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China Monthly Box Office Tops U.S. for First Time Ever

The Lunar New Year holiday led to the country's biggest-ever box-office month with $650 million, making it the top film market in the world for February, according to research firm Entgroup. read more

Even Other ISIS Fanatics Thought Mohammed ‘Jihadi John’ Emwazi Was A Weirdo, Ex-Fighter Recalls

Mohammed Emwazi, the disaffected ex-Londoner known to the world as the brutal ISIS murderer “Jihadi John,” was such a strange and unfriendly person that even other ISIS fanatics in Syria thought he was a weirdo, according to a former...Show More Summary

Apple Would Like You To Know People Think The iPhone’s Camera Is Awesome

17 hours agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Apple has never led market share in worldwide phone sales. Ever. And yet, the iPhone has held the (according to flickr) title of world’s most popular camera for years. Today, Apple is capitalizing on that by launching a new ad campaign dedicated to images shot by iPhone users. Show More Summary

Live from Samsung's Galaxy Unpacked event at MWC!

19 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

The moment we heard that Samsung was throwing a "Galaxy Unpacked" event at Mobile World Congress, we knew it had to be launching the Galaxy S6. And, according to the many leaks that are already circulating on the internet, we're probably right. Still...

Air Force Expanding Smoking Restrictions

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan -- Stepping outside for a quick smoke is taking on new meaning at Air Force bases around the world. According to Air Force regulations to take effect next year, those jonesi......

Jihadi John Described As High School Misfit With Bad Breath Who Froze Up Around Girls: Report

Jihadi John, the world’s most wanted terrorist, was anything but terrifying in high school, according to a new report in Britain’s Daily Mirror newspaper. In fact, Mohammed Emwazi — revealed this week as the true identity of Jihadi John...Show More Summary

Tinder Plus Will Launch On Monday

Tinder Plus, the dating app’s first step into the wonderful world of freemium monetization, will launch on Monday for $9.99, according to sources familiar with the matter. Tinder Plus includes at least one highly requested feature and...Show More Summary

The World According To Julie J: Crown Me

PeeWeeLongway–TheBlueM&M2:KingSizeMixtapePeeWeeLongwayhaseverythinggoingforhim.ThoughhefirstcrossedmyradarasYoungThug’ssidekick(whatapairtheymake,truly,bothmusicallyandvisually)hehassincegoneontoshowthathe’sfineonhisown.Realistically,he’sprobablycapableofbeingoneofthebestoutthere.

Clippers give a nod to NBA's new public report on officials' calls

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- In the world according to Matt Barnes, the NBA should have gone even further than it did Friday when it announced it would start publicly disclosing reports on officials' calls in the last two minutes of close game...

Newswire: The world doesn’t have enough Robin Hood movies, so here’s another Robin Hood movie

According to Deadline, the writer behind Guy Ritchie’s upcoming King Arthur movies (Joby Harold) has written a gritty Robin Hood movie—not to be confused with the last gritty Robin Hood movie. Harold’s script is titled Robin Hood: Origins,...Show More Summary

Where to Hide During a Zombie Outbreak, According to Science

You've thought about this for years and now it's finally happening: a zombie outbreak. Adrenaline rushes. Life flashes before your eyes. Why didn't you travel more, see the world? Your cat shrieks. What do you do? Where do you go? Science might have answers. Read more...

FIFA gave FOX the 2026 World Cup to avoid getting sued, according to report

FIFA seemingly made a hasty announcement that Fox would have the television rights to the 2026 World Cup. The organization's secretary general told the New York Times, outright, that it was trying to not get sued. FIFA's announcement earlier this month that Fox and Telemundo had won the television rights for the 2026 World Cup caught many off guard. Show More Summary

Nelson Mandela on Education

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” That according to Nelson Mandela. I object to the characterization of education as a weapon. Weapons are used as tools of destruction, not construction. Remember the … Continue reading ?

U.S. Now Leads Ad Spending Per Capita

Is it any surprise that consumers in the United States are the most heavily marketed to in the world? According to a new report from Strategy Analytics, marketing is the U.S. continues to balloon at an unprecedented rate of speed. Advertising spend in the U.S. totaled $181 billion in 2014, accounting for over a third […]

Islamic State burns thousands of rare books at Mosul library

Continuing to display its barbaric act to the world, Islamic State militants ransacked the public library of Mosul in Iraq and burned down thousands of rare books and manuscripts, reports claimed on Thursday. According to initial reports, around 8000 rare books and manuscripts were set on fire by the ISIS militants. “A Mosul library official […]

The Emerging Markets Housing Bubble

Co-authored by Alessandro Rebucci, assistant professor of economics at The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. In some parts of the emerging world, housing markets have grown well ahead of income in recent years according to the IMF Global Housing Watch. Show More Summary

C.O. Cat Sheep Café World Tour: Seoul, South Korea

Taking a momentary detour from our Cat Café World Tour- we find ourselves in Seoul, South Korea, for what certainly must be the first ever Sheep Café featured here. According to the RN24 story, they can roam the “Thanks Nature Café” when it isn’t too crowded, and you can feed ‘em hay, too. Hay! It’s […]

Schoep’s Hoomin Adopts A Bear

Remember the story of Schoep & Unger? This photo struck a chord around the world. And now, after Schoep’s passing, his hoomin John Unger has decided to adopt a ResQte Puppeh. According to the Schoep & Unger FB, Bear is a 1 year old, 70 lb. Akita/Shep/Lab mix. Well, he’s 70 pounds today. That’s gonna […]

Over Easy: NSA SIM Hackers are Up to No Good!

According to documents provided to The Intercept by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, both American and British spies hacked into the internal network of the world’s largest manufacturer of SIM cards, Gemalto, and stole encryption keys that protect the privacy of cellphone communications across the globe.

Hearthstone pre-release patch hints at Molten Core expansion

The next Adventure for Hearthstone may be themed around World of Warcraft's Molten Core raid, according to information datamined from a patch on Blizzard's servers (thanks, Hearthpwn via MetaBomb). The patch details three new cosmetic card backs for the game, although no card images are present in the files. Show More Summary

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