Martin Scorsese‘s revered 1990 mafia drama Goodfellas had just screened in then-ultra conservative Orange County, California. Warner Bros. executives didn’t even have to wait for the audience to turn their
One of the most popular video games of all time has disappeared. While gamers were wrapping up season 10 of Fortnite on Sunday with a live event titled “The End,” a black hole descended on the game’s and
The Institute for Fiscal Studies says his spending plans match those in Labour’s last manifesto Folderol, hokum and flapdoodle – the usual absurdities of the Queen’s speech rigmarole were reduced to their
A leader of the indigenous Caribbeans known as the Taíno describes how his people’s history was erased—and what they’re doing to get it back. The people we now call Taíno discovered Christopher Columbus
Ang Lee and Will Smith’s Gemini Man, an ambitious, original but poorly reviewed sci-fi flick, opened with just $20.5 million in domestic box office this weekend. It hasn’t performed much better overseas,
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‘The smell will knock you off your feet’: mass mussel die-offs baffle scientists Mussels, the backbone of the river ecosystem because they control silt levels and filter water, are facing a mysterious
The worst part of sampling a dead gorilla for Ebola, said Dr. William B. Karesh, is the flies. “You can imagine the sense of panic,” he said. “A hundred thousand ants and carrion flies are coming off carcass
NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees and Astros plan all-bullpen games from the start in Game 4 of the AL Championship Series in a sign of the times. With the best-of-seven series tied 1-1, New York's Luis Severino
The U.S. withdrawal has forced Kurdish fighters into an alliance with the Russia-backed Syrian government, and American troops could be trapped between two advancing armies. Everything Donald Trump’s warned
As more and more communities recognize October 14th as Indigenous People's Day, the question of how best to celebrate indigenous people arises. A good first step is learning about which tribes resided
In a stunning op-ed, a former NASA scientist says he is convinced that the space agency "found evidence of life" on Mars in the 1970s. In the article, Gilbert Levin, who worked on the Viking missions the
The “mountain” is apparent from afar, greeting onlookers with a swarm of flies and a pungent smell. Trucks line up from morning until afternoon, bringing to the dumpsite all the trash consumed by residents
What to expect from next week's Made by Google event where the Pixel 4 will be announced. Plus, Silicon Valley's China problem, how the far-right hijacked the internet and a deep dive into Apple's MacOS Catalina, iPadOS, and 2019 iPad. Check out this week's selection of tech podcasts you should listen to.
This was going to be their year. The Dodgers were going to win the World Series for the first time since 1988. Instead, the Nationals rallied with two homers off Dodger ace Clayton Kershaw in the eighth inning of decisive Game 5, Howie Kendrick smacked a grand slam in the 10th, and the Dodgers were done. The Cardinals scored 10 in the first against the Braves and cruised to a winner-take-all Game 5 victory. The National League Championship Series begins Friday with the Nationals at St. Louis. Also, the latest on the NBA in China where the Nets beat the Lakers, 114-111.
Three decades from now, we will be on the cusp of 2050, the year by which we must have already acted—with urgency as outlined by the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change—to have any chance of keeping average global warming to 1.5°C above 19th century levels. That is the line above which scientists agree that the effects of climate change—extreme weather, rising seas, wildfires, a deepening refugee crisis—will be even more disastrous. Our intent with this issue is to send a clear message: we need to act fast, and we can.—Edward Felsenthal, Editor-in-Chief and CEO of TIME.