Aaron Nelson (The Pontiac Tribune) — Turkish President Erdogan has suggested French authorities likely knew of the Paris terror attack in advance, believing that they are partly responsible for the Charlie Hebdo shootings. Being a current member of NATO, Turkey’s accusation that the West is “playing games with the Islamic...
The country’s start-up community has shown tremendous growth in recent years but there is still a vast potential for development, P@SHA President Jehan Ara said on Wednesday at the launch of tech incubator The Nest i/O. She said the incubator — a 6,500 sq ft purpose-built facility situated above a...
World leaders are gathering in Paris to mark the murder of staff and police at the offices of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, as well as those killed in the hostage situation at a kosher supermarket. France’s prime minister said the people would “cry out their love of liberty.” And...
CEO and Founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg on Monday said his social network's removal of actor Hamza Ali Abbasi's status regarding the Charlie Hebdo attack and freedom of expression may have been a mistake. When asked by one profile Angelic Munni what Zuckerberg has to say about his network's deletion...
The pop singer has removed an Instagram post in which she exposes her lower leg. Selena Gomez's trip to Abu Dhabi has provoked anger, accusations of impropriety and now a deleted Instagram post, after the pop star exposed her ankles during a visit to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque earlier...
Most Americans are decent people. Naturally they are horrified by the massacre of over 100 children at a school in Peshawar. They would be even more horrified if they knew their tax dollars had paid for it. That’s right – it wasn’t America’s enemies that killed those children. It was US. The...
Receiving much criticism regarding the portrayal of Pakistan from the local audience, Showtime’s espionage show Homeland has now also managed to upset the diplomats who believe that the country has been shown as a "hellhole", reported New York Post. Pakistan Embassy spokesperson Nadeem Hotiana showed his disapproval by complaining to...
The race to save Peter Kassig
On the evening of 3 October, the New York attorney Stanley Cohen got a phone call about Peter Kassig, the young American aid worker held hostage by Islamic State (Isis). The callers were Palestinians from the Sabra and Shatila refugee camp in Lebanon who knew Kassig, and they were...
This video will make anyone born before 1999 feel old
Today in things that will make you feel old, here are some children reacting to cameras. You remember cameras, those things we used to use to take pictures before the advent of smartphones. From 2:00m they start grappling with the concept of “film”. After trying to understand why anyone would...
IT is called a ‘lake-effect’ snowstorm — and it has paralysed cities across the US, with temperatures falling to freezing in all 50 states, including Hawaii. Lake-effect snow is produced during cooler atmospheric conditions when cold winds move across long expanses of warmer lake water, providing energy and picking...
VIDA – creating beauty every step of the way
An e-commerce company called VIDA, backed by Google Ventures, Universal Music Group and others, is today launching today its site that connects shoppers with “socially-responsible” apparel and accessories from artisans and designers around the world. The company is also disclosing its $1.3 million seed round investment, which additionally includes...
sundar pichai
Google's Sundar Pichai, who's already responsible for overseeing Android and Chrome, is about to have even more on his plate. According to Recode, CEO Larry Page has sent a memo to employees revealing that Pichai will now lead nearly every major product division at the company. That includes search,...
Well, what a week. It's tough to narrow it down to one fool this week There the Nebraska school district that wants children to be addressed as "purple penguins" so as to NOT offend Lesbian, Gay, bisexual or transgendered students. http://video.foxnews.com/v/embed.js?id=3833147646001&w=466&h=263Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com Or the Harvard student...
Today when I switched on my television every news channel broke up with the same news at full blast that Miss ‘Malala Yousafzai’ got the peace Nobel prize and immediately a thought provoking question bumped into my mind that why only Malala?? I’ve been convincing myself for few hours...
chairman Thorbjorn Jagland
The Nobel Committee was visibly shocked at the news conference announcing the winner of the Peace Prize when an attendee questioned the selection of Malala Yousafzai, saying she had "aspirations but hasn't actually done anything." Here's committee chairman Thorbjorn Jagland looking a bit taken aback by the statement: The Nobel...
ISIS and Harvard university student
Students at Harvard University claimed America is a bigger threat to world peace than the radical terrorist organization ISIS (the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant) during a series of interviews at the prestigious Cambridge university. “American imperialism and our protection of oil interests in the Middle East are...
(NEWSER) – Marcel Hamer was walking home from school on the afternoon of June 4, smoking a cigarette, when a plainclothes police officer got out of his car and accused the now-17-year-old of smoking pot. A video of the Brooklyn incident picks up when Marcel is already on the ground,...
Clearly, Mark Wahlberg is a man who needs his space. The Academy Award-nominated actor's new home, a 30,000-square-foot behemoth, was recently completed and is ready for its close-up. No word on whether the Wahlberg clan has moved in yet. Aerial photos of the mansion give gawkers an idea of the home's...
For years, Yahoo had been building up its Bangalore operations as one of its global technology centerpieces. Now, in a radical restructuring, the internet company is pulling back work to its Sunnyvale, California, headquarters, and laying off large numbers of its employees in Bangalore. Yahoo declined to talk about the...
Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence is speaking out in a big way regarding the recent nude photos of her that were leaked. Jennifer Lawrence is speaking out in a big way regarding the recent nude photos of her that were leaked. "It is not a scandal," The Hunger Games star tells Vanity Fair...
Hackers threatened to leak nude photos of actress Emma Watson days after she gave a speech at the United Nations urging men to join the fight for gender equality, The Guardian newspaper reported on Tuesday. Users of 4chan, the website behind other leaks of celebrities nude photos, created a new...
To no one's surprise, Burger King's all black burger looks like a disgusting turd in real life. Actually, it might be even worse than some turds. It looks like it tastes like ash. It looks like it's made from burnt cardboard. It looks like it'll bring death to anyone...
Since January 1984, when I bought my first Apple Macintosh, through the dark late 1980s and mid-90s, when the company had all but 3% of the personal computer market, I have developed the thickest of skins when it comes to Apple-haters. I could fill this entire article with links to...
In a stunning turn of events, Matt Damon and writer-director Paul Greengrass have done an about-face and are planning to return to the Bourne franchise at Universal, an individual familiar with the project has told TheWrap. Representatives for Universal and Greengrass had no comment. While some will spin this as a...
“But no man moved me till the tide / 
Went past my simple shoe /And past my apron and my belt /
And past my bodice too / And made as he would eat me up / 
As wholly as a dew…” Whether or not this poem by Emily Dickinson, published...
The Mockingjay has landed — or at least, the new trailer has. Here, in all its glory, is the clip for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1, which premiered online today. While it isn’t much longer than the previous teaser, it gives viewers a much more personal, Katniss-eye...
Around two weeks out from the purported release date of the technical preview of Windows 9, videos of the upcoming operating system have hit the Internet. German site WinFuture has released a mess of screenshots and videos of the upcoming code over the past few days, to our benefit. A...
Robert McCarthy has designed, developed, researched and evangelized mobile products and technologies, with a focus on mobile and emerging payment eco-systems, for more than 15 years. At Mobiquity, Robert advises clients in areas including mobile communications, network and mobile security, and cloud infrastructure design. A song lyric from “All That...
After three days and incredible pitches from our 26 Battlefield companies (plus two Audience Choice winners), it’s now time to name the TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2014 Battlefield champion. This year’s finalists included Alfred, Partpic, PatternEQ, Shipstr, Stack And Vinli – all amazing startups. But there can only be one...
The United States on Thursday concluded a deal with key Arab nations to launch a coordinated military campaign against the militants of the Islamic State, formerly known as Islamic State of Iraq and Al Sham (ISIS). In a statement issued in Washington, the US State Department said that members of...