TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-06-12 10:17

Hit the mute button: why everyone is trying to silence the outside world

Uber is trialling a feature that allows customers to stop their drivers from talking. But there’s growing evidence that cutting ourselves off like this isn’t healthyThe m...

Hit the mute button: why everyone is trying to silence the outside world

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Put the world on mute – absolute silence is a divine state | Hannah Jane Parkinson Lying on my back in a cyan sea, both ears underwater, I felt every problem I had could sink into the sand and bury itselfNot many people have heard of misophonia – which is ironic, because it has everything to do with hearing. It describes extreme re...
2019-06-14 08:51

Julianna Zobrist, wife of World Series MVP Ben Zobrist, breaks silence amid divorce Julianna Zobrist, the wife of Chicago Cubs star Ben Zobrist, broke her silence on social media Saturday nearly two weeks after she filed for divorce from the 2016 World Series MVP....
2019-05-28 18:34

Here’s how to mute those Instagram Story spammers Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. I’m not a huge fan of Instagram accounts posting lengthy strings of Stories each day. It clogs my feed, makes it...
2019-07-12 15:51

You Can Mute Emails, Texts, Tweets and More---And You Should Muting someone online is like putting in invisible earplugs: The talkers can keep talking, but you don’t have to listen. And they’ll never know the difference...
2019-06-09 16:51

Michael Kay will be mute for three weeks after vocal cord surgery Michael Kay talks for a living, but after his surgery Tuesday he will have to be silent for three straight weeks. He will be in triple-mute position — no speaking, no clearing his throat and he is not even supposed to burp. After that, Kay hope...
2019-07-08 22:51

Yesterday: the latest jukebox movie to put its women on mute Danny Boyle’s schmaltz-fest is all about musicians, and all of them are men. It’s another hero’s journey in which women are there to dote, scold and sell outWarning: this article contains spoilers for Yesterday and A Star Is BornThe premise of Yester...
2019-06-27 22:51

How to mute noisy conversations (and accounts) on Twitter, Gmail, Slack, and more! Smartphone apps have seemingly combined forces, each seeking to hijack our attention and leave us longing for a way to roll back the clock. Each of these devices promises a portal to the outside world, an entry point to the entirety of human knowledg...
2019-06-11 03:00

[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...
2019-07-02 22:34

How to Overclock Your System With Intel's New One-Button Utility Windows: Intel made it a lot easier to overclock your CPU—pushing it past its default clock speeds to make it even faster, at the risk of potentially frying your chip. There’s just one big caveat: You’re going to need one of six supported 9th-genera...
2019-06-20 19:17

Google is bringing a one-tap SOS button to some Android phones In the event of an emergency, your first instinct might be to call 911. But in certain situations, you may not be able to speak with an operator. Whether that's because you're injured, in a dangerous situation or have a speech impairment, G...
2019-08-01 22:51

Apple’s Most Significant New Innovation Is a Little Black Button. Here’s Why During Apple’s annual WWDC keynote on June 3, software boss Craig Federighi said that privacy is in “everything we do” — and shortly thereafter put his money where his mouth was. The newest updates to Apple’s operating s...
2019-06-11 18:51

How Panic Button became masters of the Switch port The Switch is a remarkable little machine. Part handheld and part home console, the device is home to some wonderful Nintendo-made exclusives such as The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey. It's also home to some rock-so...
2019-06-11 18:00

UE’s Wonderboom 2 speaker has a big battery, a new button, and OUTDOOR MODE I’m a big fan of UE audio gear. I’ve extolled the virtues of the BOOM 3 in the past, so when I heard about the just announced Wonderboom 2 – a Bluetooth speaker with a number of improvements over its predecessor – I was hyped. Shockingly, the Wonderb...
2019-06-05 23:17

'Like' button needs caveat, European Court of Justice rules Websites using Facebook's "Like" button must warn users that the Silicon Valley giant will receive their data, the top EU court has ruled. Companies had not previously been held responsible for the Facebook extension....
2019-07-31 18:34

Google added a share button to search results How many times have you been asked something so incredibly straightforward that the effort of asking the question likely far surpasses the effort involved in just Googling it in the first place? Probably at least once or twice, hence the existence of...
2019-06-20 23:00

Jenson Button: Difficult to retain Super GT title Jenson Button says it will be "difficult" for he and Naoki Yamamoto to defend their SUPER GT title, despite returning to the podium in last weekend's Fuji 500-mile round...
2019-08-06 19:34

Guy Who Built Twitter's Retweet Button Admits Maybe That Was a Really Bad Idea The man behind Twitter’s “Retweet” button—which is pretty much the foundation of the whole site—now thinks he screwed up big time, telling BuzzFeed News in an interview that he recalled thinking, “We might have just handed a 4-year-old a loaded weapo...
2019-07-24 05:34

Super Mario Maker 2's Boo Button Can't Stop This Nonsense Today on Highlight Reel we have Mario Maker nightmare machines, undersea kingdoms in Breath of the Wild, Sekiro nightmares, and much more...
2019-07-02 08:34

Hulu adds an episode shuffle button for 'Seinfeld' Larry David has always said the mantra for Seinfeld was "no hugging and no learning." In other words, whatever happened in an episode of the enormously successful sitcom, Jerry and the gang wouldn't change. That perhaps made it easier for viewer...
2019-07-05 19:01

Companies that use Facebook ‘Like’ button liable for data: EU court Companies that embed Facebook’s “Like” button on their websites allowing users’ personal data to be transferred to the US social network can be held liable for collecting the data, Europe’s top court said on Monday. Website plugins are a common featu...
2019-07-31 18:51

The New Grandia HD Collection Is Pretty But Really Needs A Fast-Forward Button Grandia and its sequel, Grandia II, are both very good classic role-playing games, full of charm and adventure and spirit. They came out in 1997 and 2000, respectively. Even an HD remake isn’t enough to make up for that....
2019-08-17 04:34

Google login chief actually praises new ‘Sign In with Apple’ button At WWDC last week when Apple got around to introducing the new app sign-in button it’s planning to introduce with the launch of iOS 13 this fall, it actually drew a big round of audience applause and cheers. The iPhone maker, which has reported...
2019-06-13 06:00

Nokia's new budget phone has a dedicated Google Assistant button HMD Global has announced a new affordable Nokia smartphone after launching a five-camera flagship and a bunch of low-to-mid end devices just a few months ago at MWC. The Nokia 2.2 is part of the company's Android One family of devices and will s...
2019-06-07 13:00

Jenson Button says "terrible" Super GT crash was a racing incident Jenson Button says the "terrible" crash that ended his SUPER GT race in Thailand was a racing incident, with the 2009 Formula 1 champion now 24-points adrift in the championship....
2019-07-02 00:17

Trump, Xi hit reset button on trade but long slog awaits WASHINGTON (AP) — Once again, Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) of China have hit the reset button in trade talks between the world’s two biggest economies. And they’ve delayed an escalation in tension that had fina...
2019-06-29 16:51

Google is adding a helpful play button to the toolbar in Chrome Google appears to be on a mission to improve the online media playback experience: not long after adding support for keyboard controls, it's now experimenting with a play button that appears on Chrome's toolbar.As spotted by ZDNet, the idea...
2019-07-07 12:34

Ridesharing app Lyft adds 911 calling feature through panic button Ridesharing app Lyft wants to make, getting in a car with a stranger, a bit safer. Veuer's Susana Victoria Perez has more.        ...
2019-05-22 23:17

Weary firms gear up to hit the Brexit pause button – for a second time Manufacturers face a repeat of March’s deadline tensions and worst-case planningBritish manufacturers are preparing for a re-run of the tense build-up to a Brexit deadline as the country awaits a new prime minister who threatens to leave the EU witho...
2019-07-21 04:00

Google Says Android Users Prefer Three-Button Navigation Over Gestures Google details in its post that 'users viewed the Android Q model as more one-handed and reachable, although buttons were still viewed as more ergonomic for more users.'...
2019-08-09 13:00

Chrome and Chromium-based Edge are getting a new 'reveal password' button Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge will soon have a new 'reveal password' button that will let you check you've entered your login credentials correctly. The button will appear automatically in password fields on any website.Microsoft is...
2019-07-23 15:17

Taylor Swift Cradles Cat Benjamin Button in Adorable New Picture It's a love cat story! Taylor Swift has shared an adorable new photo with her youngest cat, Benjamin Button. In the sweet snap, the Grammy winner can be seen cradling Benjamin in her......
2019-05-30 23:34

Microsoft just leaked a major Start button redesign for Windows 10 Remember back when Microsoft decided it would be a good idea to remove the Start button from Windows in Windows 8? Well, the company is considering new design changes for that iconic element of the Windows UI, but thankfully the button isn’t go...
2019-07-25 05:17

Suzuka SUPER GT: TOM's Lexus on pole, Button/Yamamoto seventh Le Mans 24 Hours winner Kazuki Nakajima and team-mate Yuhi Sekiguchi claimed pole position for SUPER GT's annual Suzuka round, as reigning champions Jenson Button and Naoki Yamamoto qualified seventh...
2019-05-25 10:34

Lexus locks out front row for Super GT Thailand, Button seventh Lexus locked out the front-row in qualifying for Super GT's Thailand round, as Jenson Button and Naoki Yamamoto claimed the honour of being the top Honda drivers in seventh...
2019-06-29 13:00

Apple asks developers to place its login button above Google, Facebook Apple Inc will ask developers to position a new "Sign on with Apple" button in iPhone and iPad apps above rival buttons from Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc, according to design guidelines released this week....
2019-06-05 05:34

This ingenious Chrome extension adds a ‘random episode’ button to Netflix The team at streaming news website Flixed that introduced a Chrome extension last year which added a “random episode” button to Hulu is now back, this time with a Chrome extension that lets you shuffle TV episodes on Netflix. As a reminde...
2019-06-18 22:17

Nintendo Switch Online adds a 'rewind' button to NES games next week For July, Nintendo is adding Wrecking Crew and Donkey Kong 3 to the list of classic NES titles that Switch Online subscribers can play, but the biggest news is a feature that will work across the entire library: Rewind. Similar to a feature that Nint...
2019-07-10 04:00

Amazon to kill Dash button functions on August 31—you have a month to hack yours Enlarge / RIP, Amazon Dash. (credit: Amazon / Sam Machkovech) Amazon's four-year dalliance with plastic "BUY! BUY! BUY!" buttons appears to finally be coming to a close. The Amazon Dash line of physical, Internet-connected buttons, which allowed cu...
2019-08-02 22:51

Here's why reparations have suddenly become a hot button issue ahead of the 2020 presidential race The House Judiciary Committee's subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties will hold a hearing this week focused specifically on the topic of reparations for black Americans. The legislation, introduced by Democratic Rep. She...
2019-06-18 03:17

Twitter Will Eventually Address Edit Button Demand, Product Lead Says Twitter Product Lead Kayvon Beykpour at a press event suggested that users might get a dedicated feature to address user needs like correcting a typo or clarifying their message, but not exactly the......
2019-08-14 23:17

Apple forces developers to place its login button above Google, Facebook Apple Inc will require developers to position a new "Sign on with Apple" button in iPhone and iPad apps above rival buttons from Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc, according to developer guidelines released this week....
2019-06-05 04:00

Forget "Untuckables"; Tweener Buttons Are the Real Innovation in Men's Button-Downs I’m not a fashionable man, but I do know that at informal occasions, button-down shirts should be worn with the top two buttons unfastened. I admit that I did not know about or follow this rule until fairly recently in life, but it’s been drilled int...
2019-07-24 02:17

Google is testing a global video play/pause button for Chrome Google could soon add a play/pause button to its Chrome browser that would make it possible to pause or play video from any tab. A recent release of Chrome's Canary development version has a new feature called Global Media Controls, as seen by T...
2019-07-08 09:17

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...
2019-08-08 01:00

Google Is Testing a Play/Pause Button for Audio and Video on the Chrome Toolbar Google is adding a new function to play, pause, or skip through videos or music via the toolbar to its Chrome browser, though it is currently only available via the Canary development browser and remains quite buggy, per the Verge.Read more......
2019-07-08 03:51

UPDATE 1-Apple asks developers to place its login button above Google, Facebook Apple Inc will ask developers to position a new "Sign on with Apple" button in iPhone and iPad apps above rival buttons from Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc, according to design guidelines released this week....
2019-06-05 07:00

CORRECTED-Apple asks developers to place its login button above Google, Facebook Apple Inc will ask developers to position a new "Sign on with Apple" button in iPhone and iPad apps above rival buttons from Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc, according to design guidelines released this week....
2019-06-05 07:00

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Render Leak Tips Removal of Dedicated Bixby Button Samsung Galaxy Note 10 selfie camera hole is placed in the middle on top of the display, instead of the right as seen in the current Galaxy S10 series....
2019-06-06 18:17

Why it makes sense to see Apple’s new login button in iPhone apps that support Google and Facebook logins Apple unveiling its “Sign In with Apple” button during its iOS 13 presentation at WWDC on Monday was arguably one of the most exciting moments of the keynote. Similar in design and functionality with the same login buttons that we keep se...
2019-06-05 14:01

From the archive: The silence of Karl Doenitz The last years of the last president of the Third ReichIn Albert Speer: His Battle With Truth, Hitler’s architect tried to charm his biographer Gitta Sereny and convince her that he knew nothing of the Final Solution. But for Karl Doenitz, the U-boat...
2019-07-07 03:17

On Politics: Mueller Breaks His Silence The special counsel mostly stuck to his report during his congressional appearances, but he also agreed that the president was untruthful to investigators....
2019-07-25 08:51

| Silence is golden for a Tanzanian mine In Tanzania, reporters trying to investigate violence, environmental damage and other wrongdoing connected to a gold mine in the north of the country are trapped between the silence of a mining giant and the lies of a repressive government....
2019-06-19 08:17

Enjoy the silence: Twitter was down and we were free I loved Twitter. I loved everything about it. It's where I met new friends. It's how I got most of my jobs. Like a new relationship, everything was sunshine, rainbows and the occasional fail whales. Hell, I even loved that damn whale. Then ...
2019-07-12 04:51

What Knicks’ ongoing silence really means There was no song and dance in Las Vegas from Knicks coach David Fizdale. Nor were there any remarks from Knicks president Steve Mills or general manager Scott Perry. None of the trio was made available to the media during the NBA Summer League, whic...
2019-07-14 02:01

Anthem Gets New Update After Weeks Of Radio Silence After weeks of saying almost nothing about the multiplayer space shooter Anthem, BioWare has announced a new update, a public test server for PC players, and that new details about its end-game Cataclysm event, originally promised for launch in May, ...
2019-05-29 18:51

Silence not golden as Yankees' Gardner ejected Yankees center fielder Brett Gardner was ejected from Friday's game at Toronto even though television cameras showed he was sitting quietly in the dugout. Cameras showed manager Aaron Boone yelling at the plate umpire Chris Segal at the time....
2019-08-10 04:34

Avenatti: R. Kelly paid $2M to silence accuser Celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti said Monday that R&B singer R. Kelly paid $2 million to keep the alleged victim in a child pornography case off the witness stand during his 2008 trial that ended with his acquitted of all charges. (July 15)  ...
2019-07-16 07:51

WPLJ enters radio silence after 48 years Imagine there’s no WPLJ. After 48 years, beloved radio station WPLJ/95.5 FM entered radio silence Friday. The last song broadcast from the top of Madison Square Garden was John Lennon’s “Imagine,” released in 1971, the same year the station went on t...
2019-06-01 04:51

Yankees’ Clint Frazier Defends His Silence “I didn’t feel like I needed to stand in front of everyone and explain myself,” Frazier said of avoiding reporters on Sunday, when he struggled defensively. His decision clashed with team standards....
2019-06-05 05:00

CBOE Will Observe Two Minutes of Silence on Veterans Day CHICAGO, November 10, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced it will observe two minutes of silence, from 8:25 a.m. to 8:27 a.m. (Chicago time), in honor of Veterans Day on Thursday, November 11, 2010. Options on CBOE's 30-Y...
2019-05-23 21:34

The pioneering podcast that's breaking the silence on women's health From IVF to miscarriage, the podcast She Says She's Fine wants women to share their intimate secrets and get informed about sexual and reproductive health...
2019-06-22 16:34

Manny Pacquiao will silence his doubters but not Keith Thurman Manny Pacquiao has made a point in recent weeks to tell us his major motivation in his fight with Keith Thurman on Saturday night in Las Vegas is to prove he’s still an elite boxer after turning 40 last December. “People are doubting my capability at...
2019-07-20 09:00

Canada: Time for China to “break the silence” on Tiananmen TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s foreign minister says it’s time for Beijing to “break the silence” on the Tiananmen Square massacre. Chrystia Freeland said in a statement Tuesday that China should openly account for the Chinese citize...
2019-06-05 08:34

Ryan Adams breaks silence after abuse allegations: ‘I have a lot to say’ "I’ve lost friends who have passed away in this time of self reflection and silence. I can’t be like that. There’s been too much that mattered," Ryan Adams wrote....
2019-07-22 22:17

U.N. rapporteur on Jamal Khashoggi death: 'Silence is not an option' A United Nations special rapporteur says the United States and allies must do more to hold Saudi Arabia accountable for the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
2019-07-10 14:00

Chris Cuomo breaks silence after ‘Fredo’ meltdown Just when he thought he was out, they pulled him back in. Cable news host Chris Cuomo apologized Tuesday for his viral, profanity-laced rant against a man who called him “Fredo,” saying that agitators are constantly “baiting” ...
2019-08-13 19:51

Silence may be best alternative to ESPN’s empty baseball talk In THE 1932 Marx Brothers movie, “Horse Feathers,” Groucho, as Professor Quincy Adams Wagstaff, the new president of Huxley College, during a chaotic scene turns and speaks to the audience: “I’ve got to stay here, but there’s no reason why you folks ...
2019-07-05 15:34

Sound of silence: will shipyard that built Titanic vanish into history? As the hammering and clanging stops at Harland and Wolff, workers hold out hope for a buyerThe yellow cranes were nicknamed Samson and Goliath, soaring steel giants that defined Belfast’s skyline and symbolised Northern Ireland’s industrial might.Hul...
2019-08-09 18:00

CBOE to Observe Minute of Silence for Tucson Victims at 10 A.M. Today CHICAGO, January 10, 2011 - Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today will observe one minute of silence at 10:00 a.m. Central Time today to remember victims of Saturday's shooting in Tucson. Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the largest U.S. ...
2019-05-23 21:34

Clint Frazier’s silence following defensive woes speaks volumes Clint Frazier has always had something to say, whether it was showing confidence he would win an outfield job or showing off his custom design cleats. But last night, Frazier was absolutely speechless following a dreadful showing in the outfield. Fra...
2019-06-03 18:51

Cameron Boyce's Mom Breaks Her Silence on His Death in Heartwarming Tribute Libby Boyce is opening up and speaking about her late son, Cameron Boyce. She shared a heartwarming post on Instagram, which comes nearly two weeks after the Disney Channel star passed......
2019-07-21 02:34

Critic of China’s Detention Camps Is Free, but Silence May Be the Price The terms of his plea deal could force Serikzhan Bilash, a Kazakh who campaigned for Muslims being held in Chinese indoctrination camps, to stop his work....
2019-08-17 21:00

'We Are Where We Belong': Rep. Ilhan Omar Refuses to Allow Trump and His Supporters to Silence Her One day after the Trump rally in Greenville, N.C., where he allowed his supporters to shout “send her back” in reference to Rep. Ilhan Omar, the Minnesota congresswoman shares why defending Trump and his hateful rhetoric is wrong, as well as why diss...
2019-07-19 02:17

Goldman Sachs offering to pay for Marcus bank’s customers’ silence Goldman Sachs really, really, really doesn’t want you to sue the company. The Wall Street investment bank quietly offered this week to pay all the fees for customers who bring legal claims against its new consumer bank — including double the lawyer’s...
2019-06-13 06:00

| WATCH: Silence and security in Beijing on Tiananmen 30th anniversary China marked 30 years since the deadly Tiananmen crackdown on Tuesday with a wall of silence and extra security after arresting activists and tightening internet censorship ahead of the politically sensitive anniversary.WATCH NOW....
2019-06-04 14:00

Elevator chit chat off limits, with most of us riding in silence: study If you think riding in an elevator with random people can be awkward, you’re not alone. A new study has found that 66% of people don’t want to talk while in one. A quarter of them said they don’t talk because they just don’t like speaking...
2019-08-02 05:17

Robert Mueller breaks silence to insist he did not exonerate Trump Mueller’s statement seen by many as signal to Congress to actSpecial counsel ‘not confident’ Trump did not commit a crimeRobert Mueller, the special counsel, on Wednesday reignited demands for Donald Trump’s impeachment by breaking his two-year silen...
2019-05-30 02:17

Silence at Hard Rock Hotel site as construction stalls An eerie silence has fallen over the Hard Rock Hotel site at 159 W. 48th St., which Extell is developing for Hard Rock International. Work has oddly paused since plans for the 37-story project were approved by the Department of Buildings in February....
2019-06-18 10:17

Parents of Dayton shooter break silence, offer ‘heartfelt prayers’ The parents of Dayton gunman Connor Betts broke their silence in a statement Tuesday night, sending prayers to the victims and their families, but offering no clues into a possible motive for their son’s mass shooting that left nine dead. “The Betts ...
2019-08-07 06:34

UK parliament's 'Big Ben' bell marks 160 years with silence as restoration work continues Britain's parliament marks 160 years on Thursday since its "Big Ben" bell first chimed, but the familiar bongs will not ring out to celebrate the occasion as the famous clock-tower is half way......
2019-07-11 02:00

GOP rep calls on FBI chief to add Antifa to list of extremist ideologies, says it tries to silence Americans A Republican congressman on Thursday wrote to the FBI requesting it add Antifa to a list of extremist ideologies under a new category of “Anti-1st Amendment Extremists” -- adding to a growing number of Republicans demanding action against the violent...
2019-08-01 22:34

"To Humiliate, Silence": Lawyer Indira Jaising's Group Slams CBI Raids Raids by the Central Bureau of Investigation against senior lawyers Indira Jaising and her husband Anand Grover were "illegal, malicious and a blatant abuse of law", their NGO said on Friday, accusing......
2019-07-13 00:34

Lady Gaga Breaks Her Silence on Split From Ex-Fiancé Christian Carino When it comes to matters of the heart, times have changed for Lady Gaga. While performing her "Jazz & Piano" show as part of her residency in Las Vegas on Sunday night,......
2019-06-04 01:17

Kellyanne Conway says critics employ Hatch Act to 'silence' her support for Trump Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway responded to critics Monday after formally defying a Hatch Act-related subpoena from the House Oversight Committee....
2019-07-16 07:01

Silence is Golden: Ancient Monks Couldn’t Even Find Peace and Quiet In our contemporary world, noise pollution has reached dangerous levels. But even in what many reminisce as “quieter times” in the “more peaceful” past people were still searching out silence and space to reflect.  ...
2019-06-17 03:00

St Louis Blues silence Boston Bruins in Game 7 to win first Stanley Cup title Blues win 5-1 in Game 7 for first title in team’s 52-year historySt Louis center Ryan O’Reilly awarded Conn Smythe trophyGame 7: St Louis Blues 4-1 Boston Bruins – as it happenedRyan O’Reilly scored for the fourth straight game and rookie Jordan Binn...
2019-06-13 06:51

The last major opponent of China's Muslim oppression has retreated into silence. Here's why that's a big deal. Roman Pilipey/Pool via Reuters Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan recently said that Uighurs — the Muslim ethnic minority under oppression by the Chinese government — actually lead happy lives in China, Chinese state-media reported. ...
2019-07-07 17:34

Apple's iOS 13 'Silence Unknown Callers' Feature Is Sounding Pretty Sweet Many of us are familiar with the uniquely infuriating hell that is robocalls, and folks, I hate to say it, but the problem isn’t getting any better. A recently announced iPhone feature arriving with iOS 13, however, might help quiet some of those unk...
2019-06-08 08:34

Riders observe minute's silence for Felice Gimondi at Arctic Race "Italian Felice Gimondi, one of only seven riders to have won all three Grand Tours, has died at the age of 76 after suffering a heart attack while swimming in Sicily on Friday."...
2019-08-17 19:00

RNC, ripping 'deafening silence' over desecrations, sends 73 American flags to top Dems The Republican National Committee is sending a not-so-subtle message to dozens of Democratic officials -- including presidential candidates and congressional leaders -- in a stated attempt to remind them of how blessed they are to live in the United ...
2019-07-17 22:34

St Louis Blues silence Boston Bruins to move to brink of first Stanley Cup Jordan Binnington makes 38 saves as Blues take 3-2 series leadSt Louis move within one win of franchise’s first Stanley CupJordan Binnington stopped 38 shots, and Ryan O’Reilly and David Perron scored for St Louis on Thursday night to give the Blues ...
2019-06-07 10:00

Ajit Pai's Silence on Phone Tracking Abuse Is Further Eroding Faith in His Competence The Federal Communication Commission’s investigation into the unauthorized sale of Americans’ location data is now in its second year and still, no one outside of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s office knows a thing about it. On Capitol Hill, faith in his ab...
2019-06-28 01:00

"Election Body Silence On EVM Tampering Claims Worrying": Mehbooba Mufti PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday said the silence of the Election Commission (EC) was worrying even after "evidence" had come to the fore that the electronic voting machines (EVMs) used in the......
2019-05-21 16:17

Radio silence: how the disappearance of rural stations takes America's soul with them At a time when local newspapers are vanishing, the loss of a radio station leaves a community with another cultural and informational deficitWhen I arrive at the radio station, Mark Lucke is standing in the doorway, looking out at the spitting, winte...
2019-06-06 08:34

Clint Frazier’s silence is loudest alarm in growing Yankees problem Now Clint Frazier, normally chattier than a candy-stuffed kindergartner, has nothing to say? In that case, now the Yankees have a situation on their hands. One that will require an apology, at least, and a trade, at most. (I wouldn’t trade Frazier ju...
2019-06-03 07:51

90 Day Fiancé's Fernanda Flores Breaks Her Silence on Jonathan Rivera Split Fernanda Flores is ready to share "my truth" about her dramatic breakup from Jonathan Rivera. More than six months after the 90 Day Fiancé stars officially called it quits,......
2019-06-21 22:17

Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis Silence Divorce Rumors With a Very Comedic Take Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis have been friends since they starred on That ’70s Show, been married since 2015, have two children, and have no qualms about public displays of affection. None of that manages to insulate them from rumors of an unh...
2019-06-21 06:00

A campaign to silence this Lebanese band has galvanized the country's extreme Christian right A rock concert has been canceled after Lebanese Christian groups mounted a virulent campaign against local music group, Mashrou' Leila. Now rights activists believe they must stand up for the band to defend human rights....
2019-08-04 08:17

Apple introduces privacy-focused ‘Sign in with Apple’ button for sites and apps Apple addressed privacy problems by calling out trackers around the world at its WWDC developer conference. To address that, the company introduced a new sign in method: Sign in with Apple. Just like ‘login with Google’ and ‘login with Facebook,’ you...
2019-06-03 21:34

Kevin Durant breaks silence on Warriors' handling of calf injury Despite a great deal of finger-pointing, Kevin Durant defended his former team. Asked if he blamed the Warriors, Durant responded: "Hell no"       ...
2019-08-08 06:00

How a Vow of Silence Turned Lizzo Into a Body-Positive Queen With an Unstoppable Singing Career Lizzo has been waiting a long time for this moment. Just days before the singer is due to return to the Coachella stage for an encore performance at weekend two of the music festival to......
2019-06-14 15:34

Liam Hemsworth Breaks His Silence With Heartbreaking Comment After Split From Miley Cyrus This is a wrecking ball to the heart. While out in Byron Bay, Australia Monday morning, Liam Hemsworth--with his older brother Chris Hemsworth--was approached by The Daily Mail Australia......
2019-08-12 15:51

Brandi Cyrus Breaks Silence on Sister Miley's Split From Liam Hemsworth: "I'm Here for Her, Obviously" There's no bond quite like sisterhood. Just ask Brandi and Miley Cyrus. Over the weekend, while the duo were vacationing in Italy, news broke that Miley had split from her longtime......
2019-08-14 17:51

'Accidents happen,' says Kremlin as it breaks silence on suspected nuclear missile explosion The Kremlin broke its silence Tuesday on the apparent explosion of a nuclear-powered cruise missile during a test, saying that accidents "happen" but that Russia remained "far ahead" in the development of advanced weaponry....
2019-08-13 18:17

Ryan Adams breaks silence after sexual misconduct allegations, suggests musical comeback Ryan Adams spoke out for the first time in months following a flurry of sexual misconduct and emotional abuse allegations he faced in a bombshell New York Times report in February, hinting that he was gunning for a comeback....
2019-07-21 20:51

Todd Chrisley's Estranged Daughter Lindsie Breaks Silence on Family's Legal Drama The Chrisley family isn't as united as one may think. Just one day after Todd Chrisley and Julie Chrisley were indicted for tax evasion and other financial crimes (accusations they......
2019-08-15 02:17

Louis Tomlinson Breaks Silence Over Sexually Explicit Harry Styles Scene on HBO's Euphoria Louis Tomlinson is speaking out. The former One Direction member took to Twitter on Monday morning to share his thoughts on HBO's buzzed about show, Euphoria. During the series'......
2019-07-02 03:51

JoJo Siwa breaks her silence on recall of Claire's makeup over asbestos concerns The Nickelodeon star giggles through part of a video, but says that safety is a priority for her and the kids channel.        ...
2019-06-18 12:00

Nikki Haley slams 'disgusting' silence from Dems after Mexican flag raised at ICE facility Former United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley condemned prominent Democrats for staying mum, after protesters demonstrating outside a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility last week pulled down the star-spangled banner and flew the f...
2019-07-15 06:00

Hong Kong protests: China military breaks silence to warn unrest should not be tolerated Chinese military garrison chief in Hong Kong says army is determined to protect China’s sovereignty, stoking fears of interventionThe head of the Chinese army in Hong Kong has spoken on the protests for the first time, saying the unrest has “seriousl...
2019-08-01 11:01

Key Democrats join calls for Donald Trump to be impeached after Robert Mueller breaks silence Three prominent Democrats have joined calls for Donald Trump to be impeached after Robert Mueller broke his two-year silence on his probe into allegations of Russian meddling in the US presidential election....
2019-05-30 10:34

Jose Antonio Reyes dead: Minute's silence to be held before Champions League Final A minute's silence will be held before tonight's Champions League Final between Tottenham and Liverpool in memory of Jose Antonio Reyes, Uefa have confirmed....
2019-06-01 21:00

Shahs of Sunset Star Mercedes ''MJ'' Javid Breaks Silence on Reza Farahan's Restraining Order The drama continues... Mercedes "MJ" Javid is breaking her silence on the ongoing feud between her and fellow castmate (and "former friend"), Reza Farahan. Some......
2019-05-23 02:34

Transport secretary Chris Grayling accused of trying to 'silence' truckers who warned about risks of a no-deal Brexit Getty Transport secretary Chris Grayling accused of trying to "silence" UK truckers who raised concerns about a no-deal Brexit. The Road Haulage Association, a trade body for freight firms, said Grayling threatened to freeze the group out of meeting...
2019-07-08 17:34

Trump China currency manipulator designation met with congressional silence, including from Democrats who'd long sought it President Trump's designation of China as a currency manipulator has drawn virtually no reaction from members of Congress, even though a number of lawmakers have pressed for years such a move....
2019-08-08 11:00

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2019-06-19 00:34

Kylie Jenner Breaks Her Silence on Tristan Thompson, Jordyn Woods Cheating Scandal in Explosive KUWTK Promo We're finally getting an intimate and personal look at the emotional aftermath of the Tristan Thompson and Jordyn Woods cheating scandal. A just-released mid-season trailer for......
2019-05-24 06:17

U.S. Figure Skating rocked: Suit against Richard Callaghan alleges sexual abuse, and accusation emerges of attempt to silence skater Suit against Olympic skating coach Richard Callaghan and an accusation of attempt to silence an alleged sexual abuse victim rock U.S. Figure Skating.       ...
2019-08-10 03:00

Meghan King Edmonds Breaks Silence on Husband Jim Edmonds' Cheating Scandal Meghan King Edmonds says she feels sad, abandoned, and lonely and no longer trusts her husband Jim Edmonds after he admitted to exchanging explicit texts with another woman. The website......
2019-06-14 22:51

Cameron Boyce co-star Dove Cameron breaks silence on his death: ‘My system is still in shock’ "Cameron talked me down from countless ledges, talked me through eating disorders, helped me out of a dark relationship, Dove Cameron said of her late co-star....
2019-07-10 22:01

Ryan Adams breaks silence months after sexual misconduct allegations: 'I have a lot to say' Ryan Adams is breaking his silence months after sexual misconduct allegations, writing a lengthy caption on Instagram Friday.        ...
2019-07-20 21:17

Murder detectives investigating disappearance of young father-to-be announce £20,000 reward to 'break the wall of silence' Murder squad detectives investigating the disappearance of a young father-to-be today announced a £20,000 reward in an attempt to break a "wall of silence"....
2019-06-12 13:00

A$AP Rocky breaks silence after guilty verdict in Sweden assault case: I'm 'disappointed' A Swedish court ruled Wednesday that American rapper A$AP Rocky is guilty of assault for his role in a June 30 street brawl in Stockholm.        ...
2019-08-15 02:51

'Silence of the Lambs' author Thomas Harris returns with new serial killer in 'Cari Mora' The creator of Hannibal Lecter has written a fiendish new serial killer who preys on women and harvests their organs in twisted thriller "Cari Mora."        ...
2019-05-21 14:51

Halle Bailey breaks her silence on 'Little Mermaid' casting backlash: 'I don't pay attention to the negativity' Halle Bailey is staying positive after facing some racist comments over her casting as Ariel in Disney's upcoming remake of "The Little Mermaid."        ...
2019-08-08 05:34

'The View' hosts slam Republican leadership 'silence' in Trump's Baltimore comments The co-hosts of "The View" called out Republican leaders for not speaking out against President Donald Trump's controversial comments about Baltimore.        ...
2019-07-31 19:17

CBOE Will Observe Two Minutes of Silence on Veteran's Day; Interest Rate Products Will Not Trade on Veteran's Day; Regular Trading Hours for All Other CBOE, CBSX and CFE Products Chicago, November 6, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced it will observe two minutes of silence, from 8:15 a.m. to 8:17 a.m. (Chicago time), in honor of Veteran's Day on Wednesday, November 11, 2009.Options on its 30-Year...
2019-05-24 01:51

Perfect stage for England to prove they are world-beaters in Cricket World Cup final England have generally been hopeless at World Cups and the last time they were at Lord's 16 days ago, this campaign — which they planned so meticulously that they held the favourites tag — looked to be veering off-piste just like the rest....
2019-07-12 18:51

World Cup inspires woman's losing lottery ticket world record attempt A North Carolina woman said her quest to set a Guinness World Record for collecting losing lottery tickets was inspired by the United States Women's National Team's World Cup success....
2019-07-10 00:00

President Trump Visited Japan’s Biggest Warship Since World World II. Here’s What to Know About the JS Kaga For the last day of President Donald Trump’s highly stage-managed state visit to Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took him to tour the Japanese warship JS Kaga. The Kaga, along with sister ship the Izumo, is the biggest warship that Japan̵...
2019-05-29 02:34

World Cup parade: USWNT celebrates 2019 Women's World Cup championship USWNT won its fourth World Cup title July 7 — and Wednesday it celebrated in style with a ticker tape parade in New York.       ...
2019-07-10 23:51

Florida woman visits every country in the world, breaks 4 world records She really wanted to get out of Florida. After graduating from Vanderbilt University in 2017, Pensacola native Taylor Demonbreun decided to do some traveling — on an epic scale. Over the course of 18 months, the now 24-year-old visited every country ...
2019-06-20 23:51

As plastics foul the world’s oceans, world leaders struggle over how to respond Leaders of the Group of 20 vowed in June to battle ocean plastic pollution — but they failed to make any commitment to turn off the tap of rising plastic production. It was a victory for the plastics industry and the Trump administration....
2019-07-19 08:00

How to Watch India vs England World Cup Match Live Online Around the World India vs England live stream telecast is on Hotstar in India, with other apps offering live score updates for the England vs India game in other regions....
2019-06-30 13:51

World's largest hot dog weighs 75 pounds and set a Guinness World Record. A piece costs $10 The New York eatery Feltman's is widely credited with creating the hot dog. It just earned a Guinness World Record for making the world's biggest one.        ...
2019-06-28 01:17

World Cup: Marta passes Germany's Miroslav Klose for all-time World Cup scoring record With her 17th goal, Brazil's Marta passes Germany's Miroslav Klose for the all-time World Cup scoring record.       ...
2019-06-19 01:51

Women's World Cup: Marta equals World Cup scoring record despite shock Brazil defeat Brazil star Marta enjoyed a record-breaking evening at the Women's World Cup but could not prevent her country from a shock 3-2 defeat at the hands of Australia....
2019-06-14 05:34

FIFA Women's World Cup: Brazil's Marta overtakes Miroslav Klose as leading World Cup scorer She's a six-time world player of the year and has now scored 17 World Cup goals, but Marta has never won women's football's biggest prize. Judging by the competition in Group C, that could be a tall order this year too....
2019-06-19 17:17

How to Watch ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Live Online Around the World Live stream and score from England vs South Africa match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, West Indies, England, the US......
2019-05-30 17:34

5 world-changing ideas: our top picks for World Creativity and Innovation Day A low-cost, tiny home that provides everything you need. A boat made of recycled plastic and flip-flops. Vaccine-delivery drones… As the planet marks World Creativity and Innovation Day on Sunday, we’ve selected our favorite ideas to light up the way...
2019-05-21 14:51

US women honor '99 world cup champions, and America, with World Cup jerseys When the U.S. women’s national soccer team take the field in France next month for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, they will have America’s support on their backs – quite literally....
2019-05-29 17:34

Wildlife World Zoo welcomes purr-fect jaguar cub to the world PHOENIX (KPNX) – Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park said its jaguar, Sara, is back in the spotlight. That’s because she now has a little cub. According to the zoo, she gave birth to the healthy cub earlier this month. Sara, th...
2019-05-25 03:01

Women's World Cup: Impressive TV viewer numbers in Germany and around the world Germany's national team received notable ratings for their first two Women's World Cup games, continuing a worldwide trend of decent viewer numbers. Ticket sales have reportedly been less encouraging....
2019-06-14 22:17

Sports world celebrates USWNT's dominant World Cup win Somehow, the USWNT exceeded ridiculous expectations with its 2-0 win over the Netherlands in the World Cup final and the sports world loved it.       ...
2019-07-07 21:00

Trump reads FDR's D-Day prayer as Queen Elizabeth II, world leaders remember World War II Normandy landing President Donald Trump joined Queen Elizabeth II and world leaders in paying respect to Allied service members who took part in the D-Day landings.        ...
2019-06-05 19:17

The number one competitive eater in the world, Joey Chestnut, came to Austin, Texas Friday to compete in the World Hostess Donettes-eating Championship When it comes to competitive-eating, Joey Chestnut appears to favor “dogs” over donuts. However, that was not the case at the second annual “world Hostess Donettes-Eating Championship.” Geoffrey Esper of Massachusetts came in ...
2019-06-08 10:51

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson defends 'world class' MS Dhoni over India World Cup exit New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has defended India wicketkeeper MS Dhoni, after the veteran was criticised for slow scoring as his side crashed out of the Cricket World Cup....
2019-07-10 23:51

When is the Fortnite World Cup Final dates? How to Watch Fortnite World Cup Finals? The Fortnite World Cup is nearly here. Thankfully we've got all the important details you need to know, including when it starts and how to watch it....
2019-07-13 12:51

The UN wants to get everyone in the world connected UNITED NATIONS — An independent UN panel called Monday for much greater cooperation to bring digital technology to roughly half the world’s people and a senior Google executive said mobile phones with internet access are being created to sell for abo...
2019-06-11 22:17

The 20 best smartphones in the world Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider What's the best smartphone? This list focuses primarily on high-end flagship devices, but the best flagship smartphones don't have to be the most expensive. Value plays a huge role in this list, and there's a cou...
2019-05-26 01:17

What would the world have been like without the Beatles? Danny Boyle and Richard Curtis’s film, Yesterday, imagines what might have happened if the Fab Four had never existed. Guardian writers and Beatles experts offer their own alternative historiesTowards the end of Jon Savage’s masterful book 1966: The ...
2019-06-19 13:51

How Lil Nas X Is Changing the World of Hip-Hop It's been a big year for Lil Nas X. According to GQ Hype, the 20-year-old rapper spent last summer finishing up school and struggling to hold down jobs at theme parks and restaurant......
2019-08-05 16:34

Barcoding the world In our daily lives we hardly give the barcode a second thought. We only really come across it when we’re shopping and even then, it’s merely a ‘bunch of lines and spaces’ that helps us process the transaction and buy an it...
2019-06-11 13:51

Did Big Tech Get Too Big? More of the World Is Asking The rise of global technology superstars like Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google created new challenges for the competition watchdogs who enforce antitrust laws around the world. The companies dominate markets in e-books and smartphones, search adver...
2019-06-07 21:51

The World's Fastest Tuk Tuk Hit 74 MPH In many parts of the world, tuk tuks are a crucial method of transportation. They are compact, cost-friendly and can give passengers an open-air experience that a traditional car cannot. And sometimes they’re used to set a Guinness World Record....
2019-05-29 03:51

The World’s Fastest (Old) Man Age has slowed Charles Allie, but only slightly. At 71, he wants the world record in 100 meters to go along with his age group records in the 200 and 400....
2019-07-11 01:51

This is the world's cheapest 1TB SSD for the next 10 hours Until 2359 tonight, eBay UK is doing 15% off electronics which will bring the price of the SU650 to an all time low of £72.24 (including VAT).  You have to use the code PLUGIN15 at checkout. We received unconfirmed reports that this non UK ...
2019-05-24 13:34

It's the World Slime Convention! Let's Goo! Welcome to the World Slime Convention, where fans and purveyors of the internet's gloppiest trend gather to network and talk shop—many with their parents in tow....
2019-05-21 15:00

This is 'the most functional city in the world' When you hear of urban transformations, you tend to think of high-rise mega-cities like Shanghai, Dubai or Hong Kong. Or if it's technological advances, San Francisco and Silicon Valley might come to mind....
2019-05-23 14:17

The World Has an E-Waste Problem As a tech-hungry nation flush with cash gets ready to upgrade to the next generation of lightning-fast 5G devices, there is a surprising environmental cost to be reckoned with: a fresh mountain of obsolete gadgets. About 6 million lb. of discarded el...
2019-05-23 13:51

The world isn't serious enough about combating emissions Innovation has helped humankind tackle some of its biggest challenges. Compasses made sea voyages safer, electric lightbulbs pushed back the limits of darkness, and vaccinations and antibiotics saved lives....
2019-06-28 13:17

World's most beautiful castles From the fairytale towers of Bavaria's Neuschwanstein to the golden battlements of Jaipur's Amber Fortress in India, these are some of the most beautiful castles around the world....
2019-08-07 11:00

Which is the world's most vertical city? You might think of Hong Kong, given its famous skyscraper skyline, but by different measures of verticality other cities come out on topLooking out from sky100, Hong Kong’s highest observation deck on the 100th floor of the city’s tallest building, t...
2019-07-16 18:00

These are the 25 poorest countries in the world 24/7 Wall St. identified the poorest countries in the world based on gross national income per capita in 192 countries.       ...
2019-07-07 19:17

France goes 3-0 at World Cup with 1-0 win over Nigeria France completed World Cup group play with a 3-0 record for the first time, beating Nigeria 1-0 Monday night at Rennes when Wendie Renard converted a penalty kick in the 79th minute after missing her first attempt but getting a second chance....
2019-06-19 07:00

How many more will die in US heatwaves as world warms? Enlarge (credit: Garrett Ziegler / Flickr) One of the more obvious risks of climate change is an increased frequency of extreme heatwaves. Particularly in cities, heatwaves can be more than sticky and unpleasant—they can be deadly. The emissions c...
2019-06-07 01:51

85% of the world’s Bitcoin has been mined Sound the alarm, bang the gong, yodel down an Austrian valley; as of yesterday over 85-percent of the total Bitcoin supply has been mined. But seriously, there’s no need to worry. According to various Bitcoin blockchain explorers and market informati...
2019-08-01 13:00

These are the 25 richest countries in the world 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the gross national income (GNI) per capita of nearly 200 nations to identify the 25 richest countries.       ...
2019-07-07 19:17

How bitcoin could change the art world British artist David Hockney smashed records last year when his "Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)" sold at auction in New York for $90 million....
2019-05-21 17:17

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....
2019-08-06 13:34

How to bet the 2019 women’s World Cup An already busy summer sports betting schedule will soon be joined by the 2019 women’s World Cup. Host France and the United States are virtual co-favorites entering the event, which begins Friday in Paris. A few notes of importance: The tournament e...
2019-06-04 21:34

Where in the World Is Ghislaine Maxwell? Even though Jeffrey Epstein, who was widely accused of sexual abuse, was found dead in his jail cell Saturday after an apparent suicide, there are still many people who are alive and could be prosecuted for working with him. One of those people is Ep...
2019-08-14 05:51

20 of the best food tours around the world Feast your eyes on these foodie walking tours, which reveal the flavours – and culture – of cities from Lisbon to Lima, Havana to Hanoi Continue reading......
2019-06-28 06:34

The world's most unusual landscapes Check out 24 of the world's must unusual landscapes -- from the hellish Darvaza Gas Crater in Turkmenistan to the "snow monsters" of Mount Zao, Japan....
2019-06-05 07:17

Around the world with Rick Perry Energy Secretary Rick Perry is set to ramp up his shuttle diplomacy this summer, as he and his deputies fan out to advance U.S. interests from the heart of Europe to the shores of Japan....
2019-06-07 07:17

50 natural wonders around the world you have to see to believe From UNESCO World Heritage Sites and nominees for New 7 Wonders of Nature, here are 50 natural wonders you have to see to believe.       ...
2019-07-01 14:17

USWNT's World Cup in numbers From Megan Rapinoe's iconic celebration to Alex Morgan sipping tea after scoring against England in the semifinals, the US Women's National Soccer Team at the World Cup has caused quite the stir....
2019-07-06 18:17

50 tallest buildings in the world 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat to determine the 50 tallest buildings in the world.       ...
2019-06-21 05:51

U.S. Wins Women's World Cup The U.S. defeated the Netherlands, 2-0, to win their fourth Women’s World Cup title in 28 years. The victory came after rounds where the defending champions faced teams that were designed to take the Americans down....
2019-07-07 23:17

The Grotesque World of Gargoyles Gargoyles are an architectural feature that have existed for thousands of years. Initially designed to filter rainwater away from the edge of a building, they also have an arcane purpose – to ward off evil spirits. ...
2019-07-07 18:00

So, what should we do with the Kyle Kashuvs of this world? It was hardly unfair for Harvard to reject a teen activist with a history of racist slurs. But we still haven’t grappled with what redemption should look like....
2019-06-20 03:00

Celebrating Pride around the world We may never know who threw the first brick outside the Stonewall Inn on Christopher Street in Manhattan's Greenwich Village in the wee hours of June 28, 1969....
2019-05-21 22:00

|World’sbiggestminerseescoal'seraendinginshifttothebatteryage BHP Group, the world’s biggest miner, sees the outlook for thermal coal as challenged and won’t add production as it prioritises growth in commodities tied to the shift to renewable energy and electric transport....
2019-05-22 15:00

The Best One Piece Cosplayers In The World Twenty finalists have been announced in the One Piece Cosplay King Grand Prix. You will be hard-pressed to find better One Piece cosplayers! They don’t get much better than this....
2019-07-08 18:51

Air Conditioning Is the World’s Next Big Threat With temperatures in Europe and everywhere else soaring, demand for air con is booming. The extra power demand may cause a vicious circle on warming. ...
2019-06-28 20:34

Can You Name the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World? The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World are seven awe-inspiring monuments of classical antiquity that reflect the skill and ingenuity of their creators. The list, comprised by ancient Greek historians, covers only the monuments of the Mediterranean an...
2019-07-02 23:00

Too Much Of The World Cup Is Just Soccer Failing To Get Out Of Its Own Way Ideally, this would be a story about the best saves of the group stage from the group stage of the 2019 World Cup. The field for this eighth run of the women’s tournament is deeper and more talented than ever, and there have already been a number of ...
2019-06-21 05:00

Learning What Vets Could Not Tell: What They Did in World War II Seventy-five years after D-Day, families of veterans who never spoke about the war are turning to professional researchers to piece their stories together from military records....
2019-06-06 01:51

The world's best vineyard revealed The first-ever World's Best Vineyard Awards has named 2019's leading wine destinations. Vineyards from France, Germany and Spain were among the best, but the top prize went to a New World producer....
2019-07-09 13:51

From the archive: is British TV the best in the world? From apartheid South Africa to Australia, the US and Japan, Peter Batty finds little to match public service television at home in 1975The cover line for the Observer Magazine of 8 June 1975, ‘Is British TV the best in the world?’, is an argument by ...
2019-06-02 08:34

The world's most beautiful places The world's a spectacular place, full of hidden and overt beauty in every corner. But beauty's also subjective. It'd be impossible to get a unanimous decision on the most beautiful places around the world, but we believe this list is a good start to ...
2019-06-08 01:17

The world isn’t ready for deepfakes. Here’s what we need to do. How well do you think you could discern between a genuine video of a politician or celebrity, and one that was generated to mimic their likeness, down to their body language quirks and accent? Thanks to illusory superiority, you probably think you...
2019-06-28 21:51

Why everyone is talking about World Cup goalkeepers Talking to the BBC at half-time, England coach Phil Neville said that his team was facing the best goalkeeper at the Women's World Cup. The evidence over 90 minutes to back up the Englishman's claim was certainly compelling....
2019-06-20 14:17

World Cup: How US can avenge its last disaster to win it all The U.S. rolled through the last Women’s World Cup as one of the greatest teams of all time. But they crashed out of their last major tourney — the 2016 Olympics — with the worst showing in their history. That’s the backdrop as they head into this Wo...
2019-06-09 01:34

Ricciardo: 'I could have had a world title by 30' Ahead of the British Grand Prix this weekend, Daniel Ricciardo has reiterated his happiness at Renualt and rebuffed any links connecting him with a move to Ferrari....
2019-07-12 15:17

'Four more years': Morgan in for '23 World Cup Alex Morgan won't be on the field when the United States women's national team plays Ireland on Saturday in its first game since winning the World Cup. But the American co-captain plans to be there in 2023, chasing an unprecedented third title....
2019-08-03 14:51

Poll: 59% predict World War III As the nations that made up the Allied forces ready for Thursday’s 75th anniversary of D-Day, a sizable majority of Americans believe another world war is likely to take place in the next 40 years....
2019-06-05 22:51

What children around the world eat – in pictures Photographer Gregg Segal travelled the world to document children and the food they eat in a week. Partly inspired by the increasing problems of childhood obesity, he tracked traditional regional diets as yet unaffected by globalisation, and ironical...
2019-07-02 11:51

The 50 most dangerous cities in the world 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the world's 50 most dangerous cities – the ones with the highest murder rates – as reported by a Mexico-based advocacy group.       ...
2019-07-24 18:34

Women’s World Cup: This may not be time to take the US yet While the debate raged whether the United States Women’s National Team running up the goals in a 13-0 World Cup win over Thailand was a sign of respect or disrespect, oddsmakers were forced to adjust in advance of Sunday’s meeting with Chile (Fox, no...
2019-06-16 15:00

28 most polluted cities in the world To identify the world’s most polluted cities, 24/7 Tempo reviewed the average annual concentration of particulate matter in nearly 1,300 cities.        ...
2019-06-06 20:34

The secret world of ambassadors: what do they actually do? The resignation of Sir Kim Darroch, the British ambassador to the US, has shone a light on the secretive world of diplomats. But, Ferrero Rocher receptions aside, what does an ambassador actually do? Kate Wills finds out...
2019-07-25 10:17

Women's World Cup 2019: What to look out for on day seven Brazil aim to maintain their winning start to the Fifa Women's World Cup against Australia in Group C, while day seven also sees South Africa face China....
2019-06-13 22:51

Women's World Cup: Top 10 goals so far The 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup has been loaded with spectacular scores, but UPI broke down the best of the best with the top finishes from the first two rounds of the group stage in France....
2019-06-19 01:51

Welcome to the world's wildest intersection At peak times, thousands of pedestrians scramble across what's believed to be the world's busiest intersection -- Tokyo's Shibuya Crossing. Here's how to experience this fascinating area, considered by many to be the heartbeat of Tokyo....
2019-07-01 12:51

The world's craziest roads Ready for a road trip you'll never forget? Set your sights on one of these adventurous stretches of highway that provide access to some of the most arresting scenery on the planet....
2019-06-19 23:34

Is this the world's most beautiful metro? When the Moscow Metro was first announced in the 1930s, the city's residents were immediately fascinated by how it might look. Station designs were reportedly displayed in shop windows along bustling Tverskaya Street, fueling Muscovites' curiosity to...
2019-07-08 07:51

Swipe right and travel around the world Most people can only dream of traveling the world with someone they love, but dating app Bumble will let one lucky employee take this bucket list item to the next level....
2019-06-07 19:00

23 of the world's best hiking trails From a multiday trek tracing the routes of a Japanese poet, to a classic clamber in the Argentinian Lake District, here are 23 of the best hiking trails in the world....
2019-07-10 14:17

The curious fate of the eighth wonder of the world People travelled from far and wide to see New Zealand’s spectacular pink and white terraces. Then they were destroyed in a volcanic eruption – or were they?...
2019-05-21 16:00

The World Deserves Another Renault Clio V6 What’s funny about the Renault Clio V6, even this later version with a higher-spec engine, is that it only makes 255 horsepower and 221 lb-ft of torque (as noted by EVO at the time, from a 3.0-liter mounted where the back seats ought to be....
2019-08-03 03:34

11 unmissable wonders of the natural world Seven wonders of the world? Too few! We dial it up to 11 with this selection of nature’s greatest hits – unique environments all too often in trouble...
2019-05-21 16:00

Soto leads US over Nigeria 2-0 at Under-20 World Cup Sebastian Soto scored a pair of goals, and the United States beat Nigeria 2-0 Monday in the Under-20 World Cup at Bielsko Biala, Poland, to rebound from an opening loss to Ukraine. Soto headed in Alex Mendez’s corner kick from 5...
2019-05-28 05:34

20 of the world's best waterfalls: readers’ tips Awe-inspiring torrents from Japan to the Isle of Man are the focus of adventurous trips for Guardian readers, who love to go with the flowThe aptly named Cola de Caballo (horsetail) cascade is the most spectacular of the many along the Arazas River i...
2019-08-01 14:00

Genius behind world's creepiest monsters Chances are, H.R. Giger has given you a nightmare. The Swiss-born painter was responsible for creating one of the most iconic monsters in the history of the human imagination: the xenomorph, the unrelenting alien species that oozes at the center of t...
2019-05-27 06:51

When America landed on the moon, the whole world did It was an American mission to land on the moon. But it would have been impossible without the rest of the world. The Apollo program relied on a global network of tracking stations and their engineers....
2019-07-12 15:00

Eid al-Fitr 2019 around the world – in pictures Muslims worldwide are celebrating Eid al-Fitr, the three-day festival marking the end of the Islamic holy fasting month of Ramadan Continue reading......
2019-06-05 10:51

Best of the 2019 College World Series The 2019 College World Series is underway in Omaha, Nebraska. Take a look at the best images from the NCAA's baseball championships.       ...
2019-06-18 03:00

Queen says 'thank you' as world leaders mark D-Day The Queen has paid tribute to the "heroism" of D-Day troops, marking 75 years since the Normandy landings that changed the course of the Second World War....
2019-06-06 05:34

Amazon is now the world’s most valuable brand. Amazon is now the world’s most valuable brand. The world’s least valuable brand: Amazon Warehouse Worker Pee in a Bottle Thirst Quencher....
2019-06-12 21:34

| Infantino says would welcome China bid for 2030 World Cup FIFA president Gianni Infantino says he would welcome a Chinese bid to stage the 2030 World Cup after the country was named to host the Asian Cup in 2023....
2019-06-05 19:34

Australia: The World’s Most Secretive Democracy? Raids targeting journalists this week are the latest examples of how far the country’s government will go to scare officials and reporters into submission, media experts say....
2019-06-05 14:34

FIFA Is Screwing Up The Women's World Cup On Wednesday, FIFA approved the expansion of the 2023 Women’s World Cup from 24 teams to 32, ignoring concerns about match quality and financial investment in an attempt to capitalize on the growing popularity of women’s soccer. It’s a very FIFA move...
2019-08-01 22:00

At World Cup, U.S. Team’s Pride Is Felt by Others, Too The United States women’s team has been a source of inspiration to L.G.B.T. soccer players in France, who say they do not enjoy the same freedom to be themselves....
2019-06-30 00:17

Netflix’s Rim Of The World shows where sci-fi is headed Enlarge / Netflix really knows how to keep this controller in the hand of certain niche audiences. (credit: Aytac Unal/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) If the movie Rim of the World, which premiered on Netflix this week, looks a little familiar to you,...
2019-05-27 18:34

These cities have the best quality of life in the world If you want to live well, move to Zurich. That’s according to a new ranking from Deutsche Bank that analyzes prices and living standards around the world to find the cities with the highest quality of life, as well as the most expensive cities to cal...
2019-05-21 16:00

5 Big Stories to Watch in the Women’s World Cup The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 kicks off in Paris on Friday. From new teams to new kits to a new host, here’s your cheat sheet for this year’s tournament. Eyes of the world Women’s soccer is more popular in the U.S. than anyw...
2019-06-05 17:34

I can’t write about a world without rape – because I don’t live in one Women read and write crime fiction as a way to understand real experience. I was raped – and being told by the Staunch prize that books like mine are preventing justice is outrageousThat rape cases are hard to prosecute is no shocker, but the claim t...
2019-07-05 19:17

How Does the World's First Porsche Drive? Let's Find Out The first car to carry Ferdinand Porsche’s family name, is “one of the most important objects on four wheels,” says Dan Neil. He takes it for a slow, creaky spin in Los Angeles...
2019-08-02 17:00

Stunning architecture photos from around the world Architechture speaks to people in different ways, and to Dallas photographer Nikola Olic, abstract images of urban structures are most intriguing.       ...
2019-08-02 18:00

Why the gaming world will be worse once GameStop is gone Enlarge / Artist's conception of a customer virtually experiencing a world without GameStop. (credit: Ava Williams/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images) Major game retailer GameStop has been having more than its fair share of struggles lately. Afte...
2019-08-02 20:00

‘First Kings’ Myths From Around the World: How Do They Compare? Monarchs have always played a very important role in how their subjects form their cultural identity.  ...
2019-07-14 03:51

Poston jumps to No. 77 in world rankings JT Poston vaulted 87 spots to a career-high No. 77 in the official world golf rankings on Monday, the day after capturing his maiden PGA Tour victory at the Wyndham Championship....
2019-08-06 01:17

USWNT doubles down on all those World Cup celebrations The United States Women’s National Team isn’t backing down to celebration critics. As the USWNT thrashed Thailand 13-0 in their World Cup opener Tuesday, many were quick to condemn the squad for continuing to celebrate goals after the end result had ...
2019-06-12 22:51

In Iraq Museum, ‘Things There That Are Nowhere Else in the World’ The Iraq Museum has a majestic, world-class collection of ancient art dating back 5,000 years, but it struggles to connect with an audience of younger Iraqis....
2019-06-09 09:17

'Dr. Mario World' hits iOS a day early The doctor is in, at least on iOS, as Nintendo's latest mobile game, Dr. Mario World, has arrived a day early on iPhone, iPad and iPad touch. Several Engadget editors were able to play Nintendo's match-three puzzler before the expected laun...
2019-07-09 18:17

Grasski World Championships – in pictures For those who have always fancied giving skiing a go but live in a place where it never snows, grass skiing might be the answer and the Grasski World Championship might be the inspiration you need Continue reading......
2019-08-16 17:00

It's a new world in the first season 3 Westworld trailer Westworld creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy shared a whole host of details about the series’ upcoming third season in a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly, assuring viewers frustrated with its myriad of puzzle boxes that “this season is a ...
2019-07-21 01:17

Does net neutrality still matter in our post-web world? What we think the public Internet is has already been replaced with a vision of the digital marketplace that’s more reflective of our society. So why are we trying to resuscitate a framework from another era?...
2019-07-18 22:00

These are the biggest cruise ships in the world 24/7 Tempo determined the largest cruise ships based on the maximum number of non-crew passengers they can accommodate.       ...
2019-07-23 19:01

The biggest cruise ships in the world 24/7 Tempo determined the largest cruise ships based on the maximum number of non-crew passengers they can accommodate.       ...
2019-07-23 19:01

'World's first' 360-degree infinity pool For thrill-seeking swimmers, the chance to take a death-defying dip might not be far away. Plans to build a rooftop infinity pool -- with 360-degree views of the London skyline -- are in motion....
2019-06-10 12:34

The folly of free healthcare for everybody — in the world “Mexican immigration over the border is a good thing,” the late Nobel Prize winning economist Milton Friedman said in a famous 1978 lecture, before stipulating, “but it’s only good so long as it’s illegal.”...
2019-07-03 17:51

Experience: I manage the last Blockbuster in the world It was just us and a store in Perth, Australia. They called the night they closed to wish us all the bestI remember watching my first rental movie when I was six years old. My aunt owned a video store here in Oregon and we borrowed a VHS copy of Polt...
2019-05-21 14:39

| 'Exuberant celebrations are part of a World Cup' The United States say their allegedly over-exuberant goal celebrations in their record demolition of Thailand at the World Cup were nothing to do with humiliating them....
2019-06-15 19:51

How Myanmar became an example to the world in the battle against malaria Once a malaria blackspot, Myanmar has used aid money to tackle the disease locally – an approach, say experts, from which other countries can learnWith a plastic case full of cheap medical supplies and only a few days’ training, Say Mu Phaw is on the...
2019-07-18 11:00

World's most powerful passports revealed Once again, Asia leads the way in the Henley Passport Index's guide to the world's most powerful passports. But in the latest report for 2019, there's change at the top...
2019-07-02 18:00

Netherlands advances at Women’s World Cup with 3-1 win Vivianne Miedema scored a goal in each half Saturday to advance the Netherlands into the second round of the Women’s World Cup for the second straight tournament with a 3-1 win over Cameroon on Saturday at Valenciennes, France. Miedema put the ...
2019-06-15 21:51

USWNT’s last big World Cup threat may be in front of them Can the United States women’s soccer team avoid a letdown against the Lionesses of England in Tuesday’s World Cup semifinal (Fox, 3 p.m.)? That’s the big question facing sports bettors. The U.S. has established itself as the best team in the tourname...
2019-07-02 15:17

Summer solstice: Traditions around the world From Sweden's Midsummer to Eastern Europe's Kupala, the summer solstice celebrates the longest day of the year and the romance that comes with it. Learn about solstice traditions around the world....
2019-06-15 23:34

To Travel the World at 90% Off, Join an Airline Most airlines let their employees fly standby free of charge and their competitors’ staffers for close to free. It would be like Ford giving free cars to all employees and 90%-off discounts to General Motors laborers....
2019-07-24 19:17

Migration on the rise across world, new study says Millions more people will move across the globe in the coming decades, as economic inequality and the effects of the climate crisis take their toll. That's the conclusion of a new German study....
2019-07-03 17:17

PEN World Voices Festival: Meditations on war Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and debate the theme Open Secrets — what we reveal an...
2019-05-21 14:32

U.S. Wins World Cup and Becomes a Champion for Its Times Few sports teams are asked to carry so much meaning on their shoulders as the U.S. women’s soccer team. Fewer still do it so effortlessly, and with so much success....
2019-07-08 01:51

USA men could be rugby world champions this weekend – no, really Earn three more points than Fiji in Paris and Mike Friday, Perry Baker and the rest of the Eagles will be in sevens heavenIf the USA men’s sevens team earns three more points than Fiji in Paris this weekend, they will be crowned world champions. Rela...
2019-06-01 08:51

US to play France in Under-20 World Cup round of 16 The United States will play France in the Under-20 World Cup’s round of 16 after Les Bleus beat Mali 3-2 on Friday to win Group E. The Americans finished second to Ukraine in Group D, losing 2-1 to Ukraine in their opener before beating Nigeria...
2019-05-31 22:17

PEN World Voices Festival: It happened to me Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and debate the theme Open Secrets — what we reveal an...
2019-05-21 14:32

World's most popular theme parks It's no surprise that Disney dominates among theme parks, and upcoming Star Wars land openings are likely to give the entertainment behemoth a big attendance boost....
2019-05-31 21:17

U.S. Defeats England in World Cup Semifinal The defending champion U.S. women’s soccer team advanced to its third straight World Cup final after defeating England, 2-1, on goals by Christen Press and Alex Morgan, and a penalty save by goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher....
2019-07-03 06:01

World War II bomb defused in Berlin A World War II bomb has been found and defused near the German capital's famous Alexanderplatz. Authorities have said they were able to safely destroy the 100-kilogram behemoth's detonator....
2019-06-15 03:17

How Trump’s Trade War Is Being Fought Around the World Mexico, China, Japan, Europe, Canada: The White House’s various conflicts add up to a broad assault on a postwar effort to build economic ties around the world....
2019-05-31 18:51

What USWNT’s World Cup final foe will have to contend with The United States qualified for its fifth World Cup final Tuesday, with a 2-1 victory over England in Lyon, France. This is the third consecutive finals appearance for the Americans after facing Japan in back-to-back championships, falling in 2011 be...
2019-07-03 03:51

New real-world features we'd like to see for iOS 13 Apple's WWDC conference starts Monday, showcasing new features we'll see on iPhones and iPads in the fall. The event kicks off at 10 a.m. PT        ...
2019-06-01 21:00

Moonwalk and 9/11 images well known around the world – poll Researcher says findings of 12-nation survey are evidence of a ‘global visual memory’From the spacesuit-clad form of Buzz Aldrin on the moon to the middle-distance gaze of Che Guevara, some photographs really are seared into the public’s mind all ove...
2019-06-14 18:51

Here's how multiplayer works in 'Dr. Mario World' Nintendo is set to release its latest mobile game Dr. Mario World on July 10th, and we're starting to get a better idea of what the game will look like. Today, Nintendo dropped a trailer that reveals how the game's multiplayer mode will wor...
2019-07-03 06:51

Museum of the Future: A new world icon? In Dubai, the Museum of the Future aims to serve as a base to explore the greatest challenges and technologies that will shape the world of tomorrow....
2019-06-10 16:00

Known unknowns: How to communicate certainly in an uncertain world From the speed of global warming to the likelihood of developing cancer, we must grasp uncertainty to understand the world. Here’s how to know your unknowns...
2019-07-03 20:34

USWNT shuts out Netherlands to win another World Cup LYON, France — Megan Rapinoe stood on the field, arms outstretched, striking her now trademark victory pose symbolizing the confidence of a U.S. team that celebrated and savored each triumph at the Women’s World Cup. Rapinoe won the Golden Bal...
2019-07-08 04:51

The most unbelievable blue waters in the world In a world where you no longer care to swim in murky water, here are the top places where you can see the bluest water in the world.       ...
2019-07-24 22:51

When criticism against questionable sponsors changes the art world Museums are distancing themselves from patrons with unethical business ties: The Sackler name is being erased from the world's top institutions, and now businessman Warren Kanders has resigned after months of protests....
2019-07-31 18:34

World’s top steelmaker to cut output further in Europe LONDON (AP) — The world’s largest steel maker, ArcelorMittal, has announced further cuts to production at several plants in Europe due to weak demand and high imports to the bloc. The Luxembourg-based company said it would reduce steelmaking op...
2019-05-29 12:51

US and Thailand are the last teams to kickoff the World Cup The United States and Thailand will be the last teams to kickoff the World Cup when they play on Tuesday night in Reims       ...
2019-06-09 19:17

Deontay Wilder: ‘I am the most dangerous man in the world’ But Deontay Wilder needs the Anthony Joshua fight or the Tyson Fury rematch to live up to his own claims, writes John Dennen The post Deontay Wilder: ‘I am the most dangerous man in the world’ appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-21 15:01

Tennis: Barty a win away from world number one Ashleigh Barty will become the first Australian woman to be ranked world number one in more than 40 years if she beats her doubles partner Julia Goerges in the final of the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham on Sunday....
2019-06-22 21:34

Women's World Cup: Who's playing, schedule and everything else you need to know The highly anticipated 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off on June 7 for a month-long tournament that will take 24 teams and thousands of fans all across France....
2019-05-29 00:51

Even $1 Trillion Can't Make the World a Better Place Norway’s large sovereign-wealth fund reversed its ethical ban on owning shares in five companies after they changed their ways. But the cause and effect is hard to discern....
2019-07-01 00:51

Lido's enduring legacy: A better world So profound and so broad is Lee Iacocca's lasting legacy on every corner of this industry that his death this month at age 94 still bowed heads in reflective awe, some 27 years after he last led Chrysler....
2019-07-15 07:00

Netherlands advances at Women's World Cup with 3-1 win Vivianne Miedema scored a goal in each half Saturday to advance the Netherlands into the second round of the Women's World Cup for the second straight tournament with a 3-1 win over Cameroon on Saturday at Valenciennes, France....
2019-06-17 14:51

Meet one of the most inspiring women in the world The life-size bronze figure of accomplished Zimbabwean scholar Tererai Trent will be unveiled in the United States to celebrate Women's Equality Day in August....
2019-05-21 15:34

The world's safest airlines for 2019 It's not something most avid travelers think about, but knowing you're in reliable hands when flying from one side of the world to the other is always a plus....
2019-07-31 23:51

11 best open world games on PC today Now that gaming PCs are more powerful than ever before, the best PC games have evolved in ways no one would have seen coming a decade ago.If you want proof, just take a look at the best open world games on PC. Even traditionally linear franchises are...
2019-06-05 07:00

'An explosion of joy': U.S. defend World Cup celebrations U.S. captain Megan Rapinoe on Wednesday defended her under-fire team mates' exuberant celebrations during their record 13-0 World Cup victory over Thailand in Reims....
2019-06-12 23:51

Law changes for women's World Cup but not Nations League Changes to the laws of the soccer, which came into effect at the start of the month, will not be applied to this week's Nations League finals but will be enforced at the women's World Cup in France, which kicks off on Saturday....
2019-06-04 20:01

Abandoned sacred places around the world From black-stoned pyramids staggering out of the Sudanese desert to the silhouetted bare bones of England's Gothic Whitby Abbey in North Yorkshire striking abandoned sacred places can be found across the world....
2019-05-29 17:34

This quadriplegic videographer travels the world Australian videographer and quadriplegic, Jaimen Hudson, doesn't let his wheelchair hold him back from traveling the world. He uses a drone to document his travels, but his most popular footage comes from his home country. Visit INSIDER's homepage fo...
2019-07-31 18:34

Don’t look now, but the PC is the world’s biggest gaming platform I dare you to think up a better image for a "PC gaming win." (credit: dno1967b / Flickr) If you follow the business side of the game industry at all, you're probably sick of hearing how mobile gaming is a fast-growing business juggernaut destined t...
2019-05-21 14:51

Truth behind the world's earliest photographs As early cameras began spreading out from Europe in the middle of the 19th century, photography became an increasingly powerful medium for obtaining and disseminating information about the wider world....
2019-08-17 00:00

I'm English – but I want USA to beat the Lionesses in the World Cup For all its travails, the United States of America was built for its people. The same cannot be said for the land where I was bornI am an Englishman, Leeds born – Leeds, that damned city – and go at things as I have taught myself, freestyle, and will...
2019-07-01 22:00

The World Cries Out for Onion Derivatives The cost of onions is causing tears in India. An onion futures market, which would damp volatility in the price of the aromatic bulb, might help dry them....
2019-06-13 19:51

Women's World Cup: six things we've learned so far The women's World Cup has been exhilarating and controversial in equal measure; a fortnight of highs and lows, and thrills and spills. Here's what we have learned during the first two weeks of the tournament....
2019-06-21 17:51

The World's Most Littered Item Comes Under Fire Cigarette butts are posing an intractable trash problem for regulators and tobacco companies. Regulators are taking a tougher stance on cigarette filter pollution amid concerns about the environmental impact of single-use plastic....
2019-07-31 19:00

The World Watched Apollo 11 Together. Here's the Evidence From the beaches of Florida and department store TVs to mission control and Parisian living rooms, everyone witnessed the mission's launch and landing....
2019-07-16 16:34

The US deserve to be on a podium at the World Cup, not a pedestal The US have been accused of arrogance by many of their detractors. Those claims have some truth, but they use their aura to gain an edge“Well-behaved women seldom make history,” said the American historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich.The US women’s soccer...
2019-07-04 16:34

Meet the Art World's Rising Stars Young creators are blending traditional techniques with digital savvy, making works that are in demand at auctions and museums—here are five to watch....
2019-06-16 21:34

On a Trip Around the World, and the Plane Just Left Without Me The 52 Places Traveler faces a travel nightmare getting out of Brazil — and so rewrites the itinerary, spends 40-plus hours in transit and lands in the perfect place to recover: Mexico’s Costalegre....
2019-07-16 14:17

What Happened After P.G. Wodehouse Was Captured During World War II The beloved British humorist — the creator of Wooster and Jeeves — was arrested by the Germans in 1940 and spent the remainder of the war in custody. Here’s how his story unspooled in The Times....
2019-06-04 15:34

The SLAP Heard Round the World I’m finally up to date on Big Little Lies, the best soap opera on television, which means I’m qualified to write a recap (finally). I know you’ve been waiting for it just as feverishly as I’ve been waiting for Celeste to shut down Mary Louise’s shit ...
2019-07-01 18:34

Atlantic preview: Welcome to Clemson's world Can anyone give Clemson a scare? Will Florida State turn things around? What are the expectations for Scott Satterfield at Louisville? We dig into these questions and more in our ACC Atlantic team previews....
2019-07-17 16:34

Baker's dozen for USA as they set a new World Cup record Holders USA have set a new record for FIFA World Cup finals, for either women or men, by thrashing Thailand 13-0 in their opening match of the 2019 tournament....
2019-06-12 05:51

Picking up the pieces of the new world (dis)order Wolfgang Ischinger, chairman of the Munich Security Conference, said that the world has fallen into a "great strategic puzzle." It is unclear who could pick up the pieces and reassemble them, says DW's Christian Trippe....
2019-05-23 22:17

Simone Biles Is Still the World's Best Gymnast With the 2020 Olympics approaching, Simone Biles is still the world’s best gymnast. But most of the sport’s familiar faces are missing. Here are the new athletes to watch....
2019-08-07 22:00

10 of the most incredible yoga settings in the world From thermal craters in Utah to ancient caves in Tuscany, and an underwater restaurant in the Maldives, here are some of the best spots to get your downward dog on...
2019-06-19 18:17

These 15 countries control the world’s oil The 15 countries with the largest proven oil reserves span five continents and control between 12.8 billion barrels to 303.2 billion barrels of oil.        ...
2019-05-22 15:17

This Could Be the World's First Smartphone With a 64-Megapixel Camera Samsung is reportedly working on an updated version of the Galaxy A70 with its new 64-megapixel camera sensor. The phone is expected to release in the second half of 2019....
2019-05-23 21:17

The New New World: In China, Some Fear the End of ‘Chimerica’ As the trade war with the U.S. threatens to decouple the world’s two largest economies, some in China argue that the two sides benefit from the relationship more than they admit....
2019-05-21 14:32

US suicide rate at its highest since the end of the second world war Suicide rates in the US are at their highest since the second world war, and a new report shows an increase among Native Americans and Asian or Pacific Islanders...
2019-06-20 07:34

Neville on Bronze – ‘She’s the best player in the world’ "England manager Phil Neville heaped praise on his right-back Lucy Bronze after the 3-0 win over Norway, hailing her as the best player in the world."...
2019-06-28 00:34

The 30 least densely populated countries in the world To identify the least densely populated countries on Earth, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the United Nations 2019 World Population Prospects.        ...
2019-07-10 21:17

Don’t blame us for low-scoring World Cup pitches, says ICC • ‘Guidance is to prepare pitches for typical English conditions’• World Cup pitches markedly different from those of recent yearsThe ICC has denied responsibility for the low-scoring pitches at this World Cup after yet another turgid surface was pro...
2019-07-10 03:17

ITF announces changes to World Tennis Tour The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced a major change to "optimize" the structure of lower-rung professional tournaments, six months after launching the World Tennis Tour....
2019-05-23 23:17

Why everyone is talking about goalkeepers at the Women's World Cup Talking to the BBC at half-time, England coach Phil Neville said that his team was facing the best goalkeeper at the Women's World Cup. The evidence over 90 minutes to back up the Englishman's claim was compelling....
2019-06-20 07:51

New Seven Wonders of the World: See our greatest achievements They make quite the ambitious travel bucket list -- the New Seven Wonders of the World. Find out what they are, their histories and the best time to go....
2019-08-12 19:51

If you enjoyed the World Cup, here’s how to keep up with women’s soccer in the U.S. If the World Cup marked the point where you got interested in women's soccer, here's how and where you can keep up with the National Women Soccer League (NWSL) and where you can find the World Cup stars near your city....
2019-07-11 02:51

US loses Under-20 World Cup opener 2-1 to Ukraine Denys Popov scored on a header off a corner kick in the 51st minute, and Ukraine beat the United States 2-1 at Bielsko Biala, Poland, in the Americans' opener at the Under-20 World Cup        ...
2019-05-25 00:00

Revealed: the $731,003 gender pay gap in US World Cup bonuses The US women’s team have earned $90,000 in bonuses for reaching the World Cup quarter-finals, a sum that would be six times higher were they entitled to the same bonus structure as their men’s counterparts Continue reading......
2019-06-28 10:34

How Frank became the most famous headcover in the world He's been on Tiger's bag, basically, from the beginning. How a random gift from his mother became a Tiger trademark and changed the life of the woman who created him....
2019-06-11 17:51

U.S. Suicide Rates Are the Highest They’ve Been Since World War II U.S. suicide rates are at their highest since World War II, according to federal data—and the opioid crisis, widespread social media use and high rates of stress may be among the myriad contributing factors. In 2017, 14 out of every 100,000 Ame...
2019-06-20 11:34

Why are NBA superstars shunning Team USA at the World Cup? The Americans will have only one player from the All-NBA team on their roster in China. But that could make for an interesting tournamentAnthony Davis, LeBron James, Stephen Curry, Kawhi Leonard, James Harden, Kyrie Irving, Damian Lillard, Zion Willi...
2019-08-12 12:51

Kashmir: The world's most dangerous conflict The dispute over Kashmir has poisoned relations between India and Pakistan since the two became independent countries in 1947. Here's an overview of how tensions have grown more dangerous over the past seven decades....
2019-08-07 13:00

The 2006 World Cup affair: A chronology Swiss prosecutors have filed an indictment against three former German football officials, including two former DFB presidents related to the 2006 World Cup. Here we look back developments in the affair....
2019-08-07 13:00

Do the US need to win the World Cup to secure their fight for equal pay? The World Cup and an ongoing gender discrimination lawsuit against the US Soccer Federation will coalesce into a summer of the highest stakes for the USWNTWhen the US women’s national team takes the field in France in June, they will be fighting for ...
2019-05-22 13:34

A guide to the world’s most stunning gems Sapphire The most famous sapphire engagement ring in recent history was given by Prince Charles to Lady Diana. Nearly three decades later, their son Prince William used the same ring to pop the question to Kate Middleton, now Duchess of Cambridge. Cr...
2019-05-21 17:51

Alexa, why does the brave new world of AI have all the sexism of the old one? Virtual assistants such as Google Home and Siri only encourage the attitude that women exist merely to aid men in getting on with more important things.When women are over-represented in the workforce, it tends be in industries of assistance – cleani...
2019-05-22 20:17

Football quiz: how much do you know about the Women's World Cup? Who is the top scorer? Who said sorry? Who is sitting it out?Who is the top scorer in Women’s World Cup history, with 15 goals?Abby Wambach Mia Hamm MartaKelly Smith What was the official title of the inaugural Women’s World Cup in 1991?Fifa Women’s ...
2019-06-07 14:00

Overlooked No More: Else Ury’s Stories Survived World War II. She Did Not. Ury’s books about a young German girl were so beloved, readers clung to them through the upheaval of World War II and passed them on to their children. But few knew Ury died in Auschwitz....
2019-07-10 18:17

Cat cults and cult cats for World Cat Day Unapproachable, independent, hedonistic: The cat is a fascinating creature. Sometimes it’s the purrs, sometimes the claws. On International Cat Day, we look at how felines have inspired artists, filmmakers and designers....
2019-08-09 03:34

Racing lines: The ultimate lap… around the world Nothing is quite so daunting - and adventurous - as a 22,000 mile, cross-continental vintage and classic rally We all love a road trip, so how about signing up for the ultimate drive, with an added spice of competition? That’s the premise for the ‘...
2019-05-23 12:51

Experience: I’m a world-class whistler I do between 75 and 100 concerts a year and earn twice as much as I did as a nurseI started whistling when I was about four years old. We lived in the Eindhoven area of the Netherlands, and my dad whistled all the time. It was impossible for him to w...
2019-08-10 01:00

Cosplay's "World Championships" Were Just Incredible Most of the time cosplay is about having fun and hanging out with friends. Sometimes, though, it gets competitive, and there’s no bigger prize for serious devotees than the World Cosplay Summit, held every year in Japan....
2019-08-09 06:34

The world's tallest unoccupied building In 1987, ground was broken on a grand new hotel in North Korea's capital, Pyongyang. The pyramid-shaped, supertall skyscraper was to exceed 1,000 feet in height, and was designed to house at least 3,000 rooms, as well as five revolving restaurants wi...
2019-08-13 22:17

This French Restaurant Has Been Named The Best In The World France's Mirazur restaurant -- whose Argentine chef Mauro Colagreco draws inspiration from the sea, the mountains, and his own garden -- was crowned Tuesday the world's best by an influential trade......
2019-06-27 22:34

The Women’s World Cup has never seen a matchup quite like USA vs. France It's a quarterfinal, not the final, but few international women’s team sports events have generated such buzz as the faceoff between the reigning Americans and the fast-rising French....
2019-06-27 22:34

The Fiver | The Women’s World Cup is over, and it has been good Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Even Sir Kim Darroch would have to admit that USA! USA!! USA!!! get something right when it comes to women’s football. The nation’s Megan Rapinoe-baiting leadership might very well be “diplomatically...
2019-07-08 20:51

Magellan and the world's first circumnavigation, 500 years ago Five centuries ago, Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan discovered a passage between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans — today's Strait of Magellan. He paid dearly for his expedition in search of the East Indies....
2019-08-10 01:34

Women's World Cup: Revolution in Spain With Champions League finalists and record attendances, women's football is booming in Spain. Now at only their second ever World Cup, some even have them down as dark horses for the title. Their next opponents? Germany....
2019-06-11 19:17

What they really think: America seen through the world's travel warnings Close US allies have long warned their citizens about the risks of exploring the New World, with online advisories that often categorize domestic mass shootings as simple terrorism -- and also warn about the astronomical cost of American healthcare f...
2019-08-10 11:00

Theresa May has message for the world as she lands for G20 Theresa May has declared that all sides must reduce tensions in the Iran crisis as she begins her swan song on the international stage, flying into Japan for her last G20 summit....
2019-06-27 20:34

Police cars: the world's best and worst Features 27 Jun, 2019 We delve into the magical world of the Police car, taking in the fastest, most exotic and most inappropriate police cars on Earth...
2019-06-27 21:17

Remembering the 1999 Women's World Cup US players from the victorious '99 World Cup team -- widely credited with changing attitudes towards the women's game -- remember the tournament 20 years on....
2019-06-28 00:34

O’Sullivan: Why I'm finished with World Championship "Ronnie O’Sullivan has renewed his feud with snooker’s administration by again threatening to skip high-profile tournaments including the World Championship."...
2019-05-23 17:51

Hazard sets sights on becoming 'best in the world' "Eden Hazard was officially unveiled as a Real Madrid player on Thursday - and told fans he will seek to become the world\u0027s best player after leaving Chelsea."...
2019-06-14 10:17

Apocalypse now: images of a world in turmoil Agence MYOP are taking over an abandoned school in Arles to exhibit images showing the major social, ecological and humanitarian crises we face MYOP is at Rencontres d’Arles, France, 1-7 July Continue reading......
2019-06-27 22:51

Japan Arrive At The World Cup With A New Look And Something To Prove The USA’s top nemesis in the Women’s World Cup comes into 2019 with plenty of questions to answer, despite winning it all in 2011 and placing second in 2015. A disastrous failure to qualify for the 2016 Olympics ended the eight-year tenure of Japanes...
2019-06-08 23:17

Nike ‘I believe’ ad honoring World Cup champs is a hit Nike scored big with a much-talked-about ad congratulating the US Women’s team on its stunning World Cup victory over the Netherlands on Sunday. The minute-long spot plays off the “I believe we will win” chant common among competitors — while refocus...
2019-07-08 21:51

Luxurious hotel spas around the world Nothing relaxes quite like a proper spa treatment, and theses luxury resorts are making a splash with stunning settings and intricate treatments.       ...
2019-06-11 20:51

The World’s Most Consumed Alcohol Is One You Might Not Have Tried. But It’s Coming to a Bar Near You “You’re going to drink a little more than you like, and you can’t refuse,” the late Anthony Bourdain told his co-star Eric Ripert when they ventured to China’s Sichuan Province on his Parts Unknown television show. Bourd...
2019-05-23 06:51

Women's World Cup: Canada 1-0 Cameroon A header by Kadeisha Buchanan, voted best young player at the 2015 Women's World Cup, ensures Canada open their 2019 campaign with a win over Cameroon....
2019-06-11 02:17

France take first step toward possible World Cup glory France head coach Corinne Diacre said her side had taken their first step toward women's World Cup success but warned they must stay grounded after they started with a 4-0 victory against South Korea on Friday....
2019-06-08 02:00

He Couldn’t Talk About What He Saw in World War II. So He Painted It. The aristocrat-turned-commando Guy de Montlaur was a hero of the French liberation. His paintings of D-Day depict scenes that haunted him his entire life....
2019-06-12 11:34

This is the world’s cheapest laptop – but you probably shouldn’t buy it At £83.25 (about $106, excluding taxes), the Thomson X5 Neo 10 is probably the cheapest laptop in the world, but there is a reason why. It uses the bare minimum in terms of hardware to meet the requirements of Windows 10.Available in black or wh...
2019-06-06 18:51

Dad shows blind 3-year-old the world (WCSH) Nolan Desmond is blind, but his dad refuses to let it stop him from experiencing the world. “The only way that I deal with it is that I have to,” Matt Desmond says. “I mean something gets thrown at you and you don’t have another op...
2019-06-19 00:17

Women's World Cup: 6 things we've learned so far The women's World Cup has been exhilarating and controversial in equal measure; a fortnight of highs and lows, and thrills and spills. Here's what we have learned during the first two weeks of the tournament....
2019-06-21 04:17

A world breaks apart: When parents split up Parents may have good reasons for separating. But their children often find their world in shatters. It doesn't have to be an endless catastrophe, though, if adults don't forget one thing: that they remain parents....
2019-05-21 22:17

The mysterious world of British food British food isn't bad. It's just misunderstood. It's high time we reevaluate our assumptions with 20 classic dishes -- from Yorkshire pudding to jellied eels....
2019-06-12 14:17

Soccer: Ebi set for fifth women’s World Cup appearance Defender Onome Ebi was named to play at her fifth women’s World Cup when she was included on Saturday in Nigeria’s squad for next month’s finals in France....
2019-05-25 20:34

Argentina makes World Cup history At the final whistle, goalkeeper Vanina Correa fell to her knees as her teammates embraced each other. Though they had not won, they had created history....
2019-06-11 01:17

A 13-0 World Cup Rout? Thailand Is as Proud as Ever The women’s loss to the United States produced the most lopsided score in World Cup history. But soccer fans in Thailand say they were just happy their team was there....
2019-06-12 13:00

Spectacular vertical gardens around the world Vertical green walls are living gardens made up of plants and flowers. These architectural gems are in India, Australia, Singapore, California and beyond.       ...
2019-07-10 17:17

U.S. celebrates World Cup title with NYC parade The U.S. women’s soccer team won its fourth World Cup title July 7 — and celebrated in style with a ticker tape parade in New York.       ...
2019-07-11 14:34

Sunrise at Stonehenge will now be visible around the world Summer solstice is launch date for live feed from camera close to the stonesFor thousands of years people have made the pilgrimage to Stonehenge to gaze in wonder at the interplay with the monument of the sun, moon and stars, but from Friday a virtua...
2019-06-21 03:51

The end of a relationship feels like the end of the world on Big Little Lies Last week, Big Little Lies went a bit insular by focusing on the family unit; this week, our little Monterey group is looking outward, drawing parallels between the death of the planet and the death of a relationship, or even the death of a belief in...
2019-06-24 09:34

Breaking down the lines for Women’s World Cup In what’s shaping up as a dream finale for the July Fourth weekend, the Stars and Stripes will try will try to win the 2019 Women’s World Cup on Sunday morning against the Netherlands (Fox, 11 a.m., don’t forget the early kickoff). The United States ...
2019-07-07 15:34

For Spain, Investment Pays Off at the World Cup Dozens of countries have embraced women’s soccer in recent years. Few have done so quite as completely as Spain, which faces the United States on Monday....
2019-06-24 00:34

World War II vet parachutes into Normandy 75 years after D-Day ASSOCIATED PRESS – A 97-year-old U.S. veteran has parachuted into Normandy — 75 years after he made the same journey on D-Day. Tom Rice of San Diego was among some 200 parachutists who filled the Normandy skies for the 75th anniversary of D-Day...
2019-06-06 06:51

9 things to do in the yoga capital of the world Although Rishikesh is the self-styled "yoga capital of the world," there's lots more to do there than simply run through vinyasas mouthing "Om Shanti." View this list of top things to do to get started....
2019-06-21 03:51

Schoenfield: Even the Dodgers' rookies are out of this world Will Smith followed fellow rookies Matt Beaty and Alex Verdugo by capping off a weekend of walk-off homers in L.A., showing the Dodgers' depth knows no bounds....
2019-06-24 08:17

Andy Murray: ‘I went from world No 1 to not being able to walk’ The tennis player on injury, being too hard on himself and sitting in silence with his wifeBorn in Glasgow, Andy Murray, 32, turned professional in 2005. In 2012 he took gold at the London Olympics and won the US Open. The following summer he won Wim...
2019-07-06 13:17

World's best airline for 2019 revealed The public has voted: The 2019 countdown of the world's best airlines has been revealed at the Paris Air Show, with the winning airline taking the top spot for the fifth time...
2019-06-18 14:34

Is Bitcoin Really in A World of its Own? Why It Matters to Your Portfolio Conventional financial wisdom claims that bitcoin's performance is "not correlated" with that of Blue-Chip stock indexes. This claim is easy enough to check: See the evidence for yourself....
2019-08-08 00:34

Inside the world's quietest room If you stand in it for long enough, you start to hear your heartbeat. A ringing in your ears becomes deafening. When you move, your bones make a grinding noise. Eventually you lose your balance, because the absolute lack of reverberation sabotages yo...
2019-07-09 11:00

World's Worst Serial Killers Former German hospital nurse Niels Hoegel has claimed to have killed around 100 of his patients with drug overdoses, which would make him one of the world's most prolific serial killers in recent......
2019-06-06 06:34

| These are just 9 of the world's worst serial killers Former German hospital nurse Niels Hoegel, who was handed a life sentence for murdering 85 patients in his care, is believed to be the most prolific serial killer in the country's post-war history....
2019-06-06 14:51

'It's ghost slavery': the troubling world of pop holograms Dead stars from Whitney Houston to Maria Callas are going on tour again. As Miley Cyrus explores the issue in a new Black Mirror, we uncover the greatest identity crisis in music todayMiley Cyrus Q&A: ‘My personal experiences helped craft the episode...
2019-06-01 10:34

Marozsan ruled out of World Cup group phase "German midfield stalwart Dzsenifer Marozsan will miss the rest of the women\u0027s World Cup group phase after breaking a toe in their Group B opening win over China on Saturday."...
2019-06-11 15:34

Morgan's 'tea-sipping' World Cup celebration causes a stir Alex Morgan powered home the winning header against England to help the United States reach the women's World Cup final on Tuesday but it was her 'tea-sipping' goal celebration that has caused a stir....
2019-07-03 07:51

Jay-Z is world's first billionaire rapper, report claims In a new cover story, Forbes has valued the rapper and business mogul’s empire at $1bn, including real estate and other ventures Jay-Z has been named the world’s first billionaire rapper in a new Forbes cover story.The magazine has claimed the 49-yea...
2019-06-03 22:34

Germany debates World War II memorial for Poland Supporters and critics of a Berlin memorial to commemorate Polish victims of World War II debate how to honor those killed by the Nazi regime. Some question if national monuments are the best way to remember the past....
2019-07-03 18:51

Martens starts for Netherlands in World Cup final against U.S. Forward Lieke Martens was named in the starting lineup for the Netherlands in their women's World Cup final against holders the United States on Sunday....
2019-07-07 16:00

Women's World Cup live: Netherlands vs. Sweden The European champions, the Netherlands, are set to take on Sweden to determine the second finalist in the Women's World Cup in France. Follow all of the live action here from 21:00 CEST!...
2019-07-03 18:51

US defend title to win fourth Women's World Cup The US did what was expected of them in a tense, tight and terrific final in Lyon. The Netherlands put up a fight, but a VAR check in the second half proved the turning point in a game the US deserved to win....
2019-07-07 22:34

Liverpool to head to Qatar for Club World Cup "Liverpool\u0027s quest to be crowned world champions will take them to Qatar, after the Arab country was awarded hosting rights for the next two editions of the Club World Cup before the seven-team tournament is expanded to 24 teams in 2021."...
2019-06-03 22:51

USA Basketball announces 20 names for World Cup camp COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — USA Basketball has announced the 20 names for the national team training camp to be held this summer in advance of the FIBA World Cup in China. Most of the 35 players selected last year for the pool are no longer in the...
2019-06-10 18:17

Out of this world: the best space-inspired fashion – in pictures To mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landings, boldy go where no one has gone before with our selection of the best garments featuring the sun, moon and stars Continue reading......
2019-07-17 21:34

U.S. wins World Cup with a final four-star performance The United States won the title for a record fourth time, capping a dominant showing that sparked larger conversations about gender, equity and patriotism....
2019-07-08 00:51

Health insurance for world's poorest people David Dror is a driven man. His mission: help the poorest people in the world's poorest countries get basic health insurance by relying on each other, not on governments. His method: microinsurance cooperatives....
2019-07-10 13:00

AMD's $749 Ryzen 9 3950X is the 'world's first' 16-core gaming CPU Today during its E3 2019 press conference, AMD announced it's pushing gaming beyond 8- or 12-cores, with a new "best of the best" CPU. The "World's first 16-core gaming CPU" is the Ryzen 9 3950X, which will be available in September for $74...
2019-06-11 05:51

| SA squad confirmed for FINA World Championships The South African aquatics team will begin their preparations for the Olympic Games next year when they compete at the 18th FINA World Championships....
2019-07-07 05:34

Even VAR Couldn't Ruin The Best Game Of The Women's World Cup You know what I love during a wild, up-and-down Women’s World Cup game between two flawed contenders? Stopping that wild play for roughly 30 minutes to stare at boring instant replay footage! That’s what happened in Australia’s roaring comeback victo...
2019-06-13 22:34

How a Biotech Disaster Could End the World (And Other Things to Worry About) We talked to Josh Clark about his new podcast, The End of The World with Josh Clark, and asked him all about existential risks, and why we should care....
2019-06-07 19:17

The world’s 15 hottest places in the last day are all in India, Pakistan NEW DELHI – India warned of severe heat in northern and central areas on Monday, following similar extreme weather on Sunday. Of the 15 hottest places in the world in the past 24 hours, eight were in India with the others in neighboring Pakista...
2019-06-04 02:34

After World Cup, USWNT could really score at home for soccer Once the equal pay issue is properly resolved, the USA men's and women's teams can grow and prosper by doing joint promotional efforts: Our view       ...
2019-07-09 06:34

What USWNT will face in World Cup final against Netherlands The United States is on the cusp of becoming back-to-back Women’s World Cup champions. A tournament that at first seemed as if it wasn’t going to challenge the dominant Americans quickly transformed into a series of tight-knit, thrilling one-goal con...
2019-07-07 08:34

Women's World Cup Final: US vs. Netherlands live After weeks of exciting football in France, two teams are left. Will the US defend their World Cup title or will the European Champions from the Netherlands provide an upset? All the updates from the final!...
2019-07-07 16:34

NBA notebook: Harden withdraws from FIBA World Cup Houston Rockets star guard James Harden has withdrawn from playing for USA Basketball in the FIBA World Cup in China, according to the Houston Chronicle....
2019-07-20 11:00

Women's World Cup: China looks to reignite former glories The Steel Roses aren't the force they once were. But with football a key priority for the Chinese government, how far can they go in meeting the country's lofty ambitions?...
2019-06-08 15:34

USA v Netherlands: Women's World Cup final – live! Hope Solo: players can’t kid themselves the final is a normal gameEmail Beau with your thoughts or tweet @duresport 3.39pm BST Dutch coach’s Tar Heel ties Anson Dorrance coached the US women to the FIFA World Championship for Women’s Football for the...
2019-07-07 16:51

USA getting backlash over player’s wild celebrations at World Cup PARIS, FRANCE – Team USA is an overwhelming favorite heading into Sunday’s Women’s World Cup final against the Netherlands. However, in Europe, Team USA players are receiving heavy criticism for some of their celebrations on the fie...
2019-07-05 09:01

Spain and Portugal to consider joint bid for 2030 World Cup PORTO, Portugal (AP) — Spain and Portugal will consider a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup. The soccer federations released a statement on Saturday saying they will start a “thorough process to analyze the possibility of presenting a joint ...
2019-06-08 16:17

David Squires on … the Women's World Cup final Our cartoonist on the USA’s victory over the Netherlands and the tournament as a whole Buy a copy of this cartoon in our print shopTake a look through David’s archive of cartoons Continue reading......
2019-07-09 13:34

Trump praises U.S. on World Cup success after row with captain U.S. President Donald Trump joined the chorus of praise for the women's national soccer team in the wake of their World Cup triumph on Sunday just days after a spat with the captain....
2019-07-07 23:00

‘The world’s greatest email app’ is a privacy nightmare Superhuman bills itself as the world’s greatest email client. It should, given how much it costs; users of the app pay $30 a month for a subscription. It justifies that cost by being as feature complete as possible. It includes an array of keyboard s...
2019-07-03 17:00

Social media becomes ode to Lavelle in breakthrough World Cup The Women's World Cup may be over for another four years, but the breakthrough tournament of one young US star already has fans excited about the future....
2019-07-08 04:00

How to kickstart a sneaker collection: buy 99 of world's rarest in one go Canadian investor Miles Nadal splurged $850,000 at Sotheby’s to snap up their entire auction of sought-after trainersSome sneakerheads spend their entire lives painstakingly assembling the perfect collection. Others, like Miles Nadal, have a more dir...
2019-07-19 16:17

Landmark women's World Cup set to be game-changer As the United States began celebrating their World Cup win over the Netherlands on Sunday, FIFA president Gianni Infantino strode out on to the field with French president Emmanuel Macron....
2019-07-07 23:00

The Women's World Cup Has Already Been Marred By Some Corny VAR Bullshit There is no shortage of arguments to be made against the proliferation of replay review in soccer, and I won’t bog down this blog post with points we’ve already made on the site many times over. Besides, the argument against the VAR decision from tod...
2019-06-08 00:00

Top Gun: Maverick world premiere trailer: It’s not just F-18s this time It's happening... in "2020." San Diego Comic Con's tentpole Thursday morning panel, dedicated to the Paramount and Skydance film Terminator: Dark Fate, saw an interruption from another big face at that combine...
2019-07-19 02:34

We may be witnessing the birth of an exomoon around a distant world A planet 369 light years away appears to be surrounded by a disc of dust the like of which we’ve never seen before. It may eventually turn into rings or moons...
2019-06-14 15:01

10 Women's World Cup 2019 Heroines To Champion Now England may have crashed out, but there's still plenty to celebrate. From the Brazilian legend for whom lipstick is war paint to the American force taking President Trump to task, meet the World Cup 2019's most inspiring participants...
2019-07-03 15:51

France storms to win in Women's World Cup opener A good host must be confident and entertaining but not must completely dominate proceedings. France took notice of two of those three nuggets of advice at least, as the home nation ensured a copybook start to its Women's World Cup campaign with a com...
2019-06-08 00:34

The inventor whose flying board wowed the world Franky Zapata has been driven by a single dream since he was little: being able to fly. Not in an airplane, he says, since the windows function like a screen, but like a bird....
2019-07-19 07:00

| World powers won't get a better nuclear deal - Iran Iran warned world powers they won't be able to negotiate a better deal than the landmark 2015 nuclear agreement, as the United States vowed the Islamic Republic will never acquire an atomic weapon....
2019-07-09 16:17

FIFA-backed students sent out to help run world sports It's the Swiss finishing school preparing hundreds of post-graduate students to lead, manage and litigate world sports       ...
2019-07-19 11:51

Japan holds off Scotland 2-1 at Women’s World Cup RENNES, France (AP) — Mana Iwabuchi had an early goal and then Japan held off a late charge from Scotland for a 2-1 victory on Friday at the Women’s World Cup. Iwabuchi, who was on the Japanese team that won the World Cup in 2011, scored in the...
2019-06-14 17:51

MS Dhoni Likely To Retire After India's Last World Cup Match If India qualify for the finals and go on to win the World Cup, it would be ideal setting for a fitting farewell to one of the legends of Indian cricket....
2019-07-03 14:17

Halep and Azarenka set up battle of former world number ones In recent years Wimbledon has not exactly been dreamland for Simona Halep and Victoria Azarenka, and the nightmare will continue for one of them after the former world number ones set up a third round showdown....
2019-07-03 21:17

Spotify Lite is now officially out for 36 markets around the world Spotify has been testing a smaller, lighter version of its app since mid-2018 in hopes of expanding its reach to regions where internet connections are slow and people tend to use low-end-to-mid-range devices. Now, that app is finally ready for prime...
2019-07-09 11:17

When the World’s Most Famous Mystery Writer Vanished On a cold December night in 1926, Agatha Christie went out in her beloved Morris Crowley roadster and didn’t return home for 11 days. Here’s how her disappearance played out....
2019-06-11 12:17

Harden passes on World Cup to focus on Rockets James Harden told Team USA coach Gregg Popovich that he will not play with the U.S. national team this summer and instead will use the extra time to adapt to playing with new teammate Russell Westbrook....
2019-07-19 23:51

Anxious men and other world-builders at CATF 2019 This year’s edition of the nationally renowned Contemporary American Theater Festival in West Virginia features six works, including four world premieres....
2019-07-09 22:51

Women’s World Cup will be best ever but is it because of or despite Fifa? | Kieran Pender Over 45,000 fans loved the opening ceremony as France kicked off the event in style but will it be enough for the French public to overcome a reticence regarding the women’s game?The Parisian weather failed to dampen a colourful opening to the Women’...
2019-06-08 04:51

Trump congratulates USA on World Cup win despite confrontation with Rapinoe Megan Rapinoe, a goalscorer in Lyon, said she would not visit the White House if the team won the title and was invitedAfter the USA claimed their fourth World Cup with a 2-0 victory over Netherlands in the final in Lyon on Sunday, Donald Trump tweet...
2019-07-07 22:34

World needs to embrace hydrogen challenge, cut costs: IEA The world should take up the challenge to boost the use of hydrogen as a potentially emissions-free source of energy, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Friday in its first major report on the fuel....
2019-06-14 20:00

France commemorates deadly World War II massacre ORADOUR-SUR-GLANE, France (AP) — France is remembering 75 years since Nazi troops massacred 642 people in Oradour-sur-Glane and destroyed the small village near Limoges. A mass took place Monday at the site of the deadliest massacre in Nazi-occupied ...
2019-06-10 16:34

Women's World Cup 2019: what are your hopes and expectations? The most anticipated Women’s World Cup in history is just days away. How will your country fare? Host nation France kick off the 2019 Women’s World Cup on Friday as they play South Korea at the Parc des Princes. They are one of several sides fancying...
2019-06-03 15:17

How the U.S. Beat England to Reach the World Cup Final Alyssa Naeher’s big moment came at last: a save that thoroughly validated her status as the American goalkeeper. She was mobbed by teammates who say they never doubted her....
2019-07-03 11:34

The Real World Returns: Where Are Your All Your Favorite Roommates Now? This is the true story...of seven strangers...picked to live in a house, work together, and have their lives taped. Find out what happens...when people stop being polite...and start getting real.......
2019-06-14 07:00

Here Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Threats to Press Freedom Around the World Azory Gwanda, a freelance journalist who has been missing in Tanzania since November 2017, remains at the top of a list of the 10 most severe threats to press freedom around the globe. Gwanda had been investigating mysterious killings when he disappe...
2019-06-03 13:34

Rapinoe fuses politics, pay and tech with World Cup win A Women's World Cup stirred by heated debates on politics, pay and technology saw the narratives fused in the final by the undisputed star of the tournament       ...
2019-07-08 04:17

The Women's World Cup Still Belongs To America, But For How Much Longer? The strongest testament to the United States’ comprehensive supremacy in women’s soccer is how unspectacular their successful defense of the World Cup title was this summer....
2019-07-09 01:17

Rose Lavelle has been U.S. soccer’s World Cup revelation The 24-year-old midfielder has earned attention in her first World Cup with quick footwork and a nutmeg for the highlight reel, but the national team has long known what it had in her....
2019-07-05 23:51

Sweden beats England 2-1 to take third at Women's World Cup Kosovare Asllani set Sweden on its way to a 2-1 victory over England for third place in the Women's World Cup on Saturday night but the midfielder almost didn't play in the bronze medal match....
2019-07-07 18:51

China Says It Doesn't Want To Replace US As "Boss Of World" China doesn't seek to surpass the U.S. as the globe's dominant power but is prepared to "fight to the end" if needed, Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said, as trade friction grows between the world's......
2019-06-03 11:34

Major evacuations in Frankfurt over World War II bomb An area around Frankfurt Zoo and the European Central Bank has been evacuated so a 500-kilogram American bomb can be defused. Some 16,500 people were told to leave, including residents of a nursing home....
2019-07-07 14:51

Conscientious objectors of first world war – their untold tales Project recognises names of 400 men held in Richmond Castle in North Yorkshire The list includes Horace Eaton, a 27-year-old from Bradford who believed war symbolised “the teaching of hatred and murder”, James Burchell, a gardener from Scarborough wh...
2019-07-19 16:17

If you're not nervous at a World Cup, you don't care enough to win | Hope Solo The pressure of a major tournament can be difficult to handle – and not a lot of players have the ability to deal with that day in and day outBefore every World Cup game I played in, I felt good during the warm up. I was ready to play and wanted to p...
2019-06-10 14:17

Why the World Worries About Russia’s Natural Gas Pipeline A new natural gas pipeline into Europe from Russia is shaking up geopolitics. Nord Stream 2, as it’s called, worries leaders in Eastern Europe, has put German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the hot seat and has stirred the ire of U.S. President Donald T...
2019-06-13 21:00

The radio reporter who witnessed D-Day and told the world what he saw Wright Bryan, a war correspondent with NBC Radio and the Atlanta Journal, scooped 600 other reporters by broadcasting the first eyewitness account of the Normandy invasion....
2019-06-07 00:51

What World Of Warcraft Would Look Like Running In Unreal Engine 4 It’s hard to get excited about World of Warcraft in a visual sense, but if you’ve ever held out hope that the game might get a sequel, or at least a more modern makeover, then this is the video for you....
2019-07-11 03:17

Women’s World Cup has come a long way since cupboard commentary The media coverage and popularity of this year’s tournament highlight the dramatic transformation in the women’s gameWhen the first story after the bongs of the BBC Ten O’Clock News comes live from an established anchor reporting from outside a women...
2019-07-06 14:34

USA 13-0 Thailand: Women's World Cup 2019 – as it happened USA break World Cup record as they hit 13 past hapless ThailandHope Solo: If you’re not nervous, you don’t care enough to win 10.22pm BST We’ll be shutting down shortly. But you can have your say on today’s match in the comments of Caitlin Murray’s r...
2019-06-12 06:17

Players tell themselves the World Cup final is just another game. They're wrong Everything is magnified on the biggest day possible for a footballer: the pressure, the nerves, the excitement. You don’t want to waste the opportunityThe World Cup final is not just another game. You sometimes hear players say polite things like “I’...
2019-07-06 14:34

AT&T declares itself ‘world leader’ in 5G despite 0 consumer devices AT&T is pounding its chest as a leader in 5G, even though average consumers haven't even been able to test its network in the United States.Read More...
2019-06-06 21:17

Could this be the worst cafe in the world? | Gene Marks New Zealand cafe has been dubbed the ‘F… Off Shop’ by the locals and the owner is called the ‘Wicked Witch of Springfield’We all know that Basil Fawlty ran the worst hotel in the world. But who’s got the worst cafe? Karyn Cullingford might be in the ...
2019-07-05 19:17

France v Norway: Women's World Cup – live! Updates from the Group A match kicking off at 8pm BSTYou can email Jacob here or tweet him hereSearch for female Mbappé hots up in Paris suburbsGolden boot standings: the top scorers at France 2019 7.10pm BST It’s the generation game ... 7.06pm BST F...
2019-06-12 20:34

US wins 4th World Cup title, 2nd in a row, beats Dutch 2-0 The United States won its record fourth Women's World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 when Megan Rapinoe converted a penalty kick in the second half and Rose Lavelle added a goal       ...
2019-07-07 20:17

USA 94 – 25 years on: football’s evolution captivates the world Italy’s heartbreak and Brazil’s mastery are memorable moments of an event that proved a catalyst for the game’s global expansionA quarter of a century ago on Saturday millions of people all over the planet stopped what they might normally be doing to...
2019-07-12 23:51

Check out the world’s tallest sandcastle Finished on June 5, 2019, the world's tallest sandcastle is a meter higher than the previous record.        ...
2019-06-06 23:17

Chip world tries to come to grips with promise and peril of AI Chip executives gathered in San Francisco to discuss what to do about the explosion in demand for deep learning forms of A.I. that is pushing at the limits of today’s chips. Possibilities include analog computing, optical circuits, and computing in m...
2019-07-13 18:34

World's Longest Flight To Be Even Less Comfortable Than Expected Flights half way around the globe are set to be even less comfortable than expected -- that's if the marathon 20-hour non-stop services from Sydney to London get off the ground at all....
2019-06-05 09:00

Everything We Know About The Viruses In Dr. Mario World, Including Their Lethality Dr. Mario World was released recently and I’ve been playing a lot of it. The latest game in the series, Dr. Mario World is the first built for mobile phones and features new and old viruses. But how deadly are these differently colored viruses and wh...
2019-07-14 18:51