A new social media website named Blippy answers the question: “What are your friends buying?” by making their credit card transactions public.
The House of Representative narrowly passed a sweeping financial reform bill that creates new government oversight boards; now the bill goes to the Senate.
Was President Barack Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech more political than polite? And was it the speech the Nobel committee wanted to hear?
The mystery of a giant light spiral in the Arctic has been solved after the Russians admitted it was a Bulava missile fired from a submarine.
The United Nations wants Western powers to spend more than $2.1bn per year for the next five years and at least $60bn overall during that period, reports Fox News.
Futuristic 3D videogame-esque film “Avatar” is a “triumph of technology storytelling” for a writer/director who had to propel the special effects he wanted into existence.
Hostage negotiations are continuing after at least nine of the 57 detainees being held by gunmen in the Southern Philippines were released.
A joint bid from oil companies Shell and Petronas has today secured a contract for one of Iraq’s “supergiant” oilfields following a two-day-long auction of the resources.
Do-It-Yourself retail stores will soon be stocking solar panels so climate change-conscious customers can pop sustainability into their trolleys and wheel it home.
Google.org has demonstrated a new tool which, if implemented, could help to combat climate change by monitoring the state of the world’s rainforests.
Grave robbers have stolen the body of Tassos Papadopoulos, the former president of the Republic of Cyprus, a year after his death.
A simple genetic “flick switch” can transform female ovary cells into male testicular ones according to scientists who have been experimenting on mice.
A breakthrough has been made in wireless brain-to-computer connection speech synthesizer technology, which could allow victims of paralysis the ability to speak again.
National Rifle Association members aren’t as afraid of gun restrictions as the Congressmen who impose them, according to The New Republic.
Researchers have uncovered the secrets of a catastrophic flood which happened more than five million years ago and is thought to have refilled the Mediterranean Sea.