August 5, 2013 The news that a Japanese toilet can be remotely controlled by an Android app got us curious about what else was possible with this toilet technology.
August 5, 2013 More than a dozen others also were given life terms for trying to oust the government of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Critics say the trial was an attempt by the government to stifle the country's secularists.
August 5, 2013 India has just approved plans to create a new state. Critics worry that the decision has opened a Pandora's box by fanning the flames of other long-simmering separatist movements, some of which are already demonstrating for their own states.
August 4, 2013 Just six weeks after wresting control of the Labor Party from a rival, Kevin Rudd says the poll will be a referendum on who is trusted to lead an economy in transition.
August 3, 2013 The international police agency says that it's important to determine if jailbreaks in Iraq, Libya and Pakistan were linked, and to capture the escapees.
August 3, 2013 Several are dead in the botched attack involving three men with suicide vests. The Taliban has denied responsibility.
August 3, 2013 Bhutan's Gross National Happiness index has gained currency at home and abroad since in recent years, but the new premier signals there are more pressing problems.
August 2, 2013 The government says it will more closely scrutinize climbing teams following an embarrassing brawl this year between European climbers and their Sherpa guides.
August 1, 2013 The game, first developed as a training tool for the People's Liberation Army, features an amphibious assault on the disputed Senkaku/Diaoyu islands in the East China Sea.