It has becomes something of an online obsession: apocalyptic websites announcing the end of the world : over three million web pages devoted to the 21st December 2012… And you can buy survival kits online, builds shelters and rent out collective bunkers. Sites that could be deemed a touch absurd; but the Interministerial Mission for Combating Cultic Deviancy is taking them very seriously indeed.
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In this edition: web users divided over the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown; an attack on a teen with autism sparks outrage online; and a British photographer`s...
In this edition: the « Ice Bucket Challenge » sweeps the web raising money for charity; the online campaign to reunite a little girl with her lost cuddly toy; and a French...
In this edition: Net users continue protests over US teen’s death; a clothing advert shocks the web; and film maker Devin Graham introduces an unusual sport.
2014-08-16 Air Algérie Flight AH5017
On July 24 an Air Algérie flight crashed over Mali, killing all 118 people on board, at a time of general crisis across the region, with military presence in Mali, an unstable...
In this edition: African web users plead for Ebola serum; Reddit helps grieving father remember his son ; and a piano playing dog.