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Pakistan Blocks 20,000 Websites in Massive Censorship Move

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Pakistan Blocks 20,000 Websites in Massive Censorship Move

Pakistani officials have blocked 20,000 websites, including YouTube, for hosting “objectionable” material, including footage from the anti-Islam film Innocence of Muslims, a government worker told the Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI) on Monday. The decision came after Google denied a Pakistani appeal to block the film from YouTube, the video-sharing site it owns, something the massive company […]

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‘Beyond Right and Wrong’ Shows Forgiveness in the Face of Tragedy

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'Beyond Right and Wrong' Shows Forgiveness in the Face of Tragedy

Panelists discuss the new film ‘Beyond Right and Wrong: Stories of Justice and Forgiveness’ at the Social Good Summit on Sept. 21, 2014 Image: Mashable, Casey Kelbaugh When Richard Moore was 10 years old, he was shot in the face and blinded by a British soldier. Faced with his shooter more than 30 years later, […]

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Peaches Geldof’s Death Linked to Heroin

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Peaches Geldof's Death Linked to Heroin

Peaches Geldof is photographed at the 62nd Cannes International film festival, in Antibes, southern France. Image: Matt Sayles, File/Associated Press The death of British model and television personality Peaches Geldof was likely linked to heroin, authorities said Thursday, citing the toxicology report. Geldof’s husband, Thomas Cohen, found the 25-year-old slumped across the bed in their […]

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Putin to Cabinet ministers: No holiday for you

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Putin to Cabinet ministers: No holiday for you

Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in Moscow on Thursday. Image: RIA-Novosti, Alexander Astafyev, Government Press Service/Associated Press MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin has scrapped New Year’s holidays for government ministers because of the unfolding economic crisis. Russian company employees throughout the country are entitled to holiday from Jan. 1 […]

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Top 10 Tech This Week

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Top 10 Tech This Week

Top 10 Tech is presented by Chivas. Access a world of exclusive insider benefits – private tastings, special events and the chance to win a trip for you and three friends to the Cannes Film Festival. Join the Brotherhood. Top 10 Tech This Week (9/23/2012) 1. The Popinator Here’s what the popcorn packagers at Popcorn […]

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Watch the Presidential Foreign Policy Debate Live Stream

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Watch the Presidential Foreign Policy Debate Live Stream

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney’s third and final debate at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Fla. is slated for Monday at 9 p.m. ET. Mashable readers can watch the presidential debate live stream right here, along with a live blog featuring a panel of foreign policy experts and Mashable staff. Monday’s presidential debate […]

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This Photographer Traveled To 37 Countries To Prove That Female Beauty Is Everywhere

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This Photographer Traveled To 37 Countries To Prove That Female Beauty Is Everywhere

The photo project “Atlas of Beauty” took photographer Mihaela Noroc to 37 countries, where she saw endless versions of beauty over 15 months. 1. Two years ago Romania-based photographer Mihaela Noroc decided she needed a change in her life. View this image › Mihaela Noroc / Via theatlasofbeauty.com Havana, Cuba 2. “I had jobs that […]

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Snowden Stole Secret NSA Documents With a Flash Drive

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Snowden Stole Secret NSA Documents With a Flash Drive

How did whistleblower Edward Snowden steal all those top secret documents from a secure National Security Agency facility in Hawaii? Simple: with a good old-fashioned flash drive. That’s allegedly how Snowden, who was working at the facility as a contractor for Booz Allen Hamilton, smuggled the documents he then leaked to The Guardian and The […]

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