Bahrain Urged to Crack Down on Black Magic Bahrain is hardly alone in its embrace of, or perhaps belief in, witches and black magic, as places such as Saudi Arabia, Africa and Papua New Guinea have long tossed accusations of dark arts' practices at purported sorcerers.
Smart Grids Could Fix Decrepit US Power Grid Because so much of modern life relies on electricity, failures in the aging U.S. electric grid threaten to plunge parts of America into darkness on a continuing basis. A number of experts, however, believe the solution is at hand: a smart grid.
Justin Bieber and Will Smith join forces to conquer Instagram in 2013 Every single day, around 55 million photos are uploaded to Instagram. On Friday, the company's CEO Kevin Systrom went on TODAY to reveal which one of them ranked as the top image of 2013.And the winner is ...Yes, that is pop star Justin Bieber getting jiggy with actor Will Smith.
Blocking on Twitter now more like 'mute' (Update: Changes reverted) A change to how blocking is done on Twitter is causing a ruckus on the service. Instead of both hiding a user and preventing them from following you, blocking now acts more like a mute button — they can see your tweets and respond all they want, but you won't see them.
Wireless carriers to make it easier to 'unlock' cellphones WASHINGTON — Major U.S. wireless carriers on Thursday pledged to make it easier for consumers to "unlock" their mobile phones for use on competitors' networks, responding to pressure from consumer groups and the top U.S. communications regulator.
Chelton Receives 2013 Award for Achievements in Ocean Remote Sensing NASA and the Department of the Interior's U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) presented the 2013 William T. Pecora Award for achievement in Earth remote sensing to Dudley B. Chelton, distinguished professor of Earth, ocean, and atmospheric sciences at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Ore.