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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 f...

Big tech’s AI runs on datasets labelled by impoverished people

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How big biased datasets make social inequalities worse At almost every point in our day, we interact with digital technologies which collect our data. From the moment our smart phones wake us up, to our watch tracking our morning run, every time we use public transport, every coffee we purchase with a ba...
2019-07-07 20:16

UN concerns about Warragamba dam plan labelled ‘extreme embarrassment’ for NSW Unesco committee says proposal to raise wall incompatible with Blue Mountains world heritage listingTraditional owners and the Blue Mountains mayor have welcomed Unesco’s world heritage committee raising concern about a proposal to raise the wall of ...
2019-07-04 08:01

Japan stocks edge up, gains limited after rally; techs supported Japanese stocks eked out modest gains on Tuesday as investors were more circumspect after the previous day's relief rally over U.S.-China trade talks, while tech shares benefited from a rise in their Wall Street counterparts....
2019-07-02 10:32

Japan shares edge up but momentum limited after rally; techs supported Japanese shares edged up on Tuesday although the market's momentum was limited following the previous day's relief rally over U.S.-China trade talks, while tech shares managed to draw support from gains by their Wall Street counterparts....
2019-07-02 04:32

Wall Street edges lower on fresh trade concerns; Qualcomm drags techs U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday, as reports that Washington could impose sanctions on another Chinese company heightened trade worries, while a slump in Qualcomm shares pressured the technology sector....
2019-05-22 17:32

In an impoverished Chilean suburb, a recycling drive flourishes La Pintana, an impoverished Chilean neighborhood plagued by crime, is an unlikely place to find a green revolution. But the area on the outskirts of capital city Santiago is blazing a trail in recycling its waste....
2019-06-20 18:48

Narendra Modi: from impoverished tea seller to master of political theatre Indian prime minister’s stark popularity stems from image as outsider who courts the massesThe boy who once sold tea at a railway station has become the most influential Indian leader in generations, winning a landslide in election results announced ...
2019-05-23 21:16

Impoverished French given poor quality meat in fraud scheme French authorities have launched an investigation into an alleged fraud scheme involving French and Polish companies suspected of providing minced meat of extremely poor quality to charities....
2019-06-07 17:32

Study Finds Folks in Chicago’s Affluent Streeterville Live to Almost the Century Mark, While Blacks in Impoverished Englewood Don’t Live Long Enough to Collect Social Security It’s just 9 miles between Chicago’s predominantly white and wealthy Streeterville neighborhood and the predominantly black and poor Englewood in the city’s South Side, but the gulf of difference in life expectancies between the two represents the lar...
2019-06-07 07:16

Brexit supporter MP David T C Davies labelled 'liar' and 'traitor' by fellow Brexit supporter A Leave-backing MP has been filmed in a heated row with a bystander, who accused him of being "snowflake" and a "traitor" to fellow Brexit supporters....
2019-05-22 17:16

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 21:16

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."...
2019-07-07 22:48

‘A River Runs Through It’ soon open to all After years of planning, the stream made famous in the fly fishing book and movie featuring Brad Pitt, “A River Runs Through It,” will soon be open to all....
2019-05-31 21:16

Going, going, gone: May saw more home runs than any other month ever Batters hit 1,135 home runs in May, topping the previous mark of 1,119 in August 2017, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. Toronto rookie Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit No. 1,120 for the month on Friday night....
2019-06-02 05:00

‘It Could Have Been Any of Us’: Disdain for Trump Runs Among Ambassadors Sir Kim Darroch, the British ambassador who resigned Wednesday, was not alone in his criticism of the Trump administration and its habit of leaving foreign envoys in the dark....
2019-07-10 21:48

Watch: Baboon runs across rooftops in Johannesburg Residents of Johannesburg, South Africa, are being warned to keep an eye out for a loose baboon that made its way to the city and has been spotted in populated areas....
2019-07-17 21:16

NBA Summer League runs end for international invitees The NBA Summer League has demonstrated the competitive challenges facing the host team for the FIBA World Cup in China       ...
2019-07-13 02:48

Union jacked: Yanks, Red Sox total 12 runs in 1st The Yankees and Red Sox combined for 12 runs during a 58-minute first inning in which starting pitchers Rick Porcello and Masahiro Tanaka were both chased from the game....
2019-06-29 22:16

Stanford hits 4 home runs in 12-3 win over the Hornets STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Brandon Wulff hit a two-run homer in the top of the first, setting the tone for Stanford’s 12-3 victory over Sacramento State in an elimination game at the Stanford Regional on Sunday. Will Matthiessen, Kyle Stowers and ...
2019-06-03 01:48

Emergency EU summit on top jobs runs into trouble again A deal hatched among several key European leaders to award a former Dutch foreign minister the post of EU chief executive broke down at an emergency summit on Sunday after eastern European and center-right European leaders rejected the plan....
2019-07-01 05:16

MLB sets record for most home runs in a month MLB players hit a total of 1,135 home runs in the month of May, a new record for homers in a calendar month.        ...
2019-06-01 19:16

The Raspberry Pi 4 launch site runs on a Pi 4 cluster The Raspberry Pi 4 Model B has launched. It's a pretty big upgrade from the Raspberry Pi 3, with the company claiming that the device can provide "desktop performance comparable to entry-level x86 PC systems." OK... but how does it perform as a serve...
2019-06-27 19:32

Zack Wheeler perplexed by all the home runs Zack Wheeler gave up just three hits in seven innings in the Mets’ 7-3 win over the Giants on Thursday, but two of them left the park. The right-hander has now allowed homers in five straight outings — the longest stretch of his career. And during th...
2019-06-07 10:00

Macron says he would back Merkel if she runs for EU leadership French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she were to seek office as the president of the European Commission....
2019-06-12 14:16

Padres, Rockies score modern-era most 92 runs in 4-game set DENVER (AP) — The Padres and Rockies set a modern-era record by combining for 92 runs in a four-game series, with San Diego pitcher Matt Strahm drawing a pinch-hit, bases-loaded walk in the ninth inning to rally past Colorado 14-13 Sunday. It was jus...
2019-06-17 03:00

Yankees rookie league team scores 38 runs Meet the Dominican Bombers. The Dominican Summer League Yankees annihilated the DSL Twins, 38-2, behind a season-high nine doubles and five home runs on Wednesday. All eleven Yankee batters had at least two hits, while three tied for a game-high four...
2019-07-04 04:32

Braves’ Keuchel allows 3 runs in 7 innings in Double-A game PEARL, Miss. (AP) — Dallas Keuchel’s second start in the minors since signing with the Atlanta Braves was a little more of a struggle than his first. The 31-year-old left-hander gave up three runs and 11 hits over seven innings for Double-A Mis...
2019-06-16 06:16

Pamplona’s Bull Runs Have a Controversial Past. Do They Still Have a Future? It takes about three and a half minutes to complete what’s perhaps the world’s most controversial race. Each year in the second week of July, six bulls are released every day at 8 a.m. into the narrow streets of Pamplona, a city in Spain&...
2019-07-17 19:00

Lyft driver runs out of gas, gets busted with 17 license suspensions A Lyft driver, who ran out of gas in Suffolk County, was busted for driving with 17 license suspensions, according to cops. Leith Crossen, 57, of Cherry Hill, N.J., ran out of gas after dropping off a passenger at about 9:35 p.m. Saturday on Woodbury...
2019-06-09 17:00

D-Backs, Phillies set MLB record with 13 combined home runs The Arizona Diamondbacks and Philadelphia Phillies combined to hit 13 home runs, a new Major League single-game record, in Monday's 13-6 Diamondbacks victory....
2019-06-11 19:48

Apple hits Google where it hurts; says iOS 12 runs on 85% of devices Apple’s announcements at WWDC yesterday undoubtedly focused on the company’s updated range of operating systems including iOS 13, watchOS 6, and the new iPadOS. However, the company did also point out the popularity of last year’s iOS 12 update and, ...
2019-06-05 04:16

Maldonado, Soler hit home runs, Royals beat Tigers 8-5 Martin Maldonado and Jorge Soler hit late homers and Whit Merrifield scored on a wild pitch as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 8-5       ...
2019-07-13 08:48

India beat Australia by 36 runs at Cricket World Cup – as it happened Shikhar Dhawan’s fine century put India on course for a huge total which left Australia with far too much to do 11.50pm BST Related: David Warner’s caution and Usman Khawaja’s demotion stump Australia stumped | Geoff Lemon 7.22pm BST Related: Indi...
2019-06-10 06:48

English drives in 5 runs as Georgia Tech tops Rattlers 13-2 ATLANTA (AP) — Tristin English drove in five runs on four hits, Amos Willingham allowed only two runs in six innings and host Georgia Tech beat Florida A&M 13-2 in NCAA regional action on Friday night. Georgia Tech (42-17) will play Auburn on Saturda...
2019-06-01 05:48

Washington Nationals slug four consecutive home runs in San Diego Howie Kendrick, Trea Turner, Adam Eaton and Anthony Rendon slug back-to-back-to-back-to-back homers in San Diego.       ...
2019-06-10 01:48

England beat Bangladesh by 106 runs at Cricket World Cup – as it happened Jason Roy top-scored with 153 as England gained revenge for their 2015 World Cup defeat to Bangladesh 6.59pm BST Here’s Ali Martin’s thoughts on Jofra Archer from Cardiff. Related: England’s Archer takes Bangladesh’s Sarkar to the cleaners | Ali Mar...
2019-06-08 20:32

AOC ‘runs away’ from opponent Rich Valdes at Puerto Rican Day Parade US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez "ran away" when potential Republican opponent Rich Valdes tried to confront her at the National Puerto Rican Day Parade in Manhattan, Valdes supporter Curtis Sliwa said Sunday....
2019-06-10 02:48

Redskins CB Josh Norman runs with bulls in Spain, leaps over one NFL players typically take advantage of the offseason to rest and recover, but one cornerback had something a bit riskier in mind.       ...
2019-07-12 12:00

| Fallout runs deep as Salah, Egypt flop at Cup of Nations After his tale of redemption with Liverpool this season, Mohamed Salah was instead left in disbelief once more as Egypt crashed out of their own Africa Cup of Nations....
2019-07-07 12:16

Martinez, Cards score 10 runs in 6th, rally past Reds 12-11 Jose Martinez homered and singled during a 10-run rally in the sixth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals overcame a seven-run deficit for a wild 12-11 win over the Cincinnati Reds       ...
2019-07-20 06:16

| Van der Walt, Hartley master downwind runs to claim spoils Brandon vd Walt grabbed his first win of the Bay Union Open Ocean Surfski Challenge while Bridgitte Hartley cemented her place on top of the women's standings....
2019-07-14 18:32

St. Louis newspaper accidentally runs ads congratulating Blues for Stanley Cup win A St. Louis newspaper erroneously published a series of advertisements congratulating the St. Louis Blues for winning their first Stanley Cup in franchise history Sunday....
2019-06-10 12:32

Daniel Roberts Runs Epic 13.00 for NCAA 110H Silver Daniel Roberts comes up short in the 110m hurdles – Photo by Chet White, UK Athletics AUSTIN, Texas – Kentucky track and field junior Daniel Roberts equaled the previous 40-year-old collegiate record, 13 seconds flat, en route to an epic NCAA 1...
2019-06-08 08:16

‘The Phantom Menace’ Wasn’t Great, but Its Force Still Runs Strong Jar Jar Binks. Stiff dialogue. Twenty years ago, the first new “Star Wars” movie since 1983 was a disappointing blockbuster that changed the future of movies....
2019-05-21 23:16

In Exile on His Home Turf, Michel Platini Runs Out the Clock on His Ban The Women’s World Cup is the latest major event in France to turn its back on Michel Platini, who was barred from soccer after the 2015 FIFA scandal....
2019-06-14 16:16

It runs in the family: Elizabeth Hurley's son is a makeup model who looks just like her Elizabeth Hurley's son, Damian, is following in his mom's footsteps as a model. The 17-year-old just shared his first makeup video.        ...
2019-07-18 12:16

Tel Aviv runs rainbow colors at jubilant pride parade The summer attire was colorful and rainbow flags billowed with pride in the Mediterranean breeze as revelers flooded the streets of Tel Aviv on Friday for the city's annual lesbian, gay, bisexual and......
2019-06-14 21:00

Women’s World Cup runs a manipulative game of pay inequity With the goal of gender equality, the National Women’s Soccer League has filed against the U.S. Soccer Federation. But the real culprit? FIFA: Our view        ...
2019-06-07 06:16

Cabrera drives in 5 runs, Tigers end home losing streak DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera had a grand slam among his three hits as the Detroit Tigers snapped a 10-game home losing streak with a 9-6 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday. Cabrera, who had five RBIs, was back in the lineup after missing two...
2019-06-05 04:32

The Witcher 3 On Switch Runs 720p Docked, 540p Handheld The Witcher 3 getting a Switch port is excellent news, as long as players are prepared for a version of the game that looks nowhere near as good as its console and PC cousins. Tweeted on Tuesday and confirmed to Kotaku by CD Projekt Red today, the Sw...
2019-06-14 09:48

'Speared' activists protest Spain's Pamplona bull runs Dozens of half-naked protesters lay on the street with fake spears jutting from their backs on the eve of the Spanish festival of San Fermin on Friday, in a recreation of the technique used to weaken bulls in a bullfight....
2019-07-05 19:16

Watch: Deer runs through thrift shop, exits through window A security camera at a thrift shop in Alberta captured the moment a confused deer ran through the store, took out a display and exited through a window....
2019-07-01 20:16

Germany’s love of fast cars runs into the barricades in Berlin New road that requires demolition of homes and cultural spaces stirs fury in country where Greens recently surged in pollsThe cement mixer, decorated with disco ball glass, shimmered in the late afternoon sunlight, rotating gently as ravers danced at...
2019-06-02 10:32

Tennessee man purposely runs over, kills pregnant mom, son, injures 2 others: police Claiming a mysterious voice told him to "kill meth addicts," and aiming his Chevrolet Impala at the targets he says the voice chose, a 33-year-old man began plowing into "random" pedestrians in a brief, violent rampage Monday in Tennessee that ultima...
2019-06-19 18:16

Help Me Figure Out Which Team Scored 11 Runs In One Inning In Marlins-Brewers The Miami Marlins opened a series against the Milwaukee Brewers Tuesday night, in Milwaukee. The Brewers come into the series sitting atop the NL Central; the last-place, aggressively “rebuilding” Marlins come into the series having scored the fewest...
2019-06-05 09:32

Angels vs. A’s: Frankie Montas and Griffin Canning will make runs scarce The Los Angeles Angels’ pitching staff registered a collective 5.20 ERA in May. But one bright spot was the discovery of potential future ace Griffin Canning. He made his debut April 30 and has allowed more than two runs in just one of his five May s...
2019-06-04 22:16

Bret Baier: Joe Biden runs the risk of following Jeb Bush down the rabbit hole Anchor for "Special Report" Brett Baier said Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden runs the risk of being branded as low energy by President Trump, if he doesn't inject life into his 2020 White House campaign. ...
2019-06-12 22:16

St. Louis newspaper mistakenly runs ads commemorating Blues' first-ever Stanley Cup title A St. Louis newspaper jumped the gun Sunday and ran ads commemorating the St. Louis Blues’ Stanley Cup title win with one major issue – the Blues haven’t won anything just yet....
2019-06-11 00:48

Watch: Los Angeles Dodgers hit six home runs in wild win over Colorado Rockies The Los Angeles Dodgers hit six home runs, including two from first baseman Max Muncy, in a 12-8 victory over the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on Thursday night....
2019-06-28 17:00

Watch: Jose Ramirez hits two home runs in Indians' win over Royals After hitting just five home runs in his first 82 games this season, Cleveland Indians slugger Jose Ramirez hit two home runs against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium....
2019-07-05 17:16

U.S. weighs delaying Mexico tariffs as time for deal runs short Mexico is pushing for more time to negotiate over concerns the two sides won’t be able to reach agreement on all the steps Mexico would have to take to avert the tariffs, one person told Bloomberg. Trump has said the tariffs will be enacted on Monday...
2019-06-07 00:01

In China's Tech Hub, an Electric Transport Boom Runs on State Subsidies Today, more than 16,000 buses and 12,000 taxis whir along Shenzhen's palm-fringed boulevards. How many run on diesel or gasoline? Practically none. How many are made in China? Almost all....
2019-06-03 15:48

PS4 Free Game WARNING: Download this PlayStation exclusive now before time runs out PS4 players can download and play one of the best new games coming to the console. But you need to be quick, this PlayStation store exclusive isn't available for that much longer....
2019-06-30 09:32

Home runs rule in 2019, and tonight's $1 million Derby proves it From leaguewide records to jaw-dropping individual totals, the long ball is dominating baseball like never before. Here's what you need to know about its rise as MLB's Home Run Derby takes center stage....
2019-07-08 17:32

Underappreciated Novak Djokovic shows why Wimbledon title path runs through him Wimbledon loves an underdog, but the defending champion was not going to spare Roberto Bautista Agut as he progressed to a sixth men's singles final....
2019-07-12 23:32

Max Kepler ties MLB record with 5 consecutive home runs against Trevor Bauer Minnesota Twins right fielder, Max Kepler, tied a Major League Baseball record on Saturday by hitting a home run in five straight at-bats against Cleveland Indians pitcher, Trevor Bauer....
2019-07-15 04:16

The motorsport legend who runs an MOT centre: Autocar meets Ronnie Grant Grant has run Clapham North MOT under the London railway arches since 1960 Ronnie Grant started racing aged 41 but soon made up for lost time, with John Barnard and Patrick Head as his tech crew and Senna as a rival Some folk quit motor racing to ...
2019-06-16 12:48

US agency runs out of burial space after spike in gray whale deaths Landowners asked to help as authorities struggle with largest number of strandings in nearly two decadesThe carcasses of so many gray whales have washed up this year on the US west coast that authorities have run out of places to put them, and has as...
2019-06-16 05:16

Detroit Cop Runs Stop Sign, Causes Wreck, Then Arrests Other Driver to Cover His Ass Last week, a Michigan State Police officer was driving an unmarked Jeep Patriot when he ran a stop sign at an intersection in southwest Detroit. Running that stop sign put him into the path of a Honda Civic driving down the one-way street, which then...
2019-07-12 21:00

Indians scratch out 2 late runs, snap 4-game losing streak CLEVELAND (AP) — Not pretty or polished, but perfect for the Indians. With their confidence sagging, they had to end a season-high losing streak if it meant battling, scratching or clawing their way to a win. They did all of that. Roberto Perez’...
2019-05-25 10:48

Cricket World Cup 2019: Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan by 34 runs (DLS) – as it happened Nuwan Pradeep took a career-best 4-31 as Sri Lanka fought back to beat Afghanistan in a tense, rain-affected match in Cardiff 8.52pm BST Related: Sri Lanka get show on the road with a win after Afghanistan fluff their lines 7.23pm BST The Sri Lanka...
2019-06-05 00:32

Reds' Derek Dietrich draws ire of broadcaster over home runs: 'I don't understand why you have to do that' One of the more surprising storylines of the Major League Baseball season is the recent power surge Cincinnati Reds second baseman Derek Dietrich has had in 53 games....
2019-05-31 20:16

96-year-old Roy Englert runs 42-minute 5K to shatter age-group world record Englert, 96, runs 5000m in 42:30.23 to set age-group recordVirginia native already held the records in 800m and 1500mRoy Englert, 96, added yet another world record to his collection at last week’s USATF Masters Outdoor Championships, running the 500...
2019-07-19 14:16

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 18:48

Critic’s Notebook: ‘The Phantom Menace’ Wasn’t Great, but Its Force Still Runs Strong Jar Jar Binks. Stiff dialogue. Twenty years ago, the first new “Star Wars” movie since 1983 was a disappointing blockbuster that changed the future of movies....
2019-05-22 02:16

PS4 Free Game WARNING: Download this PlayStation exclusive now today before time runs out PS4 players can download and play one of the best new games coming to the console. But you need to be quick, this PlayStation store exclusive isn't available for that much longer....
2019-06-23 07:48

Trump administration runs up against legal wall in effort to lower drug prices A federal judge blocked a new requirement for drugmakers to display the price of medications in television ads, saying the Department of Health and Human Services overstepped its authority and would need approval from Congress....
2019-07-09 16:48

Moment of Roland Garros? Mahut's son runs onto court to comfort defeated father "With the rain falling on Wednesday, we revisit the most emotional moment of Roland Garros so far. Nicolas Mahut lost in the third round of the French Open and after breaking down in years, was comforted by his son, who ran onto the court."...
2019-06-05 17:32

Watch: Cody Bellinger hits two home runs in Dodgers' walk-off win over Diamondbacks Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Cody Bellinger hit two home runs, including a game-winning blast in the 10th inning, to give the Dodgers their fifth straight walk-off victory at Dodgers Stadium....
2019-07-04 22:32

Fake Cop Wore Body Armour, Gun Belt, Then Luck Runs Out At Traffic Stop A Virginia man was charged with impersonating a police officer after a Maryland State trooper spotted him attempt a traffic stop on Interstate 695 near Baltimore on Saturday, police said Sunday....
2019-06-17 13:32

India beat West Indies by 125 runs: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Live updates from the match at Old TraffordHow they stand: the latest World Cup tableEmail Tim or tweet @TimdeLisle 6.22pm BST Now for news of a proper contest. Damian Burns (23rd over) added a PS, which we now have time for. He’s in St Helena, which...
2019-06-27 19:48

Deer runs wild at sporting goods store in Palisades Center Mall A wayward deer found its way into a Dick’s Sporting Goods at a Rockland County mall this week — and ran wild in the store as police tried to corral him, new video shows. In a video posted to Facebook by the Clarkstown Police Department Tu...
2019-06-13 19:48

Ruthless India beat Australia by 36 runs in first heavyweight Cricket World Cup clash This was the first blockbuster World Cup fixture between two of the fancied teams. But it was all India, on the field and off it, where their fans packed into The Oval in the strongest voice....
2019-06-10 04:16

When Taco Bell runs out of tacos, who do you call? One person reportedly called the police When Taco Bell runs out of tacos, who do you call? In Louisiana, a consumer called the police department.        ...
2019-06-05 06:16

Chirinos hits slam, drives in 6 runs, Astros beat Blue Jays Robinson Chirinos hit his first grand slam and finished with a career-high six RBIs, Gerrit Cole struck out 10 and the Houston Astros routed the Toronto Blue Jays 15-2 on Friday night....
2019-06-15 06:16

Nadal racks up 12th French crown as Thiem runs out of steam at Roland Garros Defying the years and one of the most fierce onslaughts he has ever faced at Roland Garros, Rafa Nadal won his 12th French Open crown on Sunday, leaving Dominic Thiem crushed and a packed Parisian stadium shaking their heads in wonder....
2019-06-09 22:32

As it plans executive order on health costs, White House runs into industry hostility The most far-reaching element favored by White House aides would require insurers and hospitals to disclose the discounted rates they negotiate for services, according to people familiar with the deliberations....
2019-05-30 04:16

Minnesota Twins slug eight more home runs, on pace to shatter MLB single-season record Led by a pair of homers from Jonathan Schoop and Miguel Sano, the surprising slugging leaders crush Angels and now own MLB's best record.        ...
2019-05-24 10:32

Children's Birthday Party Gets Much Cooler After New Jersey Devils' Mascot Runs Through Glass Window When you’re a child, it’s surely cool to have the New Jersey Devils’ mascot show up to your birthday shindig, but what’s much more impressive is when NJ Devil gets overwhelmed by the play parachute, starts running around, and shatters a glass window....
2019-07-15 20:16

PS Plus June 2019 Free Games News as PlayStation excellent Sky Sports deal nearly runs out PLAYSTATION Plus is gearing up to reveal a new selection of free PS Plus games, but there's also another excellent offer available to new and existing subscribers who want to watch the Aston Villa vs Derby Championship play-off game....
2019-05-27 16:00

MLB London Series: With hitter-friendly dimensions, expect to see plenty of home runs from Red Sox and Yankees It's only 385 feet to center field at London Stadium for this weekend's series between the Yankees and Red Sox.       ...
2019-06-28 06:16

Sen. Rand Paul Blocks Bipartisan Bill to Make Sure Sept. 11 Victims’ Fund Never Runs Out of Money (WASHINGTON) — A Republican senator has blocked a bipartisan bill that would ensure a victims’ compensation fund for the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul questions the bill’s 70-year time frame and n...
2019-07-17 23:32

Klay Thompson Helped Off With Bad Knee Injury, Heroically Returns, Sinks Free Throws, Runs Back Off, Is Out Toward the end of the third quarter of Thursday night’s Game 6 in Oakland, Klay Thompson landed awkwardly after he was fouled on a breakaway layup by Danny Green, and appeared to badly mess up his left knee. Klay has already missed a game of this ser...
2019-06-14 10:16

England vs South Africa: Ben Stokes stars as 2019 Cricket World Cup hosts win Oval opener by 104 runs England are off and running in their home World Cup. Not with a bang, or an outrageous struggle but with a workmanlike showing that was plenty good enough to see off South Africa by 104 runs....
2019-05-30 21:32

Purley stabbing: Killer knife mob runs riot in mass brawl, leaving one teenager dead and two others injured A teenage boy was stabbed to death in a running brawl in a suburban high street. Two other youths were slashed as the fight raged through the centre of Purley, south of Croydon....
2019-07-12 15:48

New York Times runs 'distracted boyfriend' meme on front page of Business section It's a new frontier for journalism and meme culture: the New York Times runs the "distracted boyfriend" meme on the front of its Business section.        ...
2019-05-30 01:00

Elon Musk's sister, Tosca Musk, runs a Netflix-like streaming service for romance novels turned into movies Film Courage/YouTube Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla and SpaceX, has two entrepreneurial siblings named Kimbal and Tosca who have also founded their own companies. Tosca Musk is the cofounder and CEO of a streaming service called Passionflix that ho...
2019-07-18 18:32

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 17:16

'You can't help but wonder': As home runs fly at a record pace, MLB's doping question is back Juiced baseballs are cited as the reason for home runs being hit at a record pace, but what if PED use is also to blame? "You can't help but wonder."       ...
2019-07-08 13:16

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 17:16

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 19:16

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 14:16

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 ...
2019-06-21 04:00

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 11:16

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 19:00

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......
2019-05-21 14:48

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 19:48

E-scooters now seem less likely to run people off sidewalks What a difference a year makes - what was chaos in 2018 has turned orderly, as scooters now get parked in the "furniture zones," of sidewalks.       ...
2019-07-20 18:00

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...
2019-06-20 07:48

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....
2019-06-19 23:16

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...
2019-06-28 23:16

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 17:48

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 14:00

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 22:00

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 17:16

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 08:48

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 17:16

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 11:48

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 00:16

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 14:48

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 01:00

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....
2019-07-10 22:48

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 19:32

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....
2019-07-06 05:00

Putin Says Russians and Ukrainians Are ‘One People’ MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he believes Russians and Ukrainians constitute one nation and that the countries should find a way to integrate. Putin made the comments in an interview with the American film director Oliver Stone...
2019-07-20 19:32

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 23:48

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 18:00

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...
2019-06-14 03:48

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 08:32

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 16:48

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 23:48

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 14:16

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 21:16

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 10:00

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 13:32

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 19:16

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 19:16

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 14:16

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 12:00

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 15:00

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 19:00

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...
2019-07-17 04:00

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 21:48

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 04:32

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 22:16

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 20:16

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 05:16

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 03:32

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....
2019-06-11 02:00

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 08:48

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 20:00

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....
2019-05-22 19:48

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 17:32

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 03:48

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 15:16

48 kilometers is the farthest most people will travel to get some ass It turns out that 48 kilometers (30 miles) is the maximum distance most dating app users are willing to travel for a chance to meet the love of their lives. Indeed, two-thirds of people (68 percent) are seeking partners within the borders of their ow...
2019-07-19 00:01

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 01:01

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...
2019-05-27 04:00

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!...
2019-06-20 03:48

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 15:48

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 10:16

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 23:48

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 18:16

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 18:16

Iran defends execution of gay people The US and Germany have condemned Iran after its foreign minister defended the policy of execution for homosexuality. The issue erupted after a pointed question from a German reporter....
2019-06-12 13:48

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 12:49

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 22:48

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 11:16

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....
2019-06-20 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 04:32

‘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 16:32

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 18:16

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 10:32

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 19:32

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 14:32

"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 07:48

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....
2019-06-14 02:16

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 22:16

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 16:48

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 21:32

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 21:32

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 05:32

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...
2019-06-07 03:00

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...
2019-06-21 18:32

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 22:32

'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 04:48

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...
2019-06-20 17:00

The Latest: 4 people, dog rescued from Illinois floodwaters ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on severe weather across the United States (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Four people and a dog in a central Illinois village had to be rescued by police dive teams from rising waters during flash flooding after heavy rainsto...
2019-06-20 18:32

Treasure is said to be hidden in the Rockies, and people are getting hurt looking for it The Forrest Fenn treasure is said to be hidden in the Rocky Mountains. A recent injury caused the Gallatin County Sheriff's Office to issue a warning.        ...
2019-06-21 00:48

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 19:32

'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 15:32

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 21:32

1.5M attend Raptors' parade; four people shot Police in Toronto said four people were shot but none of the injuries were life-threatening. Two people were arrested and an investigation in ongoing....
2019-06-18 01:16

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 05:16

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 19:00

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

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 09:32

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 00:32

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...
2019-06-08 02:32

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 19:16

Correction: People-Tracy Morgan story NEW YORK (AP) — In a story June 4 about a car crash involving the comedian Tracy Morgan, The Associated Press erroneously reported the gender of the other driver. The driver was a woman, not a man. A corrected version of the story is below: Tracy Mor...
2019-06-05 19:48

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 20:00

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 10:16

James Corden: 'All the people that I like and respect' don't like Trump "The Late Late Show" host James Corden made it clear Wednesday night that he doesn't associate himself with Trump supporters during an appearance on "The Late Show," saying "all the people that I like and respect" don't like President Trump. ...
2019-06-06 12:48

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 07:00

Facts about skin cancer in black people Black people can get skin cancer, though it is less likely to affect them than people with lighter skin. For darker-skinned people, it usually occurs on lighter areas of the skin. Learn more here....
2019-07-17 07:48

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

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 15:48

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 06:16

Why do so many people still believe the moon landings were a hoax? – podcast On the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission that first put humans on the moon, Richard Godwin explores why conspiracy theories about the landings still endure. Plus Geoff Andrews on his part in the Guardian’s lunar front page from 1969 – and how...
2019-07-17 11:48

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 17:32

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 20:48

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 21:48

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 16:16

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 19:16

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 15:48

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 11:48

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 12:32

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 09:48

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 17:00

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 09:48

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)        ...
2019-07-09 23:16

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...
2019-07-09 22:32

The most popular products people bought on Prime Day Now that Prime Day is over, these are the 10 most popular deals our readers bought during the 48-hour sale extravaganza       ...
2019-07-17 21:16

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 04:32

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...
2019-07-09 01:00

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 15:48

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 09:32

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 content with the sound on, according to data shared with TNW by adult site xHamster...
2019-07-11 23:16

People are spending $500 a month to avoid their co-workers When The Wing, a co-working space for women, opened its first location in October 2016, Nik Aliye immediately applied for a membership. At the time, the now 27-year-old New Yorker worked in media — and her company had an office in SoHo where most of ...
2019-07-08 17:48

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 18:48

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 22:32

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 12:16

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 16:16

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 02:48

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....
2019-06-04 10:48

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 15:48

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 ...
2019-07-12 23:32

What people are saying on the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets on Monday for a rally to mark the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong's handover from British to Chinese rule, as anger over an extradition bill plunges the city into political turmoil....
2019-07-01 08:32

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 15:16

Fugitive Says He’ll Surrender If People Like Wanted Poster HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut police department has reached a deal with a fugitive that would have him surrender if enough people respond to a wanted poster on social media, an agreement that at least one expert calls unethical. Jose Simms, 29...
2019-05-23 22:32

"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 13:48

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 12:32

Gas explosion in New Zealand's Christchurch injures several people New Zealand emergency services evacuated residents near what they said was a suspected gas explosion in the South Island city of Christchurch on Friday that left a house on fire and several people injured....
2019-07-19 05:00

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 02:00

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 05:00

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 15:48

‘Stranger Things’ Season 3: This is what people will be talking about Netflix’s buzzy hit “Stranger Things” is back July 4th, bringing your fix of ’80s nostalgia and everyone’s favorite grumpy police chief. Season 3 of the sci-fi show sees Eleven (Mille Bobby Brown), Jim Hopper (David Harbour), Steve (Joe Keery) and th...
2019-07-01 22:01

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...
2019-07-01 23:32

'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 21:48

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....
2019-07-14 00:48

22 MS-13 members charged with killing seven people, racketeering A total of 22 MS-13 gang members and associates were indicted on federal charges of racketeering and murder for participating in a series of killings....
2019-07-17 10:00

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 15:48

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 17:48

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 11:32

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 04:16

People Gather To Honor Fallen EMS Personnel FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– People gathered in Frankfort Wednesday to honor those who gave their lives trying to save others. A bell rang out for every name said out loud, the names of the EMS Personnel throughout Kentucky who never made it home. ...
2019-05-23 03:16

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 05:16

7 people identified from Texas plane crash that killed 10 Seven of the 10 people killed in a plane crash on Sunday at Addison Airport were identified on Monday as federal investigators said they have recovered the cockpit voice recorder from the aircraft....
2019-07-02 04:48

| 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....
2019-07-15 00:32

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 21:32

Nielsen wants to track podcast data by... calling people Are true crime podcasts as popular with Millenials as they are with Baby Boomers? Does the under-35 crowd listen to wellness podcasts? Nielsen, the company behind the TV ratings system, will begin to survey Americans about their podcast consumption h...
2019-07-12 04:00

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 09:32

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 17:32

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 17:16

Floods and landslides kill at least 88 people in Nepal and India At least 88 people have died in Nepal and northeastern India, with millions affected after torrential rains triggered floods and landslides over the weekend....
2019-07-15 19:48

Act Against Those Forcing People To Chant Religious Slogans: Mayawati BSP chief Mayawati today alleged that a "wrong practice" of forcing people to chant religious slogans has begun in Uttar Pradesh and a few other states, while seeking tough action against it from the......
2019-07-15 17:16

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 12:48

A Strong Earthquake in Eastern Indonesia Has Killed 2 People (JAKARTA, Indonesia) — A strong earthquake in eastern Indonesia killed two people and damaged at least dozens of homes, a disaster official said Monday, as the government declared a seven-day emergency response period. The magnitude 7.3 quake o...
2019-07-15 10:48

The mesmerizing Moon: An astrophysicist unravels its pull on people Marking the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing, DW spoke with astrophysicist and author Ben Moore about how people have mythologized the Moon over the ages....
2019-07-16 01:48

Instagram priest takes to Venezuela's streets 'with the people' Venezuelan priest Luis Antonio Salazar has built a solid social media following over the past two years preaching the Bible over Instagram, breaking the mold of the country's conservative Catholic church....
2019-06-13 20:48

Google’s Parrotron is an AI tool for people with speech impediments Google's Parrotron is an AI tool that makes disfluent speech from people with impediments more intelligible to both people and automatic speech recognizers.Read More...
2019-07-18 01:32

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 11:16

Automatic for the people? Experts predict how AI will transform the workplace As artificial intelligence is increasingly introduced into business, an expert panel – hosted by the Guardian – forecast how it will change our working livesWorkplaces should use automation technologies to enhance employees’ jobs rather than to repla...
2019-07-18 16:48

Amazon Prime Day Glitch Let People Buy $13,000 Camera Gear for $94 If you’ve been bragging to your friends about the excellent deal you scored during Amazon’s Prime Day stunt, don’t. There’s little chance you did as well as many members of the Slickdeals forum did. Thanks to an error on Amazon’s website, several of ...
2019-07-18 19:32

Stop thinking you can hire enough people to fix your cybersecurity problems Compute and algorithms processing mountains of data is more efficacious than trying to hire cybersecurity professionals when there aren’t enough of them.Read More...
2019-07-18 22:16

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....
2019-06-12 22:16

More Than 2.5 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 18:16

Strange illusion makes people forget where their teeth are An illusion can trick people into thinking their teeth are closer to their neck than in reality, showing that our bodily perceptions are easily influenced...
2019-07-20 11:32

Not More Than 5,000 People In Super-Rich Category: Nirmala Sitharaman Ms Sitharaman said not more than 5,000 people are there in the super rich category in the country and the Union Budget 2019-20 has several measures to help start-ups....
2019-07-20 16:16

'We want people happy to be here' - Guardiola sends message to Sane "Pep Guardiola has hinted that Manchester City will not stand in the way of Leroy Sane\u0027s wishes if they are to join German champions Bayern Munich."...
2019-07-17 21:32

Over 5,000 People Lodged In Relief Camps In Flood-Hit Mizoram Over 5,000 people were lodged in relief camps and more than 4,000 people were being evacuated in Mizoram following floods triggered by heavy rain for the last seven days, officials said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17 12:32

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 17:01

Madonna: Instagram designed to make people feel bad Pop singer says platform enslaves people to their image and gaining approval of othersMadonna has criticised Instagram, which she says enslaves people into trying to win the approval of others.The intervention from the pop singer, who has almost 14 m...
2019-06-15 14:16

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 12:00

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 17:16

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 18:16

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...
2019-07-17 00:00

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 03:00

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...
2019-07-17 00:16

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 00:16

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 20:01

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 17:16

Fernando Corbató Removed Barriers Between People and Computers Fernando Corbató pioneered ways to allow many people to use a computer simultaneously, rather than waiting their turn, foreshadowing today’s world of instant answers. He died July 12 at age 93....
2019-07-20 16:32

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....
2019-06-29 07:32

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 21:48

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 20:48

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 02:48

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 00:32

Lightning strike injures up to 12 people in South Carolina A lightning strike on the Fourth of July injured as many as a dozen people near a South Carolina sand bar, according to reports. The incident was reported around 2:10 p.m. Thursday near a river by the Lawshe Plantation, where a tree was struck by the...
2019-07-05 01:32

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 17:48

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 06:16

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 01:32

People have serious complaints about ‘Stranger Things,’ but it has nothing to do with how good season 3 is A new research study from the Truth Initiative reveals that Netflix is the worst media offender when it comes to depicting smoking on-screen. After analyzing Netflix programs aimed at viewers in the 15-24 age range, the research found that a slew of ...
2019-07-05 21:48

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 06:16

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...
2019-06-21 00:48

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 20:32

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 20:32

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 03:16

Nigeria's cattle-raising Fulani people – in pictures With over 200 million people and an emerging middle class, Nigeria is witnessing a boom in demand for meat. Most of the demand is met by pastoralists from the ethnic Fulani group, who follow time-honoured techniques of raising cattle, driving them so...
2019-06-28 12:16

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 11:48

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 09:00

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....
2019-06-29 22:16

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 13:48

"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 13:48

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 12:32

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 20:00

Factbox: What people are saying on the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets on Monday for a rally to mark the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong's handover from British to Chinese rule, as anger over an extradition bill plunges the city into political turmoil....
2019-07-01 14:16

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 21:16

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 19:48

In Bosnia, refugees stuck in a country its own people leave Still deeply scarred by a brutal inter-ethnic war in the 1990s, Bosnia has become the chief bottleneck in the main land route for thousands of migrants seeking a better life in Europe...
2019-06-20 20:32

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 22:00

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 11:16

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 15:00

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 17:32

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 14:32

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 11:00

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 from 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 th...
2019-06-19 10:00

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 06:00

New high-tech Jerusalem checkpoint scanning 4,000 people a day When Palestinians cross a border checkpoint into Jerusalem, they go through the new Qalandiya station -- an upgraded passage point Israel hopes will cut out the long lines and poor conditions that plagued the old one....
2019-07-11 19:48

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 22:16

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 21:16

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 05:32

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 15:48

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 21:16

Most People Worldwide Trust That Vaccines Are Safe—But the Amount That Don’t Is Concerning The majority of people worldwide think vaccines are safe, according to a new global survey—but the share of doubters is still high enough to threaten immunity. The survey, conducted by polling group Gallup and health research charity Wellcom...
2019-06-19 19:48

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 02:48

3 people killed as 2 trains collide in southern Pakistan KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani railroad official says a passenger train has collided with a freight train in the southern city of Hyderabad, killing three people and injuring several others. Mohammad Rizwaz, Hyderabad station superintendent, sa...
2019-06-20 18:32

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 ...
2019-07-08 03:48

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.  ...
2019-06-20 01:32

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 23:48

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...
2019-07-09 01:16

| 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,...
2019-07-09 03:16

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....
2019-07-10 00:32

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 08:48

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 10:00

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 15:16

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 23:00

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 00:48

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 03:16

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 07:00

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 01:48

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 07:32

Trump: Russia told U.S. 'most of their people' have left Venezuela President Donald Trump said on Monday that Russia told the United States it had removed "most of their people" from Venezuela, where Moscow has maintained military and economic ties with socialist President Nicolas Maduro....
2019-06-04 03:16

Memes are helping people process the horrors of HBO's Chernobyl Chernobyl, HBO’s gutting five-part miniseries about the 1986 nuclear disaster, has quietly grown in popularity in the aftermath of Game Of Thrones’ divisive final episode. With every episode, Twitter and Reddit’s digital thoroughfares flood with digi...
2019-05-30 00:48

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 15:32

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 03:32

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 07:00

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 21:32

Ten people killed in ongoing shootout in Agua Prieta AGUA PRIETA, Ariz. – Ten people were killed during a shootout in Mexico near the Douglas Port of Entry on Monday, June 10. Cochise County Sheriff Mark Dannels told News 4 Tucson two cartels are involved in a shootout ranging from Naco to Agua P...
2019-06-11 08:32

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 02:01

H&R Block figures out what happened to people’s tax cuts last year H&R Block has figured out what happened to people’s tax cuts last year. The company said overall tax liability was down 24.9%. Wow, that’s great! But how come people didn’t feel 24.9% richer? That’s because the IRS changed the withholding table...
2019-05-21 16:00

Sudanese doctors say dozens of people raped during sit-in attack Hospitals in Khartoum record more than 70 cases of rape in aftermath of attack on protestDoctors believe paramilitaries carried out more than 70 rapes during an attack on a protest camp in Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, a week ago.More than 100 peop...
2019-06-11 13:01

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 10:16

8 People Taken To Hospital After Charter Bus Crash In Laurel County LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Eight people were hurt when a charter bus crashed in Laurel County. Deputies say it happened before 9:30 on Sunday morning on KY-1193. Investigators say a charter bus had 21 people on board, most of them minors, wh...
2019-06-03 04:32

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 21:48

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 08:00

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 11:48

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 13:16

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 22:48

4 people killed in 2-vehicle crash south of Omaha PLATTSMOUTH, Neb. (AP) — Eastern Nebraska officials report four people have died in a head-on crash on a highway south of Omaha. The Omaha World-Herald reports that the crash happened Sunday night on U.S. Highway 75 near the unincorporated community ...
2019-05-28 14:32

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 01:48

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 22:16

People in this town could be fined for crying or arguing in their own home You could be committing a crime and see yourself slapped with a hefty fine simply by crying or arguing in your own home if you live in the British town of Newcastle-Under-Lyme. A Freedom of Information request by The Sun has found that residents of t...
2019-05-29 03:01

News Reports: 8 People Shot At Party In Virginia CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — News reports say at least eight people were shot during a party in Virginia. It was not immediately known whether there were any fatalities. WAVY.com quotes a spokesperson with Sentara Norfolk General Hospital as saying that ei...
2019-05-26 16:32

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 18:16

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 18:32

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...
2019-05-22 21:16

Several people detained in waste dump protest in Russia Activists say Russian police have detained several environmentalists who were protesting against the construction of a waste dump in the country's northwest....
2019-06-05 15:00

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 16:16

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 11:48

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

New world heavyweight champ is 'an inspiration for all fat people,' says rival Braggadocio and trash talking -- where boxers taunt rivals to boost ratings and provide an alternative narrative for the media and fans outside of the ring -- are part and parcel of the boxing world....
2019-06-06 23:48

‘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...
2019-06-01 08:16

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 08:16

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 20:32

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...
2019-06-11 23:16

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 01:32

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 20:48

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....
2019-05-24 17:00