Is it technically hunting if your prey is sleeping?
The Russian president has unveiled plans for a Syrian peace congress in a bid to end the six-year civil war.
Vladimir Putin made the announcement after talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Many people realize that smartphones track their locations. But what if you actively turn off location services, haven’t used any apps, and haven’t even inserted a carrier SIM card? Even if you take all of those precautions, phones running Android software gather data about your location and send it back to Google when they’re connected to the internet, a Quartz investigation has revealed.
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Lurking in the dark outer reaches of our solar system is probably a large ninth planet, according to a NASA press release.
In the late afternoon of May 26, 1919, in a field about thirty miles outside Riga, Latvia, a squad of nine German riflemen executed eighteen Latvian Bolsheviks. The prisoners were shot in groups of three, each victim receiving one bullet to the chest and two to the head before toppling backwards into a freshly dug grave. “It was German efficiency at its best,” wrote U.S. Army Captain Howell Foreman, an American relief worker who witnessed the execution.
Moscow could've pointed to credible reports that U.S. let ISIS fighters escape, instead it showed off a video game screengrab
Fascists and white supremacists descended on Warsaw Saturday to mark Poland’s independence day by chanting Neo-Nazi slogans. Police estimated some 60,000 people took part in the demonstration that included banners that read, “White Europe, Europe must be white” and, “Pray for an Islamic Holocaust.” Experts say the annual event marked one of the biggest far-right demonstrations in Europe over the past few years.
In an era when politicians and journalists of all political stripes fling around accusations of “fake news” at their rivals, it is especially important that major news providers adhere to their own codes of conduct regarding impartiality and accuracy.
As the U.S. military reviews the makeup of its nuclear arsenal, among the questions being asked is: Can two nuclear powers fight a conventional war without going nuclear?
Just last week, this scenario was among the mock battles when U.S. Strategic Command ran its annual Global Thunder nuclear wargame, Army Brig. Gen. Greg Bowen, the command’s deputy director of global operations, said Thursday at the Defense One Summit.
A new NASA study adds evidence that a geothermal heat source called a mantle plume lies deep below Antarctica's Marie Byrd Land, explaining some of the melting that creates lakes and rivers under the ice sheet. Although the heat source isn’t a new or increasing threat to the West Antarctic ice sheet, it may help explain why the ice sheet collapsed rapidly in an earlier era of rapid climate change, and why it is so unstable today.
Prince Turki bin Mohamed bin Fahd is reported to have fled Saudi Arabia and sought asylum in Iran, Riyadh's arch nemesis.
A Saudi prince is thought to have been killed in a firefight while resisting arrest as part of the kingdom's anti-corruption purge.
It comes just 24 hours after another of Riyadh's royals died in a helicopter crash along with government ministers.
A Saudi prince was killed when a helicopter with several officials on board crashed near the kingdom's southern border with war-torn Yemen, state television said.
News of the crash comes as Saudi Arabia pursues a sweeping purge of the kingdom's upper ranks, with dozens of princes, ministers and a billionaire tycoon arrested as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman cements his hold on power.
Some new Intel CPUs will include AMD Radeon graphics for the first time.
A dram of vintage Scotch bought by a Chinese millionaire in a Swiss hotel bar for £7,600 was a fake, laboratory tests have concluded.
The term 'national home' is no doubt an ambiguous one, however, it certainly did not mean a state
FROM 1880 TO 1887, MEMBERS of an unusual New York club met once a year for elaborate banquets of unusual water-dwelling creatures. “Ichthyophagous” means fish-eating, but the Ichthyophagous Club devoured all things aquatic, including dolphin, starfish, and manatee.
While the US constitution does uphold the right to bear arms, it doesn't uphold the right to bear roman candles.
Eight people were killed and almost a dozen injured when a 29-year-old man in a rented pickup truck drove down a busy bicycle path near the World Trade Center Tuesday in Manhattan, New York City.
He said the use of Iraqi forces in a political struggle is unconstitutional and a continuation of the same mentality and culture of genocide against the Kurds.
Barzani offered that Kurdistan sought dialogue and still favours dialogue, but “vain” authorities in Baghdad sought war, especially the Shiite militias, and the Peshmerga were forced to defend themselves.
This week the church announced it was pulling down a memorial to its one-time vestryman and the country’s first president, saying he and another famous parishioner, Robert E. Lee, have become too controversial and are chasing away would-be parishioners.
“The plaques in our sanctuary make some in our presence feel unsafe or unwelcome. Some visitors and guests who worship with us choose not to return because they receive an unintended message from the prominent presence of the plaques,” the church leaders said.
RT has released Twitter’s election advertising sales pitch, which shows the social media company vying for millions of dollars from the Russian state-funded news outlet in the run-up to the 2016 US presidential election.
Woolsey said many Eastern-bloc intelligence officials believed Russian leader Nikita Khrushchev became furious at Kennedy for making him "look bad" during the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis and ordered the murder.
Woolsey, CIA director from 1993-95, cited a trip to Mexico by Oswald where he is suspected to have met with a KGB operative in the months before the assassination.
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