An Oscar statue remains covered in plastic before it is unveiled ...
Feb 26th, 2012
(Reuters) - An Oscar statue remains covered in plastic before it is unveiled at the red carpet arrivals area during preparations for the 84th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California February 25, 2012. The awards will take place on February 26. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) -
By Gareth Jones and Alissa de Carbonnel KIEV (Reuters) - Anti-government protesters toppled a statue of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin in Ukraine's capital and attacked it with hammers on Sunday in a symbolic challenge to President Viktor Yanukovich and his plans for closer ties with Russia. The gesture rejecting Moscow's historic in... [Full Article]
Stocks slipped on Tuesday, a day after a record close on the S&P 500, with traders looking ahead to next week's Federal Reserve meeting in the absence of market-moving economic data. Healthcare stocks were among the most active after company news while utilities (.SPLRCU) was the worst performer of the 10 industry groups on the S&P 500... [Full Article]
DENVER - A small roadside quarry west of Denver, site of some of the infamous "Bone Wars" of the 19th century, has revealed a new treasure: the snout of the long-necked dinosaur Apatosaurus ajax. The specimen, nicknamed Kevin, is the first Apatosaurus ajax muzzle ever found, and the discovery is likely to help paleontologists understand h... [Full Article]
Look at the image above. On the left, you have a gorgeous aluminum smartphone with a premium look and feel. On the right, you have slim plastic smartphone with a removable back cover and a swappable battery. Wouldn't it be nice to choose from both of these great options when purchasing your next handset? It looks like Samsung's 'gadget spam' strate... [Full Article]
Remember the ruling from Tuesday morning that threatened to take the HTC One off the market in the United Kingdom? It turns out that Judge Richard Arnold might have also let slip the release date of the HTC One sequel while reaching his decision.† 'HTC is close to launching the successor flagship model to the HTC One. HTC has not revealed the launc... [Full Article]