Month: July 2019

Peak scarcity: Top supply shocks humanity isn’t prepared forScience & Space

Peak scarcity: Top supply shocks humanity isn’t prepared for

According to some estimates, humanity currently uses resources 50 percent faster than they can be regenerated, but several major resource
Washington wants German troops in Syria to help fill gap left by departing AmericansWar News

Washington wants German troops in Syria to help fill gap left by departing Americans

The US wants Germany to send troops to Syria to partially backfill the diminishing American presence there – even though
Could Microsoft dominate mobile OS market?Random News

Could Microsoft dominate mobile OS market?

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has admitted that his biggest mistake was losing to Android in the mobile operating system (OS)
Nuclear weapon material worth $72mn seized in a car in TurkeyTerrorism

Nuclear weapon material worth $72mn seized in a car in Turkey

Turkish police have taken five people in custody over the smuggling of a highly-radioactive substance used to build nuclear weapons
Trump doesn’t believe in UFOs… but is open to the possibilityUFOs & ETs

Trump doesn’t believe in UFOs… but is open to the possibility

Alien-spotters may take heart from hearing that while US President Donald Trump doesn’t believe in UFOs, he is open to
Korean actress faces 5yrs in prison for hunting endangered clams in reality TV stuntMore News

Korean actress faces 5yrs in prison for hunting endangered clams in reality TV stunt

A South Korean actress could spend five years behind bars after she poached two giant clams protected under Thai law.
Bladder cancer destroyed by the common cold virus, researchers sayFood & Health News

Bladder cancer destroyed by the common cold virus, researchers say

A strain of the common cold has successfully targeted and destroyed bladder cancer cells, an exciting study has revealed. The
Free speech rally with Proud Boys and Milo in Washington DC draws antifa protestersRandom News

Free speech rally with Proud Boys and Milo in Washington DC draws antifa protesters

Leftist and ‘Antifa’ activists have descended on Washington DC to oppose a ‘free speech rally’ led by right-wing figures including
News presenter hides under desk ON AIR as California quake shakes studioRandom News

News presenter hides under desk ON AIR as California quake shakes studio

A CBS news presenter displayed remarkable earthquake survival discipline as she was broadcasting live during a quake in Los Angeles,
Scientists will freeze themselves in the Arctic ice for an unprecedented year-long studyInteresting News

Scientists will freeze themselves in the Arctic ice for an unprecedented year-long study

Scientists from 17 countries are embarking on an ambitious and unprecedented voyage to the Arctic where they will let their
Police dropping ‘crime prediction’ software… because it’s ineffectivePolice State

Police dropping ‘crime prediction’ software… because it’s ineffective

Several California police departments have stopped using “predictive policing” software, but not out of concern for civil liberties – it’s
MAD magazine cancels new content after 67 years of political satireMore News

MAD magazine cancels new content after 67 years of political satire

MAD magazine will no longer publish new content and the 67-year-old political humor and satire outlet won’t be sold on
Disney cuts scene from Toy Story 2 Credits – #MeToo movementInteresting News

Disney cuts scene from Toy Story 2 Credits – #MeToo movement

Disney has cut a scene from its new DVD and online streaming releases of the animated film Toy Story 2
Google Maps down, sparking mass disorientationInteresting News

Google Maps down, sparking mass disorientation

The Google Maps server has gone offline in some parts of the world, and users are finding themselves utterly disoriented
China says there will be no trade deal unless existing tariffs are strippedEconomy & Money

China says there will be no trade deal unless existing tariffs are stripped

The U.S. has to lift all the tariffs placed on Chinese goods if there is to be a trade deal,
Coal Billionaire Chris Cline Dead in helicopter crashRandom News

Coal Billionaire Chris Cline Dead in helicopter crash

Chris Cline, the billionaire mining entrepreneur and coal tycoon and benefactor to southern West Virginia, and a reported six others
Tehran official threatens to seize British oil tanker if Iranian ship not freedWar News

Tehran official threatens to seize British oil tanker if Iranian ship not freed

A former leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps on Friday threatened to seize a British tanker if the UK
Centuries-old physics problem that baffled Newton finally solvedScience & Space

Centuries-old physics problem that baffled Newton finally solved

Scientific luminaries like Isaac Newton could only create temporary solutions to the centuries-old problem of ‘spherical aberration’ but one Mexican