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Tokyo 2020 podiums to be made of recycled plastic

Medalists at next year's Summer Olympics will stand on podiums made from recycled plastic waste collected from local households or the ocean, Tokyo 2020 organizers said on Tuesday....

Tokyo 2020 podiums to be made of recycled plastic

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Podiums To Be Made From Recycled Plastic Podiums at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be made from plastic waste donated by local residents or collected from the sea, organisers said Tuesday, as part of a sustainability push....
2019-06-11 13:00

Wimbledon 2019: Water bottles set to be made entirely from recycled plastic for first time The hundreds of thousands of water bottles sold and handed out at Wimbledon over the next fortnight will be made entirely from recycled plastic for the first time....
2019-07-01 11:45

This Hurricane Proof House Made From 612,000 Recycled Plastic Bottles Can Withstand 326 MPH Winds If you’re looking to build a new home on coastal waters where hurricanes are known to roam, you might want to skip the two-by-fours and cement and instead start drinking bottled soda. A Canadian company has recently completed construction of a home w...
2019-07-05 05:15

Life-size whale breaks record for largest recycled plastic sculpture A life-size whale sculpture, located at the Monterey Bay Aquarium in San Francisco, has been deemed the largest recycled plastic sculpture by Guinness World Records....
2019-05-22 07:01

Fin24.com | WATCH: This out-of-box Mumbai cafe is made completely out of recycled cardboard Cardboard Café in Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai stands out today as a successful example of being an eco-friendly and sustainable restaurant as it is entirely made from recycled cardboard....
2019-07-10 20:45

Trump sets stage for 2020 fight with false claims and recycled attacks President kicked off his bid with lies, attacks on the press and claims a Democrat president would ‘shut down your free speech’Donald Trump has set the stage for the nastiest US presidential race in modern times with a campaign rally that recycled ol...
2019-06-19 09:45

Walmart replaces iconic blue vests with 'modernized' options made from recycled bottles The blue vests that Walmart employees are known for will be replaced with a gray option with neon blue, green or pink trim.        ...
2019-06-06 17:15

| IOC recommends suspending boxing federation from Tokyo 2020 IOC executives have recommended that boxing's governing body be stripped of its right to organise the event at Tokyo 2020, but said the sport should still feature at the Games....
2019-05-22 20:45

GB qualify for women’s football tournament at Tokyo 2020 "Great Britain has qualified for a place in the women’s football tournament at next year’s Olympics in Tokyo after France were sunk by the USA on Friday."...
2019-06-29 18:30

Wild bees' nest made entirely out of plastic discovered in Argentina The first report of a bee’s nest made entirely from plastic comes from Argentina. The leafcutter bees created cells out of what may be bits of old plastic bags...
2019-05-30 20:45

An Explorer Just Made the Deepest Ever Manned Sea Dive — and He Found a Plastic Bag An American explorer who set a new record for the deepest ever manned sea dive says he saw a plastic bag and candy wrappers at the bottom of the ocean. Victor Vescovo, 53, visited Challenger Deep, which is the deepest known point in the ocean in the ...
2019-05-21 17:15

McIlroy 'excited' to play for Ireland at Tokyo 2020 Olympics He opted to miss the last Olympics because of the threat of the Zika virus, but Rory McIlroy intends to go for gold at Tokyo 2020 playing for Ireland....
2019-05-21 18:30

IOC proposes Tokyo 2020 Games boxing plan without AIBA The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday thrashed out the plan for the boxing qualification and competition for next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympics as it looks to run them without the suspended international boxing federation AIBA....
2019-06-20 02:45

Tokyo Govenor defends cost of hosting 2020 Olympics "Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by creating better accessibility for Japan\u0027s rapidly aging society."...
2019-07-18 20:30

Tokyo 2020: U-turn as hotels agree to wheelchair rooms for Paralympics Promise by Japan that rooms will stay accessible as Paralympics legacy follows Guardian revelation that hotels wanted payment for conversionsThe Japanese government has promised that all hotel rooms that are converted to make them accessible for whee...
2019-06-10 16:15

Reconstruction and robots: can Tokyo 2020 live up to 1964’s Olympic legacy? The Japanese capital’s futuristic first Games in 1964 set a dazzlingly high bar it will struggle to reach next yearロボットと復興:東京2020大会は1964年の東京オリンピックを上回れるかThere is a simple riposte to anyone who doubts an Olympics can truly transform a city: Tokyo. When...
2019-06-11 15:45

Olympics legend Rutherford joins Eurosport's Tokyo 2020 line-up "Eurosport, Official Olympic Broadcaster in the UK, today announced Greg Rutherford MBE will join its comprehensive live multi-screen coverage of the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020."...
2019-06-28 12:30

Rowing chief Rolland pleased as Tokyo 2020 venue opens Sea Forest Waterway, which will play host to rowing events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, opened on Sunday with the sport's world governing body praising organizers for delivering a "world class" venue on schedule....
2019-06-16 15:45

Toyota unveils electric shuttles for 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo Toyota's first dedicated vehicle for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo isn't a flying car, but it shows promise. The automaker today unveiled the APM (Accessible People Mover), an all-electric vehicle it designed especially for...
2019-07-19 01:30

Tokyo 2020 unveils Olympic Games torch relay route The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, dubbed Tokyo 2020, unveiled details Saturday of the official Olympic torch relay route....
2019-06-01 19:30

Tokyo 2020 torch relay route revealed, uniforms unveiled Tokyo 2020 organizers on Saturday unveiled the uniforms to be worn by 10,000 volunteer runners during the torch relay and presented further details about the route the relay will take....
2019-06-01 12:45

Tokyo 2020 slalom canoe venue latest to open on schedule The Kasai Canoe Slalom Centre for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics was officially unveiled on a dreary and foggy morning in the Japanese capital on Saturday, the latest newly-built permanent venue to open on schedule....
2019-07-06 18:15

Olympics: Mixed weather and waves at Tokyo 2020 surfing test event Surfing's unpredictability is part of its charm and Tokyo 2020 organizers got a taste this week of what might face them next year when the sport makes its Olympics debut....
2019-07-18 13:15

Olympic Channel documentary to shine spotlight on gymnastics hopefuls for 2020 Tokyo Games 'All Around' follows American Morgan Hurd and two other gymnasts as they prepare for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Go behind the scenes.       ...
2019-07-09 19:45

Plastic straws will be banned in England from April 2020 The billions of plastic straws consumed in the UK each year will be banned from April 2020. The move will also cover plastic drinks stirrers and cotton buds...
2019-05-23 04:15

Tokyo opens Olympic rowing venue in heart of Tokyo Bay TOKYO (AP) — Organizers have opened the rowing venue for next year’s Tokyo Olympics. The venue is located in Tokyo Bay and is ready to go with the Olympics still 13 ½ months away. The major attraction at Sunday’s inauguration of the Sea F...
2019-06-16 11:30

Team GB to send biggest ever team to overseas Olympics at Tokyo 2020 • Chef de mission hoping for 380 athletes in Tokyo• Paralympic team to decrease slightly on RioGreat Britain is on course to send its biggest team to an overseas Olympics, with the aim of staying in the “upper echelons” of the medal table at Tokyo 20...
2019-07-19 01:15

Jehan Daruvala Completes Hat-trick Of Podiums In F3 Jehan Daruvala was at his dominant best during the French GP and picked up his third consecutive podium finish in Formula 3. The Prema Racing driver started eighth on the grid with the second race......
2019-06-24 08:45

President Trump’s 2020 Campaign Is Now Selling Plastic Straws: ‘Liberal Paper Straws Don’t Work’ President Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign store sells “Make America Great Again” hats, T-shirts, cups, towels and even dog leashes. But one of its newest items might be one of the campaign’s biggest attempt to troll the other sid...
2019-07-20 22:30

Plastic wrapped in plastic: the wasteful reality of America's grocery stores On a shopping trip to Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods and other leading markets, plastic feels more plentiful than the food itselfWhere does your plastic go? Revealing America’s dirty secretThe seven ways you’re recycling wrongA bundle of six small brie ch...
2019-06-20 09:15

Mueller statement made for 'bad day' for Pelosi, 2020 Dems, Trump campaign manager says Democrats running for president in 2020 were not helped by Special Counsel Robert Mueller's public statement, according to President Trump's 2020 campaign manager....
2019-05-30 06:30

Canary Wharf goes plastic-free: 3,600 new homes set to take advantage of new community scheme which sees plastic use cut dramatically The eco-drive includes recycling coffee grounds to use as fuel, a special bin to catch debris and plans for driverless cars to be introduced alongside the new development....
2019-07-08 12:15

Plastic surgeon warns against 'medical tourism' after third plastic surgery-related death in Dominican Republic A plastic surgeon warned Thursday against traveling abroad for cosmetic surgeries following the death of a New York woman who had sought a procedure in the Dominican Republic, marking the third such fatality in the Caribbean country in recent weeks....
2019-07-11 19:45

Japan wraps everything in plastic. Now it wants to fight against plastic pollution. Japan wants collective action to tackle the ocean plastic crisis at next week’s G-20 summit, although the country still has an obsession with plastic packaging.  ...
2019-06-19 01:15

Nissan's zero-emission ice cream truck uses recycled EV batteries For some, chasing the neighborhood ice cream truck is a favorite summer tradition. But many ice cream trucks have diesel engines, and older models keep those engines running to power the freezers. That means you get a hefty side of CO2 emissions with...
2019-06-21 04:45

Rental jeans and recycled swimsuits – six revolutionary fashion brands Innovative small labels are at the cutting edge of ethical fashion, and the wider industry is taking noteGlobally, nearly three-fifths of clothing ends up in an incinerator or landfill site within a year of being made. Shopping for clothes is no long...
2019-07-02 02:15

How a company in Berlin is turning coffee grounds into recycled reusable cups Kaffeeform is a Berlin-based start-up that uses coffee grounds to create reusable coffee cups. The 100% biodegradable, reusable cups are used in coffee shops and restaurants around the city. Visit INSIDER.com for more stories. Kaffeeform, a Berlin-...
2019-06-18 01:30

LanzaTech aims to fuel jets and make consumer goods from recycled carbon pollution LanzaTech has proved it can transform greenhouse gas emissions into fuels and chemicals. Now the company is trying to bring its clean tech to the masses....
2019-05-22 01:45

Trump says products will need to be made from 75% American goods to be labeled ‘American-made’ The order will gradually boost the percentage of U.S. components for qualifying American-made products from 50 percent to 75 percent. The threshold would increase to 95 percent for iron and steel products....
2019-07-16 06:30

When Yu-Gi-Oh! Meets Tokyo Fashion Recently Tokyo high schooler Makocha was featured on the popular Tokyo Fashion Instagram account, wearing a hoodie, cutout pants, Dr. Martens, and Yu-Gi-Oh! cards....
2019-07-11 17:45

| Tokyo Olympics to warn on weed In what you might call a joint statement, Tokyo 2020 organisers noted the need to warn countries with cannabis laws that weed isn't allowed in Japan....
2019-06-11 13:15

Germany's 'Little Tokyo' celebrates Japan Day Sushi, origami and anime — these may sound like scenes from an average day spent in Tokyo. But once a year, fans of Japanese pop culture get to live out their wildest dreams in the Rhineland....
2019-05-27 15:15

The Tokyo neighbourhood where people come to disappear For hundreds of years people have come to Sanya in search of labouring jobs, shelter and a sense of belonging – but the area is changing fast, and its residents are struggling to adaptAt first sight, Sanya looks much like any other Tokyo suburb: well...
2019-06-15 02:30

Visiting Tokyo's Imperial Palace With Emperor Akihito of Japan abdicating, the Imperial Palace in Tokyo will open to the public this week -- a rarity. Here's a guide to visiting Japan's royal residence....
2019-07-01 12:00

Has Tokyo reached ‘peak city’? You could argue that the world’s biggest city has hit a sweet spot: a flatlining population, pervasive transit and little gentrification. But is ‘peak city’ even possible – and where does Tokyo go from here?Tokyo is often described as crowded, mushro...
2019-06-14 13:45

IOC recommends boxing keeps its place in Tokyo but not under AIBA Boxing should keep its place at next year's Olympic Games but recognition of AIBA, the governing body of the sport's amateur version, should be suspended, the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) executive board recommended on Wednesday....
2019-05-22 19:15

This A Cappella Dub of Tokyo Drift Is a Thing of Beauty and Wonder Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift is the best Fast and Furious movie. I will not be taking questions at this time. Any piece of follow-up tribute anyone makes to it will be met with swift and immediate appreciation. The latest? This a cappella dub of the...
2019-07-18 22:45

One of the Tokyo Drift Ford Mustangs Is for Sale, but It Has a V8 Fast and Furious: Tokyo Drift is a fine movie, made better by the fact that a Nissan Skyline GT-R straight-six engine gets stuffed into a 1967 Ford Mustang near the end. One of the Mustangs from the movie is for sale, fully restored and clean as can ...
2019-05-31 23:15

'This is not a "what if" story': Tokyo braces for the earthquake of a century They call it X Day – a major earthquake striking the heart of the world’s most populous city in the most calamitous event since the second world war. Can hi-tech solutions save Tokyo?これは”もしも”の話じゃない-100年に一度の震災に備える東京Every day, at 5pm, the gentle melody...
2019-06-12 14:45

Prepare for a Summer Showdown Between Trump and Tokyo President Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shared a convivial atmosphere over the weekend, but tensions over agricultural trade are expected to unfold this summer....
2019-05-28 17:45

Diver Reid seals GB Tokyo spot "Great Britain diver Grace Reid secured a fifth quota place for Team GB at the Tokyo Olympics as she qualified for the women\u0027s 3m springboard final."...
2019-07-18 20:30

8 chefs reveal their favorite places to eat in Tokyo Yelp/ con. c INSIDER asked eight chefs about their favorite places to eat in Tokyo, Japan. Many chefs chose sushi-centric eateries or places known for serving up delicious tempura. Some chefs suggested fast-food chains and Michelin-star eateries. ...
2019-07-03 01:30

The Boy Band Anime That's Drawing Crowds In Tokyo Originally based on a smartphone game, Idolish 7 follows the adventures of a young woman who manages a boy band. Last week, a series of posters and digital ads went up in Tokyo’s Ikebukuro Station and fans came out in droves....
2019-07-09 15:45

GM's Cadillac unveils two new performance cars: the 2020 CT4-V and 2020 CT5-V The 2020 Cadillac CT4-V and CT5-V performance sedans made their debut as GM aims to rejuvenate luxury sedan sales.        ...
2019-05-31 15:15

Unbuilt Tokyo: 'depthscrapers' and a million-person pyramid Had the creators of the underground skyscraper had their way, the Japanese capital might have looked very different indeedProtected by cylindrical walls of reinforced concrete, the steel and glass “depthscrapers” extend hundreds of metres underground...
2019-06-12 00:15

The curse of Masakado: why Tokyo is still haunted by a malevolent ghost The tale of the ‘first samurai’ whose severed head still terrorises Tokyoites today is the story of the city itselfA Tokyo bank once opened an account in the name of a man who had been dead for 1,000 years.The bank was a branch of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UF...
2019-06-10 16:15

Former Nissan chairman Ghosn appears in Tokyo court TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has appeared in a Japanese courtroom for a hearing ahead of his trial on accusations of financial misconduct. Thursday’s session is the first in a series of hearings to iron out logistics for the...
2019-05-23 11:30

Woods sets sights on Olympic gold in Tokyo "Tiger Woods has collected plenty of Green Jackets and Claret Jugs during his decorated career, but there is one shiny thing missing from his collection -- an Olympic gold medal."...
2019-05-21 17:15

Trump, in Japan, says Tokyo has ‘substantial’ trade advantage over US President Trump, in his first day of a four-day visit to Japan, said in Tokyo on Saturday that the country has a “substantial” trade over the U.S. -- and that he hopes a future trade agreement will rebalance the situation....
2019-05-25 22:45

| Tokyo or bust as Tiger eyes Olympic dream Tiger Woods is setting his sights on next year's Olympic games, driven on by the knowledge that he may not get many more chances to add a gold medal to his bulging trophy cabinet....
2019-06-12 14:15

Got a Tokyo Olympics ticket? Unrivaled demand causes turmoil Overwhelmed by unprecedented demand, Tokyo Olympic organizers said Thursday they hope to run another ticket lottery next month for residents of Japan who got nothing the first time....
2019-07-05 13:15

Enormous Flight Simulator Installed In Tokyo Hotel If you like airplanes, then this is the hotel for you. The Haneda Excel Hotel Tokyu, which is connected to Terminal 2 of Haneda International Airport in Tokyo, will offer a room outfitted with a full-sized flight simulator. Fittingly, it’s called the...
2019-07-10 16:15

Aiba stripped of right to run boxing tournament at Tokyo Olympics • IOC announcement folows six-month Deloitte review• New organisation to be in place by JuneAmateur boxing’s governing body, Aiba, has been stripped of its right to host the Tokyo 2020 Olympic boxing tournament.However the International Olympic Commi...
2019-05-22 19:30

$32m stolen from Tokyo cryptocurrency exchange in latest hack Bitpoint suspends services after apparent theft of virtual monies including bitcoinA cryptocurrency exchange in Tokyo has halted services after it lost $32m (£25m) in the latest apparent hack on volatile virtual monies.Remixpoint, which runs the Bitp...
2019-07-12 15:00

Visit Real-World Anime Locations In Tokyo What if watching anime isn’t enough? What if you want to experience more? Well, in Tokyo, you can visit the real-world spots brought to life in some of your favorite anime....
2019-07-05 00:15

Tokyo governor says Olympics worth the cost, Paralympics key Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike on Thursday defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by creating better accessibility for Japan's rapidly aging society....
2019-07-18 13:15

Senior staff: Tokyo's oldest workers – in pictures These bartenders, sushi chefs and sweetshop owners are still working in their 80s and 90s, running family businesses and maintaining traditional crafts as the city changes around them Continue reading......
2019-06-12 14:45

Tokyo Olympic stadium 90% finished, to open in December With the start of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics a little over a year away, the National Stadium, set to be the centerpiece of the Games, is 90% completed and will open its doors for the first time in December....
2019-07-03 13:15

Trump and Abe’s ‘Unshakable Bond’ Shows Some Cracks in Tokyo Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he was “completely on the same page” with President Trump on North Korea and trade, but the president made it clear that being in lock step with him is a precarious position....
2019-05-27 13:15

Schoolgirls for sale: why Tokyo struggles to stop the 'JK business' The persistent practice of paying underage girls for sex-related services, known in Japan as the ‘JK’ business, has seen charities step in where police have come up shortOn a humid Wednesday night the streets of Kabukicho, Tokyo’s most famous red lig...
2019-06-15 10:15

Tokyo Olympics end 1st ticketing phase for Japan residents TOKYO (AP) — Olympic organizers say millions of Japan residents have shown interest in buying tickets for next year’s Tokyo 2020 Games. Organizers closed the first phase of ticket applications on Wednesday for Japan residents, and applicants wi...
2019-05-29 12:15

2020 Skoda Superb To Launch In India By Mid-2020 The 2020 Skoda Superb facelift is expected to launch in the second quarter of the next calendar year and the Czech carmaker is also evaluating the prospects of bringing in the plug-in hybrid variant......
2019-05-28 17:15

More acrimony in Japan-South Korea row as Tokyo lodges protest Japan and South Korea traded further acrimony on Saturday, with Tokyo accusing Seoul of mischaracterizing talks the day before that did not mend a dispute that could threaten global supplies of microchips and smartphone displays....
2019-07-13 13:30

Earthquake strikes Tokyo ahead of Trump’s visit to Japan President Trump’s trip to Japan started with a bang – a magnitude-5.1 earthquake centered near the golf course where he and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are set to play golf Sunday. The temblor, which rattled Tokyo just hours before Trump’s arrival, bri...
2019-05-25 19:45

Earthquake causes Tokyo buildings to shake ahead of Trump visit A medium-strength earthquake hit eastern Japan on Saturday, NHK national television said, causing buildings to shake in Tokyo hours before the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump....
2019-05-25 15:15

Australian student 'very happy' in Tokyo after North Korea detention An Australian student released after being mysteriously detained in North Korea said he was safe and well in Tokyo on Friday and intends returning to normal life, without commenting on what happened to him in Pyongyang....
2019-07-05 11:15

Trump Opens Tokyo Visit With a Tweet Sure to Unnerve the Japanese President Trump played down North Korea’s recent tests of short-range ballistic missiles, undercutting declarations by both Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the president’s own national security adviser....
2019-05-26 06:15

Nissan ex-chair Ghosn holding news conference in Tokyo Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn plans a news conference Friday that would be his first since he was arrested in November on financial misconduct allegations...
2019-06-28 09:15

Woman Sues 3 Tokyo Medical Schools Over Gender, Age Discrimination A Japanese woman Wednesday sued three Tokyo medical schools she says rejected her because of her gender and age, in a case her lawyer said was the "tip of the iceberg"....
2019-06-05 20:45

Watch the trailer for Ghostwire: Tokyo — the latest from Evil Within studio The studio that made The Evil Within is back with something completley new. It's called Ghostwire: Tokyo, and it looks like a paranormal ninja adventure.Read More...
2019-06-10 05:00

'Then I saw RuPaul's Drag Race': coming out as X-gender in Tokyo – a manga As a young manga artist, M A Joy felt they did not fit in – but learning to identify as neither male nor female opened up both their art and the cityI am a manga artist, M A Joy. I draw manga and illustrations; I also like to make things. During my c...
2019-06-14 15:30

Tokyo's tipping point: is the impenetrable city finally opening up? As Japan’s capital welcomes immigrants and prepares to host the Olympics, 2019 could be the year the world’s largest megalopolis goes truly globalRead this article in Japanese/この記事を日本語で読むOn a warm May evening in the narrow alleys of Omoide Yokocho (M...
2019-06-10 16:15

'The Lost Metropolis': 1930s Tokyo street life – in pictures Kineo Kuwabara captured these rich images of everyday life the city during the buildup to the second world war. The series is on display 18-19 May at the Special Edition of The London Photograph Fair Continue reading......
2019-05-21 18:45

Cucumber crisis after Tokyo hit by cloudiest spell since records began Unseasonable weather has blighted agriculture across Japan, as well as sales of summer clothes Tokyo’s cloudiest few weeks in nearly 60 years has cast a shadow over the capital’s vegetable markets, forcing up the prices of some by 70%.Japan has been ...
2019-07-17 11:15

Tokyo Olympics torch relay includes quake, tsunami-hit areas TOKYO (AP) — The organizing committee of the 2020 Olympics said Saturday the torch relay next year will pass through major Japanese landmarks, including World Heritage sites and areas devastated by recent natural disasters. The torch will travel to 8...
2019-06-01 09:30

Game of thrones: commuter sells seat on crowded Tokyo train Novel wheeze to profit from packed trains latest in long line of creative ways to deal with Tokyo’s long commutesEvery morning, millions of Tokyoites cram into overcrowded trains across the world’s largest city. Most must stand, often squeezed uncomf...
2019-06-14 13:45

Bethesda at E3 2019: Deathloop and Ghostwire Tokyo enliven muted show Two intriguing new games and fresh trailers for Doom Eternal and Wolfenstein: Youngblood make up for a lacklustre eveningThose hoping for a glimpse of Elder Scrolls VI or the highly anticipated sci-fi adventure Starfield were left disappointed at Bet...
2019-06-10 18:45

Rights group asks for worker-safety probe at Tokyo Olympics A former Olympian who heads a human-rights watchdog is asking the IOC and Tokyo Olympic organizers to investigate worker safety at venues under construction        ...
2019-06-07 08:15

Guy making "vroom" sounds over Fast And The Furious: Tokyo Drift funnier than it has any right to be The Fast and The Furious: Tokyo Drift is an odd movie in the Fast and Furious canon. Tokyo Drift features none of the franchise’s original characters, save for a brief cameo from Vin Diesel, and nearly tanked the entire enterprise before it had the c...
2019-07-18 22:15

Deadly knife attack near Tokyo raises alarm on child safety Japanese police have raided the home of a man suspected of slashing schoolgirls and others in a deadly knife attack this week that ended with him killing himself....
2019-05-29 21:00

Evil Within studio debuts supernatural action adventure, 'Ghostwire Tokyo' The studio behind horror series The Evil Within is building an action-adventure game set in a city of supernatural evil, called Ghostwire Tokyo. Tango Gameworks founder Shinji Mikami and the title's creative director, Ikumi Nakamura, debuted the...
2019-06-10 03:30

A city built on water: the hidden rivers under Tokyo's concrete and neon More than 100 rivers and canals flow beneath Tokyo, but from the ground it’s hard to notice them. Why has the city turned its back on water?Of the near-endless flow of people over the busy Shibuya scramble crossing every day, few realise that beneath...
2019-06-13 15:45

Carlos Ghosn's former home: inside Tokyo's notorious detention centre Short tour allowed inside Japanese prison accused of keeping suspects in conditions designed to ‘break’ them for confessions The forbidding outline of Tokyo detention centre is impossible to miss, even on a dark, wet afternoon in early June. The X-sh...
2019-06-12 16:30

Donald Trump presents trophy at Tokyo sumo wrestling event MOBARA, Japan — President Donald Trump presented a special Trump trophy to the winner of a sumo tournament in Tokyo on Sunday as he got a taste of one of Japan’s most treasured cultural institutions. The honor given to Trump was part of a charm...
2019-05-26 13:30

Nissan ex-chief Ghosn cancels hastily arranged Tokyo press conference Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn abruptly canceled on Friday plans for what would have been his first press conference since his arrest in November after journalists had been notified about a briefing just two hours earlier....
2019-06-28 13:15

Surfers test waves ahead of sport's Olympic debut at Tokyo As one of the new sports added to the program for 2020 Tokyo Olympics, surfing is arguably the most glamorous and is sure to bring a new dimension as the IOC seeks a younger audience       ...
2019-07-21 09:00

Nikkei rises after European shares support mood; Tokyo Electron surges Japan's Nikkei rose on Tuesday as gains in European markets improved sentiment, while shares of Tokyo Electron surged after it announced a share buyback....
2019-05-28 05:30

Tokyo zoo holds escape drill with world's most committed polar bear actor Daniel Day-Lewis and Christian Bale, accomplished method actors that they are, pale in comparison to a lesser known, far more committed thespian: the anonymous person who dresses up like a polar bear and chases people around during escape drills at a...
2019-06-28 18:15

North Korea's Weapons Program Fuels Tokyo's Trade Spat With Seoul A contentious accusation underpins a trade dispute between Japan and South Korea: Chemicals and equipment bought by South Korean companies from Japan may be helping North Korea build weapons of mass destruction....
2019-07-10 23:15

Iran’s president says Japan wants to continue buying Iranian oil, though Tokyo has stopped due to US sanctions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s president says Japan wants to continue buying Iranian oil, though Tokyo has stopped due to US sanctions. The post Iran’s president says Japan wants to continue buying Iranian oil, though Tokyo has stopped due to...
2019-06-12 20:15

Nissan ex-chief Ghosn to hold press conference in Tokyo at 1200 GMT - source Nissan ex-Chairman Carlos Ghosn will hold a press conference in Tokyo at 9 p.m. (1200 GMT) on Friday, according to a person familiar with the matter....
2019-06-28 10:30

Former Nissan Chairman Ghosn cancels news conference in Tokyo: FCCJ official Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn on Friday canceled plans to hold his first press conference since his arrest after journalists were notified earlier in the day about a briefing at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan (FCCJ)....
2019-06-28 11:15

Defying worsening Seoul-Tokyo ties, BTS concerts draw 210,000 fans in Japan K-pop super band BTS's four concerts in Japan this month drew a total of 210,000 fans, making the Japanese leg of the band's world tour a solid success....
2019-07-15 19:15

Tokyo's Halloween Crackdown Includes Plans For Banning Public Drinking [Update] Last year, Halloween in Tokyo’s Shibuya descended into chaos. According to News 24, Shibuya is moving towards regulating the area’s Halloween celebrations by banning public drinking in the roads around the station as well as in public parks....
2019-06-20 18:15

Tokyo commuters told to work from home to avert Olympic transport nightmare More than half a million people in Tokyo are being asked to work from home as part of a trial scheme aimed at tackling transport congestion ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games in the city....
2019-07-17 01:45

Thousands of Tokyo commuters told to work from home to avoid Olympic crush Employees will stay home for two weeks as part of mass trial to take pressure off crowded public transport systemHundreds of thousands of employees in Tokyo will work from home for two weeks as part of a trial of measures designed to reduce congestio...
2019-07-16 15:15

Trump concludes Tokyo visit as Japanese trade official plays down August deal chances U.S. President Donald Trump concluded his four-day visit to Tokyo on Tuesday amid confusion about whether a trade deal with Japan could come in August....
2019-05-28 12:15

Supply-chain pain: South Korea chipmakers and their suppliers seek to bypass Tokyo curbs South Korean chipmakers and Japanese chemical suppliers caught in the midst of a sudden escalation of a bilateral diplomatic dispute are scrambling to circumvent tightened export controls imposed by Tokyo, industry executives said....
2019-07-08 16:45

We're Eating a Whole Lot of Plastic... Uh, Is That Bad? If you’re the type to get squeamish about the things you accidentally eat, you’re not going to like the new report released by the WWF (formerly known as the World Wildlife Fund) this Tuesday. According to the report, we might be eating a credit card...
2019-06-13 05:00

The Problem With Plastic Nothing exemplifies modernity like plastic. It’s cheap. It can be molded into all sorts of shapes and textures, dyed any color or be transparent. Unlike glass or ceramics, it can be flexible and durable, and it won’t rot or corrode like wood or metal...
2019-07-12 17:15

Berlin and Beyond: So over plastic bags As the world celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day, a growing number of countries are using legislation to eradicate these single-use items. It's time Germany joined the list, says DW's Tamsin Walker....
2019-07-03 13:30

I Tried to Get Plastic Out of My Beauty Routine I love makeup. The ugly truth, however, is that makeup is helping ruin the planet. Take a look at your makeup bag. What do you find? Plastic, plastic, and more plastic.Read more......
2019-06-13 18:45

'We just didn’t think about it': how did we let plastic bags get everywhere? They’re under our sinks, all over our streets, and filling the stomachs of dead whales. What can we do to stem the single-use scourge? Joan Shuttleworth has fond memories of her 1940s childhood in Orchard Park, near Buffalo. “When I was seven or eigh...
2019-06-09 14:30

Men are lining up for plastic surgery like never before The face of plastic surgery has typically been female: pouty lips, a pert nose, taut skin. But as more and more Americans go under the knife, the gender scales are beginning to balance. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the numbe...
2019-06-05 17:15

Zoo 4 You: Plastic Free EcoChallenge As a conservation organization the Reid Park Zoo is aware of the impacts humans have on wildlife everyday, so they decided to take part in the Plastic Free EcoChallenge this July. Jed Dodds has more in the video below. ...
2019-07-03 11:00

Whole Foods is ditching plastic straws This could be the last straw for Whole Foods customers. The supermarket chain announced on Monday that it’s eliminating plastic straws from all stores in the US, Canada and the UK beginning in July. Instead, shoppers at the bougie market’...
2019-05-21 18:45

5 brands doing their bit to combat the plastic problem As the issue of single-use plastic garners more media attention than ever before, brands are turning to eco-friendly alternative to fight the growing problem...
2019-07-12 18:15

Your Bottled Water Probably Has Plastic In It. Should You Worry? Plastic contamination is rampant in bottled water. That was the unsettling conclusion of a study published last year in Frontiers in Chemistry that analyzed samples taken from 259 bottled waters sold in several countries and found that 93% of them co...
2019-05-29 17:15

How to End the Cycle of Throwaway Plastic Toys It’s everywhere. The cheap kazoo. Stings of Mardi Gras beads. Spider rings. Crazy straws. Magnifying glasses that just make things look blurry. Off-brand Slinkies. So many frisbees. Mini squirt guns that don’t actually squirt. I don’t buy a lot of pl...
2019-06-20 00:30

Is Plastic Pollution Depriving Us of Oxygen? The plastic debris floating in the world’s oceans entangles wildlife, kills birds that swallow it mistaking it for food, and seeps into the food chain, showing up in fish that humans eat. A major threat to the ocean, this plastic pollution is e...
2019-06-20 20:15

19 genius inventions that can stop us from using so much plastic Plastic can take anywhere between 400 and 1,000 years to degrade in a landfill. Now companies and individuals are coming up with sustainable products.       ...
2019-06-17 15:15

Five ways to reduce plastic in the bathroom From bamboo toothbrushes to using refill options or your own containers, it’s not hard to change your ways“A bamboo toothbrush is the first swap I always suggest,” says Beth Noy, who founded the online shop Plastic Freedom in frustration at the lack ...
2019-07-14 22:30

The plastic we 'recycle' is actually horrible for the environment When you drop your plastic waste into the recycling bin, it most likely makes its way around the world, where it can pose a health and security risk to developing countries, according to a new Guardian report ....
2019-06-19 01:00

David Attenborough thanks Glastonbury for plastic bottle ban The world renowned naturalist David Attenborough appeared on the stage at Glastonbury on Sunday to praise its ban on single-use plastic bottles, delighting festival goers who have instead queued for tap water....
2019-06-30 22:45

Canada to start single-use plastic ban in 2021 Canada has announced that it will ban single-use plastic products such as straws and bags starting in 2021. The government said that plastic manufacturers would be held responsible for processing the waste....
2019-06-11 00:15

Malaysia cracks down on imported plastic – video The Malaysian government says the country has become a dumping ground for rich nations as it announces it will send as much as 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to the countries it came from. Malaysia became the world's main destination for plastic ...
2019-05-30 03:30

Mom wrapped daughter in plastic bag and left her in bushes to die A 29-year-old who wrapped her baby in plastic bags and left her to die after forcing an object down her throat to stop her crying has been convicted of murder....
2019-06-06 21:15

Zero-waste: The women in Asia who gave up plastic China, Indonesia and Vietnam are among the worst polluters for plastic waste being dumped in the ocean. Meet the women in those countries trying to change that....
2019-06-05 07:15

Glastonbury's plastic bottle ban tested by hot weather Britain's Glastonbury Festival is greener and cleaner after banning the sale of single-use plastic bottles in the hope of inspiring long-term change - even in the middle of a heatwave that forced some music fans to queue for water....
2019-06-29 21:00

Europe's plastic waste sent home in toxic row Europe’s sustainability practices are world-leading, but some believe that what has passed as recycling should actually be called liabilityshifting. DW spoke with an American who plans to change all that....
2019-06-13 12:45

Trump says 'we have bigger problems than plastic straws' MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump dismissed the notion that plastic straws are a threat, which environmentalists and liberal activists have claimed are a major factor in ocean pollution. Trump's 2020 reelection campaign has also be...
2019-07-20 01:45

How melting plastic waste could heat homes Breakthrough means less pollution and lower greenhouse gas emissionsIt is a problem bedevilling households across the UK: what can we do with the mountains of food-spattered plastic waste left in our bins?Now a group of scientists say they have the a...
2019-07-20 21:30

U.S. has 'bigger problems' than plastic straws - Trump With plastic straw bans gaining popularity to protect the environment, President Donald Trump on Friday posed the question: What about other plastic dining items?...
2019-07-20 06:15

Ask the experts: do the plastic linings of tin food cans contain BPA? We asked you what you wanted to know about your own toxic exposure and put your questions to Dr Leonardo TrasandeHave a question about pesticides, persistent chemicals or heavy metals? Ask the expertsDo the plastic linings of tin cans still contain B...
2019-06-27 19:30

Berlin and Beyond: Time for Germany to ban plastic bags As the world celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day, a growing number of countries are using legislation to eradicate these single-use items. It's time Germany joined the list, says DW's Tamsin Walker....
2019-07-05 09:00

Malaysia Is Sending Plastic Waste Back to Where It Came From Malaysia plans to send non-recyclable plastic back to the countries that sent it there, the country’s environment minister said Tuesday. The Southeast Asian country became the top destination for plastic waste in 2018 after China stopped accept...
2019-05-22 07:45

All hail the plastic Pixel! (poll results) There are barely any metal or plastic phones left in today's see of glass sandwich designs, so Google's new Pixel 3a midranger is a refreshing change of pace for some, with their durable bodies that you can just dust off when they hit the pavement. T...
2019-05-21 16:45

G20 agrees to tackle ocean plastic waste Group of 20 environment ministers agreed on Sunday to adopt a new implementation framework for actions to tackle the issue of marine plastic waste on a global scale, the Japanese government said after hosting the two-day ministerial meeting....
2019-06-16 13:45

How Plastic Bottles Are Paying For School In Nigeria A school in Nigeria is accepting plastic bottles in lieu of school fees from parents. The Recycle Pay project allows parents to use plastic waste as currency to pay their children's school fees....
2019-06-13 17:45

Cardi B cancels concerts to recover from plastic surgery “Cardi was overzealous in getting back to work; she didn’t take the time necessary to fully recover from her surgery," Cardi's representative said.        ...
2019-05-22 14:30

Select Ragú Pasta Sauces Recalled Because They May Contain Plastic (CNN)– The owner of Ragú is recalling some of its jars of pasta sauce over the possibility that they may contain plastic fragments, the company said. Mizkan America said Saturday it has no reports of injuries or complaints, and was launching th...
2019-06-17 14:15

The plastic crisis isn't just ugly — it's fueling global warming Plastic, as we know, is everywhere. In waterways, in animals, even in our food. As if that isn't bad enough, a new report shows it's also accelerating global warming. Stopping climate change also means curbing plastic....
2019-05-21 15:15

Another whale found dead with a stomach full of plastic It’s a sad but familiar story: A young whale has been found dead, washed ashore with a belly full of plastic. Greenpeace in Italy shared graphic pictures of a beached sperm whale carcass found on the coast of Sicilia on social media over the weekend....
2019-05-22 22:45

Plastic cups runneth over at Cambodia's Rubbish Cafe As Southeast Asia grapples with massive tides of rubbish hitting its beaches, a Cambodian coffee shop owner is looking to build a business out of some of this waste as a way to promote sustainability....
2019-07-18 03:30

People eat at least 50,000 plastic particles a year, study finds Health effects of ingestion of microplastics via food, water and breathing still unknownThe average person eats at least 50,000 particles of microplastic a year and breathes in a similar quantity, according to the first study to estimate human ingest...
2019-06-05 18:15

Trump was oddly reasonable about plastic straws. His campaign may not like it The president could have used a question about plastic waste to inflame the culture wars – but his answer wasn’t far off the markThere was no shortage of pressing issues for Donald Trump to address on Friday afternoon when he spoke briefly to the pre...
2019-07-20 05:30

Some Ragu pasta sauces recalled due to plastic concerns The owner of Ragu is recalling some of its jars of pasta sauces over the possibility they may contain fragments of plastic. Mizkan America says it has no reports of injuries or complaints. The voluntary recall was launched out of an abundance of caut...
2019-06-18 04:30

Prisoner who gouged his eye out with plastic spoon sues the jail A prisoner from Texas who gouged out his eyes with a plastic spoon is suing the jail - claiming the psychiatric ward he was in was "deliberately understaffed"....
2019-07-17 20:15

Tanzania bans plastic bags to clean up environment Under new measures, anyone using plastic bags in Tanzania can be slapped with a fine, and those caught manufacturing the items can get jail time. Environmentalists are celebrating the move....
2019-06-02 03:15

David Attenborough: 'To chuck plastic into the ocean is an insult' Broadcaster Sir David Attenborough has told the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee that "to chuck plastic into the ocean is an insult"....
2019-07-09 19:30

Fixing planet plastic: How we'll really solve our waste problem From bag bans to bacterial mulchers, many solutions are touted for the plastic waste crisis. Find out which work – and which don't – in our definitive guide...
2019-05-21 18:45

Bees have built a nest entirely out of plastic bags in the environment The first report of a bee’s nest made entirely from plastic comes from Argentina. The leafcutter bees created cells out of what may be bits of old plastic bags...
2019-05-30 19:45

Store’s bid to shame people out of using plastic bags backfires A grocery store in Canada is trying to shame its customers into not using plastic bags by handing out ones with embarrassing phrases like “wart ointment” on them — but the store reportedly found people still want the bags. The East ...
2019-06-13 09:15

| WATCH: 'Rivers' of plastic block Kinshasa's waterways In the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital city Kinshasa residents are fed up of the 'rivers' of plastic waste taking over the city's waterways as thousands of plastic bottles have piled up over the years, causing deadly floods when it rains....
2019-05-21 23:15

Sharks and rays 'starved and suffocated' by plastic debris More than a thousand sharks and rays have become entangled in discarded fishing gear and plastic debris, potentially leading to starvation and suffocation, scientists have warned....
2019-07-05 10:30

Americans Eat and Inhale Over 70,000 Plastic Particles Each Year According to a New Analysis Plastics have for years been used to make nearly everything that surrounds us. But along the way, they escaped the confines of packaging and objects and settled in the environment, the food we eat and the air we breathe. Americans are consuming and b...
2019-06-06 21:00

How you're recycling plastic wrong, from coffee cups to toothpaste If you don’t clean your recycling, it can harm more than it helps. And that icon with the arrows is virtually meaninglessThis week we’re exploring plastic pollution as part of our six-month Toxic America series. Please support this journalism and hel...
2019-06-17 17:15

Cardi B postpones several concerts to recover from plastic surgery Cardi B has postponed three upcoming concerts in order to recuperate from recent plastic surgery procedures, her publicist Patientce Foster told CNN....
2019-05-23 01:00

Plastic straws and bags no more: Canada aims to clean up its act Canada plans to ban some single-use plastics like straws, bags and cutlery by early 2021 to reduce non-recyclable waste and protect the world's oceans, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday....
2019-06-11 02:15

‘Cambodia Is Not a Dustbin.’ More Plastic Waste to Be Sent Back to the U.S. and Canada Cambodia announced that it will send 1,600 tonnes of plastic waste back to the U.S. and Canada, becoming the latest Southeast Asian country join the backlash against taking in the developed world’s trash. The country’s environment ministe...
2019-07-18 07:45

World Oceans Day: UK joins fight against plastic pollution The UK is joining the global fight against plastic pollution by marking World Oceans Day in a bid to raise awareness about protecting and conserving the seas....
2019-06-08 03:30

Florida cracks down on dangerous plastic surgery centers South Florida’s obsession with beauty has made it a top destination for cheap plastic surgery – but it has also drawn a growing number of centers that exploit those seeking smaller waistlines or more noticeable assets. Now, the state is cracking down...
2019-07-13 02:15

Anand Mahindra To Ban Plastic Bottles From Corporate Boardrooms Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra on Tuesday said he would ban plastic bottles from corporate boardrooms, after a Twitter user pointed them out in a photo of a meeting shared by him....
2019-07-17 01:15

| Tanzania latest African nation to ban plastic bags A plastic bag ban comes into force in Tanzania as Africa leads efforts to stem the tide of plastic blighting the farthest reaches of the globe, and depths of the ocean....
2019-06-01 12:30

Cleansing Plastic From Oceans: Big Ask for a Country That Loves Wrap Japan is showcasing its plastics recycling at the G20 meeting in Osaka. But the Japanese also wrap everything in plastic, and a lot winds up in the sea....
2019-06-28 02:30

The climate costs of a plastic planet | Carroll Muffett Every stage of the plastic lifecycle releases harmful carbon emissions into the atmosphere, contributing to global heatingUpset about the plastic crisis? Stop trying so hardPlastics are among the most ubiquitous materials in our economy, our lives, a...
2019-06-28 03:00

David Attenborough praises Glastonbury for going plastic-free TV naturalist surprises festival crowd with speech hailing ditching of single-use plasticsFollow all the latest from Glastonbury with our live blogDavid Attenborough made a surprise appearance on the final day of Glastonbury festival, thanking the cr...
2019-06-30 16:45

Hot dog, hamburger buns used by Sunbeam, Wonder recalled over plastic pieces Flowers Foods is voluntarily recalling baked products due to the potential presence of small pieces of hard plastic.       ...
2019-07-11 01:30

Panama becomes first Central American nation to ban plastic bags Panama on Saturday became the first Central American nation to ban single-use plastic bags to try to curb pollution on its beaches and help tackle what the United Nations has identified as one of the world's biggest environmental challenges....
2019-07-20 21:45

"Bigger Problems" Than Plastic Straws, Says Donald Trump Swapping paper for plastic turned out to be the last straw for Donald Trump, who said Friday there are "bigger problems" than plastic drinking straws -- the day after his reelection campaign manager......
2019-07-20 02:45

New York men are embracing plastic surgery with ‘daddy do-overs’ Sorry, mom, but your muffin top is taking a back seat to dad’s backside. Post-pregnancy “mommy makeover” procedures — a plastic surgery combo of liposuction, tummy tuck and a breast lift or augmentation — have been popular for years, but now men of a...
2019-06-13 03:45

Why the Guardian is taking on America's plastic waste crisis United States of Plastic, a new series that will run for the rest of 2019, will reveal the global consequences of dependence on a miracle materialThis week we’re exploring plastic pollution as part of our six-month Toxic America series. Please suppor...
2019-06-17 11:15

Swimming in plastic: How Metro Vancouver handles its own recycling After accounting for his own plastic waste, reporter Aaron McArthur looks into how Metro Vancouver recycles what it produces - a unique approach in North America....
2019-06-28 03:30

Canada has no plans take back plastic waste in Malaysia Ottawa has no plans to pick up plastic waste that originated in Canada and is currently parked in Malaysia, a spokesman for Canada's environment ministry said on Thursday....
2019-06-14 01:45

Tokyo Olympics offer 'second-chance' lottery for Japan fans Tokyo Olympic organizers are putting "a few hundred-thousand" tickets into a lottery next month for Japan residents who were shut out when results of the first lottery were announced in June       ...
2019-07-05 14:30

Malaysia to send up to 100 tonnes of plastic waste back to Australia Environment minister says recycling sent from Australia included plastic bottles that were ‘full of maggots’The Malaysian government will send back up to 100 tonnes of Australian plastic waste because it was too contaminated to recycle, but will not ...
2019-05-29 10:45

Explained: the toxic threat in everyday products, from toys to plastic Thousands of potentially harmful chemicals are in products ranging from toys to plastic and carpets in the USRead our entire Toxic America seriesSynthetic chemicals are in nearly everything we touch and consume. But some chemicals can be potentially ...
2019-05-22 08:45

The big fashion fight: can we remove all the toxic, invisible plastic from our clothes? More than half of all textiles produced each year include plastic. Now the urgent search is on for a more sustainable way to clothe the worldIt was probably the only time a 93-year-old has stolen the show at Glastonbury’s Pyramid stage. Sir David Att...
2019-07-16 14:30

Malaysia to send back plastic waste to foreign nations PORT KLANG, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia says it will send back some 3,000 metric tonnes (330 tons) of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries including the U.S., U.K., Canada and Australia in a move to avoid becoming a dumping ground for rich nations....
2019-05-28 10:30

Lego Struggles to Find a Plant-Based Plastic That Clicks Lego has spent the past seven years trying to make its blocks with plastic derived from plants, but finding the material to hit its target is proving difficult....
2019-06-12 12:15

Malaysia will send plastic waste back to rich countries PORT KLANG, Malaysia — Malaysia will send back some 3,300 tons of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries such as the US, UK, Canada and Australia in a move to avoid becoming a dumping ground for rich nations, Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin said ...
2019-05-28 19:30

A Strange New Blend of Rock and Plastic Is Forming on a Portuguese Island If you go to the beach, you’re likely to see some form of plastic pollution scattered in the waves or sprinkled among the sand grains. A bottle cap fragment here, a transparent piece of packaging there. But researchers have identified a new, and perh...
2019-06-23 00:30

'Not a dustbin': Cambodia to send plastic waste back to the US and Canada Country vows to return 1,600 tonnes of waste as south-east Asian countries revolt against an onslaught of rubbish shipmentsCambodia has announced it will send 1,600 tonnes of plastic waste found in shipping containers back to the US and Canada, as so...
2019-07-17 17:00

Americans' plastic recycling is dumped in landfills, investigation shows Consumers’ efforts to be eco-friendly go to waste as many communities find themselves with nowhere to send their refuseWhere does your plastic go? Revealing America’s dirty secretA sign on an upside-down dumpster spelled the end of Pearl Pai’s long r...
2019-06-21 11:15

Thousands of volunteers remove plastic from northern Spanish coast Thousands of volunteers plucked plastic and other waste products from the rocks and beaches along Spain's Basque coast on Saturday, while divers took to the sea to clear garbage from the water as part of World Oceans Day....
2019-06-08 21:45

Great Pacific garbage patch: giant plastic trap put to sea again Floating boom is designed to trap 1.8 trillion items of plastic without harming marine life – but broke apart last timeA floating device designed to catch plastic waste has been redeployed in a second attempt to clean up a huge island of garbage swir...
2019-06-23 06:15

Plastic pollution found at every depth of the ocean by deep-sea survey A deep-sea survey has found more tiny particles of plastic far below the surface of the Pacific than floating on its surface, with the highest levels around 300 metres down...
2019-06-06 21:15

Amazon's top cardboard box makers face challenges from plastic mailers For the past few years, delivery boxes have been piling up on people's doorsteps and in apartment buildings across the U.S. Here's a look at the big cardboard box makers in the U.S....
2019-07-13 16:30

No plastic please, Mum: my quest to make waste-free packed lunches The average lunchbox contains lots of needless wrapping. So how easy is to create eco-friendly alternatives – and will children eat them?A couple of months ago my son’s dislike of school dinners reached the tipping point, and outweighed his parents’ ...
2019-06-07 01:30

Doctor who ran illegal plastic-surgery clinic sentenced to three months A doctor who ran an illegal Upper East Side plastic surgery practice that left a woman’s breasts disfigured was sentenced Wednesday to three months in jail and five year’s probation. Nicholas Sewell, 75, previously copped to one count each of unautho...
2019-07-18 10:15

Wimbledon ditches plastic racket covers in sustainability drive All England Lawn Tennis Club move means there will be 4,500 fewer plastic bags this yearIt might not quite be a Wimbledon tradition along the lines of the all-white dress code but the sight of players’ discarding the plastic cover from a freshly stru...
2019-06-28 13:15

Coles relaunches Little Shop promotion despite criticism over plastic waste Mini replicas were previously discovered by environmental groups on beaches and in waterwaysColes is relaunching its Little Shop promotion with 30 new mini replicas, despite ongoing criticism from environmental groups about plastic waste.The promotio...
2019-07-12 15:00

Study: Lethal plastic trash now common in Greece’s whales ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Scientists say a study of whales and dolphins that have washed up dead in Greece over a 20-year period has found alarmingly high levels of plastic trash in the animals’ stomachs, which can condemn them to a slow and painfu...
2019-06-21 15:30

Where does your plastic go? Global investigation reveals America's dirty secret A Guardian report from 11 countries tracks how US waste makes its way across the world – and overwhelms the poorest nationsThis week we’re exploring plastic pollution as part of our six-month Toxic America series. Please support this journalism and h...
2019-06-17 11:15

Indonesia's parliament delays approval for levy on plastic bags Indonesian members of parliament have decided to delay confirmation of a government plan for a levy on plastic bags, but the finance minister said she was optimistic the legislation was on track to be adopted this year....
2019-07-03 08:15

McDonald's Happy Meal Toys Caught in Backlash Over Plastic A British petition calling for McDonald’s to scrap the plastic toys included with kids’ meals has garnered over 325,000 signatures, and the country’s environment minister is pressing the case....
2019-07-08 17:45

'The odour of burning wakes us': inside the Philippines' Plastic City In Valenzuela City, residents blame recycling plants for pungent smells and respiratory illnessesAs noon approaches in Valenzuela City and residents prepare to have their lunch, a pungent smell of melted plastic swirls through the air, killing everyo...
2019-07-08 04:30

Officials ban plastic racket coverings at Wimbledon to become more environmentally friendly Wimbledon will no longer be contributing to England’s waste trail after announcing this year’s participants will not be allowed to use plastic coverings for new rackets....
2019-06-28 19:15

Boots to ban plastic bags and switch to brown paper carriers Chain will charge 5p, 7p or 10p for various sizes of paper bag, with profits going to charityBoots will phase out all plastic bags from its stores by 2020, replacing them with brown paper bags.The health and beauty chain will remove 40m plastic bags ...
2019-06-27 20:45

Deposit scheme could dramatically reduce plastic waste – report Analysis says DRS would stop thousands of tonnes of waste entering English rivers and seaA comprehensive deposit return scheme in England could prevent 6,600 tonnes of plastic waste entering rivers and the sea by 2030, according to an analysis of the...
2019-06-14 13:30

Plastic bans proliferate in 2019 as planet drowns in trash When the EU finally committed to banning an array of single-use plastics in March, it became part of a growing plastic-free movement that is seeing similar bans imposed from Vanuatu to Canada and Tanzania....
2019-06-28 11:30

Ragú pasta sauces recalled over possible plastic fragment concerns Anyone who may have purchased varieties of a popular brand of pasta sauce is urged to double-check the label over concerns it may possibly contain fragments of plastic. ...
2019-06-16 21:45

Ragú pasta sauces recalled over plastic fragment fears Anyone who may have purchased varieties of a popular brand of pasta sauce is urged to double-check the label over concerns it may contain fragments of plastic. Mizkan America Inc. announced Saturday that certain Ragú pasta sauce varieties are subject...
2019-06-17 21:15

Canada in talks with Malaysia about taking back plastic waste The government of Canada said on Monday it is in discussions with Malaysia about retrieving plastic waste that originated from Canada and is currently in Malaysia....
2019-06-17 18:30

Japan, a Big Plastic User, Fights Waste Ahead of the G-20 Summit TOKYO (AP) — Japan has a plastic problem.In a country where cleanliness and neat packaging have long been considered good service, almost everything, from single bananas to individual pieces of vegetables, pastries, pens and cosmetics is sold p...
2019-06-28 10:45

Newborn baby found inside of plastic bag in woods in Georgia FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. (WXIA) — Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a newborn baby found alive inside of a plastic bag in the woods late Thursday night. Authorities said they went to Daves Cre...
2019-06-08 06:15

Join The Plastic-Free Club With Etee's Biodegradable Products It is 2019, so I shouldn’t have to tell you that single-use plastic is not good for our planet. Chances are, you have at least one friend who quit using plastic straws and carries a metal one around with them. If you too want to cut down on your plas...
2019-07-20 10:30

Wimbledon bans plastic racket coverings in eco-friendly push Wimbledon will no longer be contributing to England’s waste trail after announcing this year’s participants will not be allowed to use plastic coverings for new rackets. Players on the English grass courts will be seen sporting their traditional whit...
2019-06-28 23:00

You may be eating a credit card's worth of plastic each week: study Plastic pollution is so widespread in the environment that you may be ingesting five grams a week, the equivalent of eating a credit card, a study commissioned by the environmental charity WWF International said on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 03:00

G20 environment ministers agree to tackle marine plastic waste Reduction of marine plastic trash was one of the major issues at the G20 summit of environment ministers in Japan. Delegates also discussed the future of energy security following the tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman....
2019-06-16 16:30

Humans eat a credit card-size amount of plastic every week: study Well, here’s one way to cut down on personal debt. Humans are gobbling up around 5 grams of microplastics in their weekly diets — or about as much as your ATM card, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Newcastle, Aus...
2019-06-12 20:30

Bali officially bans all single-use plastic to curb ocean pollution Bali has banned the use of single-use plastic items in a bid to cut down on ocean pollution. The law prohibiting plastic bags, straws and Styrofoam has come into effect as of July 2, after a six-month transition period that ended last month. The Indo...
2019-07-03 04:30

Japan's famous Nara deer dying from eating plastic bags Tourists warned not to feed the animals after plastic waste found in stomachs of several dead deerAuthorities in Japan’s ancient capital Nara are warning visitors not to feed the city’s wild deer – a major tourist attraction – after several of the an...
2019-07-10 11:45

China vows to raise recycling rates of rural plastic mulch China vowed to improve the recycling rates of plastic mulch used in farming, the government said on Wednesday, amid mounting concerns about soil contamination as unrecovered bits of the thin film get left behind, leaving traces in crops....
2019-07-03 07:45

People flocking to adopt Georgia baby found in plastic bag: police More than a thousand people from around the world have offered to adopt the newborn found wrapped in a plastic grocery bag in the woods in Georgia, local police said Thursday. Well-wishers — some from as far as Ireland — have reached out ...
2019-06-28 10:30

414 million pieces of plastic found on remote Australian islands: Study Almost 1 million shoes and over 370,000 toothbrushes -- they're among the 414 million pieces of plastic found washed ashore on the remote Cocos (Keeling) Islands, according to new research....
2019-05-21 21:45

This Indian School Requires Students to Hand Over Plastic Waste as Tuition A school in India’s northeastern Assam state is now requiring students to pay for tuition in plastic waste they collect. Each of the 110 students at the Akshar Forum school must bring 20 plastic items to school a week in order to attend, accord...
2019-06-05 14:30

Welcome to the "Invisible Challenge," which involves a bunch of dogs running into plastic wrap The domestic dog, trained and bred over centuries to obey and assist humans, has had its loyalty betrayed. Not content to ask our canine companions only to fetch sticks, shake paws on command, or dance around on their hind legs for a treat, our wretc...
2019-07-03 20:15

Malaysia, flooded with plastic waste, to send back some scrap to source Malaysia, which has become the dumping ground for the world's plastic waste, will send back non-recyclable plastic scrap to the developed countries that sent it there, its environment minister said on Tuesday....
2019-05-22 00:30

Cardi B Cancels Several Performances to ''Fully Recover'' From Plastic Surgery Procedures Cardi B needs some R&R. The rapper has postponed her show in El Paso, Texas, which was scheduled for tonight, due to "circumstances beyond her control," read a press release......
2019-05-22 00:30

Whole Foods eliminating plastic straws from US stores in July. Expect new chicken, too. Whole Foods Market is eliminating disposable plastic straws from its stores in the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom in July.        ...
2019-05-21 17:45

G20 to tackle ocean plastic waste as petrochemical producers expand in Asia Japan wants to make reducing the glut of plastic waste in the oceans a priority at the Group of 20 summit it is hosting this month as governments around the world crack down on such pollution....
2019-06-13 14:45

Meet the Woman Sailing Around the World to Raise Awareness About Plastic Pollution The first time self-described “ocean advocate” Emily Penn was confronted by the magnitude of the plastic pollution problem was during an international sailing expedition 10 years ago. She spotted bits of debris, things like toothbrushes, ...
2019-06-07 09:30

Johnsonville recalls nearly 100,000 pounds of sausage after 'green plastic' found in product Nearly 100,000 pounds of Johnsonville Jalapeno Cheddar smoked sausages were recalled after a customer complained about finding hard green plastic in the product....
2019-06-05 03:15

Warsaw’s plastic palm tree ‘dies’ to mark climate threat WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A giant plastic palm tree that has become an artistic symbol of Warsaw has “died” as part of a stunt to draw attention to climate change. Residents were surprised to see this week that the popular tree’s leaves...
2019-06-07 15:15

Drake jokes about plastic surgery rumors while flexing his six-pack on Instagram Drake wants his fans to know that his abs are all-natural, if his comment on a recent Instagram post is any indication.        ...
2019-05-21 15:15

Mom blames Walmart after finding plastic foam in customized graduation cake Marsy Flores, the graduate's mother, says the Walmart bakery gave her a graduation cake made out of Styrofoam.        ...
2019-06-04 20:45

World Migratory Bird Day highlights deadly risks of plastic pollution Saturday marks World Migratory Bird Day which, this year, is raising awareness about the serious threats that plastic pollution poses to bird life, with a call for urgent measures to end the problem. ...
2019-05-21 15:30

Plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton buds to be banned from next year Plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton buds will be banned in England from next year as part of a government plan to tackle pollution and protect the environment....
2019-05-22 08:45

Scientists find hundreds of sharks, giant rays tangled in plastic In total, the new research recorded 1,116 reported cases of marine life tangled up in plastic dumped in the ocean -- but its authors say the true number is likely to be much higher....
2019-07-05 23:15

Plastic straws, cotton buds and drink stirrers to be banned in England Government confirms ban on sale and use of items from April next yearPlastic straws and drink stirrers, and cotton buds with plastic stems will be banned from sale and use in England from next April, the government has confirmed.The move, which has b...
2019-05-22 14:15

Search continues for mother of newborn found wrapped in a plastic bag in the woods https://pmd.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/us/2019/06/08/caption/georgia-baby-found-in-woods-dnt-vpx.wsb_2640526_768x432_1300k.mp4 _____ Atlanta (CNN) – Georgia authorities are searching for the mother of a newborn found wrapped in a plastic bag and ab...
2019-06-08 22:45

Malaysia to send 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to countries of origin Malaysia will send as much as 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to the countries it came from, the environment minister said on Tuesday, the latest Asian country to reject rich countries' rubbish....
2019-05-28 11:45

Malaysia to ship back tonnes of plastic waste to Canada and other nations Malaysia will send back some 3,000 metric tons of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries such as the U.S., U.K., Canada and Australia in a move to avoid becoming a dumping ground for rich nations....
2019-05-28 17:15

Hundreds of sharks snarled by plastic in the world's oceans, scientists warn New research suggest previous studies have underestimated the number of sharks and rays entangled in plastic. The problem is likely much worse than scientists realized....
2019-07-05 15:45

Georgia: newborn baby found alive in plastic bag – video report Police in Georgia have released dramatic bodycam footage showing the moment a newborn baby girl was discovered alive in a plastic bag. Local residents called the police on 6 June after hearing cries from a wooded area. Forsyth county sheriff's office...
2019-06-27 19:30

Tonnes of plastic waste dumped in Malaysia will be returned to country of origin Malaysia will return 450 tonnes of contaminated plastic waste to the countries that shipped it, in a refusal to become a dumping ground for the world's trash....
2019-05-28 12:30

Check your cabinets: Some Ragu pasta sauces recalled, may contain fragments of plastic Mizkan America, Inc. issued the recall out of an "abundance of caution," warning consumers that the pasta sauces may contain fragments of plastic       ...
2019-06-17 01:30

Panera at Home chicken soup recalled over plastic material in product The company behind Panera Bread’s at Home line has issued a recall for a chicken soup product sold in select states over concerns about plastic material contamination....
2019-05-24 16:15

Nestle Waters teams up with Ocean Legacy for plastic waste cleanup Nestle's bottled water division Nestle Waters, owner of Perrier and Vittel, said it would team up with Canada's Ocean Legacy Foundation to help to clean up plastic pollution....
2019-07-08 19:15

Canadian store urges customers to rethink plastic with ‘shameful’ bags East West Market hopes humorous bags like ‘Wart Ointment Wholesale’ will persuade shoppers to shun single-use plastic bagsIf concern over the climate crisis or revulsion over the contamination of the food chain are not enough to change consumer behav...
2019-06-11 21:15

India's trash mountains are a fetid symbol of the country's plastic problem Ravidas in New Delhi is a slum like no other. There are no fetid open sewers brimming with human waste or piles of trash lining every alley and corner. The residents of this ramshackle community run a tight ship....
2019-06-08 06:30

Southeast Asian nations, among worst ocean polluters, aim to curb plastic debris Thai zero-waste advocate Thanaboon Somboon never leaves his home without what he calls a full "weaponry" of reusable shopping bags, coffee tumblers and stainless steel straws for his daily battle against single-use plastic....
2019-06-21 09:30

Plastic bags kill deer in Japan’s Nara city wildlife park Nine deer have been found dead at a popular city wildlife park in western Japan after they swallowed plastic rubbish. The free-roaming animals became emaciated after gorging on plastic litter that filled their stomachs....
2019-07-10 14:45

Environmental Win! The San Diego Zoo Has Announced They Have Acquired A Big Stupid Gorilla That Loves To Eat Plastic And Styrofoam It seems like every day now, there’s another grim report in the news about the devastating effects of plastic waste on the environment, but here’s a story to the opposite effect to give you a rare bit of hope: The San Diego Zoo just announced that th...
2019-05-28 18:00

Warren Entsch declares war on plastic in new Great Barrier Reef envoy role Veteran Liberal MP is aiming to rid beaches of plastics, micro and nano plastics, but won’t commit to a banThe Liberal MP Warren Entsch has launched a crusade against single-use plastics as part of his new role as special envoy for the Great Barrier ...
2019-05-27 21:45

In-depth Google Pixel 3a durability test highlights the strength of plastic (video) If you've been holding off on buying Google's budget-friendly new Pixel 3a or 3a XL for fear of making a major build quality compromise, the ultimate durability test is here to prove you have absolutely nothing to be worried about.Yes, the Pixel 3a i...
2019-05-28 15:15

Glastonbury Festival attendees leave plastic bottles and trash strewn across grounds So much for being eco-friendly. Attendees at Britain’s five-day Glastonbury Festival — which ran on a theme of climate change and the environment — left behind thousands of plastic bottles and trash, photos of the aftermath show. Environmentali...
2019-07-01 19:00

Spanish police smash drug ring smuggling cocaine-infused plastic Police in Spain have arrested 12 members of a crime ring which smuggled cocaine-infused plastic products from Colombia before extracting the drug at three specialized laboratories....
2019-05-30 23:00

Spanish police bust crime ring that smuggled cocaine-laced plastic Police in Spain said they arrested 12 people on Wednesday in connection to a cocaine-smuggling ring that mixed the drug with industrial plastic pellets in a bid to avoid detection....
2019-05-31 00:00

Eco kitchens: 5 ways to make your home more sustainable and reduce single-use plastic on a budget Looking to cut down your use of single-use plastic and help the environment? These small, budget-friendly changes will help you overhaul your kitchen habits....
2019-06-21 19:00

G20 plastic trash reduction goal doesn't address 'excessive' production: activists Activists welcomed a goal set by the Group of 20 major economies' to reduce additional plastic trash leaking into the ocean to zero by 2050, but said it avoided getting at the heart of the problem - slashing the output of wasteful, single-use plastic...
2019-07-01 09:30

Crack open a cold one: PepsiCo testing canned water to cut down on its use of virgin plastic PepsiCo on Thursday said its testing sales of its Aquafina water in aluminum cans as the company moves to reduce its use of virgin plastic, which hasn’t been recycled.       ...
2019-07-02 17:00

Heartbreaking: This Incel Got Plastic Surgery To Look Exactly Like Austin Powers But Still Can’t Find Women Willing To Sleep With Him Many men in the involuntarily celibate community believe that women would sleep with them if they looked more conventionally attractive, so they resort to surgery in order to correct their perceived flaws. However, these drastic measures are rarely t...
2019-07-08 22:45

Tyson recalls ready-to-eat chicken fritters after complaints of 'hard plastic' in product Tyson Foods, Inc. has issued a recall for 190,757 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken fritters that were distributed to foodservice locations nationwide after the company received complaints from schools about hard plastic found in the product...
2019-06-10 17:45

When I stopped buying plastic to go green, I ended up slicing my grocery bill in half Liz Knueven/Business Insider The zero-waste trend is all about eliminating disposable packaging, especially single use plastics, from daily life. I started doing it for the environmental aspect, but I ended up saving big on my grocery bill in the p...
2019-07-20 01:45

Never gonna give you up: the history of America's love affair with plastic | Susan Strasser Once we lived without it, now we can’t escape it. A historian unpacks the origins of our plastic addictionIn 1957 Disneyland opened the Monsanto House of the Future, an all-plastic dwelling. Over the next 10 years millions of visitors passed through ...
2019-06-21 07:15

The Good Points And Bad Points Of Living In Tokyo Do you live in Tokyo? Do you want to? Recently online in Japan, people listed the good points and the bad ones of living in the metropolis with the largest population density on Earth....
2019-06-13 15:30

Turns out there's more plastic pollution in the deep ocean than the Great Pacific Garbage Patch The problem of plastic in the ocean is worse than feared. There’s actually more microplastic 1,000 feet down than there is in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.        ...
2019-06-07 06:15

Multiple deer dead at popular tourist park in Japan after eating plastic bags Nine deer at the famed Nara Park in western Japan have died recently after swallowing plastic bags. Masses of tangled plastic litter and packets of snacks were retrieved from their stomachs, with the heaviest amount weighing 9.5 pounds....
2019-07-11 20:45

Horrific video shows famed chef pulling plastic trash from fish’s stomach A famed Mexican chef has posted a stunning video of himself pulling plastic bottle caps and other trash from a fish’s stomach as he prepares a meal — as a wake-up call that humans are destroying ocean life. In the footage, three-Michelin-star c...
2019-05-21 19:15

McDonald's and Burger King are facing calls to scrap plastic toys in kids' meal deals The plastic toys given away with children's fast food meals are under fire. McDonald's and Burger King are the target of a petition started by two school children who criticize the companies for giving away the toys, which get quickly throw...
2019-07-10 04:45

Tyson Foods has recalled more than 190,000 pounds of chicken fritters after people reportedly found hard plastic Tyson Foods is recalling thousands of pounds of ready-to-eat chicken fritter products after consumers reportedly found hard plastic in the food.       ...
2019-06-09 23:15

Man arrested at New York airport for allegedly smuggling 34 live song birds hidden inside plastic hair curlers A Connecticut man was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport Sunday after returning from South America with nearly three dozen small live birds, each concealed in a plastic hair curler hidden inside his carry-on luggage to be sold for high...
2019-06-18 09:30

Oh, yuck! You're eating about a credit card's worth of plastic every week You're eating, swallowing or breathing in about 2,000 tiny pieces of plastic each week, a new study suggests, the equivalent of one credit card.        ...
2019-06-13 11:00

Um, yuk: You're eating about a credit card's worth of plastic every week You're eating, swallowing or breathing in about 2,000 tiny pieces of plastic each week, a new study suggests, the equivalent of one credit card.        ...
2019-06-13 01:00

'Cambodia is not a dustbin': Asian nation returns 1,600 tons of plastic waste to US and Canada The country's Environment Ministry said that 70 containers of plastic waste were shipped from the U.S. and 13 came from Canada.        ...
2019-07-19 10:00

Hundreds 'waiting in line' to adopt baby found alive in plastic bag, child services says Deputies with the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office found the newborn, who has since been named baby India, in a plastic bag in Cumming, Georgia        ...
2019-06-28 19:15

The CEO of EE just made the best case for 5G yet We've known 5G is coming for a while now, but so far we've been struggling to comprehend why tech companies are so keen on the new standard. Sure, it's quicker and more reliable than 4G, but isn't 4G enough? Who needs faster inter...
2019-05-22 22:15

How we made Luniz's I Got 5 on It ‘Everybody was rapping about getting high but our slang camouflaged it. We got a weed anthem on mainstream radio’The record we sampled, Why You Treat Me So Bad by Club Nouveau, was always the dopest. A million rappers were rapping over another record...
2019-06-04 10:30

Libya: UAE used US-made jet in bombing Libya's UN-backed government has said the United Arab Emirates used a US-made F-16 fighter jet in Wednesday's attack on a migrant detention center that killed at least 53 people....
2019-07-05 20:45

Are headphones 'made for women' really necessary? Five years ago, Nicole Rose Stillings wanted a better pair of headphones. As a full-time professional DJ, she thought that most of the ones she wore were much too big and bulky for her head. So she created a few prototypes that were smaller in size,....
2019-07-03 23:00

Aladdin Made Me Feel Like a Kid Again When I think of the animated Aladdin, I think back to being about 14-years-old, jumping up and down on my bed, and singing along to its soundtrack. At that exact moment, my friends see me doing this through the window and laugh hysterically at me. Yo...
2019-05-22 20:45

MG eZS Electric SUV Will Be Made In India After the MG Hector, the next launch from the company will be the MG eZS which is a pure electric SUV and will be launched in December this year. The good news is that it will be manufactured in......
2019-06-05 16:45

Which Extinct Animal Would Have Made the Best Pet? With de-extinction hovering on the edge of being a thing, it is worth asking at least one question. That question is not “why?” or “is this a good idea??”—if it can be done, it will be, and that’s that. No—the question is: which formerly extinct anim...
2019-06-17 19:00

Google has made its last tablet If you're someone who saw the potential in the Pixel Slate, despite its software issues, we have some bad news. Google is no longer planning to make any tablet hardware going forward and will put all its resources behind laptops in the future. I...
2019-06-21 04:45

Orange is the New Black Made TV—and Me—Gay In 2013, my need to binge the first season of Orange is the New Black felt so urgent that I couldn’t wait for WiFi to be installed in my new apartment to watch it on TV—so I streamed it on my phone. At the time, I thought I was straight. ...
2019-07-19 22:00

Kylo Ren Was Made For Devil May Cry 5 Sometimes a mod is worth looking at because it’s funny, or challenges your ideas about a game. In this case, a Kylo Ren mod for Devil May Cry 5 is about finding two things that were made for each other....
2019-07-16 04:30

How 'Queer Eye' gets made, and yes, there are tears In case you haven't seen it, there's a moving episode in the third season of Netflix's "Queer Eye" in which viewers meet Rob Elrod, a 42-year-old single father, whose wife, Allison, had died two years earlier from breast cancer....
2019-07-19 18:30

The best-looking Galaxy S10 model ever made is out now, but you can’t buy it The Galaxy S10 is already a huge success for Samsung, with the phone selling much better than its predecessor. The Galaxy S10 comes in four versions, including a 5G model and one with a flat display, as well as a variety of colors, so you have plenty...
2019-07-04 01:15

Is Loqueesha the worst film ever made? Jeremy Saville’s movie – about a white man who pretends to be a black woman – is flawed in many ways, which we will now listI don’t know where to start. I do not know where to start. Let’s get the synopsis out of the way: Loqueesha (Amazon Prime Vide...
2019-06-08 15:45

.cloud domains: a name that’s made for fame Google, Facebook, Wholefoods, Virgin. Global fame might not be the end goal for all of us, but when it comes to naming your company or product, and choosing your domain name, there’s pressure to get it right. Not only will the right name ...
2019-07-19 00:45

Wheatus: how we made Teenage Dirtbag ‘I wanted it to sound like Metallica and AC/DC from the waist up and Public Enemy from the waist down’I’d had the riff in my head since college. I wrote Teenage Dirtbag lying on a futon staring at the ceiling in a rented apartment on Long Island, New...
2019-05-22 12:15

Lil Nas X appears to come out as he says: 'Thought I made it obvious' Lil Nas X has said he wanted to open up about his sexuality before the end of Pride Month by sharing a message on Twitter appearing to confirm he is a member of the LGBTQ community....
2019-07-01 18:45

6 Airbnbs That Are Practically Made for Instagram We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
2019-05-21 14:45

The Internet Has Made Dupes—and Cynics—of Us All The typical response to the onslaught of falsehood is to say, lol, nothing matters. But when so many of us are reaching this point, it really does matter....
2019-06-27 22:30

Venezuela Made A Pact With The VAR Devil For most of my lifetime, Venezuela has been chum for the sharks of South America. La Vinotinto have never qualified for a World Cup, have never even made the final of a Copa America, and generally do not put up much of a fight, particularly against t...
2019-06-19 22:15

Someone Made a Portable Keanu Gif Player and I Need It Now Keanu Reeves has always been great. That said, we are truly living in the golden age of the Keanu Renaissance. So much so that someone has created a DIY, portable Keanu gif player, because why resign yourself to merely imagining his glory, when you c...
2019-07-02 00:45

Unique Cereal Rings Were Not Made To Eat, So What Are They? Archaeologists often come across curious items and artifacts that are unusual. In Austria, a team of archaeologists has made a most uncommon discovery.  ...
2019-06-07 06:45

Sad: This Kid’s Pinewood Derby Car Was Made Entirely By His Dad And It Still Sucks Get ready to feel kind of depressed, because there’s a real bummer of a scene taking place at a Wichita Boy Scout troop’s annual pinewood derby event right now: This kid’s car was made pretty much entirely by his dad, but somehow it’s still by and fa...
2019-07-16 20:30

God forgive us, we made cocktails using Soylent The idea behind Soylent is simple: why waste time cooking when you can replace meals with a powdered drink? “Don’t be lame,” the concept seemed to say, “it’s the future now — food’s dumb.” Generally, this is all well and good(-ish), but it leaves out...
2019-07-17 14:30

This might just be the best content-creation laptop ever made Since it first launched in 2016, GIGABYTE’s AERO line has offered some of the most versatile laptops on the planet. This family of all-rounders combine light and portable designs with long battery life and powerful internals, with specs that a...
2019-07-12 10:30

YouTube just made it easier to quit your job New tools offered let fans "tip" you & sell merch. In crowded video field, creators don't need worry about views, there are other ways to make $$$.       ...
2019-07-13 16:15

AT&T just made it possible to pay your phone bill with bitcoin Have some spare bitcoin kicking around? You can put it toward your phone service. AT&T says it has become the first big US wireless carrier to accept cryptocurrency for online phone bill payments. Choose the BitPay option at MyAT&T and you ca...
2019-05-23 18:15

We made Jim Gaffigan pick a new family Miranda Bailey’s directorial debut Being Frank stars Jim Gaffigan as a father whose life is turned upside down when his son discovers he has another family. When we sat down to interview the cast about the movie, we thought it’d be fitting to play a ...
2019-06-12 04:45

The Knicks may have already made their summer splash The Knicks have a new rookie trio to add to their 2018-19 version. If this threesome has as much promise, the Knicks will be ecstatic. Thursday night and into Friday morning, the Knicks added the leading scorers from three blue-blood college programs...
2019-06-23 00:30

Sir Patrick Sergeant: The man who made Euromoney From the City desk of the Daily Mail to a park bench in New York, via conversations with the pioneers of the Eurobond market, Euromoney was the vision of its founder Sir Patrick Sergeant. He managed to create what is now a billion-pound business empi...
2019-06-06 14:15

How NYC made Jennifer Lopez into the superstar she is at 50 She doesn’t turn the big 5-0 until July 24, but Jennifer Lopez has already been celebrating her milestone birthday with her “It’s My Party” tour, which, after kicking off in June, hits Madison Square Garden on Friday and Saturday. (J.Lo will also pla...
2019-07-12 09:30

Senior Tax Officer SK Srivastava Among Those Made To Retire Twelve officials of the Income Tax department made to take voluntary retirement today included senior official SK Srivastava. The 55-year-old was the Commissioner of Appeal in Gautam Budh Nagar near......
2019-06-11 08:30

AI made from a sheet of glass can recognise numbers just by looking A sheet of glass can distinguish between drawings of 0 to 9, because light waves reflected off the images are bent differently as they pass through the glass...
2019-07-08 19:45

Boeing CEO Concedes ‘Mistake’ Made With 737 Max Jets (PARIS) — The chief executive of Boeing said the company made a “mistake” in handling a problematic cockpit warning system in its 737 Max jets before two crashes killed 346 people and he promised transparency as the aircraft maker w...
2019-06-17 02:45

How we made Stray Cat Strut: 'The solo must have taken me 30 seconds' ‘I couldn’t relate to prog rock. We never had any wizards in my neighbourhood. We had ’58 Chevys and good-looking girls’My dad had been in the Korean war with some guys from the deep south, and when I was a kid he told me: “This is the music they lik...
2019-07-02 13:15

Charlie McAvoy Made The Save Of The Series Ignore the 5-1 final score. Far from a blowout, Game 6 had the feel of a rain-swollen reservoir. With the Blues one game away from their first Cup in franchise history, and 18,000 fans screaming so loudly that NBC didn’t even have to juice the crowd ...
2019-06-10 22:30

How an app made hiking easier – with unintended consequences Guthook Guides’ maps and crowdsourced information have made outdoor adventures far less wildIn March 2012, the Pacific Crest Trail changed for good when Cheryl Strayed’s memoir Wild, about her 1995 thru-hike of the trail, hit shelves and quickly beca...
2019-07-08 13:45

Moment made an anamorphic lens for drones One year ago, Moment released an anamorphic lens for smartphones. Now, the company is bringing a rectangular lens to drones. The new Moment Air lineup includes an anamorphic lens for the DJI Mavic 2 Pro and Mavic 2 Zoom, plus new filters and a smartp...
2019-07-10 08:45

Suddenly phony Mickey Callaway was never made for this Watching Mickey Callaway after the past two Met losses in Arizona made me think about Arnold Schwarzenegger playing Hamlet. Schwarzenegger is an actor. Hamlet is a part. But not all actors were meant to play all roles. And not all managers have the e...
2019-06-03 23:15

Ceremony Honors Heroes Who Never Made It Home (LEX 18)– Those who never made it home were honored at Camp Nelson in a Memorial Day ceremony. Like many who gathered at Camp Nelson, guest speaker 96-year-old Captain Walter Cox Jr. knows about loss. During his 58 months in the U.S Army, Capta...
2019-05-27 21:00

Richard Linklater: how we made Dazed and Confused ‘When the studio head realised I was directing, he thought, “Oh no, it’s going to be one of those arty, jerk-offski movies.” I still have PTSD thinking about it’I thought the 1970s sucked. Dazed was supposed to be an anti-nostalgic movie. But it’s li...
2019-06-11 08:15

Michael Thorbjornsen made the cut at the U.S. Open. He's just 17 Michael Thorbjornsen, U.S. Junior champ, is playing the US Open this weekend, only the second 17-year-old to make Open cut in last decade.        ...
2019-06-15 18:15

French Tech has made big strides but wants to go faster and further France's image has improved when it comes to startups and innovation, but it is not yet seen as the place for launching an international company.Read More...
2019-06-03 20:30

This Sad Robot Made From Random Twigs Has to Teach Itself to Get Around Watching Boston Dynamics’ ATLAS robot backflip its way through a parkour course is impressive, but those seemingly effortless maneuvers actually represent thousands of hours of unseen development and testing to perfect. While this robot made from ran...
2019-07-03 16:30

Congress Targets Chinese-Made Drones Citing national security, lawmakers are looking to ban military purchases of Chinese-made drones—which could boost prospects for U.S. makers struggling to compete....
2019-07-07 00:15

Djokovic: Federer and Nadal have made me a better player "Novak Djokovic believes that Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal have made him a better player, despite not being able to beat them much in the early part of his career."...
2019-06-30 11:15

Apple and Microsoft made a new iCloud for Windows app Apple and Microsoft teamed up to create an iCloud Drive experience that will hopefully resolve some compatibility issues. A brand new iCloud for Windows app is available today in the Microsoft Store for Windows 10 users. The iCloud app will use the s...
2019-06-12 03:01

MIT made an AI that can detect and create fake images Creating digital renderings and editing images can take hours, but researchers from MIT and IBM want to change that. They've trained AI to generate photographic images from scratch and to intelligently edit objects inside them. While this could ...
2019-07-01 21:15

Lil Nas X Confirms He’s Gay: ‘Deadass Thought I Made It Obvious’ On the final day of Pride Month—and fresh from wrapping up a set at the Glastonbury music festival in the U.K. this weekend—rapper Lil Nas X officially came out as gay....
2019-07-01 20:30

Blipblox is a synth made for kids that adults will like too Blipblox is a synthesizer designed for children. The company behind it, Playtime Engineering, even calls it a toy. And it certainly looks like one. It's made out of bright, glossy, primary-colored plastic. The large knobs and buttons are cle......
2019-07-03 23:00

Trump says progress made in talks with Mexico but 'not nearly enough' President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that progress was being made in talks with Mexico to stem the flow of migrants to the United States and would continue on Thursday, but unless an agreement can be reached a 5% tariff on Mexican goods would beg...
2019-06-06 04:01

| Nadal, Djokovic have made me the player I am - Federer Roger Federer admits his epic Grand Slam rivalry with Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic has helped propel him to his status as one of the greatest players of all time....
2019-06-29 19:45

Adafruit Just Made It Really Easy to Build Your Own GameBoy There have been countless Raspberry Pi builds over the years that have sought to cram the little boards into a handheld device. Yet nearly every single one required not just a basic grasp of coding, but also an understanding of soldering and sometime...
2019-06-15 03:45

American Pie at 20: why the raucous comedy could never be made today The 1999 hit that spawned a franchise had moments of sweetness amid the filth, but it also possessed little interest in how women feel about sexAmerican Pie could never be made today.Just the premise of high school boys vowing, by hook or by crook, t...
2019-07-09 11:45

Allegations Confirmed Against BJD Lawmaker Who Made Engineer Do Sit-Ups An administrative inquiry has confirmed allegations against a newly elected Biju Janata Dal lawmaker that he "manhandled" and "insulted" a junior Public Works Department engineer, a senior official......
2019-06-10 14:45

Wimbledon 2019: How IBM AI made this the most immersive tournament ever With this year's Wimbledon 2019 men's final set to bring two of the sport's heavyweights together on Centre Court later today, fans all around the world will be tuning in to get a glimpse of the action.But both within SW19 and across t...
2019-07-14 13:30

They Didn’t Speak for Nearly a Decade. Then They Made a Show About It. After starring together in “The Last Five Years” and “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” Norbert Leo Butz and Sherie Rene Scott had a “fracture” in their relationship. How do you set that to music?...
2019-07-08 21:15

Arrest Made In Utah Student’s Murder The search for a missing Utah college student has come to a grim end. Salt Lake City Police say the remains of 23-year-old Mackenzie Lueck were discovered at the home of 31-year-old Ayoola Ajayi. Ajayi has been arrested on charges of aggravated murde...
2019-06-29 03:15

CC Sabathia's Mound Visit Made Everyone A Little Nervous An uneventful All-Star Game had a few nice moments, none more confusing to everyone involved than when AL manager Alex Cora sent out CC Sabathia to talk to Aroldis Chapman after two batters in the ninth. “I thought he was going to take me out of the ...
2019-07-10 17:15

Bloodstained Made Me Fight The Disembodied Head Of My Dog In Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, you play as a woman who must traverse a labyrinthine castle full of monsters and possessed paintings. That is to be expected: as the spiritual successor to the Castlevania series of games, it faithfully recreates...
2019-06-19 18:30

New research may explain why evolution made humans 'fat' Scientists compare how fat cell DNA is packaged in humans, chimps, and other primates. The results reveal the role of evolution in human fat metabolism....
2019-07-06 16:15

Iran says progress made in nuclear talks is still not enough Expectations are not being met in discussions with world powers, claims Iranian envoyIran said some progress had been made at a meeting with world powers on its nuclear accord – but probably “still not enough” to keep the landmark 2015 deal alive.“It...
2019-06-28 20:15

Jay-Z has made five times more money from booze than music This week, Forbes declared that Jay-Z is the first hip-hop artist to become a billionaire—to be precise, he has “accumulated a fortune that conservatively totals $1 billion,” thanks to a “steadily growing kingdom [that is] expansive, encompassing li...
2019-06-07 01:45

Serena made to work for opening win at Wimbledon "Serena Williams was made to work hard for her opening victory at Wimbledon 2019 as she battled past Giulia Gatto-Monticone 6-2 7-5 on Centre Court."...
2019-07-02 20:30

AMD and Samsung: A match made for mobile gaming AMD and Samsung's new licensing agreement, announced Monday, could have massive ramifications for the mobile market -- and for other consumer markets.Read More...
2019-06-06 15:45

Of All the Cars That Never Made Sense, Let Us Not Forget the Peugeot 907 V12 The more time I spend with concept cars, the less I feel I really get what they are or are meant to do. Is the whole idea to tempt me with something that will never exist? Am I supposed to hate this love that I feel in my heart?...
2019-05-24 05:30

Earth may be partly made of rocks from elsewhere in the galaxy We’ve only seen one interstellar object, a rock called ‘Oumuamua that passed by in 2017, but they may be crucial to speeding up the planet-building process...
2019-05-21 16:30

Brutal stretch will show what Mets are made of A week ago at this time, media chatter debated the future of Mets manager Mickey Callaway. A 6-1 stretch against the struggling Washington Nationals and Detroit Tigers helped erase the damage done by five straight losses against the Nats and Miami Ma...
2019-05-28 21:30

What Made Humans 'The Fat Primate'? (It’s Far Deeper Than Diet) Blame junk food or a lack of exercise. But long before the modern obesity epidemic, evolution made us fat too. "We're the fat primates," said Devi Swain-Lenz, a postdoctoral associate in biology at Duke University. ...
2019-06-28 00:30

Sweet dreams are made of this: 5 facts about sleeping Some people claim they only need four to five hours of sleep a night. After that, these super-humans say, they wake up nice and refreshed, ready for the challenges of a new day! From a health standpoint, that's bogus....
2019-06-21 16:15

Pandora finally made a native desktop app Pandora has finally rolled out a desktop app, so you don't have to be stuck using its web player on a browser anymore if you want to play music on your computer. It doesn't play podcasts yet, and it doesn't quite have all the features ...
2019-05-21 16:30

Three Very Rare Games Made By Extraordinary Women The Strong National Museum Of Play’s latest exhibit celebrates the history of women in gaming, so when we visited the museum earlier this year, we knew we had to dive into its archives. We found a few of the rarest, most interesting games designed by...
2019-05-30 04:00

‘Boys became tough men here’ – the neighbourhood that made Wijnaldum ‘Shootings, prostitutes and needles’ – the Liverpool midfielder’s brother, Giliano, and childhood friend David Mendes da Silva explain what it was like to grow up in SchiemondThere are no flowers any more and no remembrance plaque but David Mendes da...
2019-06-01 13:30

Twins, Angels postponed, will be made up on Thursday ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The series finale between the Minnesota Twins and the Los Angeles Angels has been postponed because of weather and rescheduled for Thursday. It rained at Angel Stadium two hours before Wednesday’s game, causing puddles to...
2019-05-23 05:15

Many Google Duplex 'AI' Calls Are Actually Made by Humans Last year, when Google first showed off its new Duplex feature that used artificial intelligence to make calls for users, it terrified us because it sounded so human.Read more......
2019-05-23 17:30

Cuba's Chinese-made train starts its first run Cuba's first new train in over 40 years has set off on its maiden voyage. With support from China, the Cuban government hopes to fully restore the Caribbean country's decrepit rail system by the end of 2030....
2019-07-14 06:30

Measles has made a shocking return to the US. Can it be stopped? Measles outbreaks across the US are forcing public health officials to take drastic action to get people vaccinated, threatening fines or even jail time...
2019-05-22 07:01

Zara collections to be made from 100% sustainable fabrics Owner says its brands including Massimo Dutti and Pull&Bear will all follow suit by 2025The owner of high street fashion giant Zara has announced that all of its collections will be made from 100% sustainable fabrics before 2025.Inditex – which was n...
2019-07-17 15:30

Schwab shoots 66, leads by 1 at Made In Denmark Matthias Schwab shot a 5-under 66 in the worst conditions of the second round to take a one-stroke lead at the Made in Denmark event        ...
2019-05-28 16:15

Fan-Made Half-Life 3 Is Coming Along Nicely Last year, a group of Half-Life fans announced that they were going to be taking former Valve writer Marc Laidlaw’s Episode 3 synopsis and turning it into an actual game. A year later and things are looking good!...
2019-06-20 06:45

A fifth of drink-driving arrests are made the morning after News 30 May, 2019 Data shows a third of all breath tests and nearly 18 per cent of drink-driving convictions are for drivers stopped between 7am and 1pm...
2019-05-30 18:15

The Switch was made for 'Super Mario Maker 2' Super Mario Maker single-handedly justified the Wii U's existence. Not only did it finally deliver on my childhood dream of designing my own Mario levels, it proved that the console's gigantic tablet could be genuinely useful. It's jus...
2019-05-28 20:30

Mystery Made by Google device surfaces at the FCC Google has a new device up its sleeves and it is a wireless Bluetooth device with the model number of G022A. That information was discovered on the FCC's website (via 9to5 Google) and the model number suggests that this is a Made by Google item. In f...
2019-05-22 04:30

Arrests made in June robbery, shooting LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Lexington police have arrested two suspects allegedly involved in a robbery that turned into a shooting. Police arrested Octavius and Quinton Wingate Thursday afternoon. Police say that on June 21 before 5 p.m. Octaviu...
2019-06-28 11:45

John Romero Made A New Doom Mod And It's Great 1993's Doom isn’t the first shooter, but it is the one that truly kicked off a genre. Heavy weapons and bloody demons ignited controversy, while stellar level design kept players engaged. A 2016 reboot updated the series for modern times, but tho...
2019-06-01 02:15

OxyContin Made the Sacklers Rich. Now It's Tearing Them Apart. The billionaire family was so fractious one member tried to punch another in a board meeting. More recently, a rash of lawsuits, which accuse its Purdue Pharma of helping fuel the addiction crisis, has exacerbated these longstanding divisions and com...
2019-07-14 00:01

What a waist: why the corset has made a regrettable return On the red carpet, on Instagram, even in Mothercare – corsets are everywhere. What is behind the disturbing trend for ‘waist training’?What could be more enjoyable after giving birth than slipping into some high heels and squeezing your postpartum bo...
2019-06-27 19:30

Gravel Made the Travel Pillow of Blankets If, like me, you prefer to spend as much time as possible under a blanket at home, Gravel made a blanket that you can take with you anywhere.Read more......
2019-05-29 03:15

Sea of Love: A Father, His Daughter and the Boat He Made for Her Part memoir, part history, part adventure tale, Jonathan Gornall’s “How to Build a Boat” is a lyrical ode to the pleasures of working with your hands....
2019-05-31 18:45

How we live together: 'Our drama teacher made us act as if we were about to kiss' The opera students who share a homeTom and I are both on the opera course at the Royal Academy of Music, in London. One of our most vivid early encounters was when our drama teacher made us walk into the middle of a circle of our peers and act as if ...
2019-07-13 21:15

When Twyla Tharp Made Ballet Modern On the occasion of American Ballet Theater’s revival of the game-changing “Deuce Coupe,” Ms. Tharp and Sara Rudner talked with the dancers taking their roles, Isabella Boylston and Misty Copeland. (Yes, it’s O.K. to fall.)...
2019-05-22 16:30

Tarantino says recent marriage made him 'take stock' Quentin Tarantino, who once suggested he was too focused on movie-making to marry, said on Wednesday that his recent wedding to Israeli singer Daniella Pick had made him "take stock" from a different perspective....
2019-05-22 17:30

Arrest made in shooting near bar that left 10 wounded ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities have made an arrest in connection with a street shooting in eastern Pennsylvania that left 10 people wounded. Allentown police say 20-year-old city resident Angelo Luis Rivera is charged with criminal conspiracy to c...
2019-06-21 15:30

The four-year project that's made England a one-day force England are Cricket World Cup semi-finalists — and they have a damn good chance of winning the thing. Savour that, because it does not happen very often. We are not like the Australians, nor, indeed, England Women....
2019-07-04 13:15

Honda, Toyota dominate top U.S.-made vehicles index Amid tariff talk, the “American-Made Index” compiled by Cars.com found nine of the 15 most U.S.-sourced vehicles are manufactured by Honda and Toyota, though FCA's Jeep Cherokee tops the list....
2019-06-27 22:45

The gig economy has made ‘Karens’ of us all – angry and needing the manager. Now The ‘I want to speak to the manager’ meme points to the essential brokenness of modern life: the corporate greed that fostered an I-Want-It-Now cultureA globally viral meme making my heart zing over recent years is the “Can I speak to the manager?” o...
2019-06-29 13:00

Hedgie claims misogyny accusations made him ‘unemployable’ The ex-president accused of fostering a misogynistic boys’ club at Steven Cohen’s Point72 hedge fund filed a defamation lawsuit Wednesday against the worker who sued him and the company. Douglas Haynes — who left Point72 a month after the lawsuit was...
2019-07-04 05:30

Mandarin Made Mandatory In Many Nepal Schools: Report Many schools across Nepal have made it mandatory for students to learn Mandarin lured by the Chinese government's offer to cover salaries of teachers who teach the language, a media report said on......
2019-06-15 13:45

Kaapo Kakko is made for Rangers’ spotlight: ‘I think he’ll thrive’ To get to this point, of course there had to be passion. But the way Kaapo Kakko feels about hockey seems to go well beyond the regular definition. The 18-year-old Finnish winger is set to be one of the top two picks in the NHL draft Friday in Vancou...
2019-06-19 02:45

The Weather Machine Reveals How the Forecast Is Made—and Why It's Now Threatened The weather forecast is one of the most ubiquitous things in our daily lives. People talk about it when there’s nothing else to say, farmers from the Midwest to Mali use it to decide when to plant crops, and everyone loves to (wrongly) complain when ...
2019-07-05 19:45

Climate change made Europe heatwave five times more likely Climate change made last week's record-breaking European heatwave at least five times more likely to happen, according to a leading group of scientists....
2019-07-02 18:30

Plan to sell 50m meals made from electricity, water and air Solar Foods hopes wheat flour-like product will hit target in supermarkets within two yearsA Finnish company that makes food from electricity, water and air has said it plans to have 50m meals’ worth of its product sold in supermarkets within two yea...
2019-06-29 07:15

New York just made gravity knives legal. Here's why. Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved legislation removing gravity knives from the state's "dangerous weapons" category.        ...
2019-06-05 21:45

Britain may not have made final decision on Huawei and 5G: Bolton says Britain may not have made a final decision on allowing China's Huawei a restricted role in building parts of its 5G network, U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser John Bolton said on Thursday....
2019-05-30 19:30

Florida man says he killed mom, dog because YouTube videos made him paranoid A deranged Florida man said he fatally shot both his mom and his dog this week — because YouTube videos he was watching made him paranoid that she was about to be attacked by a stranger, according to a new report. Colby Glen Larue, 22, told investiga...
2019-06-21 22:00

Computex 2019 has made me excited for the future of laptops Laptops have been around for 40 years, and in that time – let’s be honest – not much has really changed. Sure, the hardware has got faster and more powerful, and the bodies thinner and lighter – but the laptops of today ar...
2019-05-30 20:15

Six companies made initial best offers for Colombia oil contracts Six oil companies have made the initial best offers on 11 oil exploration contracts in Colombia, the government said on Friday, as a bidding process meant to revitalize its long-stagnant oil sector moved forward....
2019-06-15 04:15

Has Vic Mensa made the most political music video of the year? The rapper and singer who caused conservative outrage with his impassioned Camp America video talks about why he’s decided to take a standA group of children downing pills and drinking toilet water behind bars makes for uneasy, provocative imagery in...
2019-06-27 19:30

Meet 'Megetables:' Literally vegetables made of meat In response to the plant-based meat craze, Arby's has created the "Megetable," a vegetable made entirely of meat. Don't worry, the company doesn't plan to actually sell them in stores....
2019-06-27 18:45

Beth Ditto: how we made Gossip's Standing in the Way of Control ‘The lyrics came out in a two-minute splurge. I drew on personal experiences, like growing up in the Bible Belt and being labelled a bitch’In the early 2000s, everyone I knew was in a band but none of us dreamed of breaking through. I used to record ...
2019-07-15 21:15

Not enough progress made during U.S., Mexico tariff talks: Trump Frustrated by the lack of progress on a signature issue from his 2016 election campaign, Trump unexpectedly told Mexico last week to take a harder line on illegal immigration or face 5 per cent tariffs on all its exports to the United States starting...
2019-06-06 07:00

Grubhub made over 30K websites disguised as restaurant homepages In all cases reviewed by The Post, Grubhub’s copycat sites use the restaurants’ logos — even as they direct customers to its Grubhub and Seamless sites....
2019-07-01 07:01

The Spice Girls are finally getting the animated film they were made for Per The Hollywood Reporter, Paramount Animation has revealed a film slate that includes the long-rumored Spice Girls film, which is currently in early development. As of now, all five members - Melanie “Scary” Brown, Emma “Baby” Bunton, Melanie “Spo...
2019-06-12 20:30

What made Artemi Panarin speak out against Vladimir Putin Artemi Panarin got the team he wanted, then got his money, and now he’s making his voice heard back in his native Russia by ripping into authoritative president Vladimir Putin. The Rangers’ new winger, who signed a seven-year, $81.5 million dea...
2019-07-19 21:45

Second arrest made in connection to David Ortiz shooting A spokeswoman for the national prosecutor's office in the Dominican Republic said a second person has been arrested in the investigation into the shooting of former Red Sox star David Ortiz. There is no public indication the man is the suspected shoo...
2019-06-12 12:01

Trump says Iran made ‘big mistake’ in downing US drone WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Thursday that “Iran made a very big mistake” in shooting down a U.S. drone. Iran made a very big mistake! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 20, 2019 White House press secre...
2019-06-20 18:45

Trump says 'a lot of progress' made with Iran to defuse crisis U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday "a lot of progress" had been made toward ending a volatile standoff with Iran, with his top diplomat saying Tehran had signaled willingness to negotiate over its disputed ballistic missile program....
2019-07-16 21:15

Crisp packets made of a new material could be much easier to recycle Crisp packets are currently hard to recycle, but a new material made of extremely thin sheets of plastic could make them more environmentally friendly...
2019-06-11 21:15

‘Cocaine Mitch’ McConnell Made a Cool $70,000 on T-Shirts “Cocaine Mitch” is moving product. At $35 a pop, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s re-election campaign has sold more than 2,000 T-shirts referencing the derogatory, drug-themed nickname a former opponent once gave him. The $...
2019-05-22 15:30

Banksy reveals he made Stormzy's Glastonbury vest Banksy has revealed he designed the Union Jack vest worn by Stormzy during his historic headline performance at the Glastonbury Festival on Friday night....
2019-06-29 22:01

Helmets Made Compulsory On Agra-Lucknow Expressway The Uttar Pradesh Expressway Industrial Development Authority (UPEIDA) has made wearing helmets mandatory for two-wheeler riders on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway....
2019-07-16 09:15

This $15 Accessory Made Carrying My Bike Up Four Floors So Much Easier One of the true joys of living in Brooklyn is taking my bike for a few laps around Prospect Park. Sadly, hoisting my 25 lb. Priority Bike on my shoulder and up four floors makes a chore out of what should be a relaxing activity....
2019-05-22 10:15

Nestle to sell a chocolate made without added sugar For chocolate lovers around the world, a new invention by Nestle that cuts out added sugar means that customers can enjoy its 70% dark chocolate with less guilt....
2019-07-16 16:45