On the evening of Dec. 14, the millions of Chinese who tuned into the China Central Televison (CCTV) movie channel were in for a surprise. Whether by accident or on purpose, the state-run broadcaster had decided to air the …
The authoritarian state’s government news agency has issued a press release on the supreme leader’s success in our online poll. Gosh.
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In the winter of 1948-49 at a Florida beach house, a 27-year old grad school dropout drew lines in the sand and invented the barcode.
It’s not exactly napalm in the morning, but sales of a perfume named after a Hamas missile are (ahem) exploding in Gaza.
Inspired by Roland Emmerich’s science fiction drama ‘2012,’ and just in time for the end of the Mayan calendar, amateur inventor Liu Qiyuan set out to save the world.
Over the last month, at least six Australians were left stranded in the desert after following directions by Apple’s mapping service.
Drinking beer is good for you and your children, a study by Japan’s oldest brewer says.
“My dear remaining fellow Australians, the end of the world is coming,” warns Julia Gillard. “It turns out that the Mayan calendar was true.”