Danish Queen sets stage for Tivoli Nutcracker

Denmark's Queen Margrethe II is designing stage sets and costumes for a new production of The Nutcracker that will situate the ballet with Tchaikovsky's music in Copenhagen in the era of Hans Christian Andersen.

Ex-Googler Does His Best Ex-Goldman Sachs Executive Impression – Says Google+ Destroying Company

James Whittaker, a Microsoft executive who recently left Google after about three years, posted his Why I Left Google tell-all on a Microsoft blog a day before Greg Smith had his scathing Goldman Sachs op-ed posted in the New York Times. The Smith op-ed has taken the Internet and news world by storm in the first 24 hours since being posted. A London based executive director for the investment banking giant Goldman Sachs, Smith fired off a searing report March 14 on the company's toxic and des...

Pinterest: Everything You Need To Know About the Biggest Interactive Site Since Facebook

The Wall Street Journal observed that although the website traffic has risen exponentially over the past couple of months, the start-up is yet to implement monetization strategies. Silbermann, according to report, is believed to be following Mark Zuckerberg's and Jack Dorsey's approach, both of whom didn't have a business model to begin their companies with.

Nokia Lumia 900 Versus Nokia 808 PureView: What Will You Buy?

Nokia took MWC 2012 by storm when the Finnish giant unveiled the most sophisticated camera smartphone since the Nokia N8, the Nokia 808 PureView. We consider this device a camera with smartphone capabilities, not the other way around. Never have we seen a smartphone with a 41-megapixel sensor. It’s unreal, shocking and awesome all at the same time. Some believes Nokia is showing qualities of the company it once was before the Apple and its iPhone invaded the smartphone market.

Seeking Ceasefire In Syria, Kofi Annan Meets Bashar Al-Assad

In the latest attempt to bring the bloodshed in Syria to a speedy conclusion, Kofi Annan, the United Nations-Arab League special envoy, met with Bashar al-Assad, the country's president, in the capital city of Damascus on Saturday -- with little or no success.


NOAA handout image shows the Sun's activity on March 8, 2012.

Solar Storm Has Minor Impact on Earth

A solar storm that shook the Earth's magnetic field on Thursday spared satellite and power systems as it delivered a glancing blow, although it could still intensify until early Friday, space weather experts said.
Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange

Wall Street rises on optimism Greek deal near

Wall Street opened higher on Thursday as strong uptake by investors in Greece's debt swap fed optimism a deal could be completed by a deadline later in the day, staving off a messy default.
The sun erupts with one of the largest solar flares of this solar cycle in this multi-colored NASA handout photo taken on March 6, 2012. This flare was categorized as an X5.4, making it the second largest flare -- after an X6.9 on August 9, 2011 -- since

Strong Solar Storm Heading for Earth

A strong geomagnetic storm is racing from the Sun toward Earth, and its expected arrival on Thursday could affect power grids, airplane routes and space-based satellite navigation systems, U.S. space weather experts said.