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March 24, 2015

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Germanwings Airbus A320 Plane Crashes in French Alps, All 148 People on Board Feared Dead -

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Jewish and Islamic Schools Given Millions of Dollars of Security in Australia Amidst Terrorist Fear -

Monday, March 2, 2015

New Australian IVAN MILAT Series Irritates Thousands Convinced We Should “Forget All About Him” -

Friday, February 27, 2015

The Flaws of Western Feminism, Oppression and That Old Equal Pay Debate -

Monday, February 23, 2015

Australia Resorts to Guilt and Threats Against Indonesia, Attempting to Spare Bali Nine Members From Execution. -

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Australian Mandatory Government Data Retention Con Will Cost $400m for Your “Freedom” and “Safety” -

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Everything Is Offensive. Everything Is Sexist, Racist and Derogatory. -

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Ross Ulbricht Convicted for Black Market Site SILK ROAD -

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Qatar Airways Buys Stake of British Airways and Iberia Parent Company -

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Delta and Southwest Planes Landed After Twitter Prankster Claims to Have Smuggled Bombs. -

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Why Does Depicting Prophet Muhammad Annoy Some of the Muslims? -

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Gamblers, Transgenders, Voyeurs and People With Fetishes May Be Unable to Hold Driver’s Licence in Russia in Effort to Crack Down on Road Accidents. -

Friday, January 9, 2015

[COMPLETE COVERAGE] Airbus A320 AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Goes Missing. -

Sunday, December 28, 2014

MMXIV: The Year in Review -

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Protests in Missouri After Teenage Black Man Shot Dead by Police -

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Sydney Hostage Crisis Ends: The Event That Was a Convenience to the Australian Government? -

Monday, December 15, 2014

(UPDATED) Sydney City in Lockdown After Man Takes 13 Hostages in Cafe -

Monday, December 15, 2014

“MH17 Shot Down by Ukraine, Mistaken for Putin’s Plane” -

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The Pirate Bay Raided in Stockholm -

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Australian Retailers Pull GTA v From Shelves Thanks to Females Warning “It Promotes Sexual Violence” -

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Germanwings Airbus A320 Plane Crashes in French Alps, All 148 People on Board Feared Dead

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144 passengers and six crew are presumed dead after an Airbus A320 crashed in a remote region of the French Alps en route from Spain to Germany. Flight 4U 9525 disappeared from radar in the Alpes de Hautes Provence after apparently sending a distress signal at 10.47am local time (9.47am GMT). Hey there, We appreciate and respect your freedom to block ads on the web, but could we kindly ask you add an exception for WordMean? Not only is the website non-intrusive when it comes to advertisements, it’s often slowed down by adblock software. Thanks   Debris from the jet,…

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South Africa Announces First Successful Penis Transplant

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A South African university has announced that the first penis transplant has been successful with the receiver able to have full use of his new sexual organ. In December 2014, the penis transplant was performed on a 21-year-old man at the University of Stellenbosch. The surgery lasted nine hours and involved complicated microsurgery to connect blood vessels and nerves. The patient had lost his penis as a result of a botched circumcision procedure he underwent aged 18. The man is able to use his new penis to urinate, have erections, have orgasms and  ejaculate. This is the first confirmed success….

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Ross Ulbricht Convicted for Black Market Site SILK ROAD

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The [alleged] creator of Silk Road, an online website found on the dark web, has been convicted and could face a lengthy jail sentence. Ross Ulbricht, aged 30, was shown to have amassed a fortune of $18 million from the underground internet site which provided a platform for more than one million drug deals in nearly three years. The verdict was returned after a few hours of deliberations at the end of a trial considered a landmark case in the world of online crime and government surveillance. Ulbricht, who was arrested in October 2013, pleaded not guilty to seven charges…

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Qatar Airways Buys Stake of British Airways and Iberia Parent Company

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Qatar Airways has bought approximately 10% of the parent company of British Airways and Spain’s Iberia. The Qatari government-backed airline said the decision to buy into International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) was part of a determination to improve its operations and reinforce their commercial commitment with the Europe. Qatar Airways said it may consider increasing its stake further down the road. Financial terms were not disclosed in the announcement.

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Delta and Southwest Planes Landed After Twitter Prankster Claims to Have Smuggled Bombs.

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A pair of F-16 fighter jets has escorted two US commercial airliners to their landing in Atlanta following an online bomb threat. Twitter user @kingZortic sent out tweets to Delta and Southwest airlines suggesting he had smuggled explosives onto flights and threatened to detonate them. Two flights were then grounded at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta before the FBI and specialist officers raided the planes. The bomb threat turned out to be counterfeit with the Twitter user confirming it was not actually true. The users’ Twitter account was later suspended.

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[COMPLETE COVERAGE] Airbus A320 AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Goes Missing.

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WordMean Live: QZ8501 An AirAsia flight with over 160 people on board has gone missing during a spate of bad weather. Flight QZ8501, which had 162 people on board – 16 of which are children – lost contact with air traffic control at 7:24 a.m. local time near Belitung Island, Indonesia, according to a statement from AirAsia. It was scheduled to land in Singapore at 8:30 a.m. local time. The six-year-old aircraft was on its submitted flight plan but the pilot requested a deviation because of en-route weather before communication with the aircraft was lost, AirAsia said. The plane was…

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After 10 Years of Anxious Expectation, the European Space Agency Confirms Successful Comet Surface Landing.

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The Philae probe has landed on the surface of a comet, scientists from the European Space Agency (ESA) confirmed earlier. It is the first time a soft landing has been achieved on a comet. ESA director Jean-Jacques Dordain told colleagues who had waited anxiously for confirmation of the landing. "This is a big step for human civilization. The biggest problem with success is it looks easy." Shortly after landing was confirmed, the probe tweeted: "Touchdown! My new address: 67P!" Later, it tweeted again: "I’m on the surface but my harpoons did not fire." Google are amongst the several corporations celebrating…

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Virgin Galactic Spacecraft Explodes, Killing Co-Pilot and Leaving Pilot With Major Injuries.

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Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo, a suborbital passenger spaceship has crashed after reportedly trialling a new fuel. A witness has told authorities that it exploded soon after it detached from a mother ship after leaving the Mojave Air and Space Port on Friday. The co-pilot of the spaceship was killed in the crash, while the pilot, who ejected, was taken to hospital with "moderate to major" injuries. Richard Branson had previously stated that plans were set to make him, along with some family members, the first passengers.

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Antares Rocket Explodes on Launch to International Space Station

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"The Antares rocket suffered an accident shortly after lift-off," NASA mission control in Houston has confirmed, describing the issue as a "catastrophic anomaly". The unmanned Antares rocket exploded moments after lift-off from the commercial launch pad in Virginia, marking the very first mishap since NASA turned to private operators to deliver cargo to the International Space Station. The rocket lifted off before exploding into an immense orange fireball, vivid against the night sky, and smashing into the ground. It is not known yet what caused the explosion but investigators are working on the evidence. The explosion was heard and felt…

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Microsoft Announces Windows 10: A Brief Introduction to the Next Operating System

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Microsoft has announced the successor to Windows 8. It’s called Windows 10 Win10 will feature a personalised user experience between different screen sizes and following the Xbox One marketing lines, the operating system will be of “One product family. One platform. One store.” Microsoft is bringing back quite a few features of Windows 7 including a redesigned start menu that combines the basic Windows 7 menu with the (resizable and most likely removable) tiles introduced on the Windows 8 start screen. The command prompt appears to have been improved significantly too. Windows 10 will also allow users to work with…

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