Jailed MegaUpload Employees Denied Bail

MegaUpload's founder, Kim Dotcom, was arrested in New Zealand with at least three other MU employees as part of federal actions against the file-sharing website today. And The four had better get used to their cells, they'll be there through the weekend as a North Shore District Court denies their request for bail. » 1/20/12 1:44am 1/20/12 1:44am

How One Japanese Mariner Took the Tsunami Head On and Won

With tsunami warnings blaring, 64-year-old Susumu Sugawara didn't head for higher ground like most of the 3500 or so inhabitants of Oshima, the small island on which he lives. Sugawara knew that if he let the storm destroy his fleet, his island risked becoming isolated after the calamity subsided. So he got in his… » 4/04/11 10:40am 4/04/11 10:40am