Frank Ahearn knows a thing or two about privacy. He's made a career of finding people. Reverse-engineered, this has also made Ahearn something of an expert on disappearing. The World's Marco Werman speaks with him.
Interest in George Orwell's novel "1984" has spiked in recent days since the leaks about NSA surveillance. Was Orwell prescient? Anchor Marco Werman speaks with journalist and author Cory Doctorow about science fiction's vision of the future.
Big data has been the catchphrase of the week since the story broke about NSA surveillance. But what exactly is big data and what does the collection of big data mean for the future? Anchor Marco Werman talks with author, Viktor Mayer-Schonberger.
Over 30 years ago, Atari made a game based on the film E.T. The game was a flop and it was reported that they buried 3 million video cartridges in a landfill in New Mexico. A Canadian company has now purchased the rights to dig up that landfill.
A team of scientists and Google mapmakers travelled to the Galápagos to retrace Darwin's steps and to capture a 360-degree Street View perspective of the islands. Raleigh Seamster, project director for Google Maps, describes the journey.
Fifteen-year-old Ding Jinhao didn't know what he was getting into when he signed his name on a 3,500-year-old stone sculpture at an ancient temple in Luxor, Egypt. Another Chinese tourist was appalled and posted a picture of the vandalized relic online.
Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield will be returning to earth Tuesday after five months of commanding the International Space Station. Marco Werman speaks with his unofficial social media manager and his son, Evan Hadfield.
Super Mario turns 25 today, the first Super Mario Brothers title was released on September 13th, 1985. The game has sold more than 40 million copies. James Binns is a video games expert and the publisher of ï¿½Edgeï¿½ online in London.
The World's William Troop reports on a border dispute between Nicaragua and Costa Rica. The two nations can't agree over a part along the San Juan River, near the Caribbean coast. And they've been squabbling over it for more than 100 years.
It has been nearly 20 years since the Soviet Union dissolved, but that hasn't stopped some Russians from using an Internet domain called .su, which stands for the Soviet Union. Jessica Golloher has the details from Moscow.
When Tunisia triggered the Arab Spring, one of their first supporters was Barack Obama. Now many Tunisians are satirizing Obama on his Facebook page. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Mona Kareem, of Global Voices, to hear what they're saying and asks why.
The World's Clark Boyd reports that India is planning to block some BlackBerry services at the end of this month. Indian officials don't like some corporate services that encrypt e-mails and other messages sent by BlackBerry smartphones.
The latest Wikileaks release of US military documents suggests the US military turned a blind eye to the abuse of civilians by Iraqi security forces. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Jane Arraf, Iraq correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor.
The wife of the president of Zimbabwe is suing a newspaper for saying she was involved in illegal diamond deals. The paper based the story on the cables made public by Wikileaks. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Andrew Meldrum with globalpost.com.