Philip Oh

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Gassy Cows Are Warming The Planet, And They're Here To Stay

Sorry to ruin your appetite, but it's time to talk about cow belches.<p>Humans the world over are eating meat and drinking milk — some of us a little less, some of us a lot more, than years past. Farmers are bringing more and more cows into the world to meet demand, and with them escapes more methane …

How U.S. Fighter Jet Design Helped A Turtle Find Life - And Love

TEL AVIV, Israel - An endangered sea turtle called Freedom has been saved thanks to a student project inspired by the advanced U.S. F-22 Raptor fighter jet.<p>The young green sea turtle was found on a beach in northern Israel with his two left flippers almost completely severed by fishing …

Military Aircraft

Exclusive: Key General Splits With Obama Over Ukraine

The commander of NATO is insisting that the West do more to protect Ukraine from a possible Russian invasion. But the Obama administration has other …

Is John Kasich The Most Formidable 2016 GOP Candidate You Don’t Know?

Could Ohio Governor John Kasich’s support of Medicaid expansion sink any presidential ambitions he may harbor?<p>Unless you live in Ohio, or are a …

'Heartbleed' Bug Coder: 'It was a simple programming error'

The coder responsible for the "Heartbleed" bug has expressed regret over the damage caused, but points out that the error itself was "quite trivial."<p>The German developer who introduced the bug in 2012, identified by the Sydney Morning Herald as Robin Seggelmann, explained that in coding terms the …

Information Security

LEGO Announces New Star Wars Set, $300 Jawas' Sandcrawler From "Episode IV"

It’s a good day for Star Wars LEGO set collectors – a new set has been announced! This May, you’ll be able to add the Jawas’ Sandcrawler From …

These Failed Designs for the Interstate Sign Are Oddly Disorienting

It's one of those things you've seen your entire life and probably never thought much about. There's that iconic blue shield shape with a white …

Beautiful Video of Strangers Kissing For the First Time

In a video that's quickly making its way around the web (almost 3.8 million views on YouTube), we all get to watch as 20 strangers kiss for the very first time. Amateur filmmaker Tatia Pilieva captures a range of human emotions from awkwardness to elation in a short film featuring strangers (or …

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One year after Hugo Chavez, his successor and Venezuela are struggling

Venezuela has been in the news for its anti-government protests. It is also one of the more dangerous countries in the world, with over 28,000 murders reported last year. And its economy is unraveling — inflation is above 55 percent and Venezuelans can't find essentials like cooking oil or toilet …

For Crimean Tatars, the Ukraine-Russia standoff is full of risk

Like many 15 year olds around the world, Medina spends a lot of time on Facebook. But unlike most teenagers, she logs in to discuss politics.<p>Medina is a Crimean Tatar. Crimean Tatars make up 15 percent of the Crimean peninsula’s ethnically-mixed population. And with the Russian troop presence in …

Crimea has long held a special place in culture and imagination

It’s fair to say that Crimea holds an important place in Svetlana Boym’s inagination. Boym's a writer, teacher and artist who spent summers in Crimea growing up. Now she writes about Russian culture and is the author of <i>The Future of Nostalgia,</i> which she describes as a history of the "hypochondria …

'I'm proud to be American — and that is why after this newscast, I'm resigning'

The crisis in Crimea has been dominating headlines.<p>But, earlier this week, the coverage of the crisis itself became the headline when Abby Martin, a talk show host at RT, an English-language TV news network funded by the Russian government, came out on her show against the Russian government’s …

You wouldn't believe the situations a hard-working Lego photographer finds himself in

“I've had cameras for almost as long as I can remember,” Andrew Whyte tells me from a radio studio in Portsmouth, England. “My dad was very supportive, and a very enthusiastic amateur. And his father and his grandfather were interested in the science and the practice of photography as well.”<p>Before …

Israeli techie says it takes a cyber hacker to catch a cyber hacker

Israel is a country at the forefront of cyber security technologies.<p>That’s no big surprise, considering the number of Israeli soldiers trained in the art of cyber-warfare. When they leave the military, many of them get jobs protecting business, infrastructure and commerce from the kinds of attacks …

For Central Americans, fear is increasingly the reason for entering the US

It’s a cool, sunny morning in Guatemala City. A vendor hawks the country’s most popular newspapers, <i>Prensa Libre</i> and <i>Nuestro Diario</i>. The newspapers are often filled with stories about brutal gang and drug-related violence. Such stories are also common in Honduras and El Salvador.<p>Down the street from …