BEIJING (AP) — China's September imports fell by an unexpectedly wide margin of 20.4 percent from a year ago in a new sign of weakness in the world's second-largest economy. The fall in imports worsened from August's 5.5 percent contraction, defying stimulus efforts aimed at halting an economic slowdown, customs data showed Tuesday. Show More Summary
Pakistan’s top property portal Zameen.com announced the launch of its iPad app last week, which offers an optimized experience for the users of the world’s most popular tablet and gives Zameen.com a wide reach across platforms.
Anywhere between 50 million and 80 million people died in World War II, still the deadliest military conflict in history, resulting in a loss of about 3% of the total world population. Part of the reason for the wide variance in numbers comes from what casualties you include, the higher estimates...
Tom Hanks is a big star, admired by many throughout the world for his wide range of films from romantic comedies, such as 1984’s Splash to dramas, like Stephen King’s The Green Mile (1999). Someone as renowned as Hanks must get hundreds, if not thousands, of requests for personal appearances a week, which only makes... Show More Summary
Topic: Internet HIGHLIGHTS • Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, has attacked Facebook’s Internet.org • Berners-Lee said people in emerging markets should “just say no” to the project • He said the initiative was not...Show More Summary
We understand, you missed the Olympics and baseball and some very sad football news, mostly because of Lollapalooza. Just because you don’t have time for sports, doesn’t mean you can’t listen to hours and hours of Red Hot Chili Peppers live, does it? It doesn’t. Show More Summary
Minting small change was a big, expensive problem in the ancient world. This column argues that the ancient Lydian government and Greek city-states absorbed the cost of producing an extremely wide array of denominations of coins as a political strategy. Show More Summary
In just one week since its release, The Martian has quickly become one of the most widely celebrated and well-reviewed movies of this year. The Matt Damon starrer opened to an almost $55 million U.S. release, while world numbers have already passed the $100 million mark. Show More Summary
You probably already know this, but some nude images of Justin Bieber were caught by the paparazzi and have being doing the rounds online over the last 24 hours. Some of you have probably already clicked across the world wide web to have a look at them. Show More Summary
Pierluigi Collina has offered his opinion on Hector Moreno’s tackle which broke Luke Shaw’s leg last month. And considering the clout Collina carries in the football world – he was widely regarded as the world’s best referee during his career – his opinion is very much worth paying attention to. Show More Summary
Three-time World Cup winner Pele is widely regarded as the greatest player to ever have played football. Along with Diego Maradona, Pele is regarded as the greatest ever, and the Brazilian is generally seen as just a rung above his Argentine rival thanks to his World Cup trophy haul. Show More Summary
The seventh film in the "Star Wars" film saga will receive its world premiere in Los Angeles, just days before its wide release.
According researchers at Baylor University, ignoring your partner as he or she sits right in front of you so that you can browse the world wide web on your electronic devices is called “phubbing,” or “phone snubbing” and it can
For their first episode in the Season of the Witch, THE HORROR SHOW and THE RANTS MACABRE are back for more discussions on the wide world of horror! While THE HORROR SHOW already has Halloween on the mind, THE RANTS MACABRE goes into a more genre-bending direction this week. And though each show have their […]
It’s here!!! Today in nearly a thousand cities around the world my 8th Annual World Wide Photo Walk kicks off, and by tonight nearly 20,000 photographers around the world will collectively have taken literally millions of photos as part of their local Photo Walks. Show More Summary
An image is worth a thousand words. This is even truer when it comes to moving pictures. Written content in many cases is not sufficient to gain attention in the world wide web. Videos have become a matter of course and people no longer only share them on YouTube but also on social networks such as Facebook. Show More Summary
In a clash of former world champions, Argenis Mendez (23-3-1, 12 KOs) outpointed Miguel Vazquez (35-5, 13 KOs) over ten tactical rounds on Tuesday night in San Antonio’s Cowboys Dancehall. Scores were surprisingly wide at 99-90, 97-92 and 95-94, all … Continue reading ? The post Mendes outscores Vazquez appeared first on Boxing News.
The world’s largest defense company is taking a big step towards battlefield laser weapons. In a few weeks, Lockheed Martin will start production of high-efficiency fiber-optic modules that can be wired together into a wide variety of different weapons. Show More Summary
The World Congress on Pain provides a state-of-the-art overview of a wide range of topics in pain research and treatment. It offers networking opportunities with thousands of the world's leading experts who are eager to share their thoughts, research, and findings. Show More Summary
Since the World Wide Developer Conference in 2014, Apple has given the public an opportunity to test drive its newest OS X and iOS software before their official releases. Starting with the releases of OS X Yosemite and iOS 8, AppleShow More Summary