“A hellhole” is how Donald Trump describes the United States. I have lots of criticisms of my country, but according to Trump, the country is sliding into Third World status and is militarily and economically impotent. Is that true? No, says Washington Post columnist and CNN host Fareed Zakaria. Even though we live in a [...]Show More Summary
Ushering in a new era of auto racing, a virtually unknown rookie took home the win at the Indy 500 Sunday. According to the Indy Star, which is part of the USA Today network, Alexander Rossi – who is just 24 years old – is the first rookie to win the Indy 500 since Helio... Show More Summary
Your product launch is like sending your kid off to college: You’ve nurtured it, worked to consider every challenge it might face, and prepared it to meet the world. But not every product launch goes according to plan. The reality is that 95 percent of new products fail, and even world-renowned [...]
The PlayStation Vita version of Romancing SaGa 2 is coming west, according to series creator Akitoshi Kawazu, who recently tweeted Saturday "we're working [on it] now" and requested patience. Hello world! We've released Romancing SaGa 2 English version on iPhone/Android. For PSVita, we're working now. Show More Summary
An endangered Western Lowland gorilla had to be shot and killed after a four-year-old boy climbed into the Gorilla World enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo on Saturday afternoon, according to local NBC affiliate WLWT. The boy had climbed through a protective fence and fallen into the shallow water of the ... More »
The past 12 months have seen a 29 percent drop in European Union (EU) food exports to Russia. According to World Bank estimates, the food import ban Moscow imposed on the EU countries in response to anti-Russian sanctions may put 130,000 jobs in Europe on the line, Portuguese newspaper Publico wrote.
A crash at Saturday’s Pirelli World Challenge race at Lime Rock Park in Connecticut sent two drivers to the hospital, one of whom suffered a head injury, according to news reports. Read more...
The third-generation Soviet supersonic tactical fighter MiG-21 is one of the world’s most reliable military aircraft ever produced, according to military analyst Robert Farley.
Garbage, nutrients and tiny animals are pushed around, suspended in the world's oceans by waves invisible to the naked eye according to a new 3-D model developed by mathematicians at the University of Waterloo. David Deepwell, a graduate...Show More Summary
Channing Tatum, the American actor best known for his roles in the Jump Street series of films and Magic Mike, is no stranger to interviews. According to Independent, Channing Tatum made an appearance on the world’s first autistic and non-verbal talk show hosted by Carly Fleischmann. Show More Summary
Cannabis and calisthenics are two words that are rarely connected. Starting this fall, they will be with the help of former NFL running back Ricky Williams, according to 420games.org. Williams is co-founding a marijuana-friendly gym in San Francisco called Power Plant Fitness, in what the site claims “could be the first-ever ‘cannabis gym.’ ” The gym will […]
Mariah Carey appears to be seriously slamming Wendy Williams after the daytime talk show host claimed that Mariah was too “fragile” for reality TV ahead of the debut of her new docu-series, Mariah’s World, later this year. According to That Grape Juice, Mariah took to Instagram on May 26 to fire back at Williams over... Show More Summary
Morningside Translations has created an infographic called Endangered Languages which explores which languages are dying and which are on the path to extinction. According to the graphic, 80 percent of the world’s languages could vanish within the next century. We’ve got the entire graphic after the jump.
According to an open-letter to WHO Director-General, World Health Organization must urge the International Olympic Committee to relocate or postpone the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro due to the growing threat of the Zika virus.
The oldest elephant in Japan, dubbed the world’s "loneliest elephant" by animal welfare activists, died Thursday at the age of 69. Hanako the elephant lived at Tokyo’s Inokashira Park Zoo for 62 years, according to The Japan Times. Thailand...Show More Summary
43 percent of US residents approved he United States’ nuclear attack of Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War II, while 44 percent disapproved of the bombing, according to the poll.
The reed, an abundant plant in the riverbanks around the world, alters the ground arthropods communities and it reduces the body size of these invertebrates in the natural habitats it colonizes, according to a study.
Companies based in Brazil have the worst cyber security ratings of any major economy in the world, a new study has claimed. According to researchers, Brazilian companies are far more susceptible to malware infections, and nearly half...Show More Summary
A key paper about the threats of climate change to World Heritage sites intentionally left off any mention of the Great Barrier Reef after the Australian government raised an objection, according to a report from the Guardian. The reef,...Show More Summary
Inspiration drawn from titles as diverse as Doom and Hearthstone drive the developer, according to senior game designer Michael Chu Overwatch, the new team-based first-person shooter from World of Warcraft developer Blizzard, has been out for less than 48 hours, but it’s already fairly clear that the game is a hit. Show More Summary