Legalized abortion is widely touted as beneficial to women, but a wealth of medical and psychological evidence suggests otherwise, according to a new analysis of decades of research. The analysis was released today at the World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva by Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life Global Outreach (MCCL GO) and National Right to [...]
And the previous Moore tornado, in 1999, had higher winds (at 302 mph). The Moore tornado was wide — 1.3 miles — but not the widest tornado on record (which was 2.5 miles, in Hallam, Nebraska in 2004).
NASA has captured the world's largest panoramic photo showing a swath of land 6,000 miles long and 120 miles wide using a satellite orbiting 438 miles (705 km) above the Earth. At 19.06 gigapixels, "The Long Swath” is far from the highest...Show More Summary
As promised, Microsoft’s Xbox team revealed their next-generation console today, the Xbox One at their press conference in Redmond, Washington. It was widely believed that Microsoft was going to be intent on making the next Xbox an all-in-one media machine – something that runs everything entertainment, not just games. Show More Summary
Last week the world reached a grim milestone: Levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide passed 400 parts per million for the first time in human history. It's widely understood that this is the result of human carbon dioxide emissions. But did you know that without
We are all interconnected here on the World Wide Web, and all of us entertainment sites operate on a friendly basis. So what are Vulture's preferred partners excited about today? Jennifer Lawrence's X-Men: Days of Future Past getup, the real life Bling Ring, and Zahara Jolie-Pitt's thoughts on PDA. Read ... More »
This is the GE90-115B, the world's biggest jet engine. It's 18 feet long, 11.25 feet wide, and it weighs 18,260 pounds. It's set a world record for producing 127,900 lb f of thrust. Can you find a bigger engine? Read more...
Remember GeoCities? The quirky, city-themed web hosting service and early social network that, by 1999, was the third-most-visited site on the World Wide Web? Fourteen years ago, Yahoo acquired it — and with much the same fanfare asShow More Summary
Few phenomena have been so widely discussed yet remain so puzzling as the world of Bitcoins. Businesses galore are now asking themselves whether Bitcoin is something they need to take seriously… yet most have absolutely no idea what it is. First, a primer. Bitcoins are, in the words of the Bitcoin Project, open-source, peer-to-peer digital currency. Show More Summary
I like pistachio nuts. In fact, I would say that pistachios are the fifth best variety of nut in the whole wide world. Read more...
The Chinese have now surpassed Americans and Germans as the world's top international spenders and are becoming one of the most significant global tourism markets. As the throngs of Chinese tourists venture out into the big wide world,...Show More Summary
In general, the top players in the world play for European clubs. Lionel Messi and Andres Iniesta play for Barcelona. Cristiano Ronaldo plays for Real Madrid. The list goes on and on. And then there is Neymar, widely considered one of the top talents in all of football. Show More Summary
Kraig Becker It has been a long and wild climbing season on the world's tallest mountain. Over the past few years, Mt. Everest has been widely criticized for being an over crowded stage for publicity seekers and tourist climbers who have no business being on the mountain. Show More Summary
In one point in time, Nokia was the top-selling smartphone vendor in the world by a wide margin. It wasn’t even that long ago, in fact. But when Nokia failed to respond quickly enough to the industry’s shift toward touch, the Finnish giant lost its footing and toppled spectacularly. Show More Summary
The initial ruling from a 2011 lawsuit filed in the 49th District Court of Mexico by Mexican-based World Wide Directories and Ideas Interactivas against Yahoo! and Yahoo! Mexico, has been overturned, according to a recent Yahoo! press...Show More Summary
You’re telling me you don’t already know the difference between a Galão and a Lungo? Ugh. Just when you kinda sorta started to get a handle on the wide world of wine, along comes another new liquid metric for how cosmopolitan you really are (or aren’t): coffee. Show More Summary
Yesterday's story about an irate theatergoer who smashed an obnoxious audience member's cell phone struck quite a nerve, not just on Gothamist but on websites around the world... wide web. And although most of us declared cell phone tosser Kevin Williamson a hero, others were uncomfortable with glorifying what was, on one level, an act of violence. Show More Summary
From a World Wide Web of embarrassing possibilities, this student may have made out just peachy after what one can only hope was an accidental...
Can you guess who stepped out in this crotchy-licious get up? Guess This Celebrity This world wide wild child was spotted strolling out of her hotel while giving her goodies some air in this slinky get up. She had her
Tags: GLEE WAP IMDb Naya Rivera Lea Michele It's upfronts week in the wide world of television, which means a whole bunch of critics are locked in a room with all the big networks, watching TV pilots and asking questions and trying to memorize this fall's primetime schedule. Show More Summary