- Thu, 05 Dec 2013 14:30:00 +0000: The Essential Ornaments for Any Self-Respecting Nerd's Tree - Wired Top Stories
Getting ready to trim your tree? Check out our favorite ornaments, from Weeping Angel tree toppers to comics origami.
- Thu, 05 Dec 2013 14:30:00 +0000: These Folks Beat the Hell Out of Some of the World's Priciest Cars - Wired Top Stories
What's better than having unlimited access to dozens of supercars? Making beautiful videos of you hooning the living hell out of them.
- Thu, 05 Dec 2013 14:30:00 +0000: Look at These Amazing Exploded Views of Classic Sports Cars - Wired Top Stories
These exploding cars aren't the products of a high-speed chase gone awry; rather,they're the results of a tediously orchestrated fake explosion.
- Thu, 05 Dec 2013 14:30:00 +0000: Angry Nerd:</em> Here's How Ben Affleck Might Actually Pull Off His Batman Role - Wired Top Stories
Has everyone finished panicking about Ben Affleck being cast as Batman in the upcoming Man of Steel sequel? Because the Angry Nerd thinks you should chill ? Affleck could totally pull this off.
- Thu, 05 Dec 2013 14:30:00 +0000: New Site Tracks the Cracks in Oracle's Empire - Wired Top Stories
Oracle is one of the most successful companies in the history of tech. But like any tech giant, it can be overturned.
- Thu, 05 Dec 2013 17:32:37 +0000: 'Gruesome reality of prisons exposed' - CNN.com - Top Stories
While publicly denying their existence, Pyongyang shows no signs of scaling back its labor camps, with inmates facing torture, starvation and even death, Amnesty International says.
- Thu, 05 Dec 2013 17:15:15 +0000: Iran tops Kerry's Mideast agenda - CNN.com - Top Stories
Talk of Iran's nuclear program took center stage Thursday in discussions between U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The inescapable topic of peace between Israel and its Palestinian rivals was also on the agenda.
- Thu, 05 Dec 2013 17:11:29 +0000: Gunmen kill U.S. teacher in Libya - CNN.com - Top Stories
A U.S. citizen has been shot and killed in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, a U.S. State Department official confirmed to CNN Thursday.
- Thu, 05 Dec 2013 17:07:57 +0000: U.N. vote gives CAR 'reasons to hope for a new dawn' - CNN.com - Top Stories
The Security Council approves the deployment of African and French forces to the Central African Republic as violence escalates.
- Thu, 05 Dec 2013 16:58:09 +0000: 'Water whisperer' saving world's oceans - CNN.com - Top Stories
When Enric Sala enters the water, marine life flocks to him.
- Thu, 05 Dec 2013 17:39:12 +0000: Nigella Lawson: I'm Not Proud Of Drug Use - The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News
The TV cook alleges Charles Saatchi's claim he was checking for cocaine when he was pictured holding her throat was "made up".
- Thu, 05 Dec 2013 17:24:17 +0000: Woolwich Killing: 'He Was First Soldier We Saw' - The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News
Michael Adebolajo told police that Lee Rigby was a "fair target" but not the victim of a "personal vendetta", a court hears.
- Thu, 05 Dec 2013 15:54:06 +0000: Autumn Statement: 'The Plan Is Working' - The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News
The Chancellor says "the hard work is paying off" but some "difficult decisions" lay ahead as he delivers the Autumn Statement.
- Thu, 05 Dec 2013 15:54:04 +0000: Weather: Two Dead And Thousands Evacuated - The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News
As 100mph winds lash Britain, fears of devastating tidal surges see 10,000 families in coastal areas urged to leave their homes.
- Thu, 05 Dec 2013 14:03:08 +0000: Autumn Statement: The Key Points At A Glance - The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News
The main Autumn Statement announcements as they were outlined in the Commons by the Chancellor George Osborne.
- Thu, 05 Dec 2013 17:39:00 +0000: UN passes resolution on CAR military action - AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (AJE)
Security Council passes French-sponsored resolution amid reports that 100 people have been killed in renewed violence.
- Thu, 05 Dec 2013 17:34:53 +0000: Swiss: French Arafat conclusion 'debatable' - AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (AJE)
Scientists from Lausanne University say radon cannot be an explanation for elevated polonium levels in Arafat's remains.
- Thu, 05 Dec 2013 15:55:06 +0000: Bitcoin value dives after China banks ban - AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (AJE)
China has become the biggest Bitcoin market in recent months as buyers seek to profit from speculating in the currency.
- Thu, 05 Dec 2013 15:28:30 +0000: US teacher gunned down in Benghazi - AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (AJE)
Shooting comes 15 months after an attack on US consulate that killed the ambassador to Libya and three others.
- Thu, 05 Dec 2013 14:39:43 +0000: Israeli-Palestinian talks making 'progress' - AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (AJE)
US Secretary of State Kerry says he presented Israel with ideas on improving security as part of the peace talks.
- Thu, 05 Dec 2013 17:33:26 +0000: U.S. charges 49 Russian diplomats with healthcare fraud - Newsvine - Top News
U.S. prosecutors have charged 49 current and former Russian diplomats and their family members with participating in a scheme to get health benefits intended for the poor by lying about their income. According to the charges, filed in November and unsealed on Thursday, the …
- Thu, 05 Dec 2013 17:21:30 +0000: What Headlines Would Look Like If We Lived in a Mathematically Literate World | Ben Orlin - Newsvine - Top News
Summary: Here we look at what headlines would look like if those with mathematically analytical minds wrote them. Math geeks and laugh seekers alike will enjoy.
- Thu, 05 Dec 2013 17:09:06 +0000: Vikings break ground on new stadium | West Central Tribune - Newsvine - Top News
I seeded this simply for the photo that accompanies the article. The photo portrays exactly how our Governor and the owner of the Vikes most likely feel about the crappy deal that Minnesota tax payers got on this boondoggle of a stadium. Thanks for nothing Governor dayton.
- Thu, 05 Dec 2013 17:03:03 +0000: Healthcare Expert: Obama "Ignoring Laws" Could Lead To Overthrow Of U.S. Government - Newsvine - Top News
MICHAEL CANNON, CATO INSTITUTE: "There is one last thing to which the people can resort if the government does not respect the restraints the Constitution places on the government. Abraham Lincoln talked about our right to alter our government, or our revolutionary right to overt …
- Thu, 05 Dec 2013 16:36:38 +0000: The Homeschool Apostates - Newsvine - Top News
At 10 P.M. on a Sunday night in May, Lauren and John,* a young couple in the Washington, D.C., area, started an emergency 14-hour drive to the state where Lauren grew up in a strict fundamentalist household. Earlier that day, Lauren’s younger sister, Jennifer, who had rec …