In this week's reading guide, Kohler analyses the threat to the banks, Pickering looks at our cost of living pressures and Bartholomeusz sees clear skies for Virgin.
Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! No! It's an arcade cabinet! (How is it floating in the air like that?) For this week's edition of Shack's Arcade Corner, Greg Burke checks out one of the few Superman games that was actually worthwhile. Show More Summary
It sure feels like summer out there. Upper 90s this week? What're you up to, Pacific Northwest? There's no way I'm staying inside all day; plenty of time for that when the skies turn gray again. The PlayStation Store summer sale can help keep me busy until cooler temperatures arrive this evening. Show More Summary
The Full Moon is Friday July 31. This is a Blue Moon. Venus is brilliant low in the twilight evening sky with bright Jupiter below it. Comet C/2014 Q1 PanSTARRS is visible in binoculars above Venus. Mercury Joins Venus and Jupiter late in the week. Show More Summary
Diane Keaton is set to star opposite Jude Law in Paolo Sorrentino-directed series The Young Pope, a joint production of HBO, Sky and Canal +. Filming begins this week on the eight-episode series, which tells the story of the beginning of the Pontificate of Pius XIII (Law), born Lenny Belardo. Show More Summary
This week several Hollywood studios and pay TV giant Sky found themselves on the wrong end of an EU antitrust investigation for blocking cross-border access to TV shows and movies. Yet twenty years ago Sky was doing the same thing, a stubbornness that sparked a huge wave of piracy right across Europe. Show More Summary
"... such a sky, I imagined, could be seen only on high, dry plateaus like that of Atacama in Chile (where some of the world’s most powerful telescopes are). It was this celestial splendor that suddenly made me realize how little time, how little life, I had left. Show More Summary
LONDON — Comedy magicians Richard Young and and Sam Strange, aka Young & Strange, had more than a trick up their sleeve for a prank involving a Sky News presenter this week. See also: iPad magician strikes again, this time using theShow More Summary
Did you know Hot Toys makes Iron Man figures? This week, the company announced its 51st Iron Man collectible. Just for a frame of reference, there have only been around 310 Movie Masterpiece figures (its most recognized series). Forty-nine...Show More Summary
“I n every major conflict in which the U.S. has been involved in the past 25 years, this has been the first weapon to rain down out of the sky onto primary targets.” Several weeks ago, I attended a behind-closed-doors display of some...Show More Summary
The First Quarter Moon is Friday July 24. Venus is brilliant in the twilight evening sky with bright Jupiter below it. Comet C/2014 Q1 PanSTARRS is visible in binoculars near them. Saturn is in the head of the Scorpion and is easily visible in the evening. Show More Summary
Chicago takes on Boston and Seattle heads to Washington as the race for the top of the table tightens, while Western NY meets Sky Blue FC for the first time this season. Everyone's played at least ten games, which means we're now officially halfway through the season. Show More Summary
China's aviation authority this week confirmed that a metal plate found crashed into a Shanghai factory is a compartment door from an aircraft. [ more › ]
The New Moon is Thursday July 16. Venus is brilliant in the twilight evening sky with bright Jupiter below it. On the 18th and 19th the crescent Moon is close to the pair. On the 19th a daytime occultation of Venus is seen in north-eastern Australia. Show More Summary
Things are about to get even more interesting as the fifth season of the hit science-fiction TV drama series from TNT, "Falling Skies," forwards this week with an episode which will see Tom (Noah Wyle) making a tough decision. All the while, his son Hal (Drew Roy) opted to disobey his words to save an important person.
A baby shark fell out of the sky in Virginia this week because, I'm assuming, the marketing for Sharknado 3 is really trying to up the ante.
This week is the best time of year to spot Pluto in the night sky with your telescope. That's because On Monday, July 6, Pluto reached opposition, meaning it appears opposite the sun in our sky. So, just as the sun sets in the west, Pluto rises in the east. Show More Summary
The New Moon is Thursday July 16. Venus is brilliant in the twilight evening sky with bright Jupiter below it. The pair separate over the week. Saturn is in the head of the Scorpion and is easily visible in the evening. Mercury is lost to view. Show More Summary
Forget structure. This week's "Last Week Tonight" tackled conspiracy theories, bagels, Al Roker, orgies and more! John Oliver was off for the weekend of Fourth of July, or the “annual American tradition of reminding the sky who runs shit,” as the “Last Week Tonight” host more aptly called it. Show More Summary
Jaguar has extended its ongoing sponsorship of the Team Sky cycling outfit with the unveiling this week of its new 2016 F-Pace SUV in team Livery. Today’s news comes ahead of this weekend’s cycling Tour de France, where the F-Pace will operate – in ‘prototype’ form – as Team Sky’s support vehicle. Jaguar has previously used […]