Ang Lee has pulled out of Tyrant at FX, according to a Monday report from The Wrap. The Life of Pi helmsman came aboard the project in March, according to The Hollywood Reporter. It would have been his first foray into the world of television after capturing the Best Director Oscar twice for Brokeback Mountain [...]
Interesting. According to the White House Visitors Log, provided here in searchable form by U.S. News and World Report, the president of the anti-Tea Party National Treasury Employees Union, Colleen Kelley, visited the White House at 12:30pm that Wednesday noon...
Russia is among several countries around the world including Saudi Arabia, North Korea, Cuba, Iran, and China that imposed restrictions on freedom of religion last year, according to an annual report released Monday by the US State Department.
Anti-Islamic and anti-Semitic sentiments are growing in many countries around the world, according to a new US State Department report. Venezuela, Egypt, and Iran in particular are singled out for anti-Semitism—the report says the Egyptian media engages in Holocaust denial and glorification, while the Iranian government regularly denounces Judaism,...
The world is expanding, but unfortunately it’s not the global economy whose waistline needs to go up a size. The rate of worldwide obesity has been marching higher at an extraordinary rate for more than three decades now. According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, known as the OECD, fewer than one in [...]
The vast majority of Bangladesh's exports -- 80 percent -- come from its $18 billion garment industry. However, according to the World Bank, Bangladesh ranked last in wages for factory workers worldwide in 2010. What would this mean for western consumers who have benefited from Bangladesh's cheap labor?
The world is expanding, but unfortunately it's not the global economy whose waistline needs to go up a size. The rate of worldwide obesity has been marching higher at an extraordinary rate for more than three decades now. According to...Show More Summary
It was this time last year that the "world's most beautiful woman," as Aishwarya Rai has been dubbed, showed up to the Cannes Film Festival having not appropriately shed her baby weight -- according to Official Baby Weight Critics. This...Show More Summary
People get into it for the money, but they stay with it for love. Most people who share, do it because they want to make the world a better place, according to a new national survey commissioned by AirBnb. The sharing economy has anShow More Summary
The Ferris wheel record was broken over the weekend by a manager of Chicago’s Navy Pier, according to a report from ABC News. Clinton Shepherd rode for more than two days, setting a new record at 48 hours, eight minutes, and 25 seconds. If you’re wondering how he was able to use the bathroom, brush [...] Ferris Wheel World Record Broken In Chicago is a post from: The Inquisitr
Cisco has announced the results of a new global study which has found that half of the world's consumers would trust a car that that can operate without a human driver. Cisco's Customer Experience Report surveyed more than 1,500 consumers across 10 countries
Israel is the world’s largest exporter of unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) in terms of volume, variety of systems and countries exported to, according to a study released Monday.Drone exports have amounted to some $4.6 billion overShow More Summary
Southeast Asians are coming into the smartphone world in droves, increasingly picking up phones with big screens and loaded with Google's Android operating system, according to a recent report. In studying Southeast Asia, market research firm GfK reports that sales for smartphones grew 61% over the past 12 months ending in March. Show More Summary
Cotton (Gossypium spp), is, according to the USDA, the single most important textile fiber in the world, and accounts for some 40% of all the fibers produced. Karachi Cotton Vendor, 1987. Photo by Lars Rodvaldr... Read Full Post
Russia‘s Human Rights — The European Union has said it is increasingly worried about Russia’s human rights violations against activists and dissidents, according to Reuters. In a statement, the 27-country bloc cited Moscow‘s new lawShow More Summary
Use Twitter and your soul is damned, according to Abdul Latif Abdul Aziz al-Sheikh, the senior religious authority in Saudi Arabia. A Saudi who uses the popular microblogging service “has lost this world and his afterlife,” the prominent cleric said. His full title is Grand Mufti and General President for Scientific Researches and Fatwa, a [...]
The world population of Content Marketing Experts is exploding at an unsustainable pace -- 12 times the growth of the population as a whole, and nearly twice as fast as One Direction fan blogs, according to recent pretend census dat...
Virginia Republicans have chosen have conservative minister E.W. Jackson as the nominee for lieutenant governor — making him, according to the Associated Press, the first black candidate the party has nominated for statewide office since 1988. In the past, it appears Jackson has made some charged remarks about President Obama.
A new virus in the same family as SARS -- found for the first time in humans in recent months -- has infected 40 people, most of them in the Middle East.Half of those infected have died, according to the World Health Organization. Earlier...Show More Summary
To some, it always will be the Factory of Sadness. To the rest of the world, it no longer will be Cleveland Browns Stadium. According to FOX 8 in Cleveland, the signs at the stadium where the Browns play are being removed, to be replaced with the new, corporate-purchased title: FirstEnergy Stadium. The Browns have…