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Pet-friendly China acupuncturist gets tails wagging again

Looking like a furry brown pincushion, eight-month-old French bulldog "Dan Jiao" whimpers nervously as he waits for the end of a Chinese acupuncture session aimed at curing partial paralysis caused by a puppyhood injury.


Cyclones and climate change: connecting the dots

Scientists freely acknowledge they don't know everything about how global warming affects hurricanes like the one pummelling southeast Texas.


Face scans, robot baggage handlers: airports of the future

Passengers' baggage is collected by robots, they relax in a luxurious waiting area complete with an indoor garden before getting a face scan and swiftly passing through security and immigration -- this could be the airport of the future.


Today 60 years ago

It was a BIG day, the day everyone had been dreaming of for months and years.


Monster Wolf

Chikao Umezawa, head of agricultural cooperative association JA Kisarazu-shi, showing a 65cm long and 50cm tall wolf-like robot "Super Monster Wolf" to drive away wild animals that damage crops in Kisarazu, Chiba prefecture, Japan. The robot with an infrared ray sensor can flash red LED eyes and blare 48 types of sounds including a wolf growl and human voice when a wild animal such as a boar or a deer approaches.


Unwanted statues of a defeated general? Taiwan has the answer

As the United States wrestles with the problem of what to do with monuments to a divisive history, Taiwan has found a solution -- a park dedicated to unwanted statues of a controversial figure from its past.


Made in Khmerica: US-raised Cambodians deported to a foreign home

Guzzling beer and pizza as hip-hop blasts from a stack of speakers, Kookie's thoughts drift back to America, a country that took him in as a child refugee from Cambodia but deported him to the kingdom years later for a criminal record.


'Where is my name?' Afghan women seek right to identity

A social media campaign demanding that Afghan men refer to their wives by their own name in public is gaining traction in the deeply patriarchal country.


Elephant my friend

Elephants are not any different from human beings and are even able to understand human language.


Dream factory for synchronized swimmers

Paroi Aquatic Center has a stage where they can practice and be professionally trained to become abled competitors in major international events.


 

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