Iron Man 2 was already in production when 3D Avatar made history. And though 3D is now a mainstream tool, it's not always appropriate, say filmmakers.
A Tomy employee displays micro robot pets called 'MicroPets-i,' which are shaped as dogs, cats, bears, and pandas. The mini robots are equipped with optical and touch sensors, enabling them to follow an object or move to avoid obstacles. The MicroPets-i can also communicate with one another through infrared communicators and sing in chorus.
Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad restated his opposition to nuclear weapons at the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) conference this week. But analysts say that an Iran capable of building a nuclear bomb is something that the US may have to get used to.
Four of 21 people who scaled the world's 14 tallest peaks came from South Korea, where mountain climbing is a pastime. Oh Eun-sun claims to be the first woman to do so.
US accusations that China is a currency manipulator do not fairly take into account the export sector and unemployment consequences to China if they unpegged the yuan.
President Bush holds a crying baby handed to him from the crowd as he arrived for an outdoor dinner with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Trinwillershage, Germany, in July 2006.
Thailand's red-shirt protesters accepted a government reconciliation roadmap on Tuesday. But they refused to end their demonstrations, which have left 27 people dead.
A rider competes in show jumping on the fourth day of the Badminton Horse Trials in Badminton, England, on Monday.
Future opportunity for US growth depends on whether President Obama focuses on Southeast Asia, not just China and India.