If someone is claiming to be a wizard, and is offering to make you invisible for the low low price of $500, there’s probably a good chance he’s full of shit. One Iranian man learned that the hard way, when his brazen bank robbery quickly went bad, because he wasn’t invisible as promised.
The device is apparently able to predict the next five to eight years of someone’s life with a 98% degree of accuracy, simply by taking an input reading from the subject’s touch and then printing out what is essentially a glorified version of the fortune part of a fortune cookie.
Once upon a time, a guy named Dom had his Macbook laptop and his iPad stolen in London. He never found the iPad, but his laptop had tracking software installed that would alert him of its whereabouts when it connected to the internet.
In Ben Affleck’s Oscar-winning film ‘Argo’, the plot revolves around a real life CIA operation from 1980 in which six American hostages are rescued from Iran under the disguise of being part of a Canadian film crew doing a location scout for a movie also called ‘Argo’. The story is true, and so was the movie… well, the script was real.
It’s bad enough that there are too many people in the English-speaking world who don’t realize The Onion is satire, but an Iranian Farsi news agency recently plagiarized an Onion story as real news, about a fake poll showing many white Americans prefer Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to Barack Obama.
At the UN General Assembly, Obama condemns extremism, says there is only so much time to deal with Iran diplomatically
In his last address to the UN General Assembly during his first term in office, President Barack Obama today took the podium to condemn extremism and violence around the world, congratulate those countries who are on the path to democracy, but warned the world that time to deal with Iran and its nuclear weapons program diplomatically is running out.
Iran is still planning on switching the country completely over to a national intranet at some point in the near future, but for now, in reaction to that one damn YouTube video, the gubment has blocked all access to Google and Gmail within Iran’s borders. You want cat pictures? USE BING DAMN YOU! Aaaah ha ha ha ha ha ha! Oh, but they haven’t blocked access to YouTube yet.
In order to comply with US trade sanctions against Iran, Blizzard cut off all access to World of Warcraft and WoW servers to all of Iran some time last week. Iranian players began flooding WoW forums, asking why they couldn’t connect, and Blizzard quickly stepped in and explained the situation. Because of the sanctions, Iranian players aren’t eligible for refunds for subscriptions they’ve previously purchased.
After getting dominated by two weaponized trojan virus attacks against its nuclear facilities, Iran has announced that it’s going ahead full steam with a plan to cut itself off from the outside internet completely in favor of its own national intranet system. U mad, bro?
In one of the latest cyberattacks against Iranian nuclear plants and their employees, apparently some hackers worked their way into a facility and forced AC/DC’s “Thunderstruck” at full volume into the offices of scientists.
When the Stuxnet worm started crippling power plants in Iran, the program was so advanced, it was obvious it didn’t come from script kiddies. Last year, it was more or less confirmed that Stuxnet was a joint project between the US and Israel and today the New York Times is reporting that it was ordered directly by Barack Obama.
Adding more saber-rattling to the Middle East and Central Asia, Pakistan said a couple days ago that if Israel decides to attack Iran, Pakistan will firmly be on the side of Iran and will attack Israel in retaliation.