LOUNGE all new asksnapzu ideasforsnapzu newtribes interesting pics videos funny technology science technews gaming health history worldnews business web research entertainment food living internet socialmedia mobile space sports photography nature animals movies culture travel television finance music celebrities gadgets environment usa crime politics law money justice psychology security cars wtf art google books lifetips bigbrother women apple kids recipes whoa military privacy education facebook medicine computing wildlife design war drugs middleeast diet toplists economy fail violence humor africa microsoft parenting dogs canada neuroscience architecture religion advertising infographics sex journalism disaster software aviation relationships energy booze life japan ukraine newmovies nsa cannabis name Name of the tribe humanrights nasa cute weather gifs discoveries cops futurism football earth dataviz pets guns entrepreneurship fitness android extremeweather fashion insects india northamerica

distant's feed

  • 16 hours ago
    Current Event distant

    Swedish Police Officers Hit Out At Filmmaker Horowitz After the Controversial Segment on Fox News on Friday

    Two Swedish police officers interviewed by the Jewish Right-Wing Filmmaker Horowitz, which has referenced by US president Donald Trump about crime and immigration say, their quotes were taken out of context to Swedish Newspaper Dagens Nyheter on Monday. The two Stockholm-based police officers which was featured in last weeks clip, was talking about crime and the accessibility of weapons, not about a possible link between immigration and criminality, however ended up in the clip with the with ed...

  • 5 days ago
    Current Event distant

    Trump, Meeting With Netanyahu, Backs Away From Palestinian State

    President Trump said on Wednesday that the United States would no longer insist on a Palestinian state as part of a peace accord between Israel and the Palestinians, backing away from a policy that has underpinned America’s role in Middle East peacemaking since the Clinton administration. “I’m looking at two states and one state,” Mr. Trump said, appearing in a joint news conference at the White House with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel. “I like the one that both parties l...

  • 7 days ago
    Current Event distant

    Apple CEO Tim Cook calls for "massive campaign" against fake news

    Apple CEO Tim Cook wants the tech industry to take action against "fake news" stories that are polluting the web. "There has to be a massive campaign. We have to think through every demographic," Cook said in a rare interview. Speaking with The Daily Telegraph newspaper, Cook also said "all of us technology companies need to create some tools that help diminish the volume of fake news."

  • 7 days ago
    Current Event distant

    Thieves steal £2m of rare books by abseiling into warehouse

    Antiquarian books worth more than £2m have been stolen by a gang who avoided a security system by abseiling into a west London warehouse. The three thieves made off with more than 160 publications after raiding the storage facility near Heathrow in what has been labelled a Mission: Impossible-style break-in.

  • 9 days ago
    Current Event distant

    Sears, Kmart drop 31 Trump Home items from their online shops

    Major U.S. retailers Sears and Kmart this week removed 31 Trump Home items from their online product offerings to focus on more profitable items, a spokesman said on Saturday. The decision follows retailer Nordstrom Inc's announcement this week it had decided to stop carrying Ivanka Trump's apparel because of declining sales, prompting President Donald Trump to take to Twitter to defend his daughter. White House spokesman Sean Spicer characterized the Nordstrom move as a "direct a...

  • 11 days ago
    Current Event distant

    Pro-Russian Guerilla Commander Mikhail 'Givi' Tolstykh Assassinated in Donetsk

    A prominent pro-Russian guerilla commander has been assassinated in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic, according to local officials. Thirty-six-year-old Mikhail Tolstykh, better known by his nom-de-guerre Givi, was reportedly killed on Wednesday morning. The exact nature of the assassination is still unclear, but multiple, unverified reports have emerged of an explosion in Tolstykh’s office. Insurgents have already blamed his death on Ukrainian operatives.

  • 13 days ago
    Expression distant

    Anthony Bourdain’s Moveable Feast

    When the President of the United States travels outside the country, he brings his own car with him. Moments after Air Force One landed at the Hanoi airport last May, President Barack Obama ducked into an eighteen-foot, armor-plated limousine—a bomb shelter masquerading as a Cadillac—that was equipped with a secure link to the Pentagon and with emergency supplies of blood, and was known as the Beast.

  • 2 weeks ago
    Video distant

    Bob Dylan - I Could Have Told You (Audio)

    "I Could Have Told You" off Bob Dylan's upcoming album 'Triplicate' is available now. Bob Dylan's first three-disc album 'Triplicate,' which features 30 brand new recordings of classic American songs, will be available March 31.

  • 2 weeks ago
    Current Event distant

    Michael D Higgins warns xenophobia could ‘destroy democracy’

    As US president Donald Trump’s immigration ban comes under international criticism, President Michael D Higgins has warned democracy could be destroyed by racism and xenophobia. Mr Higgins told the diplomatic corps of the dangers of demagoguery which he suggested was “exploiting fears and ignorance in ways that could destroy democracy itself”. The President was addressing embassy officials from more than 60 countries at what is the traditional...

  • 1 month ago
    Current Event distant

    CIA Puts History Out in Open With Millions of Online Records

    The Central Intelligence Agency is putting its clandestine history out in the open with a declassified trove of 12 million pages that’s available online. Documents covering the agency’s work from the 1940s through 1990s were previously accessible -- but only by visiting the National Archives in College Park, Maryland. The CIA is required to declassify most records that are 25 years or older. “This is one of the things that we think improves transparency for us, and it’s a simple thing”...

  • 1 month ago
    Current Event distant

    When anti-malware vendors get into a slap fight, users lose

    All is quiet on the Microsoft front, but there are other technology issues to address, which I will be doing in the next few blogs. The first is about a battle between two anti-malware vendors: PC Pitstop and Malwarebytes. Most software markets tend to consolidate around a handful or even one or two vendors. How many competitors are there for Photoshop, after all? But there are two markets that thrive and have a large number of players: gaming and anti-virus/anti-malware.

  • 1 month ago
    Current Event distant

    Greece Ends Year With Surplus; Passes Landmark Budget That Projects Economic Growth

    The Greek parliament has approved a 2017 budget that calls for keeping spending restraints in place, while projecting economic growth to continue at 2.7%. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said that 2017 will mark Greece’s “final exit” from its nearly decade-long financial crisis. The budget adds more than 1 billion euro in new taxes, mostly indirect taxes on items from phone calls to alcohol. It also cuts spending by over 1 billion euro.

  • 1 month ago
    Current Event distant

    Mexicans outraged as gas deregulation brings steep price hikes

    Large increases in the price of gas in Mexico has people up in arms and concerns are growing that shifting fuel prices will increase the cost of everything else. Deregulation of gas prices in Mexico has many concerned and, on the first day of the year, drove some to stockpile gas and join protests as prices jumped by as much as 20 percent in some parts of the country.

  • 1 month ago
    Current Event distant

    WikiLeaks criticizes Obama administration in rather ironic way

    WikiLeaks condemned the Obama administration and the CIA on Friday for leaking information to NBC News, despite the fact that WikiLeaks prides itself on disclosing secret government documents. The digital activist organization’s rather ironic denunciation came in a tweet after NBC aired an “exclusive...

  • 1 month ago
    Current Event distant

    DNR scrubs climate change cause from website

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has removed language from its public website describing the scientific consensus that human activity is the main cause of climate change. Republicans who have controlled state government since 2011 are fighting federal efforts to reduce greenhouse gases that cause climate change, but they have mostly attacked the costs of pollution controls without publicly denying the science until now.

  • 2 months ago
    Current Event distant

    Isis brainwashing children to plan attacks on Big Ben and the Eiffel Tower

    Isis is providing young boys and girls in the territory it controls with apps to access violent jihadi websites, as it makes increasing use of child fighters in a battle for survival in Iraq and Syria.  The attempt to “create a new generation of terrorists”, say military and security officials, comes amid evidence of a new drive to recruit among the young in the West to carry out attacks in Europe and America as well as make the journey to the Middle East to join the fighting.

  • 2 months ago
    Expression distant

    Latin America’s Schindler: a forgotten hero of the 20th century

    Just before 10am on New Year’s Eve 1986, armed men arrived at the office of a small organisation for the resettlement of migrants, in Santiago, Chile. They immediately began rounding up staff. “They tossed us in the meeting room, on the floor, face down. They cut computer cables and tied us up, wrist to wrist,” recalled Eliana Infante, one of the staff. “After they tied us up, they asked, ‘Which of you is the communist son of a bitch Roberto Kozak?’”

  • 2 months ago
    Level Up distant

    Level 29

    distant is now level 29 with 1,890,295 XP.

     View Unlocks  
    • Following bonus The maximum amount of users you can follow has been raised by 30 to a total of 420.
    • List submission The maximum amount of items you can submit to a unique social list has been raised by 1 to a total of 9.