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Advertising Amnesty International Used Hypnosis To Convey The Reality of Refugees

The international aid agency took empathy one step further by hypnotizing people to help them understand the horrors of the war in Syria

Design Free Syrian App Helps People Stay Connected In War And Disaster Areas

A new program called FreeCom allows online communication to work offline

Entertainment Samsung And Viceland Partner For A Virtual Reality Documentary On The Syrian War

The White Helmets film uses VR to immerse viewers in the everyday conditions of the war-torn country

Retail IKEA Built A Room To Look Like A Damaged Home In Syria

The in-store campaign sheds light on the difficult living conditions in war-torn Damascus

Gaming & Play How Isis Hijacked Pop Culture, From Hollywood to Videogames

How the militant group uses gaming and film tactics in their quest to appeal and appall

Home Unfairy Tales Highlight the Stories of Refugee Children

For 8 million refugee children, not all stories bear fairy godmothers

Advertising PSA Brings Syria’s Civil War To London [Video]

A new ad hopes to draw greater attention to this global crisis by imagining what it would be like if this event was taking place in the UK.

Work Famous Paintings Adorn War-Torn Ruins In Syria [Pics]

Syrian artist Tammam Azzam combines photos of his devastated homeland and great works of Western art to highlight the destruction.

Luxury 12 Stories You Need To Know Today

BlackBerry acquired for $4.7 billion, Uniqlo to clothe Syrians and China to relax web censorship.

Technology Archaeologists Use Spy Satellites To Discover Ancient Human Settlements

This approach has already helped map some 14,000 settlement sites spanning over eight millennia in 23,000 square kilometers of Northeast Syria

Luxury Piers Fawkes: When The Bad Guys Use Our Data Against Us

What happens when the malicious organizations use social data? Get more good guys using social data against them.

Did The BART Protests In SF Mirror Arab Spring Uprisings? [Headlines]

Protests who came together against a transit police officer killing a homeless man in San Francisco used mobile technology and social networks, which are reminiscent of the Arab Spring uprisings.

A YouTube Video Shows A Young, Syrian Activist Get Killed By A Security Official [Headlines]

Syrian blogger and activist Diyya al-Naiiar was filming a protest in Hom and zoomed in on a sniper, which ended up shooting him in the head. The shocking and disturbing footage has been circulating on YouTube.

Innovation Monocolumn: That Friday Feeling

The first day of the weekend in most Arab countries is no longer just when people congregate to pray; it has become the day when people call for their government to be overthrown.