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The result was disturbing. On live national television, reporters sifted through the remains of the lives of Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik. They picked over children’s toys. The Best Energy Stories of the Week. The Syrian Kurds Are Winning!
There is a new Great Game unfolding in Central Asia, and it centers on the belt of mountainous land that stretches from southeast Turkey, across northern Syria and Iraq, and into northwestern Iran: the land of the Kurds, or Kurdistan. The region is home to not only 30 million or so ethnic Kurds, the largest ethnic group worldwide that lacks its own nation, but also rich reserves of oil and gas.
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Early this week the Austrian security company SEC Consult found that more than three million routers, modems, and other devices are vulnerable to being hijacked over the Internet. Instead of giving each device a unique encryption key to secure its communications, manufacturers including Cisco and General Electric had lazily used a much smaller number of security keys over and over again.
That security screwup was discovered with the help of Censys, a search engine aimed at helping security researchers find the Internet’s dirty little secrets by tracking all the devices hooked up to it. Launched in October by researchers at the University of Michigan, it is likely to produce many more hair-raising findings.
Google is providing infrastructure to power the search engine, which is free to use. Donald Trump’s Very Strange Brand of Narcissism. You may have noticed this before, but moderation has never exactly suited Donald Trump.
How Stoya took on James Deen and broke the porn industry's silence. Stoya says she couldn’t sleep.
After arriving in Serbia on 18 November to begin work on a film, she had been woken by nightmares. Just one paparazzo waited for the internationally recognisable porn performer and writer at the airport, and even he had slunk off when the production assistant sent to meet her had told him, after he asked if this was Stoya, that it was not. Stoya couldn’t sleep in the converted attic room with the stark white wood floors where she stayed after 12-hour days on set, making a narrative, non-porn film that would keep her offline and occupied. The 20 Most Instagrammed Places in the World. From New York City's Times Square to Berlin's East Side Gallery, Instagram users shed quite a wide light on the world's most popular photo ops.
Instagram has quickly become the new photo album for travelers, only better considering it comes complete with instantaneous jealous-likes from your friends who wish they were traveling the world. With 2015 coming to an end, Instagram took some time to reflect on the year's most Instagrammed cities and the most popular location in each city. While No. 1 is no real surprise (New York City, Times Square) the rest of the list spreads a more worldly light on the app's millions of users. Check out the top 20 cities below and see how many you've 'grammed in person (talk about a vacation itenarary!). Hnnnnngggggg. Denmark votes No on adopting EU rules. Image copyright AP Danes have rejected adopting EU rules on cross-border policing in a referendum that could have seen the country take closer ties with the bloc, according to final results.
Denmark's centre-right government had wanted to abandon some Danish opt-outs from EU home affairs legislation. But with all votes now counted, more than 53% said No to the proposals. The vote comes weeks after the Paris attacks and as Europe struggles to deal with record numbers of migrants. "It is a clear no," Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen said, adding he had "full respect" for the voters' decision. Profile: Denmark's anti-EU party The government, backed by the opposition, had campaigned for Yes, saying it would help Danish authorities in the wake of the Paris attacks. Analysis: Gavin Lee, BBC News Copenhagen. A Family Has Been Making These Amazingly Awkward Christmas Cards For 13 Years. Uruguay makes dramatic shift to nearly 95% electricity from clean energy.
As the world gathers in Paris for the daunting task of switching from fossil fuels to renewable energy, one small country on the other side of the Atlantic is making that transition look childishly simple and affordable.
In less than 10 years, Uruguay has slashed its carbon footprint without government subsidies or higher consumer costs, according to the country’s head of climate change policy, Ramón Méndez. In fact, he says that now that renewables provide 94.5% of the country’s electricity, prices are lower than in the past relative to inflation. There are also fewer power cuts because a diverse energy mix means greater resilience to droughts. 'Star Wars' Strikes Back: Inside the Biggest Movie of the Year. It is a bleak time for the Republic.
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Connecting with people in six steps. How well are you connected? Not necessarily to the rich and famous, but how well are we all connected to each other? One of the most famous claims is that anyone can reach anyone else through a chain of acquaintances no more than six people long. This idea, known as "six degrees of separation", is a measure of our social networks.
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