Mark Daniel

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Thai PM Yingluck Dissolves Parliament, but Tensions Remain High

<b>Updated: 3:27 a.m. E.T., Dec. 9, 2013</b><p>Facing large protests and calls for her resignation, embattled Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra dissolved …

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North Korea's Kim Jong-un purges his uncle in spectacularly public fashion

The North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has overseen the ousting of his previously powerful uncle Jang Song-thaek for crimes including faction-building and “dissolute and depraved” behaviour involving drug use, womanising and gambling, North Korean media has announced.<p>The unprecedented and lengthy …

Radioactive spill: uranium processing halted and mine audit under way

Uranium processing has been shut down at a Northern Territory mine which was the source of a million-litre radioactive spill as a comprehensive audit of the entire site is undertaken.<p>The spill, which contains acidic slurry as well as radioactive waste and mud, happened at the Ranger uranium mine in …

A 3-D Printer That Uses the Sun to Create Glass Objects Out of Sand

Marcus Kayser's Solar Sinter project turns the desert's resources into bowls<p>When design student Markus Kayser wanted to test his sun-powered, sand-fed 3-D printer, he knew the gray skies outside his London apartment wouldn't do. So he shipped the 200-plus-pound contraption to Cairo, Egypt, flew …

Is It Game Over For The Xbox One Thanks To Mandatory Kinect?

Paul Tassi argues, quite persuasively, that the reason Xbox One is behind the PlayStation 4 is the inclusion of the Kinect, a voice-and-motion sensor that allows users to control the console via voice commands.<p>He quotes analyst Michael Pachter, who says that the “reason Sony beats Microsoft is …

Living with the Leon: Taking the Leon to the Limit

It didn't necessarily have to be Essex but that's where Car Limits is based, at North Weald Airfield. Car Limits principally concerns itself with teaching car control in your own vehicle, so whilst I'm usually a plodding pace car, or frantically chasing down far more powerful opposition in a David …

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