The world's population is expected to hit 10 billion this century. Future widespread hunger is a palpable fear. New research shows that it need not be.
Borat Who? The oil-rich former Soviet country is becoming a major player in the world energy sector, building ties with both Russia and the United States.
Scheduled to launch this summer, PareUp connects bargain-hungry consumers and stores with excess food that would have otherwise been thrown out.
Hoping to grab more of a growing market, the company has announced that it will release its first original Spanish-language comedy series next year.
It's one of several new guidelines provided last week by the American Academy of Pediatrics that are designed to address the problems associated with excessive media use, including obesity and sleep deprivation.
From Aeroflot to McDonald's and many other businesses in between, a new wave of service training aims to change the country's famously infamous treatment of customers.
In 2012, demand exceeded supply by 300 million cases, a number Morgan Stanley analysts say is "the deepest shortfall in over 40 years of records."
Next month, the first of nine episodes of "Sheriff Callie's Wild West" will air exclusively on the Watch Disney Junior app and a related Web site. It's a blatant attempt to grab the growing audience of tablet-using kids ages 2-7.
Last week the parliament passed the measure by one vote, overturning a ban implemented by the country's former colonial ruler and creating a potentially radical shift in the rare earths market.
Thailand's capital has long been a dangerous and unfriendly environment for cyclists. However, various public and private efforts are resulting in a slow increase on city roads.
A petition garnered 120,000 signatures, which is more than enough to merit a government vote, possibly before the end of this year. If it passes, it will apply to every member of the working adult population.
Announced Monday (Oct. 7), the Alliance for Affordable Internet aims to make basic broadband available for less than five percent of monthly income worldwide. In developing countries, the cost can be up to six times as much.
Researchers have come up with a printing process involving a special silver-based conductive ink that can deposit itself to paper. For home hobbyists, it could bridge the gap between a plastic casing and a working electronic device.
A newly-passed ordinance requires all new home construction to contain the circuitry necessary to allow owners to install their own charging station. The estimated added cost is $200, a mere drop in a bucket full of multimillion-dollar homes.
Scheduled to air live November 3 -- on YouTube -- the 90-minute show will feature performances from those who gained fame on the video platform as well as those, such as Eminem, who became famous via more old-fashioned routes.