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Female tourists shun India after rape attack

Women travelers have turned their back on India after the notorious gang rape and murder of a Delhi student in December highlighted the scale of sexual violence in the country.<p>A survey by Indian chambers of commerce found a 35 per cent decline in the numbers of female foreign tourists since the 23 …

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If You Think China's Air Is Bad, You Should See The Water

REUTERS/China Daily The unhealthy smog that settled over Beijing earlier this year, capturing international media attention, is not the only visible sign of China's rapid economic growth and the resulting environmental hazards.<p>Countless rivers and lakes have also been contaminated by nearby …

Three dead in 95-car pileup near Virginia, North Carolina state line

Three people were killed and more that 20 injured in a massive series of pile-ups involving 95 cars on Interstate 77 near the Virginia and North Carolina state line Sunday afternoon, according to authorities.<p>The crashes began around 1 p.m. in the southbound lanes in Carroll County, Virginia, …

Massive 75 Car Pileup Kills 3

After Delhi Gang Rape, 35 Percent Fewer Females Visit India

India’s latest tourism ad features a female exploring the subcontinent on a solo expedition, but you’d be hard-pressed to find many foreign women …

Google, YouTube, Twitter get into April Fools' action

Google provides treasure map overlay while YouTube announces it will shut down on April 1 to pick a best video winner.<p>Tired of all those vowels clogging up your tweets?<p>Twitter announced a solution late Sunday night, saying it will shift to a two-tiered service, dubbing its basic, consonant-only …

Deadly new bird flu reported in Shanghai, where “pork soup” is already on tap

Two men in Shanghai have died and a woman is gravely ill from a new strain of bird flu, H7N9, that was not previously known to infect humans. One of men, aged 87, died on March 4, and the other, aged 27, died on March 10, according to Chinese health authorities.<p>The younger victim reportedly worked …

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As Kim Jong-Un Likens Nukes to 'Treasure,' U.S. Sends More Fighter Jets

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>North Korea ratcheted up its vague but unending threats against the United States, South Korea and …

Dreamy Photography by Weerapong Chaipuck

I've been making plans for a big trip through some nice places around the world, and it's always great to see some pictures to inspire me to go to …

WVIL, A Glimpse At The Future Of Photography After Cameras Die [Video]

With pro-level digital cameras continually shrinking, and cellphone cameras getting better, WVIL images a future when the two finally merge.<p>As digital cameras have outgrown their bulky origins and continued to miniaturize, some photographers and cinematographers joke that soon the “camera” itself …