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Dark Phoenix's Simon Kinberg Took Inspiration From Nolan's Batman to Bring the X-Men Down to Earth

There’s an unsteady, chaotic energy coursing through much of Simon Kinberg’s Dark Phoenix. It almost feels like an extension of the existential crisis its titular hero finds herself in as sh...

Dark Phoenix's Simon Kinberg Took Inspiration From Nolan's Batman to Bring the X-Men Down to Earth

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Simon Kinberg says Dark Phoenix was never supposed to be "a classic superhero movie" It’s likely that no big-budget would-be blockbuster this year is going to draw a more exhaustive series of post-mortem than Simon Kinberg’s Dark Phoenix, the film that ended Fox’s long-running X-Men franchise not with a mutant-powered bang, but with ...
2019-06-15 07:45

Simon Kinberg Likens Dark Phoenix's Original Ending to Captain America: Civil War and Captain Marvel While the cast of Simon Kinberg’s Dark Phoenix has spoken about the similarities between the film’s original ending and the ending of another recent big superhero film—similarities that were so extensive they required the final X-Men installment to u...
2019-06-07 19:15

'Batman' turns 30: How a superfan got Hollywood to redefine the Dark Knight Three decades after director Tim Burton's 1989 "Batman" film became a box office blockbuster and pop culture phenomenon, the decision to bring the Dark Knight to the big screen seems like it should have been a no-brainer. But in the years leading up ...
2019-06-23 19:30

Go inside the Dark Knight’s head in this Batman Universe #1 exclusive DC’s line of Wal-Mart exclusive comics has been an interesting experiment, attempting to bring in new readers by putting DC comics in a high-traffic retail space. But comic-book collectors are aggressive creatures, and many of these books were scoope...
2019-07-08 20:30

Trump created a storm over Kim Darroch. Boris Johnson will bring a hurricane | Simon Jenkins With the forces of no deal whirling faster, Johnson is banking on the idea that a dramatic shock could be Britain’s salvationImagine chaos. Dream disruption. Think of a hundred Kim Darrochs as the Boris Johnson moment approaches. Tear up the script. ...
2019-07-11 22:15

NASA needs your help to bring an asteroid sample back to Earth NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission has already accomplished a lot since arriving at the space rock known as Bennu late last year. The spacecraft successfully entered orbit around the asteroid, scanned its surface with a laser, and learned a lot about it...
2019-05-24 01:00

Tried to Bring "A Bit of the Monkey": His Dark Materials' Ruth Wilson His Dark Materials held a much-anticipated panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2019 on Thursday, with cast members Dafne Keen, Ruth Wilson, James McAvoy, and Lin-Manuel Miranda appearing on stage alongside......
2019-07-19 08:30

'Terminator: Dark Fate' to be rated R, bring back Eddie Furlong as John Connor Linda Hamilton and Arnold Schwarzenegger will be joined by another familiar face in the upcoming film "Terminator: Dark Fate" — Eddie Furlong, who played John Connor in "Terminator 2: Judgment Day."...
2019-07-19 03:15

Why Earth's water could be older than Earth itself How did water survive Earth's searingly hot birth? A radical new answer turns planetary history on its head – and could revolutionise the search for alien life...
2019-05-21 18:45

Steve Bullock Hates Dark Money. But a Dark Money Lobbyist Is Helping His Presidential Campaign Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is staking his name and presidential campaign on battling “dark money” — a commonly used term for secretive political cash meant to influence elections. He’s even suing President Donald Trump’s...
2019-07-08 19:45

Amazon's re:Mars serves up AI inspiration The burgeoning world of AI has generated a whole host of serious challenges, as well as skepticism about its business value, but Amazon's new conference serves as a reminder of why it generates so much excitement....
2019-06-05 08:00

Elections In India Are An Inspiration Around The World: United States Congratulating Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his re-election, the United States has said that the just-concluded elections in India, the largest democratic exercise in human history, is an......
2019-05-24 06:30

Women's World Cup: Ellen White's Bundesliga inspiration As Ellen White celebrated the two goals that assured that England would beat Japan to the top of Group D, her celebration caught the eye. It was a tribute to the Bundesliga and one player in particular....
2019-06-20 16:15

Building named to honor ice bucket challenge inspiration BOSTON (AP) — Boston College says its new indoor baseball and softball training facility will be named after the alumnus who helped popularize the ice bucket challenge. The college unveiled plans Wednesday for the Pete Frates (FRAY’-tees) Cente...
2019-06-27 20:15

New world heavyweight champ is 'an inspiration for all fat people,' says rival Braggadocio and trash talking -- where boxers taunt rivals to boost ratings and provide an alternative narrative for the media and fans outside of the ring -- are part and parcel of the boxing world....
2019-06-06 20:30

Amazing Amy: Meet Gary Woodland's U.S. Open inspiration Amy Bockerstette started taking golf lessons at 14 with the hope of playing with her family. She became the first person with Down syndrome to earn a college athletic scholarship....
2019-06-19 17:30

Drop it like it’s hot: style inspiration from London’s new home of cool At Coal Drops Yard, creativity is all around you, from the architectural juxtaposition of old and new to the contents of the stores and the people who work in them. We spoke to staff and owners about their personal approaches to fashion, and what it’...
2019-06-07 17:45

‘What/If’ star Renée Zellweger reveals sultry inspiration for role The sound of running water comes across the telephone line while Renée Zellweger is talking about her new Netflix series “What/If,” out Friday. Is she filling her pool? Or having a cleanse at some elite spa? A secondary, clinking sound accompanying t...
2019-05-24 01:45

For Jamila Woods, History Is Today’s Inspiration and Tomorrow’s Blueprint The Chicago singer and poet pays tribute to creative titans and offers lessons on how to triumph over the challenges of everyday life on “Legacy! Legacy!”...
2019-05-21 23:30

Lion King director looked to Attenborough and Babe for inspiration The director of Disney's The Lion King has revealed he looked to David Attenborough documentaries and the animated pig Babe for inspiration for his stunning reimagined version of the classic....
2019-07-17 08:45

Here are some words of inspiration, courtesy of the queens of RuPaul's Drag Race If you woke up today feeling shitty about yourself, let the queens of RuPaul’s Drag Race’s eleventh season lift your spirits up with some words of inspiration....
2019-05-24 11:15

Women’s World Cup: Caroline Weir takes inspiration from takeaway art Scotland midfielder with a mural of her on a wall in Dunfermline says ‘the attention we’re getting is a bit mad’There are many reasons to visit the Côte d’Azur, but art surely ranks among the top 10 with the assorted galleries affording tourists plen...
2019-06-09 06:00

LPGA leaving ANA Inspiration against Augusta Women's Amateur Golf Notes: ANA Inspiration staying against Augusta Women's Amateur; Brooks Koepka has new outlook on No. 1        ...
2019-06-28 01:45

Wimbledon: Serena Williams using Tiger Woods' Masters win as inspiration Tennis superstar Serena Williams said Tiger Woods' win at the 2019 Masters is at the top of her mind as she tries to win a record-tying 24th Grand Slam title at Wimbledon Saturday in London....
2019-07-13 12:45

Robert Pattinson is the new Batman After weeks of speculation, the actor has officially inherited the keys to the Batmobile from Ben AffleckThe actor who shot to fame as a vampire in the Twilight films will take on another nocturnal hero: Batman. Pattinson, 33, inherits the role from ...
2019-05-31 19:30

Limping linchpin: Koscielny’s path from injury hell to Arsenal inspiration Defender’s World Cup dream was shattered by injury. Now Laurent Koscielny is set for a Europa League final against Chelsea but the road back was toughThe snatches of thoughts that flashed through his mind in a moment of crisis were like a brutal cine...
2019-05-27 19:45

Find Out Why Natalie Halcro & Olivia Pierson Call Kim Kardashian an "Inspiration" For Kim Kardashian, role-modeling kind of comes with the territory. So the fact that she's inspiring other social media-savvy TV stars with career goals as big as their family units......
2019-07-09 04:45

Teen sheds 10 STONE after finding weight loss inspiration on Instagram THIS teenager was inspired to change her lifestyle when she saw weight loss transformation snaps on Instagram. Here's how the super-slimmer shed 10st....
2019-05-21 17:45

'Lego Batman' producer, then Treasury sec? Treasury secretary pick Steven Mnuchin is an executive producer on Warner Bros.' "The Lego Batman Movie," which pulled in an estimated $55.6 million from U.S. audiences during its opening weekend....
2019-05-21 15:15

Well, now it's official: Robert Pattinson is your new Batman For weeks we have been steadying ourselves for Robert Pattinson’s eventual descent into the Batcave, bravely swatted away Twilight jokes (as if that man didn’t also gift us with a perfectly serviceable turn at Cedric Diggory, you ungrateful monsters)...
2019-05-31 19:30

Robert Pattinson is officially the next Batman Robert Pattinson just locked down another blockbuster franchise. Warner Bros. revealed Friday that the actor who brought Edward Cullen to life in the “Twilight” series is the studio’s official choice for the next Batman movie, Deadl...
2019-05-31 19:15

Lizzo is a joyous inspiration – but body positivity has come too late for the likes of me | Grace Dent There was no such thing when I was a teen in the 80s; there was the heavenly Maria Whittaker on Page 3 and Sabrina in the Boys Boys Boys videoAs Lizzo paraded gloriously with her flute at Glastonbury last month, a paean to body positivity, a poster g...
2019-07-13 16:30

How Pulitzer Prize-Winning Novelist Colson Whitehead Finds Inspiration for His Books Pulitzer Prize-winning author Colson Whitehead‘s latest novel The Nickel Boys, about an abusive Jim Crow-era reform school, joins a backlist of books that point to urgent questions about identity, class and history. Whitehead, who appears on TI...
2019-06-27 21:00

U.S. Open champion Gary Woodland finds inspiration in words of friend Amy Bockerstette Amy Bockerstette, a Phoenix golfer who has Down syndrome, and U.S. Open champion Gary Woodland have developed a close bond.       ...
2019-06-17 10:30

Album Review: For Jamila Woods, History Is Today’s Inspiration and Tomorrow’s Blueprint The Chicago singer and poet pays tribute to creative titans and offers lessons on how to triumph over the challenges of everyday life on “Legacy! Legacy!”...
2019-05-21 14:38

Robert Pattinson confirmed to star as next Batman The 33-year-old actor will become the second-youngest actor to ever play the superhero after Christian Bale, who was 31 when 'Batman Begins' was released....
2019-05-31 21:45

Ladies and Gentlemen, Robert Pattinson Is Your New Batman Good evening, ladies and gentlemen...presenting your new Batman, Robert Pattinson.Warner Bros. Pictures confirmed that the 33-year-old Twilight actor has signed a deal to play the Bruce Wayne /......
2019-06-01 04:30

Batman Existed in Mesoamerican Mythology and His Name Was Camazotz As social media is abuzz with who might be cast in the next Batman movie, with concerns that some of the candidates might not be menacing enough to fill those big black boots, it might be time to look again at one of the bat figures that featured as ...
2019-05-23 18:30

Robert Pattinson's The Batman Is About Him 'Trying to Find His Footing' Matt Reeves' 2021 The Batman movie, with Robert Pattinson in the lead, is about a Bruce Wayne "still trying to find his footing on his way to becoming the genius detective."...
2019-06-05 08:15

Jaden Smith on Robert Pattinson: "He will be the best Batman" In all the hullaballoo surrounding the news that Robert Pattinson’s been cast as Batman, do you know who came out as the winner of it all? Twilight fans, that’s frickin’ who. Who better, then, to lead the charge of fans to the theaters to see the new...
2019-07-09 01:15

I Wish I Could Wear This Wee Arkham Asylum Batman Cowl When I heard that DC Collectibles was making a replica of the distinctive cowl the Dark Knight wore during Rocksteady’s Arkham Asylum video game, I imagined skulking about my house as a masked vigilante, striking fear into children and cats alike. Th...
2019-07-15 21:45

‘Facebook fugitive,’ inspiration for country song, honors deal to surrender after 15,000 likes: reports A fugitive in Connecticut who had agreed to surrender if his “wanted” post on Facebook collected 15,000 likes has kept his word, according to reports....
2019-06-23 13:15

Robert Pattinson is already Batman — why let him ruin James Bond? Robert Pattinson should stick to what he does best in movies: being a pale, kinda creepy, teen heartthrob. That’s why when Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle gushed to The Guardian Thursday that the “Twilight” star and vampire darling should succeed ...
2019-06-22 08:30

PS4 Batman Arkham Collection has one big advantage over Xbox One release Rocksteady and WB Games have announced a new collection of the fan-favourite Batman games are due to launch later this year - but there's a catch for Xbox One owners....
2019-07-09 16:30

Brooklyn man in Batman shirt helps cops take down suspect Sock! Bam!… Snap! A Bay Ridge man wearing a Batman T-shirt transformed into a real-life crime-fighting crusader when he chased down a suspect who was fleeing cops — breaking his own leg in the process. Christian Almonte, 22, was driving on the ...
2019-06-08 16:45

It's an Itsy Bitsy, Teenie Weenie National (Polka Dot) Bikini Day! Celebrate With Celeb Suit Inspiration Girls of summer, this one's for you! Today is National Bikini Day and basically it means summer is in full bloom...in case you didn't already know it. Whether you rock an......
2019-07-05 17:45

Holy Toledo, Batman! Actors who have played the Caped Crusader Ben Affleck has vacated the role of Bruce Wayne in "The Batman," making way for a new Caped Crusader. Who else has worn the cowl?        ...
2019-06-27 21:30

Robert Pattinson in talks to play Batman in 2021 film This image released by A24 Films shows Robert Pattinson in a scene from “High Life.” (Martin Valentin Menke/A24 Films via AP) Twilight star Robert Pattinson is in negotiations to don Batman’s iconic cowl, Warner Bros. confirmed to CNBC Fr...
2019-05-31 22:45

Matt Reeves' The Batman is about the Caped Crusader "trying to find his footing" Warner Bros. hired Matt Reeves to cook up a new Batman movie back in 2017, and since then we’ve learned precious little about the filmmaker’s take on the Caped Crusader. That’s beginning to change with the recent casting of Robert Pattinson as the ep...
2019-06-05 07:45

Simon Yates: I’m at 98% now "Simon Yates says he’s nearly back at full fitness after suffering an early crash at the Giro d’Italia, Watch every stage live on Eurosport and Eurosport Player."...
2019-05-22 17:45

Popular famous person Batman to get his own star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame We can now add “Beating the ever-loving crap out of murderclowns” to the things that can get a person a star on Hollywood’s well-known Walk Of Fame. The Hollywood Chamber Of Commerce announced that popular vigilante The Batman will be among the recip...
2019-06-21 09:45

How the 1989 'Batman' movie forever changed the comic book character When Tim Burton's "Batman" debuted in theaters 30 years ago in 1989, it didn't just kick off a major, still-flourishing movie franchise and the current era of superhero-led blockbusters. The film also had a profound impact on Batman himself, and the ...
2019-06-22 20:15

Is Robert Pattinson the new Batman? Fans delight in rumors about a new Caped Crusader Robert Pattinson whipped fans into a frenzy Thursday after reports that he'll replace Ben Affleck as the Caped Crusader in 2021's "The Batman."        ...
2019-05-21 15:00

A new knight rises: what will Robert Pattinson make of Batman's poisoned chalice As the anti-Batfleck choice, the Twilight star brings hard-won arthouse chops to the most troublesome superhero role Has there ever been a more poisoned chalice than the role of Batman? Of the five actors who have played the caped crusader on the big...
2019-06-06 15:45

How Tim Burton’s ‘Batman’ radically changed the superhero-movie landscape 30 years ago In June 1989, Michael Keaton’s star turn as “Batman” ushered in the modern era of box-office domination, massive merchandising and the heat of comic-book casting backlash....
2019-05-31 17:30

Batman and 'Game of Thrones' latest recipients of cold shoulder from fans Winter is over, but that lingering chill in the air comes from the winds that buffeted "Game of Thrones'" final season, illustrating an increasingly vocal and not always pretty side of fandom....
2019-05-21 21:00

George Clooney, Ben Affleck and Now Robert Pattinson: See Batman's Evolution On the Big Screen Robert Pattinson is saying goodbye to the small town of Forks, Washington and hello to the big city of Gotham. The Twilight star has officially been named as the man who will play Batman......
2019-06-01 04:30

Batman movies have long history of bringing out fans' batty side "Batman" swooped into theaters on June 19, 1989, helping set the stage for more blockbuster superhero movies as well as more adult, ambitious takes on the comic-book fare that, this century, has become the dominant movie genre in box-office terms....
2019-06-15 17:45

From Batman to Holy Land, comics artist sees heroes on all sides An American comic book illustrator once feted for a portfolio including Batman and Wonder Woman covers has found a new calling in the Holy Land - drawing the everyday good and bad guys he sees on all......
2019-06-20 15:00

Mattel's Comic-Con Batman Exclusives Include Some Very Colorful Action Figures Oh sure, there are other parts of Mattel’s Dark Knight-themed exclusives for San Diego Comic-Con. But do you really need convincing beyond the return of the Technicolor dreamboat that is Rainbow Batman?...
2019-06-10 23:15

Jaws, Batman, Finding Nemo and more: Biggest summer blockbuster each year since 1975 Going to the movies is one of the best ways to beat the summer heat and cool off in a dark, air-conditioned cinema.        ...
2019-06-27 21:30

In Defense of Castlevania 2: Simon’s Quest The original Castlevania was one of the first NES games I played. So when the sequel came out for the NES in December 1988, I knew I had to play it. Simon’s Quest mixed up the first game’s action-platforming formula and gave players a Metroidvania-st...
2019-06-22 19:15

Simon Pagenaud had a very good month of May. Simon Pagenaud had a very good month of May. After winning the Indy GP on the road course, then qualifying on pole position for the Indy 500, then leading the most laps on his way to victory in the 500, he picked up a broom to complete his clean swee...
2019-05-31 06:30

Mark Hamill Shares an Unused DVD Feature For Tim Burton's Batman Featuring Himself and Kevin Conroy Making storyboards interesting for a special feature is tricky, especially when the original actors aren’t around to provide any voice-over work to make the images pop on screen. In what appears to be a cancelled special feature, the best voices ever...
2019-07-14 01:30

Batman, Lois Lane fight for truth in Brian Michael Bendis’ 'Event Leviathan’ DC's "Event Leviathan" by Brian Michael Bendis features Batman, Lois Lane and Green Arrow trying to uncover the truth behind a far-reaching conspiracy....
2019-06-12 09:30

John Oliver and Jane Krakowski Explain Why Medical Devices Are Like Batman on Last Week Tonight On Sunday night’s episode of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver turned his spotlight on the $156 billion medical device market. About 32 million Americans, or one in 10, have some medical device in their bodies, he said. “Turns out the robot ...
2019-06-03 11:15

Army recruiter who called himself 'Colorado batman' allegedly solicited girls as young as 10: police An Army recruiter who called himself "Colorado batman" on social media was arrested Monday on suspicion of soliciting girls as young as 10, authorities said....
2019-07-17 06:45

The EU election changes nothing. May’s deal is still the only way forward | Simon Jenkins Forget these empty election results. There is only one solution to the Brexit challenge facing a new Tory prime ministerThe European elections were meaningless. They can be read any way we want. Brexit won, but with a third of the vote, against anti-...
2019-05-27 12:45

60 Second Pro - Simon Yates explains how to tackle a big climb "Simon Yates of Mitchelton-Scott gives his top tips about how to tackle a big cycling climb in the latest edition of Eurosport\u0027s 60 Second Pro series."...
2019-05-28 18:00

From Mel Gibson as the Caped Crusader to the Bat-Nipples That (Briefly) Killed the Franchise: Inside 30 Years of Batman Films Holy anniversary, Batman! It's been 30 years since director Tim Burton teamed up with Warner Brothers to bring the Caped Crusader, who had previously brought to camp-tastic life on......
2019-06-24 00:00

New Blackpool owner Simon Sadler: ‘I’m doing it for the greater good’ The childhood Blackpool fan takes over after Owen Oyston’s toxic reign saying: ‘Somebody had to step up and become the custodian’If Blackpool supporters who fought the arduous campaign against Owen Oyston’s toxic ownership ever fantasised about the i...
2019-07-01 21:30

Simon Pagenaud wins the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Simon Pagenaud wins the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500. The post Simon Pagenaud wins the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500 appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-05-26 22:45

Tennis: Veterans Lopez and Simon set up Queen's final Feliciano Lopez and Gilles Simon struck a blow for the older generation as they held off two of the sport's most exciting young talents to reach the Queen's Club final on Saturday....
2019-06-22 21:00

Ricky Simón Postponed His Honeymoon To Get Knocked Out In 46 Seconds It had always been a dream for Ricky Simón to fight UFC Hall of Famer Urijah Faber, so when the opportunity arose for that dream to become a reality, the 26-year-old bantamweight made sure he’d be the one to welcome “The California Kid” back into the...
2019-07-14 16:00

Oyston out: Blackpool sold to fan and financier Simon Sadler for around £10m • League One club finally draw a line under Owen Oyston years• Supporters’ trust representative to act as adviser to the boardBlackpool have been sold by their receivers to Simon Sadler, a financier based in Hong Kong, a deal which brings to a conclu...
2019-06-13 23:30

Lopez beats Simon to Queen's title in thriller "Spanish veteran Feliciano Lopez won the Queen\u0027s Club grasscourt title for the second time in three editions on Sunday as he outlasted Frenchman Gilles Simon 6-2 6-7(4) 7-6(2)."...
2019-06-23 22:00

Orion: Archaeoastronomy Inspiration for the Pyramids of Giza and the Pyramids of Teotihuacan As ancient Egyptian architects gazed up at the night sky and built the three pyramids of Giza based on the celestial plan of the Constellation of Orion, so millennia apart and at the other side of the world, in Mexico at Teotihuacan ...
2019-05-21 16:30

Mueller’s inaction over Trump has let the US down. Why is he holding back? | Simon Tisdall The special counsel’s reluctance to indict the president has only deepened the mystery he was hired to solveRobert Mueller has a reputation as a straight-shooting, play-it-by-the-book sort of guy. That changed this week. The special counsel’s stated ...
2019-05-30 20:15

Opinion: Simon Pagenaud achieves the dream: Indianapolis 500 immortality Perseverance helped Simon Pagenaud pull off a historic victory at Sunday's 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500.        ...
2019-05-27 06:45

A toast to the Guardian's Simon Ricketts, a Twitter folk hero When the Guardian journalist died recently, it triggered a torrent of grief on social media. People felt they knew him, even if they hadn’t met. Ian Martin understands whyWe lost someone special when the journalist and writer Simon Ricketts died just...
2019-05-21 18:45

Simon Pagenaud wins Indy 500 on Penske’s golden anniversary INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Simon Pagenaud has won his first Indy 500, making an audacious pass of Alexander Rossi before taking the white flag and holding of the hard-charging driver from Andretti Autosport. Pagenaud’s victory after an incredible duel...
2019-05-26 22:45

The Iran crisis was created in Washington. The US must be talked down | Simon Tisdall President Trump claims he doesn’t want conflict, but his actions could accidentally trigger another Middle East warIn Washington, at times of stress, international crises play out in black and white. As in a flickering newsreel from a former age, com...
2019-06-19 02:01

Lopez beats Simon to become Queen’s Club oldest champ, again LONDON (AP) — Feliciano Lopez outlasted Gilles Simon 6-2, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (2) to win the Queen’s Club title and reaffirm his status as the grass-court tournament’s oldest winner on Sunday. The veteran Spaniard was already its oldest winner w...
2019-06-23 18:30

Tennis: Simon grinds down Medvedev to reach Queen's final Gilles Simon ground down fourth seed Daniil Medvedev in a baseline war of attrition to reach the final of the Queen's Club championships on Saturday....
2019-06-22 20:01

Hunt and Johnson are wildly different, but it’s the latter who can deliver Brexit | Simon Jenkins The former foreign secretary would roar, skid, veer and cheat, but would be more likely to carry Brexiters with himNow there are two. The choice of Britain’s next prime minister devolves to the Tory faithful – to many Britons a disconcerting prospect...
2019-06-20 23:30

Simon Yates puts Giro disappointment behind with Tour stage win Simon Yates put a disappointing Giro d'Italia campaign behind him when he won the 12th stage of the Tour de France on Thursday, as the main title contenders stayed quiet in the first Pyrenean climbs of this year's race....
2019-07-18 19:30

Serena Williams: ‘I can’t go into grand slams thinking about records’ | Simon Cambers Williams says of her Wimbledon challenge: ‘If I’m in the final, try to win one for once. That’s kind of what I think about’At Wimbledon, perhaps more than anywhere, preparation is key. The shorter than average season on grass courts means players oft...
2019-06-29 21:45

Simon Cowell Hits the Golden Buzzer on America's Got Talent Season 14 Simon Cowell has made his Golden Buzzer choice for season 14 of America's Got Talent, and if you're wondering if we cried, we did. There's just something about that buzzer, man.......
2019-06-12 10:15

Jet.com President Simon Belsham to step down as Walmart eliminates role, further integrates Jet Walmart announced that Jet.com team leaders will now report to Kieran Shanahan, who's been overseeing Walmart's food, consumables and health-and-wellness divisions online....
2019-06-12 23:15

Lopez beats Simon to become Queen's Club oldest champ, again Feliciano Lopez outlasted Gilles Simon 6-2, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (2) to win the Queen's Club title and reaffirm his status as the grass-court tournament's oldest winner on Sunday       ...
2019-06-23 21:45

Giro d’Italia: Richard Carapaz holds off Simon Yates to take overall lead • Ecuadorian leads by seven seconds after winning stage 14• British rider finishes second and now lies ninth overallEcuador’s Richard Carapaz won stage 14 of the Giro d’Italia to grab the overall race lead. Movistar’s Carapaz raced clear on the penul...
2019-05-25 19:45

Matt White: Simon Yates is here as a super domestique to support Adam "Mitchelton–Scott sporting director Matt White has confirmed that 2018 La Vuelta winner Simon Yates will ride as a super domestique in support of his brother Adam."...
2019-07-06 00:15

The Augar report pits arts against sciences – and both lose out | Simon Marginson Cutting fees for arts and humanities degrees would damage Stem subjects tooAfter days of intensive discussion, the strengths and weaknesses of the Augar report on post-18 education policy and funding are apparent. It is a solid review, refreshingly n...
2019-06-11 12:15

Without true friends or allies, Theresa May’s downfall was inevitable | Simon Jenkins The prime minister’s failure to embrace pragmatism sealed her fate. Her successor will have to deploy very different skillsAll political careers end in failure. Not all end in a punishment beating. The apparently imminent departure of Theresa May as ...
2019-05-23 20:45

Simon Speirs' family fear more lives could be at risk in Clipper race Amateur sailor’s widow Margaret says company has ‘failed in so many ways’The family of an amateur sailor who died after being swept overboard in a round-the-world yacht race have claimed more lives may be at risk unless the organisers implement safet...
2019-06-20 02:00

Simon Taufel Claims England Were "Mistakenly" Awarded Extra Run In Final Simon Taufel claimed that umpires had made a "clear mistake", as the England batsmen had not crossed for their second run in the final over, and should have been awarded five runs and not six....
2019-07-15 19:45

Islanders ink surprising draft pick Simon Holmstrom to three-year deal The New York Islanders’ surprising first-round pick is officially under contract. The team announced on Monday that Simon Holmstrom has agreed to a three-year, entry-level deal. Holmstrom was selected 23rd overall by the Isles in the 2019 NHL D...
2019-07-15 19:45

#TheBreakaway - Alberto Contador reacts to Simon Yates' brilliant stage win "Alberto Contador joins Orla Chennaoui, Brian Smith and Dan Lloyd to discuss Simon Yates\u0027 brilliant stage win. There is an interview with Geraint Thomas (10:00) and a look ahead to Friday\u0027s time trial."...
2019-07-18 20:30

Tour de France 2019: Simon Yates wins stage 12 – as it happened The British Mitchelton-Scott rider won his first Tour de France stage win, coming out on top in a three-man sprint Read Jeremy Whittle’s stage 12 report from Bagneres-de BigorreBack in Pau: 20 years on from Armstrong’s first Tour win 4.18pm BST Our m...
2019-07-18 21:15

Simon Yates sprints to fine stage 12 victory as Tour reaches Pyrenees • British rider outwits fellow escapees on first Pyrenean stage• Alaphilippe still in yellow, with leaders finishing togetherSimon Yates, winner of the 2018 Vuelta a España, sprinted to victory ahead of Gregor Mühlberger of Austria and Pello Bilbao o...
2019-07-18 18:15

Watch Simon Cowell get spooked out of his mind in this weird AF America's Got Talent audition Possessions, ghosts, and actual paranormal activity are better seen in movies or TV than in real life (if you even believe in that sort of thing). But even near-convincing supernatural hunting “reality” shows can’t live up to this weird America’s Got...
2019-07-04 02:00

Indy 500 winner Simon Pagenaud's dog was the real star in victory lane Simon Pagenaud won the 2019 Indianapolis 500, and his dog, Norman, was right there with him to celebrate.        ...
2019-05-28 07:30

Boris Johnson may be an incompetent liar, but charm is his secret weapon | Simon Jenkins His record as London mayor is farcical. Yet disillusioned Labour voters are as mesmerised by him as punch-drunk ToriesCharm is politics’ deadliest weapon. It is not charisma, the authority to lead through an electrifying presence. It is a subtler, mo...
2019-06-14 04:45

Why America's Got Talent's Simon Cowell Is Comparing Julianne Hough to Paula Abdul America's Got Talent returns for another summer of fun and there are big changes afoot. Joining Simon Cowell and Howie Mandel at the judge's table are Gabrielle Union and Julianne Hough.......
2019-05-28 23:30

Kevin James replaces Simon Pegg as the escaped convict villain in Becky Some weird casting just got weirder: According to Deadline, Kevin James is going to replace Simon Pegg as the villain in Becky, an “action thriller” starring The Haunting Of Hill House’s Lulu Wilson and directed by Bushwick’s Jonathan Milott and Cary...
2019-07-10 06:30

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost jumping on the Swedehorror bandwagon with new serial killer flick Hey, what’s up with Hollywood suddenly deciding to tap into the raw, terrifying power of Swedes? We’ve already got Ari Aster’s Midsommar just weeks away from traumatizing with us whatever terrible things are about to happen to poor William Jackson Ha...
2019-06-07 05:45

Trump is provoking a nuclear arms race in the Middle East. What could go wrong? | Simon Tisdall The president is riding roughshod over international treaties to make a killing – no matter who gets killedHow grimly galling, as Donald Trump ostentatiously marks today’s 75th anniversary of one of the world’s biggest battles, that he is so ready to...
2019-06-06 16:00

Fitness to finesse: the reasons behind Coco Gauff’s stunning Wimbledon rise | Simon Cambers The 15-year-old burst forward in her first week at Wimbledon; next a heavyweight clash with Simona Halep awaits on MondayAnyone who watched her matches in the first week will know how talented Coco Gauff is. This is a girl good enough to go toe to to...
2019-07-07 23:30

Ashleigh Barty: a humble and hugely popular grand slam champion | Simon Cambers The Australian was close to individual perfection in the French Open final but as ever was keen to stress the importance of her teamEverything you need to know about Ash Barty was summed up in the immediate aftermath of her first grand slam success. ...
2019-06-09 04:45

Rohan Dennis quits Tour de France in bizarre way; Simon Yates wins in Pyrenees Time trial world champion Rohan Dennis pulled out of the Tour de France during Thursday's Stage 12, leaving his team wondering where he had gone.       ...
2019-07-18 22:45

Simon Pagenaud Wins Incredible Late-Race Battle Against Alexander Rossi to Take Indy 500 Victory In an Indianapolis 500 that saw pole sitter Simon Pagenaud lead more than half of the recorded laps, only to trade the top spot with Alexander Rossi for the last 13 laps leading to the checkered flag, Pagenaud pulled a late-race pass in order to win ...
2019-05-27 00:45

Ashleigh Barty rides momentum heading into maiden grand slam final | Simon Cambers Australia’s No 1 plans to go out and simply enjoy French Open decider against Markéta Vondroušová There have been a couple of near-misses in the 46 years since the last Australian champion at Roland Garros, with Wendy Turnbull, in 1979, and Sam Stosu...
2019-06-08 00:15

Indy 500 winner Simon Pagenaud: White House visit was honor he couldn't refuse "He was very knowledgeable about racing. He knew all about Indianapolis," Indy 500 winner Simon Pagenaud said of President Trump.       ...
2019-06-12 07:00

President Trump issues White House invitation to Indy 500 winner Simon Pagenaud, Roger Penske From Japan, President Trump congratulates Simon Pagenaud on his Indianapolis 500 win, announces Team Penske will visit White House.        ...
2019-05-27 06:45

How Michael Keaton's 1989 blockbuster 'Batman' changed superhero movies forever Back in 1989, superheroes weren't in vogue. But everything changed when Michael Keaton donned cape and cowl for Tim Burton's big-screen 'Batman.'        ...
2019-06-21 06:30

Michael Keaton's 'Batman' blew up pop culture in 1989, and Hollywood was never the same 1989's "Batman," starring Michael Keaton, helped usher in how comic-book blockbusters would be made, marketed and merchandised in the 2000s.        ...
2019-06-21 06:30

Simon Yates takes Stage 12 win to complete Grand Tour grand slam "Britain\u0027s Simon Yates produced a technically perfect finish after a day in the breakaway in the Pyrenees to win Stage 12 of the Tour de France in a three-up sprint to complete a Grand Tour grand slam."...
2019-07-18 20:30

'AGT': Musician nails second chance after Simon Cowell said he was ‘getting on my nerves’ Musician Lamont Landers didn't let his second chance on "America's Got Talent" go to waste after getting off to a very rocky start with Simon Cowell.        ...
2019-06-28 05:15

'AGT': Simon Cowell helps cancer survivor, 11, send message to bullies with golden buzzer Tyler Butler-Figueroa, 11, started playing the violin because he didn't want to be bullied for having cancer anymore.        ...
2019-06-12 10:30

England incorrectly awarded extra run in Cricket World Cup final after umpire 'error', claims Simon Taufel England were the beneficiaries of a "clear mistake" when they were awarded a vital extra run as they won the World Cup, according to former leading umpire Simon Taufel....
2019-07-15 17:30

Samsung, What on Earth Are You Doing? The Galaxy Fold still hasn’t gone on sale, and yet, it seems Samsung has caught a full-on case of foldable fever because based on a number of reports and rumors, Samsung might already have as many as three more foldable phones in the works.Read more...
2019-06-28 09:45

This Is Hell on Earth While the White House and conservative media continue trying to spin the abhorrent conditions in migrant detention centers after a visit from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other members of Congress, new reports shed further light on the dire cond...
2019-07-03 03:15

Gizmodo Samsung, What on Earth Are You Doing? Gizmodo Samsung, What on Earth Are You Doing? | Kotaku Valve Changes Steam Sale After Widespread Complaints From Developers And Players | Jalopnik I Have $200,000 to Spend on Something Faster Than My Audi RS7! What Car Should I Buy? | Skillet I’m You...
2019-06-28 08:15

This Could Be the Most Earth-Like Exoplanet Discovered Yet Scientists have discovered a pair of temperate, Earth-sized exoplanet candidates around a nearby star, according to a new paper. What makes this planetary system stand out from all the others discovered in recent years is just how similar one of its ...
2019-06-20 07:45

What’s Next for the X-Men After Dark Phoenix? Warning: This post contains spoilers for Dark Phoenix, Avengers: Endgame and Logan. The fate of the X-Men is unclear, but Dark Phoenix is likely the last time audiences will see actors like Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy and Jennifer Lawrence in th...
2019-06-08 01:30

iOS Could Finally Be Going Dark Is it a little shameful that one of the most exciting elements of macOS Mojave was the dark mode option it presented? Probably! Is it as equally shameful that one of the elements of iOS 13 that I’m most excited for is a proper dark mode? Sure! Will t...
2019-05-29 03:15

Transmission: from the Sea of Tranquility to planet Earth This month sees the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, landing the first man on the moon. As the Observer’s science editor Robin McKie looks ahead to the future of manned spaceflight, we look back at how, in 1969, mankind viewed that giant le...
2019-07-06 17:00

Amazing photos of what Earth looks like from other planets The Earth is beautiful in its own right but seeing it from the perspective of other planets is next level!        ...
2019-05-30 16:15

Don’t give up, we can survive even a Hothouse Earth Bad news on the climate should lead neither to despair nor unfounded optimism. Instead, we need to roll up our sleeves and prepare for life on a drastically changing planet...
2019-05-21 18:45

How to Track the LightSail 2 as It 'Sails' Around Earth Last week, the LightSail 2 officially made its first contact with Earth. The solar-powered spacecraft will be sailing around Earth’s orbit for the next year, all part of a mission to prove that solar sailing is a viable mode of space exploration....
2019-07-06 23:45

The beloved iced tea that only comes from one place on Earth South African brand BOS has achieved international success making iced tea from rooibos, a traditional remedy plant that only grows in one place on Earth....
2019-06-05 12:30

Current CO2 emissions will heat up the Earth by more than 1.5˚C Even if we stop building power plants, factories, vehicles and home appliances immediately, we're on track to increase the global temperature by more than 1.5˚C -- the goal limit proposed by the Paris Agreement. Those existing, CO2-spewing offen...
2019-07-01 19:15

Massive asteroid with its own moon set to fly by Earth Most space rocks that pass nearby Earth are solo travelers making their way around the sun and slipping past our planet as they do so. Asteroid 1999 KW4, which will make a distant pass of Earth on May 25th, is quite a bit different. The large primary...
2019-05-24 00:15

Mar-a-Lago Is the Least Secure Place on Earth Last November, a college freshman illegally gained entry to President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort, sometimes called the “Winter White House,” WPTV reports. The man, a University of Wisconsin freshman named Mark Slattery Lindblom, pleaded guilty to ente...
2019-05-29 12:45

Minecraft Earth Gameplay Looks Adorable Minecraft Earth, an augmented reality mobile game based on the hugely popular series, is coming to a closed beta later this summer. To tide you over, Mojang released a short video yesterday on that shows off some gameplay. It’s incredibly charming....
2019-07-12 19:30

Where on Earth Did All the Lexus RX300s Vanish To? In the year 2000, my mother traded in the family’s much-despised Audi A6 wagon (the thing was in the shop every month for some electrical gremlin or another) for a Lexus RX300. Ours was white, not champagne, and today I found myself thinking about wh...
2019-07-18 22:45

Simon Cowell says he's feeling 'much better' after losing 20 pounds on vegan diet During an interview with Extra, "America's Got Talent" judge Simon Cowell, 59, revealed he's lost "about 20 pounds" on his new vegan diet.        ...
2019-05-25 00:45

iOS 13 first look: Dark mode, Maps and more A dark mode. A swipe-friendly keyboard. A slew of redesigned apps. These are just a few of the things you'll find in Apple's new iOS 13 release, but here's the rub: unless you're a developer, you can't actually try any of the...
2019-06-05 04:30

Here's what iOS 13 Dark Mode reportedly looks like Ready to tone down your iPhone and iPad brightness with the iOS 13 beta update next week? That's exactly what Dark Mode will do, according to the latest Apple leak.The first screenshot of iOS 13 Dark Mode has surfaced on 9to5Mac, and it shows a ...
2019-05-29 09:30

After 'Dark Phoenix' bombs, what's next for 'X-Men?' After “Dark Phoenix” became the first “X-Men” entry to flop spectacularly at the box office, the future of the 20-year-old film franchise looks murky....
2019-06-11 17:45

iOS 13 Dark Mode: all the details iOS 13 introduces a host of new features, but probably the most anticipated one is Dark Mode, which turns backgrounds dark and makes for an experience that is much easier on the eyes and that helps with battery life on the iPhones that use an OLED sc...
2019-06-04 01:01

How to bring AI to industries that have no data At Transform 2019, Western Digital chief data officer Janet George and AgShift CEO Miku Jha talk about industries with little or no data to train AI.Read More...
2019-07-11 04:00

Should F1 bring back refuelling? Our F1 team talks about the biggest issues in the sport right now -- Vettel's uncertain future, Helmut Marko's buyers' remorse and whether Valtteri Bottas has any chance of making 2019 a genuine fight....
2019-07-17 23:15

iOS 13 could bring our robocall nightmare to an end Among the scores of new features and updates that await iOS users when the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system arrives this fall is one that didn’t really get much of the spotlight yesterday at WWDC, but which may end up bei...
2019-06-05 15:45

Never Bring Fireworks Onto a Plane Never fly with fireworks (or anything even close to fireworks). Fireworks are considered explosive devices that could ignite mid-flight, and the TSA will confiscate them from any carry-ons or checked luggage....
2019-07-04 06:30

Don’t believe the myths — 5G will bring AR and VR to the masses 5G offers extraordinary applications -- telesurgery, assistance to pilots, and aiding first-responders, that recently would have sounded like a pipe dream.Read More...
2019-06-19 11:00

‘He'd like to see peace on Earth’: how a dog became mayor of a California town Idyllwild’s highest-ranking official may not have political power, but he has the tiny town’s heart in his pawsThe mayor of Idyllwild, California, was “born into public service”, according to his top aide. He took office at just 11 weeks old and spen...
2019-06-05 08:30

| Population of Earth to reach 9.7 billion in 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United Nations report released Monday said....
2019-06-19 00:15

Robert Downey Jr. wants to clean up Earth using nanotech Robert Downey Jr. took to the stage at Amazon's Re:MARS conference to talk about his goals for the future of the environment. The actor said that he was launching a new foundation that would harness robotics and nanotechnology to clean up the pl...
2019-06-05 15:30

‘Double asteroid’ snapped zooming by Earth at 43,000 mph A unique “double asteroid” was photographed by a powerful telescope as it whizzed by Earth last month at over 43,000 mph. The asteroid, classified as 1999 KW4, is made up of two components — a larger body orbited by a smaller one separated by about 1...
2019-06-05 11:15

Ancient Origins of the Moon: Was it Once Part of Earth? The origin of the Moon has been a subject of research for many years and theories about its creation abound. Hypotheses vary from non-scientific proposals, such as that the Moon is a spaceship, to the currently favored idea that it was formed more th...
2019-06-14 12:45

Population Of Earth To Reach 9.7 Billion In 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United Nations report released Monday said....
2019-06-18 07:00

Earth Photo 2019 – the shortlisted artists Contenders for prizes in the competition developed jointly by Forestry England and the Royal Geographical Society. The photographs will be displayed at the RGS, London, from 6 July-22 August Continue reading......
2019-06-27 19:30

Stop saying 'Minecraft Earth' is essentially 'Pokémon Go' Minecraft Earth is a mobile AR game, but that doesn't mean it's Pokémon Go. Yes, it uses a mobile device. Yes, it superimposes digital objects on the physical landscape -- but that's just the definition of AR. Many stories and ...
2019-06-12 03:01

Astronomers warn of solar ‘superflare’ that could hit Earth Like all life on Earth, we owe a lot to the Sun. Without it, we wouldn’t be here, but it also has the power to make things pretty rough on us if it begins to act out. Solar flares — energetic outbursts which are often paired with mass eje...
2019-06-12 19:45

LightSail 2 sends its first signals back to Earth So far, it's been smooth sailing for the LightSail 2. The solar spacecraft is orbiting on its own after being delivered to space last week aboard Space X's Falcon Heavy. The mission team of the Planetary Society confirmed on Wednesday that ...
2019-07-05 09:15

An interstellar rock may have hit Earth in 2014 but nobody noticed In 2017 astronomers spotted the first interstellar object in our solar system, ‘Oumuamua, but our planet may have been hit by a meteor from another star in 2014...
2019-05-21 16:30

Earth is still rumbling, but worst should be over for California quakes The Mojave Desert shuddered and rumbled Sunday, but experts tried to ease fears that another massive quake would soon slam south-central California.        ...
2019-07-07 23:00

We need to rediscover the wonder of space exploration to save Earth Going into space invites us to consider our position as the dominant species on a fragile planet, and how hard we must fight for it, says Richard Webb...
2019-05-21 16:30

Asteroid Ryugu is so dry we may have to rethink how Earth got water The first results from Japan’s Hayabusa-2 mission show that the asteroid Ryugu is surprisingly dry, which may have implications for how life began on Earth...
2019-05-21 16:30

Easy 'Nudges' Aren't Enough to Save the Earth We all love to do our part to fix big problems, especially when our part is something easy and feel-good. But nudges can backfire, leading us to believe that our small actions were basically good enough when they’re not....
2019-05-24 03:30

Sand on Mars moves in ways not seen on Earth A University of Arizona team created the most detailed analysis of sand movement on Mars with NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter data, finding it’s out of this world.        ...
2019-05-24 02:30

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

Earth’s water came from a collision 4 billion years ago Water arrived on Earth at exactly the same time that the moon was created over 4 billion years ago, according to a new study. This phenomenon is thought to have happened when an “ancient planet” called Theia smashed into Earth. Planetolog...
2019-05-23 23:15

Walking Around Minecraft Earth Feels Amazing I’ve been a casual player of both Minecraft and of the augmented reality game Pokémon Go, so when Minecraft Earth was announced as an augmented reality version of Minecraft, I was curious. There’s a lot to Minecraft, so I was skeptical that the entir...
2019-06-12 19:30

Jupiter's moons will be visible from Earth this month: Here's what you need to know The largest planet in the solar system will be on full display in June – and stargazers won’t need a high-powered telescope to get a good view, NASA said last week....
2019-06-06 20:30

New Campaign Is Asking Every Country on Earth to Name Distant Worlds A new campaign headed by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) called IAU100 NameExoWorlds will allow each country in the world to name a star and its exoplanet, the IAU announced yesterday.Read more......
2019-06-07 23:30

Scientists look for answers to earth's beginning under the moonscape As countries and companies rush to build infrastructure on the moon, some researchers are planning to dig under its rocky soil to unlock mysteries about Earth that have eluded scientists since astronauts first stepped foot on its surface a half centu...
2019-07-15 19:15

NASA says now is a great time to leave Earth When you’re planning on taking a trip it pays to plan ahead, and one of the first things you should do is check the weather forecast. The same is true for space travelers, and with so many missions in the works, NASA is now gazing ahead to see ...
2019-06-13 06:15

The Deep-Sea Dragonfish Has One of the Most Terrifying Smiles on Earth Scientists have shined a light on one of the creepier denizens of the deep sea, a pitch-black creature that can turn itself into a living lamp called the dragonfish. New research helps explain one of the dragonfish’s more disturbing qualities: its re...
2019-06-06 06:45

Earth's water could have interstellar origin, study says Water is one of the major building blocks of life and Earth has an abundance of it, as 71 percent of its surface is covered by water, largely due to its expansive oceans. Now a new study theorizes that Earth's water may have been carried to our plane...
2019-05-28 16:15

Earth's mantle is magnetic, researchers find Scientists assumed Earth's mantle, the layer stretching from the crust to a depth of 255 miles, was magnetically dead. New research suggests they were mistaken....
2019-06-06 21:15

Another asteroid is hurtling toward Earth, but astronomers say it’ll miss us If you’ve been wringing your hands and saying your goodbyes in advance of the visit from asteroid 2006 QV89 later this year, you can relax. The space rock, which had a very, very tiny chance of posing a threat to Earth, has been under close obs...
2019-07-17 23:15

Jupiter will soon be so close to Earth you’ll be able to see its moons without a telescope Jupiter, the mighty “king” of the planets in our solar system, is regularly visible for those who know where and when to look for it, but next week will be a particularly special time for anyone who wants to catch a glimpse of the gas gia...
2019-06-06 19:01

Continents on early Earth rose from the sea, then disappeared According to a new model, Earth's first continents emerged much earlier than previously thought. After emerging from the planet's primordial oceans, the continents disappeared without a trace....
2019-07-01 16:30

Look, we're not going to pretend we know what's happening in this new Dark teaser We’re only a few weeks from the second season debut of Dark, the German Netflix series that’s enraptured the streaming sect with its Lynchian fuckery. A new teaser for the season dropped this morning and, as was the case with its first trailer, we’re...
2019-06-08 01:45

How Dark Patterns Change Our Behavior Websites are working harder than ever to influence our decisions—and even if you know what they’re up to, you can still find yourself adjusting your actions in exactly the way the site wants....
2019-07-01 20:15

Dark Phoenix Is a Disappointing, Forgetful End to This X-Men Run James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, and Sophie Turner return for the final X-Men film in Fox's run, Dark Phoenix, from writer-director Simon Kinberg....
2019-06-05 18:30

iOS 13's Dark Mode is on display in new screenshots Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) is less than a week away, but if you just can't wait to get a glimpse of the changes coming to iOS, you're in luck. 9to5Mac posted screenshots showing off some of the new features e...
2019-05-28 20:30

'Dark' season two drops on Netflix Another ten episodes of the time-bending supernatural mystery series with shades of "Stranger Things" will be available to stream from today. And with season three on the way, the German series has much more to come....
2019-06-22 00:30

Dodgers go dark in spotlight again with All-Star let down The Los Angeles Dodgers put on another disappointing show in the national spotlight, with Clayton Kershaw, Cody Bellinger and others struggling during the National League's 4-3 loss to the American League in the All-Star Game    ...
2019-07-10 05:45

Let’s Talk About the Ending of Dark Phoenix Warning: This post contains spoilers for the movie Dark Phoenix. Dark Phoenix ends not with its main character, Sophie Turner‘s Jean Grey, but with a scene featuring the two men whose contentious relationship has propelled the X-Men film series...
2019-06-08 01:30

Dark Phoenix Is a Bittersweet Goodbye to Fox's X-Men Simon Kinberg’s Dark Phoenix became one of the most significant of Fox’s X-Men films the moment it became clear it would be the last installment in the franchise that set the stage for the modern comic book movie boom. Not only was the film going to ...
2019-06-05 17:45

Physicists Wonder: Why Has No One Been Killed by Dark Matter? The fact that no one has died from being struck by dark matter is enough proof to rule out certain ideas about the mysterious stuff, according to one new theory paper.Read more......
2019-07-18 13:30

4 the Weekend: Bring your dog to the Botanical Gardens MUSIC Concert Series  Steam Pump Ranch  7 p.m. Friday The City of Oro Valley will host a free live music event at Steam Pump Ranch Saturday Night. The Band ‘River River Road Ramblers’ will host a show. There will be an ice cream truck, fo...
2019-06-06 22:30

iOS 13 may bring a calculator app to your iPad for the very first time You may not have ever noticed, but your iPad didn't come with a calculator app installed on it when you first got it out of the box.Instead, you have to download a third-party calculator app to be able to do calculations on your Apple tablet, bu...
2019-06-03 12:30

Fit in my 40s: will Shaolin training bring me calm? I’m sitting in a carpeted temple-ish space, with three Buddhas looking down peaceably• Fitness tips: three key Shaolin movesI wasn’t sure I’d recognise the whereabouts of the Shaolin monk in north London, but the martial arts temple was bedecked with...
2019-06-01 08:45

'House of Cards' actress: 'I had to bring it' Editor's note: The UN estimates that around 17 million people born in India live outside its borders. The group is considered the world's largest migrant population. From the NBA's first Indian-origin player to the descendant of an indentured laborer...
2019-05-21 17:15

The Foods You Can Bring Through Airport Security Ever since TSA really tightened their restrictions on liquids, pastes and gels, enacting the “3-1-1" rule, there has been some confusion over whether or not certain food items are permitted to pass through airport security....
2019-07-18 01:15

How to Bring Home the Best Vacation Memories Memories are some of the best travel souvenirs: they’re free, for one thing, and they stay with you for a lifetime. It’s actually possible to set yourself up for the best possible vacation memories, if you plan ahead a little bit....
2019-06-06 20:30

El Chapo’s mom: I’m cleared to see my son, and I want to bring enchiladas Convicted drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman could be getting a taste of home-cooking — his elderly mother says she’s been cleared to travel to the US to visit him and that she’d like to come bearing enchiladas. Cons...
2019-06-02 23:45

Sonic to bring Mini to BMW stores The nation's fifth-largest dealership group is believed to be among the first companies to integrate Mini sales into a BMW dealership after BMW of North America last year gave its Mini retailers who also had BMW stores that option....
2019-06-29 08:15

Marvel might bring Deadpool to the MCU with Spider-Man’s help Avengers: Endgame is history and Spider-Man: Far From Home will conclude the third phase of Marvel Cinematic Universe films. Marvel and Disney will soon announce their plans for Phase 4 — we already know the dates of several upcoming MCU movies...
2019-05-27 19:45

NASA Awards Contract for Near-Earth Mission Services NASA has awarded the Space Exploration Network Services and Evolution (SENSE) contract to Peraton, Inc. in Herndon, Virginia, to perform telemetry, tracking and command services for near-Earth missions....
2019-06-19 02:45

Football field-sized asteroid could hit Earth this year An enormous asteroid with a diameter wider than a football field has a roughly one in 7,000 chance of hitting the Earth later this year. However, it’s nothing to lose sleep over. Known as asteroid 2006 QV89, the space rock, which has a diameter...
2019-06-07 03:30

Don't panic about The Uninhabitable Earth, a new book predicting chaos If you read a book painting the very worst-case scenarios about what global warming means for human life you could easily panic. Here’s why you shouldn’t...
2019-05-21 15:30

Minecraft Earth gets first live demo, coming to iOS “this summer” "Look, ma, I'm in Minecraft!" Play Minecraft Earth at a real-world scale... [credit: Apple / Mojang ] Mojang, the Microsoft-owned studio be...
2019-06-04 01:15

DNA Sequencing Microchip Could Detect Earth-Like Life on Mars Conditions on Mars are harsh. Its atmosphere is made up mostly of carbon dioxide and is 100 times thinner than Earth’s. Temperatures on the surface can plummet to minus-126 degrees Celsius. But the environment below the Martian surface may be similar...
2019-06-20 03:45

How Earth's changing ecosystems may have driven human evolution The most detailed ever look at Earth's prehistoric climate suggests many habitats changed in the past 800,000 years – and this may be why we evolved big brains...
2019-05-21 15:30

Flat Earth: How did YouTube help spread a conspiracy theory? Many people who believe the Earth is not round first heard the idea on YouTube. But how important was the video-sharing website in helping the flat Earth movement grow?...
2019-07-18 17:30

Godzilla grew 30 times faster than any organism on Earth. Here's why. If Godzilla were a real creature, his incredibly rapid growth spurt on the big screen would be off the charts, even setting evolutionary records, a new report finds....
2019-06-05 10:30

The forgotten riches of the most densely biodiverse country on Earth Colombia is home to more birds, amphibians and butterflies than anywhere else. Human conflict preserved them – and in peace they now face new threats...
2019-05-21 15:00

California quakes left a crack in the Earth so big it can be seen from space Satellite images show a massive rupture in the Earth's surface left behind by the two earthquakes that rocked southern California last week.        ...
2019-07-09 18:00

Australian rare-earth ore processor wants to build a plant in the US Enlarge / Construction takes place at the site of Lynas Corp.'s Advanced Materials Plant in the Gebeng Industrial Zone near Kuantan, Malaysia, on Thursday, April 19, 2012. (credit: Goh Seng Chong/Bloomberg via Getty Images) This week, two rare-ear...
2019-05-26 19:30

China hints at cutting off US from rare earth minerals The Chinese government threatened Wednesday to limit exports of rare earths — chemical components used in various types of high-tech equipment — as part of its trade war with the Trump administration....
2019-05-29 19:30

The oceans are very slowly draining into the rock below Earth's crust Ever since the breakup of the supercontinent Pangaea, sea water has been flowing deep into the planet, causing sea levels to fall over millions of years...
2019-05-24 16:30

Trump Administration Joins Climate Change in War Against Earth It’s no secret that the Trump administration is actively antagonistic toward the reality of climate change. But according to a New York Times story published on Monday, the government isn’t just preparing to stand by as the worst of climate catastrop...
2019-05-28 16:45

Look up! Saturn reaches closest point to Earth Tuesday GettyImages KBJR – Move over Jupiter, it’s time to let Saturn shine! Earth will be right in between Saturn and the Sun, and Saturn will be at its closest point to Earth for the year. In the planetary scale, close is still pretty far away, with ...
2019-07-10 00:15

Mother Earth Opens Up and Greedily Gulps Down a Delicious Car Just in case you’ve been doubting the powerful and prodigious hunger of Mother Earth, our planet, devourer of cars, please take a moment to inspect this video, shot on an ordinary street in Dale City, Virginia. That was a 2009 or so Dodge Grand Carav...
2019-07-11 01:15

Earth's helium is running out and it has dire consequences for science Helium's essential for party balloons, but also for MRI scanners, physics experiments and space rockets. But supplies on Earth are getting dangerously low, warns Chanda Prescod-Weinstein...
2019-07-10 21:15

'Iron Man' Unveils Tech Initiative to Save Earth Robert Downey Jr. has announced a new initiative called The Footprint Coalition that would help clean up the planet using advanced technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, and......
2019-06-05 18:30

Starwatch: Earth's shadow takes a bite out of the moon Most of us will get a chance this week to see a partial lunar eclipse. Though not if you live in North America, Greenland or northern RussiaA partial lunar eclipse is visible from much of the world this week. Only North America, Greenland and norther...
2019-07-15 11:01

Massive double asteroid will cruise by Earth later this week Most space rocks that pass nearby Earth are solo travelers making their way around the Sun and slipping past our planet as they do so. Asteroid 1999 KW4, which will make a distant pass of Earth on May 25th, is quite a bit different. The large primary...
2019-05-22 22:30

Physics indicates some of Earth’s earliest animals helped each other feed Enlarge / The result of a fluid mechanics simulation with multiple Erniettas. (credit: Dave Mazierski) What drove the evolution of the earliest animal life? In modern animals, it's easy to infer a lot about an organism's lifestyle based on its anat...
2019-06-21 20:30

Apollo 11: The songs astronauts listen to above Earth may surprise you The 50th anniversary of the moon landing on July 20, 1969 is approaching. Celebrate with this Spotify tracklist.       ...
2019-07-15 20:30

Canadian Arctic fossils are oldest known fungus on Earth Fungus is half a billion years older than previous record holder found in WisconsinTiny fossils found in mudrock in the barren wilderness of the Canadian Arctic are the remains of the oldest known fungus on Earth, scientists say.The minuscule organis...
2019-05-22 19:30

The secrets of how sharks survived so many of Earth's mass extinctions Vegetarianism and liking underwater volcanoes have helped sharks survive for half a billion years. But can they use their skills to cope with climate change?...
2019-06-28 13:45

US-China trade: what are rare-earth metals, and what's the dispute? The metals are used to produce a raft of goods, including mobile phones and camerasWhat are rare-earth metals?Rare earths refer to a group of 17 elements that are prized for their unique magnetic and electrochemical properties.They include elements l...
2019-05-29 15:15

Life in the fastest warming place on earth - podcast In the world’s northernmost town, temperatures have risen by 4C since 1971, devastating homes, wildlife and even the cemetery. India Rakusen and Jon Watts travel to Svalbard to find out how the island is coping with the effects of global heating. And...
2019-07-02 13:15

The Authority is Earth’s last hope in this The Wild Storm #23 exclusive The Wild Storm is rapidly approaching its conclusion, and the book’s final chapters have introduced a new third party to disrupt the intensifying war between covert organizations IO and Skywatch. Warren Ellis and Jon Davis-Hunt have been building to ...
2019-05-28 20:00

A Startup Says It Can Automate Perfect Weed Even as the Earth Burns Over the years, a number of companies have claimed to make “the first” smartphone-controlled, automated home grow system. But I have thus far been only pitched by one that positions itself as a solution to growing herbs and marijuana in the age of cl...
2019-06-13 05:00

The Wizard of Oz at 80: how the world fell under its dark spell The 1939 classic has inspired everyone from David Lynch to Salman Rushdie. Novelist and super-fan Luiza Sauma explores why the film’s message about home still holds such powerEighty years ago, in the summer of 1939, 16-year-old Judy Garland appeared ...
2019-06-17 17:15

Dark Phoenix is having the worst opening of any X-Men movie, ever Suggesting that super-powered twentysomethings with grudges to bear aren’t the only catastrophes currently affecting one of Hollywood’s longest-running comic book franchises, Variety reports today that the just-released-in-theaters Dark Phoenix is on...
2019-06-09 08:00

The Dark Knight Rises...Then Falls (In Price) You don’t need Bruce Wayne’s fortune to afford the Dark Knight trilogy today. This UHD Blu-ray set includes all three Chris Nolan Batman films in 4K, along with regular 1080p Blu-rays, plus digital copies. At $43, the box set never been cheaper....
2019-06-12 20:30

Tweaking the end of the Dark Phoenix saga is an X-Men tradition John Byrne and Chris Claremont’s 1980 Dark Phoenix saga is one of the most beloved in all of comics: Jean Grey, the X-Men’s Marvel Girl, becomes possessed by the Phoenix force, turning her into a superhero with near-godlike powers. Unfortunately, tho...
2019-06-09 08:00

Dark Phoenix Is a Gentrified Neighborhood of Superheroes If you went and saw Dark Phoenix this weekend, or plan to see Dark Phoenix this weekend, I’m going to make a few assumptions about you. First, that you probably have seen some of the previous X-Men films. Why? Because the title Dark Phoenix makes abs...
2019-06-08 20:15

Chrome can display websites in dark mode, if you want it to If you like using dark mode in your apps, Chrome is going one better -- it now supports dark mode for websites as well. Simply enable the new feature and if developers are making use of it, your favorite websites can adapt right before your eyes....
2019-06-14 16:45

What is the dark web? How safe is it and how to access it? Your questions answered The dark web sounds foreboding. Why else would the police in Brazil, Germany, and the United States need to raid dark web eshops like the the “Wall Street Market” (WSM), charging the operators with a long grocery list of crimes ranging ...
2019-06-11 12:00

Madonna releases jarring 'Dark Ballet' Madonna's latest music video -- for a song called "Dark Ballet" -- evokes religious images and symbols reminiscent of her controversial music videos from the 80s and 90s....
2019-06-07 20:15

The dark side of the WWDC 2019 keynote It's easy to be distracted by all the shiny new stuff. But peel that away and what we actually got at WWDC 2019 keynote was mostly irrelevant and niche stuff....
2019-06-05 11:45

New ‘Frozen 2’ trailer is shockingly dark and scary What is this? “Frozen 2: The Return of the Queen”? The first full trailer for Disney’s “Frozen 2” dropped Tuesday morning, and from this early glimpse of the film, it appears that the follow-up to the quaint story of sisters defying the odds — and be...
2019-06-11 23:45

The best ways to get rid of dark spots on black skin Dark spots, usually due to hyperpigmentation, are a common issue for people with black skin. In this article, learn about how to get rid of dark spots with home remedies and medical treatments....
2019-06-14 04:45

Cuphead is coming to Netflix — and it’d better be dark as pitch Cuphead, cartoonish indie platformer darling, is getting its own Netflix show, according to its developers at Studio MDHR. The show, which will be made by Netflix Animation, will be called The Cuphead Show! As a fan of the game, I can only hope the t...
2019-07-10 04:00

Ron Howard says that his dud The Dark Tower adaptation "should've been horror" It’s 2019 and the Stephen King renaissance rolls on, with It: Chapter 2, Doctor Sleep, and HBO’s The Outsider on the horizon and adaptations of The Stand, The Long Walk, The Eyes Of The Dragon, ‘Salem’s Lot, and Lisey’s Story in development. There’s ...
2019-05-31 20:30

Broadway went dark, but stars still shone — on the sidewalks On Broadway, as the saying goes, the show must go on — even in a blackout. Saturday night’s five-hour power outage sent thousands of show-goers out of darkened theaters and crowding onto the sidewalks, where many were delighted to found t...
2019-07-14 08:30

Reddit’s r/technology goes dark as part of #SocialMediaStrike Reddit’s r/technology subreddit has gone dark on US’ Independence Day as part of a social media strike. “Following on from the announcement by Larry Sanger of a Social Media Strike, /r/technology is joining the #SocialMediaStrike. Normal service will...
2019-07-04 13:30

Druzhba pipeline: The dark side of Russian oil The oil pollution that has halted flows via the Druzhba ("Friendship") pipeline was deliberate, according to the Kremlin. But who might want to pull such a dirty trick? DW's Jo Harper has asked around....
2019-05-21 15:15

Apple announces Dark Mode for your iPhone Apple has announced one of the most anticipated aspects of iOS 13 - Dark Mode. It's a setting that displays text and images against a dark background – perfect for night-time viewing or if you just want a more understated display.When you...
2019-06-03 20:45

Go Behind the Scenes With the New 'Trailer' for Terminator: Dark Fate We have a new behind-the-scenes 'trailer' for Terminator: Dark Fate, the sixth film in the franchise which will behave as the third for narrative and James Cameron reasons....
2019-07-19 08:30

Beyond the Confetti: The Dark Side of Startup Success The swashbuckling creativity that drives many entrepreneurs can come with inner demons, including depression, substance abuse and other mental-health struggles....
2019-07-12 13:30

Updates From The Dark Crystal, John Wick, and More The cast of Stranger Things heads into summer while Swamp Thing goes back to its comic book roots. A familiar face from Star Trek is headed to Penny Dreadful’s City of Angels. Plus what’s to come on The 100, Aggretsuko, and more as you head to Spoile...
2019-05-21 17:45

How to reap the benefits of your organisation's dark data Despite the one-year anniversary of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) this month, UK businesses continue to fall woefully short of realising the full potential of their data. In today’s digital world, every transaction is logg...
2019-05-31 11:45

How to turn on dark mode in Chrome for Android Samsung did it, Huawei did it, and Google and Apple will be employing it in the 2019 versions of their venerable mobile operating systems - dark mode needs no presentation, as anyone who has woken up in the middle of the night to read something on th...
2019-06-19 16:30

iOS 13 with Dark Mode, Enhanced Photos App, and More Announced iOS 13 brings a number of new features and improvements, including the much-anticipated dark mode, an all new Apple Maps experience, and Photos app improvements....
2019-06-04 01:00

Spreadsheets have ruled Earth for too long—business must embrace the cloud Enlarge The one certainty in business software and services is that there will always be more acronyms. At the moment, though, there's more to the sector than just another jargon explosion: we're moving towards a new way of looking at IT, one that...
2019-05-22 07:45

Jeff Bezos: I spend my billions on space because we're destroying Earth "We are in the process of destroying this planet," says Amazon and Blue Origin CEO Jeff Bezos. "And we have sent robotic probes to every planet in the solar system — this is the good one."...
2019-07-17 20:15

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with Social Media, Public Events This Earth Day, April 22, NASA invites you to celebrate our beautiful home planet by participating in a global social media event and local events around the country....
2019-05-21 20:30

Apollo moon rocks shed new light on Earth's volcanoes Fifty years after humans first set foot on the moon, scientists believe rock samples collected by Apollo astronauts could help predict volcanic eruptions on Earth more accurately....
2019-07-17 13:15

Earth Just Had Its Hottest June On Record, On Track For Warmest July Boosted by a historic heat wave in Europe and unusually warm conditions across the Arctic and Eurasia, the average temperature of the planet soared to its highest level ever recorded in June....
2019-07-17 08:45

Recent earthquakes that rocked California dramatically scarred the Earth A series of powerful earthquakes and aftershocks left much of Southern California trembling over the long holiday weekend. The most powerful of the quakes, a magnitude 7.1, struck on July 5th, and it shared its epicenter with a slightly less intense ...
2019-07-10 04:15

Minecraft Earth’s closed beta: This augmented reality needs more augmenting Enlarge (credit: Mojang / Microsoft) When Microsoft acquired Mojang, the maker of Minecraft, in 2014, we all feared the worst: a zillion cash-in video games. Turns out, Microsoft has been really smart about its Minecraft output in the past five yea...
2019-07-16 19:30

Men in Black: International review – a galactically gormless fall to earth The earnest introduction of gender and migrant issues can’t save this space-invaders caper from CGI-dependant mediocrityIt’s time once again for what must now be called the Meh in Black, making another intensely tiresome and pointless reappearance, n...
2019-06-12 16:30

Jeff Bezos: Blue Origin is going to the moon to ‘save the Earth’ Jeff Bezos talked about why he thinks going to the moon is important and how robots that can grasp things will be an important future tech trend.Read More...
2019-06-07 01:45

Wyoming may hold the key to the rare earth minerals trade war with China America depends on China for 80% of its rare earth imports. But mining experts say Wyoming may play a key role in making the U.S. mineral-independent: Its Bear Lodge mountain range is home to an estimated 18 million tons of rare earth....
2019-07-10 18:15

The 'Minecraft Earth' beta begins its global takeover this month It's been a couple of months since we first heard about Minecraft Earth, the augmented reality version of Mojang's game that makes the real world a playscape full of your blocky creations. It promised a beta release of the game would arrive...
2019-07-12 10:45

Burning Planet: Fire's intriguing role throughout Earth history We view fire as a hazard, but a thought-provoking book argues it wasn’t always so – and helps us revise our thinking by looking back over geological time...
2019-05-21 18:45

US-China trade war sparks worries about rare earth minerals PHOENIX (AP) — Rising trade tensions have sparked worries about the 17 rare minerals needed for high-tech products such as robotics, drones and electric cars. China recently raised tariffs to 25% on rare earth exports to the U.S. and has threatened t...
2019-06-08 18:15

Don’t miss: Earth from space, asteroid workouts and nature’s giants Watch a new series charting our planet from above, read all about the biggest living things, fend off space rocks for fun, plus more picks for your diary...
2019-05-21 14:32

NASA’s Juno just discovered that Jupiter and Earth have something important in common NASA’s Juno spacecraft has delivered some of the most stunning glimpses of the gas giant that mankind has ever seen, but it’s also taught scientists a lot about how the planet works. We now know that its storms stretch far deeper into the...
2019-05-21 14:38

Wandering Earth: Rocket scientist explains how we could move our planet Enlarge (credit: NASA) In the Chinese science fiction film The Wandering Earth, recently released on Netflix, humanity attempts to change the Earth’s orbit using enormous thrusters in order to escape the expanding Sun—and prevent a collision with J...
2019-05-21 14:45

Minecraft Earth makes the whole real world your very own blocky realm When your game tops 100 million players, your thoughts naturally turn to doubling that number. That’s the case with the creators, or rather stewards, of Minecraft at Microsoft, where the game has become a product category unto itself. And now ...
2019-05-21 15:15

Extinct 'Denisovan' people may have lived on Earth's highest plateau The Tibetan Plateau is a tough environment so we thought humans arrived only about 12,000 years ago, but it seems someone was there 40,000 to 30,000 years ago...
2019-05-21 15:30

Surprisingly wet asteroid dust could spark a rethink of Earth's water Samples of space dust from the Hayabusa mission to the asteroid Itokawa are far less dry than we expected, which may prompt a rethink of how Earth got its water...
2019-05-21 16:30

The moon may be made of magma that once covered Earth’s entire surface The moon’s makeup is extremely similar to Earth’s - perhaps because a huge rock smashed into a magma-covered Earth, splashing out the material to make the moon...
2019-05-21 16:30

The Wandering Earth review: Epic Chinese sci-fi film heralds a new era The Wandering Earth, an adaptation of Cixin Liu's story of humans struggling to move Earth to a new home, is coming to Netflix. Our review: Despite a few science bloopers, it's cinematic gold...
2019-05-21 16:30

OneWeb’s low-Earth satellites hit 400Mbps and 32ms latency in new test Enlarge / Illustration of a OneWeb satellite. (credit: OneWeb) OneWeb says a test of its low-Earth orbit satellites has delivered broadband speeds of more than 400Mbps with average latency of 32ms. "The tests, which took place in Seoul, South Korea...
2019-07-17 22:15

Biodiversity in crisis: Earth’s giant construction projects mapped out The planet’s largest areas of undisturbed wilderness in Siberia and tropical rainforests are under threat from huge waves of development. Here’s what it looks like...
2019-05-21 18:45

New world map is a more accurate Earth and shows Africa's full size The “Equal Earth” projection shows the true area of continents such as Africa without greatly distorting their shapes and is already being adopted by NASA...
2019-05-21 18:45

Life may have begun on Earth 100 million years earlier than we thought A new timeline of early evolution suggests life on Earth began 100 million years earlier than we thought, while meteorites were still pummelling the planet...
2019-05-21 18:45

Asteroid strike may have forged the oldest rocks ever found on Earth The oldest rocks ever found are over four billion years old and we don’t know how they formed – but a massive asteroid bombardment may be responsible...
2019-05-21 18:45

This Striking Climate Change Visualization Is Now Customizable for Any Place on Earth When University of Reading climate scientist released his warming stripes visualization for the globe last year, people freaked (in a good way). The minimalist graphic stripped out unnecessary clutter and told the story of global warming in blue and ...
2019-06-17 21:45

Discovery of billion-year-old fungi changes our understanding of life on Earth When scientists search for species that lived hundreds of millions of years ago they’re not always just looking for ancient animals. Life on Earth has changed a lot over time, but sometimes a new discovery reveals a few things that have stayed ...
2019-05-24 01:00

Climate mistake reveals Earth warmed more than we thought last century Early weather stations only covered 20 per cent of the globe, causing them to underestimate how much our greenhouse gas emissions have warmed the climate...
2019-07-05 13:45

David Saint-Jacques getting used to life on Earth after space mission The Canadian astronaut said while he hasn't felt any pain since his return Monday night, balance was an issue and he's been cautious walking and running....
2019-06-29 03:45

The north pole is moving and if it flips, life on Earth is in trouble The magnetic north pole is racing towards Siberia - but why? It's a mystery with huge implications, and to solve it, we're building an explosive model of the planet's core...
2019-06-28 15:45

China willing to meet reasonable rare earth demand from other countries China is willing to meet reasonable demand for rare earths from other countries, but it would be unacceptable that countries using Chinese rare earths to manufacture products would turn around and suppress China, its commerce ministry said....
2019-05-30 11:15

Beavers bigger than Justin Bieber used to roam the Earth: study Before the end of the last Ice Age, giant beavers roamed the wetlands of North America. Scientists are now speculating why a species considered highly successful for its time — much like superstar Justin Bieber is today — would have died ...
2019-06-01 02:15

Ancient seabed buried deep in Earth can create diamonds Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but where exactly do they come from? Small amounts of salt trapped inside diamonds show the precious stones are produced from ancient seabeds that were buried deep within Earth’s crust, according to new ...
2019-06-01 02:15

SpaceX’s Dragon returns to Earth after dropping off 5,500 pounds of supplies SpaceX just wrapped up yet another successfully resupply mission for NASA, dropping off a whopping 5,500 pounds of supplies for the scientists aboard the International Space Station and then returning back to Earth for a splashdown in the Pacific Oce...
2019-06-05 14:00

Can't get to Galaxy's Edge? Here are 10 Star Wars worlds you can visit right here on Earth Over the course of 10 movies and four decades, "Star Wars" has been filmed in dozens of countries from Tunisia to the Maldives. Here are 10 planets and moons you can visit without having to rev up your hyperdrive....
2019-06-01 17:15

NASA astronaut films awe-inspiring time-lapse of Earth Here on Earth, we see the Sun rise and set once in any given 24-hour period. If you want to see the sunrise or sunset you need to set your watch so you don’t miss it, or you’ll be left waiting another day for the opportunity. Things are a whole lot d...
2019-06-03 19:30

Scientists just spotted a pair of planets that may be surprisingly similar to Earth New exoplanet discoveries have been happening at a breakneck pace over the past several years thanks to scientists who now have more powerful observational tools at their disposal. However, while new planets are found regularly, worlds that could pot...
2019-06-19 23:30

Microsoft saved Minecraft Earth's AR gameplay reveal for Apple One thing missing from Microsoft's initial Minecraft Earth announcement? Actual gameplay. Strangely enough, it looks like Microsoft saved that honor for Apple, as it just debuted the first live footage of the game at the company's WWDC keyn...
2019-06-03 23:30

EXPLAINER-U.S. dependence on China's rare earth: Trade war vulnerability Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers....
2019-06-03 23:45

Explainer: U.S. dependence on China's rare earth - Trade war vulnerability Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites and lasers....
2019-06-04 00:00

The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Has an Earth-Shattering 760 HP After months of not knowing, the power figures for the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 are finally here. The supercharged V8 will put out 760 horsepower and 625 lb-ft of torque. Basically, it’s enough to drag down the moon....
2019-06-19 15:45

Chinese firms plan rare earth manufacturing hub in Hebei A group of Chinese firms have jointly established a rare earths innovation centre in the country's Hebei province as part of a plan to develop a manufacturing base in the region, according to the local government hosting the project....
2019-06-19 15:45

Everest Climber Died After "His Last Sunrise From Highest Peak On Earth" It was the final climb on his quest to reach the highest summit on all seven continents. When Christopher Kulish finally reached Mount Everest's 29,035-foot peak, he joined an elite group known as the......
2019-05-29 04:15

18 new Earth-size exoplanets pop up in old Kepler planet-hunting data Scientists scouring old Kepler Space Telescope data have tracked down 18 more relatively small exoplanets imaged by the famed planet-hunting observatory....
2019-05-31 12:15

NASA space telescope finds Earth-sized exoplanet NASA said its new Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite space telescope has discovered its smallest exoplanet so far, an alien world that’s roughly 80% the size of Earth and could help “unlock” secrets of how the Blue Planet became ...
2019-07-02 02:30

Northern Ireland's DUP not seeking 'earth-shattering' changes to Brexit deal The Northern Irish party propping up Britain's minority government is not asking for changes to the Brexit divorce deal that will "fundamentally undermine" what has been proposed, one of its senior lawmakers said on Thursday....
2019-06-13 21:45

Mother Earth's Plantasia: the cult album you should play to your plants It was made by an easy-listening songwriter and given away free with mattresses. Now thanks to YouTube’s algorithm, Mort Garson’s Plantasia has become an underground hitIn the early noughties, Caleb Braaten was working in a secondhand record shop in ...
2019-07-09 18:00

Large asteroid has a tiny chance of hitting Earth in September Space groups like NASA and the ESA track a huge number of near-Earth objects on a daily basis, and many of them have a chance to make life miserable if they one day end up on a collision course with Earth. These “potentially hazardous” as...
2019-06-12 21:45

Watch SpaceX launch Earth observation satellites at 10:17AM ET SpaceX is about to get your morning started in dramatic fashion (if you're in the Americas, that is). The private spaceflight outfit plans to launch Canada's RADARSAT Constellation Mission as soon as 10:17AM Eastern, with the satellites de...
2019-06-12 19:45

This video of a SpaceX rocket fairing returning to Earth is mesmerizing It took SpaceX several tries to catch one of its rocket nosecones during an actual mission, but it finally accomplished that feat late last month when one half of the Falcon Heavy’s nosecone safely landed aboard the company’s barge. It wa...
2019-07-05 02:45

Photos of Angel on Earth Royal Baby Archie at His Christening Are Here Despite the privacy of the event, the first photos from royal baby Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor’s christening are already here. The pictures of Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, and her baby again gave royal fans insight into the fascinating li...
2019-07-06 18:45

Sea of protesters bring Hong Kong to a standstill Hong Kong is preparing for another day of protest as campaigners look to keep the pressure on the government, despite a move by the city's embattled leader to suspend a controversial extradition bill....
2019-06-17 01:45

| Lakers officially bring Davis into the fold The Los Angeles Lakers made it official, announcing they have signed forward Anthony Davis, who they hope will form a dynamic one-two punch with LeBron James....
2019-07-07 10:45

NHS teams up with Amazon to bring Alexa to patients Voice assistant enlisted to aid elderly and blind patients who cannot easily search for adviceThe NHS has teamed up with Amazon to allow elderly people, blind people and other patients who cannot easily search for health advice on the internet to acc...
2019-07-10 09:45

How Mitel helped bring baseball to London What services did Mitel bring to the London Stadium this summer?As Major League Baseball’s official business communications and technology partner, Mitel powered on- and off-field communications during this historic series of games.The London ...
2019-07-03 00:15

‘Probably not:’ McConnell won’t bring up bill to protect ‘dreamers’ The Senate majority leader spoke a day after the House approved the measure on a path to citizenship for immigrants brought to the United States as children....
2019-06-06 10:30

Celtics Bring In More Normal All-Star Guard Minutes after Kyrie Irving shipped himself off to Brooklyn to try and get the Nets to interested in channeling the cosmos, the Celtics have gone ahead and signed a more-than-suitable replacement for this upcoming season: Kemba Walker....
2019-07-01 06:15

Here's WarnerMedia's plan to bring more value to advertisers through better data Here's WarnerMedia's plan to bring more value to advertisers through better dataSee Also:Warren Buffett just announced he's donating $3.6 billion in Berkshire Hathaway shares to 5 foundations. Here's how the notoriously frugal billionaire spends his ...
2019-07-03 01:30

You can bring your own Android phone to Xfinity Mobile You no longer need an iPhone if you want to bring an unlocked smartphone to Xfinity Mobile. The Comcast wireless service (which runs on the network of Engadget parent Verizon) has expanded its bring-your-own-device program to include Android smartph...
2019-07-16 19:15

Let us bring in the workers we need to succeed, say bosses in plea to new PM A plea for the next prime minister to tear down Theresa May's hostile immigration rules and bring in the talent the country needs to succeed was made by a new coalition of business leaders and universities today....
2019-07-17 20:30

White Sox bring up C Collins from Triple-A Charlotte CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox have brought up catching prospect Zack Collins from Triple-A Charlotte and placed Welington Castillo on the 10-day injured list with a strained left oblique. The White Sox also reinstated Jace Fry from the IL befo...
2019-06-18 21:00

Interactive toys might bring hospitalized kids a little joy (Reuters Health) - Hospitalized children who get to play with interactive robotic teddy bears might feel more joyful and agreeable than kids who get plain, old-fashioned stuffed animals, a small experiment suggests....
2019-06-28 02:30

'We will bring him down' - Tory rival's threat to Johnson Cabinet minister Rory Stewart has issued a stunning threat to "bring down" a Boris Johnson-led government - should his Tory rival suspend parliament in order to push through a no-deal Brexit....
2019-06-13 17:45

Blues bring first Stanley Cup home to St. Louis As St. Louis Blues players arrived back in the team's hometown, each player, one-by-one, held the Stanley Cup trophy over their head and let out a cheer. (June 13)        ...
2019-06-14 00:30

Howie Mandel: Don’t bring the kids to my comedy act Howie Mandel is thrilled people love watching his TV shows with their families, but warned his standup comedy shows, which are full of profanity and sex jokes, aren't for kids....
2019-06-08 13:00

watchOS 6 to Bring App Store, New Watch Faces, and More Apple has taken the wraps off the new watchOS 6 platform for Apple Watch devices. watchOS 6 will bring new watch faces, a host of enhancements in health related features, App Store, and more....
2019-06-03 21:30

Autism can bring extra abilities and now we're finding out why Many strengths and difficulties associated with autism stem from the same thing, says Anna Remington, who researches questions autistic people are asking...
2019-05-22 07:01

Researchers have found new way to bring oxygen to Mars One of the biggest issues with putting astronauts on Mars for any length of time is the planet’s weak atmosphere and the lack of oxygen needed to sustain life. Astronauts would need to wear spacesuits almost constantly to live and work on Mars....
2019-05-31 02:30

The Best Things to Bring to a Party That Aren't Booze Back when I was a person bestowed with enough square footage to host parties, I always appreciated anyone bringing anything. When people asked what they could bring, I always said “more booze,” because I was in my early 20s, and running out of booze ...
2019-05-23 00:15

Storms bring spring snow to Arizona TUCSON – May typically brings temperatures near triple digits, but this year spring snow is falling in Arizona. Visitors on Mt. Lemmon experienced snow flurries, on Monday. People stopped to capture video of the snowflakes outside the Mt. Lemmo...
2019-05-21 15:45

Sharks bring back Bob Boughner as assistant SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks are bringing back former Florida coach Bob Boughner as an assistant. The Sharks announced Wednesday that Boughner will return to coach on Peter DeBoer’s staff in place of Rob Zettler. Boughner oversaw...
2019-05-29 23:45

Verizon to bring its 5G network to New York “in the very near future” Sprint recently launched 5G services in four cities, but the carrier doesn't offer full coverage in these areas. AT&T, on the other hand, has decided to offer access by invitation to customers in 19 cities. Last but not least, Verizon announced not l...
2019-05-31 07:45

Andre Mack wants to bring hip hop culture to winemaking Andre Mack wants to revolutionize the wine industry and be a positive example for other winemakers of color.        ...
2019-06-07 20:15

Last known ship to bring slaves to U.S. discovered in Alabama The last ship known to smuggle slaves from Africa to the United States has been discovered in Alabama's Mobile River, nearly 160 years after it was deliberately sunk, a historical commission said on Wednesday....
2019-05-23 08:30

TSA allows passengers to bring drug derived from marijuana WASHINGTON (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration has changed its cannabis policy to allow passengers to bring on board some forms of CBD oil and an FDA-approved drug derived from marijuana. All forms of marijuana were previously prohibite...
2019-05-28 23:30

Brexit: top Tories would bring down any PM who backs no deal Philip Hammond and senior party figures warn that MPs are prepared to take drastic actionBoris Johnson and Dominic Raab have been warned that Tory MPs would be prepared to bring down any prime minister backing a no-deal Brexit, triggering a general e...
2019-05-27 05:00

Facebook ads funded by 'dark money' are the right's weapon for 2020 The right and conservative media are using the untraceable ads to push a rightwing agenda and get Donald Trump re-electedIn the weeks leading up to a tightly contested 2018 midterm election in Virginia, a Facebook page called “Wacky Wexton Not” ran a...
2019-07-05 10:15

Android Auto is getting a redesigned interface and Dark Mode Google last month announced an update for Android Auto that would change the way the app looks and works, and it is now finally rolling out to some regions. Google says that the refreshed interface was "built to help you get on the road faster, show ...
2019-06-28 06:45

Apple adds system-wide dark mode for iOS 13 As expected, Apple's newest mobile operating system, iOS 13, will include a system-wide dark mode. The company announced the change at its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) today. While the feature has been circulating through the rumor mil...
2019-06-03 20:45

FBI charges NiceHash founder over dangerous dark web malware (again) The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is chasing hackers — including the founder of cryptocurrency mining marketplace NiceHash — over an alleged plot to create and distribute malware through major dark web forum Darkode. Authorities say Darkode w...
2019-06-12 01:45

Apple reveals iOS 13, with enhancements like a much-requested dark mode One of the more highly anticipated iterations of Apple’s annual developers conference is underway this morning in San Jose, California, with this year’s WWDC giving Apple the opportunity to show off everything from new software for all of...
2019-06-03 20:15

Chinese airline’s weirdly dark travel ad goes viral In its latest campaign, titled #WhatTravelBringsYou, the unorthodox ad focuses on the bad or unwanted things you can bring back from vacation -- such as weight gain, broken bones, a curse or an unwanted pregnancy....
2019-07-16 21:30

Dark mode starts showing up in Gmail for Android Gmail is one of the not so many Google apps that hasn't yet received a proper dark mode. Meanwhile, Drive, Keep and Google's app have all received the highly-anticipated dark theme so that everyone can enjoy it.Well, it looks like Google is working h...
2019-06-20 21:45

Dirty Dark Secrets Behind Ancient Fairy Tales Presumed innocent, yet dirty dark secrets are imbedded in the bedtime stories told to children. Fairy tales are magical narratives that pervade the young minds of children so deeply, leaving imprints on their subconscious that can mold their every-da...
2019-05-25 02:30

Heart of New York goes dark as fire causes blackout in Manhattan Power outage affects about 73,000 people and disrupts traffic, subway system, businesses and Broadway productionsAuthorities were scrambling to restore electricity to Manhattan following a power outage that knocked out Times Square’s towering electro...
2019-07-14 06:00

Exploring the dark underbelly of smart home technology This past holiday season, AI-powered devices like the Amazon Echo and Google Home were among the hottest gifts across any product category – a trend that speaks to the rising popularity and acceptance of smart home technology in the U.S. But as...
2019-05-22 22:15

Apple's new Reminders app dark theme leaks out before the iOS 13 keynote Google slowly introduced us to the systemwide dark mode in Android Q by painting its own apps in morbid colors on a piecemeal basis. It brushed over the Phone app, Contacts, Calendar, Keep notes, you name it.Apple, however, will be going all out with...
2019-06-03 15:45

Why the latest X-Men movie, 'Dark Phoenix,' was doomed from the start Fox "Dark Phoenix" is the latest "X-Men" movie, but it dropped that designation from its title in the US. However, the movie is called "X-Men: Dark Phoenix" in most international territories, where the "X-Men" franchise has always excelled at the bo...
2019-06-06 08:30

I Am Mother envisions a dark future world where AI is almost human A young girl is raised underground by a robot mother (Rose Byrne) following an extinction event on Earth in I Am Mother. A humanoid sentient robot raises a young woman from an embryo in an underground bunker, after an unspecified cataclysmic event ...
2019-06-13 21:30

Valentino and Undercover Discuss the “Dark Fantasy” of Their Collaboration Ahead of their shows today, Valentino’s Pierpaolo Piccioli and Undercover's Jun Takahashi explain their series of collaborations—and their very sweet friendship....
2019-06-19 21:30

If You Could Stop Time, Would You? A Novel Puts a Dark Spin on the Question During a worldwide economic collapse, the heroes of Andri Snaer Magnason’s “The Casket of Time” seal themselves in time-proof boxes. So does everyone else....
2019-07-10 02:45

Dark side of moon landings: 11 things you didn't know The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission which took man to the moon is fast approaching, and the story will be retold many times - but what are the secrets that people aren't really aware of?...
2019-07-15 06:15

Google app soon to receive full-fledged dark mode Google is determined to bring the dark theme to all its apps by the time Android Q is officially released. A couple of Google apps such as Calendar and Keep have already been updated with a dark mode, but the Google app has yet to receive a similar f...
2019-06-12 13:30

Finding dark patterns online: Chips with Everything podcast Jordan Erica Webber teams up with Science Weekly host Ian Sample to find out more about how companies use various techniques to trick us into buying something we may never have needed, or wanted Continue reading......
2019-07-15 10:15

California man gets 10 years for selling drugs for Bitcoin on dark web A US man who sold narcotics on the dark web in exchange for Bitcoin has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison. Tyler Reeves, who sold the drugs under the moniker “Platinum45,” was sentenced on Monday by by United States District Judge James V....
2019-06-13 12:30

A 'Dark Crystal' tactical RPG is coming to Switch in 2019 Jim Henson's 1982 fantasy film The Dark Crystal seems to be having a moment right now. A prequel series will be hitting Netflix in August and now, at today's Nintendo Direct presentation, Nintendo announced a tactical RPG based in the world...
2019-06-11 19:15

Are You Afraid Of The Dark? reboot assembles its Midnight Society Scoop up some midnight dust and throw it at the new cast of Nickelodeon’s Are You Afraid Of The Dark? miniseries, which, to be clear, is separate from Paramount’s in-the-wind film adaptation. Gavin, Akiko, Louise, Graham, and Rachel are their names, ...
2019-06-11 02:30

Watch the New Comic-Con Trailer for His Dark Materials, Out This Autumn At San Diego Comic-Con 2019, BBC and HBO released a new trailer for His Dark Materials, the adaptation of the epic fantasy adventure novel trilogy of the same name by Sir Philip Pullman. It is set for......
2019-07-19 08:30

The Dark Secret Behind the Hidden Room of Glamis Castle If you could even guess the nature of this castle’s secret, said Claude Bowes-Lyon, 13th Earl of Strathmore, you would get down on your knees and thank God it was not yours. Glamis Castle, one of the most haunted castles in Great Britain, was the tal...
2019-06-08 01:45

Dark Phoenix Tries to Correct the Errors of X-Men: The Last Stand. Does It Succeed? Warning: This post contains spoilers for X-Men: The Last Stand and Dark Phoenix. Fairly or not, X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) is one of the most maligned superhero movies in recent history. Following on the heels of the excellent X2: X-Men United, The...
2019-06-08 01:30

LMM's first scene in His Dark Materials is (appropriately) a duet between him and his daemon self “I literally come into this singing a duet with my daemon. On a hot air balloon,” Lin-Manuel Miranda proclaimed on the San Diego Comic-Con Hall H stage. And thus begins the fantastical exploration of HBO and The BBC’s take on His Dark Materials, the ...
2019-07-19 08:00

Jason Grimsley emerges from dark place for first Old-Timers’ Day If it wasn’t quite the baseball equivalent of Walter White returning home from his self-imposed New Hampshire exile in the “Breaking Bad” finale, Jason Grimsley nevertheless stood out as an atypical Old Timer Sunday afternoon at Yankee Stadium. A key...
2019-06-24 00:00

A Brief Explanation of Dark Phoenix's Confusing Alien Villain While Fox was perfectly fine spoiling Dark Phoenix’s major death in early advertisements, the true identity of Jessica Chastain’s alien character was kept conspicuously hush in the weeks leading up to the film’s premiere. Though an explanation for th...
2019-06-10 22:30

Shares of rare earth miners skyrocket after Beijing threatens to cut off the minerals Shares of rare earth miners in Asia Pacific surged in morning trade on Wednesday after Beijing made a veiled threat toward Washington regarding the crucial minerals....
2019-05-29 05:45

Recently Promoted Spanish Soccer Club Renamed As Flat Earth FC After earning promotion to the Spanish fourth flight division, the club formerly known as Mostoles Balompie got a complete rebrand from president Javi Poves and was renamed Flat Earth FC. Poves confirmed in a video statement that the change was inte...
2019-06-30 21:30

‘Do everything in your power to tackle climate change’ UN chief urges on Mother Earth Day Marking International Mother Earth Day, the UN on Monday debated how best to build “an equitable and sustainable future” for all, through enhanced education and climate action, on the road to a key international summit on the issue due to take place ...
2019-05-21 15:30

Surprising ways the changing Earth shaped human evolution and society From the development of our remarkable brains to the geographic divides in the way we vote, our shape-shifting planet has guided the path of humanity...
2019-05-21 15:30

If we can't challenge China, no one can, warns operator of only US mine for rare earth metals "If we can't be economic, there's no hope for the U.S. industry," said James Litinsky, owner of the only rare earth minerals mine in the U.S....
2019-05-31 02:30

Mount Everest expedition installs highest weather stations on Earth Scientists installed the two highest weather stations in the world in an expedition to Mount Everest that wrapped up this week. A team led by the National Geographic Society and Tribhuvan University installed the two weather monitoring stations at 8,...
2019-06-13 19:15

Dr. Drew says LA public health in 'complete breakdown': 'No city on Earth tolerates this' The public health situation in the nation's second-largest city is in "a complete breakdown," Dr. Drew Pinsky said Thursday night on "The Ingraham Angle."...
2019-05-31 08:45

Plans to ‘hack Earth’s weather’ could start World War 3, scientists warn Climate change may end up causing World War 3 if individual countries start to try and save themselves by hacking the weather with a process called geoengineering....
2019-06-14 19:30

Discovery of billion-year-old fungi upends understanding of life on Earth When scientists search for species that lived hundreds of millions of years ago they’re not always just looking for ancient animals. Life on Earth has changed a lot over time, but sometimes a new discovery reveals a few things that have stayed largel...
2019-05-24 20:00

NASA’s Kepler just spotted 18 new Earth-sized planets, but only one is worth dreaming about NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope may be dead, but that doesn’t mean that the wealth of data it gathered doesn’t still hold some untold surprises. A new research paper from scientists at the Max Planck Institute, Georg August University...
2019-05-24 13:15

Astronomers captured an image of a double asteroid as it sped past Earth Astronomers eager to observe bizarre visitors to our neck of the Solar System were in for a real treat late last month as the rare double asteroid 1999 KW4 made a “close” pass of Earth at a distance of some 3.2 million miles. It was far e...
2019-06-05 14:00

9.7 billion on Earth by 2050, but growth rate slowing, says new UN population report By the year 2050, there will be some 9.7 billion people living on Earth, says a UN population report released on Monday. However, the overall growth rate will continue to fall, and more countries will have to adapt to the consequences of an ageing po...
2019-06-17 19:00

By Jupiter! How the solar system’s giant made Earth ripe for life An audacious mission circling Jupiter’s poles is probing the planet’s deepest mysteries - including how it shaped our solar system and paved the way for our existence...
2019-05-24 08:45

How NASA Will Prolong the Lives of the Voyager Probes, 11 Billion Miles From Earth Launched 42 years ago, the Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 space probes are now exploring the outer realms of our solar system. Sadly, the end of the mission is now firmly in sight, but NASA has a plan to keep the probes operational for as long as possible b...
2019-07-10 01:30

China Trade Fight Raises Specter of Rare-Earth Shortage The U.S-China trade dispute has sent prices surging in rare-earth metals, a critical market for industries from electric cars to fuel makers. Chinese media reported that the country may cut exports of such minerals....
2019-05-31 17:30

The sun’s impact on Earth and weather celebrated, as planet marks World Meteorological Day Against a background of serious warnings against the effects of climate change, World Meteorological Day this year celebrates the crucial role played by the sun in powering all life on Earth, and in driving the weather, ocean currents and the hydrolo...
2019-05-21 16:15

Americans prefer to stop asteroids from hitting Earth over going to the Moon or Mars CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos over sending humans back to the moon or on to Mars, a poll shows....
2019-06-20 23:45

Minecraft Earth: block building game moves into the real world Microsoft has launched an augmented reality version of the bestselling game, which follows Pokémon Go on to the streetsSince its beta launch in 2009, the blocky, world-building adventure game Minecraft has been released on more than 20 different plat...
2019-05-22 00:45

Inside Italy's $1 billion mountains that produce more tons of marble than anywhere else on Earth A slab of Carrara marble can cost up to $400 per square meter. The luxury stone comes the Apuan Alps, a mountain range in northern Tuscany that stretches for 58 km and reaches 2,000 meters high. The Carrara quarries have produced more marble than any...
2019-06-27 22:15

Scientists find that Mars is inhabitable for at least one of Earth’s life forms While trying to decide if humans can live on Mars, scientists believe they've found some germs can survive on the red planet.       ...
2019-06-21 21:30

Rare earth firms' stocks soar on U.S.-China trade war speculation Shares in rare earth-related companies soared on Tuesday, led by jumps in Chinese producers a day after Chinese President Xi Jinping visited a rare earth firm in southern China, sparking speculation the sector could be the next front in the Sino-U.S....
2019-05-22 05:15

Gizmodo This Could Be the Most Earth-Like Exoplanet Discovered Yet | Kotaku The Ranger Class Is Gett Gizmodo This Could Be the Most Earth-Like Exoplanet Discovered Yet | Kotaku The Ranger Class Is Getting Some Changes In D&D (And Baldur’s Gate 3) | Jalopnik The Mercedes F1 Team Figured Out How to Hack Its Steering Into an Aerodynamic Aid | Lifeh...
2019-06-20 02:30

David Saint-Jacques doing well after return to Earth, Canadian Space Agency says The 49-year-old Quebec native boarded a NASA plane during the night and is expect to arrive in Houston later today after a brief stopover in Scotland....
2019-06-28 01:30

D-Day veteran John McHugh recalls Normandy invasion: It was hell on earth In an appearance on "Shepard Smith Reporting," World War II Army Cpl. John McHugh on Thursday recalled his harrowing experience as one of thousands of troops storming the beaches of Normandy, describing what he witnessed as "hell on earth."...
2019-06-07 02:15

NASA astronaut captures breathtaking time-lapse of Earth from space Here on Earth, we see the Sun rise and set once in any given 24-hour period. If you want to see the sunrise or sunset you need to set your watch so you don’t miss it, or you’ll be left waiting another day for the opportunity. Things are a...
2019-06-03 03:30

Cocktail of the week: EartH Kitchen’s Irish maid | The good mixer Fire up the barbecue and kick back with this refreshingly floral, whiskey-based summer coolerA super-simple, super-seasonal (now is the height of elderflower season) and refreshing summer sip.Serves 1 Continue reading......
2019-05-31 19:01

On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous Is a Daring Tale of Queer Love and Pain Ocean Vuong read from his poetry at the Los Angeles public library two years ago. I was onstage with him as his interviewer, and what struck me about Vuong was his marvelous combination of vulnerability and strength. His frame is petite, his voice al...
2019-06-06 18:30

Jeff Bezos: I spend my billions on space because we're destroying Earth "We are in the process of destroying this planet," Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said in an interview with CBS Evening News.       ...
2019-07-18 04:15

Gaia rebooted: New version of idea explains how Earth evolved for life The controversial Gaia hypothesis sees Earth as a superorganism adapted to be perfect for life. A weird type of evolution may finally show how that actually happens...
2019-05-21 18:45

Marco Rubio Introduces a Bill to Boost the U.S. Rare-Earth Industry Legislation aimed at making the U.S. more competitive with China for processing critical rare-earth minerals is set to be introduced in Congress on Thursday....
2019-07-11 13:45

China rare earth prices soar on their potential role in trade war Chinese rare earth prices are set to climb further beyond multi-year highs hit following a flurry of state media reports that Beijing could weaponize its supply-dominance of the prized minerals in its trade war with Washington....
2019-06-06 15:30

China set to control rare earth supply for years due to processing dominance U.S. companies are years away from challenging Chinese dominance of rare earth minerals due to a lack of domestic processing facilities, ensuring the Asian nation will maintain its near-monopoly on refining and powerful leverage in trade talks....
2019-05-30 03:30

Former rival Hancock backs Johnson to 'bring country together' Boris Johnson has won the much sought-after endorsement of former Tory leadership candidate Matt Hancock, despite being attacked by his rivals for snubbing the first TV debate....
2019-06-17 05:30

Moldova's new PM vows to boost EU ties, bring justice Moldova's new prime minister says her government's priority is to advance relations with the European Union and bring to justice all those responsible for abuse of power, including the most powerful oligarch in the ex-Soviet republic....
2019-06-15 13:45

"War With US Will Bring Disaster To World", Says China's Defence Minister China's Defence Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that a war with the United States would be a disaster for the world while issuing a warning to Washington not to meddle in security disputes over......
2019-06-02 09:15

Project Catalyst helps developers bring iOS apps to the Mac Last year, Apple teased a project called Marzipan, which aims to let developers port iOS apps over to OS X. Today, at WWDC, Apple announced that Marzipan is now called Project Catalyst and is built to work with Xcode developer tools. What this means....
2019-06-03 23:30

Source: Red Sox send plane to bring Ortiz back Doctors have cleared David Ortiz to travel, and the Red Sox have sent the team plane to the Dominican Republic to bring him back to Boston for further medical treatment....
2019-06-10 21:15

Wall Street would rather you didn’t bring your pets to work The bulls and bears are taking a big beating on Wall Street — by the dog sector. Bankers, money managers and traders mostly pooh-poohed the parade of pets who accompanied other employees to work last week, celebrating National Pet Week across America...
2019-06-24 03:15

Alaska heat wave could bring record temperatures Alaska has been hit with record-high temperatures that have the arctic state packing heat. The unusual heat wave will have the northernmost state cooking in temperatures of 87 degrees or higher over the holiday weekend, starting July 4 through Monday...
2019-07-04 23:30

Samsung and AMD team up to bring Radeon graphics to smartphones Throughout 2018, there were multiple rumors about Samsung working on a gaming phone that used the company’s own smartphone GPU, although there’s been nothing official yet on either the phone or the graphics chipset.Today, Samsung has an...
2019-06-04 08:45

The FIDO Alliance wants to bring password-less security to IoT devices The FIDO Alliance's mission is to reduce our reliance on passwords, so it doesn't come as a surprise that it's working to remove password use from internet of things devices. In fact, it's hoping to strengthen IoT security altoget...
2019-06-27 19:15

Protesters Vow to Bring London to a Standstill During Trump’s Visit A big turnout is expected, as is the return of a giant orange balloon of Mr. Trump, depicted as a scowling baby in a diaper and holding a smartphone....
2019-06-04 09:45