The simplicity that has made Twitter a huge hit is also somewhat limiting, writes the New York Times. Enter Google Buzz, a new networking site that overcomes the limitations.
It was a star-spangled day for America at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada yesterday with a trio of home-grown athletes striking gold.
The foreign secretaries of squabbling neighbours India and Pakistan have agreed to meet to discuss building a “climate of trust for future talks”, according to government sources.
Dubai has pointed the finger of blame at Israel’s national intelligence agency, Mossad, for the suspected hit-squad assassination of Hamas military commander Mahmoud al-Mabhouh.
Breast cancer patients who take aspirin regularly after undergoing treatment may be less likely to die or be struck down with cancer for a second time, according to new research.
Lasers are vaporizing materials including rocks and steel in order to allow scientists to analyze their chemical composition in transference of such techniques from Mars probes to forensics.
Giant, mottled ceramic sculptures of men and women by the late Viola Frey are among the “unappreciated wonders of late 20th Century art,” according to the New York Times.
A Scottish terrier is America’s new “top dog” after Sadie the Scottie walked off with the title last night by winning best in show at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show.
Former U.S vice presidential hopeful Sarah Palin has blasted popular animated TV show “Family Guy” after it apparently mocked her son who has Down Syndrome.
The body of a man who died after falling 1,500 feet into a volcano, when ice gave way while he was posing for a photograph, has been recovered by would-be rescue services.
President Barack Obama is determined to establish a deficit commission with or without Congress’ backing and will announce plans to set up a panel regardless today.
Innocent-looking hotel guests dressed in tennis gear and carrying racquets are believed to be part of an 11-strong hit mob responsible for assassinating Hamas’s military commander.
Plants are getting the ultimate revenge on the insects which traditionally feed off of them – by luring them into death traps and feasting on their flesh!
We now know how Egyptian boy king Tutankhamun died 3,000 years ago as well as who his parents and grandmother were after scientists conducted a post mortem on his remains.
People often postulate that technology fads such as Facebook and Twitter are ruining America’s youth. Well, they’re certainly ruining its older generations, says TNR.