Filmmaker Jacob T. Swinney has created a supercut video of the five films films that are nominated for Best Cinematography at the Oscars this year. He features scenes from Arrival, La La Land, Lion, Moonlight, and Silence. Related Laughing Squid PostsSupercut of the 10 Films in the Running for Best Visual Effects at the Oscars […]
Vjeran Tomic and two others given prison sentences and hefty fine for 2010 theft of five 20th-century masterpieces in Paris A burglar known as “Spider-Man” has been jailed in Paris for eight years after one of the most daring art heists in recent years. Show More Summary
A thief nicknamed "Spiderman", who stole five masterpieces from a top Paris museum, was sentenced to eight years in prison on Monday for one of the most daring art heists in recent years.
Cairo (AFP) – A court Monday upheld death sentences against 10 people over rioting at a Port Said football stadium five years ago that killed 74 fans and sparked more violence in Egypt. The February 2012 riot, the country’s deadliest...Show More Summary
Although it's had a rough past decade or so, things seem to be improving for the global recorded music market, with at least five different countries showing massive gains in streaming in the year 2016, according to a recent handful of data. ______________________________ Guest Post by Glenn Peoples, Music Insights...
A New Zealand judge on Monday upheld an earlier court ruling that flamboyant internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his colleagues can be extradited to the US to face criminal charges. The decision comes five years after US authorities shut down Dotcom's file-sharing website Megaupload and filed charges of...
South Sudan on Monday declared famine in some parts of the country, with more than three years of war leaving nearly five million hungry in what aid groups called a "man-made" tragedy. Isaiah Chol Aruai, chairman of South Sudan's National Bureau of Statistics, said some parts of the northern Greater Unity region "are classified in famine, or... Show More Summary
Hodson's on a five year cycling adventure hoping to raise thousands for charity.
Despite a calm start to European trading, with local equity bourses posting solid early gains, European political fears have returned this morning, leading to a blow out in French government bond yields, pushing the 10y yield now higher...Show More Summary
A Swedish think tank says that the global arms trade has steadily increased in volume the past five years, propelled by an almost doubling of arms imports in the Middle … Click to Continue »
When Kylie Sivell took the winter off after her freshman year at the University of British Columbia Okanagan, in Kelowna, she thought it would be a one-season thing. Five years, a couple of continents and a whole lot of steep powderShow More Summary
The decision comes five years after U.S. authorities shut down Dotcom’s file-sharing website Megaupload.
Less than five years ago Khorgos wasn't anything but 5,000 hectares of sand dunes and a dream. Now, this bi-national "New Silk Road" development area that is rising up on both sides of the China / Kazakhstan border has come alive.
Middle East almost doubles weapons imports, as US and Europe remain the main suppliers and China joins top-tier exporters The global transfer of major weapons systems rose over the past five years to the highest volume since the endShow More Summary
Worldwide arms trade has risen to its highest level since the Cold War in the last five years, driven by a demand from the Middle East and Asia, a study said Monday. Between 2012-2016, arms imports in terms of volume by countries inShow More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Preparations are under way to bring senior North Korean officials to the United States for talks with former U.S. officials, the first such meeting in more than five years, The Washington Post reported on Sund...
Londoners will receive £1,500 more per person in transport investment than those living in the rest of England over the next five years, according to a policy group for the north of England. A report by IPPR (Institute for Public Policy...Show More Summary
Kate Nash is calling out Snapchat after discovering that the service uses her song “Foundations” over one of its filters. Nash says she didn’t authorize Snapchat playing the song and, not having been on a record label for five years, is not receiving payment for the song’s use. Taking to ... More »
It has been five years…but it could have happened yesterday. It could happen again tomorrow. February 26 will be the fifth anniversary of the slaughter of Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old Florida resident who was slain by a member of the “neighborhood watch” who assumed he was a criminal. Martin’s death triggered a national conversation–one that... Read more »
Five Years Ago This week in 2012, mass anti-ACTA protests broke out across Europe as opposition to the bill continued to swell. Bulgaria joined the list of EU members halting ratification of the treaty and even the European Parliament's president spoke out against it. Show More Summary