THE gambling industry is set to win a bit less money from the world's punters this year. Gross winnings (total take minus payouts, excluding expenses) are forecast to dip by 2.6% to $488 billion, according to H2 Gambling Capital, a British consultancy, partly because of China's corruption clampdown in Macau, where revenues have been tumbling. Show More Summary
Little People, Big World star Amy Roloff may still be busy licking her wounds following her divorce from husband of 27 years, Matt Roloff, but according to the reality… READ ON
Africa’s internet growth is faster than anywhere else, as worldwide international internet capacity has slowed, according to new research, which is good news for African internet users who will start to see not only increased speeds but hopefully cheaper prices as the network effect suggests. “African Internet bandwidth grew 41% between 2014 and [...]
The President has a sweet tooth. President Barack Obama is a known burger and beer lover, but it turns out the leader of the free world has quite the sweet tooth as well. According to the Associated Press, Obama is on a tour of Alaska and found himself in Anchorage yesterday. Show More Summary
Global tree cover loss is once again nearing an all-time high, according to new satellite data from Google and the University of Maryland, and tropical forests are disappearing fastest. “The world lost more than 18 million hectares (45...Show More Summary
Tropical countries saw an "alarming" surge of tree cover loss in 2014, according to a new report. The post The World Lost An Area Of Trees Twice The Size Of Portugal In 2014 appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Everything sucks, according to Bill Gross. In his latest investment outlook published on Wednesday, Gross outlines a world in which zero interest rates have suppressed real and potential investment returns in just about every asset class. Gross...Show More Summary
Amy Roloff of Little People, Big World shared her take on dating post-divorce from Matt Roloff and her response is really sad. According to SheKnows.com, Roloff told NBC News correspondent Andrea Canning that she doubts she will ever be in a serious relationship again. Show More Summary
Information and communications technologies could bring far-ranging levels of sustainable prosperity and opportunity to all corners of the world within the next 15 years, according to research published by the BT-backed Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) and Accenture. Show More Summary
There’s a mystery brewing in the Quiverfull world of the Duggar family. According to Suzanne Titkemeyer, “Calulu,” who runs the daily administration at the spiritual abuse recovering website, No Longer Quivering, the eldest son Josh Duggar seems to be missing from the rehab facility where he...
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class cabriolet made its world premiere last night ahead of a scheduled debut in the metal at the Frankfurt motor show in a few weeks. It is, according to Benz, the world’s most comfortable convertible. It’s the Stuttgart marque’s first open-topped luxury four-seater since 1971, and becomes the sixth member of the growing S-Class family behind […]
An urban gardener in Kelowna, British Columbia could be vegging out with a Guinness World Record soon. This summer, Daniel Tomelin, 54, found that one of the cucumbers he was growing was an overachiever by any stretch, according to CTV...Show More Summary
Last week, the world was introduced to what Deutsche Bank has branded "quantitative tightening" or, in layman’s terms, "reverse QE." In short, what began late last year with the death of the petrodollar and culminated last month with...Show More Summary
Eating plastic that's floating in the water is so common for seabirds that an estimated 90 percent of them have ingested some form of it, such as bags and bottle caps.That's according to a group of Australian scientists who analyzed previous scientific literature on 135 seabird species and ran computer models to provide new estimates. Show More Summary
The October 10 bout between Andy Lee and Billy Joe Saunders for the WBO World Middleweight Championship has been canceled due to an injury suffered by Saunders. According to Frank Warren of Queensberry Promotions on Twitter, Saunders...Show More Summary
In their new book, “Exceptional: Why the World Needs a Powerful America,” Dick and Liz Cheney say President Obama is what’s wrong with the world.
Over on Google+, Motorola’s David Schuster laid out a basic view of what’s going on in the world of Stagefright patch OTAs for the Moto E in the US. According to Schuster, Motorola began pushing out an Android 5.1 update that includes...Show More Summary
Source: Getty Spectre will be Daniel Craig's fourth turn as James Bond, and while he's not sure about signing on for a fifth, the world is speculating about who could take over the role. Anthony Horowitz, who wrote Trigger Mortis, the next upcoming book in the Bond series, knows who he doesn't want playing Bond: Idris Elba. Show More Summary
On December 21, 2012--the day, according to the Mayan calendar, that the world was supposed to end--I found out that sixty-one-year old Don Haidl, a self-made multi-millionaire and former assistant sheriff in Newport Beach, had died of "natural causes" earlier in the week. Show More Summary
As seen in the debut trailer that was released yesterday morning, the new film Concussion centers on a controversial issue within the world of professional football â?? following the true story of a doctor who fights the system on behalf of players who have been irreparably damaged by the game. Show More Summary