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The Houses of Parliament in London, January 30, 2015. Today marks the 50th anniversary of the funeral of Winston Churchill, Britain's wartime leader. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett

How Every App Developer Helps Defend Android And iOS Against A Smartphone Revolution

You can work on your alternative mobile operating system as much as you like, you can throw money at the sales teams and the developers, and you can publicly state you are going to take on the incumbents. It doesn’t matter. When it comes down to it, Android and iOS are two of the most defensible …

Norway's amazing hiking cabins

Jutting out of the mountain, as stark as the landscape in which it sits, the Rabot Cabin is the latest addition to Norway’s collection of spectacular refuges for hikers.<p>Located in Hemnes, in the north of the country, the contemporary structure, which opened to the public this week, is a welcome …

U.S. has 'evidence that Russia is firing' into Ukraine

The United States said Thursday it has proof that Russia is firing into Ukraine.<p>Also Thursday, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and his Cabinet announced their resignation in what Ukrainian political experts said was an expected development. Yatsenyuk and his Cabinet will remain in place …

Cruises top list of worst holidays

Cruises may be more popular than ever but they are also the most complained about of all trips, topping a list of worst holidays for the fourth year running.<p>The Worst Holiday Hotspots list is based on the number of complaints received by law firm Irwin Mitchell by holidaymakers whose trips were …

Apple Is Placing A Massive Initial Order Of 70-80 Million iPhone 6s

The Journal cites unnamed supply chain sources claiming that Apple has ordered 70 million to 80 million iPhones to be produced by the end of the year.<p>The size of Apple's order suggests its confidence in the forthcoming device. Last year, Apple ordered around 50 to 60 million for the iPhone 5S and …

Stretching super-strong carbyne makes it useful for electronics

Graphene, I’m really happy for you, I’mma let you finish, but carbyne could be the strongest material of all time! The one-dimensional chain of …

The Netherlands can choose to squeeze Russia’s economy over MH17

Netherlands prime minister Mark Rutte, whose citizens make up the bulk of the victims of the MH-17 disaster, didn’t mince words this week when telling Russian president Vladimir Putin about his responsibility to improve the situation there: “I told him that the window of opportunity to show the …

Europe

How Washington Actually Works For Dummies

• <b>Author:</b> Greg Rushford<p><b>Get the inside scoop on the most powerful city on Earth</b><br>Washington, D.C.: Capital of the Free World; the most powerful city on Earth. No other country, company, or international organization can compare with the reach and wealth of the federal government. Policymaking — the art …

Bootup: snipers ruining cross-play, Segway seats, iPhone 6, Argos tablets

A quick burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team<p><b>Areal developers call out journalists after allegations of being a Kickstarter scam >>> Polygon</b><p>West Games' recently stated in a campaign update that Russian president Vladimir Putin allegedly emailed the game studio …

Airlines ban flights to Israel after rocket strike

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Hamas rocket exploded Tuesday near Israel's main airport, prompting a ban on flights from the U.S. and many from Europe and Canada …

Travel Sketching: A Manifesto

The idea of documenting a trip through art isn’t a particularly new one. Aboard Captain Cook’s second voyage to the Pacific was oil painter William Hodges; artist Edward Adrian Wilson accompanied Robert Scott as he explored the Antarctic; even 22-year-old Jacqueline Bouvier and her sister Lee …

Associated Press News

How Iceland’s baby volcano was born

In 1973, a 1,600m-long fissure erupted on Iceland’s island of Heimaey, spewing lava, ash and destroying 800 houses – and birthing a new volcano that remains live, and warm, even today.<p>On 23 January 1973 on Heimaey, the largest of Iceland’s Westman Islands, a 1,600m-long fissure split open and began …

Permanent 'Trash Islands' Are Forming In The Ocean

Though it didn't seem like an overwhelming amount of trash, he recorded log entries every hour, noting the bits of debris in the water. Toothbrushes. Bottle caps. Eel traps. Floating nets. Soap bottles. On and on it went.<p>Given that he was in the Pacific Ocean, halfway between California and Hawaii, …

Three days in the Coromandel, New Zealand – travel guide

The Coromandel’s charms are no secret — tens of thousands flock here from the North Island’s urban centres and beyond every summer. Yet it remains just far enough from the madding crowds, as the intermittent weakness of phone signal and the car radio’s scratchiness can attest.<p>The peninsula is full …

Empires of the Silk Road

TravelIntelligent Travel<p><i>By David A. Taylor</i><p>I had only walked three minutes from my hotel in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan’s capital, when I stumbled upon a former empire.<p>Coming to Kyrgyzstan last fall, I wanted to see what remained of the Silk Road that snaked through that spiky Central Asian country for …