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Japan Makes History as Hayabusa2 Attempts to Collect Underground Samples From Asteroid

Earlier today, Japan’s Hayabusa2 may have become the first probe in history to collect material from beneath the surface of an asteroid—a mission that could yield importa...

Japan Makes History as Hayabusa2 Attempts to Collect Underground Samples From Asteroid

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Japan's Hayabusa2 probe attempts its final asteroid landing at 9:15 PM ET Back in February, Japan's second asteroid-exploring spacecraft touched down on the asteroid Ryugu to collect samples that it will bring back to Earth. Tonight, Hayabusa2 is making its final sample collection attempt, where it will try to collect...
2019-07-11 06:00

Japan lands spacecraft on distant asteroid to collect samples Japanese scientists have successfully landed an unmanned spacecraft on the distant asteroid Ryugu for the second time as part of an ongoing mission to help explore the origins of the solar system....
2019-07-11 09:17

| Japan's asteroid probe Hayabusa2 set for final touchdown Japan's Hayabusa2 probe began descending for its final touchdown on a distant asteroid, hoping to collect samples that could shed light on the evolution of the solar system....
2019-07-11 10:34

Japan's Asteroid Probe Hayabusa2 Set for Final Touchdown Japan's Hayabusa2 probe began descending on Wednesday for its final touchdown on a distant asteroid, hoping to collect samples that could shed light on the evolution of the solar system....
2019-07-10 16:00

Falcon has landed: Japan's Hayabusa2 probe touches down on asteroid Unmanned craft – about the size of a large refrigerator – plans to collect ground samples, some 300 million kilometres from EarthA Japanese spacecraft has successfully landed on a distant asteroid where it hopes to collect samples that could shed lig...
2019-07-11 08:51

Japan's Hayabusa2 asteroid probe packs its space-rock bag for return to Earth Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft has packed up the capsule that will ferry its precious space-rock cargo back to Earth in preparation to leave the asteroid Ryugu later this year....
2019-08-28 01:00

Cops collect DNA samples from estranged husband of missing mom Jennifer Dulos As the search for a missing Connecticut mother of five stretched into its ninth day, police appeared to zero in on her estranged husband. With no sign of Jennifer Dulos, police showed up at her ex’s Farmington mansion Friday evening, questioning Foti...
2019-06-02 01:34

Hayabusa2 Spacecraft Releases Its Final Probe for Exploring Asteroid Ryugu The tiny Minerva-II2 probe is now en route to the surface of the asteroid Ryugu, having been deployed by Japan’s Hayabusa2 spacecraft on Thursday. It’s the final phase of this wildly successful mission and the last item on the to-do list before the s...
2019-10-04 19:34

With Time Running Out, Hayabusa2 Spacecraft Fails to Drop Target Marker on Asteroid Japan’s Hayabusa2 probe aborted an attempt to drop a highly reflective target marker on the surface of Ryugu in preparation for its second sample extraction mission. But with surface temperatures rising steadily on the asteroid, the probe is running ...
2019-05-22 18:17

Dramatic Video Shows the Moment Hayabusa2 Made Its Second Touchdown on the Ryugu Asteroid A newly released video from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) shows the critical moment when the Hayabusa2 spacecraft made contact with the surface of the Ryugu asteroid for an unprecedented second time.Read more......
2019-07-31 19:34

Japan’s asteroid probe is about to attempt its second daring asteroid touchdown Japan is doing some incredible things with its Hayabusa2 asteroid probe. The spacecraft has now spent several months in orbit around the space rock known as Ryugu, and it’s blown not one but two holes into its side. Now, in yet another potentia...
2019-07-11 09:17

Watch Japan’s asteroid probe touch down on asteroid Ryugu Japanese space agency JAXA has had an up-close-and-personal relationship with the asteroid known as Ryugu ever since its Hayabusa-2 spacecraft entered orbit around the space rock in June of last year. The probe shot two separate projectiles at the as...
2019-07-31 17:51

Mochizuki makes history for Japan with junior title at Wimbledon Teenager Shintaro Mochizuki became the first Japanese to win a junior boys' Grand Slam title, beating Spain's Carlos Gimeno Valero 6-3 6-2 in the Wimbledon final on Sunday....
2019-07-14 18:17

| Mochizuki makes Grand Slam history for Japan at Wimbledon Shintaro Mochizuki made history becoming the first Japanese player to win a boy's Grand Slam title, beating Carlos Gimeno Valero of Spain in the Wimbledon final....
2019-07-14 19:51

Underground Detector in Japan to Join Search for Gravitational Waves A fourth gravitational wave detector, this one in Gifu Prefecture, Japan, will join the global search for cosmic events that cause ripples in spacetime, beginning this December.Read more......
2019-10-04 19:34

As ‘SVU’ Makes History, Mariska Hargitay Makes Olivia Benson’s Mission Her Own This week “Law & Order: SVU” becomes the longest-running drama in prime-time history. But in some ways, the culture is just catching up to the series and its crusading star....
2019-09-25 19:34

Japan says space probe landed on asteroid to get soil sample Japan’s space agency says data from the Hayabusa2 spacecraft indicated it successfully landed on an asteroid to get underground samples in hopes of finding clues to the origin of the solar system...
2019-07-11 07:17

Japan's Hayabusa 2 may finally kick-start the asteroid mining era The turn of the decade saw a huge surge of interest in asteroid mining, but now this would-be industry has flopped. Can a tiny Japanese probe revive it?...
2019-05-21 20:34

Spacewatch: Japan's Hayabusa 2 targets final asteroid landing Two target markers deployed around Ryugu ahead of lander’s planned descent next monthJapan’s Hayabusa 2 spacecraft has deployed two target markers around asteroid Ryugu. The deployment took place at 5.17pm BST on 17 September from an altitude of 1km....
2019-09-20 03:00

Japan's Asteroid Probe Packs Up and Prepares for Return to Earth Following a pair of successful touchdowns onto the surface of Ryugu, Japan’s Hayabusa2 probe is packing its precious cargo as it prepares to bring samples of the asteroid back to Earth.Read more......
2019-08-27 22:34

Japan’s asteroid probe just fired a rover at space rock Ryugu The Hayabusa2 probe arrived at the space rock known as Ryugu in June of last year. It was launched by Japan’s space agency JAXA, and during its many months in orbit around the asteroid it’s accomplished a lot. It’s taken photos, fir...
2019-10-04 18:34

NASA makes final plans for its 2022 mission to visit an all-metal asteroid In less than a decade, we might finally be able to unravel the mysteries surrounding Psyche, an asteroid that's believed to be composed mostly of iron and nickel. NASA is gearing up to explore the metallic asteroid, giving the Psyche mission the...
2019-06-12 22:17

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

No limitations: Ali Stroker makes history with Tony win NEW YORK (AP) — When she sings, Ali Stroker says, she has “no limitations.” That was clear on Sunday as Stroker performed and made history as the first actor in a wheelchair to capture a Tony Award. She earned the trophy for her portrayal...
2019-06-10 08:34

Aaron Boone makes history — and Yankees say more is on way It took Aaron Boone less than two full seasons to make history as a manager. In addition to guiding the Yankees to their first AL East title since 2012 with a 9-1 win over the Angels on Thursday night, Boone also became the first manager to win 100 g...
2019-09-20 13:00

Niemann makes history for Chile with Greenbrier win Joaquin Niemann got stronger as the day progressed to become the first Chilean to win on the PGA Tour, claiming a six-shot victory at the Greenbrier Classic in West Virginia on Sunday....
2019-09-16 09:00

‘The Big Bang Theory’ makes history in Washington, DC ‘The Big Bang Theory” ended its run three weeks ago, but will live on in perpetuity — not only in repeats but as part of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, DC. “BBT” producer Warner Bros. Television has donated a sle...
2019-06-06 21:51

Why Japan and South Korea Still Spar Over History Japan’s colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula ended more than seven decades ago, yet that legacy still roils everyday politics on both sides of the strait. ...
2019-07-01 18:00

MLB roundup: Blackmon makes history in Rockies' rout Charlie Blackmon became the first Colorado player to have at least three hits in five consecutive games as the Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-1 in Phoenix on Tuesday night....
2019-06-19 10:51

William Byron makes history with pole run at Darlington In his sophomore season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series -- and his first with veteran crew chief Chad Knaus -- William Byron continues to make history....
2019-09-01 00:34

New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom makes MLB history with his arm and his bat Jacob deGrom, the 2018 Cy Young award winner, struck out 13 batters and hit a home run for the second time this season.       ...
2019-08-24 14:00

Lashana Lynch Makes History With 007 Role for Bond 25 Congratulations are in order for Lashana Lynch! According to The Mail on Sunday, the 31-year-old actress will play 007 in the new James Bond film. While Daniel Craig will reprise......
2019-07-15 16:51

Tennis star, 15, makes history in qualifying for Wimbledon American tennis prodigy Cori "Coco" Gauff just became the youngest player in the Open Era to advance through qualifying to reach Wimbledon's main draw....
2019-06-28 22:51

Fans are “lovin’ it” as QB Khalil Tate makes U of A history TUCSON – The U of A defense “beared down” against Texas Tech in the 28-14 victory.  However, QB Khalil Tate is getting the national buzz after hitting two career milestones.  Here’s more from Monday’s sportscast: ...
2019-09-17 10:00

MLB roundup: Sale makes strikeout history in Boston's win Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a tiebreaking home run in the top of the 10th inning as the visiting Boston Red Sox overcame blowing a five-run lead to beat the Cleveland Indians 7-6 Tuesday night....
2019-08-14 08:51

Lesbian Couple Makes History Playing Together at Wimbledon When Alison van Uytvanck and Greet Minnen stepped onto the court at Wimbledon on Tuesday, it was their first time playing doubles together in a grand slam tournament match. Off-the-court, however, they have been paired for three years. Belgians Minn...
2019-07-06 06:00

This week in tech history: Nintendo's N64 goes on sale in Japan At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come. That's what This Week in Tech History does. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical te...
2019-06-23 18:00

Why Japan and South Korea Still Spar Over History: QuickTake Japan’s colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula ended more than seven decades ago yet that legacy still roils everyday politics on both sides of the strait. South Korea and Japan, major trading partners and both U.S. military allies, have been at log...
2019-07-01 16:34

Atlantic League Batter Steals First, Makes Baseball History Around the time that robot umpires were brought in to help officiate the Atlantic League All-Star Game, Major League Baseball and the independent league’s front office decided to tack on a few more rules to experiment with for the second half of the ...
2019-07-14 14:51

Watch: Brooks Koepka makes history in U.S. Open's second round Top-ranked Brooks Koepka remains in pursuit of his third consecutive U.S. Open title after moving within three shots of leader Justin Rose at Pebble Beach....
2019-06-15 04:00

Glee's Ali Stroker Makes History With 2019 Tony Awards Win Congratulations are in order for Ali Stroker! The 31-year-old Broadway star made history at Sunday night's Tony Awards when she took home the trophy for Best Performance by an......
2019-06-10 18:51

J.T Poston makes history at Wyndham Championship for first PGA Tour victory J.T. Poston kept racking up birdies and pars — but no bogeys — at the Wyndham Championship, capping his momentous play in his first PGA Tour win.        ...
2019-08-05 05:17

Ali Stroker makes Tony Awards history as first winner to use wheelchair Ali Stroker made history Sunday at the Tony Awards. “This award is for every kid who is watching tonight who has a disability, who has a limitation or a challenge who has been waiting to see themselves represented in this arena — you are,”...
2019-06-10 20:17

Brooke Henderson makes history with win at Meijer LPGA Classic Brooke Henderson became the winningest Canadian golfer of all time -- man or woman -- after claiming her ninth LPGA title       ...
2019-06-17 04:34

Brandt Snedeker makes history with second-round 60 at RBC Canadian Open Brandt Snedeker, who shot a 60 at RBC Canadian Open on Friday, is first player since 1983 to record at least one round of 59, 60 and 61 on PGA Tour.        ...
2019-06-08 00:00

Vontaze Burfict’s season-long suspension makes NFL history The NFL is putting its foot down when it comes to Raiders linebacker Vontaze Burfict’s continuous on-field antics. The former Bengal, who was released after seven seasons before signing a one-year, $2 million contract with the Raiders in March, was s...
2019-09-30 23:34

Fowles makes history but Williams, Dream beat Lynx 60-53 Elizabeth Williams scored 17 points, Alex Bentley added 10, including a late 3-pointer, and the Atlanta Dream beat the Minnesota Lynx 60-53 to spoil Sylvia Fowles' history-making game       ...
2019-07-13 04:51

Eliud Kipchoge makes history by running sub two-hour marathon • Kenyan runs unofficial time of 1hr 59min 40sec in Vienna • World record holder was assisted by 41 pacemakers and lasersEliud Kipchoge made history in Vienna by running the first-ever sub two-hour marathon in a time of 1hr 59min 40sec. Cheered on by...
2019-10-12 11:34

Japan, Qatar and the history of guest teams at the Copa América USA, Mexico, Costa Rica, Honduras and Jamaica have all made up the numbers at the Copa AméricaBy Aidan Williams for These Football TimesThe 46th edition of the Copa América, the oldest tournament in international football, begins on Friday night when...
2019-06-12 17:01

Ali Stroker makes Tony history as the first wheelchair user to win an acting award Stroker, who won for "Oklahoma!," dedicated the prize to "every kid who is watching tonight who has a disability, who has a limitation or a challenge, who has been waiting to see themselves represented in this arena.”...
2019-06-10 19:17

David Duval makes 14, just short of highest single score in history David Duval's 14 is tied for the second-highest score in Open Championship history, with D. Murdoch’s 14 at Prestwick’s first hole in 1925.        ...
2019-07-18 20:34

Pose's Janet Mock Makes TV History With Netflix Production Deal Janet Mock just made history. The Pose writer and director signed a multi-million-dollar deal with Netflix, becoming the first black transgender woman to establish an overall deal with a major......
2019-06-19 18:17

Watch: Yordan Alvarez makes Astros history, homers in first two games Houston Astros rookie Yordan Alvarez became the first player in franchise history to homer in his first two games, going deep in a win against the Milwaukee Brewers in Houston....
2019-06-12 18:00

Simone Biles Makes History (Again!) With an Unbelievable Floor Routine You Cannot Miss Simone Biles has flipped her way into history--again. At the U.S. Gymnastics Championship in Kansas City, Missouri this weekend, the Olympic gymnast effortlessly landed a triple-twisting......
2019-08-12 15:51

Rafael Nadal makes history with 12th French Open title Rafael Nadal downed Dominic Thiem at French Open to claim his 18th Grand Slam and become the only man or woman to win the same tournament 12 times.       ...
2019-06-09 19:17

Lizzo Makes Music History as the First Black Woman in 2019 to Score a No. One Hit Lizzo is 100% that bitch. The 31-year-old singer's banger "Truth Hurts" has reached number-one on the Billboard Hot 100. The catchy tune was sitting at number-three until......
2019-09-04 06:00

Shohei Ohtani makes history as he becomes the first Japanese-born player to hit for cycle Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani collects home run, triple, double and single during his first four at-bats against Rays.       ...
2019-06-14 05:00

Marta makes history but Australia beats Brazil after brilliant comeback Having fallen 2-0 behind in the first half, Australia's Women's World Cup hopes appeared to be in tatters, but a brilliant fightback secured a memorable 3-2 win over Brazil to keep alive the Matildas' hopes of progressing to the knockout stages....
2019-06-14 02:00

Opinion: Simone Biles makes more history, wins fifth all-around title at worlds It was Simone Biles' 22nd medal at the world championships, putting her just one from the record of Belarus’ Vitaly Scherbo.       ...
2019-10-11 07:00

WRAPUP 3-Japan, S.Korea row over history, trade deepens as man dies of immolation Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned and admonished South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic row over compensation for Korean wartime forced labour that threatens global supply of memory chips and display screens....
2019-07-19 09:01

The high-tech trade dispute rooted in Japan's wartime history Japan has tightened curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea, upping the ante in a decades-old dispute with Seoul over South Koreans forced to work for Japanese firms during World War Two....
2019-07-08 15:51

History makers: the origins of Japan’s 150-year love affair with rugby Japan has been enjoying rugby long before the World Cup arrives on its shores but its history is blurred by urban mythsOn 31 March 2016, an urgent call went out from the president of the rugby section of the Yokohama Country & Athletic Club. The gues...
2019-09-14 15:34

Hurricane Dorian recon mission makes history with all-female, three-pilot crew An all-female, three-pilot flight crew conducting a Hurricane Dorian recon mission on Thursday was the first-ever all-female crew to do so for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the agency said....
2019-08-30 13:00

Rookie goalie Jordan Binnington makes history in St. Louis Blues' Game 6 win St. Louis rookie goalie Jordan Binnington achieved another historic milestone as the Blues defeated the San Jose Sharks in Game 6 of the Western Conference finals....
2019-05-22 17:34

Simone Biles makes more history as USA romp to seventh straight global title Biles breaks record for most medals by a woman at worldsUSA women take seventh straight title at worlds or OlympicsItaly capture bronze for first world team medal since 1950Simone Biles won a record 21st medal at the world gymnastics championships on...
2019-10-09 01:00

Brandon Crawford makes San Francisco Giants, MLB history in rout of Colorado Rockies Brandon Crawford homered three times and drove in nine runs over the course of the San Francisco Giants' doubleheader sweep of the Colorado Rockies.       ...
2019-07-16 16:34

Brit girl, 9, who had both legs amputated, makes history by walking NYFW catwalk A schoolgirl who had both her legs amputated as a baby has been making waves in the fashion industry. The inspirational nine-year-old just walked the catwalk at NYFW...
2019-09-10 12:34

Astros' Gerrit Cole makes postseason history with 15 strikeouts in Game 2 of ALDS Astros pitcher Gerrit Cole set a franchise postseason and ALDS record with 15 strikeouts while going 7 2/3 innings in Game 2 against the Rays.       ...
2019-10-06 11:00

Nearly 600,000 advised to evacuate as storm makes landfall on Japan Heavy rains lashed parts of western Japan on Thursday as tropical storm Krosa made landfall, forcing the cancellation of hundreds of flights and trains as authorities advised more than half a million people to evacuate....
2019-08-17 00:00

This Reporter Asks a Lot of Questions. In Japan, That Makes Her Unusual. Isoko Mochizuki’s interrogations of government officials have made her something of a folk hero in Japan, where the press is known for being clubby and compliant....
2019-07-05 11:34

EXPLAINER-The high-tech trade dispute rooted in Japan's wartime history Japan has tightened curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea, upping the ante in a decades-old dispute with Seoul over South Koreans forced to work for Japanese firms during World War Two....
2019-07-08 15:00

The Chrysanthemum Throne: A Two and a Half Millennia History of Divine Imperial Rule in Japan The Chrysanthemum Throne is the throne of the Emperor of Japan and a metonym referring to the Japanese monarchy itself. The Japanese imperial family has recently been in the news, due to the ascension of Emperor Naruhito on the 1st of May 2019 ...
2019-05-26 00:17

Shinzo Abe’s Party Headed to Victory in Japan Elections, Securing His Place in History Mr. Abe’s party won a majority in the upper house of Parliament on Sunday, the public broadcaster NHK said, which would make him the country’s longest-serving prime minister....
2019-07-21 20:00

Brandon Crawford makes Giants and Major League Baseball history in 19-2 rout of Rockies Brandon Crawford went 5 for 6 with two homers and tied a San Francisco team record with eight RBIs in a 19-2 rout of the Colorado Rockies.       ...
2019-07-16 04:17

Simone Biles makes history with balance beam dismount at US women's gymnastics championship Simone Biles — the five-time Olympic medalist who's described as the greatest gymnast of her generation — made history on Friday with a spectacular beam dismount at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships....
2019-08-12 05:51

Rogerer Federer makes French Open history as oldest man to reach fourth round Roger Federer eased past Norway's Casper Ruud 6-3 6-1 7-6(10-8) on Friday to become the oldest male player to reach the fourth round at the French Open....
2019-05-31 22:34

Serena Williams Makes History as 1st Athlete to Make Forbes' Self-Made Women List Serena Williams continues to make history! The tennis champion has become the first-ever athlete to make Forbes' list of America's Richest Self-Made Women, which ranks the most......
2019-06-04 21:51

Champions League roundup: Håland makes history in Salzburg romp as Barça are held • Teenager scores first-half hat-trick in 6-2 win• Barcelona held to 0-0 draw by Borussia DortmundErling Braut Håland became the first teenager to score a hat-trick on his Champions League debut since Wayne Rooney in 2004 as Red Bull Salzburg thrashe...
2019-09-18 03:00

Brazil great Marta makes history with record-breaking 17th World Cup goal Brazil great Marta put her name in the record books once again, scoring from the penalty spot against Italy to become the most prolific scorer in World Cup finals history....
2019-06-19 02:51

Typhoon Hagibis makes landfall in Japan, leaving at least 10 dead Typhoon Hagibis made landfall Saturday night local time, as the country braces for hurricane-force winds that have killed at least 10 people and injured more than 140....
2019-10-13 08:51

Typhoon Hagibis makes landfall in Japan, leaving at least 5 dead Typhoon Hagibis made landfall Saturday night local time, as the country braces for hurricane-force winds that have killed five people and injured dozens....
2019-10-13 04:51

Janet Mock Makes History by Becoming the 1st Black Trans Woman to Sign Deal With a Major Studio On June 19, 1865, history was made and the last enslaved black Americans gained their independence. Today, 154 years after emancipation, Janet Mock made history by becoming the first black trans woman to establish an overall deal with a major studio....
2019-06-20 04:51

South Korea to scrap intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid history feud South Korea said on Thursday it will scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan, a decision that could escalate a dispute over history and trade and undercut security cooperation on North Korea....
2019-08-22 17:00

Top diplomats of S. Korea, Japan hold talks amid high tensions over trade, history The top diplomats of South Korea and Japan held bilateral talks in Beijing on Wednesday as Seoul is considering whether to renew a military information-sharing pact with Tokyo amid badly frayed relations....
2019-08-22 06:00

South Korea to scrap intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid dispute over history South Korea said on Thursday it will scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan, drawing a swift protest from Tokyo and deepening a decades-old dispute over history that has hit trade and undercut security cooperation over North Korea....
2019-08-23 08:00

One killed in Japan as typhoon makes landfall, millions advised to evacuate One man was killed, over 30 people were injured and more than six million people were advised to evacuate as a powerful typhoon bore down on the Japanese capital on Saturday, bringing with it the heaviest rain and winds in 60 years....
2019-10-12 13:34

At least 1 person dead as the most powerful typhoon to hit Japan in 60 years makes landfall Kyodo / via REUTERS A man in his forties has died and more than 30 people have been injured as Typhoon Hagibis approaches Japan. Six million people have been advised to evacuate. The Japanese government warned that the storm could be the strongest t...
2019-10-12 13:34

Enduring allure of all-conquering All Blacks makes them big in Japan | Andy Bull Reigning champions have a huge following at this World Cup but not that many of them are from New Zealand• We are expanding our coverage of New Zealand. Please help us by supporting our independent journalismThree hours before kick‑off, the little sq...
2019-10-08 08:34

CORRECTED-Japan's SoftBank makes bet to challenge Brazil's concentrated banking sector Japan's SoftBank Group Corp has led a $231 million new financing round for Brazilian lending platform Creditas, valuing it at $750 million and funding a future expansion to other Latin American countries, Sergio Furio, the founder of Creditas, said....
2019-07-11 09:17

'Love is love': Demi Burnett makes history with the 'Bachelor' franchise's first LGBTQ proposal Demi Burnett made Bachelor Nation history Tuesday night when she proposed to Kristian Haggerty on "Bachelor in Paradise."        ...
2019-09-18 21:00

Tony Awards 2019: 'Hadestown' sweeps with 8 wins, wheelchair-using actress makes history "Hadestown," a folk-operatic spin on a Greek myth, led the Tony Awards with eight wins, and Bryan Cranston made an impassioned plea for journalists.        ...
2019-06-10 10:34

Tony Awards 2019: Wheelchair-using actress Ali Stroker makes history; 'Hadestown' sweeps with 8 wins Ali Stroker, a wheelchair-using actress from "Oklahoma!", made history and Bryan Cranston made an impassioned plea for journalists at the Tony Awards.        ...
2019-06-10 22:51

Inside the Secret Service lab with more than 15K ink samples WASHINGTON— In a cabinet inside a modest laboratory in downtown Washington are rows and rows of ink samples in plastic squeeze bottles and small glass jars. To the untrained eye, it’s just a bunch of blackish liquid with strange names like “moldy spo...
2019-07-08 23:17

Typhoon Hagibis path update LIVE: Latest news from Japan as earthquake hits country before huge storm makes landfall More than three million people in Japan have been warned to evacuate as Typhoon Hagibis made landfall on Saturday, minutes after an 5.3 magnitude earthquake hit the affected area....
2019-10-12 15:34

Ask The Salty Waitress: How many free beer samples is too many? Hey Salty, I hang out pretty regularly at a craft beer bar that offers free, one-ounce-ish samples people can try before ordering a full pour. I’m pretty decisive, but I’ll sometimes sample one beer before I order, especially if it’s a flavor I’m not...
2019-05-31 18:51

Gas Explosion at Russian Lab That Holds Ebola and Smallpox Samples A gas explosion has sparked a fire at a Russian bioweapons facility which stores viruses including Ebola, smallpox and Anthrax. The blast occurred on Monday after a gas cylinder exploded during scheduled repair work on the fifth floor of the six-stor...
2019-09-17 20:34

Microsoft’s AI generates realistic speech with only 200 training samples In a newly published paper, Microsoft researchers describe a state-of-the-art AI speech system that needs only 200 samples to achieve high accuracy.Read More...
2019-05-23 18:51

'Right here, right now': Fatboy Slim samples Greta Thunberg for live show The dance artist electrifies crowd after mixing the climate activist’s UN speech slogan with his club favourite Fatboy Slim has paid tribute to Greta Thunberg in a performance in Gateshead over the weekend, mixing her speech to the United Nations int...
2019-10-09 06:34

Fatboy Slim samples Greta Thunberg speech in ‘Right Here, Right Now’ remix During a live performance, the popular British DJ shared a fan-made remix of his 1998 dance hit, 'Right Here, Right Now,' which highlighted Greta Thunberg's infamous UN climate change speech....
2019-10-10 07:34

Russia finds radioactive isotopes in test samples after accident Russia's state weather agency said on Monday it had found the radioactive isotopes of strontium, barium and lanthanum in test samples after a mysterious accident during a test at a military site earlier this month....
2019-08-26 21:00

NASA to unseal moon rock samples from the Apollo missions HOUSTON — Inside a locked vault at Johnson Space Center is treasure few have seen and fewer have touched. The restricted lab is home to hundreds of pounds of moon rocks collected by Apollo astronauts close to a half-century ago. And for the first tim...
2019-06-28 05:00

Fatboy Slim samples Greta Thunberg’s speech to the UN during UK concert – video Fatboy Slim has played a mashup of Greta Thunberg’s UN speech with his 1999 track Right Here, Right Now. The 16-year-old Swedish activist used the words ‘right here, right now’ during her much-watched speech about the climate crisis in September. Foo...
2019-10-09 15:34

Apollo 11: Never-before-seen video reveals lunar samples were searched for signs of life As the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 Moon landing nears, NASA has released never-before-seen footage of scientists checking the lunar samples that were brought back for signs of life...
2019-07-18 16:00

Half of THC vape samples have risky Vitamin E acetate, but pesticides, metals found too Vitamin E is a likely culprit, but metal fume poisoning and cadmium poisoning are also possible. Cheap vaping devices would increase the risk.        ...
2019-10-12 02:00

Legionnaires' disease bacteria found in Maine water district samples, state CDC says Maine health officials this week announced the bacteria responsible for Legionnaires disease — a severe form of pneumonia — has been detected in samples from the Orono-Veazie Water District, a water utility company located in Orono. ...
2019-07-21 06:00

Medical student with rare disease finds possible cure from studying his own blood samples Dr. David Fajgenbaum was a third-year medical student when he suddenly fell ill and was diagnosed with Castleman disease. Determined not to give up on life, the doctor relapsed four times before he took it upon himself to find a cure for his disease....
2019-09-20 15:00

Twitter Account Serves Up Perfect, Bite-Sized Samples Of Video Game Music Video game music rules. Sometimes, it is legitimately great. Since the start of 2019, Twitter account 140 Seconds VGM has been breaking down game tunes into bite-sized chunks. Sometimes the songs are classics, sometimes they’re random oddities. But e...
2019-07-24 16:51

Drones increasingly used in Africa to save people's lives, deliver blood samples to labs It is understandable that when people think of drones in Africa, their mind immediately goes to the unmanned aerial vehicles used by the U.S. to track down and kill Islamic militants in Somalia, or fighters in Libya. But there is a mushrooming use of...
2019-08-21 22:00

Russia nuclear missile explosion resulted in radioactive isotopes found in test samples after accident Radioactive isotopes have been discovered by Russia's state weather agency in test samples more than two weeks after a mysterious and deadly explosion earlier this month at a naval weapons testing range in the northwestern part of the country, the ag...
2019-08-26 20:34

US Plans To Collect DNA Of All Undocumented Migrants The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is developing a plan to take DNA samples from each of the undocumented immigrants and store it in a national database for criminal DNA profiles, they said....
2019-10-03 10:34

DHS Says It Will Collect DNA From Detained Immigrants, Including Children Donald Trump’s Department of Homeland Security announced that it will be collecting DNA samples from tens of thousands of immigrants detained in federal facilities, including children, and input that genetic data into a national criminal database....
2019-10-04 04:34

The Best Ways to Collect Disney Character Autographs I’ve been to Disney World a few times with my extended family, including with my son and three nieces. Around the time they were in the four- to seven-year-old age range, getting character autographs was a Very Big Deal. We did what every other paren...
2019-07-23 00:17

Amazon’s Ring wants to collect information from 911 calls Amazon's smart doorbell division Ring is angling for access to 911 caller data, a report by Gizmodo reveals. As part of its Neighbors app, which provides information about crimes in users' local areas, Ring is seeking to access data from th...
2019-08-02 20:34

I'm travelling the world to collect poo for the good of humankind Eric Alm is racing to find out which gut microbes thrive in diverse human cultures before it is too late. His microbiome library – derived from faecal samples – could help solve future health crises...
2019-05-21 17:51

FBI, DHS preparing regulation to collect DNA from all detained migrants The Trump administration is planning to expand its authority to collect DNA from tens of thousands of undocumented migrants in federal custody as part of a national database designed to enforce immigration laws....
2019-10-03 19:34

Hounding Citibank to help a reader collect his deserved due Dear John: My father has money in a Citibank account with his name on it. It came from his aunt, who died in 2001. He was the heir and executor of her will, and was never notified about it....
2019-06-16 18:51

China, U.S. to collect additional tariffs on each other's goods China and the United States will begin imposing additional tariffs on each other's goods on Sunday, the latest escalation in a bruising trade war despite signs talks would resume sometime this month....
2019-09-01 05:34

Mets collect 9 runs, 11 hits on 9/11 anniversary Todd Frazier and Jeff McNeil each homered twice, helping the surging New York Mets stun Diamondbacks ace Robbie Ray and beat Arizona 9-0 Wednesday night....
2019-09-12 09:34

Investigation over PM's plans 'to collect data on gov.uk users' The Information Commissioner's Office is looking into the collection of personal data on the government's public internet service after reports Boris Johnson asked civil servants to collect "targeted and personalised" data on users....
2019-09-12 15:34

NYPD cop tried to collect insurance on ‘stolen’ BMW that was found torched An NYPD cop tried to collect insurance money on a BMW he said was stolen — but was busted for fraud when it turned out the car had gone up in flames two days before the officer claimed it went missing, prosecutors said Thursday. Officer Kirk Pe...
2019-08-23 01:00

There Are Now 100 Hidden Action Figures To Find And Collect In GTA Online The world of Grand Theft Auto Online is filled with crime, action, and destruction. Often players are given jobs that involve robbing banks, assassinating enemies, stealing cars or blowing up drug dens. But in the latest GTA Online update, players ha...
2019-09-07 21:34

Bronx man fired from MTA continued to collect $250K in paychecks A Bronx subway cleaner who was arrested last week while collecting his paycheck was shocked to discover he’d actually been fired years earlier, The Post has learned....
2019-10-06 03:00

Cop Who Shot Unarmed Man Rehired By Police So He Can Collect Pension An Arizona police officer who was fired and charged with murder for killing an unarmed man in a hotel hallway was rehired temporarily so he could collect a pension....
2019-07-13 14:00

Warm notes from London's Underground Heat from London Underground tunnels will soon be used to warm homes in north London. The project could lead the way for district heating schemes across the UK capital to warm homes with cheap and low-carbon heat....
2019-09-10 10:34

London's abandoned underground – in pictures London has been shaped by its railways, ever since the Metropolitan opened as the world’s first underground line in 1863. As the network grew, old stations, tunnels, entrances, passageways and shafts were left behindHidden London: Discovering the For...
2019-09-09 18:34

Going underground: the world's most spectacular caves A cave complex recently reopened on the north Kent coast joins an array of interesting, awe-inspiring and historic grottos from Iceland to New ZealandCocoons of glistening ice in Vatnajökull glacier, Iceland; geometric Fingal’s Cave in Scotland; echo...
2019-08-23 14:00

Mysterious underground continents may be as old as Earth Ancient, gigantic regions of rocks as large as continents exist hundreds of miles below the Earth's crust and could be as old as the planet itself, according to a new study....
2019-09-21 04:00

Possible Underground Railroad Cabin Discovered Archaeologists with the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration are examining newly-discovered artifacts to determine the age of a Cambridge cabin. Archaeologists are examining newly-discovered artifacts on Maryland’s...
2019-05-30 01:00

Sen. Elizabeth Warren proposes law to help same-sex couples collect tax refunds owed to them Proposed legislation from Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) would give gay couples who are legally married the ability to file amended tax returns and get federal refunds owed to them....
2019-06-21 06:00

Transport for London will collect Wi-Fi data to warn you about delays on the Tube From July 8, Transport for London (TfL) will begin using Wi-Fi data from mobile devices to analyze the flow of passengers through Underground stations, helping predict delays and congestion.TfL has been quick to dispel any privacy worries, noting tha...
2019-05-22 16:34

Impeachment inquiry: Lawmakers to collect testimony, records over next 2 weeks Democrats will interview five U.S. officials named in a complaint that says President Donald Trump attempted to pressure Ukraine to investigate the son of former Vice President Joe Biden by threatening to withhold aid....
2019-10-03 19:34

Son buried dead 97-year-old mom in backyard to collect benefits: cops An Arizona man allegedly buried his dead 97-year-old mother in the backyard — and told no one so that he could continue raking in the woman’s Social Security and Veterans Affairs benefits, local police said. Daniel Shannon, 66, of San Tan Valle...
2019-05-24 14:51

Sterilized Workers Seek to Collect Damages Against Dow Chemical in France A pesticide made by Dow Chemical sterilized thousands of banana workers in Nicaragua decades ago. In an unusual legal move, they are turning to France to enforce payment....
2019-09-19 13:34

CBP rebuked by watchdog, whistleblowers for 'failure' to collect DNA from migrant detainees EXCLUSIVE: A top government watchdog has joined whistleblowers in rebuking U.S. Customs and Border Protection for allegedly failing to collect DNA from detained migrants so the samples could be checked against an FBI database for violent crimes....
2019-07-23 07:51

Sebi Allows Rating Agencies To Collect Clients' Debt Data Sebi) said it enabled rating agencies to get "explicit consent" from clients in rating agreements to secure details on debt repayments and any delays or defaults from lenders or other organisations....
2019-08-22 04:00

Brazil environment agencies collect 100 tonnes of oil from northeastern coastline Brazilian Environment Minister Ricardo Salles said on Monday that environmental agencies had collected more than 100 tonnes of oil from the country's northeastern coastline since Sept. 2, according to a Twitter post....
2019-10-08 02:34

Officials say Arkansas underground dump fire has gone out BELLA VISTA, Ark. (AP) — Officials say a northwestern Arkansas underground dump fire that’s been burning for nearly a year has been extinguished. Bella Vista’s Property Owners Association said on its website Tuesday that no fire, smoke or...
2019-06-05 20:51

'I wonder if I've saved a woman from suicide': my job on the London Underground People expect me to know about every form of transport, but the best part of my job is helping tourists understand the tubeI work as a customer service assistant on a major central London Underground station. We are the people who staff the gatelines...
2019-08-05 21:17

Harrison’s Cave, An Underground Adventure in Barbados Barbados is known as ‘the land of fly-fishing’. It’s a popular tourist destination and is regarded as something of a tropical paradise. ...
2019-07-25 09:17

Why Does Darpa Need a Huge Underground Facility by Friday? Darpa is often described as the “mad science” wing of the Defense Department. They’re the ones who have a history of working on cutting edge technology for the military like virtual fences, disaster relief robots, and the invention of the internet it...
2019-08-29 04:34

Inside Facebook’s underground meat market Where’s the beef? Facebook, apparently. People have been using the social media site to “gamble” on high-end food items — including A5 Wagyu, stone crabs and in one case, a whole Spanish octopus. The online meat market was pro...
2019-08-27 07:34

'Shovel Knight Dig' takes the adventure underground There's finally an honest-to-goodness follow-up to Shovel Knight in the works. Yacht Club and web game developer Nitrome are working on Shovel Knight Dig, an "all-new" tale for the spade-wielding warrior. The premise is thin -- Drill Knight ha...
2019-08-28 23:00

‘We’re all in the closet’: Trump’s Hamptons supporters go underground President Trump’s Hamptons supporters have gone underground. While Trump attended two big-money fundraisers for the Republican Party and his 2020 re-election campaign at mansions in Southampton and Bridgehampton on Friday, many of his East End suppor...
2019-08-11 10:34

Woman hid dead mom's body in a tub to collect her Social Security money, police say Paula Ann Bergold, 60, placed the body of her 89-year-old mother Ruby in a plastic tub and hid it in the basement of her home in Peshtigo, Wisconsin.        ...
2019-09-25 17:34

A man posed as dead mom for 25 years to collect benefits. Here's how feds catch scammers One man hired a homeless woman to pose as his dead mom; another faked a friend's murder. Here's how feds are targeting Social Security Scammers.        ...
2019-10-02 20:34

Court Rules Startup May Collect Workforce Data from LinkedIn Profiles SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court has affirmed the right of a startup company to collect information from people’s public profiles on networking service LinkedIn. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco...
2019-09-10 06:34

A Wake-Up Call On Smart Beds And Sleep Apps That Collect Your Data Your bed could be watching you. OK, so not with a camera. At least not yet. But if you have any of a variety of “smart beds,” mattress pads or sleep apps, it knows when you go to sleep. It knows when you toss and turn. It may even be able...
2019-05-29 16:51

Authors of punk history mainstay Please Kill Me preparing an oral history of Charles Manson and his "girls" First published back in 1996, Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain’s Please Kill Me helped kick off a new trend in the world of music journalism, employing the oral history format to allow people—from all levels of fame and success—to tell their own storie...
2019-08-11 03:34

Michael Bay’s explosive Netflix debut 6 Underground gets its first trailer Before he dedicated his life to assaulting our senses with five(!) Transformers movies, director Michael Bay made some truly enjoyable human-centric action blockbusters, such as The Rock, The Island and Bad Boys.Now, the filmmaker is going back to wh...
2019-10-02 10:34

Heat from London Underground to be used to warm homes in likely world first Londoners often complain about the stifling heat on certain Underground lines - but soon that same heat will be used to keep people warm during the winter months....
2019-08-27 23:00

London's Jubilee underground line reopens after incident London's Jubilee underground train line reopened on Friday after an investigation of a reported incident raised no security issues, London's transport authority said....
2019-08-03 00:17

Underground line to heat up London homes during winter Scheme to pipe ‘waste heat’ from tube into hundreds of Islington homes and businessesThe sweltering temperatures on the tube’s Northern line will soon begin keeping homes in Islington, north London, cosy through the colder months, under a scheme to h...
2019-08-27 07:00

Maintenance worker dies in fire in underground vault PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s largest utility says one of its workers died over the weekend while doing maintenance in an underground vault. Fire crews had responded to an explosion in the vault late Sunday night in downtown Phoenix and saw flames c...
2019-07-01 19:17

Superbugs found lurking in London underground and hospitals Scientists have found multidrug-resistant "superbug" bacteria lurking on cash machines, escalators and handrails in London's underground rail system, shopping centers and hospitals and say they pose a potential risk to public health....
2019-08-01 22:17

First London Underground tunnels to get 4G connectivity by March 2020 You'll soon be able to use your smartphone for calls, texts and internet activity on a London Underground train while you're whizzing through a tunnel.Transport for London has announced that it will bring 4G connectivity to its first sectio...
2019-07-19 12:34

London Underground will track everyone's Tube trip via WiFi Transport for London, the UK capital's transit authority, will start collecting data on how people move around the Underground system by tracking phones and other connected devices using its extensive WiFi network. The agency's systems will...
2019-05-22 20:51

Michael Bay's '6 Underground' hits Netflix on December 13th Want to see how Michael Bay's approach to blockbuster movies works in the streaming world? You're about to find out. Netflix has announced that Bay's 6 Underground will reach the service on December 13th -- and if the trailer is any ...
2019-10-01 19:00

Secretive US government agency needs 'underground lair' by Friday A U.S. government agency that birthed the network which became the Internet, and has explored a host high-tech projects including neural implants for soldiers, is apparently in need of an underground lair by tomorrow....
2019-08-30 20:00

Underground necropolis to ease Jerusalem's grave shortage A massive, new underground necropolis is being built in Jerusalem to help overcome a looming shortage of gravesites for Jewish people in the holy city....
2019-10-06 20:00

Evidence Suggests an Underground of Roman Sorcery in Pompeii Experts have found a treasure trove of unusual objects concealed in Pompeii and it is theorized that the objects belonged to a Roman sorcerer who used them in the casting of spells. ...
2019-08-14 19:17

Titan’s odd-shaped lakes may have formed from underground explosions Saturn’s moon Titan has some lakes that are strangely shaped and appear to have formed from explosions of underground nitrogen hundreds of millions of years ago...
2019-09-09 23:34

Spain sends ship to collect migrants stranded off Italy as at least 10 jump overboard Spain said on Tuesday that it was dispatching a ship to collect migrants on a rescue vessel that has been stranded off Italy for 19 days, after at least 10 people jumped overboard in an attempt to swim ashore....
2019-08-20 17:00

Google Targeted Homeless People to Collect Facial Scans for Pixel 4: Report The report says that teams were sent to Atlanta to target homeless people in particular, unsuspecting students on college campuses around the US, and to target attendees of the BET Awards festivities......
2019-10-03 12:34

Epstein’s new trust fund may make it harder for accusers to collect damages: experts The discovery of the will with its newly created 1953 Trust, named after the year of his birth, instantly raised suspicions he did it to hide money from the many women who say he sexually abused them when they were teenagers....
2019-08-22 12:34

Top Court Begins Exercise To Collect Nation-Wide Data On Child Rape The Supreme Court on Monday commenced a 10-day nation-wide exercise to collect data on sexual assault on children for effective and expeditious prosecution of offenders....
2019-07-15 19:34

Scientist: DNA Samples Suggest Famed ‘Loch Ness Monster’ Might Be a Giant Eel. Or Maybe There’s Just Lots of Regular-Sized Eel in the Loch? (NEW YORK) — A scientist who has collected DNA from Scotland’s Loch Ness suggests the lake’s fabled monster might be a giant eel. Neil Gemmell, from the University of Otago in New Zealand, says the project found a surprisingly high ...
2019-09-07 03:00

Chinese raids hit North Korean defectors' 'Underground Railroad' A decade after leaving her family behind to flee North Korea, the defector was overwhelmed with excitement when she spoke to her 22-year-old son on the phone for the first time in May after he too escaped into China....
2019-06-17 01:34

'Underground terror tunnel dug from Gaza into Israel' discovered, military says An “underground terror tunnel dug from Gaza into Israel” was discovered in the southern part of the Gaza strip, Israel Defense Forces announced on Monday....
2019-07-09 04:34

Jerusalem building underground cemetery to ease grave shortage The mile-long labyrinth, with 23,000 burial chambers lining the walls and ground, was tunneled into the hillside beneath Jerusalem’s main Jewish cemetery, Givat Shaul, which is quickly running out of space....
2019-10-09 04:34

Phoenix electrician dead after fire in underground electrical vault PHOENIX (KPNX) – An APS worker is dead after a fire in an underground electrical vault in downtown Phoenix near 1st Avenue and Washington Street Sunday night, Phoenix fire says. APS identified the man killed as Rick Castillo, a father, husband,...
2019-07-02 04:34

Spanish politician arrested for alleged underground marijuana operation A Spanish politician from the conservative Popular Party (PP) resigned Thursday after being arrested on charges of running an underground marijuana-growing operation....
2019-07-19 22:51

Exclusive: Chile's Codelco set for copper output hit as key mine goes underground Codelco's giant Chuquicamata mine is set for a 40% drop in production over the next two years, an internal forecast seen by Reuters shows, pointing to the sharp challenge facing the world's top copper miner as it scrambles to maintain output....
2019-05-23 12:34

Are Scientists Set to Discover Life Beneath Europa’s Underground Ocean? Europa is one of Jupiter’s 79 moons. It is one of four large moons that revolve around the planet, and is slightly smaller in size than our moon. Europa was discovered in 1610 by Galileo Galilei, and has the distinction of being the first moon found ...
2019-06-28 02:51

Europe's oldest mosque may be buried underground in this Visigothic city Archaeologists have detected long-hidden features of a Visigothic city in Spain, including unexplored parts of a palace and a building that may be one of the oldest mosques in Europe....
2019-06-22 01:51

14,000-year-old footprints record an underground Stone Age family outing Enlarge / The clay-rich mud of Basura Cave preserved these footprints for 14,000 years. (credit: Emily Packer (Marcomms)) There was a lot more to Paleolithic life than hunting, gathering, and leaving well-preserved bones for archaeologists. A 14,00...
2019-05-29 22:17

Canada’s nuclear waste to be buried in deep underground repository While nuclear energy has been well contained in reactors, Canada is left with a big problem that everyone saw coming: the hazard posed by nuclear waste....
2019-05-29 20:34

To save the planet, fossil fuels need to stay underground | Letters Readers give their views on what needs to be done to combat climate disaster and save the planetFiona Harvey is surely right when she says “adaptation alone won’t save us from climate disaster” (Journal, 12 September). She gives an apt metaphor that ...
2019-09-15 19:00

Apple’s revised policy for kids’ apps allows devs to collect anonymized data and display ads Apple has revised its App Store Review Guidelines with regards to kids’ apps, and its upcoming Sign in with Apple authentication feature. Its guidelines have now been updated to state that, in limited cases, third-party analytics may be permitted in ...
2019-09-13 15:34

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga will collect all nine movies into one family-friendly game Star Wars fans are already getting a big name game in the form of Star Wars Jedi: The Fallen Order. But, for anyone that wants to relive all the adventures from Episode I to Episode IX, there may be only one game to combine them all. Lego Star Wars: ...
2019-06-10 07:51

Pennsylvania couple accused of faking baby's birth, death to collect cash and gifts A Pennsylvania couple who reportedly set up a GoFundMe page asking for donations in the wake of their newborn son’s death are now being accused by police of faking the child’s entire existence as part of a ruse to collect cash and gifts from their fr...
2019-08-16 21:00

The First 6 Underground Trailer Looks Like Michael Bay Gave Birth To A Loaded The Fast And The Furious Imagine if The Fast and the Furious franchise featured a bunch of crime-fighting billionaires with ultra-fancy cars and was also directed by Michael Bay. Congratulations, you now have a pretty good idea of the plot of the new film 6 Underground. And...
2019-10-02 04:00

Here’s the Real Reason DARPA Is Looking for ‘Underground Urban Tunnels’ for ‘Research and Experimentation’ When DARPA, an agency within the Defense Department that works on advanced technology for the military, asked Twitter users if they knew of any urban underground tunnels “able to host research & experimentation” on Wednesday, some people ...
2019-08-30 05:34

Mysterious underground facilities discovered near North Korea nuclear complex While the future of talks between the United States and North Korea remains uncertain, satellite imagery of a North Korean nuclear complex has revealed the existence of two secret underground facilities....
2019-09-23 10:00

Cannabis industry calls for legalization and regulation to snuff out underground vapes The recent rash of vaping-related illnesses and deaths could represent a crisis for the legal cannabis industry, which relies on vaping for an estimated quarter of its business in some states....
2019-09-15 13:34

Vogue's 'Forces of Fashion' Gives Cardi B a Grammy-Worthy Birthday Cake—and Reveals the Black History Behind Beyoncé's History-Making Cover When Cardi B showed up at the 2019 Grammys wearing a vintage Thierry Mugler gown inspired by Botticelli’s “Birth of Venus” (colloquially known as “Venus on the Half Shell”), she knew she’d make headlines. But what the rapper, reality star and newly m...
2019-10-11 18:00

UK Government Plans to Collect 'Targeted and Personalized' Data on Internet Users to Prepare For Brexit: Report The UK government is planning to collect “targeted and personalized information,” on anyone who visits the government’s various websites, according to a new report from BuzzFeed News. Politicians in the UK are being told that it’s a “top priority” an...
2019-09-10 16:34

LIRR worker who hung out at home on the clock, to retire without punishment, collect full pension: report A Long Island Rail Road worker who raked in more than $280,000 in pay last year — more than half from overtime — was busted hanging out at home while on the clock, according to a report obtained by The Post....
2019-07-10 20:00

Gay History Is Black History: These 10 Icons Prove It LGBTQ African Americans have always been here. (Drag) Kings and Queens, dykes, homos, gender nonconforming, same-gender loving, queer and trans folk populate our history and have been foundational to every single emancipatory movement we’ve ever had....
2019-06-30 01:00

The California girl who defined underground Russian punk rock and became a KGB 'enemy of the state' At the height of the Cold War in 1984, a quintessential blonde southern California club girl left to spend a week in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR). It was a week that would not only transform her life, but shape the Russian rock scen...
2019-05-30 13:17

Brian Eno has an asteroid now Today in In Space, No One Can Hear Your Gentle, Ambient Airport Music News: Brian Eno has an asteroid now. Per Rolling Stone, the Roxy Music member and David Bowie/David Byrne/other famous musicians not named David collaborator has just joined the ra...
2019-06-28 01:00

14 Years After Hurricane Katrina, Authorities Found Two Cars Lodged In The City's Underground Canal Just over 14 years after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and other parts of America’s southern coast, authorities have retrieved a full car from one of the city’s underground drainage canals....
2019-09-02 01:00

Etiquette posters from the past century telling passengers how to behave on the London Underground go on display Etiquette posters from the past century nudging Londoners to keep the city moving - and not annoy other passengers - have gone on display at one of the capital's main railway depots....
2019-06-02 09:17

How Joy Division’s ‘Unknown Pleasures’ image went from underground album cover to a piece of cultural ubiquity Peter Saville was 22 years old when he designed the iconic cover, based on a diagram one of the band’s members discovered in a scientific encyclopedia....
2019-06-14 17:51

| Australia election triggers refugee suicide attempts At least four refugees in Australia's offshore Pacific camps have attempted suicide since the conservative government's shock re-election, according to refugees, advocates and police....
2019-05-21 19:17

Transgender people in U.S. still face conversion therapy attempts (Reuters Health) - One in seven transgender people in the U.S. has experienced an attempt by a professional counselor to make them undergo pseudoscientific "therapy" with the goal of changing their gender identity, a recent study suggests....
2019-09-05 23:00

Argentina's Macri attempts to thwart economic plunge Argentine President Mauricio Macri is trying to to lessen the impact of an economic crisis ahead of his re-election bid in October. The country is suffering from a deep recession and massive inflation....
2019-08-14 20:51

Youth suicide attempts often involve over-the-counter painkillers (Reuters Health) - Young people who attempt suicide by poisoning often use antidepressants or over-the-counter medicines like acetaminophen, ibuprofen and aspirin, a U.S. study suggests....
2019-10-07 21:00

8chan Owner Blasts 'Sinister' Shutdown Attempts Moves to shut down the chat forum 8chan are "sinister" and "cowardly", its owner said Wednesday after he was called to appear before US Congress to explain the hate content linked to deadly US......
2019-08-08 09:00

Ethiopia attempts to mediate Sudan crisis after bloodshed Ethiopia's prime minister on Friday urged Sudan's military rulers and civilian opposition to exercise "bravery" in trying to agree on a transition to democracy after the worst bloodshed since the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
2019-06-08 07:34

Yuma BP arrests 16 in connection to human smuggling attempts YUMA, Ariz, – Sixteen people were arrested earlier this week after Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents stopped two human smuggling attempts in less than a 24-hour time period. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a white Ford Expeditio...
2019-08-22 21:00

| 8chan owner blasts 'sinister' shutdown attempts Moves to shut down the chat forum 8chan are "sinister" and "cowardly", its owner said after he was called to appear before US Congress to explain the hate content linked to deadly US shootings....
2019-08-08 04:34

Maryland Attempts Fake Field Goal; No One Fooled For a whole host of reasons (Maryland scoring two points in the first half, the first third down conversion of the game coming just before halftime, a seven-yard Temple punt in the fourth quarter, Maryland still not scoring after that, etc.), Maryla...
2019-09-15 00:00

App attempts a rare trick in China: online privacy In a country where privacy protections are considered weak and anything-goes data collection has become the norm, Chinese tech entrepreneur Yang Geng stands out....
2019-09-06 08:34

Computer attempts to replicate the dream-like maths of Ramanujan A computer program called the Ramanujan Machine is generating mathematical conjectures for constants like π and e, just like the legendary Indian mathematician...
2019-07-09 21:51

Thai judge attempts suicide in protest over interference A suicide attempt by a judge in Thailand who accused his superiors of interfering with his verdicts has highlighted questions about judicial independence and fairness...
2019-10-05 08:34

How A Comedian Expertly Shut Down Attempts To Extort Her Over Topless Pic In April, American comedian and actress Whitney Cummings accidentally posted a topless photo on Instagram and quickly deleted it. The 36-year-old revealed in a series of tweets on Monday that she had......
2019-08-14 00:17

Caught on camera: Man attempts to break into Tucson home TUCSON – A man was caught on camera attempting to break into a Tucson home on May 20. The video shows the man jumping over the homeowner’s back wall, running through the yard,  and peering into the home’s back window before attempting to remove...
2019-06-11 23:34

Australian election sparks wave of suicide attempts A shock Australian election result has sparked a wave of suicide attempts among refugees held in the Manus Island detention center off Papua New Guinea, activists say....
2019-05-22 08:51

Endurance athlete attempts to swim between Caribbean islands Endurance athlete Cameron Bellamy will attempt an unprecedented 150km swim from Barbados to St Lucia on Friday in an effort to complete the longest ocean swim in history....
2019-09-12 18:00

Mozilla fixes second Firefox zero-day bug used in Coinbase hack attempts Mozilla has patched its Firefox browser for a second time in response to a spearphishing campaign targeting employees of cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, ZDNet reports. According to ZDNet, hackers have been attempting to phish Coinbase staff with em...
2019-06-21 15:51

Megan Rapinoe and her attempts to take a stand — and make a point U.S. women’s national soccer team co-captain Megan Rapinoe is no stranger to speaking up. The soccer star continues to publicly fight for her beliefs....
2019-06-27 22:34

Asteroid Ryugu has no dust on it and we don’t know why The most detailed pictures yet from the asteroid Ryugu show it has no dust, which is very strange. There are at least three competing possible explanations...
2019-08-22 22:34

William Jackson Harper hops aboard Barry Jenkins' new Underground Railroad Amazon show It’s been a rough summer for Chidi fans, as anyone who saw Midsommar can attest; not only did they have to watch William Jackson Harper—who plays The Good Place’s endearingly conflicted ethical philosopher—act like kind of a jerk in Ari Aster’s brigh...
2019-08-23 07:34

CNN's Don Lemon attempts to shame Trump voters over Mueller: 'Are they brainwashed?' CNN anchor Don Lemon attempted to shame Trump supporters, forcing them to choose between "protecting the president" or "protecting the country" and suggesting they are "brainwashed."...
2019-05-30 19:34

Apple previews upcoming software changes as it attempts to diversify beyond iPhones The revisions previewed Monday during a conference in San Jose, California, included a new feature that will let people log into apps and other services with an Apple ID instead of relying on similar sign-in options from Facebook and Google....
2019-06-04 14:34

Amazon Attempts to Improve Alexa Privacy, Hilariously Fails There’s a new Echo in town. The Echo Show 5 is a smart display with a 5.5-inch screen scheduled for a June 26 release, and it’s the first Echo device with a physical shutter to cover the onboard camera. With this release, Amazon is also making some ...
2019-05-29 20:34

Jailed in Egypt, American limo driver attempts suicide Khaled Hassan of New York was allegedly tortured and raped after being unfairly imprisoned by Egypt more than a year ago, human rights activists said....
2019-08-10 12:00

NASA Reportedly Joins ISRO's Attempts to Contact Vikram The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is continuing its attempt to reach out to India's moon lander sending communication signals with its Deep Space Network (DSN), said officials....
2019-09-12 20:34

In a New Broadway Play, Jake Gyllenhaal Attempts Something Radical: Normalcy Jake Gyllenhaal is no stranger to playing strangers. He’s Hollywood’s go-to guy for delivering loners, slippery souls who aren’t quite what they seem, dudes who are hiding something behind those hedgerow eyebrows, from the tortured ...
2019-08-08 12:34

Graduate attempts a backflip on stage before receiving his diploma and fails A college student attempted a backflip on stage during his graduation ceremony. He ended up falling on his neck.        ...
2019-05-21 14:32

Former Fed leaders fight Trump's attempts to influence central bank Four former Federal Reserve leaders are stressing the importance of an independent central bank in maintaining economic stability as President Trump attempts to influence its current chief through barbed public statements and Twitter posts....
2019-08-07 01:00

Maharashtra Farmer Attempts Suicide Before Minister Over Power Connection Upset over being denied an agricultural power connection in his fields since 1980, a farmer recently attempted to commit suicide by consuming poison in the presence of the Maharashtra Energy Minister......
2019-06-18 14:34

Massive asteroid with its own moon set to fly by Earth Most space rocks that pass nearby Earth are solo travelers making their way around the sun and slipping past our planet as they do so. Asteroid 1999 KW4, which will make a distant pass of Earth on May 25th, is quite a bit different. The large primary...
2019-05-23 23:51

Astronomers just spotted an asteroid that loves the Sun Thanks to astronomers and their constant search for new bodies moving throughout our solar system, we know about a lot of asteroids. Many of them have long, elliptical orbits around our Sun, swinging through our system — sometimes making close ...
2019-07-11 09:17

NASA needs help deciding where to land on this asteroid NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission has already accomplished a lot since arriving at the space rock known as Bennu late last year. The spacecraft successfully entered orbit around the asteroid, scanned its surface with a laser and learned a lot about its surfa...
2019-05-24 20:00

London homes by water: the stylish flats and floating villages planned near former docklands and hidden underground waterways Innovative new schemes to release our big underground rivers, create flood plains and build floating homes are all under discussion as part of Climate Action Week....
2019-07-03 12:00

North Korea propaganda video details Christian martyr’s ‘mission from the enemy’ to build underground church Newly discovered North Korea propaganda footage sheds light on how the Communist regime trains state security agents on how to identify and silence Christians in the Hermit Kingdom....
2019-09-10 22:34

Fort takes over as commander of Naval Forces Japan, Navy Region Japan Rear Adm. Brian Fort assumed command of Naval Forces Japan on Wednesday, relieving Rear Adm. Gregory Fenton during a change of command ceremony in Yokosuka, Japan....
2019-07-10 19:01

Japan-South Korea relations in 'very severe' state: Japan's Suga Japan's top government spokesman said on Wednesday the country's relationship with South Korea was in a "very severe" state and that Tokyo would continue to urge Seoul to take appropriate action over a string of issues that have frayed bilateral ties...
2019-07-24 06:17

Japan, U.S. reach framework trade pact, no tariff cuts on Japan cars, report says Japan is seeking to stay in President Trump’s good graces to avoid costly tariffs and retain positive relations with an ally that ensures its security against the likes of China and North Korea. ...
2019-08-24 09:34

Japan, U.S. reach framework trade pact, no tariff cuts on Japan cars: Nikkei The United States and Japan have reached the broad framework of a trade agreement, with Washington maintaining tariffs on Japanese autos but Tokyo cutting tariffs on U.S. beef and pork, Japan's Nikkei business daily said on Saturday....
2019-08-24 06:34

Knicks watching Amar’e Stoudemire, Monta Ellis comeback attempts The last time the Knicks struck out on the No. 1 free agent, they turned to Amar’e Stoudemire. Nine years later and in a similar position, they may be interested in round two. The Knicks will be among 12 teams watching Stoudemire and Monta Elli...
2019-07-09 15:00

Comedian Whitney Cummings shares photo of her nipple after extortion attempts US comedian Whitney Cummings has been commended for sharing a photo of her nipple in response to extortionists who tried to blackmail money from her to stop them posting it online....
2019-08-14 19:17

Watch Live as India Attempts to Land Its Vikram Probe on the Moon India hopes to become just the fourth nation to successfully land a probe on the Moon and the first to land a probe near the lunar south pole. India’s Press Information Bureau is providing live coverage of the historic landing attempt beginning today...
2019-09-06 21:34

Donald Trump Forgets His Own Gift To Queen. Melania Attempts Rescue Amid the pomp and pageantry of United States President Donald Trump's symbolic visit to the Buckingham Palace, First Lady Melania Trump came to the rescue of her husband when the latter couldn't......
2019-06-04 04:00

Peru president dissolves congress amid attempts to curb corruption It is not the first time in Peru's history that a president has dissolved congress. In 1992, Alberto Fujimori shut down congress, assumed legislative powers and suspended the constitution in what was regarded as an auto-coup....
2019-10-01 09:00

UK Had Warned 16 NATO Allies Of Russia Hacking Attempts: Foreign Minister Britain has shared with 16 NATO allies details of malicious Russian cyber activity in their countries over the last 18 months, foreign minister Jeremy Hunt was to say on Thursday....
2019-05-23 10:34

Let's look back at the disastrous attempts to make an X-Men movie decades before Dark Phoenix Dark Phoenix ended up being a largely disappointing conclusion to X-Men movies, especially since the original installment in 2000 laid a lot of the groundwork for the modern superhero movie boom, but things could’ve been even worse for Marvel’s mutan...
2019-06-12 12:34

Portugal: British pair drown as man attempts to save woman in difficulty The woman got into trouble in rough waters while swimming in the Alentejo region A British man and woman have drowned off a beach in south-west Portugal after they got into difficulty while swimming.Rescue services were alerted at around 2.30pm on Su...
2019-10-07 02:34

Mark Halperin attempts comeback after #MeToo accusations with Trump book Halperin, who was accused of sexual misconduct by at least a dozen women at ABC News, to release book on how to beat TrumpMark Halperin, one of the most high-profile media figures to fall over sexual misconduct allegations made in the #MeToo era, is ...
2019-08-19 22:34

Katee Sackhoff Attempts to Save Humanity in the Trailer for Netflix's Another Life After years of watching her as Starbuck on Battlestar Galactica, there’s just something that feels right about seeing Katee Sackhoff in a spaceship, heading off to save humanity. She’s done it before and now she’ll do it again, albeit in a whole new ...
2019-07-10 13:51

Masked Man Attempts To Taser Russian Election Chief Before Regional Vote A masked man broke into the home of Ella Pamfilova, the head of Russia's Central Election Commission, on Friday morning and repeatedly tried to taser her two days before an election that has triggered......
2019-09-06 16:34

Gap's newest ad campaign attempts to clarify its identity ahead of the Old Navy spinoff Gap's newest ad campaign is a step to focus the retailer's identity, ahead of plans to spin off Old Navy into a separate, publicly traded company....
2019-07-31 19:51

Lance Bass Remains Hopeful for Twins After 6 Failed Egg Donor Attempts Lance Bass isn't giving up on his dreams of starting a family. The former N Sync star opened up about his road towards fatherhood on Friday's episode of the podcast Heather......
2019-08-16 16:34

Giants Name Daniel Jones as Backup; Jets Kicker Misses 3 Attempts Quarterback Daniel Jones, the sixth overall pick by the Giants, started against the Patriots and was 4 of 4 for 47 yards before Alex Tanney and Kyle Lauletta played the rest of the preseason game....
2019-08-30 13:00

Exposed RDP servers see 150K brute-force attempts per week: Here's how to protect them BlueKeep and DejaBlue renewed interest in brute-force scanning for vulnerable systems, which negatively impacts Windows Server performance. Cameyo has solutions to protect your Virtual Desktop server....
2019-09-19 00:00

Trump attempts to squash 'nasty rumor' about 'bedbugs' at Doral resort President Trump on Tuesday attempted to squash rumors that his golf resort in Doral, Florida has bedbugs after he suggested the venue as the host of next year's G-7 summit. ...
2019-08-27 18:34

Trade curbs for South Korea to hit exports of Japan's chip-making gear: Japan lawmaker Japan's plan to drop South Korea from its "white list" of nations with minimum trade curbs will probably hit 630 billion yen ($5.8 billion) in annual exports of microchip-making gear to its neighbor, a Japanese lawmaker said on Wednesday....
2019-07-24 15:34

One North Korea missile fell into Japan's EEZ: Japan government One North Korean missile appears to have fallen into Japan's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) on Wednesday morning, Japan's top government spokesman said, adding there were no reports so far of any impact on aircraft or ships in the vicinity....
2019-10-02 04:00

Trump, Abe agree U.S.-Japan alliance stronger than ever: Japan official U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed on Friday that the security alliance between the world's largest and third-largest economies is stronger than ever, a senior Japanese government spokesman said....
2019-06-28 05:34

Another asteroid is hurtling toward Earth, but astronomers say it’ll miss us If you’ve been wringing your hands and saying your goodbyes in advance of the visit from asteroid 2006 QV89 later this year, you can relax. The space rock, which had a very, very tiny chance of posing a threat to Earth, has been under close obs...
2019-07-17 21:17

Humans are probably safe from a catastrophic asteroid strike — for now If you ever clean out the gutters on your roof, take note: The dirt you’re tossing may have come from outer space. The new book “Cosmic Impact: Understanding the Threat to Earth from Asteroids and Comets,” by Andrew May (Icon Books), gives an overvie...
2019-06-12 06:51

A sky-scraper-sized asteroid will fly by Earth in September NASA's Center for Near Earth Object Studies says colossal asteroid 2000 QW7 will zip by Earth in September going 14,361 mph.       ...
2019-09-05 21:34

‘Double asteroid’ snapped zooming by Earth at 43,000 mph A unique “double asteroid” was photographed by a powerful telescope as it whizzed by Earth last month at over 43,000 mph. The asteroid, classified as 1999 KW4, is made up of two components — a larger body orbited by a smaller one separated by about 1...
2019-06-05 01:34

A huge asteroid hurtling toward Earth will fly by us next month Some astronomers have suggested that Earth is overdue for a large asteroid impact, and that we’re living on borrowed time until we can shore up our planetary defenses to protect us from a true “planet-killer” space rock. With a pote...
2019-08-22 11:34

ESA warns asteroid may collide with Earth within decades The space rock was recently added to the European Space Agency's Risk List due to the potential for it to collide with Earth as soon as 70 years from now....
2019-10-11 16:34

Here are the four spots where NASA’s asteroid probe might land NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is currently hanging out around the asteroid known as Bennu. It’s been there for months, taking photos and scanning the asteroid’s surface to get a better idea of exactly what dangers the probe might fac...
2019-08-14 13:17

Asteroid Ryugu is so dry we may have to rethink how Earth got water The first results from Japan’s Hayabusa-2 mission show that the asteroid Ryugu is surprisingly dry, which may have implications for how life began on Earth...
2019-05-21 20:34

Scientists say this massive asteroid definitely won’t destroy Earth… yet If the thought of an asteroid careening toward Earth keeps you up at night you can breathe a little easier today, as scientists have now ruled out a potential impact from the space rock known as 2006 QV89. The rock, which was discovered in 2006, was ...
2019-08-16 19:00

We’ve spotted a strange asteroid that’s spinning itself to pieces There’s a new type of asteroid that has a tail like a comet because it’s spinning so fast it’s constantly falling apart and leaving a trail of debris behind it...
2019-05-21 18:34

Asteroid may collide with Earth, ESA warns: 'Non-zero... probability' Asteroids known as near-Earth objects are among the most dangerous space items, with space agencies around the world keeping a close eye on them. The European Space Agency is paying particular attention to asteroid 2019 SU3, which may collide with Ea...
2019-10-10 22:00

Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz carried ‘Japan-related cargo’ TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz carried ‘Japan-related cargo’ The post Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz ca...
2019-06-13 12:34

GCSE Results Day 2019: Hundreds of thousands of students to collect results of tough new GCSEs Hundreds of thousands of pupils are to receive their results of the tough, new GCSE courses this morning following the biggest shake-up of the exams for a generation....
2019-08-22 06:34

North Korea launches short-range missiles again, complicating U.S. attempts for talks Japan's Coast Guard said it detected suspected ballistic missile launches from North Korea on Saturday, while the South Korean military said North Korea had fired two projectiles into the sea off its east coast....
2019-08-24 02:34

Schiff to intel community: Share info on Barr's attempts to declassify docs House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff demanded on Friday that the nation’s intelligence community report to Congress any effort by Attorney General William Barr to declassify national security secrets over its objections.Schiff made his d...
2019-06-01 01:51

Floods prevent attempts to reach wreck as Danube cruise captain in court The captain of a passenger cruiser that collided with a pleasure boat that capsized on the Danube, killing South Korean tourists on board, was due to appear in court in Budapest on Saturday as flood waters prevented attempts to reach the wreck....
2019-06-01 12:17

Back At It Again: Conspiracy Theorist-in-Chief Attempts to Connect Epstein Death to Clintons The Leader of the (allegedly) Free World is once again circulating baseless conspiracy theories—this time concerning the suicide death of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein, a convicted sex offender who was accused of operating a global sex-traffick...
2019-08-11 23:34

Epstein's New York lockup rare place for inmate suicides, suicide attempts Suicides and attempted suicides among inmates have been rare occurrences at the New York federal detention center where convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein apparently killed himself....
2019-08-12 23:51

Silk Road mastermind Ross Ulbricht attempts to vacate life sentence Silk Road creator Ross Ulbricht tried to get his life sentence for drug trafficking and money laundering vacated Monday — but a judge immediately tossed the request, citing procedural issues. Ulbricht’s attorneys argued his sentence should be t...
2019-08-13 06:51

Paul Pogba could still be named Man Utd captain despite attempts to secure Real Madrid transfer ​Ole Gunnar Solskjaer claims Paul Pogba will be considered for the captaincy of Manchester United, despite his attempts to engineer a move to Real Madrid....
2019-07-13 20:00

Diplomats walk out in protest as Venezuela attempts to fill UN General Assembly with supporters In a week where President Trump and his administration shined the spotlight on the humanitarian crisis brought on by Venezuelan dictator Nicolas Maduro, a number of diplomats led by the U.S. walked out Friday during a speech by Maduro's vice-presiden...
2019-09-29 03:00

Registered sex offender attempts to kidnap child at South Carolina Walmart, cops say Authorities in South Carolina said they arrested a registered sex offender on Friday who allegedly attempted to abduct a child inside a Walmart bathroom, reports said....
2019-06-24 10:17

The left is fighting back, even in Republican states, as it attempts to reshape capitalism | Will Hutton As Trump announces his candidacy, forces are already mustering to confront himBehold the new political yobs. The British and American right, once keen to engage intellectually with the left and firmly anchored in business and the middle class, have n...
2019-06-23 09:34

JC Penney to launch outdoor apparel shops within 100 stores as it attempts to boost sales In a bid to boost sales, J.C. Penney said Tuesday that it plans to launch an outdoor shop selling apparel and other excursion gear in 100 of its roughly 830 department stores next month....
2019-09-10 19:34

Conan attempts a Comic-Con coup by taking Mark Hamill's geek god quiz Just a heads up that you can probably skip the first two minutes of the following Conan clip from Conan O’Brien’s week-long Comic-Con residency. That’s the length of time it takes for Conan to set up a bit about him getting cocky about being the king...
2019-07-20 13:34

President Trump’s Visit to Japan Was a Success — for Japan President Trump’s visit to Japan was a success for that country, but foreign policy experts say it was more of a wash for the United States. Facing upcoming parliamentary elections and an ongoing threat from North Korea, Japanese Prime Minister...
2019-05-29 03:34

Trump needles Japan over US-Japan trade imbalance US President Donald Trump on Saturday needled Japan over the U.S.-Japan trade imbalance as he kicked off a state visit to the country. (May 25)        ...
2019-05-26 06:34

Americans prefer asteroid tracking over moon visit Americans prefer a space program focusing on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research into our cosmos and robotic space probes over human exploration of Mars or the moon, a new poll shows. (June 20)       ...
2019-06-20 08:17

Scientists uncover new evidence of the asteroid that killed off the dinosaurs Drilling into the seafloor off Mexico, scientists have extracted a unique geologic record of the single worst day in the history of life on Earth, when a city-sized asteroid smashed into the planet 65 million years ago, wiping out the dinosaurs and t...
2019-09-10 07:34

Ancient asteroid crater found off the coast of Scotland The spot where an ancient asteroid hit the United Kingdom some 1.2 billion years ago has been tracked to a location under the sea between mainland Scotland and the Western Isles. ...
2019-06-10 21:34

Massive double asteroid will cruise by Earth later this week Most space rocks that pass nearby Earth are solo travelers making their way around the Sun and slipping past our planet as they do so. Asteroid 1999 KW4, which will make a distant pass of Earth on May 25th, is quite a bit different. The large primary...
2019-05-22 23:00

Newly-discovered asteroid could strike Earth within decades As technology advances, scientists have become more and more skilled at spotting potentially threatening objects in space. This is great news for the human race, but it also means that when we spot a distant space rock, we may not know just how much ...
2019-10-12 02:34

Astronomers spotted a car-size asteroid just hours before impact Astronomers discovered a car-size asteroid hours before it slammed into Earth and burned up in the atmosphere this past weekend, news sources report....
2019-06-29 00:17

NASA snaps most detailed image yet of asteroid Bennu A US spacecraft has captured its closest and most detailed image yet of the 78 billion kilogram asteroid Bennu which gets closer to Earth every six years....
2019-06-18 22:00

NASA needs your help to bring an asteroid sample back to Earth NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission has already accomplished a lot since arriving at the space rock known as Bennu late last year. The spacecraft successfully entered orbit around the asteroid, scanned its surface with a laser, and learned a lot about it...
2019-05-24 03:34

Ancient asteroid crater located off coast of Scotland Space object about a mile wide believed to have crashed into Earth around 1.2bn years agoThe location of an ancient impact crater made by the biggest asteroid ever to hit Britain has been traced to a spot under the sea between mainland Scotland and t...
2019-06-10 04:34

Giant asteroid strike may have wiped out life 12,800 years ago Nearly two-thirds of all Americans want the government to focus on monitoring asteroids in the event of a catastrophic strike. That concern may be deep-rooted in nature’s history, according to a new study. The research, published in the journal...
2019-10-08 00:34

This Asteroid Orbits So Close to the Sun, Its Year Lasts Just 151 Days Introducing 2019 LF6, an asteroid so close to the Sun that a year lasts only 151 days. Known as an “Atira” asteroid, its orbit falls entirely inside Earth’s orbit, making it one of only a small handful of these objects ever discovered.Read more......
2019-07-09 01:51

Americans believe asteroid monitoring more important than Mars trip The poll comes as the White House pushes to get astronauts back on the moon, but only about a quarter of Americans said moon or Mars exploration by astronauts should be among the space program’s highest priorities....
2019-06-21 03:34

Football field-sized asteroid could hit Earth this year An enormous asteroid with a diameter wider than a football field has a roughly one in 7,000 chance of hitting the Earth later this year. However, it’s nothing to lose sleep over. Known as asteroid 2006 QV89, the space rock, which has a diameter...
2019-06-07 02:34

For first time, astronomers catch asteroid in the act of changing color Last December, scientists discovered an “active” asteroid within the asteroid belt, sandwiched between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. The space rock, designated by astronomers as 6478 Gault, appeared to be leaving two trails of dust in its wake — ac...
2019-08-30 07:00

Theresa May resignation: How PM's three-year premiership was dominated by failed attempts to deliver Brexit Deputy Political Editor Nicholas Cecil charts the former Home Secretary's troubled reign as Prime Minister – when it seemed if things could go wrong, they invariably did...
2019-05-25 00:00

Navy Chief of Info attempts damage control over USS McCain on Twitter after five years of inactivity The official Twitter account of the Navy Chief of Information attempted to do damage control over the report that the White House requested the removal of the USS McCain during President Trump's trip to Japan, sending out its first tweet in over five...
2019-05-30 13:17

Carrie Severino: Census controversy reflects 'attempts to push back on very concept of citizenship' Carrie Severino, chief counsel to the Judicial Crisis Network, defended President Trump's decision to add a citizenship question to the Census and suggested that debate over the issue indicated a deeper problem....
2019-06-15 23:34

Mike Pompeo resists House attempts to depose State officials in impeachment inquiry Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday accused House Democrats of attempting to bully and intimidate current and former State Department officials the lawmakers seek to depose as part of an impeachment investigation....
2019-10-02 10:34

Civil rights activists slam Facebook's 'insufficient' attempts to tackle hate on its platform Facebook's latest update on its ongoing companywide civil rights audit has been criticized by activists who say that the social network needs to do much more to tackle hate on its platform. ...
2019-07-02 02:34

North Korea's latest short-range missile launch complicates U.S. attempts for talks North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, the South Korean military said, the latest in a series of launches in recent weeks amid stalled denuclearisation talks....
2019-08-24 05:34

Oceanic Indiana Jones Attempts to Sail the Black Sea in an Ancient Egyptian Reed Boat Described by the New York Times as “part P. T. Barnum and part Indiana Jones” an eccentric former German school teacher ...
2019-08-03 14:01

Delaware man chokes Walmart cashier in Florida, attempts to head-butt officers, police say A Delaware man who police say was heavily intoxicated was arrested after security cameras caught him violently choking a Walmart cashier in Florida while waiting in the checkout line last week....
2019-10-09 17:00

Vade raises $79 million to shield email inboxes from phishing attempts, malware, and spam Vade Secure, which is developing an email filtering stack to protect against phishing, malware, and spam, has raised $79 million in venture capital.Read More...
2019-06-13 00:00

Tiny robot finds an asteroid that’s freakishly free of dust Enlarge / Ryugu's rubble-pile surface, taken by MASCOT shortly before it hit and started bouncing. (credit: JAXA) For the last few months, Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft has been engaged in various acts of interplanetary aggression, shooting the aste...
2019-08-23 02:00

Asteroid Bennu is spewing out dust and rocks to create its own moons NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has found that Bennu is an active asteroid and is covered in large rocks that will make grabbing a sample more difficult...
2019-05-21 20:34

Asteroid the size of a skyscraper to hurl past Earth: NASA A skyscraper length asteroid will whiz by Earth today. The space rock, Asteroid 2000 QW7, is roughly between 951 and 2,132 feet long according to NASA. The larger estimation would make it the second tallest building on the planet, behind only Dubai&#...
2019-09-14 22:00

Surprisingly wet asteroid dust could spark a rethink of Earth's water Samples of space dust from the Hayabusa mission to the asteroid Itokawa are far less dry than we expected, which may prompt a rethink of how Earth got its water...
2019-05-21 20:34

Nasa captures closest and most-detailed image yet of Bennu asteroid Nasa has captured its closest and most-detailed image yet of Bennu, a 78 billion kilogram asteroid which makes a close approach to Earth every six years....
2019-06-18 17:34

NASA chooses four potential asteroid sample sites for OSIRIS-REx NASA's OSIRIS-REx team has selected four potential sites for the agency's first asteroid sample return mission. The spacecraft started mapping asteroid Bennu's surface as soon as it arrived in late 2018, and scientists part of its grou...
2019-08-14 11:51

Asteroid strike may have forged the oldest rocks ever found on Earth The oldest rocks ever found are over four billion years old and we don’t know how they formed – but a massive asteroid bombardment may be responsible...
2019-05-21 16:00

How life on Earth was boosted by an asteroid collision 446m years ago Something mysterious happened nearly half a billion years ago that triggered one of the most important changes in the history of life on Earth. Suddenly, there was an explosion of species, with the biodiversity of invertebrate animals increasing from...
2019-09-29 21:00

Large asteroid has a tiny chance of hitting Earth in September Space groups like NASA and the ESA track a huge number of near-Earth objects on a daily basis, and many of them have a chance to make life miserable if they one day end up on a collision course with Earth. These “potentially hazardous” as...
2019-06-12 21:51

Surprise ‘city-killer’ asteroid almost hit Earth — whizzing by at 15 miles a second A “city-killer” asteroid whizzed by Earth on Thursday, startling astronomers who didn’t pick up the rock’s trajectory until days before it passed the planet, according to a report. The rock, dubbed Asteroid 2019 OK, passed within 43,500 miles of Eart...
2019-08-01 01:01

Asteroid size of Empire State Building set to fly by Earth next week A "potentially hazardous" asteroid that is as large as the Empire State Building will zoom past Earth next week on Aug. 10. But it's not anything to worry about, according to experts....
2019-08-02 18:17

You can help NASA explore asteroid Bennu by picking a collection site NASA is trying to decide on a sample collection site from the asteroid Bennu and they want to know what features you find worthy of investigation.        ...
2019-05-30 01:17

Asteroid the size of a skyscraper to hurtle past Earth: NASA A skyscraper length asteroid will whiz by Earth on Saturday. The space rock, Asteroid 2000 QW7, is roughly between 951 and 2,132 feet long, according to NASA. The larger estimation would make it the second-tallest building on the planet, behind only ...
2019-09-17 17:34

Asteroid that killed the dinosaurs caused massive global warming The asteroid that struck Earth 66 million years ago caused dramatic climate change, which could mean we are underestimating how much the planet will warm in the coming centuries...
2019-05-21 16:00

Japanese space probe Hayabusa 2: Second touchdown on asteroid Ryugu Hayabusa 2 has landed on the asteroid and is collecting rocks and dust to take back home to Earth. Landing on a moving object in outer space is not an easy feat. Researchers are celebrating the achievement....
2019-07-11 20:00

NASA monitoring 2,100-foot asteroid on track to ‘skim Earth’ A huge asteroid that’s more than twice as big as the Empire State Building is set to skim past Earth in three weeks. The monster space rock is called 467317 (2000 QW7) and it will be whizzing past us at 14,361 miles per hour on Sept. 14. There ...
2019-08-21 05:34

Incredible fossil find may be first victims of dino-killer asteroid A bed of bones from 66 million years ago may reveal what happened in the minutes and hours after an asteroid struck Earth and unleashed a mass extinction...
2019-05-21 14:39

Daring maneuver brings NASA’s orbiter closer to an asteroid than ever before NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has been orbiting the space rock known as Bennu since the start of the year. It caught up with the asteroid in late December of 2018 and successfully inserted itself into orbit around the object around New Year&rsqu...
2019-06-17 20:34

Don’t miss: Earth from space, asteroid workouts and nature’s giants Watch a new series charting our planet from above, read all about the biggest living things, fend off space rocks for fun, plus more picks for your diary...
2019-05-21 16:00

‘Asteroid 2019,’ bigger than a bus, soared past Earth: NASA Four “potentially hazardous” asteroids zoomed past Earth this week — three of which were discovered mere hours before they made their pass. They narrowly missed us this time around, but NASA scientists say they could pose a threat in the future as th...
2019-10-04 03:00

Asteroid Bigger Than Empire State Building to Pass by Earth Next Week A giant asteroid is hurling towards Earth; however, it will safely sail past next week, NASA's Center for Near-Earth Object Studies (CNEOS) has said....
2019-08-02 18:34

Asteroid that wiped out dinosaurs had power of 10 billion atomic bombs: study An international team of scientists led by the University of Texas at Austin examined hundreds of feet of rocks that filled the Chicxulub impact crater within the first 24 hours after impact....
2019-09-11 00:00

Distant asteroid calamity shaped life on Earth 466 million years ago The cataclysmic asteroid impact off Mexico's coast that doomed the dinosaurs 66 million years ago was not the only time an astronomical event shaped the history of life on Earth....
2019-09-19 12:00

Giant asteroid strike 13K years ago had 'global consequences,' shocking study says The devastating strike caused mass destruction, wiped out many species of animals and led to climate change, during an episode event known as Younger Dryas....
2019-10-07 16:00

NASA chooses four potential asteroid sample sites for OSIRIS-REx mission The University of Arizona is helping bring part of an asteroid home for the first time in U.S. history. The OSIRIS-REx spacecraft started mapping Bennu’s surface as soon as it arrived in 2018. This week NASA’s team picked the final four p...
2019-08-16 19:00

Asteroid that killed the dinosaurs was as strong as 10 billion atomic bombs, study says When a colossal space rock came crashing down 66 million years ago onto what is now the Yucatan Penninsula in Mexico, it triggered widespread changes on Earth and abruptly ended the reign of the dinosaurs. Now, researchers are focusing on learning th...
2019-09-13 23:00

Astronomers captured an image of a double asteroid as it sped past Earth Astronomers eager to observe bizarre visitors to our neck of the Solar System were in for a real treat late last month as the rare double asteroid 1999 KW4 made a “close” pass of Earth at a distance of some 3.2 million miles. It was far e...
2019-06-05 03:00

Ancient Rock Reveals Shocking First Day After Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Impact Scientists say they have spotted evidence of what it was like on the first day after the dinosaur-killing impact event, thanks to an analysis of rock taken from the famous Chixculub crater.Read more......
2019-09-10 16:34

NASA advances lunar crater modeling and asteroid mining projects NASA doesn't just want to return to the moon by 2024, it also wants to establish a "sustained human presence" and to use the moon as a hub for future Mars exploration. In order to do that, it will need new ideas and technologies, like those soli...
2019-06-12 00:34

America's largest asteroid impact left a trail of destruction across the eastern US About 35 million years ago, an asteroid traveling nearly 144,000 mph smashed into the Atlantic Ocean near the modern-day town of Cape Charles, Virginia....
2019-08-16 23:00

Empire State Building-sized asteroid ‘expected’ to miss Earth A “potentially hazardous” asteroid the size of the Empire State Building will come within striking distance of the Earth on Aug. 10 — but is expected to zoom by without incident, according to NASA. The space rock — designated as a near-Earth object, ...
2019-07-31 23:51

NASA asteroid probe captures closest-ever photo of space rock NASA’s OSIRIS-REx asteroid probe is giving scientists an even better look at the surface of the space rock known as Bennu now that it’s moved even closer to the object. A new photo posted by the partnership between NASA and the University of Arizona ...
2019-06-19 20:34

Unprecedented Close-Up View of Asteroid Shows Rocks That Look Surprisingly Familiar On October 3, 2018, the Hayabusa2 spacecraft dropped a lander toward the surface of the asteroid Ryugu from 135 feet up. The lander, MASCOT, hit a boulder, bounced backward, and tumbled 55 feet along the asteroid’s surface before coming to rest upsid...
2019-08-22 22:00

Astronomers spot kilometer-wide asteroid with record-short year Scientists have identified an asteroid with the shortest known orbital period. The newfound space rock, measuring a kilometer wide, circles the sun once every 151 days....
2019-07-09 19:17

Humans are disturbing Earth's carbon cycle more than the dinosaur-killing asteroid Since 1750, humans have disrupted Earth's carbon cycle more severely than have some of the most cataclysmic asteroid impacts in history — and, new research suggests, the long-term effects on our planet (see: out-of-control global warming, ocean acidi...
2019-10-03 13:34

Rocks discovered from the day the dinosaurs died 66 million years ago when an asteroid hit the Earth Rocks from the most pivotal moment in Earth's history were discovered offshore of the Yucatan Peninsula, a study says.        ...
2019-09-09 23:34

Victoria's Secret is losing another top exec and laying off about 50 people from headquarters as it attempts to recover from controversy and slowing sales Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for Fragrance Foundation A longtime Victoria's Secret executive is stepping down, CNBC reported on Thursday. April Holt was the head of stores at Victoria's Secret and had worked with L Brands, the store's parent company...
2019-10-10 21:34

Still Standing After All This Time: How Elton John Survived Sudden Fame, Crippling Addiction and Multiple Suicide Attempts Elton John wasn't always Elton John. And we don't mean that in the "it takes time for an artist to become a superstar" sort of way. No, he literally wasn't always......
2019-06-01 16:00

Central Line delays: Chaos as commuters trapped underground 'for over an hour' after Tube breakdown Commuters travelling in east London have faced chaos after a Central Line failure left "babies and elderly people stuck" underground for up to an hour....
2019-08-23 06:00

NASA’s asteroid probe snapped its closest photo yet of space rock Bennu NASA’s OSIRIS-REx asteroid probe is giving scientists an even better look at the surface of the space rock known as Bennu now that it’s moved even closer to the object. A new photo posted by the partnership between NASA and the University...
2019-06-19 17:17

Asteroid 2006 QQ23: Giant Space Rock to Pass by Earth Today A giant asteroid, known as 2006 QQ23, is moving towards Earth; however, it will sail past our planet today without causing any harm, NASA's Center for Near-Earth Object Studies (CNEOS) has said....
2019-08-10 11:34

Asteroid nearly the width of a football field has small chance of hitting Earth this year An asteroid called 2006 QV89, which has a diameter slightly smaller than the width of a football field, is set to pass by Earth in September.       ...
2019-06-07 23:51

Huge asteroid misses Earth but spotlights threat posed by space rocks An asteroid bigger than the Eiffel Tower hurtled past Earth early on Saturday at a speed of 10,400 miles per hour, missing us by 4.6 million miles — not quite a close shave, but not so far in astronomical terms. Had the fast-moving space rock, dubbed...
2019-08-12 02:51

Asteroid dust may have triggered massive explosion of life on Earth 466 million years ago Nearly half a billion years ago, there was a huge explosion of species development on Earth, causing the biodiversity of animals to increase dramatically -- but the true cause of that event has remained a mystery....
2019-09-19 20:34

NASA's OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Takes Stunning Photo of Asteroid Bennu From Just 0.4 Miles Away NASA’s asteroid-sampling OSIRIS-REx spacecraft, which is currently in position around the tiny, near-Earth asteroid 101955 Bennu, has transmitted its closest shot of the asteroid’s surface yet.Read more......
2019-06-18 11:51

Feast your eyes on the Earth-like, rocky debris covering the surface of asteroid Ryugu Japan’s space agency JAXA has had a busy year, but that’s par for the course when you’re controlling an asteroid probe orbiting a distant space rock. the Hayabusa2 spacecraft has been hanging out around the asteroid known as Ryugu f...
2019-08-26 01:00

NASA Mission Selects Final Four Site Candidates for Asteroid Sample Return After months grappling with the rugged reality of asteroid Bennu’s surface, the team leading NASA’s first asteroid sample return mission has selected four potential sites for the Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Reg...
2019-08-13 03:17

Asteroid dust helped trigger life on Earth 466 million years ago, say scientists WASHINGTON — The cataclysmic asteroid impact off Mexico’s coast that doomed the dinosaurs 66 million years ago was not the only time an astronomical event shaped the history of life on Earth. Scientists on Wednesday said dust spawned by a gigantic co...
2019-09-20 17:34

Study Finds Folks in Chicago’s Affluent Streeterville Live to Almost the Century Mark, While Blacks in Impoverished Englewood Don’t Live Long Enough to Collect Social Security It’s just 9 miles between Chicago’s predominantly white and wealthy Streeterville neighborhood and the predominantly black and poor Englewood in the city’s South Side, but the gulf of difference in life expectancies between the two represents the lar...
2019-06-07 10:34

Heydi Gámez García, 13, attempted suicide after her father's failed immigration attempts. She died last week Honduran immigrant Heydi Gámez García, 13, has been buried after trying to kill herself while she was separated from her father.        ...
2019-07-25 03:51

New evidence shows how asteroid dust cloud may have sparked new life on Earth 470m years ago Isotope found in seabed sediment points to clash of solar bodies near Mars, study suggestsAstronomers have discovered intriguing evidence that an asteroid break-up blanketed Earth with dust millions of years ago. The event dramatically cooled the pla...
2019-10-12 15:00

Whaley Bridge latest: Tearful residents told they could face a week away from home as desperate attempts to prevent dam burst continue Tearful Whaley Bridge residents who had to flee their homes amid fears a dam could burst have been told they may not be allowed to return for a week....
2019-08-03 16:34

In the event of a killer asteroid, volcanic apocalypse, or nuclear holocaust, mushrooms could save humanity from extinction Vincent Kessler/Reuters In a new book, writer Bryan Walsh describes strategies that might keep people alive after a disaster like an asteroid impact, supervolcano eruption, or nuclear war. Walsh suggests that because mushrooms, rats, and some insect...
2019-09-17 15:00

NASA emails reveal space agency unaware of ‘city-killer’ asteroid until last moment: 'This one did sneak up on us' Internal emails from NASA show that the space agency was unaware of asteroid 2019 OK, described as a "city killer," until the last moment on July 24....
2019-09-24 03:00

China will not tolerate attempts to separate Hong Kong from China: state media Hong Kong is an inseparable part of China and any form of secessionism "will be crushed", state media said on Monday, a day after demonstrators rallied at the U.S. consulate to ask for help in bringing democracy to city....
2019-09-09 04:34

Nate Parker attempts comeback with new film at Venice Film Festival Nate Parker will debut his first film since a rape allegation from his past derailed his Nat Turner biopic "The Birth of a Nation."        ...
2019-08-08 05:34

China's Xi warns attempts to divide China will end in 'shattered bones' Chinese President Xi Jinping warned on Sunday that any attempt to divide China will be crushed, as Beijing faces political challenges in months-long protests in Hong Kong and U.S. criticism over its treatment of Muslim minority groups....
2019-10-13 16:17

Minute by minute accounts of how asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs devastated Earth The death of the dinosaurs has been laid out into a detailed timeline thanks to scientists who have been surveying the crater of the asteroid that killed them....
2019-10-09 15:34

Passing by Earth this weekend: Two space rocks, one 'potentially hazardous' asteroid Asteroid 1999 KW4 has been called "oddly shaped," "potentially hazardous" and "massive." It will pass by Earth this weekend, NASA says.        ...
2019-05-24 08:51

U.S.-Japan Corn Deal Has Just One Flaw: Japan Doesn't Need the Corn With U.S. corn farmers hammered by the trade war with China, President Trump has said Japan will buy enough to pick up the slack. But not everyone in Japan has gotten the memo....
2019-09-09 03:34

Fermanagh bomb attack: Police chief urges politicians to 'take action' and 'not take peace for granted' after five attempts to murder officers this year Leaders in Northern Ireland need to "take action" to resolve the country's political crisis following five separate attempts to murder police officers, a leading policeman said today....
2019-08-20 14:00

Barcelona rule out Neymar return 'as things stand' despite Brazilian's attempts to force Nou Camp return Barcelona vice-president Jordi Cardoner has poured cold water on a possible Camp Nou return for Neymar, saying a move for the Paris Saint-Germain forward is "ruled out" for now....
2019-08-05 14:00

The Best Moments In E3 History Before E3, everyone gets excited for the big new announcements. But after E3, all anyone remembers—and cherishes—are the kind of screw-ups, misfires and awkward heroism you can only get when corporate executives and video game developers have to get ...
2019-06-07 05:00

History of the Indianapolis 500 Coined "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing," the Indianapolis 500 has been held annually every year since 1911 except for 1917-18 (World War I) and 1942-45 (World War II).        ...
2019-05-22 22:34

The Best History Podcasts to Listen to Right Now Those who don’t study the past, as the saying goes, are doomed to repeat it. That sentiment feels particularly true in this particular political moment, but it can also be applied to less obvious moments from the history of sports, culture and ...
2019-08-01 02:00

Masvidal's 5-second KO fastest in UFC history Jorge Masvidal landed a flying knee flush on Ben Askren's chin and scored a knockout just five seconds into their bout Saturday night, the fastest in UFC history....
2019-07-07 06:51

Today in History for September 8th Highlights of this day in history: Galveston hurricane kills thousands; President Gerald Ford pardons Richard Nixon; Nazis begin Leningrad siege during World War II; Comedian Sid Caesar born; Original 'Star Trek' premieres on TV. (Sept. 8...
2019-09-08 00:00

Today in History for September 7th Highlights of this day in history: Nazi Blitz on Britain begins in World War II; Mobutu Sese Seko dies; Panama Canal Treaties signed; Rapper Tupac Shakur shot; ESPN debuts; Pro Football Hall of Fame dedicated; Rock star Buddy Holly born. (Sept. 7) ...
2019-09-08 00:00

The history of the oversized heavyweight Oliver Goldstein examines the meaning of the biggest and tallest heavyweights in history The post The history of the oversized heavyweight appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-12 15:17

Where Do I Find My Clipboard History on a PC or Mac? Welcome back to another installment of Lifehacker’s tech-advice series, Tech 911. You write in with your tough questions, and we provide the hard answers, a little humor, and a bit of head-scratching if you have a particularly perplexing question....
2019-09-28 05:00

Today in History for October 6th Highlights of this day in history: Egypt's President Anwar Sadat assassinated; Yom Kippur War breaks out in Mideast; Top U.S. arms inspector reports on Iraq's WMD; Actress Bette Davis dies; 'The Jazz Singer' heralds talking pictures. (Oct. 6)  ...
2019-10-06 01:00

Today in History for July 9th Highlights of this day in history: William Jennings Bryan gives his 'Cross of Gold' speech; Britain's Princess Elizabeth engaged; Boxer Mike Tyson punished for biting Evander Holyfield's ear; Actor Tom Hanks born; Actor Rod Steig...
2019-07-09 16:51

Today in History for July 2nd Highlights of this day in history: Continental Congress votes to break away from Britain; Civil Rights Act signed; Amelia Earhart disappears; President James Garfield shot; Author Ernest Hemingway commits suicide; Actor Jimmy Stewart dies. (July 2)...
2019-07-02 07:51

Today in History for May 28th On this day in 1908 English author Ian Fleming was born; Actor and comedian Phil Hartman is killed in California; more        ...
2019-05-28 18:17

| WATCH: Today in History Highlights of this day in history: Live Aid concerts held in London and Philadelphia; A French revolutionary is stabbed in his bath; Civil War draft riots erupt in New York; A power blackout hits the Big Apple; Actor Harrison Ford born....
2019-07-13 20:34

Today in History for June 4th Highlights of this day in history: Chinese troops crush a pro-democracy movement in Beijing's Tiananmen Square; World War II's Battle of Midway begins; Henry Ford tests his quadricycle; Bruce Springsteen releases 'Born in the U.S.A.&a...
2019-06-04 11:51

These are the 100 greatest teams in NFL history The USA TODAY Sports Network kicks off its coverage of the NFL's 100th season with a list of the 100 greatest teams in league history. Let the debate begin ...       ...
2019-08-05 15:34

Today in History for May 27th Today in History for May 27th: The Golden Gate Bridge opens in 1937; in 1936 the Queen Mary leaves port on its maiden voyage; and more        ...
2019-05-28 00:01

Today in History for May 26th Highlights of this day in history: Allied troops begin their evacuation from Dunkirk, France; President Andrew Johnson's impeachment trial ends with his acquittal; Actor John Wayne; Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley's daughter Lisa Marie ...
2019-05-26 06:34

Today in History for July 4th Highlights of this day in history: America's Declaration of Independence; Former Presidents John Adams and Thomas Jefferson die on same day; Israel's raid at Entebbe; West Point opens; Lou Gehrig's farewell to baseball; Neil Simon bor...
2019-07-04 07:00

Neanderthals’ history is as complicated as ours Enlarge / The upper and lower jawbones of a juvenile Neanderthal girl who lived in Belgium around 127,000 years ago. (credit: Peyrégne et al. 2019) DNA preserved in ancient bones and teeth has recently helped scientists reconstruct how groups of an...
2019-07-04 01:17

Today in History for October 2nd Highlights of this day in history: Mohandes Gandhi born; President Woodrow Wilson suffers stroke; Thurgood Marshall sworn in as US Supreme Court justice; Rock Hudson dies; Peanuts comic strip debut. (Oct. 2)        ...
2019-10-02 15:00

Today in History for June 1st Highlights of this day in history: The Beatles release their 'Sgt. Pepper' album; Actress Marilyn Monroe born; CNN hits the airwaves; Mormon leader Brigham Young born; Blind and deaf author and activist Helen Keller dies. (June 1)  ...
2019-06-01 17:34

Today in History for October 7th Highlights of this day in history: U.S. and Britain strike Afghanistan; Achille Lauro hijacked; Supreme Court pick Clarence Thomas faces damaging claims; Matthew Shepard beaten to death; Singer John Mellencamp born; 'Cats' hits Broadway. (Oct. 7) &...
2019-10-07 14:34

The $60K bikini that made history Remember when the statuesque Ursula Andress emerged from the Caribbean Sea in that white bikini? The bottoms were kitted out with a wide, brass-buckled belt and a scabbard on the left to hold a large knife. She looked fierce....
2019-07-25 09:00

Today in History for September 6th Highlights of this day in history: President William McKinley shot in Buffalo, N.Y.; Funeral held for Britain's Princess Diana; Mother Teresa mourned in India; Movie director Akira Kurosawa dies; Roger Waters of Pink Floyd fame born. (Sept. 6)...
2019-09-06 07:34

Today in History for October 9th Highlights of this day in history: Guerrilla leader Che Guevara executed in Bolivia; Anthrax-laced letters sent to Capitol Hill; Achille Lauro hijackers surrender; Andrei Sakharov wins Nobel Peace Prize; Musician John Lennon born. (Oct. 9)  ...
2019-10-09 21:00

NFL 100: These are the best players in the history of each NFL franchise The USA TODAY Sports Network unveils the 100 best players for each NFL team to commemorate the league playing in its 100th season.       ...
2019-09-05 14:34

Today in History for July 12 Highlights of this day in history: Julius Caesar born; Walter Mondale taps Geraldine Ferraro as the first woman to run on a major party ticket for the White House; Boris Yeltsin quits the Soviet Communist Party; Comedian Bill Cosby born. (July 12) ...
2019-07-12 06:51

Tennis: Every No. 1 player in WTA history Every woman who has held the top spot in singles since the inception of the WTA's computer rankings on November 3, 1975.        ...
2019-05-21 18:01

Today in History for May 31st Highlights of this day in history: The Johnstown Flood kills more than 2,200 people in Pennsylvania; Israel hangs ex-Nazi official Adolf Eichmann; Bombing suspect Eric Rudolph caught in North Carolina; Actor-director Clint Eastwood born. (May 31) ...
2019-05-31 10:51

Today in History for June 3rd Highlights of this day in history: Ed White is the first American to walk in space; Iran's Ayatollah Khomeini and Pope John XXIII die; Britain's Duke of Windsor weds Wallis Simpson; Poet Allen Ginsberg and entertainer Josephine Baker born....
2019-06-03 12:17

Today in History for September 5th Highlights of this day in history: A massacre at the Munich Olympics; President Gerald Ford escapes the first of two assassination attempts, weeks apart; Jack Kerouac's 'On the Road' published; Missionary nun Mother Teresa dies. (Sep...
2019-09-05 11:34

Today in History for July 3rd Highlights of this day in history: Union forces win the Battle of Gettysburg in the American Civil War; George Washington takes charge of the Continental Army; Algeria gains independence; Actor Tom Cruise born; Singer Jim Morrison dies. (July 3) &...
2019-07-03 14:17

Today in History for May 20th Highlights of this day in history: Charles Lindbergh begins his trans-Atlantic flight; Amelia Earhart starts her trek across the Atlantic; Freedom Riders attacked in the South; Explorer Christopher Columbus, comedienne Gilda Radner die. (May 20) &...
2019-05-21 18:17

The Real History of Father's Day Father’s Day is this Sunday—in case you need a reminder—and while golf, beer, and barbecue may come to mind, it’s a celebration with complex, religious origins and one even arguably fueled by the women’s liberation movement that began in the 60s....
2019-06-11 19:34

Today in History for May 22nd Highlights of this day in history: Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy sign the 'Pact of Steel'; Richard Nixon is the first U.S. president to visit the Soviet Union; Actor Laurence Olivier born; Johnny Carson hosts his last 'Tonight Show.&...
2019-05-22 08:01

Today in History for June 2nd Highlights of this day in history: Timothy McVeigh convicted in the Oklahoma City bombing; Coronation day for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II; Pope John Paul II visits Poland; Baseball's Lou Gehrig dies. (June 2)     ...
2019-06-02 05:17

Today in History for July 7th Highlights of this day in history: Terror bombings strike London's transit system; Oliver North testifies at Iran-Contra hearings; Sandra Day O'Connor nominated for U.S. Supreme Court; Author Robert Heinlein and musician Ringo Starr born. ...
2019-07-07 03:00

Today in History for October 1st Highlights of this day in history: Henry Ford's Model T car hits the market; Mao Zedong proclaims Communist China; Game One of first-ever World Series takes place; Johnny Carson begins his 'Tonight Show' run; Walt Disney World opens. (Oct. 1)  ...
2019-10-01 15:34

The 6 deadliest hurricanes in US history Getty Images Hurricane season starts June 1 and runs through November 30. The six deadliest hurricanes in US history each claimed more than 1,000 lives. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. June 1 marked the start of hurricane season...
2019-06-13 23:51

Today in History for May 30th Highlights of this day in history: Clean-up ends at New York's Ground Zero, months after the Sept. 11th attacks; France's Joan of Arc burned at the stake; Baseball's Cal Ripken, Jr. begins his games streak; Bandleader Benny Goodman bo...
2019-05-30 08:00

Memorial Day Weather History Fire up the grill, put on the sunscreen, and strap on those floaties; it’s the unofficial start of summer! Memorial Day is first and foremost a day of remembrance of all those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Memorial Day is also a ti...
2019-05-27 17:17

Today in History for June 7th On this day in 1998 in Jasper, Texas, three white men chain a black man, James Byrd, Junior, to a pickup truck, then drag him to his death; more        ...
2019-06-07 16:00

Worst uniforms in NFL history During the NFL's 100-year history, there have been many great uniforms. There also have been some really bad uniforms.       ...
2019-09-02 16:34

Today in History for October 8th Highlights of this day in history: Deadly fires scorch Chicago and other parts of Upper Midwest; Communist Poland bans labor groups; Alexander Solzhenitsyn wins Nobel Prize for Literature; Don Larsen pitches 'perfect' World Series game. (Oct. 8) &#...
2019-10-08 17:00

Today in History for June 5th Highlights of this day in history: Sen. Robert F. Kennedy assassinated in Los Angeles; The Six-Day War erupts in the Mideast; Birth of the Marshall Plan; First reported AIDS cases in the U.S.; Former President Ronald Reagan dies. (June 5)  &#...
2019-06-05 07:17

Today in History for July 8th Highlights of this day in history: Commodore Matthew Perry arrives in Tokyo Bay; Industrialist John D. Rockefeller born; Word of what becomes known as 'The Roswell Incident'; North Korea's Kim Il Sung dies; Ziegfeld stages first &apos...
2019-07-08 10:51

Today in History for September 3rd Highlights of this day in history: Britain and France declare war on Nazi Germany; The Treaty of Paris ends the American Revolution; Bloody end to the Beslan hostage crisis in Russia; Viking 2 lands on Mars; NFL coach Vince Lombardi dies. (Sept. 3)...
2019-09-03 16:00

The history of art … according to Steve Martin Two little-known American artists from the early 20th century are being championed by the comedian and film star in a new BBC radio seriesSteve Martin, the comedian and film star, is using the force of his colourful personality this autumn to champio...
2019-09-21 19:34

The 100 absolute best songs in history 24/7 Wall St. has determined the 100 absolute best songs of all time by creating an index based on sales and more.        ...
2019-05-29 21:51

Today in History for June 7th Highlights of this day in history: James Byrd, Jr. dragged to death in Texas; Communists complete takeover of Czechoslovakia; Israel destroys an Iraqi nuclear power plant; 'Grease' opens on Broadway; Singer-songwriter Prince born. (June 7...
2019-06-07 07:51

Today in History for May 24th Highlights of this day in history: Samuel Morse opens America's first telegraph line; Four men sentenced for the 1993 World Trade Center bombing; Britain's Queen Victoria born; The Brooklyn Bridge opens; Singer-songwriter Bob Dylan born. ...
2019-05-24 08:51

What were the 13 most expensive wars in U.S. history? With the recent 75th anniversary of D-Day, we are reminded once again of the human cost of freedom and liberty. But what is the financial cost of war?       ...
2019-06-13 22:51

Greatest uniforms in NFL history Throughout the NFL's 100-year history, there have been some fantastic uniforms, many of which have endured to this day.       ...
2019-09-01 18:34

The history of celebrating Memorial Day Memorial Day is more than the start summer. The holiday has a rich history and every American celebrates differently.        ...
2019-05-23 21:51

Today in History for September 4th Highlights of this day in history: Crisis unfolds in Little Rock, Ark. over racial integration in schools; Ford rolls out its ill-fated Edsel; Attorney William Kunstler dies; Mark Spitz sets Olympic gold record; Singer Beyonce born. (Sept. 4) ...
2019-09-04 11:00

A car's service history: what is it really worth? Dealers should provide ‘clear and accurate info’ We hit the showrooms to find out when ‘full service history’ is not all it seems and whether dealers play fair over it To discover how lightly a full service history is treated, I visited a used ca...
2019-09-01 19:00

Today in History for July 1st Highlights of this day in history: The Civil War Battle of Gettysburg begins; The first nuclear weapons test in peacetime; TR's assault on San Juan Hill; Britain's Princess Diana born; Hong Kong returned to China; Actor Marlon Brando dies....
2019-07-01 06:34

Today in History for October 5th Highlights of this day in history: First victim dies in post-Sept. 11th anthrax scare; VP candidates spar over JFK; The Beatles release 'Love Me Do'; 'Monty Python' premieres; Baseball's Barry Bonds tops single-season runs record. (Oct. 5)  &#...
2019-10-05 16:00

Today in History for October 13th Highlights of this day in history: Cornerstone laid for what becomes the White House; Britain's Margaret Thatcher born; Boston wins baseball's first World Series; TV variety show host Ed Sullivan dies; Musician Paul Simon born. (Oct. 13)  ...
2019-10-13 01:17

On Politics: Trump’s History With Race Over decades in business, entertainment and now politics, President Trump has approached America’s racial divisions as openings to achieve his goals....
2019-07-22 07:01

Behind the Internet: The History of Domain Names We all use domain names to navigate the Internet, but did you ever think about where the idea of domain names actually came from? Why do we use them and rely on them to bounce from website to website across the vast sea of information the internet pr...
2019-08-13 19:17

Today in History for July 10th Highlights of this day in history: Start of World War II's Battle of Britain; Telstar satellite launched; Millard Fillmore becomes President; Chechen warlord Shamil Basayev killed; Singer Arlo Guthrie born; Cartoon voice Mel Blanc dies. (July ...
2019-07-10 06:34

Today in History for August 31st Highlights of this day in history: Britain's Princess Diana killed in a Paris car crash; Poland's Solidarity labor movement born; Jack the Ripper's first victim found dead in London; Violinist Itzhak Perlman and singer Van Morrison bo...
2019-08-31 04:00

These May Be The Most Superfluous-Seeming Pop-Up Headlights In All Motoring History I think most red-blooded people enjoy pop-up headlights on some level. Even if you’re not crazy about the oddly eye-less look of many cars with them, you have to appreciate that little extra bit of kinetic fun that comes when your lights don’t just s...
2019-08-22 09:00

Today in History for September 16th Highlights of this day in history: Vietnam War deserters and draft evaders receive conditional amnesty; Palestinian refugees massacred in Lebanon; Mexico pushes for independence; Opera star Maria Callas dies; Blues great B.B. King born. (Sept. 16) ...
2019-09-16 08:34

The unexpected history of the Sikh turban Growing up in Southall, West London, where many of Britain's Sikhs settled after moving to the UK, the turban was all around us: at home, in the gurdwara, on the street. It is Sikhs' most identifiable feature....
2019-05-27 10:01

Today in History for September 30th Highlights of this day in history: Nuremberg tribunal convicts top Nazi leaders of war crimes; Berlin Airlift ends; James Meredith registers at Ole Miss; Mozart's 'Magic Flute' premieres; Actor James Dean killed in a car crash. (Sept. 30)  ...
2019-09-30 23:00

D-Day: The Weather Forecast that Changed the Course of History The most important element of the D-Day invasion was something that General Dwight Eisenhower and the Allied forces couldn’t plan for… the weather. The attack was delayed by one day to June 6, 1944 because of the miserable weather. Thousa...
2019-06-07 01:51

Today in History for August 24th Highlights of this day in history: Mount Vesuvius erupts, burying two Ancient Roman cities; Hurricane Andrew hits Florida; British troops burn Washington in War of 1812; Pluto demoted as a planet; Pete Rose banned from baseball for life. (Aug. 24) ...
2019-08-24 17:34

The 5 best TV-to-movie adaptations throughout cinema history Sometimes TV-to-movie adaptations are a continuation of the show, other times it's a complete revamp, and these are just some of the best created.        ...
2019-09-18 01:34

Biggest sports scandals in history From the Chicago Black Sox to Deflategate and more: Remembering the biggest sports scandals in history through photos.       ...
2019-09-27 18:00

Today in History for September 15th Highlights of this day in history: Four black girls killed in a church blast in Alabama; President George W. Bush vows massive rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina; Nazi Germany adopts Nuremberg laws; Agatha Christie and Oliver Stone born. (Sept. 15)...
2019-09-15 22:34

Most lavish royal weddings in history Scroll through to learn about some of the most lavish royal weddings in history, including the wedding of Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan.        ...
2019-05-21 19:34

Peace of history: Trump, Kim autographed pic can be yours for $24K Some silver scribbling has turned what would be a stock photo of Kim Jong-un and President Trump into gold, a memorabilia dealer claims. The seemingly routine snapshot, taken by a British journalist covering the historic June 2018 US and North Korea ...
2019-10-02 05:00

Today in History for September 13th Highlights of this day in history: Israel and the Palestinians sign a major accord; President George W. Bush takes responsibility for the federal response to Hurricane Katrina; Attica prison uprising ends; Rapper Tupac Shakur dies. (Sept. 13) ...
2019-09-13 11:34

Today in History for June 19th Highlights of this day in history: Julius and Ethel Rosenberg executed; Father's Day first celebrated in the U.S.; The event behind 'Juneteenth'; Author Salman Rushdie born; NBA draft pick Len Bias dies; Entertainer Paula Adbul born. ...
2019-06-19 07:00

Get a Free Vehicle History Report Before You Buy a Car In our ceaseless quest to provide you with the most helpful tips and tricks in the known universe, we frequently refresh old stories with more accurate information. Nothing lasts forever, after all, and life hacks are no exception....
2019-05-21 17:00

‘S.N.L.’ Is Sorry: A Brief History of the Show’s (Sort Of) Apologies Will “Saturday Night Live” address the Shane Gillis flap in its Season 45 premiere this weekend? Who knows, but here’s how it has handled past controversies on-air....
2019-09-28 05:34

How to Delete Your Google Purchase History Yes, Google is tracking your purchases, but this isn’t a new thing. Google’s collection mechanisms—information it pulls in from your Gmail—have been going on for some time. If this is your first time hearing about this mess, visit this page to see ev...
2019-05-21 17:00

Today in History for June 29th Highlights of this day in history: The U.S. Supreme Court effectively voids state death penalty laws; Jerusalem reunified under Israeli control after the Six-Day War; Singer Rosemary Clooney and actress Katharine Hepburn die. (June 29)   ...
2019-06-29 15:51

How to Edit Your YouTube Viewing History We’ve all probably clicked on a video out of morbid curiosity—maybe to “hate-watch” a particular music video or catch a cringe-worthy moment from a public figure you particularly dislike. Watch enough of those, and suddenly YouTube is autoplaying and...
2019-10-01 20:00

Today in History for July 11th Highlights of this day in history: America normalizes diplomatic ties with Vietnam; Aaron Burr mortally wounds Alexander Hamilton in a duel; Skylab makes a fiery return to Earth; Babe Ruth's major league debut; Laurence Olivier dies. (July 11)...
2019-07-11 12:34

Today in History for June 30th Highlights of this day in history: Adolf Hitler purges rivals in Nazi Germany; America's food and drug safety take a big step forward; 'Gone With the Wind' published; Tonya Harding banned from figure skating; Singer Lena Horne born. ...
2019-06-30 06:17

Claressa Shields looks to make history, again Claressa Shields bids for world title at third weight, writes Daniel Herbert The post Claressa Shields looks to make history, again appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-10-02 02:34

Today in History for September 22nd Highlights of this day in history: Nathan Hale hanged in the American Revolution; Iraq invades Iran; President Gerald Ford faces a second assassination attempt in weeks; 'Fiddler on the Roof' hits Broadway; Songwriter Irving Berlin dies. (Sept. 22)...
2019-09-22 00:34

Women ready to add to their history at Hazeltine The LPGA Tour gets its crack at Hazeltine National, the course with a recent history of surprising outcomes        ...
2019-06-20 00:17

Today in History for September 17th Highlights of this day in history: The Battle of Antietam sets a bloody record during America's Civil War; Work ends on U.S. Constitution; Israel and Egypt's leaders sign Camp David Accords; Singer Hank Williams born; 'MASH' premieres. (Sept. 17) &...
2019-09-17 12:34

Today in History for September 21st Highlights of this day in history: President Bill Clinton's grand jury testimony in the Monica Lewinsky scandal aired on TV; Authors H.G. Wells and Stephen King born; 'Monday Night Football' premieres; Actor-comedian Bill Murray born. (Sept. 21) &#...
2019-09-21 19:00