Spain

Sex

Woman May Have Had Allergic Reaction to Drugs in Partner’s Semen

"To our knowledge, this is the first reported case."
Sarah Emerson
3.12.19
world cup 2018

This AI Simulated the 2018 World Cup 100,000 Times to Predict a Winner

A group of researchers used AI and machine learning to predict that Spain and Germany are the most likely winners of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.13.18
internet freedom

Pirate Bay Founder Is Offering Anonymous Hosting to Fight Government Censorship

Peter Sunde is giving Catalan independence activists free, anonymous hosting and domain names to avoid Spanish government censorship.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.18.17
Fight Over Bullfighting

A CGI Dinosaur Is the Star in a French Anti-Bullfighting Campaign

The campaign comes just a few days before the second round of the French presidential election.
Meaghan Beatley
5.3.17
rhino burgers

Dental Plaque Reveals Some Neanderthals Devoured Rhinos, Others Nibbled on Moss

The Neanderthal medicine cabinet was stocked with pain-killers and antibiotics.
Becky Ferreira
3.8.17
police

Notorious Hacker Phineas Fisher: I'm Alive and Well

The famed career of political hacker Phineas Fisher might have come to an end.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.31.17
Twitter

Can Online Voting Help Rebuild Trust in the Political System?

A Spanish tech company wants to fix our “obsolete political system” by opening a continuous channel of dialogue between politicians and voters between election cycles.
Sam Edwards
12.14.16
Europe

European Taxi Unions Merge to Create United Front Against ‘Uber Lobby’

The unions and banding together to combat "unlawful competition."
Sam Edwards
11.1.16
short circuit

An Algorithm May Soon Cover Your Local Sports Team

Spanish startup Narrativa wants to revolutionize journalism and e-commerce with AI-driven automatic content creation.
Sam Edwards
9.6.16
apps

This App Helps Citizens Report Deadly Mosquito Sightings

Mosquito Alert allows Spaniards to report sightings of the Tiger mosquito, helping local authorities stamp out their spread.
Emiko Jozuka
6.15.16
Australia

Is High-Speed Internet a Basic Right? Canada Is Debating That Now

Internet access is still spotty in rural and Northern Canada.
Amanda Roth
4.11.16
Art

How ‘Bionic’ Sheep Could Be Armed Against Wolf Attacks

An artist presents his idea for keeping sheep safe from wolves in Spain.
Emiko Jozuka
3.10.16
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