amanda Hess writes …

Thomas Edison

Silent Battle Cry: How 'The Handmaid's Tale' Speaks Volumes Through Visuals

When words fail visuals speak.In the dystopian world of Gilead, where a totalitarian theonomy has enslaved fertile women to turn them into …

The Handmaid's Tale

UNC Students threaten federal lawsuit over “Silent Sam”

University of North Carolina students threatened a federal lawsuit Wednesday unless the Chapel Hill campus’ “Silent Sam” statue is taken down. …

Law

SA to develop silent radar technology

Ground-breaking "silent" radar technology to protect soldiers will be developed in South Australia with state government help.<p>SA company Silentium …

Australian News

Does blood pressure change during a heart attack?

During a heart attack, blood pressure can rise, fall, or stay the same. As a result, blood pressure change without other symptoms is not a reliable …

Diabetes

An entire community is being wiped out as the free world watches in silence

Where are the slogans showing concern about humanity? Where are the preachers of humanity? Those who are accustomed to say: "Islam is like this, …

Aung San Suu Kyi

Heartbroken family tragically loses young son to ‘silent killer’ they thought was the flu

An Alaskan family is mourning the loss of its 10-year-old son after the effects of a carbon monoxide leakage from a fridge at their cabin. When …

Liberal View

Krampus crosses the Atlantic in a Yuletide Terror exclusive 

Earlier this year, we told you about <i>Lost Girls: The Phantasmagorical Cinema Of Jean Rollin</i><i>,</i> a feminist perspective on the erotic horror of French …

Christmas

Veterinarians Warn People About New Silent Dog Killer Hiding In Your Yard

There’s nothing more enjoyable than having your dog run free in a field of grass. They love being able to explore areas without being attached to a …

Pets

HSE silent as stranger flies to the aid of stricken Isabel

The HSE has refused to comment on why a heart and double lung transplant patient had to rely on a stranger’s offer of the use of a private aircraft …

News (Ireland)

PARTYNEXTDOOR Drops Two Spicy New Songs

On Sunday, PARTYNEXTDOOR released two new songs called “Naked” and “Put It On Silent” featuring Ty Dolla Sign via SoundCloud, making a total of four …

Lil Uzi Vert

Ankara silent on Turkish agents allegedly caught in Iraq assassination plot

Kurdish militants claim to have captured two Turkish intelligence officers planning to assassinate a senior Kurdistan Workers Party figure, though …

Turkey

After Charlottesville: What are physicians responsible for?

White nationalists and neo-Nazis marched through Charlottesville, President Trump addressed the nation in what should have been a straightforward …

Racism

Nikon D850 Announcement – The Monster Has Arrived!

Back in July, Nikon teased us with its “development announcement” of the upcoming D850 camera. Aside from a teaser video and some hints here and …

Nikon

Kids are going to hate this new parent-designed app

A dad of the year has come up with the perfect solution to get his forgetful son to text him back – an app that forces kids to respond.<p>“ReplyASAP,” …

West Africa

UNC student arrested after hundreds protest at UNC-Chapel Hill Silent Sam monument

A student was arrested along with other protesters when about 800 people gathered at McCorkle Place on Tuesday night to demand the removal of the …

North Carolina

Silent Augmented Reality

Every time I read some article on Augmented Reality or see it pop up in a movie/TV show, it looks like this:<p>Nothing screams future like neon colors …

Augmented Reality

Oh Yeah, That Shit's a Snake

24 hours and two minutes after breaking her social media blackout by posting a silent, 10-second video of what appeared to be a slithering snake to …

Taylor Swift

Big Ben has been silenced and Brits can’t deal

When the iconic bell in the Elizabeth Tower rang to mark midday, then fell silent, a crowd of patriotic Londoners watched on, with some of them …

Australian News

MOB RULE: Governor Gives Permission To Remove Confederate Monument At UNC If There's 'Real Risk To Public Safety'

What the mob wills, the mob gets.<p>On Monday night, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper gave permission to University of North Carolina officials to …

Rights & Freedoms

Barriers placed around 'Silent Sam' statue ahead of planned rally at UNC

— Fliers circulating on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus indicate that a rally is planned for 7 p.m. at the university's …

North Carolina

The Troubling Persistence Of The Hatred Of Black People

The sound and the fury about the presence and the persistence of racism have been loud and boisterous from much of the public, both here in this country and around the world, but the fact of the matter is that this world cannot get rid of its disease called white supremacy.<p>It baffles those who …

Racism

How our actual real-life adult politicians are mourning Big Ben falling silent

MPs are holding a vigil for a big bell.<p>Democracy in action in the Mother of Parliaments has always been a breathtaking spectacle, and today is no …

Brexit

Britain's Big Ben falls silent for four years of renovation work

LONDON (Reuters) - The “Big Ben” bell in the British parliament’s famous clock tower tolled for the last time on Monday before it ceased its regular bongs for four years while renovation work is carried out.<p>The bongs will sound for events such as New Year’s Eve celebrations but the four-year length …

Brexit

Big Ben to fall silent for nearly 4 years as it undergoes repairs

LONDON – The British Parliament’s Big Ben bell is due to sound the hour for the last time on Monday before it is silenced for almost four years of …

Canadian News

GOP Leadership Silent on Bannon’s Departure

Almost two hours after news broke Friday that President Donald Trump decided to part ways with White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, House …

U.S. Congress

As Trump Offers Neo-Nazis Muted Criticism, Netanyahu Is Largely Silent

JERUSALEM — The front-page headline in Yedioth Ahronoth, a popular Hebrew newspaper, above a large photograph of President Trump, summed up the feelings of many Israelis in one word: “Shame.”<p>It was a reference to Mr. Trump’s defiant attempts this week to apportion equal blame to the “alt-left” for …

Israel

Four years without Big Ben's bongs? It can't be right, says PM May

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday it could not be right for “Big Ben”, the bell in the British parliament’s clock tower whose bongs are one of the country’s most familiar sounds, to fall silent for four years during renovations.<p>May joined other politicians who have …

Brexit

3 days later, Israeli leaders still conspicuously silent on Charlottesville

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu does not only comment on Israeli politics and security affairs. In September 2014, for instance, he issued a …

Actress Stabbed In Wheelchair While On Busy City Street

Actress Liz Carr, who stars in the British mystery drama <i>Silent Witness</i>, was attacked last week in London by a man who slashed at her with a pair of …

Conservative View