The World Heath Organisation's cancer agency has declared that glyphosate, the active ingredient in popular herbicide Roundup, is 'probably carcinogenic' The World Health Organisation’s cancer agency declared
Speaking at FutureFest, a conference in London held by a charity named Nesta, he used Google Hangouts to participate from Moscow. Since leaking NSA documents in 2013, Snowden can't travel in person to
Stick it to the man Frustrated by years of expensive cable bills, Norm Sutaria ditched his set-top box and used online instructions to build a homemade HDTV antenna. Then the education specialist shared
When US Airways passenger Robert Phelps first saw the woman coming down the aisle of the plane, he thought she had a "really big dog" or a stuffed animal thrown over her shoulder. It was about 6:10 a.m.
In 2007, Google, the internet search giant based in Mountain View, CA, made a media splash by investing big-time dollars in an effort to develop a renewable energy technology that could compete economically
Oil prices have dropped below $70 a barrel in the U.S. after OPEC opted against cutting production levels last week in what some analysts view as a bid by the Persian Gulf states to test the willingness
Cleveland police in Ohio have released a CCTV recording of Saturday’s fatal shooting of a 12-year-old boy. He is seen pointing a toy gun at a passer-by before police arrive. The youngster was reportedly
Thursday's OPEC meeting is set to be one of the most contentious since oil prices plummeted by more than $100 a barrel in 2008. Saudi Arabia's veteran energy minister Ali Al Naimi has carried the burden
Today, employees across the Sony Pictures offices were greeted with a strange picture as they tried to login to their computers. Since this afternoon, computers at the company have been completely unresponsive,
Lake Powell is at historic lows, offering kayakers new channels to explore but raising the alarm about water. LAKE POWELL, Utah—In early September, at the abandoned Piute Farms marina on a remote edge
The country's stock market has become a whipsaw, and its currency, the real, has hit a nine-year low. All of this is due to a far-reaching corruption scandal at one massive company, Petrobras. In the month
In a move taking virtually everyone by surprise, the People’s Bank of China on Friday announced a cut in the one-year benchmark lending rate of 40 basis points, the first reduction in more than two years.
New technique to create '3 parent babies' shows promise, experts say Experts are to investigate a new technique to create “three-parent babies” which could be safer and more effective than current methods
Before the modern jumbo jet and its first class suites, the biggest and grandest thing in luxury air travel was the German Zeppelin Airship. Of all the massive Zeppelin's constructed, the most famous the
China BEIJING — Bankrupt Detroit’s thousands of empty buildings are being flogged at rock-bottom prices — and Chinese investors are answering the siren call of unbeatable deals. With family homes regularly
Unsecured footage from thousands of webcams around the world -- including in the United States and western Europe -- has been accessed and streamed by a website thought to be based in the Russian Federation,
Once again, there's proof that using your noggin to work hard pays handsome dividends -- this time, in protecting brainpower as you age. And once again, research is underscoring that for brains, too, either
A letter written by Senator Al Franken and addressed to Uber CEO Travis Kalanick expresses concern over the company’s actions over the last few days and asks for them to address concerns surrounding privacy.
New technologies offer a window into how the brain creates movement. WASHINGTON, D.C.—Experimental wheelchairs and exoskeletons controlled by thought alone offer surprising insights into the brain, neuroscientists
More than 80 percent of last year's terrorism fatalities occurred in just five countries. Of the 17,958 people who died in terrorist attacks in 2013, 82 percent were in one of five countries: Iraq, Afghanistan,
Millennials are stuck between having a financially responsible mindset and having the resources and discipline to pull off long-term results, finds a USA TODAY/Bank of America Better Money Habits poll
European aircraft manufacturer seeks patent for futuristic plane design that resembles a polo mint Forget the sleek pencil shaped jet airliner, the future is the flying doughnut. Airbus, the company which
The only things Google seemed certain of was that the campaign was massive and persistent, and that China was behind it. And not just individual hackers, but the Chinese government, which had the means