Seven in ten take early pension payout
As governments and corporations around the world face pension shortfalls, a groundbreaking study in Croatia by a team of U.S. researchers explores the likelihood and circumstances under which people will ...
The mystery of the Alpine long-eared bat
UPV/EHU researchers have studied the geographical distribution and way of life of the Alpine long-eared bat and have found that this species is of an alpine type—the only one among bats. The UPV/EHU researcher ...
Argentina beats Germany in World Cup, Twitter says
Not surprisingly, Argentina, Brazil and Germany had the highest number of tweets during the recent World Cup, but Bosnia, Cameron and Ivory Coast saw the greatest surge in terms of percentage increase in ...
Man 'expelled from Croatia for punching monk seal'
A man has been fined and expelled from Croatia after he punched a Mediterranean monk seal, one of the world's most endangered species, reports said on Thursday.
Facebook, Twitter, Google score during World Cup
Twitter and Facebook lit up in a World Cup frenzy this week as millions of people around the world took to social media to share in the ups and downs of the matches.
Bet on Brazil, says sport academic
Brazil will win the FIFA 2014 World Cup according to the bookmakers - and a statistical study by a University of Stirling sport economist.
Croatian island children connect with online learning
For Croatia, making sure the five children on the tiny island of Susak get good schooling is not only a civic responsibility, it's a way of ensuring the viability of its sparsely populated Adriatic islands.
The cyber-centipede: From Linnaeus to big data
Taxonomic descriptions, introduced by Linnaeus in 1735, are designed to allow scientists to tell one species from another. Now there is a new futuristic method for describing new species that goes far beyond ...
Power plant threat to Bosnia oasis
In the mountains of southern Bosnia, a narrow canal carved through dense vegetation leads to a vast lake of crystal blue.
EU says school children lack e-learning facilities
With 63 percent of Europe's nine-year-olds in schools missing vital digital equipment, the European Commission launched a vast plan Wednesday to promote e-learning from primary school to universities.
Europe roaming fees cut in time for summer hols
Tourists within Europe can use their smartphones without fear of an outrageous bill waiting at home starting from this year's summer holidays, as the European Union is cutting maximum mobile data roaming ...
EU swimming beaches get clean bill of health
The vast majority of some 22,000 swimming beaches in the EU are clean and safe, the European Environment Agency said Tuesday.
iOS 6.1: Apple updates software for iPhone, iPad
Apple said Monday it was releasing updated mobile software for the iPhone and iPad which makes it easier for users to get on high-speed networks.
Slovenia shuts nuclear plant after Sava river swells
Slovenia preventively shut down production Sunday at its only nuclear power plant after a steep increase in the flow of the Sava river used for cooling the system, the Krsko nuclear plant said in a statement.