Posts tagged ‘Jacob Kastrenakes’

Anonymous claims to have brought down several of Israel’s government websites

August 4, 2014 9:30 pm

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An arm of the hacking/activist group Anonymous claims to have been conducting a digital attack on Israel’s government websites for over a week now, continually knocking them down and watching them come back online again. The attack is an act of protest against Israel’s treatment of Palestinians, and though the group, AnonymousGlobo, largely hasn’t gone into detail about its views, it’s been tweeting the hashtag #FreePalestine in support of Palestinians’ human rights. So far, websites including those from Israel’s intelligence agency and its Ministry of Justice have been brought down, according to Black Bag, though both have since come back online.

Standing in solidarity with the people of world struggling peacefully for their basic…

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This moving map displays the world in 3D

August 4, 2014 2:17 pm

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This is what a map should look like inside of a sci-fi film’s futuristic war room. For the installation “Polyscape,” artist Shunsaku Ishinabe projects a map onto a grid of tiles and then has those tiles flex up and down based on the landscape’s actual height and depth. When it’s displaying a mountain, the map raises to a point, and when it’s displaying a depression, the map sinks. Ishinabe published a video demonstrating a prototype of “Polyscape,” last year, at which point it already looked like it was in good, working shape — including some flashy effects that truly make it look like it’s come out of science fiction.

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Take a first look at Josh Brolin as Thanos in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

August 1, 2014 4:34 pm

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Marvel gave Comic-Con attendees an early look at a number of its upcoming movies last week, and one of the biggest surprises it showed is now online for the rest of the world to see. At the very end of a sizzle reel highlighting all of its superhero films to date, Marvel gave a sneak peek at Josh Brolin as the villain Thanos, as he appears in Guardians of the Galaxy. Given that the movie is now out, Marvel fans will soon get to see a lot more of Thanos than just this tiny glimpse — and there’s no doubt that he’ll appear quite a bit more in the future. For now, if you can’t wait, watch until the very end of the video for brief glimpse.

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New trailers: ‘The Maze Runner,’ ‘The Expendables 3,’ ‘BoJack Horseman,’ and ‘Into the Woods’

August 1, 2014 2:00 pm

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There were a ton of trailers released during Comic-Con last week, but that hardly means that movie studios need to slow down. For one, some of the best trailers shown exclusively inside of Comic-Con’s halls are finally coming out for the rest of the world to watch, and on top of that, a number of other big titles are now trying to win over our attention. Below are four new trailers followed by five exciting ones from earlier in the week that you’ll want to catch up on if you haven’t already…

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