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ISIS’ latest executions show risk faced by caliphate’s secret resistance

The pair were executed after confessing they were “spying,” ISIS’ term for telling the world what goes on inside the caliphate. (Screengrab)

The two men killed in the latest execution video from ISIS likely were among a handful of activists… Continue reading

Ambitious new tech aims to revolutionize touchscreens

(GHOST)

The ambitious GHOST (Generic, Highly-Organic Shape-Changing Interfaces) research project is building technology that will let consumers use their fingertips to literally drag data out of touchscreen displays, bringing it into the 3D world.
GHOST is the brainchild of four… Continue reading

Lost boys: Moms of radicalized Western jihadists form support group

Boudreau hopes other mothers don’t go through what she did. (Courtesy: Boudreau family)

Islamic teaching states that “paradise lies at the feet of your mother,” and a group of Western moms who lost their sons first to radicalization and then… Continue reading

What makes me proud to be an American: Thoughts on the Fourth of July

Editor’s note: The following is the text of a speech delivered by Fox News co-host Dana Perino at the Fox News Proud American July Fourth celebration at Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.
My fellow… Continue reading

Democrat Jim Webb joins 2016 White House race

Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb is jumping into the race for president, becoming the latest Democrat to try for a primary upset over frontrunner Hillary Clinton.
In a message to supporters obtained by Fox News, and later posted on his… Continue reading

Pope Francis paints himself into partisan political corner

As luck would have it, I was about to jump into the pope’s new environmental encyclical when I stumbled on an old story out of Israel. It seems that ­archaeological researchers found plaque on the teeth of people who lived… Continue reading

BMW i8 powertrain voted 2015 International Engine of the Year

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The sophisticated plug-in hybrid powertrain of the ;BMW i8 sports car ;has been rated the top engine in this year’s ;International Engine of the Year Awards, the official award of British publication ;Engine Technology International. The i8’s powertrain consists… Continue reading

‘Wishful Thinking’: Obama’s ex-military intel chief blasts Iran talks in scathing testimony

A former top military intelligence official under President Obama on Wednesday blasted the administration’s pursuit of a nuclear deal with Iran, calling it a “placeholder” based on “wishful thinking.”
Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, former head of the Defense Intelligence… Continue reading

UK students develop a ‘facial recognition’ cane for the blind, visually impaired

File photo. (REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun)

Equipped with a new “smart” cane, Americans who have lost their sight will now again be able to immediately recognize their family and friends.
Students at Birmingham City University in England focused their talents on… Continue reading

Climate change brings needed rain to Africa

File photo – A Sahrawi man stands in the Sahara desert between Tindouf and Tifariti, (REUTERS/Juan Medina)

Climate change has been going on since the beginning of time, but has been the source of intense debate in recent years. In… Continue reading