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How Sony's Walkman Created Headphone Culture

As the Sony Walkman turns 40, we scrutinize the iconic tape deck’s impact on popular culture: the way we imbibe our chosen audio, discover music and shut out the world....

How Sony's Walkman Created Headphone Culture

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Sony Walkman through the years If you wanted to listen to music a generation ago, you likely did so with a Sony Walkman. The original cassette model debuted July 1, 1979.       ...
17:00, 07/01/2019

Don’t sneer at this Bluetooth-enabled Walkman clone In the past, I’ve been accused of trying to defend the indefensible. I once argued that Will.i.am is an underappreciated tech visionary. Earlier this year, I wrote an impassioned piece arguing the virtues of punk rock canned water. And now it’s my turn to raise an iron shield for the It’s OK – a qui...
20:34, 07/08/2019

Before there was an Apple iPod, there was Sony Walkman. 40 years of music on the move If you wanted to listen to music a generation ago, it wasn't in your phone. You likely did it with a Sony Walkman. The original debuted July 1, 1979.       ...
13:17, 07/01/2019

Bluetooth cassette player debuts on Walkman’s 40th birthday Throwback to the future. The internet is having a retro romance with “the world’s first cassette player with Bluetooth 5.0 capability.” Dubbed “IT’S OK,” the fresh take on the classic tech has already exponentially surpassed its $12,826 Kickstarter goal, with over 500 b...
22:17, 07/08/2019

Sony's 230-Walkman exhibit celebrates 40 years of a music icon To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the first Walkman sold (the TPS-L2, naturally), Sony is showing off the history of the portable music player in central Tokyo. It will run across the summer, through until September 1st, with writers and experts o......
18:34, 07/03/2019

Before Apple iPods and iPhones, there was Sony Walkman. 40 years of portable music If you wanted to listen to music a generation ago, it wasn't in your phone. You likely did it with a Sony Walkman. The original debuted July 1, 1979.       ...
19:17, 07/01/2019

For The Last Time: Boomer Car Culture Isn't All of Car Culture It has come to my attention that people are talkin’ cars. Well, some people are talkin’ car culture, to be more precise. Something about young people’s interest in cars relative to Boomers, increasingly the most tired debate of them all....
20:34, 05/14/2019

Why Some USB-C Headphone Dongles Don't Work Ever since Apple ditched the iPhone’s headphone jack, getting your old headphones to work with newer smartphones has become a messy issue. Plenty of Android models still have 3.5mm audio jacks, but some, like Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Note 10, have followed Apple’s lead and moved to one, single conn...
00:51, 07/13/2019

This May Be the First Samsung Phone Without a Headphone Jack Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is expected to launch later this year but rumours have intensified. The latest speculations point towards Samsung ditching the 3.5mm headphone jack and all physical buttons on......
12:34, 05/31/2019

Why does the new iPod touch have a headphone jack? Apple recently took the tech world by surprise with the announcement of a brand new iPod touch – but even more surprising was the revelation that the updated music player features a 3.5mm headphone jack. Why was this so surprising? Well, Apple stopped including headphone jacks on its sma...
15:51, 06/01/2019

Nura’s new ‘headphone subscription’ isn’t as stupid as it sounds Get prepared to add another subscription to your credit card bill: headphones. Yep, Nura – the Melbourne-based Australian audio company behind the Nuraphone headphones – has announced its own subscription service, NuraNow. This world-first means the barrier to owning a pair of high-quality headphone...
18:34, 05/01/2019

Google just told us why the Pixel 3a has a headphone jack, and it’s exactly what you think Google’s newest Pixel phone is a mid-range device that delivers great features for its price. But make no mistake, this isn’t a real alternative to some of the best 2018 and 2019 flagships out there, iPhones included. By the way, don’t consider trading your old iPhone for a Pixel 3...
13:17, 05/14/2019

Check Out The First Switch Controller With A Headphone Jack Is it weird that I hadn’t noticed before now that no existing controller for the Nintendo Switch included an audio jack so I could plug in a pair of headphones? Not counting the Switch itself, of course. Weird. Well, either way, now there is a Switch controller with a headphone jack in PDP’s Faceoff...
15:51, 07/23/2019

535 "Headphone Walkers" Killed On Tracks By Trains In Bangladesh A total of 535 people have been killed since 2010 after being hit by trains while wearing headphones on tracks in and around the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, police said today....
20:51, 06/27/2019

Galaxy Note 10 won't have a headphone jack, according to a hot dongle leak The leak creep of Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 has now reached the point of dongles that will come with it. Soul-crushing, purchase-rescuing dongles that will ensure your 3.5mm headphones will work with your new productivity-focused phone. Yep, it's the......
19:17, 08/01/2019

Save on the Headphone Stand That Charges Your Cans (and Your Phone, Too) Twelve South’s Fermata is the headphone charging stand for the age of Bluetooth. The stand has a short (i.e. non-tangling) microUSB cable built right in for your headphones, plus an extra USB port for your phone, tablet, or anything else that charges over USB. $56 is the best price of the year, but ...
00:17, 05/10/2019

Galaxy Note 10 leak tells us exactly what we get instead of the headphone jack Samsung will unveil the Galaxy Note 10 on August 7th in New York, and the phone is expected to go up for preorder soon after the Unpacked press conference ends. But the Note 10 series is not really a secret, as the phone’s features leaked several times in the past few months. The newest Note 1...
21:34, 07/23/2019

This headphone bundle deal will change the way you listen to music This headphone bundle from Drop features not one, but two industry-leading pairs of headphones, by Sony and Sennheiser.       ...
01:00, 08/17/2019

Cords are dying: These smartphones don't have headphone jacks The iPhone 7, 8 and X don't have a headphone jack. Samsung's new Note 11 reportedly will join the Apple-led ranks. Others who killed the audio port.       ...
23:51, 08/02/2019

After mocking Apple, Samsung removes the headphone jack from its new phones Samsung's new Galaxy Note 10 doesn't have a headphone jack, even though Samsung used to make fun of Apple for removing it and requiring dongles....
17:00, 08/08/2019

Amazon Prime Day 2019: The best headphone, laptop, and tech deals Shopping for some tech like headphones or laptops? Amazon has pulled out some great discounts for Prime Day 2019.       ...
19:17, 07/15/2019

Samsung Ditches Headphone Jack After Jabs at Jackless Rivals Samsung executives have long poked fun at rivals for ditching the headphone jack in smartphones. With the new Galaxy Note 10, the company will now be doing exactly the same thing....
14:00, 08/08/2019

This Sony and Sennheiser headphone bundle will change the way you listen to music This headphone bundle from Drop features not one, but two industry-leading pairs of headphones, by Sony and Sennheiser.       ...
02:34, 08/16/2019

The Galaxy Note 10 doesn’t have a headphone jack, but Samsung has a solution The Galaxy Note 10 will not have a headphone jack, and that’s no longer just a rumor. Galaxy Note 10+ photos that Samsung posted with the FCC leaked, revealing there’s no 3.5mm port on the new phone, which means none of your existing wired headphones will work with it without an adapter....
22:17, 07/11/2019

My cat has chewed through multiple headphone wires, so I got these $169 wireless headphones and I love them RHA The RHA TrueConnect headphones are an investment at $169, but the sound quality, durability, and long battery life make them worth it. My cat has chewed through multiple headphone wires, but these are completely wireless and come in a hard case, making them cat-proof (in case that is a concern...
00:34, 06/28/2019

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 cases suggest there won’t be a headphone port A lot of details have been leaked about the Samsung Galaxy Note 10, but one thing we’re not at all sure of is whether there will be a 3.5mm headphone port, as some rumors say there will be one and others say there won’t. Today, we’ve got more evidence in support of the 'it ...
14:51, 06/27/2019

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 is here with beastly specs and no headphone jack Right on cue, Samsung has officially revealed the Galaxy Note 10, and for the first time in the note series, an even larger ‘Plus’ model. Granted, ‘Revealed’ might be a bit of a strong word given how much we’d learned about the devices going into today’s Galaxy Unpacked event, but it’s nonetheless w...
05:00, 08/08/2019

Hifiman Jade II Review: This $2,500 headphone sacrifices portability for supreme detail In the early days of my audio obsession, electrostatic headphones were legendary. Products like Stax’s SR-009 and Sennheiser’s Orpheus HE90 promised higher resolution than was possible with the typical dynamic drivers of the day. But they were woefully impractical, being some of the few headphones t...
02:51, 05/21/2019

New Samsung Galaxy Note 10 leak all but confirms lack of headphone jack Rumors have been swirling around for months that Samsung would quit resisting current smartphone trends and ditch the 3.5mm headphone jack from its upcoming Galaxy Note 10 range, and now a new leak has basically hammered the final nail into the coffin for the fan favorite feature. The fine peop...
10:17, 08/02/2019

Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 doesn't have a headphone jack or Bixby button Remember those Samsung ads mocking Apple's latest iPhones for not having a headphone jack? Well, it looks like the company is going to have to make some about itself. That's because, as leaks suggested, Samsung's new Galaxy Note 10 won't have one. In......
06:00, 08/08/2019

Headphone-maker Nura takes its 'personalized' audio portable with NuraLoop The Melbourne, Australia-based creators of the revolutionary hybrid Nuraphone headphones have officially announced their second product, a set of wireless in-ears called NuraLoop that offer many of the same features as their bigger counterparts but in a far more portable and exercise-friendly packag...
07:34, 05/16/2019

Samsung's Ditching The Headphone Jack and Furiously Deleting Its Ads That Made Fun of Apple When Apple released the iPhone 7 in 2016, without a headphone jack, many customers were miffed that they had to use headphones designed for a lightning port or buy a dongle, and couldn’t charge their phone and use headphones at the same time.Read more......
22:34, 08/08/2019

Report: Samsung will strip the Galaxy Note of its headphone jack and buttons Enlarge / The Galaxy Note 9. Android Police has a report on the Galaxy Note 10 that Samsung fans probably won't be happy with. David Ruddock claims the Galaxy Note 10 will be Samsung's first flagship to remove the headphone jack, taking one of the last wired audio options off the flagship market....
20:17, 05/30/2019

Dear Samsung, don’t kill the Note 10’s headphone jack and physical buttons There’s a rumor making the rounds today that’s making me quite sad: Samsung might be killing the headphone jack on the Galaxy Note 10. Equally puzzling, the company might be killing physical buttons too. The report comes courtesy of Android Police, which has a solid track record with these things. S...
03:34, 05/31/2019

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 could drop headphone jack and all physical buttons Often praised as a steadfast holdout amongst smartphone manufacturers for its refusal to cave to handset trends that negatively impact the end user (i.e. removing the 3.5mm headphone jack), it now seems Samsung is planning to do just that, if a new report from Android Police is to be believed. Samsu...
10:51, 05/31/2019

Hoping the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 retains the headphone jack? You may be in luck Samsung is bucking the trend of many smartphone manufacturers, as it continues to include a headphone jack on its flagship handsets, and it could well do the same for the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.We've already seen conflicting reports claiming Samsung either will or won't stick with the agin...
15:51, 06/21/2019

Sorry, Samsung fans: Leak confirms Galaxy Note 10 won’t have a headphone jack Last week, a leaker released Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10 Pro renders based on stolen CAD designs and they offered us our first look at the upcoming Samsung flagships. The renders seemingly confirmed what previous Note 10 rumors said about the phone’s design, but they also revealed a coup...
20:00, 06/11/2019

'Radical' Galaxy Note 10 design was scrapped, but don't hold your breath for a headphone jack If history is any indication, we're still several months away from a Galaxy Note 10 announcement most likely to take place ahead of the IFA trade show sometime in August. Obviously, that's not stopping the rumor mill from churning story after story regarding possible changes and upgrades prepared by...
10:34, 05/31/2019

Leak reveals how Samsung will compensate for ditching the headphone jack on the Galaxy Note 10 After years of defending the aging audio port — and mocking Apple for ditching it — Samsung is finally ready to follow Apple’s lead and remove the dedicated headphone jack. The Galaxy Note 10 will be the company’s first flagship to ship without a 3.5mm port, and that’s ...
23:17, 07/29/2019

Samsung dongle leak suggests the smartphone maker is killing the headphone jack As with most other dongles, Samsung's doesn't offer much to see. Is the smartphone maker joining Apple, Google and others in killing the cord?       ...
23:51, 08/02/2019

Samsung deleted anti-Apple ads after ditching the headphone jack, which is so much more embarrassing than just leaving them We told you several times that the Galaxy Note 10 would not feature a headphone jack, and the rumor turned out to be true. Samsung was a staunch supporter of the headphone jack, using it as a marketing trick to lure in customers who didn’t like Apple’s decision to remove the jack from it...
16:00, 08/08/2019

Latest Galaxy Note 10 rumors bring the headphone jack back on the table (aaand it's gone) UPDATE: Unfortunately, it appears we've been duped by early pre-release units of the Note 10 and Note 10 Pro that came with "fake" headphone jacks... for some reason. While it's still not 100 percent etched in stone that Samsung will indeed kill the audio connector, it's definitely not looking promi...
22:00, 06/22/2019

The Galaxy Note 10 might drop the headphone jack and physical buttons (but will Samsung make a mess of this too?) If you were upset when Apple dropped the headphone jack from the iPhone, paving the way for other makers to do the same, get ready for the next big change that Samsung is allegedly planning on making....
13:51, 05/31/2019

CHEAP: Stop whining about the headphone jack with $20 off Anker’s Soundcore Liberty Neo wireless buds Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! It’s that time of the year: everyone is regurgitating the old headphone jack debate after Samsung ditched the port with its new Galaxy Note 10 series. But you know what? You can once and for all quit whining abou...
16:51, 08/09/2019

Freshly leaked Moto Z4 render shows off insanely thin profile, resurrected headphone jack The foldable Motorola Razr is without a doubt the brand's most highly anticipated device expected to see daylight sometime over the next few months, but obviously, the Lenovo-owned company has a bunch of other stuff in the pipeline as well, including an entry-level Moto E6 and high-end (ish) Moto Z4...
15:17, 05/02/2019

The five: chimeras created by science A chimera is an organism with genetic material from two or more sources. Experiments in the field may save lives but are ethically controversialLast week, researchers led by Spanish scientist Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte announced they had created the first human-monkey chimera embryos in China. The...
09:17, 08/11/2019

Leaked Moto Z4 pics show it's keeping the headphone jack and Moto Mods The next entry of Motorola's Z series has likely been revealed, as noted leaker Evan Blass tweeted out these shots of the Moto Z4. Matching specs and a smaller picture that leaked earlier, the Z4 shown here features a teardrop front-camera design, si......
09:00, 05/02/2019

Bank Holiday Beats headphone deal: get the Beats X for a super cheap price Things are heating up in deals town today, just in time for the Bank Holiday sales. We've just spotted these Beats X earphones at a massive discount - actually this is the lowest price yet in the UK. And not to leave our US-cousins hanging, we've found a massive discount Stateside too belo...
16:17, 05/24/2019

Samsung has created a silver Galaxy S10+ but you can't have it The Galaxy S10+ is already available in a wide range of colors including Prism Green, Flamingo Pink, and the new Cardinal Red. But if none of these finishes tickle your fancy, maybe this next color will. There’s just one problem.Called Prism Silver, the finish adds a silver panel to the rear of the ...
22:51, 06/06/2019

New mural on the eastside created by students TUCSON – Murals are popping up all over Tucson. A new one is in the works on the east side and it is different than the others. This mural in the works at Palo Verde Pool and is being created by students. They are also getting paid for their work through a program by the Arts Foundation for Tu...
03:51, 07/11/2019

Scientists Have Created a Vaccine for Cat Allergies, but You Can't Have It Yet People unjustly kept away from feline companionship due to an allergy are rejoicing this week, after news resurfaced of a potential vaccine that makes cats less able to cause allergies. But while this research is promising, a finished product won’t be available any time soon.Read more......
22:00, 08/14/2019

Inventions we use every day that were actually created for space exploration Unlike inventions we no longer use, these inventions are employed daily to save lives, improve environmental sustainability, and keep humans healthy.       ...
13:17, 07/08/2019

The city created by the Chernobyl explosion For one city in the Ukraine, the Chernobyl explosion in 1986 was an act of creation. Find out how the nuclear disaster gave birth to Slavutych and what a traveler will find there today....
21:17, 08/17/2019

The Pixel 3a has a headphone jack to offer 'flexibility', but don't get your hopes up for the Pixel 4 Jack is back, but maybe not for goodThe freshly released Pixel 3a and 3a XL have a long list of things (both good and bad) in common with Google's higher-end Pixel 3 and 3 XL devices, but somewhat surprisingly (at least if you didn't pay attention to the torrent of leaks from the past few months), a...
02:17, 05/14/2019

"Made In India" Written All Over "Little Sun" Being Created In France The world's best scientists are trying to create a miniature Sun on Earth to tap its fusion energy, costing over Euro 20 billion and India is a full partner in this mega project. Called The ITER......
08:00, 08/24/2019

DNA Testing Was Meant to Help Esmé. It Created Turmoil. Genetic testing provides patients and doctors a wealth of new information. But the medical world is making rapid advances in understanding what the data means, and that’s whipsawing diagnoses and treatment....
17:00, 05/17/2019

Three Created a Fertility Revolution, but One, a Woman, Went Unrecognized Newly released papers show that Robert Edwards, who won a Nobel Prize, tried in vain to have Jean Purdy recognized as an equal partner in the breakthrough....
22:00, 06/10/2019

Corruption in Venezuela has created a cocaine superhighway to the US Cocaine trafficking from Venezuela to the United States is soaring, even as the country collapses. And US and other regional officials say it's Venezuela's own military and political elite who are facilitating the passage of drugs in and out of the country on hundreds of tiny, unmarked planes....
20:17, 04/28/2019

Animated Mona Lisa was created by AI, and it's terrifying The enigmatic, painted smile of the "Mona Lisa" is known around the world, but that famous face recently displayed a startling new range of expressions, courtesy of artificial intelligence (AI)....
21:00, 05/28/2019

Poll: Two in Five Americans Still Believe God Created Humans 10,000 Years Ago A new Gallup poll shows that 40 percent of American adults comply to a strict view of creationism, in which God brought humans into existence within the last 10,000 years. More encouragingly, a record number of Americans now say God had absolutely nothing to do with it.Read more......
23:17, 07/26/2019

Pelosi says Trump has created a ‘constitutional crisis’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she agrees with Rep. Jerrold Nadler’s assessment that the US is facing a “constitutional crisis” after the White House defied subpoenas for administration officials to appear before Congress. “Yes, I do agree with Chairman Nadler because the ad...
18:17, 05/09/2019

The 'modular' Mac Pro is the solution to a problem that Apple itself created As is the case with most things related to Apple, there's a lot of buzz surrounding the anticipated 'modular' Mac Pro. But who really wants a 'modular' Mac?...
22:34, 05/15/2019

Scientists Say They've Created a Smartphone App That Can Hear Ear Infections Wondering if your kid is dealing with an ear infection? Soon, according to researchers at the University of Washington, there’ll be an app for that. They claim to have created a simple test that uses a smartphone and folded up paper to detect one of the telltale signs of infection—fluid in the ears—...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Ekasbo’s Matebot may be the cutest cat robot yet created If Shrek saw Matebot, no amount of sad-eyes could win him back to Puss in Boots’ side. Created by Shenzhen-based robotics company Ekasbo, Matebot looks like a black and white cartoon cat and responds to your touch by wiggling its ears, changing the expression in its big LED eyes and tilting it...
17:51, 05/30/2019

The AI-created humans in this video look disturbingly real For all the scary talk about what nefarious deeds AI will be capable of one day, a geeky fight that tends to spark debate about whether the technology is a net positive or could eventually bring about the destruction of humanity, there’s at least one observable skill that AI is increasingly masterin...
19:00, 05/06/2019

Man, the humans in this AI-created video look jaw-droppingly real For all the scary talk about what nefarious deeds AI will be capable of one day, a geeky fight that tends to spark debate about whether the technology is a net positive or could eventually bring about the destruction of humanity, there’s at least one observable skill that AI is increasingly ma...
20:51, 05/04/2019

Only Adam Gase can end the Jets hell he created It’s been nearly five months since the Jets hired Adam Gase as the 18th head coach in franchise history and a lot has happened already, some of which is concerning. Gase has not coached a game yet nor has he conducted a full-squad training camp practice and there remain two critical things he’s lack...
07:51, 05/27/2019

UK tech created 13 'billion dollar' startups in 2018 The UK technology sector produced 13 "unicorn" companies - firms privately valued at more than $1bn (£784 million) - over the past year, taking its overall total to 72....
15:51, 06/10/2019

World’s First Human-Monkey Hybrid Created In China A team of American and Spanish scientists relocated to China to jump European laws and they have created the world’s first human-monkey embryo, in the next step in the controversial breeding of animals for the human organs program. ...
02:51, 08/03/2019

Behold, the most (intentionally) poorly designed website ever created You know something's wrong right away on the first page. Why does this button say "NO" instead of "YES"? And one thing you can't tell here: hovering on the thing you actually have to click ("here") doesn't change the cursor as expected. [credit: Bagaar ...
14:51, 07/04/2019

How baseless fears over 5G rollout created a health scare Misconceptions about the technology and lack of consultation with local communities may have boosted conspiracy theoriesWhen Tonia Antoniazzi stood up in the House of Commons to talk about the risks of 5G, she admitted that “initiating a conversation … has had members of my own team and family telli...
12:00, 07/26/2019

Fox Sports created a USWNT Snapchat AR lens for the World Cup The United States women's national soccer team laid down a clear statement of intent to their World Cup rivals after a record-breaking 13-0 win over Thailand in their opening game. Alex Morgan grabbed the headlines by scoring five goals against the A......
20:17, 06/14/2019

Trump blasts Britain’s May, says she created a ‘mess’ with Brexit ​President Trump took aim at British Prime Minister Theresa May for her handling of Brexit, as well as the country’s ambassador to the US, who called the Trump administration “inept” and “dysfunctional.” “I have been very critical about the way the U.K. and Prime ...
01:00, 07/09/2019

Chernobyl: the wildlife haven created when people left Rare and endangered animals have thrived in the Chernobyl disaster zone since it was evacuated in 1986, as a new wildlife tour in southern Belarus showsIt is 5.30am in southern Belarus. A pink moon hangs over flat fields tinged with frost, and as we arrive at the checkpoint on the edge of the Cherno...
13:17, 05/28/2019

DeepNude App, Which Created Nude Photos Of Women, Taken Down By Developer A highly controversial application that used artificial intelligence to generate nude images of women based on their clothed photographs has been taken down by the developer following a massive......
22:51, 06/28/2019

Unique Volkswagen Golf GTI and R created for Worthersee festival News 30 May, 2019 VW commissioned two teams of apprentices to build a pair of bespoke high performance Volkswagen Golfs for Worthersee 2019...
15:00, 05/31/2019

Sandvik created the world’s first 3D-printed diamond composite Ask most people what words they associate with diamonds, and they’ll say “proposal”, “love”, “down on one knee” or “three months’ salary”. But if you work in the mining industry—or if you’re a huge Minecraft ner...
17:34, 06/18/2019

How Brendan Greene created the PUBG phenomenon and then moved on to something new In a chat at Gamelab, Brendan Greene recounted the tale of how he created PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and ignited the battle royale market.Read More...
20:34, 07/06/2019

Google has created a maths AI that has already proved 1200 theorems An AI made by Google has written mathematical proofs for more than 1200 theorems and may one day go on to tackle problems mathematicians don't know how to solve...
22:51, 04/28/2019

Beyond fabulous: how camp created the Met Gala's craziest red carpet ever From Cardi B’s fabulous feathers to Katy Perry’s light-up chandelier, the Met Gala more than lived up to this year’s camp theme. But, for all the silliness, it had a serious point to makeThe bar for party dressing this summer just got pretty high. Billy Porter arrived at the Met Gala in a catsuit wi...
18:51, 05/07/2019

How two WWE superstars created their own path to success using action figures A childhood obsession with wrestling figures helped bond Curt Hawkins and Zack Ryder as a tag team. It also served as the driving force behind a podcast, a growing YouTube presence and a resurgence in their WWE careers....
20:00, 05/16/2019

I.M. Pei, Who Reconceived Skylines and Created Architectural Icons, Dies at 102 I.M. Pei, an architect whose graceful grids of glass and metal redrew skylines around the world, died Wednesday in New York City. He was 102 years old....
01:17, 05/17/2019

Brooks Koepka is the monster Tiger Woods created Tiger inspired a generation of golfers. Now one is out to stop him. Say hello to Brooks Koepka, the man standing in Tiger's -- and everyone else's -- way....
15:17, 05/17/2019

How George Fan created the wacky Plants vs. Zombies a decade ago George Fan led a small team that created Plants vs. Zombies a decade ago. It is still a valuable franchise today, and he talked about it with GamesBeat.Read More...
18:00, 05/10/2019

An AI has created music based on Bach – but will an audience notice? An experiment at London's Barbican will pit an AI composer trained on the works of Bach against the original pieces in a concert called The Eternal Golden Braid...
23:17, 04/28/2019

Supercomputer created 8 million simulated universes in 3 weeks Figuring out how our reality took shape over billions of years is no easy task for scientists. Theories about how the Big Bang played out and the immediate aftermath are a dime a dozen, but researchers led by a team from the University of Arizona think they might stumble upon some of the secrets of....
02:51, 08/14/2019

[Newest 2019] Gaming Headset for Xbox One S, X, PS4, PC with Soft Breathing Earmuffs, Adjustable Mic, Comfortable Mute & Automatic Cycling RGB LED Lights, Stereo Headphone for Laptop, Nintendo Switch [Newest 2019] Gaming Headset for Xbox One S, X, PS4, PC with Soft Breathing Earmuffs, Adjustable Mic, Comfortable Mute & Automatic Cycling RGB LED Lights, Stereo Headphone for Laptop, Nintendo Switch...
21:00, 07/02/2019

Chao created special path for McConnell’s favored projects The Transportation Department under Secretary Elaine Chao designated a special liaison to help with grant applications and other priorities from her husband Mitch McConnell’s state of Kentucky, paving the way for grants totaling at least $78 million for favored projects as McConnell prepared to camp...
16:17, 06/10/2019

Capitalism gone wrong: how big pharma created America's opioid carnage A web of firms ramped up narcotic painkiller sales, creating the biggest drug epidemic in American history as profits surgedAs Oklahoma’s attorney general, Mike Hunter laid out his indictment against one of the biggest corporations in America, he made a point of saying that he was not hostile to big...
08:34, 07/24/2019

Before She Wrote Cookbooks, Maida Heatter Created Hit Recipes for The Times This triple-layer chocolate torte, the newspaper’s most requested dessert in 1972, was just one of the recipes developed by the legendary author, who died on Thursday at 102....
19:00, 06/07/2019

The Iran crisis was created in Washington. The US must be talked down | Simon Tisdall President Trump claims he doesn’t want conflict, but his actions could accidentally trigger another Middle East warIn Washington, at times of stress, international crises play out in black and white. As in a flickering newsreel from a former age, complex events are reduced to symbolic emblems of rig...
21:00, 06/18/2019

Scientists Have Created a Prosthetic Arm That Lets Patients Feel Touch Again Perhaps one of the profound yet underappreciated aspects of being alive is the ability to reach out with your hand and feel the world around you—whether it’s fresh-cut grass or the face of a loved one. For people who have lost a hand or arm, prosthetics may restore some functioning, but not the sens...
01:34, 07/25/2019

Nike says you might be wearing the wrong size shoe, so it created an AR tool to help Nike announced a new feature coming to its iOS app this summer called Nike Fit. Using AR, you can scan your feet to find the right shoe size.        ...
22:34, 05/09/2019

The Navy Created the Pentagon's First Climate Task Force—Now It’s Dead In a move that fails to surprise anyone, the U.S. Navy has killed its Task Force Climate Change. This happened back in March but remained mostly a rumor until E&E News reported the news Wednesday.Read more......
22:34, 08/08/2019

Rush Limbaugh: The 'dangerous' base created by Democrats is lashing out Democrats created a "dangerous" base, and now they are struggling to stop those very same supporters from lashing out, according to conservative Radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh....
04:51, 06/04/2019

Silicon LED created by buzzing surface with high-speed electrons  Enlarge / If only controlling electron behavior was as easy as building atom illustrations out of children's toys... (credit: Japatino / Getty Images) A long time ago, in a place not so far away, I used to believe that future lasers and optics would knock electronics into a tin hat. Yet silicon el...
20:34, 07/22/2019

Ex-students say John Jay College, professors created a ‘cesspool of sexism’ Two former students are suing John Jay College of Criminal Justice and four professors, saying they created a “cesspool of sexism, misogyny, sexual harassment and illegal drug use” — allegations first revealed by The Post. Claudia Cojocaru, 40, and Naomi Haber, 25, filed a federal civil-rights suit ...
07:00, 06/11/2019

| Super Rugby semis created perfect build-up script The results were predicted but what happened on the field in the semi-final round may have injected some much needed interest into the Super Rugby grand finale...
20:17, 07/01/2019

Scientists have created a new space blanket inspired by squid skin Scientists developed a new kind of space blanket that was inspired by the skin of sea creatures like squid and cuttlefish.        ...
18:17, 04/29/2019

Researchers Say They’ve Created a Blood Test for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Researchers at Stanford University and elsewhere say they’ve taken an important step in potentially helping people with a barely understood ailment that’s long been viewed skeptically by the public and even some doctors. They claim to have created a blood test that may be able to readily identify p...
22:34, 04/30/2019

Google Lens Can Now Tell You Who Created That Neat Artwork You Walked Past Anyone who’s ever gone exploring in a new city has probably walked past some cool street art, Instagrammed it, and then went “Oh well, whoever made it was really cool.” Instead of shrugging your shoulders, Google Lens could soon be used to find out which local artist crafted the artwork. Read more.....
20:51, 07/09/2019

MIT Created a Better Rain-Deflecting Material That's Like a Force Field For Liquids We’ve already figured out how to treat surfaces so that liquids, like spilled food or raindrops, quickly bead up and roll away. Every time you wax your car you’re helping it shrug off a downpour. But for vehicles like planes, it only takes a split second for a raindrop to turn to ice when it hits a ...
19:34, 06/28/2019

Lunar Eclipse Meteorite Briefly Created a Spot on the Moon as Hot as the Sun This past January, astronomers managed to capture the moment a space rock struck the Moon during a total lunar eclipse. Now we’re learning more about this unprecedented event, including the speed of the offending object and the intense temperatures reached during the impact. Read more......
00:17, 05/01/2019

Maradona and Naples created an unearthly and sometimes dark magic. I was there | Ed Vulliamy A new documentary about the footballer’s life doesn’t capture the way an underdog city both beatified and ensnared its favourite sonSundays would begin and end at a bar called Bollicine – bubbles – behind Piazza Leopardi station in the Fuorigrotta quarter of Naples. It was kept by a man called Enzo ...
18:17, 06/07/2019

Players have created over 2 million levels on ‘Super Mario Maker 2’ Super Mario Maker 2 players are having a busy summer. Nintendo announced today that players have uploaded 2 million courses on the level creator since its worldwide release on June 28th. The highly-anticipated Nintendo Switch sequel to Super Mario Ma......
15:34, 07/10/2019

The internet was created so Busta Rhymes could meet Banjo-Kazooie Banjo-Kazooie is having a bit of a moment. Although the series hasn’t seen a console release in more than a decade, the title characters of Rare’s fever dream witch-battling bird-and-bear platformer will soon be coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate as a DLC fighter. In, let’s say, honor of that occ...
00:17, 06/25/2019

I created 38 crazy, fake dating profiles — and guys loved them It started seven years ago, with a favor: One of Robyn Lynne Norris’ friends had signed up with OkCupid and asked her to review her online dating profile. Back then, Norris, a 20-something “hopeless romantic,” knew nothing about online dating. Newly arrived in Los Angeles and lonely, the writer-come...
23:34, 08/15/2019

How Dan Levy Created a Safe Haven With Schitt's Creek (And Why He's Saying Goodbye) There's nothing like Schitt's Creek--in the real world nor elsewhere on TV. In this fictional town, there's universal tolerance and equality. It's a town where lifelong residents......
23:00, 06/15/2019

Tearful Amanda Knox: Media created false story around me Amanda Knox on Saturday accused the media of having created a false narrative around her, depicting her as guilty despite her proven innocence. (June 15)        ...
16:34, 06/15/2019

Ford Secretly Created the New Pickup Truck Emoji Because Nothing Is Sacred July 17 is World Emoji Day, a fake but harmless holiday created by the founder of Emojipedia. To celebrate this year, Ford slyly revealed that it has succeeded in surreptitiously creating the pickup emoji. The company hired a marketing firm and a technology agency to pitch the Unicode Consortium of...
18:17, 07/17/2019

This Late-Night Comedy Duo Created Two of the Summer’s Funniest New Shows Even if you don’t know Bashir Salahuddin or Diallo Riddle by name, the likelihood that these college friends turned writing partners have made you laugh is extremely high. As Late Night with Jimmy Fallon writers, they scripted viral “Slow Jam the News” segments. Riddle was a bright...
18:34, 07/18/2019

Seth Meyers to Trump: 'You don't get credit for predicting headlines you created' Late-night hosts zeroed in on Trump’s continued attacks on Robert Mueller as well as a look at Facebook’s potential break-upLate-night hosts focused on Trump’s downward spiral, the Mueller investigation and Facebook. Continue reading......
19:51, 05/10/2019

How Squishy Robotics created a robot that can be safely dropped out of a helicopter If you want to build a robot that can fall hundreds of feet and be no worse the wear, legs are pretty much out of the question. The obvious answer, then, is a complex web of cable-actuated rods. Obvious to Squishy Robotics, anyway, whose robots look delicate but are in fact among the most durable o...
18:17, 04/28/2019

"Created A Monster": Founder Of Site Linked To US, New Zealand Shooting The creator of a far-right online message board connected to three mass shootings that killed dozens of people has described himself as "naive and ignorant", likening the platform 8chan to......
21:00, 08/06/2019

Founder of site linked to mass shootings says he created 'a monster' The creator of a far-right online message board connected to three mass shootings that killed dozens of people has described himself as "naive and ignorant", likening the platform 8chan to Frankenstein's monster, with no limit to its extremism....
08:00, 08/07/2019

Article 370 Created Wall Between India And Kashmir, It Will Go: Amit Shah Article 370 was the divide between India and Kashmir and it will now be gone forever, Home Minister Amit Shah said today, replying to the debate in the Lok Sabha on the government's move to end......
15:34, 08/06/2019

Comcast created an eye-control remote to help users with mobility challenges Comcast launches a free X1 TV remote that lets customers with physical disabilities change channels, surf and sets recordings with their eyes.       ...
20:00, 06/17/2019

Task force created to improve school safety efforts PHOENIX – A new task force has been created to help make Arizona schools safer from gun violence. On Monday, May 13th, the Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction, Kathy Hoffman, alongside representatives of March for Our Lives Arizona, announced the creation of The Arizona Department of ...
13:51, 05/14/2019

Nxivm captive created her own newspaper while stuck in room for two years A member of the Nxivm cult who was allegedly held captive in a room with only a pad of paper and a pen for two years became so desperate that she created a “newspaper” covering her own captivity and failing health, she testified in Brooklyn federal court Thursday. Jurors in the trial of Nxivm leader...
08:17, 05/31/2019

The most accurate model of our galaxy ever created shows the Milky Way is warped Considering we can’t actually see the Milky Way from the outside — since, you know, we’re in it — astronomers know a surprising amount about our home galaxy. They know its overall structure, where we are in it, and what likely lies deep in its heart (spoiler: it’s proba...
19:51, 08/04/2019

Specially created animal 'cancer avatars' could personalise treatments Flies, fish and mice are being developed into “cancer avatars” that carry the unique traits of a person’s cancer and help doctors choose which drugs to use...
13:00, 05/23/2019

Facebook created a 'gateway drug' to introduce billions to cryptocurrency, experts say Long-time blockchain technologists say Facebook's Libra digital currency will introduce billions to cryptocurrencies, but the company's problems with trust and privacy remain an obstacle....
22:17, 06/18/2019

US Navy Sailors Created "Rape Lists" Of Female Colleagues, Says Report Sailors aboard a US Navy submarine circulated sexually explicit lists that ranked female crew members, an investigation found. The lists, first reported Friday by Military.com, were uncovered through......
08:00, 05/20/2019

The kings of capitalism are finally worried about the system that created them | Dominic Rushe Now that the political debate has shifted, Bridgewater founder Ray Dalio is the latest in a bank of billionaires to talk about the gap between rich and poorRead our entire Broken Capitalism seriesTwo years ago on a chilly Saturday in March, some of the least well-off people in Connecticut went on a ...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Mexico’s National Guard, Created to Fight Crime, Is Deployed to Capital Although Mexico City’s crime rate is lower than much of the country’s, a recent spike has alarmed residents and prompted the president to deploy the new force....
01:00, 07/02/2019

Google explains how it created dark theme on three apps and Android Auto A post put up today on the Google Design website shares how Google developed dark themes for three separate apps and Android Auto. The apps include Photos, Calendar, and News. Just in case you don't know what dark theme is, think of the typical smartphone display with black text on a white backgroun...
23:34, 06/28/2019

Ubisoft Bans Player-Created Assassin's Creed Quests That Let You Level Up By Doing Nothing Last month, Ubisoft released a tool that allows players to create their own quests in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. Players could choose to have other players’ custom quests appear in their games.. Almost immediately came a mess of quests dedicated to rapid-fire power-leveling. “To each their own,” you ...
03:51, 07/12/2019

Novaquark raises $11.2 million for fan-created Dual Universe online game French video game developer Novaquark has raised $11.2 million in funding for its Dual Universe science fiction massively multiplayer online game.Read More...
15:34, 06/11/2019

Ancient Attraction: Mesoamerican Sculptors Created Magnetic Stone Figures Researchers from the world-famous Harvard University in America have made an astounding discovery in Guatemala.   ...
15:51, 05/07/2019

Watch as a young kid performs a durability test on a cardboard Pixel he created You don't wake up one morning totally obsessed with mobile devices to the point that you want to write or talk about them for a living. Nope. It takes years of training and if you're lucky, you will be accepted into a top school like Harvard where you will take classes like Introduction to Notches a...
17:17, 06/18/2019

Activists created a free font made from gerrymandered US voting districts Ugly Gerry is a new, free font created by a pair of activists apparently fed up with the US government’s practice of gerrymandering voting districts. Every letter in the font is composed of images of gerrymandered US voting districts. Though a couple letters (the X, for example) are composited from ...
06:17, 08/02/2019

Modder Explains How He Created That Cool Bloodborne Mod That Lets You Control Enemies You might have recently seen a cool Bloodborne mod floating around Twitter early this week. The mod allows a player, using a modded copy of the game, to take control of enemies by locking on to them. The creator of this mod explained to me how they created it and their future plans for it....
02:34, 05/26/2019

Why are home runs flying in Triple-A? Turns out, all baseballs are not created equal The home run rate in Class AAA has leaped by nearly 50% this year with the leagues using the big-league baseball.        ...
19:34, 05/06/2019

This Lego Artist Created the Ultimate Horror Movie Haunted House Lego is the perfect medium for playful sculpture, and it’s also great for pop culture pastiche. This haunted house, created by Reddit user @Kreimkoek, is both.Read more......
07:17, 05/06/2019

Scientists Created a Display With Pixels a Million Times Smaller Than Those on a Smartphone Smartphone makers might soon not have much to brag about when it comes to the number of pixels they can fit on a pocket-sized screen. Researchers at the University of Cambridge have come up with a way to create pixels that are a million times smaller than those used on even Apple’s Retina displays. ...
04:00, 05/11/2019

Uber, Lyft’s huge capital have created duopoly in rideshare market Even if another rival dared enter the market, it would likely be difficult to raise enough money to pose a viable threat after Uber and Lyft spent the past decade pulling in billions of dollars from venture capitalists....
01:51, 05/12/2019

Mexico's new National Guard was created to fight crime, but now it's in a face-off with migrants A convoy of Mexican state and municipal police trucks roared along the U.S.-Mexico border in Ciudad Juarez to confront cartel gunmen, past National Guardsmen patrolling the banks of the Rio Grande River for migrants trying to cross into the United States....
19:00, 07/07/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: May 24-26 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
11:00, 05/26/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: May 17-19 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
09:51, 05/19/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: May 10-12 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
16:51, 05/12/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: May 3-5 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
08:34, 05/05/2019

Police-created smartphone app adds anti-groping feature to scare off molesters Women are downloading the "Digi Police" smartphone app developed by Japanese police to protect themselves from gropers on packed rush-hour trains.        ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

Trump says Dems 'created this phony crime' with obstruction claims, in 'Hannity' interview President Trump lashed out at Democrats following former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's testimony on Capitol Hill, telling Fox News' Sean Hannity on Thursday night the Democrats "created this phony crime" by accusing him of obstruction of justice....
11:51, 07/26/2019

Champions League streaker shares fan-created video of her scoring goal: 'I did it again folks' Champions League streaker Kinsey Wolanski was featured in a fan-created video appearing to show her score a goal during a match between River Plate and Boca Juniors from December....
18:17, 06/04/2019

'Coolest night in town': the club where Phoebe Waller-Bridge created Fleabag Once based in a rundown boozer, DryWrite nights encouraged risk and giddy game-playing – their spirit is felt in Killing Eve and across British theatre todayWhen Phoebe Waller-Bridge performed her script Fleabag at the Edinburgh fringe in 2013, it landed like a bolt from the bluest of minds. But Wal...
02:34, 08/15/2019

John Thompson III’s Georgetown experience should serve him well in newly created Monumental role As the vice president of player development and engagement for Monumental Basketball, Thompson will call upon his ability to connect with young players....
11:00, 07/24/2019

Bank of Japan's aggressive easing has created a tough environment for some banks: MUFG The BOJ's negative interest rate policy has given many financial firms a tough time, according to Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group's Nobuyuki Hirano....
11:51, 06/07/2019

Anthropocene review – tough film makes case for human-created epoch From Kenyan children picking through plastic waste to swathes of Germany laid waste for coal mining, a film shows why we are in a new, human-created epoch...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Dunkin’ manager created fake employee, collected extra paycheck, cops say At some workplaces, some employees seem to do the work of two people. But at a Dunkin’ doughnut shop in Florida, a manager was collecting the paychecks of two people – herself and a fake employee, authorities say....
15:00, 07/11/2019

Scientists Locate Neutron Star Collision That Could Have Created Our Solar System's Plutonium In 2017, observatories around the world observed a high-energy collision between a pair of dense objects, each slightly more massive than the Sun but only the size of a city. A similar collision closer to home could have been responsible for producing some of the heaviest elements in our own solar s...
00:00, 05/02/2019

Virginia's Anti-Revenge Porn Law Now Covers Deepfakes and Other 'Falsely Created' Content A update to Virginia’s law against revenge porn banning the distribution of explicit videos and images that have been deepfaked—i.e., modified using machine learning algorithms to picture someone else—or otherwise created with the intent to “coerce, harass, or intimidate” a victim went into effect o...
09:34, 07/02/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: May 31-June 2 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
09:34, 06/02/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: August 16-18 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
14:00, 08/18/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: August 2-4 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
23:51, 08/04/2019

Into the gender culture fray New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is actually more unpopular in his own city than President Trump, now endorses the use of public funds for gender reassignment surgeries....
03:00, 07/06/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: July 26-28 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
20:17, 07/28/2019

What is your biggest pop culture disappointment? On the same weekend in May, the much-maligned Star Wars: Episode I—The Phantom Menace celebrated its 20th anniversary, and Game Of Thrones aired the final episode of its divisive final season—both events resulting in major disappointment for some fans. So this week we’re asking:...
09:34, 06/02/2019

America's gun culture vs. the world Mass shootings in Texas and Ohio have reignited the debate around gun rights in the US. Here's how America's gun culture compares to the rest of the world....
11:00, 08/07/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: July 12-14 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
08:00, 07/14/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: June 28-30 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
08:00, 06/30/2019

Settling the culture war through politics “Politics is war by other means.” This reversed version of the famous quotation from Carl von Clausewitz means that politics, with its imperfections, implies that when war can be avoided, politics is a better means for solving the same problems....
09:00, 05/21/2019

Why Pop Culture Still Can’t Get Enough of Charles Manson As Quentin Tarantino’s new film revisits Los Angeles at the end of the ’60s, a man who was there — and literally wrote the book on Manson — argues that we never really left....
00:34, 07/25/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: July 19-21 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
11:51, 07/21/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: June 21-23 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
10:00, 06/23/2019

How a County Pub in England Became a Car Culture Hub Caffeine and Machine is a little like Cheers... where everybody knows your car. Just outside of the tiny town of Ettington in Warwickshire, UK, this pub is like a permanent cars and coffee event, where people come together to celebrate all kinds of vehicles and, of course, tasty beverages year round...
19:51, 05/15/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: July 5-7 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
12:17, 07/07/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: June 7-9 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
09:00, 06/09/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: June 14-16 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
11:17, 06/16/2019

Yemen proves it: in western eyes, not all ‘Notre Dames’ are created equal | Lamya Khalidi As an archaeologist, I’ve seen Yemen’s rich heritage. But for too many world leaders, only arms sales really matterLike everyone else the world over, I watched in horror last week as Notre Dame burned and its spire fell. I saw the stunned reactions of onlookers on the news, on social media and in fr...
14:17, 05/01/2019

Another pair of eyes: how makeup artist Mimi Choi created Ezra Miller's Met Gala look Choi’s hyper-real eyes on the actor’s face took her five hours to complete – and perfectly captured the ‘camp’ brief of the galaSome celebrities might have struggled to interpret the “camp” theme of this year’s Met Gala, but one was singled out for – to quote one approving tweet – having not only un...
20:17, 05/08/2019

Trump administration set to ease offshore drilling safety rules created after 2010 BP oil spill The Trump administration on Thursday announced rollbacks to offshore drilling safety rules created after the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon explosion.        ...
08:51, 05/03/2019

How an early Biden crime bill created the sentencing disparity for crack and cocaine trafficking The 1986 law including the “100-1” provision passed with overwhelming support. Biden later disavowed the measure, which came to be viewed as one of the most racially slanted federal sentencing policies....
08:51, 07/29/2019

Trump created a storm over Kim Darroch. Boris Johnson will bring a hurricane | Simon Jenkins With the forces of no deal whirling faster, Johnson is banking on the idea that a dramatic shock could be Britain’s salvationImagine chaos. Dream disruption. Think of a hundred Kim Darrochs as the Boris Johnson moment approaches. Tear up the script. Shout “no deal”. Laugh with Johnson, cry with him....
00:51, 07/12/2019

Elon Musk's Neuralink Says It's Created Brain-Reading 'Threads,' Surgical Robot That Inserts Them On Tuesday evening in San Francisco, SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk finally shed some light on what Neuralink, his company that has raised $158 million to develop “ultra high bandwidth brain-machine interfaces to connect humans and computers,” has been up to since its launch in 2017.Read more......
09:51, 07/17/2019

Denso's culture evolves to win over millennials Auto companies will have to offer broader learning experiences and flexible work schedules to attract and keep their employees, argues a top human resources officer at Japanese supplier Denso....
00:00, 08/08/2019

As the far-right culture war escalates, concerns grow Consolidating its major party status in recent European elections, the AfD succeeded in part through the use of the arts in its campaigning. Critics say it's part of an ongoing push for "cultural hegemony."...
20:00, 05/31/2019

My Europe: A culture war in Austrian classrooms Austria has made it illegal for girls to wear Muslim headscarves in primary school, even though the law is needless. This shows how cleverly the right-wing government steers public discourse, says Norbert Mappes-Niediek....
17:00, 05/18/2019

A Pop-Culture Glossary for ‘Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood’ Quentin Tarantino’s film is filled with references to TV shows, movies and other totems of midcentury Los Angeles. We explain who’s who and what’s what....
05:17, 07/31/2019

'We still need to be seen': behind the rise of black punk culture Amid increased backlash to the business of Afropunk, a host of collectives, festivals and artists of color have continued the punk resistance elsewhereIn the summer of 2001, a young, first-time film-maker traveled across the US, shooting a documentary about an overlooked subject: black people inside...
09:34, 08/15/2019

How to deal with a toxic gaming culture Women who play video games are often verbally abused or molested online. They've developed their defense mechanisms, and now the gaming industry is reacting too. But are protected spaces the right solution for women?...
23:17, 08/19/2019

Pop culture hit 'Gossip Girl' gets a makeover for HBO Max "Gossip Girl," the show that became a youth culture phenomenon with its trend-setting fashion and chronicling of the romantic lives of elite New York teens, is on its way back to television, this time in a new series for upcoming streaming service HBO Max....
23:51, 07/17/2019

Why culture’s ‘queerbaiting’ leaves me cold From Taylor Swift’s new video to M&S sandwiches, everyone is capitalising on Pride. Is it cause for concern?When Taylor Swift released her video for You Need to Calm Down, it was satirical news site the Onion that delivered the funniest and most poignant response: “Taylor Swift Inspires Teen To Come...
18:00, 06/29/2019

How war-shattered Aleppo is preserving its culture Thousands of Aleppians are using a Facebook group to share their way of life before the Syrian warGoing to the hammam was once a beloved ritual for Aleppo resident Atef Shikhouni and his friends. Recalling the boisterous, joyful experience, the 55-year-old wrote: “Here is a man shouting, ‘Where is t...
10:34, 07/15/2019

Seoul seeks to advance inter-Korean ties on peace mood created by Panmunjom meeting Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul said Tuesday he will work to turn the current peace mood on the Korean Peninsula into a chance to further advance inter-Korean relations....
12:51, 07/09/2019

Fortune favours the brave: how one couple created their dream home from an old Victorian wreck bought at auction A young London couple snapped up an old Victorian house at auction without even viewing it, hacked out its seven bedsits and created their stunning family 'forever' home....
20:34, 05/13/2019

City issues cease and desist to group that created GoFundMe to construct private border wall Sunland Park, NM, issued a cease and desist letter to company, claiming a border wall constructed with GoFundMe dollars is not in compliance.        ...
01:17, 05/30/2019

Mark Jackson's views created conflicts with Golden State Warriors management, Andre Iguodala says Andre Iguodala said Tuesday he believes former Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson is “absolutely” being blackballed by the NBA and it might be because of "politics" behind the scenes....
09:51, 06/27/2019

VW's Electric ID. Buggy Recalls '60s Car Culture in All the Right Ways This romping off-road prototype won’t find its way to dealership floors, but the electric platform on which it’s built previews the brand’s thrilling plans, says Dan Neil....
02:00, 08/23/2019

50 years after the Stonewall riots, is NYC’s gay-bar culture dying? On Friday, New York City — and the world — is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. In the decades since the riots, the gay-rights movement has made huge strides in the US, from the legalization of same-sex marriage to openly gay candidates being elected to public office. But, ...
06:34, 06/29/2019

Behind Boeing 737 Max Crisis: Lax Regulator, Top-Down Company Culture Even before the Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines crashes claimed 346 lives, Boeing flight tests had revealed problems similar to those encountered by pilots on the ill-fated 737 MAX flights....
09:17, 08/04/2019

Culture shock for ‘big yoghurt’ as foodies switch to DIY Commercial sales dip but environmental concerns make home yoghurt kits a growth areaSue Reed, who lives in Northumberland and runs a business knitting with recycled wool, has been making her own yoghurt for years. “We’ve been trying to live sustainably and frugally for a long time. We grow our own v...
09:34, 05/26/2019

Google employees will sit-in to protest retaliation culture Google employees will hold a sit-in tomorrow at 11am to protest what they call a "culture of retaliation." The group Google Walkout For Real Change announced the event on Twitter, saying they've encountered everything from being told to take sick lea......
00:17, 05/01/2019

Insolvency Law Has Ensured Better Credit Culture In Borrowers: CEA Responding to a query on what banks need to do to stem NPAs in the first place, the CEA said "the business of banking is about taking well evaluated risks."...
21:34, 05/22/2019

Why Germany's nudist culture remains refreshing From lakes to saunas and parks: Is Germany's nudist culture, known as FKK, dying out or still making waves? It's still strong enough to inspire a change of attitude for Berlin-based expats....
09:34, 07/24/2019

Simply the beast: 18 of the greatest dog sidekicks in pop culture The W.C. Fields adage warning against working with children or animals is solid advice, mostly—but pop culture (and history) has also proven that dogs have more than earned their place as man’s best friend, becoming as integral to our existence as work and play. They listen to us whine and offer slo...
22:51, 05/15/2019

Stephen Colbert: 'America's gun culture is melting down' Late-night hosts examine the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton – and the Republican non-response to them – with frustrationIn the wake of the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, that killed 31 people this weekend, Stephen Colbert compared America’s gun culture to the melting nucle...
23:00, 08/06/2019

Before building another telescope, learn from Hawaiian culture Amid continued protests over the construction of the Thirty Metre Telescope on Mauna Kea, Haunani Kane suggests scientists can learn from Hawaiian culture...
14:51, 07/31/2019

The Powerful Women of Pop Culture Get Their Own Portrait Show When Louisiana-based artist Ashly Lovett decided to do a gallery show based on the women of pop culture, narrowing down the options wasn’t easy.Read more......
10:34, 08/08/2019

Libraries’ Culture Pass Signs Up 70,000 in First Year The Queens, Brooklyn and New York libraries’ initiative has partnered with 17 new cultural institutions since its inception, bringing the number of participants up to 50....
19:19, 08/13/2019

In a Culture War Over the Military, Bruce Springsteen Stands Alone Some musicians make songs praising troops, like Toby Keith (“American Soldier”) and Kid Rock (“Warrior”). Others rail against war, like M.I.A. (“P.O.W.A.”) and Neil Young (“Let’s Impeach the President”). Then there’s Bruce Springsteen, who ...
13:00, 06/13/2019

The rise of South Korea's 'loner' culture In a striking image by Korean photographer Nina Ahn, a solitary figure stands by a window, street lights glimmering around her. Another shows a woman in her 20s sitting alone on a guardrail beside an empty highway in Seoul....
16:00, 06/17/2019

Stephen Colbert says America’s gun culture is ‘melting down’ Following U.S. President Donald Trump's remarks addressing mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, Stephen Colbert lashed out at the leader in his show's opening monologue....
22:34, 08/06/2019

Being a sober mom in the middle of a wine mom culture is isolating I wasn’t quite sure when I finally decided to quit drinking. But I did know one thing: I couldn’t parent little kids with three or four glasses of wine in my system....
15:51, 07/15/2019

Levi's, Wrangler vow to end rape culture in factories An investigation into denim manufacturing centers in Africa has unveiled systemic sexual abuse by local and foreign managers. Female garment workers suffered abuse, harassment, and retaliation if they spoke up....
06:34, 08/16/2019

How apartheid killed Johannesburg's cycling culture Racial segregation meant cycling lost status in South Africa earlier and more intensely than in the rest of the western worldCycling Cities: the Johannesburg Experience is published by the Foundation for the History of Technology“The writer counted, in the space of only four minutes, 93 native cycli...
13:00, 06/26/2019

Spelling Bee’s 8-way tie is participation trophy culture at its worst If you’re smart enough to spell erysipelas correctly, chances are you also are smart enough to know that an eight-way tie isn’t really winning. But the Scripps Montessori School, er, National Spelling Bee doesn’t think so highly of its competitors. On Thursday night, after 23 final rounds, the hippi...
19:51, 05/31/2019

Jean-ius: The top 10 denim moments in pop culture history Daisy Dukes’ eponymous denim shorts from “The Dukes of Hazzard” have been named the most iconic moment in denim history. A survey of 2,000 Americans has revealed some of the key moments in pop culture when denim played a major role. “The Dukes of Hazzard” TV show celebrates i...
23:51, 07/09/2019

Decoding all those 'Stranger Things' '80s pop culture references It's 1985, and the only thing Hawkins, Indiana, has more of than bizarre supernatural/pseudo-scientific phenomena is a plethora of pop culture touchstones. One can be a major "Stranger Things" fan and either be too young to have any memories of the over-the-top decade in which Season 3 is set, or em...
22:51, 07/09/2019

Andre Mack wants to bring hip hop culture to winemaking Andre Mack wants to revolutionize the wine industry and be a positive example for other winemakers of color.        ...
18:51, 06/07/2019

Where to Find Native American Culture and a Good Read Birchbark Books & Native Arts, owned by the novelist Louise Erdrich, provides indigenous-language guides, literature and crafts — and the latest best sellers....
11:17, 07/25/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Balancing Morocco’s indigenous culture and conservation The delicate balance between indigenous farming practices and conservation in Morocco is under threat, but according to the UN, local communities in the Western High Atlas Mountains are finding ways to preserve traditions and still make a living from the land. ...
19:17, 07/27/2019

C.J. Mosley tasked with becoming center of Jets defense and culture As the Jets get close to training camp, I am examining the roster and giving you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including rookies on this list because I do not feel it is possible to fully evaluate them before......
21:00, 07/22/2019

How Liz Johnson Artur chronicled black culture – in pictures The photography of Russian-Ghanian Liz Johnson Artur is being showcased in her first solo exhibition, now on at the Brooklyn Museum in New York until 18 August. It spans three decades of work and offers up an intimate look at individuals and communities across the African diaspora. Continue reading....
08:17, 07/17/2019

Rural 4G deal can be achieved, culture secretary believes The Culture Secretary reportedly believes a deal between the government and mobile operators to improve rural coverage without the need for a national roaming network is near – despite the ongoing caused by a change in Prime Minister and cabinet.Jeremy Wright told The Financial Times that he ...
17:51, 07/24/2019

Are millennials really driving ‘cancel culture’ - or is it their overcautious critics? Older generations argue that young people’s insistence on equality in all things – including books – threatens to stifle free speech. But is that always true?I wouldn’t normally air my dirty literary linen in public, but here goes. When I finished writing my novel Putney, about a 13-year-old girl wh...
12:51, 07/10/2019

"Culture Of Violence" Silencing Dissent: Aparna Sen, 27 Others Speak Up Prominent members of Kolkata's civil society have spoken up again, condemning the "culture of violence and intolerance" that made film-maker Anurag Kashyap quit the microblogging platform Twitter......
16:00, 08/20/2019

Kalifornia Kool: San Francisco punk culture in the 70s and 80s – in pictures Photographer Ruby Ray found herself at the epicentre of a movement in late-70s San Francisco and started to capture the bands, artists and writers who defined it. In a new book, Ruby Ray: Kalifornia Kool, her greatest shots have been assembled, opening up ‘a portal to a mythic and frenzied scene’ Co...
10:17, 05/09/2019

How toxic company culture is derailing billion-dollar M&As Reputation always matters, but rarely more than in large M&A deals. With M&A worth $3 trillion a year across the US and Europe, even a small reputational issue can cost billions if it makes the difference between a deal taking place or being scuppered. Historically, reputational damage often revolve...
07:34, 05/10/2019

Bobby Gillespie: ‘I wanted to change music culture’ The Primal Scream frontman, 56, on growing up Glaswegian, loving the spotlight and the threat of BrexitWorking-class Glasgow was a very violent place to grow up. I saw violence on the streets. I saw it at football matches and I saw it at school. I had to be careful as the minute I stepped out on to ...
15:17, 05/11/2019

What artist or pop culture will forever capture the essence of “cool”? Much like Justice Potter’s definition of pornography (He couldn’t describe it, but famously said, “I know it when I see it”), cool is a slippery term. So this week, we’re asking: What artist or pop culture will—in your eyes—forever capture the essence of “cool”?...
23:51, 05/11/2019

From bratwurst to insect burgers: Snack bar culture in Germany A diverse rang of snack bars and street food can be found in German cities these day. But it was long journey from greasy currywurst stand to vegan food truck. Here's a look at German snack trends from past to present....
22:00, 07/08/2019

The woman fighting back against India's rape culture When a man tried to rape Usha Vishwakarma she fought back by setting up self-defence classes and vowed to teach a million women and girls how to fight off sex attackers....
05:17, 06/03/2019

‘The Dead Don’t Die’ Review: Zombies Gobbling Up Scraps of Pop Culture Jim Jarmusch’s movie, starring Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton and a bunch of other interesting people, respects the genre without committing to it....
22:00, 06/13/2019

Biden Has Not Changed. The Politics, Culture and Mood of His Party Have. Many of Joe Biden’s views that are currently drawing criticism have been evident for years. But they are now provoking an entirely different response....
19:17, 06/21/2019

Pop culture is changing the tourism industry – the proof is in Chernobyl Chernobyl, the site of a nuclear accident that left the city abandoned, is seeing a spike in visitors following the release of HBO's popular miniseries based on the events....
15:17, 06/15/2019

A whole new world: does the new Aladdin fetishise Middle Eastern culture? Guy Ritchie’s new film evokes a fantasy Arabia, following Hollywood’s long tradition of problematic stereotypes A new Aladdin movie means a return to Hollywood’s perennial Arab problem, which in this case boils down the awkwardness of setting a family fairytale in a region that has been both vilifie...
16:51, 05/21/2019

Woke-washing: how brands are cashing in on the culture wars From M&S’s LGBT sandwich to Kendall Jenner stopping a riot with a Pepsi can, corporate business is adept at adopting our concerns. But is it all a cynical marketing ploy?Imagine getting angry over a sandwich. When Marks & Spencer launched its LGBT sandwich – basically, your classic BLT with some gay...
12:34, 05/23/2019

In Kabul’s Liberating Cafes, ‘Women Make the Culture Here, Not Men’ As peace talks threaten Afghan women’s hard-won freedoms, they find sanctuary in coffee shops and enjoy the free conversation, and mingling with men, permitted there....
14:34, 05/25/2019

The mobbing of Steven Crowder shows the perils of PC culture Today is a day that ends in y, so the outrage mob is in full-swing once again. The latest victim of cancel culture is comedian Steven Crowder, a polemicist whose unfiltered style has made him the target of a deplatforming campaign....
20:51, 06/05/2019

What's special about Germany's public swimming pool culture Dipping in the pool, snacking on french fries and ice cream, sunbathing in the park: That's how people spend a day at the "Freibad." Here's a look at some of the Germans' typical habits at outdoor public pools....
16:00, 05/29/2019

Pope urges end to 'culture of insults' in Pentecost message Social media fosters a "culture of insults," Pope Francis has told Sunday Pentecost churchgoers in Rome. In Berlin, Protestant bishop Markus Droge warned against propagators of lies intent on "undermining" democracy....
00:51, 06/10/2019

Turin city break: the best music, restaurants and culture Electro music fans are heading to Turin for this weekend’s Kappa Futurfestival, but this also one of the best cities in Italy for culture and affordable restaurantsWithout Turin, Italy would be a totally different country. It was pivotal to the unification in 1861 and served as the first capital, un...
16:51, 07/03/2019

The secret formula behind Yankees’ unrelenting winning culture CLEVELAND — “Culture,” Buck Showalter said, chewing on the term this past week in a telephone interview. “There has to be a better word.” “It’s hard to measure culture,” Brian Cashman acknowledged, “but it’s very important to create culture and constantly reinforce it in various ways — with the peop...
01:34, 06/09/2019

How A Handful of Yamnaya Culture Nomads Became the Fathers of Europe The origins of modern Europeans are shrouded in mystery and wracked by controversy. Archaeologists and linguists have long debated the origins of the Indo-European language family as well as the origins of civilization and settled life in Europe.  ...
21:51, 06/06/2019

Wangan Midnight Might Be the Most Socially Advanced Fictionalization of Car Culture The 26-episode anime series Wangan Midnight is ostensibly about Japanese street racers, wrenching, and a Datsun Z that may or may not be demonically possessed. It sounds wacky but somehow the show’s final message ends up feeling a lot more mature than what I’ve seen in any other show or movie about ...
05:34, 06/08/2019

Killing comments won't cure our toxic internet culture 2014 was a year of reckoning for online news media. Following increasingly fractious and aggressive behavior by users, a number of marquee organizations threw their collective hands up and shut down their comments sections. Within weeks of each other......
21:34, 05/03/2019

In exile in Bangladesh, a bittersweet revival of Rohingya culture Chain-smoking singer Gudar Mia, who recently turned 80 in a refugee camp in Bangladesh, lit another cigarette, closed his eyes, and crooned the opening words of a Rohingya folk song....
17:51, 05/08/2019

Bill Bennett on Bernie Sanders' plan to cancel student loan debt: The government 'largely created this mess' As 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls unveil their plans to combat the student loan crisis, Former Education Secretary Bill Bennett has argued against the concept of eliminating college debt....
20:51, 06/24/2019

Dem witness John Dean obstructed Cohen hearing, created 'cottage industry' over Watergate comparisons, GOP reps allege House Republicans on Monday lined up to hammer John Dean, the Democrats' star witness at Monday's House Judiciary Committee hearing, saying the former Nixon White House counsel deliberately obstructed their questioning of former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen earlier this year, and pointing out he has a...
01:34, 06/11/2019

How Greta Thunberg became the new front in the Brexit culture war | Gaby Hinsliff Nigel Farage and his hangers-on need a new rallying cause, so they’ve turned on this 16-year-old with frightening vitriolShe looks both younger than her age and old enough to have the cares of the world on her shoulders. Face scrubbed clean, dressed in a severe black jacket, Greta Thunberg stares un...
12:00, 08/17/2019

Serb nationalists protest over Kosovo Albanian culture festival Dozens of Serb ultranationalists protested on Wednesday against a festival promoting Kosovan Albanian culture in Belgrade, a day after Serbia ordered its troops on full alert following an incident involving Kosovo's police and ethnic Serbs....
00:17, 05/30/2019

Chile’s SuperGran Is Last Living Keeper Of A 10,000-Year-Old Language and Culture The 10,000-year-old Yaghan language of Chile's remote Tierra del Fuego has ‘one’ remaining fluent speaker left, and the entire ancient culture is on the very edge of dying out altogether. ...
06:34, 06/04/2019

Harlan Lane, Vigorous Advocate for Deaf Culture, Dies at 82 Dr. Lane saw the deaf as part of a distinct ethnic group with their own vibrant culture, and he opposed the use of cochlear implants for deaf children....
07:51, 07/29/2019

New Bad Loan Norms To Sustain Credit Culture Improvement: Shaktikanta Das The revised framework for resolving stressed assets by offering lenders a 30-day period to label an account an NPA but has withdrawn all other resolution methods....
20:00, 06/08/2019

Gothic music, culture fans gather at German festival LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Thousands of Goth music and culture fans have gathered in the eastern German city of Leipzig for the annual Wave Gothic Festival, this year featuring some 220 artists. The festival has been held over the Whitsun holiday weekend since 1992 and typically attracts about 20,000 p...
10:51, 06/08/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Keeping Morocco’s indigenous culture and conservation in balance The delicate balance between indigenous farming practices and conservation in Morocco is under threat, but according to the UN, local communities in the Western High Atlas Mountains are finding ways to preserve traditions and still make a living from the land. ...
12:34, 06/05/2019

Conservative women pushing back on skimpy bikini culture Halima Aden is still “shocked” that she got to pose for this year’s Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. And not just because she doesn’t wear bikinis. “I don’t know how to swim!” the 21-year-old model tells The Post. Aden is Muslim, and part of the way she expresses her faith is by dressing modestly:...
22:51, 06/05/2019

Sexism, slander, hatred: Sri Lanka’s culture of online abuse From politicians to members of the LGBTQI community, social media in Sri Lanka is a hotbed of harassment and hostilityThe threats began after Jegatheeswaram Jeyachandrika decided to contest local government elections.Clutching a file of printouts, Meena, as she is known, points to a Facebook post in...
08:34, 05/28/2019

Stars react to John Singleton's death: 'You changed a culture with your art' Hollywood stars and directors, including Jamie Foxx, Samuel L. Jackson and Ava DuVerney, paid their respects on social media to John Singleton following the filmmaker's death....
17:34, 04/30/2019

LA’s New Climate Change Plan Will Radically Overhaul the City’s Car Culture Cars are as wrapped up in Los Angeles’ identity as tacos, the Hollywood sign, and palm trees. But the auto culture could change dramatically in the next few decades. On Monday, the city introduced its version of a Green New Deal and while it won’t quite ban cars, it will alter transit in the city. R...
22:34, 04/30/2019

Backlash Brews in China's Startup Culture Against Grueling Hours With China’s economy slowing, younger workers are questioning their commitment to working a grueling schedule in return for high pay and a shot at becoming the next startup billionaire....
22:51, 04/30/2019

Marlon Wayans Comes for Cancel Culture: 'You Know, Freedom of Speech. What Happened to That?' Fresh off the heels of his brand new Netflix comedy Sextuplets—which is actually pretty damn funny—Marlon Wayans made a pitstop on Buzzfeed’s AM to DM Thursday to discuss a myriad of topics. However, one, in particular, had the internet buzzing....
21:00, 08/16/2019

What the Murder of Christina Grimmie by a Fan Tells Us About YouTube Influencer Culture Christina Grimmie was a fan of talented Disney starlets like Hannah Montana who parlayed careers in children’s television into pop music. Aged 15 in 2009, Grimmie uploaded one of her first tracks to YouTube — a cover of Party in the USA by Miley Cyrus (who played Montana in an eponymous ...
14:17, 05/03/2019

Exiled in Bangladesh, Rohingya culture shows signs of a revival KUTUPALONG REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh — Chain-smoking singer Gudar Mia, who recently turned 80 in a refugee camp in Bangladesh, lit another cigarette, closed his eyes, and crooned the opening words of a Rohingya folk song. “Sorry, my throat is not good,” he said, taking a puff as he sat cross-le...
23:17, 05/08/2019

Rick Steves: Discovering Sicily’s layers of culture Visitors can marvel at a well-presesrved Greek temple, admire the glittering mosaics of a Norman cathedral and wander through Carthaginian ruins.        ...
18:00, 04/29/2019

'We are Texas because of guns': El Paso carnage unlikely to dent state's gun culture Texans can carry handguns openly in most public places and the state tends to respond to shootings by loosening controls“It’s just a moral disaster, it’s heartbreaking,” said Dan Golvach of the mass shooting that killed 22 people at a Walmart in the Texan border city of El Paso last Saturday.But the...
06:17, 08/10/2019

The Big Bang Theory shot to popularity when “nerd culture” went mainstream Television ratings aren’t what they used to be. Gone are the days of not only everyone watching one show at the same time, but everyone even knowing about the same shows is long gone. There’s so much TV out there that it’s impossible to keep up. The idea that somewhere around 80 or 90 million people...
22:17, 05/15/2019

Czech Culture Minister Resigns After Firing Museum Directors Antonin Stanek faced international complaints after he dismissed two museum chiefs. He said they had committed crimes, but many saw the moves as personal....
22:00, 05/16/2019

Curious foreigners get rare chance to sample Emirati culture No question was off limits for curious tourists and foreign residents of Dubai wanting to learn more about Emirati culture and the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan....
18:00, 05/19/2019

Israeli culture minister criticises Palestinian flags at Eurovision Madonna and Icelandic band Hatari displayed the flags at competition’s final in Tel AvivThe Israeli culture minister, Miri Regev, has criticised the display of Palestinian flags during the Eurovision song contest final in Tel Aviv on Saturday night, including by one of Madonna’s dancers.“It was an e...
19:00, 05/19/2019

Politician’s Affair Puts Spotlight on Australia’s Crony Culture Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce is fighting for his political life amid accusations that he abused his position to cultivate an extramarital affair....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Richard Carranza held DOE ‘white-supremacy culture’ training City Department of Education brass are targeting a “white-supremacy culture” among school administrators — by disparaging ideas like “individualism,” “objectivity” and “worship of the written word,” The Post has learned....
07:34, 05/21/2019

How Indigenous midwives help reconnect women with culture and pregnancy care Accessing an Indigenous midwife in Canada today is nearly impossible, according to Carol Couchie, an Indigenous midwife and co-chair of the National Aboriginal Council of Midwives....
02:17, 05/22/2019

Trump, frustrated by unpopularity with Jews, thrusts Israel into his culture war The president’s words about Jews magnify his transactional approach to politics and his miscalculation that his support for Israel should automatically translate into electoral support from Jewish Americans....
18:34, 08/22/2019

Olympics: Shonan the birthplace of Japan's modern surf culture Surfing makes its Olympic debut next year at Chiba’s Ichinomiya beach but for many Japanese it is the Shonan coast, 50 kilometers south of Tokyo, that is regarded as the birthplace of the country’s modern surf culture....
05:00, 07/23/2019

Without pop culture contenders, Tony awards audience slumps to all-time low The television audience for Broadway theater's Tony awards slumped to an all-time low in the absence of pop culture juggernauts like "Harry Potter" and "Hamilton."...
03:34, 06/11/2019

2020 Presidential Democratic Candidates Reveal Their Pop Culture Favorites The 2020 Presidential Democratic candidates are here to give E! readers a rare glimpse inside who they really are--and we dig deep to find out their pop culture favorites, must-haves and much,......
14:51, 07/18/2019

‘The Rooster Must Be Defended’: France’s Culture Clash Reaches a Coop A dispute between residents of a small island off France’s western coast and summer vacationers taps into France’s still unbroken connection to its agricultural past....
13:17, 06/23/2019

Role Of Priests Different In "Western Culture", India: Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday argued there is a difference between the role of priests in "western culture" and in India, explaining to an American delegation how a man of......
22:51, 06/28/2019

Apollo 11 at 50: Space program transfixed Americans, changed pop culture Manned space missions since 1961 have influenced pop culture -- entertainment, architecture, fashion, consumer goods and language. The Apollo 11 moon landing was the pinnacle....
12:17, 06/19/2019

NJ woman sues Caesars for fostering ‘male-dominated culture’ A New Jersey woman is suing casino chain Caesars for fostering a male-dominated culture that looked the other way as she was retaliated against for complaining about a creepy incident with a superior, according to her lawsuit. Jocelyn Agnellini Allison says her career at Caesars started to suffer af...
08:00, 07/19/2019

Ross Perot's pop culture ubiquity remains hilarious and weird Ross Perot, the Texas billionaire who twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died, the Dallas News reports. The verbose, aphorism-spewing 89-year old died after a five-year struggle with leukemia, leaving behind a legacy that includes one of the best showings for an independent cand...
18:17, 07/09/2019

Kim Kardashian slammed for exploiting Japanese culture for Kimono line Kim, oh no. “I’ve been passionate about this for 15 years,” Kim Kardashian tweeted Tuesday alongside an announcement for her new shapewear line, controversially named Kimono. Japan, however, has been passionate about the kimono since it originated there in the Heian era, beginning ...
16:00, 06/26/2019

Yoga Symbolises India's Culture, History: Nitin Gadkari Union minister Nitin Gadkari today said yoga is a symbol of India's ancient culture, history and heritage and it is practiced with great enthusiasm across the world....
11:34, 06/21/2019

The best pop culture of year so far stars in The A.V. Club's favorite stories of the week Here’s a compilation of our favorite features published this week. Be sure to follow along with our TV recaps and check out all our recent reviews....
22:34, 06/22/2019

Ted Cruz: Google has 'a staggering amount of power' to shape culture Senator Ted Cruz told a top Google executive for Tuesday that "more and more Americans demand accountability from Big Tech," alleging the Silicon Valley giant is biased against conservatives....
23:00, 07/16/2019

Culture minister to make statement on 5G review on Monday: UK PM spokesman British culture minister Jeremy Wright is due to make a statement on a review of next generation 5G telecommunications networks on Monday, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said, adding it would depend on the parliamentary timetable....
17:17, 07/22/2019

Google Arts & Culture made an AR gallery that celebrates color Last year, Google released an augmented reality feature for its Arts & Culture app that turns phones into a pocket-sized museum dedicated to Vermeer paintings. Now, the tech giant has rolled out a new collection for the application's "Pocket Gall......
19:00, 07/17/2019

Asian women and the kimono have long been sexualized in western culture It’s no surprise that Kim Kardashian West appropriated kimono to give sex appeal to her shapewear line, writes Akemi JohnsonThe two Asian women painted on the façade of the Irish pub outside the US military base in Okinawa, Japan, wore kimono. They lounged on a white-sand beach. Their black hair was...
21:00, 07/03/2019

Culture minister to make statement on 5G review on Monday - UK PM spokesman British culture minister Jeremy Wright is due to make a statement on a review of next generation 5G telecommunications networks on Monday, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said, adding it would depend on the parliamentary timetable....
14:34, 07/22/2019

Sebastian Gorka filling diapers over kids' show Arthur: "We're in a war for our culture" Earlier this week, the 22nd season of beloved PBS series Arthur premiered with a bit of a surprise: Mr. Ratburn, Arthur and the gang’s longtime bachelor teacher, got married to a man. The episode handled this development with expected charm—it wasn’t an episode about gay marriage, it was simply an e...
22:17, 05/15/2019

Before the little rear-engine, air-cooled runabout that came to define Italy’s car culture for decad Before the little rear-engine, air-cooled runabout that came to define Italy’s car culture for decades—the Fiat 500 “Nuova”—came onto the scene in the late 1950s, there was the Fiat 500 Topolino. This ~1951 Fiat 500C had a liquid-cooled 569cc inline-four mounted ahead of the front axle, and made onl...
17:34, 05/16/2019

Teen victim of Texas mass shooting straddled bi-national culture Several hundred students, teachers and relatives filled a high school athletic stadium in Texas on Monday to honor a teenager of U.S.-Mexican citizenship who was the youngest of 22 killed in a shooting rampage police suspect was driven by racism....
14:34, 08/06/2019

GLOW nails the TV show’s tone as it delves deeper into wrestling culture Netflix’s GLOW returns this weekend for its third season, and after the binge is done and viewers are hungry for more of the Gorgeous Ladies Of Wrestling, they should check out IDW’s GLOW comic book. This is a TV show run by women with a predominantly female ensemble, so it’s nice to see IDW assembl...
18:34, 08/06/2019

The Matrix trilogy review – pop-culture juggernaut still lands a thrilling punch Keanu Reeves’ first trip down the rabbit hole is as electrifying as ever – and Carrie Anne-Moss’s charisma elevates the sequels“You take the blue pill, the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill, you stay in Wonderland and I show you how d...
10:34, 07/12/2019

Riot Games settles class action lawsuit over sexist culture In May, more than 150 Riot Games employees walked out of their offices in Los Angeles. The protest was held to draw attention to what the workers alleged to be a sexist corporate culture, as well as to condemn the forced arbitration of employees who......
11:00, 08/24/2019

Beyond the Mists of Time: The Mysterious Timoto-Cuica Culture of the Venezuelan Andes When we speak of the pre-Columbian South American civilizations, the first to come to mind are the Incas, the Tiwanaku, the Nazca, or perhaps even the Mayans. ...
13:51, 08/10/2019

Eliza review: Startup culture meets sci-fi in a touching, fascinating tale Enlarge / Main character Evelyn looks upon her hometown of Seattle in the fascinating new visual novel Eliza. (credit: Zachtronics) "You're a computer," a graduate student says in a huff, directly to my face. "You don't know what [relationships] are like, do you?" I don't respond. Instead, I eye ...
19:02, 08/12/2019

Schumer calls for firing of Border Patrol leadership over 'toxic' culture Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Wednesday called for the firing of top leadership at Customs and Border Protection, saying the conditions at detention facilities and a secret Facebook group featuring lewd posts from border agents highlight the agency’s “toxic” culture. “Internal investigatio...
07:00, 07/04/2019

A love letter to Notting Hill carnival: 'It keeps our culture alive’ – video Notting Hill carnival, held every summer in west London, is the biggest street party in Europe. Coverage of the event often focuses on negative stories and misses the celebration of the community and culture that makes the Carnival so important for London. The Guardian asks carnival veterans why th...
12:17, 08/20/2019

Tumblr’s Head of Culture and Fashion shares the platform’s most curious subcultures Valentine Uhovski started his career as an editor and journalist, and has written for the likes of The Wall Street Journal and Interview Russia. He’s now in his eighth year manning the helm of Tumblr‘s Culture and Fashion verticals. Since joining, he’s helped to foster and shape Tumblr‘s community o...
18:00, 04/30/2019

Recruiting Frank Lampard could be a change of culture Chelsea need | Paul Wilson The club should take their lead from Mauricio Pochettino at Tottenham and forge a real team ethosThe premise of Good Morning Transfers, a new Sky Sports segment that begins on Monday, is that the present transfer window is poised to be the biggest, best and most expensive of all time and viewers wil...
23:51, 06/29/2019

Saudi judge denies mom custody for exposing child to Western culture American Bethany Vierra lives in Saudi Arabia where she was denied custody of her Saudi Arabian daughter Zaina by a judge for fear of exposing the child to Western culture....
09:00, 08/17/2019

Bumble CEO’s Russian biz partner oversaw ‘sleazy’ office culture: report Bumble — the No. 2 dating app in the US behind Tinder — has a complicated relationship status when it comes to its corporate parent. Bumble’s chief executive, Whitney Wolfe Herd — a Tinder co-founder who left the hookup app after accusing a male colleague of sex harassment — founded Bumble with a mi...
01:51, 07/09/2019

Awkwafina grapples with death and culture in trailer for Sundance breakout The Farewell Awkwafina, the Crazy Rich Asians and Ocean’s 8 star with a Comedy Central series in the hopper, has been drawing raves for her turn in Lulu Wang’s The Farewell, one of the breakout films from this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Now, the Chinese drama has released a trailer ahead of its July 12 relea...
16:34, 05/07/2019

As Putin Pushes a Merger, Belarus Resists With Language, Culture and History With President Vladimir Putin of Russia looking to accelerate moves toward a “union state,” Belarusians are promoting a stronger sense of their own national identity....
15:00, 06/29/2019

Rishard Matthews Retires From NFL, Is Happy To Leave Behind "Brainwashing And Dividing Of Culture" Wide receiver Rishard Matthews was released by the New Orleans Saints on Saturday. Head coach Sean Payton, speaking cryptically of the breakup, said of Matthews, “it’s not for everyone,” which together with a “left squad designation” accompanying his release indicated that Matthews voluntarily baile...
10:51, 08/13/2019

Commandos’ Behavior Prompts Pentagon Review of Special Operations Culture As reports of drug use, violence and other misconduct have multiplied, the head of Special Operations Command said recent episodes “threaten the trust placed in us.”...
07:17, 08/13/2019

Adam Gase isn’t relying on words to finally change Jets’ culture If you peeled the paint in the meeting rooms at the Jets’ training center, you could trace all of the recent attempts by Jets coaches to establish an identity and culture for the team. When you peeled back the first layer, you would find Todd Bowles’ slogan of “One Team, One Goal.” Keep digging a......
01:34, 08/06/2019

The culture cure: how prescription art is lifting people out of depression| Helen Russell From singing together to being read to in a library, an arts participation scheme is transforming lives in DenmarkIn a whitewashed studio in northern Denmark, 11 unemployed strangers are embarking on a hearty rendition of Yellow Submarine. Jonas Thrysøe is not one of them. At least, not yet. The 36-...
19:51, 07/31/2019

Robot baristas may be the future of South Korea's coffee culture In Seoul, robot baristas take orders remotely and brew fresh coffee. But many fear automation is putting young Koreans out of work.        ...
20:17, 06/06/2019

Vice’s planned takeover of Refinery29 may result in culture clash, layoffs If Vice Media succeeds in its planned takeover of Refinery29, some media watchers are predicting a major clash of cultures and a new round of layoffs. The two companies each command nine figures in revenue, but neither is profitable and the private equity owners forced major cuts in staffing at both...
09:17, 07/31/2019

World Cup a triumph for women’s football but broken culture cannot be ignored | Kelly Lindsey As the Afghanistan Women’s coach I have witnessed a blatant disregard for the protection of women and girls in football. It needs to stopWith the Women’s World Cup in full swing women’s football is starting to get the recognition it deserves. This World Cup is a momentous global celebration of the g...
11:34, 07/04/2019

The $2m drug reveals medical research as a casino culture | Kenan Malik Does Zolgensma, a revolutionary one-off treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, really need to cost so much?How much is a life worth? $2.15m? That’s the staggering price of a drug produced by the pharmaceutical giant Novartis that has just come on the market. Zolgensma is a one-off gene therapy treat...
08:17, 05/26/2019

Curious Ceramics: Traces of Mysterious Pre-Hispanic Culture Emerge in Ecuador Archaeologists working at the pre-Hispanic site of Real Alto near the coast of Ecuador have discovered the remnants of a mysterious culture dating to the earliest stages of inhabitation in the Americas. ...
07:17, 07/26/2019

Amnesty International, rights groups plagued by 'toxic' work culture After vowing to make changes in light of a damning report on staff well-being earlier this year, Amnesty International has replaced most of its top leaders. Yet employees at many other NGOs also face the same problems....
07:34, 06/03/2019

Virgil Abloh draws from 1980s graffiti culture for Off-White show Men’s spring/summer collection featured Futura prints and cult streetwear Founded in 2012, Virgil Abloh’s brand Off-White is one made for the digital age. The designer’s social media following – 7.6 million for Off-White, 4.6 million for his personal account – was arguably a factor in him becoming t...
21:17, 06/19/2019

DeAndre Jordan talks Kevin Durant health and Nets’ culture DeAndre Jordan was supposed to be part of the Knicks’ edge in bringing Kevin Durant to the Garden before he jumped ship to join the crosstown-rival Nets, along with fellow free agents Durant and Kyrie Irving. Now Jordan is talking about not only his new team, but also his old friend — and how Durant...
13:51, 07/27/2019

Alternative city breaks: Łódź, Poland – discover its culture, food and nightlife Once an industrial centre, the city has been reinvigorated by a focus on the arts, a diverse food scene and plenty of lively bars‘If it doesn’t fit, it fits perfectly,” is something of a buzz-phrase in Poland’s third-largest city, and it doesn’t take long to see why. It is a place where the next sur...
16:34, 07/17/2019

Stormzy at Glastonbury 2019 review – a glorious victory lap for black British culture Pyramid StageNot only is this headline performance a show of supreme talent, it also underlines how Stormzy’s talent and charisma has pushed forward UK rapThe notion of Stormzy headlining the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury is an intriguing one. On the one hand, an artist who’s only released one album ...
09:00, 06/29/2019

Over 150 Riot Employees Walk Out To Protest Forced Arbitration And Sexist Culture [Updated] Over 150 discontented Riot Games employees walked out of the League of Legends publisher’s offices in Los Angeles today to protest the company’s stance on forced arbitration. Standing in a parking lot on Riot’s campus, employees held picket signs and gave impassioned speeches....
06:34, 05/07/2019

Constitutional expert on 'separation of church and state': Framers said nothing wrong with religion in culture The phrase, "separation of church and state," appears nowhere in the Constitution and the Founding Fathers saw nothing wrong with having religion in American culture, according to an expert....
12:34, 06/23/2019

Sebastian Gorka decries PBS cartoon show 'Arthur' over gay wedding; sees 'war for our culture' Former White House aide Sebastian Gorka reportedly raged on his radio show Thursday over an episode of the PBS Kids’ show “Arthur” titled “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone.”...
07:34, 05/17/2019

Token ethnic friends: how pop culture taught me I was support, not the lead | Zoya Patel The films and TV shows Zoya Patel loved growing up were a consistent reminder that ‘real life only happens to white people’Remember that seminal scene from 1999 film 10 Things I Hate About You, when Cameron first sees Bianca?She’s walking through the school quadrangle, ruminating on whether one “can...
08:00, 05/22/2019

There’s no Michael Moore-style agitprop in the superb culture-clash doc American Factory In 2008, documentarians Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert filmed the final days of an Ohio GM plant for the Oscar-nominated documentary short “The Last Truck.” Nearly a decade later, they returned to the small town of Moraine—just south of Dayton—to film the same facility after it reopened as a glass...
03:17, 08/20/2019

Russian anti-doping chief says athletics culture at odds with reinstatement push Russian anti-doping chief Yuri Ganus said on Wednesday that the country's suspended athletics federation was not doing enough to stamp out doping culture and was falling short in its bid to be reinstated by global athletics governing body IAAF....
15:17, 06/19/2019

Ninja cuts deal to launch multiple gamer advice and culture books Ninja's agent Loaded has cut a deal to publish multiple books and merchandise with Clarkson Potter and Ten Speed Press, two imprints of Random House.Read More...
00:34, 06/20/2019

A nod to pop culture: National Bobblehead Museum and Hall of Fame offers hidden treasures The National Bobblehead Museum and Hall of Fame features pop culture icons from LeBron James to The Beatles, crying piccolo girl to racing sausages.        ...
19:17, 05/24/2019

Read This: How a rural gun shop's billboard represents MAGA culture's offline proliferation Much concern has been raised in the past few years about the role of social media in the iteration and spread of hateful rhetoric, and rightfully so. There is no shortage of stories of once-moderate or politically uninvolved family members getting pulled past an event horizon of paranoia and mist...
03:34, 08/23/2019

An ex-Apple engineer created brilliant new iPhone software that would make Apple jealous — take a look YouTube/Bob Burrough Former Apple engineer Bob Burrough spent seven years working under Steve Jobs and Tim Cook. Burrough uploaded a video to his YouTube channel in January, in which he introduced a new kind of iPhone interface that responds to your environment. Apple — or any other phone man...
02:34, 07/22/2019

Amy Poehler calls on Hollywood to champion female-created shows, movies: 'More, more, more' Speaking at the Women in Film Gala on Wednesday, Amy Poehler called on Hollywood to push for more female-created movies and shows.        ...
13:51, 06/13/2019

Call for students to film 'biased' teachers brings Brazil's culture wars to classroom President Bolsonaro has accused schoolteachers of indoctrination but educators say his aim is to stifle critical thinkingJair Bolsonaro has encouraged school students to film teachers during class if they suspect them of pushing leftist ideas, reigniting a battle in one of the most contested arenas ...
14:17, 05/03/2019

A high school valedictorian used a pint of strawberries to give a powerful speech about 'migrant culture' Polk County Public Schools/YouTube Brenda Alvarez-Lagunas, 18, used a pint of strawberries to deliver a captivating speech about "migrant culture" during the graduation ceremony at Mulberry High School in Mulberry, Florida in May. In her now-viral speech, she said the fruit represents "sweat," "dir...
07:00, 06/02/2019

Texas Firebrand Ross Perot Clashed With General Motors' Insular, Bureaucratic Culture Many of the things people criticize General Motors for today are things it’s always been criticized for: it is insular, bureaucratic, thinks the world begins at Lake Michigan and ends at Lake Erie, enthralled by its own glory days and can’t make the hard calls needed to keep a business afloat. So wh...
04:34, 07/10/2019

NYC Top Educator's Efforts to Battle 'White Supremacy Culture' Met With Criticism, Potential Lawsuit: Report New York City schools chancellor Richard Carranza has made it his mission as the city’s top education administrator to tackle systemic racism—a major issue for a school system that ranks as the country’s largest, and among its most segregated....
23:00, 05/24/2019

Class politics is rising in America. Trump hopes a culture war might stop it | Bhaskar Sunkara Ilhan Omar sees that the president wants to divide us on the basis of our race, creed or color – we need to join her in fighting for working peopleThe 2020 elections are fast approaching, and Donald Trump is already perfecting his campaign strategy: disgust his opponents, embolden his base and distr...
15:34, 07/20/2019

‘Toxic cowboy culture’: Sexual harassment claims spike in Canada’s airline industry Fired in 2016 after eight years with WestJet, a flight attendant has spoken out publicly about the "toxic" relations and "cowboy culture" at airlines....
22:34, 07/19/2019

Girls On A Mission: Vogue Meets The Young Activists Taking On Rape Culture In India “I think there's this message to women and girls that they need to police their clothing, limit who they interact with and limit when they go out. Enough of that. Enough of not going out”...
15:34, 08/07/2019

Manchester United’s ‘culture’ is overrated. Busby and Ferguson swam against the tide | Barney Ronay Another summer of rebuilding appears under way at Old Trafford but attempts to recreate the philosophies and glories of previous eras look doomed to failThere was an interesting programme on BBC Radio 4 this week about the notorious Portuguese man o’ war jellyfish. The man o’ war is of course the al...
11:00, 06/22/2019

Trump-Russia conspiracy created by top Obama-era officials to 'justify' investigation of Team Trump: Andrew McCarthy The coming weeks will expose to all Americans the true genesis of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation -- and just how it is tied to some of the highest Obama-era officials....
13:00, 05/03/2019

Former Miss Michigan Kathy Zhu stripped of 2019 title says ‘toxic’ cancel culture to blame for ousting Miss Michigan was stripped of her crown on Friday after Miss World America was made aware of a number of controversial tweets which surfaced on social media following her victory....
06:51, 07/23/2019

Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk talks Olympics, skate culture, being a father, and influence on the sport The Berrics Tony Hawk joined the Vans Park Series broadcast team in April 2019. Regarded as one of the most influential skateboarders of all-time, Hawk not only impacted the sport with his tricks, but also with his business endeavors. Hawk spoke to Business Insider about skateboarding coming to...
19:34, 08/14/2019

Amy Poehler and ‘Wine Country’ stars on female friendships and what pop culture doesn’t reflect about grown women Poehler's directorial debut taps into the inner lives of grown women and long-lasting, adult friendships, themes that Hollywood hasn't focused much on lately....
14:17, 05/10/2019

AP Exclusive: UN health agency spent $192 million on 2018 travel; auditors see ‘waste’ and ‘culture of non-compliance’ LONDON (AP) — AP Exclusive: UN health agency spent $192 million on 2018 travel; auditors see ‘waste’ and ‘culture of non-compliance’...
15:34, 05/20/2019

All hell broke loose: 40 years ago, Disco Demolition Night at Comiskey Park stirred culture war Disco Demolition Night took place 40 years ago at Chicago's Comiskey Park. Records were detonated and chaos ensued amid a growing culture war.       ...
06:00, 07/13/2019

Black, queer culture at forefront of the 2019 Met Gala as Billy Porter, Lena Waithe glowed Thankfully, the black and queer voices and looks that helped define the camp genre were at the forefront of the 2019 Met Gala.        ...
01:34, 05/08/2019

Sitting Is Bad for Your Health, But Not All Types of Sitting Were Created Equal The countless recent studies and articles about the health risks of a sedentary lifestyle likely haven’t sat well with desk workers, for whom standing desks and walking meetings are some of the only ways to avoid near-constant sitting during the workday. But a new study published in the Journa...
14:00, 06/26/2019

Newly Discovered Photo of Harriet Tubman Now on Display at National Museum of African American History and Culture A newly discovered photo of Harriet Tubman is now on display for the first time at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. The portrait offers a rare glimpse of Tubman, casually posed in a chair wearing what is described as an elegant dress that ...
18:17, 05/29/2019

Eminem's 'Slim Shady LP' turns 20: An oral history of the album that created a superstar Eminem's 'The Slim Shady LP' breakout album is marking its 20th anniversary. Here's the inside story from those who were there.        ...
01:17, 04/29/2019

How Phoebe Waller-Bridge created a near-perfect second season of Amazon's 'Fleabag' Amazon's "Fleabag" returned for a second season, and we talked to creator and star Phoebe Waller-Bridge about writing a women who uses sex to escape.        ...
02:17, 05/23/2019

New York City's vibrant esports scene convinced this multimillion dollar team to launch a new organization dedicated to its local gaming culture Andbox/New York Excelsior Andbox is a new esports organization created to represent New York City's social gaming scene. Andbox operates New York Excelsior (NYXL), a multimillion dollar Overwatch League franchise, and has also acquired the rights to run New York City's "Call of Duty" team in Activi...
09:17, 06/12/2019

The real 'Old Town Road': Lil Nas X highlights black cowboy culture across US Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road" has cast a light on black Western culture, but African American cowboys and cowgirls have thrived in the U.S. for decades.        ...
01:51, 07/31/2019

Cage fight! We pit Godzilla's monster squad against pop culture's biggest and baddest Godzilla and his monster friends throw down in 'King of the Monsters.' But how would they do against Voltron and the 'Stranger Things' Mind Flayer?        ...
13:17, 06/05/2019

'Culture of racism': Detroit Tigers, Chris Bosio sued by former clubhouse attendant Ex-Detroit Tigers clubhouse attendant Derrell Coleman II claims he experienced discriminatory remarks and actions from ex-pitching coach Chris Bosio.       ...
15:51, 07/27/2019

When Salt Was Traded for Gold: The Salt Trade of West Africa that Built Kingdoms and Spread Culture In West Africa during the Medieval period, salt was traded for gold. This may seem astonishing as salt is a cheap commodity in today’s society. It may be added that salt is easily available today which was not the case in ancient times.  ...
13:34, 05/02/2019

Carl Beech latest: Police must end 'victim culture' to prevent reputations being ruined, former top prosecutor says Police must end the "victim culture" to prevent more reputations being ruined through false claims after the "madness" of the VIP sex-ring probe, a former top prosecutor said today....
16:17, 07/23/2019

The massive pop culture festival has experienced massive growth since its launch as a gathering of comic book enthusiasts in 1970 (NBC News)  Comic-Con is celebrating its 50th anniversary in San Diego, California. More than 130,000 fans from around the world are expected to attend the annual pop culture extravaganza this weekend. Studios and TV networks will be capitalizing on the Comic-Con audience to tout their upcoming proj...
10:34, 07/19/2019

A new waterfront town for Londoners: £1bn Thames Estuary district is being 'home zoned' for schools and culture With a deep-water container port that will house a huge new media city, the waterfront town of Thurrock will be 'home zoned' for schools, culture and community....
09:34, 06/27/2019

Clam chowder Popsicle, Area 51 and 'Cats' trailer: David Spade talks summer in pop culture Actor/comedian David Spade hosts a new Comedy Central late-night show, "Lights Out," where he riffs on pop culture with guests like Amy Schumer.        ...
21:00, 08/06/2019

It’s #TwentyBiTeen, girl-on-girl culture is peaking and it’s about time Bisexual chic – from Bella Hadid’s virtual kiss to Ariana Grande’s hits – is having a moment and the mainstream is embracing itThis Pride season, rainbow-washing – where large corporations “come out” with rainbow logos and queer-focused ad campaigns – raises suspicion of opportunist overkill. When b...
14:34, 06/28/2019

Read the pitch deck that Uber founder Garrett Camp created for the ride-hailing giant back in 2008 – before the company became the $120 billion giant it is today (UBER) It's a big year for Uber. The first name in ride-hailing had a ton of hype around it for the first half of 2019 thanks to its IPO. And though the $8 billion valuation fell well short of speculations of $100 billion, Uber is still one of the biggest names on the market today. See the rest of the stor...
10:51, 07/27/2019

Michael Keaton's 'Batman' blew up pop culture in 1989, and Hollywood was never the same 1989's "Batman," starring Michael Keaton, helped usher in how comic-book blockbusters would be made, marketed and merchandised in the 2000s.        ...
00:51, 06/21/2019

Awkwafina's culture shock on 'The Farewell': Learning Mandarin and doing without Instagram Awkwafina describes her culture shock in making "The Farewell" in China, where she learned to speak Mandarin "for survival."        ...
21:00, 07/11/2019

'Grey’s Anatomy': Ellen Pompeo gets brutally honest about 'toxic' culture in the beginning Ellen Pompeo is opening up about the "toxic" culture that plagued the hit ABC series "Grey’s Anatomy" for over a decade.        ...
05:51, 06/06/2019

An Australian Court Has Upheld Child Sex Convictions Against Cardinal George Pell (MELBOURNE, Australia) — An Australian appeals court Wednesday upheld convictions against Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic to be found guilty of sexually abusing children, in a decision cheered by scores of abuse survivors and victims’ advocates demonstrating outside the co...
15:34, 08/21/2019

Greenland’s Summer Heat Breaks Records as 440 Billion Tons of Ice Expected to Disappear (HELHEIM GLACIER, Greenland) — This is where Earth’s refrigerator door is left open, where glaciers dwindle and seas begin to rise. New York University air and ocean scientist David Holland, who is tracking what’s happening in Greenland from both above and below, calls it “th...
15:34, 08/21/2019

CHEAP: A 9.7-inch iPad? For $249? You must be lying (I’m not!) Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Often, when I am lying in my bed or lounging on the sofa, I don’t particularly enjoy reading articles or watching videos on my phone’s (relatively) small screen. That’s where a tablet comes in handy. And when it ...
16:34, 08/21/2019

Carli Lloyd deserves 'honest tryout' after drilling 55-yard field goal at NFL practice Lloyd drills long field goals during visit to Eagles training campHall of Fame scout Gil Brandt says Lloyd deserves ‘honest tryout’World Cup champion Carli Lloyd showed off her leg during a visit to Philadelphia Eagles training camp on Tuesday, drilling a series of long field goals that caught the a...
17:00, 08/21/2019

Conservationists push at CITES conference to ban trophy hunting A group of activists is trying to persuade an international conservation conference to ban trophy hunting, which outrages some animal lovers but has long been tolerated by some environmentalists as a way of protecting wildlife....
18:34, 08/21/2019

US OPEN '19: Williams-Osaka reverberations felt, year later The chaotic 2018 U.S. Open final between Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka still reverberates as this year's last Grand Slam tennis tournament is about to start in Flushing Meadows        ...
18:34, 08/21/2019

Instacart unveils new benefits for contractors: Insurance, student loan debt assistance, and more Instacart announced new benefits intended to address criticism of its independent contractor policies: insurance, student loan debt assistance, and more.Read More...
18:34, 08/21/2019

'Missing' British Hong Kong consulate employee detained in China for violating 'public order': officials The British consulate employee in Hong Kong that was reported missing after making a business trip to mainland China has been detained for 15 days after he allegedly violated public order, Chinese officials confirmed Wednesday. ...
18:34, 08/21/2019

Dolphins owner Stephen Ross leaves NFL's social justice committee amid Trump backlash Dolphins owner Stephen Ross removed himself from his post on the NFL's social justice committee amid backlash for his financial support of Trump.       ...
19:34, 08/21/2019

Nationals' Hunter Strickland breaks nose in weight room, not expected to miss any time Washington Nationals pitcher Hunter Strickland posted on Instagram that he broke his nose following an incident in the weight room.       ...
19:34, 08/21/2019

Amazon, Taking On Walmart in India, Opens Largest Campus In Hyderabad Built in Hyderabad over three years, the new campus is Amazon's first owned building outside of the United States, spans 1.8 million square feet of office space and will accommodate 15,000 workers....
20:00, 08/21/2019

Sites like Facebook, Google and Twitter allowed white supremacists to flourish. Now what? For years, social media fostered the rise of white nationalism by giving young white males places to freely spew hate. Tech companies have been slow to act.       ...
20:00, 08/21/2019

UK miscounted EU, other immigrants before Brexit vote Britain has undercounted its long-term immigrants from the European Union by almost a quarter of a million and overestimated how many non-EU students stayed in the country after their studies, statisticians said on Wednesday....
20:00, 08/21/2019

NYPD investigates suspicious package near Brooklyn synagogue The NYPD’s Bomb Squad is investigating a suspicious package found Wednesday morning in front of a Brooklyn synagogue, cops said. The package was discovered shortly before 9 a.m. in front of 3017 Glenwood Road — where Orthodox synagogue Congregation B’nai Jacob Of Flatbush is locate...
20:00, 08/21/2019

Ricciardo: Renault needs "bigger steps" for podiums in F1 2020 Daniel Ricciardo believes the Renault Formula 1 team will need to make "bigger steps" with its car if it is to reach its target of challenging for podiums in 2020...
20:34, 08/21/2019

China's Geely posts 40% drop in first-half profit, sees uncertain demand Earnings were hit by a sustained downturn in the Chinese market combined with costly measures to reduce dealers' inventories ahead of new emissions standards....
21:00, 08/21/2019

YouTube AI thought robot fighting was animal cruelty In the latest example of the need for further human moderation, YouTube's automated system took down several videos after mistaking robot fighting matches as animal cruelty. Those affected, including some BattleBots contestants, received a message st......
21:34, 08/21/2019

What's coming to Netflix in September: 'The Politician' and 'The Spy' We're edging into the final embers of the summer and as the weather starts to turn for many of us, we'll perhaps find ourselves curled up on the couch a little more often to stream some movies, shows and whatever else happens to be on offer. To wit,......
21:34, 08/21/2019

Waymo shares some of its self-driving car data to help researchers Self-driving car data is intensely valuable, and it's frequently considered one of Waymo's advantages -- it has more experience than virtually anyone. Now, however, the company is sharing some of that knowledge with the rest of the world. It's launch......
21:34, 08/21/2019

China Threatens Sanctions Over Planned U.S. Sale of Jets to Taiwan China said it would sanction any U.S. firm involved in a planned $8 billion sale of F-16V fighter jets to Taiwan, in retaliation against what it describes as Washington’s attempt to undermine Chinese national security....
21:34, 08/21/2019

Liam Hemsworth Files for Divorce From Miley Cyrus One of Hollywood's most beloved couples is one step closer to officially being over. E! News can confirm Liam Hemsworth has officially filed for divorce from Miley Cyrus. In......
21:34, 08/21/2019

Exclusive: Here's the release date and track list for the Steven Universe: The Movie soundtrack With the arrival of the highly anticipated Steven Universe: The Movie just around the corner, fans will soon have the answers to some of their burning questions—mainly, “Who is this new gem messing up Steven’s whole retirement plan?” The trailer doesn’t reveal many clues as to their identity, but it...
22:00, 08/21/2019

The Walking Dead's Christian Serratos in talks to become Selena for Netflix's new series Netflix may have found the next actress to take on the role of Tejano music sensation Selena Quintanilla. The Hollywood Reporter reveals that Christian Serratos, best known for her ongoing role as Rosita on The Walking Dead, is in talks to play the late icon in Netflix’s upcoming miniseries, Selena:...
22:00, 08/21/2019

Silver Rally Cools as Market Rebound Limits Haven Buying Prices of silver edged lower, pausing a recent rally as investors looked ahead to the release of Fed minutes and a Friday speech by Fed Chairman Jerome Powell....
22:34, 08/21/2019

E-cigarette firms probed over health concerns by U.S. House panel The U.S. House Energy and Commerce said on Wednesday it is launching a probe into the four dominant e-cigarette manufacturers, seeking information on the firms' research into the public health impacts, marketing practices and promotion of their use by adolescents....
22:34, 08/21/2019

Ransomware: an evolving threat Ransomware is any malware that holds your data ransom. These days it usually involves encrypting a victim’s data before asking for cash (typically cryptocurrency) to decrypt. Ransomware ruled the malware world since late 2013, but finally saw a decline last year. The general drop in malware n...
22:34, 08/21/2019

New research suggests Mars was once warm and rainy Scientists have learned a lot about Mars in recent years, and based on observations from the fancy hardware NASA has sent to the Red Planet, we know that it once held far more water than we see today. But knowing there was lots of water (or at least abundant ice) on Mars long ago doesn’t......
22:34, 08/21/2019

Trump attacks Danish prime minister, describing her as 'nasty' – live President said he cancelled trip to Denmark because Mette Frederiksen criticized his attempt to buy GreenlandSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 10.22pm BST A federal judge has just ruled that Trump can appeal rulings in a lawsuit that challenged his business with foreign government...
23:34, 08/21/2019

Why Does the Trade Deficit Keep Expanding Despite Tariffs? Currency markets are helping to thwart efforts to shrink the US trade deficit, which is expanding despite tariffs, by weakening currencies like the yuan....
00:00, 08/22/2019

'My Word Means Something': Indie Dev Elaborates On His Viral Decision To Reject Epic Store Exclusivity In late July, Wlad Marhulets, the solo developer behind just-released horror game Darq, received the golden ticket: an email from Epic Games asking if he’d like Darq sold on their hugely popular online store....
00:00, 08/22/2019

Ben Te’o signs for Toulon, effectively ending England career • Te’o omitted from World Cup squad after training altercation• Move to France rules out call-up in event of injuryBen Te’o has effectively brought an end to his England career by signing for Toulon on a short-term contract, having been left out of Eddie Jones’s World Cup squad.Te’o was omitted by J...
01:00, 08/22/2019

Joe Root’s England fired up to burst through ‘huge hole’ in Australia • England aim to capitalise on Steve Smith’s enforced absence • Jofra Archer to spearhead bid to square Ashes in third TestJoe Root believes England are ready to pounce on the absence of Steve Smith and heap more pressure on Australia using the fast bowler who was born for the big stage. Jofra Arche...
01:00, 08/22/2019

Australia and New Zealand’s Central Banks Are Leading What Seems to Be a Race to the Bottom Australia and New Zealand’s central banks are pondering what until recently seemed unthinkable: deploying the types of extreme monetary policies that were spawned globally by the 2008 global financial crisis. Bond-purchase programs and negative interest rates were for years seen Down Under as the pr...
01:00, 08/22/2019

Fluoridated water during pregnancy may be hurting kids' brains. You still don't need to start drinking bottled water. Shutterstock A new study suggests that mothers who drink fluoridated water during pregnancy (which shows up in their urine) may be giving birth to kids who have slightly lower IQs. The finding held true in boys, but not girls. The American Academy of Pediatrics still recommends that kids drink fluo...
01:00, 08/22/2019

James Dolan’s plan to build orb-like amphitheaters under fire James Dolan’s plan to build futuristic orb-like entertainment amphitheaters around the globe is coming under attack. Dolan, who owns the New York Knicks, saw support for his ambitious new project start to fizzle Tuesday after executives of his entertainment company, Madison Square Garden, said the f...
01:34, 08/22/2019

Cubs' Morrow out for year following another setback Chicago Cubs closer Brandon Morrow is out for the year following another setback in his recovery from right elbow surgery, according to team president Theo Epstein       ...
02:34, 08/22/2019

Environmental groups sue Trump administration for weakening Endangered Species Act More than half a dozen environmental groups on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration for its purported attempt to weaken the Endangered Species Act....
02:34, 08/22/2019

Services delayed at MVD offices after statewide computer outage TUCSON – Motor Vehicle Division offices across the state are experiencing some delays Wednesday afternoon in connection to a statewide computer outage. According to Arizona Department of Transportation, the outage is currently affected all MVD offices across the state, including those in the T...
03:00, 08/22/2019

A huge asteroid hurtling toward Earth will fly by us next month Some astronomers have suggested that Earth is overdue for a large asteroid impact, and that we’re living on borrowed time until we can shore up our planetary defenses to protect us from a true “planet-killer” space rock. With a potentially mile-wide asteroid headed to our neck of t...
03:00, 08/22/2019

More evidence that Apple will bring Apple Pencil support to iPhone 11 If it indeed turns out that iPhones in Apple’s next-generation lineup will include support for Apple Pencil, there will almost certainly be tons of replaying of Steve Jobs’ introduction of the iPhone back in 2007 — and rehashes, specifically, of his comments at a particular moment ...
04:00, 08/22/2019

CBO report warns of China trade feud, rising federal deficit The Congressional Budget Office warned the Trump administration in a new analysis Wednesday that its tariffs against Chinese imports will have a negative impact on the U.S. economy in the next year....
04:34, 08/22/2019

Pro athletes unite to bring wheelchair basketball and healing to those trapped in war Wheelchair basketball is transforming the lives of those caught in the crossfire of conflict, disease and poverty – spurred by the International Committee of the Red Cross and two pro American players....
06:00, 08/22/2019

Jury sides with author Nicholas Sparks in lawsuit by former school headmaster A jury backed novelist Nicholas Sparks and the school he founded, dismissing claims by the ex-headmaster that he was unjustly fired, then slandered.        ...
06:00, 08/22/2019

Liam Hemsworth files for divorce from Miley Cyrus, cites irreconcilable differences Liam Hemsworth filed for divorce from pop star Miley Cyrus days after the famous couple announced their split. He cited irreconcilable differences.        ...
06:00, 08/22/2019

'Bombshell': How much do Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman resemble their Fox News figures? Charlize Theron and Nicole Kidman take on Fox News personalities in "Bombshell." See how closely the actors resemble their real-life counterparts:        ...
06:34, 08/22/2019

Beth Chapman's Daughter Says She ''Choked on Her Cancer'' in Her Harrowing Final Moments The Chapman family is still reeling from the loss of their beloved matriarch, Beth Chapman. Nearly two months after Dog the Bounty Hunter lost his wife to cancer, the couple's......
07:00, 08/22/2019

Kim Kardashian Shares First Family Photo With All 4 Kids and Jokes It Was Nearly ''Impossible'' to Do There's nothing quite like a Kardashian family vacation, and Kim Kardashian's latest photos are proof. The KKW Beauty founder took to Instagram on Wednesday to post about her......
07:00, 08/22/2019

Over 2,300 Tigers Killed, Trafficked In This Century: Report More than 2,300 endangered tigers have been killed and illegally trafficked since the turn of the century, according to a report published Tuesday, urging more action to protect the giant cats....
07:00, 08/22/2019

Australia Joins US-Led Maritime Security Mission In Gulf Australia will join the United States in a security mission to protect merchant vessels travelling through key Middle East waterways after Iran seized a British-flagged vessel, Prime Minister Scott......
07:00, 08/22/2019

Review: ‘Jacob’s Ladder’ remake should have aimed higher As an exploration of post-traumatic stress disorder in US war veterans, the psychological thriller “Jacob’s Ladder” was ripe for an update. As a piece of enjoyable ’90s shock schlock, it maybe should have just stayed where it was. The 1990 original, from director Adrian Lyne,...
07:00, 08/22/2019

Microsoft is listening to you via your Xbox One (Update: not anymore) Update (August 22, 2019): In a story published on August 21, Microsoft told Vice it’s stopped listening to recordings from Xbox products: We stopped reviewing any voice content taken through Xbox for product improvement purposes a number of months ago, as we no longer felt it was necessary, and we h...
09:00, 08/22/2019

Danish PM ‘surprised and disappointed’ over cancelled Trump visit US president attacks comments as ‘nasty’ after calling off trip because Greenland not for saleThe Danish prime minister has said she is surprised and disappointed that Donald Trump has called off his planned visit to the country over Copenhagen’s refusal to sell Greenland to the US.At a press confer...
09:00, 08/22/2019

Jay Inslee, governor centered on climate change, drops out of presidential race Washington state governor Jay Inslee, who entered the presidential race with an argument that climate change is the central issue of our time, dropped out of the race for Democratic nominee for president on Wednesday....
10:34, 08/22/2019

Sensex Sheds Over 300 Points As Selloff In Financials, Metals Deepens Domestic stock markets registered sharp losses on Thursday hurt by a selloff across sectors. The S&P BSE Sensex index fell as much as 328.89 points to 36,731.48, and the broader NSE Nifty benchmark......
10:34, 08/22/2019

D23 Expo Is Doing Live Streams, But Probably Not the Panels You Most Want to See D23 Expo 2019 starts on Friday and, with it, fans should expect major news from all sides of the Disney kingdom. We’re talking movies, streaming, theme parks, merchandise, pretty much everything...except what’s going to happen with Spider-Man. Read more......
10:34, 08/22/2019

Satoshi Nakabato: ‘Japan’s central bank is in love with Bitcoin tech’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Bentham used to say: Do what you love and you’ll never work another day! Bitcoin Pr...
11:34, 08/22/2019

Setting stern tone, France's Macron to spar with Britain's Johnson on Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will on Thursday try to convince France to reopen Brexit negotiations less than a day after President Emmanuel Macron bluntly ruled out any further talks on the divorce deal....
12:34, 08/22/2019

Employee at Britain's Hong Kong mission detained in China over prostitution: report An employee at the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in China for involvement in prostitution, China's state-backed Global Times newspaper said on Thursday....
12:34, 08/22/2019

Gilead files challenge to government patents for HIV prevention pill The pharmaceutical company petitioned the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, saying the government’s claim to have invented the concept of using Truvada to prevent HIV is invalid....
13:00, 08/22/2019

To be beside the seaside: Whitley Bay's daytrippers – in pictures Markéta Luskačová fell in love with and photographed Whitley Bay in the late 1970s. Her warm and intimate images from 40 years ago capture families young and old enjoying the north-east coast – wind, grey skies and rain notwithstandingBy the Sea is at the Martin Parr Foundation, Bristol, until 5 Oct...
13:34, 08/22/2019

Endangered Panthers Seen Stumbling As If Poisoned. No One Knows Why A mother panther walks into frame and pauses. She looks around, ears alert. One of her cubs appears and looks healthy and strong. Then her other cub stumbles into the frame and falls to the ground.......
14:00, 08/22/2019

Amazon Rainforest Is Ablaze, Turning Day Into Night In Brazil Huge tracts of the Amazon, which serves as the lungs of the planet by taking in carbon dioxide, storing it in soils and producing oxygen, are ablaze. Smoke from the widespread fires has turned day......
14:00, 08/22/2019

Video: Our vision for how a 2021 Formula 1 rules car should look While Formula 1 teams await the definitive version of the 2021 regulations, we've created our own version of what we think the next generation F1 car should look like...
15:34, 08/22/2019

8-year-old takes parents' car on 87 mph joyride on Germany's autobahn: reports An 8-year-old boy took his parents’ car on an 87 mph joyride down a German high early Wednesday before eventually pulling over, putting his hazards on and placing an orange cone behind the car when he began to feel unwell, reports said....
15:34, 08/22/2019

Where'd the stocks go? NASDAQ CEO on Market Shrink The stock market is a much less crowded party than it used to be. NASDAQ CEO Adena Friedman says these days more companies are choosing to stay private longer -- a trend that could threaten financial equality. (August 19)       ...
16:00, 08/22/2019

Politician Says Cattle Prods Should Be Used on Climate Protesters, Gets Suspended From Twitter Australian politician Pauline Hanson has been suspended from Twitter after posting a video earlier this week saying that cattle prods should be used on climate protesters. The suspension, first reported by SBS, will be lifted if she deletes the offending tweet, but Senator Hanson says it’s an exampl...
17:00, 08/22/2019

Kia To Start Second Shift At Anantapur Plant To Reduce Waiting Period The Kia Seltos has garnered over 32,000 bookings and has a waiting period of six to eight weeks, which has prompted the carmaker to add a second shift at its Anantapur plant to meet the demand....
17:34, 08/22/2019

Bernie Sanders proposes $16.3 trillion Green New Deal plan Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled a climate change strategy on Thursday that would mobilize $16.3 trillion to help the U.S. generate 100% of its electricity from renewable energy by 2030 and achieve "full decarbonization" by 2050....
17:34, 08/22/2019

U.S. judge allows Trump to appeal key 'emoluments' rulings A federal judge on Wednesday allowed President Donald Trump to appeal key preliminary rulings in a lawsuit accusing him of violating anti-corruption provisions of the U.S. Constitution with his private business dealings, likely freezing the case for months....
17:34, 08/22/2019

CHEAP: $150 off a Samsung Galaxy S4 tablet (and a free S Pen)? Yes please Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! The Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 is showing its age, but it’s still a worthy iPad alternative for those wedded to Google’s Android ecosystem. As Samsung gradually rolls out its successor, vendors are dropping the price ...
18:00, 08/22/2019

How Chinese money is changing Cambodia Cambodia has seen a huge influx of Chinese investment, workers and tourists in recent years. Many in Cambodia are increasingly worried about the negative impact it is having....
18:34, 08/22/2019

Dynamic career women from Africa coming together in Germany Eight female founders from Ghana, Kenya and South Africa are currently in Berlin as part of the Female Tech Business in Africa program. They want to network and push for digitization throughout Africa....
18:34, 08/22/2019

Microplastics in water: no proof yet they are harmful, says WHO Report calls for more research and warns against complacency over the issueMicroplastics are increasingly found in drinking water, but there is no evidence so far that this poses a risk to humans, according to a new assessment by the World Health Organization.However, the United Nations body warned ...
19:00, 08/22/2019

Stalemate in Algeria six months after start of protests that ousted leader Demonstrators say they will persist until military-backed government is replaced by civilian democracySix months after a wave of protests began in Algeria, people are still demonstrating and the military-backed government appears determined to keep its grip on power.The demonstrations have gained a ...
20:00, 08/22/2019

Palantir CEO says Google shouldn't rule A.I. Palantir CEO Alex Karp said billionaire investor Peter Thiel is right to question Google's decision to work in China, while abandoning military contracts in the US....
20:34, 08/22/2019

Meet Hollywood’s Go-To Watch Stylist Jeanne Yang's day job is dressing the world's coolest celebrities. But she's also become a celebrity watch whisperer, putting unorthodox timepieces in not-so-obvious places....
20:34, 08/22/2019

Serena to face Sharapova in first round of US Open "Serena Williams will face old foe Maria Sharapova in the first round of the US Open as she begins her attempt to win her 24th Grand Slam singles title."...
20:34, 08/22/2019

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Is It Weird I Have A Secret Superhero Persona? Hello, you burning sexbeasts, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the dating advice column that body slams your relationship problems from the top of Hell in the Cell....
21:00, 08/22/2019

Ohio cop attempted kidnapping girl, 12, waiting for bus and filmed himself urinating on her: police Prosecutors say it's their mission to make sure an Ohio cop "never wears the badge of a police officer again" after the 34-year-old was arrested Tuesday on accusations he tried to kidnap a 12-year-old girl at a school bus stop — and then filmed himself urinating on her....
21:00, 08/22/2019

You Probably Don't Know Your Credit Card's Interest Rate Think about the credit cards in your wallet right now. Can you rattle off the rewards you earn for each of them? What about the interest rates: Can you list those? Turns out, 38% of us don’t know the interest rates for our credit cards, according to Nerdwallet’s 2019 Consumer Credit Card Report....
22:34, 08/22/2019

Jeweller Links of London in race to find new owner Links of London, one of Britain's best-known jewellery chains, is racing to secure a buyer within days‎ as its crisis-hit owner seeks to offload the business....
22:34, 08/22/2019

Pokkén Tournament Players Make Scrapbook To Thank Lead Designer Today’s top news from Being Nice magazine: a group of competitive Pokken Tournament players gave one of the games’ developers a handwritten book, thanking him for his hard work. Aww!...
23:34, 08/22/2019

American gold medalists reprimanded after protests at Pan American Games The two US athletes who demonstrated during separate National Anthems at a regional sports competition earlier this month have been put on probation for 12 months....
23:34, 08/22/2019

Serena Williams draws former world No. 1 Maria Sharapova in U.S. Open's first round Serena Williams, No. 8 in WTA rankings, drew 87th-ranked Maria Sharapova in a blockbuster U.S. Open match slated for Monday at Rolling Meadows       ...
23:34, 08/22/2019

Military Lawyer Denied Promotion While Defending Qaeda Suspect Allies of a former Navy SEAL say the decision to pass him over smacks of retribution over his willingness to stand up to the military tribunal system....
00:34, 08/23/2019

Sean Spicer responds to 'Dancing with the Stars' backlash, wants a 'politics-free zone' Sean Spicer is responding to backlash from his casting in the upcoming "Dancing with the Stars" season, saying he hopes it's a "politics-free zone."        ...
00:34, 08/23/2019

Chip Gaines urges fans to spread kindness after 'tough couple of weeks' for the United States Chip Gaines is urging his fans to help spread kindness in an essay titled "We Believe in Human Kindness" on his and wife Joanna Gaines' Magnolia blog.        ...
00:34, 08/23/2019

Watch: 'Bachelor in Paradise's' Demi Burnett on coming out: 'I was just being myself' "Bachelor in Paradise" star Demi Burnett explained on "Good Morning America" Thursday how it felt to come out as bi-sexual and present the first same-sex relationship ever on the series....
01:00, 08/23/2019

Europa League: Role reversal leaves Eintracht Frankfurt down but not out Colorful, fanatic support and unlikely underdog victories carried Eintracht Frankfurt to the Europa League semifinals last year. But in the final qualifying round first leg, French side Strasbourg turned the tables....
01:34, 08/23/2019

Get 16% off Adobe's Creative Cloud Photography Plan with this special deal Adobe has slashed 16% off its Creative Cloud Photography Plan, which includes unlimited access to Photoshop and Lightoom, plus 20GB cloud storage for your pictures and projects.The Photography Plan was already the most affordable way to become part of Creative Cloud, and now it's an even better...
01:34, 08/23/2019

UPDATE 2-FDA pegs Edwards Lifesciences Sapien delivery system recall as severest The U.S. health regulator on Thursday categorized the recall of Edwards Lifesciences Corp's Sapien 3 Ultra delivery system as extremely serious, highlighting health risks associated with its use, but the products will remain on the market....
02:00, 08/23/2019

Beloved bus driver laid to rest in school bus casket Devoted school bus driver David Wright left this world in the vehicle he was committed to driving while alive. On Sunday, the 76-year-old was buried in a bright yellow custom casket, made to look like a school bus for the Tennessee school district he drove for, Local 12 reports. “Besides the g...
02:00, 08/23/2019

Rising temperatures will make Hajj pilgrimage 'dangerous' British Muslims are being urged to take the lead on fighting climate change as a study suggests rising temperatures will make pilgrimages to Mecca dangerous....
02:34, 08/23/2019

Sports minister Nigel Adams asks EFL to extend Bury deadline • Club has until 11.59pm on Friday to avoid threat of expulsion• Bury owner says potential buyer has requested informationThe sports minister, Nigel Adams, has agreed to ask the English Football League to extend Friday’s 11:59pm deadline for the expulsion of Bury, following a request by the Bury Nor...
03:00, 08/23/2019

The Electric Porsche Taycan Packs Five Screens And One Is Just For The Passenger Just ahead of the debut of maybe first true Tesla competitor, the Porsche Taycan, the Stuttgart-based automaker shared official photos of the EV sedan’s interior. It’s filled with five screens, one of which is solely for the passenger, and the direction of the air flowing from the vents is controlle...
03:34, 08/23/2019

Physicists discover hidden text in what was thought to be blank Egyptian papyri Enlarge / Physicists at the BESSY-II synchrotron radiation facility in Germany used multiple methods to reveal hidden text in supposedly blank patches on ancient papyri from Elephantine Island in Egypt. (credit: Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin) A team of German scientists has used a combination of cuttin...
05:00, 08/23/2019