Who killed Caravaggio? Or what killed Caravaggio? Four hundred years later, who cares? To “celebrate” the 400th anniversary of the demise of the demented genius of the Renaissance, Italy’s National Committee for Cultural Heritage looks to answer these questions once and for all. According to a ...
Two of Japan's most active volcanoes get the spotlight shone of them - with some spectacular images as proof.
The big economic story this side of the pond for the past few days has been the successful hostile takeover of the iconic British chocolate and confectionary makers, Cadbury by the US based Kraft. The takeover deal – signed off on by Cadbury shareholders, but to the near total opprobrium of ...
Apple’s much awaited tablet device aims to reshape businesses like textbooks, newspapers and television in the same way that the iPod revolutionised the music industry.
Car maker Ford has got together with United Space Alliance to take tips from the gaming industries and movement simulation software to make better cars and spaceships.
Coffee giant Starbucks has posted its first quarterly financial growth for its US arm in two years giving rise to suspicions that recession-weary consumers are beginning to spend again.
The Washington Post’s Dana Milbank says if the Republicans continue volubly gloating over their Senate victory in Massachusetts, Americans are going to need hearing protection.
Microsoft will patch a hole in its widely used browser Internet Explorer amid fears that the weakness in the system allowed Chinese hackers access to human rights activist’s emails.
A museum in Germany has offered a reward of thousands of euros for a “nail-pierced skull” thought to be the head of legendary pirate Klaus Stoertebeker stolen from it in early January.
Muslim groups expressed anger yesterday about the emergence of evidence showing that the US military uses combat rifles inscribed with coded Biblical references.
Scientists have located a cell of origin for a common type of breast cancer marking a breakthrough which could greatly improve current understanding of the killer ailment.
A senior Hamas representative said yesterday that the Palestinian group had accepted Israel’s right to exist and would be prepared to nullify a charter calling for Israel’s destruction.
No, it’s not a scene from the 1990 film Arachnophobia. And, yes the killer spiders are coming. But only if you live in Sidney, Australia which has been invaded by funnel-web spiders.
The Case for a Creator, Chapter 8 Chapter 8 is devoted to an interview with Michael Behe, the biologist and creationist who coined the concept of "irreducible complexity". As I've already reviewed Behe's book, I won't spend a great deal of time rehashing the arguments given in my review. Suffice ...
He may not be a household name, but Conan O'Brien says that Michael Kupperman is "one of the best comedy brains on the planet." His work has been featured in publications ranging from The New Yorker and The Wall Street Journal to shows like Saturday Night Live. Though he finds inspiration in the ...