Iain Christie

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Davos 2014: Why are only 15% of delegates women?

In the last two years the number of women delegates at the World Economic Forum in Davos has fallen, despite efforts to boost them.<p>The decline comes despite a quota system introduced by the annual event in Davos two years ago demanding that its 100 most important partners send one woman to the …

3D animation: see London as it looked before the Great Fire

A team of six students from De Montfort University in Leicester have turned a historic map into a realistic and detailed 3D animation of Tudor London.<p>…

How to Eat Cheese Fondue the Proper Swiss/French Way

Like most things Swiss and/or French, the classic cold-weather dish operates under its own code of politesse<p>Like all reasonable human beings, we interpret snowy weather as Mother Nature's subliminal message to do one simple thing: <b>eat cheese fondue</b>. But before you dive into a big gooey pot of, say, …

Why Did This Top Science Journal Editor Expose A Blogger's Pen Name?

The pseudonymous Isis the Scientist had her name revealed after a confrontation on Twitter.<p>If you're in the scientific field, or even if you're just a regular reader of, say, this site, you're probably familiar with <i>Nature</i>, one of the top scientific journals in the world. They're the publishers of …

South Korea and the U.S. Reacted Much Differently to a Credit Card Theft Scandal

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Residents in both the U.S. and South Korea were recently hit with a major security breach that let …

Wal-Mart recalls donkey meat in China

<b>Wal-Mart has recalled a donkey meat product in China after tests showed that it contained DNA of other animals.</b><p>Wal-Mart says it will reimburse customers who bought the "Five Spice" donkey meat and the US firm is also helping local authorities with an investigation into its local supplier.<p>The …