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01.29.13 Julia Dawidowicz

With the help of certain organic light-emitting materials, engineers from the National Taiwan University in Taipei are developing fingernail polish that interacts with your smartphone or tablet. The polish will literally turn your nails into extensions of your smart device’s screen, displaying text and images that would otherwise be blocked by those inconveniently non-transparent fingers of yours. About time! While […]

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01.05.10 Will Sherman

Instead of the usual signs and flaming effigies, a Taiwanese man protested US beef imports with his skin, getting a tattoo of a clenched fist and the words “the people stand up.” Photo by Pichi Chuang/Reuters […]

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06.02.09 Bucky Turco

After German and Austrian authorities discovered trace elements of cocaine in Red Bull, officials in Taiwan and Hong Kong also claim to have found blow in their supply of the popular energy drink. Initial tests indicate that “between 0.1 and 0.3 micrograms of the illegal drug per litre” were detected, prompting mass seizures of Red […]

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