Darkness on the edge of the universe

In billions of years, the only stars that shine in the night sky will be those in Earth_s immediate neighborhood.

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Will Cuba be the next Egypt?

The most striking difference between the two countries is Internet access. Developments in Egypt over the last two we...

Bilingual advantage

If you have two languages and you use them regularly, the way the brain_s networks work is that every time you speak,...

Flying cars


Blade Runner. Back to the Future. The Fifth Element. Science fiction classics that all have one thing in common: f...

Beware a gay rights backlash

More than 30 states prohibit same-sex marriage through constitutional amendments and another 10 or so through legisla...

Why Ecuador offers asylum?


There are serious indications of retaliation from the country or countries that produced the information published...

Romney_s Hispanic problem is serious

A nationwide poll of likely Hispanic voters released last week by Fox News Latino shows that if the election were hel...

Latam equality depends


In 2010, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) sent out a clear message to the regio...

New Pacific Alliance bloc may have a chance

When I interviewed Chilean President Sebastian Pi__era last week after the signing of an agreement to create the four...

Romney risks _Hispanic debacle_


There are five major reasons why Ryan, a darling of the Tea Party who is known for his budget-cutting proposals...

Sensor to find lost keys and wallets

The project - dubbed Kinsight - relies on several of Microsoft's Kinect sensors attached to a computer running the te...

Google to open in Chile


Google said it chose Chile because of its reliable infrastructure and skilled workforce.

The country ha...

UN Rio+20 summit misses the point

The 120 heads of state and some 50,000 environmentalists, social activists, and business leaders gathered this week i...

Will humans ever photosynthesise?


Humans have to grow, hunt, and gather food, but many living things aren_t so constrained. Plants, algae and many s...

Flatter world

In 2006, Thomas Friedman's book The World is Flat portrayed a global population that was more borderless and intercon...

Latina nerd


Some recent Latino nerd talk -- shout out to all of my brothers and sisters -- got me thinking about the origin...

Decriminalisation

Bringing about this dialogue, making more sectors participate and creating consciousness and more knowledge about the...

U.S.-Cuba ties impacted


Here_s why: Cuba, which is playing a key mediation role in Colombia_s peace talks, was kept on the U.S. State D...

Developing mobile technology

Cell phone use in the developing world has climbed to nearly 5 billion mobile subscriptions, and three-quarters of th...

Brazil Google president detained


A regional judge had ruled that the videos slandered a candidate running for mayor next month.

Googl...

A love affair


At Japan's talent agency HoriPro Inc, Yutaro Suzuki is busy writing up his next project proposal. Not typing, b...

Triumph of the Wrong?


In these closing weeks of the campaign, each side wants you to believe that it has the right ideas to fix a still-...
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