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Amnesty condemns Ontario’s use of obscure clause

Amnesty condemns Ontario’s use of obscure clause

Amnesty condemns Ontario’s use of obscure clause 13 September 2018 Image copyright Toronto Star via Getty Images Image caption Protesters rally against Premier Doug Ford’s plan to cut the size of Toronto City Council A Canadian premier’s use of an...
Google defends Trump election reaction

Google defends Trump election reaction

13 September 2018 Related Topics US Election 2016 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Many worried Google workers contacted Sundar Pichai in the wake of the Trump victory Google has defended the way its bosses greeted the election of Donald Trump, after...

Want to help after hurricanes? Give cash, not diapers

Some companies and community groups didn’t wait for Hurricane Florence to make landfall before organizing donation drives. But as a researcher with the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, an interdisciplinary center at Harvard University dedicated to relieving human...
Hurricane Florence could ‘kill a lot of people’

Hurricane Florence could ‘kill a lot of people’

Hurricane Florence could ‘kill a lot of people’ 13 September 2018 Related Topics Hurricane Florence Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhy do people ignore hurricane warnings? Hurricane Florence, which is nearing the US East Coast,...
Why we love robotic dogs, puppets and dolls

Why we love robotic dogs, puppets and dolls

There’s a lot of hype around the release of Sony’s latest robotic dog. It’s called “aibo,” and is promoted as using artificial intelligence to respond to people looking at it, talking to it and touching it. Japanese customers have already bought over 20,000 units, and...
Trump disputes Puerto Rico hurricane death toll

Trump disputes Puerto Rico hurricane death toll

Trump disputes Puerto Rico hurricane death toll 13 September 2018 Related Topics Hurricane Irma Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption The US territory has asked Congress for $ 139bn in recovery funds US President Donald Trump is disputing that nearly 3,000 people...
Mike Marjama Has a New Major-League Mission

Mike Marjama Has a New Major-League Mission

Everything always needed to be in the right place. At dinner, the plates needed to be right in the center, evenly matched on the place mats. The fork and knife needed to line up with the bottom of the plate. The napkin and cup needed to be in the perfect spot. All of...

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