Russia’s ambassador to Turkey was assassinated in public at a photo exhibit in Ankara by Steve LeVine

A gunman shouting “Don’t forget Aleppo! Don’t forget Syria!” shot and killed the Russian ambassador to Turkey today (Dec. 19) at a photo exhibit in the Turkish capital of Ankara. Continue reading

The first Oculus developer from the Middle East is inviting people to visit Mecca in VR by Selina Cheng

Over a million Muslims are expected to head to Mecca during Ramadan, which starts May 27,  to perform the Hajj pilgrimage. Non-Muslims—who are barred from the Continue reading

NASA won’t rush astronauts back to the moon to please Donald Trump by Tim Fernholz

In February, at the behest of the White House, NASA said it would consider adding two astronauts to the first integrated launch of its new Space Launch System rocket Continue reading

You can watch as these bitcoin wallets receive ransomware payments from the ongoing global cyberattack by Keith Collins

An ongoing ransomware attack that affected more than 45,000 systems on Friday Continue reading

A brash, legendary film producer’s secret to finding acclaimed movies: He reads—a lot by Ashley Rodriguez

Veteran US film producer Harvey Weinstein has a reputation in Hollywood for being brash, intimidating, and even a bullyContinue reading

Scientists have discovered how naked mole-rats can survive without oxygen for a really long time by Max Toomey

Naked mole-rats can survive without oxygen for up to 18 minutes.

Without it, the naked mole-rats switch their supply of energy from glucose sugars, which Continue reading

Panoramic view from Spis Castle, a Unesco World Heritage Site in Slovakia by aimeesteins

Panoramic view from Spis Castle, a Unesco World Heritage Site in Slovakia Continue reading

WhatsApp says its “security backdoor” is what makes encryption easy to use by Lynsey Chutel

On Jan. 13, The Guardian published a lengthy report alleging the presence of a “security backdoor” in messaging platform WhatsApp. According to story, a WhatsApp security flaw Continue reading