Researchers have discovered a new species of jumping spider from 'Western Ghats' in southern India, one of the biodiversity hotspots of the world. The spider, which has been named as Stenaelurillus albus, is remarkable for the presence of mating plugs or copulatory plugs, which are supposed to function as paternity protection devices.
If all goes as planned for European soccer officials, the continent will field at least 15 teams in the 2018 World Cup. That includes host country Russia, which is granted an automatic place in what has traditionally been a 32-team tournament, as well as a more controversial proposition — that UEFA deserves to enter at least one […]
Zayn Malik quit One Direction and the BBC sacked Jeremy Clarkson from hit TV show Top Gear. Wednesday March 25, proved to be quite a day in the world of celebrity culture. The BBC broke the news that it would not renew Clarkson’s contract...Show More Summary
If there is one thing I can tell you of usefulness in your life as a woman on this planet: You need to get yourself some older lady friends. You need to sit with them, and you need to let them tell you about the world. And you need to take it all in, and you need to be very, very grateful for it. Read more...
If you’ve always fancied the idea of printing off your own products at home, you’ll be happy to hear that XYZprinting, creators of the world’s first home 3D printers, are launching three new models in the UK – and one of them’s just £299. Show More Summary
It's been three weeks since the world learned that Chris Brown is a father, and we still know very little about Breezy's daughter, Royalty, or his baby mama, Nia Guzman. Fans were surprised by the announcement, but no one was more shocked...Show More Summary
It's been less than 24 hours since Zayn Malik officially left One Direction, and the world has yet to recover. But according to Spotify, fans have found one way to get through this difficult time: listen to more One Direction. According...Show More Summary
Zayn Malik’s departure from One Direction was announced the only way it could be in 2015, via an official statement on the group’s Facebook page. (I suppose a series of Snapchats would also have been appropriate.) The crucial sentence and obvious pullquote is this: “I am leaving because I want to be a normal 22-year-old […]
For "graphers" like Brian Flam, it's not about the signature itself: it's all about the chase and the satisfaction of checking off one more box.
This is INSANE! Fan girls DO run this world! Everything hasn't really been the same since we all found out Zayn Malik left One Direction on Wednesday morning. [ Related: The Boys Of 1D Speak Out On Zayn's Departure ] Directioners have been crying in classrooms; the band's Spotify is racking up a TON of plays; #AlwaysInOurHeartsZaynMalik has been [...]
Oil prices are surging after Saudi Arabia began a military operation against Iranian-supported Houthi rebels in neighboring Yemen: Yemen isn't a world-shaking oil producer, churning out a mere 133,000 barrels a day in 2013. Prices may...Show More Summary
The hits keep coming for One Direction fans. First Zayn Malik quits the band and now it's looking like Harry Styles, that Elven prince with magic tears of crystal, might be looking for an out, too. Read more...
Even one of the best cars in the world needs a service now and then. XCAR took a peek inside at what might be the greatest car on the road right now.
Kevin Hart and Will Ferrell have all the answers. Well, at least one answer. The two comedians stopped by The Late Late Show with James Corden to promote their new movie, Get Hard. During the show, the duo played the game Mind Link,Show More Summary
Moto Guzzi presents its 2015 California 1400 Touring model as one of its ambassadors to the motorcycle world. This is not a statement to be taken lightly given the long-standing history — since 1921 — and unmistakable passion of the designers at the factory in Como, Italy. Show More Summary
Stonehenge is one of the most recognized monuments in the world. We thought it would be fun to delve into the history of the place and focus on 10 interest facts and figures that people may not have known about Stonehenge. Date Built?...Show More Summary
ON MARCH 28th Nigerians go to the polls in the most important contest that Africa's most populous nation, and biggest economy, has held since its return to civilian rule in 1999. Nigeria has been one of the world's fastest-growing economies over the past 15 years. Show More Summary
image via (cc) flickr user zoologist After Indiana lawmakers approved legislation which critics say can be used to by business owners to discriminate against LGBT customers, one of that state’s largest moneymaking events is threatening...Show More Summary
During pre-season testing for the 2015 Formula One World Championship at the Circuit de Catalunya in Spain last month, double world champion Fernando Alonso unexpectedly left the track, causing the right-hand side of his McLaren to strike a cement wall. Despite traveling at a relatively low speed—for an F1 car—and the crash being...
It was 20 years ago that Canadian industrial legends Front Line Assembly unleashed one of the most lauded and respected albums in the genre: Hard Wired. It was an album that revolutionized and upended the electronic world, redefining and rewriting the rules. And now, after two decades, the album will be remastered and rereleased with […]