Thursday, February 27, 2014
A Canadian-Taiwanese program co-sponsored by Taiwan's National Science Council has made discoveries far out in space beyond Neptune that are expected to help solve some of the mysteries of the solar system., 1 Comment
A man whose 1965 Volkswagen Beetle was stolen nearly 40 years ago and recently recovered in Detroit says he never stopped grieving for the red convertible that he had running “slick as a ribbon” before it was stolen.
Far from offering a simple fix, sci-fi solutions to global warming may in fact make the problem worse, a probe of “geo-engineering” options said on Tuesday.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Pollution-weary residents of smog-hit Beijing turned to black humor to help cope with grueling conditions Tuesday as a large swathe of China was covered by a thick blanket of haze for a sixth consecutive day.
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.