A map of China is seen through a magnifying glass on a computer screen showing binary digits in Singapore in this January 2, 2014 photo illustration. Picture taken January 2, 2014. REUTERS/Edgar Su.
The Justice Department this week indicted five hackers linked to China's People's Liberation Army. The hackers are accused of stealing data from six US companies, and represent a "cyberwar" escalation with China: what was a diplomatic discomfort is now a criminal matter. "But cybersecurity policy-watchers say that the arrival of the indictments in the wake of Snowden's serial revelations could both lessen the charges' impact and leave American officials open to parallel criminal allegations from Chinese authorities," writes Wired's Andy Greenberg.
Chinese clothing company JNBY is in trouble for selling little kids shirts printed with a pattern of grim reaper doodles, the words "Welcome to hell" and "Let me touch you" and other creepy art. Apparently this isn't the first, er, controversial design that the company has offered. From BBC News: For example, a black coat… READ THE REST
School has just resumed in China and with it comes new bans on videogame play by young people. According to new rules from the National Press and Publication Administration (NPPA), people under 18 are no longer permitted to play online games during the week and are limited to one hour each day, from 8 to… READ THE REST
Because captive pandas tend to show little interest in mating, scientists who are concerned about their waning populations have resorted to unusual measures like pornography and Viagra. In 2006, 31 cubs were born over a ten-month period following the panda pornography experiment. The method was popularized following reports of an experiment performed by zoologists in Thailand,… READ THE REST
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If you want to be a good host during the next get-together at your place, you need enough space to seat all your guests. Sure, a snazzy 10-foot table would do the trick, but that would be downright excessive when guests aren't around. Not to mention, it would take up way too much space. That's… READ THE REST