Thank goodness for the Internet. And not just because we owe our jobs to Al Gore's creation and not just because the World Wide Web responded to Kanye West's Presidential declaration via a series of winning memes.] But because of genius...Show More Summary
When scientists first tried in 1997 to date the famous Shigir Idol wooden sculpture —originally found in a Siberian peat bog in 1890—radiocarbon dating suggested the art was so old the findings were widely disputed. Now, armed with better tech, scientists turned to one of the world's most advanced...
New pipe repair system developed to minimize downtime and maintenance costs while helping to protect crew and assets New from World Wide Metric is the Rapid Repair Clamp,
Widely known for its massively multiplayer online role-playing game titles "Age of Conan," "Dreamfall: The Longest Journey," and "The Secret World," developer Funcom is set to release again a new game. According to Game Spot, the Norwegian studio announced last Wednesday that it would be releasing a single-player horror game for PC called "The Park."
The animal kingdom is a wild and crazy place.
For several years the tech world has collectively wondered what it would take to really fuel the launch of the mobile payment revolution. Like any other consumer technology, mobile payments really won’t take off until it’s widely available, easy to use, and doesn’t alienate us from the payment solutions we’re all used to, but mobile [...]
Norwegian platform supply vessel owner World Wide Supply says that the weak spot market in the UK sector of the North Sea has forced it to lay-up two vessels. World Wide Supply (WWS) owns a fleet of six Damen PSV 3300 CD vessels all delivered in 2013. Four of the vessels are on four-year […] The post World Wide Supply to Lay Up Two PSVs appeared first on gCaptain.
It was that time of the year when soccer lovers had their eyes wide open in front of a television watching the 1994 World Cup in the U.S. Also, it was that time of the year when mobsters had placed their bets on the games, and no one would mess with their plans. During the […]
“Happiness is a super comfy sofa bed, a few side tables and a strong Wi-Fi connection.” IKEA’s catalog is the world’s most widely distributed book. Literary critic Hellmuth Karasek gave the latest edition a tongue-in-cheek review.
J.R.R Tolkien’s “The Lord of the Rings” is arguably one of the most widely read works of fiction in the English-speaking world. However, much before the British writer wrote his magnum opus, he penned a much darker tale — a retelling of a part of the 19th century Finnish epic poem “The...
If electric cars are going to see wide adoption then their range between charges needs to greatly improve. It helps that Tesla owners are going out of their way to set and break […]
Facebook is one of the most widely used websites in the world, which means it takes an army of designers, engineers, managers, and more to make sure everything is running smoothly. And over the past several years, Facebook has grown into more than just a social networking platform. Show More Summary
Disney World has a lot of booze — lot — but the quality varies widely. If you just want to drink, skip this and grab the closest boozy slush. If you want to drink well, read on. TL;DR The majority of vendors, whether they're full service...Show More Summary
The United States is, by a long shot, the global leader in mass shootings, claiming just 5 percent of the global population but an outsized share — 31 percent — of the world’s mass shooters since 1966, a new study finds. The Philippines, Russia, Yemen and France—all countries that can claim a...
All Blacks legend Jonah Lomu says previous form counts for nothing at World Cups and the 2015 competition is wide open.
On Monday, the world’s stock markets continued to fall after suffering steep losses the previous week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, one of the most widely followed indexes, opened for trading by dropping more than 1,000 points in the first six minutes, or about 6.5%. This thousand-point drop...
One feature missing on Windows Phone is support for NFC Payments, with Microsoft unable to make the required deals or get the 3rd party support needed to roll it out widely in most parts of the world. When Apple Pay launched last year this seemed like a significant missing feature, but research by Kantar suggests […]
Over the weekend it was widely reported that Manchester United have shown interest in Barcelona’s Brazilian superstar Neymar Jr. On Monday, Brazilian newspaper Globo reported an incredible £140m bid from Manchester United for the 23-year-old forward. Show More Summary
Impending doom at the hands of a rogue asteroid has been circulating the Internet for a few weeks, resulting in panic across the world wide web. In response to the rumors, NASA has decided to speak out and share what they know about the supposed September impact. Show More Summary
I've seen a lot of great stuff in the past few years as I've trawled the World Wide Web for the best content. I've seen fan fiction, fan films, fan games - but as a calling card for an independe...