TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-11 22:17

Fun fact: Only 8.5% of people watch porn with the sound off

Here’s a saucy dinner party tidbit for you: less than 10 percent of people watch porn with the sound off. A staggering 91.5 percent of viewers prefer to watch X-rated con...

Fun fact: Only 8.5% of people watch porn with the sound off

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People Can Barely Handle the Fact That Rihanna’s Been Living in London Without Alerting Us Rihanna moved to London and didn’t tell her fans and now they are taking to social media to express their shock. Not necessarily that they expected the star didn’t tell them the news of her move, but the fact that no one seemed to notice ...
2019-05-22 19:17

Young women who watch a lot of porn less likely to enjoy sex: study Young women who watch a lot of pornography are more likely to feel insecure during sex — and enjoy it less as a result — suggests a new study. Researchers found that college-age straight women today are more likely to watch porn than thei...
2019-06-14 22:17

Watch: Shark swims up to people at Florida beach Swimmers at a Florida beach were in for a surprise when at least one shark entered the shallow area and came within a few feet of the unsuspecting humans....
2019-07-02 20:51

Watch the People of America Try to Identify Random Car Parts Somebody who gets paid a lot more than me decided it was a good idea to move the Jalopnik headquarters to the middle of Times Square in New York City, one of the busiest tourist destinations in the country. With this new opportunity landing in our la...
2019-06-15 00:00

People love ‘Stranger Things’ so much they’re rejoining Netflix just to watch it By now, it’s conventional wisdom that Stranger Things is one of the most popular and even among the best original series that Netflix has ever released. Netflix proudly declared that a record-breaking 40.7 million households streamed the newest...
2019-07-10 20:34

Watch: Selena Gomez, Joe Jonas support young people at WE Day 2019 Selena Gomez, Joe Jonas, Natalie Portman, Neil Patrick Harris and other stars celebrate youth making a difference in their communities in the WE Day special....
2019-07-16 20:34

3Q: The fact finders When publication such as U.S. News and World Report roll out their annual university rankings, typically with MIT among the top schools listed, some may wonder where the data they’re based on actually comes from. The source of that information is...
2019-05-22 06:34

Bentley Will, In Fact, Sell You a $700 Pen Bentley, the maker of luxury cars and $252,000 books about itself encrusted in 100 carats of diamonds, now has a new set of writing utensils (that aren’t keyboards), all reasonably listed for around $600 to $700. Think, just think, about how many $25...
2019-06-28 19:51

The most-read fact checks so far in 2019 Our most-read fact checks have dug into President Trump’s pumped-up immigration numbers, Sen. Kamala Harris’s spin on the Republican tax cuts, the special counsel’s Russia investigation and the Democrats’ Green New Deal....
2019-07-01 15:17

Fact Check Any Abortion News You See on Facebook With more and more states signing abortion bans into law, it’s no surprise that Facebook is crawling with abortion-related misinformation. This time, though, it’s more than a handful of viral links making the rounds; it’s the overwhelming majority of...
2019-05-29 23:51

Justice Department opinions take on the force of law — but are not, in fact, the law Some legal experts were taken aback when Robert Mueller said that indicting the president would be “unconstitutional,” citing a department guideline that has never been litigated....
2019-05-31 15:00

Trump fact check: is the Chinese economy really 'going down the tubes'? The president reckons Beijing will jump at a trade deal because the country’s grow is slowing. Martin Farrer takes a closer lookDonald Trump has claimed ahead of his crunch meeting with Xi Jinping that China’s economy is “going down the tubes” and th...
2019-06-28 18:51

User Complains Of "Obscene" Ads On IRCTC App, Gets 'Fact Checked' The Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) made an epic comeback after a user of its official ticket booking application complained of obscene advertisements on the app....
2019-05-30 04:34

Fact-Checking Bernie Sanders on the Campaign Trail Mr. Sanders has campaigned on his record of popularizing progressive positions and taking aim at President Trump. Here’s a fact-check of his remarks....
2019-05-25 19:00

In Women’s World Cup Origin Story, Fact and Fiction Blur FIFA recognizes a France-Netherlands encounter in 1971 as the first women’s international match. It was no such thing, but that doesn’t diminish the women who took part....
2019-06-27 19:34

The 39 MPG Chevrolet Equinox Diesel Was in Fact a Hard Sell and Is Now Dead “The 39 MPG 2018 Chevrolet Equinox Diesel Seems Like A Hard Sell,” I wrote after Chevy’s mid-size crossover’s fuel economy numbers dropped in August of 2017. The vehicle would flop, I suspected, and now, about two years later, GM is giving up selling...
2019-07-13 06:00

Jesse Watters: Dems 'the party of open borders and that's just a fact' Is the Democratic Party advocating for open borders? Fox News' Jesse Watters thinks they are after addressing their reaction to President Trump's defense of upcoming Immigration and Custom's Enforcement (ICE) raids....
2019-07-13 02:34

U.S. Government Admits Another Migrant Child Died Under Its Care—8 Months After the Fact The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) confirmed on Wednesday that a 10-year-old girl from Guatemala died while in U.S. custody last year, bringing the total number of known migrant child deaths to six in the last eight months. Democrats a...
2019-05-23 21:00

Fact-checks on fake news rarely reaches most affected communities BRUSSELS – The European Union has called on Facebook and other platforms to invest more in fact-checking, but a new study shows those efforts may rarely reach the communities worst affected by fake news. The analysis by big-data firm Alto Data ...
2019-07-11 23:51

Facebook is fact checking the 'drunk Nancy Pelosi' video, but won't remove it Facebook won't remove a viral video that purports to show Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Nacy Pelosi slurring her words. Instead, according to a Gizmodo report, the social network will display an article from a third-party...
2019-05-25 02:00

Fact-Checking Trump’s Claims on Agriculture, Trade and Poll Numbers President Trump, at a news conference with farmers and ranchers on Thursday, made misleading or false statements about agricultural data, union support of a renegotiated trade deal and his approval ratings....
2019-05-24 20:17

Fact-Checking TIME’s Oval Office Interview With Donald Trump President Donald Trump sat down with a group of TIME journalists on June 17, the eve of his official re-election kickoff in Florida. Over the course of a 57-minute interview, Trump talked about his foreign policy approach with Iran, China and Mexico;...
2019-06-21 02:17

Dan Crenshaw fact-checks NYT writer who wrongly accused him of not supporting 9/11 victims fund Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Tex, had a sharp response to a New York Times writer who accused him of not supporting the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund, urging the liberal journalist to "check his facts."...
2019-06-12 02:51

Fact check: Trump's Orlando rally featured more than 15 false claims over 76 minutes President Donald Trump kicked off his formal reelection campaign Tuesday night with a rally in Orlando. His 76-minute speech featured more than 15 false statements, many of them ones that he's repeated frequently in the past....
2019-06-20 14:01

Facebook Fact-Checks Fake Viral Video Of "Drunk" Nancy Pelosi Facebook has decided to show fact-check results of a viral tampered video, instead of removing it,slowed down intentionally to show US Speaker Nancy Pelosi talk in a slurred tongue....
2019-05-25 12:00

Fact check: Trump told the troops he gave them their first raise in years. He didn't. During a speech to US troops at the Osan Air Base in South Korea on Sunday, President Donald Trump said that he had given them their first pay increase in almost a decade....
2019-07-02 16:34

Fake News Spreads Unabated on Social Media After Polls, Claims Fact Checker Posts containing fake news continued to flourish on social media after the end of the Lok Sabha elections that saw the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) returning to power with a massive......
2019-05-27 08:00

Fact check: Joe Biden falsely claims he opposed spending more money to build state prisons In a campaign speech in South Carolina on Saturday, former Vice President Joe Biden defended the 1994 anti-crime law he played a primary role in writing....
2019-07-08 15:17

Debate fact check: Sen. Klobuchar overstates Trump's lack of success lowering drug prices Sen. Amy Klobuchar claimed in Wednesday's debate that the prices of 2,500 drugs have gone up in double-digits since Trump took office. That number is far lower, according RX Savings Solutions....
2019-06-27 20:34

Democrats peddling 'false' Trump narrative to make up for fact they 'blew this last election:' Sean Spicer Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said on Wednesday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Democratic Party are trying to signify a false narrative about the Trump administration....
2019-05-22 23:17

Exclusive: Echo chambers - Fake news fact-checks hobbled by low reach, study shows The European Union has called on Facebook and other platforms to invest more in fact-checking, but a new study shows those efforts may rarely reach the communities worst affected by fake news....
2019-07-11 16:51

AOC fact-checked Trump's tweet seemingly telling her to 'go back' to 'broken and crime infested' country: I 'come from' the US Patrick Semansky, File via AP, Evan Vucci/AP Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hit back at President Donald Trump, saying the "corrupt" and "broken and crime infested" country he seemed to tell her to "go back" to early Sunday was the Unite...
2019-07-15 10:51

Pew-Pew: What Do Lasers Actually Sound Like? If you’ve ever watched a science-fiction movie, you might think you know what lasers sound like: some variation of a noise you could write as “pew.” But, you’ve used a laser pointer, right? Did it go “pew”?Read more......
2019-07-03 16:00

'Game of Thrones' ended and people who don't watch are celebrating: 'It’s finally over' For those who never saw a "Game of Thrones" episode, the series finale was a welcome ending to eight years of an intense fandom.        ...
2019-05-21 15:34

UK Porn Block: will it help scammers? The UK Porn Block is an upcoming regulation developed to restrict access to explicit content by having adult websites implement age checking systems. Part of the Digital Economy Act 2017, the regulation is aimed at preventing children from viewing in...
2019-05-22 11:34

DC’s go-go sound becomes anti-gentrification battle cry WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s known as go-go music, and this distinct offshoot of funk has been one of the unique sounds of Washington, D.C., for decades. But now go-go has taken on a new mantle: battle hymn for the fight against a gentrification wave...
2019-05-30 06:17

Festival that charged white people $10 more than people of color backtracks on ticketing policy A Michigan music festival that was charging white people twice the amount for a ticket than "people of color" backtracked its ticketing structure on Sunday. ...
2019-07-08 18:51

Toronto police say 2 people shot and wounded at rally for NBA champion Raptors; 2 people arrested TORONTO (AP) — Toronto police say 2 people shot and wounded at rally for NBA champion Raptors; 2 people arrested . The post Toronto police say 2 people shot and wounded at rally for NBA champion Raptors; 2 people arrested appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-17 22:51

Biracial rapper pulls out of festival after learning white people charged $10 more than people of color A biracial rapper pulled out of a Michigan music festival after she learned that white people would be charged twice the amount to attend than "people of color."...
2019-07-08 05:17

AR porn lenses live on in Snapchat despite ban Snapchat has deleted Naughty America's account and taken down the X-rated AR lenses it debuted this week. However, the porn studio isn't backing down quietly, as it's distributing the source files and directions for the lenses, and enc...
2019-05-23 00:17

Acoustic Levitation: Floating on a Wave of Sound Experiments in sound or acoustic levitation are common and ongoing. Dozens of researchers have managed to use sound waves to levitate and move tiny particles and liquid droplets. Multiple vibrating plates are used to create different frequencies and ...
2019-06-16 19:00

How to get surround sound on any headphones with Windows 10 and Xbox One Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Buying a set of surround sound speakers can be an expensive endeavor, generally requiring an A/V receiver and at...
2019-07-13 00:51

Logitech's G Pro X headset helps you sound like a pro streamer After teasing it earlier this week, Logitech has now revealed its new gaming headset, designed to help you sound like a professional streamer. The G Pro X marks the debut of Blue VO!CE software, which includes a suite of real-time mic effects that wi...
2019-07-09 13:17

Sound One Drum Bluetooth Speaker Review Sound One Drum wireless speaker is priced at Rs. 3,490, and looks impressive. Does this affordable speaker sound as good as it looks? Find out in our review....
2019-06-20 10:00

Savion Glover, Listening to the Sound of His Own Searching “There’s always new rules to establish, a new understanding for others to get hip to,” said the master tapper, who has a new show at the Joyce Theater....
2019-07-02 22:34

Relive the sound of the '80s with a Bluetooth cassette player If you find that having your music in good quality, being able to skip tracks with fast forwarding and fitting all your media onto one device is just too convenient, then we've got good news: Cassette tapes are making a comeback....
2019-07-04 18:17

Your next BMW electric might sound fabulous, thanks to Hans Zimmer What if I told you your next BMW electric car could emulate The Dark Night’s fabulous theme music? Don’t think I’m joking, because famed composer Hans Zimmer has partnered with the auto giant. BMW made the announcement official at the company’s NextG...
2019-06-28 11:34

UK porn block scheme delayed for another six months Ed: The Secretary of state for digital, culture, media and sport has announced that the scheme, commonly known as the UK porn block, has been postponed for another six months because of an "administrative oversight"The UK porn block scheme could be f...
2019-06-20 15:51

Among Some Hate Groups, Porn Is Viewed as a Conspiracy Buried in the manifestoes of some extremists are attacks on the porn industry, which is blamed for their own struggles and what they perceive as society’s decline....
2019-06-07 16:00

U.K. Age Checks for Online Porn Sites Are Delayed Rules requiring users to prove they are over 18 were postponed because officials failed to adequately notify the European Commission about the changes....
2019-06-20 16:00

What's Going On With Those Child Porn Allegations Against Alex Jones New details surfaced Monday concerning the allegations that child pornography had been discovered on a server linked to conspiracy theorist and radio personality Alex Jones, operator of the InfoWars website.Read more......
2019-06-18 03:17

The UK porn block is now one month away, and it's still a terrible idea The controversial UK porn block comes into effect on July 15 2019. According to the government it’s going to save the children from online awfulness, and there won’t be any negative effects whatsoever.But I just know it’s all goi...
2019-06-15 13:34

Californians’ Alert Apps Didn’t Sound for 2 Big Earthquakes. Why Not? Many Los Angeles residents thought the ShakeAlertLA app on their phones should have given warning. Officials said the system had worked as designed — but promised some changes....
2019-07-09 00:17

Analysts sound warnings on South Korea’s risks Economic deterioration and foreign-policy obstacles present tough political challenges for the president and DPK ahead of legislative elections next year – and require utmost vigilance from investors....
2019-06-14 12:00

Opinion: Von der Leyen a sound choice in turbulent times Up to the last minute it was unclear if Ursula von der Leyen would be accepted as the next European Commission president. Her stellar speech and a lack of alternatives won MEPs over, says DW Editor-in-Chief Ines Pohl. ...
2019-07-16 23:51

French lawmakers sound the alarm on ultra-right groups PARIS (AP) — French lawmakers are calling on President Emmanuel Macron’s government to devote more resources to investigating and shutting down potentially violent ultra-right nationalist groups. A report released Thursday said the regulations ...
2019-06-13 18:00

Goats reveal their feelings with the sound of distinctive bleats When goats were played a recording of a ‘happy’ animal bleating, they noticed when there was a shift to ‘sad’ bleats in the recording, and vice versa...
2019-07-10 00:51

Listen to the Sound of Love Reinvented in ‘Oklahoma!’ (Headphones On) How did a lush throwback like “People Will Say We’re in Love” become the lean, sexy, countrified number being sung today? Follow along as we break it down....
2019-07-11 02:51

At the Scripps National Spelling Bee, Spellers Are Especially Nervous About One Particular Sound (WASHINGTON) — The word that knocked runner-up Naysa Modi out of last year’s Scripps National Spelling Bee was “Bewusstseinslage” — one of those flashy, impossible-sounding German-derived words that make the audience gas...
2019-05-29 12:17

Barcelona's Primavera Sound festival is heading to California America sucks in many varied ways, but soon a cool thing from another country will be coming around to jazz up our disappointing waves of grain and washed-out purple mountains. As reported by Variety, Spain’s legendary music festival Primavera Sound ...
2019-06-02 21:17

Sunday's Best Deals: Casper Mattresses, Sony Z9F Sound Bar, Fun Dip, and More 10% off Casper mattresses, $200 off the Sony Z9F sound bar, and a variety pack of Fun Dip lead off Sunday’s best deals from around the web....
2019-06-30 16:34

Sharps sound off on favorite strategies for hedging their bets Hockey’s Stanley Cup Final could come to an end Sunday (NBC, 8 p.m.) when the St. Louis Blues play host to the Boston Bruins. Pre-series underdog St. Louis is one win away from a championship. One of their avid fans is one win away from pocketing $10...
2019-06-09 23:51

New Revolt Electric Motorcycle To Get Artificial Exhaust Sound Revolt Intellicorp has released a teaser video which shows the company's first electric motorcycle to have a choice of several synthesised exhaust notes....
2019-06-17 21:34

Sound of Hong Kong's defiance reverberates in Beijing Beijing’s public support for Hong Kong leader likely hides private fury, but letting her go would be another humiliationThe most obvious casualty of Hong Kong’s extraordinary uprising against chief executive, Carrie Lam, and her campaign to tie the c...
2019-06-17 23:51

VW's GTI Aurora concept has a hologram-controlled sound system Trunk-mounted sound systems are often about bragging rights, but VW might have more reason to boast than usual. It's showing a Golf GTI Aurora concept car whose centerpiece is a hologram-controlled audio system accessible from the back. You ca...
2019-05-29 22:51

Saving for a Future Complicated by the Loss of Sight and Sound Blind and deaf Americans, who are in the labor force at lower rates than the able-bodied, have sued large financial institutions to try to remove the obstacles to managing their money....
2019-07-05 15:34

Former de Blasio employee sentenced to prison for child porn A former de Blasio administration employee, who was once considered and rising young New York Democrat, will spend up to three years behind bars after pleading guilty to possessing kiddie porn Wednesday. Jacob Schwartz, 31, looked sullen as Justice S...
2019-07-10 20:51

Porn gaming site Nutaku has a hentai hot sauce — and you’d better believe I tried it Sometimes it’s hard to describe what a weird day is for me anymore. Shouting encouragement to my first robot vacuum named after a Jetsons character? Routine. Scripting a back-and-forth dialogue between two voices in my head over the merits of a PC ga...
2019-05-24 08:51

Your social-media photo could soon have you starring in a porn video A "Deepfake" video is one created with several photos of a subject. Using AI, these pictures can be used to create a video of the subject doing something that he or she never did. But Samsung has taken this technology and made it even more lethal; no...
2019-05-24 08:51

Babysitter sentenced to 30 years for producing child porn A young man from California who worked as a babysitter and camp counselor was sentenced to 30 years in prison this week for producing and conspiring to distribute child pornography. Ryan Michael Spencer, 21, of Aptos, had been using images of the kid...
2019-07-12 07:00

Four charged with running porn company in presence of 7-year-old New Jersey cops arrested four people on Wednesday who were allegedly running a porn company out of their home — while a 7-year-old child was present, prosecutors said. The group not only filmed in front of the youngster, but also took sexually explic...
2019-05-30 14:34

Twitch's Artifact Category Is Porn-Filled Anarchy There are, as you are probably already aware, not many people playing Artifact, the digital card game that developer Valve recently decided to take back to the drawing board. Just a hundred or so people are playing it at any given moment, as of this ...
2019-05-29 10:17

Virginia updates its revenge porn law to include deepfakes With AI tools making it increasingly easy to create fake explicit images, the problem of revenge porn is only getting worse. Now, the state of Virginia has expanded its law against harassment through the sharing of sexual images to cover deepfake ima...
2019-07-02 12:34

Woman sues memory champ over ‘revenge porn’ A woman is suing an international memory champ from Queens for videotaping their sex romps — then posting the footage online as revenge for her getting married, according to court documents. The woman — identified as E.C. in her Queens Su...
2019-05-22 05:17

Nxivm jurors horrified looking at leader’s ‘kiddie porn’ Jurors seated on the trial of accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere appeared horrified Thursday as they were shown over a dozen sexually explicit images that prosecutors say depict a 15-year-old girl. FBI Special Agent Maegan Rees approached the jury...
2019-06-14 00:51

Keep calm and wank on: UK porn block delayed for the third time With less than a month to go until pornographic sites are forced to implement their own age-checking software for UK users, the government has delayed the rollout for the third time running in over a year, says Sky News. At the end of 2017, parliamen...
2019-06-20 15:17

Feds: Nearly 1,700 arrested in child porn, abuse crackdown WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says nearly 1,700 people have been arrested following a two-month crackdown aimed at targeting suspected child predators. Tuesday’s announcement caps the nationwide investigation conducted by federal, st...
2019-06-11 20:34

UK porn age-verification system faces indefinite delay Change due on 15 July likely to be postponed over legal issues with European commissionThe UK’s age-verification system for online pornography is expected to be delayed indefinitely, just weeks before it is due to be launched.The policy, which will r...
2019-06-20 11:34

UK Porn Block is 'pointless misleading and potentially dangerous' With just one month until the UK Porn Block comes into effect, a new report has warned that the government is failing to protect the privacy and security of those who view adult content online.The Open Rights Group has analyzed the BBFC's Age-ve...
2019-06-17 07:17

A Year Later, U.S. Government Websites Are Still Redirecting to Hardcore Porn Dozens of U.S. government websites appear to contain a flaw enabling anyone to generate URLs with their domains that redirect users to external sites, a handy resource for cyber criminals looking to infect users with malware or trick them into surren...
2019-06-11 00:34

Revisit the Sounds of Your Favorite Old Analog Gear at 'Conserve the Sound' I’m very glad to live in a time where I can just hop on the internet whenever, instead of having to dial up a number and wait for the modem to do its little connection concerto that took so long you could start dialing, go do something else, and walk...
2019-06-13 21:17

Mary-Louise Parker to Return to Broadway in ‘The Sound Inside’ The play, by Adam Rapp, is about a professor, a student, and a terrible diagnosis. It is scheduled to begin performances in September and to open in October....
2019-05-23 21:34

Amazon said to be launching new Echo speaker with premium sound next year Amazon is reportedly looking to offer an Echo that more directly competes with high-end speakers like the Sonos line of devices or Apple’s HomePod, according to a new report from Bloomberg. The speaker should be released sometime next year, acc...
2019-07-12 23:34

Two Fed policymakers sound inflation alarm, call for rate cuts Two U.S. central bankers on Friday sounded the alarm on sluggish U.S. inflation and called for immediate action in response, in what amounted to a broadside against the slim majority of Federal Reserve policymakers who are disinclined to support inte...
2019-06-21 17:34

Some in media sound alarm on Trump not yet endorsing Pence in 2024 Several members of the media believe there's "trouble in paradise" between President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence after Trump refrained from offering his endorsement to his running mate in 2024....
2019-06-15 01:51

On Delta, facial recognition boarding doesn't sound optional I listened as the gate agent tried to excite passengers about facial recognition boarding. He didn't mention they could opt out. This is how technology forces itself upon you....
2019-07-13 16:00

All these years later, The Sound Of Music remains one of the world's favorite things Studio executives probably lie awake at night, wishing something like The Sound Of Music would fall into their laps. There was plenty of reason to think the movie might be a success. It had a star, Julie Andrews, who’d just broken out with Mary Poppi...
2019-06-28 20:00

Spice Girls fans complain of 'awful' sound at Dublin gig Mel B acknowledges complaints about Croke Park comeback performanceThe Spice Girl Mel B has said she hopes the sound “will be much, much better” at the reformed band’s next show, following complaints about the first gig of their stadium reunion tour....
2019-05-25 15:17

Dr. John, of Voodoo Beads, Feathers and New Orleans Sound, Dies at 77 Born Malcolm Rebennack Jr., he was part of a pantheon of New Orleans keyboard wizards that also included Professor Longhair, James Booker and Fats Domino....
2019-06-07 04:34

Liz Cheney: Strzok-Page texts sound ‘like a coup,’ could be ‘treason’ Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo, said in an interview aired Sunday that text messages between former FBI investigators Peter Strzok and Lisa Page “sound an awful lot like a coup” and could even be treason....
2019-05-26 20:51

Broadway Babies Sound Off: Which 2019 Tony Awards Look Is Your Favorite? Broadway babies and fashionistas alike have to agree that Sunday night's Tony Awards was a very stylish affair. As musical stars and celebrities from all walks of life gathered in New......
2019-06-10 18:51

Scientists sound alarm after spate of rare whale deaths A half-dozen North Atlantic right whales have died in the past month, leading scientists, government officials and conservationists to call for a swift response to protect the endangered species....
2019-07-04 19:51

Godzilla: King of the Monsters review – sound, fury and stupidity A clunky sequel has rare moments of visual splendour but they can’t disguise a laughable script with a ramshackle narrativeIf there’s one positive outcome from Godzilla: King of the Monsters, the summer’s first inarguably bad blockbuster, it should b...
2019-05-28 23:17

Ultimate Ears' Wonderboom 2 gets better sound, longer battery life Two years ago, Ultimate Ears' launched a beefy Bluetooth speaker that offered 360-degree sound in the body the size of a soda can. Now, the company is updating the Wonderboom with design flourishes cribbed from the Boom 3, bigger sound and a lon...
2019-06-04 17:17

Ultimate Ears' Wonderboom 2 promises big sound in a small package Ultimate Ears has launched its latest portable speaker, the Wonderboom 2, the second generation of its popular waterproof speaker.The new speaker has been optimized for listening outdoors, with an 'Outdoor Boost' mode, an IP67 dustproof/wat...
2019-06-04 12:00

Amazon adds 2,500 recordings to the Alexa Skills Kit Sound Library Amazon has expanded the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) Sound Library with 2,500 new audio clips in 50 categories, up from 400 clips and 14 categories a year ago.Read More...
2019-06-21 18:17

How Sony and Dolby are Taking the Home Sound Experience to the Next Level Sony's Vertical Surround Engine and other customisations allow the company to differentiate its soundbars from Dolby Atmos-enabled offerings by other OEMs....
2019-07-03 07:17

Anker's Soundcore Infini Pro Is a Very Good Sound Bar. Just Ignore the Atmos. Amazon-native brands like Anker and RAVPower have been making basic, affordable sound bars for a while now, ceding the high-end ground to more established players like Vizio, Sony, and Sonos. But Anker’s new Soundcore Infini Pro is a definite incursi...
2019-06-11 02:00

Child porn ringleader killed in fight with fellow inmates MILAN, Mich. (AP) – A New York man sentenced to 40 years in prison as the leader of a child pornography ring died after a fight involving seven inmates at a federal detention center in Michigan, authorities said Friday. Christian Maire was involved i...
2019-06-18 02:00

JonBenét Ramsey’s former photographer indicted on child porn charges A former photographer of slain 6-year-old beauty queen JonBenét Ramsey has been indicted in Oregon on child pornography charges following a year-long investigation....
2019-07-13 08:51

Koran teacher gets 10 years for sending porn to teen student A married mosque teacher in Washington, DC will spend a decade behind bars for sending pornographic images to a 15-year-old girl with whom he was “absolutely” infatuated, a judge has ruled. Seitu Sulayman Kokayi, 30, of Alexandria, Virginia, was sent...
2019-07-01 19:17

Lawyers say Infowars host Alex Jones sent them child porn HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Lawyers for relatives of some victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting allege conspiracy theorist Alex Jones sent them electronic files containing child pornography as part of a defamation lawsuit against the Infowa...
2019-06-17 22:51

Jeffrey Epstein’s porn stash flourished thanks to NYPD: lawyer A lawyer for one of Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers ripped the NYPD on Tuesday for failing to monitor the Level 3 sex offender — and said the department’s flub may have contributed to his sick porn stash. “I’m really, really surprised that the NYPD let hi...
2019-07-16 21:00

Lawyer Gets 14 Years in Prison for Extorting Millions From Porn Pirates So ends one of the strangest piracy cases of the past few years, with lawyer turned lawbreaker Paul Hansmeier catching a whopping 168-month sentence for his role in a bizarre extortion scheme targeting internet users who downloaded porn.Read more......
2019-06-18 21:00

HBO porn drama The Deuce to climax with its final season this September Like Boogie Nights before it, the third season of David Simon’s The Deuce will explore the adult film industry’s transition from film into video, meaning that the series’ final go-around will plant us firmly in the 1980s. This much was clear in a new...
2019-07-13 04:17

Twitch sues hijackers who streamed porn and violent videos Twitch had a tough time getting troll streamers in control after they hijacked an unused category for Valve's Artifact. The hijackers livestreamed porn, pirated Game of Thrones episodes, other copyrighted material, violent videos and, perhaps mo...
2019-06-19 03:00

Former de Blasio staffer pleads guilty to child porn charge A former de Blasio administration staffer is expected to spend up to three years behind bars after pleading guilty Tuesday to possessing kiddie porn. Jacob Schwartz, 31, copped to the top count against him, promoting a sexual performance by a child, ...
2019-05-28 22:17

Virginia outlaws deepfakes in its efforts to curb revenge porn Revenge porn isn’t exactly a new phenomenon, but with advancements in AI, “deepfakes” — an AI-based technology used to digitally produce or alter realistic looking video content — are becoming increasingly harder to distinguish from real videos. To c...
2019-07-02 12:17

Court documents: Oro Valley man attached child porn to job application Courtesy: Oro Valley Police Department ORO VALLEY – A man was arrested after accidentally attaching child pornography to a job application, according to court documents. Paul Scalzitti, 72, submitted an application to an Oracle Road sandwich shop thr...
2019-06-18 03:17

Hentai Sites Go To War, Leaving Animated Porn's Future In Doubt A transfer of power at the internet’s biggest free anime porn site was supposed to finally make its copyright-infringing operations more legit. Instead, the takeover of Hentai Haven has spurred a civil war within the hentai community....
2019-07-09 13:17

Businessman in Mueller probe to face VA child porn charges NEW YORK (AP) — A Lebanese-American businessman who provided grand jury testimony to special counsel Robert Mueller has agreed to be transferred to Virginia to face child pornography charges. George Nader waived a preliminary hearing Tuesday in Brook...
2019-06-04 23:51

‘Manny’ arrested for molesting kids, possessing child porn SANTA ANA, Calif. — A 30-year-old Southern California man who says he works as a “manny” for families with young children is facing four felony counts of sexual assault involving children under the age of 14 and 10. Matthew Antonio Zakrze...
2019-05-24 08:34

Shelby County Man Pleads Guilty In Child Porn Case SHELBY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Shelby County man has pleaded guilty to receiving child pornography. Authorities say 62-year-old Joseph Gable pleaded guilty early this week to amended charges in Frankfort. In his plea agreement, Gable admitted ...
2019-06-22 15:51

We wade through fidget spinners and porn to bring you the best games for less than $1 right now on Steam Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Pl...
2019-06-28 08:34

Mel B addresses sound issues on first stop of Spice Girls tour after complaints Mel B is addressing complaints of sound issues at the Spice Girls first tour stop in Dublin, saying things will be "much better" at the next stop.        ...
2019-05-26 00:00

Trackers see great white shark in Long Island Sound for first time In a circumstance similar to the iconic film Jaws, a great white shark -- one of the most predatory types in the world -- has been detected for the first time in an estuary on the Northeast U.S. coast....
2019-05-22 04:34

Samsung Galaxy Buds update addresses Bluetooth and sound issues The second important update for Samsung's Galaxy Buds earphones comes three months after their launch. Unlike the previous one that added a couple of new features, the most recent update addresses some issues with Bluetooth connectivity and Ambient s...
2019-05-21 16:51

Spice Girls tour suffers 'awful' sound problems for second night Fans of the Spice Girls are demanding refunds after the girl group's long-anticipated reunion tour was plagued by sound problems for the second consecutive night....
2019-05-28 21:00

The Zippo-Case Klipsch Earbuds Actually Sound Pretty Dang Good To help its first truly wireless earbuds standout in an already crowded market, Klipsch drew inspiration from another iconic item also found in pockets: the Zippo. A charging case that looks like a lighter is undoubtedly a clever marketing gimmick, b...
2019-06-28 19:51

Spice Girls' comeback show marred by 'horrific' sound problems The Spice Girls have kicked off their eagerly-awaited reunion tour - but some fans were left disappointed after complaining of "horrific" sound problems at the show....
2019-05-25 11:34

Vettel: Modern F1 racing rules make drivers sound like lawyers Sebastian Vettel feels Formula 1 is no longer the sport he grew up enjoying and drivers now sound "like lawyers", following the penalty that cost him Canadian Grand Prix victory...
2019-06-10 00:34

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2019-07-04 03:00

Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 is expected to come with radical new camera and sound technologies The Note 10 and Note 10 Pro are likely to come with lots of cameras and lots of exciting imaging featuresAfter very subtly refining the design of the Galaxy S9+ to come up with the S Pen-wielding Note 9, it looks like Samsung might actually be cookin...
2019-06-20 12:34

Researchers are tracking a great white shark in Long Island Sound A 10-foot great white shark has been spotted deep in the Long Island Sound, one of the first marine researchers said they had ever tracked in the area....
2019-05-22 12:34

Early reactions make ‘The Lion King’ sound like the best Disney remake yet Disney is currently in the process of remaking many of its classic animated films with modern visual effects and live-action casts. Some have been more successful than others, but few, if any, have been as highly anticipated as The Lion King. How cou...
2019-07-10 20:34

Roblox’s famous ‘oof’ death sound allegedly came from a Tommy Tallarico game The Roblox death sound, a comical "oof" noise, has become famous to the game world's 90 million players. But Tommy Tallarico claims that he created it.Read More...
2019-06-22 21:51

Great White Shark Tracked In Long Island Sound For First Time Cabot's 500 pounds of churning white flesh sped though North Carolina waters last week, part of a group traversing shipwrecks, seeking bounties of fish....
2019-05-22 10:51

Trolls swamp unused Twitch category with pirated shows and porn Twitch just learned first-hand about the challenges of moderating live video. Trolls have hijacked the site's largely unused category for Valve's Artifact (which previously had few if any streamers) to livestream material that most definit...
2019-05-29 03:17

Twitch Buckles Down On Security After Artifact Page Gets Spammed With Memes And Porn Earlier this week, the Twitch category for Valve’s card game Artifact made a miraculous resurgence—but not for the right reasons. A horde of slavering meme lords were laying siege to Artifact’s abandoned e-fortress, flooding the Twitch category with ...
2019-05-30 23:17

Mueller probe witness busted for child porn gets FBI escort to court A key witness in former special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe is getting a VIP escort to Virginia federal court — in the backseat of a vehicle belonging to one of the FBI case agents who helped secure his arrest on charges of kiddie por...
2019-06-05 00:00

Child porn conviction leads to 15 years prison sentence for Arizona man TUCSON – Authorities say a Surprise man is headed to prison after he was convicted on child pornography charges. Raymond Luis Peltier, 43, was sentenced to fifteen years behind bars after being convicted on felony charges of Sexual Exploitation...
2019-06-08 10:51

Ex-Harvard track coach pleads guilty to child porn charge BOSTON (AP) — A former Harvard University assistant track coach who also coached at a suburban Boston high school has pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography. The U.S. attorney’s office in Boston says 71-year-old Walter Johnson, of Fr...
2019-06-12 16:00

Teen faces child porn charges for sending pals her own sex tape A Maryland court will decide whether a teen girl can be prosecuted on child porn charges after she allegedly sent pals a video of herself performing oral sex, according to reports. The 16-year-old girl — identified in court papers only as S.K. — was ...
2019-06-01 01:17

Mueller witness with ties to Trump transition indicted for kiddie porn A key witness in former special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe was busted Monday on a child pornography charge at JFK Airport — and got locked up overnight after a prosecutor said he was suspected of even worse sex crimes. George N...
2019-06-04 02:00

Woman in swimsuit invades Champions League final, promotes porn A woman in a swimsuit ran onto the pitch of Wanda Metropolitano just before the 20 minute mark of the Champions League final, in which Liverpool defeated the Tottenham Hotspur F.C., 2-0. Security soon ushered her off the field, and the fun stopped, a...
2019-06-02 05:51

Disney custodian thinks watching child porn is his constitutional right: cops A custodian at Florida’s Walt Disney World has been charged with possessing child pornography — and believes it’s his constitutional right to look at graphic photos and videos of kids online, authorities said. Paul G. Curley, 66, was arrested W...
2019-06-29 03:34

Manhattan woman claims ‘deranged’ boyfriend sent revenge porn to her parents, job A Manhattan woman says she endured years of abuse at the hands of a manipulative and vengeful Jekyll-and-Hyde-like ex-boyfriend who sent a trove of revenge porn to her parents and monitored work email because he thought she was cheating on him, a new...
2019-06-20 00:51

Leader of Mexico-based church accused of rape, child porn The head of a Mexican-based church estimated to have more than 1 million followers worldwide has been arrested in California and charged with crimes including human trafficking, child pornography production and rape of a minor....
2019-06-05 23:00

Facebook Screws Up a Critical Piece of Its Anti-Revenge Porn Tech At the end of 2017, Facebook announced a pilot program that lets users send the company their intimate photos and videos that they don’t want to be shared on its main platform as well as Instagram. Facebook said in March that it is using machine lear...
2019-05-31 18:34

Great white shark tracked in Long Island Sound off coast of Connecticut A great white shark was being tracked by an ocean data group while swimming in the Long Island Sound on Monday. The notorious fish, named Cabot, is 9 feet, 8 inches long and the first known great white spotted in the area off the coast of Connecticut...
2019-05-21 16:51

Mel B Addresses Sound Issues That Plagued Spice Girls' Reunion Tour Opener The Spice Girls reunion tour experienced its first major hiccup on its very first day. Returning band mates Mel B, Emma Bunton, Geri Halliwell Horner and Mel C took to the stage at Croke......
2019-05-25 23:51

Fleetwood Mac ticketholders demand refunds over sound system complaints at Wembley Stadium gig Fleetwood Mac concert-goers are demanding refunds after the iconic band performed at two London shows at Wembley Stadium on Sunday and Tuesday evening....
2019-06-19 18:00

Wedding bells sound sweet to Riske as she prepares to face Williams in quarters Alison Riske said she wished she could get married more often after crediting her upcoming nuptials for her barnstorming run at Wimbledon which has earned her a quarter-final date with fellow American Serena Williams....
2019-07-09 07:17

Website crashes while tracking great white shark in Long Island Sound A crush of fans looking to keep tabs on a great white shark spotted in the Long Island Sound apparently took a bite out of the website used to track the beast — which later re-emerged off the coast of the Hamptons. The shark tracker on OCEARCH, a Nov...
2019-05-22 00:51

Sound-enhancing Moto Mod scores huge 62 percent discount to drop to $29.99 price After heavily discounting multiple Moto Mods a number of times in recent months, Best Buy doesn't seem to be selling many of these neat feature-expanding accessories for Moto Z-series smartphones anymore. At the same time, B&H Photo Video is listing ...
2019-06-07 13:34

Instagram’s 'Solicitation' Policies Are Exposing Porn Performers to Harassment—and Financial Exploitation In late March, porn performer and sex worker activist Bella Bathory discovered that her Instagram account had vanished. A person going by the name “Omid” at-mentioned her on Twitter: “your IG account was deleted due to your porn activities,” it read,...
2019-06-06 19:17

Man gets 7 years for child porn, sentencing awaits after sexual crime against minor on plane Stephen Bradley Mell also pleaded guilty to third-degree endangering the welfare of a child by engaging in sexual relations with a female victim under the age of 16.        ...
2019-06-18 03:34

Twitch Sues Trolls Who Turned Artifact's Page Into A Porn-Riddled Disaster Late last month, the Twitch game category section dedicated to embattled Valve card game Artifact briefly rocketed back into relevance. That was almost entirely thanks to the concerted efforts of trolls, who created dummy channels and violated the he...
2019-06-18 05:34

Democratic megadonor Ed Buck now facing allegations of human trafficking, revenge porn Ed Buck, the California Democratic megadonor suspected in the deaths of two black men who suffered fatal crystal methamphetamine overdoses in his home 18 months apart, is now facing allegations of human trafficking and revenge porn, according to a ne...
2019-07-10 10:34

Food porn meets Hitchcock horror as seagull spies Maine chance Pepperdine professor photobombed by lobster mobster bird happy to see picture of roll reversal go viralAlicia Jessop knew Friday was going to be memorable, but she didn’t realize it would be a day she would never forget. Related: 'We live in a lobsto...
2019-06-10 05:17

Your Binge-Watching of Netflix and Porn Is Contributing to Millions of Tons of Emissions a Year Most days when I get home from work, I kick off my shoes and cozy up with some Netflix. Video streaming is kind of my go-to when I want to relax—and I’m far from alone. Each year, our collective video streaming results in carbon emissions equivalent ...
2019-07-12 23:51

Key Mueller probe witness George Nader arrested on child porn charge George Nader, a Middle East power broker who cooperated with former special counsel Robert Mueller's probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election, was arrested Monday on federal charge for allegedly transporting child pornography....
2019-06-04 04:17

LI creep busted for child porn, snapping shots of girl at Jones Beach A Long Island man was arrested on child pornography charges after getting caught snapping photos of a 5-year-old girl at Jones Beach State Park Saturday, officials said. The little girl’s mother noticed North Babylon resident John Meehan, 21, taking ...
2019-05-27 08:00

Twitch sues users who posted porn, racism, and more to Artifact stream page Enlarge / A capture shows the flood of "Ayaya" anime meme streams that took over Twitch's Artifact stream page in May. (credit: Know Your Meme) In a federal lawsuit filed last week, Twitch accuses 100 unnamed defendants of breaking its terms of ser...
2019-06-19 18:51

Virginia's Anti-Revenge Porn Law Now Covers Deepfakes and Other 'Falsely Created' Content A update to Virginia’s law against revenge porn banning the distribution of explicit videos and images that have been deepfaked—i.e., modified using machine learning algorithms to picture someone else—or otherwise created with the intent to “coerce, ...
2019-07-02 10:34

Ex-de Blasio employee who pleaded guilty to child porn charges sues city This political perv wants to get paid. A former de Blasio administration employee and ex-Young Democrat official who pleaded guilty last month to kiddie porn charges is suing the city for back pay. Jacob Schwartz, 31, faces one to three years behind ...
2019-06-23 18:17

Mel B responded to fans complaining about 'awful' sound during the Spice Girls' first reunion tour show Dave J. Hogan/Getty Images Spice Girls members Mel B (Scary Spice), Emma Bunton (Baby Spice), Geri Halliwell (Ginger Spice), and Melanie C (Sporty Spice) kicked off their Spice World tour by performing at Croke Park in Dublin, Ireland on Friday. Fan...
2019-05-26 01:17

Women Rappers Drag Jermaine Dupri By His Nose Hairs After He Alleges They All Sound 'Like Strippers' I have gone this far in 2019 without wondering even once what Jermaine Dupri thought about anything. Unfortunately, on Thursday, that streak came to an end when Dupri decided to share a wadded up Kleenex masquerading as a thought on his feelings abou...
2019-07-13 02:17

Christian school kindergarten teacher charged with sexual assault, soliciting child porn Shannon Griffin, a teacher at Jordan Baptist School near Chicago, was charged with criminal sexual assault and solicitation of child pornography.        ...
2019-07-04 00:17

Porn stars, artists, and sex workers protest at Instagram's HQ in opposition of the company's rules about nudity Light Rocket / Getty Images Sex workers, artists, and porn stars planned to protest outside of Instagram's Menlo Park HQ and New York City office on Wednesday in opposition of what they say are often wrongful deletions of their Instagram profiles. T...
2019-06-19 23:34

Alex Jones Offers $1 Million for Conviction in Alleged Child Porn Malware Attack InfoWars conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is back in the news after he alleged on Friday that someone sent him malware that embedded child pornography on his InfoWars servers. He’s offering $1 million for the arrest and conviction of whoever did it, if...
2019-06-16 00:34

Businessman featured in Mueller report faces child porn charge after arrest at JFK airport Lebanese-American businessman George Nader, 60, was arrested Monday morning at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.        ...
2019-06-04 06:51

Oregon State University warns students about creep posting pics to porn site A campus creep secretly shot dozens of videos of women from behind at Oregon State University and posted them on a porn website, according to a report Friday. School officials warned students and faculty members to be on the lookout for a sicko walki...
2019-06-07 21:51

Why cat people and dog people's personalities match those of their pet People's personalities often have more in common with their dog or cat than their friends, and now we know why owners and their animals are such a purr-fect match...
2019-07-05 16:00

Michael Avenatti pleads not guilty to ripping off book money from porn star Stormy Daniels Michael Avenatti pleaded not guilty to a charge of ripping off about $300,000 in book sales belonging to a former legal client, porn star Stormy Daniels. He is due to be arraigned later in connection with an alleged extortion effort against Nike....
2019-05-28 20:00

Michael Avenatti, ex-lawyer for porn star Stormy Daniels, indicted on Nike extortion attempt charges Controversial lawyer Michael Avenatti was indicted on charges of trying to extort athletic shoe giant Nike out of tens of millions of dollars by threatening to go public with embarassing information about the company....
2019-05-22 21:00

Alex Jones accused of threatening Sandy Hook lawyers after child porn found in his electronic files Electronic material that Infowars host Alex Jones turned over to families of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims who are suing him contained images of child pornography, according to a bombshell legal filing Monday....
2019-06-18 03:34

Former de Blasio administration employee sues city for unpaid wages after pleading guilty to child porn charges A former New York City employee under the de Blasio administration, who recently pleaded guilty to heinous child pornography crimes, is suing the city for unpaid wages....
2019-06-23 18:00

Deadspin Whoo Buddy, The Lakers Sound Like A Real Mess | Jezebel Olivia Jade Allegedly Knew Aunt Bec Deadspin Whoo Buddy, The Lakers Sound Like A Real Mess | Jezebel Olivia Jade Allegedly Knew Aunt Becky Bribed Her Way Into USC, After All | Splinter U.S. Army’s Call For Stories From Veterans Backfires Horribly | The Root O.J. Simpson’s Former Manage...
2019-05-28 22:34

The Million Dollar Listing New York Season 8 Trailer Is Full of Drama, Returning Faces and Real Estate Porn New season, new drama, new real estate porn. Yep, Million Dollar Listing New York is back for season eight with a special 90-minute premiere and changes are coming. In the exclusive......
2019-06-10 22:00

UN, global health agencies sound alarm on drug-resistant infections; new recommendations to reduce ‘staggering number’ of future deaths Deaths caused by infections from antibiotic-resistant bacteria will skyrocket over the next two decades, along with huge economic costs, without immediate, ambitious and coordinated action, the UN World Health Organization (WHO) and partners warned o...
2019-05-22 00:17

Watch Mindy Kaling Hilariously Roast Stephen Colbert After Getting Cut Off by His Apple Watch Whoops! Stephen Colbert won't make this mistake again. The late-night host had an embarrassing experience on Thursday's episode of The Late Show when his Apple Watch went off and......
2019-06-07 20:34

Not just vroomier: Hollywood composer of 'Rain Man' scores big sound for BMW concept car BMW's concept electric car, Vision M NEXT, has an engine sound designed by Hollywood composer Hans Zimmer.       ...
2019-07-03 16:17

Apple Watch: the ultimate guide to pick your next iPhone compatible watch Update: Your existing Apple Watch may be ready to get upgraded to the newly announced watchOS 6 in the next few months. You'll find some more details in the software section below...Donning an Apple Watch in 2019 is a little more tempting becaus...
2019-06-04 18:51

Samsung’s next watch could include the Apple Watch 4’s most incredible features It’s not yet clear when Samsung will release its next wearable, the Galaxy Watch Active 2, which some chatter suggests could launch in tandem with the Galaxy Note 10 unveiling next month. However, we at least have our first look at some of the ...
2019-07-05 07:17

'You sound just like your dad’: Giants WR Sterling Shepard hopes to honor late father's legacy Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard opens up on fatherhood, his football legacy and fighting all his life to protect those closest to him.       ...
2019-06-15 02:00

Quincy Jones Celebrates the Sound and Soul of Black Power with the Broad Museum's 'Soul of a Nation Celebration' Throughout the course of American history, black folks have relied on artistic expression to both anesthetize our pain and serve as a creative conduit....
2019-06-04 00:01

All Points East 2019: Fans complain first UK Strokes gig in four years 'ruined' by sound issues Fans of The Strokes have asked for their tickets to be refunded as they complained the band could not be heard during their headlining act at All Points East....
2019-05-26 12:00

Samsung Galaxy Watch 2 & Watch 2 Active rumor round-up: Price, release date, specs, features, and design Samsung already has a very healthy lineup of wearable devices. Aside from the flagship Galaxy Watch, which is getting a bit long in the tooth already, Samsung has the relative fresh Galaxy Watch Active and Galaxy Fit/Fit e wearables in the portfolio....
2019-07-02 14:34

Samsung Galaxy Watch 2 & Watch 2 Active rumor review: Price, release date, specs, features, and design Samsung already has a very healthy lineup of wearable devices. Aside from the flagship Galaxy Watch, which is getting a bit long in the tooth already, Samsung has the relative fresh Galaxy Watch Active and Galaxy Fit/Fit e wearables in the portfolio....
2019-07-02 18:51

Rich people hunt people who we're assuming aren't rich in teaser for Blumhouse's The Hunt One of our most anticipated flicks of the year might be The Hunt, a Blumhouse thriller that, like the Purge franchise before it, appears to have the 1% in its satirical crosshairs. Billed as an exploration of the “escalating aggressiveness between th...
2019-07-15 21:17

Apple Watch sale at Amazon: the Apple Watch 3 gets an $80 price cut If you've had your eye on the Apple Watch now is the time to snag a killer deal at Amazon. For a limited time, you can get the Apple Watch 3 38mm on sale for just $199. That's an $80 discount and the lowest price we've found for the se...
2019-05-29 19:51

Apple Watch sale: Walmart has the Apple Watch 3 back down to $199 Memorial Day sales are officially here, and Walmart has discounted a variety of best-selling tech items. A standout deal from the sale event is the Apple Watch 3 that's currently on sale for $199. That's an $80 discount and the lowest price...
2019-05-23 20:17

Apple Watch 3 vs Apple Watch 4: which wearable is for you? If you’re after an Apple Watch, then chances are you’re considering the Apple Watch 4 or the Apple Watch 3. Both are still sold by Apple and they look superficially similar.However, there are a number of differences between them. So to ...
2019-06-22 20:51

Why did people line up to buy this new CPU? AMD has a lineup of new CPUs out now, but good luck finding them. Eager fans lined up at stores around the world to get in on the excellent new products.Read More...
2019-07-11 04:34

When Important People Die, He’s There You’ve probably never heard of Robert M. Boetticher Sr., but he has helped arrange the funeral services of multiple presidents, first ladies and celebrities....
2019-05-21 21:34

How to Help Your Kid Find Their People My 6-year-old daughter has been complaining about a girl at school. She plays with her often, but lately, she has been frustrated with the way she cuts her off when she’s talking and dismisses her need for “space.” I’ve tried to give her tools to com...
2019-06-05 17:34

Kia e-Niro: the EV for the people The Kia e-Niro does what few of the current crop of electric vehicles can manage. It offers a complete EV (electric vehicle) experience for the people. While Tesla may still be pushing the boundaries of EVs, its cars come with a price tag which puts ...
2019-07-06 17:34

How to Help the People of Sudan June has been a violent month in Sudan’s capital of Khartoum, as peaceful protestors demonstrating for a civilian-led government have been attacked in the streets by paramilitary forces. It’s been estimated that more than 100 people have been killed ...
2019-06-20 19:17

Wealthy people think they’re better than others, even when they’re not Well, this is rich. Research published online Monday in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology found that people in higher social classes tend to think they are more adept at certain tasks — even when they are not — than their lower-class p...
2019-05-21 16:00

Can people die from rheumatoid arthritis? A person cannot die directly as a result of rheumatoid arthritis, but the condition can lead to life-threatening health complications. Learn about the factors involved and methods of preventing complications here....
2019-06-20 01:17

What will your digital footprint tell people about you when you die? From exposing sexual secrets to repairing a bad image, the digital afterlife and who controls it matters in unexpected ways, as a fascinating new book explains...
2019-06-23 17:34

Why people get headaches from looking at buildings It's three o'clock. You're at work, struggling to focus during the afternoon lull. You gaze out of your office window, hoping for some relief, but instead you feel a headache coming on....
2019-07-01 13:51

Why do people laugh in their sleep? A person may laugh in their sleep due to odd dreams or sleep disorders. Rarely, the cause is a neurological condition. Sleep laughing can also be normal, especially in babies. Learn more about laughing during sleep here....
2019-06-01 12:17

Killing Eve season two: is it as bad as some people are saying? The new series following a sociopathic assassin is catching some flak online, with the lack of Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s writing being blamed for a drop in quality. Which is understandable, if unfairThis weekend, 3.7 million people tuned in to watch the...
2019-06-12 04:17

How many people did it take to colonize Australia? A new study suggests that the first humans to move into Australia and New Guinea came in larger numbers—and perhaps with more of a plan—than some researchers previously thought. People have lived in Australia and New Guinea since at least 60,000 year...
2019-06-19 22:17

Infographic: People still have no idea what IoT actually is While the majority of people own Internet of Things devices, many don't have a good understanding of what the technology is, according to a Metova report....
2019-06-12 19:51

Three more people die on Mount Everest Three people died descending from Mount Everest on Thursday, increasing the death toll for the week to seven. Climbers hoping to make it to the top of the mountain are forced to wait for hours at 26,200 feet in freezing temperatures in what’s known a...
2019-05-24 21:51

Over 50 people given oath of citizenship in NYC Fifty-two citizenship candidates from over 25 countries took the Oath of Allegiance to become America's newest citizens Tuesday during a naturalization ceremony held at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum in New York. (July 2)     &#...
2019-07-03 14:17

Facebook Will Ban Ads That Tell People in US Not to Vote Facebook will ban ads that discourage people from voting ahead of the 2020 US presidential election, according to its second annual Civil Rights Audit published on Sunday....
2019-07-01 13:00

One in every 108 people on the planet has been displaced More than 70 million people have been forced to flee their homes due to violence or persecution, the United Nations has said, as the global migrant crisis pushed the number of displaced people to a new all-time high....
2019-06-19 11:51

Facebook will ban ads that tell people in U.S. not to vote Facebook Inc will ban ads that discourage people from voting ahead of the 2020 U.S. presidential election, according to its second annual Civil Rights Audit published on Sunday....
2019-07-01 03:51

White People Are Boring Soggy toilet paper sheet repurposed as a mesh romper for bougie chipmunks David Brooks emerged from his seltzer waterbed today to warn us that the Democrats will definitely lose the Presidential election if we don’t remember to be as damp as he is. H...
2019-06-29 00:51

One million people are diagnosed with an STI every day, according to WHO Hearing that you’ve contracted a sexually transmitted infection is obviously not great news, but it’s a reality for up to a million people every single day. A new report from the World Health Organization emphasizes the insanely high rate...
2019-06-07 09:34

Boeing may rebrand the 737 Max so people are willing to fly in it again Boeing has a serious problem on its hands. After a pair of fatal crashes that claimed hundreds of lives, the company’s 737 Max jetliner has been seriously tarnished. Nobody really wants to fly on the planes, even if Boeing can figure out how to...
2019-06-19 05:17

What to do if you feel people hate you Some people feel like others hate them, even when they do not. There are many potential causes of this feeling. Solutions include resolving the underlying conditions causing the symptoms and adopting coping strategies. Learn more here....
2019-07-11 00:01

The #1 Account All Wealthy People Have (That You Probably Don't) Wealthy people take advantage of all the tax breaks they can get. This little used retirement account is how they are able to accumulate millions for retirement....
2019-05-21 15:51

Why More And More Millennials Are Choosing To Become 'Pod People' PodShare is a service that creates compact, dorm-like buildings that hold about 10 to 30 people. All the residents share a communal area, kitchen and bathrooms - and more and more millennials are......
2019-05-22 03:51

People with narcolepsy may be more creative because of how they sleep Creativity tests reveal that people with narcolepsy are more inventive, perhaps because they rapidly enter the dream state in which we have unusual experiences...
2019-06-18 20:00

CDC: Pig ear dog treats are making people sick The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Food and Drug Administration and local health officials are investigating salmonella outbreaks in 13 states that may have been caused by pig ear dog treats....
2019-07-05 22:51

Older people use more energy - and it's not just because of wealth The average age is rising around the world - a demographic shift that could pose a significant challenege toefforts to rein in emissionns and climate change...
2019-05-21 18:34

The 7 Funny People Reshaping Comedy Right Now Jaboukie Young-White, the "It's a Guy Thing" crew, Zach Fox, Saturday Night Live’s freshest voice, and more headline a whole new class of joke-makers....
2019-06-03 15:51

Sprint 5G arrives where people actually live Sprint’s 5G network for phones just went live yesterday in what’s becoming the biggest competitive market for 5G: Chicago. And, it’s offering a very different package from what we’ve seen from Verizon’s 5G network.&...
2019-07-12 19:17

NASA is going back to the moon but most people in the US don't want to Most people in the US don’t support going to the moon or Mars, according to a recent survey, but about half say they’d take a trip to orbit Earth if given the chance...
2019-06-21 19:01

Snakebites kill at least 80,000 people per year and probably more Statesman and former United Nations secretary general Kofi Annan once called snakebites “the biggest public health crisis you’ve never heard of.” The World Health Organization is looking to change that....
2019-05-23 15:34

Nine people die in Hawaii plane crash No survivors in crash on the North Shore of Oahu after plane burst into flamesNine people died when a small plane used in a sky dive operation crashed on Oahu on Friday night, officials in Hawaii said.There were no survivors after the twin engine Kin...
2019-06-22 14:34

Same Diet Has Different Effects On 2 Different People: Study A new study has confirmed this belief through a study that showed that the same meal plan will not show the same results for two people even as genetically similar to each other as twins....
2019-06-11 16:00

Dear White People, How You Like Your Grits? OK, OK, OK, I have a confession—the headline is a tad misleading as I don’t really care how white people like their grits or whether they know what a grit is. This is really about that Justin Simien show on Netflix. Ha! Gotcha!...
2019-06-19 16:34

How People Talked About iTunes When it First Launched It’s official. Apple announced yesterday that it would begin killing off iTunes, one of the company’s most important software products ever. And, to be honest, there isn’t much love lost, since iTunes has become widely reviled by most users in recent...
2019-06-04 21:00

I Can't Deal With People Getting Ahead Of Me In MMOs Earlier today, my Kotaku coworker Heather Alexandra posted what I am sure was an amazing and insightful look at the end of Final Fantasy XIV’s Shadowbringers expansion. An ending that I’m still a level and a half and a whole bunch of quests away from...
2019-07-11 21:51

Bacteria keeps people off Mississippi beaches Toxic bacteria are keeping swimmers out of the water on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Polluted Midwest floodwaters have fed an outbreak of cyanobacterium, which can cause rashes, diarrhea and vomiting. (July 9)        ...
2019-07-09 16:51

Dutch airline KLM calls for people to fly less The Netherlands’ national airline urges people to ‘fly responsibly’ and to invest in its carbon-offsetting schemeDutch airline KLM has launched a campaign asking people to fly less. The video and open letter from CEO Pieter Elbers asks: “Do you alway...
2019-07-11 14:34

Outriders is a cooperative shooter from People Can Fly Outriders is the latest People Can Fly Game. The studio is best known for Bulletstorm on the Xbox 360, and now it's making a modern, multiplayer shooter.Read More...
2019-06-11 07:00

The Perfect Squad Size Is 3 People If you were paying attention to this week’s E3 announcements and also care about co-operative games, you might have noticed something: There are a lot of three-player co-op games. Rainbow Six Quarantine, the new Escape mode for Gears 5, even Battleto...
2019-06-15 02:00

Why so many people are dying on top of Mount Everest Mount Everest. It's big. It's dangerous — and, more and more, it's crowded. In fact, the world's tallest mountain is getting so crowded with climbers, spring 2019 is shaping up to be one of the mountain's deadliest climbing s...
2019-06-08 00:34

Is your cybersecurity training reaching the right people? Cybersecurity training should be targeted so it changes behaviours to minimise cyber harm. As the Victorian government found, the most appropriate targets might not be who you first think....
2019-06-03 08:17

Should You Get Amazon's New Card for People With Bad Credit? If you have bad credit or no credit and really love shopping with Amazon, ecommerce’s big daddy has a new credit card option to consider....
2019-06-10 22:34

For the Love of God, Stop Glamorizing These People On Thursday, Los Angeles magazine published an interview with Louise Linton, the wife of Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin. Linton, a wannabe actress, got some bad press for her out-of-touch Instagram posts and dressing like a super villain while hold...
2019-06-14 15:51

And Then There Was One: Three People Lived in This Village Until Two Were Murdered. Thirty years ago, 200 people lived in the Moldovan village of Dobrusa. But most have since left or died. After a twin killing in February, there’s only one survivor still standing....
2019-07-15 09:51

Over 5 million people without power across Ohio The National Weather Service says there are more 70,000 power outages across the state of Ohio, affecting over 5 million people. The service tweeted Tuesday morning that to send reports of outages via social media or email if possible. It also says t...
2019-05-28 14:17

Why are so many people dying in US prisons and jails? The number of Americans dying while incarcerated has surged while the US prison population has increased by 500% over the last 40 yearsOn 10 July 2015, 28-year-old Sandra Bland was pulled over in Prairie View, Texas, for what she was told by Texas st...
2019-05-26 11:17

Rich People Sad, Hook It to My Veins Rich guys are always winning in politics—not just when they run for office, but also when they want laws passed and bills defeated. In the rare instances where they do not win, they are shocked that they did not. And it is very funny when this happen...
2019-06-13 20:17

More young people suffering from strokes (WMC) Many people associate a stroke diagnosis with older patients, but doctors say younger people are at risk too. Stephanie Buntin is a 39-year-old mother, living in Memphis, Tennessee. For the most part, she and her family live a healthy life. But...
2019-06-20 22:17

What Can The Raptors Possibly Do To Make People Believe The Lie? The Raptors took down the Bucks on Saturday, 100-94, to clinch an NBA Finals berth for the first time in franchise history. With that series victory, Toronto seemingly vanquished the infamous Drake curse, exorcised the demons of past postseason failu...
2019-05-26 21:34

Mastercard to allow transgender people to use chosen name NEW YORK (AP) — Mastercard will allow transgender people to use their chosen names on credit cards in an effort to combat discrimination at the cash register. That means that the name on the credit card owned by a transgender person could be differen...
2019-06-17 20:17

EV Credits Mostly Go Towards Rich People Who Would Buy EVs Anyway: Study Most beneficiaries of the federal government’s electric vehicle tax credit would have bought an electric vehicle anyways even if they didn’t receive a subsidy, according to a new working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research....
2019-06-04 21:51

Fit in my 40s: keep on running – and help the planet (and people), too | Zoe Williams With Good Gym you could help at a community garden, say, or visit an older person while you work out• Fitness tips: three eco-friendly ways to work outYou can do one of three things with Good Gym: a mission run, where you run with others to an older ...
2019-06-29 08:51

How people are using apps to save money Play to save. That’s the name of the game for some people looking for easy incentives to stash away a little extra cash without thinking twice about it. Before Mike Pearson, 37, and his wife planned a trip to the Bahamas last year, they downloaded a ...
2019-07-03 22:00

The US must stand with the people of Hong Kong But for policies to be effective we must keep in mind how US actions affect the debate within China, where there is vigorous struggle over the country’s futureAs the United States engages in an increasingly heated debate over policy towards China – t...
2019-06-15 09:00

These are the 56 people who signed the Declaration of Independence Some of the signers are world famous – among them Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, and John Adams – and some are obscure.        ...
2019-07-04 14:00

Hey brewers, what do people misunderstand about beer? Like most of the world’s most delicious substances—wine, salt, butter, bread—beer is deceptively simple. At its most basic, it’s just water, yeast, hops, and malt. But it’s the way brewers manipulate the ingredients that turns them into something hum...
2019-06-13 01:34

4 Your Health: More people are committing suicide Suicide has increased by more than a third since 1999. The number of people dying by suicide is on the rise. That is according to a new study from the CDC. According to the report, the suicide rate has risen by a third since 1999. The increase was se...
2019-06-20 22:17

Twitter Is Ratting You Out to the People You Unfollowed If you unfollow someone on Twitter right now, Twitter might send them a notification. Thanks to the bug, which has been active for over a week now, user X might get a “Y followed you” notification when Y actually unfollowed X. Twitter has told multip...
2019-06-20 19:17

How to Protect Your Free Time From Other People Most of us have very little unscheduled time in our days—and it’s hard to keep that time unscheduled. For every precious free evening we hope to put towards finally reading that book, cleaning that closet, or simply sitting on the couch doing nothin...
2019-07-10 21:34

The German constitution: Putting people first The radical humanism of the German Basic Law is still startling today, 70 years after it was adopted. Its approach was a response to the bitter experiences of National Socialism....
2019-05-23 06:17

The Tokyo neighbourhood where people come to disappear For hundreds of years people have come to Sanya in search of labouring jobs, shelter and a sense of belonging – but the area is changing fast, and its residents are struggling to adaptAt first sight, Sanya looks much like any other Tokyo suburb: well...
2019-06-14 23:51

19 people share their 'coming out' stories Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images Coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or gender non-binary is a personal experience. Not everyone is in a position where they can be certain they will receive support. INSIDER highlighted different personal ...
2019-05-28 01:00

The Dodgers Did What They Are Built To Do: Hurt People You can look at what happened to the Mets in Los Angeles last night—blowing an 8-3 lead in the final three innings and getting walked off by the Dodgers—as yet another example of the hopeless and bumbling Mets hopelessly bumbling to an embarrassing r...
2019-05-30 21:17

Iran defends execution of gay people The US and Germany have condemned Iran after its foreign minister defending the policy of execution for gay people. The issue erupted after a pointed question from a German reporter....
2019-06-12 12:34

Will Congress put three people out of work for each one it helps? Should the national minimum wage be raised gradually from the current $7.25 per hour to $15 per hour by 2025, as proposed by the Raise the Wage Act? The Congressional Budget Office has shed some new light on the debate surrounding this high-profile b...
2019-07-16 21:34

Why High-Class People Get Away With Incompetence People who came from higher social classes were more likely to have an inflated sense of their skills, a new study found. This overconfidence was interpreted by strangers as competence....
2019-05-21 16:00

People are going wild for this $1,200 ‘garden igloo’ on Amazon Chill in your igloo this summer. A number of retailers like Amazon and Walmart are selling a variety of clear domes that resemble igloos that you put in your yard — “garden igloos” if you will. There’s this 12-foot, $1,200 “Garden Dome Igloo” that th...
2019-07-02 01:00

We don’t know enough about space radiation to send people to Mars Mankind seems destined to one day set foot on Mars. NASA and other space agencies around the world are already making big plans for sending humans to the Red Planet, but we’re not nearly ready to actually stick human travelers in a ship and send them...
2019-06-05 01:34

Does air pollution really kill nearly 9 million people each year? A study claims that air pollution causes 9 million "extra" deaths worldwide each year, including 800,000 in Europe – which is double previous estimates...
2019-05-21 17:51

The Twitch Streamers Who Put People To Sleep (Literally) I don’t know if I’ve ever been fully conscious for an entire David “Dog” Caero Twitch stream. The Hearthstone personality (and now inaugural Masters Tour champion) lives in Nevada, which means that when he hits the internet, it’s already twilight in ...
2019-07-13 06:17

More than 30m people have watched Netflix's Murder Mystery – why? The critics might have hated it, but this Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler-starring Agatha Christie pastiche broke the record for Netflix’s biggest opening weekendDespite the critics (mostly) hating it, we now know that 30.9m Netflix account-holders...
2019-06-19 19:00

Which natural treatments can help people with breast cancer? A number of natural and complementary therapies can help support a person’s mind and body during breast cancer treatment and may also help alleviate medication side effects. However, these therapies cannot replace standard treatment for breast cancer...
2019-07-02 02:51

Over 2000 people win single lottery after picking 0-0-0-0 A group of lottery players in North Carolina couldn’t be happier to be a bunch of total zeros. More than 2,000 players won the Pick 4 lottery in the Tar Heel state on Saturday when they all chose the winning numbers: 0-0-0-0. About half the 2,...
2019-06-24 09:34

'Dota Underlords' has more people playing now than 'Artifact' ever did Just a day after going live, the Dota Underlords beta is off to a great start. According to stats from SteamDB, as of Friday night it had over 84,000 players at once -- higher than Valve's troubled Dota 2 spinoff Artifact ever had. It topped out...
2019-06-22 13:34

Three people injured during running of the bulls in Spain Three people were hospitalized, including one gored, Sunday after the first day of the famed Running of the Bulls festival in Pamplona, northern Spain....
2019-07-07 17:00

Eleven people graduate from Drug Court TUCSON- Eleven people celebrated success by graduating from Pima County’s Drug Court and Drug Treatment Program on Thursday, June 6th. DTAP is a three year program for non-violent, repeat drug offenders. The program provides rehab and support s...
2019-06-07 11:00

Just a Florida Republican Musing About Killing Gay People In audio released by the Pensacola State Journal on Friday, Florida Republican State Rep. Mike Hill can be heard casually discussing the possibility of introducing legislation to kill gay people....
2019-06-01 01:51

The Latest: Mother says 4 people to be tried over MH17 crash THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the probe into the downing of flight MH17 (all times local): 12:20 p.m. The mother of one of the victims says at least four suspects are to be tried for murder over the 2014 downing of Malaysia Flight 17.  ...
2019-06-19 12:51

Scientists Confirm All Black People Look Alike Instead of curing deadly diseases like cancer, AIDS or racism, researchers at some of California’s top universities came together to explore one of the most mysterious subjects in the category of shit we already knew anyway—namely, that white people ...
2019-07-06 17:17

Drones to Carry People Have Yet to Take Off, but They Will Have a Place to Land A small group of entrepreneurs is betting that once the next generation of autonomous, people-carrying drones take off, they will need a place to land. Investors say it is important to start securing sites so that landing pads are available when the ...
2019-06-11 18:34

First impressions: The OnePlus 7 is a ‘flagship’ for people who can resist the Pro A few weeks ago, OnePlus released its most extravagant phone yet, the OnePlus 7 Pro. Now, it’s time for its more vanilla variant, the OnePlus 7. While OnePlus blew us off with the new design and a stunning screen with the Pro version, this one’s just...
2019-05-31 15:00

New Survey Says: Politicians Don’t Care About Black People Tired of politicians talking at, about, but never to, black people, a bevy of organizations joined to conduct the largest survey of black people in the United States since Reconstruction, entitled More Black than Blue: Politics + Power in the 2019 Bl...
2019-05-28 21:00

Nigeria oil tanker explosion kills at least 50 people At least 50 people died, and 101 people were injured after they rushed to scoop fuel from an overturned tanker and the vehicle exploded in central Nigeria, officials said Tuesday....
2019-07-02 22:00

Why did people take iodine pills after Chernobyl exploded? In the HBO miniseries " Chernobyl ," the Soviet nuclear physicist Ulana Khomyuk (a composite character played by Emily Watson) realizes that there's been a massive release of radioactive material somewhere nearby and immediately pops an iodine pill ....
2019-06-05 17:51

Ann Widdecombe: 'Oppressed people turning on the oppressors' Ann Widdecombe has told the European Parliament there is a "long history" of "slaves against their owners" and revolt against the colonies which, she says, mirrors Brexit....
2019-07-04 22:00

Carbon monoxide leak hospitalizes 46 people Authorities in Canada say a carbon monoxide leak at a hotel in Winnipeg, Manitoba has sent 46 people to the hospital, with at least 15 of them in critical condition. (July 9)        ...
2019-07-10 06:34

Many Google Duplex calls are from real people instead of AI Google's Duplex reservations might be more widely available, but that doesn't mean the AI is ready to handle every call. The company has confirmed to the New York Times that about 25 percent of the Assistant-based calls start with a human ...
2019-05-23 05:51

A million people a day get sexual infections, WHO warns More than a million people every day worldwide catch a sexually transmitted infection, with rates of chlamydia, gonorrhoea, trichomoniasis and syphilis the most worrying, the World Health Organization said on Thursday....
2019-06-06 16:17

How your period is making other people rich – video Menstrual cycles have historically been a personal topic. But with the rise of period-tracking apps, intimate knowledge of women's bodies has become big business, with marketers using the data women and girls put into their phones to exploit their ho...
2019-06-21 03:51

Here's What People Thought of Amazon When It First Launched in the Mid-1990s Amazon was founded on July 5, 1994, and launched its online store in 1995, letting people buy books from the comfort of their homes. Twenty-five years after its inception, Amazon now sells everything from taco holders shaped like dinosaurs to tongue ...
2019-07-03 16:51

Lee Iacocca gave people what they wanted, whether they knew it or not Lee Iacocca, who died Tuesday, sold America on the Mustang, the minivan and Chrysler, turning the automaker around through genius salesmanship.       ...
2019-07-03 17:51

Mass strike shuts down city of 2M people The streets of the Sudanese capital were mostly deserted Sunday, the first day of the country's Islamic working week, amid a mass general strike called by opposition groups....
2019-06-10 12:34

The tech empowering disabled people in cities Cities are difficult to navigate at the best of times, but for people with disabilities they can be like an obstacle course and a maze wrapped into one....
2019-05-30 06:17

Australians care if politicians tell lies, but people in the US don't Fact-checking politicians' statements alters both the views and the voting intentions of people in Australia – but makes far less difference in the US...
2019-05-21 21:00

Smithsonian's first black leader: 'There are still doors people can't get in' Lonnie Bunch, named the 14th secretary of the Washington DC institution, aims to define Americanness through diverse storiesThe corridor of power at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington is lined with framed portraits of its past leaders – a succ...
2019-05-29 14:34

Some people have slightly squashed heads thanks to Neanderthal DNA Many people carry Neanderthal DNA that can affect brain cell growth and the insulation around neurons – and that may have a small impact on brain performance...
2019-05-21 21:00

More than a third of people in the Americas may have obstructive sleep apnea (Reuters Health) - Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may affect as many as 37% of adults in North, Central and South America, according to a review of epidemiological studies presented June 9 at Sleep 2019, the annual meeting of the Associated Profession...
2019-06-19 21:00

Record 70.8 Million People Displaced At End Of 2018: UN More than 70 million people were counted last year as displaced from their homes, a record that underestimates the real number of refugees and asylum seekers, the UN said Wednesday....
2019-06-19 22:00

People in China have more salt in their diet than anyone else in world People in China consume 10 grams of salt each day on average – the most of any country and twice the level recommended to avoid risks including stroke...
2019-07-12 02:17

Roland Mouret: “My Fashion Is To Help People, Not Destroy Them” The designer tells Vogue about his “Women in Mouret” photography series – a celebration of independent female voices who inspire the designer on a personal level and in the studio...
2019-06-22 00:51

Uber Copter Is Here For People Worth $400 an Hour Uber is a modest company with modest goals. It simply wants to change how people get around and also get New Yorkers from Manhattan to John F. Kennedy Airport in less than half an hour. I’m still not entirely sure how it plans to accomplish the forme...
2019-06-07 00:51

E3 2019: Are video games for people like you? You betcha Enjoying video games isn't exclusively for pre-pubescent boys or millennials. The term "gamer" includes many of us across generations and genders.       ...
2019-06-11 13:51

Mastercard to Let Trans and Non-Binary People Use Their Preferred Name Mastercard is introducing the “True Name” card, which allows debit and credit users to choose to have their chosen name listed on their card—even if it doesn’t match their legal name....
2019-06-19 22:34

Ukraine's Volodymyr Zelenskiy: 'We are all Ukrainians, we are all the same people' Ahead of the EU-Ukraine summit on July 8, the Ukrainian president tells DW that he is prepared to do everything he can to achieve peace in eastern Ukraine....
2019-07-06 00:17

When good guys do bad things to evil people In the 2009 film “Inglourious Basterds,” Brad Pitt, as 1st Lt. Aldo Raine, leads a merry band of Jewish American Nazi-hunters. In one particularly gruesome scene, a captured Nazi officer who refuses to cooperate is bludgeoned to death with a baseball...
2019-05-31 08:34

'Good Samaritans should not be prosecuted for helping people' Amnesty International's latest report from the US-Mexico border focuses on activists looking to assist would-be migrants. Its author Brian Griffey says some of the state's steps amount to "contempt for the rule of law."...
2019-07-02 20:00

Pregnant People Are the Ultimate Endurance Athletes Carrying an 8-pound being inside your body during the entirety of waking hours is a super-human feat, probably as physically draining as running 5,000 marathons over a terrain of hot coals and quick sand. Now research more or less backs this up: A ne...
2019-06-06 20:17

Ava DuVernay: Real People Aren’t Seeing Most Movies For our project on the future of movies, the director has harsh words for the industry. A theater “is not the reality of most people’s experience with film.”...
2019-06-20 18:51

11,000 People Who Prepare Your Airline Food Are Considering a Strike A shortage of controllers hastened the end of the government shutdown this year. Now catering employees hope a similar dynamic will help them win better pay....
2019-06-04 19:17

Pixel 3a review: the people’s Google phone? Great camera and software make a bargain, let down only by middling performance and battery Google’s latest phone, the Pixel 3a, offers the firm’s fantastic camera and software for less than £400, cutting a few corners on the way.The pitch for the Pi...
2019-05-21 16:17

Measles is killing more people in the DRC than Ebola—and faster Enlarge / A man receives a vaccine against Ebola from a nurse outside the Afia Himbi Health Center on July 15, 2019 in Goma. (credit: Getty | PAMELA TULIZO ) As the world anxiously monitors the outbreak of Ebola in Democratic Republic of the Congo...
2019-07-16 04:51

One giant ... lie? Why so many people still think the moon landings were faked It all started with a man called Bill Kaysing and his pamphlet about ‘America’s $30bn swindle’ ...It took 400,000 Nasa employees and contractors to put Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the moon in 1969 – but only one man to spread the idea that it w...
2019-07-10 07:51

Google’s Duo launches video calls with up to 8 people Google Duo users worldwide can now make video calls with up to 8 people and create video messages personalized with text, emojis, and drawings.Read More...
2019-05-24 02:51

In Los Angeles, only people of color are sentenced to death The county’s prosecutor has won death sentences for 22 defendants, none of them white, report showsLos Angeles has sentenced more people to death than any other county in the US, and only people of color have received the death penalty under the regi...
2019-06-18 18:51

"Always Had Faith In People": PM In First Mann Ki Baat Of Second Term Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who, in his last Mann Ki Baat promised to return before long, today said he could make the promise because he "had faith in the people". In the first edition of his......
2019-06-30 10:00

Trump on UK visit: 'People had never seen the Queen have a better time' US president claims he had ‘automatic chemistry’ with the British monarchThe US president, Donald Trump, has boasted about having “automatic chemistry” with the Queen during his state visit to the UK.Trump, during an interview with Fox News, said peo...
2019-06-07 22:51

Brave now lets you tip people on Twitter with cryptocurrency You can now tip your favorite Twitter users directly with cryptocurrency with the latest build of the Chromium-based open source browser Brave. The latest Nightly build of Brave will let users send digital tokens as a tip to tweeters of their choosin...
2019-05-24 19:00

How China Is Planning to Rank 1.3 Billion People China has a radical plan to influence the behavior of its 1.3 billion people: It wants to grade each of them on aspects of their lives to reflect how good (or bad) a citizen they are. Versions of the so-called social credit system are being tested in...
2019-06-04 12:00

Trump says Russia has pulled ‘most of their people’ from Venezuela ​President Trump said in a tweet that Russia has pulled “most of their people from Venezuela,” where President Nicolas Maduro continues to cling to power despite an ongoing humanitarian crisis and turmoil. ​Russia, which has energy invest...
2019-06-04 02:00

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

Two people drown during swimming lesson in Far Rockaway Two swimmers — a man and a woman — drowned in the waters off Far Rockaway on Tuesday night, police sources said. Police received a 911 call about 10:20 p.m. reporting two bodies floating in the water off Beach 9th Street near Seagirt Boul...
2019-07-10 07:51

People smoked pot to get high 2,500 years ago, study says Getting high on marijuana may not be a modern pastime, as archaeologists have found the earliest clear evidence to date that people were smoking cannabis for its psychoactive properties some 2,500 years ago....
2019-06-13 18:00

Three people shot in Brooklyn, two in critical condition Three people were shot in Brooklyn Friday afternoon and two of the victims are now fighting for their lives, police said. The FDNY responded to 418 Chester Street near Livonia Avenue in Brownsville around 5:43 p.m. to a report of multiple people shot...
2019-06-29 02:00

7 people die in military helicopter crash in Venezuela A Venezuelan military helicopter crashed on Saturday in Hatillo, a municipality near Caracas, killing all seven on board, according to a statement released by the Ministry of Defense....
2019-05-21 16:17

Uber-rich: the wealthy people who will get even wealthier from IPO Ride-hailing app valued at $80bn, below its initial target – but it will still make billions for some early investorsUber on Thursday priced its shares at $45 each on its Wall Street debut, valuing the company at a disappointing $82bn.While its value...
2019-05-21 16:17

This is the age most people start thinking about their dream wedding Seven in ten married Americans knew what they wanted their wedding day to look like… before they had even met their spouse. A study examining 2,000 Americans’ wedding wishes and aspirations found that men were actually MORE likely (eight percent more...
2019-06-18 04:00

Wyze’s $20 security cams can now identify people I’m a huge fan of Wyze’s security cameras. I’ve used them for a few months. They’re dead simple, and delightfully cheap. And now they’re getting a little bit cleverer, thanks to a software update that lets them identify people through artificial inte...
2019-07-10 02:51

Google Lens can tell you about the people behind local artworks If you're sitting in a coffee shop and you spot a neat mural on the wall, you could soon use your smartphone to identify the local artist who was behind it. A new feature of Google Lens currently being tested in San Francisco will recognize the ...
2019-07-09 18:17

The forgotten crisis that has displaced 1.2 million people From the air, the camp at Bria looks like a small town, with warrens of metal shacks glinting amid the dusty red clay. And in many ways it is, an enforced sanctuary for 65,000 people desperate to escape the militias that roam this part of the Central...
2019-06-27 23:34

Row over call for young people to dip into pensions to buy homes A cabinet minister has been rebuked after furious officials complained to Downing Street following a call for young people to be able to use their pension to buy their first home....
2019-06-03 18:34

'The rally could last a lot longer than most people expect,' Jim Cramer says "They're fun. They're companies you know or can learn about," he said, "and you can happily buy them into weakness if you've done the homework and you believe in their prospects."...
2019-06-18 04:00

The science of influencing people: six ways to win an argument Hidebound views on subjects such as the climate crisis and Brexit are the norm – but the appliance of science may sway stubborn opinions“I am quite sure now that often, very often, in matters of religion and politics a man’s reasoning powers are not ...
2019-06-30 13:51

The Pentagon has a laser that identifies people by their heartbeat Biometric identification has become part of everyday life. We've got facial recognition in airports, cars that can be unlocked just by looking at them, technology that detects a person's unique way of walking, and of course the ubiquitous f...
2019-06-27 19:00

Enemy of the people? CNN’s Acosta defends press, and himself NEW YORK (AP) — Wherever CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta goes, he’s followed by the g-word. That’s grandstand. He even heard it jokingly when he met Ted Olson, who was part of the legal team that beat back President Donald Trump&...
2019-06-11 20:34

The Best People review: how Trump flooded the swamp Alexander Nazarayan offers a field guide to the black lagoon of Trumpworld, a sump of venality, idiocy and contemptThe swamp remains fetid. Just blocks away from the White House, the Trump International Hotel hoovers greenbacks from foreign governmen...
2019-06-16 07:51

AI uses Google Trends data to predict how many people will get the flu In a newly published paper, researchers describe an AI model that taps Google Trends data to improve the accuracy of flu prevalence forecasts.Read More...
2019-07-08 17:51

How to buy tech for other people's kids (without annoying their parents) Gift gifting for kids has gotten a lot more complicated over the past two decades or so. Gone are the days when you could just buy a doll or toy truck and know that it would be enjoyed by the child and fairly noncontroversial with the parents. A lot....
2019-06-07 19:51

About 20 people injured in thunderstorms in eastern Germany BERLIN (AP) — Authorities say that about 20 people have been injured in eastern Germany by gusty winds and thunderstorms. German news agency dpa reported Thursday eight people were injured Wednesday night at an outdoor wedding party when a tree branc...
2019-06-13 09:51

This tiny Canadian airport sheltered 7,000 people on 9/11 Canada's tiny Gander International Airport in Newfoundland offered refuge to 7,000 displaced airplane passengers on 9/11 and inspired the hit musical "Come from Away." Find out why this spot is a favorite for aviation and theater fans....
2019-07-13 12:17

Retired TPD detective warns people about scam TUCSON – A retired Tucson Police Detective received a phone call from a scammer on Tuesday. The number was 520 355-6342.  He said a man on the other end addressed him by his name, William Hanson. The caller went on to tell him that he had a cou...
2019-05-24 09:51

El Tajín, The Lost City of a Mysterious People In recent decades many lost cities have been uncovered by archaeologists or explorers. One of the most mysterious is the ancient city of El Tajín in the state of Veracruz, Mexico.  ...
2019-06-24 03:17

Top UK scientist urges people to take vitamin D supplements Geneticist Steve Jones, formerly a sceptic, says case for doing so is overwhelmingOne of Britain’s leading scientists has urged people to take vitamin D supplements, particularly children, who spend an hour less outside than they did 10 years ago.The...
2019-05-26 16:17

Politeness costs nothing, but it may stop people understanding you Researchers looking at a Q&A website found well-mannered answers were popular with the questioner even if they didn’t make sense Does it always pay to be polite? Dear reader, the answer very much depends. Academics in the US have analysed hundreds of...
2019-05-22 09:51

HHS rolls back protections for transgender people WASHINGTON (AP) — A new Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services. In the proposed rule issued Friday, the Health and Human Services Department says laws banning sex discriminati...
2019-05-24 17:00

Darwin shooting: four people killed and two injured Northern Territory police arrest 45-year-old suspect as witnesses report seeing gunman with a pump action shotgun open fire at a motelAt least four people are dead and two injured in a mass shooting in Darwin’s city centre.NT police have arrested the...
2019-06-04 14:34

Meet the people behind London's best festivals If you thought putting on a festival was a walk in the park, think again. We speak to three festival organisers behind some of London's most innovative festivals...
2019-05-25 08:34

‘Very Smart People,’ but a Keyless Car’s Downside Killed Them A couple with careers in academia and science died of carbon-monoxide poisoning. A second congressional bill has been introduced to mandate safety features....
2019-06-28 14:34

Vitamin D may prolong life in people with cancer Taking vitamin D supplements does not cut cancer risk but may prolong life once cancer develops, according to an analysis of trials covering 79,055 people....
2019-06-07 20:17

"People May Think I'm Barking Mad," Says Woman Who Set Up Airbnb For Dogs A woman who set up an Airbnb for dogs says that doing so has helped her depression tremendously. Elaine Warburton, a former policewoman from Scotlandwell in Scotland, credits the Airbnb for improving......
2019-06-13 10:17

Smarter people listen to instrumental music: study If there seems to be an air of pretension among aficionados of jazz and classical music, psychological research is giving them good reason. A new study published in Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences suggests that those who prefer instrumental music te...
2019-05-23 02:51

Sweden’s Kosovare Asllani: ‘30,000 people came to celebrate our medal’ The midfielder on how Sweden went ‘crazy’ for the Women’s World Cup and why the bronze medal win over England wasn’t nonsenseSweden’s Kosovare Asllani has a very different view of the Women’s World Cup third-place match to Phil Neville, who labelled ...
2019-07-12 18:34

Organ donation: Germany debates how to get people on the list Though most Germans are willing to donate their organs after death, few take the steps necessary to do so. Now lawmakers are debating ways to get more organs for the thousands of people on transplant waiting lists....
2019-06-28 07:00

People are freaking out because Taco Bell is starting to run out of tortillas A Reddit user claiming to be a Taco Bell employee has an ominous warning for fans of the fast-food chain. A “tortillapocalypse” (their words, not ours) is confronting the chain, with some locations already seeing a shortage of tortillas a...
2019-07-04 05:51

Huawei’s export ban is wider in scope than most people imagine Enlarge (credit: Huawei) The tech industry is still trying to wrap its collective head around the Trump administration's export ban on Huawei. We've seen Huawei be de-listed and then re-listed from industry groups like the Wi-Fi Alliance, Bluetooth...
2019-06-11 00:34

Feds look to clamp down on guns ‘designed to hunt people’ A statement from Bill Blair's office says no options have been ruled out as the government weighs new measures against assault-style rifles and handguns....
2019-05-30 23:00

Boman Irani's 'Appalled' That People Don't Know Who Kailash Satyarthi Is What was shocking for the actor was what followed after he agreed to take up the role, "After agreeing to do the film, I got excited and called some friends, from the industry and even journalists who......
2019-05-21 14:39

Trump stopped attacks against Iran after learning 150 people might die President Trump said in a string of tweets that the reason he scrapped planned military strikes against Iran was because he learned that dozens of Iranians would die....
2019-06-21 17:51

Monsoon rains kill 30 people in Nepal, others missing Flash floods and landslides in Nepal triggered by monsoon rains killed 15 people and injured 12 overnight while another 18 have gone missing, officials said on Saturday....
2019-07-13 16:34

More than 20 people sickened by carbon monoxide at Midtown church More than 20 people were hospitalized after they were sickened at a Midtown church Tuesday by suspected carbon monoxide poisoning caused by a malfunctioning stove, FDNY officials said. Approximately 80 people were inside St. Malachy’s The Actors’ Cha...
2019-07-16 21:00

At This Dating Event, People Can Pitch Their Single Friends Franklin Hall's first Pitch a Friend night enlisted 12 on-the-market locals to be hawked by their friends. As the bar's Facebook page noted, it was like "Shark Tank" for singles....
2019-06-28 15:51

Luke Rowe: 'If people call it domination, I take that as a compliment' He's helped his teammates to Tour de France glory in each of the last four years. Welshman Luke Rowe is one of the unsung heroes of the Tour. Speaking to DW, he discusses the dominance of Team Ineos, and its fragility....
2019-07-16 21:00

Young people are growing horns from cellphone use: study Are smartphones turning us into monsters? In a BBC report about the changing human skeleton published last week, biomechanics researcher Dr. David Shahur of the University of The Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia, says he’s noticed an inc...
2019-06-20 23:51

A Month After Fani, More Than 5 Lakh People In Odisha Still Without Power More than five lakh people of 1.64 lakh households in Odisha's coastal districts continue to struggle with hot and humid weather conditions due to lack of power restoration though one month has passed......
2019-06-04 01:00

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

The Old Cadillac V-Series Cars ‘Intimidated’ People So the New Ones Are Down on Power There are a few perpetual, existential questions in this life, such as: “Where do we come from?” “What are we?” “Where are we going?” and “What the hell is Cadillac doing?” This time, though, that last one has reached a part of Cadillac that seemed s...
2019-06-03 18:34

Gary Burrell, Who Helped People Find Their Way (With GPS), Dies at 81 He and Min Kao built the world’s largest maker of consumer navigation devices, relying on the global positioning system for planes, boats and people....
2019-06-21 02:17

5 of the smartest people in AI teamed up to make awesome robots An all-star team consisting of five of the brightest minds in AI today revealed the launch of Robust.AI, a new startup devoted to revolutionizing the robotics industry. According to a job posting on the company’s website, the company intends to creat...
2019-06-06 03:51

People more likely to return lost wallets with lots of cash People are more likely to return a lost wallet if it contains money — and the more cash, the better. That’s the surprising conclusion from researchers who planted more than 17,000 “lost wallets” across 355 cities in 40 countries, and kept track of ho...
2019-06-21 06:17

Twenty-one people still missing after boat capsized in Budapest South Korean authorities and families of passengers due to travel to HungaryRescue workers are searching for 21 people still missing after a boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the Danube in central Budapest.Seven people have been confirm...
2019-05-30 16:34

Iran says it refrained from blowing up US plane carrying 35 people Iran refrained from blowing up an American plane with 35 people on board that was accompanying the unmanned drone the Revolutionary Guard Corps shot down, an Iranian commander said Friday. “With the US drone in the region there was also an Amer...
2019-06-21 15:34

Morning people may have lower breast cancer risk A large study of women found that those with a morning preference were less likely to have or develop breast cancer than those with an evening preference....
2019-06-28 23:00

The Video Games That Made People Question Their Beliefs When Scott Udall first played Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance shortly after it came out in 2005, he was in a vulnerable spot. Udall, who grew up Mormon in Salt Lake City, Utah, was very religious, and his family were all politically active Republicans....
2019-07-02 21:17

PM Modi Reminds People Of Emergency; Says Don't Take Democracy For Granted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday reminded people of the Emergency and urged them not to take democracy "for granted", saying in day-to-day life, it is difficult to savour the joy of democratic......
2019-06-30 15:51

Queer People of Color Led the L.G.B.T.Q. Charge, but Were Denied the Rewards Transgender people, drag queens and minorities played outsized roles at early milestones of the gay rights movement, but they haven’t received the benefits of the revolution they sparked....
2019-06-22 13:51

| Novak Djokovic: King of the court but not of people's hearts? From growing up with NATO bombs raining down on Serbia to securing his place among the Grand Slam greats, Novak Djokovic never fails to both divide and unite....
2019-07-14 23:34

At WWDC 2019, Apple did the impossible and annoyed all the right people At the Worldwide Developers' Conference, Tim Cook and his cohorts somehow achieved a rare feat: pleasing the vast majority and irritating those who deserved it....
2019-06-04 16:17

8 kids won the 2019 Spelling Bee and people are absolutely baffled In what may go down as the most gripping final round in Scripps Spelling Bee history, eight students were named champions Thursday night.        ...
2019-05-31 17:34

Three people shot by a bike-riding gunman in the Bronx Three people were shot by a man on a bicycle in the Bronx Sunday afternoon, according to police. The male suspect was riding a bicycle around 4 p.m. on East 166 Street and College Avenue in Concourse Village when he opened fire, cops said. A 17-year-...
2019-06-24 07:34

10,000 people evacuated, homes destroyed because of Alberta wildfires The Alberta government said hot, dry and windy conditions fueling the northern wildfires aren't going away soon and will make fighting the fires difficult, so people need to prepare themselves....
2019-05-31 17:51

Critics say ThriveNYC job program for people with disabilities is underfunded One ThriveNYC program that secures jobs for developmentally disabled New Yorkers is underfunded — despite the city's own determination that the needs of that population are increasing, according to critics....
2019-06-05 03:34

‘Sugar taxes’ could finally get people to eat less junk food Policy interventions could help consumers sour on sugary sodas and fruit juices. So-called “sugar taxes” and front-of-package nutrition labels may have a real impact, according to experimental research published in the International Journal of Behavi...
2019-05-31 21:34

How 9 People Built an Illegal $5M Airbnb Empire in New York City officials say the network converted residential units in 36 buildings, earning more than $5 million for booking 24,330 rooms and housing 63,873 guests....
2019-06-27 19:34

Cruel state: the impact of austerity on disabled people Guardian columnist Frances Ryan, who is disabled, has written about inequality and disability rights for decades. She discusses the impact that austerity has had on those most in need. And: Helen Davidson on the Hong Kong protestsIn 1995, the Disabil...
2019-06-11 05:00

Police: At least 11 people killed in Virginia Beach shooting One shooter killed at least 11 people at a municipal center in Virginia Beach on Friday, according to police, who said a suspect has been taken into custody and they believe there was only one shooter. (May 31)        ...
2019-06-01 03:17

1.3 million people have signed up to storm Area 51. What could go wrong? Please don’t attempt the Internet’s joke du jour, the US Air Force will not be amusedUrban legend has it that Area 51 is a weird place. Yet even if the conspiracy theories are true and the Nevada Air Force facility harbors extraterrestrial technology...
2019-07-16 20:51

Vatican Rejects the Idea that People Can Choose Genders (VATICAN CITY) — The Vatican issued an official document Monday rejecting the idea that people can choose or change their genders and insisting on the sexual “complementarity” of men and women to make babies. The document, published...
2019-06-11 05:51

The second annual By The People festival aims to be bigger, better and barge-ier An art barge on the Anacostia and a highbrow video installation in a hotel are just two examples of how Halcyon's festival is bringing art and civic dialogue to every corner of D.C....
2019-06-13 05:34

Power to the people: how Spanish cities took control of energy The ‘sunshine tax’ is dead, and Barcelona and Cádiz are mounting a renewables revivalAfter a close fight, Barcelona’s radical mayor, Ada Colau, is expected to take office for a second term on Saturday, vindicating her often-criticised policies, which...
2019-06-14 18:34

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

"Many People Told Me They Missed Mann Ki Baat", Says PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressedradio programme Mann Ki Baatalmost a month after he returned to power. This was the first Mann ki Baatprogramme in his second consecutive term as the Prime......
2019-06-30 10:00

People of color live with 66% more air pollution, US study finds African Americans in the north-east and mid-Atlantic are exposed to 61% more pollution particles from burning gasolinePeople of color in the American north-east and mid-Atlantic are living with 66% more air pollution from vehicles than white resident...
2019-06-27 22:34

US employers hired a record number of people in April WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers hired the most people on record in April, while the number of open jobs was largely unchanged, evidence that the job market remains solid. The Labor Department says businesses filled 5.9 million jobs in April, 4.2% mo...
2019-06-10 16:51

Several people detained in waste dump protest in Russia MOSCOW (AP) — Activists say Russian police have detained several environmentalists who were protesting against the construction of a waste dump in the country’s northwest. Nearly 100 protesters on Tuesday blocked the entrance to the constructio...
2019-06-05 14:51

Different ways to show paintings, photos to blind people NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Touchable versions of photographs and paintings are adding a new dimension to inclusiveness as museums nationwide make themselves more accessible to people with disabilities. At the American Alliance of Museums ‘ recent expo ...
2019-06-04 09:34

Australia emphasizes tough stance on people smuggling Australian Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton is warning human smugglers and people seeking to enter Australia by boat not to do so, emphasizing that the government continues to enforce the country’s tough border protection policy...
2019-06-04 11:17

People eat at least 50,000 plastic particles a year, study finds Health effects of ingestion of microplastics via food, water and breathing still unknownThe average person eats at least 50,000 particles of microplastic a year and breathes in a similar quantity, according to the first study to estimate human ingest...
2019-06-05 14:51

Russian deep-sea submarine fire kills 14 people Even after extinguishing the fire, the soldiers died from smoke inhalation. Authorities have launched an investigation "to establish the cause of the incident."...
2019-07-02 17:34

Quilmes Ruins, Sacred Place of Diaguita People Argentina is a vast country revered for its many natural wonders and beautiful scenery. Less well-known, however, are its historic sites.  ...
2019-06-14 15:51

Christopher Nolan's latest gets a title and some more famous people Christopher Nolan has pulled the curtain back just a teensy bit more on his mysterious new film, which Deadline reveals is titled Tenet. I’m sure the fact that the title is a palindrome will have no thematic or mechanical bearing whatsoever on the pl...
2019-05-23 00:01

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

Store’s bid to shame people out of using plastic bags backfires A grocery store in Canada is trying to shame its customers into not using plastic bags by handing out ones with embarrassing phrases like “wart ointment” on them — but the store reportedly found people still want the bags. The East ...
2019-06-13 11:34

Hot conditions across United States put people, animals at risk Temperatures at or above 100 degrees will create dangers for more adults, children and animals across parts of the United States in the days leading up to Independence Day....
2019-06-30 09:17

12 TV Series Whose Sets Will Intoxicate Design-Minded People Which TV series to commit to this summer? The set decoration in these shows will keep design lovers riveted. Plus: The pros behind these fanciful interiors share which strategies work well in real-life rooms....
2019-06-22 01:51

5 Ridiculous Types of People on an Airplane as You Wait to Deboard I recently took a trip down to Atlanta for my niece’s high school graduation. Despite the amount of Red Bull I consume (does anybody else think the only reason flavored Red Bull exists is to mix with vodka?), I do not have wings. So I had to fly. The...
2019-05-22 20:51

How the Healthcare System Fails People Who Don't Speak English When Samia Ali worked as a medical scribe in Rhode Island—assisting doctors by writing down what happened during patient visits—she saw everything there is to see about the intimacies of a patient-physician relationship....
2019-05-21 22:34

Sir Cliff: People still think 'no smoke without fire' over false sex claim Sir Cliff Richard said people still believe there is "no smoke without fire" after he was wrongly accused of sexual assault as he called for a change in the law to protect those facing false allegations....
2019-07-01 15:34

Salmonella outbreak tied to pig-ear dog treats sickens 12 people Twelve people have been hospitalized in a salmonella outbreak linked to pig-ear dog treats, the feds said Friday. The Centers for Disease Control reported that a total of 45 recent cases of salmonella originated from the treats, affecting people in N...
2019-07-06 01:17

3 people robbed at gunpoint in Prospect Park: cops Three people were robbed at gunpoint while relaxing in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, police said Sunday. Two women, ages 20 and 21, and a 20-year-old man were “just chilling” in a field in Prospect Park near 3rd Street in Park Slope at ...
2019-07-07 20:34

821 Million People Suffered From Hunger, Malnutrition In 2018: UN More than 821 million people suffered from hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition worldwide last year, the United Nations reported Monday -- the third year in a row that the number has risen....
2019-07-16 00:17

Flour recalled after 17 people in 8 states sickened with E. coli, CDC says A grocery store chain has issued a recall for bags of flour over concerns about E. coli contamination after at least 17 people have been sickened in eight states....
2019-05-27 19:00

The 12 biggest money-related reasons people get divorced Getty Images Money-related issues are frequently cited as a reason for divorce. We asked experts to name the biggest money-related reasons couples get divorced. They include mismatched financial priorities, unexpected major expenses, and discovering...
2019-07-08 02:00

Bus crashes on highway in northern India, killing 29 people A government official says a speeding bus has overturned and plunged into a roadside drain in northern India, killing at least 29 people and injuring 18...
2019-07-08 07:00

"Pak People Won't Do That": Sarfaraz Ahmed After Indian Fans Boo Smith Steve Smith was booed, with chants of "cheater, cheater", making the rounds while he was fielding at third man during India-Australia World Cup match....
2019-06-12 09:17

Snakebites kill around 200 people per day — now the WHO plans to tackle the problem The World Health Organization has a plan to reduce deaths and disability from snakebites by half. It's ambitious but possible, snakebite experts say....
2019-05-23 19:51

More than 70 million people now fleeing conflict and oppression worldwide One in every 108 people were displaced in 2018, yet offers of resettlement were half level of previous yearThe number of people forced to flee their homes across the world has exceeded 70 million for the first time since records began, the UN’s refug...
2019-06-19 09:51

Gunmen kill 38 people in Mali sectarian attack Unknown gunmen opened fire on two Mali villages Monday, killing at least 38 people, 10 days after 35 people were massacred in a similar attack, the government said Tuesday....
2019-06-19 07:17

NASA will let people pay to stay on the International Space Station NASA has announced that it is opening the International Space Station up to private business, including astronauts who will pay $35,000 a night to visit...
2019-06-07 19:00

Tennessee Pastor Who Is Also a Detective Calls for L.G.B.T. People to Be Executed The pastor said in a sermon that L.G.B.T. people were “freaks” and “worthy of death,” comments that have prompted prosecutors to review cases he has investigated....
2019-06-16 01:00

HIV prevention pill recommended for healthy people at risk (Reuters Health) - Healthy people at risk for HIV should take a daily pill to minimize their chances of getting the virus, according to new guidelines from an influential panel of U.S. physicians....
2019-06-12 00:17

Three people gored on first day of Spanish bull-running festival Three people were gored and a further two people suffered head trauma during the first day of Spain's best-known bull-running festival in the northern town of Pamplona on Sunday, the Red Cross said....
2019-07-07 18:34

Nearly 71 Million People Have Been Displaced by War and Other Violence, the U.N.’s Refugee Agency Says (GENEVA) — A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide by war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, an increase of more than 2 million from last year and an overall total that would amount to the ...
2019-06-19 14:51

"Crores Of People Have Filled This Poor Man's Jhola": PM On Historic Win Election Result 2019: After a decisive win for the BJP in the national elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party chief Amit Shah, along with a number of senior party leaders, were at the BJP......
2019-05-23 17:17

The Real History of the Romani People and the Misnomer of Gypsies Colloquially, and rather insultingly, known as 'gypsies', the history and culture of the Romani people is surrounded by stereotypes and misnomers, none more damningly pervasive than Esméralda from the Hunchback of Notre Dame.  ...
2019-06-19 20:51

More Than 3 Lakh People Evacuated As Cyclone Vayu Set To Hit Gujarat More than 2,15,000 people were evacuated today from low-lying areas of Gujarat as Cyclone Vayu inches closer to the state's coastline, according to news agency PTI. The latest weather report said that......
2019-06-12 19:17

Chernobyl: the wildlife haven created when people left Rare and endangered animals have thrived in the Chernobyl disaster zone since it was evacuated in 1986, as a new wildlife tour in southern Belarus showsIt is 5.30am in southern Belarus. A pink moon hangs over flat fields tinged with frost, and as we ...
2019-05-28 19:51

Number of Displaced People Hits Postwar Record The number of forcibly displaced people in the world reached almost 71 million at the end of last year, the most since just after World War II and double the number of 20 years ago, according to a U.N. report....
2019-06-19 16:17

Number of People Fleeing Conflict Is Highest Since World War II, U.N. Says “We have become almost unable to make peace,” the high commissioner for refugees said, as the global population of those displaced by conflict reached 70.8 million last year....
2019-06-19 15:00

Brazilian mining company to pay out £86m for disaster that killed almost 300 people Vale also agreed to pay £150,000 to close relatives of those killed when a dam collapsed at its iron ore mine in BrumadinhoThe Brazilian mining giant Vale has agreed to pay out £86m [$107m] in collective moral damages and £150,000 [$186,000] to each ...
2019-07-17 00:17

21 people injured in explosion at Florida shopping plaza The explosion happened Saturday morning at a shopping centre in Plantation, west of Fort Lauderdale in Broward County. The blast sent large pieces of debris about about 91 metres across the street....
2019-07-06 22:17

UN council adopts 1st measure on people missing in conflict The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved its first-ever resolution focused on the countless thousands of people missing in conflict, including over 45,000 registered in 2018 alone by the International Committee of the Red Cross....
2019-06-11 18:34

Pelosi on AOC, Omar, others: 'These people have their public whatever and their Twitter world' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., again dismissed freshman like Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., downplaying the amount of power they had amid a flurry of attention the media gave them....
2019-07-07 01:00

At Least 16 People, Including 13 Children, Are Stabbed at Bus Stop in Japan At least two of the victims had life-threatening injuries. NHK, the public broadcaster, reported that all the children were girls between the ages of 6 and 7....
2019-05-28 04:34

Google workers can listen to what people say to its AI home devices Company admitted that contractors can access recordings made by Assistant, after some of its recordings were leakedGoogle acknowledged its contractors are able to listen to recordings of what people say to the company’s artificial-intelligence system...
2019-07-11 23:51

More people are giving CBD oil to their pets, but experts aren’t sure it’s safe "I can see potential for [treating] things like anxiety, arthritis or chronic pain... but we do need to do more research in the area," one expert said....
2019-07-08 21:51

A woman takes leadership of Paraguay's Maka people For the tiny Maka culture of Paraguay, political authority has passed from father to son for generations even as the band has struggled for survival, its way of life uprooted by war and migration from a vast, isolated countryside to an urban neighbor...
2019-05-24 07:34

Older People Are Contributing to Climate Change, and Suffering From It Growing numbers of seniors are using more energy. They also are most likely to suffer in extreme weather, which has become more common as the planet warms....
2019-05-24 22:17

I’m 70, but I can’t stop my new partner from talking to other people | Dear Mariella If age teaches us anything, it’s that you can’t change other people, says Mariella. You may be wrong for each other, or you may need to adapt your behaviour The dilemma I am in my early 70s and met a wonderful man three years ago. He is a Spanish nat...
2019-05-21 16:00

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

Near nabs $100 million for big data insights into people and places Near, an AI-powered platform that crunches mobility data from 1.6 billion devices globally to deliver insights on human behavior, has raised $100 million.Read More...
2019-07-16 15:17

Iranian police arrest 30 people during yoga class Authorities in Iran arrested 30 people as they took part in a private yoga class in Gorgan, a city in the north of the country, according to an official news agency, the Young Journalists Club....
2019-05-24 20:34

A Residential Building Collapsed in Mumbai, Killing at Least 2 People (MUMBAI, India) — A four-story residential building collapsed Tuesday in Mumbai, India’s financial and entertainment capital, killing at least two people, an official said. Rescuers were looking for several others feared trapped in the ru...
2019-07-16 14:34

Minorities in the US breathe in more air pollution caused by white people Black and Hispanic people are disproportionately exposed to air pollution produced by white people, a study analyzing personal consumption has foundBlack and Hispanic people are disproportionately exposed to air pollution caused mainly by the consume...
2019-06-09 08:34

Australia promises vote on recognition of Indigenous people Australia is to hold a referendum on whether to give explicit recognition to Indigenous people in its constitution. Reformers want descendants of Australia's first inhabitants to have a greater voice in decision-making....
2019-07-10 13:00

Blasting Rich People Into Space Is Better Business Than Uber, Somehow Virgin Galactic is preparing to become the first publicly traded spaceflight company, and the venture is setting a course to be profitable by August 2021, which would put it lightyears ahead of the profitability projections of another transportation-...
2019-07-10 13:51

16 people killed in 'barbaric' Papua New Guinea attack Sixteen women and children were killed in the remote town of Tari in Hela Province, Papua New Guinea in an attack described by police as "barbaric and inhumane."...
2019-07-10 15:34

People are losing it over a 'sinister' Timothée Chalamet doll that you can buy for $122,795 Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP Images and chriala4/Ebay A ventriloquist figure modeled after Timothée Chalamet is dividing the internet. Some have called it "sinister," while others think it looks just like the actor. Some also took issue with its...
2019-06-12 03:00

Electric scooters have arrived in Europe — and a lot of people there hate them too Drunken riders and poorly parked scooters have given rise to what Paris's mayor has called "anarchy," while Copenhagen police have arrested 28 intoxicated electric scooter riders....
2019-07-09 19:34

Cindy Sherman: ‘I enjoy doing the really difficult things that people can’t buy’ Ahead of a major London show, the artist talks about her childhood, therapy and her tricky relationship with successPerhaps the most intriguing exhibit in Cindy Sherman’s forthcoming retrospective at the National Portrait Gallery is the first, Cindy ...
2019-06-08 17:34

| Biggest-ever anti-doping blitz arrests 234 people A vast international police operation involving 33 countries and the World Anti-Doping Agency has seized millions of doping substances and arrested 234 people,...
2019-07-08 21:51

Gunmen kill 41 people in central Mali: mayor Unidentified gunmen on motorbikes attacked two villages in central Mali, killing at least 41 people in a part of the country where ethnic reprisal attacks have surged in recent months, a local mayor said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 21:00

300K people are signed up to ‘Storm Area 51’ and ‘see them aliens’ The Clinton administration couldn’t get there. Russian spies tried and failed, too. But that won’t stop nearly 300,000 alien enthusiasts from gathering in Amargosa Valley, Nevada, with plans to invade top-secret military base Area 51, whe...
2019-07-11 21:34

Surprise: People are listening to your Google Assistant queries It's no secret that Google records your conversations with Google Assistant after you say a "wake word." But what you might not know is that Google uses contractors to manually review a handful of those recordings, about 0.2 percent. Yesterday, ...
2019-07-11 19:00

Pope Francis says migrants are people, not a social issue ROME — Pope Francis has prayed for migrants in a special Mass, saying they are people and not just a social issue. The Mass, celebrated in St. Peter’s Basilica on Monday, marked the sixth anniversary of the pope’s visit to the Italian island of Lampe...
2019-07-08 23:17

Big tech’s AI runs on datasets labelled by impoverished people Capitalism has a nasty habit of anchoring those beholden to it in an equilibrium where both the very poor and the very wealthy become similarly entrenched. A scientist making six figures in San Francisco pushes the boundaries of AI so a trillion doll...
2019-06-12 04:17

Oregon bear put down after people feed him, take selfies, officials say A black bear was killed by Oregon wildlife officials last week after becoming so accustomed to humans through being fed that the public could get close enough to take selfies with the animal, authorities said....
2019-06-16 17:17

Second Transform 2019 AI showcase highlights people and processes At the second of three showcases at VentureBeat’s Transform 2019 AI event, Mesmer, Aperture Data, Spoke, Kinetica, and Inference Solutions took the stage.Read More...
2019-07-11 04:34

A woman takes leadership of Paraguay’s Maka people MARIANO ROQUE ALONSO, Paraguay (AP) — For the tiny Maka culture of Paraguay, political authority has passed from father to son for generations even as the band has struggled for survival, its way of life uprooted by war and migration from a vast, iso...
2019-05-24 06:34

Afghan officials say heavy flooding kills 24 people The Afghan government says at least 24 people have been killed and 11 others injured in the past month as a new wave of heavy rains and flooding has swept parts of the country....
2019-05-25 11:17

Shooting At NBA Championship Celebration In Canada Injures 4 People Four people were injured, some seriously, after a shooting at the NBA championship celebration for the Toronto Raptors, police said. In a Monday evening news conference, Police Chief Mark Saunders......
2019-06-18 05:00

Mental illness affects a fifth of people living in war zones One in five people in war zones has depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, bipolar disorder or schizophrenia, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday, with many suffering severe forms of these mental illnesses....
2019-06-12 00:51

Gender filter stirs emotions for some trans people Snapchat's new photo filter that allows users to change into a man or woman with the tap of a finger is not necessarily fun and games for transgender people. (April 20)        ...
2019-05-21 20:17

Regulating e-cigarette flavours may prompt some people to smoke more The results of a survey suggest that regulating the flavours and nicotine levels of e-cigarettes could prompt some younger people to increase their tobacco use...
2019-07-15 19:00

HUD Announces New Plan to Fuck Over Homeless Trans People Led by nuclear-grade moron Ben Carson, the Department of Housing and Urban Development has announced it will remove protections for homeless trans people by allowing government-funded shelters to discriminate on the basis of gender identification, ac...
2019-05-23 15:17

Shooting Rich People Into Space Isn't the Final Frontier British billionaire Richard Branson’s dream of shooting people into space may echo Apollo 11’s epic moon landing 50 years ago this month, but for investors it could end up looking more like the Apollo 13 fiasco....
2019-07-10 22:51

Michael Gray: 'All people want to hear about is that bloody penalty' The former Sunderland player talks about play-offs heartbreak, the kindness of fans and having a giggle with Clive MendoncaBy Richard Foster, author of The Agony and the EcstasyWhen Doncaster Rovers captain Tommy Rowe sliced his kick wide of the goal...
2019-05-23 14:51