Archive: 01/27/2012

New taste for Thai elephant meat

(AP) -- A new taste for eating elephant meat - everything from trunks to sex organs - has emerged in Thailand and could pose a new threat to the survival of the species.

dateJan 27, 2012 in Other
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Australians make Antarctic history

Two Australian adventurers have made Antarctic history by becoming the first team to travel unaided to the South Pole and back, surviving three months of "extreme hardship", they said on Friday.

dateJan 27, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Nintendo chief promises to do Wii U launch right

(AP) -- Nintendo's chief is determined to get right the launch of its next game machine, Wii U, set for this year's holiday shopping season, and acknowledged Friday some mistakes with selling its 3DS handheld.

dateJan 27, 2012 in Business
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UK judge: Social network sites differ from press

(AP) -- The British judge presiding over a wide-ranging inquiry into media ethics and practices has suggested that social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter should be seen differently than traditional publishers.

dateJan 27, 2012 in Internet
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