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Greats Royale Knit Sneaker Has Been Redesigned With Recycled Plastic

Greats is recycling their Royale Knit style in more ways than one: Not only is the popular, breezy design available once again for men and women just in time fo...

Greats Royale Knit Sneaker Has Been Redesigned With Recycled Plastic

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Greats' New, Reflective Royale Safety Collection Could Stop Traffic Ever wanted to blind fellow pedestrians with your footwear? Greats’ latest collection, The Royale Safety, is so eye-catching, it maybe, probably is a hazard in some states....
04:39, 05/24/2019

New plastic material can be recycled again and again We're drowning in plastics. That's why the world's brightest minds are trying to find a way we can effectively deal with plastic waste and make sure we don't add more in the coming years. Now, researchers from the US Department of...
21:13, 05/07/2019

Tokyo 2020 podiums to be made of recycled plastic Medalists at next year's Summer Olympics will stand on podiums made from recycled plastic waste collected from local households or the ocean, Tokyo 2020 organizers said on Tuesday....
13:13, 06/11/2019

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Podiums To Be Made From Recycled Plastic Podiums at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be made from plastic waste donated by local residents or collected from the sea, organisers said Tuesday, as part of a sustainability push....
13:26, 06/11/2019

Wimbledon 2019: Water bottles set to be made entirely from recycled plastic for first time The hundreds of thousands of water bottles sold and handed out at Wimbledon over the next fortnight will be made entirely from recycled plastic for the first time....
10:26, 07/01/2019

This Hurricane Proof House Made From 612,000 Recycled Plastic Bottles Can Withstand 326 MPH Winds If you’re looking to build a new home on coastal waters where hurricanes are known to roam, you might want to skip the two-by-fours and cement and instead start drinking bottled soda. A Canadian company has recently completed construction of a home w...
11:52, 07/05/2019

By 2021, Prada’s Cult Nylon Bags Will Be Made From Recycled Ocean Plastic To kick start the sustainability effort, Prada has launched a Re-Nylon collection of six bags crafted from reclaimed ocean plastics, fishing nets and textile fibre waste...
14:39, 06/24/2019

Life-size whale breaks record for largest recycled plastic sculpture A life-size whale sculpture, located at the Monterey Bay Aquarium in San Francisco, has been deemed the largest recycled plastic sculpture by Guinness World Records....
22:39, 05/21/2019

Boat made of recycled plastic and flip-flops inspires fight for cleaner seas along African coast After completing a historic 500km journey from the Kenyan island of Lamu to the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar, the world’s first ever traditional “dhow” sailing boat made entirely from recycled plastic, known as the Flipflopi, has successfully raised ...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Snapchat Gets a Battle Royale Game, in the Form of Zynga's Tiny Royale It lets you battle with friends, collect new weapons along the way, and there's also a new safe zone where you can rest it out and strategise gameplay....
23:00, 06/06/2019

‘Tetris Royale’ turns the classic puzzle game into a 100-player mobile battle royale Because every game has to be Fortnite in 2019, The Tetris Company and game company N3TWORK announced on Friday that they have teamed up to make Tetris Royale for iOS and Android. This will be the debut title of a multiyear agreement between the two c...
07:39, 06/29/2019

Cease-and-desist transforms Mario Royale into DMCA Royale Enlarge / Mario? Who is Mario? My name is Infringio, and I'm a completely original character. (credit: Inferno Plus) Web-based game Mario Royale attracted quite a bit of attention last week by taking Nintendo's well-known mascot and placing him nex...
18:26, 06/25/2019

Only one can survive in our battle royale of the biggest battle royale games around Few genres have become institutions in modern gaming faster than the battle royale game, the sort of rapid zeitgeist shift that forces developers to change long-brewing plans in a way normally dictated only by Twitter accounts that ask if you can pet...
16:52, 05/16/2019

Plastic wrapped in plastic: the wasteful reality of America's grocery stores On a shopping trip to Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods and other leading markets, plastic feels more plentiful than the food itselfWhere does your plastic go? Revealing America’s dirty secretThe seven ways you’re recycling wrongA bundle of six small brie ch...
09:39, 06/20/2019

Plastic surgeon warns against 'medical tourism' after third plastic surgery-related death in Dominican Republic A plastic surgeon warned Thursday against traveling abroad for cosmetic surgeries following the death of a New York woman who had sought a procedure in the Dominican Republic, marking the third such fatality in the Caribbean country in recent weeks....
18:39, 07/11/2019

Canary Wharf goes plastic-free: 3,600 new homes set to take advantage of new community scheme which sees plastic use cut dramatically The eco-drive includes recycling coffee grounds to use as fuel, a special bin to catch debris and plans for driverless cars to be introduced alongside the new development....
09:39, 07/08/2019

Japan wraps everything in plastic. Now it wants to fight against plastic pollution. Japan wants collective action to tackle the ocean plastic crisis at next week’s G-20 summit, although the country still has an obsession with plastic packaging.  ...
19:52, 06/18/2019

Greats' 20% Off Sitewide Sale Is Something to Be Grateful For I know it’s obvious, but it needs to be said: Greats are great casual sneakers, and now, you can get a pair for a great deal. The relatively new, Brooklyn-based brand with the Italian-based leather is taking 20% off their whole site for Memorial Day ...
01:39, 05/23/2019

Opinion: Will Rockets-Warriors series go down as one of the greats? The Western Conference semifinal series is back in Oakland Wednesday with the Rockets and Warriors tied at 2-2.        ...
19:39, 05/08/2019

How a Live Orchestra Is Showing Off Another Side of K-Pop Greats Like BTS and BLACKPINK Don’t underestimate the power of K-pop. That’s a lesson many in the music industry have learned over the past few years, as the South Korean musical export has taken over charts and groups like BTS, BLACKPINK and EXO have broken records, ...
04:13, 06/20/2019

Tennis greats applaud Barty's rise to No. 1 Australia's greatest female tennis players, Margaret Court and Evonne Goolagong Cawley, have joined in celebrating the rise of compatriot Ashleigh Barty to the No. 1 world ranking which they both held        ...
11:39, 06/24/2019

Yankees greats predict big things from this year’s team It has been long enough since the Yankees last won a World Series that three members of that team were back for Old-Timers’ Day on Sunday. They’d like to see another title before coming back again next year. “The Yankees need to win again,” said John...
11:52, 06/24/2019

| PICTURES: Sporting greats spotted in Wimbledon's Royal Box Wimbledon 2019 is well underway and the Royal Box on Centre Court has been packed with famous faces from the tennis world - and other sporting codes....
10:13, 07/10/2019

Autosport Podcast: Where Niki Lauda stands among the F1 greats Niki Lauda's remarkable Formula 1 career is the subject of the latest edition of The Autosport Podcast, which evaluates where he stands among the all-time greats...
20:52, 05/30/2019

A closer look at the redesigned Facebook app Out of all the announcements Facebook made at its F8 2019 developers conference, one of the most important was the redesign of its core smartphone app. The new application, which has been updated with what Facebook is calling the "FB5" version, is no...
05:13, 05/01/2019

F1 greats past and present attend Niki Lauda's funeral The funeral of Formula One legend Niki Lauda took place in Vienna on Wednesday, where some of the sport's most recognizable faces were in attendance....
05:26, 05/30/2019

The Lonely Island rap as baseball greats in 'Bash Brothers Experience' Comedic rap group The Lonely Island have released on Netflix what is described as a long-form visual poem titled "The Unauthorized Bash Brothers Experience."...
01:26, 05/24/2019

Jets greats have fond memories of ‘old school’ Walt Michaels Marty Lyons remembers his first meeting with Walt Michaels. The Jets had just selected Lyons with the 14th-overall pick in the 1979 draft. He and second-round pick Mark Gastineau met Michaels to take some photos for the press. The Jets coach looked a...
11:00, 07/12/2019

Nissan's zero-emission ice cream truck uses recycled EV batteries For some, chasing the neighborhood ice cream truck is a favorite summer tradition. But many ice cream trucks have diesel engines, and older models keep those engines running to power the freezers. That means you get a hefty side of CO2 emissions with...
16:52, 06/20/2019

Apple's redesigned TV app arrives today If you've been patiently waiting for Apple's redesigned TV app, which was revealed back in March, today is your lucky day. The company is now rolling out the updated application to iPhone, iPad, Apple TV and compatible Samsung smart TVs, co...
20:52, 05/13/2019

Windows 10's redesigned Terminal is available in preview It's a good time to be a Windows power user. Microsoft has released a preview version of Windows 10's redesigned Terminal (known as just Windows Terminal) through its app store, giving you a considerably more powerful command line tool. Y...
23:00, 06/22/2019

Google to roll out redesigned News tab Google will soon unveil a refreshed News tab that places a priority on publishers, rather than headlines. The company today tweeted a preview of the redesigned news section for the desktop version of its search engine, which will roll out to users ov...
01:52, 07/12/2019

Motorway signs should be redesigned, says watchdog News 29 Apr, 2019 Junction numbers on motorway signs are obscured too often, forcing drivers into dangerous manoeuvres, according to Transport Focus...
20:52, 05/02/2019

Rental jeans and recycled swimsuits – six revolutionary fashion brands Innovative small labels are at the cutting edge of ethical fashion, and the wider industry is taking noteGlobally, nearly three-fifths of clothing ends up in an incinerator or landfill site within a year of being made. Shopping for clothes is no long...
21:00, 07/01/2019

Winnipeg companies finding creative ways to use recycled material While plastic and wood products are difficult to recycle, they are finding a new life at Winnipeg businesses that re-purpose the materials diverted from the landfill....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Instagram just gained three new features, redesigned Stories UI Over 500 million Instagram users now use Stories on a daily basis to freely express themselves and check in on the lives of friends, family, and influencers. Today, with the goal of keeping these users hooked, some additional features have been annou...
17:26, 05/02/2019

Mexican greats inspire Andy Ruiz ahead of Anthony Joshua showdown 'Being a little chubby kid, underestimated and told I’m not going to be nothing, to do something is going to be good.' Andy Ruiz receives encouragement from Canelo and Chavez The post Mexican greats inspire Andy Ruiz ahead of Anthony Joshua showdown ...
15:13, 05/29/2019

Olympic greats Bubka, Popov deny Rio 2016 vote-buying claims Olympic gold medalists Sergey Bubka and Alexander Popov are denying claims made in a Brazilian court they were paid to vote for Rio de Janeiro's winning bid to host the 2016 Summer Games       ...
15:26, 07/05/2019

Jordan's latest sneaker drop is in 'Fortnite' Fortnite has played host to a dazzling number of themed events, featuring collaborations with some of entertainment's biggest franchises including Avengers: Endgame and John Wick. However, for its latest crossover, Epic Games is teaming up with ...
12:39, 05/22/2019

Five Cheap Alternatives To Spendy Sneaker Cleaners This week’s Ask a Clean Person/Style Girlfriend crossover event was all about colorful sneakers—which ones to buy, what to wear them with, how to keep them looking as colorful as the day you bought them, all that good stuff. When it comes to sneaker ...
23:39, 05/08/2019

How a company in Berlin is turning coffee grounds into recycled reusable cups Kaffeeform is a Berlin-based start-up that uses coffee grounds to create reusable coffee cups. The 100% biodegradable, reusable cups are used in coffee shops and restaurants around the city. Visit INSIDER.com for more stories. Kaffeeform, a Berlin-...
07:00, 06/18/2019

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 ...
23:26, 07/15/2019

Sonic the Hedgehog to be redesigned after criticism of film trailer Director thanks fans who objected to the appearance of the video game character and assures them it will be modifiedSonic the Hedgehog director Jeff Fowler has announced that “changes” will be made to the forthcoming movie based on the video game aft...
12:39, 05/03/2019

Redesigned $20 bill featuring Harriet Tubman won't come out in 2020 Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that the Trump administration delayed the planned redesign of the $20 bill, which was expected to prominently feature anti-slavery crusader Harriet Tubman....
21:52, 05/22/2019

Android Auto is getting a redesigned interface and Dark Mode Google last month announced an update for Android Auto that would change the way the app looks and works, and it is now finally rolling out to some regions. Google says that the refreshed interface was "built to help you get on the road faster, show ...
03:52, 06/27/2019

‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ to be redesigned after fan backlash over ‘creepy teeth’ The director of "Sonic the Hedgehog" is burrowing in shame after outraged fans forced him to redraw his star character, whose giant teeth creeped out viewers and sparked a backlash against the flick....
04:13, 05/05/2019

Huge leak gives us our first look at Samsung’s redesigned Galaxy Note 10 We’ve been talking about the Galaxy Note 10’s rumored design for a few weeks now, as an influential leaker kept telling the world that the new Note model will deliver a few significant changes compared to the Galaxy S10. Now, we have our ...
15:13, 06/06/2019

ASUS’ redesigned touchscreen trackpad is bigger and more intuitive It's only been about a year since ASUS introduced the ZenBook Pro with a touchscreen trackpad called a ScreenPad, and the company is already back with an updated version. To celebrate its thirtieth anniversary, ASUS unveiled a slew of intriguin....
14:00, 05/27/2019

Cavan Biggio Proves There's Enough Room In Toronto For Two Dinger-Mashing Sons Of Cooperstown Greats The Toronto Blue Jays made history on Friday when they called up Cavan Biggio to the Majors. If Cavan’s last name sounds familiar to you, it’s because Cavan is the son of Astros legend Craig Biggio. As a result of that connection, the Blue Jays becam...
04:52, 05/27/2019

Shaquille O’Neal Wants In On the Sneaker Biz: ‘I Would Love to Purchase Reebok’ Since his retirement from the NBA in 2011, NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal has been just as dominant as he was on the court. His estimated net worth of over $400 million is a byproduct of a diverse portfolio that includes franchise ownership, inve...
12:52, 06/24/2019

First-ever sneaker auction to feature dozens of rare shoes NEW YORK (AP) – True sneaker heads will get the opportunity to expand their collection as Sotheby’s in New York holds its first sneaker auction. These aren’t just any old sneakers but 100 of the rarest, most-coveted sneakers around,...
05:26, 07/14/2019

| WATCH: Sotheby's holds first-ever rare sneaker auction Auction house Sotheby's held a first-of-its-kind auction with 100 pairs of the rarest shoes ever produced up for grabs, including a replica of the futuristic self-lacing shoes from the 1989 sequel to Back To The Future and sneakers owned by fashion d...
13:52, 07/13/2019

RuPaul’s Drag Race trades transformation for recycled drama in its least satisfying makeover yet Of all of the staple maxi challenges on Drag Race, the makeover is the one with the greatest potential for emotion, fun, and discovery. It centers on transformation and connection, the contestants showing their non-drag-queen partners a new side of t...
11:39, 05/10/2019

Trump sets stage for 2020 fight with false claims and recycled attacks President kicked off his bid with lies, attacks on the press and claims a Democrat president would ‘shut down your free speech’Donald Trump has set the stage for the nastiest US presidential race in modern times with a campaign rally that recycled ol...
04:39, 06/20/2019

Google Rolls Out Redesigned Search Menu With New Icons Worldwide Google is rolling out a new look for its search page with a tweaked search menu. The new search menu now includes icons in addition to regular search category names....
19:26, 06/14/2019

New iOS 13 leak suggests redesigned apps and a native 'swipe' keyboard iOS 13 is shaping up to be more feature-rich than Apple's current iOS 12 software, according to leaks about the next iPhone and iPad operating system update.The biggest change could be coming to the native keyboard, reports Bloomberg citing anon...
02:13, 05/07/2019

Finally! According to the Obama Women, It Is Now Officially Sundress and Sneaker Season All those weeks of feeling like it was taking forever to heat up finally make sense; we were waiting for our former forever first family to give us the go-ahead on summer! (I kid, I kid—or do I?) Thankfully, like a groundhog predicting the coming of ...
05:26, 06/27/2019

Arizona to pull incentive for Nike plant over sneaker recall Arizona will withdraw incentives for Nike Inc's manufacturing plant in the state after the sportswear maker pulled the release of a sneaker that featured an old version of the American flag, Governor Doug Ducey said on Tuesday....
17:00, 07/02/2019

Nike withdraws sneaker as colonial-era US flag proves controversial A shoe from the US firm featuring a former version of the American flag has been withdrawn. The banner, known as the "Betsy Ross" flag, has links to a period of slavery, Nike-sponsored athlete Colin Kaepernick said....
06:39, 07/03/2019

LanzaTech aims to fuel jets and make consumer goods from recycled carbon pollution LanzaTech has proved it can transform greenhouse gas emissions into fuels and chemicals. Now the company is trying to bring its clean tech to the masses....
23:26, 05/16/2019

Apple launches redesigned TV app, adds Channels feature and curated sections Unveiled two months ago, Apple's new TV app is now making its way to iPhone, iPad, Apple TV and compatible Samsung smart TVs. The most important changes, aside from the app's new look, are the addition of a new Channels feature and the brand new cura...
03:00, 05/14/2019

Cambridge scientists create world’s first living organism with fully redesigned DNA Researchers create altered synthetic genome, in move with potential medical benefitsScientists have created the world’s first living organism that has a fully synthetic and radically altered DNA code.The lab-made microbe, a strain of bacteria that is...
20:39, 05/15/2019

Microsoft brings redesigned Apple Watch notifications to Outlook users A quick heads up for those of you who are using Outlook for iOS on a regular basis. It looks like Microsoft has decided to revamp the Outlook notifications for Apple Watch, so if own the wearable device, you should start seeing them after you downloa...
00:13, 05/21/2019

Fitbit app updated: Redesigned for greater personalization and easier access to tools With the recent launch of new wearables in March, Fitbit has been working on a smartphone app redesign to help users personalize their experience while improving access to tools in the app....
17:13, 06/28/2019

Nike pulls sneaker after Kaepernick objection, prompting Republican fury ‘Betsy Ross Flag’ features 13 stars in a circle is embraced by white nationalists – Republicans criticize move, calling it ‘anti-American’Nike has withdrawn a pair of shoes featuring an early version of the American flag that has been embraced by whi...
19:39, 07/02/2019

Sneaker site StockX raises funds, hires eBay executive StockX, an online market place which specializes in reselling limited-edition sneakers, has raised $110 million from investors to fund its expansion and poached Scott Cutler from eBay as its new chief executive, it said on Wednesday....
15:26, 06/26/2019

Fallout 76's Battle Royale Mode Is An Odd One It’s become a joke at this point: If an online game is in trouble, the fastest way to turn it around is by adding a battle royale mode. It’s funny because it’s true—that’s how Fortnite turned things around, and what game studio wouldn’t want to drama...
00:26, 06/12/2019

Snapchat's battle royale game is out now Snapchat is getting in on the battle royale craze with Tiny Royale, which you can play right now. The Zynga-developed top-down shooter expands the lineup of available multiplayer Snap Games....
18:26, 06/05/2019

Fallout 76 is getting NPCs and battle royale Despite its rough start, Bethesda isn’t giving up on Fallout 76. The company revealed what’ll be coming to the online role-playing game’s future during it Electronic Entertainment Expo event today in Los Angeles. At the show, it sho...
08:52, 06/10/2019

Apple ends a six-year drought for the Mac Pro with an insanely powerful, redesigned new model that starts at $5,999 Apple Apple just announced and showed off its new Mac Pro computer, a computer that hasn't been updated since 2013. The new Mac Pro has a completely different design than the 2013 "trashcan" Mac Pro. It looks like a traditional desktop tower PC, albe...
22:13, 06/03/2019

The Veja way: inside the cult sneaker brand's operations in Amazonia – a photo essay Thanks to its ethical credentials and stylish designs, the trainer brand has amassed a devoted following. Here, its co-founder, Sébastien Kopp, files his travelogue from a trip to Amazonia where the shoes are madeWe started working in Amazonia, in th...
13:52, 06/20/2019

Colin Kaepernick reportedly convinced Nike to pull flag-themed sneaker Nike quietly scrapped a plan to sell an American flag-themed sneaker after Colin Kaepernick said he found the image offensive, a report said. The sneaker company’s Air Max 1 USA featured an early version of the American flag in celebration of t...
04:26, 07/02/2019

Arizona governor yanks Nike incentives after it pulls flag-themed sneaker Arizona will yank financial incentives for Nike’s manufacturing plant in the state after the company shelved a sneaker that featured an old version of the American flag, GOP Governor Doug Ducey said Tuesday. Nike decided to recall the shoe after ex-N...
19:39, 07/02/2019

Nike Defends Pulling 'Betsy Ross' Sneaker as Arizona Governor Withdraws Aid Nike Inc. said it was “proud of its American heritage” and was committed to creating jobs in the U.S. after Arizona’s governor said he was withdrawing financial incentives the state had promised the sneaker giant to open a plant because of its decisi...
00:00, 07/03/2019

A Super Mario battle royale should not be this addictive It’s finally happened… our beloved Mario has finally made his way into a battle royale game, just like everything and its shadow. My first reaction was, “What madness hath we wrought?” My second was, “I’ve played sixteen games already, what the heck?...
02:39, 06/18/2019

Zynga launches Tiny Royale on Snapchat Zynga has launched Tiny Royale, a mini battle royale game, on Snapchat. It is Zynga's first game on the emerging platform for messaging games.Read More...
17:52, 06/05/2019

Fan-made 'Mario Royale' pits you against 74 speedrunners The battle royale craze has invaded the Mushroom Kingdom, albeit unofficially. A programmer and video game streamer going by the handle Inferbro has hacked together a web-based multiplayer version of Super Mario Bros. that challenges up to 75 people....
00:00, 06/19/2019

Arizona governor welcomes Nike again after bad-mouthing move to pull Betsy Ross sneaker Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey reversed his stance against Nike on Thursday and welcomed the athletic apparel giant's plans to build a manufacturing facility in the state, a week after he pulled financial incentives following its decision to pull its Betsy ...
08:52, 07/12/2019

Arizona cancels incentive for Nike plant after 'terrible decision' to recall sneaker: governor Arizona's governor on Tuesday withdrew a $1 million incentive for Nike Inc to build a plant in the state after the world's largest sportswear maker canceled release of a sneaker featuring a colonial-era version of the American flag, which critics sa...
23:52, 07/02/2019

France's Groupe Casino faces Battle Royale It is France's second-biggest supermarket operator and, having traded for the last 121 years, a familiar sight in most of the country's towns and cities....
00:26, 05/30/2019

There’s A Flappy Bird Battle Royale Game Now, And It’s Good Flappy Royale, released today in beta on mobile and PC by game designers Orta Therox, Em Lazer-Walker, and Zach Gage, seems like a lot of things: clever, opportunistic, a joke. But it’s also fun....
22:52, 06/27/2019

Snapchat launches its first ever battle royale mobile game Snapchat mobile games are a recent thing that Snap introduced a few weeks ago, but if you're not familiar with the new feature, here is a quick rundown. Starting last month, Snapchat users can play together with their friends three mobile games direc...
02:39, 06/06/2019

Air Force veteran touts new shoe to honor law enforcement as Nike pulls patriotic flag sneaker Amid the controversy surrounding Nike scrapping plans for an American flag-themed sneaker, a U.S. Air Force veteran announced a new shoe he designed to benefit law enforcement officers....
17:39, 07/03/2019

Nike says Betsy Ross-themed Fourth of July sneaker was pulled over 'concerns that it could unintentionally offend' Nike said the company made the decision to halt the release of a U.S.A.-themed sneaker, which featured a Betsy Ross flag on the heel, “based on concerns that it could unintentionally offend” people....
07:39, 07/03/2019

UPDATE 2-Arizona cancels incentive for Nike plant after 'terrible decision' to recall sneaker -governor Arizona's governor on Tuesday withdrew a $1 million incentive for Nike Inc to build a plant in the state after the world's largest sportswear maker canceled release of a sneaker featuring a colonial-era version of the American flag, which critics say...
01:13, 07/03/2019

Arizona mayor asks Nike to build planned factory there despite governor's opposition after sneaker controversy Mayor Georgia Lord of Goodyear, Arizona, has urged Nike to stick to plans to open a factory in her town despite Republican Gov. Doug Ducey pulling financial support for the project after the company decided not to sell a shoe featuring an early versi...
01:52, 07/05/2019

'Tetris Royale' brings massive battles to phones worldwide Just a few weeks after its 35th birthday, Tetris is getting a new look. A Tetris battle royale game is coming to mobile. N3TWORK and The Tetris Company Inc. announced that they've partnered to develop Tetris games built for mobile devices worldw...
17:52, 06/28/2019

Persona 5 The Royale releases new gameplay footage featuring Ann and Morgana Atlus has released another new snippet of gameplay for Persona 5 The Royal which features some new art of Ann, some new combined moves with Morgana, and more peeks at what to expect in the rerelease....
16:13, 07/05/2019

Fortnite Battle Royale update news, patch notes and more In such a short space of time, Fortnite Battle Royale has become certified gaming phenomenon. Pitting 100 players against each other on a single map, it melds fun, cartoonish gameplay with a fierce competitive streak, and has attracted millions of pl...
18:52, 05/09/2019

Nike Drops Sneaker Featuring Betsy Ross Flag After Colin Kaepernick Is Said to Complain It Invokes Slavery Just in time for the Fourth of July, comes a report that Nike yanked a sneaker embellished with a Betsy Ross flag after NFL footballer-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick complained the image conjured up slavery and all its ills....
06:26, 07/02/2019

Fallout 76 Hides Its Most Interesting Lore Behind A Steep Battle Royale Grind Some bad shit went down in Vault 51, and the only way to find out about it within Fallout 76 is by playing countless hours of its battle royale mode, Nuclear Winter....
00:39, 07/10/2019

Activision reveals Battle Royale mode for Call of Duty: Mobile It's been only a few days since Activistion launched Call of Duty: Mobile beta for a couple of countries and the publisher is now raising the hyper around its upcoming game with another important announcement.Call of Duty: Mobile will have a Battle R...
00:52, 05/22/2019

This Super Mario battle royale game challenges you to outrun 74 other Marios After PUBG introduced the world to the concept of ‘battle royale’ games, a number of games in the genre starting cropping up overnight including Fortnite, Apex Legends and Tetris 99. Now, there’s a new battle royale game in the h...
03:39, 06/19/2019

PUBG Mobile 0.12.5 update brings Royale Pass Season 7, new weapon and more PUBG Mobile 0.12.5 update is rolling out to players which also kicks off Royale Pass Season 7 along with a new weapon and bunch of gameplay fixes. App Annie has also reported that PUBG Mobile recently crossed 100 million active monthly users and whil...
16:13, 05/17/2019

Activision reveals Call of Duty: Mobile — Battle Royale mode Activision revealed a first glimpse into the battle royale mode for the upcoming Call of Duty: Mobile game. It features a big map and familiar locations.Read More...
21:26, 05/21/2019

Sick of getting schooled in Fortnite? Here’s what happened when we hired a Battle Royale teacher This is a re-published article that we've picked as one of our favorites of the last year from our suite of TechRadar Originals. Standing in the middle of Pleasant Park’s soccer pitch, an ascending snake of construction begins to win...
19:52, 05/06/2019

Tetris Royale and its 100-player competitive mode is coming to mobile devices If you can't afford a Nintendo Switch or playing video games is simply not among your hobbies, you'll be happy to know that one of the most addictive games for Switch released recently, Tetris 99 will be cloned and released on mobile devices.The majo...
23:39, 06/29/2019

Overpowered ‘Frog Legs’ Are Dominating Fallout 76's Battle Royale Mode Nuclear Winter, Fallout 76’s battle royale mode, allows players to go into matches with customized perk loadouts that grant them various advantages in battle. Players enjoying the game’s early “pre-beta” version are finding that some of those perks a...
05:26, 06/25/2019

'Fall Guys' is a mini-game battle royale with up to 100 jelly-bean dudes Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout is what happens when indie developers watch too much reality TV. The new title from Mediatonic takes some of the most ridiculous network game-show obstacles courses, throws in some squishy alien creatures, and puts......
07:39, 06/15/2019

Walmart replaces iconic blue vests with 'modernized' options made from recycled bottles The blue vests that Walmart employees are known for will be replaced with a gray option with neon blue, green or pink trim.        ...
21:26, 06/06/2019

Latrice Royale's opening act hits a speed bump in this exclusive Werq The World clip Rupaul’s Drag Race really only shows its audience a fraction of what could go wrong with a drag performance. If you ever get the chance to chat with a drag veteran like season 4 and multi-All Stars alumnus Latrice Royale, surely they can regale you w...
18:00, 06/26/2019

PUBG Mobile Season 8 Royale Pass leaks: New cosmetics and theme teased, new beta planned Tencent has recently rolled out version 0.13.4 to players, and it's come with a lot of interesting data buried inside - here's what you need to know about this new patch....
16:13, 07/05/2019

PUBG Mobile Season 8 Beta Live: How to download iOS, Android Royale Pass beta Tencent has recently rolled out version 0.13.4 to players, and now you can sign into the beta and trial Season 8 early - here's what you need to know....
20:52, 07/08/2019

Fortnite 9.30 Leaked Skins UPDATE: New Season 9 Skins and styles revealed in Battle Royale Fortnite update 9.30 will be released later today and it should unveil a whole boatload of new skins. And some might have already been revealed ahead of time....
16:13, 06/18/2019

PUBG Mobile Season 7 Release Date Update 0.12.5, Royale Pass Leaks as Season 6 end nears PUBG Mobile looks set to release a brand new update for the game this week. Here's everything we know about the Season 7 Battle Pass, Release Date and more....
13:00, 05/16/2019

How does so much plastic get into the sea? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsHow does so much plastic get into the sea? Is it dumped? Is it washed in? Does it blow in?Joanna...
14:00, 05/14/2019

The Problem With Plastic Nothing exemplifies modernity like plastic. It’s cheap. It can be molded into all sorts of shapes and textures, dyed any color or be transparent. Unlike glass or ceramics, it can be flexible and durable, and it won’t rot or corrode like wood or metal...
00:52, 07/12/2019

We're Eating a Whole Lot of Plastic... Uh, Is That Bad? If you’re the type to get squeamish about the things you accidentally eat, you’re not going to like the new report released by the WWF (formerly known as the World Wildlife Fund) this Tuesday. According to the report, we might be eating a credit card...
00:39, 06/13/2019

Berlin and Beyond: So over plastic bags As the world celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day, a growing number of countries are using legislation to eradicate these single-use items. It's time Germany joined the list, says DW's Tamsin Walker....
12:39, 07/03/2019

'We just didn’t think about it': how did we let plastic bags get everywhere? They’re under our sinks, all over our streets, and filling the stomachs of dead whales. What can we do to stem the single-use scourge? Joan Shuttleworth has fond memories of her 1940s childhood in Orchard Park, near Buffalo. “When I was seven or eigh...
13:26, 06/09/2019

Zoo 4 You: Plastic Free EcoChallenge As a conservation organization the Reid Park Zoo is aware of the impacts humans have on wildlife everyday, so they decided to take part in the Plastic Free EcoChallenge this July. Jed Dodds has more in the video below. ...
04:39, 07/03/2019

Men are lining up for plastic surgery like never before The face of plastic surgery has typically been female: pouty lips, a pert nose, taut skin. But as more and more Americans go under the knife, the gender scales are beginning to balance. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the numbe...
15:52, 06/05/2019

I Tried to Get Plastic Out of My Beauty Routine I love makeup. The ugly truth, however, is that makeup is helping ruin the planet. Take a look at your makeup bag. What do you find? Plastic, plastic, and more plastic....
01:52, 06/14/2019

Five ways to reduce plastic in the bathroom From bamboo toothbrushes to using refill options or your own containers, it’s not hard to change your ways“A bamboo toothbrush is the first swap I always suggest,” says Beth Noy, who founded the online shop Plastic Freedom in frustration at the lack ...
20:52, 07/14/2019

Whole Foods is ditching plastic straws This could be the last straw for Whole Foods customers. The supermarket chain announced on Monday that it’s eliminating plastic straws from all stores in the US, Canada and the UK beginning in July. Instead, shoppers at the bougie market’...
15:26, 05/21/2019

Baby rescued from plastic bag in Georgia Georgia sheriff's office realeased dramatic body-cam video showing the rescue of a newborn girl who was found alive inside a plastic bag in the woods. (June 25)        ...
05:39, 06/26/2019

How to End the Cycle of Throwaway Plastic Toys It’s everywhere. The cheap kazoo. Stings of Mardi Gras beads. Spider rings. Crazy straws. Magnifying glasses that just make things look blurry. Off-brand Slinkies. So many frisbees. Mini squirt guns that don’t actually squirt. I don’t buy a lot of pl...
08:00, 06/20/2019

Is Plastic Pollution Depriving Us of Oxygen? The plastic debris floating in the world’s oceans entangles wildlife, kills birds that swallow it mistaking it for food, and seeps into the food chain, showing up in fish that humans eat. A major threat to the ocean, this plastic pollution is e...
00:26, 06/21/2019

See-through plastic pants are now considered ‘Pretty’ Remember when “festival style” meant flower crowns, fringe, diaphanous dresses and gladiator sandals? Clearly, those days are over. Pun intended: UK brand Pretty Little Thing has launched its latest festival-inspired line, and among the s...
12:52, 05/02/2019

5 brands doing their bit to combat the plastic problem As the issue of single-use plastic garners more media attention than ever before, brands are turning to eco-friendly alternative to fight the growing problem...
17:13, 07/12/2019

Your Bottled Water Probably Has Plastic In It. Should You Worry? Plastic contamination is rampant in bottled water. That was the unsettling conclusion of a study published last year in Frontiers in Chemistry that analyzed samples taken from 259 bottled waters sold in several countries and found that 93% of them co...
07:26, 05/30/2019

The plastic we 'recycle' is actually horrible for the environment When you drop your plastic waste into the recycling bin, it most likely makes its way around the world, where it can pose a health and security risk to developing countries, according to a new Guardian report ....
22:00, 06/18/2019

Does the plastic housing of the Pixel 3a bother you? The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL were Google's first phones to sport wireless charging, a feature sorely missed on their predecessors, but now we are back to square one with the midrange Pixel 3a and 3a XL that are unapologetically plastic and need pluggin...
21:26, 05/17/2019

Europe's plastic waste sent home in toxic row Europe’s sustainability practices are world-leading, but some believe that what has passed as recycling should actually be called liabilityshifting. DW spoke with an American who plans to change all that....
16:39, 06/13/2019

How Plastic Bottles Are Paying For School In Nigeria A school in Nigeria is accepting plastic bottles in lieu of school fees from parents. The Recycle Pay project allows parents to use plastic waste as currency to pay their children's school fees....
12:39, 06/13/2019

Glastonbury's plastic bottle ban tested by hot weather Britain's Glastonbury Festival is greener and cleaner after banning the sale of single-use plastic bottles in the hope of inspiring long-term change - even in the middle of a heatwave that forced some music fans to queue for water....
00:13, 06/30/2019

Berlin and Beyond: Time for Germany to ban plastic bags As the world celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day, a growing number of countries are using legislation to eradicate these single-use items. It's time Germany joined the list, says DW's Tamsin Walker....
16:39, 07/05/2019

Mom wrapped daughter in plastic bag and left her in bushes to die A 29-year-old who wrapped her baby in plastic bags and left her to die after forcing an object down her throat to stop her crying has been convicted of murder....
20:39, 06/06/2019

Never gonna give you up: how plastic seduced America Once we lived without it, now we can’t escape it. A historian unpacks the origins of our plastic addictionIn 1957 Disneyland opened the Monsanto House of the Future, an all-plastic dwelling. Over the next 10 years millions of visitors passed through ...
16:00, 06/21/2019

G20 agrees to tackle ocean plastic waste Group of 20 environment ministers agreed on Sunday to adopt a new implementation framework for actions to tackle the issue of marine plastic waste on a global scale, the Japanese government said after hosting the two-day ministerial meeting....
15:26, 06/16/2019

Upset about the plastic crisis? Stop trying so hard We make good-faith efforts to help the planet by recycling, but what we really need to do is even simplerAll the plastic ever made: the fate of 8.3bn tonsDid you ever decide to get off a jammed freeway and take the backroads even though deep down you...
15:13, 06/24/2019

Malaysia cracks down on imported plastic – video The Malaysian government says the country has become a dumping ground for rich nations as it announces it will send as much as 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to the countries it came from. Malaysia became the world's main destination for plastic ...
18:52, 05/29/2019

Canada to start single-use plastic ban in 2021 Canada has announced that it will ban single-use plastic products such as straws and bags starting in 2021. The government said that plastic manufacturers would be held responsible for processing the waste....
01:52, 06/11/2019

David Attenborough thanks Glastonbury for plastic bottle ban The world renowned naturalist David Attenborough appeared on the stage at Glastonbury on Sunday to praise its ban on single-use plastic bottles, delighting festival goers who have instead queued for tap water....
19:13, 06/30/2019

In Plastic-Bag Wars, the Industry Fights Back The backlash against single-use plastic has engulfed straws, bags and takeout containers, but the plastics industry is fighting back, arguing alternatives can be worse for the environment and disruptive for businesses....
19:13, 05/20/2019

Ask the experts: do the plastic linings of tin food cans contain BPA? We asked you what you wanted to know about your own toxic exposure and put your questions to Dr Leonardo TrasandeHave a question about pesticides, persistent chemicals or heavy metals? Ask the expertsDo the plastic linings of tin cans still contain B...
15:39, 06/27/2019

UN: Plastic waste pact approved with US among few holdouts United Nations officials say nearly all of the world’s countries have agreed on a deal to better manage plastic waste, with the United States a notable exception...
20:52, 05/10/2019

180 countries — except US — agree to plastic waste agreement After 12 days of negotiations under the auspices of the United Nations, countries have agreed to treat plastic as hazardous waste. Germany is considering a ban that would go even further....
07:39, 05/11/2019

German minister calls for immediate ban on plastic bags The minister has proposed a ban in Germany similar to those in place in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda. Gerd Müller said that the issue was crucial to mankind's survival....
20:52, 05/10/2019

Landmark UN Plastic Waste Pact Gets Approved But Not By US A man guides a raft through a polluted canal littered with plastic bags and other garbage in Mumbai, India, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016. India is scheduled to deposit the ratification instruments of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change with the U.N. on Oct...
13:26, 05/11/2019

Deepest ever manned dive finds plastic bag US explorer Victor Vescovo discovered plastic trash on the seafloor while completing the deepest ocean dive ever recorded: 35,853 feet to the bottom of the Mariana Trench in the western Pacific....
11:26, 05/14/2019

Malaysia Is Sending Plastic Waste Back to Where It Came From Malaysia plans to send non-recyclable plastic back to the countries that sent it there, the country’s environment minister said Tuesday. The Southeast Asian country became the top destination for plastic waste in 2018 after China stopped accept...
08:00, 05/22/2019

Plastic pollution 'killing one person every 30 seconds' One person dies every 30 seconds in developing countries from diseases and illnesses caused by plastic pollution and uncollected rubbish, a new report has found....
11:39, 05/14/2019

Scientists Say They've Cooked Up an Endlessly Recyclable Plastic Plastics aren’t recycled nearly as much as we’d like them to be, but a team from Berkeley Lab has developed a method to hopefully make that process easier. In a recently published study, these researches describe a new type of plastic that can be bro...
01:13, 05/08/2019

U.S. could be outlier if U.N. clinches plastic waste pact Countries are nearing agreement to tighten controls on trade in plastic waste, which would make it harder for leading exporter the United States to ship unsorted plastic to emerging Asian economies for disposal, campaigners said on Tuesday....
21:26, 05/07/2019

All hail the plastic Pixel! (poll results) There are barely any metal or plastic phones left in today's see of glass sandwich designs, so Google's new Pixel 3a midranger is a refreshing change of pace for some, with their durable bodies that you can just dust off when they hit the pavement. T...
16:13, 05/20/2019

Zero-waste: The women in Asia who gave up plastic China, Indonesia and Vietnam are among the worst polluters for plastic waste being dumped in the ocean. Meet the women in those countries trying to change that....
02:00, 06/05/2019

UN conference to consider plan to minimize plastic waste Over 180 countries have opened a U.N.-backed conference on waste and hazardous chemicals amid hopes it could produce a sweeping agreement toward minimizing generation of plastic waste, which has formed a gigantic mass floating in the ocean...
19:52, 04/29/2019

We can’t recycle black plastic, but now we can use its carbon for renewable energy The big problem with plastics is that though they last for a very long time, most are thrown away after only one use. Since plastics were invented in the 1950s, about 8,300m metric tonnes (Mt) have been made, but over half (4,900 Mt) is already in la...
13:39, 06/26/2019

| WATCH: 'Rivers' of plastic block Kinshasa's waterways In the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital city Kinshasa residents are fed up of the 'rivers' of plastic waste taking over the city's waterways as thousands of plastic bottles have piled up over the years, causing deadly floods when it rains....
01:00, 05/20/2019

Australia’s ‘last unspoiled paradise’ is being engulfed by plastic waste A whopping 414 million pieces of plastic -- including nearly a million shoes and more than 370,000 toothbrushes -- have washed up on the beaches of the tiny, remote Cocos Islands in the Indian Ocean....
22:00, 05/17/2019

David Attenborough: 'To chuck plastic into the ocean is an insult' Broadcaster Sir David Attenborough has told the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee that "to chuck plastic into the ocean is an insult"....
17:52, 07/09/2019

The climate costs of a plastic planet | Carroll Muffett Every stage of the plastic lifecycle releases harmful carbon emissions into the atmosphere, contributing to global heatingUpset about the plastic crisis? Stop trying so hardPlastics are among the most ubiquitous materials in our economy, our lives, a...
16:13, 06/25/2019

Some Ragu pasta sauces recalled due to plastic concerns The owner of Ragu is recalling some of its jars of pasta sauces over the possibility they may contain fragments of plastic. Mizkan America says it has no reports of injuries or complaints. The voluntary recall was launched out of an abundance of caut...
21:39, 06/17/2019

Plastic straws will be banned in England from April 2020 The billions of plastic straws consumed in the UK each year will be banned from April 2020. The move will also cover plastic drinks stirrers and cotton buds...
17:39, 05/22/2019

Cardi B postpones several concerts to recover from plastic surgery Cardi B has postponed three upcoming concerts in order to recuperate from recent plastic surgery procedures, her publicist Patientce Foster told CNN....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Plastic straws and bags no more: Canada aims to clean up its act Canada plans to ban some single-use plastics like straws, bags and cutlery by early 2021 to reduce waste and litter and protect the world's oceans, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday....
16:00, 06/10/2019

Cardi B cancels concerts to recover from plastic surgery “Cardi was overzealous in getting back to work; she didn’t take the time necessary to fully recover from her surgery," Cardi's representative said.        ...
17:00, 05/22/2019

Malaysia To Send Plastic Waste To Developed Countries That Sent It There Malaysia, which has become the dumping ground for the world's plastic waste, will send back non-recyclable plastic scrap to the developed countries that sent it there, its environment minister said on......
18:13, 05/21/2019

Did You See the Plastic Water Bottle in the Game of Thrones Finale? At first he suggested a democracy, then he invited plastic water bottles? Warning, Game of Thrones spoilers follow! In the series finale, "The Iron Throne," Samwell Tarly (John......
20:39, 05/20/2019

How you're recycling plastic wrong, from coffee cups to toothpaste If you don’t clean your recycling, it can harm more than it helps. And that icon with the arrows is virtually meaninglessThis week we’re exploring plastic pollution as part of our six-month Toxic America series. Please support this journalism and hel...
14:52, 06/17/2019

Get 50 Paisa On Returning Used Plastic Milk Packet In Maharashtra People in Maharashtra will now get back 50 paise on returning used plastic milk pouches as the state government has issued a refundable surcharge per packet....
18:26, 06/27/2019

Cleansing Plastic From Oceans: Big Ask for a Country That Loves Wrap Japan is showcasing its plastics recycling at the G20 meeting in Osaka. But the Japanese also wrap everything in plastic, and a lot winds up in the sea....
02:13, 06/28/2019

Florida cracks down on dangerous plastic surgery centers South Florida’s obsession with beauty has made it a top destination for cheap plastic surgery – but it has also drawn a growing number of centers that exploit those seeking smaller waistlines or more noticeable assets. Now, the state is cracking down...
01:52, 07/13/2019

Reduce Plastic Waste by Bringing a Garment Bag to the Dry Cleaner Every spring, I dry-clean a dozen of my winter coats. By the time I’ve stocked them back in my closet, I have enough barely used plastic material to wrap up my entire apartment....
21:00, 05/01/2019

Are Soda Cans or Plastic Bottles Worse for the Environment? We all know that garbage has a terrible impact on our environment—take a look at the plastic bottles washing up on our beaches and in our waterways. But when it comes to the question of bottles versus aluminum cans, does one container have an even wo...
12:26, 05/02/2019

Hot dog, hamburger buns used by Sunbeam, Wonder recalled over plastic pieces Flowers Foods is voluntarily recalling baked products due to the potential presence of small pieces of hard plastic.       ...
23:13, 07/10/2019

Scientists on the verge of creating 100 percent recyclable plastic We’re surrounded by plastics for much of our lives. Plastics are cheap and easy to make, they’re often incredibly durable and they last just about forever. Unfortunately, those upsides are also terrible news for the environment, as plastic waste cont...
18:52, 05/08/2019

Make a Quick Bib for Your Kid With Press’n Seal Plastic Wrap It’s almost time for your child’s big thing—baseball portrait day, the annual school flute concert, his debut as a ring bearer at your cousin’s wedding—and his outfit is looking pristine. Oh yes, he’s ready for this. And then you remember: Shit, the ...
23:39, 05/08/2019

Mexico City passes ban on plastic bags, utensils MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City lawmakers have passed a ban on plastic bags, utensils and other disposable plastic items to take effect at the end of 2020. The city of more than 9 million residents – with another 11 million in surrounding areas ...
01:13, 05/10/2019

U.N. 'very confident' of deal to regulate trade in plastic waste U.N. talks on tightening controls on trade in plastic waste are very likely to reach a deal later on Friday after 11 days of often late-night talks, a spokesman for the UNEP Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions told reporters...
16:00, 05/10/2019

Sharks and rays 'starved and suffocated' by plastic debris More than a thousand sharks and rays have become entangled in discarded fishing gear and plastic debris, potentially leading to starvation and suffocation, scientists have warned....
09:39, 07/05/2019

U.N. clinches deal to stop plastic waste ending up in the sea Around 180 countries reached a deal on Friday that aims to sharply reduce the amount of plastic that gets washed into the world's oceans, the United Nations said....
22:13, 05/10/2019

Anand Mahindra To Ban Plastic Bottles From Corporate Boardrooms Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra on Tuesday said he would ban plastic bottles from corporate boardrooms, after a Twitter user pointed them out in a photo of a meeting shared by him....
04:26, 07/17/2019

The plastic crisis isn't just ugly — it's fueling global warming Plastic, as we know, is everywhere. In waterways, in animals, even in our food. As if that isn't bad enough, a new report shows it's also accelerating global warming. Stopping climate change also means curbing plastic....
23:52, 05/15/2019

David Attenborough praises Glastonbury for going plastic-free TV naturalist surprises festival crowd with speech hailing ditching of single-use plasticsFollow all the latest from Glastonbury with our live blogDavid Attenborough made a surprise appearance on the final day of Glastonbury festival, thanking the cr...
16:52, 06/30/2019

414 million pieces of plastic found on remote islands Almost one million shoes and over 370,000 toothbrushes -- they're among the 414 million pieces of plastic found washed ashore on the remote Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the Indian Ocean, according to new research....
13:13, 05/17/2019

Swimming in plastic: How Metro Vancouver handles its own recycling After accounting for his own plastic waste, reporter Aaron McArthur looks into how Metro Vancouver recycles what it produces - a unique approach in North America....
07:13, 06/28/2019

Fixing planet plastic: How we'll really solve our waste problem From bag bans to bacterial mulchers, many solutions are touted for the plastic waste crisis. Find out which work – and which don't – in our definitive guide...
17:00, 04/28/2019

Why the Guardian is taking on America's plastic waste crisis United States of Plastic, a new series that will run for the rest of 2019, will reveal the global consequences of dependence on a miracle materialThis week we’re exploring plastic pollution as part of our six-month Toxic America series. Please suppor...
09:39, 06/17/2019

| Tanzania latest African nation to ban plastic bags A plastic bag ban comes into force in Tanzania as Africa leads efforts to stem the tide of plastic blighting the farthest reaches of the globe, and depths of the ocean....
22:26, 05/31/2019

Tanzania bans plastic bags to clean up environment Under new measures, anyone using plastic bags in Tanzania can be slapped with a fine, and those caught manufacturing the items can get jail time. Environmentalists are celebrating the move....
06:00, 06/02/2019

World Oceans Day: UK joins fight against plastic pollution The UK is joining the global fight against plastic pollution by marking World Oceans Day in a bid to raise awareness about protecting and conserving the seas....
07:26, 06/08/2019

Canada has no plans take back plastic waste in Malaysia Ottawa has no plans to pick up plastic waste that originated in Canada and is currently parked in Malaysia, a spokesman for Canada's environment ministry said on Thursday....
07:39, 06/14/2019

New York men are embracing plastic surgery with ‘daddy do-overs’ Sorry, mom, but your muffin top is taking a back seat to dad’s backside. Post-pregnancy “mommy makeover” procedures — a plastic surgery combo of liposuction, tummy tuck and a breast lift or augmentation — have been popular for years, but now men of a...
04:13, 06/13/2019

Bees have built a nest entirely out of plastic bags in the environment The first report of a bee’s nest made entirely from plastic comes from Argentina. The leafcutter bees created cells out of what may be bits of old plastic bags...
19:26, 05/30/2019

People eat at least 50,000 plastic particles a year, study finds Health effects of ingestion of microplastics via food, water and breathing still unknownThe average person eats at least 50,000 particles of microplastic a year and breathes in a similar quantity, according to the first study to estimate human ingest...
18:13, 06/05/2019

Store’s bid to shame people out of using plastic bags backfires A grocery store in Canada is trying to shame its customers into not using plastic bags by handing out ones with embarrassing phrases like “wart ointment” on them — but the store reportedly found people still want the bags. The East ...
13:26, 06/13/2019

Americans Eat and Inhale Over 70,000 Plastic Particles Each Year According to a New Analysis Plastics have for years been used to make nearly everything that surrounds us. But along the way, they escaped the confines of packaging and objects and settled in the environment, the food we eat and the air we breathe. Americans are consuming and b...
19:52, 06/06/2019

Newborn found alive in plastic bag left in wooded area Authorities in Georgia are searching for the mother of a newborn baby who was found alive in a plastic bag last week. The baby girl, who has been temporarily named “India” by a local hospital, was discovered crying around 10 p.m. on Thurs...
00:26, 06/12/2019

Here's Drake's Response to Claims He Underwent Plastic Surgery to Get a 6-Pack Drake's physique is all natural... and he's not afraid to make it known. The 32-year-old rapper was most definitely feeling himself on Thursday evening when he took to Instagram......
04:39, 05/17/2019

Adobe's latest Lightroom smooths skin without the 'plastic' effect Instagrammers and portrait photographers alike use Facetune-style skin smoothing techniques on photos, but it often gives your subject an overly unnatural "plastic" effect. Adobe is addressing that issue with a new plugin called Texture in its latest...
19:39, 05/14/2019

Japan, a Big Plastic User, Fights Waste Ahead of the G-20 Summit TOKYO (AP) — Japan has a plastic problem.In a country where cleanliness and neat packaging have long been considered good service, almost everything, from single bananas to individual pieces of vegetables, pastries, pens and cosmetics is sold p...
09:39, 06/26/2019

Officials ban plastic racket coverings at Wimbledon to become more environmentally friendly Wimbledon will no longer be contributing to England’s waste trail after announcing this year’s participants will not be allowed to use plastic coverings for new rackets....
19:13, 06/28/2019

Wimbledon bans plastic racket coverings in eco-friendly push Wimbledon will no longer be contributing to England’s waste trail after announcing this year’s participants will not be allowed to use plastic coverings for new rackets. Players on the English grass courts will be seen sporting their traditional whit...
22:13, 06/28/2019

Plastic bans proliferate in 2019 as planet drowns in trash When the EU finally committed to banning an array of single-use plastics in March, it became part of a growing plastic-free movement that is seeing similar bans imposed from Vanuatu to Canada and Tanzania....
19:00, 06/28/2019

You may be eating a credit card's worth of plastic each week: study Plastic pollution is so widespread in the environment that you may be ingesting five grams a week, the equivalent of eating a credit card, a study commissioned by the environmental charity WWF International said on Wednesday....
04:52, 06/12/2019

Malaysia to send up to 100 tonnes of plastic waste back to Australia Environment minister says recycling sent from Australia included plastic bottles that were ‘full of maggots’The Malaysian government will send back up to 100 tonnes of Australian plastic waste because it was too contaminated to recycle, but will not ...
10:13, 05/29/2019

414 Million Plastic Pieces Found On "Australia's Last Unspoilt Paradise" Some 414 million pieces of plastic, including one million shoes and over 370,000 toothbrushes, were found washed ashore on the remote Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the Indian Ocean, a new research has......
18:52, 05/17/2019

Wimbledon ditches plastic racket covers in sustainability drive All England Lawn Tennis Club move means there will be 4,500 fewer plastic bags this yearIt may not quite be a Wimbledon tradition along the lines of the all-white dress code but the sight of players discarding the plastic cover from a freshly strung ...
16:52, 06/28/2019

Lego Struggles to Find a Plant-Based Plastic That Clicks Lego has spent the past seven years trying to make its blocks with plastic derived from plants, but finding the material to hit its target is proving difficult....
12:39, 06/12/2019

'Shame on you': Boots berated for wrapping prescriptions in plastic bags Campaigners say pharmacy chain should uphold promise to reduce plastic packagingThe pharmacy chain Boots has come under fire for using plastic bags, rather than paper ones, to package some of its prescriptions.Environmental campaigners and customers ...
20:39, 05/17/2019

Midtown plastic surgeon believed to have fled US after botched procedures A midtown plastic surgeon has apparently left the country, leaving a trail of patients upset about botched tummy tucks and liposuctions and unable to get their medical records....
07:00, 05/19/2019

An Explorer Just Made the Deepest Ever Manned Sea Dive — and He Found a Plastic Bag An American explorer who set a new record for the deepest ever manned sea dive says he saw a plastic bag and candy wrappers at the bottom of the ocean. Victor Vescovo, 53, visited Challenger Deep, which is the deepest known point in the ocean in the ...
06:39, 05/14/2019

Plastic pollution in worlds' oceans could have $2.5 trillion impact, study says A new study suggests that the plastic pollution problem in the world's oceans is having an economic impact that is startling – perhaps as much as $2.5 trillion....
14:47, 04/28/2019

Amazon's top cardboard box makers face challenges from plastic mailers For the past few years, delivery boxes have been piling up on people's doorsteps and in apartment buildings across the U.S. Here's a look at the big cardboard box makers in the U.S....
23:52, 07/13/2019

Vancouver postpones ban on plastic straws, while Surrey gives it green light Vancouver city staff say businesses need more information, and details around bylaws and phase-out plans will be presented to council no later than this fall....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Plastic pollution found at every depth of the ocean by deep-sea survey A deep-sea survey has found more tiny particles of plastic far below the surface of the Pacific than floating on its surface, with the highest levels around 300 metres down...
20:52, 06/06/2019

A Boat Crushed His Face. Then Plastic Surgeons Hit Him With $167,000 in Medical Costs Bob Ensor didn’t see the boom swinging violently toward him as he cleaned a sailboat in dry dock on a spring day two years ago. But he heard the crack as it hit him in the face. He was transported by ambulance to an in-network hospital near his...
17:52, 05/06/2019

No plastic please, Mum: my quest to make waste-free packed lunches The average lunchbox contains lots of needless wrapping. So how easy is to create eco-friendly alternatives – and will children eat them?A couple of months ago my son’s dislike of school dinners reached the tipping point, and outweighed his parents’ ...
10:26, 06/07/2019

Newborn baby found inside of plastic bag in woods in Georgia FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. (WXIA) — Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a newborn baby found alive inside of a plastic bag in the woods late Thursday night. Authorities said they went to Daves Cre...
06:39, 06/08/2019

McDonald's Happy Meal Toys Caught in Backlash Over Plastic A British petition calling for McDonald’s to scrap the plastic toys included with kids’ meals has garnered over 325,000 signatures, and the country’s environment minister is pressing the case....
16:52, 07/08/2019

'The odour of burning wakes us': inside the Philippines' Plastic City In Valenzuela City, residents blame recycling plants for pungent smells and respiratory illnessesAs noon approaches in Valenzuela City and residents prepare to have their lunch, a pungent smell of melted plastic swirls through the air, killing everyo...
08:13, 07/08/2019

Thousands of volunteers remove plastic from northern Spanish coast Thousands of volunteers plucked plastic and other waste products from the rocks and beaches along Spain's Basque coast on Saturday, while divers took to the sea to clear garbage from the water as part of World Oceans Day....
21:13, 06/08/2019

Missing 70-year-old man found dead in plastic storage container PHILADELPHIA — Authorities say the body of a 70-year-old man reported missing in Philadelphia has been found in a large plastic storage container in a city home. It’s not yet known what caused his death or how he ended up in the container. The ...
19:13, 05/10/2019

Indonesia's parliament delays approval for levy on plastic bags Indonesian members of parliament have decided to delay confirmation of a government plan for a levy on plastic bags, but the finance minister said she was optimistic the legislation was on track to be adopted this year....
09:52, 07/03/2019

Countries reach deal to stop ‘epidemic’ of plastic in oceans Roughly 180 countries agreed to amend the Basel Convention to make global trade in plastic waste more transparent and better regulated, while also ensuring that its management is safer for human health and the environment....
05:13, 05/11/2019

Wild bees' nest made entirely out of plastic discovered in Argentina The first report of a bee’s nest made entirely from plastic comes from Argentina. The leafcutter bees created cells out of what may be bits of old plastic bags...
20:26, 05/30/2019

Nearly every country in the world approves pact to reduce plastic pollution, except the U.S. GENEVA — Nearly every country in the world has agreed upon a legally binding framework to reduce the pollution from plastic waste except for the United States, U.N. environmental officials say. An agreement on tracking thousands of types of plastic w...
02:00, 05/12/2019

The big fashion fight: can we remove all the toxic, invisible plastic from our clothes? More than half of all textiles produced each year include plastic. Now the urgent search is on for a more sustainable way to clothe the worldIt was probably the only time a 93-year-old has stolen the show at Glastonbury’s Pyramid stage. Sir David Att...
21:00, 07/16/2019

Where does your plastic go? Global investigation reveals America's dirty secret A Guardian report from 11 countries tracks how US waste makes its way across the world – and overwhelms the poorest nationsThis week we’re exploring plastic pollution as part of our six-month Toxic America series. Please support this journalism and h...
09:39, 06/17/2019

G20 environment ministers agree to tackle marine plastic waste Reduction of marine plastic trash was one of the major issues at the G20 summit of environment ministers in Japan. Delegates also discussed the future of energy security following the tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman....
17:52, 06/16/2019

Boots to ban plastic bags and switch to brown paper carriers Chain will charge 5p, 7p or 10p for various sizes of paper bag, with profits going to charityBoots will phase out all plastic bags from its stores by 2020, replacing them with brown paper bags.The health and beauty chain will remove 40m plastic bags ...
17:00, 06/24/2019

Humans have made 8.3bn tons of plastic since 1950. This is the illustrated story of where it's gone Until recently we didn’t know how much plastic was piling up around us. When we found out, the picture wasn’t prettyGlobal investigation reveals where America’s plastic goes Continue reading......
09:00, 06/24/2019

Great Pacific garbage patch: giant plastic trap put to sea again Floating boom is designed to trap 1.8 trillion items of plastic without harming marine life – but broke apart last timeA floating device designed to catch plastic waste has been redeployed in a second attempt to clean up a huge island of garbage swir...
08:13, 06/23/2019

Explained: the toxic threat in everyday products, from toys to plastic Thousands of potentially harmful chemicals are in products ranging from toys to plastic and carpets in the USRead our entire Toxic America seriesSynthetic chemicals are in nearly everything we touch and consume. But some chemicals can be potentially ...
09:52, 05/22/2019

Nearly all the world's countries sign deal to prevent plastic waste – except US Deal will improve handling of plastic waste and prevent it from getting washed or dumped into oceans and rivers, UN saysAlmost all the world’s countries have agreed on a deal to improve the way they deal with plastic waste and prevent so much of it f...
23:00, 05/10/2019

A Strange New Blend of Rock and Plastic Is Forming on a Portuguese Island If you go to the beach, you’re likely to see some form of plastic pollution scattered in the waves or sprinkled among the sand grains. A bottle cap fragment here, a transparent piece of packaging there. But researchers have identified a new, and perh...
21:39, 06/22/2019

Southeast Asian nations vow to combat plastic debris in oceans Southeast Asian nations vowed on Saturday to fight against plastic pollution in the ocean, as their leaders adopted a joint declaration during a summit in Bangkok....
16:52, 06/22/2019

Americans' plastic recycling is dumped in landfills, investigation shows Consumers’ efforts to be eco-friendly go to waste as many communities find themselves with nowhere to send their refuseWhere does your plastic go? Revealing America’s dirty secretA sign on an upside-down dumpster spelled the end of Pearl Pai’s long r...
16:00, 06/21/2019

Ragú pasta sauces recalled over possible plastic fragment concerns Anyone who may have purchased varieties of a popular brand of pasta sauce is urged to double-check the label over concerns it may possibly contain fragments of plastic. ...
20:00, 06/16/2019

Canada in talks with Malaysia about taking back plastic waste The government of Canada said on Monday it is in discussions with Malaysia about retrieving plastic waste that originated from Canada and is currently in Malaysia....
21:52, 06/17/2019

Ragú pasta sauces recalled over plastic fragment fears Anyone who may have purchased varieties of a popular brand of pasta sauce is urged to double-check the label over concerns it may contain fragments of plastic. Mizkan America Inc. announced Saturday that certain Ragú pasta sauce varieties are subject...
02:39, 06/18/2019

Malaysia to send back plastic waste to foreign nations Malaysia says it will send back some 3,000 metric tonnes (330 tons) of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries including the U.S., U.K., Canada and Australia in a move to avoid becoming a dumping ground for rich nations....
09:26, 05/28/2019

Meet the Woman Sailing Around the World to Raise Awareness About Plastic Pollution The first time self-described “ocean advocate” Emily Penn was confronted by the magnitude of the plastic pollution problem was during an international sailing expedition 10 years ago. She spotted bits of debris, things like toothbrushes, ...
06:00, 06/07/2019

Search continues for mother of newborn found wrapped in a plastic bag in the woods https://pmd.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/us/2019/06/08/caption/georgia-baby-found-in-woods-dnt-vpx.wsb_2640526_768x432_1300k.mp4 _____ Atlanta (CNN) – Georgia authorities are searching for the mother of a newborn found wrapped in a plastic bag and ab...
01:26, 06/09/2019

Mom blames Walmart after finding plastic foam in customized graduation cake Marsy Flores, the graduate's mother, says the Walmart bakery gave her a graduation cake made out of Styrofoam.        ...
20:00, 06/04/2019

Welcome to the "Invisible Challenge," which involves a bunch of dogs running into plastic wrap The domestic dog, trained and bred over centuries to obey and assist humans, has had its loyalty betrayed. Not content to ask our canine companions only to fetch sticks, shake paws on command, or dance around on their hind legs for a treat, our wretc...
23:00, 07/03/2019

Plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton buds to be banned from next year Plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton buds will be banned in England from next year as part of a government plan to tackle pollution and protect the environment....
04:26, 05/22/2019

China vows to raise recycling rates of rural plastic mulch China vowed to improve the recycling rates of plastic mulch used in farming, the government said on Wednesday, amid mounting concerns about soil contamination as unrecovered bits of the thin film get left behind, leaving traces in crops....
09:52, 07/03/2019

Tonnes of plastic waste dumped in Malaysia will be returned to country of origin Malaysia will return 450 tonnes of contaminated plastic waste to the countries that shipped it, in a refusal to become a dumping ground for the world's trash....
16:00, 05/28/2019

414 million pieces of plastic found on remote Australian islands: Study Almost 1 million shoes and over 370,000 toothbrushes -- they're among the 414 million pieces of plastic found washed ashore on the remote Cocos (Keeling) Islands, according to new research....
08:26, 05/17/2019

This Indian School Requires Students to Hand Over Plastic Waste as Tuition A school in India’s northeastern Assam state is now requiring students to pay for tuition in plastic waste they collect. Each of the 110 students at the Akshar Forum school must bring 20 plastic items to school a week in order to attend, accord...
10:39, 06/05/2019

Malaysia to ship back tonnes of plastic waste to Canada and other nations Malaysia will send back some 3,000 metric tons of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries such as the U.S., U.K., Canada and Australia in a move to avoid becoming a dumping ground for rich nations....
15:39, 05/28/2019

Panera at Home chicken soup recalled over plastic material in product The company behind Panera Bread’s at Home line has issued a recall for a chicken soup product sold in select states over concerns about plastic material contamination....
19:13, 05/24/2019

Japan's famous Nara deer dying from eating plastic bags Tourists warned not to feed the animals after plastic waste found in stomachs of several dead deerAuthorities in Japan’s ancient capital Nara are warning visitors not to feed the city’s wild deer – a major tourist attraction – after several of the an...
11:52, 07/10/2019

Cardi B Cancels Several Performances to ''Fully Recover'' From Plastic Surgery Procedures Cardi B needs some R&R. The rapper has postponed her show in El Paso, Texas, which was scheduled for tonight, due to "circumstances beyond her control," read a press release......
06:13, 05/22/2019

Nestle Waters teams up with Ocean Legacy for plastic waste cleanup Nestle's bottled water division Nestle Waters, owner of Perrier and Vittel, said it would team up with Canada's Ocean Legacy Foundation to help to clean up plastic pollution....
17:13, 07/08/2019

Malaysia to send 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to countries of origin Malaysia will send as much as 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to the countries it came from, the environment minister said on Tuesday, the latest Asian country to reject rich countries' rubbish....
14:52, 05/28/2019

Bebe Rexha Sets the Record Straight on Those Plastic Surgery Rumors Bebe Rexha is laughing off rumors about getting plastic surgery. The 29-year-old singer was asked about reports she allegedly got a nose job or butt implants in a cover interview with......
22:00, 05/08/2019

Plastic straws, cotton buds and drink stirrers to be banned in England Government confirms ban on sale and use of items from April next yearPlastic straws and drink stirrers, and cotton buds with plastic stems will be banned from sale and use in England from next April, the government has confirmed.The move, which has b...
09:52, 05/22/2019

Check your cabinets: Some Ragu pasta sauces recalled, may contain fragments of plastic Mizkan America, Inc. issued the recall out of an "abundance of caution," warning consumers that the pasta sauces may contain fragments of plastic       ...
08:26, 06/17/2019

Scientists find hundreds of sharks, giant rays tangled in plastic In total, the new research recorded 1,116 reported cases of marine life tangled up in plastic dumped in the ocean -- but its authors say the true number is likely to be much higher....
02:26, 07/06/2019

Hundreds of sharks snarled by plastic in the world's oceans, scientists warn New research suggest previous studies have underestimated the number of sharks and rays entangled in plastic. The problem is likely much worse than scientists realized....
18:52, 07/05/2019

Johnsonville recalls nearly 100,000 pounds of sausage after 'green plastic' found in product Nearly 100,000 pounds of Johnsonville Jalapeno Cheddar smoked sausages were recalled after a customer complained about finding hard green plastic in the product....
23:52, 06/04/2019

World Migratory Bird Day highlights deadly risks of plastic pollution Saturday marks World Migratory Bird Day which, this year, is raising awareness about the serious threats that plastic pollution poses to bird life, with a call for urgent measures to end the problem. ...
20:13, 05/11/2019

Bali officially bans all single-use plastic to curb ocean pollution Bali has banned the use of single-use plastic items in a bid to cut down on ocean pollution. The law prohibiting plastic bags, straws and Styrofoam has come into effect as of July 2, after a six-month transition period that ended last month. The Indo...
20:52, 07/02/2019

Remember the Starbucks cup? ‘Game of Thrones’ screwed up again with plastic water bottles The Game of Thrones finale is now history, and it all went down exactly as the leaks said it would. We know who survived season 8, who died, and who took the Iron Throne. The finale, just like the rest of the season, was far from delivering the perfe...
02:00, 05/21/2019

People flocking to adopt Georgia baby found in plastic bag: police More than a thousand people from around the world have offered to adopt the newborn found wrapped in a plastic grocery bag in the woods in Georgia, local police said Thursday. Well-wishers — some from as far as Ireland — have reached out ...
03:13, 06/28/2019

Humans eat a credit card-size amount of plastic every week: study Well, here’s one way to cut down on personal debt. Humans are gobbling up around 5 grams of microplastics in their weekly diets — or about as much as your ATM card, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Newcastle, Aus...
19:00, 06/12/2019

Grocery store urges customers to rethink plastic with embarrassing bags East West Market hopes humorous bags like ‘Wart Ointment Wholesale’ will persuade shoppers to shun single-use plastic bagsIf concern over the climate crisis or revulsion over the contamination of the food chain are not enough to change consumer behav...
01:39, 06/12/2019

Whole Foods eliminating plastic straws from US stores in July. Expect new chicken, too. Whole Foods Market is eliminating disposable plastic straws from its stores in the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom in July.        ...
19:26, 05/20/2019

Drake jokes about plastic surgery rumors while flexing his six-pack on Instagram Drake wants his fans to know that his abs are all-natural, if his comment on a recent Instagram post is any indication.        ...
21:26, 05/17/2019

Whole Foods eliminating plastic straws from U.S. stores in July. Expect new chicken, too. Whole Foods Market is eliminating disposable plastic straws from its stores in the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom in July.        ...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Georgia: newborn baby found alive in plastic bag – video report Police in Georgia have released dramatic bodycam footage showing the moment a newborn baby girl was discovered alive in a plastic bag. Local residents called the police on 6 June after hearing cries from a wooded area. Forsyth county sheriff’s office...
00:52, 06/27/2019

India's trash mountains are a fetid symbol of the country's plastic problem Ravidas in New Delhi is a slum like no other. There are no fetid open sewers brimming with human waste or piles of trash lining every alley and corner. The residents of this ramshackle community run a tight ship....
10:26, 06/08/2019

Video shows moment baby found inside plastic bag in the woods Police released the emotional video of the moment police in Georgia find a baby struggling inside a plastic grocery bag lying in the woods. The footage from the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office was released with the hopes that someone might come...
01:13, 06/26/2019

Malaysia, flooded with plastic waste, to send back some scrap to source Malaysia, which has become the dumping ground for the world's plastic waste, will send back non-recyclable plastic scrap to the developed countries that sent it there, its environment minister said on Tuesday....
17:52, 05/21/2019

Over 180 countries -- not including the US -- agree to restrict global plastic waste trade The governments of 187 countries have agreed to control the movement of plastic waste between national borders, in an effort to curb the world's plastic crisis -- but the United States was not among them....
08:52, 05/12/2019

G20 to tackle ocean plastic waste as petrochemical producers expand in Asia Japan wants to make reducing the glut of plastic waste in the oceans a priority at the Group of 20 summit it is hosting this month as governments around the world crack down on such pollution....
14:00, 06/13/2019

The London Marathon’s method for reducing plastic bottles: Edible seaweed pouches At the London Marathon, participants received a new kind of refreshment: tiny pouches filled with a sports drink and made from seaweed. The squishy pods gave race organizers a chance to cut down on the flood of plastic waste that accompanies major sp...
21:39, 04/29/2019

In-depth Google Pixel 3a durability test highlights the strength of plastic (video) If you've been holding off on buying Google's budget-friendly new Pixel 3a or 3a XL for fear of making a major build quality compromise, the ultimate durability test is here to prove you have absolutely nothing to be worried about.Yes, the Pixel 3a i...
17:39, 05/28/2019

Heartbreaking: This Incel Got Plastic Surgery To Look Exactly Like Austin Powers But Still Can’t Find Women Willing To Sleep With Him Many men in the involuntarily celibate community believe that women would sleep with them if they looked more conventionally attractive, so they resort to surgery in order to correct their perceived flaws. However, these drastic measures are rarely t...
23:26, 07/08/2019

Watch your litter: Florida gator caught eating plastic at wildlife refuge A beautiful Sunday at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge turned sour when an alligator was caught on video swallowing a large plastic item.        ...
05:39, 06/26/2019

Florida lawmakers pass bill prohibiting plastic straw bans in cities Florida lawmakers on Tuesday passed a bill stating local governments could not enforce plastic straw bans over the next five years, refusing to get sucked into the growing movement to phase the drinking instrument out due to their negative impact to ...
18:39, 05/01/2019

Fans Spotted a Plastic Water Bottle Lurking in the Game of Thrones Finale Just weeks after a stray Starbucks cup was accidentally left in a Game of Thrones episode, eagle-eyed viewers spotted another modern-day artifact lingering in the show’s Sunday night finale. At least one water bottle made its way into the show&...
16:52, 05/20/2019

Environmental Win! The San Diego Zoo Has Announced They Have Acquired A Big Stupid Gorilla That Loves To Eat Plastic And Styrofoam It seems like every day now, there’s another grim report in the news about the devastating effects of plastic waste on the environment, but here’s a story to the opposite effect to give you a rare bit of hope: The San Diego Zoo just announced that th...
19:00, 05/28/2019

Plastic bags kill deer in Japan’s Nara city wildlife park Nine deer have been found dead at a popular city wildlife park in western Japan after they swallowed plastic rubbish. The free-roaming animals became emaciated after gorging on plastic litter that filled their stomachs....
21:52, 07/10/2019

Warren Entsch declares war on plastic in new Great Barrier Reef envoy role Veteran Liberal MP is aiming to rid beaches of plastics, micro and nano plastics, but won’t commit to a banThe Liberal MP Warren Entsch has launched a crusade against single-use plastics as part of his new role as special envoy for the Great Barrier ...
04:00, 05/28/2019

Spanish police bust drug ring that smuggled cocaine-laced plastic Spanish police have busted a cocaine-smuggling ring that dodged detection by mixing the drug with industrial plastic pellets before chemically removing it in three specially designed laboratories....
18:26, 05/29/2019

Spanish police smash drug ring smuggling cocaine-infused plastic Police in Spain have arrested 12 members of a crime ring which smuggled cocaine-infused plastic products from Colombia before extracting the drug at three specialized laboratories....
16:52, 05/30/2019

Game of Thrones Ends Its Watch With Plastic Water Bottle in Plain Sight After eight seasons of watching Game of Thrones, last night’s series finale left many thirsting for resolution. Including some cast members.Read more......
00:00, 05/21/2019

Eco kitchens: 5 ways to make your home more sustainable and reduce single-use plastic on a budget Looking to cut down your use of single-use plastic and help the environment? These small, budget-friendly changes will help you overhaul your kitchen habits....
22:39, 06/21/2019

Scientists went to one of the world's most remote island atolls. They found 414 million pieces of plastic The amount of plastic pollution previously thought to exist around the world may be a dramatic underestimate — because the vast majority of plastic pollution may actually be below the surface....
18:13, 05/21/2019

Glastonbury Festival attendees leave plastic bottles and trash strewn across grounds So much for being eco-friendly. Attendees of Britain’s five-day Glastonbury Festival – which ran on a theme of climate change and the environment – left behind thousands of plastic bottles and trash, photos of the aftermath show. Environmentali...
18:39, 07/01/2019

Spanish police bust crime ring that smuggled cocaine-laced plastic Police in Spain said they arrested 12 people on Wednesday in connection to a cocaine-smuggling ring that mixed the drug with industrial plastic pellets in a bid to avoid detection....
03:26, 05/31/2019

G20 plastic trash reduction goal doesn't address 'excessive' production: activists Activists welcomed a goal set by the Group of 20 major economies' to reduce additional plastic trash leaking into the ocean to zero by 2050, but said it avoided getting at the heart of the problem - slashing the output of wasteful, single-use plastic...
09:26, 07/01/2019

Southeast Asian nations, among worst ocean polluters, aim to curb plastic debris Thai zero-waste advocate Thanaboon Somboon never leaves his home without what he calls a full "weaponry" of reusable shopping bags, coffee tumblers and stainless steel straws for his daily battle against single-use plastic....
08:39, 06/21/2019

Crack open a cold one: PepsiCo testing canned water to cut down on its use of virgin plastic PepsiCo on Thursday said its testing sales of its Aquafina water in aluminum cans as the company moves to reduce its use of virgin plastic, which hasn’t been recycled.       ...
17:00, 07/02/2019

Teach, Earn And Pay With Plastic: Assam School Brings Hope For Poor Kids Older children studying at the Akshar School for a few years have been trained to teach the younger students. They get paid for this, which encourages them to remain in the school and not drop out......
02:52, 05/21/2019

Tyson recalls ready-to-eat chicken fritters after complaints of 'hard plastic' in product Tyson Foods, Inc. has issued a recall for 190,757 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken fritters that were distributed to foodservice locations nationwide after the company received complaints from schools about hard plastic found in the product...
02:26, 06/11/2019

414 million pieces of plastic found on remote island group in Indian Ocean Debris on Cocos (Keeling) Islands was mostly bottles, cutlery, bags and straws, but also included 977,000 shoes, study saysOn the beaches of the tiny Cocos (Keeling) Islands, population 600, marine scientists found 977,000 shoes and 373,000 toothbrus...
15:52, 05/16/2019

Turns out there's more plastic pollution in the deep ocean than the Great Pacific Garbage Patch The problem of plastic in the ocean is worse than feared. There’s actually more microplastic 1,000 feet down than there is in the Great Pacific Garbage.        ...
01:39, 06/07/2019

Horrific video shows famed chef pulling plastic trash from fish’s stomach A famed Mexican chef has posted a stunning video of himself pulling plastic bottle caps and other trash from a fish’s stomach as he prepares a meal — as a wake-up call that humans are destroying ocean life. In the footage, three-Michelin-star c...
15:26, 05/21/2019

Multiple deer dead at popular tourist park in Japan after eating plastic bags Nine deer at the famed Nara Park in western Japan have died recently after swallowing plastic bags. Masses of tangled plastic litter and packets of snacks were retrieved from their stomachs, with the heaviest amount weighing 9.5 pounds....
19:39, 07/11/2019

Japan's Suntory joins rival Coca Cola to push Vietnam on plastic recycling Japanese beverage giant Suntory Holdings said it would work with rival Coca-Cola as well as Nestle to push the government in Vietnam, among the biggest contributors to plastic waste in the ocean, to create a large-scale recycling system....
18:26, 06/25/2019

Dead dolphin calf's stomach held plastic bags and balloon, scientists discover A dolphin calf found stranded on Fort Myers Beach had a belly full of garbage, scientists found during post-mortem exam.        ...
15:26, 04/28/2019

McDonald's and Burger King are facing calls to scrap plastic toys in kids' meal deals The plastic toys given away with children's fast food meals are under fire. McDonald's and Burger King are the target of a petition started by two school children who criticize the companies for giving away the toys, which get quickly throw...
22:00, 07/09/2019

Tyson Foods has recalled more than 190,000 pounds of chicken fritters after people reportedly found hard plastic Tyson Foods is recalling thousands of pounds of ready-to-eat chicken fritter products after consumers reportedly found hard plastic in the food.       ...
22:39, 06/09/2019

Man arrested at New York airport for allegedly smuggling 34 live song birds hidden inside plastic hair curlers A Connecticut man was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport Sunday after returning from South America with nearly three dozen small live birds, each concealed in a plastic hair curler hidden inside his carry-on luggage to be sold for high...
10:39, 06/18/2019

‘Modern Family’ star Ariel Winter fires back at body-shaming troll over plastic surgery question “Modern Family” star Ariel Winter has no time for the haters. The 21-year-old took to Instagram on Thursday to announce the airing of the final episode of the beloved show’s 10th season. But at least one person took the post as an opportunity to body...
07:13, 05/11/2019

Oh, yuck! You're eating about a credit card's worth of plastic every week You're eating, swallowing or breathing in about 2,000 tiny pieces of plastic each week, a new study suggests, the equivalent of one credit card.        ...
11:26, 06/13/2019

Deepest dump? American explorer spots plastic garbage in world's deepest ocean We know Mount Everest is littered with tons of trash. Now we know garbage has also been spotted at the world's deepest ocean depth.        ...
23:13, 05/14/2019

Hundreds 'waiting in line' to adopt baby found alive in plastic bag, child services says Deputies with the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office found the newborn, who has since been named baby India, in a plastic bag in Cumming, Georgia        ...
22:39, 06/28/2019

Instead of Being Horrified By Migrant Detention Centers, Pence Is ‘Inspired’ By CBP Vice President Mike Pence accompanied Lindsey Graham and other Republican senators on a tour of two migrant detention centers in Texas on Friday in an effort to downplay the horrifying conditions that thousands of migrants—including children—are bein...
22:00, 07/13/2019

Why America’s tariff-hit farmers still support Trump EASTON, NY — Most mornings, Paul Molesky begins his workday at 5 a.m. — not on his family’s small beef farm — but as the operations manager for Allenwaite, a seventh-generation dairy operation nearby. “I essentially farm twice a day, all day, sometim...
22:13, 07/13/2019

Hamilton defends his 'Britishness' ahead of home race Lewis Hamilton defended his 'Britishness' at his home race on Saturday, against a backdrop of tens of thousands of fans flying the flag for the most successful racing driver the country has ever seen....
23:26, 07/13/2019

Exclusive: Comaneci hails history-maker Halep's Wimbledon triumph Nadia Comaneci predicted "no one in Romania will be working for a few days" as they would be too busy celebrating Simona Halep's "amazing" victory over Serena Williams in Saturday's Wimbledon final....
23:26, 07/13/2019

OxyContin Made the Sacklers Rich. Now It's Tearing Them Apart. The billionaire family was so fractious one member tried to punch another in a board meeting. More recently, a rash of lawsuits, which accuse its Purdue Pharma of helping fuel the addiction crisis, has exacerbated these longstanding divisions and com...
00:13, 07/14/2019

Inside Jeffrey Epstein's press machine: How the financier tried to rehab his image post-conviction with donations and pay-for-play journalism New York state sex offender registry Jeffrey Epstein spent 13 months in jail after being accused of sexually abusing dozens of girls as young as 14 in 2008, but he was able preserve his reputation as a wealthy financier, socialite, and philanthropis...
00:52, 07/14/2019

Halep star struck at meeting duchesses at Wimbledon Simona Halep joined the list of tennis royalty at Wimbledon, then got a bit star struck at meeting the real thing        ...
00:52, 07/14/2019

A duel with no secrets but does Roger Federer have greater shock potential? | Kevin Mitchell The two great champions know each other’s game inside out and the Swiss is going to have to find something extra to halt Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon finalThere are no secrets between Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, nothing new to learn after 47...
01:00, 07/14/2019

So, guys, you reckon you could take a point off Serena Williams? | Alex Clark Men want to get in on everything. Then again, we all have our dreamsLet us for a minute extend the benefit of the doubt to the 12% of men who believe they could take a point from Serena Williams in a tennis match, no doubt further emboldened by her d...
01:00, 07/14/2019

Jeremy Hunt says Iranian tanker could be released if guarantees are given that cargo was not Syria bound Britain could help secure the release of a supertanker seized off the coast of Gibraltar if Iran provides "sufficient guarantees" that the cargo is not bound for Syria, foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt has said....
01:26, 07/14/2019

Kamal Nath Orders Probe After Pellet Guns Allegedly Used Against Tribals Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath said on Saturday that an inquiry by a magistrate has been ordered into alleged use of pellet guns against tribals in Burhanpur district, and no guilty person......
01:52, 07/14/2019

Sebastien Buemi Takes Formula E Win in NYC, Title Fight Wide Open for Final Race Sebastien Buemi managed to nab Nissan’s first Formula E victory of the year in the penultimate race of the 2018/19 season, Saturday’s first of a double-header weekend on the streets of Brooklyn. Despite heavy pressure from Alex Lynn’s Jaguar for the ...
02:52, 07/14/2019

Hitting the Books: Gravity's mystery may prove our multiverse exists Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
02:52, 07/14/2019

Briton among 26 killed in bomb and gun attack at Somalia hotel At least 26 people, including a Briton as well as Americans, Kenyans and a prominent Canadian-Somali journalist, have been killed in a bomb and gun attack on a hotel in Somalia....
03:00, 07/14/2019

John Carpenter and Anthony Burch Are Co-Writing a New Joker Comic The Joker? Oh, you mean the Joker? No, no, the Joker. Lately, there are a lot of Jokers. The newest one is being written by John Carpenter. Read more......
03:13, 07/14/2019

2020 Democratic hopefuls: party needs to embrace progressive ideals, not Trump voters Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren told a room full of liberal activists on Saturday that the party needs to fully embrace polices such as higher taxes on the wealthy, wiping out student loan debt and criminal justice reform if they wan...
03:39, 07/14/2019

Flame-throwing AOC chief of staff ‘looking for fight’ with Nancy Pelosi Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez may be putting the heat on Congress, but it’s her chief of staff, Saikat Chakrabarti, who’s dropping the napalm. In the last three weeks, he’s accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of being a weak leader, moderate Dems of being ...
04:00, 07/14/2019

Armed man shot, killed after throwing incendiary devices at Washington ICE detention center Police in Washington state say an armed man was shot and killed early Saturday after trying to attack a local Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center....
04:26, 07/14/2019

UK Envoy Says Trump Ditched Iran Deal To Spite Barack Obama: Report Britain's ambassador to Washington believed US President Donald Trump pulled out of the Iranian nuclear deal because it was associated with his predecessor Barack Obama, leaked documents showed......
04:52, 07/14/2019

Egypt opens Sneferu's 'Bent' Pyramid in Dahshur to public Egypt opened to visitors on Saturday the "Bent" Pyramid built for pharaoh Sneferu, a 101-meter structure just south of Cairo that marks a key step in the evolution of pyramid construction....
05:00, 07/14/2019

Southern Arizona family raising awareness for domestic violence TUCSON —  A Southern Arizona mother is grieving the loss of her daughter who was shot and killed just a few weeks ago. On Saturday, the family of 25-year-old Marilynn Pacheco held a car wash near Alvernon and Grant to raise money for emergency ...
05:26, 07/14/2019

Jennifer Lopez concert evacuated as Manhattan power outage spreads A major Manhattan power outage spread south to Madison Square Garden on Saturday night, plunging the Jennifer Lopez concert into darkness, multiple twitter users said....
07:52, 07/14/2019

Jennifer Lopez tweets she's 'Devastated and heartbroken' after NYC blackout cancels concert A sold-out Jennifer Lopez concert came to a halt Saturday night in New York City as a massive power outage left more than 70,000 Manhattan customers in the dark. ...
09:52, 07/14/2019

New Zealand v England: Cricket World Cup final 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup final updates from the match at Lord’sBoyhood memories of the first Cricket World Cup finalAnd feel free to email Tim or tweet @TimdeLisle 9.02am BST Morning everyone. So, today’s the big day. It’s the men’s singles final at Wimbled...
10:13, 07/14/2019

Unborn Baby Dies While Mother Waits For Visa To Cross Border Into Chile Chilean officials said on Saturday that the unborn baby of a Venezuelan migrant had died while the woman waited for the appropriate visa to cross the border from Peru into Chile....
10:39, 07/14/2019

|Bingingonseriesandcompletingherstudies:TamarynGreentalksplansafterMissSA With the Miss SA 2019 pageant looming, Tamaryn Green chats to Channel24 about her excitement for the Top 16, advice for the participants and her plans after handing over the crown....
11:13, 07/14/2019

Iran will continue exporting oil under any conditions: Iranian foreign minister  Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt in a telephone call on Saturday....
11:13, 07/14/2019

Formula E set for title showdown in New York "The all-electric Formula E title will be decided in Sunday\u0027s season finale after series leader Jean-Eric Vergne failed to score in the first of two races in New York."...
13:00, 07/14/2019

UPDATE 2-Pakistan welcomes venture's willingness for negotiated settlement after Reko Diq mine ruling Pakistan said on Sunday it welcomed a statement by Tethyan Copper expressing willingness for a negotiated settlement after a World Bank tribunal ordered the government to pay $5.8 billion in damages in a dispute over the Reko Diq copper mine....
14:00, 07/14/2019

Huawei plans extensive layoffs at its U.S. operations - WSJ Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is planning extensive layoffs in the United States as the Chinese telecoms equipment company grapples with its U.S. blacklisting, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter....
14:00, 07/14/2019

Pamela Adlon: ‘Better Things is about hope and love amid the darkness’ The star and creator of the comedy hit talks about life, TV, bringing up three daughters as a single mother in LA and making it big after 50This is fuckin’ inner sanctum,” says Pamela Adlon. We’re speaking over FaceTime, and this is a quiet morning i...
15:26, 07/14/2019

Police fire tear gas to disperse protesters from Champs Elysees after Bastille Day parade French police fired tear gas to disperse protesters from the Champs Elysees avenue on Sunday, a few hours after President Emmanuel Macron had presided over the Bastille Day military parade alongside other European leaders....
15:52, 07/14/2019

In ‘The Nickel Boys,’ Colson Whitehead Depicts a Real-Life House of Horrors The reform school at the center of Whitehead’s new novel (his first since “The Underground Railroad”) is more like a prison where the inmates are brutalized and even killed....
17:39, 07/14/2019

After Math: Flipping the Switch Nintendo wasn't the only company this week making headlines about switches. Facebook's poker playing AI turned the tables on some Texas Hold'em pros, Foxconn pulled the old switcheroo on the state of Wisconsin, and Luminar's new L...
17:52, 07/14/2019

Hong Kong protesters clash with police and demand withdrawal of extradition bill Protests that began in opposition to a proposed extradition law have swelled to include complaints about an influx of mainland Chinese into Hong Kong and that local leaders are more responsive to the Beijing government than to the territory's people....
18:00, 07/14/2019

Mochizuki makes history for Japan with junior title at Wimbledon Teenager Shintaro Mochizuki became the first Japanese to win a junior boys' Grand Slam title, beating Spain's Carlos Gimeno Valero 6-3 6-2 in the Wimbledon final on Sunday....
19:39, 07/14/2019

Cardinals legend Bob Gibson battling pancreatic cancer ST. LOUIS — St. Louis Cardinals great Bob Gibson is fighting pancreatic cancer. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch said the 83-year-old Hall of Famer was diagnosed with the cancer several weeks ago and revealed the news Saturday to the other living Hall of ...
20:39, 07/14/2019

I finally have a nice, stable boyfriend, so why am I so unhappy? | Dear Mariella Past relationships are still affecting you, says Mariella Frostrup, and you need professional support, as well as friends, to come to terms with your trauma, and counter negative thinkingThe dilemma I’m 27 and have been in a relationship for 18 month...
20:52, 07/14/2019

Accounts posing as Dominic Raab and Liam Fox among Twitter takedowns MoD, DExEU and DHSC lodged complaints requesting removal of fake accounts pretending to be associated with governmentTwitter accounts masquerading as official outlets for Dominic Raab and Liam Fox were revealed as among those the UK government succee...
23:13, 07/14/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Late Mahrez magic sets up Senegal showdown Algeria will face Senegal in the final after a 95th minute free-kick by Riyad Mahrez settled a close semifinal. Their opponents beat Tunisia in the earlier semifinal, which was settled by an extra time own goal....
00:00, 07/15/2019

Quirky places to spend the night around the world, from a birds' nest to a potato From airplanes to buses and cargo ships to birds' nests and wine barrels, travelers can book quirky accommodations all over the world.       ...
00:13, 07/15/2019

Verstappen says Vettel apologised for British GP collision Red Bull Formula 1 driver Max Verstappen says Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel apologised to him immediately after the British Grand Prix for their collision during the race...
01:26, 07/15/2019

Jennifer Lopez reschedules Madison Square Garden show after NYC blackout Jennifer Lopez is refusing to let New York’s blackout ruin her 50th birthday celebrations with hometown fans — and has already rescheduled Saturday’s scrapped MSG show for this Monday....
02:39, 07/15/2019

As Banks Report Earnings, Fed Looks to Take Away the Punch Bowl Big banks start reporting earnings Monday, and investors will be watching for signs of how much the Fed’s change in policy could hurt their business....
03:13, 07/15/2019

Why we should no longer doubt Novak Djokovic's place among tennis' GOATs For as long as he can remember, Novak Djokovic has been trying to catch and match his two main rivals, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. But after a career-defining five-set victory over Federer at Wimbledon on Sunday, Djokovic is chasing them no more....
03:26, 07/15/2019

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04:13, 07/15/2019

Pompeo grants visa to Iran’s top diplomat to visit New York but limits his movements Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was given a visa to honor U.S. commitments to the United Nations, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in an interview....
04:52, 07/15/2019

Mexico's Economy Falters as U.S. Chugs Along Mexico is slipping toward a recession even as the U.S. economy continues to grow, the first time in 25 years that the neighbors’ economic cycles have fallen sharply out of sync....
05:00, 07/15/2019

Howard plays amid abuse allegation, Storm beat Liberty Natasha Howard scored 14 points a day after abuse allegations were raised against her to help the Seattle Storm beat the New York Liberty 78-69       ...
05:39, 07/15/2019

Poker Bots, Earthquake Scars, and What to See at SDCC 2019: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week 2019 Comic-Con International: San Diego is coming this week, which means our team will be on the ground, providing you with on-the-scene coverage of pop culture and fandom as well as hoping our fellow attendees please, please exercise some acceptable...
06:00, 07/15/2019

Huawei, Still on Commerce Department Blacklist, Reportedly Planning U.S. Layoffs Chinese tech firm Huawei is planning on laying off hundreds of U.S. workers after landing on a Commerce Department blacklist that has savaged its ability to do business stateside, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.Read more......
06:00, 07/15/2019

'Go back' tweet row: Trump hits back after accusations of racism Donald Trump has hit back after being accused of making "racist and disgusting" remarks about Democratic congresswomen from black and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds....
06:13, 07/15/2019

China's Economy Slows To 6.2%, Worst Quarterly Expansion In 3 Decades China's growth slowed to its weakest pace in almost three decades in the second quarter, with the US-China trade war and weakening global demand weighing on the world's number-two economy, official......
06:39, 07/15/2019

Social VR platform Bigscreen TV adds 50 free live channels Bigscreen is first and foremost a destination where users can share their desktop screens with friends. Bigscreen TV takes the service in a new place.Read More...
07:26, 07/15/2019

Another Canadian Citizen Has Been Arrested in China Chinese authorities detained another Canadian citizen last week in the eastern city of Yantai, further raising diplomatic tensions between the two nations. Canada’s foreign ministry confirmed that the unnamed person is receiving consular servic...
07:39, 07/15/2019

UPDATE 2-Gilead deepens Galapagos ties with $5.1 bln deal Gilead Sciences Inc will invest $5.1 billion to raise its stake in Galapagos NV and partner with the Belgian-Dutch biotech firm to develop and commercialize its treatments for a ten-year period, the companies said on Sunday....
07:39, 07/15/2019

Barry threatens Louisiana, Arkansas, downgraded to tropical depression Tropical Depression Barry dumped rain as it slowly swept inland through Gulf Coast states Sunday, sparing New Orleans from a direct hit but stoking fears elsewhere of flooding, tornadoes, and prolonged power outages....
07:39, 07/15/2019

UAW scrambles to save jobs, but layoffs loom After getting big job-creation commitments in recent contracts, the union is scrambling to keep the members it has now as automakers brace for a possible recession....
07:52, 07/15/2019

Golf: McIlroy hopes to attack Royal Portrush with driver Rory McIlroy has signaled an attacking policy for this week's British Open, saying he hopes to use his driver liberally at Royal Portrush after having enjoyed considerable success with the strategy last year....
09:00, 07/15/2019

Strycova and Hsieh take Wimbledon women's doubles title Czech Barbora Strycova completed a memorable Wimbledon as she partnered Hsieh Su-wei to the women's doubles title on Sunday, beating Canada/China duo Gabriela Dabrowski and Xu Yifan 6-2 6-4....
09:00, 07/15/2019

Israeli education minister under fire for supporting LGBTQ2 conversion therapy Rafi Peretz, who leads a small religious nationalist party, said in a televised interview over the weekend that he supports conversion therapy and has performed it....
09:13, 07/15/2019

How to See Which Apps Are Using All Your Data Almost every app on your phone likely uses some amount of data to run. How much data those apps use; however, can vary pretty dramatically....
09:13, 07/15/2019

China's GDP growth slumps to 27-year low amid trade war with US China's second-quarter growth has slowed to 6.2%, its weakest rate in almost three decades. The figure reflects trade pressure from the US and weakening global demand....
09:52, 07/15/2019

eBay offers Prime Day discounts even if Amazon doesn’t crash eBay doesn't want Amazon to get all of the spotlight during Prime Day 2019, and it's taking a dig at the glitch that interrupted the consumer holiday last year to offer a Crash Sale. If Amazon goes down, eBay will release a flood of "too-go...
11:39, 07/15/2019

Oklahoma, J&J to wrap up first trial over opioid crisis Oklahoma's attorney general is expected on Monday to urge a judge to find Johnson & Johnson responsible for flooding the market with painkillers and fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic, as the first trial in nationwide litigation over the drug crisis co...
13:26, 07/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Hold the beers: Budweiser APAC IPO hit by investor push-back Scepticism over AB InBev's high valuations doomed Budweiser APAC's IPO of up to $9.8 billion - poised to be the world's biggest this year - investors and bankers said, putting would-be floats on notice that careful pricing remains key to success....
13:26, 07/15/2019

Used car buying guide: Volkswagen Golf R (Mk6) The Golf R’s 2.0-litre engine produces 267bhp and 258lb ft VW’s potent but perfectly usable four-wheel-drive take on the ubiquitous Golf is a solid second-hand performance buy The used car market can be a strange place, and it’s no stranger than w...
13:39, 07/15/2019

The 25 Works of Art That Define the Contemporary Age Three artists and a pair of curators came together at The New York Times to attempt to make a list of the era’s essential artworks. Here’s their conversation....
14:00, 07/15/2019

I can’t protect Grand Slam record forever, says Federer "Roger Federer admits he cannot protect his men’s Grand Slam singles record forever after an “incredible opportunity missed” saw Novak Djokovic close the gap at Wimbledon on Sunday."...
14:26, 07/15/2019

The best Walmart deals in its 'The Big Save' summer sale 2019 Walmart is trying very hard to rival Amazon in the eCommerce space. The retail giant has fallen a long way behind when it comes to acquiring an online customer base and it's now making a big play to turn that trend around.It's a bit of an o...
16:26, 07/15/2019

Alan Turing to feature on new £50 note Mathematician who cracked Enigma code was persecuted for his homosexuality in 1950sThe father of modern computing: Alan Turing’s legacyAlan Turing, the scientist known for helping crack the Enigma code during the second world war and pioneering the m...
17:00, 07/15/2019

New Delhi, we have a problem: India calls off lunar mission an hour before launch The abortive launch represents a blow to India’s quest to build its capabilities in space. With Chandrayaan-2, India was hoping to become the fourth nation besides the United States, Russia and China to soft-land on the moon’s surface....
17:00, 07/15/2019

20 MMA thoughts, including why doubting Faber was a major mistake Urijah Faber, at 40, showed in his win against Ricky Simon that he still has a lot left. Ariel Helwani shares his thoughts on that performance, as well as what to expect from Monday's show....
17:13, 07/15/2019

Antoine Griezmann and Frenkie de Jong train with Barcelona for first time as pre-season gets underway Antoine Griezmann and Frenkie de Jong joined up with their new teammates for the first time on Monday as Barcelona players returned for the first day of pre-season training....
17:52, 07/15/2019

These are the 29 members of Congress born outside the US Ilhan Omar is one of 29 congressional members who were born outside of the United States – 24 representatives and five senators.       ...
17:52, 07/15/2019

|PillayjoinsGordhan,seeksownreviewofMkhwebane’sreport Among other things, Ivan Pillay has alleged that ex SARS commissioner Tom Moyane pressured a former official to provide "some sort of report to implicate" the former deputy commissioner....
18:13, 07/15/2019

John McDonnell urges Brexit referendum pledge in Labour manifesto John McDonnell and two senior shadow cabinet ministers will tonight pressure Jeremy Corbyn to shift to an explicit pledge for a second referendum in Labour's next election manifesto....
18:26, 07/15/2019

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids slams Juul's 'fake apology' Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids slammed Juul's "fake apology," saying it's "a blatant attempt to deflect attention from the company's wrongdoing" in "creating the youth e-cigarette epidemic."...
18:39, 07/15/2019

Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah Retain ODI Rankings; Stokes Makes Major Gain Newly crowned World champions England have extended their lead over second-placed India by three points. England had lost the position to India last month when the tournament was in the league stage....
18:39, 07/15/2019

Top Court To Examine Abortion Laws After Plea Alleges Violation Of Rights The Supreme Court Monday agreed to examine the constitutional validity of certain legal provisions that allow abortion only to save the woman's life or in case of abnormal foetus and allegedly violate......
19:00, 07/15/2019

Are crickets and other creepy crawlies the new superfood? Researchers now show that crickets and other insects pack a very high antioxidant content, which could make them top contenders as super-nutritious foods....
19:13, 07/15/2019

| 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....
19:39, 07/15/2019

The Big Little Lies Finale Trailer Reveals the Real Lie at the Center of Everything? You've been wrong about the big little lie this whole time?! In the trailer for the (series?) finale of Big Little Lies, Nicole Kidman's Celeste Wright lays it all out: "The Monterey......
19:52, 07/15/2019

Jenelle Evans and David Eason Get New Puppies After Dog Shooting Incident Jenelle Evans and David Eason won't let their recent drama stop them from expanding. The reality TV duo recently adopted two Anatolian Shepherd puppies named Buddy and Junior, David......
19:52, 07/15/2019

Kurt Busch "proud" of brother Kyle after Kentucky victory battle Kentucky NASCAR Cup Series winner Kurt Busch says he was "proud" of his brother, Kyle, for their fight for victory last weekend in which the two made contact...
20:00, 07/15/2019

Trump allies' visit throws light on secretive Iranian opposition group MEK operates out of compound in rural Albania and has been described as having cult-like attributesThe gates to the Mujahedin-e-Khalq (MEK) compound, situated on a gently inclined hillside in rural Albania, are usually firmly closed, guarded by two s...
20:26, 07/15/2019

Amazon Prime Day 2019: The Best Deals on Underwear, T-Shirts, and Socks People generally go nuts over Amazon Prime Day for all the big-ticket deals, but Prime Day is the absolute best time to stock up on all the basic life stuff you spend the rest of the year putting off buying....
21:00, 07/15/2019

The Kamala Harris-Joe Biden busing battle could turn into a win for Democrats Almost 50 years after busing became a national issue, the larger problem of improving educational opportunities for all still plagues us, writes Jake Novak....
21:13, 07/15/2019

Bayer's MRI contrast agent gets FDA approval for use in cardiac disease Bayer AG on Monday said U.S. regulators approved its contrast agent for use in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to assess patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease....
22:00, 07/15/2019

China to investigate local authorities' efforts to control African swine fever China's agriculture ministry said on Monday it will carry out checks on local veterinary authorities in 10 provinces as it tries to slow the ongoing spread of the deadly African swine fever virus....
22:00, 07/15/2019

Cliff divers leap from Beirut landmark in international tour Cliff divers used to competing in isolated spots have been leaping into the Mediterranean in bustling Beirut, the first time the Lebanese capital's landmark Raouche Rock has hosted an international contest....
22:00, 07/15/2019

Thomas in driving seat as Tour rivals lose time Champion Geraint Thomas and his Ineos team found themselves in the Tour de France driving seat after gaining considerable time on a handful of rivals as crosswinds caused chaos in the peloton in the climax of Monday's 10th stage....
22:00, 07/15/2019

Airfare to Europe is so darn cheap right now, you’ll kick yourself if you don’t go If you love Europe and appreciate a good bargain, you’re going to really love late summer and early fall, when you can fly there for under $400.       ...
22:13, 07/15/2019

UPDATE 2-Facebook vows Libra currency will wait for approval as U.S. airs worries Facebook Inc said on Monday it would not proceed with the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency until regulatory concerns are addressed, as the U.S. Treasury secretary took the unusual step on of saying he had serious concerns it could be used for illic...
22:39, 07/15/2019

Hijab debate grows in intensity in Iran There is growing anecdotal evidence that more women are pushing back against wearing the compulsory headscarf, or hijab, in Iran. The debate over the hijab is polarizing Iranians as a time when the country is buckling under US sanctions. (July 15) &...
22:39, 07/15/2019

Trump signs order to make goods more American President Donald Trump is requiring products "Made in America" to be made using more American components if they are to be used by the government. (July 15)        ...
22:39, 07/15/2019

Accusers urge judge to hold Epstein until trial Lawyers for Jeffrey Epstein accusers urged a judge Monday to keep the wealthy financier behind bars until he goes on trial on federal charges that he sexually abused underage girls. (July 15)        ...
22:39, 07/15/2019

| Wallabies the first step in an important challenge for Boks The Springboks are looking forward to getting the season underway against the Wallabies on Saturday in what promises to be an exciting season of international rugby....
23:00, 07/15/2019

The Right Time to Use the Bathroom on an Airplane Doing your business 35,000 feet up in the air is not just a cramped, uncomfortable experience. The whole process—when can I go and how do I physically reach my destination—is fraught with rules, regulations and etiquette principles to consider....
23:13, 07/15/2019

Macedonians Restore an Ancient Church, With an Eye on the Future Long shrouded in scaffolding, the mysterious church of St. George stands as a monument to the conflicts that have dogged cultural politics in the country....
23:13, 07/15/2019

‘Two months of hell’: Amazon workers brace for Prime Day NBC NEWS – As Amazon geared up for Prime Day, the annual shopping event during which consumers can snag Black Friday-like bargains on millions of items, some employees braced for a long two days — and then some. In recent weeks, workers in Amaz...
23:26, 07/15/2019

An entrepreneur’s guide to Miami’s startup ecosystem Many may have been surprised when Miami made the shortlist for the Amazon HQ2 finalists, and even more so when Amazon’s search committee made a second trip to the city in the fall of 2018.  After all, the city is very different from the ot...
00:00, 07/16/2019

$840,000 Bitcoin ransom plot foiled, kidnapped crypto traders rescued Police in India have rescued three people, including two cryptocurrency traders, that were held to ransom for two weeks to the sum of 80 Bitcoin ($840,000). At 2.30am on Sunday, a man with a pistol was spotted outside Shankara Residency in Bhankrota....
00:00, 07/16/2019

Donald Trump claims trade war is working as China's economy slows Chinese economic growth falls to slowest pace since 1992 – but is expanding faster than the USDonald Trump has claimed that his tariff battle with China is working after official data from Beijing showed growth in the world’s second biggest economy d...
00:13, 07/16/2019

There aren’t enough space explosions to explain strange radio bursts Weird flashes of radio waves from space could in theory be coming from huge explosions, but now we know the radio bursts occur too often for that idea to work...
00:39, 07/16/2019

Evidence Suggests Stonehenge May Have Been Built Using Pig Fat Fat residues on shards of pottery found at Durrington Walls, near Stonehenge, have long been assumed to be connected with feeding the many hundreds of people that came from across Britain to help construct the ancient monument. ...
01:52, 07/16/2019