Tag Archives: Tokyo

There’s now an indoor potty for small dogs

A new product called BrilliantPad will let your pooch poop inside. The company that makes it claims it’s ultra-absorbent & eco-friendly & refreshes automatically. After Fido does his business, the…

Spotify Plans To Lure Taylor Swift And Adele Back With Premium-Only Album Releases

Ever noticed that none of Taylor Swift’s music is on Spotify? Last year the superstar removed her entire catalogue from the streaming service in a row over money. Spotify may…

Australia police raid home of man said to be bitcoin founder

SYDNEY (AP) — Australian police on Wednesday raided the home & business premises of a man that technology news sites have claimed is the founder of virtual currency bitcoin. A…

U.S. authorities look for militant links to shooters in California mass slaying

By Tim Reid & Yasmeen Abutaleb SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (Reuters) – The couple suspected of killing 14 people at a holiday party in California amassed thousands of rounds of ammunition…

Homeward bound: In Ghana, diaspora 'returnees' straddle two worlds

For Nicole Amarteifio, the creative breakthrough of her career happened at an unexpected moment – reclined on her couch, midway through another rerun of Sex & the City.  As Carrie Bradshaw’s voice…

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Protesters push leaders to avert climate catastrophe

Masses of people joined a worldwide wave of marches on Saturday demanding leaders craft a pact to avert a climate catastrophe when they gather in a still-shaken Paris. From Australia…

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Adele's 25 Makes UK Chart History As Sales Soar

Adele's third album, 25, has become the fastest selling record in British history. The Oscar-winning Skyfall singer's record has sold 800,307 copies in the first week of its release – surpassing…

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Cosby removed from Philadelphia high school's Hall of Fame

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby has been removed from a Philadelphia high school's Hall of Fame. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports (http://bit.ly/1SNiRI5 ) Central High School's alumni board voted Thursday on…

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Airbus 'Son Of Concorde' To Fly London To NYC In Three Hours At 1,200mph

A new supersonic jet could be flying commercial passengers as shortly as 2023. Plane manufacturers Airbus & Aerion are going ahead with the production of the AS2 jet – dubbed…

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Terror fight squeezes anti-AIDS funds, UN official warns

The top UN anti-AIDS official warned Tuesday that the growing fight against terrorism risks squeezing budgets for scientists who hope to stamp out the disease within years. UNAIDS executive director…