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‘Drone porn’ develops a cult following on the internet

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‘Drone porn’ develops a cult following on the internet

As unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have become increasingly central to America's wars, "drone porn" has taken the internet by storm with captivating aerial images of death and destruction. The Defense Department actually posts its drone attack footage on YouTube via public relations firm DVidsHub. Some of the videos have caught the attention of millions.

Posted: January 28, 2010 14:40   Comments: 6
Dubai’s 160-story ‘superscraper’ flies in face of debt crisis

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Dubai’s 160-story ‘superscraper’ flies in face of debt crisis

The world's tallest building opened for business Monday. Next to Dubai's business district stands the Burj Khalifa, whose 2,717 ft. spire reaches over 1,000 ft. higher than its closest competitor, Taipei 101. Read what bloggers around the world say about the $1.5 billion invested in the Burj Khalifa -- which opens at a time of deep economic and ecological uncertainty.

Posted: January 5, 2010 15:04   Comments: 1
Martial law in the Philippines sparks human rights debate

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Martial law in the Philippines sparks human rights debate

On December 4, President Arroyo imposed martial law in Maguindanao province of the southern Philippines, 10 days after a massacre that killed 57 -- 31 of whom were journalists. The Arroyo administration claims martial law will subdue violence by the Ampatuan warlord clan suspected of carrying out the attack. Read more from Filipino blogs and news sites.

Posted: December 10, 2009 16:08   Comments: 7
Iranians scour Internet for entertainment, evading censors

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Iranians scour Internet for entertainment, evading censors

Iranian students discuss how they bypass censorship and filters to find music and films, both online and in shops on the streets. They also explore the influence of Western culture and the backlash against it.

Posted: October 2, 2009 14:16   Comments: 1
Anne Frank gets her own YouTube channel

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Anne Frank gets her own YouTube channel

This week, the Anne Frank Museum officially launched its own channel on You Tube. The channel has begun showing the only known film footage of Anne Frank, taken during a neighbor's wedding in 1941 -- four years before her death in a German concentration camp.

Posted: October 2, 2009 08:13   Comments: 0
China blocks YouTube and calls violent Tibet video a fake

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China blocks YouTube and calls violent Tibet video a fake

China blocked the video-sharing network YouTube and the government denounced footage from a Tibetan exile group appearing to show security forces beating Tibetans in Lhasa last year.

Posted: March 25, 2009 15:57   Comments: 0
Government wages information war in Sri Lanka

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Government wages information war in Sri Lanka

A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about efforts of the Sri Lankan government to control the narrative of their battle with the Tamil Tigers, which was more deadly than the war in Afghanistan in 2008.

Posted: December 10, 2008 09:57   Comments: 2
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Connect to Worldfocus

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Posted: December 3, 2008 11:41   Comments Off on Connect to Worldfocus
Finnish shooting raises gun law questions

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Finnish shooting raises gun law questions

A school shooting in Finland renews questions about the country's gun policy.

Posted: September 23, 2008 17:02   Comments: 0

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