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Italian archbishop calls for 10-year ban on godparents to thwart mafia

An Italian archbishop has proposed a 10-year moratorium on the naming of godparents in an attempt to stem the way mob bosses use the <i>padrino</i> system to spread their influence and authority to the next generation.<p>Monsignor Giuseppe Fiorini Morosini, archbishop of the southern city of Reggio Calabria, …

Nigeria's president vows to defeat Boko Haram

Nigeria's president has said that his country will win its "war on terror", despite another attack by Boko Haram fighters in the northeast that reportedly killed hundreds.<p>Speaking at the World Ecomomic Forum in Abuja on Thursday, Goodluck Jonathan thanked foreign nations for their support against …

New bionics let us run, climb and dance | Hugh Herr

Desmond Tutu: 'I am sorry' – the three hardest words to say

Family,Life and style,Parents and parenting,Domestic violence,Alcoholism,Grandparents and grandparenting<p><b>Exclusive:</b> The social activist and retired Anglican archbishop on seeing his father abuse his mother when he was a child and what he's learned since then about forgiveness<p>There were so many …

Accused of killing two white girls in South Carolina, George Stinney Jr was tried and electrocuted at the age of 14 in just 83 days. As a judge ponders whether to quash the verdict, Karen McVeigh speaks to the families involved and wonders if his name will ever be cleared http://gu.com/p/3nk7t/fb

Nintendo 3DS game sales hit 'record-setting' 16 million in 2013 - Pocket-lint

Nintendo wants to remind you that while Microsoft and Sony have experienced recent successes with their new gaming consoles it, too, has seen a …

NinjaBlocks’ new home hub uses EMF gesture controls

As more companies investigate the myriad ways we will navigate ubiquitous computing in our homes, cars and workplaces, gesture is always one of the …

Live from the Engadget CES Stage: Eye-Fi co-founder Ziv Gillat

Eye-Fi has been making our cameras more connected for several years now. We'll speak with the card-makers co-founder Ziv Gillat about the company's push toward broader adoption.<p>January 10, 2014 5:00:00 PM EST

Android TV at CES 2014 highlighted by Chinese manufacturers Hisense and TCL

The project formerly known as Google TV has a limited presence on the CES show floor in 2014. While a number of companies are still working up Android-powered boxes and dongles, the largest TV manufacturers we saw on the floor promoting it were Hisense and TCL. Both are showing off skinned versions …

Live from the Engadget CES Stage: KnCMiner

What better way to send off CES 2014 than with some Bitcoin talk? KnCMiner, the Swedish company behind a number of high profile Bitcoin mining machines will join us for our final on-stage CES interview of the year.<p>January 10, 2014 7:30:00 PM EST

PowerUp's smartphone-controlled paper plane makes us jealous of modern kids

So, it turns out that people really like paper airplanes, and by that we don't mean the M.I.A. song, although that's pretty neat too. No, we're talking about PowerUp's Bluetooth propellor kit for paper planes that enables you to steer your origami aircraft. Creator Shai Goitein had already …

The next big thing in hardware: Commoditizing production and distribution platforms

From Jawbone to Pebble and Ouya, much has been written about the recent hardware renaissance. While investors and the press show renewed interest in …

Explaining meteors: are we in danger?

In February, a meteor exploded over the Russian city of Chelyabinsk, causing significant damage. A recent study in <i>Nature</i> suggests that there are more of these potentially threatening small meteors than we previously thought. We ask expert Dr Hugh Lewis from the University of Southampton to explain …