China builds complete 57-story skyscraper in 19 days

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Sploid) Sploid reader Xian Min Zhang sent us the latest time-lapse video of the construction of his latest building: A 57-floor 2-million-square-foot (180,000-square-meter) skyscraper fully built with energy-efficient, more…

Erdogan fined $3,800 for insulting peace monument

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Al-Monitor) Last week, a Turkish court ordered President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to pay 10,000 Turkish lira ($3,800) in compensation to the sculptor of a monument dedicated to Turkish-Armenian more…

Conservative stars offer crash-course in saving America

by Garth Kant -- [caption id="attachment_911631" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas[/caption] WASHINGTON – Some of the top minds and leaders in the nation are asking for the help of ordinary citizens more…

Congresswoman pushes for Israel regime change

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Forward) Illinois Democrat Jan Schakowsky is far from alone in her anger at Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu following his recent speech to a joint meeting of Congress more…

U.S. inaction against ISIS a trap for Tehran?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Israel National News) While Binyamin Netanyahu and Barack Obama spar on the approach to Iran, one expert considers the strong possibility that the US is trying to make more…

Ethiopia hacks U.S. journalists with commercial spyware

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Engadget) Ethiopia's government is among the most oppressive political regimes on the African continent, only trailing Eritrea in its population of incarcerated journalists. And with the country's recent more…

ISIS supporters launch own social network

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Wall Street Journal) As they face regular bans and account suspensions from online media platforms like Facebook FB +1.75% and Twitter TWTR +1.73%, supporters of the Islamic State more…