The iPhone 5 has sold more than 5 million units and now a number of those buyers are having complaints with their new phones, which is unusual for the brand. Heading up the list of top complaints is the spotty maps app that has with this model replaced the Google Maps app. Other complaints include the […]
It’s the world’s longest poem over 1.8 million words, containing over one hundred thousand verses and approximately ten times the length of the Iliad and Odyssey combined. And now India’s celebrated epic the Mahabharata, the writing of which began around 300 B.
G.I. Joe has seen a lot of action over his 45 years
For decades, the French have relished any opportunity to mock Americans for their supposed childish Yankee puritainisme when it comes to matters of sex. These days, though, France is experiencing its own blush of youthful prudishness as an entire generation of younger French women say “non, merci” to the summer tradition of topless sun bathing.
When times are tough, the old business adage goes, it’s important not to look desperate. And, what with declining readership, loss of ad revenue and an increasingly crowded field of competitors, things are deeply grim for newspapers.
There’s a professor at Oxford University who makes a compelling argument that if humans survive long enough to create conscious computers, it’s likely that all of us, right now, are simply historical simulations the computers created for their amusement. After playing with The Sims 3 the latest sequel in the mega-popular Sims franchise I believe that prof. Ich bin ein Sim
For most people, being caught in an enclosed space with either a terrorist or a ventriloquist would qualify as a hostage situation. But Jeff Dunham, a ventriloquist, is perhaps the most popular stand-up comedian in the U.S. And he broke through by playing straight man to a terrorist a fiberglass one.
To caffeine addicts negotiating the recession, this ought to give you a jolt: production problems are driving up the cost of coffee and tea on international markets.
Across Central Asia, they are a common sight: portraits glorifying each nation’s leader. Rising above the people on roadside billboards and taking pride of place on the walls of local government offices, visual tributes to the region’s sitting presidents outnumber internet cafes, independent newspapers and working bank machines.
The ferocious attack by a chimpanzee of a woman in Stamford, Conn., on Feb.