Enthusiasts around the world were excited when the small, rear-wheel drive Nissan IDx concepts made their debut at the 2013 Tokyo motor show, but its chances of entering production seem to be pretty much dead. Pierre Loing, Nissan North America’s vice president in charge of product planning, spoke at length about the car’s prospects to [...]
If Taylor Swift calls the world history teacher at Skyview High School in Billings, Montana, students will not have to take a final examination, according to ABC Eyewitness News. Colter Pierce told his student he would cancel the final exam for them if Taylor Swift called him. Show More Summary
According to McKinsey, China’s debt-to-GDP ratio rose to as high as 282% last year. By some accounts, that level that could be a precursor to a financial and banking crisis in an economy that the world has been looking to as an important source of global growth. Yet the debt ratio [...]
As this is being typed, the current world population is 7,260,873,955, according to the real time Worldometer. By the time this article is edited and published (assuming four to five days from now), the population will have approximately...Show More Summary
Australia could develop the world’s most technologically advanced LNG industry, according to a report by Accenture. But if industry is to reach its potential
Chelsea will allow Petr Cech to depart for Arsenal —if they can receive Theo Walcott or Alex Oxlade -Chamberlain in return. According to The Sun, via Joe Short of the Express, an unnamed source from Chelsea said: " Arsene Wenger wants a top 'keeper from us, Cech. Show More Summary
In 2017 there will be a new worlds largest hotel, located in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. According to CNN the Abraj Kudai will be the world’s largest by room count. It will have close to 40% more rooms than the current top dog, the MGM Grand located in Las Vegas. I found it kind of funny […] The post World’s Largest Hotel Will Have 10,000 Rooms appeared first on Michael W Travels....
Paris Saint-Germain have become the highest paid team in sport with an average weekly wage of more than £100,000-a-week, according to a new survey by Sporting Intelligence and ESPN. The French club have just won their third consecutive...Show More Summary
According to famed hedge fund investor George Soros, World War 3 could occur between the United States and both Russia and China based upon certain economic conditions that are setting themselves up. In a related report by the Inquisitr,...Show More Summary
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When it comes to attendance at a sporting event no sports league has a larger average crowd than the National Football League and it is not even close, according to data provided by Sporting Intelligence. In 2014, the average NFL game drew 68,776 fans, more than 25,000 fans per game more than the next-highest league (the German Bundesliga, 43,500). Show More Summary
Cersei Lannister steamrolled over pretty much all of her competition in "Game of Thrones" Season 5. But according to Lena Headey, her character's time at the top of this world isn't going to last forever.In the sixth episode of Season...Show More Summary
A short animation by The Atlantic looks at the history of weapons from the simplest ax to drones and beyond. According to The Atlantic, much of the data included comes from A History of the World in 100 Weapons by author Chris McNab. From the axe, which originated in 1,000,000 B.C., to today’s killer drones, […]
Get ready to run from crazed zombies with Brad Pitt again. Paramount has announced that the sequel to its 2013 thriller “World War Z” will be released June 9, 2017, according to Variety's Dave McNary. Pitt will again star and produce the film. Show More Summary
Last year, the Qatari government promised to, uh, get better about using forced labor to build the stadiums and infrastructure it needs to host the World Cup in 2020. But according to a new report from Amnesty International, nothing has changed. Read more...
Exciting news for Brad Pitt fans – his upcoming movie World War Z 2 has been given a release date by Paramount Pictures, according to Variety. The film is set to be released on June 9, 2017 and it will be going up against another big sequel that day, Fantastic Four 2. PHOTOS: Check out [...]
He was the dead fish of Survivor: Worlds Apart, according to fellow castaway Shirin Oskooi. But when we talked one-on-one with Will Sims II at the Survivor: Worlds Apart finale red carpet, he revealed what animal Shirin should be compared to. He also explained why he does’t believe Shirin deserves a spot on Survivor: Second […]
The city contains the ruins of what, according to UNESCO, “was one of the most important cultural centers of the ancient world” — an important Silk Road hub where East met West more 2,000 years ago. A World Heritage Site, Palmyra is heralded by experts as having some of the finest Roman-era ruins in existence.
The world's richest sports stars compete on the soccer field. According to Sportingintelligence’s Global Sports Salaries Survey, eight of the world's twelve highest-paid sports teams are soccer clubs with Paris Saint-German grabbing first position. Players at the French Ligue One outfit earn an average of $174,692 every week, adding up [...]
Falling oil prices should help quicken Ethiopia’s growth in 2015-2016, according to a World Bank economist. ||| Addis Ababa - Ethiopia's economy is expected to grow by 9.5 percent this fiscal year ending June before accelerating to 10.5...Show More Summary