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23 September 2014
New Zealand Is Out to Tarnish Japan's Reputation Over Whaling, or so Says Japan's Public Broadcaster
"New Zealand's real aim: to damage Japan's international reputation," according to NHK's News Watch 9 program. Some Japanese Twitter users thought the reaction was a bit much.
1 September 2014
A pub in South Korea posted a notice turning away Africans "due to Ebola virus," and a Nigerian millionaire preacher is offering to cure Ebola patients with his special water.
10 August 2014
2 August 2014
Up to 100 million people across the world are infected with dengue each year. Will the vaccine finally stop the spread of the virus?
28 July 2014
27 July 2014
A new project that aims to enrich Wikipedia articles related to medical subjects in many world languages has been given a $10,000 grant from the Wikimedia Foundation.
20 July 2014
People from 16 different countries will voyage to Australia to deliver traditional canoes to major fossil fuel industry supporters. They want to highlight the dire consequences of climate change.
15 July 2014
Groups protesting a possible repeal of a colonial-era anti-sodomy law have tried to distance themselves from being labeled "homophobic." Caribbean bloggers insist on calling a spade a spade.
24 June 2014
If Kinsey’s Big Data could show the reality of human sexual behavior, what might the total disintegration of online privacy reveal about all kinds of political behavior?
Want a smart thermostat to control your home's heating? Or one that is hooked up to the Internet and measures your home's concentration of CO2? French start-ups are on it.