Saturday, February 21, 2015
The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA, 環保署) called for low-carbon festivities to mark Chinese New Year, suggesting the use of recorded firecracker sound effects to replace real pyrotechnics.
Britain's electronic spying agency, working with the U.S. National Security Agency, hacked into the networks of a Dutch company to steal codes that allow both governments to seamlessly eavesdrop on mobile phones worldwide, according to the documents given to journalists by Edward Snowden.
Martynas Girulis cannot stop moving. He forks a few potatoes onto his plate, pours himself a glass of water, drinks it through a straw, then gets right back up.
The Oscar-nominated film “The Imitation Game” may fudge some of the facts and amp up the drama to appeal to Hollywood audiences, but there's still a lot the film gets right about the Allied effort to crack the German armed forces' sophisticated communications code during World War II, says the owner of one of America's largest collections of Enigma encryption machines used by the Nazis.
Wanted by police in Kentucky: A fair-haired snow queen who's not bothered by the extreme cold and who cops suspect is wreaking havoc on the weather.
Friday, February 20, 2015
Taiwan ranks ninth in the world for quality of hotel Wi-Fi and the prevalence of free in-room Wi-Fi at hotels, according to Hotel Wi-Fi Test Inc., an online service that collects, analyzes and distributes hotel Wi-Fi data from around the world.
The tiny hut sculpted out of mud at the edge of the sea is barely large enough for Bokul Mondol and his family to lie down. The water has taken everything else from them, and one day it almost certainly will take this, too.
Physicist Ernest Sternglass, whose research helped make it possible for the world to see the first moon walk, has died at age 91 of heart failure.
Tiny nanoparticles that act like miniature drones could deliver a knock-out punch to plaque buildup in the arteries, according to an experimental approach described by U.S. scientists on Wednesday.
New York designer Bibhu Mohapatra is riding high since Michelle Obama arrived on a landmark visit to India wearing his dress — his Fashion Week show was mobbed Wednesday.