UFC women’s bantamweight champ Miesha Tate and her boyfriend, UFC bantamweight Bryan Caraway, had to struggle long and hard to get to the top of the MMA world. But Tate told MMAjunkie it was worth the sacrifices the couple made to follow their dreams.Filed under: (...)
The world's first amphibious centipede has just been confirmed. It swims, and unlike other centipedes who hunt on land, this one hunts in water. It has super long legs to help it swim and, like all centipedes, is carnivorous. It also...Show More Summary
amnhnyc: Happy Shark Week! There are over 400 known species of sharks in the world of all shapes and sizes. Get to know these three shark species a little better. Great white shark Carcharodon carcharias One of the world’s largest predatory fishes, great whites are at the top of the ocean food web. Show More Summary
Madagascar, one of the world's poorest nations, is led by president Hery Rajaonarimampianina, who infuriated his people by insisting that the economy was doing well and that naysayers couldn't "provide evidence that the country was getting poorer." (more…)
Every year, the Formula One Austrian Grand Prix seems to be Red Bull’s opportunity to remind the world that their eXtrEme garbage beverage of choice comes from the central European nation, and to celebrate that heritage. Really, though, look at these matching lederhosen race suits. That’s too much, you guys. Read more...
We need a European Union of blogging systems. My posts should be able to move between all the countries of the blogging world, including new ones like Facebook, Twitter and Medium, fluidly and quickly, with updates. I should be able to use any editor I want. Show More Summary
Each year at the Cannes Lions festival a group of creatives under the age of 30 from all around the world are invited to attend and participate in the Young Lions Competition. A winning entry in one of the seven categories gives creatives a pair of tickets to the festival and a chance to compete in a second round of the competition. Show More Summary
Pokemon Go has a killer concept: to bring the “catch ’em all” experience from the Pokemon games into the real world. In practice, the app — one of a handful that Nintendo has agreed to put out as part of a push on mobile devices — lives up to some of the hype, though with […]
Given how consumed the world has become with big data, artificial intelligence, and the Internet of Things, one would think employers would be laser-focused on hiring people with those skills. According to a new Dice hiring report, however, employers seem to want generalists, not specialists. Show More Summary
So this is what Brexit feels like. Last Friday’s news has cast a long shadow over London’s technology sector. The immediate sentiment of a community so vocally in support of Europe was one of shock and concern. In the past few days,Show More Summary
Shutting down Pikes Peak—one of the highest paved roads in the world, and a historic road-racing venue now celebrating its 100thanniversary—is next to impossible. Even causal conversation about shutting down the 12.42-mile long road up... via JustLuxe.com
There's only one CSX 2000, Carroll Shelby's first-ever Cobra. RM Sotheby's is set to offer the very first Shelby Cobra ever built, and easily one of the most valuable, for the first time to the public when it hits the auction block later this summer in Monterey, California. That very first Cobra was created in 1962, when Carroll himself decided to...
Thousands in France today are commemorating the 100th anniversary of the start of the Battle of the Somme, a five-month siege during World War I that left more than 1 million men killed or wounded, reports the BBC. One of those who served was a 24-year-old Brit named JRR Tolkien,...
Dairy is not part of the mainstream Chinese diet, but one cheese seller’s prospects may improve as fast food, especially pizza, catches on.
Canada is one of the top energy producers in the world and provides us with a lot of our entertainment. The country is simply huge, with a sprawling wilderness landscape. See how truly expansive Canada is with these maps. Produced by Justin Gmoser Follow BI Video: On Twitter Join the conversation about this story »
The Associated Press reports that the Navy is blaming the ten sailors for their capture by Iranian forces in the Persian Gulf; They also showed a remarkable lack of curiosity about potential dangers in one of the world’s more dangerous waterways, according to an in-depth Navy investigation. In deviating from their planned Persian Gulf route […]
Selfridge’s is opening the venue in its Oxford Street store in London. The first production will be Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, performed by theatre company The Faction, which will allow shoppers to watch rehearsals (something which the store’s management compares to passersby looking in the display windows).
One easy-to-remember number for emergencies: revolutionary. (Photo: Jason Rogers/CC BY 2.0) Eighty years ago, Londoners who encountered an emergency situation had to track down a telephone, dial 0, and ask the operator to connect to the local police station forthwith. Show More Summary
Context and commentary: Volkswagen is one of those interesting cases you find in an industry entering disruption. Last year, it briefly rose to the top of the auto world, becoming the largest global automaker. It only held the trophy for a few moments, though, because it got busted for massive cheating. Show More Summary
It’s hard to believe but we’ve never formally reviewed good old “White Label,” the bottom shelf of Jim Beam but, to be sure, one of the great values in the world of Kentucky whiskeymaking. Beam recently revamped its bottle and… Continue reading ?