An iceberg the size of Luxembourg which has broken away from Antarctica was caused by a collision with another iceberg rather than being a result of global warming.
The U.N. will establish a panel of scientists to review its own Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change amidst growing public scrutiny of the body after it released an inaccurate report on glacial melting.
The U.N. and E.U. have publicly condemned Libyan President Gaddafi's call for jihad against Switzerland which has banned the construction of minarets inside its borders.
The nation's top playwrights are turning increasingly to TV where producers are shooting programs on one or two sets to reduce costs as budgets are being squeezed.
Sexually provocative, sexually suggestive and sexually reminiscent iPhone applications (apps) have been purged from the Apple store to reassure consumers of its wholesome image.
A new Utah law could criminalize pregnant women who miscarry, meaning they could face murder charges for the loss of an unborn child if their behavior is deemed “reckless.”
Further criticism has been levied at controversial American security firm formerly known as Blackwater for allegations that an employee named “Eric Cartman” signed out 200 AK-47s.
In an effort to curb the spread of dengue fever, scientists are breeding a genetically altered strain of mosquito, the insects which typically carry the disease, to counteract its effects.
The denial of an appeal against the August 2009 sentencing of Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been condemned by UK foreign minister Ivan Lewis.
Petra Diamonds has set a new record by selling a 507-carat diamond for $35.3 million today, the highest price ever paid for a rough diamond and $10 million over its estimated value.
As weird and wonderful film director Tim Burton’s take on ‘Alice in Wonderland’ opens, he talks to The Independent about the origins of his demons and original outlook.
Coffee Party activism, which started on Facebook in furious protest against the Tea Party’s uprising, is spreading (and percolating) quickly in the months since Annabel Park instigated it.
NBC Universal plans to bring well-known big-screen characters including Bridget Jones, Billy Elliot, and Nanny McPhee to our television screens, with plans for drama adaptations.
“Forget the bipartisan photo-op” says The Huffington Post, referring to yesterday’s passage of a package of tax cuts, but instead “extend unemployment benefits now.”
An inquiry will be launched into the handling of a complaint that Governor David Paterson violently assaulted a female aide, after questions were raised over a suspected “hush up”.