7 Headlines You Won’t Read Anywhere Else Today: Apr. 9

By Tina Tatarková, Epoch Times
April 9, 2014 7:22 am Last Updated: April 9, 2014 7:22 am

India: India passes 100 million Facebook users

New Delhi: Facebook has hit more than 100 million users in India, making it only the second country after the United States to achieve the milestone, the social network company has said. … (Read more)

Gulf News

 

Germany: How technology, the Internet and the iPad are changing a magician’s secret work

Magicians and technologists are collaborating. It’s changing the secret world of magic. And the Internet is making it easier for us to learn their tricks. But the trend is also driving innovation. … (Read more)

DW

 

Peru: Peru to Install New Security Cameras at Machu Picchu

Peru’s government plans to install a number of security cameras at the ancient Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, in an attempt to crack down on streaking tourists at the site, daily Correo reported. … (Read more)

Peruvian Times

 

Sweden: Swedes to give six-hour workday a go

Municipal staff in Gothenburg will act as guinea pigs in a proposed push for six-hour workdays with full pay, with hopes that it will cut down on sick leave, boost efficiency, and ultimately save Sweden money. … (Read more)

The Local

 

Iceland: R.I.P. Freedom To Roam

I moved to Iceland a little more than four years ago. I was just here for a visit when I decided to stay a few extra months. Then I got mixed up in The Reykjavík Grapevine and a few months turned into a year and a year turned into a few more years.

That said, I had dreamt about living in Iceland for as long as I can recall. Growing up in California, I had the incredible fortune of spending a month here every summer … (Read more)

Reykjavik Grapevine

 

France: Ten new words that could join the French language

This week French people were asked to submit and vote for their favourite newly-invented Gallic words, that in the future could find their place in a dictionary. The suggestions were both inventive and hilarious. … (Read more)

The Local

 

UAE: Zero tolerance 
for piracy in Dubai

UAE among top 
20 countries in 
anti-piracy ratings. Piracy is illegal, unethical and an infringement of intellectual rights. Copying and distributing software programmes without permission from the owners, hacking networks and destroying systems, and embezzlement by hacking into the networks of banks and companies are different forms of piracy. … (Read more)

Khaleej Times

 

*Image of Ancient Inca lost city Machu Picchu, Peru via Shutterstock