Mohit Motwani

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Inflation in This Country Will Skyrocket to 1,000,000% by 2019, Experts Say

According to a prediction made by the International Monetary Fund.<p>Venezuela’s inflation will skyrocket to 1 million percent by the end of the year as …

Venezuela

Japan steal World Cup hearts with dignified response to cruel exit

Japan impressed football fans around the world on Monday night with a remarkably dignified response after Belgium being dumped them of the World Cup with a goal scored at the death.<p>The Samurai Blue let slip a two-goal lead as Belgium scored three second-half goals to reach the quarter-finals of the …

Soccer

Ekaterinburg Arena: The crazy Russia World Cup 2018 stadium where you pay to sit outside to watch the football

Supporters at the World Cup are finding themselves watching games under open skies at either end of this unique stadium.<p>The Ekaterinburg Arena normally holds 23,000 fans, but Fifa's requirement that all host stadiums be able to seat at least 35,000, presented a problem.<p>The stadium, which opened in …

You don’t have to be a millionaire to own LEGO’s slick new 3,599-piece Bugatti Chiron

Over the past few years, some of the most notable LEGO releases have been from the Technic line of sets. Aside from a few outliers like the UCS Millennium Falcon and the Taj Mahal, if you’ve been looking to pick up the most massive kits you can, odds are you’d opt for one of the many Technic …

The world's longest flight is launching in October (but there's a major catch)

The world of aviation is awash with oneupmanship and superlatives - biggest, fastest, most spacious, and anything else that can be crammed into a headline. So it should be no surprise that, this week, the question as to what is the world's longest flight has pinged on the radar for the third time …

How much the average person in 40 different countries takes home after taxes

The salary you negotiate isn't the amount you end up receiving in your paychecks. The primary reason: taxes.<p>It is well known that every country has a different corporate tax rate, but each one also has different tax rates for individuals. CapRelo published a study on tax rates and take home …

Salaries & Wages

New iPhone SE will steal one of iPhone X’s best features

Apple’s new iPhone SE is shaping up to be the biggest upgrade the smallest, most affordable iPhone has seen in years. Alongside more powerful internals, the 4-inch device is expected to come with a tweaked design that makes way for one of iPhone X’s best features.<p>The iPhone SE hasn’t had a proper …

Mobile Technology

Uber to hide dropoff locations so sketchy drivers don't know where you live

In a small change which could improve the peace of mind of its passengers, Uber will now obscure the exact pick-up and drop-off locations in its drivers’ records.<p><b>What it is:</b> After this feature goes live, drivers will no longer have a record of precisely where they picked you up and dropped you off. …

GDPR

Cape Town Isn’t The Only Place That’s Close To Running Out Of Water

A new report looks at the places around the world nearing catastrophic water shortages.<p>In Cape Town, South Africa, where reservoirs dwindled after three years of drought, residents have spent months taking 90-second showers and stockpiling gallons of water. The city closed swimming pools, banned …

The unstoppable rise of the Chinese traveller – where are they going and what does it mean for overtourism?

In the first year of the new millennium, a modest 10.5m overseas trips were made by Chinese residents. Fast forward to 2017 and the figure was 145m – an astounding increase of 1,380 per cent.<p>In less than two decades China has grown from travel minnows to the world’s most powerful outbound market, …

China

How a tiny city-state became a military powerhouse with the best air force and navy in Southeast Asia

When thinking of countries that have the strongest militaries in the world, giants like the US, Russia, China, and the UK come to mind. In Asia — and Southeast Asia in particular — China, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Thailand are usually mentioned.<p>But the country that boasts the best air force and navy …

Military

Train rolls backwards for miles without engine in India – video

A passenger train with 22 carriages carrying about 1,000 people became detached from its engine and sped backwards for miles before being stopped, said India’s railway ministry. The runaway carriages rolled for seven miles in the eastern state of Odisha before being brought to a shuddering halt by …

Paul Ehrlich: 'Collapse of civilisation is a near certainty within decades'

Fifty years after the publication of his controversial book The Population Bomb, biologist Paul Ehrlich warns overpopulation and overconsumption are driving us over the edge<p>A shattering collapse of civilisation is a “near certainty” in the next few decades due to humanity’s continuing destruction …

Civil Rights

These are the 20 cheapest cities on Earth

50 Feel-Good Movies That’ll Leave You With A Smile On Your Face, Every Time You Watch Them

For many of us, movies are one of the best ways to relax and enjoy. And trust Bollywood to have a movie for every mood. And if there is one genre …

Bollywood

Revealed: The world's 20 most expensive cities (budget travellers beware)

European Travel

50 luxury flats in Dubai have been sold for bitcoin — and one buyer bought 10

LONDON — A batch of 50 Dubai luxury flats offered for sale in bitcoin have all been snapped up.<p>Lingerie tycoon Michelle Mone and her billionaire partner Doug Barrowman announced plans last September for a $327 million (£235.7 million) property development in Dubai that would see apartments offered …

Real Estate

New photos show China is nearly done with its militarization of South China Sea

Aerial photographs obtained by Inquirer.net from a source show that China is almost finished transforming seven reefs claimed by the Philippines in …

Night photos that make Tokyo look like a sci-fi utopia

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Edo-Tokyo museum, modeled after a classic type of elevated warehouse, is already an impressive building in broad daylight and with no filters.<p>But in the dead of the night and in the hands of Australian photographer Tom Blachford, it turns into a dystopian megastructure from a distant …

The 100 best movies on Amazon Prime right now

The library of movie titles that are available for Prime members is vast and has an impressive mix of old classics and current releases.<p>We get it. You're busy with your life, it's kind of tough to scroll through all the titles. So we did it for you.<p><b>Here are the 100 best movies available right now</b> …

Entertainment

This incredible map shows the undersea cables that keep the internet alive — and security services are worried Russia could cut them

This map shows how the huge, complicated network of undersea cables which keep the internet running is spread around the world.<p>The map, by telecom analytics company TeleGeography, uses coloured lines to show how there are many hundreds of fibre optic cables running under the world's oceans.<p>It shows …

UK Economy

50 haunting photos of abandoned shopping malls across America

American malls are dying out.<p>Retail complexes all over the US are being clobbered by store closures sweeping the country.<p>In 2017, more than 6,400 stores closed and another 3,600 are expected to shutter in 2018. According to a report done by Credit Suisse, this will result in 20% to 25% of malls …

Urban Design

Cape Town Is 90 Days Away From Running Out of Water

After three years of unprecedented drought, the South African city of Cape Town has less than 90 days worth of water in its reservoirs, putting it on …

Cape Town

End of the A380 superjumbo? Airbus warns future of plane at risk

Company says unless Emirates buys more of the jet then ‘there is no choice but to shut down the programme’<p>Airbus said on Monday that it might have to end production of the double-decker A380 superjumbo jet, having booked no new orders for the plane in two years.<p>The European aerospace group had been …

Aviation

Why I don't care about bitcoin, no matter how much it's worth

James Marshall was born in New Jersey on October 8th, 1810. The eldest of four, Marshall would soon leave New Jersey — heading west like so many young men looking for a better life.<p>He would settle in Missouri, farming on the Missouri River, until he contracted malaria. That would prompt a move even …

China should send 30,000 troops into North Korea

In confronting North Korea adamant pursuit of nuclear weapons, so far nothing has been effective. Pledges to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula have failed. United Nations resolutions have failed.<p>Increasingly severe sanctions have failed. And insults not only fail but also reinforce the hard-line …

North Korea

Someone in 2010 bought 2 pizzas with 10,000 bitcoins — which today would be worth $100 million

On May 22, 2010, a developer bought two pizzas using 10,000 units of a then-little-known digital currency called bitcoin.<p>Today, the price of a single bitcoin has hit $10,000— making 10,000 of them worth a staggering $100 million (£75 million).<p>Bitcoin is going nuclear. Just a year ago, it was …

Cryptocurrency

Here's how many nukes each nuclear country has

Since President Donald Trump assumed office, there has been an intense focus on North Korea's nuclear weapons program, which North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has refused to halt. Trump has criticized and mocked Kim in response and put pressure on countries like China to persuade the rogue state to …

North Korea

REVIEW: The OnePlus 5T is not only a bargain — it's the best Android phone you can buy at any price

That amount is near the top of what OnePlus has charged for its past smartphones. But it's hundreds of dollars cheaper than other top-of-the-line devices — many of the latest flagship smartphones, including Apple's iPhone X and Samsung's Galaxy Note 8, cost more than $900.<p>Given that, you could be …