Just in time for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, part two of director Peter Jackson's movie trilogy based on J.R.R. Tolkien's book, Google Chrome and Warner Bros. have launched an interactive "journey through Middle-Earth."
Originally published on Fri November 22, 2013 12:12 pm
Switzerland may be known for watches, wealth and secretive bank accounts, but increasingly people believe that not everyone is reaping their share of the country's economic well-being.
So on Sunday, the Swiss will vote on a referendum that would limit a CEO's pay to 12 times that of the company's lowest-paid worker.
The youth wing of the Social Democratic Party collected the 100,000 signatures necessary to turn the measure, known as the 1:12 initiative, into a national referendum.
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Demonstrators in Kiev's Independence Square were protesting Friday against the government's decision to delay an association agreement with the European Union.
Protesters say they plan to make the rally permanent, but Kiev officials noted that tents and booths were banned in the square.
Originally published on Fri November 22, 2013 8:58 am
The view from above is chilling at the scene of a disaster in a suburb of the Latvian capital of Riga, where the roof of a supermarket collapsed Thursday evening.
More than 30 people are known to have been killed and the death toll could go even higher, the BBC reports.
After former pro baseball player Jose Canseco and his girlfriend picked up some goats, Canseco live-tweeted the ride home. Writing: "just got pulled over with goats in the car. The cops laughed."