How celebrities spread Twitter's biggest-ever story

Steve Martin and Kim Kardashian drove the breaking of the news of Osama bin Laden's death.

Bin Laden sea burial cast into doubt

Osama Bin Laden's body wasn't buried at sea, but was instead flown back to the US, leaked emails suggest.

How conspiracy theorists believe the impossible

For some people, the need to believe in conspiracy theories is so great that they're prepared to believe two completely contradictory ideas at the same time.

Supercomputer forecasts political unrest

A supercomputer at the University of Tennessee could have predicted the location of Osama Bin Laden to within 125 miles through analysis of the mood of international news stories and the geographical locations they mentioned.

Do military dogs have titanium teeth?

Perusing the Google News headlines I came across the usual articles about mobile technology, websites, and apps, until I saw a headline that stood out: "Military dogs with titanium teeth take down Osama Bin Laden."

Jihadi hacker activity rises in wake of Bin Laden's death

Computer forensics expert Gary Warner says there's heavy activity in hacker chat rooms from groups angered by Osama Bin Laden's death.

Situation room photo breaks records on Flickr, becomes meme

After news of Osama bin Laden’s death hit the wire, the WH uploaded a photo to Flickr depicting President Obama, VP Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton and other members of the national security team huddled in a situation room.

'Who is Bin Laden?' dumb teenagers ask

While it's no surprise that searches for the name 'Osama Bin Laden' have spiked over the last few days, Yahoo search figures show one surprise.

Developer creates 'kill bin Laden' video game

There's already a video game version of the take-down of the world's most wanted terrorist.

Search results for Bin Laden death riddled with malware

Security experts are warning that the death of Osama Bin Laden is being exploited by hackers in order to spread malware.

Pakistani man unknowingly live-blogs Bin Laden raid

The raid that killed Osama Bin Laden yesterday was live-blogged on Twitter - by a man who had no idea what it was he was watching.