With Independence Day: Resurgence opening in just over a month, the sequel to the 1996 sci-fi epic has unveiled a five-minute look at the upcoming blockbuster. More sizzle reel than sneak preview, this extended look combines most of the scenes featured in the first two action-packed trailers for the film plus...
The New York Red Bulls and New York City FC are set to renew hostilities for the fourth time in the history of their young rivalry on Saturday at Yankee Stadium. Just over a month ago, the match between the teams separated by the Hudson...Show More Summary
Four lucky competition winners are set to be the first people in history to use the Eiffel Tower as a vacation home next month, the AP reports. Rental company HomeAway is taking over part of the first floor of the iconic 984-foot-tall landmark for the duration of the UEFA Euro...
Apple has a strong history of taking ideas from third-party and adding them into later releases of iOS and OS X -- just ask F.lux, which had its iOS app banned, months before Apple aped the feature and released Night Shift. According...Show More Summary
Star Wars: Episode VIII is still 18 months away and Disney will do everything in its power to keep the plot a secret. It certainly managed to prevent fans from finding out what Star Wars: The Force Awakens was all about, and it’ll probably do the same with the next episode in the saga. Show More Summary
April was the hottest April in recorded history. March was the hottest March. Ditto for February – and each of the nine preceding months. This has been happening for a year now – 12 straight months of record-high temperatures. That had never happened before.And these records aren’t just getting broken. ... More »
The Earth's eight most unusually warm months on record have occurred in the last eight months.
You've seen the headlines. At least once a month, there's news of a medical breakthrough that promises to extend the lives of terminally ill cancer patients, reduce suffering for people with
Last month, the CW turned heads with an announcement that they were resurrecting MADtv, the saucy sketch comedy series that ran on Fox for an astonishing 14 seasons before it was canceled, in 2009. “It has brand awareness,” CW president Mark Pedowitz explained to Vulture shortly after the news broke. ... More »
For over two months now, the millions of fans of the most popular History Channel television show want to know the status of their favorite reality star. Will Chumlee return to Pawn Stars? Since his March 9 arrest, there have been rumors circulating around Chum’s status on the show and conflicting reports that he was... Show More Summary
The Canberra Liberals have renewed their vow to stop light rail, describing yesterday’s announcement that contracts have been signed and work will begin on the project next month as “the most arrogant act in the ACT’s history”. They have also called on the Government to publish the full contract and any sub-contracts in full. “For [...]
As the world continues to experience extreme heat, new data from NASA reveals that 2016 will be the hottest year yet in history as April has slammed previous records of the hottest month.
Competitive online munch-'em-up Slither.io may be flavour of the month on the App Store right now, but it's only the latest in a long history of snakes in mobile gaming. The first, and still very much the best, is the monochrome beauty we all wrangled in a time before apps - the titular Snake, from Nokia's imaginatively-titled Snake. [Read more]
``Net sales were led by hedge funds, a reversal from institutional client-led selling in the prior nine weeks. As we speculated last month, we wonder how much of this is forced selling as a result of inbound and rising redemption requests. Show More Summary
NASA announced some grim climate news over the weekend. April was the warmest month ever recorded, with soaring temperatures that smashed the previous monthly record by the largest margin in known history. NASA April temperature is out. Show More Summary
Microsoft says that "April 2016 was the best month in history for global engagement on Xbox One" but didn't offer any details on what exactly that meant. ...
On 21 Nov 1765, the Halifax Gazette ran an item suggesting that the people of Nova Scotia opposed the Stamp Act, which had taken effect that month. According to Isaiah Thomas’s History of Printing in America (1810):This paragraph gave...Show More Summary
Nina Baroness von Maltzahn, who steps down at the end of the month as the Curtis Institute of Music’s board chair, has made a grand parting gesture. … On an adjusted-for-inflation basis, [her] donation is the largest single gift Curtis has received since Mary Louise Curtis Bok established the school as tuition-free in 1928.”
Hugh White Security, And it could have changed the course of history. 2016 is a big year for centenaries, because 1916 was the pivotal year in the First World War. One hundred years ago in February German forces attacked the FrenchShow More Summary
The NYPD is cracking down on the city's gangs, and in the past few months cops have made more than 200 gang-related arrests. That includes April's Bronx takedown — the largest in the city's history — where about 100 people were charged. NYPD officials said they're keeping the pressure on ... More »