In March, on a small reef off the coast of Honduras, a group of pioneering conservationists started teaching sharks how to hunt.
A former Australian foreign minister said Wednesday he was encouraged by exchanges “across the room” between Israeli and Iranian representatives during a meeting both attended last month.
He’s gone from being a backup dancer to the biggest thing in Asian pop culture, an actor and singer who has sold millions of albums.
The U.S. secretary of state arrived Wednesday in nuclear-armed Pakistan, a country hit hard by terrorism, economic crisis and rising sentiment that it is paying too high a price for its partnership with the United States in fighting extremists.
President Obama said Wednesday that the nations of the world are failing to work together to confront the most pressing challenges of today. “Now is the time for all of us to take our share of responsibility for a global response to global challenges,” Obama said, in his first speech as president to the U.N
An online news organization has published what it said is a copy of Iran’s proposals to the United Nations which were supposed to address international concerns about its nuclear program.
The white BMW Mr. Liu drives around this humid coastal city in southern China may be real, but the spiffy little black smart phone he carries with him is definitely fake. “But it has Bluetooth, GPS, Wi-Fi, FM radio, a digital video camera, hundreds of games, even a voice recorder,” says Liu.
The claim always seemed too good to be true: park your infant in front of a video and, in no time, he or she will be talking and getting smarter than the neighbor’s kid. In the latest study on the effects of popular videos such as the “Baby Einstein” and “Brainy Baby” series, researchers find that these products may be doing more harm than good. And they may actually delay language development in toddlers.
North Korea threatened military action Wednesday after South Korea joined a U.S.-led effort to limit the trafficking of weapons of mass destruction, the official Korean Central News Agency said.
The $50 billion Ponzi scheme allegedly masterminded by former Nasdaq chairman Bernard Madoff punctuated a miserable year for Wall Street in the worst possible way: by underlining, yet again, that savvy market-makers can harness arcane financial instruments as weapons of mass destruction. Left in Madoff’s wake are bankrupt investors, mortified regulators and a raft of unnoticed red flags.