Graphic of the day: Gravestone
Massive monsoon flooding kills thousands in India
3,000 people trapped in a gold mine in South Africa
"They have guns and we don't, so they'll always win"
Thousands of people have been protesting for change in Burma, but now it looks like the crackdown has put a lot of fear into the people. It's easy to forget exactly why the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed when Americans don't have to worry about police officers breaking up peaceful protests and jailing the protesters. Related: Religious censors are intimidating people in Nigeria, which is the ninth-largest country in the world.
North Korea says it'll shut down its main nuclear plant
In exchange for a bunch of heating oil...which tells us this won't be a permanent solution
Digital imaging reconstructs long-eroded gravestones
Pattern detection is good enough to reconstruct old memorials for now, but it the future it could be used to detect tsunamis