Science I Tech

A reindeer's perilous journey in Swedish Lapland - 11/29/2016

Dikanäs, Sweden, Jonathan Nackstrand / with Gael Branchereau in Stockholm- A herd of reindeer moves silently down the mountain, their silver coats and majestic antlers blending into the Swedish...

Facebook brings mobile games to Messenger - 11/29/2016

SAN FRANCISCO, UNITED STATES- Facebook on Tuesday unveiled "Instant Games" allowing users of the world's biggest social network to play from its Messenger application or directly on their news feeds....

Ancient Mixtec skull art a forgery: Dutch museum - 11/29/2016

THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS- An 800-year-old Mexican skull decorated with turquoise mosaic, for decades believed to have been a masterpiece of Mixtec indigenous art is a forgery, a Dutch museum and media...

Design Museum turns old London icon into new global hub - 11/24/2016

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, Ruth Holmes- From Walkmans to iPhones and classic cars to robotic arms, London's new Design Museum will offer a journey through the world of contemporary design when it opens...

US buys ads on Facebook to fight jihadists - 11/18/2016

WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES- Social media has long been a key battlefield in the war on Islamic extremism. But the US has found this year that online ads on media like Facebook, rather than posts, are...

World looks up to gaze at extra bright 'supermoon' - 11/15/2016

MIAMI, UNITED STATES, Kerry Sheridan / with Katy Lee in Paris- Skygazers took to high-rise buildings, tourist landmarks and beaches worldwide on Monday to catch a glimpse of the closest "supermoon"...

Record-shattering birds stay in air for 10 months: study - 10/28/2016

MIAMI, UNITED STATES- A small, dark-feathered bird known as the common swift flies for 10 months on end without ever landing, the longest time spent aloft of any known bird, scientists said Thursday....

Experts discover 'cavities' in Egypt's Great Pyramid - 10/16/2016

CAIRO, EGYPT- Egypt's Great Pyramid of Giza could contain two previously unknown "cavities", scientists using radiography to scan the millennia-old monument said on Saturday. On Thursday, the...

Anyone can chat with the White House... through a bot - 10/15/2016

WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES- It's now easy to chat on Facebook Messenger with the White House -- or more accurately through the presidential "bot" released by the Obama administration on Friday. The...

Samsung halts sale, exchange of Note 7 over safety fears - 10/11/2016

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA, Giles Hewitt- Samsung told customers worldwide Tuesday to stop using their Galaxy Note 7 smartphones as it struggled to contain a snowballing safety crisis that threatens to...
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