In the week since China shocked the world by devaluing the yuan by the most on record, emerging markets - already beset by falling commodity prices, sluggish Chinese growth, a looming Fed rate hike, and a number of idiosyncratic risk factors both economic and political - descended into chaos. Show More Summary
BY Kyunghee Park (Bloomberg) — Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. said 13 executives and advisers have offered to resign as the world’s second-largest shipbuilder restructures after posting its biggest quarterly loss. The resignations won’t impact the company’s seven-member board, the company said in an e-mailed statement. Show More Summary
Guide an ever-growing flock of birds through a peaceful and surreal world. Gathering Sky has an amazing score recorded by Dren McDonald live at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Available for iOS, Android, Windows and Mac.
Yep another one. Another Spelunky world record bites the dust But technically this is the big daddy. More »
Sierra Leone has not recorded a new case of Ebola in the last week, a first since the outbreak reached the country in March last year, the World Health Organization said Monday. “This is very good news but we have to keep doing this intensive working with communities to identify potential new...
In the summer of 2012, Olga Kotelko, a 93-year-old Canadian track-and-field athlete with more than 30 world records in her age group, submitted to an in-depth analysis of her brain. The resulting study offers a surprising first glimpse of the potential effects of exercise on the brains and cognitive abilities of the 'oldest old.'
Earlier this month, Spencer Seabrooke broke the world record for the longest free solo slackline ever. He walked 209 feet, 1000 feet above a canyon in Canada. He slipped off the rope twice and had to catch himself. The soles of my feet start to hurt when I watch videos of people doing crazy high-elevation stunts. Does that happen to anyone else?
2015 is on track to be the hottest year in recorded history, and this December hundreds of world governments will meet in Paris to try to strike a global climate agreement. It will be the biggest gathering of its kind since 2009, and it's potentially a big deal for our global movement. Show More Summary
Talib Kweli is no stranger to the politics of the world. Kweli, who made his presence known last year in Ferguson, not only uses his music as a vessel to speak out against systemic racism, but during any point of the day, you can find him schooling people on Twitter.
The World Cup champion USA National Women’s Soccer Team opened its 10-game “Victory Tour” Sunday afternoon at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, easily cruising past Costa Rica, winning the international “friendly” match by a lopsided 8-0 score. Show More Summary
Diesel has had a hard time catching on in the world. It’s not that it isn’t fantastically efficient, or doesn’t offer stellar performance potential. Ask Gale Banks or Wayne Gerdes (both world record holders in top speed and fuel economy) about diesel’s performance potential. Show More Summary
Christen Press recorded a hat trick and Meghan Klingenberg scored in her hometown return Sunday as the U.S. women’s national soccer team routed Costa Rica, 8-0, in its first appearance since winning the World Cup in Vancouver last month. The friendly drew 44,028 to Pittsburgh’s Heinz Field, the largest turnout for a stand-alone match in […]
Above: The actual Rosie the Riveter image, which did not seek to fight unions I know I will never win this fight, but if we are going to try and set world records in women dressing up as “Rosie the Riveter” can it a) at least be the real one and b) not copy what […]
(Out 4th September on Cordova Bay Records) View “Cuts Me To The Bone” promo here For over two decades David Gogo has been recording and performing all over the world, bringing his magnetic and accessible groove-fueled blend of blues and rock to audiences of all ages. The British Columbia based guitarist and vocalist’s name has become […]
Notorious ninja man Spencer Seabrooke has reportedly broken the world record for longest solo slack lining walk. On August 2nd, Seabrooke crossed a 210-foot gap between two cliffs in British Columbia nearly a thousand feet above the ground — with no safety aids whatsoever. Read more...
The world No. 1 suffered a rare defeat at the Rogers Cup in Toronto. TORONTO -- Serena Williams suffered only her second loss of 2015 Saturday evening, as Switzerland teenager Belinda Bencic recorded the biggest win of her career in a 3-6, 7-5, 6-4 upset at the Rogers Cup semifinals. Show More Summary
A 26-year-old cat in Oregon has been named the oldest living cat by Guinness World Records.
A hospital in the KC Area had a record number of births in July, which is nine months since the Royals dazzled in the postseason.
Spencer Seabrooke set a new world record for longest free solo slackline in the mountains of Sqaumish, British Columbia.
Watch the flags stop! Gebre Selassie met een perfecte own goal... pic.twitter.com/X7Ruh4rgfK — Play Sports (@playsports) August 15, 2015 Meet Werder Bremen defender Theodor Gebre Selassie. He scored this truly world class own goal to gift Schalke 04 a lead in his team's Bundesliga opener. Show More Summary