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Japan Makes History as Hayabusa2 Attempts to Collect Underground Samples From Asteroid

Earlier today, Japan’s Hayabusa2 may have become the first probe in history to collect material from beneath the surface of an asteroid—a mission that could yield important new insights abou...

Japan Makes History as Hayabusa2 Attempts to Collect Underground Samples From Asteroid

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Japan lands spacecraft on distant asteroid to collect samples Japanese scientists have successfully landed an unmanned spacecraft on the distant asteroid Ryugu for the second time as part of an ongoing mission to help explore the origins of the solar system....
2019-07-11 12:30

Japan's Hayabusa2 probe attempts its final asteroid landing at 9:15 PM ET Back in February, Japan's second asteroid-exploring spacecraft touched down on the asteroid Ryugu to collect samples that it will bring back to Earth. Tonight, Hayabusa2 is making its final sample collection attempt, where it will try to collect...
2019-07-11 03:45

| Japan's asteroid probe Hayabusa2 set for final touchdown Japan's Hayabusa2 probe began descending for its final touchdown on a distant asteroid, hoping to collect samples that could shed light on the evolution of the solar system....
2019-07-11 08:30

Japan's Asteroid Probe Hayabusa2 Set for Final Touchdown Japan's Hayabusa2 probe began descending on Wednesday for its final touchdown on a distant asteroid, hoping to collect samples that could shed light on the evolution of the solar system....
2019-07-10 15:45

Falcon has landed: Japan's Hayabusa2 probe touches down on asteroid Unmanned craft – about the size of a large refrigerator – plans to collect ground samples, some 300 million kilometres from EarthA Japanese spacecraft has successfully landed on a distant asteroid where it hopes to collect samples that could shed lig...
2019-07-11 12:15

Cops collect DNA samples from estranged husband of missing mom Jennifer Dulos As the search for a missing Connecticut mother of five stretched into its ninth day, police appeared to zero in on her estranged husband. With no sign of Jennifer Dulos, police showed up at her ex’s Farmington mansion Friday evening, questioning Foti...
2019-06-02 01:30

With Time Running Out, Hayabusa2 Spacecraft Fails to Drop Target Marker on Asteroid Japan’s Hayabusa2 probe aborted an attempt to drop a highly reflective target marker on the surface of Ryugu in preparation for its second sample extraction mission. But with surface temperatures rising steadily on the asteroid, the probe is running ...
2019-05-22 17:45

Japan’s asteroid probe is about to attempt its second daring asteroid touchdown Japan is doing some incredible things with its Hayabusa2 asteroid probe. The spacecraft has now spent several months in orbit around the space rock known as Ryugu, and it’s blown not one but two holes into its side. Now, in yet another potentia...
2019-07-11 12:45

Mochizuki makes history for Japan with junior title at Wimbledon Teenager Shintaro Mochizuki became the first Japanese to win a junior boys' Grand Slam title, beating Spain's Carlos Gimeno Valero 6-3 6-2 in the Wimbledon final on Sunday....
2019-07-14 23:30

| Mochizuki makes Grand Slam history for Japan at Wimbledon Shintaro Mochizuki made history becoming the first Japanese player to win a boy's Grand Slam title, beating Carlos Gimeno Valero of Spain in the Wimbledon final....
2019-07-14 21:30

Japan's Hayabusa 2 may finally kick-start the asteroid mining era The turn of the decade saw a huge surge of interest in asteroid mining, but now this would-be industry has flopped. Can a tiny Japanese probe revive it?...
2019-05-21 16:30

Japan says space probe landed on asteroid to get soil sample A Japanese spacecraft has landed on a distant asteroid and collected underground samples that scientists hope will provide clues to the origin of the solar system billions of years ago...
2019-07-11 12:00

NASA makes final plans for its 2022 mission to visit an all-metal asteroid In less than a decade, we might finally be able to unravel the mysteries surrounding Psyche, an asteroid that's believed to be composed mostly of iron and nickel. NASA is gearing up to explore the metallic asteroid, giving the Psyche mission the...
2019-06-12 19:45

Argentina makes World Cup history At the final whistle, goalkeeper Vanina Correa fell to her knees as her teammates embraced each other. Though they had not won, they had created history....
2019-06-11 01:15

‘The Big Bang Theory’ makes history in Washington, DC ‘The Big Bang Theory” ended its run three weeks ago, but will live on in perpetuity — not only in repeats but as part of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, DC. “BBT” producer Warner Bros. Television has donated a sle...
2019-06-06 21:45

No limitations: Ali Stroker makes history with Tony win NEW YORK (AP) — When she sings, Ali Stroker says, she has “no limitations.” That was clear on Sunday as Stroker performed and made history as the first actor in a wheelchair to capture a Tony Award. She earned the trophy for her portrayal...
2019-06-10 08:30

Tennis star, 15, makes history in qualifying for Wimbledon American tennis prodigy Cori "Coco" Gauff just became the youngest player in the Open Era to advance through qualifying to reach Wimbledon's main draw....
2019-06-28 15:30

Lashana Lynch Makes History With 007 Role for Bond 25 Congratulations are in order for Lashana Lynch! According to The Mail on Sunday, the 31-year-old actress will play 007 in the new James Bond film. While Daniel Craig will reprise......
2019-07-15 17:30

Lesbian Couple Makes History Playing Together at Wimbledon When Alison van Uytvanck and Greet Minnen stepped onto the court at Wimbledon on Tuesday, it was their first time playing doubles together in a grand slam tournament match. Off-the-court, however, they have been paired for three years. Belgians Minn...
2019-07-05 23:30

Why Japan and South Korea Still Spar Over History Japan’s colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula ended more than seven decades ago, yet that legacy still roils everyday politics on both sides of the strait. ...
2019-07-02 11:45

Fowles makes history, helps Lynx beat Mercury 75-62 Sylvia Fowles set a WNBA record with her 157th career double-double and the Minnesota Lynx pulled away in the second half to beat the Phoenix Mercury 75-62       ...
2019-07-15 04:45

Brandt Snedeker makes history with second-round 60 at RBC Canadian Open Brandt Snedeker, who shot a 60 at RBC Canadian Open on Friday, is first player since 1983 to record at least one round of 59, 60 and 61 on PGA Tour.        ...
2019-06-08 00:15

Watch: Brooks Koepka makes history in U.S. Open's second round Top-ranked Brooks Koepka remains in pursuit of his third consecutive U.S. Open title after moving within three shots of leader Justin Rose at Pebble Beach....
2019-06-15 06:15

Glee's Ali Stroker Makes History With 2019 Tony Awards Win Congratulations are in order for Ali Stroker! The 31-year-old Broadway star made history at Sunday night's Tony Awards when she took home the trophy for Best Performance by an......
2019-06-10 19:00

Brooke Henderson makes history with win at Meijer LPGA Classic Brooke Henderson became the winningest Canadian golfer of all time -- man or woman -- after claiming her ninth LPGA title       ...
2019-06-17 10:30

Atlantic League Batter Steals First, Makes Baseball History Around the time that robot umpires were brought in to help officiate the Atlantic League All-Star Game, Major League Baseball and the independent league’s front office decided to tack on a few more rules to experiment with for the second half of the ...
2019-07-14 16:00

Ali Stroker makes Tony Awards history as first winner to use wheelchair Ali Stroker made history Sunday at the Tony Awards. “This award is for every kid who is watching tonight who has a disability, who has a limitation or a challenge who has been waiting to see themselves represented in this arena — you are,”...
2019-06-10 20:45

This week in tech history: Nintendo's N64 goes on sale in Japan At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come. That's what This Week in Tech History does. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical te...
2019-06-23 23:30

Why Japan and South Korea Still Spar Over History: QuickTake Japan’s colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula ended more than seven decades ago yet that legacy still roils everyday politics on both sides of the strait. South Korea and Japan, major trading partners and both U.S. military allies, have been at log...
2019-07-01 16:30

Pose's Janet Mock Makes TV History With Netflix Production Deal Janet Mock just made history. The Pose writer and director signed a multi-million-dollar deal with Netflix, becoming the first black transgender woman to establish an overall deal with a major......
2019-06-19 17:15

Rafael Nadal makes history with 12th French Open title Rafael Nadal downed Dominic Thiem at French Open to claim his 18th Grand Slam and become the only man or woman to win the same tournament 12 times.       ...
2019-06-09 22:15

Marta makes history but Australia beats Brazil after brilliant comeback Having fallen 2-0 behind in the first half, Australia's Women's World Cup hopes appeared to be in tatters, but a brilliant fightback secured a memorable 3-2 win over Brazil to keep alive the Matildas' hopes of progressing to the knockout stages....
2019-06-13 23:30

Shohei Ohtani makes history as he becomes the first Japanese-born player to hit for cycle Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani collects home run, triple, double and single during his first four at-bats against Rays.       ...
2019-06-14 05:15

Ali Stroker makes Tony history as the first wheelchair user to win an acting award Stroker, who won for "Oklahoma!," dedicated the prize to "every kid who is watching tonight who has a disability, who has a limitation or a challenge, who has been waiting to see themselves represented in this arena.”...
2019-06-10 18:45

Watch: Yordan Alvarez makes Astros history, homers in first two games Houston Astros rookie Yordan Alvarez became the first player in franchise history to homer in his first two games, going deep in a win against the Milwaukee Brewers in Houston....
2019-06-12 15:30

This Reporter Asks a Lot of Questions. In Japan, That Makes Her Unusual. Isoko Mochizuki’s interrogations of government officials have made her something of a folk hero in Japan, where the press is known for being clubby and compliant....
2019-07-05 13:30

Brandon Crawford makes San Francisco Giants, MLB history in rout of Colorado Rockies Brandon Crawford homered three times and drove in nine runs over the course of the San Francisco Giants' doubleheader sweep of the Colorado Rockies.       ...
2019-07-16 10:45

Rookie goalie Jordan Binnington makes history in St. Louis Blues' Game 6 win St. Louis rookie goalie Jordan Binnington achieved another historic milestone as the Blues defeated the San Jose Sharks in Game 6 of the Western Conference finals....
2019-05-22 18:30

The high-tech trade dispute rooted in Japan's wartime history Japan has tightened curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea, upping the ante in a decades-old dispute with Seoul over South Koreans forced to work for Japanese firms during World War Two....
2019-07-08 16:45

Rogerer Federer makes French Open history as oldest man to reach fourth round Roger Federer eased past Norway's Casper Ruud 6-3 6-1 7-6(10-8) on Friday to become the oldest male player to reach the fourth round at the French Open....
2019-05-31 19:00

Serena Williams Makes History as 1st Athlete to Make Forbes' Self-Made Women List Serena Williams continues to make history! The tennis champion has become the first-ever athlete to make Forbes' list of America's Richest Self-Made Women, which ranks the most......
2019-06-05 00:15

Brazil great Marta makes history with record-breaking 17th World Cup goal Brazil great Marta put her name in the record books once again, scoring from the penalty spot against Italy to become the most prolific scorer in World Cup finals history....
2019-06-19 03:30

Brandon Crawford makes Giants and Major League Baseball history in 19-2 rout of Rockies Brandon Crawford went 5 for 6 with two homers and tied a San Francisco team record with eight RBIs in a 19-2 rout of the Colorado Rockies.       ...
2019-07-16 04:01

Japan's SoftBank makes bet to challenge Brazil's concentrated banking sector Japan's SoftBank has led a $231 million new financing round for Brazilian lending platform Creditas, valuing it at $750 million and funding a future expansion to other Latin American countries, Sergio Furio, the founder of Creditas, said....
2019-07-10 14:00

EXPLAINER-The high-tech trade dispute rooted in Japan's wartime history Japan has tightened curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea, upping the ante in a decades-old dispute with Seoul over South Koreans forced to work for Japanese firms during World War Two....
2019-07-08 16:30

The Chrysanthemum Throne: A Two and a Half Millennia History of Divine Imperial Rule in Japan The Chrysanthemum Throne is the throne of the Emperor of Japan and a metonym referring to the Japanese monarchy itself. The Japanese imperial family has recently been in the news, due to the ascension of Emperor Naruhito on the 1st of May 2019 ...
2019-05-26 04:30

Janet Mock Makes History by Becoming the 1st Black Trans Woman to Sign Deal With a Major Studio On June 19, 1865, history was made and the last enslaved black Americans gained their independence. Today, 154 years after emancipation, Janet Mock made history by becoming the first black trans woman to establish an overall deal with a major studio....
2019-06-19 23:45

CORRECTED-Japan's SoftBank makes bet to challenge Brazil's concentrated banking sector Japan's SoftBank Group Corp has led a $231 million new financing round for Brazilian lending platform Creditas, valuing it at $750 million and funding a future expansion to other Latin American countries, Sergio Furio, the founder of Creditas, said....
2019-07-11 08:30

Inside the Secret Service lab with more than 15K ink samples WASHINGTON— In a cabinet inside a modest laboratory in downtown Washington are rows and rows of ink samples in plastic squeeze bottles and small glass jars. To the untrained eye, it’s just a bunch of blackish liquid with strange names like “moldy spo...
2019-07-09 02:45

Tony Awards 2019: Wheelchair-using actress Ali Stroker makes history; 'Hadestown' sweeps with 8 wins Ali Stroker, a wheelchair-using actress from "Oklahoma!", made history and Bryan Cranston made an impassioned plea for journalists at the Tony Awards.        ...
2019-06-10 16:30

Ask The Salty Waitress: How many free beer samples is too many? Hey Salty, I hang out pretty regularly at a craft beer bar that offers free, one-ounce-ish samples people can try before ordering a full pour. I’m pretty decisive, but I’ll sometimes sample one beer before I order, especially if it’s a flavor I’m not...
2019-05-31 17:15

Microsoft’s AI generates realistic speech with only 200 training samples In a newly published paper, Microsoft researchers describe a state-of-the-art AI speech system that needs only 200 samples to achieve high accuracy.Read More...
2019-05-23 19:45

NASA to unseal moon rock samples from the Apollo missions HOUSTON — Inside a locked vault at Johnson Space Center is treasure few have seen and fewer have touched. The restricted lab is home to hundreds of pounds of moon rocks collected by Apollo astronauts close to a half-century ago. And for the first tim...
2019-06-27 19:30

FBI testing minibar samples at Dominican Republic resort: report The FBI is reportedly analyzing alcohol samples from at least one minibar at the popular Bahia Príncipe resort in the Dominican Republic to see if hotel booze is, in fact, to blame for the country’s recent string of tourist deaths. Ministry of ...
2019-06-20 06:00

Hounding Citibank to help a reader collect his deserved due Dear John: My father has money in a Citibank account with his name on it. It came from his aunt, who died in 2001. He was the heir and executor of her will, and was never notified about it....
2019-06-16 08:15

I'm travelling the world to collect poo for the good of humankind Eric Alm is racing to find out which gut microbes thrive in diverse human cultures before it is too late. His microbiome library – derived from faecal samples – could help solve future health crises...
2019-05-22 07:01

Cop Who Shot Unarmed Man Rehired By Police So He Can Collect Pension An Arizona police officer who was fired and charged with murder for killing an unarmed man in a hotel hallway was rehired temporarily so he could collect a pension....
2019-07-13 15:15

Possible Underground Railroad Cabin Discovered Archaeologists with the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration are examining newly-discovered artifacts to determine the age of a Cambridge cabin. Archaeologists are examining newly-discovered artifacts on Maryland’s...
2019-05-29 03:30

Son buried dead 97-year-old mom in backyard to collect benefits: cops An Arizona man allegedly buried his dead 97-year-old mother in the backyard — and told no one so that he could continue raking in the woman’s Social Security and Veterans Affairs benefits, local police said. Daniel Shannon, 66, of San Tan Valle...
2019-05-24 14:45

Transport for London will collect Wi-Fi data to warn you about delays on the Tube From July 8, Transport for London (TfL) will begin using Wi-Fi data from mobile devices to analyze the flow of passengers through Underground stations, helping predict delays and congestion.TfL has been quick to dispel any privacy worries, noting tha...
2019-05-22 13:30

Sen. Elizabeth Warren proposes law to help same-sex couples collect tax refunds owed to them Proposed legislation from Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) would give gay couples who are legally married the ability to file amended tax returns and get federal refunds owed to them....
2019-06-21 14:30

A Wake-Up Call On Smart Beds And Sleep Apps That Collect Your Data Your bed could be watching you. OK, so not with a camera. At least not yet. But if you have any of a variety of “smart beds,” mattress pads or sleep apps, it knows when you go to sleep. It knows when you toss and turn. It may even be able...
2019-05-29 17:15

London Underground will track everyone's Tube trip via WiFi Transport for London, the UK capital's transit authority, will start collecting data on how people move around the Underground system by tracking phones and other connected devices using its extensive WiFi network. The agency's systems will...
2019-05-23 00:15

Maintenance worker dies in fire in underground vault PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s largest utility says one of its workers died over the weekend while doing maintenance in an underground vault. Fire crews had responded to an explosion in the vault late Sunday night in downtown Phoenix and saw flames c...
2019-07-01 21:15

Top Court Begins Exercise To Collect Nation-Wide Data On Child Rape The Supreme Court on Monday commenced a 10-day nation-wide exercise to collect data on sexual assault on children for effective and expeditious prosecution of offenders....
2019-07-15 22:15

14,000-year-old footprints record an underground Stone Age family outing Enlarge / The clay-rich mud of Basura Cave preserved these footprints for 14,000 years. (credit: Emily Packer (Marcomms)) There was a lot more to Paleolithic life than hunting, gathering, and leaving well-preserved bones for archaeologists. A 14,00...
2019-05-30 09:30

Phoenix electrician dead after fire in underground electrical vault PHOENIX (KPNX) – An APS worker is dead after a fire in an underground electrical vault in downtown Phoenix near 1st Avenue and Washington Street Sunday night, Phoenix fire says. APS identified the man killed as Rick Castillo, a father, husband,...
2019-07-02 05:15

Exclusive: Chile's Codelco set for copper output hit as key mine goes underground Codelco's giant Chuquicamata mine is set for a 40% drop in production over the next two years, an internal forecast seen by Reuters shows, pointing to the sharp challenge facing the world's top copper miner as it scrambles to maintain output....
2019-05-23 10:15

Chinese raids hit North Korean defectors' 'Underground Railroad' A decade after leaving her family behind to flee North Korea, the defector was overwhelmed with excitement when she spoke to her 22-year-old son on the phone for the first time in May after he too escaped into China....
2019-06-17 05:00

Canada’s nuclear waste to be buried in deep underground repository While nuclear energy has been well contained in reactors, Canada is left with a big problem that everyone saw coming: the hazard posed by nuclear waste....
2019-05-30 00:45

Are Scientists Set to Discover Life Beneath Europa’s Underground Ocean? Europa is one of Jupiter’s 79 moons. It is one of four large moons that revolve around the planet, and is slightly smaller in size than our moon. Europa was discovered in 1610 by Galileo Galilei, and has the distinction of being the first moon found ...
2019-06-27 19:30

'Underground terror tunnel dug from Gaza into Israel' discovered, military says An “underground terror tunnel dug from Gaza into Israel” was discovered in the southern part of the Gaza strip, Israel Defense Forces announced on Monday....
2019-07-09 08:30

Europe's oldest mosque may be buried underground in this Visigothic city Archaeologists have detected long-hidden features of a Visigothic city in Spain, including unexplored parts of a palace and a building that may be one of the oldest mosques in Europe....
2019-06-21 20:45

LIRR worker who hung out at home on the clock, to retire without punishment, collect full pension: report A Long Island Rail Road worker who raked in more than $280,000 in pay last year — more than half from overtime — was busted hanging out at home while on the clock, according to a report obtained by The Post....
2019-07-10 13:45

The California girl who defined underground Russian punk rock and became a KGB 'enemy of the state' At the height of the Cold War in 1984, a quintessential blonde southern California club girl left to spend a week in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR). It was a week that would not only transform her life, but shape the Russian rock scen...
2019-05-30 15:00

How Joy Division’s ‘Unknown Pleasures’ image went from underground album cover to a piece of cultural ubiquity Peter Saville was 22 years old when he designed the iconic cover, based on a diagram one of the band’s members discovered in a scientific encyclopedia....
2019-06-14 20:15

Etiquette posters from the past century telling passengers how to behave on the London Underground go on display Etiquette posters from the past century nudging Londoners to keep the city moving - and not annoy other passengers - have gone on display at one of the capital's main railway depots....
2019-06-02 10:15

London homes by water: the stylish flats and floating villages planned near former docklands and hidden underground waterways Innovative new schemes to release our big underground rivers, create flood plains and build floating homes are all under discussion as part of Climate Action Week....
2019-07-03 07:45

Ethiopia attempts to mediate Sudan crisis after bloodshed Ethiopia's prime minister on Friday urged Sudan's military rulers and civilian opposition to exercise "bravery" in trying to agree on a transition to democracy after the worst bloodshed since the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
2019-06-08 04:30

Caught on camera: Man attempts to break into Tucson home TUCSON – A man was caught on camera attempting to break into a Tucson home on May 20. The video shows the man jumping over the homeowner’s back wall, running through the yard,  and peering into the home’s back window before attempting to remove...
2019-06-11 19:15

Mozilla fixes second Firefox zero-day bug used in Coinbase hack attempts Mozilla has patched its Firefox browser for a second time in response to a spearphishing campaign targeting employees of cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, ZDNet reports. According to ZDNet, hackers have been attempting to phish Coinbase staff with em...
2019-06-21 19:45

Megan Rapinoe and her attempts to take a stand — and make a point U.S. women’s national soccer team co-captain Megan Rapinoe is no stranger to speaking up. The soccer star continues to publicly fight for her beliefs....
2019-06-28 08:00

Sudan's military rulers say several coup attempts thwarted Sudan's military rulers said on Thursday they had thwarted several coup attempts and that some officers had been arrested over the deadly dispersal of protesters at a sit-in in Khartoum earlier this month....
2019-06-14 03:00

Computer attempts to replicate the dream-like maths of Ramanujan A computer program called the Ramanujan Machine is generating mathematical conjectures for constants like π and e, just like the legendary Indian mathematician...
2019-07-09 21:45

Australian election sparks wave of suicide attempts A shock Australian election result has sparked a wave of suicide attempts among refugees held in the Manus Island detention center off Papua New Guinea, activists say....
2019-05-22 08:15

| Australia election triggers refugee suicide attempts At least four refugees in Australia's offshore Pacific camps have attempted suicide since the conservative government's shock re-election, according to refugees, advocates and police....
2019-05-21 21:30

Apple previews upcoming software changes as it attempts to diversify beyond iPhones The revisions previewed Monday during a conference in San Jose, California, included a new feature that will let people log into apps and other services with an Apple ID instead of relying on similar sign-in options from Facebook and Google....
2019-06-04 04:45

Amazon Attempts to Improve Alexa Privacy, Hilariously Fails There’s a new Echo in town. The Echo Show 5 is a smart display with a 5.5-inch screen scheduled for a June 26 release, and it’s the first Echo device with a physical shutter to cover the onboard camera. With this release, Amazon is also making some ...
2019-05-29 22:30

Graduate attempts a backflip on stage before receiving his diploma and fails A college student attempted a backflip on stage during his graduation ceremony. He ended up falling on his neck.        ...
2019-05-21 18:30

Gay History Is Black History: These 10 Icons Prove It LGBTQ African Americans have always been here. (Drag) Kings and Queens, dykes, homos, gender nonconforming, same-gender loving, queer and trans folk populate our history and have been foundational to every single emancipatory movement we’ve ever had....
2019-06-29 19:45

Brian Eno has an asteroid now Today in In Space, No One Can Hear Your Gentle, Ambient Airport Music News: Brian Eno has an asteroid now. Per Rolling Stone, the Roxy Music member and David Bowie/David Byrne/other famous musicians not named David collaborator has just joined the ra...
2019-06-28 00:15

Poland removes power price cap for big clients despite attempts to curb costs Poland's parliament removed a power price cap for big customers late on Thursday, dashing industry hopes the government would be able to curb spiralling costs that have already led to some plant closures....
2019-06-14 10:45

Knicks watching Amar’e Stoudemire, Monta Ellis comeback attempts The last time the Knicks struck out on the No. 1 free agent, they turned to Amar’e Stoudemire. Nine years later and in a similar position, they may be interested in round two. The Knicks will be among 12 teams watching Stoudemire and Monta Elli...
2019-07-09 12:30

UK Had Warned 16 NATO Allies Of Russia Hacking Attempts: Foreign Minister Britain has shared with 16 NATO allies details of malicious Russian cyber activity in their countries over the last 18 months, foreign minister Jeremy Hunt was to say on Thursday....
2019-05-23 10:45

Let's look back at the disastrous attempts to make an X-Men movie decades before Dark Phoenix Dark Phoenix ended up being a largely disappointing conclusion to X-Men movies, especially since the original installment in 2000 laid a lot of the groundwork for the modern superhero movie boom, but things could’ve been even worse for Marvel’s mutan...
2019-06-12 08:45

Donald Trump Forgets His Own Gift To Queen. Melania Attempts Rescue Amid the pomp and pageantry of United States President Donald Trump's symbolic visit to the Buckingham Palace, First Lady Melania Trump came to the rescue of her husband when the latter couldn't......
2019-06-04 05:45

Katee Sackhoff Attempts to Save Humanity in the Trailer for Netflix's Another Life After years of watching her as Starbuck on Battlestar Galactica, there’s just something that feels right about seeing Katee Sackhoff in a spaceship, heading off to save humanity. She’s done it before and now she’ll do it again, albeit in a whole new ...
2019-07-10 05:30

Fort takes over as commander of Naval Forces Japan, Navy Region Japan Rear Adm. Brian Fort assumed command of Naval Forces Japan on Wednesday, relieving Rear Adm. Gregory Fenton during a change of command ceremony in Yokosuka, Japan....
2019-07-11 04:45

Danube cruise captain in court as floods prevent attempts to reach wreck The captain of a passenger cruiser that collided with a pleasure boat that capsized on the Danube, killing South Korean tourists on board, appeared in court in Budapest on Saturday as flood waters prevented attempts to reach the wreck....
2019-06-01 15:30

The left is fighting back, even in Republican states, as it attempts to reshape capitalism | Will Hutton As Trump announces his candidacy, forces are already mustering to confront himBehold the new political yobs. The British and American right, once keen to engage intellectually with the left and firmly anchored in business and the middle class, have n...
2019-06-23 13:45

Schiff to intel community: Share info on Barr's attempts to declassify docs House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff demanded on Friday that the nation’s intelligence community report to Congress any effort by Attorney General William Barr to declassify national security secrets over its objections.Schiff made his d...
2019-05-31 23:15

Paul Pogba could still be named Man Utd captain despite attempts to secure Real Madrid transfer ​Ole Gunnar Solskjaer claims Paul Pogba will be considered for the captaincy of Manchester United, despite his attempts to engineer a move to Real Madrid....
2019-07-13 16:15

Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz carried ‘Japan-related cargo’ TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz carried ‘Japan-related cargo’ The post Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz ca...
2019-06-13 10:45

Theresa May resignation: How PM's three-year premiership was dominated by failed attempts to deliver Brexit Deputy Political Editor Nicholas Cecil charts the former Home Secretary's troubled reign as Prime Minister – when it seemed if things could go wrong, they invariably did...
2019-05-24 11:30

Civil rights activists slam Facebook's 'insufficient' attempts to tackle hate on its platform Facebook's latest update on its ongoing companywide civil rights audit has been criticized by activists who say that the social network needs to do much more to tackle hate on its platform. ...
2019-07-01 22:45

Vade raises $79 million to shield email inboxes from phishing attempts, malware, and spam Vade Secure, which is developing an email filtering stack to protect against phishing, malware, and spam, has raised $79 million in venture capital.Read More...
2019-06-12 23:15

Navy Chief of Info attempts damage control over USS McCain on Twitter after five years of inactivity The official Twitter account of the Navy Chief of Information attempted to do damage control over the report that the White House requested the removal of the USS McCain during President Trump's trip to Japan, sending out its first tweet in over five...
2019-05-30 13:00

Carrie Severino: Census controversy reflects 'attempts to push back on the very concept of citizenship' Carrie Severino, chief counsel to the Judicial Crisis Network, defended President Trump's decision to add a citizenship question to the Census and suggested that debate over the issue indicated a deeper problem....
2019-06-16 05:15

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

Astronomers just spotted an asteroid that loves the Sun Thanks to astronomers and their constant search for new bodies moving throughout our solar system, we know about a lot of asteroids. Many of them have long, elliptical orbits around our Sun, swinging through our system — sometimes making close ...
2019-07-11 12:45

NASA needs help deciding where to land on this asteroid 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 its surfa...
2019-05-24 20:30

President Trump’s Visit to Japan Was a Success — for Japan President Trump’s visit to Japan was a success for that country, but foreign policy experts say it was more of a wash for the United States. Facing upcoming parliamentary elections and an ongoing threat from North Korea, Japanese Prime Minister...
2019-05-29 07:30

Trump needles Japan over US-Japan trade imbalance US President Donald Trump on Saturday needled Japan over the U.S.-Japan trade imbalance as he kicked off a state visit to the country. (May 25)        ...
2019-05-25 22:00

Study Finds Folks in Chicago’s Affluent Streeterville Live to Almost the Century Mark, While Blacks in Impoverished Englewood Don’t Live Long Enough to Collect Social Security It’s just 9 miles between Chicago’s predominantly white and wealthy Streeterville neighborhood and the predominantly black and poor Englewood in the city’s South Side, but the gulf of difference in life expectancies between the two represents the lar...
2019-06-07 05:15

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

Humans are probably safe from a catastrophic asteroid strike — for now If you ever clean out the gutters on your roof, take note: The dirt you’re tossing may have come from outer space. The new book “Cosmic Impact: Understanding the Threat to Earth from Asteroids and Comets,” by Andrew May (Icon Books), gives an overvie...
2019-06-12 09:30

‘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

We’ve spotted a strange asteroid that’s spinning itself to pieces There’s a new type of asteroid that has a tail like a comet because it’s spinning so fast it’s constantly falling apart and leaving a trail of debris behind it...
2019-05-21 16:30

Still Standing After All This Time: How Elton John Survived Sudden Fame, Crippling Addiction and Multiple Suicide Attempts Elton John wasn't always Elton John. And we don't mean that in the "it takes time for an artist to become a superstar" sort of way. No, he literally wasn't always......
2019-06-02 02:30

Americans prefer asteroid tracking over moon visit Americans prefer a space program focusing on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research into our cosmos and robotic space probes over human exploration of Mars or the moon, a new poll shows. (June 20)        ...
2019-06-20 08:00

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

Americans believe asteroid monitoring more important than Mars trip The poll comes as the White House pushes to get astronauts back on the moon, but only about a quarter of Americans said moon or Mars exploration by astronauts should be among the space program’s highest priorities....
2019-06-20 22:45

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

This Asteroid Orbits So Close to the Sun, Its Year Lasts Just 151 Days Introducing 2019 LF6, an asteroid so close to the Sun that a year lasts only 151 days. Known as an “Atira” asteroid, its orbit falls entirely inside Earth’s orbit, making it one of only a small handful of these objects ever discovered.Read more......
2019-07-09 01:15

NASA snaps most detailed image yet of asteroid Bennu A US spacecraft has captured its closest and most detailed image yet of the 78 billion kilogram asteroid Bennu which gets closer to Earth every six years....
2019-06-18 21:15

Astronomers spotted a car-size asteroid just hours before impact Astronomers discovered a car-size asteroid hours before it slammed into Earth and burned up in the atmosphere this past weekend, news sources report....
2019-06-28 23:30

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

Ancient asteroid crater found off the coast of Scotland The spot where an ancient asteroid hit the United Kingdom some 1.2 billion years ago has been tracked to a location under the sea between mainland Scotland and the Western Isles. ...
2019-06-10 21:30

Ancient asteroid crater located off coast of Scotland Space object about a mile wide believed to have crashed into Earth around 1.2bn years agoThe location of an ancient impact crater made by the biggest asteroid ever to hit Britain has been traced to a spot under the sea between mainland Scotland and t...
2019-06-10 13:30

Daring maneuver brings NASA’s orbiter closer to an asteroid than ever before NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has been orbiting the space rock known as Bennu since the start of the year. It caught up with the asteroid in late December of 2018 and successfully inserted itself into orbit around the object around New Year&rsqu...
2019-06-17 18:30

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

You can help NASA explore asteroid Bennu by picking a collection site NASA is trying to decide on a sample collection site from the asteroid Bennu and they want to know what features you find worthy of investigation.        ...
2019-05-30 00:15

Asteroid that killed the dinosaurs caused massive global warming The asteroid that struck Earth 66 million years ago caused dramatic climate change, which could mean we are underestimating how much the planet will warm in the coming centuries...
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

Asteroid Bennu is spewing out dust and rocks to create its own moons NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has found that Bennu is an active asteroid and is covered in large rocks that will make grabbing a sample more difficult...
2019-05-21 16:30

Japanese space probe Hayabusa 2: Second touchdown on asteroid Ryugu Hayabusa 2 has landed on the asteroid and is collecting rocks and dust to take back home to Earth. Landing on a moving object in outer space is not an easy feat. Researchers are celebrating the achievement....
2019-07-11 12:15

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

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

Nasa captures closest and most-detailed image yet of Bennu asteroid Nasa has captured its closest and most-detailed image yet of Bennu, a 78 billion kilogram asteroid which makes a close approach to Earth every six years....
2019-06-19 04:30

Incredible fossil find may be first victims of dino-killer asteroid A bed of bones from 66 million years ago may reveal what happened in the minutes and hours after an asteroid struck Earth and unleashed a mass extinction...
2019-05-21 15:00

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

Astronomers spot kilometer-wide asteroid with record-short year Scientists have identified an asteroid with the shortest known orbital period. The newfound space rock, measuring a kilometer wide, circles the sun once every 151 days....
2019-07-09 21:00

NASA asteroid probe captures closest-ever photo of space rock NASA’s OSIRIS-REx asteroid probe is giving scientists an even better look at the surface of the space rock known as Bennu now that it’s moved even closer to the object. A new photo posted by the partnership between NASA and the University of Arizona ...
2019-06-19 19:30

NASA advances lunar crater modeling and asteroid mining projects NASA doesn't just want to return to the moon by 2024, it also wants to establish a "sustained human presence" and to use the moon as a hub for future Mars exploration. In order to do that, it will need new ideas and technologies, like those soli...
2019-06-12 03:01

NASA’s asteroid probe snapped its closest photo yet of space rock Bennu NASA’s OSIRIS-REx asteroid probe is giving scientists an even better look at the surface of the space rock known as Bennu now that it’s moved even closer to the object. A new photo posted by the partnership between NASA and the University...
2019-06-19 07:45

Asteroid nearly the width of a football field has small chance of hitting Earth this year An asteroid called 2006 QV89, which has a diameter slightly smaller than the width of a football field, is set to pass by Earth in September.       ...
2019-06-08 00:30

NASA's OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Takes Stunning Photo of Asteroid Bennu From Just 0.4 Miles Away NASA’s asteroid-sampling OSIRIS-REx spacecraft, which is currently in position around the tiny, near-Earth asteroid 101955 Bennu, has transmitted its closest shot of the asteroid’s surface yet.Read more......
2019-06-18 18:30

Passing by Earth this weekend: Two space rocks, one 'potentially hazardous' asteroid Asteroid 1999 KW4 has been called "oddly shaped," "potentially hazardous" and "massive." It will pass by Earth this weekend, NASA says.        ...
2019-05-24 02:30

The Best Moments In E3 History Before E3, everyone gets excited for the big new announcements. But after E3, all anyone remembers—and cherishes—are the kind of screw-ups, misfires and awkward heroism you can only get when corporate executives and video game developers have to get ...
2019-06-07 14:45

History of the Indianapolis 500 Coined "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing," the Indianapolis 500 has been held annually every year since 1911 except for 1917-18 (World War I) and 1942-45 (World War II).        ...
2019-05-22 22:15

Today in History for July 12 Highlights of this day in history: Julius Caesar born; Walter Mondale taps Geraldine Ferraro as the first woman to run on a major party ticket for the White House; Boris Yeltsin quits the Soviet Communist Party; Comedian Bill Cosby born. (July 12) ...
2019-07-12 09:00

Today in History for June 6th Highlights of this day in history: The D-Day invasion of World War II; Israel invades Lebanon to drive out Yasser Arafat; Remains of fugitive Nazi doctor Josef Mengele exhumed in Brazil; First drive-in theater opens in Camden, N.J. (June 6)  ...
2019-06-06 16:45

Today in History for May 27th Today in History for May 27th: The Golden Gate Bridge opens in 1937; in 1936 the Queen Mary leaves port on its maiden voyage; and more        ...
2019-05-28 04:15

Today in History for June 4th Highlights of this day in history: Chinese troops crush a pro-democracy movement in Beijing's Tiananmen Square; World War II's Battle of Midway begins; Henry Ford tests his quadricycle; Bruce Springsteen releases 'Born in the U.S.A.&a...
2019-06-04 07:30

Today in History for May 22nd Highlights of this day in history: Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy sign the 'Pact of Steel'; Richard Nixon is the first U.S. president to visit the Soviet Union; Actor Laurence Olivier born; Johnny Carson hosts his last 'Tonight Show.&...
2019-05-22 07:15

Today in History for June 7th Highlights of this day in history: James Byrd, Jr. dragged to death in Texas; Communists complete takeover of Czechoslovakia; Israel destroys an Iraqi nuclear power plant; 'Grease' opens on Broadway; Singer-songwriter Prince born. (June 7...
2019-06-07 06:15

The history of the oversized heavyweight Oliver Goldstein examines the meaning of the biggest and tallest heavyweights in history The post The history of the oversized heavyweight appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-12 13:45

Today in History for May 26th Highlights of this day in history: Allied troops begin their evacuation from Dunkirk, France; President Andrew Johnson's impeachment trial ends with his acquittal; Actor John Wayne; Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley's daughter Lisa Marie ...
2019-05-26 02:15

Today in History for July 9th Highlights of this day in history: William Jennings Bryan gives his 'Cross of Gold' speech; Britain's Princess Elizabeth engaged; Boxer Mike Tyson punished for biting Evander Holyfield's ear; Actor Tom Hanks born; Actor Rod Steig...
2019-07-09 06:30

Today in History for June 1st Highlights of this day in history: The Beatles release their 'Sgt. Pepper' album; Actress Marilyn Monroe born; CNN hits the airwaves; Mormon leader Brigham Young born; Blind and deaf author and activist Helen Keller dies. (June 1)  ...
2019-06-01 17:45

Today in History for July 8th Highlights of this day in history: Commodore Matthew Perry arrives in Tokyo Bay; Industrialist John D. Rockefeller born; Word of what becomes known as 'The Roswell Incident'; North Korea's Kim Il Sung dies; Ziegfeld stages first &apos...
2019-07-08 07:45

Today in History for July 7th Highlights of this day in history: Terror bombings strike London's transit system; Oliver North testifies at Iran-Contra hearings; Sandra Day O'Connor nominated for U.S. Supreme Court; Author Robert Heinlein and musician Ringo Starr born. ...
2019-07-07 05:01

Today in History for July 1st Highlights of this day in history: The Civil War Battle of Gettysburg begins; The first nuclear weapons test in peacetime; TR's assault on San Juan Hill; Britain's Princess Diana born; Hong Kong returned to China; Actor Marlon Brando dies....
2019-07-01 11:15

Today in History for June 2nd Highlights of this day in history: Timothy McVeigh convicted in the Oklahoma City bombing; Coronation day for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II; Pope John Paul II visits Poland; Baseball's Lou Gehrig dies. (June 2)     ...
2019-06-02 02:45

Masvidal's 5-second KO fastest in UFC history Jorge Masvidal landed a vicious flying knee and knocked out Ben Askren just five seconds into their bout Saturday night, marking the fastest KO in UFC history....
2019-07-07 16:15

Today in History for May 24th Highlights of this day in history: Samuel Morse opens America's first telegraph line; Four men sentenced for the 1993 World Trade Center bombing; Britain's Queen Victoria born; The Brooklyn Bridge opens; Singer-songwriter Bob Dylan born. ...
2019-05-24 12:30

Memorial Day Weather History Fire up the grill, put on the sunscreen, and strap on those floaties; it’s the unofficial start of summer! Memorial Day is first and foremost a day of remembrance of all those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Memorial Day is also a ti...
2019-05-27 21:00

Today in History for June 8th Highlights of this day in history: Islam's Prophet Mohammed dies; James Earl Ray caught, wanted for killing civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.; Architect Frank Lloyd Wright born; The N.Y. Yankees retire Mickey Mantle's number. (J...
2019-06-10 19:00

| WATCH: Today in History Highlights of this day in history: Live Aid concerts held in London and Philadelphia; A French revolutionary is stabbed in his bath; Civil War draft riots erupt in New York; A power blackout hits the Big Apple; Actor Harrison Ford born....
2019-07-13 18:45

Today in History for July 3rd Highlights of this day in history: Union forces win the Battle of Gettysburg in the American Civil War; George Washington takes charge of the Continental Army; Algeria gains independence; Actor Tom Cruise born; Singer Jim Morrison dies. (July 3) &...
2019-07-03 16:45

The history of celebrating Memorial Day Memorial Day is more than the start summer. The holiday has a rich history and every American celebrates differently.        ...
2019-05-23 19:15

Today in History for June 5th Highlights of this day in history: Sen. Robert F. Kennedy assassinated in Los Angeles; The Six-Day War erupts in the Mideast; Birth of the Marshall Plan; First reported AIDS cases in the U.S.; Former President Ronald Reagan dies. (June 5)  &#...
2019-06-05 08:01

The 100 absolute best songs in history 24/7 Wall St. has determined the 100 absolute best songs of all time by creating an index based on sales and more.        ...
2019-05-29 23:30

The Real History of Father's Day Father’s Day is this Sunday—in case you need a reminder—and while golf, beer, and barbecue may come to mind, it’s a celebration with complex, religious origins and one even arguably fueled by the women’s liberation movement that began in the 60s....
2019-06-11 21:45

Neanderthals’ history is as complicated as ours Enlarge / The upper and lower jawbones of a juvenile Neanderthal girl who lived in Belgium around 127,000 years ago. (credit: Peyrégne et al. 2019) DNA preserved in ancient bones and teeth has recently helped scientists reconstruct how groups of an...
2019-07-04 00:30

Today in History for July 4th Highlights of this day in history: America's Declaration of Independence; Former Presidents John Adams and Thomas Jefferson die on same day; Israel's raid at Entebbe; West Point opens; Lou Gehrig's farewell to baseball; Neil Simon bor...
2019-07-04 14:00

Today in History for June 9th Highlights of this day in history: Sen. Joseph McCarthy confronted over his anti-communist tactics; Author Charles Dickens dies; Comedian Richard Pryor suffers burns; Secretariat wins Triple Crown; Electric guitar pioneer Les Paul born. (June 9) &...
2019-06-10 19:00

Today in History for May 30th Highlights of this day in history: Clean-up ends at New York's Ground Zero, months after the Sept. 11th attacks; France's Joan of Arc burned at the stake; Baseball's Cal Ripken, Jr. begins his games streak; Bandleader Benny Goodman bo...
2019-05-30 10:45

Today in History for June 3rd Highlights of this day in history: Ed White is the first American to walk in space; Iran's Ayatollah Khomeini and Pope John XXIII die; Britain's Duke of Windsor weds Wallis Simpson; Poet Allen Ginsberg and entertainer Josephine Baker born....
2019-06-03 13:30

Today in History for May 20th Highlights of this day in history: Charles Lindbergh begins his trans-Atlantic flight; Amelia Earhart starts her trek across the Atlantic; Freedom Riders attacked in the South; Explorer Christopher Columbus, comedienne Gilda Radner die. (May 20) &...
2019-05-21 15:30

Tennis: Every No. 1 player in WTA history Every woman who has held the top spot in singles since the inception of the WTA's computer rankings on November 3, 1975.        ...
2019-05-21 15:00

Today in History for May 28th On this day in 1908 English author Ian Fleming was born; Actor and comedian Phil Hartman is killed in California; more        ...
2019-05-28 18:15

What were the 13 most expensive wars in U.S. history? With the recent 75th anniversary of D-Day, we are reminded once again of the human cost of freedom and liberty. But what is the financial cost of war?       ...
2019-06-13 14:45

The 6 deadliest hurricanes in US history Getty Images Hurricane season starts June 1 and runs through November 30. The six deadliest hurricanes in US history each claimed more than 1,000 lives. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. June 1 marked the start of hurricane season...
2019-06-14 04:00

Today in History for June 7th On this day in 1998 in Jasper, Texas, three white men chain a black man, James Byrd, Junior, to a pickup truck, then drag him to his death; more        ...
2019-06-07 15:30

Today in History for May 29th Highlights of this day in history: Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay become the first to scale Mt. Everest's peak; John F. Kennedy born; more -May 29        ...
2019-05-29 14:15

Today in History for May 31st Highlights of this day in history: The Johnstown Flood kills more than 2,200 people in Pennsylvania; Israel hangs ex-Nazi official Adolf Eichmann; Bombing suspect Eric Rudolph caught in North Carolina; Actor-director Clint Eastwood born. (May 31) ...
2019-05-31 13:15

What a Difference a Day Makes Donald Trump’s blatantly racist tweets urging sitting U.S. congresswomen to “go back” to the “crime infested places from which they came” have at least temporarily united Democrats in condemnation of the white supremacist-in-chief’s behavior....
2019-07-15 01:45

What's in a nickname? NFL has had great ones in its history NFL At 100: The memorable moments and teams in NFL history can be summarized by a word or phrase such as the "Steel Curtain" or "America's Team." And the NFL has had more than its share of those moments and teams through the years.   ...
2019-06-14 21:30

A brief history of cheating at video games For as long as we've played games, there have been players willing to break the rules in order to win. Whether it's rolling weighted dice, counting cards, or hip checking pinball machines, you can bet your bottom dollar that if there's...
2019-06-15 16:45

Today in History for July 15th Highlights of this day in history: President Richard Nixon announces his breakthrough trip to China; Fashion designer Gianni Versace slain; Aerospace giant Boeing founded; Dutch painter Rembrandt born. (July 15)       ...
2019-07-15 21:45

Today in History for June 16th Highlights of this day in history: Abraham Lincoln says America cannot remain divided over slavery; Valentina Tereshkova becomes the first woman in space; Deadly Soweto riots erupt in South Africa; Ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev defects. (June 16) &...
2019-06-16 03:30

A Brief History of Doctor Who's Missing Episodes It’s hard to imagine that a franchise with such an important history as Doctor Who doesn’t have a complete archive of its journeys across time and space. But that’s been the case for Who since the ‘70s, and the impact of a controversial BBC program t...
2019-06-21 20:15

Most lavish royal weddings in history Scroll through to learn about some of the most lavish royal weddings in history, including the wedding of Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan.        ...
2019-05-21 17:45

Today in History for June 12th Highlights of this day in history: President Ronald Reagan demands the tearing down of the Berlin Wall; Civil rights activist Medgar Evers killed; O.J. Simpson's ex-wife Nicole and Ronald Goldman murdered; Baseball Hall of Fame opens. (June 12...
2019-06-12 13:30

Today in History for June 15th Highlights of this day in history: England's King John signs the Magna Carta; A deadly steamboat fire in New York City; Jordan's King Hussein weds American Lisa Halaby; Arlington National Cemetery created; Singer Ella Fitzgerald dies. (Ju...
2019-06-15 15:15

Today in History for June 22nd Highlights of this day in history: France falls to Nazi Germany on what becomes a day of several key events during World War II; Joe Louis knocks out Max Schmeling in their boxing rematch; Entertainers Judy Garland and Fred Astaire die. (June 22) ...
2019-06-22 16:45

A Brief History of Joe Biden and School Busing The presidential candidate once voted to protect court-ordered busing, but he later aligned against it with segregationists and called the practice a “liberal train wreck.”...
2019-07-15 09:45

Today in History for June 17th Highlights of this day in history: The Watergate scandal begins to unfold; The Battle of Bunker Hill during the American Revolution; O.J. Simpson arrested in the slayings of his ex-wife Nicole and Ronald Goldman; Singer Kate Smith dies. (June 17) ...
2019-06-17 09:45

D-Day: The Weather Forecast that Changed the Course of History The most important element of the D-Day invasion was something that General Dwight Eisenhower and the Allied forces couldn’t plan for… the weather. The attack was delayed by one day to June 6, 1944 because of the miserable weather. Thousa...
2019-06-07 00:30

Today in History for June 14th Highlights of this day in history: Nazi Germany's troops enter Paris during World War II; TWA Flight 847 hijacked; Stars and Stripes adopted as official U.S. flag; Leftist guerrilla Che Guevara and real estate mogul Donald Trump born. (June 14...
2019-06-14 08:30

Today in History for June 13th Highlights of this day in history: The Pentagon Papers hits newsstands amid the Vietnam War; Thurgood Marshall nominated for the U.S. Supreme Court; The 'Miranda' warning; Pioneer 10 leaves solar system; Swing legend Benny Goodman dies. (...
2019-06-13 11:45

Today in History for June 20th Highlights of this day in history: Lizzie Borden found innocent of a grisly double murder; Britain's Queen Victoria begins rule; Race-related rioting hits Detroit; Muhammad Ali convicted in Vietnam War-era draft case; 'Jaws' premieres...
2019-06-20 08:00

Today in History for July 16th Highlights of this day in history: Test of the world's first nuclear weapon; President Richard Nixon's White House taping system revealed; John F. Kennedy, Jr., his wife and her sister die in a plane crash; Apollo 11 lifts off for Moon. (...
2019-07-16 12:45

Women ready to add to their history at Hazeltine The LPGA Tour gets its crack at Hazeltine National, the course with a recent history of surprising outcomes        ...
2019-06-20 03:15

Tennis: Every No. 1 player in ATP Tour history Every man who has held the top spot in singles since the inception of the ATP Tour's rankings on August 23, 1973.        ...
2019-05-21 15:00

A History of the Crusades As Told by Crusaders' DNA History can tell us a lot about the Crusades, the series of religious wars fought between 1095 and 1291, in which Christian invaders tried to claim the Near East. But the DNA of nine 13th century Crusaders buried in a pit in Lebanon shows that there'...
2019-05-21 16:30

Today in History for June 23rd Highlights of this day in history: A key moment in the Watergate scandal; Adolf Hitler visits Paris after France falls to Nazi Germany; The typewriter gets a patent; Polio vaccine pioneer Dr. Jonas Salk and TV producer Aaron Spelling die. (June 23)...
2019-06-23 06:00

You can now ask Alexa to delete your voice history As Amazon announced the brand new Echo Show 5 today, it also introduced several new features that will come to all Alexa-enabled devices. One of them is focused squarely on privacy. Instead of having to delete your Alexa voice history manually, you&#...
2019-05-29 20:15

How Cody Bellinger could have the best season in MLB history For two months, the Dodgers outfielder has been virtually flawless in all aspects of the game, giving us a glimpse of what the greatest season ever would look like....
2019-05-30 21:45

Today in History for June 28th Highlights of this day in history: An assassination in Europe sparks World War I; Elian Gonzalez and his father leave for Cuba; Boxer Mike Tyson disqualified for biting Evander Holyfield's ear; Richard Rodgers and Mel Brooks born. (June 28) &...
2019-06-28 08:15

The unexpected history of the Sikh turban Growing up in Southall, West London, where many of Britain's Sikhs settled after moving to the UK, the turban was all around us: at home, in the gurdwara, on the street. It is Sikhs' most identifiable feature....
2019-05-27 12:30

Today in History for July 14th Highlights of this day in history: Bastille prison stormed during the French Revolution; Outlaw 'Billy the Kid' gunned down; Richard Speck murders student nurses in Chicago; Mariner 4 probe flies by Mars; Folk singer Woody Guthrie born. (...
2019-07-15 21:45

Today in History for June 30th Highlights of this day in history: Adolf Hitler purges rivals in Nazi Germany; America's food and drug safety take a big step forward; 'Gone With the Wind' published; Tonya Harding banned from figure skating; Singer Lena Horne born. ...
2019-06-30 10:30

Today in History for June 18th Highlights of this day in history: Churchill rallies Britain in World War II; Napoleon beaten at Battle of Waterloo; Amelia Earhart crosses the Atlantic; Sally Ride becomes America's first woman in space; Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney born. (June 1...
2019-06-18 07:15

Today in History for June 29th Highlights of this day in history: The U.S. Supreme Court effectively voids state death penalty laws; Jerusalem reunified under Israeli control after the Six-Day War; Singer Rosemary Clooney and actress Katharine Hepburn die. (June 29)   ...
2019-06-29 17:15

Kapow! The history of fighting games We’ve come a long way since that 80s one where you punched a bull in the face. As fighting games hit home in Black Mirror’s Striking Vipers, we chart their evolutionNicole Beharie Q&A: ‘Technology might hinder a relationship in the Black Mirror world...
2019-06-01 18:45

Breaking down the best and worst No. 3 picks in NBA history When the Knicks lost the NBA draft lottery, they lost more than Zion Williamson. They also lost the certainty that comes with picking first overall. The first pick comes with a high percentage of success, especially in a year with someone like Willia...
2019-06-19 08:30

Today in History for June 19th Highlights of this day in history: Julius and Ethel Rosenberg executed; Father's Day first celebrated in the U.S.; The event behind 'Juneteenth'; Author Salman Rushdie born; NBA draft pick Len Bias dies; Entertainer Paula Adbul born. ...
2019-06-19 09:30

Crazy history of the 'Back to the Future' car The unpainted stainless steel body, the gull-wing doors, the rear-mounted engine. When John DeLorean set out to create his own sports car, he knew these features would set it apart from everything else....
2019-05-21 14:45

Today in History for June 21st 1964: In Philadelphia, Mississippi three civil rights workers disappear while trying to help blacks register to vote; 1788: The U.S. Constitution takes effect        ...
2019-06-21 16:15

The Secret History of Muslims in America Muslims have existed in America for as long as the country has been around—not that you’d know that from our mainstream telling of American history. In this special episode of The Secret Life of Muslims, we take a look at the hidden history of Muslim...
2019-05-24 21:45

Today in History for July 10th Highlights of this day in history: Start of World War II's Battle of Britain; Telstar satellite launched; Millard Fillmore becomes President; Chechen warlord Shamil Basayev killed; Singer Arlo Guthrie born; Cartoon voice Mel Blanc dies. (July ...
2019-07-10 09:15

What Is the Hyde Amendment? A Look at Its Impact and History For years, repealing the measure was not part of the political conversation. But now, almost every Democratic presidential candidate is calling for it....
2019-06-07 14:45

The History of Pride Month Celebrations Pride Month is more than just a colorful parade or a series of parties (though those are great, too)—it’s the observance of the people who came before us that made these celebratory events possible....
2019-06-08 01:15

From the war to Vincent Tan: the history that shaped FK Sarajevo Club face Celtic in a Champions League qualifier on Tuesday aiming to, for one night, put smiles back on their fans’ facesFor the majority of Celtic fans travelling to the Champions League qualifier in Sarajevo on Tuesday, this will be just another f...
2019-07-09 12:45

Today in History for July 11th Highlights of this day in history: America normalizes diplomatic ties with Vietnam; Aaron Burr mortally wounds Alexander Hamilton in a duel; Skylab makes a fiery return to Earth; Babe Ruth's major league debut; Laurence Olivier dies. (July 11)...
2019-07-11 12:45

Space and booze, an anecdotal history Since this is a cocktail conference, every seminar needs a tasting. This riff on an Old Fashioned was inspired by Comet Lovejoy, "which is effectively a massive Old Fashioned—alcohol and sugar—slinging itself along the universe," said bartender Trist...
2019-07-06 17:00

Rangers vs. A’s: Pitching makes the Under the bet in this one The Texas Rangers had allowed four runs or fewer in nine of their past 14 games entering Thursday night, and have one of their more trustworthy starters going in Lance Lynn against the Oakland A’s. He is 7-4 with a 4.50 ERA and has yielded just one h...
2019-06-07 21:30

PG&E Makes Thousands of Repairs California utility PG&E said it is working to fix nearly 10,000 problems it discovered throughout its electrical system as it steps up efforts to prevent its equipment from sparking more wildfires....
2019-07-16 06:15

What Makes Things Slimy? Probably no more than ten people on Earth have a “favorite” texture, and these are almost certainly not people you would like to know. Conversely, pretty much everyone has a least-favorite texture. What do slugs, unsightly thigh boils, and disease-ri...
2019-06-10 22:30

'When They See Us' makes a powerful case to be seen The miscarriage of justice that surrounded the Central Park Five should by now be well known, but the details of the case, as reenacted, provide the inherent power of "When They See Us," a Netflix miniseries that's strongest at the beginning and end ...
2019-05-30 20:45

Pope apologizes for history of discrimination against Roma BLAJ, Romania — Pope Francis apologized Sunday to the Roma ethnic minority for the history of discrimination against them in Europe and paid homage to Romanian Catholics persecuted during communist rule as he wrapped up his third and final day with a...
2019-06-04 01:45

An oral history of substance use and recovery in plants Two UAW officials and a postdoctoral researcher spoke with Staff Reporter Jackie Charniga about how previous epidemics shaped workplace policies on substance-use disorders and how the UAW may be uniquely positioned to tackle the problem....
2019-07-07 07:45

NHL draft: Six of the worst picks in league history Alexandre Daigle went No. 1 overall to the Ottawa Senators in 1993, but he never came close to matching the hype. Who else was a bad draft pick?       ...
2019-06-17 16:00

LBGTQ TV: A history of gay characters, from Stonewall to 'Batwoman' The 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots is a milestone for the gay-rights movement, one being commemorated with everything from parades to documentaries. It's also a moment to look back at TV's history chronicling that fight -- one characterized ...
2019-06-07 16:30

Oi Trump: a short history of penis protests Eighteen-year-old Ollie Nancarrow mowed a giant phallus into a field to greet Donald Trump as the US president flew into Stansted airport this morning. He’s not the first to employ such imageryThe schoolteachers of your childhood won’t agree, but som...
2019-06-03 20:45

Factbox: History of helicopter crashes in New York A deadly helicopter crash on the roof of a New York City skyscraper on Monday was the latest in a series of accidents involving choppers in the largest U.S. city over the years....
2019-06-11 06:00

For Kishi Bashi, History Teaches Compassion The songwriter Kaoru Ishibashi’s fourth album, “Omoiyari,” filters lyrics about the Japanese-American internment through sounds rooted in Laurel Canyon pop....
2019-05-30 08:30

The not-so-secret history of ambassadors trashing their hosts Britain's ambassador to Washington, who called Trump "inept," is not the first diplomat to be caught offering unflattering views of his host nation's leader....
2019-07-09 07:15

Knicks’ NBA draft history: The good, bad and very ugly The Knicks’ golden era was built through the draft. The final pieces that came later on — Dave DeBusschere, Dick Barnett, and later still Pearl Monroe and Jerry Lucas — were the auxiliary pieces that put them over the top. But from 1964-67, the follo...
2019-06-02 03:45

How The Man In the High Castle effectively blends history and CGI The Man In the High Castle returns for its fourth and final season later this year. In the meantime, we sat down with the Emmy-nominated visual effects team at Barnstorm VFX to talk about bringing the dystopian world of the Greater Nazi Reich to life...
2019-06-06 22:00

An AEI scholar breaks down the military history between Iran and the US The Trump administration is accusing Iran for the attacks on the shipping tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The attacks are the latest in a series in the region that the U.S. blames on Iran, despite the Iranian government's denials. Michael Rubin, Am...
2019-06-14 16:00

How Muslims Have Been a Major Part of American History G/O Media is teaming up with Smartypants Pictures to premiere the second season of The Secret Life of Muslims — a video series with a view on modern Islam you’re not getting on cable news....
2019-05-25 04:15

A history of the U.S. women’s national team in the World Cup The Americans have played in five title games since the sport’s marquee event was launched in 1991. Here’s a look back at their history through the tournament’s eight editions....
2019-07-04 07:15

Can you name five female artists? How the art world is rewriting history The Australian Cruthers family are among a global movement of galleries and philanthropists putting the spotlight back on womenWhen Sydney-based arts consultant John Cruthers hires a new intern, he always gives them what seems like a simple first job...
2019-05-28 07:45

Man Linked To Over 60 Deaths May Be Most Prolific Killer In US History Samuel Little drew their portraits in paint and in pencil, filling out the contours of the faces of women he said he killed over nearly four decades....
2019-06-09 06:45

If the Fed Cuts, History Provides Guide to Market Impact The consensus view is that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates soon as a form of insurance against persistently low inflation. Fed behavior patterns from previous years hold lessons now for investors....
2019-06-13 14:45

Hamilton 'proud to be writing history' with Mercedes "Spanish Grand Prix winner Lewis Hamilton was delighted to be part of another Mercedes 1-2 race success, their fifth in a row at the start of the 2019 season."...
2019-05-21 14:38

Meadowlands Pace winner comes with piece of history It was Ladies Night on Saturday at the Meadowlands Racetrack, as the Linda Toscano-trained Best In Show won the $682,650 Meadowlands Pace. Toscano, who last week became the first female trainer inducted into the Harness Racing Hall of Fame, also beca...
2019-07-14 08:30

The 10 Biggest Cultural Thefts in Black History Netflix’s new documentary, The Lion’s Share, chronicles the history of the song “The Lion Sleeps Tonight,” how it became a worldwide hit and—most importantly—how media companies including Disney, kept the song’s original creator, South African musici...
2019-05-30 16:30

Jean-ius: The top 10 denim moments in pop culture history Daisy Dukes’ eponymous denim shorts from “The Dukes of Hazzard” have been named the most iconic moment in denim history. A survey of 2,000 Americans has revealed some of the key moments in pop culture when denim played a major role. ̶...
2019-07-10 02:15

Most expensive cheese in history sells for over $16K at auction An artisan blue cheese sold for over $16,000 at an auction in Spain, shattering the Guinness world record for the most “expensive cheese in history.” In August 2018, 15 different restaurateurs from across the country met for an auction of...
2019-06-22 01:45

Women's World Cup 2019: The most important in history The eighth edition of the Women's World Cup has been described as the most important in history. Kicking off in Paris on Friday, the tournament certainly promises to be the best yet....
2019-06-07 11:30

History not on Anthony Joshua's side fighting in the U.S. Unified heavyweight world titleholder Anthony Joshua is a big favorite in his United States debut, but fighting for a heavyweight title -- or defending one -- for the first time in the U.S. has not gone so well historically for British boxers....
2019-05-29 18:30

Why 'Little Germany' disappeared from NYC and other little-known events of German-US history Some 45 million Americans have German roots, but not much can be seen beyond the Brauhaus and Oktoberfest. Why? For German-American Day, we tracked down what led Germans to land in the US — and how they left their mark....
2019-07-04 13:45

Everything sucks so much that we're just airbrushing women presidents into history now In times of trouble, countries tend to retreat into the soothing dreams of a fictional, more glorious past. We see this in nationalist projects throughout history, leaders calling their people to reclaim some sort of lost greatness by hearkening back...
2019-05-29 23:30

The Iron Throne’s History, and Its Final Judgment A dragon passed final judgment regarding the jagged, twisted chair that made everyone so power hungry. But perhaps the throne was a good judge as well....
2019-05-21 14:31

Can Nets take New York from Knicks? What history tells us The scrapbook isn’t empty, exactly. There are snapshots of prosperity sprinkled across the half-century and change in which the Nets have shared Greater New York with the Knicks. There have been stolen moments when the Nets have genuinely and honestl...
2019-07-10 13:00

History will prove Merkel right on refugees: EU's Juncker Angela Merkel was right to take in nearly 1 million refugees in 2015, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in an interview. He also revealed how he got Donald Trump to kiss him....
2019-05-24 11:45

The Long History of the U.S. Government Asking Americans Whether They Are Citizens Some form of the question has been asked by the Census Bureau for decades, as the Trump administration has said. But what was asked of whom, and why, has varied widely....
2019-07-13 00:30

Humanity's history of migration by sea — from Troy to Lampedusa When are refugees welcome — and when not? Historian Erik Lindner takes a long look back to discover answers to this question. He reveals them in his book "Flight Across the Sea."...
2019-06-03 23:45

JANUARY IS BUSIEST MONTH IN CBOE HISTORY; CHICAGO, February 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that trading volume during January rose 81% to 110,831,088 contracts, up from January 2007's volume of 61,319,060 contracts. January 2008 was ......
2019-05-23 22:30

The (Almost) Forgotten History of The Mission of San Ignacio Miní The name Argentina comes from the Latin word for sliver 'argentum', and it is indeed a country rich architectural heritage, especially in its main cities. ...
2019-05-27 06:30

Nintendo makes over Dr. Mario for iOS and Android Nintendo revealed last night that its next mobile game is finally hitting the stores next month, and it’s the comparatively low-key Dr. Mario World. The game appears to be Nintendo‘s attempt to cash in on the Match-3 puzzle genre — sort of like Candy...
2019-06-19 02:15

A Firefighting Game That Makes Fun Of The Gig Economy Embr’s house groaned as fire licked away at its supports. Collapse was imminent. With a panicking resident slung over my shoulder, I sprinted for a second story window. Outside were three other residents I’d rescued. I took solace in the fact that, n...
2019-06-14 04:30

Health-Ade makes the best-tasting kombucha we've tried so far Facebook Kombucha is a rapidly growing industry, with US sales nearing $700 million in 2018. Health-Ade is one of brands leading the growth of this functional fermented tea. It launched in 2012 as a local favorite at Los Angeles farmers markets. To...
2019-06-27 22:15

Dropbox's big redesign makes it a lot more useful at work Dropbox is getting an overhaul. At an event in San Francisco, CEO Drew Houston announced that starting today, Dropbox will be a lot more integrated into other aspects of your work life. The new interface aims to centralize your contacts, calendar, co...
2019-06-12 03:01

What Makes Trump’s ‘Treason’ Talk Different The Constitution sets a high bar for treason charges. But Donald Trump has used a much lower standard, using the term to describe his critics and people investigating his Administration. Concerned about abuse of treason charges under English monarchs...
2019-06-03 23:15

Boyd makes US debut, among 5 changes vs Venezuela CINCINNATI (AP) — Forward Tyler Boyd made his debut for the United States in its final exhibition before the CONCACAF Gold Cup, one of five lineup changes against Venezuela. The 24-year-old had five appearances for New Zealand before FIFA approved hi...
2019-06-09 22:30

Vespiquen Makes Its Kids Do All The Work Every Pokemon is interesting and worth talking about. I don’t play a ton of Pokemon, but I do enjoy the universe and I love learning more about the creatures in it. So, Here’s Another Pokemon! It’s Vespiquen!...
2019-06-15 19:15

From nurses to surgeons, here's how much everyone makes in a hospital Christopher Furlong/Getty Images The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) provides data on wages and employment in the medical field. It takes a lot of people to run a single hospital, and 5.2 million people are employed by over 6,000 hospitals in the U...
2019-05-31 00:45

'Wolfenstein: Youngblood' makes me want more co-op shooters Wolfenstein: Youngblood is definitely a spin-off, not a sequel. It helps explain why the latest game in the reinvented Wolfenstein universe feels and plays so differently. When first revealed, I was intrigued by the idea of making the blunt, gory......
2019-06-13 22:15

This bikini makes it look like you’re giving yourself a hand This sexy bikini is quite the tease. Brazilian designer Adriana Degreas sells a swimsuit style that grabs more than one’s attention. Dubbed the “Hands Strapless Bikini,” the playful design features a sheer tulle bandeau top, with a ...
2019-06-18 20:45

Yaz's grandson makes MLB debut with Giants Mike Yastrzemski, the grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski who was drafted in 2013, started in left field and is batting seventh for the Giants in his major league debut....
2019-05-25 22:15

What Makes a Good Cooler (According to Physics)? You're not so much keeping the "coldness" in, but keeping the heat out. How well a cooler can do this will depend on three key factors: insulation, air, and ice....
2019-07-04 01:45

Why travel makes you smarter and wiser Want to max out the wisdom-inducing power of travel? Here are some experience-expanding parameters to impose on yourself the next time you leave home....
2019-07-12 19:15

Lego Makes Tiny Tower Just A Little Bit Better With more than 10 million downloads on iOS and Android devices, Tiny Tower is one of the most successful business simulation games of all time. Now NimbleBit has teamed up with Lego to make essentially the same game, only with Lego bricks and figures...
2019-07-01 19:30

Why sharks aren’t as bad as ‘Jaws’ makes them out to be William Lytton, a 62-year-old neurologist from Scarsdale, vividly remembers the moment a great white shark bit down hard on his left thigh. “It hurt pretty bad,” he tells The Post. “I didn’t realize at first what was happening. But then I looked down...
2019-06-23 02:15

Citroen Ami One concept makes UK debut Tiny, low-cost, low-tech EV is designed to be robust for a car-sharing future and could be driven without a license Citroën's tiny Ami One city car concept has gone on display in the UK for the first time at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The Ami O...
2019-07-05 20:30

This $15 course makes public speaking a little less terrifying There are ways to turn your fear around and start using the tools of presentation to engage others, persuade doubters and even enrich yourself and your career. The tactics found in The Complete Presentation and Public Speaking Course ($14.99, over 90...
2019-06-12 17:15

Mississippi St makes CWS again, beats Stanford 8-1 Peyton Plumlee pitched 6 2/3 strong innings, Dustin Skelton had a three-run triple and Mississippi State advanced to the College World Series for a second straight season after beating Stanford 8-1 on Sunday night in the NCAA's super regionals ...
2019-06-10 07:45

| Lashley makes triumph from tragedy with PGA win Nate Lashley, who overcame the plane-crash deaths of his parents and girlfriend in 2004 to realifse his golf-career dream, has captured his first PGA title....
2019-07-01 11:45

The Oriental Magical Practice of Onmyōdō and Its Checkered History The practice of Onmyōdō has a contentious history in Japan and, for reasons that will become clear, was outlawed for some time along with its close cousin, Shugendō (修験道). ...
2019-06-12 02:00

Edi Rama, Albania's unconventional PM who wants to escape the 'curse of history' The artist and ex-basketball player faces an uphill battle to put Albania on the path to EU membershipAlbania’s prime minister, Edi Rama, wants to be the man who puts his country on the path to European Union membership, but he is facing two major pr...
2019-06-10 16:15

Ali Stroker Accepts Tony in a Wheelchair, Making History “This award is for every kid who is watching tonight who has a disability, who has a limitation or a challenge,” said Ms. Stroker, who won for her role as Ado Annie in “Oklahoma!.”...
2019-06-10 06:30

"Not Here For Decoration": Thai Transgender Parliamentarians Make History Smiling broadly, Tanwarin triumphantly cast her vote for prime minister as the first transgender MPs enter parliament in Thailand, where tolerance for the LGBT community is not matched by......
2019-06-06 11:15

We are playing history and Argentina at the World Cup, says Phil Neville • This is a proud football nation, adds England’s head coach• Jade Moore likely to start in midfield as Neville rotates squadEngland’s challenge on Friday night in a city designed by the architect Auguste Perret – supposedly the “poet of reinforced c...
2019-06-13 23:30

Marriott Stock Soars DESPITE the Biggest Cyberattack in History? There was every reason for investors to “check out” of hotel giant Marriott, as a flood of bad news arrived in February. But now see and hear why there was a good reason to “stay.”...
2019-06-04 19:45

Stonewall 50: A look at the history — and future — of the movement that changed the world How do we recall an event for which only the vaguest of records exists, with most of the central actors dead and gone? The Stonewall riots of 1969, which gave rise to the modern LGBTQ-rights movement, rest on one unequivocal historical fact: On the n...
2019-06-21 16:45

A Short History of Manly Beauty Products for Masculine Men In mid-May, the British makeup company War Paint went viral for a social media rollout that promised makeup “specifically formulated for men.” The brand, which produces concealer, bronzer, and tinted moisturizer, sells their products packaged in slic...
2019-06-19 16:15

Doordarshan's Iconic Logo Will Soon Be History. See Shortlisted Designs The iconic Doordarshan logo will soon be a thing of the past, as the broadcaster has unveiled its new logo design online. The design was selected out of more than 10,000 entries that Doordarshan......
2019-05-21 14:31

A Brief History of Protest in Post-Handover Hong Kong Demonstrations in Hong Kong over the past two weeks have been recognized as likely the largest in the city’s history. Sparked by a proposal to amend extradition laws to allow suspects to be transferred to mainland China for trial, two marches d...
2019-06-20 13:15

Jason Blum: This Is the Biggest Shift in Hollywood History For our project on the future of movies, the producer foresees his horror films living on in theaters, but something like his Oscar-winning “Whiplash”? Nope....
2019-06-20 22:30

Facing 3-1 deficit, Warriors hope to reverse history A defiant Golden State Warriors team are adamant they can overturn a 3-1 deficit to the Toronto Raptors and erase memories of becoming the first team to fail to win the NBA title after holding the same advantage....
2019-06-08 17:45

The Real History of the Romani People and the Misnomer of Gypsies Colloquially, and rather insultingly, known as 'gypsies', the history and culture of the Romani people is surrounded by stereotypes and misnomers, none more damningly pervasive than Esméralda from the Hunchback of Notre Dame.  ...
2019-06-20 03:45

Cabal and Farah create men's doubles history for Colombia Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah became the first Colombians to win a Grand Slam men's doubles title when they beat France's Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin 6-7(5) 7-6(5) 7-6(6) 6-7(5) 6-3 in a near five-hour epic at Wimbledon on Saturd...
2019-07-14 07:30

You're wearing that? Images of the ugliest MLB uniforms in history From throw-back nights to 'Turn Ahead the Clock' promotions, MLB has history of good and bad uniforms. Here are among the worst sartorial selections.       ...
2019-06-11 18:30

'Look without looting': the Imperial War Museum charts a history of destruction From burning books to bombed Buddhas, a new exhibition looks at the cultural destruction of war – and the controversial reconstruction efforts that followPickaxes, dynamite, anti-aircraft guns – the Taliban had tried everything to destroy the Bamiyan...
2019-07-03 19:45

Biden Defends Eastland Remarks but Omits Some History In defending his comments about working with segregationists, Joe Biden cited his record on civil rights and his relationship with Ted Kennedy. But he didn’t address his opposition to busing....
2019-06-21 21:30

JK Rowling to publish four short books on the history of magic Pottermore Publishing due to release non-fiction ebooks, modelled on the curriculum followed by Harry PotterHarry Potter fans are due to be given new insight into the “rich history” of JK Rowling’s wizarding world in a new series of four short books ...
2019-05-30 17:30

How YouTube erased history in its battle against white supremacy YouTube's removal of thousands of videos and channels featuring Holocaust denial and Nazi ideologies offended a wide array of would-be supporters of its new hate speech policy....
2019-06-14 05:15

Thanatographia Imago Mortis: The History of Futuristic Forensics Science fiction and laymen’s superstitions abound with the concept that the image of the killer is embedded in the retina of the victim.  ...
2019-06-27 19:30

Suspected Sacramento cop-killer had history of domestic violence The man accused of shooting and killing a rookie Sacramento, Calif., police officer Wednesday evening had been accused of domestic violence on several occasions, according to media reports. ...
2019-06-21 07:30

Philadelphia cocaine haul is largest in U.S. history: 35K pounds and $1.1B Federal authorities have upped the amount of cocaine they seized from a ship at the Philadelphia port to more than 35,000 pounds.       ...
2019-06-22 06:45

The Anthropocene epoch: have we entered a new phase of planetary history? Human activity has transformed the Earth – but scientists are divided about whether this is really a turning point in geological history. By Nicola DavisonIt was February 2000 and the Nobel laureate Paul Crutzen was sitting in a meeting room in Cuern...
2019-05-30 07:30

Excluded, isolated, humiliated: a history of May's visits to Brussels The PM has weathered some awkward moments over three years of EU summitsAfter three years of turning up in Brussels only to be exiled to another room while the other 27 EU leaders ate a three-course meal and dissected Britain’s post-Brexit plans, The...
2019-06-30 20:45

Hidden history: Fallout shelter found under school (WFIE) A piece of hidden history has been sitting beneath South Middle School in Henderson, Kentucky for decades. School officials recently found survival supplies from the 1960′s in the old fallout shelter built under the building. “In the mid-to la...
2019-07-11 22:15

Jon Meacham, Tim McGraw explore American history in song NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Tim McGraw and Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Jon Meacham are friends and neighbors with a shared love of history and music. The two have teamed up to write “Songs of America: Patriotism, Protest and the M...
2019-06-10 16:30

David Hockney’s Two Boys Aged 23 or 24: sensuality and history The cultural icon captures close intimacy between his friends to illustrate CP Cavafy’s poemWith its lovers’ just-touching bodies, marked out in simple, delicate lines above the soft, rumpled sheets, David Hockney’s 1966 etching conjures a luminous s...
2019-07-12 15:00

US economy marks longest expansion in American history The US economy has continued to grow for 121 months in a row as of Monday – the longest economic expansion in American history. The economy has been on a growth spurt since June 2009 and now surpasses the previous record expansion set between M...
2019-07-01 19:45

U.S. Open history beckons but Koepka still chasing respect Brooks Koepka could this week become the first player in over a century to win three consecutive U.S. Opens yet was feeling like golf's forgotten man on Tuesday, miffed at not being included in a promotion for the major....
2019-06-12 00:45

This week in tech history: Microsoft shows us the Surface At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come. That's what This Week in Tech History does. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical te...
2019-06-17 00:15

This week in tech history: Amazon's 25th birthday At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come. That's what This Week in Tech History does. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical te...
2019-07-05 21:30

Djokovic has tennis history within grasp at the French Open Novak Djokovic is poised to become only the second man in history to hold all four major titles at once on two separate occasions        ...
2019-06-07 06:00

'Asian Pride' pot bust largest in Colorado history In all, 42 people will face state and federal charges, after law enforcement officials seized more than 80,000 marijuana and 4,500 pounds of "finished marijuana products" throughout the Denver metro area....
2019-05-25 21:30

Classic Fiats: taking a look through the history books at FCA's Heritage Hub Features 25 May, 2019 We take a look at some stunning classic Fiats and other Italian treasures as we delve deep inside FCA's new Heritage Hub...
2019-05-26 00:30

USWNT wins most lopsided game in World Cup history The US Women’s National Team, it turns out, is pretty good at this soccer thing. Good enough to cover the spread … of an American football game. The Americans decimated Thailand 13-0 in their opening game at the Women’s World Cup. A...
2019-06-12 03:45

Apple will soon kill off iTunes and, with it, an entire era of music history Enlarge / The new Apple Podcasts app for Mac. (credit: Ron Amadeo) SAN JOSE, Calif.—As part of a slate of upcoming software updates, Apple will close the door on one of its most iconic pieces of software: iTunes. The company will split the applica...
2019-06-03 23:15

Metallica announces children's book about the band's history Legendary rock band Metallica announced Thursday that it will be releasing a children’s book in the fall that will illustrate the history of the group for young fans to appreciate. ...
2019-07-12 22:15

How games like Assassin's Creed give us a feel for history One of the great extras of playing games like Assassin's Creed is their sense of historical time and place, even letting us play at translating ancient hieroglyphics...
2019-05-21 14:32

Can Facebook's Libra Avoid Regulators? History Suggests Not For all its crypto styling, Facebook’s Libra looks less like bitcoin and more like a 50-year-old type of investment fund that has attracted intense regulatory scrutiny since the 2008 financial crisis. Investors should be skeptical of claims it can es...
2019-07-04 14:15

The chilling story of one of the most fierce fights in boxing history The tragic story of 1991's Fight of the Year between Robert Quiroga and Kid Akeem The post The chilling story of one of the most fierce fights in boxing history appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-15 05:45

Julia Louis-Dreyfus could be on her way to making more Emmy history Julia Louis-Dreyfus is nominated for an Emmy...again. Except this time, the beloved comedy legend is not just going for Emmy gold, she's looking to secure her place in the history books once again....
2019-07-17 00:45

The history and evolution of the Royal Ascot dress code Royal Ascot is one of the world's most prestigious horse races and a highlight of the British summer social season. Each June, more than 300,000 visitors travel to the five-day event -- among them Queen Elizabeth and other members of the royal family...
2019-06-17 20:45

A Monster to History, Stalin Is a Tourist Magnet in His Hometown How do you market a homegrown monster to the rest of the world? A popular museum in Stalin’s hometown in Georgia adopts an admiring tone, and the guided tour skips over his millions of victims....
2019-06-30 09:30

Brooks Koepka will have to win a dogfight to make US Open history PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — The 2019 PGA Championship was pretty much over after the opening round, when Brooks Koepka shot a course-record 63 and began his domination of Bethpage Black. Koepka was so good on Long Island, there weren’t any tense moments u...
2019-06-14 12:30

Quedlinburg: Rich in history and full of lively charm The town of Quedlinburg, with its timber-framed houses, was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site 25 years ago. The title and the commitment of its citizens saved it from ruin. Join DW on a short trip to the Middle Ages....
2019-05-31 13:15

Republicans Desperately Trying to Make 'History' the Next 'Fake News' On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee kicked off its hearing on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, welcoming a quartet of legal experts to share their thoughts on Mueller’s findings—particularly those that pertained to whether or not Presid...
2019-06-11 12:15

German Cup: Niko Kovac could make history but still have no future Niko Kovac goes in to his third consecutive final on the verge of a host of records. But making history against RB Leipzig may not keep him in his job, with much recent attention fixed on Bayern Munich's past and future....
2019-05-25 09:15

An oral history of the landmark Apollo 11 moon landing President John F. Kennedy’s proposal to Congress in May 1961 to land a man on the moon before the decade’s end was met not with unified support, but resounding skepticism, borne out in a Gallup poll that showed 58 percent of respondents opposed to th...
2019-07-16 22:15

Jorge Masvidal scores fastest KO in UFC history vs. Ben Askren Jorge Masvidal scored the fastest KO in UFC history as he took out Ben Askren just 5 seconds into their bout at UFC 239.       ...
2019-07-07 08:15

The ‘Counter-Textbooks’ Offering Kids a Radical Look at History Throughout the promotion of Beacon Press’ ReVisioning American History series–in which each book tells the nation’s story through the lens of a marginalized group–the authors kept getting the same question, usually from a teac...
2019-06-06 18:30

Only one movie in history has been both an unmitigated disaster and a runaway smash It’s one of the oldest stories in Hollywood. A grand, ambitious movie production descends into chaos. The budget balloons. The script is hastily rewritten. The stars or directors or producers start acting like petty tyrants. Maybe a storm destroys a ...
2019-05-31 16:15

The Race To Have The Biggest Prize Pool In Esports History When Epic Games announced $30 million in prize money for this July’s Fortnite World Cup, it seemed set to be the largest ever for an esports event. That increasingly looks like it might no longer end up being the case, thanks to Valve’s Dota 2....
2019-06-30 00:15

India's Partition A "Miscarriage" Of History: Jitendra Singh The Partition of India was a "miscarriage" of history and it would not have taken place if former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru hadn't intruded into his home minister Sardar Vallabhai Patel's......
2019-07-16 22:15

The Dramatic History of the Normans: A Tale of Medieval Conquest History is full of stories that will grip you like a modern page-turner novel, but only a few can do it as easily as the tale of the Normans.  ...
2019-07-08 00:15

Peering Deeply into the Hydrogen Atom for the First Time in History A few decades ago, who would have imagined that we’d be able to photograph a hydrogen atom? Given what we know about quantum mechanics, the whole concept would have been dismissed as absurd. But in that creative nexus where science and technology mer...
2019-06-29 22:15

Grosjean makes light of pitlane spin Haas driver Romain Grosjean made light of an embarrassing pitlane spin at the British Grand Prix on Friday, saying he and the U.S.-owned team had laughed it off....
2019-07-13 00:15

Turkmenistan’s leader makes his son provincial governor ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — The son of Turkmenistan’s president has been appointed as governor of a key province, fueling speculation the leader of the energy-rich Central Asian nation is setting stage for a political dynasty. Serdar Berdymuk...
2019-06-18 21:00

Expanded Ford-VW deal ‘just makes sense' As with their earlier agreement on commercial vans and midsize pickups, the two automakers' widening partnership will have the biggest impact on vehicles and platforms that will be offered outside North America, the companies said....
2019-07-14 06:30

Kia Seltos SUV Makes Global Debut In India Kia Motor India has finally unveiled its first ever car for the Indian market. It's called the Kia Seltos and is feature rich and comes with a host of segment first features....
2019-06-20 14:00

Apple to preview new software as it makes a big transition SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple will preview upcoming changes to its phone and computer software Monday as it undergoes a major transition intended to offset eroding sales of its bedrock iPhone. The company’s software showcase is an annual rite. But...
2019-06-03 15:45

Turkmenistan's leader makes his son provincial governor The son of Turkmenistan's president has been appointed as governor of a key province, fueling speculation the leader of the energy-rich Central Asian nation is setting stage for a political dynasty....
2019-06-18 23:45

Majority of Americans agree this makes sex more satisfying Despite the complications, stresses and distractions of modern life, a majority of Americans feel their sex life is in good shape, according to new research. A poll of 2,000 sexually active Americans saw as many as 92 percent say they feel at least s...
2019-06-15 05:30

Apple publicly makes its case for the App Store Apple has published a lengthy post explaining and extolling the App Store's guidelines and developer program, following the Supreme Court's decision in an antitrust case related to its application emporium. On May 13th, the Supreme Court ha...
2019-05-29 20:15

Silicon Valley Makes a Mess in the Kitchen Tech venture-capital funds are pouring money into innovative kitchen and bathroom brands like Brandless and Charlotte Tilbury, yielding a spotty track record as their focus on rapid growth often doesn’t translate well to consumer products....
2019-06-14 19:30

The New Ram 1500 Finally Gets the EcoDiesel and Now It Makes 480 lb-ft of Torque Ram has been going through some regulatory issues with its 3.0-liter EcoDiesel engine, so it wasn’t surprising that the all-new 2019 “DT” generation launched with only gas motors. For 2020, though, the EcoDiesel is back, but it’s been updated to make...
2019-06-11 01:45

Box update makes it easier to sort out your storage Cloud content management company Box has announced its all new Box Relay to help simplify business processes across organization's extended enterprise of employees, partners and customers.The company's revamped version of its key workflow p...
2019-05-22 22:15

Angels vs. Dodgers: Pitching matchup makes Under the bet The interleague battle for Los Angeles kicks off Monday with an up-and-coming ace going for the Angels and the NL Cy Young front-runner for the Dodgers. Hyun-Jin Ryu is off to a 9-1 record with a 1.35 ERA. As impressive as that is, he has been even m...
2019-06-10 23:15

This Report Makes It Perfectly Clearly Who Automation Is Working For If you want to get a sense of who, exactly, automation is working for right now, well, there’s a study for that. Spoiler—it’s the c-suite executives doing the automating.Read more......
2019-07-11 10:15

Tigers vs. Marlins: Pitchers’ duel makes Under the bet It has not been the best of seasons for the offenses of the Detroit Tigers and Miami Marlins, and these teams will not catch a break with Tuesday’s pitching matchup. Caleb Smith and Spencer Turnbull both rank in the top seven in ERA among qualified p...
2019-05-21 23:45

Getting Out Of Bounds In Nintendogs Makes The Puppies Act Weird Over on the popular YouTube channel Boundary Break, the latest video is about the handheld classic game, Nintendogs. While not the longest episode, getting to see how developers worked around the limits of the 3DS is very interesting. But when breaki...
2019-06-02 02:15

Hurricane Barry makes landfall in Louisiana Already saturated by flood waters, Louisiana is bracing for heavy rains as the storm creeps up the state. Fourteen years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the area, authorities have warned residents to stay alert....
2019-07-13 20:30

De Blasio makes DNC debate despite lackluster donations Mayor Bill de Blasio secured a coveted spot for the first Democratic presidential primary debate later this month — despite his failure to get at least 65,000 donors. The Democratic National Committee released the list of the 20 candidates who will p...
2019-06-14 03:15

UPDATE 1-Bulgaria makes first U.S. gas purchases with two LNG cargoes Bulgaria has agreed to buy U.S. natural gas for the first time, signing a deal for a delivery in the second quarter and another in the third, the Bulgarian energy minister said on Friday....
2019-05-31 13:45

A 58-game NBA regular season makes a lot of sense “ ... if ultimately the science suggests that 82 games is too many games for these players, maybe you shouldn’t have an 82-game season,” says Commissioner Adam Silver....
2019-06-28 17:15

New Kia Xceed crossover makes debut as sporty SUV Compact crossover features a bespoke design and a raised ride height Kia will exploit another crossover niche as it opens the order books for the Xceed, the fourth model in the Ceed range. It is set to include a full line-up of petrol and diesel eng...
2019-06-27 18:45

296bhp Volkswagen T-Roc R makes first UK appearance at Goodwood On sale in autumn, performance crossover closely follows segment-leading Golf R hot hatchback The new Volkswagen T-Roc has made its UK debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, before going on sale in the autumn. First revealed at the Geneva motor s...
2019-07-06 13:30

Porsche 991 RSR racer makes debut at Goodwood 991.2 generation endurance car arrives ahead of WEC season opener Porsche Motorsport used the Goodwood Festival of Speed to debut its latest 911 RSR endurance racer. While the previous RSR was based on the road going 991.1-generation 911 GT3 RS, thi...
2019-07-06 22:15

Men's round-up: Wawrinka makes winning start "Swiss Stan Wawrinka, who was beaten by Dan Evans in the second round of the Queen\u0027s Club tournament prior to Wimbledon, wasted little time getting into top gear as he powered past qualifier Ruben Bemelmans 6-3 6-2 6-2."...
2019-07-01 15:45

Drug makes tumors more susceptible to chemo Many chemotherapy drugs kill cancer cells by severely damaging their DNA. However, some tumors can withstand this damage by relying on a DNA repair pathway that not only allows them to survive, but also introduces mutations that helps cells become re...
2019-06-06 23:15

Australia's Green makes first win a major at Women's PGA Hannah Green became the third Australian woman to win a major with a one-stroke victory over South Korean Park Sung-hyun at the Women's PGA Championship in Chaska, Minnesota on Sunday....
2019-06-24 03:15

Skyrim Mod Makes The Oceans Worth Visiting The first thing I thought when I saw this mod was “oh yeah, right, Skyrim has oceans!” The second was “and now I might actually go swimming in them”....
2019-07-01 02:45

Entertainment TV makes you less intelligent, more susceptible to populism A new in-depth report found that the advent of entertainment TV in Italy made its viewers more likely to vote for Berlusconi and other populists. These findings could be applied to other countries, the study says....
2019-07-07 17:45

Violence Makes Mexico an Unwelcoming Refuge As the Trump administration tries to get Mexico to declare itself a “safe third country” for Central American asylum seekers, some U.S.-bound Mexicans describe a country that isn’t safe....
2019-06-07 20:45

Turmeric Makes It To BSE's Commodity Derivatives Segment Turmeric commodity market: BSE announced Nizamabad as the basic delivery centre for the turmeric contracts, and Sangli, Erode, and Basmat as additional delivery centres. The turmeric August futures......
2019-06-28 15:15

How sci-fi MMO Destiny’s Sword makes you care about your soldiers Indie developer 2Dogs Games hopes that Destiny's Sword's social mechanics will help players gain a better understanding of mental health issues.Read More...
2019-06-06 21:15

Stockhausen: the composer who makes Wagner look anaemic His ego knew no bounds … but nor did his operas that feature camels, helicopters and giant pencil sharpeners. As his epic Donnerstag aus Licht comes to the UK for the first time in 34 years, we separate the cult from the culture of Karlheinz Stockhau...
2019-05-21 19:15

Canadian Romano makes MLB debut with Jays Canada's Jordan Romano made his major league debut with the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday night, pitching a perfect inning against the Baltimore Orioles....
2019-06-13 13:15

Jets’ new GM makes his first move, claims a cornerback New Jets general manager promised a lot of action on the waiver wire this summer and he got it started Wednesday. The Jets claimed cornerback Montrel Meander off of waivers from the Raiders, the first pickup of the Joe Douglas era. An undrafted free ...
2019-06-13 08:30

Europe at crossroads as far right makes big gains in vote The traditional centrist leaders of Europe have been assailed from the nationalist, anti-immigration far-right and the environmental activist left in polarized, continentwide elections that will force pro-European moderates into forging new alliances...
2019-05-27 06:45

We Tested T-Mobile's 5G in New York: What a Difference a Map Makes Last Friday marked a small but still significant milestone in the development of 5G because when T-Mobile flipped on its 5G network in six cities across the country, it meant all four major U.S. carriers finally had some form of publicly available 5G...
2019-07-02 00:45

New Polestar 2 makes UK public debut at Goodwood Polestar’s 402bhp, 311-mile range Tesla Model 3 rival is on display at this weekend's Goodwood Festival of Speed Polestar's second production model, the Polestar 2, has landed in the UK for the first time at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, on a stat...
2019-07-04 18:30

Lightyear One solar-charging EV makes UK debut Solar-electric hybrid, set for production in 2021, promises 450 mile range with dual-capability charging Dutch start-up Lightyear has shown off a prototype of its One long-range solar car at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The One is a lightweight, ...
2019-07-04 18:30

NYC makes it as hard as possible for business owners to survive The city has problems with empty storefronts, but that doesn’t stop it from making it as hard as possible to run a business. Nancy Bass-Wyden’s grandfather founded their Strand bookstore in 1927 and moved it to 826 Broadway on the corner of East 13th...
2019-06-12 08:00

Canada makes a claim to the North Pole The mystique of the North Pole, at the very top of the world, has long driven explorers to risk their lives in the Arctic — while those of us not so adventurously inclined look on in awe. Now, three northern nations are vying to stake their claim to ...
2019-06-10 14:30

New Ford Puma makes first UK appearance at Goodwood Sporty compact SUV will go on sale soon with clever packaging and a focus on a dynamic driving experience Ford's revival of the Puma name has made its first UK debut at this weekend's Goodwood Festival of Speed. The model, which sees the small coupe...
2019-07-04 18:30

Ferrari P80/C makes UK debut at Festival of Speed P80/C's designers worked with a large degree of creative freedom One-off 488 GT3-based track car has taken four years to develop; it pays homage to the Dino and 330 models The Ferrari P80/C, a one-off track car based on the 488 GT3, has been disp...
2019-07-05 20:30

Most Americans agree THIS is what makes a good vacation A new study shows that Americans go on vacation to escape work stress and that eight days is the ideal time for a satisfying vacation.       ...
2019-06-21 14:30

Fighting Big Tech Makes for Some Uncomfortable Bedfellows Conservatives are showing up at largely liberal conferences to call for breaking up Facebook and Google. Liberals are going on conservative TV shows to do the same. It’s awkward....
2019-07-14 22:15

Twitter Makes Its Rules Easier to Understand Twitter has refreshed, simplified and reorganised its rules and regulations. The company has divided and specified rules under three high level categories -- safety, privacy and authenticity....
2019-06-08 14:00

Baseball history made: Inside the debut of robot umpires The TrackMan radar system debuted during the Atlantic League all-star game, calling balls and strikes for the first time in pro baseball.       ...
2019-07-11 21:15

MLB power rankings: Twins hitters are on pace to shatter history With a huge lead in the AL Central, it doesn't look like anybody is going to stop the Minnesota Twins' offense.       ...
2019-06-17 16:00

How A Nurse With a Hole in Her Skull Changed The Medical History of Migraines The following is adapted from an excerpt from social and medical historian Katherine Foxhall’s new book, Migraine: A History, published by Johns Hopkins University Press, and out June 18, 2019. In 1936, Alfred Goltman, a physician from Tenness...
2019-06-18 19:01

How Iran's 'filmfarsi' remains the biggest secret in cinema history For many Iranians, the oft-forgotten films are a souvenir of a lost past, painting a picture of life before the 1979 revolutionShortly after the 1979 Iranian revolution, the country’s national newspapers published a joint subpoena, unique in film his...
2019-07-11 19:45

A History of the Bible by John Barton review – tiptoeing through a minefield Did Jesus talk about being God’s son, or did the gospels tell it that way? A fascinating, wise exploration of the Bible’s evolutionA quiz question, which is also a trick question: how many references to the doctrine of the Trinity are there in the Bi...
2019-06-29 13:00

The ‘Game of Thrones’ finale smashed every ratings record in HBO history Sunday’s finale of Game of Thrones may have sparked intense debate over how one of the biggest TV shows in recent memory drew to a close — but at least it went out on top. The numbers are in, and the official tally is that 13.6 million vi...
2019-05-21 20:45

Marianne Williamson's eclectic Twitter history: 'You're a lamp; God is the electricity.' Spiritual self-help author-turned-presidential candidate Marianne Williamson made her mark during the second night of the 2020 Democratic debate at several moments on Thursday night in Miami. While the candidates battled through issues such as tax cu...
2019-06-28 20:45

The Fiver | Educational songs about mid-20th century European history Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!You’ll have noticed a few red-faced Englishmen getting very angry when Callum Wilson’s goal against Switzerland was disallowed by VAR on Sunday. No surprise there, to be fair to the lads, given they ...
2019-06-10 18:30