Agence France-Presse, Tokyo | Wed, 09/30/2015 3:14 PM
Tossed aside as outdated junk by some, old video games such as Donkey
Kong and Pac-Man are now getting a new lease of life in Tokyo's vibrant
Akihabara district, as growing numbers of die-hard fans seek out vintage
classics to relive their youth.
Nick Perry, Associated Press, Auckland, New Zealand | Sat, 09/26/2015 4:01 PM
Prosecutors say Kim Dotcom and his colleagues sometimes reveled in their
role as "modern-day pirates," discussed how to thwart the justice
system, and joked that a judge would one day realize how "evil" they
Mark Pratt, Associated Press, Boston | Fri, 09/18/2015 2:10 PM
A Cornell University graduate student who allowed honeybees to sting him
in 25 places and a group of scientists who concluded it's possible for
one man to father 888 children are among the winners of this year's Ig
Nobels, which honor humorous scientific achievement.
Associated Press, Washington | Fri, 09/18/2015 11:32 AM
A federal appeals court is blocking Samsung Electronics from selling
some of its older smartphones in the U.S. in the latest twist to a
long-running legal battle over how much of the devices' technology was
copied from Apple's iPhone.
Some prominent South Africans have dismissed the discovery of a new
human ancestor as a racist theory designed to cast Africans as
"subhuman", an opinion that resonates in a country deeply bruised by