Saturday, June 6, 2015
The first inductees into the new World Video Game Hall of Fame include "Pong," the game that introduced millions to electronic play, "Doom," which triggered a debate over the role of games and violence in society, and "Super Mario Bros.," whose mustachioed hero has migrated to everything from fruit snacks to sneakers.
Friday, June 5, 2015
A glamorous Vanity Fair cover served as Caitlyn Jenner's introduction to the world, but far more mundane matters await the Olympic champion before she can legally assume her new identity.
Margaret Juntwait, an American radio broadcaster whose mellifluous voice reached more than 8 million fans worldwide in live Saturday broadcasts from the Metropolitan Opera stage, died Wednesday. She was 58.
Market fragmentation is still the main challenge to growth of the Internet of Things (IoT), according to the Open Interconnect Consortium (OIC), an Intel-backed industry group.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Museum experts from around the world on Monday issued an "emergency red list" to help authorities identify Iraqi antiquities at risk of being looted and illegally exported as the country battles a surge in jihadist violence.
Sunday, May 31, 2015
It's an achievement that Napoleon himself might have been proud of: a huge tableau of the French emperor's life made entirely out of 1.2 million Lego blocks.
A major refurbishment ahead of the 500-year anniversary of the start of the Reformation is providing the opportunity for artifacts linked to Martin Luther to travel to the United States for the first time. The Lutherhaus in Wittenberg is releasing some of its treasures before marking the 1517 nailing of the 95 Theses to the church door by which Luther launched the split from Rome.
Friday, May 29, 2015
Lin Hwa-ching (林華慶), the deputy director of the National Taiwan Museum (NTM, 國立台灣博物館) yesterday said that the museum has recently recruited 10 tour guides from various countries to aid foreign language speakers visiting the museum.
Thursday, May 28, 2015
The sound of a razor blade scraping flaky paint and hate-filled slogans off the walls shrills through the warm Karachi air. Some onlookers yell at the students painting the walls in anger, others silently gaze in awe.