After being overshadowed by a fatal car accident outside the Mohawk Club on Thursday morning, which killed two people and injured 23, the annual multimedia conference South by Southwest drew to a close last night in Austin, Texas. The all-out celebration of music, film and, in its interactive component, “innovation, creativity and inspiration”, this year’s SXSW, as it is commonly known, will always be remembered for that tragedy.
J.J. Abrams second take on the Star Trek franchise is already getting rave reviews.
Apocalypse Z Aotea Square, Auckland, 15 April It was raining when the zombie apocalypse began.
It’s the year 2013 and New Zealand is in the grip of the zombie virus.
Iran’s judiciary has postponed the blinding of a man as punishment for throwing acid in the face of a young woman in 2004, after she rejected his offer of marriage. The delay came in the face of mounting outcry both inside Iran and in the West over the sentencing, which is permissible under qesas, a principle of Islamic law allowing victims analogous retribution for violent crimes.
No, Al Gore did not invent the Internet, but the former Vice President and Nobel Peace Prize winner has always has a hand in high-tech, even as he warned the world about global warming. Those two interests are intersecting with the release of a new iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch app version of his recent climate and energy book Our Choice
Any kid can dream up a roller coaster. But those who visit a new exhibit at Walt Disney World’s Epcot theme park can actually take a ride on their fantasy creations
A new cell phone application allows users to carry out a virtual dissection of a human body. The iPhone app, called “Anatomy Lab,” has been developed by researchers from the University of Utah and provides images of a real human cadaver.
Mountainous terrain and harsh weather in remote parts of Afghanistan have proven a deadly combination for the U.S.
Despite the fact that some of the effects of climate change are still imperceptible to all but the most highly trained eyes, there can be no doubting the alarming picture painted by glacier melt. As these rivers of ice retreat back up the valleys they carved out, so scientists’ knowledge of climate change advances, in turn helping us recognize the signs of a warming world.