Shanghai hotel provides smog-masks for guests

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BoingBoing) Redditor Mthomaseddy snapped this photo of the elegantly packaged "gas mask" (apparently an air-filter mask, not something to be used in gas-attacks) that was waiting in his more…

Saudi terror to threaten Olympics?

by Drew Zahn -- As if America's relationships with Saudi Arabia and Russia weren't murky enough. According to a report leaked through Russian and Lebanese sources and reported by the London Telegraph, more…

Something's rotten at Scotland Yard

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Independent) Organized criminals were able to infiltrate Scotland Yard "at will" by bribing corrupt officers, according to an explosive report leaked to The Independent. The Metropolitan Police more…

Hunt on for man-eating tiger

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Sky News) A search is on for a tiger who is believed to have killed four villagers in northern India over the past 12 days. The beast attacked more…

Teen hero dies stopping suicide bomber

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) A 14-year-old boy is being hailed as a hero in Pakistan for tackling a suicide bomber -- dying at the main gate of his school and saving more…