Over at Wired Danger Room, the contents of a newly-released Pentagon report detailing the origins of MK-ULTRA, the notorious CIA program that dosed thousands of unwitting participants with LSD and other drugs.
Two days ago, U.S. intelligence sources let it be known that that Afghanistan's government might fall in as soon as 90 days. Today the Taliban are already reportedly nearing the outskirts of Kabul, advancing to Maidan Shar, 25 miles from the capital. US troops now in Kabul will be able to airlift thousands of people… READ THE REST
The Taliban is retaking Afghanistan faster than expected. Yesterday's fall of Kandahar means Kabul, the capital, is the only major city held by the government. The U.S. and Britain are expected to abandon their embassies presently; the U.S. is reportedly attempting to bribe the Taliban with promises of foreign aid. The cost of the 20-year… READ THE REST
In 1913, Albert Marr found an orphaned baboon on his family form near Pretoria, South Africa. Marr named his new friend "Jackie" and the two became inseparable. When Marr joined the 3rd South African Infantry Regiment at the start of World War I, he naturally brought Jackie with him. From Mysterious Universe: [Jackie] started his… READ THE REST
From tasks as simple as checking the weather to scrolling through Facebook with your morning coffee, iPads have become an integral part of our day-to-day. While you can do a lot of your phones these days, there's just something to be said about having a larger, portable screen in your hands, making you more mobile… READ THE REST
Whether you're looking to start a new career or build a new skill for your personal use, you should always be pushing your mind to learn something new. Luckily, the internet can be your best friend when it comes to self-education. With access to just about everything we could ever want to learn through a… READ THE REST
Drones are some of the coolest toys out there today. They let you capture breathtaking photos and videos while being useful for activities like making deliveries (though watch out for ornery locals!). If you want to get into flying drones, or just want to upgrade the one you have now, check out this Black GPS… READ THE REST