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U.S. Airdrops Arms and Ammo for Forces Fighting in Kobani

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U.S. forces delivered weapons, ammunition and medical supplies by aerial drop to fighters combatting Islamic State militants in the northern Syrian town of Kobani early Monday

The town, located just yards from the Turkish border, has been the scene of intense battle between Kurdish forces and ISIS militants, who attacked the area in late September.

Made up of 27 bundles, the airdrops included small arms, ammunition and…

New ‘Call of Duty’ Trailer Shows Futuristic Mayhem

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare may still have a three weeks left until its release, but publisher Activision is giving eager fans the high-octane launch trailer now.

The trailer shows bits of gameplay spliced in with lots of fast-paced action. It also includes shots of a motion-captured Kevin Spacey, the game’s main villain. Spacey plays Jonathan Irons, the head of military corporation Atlas, which has consolidated much of the world’s power in this bleak future setting

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Phonio Lets Celebrities Call Their Fans On The Phone, Raw And Unfiltered

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Gruveo Brings Anonymous Video Calls To The iPhone And iPad

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Hasan Minhaj and Trevor Noah to Join ‘The Daily Show’

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Jon Stewart’s news-comedy juggernaut just got a little bigger.

Comedy Central announced Friday that The Daily Show will be adding two fresh faces to its staff in upcoming months. Comedian, storyteller and writer Hasan Minhaj is to join the cast as a correspondent in November while acclaimed South African comic, Trevor Noah plans to begin as a contributor in December

Minhaj was showcased as a “New Face” at the…

Relive Every Game Boy Start Screen in Less Than Three Hours

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Considering the unhealthy number of hours kids of the 1980s and 1990s spent peering into those teensy-tiny Game Boy screens, it can’t hurt to do it for a few more hours, right?

The genius behind every Nintendo start screen in three hours brings us a compilation of every Game Boy start screen to have ever existed. The clip, which features all of your forgotten favorites, clocks in at 2:42:02

Anyone up for a little Robocop Vs. The Terminator?

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Latest Medical Breakthrough: A Lab-Grown Human Penis

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A government-funded lab in North Carolina had already grown tissue for 30 human organs, including kidneys, hearts, bladders, urethras and even vaginas. Now scientists have added another vital organ to the list: the penis.

The Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine in Winston-Salem has successfully engineered the first six lab-grown human penises, the scientists revealed over the weekend — and they’re just waiting for FDA approval to move forward with what they call “in-man”…

Ferguson Police’s ’5 Second Rule’ Is Unconstitutional, Court Finds

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Ferguson’s protesters no longer have to keep moving if told to do so by police.

A federal judge decided on Monday that this so-called “five-second rule” imposed by police on Ferguson’s protesters is unconstitutional.

The judge, Catherine D. Perry of the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, wrote in granting a preliminary injunction that “the practice of requiring peaceful demonstrators and others to walk,…

Joshua Wong: The People Have Tasted Freedom, Leung Must Resign

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HONG KONG — The young leader of the student activist group Scholarism, Joshua Wong, spoke to Mashable about the dramatic events that unfolded early Friday morning in Hong Kong and repeated his call for Leung Chun-ying’s resignation.

In the late hours of Thursday, Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying refused to resign from office, despite calls from pro-Democracy protesters that he step down.

As the crowd began to disperse from near…

Joshua Wong: The People Have Tasted Freedom, Leung Must Resign

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HONG KONG — The young leader of the student activist group Scholarism, Joshua Wong, spoke to Mashable about the dramatic events that unfolded early Friday morning in Hong Kong and repeated his call for Leung Chun-ying’s resignation.

In the late hours of Thursday, Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying refused to resign from office, despite calls from pro-Democracy protesters that he step down.

As the crowd began to disperse from near…