Wednesday had been quite extraordinarily humid in both London and Sussex, a bit like Singapore but without the ice-cold Tiger beers and excellent food. Wednesday night, the sky was rent with lightning and as much rain fell in six hours...
The US government should welcome Russia’s proposed data base detailing satellite orbits as a positive move in the spirit of the Open Skies Treaty, retired Department of Defense analyst Franklin "Chuck" Spinney told Sputnik.
Let it be known: The corpse farts. The corpse farts exuberantly, so much that it can propel a man across the ocean and into the sky. Its depths of noxious gas appear as infinite as our ability to laugh at them. From the moment SwissShow More Summary
Unfortunately, this deal is only available in the Great White North. But if you live in Canada, you can get your hands on the digital edition of Guy Gavriel Kay's Children of Earth and Sky for only 4.99$ here.Here's the blurb:The bestselling...Show More Summary
Unlike Americans, TV viewers in the UK were not able to see John Oliver’s Last Week Tonight edition from last Sunday, in which he blasted Brexit, until after they’d cast their Brexit votes on Thursday. Sky said it was compelled to delay...Show More Summary
A perfume that smells like a comet is a poetic-sounding idea. Who doesn’t love the image of a big dusty space snowball careening through the skies? Unfortunately, comets don’t smell as ethereally lovely as one would hope. ScientistsShow More Summary
Jamie Vardy rejected Arsenal for tactical reasons according to Sky Sports. The Gunners triggered Vardy’s 20m pound release clause some weeks ago, which led most to assume that Arsenal had landed their first signing of the summer. But it didn’t prove to be that simple. With the release clause triggered on the Friday, speculation was […]
A human on a bicycle is still the most energy efficient way for a man to travel, even more efficient than a salmon in the sea or a condor in the sky. But this efficiency can be brought to a stop by as little as a piece of glass on the road. Show More Summary
The exit polls at general elections, which are run for the BBC, ITV and Sky by Professor John Curtice of Strathclyde University, have built up a reputation for getting the result right over many election cycles. The polls work by asking people how they voted at sampling points across the country, and comparing that with […]
Media stocks fell this morning on London’s FTSE and across Europe in the aftermath of Britain’s vote to exit the European Union. “Shares in pan-Euro pay TV giant Sky were down almost 8% by noon UK time, while ITV was...
Hello Games mastermind Sean Murray gives a status update on the progress of the expansive space-exploration game.
Adam Crozier, chief executive officer of ITV plc – who sent an all-staff email today, to calm his troops after the Brexit vote (Photo: Denis Doyle/Bloomberg) There's a reason why neither of Britain's two biggest commercial television companies expressed a pre-referendum view on the merits of Brexit: both Sky and ITV [...]
My Delta Million Miler flight – The planning & start of the run to Japan My Delta Million Miler flight – TSA at Chicago O’Hare ORD Airport My Delta Million Miler flight – Delta 777 Delta One Business class review to Japan NRT NaritaShow More Summary
The scene in my living room at 2.40am this morning, as the results shows on BBC One, ITV and Sky News kicked into high gear From 10 o'clock last night (when polls closed) until just after 6 o'clock this morning (when the formal result came through), I tried to keep my [...]
Labour MPs Margaret Hodge and Ann Coffey have submitted a motion of no confidence in Jeremy Corbyn. "I think the referendum was a test of Jeremy Corbyn's leadership and I think he failed that test," Hodge told Sky News. Hodge added that,...Show More Summary
Russia has showed the Obama administration "who is boss in the Middle East," Washington Times columnist L. Todd Wood asserted. Similar comments reflect the true state of affairs in Syria, but they are also used to influence public opinion during the US election campaign, political analyst Ivan Konovalov asserted.
An unusual object spotted in the skies over Manchester, England, was filmed recently (well, fairly recently, as we’ll see in a moment), in footage that depicts a flying object described by some as resembling a “torpedo.” The object, which can be seen in the video below, appears to change...
West Ham United have reportedly made an offer for Olympique Marseille star Michy Batshuayi worth roughly £28 million, joining Juventus in the race to land the Belgian. Sky Sports News HQ confirmed the news, while L'Equipe (h/t Mohammed...Show More Summary
In March, Free and Clear released our first analysis of how much home you could buy based on the median rent in the 20 most expensive U.S. cities. The analysis sparked a lot of interest and touched upon important issues such as sky rocketing rents and housing affordability. Show More Summary
Converse has been tinkering around with the classic Chuck II shoe all year long, including the recent “Car Leather” pack. But none of the brand’s new iterations of the sneaker were as much of an event as the brand’s collaboration with legendary artist (and Highsnobiety cover star) Futura. And, like many things in life, one […]