Riot police clashed with masked demonstrators Thursday inside Rio de Janeiro's main train station during a protest against a 10 cent hike in public transportation fares expected to take effect on 8 February.
Peace talks between the Pakistani government and representatives of the Taliban began on Thursday. It's the first test for the government's controversial initiative of seeking a peaceful resolution to the country's bloody insurgency.
This weekend The New York Times published an open letter written by Woody Allen’s adopted daughter Dylan Farrow, in which for the first time the 28-year-old speaks openly about the alleged sexual abuse by Allen 21-years ago.
Next time you get the feeling that the floor is falling out from beneath your feet, it might just be an ESP Detection Floor that comes to your aid. Developed in the Netherlands, the ESP Detection Floor system uses electronic flooring underlay panels to monitor rooms by detecting human movement.
If the thought of singing Karaoke strikes fear into your soul, the people at Singtrix have a treat for you. They have developed a vocal processing unit that allows you to sing with a number of effects and voices - so basically a karaoke machine that improves your singing.
Days after on-off couple Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez were spotted riding Segways together, 19-year-old Justin posted a cute picture on his instagram account Saturday in which he can be seen cuddling with Selena.
Chinese authorities deployed helicopters, speedboats and paramilitary police to seize three tons of methamphetamine in a massive weekend raid on a single southern village notorious for illegal drugs production.