Kirsten Keyser

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20 Brilliant Bookshelves for Modern Bookworms

As the famous saying goes, <i>I like big books and I cannot lie</i>. Even though we may take in most of our reading via an iPad or Kindle these days, we are still bookworms at heart. The warmth and character of a well-worn or brand new book is hard to beat. But those books of yours need a good home. Here …

Small Spaces

10 Places You Should Go While They're Still Cheap

And while there are plenty of tricks for squeezing the most out of every vacation dollar, one of the simplest options is to find a place that has a lot to offer but hasn't yet been hit by the price inflation that comes with big-time popularity.<p>Here are 10 destinations great enough to make the …

Sri Lanka

American tourist faces death penalty in North Korea

North Korea has announced that an American tourist is to be tried on charges of plotting to overthrow the government, a crime that carries a possible …

Lago

Scientists' hope for HIV cure

Researchers are working on "novel strategies" to find a cure for HIV, with the first results expected “within months”.<p>Danish scientists are hoping for results that will show that “finding a mass-distributable and affordable cure to HIV is possible”.<p>They are conducting a clinical trial to test a …

Budweiser cup makes toasting drinkers instant friends on Facebook

As if alcohol weren't enough of a social lubricant already, Budweiser has figured out a way to help it add to your Facebook friends list. The Buddy Cup, unveiled by the company's Brazilian arm, contains "high-tech chip technology integrated with Facebook" that makes two people friends on Facebook …

The iPad Will Lead Apple's Next Wave Of Growth

Following Apple is like contemplating the big waves in a Hokusai print. Successive lines of iPods, intermixed with iPhones and then iPads rise and crest relentlessly. For a while it seemed like the established interval between those waves was shortening, but Tim Cook’s comments at Apple’s earning …

On Copycat Whales, Conformist Monkeys and Animal Cultures

This is the story of a whale that tried something new and a monkey that fell in line.<p>It’s about how wild animals can create cultures and traditions just as we can, through the twin forces of innovation and conformity.<p>*****<p>In 1980, a humpback whale in the Gulf of Maine started doing something …

Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)

North Korea rejects South's call for Kaesong talks

North Korea has rejected South Korea's demand for talks on a jointly run factory park that has been closed for nearly a month, responding to a threat …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

South Sudan rebels: SSLA 'surrenders'

<b>Some 3,000 fighters from one of South Sudan's biggest rebels groups, the SSLA, have handed in their weapons, officials say.</b><p>The former rebels crossed the border from Sudan in about 100 trucks, a local official told Reuters news agency.<p>Sudan has always denied accusations that it backs numerous rebel …

Africa

Boston bombing suspects' mom in terror database

Zubeidat Tsarnaeva was added to a terrorism database with her son Tamerlan Tsarnaev about 18 months before the attack.<p>About 18 months before the Boston Marathon bombings, the CIA added the mother of the two suspects to a terrorism database after Russian authorities raised concerns that she and her …

Volvo Completes Tests Of Flywheel KERS, Confirms Fuel Savings Of 25 Percent

About two years ago we told you that Volvo was about to commence testing of an innovative flywheel-based kinetic energy recovery system (KERS), not …

Earth Day 2013 on This Week @ NASA

Motor Authority

Stargazing in Sedona

After a 13-hour drive from Sequoia to Sedona — during which I nearly ran out of gas on a beautiful but desolate stretch of highway 40 (if it hadn’t been for Max‘s hybrid endurance, I absolutely would have!) — I squeaked into Red Rock Country well past dark and barely in time for my star-gazing …

US ponders Syria options but urges caution over chemical weapons claims

The US is considering a range of military responses to alleged evidence of chemical weapons use by Syria but remains cautious about significant …

The Serpent's Promise: The Bible Retold as Science by Steve Jones – review

You've always thought of the Bible as an early science text. You'd like now to compare its factual content with what modern technical experts have to …

Microsoft could make 3D Skype calls a reality with new meeting tech

A 3D telepresence technology that started life as a Microsoft research project may soon become an official product, a new job listing suggests. Microsoft has begun advertising for a new software development engineer who will be tasked with helping it develop hardware and software capable of …

Brother and sister swim 14 hours for their lives after fishing boat sinks

An American brother and sister have survived a 14-hour swim to safety in the Caribbean after the fishing boat they had chartered sank off the north …

Ferrari 458 Crazy Novitec F1 Exhaust Sound!

Death Toll at Bangladesh Factory Rises to 300, but Hope Remains for Survivors

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>More than two days after a tragic building collapse in Savar, rescue crews continue scour the rubble …