Bajaur’s heroes die fighting for Pakistan

To the rest of the world, they were just four names, but Bajaur will pay a heavy price for them. The deaths of the four Maliks and a lashkar chief in the blast that occurred this week in the area was the death of Fata’s voice against terrorists. For the good of their youth, their tribes and . . . → Read More: Bajaur’s heroes die fighting for Pakistan

The Royal i-Wedding

For any of you caught up in the frenzy over the royal wedding between England’s Prince William and Kate Middleton, we’ve collected a comprehensive list of where to watch the festivities online, where to find photos, dedicated mobile apps, Twitter accounts following the Royal Wedding and more.

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Baldia Town raid – 300 suspected criminals arrested

KARACHI: Rangers have detained 300 suspected criminals from Baldia Town, Friday on reports that they are responsible for criminal activities in Karachi.

Heavy contingents of Rangers combed the city and searched houses in different areas.

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Was iPad Invented in 1994???

It’s not often (well, ever) that I consider the possibility someone might be from the future, but maybe Roger Fidler was. In 2007 the Paleofuture blog pointed to the video below, where Fidler and his team at Knight-Ridder describe an electronic newspaper running on what might as well be an iPad… except that the video was made . . . → Read More: Was iPad Invented in 1994???

New Ubuntu 11.04 ‘Natty Narwhal’ Released

It’s April, the fourth month of the year, and that means it’s time for a new Ubuntu release. (This also true of the tenth month of the year — those Canonical folks like to keep busy.) Ubuntu 11.04, or Natty Narwhal as the kids are calling it, is here and packing some significant changes from earlier . . . → Read More: New Ubuntu 11.04 ‘Natty Narwhal’ Released

“The Bully Project”: why we need this film

A new movie shows a darker side to bullying, but can it get us to stop watching viral videos of kids getting beat? “The Bully Project” is a great concept in the making, but much like some of the complaints people have brought up against Barack Obama’s birth certificate, I have to wonder, “Why now? . . . → Read More: “The Bully Project”: why we need this film

What is Obama’s Nationality?

You thought Obama’s long-form would put this to rest? More than half of Republicans still aren’t persuaded

An alarming poll from CBS News and the New York Times last week found that nearly 70 percent of Republicans either believed President Obama wasn’t born on American soil or weren’t sure.

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A New Discovery of Old & Hidden Mayan City

Thanks to 3D mapping, archaeologists have found the ancient Mayan city of Holtun, or Head of Stone. It’s been long known that something was there but because of centuries of jungle covering the area, it was nearly impossible to know exactly what it was. The 3D topographical map effectively ‘erased’ the rain forest growth and revealed . . . → Read More: A New Discovery of Old & Hidden Mayan City

Machines Running Chrome OS Seen!

Plowing through bug reports is a reliable way to dig up juicy morsels of info, and thanks to that timeless tactic we’ve got some specs on a pair of unannounced Chrome OS devices. First up is a netbook from Acer codenamed ZGB which, according to a recently filed report, will have a 1366 x 768 panel, presumably . . . → Read More: Machines Running Chrome OS Seen!

Karachi Target Killings, four arrested

Police parties in separate raids arrested four suspects for their alleged involvement in the acts of targeted killings and seized arms recovered from their possession, Geo News reported Wednesday.

According to police sources, police of Liaquatabad super market police in a raid station arrested two accused identified as Junaid alias Kala and Irfan alias Afoo. . . . → Read More: Karachi Target Killings, four arrested