Inventions

Child suicides prompt game bans in Saudi Arabia

The Saudi Arabian Commission announced earlier this week it would be blocking almost fifty games following the suicides of two children.<p>Supposedly, the two children, a 12- and 13-year-old, took their own lives after the playing the Blue Whale social media game. Shrouded in unreliable information, …

Tech Trends

Judging Kavanaugh

As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump vowed to nominate federal judges “in the mold of” Antonin Scalia, and he has lived up to his word. Neil …

Politics

IBM wants $167M from Groupon over alleged patent infringement

IBM says it's time for the "new kid on the block" to pay up.<p>IBM asked a jury on Monday to award the company $167 million in a lawsuit against deals site Groupon for using patented technology without authorization, according to Reuters.<p>IBM's lawyer reportedly said in federal court in Delaware that …

Groupon

Black Panther's sister, Shuri, gets own Marvel comic series

<b>Marvel has announced a new comic book series about Black Panther's sister, Shuri, a scientific genius and princess of the mythical nation of Wakanda.</b><p>It debuts in October and will be written by author Nnedi Okorafor and artwork by Leonardo Romero.<p>The series follows her as she takes the reins after …

Black Panther

As Boeing Chases Futuristic Air Travel, Safety Conundrums Loom

Before flying Ubers can zip people over crowded city streets, regulators and planemakers such as Boeing Co. and Airbus SE will first need to figure …

Aviation

Top iPhone games gone free

Our daily list of best iPhone games gone free is compiled using our proprietary algorithm to find you the very best apps that have just gone free …

Apps

IT Ministry May Issue Second Notice To WhatsApp On Fake News

Even as messaging service WhatsApp is working out plans to launch its digital payments facility WhatsApp Pay in India, it has not been able to …

Business (India)

The NHS spending spree is just another May fudge

One would think Theresa May had enough Brexit-related fights on her hands without provoking another one – but that is exactly what Downing Street is …

Brexit

T-Pain, Mastodon, And Flying Lotus Join The 2018 ‘Adult Swim’ Festival As Headliners

<i>Adult Swim</i> has long been defined by an off-kilter, surrealist sense of humor, which has now grown to include its upcoming Adult Swim Festival in Los Angeles. The festival’s lineup is one of the most wide-ranging of the year, with acts as varied as New Orleans Bounce maven Big Freedia alongside a …

Synthpop

Hummus Lovers, Rejoice: Hummus Ice Cream Now Exists in NYC

When it comes to ice cream, it seems New York City chefs cannot be stopped.<p>NYC has seen a recent explosion of rather, well, <i>odd</i> ice cream flavors: …

Ice Cream

Shivraj Singh Chouhan flags off Start-Up Yatra to promote innovations

<b>Bhopal:</b> Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday flagged off 'Madhya Pradesh Start-Up Yatra' aiming to encourage the young …

Business (India)

City startup busts myths about robotics among youth

Fed up with an education system that promotes rote learning and marks to get a job, a city-based DIY robotics startup has plans to change it all. …

Robotics

Just 17 Tweets For You If You Desperately Need A Laugh

"I thought the CVS guy was going to ask me to join the rewards program but he said, 'Enjoy your night' so I said, 'Not today, thanks' and left."

Inventions

Volunteers Collect 12,000 Tons of Plastic Trash on a Beach in Mumbai

In an effort to save our seas, people from all walks of life are trying to tackle the current ocean pollution crisis. On top of innovative inventions like a self-cleaning device and a floating garbage can, one solution that continues to prove successful is the traditional <b>beach clean-up</b>, as …

Pollution

My Hero Academia Featured This Hilarious Nod to Iron Man in its Latest Episode

Superheroes are always a hot commodity, and you can barely throw a stone without hitting some news about an upcoming Marvel movie or a DC comic in …

Anime

Rolls-Royce’s flying vehicle concept joins Airbus and Uber in race | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

Airbus and Uber’s Air Taxi inventions face stiff competition from an unlikely source.<p>Rolls-Royce recently unveiled its EVTOL (Electric Vertical Take …

Transportation

Why Productivity Isn't Keeping Up With Technology

Existing advances in technology from smart phones to new car services affect our everyday lives. Yet aggregate productivity has been growing very …

Economics

Panos Panay: Microsoft is not working on a Surface Phone

If you were getting your hopes up about the possibility of a Surface Phone appearing, we have some bad news. Speaking with Wired, Microsoft CEO Panos …

Inventions

When does Inventing the Impossible: The Big Life Fix start on BBC Two, who is Simon Reeve and what's the series about?

INVENTING the Impossible: The Big Life Fix is a programme that revolves around inventors creating ingenious solutions to daily problems faced by …

Celebrity (UK)

Voice of the Mirror: Vladimir Putin must be purring after Donald Trump took Russia's side

Donald Trump would accuse any other US president of treason if they sided with Russia against America.<p>The rogue in the White House has a vested …

Russia

Sorry, that wild Microsoft folding phone won’t launch until next year at the earliest

Microsoft has been trying to make a new kind of mobile device for years. We knew it first as the Courier, a journal-like device with a foldable …

Mobile

The Nation editor: Reaction by most of the media to Trump-Putin press conference 'is like mob violence'

A contributing editor for the left-leaning magazine "The Nation" described media reaction to President TrumpDonald John TrumpShocking summit with …

Donald Trump

Superdrug has launched an entire K Beauty section with most cosmetics costing under £4

Korean beauty has become big business over the last year.<p>From golden phase skin and lengthy Korean skincare regimes to K beauty boxes and glass skin, …

Skin Care

Amazon's Contract Delivery Drivers Are Also Getting Hit With Outages

Amazon, as you may know, is experiencing some technical issues during Prime Day. It appears similar snags have crippled the platforms Amazon uses to …

Cloud Computing

CTNext awards $1.3M to higher-ed initiatives

<b>University of Bridgeport</b>: Building a consortium of institutions to develop networks that improve innovation and entrepreneurship collaboration with …

Hartford

CityLab Daily: The Sensory City Philosopher

Also: Why New York City is reporting sustainability progress to the UN, and imagining a “Canadian Anti-Tourist League.”<p><i>Keep up with the most pressing, interesting, and important city stories of the day. Sign up for the CityLab Daily newsletter here.</i><p>What We’re Following<p><b>People watching, plus:</b> Carlo …

Smart Cities

Live Review: Paul Simon at British Summer Time, Hyde Park, 15/07/18

<b>It’s entirely apposite that Paul Simon should come full circle play his last ever UK gig in the wide-open environs of Hyde Park; 53 years ago, this</b> …

Paul Simon

Julia Margaret Cameron | Cassiopeia | The Met

Cassiopeia<p>Artist:Julia Margaret Cameron (British (born India), Calcutta 1815–1879 Kalutara, Ceylon)<p>Date:1866<p>Medium:Albumen silver print from glass …

Art Museums

8 'French' things that weren't actually created in France

A lot of the things you know to be "French" aren't really French at all. While you might know French fries aren't actually a French creation, there are many other popular food items and creative inventions that have misled you for years.<p>From the French press to French kissing, here are a few things …

France

THE FIT LIFE STYLE OF JASON HERNANDEZ

Between inventing camera rigs and helming high-profile projects, it would seem that Jason Hernandez would have very little time for exercise. But, …

Skateboarding