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Soccer: World Cup shines spotlight on gender pay disparity

The players set to light up the Women's World Cup in France next month may play for big-name clubs like Barcelona, Arsenal and Juventus but, although salaries a...

Soccer: World Cup shines spotlight on gender pay disparity

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World Cup shines spotlight on gender pay disparity "The players set to light up the Women\u0027s World Cup in France next month may play for big-name clubs like Barcelona, Arsenal and Juventus but, although salaries are improving, they earn a fraction of the money paid to their male counterparts."...
21:00, 05/15/2019

'Bacurau' shines spotlight on a feverish Brazil at Cannes Set in the scorching outback of northern Brazil in a small, cut-off town suffering from water shortages, "Bacurau", a contender for the top film prize at Cannes, is not short of digs at the state of local politics....
01:00, 05/17/2019

'Russian spy' whale shines spotlight on military-grade animals For centuries, human beings have made use of animals' highly evolved capabilities, from the strength of horses to the hunting ability of birds of prey. Now, a discovery in Norway has turned the focus to the training of animals for military purposes....
09:26, 05/04/2019

On Soccer: The World’s Most Dominant Team Isn’t Who You Think Olympique Lyonnais will play for its fourth Women’s Champions League title on Saturday. There may not be a team on earth that can match its talent advantage, or its dominance of its sport....
03:00, 05/18/2019

Tour de Yorkshire puts Harrogate in spotlight for world road race • Women’s race a major target for local Lizzie Deignan• Yorkshire weather tests cyclists again“You need to put some whisky in that,” was the dry comment from one passer-by to the tea seller outside the Yorkshire hotel, just across from Betty’s tearoo...
19:13, 05/03/2019

Soccer: U.S. women thrash New Zealand 5-0 in World Cup warmup Carli Lloyd scored a brace of goals as the United States women thrashed New Zealand 5-0 in a friendly in St Louis on Thursday to extend their winning run to five games ahead of their World Cup title defense in France....
05:26, 05/17/2019

Soccer: U.S. beat South Africa 3-0 in Women's World Cup warm-up The United States got a goal in each half through Samantha Mewis and a late third from substitute Carli Lloyd to earn a 3-0 win over South Africa in a Women's World Cup warm-up in California on Sunday....
02:13, 05/13/2019

US women's soccer star Crystal Dunn ready to bring team another World Cup glory The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team is set to defend its FIFA World Cup title this summer as the international championship will kick off in Paris starting in June....
18:52, 04/30/2019

On Soccer: Manchester City and European Soccer Arrive at a Moment of Reckoning Both a proposal to alter the Champions League and the news that Manchester City could be barred from playing in it were stories about the same thing: power, and who holds it....
14:52, 05/15/2019

US women's soccer star Alex Morgan talks fight for pay parity ahead of Women's World Cup Soccer star Alex Morgan is an Olympic gold medalist, Women's World Cup winner, and one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people of 2019 but her most challenging battle is for pay parity in the sport she loves to play....
20:00, 05/03/2019

Sepp Blatter, Who Tried To Use Money To Ruin Soccer, Thinks That Money Has The Potential To Ruin Soccer Sepp Blatter, the former president of FIFA who was ousted after the Justice Department caught his organization doing a corruption or two, hasn’t been one to shy away from an interview despite being quite a reviled figure in the sport he used to be in...
14:26, 05/12/2019

Shell Shines in a Black Quarter for Oil Following big divestments in recent years, Shell has distinguished itself by taking a low-cost, lower growth approach to oil and by heavy investment in natural gas. This quarter, that strategy worked well....
19:52, 05/02/2019

NBA roundup: Irving shines as Celtics top Knicks "Kyrie Irving capped an eventful day by totaling 23 points, 10 rebounds and six\r\nassists Friday night as the Boston Celtics recorded a 113-99 victory over the\r\nNew York Knicks, whose home losing streak reached 13 games."...
14:13, 05/01/2019

Nadal shines in comfortable victory over Ferrer in Barcelona "Rafael Nadal gave a much improved performance to advance into the quarter-finals of the Barcelona Open on Thursday, dispatching Spanish compatriot and crowd favourite David Ferrer 6-3 6-3."...
15:13, 05/01/2019

Saturday Night Live: Emma Thompson shines but audience mostly keeps mum The Late Night star brought out Tina Fey and Amy Poehler but most of the Mothers Day jokes fell flatSaturday Night Live opens on Meet the Press, where Chuck Todd (Kyle Mooney) asks a trio of Republicans – remorseless reptilian Mitch McConnell (Beck B...
15:52, 05/12/2019

Giolito shines as White Sox blank light-hitting Indians 2-0 CLEVELAND (AP) — Lucas Giolito carried a shutout into the eighth inning and James McCann stayed with hot with an RBI single, leading the Chicago White Sox to a 2-0 win over the light-hitting, light-scoring Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night. Giolito ...
05:00, 05/08/2019

Berríos shines as Twins blank Jays for 2nd straight night TORONTO (AP) — José Berríos allowed four hits in seven innings, Mitch Garver homered and the Minnesota Twins shut out the Toronto Blue Jays for the second straight night, 3-0 on Tuesday. Berríos (6-1) won a career-best fifth consecutive start as the ...
05:00, 05/08/2019

Argentine filmmaker shines light on country's abortion battle at Cannes An Argentine documentary, set for its premiere at Cannes on Saturday, is taking on the highly-charged topic of abortion, an issue that has polarized the South American nation and sparked mass protests by people on both sides of the debate....
05:13, 05/17/2019

Berríos shines as Twins blank Jays for 2nd straight night José Berríos allowed four hits in seven innings, Mitch Garver homered and the Minnesota Twins shut out the Toronto Blue Jays for the second straight night, 3-0        ...
04:39, 05/08/2019

Harlequins miss out on fourth spot as Joe Simpson shines in Wasps swansong Joe Simpson ended his Wasps career in sensational fashion with a brace that confirmed that Harlequins would not make the Premiership's top four in agonising fashion....
00:26, 05/19/2019

FX scandal: in the spotlight The market tremors from the FX-fixing scandal and subsequent probe – triggering a flurry of fines, litigation cases and prosecutions – is set to reverberate for years to come. Euromoney investigates the fallout for global banks and possible reforms....
14:51, 04/28/2019

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Frankie Montas shines again, plus weekend adds, winners and losers Frankie Montas has taken a step forward, and Josh VanMeter, Pablo Lopez and Jonathan Loaisiga have the chance to make a difference, Chris Towers says...
19:39, 05/06/2019

Emiliano Sala: season’s saddest saga shines light on game’s dark places | Barney Ronay Cardiff striker’s death continues to cast its shadow, a tragedy revealing much about football’s unseemly financial wrangles and middlemen. It has some distance left to run yetWith an hour to go before kick-off on a lovely soft spring day, the Cardiff...
10:13, 05/11/2019

| Ex-sprint king Petacchi in doping spotlight Former Italian cyclist Alessandro Petacchi, winner of Tour de France and Giro d'Italia stages galore, has been embroiled in the blood doping scandal....
03:26, 05/15/2019

Sexual violence against women in conflict in the spotlight Germany, with the support of actor and activist Angelina Jolie, has forwarded a UN Security Council resolution addressing rape in conflicts — a subject central to one of Germany's best-known wartime novels....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Masahiro Tanaka steals spotlight in wacky Yankees win ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — As the lights high above Tropicana Field’s fake playing surface remained dark, you wondered what it would mean for the final inning of what had been a scintillating game between the Yankees and Rays. Thanks to two runs in the f...
09:39, 05/13/2019

Berkshire Lieutenants Step Into Spotlight at Annual Meeting Ajit Jain and Greg Abel, the two men most likely to succeed Warren Buffett as chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway, discussed the conglomerate’s business operations at the company’s annual meeting, in a sign of their growing influence....
03:52, 05/05/2019

Rules package still in spotlight as Cup Series hits Kansas Another bulletin was sent out this week tweaking NASCAR's rules package for select tracks still remaining on the schedule        ...
01:26, 05/11/2019

| De Gea's latest blunder puts United goalkeeper in spotlight David de Gea's forlorn expression in the final seconds of Manchester United's damaging draw against Chelsea laid bare the error-prone goalkeeper's despair....
02:00, 04/30/2019

Wall Street inches higher with earnings in spotlight U.S. stocks edged higher on Thursday as a handful of positive earnings reports helped investors look past the Federal Reserve's policy decision that dented hopes of interest rate cuts....
18:26, 05/02/2019

New Japanese and Thai Monarchs Are In the Spotlight, But Here Are Some of Asia’s Other Royals Japan is set to usher in a new imperial era come May 1: Crown Prince Naruhito will take the throne, ushering in the Reiwa Era and becoming the 126th emperor of Japan. The Japanese monarchy is said to be the world’s oldest, but Japan is just one...
10:13, 04/30/2019

Equal pay in the spotlight as Killing Eve sweeps BAFTA TV Awards Veteran journalist Joan Bakewell and actor David Schwimmer put a humorous spotlight on equal pay for women at the BAFTA TV awards in London on Sunday as the female-led cast of thriller "Killing Eve" won big....
16:52, 05/13/2019

Meet the area club pros in the PGA Championship spotlight The moment the PGA of America announced Bethpage Black would host the 2019 PGA Championship, Rob Labritz circled it in ink on his mental calendar. “I’ve been priming for this my whole life,’’ Labritz told The Post. “I’m beside the moon just to have t...
11:13, 05/14/2019

Beto O’Rourke switches his style and tone as the spotlight dims The former congressman turned Democratic presidential candidate finds America a bigger challenge than Texas, where he narrowly lost a U.S. Senate race in 2018....
15:00, 04/28/2019

Berkshire Hathaway gives Buffett's successors spotlight in annual meeting Warren Buffett provided a glimpse into what the future of Berkshire Hathaway may look like, allowing his two potential successors to answer questions at the company's annual meeting....
05:39, 05/06/2019

Berkshire Hathaway gives Buffet's successors spotlight in annual meeting Warren Buffet provided a glimpse into what the future of Berkshire Hathaway may look like, allowing his two potential successors to answer questions at the company's annual meeting....
02:00, 05/06/2019

Henry VIII's first wife, Catherine of Aragon, in spotlight in new show English Tudor king Henry VIII and his six wives are a staple tale of costume dramas - now a new television series is turning viewers' attention to the story of the first, Catherine of Aragon....
00:13, 05/04/2019

Zion Williamson's shoe malfunction puts Nike in the spotlight "Nike\u0027s shares were set to come under pressure on Thursday after emerging basketball star Zion Williamson was injured when his Nike sneaker split during a game."...
14:13, 05/01/2019

Latest Sri Lanka arrest throws spotlight on Wahhabism in eastern hotbed Sri Lankan authorities have arrested a Saudi-educated scholar for what they claim are links with Zahran Hashim, the suspected ringleader of the Easter Sunday bombings, throwing a spotlight on the rising influence of Salafi-Wahhabi Islam on the island...
11:26, 05/12/2019

‘Shadow’ review: Dark Chinese action film deserves spotlight If you’re a “Game of Thrones” fan longing for sword fights and dynastic intrigue, look no further than “Shadow,” which features more dramatic deaths than the Battle of Winterfell and manages to look 100 percent more beautiful (not to mention visible)...
18:52, 05/03/2019

‘SOTC’: As Special Session Looms, ‘Quasi-State’ Agencies In Spotlight (LEX 18) — On “State of the Commonwealth” this week LEX 18 looked at the pension crisis and the possibility that Gov. Matt Bevin might call another special session to address it. The plan would be to deal with one subset: the agenci...
19:00, 05/12/2019

Bobcat needs a little help getting unstuck from a soccer net Wildlife officials in Colorado are advising residents to take down their soccer nets when not in use after a bobcat became stuck in one. The southeast branch of Colorado Parks and Wildlife posted photos of the bobcat to Twitter on Monday. The cat app...
03:39, 05/08/2019

Fantasy Football: Spotlight on Tyler Lockett, D.K. Metcalf with Doug Baldwin out in Seattle The Seahawks receiving corps will have a new look in 2019 with Doug Baldwin no longer on the roster. Jamey Eisenberg looks at the updated Fantasy value for Tyler Lockett and D.K. Metcalf, as well as Russell Wilson....
05:52, 05/10/2019

Leonardo da Vinci 500th anniversary: Rare 'Horse and Rider' sculpture in the spotlight On the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death, and a sculpture based on a rare model made by the great artist and inventor is in the spotlight....
16:13, 05/02/2019

This Railway Runs Right Through a Soccer Field Imagine the ideal day for a soccer game in the Slovakian Ore Mountains: blue skies, a competitive team, warm sun, and... a train running right in front of your field of vision? You must be at the town of Dobroč’s soccer field!...
22:00, 05/17/2019

Three shocking nights of soccer. Will we ever see the likes of it again? The world's most popular sport has just seen three consecutive nights of wonder, the likes of which few fans have ever seen before -- or will ever see again....
16:39, 05/09/2019

Here's what you can do to get a bigger paycheck if you're hit by the gender wage gap More companies are evaluating whether men and women are really earning what they should. Here's what to do if you think you're underearning....
14:51, 04/28/2019

Gender equality must be at the core of 'Health for All' On this International Women's Day, we imagine a world where every woman and girl has access to quality and affordable health care, a world in which women and girls can freely exercise their sexual and reproductive health rights, and one where all wom...
22:52, 04/28/2019

Gender pay gap is narrowing, but there’s still work to do The gender wage gap is still very much alive and well. If you're tired of falling victim to it, here's how you can fight for a fair salary.        ...
13:26, 05/10/2019

Misconduct at Kraft Heinz puts spotlight on employee pressure to meet bonus targets A number of former employees, executives and suppliers who spoke to CNBC say the culture at Kraft Heinz incentivized employees to first and foremost hit their targets, which could heavily impact annual pay....
00:13, 05/08/2019

Old Firm derby turns spotlight on Steven Gerrard’s first Rangers season | Ewan Murray The tyro manager has established Rangers as the second-best team in Scotland but many problems remainWhether the Rangers support display appreciation towards Steven Gerrard or slink off quietly at the conclusion of their Ibrox season inevitably depen...
14:52, 05/11/2019

Former Spain great Xavi retires from soccer at the age of 39 Xavi Hernández will retire from soccer this season, ending a career in which he became one of the best midfielders to ever play for Barcelona and Spain's national team        ...
16:00, 05/03/2019

On Soccer: Liverpool Learns That Great Isn’t Always Good Enough At Anfield on Sunday, it waited all afternoon for deliverance that never arrived, for a celebration worthy of a remarkable runner-up campaign in the Premier League....
03:13, 05/14/2019

French soccer looking to stop homophobia in stadiums The French soccer league has set up an action plan to tackle homophobia in its stadiums, a system that will pave the way for judicial sanctions against abusive fans        ...
15:26, 05/13/2019

Critic’s Notebook: In Soccer, Power’s Always in Play A new exhibition at the Arab World Institute in Paris explores how the game embodies political and social changes in Africa, the Middle East and beyond....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Soccer: Grasshoppers president says he was blackmailed by own fans The president of fallen Swiss giants Grasshopper Zurich wants tougher sentences for football hooligans and has said he was "blackmailed" by the club's own fans on Sunday....
23:13, 05/13/2019

Soccer 'spy' wins plaudits for remarkable 'sportsmanship' Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa has been praised for his "sportsmanship" after he ordered his own players to let opponents Aston Villa score an equalizing goal....
16:00, 04/29/2019

On Soccer: The Premier League’s Parity Problem England’s Big Six clubs are dominating the Premier League again. Changes to the way television money is distributed could ensure things stay that way....
16:00, 04/28/2019

Andaman And Nicobar Has 9 "Other" Gender Voters. But Nearly 2,000 Voted The Andaman and Nicobar Islands recorded a voter turnout of 65.18% in the first phase of the Lok Sabha elections on April 11, a difference of nearly 4.5% from the national average of 69.5%. However, a......
15:52, 04/28/2019

Google Is Releasing More Than 50 New Gender-Inclusive Emoji Love ‘em or hate ‘em, emoji have become a key part of the way that many of us communicate, and that makes representation vitally important to the way they’re designed. With this in mind, Google is releasing 53 new emoji that work to be more gender in...
06:52, 05/10/2019

Daily News gets Cuomo’s name and gender wrong The troubled Daily News keeps cranking out bloopers. On its website May 16, it changed both the first name and the gender of Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a photo caption on the new TWA Hotel at JFK Airport. A boring grip-and-grin photo shows Tyler Morse, CEO...
11:39, 05/17/2019

Technology could widen the gender employment gap, the IMF warns Technology is often espoused as a great leveler, but it could also play a major role in perpetuating the gender gap in employment, according to a new report from the IMF....
18:13, 05/07/2019

Semenya loses landmark gender case South African runner Caster Semenya has lost her appeal against proposals to regulate her testosterone levels in what could be a milestone moment for athletics and gender in sport....
16:13, 05/01/2019

The beautiful game: how FIFA became the champion of soccer simulators It’s a little bizarre to imagine a gaming landscape in which FIFA didn’t exist, but the very first entry in the series didn’t arrive until 1993. Prior to this, soccer simulators weren’t really simulators at all, but more o...
17:39, 05/05/2019

Sterling voted as player of the year by soccer writers Raheem Sterling has been voted player of the year by soccer writers for his impact on Manchester City's bid for a domestic treble as well as his influential stance against racism in the game        ...
18:52, 04/29/2019

Spring in Minnesota isn’t great for soccer, but D.C. United isn’t sweating it First-place D.C takes an unbeaten road mark to new Allianz Field, where the playing surface has suffered in fickle weather and has been criticized by visiting teams....
15:39, 04/28/2019

Two Russian soccer internationals sentenced to jail for assault A Moscow court on Wednesday sentenced two Russian international soccer players to prison terms for their involvement in assaults last year in a case that a top official said should serve as a lesson to other privileged athletes....
23:39, 05/08/2019

Ban it like Beckham: Phone costs soccer star right to drive LONDON (AP) — David Beckham has been banned from driving for six months for using a mobile phone while behind the wheel of his Bentley. A prosecutor said a member of the public spotted the former Manchester United and England soccer star holding a ph...
18:00, 05/09/2019

English soccer club Bolton set for bankruptcy protection BOLTON, England (AP) — One of English soccer’s most historic clubs is set to be placed in bankruptcy protection after a failed takeover bid. If financially stricken Bolton is placed under the management of administrators, it would result in a p...
16:52, 05/08/2019

No, Met Gala, gender fluidity and camp aren’t the same thing The Met’s Costume Institute threw its big annual bash last night, and despite some confusion over the year’s campy theme, most of the celebrity guests did just fine, sticking to some of camp’s more obvious tropes, like ruffles, feat...
21:52, 05/07/2019

| No Semenya at Stockholm Diamond League after gender ruling Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya, who lost her appeal over a controversial gender ruling, will not race at this month's Diamond League meeting....
22:13, 05/16/2019

Science of anger: how gender, age and personality shape this emotion What purpose does anger serve? Are men angrier than women? Can it affect our mental wellbeing? Science is beginning to uncover some of the answersAnger is the flash of fire that sparks in your brain when you feel you have been shortchanged. Perhaps a...
11:13, 05/12/2019

‘The Hustle’ review: Gender-swap remake is a rotten con job They’re a couple of dirty, rotten … ladies? The latest comedy to receive a needless gender-switch is the 1988 film “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” which itself was a remake of 1964’s “Bedtime Story” starring Marlon Brando. In “The Hustle,” actors Michael ...
23:39, 05/09/2019

New UN campaign to bring youth into gender equality fight The U.N. women's agency is launching a campaign to bring a young generation of women and men into the campaign for gender equality ahead of next year's 25th anniversary of the conference that adopted the only international platform to achieve women's...
04:39, 05/07/2019

Girls to the front: why gender is still a headline issue at festivals How hard can it be to have equal gender representation on festival bills? As Primavera proves, not hard at allThe festival lineup poster with all of the male artists’ names taken out, leaving behind a limp smattering of female acts, is now something ...
15:13, 05/03/2019

Bibiana Steinhaus: ‘Being a referee is about quality of performance - not gender’ Now in her second full season as a Bundesliga referee, Bibiana Steinhaus is being recognised for her performances and not her pioneering. In a candid interview, she discusses commanding respect, the VAR process and more....
21:26, 05/01/2019

Jumping out of a plane ends in dramatic gender reveal This North Carolina man is diving headfirst into fatherhood. Timothy Goodwin of Oak Island, North Carolina, and his fiancée, Angela Hewett, set up a dramatic gender reveal on Saturday when Goodwin leaped out of a plane into a cloud of pink smoke. The...
22:00, 05/17/2019

Italian court convicts 4 for deadly Turin soccer stampede Four young men have been convicted of the deaths of two women in a soccer stampede in the northern Italian city of Turin and given prison sentences of just over 10 years....
19:52, 05/17/2019

US soccer star Megan Rapinoe says she will 'probably never sing the national anthem again' U.S. soccer star Megan Rapinoe revealed in an interview Monday she will “probably never sing the national anthem again” weeks before the team is set to defend their World Cup title in France....
15:00, 05/14/2019

Soccer: Ibrahimovic banned for violent conduct in LA Galaxy victory LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was handed a two-game ban for violent conduct after he grabbed New York City goalkeeper Sean Johnson by the neck in their 2-0 MLS win last Saturday....
15:13, 05/18/2019

US Soccer files response to lawsuit filed by women’s team The U.S. Soccer Federation has formally denied allegations of gender discrimination made by players of the U.S. women’s national team. Twenty-eight members of the current women’s player pool filed the lawsuit March 8 in U.S. District Cour...
10:13, 05/07/2019

Migrants on the island of Lesbos find refuge on soccer field A 10-minute walk from Europe's largest refugee camp, across olive groves and open land scattered with thorns and wildflowers, sits a nondescript yet remarkable soccer field....
14:52, 05/17/2019

This British Lad's Body Art Is Quickly Becoming A Chronicle Of Failed Soccer Predictions Meet Jamie. He’s a Leeds United supporter who was proper chuffed when his beloved club made it to the English Championship playoff semifinal, and was likely chuffed even further after they took a 1-0 lead against Derby County in the first leg. Jamie ...
03:00, 05/17/2019

For the Trans Community, Snapchat’s ‘Gender-Swapping’ Filter Is Complicated It’s a simple idea––a new filter on Snapchat lets users alter images of themselves to look like a different gender. The Snapchat lens, introduced last week, has taken off, with “gender-swapping” photos and videos prolife...
02:00, 05/17/2019

'Hair hasn't got gender': finally hairdressers are charging men the same as women Men’s hair is just as complicated and time-consuming to cut, says one London salon‘We did contemplate doing it slowly, raising it little by little,” says Susannah Richardson. “But then we thought no, we’re doing it completely, for moral reasons. It’s...
20:00, 05/07/2019

Gender equality, justice in law and practice: Essential for sustainable development Fundamentally linked to human development, gender justice requires ending inequality and redressing existing disparities between women and men, according to a high-level United Nations forum on the situation in Arab States....
15:52, 04/28/2019

Adam Silver Calls for More Gender Diversity in N.B.A. Officiating and Coaching In a talk in Washington, the N.B.A. commissioner also said that the Golden State Warriors were “not ideal” for the competitive balance of the league....
02:26, 05/10/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand on being underestimated for 2020 Democratic nod: 'I think it's just gender bias' Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., said Saturday she feels like she’s being underestimated in the race for the Democratic nomination for president, who will likely go up against President Trump in 2020....
07:52, 05/13/2019

My queer lioness: the artist unleashing a gender-bending cat on Venice Turner prize-winner Charlotte Prodger is representing Scotland at the Biennale – with gargling bagpipes and a butch lioness with a beard. She reveals all about her wild attractionIt is entirely characteristic of Charlotte Prodger’s gentle, subtle wit...
15:39, 05/08/2019

No need to Google gender bias to see women come up short. S.H.E. hopes to change that A new program created by the hair products company Pantene aims to make sure search results are more equitable between men and women        ...
17:26, 04/30/2019

Employers Who Talk Up Gender Equity, but Silence Harassment Victims The woman leading Australia’s inquiry into workplace sexual harassment is trying to overcome nondisclosure agreements that prevent victims from talking....
19:00, 05/01/2019

Viral Ad On #BarbershopGirls Of Uttar Pradesh Smashes Gender Stereotypes Neha and Jyoti took over their father's barber shop in 2014, stepping into a profession dominated by men. Today, their inspirational story has been turned into a viral ad....
17:13, 05/01/2019

FIFA adds new awards categories to provide gender parity FIFA introduces gender parity for its awards by adding a women's goalkeeper category and female team of the year        ...
15:52, 05/06/2019

Trump Fed pick has a 25-year record of criticizing gender advancement Stephen Moore, President Donald Trump's pick to serve on the Federal Reserve Board, once dismissed the Violence Against Women Act as the "most objectionable pork" in the 1994 crime bill, saying the money would better spent if Americans were forced to...
15:52, 05/01/2019

Cannes festival adapts to #MeToo era – but gender issues remain Film event adds family-friendly initiative yet for female directors it looks to be business as usualThis year, the Cannes film festival is rolling out an initiative called Le Ballon Rouge – named after a children’s film by Albert Lamorisse – which of...
18:26, 05/10/2019

Without ‘transformative shifts,’ women will wait two centuries for gender equality “I think it's almost a joke that it will take the world so long to create women empowerment, particularly as we know that there’s an economic upside in empowering women in the range of $28 trillion.”...
20:52, 04/28/2019

Why Snapchat’s new gender swap feature is problematic for trans people You’ve probably seen it all over your social media timelines and stories this week — friends using Snapchat’s new gender-bending filter to create uncanny and slightly creepy versions of themselves as men, women, and babies. SNAPCHAT FILTER IS CRAZY! ...
23:39, 05/18/2019

On Soccer: Two Goals and Too Good: Messi Carries Barcelona Past Liverpool Liverpool executed Jürgen Klopp's plan just as he had drawn it up. But Lionel Messi had other ideas, and there was no stopping him or Barcelona when the teams met in the Champions League....
08:26, 05/02/2019

Former USC women's soccer coach pleads guilty in college admissions scandal A former University of Southern California assistant soccer coach pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit racketeering in the "Varsity Blues" college admissions scandal....
00:26, 05/15/2019

Soccer-Man United and Spurs granted Women's Super League licences Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur have been both formally awarded club licences by the English Football Association to play in the Women's Super League next season....
19:13, 05/10/2019

U.S. soccer team will make first visit to Audi Field for friendly vs. Jamaica The June 5 friendly, a tuneup for the Gold Cup later that month, will mark the national team's first appearance at the 20,000-seat venue in Southwest Washington....
15:39, 04/28/2019

Soccer: Bayern Munich win Bundesliga title for seventh successive season Bayern Munich won a record-extending seventh consecutive Bundesliga title on Saturday after crushing Eintracht Frankfurt 5-1 to finish two points ahead of rivals Borussia Dortmund....
03:39, 05/19/2019

On Soccer: Inside a Premier League Title Race in Which No One Dared to Blink Manchester City hasn’t lost since January, and Liverpool only once all season. How two teams pursued perfection, and each other, to the season’s final day....
14:39, 05/12/2019

'Moral panic' over gender identity film sparks backlash in Indonesia Director gets death threats as 93,000 sign petition to have ‘LGBT film’ Memories of My Body banned lest young ‘imitate behaviour’The release of an award-winning Indonesian film about a male dancer exploring his sexuality has led to a backlash from re...
13:39, 05/16/2019

Despite progress, companies face gender equality ‘backlash’: UN business body Although the drive to reach gender equality has picked up speed, and diversity initiatives have been put into place in companies and organizations, a significant level of resistance and backlash remains, according to a leading UN business group....
20:52, 04/28/2019

Snapchat’s gender-swap photo filter is no game for trans people Hit a button, and you’re “transformed” into a woman. The beard disappears. The face and jaw smooth out. The hair floats jauntily around the shoulders. “Yo this is SPOT ON my mom.” ”Pretty.” ”Are you in ...
22:00, 05/17/2019

Canadiens and Canadiennes in uproar as student paper takes stand on gender A publication at the Université du Québec is ceasing to favour masculine over feminine in its language – not everyone is happyThe changes were slight, though Molière probably wouldn’t have approved.Montreal Campus – the student newspaper serving Univ...
13:13, 05/08/2019

Nerd parents are throwing ‘Game of Thrones’ gender reveal parties You can’t escape “Game of Thrones” in the subways, at parties, in your cab — and now, it seems, even at gender reveal parties. Online retailer Risen Son Creations, purveyor of hand-crafted gender-reveal dragon eggs, reports that its sales have ...
23:52, 05/06/2019

Easing fears and promoting gender equality in Chad’s girls-only classrooms A teacher holds up a drawing of an adolescent girl who has just been caught unawares by her first menstruation cycle, while at school. She’s addressing neat rows of young women sitting in class, in the town of Bol, in Chad....
17:39, 04/28/2019

Soccer: Czech striker Sural from Turkey's Alanyaspor killed in bus crash - club Czech soccer player Josef Sural from Turkey's top tier Aytemiz Alanyaspor was killed after a minibus carrying players from the club crashed while returning from an away match, the club said on Monday....
09:39, 04/29/2019

Carli Lloyd, U.S. Women's National Team dominate New Zealand in soccer friendly Carli Lloyd scored twice in the United States Women's National Team's 5-0 win over New Zealand in a soccer friendly ahead of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup....
17:00, 05/17/2019

Prosecutor asks for jail time for Russian soccer stars accused of violence: RIA A Russian prosecutor on Monday asked a court to hand jail sentences to two famous Russian soccer players accused of taking part in violent attacks in Moscow, the RIA news agency reported....
17:39, 05/06/2019

Are robots sexist? UN report shows gender bias in talking digital tech Why do most voice assistants have female names, and why do they have submissive personalities? The answer, says a new report released on Friday by UNESCO, the UN’s Education, Science and Culture agency, is that there are hardly any women working in t...
23:39, 05/17/2019

Pregnant celebrities 2019: Who's due, baby bump pics and gender reveals See when pregnant celebrities are due including Meghan Markle, Amy Schumer, Jessica Simpson, Snooki, Kate Mara and Danielle Fishel.        ...
14:53, 04/28/2019

‘You Have to Open Doors.’ Julianne Moore Says She Backs Quotas for Gender Parity in Film (CANNES, France) — Julianne Moore said Wednesday that larger efforts are needed in order for the movie industry to reach gender parity, and that means implementing quotas. “We will not have gender parity unless everybody is cooperating. W...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Should passports require male or female gender? Intersex Coloradan, states argue no Dana Zzyym was born with ambiguous physical sexual characteristics, identifies as nonbinary and wants a passport marked "X'' instead of "M'' or "F."        ...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Houses passes Equality Act to increase protections for sexual orientation and gender identity The House passed legislation Friday that would protect those living in states where it's legal to discriminate based on sexual orientation and gender identity in employment, housing and other services as well as access to public accommodations such a...
04:00, 05/18/2019

Is Snapchat’s viral gender-swap filter problematic or just silly fun? | Arwa Mahdawi I, too, wanted to see male-me, but it’s ironic that an app that encourages you to play with gender has such a binary view of itYou may remember Snapchat. The app used to be hugely popular and then suddenly became irrelevant. Thanks to its viral new g...
09:00, 05/15/2019

English soccer team Manchester City maintains innocence at 'entirely false' financial irregularities Premier League title-winning Manchester City said Thursday it's "disappointed, but regrettably not surprised," after being referred to European soccer governing body UEFA's financial control body....
13:26, 05/16/2019

2017 U.S. Open winner Sloane Stephens and U.S. soccer star Jozy Altidore are engaged 2017 U.S. Open tennis champion Sloane Stephens and U.S. soccer player Jozy Altidore are engaged. The couple announced the news Monday on Twitter.        ...
02:52, 04/30/2019

Cam Reddish believes intense spotlight on Zion Williamson 'a little bit unfair' The overlooked Duke star, who says he won plenty of 1-on-1 contests with teammates Williamson and RJ Barrett, excited to prove he has complete game.        ...
04:13, 05/17/2019

'Privacy-focused' Facebook puts the spotlight on groups Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg lays out his vision for a privacy-focused social network as users choose to communicate in smaller groups and governments investigate the company's business practices. (April 30)       ...
05:00, 05/01/2019

Renee Zellweger shines as Judy Garland in first 'Judy' trailer The first trailer for the biopic "Judy," starring Renée Zellweger as Judy Garland, has arrived.        ...
21:39, 05/10/2019

Nurse who ran London Marathon in scrubs given world record, after Guinness World Records backtracks A British nurse who was originally denied a world record for running the fastest marathon in a nurse's uniform because she wore scrubs instead of a skirt will get her title after officials backpedaled their decision on Tuesday....
17:13, 05/09/2019

Swiss Soccer Match Called Off After Angry Fans Demand Players Give Up Their Shirts And Socks Grasshopper Club Zurich are historically the biggest club in Switzerland. But for the first time in 68 years, Grasshoppers were relegated to the second division with this weekend’s loss to Luzern. This didn’t sit well with fans, who communicated thei...
19:39, 05/13/2019

5 world-changing ideas: our top picks for World Creativity and Innovation Day A low-cost, tiny home that provides everything you need. A boat made of recycled plastic and flip-flops. Vaccine-delivery drones… As the planet marks World Creativity and Innovation Day on Sunday, we’ve selected our favorite ideas to light up the way...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Female African coders ‘on the front-line of the battle’ to change gender power relations: UN chief Young female African coders are “on the front-line” of the battle to change traditionally male power relations and bring about a more equitable balance between men and women, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said during his visit to Ethiopia to ...
20:52, 04/28/2019

Sick morgue photo of Argentinian soccer player Emiliano Sala surfaces on Twitter, sparks outrage A sick photo of Argentinian soccer player Emiliano Sala taken after his death in a plane crash surfaced on Twitter, sparking outrage and a U.K. police investigation....
04:26, 04/30/2019

Inside Rick Singer's college admissions network: An ex-con half brother, a Welsh soccer team and a former NFL owner As investigators unravel the assets of a $25 million college bribery scheme, one name keeps popping up: Clifford Farrell Singer.        ...
21:52, 05/02/2019

Turkish soccer club says Czech player Josef Sural has died after an auto accident involving the team's bus. Turkish soccer club says Czech player Josef Sural has died after an auto accident involving the team's bus.        ...
09:13, 04/29/2019

In tech-driven 21st century, achieving global development goals requires closing digital gender divide Bridging the ‘gender digital divide’ is about more than ensuring that women and girls have basic access to the Internet and cell phones; it means providing training so they have the skills to use information and communications technologies (ICTs) to ...
20:52, 04/28/2019

You Will Never Smell My World the Way I Do Scientists find that whiskey’s smokiness, the smell of beets and lily of the valley perfume can be utterly different depending on your genetic wiring....
14:52, 05/03/2019

Top 10 end-of-the-world novels Fresh from writing his own first sci-fi thriller, physicist and broadcaster Jim Al-Khalili chooses favourite books that tackle the Earth in perilHaving written a number of popular science books, I decided three years ago to try my hand at fiction. Ho...
15:39, 05/08/2019

How Airbnb took over the world In just 11 years, it has grown from nothing to a $30bn firm. But critics say Airbnb’s rise has come at a huge cost to urban life – and cities across the planet are trying to find ways to rein it in. Rowan Hughes stayed in Airbnb accommodation on holi...
11:52, 05/05/2019

The world's safest airlines It's not something most avid travelers think about, but knowing you're in reliable hands when flying from one side of the world to the other is always a plus....
18:39, 04/29/2019

Why this is the world's most unequal country More than two decades have passed since South Africa overhauled a racist regime designed to keep the country's black population under the thumb of an elite white minority....
14:39, 05/08/2019

Easter celebrated around the world Christians around the world are marking Holy Week, commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, leading up to his resurrection on Easter.        ...
17:13, 04/28/2019

The Most Beautiful Tank In The World Daniel Joustra is an artist at Guerrilla Games, the developers of Killzone and Horizon Zero Dawn. He’s also worked on games like Star Citizen....
07:26, 05/10/2019

Which is the world's most musical city? Is it a metropolis like London or a New York – or a smaller city where music is the focus?The event was advertised as a “pedal steel all-dayer” – something you would usually be unlikely to see outside of Nashville. But on a recent Sunday afternoon it...
10:26, 05/02/2019

Most beautiful places around the world The world's a spectacular place, full of hidden and overt beauty in every corner. But beauty's also subjective. It'd be impossible to get a unanimous decision on the most beautiful places around the world -- but we think this list is a good start to ...
15:26, 04/28/2019

Celebrating Pride around the world We may never know who threw the first brick outside the Stonewall Inn on Christopher Street in Manhattan's Greenwich Village in the wee hours of June 28, 1969....
23:26, 05/16/2019

The Feminist Imperative to Believe Another World Is Possible It makes a perverse kind of sense that the election of a gleeful, pussy-grabbing misogynist to the highest office in the land would cause a feminist backlash at the grassroots. Since the 2016 presidential election, women have been rising up: marching...
05:52, 05/03/2019

Ace of Face: an A-Z of the best skincare in the world right now From stickers that zap spots to 3D-printed face masks and a new service that gives your routine an eco overhaul, Sophie Qureshi rounds up the latest and greatest in the skincare world right now...
10:13, 05/09/2019

How bitcoin could change the art world British artist David Hockney smashed records last year when his "Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)" sold at auction in New York for $90 million....
15:26, 04/28/2019

The Avengers Just Took Over Our World. We Need to Talk. With “Endgame” hijacking the box office — and the cultural conversation — five writers assembled to discuss these superhero-saturated times we live in....
11:00, 05/01/2019

Huawei’s first television could also be the world’s first 5G 8K TV Huawei is reportedly working on the first 5G 8K television and could unveil it as early as this year, according to Nikkei Asian Review. The Chinese tech giant, which makes its own 5G chips, would be a newcomer in the television space. Few companies,....
20:52, 05/01/2019

PEN World Voices Festival: Meditations on war Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and debate the theme Open Secrets — what we reveal an...
02:00, 05/04/2019

PEN World Voices Festival: It happened to me Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and debate the theme Open Secrets — what we reveal an...
02:00, 05/04/2019

Trekking Through a Mysterious, Mesmerizing Old World This village-to-village trek in Georgia’s Caucasus Mountains zigzags through medieval farmsteads and scenery so distracting you’re liable to veer off course....
23:00, 05/02/2019

At $75 a cup, "World's Most Expensive Coffee" A California coffee chain is serving an ultra rare, award-winning Panamanian coffee at $75 a cup. It's said to be the most expensive coffee in the world. (May 15)        ...
02:26, 05/16/2019

What would you pay to drink the most delicious coffee in the world? A coffee shop in San Francisco just got 10 pounds of the most-delicious and rare coffee in the world. It's $75 a cup.        ...
00:00, 05/14/2019

11 best open world games on PC today Now that gaming PCs are more powerful than ever before, the best PC games have evolved in ways no one would have seen coming a decade ago. If you want proof, just take a look at the best open world games on PC. Even traditionally linear franchises ar...
23:00, 05/15/2019

A guide to the world’s most stunning gems Sapphire The most famous sapphire engagement ring in recent history was given by Prince Charles to Lady Diana. Nearly three decades later, their son Prince William used the same ring to pop the question to Kate Middleton, now Duchess of Cambridge. Cr...
17:13, 05/09/2019

The New New World: In China, Some Fear the End of ‘Chimerica’ As the trade war with the U.S. threatens to decouple the world’s two largest economies, some in China argue that the two sides benefit from the relationship more than they admit....
19:39, 05/14/2019

How ‘Cybersovereignty’ Splits the Once World Wide Web Early on, the narrative around the internet was it should be unfettered and borderless, a global commons. That didn’t last. China’s President Xi Jinping has led the way in asserting what’s become known as cybersovereignty -- a nation’s right to contr...
00:00, 05/03/2019

Why in the world does Joel Embiid fall down so much? Joel Embiid is known for his elite social media game, his adoration of The Process and his MVP-level play. But watch any Sixers game, and you'll see something else: Embiid falls down ... constantly. And no one has figured out why -- until now....
17:52, 05/09/2019

This US city has the most billionaires per capita in the world Billionaires like views of the Pacific Ocean. San Francisco has more billionaires per inhabitant in the world — with one billionaire for approximately every 11,600 residents, according to data released Thursday by global wealth consultancy Wealth-X. ...
23:39, 05/09/2019

Lenovo reveals the world’s first foldable PC At Accelerate 2019, Lenovo showed off the “world’s first foldable PC,” which will be part of the company’s flagship ThinkPad X1 series, and is expected to launch in 2020.While foldable smartphones have been grabbing a lot ...
12:00, 05/14/2019

For Men Who Will Try Anything to Get Taller, There's a World of Grifts and Gimmicks No matter how old you are, the website Height Maximizer claims it can provide you with “legitimate information that will actually help you become taller.” It features “height hacks,” alleged height-boosting supplements, and “8 Ways to Get Taller: Tip...
18:13, 05/02/2019

It’s ‘time to #EndTB’, says UN on World Tuberculosis Day Tuberculosis, or TB, is not only the world's top infectious killer, it is also the leading cause of deaths among people with HIV and a major cause of antimicrobial resistance-related deaths, the United Nations health agency said on Sunday, World Tube...
14:53, 04/28/2019

The world revisits Leonardo da Vinci Leonardo da Vinci, the polymath from Tuscany, died 500 years ago this year. He was both an artist and scientist, who, despite his lowly origins, kept company with the most powerful men of the Renaissance....
16:26, 05/01/2019

And the least feminist nation in the world is... Denmark? A poll of more than 25,000 people in 23 major countries found that just one in six Danes consider themselves a feministIt is one of the best places in the world to be a woman, with a narrow gender pay gap, equal employment rights, universal nursery c...
08:39, 05/10/2019

Secrets From the Most Sustainable Restaurant in the World “Farm to table” may seem like an over-utilized marketing phrase, used mostly to lure hipsters into Edison-bulb-lit eateries, and for the most part it is. But for Chef Christian F. Puglisi—the founder of Copenhagen’s Restaurant Relae—it means taking t...
20:00, 05/10/2019

WILL: A Wonderful World: The Kotaku Review When I booted up the Switch port of WILL: A Wonderful World, the game told me about its autosave function. Then I saw this, set next to a red megaphone icon: “This game includes occasional **** plots. When shocked or surprised please scream loudly an...
00:00, 05/17/2019

Jamal Khashoggi fiancee: 'The world still has not done anything' Hatice Cengiz criticises lack of action and calls for sanctions on Saudi ArabiaHatice Cengiz, the fiancee of Jamal Khashoggi, the journalist killed at a Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey last year, has said she could not believe that no one had yet f...
04:39, 05/17/2019

Don’t look now, but the PC is the world’s biggest gaming platform I dare you to think up a better image for a "PC gaming win." (credit: dno1967b / Flickr) If you follow the business side of the game industry at all, you're probably sick of hearing how mobile gaming is a fast-growing business juggernaut destined t...
13:39, 05/02/2019

Sarri: Premier League is best in the world "Maurizio Sarri says the Premier League is the best in the world after Chelsea became the fourth and final team from England to book a spot in the season-ending European finals."...
13:13, 05/10/2019

Failed Airlines That Were Too Weird for This World Flying can be an excruciating experience these days. The CEO of United Airlines recently admitted that by the time passengers sit down on his planes, they’re already “pissed at the world.” But plenty of airlines have tried to make things more fun ove...
03:26, 04/30/2019

The curious fate of the eighth wonder of the world People travelled from far and wide to see New Zealand’s spectacular pink and white terraces. Then they were destroyed in a volcanic eruption – or were they?...
17:00, 04/28/2019

Besides Jaguar, Who Else Has Multiple World Car Wins? Nissan has won 3 trophies overall, which includes the first gen Leaf EV bagging World Car in 2011. The Lexus LS 460 gave Toyota Group its maiden WCOTY win in 2007, though Toyota has also won twice in......
13:39, 04/30/2019

After China's import ban, where to with the world's waste? When China announced it would no longer recycle the world's old plastic bottles, cardboard boxes and tattered newspapers, it triggered a global trash crisis. The search for new refuse dumps is ongoing....
16:26, 05/01/2019

11 unmissable wonders of the natural world Seven wonders of the world? Too few! We dial it up to 11 with this selection of nature’s greatest hits – unique environments all too often in trouble...
17:00, 04/28/2019

The 10 worst major airports in the world Francisco Seco/Associated Press The air-travel website AirHelp has released a ranking of 133 major airports across the world. The airports were evaluated on criteria like customer service, cleanliness, on-time performance, and the food and shopping ...
17:13, 05/16/2019

Regulators Around the World Are Circling Facebook Facebook revealed that it expected a record fine from the F.T.C. That could be one of many moves against the company by governments on four continents....
17:26, 04/28/2019

Experience: I manage the last Blockbuster in the world It was just us and a store in Perth, Australia. They called the night they closed to wish us all the bestI remember watching my first rental movie when I was six years old. My aunt owned a video store here in Oregon and we borrowed a VHS copy of Polt...
13:13, 05/17/2019

Putin seems to pop up wherever there is a political vacuum in the world Russian President Vladimir Putin capped a week of high-profile diplomacy on Friday, when he appeared at the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing -- and received an especially warm welcome from Chinese President Xi Jinping....
15:13, 04/28/2019

Why This Unexpected Animal Is The World's Most Trafficked Wildlife trafficking is the world's second largest black market, and there is one animal that is trafficked more than any other. Pangolin, a scale-covered mammal native to parts of Africa and Asia, is......
20:13, 05/07/2019

I.M. Pei, World-Renowned Architect, Is Dead at 102 Mr. Pei, a committed modernist, was one of the few architects equally attractive to real estate developers, corporate chieftains and art museum boards....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Top 10 Unique Holiday Traditions Around The World A video by Insh takes a look at some of these unique holiday traditions around the world - ranging from Spain's famous La Tomatina to Thailand's 'feast for monkeys' or the Lopburi Monkey Buffet....
11:26, 05/06/2019

Tour the world’s most glittering jewelry cities Rome Bulgari Dress Code: Elizabeth Taylor dripping in chunky emeralds, out on the town with one of her lovers. Must-see Jewels: The Peter Marino-designed flagship (pictured) displays heritage pieces and watches, many worn by Hollywood royalty, in a f...
17:13, 05/09/2019

Monster Hunter World Iceborne expansion: What we know so far The Monster Hunter World Iceborne expansion really wants you to use the slinger. Adds new custom mods to boot.        ...
17:00, 05/11/2019

How to Live in a World That's Obsessed With Game of Thrones One more episode of Game of Thrones left. A lot of people are gonna have some postpartum feelings. I’m going to feel relieved. I’ve spent eight years deciding not to watch our decade’s defining TV show. For a while I felt like an outcast, like Jon Sn...
05:52, 05/14/2019

Great-grandmother with CBD oil arrested at Disney World Disney World may be the most magical place on Earth, but it turned into a legal nightmare for a great-grandmother with arthritis. A 69-year-old woman was arrested at a Disney World checkpoint when an Orange County Deputy found CBD oil in her purse. S...
06:52, 05/08/2019

'World War Z' updates to add horde mode and a new zombie Saber Interactive has announced a post-launch DLC schedule for World War Z, the cooperative third-person shooter game that was released in April. Beginning in May, players will be able to access a new mission set in Tokyo, complete with zombies that....
00:13, 05/04/2019

Get the world's best smartphones with these £24/pm mobile phone deals If the past year or so has proved anything, it's that a phone price of over £1,000 is the new normal. Keeping up to date with the latest and greatest phones has become a costly investment many are no longer willing to make.But luckily, ther...
04:00, 05/04/2019

Women's World Cup: Are the US even stronger in 2019 than 2015? USA go to France as defending champions. But how do they stack up against the team that lifted the trophy in Canada four years ago?If the US women’s national team are going to win their second straight Women’s World Cup, we now know the squad that wi...
11:00, 05/03/2019

Mixed reality and the art world: an unlikely but ideal pairing The idea is that the value of VR art appreciates over the years just like physical art works. Limited editions show the market’s appreciation of a concept.Read More...
05:39, 05/11/2019

The Norse Legend of the World Tree - Yggdrasil In 1643 a Bishop called Brynjolf Sveinsson was given 45 pieces of vellum containing poetry and prose from the heart of ancient Northern European indigenous culture. This collection is called The King’s Book (Codex Regius in Latin). It is thought to h...
23:13, 05/10/2019

Netflix is now streaming one of the biggest movies in the world One of the top-grossing movies in the world right now is a sci-fi blockbuster that’s racked up an impressive global box office haul on par with some of Marvel’s big 2019 hits, like Captain Marvel. An achievement that’s seriously imp...
02:00, 05/08/2019

AMD and Cray are building the world's fastest supercomputer The US currently has the world's most powerful supercomputer and the country could hold this claim for some time thanks to the announcement that Cray Computing and AMD are building an exascale machine together with the Oak Ridge National Laborat...
22:39, 05/07/2019

Why Uber Drivers Will Strike Around the World on Wednesday We’re just days out from Uber making its multibillion-dollar move to the New York Stock Exchange and thousands of drivers from around the world are preparing to launch a series of strikes protests on Wednesday in an effort to fight for better pay and...
22:52, 05/07/2019

Charges dropped against woman with CBD oil at Disney World Prosecutors in Florida have dropped a drug charge against a woman who was arrested after a guard found CBD oil while searching her purse at a Walt Disney World security checkpoint....
22:39, 05/09/2019

U.S. win both finals on opening day of IAAF World Relays "The United States dominated the opening day of the IAAF World Relays on Saturday, winning both finals of the newly introduced mixed events in Yokohama, Japan."...
17:39, 05/11/2019

AMD and Cray are building the 'world's most powerful supercomputer' The US may be set to hang onto the crown of having the world's most powerful supercomputer for some time. Cray Computing and AMD are building an exascale machine with the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The system is set to debut in 2021, the sam...
14:39, 05/07/2019

PEN World Voices Festival: Siri, where's my democracy? Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and debate the theme Open Secrets — what we reveal an...
02:00, 05/04/2019

Business world prepares for new crop of recruits (NBC News) As the spring college semester draws to a close, the business world is preparing for a new crop of recruits. “There is so much competition for labor out there that hiring managers have had to relax some of the requirements and rethin...
22:26, 05/06/2019

| USA big-shots bruised, but victorious at World Relays The USA's track athletes were left with bloody noses at the World Relays, but ultimately emerged victorious after a bruising two days of competition in Yokohama....
16:52, 05/12/2019

World's Exchange Leaders Meet in Vancouver Vancouver, 6 October 2009 - Chairmen and Chief Executives from more than 50 of the world's leading exchanges gathered in Vancouver this week for the 49th General Assembly and Annual Meeting of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE). This assembly re...
04:52, 05/05/2019

World’s fastest computer will fire up in 2021 On the heels of the US government’s announcement in March that the first US exascale computer is being built just outside Chicago and coming in 2021, the US government announced Tuesday it’s also commissioned a manufacturer to build what would be the...
20:52, 05/08/2019

What in the world happened at the 2019 Kentucky Derby? In the 145-year history of the Kentucky Derby, Saturday provided a first. What happened, why was the apparent winner disqualified and what were the stakes?...
06:13, 05/05/2019

Inside the world of deciding second-hand car values Andrew Mee and Derren Martin watch the used car market like hawks Who determines what used cars are worth and how is it done? We take a look behind the scenes at Cap HPI In a smart office block in Leeds rest the hopes of millions of car buyers and...
05:13, 05/06/2019

Spa World Rallycross: Timerzyanov gives Gronholm's team first win Triple European Rallycross champion Timur Timerzyanov claimed his first win in the world championship, and the first for World Rally legend Marcus Gronholm's team, at Spa-Francorchamps' inaugural RX event...
20:00, 05/12/2019

Software Developer Uses AI to Imagine a World Without Cars It’s next to impossible to get away from cars. With an estimated 1.2 billion of them on the roads, it’s hard to picture a world where cars aren’t lining the streets, congested on highways, or tucked away in garages. Software developer Chris Harris (n...
21:13, 05/08/2019

To Stand Out, the Army Picks a New Uniform With a World War II Look Army Greens, being field-tested for introduction next year, are designed to evoke a bygone era when America celebrated total victory, and wanted to look sharp....
23:00, 05/05/2019

How Uber Aims To Move Things Around The World Uber's biggest competitor isn't rival ride-hailing service Lyft, analysts say, but Amazon, which moves goods all over the world. It has budding businesses such as freight forwarding, food delivery and......
05:39, 05/10/2019

Humans have interfered with most of the world's greatest rivers Long free-flowing rivers are incredibly biodiverse, but they have become increasingly rare and confined to remote regions in the Arctic, Amazon and the Congo basin...
01:00, 05/09/2019

Jordan Gill: ‘I believe becoming a world champion is not out of sight’ Jordan Gill must make the most of his next big chance, writes Matt Bevan The post Jordan Gill: ‘I believe becoming a world champion is not out of sight’ appeared first on Boxing News....
10:26, 05/10/2019

PEN World Voices Festival: Transfronterizo Life Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and debate the theme Open Secrets — what we reveal an...
02:00, 05/04/2019

US powers to 2 wins on opening day of world relays YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Sharika Nelvis and Devon Allen dominated the mixed shuttle hurdles relay as the United States won both finals at the world relays on the opening day Saturday. Nelvis pulled ahead on the third leg and Allen anchored the American...
18:52, 05/11/2019

Polish far-right protests US law on World War II Jewish assets Polish nationalists say that Poland should not be required to pay compensation for assets stolen from Jews during World War II. A recent US law is intended to assist Holocaust survivors in recovering stolen property....
20:13, 05/11/2019

Big data is changing the world; get on board with this $59 training Big Data is everywhere. And, knowing how to read the digital tea leaves of massive data sets is as close to job security as one can find in 2019. Now, you can train up on data analysis with The Certified Big Data Mastery Bundle, a full 360-degree vie...
17:52, 05/04/2019

Monster Hunter World has a free trial on PS4 If Monster Hunter World completely passed you by when it released last year, you can make up for lost time by trying it out in a free trial on PS4 right now. From now until May 20, PlayStation 4 owners are able to play through the opening parts ...
20:26, 05/11/2019

| First blood for USA at action-packed World Relays The United States threw down a marker on a dramatic opening night at the World Relays, capturing historic gold medals in the mixed shuttle hurdles and 2x2x400m....
04:26, 05/12/2019

40 years of the laptop: how mobile PCs changed the world Main image: The IBM ThinkPad 700 series first appeared in 1992If you own a PC there’s a very good chance it's a lightweight and portable laptop, rather than a big and bulky desktop. Those rectangular boxes that are tethered to your desk h...
19:52, 05/06/2019

The world is scary for girls. But there's never been a better time to parent I can’t shield my daughter from sexism and racism. But she will be more empowered to confront it than I ever was A few months ago I met my husband and five-year-old daughter at one of those soft-play centres. This one has two storeys of obstacle cour...
15:52, 05/12/2019

Spa hailed as the best of new World Rallycross Championship tracks Liam Doran topped day one of the World Rallycross Championship's Spa debut, and heralded the Belgian Grand Prix Formula 1 venue's RX circuit as the best of the series' new breed...
20:13, 05/11/2019

Reyna scores 5th goal as US qualifies for Under-17 World Cup BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Gio Reyna, a son of former U.S. national team captain Claudio Reyna, scored his fifth goal of the tournament as the Americans beat Panama 3-0 on Sunday and qualified for the Under-17 World Cup. Gianluca Busio put the U.S. ahead...
22:39, 05/12/2019

10 year challenge: How science and the world have changed The last 10 years have seen amazing advances in science and technology – and stark damage to the world we live in. Like a lot of people on social media we thought we'd take a look back at the last ten years in science and New Scientist...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Is John Bolton the most dangerous man in the world? | Ben Armbruster The US is closer to war with Iran than it has been since the Bush years, or perhaps ever. And Bolton is largely to blameDonald Trump’s national security adviser John Bolton wants the United States to go to war with Iran. Related: Merkel: Europe must ...
13:39, 05/16/2019

Huawei wants to introduce the world’s first 8K TV with 5G connectivity this year It looks like Huawei is about to open a new front in its ongoing battle with Samsung for consumer electronics supremacy. The Chinese brand is rumored to be working on a TV with an 8K display and built-in 5G connectivity — the first such TV in t...
20:13, 05/02/2019

What it's like to train for a marathon in one of the tensest parts of the world REUTERS/Ammar Awad Every year, runners weave between Palestinians and Israelis during the Palestine Marathon. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. I never intended to run a marathon, but when I realized that I would be on hand for th...
19:26, 05/01/2019

More Than Just Netflix: Navigate the Changing World of Streaming Pricy digital content is coming at you fast in 2019. But not every streaming service is the catch of the day. Here, our guide to the best, most affordable strategies....
15:13, 04/28/2019

Investors who want to make the world better should think twice about buying Lyft Many riders have opted for Lyft over Uber in recent years because it is seen as the "ethical" choice in rideshare, yet for investors who care about ESG (environmental, social and governance), it is too soon to tell how much "good" is in either....
15:00, 04/28/2019

NASA details the most distant world we've ever observed Back in February, NASA released the clearest images of Ultima Thule -- the Kuiper Belt object New Horizons got close to in a flyby, which makes it the farthest world we've ever explored. Now, the New Horizons team has published the first scienti...
23:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. favorites in toughest-ever Women's World Cup field The United States may be favorites to retain their Women's World Cup title but the rapid development of the game globally means they will face a tougher field than ever before when the tournament gets underway in France on June 7....
16:00, 05/15/2019

Martin Guptill Looking Forward To World Cup In England Martin Guptill has played 14 One Day Internationals in England, wherein he has scored 652 runs, averaging 54.33, his highest score being an unbeaten 189 against England....
15:00, 05/15/2019

Gallup: Americans are among the world's 'most stressed' people Americans are among the most overstressed people in the world -- with 55 percent experiencing a "lot" of strain during an average day, new research shows....
14:53, 04/28/2019

UE Boom 2: World’s best Wireless Bluetooth Speakers UE Boom 2 is a waterproof wireless Bluetooth speaker. It is the revised and better version of prior UE Boom Bluetooth speakers. Ultimate Ears (shortly named UE) is an earphone and speaker manufacturer company based in America. UE Boom was first acme ...
14:47, 04/28/2019

More Mobile Phones Than Humans In The World: Report Thanks to the Internet and its affordability, the world recorded more mobile phones than the people using it, according to the latest data from the United Nations' International Telecommunications......
09:39, 05/01/2019

U.S. to focus on firepower in search of fourth World Cup The United States are widely tipped to retain their crown at the Women's World Cup but to do so they will have to focus on their firepower and park the potentially distracting differences between the players and their football association....
16:00, 05/15/2019

World War II bomb in Hamburg prompts evacuation A thousand-pound US bomb dropped during World War II has been discovered in Hamburg. Authorities ordered the evacuation of a densely-populated residential area of the city, affecting around 6,000 people....
23:52, 05/15/2019

Can the world's royals modernize and maintain their thrones? There are some 43 countries around the world with reigning monarchs. Some are working to update their image to win -- or maintain -- their country's approval....
08:00, 04/29/2019

The world’s 20 fastest growing retailers Many retailers are struggling and quite a few are even closing up shop — but these 20 retailers are booming in-store and online.        ...
17:01, 05/15/2019

Ethiopia's garment workers are the least paid in the world With a range of economic incentives like the freshly built industrial parks for garment manufacturing, Ethiopia has positioned itself to become one of the world's top exporters of textile and garments....
05:13, 05/16/2019

How the stunning Earthrise became the world’s most famous photograph On Christmas Eve 1968, Apollo 8 became the first crewed spacecraft to circle the moon. Emerging from its dark side, one astronaut reached for his camera...
17:00, 04/28/2019

The phone with the biggest battery in the world has been canceled The Energizer Power Max P18K Pop was announced at MWC 2019 back in February as the smartphone with the world’s biggest battery. But just two months later, the product has been officially canceled.The company behind Energizer’s recent devices, Avenir ...
17:26, 05/02/2019

New survey reveals the sexiest accents in the world The sexiest accents in the world have been revealed according to a new survey. Buzz60's Sean Dowling has more.        ...
18:26, 04/29/2019

Majestic portraits of the world's remotest tribes In 2013, the British photographer Jimmy Nelson published his first monograph, a 400-page photo book titled "Before They Pass Away." His subjects were shot in some of the world's most remote wildernesses, showing us, in monumental fashion, the lives a...
12:52, 05/02/2019

| World's first 5G phone released in South Korea Samsung Electronics on Friday released the Galaxy S10 5G, the world's first available smartphone with built-in fifth-generation communications technology, as South Korea seeks to build a lead in the transformative system....
16:39, 04/28/2019

A world first: Women at the helm of every UN Regional Commission Although United Nations Regional Commissions have been in existence for more than 70 years, for the first time ever, each one is currently headed by a woman designated by Secretary-General António Guterres. This accomplishment underscores that, since...
14:53, 04/28/2019

What World War II can teach us about fighting fake news With local and European elections just mere days away, the UK government is heavily promoting its S.H.A.R.E Checklist campaign across social media, which warns against the dangers of proliferating fake news. Just because a story is online, doesn’t me...
13:00, 04/30/2019

'World's first' realistic vegan hot dog to go on sale next week Sunflower seed sausage tastes ‘identical’ to pork equivalent, says British firm launching itThe British food tech company behind the UK’s first meatless “bleeding” burger will next week launch what it claims is the world’s first plant-based hot dog t...
14:52, 05/01/2019

Global Manufacturing: About to Enter "A World of Hurt"? See the broader economic context that day-to-day headlines don't deliver: Chart of the Day shows you the big-picture trend in the all-important trend in global manufacturing....
14:26, 05/01/2019

Trump’s World Still Faces 16 Known Criminal Probes Mueller is done and Rosenstein is on his way out the door, but federal and state authorities around the country are still investigating the president and those in his orbit....
00:26, 05/01/2019

Nine Notorious Demons that Terrorized the Ancient World Storytellers have been telling tales of ancient demons wreaking havoc on humanity since the beginning of time.  ...
04:00, 05/19/2019

How did Canelo become one of the highest-paid athletes in the world? Unified middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez is not a charismatic international figure or a flamboyant extrovert like Muhammad Ali was. But he is the right fighter at the right time -- and a damn good one, writes Nigel Collins....
16:13, 05/01/2019

Cardinals get 1st win over Rangers since 2011 World Series ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Paul DeJong homered and had a season-high four RBIs, Matt Carpenter’s opposite-field double off the very top of the outfield wall ignited a decisive inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat Texas 8-2 on Saturday, getting...
06:52, 05/19/2019

Ancient Cataclysms: 9 Catastrophes That Rocked the World Ancient cultures around the world have passed down their tales of devastating natural disasters in oral traditions, folklore, historical accounts, pictorial representations, and through myths. Catastrophic natural phenomena like earthquakes, volcanic...
22:26, 05/16/2019

U.S. banking on experience in women's World Cup defense The United States will be counting on experience as they look to defend their women's World Cup crown in France with coach Jill Ellis announcing a squad on Thursday that features 12 members of the team who lifted the trophy in 2015....
04:00, 05/03/2019

The U.S. Women’s World Cup roster in three words: Ride or die Coach Jill Ellis, in naming the 23 players who will defend the team's world title next month in France, made clear she believes experience and trust are the pathway to the trophy....
08:39, 05/03/2019

Reinventing the Tomato for Survival in a Changing World Like other small farmers and researchers, Brad Gates is trying to ensure a future for the tomato by breeding hardier varieties and persuading more Americans to grow their own....
15:26, 04/30/2019

I'm travelling the world to collect poo for the good of humankind Eric Alm is racing to find out which gut microbes thrive in diverse human cultures before it is too late. His microbiome library – derived from faecal samples – could help solve future health crises...
14:53, 04/28/2019

'The world still has not done anything,' says slain Saudi journalist's fiancee Hatice Cengiz, the fiancee of Jamal Khashoggi, the journalist murdered at a Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey last year, said on Thursday she could not believe that no one has yet faced serious consequences for the crime....
00:52, 05/17/2019

World Press Freedom Day: Jailed for a painting Zehra Doğan, a Kurdish journalist and artist, was sentenced to nearly three years in jail for a painting but was determined to continue sharing stories....
06:00, 05/03/2019

How to make the world affordably carbon-free If the world is to quit coal and gas for renewable energy sources, they have to be reliable and affordable. Is that realistic? Researchers have crunched the numbers and come up with some surprising answers....
16:26, 05/01/2019

This Toyota Can Offer The World Nothing But More Glorious Speed The world’s relationship with race cars is give give give, and race cars do nothing but take take take. Toyota’s TS050 LMP1 race car consumes hundreds of tires, thousands of gallons of fuel, and millions of dollars in an FIA WEC season, and all we ha...
04:52, 05/04/2019

| Finch tips fired-up Warner to dominate World Cup Aaron Finch believes David Warner will enter this year's CWC desperate to prove himself as the disgraced batsman prepares to rejoin his team-mates after a ball-tampering ban....
12:26, 05/02/2019

U.S. tops world in defense spending; Russia falls out of top 5 The United States spent more than any other country on defense in 2018, but Russia fell out of the top five for the first time in nearly 15 years, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute said....
15:39, 04/29/2019

Brazil veteran Formiga set for record seventh World Cup "Brazil\u0027s 41-year-old midfielder Formiga is set to become the first player, male or female, to participate at seven World Cups after she was named in their squad on Thursday for the women\u0027s tournament in France."...
22:39, 05/16/2019

World Dance Day: 10 Quotes That Will Make You Want To Start Dancing Now World Dance Day: Life without dance is dull and boring. To inspire you to dance, we have some quotes that will make you want to kick off your shoes, turn up the music volume and get grooving!...
16:52, 04/29/2019

I’m 50 and baffled by the anger in the world, including my own | Dear Mariella Our world of decreasing tolerance won’t be helped by the menopause or living with teenagers, says Mariella Frostrup, who suggests a trip to the GP and an online detoxThe dilemma I am trying to understand why the world I live in seems increasingly to ...
08:13, 05/12/2019

Abe Says Overhauling World Trade Organization Is High on G-20 Agenda Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he would use the country’s presidency this year of the Group of 20 large industrialized and emerging countries to push for an overhaul of the World Trade Organization....
00:52, 04/29/2019

Promote health, keep the world safe, serve the vulnerable A warm welcome to all meeting participants! I sincerely regret not being able to join you this week to take part in your discussions. However, I know that several members of my senior leadership team will be joining some sessions. I have asked them ...
22:52, 04/28/2019

Japan tests world's fastest bullet train Japan has started testing its fastest-ever bullet train -- capable of reaching 400 kilometers per hour (249 mph) -- as it continues to develop the revolutionary mode of travel....
15:52, 05/11/2019

Amazon Workers From Around World Join Forces in Berlin Amazon worker representatives from 15 countries met in Berlin on Monday to coordinate their strategy against one of the world's most powerful companies....
10:00, 04/30/2019

Nonfiction: A Manifesto for Opting Out of an Internet-Dominated World Jenny Odell is an artist who wants us to learn to detach from social media. In “How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy,” she shows us a way....
17:39, 04/30/2019

The world is my office: why I chose to become a digital nomad worker From copywriters to computer programmers, people with online-based jobs are seizing the chance to take their work on their travelsI dismissed the idea at first. Over a picnic in south London’s Brockwell Park last May my friend Tom asked whether I had...
21:52, 05/11/2019

Athletics: U.S. win both finals on opening day of IAAF World Relays The United States dominated the opening day of the IAAF World Relays on Saturday, winning both finals of the newly introduced mixed events in Yokohama, Japan....
22:52, 05/11/2019

| Hales 'devastated' after England drop him from World Cup plans Alex Hales is "devastated" by the England and Wales Cricket Board's treatment of the batsman after he was ejected from the preliminary World Cup squad....
02:00, 04/30/2019

| Galthie joins France's rugby World Cup backroom Fabien Galthie, who takes over as coach of Les Bleus after the World Cup, will work as assistant to current incumbent Jacques Brunel for the tournament in Japan....
01:39, 05/07/2019

Tensions Between US, China Are "Threat For World Economy", Says IMF Chief The head of the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday that fresh trade tensions between the United States and China were the main threat to the world economy....
14:00, 05/07/2019

| Injured Proteas speedster withdraws from World Cup squad The Proteas have been dealt a Cricket World Cup blow with the news that fast bowler Anrich Nortje has been ruled out of the tournament with a hand injury....
14:13, 05/07/2019

Saracens confident injured Mako Vunipola will be fit for World Cup • Loosehead prop tore his hamstring in Champions Cup final• England’s first warm-up match is against Wales on 11 AugustMako Vunipola’s season is over but the Saracens director of rugby, Mark McCall, is confident the loosehead prop will be fit for Eng...
00:52, 05/17/2019

The world is ending in The Good Fight's season three finale In its third season, The Good Fight pushed the boundaries of its own universe. Characters broke the fourth wall; random musical interludes interrupted scenes; the story’s Big Bad was literally...Donald Trump. In its finale, the world is ending—from c...
03:00, 05/17/2019

Thunder Snow makes Dubai World Cup history It's "where the world's best meet, from far and near," according to Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who ahead of the Dubai World Cup had penned a 24-line poem in honor of the prestigious event....
10:52, 04/30/2019

UN chief demands that the world step up to stamp out hatred U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is demanding that the world “step up to stamp out anti-Semitism, anti-Muslim hatred, persecution of Christians and all other forms of racism, xenophobia, discrimination and incitement.”...
19:52, 04/29/2019

World-class Go-playing AI has learned to do really hard colouring-in An AI based on DeepMind's AlphaGo Zero AI has learned to solve graph colouring problems, which could ave many applications including allocating aeroplanes to flight routes...
21:13, 04/28/2019

Mystery Of World's Expensive Painting By Leonardo Da Vinci Later this year, the Louvre in Paris will host an exhibition of masterpieces by the Italian painter Leonardo da Vinci to mark his death 500 years ago in France....
20:00, 04/28/2019

World's alcohol consumption expected to rise 17% in next decade Alcohol consumption is expected to increase 17% over the next decade after rising steadily for the last two, the medical journal Lancet has found. Half of all the world's adults are expected to be drinking by 2030....
22:39, 05/08/2019

AI for Earth: How Microsoft is using Azure to build a more sustainable world Microsoft's Azure machine learning tech is being put to good use in a grant program designed to give computing resources to scientists working on environmental sustainability programs....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Here's the Biggest Steam Locomotive in the World Flying Down the Rails Union Pacific 4014, also known as the largest steam locomotive in the world, also known as a Union Pacific “Big Boy,” is racing to Ogden, Utah, to make it in time for the 150th anniversary celebrations of the transcontinental railroad. Here it is fl...
04:26, 05/10/2019

Spa World Rallycross: Gronholm out with illness; Duval gets Skoda Niclas Gronholm will miss World Rallycross's Spa-Francorchamps round through illness, while former World Rally Championship driver Francois Duval has been drafted in to race a Skoda Fabia at home....
03:00, 05/09/2019

Windows 10 update brings us closer to a world without passwords Microsoft is one step closer to fulfilling the passwordless Windows 10 dream, as the latest Windows 10 update will make it even easier to log into devices and online services without having to worry about passwords. That’s because Microsoft&rsq...
01:13, 05/10/2019

Questing the Most Impressive Ancient Religious Temples in the World What is the largest temple ever built on earth and do these man-made structures reveal secrets relating to the cosmos? ...
05:13, 05/09/2019

Man Reveals 27 Kg Pearl, Possibly World's Biggest. It Is Worth... A Canadian man has unveiled what is possibly the world's biggest natural pearl ever found. Abraham Reyes, 34, received the Giga Pearl as a family heirloom from his aunt a few years ago....
09:26, 05/09/2019

| WATCH: Scientists create world's first 3D-printed heart Researchers at Tel Aviv University have produced a heart using 3D printing technology and human tissue, according to a study published in the journal Advanced Science....
10:39, 05/18/2019

World number one Osaka exits Madrid Open World number one Naomi Osaka lost in three sets to unseeded Swiss Belinda Bencic in the Madrid Open quarter-finals on Thursday as Simona Halep, Sloane Stephens and Kiki Bertens completed the final four line-up....
00:52, 05/10/2019

Zimbabwean scholar named one of the most inspiring women in the world The life-size bronze figure of accomplished Zimbabwean scholar Tererai Trent will be unveiled in the United States to celebrate Women's Equality Day in August....
22:52, 05/09/2019

Guinea found guilty of age-cheating and disqualified from U-17 World Cup Guinea will not take part at this year's Under-17 World cup in Brazil after being found guilty of age-cheating at the recent U-17 Africa Cup of Nations....
20:26, 05/18/2019

Albino lizards are the world’s first genetically modified reptiles CRISPR gene editing has been used to create genetically modified reptiles for the first time. The breakthrough could help us study certain eye disorders...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Americans Are Some of the Most Stressed-Out People in the World, a New Global Survey Says Americans are some of the most stressed-out people in the world, according to Gallup’s annual Global Emotions report. For the report, Gallup polled about 1,000 adults in countries around the world last year about the emotions they’d exper...
14:50, 04/28/2019

What happens after the shot heard round the world? Damian Lillard knows well With their season on the brink, the Trail Blazers could be on the cusp of another transcendent playoff performance by Damian Lillard -- or another dispiriting loss. It's the dichotomy that has defined Lillard's career....
17:52, 05/09/2019

The parents of Engadget on the big (and often gimmicky) world of baby tech Here at Engadget, we don't do Mother's Day gift guides. Nor Father's Day either. But as the site has grown up over the past 15 years, so has our staff. Whereas we used to just have one or two token parents on the team, we now have arou...
22:26, 05/09/2019

How Malaysia’s 1MDB Scandal Shook the Financial World Malaysia’s state-owned investment fund, 1MDB, was supposed to promote development. Instead, it has spurred criminal and regulatory investigations around the world that have cast an unflattering spotlight on deal-making, election spending and politica...
17:52, 05/09/2019

The world just got a bit more dangerous after Iran's nuclear deal announcement The unraveling of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal is now accelerating with Iran's announcement Wednesday that it will stop complying with some parts of the agreement....
21:52, 05/09/2019

Teenager recovers from near death in world-first GM virus treatment Bacteria-killing viruses known as phages offer hope of solution to antibiotic resistanceA British teenager has made a remarkable recovery after being the first patient in the world to be given a genetically engineered virus to treat a drug-resistant ...
21:13, 05/08/2019

How to tell whether machine-learning systems are robust enough for the real world MIT researchers have devised a method for assessing how robust machine-learning models known as neural networks are for various tasks, by detecting when the models make mistakes they shouldn’t. Convolutional neural networks (CNNs) are designed to ...
07:52, 05/10/2019

‘Avengers: Endgame’ Conquers the World With a $1.2 Billion Opening The superhero movie took in roughly $350 million in North America, easily beating “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” It was the No. 1 movie in at least 54 countries....
19:13, 04/28/2019

You could get paid $65K to review luxury yachts and travel the world A start-up website is advertising for what could be one of the best jobs in the world, with the successful applicant traveling the world testing luxurious yachts and being paid to do so....
02:39, 05/11/2019

Save 26% on Sky Sports with this sweet Now TV deal before the Cricket World Cup Fancy a big discount on a Now TV pass for Sky Sports? Well you're in luck as you can knock 26% off the monthly price of Sky Sports for four months, with the option of cancelling anytime you wish.This is perfectly timed for you to enjoy the upcom...
16:13, 05/17/2019

Billy Joe Saunders weighs in for his bid to become two-weight world champion Billy Joe Saunders looks in good condition as he makes weight for his first super-middleweight world title fight The post Billy Joe Saunders weighs in for his bid to become two-weight world champion appeared first on Boxing News....
17:26, 05/17/2019

London to have world-first hydrogen-powered doubledecker buses The buses will only have water exhaust emissions and will be on the capital’s streets by 2020London will have the world’s first hydrogen-powered doubledecker buses on its streets next year, as the capital steps up attempts to tackle its polluted air....
23:00, 05/10/2019

Why tidal power won't solve the world's renewable energy needs There are widespread calls for the UK government not to abandon a trailblazing tidal power project, but this energy source is no green panacea, says Hans van Haren...
17:00, 04/28/2019

The world's supply of rubber is in jeopardy. Can we find new sources? Rubber is essential to modern life, but the trees that provide it could be wiped out by a deadly disease. Some scrubby weeds may provide the unlikely solution...
20:52, 05/17/2019

My liver, your kidney: the world's first non-identical organ swap To get her mother a new kidney, Aliana Deveza instigated the world’s first swap of different organs between living donors, donating half her liver to a stranger...
18:52, 05/10/2019

Meghan And Harry Introduce Baby Sussex To The World Two days after Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced the birth of their first son, the couple introduced him to the world via a photocall at Windsor Castle...
14:13, 05/08/2019

Here’s How Detective Pikachu Brought Pokémon Into the Real World When the trailer for Detective Pikachu was released last fall, a debate emerged online over a seemingly trivial question: Does Pikachu have fur? While the cartoon version of the beloved Pokémon has a smooth exterior, the trailer for the live-...
14:13, 05/08/2019

World’s first bird brain surgery performed on parrot These human surgeons are for the birds. When wildlife rangers discovered a strange lump on a “wild-hatched” parrot’s skull, they took action and got it the best medical attention New Zealand could provide. Now the Massey University ...
18:00, 05/10/2019

The U.S.-China Trade War Reveals America’s New World Status “I say openly to President Xi and all of my many friends in China that China will be hurt very badly if you don’t make a deal.” Thus spake President Donald Trump this week in the new medium of modern diplomacy – Twitter. The t...
21:13, 05/17/2019

Uber Is 'Worth' Twice As Much As Ford Because That's the Insane World We Live In Now Every high school economics teacher tells their students—or should, at least—that the entire field depends on the assumption that people act rationally. This is not because people aren’t stupid—good Lord, are people stupid—but because it’s more conve...
17:26, 05/10/2019

World's largest underwater restaurant nears completion Five meters below the surface of the North Sea, near the southernmost tip of Norway, Europe's first underwater restaurant is nearing completion. The 110-foot long structure, an oblique concrete slab that looks like a sunken periscope, was submerged i...
15:26, 04/28/2019

Millennials are being left out of the world's middle class, research says Millennials are being squeezed out of the world's middle class as incomes stagnate and costs rise, according to research by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)....
15:13, 04/28/2019

Google's Plan To Rid World Of Mosquitoes Involves Breeding More Of Them Hundreds of millions of people fall sick each year due to diseases such as malaria, dengue, yellow fever, and chikungunya - all carried by mosquitoes. It seems counterintuitive, then, that a plan to......
15:13, 04/28/2019

The Top 10 Most Expensive Foods In The World Including A 24K Gold Pizza Insh takes a look at some of the world's most expensive foods through this video. The drool-worthy list includes a bag of popcorn that retails at $2,500 and a $2,000 lobster frittata that comes with......
15:13, 04/28/2019

How volunteers near Berlin help excavate World War II mass graves World War II ended 74 years ago. But volunteers are still searching parts of Germany for the remains of the war dead. Nina Werkhäuser reports from the village of Klessin, near Berlin....
20:52, 05/09/2019

Cannes: 10 things to know about the world’s most important film festival The 72nd Cannes Film Festival boasts big name directors from Quentin Tarantino to Pedro Almodóvar — plus plenty of fresh faces. Running May 14-25, here’s what to look out for during this year's French Riviera film gala....
11:39, 05/14/2019

| World Bank gives $545m for cyclone-hit southern Africa The World Bank will extend more than half-a-billion dollars in grants for cyclone-ravaged southern African countries, its chief announced as he concluded a visit to Mozambique, the worst affected country....
13:39, 05/04/2019

CBOE Claims Two Top Awards from Futures And Options World: CHICAGO, IL -- December 6, 2012 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today was named "Exchange of the Year, North America," and "U.S. Options Exchange of the Year" at an awards ceremony during Futures and Options World magazine's Derivatives ...
16:39, 05/04/2019

This California cafe says it’s selling the world’s most expensive cup of coffee SAN FRANCISCO — A California cafe is brewing up what it calls the world’s most expensive coffee — at $75 a cup. Klatch Coffee is serving the exclusive brew, the Elida Natural Geisha 803, at its branches in Southern California and San Francisco....
10:13, 05/16/2019

India is voting: who is going to win the world's biggest election? – podcast Hundreds of millions of Indians are going to the polls over six weeks to vote for their next government. The Guardian’s south Asia correspondent, Michael Safi, heads out on the trail as the prime minister, Narendra Modi, makes a national security cas...
12:00, 05/15/2019

‘The River and The Wall’ explores Rio Grande’s border world ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A new documentary examines the diverse wildlife and landscape of the Rio Grande along the U.S.-Mexico border amid the political pressure to erect a border wall. “The River and The Wall” released Friday at select t...
17:39, 05/04/2019

| Kohli defends leaving out new star Pant for World Cup India picked veteran Dinesh Karthik over rising talent Rishabh Pant for the World Cup because of his composure under pressure, captain Virat Kohli says...
12:00, 05/15/2019

Augmented reality can change your behavior in the real world A new study from Stanford's School of Humanities and Sciences has found that augmented reality (AR) experiences significantly affect people's behavior in the real world, even after they've taken the headset off....
18:00, 05/15/2019

Lenovo unveils the world’s first ‘foldable PC’ and I’m actually kinda excited Foldable phones have been all the rage this year, so we shouldn’t perhaps be surprised that someone would up the ante soon. Lenovo showed off its upcoming foldable PC at its Accelerate conference today. The device will fall under its premium Thinkpad...
16:00, 05/14/2019

Corsie to skipper Scotland in Women's World Cup debut "Scotland\u0027s Rachel Corsie will captain the World Cup debutants in next month\u0027s women\u0027s tournament but versatile Arsenal player Emma Mitchell was left out of the 23-member squad named by manager Shelley Kerr on Wednesday."...
16:52, 05/15/2019

The Race to Save the World's Smallest Porpoise From Extinction The smallest porpoise on Earth is facing an imminent extinction event. At this moment, if aggressive action is immediately taken, experts believe the vaquita may still have a chance to survive. If nothing changes, by 2020, it could spell the end of t...
17:52, 05/14/2019

US beat South Africa in Women's World Cup warm-up "The United States got a goal in each half through Samantha Mewis and a late third from substitute Carli Lloyd to earn a 3-0 win over South Africa in a Women\u0027s World Cup warm-up in California on Sunday."...
13:00, 05/13/2019

Factbox: Strait of Hormuz - the world's most important oil artery Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two Saudi oil tankers were among vessels targeted in a "sabotage attack" off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, condemning it as an attempt to undermine the security of global crude supplies....
12:00, 05/13/2019

Washington is the best state in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report U.S. News & World Report released the 2019 Best States ranking. Where does your home state sit on the list?        ...
13:00, 05/14/2019

World War II U.S. prisoner of war identified 7 decades after death in Philippines Scientists have identified the remains of an Army sergeant who died more than seven decades ago in a Philippine prisoner of war camp during World War II, the Defense Department announced Friday....
05:26, 05/04/2019

Farah declines marathon spot at World Championships European record holder Mo Farah has declined a chance to contest the marathon in the World Championships in Doha, increasing the possibility of a return to the track....
19:52, 05/01/2019

Here are the best hotel rooms in the world, according to Forbes Travel Guide The list was compiled from data used to designate Forbes Travel Guide's annual four- and five-star properties.        ...
15:39, 05/15/2019

Man Sets World Record For Highest Speed Reached On A Tuk Tuk A man who has set a new world record for the highest speed reached on a tuk tuk says he is "over the moon" at his achievement. Matt Everard, 46, from Essex, UK, set a speed of 119.583 kmph on a tuk......
07:00, 05/14/2019

Gunshot Creek Is One of the World's Wildest Looking Off-Road Obstacles Cape York, the tropical peninsula of northeastern Australia, has been a destination for overlanders long before “overland” was a hashtag. There’s endless extreme jungle terrain up there but one spot in particular, Gunshot Creek, has been making the r...
01:00, 05/03/2019

India Top Medals Tally At Beijing Shooting World Cup India topped the chart for the second consecutive ISSF World Cup, third time in two years, by bagging three gold and a silver at the Beijing edition....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Huawei 'to go extra mile' to reassure world on 5G spying A senior figure at Huawei in the UK has told Sky News it is willing to go the "extra mile" to reassure countries its technology poses no security threat....
16:00, 05/15/2019

European countries among gloomiest in developed world – poll Global survey reveals a public worried about living standards and the future of the planetEuropean countries are among the gloomiest in the developed world, with citizens pessimistic about their national prospects, their youth and the world in genera...
21:39, 05/03/2019

Krieger, Long and Brian make US World Cup roster Defender Ali Krieger and midfielders Allie Long and Morgan Brian earned spots on the U.S. Women’s World Cup roster. All three were widely considered to be on the bubble for the 23-player roster announced Thursday by coach Jill Ellis. Krieger st...
19:26, 05/02/2019

Wily Rapinoe ready to serve again as U.S. defend World Cup There may be more heralded names in the United States squad heading to France for next month's World Cup but Megan Rapinoe will again be one of the most influential figures as the Americans seek to retain the trophy they won in 2015....
16:00, 05/15/2019

CBOE Claims Three Top Awards From Futures And Options World: CHICAGO, IL -- December 10, 2013 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today was named "U.S. Options Exchange of the Year" for the second consecutive year at an awards ceremony during Futures and Options World magazine's Derivatives World Lo...
03:13, 05/04/2019

| Ottis: Steyn, Rabada on track for World Cup opener The Proteas' premier fast bowling duo of Dale Steyn and Kagiso Rabada are on track to make the World Cup opener against hosts England at The Oval on May 30....
03:26, 05/15/2019

Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood to have world premiere at Cannes Director ‘has not left the editing room in months’ to complete much-anticipated film in time for festival unveilingQuentin Tarantino’s much-anticipated Manson-era drama Once Upon a Time in Hollywood will have its world premiere at the Cannes film fes...
18:52, 05/02/2019

Lenovo unveils world’s first foldable PC, coming in 2020 At Accelerate 2019, Lenovo previewed "the world's first foldable PC." The laptop will be part of Lenovo's flagship ThinkPad line and will arrive in 2020.Read More...
01:52, 05/14/2019

California cafe touts its $75 coffee as the world’s priciest SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California cafe is brewing up what it calls the world’s most expensive coffee — at $75 a cup. Klatch Coffee is serving the exclusive brew, the Elida Natural Geisha 803, at its branches in Southern California and San Franc...
03:39, 05/16/2019

Pioneer rocks storage market with world’s cheapest 1TB SSD Japanese technology company Pioneer is world-renowned for its incar entertainment, its DJ equipments and its legendary Kuro Plasma TV set. It unveiled the world’s first car CD player and the first DVD-R drive.Now it looks like it is - or at le...
16:39, 05/03/2019

The World's Largest Animal Has a Secret Lingo—Here's What It Sounds Like Blue whales are impressive creatures. Stretching up to 90 feet long and weighing over 300,000 pounds, these gentle giants often migrate hundreds of miles between their summer feeding grounds and winter breeding grounds. It’s no surprise, then, that t...
21:00, 05/01/2019

'World of Warcraft Classic' debuts on August 26th You now have a date to add to your calendar if you're hankering to revisit World of Warcraft's early days. Blizzard plans to launch World of Warcraft Classic on August 26th in the Americas and the UK (August 27th in most other places). It...
19:39, 05/14/2019

‘The world’s most powerful supercomputer’ will realize the full potential of AI The US Department of Energy (DoE) has announced it’s setting aside $600 million to build the world’s fastest supercomputer called Frontier. It will be jointly developed by AMD and Seattle-based supercomputer specialist Cray. The Frontier supercompute...
20:13, 05/07/2019

How Monster Hunter World Became Capcom's Greatest Success For a long time, when we thought of Capcom, we thought of its big franchises like Resident Evil and Street Fighter, but Monster Hunter always lurked in the background, waiting for its due. In 2018, Monster Hunter’s ambitions were finally realized whe...
05:00, 05/15/2019

150 years ago, 12 men in Cincinnati took a chance on baseball and changed the world The Cincinnati Red Stockings did something brand new in 1869, and it worked, for a year. Now, a monument will honor that effort for all time.        ...
16:00, 05/03/2019

In ‘lawless’ world of service dogs, many families suffer APEX, N.C. (AP) — The service dog industry, especially dogs for people with autism or PTSD, has exploded in recent years. But a near complete absence of regulation has left needy, desperate families vulnerable to incompetence and fraud, according to ...
07:00, 05/03/2019

While Enes Kanter is Observing Ramadan, the World Will Be Watching Him Kanter, the outspoken N.B.A. star, will be fasting for Ramadan as usual this year, but, in a first, he will be competing in the playoffs at the same time....
04:39, 05/06/2019

10 of the world’s best city views: readers’ travel tips These stunning viewpoints put the fun into funiculars and the drama into panorama – and many have art, bars and cafes to enjoy, tooNahargarh Fort sprawls around a rocky outcrop above the Pink City of Jaipur in Rajasthan province. Take a rickshaw up t...
13:39, 05/16/2019

Amarnath Urges All-Rounders To Seize Opportunities At World Cup Mohinder Amarnath has stressed on the importance of all-rounders as they can help with the balance of the squads participating at the World Cup 2019....
14:26, 05/16/2019

Microsoft partners with distillery to create world’s first AI whiskey Microsoft has helped distill the first-ever whiskey that has been developed by artificial intelligence. The tech giant, which is usually associated with more sober products, teamed up with a Swedish whiskey distillery to find the perfect recipe. Deta...
17:52, 05/14/2019

Rugby World Cup committee warns Japan not to run out of beer Issue was raised as part of briefing sessions in cities tipped to deal with the largest influx of international visitorsIt’s the stuff of nightmares for rugby fans: organisers of the upcoming World Cup in Japan have raised fears that bars and restaur...
14:39, 05/06/2019

'Oddworld: Soulstorm' trailer takes us right back to Abe's world Oddworld: Soulstorm, the upcoming remake of 1998's Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus on the PlayStation 1, is taking shape -- and going by the latest trailer, it looks like it's been worth the wait....
19:39, 05/14/2019

Farah declines marathon place at World Championships "Mo Farah has declined a place in the IAAF World Championships marathon after his substandard showing in London at the weekend, with the 36-year-old expected to announce a return to the track."...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Global survey finds drunkest nation in the world The Brits got us beat when it comes to boozing. A new study that checked the blood-alcohol levels of 35 nations across the globe found that people in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales consume more alcohol than drinkers elsewhere. (Britons...
22:00, 05/16/2019

World Governments Test Minimum-Wage Raises From Athens to Seoul, governments around the world are increasing the minimum wage, seeking to assuage voter concerns over years of weak pay growth and rising inequality....
21:00, 05/05/2019

The New New World: ‘Striding Across the Pacific’: Huawei’s Identity Problem The Chinese telecom giant seeks acceptance in the West, but its structure and value system — patterned after the Communist Party’s — could stand in the way....
09:52, 05/01/2019

Canelo Alvarez unifies three middleweight world titles Danny Jacobs can't derail Canelo Alvarez at the T Mobile Arena in Las Vegas The post Canelo Alvarez unifies three middleweight world titles appeared first on Boxing News....
12:13, 05/05/2019

Sabrina's Set Designer Teases the World She Built for CW's Batwoman It happened one night, in the woods. Set designer Lisa Soper was on location filming a scene from the second season of Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, when executive producer Sarah Schechter came up to her with an offer. Did she want to des...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Why the Kentucky Derby is responsible for bourbon boom around the world Bourbon has made a comeback in recent years as the industry has strengthened ties with the Kentucky Derby,.        ...
12:52, 05/01/2019

These Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Cases of Threats to Press Freedom Around the World A freelance reporter missing in Tanzania, a newspaper editor facing censorship in South Sudan and two journalists detained in Nicaragua are all among those on this month’s list of the 10 Most Urgent threats to press freedom. The list — re...
13:52, 05/01/2019

Factbox: Thailand's new king among world's wealthiest monarchs Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn, who will be officially crowned on May 4 as part of elaborate three-day coronation ceremonies, has been listed as the world's richest monarch by publications such as Business Insider in 2018....
16:26, 05/03/2019

How rediscovering my faith is helping me cope with a chaotic world The Catholicism of my childhood was overshadowed by books and politics in my 20s. But speaking to survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire encouraged me to find solace and support at churchThe first time I went to church as an adult, I had been up all ni...
18:26, 05/05/2019

Under-20 World Cup: Nigeria omit Villarreal's Samuel Chukwueze Villarreal's Samuel Chukwueze is left out of Nigeria's squad for the Under-20 World Cup clearing the way for him to play at the Africa Cup of Nations....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Workers of the world face multiple challenges, says new report As you might expect, there are big differences between the working conditions faced in El Salvador and Germany. Yet there are many common problems as well, says a new report on global working conditions....
17:13, 05/06/2019

This Seagull Traffic Reporter Provides the Bird’s Eye View the World Needs Right Now Transport for London has a new traffic reporter that is earning fans for its unique ability to get a bird’s eye view of the city’s traffic. Of course the ability to get a bird’s eye view comes quite naturally to the reporter, becaus...
17:39, 05/01/2019

Fed's Williams says policymakers need to better prepare for a lower interest rate world Torturously slow recoveries from recessions and low inflation are here to stay unless policymakers can get a better grip on how to stabilize the global economy in an era of lower interest rates, a top Federal Reserve policymaker said on Tuesday....
12:27, 05/14/2019

Minecraft Earth makes the whole real world your very own blocky realm When your game tops 100 million players, your thoughts naturally turn to doubling that number. That’s the case with the creators, or rather stewards, of Minecraft at Microsoft, where the game has become a product category unto itself. And now ...
23:26, 05/17/2019

World Cup: Sourav Ganguly, Sanjay Manjrekar Among Panel Of Commentators World Cup 2019 commentary lineup also includes the likes of Nasser Hussain, Ian Bishop, Kumar Sangakkara, Michael Atherton, Brendon McCullum, Graeme Smith and Wasim Akram....
00:39, 05/18/2019

Nonfiction: The World According to John Waters, as Interpreted by Alan Cumming The septuagenarian filmmaker’s latest collection of essays, “Mr. Know-It-All,” is just what its subtitle promises: “The Tarnished Wisdom of a Filth Elder.”...
14:52, 05/16/2019

How photogrammetry brought Resident Evil's world of undeath to life A symphony of staccato shutter snaps filled the air. Xenon gas strobed from dozens of camera flashes. Capcom was visiting a meat processing plant with a trove of camera equipment.Iron-stomached photographers shot photo after photo of wild game meat a...
18:52, 05/18/2019

Economic View: Why a Tax the U.S. Hasn’t Embraced Has Found Favor in Much of the World Value-added taxes are popular in many countries, especially those that are less affluent. The great advantage is a built-in feature that deters tax evasion, an emerging body of research shows....
14:13, 05/18/2019

Bulgaria hires 1994 World Cup star Balakov as coach SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgaria’s soccer federation has hired 1994 World Cup star Krasimir Balakov as national team coach, looking to end a 16-year wait to play at a major tournament. Balakov replaced Petar Hubchev, his teammate on the World Cu...
17:52, 05/14/2019

Why some of the world's top cybersecurity hackers are paid millions to use their powers for good There is a shortfall of cybersecurity workers that could reach as high as 3.5 million unfilled roles by 2021. A start-up called Synack provides crowdsourced security and hires freelance hackers to help companies find vulnerabilities....
21:52, 05/18/2019

Sam Kerr to lead Australia squad at Women's World Cup Sam Kerr has been selected as captain of Australia's 23-player squad for the Women's World Cup which kicks off next month in France        ...
15:52, 05/14/2019

How Expectation and Reality Can Clash in the World of Star Wars Fandom I never quite understood how someone’s expectations of a movie could potentially ruin the reality of watching it until I heard the words: The Rise of Skywalker.Read more......
07:00, 05/15/2019

The Morning After: 'Minecraft Earth' remakes our world into a blocky AR sandbox Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend! Microsoft is hoping that its augmented reality Minecraft game will top Pokémon Go this summer, and did Lenovo really steal a fan-made video to promote a foldable RAZR? Check out s...
00:39, 05/19/2019

Forget the Galaxy Fold, the world’s first foldable laptop is so much cooler The foldable smartphones are already here, and by here we mean that we’ve seen a bunch of them in the past few months, although only a couple are ready to hit the market. In reality, the Galaxy Fold has been delayed indefinitely, as Samsung has...
14:52, 05/14/2019

Kacey Musgraves is a centaur in the trippy music video for “Oh, What A World” Country queen Kacey Musgraves is giving her fans a trippy music video they didn’t ask for, but they’re likely to be grateful for. If you’ve ever had the passing thought, “Hmm, I wonder what Kacey Musgraves would look like as a centaur,” this is great...
03:52, 05/10/2019

'Minecraft Earth' makes the world your augmented reality playground Microsoft wants you to see Minecraft everywhere you look: a virtual tree on your lawn, a life-sized castle sticking through your house and an elaborate cave system hidden beneath your local park. This is Minecraft Earth, a free-to-play version of one...
23:00, 05/17/2019

India’s Women Still Struggle for Representation in World’s Largest Democracy With just over 11 percent of Parliament held by women, and little chance for that to improve in these elections, many are asking what needs to change....
12:39, 05/15/2019

| US election | Venezuela aid: WATCH the top World news videos for today Trump mocks De Blasio's presidential candidacy | Chinese humanitarian aid arrives in Venezuela; here are the top World news videos for your Friday. WATCH THEM NOW....
07:52, 05/17/2019

‘World first’ driverless electric truck makes deliveries in Sweden Resembling the helmet of a Star Wars stormtrooper, a driverless electric truck began daily freight deliveries on a public road in Sweden on Wednesday in what has been described as a world first....
22:39, 05/15/2019

Exercise While Playing Video Games, At World's First Virtual Reality Gym Working out may get a whole lot easier, thanks to the world's first ever virtual reality gym. The Black Box VR gym, recently opened in San Francisco, invites people to play a virtual reality video......
08:13, 05/13/2019

Jos Buttler’s consistency and carnage alarms England’s World Cup rivals • Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur ‘not sure how you bowl at him’• Buttler hits 50-ball century in ODI win at Southampton“I’m not sure how you bowl at Jos Buttler,” said the well-travelled coach of Pakistan, Mickey Arthur, before adding: “You won’t stop ...
20:26, 05/12/2019

World Health Organization issues new tips for fighting dementia As our bodies age, we have to accept new limitations. We lose muscle, joints can become painful or need replacement, and our brains can experience similar declines. Dementia, a cognitive decline often associated with age, has been linked to certain g...
06:39, 05/16/2019

Mewis scores two as US start World Cup warm-ups with win over South Africa Samantha Mewis scores twice in USWNT’s 3-0 win Carli Lloyd’s late goal takes her to fourth on all-time listSamantha Mewis scored goals in both halves and the US women’s national team began their World Cup send-off series with a 3-0 victory over South...
01:13, 05/13/2019

World TV link-up and better radio-phones may be coming – archive, 16 May 1959 16 May 1959: Jodrell Bank Experimental Station bounces messages off moon to US in what is seen as a great step forward in world communicationsA great step forward in world communications – including television and radio-telephony – may result from th...
06:52, 05/16/2019

P&G unveils new $400 million R&D center, the company's largest in the world The new and improved Mason facility is 2 million square feet – twice the size of the Kenwood Towne Centre, a shopping mall in Cincinnati.        ...
01:26, 05/17/2019

World ‘not on track’ to achieve Paris Agreement objectives: UN chief U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Sunday that the political will to fight climate change seems to be fading at the same time as things are getting worse for those feeling the effects....
19:13, 05/12/2019

Thirty years on, the Tiananmen Square image that shocked the world Photographer Jeff Widener explains how a series of mishaps meant it was almost the picture that got awayA solitary figure in a white shirt and black trousers clutches a bag and stands in front of a column of halted tanks, a cluster of street lights f...
21:52, 05/11/2019

| Abortion | US Immigration: WATCH the top World news videos for today Alabama governor signs strict abortion ban into law | Trump to propose making immigration more merit-based; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
20:13, 05/16/2019

United States wins 3 finals to finish first at world relays YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — The United States won three finals on Sunday to finish first overall at the world relays. Aleia Hobbs crossed the finish line in 43.27 seconds as the U.S. edged Jamaica by just two hundredths of a second to win the women’...
16:39, 05/12/2019

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

World economy rebound thrown into doubt by escalating trade war Fears that companies will shelve investment, consumers will cut spending and stocks will slide have been revived after Donald Trump and Xi Jinping’s fragile trade truce was shattered with both sides slapping fresh tariffs on the other’s goods....
22:00, 05/15/2019

Patrick Kane sets US-scoring record at world championship KOSICE, Slovakia (AP) — Patrick Kane scored a goal and had two assists to become the United States’ all-time leading scorer at the world hockey championship in 6-3 win over Britain on Wednesday. The NHL star and two-time Olympian finished the g...
20:13, 05/15/2019

Hermeus announces plan to build the fastest aircraft in the world Enlarge / Hermeus concept for a Mach 5 aircraft. (credit: Hermeus) A new aerospace company has entered the race to provide supersonic commercial air travel. On Monday, a US-based company named Hermeus announced plans to develop an aircraft that wil...
18:26, 05/13/2019

Fed's Williams says policymakers need to better prepare for lower interest rate world Torturously slow recoveries from recessions and low inflation are here to stay unless policymakers can get a better grip on how to stabilize the global economy in an era of lower interest rates, a top Federal Reserve policymaker said on Tuesday....
12:00, 05/14/2019

World Cup warm-up: a family city break in football-mad Lyon With a month until the Women’s World Cup kicks off in France, a mum and daughter visit Lyon – host for semi-finals and the final – to watch Europe’s best teamAs my seven-year-old daughter, Ella, jumped up and down along with 26,000 Lyon fans, I could...
08:39, 05/10/2019

World's best hotel rooms, per Forbes Travel Guide The Forbes Travel Guide released its verified list for 2019’s World’s Best Hotel Rooms. The list showcases 41 properties spanning 17 countries.        ...
15:39, 05/15/2019

World-first brain surgery performed on endangered kākāpō parrot Surgical techniques used on humans deployed to help chick born with skull abnormality in New ZealandVets in New Zealand have performed world-first brain surgery on a critically endangered New Zealand bird, as efforts intensify to save the vulnerable ...
13:26, 05/10/2019

IMF's Lagarde says U.S.-China trade war could be risk for world economic outlook The trade war between the United States and China could be a risk to the world economic outlook if it is not resolved, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde told Reuters on Friday during a visit to Uzbekistan....
21:26, 05/17/2019

Japan coach Takakura goes with youth for women's World Cup Japan head coach Asako Takakura has named her World Cup squad, going with a youthful team as the country aims to regain its winning form        ...
15:26, 05/10/2019

Denmark is the least feminist nation in the world, global survey finds A study of more than 25,000 in 23 countries found that just one in six Danes consider themselves to be a feminist -- and a third of women in the Scandinavian country believe wolf-whistling is acceptable....
02:39, 05/11/2019

U.S. coach Ellis demands consistency from team ahead of World Cup United States coach Jill Ellis is pleased with her team's 3-0 win over South Africa in Sunday's Women's World Cup warm-up match but wants them to be more consistent over 90 minutes after questions were raised over their slow start....
23:13, 05/13/2019

Among the world’s 20 fastest growing retailers, Amazon just ranks at No. 4 Many retailers are struggling and quite a few are even closing up shop — but these 20 retailers are booming in-store and online.        ...
17:01, 05/15/2019