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# intelligence - Monday 10 June, 2013

How fake ‘celebrity geniuses’ fooled the internet
# Whoops
From The Daily Edge
# Whoops

How fake ‘celebrity geniuses’ fooled the internet

Jun 10th 2013, 4:07 PM 113,613 Views 1 Comment

A story of Mensa, the media and Shakira.

# intelligence - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Iodine deficiency during pregnancy could adversely affect children’s mental development
# Children
# Children

Iodine deficiency during pregnancy could adversely affect children’s mental development

May 22nd 2013, 6:45 AM 9,043 Views 11 Comments

Even mild or moderate iodine deficiency during pregnancy could have a “significant” affect on the cognitive development of a child, according to new research.

# intelligence - Thursday 9 May, 2013

Boston police chief: We never got the warning about the Tsarnaevs
# Boston Marathon
# Boston Marathon

Boston police chief: We never got the warning about the Tsarnaevs

May 9th 2013, 10:19 PM 12,867 Views 37 Comments

Russian authorities had alerted the FBI in 2011 about a possible threat from Tamerlan Tsarnaev – but Boston police were never told.

# intelligence - Sunday 6 January, 2013

16 ways to find out if you’re a genius
# Intelligence
# Intelligence

16 ways to find out if you’re a genius

Jan 6th 2013, 9:15 AM 61,199 Views 11 Comments

Business Insider’s picked out 16 of the world’s most popular IQ tests. Have a look and see how you’d score.

# intelligence - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Syrian rebels set up independent intelligence service
# Syria
# Syria

Syrian rebels set up independent intelligence service

Nov 20th 2012, 1:26 PM 2,097 Views 4 Comments

Members say they will be a security shield over the ‘sons of the revolution’ – but will hunt down abusers on either side.

# intelligence - Friday 21 September, 2012

Revenue seize €70,000 of cannabis in Drogheda
# Revenue
# Revenue

Revenue seize €70,000 of cannabis in Drogheda

Sep 21st 2012, 7:11 PM 4,942 Views 39 Comments

The seizure was a result of the controlled delivery of a package, originating in Nigeria, to a residential premises.

# intelligence - Monday 10 September, 2012

20 per cent think people with mental health problems are 'of below average intelligence'
# Stigma
# Stigma

20 per cent think people with mental health problems are 'of below average intelligence'

Sep 10th 2012, 11:56 AM 6,719 Views 48 Comments

More than 40 per cent of people surveyed said that undergoing treatment for mental health problem is a sign of personal failure.

# intelligence - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Smoking cannabis as a teenager lowers IQ - study
# Cannabis
# Cannabis

Smoking cannabis as a teenager lowers IQ - study

Aug 28th 2012, 4:02 PM 5,242 Views 73 Comments

Habitually smoking cannabis as a teenager, when the brain is undergoing critical development, may have an adverse impact on IQ levels.

# intelligence - Thursday 2 August, 2012

Syria: Rebels bombard airbase near Aleppo amid reports of torture and execution
# Syria
# Syria

Syria: Rebels bombard airbase near Aleppo amid reports of torture and execution

Aug 2nd 2012, 8:18 AM 1,815 Views 44 Comments

There have been further reports of human rights abuses from both government forces and rebels in Syria as the battle for its second city continues.

# intelligence - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Egypt extends arresting powers to military and intelligence agents
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt extends arresting powers to military and intelligence agents

Jun 13th 2012, 5:01 PM 1,351 Views 1 Comment

Move sparks accusations military is trying to recreate expired emergency laws.

# intelligence - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

'Undetectable' underwear bomb plot thwarted says CIA
# Plot
# Plot

'Undetectable' underwear bomb plot thwarted says CIA

May 8th 2012, 7:57 AM 3,771 Views 25 Comments

The device was an upgrade of the Christmas 2009 underwear bomb plot but the would-be bomber had not yet picked a target or bought an airline ticket.

# intelligence - Sunday 29 April, 2012

How are gifted young people cared for in Ireland?
# Gifted Kids
# Gifted Kids

How are gifted young people cared for in Ireland?

Apr 29th 2012, 8:30 AM 6,552 Views 11 Comments

TheJournal.ie spoke to the Irish Centre for Talented Youth to debunk some of the myths surrounding exceptionally-abled children and young people in Ireland.

# intelligence - Friday 27 April, 2012

Danish intelligence service arrests three over terror attack plans
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Danish intelligence service arrests three over terror attack plans

Apr 27th 2012, 11:01 AM 1,208 Views 3 Comments

The three are suspected of plotting a terror attack in Copenhagen.

# intelligence - Sunday 22 April, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Attacks
From The Daily Edge
# Attacks

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Apr 22nd 2012, 11:00 AM 47 Views 2 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# intelligence - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

Minister backs graphic novel promoting emotional intelligence in teens
# Emotional Intelligence
# Emotional Intelligence

Minister backs graphic novel promoting emotional intelligence in teens

Apr 17th 2012, 10:19 PM 5,124 Views 20 Comments

Kevin Kelly’s ‘Xceptionalise’ hopes to encourage greater emotional intelligence, which in turn may lower suicide rates.

# intelligence - Saturday 14 April, 2012

Baboons can learn to spot real words - study
# Baboon
# Baboon

Baboons can learn to spot real words - study

Apr 14th 2012, 5:32 PM 2,106 Views 15 Comments

Baboons are able to identify recurring patterns and determine which four-letter combinations are real words, new research shows.

# intelligence - Saturday 18 February, 2012

Secret agents and magnetic bombs: the how and why of modern assassinations
# Assassinations
# Assassinations

Secret agents and magnetic bombs: the how and why of modern assassinations

Feb 18th 2012, 6:00 PM 6,013 Views 7 Comments

Do assassinations achieve their political aims and how do agents really carry them out?

# intelligence - Sunday 22 January, 2012

Infographic: Why you should get more sleep
# Sleep Tight
# Sleep Tight

Infographic: Why you should get more sleep

Jan 22nd 2012, 8:00 AM 10,082 Views 19 Comments

Your health, your mood and your sex life are all affected if you don’t catch enough shut-eye.

# intelligence - Friday 2 December, 2011

WikiLeaks releases 'spy files'
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

WikiLeaks releases 'spy files'

Dec 2nd 2011, 11:21 AM 2,853 Views 11 Comments

The Spy Files contain information on almost 300 companies that offer intelligence services. WikiLeaks said this secret industry has boomed since 9/11 and is worth billions per year.

# intelligence - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Nov 30th 2011, 7:50 PM 3,847 Views 6 Comments

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

German intelligence agency admits destruction of files linking staff to Nazi SS, Gestapo
# Nazi Files
# Nazi Files

German intelligence agency admits destruction of files linking staff to Nazi SS, Gestapo

Nov 30th 2011, 5:23 PM 3,472 Views 9 Comments

The destruction of files relating to around 250 BND employees was discovered during a historical inquiry into the organisation’s links with Nazi Germany.

# intelligence - Thursday 26 May, 2011

CIA will be granted access to bin Laden house
# Bin Laden
# Bin Laden

CIA will be granted access to bin Laden house

May 26th 2011, 8:08 PM 282 Views 0 Comments

US intelligence forces will be given an opportunity to search for fingerprints and other evidence in Abbottabad.

# intelligence - Wednesday 27 April, 2011

Petraeus tipped as new head of the CIA
# CIA
# CIA

Petraeus tipped as new head of the CIA

Apr 27th 2011, 9:55 PM 1,078 Views 0 Comments

US officials have indicated that the next head of the CIA will be General David Petraeus – the current head of international forces in Afghanistan.

# intelligence - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

Al-Qaeda operative worked for MI6, according to Guantánamo files
# Triple Agent
# Triple Agent

Al-Qaeda operative worked for MI6, according to Guantánamo files

Apr 26th 2011, 10:17 AM 460 Views 0 Comments

A man accused of bombing churches and a hotel in Pakistan was working for MI6 at the time the attacks took place.

# intelligence - Thursday 28 October, 2010

MI6 chief: we have nothing to do with torture
# Intelligence
# Intelligence

MI6 chief: we have nothing to do with torture

Oct 28th 2010, 4:15 PM 280 Views 0 Comments

In the first ever public speech by a serving head of MI6, Sir John Sawer insists his organisation does not engage in torture.