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Tourists flock to Uluru before ban, straining sacred site

Tourists to Australia’s Uluru, a massive sandstone monolith in the heart of the Northern Territory’s dry “Red Centre”, are flocking to climb the land structure before soon being ba...

Tourists flock to Uluru before ban, straining sacred site

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Climbers Flock to Uluru Before a Ban, Straining a Sacred Site A rush of visitors to the central Australia monolith ahead of an Oct. 26 deadline has brought an increase in trash, trespassing and illegal camping, officials say....
2019-07-11 16:16

Tourists Trash Sacred Site of Uluru as Permanent Closure Approaches In the 1999 movie, The Matrix, Agent Smith said that when trying to classify our species it came to him we are “A virus ...
2019-07-14 10:32

Space-obssessed tourists flock to Chile for solar eclipse LA SERENA, Chile — The total solar eclipse expected in northern Chile early next month is already drawing flocks of visitors eager to glimpse a rare view of the phenomenon through the region’s clear skies. In Coquimbo, a region spanning the Pacific c...
2019-06-10 23:32

Tourists flock to visit Chernobyl after HBO airs its popular series Tourists have flocked to Chernobyl, Ukraine to see the disaster zone and nuclear power plant depicted in HBOs new series "Chernobyl."        ...
2019-06-11 21:32

| Aussies flock to Kiwi migration site after election The number of Australians making online queries about migrating to New Zealand has surged after conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison's shock election win, official data showes....
2019-05-22 01:16

Picture perfect: Chinese tourists flock to lake to recreate viral photos Chinese tourists are flocking to a lake in southwest Yunnan province to recreate photos that have gone viral on social media, the country's latest selfie craze....
2019-06-21 19:48

Brainless Tourists Slaughter 5,000-Year-Old Sacred Scottish Tree An ancient and highly-sacred Scottish tree, The Fortingall Yew, located on the Glenlyon Estate in Perthshire, is thought to be between 3,000 - 5,000 years old and possibly the oldest tree in Europe.  ...
2019-05-29 02:16

EBay beats estimates as more shoppers flock to site, shares rise EBay Inc beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Wednesday, as efforts to make its platforms easier to navigate attracted more customers, coupled with growth in its advertising and payments businesses....
2019-07-18 00:32

‘Chernobyl’ producer begs tourists to be more respectful when visiting the site This is 2019, so, of course, selfie culture being what it is there’s been a spike in tourism to the site of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster — thanks to HBO’s critically acclaimed miniseries retelling the story that&r...
2019-06-13 01:00

'Chernobyl' creator asks tourists to show respect at disaster site Television show maker Craig Mazin reminded visitors to the exclusion zone in Ukraine that "a terrible tragedy occured there." Tour operators have reported a huge spike in interest after the release of the miniseries....
2019-06-12 13:48

HBO's 'Chernobyl' writer urges tourists to show respect when visiting disaster site Craig Mazin, the writer-producer on HBO's "Chernobyl" miniseries, has urged fans on Twitter to be respectful when visiting the nuclear disaster site....
2019-06-12 20:32

Chernobyl writer urges Instagram tourists to 'respect' nuclear disaster site Spike in visitors, including some who pose in little more than a G-string, prompts writer of HBO hit to speak outThe writer of the acclaimed HBO drama series Chernobyl has spoken out about the proliferation of lewd and inappropriate selfies taken by ...
2019-06-12 08:48

Constipated woman 'lost 10 years of memory' after straining too hard on the loo A WOMAN suffered memory loss after a bout of constipation. She reportedly suffered from an episode of 'transient global amnesia' while pushing for a poo....
2019-05-30 00:16

Brexit Is Sending Students Packing, Straining Private Schools on Both Ends While campuses in Britain look toward Asia in their struggle to refill seats, those on the Continent are scrambling to prepare for a crush of new pupils....
2019-05-27 16:48

National parks including Uluru and Kakadu not managed properly, audit finds Government agency has failed to work with traditional owners to look after parks such as Uluru-Kata Tjuta and KakaduAustralia’s six commonwealth national parks – including Kakadu and Uluru – are not being effectively managed by the government corpora...
2019-06-21 16:48

Consumers won’t flock to 5G as quickly as they did with 4G The adoption of the fifth generation (5G) of cellular technology will be slower than 4G in the consumer space due to various factors, an industry expert said. Speaking to TechRadar Middle East, Sukhdev Singh, vice-president at market research and ana...
2019-07-07 23:32

Celebs flock to FaceApp - but what are the risks? An app which artificially alters faces to make them look older has gone viral on social media over the past few days, with people rushing to download it and take part in the #FaceAppChallenge....
2019-07-18 11:48

Venezuelans flock to Peru before new entry requirements Venezuelan citizens were rushing to enter Peru Thursday less than two days before it imposes new entry requirements on migrants fleeing the crisis-wracked South American nation....
2019-06-14 05:00

Instagrammers flock to toxic lake for selfies An industrial dump site in Siberia whose turquoise lake resembles a tropical paradise has become a magnet for Instagrammers.       ...
2019-07-17 21:16

Fox News viewers flock to Trump’s holiday speech Fox News Channel viewers gave the network unusually high ratings for the Fourth of July because it aired President Donald Trump’s Washington parade and speech...
2019-07-11 05:48

Flock of birds prompts South Korea to scramble fighter jets South Korea scrambled fighter jets after detecting an unidentified object flying near its border with the North – but the intruder turned out to be a flock of birds, officials said. The South’s Joint Chiefs of Staff earlier said radar detected “trace...
2019-07-01 16:32

All 3 Leaders Of Upendra Kushwaha's Party Flock To Nitish Kumar's Team After drawing a blank in the Lok Sabha elections, former Union minister Upendra Kushwaha's Rashtriya Lok Samata Party got yet another setback today as all three of its members in the bicameral......
2019-05-26 18:00

Inside Trump's DC hotel, where allies and lobbyists flock to peddle their interests Fossil fuel interests, pro-gun groups, foreign delegations and all manner of allies visit the Trump International Hotel to cozy up to the administration, say watchdogsOn 25 July, the conservative Heartland Institute is slated to host a one-day meetin...
2019-07-18 15:32

Abandoned sacred places around the world From black-stoned pyramids staggering out of the Sudanese desert to the silhouetted bare bones of England's Gothic Whitby Abbey in North Yorkshire striking abandoned sacred places can be found across the world....
2019-05-29 18:16

10 Sacred (and Sometimes Scary) Ritual Masks Masks are one of the few things on the earth that connect all of humanity throughout time. We have created ritual masks since our very beginnings in order to disguise, protect, or entertain.  ...
2019-05-22 08:32

‘Unidentified object’ flying over DMZ sparking media frenzy turns out to be flock of birds An “unidentified object” detected flying near South Korea’s border with North Korea that sparked a media frenzy and prompted the south to launch fighter jets on Monday turned out to be a flock of birds....
2019-07-02 03:16

US officials to put off oil leases near sacred tribal land ALBUQUERQUE, NM — US Interior Secretary David Bernhardt has agreed to put off oil and gas leasing for a year on land that Native Americans consider sacred surrounding Chaco Culture National Historical Park in northwestern New Mexico. The decision com...
2019-05-31 01:32

2020 Democrats flock to McDonald's strikes as workers push for raise, harassment policy changes Kamala Harris will rally with McDonald's workers in Las Vegas, while Pete Buttigieg, Beto O'Rourke and Cory Booker will join with striking workers in South Carolina....
2019-06-14 17:16

'Sacred day': Chinese remember Tiananmen killings by fasting Thirty years after crackdown, fasting is gaining traction to mark 4 June amid increasing censorshipFor the past 29 years, Chen Wei has marked the anniversary of the bloody 4 June Tiananmen Square crackdown by fasting for 24 hours, consuming only wate...
2019-06-03 12:16

Sacred Games Season 2 to Release on August 15, Trailer Out Sacred Games season 2, the second part of the much-awaited show, will be back on Netflix on August 15. Netflix has also shared the Sacred Games 2 trailer....
2019-07-09 13:16

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

34 arrested in protest of massive telescope on sacred Hawaiian peak Mauna Kea is known to some native Hawaiians as a sacred volcano, but it could soon be home to a $1.4 billion telescope.        ...
2019-07-19 12:00

Vestal Virgins: Powerful Priestesses of Rome’s Sacred Flame In the Res Gestae Divi Augustus (‘The Deeds of the Divine Augustus’), Augustus demonstrates his piety by stating that he was a member of all four major priesthoods in Rome – the Pontifices, Augures, Quindecemviri and Septemviri. There was, however, o...
2019-06-13 19:16

33 arrested in protest of massive telescope on sacred Hawaiian peak Mauna Kea is known to some native Hawaiians as a sacred volcano, but it could soon be home to a $1.4 billion telescope.       ...
2019-07-18 06:48

Ford Secretly Created the New Pickup Truck Emoji Because Nothing Is Sacred July 17 is World Emoji Day, a fake but harmless holiday created by the founder of Emojipedia. To celebrate this year, Ford slyly revealed that it has succeeded in surreptitiously creating the pickup emoji. The company hired a marketing firm and a te...
2019-07-17 17:16

Mount Shasta: Spirits and Danger on a Sacred California Mountain Mount Shasta, located near the Oregon border in northern California, holds the distinction of being one of the world’s preeminent sacred mountains. It is recognized as an eligible Native American cultural and cosmological property on the National Reg...
2019-07-12 03:16

Interior Backtracks on Plans to Drill in Sacred New Mexico Canyon, For Now In a rare but potentially brief turn, Department of the Interior Secretary David Bernhardt—a man infamously known for his conflict of interests with the oil and gas industry—did something...good?...
2019-05-30 23:32

The Grand Architect: The Sacred Link Between Architecture and the Divine Across Ancient Cultures In 1892, architect W.R. Lethaby wrote: “The main purpose and burden of sacred architecture - and all architecture, temple, tomb, or palace... ...
2019-07-06 08:32

3000-year-old Greek Processional ‘Sacred Road’ Discovered in Turkey An important and very rare ‘Sacred Road’ has been unearthed by archaeologists in western Turkey.  ...
2019-07-11 03:32

New Mexico Dems Are Fighting to Protect Sacred Tribal Land From Drilling On Tuesday night, the House passed an appropriations package that included funding for the Department of the Interior. The bill was never going to lead the nightly news, but for the Native population in New Mexico, its success in the House—though jus...
2019-06-28 00:48

Shanghai Sacred: inside China's religious revival – photo essay Photographer and anthropologist Liz Hingley uncovers the spiritual landscape of China’s largest city, revealing the spaces and rituals of this cosmopolitan megalopolis that is home to 26 million people – and to religious groups from Buddhism to Islam...
2019-06-20 12:00

Protests rage against construction of massive telescope on sacred Hawaiian peak Mauna Kea is known to some native Hawaiians as a sacred volcano, but it could soon be home to a $1.4 billion telescope.        ...
2019-07-16 04:32

‘Bread is practically sacred’: how the taste of home sustained my refugee parents Nothing taught me more about my parents – and myself – than the food they cherished after fleeing wartorn Bosnia. By Aleksandar HemonMy parents’ social life in Bosnia (and therefore their children’s) regularly featured a bunch of their friends gettin...
2019-06-13 08:32

Over 20 arrests made in protest of massive telescope on sacred Hawaiian peak Mauna Kea is known to some native Hawaiians as a sacred volcano, but it could soon be home to a $1.4 billion telescope.       ...
2019-07-18 04:16

"Balidaan Dena Hoga," Says Delhi Metro With 'Sacred Games 2' Meme Pankaj Tripathi's "Balidaan dena hoga (there has to be a sacrifice)" dialogue from 'Sacred Games 2' has inspired a ton of memes on social media - including one from Delhi Metro Rail Corporation....
2019-07-11 06:00

Hundreds Of Activists Fill Street To Continue Protesting Telescope Construction On Sacred Hawaiian Land On Sunday morning, hundreds of activists protested the building of the Thirty Meter Telescope at Mauna Kea on Hawaii island by gathering at Kalakaua and Kuhio avenues. By 11 a.m., the “Waikiki for Mauna Kea” march filled the street with hundreds of p...
2019-07-22 07:32

Giant – and controversial – telescope to be built on sacred Hawaiian peak Scientists say the new telescope will help answer fundamental questions about the advent of the universe.        ...
2019-06-21 08:48

Why Amsterdam wants tourists to go elsewhere Amsterdam's urban charms have always been a draw for tourists, but now the city is trying to reduce visitor numbers. One message: Go see the rest of the Netherlands. Find out other ways they're discouraging overtourism....
2019-05-23 13:32

Amazing places with almost no tourists Parisian bridges are weighted down with copycat "love locks," while visitors crowd cheek-to-jowl into Barcelona churches and Dubrovnik's historic center. In Italy, attempts to manage the impact of tourism range from segregating visitors to fines for ...
2019-06-03 22:01

Tourists are flocking to Chernobyl thanks to HBO miniseries CHERNOBYL, Ukraine — The success of a US television miniseries examining the world’s worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl has driven up the number of tourists wanting to see the plant, and the ghostly abandoned town that neighbors it, for themselves. ...
2019-06-07 03:00

This naked bar in the UK invites tourists to sip and strip It’s bottom’s up — and out — at this UK naked bar. The Coach & Horses, a historic Soho district pub, was recently granted a nudist license, giving its customers and bartenders permission to let it all hang out. The otherwise-very-traditio...
2019-06-04 19:16

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

6 Brazilian tourists die of carbon monoxide in Chile SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean authorities say six Brazilian tourists died of carbon monoxide poisoning while staying in an old apartment in central Santiago. Authorities said Wednesday that police had been alerted by the Brazilian Embassy, which was...
2019-05-23 03:16

As Trade War With U.S. Grinds On, Chinese Tourists Stay Away The number of Chinese tourists is falling. And that’s especially painful to businesses they favor, because they tend to spend more than other visitors....
2019-06-12 12:16

China is installing spyware on tourists' phones Visitors to Xinjiang in northwest China are experiencing a nasty surprise in the form of a spyware app that's being forcefully installed on their phones....
2019-07-04 18:00

These are America’s safest cities for tourists 24/7 Wall St. has put together a list of the safest cities for tourists to visit based on a review of violent crime levels per 100,000 people.        ...
2019-06-06 01:00

China loads surveillance app onto tourists' phones China's far-reaching security network is targeting tourists, with border guards secretly installing a surveillance app onto the phones of visitors to Xinjiang, according to a joint report by several major international media organizations....
2019-07-03 15:32

China installing spyware on tourists' phones Chinese border authorities have been installing an app on tourists' smartphones which gathers personal data including text messages and contacts, it has been reported....
2019-07-03 14:00

Amsterdam invites tourists to 'marry' a local for a day Fake weddings aim to improve relations between residents and visitors and include a brief ‘honeymoon’ to explore the city’s less popular sights I’m wearing a vintage bridal gown with a long train, and my groom, Julian du Perron (30), is in a top hat....
2019-06-05 21:00

Chinese tourists are flocking to this lake just for selfies DALI, China — Chinese tourists are flocking to a lake in southwest Yunnan province to recreate photos that have gone viral on social media, the country’s latest selfie craze. Visitors to Erhai lake say photography sets offering everything from rare a...
2019-06-22 01:16

NASA Is Opening the ISS to Tourists—but Don't Worry, You Can't Afford It Starting as early as next year, NASA will make the International Space Station available to space tourists and other business ventures. Sounds exciting, but the associated costs are far beyond what most of us can afford. Read more......
2019-06-08 00:32

Bear cub killed for being ‘too friendly’ after tourists fed it, took selfies SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon wildlife officials have killed a young black bear that people have been feeding and taking photos with. The Statesman Journal reports state wildlife biologists determined last week that the 100-pound (45-kilogram) male bear ...
2019-06-18 19:48

Several tourists die as freak storm strikes Greece Seven people, including six tourists, were killed and dozens more injured in a freak storm Wednesday that tore through north Greece, officials said. The storm slammed the tourist destination of Halkidiki, where gale-force winds, heavy rain and hail b...
2019-07-12 03:48

Egypt: 11 tourists safe after hot air balloon incident LUXOR, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian officials say 11 tourists are safe after their hot air balloon drifted away, forcing them to land in the country’s southern desert. The officials say the tourists — five Indians, four Chinese, a British and an Egypt...
2019-06-20 13:32

Egypt opens Bent Pyramid to tourists The pyramids of Egypt have long attracted visitors intrigued by their ancient history, and now travelers have the opportunity to visit a distinctive structure just south of Cairo....
2019-07-15 18:16

Rohtang Pass To Open For Tourists From June 1 Rohtang Pass, the 13,050 feet gateway to Lahaul and Spiti Valley, is set to open for tourists from June 1 onwards, according to district authorities....
2019-05-30 08:48

‘It’s getting like Disneyland’: Bruges pulls up drawbridge on tourists The picture-perfect Flemish city is just the latest to announce a crackdown on visitor numbers. But not everyone is happyThere is a distinctly military pace to the ant-like line of tourists that streams out every morning from Bruges’s sprawling art-d...
2019-06-16 20:00

| US moves to bar American tourists from visiting Cuba The Trump administration clamped down on US tourist visits to Cuba Tuesday, aiming to cut the flow of dollars to a country that Washington accuses of helping prop up Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
2019-06-05 17:00

Bruges to limit tourists due to fears of being like ‘Disneyland’ Another city has fallen victim to the scourge of tourism. This time, it’s the popular Belgian pitstop of Bruges, an UNESCO World Heritage city known for its medieval buildings and nicknamed the “Venice of the North” for its picturesque canals. (You m...
2019-06-19 05:32

5 American tourists have died in the Dominican Republic in less than three months Screengrab/NBC News Portia Ravenelle and Orlando Moore, of New York, died in a car crash in the Dominican Republic in March while driving to the airport. Edward Nathaniel Holmes and Cynthia Day, of Maryland, and Miranda Schaup-Werner, of Pennsylvani...
2019-06-06 00:48

Crisis Hits Dominican Republic Over Deaths of U.S. Tourists Officials in the Dominican Republic are struggling to explain the deaths of at least nine American tourists in recent months, and say they are a target of an exaggerated campaign of “fake news.”...
2019-06-24 02:16

Nearly 70 tourists to Dominican Republic reported illness since March Nearly 70 tourists have reported getting violently ill while vacationing in the Dominican Republic since March, according to a commonly used website that tracks food-borne illness outbreaks. That’s up from just 10 reported illnesses in the country fo...
2019-06-10 22:16

US loses billions as Chinese tourists stay away over trade war The number of arrivals from China to the US fell last year for the first time in 15 years. The Chinese are the world's highest-spending foreign visitors and their tourism dollar is sorely missed....
2019-06-14 05:32

Over 400 Tourists Stranded For 4 Days Evacuated From North Sikkim Over 400 tourists were evacuated from North Sikkim on Thursday, four days after they got stranded in the district due to heavy rain and the resulting damage to roads....
2019-06-21 07:32

7 U.S. tourists have died of illness at Dominican resorts since January A Staten Island, N.Y., woman died this week while vacationing in the Dominican Republican, bringing the number of Americans who have died due to illness at resorts in the Caribbean country to seven this year....
2019-06-14 22:48

2 tourists killed by heavy storms in Switzerland and Greece Authorities say a tourist has drowned in Switzerland’s Lake Geneva after her boat capsized in a driving storm and another was killed in nearby France.       ...
2019-06-16 19:48

Look: Wales tourists find lizard stowed away from Island of Kos Animal rescuers in Wales said a small Balkan green lizard stowed away with some tourists and ended up 2,383 miles from its home on the Greek Island of Kos....
2019-06-15 05:32

Tourists injured in Venice cruise ship crash A cruise ship lost control before docking in Venice's San Basilio terminal, crashing into the wharf and hitting a tourist boat. At least four boat passengers sustained minor injuries....
2019-06-02 17:16

Dubai To Offer Free 30-Day Alcohol Licence For Tourists Dubai will now offer a free 30-day alcohol licence for tourists, a move that ensures visitors will not be penalised for breaking the law, the media reported on Friday....
2019-07-12 18:16

Four German tourists arrested over Mallorca gang rape An 18-year-old German woman reported the alleged attack, in a hotel room in the northeast of the island, to police. The men were detained at Palma De Mallorca airport as they checked in for their return flight....
2019-07-05 08:01

Egypt explosion injures tourists near Giza pyramids At least 14 people were injured in an explosion that targeted a tourist bus carrying 25 South African citizens, Egypt's state-run Ahram daily reported....
2019-05-21 17:32

Six tourists killed in fierce storm in northern Greece Two children among dead after series of incidents in Halkidiki region, with dozens injuredSix tourists have been killed and dozens of people injured in a fierce storm in northern Greece, authorities have said.Strong winds and hail hit the Halkidiki r...
2019-07-11 14:48

Shorts in Alaska? Residents, tourists cope in heat You wouldn't normally associate Anchorage, Alaska with record heat, but that's been the case for the last 11 days, The National Weather Service says there have been nine new daily high temperature records set in the last 11 days in Anchorag...
2019-07-10 16:48

Blast injures at least 16 tourists on bus near Giza pyramid in Egypt At least 16 people riding a tourist's bus near the Giza pyramid in Egypt suffered non-life-threatening injuries in an explosion Sunday, according to authorities....
2019-05-21 14:48

Widow questions husband’s death in Dominican Republic after tourists die A Maryland woman said that three American tourists dying at a Dominican Republic resort has her questioning the circumstances of her husband’s death in that country. Dawn McCoy said she does not believe it’s a coincidence that her husband...
2019-06-08 02:48

5 U.S. Tourists Have Died in the Dominican Republic Since April. Should You Cancel Your Trip? A string of high profile deaths, illnesses and a claim of assault in the Dominican Republic has cast a shadow of concern over a country whose economy is largely driven by tourism. But despite the tragic headlines, hotel officials and safety experts a...
2019-06-08 02:48

Got $50 Million for a Vacation? NASA to Open Space Station to Tourists NASA will allow private citizens to stay at the International Space Station (ISS) for month-long getaways at a cost of about $35,000 per night, the US space agency said on Friday....
2019-06-08 14:16

Rich Indians To The Rescue As Chinese Tourists Shun Thailand Thailand's struggling tourism industry is finding support with visitors from the population colossus to its west, just as the years of bumper arrivals from the giant to its north are beginning to......
2019-07-08 09:00

At least seven South Korean tourists dead in Budapest boat disaster Hungarian rescue officials said there was little chance of finding survivors after a boat carrying South Korean tourists sank on the Danube in Budapest, killing at least seven people and leaving 21 people missing....
2019-05-30 15:00

From Amsterdam to Venice, the impact of too many tourists sparks outrage and action Several recent events, incidents and widely shared images have brought the issue of "overtourism," and its economic, environmental and human consequences front and center....
2019-06-16 19:32

Missing teens could be connected to murdered tourists, Canadian police say Two concurrent investigations in northern Canada - a search for two missing teenagers, days after a double homicide of an Australian and an American on a remote highway - could be connected, Canadian federal police said on Monday....
2019-07-23 08:16

Memories of Massacres Were Long Suppressed Here. Tourists Now Retrace the Atrocities. Jeju Island’s natural beauty has long attracted millions of South Koreans. Visitors now come to tour sites associated with a government-led postwar slaughter that was forbidden to discuss for decades....
2019-05-28 12:01

| As China locks up Muslims in Xinjiang, it opens its doors to tourists From the expansive dunes of the Taklamakan Desert to the snow-capped peaks of Tianshan, Chinese authorities are selling troubled Xinjiang as a tourist idyll, welcoming travellers even as they send locals to internment camps....
2019-07-15 20:01

Tiffany says fewer Chinese tourists, US trade war led to sales decline Tiffany & Co. says the trade war is taking the shine off its sales. The luxury jeweler said sales declined in the most recent quarter because fewer Chinese tourists are traveling to the US, and because the tariff war with China is making its baubles ...
2019-06-04 23:16

Iceland: Tourists find 50 pilot whales dead on beach A group of American tourists spotted the whales during a helicopter tour over the west coast of the Nordic island. Although the huge aquatic mammals are notorious for beaching, the sheer number has surprised experts....
2019-07-20 15:00

Human-powered ferry makes a difference for tourists — and the captain Maik Slotta is a man you won't forget. He runs the only remaining manually operated ferry in the German state of Brandenburg, and there's no one to replace him, as DW's Hardy Graupner reports from the Spreewald region....
2019-06-12 14:48

NASA to open International Space Station to tourists from 2020 It's a package holiday with a difference: NASA has said it is opening up the International Space Station to commercial space travel. But you will need deep pockets to venture into deep space....
2019-06-07 22:16

NASA to allow tourists to visit International Space Station from 2020 NASA plans to allow tourists to visit the International Space Station by 2020. Until now, the floating space lab has only been accessible to astronauts representing state-level space agencies. But in a surprise announcement today, NASA confirmed that...
2019-06-07 22:16

Chinese officials reportedly installed a surveillance app on tourists' phones Chinese border guards are reportedly installing surveillance apps on the phones of some travelers. According to an investigation by the Guardian, The New York Times and Süddeutsche Zeitung, the app extracts emails, texts and contacts, as well as...
2019-07-02 19:32

Huge migrant influx scares off Greek island tourists Tourists are avoiding the Greek island of Samos due to the shocking situation at the Vathy migrant camp, which has grown into a sprawling settlement. Locals and asylum-seekers feel authorities have abandoned them....
2019-06-24 00:48

Hong Kong Protesters Are Taking Their Message to Chinese Tourists A march planned for Sunday is the first major action since protesters concerned about Beijing’s influence broke into the Hong Kong legislature last week....
2019-07-07 09:48

China warns tourists, companies about risks in U.S.: state media China's foreign ministry has warned companies operating in the United States they could face harassment from U.S. law enforcement agencies, state media reported on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 10:32

NASA To Open International Space Station To Tourists From Next Year NASA said Friday it will open up the International Space Station for tourism and other business ventures as of next year, as it seeks to financially disengage from the orbiting research lab....
2019-06-07 17:16

Chinese border guards put secret surveillance app on tourists' phones Software extracts emails, texts and contacts and could be used to track movementsChinese border police are secretly installing surveillance apps on the phones of visitors and downloading personal information as part of the government’s intensive scru...
2019-07-02 21:48

Chernobyl welcomes the tourists – ‘a messy and morally queasy experience’ Interest in the site of the 1986 nuclear reactor disaster has grown hugely in the wake of the HBO series – but it is a long way from being a place of solemnity and reflectionLast November, I stood in the forest of Pripyat – the town that was evacuate...
2019-06-04 23:16

Egypt suspends hot air ballooning in Luxor after 11 tourists swept into the desert Egypt has suspended hot air ballooning over ancient sites in Luxor after winds took 11 tourists off course and forced them to land in the desert.       ...
2019-06-22 03:32

Tourists Horrified As Glass Deck Coating On 103rd Floor Cracks Visitors to the see-through glass observation deck in Chicago's Willis Tower were in for a shock when the protective layer covering the glass beneath their feet began to crack....
2019-06-14 10:16

BREAKING: One dead as tourists forced to flee into the sea after Italian volcano erupts A VOLCANO on the island of Stromboli has erupted, leaving at least one person dead, with tourists reportedly throwing themselves into the sea in panic....
2019-07-03 22:16

Moroccan court orders death penalty for jihadists who beheaded tourists Three Isis supporters who killed two Scandinavian women given death sentence A Moroccan court has sentenced three Islamic State supporters to death for the murder of two Scandinavian women who were beheaded while on a hiking trip in the High Atlas mo...
2019-07-18 19:32

Austrian, German tourists fined in Italy for hammock, coffee incidents Italy has been clamping down on anti-social or unwanted behavior in its tourist centers. In Trieste it involved a hammock, in Venice a camping stove and a cup of coffee by the ancient Rialto bridge....
2019-07-19 21:32

One dead, 11 wounded in bar shooting in Playa del Carmen in Mexico; no tourists injured The local tourism council said leaders have worked to keep popular tourist destinations safe with surveillance cameras and modernizing police force.        ...
2019-05-22 01:48

Gujarat On Cyclone Alert, Tourists Told To Move To Safe Places Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has appealed to the tourists visiting the state to leave for a safer place after noon on June 12, in the view of Cyclone Vayu which is likely to hit with a wind......
2019-06-12 08:48

Square Feet: Cuba’s New Luxury Hotels Look to Lure Waves of U.S. Tourists As Cuba’s relationship with the United States grows warmer, redevelopment is heating up, too. But obstacles lie between the pent-up demand and the potential payoff....
2019-05-21 16:16

China Snares Tourists’ Phones in Surveillance Dragnet by Adding Secret App Border authorities routinely install the app on the phones of people entering the Xinjiang region by land from Central Asia, gathering personal data and scanning for material considered objectionable....
2019-07-02 23:16

France fries: Record heat hits tourists, schools, hospitals PARIS (AP) — Schools are spraying kids with water and nursing homes are equipping the elderly with hydration sensors as France battles a record-setting heat wave baking much of Europe. The French national weather service activated its highest-level h...
2019-06-28 10:16

Dominican authorities announce new safety measures to ease tourists' fears The Dominican Republic's Ministry of Tourism is rolling out new safety measures in an effort to calm the fears of Americans traveling to the Caribbean island, according to the ministry's chief of staff Pablo Espinal....
2019-07-18 14:32

Tourists, Residents Evacuated As Wildfire Spreads At Hawaii's Maui Island Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke billowing high into the sky, officials and local......
2019-07-12 18:16

Hawaii warns tourists of parasitic worm that can burrow into human brains Enlarge / Male Angiostrongylus cantonensis (credit: Punlop Anusonpornperm) Hawaii’s health department has released fresh warnings about a parasitic worm that can infest human brains after officials confirmed that three more visitors to the state pi...
2019-05-31 05:48

Hong Kong Protesters Try to Drum Up Support Among Mainland Chinese Tourists In their first major protest since an unprecedented break-in at the government complex last week, tens of thousands of Hong Kong demonstrators marched to a controversial railway terminus Sunday in a symbolic attempt to bring their grievances to Beiji...
2019-07-07 19:00

Hong Kong protesters take to Kowloon, in bid to appeal to mainland Chinese tourists Tens of thousands of people marched through the Kowloon side of Hong Kong on Sunday in the latest of a long series of protests against a proposed law that would allow extradition to China....
2019-07-07 14:16

NASA will let tourists visit the International Space Station starting in 2020 NASA plans to allow tourists to visit the International Space Station from 2020 – at an estimated cost of more than $50 million (£39 million) per trip....
2019-06-08 02:32

Rome codifies edicts aimed at messy tourists, rude Romans ROME (AP) — Tired of ad hoc bans on ill behavior by tourists, Rome has converted its temporary crackdowns into one big law. The city announced Friday that the city council had a day earlier approved the all-encompassing law. Most bans, like frolickin...
2019-06-07 18:16

Dominican Republic deaths and alleged attacks making U.S. tourists very nervous At least seven Americans have died in 2019 in the Dominican Republic, with questions being raised about what is going on.       ...
2019-06-19 07:48

Egypt opens Bent Pyramid to tourists, unveils new archaeological finds The Egyptian government has opened an unusual pyramid to the public for the first time in decades. Its Antiquities Ministry also put on display a host of significant archaeological finds recently discovered in the area....
2019-07-14 11:16

Greece: 20-minute storm kills six tourists in Halkidiki – video report Six people have been killed and dozens more injured in fierce storms in northern Greece. Strong winds and hail hit the popular Halkidiki region near the city of Thessaloniki late on Wednesday. Television footage showed overturned cars, fallen trees, ...
2019-07-11 20:48

‘Idiot’ tourists slammed for digging up baby sea turtles on Florida beach Ignoring clear signs which read "Do Not Touch," a group of tourists at Boca Raton beach decided to dig up a three-foot deep hole and put more than 60 baby turtles in a bucket, according to an onlooker....
2019-07-05 21:32

Report finds Grand Canyon tourists buoyed nearby communities GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — A new report from the National Park Service says areas surrounding the Grand Canyon benefited last year from millions of tourism dollars. Grand Canyon National Park officials say the report found the 6.3 milli...
2019-05-29 06:16

Volcano erupts on Italian island popular with tourists, killing hiker on mountainside An Italian hiker from Milazzo was killed on Wednesday as a volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli erupted. According to fire brigade commander Giuseppe Biffarella, the eruption injured another hiker on the side of the mountain, throwing ash high ...
2019-07-03 22:32

Baked Alaska: record heat fuels wildfires and sends tourists to the beach Anchorage sees 80-degree weather with nearly 120 fires blazing across the stateRecord-breaking heat across Alaska is pushing tourists to beaches, and sending flames across the unseasonably hot, dry state.Anchorage experienced higher than average temp...
2019-07-03 11:01

Tourists shocked to find popular ‘Gates of Heaven’ attraction on Instagram is fake Thousands of visitors flock to Lempuyang Temple in Bali each year, hoping to recreate photographs of them posing at the ethereal "Gates of Heaven". But it turns out it is a clever lie....
2019-07-11 21:16

Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic will take tourists to space. Now it's set to go public British billionaire Richard Branson’s space-tourism unit Virgin Galactic plans to go public later this year, the company announced Tuesday.       ...
2019-07-09 13:48

Seven South Korean tourists killed, 19 missing after Hungarian boat capsizes on Danube At least seven people were killed and nearly 20 were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police and ambulance officials said....
2019-05-30 05:48

NASA Opens Space Station to Tourists and Businesses to Promote Commercial Activities The trips, to be arranged by private companies, come as part of a broader effort to jump-start commercial initiatives on the international space station....
2019-06-08 09:48

Incidents involving American tourists raise safety concerns about Dominican Republic A Maryland couple was found dead in their Dominican Republic hotel room the same week a Delaware woman went public with a story of being beaten there.        ...
2019-06-04 00:16

Health, environmental inspectors conduct tests at Dominican resorts where U.S. tourists died Teams of experts and inspectors from several international agencies are conducting tests at resorts in the Dominican Republic where at least three U.S. tourists died suddenly in their rooms....
2019-06-07 18:48

Seven killed in Hungary as boat carrying South Korean tourists capsizes on the Danube At least seven people were killed and more than a dozen were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police and ambulance said....
2019-05-30 09:00

Seven killed as Hungarian boat carrying South Korean tourists capsizes on Danube At least seven people were killed and more than a dozen were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police and ambulance said....
2019-05-30 04:32

Best free blogging site of 2019 Free blogging sites have come a long way in recent years, and it’s now easier than ever to create a professional-looking blog to share a hobby with likeminded people, express your opinions, and establish an online presence.These free blogging ...
2019-06-07 02:00

Plan Meals With a Budget of $5 a Day Using This Site Almost half of American families don’t make enough money to regularly cover basic expenses like rent and food. A few years ago Leanne Brown made headlines with her book “Good & Cheap” which helps you plan recipes for the week working with a budge...
2019-07-07 21:32

Tourists pose by Chernobyl nuclear power plant wreckage in disturbing selfie trend HOLIDAYMAKERS are booking on to guided tours of Chernobyl. During these dark trips to Pripyat and the exclusion zone, many take disturbing Instagram snaps....
2019-06-11 18:48

Scare at 103 stories: Coating cracks on glass ledge of Chicago skyscraper, worrying tourists The protective coating cracked at Willis Tower in Chicago on Monday. The crack posed no danger to tourists, but was scary to some.       ...
2019-06-14 15:48

Hard Rock's Dominican Republic resort, where two US tourists died, pulls minibars from all rooms The Hard Rock resort in the Dominican Republic, where two U.S. tourists died in the past year, says it is removing minibars from all its guest rooms....
2019-06-22 19:32

Venice kicks out, issues $1,000 fine to German tourists for making coffee on bridge steps The city of Venice issued a $1,000 fine to two German travelers after they were discovered trying to make coffee.       ...
2019-07-22 22:32

Pennsylvania woman, 51, died in similar circumstances as three American tourists at Dominican resort a year ago The family of a Pennsylvania woman who was vacationing in the Dominican Republic last year says she died in her room at a resort that is part of a popular hotel chain where the deaths of three other U.S. tourists last month are under investigation....
2019-06-06 16:48

Scare at 103 feet: Coating cracks on glass ledge of Chicago skyscraper, worrying tourists The protective coating cracked at Willis Tower in Chicago on Monday. The crack posed no danger to tourists, but was scary to some.        ...
2019-06-13 01:48

What's Area 51, and why is it so popular right now? 4 things to know about the top-secret site The top-secret military base known as Area 51 has long been a point of discussion for conspiracy theorists who believe the facility holds government secrets about aliens and UFOs....
2019-07-15 23:32

Boeing 747 dive site to open in August Bahrain hopes to attract divers with a new underwater theme park, which will include a sunken Boeing 747. Read more about the unusual attractions at the park, set to open the summer 2019....
2019-06-11 16:16

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

It’s not just you: Facebook confirms its site is having problems for many users If you logged into Facebook today, you may have noticed that the site is acting a bit wonky. Pages are slow to load and many images on individual profiles aren’t showing up. The issues above aren’t just exclusive to Facebook, however. Use...
2019-07-03 22:48

"I Floated Inside": Man Returns To Site Of UFO 'Abduction' Charles Hickson and Calvin Parker say that they were abducted by aliens in 1973. Now, the site of their 'abduction' in Pascagoula, Mississippi has got a historical marker....
2019-06-27 20:01

Cuadrilla to restart fracking at site in Lancashire Drilling at Preston New Road is last-ditch effort to convince regulators to relax safety rulesThe first company to drill for shale gas in the UK plans to restart fracking at its Preston New Road site in Lancashire in a last-ditch effort to convince p...
2019-07-12 15:00

Google Search won't show more than two top results from the same site Google is rolling out a Search update aimed at giving you more options to choose from in the results page. The tech giant says the update is designed to deliver more site diversity, and that means you now usually won't get more than two top resu...
2019-06-07 18:48

Search Amazon's Bestseller Lists on This Site “Search Best Sellers” is a shopping site that helps you find the bestseller lists for every product category on Amazon. As the site explains, while Amazon keeps a list for the most popular products in hundreds of categories, it doesn’t let you search...
2019-07-05 05:48

2nd fatal wreck near site of 1 that killed 8 in Mississippi JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A sheriff says a second fatal wreck has occurred this week near a small town in eastern Mississippi. Kemper County Sheriff James Moore tells The Associated Press that “there will be fatalities” from the wreck Wednesd...
2019-06-05 23:16

Cuadrilla to restart fracking at British site British shale gas company Cuadrilla said on Thursday it would restart fracking at its Preston New Road site in Britain in the third quarter of 2019 and plans to use a thicker fracking fluid to help reduce earth tremors....
2019-07-11 18:48

This site turns your selfies into Renaissance portraits with AI First came Instagram filters. Then came the Snapchat masks. Now AI renders are the latest way of using technology to change the way we look. Sure, FaceApp has been making the rounds for its dramatic aging filters (and questionable data practices), bu...
2019-07-22 21:16

Tributes to young tourists murdered in Canada as police say their deaths could be linked to search for missing teenagers Tributes have been paid to a young couple who were murdered while travelling through Canada after police said their deaths could be linked to the search for two missing teenagers....
2019-07-23 10:48

Fort Lauderdale tourists evacuated from hotels after water main break cripples beach town Fort Lauderdale, Florida, hotels are evacuating guests after a water main break has threatened an area water outage.       ...
2019-07-18 23:16

3,000-year-old ‘Cheerios’ found buried at Bronze Age site Archaeologists discovered the remains of these cereal shaped rings, which look a bit like Cheerios, at a burial site in Austria -- and it could provide insight into what people liked to eat 3,000 years ago....
2019-06-08 01:32

Rocket Strikes at Site of Foreign Oil Firms in Iraq A rocket hit a compound in southern Iraq used by Exxon Mobil and other international oil firms, heightening fears among Iraqi officials that tensions between the U.S. and Iran would spill into their country....
2019-06-20 02:16

Gay prisoners of Buchenwald remembered at Nazi camp site BERLIN (AP) — A ceremony has been held at the former site of Germany’s Buchenwald concentration camp to remember people imprisoned there because they were thought to be gay. The commemoration on Sunday was part of events in the nearby town of W...
2019-06-24 00:48

Site, Design Of 100-Bed Pediatric ICU Finalised, Says Union Minister Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Sunday said the site and design of a 100-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district have been finalised....
2019-06-23 23:48

The Erzgebirge want UNESCO World Heritage Site status Silver, tin and uranium were mined here for over 800 years. Now the German-Czech region of Erzgebirge/Krušnohoří has good chances of being awarded the UNESCO title. We look at Freiberg's long journey to World Heritage....
2019-07-06 07:16

The Latest: 40 evacuated after attack on Iraq Exxon site An Iraqi intelligence officer says 40 workers for the energy giant Exxon Mobil Corp. have been evacuated from an oil-drilling site in southern Iraq after they came under rocket fire...
2019-06-19 16:16

Mysterious 3,000-year-old fingerprints found at ancient site Mysterious 3,000-year-old fingerprints have been found in bricks at an archaeological site in the United Arab Emirates. The fingerprints were found at the Hili 2 site in Abu Dhabi, which is part of the Al Ain UNESCO World Heritage Site. In a Facebook...
2019-06-04 20:48

Google's Tweaking Search Results So You Won't Get Bombarded With The Same Site Ever google something and the results are all from the same site? Google’s aiming to fix that with a Search update that will give users more site diversity. Read more......
2019-06-08 00:32

Political cartoon site The Nib has lost its funding, pledges to go on If you’ve spent much time on Twitter over the last few years, you’re probably familiar with The Nib, the political cartoon site and magazine founded and run by cartoonist Matt Bors in 2013. We’ve highlighted the site’s work numerous times, applauding...
2019-06-30 07:32

Jodrell Bank Observatory becomes world heritage site Unesco recognises Cheshire home of Lovell telescope for contribution to astronomical researchJodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire, which has been at the forefront of astronomical research for decades, has been added to the Unesco world heritage list....
2019-07-07 22:32

Popular social media site is a toxic dump A lake in Siberia nicknamed the Novosibirsk Maldives is a popular Instagram spot because of the appealing color of the water. It's also close to a Trans-Siberian Railway stop. The turquoise visage has a similar hue to oceans or seas you might se...
2019-07-11 17:32

Paris wants a ‘Princess Diana Square’ at site of her death PARIS (AP) — Paris City Hall wants to name a small plaza after Princess Diana, at the site of the 1997 car crash that killed the cherished British royal. The site is adjacent to the Alma Tunnel where the accident occurred. The plaza is currently name...
2019-05-31 10:00

Waterloo hospital site to be dug up by team including UK veterans Archaeological dig will be first at building where thousands of Wellington’s men were treatedA group of 25 British and Dutch military veterans are to join the first excavation of the main field hospital established by the Duke of Wellington during th...
2019-06-27 19:48

New memorial dedicated at World Trade Center site The National September 11 Memorial & Museum dedicated an new memorial Thursday to honor anyone who developed an illness or died after being exposed to dust and smoke released in the collapse of the World Trade Center towers. (May 30)   ...
2019-05-30 23:16

Colorado Officials Consider Tearing Down Site Of Columbine Massacre Public education officials in Colorado are considering a plan to tear down and rebuild Columbine High School, saying the site remains a "source of inspiration" for potential gun violence 20 years......
2019-06-07 17:16

This site shows how much your favorite athletes make… but in Bitcoin Are you tired of checking the price of your cryptocurrency fortune every hour or so? We might have the perfect distraction for you: a website that shows the salaries of some of the world’s most popular athletes… but in Bitcoin. BitcoinSalaries source...
2019-07-09 12:32

Rembrandt's 'The Night Watch' begins on-site restoration Rembrandt's 17th century masterpiece "The Night Watch" begins restoration work on Monday in Amsterdam where visitors will be able to watch every step of the Rijksmuseum's biggest ever project....
2019-07-08 17:16

Twitter is researching whether white supremacists should stay on its site Twitter has a longstanding problem with white supremacists on its platform, but is banning those racists the best option? Not necessarily, if you ask the social network. The company told Motherboard that it's researching how white supremacist...
2019-05-30 12:32

Delegation members ask Army to increase training at site PHOENIX (AP) — Members of Arizona’s congressional delegation are asking the U.S. Army to use a National Guard facility in Pinal County to meet a growing demand for training pilots who will fly U.S.-made Apache attack helicopters. A letter signe...
2019-06-12 22:01

Puma Punku: This Ancient Andean Site Keeps Everyone Guessing Puma Punku is a Pre-Columbian archaeological site in Bolivia that is steeped in wonder and mystery. The architecture found in the ruins astounds archaeologists and historians and has inspired advanced ancient civilization and ancient alien theories. ...
2019-06-15 03:32

Streaming sports site FloSports raises $47 mln, led by Discovery Live sports streaming service FloSports said on Monday that it raised $47 million from investors including current partner Discovery Inc. to grow its coverage of new and existing sports....
2019-06-04 00:00

Bombardier opening new California rail-car assembly site Canada's Bombardier is opening a new facility in California that will assemble rail cars for San Francisco's rapid transit system by year's end, and potentially serve other West Coast rail projects....
2019-06-14 20:48

Woodstock 50 loses site for anniversary music festival The owners of a site hosting a festival to mark the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock festival have pulled out, in the latest setback for the three-day event....
2019-06-11 04:48

Woodstock 50 loses NY site for anniversary music festival The troubled Woodstock 50 music festival on Monday lost the site of a planned anniversary event in August, the latest setback for the weekend marking the famed 1969 "peace and music" festival, but organizers said they were pursuing a new location....
2019-06-11 06:16

T-dot is opening a self-serve sandbag site to help you prepare for Monsoon Starting today, T-dot is opening a self-serve sandbag site to help you prepare for Monsoon. The sandbag site is in the east parking lot of Hi Corbett field. The bags are included but you will have to bring a shovel. A second site is opening in the no...
2019-06-11 08:32

More Turmoil at The Markup, a Tech Site Still in Beta Mode After the firing last month of the top editor, Julia Angwin, two other key members of the editorial team are out, said the site’s main donor, Craig Newmark....
2019-05-25 02:32

Porn gaming site Nutaku has a hentai hot sauce — and you’d better believe I tried it Sometimes it’s hard to describe what a weird day is for me anymore. Shouting encouragement to my first robot vacuum named after a Jetsons character? Routine. Scripting a back-and-forth dialogue between two voices in my head over the merits of a PC ga...
2019-05-24 02:48

Woods primed for return to site of greatest performance Tiger Woods returns to the scene of his greatest performance for this week's U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, no longer necessarily the man to beat but a definite threat to win his 16th major title....
2019-06-11 00:48

Fuerte De Samaipata - A Site of Ceremonial Carvings and Sacrifice The Andean nation of Bolivia has been home to a number of remarkable cultures, and as a result many archaeological sites remain in the country.  ...
2019-05-22 08:32

Neo-Nazi Site Hit With $4.1 Million Fine in Defamation Lawsuit The neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer was ordered to pay $4.1 million in damages in a defamation lawsuit brought against it by SiriusXM Radio host Dean Obeidallah, who sued the website for accusing him of terrorism, according to the San Francisco Ch...
2019-06-13 01:32

IAF: Troops deployed to crash site of missing AN-32 aircraft A day after the wreckage of a missing Indian Air Force plane was spotted in a remote mountainous region near the Chinese border, India said a rescue operation was underway to search for survivors....
2019-06-12 18:16

Twitter’s faster, redesigned site starts rolling out to everyone It took quite some time, but the new Twitter.com is finally here. Months after teasing parts of it, Twitter has announced that it is now rolling out its redesigned site globally, which will bring people a web experience that's faster, easier to ...
2019-07-16 03:48

Lyrics Site Accuses Google of Lifting Its Content Genius Media Group says Google is lifting and republishing on its own platform the hip-hop and pop music lyrics found on Genius.com, resulting in a drop in traffic for the site....
2019-06-16 14:32

YouPorn offers ‘truly unique’ chance to propose on their site Their parents will be so proud! YouPorn, the adult entertainment website, is hoping to give one lucky lovebird the “truly unique” opportunity to propose to a significant other on the pornography-streaming platform. “Expectations for the most unique p...
2019-06-18 22:48

Ukraine Wants Chernobyl To Be Tourist Site. Experts Don't Agree The tourists first started flocking to Chernobyl nearly 10 years ago, when fans of the video game S.T.A.L.K.E.R. wanted to see firsthand the nuclear wasteland they'd visited in virtual reality....
2019-07-13 07:16

New restaurant at Da Silvano site feels construction squeeze Customers at fabled Italian trattoria Da Silvano’s sidewalk tables enjoyed colorful Greenwich Village people-watching for 41 years. But instead of perusing the passing parade, diners at new restaurant Avena, which replaced Da Silvano at 260 Sixth Ave...
2019-05-29 08:16

HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ has Instagram influencers flocking to the site of the disaster HBO’s miniseries that retells the story of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster has quickly become one of the best TV series of the year so far, in addition to ranking as IMDB’s top-rated show — surpassing the usual suspe...
2019-06-08 14:32

YouTube Gaming will merge with main site after Thursday After almost four years, YouTube is closing its dedicated gaming portal and merging it with the main platform. It announced the move late last year, but missed the original March shutdown date. YouTube Gaming will cease to exist on May 30th; visitors...
2019-05-28 08:32

9,000 Year-old ‘Mega Site’ Found Near Jerusalem Changes History The Israel Antiquities Authority has announced a discovery that could change the history of the Middle East. ...
2019-07-18 01:32

See When the Next Season of Your Favorite Show is Coming to Netflix With This Site At some point, we got into the habit of exclusively binge-watching shows at our house. While we do keep up with a handful of series as they’re airing, for the most part, we end up picking a show that has four or five seasons already available and the...
2019-06-16 21:16

NASA invites tourists to space station, while a Trump tweet casts doubt on his own administration’s moon plan Under the NASA plan, as many as two private astronauts per year could fly to the station and stay for up to 30 days, with the first mission coming as early as next year....
2019-06-08 06:48

7 dead, 21 missing as tour boat with South Korean tourists sinks in Hungary's Danube River Nineteen South Koreans and two Hungarian crew members missing. The party, with 30 tourists, two guides and photographer was on package tour of Europe.        ...
2019-05-30 17:16

Fake Office 365 site installs malware as browser update Microsoft users have been warned to watch out for a fake Office 365 site which is pushing malware disguised as a software update.The site, discovered by researchers at MalwareHunterTeam, is designed to resemble a Microsoft-owned site, and even contai...
2019-07-19 17:01

Gunfire, blasts in Sudan’s capital as protest site raided KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Explosions and heavy machine gun fire are being heard across the Sudanese capital of Khartoum and troops are blocking roads leading to a sit-in camp of protesters who have demanded transition to civilian rule. An Associated Pre...
2019-06-03 07:48

Worker injured in roof collapse at Brooklyn construction site A hardhat was injured Friday when the roof of a room collapsed at an under-construction Brooklyn school, officials said. Emergency responders were called to Edward B. Shallow Junior High School on 16th Avenue near 65th Street in Bensonhurst after the...
2019-07-06 00:16

Gunfire, Blasts in Sudan's Capital as Protest Site Raided Explosions and machine gunfire were heard in Sudan's capital early Monday, and troops blocked roads in an apparent move against a sit-in camp where protesters have demanded an end to military rule....
2019-06-03 08:16

Area 51 expert on viral campaign to ‘storm’ top-secret site An author and expert on Area 51 said the US military will never let civilians anywhere near the top-secret site after the “Storm Area 51” movement went viral on Facebook. One million Facebook users have now responded that they would go to...
2019-07-16 00:48

Sudan Security Forces Open Fire at Protest Site Several people were killed, according to witnesses and local media reports, as talks between protest leaders and the country’s military rulers collapsed this week....
2019-06-03 13:32

UK hacker jailed for six years for blackmailing pornography site users Zain Qaiser targeted millions of computers with ransomware demanding large sumsA hacker who blackmailed users of pornography websites in what investigators say is the UK’s most serious cybercrime case has been jailed for six years and five months.Zai...
2019-05-21 16:16

NASA photo showcases landing site for Mars 2020 A new photo captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and shared online this week features the landing site for the space agency's Mars 2020 mission....
2019-05-29 11:16

Etsy acquires musical instruments site Reverb for $275 million Etsy, the Brooklyn-based marketplace for handmade knickknacks, said Monday it has acquired music gear site Reverb for $275 million. Reverb — backed by Groupon co-founders Eric Lefkofsky and Brad Keywell, as well as PayPal co-founder Max Levchin and v...
2019-07-23 06:16

UNESCO declares Erzgebirge region a World Heritage Site UN officials have granted protected status to the Erzgebirge region (The Ore Mountains) on the German-Czech border. The water management system in Augsburg was also declared a World Heritage Site at the Baku session....
2019-07-06 19:48

The Erzgebirge's claim to UNESCO World Heritage Site status Silver, tin and uranium were mined here for over 800 years. Now the German-Czech region of Erzgebirge/Krušnohoří has good chances of being awarded the UNESCO title. We look at Freiberg's long journey to World Heritage....
2019-07-06 19:48

Paris plans 'Princess Diana Square' at site where she died Officials at Paris city hall have announced plans to name a small square after Diana, Princess of Wales, at the site of the car crash that killed the royal....
2019-05-30 20:16

Churches strike deal to restore Jerusalem holy site JERUSALEM (AP) — The three churches in charge of Jerusalem’s holiest Christian site say they have reached an agreement to begin a multi-million dollar renovation of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Leaders of the Greek Orthodox, Catholic and A...
2019-05-27 20:01

Site of tragic 2011 Christmas blaze sells for $500K The plot of land that held the Connecticut home where three young girls and their two grandparents died in a Christmas day fire has been sold, a report said Monday. Madonna Badger, who lost her five family members in the 2011 blaze, sold the .34 acre...
2019-05-28 08:32

Quickly Summarize a Long Online Article Into a Few Sentences With This Site When an article is just a few hundred words like this one, you probably have a few minutes to read it. When you open up an article thinking it’s a few hundred and it’s actually several thousand, your time might be a bit more limited....
2019-05-27 00:48

China Has Arrested 20 People For Running an Erotic Livestreaming Site Porn is hard to come by in China, as the country’s dedicated anti-porn task force continues to push for a more sanitized web, free from even ASMR videos. There are still those taking the risk to maintain horny corners of the web, but Chinese authorit...
2019-05-25 03:16

Huawei removal from SD Association site blamed on "technical issue" Huawei has been restored to the list of approved partners for the world's leading SD card watchdog following an apparent technical error.The Chinese giant, currently engaged in a number of high-profile disputes with the US government, was remove...
2019-05-30 17:00

Activists lay sunflowers at memorial site for Hong Kong protester Hong Kong activists on Thursday lay sunflowers and white lilies at a memorial site for a man who fell to his death during recent protests against an extradition bill that has plunged the former British colony into turmoil....
2019-07-11 16:00

You can help NASA explore asteroid Bennu by picking a collection site NASA is trying to decide on a sample collection site from the asteroid Bennu and they want to know what features you find worthy of investigation.        ...
2019-05-29 21:16

Sudan's military rulers say protest site threatens stability: TV Tens of thousands of Sudanese demonstrators converged on central Khartoum on Thursday night demanding civilian rule amid increasing tensions with the country's military rulers who accused a protest encampment of threatening stability....
2019-05-31 03:48

New memorial area dedicated at World Trade Center site The 9/11 Memorial Glade honors rescue and recovery workers who were sickened or died after responding to the Sept. 11 attacks.        ...
2019-05-31 21:48

Residents’ suit claims contamination from uranium plant site COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal lawsuit alleges that Ohio residents near a former uranium enrichment plant were exposed to radioactive contaminants that spread to other properties but weren’t informed about it. Several residents are suing over ...
2019-06-01 17:16

Italy revokes lease for site of Bannon's right-wing academy Italy's culture ministry has said it will revoke the lease on a state-owned monastery where a right-wing Roman Catholic institute close to former Trump White House adviser Steve Bannon had planned to train political activists....
2019-06-01 18:32

Site For Saudi Aramco, Abu Dhabi National Oil Refinery Identified The 1.2 million barrels per day refinery and associated petrochemical project is seen as a game changer - offering India steady fuel supplies and meeting Saudi Arabia and ADNOC's need to secure......
2019-06-19 21:16

Streaming sports site FloSports raises $47 million, led by Discovery Live sports streaming service FloSports said on Monday that it raised $47 million from investors including current partner Discovery Inc. to grow its coverage of new and existing sports....
2019-06-04 00:01

Lawyers claim dangerous situation at border detention site EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A legal team that recently interviewed over 60 children at a Border Patrol station in Texas is warning that a dangerous and traumatic situation is unfolding for some 250 infants, children and teens locked up for up to 27 days wi...
2019-06-20 21:48

Silence at Hard Rock Hotel site as construction stalls An eerie silence has fallen over the Hard Rock Hotel site at 159 W. 48th St., which Extell is developing for Hard Rock International. Work has oddly paused since plans for the 37-story project were approved by the Department of Buildings in February....
2019-06-18 05:00

UPDATE 1-Bombardier opening new California rail-car assembly site Canada's Bombardier is opening a new facility in California that will assemble rail cars for San Francisco's rapid transit system by year's end, and potentially serve other West Coast rail projects....
2019-06-14 20:48

At least 15 dead as construction site wall collapses in western India At least 15 people were killed, including three children, when a compound wall near a construction site fell on temporary huts of laborers in the western Indian city of Pune following heavy rain, a fire brigade official said on Saturday....
2019-06-29 10:00

Fire hits large Silicon Valley construction site Firefighters battled a fire engulfing a condominium complex under construction in Silicon Valley. Multiple fire engines doused the blaze encompassing an entire block near Santa Clara University on Friday. (June 28)       ...
2019-06-29 02:48

Colorado school officials consider razing site of Columbine massacre Public education officials in Colorado are considering a plan to tear down and rebuild Columbine High School, saying the site remains a "source of inspiration" for potential gun violence 20 years after a mass shooting there left 15 people dead....
2019-06-07 11:16

Jordan Peterson launches anti-censorship site Thinkspot Rightwing academic enlists failed Ukip MEP candidate Carl Benjamin to test subscription-only platformJordan Peterson, the controversial academic, has launched a new anti-censorship website that will only take down offensive content if specifically or...
2019-06-13 16:48

Malvertising campaign infects popular YouTube to MP3 conversion site Cybercriminals have compromised the servers used to show ads on a popular YouTube to MP3 conversion website in an effort to to help spread the GreenFlash exploit kit and Seon ransomware.Malvertising is a popular technique among hackers and scammers a...
2019-06-27 23:00

Google's potential Android replacement, Fuchsia, now has a developer site After having a hand in the disappearance of mobile operating systems like Symbian and BlackBerry, Google wants to insure that even if Android is someday way past its prime, it has another OS waiting in the wings. So Google has built up a team of more...
2019-06-30 02:32

Maggots found under bandage at site of Phoenix patient rape PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona health officials have launched an investigation after maggots were found under a patient’s bandage at the same health care facility where an incapacitate woman was raped and gave birth in 2018. The Arizona Department of H...
2019-06-15 04:16

Historic Kentucky site to host 2nd Writers in the Park event TOMPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The second annual Writers in the Park will be held this month at Old Mulkey Meetinghouse State Historic Site in Tompkinsville, Kentucky. A statement from Kentucky State Parks says more than a dozen authors will participate i...
2019-06-07 12:16

Facebook bans health and conspiracy site Natural News Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Facebook on Sunday removed the prominent health and conspiracy site Natural News from its platform and banned its incendiary founder from posting content. Though Facebook did not immediately respond to Ars’ request fo...
2019-06-10 22:16

Oklahoma base set for migrant site was WWII internment camp OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A U.S. Army base in Oklahoma that the federal government selected as a temporary shelter for migrant children also held hundreds in a Japanese internment camp during World War II. Historical data from the National...
2019-06-13 01:32

This site makes it ridiculously easy to experiment with Apache Kafka Apache Kafka is a fascinating product that solves a problem that almost nobody has. If the Internet is a series of tubes (RIP Ted Stevens), Apache Kafka is the pipe that connects high-volume applications with their external components, like databases...
2019-06-12 22:16

Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra A rocket landed at the headquarters for several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, wounding two Iraqi workers, police said....
2019-06-19 09:48

Hungarian officials say divers recover a body from sunken tour boat carrying South Korean tourists in Budapest BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian officials say divers recover a body from sunken tour boat carrying South Korean tourists in Budapest . The post Hungarian officials say divers recover a body from sunken tour boat carrying South Korean tourists in B...
2019-06-03 19:48

South Korean tourists were not wearing life jackets in fatal boat collision that left 7 dead, 21 missing: officials South Korea’s Foreign Ministry office said Friday that none of the passengers involved in the deadly sightseeing boat accident in Hungary that left at least seven dead were wearing life jackets when their boat capsized....
2019-05-30 14:48

Freedom's New Chrome Extension Forces You to Pause Before Opening a Distracting Site If you end up on distracting sites “accidentally,” download the Pause extension for Chrome. Instead of blocking distracting sites, Pause throws up a blank green screen for five seconds, forcing you to pause. Then you can click to go to the actual sit...
2019-05-30 20:16

Man sends ‘white powder’ and ‘blood-like substance’ to OkCupid after site banned him A Massachusetts man pleaded guilty Thursday to sending threatening letters — one of which included white powder — to the Dallas office of the popular dating service OkCupid in 2017. Liam MacLeod, 47, was arrested in February for sending t...
2019-06-21 20:48

WWII Bomb Found At Construction Site In Berlin Forces Evacuation An unexploded American aerial bomb from World War II was found in central Berlin during construction work on Friday, forcing the evacuation of surrounding city blocks, the police said....
2019-06-14 22:00

At Site of Her Death, Paris Wants to Rename Plaza ‘Princess Diana Square’ (PARIS) — Paris City Hall wants to name a small plaza after Princess Diana, at the site of the 1997 car crash that killed the cherished British royal. The site already holds a golden flame-shaped monument in her honor, adjacent to the Alma Tunn...
2019-05-30 18:48

Florida lawmakers want to make the Pulse nightclub site a national memorial In the days ahead of the third anniversary of the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida lawmakers have proposed plans to designate the nightclub a national memorial....
2019-06-12 01:48

U.S. Supreme Court to hear BP unit's dispute over Montana Superfund site The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to a hear a bid by a unit of British oil major BP Plc to avoid a lawsuit by private landowners in Montana seeking to force the company to pay for a more extensive cleanup of a Superfund hazardous waste site tha...
2019-06-10 19:48

Voice, Data Recorders Recovered From Missing An-32 Plane Crash Site A rescue team has recovered the cockpit voice recorder (CVR) and flight data recorder (FDR) of Russian-origin An-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force at the crash site in Arunachal Pradesh Friday, an......
2019-06-14 15:00

Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra, three hurt A rocket struck the site of the residential and operations headquarters of several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, wounding three people, Iraq's military said....
2019-06-19 11:16

Ground Team Trekking To AN-32 Crash Site To Recover Bodies: Air Force The operation to retrieve the bodies of the 13 Air Force personnel, on board the ill-fated AN-32 aircraft that crashed in Arunachal Pradesh, remained suspended today, even as a ground team comprising......
2019-06-18 23:00

Contempt case for Indigenous women arrested at Alton Gas site delayed The women's lawyer, Michael McDonald, says he plans to argue before the Nova Scotia Supreme Court that his clients had the right to be on Alton Natural Gas property along the Shubenacadie River....
2019-06-10 21:48

See Hollyhock House, California’s Newest Unesco World Heritage Site Monday: Read about how officials at the house are getting ready for more visitors. Also: Netflix’s lobby and possible justice for a ring-tailed lemur....
2019-07-16 08:16

Acropolis Museum opens ancient Athens neighborhood site below its base Greece's Acropolis Museum opened an excavation site underneath its modern building on Friday, allowing visitors for the first time to walk through an ancient Athenian neighbourhood that survived from......
2019-06-22 01:16

Exclusive supper club serves up buzz at condo construction site It felt like trespassing. On a recent evening, a panel in a wall of green scaffolding outside an under-construction Williamsburg condo swung open. Flickering candles set an intimate mood as a friend and I were ushered past cinderblocks and roped coil...
2019-05-23 11:16

Eden Project plans $150m ecotourism site for Victorian coalmine Joint venture aims to turn Alcoa’s open-cut mine site into Anglesea project near Great Ocean RoadA UK charity that redeveloped a china clay quarry in Cornwall into a major ecotourism project has its eyes on Alcoa’s former coalmine in Anglesea, Victor...
2019-05-21 14:38

Science Museum plans 200 hectare site to show off lost treasures Huge range of objects little seen for decades will be exhibited in facility near Swindon from 2023A site under development by the Science Museum will give the public a chance to see hundreds of thousands of items that have been in storage for decades...
2019-05-21 14:38

Anger as US envoys attend opening of controversial Jerusalem archaeological site The US Ambassador to Israel inaugurated a contentious archaeological dig in Jerusalem Sunday, in an act which a senior Palestinian official described as that of an "extremist Israeli settler."...
2019-07-01 17:48

A Muslim comic took on neo-Nazi site The Daily Stormer and won $4.1 million judgment A comic and radio host from New Jersey was awarded a $4.1 million judgment against a neo-Nazi website that falsely accused him of terrorism.        ...
2019-06-13 01:48

UNESCO names ancient Babylon city a World Heritage Site The UN body has described the ancient city as a "unique testimony to one of the most influential empires of the ancient world." After years of damaging interventions, Babylon will now gain protected status....
2019-07-06 07:16

Sudan's public prosecutor to investigate violence at protest site: SUNA Sudan's public prosecutor has set up a committee to investigate violence at the main protest site outside the Defense Ministry headquarters in Khartoum, state news agency SUNA said on Monday....
2019-06-03 20:16

Extinction Rebellion protesters block site of London super-sewer Activists and residents demonstrate in Bermondsey in protest at pollution from lorriesExtinction Rebellion protesters have blockaded the entrance to the construction of London’s £4.2bn super-sewer project as part of a fifth day of protests.About 50 a...
2019-07-19 13:00

Apollo 11 site should be granted heritage status, says space agency boss Prof Jan Wörner says coming flurry of activity may make lunar protection more urgentTranquility base, the spot where humans first set foot on the moon, should be granted special heritage status and protected against damage from future visitors and mi...
2019-07-19 12:32

Residents prepare court challenge over redevelopment of London gasworks site Campaigners escalate health protest over brownfield development in SouthallResidents are preparing a legal challenge to the redevelopment of a former gasworks in Southall, west London. The move follows two years of complaints to Ealing council, devel...
2019-07-07 09:32

Budj Bim Indigenous eel trap site on verge of world heritage listing Aquaculture network in Victoria, maintained over 6,600 years, faces final step in recognition processA 6,600-year-old, highly sophisticated aquaculture system developed by the Gunditjmara people will be formally considered for a place on the Unesco w...
2019-05-22 22:00

Uber picks Melbourne as test site for flying taxi service Uber Technologies said it will use Australia's second-largest city, Melbourne, as the first international test site for the group's planned flying taxi service....
2019-06-12 05:16

Jodrell Bank Observatory Declared UNESCO World Heritage Site The Jodrell Bank Observatory, part of the University of Manchester and home of the massive Lovell Telescope and numerous others, has received UNESCO World Heritage Site status, the BBC reported on Sunday.Read more......
2019-07-08 06:16

Chinese travel site Mafengwo raises $250 mln in Tencent-led funding round Chinese travel site Mafengwo said it has raised $250 million in a funding round led by Tencent Holdings Ltd as it expands in the booming online travel market....
2019-05-23 07:48

Julia Angwin in Talks to Return to Tech News Site She Helped Found Craigslist founder Craig Newmark is looking to bring back Julia Angwin as editor in chief of the Markup, weeks after her abrupt departure put the launch of the tech-oriented investigation website into question....
2019-05-25 01:00

Chinese travel site Mafengwo raises $250 million in Tencent-led funding round Chinese travel site Mafengwo said it has raised $250 million in a funding round led by Tencent Holdings Ltd as it expands in the booming online travel market....
2019-05-23 10:16

Christen Press On Her Ill-Conceived Partnership With Barstool Sports: "I Wasn't Familiar With The Site" After a week of ducking questions about the origins of her regrettable World Cup victory parade partnership with the racist and misogynist clown show that is Barstool Sports, Christen Press finally responded last night. It will surprise no one that B...
2019-07-20 19:32

HIV/AIDS group concerned over proposed overdose prevention site at Alberta prison The Correctional Service of Canada says it has received a Health Canada exemption that would permit the site at Drumheller Institution by the end of the month....
2019-06-13 01:32

This Wall Street Journal story about the gilded underworld of “site selectors,” the consultants who This Wall Street Journal story about the gilded underworld of “site selectors,” the consultants who help corporations milk state and local governments for subsidies, is an excellent demonstration of why the entire practice should be illegal....
2019-05-21 17:16

Hardik Patel Detained After Threatening Stir Near Surat Fire Site: Cops Congress leader Hardik Patel was detained by police on Monday after he threatened to sit on a hunger strike if the Gujarat government did not take action against Surat mayor and other officials over......
2019-05-27 14:48

Amputation Pit with Sawn-Off Limbs Found at Battle of Waterloo Field Hospital Site A team of archaeologists working with army veterans has uncovered four amputated limbs at the site of the Battle of Waterloo in Belgium.  ...
2019-07-20 09:48

Area 51: What are the odds aliens will be 'discovered' at crazy event to storm top-secret site? Having already overtaken Facebook, the crazy "Storm Area 51" event has prompted warnings from the U.S. military and caused UFO expert to say it's "getting somewhat out of hand."...
2019-07-17 18:32

Change to Google Search site ranking should lead to more relevant mobile results Back in 2015, more Google searches were started from a mobile device than from the desktop for the first time. That led Google to announce plans in 2016 to use the mobile version of a website's content to rank pages and show "snippets" from that site...
2019-05-29 04:32

Creator of HBO's Chernobyl Asks People Not to Snap Embarrassing Photos at Disaster Site HBO’s Chernobyl has ignited a newfound interest in our relationship with nuclear power and the impacts of one of the worst nuclear disasters with history. It’s also wildly popular, which means it was only a matter of time people started looking to ca...
2019-06-12 19:32

West Point cadet killed when military vehicle flips at training site One cadet from the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, died and 22 cadets and soldiers were injured on Thursday when a tactical vehicle carrying them flipped over during a training mission, officials said....
2019-06-07 00:16

Large structure fire burns at Santa Clara condo construction site SANTA CLARA, Calif. (KNTV) – A large structure fire at a condominium construction site in Santa Clara sent huge plumes of smoke and flames into the sky Friday morning. Photos posted on Twitter identified the location as a building under constru...
2019-06-29 01:48

Indian Air Force Making Efforts To Airlift Rescue Team From Crash Site The Indian Air Force (IAF) is making all efforts to airlift the stranded 12-member rescue team from the site where the AN-32 aircraft crashed in Arunachal Pradesh, an IAF official said Saturday....
2019-06-29 20:48

Researchers Discover Ancient “Weapon Making Site” Near Skeleton of Woolly Mammoth Evidence found on an Arctic island shows how 10,000 or more years ago people carved sharp slices off tusks to use for killing and cutting. Palaeontologists made the exceptionally rare discovery on Kotelny Island part of the New Siberian archipelago. ...
2019-06-27 23:48

6,000-Year-Old Budj Bim Named Australia’s First ‘Purely Cultural’ World Heritage Site UNESCO has given a 6,000-year-old Aboriginal cultural landscape called the Budj Bim archaeological site in Victoria, Australia the status of a World Heritage Site.  ...
2019-07-09 06:32

Defence forces on scene after chemical incident at New Zealand's Blis Technologies site Blis Technologies Ltd, a New Zealand-based biotechnology company, said on Friday there was a chemical incident at its South Dunedin site with emergency services on the scene....
2019-07-11 23:48

Jaipur Designated UNSECO World Heritage Site, PM Modi Welcomes Move Rajasthan's capital Jaipur, a city known for its iconic architectural legacy, has become a part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site list. The announcement was made after the 43rd Session of the UNESCO......
2019-07-06 14:00

NZ defense force use controlled explosion to defuse hazardous chemical at biotech site New Zealand's defense force conducted a controlled explosion at a South Dunedin site owned by biotechnology company Blis Technologies Ltd on Friday after being called to deal with a hazardous chemical incident, said authorities....
2019-07-12 07:16

Lawyers claim infants, children are in dangerous situation at border detention site EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A legal team that recently interviewed over 60 children at a Border Patrol station in Texas says a traumatic and dangerous situation is unfolding for some 250 infants, children and teens locked up for up to 27 days without adequ...
2019-06-21 08:16

Ancient Iraqi city of Babylon designated UNESCO World Heritage Site The ancient city of Babylon, first referenced in a clay tablet from the 23rd century B.C., was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site on Friday, after a vote that followed decades of lobbying by......
2019-07-06 00:00

UPDATE 3-Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra, three hurt A rocket struck the site of the residential and operations headquarters of several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, wounding three people, Iraq's military said....
2019-06-19 08:48

Teams Trek To Suspected Crash Site In Search For Missing Air Force Plane Search and rescue operations to locate a transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force that went missing on Monday started again this morning in the hilly terrain of Arunachal Pradesh. The AN-32......
2019-06-04 08:00

Cleanup underway after 320,000 litres of oil, produced water leaks at northern Alberta energy site Cardinal Energy Ltd. says a cleanup is underway after a large spill involving oil and produced water occurred at its House Mountain operation in northern Alberta over the weekend....
2019-07-18 01:48

Princess Diana Plaza? Paris wants to name site of royal's fatal 1997 crash after her Paris City Hall wants to name a small plaza after Princess Diana, at the site of the 1997 car crash that killed the cherished British royal.        ...
2019-05-30 17:16

Ultra-nationalist Jews' visit stokes Palestinian anger at Jerusalem holy site Hundreds of ultra-nationalist Jews guarded by riot police streamed their way into the Jerusalem compound revered both in Judaism and Islam on Sunday, resulting in violence between police and outraged Muslim worshippers....
2019-06-02 15:48

1,000 Years of Archaeology Emerges from Virgin Hotel Site in Edinburgh Delaying Branson's Plans Sir Richard Branson’s first Virgin Hotel in the UK, which is being constructed in Edinburgh, will be delivered a year late. This is due to archaeologists uncovering 1000 years of artifacts at the site – artifacts which are providing new insights abou...
2019-06-30 13:48

Liberal think tank Center for American Progress selling hyper-partisan ThinkProgress site that's $3M in red Liberal think tank the Center for American Progress (CAP) is its selling hyper-partisan news site ThinkProgress as the organization questions the site’s viability since it’s millions in the red....
2019-07-02 13:32

The World's Best Crowdfunding Site Releases Incredible New Rules and Guidelines to Help Protect Amazing Backers After launching a little over a decade ago, it didn’t take long for Kickstarter to become more than a place for amateur inventors to sell their ideas to the public. It soon became fraught with failures, scams, and over-promises of countless products’...
2019-06-14 02:48

Former Snap exec Imran Khan takes aim at Amazon as retail site Verishop goes live Imran Khan's retail website, Verishop, is going live on Tuesday. It sells a mix of designer apparel, home goods and beauty products from brands including Levi's and Boll & Branch....
2019-06-18 12:48

Oregon State University warns students about creep posting pics to porn site A campus creep secretly shot dozens of videos of women from behind at Oregon State University and posted them on a porn website, according to a report Friday. School officials warned students and faculty members to be on the lookout for a sicko walki...
2019-06-07 20:48

Another Santa Anita horse death puts Breeders' Cup site in greater jeopardy Another horse has died at Santa Anita, putting tje Breeders' Cup site in great jeopardy. There has been 27 horses who died since later December.       ...
2019-06-07 22:16

Founder of neo-Nazi site Daily Stormer should pay $14 million to victim of 'troll storm,' judge says The founder and editor of the neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer should be ordered to pay more than $14 million to a Montana real estate agent against whom he organized an anti-Semitic "troll storm," a federal magistrate judge found on Monday....
2019-07-16 19:16

Lawyers Say Migrant Children Are Living in ‘Traumatic and Dangerous’ Conditions at Border Detention Site (EL PASO, Texas) — A legal team that recently interviewed over 60 children at a Border Patrol station in Texas says a traumatic and dangerous situation is unfolding for some 250 infants, children and teens locked up for up to 27 days without ad...
2019-06-21 02:16

Outrage after swordfish 'stoned to death' by tourists on Greek beach Tens of thousands of people have signed a petition calling for tourists who were filmed throwing stones at a swordfish which later died to be punished....
2019-07-16 13:32

Big Bird, Elmo and more 'Sesame Street' muppets were D.C. tourists this weekend It's road trip season and your favorite "Sesame Street" characters are checking out some of the best tourist spots around the country.        ...
2019-06-10 20:16

Alternate social media site rolls out new technique to squash extremist content without violating First Amendment As prominent social media platforms from Facebook to Twitter to YouTube wrestle with how to stop jihadists, neo-Nazis and other extremists from disseminating their dangerous content online – without infringing on one’s constitutional rights – a somew...
2019-07-10 23:16

Taylor Swift gives surprise Pride Month performance at Stonewall Inn, a historic LGBT site in New York Taylor Swift gave a surprise performance at the Stonewall Inn Friday night in New York, singing "Shake It Off" with Jesse Tyler Ferguson.        ...
2019-06-16 06:32

Founder of Neo-Nazi Site Daily Stormer Ordered to Pay $14 Million to Target of Racist 'Troll Storm' Tanya Gersh has faced anti-Semitic harassment since late 2016—calls, tweets, emails, and texts demeaning her and saying she was going to die—upending the once-peaceful life she had in a quaint Montana town.Read more......
2019-07-16 18:16

Tributes pour in for British tourists who plunged to death 'while taking selfie' on beach in Spain This is the first photo of two British holidaymakers who died after they plunged off a cliff while reportedly taking a selfie on Spain's Costa Blanca....
2019-07-05 20:32

Cadet killed, multiple people injured in personnel vehicle rollover at U.S. Military Academy training site WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Cadet killed, multiple people injured in personnel vehicle rollover at U.S. Military Academy training site. The post Cadet killed, multiple people injured in personnel vehicle rollover at U.S. Military Academy training site ap...
2019-06-06 17:00

Top-secret RAF station for sale: derelict Scottish site instrumental in the D-Day landings has planning permission to be converted into 26,000sq ft house The spot where scientists plotted to trick the Nazis over the D-Day landings is for sale with planning permission for a stunning 10-bedroom double villa....
2019-07-22 16:01

While Social Media Giants Struggle to Police Hate Speech and Divisive Rhetoric, This Knitting Site Just Banned Posts Supporting the Trump Administration Ravelry, a popular social network and online community for knitters and other needleworkers, has banned posts in support of President Donald Trump, saying his administration is “undeniably” supportive of white supremacy. The website publ...
2019-06-27 20:32

Lyrics site Genius accuses Google of stealing song lyrics Song lyrics and trivia website Genius has accused Google of stealing its work for its own search results, according to the Wall Street Journal. When you search for a song title using Google, the search engine will often display its lyrics in an ...
2019-06-17 11:48

Trump Consultant Is Trolling Democrats With Biden Site That Isn’t Biden’s Armed with bogus websites that mock leading candidates, a Trump campaign worker is exploiting tensions on the left with Russian-style disinformation....
2019-06-29 19:01

'Chernobyl' snags 19 Emmy nominations, inspiring tourism wave. But is disaster site safe? Tourism to the disaster site has surged 30% since HBO's hit miniseries and the Ukrainian government plans to capitalize on it. But is it a good idea?       ...
2019-07-16 20:00

South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets. The post South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest...
2019-05-30 10:48

Train Yourself to Read Faster (And Comprehend What You Read) With This Site Being able to read things quickly is great, but only if you’re able to comprehend what you’re reading. Blazing through 200 pages of reading in an hour or two is certainly impressive, but if you don’t remember anything you’ve read then it’s also kind ...
2019-07-06 01:32

The Most Popular Kids' Video Site in the World Isn't for Kids Children who do watch YouTube Kids tend to shift over to YouTube's main site before they hit 13, according to multiple people at YouTube familiar with the internal data....
2019-06-19 02:16

Chernobyl writer urges Instagrammers to show 'respect' after 'inappropriate' selfies taken at nuclear disaster site A writer and producer of HBO's series Chernobyl has waded into a debate about "inappropriate" selfies taken at the site by urging Instagrammers to behave with "respect"....
2019-06-12 13:16

PETA urges Monmouth Park to cancel races amid heat wave Animal rights group PETA on Friday called on race officials in New Jersey to cancel its Monmouth Park’s card on Saturday, amid an anticipated heat index of 110 degrees. “Heat kills, so it’s extremely foolish and reckless for Monmouth Park...
2019-07-19 23:48

U.S. intelligence chief creates election security position Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, who has drawn criticism from President Donald Trump for assessments that countered his policies, said on Friday he was creating a new position to focus solely on U.S. election security....
2019-07-20 00:00

How to Use 'Affect' Versus 'Effect' Every time I write either “affect” or “effect,” I have to pause for a second to double-check myself. Their meanings are related, their spellings are similar; even their pronunciation is nearly the same. But one of them causes something and the other ...
2019-07-20 00:00

Join the first ‘Harry Potter: Wizards Unite’ community day tomorrow Harry Potter: Wizards Unite has been out for one month, and makers Ninantic and WB Games are ready to kick things up a notch. Tomorrow, they're launching the game's first community day. Similar to the way community days worked in Poké...
2019-07-20 00:32

This isn’t the same Jordan Spieth making noise at British Open PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Jordan Spieth is two good rounds at Royal Portrush away from stopping everyone from asking him, “What’s wrong?’’ Spieth, who hasn’t won since his 2017 British Open triumph at Royal Birkdale, positioned himself to hoist a ...
2019-07-20 01:16

Iran seizes two British-linked tankers in Strait of Hormuz The Iranian Revolutionary Guard announced Friday that they seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, the same region where the United States says one of its ships shot down an Iranian drone earlier this week....
2019-07-20 02:00

Here's Some More Uncanny Cats Creepiness for You Madame Tussauds New York recently revealed its latest creation: Grizabella the Glamour Cat from the popular musical Cats. Grizabella is no ordinary, blank-eyed wax figure, though. Thanks to cutting edge projection mapping and 8K camera technology, th...
2019-07-20 02:16

Two die from injuries sustained in south side house fire TUCSON – The two people severely injured in a southside house fire July 19 have succumbed to their injuries, Pima County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed Friday. At about 7:15 a.m. on July 18, Tucson Fire Department battled a fire at a...
2019-07-20 03:16

Staying mainly dry through the first half of the weekend TUCSON –  Another dry, sunny and hot day in Southern Arizona. The trend for storms south and east of Tucson continues today with a better chance for the rest of us by the end of the weekend! Today: Most stay dry, sunny and hot today. High: 10...
2019-07-20 03:16

"Who Knows Better..": Trump Pits NASA Chief Against Apollo 11 Astronauts President Donald Trump welcomed surviving Apollo 11 crew members Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins to the White House Friday, using the occasion to tell his space chief he would prefer to go straight to......
2019-07-20 03:48

England set for series defeat with Australia comfortable on sodden day • Australia 341-5 (Ellyse Perry 116)• Ashes slipping away in the rain at TauntonEngland have moved a step closer to certain defeat in the Ashes after the second day of the Taunton Test, in which rain wiped out the entire afternoon and evening session...
2019-07-20 05:00

AmEx warns of higher costs as it boosts rewards program, shares fall American Express Co warned of higher operating costs this year as the credit card issuer spends heavily on rewards programs to attract customers in an increasingly crowded market, sending its shares down 2.5% on Friday....
2019-07-20 05:16

The atrocious ‘Game of Thrones’ finale is the officially lowest-rated show ever to get an Emmy nod for writing Let’s be clear about one thing right from the top here. HBO’s Game of Thrones deserves tons of praise for the impressive pile of Emmy nominations it just picked up a few days ago — 32, to be exact, the most ever accumulated for a sh...
2019-07-20 05:48

Greg Hardy on time in UFC: 'I'm a more calm, more happy, more deadly version of myself' Ahead of his bout with Juan Adams at UFC on ESPN 4, Greg Hardy - the controversial former NFL player - discussed his time in the promotion so far.       ...
2019-07-20 06:16

Mercado gets 5 hits, Indians top Royals 10-5, 6th win in row Rookie Oscar Mercado went 5 for 5 and drove in two runs as the Cleveland Indians won their sixth straight game by defeating the Kansas City Royals 10-5       ...
2019-07-20 06:16

UK operator of seized Stena Impero says vessel in compliance with regulations The British operator of an oil tanker seized by armed guards in the Gulf said the vessel, the Stena Impero, was in full compliance with all navigation and international regulations....
2019-07-20 08:48

U.S. military says surveillance aircraft monitoring situation in Strait of Hormuz The U.S. military said on Friday that unarmed surveillance aircraft were in international airspace, monitoring the Strait of Hormuz and had been in contact with U.S. ships in the area as Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers....
2019-07-20 08:48

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' begins life term in Colorado 'Supermax' prison Joaquin Guzman, the Mexican drug lord known as "El Chapo," entered a Colorado prison known as "the Alcatraz of the Rockies" on Friday to begin a life sentence after being found guilty of a raft of crimes including conspiracy to commit murder....
2019-07-20 09:48

After Iran Seizes Oil Tanker, UK Warns Ships To Avoid Hormuz Strait London on Saturday advised British ships to avoid the Strait of Hormuz for "an interim period" following Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker....
2019-07-20 12:16

Why millennial stories are saving Hollywood After decades of older generations portraying the age group inaccurately, a new wave of auteurs are shaking up the film industryMillennials: avocado-smushing, beard-grooming, selfie-snapping snowflakes, or beleaguered inheritors of a world pre-ruined...
2019-07-20 12:16

No one wants the middle seat on airplanes. This design could change that The S1 design from the Colorado-based startup, Molon Labe Seating, features three economy seats in a staggered layout, putting the middle seat slightly behind the aisle and window seats, and at a slightly lower height....
2019-07-20 13:32

NY Fed president’s confusing rate-cut remarks chill Wall Street At the end of the month, the Federal Reserve looks poised to cut interest rates for the first time in more than a decade — but not as deep as some had hoped. Markets swung in and out of the green Friday as traders digested a slew of comments from Fed...
2019-07-20 15:00

New Twitter Still Has Old Twitter's Problems This week, Twitter unveiled a redesigned version of its website, greeting desktop users with a new appearance and added features including dedicated pages for bookmarks and exploring topics....
2019-07-20 15:00

Equifax nears deal to pay about $700 mln to settle U.S. data-breach probes -WSJ Credit reporting company Equifax Inc is close to a deal to settle data breach probes by paying around $700 million, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter....
2019-07-20 16:16

Wolves beat Man City in penalty shoot-out to win Premier League Asia Trophy Rui Patricio saved three penalties as Wolves defeated Premier League champions Manchester City to claim the Premier League Asia Trophy in a penalty shootout in Shanghai on Saturday....
2019-07-20 16:48

Baseball Hall of Fame: Edgar Martinez, Harold Baines prove DH's belong in Cooperstown With the induction of Edgar Martinez and Harold Baines into the Hall of Fame, the designated hitter has gained a wider acceptance in Cooperstown.       ...
2019-07-20 18:00

Alaphilippe still in yellow after first big Tour climb The first super-tough 2,000-meter (6,500-foot) climb of the Tour de France has proved to be no obstacle for Julian Alaphilippe       ...
2019-07-20 18:00

Peace is war as armed groups roil Colombia's lawless border region A peace deal with Farc guerrillas was meant to end decades of conflict but in Catatumbo violence is worse than everCamilo Pérez lost two brothers to Colombia’s long war. One was murdered by state-aligned militias, who falsely accused him of collabora...
2019-07-20 19:32

Britain warns Iran of 'serious consequences' if British-flagged oil tanker not released Iran's seizure of a British oil tanker potentially marks a major escalation in tensions between Iran and the West since they began rising in May.        ...
2019-07-20 19:48

In a Reversal, President Trump Disavows Criticism of ‘Send Her Back’ Chant WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has reversed his previous criticisms of a North Carolina campaign crowd that chanted “send her back” about a Somali-born congresswoman. Trump on Friday defended the rally-goers as “patriots&...
2019-07-20 19:48

Cyriak's latest video turns a corny PSA from the 1940s into a thumping, surrealist nightmare UK-based freelance animator Cyriak is known for making some of YouTube’s freakiest animations, like cat-inspired Run the Jewels music video “Meowpurrdy” and “Baaa,” which features a sheep morphing into other, more evolved sheep with windmilling lim...
2019-07-20 20:00

Moon Landing Conspiracy Theorists Biting Dust On the 50th Anniversary of First Lunar Mission Today, July 20 2019, at precisely 4:17:40PM ET, it is exactly fifty years since the Apollo Lunar Module ‘Eagle’ touched down on the Moon and while anniversary events are being held all over the world in honor of this monumental historic achievement ...
2019-07-20 21:32

Balazs to meet Lajovic in Croatia Open final Nearly three years after reversing his decision to retire from the sport, Hungarian qualifier Attila Balazs reached his maiden ATP final with a 6-2 6-4 victory over third seed Laslo Djere at the Croatia Open on Saturday....
2019-07-21 00:32

U.S. national security adviser Bolton travels to Japan, South Korea amid trade dispute U.S. national security adviser John Bolton departed on Saturday on a trip to Japan and South Korea as the two countries are in the middle of a trade dispute....
2019-07-21 00:48

Why Alex Bowman will drive Jimmie Johnson's NASCAR Cup car at New Hampshire Motor Speedway New Hampshire Motor Speedway has proven to be anything but fun for Hendrick Motorsports driver Alex Bowman this weekend.       ...
2019-07-21 00:48

The Snowpiercer series trailer finally pulls into the station TNT’s Snowpiercer adaptation has had its share of difficulties, derailments we’ve documented in these same internet pages. The series, which stars Daveed Diggs as one of the passengers caught up in the perpetual motion machine that is capitalism, los...
2019-07-21 01:48

City probe targets ‘discriminatory’ DOE emails and tweets A group of black and Latino employees in the city’s Education Department are under fire for urging their colleagues to support Chancellor Richard Carranza after his administration got sued for being “hostile toward whites.” The DOE-...
2019-07-21 02:00

Though My Rival, Sheila Dikshit Was Warm, Affectionate: Arvind Kejriwal Hours after the demise of Congress stalwart Sheila Dikshit, her political opponents such as Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and BJP president of Delhi unit, Manoj Tiwari expressed grief remembering her......
2019-07-21 02:48

‘The Boys’ star Antony Starr dishes on edgy new superhero show If Superman was real, he’d be a megalomaniac using his powers for personal ends. That’s the premise of “The Boys,” a new satiric Amazon series created by Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg and Erik Kripke (“Supernatural”). Based on the eponymous comic book se...
2019-07-21 03:00

Watch NASA’s rebroadcast of the Apollo 11 landing and moonwalk right here The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing is this weekend, and NASA has a whole lineup of awesome programming ready for all of us. Throughout the weekend NASA will be broadcasting both new retrospectives and replays of previous Apollo 11 coverage...
2019-07-21 03:16

Judith Wexler, Nicholas Stone Though the bride and groom grew up just a few miles apart, in Montgomery County, Md., they didn’t meet until 2016, at the wedding of a mutual friend....
2019-07-21 06:48

Panama says withdrawing flag from tanker towed to Iran, cites violations Panama's maritime authority said on Saturday it had begun the process of withdrawing the registration of an oil tanker called MT Riah, which was towed to Iran after it disappeared from ship tracking maps in the Strait of Hormuz on July 14....
2019-07-21 07:16

Head of Louis Armstrong House Museum Resigns After Discord The man hired six months ago to lead the Louis Armstrong House Museum into a new era has resigned following conflict between the new boss and staff over his vision and management style....
2019-07-21 08:16

Navigating fantasy baseball’s trade-deadline dilemmas One of the keys to being a successful GM in fantasy baseball is to have the ability to examine the landscape of reality baseball and make roster moves according to what you believe the reality GMs are going to do. The trade deadline is rapidly approa...
2019-07-21 08:16

What makes this Yankees group so unfair The championship belt with the blue interlocking “NY” rested on the chair in front of Stephen Tarpley’s locker in the hours before Saturday’s game against the Rockies. The Yankee lefty was awarded the belt by teammates for three one-hit innings of re...
2019-07-21 08:16

Jolie in 'Eternals', Ali as 'Blade' highlight Marvel's new slate Walt Disney Co's Marvel Studios on Saturday unveiled a slate of upcoming superhero films that includes "The Eternals" starring Angelina Jolie, "Blade" featuring Mahershala Ali, and a "Thor" sequel with Natalie Portman as a female Thor....
2019-07-21 08:32

Explosives seized by police in Hong Kong as rival camps rally Police in Hong Kong discovered a stash of a powerful homemade explosive as the semi-autonomous Chinese city readied for another major pro-democracy protest on Sunday following a pro-Beijing rally that attracted thousands....
2019-07-21 09:48

Fire At 4-Storey Building Near Taj Mahal Palace Hotel In South Mumbai A fire broke out at a four-storey building near the Taj Mahal hotel in south Mumbai's Colaba today. Firefighters have reached the site and are trying to bring the situation under control, officials......
2019-07-21 11:32

Heavy Rainfall In Tamil Nadu, Puducherry Today, Predicts Weather Office Heavy rainfall is likely at isolated places in north interior Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal, Telangana and Maharashtra today, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said....
2019-07-21 11:32

| Female suicide bomber kills six in Pakistan A female suicide bomber has killed six people - including two policemen - in Pakistan's restive northwest in an attack claimed by the Taliban, officials have said....
2019-07-21 12:00

Hong Kong On Security Alert As Thousands March In Fresh Wave Of Protests Tens of thousands marched in sweltering heat in Chinese-ruled Hong Kong on Sunday as anti-government protests show no signs of let-up, with anger over an extradition bill morphing into a fresh front......
2019-07-21 12:16

Xanten Archaeological Park – Step Back and Experience the Romans Open-air archaeological parks or museums are increasingly popular as they bring the past to life.  ...
2019-07-21 12:48

BN Verdict – Pacquiao is a 40-year-old former flyweight still too good for most Manny Pacquiao ripped the WBA welterweight title from Keith Thurman last night in Las Vegas and continues his dominance at 40, writes Elliot Worsell The post BN Verdict – Pacquiao is a 40-year-old former flyweight still too good for most appeared fir...
2019-07-21 15:00

United talks with Lille winger Pepe 'progressing' "Manchester United have stepped up their pursuit of Nicolas Pepe, with The Sunday Times reporting that they are in pole position to land the Lille winger."...
2019-07-21 21:00

Cycling: Ineos beaten again but still confident of Tour chances Team Ineos were dominated in the mountains again on Sunday, but the British outfit were confident time would play in their favor as the Tour de France heads into a grueling third week....
2019-07-21 21:32

Swimming: Sun, Horton drama overshadows Peaty's WR, Ledecky shock Triple Olympic champion Sun Yang accused rival Mack Horton of disrespecting China on Sunday after the Australian refused to take the podium following their 400 meters freestyle clash at the world championships in Gwangju....
2019-07-21 21:32

Canadian Police Accidentally Livestream Double Homicide Press Conference Using Facebook’s Cat Filter Canada’s national police force live-streamed a press conference regarding a double homicide on Friday and added animated cat-like features to the presiding officer. Facebook’s video technology has the capabilities of overlaying the record...
2019-07-21 21:48

US military: Venezuelan plane 'aggressively' shadowed Navy aircraft US says incident occurred in international airspaceCaracas slams ‘incursion’ by ‘intelligence aircraft’ The US military on Sunday accused a Venezuelan fighter aircraft of “aggressively” shadowing a US Navy EP-3 Aries II plane over international airsp...
2019-07-21 21:48

On This Day: Mike Tyson flattens Carl Williams in 93 seconds James Slater looks back on the last time that Mike Tyson looked like an invincible man – July, 21 1989 The post On This Day: Mike Tyson flattens Carl Williams in 93 seconds appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-21 22:48

Iran tanker seizure latest: Theresa May to chair Cobra meeting after British tanker seized Theresa May will chair a meeting of the Government's emergency committee Cobra on Monday after Iran seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Persian Gulf....
2019-07-22 00:16

NYPD tells the Big Apple it’s too hot for crime It’s too hot for crime — at least, that’s what the NYPD is hoping for. “Sunday has been canceled. Stay indoors, nothing to see here. Really, we got this,” the department tweeted out Sunday. The NYPD seems to have taken a cue f...
2019-07-22 00:48

A Massachusetts police department is asking the public to refrain from criminal activity because it is 'straight up hot as soccer balls out there' REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn A massive heat wave is gripping half of the country, and as of Friday nearly 200 million people were under a heat advisory. And the Braintree Police Department in Braintree, Massachusetts, is asking residents to refrain from ...
2019-07-22 01:32

Liverpool v Sevilla: pre-season friendly – live! Email Beau with your thoughts or tweet @duresportLatest news as European teams meet at Fenway Park 12.30am BST 65 min: The Liverpool youngsters -- Larouci, Curtis Jones, Ryan Kent and Adam Lewis -- have strung together a few passing combinations. Not...
2019-07-22 01:48

Kevin Harvick scores first NASCAR Cup win of 2019 after thrilling battle with Denny Hamlin at New Hampshire How the Foxwoods Resort & Casino 301, the 20th race in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, played out Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.       ...
2019-07-22 02:16

Lawyer says suspect in mob boss killing believed online QAnon conspiracy theories and did it for Trump Screenshot via YouTube A lawyer for the New York man who was charged with killing an alleged mob boss reportedly says he did so to help President Donald Trump. The New York Times reported that an attorney for Anthony Comello wrote in new filings tha...
2019-07-22 03:48

Saving an Ice Shelf, Lunar Conspiracies, and the Butterfly Effect: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week The third week of July 2019 is past us—and if you live in much of the Midwest or the East Coast, it’s been one helluva hot one with a heat wave breaking one-day temperature records in NYC and conditions in Washington, D.C. and Cincinnati compared to ...
2019-07-22 04:01

Citroen 'strengthened' by creation of DS brand Citroen's product planning chief says spinning off premium sub-brand has allowed firm to focus on key values Citroën's image has been strengthened by the decision to split DS into a standalone brand, according to its product planning boss. Turning D...
2019-07-22 04:16

How Mustapha Heron is making St. John’s his team Mustapha Heron didn’t have to wait long to know where he stood. Hours later, it was obvious. Mike Anderson became the new St. John’s coach late on April 18. By 8 the following morning, Heron’s phone rang. It was the man hoping to be his next coach. “...
2019-07-22 07:32

Gorillas, charcoal and the fight for survival in Congo's rainforest | Peter Beaumont A deadly conflict simmers between the autochthon people forced out of Kahuzi-Biéga national park, and the rangers protecting the landOn a scarred hillside on the edge of the Kahuzi-Biéga national park, smoke rises from the once-forested slope as men ...
2019-07-22 08:16

Now and always, Cooperstown celebrates baseball at its best On an induction weekend when the first unanimous star and one of the most unlikely selections officially entered its doors, the Hall of Fame provided a needed reminder of all that is right with the game....
2019-07-22 08:16

LG's OLED TV strategy needs to change or face mobile's plight LG's second quarter profit has been hit hard by declines in OLED TV sales and rival Samsung's QLED onslaught. It's time for LG to drop its over-confidence and pursue a more aggressive pricing model and better warranties for its OLED TVs....
2019-07-22 08:32

BMW iNext: electric SUV's innovative steering wheel revealed Unconventional wheel design will aid shift between driver-operated and autonomous modes Audi E-tron rival's autonomous potential demonstrated with radical polygon-style steering wheel BMW’s gradual unveiling of its innovative iNext, due in 2021, c...
2019-07-22 09:01

'Avengers: Endgame' is now the biggest blockbuster of all time "Avengers: Endgame," the Disney and Marvel blockbuster, will move past "Avatar" on the list of all-time highest grossing films on Sunday in its 13th weekend of release, Disney reported Saturday night....
2019-07-22 09:32