The bodies and ashes of 20 Malaysians killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine last month arrived home today on the first day of national mourning in the country's history. It was the first repatriation of victims from the flight to the country, which is still...
Yesterday, Shazam made history. The app that made your music search, and your life, so much easier has hit 100M monthly active users and shows no sign of stopping. In fact, Shazamers shazam 20M times a day. So if these mind-blowing numbers...Show More Summary
- Top-ranked Rory McIlroy tries to become only the fifth player in PGA history to win four in a row when the US tour playoffs begin Thursday with The Barclays. The 25-year-old from Northern Ireland won last month's Open Championship and followed with his first World Golf Championship, before claiming the PGA Championship. Show More Summary
When, six months ago, we first brought the market's attention to Chaori Solar - China's first corporate bond default in history - there were 2 narrative sin play: 1) it's all good, government knows the contagion risk and will bail them...Show More Summary
Former Senator James Jeffords, who represented Vermont in Washington for 32 years, died Monday at the age of 80. He made history when, five months after George W. Bush was inaugurated with a deadlocked Senate in 2001, he left the GOP to become an independent and caucus with the Democrats, thereby handing Dems control of the upper chamber. Show More Summary
History has shown us that NYPD officers don't love being filmed. Despite this, it's legal, and the habit of arresting camera-wielding New Yorkers cost the force a $125,000 settlement this month. [ more › ]
One month away from Scotland’s Moment of Truth, it is worth reflecting how eerie the symmetries and coincidences of history can sometimes be. Followers of Irish and Scottish affairs know this to be a bumper year for anniversaries in both countries. A millennium ago the celebrated Battle of Clontarf was fought just north of Dublin – a crucial more...
Prominent Scottish historian Tom Devine backed independence on Sunday in a boost to the Yes campaign a month from the referendum. The academic, considered a leading authority on modern Scottish history, told an interview with the Observer newspaper that he had originally planned to vote No. Show More Summary
What other way to show your ultimate love for typefaces other than celebrating the history of how … Read more posts by Patrick Jude Ilagan
Let's not forget former gymnast Kacy Catanzaro's impressive performance last month on the reality show America Ninja Warrior, where she made history by becoming the first woman to complete the arduous qualifier obstacle course. Next up: Kacy competes in the US finals in episodes that start to air on Monday, Aug. Show More Summary
Later this month, Cathay Pacific's 747 will fly from San Francisco to Hong Kong for the very last time. It's a story we're hearing from nearly every airline still flying the most recognizable passenger jet in aviation history -- rising fuel costs are...
Sony says the PlayStation 4 is the fastest selling PlayStation in history, as July retail game sales turn up another net-positive month.
Looking for a place to stay and also a piece of tech history? Look no further than this Craigslist posting for a room in the original Facebook Palo Alto mansion. For $1,400 per month, you can stay in the three-story, eight-bedroom building the Facebook founders first moved to in California. Show More Summary
The team lost its U.S. patent on the name two months ago but it's still clings to its history.
A new calendar presents 12 typefaces and their histories for 365 days of design nerdery. If you're a typography freak, a new wall calendar from Workman Publishing, will indulge your nerdery 365 days a year. The calendar presents a different typeface each month, detailing its history, usage, foundries, and designers. Show More Summary
Last month, a mix of scientists, videographers and surgeons made history, capturing an entire surgery in first-person 3D and then turning it into an Oculus Rift experience. The next step, according to the MOVEO Foundation, which funded...Show More Summary
Remember the First Kiss video that featured strangers smooching and went viral and was all kinds of weird and creepy? This is the exact opposite of that. In Indiana earlier this month, Helping Paws and Ball State University teamed up...Show More Summary
Just a month short of her 41st birthday, Britainâ s Jo Pavey ran her way into the record books on the opening night of the European Athletics Championships by becoming the oldest ever female gold winner in the history of the continental event. Show More Summary
Diablo III has had a tumultuous history to say the least. Always-online DRM, the Real-Money Auction House, and loot problems plagued the original release -- all issues that took months to address. It's a hot-button issue even now, with...Show More Summary
Ars Analysis: Nintendo has a month to set a release date before 2015 delay looks likely.