Never before have so many analysts transparently taken positions, publicly attacking those they disagree with. None of this is good for democracy.There is no equivalent in Australia of the Tea Party that has wreaked havoc upon the Republicans in the United States. Not yet anyway.But there is at the
Though we would like to think there is a bold line between normality and illness, take a closer look and this idea is exposed as a flimsy social construct.
Ukraine's Yanukovich to hold talks on political crisis
KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich, facing mass protests calling for his resignation, will hold talks on Friday with former President Leonid Kravchuk, heads of parliamentary factions and church leaders.
DHAKA (Reuters) - At least four people were killed in Bangladesh on Friday when supporters of Islamist leader Abdul Quader Mollah vented their fury at his execution for war crimes committed during the 1971 war of independence from Pakistan.
BANGKOK (Reuters) - The leader of a protest group trying to overthrow Thailand's government and scrap planned elections said on Friday the prime minister should either step down or be forced out, and his movement would then need around a year to push through reforms.
BANGUI (Reuters) - As the base for French forces in Central African Republic, Bangui airport is one of the safest places in town. It is now also home to around 30,000 civilians who have fled fighting between Christian and Muslim militia.
Twitter Didn't Unblock Everyone, But It Did Change How Blocking Works
From “block” to “mute.” Update: Twitter has rolled back the changes after widespread backlash.
UPDATE: Twitter has rolled back the changes to its blocking system "after receiving feedback from many users." The original post explaining the changes, and the backlash, is
The WhatsApps, Snapchats, and Kiks of the world have all the power.
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Is Kevin Systrom insane?If you watched this morning's Instagram Direct announcement, you'd be forgiven for thinking so. But it's not totally his fault. The 29-year-old In
Ah, yes, 2013 was a good year. *Swirls internet around in glass* *Inhales* *Sips*
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This tribute to extinct dinosaurs, Paul Walker, Brian Griffin, and Nelson Mandela
How To Use Instagram Direct Like A Pro
If you’ve always wanted to limit who amongst your Instagram followers gets to see certain pictures on your feed, an update released today can make that happen. Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom announced today at a low-key New York press event that the latest version of the photo-shari
If you’re not willing to cough up $299 for Samsung’s newest phablet, the Korean manufacturer may have something in your price range soon enough. The company has reportedly begun production for its rumored Galaxy Note 3 Lite, which is said to be a low-cost version of its flagship smartpho
Walmart was already offering the iPhone 5c for as low as $50 on a two-year contract, and now the retail giant is cutting that price yet again. Starting Dec. 13, the iPhone 5c will cost $27 on a new two-year contract with AT&T or Verizon, making it one of the cheapest iPhone deals to date. [...]
While Google Glass may make you look like a cyborg, the truth is that it’s essentially a wearable smartphone. Like your handset, Glass comes with built-in functionality for making calls, taking photos, checking the weather and getting directions. However, Glass is intended to make aspects of e