Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said Friday he is considering deploying the army to help combat fires in the Amazon rainforest, amid growing international pressure over the wildfires. ORIGINAL videographics on fires in Brazil.
Two years after the start of the influx of Rohingya refugees from Burma to Bangladesh, hostility has increased. Videographic on the Rohingyas.
The opening of a hypermarket without cashiers on Sundays in Angers France is controversial. Videographic on digital supermarkets.
.NASA and the European Space Agency have decided on a halo orbit for humanity's first lunar outpost.According to an ESA press release, the Gateway space station will follow a near-rectilinear halo orbit, or NRHO.
Warplanes from four different countries were involved in an unprecedented confrontation over the East Sea.
Norway Royal Salmon is all set to build a remote-controlled fish pen in Arctic waters.The company has unveiled plans to build a semi-submersible fishing farm off the coast of Norway by 2020.
A new investigative report has revealed that former Huawei employees in the Czech Republic routinely collected and shared sensitive client data with Chinese government officials.
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Amazon, Microsoft and Intel are among leading tech companies putting the world at risk through killer robot development, according to a report that surveyed major players from the sector about their stance on lethal autonomous weapons. Videographi...
Russia on Thursday launched an unmanned rocket carrying a life-size humanoid robot that will spend 10 days learning to assist astronauts on the International Space Station. Videographic illustrating the International Space Station.
A Texas man convicted of raping and strangling a 19-year-old college student was executed by lethal injection Wednesday, the fourth in the state so far this year. Videographic illustrating existing forms of execution around the world.
Hundreds have gathered to protest the Thirty Meter Telescope project, which is planned to be built on the summit of Mauna Kea on Hawaii's Big Island. The ongoing protests began on July 15.
Demonstrators and police clashed Sunday as tens of thousands took to the streets of Hong Kong to protest for the seventh consecutive weekend.According to CNN, the Sunday march in Hong Kong began peacefully.
An architectural firm is building a new museum powered by renewable energy in Sweden.
Videographic on endangered species. More than 2,300 endangered tigers have been killed and illegally trafficked since the turn of the century, according to a report published Tuesday, urging more action to protect the giant cats. The report was re...
Videographic on artificial intelligence. The World Robot Conference begins in Beijing on Wednesday.
Videographic on deforestation. The number of forest fires in Brazil surged in the first eight months of 2019, official data show, as President Jair Bolsonaro faces growing criticism over rampant destruction of the Amazon.
Videographic showing how cities can respond to heat waves. Northern hemisphere summers will deliver dangerously longer heatwaves, droughts and bouts of rain even if humanity manages to cap global warming at two degrees Celsius, according to a new ...
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India's Chandrayaan 2 spacecraft entered lunar orbit on Tuesday, executing one of the trickiest manoeuvres on its historic mission to the Moon. Videographic on the Chandrayaan-2 mission.
There are some food trends that all of your pals have fallen in love with.
Videographic on wildfires. A wildfire raged out of control on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria Monday, forcing more evacuations as flames in some parts rose so high even water-dropping planes were unable to operate, authorities said.
No access Taiwan / mainland China. Courtesy of CCTV/EBC Typhoons are large storms that occur in ocean waters that are warm and tropical. In areas bordering the western northern Pacific Ocean the term typhoon is used instead of hurricane.
Videographic on the carbon cycle. Australia is the world's third-largest emissions exporter, with more than a billion tonnes of carbon dioxide shipped abroad each year in the form of coal and liquefied natural gas, a think tank study showed Monday.
First Native Person to Meet British Who Came Ashore on the Mayflower Spoke English and Asked for a B
The pioneers that we now know as the Pilgrims were anxious, given many tales of vicious tribes, about how they might be welcomed on the shore of the Americas. And yet the first words they heard from a Native's mouth were: 'May I have a beer, pleas...
A group of American and Canadian scientists and students will be embarking on the Northwest Passage Project an 18-day expedition through the Northwest Passage aboard the Swedish Icebreaker Oden.
Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman has been sentenced to life in prison, plus 30 years, by a federal judge in Brooklyn.
Researchers have discovered how a group of drug-resistant bacteria defend against medicine.Gram-negative bacteria have an additional outer membrane that makes them strong against antibiotics and responsible for serious drug-resistant infections.
Photo-editing app Faceapp is facing security concerns over allegedly storing user data onto Russian servers. Faceapp uses artificial intelligence to alter human faces into aged versions of themselves.
Elon Musk has unveiled a wireless implantable device that he claims can merge the human brain with artificial intelligence.
Sunken World War Two-era warships, weighing tons and acting as graveyards for the perished men who crewed them, are completely disappearing from their final watery resting spots.
First impressions can be lasting ones, so when it comes to catching the eye of a prospective partner this pufferfish pulls out all the stops to create a mating masterpiece.
A new study published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics on Monday connected social media to depression in teens and not video gaming.
Area 51 is a remote U.S. Air Force military installation at Groom Lake in southern Nevada, about 80 miles from Las Vegas. The BBC reports that the facility is so named for its designation on 50's era maps of the Atomic Energy Commission.
When a young Japanese girl became a victim of war she didn't respond with anger, but with a peaceful gesture that still inspires hope around the globe.
Videographic on single-use plastic pollution. To accompany a text story moving on Friday on how sliver of Arctic Ocean ice extracted by scientists from deep inside an ice block was revealed to be riddled with microplastics.
Videographic illustrating plastics production and pollution. To accompany a text story moving on Friday on how sliver of Arctic Ocean ice extracted by scientists from deep inside an ice block was revealed to be riddled with microplastics.
Videographic illustrating the garbage in the oceans. To accompany a text story moving on Friday on how sliver of Arctic Ocean ice extracted by scientists from deep inside an ice block was revealed to be riddled with microplastics.
Videographic illustrating melting ice caps. July 2019 temperatures were the hottest ever recorded globally, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said Thursday, while satellite data showed polar ice shrank to its lowest lev...
Videographic on the nuclear agreement with Iran. A tanker carrying Iranian oil, released by Gibraltar authorities after being held since July 4, is preparing to set sail into the Mediterranean, a senior Iranian shipping official said Friday.
Videographic about global warming. July 2019 temperatures were the hottest ever recorded globally, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said Thursday, while satellite data showed polar ice shrank to its lowest levels.
These days weddings have fewer and fewer rules because couples are more progressive than they used to be. However, there are a few things to remember while getting dressed to make sure you're respectful of the ceremony and the people getting married.
Thanksgiving traditions have changed over time, but it will always be a social event we owe to the efforts of one neighborly Native.
Loew's Poli Theatre has been diligently waiting for its classic splendor to be on public display again. For now, we offer a dusty look at its past.