TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-11 20:34

Tourists shocked to find popular ‘Gates of Heaven’ attraction on Instagram is fake

Thousands of visitors flock to Lempuyang Temple in Bali each year, hoping to recreate photographs of them posing at the ethereal "Gates of Heaven". But it turns out it is...

Tourists shocked to find popular ‘Gates of Heaven’ attraction on Instagram is fake

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New York doctors shocked by what they find during surgery on brain tumor Doctors in New York, who cut into a woman’s brain last September to remove a suspected malignant tumor, were reportedly baffled when they found a mass resembling a “quail’s egg” that turned out to be a tapeworm....
2019-06-07 11:00

Tourists flock to visit Chernobyl after HBO airs its popular series Tourists have flocked to Chernobyl, Ukraine to see the disaster zone and nuclear power plant depicted in HBOs new series "Chernobyl."       ...
2019-06-11 23:17

Volcano erupts on Italian island popular with tourists, killing hiker on mountainside An Italian hiker from Milazzo was killed on Wednesday as a volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli erupted. According to fire brigade commander Giuseppe Biffarella, the eruption injured another hiker on the side of the mountain, throwing ash high ...
2019-07-04 00:34

Man Slashed Throat Of Teen Popular On Instagram, Took Selfie With Body Police arrived at the gruesome scene Sunday morning, alerted by frantic calls from users on the messaging app Discord. What police heard in those calls was horrifying: Someone had uploaded an image of......
2019-07-16 16:51

Chernobyl writer urges Instagram tourists to 'respect' nuclear disaster site Spike in visitors, including some who pose in little more than a g-string, prompts writer of HBO hit to speak outThe writer of the acclaimed HBO drama series Chernobyl has spoken out about the proliferation of lewd and inappropriate selfies taken by ...
2019-06-12 04:00

Look: Wales tourists find lizard stowed away from Island of Kos Animal rescuers in Wales said a small Balkan green lizard stowed away with some tourists and ended up 2,383 miles from its home on the Greek Island of Kos....
2019-06-14 20:34

16 Million Accounts Of Indian Instagram Influencers Are Fake, Says Study A whopping 16 million accounts of Indian influencers on Facebook-owned Instagram are fake, revealed a new study, suggesting such people are artificially boosting "vanity metrics" that marketers often......
2019-07-13 19:17

Fake Instagram accounts are hijacking Sudan solidarity campaign Some Instagram accounts have been accused of using a social media campaign that aims to promote solidarity with victims of unrest in Sudan merely to gain more followers on the platform....
2019-06-19 00:51

QB Brett Favre staying retired, Instagram announcement was fake Legendary quarterback Brett Favre says he isn't coming out of retirement. An Instagram announcement declaring his return to the NFL, he said, was a hoax....
2019-06-19 19:17

No Special Treatment: Fake Video of Zuckerberg Stays on Instagram Instagram will refrain from taking down an ultra-realistic "deepfake video" of Facebook's CEO bragging about controlling billions of people's "stolen" personal data....
2019-06-12 07:51

Instagram Won't Drop Fake Clip Of Zuckerberg Bragging About "Stolen Data" Instagram will not take down an ultra-realistic "deepfake video" posted on Tuesday of Facebook's chief executive bragging about controlling billions of people's "stolen" personal data....
2019-06-13 08:51

Fake Saudi prince who flaunted on Instagram sentenced in fraud scheme Miami fraudster Anthony Gignac was sentenced Friday by a Florida judge to 18.5 years in prison for swindling $8 million from people by posing as Middle Eastern royalty, according to reports....
2019-06-02 00:34

16 Million Followers of Indian Instagram Influencers Fake, Study Claims A whopping 16 million followers of Indian influencers on Facebook-owned Instagram are fake, revealed a new study, suggesting such people are artificially boosting "vanity metrics"....
2019-07-15 10:51

Use This App to Find the Perfect Instagram Shot When You're Traveling In San Francisco, it started with The Museum of Ice Cream, a “museum” downtown where for $38 dollars you can snap selfies of yourself next to a unicorn or submerged in sprinkles in the building’s “sprinkle pool.”...
2019-06-23 02:34

Instagram keeps a detailed list of everything it thinks you're interested in — here's how to find it (FB) Shutterstock Instagram compiles a list of topics it thinks you're interested in inside the Instagram app itself, which is used to show you relevant ads. You can check the list for yourself with just a few taps into some of the Instagram app's deepe...
2019-06-12 04:17

How to Find and Report Fake Businesses on Google Maps The next time you go to order pizza, or call someone to repair an appliance, make sure you aren’t getting scammed by a representative of a business that doesn’t actually exist....
2019-06-22 08:00

Wildlife Traffickers Use Facebook, Instagram to Find Black-Market Buyers Social networks and online marketplaces have long been hubs of illegal activity, including exotic animal trafficking. Smugglers use the platforms as digital billboards, often sharing photos and videos......
2019-07-12 14:17

Feds find diamonds, fake passport at Epstein’s townhouse The feds found dozens of diamonds, piles of cash and a fake passport with Jeffrey Epstein’s photo stashed in a safe at the convicted pedophile’s Upper East Side townhouse, they said Monday. Prosecutors told a Manhattan federal judge about the n...
2019-07-15 22:00

This looks like the car you use to tear ass around Heaven until they all get sick of you doing cloud This looks like the car you use to tear ass around Heaven until they all get sick of you doing cloud-donuts and kick you out, where you have to hoon around in Purgatory in a metallic tan Saturn Vue....
2019-06-11 14:51

Heaven’s Vault review – new worlds, new words A gripping adventure from award-winning studio Inkle casts you as an archaeologist translating an ancient alien languageHeaven’s Vault, a science fiction adventure told with the appealing restraint of an Asimov classic, begins as something of a reluc...
2019-05-21 16:17

Court to review Led Zeppelin ‘Stairway to Heaven’ rip-off decision A federal appeals court on Monday agreed to review it’s latest decision on whether or not Led Zeppelin ripped off the opening guitar riff of to their legendary rock hit “Stairway to Heaven.” In September 2018, the 9th Circuit of Appeals in San Franci...
2019-06-11 18:34

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 23: Deep Cotton 'We're Far Enough From Heaven Now We Can Freak Out' Have you ever heard a song that totally had you at hello? Well, for me, one of those songs would be Deep Cotton’s “We’re Far Enough From Heaven Now We Can Freak Out.” Deep Cotton is the duo of Nate Wonder and Chuck Lightning, Janelle Monae’s longtim...
2019-06-23 21:00

Runner’s heartbroken husband posts photo of her ‘before she heads up to heaven’ A distance runner who has been battling a rare form of cancer for the past decade is now in grave condition, her heartbroken husband confirmed to The Post. Gabriele Grunewald, 32, who was diagnosed with adenoid cystic carcinoma in 2009 while at the U...
2019-06-11 02:00

It Must Be Heaven review – Palestine's holy fool lives the dream The latest satire-fable from Elia Suleiman is as droll as ever, but while there’s a kernel of seriousness here it too often lapses into elusive mannerismThe Palestinian film-maker Elia Suleiman, dishevelled yet dapper at all times and never without h...
2019-05-25 13:17

As a black teenager, I loved Morrissey. But heaven knows I’m miserable now | Joshua Surtees I used to defend Morrissey against accusations of racism. Now I feel betrayed by his support for bigots like Tommy RobinsonDear Morrissey, I’m writing this to say, in a gentle way, thank you but no. As beautiful as your words once were, your vocal su...
2019-06-06 14:17

Jeremy Renner's new song claims Heaven doesn't have a name, which is confusing fans (and everyone else) When he’s not killing marginalized groups as Hawkeye or breaking both of his arms playing tag, Jeremy Renner is scatting away to his hearts content. Or... well it sounds like it could be scatting while a cappella, but whatever you might call it, it’s...
2019-07-02 16:34

Aston Villa in Premier League heaven with play-off Wembley win over Derby For Aston Villa, who are back in the big time, £170m richer and free from the demons that have tormented them ever since they lost in the play-off final 12 months ago, it was a day to remember. Prince William and John Carew hugged one another in the ...
2019-05-28 02:34

'Casting heaven': Danny Boyle excited over Alan McGee biopic Filmmaker Danny Boyle has spoken of his excitement at working on the upcoming Creation Stories film, which brings to the big screen all the hedonism of the most famous British record label of the 1990s....
2019-07-08 04:17

Pushy bonobo mothers help sons find sexual partners, scientists find High-ranking mothers lead sons to groups of females and keep guard while they mateTheir mothers are so keen for them to father children that they usher them in front of promising partners, shield them from violent competitors and dash the chances of ...
2019-05-21 14:51

Apple launches ‘Find My’ for iOS, iPadOS and macOS, replacing Find my iPhone A new Find My app combines Find My iPhone and Find My Friends into a single way to track items, including an activation lock feature for new Macs.Read More...
2019-06-04 01:00

Chernobyl to become official tourist attraction, Ukraine says Chernobyl, the site of the world's worst nuclear disaster which resulted in thousands of deaths, is to become an official tourist attraction, Ukraine's president has announced....
2019-07-11 14:34

Chernobyl is set to become an official tourist attraction, but is it safe? "Chernobyl is a unique place on the planet where nature has been reborn after a huge man-made disaster," Ukraine's president said."       ...
2019-07-15 19:17

Tour de France 2019: Green jersey guide – Sagan's seventh heaven? "The third of our Blazin\u0027 Saddles Tour de France guides is powered by speed as we cock a snook at the fastest men in the peloton and the battle for green. With Peter Sagan getting back to winning ways last year, can anyone stop the Slovakian sho...
2019-07-02 23:00

Chicken wire, homer heaven: Inside quirky London Stadium for Yankees-Red Sox LONDON — Our greatest homegrown product appears on the way to England: The home run. The center field fence at London Stadium is 385 feet away (117.4 meters on this side of The Pond), which would be the shortest in the majors — though with a 16...
2019-06-28 22:00

Disneyland’s New ‘Star Wars’ Attraction Opens Friday The marriage of Disney and Star Wars has given birth to a major new attraction at Disneyland in Anaheim, California. “Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge” opens to the public Friday. The park promises to take fans beyond the movies, without tr...
2019-05-31 02:01

Lawsuit: Flood damage at Noah’s Ark attraction in Kentucky WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (AP) — In the Bible, the ark survived an epic flood. Yet the owners of Kentucky’s Noah’s ark attraction are demanding their insurance company bail them out after flooding caused nearly $1 million in property damage. The ...
2019-05-24 23:17

Floor coating replaced at Chicago skyscraper attraction A popular attraction at Chicago's tallest building was closed temporarily after minor cracking was found in the protective coating of its glass floor....
2019-06-13 18:34

Paris archbishop: Notre Dame more than a tourist attraction Everyone, it seems, has an idea for how to rebuild Notre Dame. Proposals for its reconstruction include topping it with a modern glass cover, an ecological garden or even a swimming pool up on the roof....
2019-06-18 16:17

Led Zeppelin ‘Stairway to Heaven’ dispute reignited as court hits repeat on copyright case Attorneys for Led Zeppelin are gearing up for another battle in the iconic band’s ongoing legal bout over whether or not they allegedly ripped off the popular intro to their 1971 song “Stairway to Heaven.”...
2019-06-11 04:17

‘Fatal Attraction’ killer Carolyn Warmus released from prison “Fatal Attraction” killer Carolyn Warmus — a Westchester County schoolteacher who infamously murdered her lover’s wife in 1989 — has been released from prison this week and is headed to the Big Apple, authorities said. Warmus, 55, whose o...
2019-06-18 19:17

Ukraine plans to make Chernobyl an official tourist attraction For your next vacation, why not go nuclear. The area surrounding Chernobyl — the location of the most devastating nuclear accident in history — will be turned into an official tourist site, a report said. The president of Ukraine signed a decree on W...
2019-07-11 02:34

Massive crack from California earthquake becomes bizarre tourist attraction Curious tourists have traveled for miles to check out the damage from the California earthquake, with many taking selfies. Some people even stuck body parts in the crack to see how deep it goes....
2019-07-10 19:51

Coating cracks on glass attraction suspending guests 103 stories in the air The protective coating cracked at Willis Tower in Chicago on Monday. The crack posed no danger to tourists, but was scary to some.        ...
2019-06-13 00:00

Greek island accused of abusing its star attraction: donkeys Donkeys may be used to carrying heavy loads. However on the island of Santorini they're being abused by local handlers and tourists. Animal rights activists want to save the endangered species....
2019-07-08 14:00

Princess Diana death attraction at National Enquirer Live? Not exactly Reports have swelled since last week about a Princess Diana attraction at the new National Enquirer Live theme park.        ...
2019-05-28 20:51

Unrepentant ‘Fatal Attraction’ killer claims ex-lover is real murderer “Fatal Attraction” killer Carolyn Warmus didn’t express any sympathy for her victim’s husband during the state parole hearing that led to her being sprung from prison after 27 years — instead blaming him for the 1989 mur...
2019-07-04 11:51

The Bachelorette Star Hannah Brown Explains Her Attraction to Luke Parker If you're caught up on this season of The Bachelorette, you have probably formed an opinion of one Luke P. And if you've been watching closely, that opinion is probably something......
2019-06-06 04:00

'Your Attraction to Me...Is Not a Reason to Kill Me': Laverne Cox Speaks Out About the Murders of Black Trans Women It ought to be common knowledge by now that, without the contributions of black trans women, there would be no gay rights movement in the U.S. Still, they remain the most marginalized and vilified of all LBGTQ groups, a fact that is most evident in t...
2019-06-30 01:00

Princess Diana’s death turned into morbid attraction at Tennessee theme park A theme park has created a bizarre attraction based on Princess Diana’s death in what is being seen as a sick attempt to cash in on the tragedy. Guests are being charged £20 ($25) to see a 3D remake of the 1997 Paris horror crash and even get the cha...
2019-05-25 01:00

Lionsgate cancels plans for big John Wick/Mad Men/Hunger Games attraction in Times Square According to Variety, movie studio Lionsgate has announced that it’s dropping a plan to make a ridiculous “indoor entertainment center” in New York’s Times Square that would’ve been like Disney World for fans of the Lionsgate family of products. Appa...
2019-07-08 03:34

NM state senator shocked by DWI arrest: ‘Are you serious?’ ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A New Mexico state senator expressed surprise when he learned he was being arrested on a drunken driving charge, slurring his speech as he lay in an emergency room and saying to an officer, “Are you serious? Jesus Christ....
2019-07-02 09:34

Video: The F1 car so good it shocked Ferrari Ferrari dominated the 2004 Formula 1 season with its F2004, crushing its rivals by winning 15 of that year's 18 races and sealing both world championships early...
2019-06-05 18:34

| SA Emerging XI shocked by University Sports SA A century by Neil Brand trumped Janneman Malan’s effort as University Sports South Africa (USSA) claimed a thrilling win over the South Africa Emerging team....
2019-07-05 00:17

I’m shocked to learn that not everyone loves my son’s red hair | Séamas O’Reilly An encounter with a ginger-phobe is a reminder of my childhood, and that my homeland is still prejudicedOh,’ she said, her lips pursed with pity and disgust. ‘The ginger’s sticking, isn’t it?’ The speaker in question was a large, friendly Derry woman...
2019-06-02 12:51

Andy Ruiz Jr. Shocked the Boxing World. But Not His Hometown. The “chubby kid” from the rough-and-tumble boxing circuit on the Mexican border upset Anthony Joshua to claim the heavyweight crown. In Imperial, Calif., though, they knew all along he was a “dangerous dude.”...
2019-06-16 10:51

I Love You, Now Die: behind the text suicide scandal that shocked America In an eye-opening new documentary, the story of the teenager accused of coercing her boyfriend to kill himself via text is brought to lightDocumentary film-maker Erin Lee Carr specializes in locating the real story behind what would otherwise be clic...
2019-07-09 10:34

Bangladesh shocked by rise in sex crimes, child rape Multiple incidents of ghastly sexual violence in recent months have raised serious concerns over the safety of women and children in Bangladesh. Experts blame "a culture of impunity" for the spike in sex crimes....
2019-07-10 21:17

Mom shocked to be left deaf from pregnancy due to rare condition A UK mom-of-two says she couldn’t hear her baby girl cry when she was born, due to a rare condition that caused her to lose her hearing during her pregnancy. Kate Llewellyn-Waters, 42, said she suffers from a genetic defect known as otosclerosi...
2019-06-28 02:51

Israeli president shocked by German skullcap comment Israel's president says he's shocked by a German official's comment that he wouldn't advise Jews to wear skullcaps in parts of the country, which is drawing mixed reactions at home....
2019-05-26 12:51

Why Gwen Stefani Was ''Shocked'' to Be Asked Back to The Voice Gwen Stefani is ready to have a "sweet escape"... to The Voice. Last month, Adam Levine surprised everyone when he announced he was leaving the singing competition show after 16......
2019-06-05 04:34

Disneyland releases stunning photos of completed Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge theme park attraction Disneyland has released a series of amazing images showing its new Star Wars theme park attraction, which is set to open in California on Friday 31 May....
2019-05-31 01:00

Pollutionwatch: the fight for clean air at the school gates Parents across Europe take action as air pollution found to restrict children’s lung growthAlmost every week our newspapers report new studies on the damage that air pollution does to our health and especially to children. For example, last November,...
2019-05-23 22:51

Americans Storm the Gates of Royal Ascot The U.S. trainer Wesley Ward has won 10 times, and more of his countrymen are now competing. All 14 starters from outside Europe came from the U.S. in 2017...
2019-06-18 08:51

Man arrested after climbing Buckingham Palace gates LONDON — London police have arrested a man who climbed the front gates of Buckingham Palace while Queen Elizabeth II was in residence. Police said late Wednesday night that the 22-year-old man was arrested earlier that morning by specialist royal pol...
2019-07-11 16:51

Bill Gates shares his biggest mistake Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said in an interview that the biggest mistake he ever made was missing out on creating what Android ultimately became. By that, he means a mobile operating system that along with iOS killed all other rival mobile opera...
2019-06-28 05:00

Bill Gates Congratulates PM Modi On Poll Win Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday for leading the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to a historic win in the mammoth national elections....
2019-05-25 00:51

U.N. Rights Head ‘Shocked’ by Treatment of Migrant Children at U.S. Border Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations human rights chief, condemned the conditions faced by migrant children at the border, urging Washington to “consider the damage being done every day.”...
2019-07-09 02:17

Shocked by the rise of the right? Then you weren’t paying attention | Gary Younge The seeds of Trump, Brexit and Modi’s success were sown by endemic racism and unfairness. Tackling that is the answerThe morning after both Donald Trump’s victory and the Brexit referendum, when a mood of paralysing shock and grief overcame progressi...
2019-05-24 17:00

Kevin Durant Ruptured His Achilles Tendon, And The Warriors Are Shocked Kevin Durant has updated the world on the leg injury he suffered in Game 5 of the NBA Finals upon his return from a calf strain, and the news was as bad as everyone in the world already knew it would be. In an Instagram post on Wednesday afternoon, D...
2019-06-13 01:34

TMZ video: Malik McDowell wrestles with police after being shocked with Taser Former Seahawks second-round pick and defensive lineman Malik McDowell is facing multiple felony charges. He was shocked by police with a Taser.       ...
2019-07-09 21:34

Internet shocked over proposed Justin Bieber/Tom Cruise throw-down "I wanna challenge Tom Cruise to fight in the octagon," read a tweet shared from Justin Bieber's account.        ...
2019-06-10 22:34

22-Year-Old Scales Buckingham Palace Gates, Arrested A man has been arrested after scaling the gates of Buckingham Palace, where Queen Elizabeth II is currently in residence, officials said on Thursday....
2019-07-11 13:17

Warren Buffett donates $3.6 bln to Gates' and family charities Warren Buffett is donating roughly $3.6 billion of Berkshire Hathaway Inc stock to five charities, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the biggest contribution in Buffett's plan to give away his fortune....
2019-07-01 17:51

Bill Gates on the 3 crucial things his parents did to set him up for success Darren McCollester, Getty In interviews over the years, Bill Gates has revealed three aspects of his childhood that helped shape him into who he is today, including the slightly unconventional way he was raised by his parents, Mary and William Gates...
2019-05-23 22:51

Warren Buffett donates $3.6bn to Gates' and family charities Donation is biggest in billionaire’s plan to give away fortuneBill & Melinda Gates Foundation receives 80% of shares giftWarren Buffett is donating roughly $3.6bn of Berkshire Hathaway stock to five charities including the Bill & Melinda Gates Founda...
2019-07-01 22:00

Here Are the 5 Books Bill Gates Thinks You Should Read This Summer Bill Gates isn’t doing much light reading this summer. For his annual list of reading recommendations for the season, he’s picked five books that you can really sink into on vacation. The billionaire philanthropist wants readers to learn ...
2019-05-21 14:39

Facebook AI researchers’ MelNet AI sounds like Bill Gates A pair of Facebook AI researchers used TED Talks and other data to make AI that closely mimics music and the voices of famous people, including Bill Gates.Read More...
2019-06-11 22:51

Melinda Gates Wants More Girls and Women in STEM. Here’s How She’s Working Toward That. For proof of just how dedicated Melinda Gates is to creating opportunities for future generations, look no further than her mission to help girls and women get into STEM careers. With her position as the co-founder Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and...
2019-05-21 19:34

Female squash competitors 'shocked' after prizes include sex toy, callus remover A group of female squash competitors in Spain were outraged after they were given sex toys, wax and a callus remover as prizes at the Asturias Squash Championship....
2019-05-22 20:17

Angelique Kerber shocked by Anastasia Potapova in French Open first round • Russian teenager Potapova beats No 5 seed 6-4, 6-2• Garbiñe Muguruza avoids upset against Taylor TownsendAngelique Kerber’s bid to complete a career slam at this year’s French Open fell at the first hurdle, as she lost 6-4, 6-2 to Anastasia Potapov...
2019-05-26 16:00

Hispanic pastors tour border facility lambasted by AOC and say they are ‘shocked by misinformation’ Rev. Samuel Rodriguez was "full of indignation" when he saw the reports and heard from politicians about the deplorable and inhumane conditions for illegal immigrants at an El Paso County, Texas migrant detention center, but what he saw at the same f...
2019-07-02 15:51

Scientists shocked by Arctic permafrost thawing 70 years sooner than predicted Ice blocks frozen solid for thousands of years destabilized‘The climate is now warmer than at any time in last 5,000 years’Permafrost at outposts in the Canadian Arctic is thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, an expedition has discovered, in the ...
2019-06-18 18:51

Who Is Robert F. Smith? Learn More About the Billionaire Whose Generosity Shocked a Graduating Class In an astonishing commencement address, billionaire Robert F. Smith announced on Sunday that he will wipe out student debt for the entire 2019 graduating class at Morehouse College, prompting cheers and more than a few tears from shocked listeners to...
2019-05-21 17:51

Kevin Anderson: ‘One tennis player coming out might open the gates for others’ The world No 8 on his fierce campaigning streak, how he was shaped by apartheid – and tennis’s long road to equality‘I try not to get too political,” Kevin Anderson says as he winds down at the end of a rainy day at the National Tennis Centre. “But c...
2019-06-16 13:00

Warren Buffett donates $3.6 billion to Gates' and family charities Warren Buffett is donating roughly $3.6 billion of Berkshire Hathaway Inc stock to five charities, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the biggest contribution in Buffett's plan to give away his fortune....
2019-07-01 16:51

Melinda Gates: Capitalism needs work, but it beats socialism and the US is 'lucky' to have it Melinda Gates, in an interview with CNBC's Becky Quick, says people living in developing countries "want to live in these types of capitalistic societies."...
2019-05-21 20:51

Raven Gates and Adam Gottschalk Are Engaged--See Which Bachelor Couples Are Still Together It's been quite the week for Bachelor Nation and we aren't even two full days into June yet. On Sunday, Bachelor in Paradise fan-favorite couple Raven Gates and Adam Gottschalk......
2019-06-03 01:17

Bachelor in Paradise's Raven Gates and Adam Gottschalk Are Engaged It's another Bachelor Nation success story: Raven Gates and Adam Gottschalk are engaged! The two announced their engagement on Sunday on Instagram. He proposed to her on May......
2019-06-03 01:17

MTA to overhaul subway exit gates after installing easy-to-hop model Gov. Andrew Cuomo and transit officials this week revealed plans to redesign subway emergency exit gates as part of a larger effort to crack down on fare-beaters – after recently installing a new easy-to-hop version that has made evasion simpler than...
2019-06-19 01:17

‘Users have no idea’: Mozilla exec says Amazon Alexa recordings ‘shocked’ his family Alan Davidson, the vice-president of global policy, trust and security for the company that makes the Firefox browser, appeared at a Canadian committee....
2019-05-29 23:00

Microsoft's Flight Simulator reveal shocked fanatics who hadn't seen an upgrade in 13 years Developers were caught off-guard by a new version of Microsoft's Flight Simulator, though the company says it still wants contributions from outsiders....
2019-06-23 16:51

Sophie Turner shocked by 'Game of Thrones' Easter Egg hidden in Season 1 poster Sophie Turner was left in shock after her “X-Men: Dark Phoenix” co-star Jessica Chastain dropped some major “Game of Thrones” Easter Egg knowledge on her. ...
2019-05-30 19:34

AOC shocked to agree with GOP's Freedom Caucus on surveillance tech: 'Check the sky for flying pigs' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she checked to see if pigs could fly after she found a rare moment of common ground with House Republicans on Wednesday over the protection of Americans from surveillance....
2019-05-23 11:00

House intelligence committee subpoenas Michael Flynn, Rick Gates The House intelligence committee said Thursday it's issued two more subpoenas, seeking testimony and records from former national security adviser Michael Flynn and former Trump campaign official Rick Gates....
2019-06-13 19:34

Bill Gates calls failure to fight Android his “greatest mistake” Enlarge / Bill Gates speaks to Village Global. (credit: Village Global) Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates recently gave a wide-ranging interview to VC firm Village Global, and at one point, the topic of mobile came up. Gates revealed his biggest regr...
2019-06-27 21:01

Bill Gates' $400 billlion mistake involves Windows Phone and Android Bill Gates started Microsoft in 1975 along with Paul Allen and the rest is history. You don't get to be one of the wealthiest people in the world and build a trillion dollar company without making some great decisions over the years. At an event held...
2019-06-23 22:51

House intelligence panel subpoenas ex-Trump advisers Flynn, Gates The U.S. House of Representatives' Intelligence Committee has issued subpoenas against former White House adviser Michael Flynn and President Donald Trump's former deputy campaign chairman Rick Gates, the panel said in a statement on Thursday....
2019-06-13 15:34

Michael Flynn and Rick Gates Subpoenaed to Testify by House Committee The subpoenas are tied to the Intelligence Committee’s investigation of Russia’s attempts to influence U.S. politics and whether foreign interests could influence Mr. Trump, his family or associates....
2019-06-13 17:17

Bill Gates and Big Oil back company trying to solve climate change by sucking CO2 out of the air Carbon Engineering wants to address climate change by capturing and removing carbon dioxide straight from the air, but many question whether partnering with oil and gas companies is the right move....
2019-06-22 15:34

Bill Gates Says Steve Jobs Cast "Spells" To Keep Apple From Dying Apple's Steve Jobs was singular in his ability to take a company "on a path to die" and turn it into the world's most valuable -- in part by "casting spells," billionaire Bill Gates said....
2019-07-08 10:34

Steve Jobs Was Master At ''Casting Spells'' On Workers: Bill Gates Apple chief design officer Jony Ive who worked at the iPhone maker for almost 30 years decided to move on last month and form an independent design firm called LoveFrom....
2019-07-08 13:00

Steve Jobs 'Cast Spells' to Motivate Workers, Says Bill Gates Late Steve Jobs who co-founded Apple was a master at "casting spells" to keep employees motivated and working long hours, according to Microsoft's co-founder Bill Gates....
2019-07-08 12:17

Billionaire Warren Buffett to donate $3.6B in shares to five foundations, including Gates Warren Buffett said he will donate $3.6 billion worth of Berkshire Hathaway shares to five foundations, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.       ...
2019-07-01 18:17

Twins fans won't have to empty pockets at Target Field gates The Minnesota Twins are making changes at Target Field aimed at making it easier for fans to enter while still maintaining security        ...
2019-06-06 20:51

Deadspin Kevin Durant Ruptured His Achilles Tendon, And The Warriors Are Shocked | The Root White Pe Deadspin Kevin Durant Ruptured His Achilles Tendon, And The Warriors Are Shocked | The Root White People Want Trump | Jezebel The Standard for a ‘Good’ Man Is Truly Very Low | Splinter Congresswoman Calls Out GOP ‘Sex-Starved Male’ Colleagues and All...
2019-06-13 03:34

Queens residents shocked ‘quiet’ neighbor charged in Times Square terror plot The Queens man charged with hatching a disturbing plot to shoot up Times Square is a “quiet” guy whom neighbors barely knew, they said on Friday. Residents of the predominately Muslim neighborhood in Jackson Heights were floored to learn ...
2019-06-07 22:51

Oil adviser 'blinded by attraction' could lose £180k handed to Tinder lover after she declared herself bankrupt A businessman who handed more than £180,000 to his Tinder lover while "blinded by attraction" could end up with not recovering a penny despite a judge ordering her to repay him....
2019-07-01 16:51

Zookeepers ran to close gates before killer tiger reached public, inquest hears Hamerton zoo park workers tell how enclosure was left open after attack on Rosa KingZookeepers rushed to close gates to an enclosure before a tiger that killed their colleague could reach a public area, an inquest has heard.Rosa King, 33, was savaged...
2019-07-02 22:00

Flood gates closed, homes boarded up in New Orleans as Barry approaches Louisiana Tropical Storm Barry is making its final approach toward the Gulf Coast on Saturday morning. Residents in the region who weren't put under voluntary evacuation were told to shelter in place....
2019-07-13 17:17

Bill Gates explains why he couldn’t duplicate Steve Jobs’ magic ‘spells’ Bill Gates would like you to know that the reason his late rival was able to resuscitate Apple and take the iPhone maker from near-death to being the most valuable company in the world is that Steve Jobs was so successful at making people believe in ...
2019-07-08 01:00

Melinda Gates: Sharing school drop-off, kitchen duties changed my marriage Melinda Gates shares stories from her marriage and foundation in her new book, 'The Moment of Lift.'        ...
2019-05-21 14:51

| Noah, Gates join Federer, Nadal for Cape Town charity match Next year's Roger Federer v Rafael Nadal showdown in Cape Town got a further injection of star power with confirmation Bill Gates and Trevor Noah will also take part....
2019-07-05 00:17

Schiff: Gates, Flynn negotiating with committee about testifying, won't meet subpoena deadline Former Trump campaign deputy chairman Rick Gates – one of former special counsel Robert Mueller’s crucial cooperators – has begun providing documents to the House Intelligence Committee, Chairman Adam Schiff said Tuesday night.The California Democrat...
2019-07-10 15:51

Manny Robles: ‘We shocked the world. Andy Ruiz’s story is a lesson in hope’ | Donald McRae The trainer tells of his struggle as a Mexican in the US, his respect for Anthony Joshua – and keeping his boxer in line for the heavyweight rematch“All the joy and all the pain came out,” Manny Robles says as he remembers how he cried after his figh...
2019-06-10 16:17

Fellow writers, fans shocked and saddened by death of Christian writer Rachel Held Evans Rachel Held Evans, who is known for her progressive Christian voice, died early Saturday morning after a brief illness, according to her husband.        ...
2019-05-21 14:51

Laurent Koscielny considers buying out Arsenal contract with club shocked by captain's behaviour Arsenal club captain Laurent Koscielny has refused to travel on the club's pre-season tour to the United States in a bid to force his way out of the club....
2019-07-11 14:01

Bill Gates says Steve Jobs could be both an 'asshole' and a wizard who cast 'magic spells' on people Jeff Chiu/AP Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates has said Apple cofounder Steve Jobs was a wizard, who was able to "cast spells" that "mesmerized" people. Gates said Jobs was capable of being an "asshole," but believes that there is no one else who can...
2019-07-08 17:34

Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates are mega rich. But their Seattle suburb is running out of money Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates are the richest people in the world. Amazon is headquartered in Seattle and Microsoft is just outside the city.       ...
2019-06-27 23:51

Terry Pratchett Predicted the Rise of Nazis Online During an Interview with Bill Gates in 1995 Most Americans weren’t online back in 1995, let alone getting most of their news from online sources. But the late fantasy author Terry Pratchett knew what was coming. And a newly unearthed GQ interview from 1995, with Bill Gates no less, reveals tha...
2019-05-30 22:51

Bill Gates and Travis Kalanick invest in A.I. chip start-up using light to move data Luminous wants to use silicon photonics -- a way to move data quickly with light -- to build a chip that can outperform Google's latest AI hardware. Big names are signing on....
2019-06-04 13:34

House Intelligence Committee Issues Subpoenas to Mueller Witnesses Rick Gates and Michael Flynn The House Intelligence Committee announced Thursday that it had issued subpoenas to former Trump advisers Rick Gates and Michael Flynn, two key cooperating witnesses in former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interfer...
2019-06-13 17:51

Venezuela: ‘Shocked’ by alleged torture, death of navy captain, UN human rights chief urges ‘in-depth’ investigation The UN human rights chief has expressed her deep concern over the alleged torture and subsequent death of a retired navy captain who had been imprisoned in Venezuela, urging authorities to conduct a prompt, thorough, independent, and transparent inve...
2019-07-03 00:34

Why Amsterdam wants tourists to go elsewhere Amsterdam's urban charms have always been a draw for tourists, but now the city is trying to reduce visitor numbers. One message: Go see the rest of the Netherlands. Find out other ways they're discouraging overtourism....
2019-05-23 14:17

My Night: Ricky Hatton reflects on the night he shocked Kostya Tszyu In his own words, Ricky Hatton details the best night of his career The post My Night: Ricky Hatton reflects on the night he shocked Kostya Tszyu appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-04 16:00

UN refugee agency ‘deeply shocked’ at stabbing death of ‘deeply courageous’ Polish mayor The Mayor of the historic port city of Gdansk in Poland, has died in hospital after being stabbed at a televised charity event on Sunday, prompting the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, to issue a statement on Monday praising him as “a deeply courageous, mor...
2019-05-21 17:17

Carl Sargeant 'shell-shocked' by groping claims, widow tells inquest A Welsh politician who was found dead in his home was "shell-shocked" by allegations that he had groped and touched women, his widow has told an inquest....
2019-07-09 22:34

Amazing places with almost no tourists Parisian bridges are weighted down with copycat "love locks," while visitors crowd cheek-to-jowl into Barcelona churches and Dubrovnik's historic center. In Italy, attempts to manage the impact of tourism range from segregating visitors to fines for ...
2019-06-04 02:17

Tourists May Soon Be Able To Tweet Their Grievances To Government The Tourism Ministry is planning to launch a Twitter-based grievance redressal mechanism for tourists to file their complaints in real time on the lines of a platform run by the External Affairs......
2019-07-04 12:00

This naked bar in the UK invites tourists to sip and strip It’s bottom’s up — and out — at this UK naked bar. The Coach & Horses, a historic Soho district pub, was recently granted a nudist license, giving its customers and bartenders permission to let it all hang out. The otherwise-very-traditio...
2019-06-04 16:51

Tourists are flocking to Chernobyl thanks to HBO miniseries CHERNOBYL, Ukraine — The success of a US television miniseries examining the world’s worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl has driven up the number of tourists wanting to see the plant, and the ghostly abandoned town that neighbors it, for themselves. ...
2019-06-06 21:17

China installing spyware on tourists' phones Chinese border authorities have been installing an app on tourists' smartphones which gathers personal data including text messages and contacts, it has been reported....
2019-07-03 14:01

China loads surveillance app onto tourists' phones China's far-reaching security network is targeting tourists, with border guards secretly installing a surveillance app onto the phones of visitors to Xinjiang, according to a joint report by several major international media organizations....
2019-07-03 17:00

Venice to fine tourists who break these new rules Venice is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world, so how are the Italians planning to control the flow of people? New sanctions.        ...
2019-05-22 16:34

Amsterdam invites tourists to 'marry' a local for a day Fake weddings aim to improve relations between residents and visitors and include a brief ‘honeymoon’ to explore the city’s less popular sights I’m wearing a vintage bridal gown with a long train, and my groom, Julian du Perron (30), is in a top hat....
2019-06-05 18:51

Chinese tourists are flocking to this lake just for selfies DALI, China — Chinese tourists are flocking to a lake in southwest Yunnan province to recreate photos that have gone viral on social media, the country’s latest selfie craze. Visitors to Erhai lake say photography sets offering everything from rare a...
2019-06-21 21:34

Bruges to limit tourists due to fears of being like ‘Disneyland’ Another city has fallen victim to the scourge of tourism. This time, it’s the popular Belgian pitstop of Bruges, an UNESCO World Heritage city known for its medieval buildings and nicknamed the “Venice of the North” for its picturesque canals. (You m...
2019-06-19 05:51

| US moves to bar American tourists from visiting Cuba The Trump administration clamped down on US tourist visits to Cuba Tuesday, aiming to cut the flow of dollars to a country that Washington accuses of helping prop up Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
2019-06-05 13:17

As Trade War With U.S. Grinds On, Chinese Tourists Stay Away The number of Chinese tourists is falling. And that’s especially painful to businesses they favor, because they tend to spend more than other visitors....
2019-06-12 09:51

Several tourists die as freak storm strikes Greece Seven people, including six tourists, were killed and dozens more injured in a freak storm Wednesday that tore through north Greece, officials said. The storm slammed the tourist destination of Halkidiki, where gale-force winds, heavy rain and hail b...
2019-07-11 23:51

NASA Is Opening the ISS to Tourists—but Don't Worry, You Can't Afford It Starting as early as next year, NASA will make the International Space Station available to space tourists and other business ventures. Sounds exciting, but the associated costs are far beyond what most of us can afford. Read more......
2019-06-08 05:17

Egypt: 11 tourists safe after hot air balloon incident LUXOR, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian officials say 11 tourists are safe after their hot air balloon drifted away, forcing them to land in the country’s southern desert. The officials say the tourists — five Indians, four Chinese, a British and an Egypt...
2019-06-20 14:51

‘It’s getting like Disneyland’: Bruges pulls up drawbridge on tourists The picture-perfect Flemish city is just the latest to announce a crackdown on visitor numbers. But not everyone is happyThere is a distinctly military pace to the ant-like line of tourists that streams out every morning from Bruges’s sprawling art-d...
2019-06-16 21:34

Rohtang Pass To Open For Tourists From June 1 Rohtang Pass, the 13,050 feet gateway to Lahaul and Spiti Valley, is set to open for tourists from June 1 onwards, according to district authorities....
2019-05-30 04:34

Egypt opens Bent Pyramid to tourists The pyramids of Egypt have long attracted visitors intrigued by their ancient history, and now travelers have the opportunity to visit a distinctive structure just south of Cairo....
2019-07-15 19:00

China is installing spyware on tourists' phones Visitors to Xinjiang in northwest China are experiencing a nasty surprise in the form of a spyware app that's being forcefully installed on their phones....
2019-07-03 17:17

These are America’s safest cities for tourists 24/7 Wall St. has put together a list of the safest cities for tourists to visit based on a review of violent crime levels per 100,000 people.        ...
2019-06-06 03:34

Bear cub killed for being ‘too friendly’ after tourists fed it, took selfies SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon wildlife officials have killed a young black bear that people have been feeding and taking photos with. The Statesman Journal reports state wildlife biologists determined last week that the 100-pound (45-kilogram) male bear ...
2019-06-19 00:17

14 popular TV shows that were almost canceled too soon Fox Year after year we see the cancellation of great television shows, and even some that don't quite make it off the ground to begin with. Some popular TV shows were almost canceled too soon at one time or another, but thanks to loyal fans, res...
2019-07-16 01:34

These are the 20 most popular stores in America Walmart, McDonald's and Starbucks top 24/7 Wall St.'s list of the top 20 stores in the U.S. Drug stores and convenience stores also made the list.        ...
2019-05-30 04:01

Tourists injured in Venice cruise ship crash A cruise ship lost control before docking in Venice's San Basilio terminal, crashing into the wharf and hitting a tourist boat. At least four boat passengers sustained minor injuries....
2019-06-02 17:00

Four German tourists arrested over Mallorca gang rape An 18-year-old German woman reported the alleged attack, in a hotel room in the northeast of the island, to police. The men were detained at Palma De Mallorca airport as they checked in for their return flight....
2019-07-05 08:00

Nearly 70 tourists to Dominican Republic reported illness since March Nearly 70 tourists have reported getting violently ill while vacationing in the Dominican Republic since March, according to a commonly used website that tracks food-borne illness outbreaks. That’s up from just 10 reported illnesses in the country fo...
2019-06-11 04:51

7 U.S. tourists have died of illness at Dominican resorts since January A Staten Island, N.Y., woman died this week while vacationing in the Dominican Republican, bringing the number of Americans who have died due to illness at resorts in the Caribbean country to seven this year....
2019-06-15 01:17

Shorts in Alaska? Residents, tourists cope in heat You wouldn't normally associate Anchorage, Alaska with record heat, but that's been the case for the last 11 days, The National Weather Service says there have been nine new daily high temperature records set in the last 11 days in Anchorag...
2019-07-10 08:17

Six tourists killed in fierce storm in northern Greece Two children among dead after series of incidents in Halkidiki region, with dozens injuredSix tourists have been killed and dozens of people injured in a fierce storm in northern Greece, authorities have said.Strong winds and hail hit the Halkidiki r...
2019-07-11 13:17

5 American tourists have died in the Dominican Republic in less than three months Screengrab/NBC News Portia Ravenelle and Orlando Moore, of New York, died in a car crash in the Dominican Republic in March while driving to the airport. Edward Nathaniel Holmes and Cynthia Day, of Maryland, and Miranda Schaup-Werner, of Pennsylvani...
2019-06-05 23:00

2 tourists killed by heavy storms in Switzerland and Greece Authorities say a tourist has drowned in Switzerland’s Lake Geneva after her boat capsized in a driving storm and another was killed in nearby France.       ...
2019-06-16 21:17

427 Tourists Stranded After Cloudburst Evacuated From North Sikkim Altogether 427 tourists were evacuated from North Sikkim on Thursday, four days after they got stranded in the district as torrential rain damaged road infrastructure, an official said....
2019-06-20 23:51

US loses billions as Chinese tourists stay away over trade war The number of arrivals from China to the US fell last year for the first time in 15 years. The Chinese are the world's highest-spending foreign visitors and their tourism dollar is sorely missed....
2019-06-13 23:51

Tourists flock to Uluru before ban, straining sacred site Tourists to Australia’s Uluru, a massive sandstone monolith in the heart of the Northern Territory’s dry “Red Centre”, are flocking to climb the land structure before soon being banned from doing so....
2019-07-12 02:00

Dubai To Offer Free 30-Day Alcohol Licence For Tourists Dubai will now offer a free 30-day alcohol licence for tourists, a move that ensures visitors will not be penalised for breaking the law, the media reported on Friday....
2019-07-12 12:17

Egypt explosion injures tourists near Giza pyramids At least 14 people were injured in an explosion that targeted a tourist bus carrying 25 South African citizens, Egypt's state-run Ahram daily reported....
2019-05-21 15:34

100 most popular rock bands of all time These are the 100 most popular rock bands of all time based on Wikipedia page views, Facebook “likes” and Spotify popularity.        ...
2019-05-21 19:34

The most popular Instant Pot is at its lowest price ever Whether you want to cook rice, steam vegetables, barbecue ribs, or even make a cake, the Instant Pot DUO60 7-in-1 can do it all, and right now it's at its lowest price ever.       ...
2019-07-09 00:51

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

The popular novel that’s inspiring a new Hulu show Since it was first published in August 2018, “Normal People” by Irish author Sally Rooney has gotten a ton of love — including wild enthusiasm on Instagram, with more than 38,000+ posts including pictures of people reading the book and sometimes just...
2019-06-08 15:51

The most popular film from your birth year 24/7 Wall Street determined the most popular movie released each year since 1930, based on domestic box office sales and IMDb user ratings.        ...
2019-05-30 21:51

Nord VPN review: An in-depth look at a popular VPN Nord VPN is a hugely popular VPN service. But how does it perform? We take a deep dive into features, capabilities, and performance of this well-known VPN offering....
2019-05-24 07:51

The 15 Most Popular Deals From the First 24 Hours of Prime Day That You Can Still Buy For the first time ever, Amazon has stretched out Prime Day over a full 48 hours, and while a lot of the best bargains from Day 1 are already sold out, we rounded up the 15 most popular deals (as bought by our readers) from Day 1 that you can still g...
2019-07-16 19:51

This popular DNA kit is on sale for the Fourth of July If you're curious to find out more about your heritage, Ancestry can help, and right now, their DNA test kits are on sale for the Fourth of July.       ...
2019-07-03 06:34

Egypt suspends hot air ballooning in Luxor after 11 tourists swept into the desert Egypt has suspended hot air ballooning over ancient sites in Luxor after winds took 11 tourists off course and forced them to land in the desert.       ...
2019-06-22 05:34

Chinese officials reportedly installed a surveillance app on tourists' phones Chinese border guards are reportedly installing surveillance apps on the phones of some travelers. According to an investigation by the Guardian, The New York Times and Süddeutsche Zeitung, the app extracts emails, texts and contacts, as well as...
2019-07-02 19:34

Space-obssessed tourists flock to Chile for solar eclipse LA SERENA, Chile — The total solar eclipse expected in northern Chile early next month is already drawing flocks of visitors eager to glimpse a rare view of the phenomenon through the region’s clear skies. In Coquimbo, a region spanning the Pacific c...
2019-06-10 21:51

From Amsterdam to Venice, the impact of too many tourists sparks outrage and action Several recent events, incidents and widely shared images have brought the issue of "overtourism," and its economic, environmental and human consequences front and center....
2019-06-16 17:17

At least seven South Korean tourists dead in Budapest boat disaster Hungarian rescue officials said there was little chance of finding survivors after a boat carrying South Korean tourists sank on the Danube, killing at least seven people and leaving 21 people missing....
2019-05-30 12:34

Got $50 Million for a Vacation? NASA to Open Space Station to Tourists NASA will allow private citizens to stay at the International Space Station (ISS) for month-long getaways at a cost of about $35,000 per night, the US space agency said on Friday....
2019-06-08 08:51

Rome has had enough of travelers' debauchery, cracking down on rowdy tourists The mayor of Rome on Friday ushered in a permanent get-tough approach on boorish behavior by tourists and those Romans who exploit them.       ...
2019-06-10 18:00

Hong Kong Protesters Are Taking Their Message to Chinese Tourists A march planned for Sunday is the first major action since protesters concerned about Beijing’s influence broke into the Hong Kong legislature last week....
2019-07-07 09:51

| As China locks up Muslims in Xinjiang, it opens its doors to tourists From the expansive dunes of the Taklamakan Desert to the snow-capped peaks of Tianshan, Chinese authorities are selling troubled Xinjiang as a tourist idyll, welcoming travellers even as they send locals to internment camps....
2019-07-16 00:00

Chernobyl welcomes the tourists – ‘a messy and morally queasy experience’ Interest in the site of the 1986 nuclear reactor disaster has grown hugely in the wake of the HBO series – but it is a long way from being a place of solemnity and reflectionLast November, I stood in the forest of Pripyat – the town that was evacuate...
2019-06-04 20:17

NASA to open International Space Station to tourists from 2020 It's a package holiday with a difference: NASA has said it is opening up the International Space Station to commercial space travel. But you will need deep pockets to venture into deep space....
2019-06-07 21:17

Rich Indians To The Rescue As Chinese Tourists Shun Thailand Thailand's struggling tourism industry is finding support with visitors from the population colossus to its west, just as the years of bumper arrivals from the giant to its north are beginning to......
2019-07-08 05:51

Widow questions husband’s death in Dominican Republic after tourists die A Maryland woman said that three American tourists dying at a Dominican Republic resort has her questioning the circumstances of her husband’s death in that country. Dawn McCoy said she does not believe it’s a coincidence that her husband...
2019-06-08 00:17

A hellish heat wave has arrived in Europe, just in time for tourists Parts of France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Poland, Switzerland and the Czech Republic have seen temperatures soar into the 90s and even past 100 degrees Fahrenheit — at least 20 to 30 degrees above normal....
2019-06-27 21:01

Tiffany says fewer Chinese tourists, US trade war led to sales decline Tiffany & Co. says the trade war is taking the shine off its sales. The luxury jeweler said sales declined in the most recent quarter because fewer Chinese tourists are traveling to the US, and because the tariff war with China is making its baubles ...
2019-06-04 22:51

Chinese border guards put secret surveillance app on tourists' phones Software extracts emails, texts and contacts and could be used to track movementsChinese border police are secretly installing surveillance apps on the phones of visitors and downloading personal information as part of the government’s intensive scru...
2019-07-02 18:51

Huge migrant influx scares off Greek island tourists Tourists are avoiding the Greek island of Samos due to the shocking situation at the Vathy migrant camp, which has grown into a sprawling settlement. Locals and asylum-seekers feel authorities have abandoned them....
2019-06-23 18:34

NASA To Open International Space Station To Tourists From Next Year NASA said Friday it will open up the International Space Station for tourism and other business ventures as of next year, as it seeks to financially disengage from the orbiting research lab....
2019-06-07 18:51

‘Chernobyl’ producer begs tourists to be more respectful when visiting the site This is 2019, so, of course, selfie culture being what it is there’s been a spike in tourism to the site of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster — thanks to HBO’s critically acclaimed miniseries retelling the story that&r...
2019-06-12 23:51

Memories of Massacres Were Long Suppressed Here. Tourists Now Retrace the Atrocities. Jeju Island’s natural beauty has long attracted millions of South Koreans. Visitors now come to tour sites associated with a government-led postwar slaughter that was forbidden to discuss for decades....
2019-05-28 11:34

5 U.S. Tourists Have Died in the Dominican Republic Since April. Should You Cancel Your Trip? A string of high profile deaths, illnesses and a claim of assault in the Dominican Republic has cast a shadow of concern over a country whose economy is largely driven by tourism. But despite the tragic headlines, hotel officials and safety experts a...
2019-06-08 02:17

Human-powered ferry makes a difference for tourists — and the captain Maik Slotta is a man you won't forget. He runs the only remaining manually operated ferry in the German state of Brandenburg, and there's no one to replace him, as DW's Hardy Graupner reports from the Spreewald region....
2019-06-12 15:34

One dead as tourists forced to flee into the sea after Italian volcano erupts A VOLCANO on the island of Stromboli has erupted, leaving at least one person dead, with tourists reportedly throwing themselves into the sea in panic....
2019-07-03 23:34

NASA to allow tourists to visit International Space Station from 2020 NASA plans to allow tourists to visit the International Space Station by 2020. Until now, the floating space lab has only been accessible to astronauts representing state-level space agencies. But in a surprise announcement today, NASA confirmed that...
2019-06-07 19:17

Brainless Tourists Slaughter 5,000-Year-Old Sacred Scottish Tree An ancient and highly-sacred Scottish tree, The Fortingall Yew, located on the Glenlyon Estate in Perthshire, is thought to be between 3,000 - 5,000 years old and possibly the oldest tree in Europe.  ...
2019-05-29 00:17

China warns tourists, companies about risks in U.S.: state media China's foreign ministry has warned companies operating in the United States they could face harassment from U.S. law enforcement agencies, state media reported on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 11:34

The 25 most popular things our readers bought in June During the month of June, our readers were really into things like meat thermometers, face masks, and robot vacuums.       ...
2019-07-01 23:34

The 12 most popular pool floats of summer 2019 Whether you're lounging at the beach or by the pool, these popular floats from brands like Intex and Funboy will ensure a splashing good time.       ...
2019-06-08 02:17

This popular DNA kit is on sale just in time for Father's Day Help Dad unlock the secrets to his DNA with AncestryDNA's popular kit, on sale for its second-best price until June 17.       ...
2019-06-07 23:51

The sequel to one of the most popular wearables will be unveiled next week The sequel to one of the world's top-selling wearables will be unveiled in exactly one week. The Xiaomi Mi Band 4 is expected to make its debut on that date at an event in China. Based on leaks, the latest version of the affordable fitness tracker is...
2019-06-04 23:17

Teamfight Tactics Is Very Popular, And Its Servers Are Not Holding Up Teamfight Tactics, Riot’s popular League of Legends-flavored spin on auto chess, the auto battler sensation that’s methodically sweeping multiple nations, is now officially out. This, you might figure, would be good for people who want to play it. Yo...
2019-06-28 15:00

This map reveals the most popular Pixar movie in every state Woody and the rest of the gang have finally arrived in theaters and already roped in $12 million just during the Thursday night previews for Toy Story 4 — not to mention a slew of glowing reviews praising this latest installment in the beloved ...
2019-06-22 21:51

Trump is more popular than de Blasio in New York: poll More New Yorkers like President Trump than like Mayor Bill de Blasio, according to a poll by Sienna College. The embarrassing survey showed that statewide, only 29 percent of voters have a favorable view of Hizzoner, while 34 percent view the command...
2019-06-11 20:17

Alligator spotted in popular Chicago lagoon Authorities on Tuesday were attempting to rescue a possible alligator or crocodile in the Humboldt Park lagoon.        ...
2019-07-10 18:51

MLB Blaming Its Own Players For Not Being More Popular Is Now An Annual Event Remember last year, during the All-Star break, when commissioner Rob Manfred responded to questions about MLB’s struggles to promote the historically great Mike Trout by shifting blame onto Trout himself? Remember how Manfred said Trout would have a ...
2019-07-10 12:51

Popular Streamers React To Dr Disrespect's Twitch Ban Yesterday, popular Twitch streamer Guy “Dr Disrespect” Beahm walked into an E3 bathroom and walked out without a Twitch channel. This action likely violated the platform’s terms of service. His E3 badge got revoked shortly after. It’s incredibly rare...
2019-06-13 14:34

Most popular baby names of 2019 (so far) are surprisingly different In the first quarter of this year, the most popular baby name are surprising. At least, according to Nameberry. Posie? Milo?        ...
2019-05-21 14:51

What's Area 51, and why is it so popular right now? 4 things to know about the top-secret site The top-secret military base known as Area 51 has long been a point of discussion for conspiracy theorists who believe the facility holds government secrets about aliens and UFOs....
2019-07-15 22:34

Luxury bottled water is absurd – so why is it so popular? People pay top dollar for ‘premium’ brands indistinguishable in blind taste tests from tap water – is it about status, wellness or something more fundamental?Last year, judges at the 28th International Berkeley Springs Water Tasting competition deeme...
2019-07-16 08:51

Dominican Republic deaths and alleged attacks making U.S. tourists very nervous At least seven Americans have died in 2019 in the Dominican Republic, with questions being raised about what is going on.       ...
2019-06-19 03:34

Rome codifies edicts aimed at messy tourists, rude Romans ROME (AP) — Tired of ad hoc bans on ill behavior by tourists, Rome has converted its temporary crackdowns into one big law. The city announced Friday that the city council had a day earlier approved the all-encompassing law. Most bans, like frolickin...
2019-06-07 17:17

'Chernobyl' creator asks tourists to show 'respect' at disaster site Television show maker Craig Mazin reminded visitors to the exclusion zone in Belarus that "a terrible tragedy occured there." Tour operators have reported a huge spike in interest after the release of the miniseries....
2019-06-12 12:34

Gujarat On Cyclone Alert, Tourists Told To Move To Safe Places Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has appealed to the tourists visiting the state to leave for a safer place after noon on June 12, in the view of Cyclone Vayu which is likely to hit with a wind......
2019-06-12 07:17

Hong Kong Protesters Try to Drum Up Support Among Mainland Chinese Tourists In their first major protest since an unprecedented break-in at the government complex nearly a week ago, Hong Kong demonstrators marched to a controversial railway terminus Sunday in a symbolic attempt to bring their grievances to Beijing’s do...
2019-07-07 13:34

Tourists, Residents Evacuated As Wildfire Spreads At Hawaii's Maui Island Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke billowing high into the sky, officials and local......
2019-07-12 12:17

Hong Kong protesters take to Kowloon, in bid to appeal to mainland Chinese tourists Tens of thousands of people marched through the Kowloon side of Hong Kong on Sunday in the latest of a long series of protests against a proposed law that would allow extradition to China....
2019-07-07 14:17

Hawaii warns tourists of parasitic worm that can burrow into human brains Enlarge / Male Angiostrongylus cantonensis (credit: Punlop Anusonpornperm) Hawaii’s health department has released fresh warnings about a parasitic worm that can infest human brains after officials confirmed that three more visitors to the state pi...
2019-05-31 04:00

NASA will let tourists visit the International Space Station starting in 2020 NASA plans to allow tourists to visit the International Space Station from 2020 – at an estimated cost of more than $50 million (£39 million) per trip....
2019-06-07 19:34

Tourists Horrified As Glass Deck Coating On 103rd Floor Cracks Visitors to the see-through glass observation deck in Chicago's Willis Tower were in for a shock when the protective layer covering the glass beneath their feet began to crack....
2019-06-14 12:00

‘Idiot’ tourists slammed for digging up baby sea turtles on Florida beach Ignoring clear signs which read "Do Not Touch," a group of tourists at Boca Raton beach decided to dig up a three-foot deep hole and put more than 60 baby turtles in a bucket, according to an onlooker....
2019-07-05 21:51

Tourists Trash Sacred Site of Uluru as Permanent Closure Approaches In the 1999 movie, The Matrix, Agent Smith said that when trying to classify our species it came to him we are “A virus ...
2019-07-14 01:51

Square Feet: Cuba’s New Luxury Hotels Look to Lure Waves of U.S. Tourists As Cuba’s relationship with the United States grows warmer, redevelopment is heating up, too. But obstacles lie between the pent-up demand and the potential payoff....
2019-05-21 18:34

Egypt opens Bent Pyramid to tourists, unveils new archaeological finds The Egyptian government has opened an unusual pyramid to the public for the first time in decades. Its Antiquities Ministry also put on display a host of significant archaeological finds recently discovered in the area....
2019-07-14 01:34

Greece: 20-minute storm kills six tourists in Halkidiki – video report Six people have been killed and dozens more injured in fierce storms in northern Greece. Strong winds and hail hit the popular Halkidiki region near the city of Thessaloniki late on Wednesday. Television footage showed overturned cars, fallen trees, ...
2019-07-11 20:34

China Snares Tourists’ Phones in Surveillance Dragnet by Adding Secret App Border authorities routinely install the app on the phones of people entering the Xinjiang region by land from Central Asia, gathering personal data and scanning for material considered objectionable....
2019-07-02 20:34

One dead, 11 wounded in bar shooting in Playa del Carmen in Mexico; no tourists injured The local tourism council said leaders have worked to keep popular tourist destinations safe with surveillance cameras and modernizing police force.        ...
2019-05-21 17:34

France fries: Record heat hits tourists, schools, hospitals PARIS (AP) — Schools are spraying kids with water and nursing homes are equipping the elderly with hydration sensors as France battles a record-setting heat wave baking much of Europe. The French national weather service activated its highest-level h...
2019-06-28 11:17

Report finds Grand Canyon tourists buoyed nearby communities GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — A new report from the National Park Service says areas surrounding the Grand Canyon benefited last year from millions of tourism dollars. Grand Canyon National Park officials say the report found the 6.3 milli...
2019-05-29 08:51

Let the most popular win: Oregon backs change in presidential voting Lawmakers in Oregon passed legislation on Wednesday to award its seven Electoral College votes to the presidential candidate who wins the popular vote nationwide, rather than the candidate who gets the most votes in the state....
2019-06-06 13:34

Thousands of popular websites affected by Cloudflare outage Thousands of popular websites briefly dropped offline on Tuesday due to an issue affecting Cloudflare, an American business that provides content distribution network (CDN) services....
2019-07-02 17:34

"Which Is Most Popular Place To Buy Ganja," Tweets Guwahati Police Guwahati Police, in a tongue-in-cheek bid to call attention to the drug problem, asked social media users which was "the most popular place to buy ganja" in the city, referring to cannabis....
2019-07-04 21:17

Germany increasingly popular for highly skilled migrants Germany's Federal Office for Migration and Refugees says some 27,000 skilled non-EU migrants relocated to Germany in 2018. Germany also awarded some 85% of the EU's coveted Blue Cards in 2017....
2019-06-05 04:17

In honor of July 4th, here’s the most popular patriotic movie in every state There are a few universally accepted ways to celebrate our nation’s birthday every July 4th, involving things like family get-togethers, barbequing and awesome fireworks displays. If you’re the more indoors sort, however, perhaps finding ...
2019-07-04 20:00

Popular cloud storage app hides a rather nasty surprise Mobile technology company Upstream has discovered that the popular app 4shared has been triggering suspicious background activity on Android devices by delivering invisible ads, generating fake clicks and carrying out purchases of premium digital ser...
2019-07-04 01:34

Overwatch Workshop's Most Popular Mode Is The Card Game Uno The Overwatch Workshop, which allows players to create new modes with robust tools and rudimentary programming, has given rise to all sorts of unexpected oddities: a Smash Bros. clone, airplane races, portal guns, Mercy reinventions, and heaps more. ...
2019-06-01 00:34

The cost of popular prescription drugs doubles every 7 to 8 years The costs of 49 top-selling drugs saw a median increase of 76% over a six-year period, according to new research published in JAMA Network Open, with the prices of most increasing either once or twice annually. JAMA is the Journal of the American Med...
2019-06-05 00:51

Google Maps is now using AI to highlight popular restaurant dishes Continuing with a theme we touched on just a day ago, Google Maps has added yet another enhancement that moves the popular navigation app deeper into territory that doesn’t really have much to do with helping direct you from Point A to Point B....
2019-05-31 04:00

Here's how much fast-food workers at 17 popular chains say they make Eric Gay/AP While most United States fast-food employees make well above the national minimum wage, hourly pay varies depending on the chain. Additional factors for pay variation include franchises in states with higher minimum wage laws and higher ...
2019-05-31 04:00

Anti-groping smartphone app highly popular in Japan  A smartphone app developed by Japanese police is being widely downloaded by women trying to protect themselves from gropers on packed rush-hour trains....
2019-05-22 18:17

Emily Hartridge, popular YouTube personality, dies at 35 The YouTube personality, known for her listicle videos on sex, relationships, love, gender and life, died in an accident, according to an announcement made on her of official Instagram account....
2019-07-14 03:17

Turns Out Abortion Is Still Very Popular With Actual American Voters Most Americans don’t want Roe v. Wade overturned, a new poll from CBS News finds. This is the latest piece of evidence that the abortion bans passed by states like Alabama and Georgia are a lot less popular than Republicans want you to believe....
2019-05-22 03:17

This popular nugget ice maker is at its lowest price of the year Want to make Sonic nugget ice at home? This popular nugget ice maker will get the job done and it's at a great price.       ...
2019-06-28 22:00

Valve's New Auto Chess Game Is Already Way More Popular Than Artifact Ever Was The failure of Dota-themed trading card game Artifact might have left Valve with egg on its face, but the company has now scraped off that egg and made an omelette with Dota Underlords. Valve’s take on the obscenely popular Auto Chess genre hit a pea...
2019-06-21 23:17

Brand-New Hearthstone Legendary Card Is Already One Of The Most Popular In The Game From time to time, Blizzard gives away free Hearthstone cards. Sometimes, they are good. But sometimes, as with the recently released free Legendary card SN1P-SN4P (pronounced “snip-snap”), they are great. Seriously, if you see this thing pop up whil...
2019-06-13 22:51

Walmart, of course, tops the list of the 20 most popular stores in America Walmart, McDonald's and Starbucks top 24/7 Wall St.'s list of the top 20 stores in the U.S. Drug stores and convenience stores also made the list.        ...
2019-05-30 04:01

Bitcoin is the most popular cryptocurrency on Reddit, followed by Ethereum and Monero Bitcoin is the most popular cryptocurrency on Reddit with an average of 3,600 comments about the digital currency being posted every day. On the other hand, Ethereum and Monero are the protagonists of 500 and 380 daily comments respectively. That’s a...
2019-06-11 15:00

Popular social media site is a toxic dump A lake in Siberia nicknamed the Novosibirsk Maldives is a popular Instagram spot because of the appealing color of the water. It's also close to a Trans-Siberian Railway stop. The turquoise visage has a similar hue to oceans or seas you might se...
2019-07-11 19:00

The most popular baby names of 2018 are finally here and not much has changed The Social Security Administration is one of the best sources for measuring a name's popularity. They announced the top boy and girl names in 2018.        ...
2019-05-21 14:51

I tried Be My Eyes, the popular app that pairs blind people with helpers The app helps blind or visually impaired people connect with users for everyday tasks – and has way more volunteers than its creators expected In the oversaturated app market, one has reached a frequently neglected demographic: blind people.Be My Eye...
2019-07-12 20:17

Get the popular Moto G6 at only $48 with Verizon activation or installment plans Even though it's certainly not the most powerful smartphone released by Motorola stateside in the last year or so, the mid-range Moto G6 has proven exceptionally popular for the brand's hardcore fans on tight budgets, frequently scoring big discounts...
2019-05-21 16:51

Picture perfect: Chinese tourists flock to lake to recreate viral photos Chinese tourists are flocking to a lake in southwest Yunnan province to recreate photos that have gone viral on social media, the country's latest selfie craze....
2019-06-21 19:17

Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic will take tourists to space. Now it's set to go public British billionaire Richard Branson’s space-tourism unit Virgin Galactic plans to go public later this year, the company announced Tuesday.       ...
2019-07-09 14:34

HBO's 'Chernobyl' writer urges tourists to show respect when visiting disaster site Craig Mazin, the writer-producer on HBO's "Chernobyl" miniseries, has urged fans on Twitter to be respectful when visiting the nuclear disaster site....
2019-06-13 00:00

Health, environmental inspectors conduct tests at Dominican resorts where U.S. tourists died Teams of experts and inspectors from several international agencies are conducting tests at resorts in the Dominican Republic where at least three U.S. tourists died suddenly in their rooms....
2019-06-07 19:51

Seven killed in Hungary as boat carrying South Korean tourists capsizes on the Danube At least seven people were killed and more than a dozen were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police and ambulance said....
2019-05-30 06:34

Double whale breach off Australia coast thrills tourists 'within meters' of scene A group of whale watchers off Australia’s Gold Coast captured incredible video of two of the sea creatures “double breaching” within feet of their boat....
2019-07-16 17:51

Baked Alaska: record heat fuels wildfires and sends tourists to the beach Anchorage sees 80-degree weather with nearly 120 fires blazing across the stateRecord-breaking heat across Alaska is pushing tourists to beaches, and sending flames across the unseasonably hot, dry state.Anchorage experienced higher than average temp...
2019-07-03 08:34

Seven killed as Hungarian boat carrying South Korean tourists capsizes on Danube At least seven people were killed and more than a dozen were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police and ambulance said....
2019-05-30 03:17

Incidents involving American tourists raise safety concerns about Dominican Republic A Maryland couple was found dead in their Dominican Republic hotel room the same week a Delaware woman went public with a story of being beaten there.        ...
2019-06-04 02:51

NASA Opens Space Station to Tourists and Businesses to Promote Commercial Activities The trips, to be arranged by private companies, come as part of a broader effort to jump-start commercial initiatives on the international space station....
2019-06-08 09:51

I bought 15 popular puppy products on Amazon—and only some are actually worth it From bully sticks to travel crates, the best puppy products on Amazon are so worth it, and we tested them with a 14-week-old pup to prove it.       ...
2019-06-22 02:17

Buggy Galaxy S10 update is causing a lot of problems with popular apps According to both Samsung and a number of reputable market research companies, the Galaxy S10 lineup is selling like hotcakes pretty much everywhere around the world. That obviously makes sense given the stunning designs, impressive horsepower, and f...
2019-05-27 16:34

Popular basketball coach shot dead outside California home A beloved youth basketball coach was gunned down outside his California home, and shattered relatives are struggling to understand why someone would want to kill the beloved dad of two. Claudell Walter, 38, was fatally shot late Saturday as he left h...
2019-06-06 20:34

Moog museum tells the history of popular synthesized music There's no doubt that Bob Moog had a massive influence on music by making synthesizers popular and accessible, and now there's a dedicated place to pay homage to his legacy. The Bob Moog Foundation has opened the Moogseum, a museum in Ashev...
2019-05-26 23:51

Popular anti-groping app in Japan yells ‘Stop!’ at harassers TOKYO — A smartphone app developed by Japanese police is being widely downloaded by women trying to protect themselves from gropers on packed rush-hour trains. The “Digi Police” app was originally issued by Tokyo police three years ago, but a functio...
2019-05-22 18:34

Edwin Encarnacion trade about to send popular Yankees to bench CHICAGO — Brett Gardner and Gio Urshela figure to impacted by the acquisition of Edwin Encarnacion and Giancarlo Stanton’s return from the injured list more than anybody else. Encarnacion will be used mostly as a DH, which means Luke Voit will handle...
2019-06-17 09:34

Review: Men in Black: International is a solid addition to the popular franchise Enlarge / Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson join forces as Agent H and Agent M to ward off an alien attack in Men in Black: International. (credit: YouTube/Sony Pictures) A pair of shapeshifting aliens with electrifying powers and mad breakdancing...
2019-06-15 03:00

Nike released their popular 'fanny pack' sandals in even more colors Nike Nike's Fanny Pack Benassi slides were so popular last year that they're back again in some fresh, new colors. There are two new bold prints to choose from, each featuring a reflective 3M detail strip. The pouch looks big enough to hold a key, a...
2019-06-03 23:51

Bombing at Afghan Mosque Kills Popular Religious Scholar The attack, which killed two people in all, mirrored a Taliban strategy of targeting those with religious influence to exert the militant group’s power far from the battlefield....
2019-05-24 17:34

Popular Green Valley Restaurant helps shooting victims GREEN VALLEY AZ. – The Easy Street Lounge in Green Valley, Arizona became a crime scene on Saturday afternoon when a father carrying his bleeding child came through the backdoor. This came minutes after the father was involved in a rolling gun ...
2019-07-02 04:34

German court bans popular voting advice app Wahl-O-Mat Millions of German voters have used Wahl-O-Mat, the country's official voting advice application, but a court in the city of Cologne has banned the app for putting smaller parties at a disadvantage....
2019-05-21 22:17

The most popular social media networks each year, gloriously animated Considering social media’s global impact (hello Trump and Brexit), it’s strange to think just how young the medium is. Hell, before the early 2000s, if you wanted to reconnect with a long-lost friend, you’d have to go full detective to find their con...
2019-06-11 21:17

Malvertising campaign infects popular YouTube to MP3 conversion site Cybercriminals have compromised the servers used to show ads on a popular YouTube to MP3 conversion website in an effort to to help spread the GreenFlash exploit kit and Seon ransomware.Malvertising is a popular technique among hackers and scammers a...
2019-06-28 04:34

Effective but never popular, court-ordered busing is a relic few would revive While Joe Biden has come under attack for opposing busing in the 1970s, the politics around America’s premier school desegregation program have always been complicated....
2019-07-07 20:34

Peugeot e-Legend: how the popular concept will influence the maker's future Attractive lines are based on 1969 504 Coupé Peugeot's retro-inspired EV is more myth than legend. But we've been finding out which parts will make production Philippe-Emmanuel Jean – Peugeot’s brand plan and concept car strategy chief – gets out ...
2019-07-08 01:51

Google Maps AI helps you discover a restaurant's popular dishes Google is trying to take some of the guesswork out of trying a new restaurant. The company is trotting out an update to Google Maps that uses machine learning to highlight the popular dishes at an eatery. Tap on a place and it'll show the most...
2019-05-31 05:51

Popular Tucson restaurant, temple forced to close after fire TUCSON — Sharon Cooksey’s husband noticed a car was on fire Tuesday night, just feet away from where their restaurant and spiritual temple, Govinda’s has stood in midtown since 1992. “People were in the restaurant, it was a cr...
2019-07-06 12:34

Tata Sky Revises 25 Popular Regional Language Channel Packs With the new revision, Tata Sky has changed the prices of packs such as the Gujarati Regional, Tamil Family Sports, Telugu Family Sports, and Kannada Family Sports....
2019-05-31 13:51

6 Arrested In Protest At Hong Kong's Popular Tourist Area Police arrested six people during a demonstration in one of Hong Kong's most popular tourist areas on Sunday, where thousands of protesters sought to raise awareness among mainland Chinese visitors......
2019-07-08 17:00

The Bachelorette’s Jed Wyatt wrote an ode to the show’s popular salmon jacket This Bachelorette season is one hell of a trainwreck, so we have to find the brief bright spots when we can. Hannah B. has her moments, but she definitely seems overwhelmed by the stress of being The Bachelorette, so much so that she can’t even kick ...
2019-06-18 19:17

This popular Sony portable Bluetooth speaker is on sale for only $29.99 after a $30 discount There are loads of awesome portable Bluetooth speakers you can purchase at incredibly low prices right now, but there must be something about the Sony XB10 that draws the attention of bargain hunters, keeping them happy while also frequently helping ...
2019-05-29 12:17

After years as a pariah, Alex Rodriguez has become MLB's most popular resource Suspended for the entire 2014 season and maligned across America, Rodriguez has found new life in the years since his final game.       ...
2019-07-04 19:00

The most popular homes in the world: the five most-viewed properties on Rightmove this year From a bullet-proof, $50 million New York townhouse to a secluded Irish manor, Rightmove has revealed which international listings are its most-clicked so far in 2019....
2019-06-21 11:17

Popular Streamer Shroud 'Interviews' An Apex Legends Cheater Yesterday evening, while playing Apex Legends, Twitch star Michael “Shroud” Grzesiek got killed by a player who was using an aimbot to cheat. When you spend the majority of your waking hours playing video games, it’s not abnormal to encounter cheater...
2019-05-21 15:51

Flipkart Kicks Off a New Sale With Offers on Popular Mobile Phones Flipkart is running its Month-End Mobiles Fest sale this week. The sale will run till May 31 and will offer discounts and bundled offers on a number of popular smartphones....
2019-05-28 15:17

Promoted: Popular Shell House Canada comes to a close in Montreal After a successful weekend entertaining and educating Formula 1 fans in Montreal, Shell House comes to an end. Here are the highlights from the Canadian Grand Prix event...
2019-06-11 20:00

Pennsylvania woman, 51, died in similar circumstances as three American tourists at Dominican resort a year ago The family of a Pennsylvania woman who was vacationing in the Dominican Republic last year says she died in her room at a resort that is part of a popular hotel chain where the deaths of three other U.S. tourists last month are under investigation....
2019-06-06 17:17

Hard Rock's Dominican Republic resort, where two U.S. tourists died, pulls minibars from all rooms The Hard Rock resort in the Dominican Republic, where two U.S. tourists died in the past year, says it is removing minibars from all its guest rooms....
2019-06-22 16:51

Scare at 103 feet: Coating cracks on glass ledge of Chicago skyscraper, worrying tourists The protective coating cracked at Willis Tower in Chicago on Monday. The crack posed no danger to tourists, but was scary to some.        ...
2019-06-13 07:00

Tourists pose by Chernobyl nuclear power plant wreckage in disturbing selfie trend HOLIDAYMAKERS are booking on to guided tours of Chernobyl. During these dark trips to Pripyat and the exclusion zone, many take disturbing Instagram snaps....
2019-06-11 19:17

Scare at 103 stories: Coating cracks on glass ledge of Chicago skyscraper, worrying tourists The protective coating cracked at Willis Tower in Chicago on Monday. The crack posed no danger to tourists, but was scary to some.        ...
2019-06-14 16:34

How to use Instagram's best features, which you might not even know about You can do more with Instagram than post pictures and see the photos other people publish. Here are a bunch of tips to use Instagram like a pro, from posting live video to sharing stories and using features like Boomerang....
2019-05-22 18:01

Nintendo deletes popular Mario Maker 2 level for unexplained reasons Enlarge / A scene from the creation of the since-deleted "Kai-Zero G" in Super Mario Maker 2. (credit: YouTube / GrandPooBear) The unexplained removal of one of the most popular, ultra-difficult Super Mario Maker 2 courses is raising concerns about...
2019-07-16 22:51

Sudan’s military has shut down the Internet to crush a popular revolt. Here’s how it could backfire. Sudan's military has taken a page out of the global authoritarian playbook and blocked Internet access in the country. That move could deal a significant blow to Sudan's economy and fuel further unrest....
2019-06-21 23:17

Netflix deletes suicide scene from popular youth show, '13 Reasons Why' Netflix Inc. is removing a controversial graphic scene from its popular young adult drama "13 Reasons Why", which depicts a youth suicide, following advice from medical experts, the company said on its Twitter account early on Tuesday....
2019-07-16 08:51

Déjà Poo: Nintendo Deletes Another Mario Maker Level By Popular Speedrunner A popular Mario speedrunner and Mario Maker level creator said Tuesday morning that Nintendo is once again deleting his Mario Maker levels, this time targeting his popular Super Expert course in Super Mario Maker 2 for the Switch, called “Pile of Poo...
2019-07-16 20:34

‘Stranger Things’ found to be Netflix’s second most popular show – and #1 is pretty surprising Stranger Things debuted on Netflix three years ago this week, and unless you’ve been living under a rock you’re probably aware that it’s exploded in popularity in a big way since then. In fact, when respondents to a new survey were ...
2019-07-16 16:17

Women's World Cup Twitter trends: Brazil's Marta most popular player Brazil's Marta edged U.S. stars Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe as the most popular player on Twitter during the group stage of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup....
2019-06-22 00:17

Trump administration bans popular forms of tourist travel to Cuba The Trump administration on Tuesday implemented new travel restrictions for US citizens heading to Cuba, eliminating some of the most commons ways American tourists visit the country — including organized group travel and cruise ship visits. Treasury...
2019-06-05 00:00

Bugs in a popular hospital pump may let attackers alter drug dosages Healthcare security firm CyberMDX has discovered two bugs affecting a popular infusion pump, allowing hijackers to remotely access and control it. Homeland Security has disclosed the vulnerabilities in the Alaris Gateway Workstation, a hospital pump....
2019-06-14 23:34

Netflix has now lost two of its most popular shows as old media companies flex their muscle In a blow to Netflix, AT&T's WarnerMedia will have exclusive streaming rights to "Friends" on the streaming service it's launching in 2020....
2019-07-09 22:00

Trump spars with Chuck Todd over 2016 popular vote totals WASHINGTON – President Trump said he was “probably not” prepared to lose the 2020 presidential election. “No, probably not. Probably not,” he told NBC’s Chuck Todd in a sit-down that aired on Sunday’s “Meet the Press.” “It would be much better ...
2019-06-23 23:51

Energy Drinks Have Become Wildly Popular With Teens. Here’s Why it’s a Public Health Concern Earlier this year, a half-dozen students from City Hill Middle School, in Naugatuck, Connecticut, traveled with their science teacher Katrina Spina to the state capital to testify in support of a bill that would ban sales of energy drinks to children...
2019-06-28 15:17

A Peace Corps for Climate Change Is Among the Most Popular Green New Deal Policies Americans want to get to work saving the planet from catastrophic climate change. Presidential candidate Jay Inslee’s idea of forming a Climate Conservation Corps—akin to the Peace Corps and Americorps—is among the most popular climate policies assoc...
2019-06-07 18:51

A popular Philippine cop show is real political theater as its actors run for office “Provincial Man,” one of the Philippines’ most popular and enduring soap operas, produced at least seven candidates from its cast in May’s midterm elections. Three of them won seats....
2019-06-09 17:00

Xiaomi Mi Band 4 launches as colorful sequel to one of the world's most popular wearables Can you name the world's top three wearable device vendors? According to a recent IDC report, Apple is unsurprisingly in the lead, followed by... Xiaomi and Huawei. Strictly talking about global sales of wrist worn devices, Xiaomi eclipses even Apple...
2019-06-11 15:51

Google Maps update adds option to see popular dishes from restaurants Food is something that we can't live without, so having someone giving us directions to the food we like is probably going to make a lot of people happy. And what better way to be served these directions than via a navigation app.Google has been upda...
2019-05-31 09:00

Popular famous person Batman to get his own star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame We can now add “Beating the ever-loving crap out of murderclowns” to the things that can get a person a star on Hollywood’s well-known Walk Of Fame. The Hollywood Chamber Of Commerce announced that popular vigilante The Batman will be among the recip...
2019-06-21 13:51

Instagram Is This Close to Ruining Itself You know what we definitely need more of on social media? Influencers and ads. And lucky for us, Instagram has announced a new tool for surfacing a hybrid of the two in your feed. Your Insta has never looked more #sponsored, baby!Read more......
2019-06-05 08:00

Your Instagram Feed Is About to Have More Ads From Influencers On Tuesday, the photo platform announced that advertisers could promote influencer-created content in people’s feeds, even if those people do not follow the influencer....
2019-06-05 03:51

Inside Instagram’s War on Bullying Ethan Cohen tried to laugh off his first experience with bullying on Instagram. Like many kids his age, the Raleigh, N.C., teen eagerly joined the platform in middle school, and one day he discovered fellow students snickering at an account. Someone ...
2019-07-08 21:17

Facebook and Instagram Can't Seem to Keep Their Shit Together Well, folks, Facebook and its “family of apps” has experienced yet another crash. A nice respite moving into the long holiday weekend if you ask me.Read more......
2019-07-03 21:17

Instagram inspired travel (NBC News) This weekend kicks off the busy summer travel season, and social media sites like Instagram are inspiring people to chase new experiences. “Younger generations that will literally book a destination based on how Instagrammable it is;...
2019-05-24 21:34

Instagram just said you’re going to start seeing even more ads, which we didn’t think was possible Not that this should surprise anyone, but you’re about to start seeing more ads on Instagram now that the Facebook-owned photo-sharing app has announced a new place it’s going to start slotting them in. Very soon, the company announced to...
2019-06-27 18:51

How to make one of those ‘Best of’ Instagram collages 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. So you, like most everyone out there, love posting on Instagram. Selfies, food shots, travel photos… you do it a...
2019-06-15 02:34

'White supremacy': popular knitting website Ravelry bans support for Trump Administrators take action to ensure site ‘is inclusive of all’One of the biggest knitting websites in the world, which claims to have more than 8 million members, has announced that it will ban users from expressing support for Donald Trump, saying ...
2019-06-24 08:17

‘Mario Kart Tour’ is a surprisingly faithful take on Nintendo’s popular racing game Although Nintendo has more than a few anticipated games set to launch in 2019, few are as intriguing as Mario Kart Tour — a mobile take on the company’s popular kart racing series. This week, Nintendo kicked off a closed beta for the game...
2019-05-22 22:17

Security flaws in a popular smart home hub let hackers unlock front doors When is a smart home not so smart? When it can be hacked. That’s exactly what security researchers Chase Dardaman and Jason Wheeler did with one of the Zipato smart hubs. In new research published Tuesday and shared with TechCrunch, Dardaman an...
2019-07-02 18:51

Half a dozen popular Anker accessories are on sale at up to 25 percent discounts today only Anker is a name that comes up a lot in conversations about reasonably priced, exceptionally well-specced mobile accessories, some of which are occasionally available at substantial discounts as part of limited-time Amazon promotions.One such comprehe...
2019-06-04 13:34

YouTube Says Homophobic Harassment Targeting a Popular Host Doesn’t Violate Its Policies YouTube is declining to take action against a popular conservative host despite his homophobic and racist slurs targeting another video maker, further calling into question social media companies’ willingness to police behavior on their platfor...
2019-06-05 19:34

Pick up this popular official Apple iPad accessory for half-price at Amazon You love your Apple iPad (2018), we get it. But you didn't want to pay $39 for an official Smart Cover from Apple, and now you're concerned about damaging the tablet. Well, suppose we told you that the same accessory that Apple charges $39 for can be...
2019-06-06 21:34

Prime-Time Debate Pits Popular TV Hosts Facing Off Over China-U.S. Trade A prime-time debate on the U.S.-China trade conflict between hosts from Fox Business Network and Chinese state television is providing Beijing a rare opportunity to reach a huge American audience....
2019-05-29 17:34

Apple is warning consumers not to fall for a popular iTunes gift card scam There are so many illegitimate ways to separate people from their hard-earned money. One such scam has random people receiving calls from someone claiming to be with the IRS and demanding immediate payment for back taxes owed. The victims are told th...
2019-06-23 07:17

Kotaku Popular Streamers React To Dr Disrespect’s Twitch Ban | Jalopnik Car Sales Are Slipping Into Kotaku Popular Streamers React To Dr Disrespect’s Twitch Ban | Jalopnik Car Sales Are Slipping Into Recession-Level Decline | Earther Groundbreaking Report Gives Us a Glimpse of the US Military’s Gigantic Carbon Footprint | Offspring What Good Parent...
2019-06-13 18:17

Taco Bell’s free giveaway was so popular it briefly crashed the website and mobile app Who could have seen this coming? Taco Bell on Tuesday decided to launch a giveaway, handing out free Doritos Locos Tacos to customers as part of the chain’s “Steal a Game, Steal a Taco” promotion in honor of the Golden State Warrior...
2019-06-19 06:34

Indonesia Muslim Group Slaps Fatwa On Popular Mobile Game PUBG A hugely popular but brutal online game was slapped with a fatwa Wednesday by an Indonesian Muslim group who say it insults Islam and makes addicted players violent....
2019-06-19 17:00

Patent application filed by Microsoft takes a popular Surface Pro accessory to the next level The Microsoft Surface Pro and Surface Go tablets both are compatible with the company's Surface Pen stylus. A patent application filed by Microsoft with the USPTO (via Windows Latest) reveals that the company has plans to add new capabilities to a fu...
2019-06-17 00:17

When dream vacations turn into tragedies: Many deaths at popular resorts remain mysteries As The U.S. State Department’s international travel page says: “Visiting other countries can be a great experience… Sometimes – in spite of good planning – things can still go wrong.”...
2019-06-12 16:17

SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom Rehydrated is a remake of his most popular game THQ Nordic announced Spongebog SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom Rehydrated today. The 3D platformer is coming out for PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC.Read More...
2019-06-05 18:00

Popular Greek island accused of covering up tourist-related animal abuse ΑTHENS — Animal rights group PETA has accused Greek authorities of covering up what it called the “cruel” treatment of donkeys on the popular island of Santorini and blocking its efforts to highlight their plight. Famous for its sunsets, the volcanic...
2019-06-21 21:34

T-Mobile will bring back a popular deal and reveal three secret offers next Tuesday Summer is officially here, and T-Mobile is switching its focus on keeping subscribers entertained after already hooking them up with the perfect 2-in-1 tool for all those upcoming backyard parties. One of the most popular T-Mobile Tuesdays offer is s...
2019-05-30 11:00

7 dead, 21 missing as tour boat with South Korean tourists sinks in Hungary's Danube River Nineteen South Koreans and two Hungarian crew members missing. The party, with 30 tourists, two guides and photographer was on package tour of Europe.        ...
2019-05-30 14:17

How to Add Song Lyrics to Your Instagram Story Last week Instagram added a new feature that allows you to add lyrics to your Instagram stories. The feature allows you to not only add a song to your Story (you’ve been able to do that for a while), but also sing along with those lyrics, similar to ...
2019-06-10 02:34

Here’s how to delete or deactivate your Instagram account 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. Tired of Facebook too? We’ve got a guide for that. Social platforms like Instagram walk a fine line between bein...
2019-07-01 12:17

How to Be Inspired, Not Discouraged, by Fitness Instagram Fitness Instagram can be a place of powerful inspiration. It can also be a soul-sucking morass full of impossibly fit people doing things you could never dream of and selling products that you suddenly need to have. Here’s how to use it so you feel b...
2019-07-01 18:51

No, Instagram influencers are not flocking to Chernobyl Influencer culture can be a bit much, to say the least, and understanding it can be a struggle. But if you saw that now-viral tweet about Instagram baddies flocking to Chernobyl to capitalize on its new hype thanks to the HBO show—see it below—know t...
2019-06-13 01:34

How to Make Your Instagram Account as Private as Possible In an interview last week regarding privacy concerns, Instagram’s CEO, Adam Mosseri, wants you to know: Your privacy isn’t at stake (for now). “We don’t look at your messages, we don’t listen in on your microphone, doing so would be super problematic...
2019-07-02 23:17

The Instagram hoax that fooled thousands Argentinian-born artist Amalia Ulman's "Excellences and Perfections" performance happened only four years ago, but in the digital age, it feels like much longer....
2019-05-29 21:34

Instagram, PlayStation Network Hit With Outages An Instagram outage on Thursday left users of the photo-sharing network flocking to Twitter to vent frustration. Some users trying to access PlayStation Network (PSN) also met with errors....
2019-06-14 08:34

The New Starbucks Tie-Dye Frappuccino Is Perfect for Your Instagram Behold: the newest drink to end up on your Instagram feed. Starbucks has unveiled its lasted confection just as summer kicks into high gear. Introducing the Tie-Dye Frappuccino, a......
2019-07-10 21:00

Here's how Instagram is cracking down on bullying Instagram announced the release of its "Restrict" feature, which will allow users to hide comments from specific users.       ...
2019-07-09 00:51

It's not you, it's Facebook, Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp; all four are currently down Having trouble using Facebook, Facebook Messenger Instagram or WhatsApp this morning? That's no surprise to those who view DownDetector on a regular basis. The site shows that all four Facebook-owned apps are currently experiencing issues. The outage...
2019-07-03 20:34

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

6 Airbnbs That Are Practically Made for Instagram We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
2019-05-21 18:00

Popular Twitch Streamer Tfue's Contract With FaZe Leaks As Public Dispute Rages On Earlier this week, Turner “Tfue” Tenney, a 21-year-old Fortnite pro who is one of the most popular streamers on Twitch, sued FaZe, the esports organization to which he is currently signed. The suit says that the contract between Tenney and FaZe is “o...
2019-05-24 09:34

Chicago police spot nearly 5-foot-long alligator swimming in lagoon in popular park A nearly 5-foot long alligator was found living in a lagoon in one of Chicago’s most popular parks Tuesday night and officials are not saying how the creature could’ve made its way there. ...
2019-07-10 20:00

Multiple deer dead at popular tourist park in Japan after eating plastic bags Nine deer at the famed Nara Park in western Japan have died recently after swallowing plastic bags. Masses of tangled plastic litter and packets of snacks were retrieved from their stomachs, with the heaviest amount weighing 9.5 pounds....
2019-07-11 20:34

Nevada governor vetoes bill giving electors to presidential popular vote winner Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak on Thursday vetoed legislation that would have given all the state's electoral votes to the presidential candidate who wins the national popular vote....
2019-05-31 00:51

Ashleigh Barty: a humble and hugely popular grand slam champion | Simon Cambers The Australian was close to individual perfection in the French Open final but as ever was keen to stress the importance of her teamEverything you need to know about Ash Barty was summed up in the immediate aftermath of her first grand slam success. ...
2019-06-09 10:00

How Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, and other popular apps are upending the e-commerce space (FB, GOOG, GOOGL) BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. Social media is becoming increasingly influential in shoppers' purchasi...
2019-07-07 17:34

Consultant plan would strip power from popular subways chief Andy Byford: critics A set of transit proposals aimed at eliminating duplicate work between the MTA’s subsidiary agencies would limit city transit boss Andy Byford’s control over the system, rider advocates complained after the city officials were briefed on ...
2019-07-13 08:00

Why you can't fake a blush We’ve all been there, you get embarrassed, your cheeks become hot, you want the ground to swallow you up but what happens to your body when you blush and why do we do it?...
2019-07-10 13:00

Browsing LinkedIn and Instagram to Put Herself in Readers’ Shoes People consume news in many ways, which is why Anna Dubenko’s job — editor of off-platform strategy — takes her to platforms where others go for a break from theirs....
2019-06-19 18:51

PlayStation and Instagram back up after outage for some users Many users experienced difficulty Thursday with the PlayStation Network and Instagram. Both systems are now back up and running.       ...
2019-06-14 09:34

Instagram is down, so users are flocking to Twitter to complain Users around the world began reporting Thursday afternoon that they’re unable to access their Instagram accounts, with the Facebook-owned photo-sharing service apparently suffering a major outage. The problems didn’t appear to be uniform,...
2019-06-14 01:17

What to Know About Restrict, Instagram’s New Anti-Bullying Feature Bullying is a big problem for Instagram, one that the company’s head, Adam Mosseri, has vowed to take on. As TIME explains in a new feature, the company is trying to build artificial intelligence that is capable of rooting out complex behaviors...
2019-07-08 21:17

Facebook and Instagram may have to remove like buttons for UK children The like function on Facebook and Instagram could be removed and privacy settings set to max for UK children under new proposed social media guidelines...
2019-05-21 21:34

When will I be famous? Oscar the whippet’s bid for Instagram fame Petfluencers rule the internet. Can Emma Beddington transform her gloomy pet into a social media sensation?Grumpy Cat, the internet’s favourite seemingly furious feline, died in May, to a global outpouring of sadness, an emotion she would presumably ...
2019-07-14 11:34

Had your Instagram account hacked? Getting it back is now less of a headache Having your Instagram hijacked can be a nightmare – you try to log in, only to find that your username, profile picture and bio have been changed – but thankfully the photo-sharing service is now making it easier to get everything back ...
2019-06-18 03:17

New Instagram feature turns your Story into a sing-along Remember when Instagram was known for its photo filters? Back in the day, when Instagram added a new filter to the app, it was a newsworthy story. In 2016, the site added its Stories feature (copied from Snapchat) and last year Instagram had more tha...
2019-06-07 06:17

New Huawei Phones Won't Come With Facebook, Instagram or WhatsApp Facebook will no longer allow its apps to come pre-installed on mobile devices made by Huawei Technologies following the U.S. blacklisting of the Chinese tech giant, dealing another blow to its booming smartphone business....
2019-06-07 15:51

Instagram's Siberian 'Maldives' is toxic lake A Russian lake known as the "Siberian Maldives" because of its bright turquoise waters, is a highly toxic artificial pond and anyone swimming in it could be in danger, warns the company whose coal plant uses it to dump ash....
2019-07-10 20:51

Amazon Shuts Down Its Instagram Competitor, Spark Amazon Spark, a shopping social network that could be thought to essentially be a competitor to Instagram, has shut down less than two years since after its launch in July 2017....
2019-06-15 19:17

Glitches on Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram resolved On Wednesday, more than 14,000 users reported issues with Instagram, while more than 7,500 and 1,600 users complained about Facebook and WhatsApp, according to outage tracking website Downdetector.com....
2019-07-04 06:17

Instagram introduces two new anti-bullying features Instagram is introducing new features which will automatically challenge users before they post something which might be considered bullying, and allow victims to secretly block their tormentors....
2019-07-09 11:51

Canon's G7 X III can shoot vertical video for your Instagram Canon has unveiled a pair of PowerShot cameras that are well suited for YouTube and Instagram creators, even more so than its high-end EOS R cameras. The G7 X III and G5 X II, successors to the PowerShot G7 X II and G5 X, both pack 20-megapixel 1-inc...
2019-07-09 11:17

Irina Shayk's Instagram being read like tea leaves Irina Shayk was super private about her relationship with Bradley Cooper, and now that they reportedly have split her Instagram is being hailed as a master class in post-breakup behavior....
2019-06-13 15:34

Instagram’s wholesome ‘Construction Guy’ is a viral stunt In the end, everyone’s new favorite Instagrammer was just as phony as the rest of ’em. A construction worker from Texas became a social media sensation this week for a seemingly wholesome take on influencer content: @JustAConstructionGuy ...
2019-06-14 19:00

Instagram will ask users to rethink posting something offensive Instagram will ask users to think again if they are about to post something that could be considered offensive and early tests suggest it could work, says the firm...
2019-07-09 17:34

Instagram is attempting to crack down on misinformation about vaccines Instagram is trying to prevent misinformation about vaccinations spreading on the app by blocking hashtags that include "verifiably false" information...
2019-05-21 17:51

Facebook won’t remove Zuck’s Instagram deepfake — yet The internet’s often a big bad place, but every once in a while it’ll make you chuckle. In a hilarious prank, two creators have uploaded a deepfake of Mark Zuckerberg on Instagram talking about stolen data. The video starts off with Zuckerberg saying...
2019-06-12 11:17

‘My Halloween with Becker’ – Djokovic’s Instagram interview "Novak Djokovic talks us through his best Instagram photos, featuring tales of fancy dress, Best Man duties and spending Halloween with Boris Becker."...
2019-06-05 16:34

Visiting Chernobyl more powerful than Instagram hype The HBO series about the 1986 Ukrainian nuclear disaster has spurred visits to the reactor — and inappropriate selfies. Kai Dambach reflects on his own Chernobyl tour and the disaster's legacy in the social media age....
2019-06-20 10:51

The Morning After: Facebook and Instagram's image outage Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. As many in the US celebrate Independence Day, we're probably catching you right before or after a Stranger Things 3 binge session -- and either way is the perfect time to read our review. In other news, Fac...
2019-07-04 18:17

Instagram introduces new anti-bullying features Instagram is rolling out new features to help combat cyberbullying, as the social-media company and its parent, Facebook Inc., FB -0.33% work to quell criticism related to harassment on their platforms....
2019-07-09 20:17

Instagram intros new chat sticker in Stories, here is how to use it Instagram has just announced a new function that will be available in Stories starting today – the sticker chat. The new feature will allow friends and followers to start conversations from within Stories by tapping on a new icon above a story.With t...
2019-07-03 11:34

‘The Young and the Restless,’ ‘General Hospital’ stars dish on why soap operas remain so popular in 2019 In the age of digital streaming and on-demand cable television, fewer shows are managing to stave off elimination despite the unparalleled access many viewers have to seemingly endless catalogs of available programming....
2019-05-31 11:17

Nevada bill giving electoral votes to popular-vote winner heads to governor’s desk (CNN) – Nevada will send legislation to the governor’s desk that would give the state’s Electoral College votes to the winner of the popular vote — and could become the 15th state to do so. The Nevada Senate passed AB 186 by ...
2019-05-23 07:00

Cardi B got liposuction after having her baby. From breast lifts to vaginal rejuvenation, here are 6 popular ‘mommy makeover’ surgeries. Rich Fury/Getty Images for Fashion Nova In early May during her performance at the Beale Street Music Festival, Cardi B told fans she had liposuction and got her "boobs redone" after giving birth to her daughter. In 2010, a reported 112,000 women ha...
2019-06-05 23:00

Popular Soccer App Spied on Fans Through Phone Microphone to Catch Bars Pirating Game Streams Spain’s data protection agency has fined La Liga, the nation’s top professional soccer league, 250,000 euros ($283,000 USD) for using the league’s phone app to spy on its fans. With millions of downloads, the app was reportedly being used to surveil ...
2019-06-12 21:17

The Best Fake Sausage for Grilling Fake meat discourse tends to center around burgers, with their seemingly impossible meat-like texture and pink centers. But patties aren’t the only shape available from the makers of uncanny meat—it also comes in tubes, complete with sausage-like cas...
2019-06-18 20:00

Anthony Davis found out about Lakers trade on Instagram When the Los Angeles Lakers introduced Anthony Davis to the media on Saturday, the star revealed he actually found out about the trade on Instagram.       ...
2019-07-14 12:51

Instagram launches ‘AI intervention’ to fight online harassment In response to the public’s growing concern over cyber bullying and hate speech, social media giant Instagram has finally announced plans for more stringent protections of its users. On Monday, the photo sharing platform, which allows users to ...
2019-07-09 23:00

Tom Brady owns Max Kellerman again with ‘cliff’ Instagram post If there is one thing that Tom Brady enjoys the most — besides winning Super Bowls — it’s proving his doubters wrong. ESPN “First Take” host Max Kellerman has repeatedly insisted that Brady is “falling off a cliff” since July of 2016, and...
2019-06-28 16:17

People with disabilities are finding empowerment from Instagram communities When I search for “bipolar mother” on Google Images, I find a lot of women with their heads in their hands, their crying children in the corner. These images actually understate the broader stigma of being a bipolar mother — the stories that I hear d...
2019-06-11 21:17

Sharing that Twitter post or Instagram pic will get easier with Android Q Have you ever tried to send someone or a group an Instagram posting, YouTube video, a picture from the gallery, or a Twitter status only to find yourself buried in Android's seemingly illogical sharing menu? There is that, and then there are the manu...
2019-06-07 16:17

Hey big spender - how luxury brands are raising the stakes on Instagram Big-spending luxury brands like Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior are splashing out on everything from dance-fuelled fashion shows to teams of advisers as they target social media platforms in the hunt for young shoppers....
2019-06-07 18:01

Instagram announces ads will be served to users' Explore feed Instagram has just confirmed it will bring ads to your Explore feed. As one of the go-to features for Instagram users who search for places, shops and connect with people businesses and creators, Explore looks like a great monetization tool.According...
2019-06-27 23:00

Madonna: Instagram designed to make people feel bad Pop singer says platform enslaves people to their image and gaining approval of othersMadonna has criticised Instagram, which she says enslaves people into trying to win the approval of others.The intervention from the pop singer, who has almost 14 m...
2019-06-15 15:51

Instagram, the Last Good Social Network, Is Down [Update: It's Back] Updated 6/13/19 8:20 p.m. ET: After hours of Instagram users reporting issues with the app, the company said in a tweet shortly after 8 p.m. ET on Thursday that it had been “fully recovered.” Looks like you’ll have something to stare at while watchin...
2019-06-14 04:51

Instagram will start sending you a warning if you leave a mean comment Adam Mosseri, the head of Instagram, said the company is willing to "make decisions that mean people use Instagram less if it keeps people more safe."...
2019-07-08 21:34

Instagram is hoping to combat cyber bullying via two new tools Instagram has had a major problem with online bullying on its platform and Adam Mosseri, the head of the Facebook-owned company, says he’d rather have fewer users than allow bullies to thrive. But, instead of blocking posts or banning off...
2019-07-09 05:34

Instagram model defends bikini pic after people think she’s pregnant: 'Wtf?' An Australian model and YouTube beauty blogger is setting the record straight after receiving an outpouring of body-shaming comments on a bikini snap....
2019-05-31 16:51

Instagram's anti-bullying AI asks users: 'Are you sure you want to post this?' Instagram said early tests found it encourages users to ‘share something less hurtful once they have had a chance to reflect’Instagram is inviting users to think again before posting unkind comments with a new tool designed to curb bullying on the so...
2019-07-09 17:00

HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ has Instagram influencers flocking to the site of the disaster HBO’s miniseries that retells the story of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster has quickly become one of the best TV series of the year so far, in addition to ranking as IMDB’s top-rated show — surpassing the usual suspe...
2019-06-08 16:00

How Instagram censors could affect the lives of everyday women It is often the way in which women are viewed rather than what they are doing that renders their behavior potentially 'suggestive' or not.       ...
2019-06-08 14:00

People are spending less time on Facebook, more on Instagram: report Are Americans spending less time on Facebook? Although active user counts continue to rise on CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s popular platform, a new eMarketer report shows that average time spent on the platform dropped to 38 minutes last year, a declin...
2019-05-30 19:51

Instagram website was leaking user details for months A security researcher has revealed that Instagram's website leaked user contact information, including phone numbers and email addresses, over a period of at least four months.Data scientist and business consultant David Stier discovered that th...
2019-05-23 20:17

Instagram, Whatsapp and Facebook hit with media messaging outage Facebook says it is addressing issues faced by users on several of its services, mainly in Europe and USFacebook said on Wednesday it was working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including ...
2019-07-03 23:00

Instagram update will force posts from ‘influencers’ into your feed Instagram is going to start putting posts from “influencers” in your feed and Stories – even if you don’t follow them. It means that even if you only follow friends and family, you still risk seeing snap-happy influencers clogging u...
2019-06-06 18:51

Instagram makes it easy to add song lyrics to your Stories Instagram announced today that it is adding the ability to display lyrics when adding songs to Stories. The feature will let users decide if they want to display song lyrics on screen and will give them the ability to edit the text style, animation a...
2019-06-06 22:34

3 Key Instagram Feeds to Follow If You Love Architecture and Design Indulge your design fascination with photos of rooms decorated in the 1980s and ’90s, the seemingly endless styles of Japanese public bathrooms, and an obsession with architectural pattern....
2019-06-07 00:17

90 Day Fiancé's Jonathan Rivera Is Now Instagram Official With New Girlfriend Making it official! Jonathan Rivera has finally shared a picture of his new girlfriend's face. The 90 Day Fiancé star, who called it quits with Fernanda Flores earlier this year,......
2019-06-13 19:00

Instagram Claims It Is Not the Source of Influencer Data Breach Instagram has said it was not the source of private contact information for millions of influential users of the service recently found in an unguarded online database....
2019-05-24 08:17

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are back up and running (updated) Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are experiencing outages this morning. Downdetector maps show the services are struggling around the globe, but the issues seem to be the worst on the East Coast and in Europe. According to The Independent, some Whats...
2019-07-04 07:51

Instagram influencer staged 'surprise' engagement weekend Marissa Fuchs posted photos of disbelief, but marketers were sent itinerary months beforeA public proposal is a risky thing to attempt. For every couple whose love for each other is perfectly in tune, there is a partner who has woefully misjudged the...
2019-06-21 20:17

Welcome to the wonderful world of bizarre literary Instagram accounts Literary Instagram sounds like it should be a fairly relaxed corner of social media. It conjures images of nicely staged photos of books next to cups of coffee, short reviews of favorite reads peppered with hashtags, and a welcome reprieve from the u...
2019-06-13 01:34

Instagram Testing an Easier Way of Recovering Hacked Accounts Instagram is testing a new in-app account recovery process. To control cases where the hackers alter username and contact data linked to the accounts, Instagram would prevent any username from being......
2019-06-17 17:34

Twitter and Instagram Unveil New Ways to Combat Hate—Again The social media giants just released new policies to cut down on bullying and hate speech. It's not clear they'll be any more successful this time around....
2019-07-11 17:17

Netflix is testing a change that makes its mobile app more like Instagram If you’ve opened the Netflix app on your smartphone or tablet recently, you may have noticed the addition of a new “Extras” tab that the streaming giant has added as part of a test with a subset of its massive user base. The new fee...
2019-06-05 21:34

Brett Favre’s Instagram hacked with return to NFL post Brett Favre isn’t returning this time around. The legendary quarterback blamed a hack for a short-lived Instagram post on his official account that indicated he would be returning to the gridiron in 2020. “A true champion sticks to his or her c...
2019-06-19 01:17

Gwen Stefani 'so, so excited' and 'so shocked' over return to 'The Voice' "Every season that I've been back, it's been a shock because they kind of wait till the last minute (to tell you)," "Voice" coach Gwen Stefani said.        ...
2019-06-06 07:00

5 books not to miss: Melinda Gates' 'The Moment of Lift,' 'Wunderland,' 'Defying Hitler' This week's most compelling new books include Melinda Gates' "The Moment of Lift" and "Wunderland," a work of historical fiction set during WWII.        ...
2019-05-21 14:51

Tim McGraw shows off big fish, more impressive abs in shirtless Instagram shot Tim McGraw meant to show off his prize catch on Instagram. But his fans couldn't help but to notice some serious abs in the shirtless shot.        ...
2019-05-29 12:34

Amazon closes down its shopping-focused Instagram rival Spark Amazon Spark, the e-commerce giant's social network, has seemingly shut down after only a couple of years. If you don't even know what it is, we don't blame you. You can think of it as Amazon's version of Instagram, except it focu...
2019-06-16 04:51

CIA's Instagram account following just 11 social media users -- mostly from Hollywood: reports The CIA’s official Instagram account, which was launched in April, was not following any other accounts until Thursday afternoon when it began following only 11 other Instagram users — most of them Hollywood actors who have portrayed CIA agents on th...
2019-06-28 09:51

David Ortiz’s teen son posts heartfelt message on Instagram Among the many tributes and well-wishes pouring in for David Ortiz was one from his own son, 14-year-old D’Angelo, who wrote, “Pops I Love u.” “There is nobody stronger then u it’s only a matter of days till ur up running around doing ur thing again ...
2019-06-11 20:17

Chernobyl Instagram thirst traps are not cool: HBO series creator The internet is blowing up over these Chernobyl selfies and travel porn pics. The nuclear wasteland has become a major tourist attraction since the May premiere of an HBO miniseries about the 1986 power plant tragedy, with some tour groups reporting ...
2019-06-12 19:17

Instagram Turns Obscure U.S. Sights Into Social-Media Destinations Across the U.S., smartphone-wielding masses are converging on picturesque attractions that many learned of on social media. Before Instagram, “no one really talked about Horseshoe Bend.”...
2019-07-09 17:00

Selena Gomez Is Removing Traces of Justin Bieber From Her Instagram Selena Gomez just proved she's over Justin Bieber once and for all. Over the weekend, a fan account noticed the 26-year-old singer had deleted an Instagram post about her ex that she......
2019-06-10 18:51

Instagram accidentally leaks private data of major influencers Instagram has accidentally leaked the private information of 49 million of its users, including major influencers and bloggers. A huge database containing details about celebrities, influencers and brand accounts was recently discovered online and an...
2019-05-21 15:51

All about Dark Mode in Android Q, and force-switching it for Instagram or WhatsApp Dark mode needs no presentation, as anyone who has woken up in the middle of the night to read something on their phone would attest. Not only does it save your retinas from burning when ambient light is low but is also a godsend for OLED displays wh...
2019-05-22 11:51

Perfect selfies are all over Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat. They're killing us Selfies posted on Snapchat, Facebook and Instagram have gone from duck lips to deadly as front-facing cameras on iPhone and Android have improved.        ...
2019-05-22 18:51

Netflix is testing a new ‘Extras’ discovery feed that apes Instagram In an effort to keep up with the kids, Netflix is currently testing a new 'Extras' feed in its app that offers Instagram-style content, the service confirmed via Variety. The best upcoming TV shows and movies on NetflixWhich Netflix plan is...
2019-06-06 06:17

Tracking Instagram-famous dunk star’s journey to NBA draft This was two years ago, before Jalen Lecque became Instagram-famous for his jaw-dropping dunks, before he developed into an elite-level recruit, before he landed scholarship offers from some of the most prominent high-major schools in the country. He...
2019-06-16 13:17

PlayStation is back after hours-long outage but Instagram is down for some users Many users experienced difficulty Thursday for about four hours with many gamers experiencing difficulty logging in and accessing PlayStation.       ...
2019-06-14 02:17

Netflix tests an Instagram-style scrolling feed in its mobile app One of Netflix's biggest challenges is helping users discover content. To address that, it's testing an Instagram-like scrolling feed that will show trailers, photos and alerts for shows and movies. The feature also encourages users to shar...
2019-06-06 02:34

Jussie Smollett returns to Instagram with Pride month message Actor Jussie Smollett celebrated Pride month in his first Instagram post since January, when the "Empire" actor first said he was the victim of a hate crime, a claim later refuted by police....
2019-06-11 07:34

Olivia Culpo Opens Up About Depression Battle in Raw Instagram Post Olivia Culpo getting candid about her mental health, opening up about her battle with depression amid a "difficult" situation that affected her mentally, emotionally, spiritually and......
2019-07-11 21:00

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp will no longer be pre-loaded on Huawei phones While Huawei continues to see a road ahead for its US government-threatened smartphone division, the exodus of major business partners, key components suppliers, and allies is far from over, posing new difficulties and creating bigger and bigger prob...
2019-06-07 13:34

Instagram will make it easier to recover your password if your account is ever hacked Whether they’re attempting to steal your Instagram account to sell it back to you for Bitcoin, or whether they have different plans with it, hackers are more and more interested in gaining access to Instagram properties. A process of recovering...
2019-06-17 13:34

Instagram Rises Gloriously To Neha Dhupia's 'Caption This' Challenge Shutterbugs recently managed to capture a candid moment between actors Arshad Warsi and Neha Dhupia - and now the Internet can't stop suggesting hilarious captions for it....
2019-06-07 09:34

Eugenie Bouchard fights back against ‘absurd’ Instagram criticism There’s more to Eugenie Bouchard’s life than just Instagram filters. The 25-year-old tennis star, who is set to compete at Wimbledon on Tuesday against Slovenia’s Tamara Zidanšek, addressed criticism surrounding her online persona i...
2019-07-02 14:17

Instagram tests easier ways to recover hacked accounts Instagram might offer a little more reassurance if your account is ever hijacked. The social network is testing a new in-app account recovery process that should make it easier to recover an account -- and make it harder for thieves to get away with...
2019-06-17 09:00

Big Cats Of Instagram: World Of Pakistani Elites And Their Exotic Pets Pakistani laws make it easy to import exotic animals, but once inside the country regulation is almost non-existent. This has led to an untold number of such creatures -- especially big cats -- being......
2019-07-02 14:00

Instagram couple slammed for asking people to fund cycling trip An Instagram couple from Germany is getting ridiculed on social media after setting up a GoFundMe page to fund their trip to Africa. Cat and Elena of the Instagram account Another Beautiful Day have come under fire for requesting 10,000 euros ($11,23...
2019-06-18 04:00

Rihanna posted a mind-bending brainteaser on Instagram. Here's how it works. AP Photo/Steven Senne Rihanna shared a brainteaser on Instagram. It contains text in different sizes set on black or white sections. The biggest text says "You will read this first," and the smallest text says "And you will read this last," even tho...
2019-07-04 18:34

How to survive the fake news about cancer The internet is awash with ads for costly but bogus treatments – and claims that scientists are suppressing a cure for the diseaseFor Eileen O’Sullivan, being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013 was the catalyst for a deluge of distinctly unscientif...
2019-07-14 11:00

This leaked Pixel 4 XL video better be fake Google’s Pixel smartphones are never best-sellers. In fact, top flagship phones from the likes of Apple and Samsung outsell Google’s Pixel lineup each year by an order of magnitude or even more. Pixel phones also aren’t the most pow...
2019-06-10 18:00

Outrage after swordfish 'stoned to death' by tourists on Greek beach Tens of thousands of people have signed a petition calling for tourists who were filmed throwing stones at a swordfish which later died to be punished....
2019-07-16 21:17

Big Bird, Elmo and more 'Sesame Street' muppets were D.C. tourists this weekend It's road trip season and your favorite "Sesame Street" characters are checking out some of the best tourist spots around the country.       ...
2019-06-10 18:00

Joe Jonas Plays Perfect Instagram Husband for Sophie Turner on the Red Carpet Chasing happiness...and the perfect red carpet photo. On Monday night, Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner seemingly found both at the Los Angeles premiere of the Jonas Brothers' new......
2019-06-04 18:34

Jussie Smollett posts on Instagram for first time since alleged 'hoax' attack Jussie Smollett has returned to social media, sharing his first Instagram post since January when he alleged he'd been the victim of a hate crime -- a claim Chicago cops later accused him of faking following an extensive investigation. ...
2019-06-11 04:17

Drake jokes about plastic surgery rumors while flexing his six-pack on Instagram Drake wants his fans to know that his abs are all-natural, if his comment on a recent Instagram post is any indication.        ...
2019-05-21 19:34

Instagram date kills NY teen, posts photos of corpse online NEW YORK (WNBC) – A 17-year-old girl with a small social media following in upstate New York was killed by a man she’d met recently on Instagram, who then posted photos of her corpse online, police said Monday. The gory pictures were redi...
2019-07-17 02:01

Instagram’s anti-bullying feature warns users if they’re about to post a mean comment Adam Mosseri, the head of Facebook-owned Instagram, said the company is willing to make decisions that keep its users safe from online bullying, even if it leads to decreased usage. “We will make decisions that mean people use Instagram less if it ke...
2019-07-09 01:51

Jenna Dewan and Steve Kazee Take Their Relationship To New Level: They're Instagram Official Jenna Dewan has found zen in boyfriend Steve Kazee. And now, she's sharing her happiness with the world. Earlier today, the actress took to Instagram to post an inspirational message......
2019-06-05 22:51

Adult performers to picket Instagram HQ over company's nude photo rules Artists, activists and models join in condemning confusing guidelines leading to account suspensionsDozens of adult performers are set to picket Instagram’s Silicon Valley headquarters over guidelines about photos containing nudity. The inconsistency...
2019-06-19 13:51

A Climber Who Died on Everest Warned on Instagram That Overcrowding Could ‘Prove Fatal’ A British mountaineer, among the latest to die while climbing Mount Everest in less than two weeks, wrote about his worries that overcrowding on the mountain could “prove fatal” in the days before he lost his life while descending. Robin ...
2019-05-27 09:51

Pregnant model praised for not editing ‘veiny’ chest in Instagram photo A mom-to-be has been applauded for proudly displaying her “veiny” chest in a stunning bump shot. Belle Lucia, 24, from Sydney, Australia, took to Instagram this week to share the photo, explaining that the lines often appear during pregna...
2019-07-03 00:51