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Research links civic engagement to resilience  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Flowers, home-cooked meals and time were among the items donated in the aftermath of the Christchurch terror attacks. A new study has found these simple acts of kindness not only benefited victims, but strengthened the well-being... more
Research links civic engagement to resilience  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Flowers, home-cooked meals, and time were among the items donated in the aftermath of the Christchurch terror attacks. A new University of Otago study has found these simple acts of kindness not only benefited victims, but... more
White House refuses to back NZ call to block extremist content  Sky News · 4 days
The White House has refused to back an international commitment to prevent the spread of terrorist and violent extremist content online. more
White House refuses to endorse the “Christchurch Call” to block extremist content online  TechCrunch · 4 days
The United States will not join other nations in endorsing the “Christchurch Call” — a global statement that commits governments and private... more
Microsoft, other tech giants form group to counter online extremist content  Windows Central · 4 days
In the wake of March's terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand, Microsoft is partnering up with other tech giants to counter extremist content online. What you... more
US says it will not join Christchurch Call against online terror  BBC · 4 days
The scheme aims to tackle terror content after the Christchurch attacks, but the US opts out. more
Google warns Titan Security Key has Bluetooth bug that leaves it vulnerable - CNET  CNET · 4 days
Hackers could exploit a flaw in how the company's security key pairs with a device over Bluetooth. Google is offering... more
Tech giants pledge to limit online terror content  BBC · 4 days
The pledge was made by executives at a Paris summit prompted by the New Zealand mosque attacks. more
Microsoft's Casual Games team on how it keeps classic Solitaire fresh  Windows Central · 4 days
Credit: MuseumOfPlay.org Exploring the future of casual-play games at Microsoft. Recently, Microsoft Solitaire was inducted into the Video Game Hall of Fame, in tribute to the... more
Facebook, Google, Twitter sign 'Christchurch Call' to cull terrorist content - CNET  CNET · 4 days
Spearheaded by the leaders of France and New Zealand, the Christchurch Call brings together tech companies and countries in the fight against terrorism. more
(Weak) Facebook Live restrictions introduced in response to New Zealand shooting video  9to5Google · 4 days
Facebook Live restrictions have been introduced in response to the New Zealand terrorist attack, when the gunman live-streamed footage of the shootings, making good... more
(Weak) Facebook Live restrictions introduced in response to New Zealand shooting video  9to5Mac · 4 days
Facebook Live restrictions have been introduced in response to the New Zealand terrorist attack, when the gunman live-streamed footage of the shootings, making good... more
Tech Giants, Governments Discuss Online Extremism at 'Christchurch Call'  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
The so-called "Christchurch call" reflects heightened global fears that Facebook, Google and Twitter have become conduits for terrorism. more
World leaders, tech bosses work on stemming online violence  ABC NEWS · 4 days
Several world leaders and tech bosses are meeting in Paris to find ways to stop acts of violent extremism from being shown online more
Facebook changes live-streaming rules after NZ terror attacks  Sky News · 4 days
Facebook has announced it is tightening rules around its live-streaming feature in the wake of the New Zealand terror attacks. more
Facebook tightens live-streaming rules after NZ terror attacks  Sky News · 4 days
Facebook has announced it is tightening rules around its live-streaming feature in the wake of the New Zealand terror attacks. more
Facebook imposes restrictions on live-streaming to prevent future abuse  THE VERGE · 4 days
On Tuesday, Facebook announced that it would start restricting who can live stream video on the platform following... more
Christchurch attacks: May to call for curbs on internet terror  BBC · 4 days
The PM says "we need to do more" to stop online extremism after the Christchurch mosque attacks. more
PM backs the 'Christchurch Call To Action' to tackle terror online  Sky News · 5 days
Theresa May is signing up to an international crackdown on online terror prompted by the mosque attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand, in March. more
15 People Were Brutally Murdered 5,000 Years Ago, But the Bodies Were Buried with Care  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
An extended family met a grim end when 15 of them were brutally murdered about 5,000 years ago... more
WhatsApp exploit allowed targeted surveillance of Android users  9to5Google · 5 days
A recent exploit discovered within WhatsApp messenger has found that hackers could install surveillance software remotely on devices running the... more
France, New Zealand to launch a call to end online extremism  ABC NEWS · 6 days
The leaders of France and New Zealand will make a joint push to eliminate acts of violent extremism from being shown online, in a meeting with... more
US, EU spar over sharing electronic evidence in investigations  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
In August 2016, the lifeless bodies of a young French man and woman were discovered on a beach in Madagascar, with murder suspected. more
HBO’s award-winning Big Little Lies is streaming free on YouTube all weekend  THE VERGE · 1 week
Weekends are made for spending time with family, taking in the great outdoors and, if you’re like me, spending time on the couch binging... more
Game of Thrones darkness enhanced the terror, production designer says - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Like the look of Westeros? Meet production designer Deborah Riley, who's in charge of its design. more
Car-Size 'Sea Monster' Terrorized Triassic Oceans  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
A crocodile-like beast the length of a Volkswagen Beetle terrorized prey in the late Triassic oceans about 210 million years ago, a new study finds. more
'Carrion' is a gore-spattered reverse horror game where YOU are the monster  Windows Central · 1 week
Carrion is an upcoming "reverse horror" game from the creators of Butcher, where you assume the role of a sentient pile of gore. "Butcher"... more
Twitter Suspended 166,153 Accounts for Terrorism Content in H2 2018  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Twitter is making headway in tackling online terrorism content on its platform as it suspended over 166,000 accounts in the second half of last year. more
Facebook 'auto-generated' extremist video  BBC · 1 week
A study found some content for terror groups was being generated by Facebook's own systems. more
'Stop and search' frequency reduced when law enforcement and academic research cooperate  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
It has been a busy few days in the fierce debate about addressing the knife crime problem in England and Wales. London Metropolitan Police... more
Apex Legends squad-based battle royale FPS coming to Android  9to5Google · 2 weeks
The battle royale genre has exploded since the release of PUBG, and the immensely popular Apex Legends looks... more
Genealogy site, DNA used to help solve decades-old murder  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Authorities determine murderer in Lake Tahoe cold case after forensic genealogists develop leads based on decades-old DNA evidence more
Developed countries benefit economically from counterterrorism efforts  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A new study in Oxford Economic Papers suggests that developed counties may see significant economic gains from their efforts to combat terrorist threats. Developing counties, in contrast, appear to suffer economically from counterterrorism threats. more
Newfound 'Mini T. Rex' Was a Tiny Terror at Just 3 Feet Tall  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
A previously unknown tyrannosaur terrorized prey about 92 million years ago, but unlike its relative — the mighty Tyrannosaurus rex — this... more
Google Spends Hundreds of Millions of Dollars on Content Review: Letter  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Google told a US House panel it spends hundreds of millions of dollars annually on content review and said it manually reviewed more than 1 million... more
Study highlights how little we know about women terrorists  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The first large-scale research project evaluating the characteristics of women involved in jihadism-inspired terrorism finds significant differences between men and women in both their backgrounds and their roles within terrorist... more
More than eight in 10 men in prison suffered childhood adversity – new report  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Male prisoners are much more likely than men in the wider population to have suffered childhood adversities such as child... more
A closer look at the 4 young suspects charged in terror plot  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
A closer look at the 4 young suspects charged in New York terror plot more
Twitter terror: Arrests prompt concern over online extremism  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Charges that three young men and a 16-year-old plotted to attack a Muslim settlement in upstate New York raise difficult questions about technology's role in exposing young people to ideology more
Role of dentists in identifying domestic violence victims  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix and Midwestern University have published an article to bring to light the important role dentists can play in identifying domestic violence victims. more
Army vet charged with injuring 8 people in intentional crash  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
An Army veteran with a history of post-traumatic stress disorder is facing charges of attempted murder after police say he deliberately plowed his car into people in Northern... more
Dentists can be the first line of defense against domestic violence  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
New findings indicate that oral biomarkers may help health providers identify victims of domestic violence. more
Ancient Greek Murder Victim Died with Weirdly Perfect Circle in Chest  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
About 2,000 years ago, a heavily muscled man was murdered on a Greek island. The killer drove a seven-pointed spear into the man's chest with such... more
Jacinda Ardern leads effort to curb online extremism  BBC · 4 weeks
New Zealand and France will host a summit aimed at curbing the use of social media to promote terrorism. more
New Zealand and France to call for an end to online terror  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and French President Emmanuel Macron will host a meeting in Paris next month seeking to eliminate acts of... more
1969 Moon Landing Heads Up ABC Documentary Series About That Memorable Year in the US  SPACE.COM · 4 weeks
A new documentary series about the tumultuous year 1969 shows how the first human moon landing fit into... more
Blocking social networks after terrorist attacks can do more harm than good  THE VERGE · 4 weeks
Imagine for a moment that you run a small country prone to outbreaks of sectarian violence. Terrorist attacks hit a series of churches and... more
Sri Lanka blocks social media following attacks  Sky News · 4 weeks
The Sri Lankan government has blocked social media in the country to "ease tensions" following Easter Sunday's deadly terror attacks. more
Quantum-material-based proton-irradiation-immune electronics for space travel  nanowerk · 4 weeks
Proton radiation damage is an important failure mechanism for electronic devices in near-Earth orbits and deep space. The future of space exploration depends crucially on the development of new electronic technologies that are immune to space... more
Game of Thrones, season 8: All the Westeros drama, in photos - CNET  CNET · 4 weeks
Joyous moments interspersed with complete bloody terror. Yep, that's how it goes in Westeros. more
Room temperature polariton lasing in quantum heterostructure nanocavities  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Ultralow-threshold coherent light emitters can be achieved through lasing from exciton-polariton condensates, but this generally requires sophisticated device structures and cryogenic temperatures. Polaritonic nanolasers operating at room temperature lie on the crucial... more
Game of Thrones season 8: All the Westeros drama, in pictures - CNET  CNET · 4 weeks
Joyous moments interspersed with complete bloody terror. Yep, that's how it goes in Westeros. more
Virtual reality project gauges citizens' faith in law enforcement in the face of gang violence
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HBO’s award-winning Big Little Lies is streaming free on YouTube all weekend
THE VERGE
The Latinx superhero film El Chicano is a long Latinos for Trump ad
THE VERGE
Apex Legends squad-based battle royale FPS coming to Android
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Hulu’s Veronica Mars has a new trailer and its first hints of plot
THE VERGE
Netflix’s horror series Chambers follows Get Out in exploring the terror of white people
THE VERGE
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