Singapore has trialled patrol robots that blast warnings at people engaging in “undesirable social behaviour”, adding to an arsenal of surveillance technology in the tightly controlled city-state that is fuelling privacy concerns.
Bondage, threesomes and sex in the back of a van: dating shows are dialling up the raunchiness as they look for love – and viewers.
It is not available in China but Netflix’s global sensation Squid Game has already built up a huge following in the country, with fans dodging strict internet controls to stream the show and snapping up merchandise such as its unique outfits.
Every morning, Wilson Ovwiroro leaves home early to paddle a wooden canoe into thick rainforest in southern Nigeria, where he taps raffia trees, making palm wine from their fermented sap.
Starving microorganisms capable of surviving in extreme conditions have already managed to “eat” a nail in just three days.
Superman fell for a reporter and now his son is doing the same, although this time the superhero’s love interest is a man called Jay.
Inside a huge crater in Israel’s sun-baked Negev desert, a team wearing space suits ventures forth on a mission to simulate conditions on Mars.
The Covid-19 pandemic has forced a lot of changes to people’s lifestyles and whether they are working, studying, celebrating or just talking one of the biggest changes for everyone has been the increase in virtual gatherings via video conferencing services in place of holding in-person meet-ups.
Simple, sweet, and fictionally fatal: the stallholder who makes the traditional South Korean children’s treat featured in the global cultural phenomenon Squid Game – and once associated with post-war poverty – has hit a real-life jackpot.
Standing tall in Italy’s pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai is an exact replica of Michelangelo’s statue of David, but most visitors will see just the head. For the rest of the naked body, they’ll have to lean in and peek.