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Facebook invents ‘flick,’ a new unit of time to measure digital audio & video

Facebook invents ‘flick,’ a new unit of time to measure digital audio & video

Facebook has created its own unit of time called the “flick,” aimed at helping those who work in the digital audio and video fields to divide frames in an easier manner. Read Full Article at RT.com Source: New feed

Dozens killed & injured in twin bomb attack in Libya’s Benghazi (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

Dozens killed & injured in twin bomb attack in Libya’s Benghazi (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

At least 33 people have been killed and scores more wounded in a double car bomb attack in Benghazi, Libya. No group has yet claimed responsibility for the atrocities. Read Full Article at RT.com Source: New feed

US chemical blame-game: Well-timed PR stunt or trick to justify military presence in Syria?

US chemical blame-game: Well-timed PR stunt or trick to justify military presence in Syria?

By boldly blaming Russia for all the chemical weaponry-related incidents in Syria, the US may be seeking to ramp up tensions and jeopardize the peace process in the country, while diverting attention from its own destructive role. Read Full Article at RT.com Source: New feed

Toxic oil slick trebles in size as Chinese robots find gaping hole in sunken Iranian tanker

Toxic oil slick trebles in size as Chinese robots find gaping hole in sunken Iranian tanker

China’s undersea robots found a gaping hole in the hull of the Iranian tanker that sunk carrying one million barrels of oil that is highly toxic to marine life. Read Full Article at RT.com Source: New feed

North Korea reschedules army anniversary, may hold parade on Winter Olympics eve

North Korea reschedules army anniversary, may hold parade on Winter Olympics eve

North Korea will mark the founding anniversary of its army the day before the Winter Olympic Games open in South Korea in a muscle flexing move that may put a damper on Seoul’s hopes for a “peaceful” event. Read Full Article at RT.com Source: New feed

Tsunami Warnings Lifted In Alaska, British Columbia, US West Coast

A 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit off Alaska’s Kodiak Island early on Tuesday, triggering a tsunami warning for a large area of Alaska’s coast and Canada’s British Columbia, with watches for the US West Coast and Hawaii. Officials at the National Tsunami Center have now canceled the warning after a few hours, when there appeared to […]

Scientists Identify Centipedes’ Deadly Weapon

Researchers have identified the lethal toxin that centipedes use to disable, kill and eat prey that are much larger than them. When centipedes bite, they excrete venom that causes swelling and pain. For smaller mammals like mice, one bite can be deadly. Centipedes are one of the few predators that eat animals larger than them, […]

Baby Delivered Aboard An Air France Flight

An expectant mother who suddenly went into labor while on a flight found her baby safely delivered thanks to fellow passengers who turned out to be doctors. Toyin Ogundipe was on a December 17 flight on Air France when midway through, she started feeling contractions, PEOPLE reports. Two flight attendants were on hand and the […]

Mahmoud Abbas’s Strategy of Patience

When I first met Yasser Arafat in besieged Beirut, in the summer of 1982, Abu Mazen was not present. But when I met him again in Tunis, a few months later, he asked me to meet Abu Mazen, too. Abu Mazen, it transpired, was the Fatah leader in charge of Israeli matters. My first impression […]

It’s Time to Call Economic Sanctions What They Are: War Crimes

The first pathetic pieces of wreckage from North Korean fishing boats known as “ghost ships” to be found this year are washing up on the coast of northern Japan. These are the storm-battered remains of fragile wooden boats with unreliable engines in which North Korean fishermen go far out to sea in the middle of […]

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