Regional News

´Rumor Roundup´: Google EnergySense and Surface Mini

December 22, 2013 11:30 am

Jon R is back to tackle the biggest tech rumors of this week! In this episode of Rumor Roundup, Jon is talking about Yahoo's attempt at making a Siri/Google Search competitor, Samsung's new tablet that will compete directly with the iPad Air, new software from Google that will let you control your thermostat via a […]

Leave a comment

Spania GTA Spano Sports Car at the Madrid Motor Days 2013

December 22, 2013 11:12 am

This Christmas, the city of Madrid will host the Madrid Motor Days, an ambitious motor festival project in which GTA Spano will take part from 20th December to 5th January at IFEMA. Spania GTA will take one of GTA Spano vehicles to Madrid after its successful participation in the Dubai Motor Show in November.

Leave a comment

Jimquisition´s Last Video Game Award: The Stanley Parable

December 22, 2013 11:09 am

"Jim walked through the right door."

Leave a comment

Inhofe: Son´s Death Gave New Perspective On Senate Colleagues

December 22, 2013 11:09 am

The Republican senator's son died Nov. 10 when his twin-engine plane crashed near the Tulsa International Airport.

Leave a comment

DARPA Olympics Put Robots´ Mettle to the Test

December 22, 2013 11:09 am

As part of the Defense Department's multimillion-dollar campaign to design robots that can be deployed in disaster recovery situations, teams from around the globe brought their machines to a Florida racetrack for some cyborg competition. Photo: DARPA

Leave a comment

First Artificial Human Heart Transplant Performed In France

December 22, 2013 11:03 am

It’s been hailed as a breakthrough in modern medicine. Surgeons in France have implanted a patient with a new heart — designed to be a long-term artificial replacement for the human organ. The prosthetic heart was designed by French company Carmat, using tissue from biological sources like cows in an effort to reduce the likelihood […]

Leave a comment

Police Fire Teargas, Water Cannons at Istanbul Protesters

December 22, 2013 10:51 am

Turkish police on Sunday clashed with protesters in Istanbul as they marched against the Turkish government's urbanization plans and a corruption investigation in which scores of people, including the sons of ministers, have been arrested. Hundreds of protesters gathered in a square in Istanbul's Kadikoy district, holding banners calling on Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's […]

Leave a comment

Six Injured, Others Missing as Cargo Train Derails in Kenya

December 22, 2013 10:51 am

A cargo train bound for Uganda derailed Sunday in one of Kenya's poorest neighborhoods injuring at least six people — with more feared hurt. The train had two engines and was pulling 22 wagons loaded with wheat to be delivered in Uganda. Police say the conditions on the rail line were slippery and the train […]

Leave a comment

Rare Female Penguin Couple at Israeli Zoo

December 22, 2013 10:25 am

Zookeepers at the Ramat Gan Zoo in Tel Aviv were sure they were dealing with yet another penguin couple, but in a routine blood exam they realized that the two penguins were both in fact female. (Dec. 22)

Leave a comment

Cracker Barrel pulls select ´Duck Dynasty´ merchandise

December 22, 2013 10:23 am

Looks like the “Duck Dynasty” controversy has moved its way into retail. Cracker Barrel’s Old Country Store will be removing select Duck Dynasty products from its shelves — (Via YouTube / Cracker Barrel Old County Store) the first major retailer to announce any action since Phil Robertson’s anti-gay comments in a GQ magazine interview went viral. On its Facebook page the […]

Leave a comment