- Rise of the machines
The real world has not caught up yet with "Star Wars" and its talking, thinking robots, but some of the most sophisticated units that exist headed to Florida this month for a Defense Department competition.
Seventeen humanoid robots were be evaluated at Homestead Miami Speedway for … More »Rise of the machines
- Opium production booming in Myanmar
The U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime estimated in its annual Southeast Asia Opium Survey that Myanmar will produce 870 metric tons of opium in 2013, remaining the world's second-largest grower after Afghanistan. That would be a 26 percent rise over 2012 production. More »Opium production booming in Myanmar
- Best new cruise itineraries for 2014
Set sail for new horizons with these outstanding cruises that are launching in the new year. From a chocolate-lovers' river cruise in Europe to an exotic Australia and South Pacific adventure, these cruises go beyond your average float. For fresh jaunts around the globe, check out our top picks. … More »Best new cruise itineraries for 2014