Day: April 25, 2016

Hindu festival of colour kicks off in Pakistan

Source: Aljazeera Hindus across Pakistan celebrated the religious festival of colours on Thursday that is now officially marked in the Muslim-majority country as a public holiday. Holi, which is celebrated with the onset of spring and is widely recognised for the throwing and applying of coloured powders on friends and […]

How a Nobel prize-winner thinks

Source: BBC Get an insight into the mind of leading scientist Andre Geim, in this interview covering the beauty of complexity, what makes humans unique, and more. Nobel prize-winner Andre Geim at the University of Manchester is known for creating one of the most promising new materials of the 21st […]

Encryption hindering efforts to stop Islamic State, intelligence director says

New, commercially available encryption software ‘had and is having major, profound effects on our ability’ to collect intelligence, ‘particularly against terrorists,’ James Clapper told reporters at a Monitor-hosted breakfast. By Anna Mulrine, Staff writer APRIL 25, 2016 Save for later Michael Bonfigli /The Christian Science Monitor View Caption WASHINGTON — […]