quinta-feira, 13 de outubro de 2011

Colombian Students Mobilise Against Education Reforms

Students march in Bogota in a nationwide protest against the Colombian government's reform of public universities.The proposed higher education reform law is fiercely criticized by students who say the law negatively effects the quality of academic education in Colombia.

quinta-feira, 6 de outubro de 2011

Steve Jobs, 1955-2011: Inventor And Artist

Jobs was the mastermind behind the iPad, the iPod, the iPhone, the iMac and iTunes. He transformed personal use of technology, and his contributions have been compared to those of Henry Ford and Walt Disney, according to the USA TODAY piece by William Welch and Jon Swartz.

quarta-feira, 5 de outubro de 2011

Amanda Knox Returns Home

Knox was convicted of sexually assaulting and murdering Meredith Kercher, a British student in Perugia and sentenced to 26 years in prison. she was studying abroad in Italy when this story unraveled and the world watched as every family's worst nightmare came true.

domingo, 2 de outubro de 2011

Occupy Wall Street Protests Continue In Manhattan, Begin Elsewhere.

Hundreds of people protesting Wall Street abuses were penned in and arrested by police, two weeks into an ongoing demonstration that has become known on Twitter as “#OccupyWallStreet”.

quarta-feira, 28 de setembro de 2011

Typhoon strikes Philippines

Manila residents waded through waist-deep floodwaters and dodged flying debris on Tuesday as a powerful typhoon struck the Philippines, killing at least 12 people and sending waves as tall as palm trees crashing over seawalls.

sábado, 24 de setembro de 2011

Scientists: Particles appear to travel faster than light

Scientists in Switzerland say an experiment appears to show that tiny particles traveled faster than the speed of light -- a result that would seem to defy the laws of nature.

sábado, 17 de setembro de 2011