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Dramatic Photo Shows Dozens of Migrants in the Mediterranean After Boat Capsized

Around 200 people drowned in the Mediterranean this week after a migrant boat headed to Europe capsized near Libya, the UN refugee agency said …

North Africa

Ask a North Korean: what happens on your wedding day?

In an ongoing series, NK News poses a reader’s question to a defector. This week: why the Supreme Leader and chickens are a fixture at every ceremony<p>In North Korea, your wedding isn’t just <i>your</i> moment, because the government and Workers’ Party often intervene. There’s no such thing as a bouquet …

North Korea

Srebrenica ceremony: Crowd chases Serbian PM as more victims buried

<b>Srebrenica, Bosnia Herzegovina (CNN) —</b> Outrage erupted at Saturday's commemoration of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre in Bosnia, as a shouting crowd threw bottles and rocks at Serbia's Prime Minister, forcing him to flee.<p>It was a heated moment in an otherwise solemn event where world dignitaries and …

European Union

19 of the best iOS apps from May 2015

We’ve looked at a lot of new and updated iOS apps this month, with the usual healthy smattering of ones dedicated to messaging and photo organization /optimization.<p>Some big names – like The New York Times and Flickr – also have revamped apps worth revisiting.<p>All you need to do is peruse the list …

Lenovo Smart Cast, el Primer Móvil del Mundo con Proyector

En más de una ocasión hemos cómo algunos diseñadores de conceptos de iPhone se imaginaban al smartphone de Apple con un proyector integrado para …

Las niñas afganas se aferran al skate como símbolo de libertad

Con un casco rojo de gran tamaño en la cabeza y rodilleras de color rosa brillante una niña mira directamente a la cámara. En la estampa se aprecia …

Cuando las madres tiraban al río a sus hijos

Alemania recuerda la oleada de suicidios en los últimos meses de la II Guerra Mundial<p>El documento es estremecedor. 28 páginas repletas de nombres …

Detrás del rostro

Nunca sabremos lo que sucedió en la mente de Andreas Lubitz en los minutos que permaneció solo y encerrado en la cabina del avión que posteriomente …

12 series de ciencia-ficción que se están emitiendo ahora y deberías ver

Desde hace muchos años la ciencia-ficción está viviendo una especie de era dorada en la televisión, llena de geniales producciones que se robarán el …

Manejar el móvil tocando un parche puesto en la piel

Los parches se pegan a la piel mediante un adhesivo biocompatible. Imagen: Oliver Dietze. Fuente: Universidad de Saarland.<p>Si suena un teléfono móvil …

Unas gafas inteligentes enseñan a utilizar aparatos

Un equipo dirigido por un científico mexicano ha desarrollado un sistema para gafas inteligentes, denominado GlaciAR Glass, que monta de forma …

Una resistente pintura convierte todo tipo de superficies en autolimpiables

Investigadores británicos han creado una pintura que, aplicada a la ropa, el papel o el vidrio, convierte a las superficies de estos materiales en …

Bjork's next music video is made for virtual reality

Let's say for a moment that the experimental Oculus VR movies that came out of Sundance didn't do anything for you, but that Icelandic songwriters totally float your boat. You're in luck because Björk's upcoming video for "Stonemilker" will be available for Oculus Rift, according to an interview …

How a rape was filmed and shared in Pakistan

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1148000/1148224_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522323746_e4e19ec04637d3791f4f269610159fed<p><b>When a young Pakistani woman was gang raped in a remote village, she kept silent. But then a video of the rape began circulating online and via mobile</b> …

Crime

Crean un ordenador que aprende a jugar videojuegos por sí mismo

Un equipo de científicos de una de las empresas de las que es propietaria Google, Deep Mind, ha conseguido crear un algoritmo capaz de aprender a …

Toyota unveils violin-playing, personal transport robots

We can't say we totally understand the reason for unveiling a violin-playing robot alongside one that assists in personal mobility, but nevertheless, the aforementioned duo is indeed being trumpeted today by Toyota. The two bots are the newest members of the firm's Partner Robots, which are being …

Epic Games head believes VR will 'change the world'

Tim Sweeney knows the video game industry. He started Epic Games, the studio behind huge franchises like <i>Gears of War</i>, <i>Unreal Tournament</i>, and <i>Infinity Blade</i>, and the widely used game development software, Unreal Engine. He's hailed as a founding father of the modern gaming industry, having started …

10 magnificent minimalist GIFs by Florian de Looij

GIF: gif.flrn.nl<p>Here are some of my favorite very simple animations by artist and GIF-master Florian de Looij.<p>More from him: portfolio, and GIF …

GIF Animations

El hotel gestionado por robots

Los robots que hacen nuestro trabajo son cada día más una realidad, una realidad que va a eliminar muchos de los trabajos actualmente existentes. Y …

Japanese bank introduces robot workers to deal with customers in branches

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group is employing ‘Nao’, a multilingual 5.4-kg robot, who will begin work in a branch in April<p>Japan’s biggest bank is preparing to unveil robot employees with a human touch.<p>Nao, a 58-centimetre (1ft 11)-tall humanoid developed by the French company Aldebaran Robotics – a …

Robotics

Even Our Balloon Animals Will Soon Be Made By Robots

DARPA's ATLAS is an impressive feat of robotics engineering, but despite representing the bleeding edge of automatons, it's slow and clumsy when it …

TOP 100: Películas que puedes ver gratuita y legalmente en Internet

Internet, como una inmensa, infinita biblioteca, guarda entre sus anaqueles verdaderos tesoros de la cultura universal, muchos de los cuales …

Saudi Women Right-to-Drive Activists Deploy Twitter, Face Terrorism Court

It has been nearly two weeks since Saudi Arabia lost King Abdullah, 90, whom his people affectionately labeled “The King of Humanity.” Since then, …

Saudi Arabia

Oculus Rift: un artiste passera 28 jours dans la vie d'un autre

Pour une expérience, un artiste va passer un mois sans enlever son casque de réalité virtuelle.<p>Pendant 28 jours, Mark Farid va vivre la vie d’un …

Susan Burnstine Photography

Ólafur Arnalds - Ljósið (Official Music Video)

How mobile phones are making cash obsolete in Africa

When he rolls into a gas station to fill his tank, Barkhad Dahir doesn't get out of his car. He punches a few buttons on his cellphone and within seconds he has paid for the fuel.<p>With the same quick keystrokes on his phone, he pays for virtually everything he needs: groceries at the supermarket, a …

Africa

Google Glass Explorer Edition Release Date, Price and Specs - CNET

<i>Editors' note (August 12, 2013): Google has announced a new software update for Glass that allows voice commands for Path and Evernote.</i><p>The very first question we at CNET get about Google Glass is: "What <i>is</i> it?" The next two are "What's it like to wear?" and "Why would you <i>want</i> to?"<p>The frothing …

Wearable Tech