November 28th @ 6:07 PM GMT
CBS News Space World called the Ice Aquarium an attraction never heard about, but later expressed regret following public outrage (World)
November 28th @ 5:50 AM GMT
Yahoo! A Japanese skating rink that froze 5,000 dead fish into the ice as an attraction for visitors has been forced to close after receiving a barrage of criticism. Amusement park Space World is now melting the rink -- which could take about a week -- and will hold a memorial service for the fish, the company said. (World)
November 28th @ 1:12 PM GMT
Yahoo! Nov 28 (Gracenote) - The World Rankings 1. (1) Jason Day (Australia) 11.54 2. (2) Rory McIlroy (Britain) 10.55 3. (3) Dustin Johnson (U.S.) 10.09 4. (4) Henrik Stenson (Sweden) 8.67 5. (5) Jordan Spieth (U.S.) 8.66 6. (6) Hideki Matsuyama (Japan) 6.91 7. (7) Adam Scott (Australia) 6.75 8. (8) Patrick Reed (U.S.) 5.64 9. (9) Alexander Noren (Sweden) 5.58 10. (10) Bubba Watson (U.S.) 5.36 11. (11) Danny Willett (Britain) 5.22 12. (12) Rickie Fowler (U.S.) 5.12 13. (13) Paul Casey (Britain) 5.... (Sports)
November 27th @ 6:16 AM GMT
Yahoo! Hirotake Ooka does not do anything by half. With most parcels of land in this dry corner of south central France passed down from father to son, Ooka had to carve his vineyards out of a wooded hillside, before planting his syrah vines in the granite soil. (World)
November 28th @ 3:09 AM GMT
Yahoo! Oil prices tumbled on Monday on fears that producer countries may fail to agree an output cut, pressuring U.S. stocks and the dollar as traders reversed their ''Trumpflation'' trade as weak oil prices would reduce pressure on U.S. interest rates to rise. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.5 percent, led by gains in Hong Kong and Taiwan . In contrast, U.S. stock futures slipped 0.3 percent after their stellar performance this month on hopes U.S. President-... (Business)
November 28th @ 8:46 AM GMT
Yahoo! After over a decade of on-off development, Final Fantasy XV is finally landing on a console near you tomorrow. (Stay tuned: our review is coming later today.) And what better way to celebrate than a limited edition Sony Walkman? No better way, thats what. Thankfully, Sony is releasing the Walkman A-Series Final Fantasy XV Edition in Japan tomorrow starting at 33,880 yen ($300ish) for a 16GB model. It supports Hi-Res Audio and comes with little pixel-art Final Fantasy characters on the back.... (Technology)
November 27th @ 3:19 PM GMT
Yahoo! Switzerland's ageing nuclear reactors will keep running for the foreseeable future, after voters Sunday rejected a call to speed up the phaseout of the plants. A full 54.2 percent of voters and an overwhelming majority of Switzerland's 26 cantons voted against an initiative which would have forced three of the country's five nuclear reactors to close next year, according to final results. Just a few months after Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant was destroyed in the March 2011 tsunami dis... (World)
November 27th @ 11:10 PM GMT
Yahoo! Tokyo Thrift is a column on The Verge where Sam Byford, news editor for Asia, trawls the second-hand market to explore the history, design, and culture of Japanese gadgets. Nowhere is that more apparent than in the iconic, soon-to-be-demolished Sony Building in Ginza, Tokyo. To celebrate the companys 70th anniversary, Sony is replacing its flagship location with a public park that it hopes will become a new landmark in the city. (Technology)
November 27th @ 5:17 AM GMT
Yahoo! Switzerland votes Sunday on whether to speed up the process of phasing out the country's nuclear power plants, in a move that would shutter three of its five reactors next year. Just a few months after Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant was destroyed in the March 2011 tsunami disaster, Switzerland decided to gradually close its nuclear plants, but did not set a clear timeline. The government's plan was to decommission five ageing reactors, which today produce around a third of the country'... (Politics)
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