Call of Duty is apparently returning to the familiar battleground of World War II in 2017, according to a leak. The move comes after a disappointing outcome for the science fiction version of the game, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, which pushed boundaries but didn’t sell as well as previous versions of the annual title. […]
Bloomberg Quint: "Investments in renewable power and energy efficiency will add about 0.8 percent to global gross domestic product by 2050, the International Renewable Energy Agency, or Irena, said Monday in a report produced for the German government... Show More Summary
Beyonce and Jay Z’s marriage is stronger than ever, and that’s mainly because of the fact that the couple will be welcoming twins into the world later this year. According to Celeb Dirty Laundry, Beyonce and her husband are excited to...Show More Summary
According to NPD Group, 2.7 million poster and foam boards were sold in the US in the week leading up to the post-Inauguration march. That’s 33 percent more poster board that was sold during the same time period in 2016!
No graduate nursing program in the Lone Star State is ranked higher than The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Nursing, according to the just-released 2018 edition of the influential Best Graduate Schools guide.
Following 2016's record-breaking heat (the year marked a new record as regards global average temperature), and 2017's already quite strange weather, we are now in "truly uncharted territory," according to a new report from the World...Show More Summary
The effects of climate change are only beginning to be seen and it’s difficult to predict exactly what the damage will look like, according to a new report this week from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). 2016 was the warmest year on record, surpassing a record set the year prior....
Nothing in this world is certain, except death and taxes... and $62,000 debt. According to December 2016 data provided to Credit.com by credit bureau Experian, 73% of consumers had outstanding debt when they were reported as dead. Those consumers carried an average total balance of $61,554, including mortgage debt. Show More Summary
The majority of the world's cars will remain gas/petrol-powered for at least the next two decades, according to a new analysis from Facts Global Energy FGE: Only 10% Of Cars To Be EVs By 2040 was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.
The State Department has ordered American embassies and consulates around the world to draw up criteria for "population sets" needing extra scrutiny before receiving visas to travel to the United States, according to a recent diplomatic cable. Continue reading ? The post State Department orders embassies to ramp up visa screening appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
File this one under interesting but unlikely, WindowsUnited.de reports that according to their sources, German OEM Trekstor is poised to make a comeback into the Windows phone world – and they’ll be partying like it’s 2015. The report alleges the former Windows phone OEM is pushing for mass production of a new Windows 10 Mobile […]
The Chicago Cubs winning the World Series was a big deal. Like, a really big deal, according to Fortune, which put the team’s president Theo Epstein on top of its “World’s Greatest Leaders” list on Thursday. The 43-year-old baseball mastermind beat out Chinese businessman Jack Ma, the executive chairman of the ever-growing Alibaba commerce empire, as […]
The world's greatest leaders aren't necessarily heading countries. Indeed, the greatest leader is US politics is an Army general, according to Fortune 's fourth annual list of the world's 50 greatest leaders. However, each individual on the list—43 of whom appear for the first time—"acknowledge reality and offer...
The Economist Intelligence Unit recently released a report on the most expensive cities in the world. Singapore, Hong Kong, and Zurich once again topped the list, according to the survey. New York was the sole American city to crackShow More Summary
Like paintings and sculptures, buildings can be beautiful works of art. We asked architects to tell us the one building that's a game-changer for building design, inspired them to become architects, or that they simply find stunning. Here are 25 of the most breathtaking buildings in the world, according to people who build them for a living. Show More Summary
America is a prosperous nation, but not a super happy one. That's been true for a while. But the policies of President Donald Trump and the Republican Party are making matters worse. That's according to the latest "World Happiness Report,"...Show More Summary
Deadpan comedian Brad Hall has long been considered a true great in the sneaker world (who else could tell us what the hardest to put on sneakers are?) — but it turns out he’s also something of a fashion guru. In his latest video, Hall proves his fashionista credentials by offering up some sure-fire tips to […]
The United Nations ranks countries according to personal satisfaction — yours may be adversely impacted if you are the type to be influenced by the UN. Each year the world authority-on-everything-but-master-of-none — The United Nations — issues an annual report measuring happiness on a national basis. Show More Summary
by Angela Guess A recent press release states, “Indeed, the world’s number one job site, debuted today the best jobs of 2017, and all but a few jobs are technical roles. Seven of the top ten jobs are software engineers and developers, with positions in management, healthcare and engineering rounding out the top 25 list. Show More Summary
It’s World Water Day. Time to wake up and take shorter showers. That is, if we’re fortunate enough to have them. Water scarcity and pollution are persistent global problems. According to End Water Poverty, some 663 million people around the world have absolutely no reliable access to clean, safe water year-round. Show More Summary