Maria Shriver re-joins NBC News NBC News continues to be irresistibly drawn to women with White House bloodlines. Tuesday, the news division announced it had re-hired President John F. Kennedy’s niece, Maria Shriver as “special anchor” to report and produce specials and features about the “profound impact that women’s rising influence and leadership has on all aspects of American culture and society.” More
Reddit hit with a denial-of-service attack The social news site Reddit is being hit with what the company called a “malicious” denial of service attack, first disclosed via its official Twitter account Friday. The company first disclosed that it was being targeted with an attack on Friday around 6:30 a.m. More
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Twitter has had a complicated relationship with developers.
In its earlier days, the social network encouraged third-party developers to build their own apps and services on top of the platform. But the company later began to roll out its own competing features (the most notable example of this is when Twitter created its own image sharing service, frustrating companies like Twitpic and Yfrog).
But Twitter made its biggest appeal yet to developers on Wednesday at Flight, the company's first mobile developer conference.
SYDNEY — Oct. 22 is an important day for Australians. It is Wombat Day
Much like Christmas Day is to celebrate the birth of Jesus, on Wombat Day we celebrate the birth of wombats. There are no gifts or tree, actually not much happens at all.
The tenth annual Wombat Day passed with little fanfare, a small amount of wombat cakes were baked and a bunch of wombats dug some holes
In celebration of this under-appreciated Aussie legend, here's all the wombat trivia you will ever need.
Wombats live in south-east Australia, including Tasmania, with a few hanging out in Queensland.
Image: Flickr, ilumove
Although it may have similarities with a badger, it's closest known ancestor is the koala.
Demonstrators returned to the Ferguson Police Department on Wednesday evening, a day after the autopsy of Michael Brown was leaked to the public
Wednesday also marked the National Day of Protest Against Police Brutality
The protesters—who have been marching since Aug. 9 when a white police officer killed Brown, an unarmed black teen— continued to call for the indictment of Officer Darren Wilson.
Hong Kong (AFP) - Asian markets slipped on profit-taking Thursday following the previous day's hefty gains but losses were limited after a closely watched indicator showed a slight pick-up in Chinese manufacturing activity. The dollar edged up following a surprising rise in US inflation while the euro faced fresh selling pressure owing to speculation that the European Central Bank will widen its bond-buying programme to boost the eurozone economy.
French illustrator Manchu is one of the masters of classic sci-fi illustration. His worlds and spaceships are massive, optimistic, colorful, and sometimes even zany on his alien spaceship designs. Masterfully crafted, his work reminds me of another one of the greatest: The British Chris Foss. Read more