Saturday, June 13, 2015
Dogs do not like people who are mean to their owners, Japanese researchers said Friday, and will refuse food offered by people who have snubbed their master.
Facebook-owned virtual reality firm Oculus aimed squarely at video game lovers on Thursday as it unveiled Rift headsets that it will begin selling early next year.
Friday, June 12, 2015
A huge reptile is on the prowl through Tokyo's streets -- but unlike Godzilla, who stomped across Japan's capital in a blaze of destructive energy, Bon-chan the giant tortoise isn't doing anything very quickly.
Climatologists call it the "urban heat island" effect -- when a heat wave transforms a city into a furnace where citizens swelter, suffer or even die.
A program that teaches university-age women how to avoid rape has shown some success in reducing the numbers of women in Canada who are sexually assaulted, said a study Wednesday., 1 Comment
Thursday, June 11, 2015
A small Czech village has become a centre of the global boom in retro records as antiquated vinyl-pressing machines turn out the tunes of rock stars from Madonna to the Rolling Stones.
The Gaza Strip, with a 40-kilometer (25-mile) Mediterranean coastline, was always known for its seafood until Israel restricted the fishing area.
A radical environmental group has agreed to pay US$2.55 million to Japanese whalers for breaching a U.S. court injunction to stay clear of their vessels in the Antarctic Ocean., 2 Comments
Poet Richard Blanco is launching a writing project to lift what he calls Cuba's "emotional embargo."