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  • 'F**k off': Twitter roasts Vanity Fair for 'sexist' video suggesting Hillary Clinton take up knitting

    December 28, 2017 11:06 AM 17

    Twitter was not amused with Vanity Fair's video and immediately slammed it as tone-deaf and "extremely sexist". Vanity Fair has triggered fierce outrage over a video suggesting Hillary Clinton take up knitting in 2018 as one of her resolutions for the new year. The video is part of a series published by Vanity Fair's The Hive that offered six New Year's

  • Julian Assange's Twitter account goes mysteriously offline on Christmas and no one knows why

    December 25, 2017 8:01 AM 16

    The WikiLeaks Twitter account is yet to comment on the matter. In a mysterious turn of events, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's Twitter account has suddenly gone offline. Although it appears to have been just a couple of hours since the account went down, speculation about the account's mysterious disappearance are already doing the rounds on Twitter

  • Amazon Prime streams Japanese porn films featuring women being groped without consent

    December 18, 2017 1:50 PM 16

    There are four different movies in the series. Amazon Prime subscribers have stumbled across a Japanese movie series that features women on public transport being groped against their will. IB Times UK has reached out to Amazon UK and asked if the program had slipped through censoring cracks, or if it has been cleared to be there. User reviews described

  • Kremlin exposed: Russia 'used Twitter to spread fear' in wake of UK terror attacks

    December 18, 2017 1:04 PM 19

    An armed police officer patrols by a security cordon set up along Whitehall by the Houses of Parliament, London. A report released Monday (18 December) from the Cardiff University Crime and Security Research Institute (CSRI) revealed the posts were part of a "systematic" campaign directed at the UK. It said the level of influence some accounts had was "more

  • Phone Battery SHOCK: iPhone 8, Samsung S8 and more Smartphones handed GREAT NEWS by O2

    December 17, 2017 7:00 AM 28

    02 has conducted some pretty interesting research regarding Britons' relationship with their smartphone battery life. According to 02, half (50%) of Brits are suffering from mobile phone battery anxiety, with a quarter (23%) feeling the worry about their battery life draining on a daily basis. Amazingly, Brits that fear being caught out with a flat battery

  • People obsessed with taking selfies may have genuine condition, experts say

    December 15, 2017 7:07 AM 13

    The term was first coined in a spoof news article in 2014 which suggested the American Psychiatric Association was considering classifying selfitis as a disorder. Researchers have now looked into the phenomenon and say their study "validates its existence". They examined 400 people from India - the country with the most Facebook users - and produced

  • House of God hacked: Online scammer robs Derry church of £86,000

    December 15, 2017 6:29 AM 15

    The hacker told the priest that the church computer had to be accessed remotely to fix an internet problem. An internet hacker may have just bought himself an express pass to hell for raiding the coffers of a church in Northern Ireland. According to The Irish Post, a church in Banagher in County Londonderry, fell prey to an online scam and its bank account

  • Apollo 17 astronauts took the most epic road trip ever … on the Moon

    December 13, 2017 3:30 AM 19

    The three Moon Buggies are still parked on the lunar surface and will stay there forever. Astronauts of the Apollo 17 mission made the most epic road trip of all time – on the Moon – in 1972. Astronauts Gene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt covered a distance of just over 35km on the lunar surface on an all-electric Lunar Rover, or moon buggy, as it was called

  • Even his dad thought it was impossible: Four-year-old Chicago boy reads 100 books in one day

    December 11, 2017 5:20 PM 14

    "I want to be a basketball player, then an astronaut, then a ninja turtle." A four-year-old boy from Chicago has managed to read 100 books in just one day, while his parents streamed the feat on Facebook Live. Caleb Green tackled the mountain of books on 10 December, and every time he cracked 10 books he would do a little dance for the camera. Thousands

  • SpaceX will launch a reused rocket and Dragon capsule for the first time in historic ISS mission

    December 9, 2017 4:42 AM 17

    SpaceX will attempt to launch both a previously used orbital rocket and a spacecraft for the first time in a historic resupply mission to the International Space Station next week. CEO Elon Musk announced the news in a post on Instagram and shared photos of the missions in which the Falcon 9 and Dragon capsule were last flown. The CRS-13 resupply mission