Wednesday, February 26, 2014
The “theft” of a three-story, seven-ton mango statue in northern Australia was revealed Tuesday to be an elaborate publicity stunt by a fast-food chain.
Scientists in Taiwan have developed the nation's first space-based Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver, which boasts several improvements over versions obtainable from overseas and can help cut the country's reliance on foreign imports.
Nokia showed off Monday a new range of smartphones powered by Google's Android operating system, even as it is being taken over by Microsoft.
The finishing touches on their flamboyant outfits may be wanting but the Democratic Republic of Congo's modern-day dandies will even use paper to make themselves look special.
Far EasTone Telecommunications Co. (遠傳電信), Taiwan's third-largest mobile operator, unveiled on Tuesday four own-branded smartphones priced as low as NT$2,990 (US$99) in its latest attempt to shift 2G customers to its 3G network.
The Altamira Cave in northern Spain and its well-preserved paintings will again be open to the public from Thursday, albeit to very small groups because of the spread of micro-organisms due to human visitors.
In yet another blow to the US$28 billion vitamin industry, a U.S. task force on Monday urged against taking Vitamin E and beta-carotene to ward off heart disease or cancer.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Militant environmentalist group Sea Shepherd and Japanese whalers on Monday traded accusations regarding a potentially dangerous attack in the perilous Southern Ocean.
Volcanoes spewing Sun-reflecting particles into the atmosphere have partly offset the effects of human being's carbon emissions over a 15-year period that has become a global-warming battleground, researchers said Sunday.
Mexico's salamander-like axolotl apparently hasn't disappeared from its only known natural habitat in Mexico City's few remaining lakes.