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Forget: ‘Are we there yet?’ The car apps that will revolutionize road travel
Driving a car, particularly with annoying children in the rear seats, could soon be revolutionized, becoming a fascinating way to experience the world. That’s if you install the right apps. And indeed, the most unbelievable apps are coming soon.

20.11.2014 06:08

​NSA officials ignored own expert advice to end total eavesdropping on Americans
NSA experts advised the agency’s top executives to ax the mass collection of domestic landline phone conversation records as crossing a previously sacrosanct red line. The experts questioned its effectiveness and said it could lead to risks if exposed.

20.11.2014 10:20

Thank you for vaping! Oxford English Dictionary names ‘vape’ its word of 2014
“Vape”, the act of inhaling and exhaling chemical vapors from electronic cigarettes, has been named the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) “word of the year”, beating more than 150 million other words in the English language.

18.11.2014 16:23

Israel violence spiral: '3rd Intifada will be different'
Palestinians’ anger against the Israeli state is boiling over with attacks occurring almost on a daily basis over the last month. The main question haunting Israelis is whether the “Third Intifada” will start any day now, or has already started.

18.11.2014 07:15

‘Use lots of lube & enter anus slowly’: Chicago schools teach anal sex to 5th graders
Parents at an elite, magnet elementary school in Chicago were “horrified” when they saw the “obscene” sexual education materials their fifth graders would be learning. The curriculum included condom demonstrations and discussions of anal sex.

17.11.2014 17:38

Violent attacks in prison to carry 4 yrs extra jail time
Prisoners who carry out violent assaults while incarcerated are to face harsher punishments under new laws set out by the Ministry of Justice on Monday.

17.11.2014 15:51

Lip service: 10-sec kiss shares 80mn bacteria to build immune system, scientists say
A 10-second French kiss can transfer up to 80 million bacteria. New scientific data give an evolutionary explanation to the act of kissing, which, in fact, is a way to strengthen the immune system and fight disease.

17.11.2014 07:49

Key to happiness: ‘Keeping up with Joneses’ or seizing the moment?
While it is generally recognized that wealth alone will not buy happiness, consumers still spend trillions of dollars per year in the pursuit of material happiness. New research, however, indicates they may be missing the boat.

14.11.2014 13:18

Perfecting the mind: ‘Smart pill’ unlocks childlike state of learning in adults
Scientists from Stanford University say they have discovered a way to unlock a part of the brain that is responsible for assisting humans in learning new skills with the ease and wonderment that is identifiable in children.

14.11.2014 14:15

Cut prison suicides, jail fewer inmates – review
Too many people are being jailed unnecessarily in the UK, the head of a government review into prison suicides warns. Resources in British prisons are overburdened, which leaves vulnerable inmates unsupervised.

14.11.2014 14:07

Pedophiles targeted with fake social media accounts, police warn innocents at risk
Pedophiles in the UK are increasingly caught through fake social media accounts, as the hunt for vulnerable children moves away from the streets and on to the internet, an investigation has shown.

12.11.2014 11:55

US spends most on this drug… and no one knows how it works
Americans spent over $7.5 billion on one drug over a one-year period ‒ more than any other medication. And yet no one knows how the powerful pill works. But that doesn’t keep Big Pharma from marketing it for a multitude of disorders.

11.11.2014 19:05