crime
Danish Police Find Yet More Gruesome Evidence Implicating Submarine Designer in Kim Wall’s Death

Divers with Danish police have located “the decapitated head, legs and clothes” of Kim Wall, the Swedish journalist who disappeared during a ride on Copenhagen Suborbitals co-founder Peter Madsen’s DIY UC3 Nautilus submarine, the Associated Press reported. Read More >>

technology
GoPro Is Upgrading the Brains of Its Best Camera for Easier Shooting

You know the old adage, “it’s what’s on the inside that counts.” That’s just what GoPro is banking on with its new flagship camera, the £499 Hero6. Physically, it looks identical to last year’s Hero5 Black, and that’s not a bad thing. Under the hood, though, there’s a hell of a lot more power. Read More >>

news
EU Issues Strongest Warning Yet Demanding Tech Companies Crack Down on Illegal Content

The European Union is still not satisfied with how leading tech companies are handling the removal of illegal content online. On Thursday, it released a new set of guidelines for Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Microsoft, giving them just months to shape up—or face unspecified future regulation. Read More >>

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The Cleanup at Japan’s Fukushima Nuclear Plant Has Been Delayed Yet Again

With the backing of Japan’s government, Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (TEPCO) has decided to revise its plan to remove highly radioactive spent fuel from the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant. It’s the fourth re-think made by the utility since the plant suffered a meltdown following the 2011 earthquake and tsunami—and yet another delay to a plan that’s expected to take anywhere from 30 to 40 years. Read More >>

north korea
North Korea Says That Trump’s UN Speech Was a Declaration of War

North Korea’s foreign minister Ri Yong Ho just had a rare press conference outside the United Nations in New York. And it’s not great. The diplomat declared that the US has declared war on North Korea. And he stressed that he hopes the world remembers that it was the US who declared war first in the future. Read More >>

guides
Why RSS Feeds Still Beat Facebook and Twitter for Tracking News

You’d be forgiven for thinking RSS died off with the passing of Google Reader, but our old friend Really Simple Syndication (or Rich Site Summary) still has a role to play on the web of 2017. It’s faster, more efficient, and you won’t have to worry as much about accidentally leaking your news reading habit to all your Facebook friends. Whether you’ve never heard of it before or you’ve abandoned it for pastures new, here’s why you should be using RSS for your news instead of social media. Read More >>

news
The Case of a Brain-Damaging ‘Sonic Weapon’ in Cuba Is Only Getting Stranger and Scarier

The baffling story of US diplomats in Cuba suffering hearing loss and brain damage in some sort of covert “health attack” just gets stranger and more terrifying with every new report. The Associated Press has learned that victims’ recollections and symptoms are even more varied and serious than we previously knew. Read More >>

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Martin Skhreli Gets Himself Thrown in Prison Ahead of Schedule

Martin Shkreli, the cancer drug price-jacking pharmaceutical executive and convicted securities fraudster for whom the moniker “Pharma Bro” is among his politer nicknames, will be behind bars a little earlier than anticipated. Read More >>

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NASA Satellite Images Show How Hurricane Irma Devastated the Caribbean

Before now-Tropical Storm Irma made landfall in the Florida Keys, killing at least nine and doing untold damage, then-Hurricane Irma barreled through the Caribbean, killing dozens and flattening entire islands. Read More >>

comics
Len Wein, Co-Creator of Wolverine and Editor of Watchmen, Dies at 69

Len Wein, the comic book writer and editor who co-created DC’s Swamp Thing and edited Watchmen, has passed away. Read More >>

news
France Wants to Ban All Fossil Fuel Production By 2040

In what would be a world first, the government of President Emmanuel Macron wants to phase out all oil and gas exploration and production in France and its overseas territories by 2040. Sounds dramatic, but the EU nation has very little to lose as it sets its sights on a greener future. Read More >>

star wars
Colin Trevorrow Is No Longer Directing Star Wars Episode IX

Lucasfilm just announced that Colin Trevorrow is no longer directing Star Wars: Episode IX. Read More >>

news
Hurricane Harvey Causes Nightmare Flooding in Texas

On Saturday, the devastating Hurricane Harvey made landfall in southeastern Texas. Although the worst of the storm itself has passed, historic flooding continues to wrack the city of Houston and surrounding areas. Read More >>

london
Grenfell Survivors are Being Forced to Compete for New Homes

Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday that the tenants management organisation responsible for the Grenfell Estate, where a violent tower fire killed at least 80 people in June, will be stripped of their responsibilities. Why? Turns out they have done a terrible job managing the aftermath of that disaster. In fact, it sounds like the past two months have been an absolute nightmare for the survivors of the Grenfell Tower. Read More >>