Bank of Canada gets nerdy to celebrate anniversary OTTAWA (Reuters) - The Bank of Canada may not be known for its humor but it marked the nation’s 150th anniversary with a bit of whimsy, embedding a computer code in its website that lets users unlock a digital celebration.
SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean animal rights group has filed a complaint with police against former president Park Geun-hye for abandoning nine pet dogs in the presidential Blue House after being dismissed from office.lue House
Very old, charming - er - thing goes on display in Athens - ATHENS (Reuters) - A bird-like statuette dating back 7,000 years has mystified archaeologists in Greece who still do not know exactly what it is, or where it came from.
Russia declines Japanese dog diplomacy ahead of summit. Russia appears to have snubbed a Japanese attempt at puppy-love diplomacy by declining a gift of a dog for President Vladimir Putin at a summit next week with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
MOSCOW (AP) – Russian transport police say a 10–year old girl flew from Moscow to St. Petersburg without identification or a ticket. The incident that transport police reported Wednesday raises questions about security at Russian airports.
Drone hunt for Loch Ness Monster finds its film double. LONDON – A high–tech marine drone scouring the depths of Scotland’s Loch Ness for one of nature’s most elusive beasts has found a "monster" – but not the one it was looking for.
Microsoft’s artificial intelligence 'chatbot' messes up again on Twitter – (Reuters) - Almost a week after being shut down for spewing racist and sexist comments on Twitter, Microsoft Corp's artificial intelligence 'chatbot' called Tay briefly rejoined Twitter on Wednesday only to launch a spam attack on its followers.
(Reuters) - Google hastily removed an April Fools' Day feature on Friday that allowed Gmail users to send emails and not see the replies, after the joke fell very flat with some people.
Ohio man who ate roommate’s brain denied parole for sixth time. (Reuters) – An Ohio man who killed his roommate and ate part of his brain almost 40 years ago was denied parole for the sixth time, prison officials said on Thursday.