Posts in: July, 2015

Lois Lane discovers Superman’s secret (again)

Lois Lane finally knows who’s behind Clark Kent’s glasses.

For over 75 years, Superman’s alter ego and his love interest have been on-again and off-again, but this week’s new issue, “Superman” No. 42, gives the relationship a whole new wrinkle.

The striking cover shows Lois ripping off Clark’s shirt to reveal the

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The Top 5 Centers of the 2014-2015 PBA Season

The PBA has long been dominated by guards. From 2006-2012, all but one season MVP were guards (James Yap – twice, Willie Miller, Jayjay Helterbrand, Jimmy Alapag, and Mark Caguioa). Kelly Williams was the only exception, bagging the season MVP in 2008. In the past three seasons, however, big men

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Are video games a sport?

They go by monikers like BoomBoom, xshockwave27x and ClydeBot. They calculate click speeds and work to build up their APM, or actions per minute. They don jerseys emblazoned with sponsorship logos while sitting in $400 top-of-the-line gaming chairs.

In a custom-built, tricked out room on the third floor of a downtown

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Cell phones and risk of brain tumors: What’s the real science?

The city of Berkeley, California, passed a law that goes into effect next month requiring cell phone stores to inform customers about safety recommendations. The move reopened a decades-old debate about whether mobile phones cause brain tumors.

The ordinance, called the Right to Know law, will start to require retailers to

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Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking warn over ‘killer robots’

A group of concerned scientists, researchers and academics, including Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking, have warned that a military artificial intelligence arms race could soon develop if preventative measures are not taken.

A global arms race is “virtually inevitable” if any major military power pushes ahead with AI weapons development, the

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Who must be killed to beat ISIS and al Qaeda?

  • 28th Jul 2015
  • News

Every other week, it seems, U.S. officials disclose that another “key” terror commander has been eliminated — in Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Afghanistan, etc.

The list this month includes Muhsin al Fadhli, leader of the Khorasan Group — an al Qaeda offshoot in Syria — and Abu Khalil al-Sudani, a senior figure

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Al-Shabaab: We did this bombing

  • 27th Jul 2015
  • News

A suicide attacker drove a vehicle loaded with explosives into the gate of the Jazeera Palace Hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia, on Sunday, killing at least 15 people, a police official said.

The Al-Shabaab terror group took responsibility for the attack, saying it was targeting Western diplomats. The luxury hotel houses the

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