Islamic militants seize two key military bases in Syria

A group of Islamic militants with links to al-Qaeda have managed to deal a major blow to the al-Assad regime in Syria after they seized two important military bases within a few hours of each other on

Police have cleared out one of Hong Kong’s last protest sites

A few days have passed since police in Hong Kong cleared the streets around the city’s government headquarters of nearly all pro-democracy protesters. Since then, the movement has quickly began to fizzle away, so much so that

Funny and Shocking Poster Pops Up in Front of New Scotland Yard

It might not be the most sensitive advertisement. It’s not really that funny at all. What makes it so perfect is that they were able to place it in front of the metro police department, better known

How do the Ferguson, Missouri Riots Affect the Bottom Line?

Everyone is very familiar with the rioting that is ongoing in Ferguson, MO and other cities around the world, but Ferguson is obviously being hit the hardest. With the burning and destroying of businesses, property, vehicles and

The father of video game consoles has died at 92

Ralph Baer, a German immigrant to the United States and inventor that was widely considered to be “the father of video games,” has passed away at the ripe age of 92, according to a report from Gamasutra.

Chlorine gas “attack” forces evacuation of thousands of furries

A hotel in Chicago that was serving as the venue for Midwest Furfest, a convention for furries, was with a chlorine gas leak that left 19 of the guests in the hospital. Several thousand people were evacuated

Police in Germany are testing a crime-prediction system

The spirit of Minority Report is alive and well inside the police of Berlin, who recently announced that they’re considering deploying advanced software that’s able to predict crime, according to the Daily Mail. The police have even

Used Cars: What to Look For

Caveat Emptor: Let the buyer beware. When buying a vehicle that is used, but new to you, this phrase is surely something to keep in mind. There are so many things to check out that the process

Alabama names anti-discrimination bill for gays after Tim Cook

Patricia Todd, the only openly gay state representative in Alabama, has decided to name her anti-discrimination bill after Apple CEO Tim Cook, an Alabama native that came out as gay back in October. NDTV that Apple was

China promises to stop harvesting organs from executed prisoners

China’s organ donation committee has announced that the country will begin the process of ending its exceptionally controversial program of harvesting organs from executed prisoners for transplants starting in 2015, according to the National Post, a move