Hugh B Anderson

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Is ‘The Walking Dead’ TV Show In Danger Of Overtaking ‘The Walking Dead’ Comic Series?

There has been a lot of conversation over the last few years over <i>Game of Thrones</i> about what it will mean for the series when it overtakes George R.R. Martin’s <i>A Song of Ice and Fire</i> source material. When the HBO series began in 2011, George R.R. Martin was five books through the seven-book series. …

Three ways Trump would hurt Canada and one way he would help

<i>This is The Globe's daily politics newsletter. Sign up to get it by e-mail each morning.</i><p><b>POLITICS BRIEFING</b><p><b>By John Ibbitson</b> (@johnibbitson)<p>The American political class is obsessed, as it should be, with how a racist ("Build the wall!"), sexist ("her whatever"), isolationist ("America First"), …

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U.S. jobless claims rise; planned layoffs surge

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, posting the biggest gain in more than a year, but the underlying trend continued to point to a strengthening labor market.<p>Job applicants await their turn at the Lockheed Martin booth …

UK PM Cameron says Trump policy on Muslims is wrong, will not apologize

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Thursday he would not apologize to Donald Trump after he became the Republican party’s presumptive presidential candidate for calling his proposed ban on Muslims entering the United States stupid and wrong.<p>Cameron made the comment …

The Neuroscience of Why Running Clears the Mind

Fans of running claim it is great for the mind as well as the body. Recent research agrees.<p>Sure, running is a good way to stay fit and healthy, but many fans of the activity claim to be hooked not just because of its physical effects, but also because of it's mental ones.<p>Some say it builds …

Windows 10 update shuts down live stream of pro gamer

It was only last week that a weather reporter on KCCI was rudely interrupted live on air by a prompt to upgrade Windows to a newer version of the OS, and now a pro gamer’s live stream has fallen victim to Microsoft’s perpetually annoying updates.<p>Erik Flom was broadcasting his gaming session to his …

Powerball Jackpot Shoots to $415 Million

The Powerball jackpot total will land on the top 10 list of largest U.S. lottery sums ever this Saturday at $415 million.<p>The prize jumped to its …

2016 National Geographic travel photographer of the year

National Geographic is inviting entries to its annual travel photographer of the year award. You can find details of how to enter here and the competition closes on 27 May 2016. Here is a small selection of photographs already submitted.

World's Richest Restauranteur, Tilman Fertitta, Invests in Beer Bracelets On 'Billion Dollar Buyer'

Tilman Fertitta owns a lot of big things. Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., Morton’s The Steakhouse, and five Golden Nugget Casinos are among a host of more than 500 eateries and hospitality businesses under his Landry's Inc. hospitality company.<p>But in his new show on CNBC this spring, Fertitta has been going …

Company behind Kickstarter's thinnest ever watch declares bankruptcy

Central Standard Timing first showed off its "world's thinnest" E-ink watch back in 2013, raising more than $1 million on Kickstarter to mass-produce the device. The company ran into manufacturing problems in 2015, though, and last June told backers they could no longer see a way to ship the watch. …

Thingthing takes $400k to turn a productivity keyboard app into a services platform

Messaging apps like WhatsApp and WeChat have become the platform giants of recent years, scaling huge user bases powered by the momentum of network effects. But might there be another location on the smartphone that’s potent enough for an app to transform into a platform in its own right? …

Royal Navy fires warning shots as Spanish vessel harasses US sub in Gibraltar

The Royal Navy fired flares to warn off a Spanish patrol boat approaching an American nuclear submarine off Gibraltar.<p>The fast patrol boat HMS Sabre fired warning shots across the bow of a Guardia Civil vessel as it twice tried to cut across the path of USS Florida during an incursion into …