What do The Sixth Sense’s Haley Joel Osment and these other child stars look like now? The answers may surprise you…

Blender Fox:

Time is kind to some people. Others… not so.

Originally posted on Metro:

As pictures of him shooting his new movie Yoga Hosers have proven, The Sixth Sense’s Haley Joel Osment certainly looks very different now he’s all grown up.

And with the film due to air on Channel 4 on Sunday night, viewers will have another chance to see just what he looked like when he turned in his star-making, dead-people-seeing performance.

But he’s not the only former child star who you might fail to recognise now they’ve reached adulthood.

So how many of these people do you remember…and just what do they look like now? Click on the photos to find out…

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C25K – Week 8 Day 3

I completed C25K Week 8 Day 3 (4.43 km), in 22:59, pace 05:11 min/km, with @RunDouble http://rndb.co/x5lg

Succeeded in completing the run non-standard. My pace was a little slower than yesterday,  but I’ll blame the heavy lunch of Chicken Schwarma for that.

Nike+ Track

School dropout codes chat program that foils NSA spying (Wired UK)

The National Security Agency has some of the brightest minds working on its sophisticated surveillance programs, including its metadata collection efforts. But a new chat program designed by a middle-school dropout in his spare time may turn out to be one of the best solutions to thwart those efforts.

School dropout codes chat program that foils NSA spying (Wired UK).

School dropout creates messaging app that foils NSA spying

Originally posted on Linux News:

The National Security Agency has some of the brightest minds working on its sophisticated surveillance programs, including its metadata collection efforts. But a new chat program designed by a middle-school dropout in his spare time may turn out to be one of the best solutions to thwart those efforts.

Prompted by Edward Snowden’s revelations about the government’s intrusive surveillance activities, loosely knit citizen militias of technologists and security professionals have cropped up around the world to develop systems to protect us from government agencies out to identify us online and grab our communications.

John Brooks is now among them.

Brooks, who is just 22 and a self-taught coder who dropped out of school at 13, was always concerned about privacy and civil liberties. Four years ago he began work on a program for encrypted instant messaging that uses Tor hidden services for the protected transmission of communications. The program, which…

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