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Bill Hader's face, our sense of reality, is melting in a wild new deepfake video

Now that Hollywood has officially endorsed the aesthetics of deepfakes with the mangled celebrity faces of the upcoming Cats remake, it seems like there’s no longer anything holding the technology bac...

Bill Hader's face, our sense of reality, is melting in a wild new deepfake video

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Deepfake video shows Bill Hader morph into Tom Cruise in CBS interview – video Creator of video says he wants to raise awareness of technology's potential in age of fake news and doctored footageWhat do we do about deepfake video? Continue reading......
22:26 2019-08-13

Scary deepfake video shows Bill Hader morphing into Tom Cruise A terrifying new deepfake viral video shows Saturday Night Live alum Bill Hader doing an impression of Tom Cruise, with the video showing Hader's face subtlety and creepily morphing into Cruise....
19:26 2019-08-13

Watch this freaky deepfake video turn Bill Hader into Tom Cruise Deepfake imagery is becoming more and more common — and that should frighten us all. Sure, it’s all fun and games when engineers design artificial intelligence to show us a different side of Mona Lisa; recreate a scene of “Game of Thrones” featuring a virtually augmented Jon ...
18:26 2019-08-13

Photograph lays bare reality of melting Greenland sea ice Research teams traversing partially melted fjord to retrieve weather equipment release startling pictureRapidly melting sea ice in Greenland has presented an unusual hazard for research teams retrieving their oceanographic moorings and weather station equipment.A photo, taken by Steffen Olsen from t...
03:00 2019-06-18

What do we do about deepfake video? Deepfake – the ability of AI to fabricate apparently real footage of people – is a growing problem with implications for us allThere exist, on the internet, any number of videos that show people doing things they never did. Real people, real faces, close to photorealistic footage; entirely unreal ev...
10:52 2019-06-23

Is Simon Cowell's surprising new face a vision of our deepfake future? In the future, we might all embark on a side-slide not into younger, prettier people, but whole new personaeThe human face, that subsection of appendages living just south of our eyebrows, has rarely been under such attack. Take the Bill Hader deepfake video that went viral this month, in which the ...
18:39 2019-08-24

This creepy deepfake shows Bill Hader morph into Tom Cruise mid-impersonation Okay, this clip may qualify as my favorite deepfake video I’ve seen to date. We would direct your attention to the clip at the top of this post, which presents an old Bill Hader Late Night with David Letterman interview. Bill uses the opportunity to show off his insanely masterful skill at imp...
07:52 2019-08-14

Deepfake danger: what a viral clip of Bill Hader morphing into Tom Cruise tells us Are deepfakes a threat to democracy? The creator of a series of viral clips says he is raising awareness of their subversive potentialYou’ve heard of deepfakes – doctored videos fabricating apparently real footage of people – and their potential to disrupt democracy. But this might be the clip that ...
22:26 2019-08-13

Zuckerberg says developing deepfake video policy is ‘really important’ Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the company is evaluating how it should handle “deepfake” videos created with artificial intelligence and high-tech tools to yield false but realistic clips....
21:52 2019-06-27

Zuckerberg says company ‘evaluating’ deepfake video policy SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the company is evaluating how it should handle “deepfake” videos created with artificial intelligence and high-tech tools to yield false but realistic clips. Zuckerberg said in an interview at the Aspen Ideas Festival Ideas Festival ...
18:52 2019-06-27

Facebook won’t take down sinister Mark Zuckerberg ‘deepfake’ video Facebook will not remove a fake video of boss Mark Zuckerberg from Instagram that falsely portrays him boasting he can “control the future” thanks to stolen data. The doctored clip was uploaded to Instagram — which is owned by Facebook — in a bid to test the company’s moderation to...
17:39 2019-06-12

Jon Snow apologizes for final season of ‘Game of Thrones’ in viral deepfake video A deepfake video of Jon Snow apologizing for the final season of "Game of Thrones" – saying, “When the Starbucks cup is the smallest mistake, you know you f–ked up,” has gone viral....
20:00 2019-06-16

Instagram won't remove deepfake video of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, report says A deepfake video of Mark Zuckerberg recently appeared on Instagram and Facebook. The social networking site says it's leaving the video up.       ...
17:26 2019-06-12

Johnson's no-deal claim 'flies in the face of reality' Jeremy Hunt has challenged Boris Johnson over his claim that the chance of a no-deal Brexit is "a million-to-one against", arguing it "flies in the face of reality"....
18:39 2019-06-28

Democrats in Trump districts face split-screen reality on impeachment  House Democrats, who helped the party capture the majority, barely hear a mention about impeachment in their home districts, underscoring Pelosi’s cautious course....
01:26 2019-05-31

Zip-wire calamity to wild rugby tackles: The comedic face of UK's Johnson Dangling helplessly from a zip-wire while waving British Union Jack flags, Boris Johnson and his attempt to publicize a party in one of London's parks became one of the most memorable non-sporting moments of the 2012 Olympic Games....
11:52 2019-07-22

Minnesota Wild hire Bill Guerin as general manager The Minnesota Wild, who recently fired general manager Paul Fenton after 15 months, hired Pittsburgh Penguins assistant GM for job.       ...
09:00 2019-08-22

Attorney seeks jury to look past murder suspect’s wild face tattoos The defense attorney for a heavily inked Louisiana double-murder suspect is seeking jurors who are able to look past his client’s myriad face tattoos as they consider the case, according to a new report. William Bottoms, 29, of Greenwell Springs, is charged with second-degree murder in connection to...
18:39 2019-08-08

Zip-Wire Episode, Wild Rugby Tackles: The Comedic Face Of Boris Johnson Dangling helplessly from a zip-wire while waving British Union Jack flags, Boris Johnson and his attempt to publicise a party in one of London's parks became one of the most memorable non-sporting......
09:13 2019-07-22

Exercise While Playing Video Games, At World's First Virtual Reality Gym Working out may get a whole lot easier, thanks to the world's first ever virtual reality gym. The Black Box VR gym, recently opened in San Francisco, invites people to play a virtual reality video......
16:13 2019-05-21

Oculus Quest: Download these five video games for the new virtual reality headset The Oculus Quest, Facebook's latest virtual reality headset, is now available. Here's some of the best VR video games to try with the new device.        ...
16:13 2019-06-01

Schoolkids go wild for surprise Lil Nas X show in viral video Lander elementary in Ohio was treated to a concert after the school’s principal made a video of the kids singing his hitThe students of Lander elementary school in Mayfield Heights, Ohio, are a remarkably energetic bunch, as they demonstrated in a viral video last week. Today, however, their enthusi...
06:26 2019-05-31

California prosecutors reviewing wild video of Disneyland brawl California prosecutors are reviewing video from the Toontown throw-down that happened at Disneyland over the weekend to see whether criminal charges should be filed. “Police believe there is the possibility of felony conduct,” Orange County District Attorney spokesperson Kimberly Edds told the Los A...
05:13 2019-07-11

Wild California wolf pups make their video debut California's only pack of gray wolves were captured by a trail camera in far northern California in June.        ...
20:39 2019-08-08

Man fights off subway attacker in wild video as bystanders watch A man who fought back against a stranger who randomly attacked and robbed him inside a Brooklyn subway station said he was stunned by fellow straphangers — who stood by and began recording cellphone videos instead of helping. The 48-year-old was inside the Utica Avenue A/C train station shortl...
18:00 2019-08-22

Wild video shows cow chased to its death in Home Depot parking lot This cow was dead meat. A wild video shows the moment a slaughterhouse employee slit an escaped cow’s throat outside a Connecticut Home Depot. Dashcam footage of the high “steaks” chase shows the employee pursuing the young cow, killing it — then leaving it to writhe on the pavemen...
04:39 2019-07-20

Wild scenes as São Paulo fans welcome new signing Dani Alves – video Hundreds of São Paulo fans gave Dani Alves a hero's welcome as the footballer arrived at Congonhas airport set to join their club on a free transfer. Alves, whose contract with Paris Saint-Germain expired in July, has reportedly signed a deal with the Brazilian club until the end of the 2022 World C...
00:13 2019-08-07

Wild video shows group of 60 teens looting Philly Walgreens It looks more like the City of Brotherly Looting. Video released by Philadelphia police on Tuesday shows a group of approximately 60 teenage boys and girls wreaking havoc in a Walgreens — knocking items off of the shelves and rushing out of the store without paying for merchandise. The footage...
10:00 2019-07-10

Wild video shows a Model 3 owner asleep at the wheel on a California freeway Tesla’s Autopilot feature certainly helps to remove some of the stress associated with driving, but it’s definitely not designed to allow drivers to completely fall asleep at the wheel. And while Elon Musk envisions a future where drivers will be able to sleep through an entire car ride,...
07:00 2019-06-20

Wild video shows cops pulling guns on Yankees GM Brian Cashman Yankees GM Brian Cashman’s harrowing run-in with gun-toting Connecticut cops — in which they demand he put his hands up before recognizing him — was captured on newly released police bodycam video. “Put your hands out the window!” yells an officer from the town of Darien, who stopped the Bombers exe...
23:52 2019-08-14

Wild video shows lightning strike a tree during second round of U.S. Women's Open The second round of the 2019 U.S. Women's Open was in a weather delay on Friday when lightning struck a tree between the 18th and 11th holes.        ...
03:13 2019-06-01

Wild video shows a gang leader attempt a prison escape dressed up as his 19-year-old daughter People have always been fascinated by prisons, which is why it’s no surprise that Hollywood has been obsessed with the genre for decades now. From shows like Prison Break and Orange Is the New Black to docu-series like Lockup, the masses simply can’t get enough of prison-related content....
02:52 2019-08-06

Former French Open winner Yannick Noah catches fish with bare hands, bites it in wild video Yannick Noah won more than 400 matches in his professional tennis career, including the French Open in 1983, but his fishing method may be more impressive than anything he did on the court....
18:39 2019-08-05

House defense bill's liberal provisions face the ax in the Senate House Democrats passed a major defense policy bill Friday loaded with liberal provisions that sets up a clash with both Democrats and Republicans in the Senate....
03:26 2019-07-13

Chelsea face huge bill as abuse victims sue the club Chelsea are facing a massive legal bill as victims of racist abuse are suing the club as well as those who were sexually abused by former chief scout Eddie Heath....
14:26 2019-08-07

Bill Belichick shot Patriots linebacker in the face during paintball game In fairness to Bill Belichick: It's not quite as bad as being Vice President of the United States and shooting a man in the face with an actual gun. But being Patriots coach and shooting your player in the face with a paintball gun? Still not what you're aiming for (probably)....
16:13 2019-06-12

Kristen Schaal to take over "messenger from the future" duties on Bill And Ted Face The Music More casting news from the ever more still-extent Bill And Ted sequel, Face The Music, today, as THR reports that Bob’s Burgers star and all-purpose comedy delight Kristen Schaal has signed on for the long-in-development film. Schaal is reportedly playing a character named Kelly, a “messenger from t...
02:26 2019-07-12

'Bill & Ted Face the Music' adds Kristen Schaal, Holland Taylor to ensemble Actresses Kristen Schaal and Holland Taylor have landed roles in the time-travel comedy, "Bill & Ted Face the Music," Orion Pictures announced Thursday....
06:13 2019-07-12

Barry's Anthony Carrigan to play most excellent villain in Bill & Ted Face The Music There are many wonderful things about Bill Hader’s Barry, but perhaps none more wonderful than unexpected breakout Anthony Carrigan. His eccentric NoHo Hank is a weirdly adorable and exceedingly lovable little criminal; charming is the word that comes to mind. And no upcoming film is potentially mor...
22:52 2019-06-19

Couple face £1m legal bill after losing battle over noisy wooden floor A couple who were sued by their neighbour over noise from the wooden floor in their Kensington home have been left facing a legal bill of up to £1 million....
11:26 2019-07-02

Bill Murray and Adam Driver face the end-times in Jim Jarmusch’s lame zom-com The Dead Don’t Die It takes all of five minutes for Jim Jarmusch’s new movie, the half-assed horror-comedy The Dead Don’t Die, to place a vast stretch of ironic distance between itself and its audience. The film’s eponymous theme song, a tongue-in-cheek country-western ditty by Sturgill Simpson, has just rolled over t...
00:39 2019-06-12

Ocasio-Cortez defiant in face of criticism for opposing border $$ bill while decrying conditions Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is firing back at accusations of hypocrisy for railing against conditions in migrant detention centers, after having voted against funding legislation for the humanitarian crisis at the border. ...
18:13 2019-07-03

Trump says he could win Afghan war and wipe country 'off the face of the Earth' – video Donald Trump has said that he could win the Afghanistan war 'in a week' adding that the country 'could be wiped off the face of the Earth. I don’t want to go that route'. The president made the claim sitting alongside the Pakistani prime minister, Imran Khan, who is seeking to have more than $1bn in...
22:26 2019-07-22

Video: Ferrari 488 Pista vs McLaren 720S - 700bhp supercar face-off They are two of the most exciting supercars to unleash on a track - but what are they like at road-legal speeds away from a circuit? The Ferrari 488 Pista and McLaren 720S are two of Autocar's favourite supercars of the moment. Both are mid-engined, with turbocharged V8 engines making absurd amount...
01:13 2019-05-24

What female state senators had to say about Alabama’s abortion bill – video Alabama’s new law imposing the strictest restrictions on abortion in the United States was passed by 25 white male Republicans. Minority Democrats introduced a slew of amendments in an attempt to block it. ‘This bill is about control,’ the state senator Linda Coleman-Madison told the bill’s proponen...
15:26 2019-05-21

New York man punches MTA worker in face in subway attack caught-on-video, police say Authorities in New York have asked for help identifying a man caught on surveillance video assaulting an MTA worker during an unprovoked subway station attack early Saturday....
21:00 2019-06-17

Ice cream licker in viral video could face 20 years in jail, federal charges Blue Bell Creameries has removed all half-gallon containers of "Tin Roof" from a Walmart in Lufkin, Texas, police said.        ...
10:13 2019-07-05

U.S. Senator Says His Anti-Loot Box Bill Has The Video Game Industry Worried Is Republican senator Josh Hawley an advocate for video game players or an ambitious politician with a savvy staff who know a win-win argument when they see one? The freshman senator from Missouri, who plans to soon introduce a bill that will ban loot boxes and pay-to-win microtransactions, spoke to...
19:52 2019-05-21

Slavery reparations bill debated in US House hearing – video highlights The actor Danny Glover, writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and Senator Cory Booker were among the witness at a congressional hearing on the original sin of the US – the enslavement of 4 million Africans and their descendants – and what can be done to atone for it via reparations‘Stain of slavery’: Congress deb...
01:39 2019-06-20

Schoolgirls who slashed 14-year-old across the face in Snapchat video are sentenced to total of 12 years behind bars Two schoolgirls who slashed a 14-year-old across the face for "twisted glory" and filmed the attack in a ­Snapchat video have been sentenced to a total of 12 years in a young offender institution....
12:13 2019-07-09

England captain Eoin Morgan reveals Jason Roy is preparing to face India - video Jason Roy is preparing to face India on Sunday, England captain Eoin Morgan revealed. Morgan was speaking ahead of their must-win World Cup match against India at Edgbaston, Birmingham Continue reading......
20:39 2019-06-29

Ice cream 'licking' video traced to Texas Walmart; suspect will face charges, police say Ice cream-maker Blue Bell continues to investigate after a viral video last week showed a suspect opening a container of the company's ice cream inside a grocery store, licking the contents, and then returning the container to the store's freezer....
14:26 2019-07-04

People Share Their 'Rahul Bose Moments' After His Viral Hotel Bill Video On Monday, actor Rahul Bose shared a video complaining about the amount he was charged for bananas at a luxury hotel. Now, inspired by his video, people are sharing their own stories of being......
10:39 2019-07-25

Don't blame video games for El Paso, Dayton shootings. Leaders like Trump must face facts. We should look critically not at video games but at politicians who respond to the real-life horrors of shootings by criticizing make-believe violence.       ...
11:52 2019-08-11

'The bill is dead': Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam speaks after mass protests – video Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said an extradition bill that sparked the territory's biggest political crisis in decades was 'dead', admitting that the government's work on the bill had been a 'total failure'. The bill, which would have allowed people in Hong Kong to be sent to mainland China to face t...
23:00 2019-07-09

Neighbours of architect Sophie Hicks face £1m legal bill over 'dream home' dispute The neighbours of world-renowned architect Sophie Hicks have been left facing a £1 million legal bill after losing a court battle over the construction of her ultra-modern dream house....
19:00 2019-06-27

The rise of the deepfake and the threat to democracy They started out as a joke – doctored videos of celebrities doing unlikely things, from a Nicolas Cage cameo in Friends to Mark Zuckerberg boasting about ‘stolen’ data. But as the technology improves, could deepfakes swing an election? Continue reading......
12:26 2019-06-22

Samsung’s deepfake technology is getting scary Deepfake technology has been getting insanely good, with just the last few days and weeks chock-a-block with examples of everything from the Mona Lisa being animated to life and photos of dead celebrities and notables like Albert Einstein seeming to come to life with realistic speech and facial move...
15:13 2019-06-23

Creepy deepfake AI lets you put words into someone else's mouth Researchers are showing off a creepy new software that uses machine learning to allow people to add, delete or change the words coming out of someone's mouth....
20:26 2019-06-11

Mark Zuckerberg ‘deepfake’ will remain online Facebook said they will not take down a video of Mark Zuckerberg created using artificial intelligence, called a ‘deepfake.’ The company recently faced backlash for refusing to remove altered video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi....
03:13 2019-06-13

Facebook won’t remove Zuck’s Instagram deepfake — yet The internet’s often a big bad place, but every once in a while it’ll make you chuckle. In a hilarious prank, two creators have uploaded a deepfake of Mark Zuckerberg on Instagram talking about stolen data. The video starts off with Zuckerberg saying, “Imagine this for a second: One man, with total ...
14:26 2019-06-12

Himalayan ice melting at 'scary' levels Using old spy images, scientists have revealed that glaciers are melting at an alarming rate. The only way to avert a huge natural disaster, they warn, would be to cool the earth's temperatures....
08:52 2019-06-20

Glacial melting in Antarctica may become irreversible Thwaites glacier is likely to thaw and trigger 50cm sea level rise, US study suggestsAntarctica faces a tipping point where glacial melting will accelerate and become irreversible even if global heating eases, research suggests.A Nasa-funded study found instability in the Thwaites glacier meant ther...
14:13 2019-07-09

Greenland is melting in a heatwave. That's everyone's problem Greenland is home to world's second-largest sheet. And when it melts significantly -- as it is expected to do this year -- that has huge knock-on effects for sea levels and weather across the globe....
19:26 2019-07-31

From evil twins to deepfake videos: the best books about doppelgangers The rise of deepfakes has stoked the old fear that our lives can be hijacked by demonic doubles. Laurence Scott shares his favourite books on convincing impostersThe rise of deepfake technology provokes a modern version of a deep-seated fear that our lives can be hijacked by doppelgangers and double...
18:13 2019-07-15

DeepNude Deepfake App to Undress Women Shuts Down After Furore The creators of "DeepNude" said the software was launched several months ago for "entertainment" and that they "greatly underestimated" demand for the app....
14:00 2019-06-29

Samsung’s deepfake AI makes Rasputin sing Beyoncé Samsung AI researchers working with Imperial College London made a generative adversarial network capable of animating a 2D photo alongside an audio clip.Read More...
01:52 2019-06-21

Top AI researchers race to detect “deepfake” videos: “We are outgunned” Researchers fear it is only a matter of time before the AI-generated fake videos are deployed for maximum damage — to sow confusion, fuel doubt or undermine an opponent, potentially on the eve of a White House vote....
23:13 2019-06-12

The Lion King review – deepfake copycat ain't so grrreat Disney’s reboot of its much-loved 1994 animation is a plausibly real retelling of the story of prince Simba and his struggle against wicked uncle ScarAfter 25 years, during which it gained classic status as the last Disney picture in the old style that Walt himself would have endorsed and enjoyed a ...
20:26 2019-07-11

How melting plastic waste could heat homes Breakthrough means less pollution and lower greenhouse gas emissionsIt is a problem bedevilling households across the UK: what can we do with the mountains of food-spattered plastic waste left in our bins?Now a group of scientists say they have the answer – by using the detritus of domestic life to ...
22:52 2019-07-20

Melting Glaciers Reveal Murder And Misfortune Global warming has caused the world's oceans to rise as glaciers melt due to rising temperatures. These melting glaciers around the world have had an unexpected consequence - they are helping police......
09:00 2019-08-07

Stephen Colbert: 'America's gun culture is melting down' Late-night hosts examine the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton – and the Republican non-response to them – with frustrationIn the wake of the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, that killed 31 people this weekend, Stephen Colbert compared America’s gun culture to the melting nucle...
21:26 2019-08-06

Stephen Colbert says America’s gun culture is ‘melting down’ Following U.S. President Donald Trump's remarks addressing mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, Stephen Colbert lashed out at the leader in his show's opening monologue....
20:13 2019-08-06

Melting Alaska sea ice has residents, scientists worried ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Sea ice along northern Alaska disappeared far earlier than normal this spring, alarming coastal residents who rely on wildlife and fish. Ice melted as a result of exceptionally warm ocean temperatures, the Anchorage Daily News reported. The early melting has been “crazy,” said Ja...
21:13 2019-07-01

Samsung perfected its own deepfake AI, and it’s equal parts amazing and terrifying Imagine using a black and white photo of your great-grandparents to see what their facial expression would have looked like as they speak. That’s the kind of trick current technology can actually make possible. Using artificial intelligence and machine learning, companies only need a single pi...
18:13 2019-05-24

Glaciers Are Melting Underwater. It’s Worse Than Previously Thought Underwater ice melt from glaciers could be happening much faster than previously thought, according to new research published in the journal Science. That’s a dangerous finding as melting glaciers linked to climate change threaten to raise sea levels dramatically by the end of the century. The...
17:52 2019-07-31

Scientist warns of Everest dangers from pollution, melting A scientist says Mount Everest and its surrounding peaks are increasingly polluted and warmer, and nearby glaciers are melting at an alarming rate that is likely to make it dangerous for future climbers...
04:13 2019-06-05

Old spy images show just how fast ice is melting from the glaciers in the Himalayas Picture 3 million swimming pools full of water. That's how much ice melts from glaciers in the Himalayas each year, and climate change is the primary cause.        ...
17:39 2019-06-20

Germany's Maas tours Canada's melting Arctic Visiting Canada's melting Arctic, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has said Europe had an "extraordinary" task to slash fossil fuel emissions. If it didn't, climate warming would rob polar regions of more ice cover....
16:13 2019-08-16

Himalayan glaciers melting far faster this century: study Himalayan glaciers have been melting twice as fast since the start of this century, underscoring the threat the climate crisis poses to water supplies for hundreds of millions of people across Asia, according to a study published on Wednesday....
02:13 2019-06-20

A New Method Of Spotting Deepfake Videos Looks For the Subtle Movements We Don't Realize We Make The quality and speed at which videos can now be faked using neural networks and deep learning processes promises to make the upcoming presidential election even more of a nightmare. But by exploiting something overlooked in current deepfake techniques, researchers have found an automated way to spo...
05:26 2019-06-22

'Deepfake' videos, other tech could threaten 2020 election, Dems fear The House Intelligence Committee heard from artificial intelligence experts in a meeting Thursday over the potential threat “deepfake” technology could pose on America’s national security leading up to the 2020 presidential election....
07:00 2019-06-14

Let’s get real before deepfake videos corrupt our democracy | Hannah Jane Parkinson As Mark Zuckerberg has now discovered, digital trickery can make anyone say anything. It’s time to stop laughing along“Deepfake”: it sounds like the title of a James Bond film. But deepfakes are becoming more dangerous, and frequently more sexually explicit, than anything 007 might get up to. A deep...
08:52 2019-06-15

Deepfake 2020: New artificial intelligence is battling altered videos before elections ZeroFOX digital security company has developed artificial intelligence to help identify and take down deepfake videos aimed at influencing elections.       ...
15:52 2019-08-14

Old spy satellite images show just how fast ice is melting from the glaciers in the Himalayas Picture 3 million swimming pools full of water. That's how much ice melts from glaciers in the Himalayas each year, and climate change is the primary cause.        ...
21:26 2019-06-20

Control’s graphics card-melting specs have been lowered – so your PC may now be able to play it Control is a hotly anticipated action-adventure from Remedy coming out later in August, and the good news is the recommended spec for PC gamers has actually been toned down considerably since the original very steep requirements were revealed.According to that initial spec (which was posted on the E...
11:39 2019-08-05

This meme account for a Los Angeles-area mall is melting our brains People in L.A. are often accused of only caring about things that happen in L.A., and perhaps there’s some truth to that. Sometimes, however, the things happening in LA are so important, so influential, and so transcendent that they deserve national attention. Such is the case with a new meme accoun...
20:00 2019-06-07

Climate crisis: Alaska is melting and it’s likely to accelerate global heating The state has just had its warmest spring on record, causing permafrost to thaw and dramatically reshaping some areasA city in western Alaska has lost a huge stretch of riverbank to erosion that may turn it into an island, amid renewed warnings from scientists over the havoc triggered by the acceler...
09:52 2019-06-14

Himalayan glacier melting doubled since 2000, spy satellites show Ice losses indicate ‘devastating’ future for region and 1 billion people who depend on it for waterThe melting of Himalayan glaciers has doubled since the turn of the century, with more than a quarter of all ice lost over the last four decades, scientists have revealed. The accelerating losses indic...
01:13 2019-06-20

The Greenland ice sheet is in the throes of one of its greatest melting events ever recorded The heat dome that caused the extreme European heat wave is now affecting the Arctic, where the Greenland Ice Sheet is seeing one of its most intense melt events on record....
21:52 2019-07-31

Decades of spy satellite images help track melting Himalayan glaciers You don't need cutting-edge satellite data to make sense of Earth's changing climate. Researchers have published a study of melting Himalayan glaciers that takes advantage of 40 years' worth of satellite imagery posted by the US Geological Survey, i......
04:39 2019-06-20

Oil Prices: Thar She Woes! A Slump Like A Melting Snow Hill At the end of July, the conventional wisdom saw higher prices for the crude oil market. Now see the chart and forecast that show why Elliott Wave analysis (rightly) saw otherwise....
23:00 2019-08-16

Greenland Ice Sheet Sees One Of Its Greatest Melting Events Ever Recorded The same heat dome that roasted Europe and broke national temperature records in five countries last week has shifted to Greenland, where it is causing one of the biggest melt events ever observed on......
05:52 2019-08-01

House Intelligence chief presses social media companies on deepfake policies U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Monday pressed major social media companies on how they plan to handle the threat of deepfake images and videos on their platforms ahead of the 2020 elections....
01:00 2019-07-16

Antarctic ice instability could yield rapid melting, dramatic sea level rise Even if global warming slows or stops in the coming decades, instability among Antarctic glaciers could trigger rapid melting and subsequent sea level rise....
21:00 2019-07-09

Trump's Social Media Summit Was a Brain-Melting Horror Show Wormed-brained attendees at Donald Trump’s Social Media Summit were treated to nearly an hour of him complaining about not getting enough engagement on his tweets, slamming the media for reporting on his spelling and grammar errors, and a flurry of other grievances about socialism, antifa, and much,...
01:26 2019-07-12

NASA scientists flew over Greenland to track melting ice. They took some sobering photos NASA scientists are crisscrossing Greenland on a mission to track melting ice. It has seen two of the biggest melts on record since 2012.        ...
14:39 2019-08-16

Earth’s warmer, watery future being written in fast-melting Greenland New York University air and ocean scientist David Holland, who is tracking what’s happening in Greenland from both above and below, calls it “the end of the planet.”...
22:13 2019-08-20

Mitch McConnell Confirms His Brain-Melting Hypocrisy Over the Supreme Court In 2016, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell used former President Obama’s lame duck status as his excuse to block Merrick Garland’s nomination for the Supreme Court after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia....
15:26 2019-05-29

Greenland's Melting Sea Ice Captured In Viral Image Of Sled Dogs In Water A striking photograph of the early ice melt taken last week by a DMI scientist in northwestern Greenland has gone viral. It shows sled dogs pushing through a fjord, the sea ice submerged under several......
14:52 2019-06-20

Unusual melting patterns spotted beneath Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf Data collected by the ROSETTA-Ice project, a survey of Antarctica's largest ice shelf, suggests geologic formations beneath the Ross Ice Shelf dictate the inflow of penetrating ocean water and outflow of melting ice....
03:26 2019-05-29

UPDATE 1-House Intelligence chief presses social media companies on deepfake policies U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Monday pressed major social media companies on how they plan to handle the threat of deepfake images and videos on their platforms ahead of the 2020 elections....
01:00 2019-07-16

Death, blackouts, melting asphalt: ways the climate crisis will change how we live From power cuts to infrastructure failure, the impact of climate change on US cities will be huge – but many are already innovating to adaptBetween record heat and rain, this summer’s weather patterns have indicated, once again, that the climate is changing.US cities, where more than 80% of the nati...
11:52 2019-08-20

Melting Stone With Plants: Was the Mythical 'Green Chisel' A Real Ancient Tool? Archaeology is not an exact science. It is full of doubts, uncertainties, surprises, and unanswered questions. One of its unsolved mysteries concerns the methods of ancient stonework, which is lost in the mists of time. ...
20:01 2019-06-27

Images show staggering extent of melting on Greenland ice sheet because of heat wave Pools of sapphire melt water have popped up like pimples, while the usual pristine blanket of fresh snow atop the ice sheet has vanished over large areas....
06:39 2019-08-03

Record-smashing heat wave bakes Alaska, worsening wildfires and melting sea ice Record-smashing heat has scorched Alaska over the past few days, and even worse heat is in store for the week ahead.        ...
20:13 2019-07-01

One of Antarctica's biggest glaciers will soon reach a point of irreversible melting. That would cause sea levels to rise at least 1.6 feet. NASA Antarctica's glaciers are melting at unprecedented rates. This rapid ice loss contributes to rising sea-levels. In a new study, scientists found that the Thwaites Glacier in western Antarctica will likely hit a point of irreversible melting, after which it will lose all of its ice over a perio...
02:39 2019-07-10

Wind shifts caused by human-induced global warming cause of West Antarctic's melting ice Human-caused climate change has triggered wind shifts in Antarctica, according to a new study, driving accelerated melting across the continent's west coast....
21:52 2019-08-16

People have unknowingly come face to face with two teens on the lam in Canada, suspected of murder In Northern Manitoba, the bugs are so big they can bite through your clothes. But this is reportedly where two teens suspected of killing three people are hiding out....
03:52 2019-08-01

Trump, Kim meet at Demilitarized Zone, face-to-face for first time since Hanoi After days of speculation -- and optimistic statements by the two leaders -- President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met and shook hands Sunday at the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea....
15:00 2019-06-30

Mysterious 4,000-year-old grave reveals boy and girl buried face to face A mysterious 4,000-year-old grave has been unearthed in Kazakhstan and inside are a young male and female buried in an odd manner — they're facing each other....
05:26 2019-08-03

Is this AI developing a sense of time? Researchers at Heidelberg's Ruprecht-Karls-Universität, the Max-Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, and Montreal's prestigious MILA develop a neural network model that computes whether states of affairs are reversible or irreversible. They hope it adds up to giving a computer a sense of the "a...
22:13 2019-07-05

Beyoncé and More Stars Come Face to Face With Their Lion King Characters These are some fierce photos. With two weeks left until Jon Favreau's The Lion King remake debuts in theaters, Beyoncé and her castmates just gave fans another reason to be......
21:00 2019-07-02

Bruins' Zdeno Chara skates with full face shield after taking puck to face, but will he play in Game 5? Bruins injured defenseman Zdeno Chara skated this morning and coach Bruce Cassidy said it will be a “game-time decision” whether he plays in Game 5.        ...
19:52 2019-06-06

This man came face-to-face with the Virginia Beach shooter twice — and survived Even after the gunfire erupted, Ned Carlstrom thought the shooting at the Virginia Beach government building where he works was an elaborately staged drill for city employees....
05:26 2019-06-03

Brodie Van Wagenen set to face music: Questions he may face MIAMI — Brodie Van Wagenen avoided reporters seeking answers about the Mets on the last homestand, but the general manager’s silence is expected to end Friday. Before the Mets open a three-game series at Marlins Park to begin the second half, Van Wagenen is scheduled to address the media. The Mets a...
14:26 2019-07-12

Where ‘The Outer Worlds' gets its sense of humor In The Outer Worlds, there are specially bred swine called "cystypigs." You find them in a factory farm near Fallbrook, a smuggler's town on a distant planet. Maybe you climbed through the sewers and emerged face to ass with one, or entered through t......
00:39 2019-06-14

Nikon Z3: why it makes perfect sense Details of a patent that shows something that looks very much like an entry-level Z-series camera emerged a few days ago, sending the internet into a frenzy of speculation that an entry-level mirrorless Nikon model would be shortly with us. Yet, with no official launch, no teaser campaign, no m...
19:26 2019-08-06

Nothing much makes sense on Preacher, but at least there's gore It makes a certain amount of sense to team God up with the Grail. The show is rapidly approaching its endgame, and the idea of putting all the villains on one side has an appealing narrative economy to it; it underlines that God and Starr are both petty, arrogant dickheads; and it raises the stakes ...
06:26 2019-08-19

BC Lions vs. Hamilton: Why the Over makes sense in this one The BC Lions entered their bye week at a woeful 1-6 straight up and against the spread in a season that started with big expectations. The Lions suffered consecutive double-digit blowout losses to the Saskatchewan Roughriders before the bye week, and this game is probably the last hope to turn the s...
23:52 2019-08-10

Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci compared Trump to a melting nuclear reactor and said he might need to be replaced in 2020 Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci, who served the Trump administration for less than two weeks in 2017, compared President Donald Trump to a melting nuclear reactor and said Republicans may need to throw their support behind another candid...
02:13 2019-08-14

Avoid playgrounds and eat the last biscuit: how to keep your sense of self as a parent Remember when life wasn’t all packed lunches and soft play? It’s time to get that person backI am currently working away from home, abandoning my family to selfishly pursue my own interests – or at least, that’s how I felt the week before I left. During that time, I couldn’t simply look forward to t...
07:52 2019-07-06

Making sense of Yankees’ day that could prove catastrophic This period of American League history might be defined this way: The Astros landed Justin Verlander in August 2017 and won the ALCS because they had him and the Yankees did not. Houston went on to win its first championship. The Astros landed Gerrit Cole after the 2017 season and the Yankees did no...
06:13 2019-08-01

A bad sense of smell predicts early death but we don’t know why A poor sense of smell in older adults is linked to a nearly 50 per cent higher risk of death in the next 10 years, but the reasons for this are unclear...
15:52 2019-05-21

How we met: ‘There was total euphoria, then this sense of impending doom’ Paul Boothroyd, 63, and Monika Bauer-Boothroyd, 62, live in Schorndorf, south-west Germany. They met in 1973 when Paul was on an exchange trip from the UKOf the upwards of 3,000 letters that Paul and Monika wrote to each other, many survive. Paul shows the box crammed with missives he received from ...
14:52 2019-06-10

Intel's Project Athena laptops can sense when you're near We've heard Intel talk up its Project Athena program to provide long-lasting, high-spec laptops for months now, and the company finally shared the specifications a few weeks ago. Here at Computex, we're getting our first look at the initial sla......
14:26 2019-05-30

'The sense I was clever was knocked out of me': confessions of a uni dropout Next week, thousands of students will accept a place at university. After abandoning two degrees, I feel both disdain for academia and a grief for what might have beenLast year, I was having coffee with a curator, a person from whom I hoped to extract paid work at some point. It was one of those inc...
22:26 2019-08-09

Fed's Rate Cut Plans Stop Making Sense The facts have changed, but the Federal Reserve sure doesn’t seem like it is changing its mind on leaning toward an interest-rate cut at its policy meeting later this month....
19:52 2019-07-16

Of All the Cars That Never Made Sense, Let Us Not Forget the Peugeot 907 V12 The more time I spend with concept cars, the less I feel I really get what they are or are meant to do. Is the whole idea to tempt me with something that will never exist? Am I supposed to hate this love that I feel in my heart?...
03:52 2019-05-24

Scientists invent robot that has a sense of taste As the relentless march of technology continues unabated, robots have grown more and more complex. They’re capable of mimicking humans with increasing accuracy, but there are still a few things that set us apart from our mechanical creations. Sure, robots can touch, see and hear, but what about tast...
18:13 2019-06-28

A sense of pride: the London LGBT+ pioneers As London prepares for its rainbow-doused celebration of all things LBGT+, Paul Flynn celebrates the capital's fearless, pioneering heroes who got us where we are today...
10:52 2019-07-04

Parlay some common sense into chance for NBA winnings NBA futures markets continue to be in constant flux with blockbuster signings and trades making headlines through the summer. Has the dust finally settled? Let’s assume for now it has. Here are the latest odds to win the 2020 NBA championship from William Hill. Favorites: Lakers 3/1, Clippers 7/2, B...
18:26 2019-07-16

Crude Oil: Making Sense of the 3-Year High With crude oil prices at a 3-year high, ElliottWaveTV sat down with our Energy Pro Service editor, Steve Craig, to ask him if factors like the rising oil rig count or global oil inventories influence his perspective. Steve's been bullish on oil -- get his latest take on crude, XLE and more....
14:33 2019-05-21

Expanded Ford-VW deal ‘just makes sense' As with their earlier agreement on commercial vans and midsize pickups, the two automakers' widening partnership will have the biggest impact on vehicles and platforms that will be offered outside North America, the companies said....
06:52 2019-07-14

A 58-game NBA regular season makes a lot of sense “ ... if ultimately the science suggests that 82 games is too many games for these players, maybe you shouldn’t have an 82-game season,” says Commissioner Adam Silver....
01:52 2019-06-29

Jets GM Douglas has ‘sense of urgency’ to win with Darnold FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — New York Jets general manager Joe Douglas says there’s a “sense of urgency” to help the franchise win because of having talented second-year quarterback Sam Darnold on the roster. Douglas was formally introduced Tuesday during a news conference at the team...
23:26 2019-06-11

Bill Maher joked about Bill Clinton joining Jeffrey Epstein on ‘sex island’ back in 2015 HBO’s “Real Time” host Bill Maher made a crude joke in 2015 implying that former President Bill Clinton knew about Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged sex crimes and would email about joining him on “sex island.”...
20:39 2019-07-10

'Deepfake' videos can be generated with a single photo, research paper says A paper written by researchers at Samsung's artificial intelligence center show how 'deepfake' footage can be created with just a single image.        ...
19:52 2019-05-24

A parent's guide to teaching internet common sense Being a good digital citizen means being a responsible one: educating yourself and your kids about the digital world, participating in it in positive ways, questioning it and using technology as a tool to make the world a bit brighter (and not in som......
20:52 2019-05-26

Facebook’s group privacy settings actually make sense now Until today, Facebook has given you three options for creating a user group: Open, closed, or ‘secret.’ While the first is pretty obvious, the other two were occasional sources of confusion – an admin might set a group to ‘closed’ without realizing it was still searchable, for instance. Instead ther...
01:00 2019-08-15

Wayétu Moore: 'Storytelling gives me a sense of belonging to this world' Alongside busy social enterprises, Moore has written a novel about Liberia’s origins in which she hopes her compatriots will recognise themselvesWH Auden once said it was a “fallacious belief that art ever makes anything happen”. Had there never been any art, he claimed, “the history of man would be...
16:52 2019-06-06

Viral Acharya Exits RBI Job With A "Sense of Unfinished Business" Mr Acharya's boss at the central bank, Governor Shaktikanta Das, says a continuous and prolonged dependence on the government's capital infusion into banks can breed inefficiency....
06:39 2019-07-23

Peppered moth caterpillars sense color through their skin Peppered moth caterpillars don't see color so much as they feel it. According to new research, peppered moths, during their caterpillar stage, sense color through their skin....
21:00 2019-08-05

Sense Photonics flashes onto the lidar scene with a new approach and $26M Lidar is a critical part of many autonomous cars and robotic systems, but the technology is also evolving quickly. A new company called Sense Photonics just emerged from stealth mode today with a $26M A round, touting a whole new approach that allows for an ultra-wide field of view and (literally) f...
00:26 2019-06-12

'At last I can feel again': robotic hand gives user a sense of touch Man whose arm was amputated after accident can hold delicate objects such as grapes and eggsA man who lost his hand 17 years ago has been given the sense of touch through a brain-controlled robotic prosthetic.Keven Walgamott, whose arm was amputated below the elbow after an accident, can now feel 11...
01:26 2019-07-25

The Market's Inflation Expectations Aren't Making Sense Inflation expectations implied by the price of financial assets are a key guide for central bankers and investors alike. Seeing how they have behaved of late, their credibility should be questioned....
16:13 2019-06-14

This Was Our Pact’s textured art and sense of wonder tell an exceptional coming-of-age story At first glance, This Was Our Pact looks like it treads the same ground as The Goonies and Stand By Me, telling a coming-of-age adventure about a gaggle of kids testing the bounds of their parents’ control. But only at first. Writer and artist Ryan Andrews imbues this kind of story with a sense of w...
18:52 2019-06-27

Deploying technology that makes sense: End-user computing End-user computing (EUC) is used to securely deliver and manage desktops, applications, & data -- and amplify your org's creativity and collaboration.Read More...
15:52 2019-08-20

The Sixth Sense at 20: the smash hit that remains impossible to define M Night Shyamalan’s somber breakout brought him critical and commercial acclaim and gave us one of cinema’s most talked about twistsFor major studios, August is where the bodies are buried. The blockbusters they felt confident about releasing in May, June and July have mostly come and gone, save for...
09:00 2019-08-06

Barefoot walkers have tough feet but sense the ground just as well People who often go barefoot develop thicker skin on the soles of their feet for protection – but unlike cushioned shoes, thick skin can still sense vibrations...
19:26 2019-06-27

Self-repairing robots that sense and fix damage developed by scientists The much heralded robot apocalypse -- which may be many years, or decades, away -- is predicated on the notion that robots will eventually be able to handle tasks that require a deft, softer touch....
06:26 2019-08-09

'It just didn't make any sense': why Australians are turning away from meat Australians are among the biggest meat eaters in the world, but that’s changing. Recent converts to diets with less meat explain their motives There is a scene in the documentary Blue Planet II where a harlequin tuskfish, a 30cm long inhabitant of the Great Barrier Reef, uses a bump on a coral to br...
04:26 2019-07-20

Michael Kors: ‘The chicest women have a great sense of humour’ The world of Michael Kors is upbeat and glamorous – whether in the White House or on public transportIt is a rainy Thursday evening in London and Michael Kors is hosting what has been billed as “just a small, low-key dinner” to celebrate the opening of his new boutique. Gemma Arterton is in black le...
17:52 2019-06-01

Viral: This Math Equation Has Twitter Confused. Can You Make Sense Of It? A Twitter user recently shared a seemingly simple math equation with the answer already provided, and asked netizens to make sense of it. "A maths meme that is actually funny rather than stupid,"......
15:26 2019-07-16

The timing of this Aaron Hicks breakout makes perfect sense One-hundred at-bats. That’s how long Aaron Hicks gives himself to start feeling good at the plate each year. Most of them usually come during spring training. But Hicks didn’t have that this year. After signing a $70 million extension this offseason, Hicks missed a game early in the Grapefruit Leagu...
20:52 2019-07-16

Boris Johnson calls for EU 'common sense' over Brexit backstop Current deal ‘just doesn’t work’, says PM as No 10 refuses to rule out early November electionBoris Johnson has said he hopes the EU will “show common sense” and agree a new Brexit deal, as No 10 refused to rule out scheduling an election in the first days after leaving the EU on 31 October if Johns...
21:26 2019-08-08

Fiesta WRC now 'makes sense' to Greensmith ahead of Portugal debut Gus Greensmith says he has now got his head around M-Sport's Ford Fiesta ahead of his World Rally Car on this weekend's Rally Portugal World Rally Championship round...
18:26 2019-05-30

India, China, Russia Have No Sense Of Pollution: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump has yet again attacked other big economies over climate change, claiming countries like India, China and Russia don't have "good" air or water and they don't fulfil their......
19:26 2019-06-05

Trump urges 'common sense' gun measures, seeks NRA input President Donald Trump on Friday urged "common sense" solutions to address gun violence after recent mass shootings but added that the views of the powerful National Rifle Association, which has long opposed gun control, should be considered....
18:52 2019-08-09

'You can still sense the love': Baby boomers revel at Woodstock 50 years on Baby boomers dressed in tie-dye, rolling wheelchairs and chasing a memory of peace and love flocked to Bethel, New York, for the weekend to mark the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, the music festival that defined 1960s counterculture....
19:52 2019-08-17

Mice Regain Their Sense of Smell After New Stem Cell Therapy Smells, like the tangy scent of the ocean or the acrid odor of smoke, are powerful cues that shape our memories and warn us of imminent threats. But for approximately 12 percent of Americans over the age of 40, this crucial sense is significantly reduced or absent altogether. While scientists are st...
18:13 2019-05-30

Tommy Orange: ‘Maybe Jack Kerouac made more sense for a different generation’ The Native American writer on the beauty of Samanta Schweblin’s Mouthful of Birds – and the author that everyone should readThe book I am currently readingI’m always reading too many books at once, but most notably: The Idiot by Elif Batuman, and I’ve just finished Mouthful of Birds by Samanta Schwe...
15:13 2019-05-31

Obama says U.S. gun laws 'don't make much sense,' claims 'anybody can buy any weapon any time' President Obama slammed U.S. gun laws on Thursday while speaking an event in Brazil, telling the audience that the laws "don't make much sense" and claimed that "anybody can buy any weapon any time."...
23:52 2019-05-31

Chris Davis’ freak-out on Orioles manager makes sense now BALTIMORE — Futile against the Yankees all season long in their own home, the Orioles turned on each other Wednesday night. A brutal, 14-2 loss to their chief AL East rivals, played in front of a sparse Camden Yards that featured primarily Yankees fans, hit a low point in the middle of the fifth inn...
07:26 2019-08-08

Making sense of evangelicals' support for Trump | Michael Massing If urban liberals can’t learn to empathize with religious Americans, they will help secure Trump’s second termHow can evangelicals support Donald Trump?That question continues to befuddle and exasperate liberals. How, they wonder, can a man who is twice divorced, a serial liar, a shameless boaster (...
16:00 2019-06-07

Doyel: Can't make sense of Colts signing Chad Kelly Indianapolis Colts went far out of character for a guy who probably won't play for them in troubled former Denver, Ole Miss and Clemson QB Chad Kelly.        ...
09:26 2019-05-30

Athletes are shot dead all the time in the US. It makes grim, tragic sense Three young athletes were shot to death in the last week alone. When you factor in race, guns and politics in the US, tragedies are inevitable“A senseless act of violence.” That’s how University of New Mexico athletic director Eddie Nuñez described the 4 May shooting death of 23-year-old UNM basebal...
14:52 2019-05-21

Bernie Sanders has 'deep sense of satisfaction' his positions are now 'centrist' among Dems Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, expressed he had "a deep sense of satisfaction" that the Democratic Party have embraced positions he previously held during the 2016 election. ...
16:39 2019-07-11

Artificial skin can sense 1000 times faster than human nerves An artificial skin inspired by the human nervous system can sense pressure and temperature. It has been tested on a robotic hand and improved the hand's ability to grasp a cup of coffee...
21:39 2019-07-17

Why reuniting DeMarcus Cousins, Anthony Davis with the L.A. Lakers makes so much sense When the pair played together in New Orleans, DeMarcus Cousins had one of the best years of his career and Anthony Davis averaged a career-high 28.1.       ...
01:52 2019-07-07

Germany's new refugee labor laws slammed as lacking common sense German lawmakers are set to pass a bundle of measures to make it easier to integrate migrants, but also deport rejected asylum-seekers. Experts say the laws not only send a mixed signal, but may even be unconstitutional....
06:52 2019-06-07

Slow-motion cursing, NBA ‘owners’ and Stanton: Sports make zero sense When I knew it was time to pack it in, Thursday night: ESPN’s scroll reported the Astros, after losing, 10-0 to the Pirates, have been “shut out twice this month — first time since April.” My goodness, why, that was, oh, way back to nearly a month ago! … Alexa, punch out my lights! As......
01:52 2019-06-30

"Common Sense" Measures, No Guns For "Sick People": Trump On US Shootings President Donald Trump on Friday urged "common sense" solutions to address gun violence after recent mass shootings but added that the views of the powerful National Rifle Association, which has long......
22:26 2019-08-09

100 best friends: Tyler Skaggs touched countless lives with big heart, sense of humor The Angels lost a left-hander gradually coming into his own after an injury-pocked career, a teammate as revered for his humor as his heater.       ...
22:00 2019-07-03

‘Use a bit of common sense’: A gender-reveal party stunt ends with a car erupting in flames Gender-reveal burnouts are starting to become popular with car enthusiasts in Australia. But officials say the stunts are dangerous and shouldn’t be tried at home....
18:26 2019-07-10

Boycott by Whites of South African Restaurant Reflects Growing Sense of Grievance Many Afrikaners are spurning a once-cherished restaurant chain to protest its banning of a white man. The boycott has drawn “an eye roll” among many black South Africans....
11:52 2019-06-29

Salesforce open sources research to advance state of the art in AI for common sense reasoning Deep learning is great for many applications, but common sense reasoning is not one of them. New research from Salesforce promises to alleviate this, advancing previous results by a considerable margin....
19:13 2019-06-27

This Celebrity Friendship Makes So Much Sense When You Realize It’s Stranger Things Season 3 Come to Life At first glance, David Harbour and Patton Oswalt may seem like your regular old, run-of-the-mill celebrity buddies. But it turns out that their friendship may have a Stranger Things connection that even they didn’t know about. As was pointed out by Twitter user Trevor White on Sunday, Harbour ...
21:13 2019-07-22

Damaged sense of smell fixed in mice by squirting stem cells up nose Stem cell therapy delivered through nasal droplets can restore a sense of smell in mice – but it will take time to develop a safe nasal spray for humans...
18:26 2019-05-30

Meet the Deepfake Zuck, Same as the Flesh Zuck Mark Zuckerberg may be famed for looking and acting like a (slightly damp) synthetic being trying to infiltrate human society, but a team of artists working with advertising company Canny appears to built a software version of the Facebook CEO that could one day threaten to make hardware Zuckerberg ...
05:39 2019-06-12

The Creators Of ‘Blackfish’ Are Releasing A New Documentary About How, On Second Thought, SeaWorld Doesn’t Make Sense Without Whales Few documentaries have been as successful as Blackfish at generating outrage and inciting real change, but despite its impact and critical acclaim, it appears as if its creators no longer stand by their work: The filmmakers behind Blackfish are releasing a new documentary about how, on second though...
21:52 2019-07-16

Making sense of chaos? Algos scour social media for clues to crypto moves After months of relative calm in cryptocurrency markets, bitcoin exploded back into life in April with its sharpest price jump in over a year - but few people could convincingly explain why....
11:39 2019-07-17

Opinion: Why Mack Brown's return to North Carolina at age 67 makes perfect sense Mack Brown was out of coaching for five seasons and at age 67 it seemed his career was over. But his return to North Carolina makes perfect sense.       ...
18:52 2019-07-17

Opinion: World Cup ticket debacle shows FIFA lacks not only a conscience but common sense Two weeks before the World Cup, fans learn tickets purchased together aren't necessarily together in stadiums. And FIFA isn't doing much to fix this.        ...
04:52 2019-05-23

Syria: Urgent, concrete actions needed, to protect children too young to ‘make sense of this senseless war’ New firsthand reporting by UN staff in Syria reveals “increasingly horrific brutality” by all parties in the de-escalation area of the country’s northwest, causing “significant civilian causalities” and hundreds of thousands displaced, a senior humanitarian official said on Thursday. ...
23:39 2019-06-06

Why it makes sense to see Apple’s new login button in iPhone apps that support Google and Facebook logins Apple unveiling its “Sign In with Apple” button during its iOS 13 presentation at WWDC on Monday was arguably one of the most exciting moments of the keynote. Similar in design and functionality with the same login buttons that we keep seeing around the web and in apps with Google and Fa...
15:26 2019-06-05

The Naked Truth: Were Whoopi Goldberg’s Opinions on the Risks of Nude Photos Victim Blaming or Common Sense? Kids, we need to talk. Namely, we need to talk about a modern phenomenon with some very well-documented consequences: sharing nude photos....
22:26 2019-06-19

Senior China diplomat says important for U.S.-China to meet face-to-face Senior Chinese diplomat Wang Yi, who meet with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday, said it was important for China and the United States to meet face-to-face and cooperate no matter how many problems may arise....
12:52 2019-08-01

Can you get fit in virtual reality? Music is pounding. Neon lights are flashing all around me. I duck, dodge, and side-step, my hands lash out in every direction. But this isn’t some new martial arts fitness craze or a high-energy spin class. It’s a VR game called Beat Saber that I’m playing on the Oculus Quest he...
14:00 2019-07-21

Bear scare: teens come face-to-face with black bear (KCRA) Two teenage boys said they learned an important lesson after finding a bear inside their vacation home in Truckee, California. Hayes Sherman and Bobby Harden were watching TV Saturday when they heard loud rummaging coming from the kitchen. Turns out, it was a 250-pound black bear raiding the ...
06:52 2019-08-21

Mets’ new reality is sadly here This was, in its way, as bad a harbinger of what’s to come for the Mets as anything else. There was no drama this time, no tragic plot twist tinged with a little sitcom. There never was a lead to blow: early, late, in-between. Most of the energy in evidence on the field was generated......
08:26 2019-07-04

A Reality Check for Sea Ranch Demographic shifts. Climate change. The internet. “Sea Ranch is changing, like our society,” said the architect Mary Griffin. “We simply can’t build the way we did even 20 years ago.”...
22:52 2019-06-11

How 5G could improve augmented reality We all know by now that 5G is going to be a big deal. The next generation mobile network will provide ubiquitous gigabit connection speeds, extremely low latency and unrestricted capacity.In fact, it’s rather difficult to imagine a modern industry that won’t be positively affected by 5...
12:13 2019-06-01

Red Sox can’t hide from their sad Yankees reality It was only a week ago that the dream seemed possible. The Red Sox had crept within eight games of the Yankees in the AL East, having bludgeoned them in the first three games of a four-game set at Fenway Park. Now, it seems like a fantasy. The Red Sox haven’t won since last Saturday......
21:39 2019-08-03

The Ruthless Reality of Amazon's One-Day Shipping Amazon has rapidly expanded its internal shipping services as the company shifts toward one-day delivery shipping from its default two-day shipping service. The company is pledging to spend $800 million this quarter to achieve one-day delivery as the default shipping option for all prime members. Bu...
17:39 2019-06-14

Graphic Novels That Twist Reality This Way and That In his latest Graphic Content column Ed Park looks at Daria Tessler’s “Cult of the Ibis” and “Tumult,” by John Harris Dunning and Michael Kennedy — two surreal adventures....
17:52 2019-07-31

Americans think 1-in-4 are gay or lesbian, five times reality Americans believe that nearly a quarter of the nation is gay or lesbian, and women and younger people think nearly 3-in-10 are LGBT, according to a new survey....
22:13 2019-06-27

Securing the new reality: why AR and VR security should be a top priority Organisations and consumers alike are excited by the new services and experiences promised by Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR). In hospitals, for example, medical students are already using AR headsets to improve the depth and effectiveness of their training. Looking to the future, me...
12:26 2019-05-24

Augmented Reality Is Now in Your Phone, Eyeglasses and Car If you dodged real-world trash cans to chase virtual monsters during the Pokemon Go craze, you experienced augmented reality. Sixty years after fighter pilots used the precursor to AR technology, the ability to view the world enhanced with digital imagery is now available in the dashboard of your ca...
07:52 2019-07-24

With the help of virtual reality, a massage on the beach is possible Esqapes immersive relaxation combines VR with massage therapy to give people the ability to relax at their favorite vacation destination.       ...
21:13 2019-08-01

Donnie Wahlberg starved for Vincent Gray in 'Sixth Sense,' wanted to play him naked Donnie Wahlberg had to prove himself, and suffer for real, playing Vincent Gray in "The Sixth Sense" 20 years ago. "I went to a really dark place."        ...
13:00 2019-08-17

Donnie Wahlberg reflects on his all-consuming 'Sixth Sense' journey playing Vincent Gray Donnie Wahlberg had to prove himself, and suffer for real, playing Vincent Gray in "The Sixth Sense" 20 years ago. "I went to a really dark place."        ...
21:26 2019-08-05

'Space Invaders' movie is closer to becoming a reality Warner Bros. bought the movie rights to Space Invaders years ago, and now it looks ready to do something with the classic alien-blasting franchise. Deadline reports that Warner's New Line Cinema is advancing production on the film, with Mortal Komba......
07:13 2019-07-14

Dreams becomes reality: the game that can make an artist out of anyone Digital artist Dan Hett explores the Dreamiverse, a galaxy of games, music, art and ideas created by players in a limitless virtual art studioAs a digital artist and experimental games designer, I was one of the first in line to dive into Dreams – a PlayStation 4 game that aims to give everyone the ...
13:52 2019-05-23

Fireworks for Retail Stocks Are a Dose of Reality The gap between winners and losers in retail is becoming clearer, but some investors have been caught out making wrong-way bets this quarter, leading to massive volatility....
15:26 2019-05-28

D-Day joy, hell told anew with virtual reality CAEN, France — The emotion of being liberated from Nazi occupation was so sweet and intense that the French refugees burst into song, a spontaneous rendition of “La Marseillaise” that echoed around the underground network of dank, dark tunnels where they had been sheltering for weeks since D-Day, am...
23:13 2019-05-29

The Move to Make Hyperloop Travel a Reality While technology has made it possible to stream any video and hail a car from almost anywhere, it still hasn’t been able to make the travel experience any less terrible....
10:26 2019-05-23

D-Day for civilians told anew with virtual reality Archeologists using laser scanning are mapping caves where French civilians sheltered on D-Day and in the battle of Normandy. The data is then turned into 3-D models allowing viewers to see for themselves the network of caves used on D-Day. (May 29)        ...
10:13 2019-05-29

TNW’s mid-2019 guide to virtual reality hardware Virtual reality is a booming technology. Like artificial intelligence and blockchain, it’s on a meteoric rise and every big tech company on the planet wants in. But there’s more to VR than market value and technical specifications. Hardware such as the Oculus Quest and games such as Beat Saber are b...
10:26 2019-07-10

Snap's Spectacles 3 are made for augmented reality Snap's Spectacles 2 were functionally better, but not a revolution -- and they were still a bit dowdy. Its latest attempt at smart eyewear might fare better, though. The social service has unveiled Spectacles 3 glasses that include dual HD cameras......
21:13 2019-08-13

Nets embracing their new reality: ‘Now it’s championship talk’ LAS VEGAS — While Caris LeVert and Taurean Prince are close friends with Kevin Durant, they both downplayed any role they had in luring him to the Nets. What they didn’t downplay, however, were the team’s new championship aspirations. After landing Durant, Kyrie Irving and DeAndre Jordan in free age...
11:39 2019-07-08

Bitter Reality Is Setting in for Europe's Airlines So much for hopes that European airlines will finally put their house in order and rival the profitability of U.S. peers. A big profit warning from Lufthansa—the top European carrier by passengers—is the latest sign that this won’t happen anytime soon....
15:52 2019-06-17

Yankees address Giancarlo Stanton’s new reality Giancarlo Stanton is due to make his return to the Yankees on Tuesday following a string of injuries and Aaron Judge is expected back at some point during the current homestand — possibly by the end of this week. “I talked to him actually before [Sunday’s] game and he’s doing fine,” Aaron Boone said...
05:13 2019-06-18

Negative U.S. bond yields may become reality: PIMCO Investors may have to grapple with the possibility of the once-unthinkable becoming reality - negative U.S. Treasury bond yields, according to money manager Pacific Investment Management Co (PIMCO)....
20:52 2019-08-07

Niantic’s view of the future of augmented reality Ross Finman, head of AR at Niantic, talked with gaming personality Blair Herter about the future of augmented reality at GamesBeat Summit 2019.Read More...
15:00 2019-05-26

Yankees’ dose of reality comes with some good news It could have been a whole lot worse. In addition to getting embarrassed 19-5 by the Indians in front of 44,654 on Thursday night in The Bronx, the Yankees could have watched Aaron Judge suffer a serious injury to his left wrist while diving for a Jason Kipnis double in the sixth inning with the......
13:26 2019-08-16

Nets’ Kyrie Irving splash about to become reality The Nets are on the verge of bringing Kyrie Irving home as the biggest free-agent coup in their history. Irving will meet with the Nets on Sunday, and when free agency tips off at 6 p.m., they will look to hammer out a four-year, $141 million maximum deal. The Post reported mutual interest for month...
01:52 2019-06-30

| UK urges EU to reflect 'political reality' on Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government has urged EU leaders again to drop their opposition to renegotiating the terms of Brexit, claiming recent European elections required a change of approach....
19:00 2019-08-04

How AMLO’s Plans to Transform Mexico Ran Into Reality Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador rode to a landslide election victory in July 2018 by promising to transform Mexico. AMLO, as he’s known, pledged to restore security, end corruption, spur development and change how Mexicans view their leader. He inherited a slowing economy and a bellige...
09:13 2019-07-25

ITV chiefs summoned by MPs in reality shows probe ITV's bosses have been summoned to gi‎ve evidence to a parliamentary probe into reality television launched in the wake of the death of a guest on The Jeremy Kyle Show....
21:26 2019-06-06

The Oculus Quest Is How Virtual Reality Should Work Within 15 minutes of opening the package containing the Oculus Quest, Facebook’s new standalone virtual reality headset, I was playing a game. I wasn’t playing some watered-down mobile phone app or preinstalled demo, but a full-featured, console-quality VR game. This is great....
23:52 2019-06-04

How to make cloud expectations meet reality Digital transformation has well and truly become a requirement for businesses to thrive and the cloud is a key enabler for meeting this, delivering scalability, reducing costs, and laying the foundation for innovation. Yet the complexity that comes with migrating to the cloud means the reality is fa...
18:52 2019-07-03

How well do Boris Johnson's claims stack up against reality? Tory leadership favourite could be party leader and PM in just over three weeks’ timeDespite enduring a tumultuous week, Boris Johnson remains the overwhelming favourite to become the next Conservative leader, and thus prime minister, in just over three weeks from now. So what can we expect from a J...
22:52 2019-06-28

What it’s like to play virtual-reality tennis at Wimbledon I’m no Coco Gauff. At 29 years old, I’m almost twice the tennis phenom’s age with, generously, one-gazillionth of her skill. That gap became abundantly clear when I tried my forehand at virtual-reality tennis at Wimbledon. It was a not-so-grand slam. The fun game, called Champion’s Rally, is located...
21:39 2019-07-09

Mixed reality will help us navigate labyrinthine hospitals In ten years I’m confident that we’ll all be surprised by the innovative application of VR and AR for wayfinding in healthcare and many other industries.Read More...
03:52 2019-08-02

Streamers such as Netflix have a lot to gain from competitive reality shows Netflix's new reality competition "Blown Away" doesn't just add danger and drama to the art of glassblowing, it shows what streamers can gain....
21:52 2019-08-01

La Llorona: An In-depth Investigation into the Reality of the Mexican Legend Of all the Latin American folktales and legends, none are more prolific and well-known as that of La Llorona. Long before its latest movie incarnation, “The Curse of La Llorona” ...
06:26 2019-05-25

Mets can no longer hide from their trade-deadline reality MIAMI — After a four-day break from the grind, harsh reality beckons the Mets on Friday. Once a team that had designs on competing for the postseason, this disappointing bunch will begin the second half closer to last place than third in the NL East and wondering who among the group is about to play...
02:13 2019-07-12

Walmart uses virtual reality to test new store managers Virtual reality headsets are being used to test Walmart employee knowledge and leadership skills when hiring new managers.       ...
13:26 2019-07-08

37th Munich Film Festival: The power of reality Focusing on socially critical cinema, the 2019 Munich Film Festival shows the consequences of globalization — in both fictional and documentary films. But the directors also seek to entertain....
14:39 2019-06-28

Apple triples down on augmented reality, but it will be a tough sell Apple's new AR software puts humans into the picture and mixes animation and real life. The company hopes developers use tools to create awesome apps.        ...
14:39 2019-06-06

Why Asia’s Banking Hubs Are Making Virtual a Reality Long gone are the days when banking meant having to stand in line at crowded branches to cash a check or apply for a loan. Automated teller machines, the internet and mobile apps mean many people hardly ever step foot inside their bank. So-called virtual banks question the need for brick-and-mortar ...
18:13 2019-07-31

Accept reality, Serbia does not control Kosovo: Vucic Serbia needs to accept that it has lost control over Kosovo, its former southern province, and it must seek a compromise to normalize ties with Pristina, President Aleksandar Vucic told parliament in unusually blunt terms on Monday....
22:39 2019-05-27

No Man's Sky's Beyond Update Fulfills The Childhood Dream Of Virtual Reality You look left and see a giant alien behemoth. You look right and see your spaceship. And then you re-adjust your virtual reality helmet to account for all the head turning you just did. That’s the dream, right? At least that’s what Kirk assured me and Jason on this week’s episode of Kotaku Splitscre...
00:26 2019-08-23

There’s a new Minecraft game coming, and it’s played entirely in augmented reality You'll be able to build structures and worlds on your table with friends... [credit: Microsoft ] Microsoft may believe it has made augmented reality's killer app: the just-announced Minecra...
14:52 2019-05-21

David Lynch: ‘It’s important to go out and feel the so-called reality’ The cult director of Blue Velvet is soon to bring his creative vision to Manchester international festival. But how does he get his ideas?David Lynch is best known for his strange, beguiling, often nightmarish work for cinema and television – films such as Blue Velvet and Mulholland Drive and the TV...
11:13 2019-06-30

Phil Mickelson acknowledging grim US Open reality Phil Mickelson has come to the conclusion that his dream for a U.S. Open and the career grand slam is likely over. Mickelson, a six-time U.S. Open runner-up, seems to realize he just had his last best chance to win the one major title that has eluded him. Mickelson, a five-time winner at the Pebble....
13:00 2019-06-20

Living on a shoestring: the reality of tennis below the world of Wimbledon The grind of travelling on a tight budget and having to pay coaches can pay a heavy price on both body and mindMoments after losing a tight, gruelling first-round battle in the qualifying rounds of Wimbledon, Alexandra Cadantu silently exited the court alone, her head bowed and eyes clenched shut. S...
13:00 2019-06-30

HTC sees mixed reality as the next “disruptive technology” after smartphones HTC expects mixed reality, the combination of virtual reality and augmented reality, to become the next “disruptive technology.”“There are some technical hurdles now such as resolution and tracking the ability to move forward but we want to overcome that. Vive Reality is the abi...
15:52 2019-06-30

"Time For Pak To Accept Reality," Says India After Its Kashmir Move Pakistan should accept reality and stop meddling India's internal affairs, the foreign ministry said on Friday as Islamabad continued its pushback against New Delhi's decision to scrap Jammu and......
13:13 2019-08-09

Google Maps adds augmented reality navigation – and you can try it now Google has launched a new augmented reality (AR) navigation tool for Google Maps, which will guide you to your destination by superimposing arrows over real-world footage from your phone's camera.Last week, it was discovered that Apple has applied for a patent for AR directions that would overl...
16:13 2019-08-08

Rodney Dangerfield's Back To School is becoming a reality show According to Variety, some parents who have been getting heyyy, no respect, no respect at all from their college-aged children may soon have a recourse in the form of a new “docu-series” inspired by Rodney Dangerfield’s hit 1986 comedy film Back To School. Like the movie, the series will be about pa...
03:13 2019-06-18

Reality check: Scheer wants Canada to be ‘energy independent.’ Is this possible? Andrew Scheer is touting energy independence as a path to economic prosperity for Canada, a goal he says could be achieved through a dedicated, coast-to-coast right-of-way specifically set aside for energy infrastructure projects like pipelines and long-distance electricity transmission lines....
16:39 2019-05-30

The US Open reality Phil Mickelson can no longer escape PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — They sang “Happy Birthday” again to Phil Mickelson at the U.S. Open on Sunday, but it’s becoming to sound like more of a curse than a blessing. Mickelson turned 49 on Sunday, but any celebrating had to wait until after his final round at Pebble Beach. Otherwise, this birthday ...
03:52 2019-06-17

Google puts augmented reality animals in its Search app If you Google certain animals, you might just come across an augmented reality surprise in your results. The tech giant has rolled out a new card for Search that can put animal virtual animals in the real world, so long as you have an AR-enabled phon......
00:13 2019-06-02

Remote Control Dogs Are Now a Reality Thanks to This Haptic Vest You know how you instinctively reach for your pocket every time you feel your phone vibrating with a notification? Researchers at Ben-Gurion University in Israel have harnessed that same reflex to create what is essentially a remote control dog that receives silent commands and signals through a vib...
19:26 2019-07-23

Huawei’s Android replacement is one step closer to becoming a reality Huawei is getting closer, it seems, to the day when it will begin relying on a Plan B mobile operating system to replace the reliance it’s enjoyed up to this point on Google’s Android, which the Chinese consumer electronics giant is in danger of losing access to soon thanks to US sanctio...
05:13 2019-06-14

Lampard admits Chelsea received 'reality check' "Chelsea manager Frank Lampard\u0027s Premier League debut as manager of the club with whom he enjoyed so much success as a player ended in a 4-0 defeat at Manchester United on Sunday and the 41-year-old accepting his team had received a \u0027reality check\u0027."...
00:52 2019-08-12

Why the Democratic Debates Are Starting to Feel Like a Reality Show The Democratic National Committee has all but encouraged performative breakout moments, and candidates must try to go viral or risk being left behind....
14:52 2019-07-19

It's a Reality TV Junkie's Dream Come True: BravoCon Is Happening Move over comic cons, the Real Housewives are coming. Bravo announced the first ever BravoCon is happening in November 2019 in New York City. Complete with stars from The Real Housewives......
02:39 2019-05-23

Volvo designers are driving around in mixed-reality headsets I'm sitting in a Volvo XC60 in Italy when a moose appears from out of a doorway. Except that none of this is real. I'm actually sat in an office chair in a San Francisco office building, wearing Varjo's XR-1 mixed-reality headset. It's a ridiculous s......
18:00 2019-05-29

Virtual reality experiences can help ease severe pain (Reuters Health) - Playing virtual reality games or relaxing in a virtual nature setting might help ease chronic pain, particularly when symptoms are severe, a new experiment suggests....
01:00 2019-08-15

Samsung may develop foldable augmented reality glasses Samsung is exploring the possibility of developing augmented reality glasses, based on one of its latest patent applications first spotted by Patently Apple. The documentation the tech giant submitted to the US Patent & Trademark Office shows fol......
06:52 2019-07-13

Viveport – the Netflix for VR – comes to Windows Mixed Reality headsets Windows Mixed Reality headsets are about to get even better for gamers with the Viveport subscription service officially supporting the affordable virtual reality (VR) headsets starting June 5.Viveport is a an online store and subscription service for VR games made by HTC, and was originally launche...
20:26 2019-05-29

In Delaying Tariffs, Trump Faces Up to Economic Reality President Trump insists China is paying the full cost of his tariffs. But his decision to push some of them off until December is an admission of their impact on American consumers....
21:52 2019-08-14

Macy's Turnaround Hits Harsh Retail Reality Macy’s lowered its full-year earnings outlook after missing profit expectations in the latest quarter, even though it reported growth in a key sales metric....
00:13 2019-08-15

Maneater is like a silly Jaws Revenge: The Reality Show The open-world action RPG is part Grand Theft Auto and part National Geographic documentary. You play as a shark that only gets bigger the more you eat.Read More...
04:39 2019-06-20

Fears become a reality for retail with a fourth round of tariffs Many consumer products, like clothing, shoes and electronics have been spared from the last three rounds of tariffs. But the remaining $300 billion of China-made goods will capture it all....
18:39 2019-08-02

Despite fashion's living wage pledges, low pay still a reality, study says Report finds brands use living wage rhetoric to improve social sustainability perceptionCommitments by global fashion brands to pay the living wage are not translating into “meaningful change on the ground”, a study has found.A report by the University of Sheffield said that, despite ambitious publi...
14:52 2019-05-30

Warriors president faces his sad Kevin Durant reality If he could do it all over again, Bob Myers wouldn’t change a thing. The Warriors President of Basketball Operations spoke for the first time Monday since Kevin Durant joined the Brooklyn Nets, claiming he did all he could to convince Durant to stay. “You do the best you can,” Myers told reporters. ...
03:13 2019-07-16

Nreal Light mixed reality smartglasses will debut for $500 Nreal is launching its Nreal Light augmented reality smartglasses for $500. It is one of the first lightweight AR glasses with a bright display.Read More...
21:00 2019-05-30

Virtual reality seems like a great place for sniping, doesn’t it? Virtual reality seems like a great place for sniping, doesn’t it? Rebellion and Just Add Water team up for Sniper Elite VR for PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift, SteamVR and Viveport. Set just before the events of Sniper Elite 4, it’s got a brand new story by Tony Schumacher  and all the x-ray kills you c...
22:39 2019-06-11

'It’s like we’re not even human': the reality of being a trans black woman in America A spate of murders in Texas has triggered old traumas and the harsh reminder of just how dangerous being trans black woman isLeShay Weeks almost didn’t make it to the party. For 18 years, she has managed to avoid the south Dallas intersection where her friend Teniesha Johnson was murdered in front o...
18:39 2019-06-27

Bundesliga club Union Berlin: Between idealism and reality Union Berlin hold cult status for many fans as a club that stands for more than just football. Yet before Union's historic first Bundesliga season, the balance between tradition and reality is already being challenged....
16:13 2019-08-16

Apple reveals ARKit 3 with RealityKit and Reality Composer Following past tradition, Apple is using WWDC to unveil new augmented reality initiatives, coming on the heels of ARKit 1.0 and 2.0 at prior years' events.Read More...
00:39 2019-06-04

D-Day joy, hell for civilians told anew with virtual reality Archeologists using laser scanning are mapping caves where thousands of French civilians sheltered on D-Day and in the battle of Normandy that followed...
15:52 2019-05-29

CHEAP: Suck it, reality — Samsung’s Odyssey+ VR headset has $200 off Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! The world sucks. You know it, I know it, and your dentist even knows it. That’s why it’s so important we all start spending a lot more time in virtual reality (VR). There, things don’t need to suck. Well, what a ...
12:00 2019-06-14

Here's some iconic reality TV moments reimagined as ASMR lullabies ASMR clips are a kind of video that some fall asleep to, or gain some sort of relaxing comfort from for a lot of people. It’s pretty popular, but it can also give you the willies if you’re on the other spectrum of the ASMR opinion circle. ASMR stands for “Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response,” and i...
01:00 2019-06-15

Using virtual reality could make you a better person in real life If you’ve ever participated in a virtual reality (VR) experience, you might have found yourself navigating the virtual world as an avatar. If you haven’t, you probably recognize the experience from its portrayal in film and on television. Popular media has brought us characters like Jake Sully in Av...
10:26 2019-07-24

Your new reality TV addiction? A show about artisanal glass-blowing It’s niche, it’s pretentious and it’s full of cliches. But Netflix’s Blown Away is so hilariously absurd that simply everyone has to see itMasterChef is old hat. The Apprentice has been rendered unpalatable thanks to its tendency to validate genuine monsters. Quite frankly, you have room for a new k...
02:39 2019-07-13

Reality is going to stall for some time the advent of driverless cars Rolling out autonomous cars across the U.S. will require a coordinated, multi-jurisdictional effort to address governmental, institutional and legal inconsistencies....
23:13 2019-08-02

Dreams: The PS4 game that lets you design and share your own reality Dreams, a groundbreaking new Playstation 4 game, lets everyone build their own exciting worlds by playing at being a developer - only without all that coding...
15:39 2019-05-21

Super Smash Bros. UItimate Now Has Virtual Reality Support It wasn’t great with Mario or Zelda, but hey, let’s see if adding a dash of virtual reality to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, via Nintendo Labo, adds anything to the experience....
03:52 2019-05-31

Crypto Twitter responds to the reality of Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Following months of speculation, Facebook finally confirmed the release of Libra next year. The tech giant also unveiled details about Calibra, its corresponding custodial digital wallet, but failed to provide specifics about its launch plans. Given the buildup to the announcement, it didn’t take lo...
18:26 2019-06-18

Actress charged after catching endangered clams on reality TV show BANGKOK — A South Korean actress has been charged in Thailand with catching endangered giant clams while participating in a reality TV show and could face up to four years in prison if found guilty, an official said Friday. Actress Lee Yeol-eum cheered as she caught the three giant shellfish in a Th...
17:00 2019-07-08

Centre's Advisory Over "Indecent" Portrayal Of Children In Reality Shows The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has asked all private satellite TV channels to avoid showing children in an indecent, suggestive and inappropriate manner in dance reality shows or other such......
12:39 2019-06-18

Karan Johar Will Host a Dating Reality Show for Netflix Netflix has announced a new dating reality show called 'What The Love? With Karan Johar', which will be produced by BBC Studios India. The 47-year-old Bollywood producer-director will serve as......
08:52 2019-05-27

Virtual reality helps police learn to interact with autistic WASHINGTON (AP) — Police officers are now using virtual reality to learn the best ways to interact with people who suffer from autism and de-escalate situations that could quickly turn awry. A new training simulation using virtual reality headsets is being rolled out by Axon, the company best known ...
10:26 2019-05-24

Snap, in augmented reality push, launches new Spectacles version Snap Inc said Tuesday it will launch a new version of its Spectacles sunglasses that will have the capability of capturing photos and videos and uploading them directly to its unit Snapchat....
04:39 2019-08-14

Antony Gormley’s virtual reality adventure lets you ski on the moon Best known for his figures celebrating the human form, Antony Gormley’s latest endeavour is an epic virtual reality project letting you fly through space...
14:33 2019-05-21

Mets lose Jeff McNeil in tough reality check ATLANTA — The energy that had buoyed the Mets during their consecutive winning streaks over the last three weeks was conspicuously absent Tuesday. But the sting of a bad night at the office was dull in comparison to the possibility their best pure hitter will be lost for an extended period. Jeff McN...
13:26 2019-08-14

Nreal's mixed reality glasses will cost $499 and ship this year First unveiled at CES 2019, Nreal's Light mixed reality glasses are almost ready for their commercial debut. According to the Chinese startup behind the glasses, they'll cost $499 and a limited quantity will ship to customers sometime this year. They......
01:52 2019-05-31

Dance turn-off: why Sean Spicer shouldn't become a reality TV star The inclusion of Trump’s former press secretary in the new season of Dancing with the Stars has led to online fury and threats of a boycottDancing with the Stars has weathered its fair share of controversies over the years. It managed to survive when it hired Bristol Palin in 2010. It clung on when ...
18:26 2019-08-22

Japan's Digital Pop Stars Blur Line Between Virtual and Reality Known as VTubers, and animated by real people, they have become embedded in Japanese culture, acting as live performers, corporate PR officials and surrogate children....
16:00 2019-08-22

Change in No 10 will not alter Brexit reality, warns Irish deputy PM Simon Coveney says there is no chance of backstop being scrapped under new UK leaderA change in British prime minister will not shift the fundamental realities of Brexit, Ireland’s deputy PM has warned, saying there is no chance of the EU ditching or watering down the Irish backstop.Wholesale change...
13:52 2019-07-21

Think Republicans are disconnected from reality? It's even worse among liberals | Arlie Hochschild A new survey found Democrats live with less political diversity despite being more tolerant of it – with startling resultsIn a surprising new national survey, members of each major American political party were asked what they imagined to be the beliefs held by members of the other. The survey asked...
13:52 2019-07-21

Dave Gettleman’s worst reputation became Landon Collins’ reality The pattern is established. Dave Gettleman becomes the boss. There is little communication between boss and established veterans. Established veterans become cast-offs. It happened in Carolina, where cogs like DeAngelo Williams, Steve Smith and Josh Norman were let go (before Gettleman was), William...
00:26 2019-05-22

Google invests in augmented reality tech startup Hello TeamSolar Hello TeamSolar has partnered with Google to create augmented reality (AR) technology focused on customized experiences in particular locations.Read More...
20:00 2019-06-05

Dream of Retiring Abroad? The Reality: Medicare Doesn’t Travel Well More U.S. retirees are moving away, and they are finding that Medicare doesn’t pay for health care outside the country. The solution: Mixing coverages....
12:52 2019-07-18

A virtual reality massage center will open in Los Angeles this week Los Angeles residents will soon be able to float off into distant worlds while their aches are soothed in a virtual reality massage center, which opening this Friday, July 5th. At the outset, the Esqapes Immersive Relaxation Center, supposedly the fi......
22:13 2019-07-01

Koala conservation goes high-tech with virtual reality and drones An Australian project has demonstrated airborne thermal cameras and virtual reality could much more accurately pinpoint where koalas live, and improve conservation efforts...
12:00 2019-05-31

Incredible new iOS 13 FaceTime feature fixes your eye contact with augmented reality A new feature found in the third beta version of iOS 13 has begun attracting attention because it promises to bring some augmented reality magic to your FaceTime calls — specifically, to the way many of us on calls are seen by the other party to be looking down at the screen, instead of lookin...
20:26 2019-07-03

The bigger they are, the harder they fall — WeWork and Uber’s fight against reality We now know that Uber is worth one of two amounts: precisely $68.95bn or absolutely anything. Never before has a company both been a worthless empty assetless cathedral to hope over unit economics and an invaluable first mover stake in the future of all human mobility.   San Francisco is a city buil...
11:39 2019-07-01

I turned my bedroom into a cinema for shitty reality TV with this easy-to-use projector I have several passions that I would say define the core of my personality: Hawaiian pizza, scatological talk, and reality TV. When I was given the chance to review the Leisure 510 projector from Vankyo, I knew immediately what I would use it for: building the reality TV cinema of my dreams. And by ...
07:00 2019-08-14

Reality check: Declaring a climate emergency sends a message but does little The symbolic vote came just hours before the government is set to announce its decision on whether to let the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion proceed....
21:26 2019-06-18

Varjo's technology is like a magic leap forward in augmented reality In a nondescript headquarters building on a quiet side street in Helsinki, with a modest amount of startup capital, Finland’s Varjo has put together a headset that offers a major advance in augmented, or “mixed” reality. ZDNet traveled to Finland and gave it a try....
05:39 2019-08-13

If Amit Shah Said, Will Be Reality: Anurag Thakur On Removing Article 370 Union minister and BJP parliamentarian Anurag Thakur on Friday said Article 370, which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir, would be scrapped as his party president Amit Shah has promised so....
20:26 2019-06-07

YouTube rolls out augmented reality for viewers to virtually try on makeup YouTube will allow viewers to virtually try on makeup using an augmented reality program called AR Beauty Try-On. MAC Cosmetics is the first company to launch a campaign using it....
20:52 2019-06-20

England Lionesses get 'reality check' for World Cup from Royal Marines • ‘There were men who had their legs blown off’ – Beth Mead• Team-building activities took place at St George’s ParkToni Duggan and Beth Mead have spoken of the “reality check” they got from spending a night with the Royal Marines as the England team get stuck into their World Cup preparations.“Ther...
01:26 2019-05-24

Guidemaster: Is Valve Index the best virtual reality system to buy in 2019? Enlarge / Front row: PlayStation VR, Oculus Quest, Valve Index, Oculus Rift S. Back row: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive Pro. (Only headsets from the front row made our recommended-in-2019 list.) (credit: Sam Machkovech) Virtual reality as a consumer-grade tech isn't going anywhere if the PC gamin...
19:52 2019-06-28

TV Scoop Awards 2019: Vote for the Best Reality and Talk Shows Let's get real. Today's TV Scoop Awards polls are all about the reality shows, the competition shows, the talk and variety shows that give you a bit of a break from the drama of......
23:39 2019-07-23

Windows Mixed Reality headsets are disappearing from the Microsoft Store [Update: Microsoft has given official comment, which we've added to the article below – but there's still no word on whether these disappearing headsets will be returning to the store.]Microsoft may be having a change of heart when it comes to its range of Windows Mixed Reality head...
14:00 2019-06-28

Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ ignores reality in the Middle East The Trump administration's solution to the Palestine-Israel conflict will be unveiled later this month in Bahrain— and a critical UN program for Palestinian refugees may be at risk....
11:39 2019-06-21

Samsung could still be planning to launch a pair of augmented reality specs Gadget makers aren't giving up on the idea of getting Google Glass-style augmented reality specs on our faces, with a recently filed Samsung patent the latest evidence that more of these wearable devices are on the way.Spotted by Patently Apple, the filing shows a fairly standard design for a p...
14:26 2019-07-13

A fourth Matrix movie is exactly the kind of rabbit hole reality needs right now With its ‘red pill’ imagery co-opted by incels, how nice that Lana Wachowski, a trans woman, could give the original a sequel it deservesOf the 10 highest-grossing films of 2019, only one – Jordan Peele’s Us – isn’t part of a franchise. Few jaws will have hit the floor, then, at the wholly un-flabbe...
22:13 2019-08-21

Virtual reality: how women are taking a leading role in the sector Despite a well-documented gender imbalance within the tech industry, a recent survey suggests that when it comes to VR, women are starting to take up leadership roles in greater numbersWhen the Arab spring uprising began in 2010, film-maker Tamara Shogaolu was living in Egypt. As she travelled aroun...
04:13 2019-05-29

Augmented reality offers an exciting future for Hollywood blockbusters There is a space for bigger than life illusions that can update a process, cut costs, and provide a powerful user experience…without headsets or gogglesRead More...
17:39 2019-06-08

Wife of reality TV bounty hunter in medically induced coma HONOLULU (AP) — The wife of reality TV bounty hunter Duane “Dog” Chapman is in a medically induced coma. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Sunday that Beth Chapman is in the intensive care unit of Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu. A representative for the family released a st...
05:39 2019-06-24

Harry Potter Augmented-Reality Game Is Off to a Slow Start The new mobile game “Harry Potter: Wizards Unite” is off to a lackluster start, signaling another missed opportunity to drive mainstream adoption of augmented reality, the much-hyped technology the app showcases....
21:26 2019-06-27

Bernie Sanders guarantee that everybody will be able to go to any doctor or hospital has no basis in reality Sen. Bernie Sanders made many defenses of his healthcare plan that rested on shaky ground, but one of his most egregious statements was that "under our plan, people go to any doctor they want, any hospital they want."...
05:00 2019-06-28

Here’s a reality check on NASA’s Artemis Moon landing program Enlarge / Artist's concept of a lunar lander. (credit: NASA) On Tuesday morning, NASA conducted what appears to have been a highly successful test of the launch escape system for its Orion capsule—a piece of the hardware needed to safely fly humans to the Moon. This test, in concert with the loomi...
16:52 2019-07-03

Volvo: Mixed-reality tool is car development 'game changer' Volvo says the tool will allow designers and engineers to drive next-generation vehicles years before they exist, saving time and money while improving safety....
18:13 2019-05-29

Rep. Omar to Fellow Lawmakers: Go to Israel and See the ‘Cruel Reality of the Occupation’ ST. PAUL, Minn. — Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib sharply criticized Israel on Monday for denying them entry to the Jewish state and called on fellow members of Congress to visit while they cannot. Omar, of Minnesota, suggested President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin N...
03:13 2019-08-20

The Handmaid's Tale Sacrifices Some of Its Brutal Reality for Hope in Season 3 There’s a moment in The Handmaid’s Tale’s third season when Aunt Lydia comes up to June and issues a stern warning: “Don’t be clever. There are consequences when you’re clever.” That’s no longer true, at least not as much as it used to be.Read more......
20:00 2019-05-29

Virtual reality helps Japan's elderly travel the world A team at the University of Tokyo is helping the elderly of Japan travel through virtual reality, taking them everywhere from the canals of Venice to San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge....
04:01 2019-07-16

Spelling Bee whiz balances reality TV, social media stardom OXON HILL, Md. — Akash Vukoti no longer stands out at the Scripps National Spelling Bee for his age, not with a record 23 spellers competing this year who are 9 or younger. But he’s the only member of the single-digit club to be making his third appearance at the bee, where onstage spelling st...
22:39 2019-05-29

Augmented reality changes how people interact and communicate, study finds Enlarge / An actor portrays a participant in a new study of the impact of augmented reality on social interactions. The area inside the dotted line is the field of view of the augmented reality goggles, which shows digital content such as avatars. (credit: Mark Miller/Stanford Human Interaction Lab)...
03:39 2019-05-30

Mets are finally acknowledging grim Edwin Diaz reality PITTSBURGH — Seth Lugo was named NL Reliever of the Month on Saturday. Could a shift in job responsibilities be far behind? Following the Mets’ 7-5 victory over the Pirates, manager Mickey Callaway indicated he will consider Lugo for the closer’s role, as Edwin Diaz continues to struggle. The disapp...
20:52 2019-08-04

Minecraft Earth’s closed beta: This augmented reality needs more augmenting Enlarge (credit: Mojang / Microsoft) When Microsoft acquired Mojang, the maker of Minecraft, in 2014, we all feared the worst: a zillion cash-in video games. Turns out, Microsoft has been really smart about its Minecraft output in the past five years. Only one Minecraft-related game has launched s...
19:52 2019-07-16

This is our best look yet at a Pixel 4 in the wild Google a few weeks ago showed a teaser image of the Pixel 4’s rear, confirming the phone will feature a dual-lens camera placed inside into a rectangular camera module. Then, Google announced that the Pixel 4 would sport 3D face recognition support that’s going to work differently than F...
14:39 2019-08-12

Marshae Jones' lawyers file motion to dismiss manslaughter case, say charge makes 'no rational sense' Lawyers defending a woman indicted for manslaughter after a gunshot wound to the stomach killed her fetus say the charges should be dismissed.        ...
23:52 2019-07-01

Virtual reality more effective in spurring storm evacuation than alerts: study Participants who saw virtual reality of a storm were significantly more likely to say they would make home preparations or evacuate than those who saw traditional weather maps or text alerts, the Hofstra University research found....
05:39 2019-06-22

Leap Motion, Once a Virtual-Reality High Flier, Sells Itself to U.K. Rival A virtual reality startup that helped pioneer gesture tracking technology has agreed to sell itself to British rival UltraHaptics for approximately $30 million, about a 10th of its valuation just a few years ago....
15:26 2019-05-30

Magic Leap says Nreal founder stole its mixed reality secrets The founder of Nreal -- the company which debuted its $499 mixed reality glasses at this year's CES -- has been accused of stealing AR secrets from former employer, US-based Magic Leap. The Florida startup, which has been working on a mixed reality d......
18:52 2019-06-19

MTV unveils first exclusively sexually fluid reality dating show cast in U.S. MTV unveiled the cast for the eighth season of its reality dating show "Are You the One?" Wednesday, exclusively featuring sexually fluid individuals....
03:00 2019-05-31

Presenter Jeremy Kyle asked to give evidence to UK reality TV inquiry Presenter Jeremy Kyle, whose tabloid talkshow was canceled last month by broadcaster ITV after a participant died following a recording of the program, has been asked to give evidence to a British parliamentary committee....
16:39 2019-06-07

Beth Chapman, wife of bounty hunter reality TV star, dies HONOLULU (AP) — Beth Chapman, the brash, buxom and blonde wife and co-star of “Dog the Bounty Hunter” reality TV star Duane “Dog” Chapman has died. A family spokeswoman, Mona Wood-Sword, said in a statement that Beth Chapman died early Wednesday at Queen’s Medical Cente...
18:52 2019-06-27

Vissel Kobe facing reality after failing to build in Barcelona’s image Andrés Iniesta’s arrival was part of ambition to mirror Spanish giants’ success but relegation from the J League threatensLast August FC Tokyo were so disappointed that Andrés Iniesta was going to be absent from Vissel Kobe’s visit they hired an impersonator of the Spanish midfielder to entertain th...
20:52 2019-08-22

Rashida Tlaib's West Bank family: Ban shows reality of 'occupation' U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib's family in a West Bank village told UPI on Friday they can't bear to tell her 90-year-old grandmother that the congresswoman is not coming to visit....
21:26 2019-08-16

Go Inside Catelynn Lowell and Tyler Baltierra's New Reality After Their Trial Separation Last season on Teen Mom OG, Tyler Baltierra and Catelynn Lowell were not in the best place. While the couple had always experienced a few ups and downs in their relationship, the cameras......
15:26 2019-06-17

How a random DM to Josh Brolin made ‘Peanut Butter Falcon’ a reality It all started with a prayer of a direct message to actor Josh Brolin on Instagram. What happened next improbably snowballed, turning two virtually homeless, nobody writer-directors into somebodies and helping an actor with Down syndrome realize his dream of becoming a movie star. The result is Frid...
21:00 2019-08-08

Marseille Release Adil Rami For Faking An Injury To Appear On A Reality Show Ligue 1 side Olympique Marseille have released 33-year-old center back Adil Rami, but reportedly not for his rapidly deteriorating skill set or advancing age. No, the French club severed ties with Rami due to “gross misconduct,” resolving a bizarre situation that involved a reality show, a missed tr...
08:13 2019-08-14

Qualcomm enables ‘XR smart viewer’ augmented reality smartphone apps Qualcomm unveiled a new Qualcomm Snapdragon XR Smart Viewer reference design that makes it easier for hardware companies to create lightweight AR glasses.Read More...
18:00 2019-05-29

Kochi Metro A Reality For Sheila Dikshit: Former Kerala Chief Minister Former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Saturday said that had it not been for his then Delhi counterpart Sheila Dikshit, Kerala's landmark Kochi Metro would not have become a reality....
20:39 2019-07-20

Domingo German’s start makes Yankees postseason reality more clear TORONTO — Let’s throw it out there to get the conversation going: What would you set as the Over-Under line for “Number of 2019 postseason games in which the Yankees’ starting pitcher lasts at least five innings”? I’m going with two. And I’d recommend the Under. The latest piece of evidence arrived ...
18:52 2019-08-09

Andy Ruiz Jr’s Snickers dream deal moving closer to reality Andy Ruiz Jr. may soon have all the Snickers he can eat. The new heavyweight champion, who stunned Anthony Joshua via seventh-round TKO at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, is currently in talks with the candy bar’s parent company, Mars, for an endorsement deal, his manager David A. Garcia told The...
11:26 2019-06-04

The White House Saw Riches in the Arctic Refuge, but Reality May Fall Short In its push for lease sales, the Trump administration rushed deadlines, pressured staff and gave a wildly optimistic estimate of the potential revenue....
05:26 2019-08-22

Attkisson: Reality at US southern border clashes with media's partisan narrative Emmy winning journalist Sharyl Attkisson said media coverage of the U.S. southern border crisis doesn't accurately reflect how Americans actually feel about the issue, during a Sunday segment on "Media Buzz with Howard Kurtz." ...
19:39 2019-06-30

Volvo Cars and Varjo Launch Mixed Reality Application For Car Development Volvo Cars and Varjo, the maker of high-end augmented reality headsets, have created a world-first mixed reality approach to evaluating prototypes, designs and active safety technologies. The......
19:26 2019-05-30

‘Black Mirror’ review: Season 5 celebrates kinky virtual reality sex Two college friends have a virtual affair with each other in the Season 5 premiere of Netflix’s “Black Mirror.” In the season opener, “Striking Vipers,” Danny (Anthony Mackie) and Karl (Yahya Abdul Mateen II) are reunited at Danny’s birthday party. They haven̵...
19:52 2019-06-05

Reality star Ramona Singer posts stunning throwback bikini pic The latest episode of "The Real Housewives of New York City" featured an '80s-inspired workout and one of the show's stars, Ramona Singer, really took it to the next level....
00:39 2019-06-22

'Real' violence: coming to grips with the ethics of virtual reality brutality Two VR artworks at this year’s Dark Mofo ask the viewer to endure confronting simulations. Are we complicit if they give us a thrill?It’s morning, and the first thing that comes up in my Instagram feed is a picture of seven smashed and bloody faces. The photo is a gleeful post from Dana White, the p...
02:00 2019-06-22

Spencer Matthews and Olly Murs – the perfect reality crime fighters The former Made in Chelsea star was held up this week in a real-life heist and Murs was once forced to evacuate Selfridges, making them the ideal pair to sort out violent crimeAn exciting career evolution for former Made in Chelsea star Spencer Matthews, who this week starred in a reality-based crim...
23:52 2019-05-30

Karl Rove tells AOC to 'get a grip on reality' over Homeland Security comments Karl Rove had strong words for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., Wednesday, ripping the congresswoman for suggesting she would get rid of the Department of Homeland Security and calling the idea "stupid, moronic, naive."...
06:26 2019-07-11

'This is the reality': Santos women's football team sleep in hotel lobby ‘This is the respect people have,’ says Santos coach Team were travelling to play Iranduba two days laterThe coach of Santos women’s team has criticised the Brazilian Football Confederation after her players were forced to spend part of the night in a hotel lobby before a crucial first division game...
11:00 2019-07-17

Ultra-fast hyperloop transportation a step closer to reality in India The Mumbai-Pune hyperloop is expected to slash the 3.5-hour travel time between the two cities to 35 minutes, with American transport tech firm Virgin Hyperloop One to be constructing the route....
06:39 2019-08-02

The Science Behind TIME’s New Apollo 11 Moon Landing Augmented Reality Experience TIME this week launched TIME Immersive, a new iPhone and Android app that we’ll use to deliver groundbreaking augmented reality and virtual reality experiences. First up: the TIME Moon Landing experience, the world’s most accurate 3D re-creation of the Apollo 11 mission, which took place...
18:13 2019-07-18

Porsche To Use Holoride's Virtual Reality Tech To Keep Rear Passengers Entertained Porsche has collaborated with Munich-based entertainment firm Holoride to come out with a special Virtual Reality (VR) based entertainment device for rear passengers....
07:52 2019-07-20

Netflix and Charlize Theron team up on a stunt driving reality TV show Netflix has unveiled a trailer for Hyperdrive, a reality show about elite street racers who test their limits in a 100-acre obstacle course. The series will feature 28 contestants from a variety of everyday backgrounds, including a law student, a del......
05:39 2019-08-02

Digital transformation reality: 80% of customers delete apps that don't meet expectations Don't like a company's app? Do what the majority of users do - dump that company and find another. A study released this week shows that most customers delete an app if they don't like how it works....
20:52 2019-05-21

How does the reality TV show Cops stack up with real-life crime figures? Creators of podcast Running from Cops watched 846 episodes and compared the numbers they found with national crime figuresReality TV can fail to live up to its name, conveying a version of the world that is a sidestep from the truth. And Cops was a show that was crucial to the genre – it’s not only ...
09:00 2019-05-24

Jodie Whittaker lends voice to 'Doctor Who' virtual reality game The voice of Jodie Whittaker will be a part of the virtual reality game "Doctor Who: Edge of Time," developer Maze Theory and BBC Studios said on Monday....
14:39 2019-05-21

Shard climber George King, 19, tells of 'overwhelming sense of achievement' after scaling London's iconic 95-storey building A daredevil teen has spoken of his "overwhelming sense of achievement" after scaling the 1,017ft Shard this morning, one of the tallest buildings in Europe....
17:52 2019-07-08

No Automaker Would Ever Make A Car This Wild The auto industry loves to incorporate little elements of aftermarket style into production vehicles. Look at the widebody kit on the new batch of hi-po Dodges, for instance. But there is a level of style, of modification, that would make even the wildest automaker blanch....
06:26 2019-08-02

Missouri Walmart scare ends without any shots fired but reflects retailers’ new reality Though rare, active-shooter incidents are increasingly part of the grim calculus that businesses must reflect in their planning, training and risk assessments....
07:39 2019-08-10

Cricket World Cup: England dropping the ball so early is a powerful reality check One of the many excellent things about England's opening Cricket World Cup win against South Africa on Thursday was that it took the game to cricket's much-vaunted wider audience. Ben Stokes' catch gave a fine England win on a sunny day the 10 o'clock news moment it needed....
16:13 2019-06-04

The Complicated Reality of John F. Kennedy Jr. and Carolyn Bessette's Short but Legendary Relationship Carolyn Bessette didn't say yes when John F. Kennedy Jr. first proposed to her. She didn't say no, either, but remarkably the 29-year-old Calvin Klein publicist, who had been......
13:13 2019-07-16

MTV Taking on Ghosting With New Reality Show Starring Rachel Lindsay and Travis Mills From the network that brought you Catfish comes...Ghosted. Hosted by The Bachelorette veteran Rachel Lindsay and artist Travis Mills, MTV's Ghosted: Love Gone Missing is a new......
17:26 2019-08-21

Reality Check: Statue of Liberty poem was written to welcome Jewish refugees, experts say While experts say there are a number of interpretations of the poem inscribed on the foot of the Statue of Liberty, they agree that Ken Cuccinelli's is not one of them....
21:00 2019-08-14

Microsoft's latest holoportation demo shows off its mixed reality, AI, translation technologies Microsoft continues to plug away at making holoportation possible and is showing off how it might work using currently available Microsoft services and technologies....
23:00 2019-07-17

10 high-achieving execs share the one quirky trick that turned their dreams into a reality PeopleImages/Getty Images How do you make your dreams come true? It may sound like a silly question, but it's one that top executives take seriously — and for good reason. Asking themselves that question has led to great success. Keri Shull, founder of the Keri Shull Team, created a vision bo...
19:26 2019-08-16

Apple files patent for mixed reality headset that can track your facial expressions Apple has filed a new patent for a mixed reality headset that could feature an array of sensors to track the eyes, gestures and even facial expressions of its users. Titled “Display System Having Sensors,” the patent filing — first reported by Variety — shows that the company intends to combine thes...
13:00 2019-07-23

Reality check: Will planting 1 billion hectares of trees slow down climate change? "We all knew that restoring forests could play a part in tackling climate change but we didn’t really know how big the impact would be," said one of the study's authors....
17:39 2019-07-09

Peter Thiel's comments about spies in Silicon Valley have some basis in reality, but no evidence But it's important to separate this very real threat from Thiel's specific allegations about Google, which were presented without proof, and from his claims that Google has participated in "treasonous" activity....
21:39 2019-07-16

Reality TV Star Todd Chrisley Indicted on Tax Evasion, Bank Fraud Charges (ATLANTA) — A federal grand jury in Atlanta on Tuesday indicted reality television star Todd Chrisley on tax evasion and other charges. The 12-count indictment issued against the “Chrisley Knows Best” star and his wife, Julie, also includes charges of wire fraud, conspiracy to comm...
02:39 2019-08-14

Cruise Delays Robo-Taxi Launch in Another Reality Check for Driverless Cars In yet another sign the autonomous vehicle industry was way too aggressive predicting widespread AV use by the end of the decade, GM subsidiary Cruise has delayed its commercial service, according to a company blog post, which was initially targeted for the end of this year. Instead, the company an...
18:26 2019-07-24

Doin’ It for the — Reality TV? Black Ink Crew: Chicago Stars Hit With Suit Charging They Really Jumped Somebody A case of when keeping it real goes wrong? The “real” in this case is reality TV. The potential wrong? Well, according to a lawsuit filed by a gentleman named Ronnie Spates, the stars of reality TV’s Black Ink Crew: Chicago really beat his ass at a party for their show....
07:00 2019-06-04

Why I Left Breath of the Wild Unfinished Some time before I actually finished The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, I stopped playing. It wasn’t because I got carried away by other games, and it wasn’t because I was tired of it. I just stopped. New Zelda games are rare things that only come once or twice a console generation, and games ...
18:26 2019-06-17

The Google Pixel 4 gets spotted out in the wild again We already know quite a bit about the Google Pixel 4 – and Google has confirmed its existence months ahead of time. Now the handset may have been spotted out in public for the second time.The new sighting comes courtesy of 9to5Google but doesn't give us much in the way of new information...
12:00 2019-07-14

These pets are groomed to look like wild animals Katrina Short is the owner of Katrina's Pet Salon in San Leandra, CA, where she specializes in creative grooming, making dogs and cats look like wild animals. She uses pet-friendly products to bling the animals or turn them into giraffes and zebras. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. See Als...
08:39 2019-08-10

Gleyber Torres given day off, and Orioles must be going wild Those hymns and bells you’re hearing out of Baltimore are Orioles pitchers singing Hallelujah. For on the fourth day of the series, Gleyber sat. Gleyber Torres is out of the Yankees lineup for Thursday’s matinee against the Orioles, appearing to get a day off amid an 11-game hitting stre...
17:39 2019-05-23

| 'Wow, wow, wow!' Philippines goes wild for 'force at 40' Pacquiao Fans in the Philippines roared their approval of Manny Pacquiao as they declared their idol was still a boxing force at the age of 40 with his victory over Keith Thurman....
14:39 2019-07-21

Michael Sheen has a wild story about how he got his name Michael Sheen generally comes off as a delight pretty much wherever he pops up, whether he’s playing a nervous angel in Amazon’s recent Good Omens, or simply vouching for his fans and their rights to indulge in the storied practice of writing fan fiction. Case in point: A recent social media post in...
02:13 2019-08-02

Breath Of The Wild Gets Its First Custom Dungeon The latest Zelda didn’t include traditional dungeons (no, shrines don’t count), but that hasn’t stopped HailToDodongo from building one and getting it working inside the emulated PC version of the game....
05:00 2019-05-29

Computex 2019 was a wild ride I was hired by TechRadar a little more than a week ago, and one of the first things I had to do was fly out to Taiwan to cover Computex – a big ask, but one I felt I was 100% ready to tackle head on. Computing has been a hobby of mine for pretty much my whole life, so the chance to see the fu...
12:13 2019-06-01

The Pixel 4 was just spotted in the wild for the first time A few days ago, Google posted a Pixel 4 render on Twitter in response to the increasing number of leaks, revealing in the process that the newest rumors were right. The phone will have a dual-lens camera on the back housed in a square-shaped camera module that looks a lot like the iPhone 11’s ...
19:52 2019-06-14

Donnie Wahlberg Starved Himself For ‘The Sixth Sense,’ Reveals Went to ‘Really Dark Place’ 20 years since the release of ‘The Sixth Sense,’ Donnie Wahlberg is revealing the extreme lengths he went to in playing the role.        ...
20:39 2019-08-11

THE SOCIAL VIDEO REPORT: How social platforms are transforming their video distribution strategies and creating new opportunities for brands (FB, SNAP, GOOGL, AAPL) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can log in and read the report here. Business Insider Intelligence Social platforms are ramping up on emergent video formats to drive new and ...
18:52 2019-07-17

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has thoughts on the video game industry: “The video game indus Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has thoughts on the video game industry: “The video game industry made $43 billion in revenue last year. The workers responsible for that profit deserve to collectively bargain as part of a union.” Come on Splitscreen, Bernie....
17:00 2019-06-18

Amazon Sets Release Date for Raghu & Rajiv's Reality Series Skulls & Roses Amazon Prime Video has set an August 30 release date for its next Indian original, Skulls & Roses, a youth-centric reality series created and hosted by Raghu Ram and Rajiv Lakshman....
12:39 2019-08-23

British police investigate officer who appeared on African reality TV show 'without authority': reports British authorities are investigating after one of their police officers appeared on the Nigerian version of Big Brother “without authority,” reports say. ...
20:26 2019-08-13

Democrats’ uneasy 2020 reality: They need the likes of O’Rourke, Bullock and Hickenlooper to run for Senate — badly There is increasing talk of presidential hopefuls dropping down to run for Senate. It might not deliver the Senate, but it might be the best — or even only realistic — shot Democrats have....
22:13 2019-08-14

The Moonprentice: Newt Gingrich wants ‘reality show’ contest with Musk and Bezos to colonize Luna A coalition including Michael Jackson’s former publicist, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, and an Air Force general want US president Donald Trump to turn the race to colonize the moon into a reality show-esque contest between billionaires. The proposal, obtained by Politico, would offer up a pal...
20:52 2019-08-19

Beat Saber PC Review - An essential, system-selling virtual reality rhythm game Beat Saber, the VR phenomenon that's part rhythm game, part Jedi fantasy, left Early Access this week. Find out if the new price tag is still worth paying....
23:52 2019-06-01

Driver charged with DUI after wild RV chase in Los Angeles The driver who went on a demolition derby in a stolen RV — with one of her dogs hanging out of the smashed windshield during the high-speed police chase — is now facing charges, including driving under the influence. The woman was not immediately identified but described as Hispanic and ...
15:26 2019-05-22

New York soccer fans go wild for US World Cup win A flood of cheers washed over the Big Apple on Sunday as the US Women’s soccer team bested the Dutch 2-0 in the World Cup finals. Chants of “USA!” echoed up from the shadow of the World Trade Center — where some 200 fans watched with bated breath on jumbo outdoor TV screens — after......
22:39 2019-07-07

The Pixel 4 was just spotted in the wild in another huge leak We’re some three months away from the Pixel 4’s official launch, but we already know how the phone will look like, thanks to various leaks that determined Google a few weeks ago to actually share a teaser image of the phone’s rear side (seen above). That back panel also happens to ...
17:13 2019-07-15

Zack Seckler's best photograph: wild Iceland from the air ‘The pilot flew me around the volcanic coast in his tiny homemade plane – with the door open and me hanging out taking pictures’I shot this off the southern coast of Iceland, from a ultra-light aircraft, in the days before drones were ubiquitous. I love the stark nature of the Icelandic landscape an...
20:00 2019-07-17

Nintendo Teases Breath of the Wild Sequel Zelda: Breath of the Wild is getting a sequel, Nintendo said today, slipping in a last-minute surprise teaser trailer at the end of its E3 Nintendo Direct....
19:13 2019-06-11

The last time the S&P 500 looked like this, it had a wild rest of the year The S&P 500's performance this year has a striking resemblance to the performance of the S&P 500 in 1998, and if history is any guide, the rest of the year could be volatile....
18:26 2019-07-17

Whyte risks it all against wild card Rivas Leading heavyweight contender Dillian Whyte, ranked number one by the WBC, meets Colombian dangerman Oscar Rivas this Saturday (July 20) in London The post Whyte risks it all against wild card Rivas appeared first on Boxing News....
00:39 2019-07-17

AirTamer personal purifier – for anyone who finds raw air too wild I know city life is like taking a bath in virulent filth, but I want to breathe the same foul atmosphere as everyone elseI often walk past a branch of the sandwich shop Upper Crust, with its sign that reads “Famously fresh baguettes”, and think: are they famous, though? I do hear about them a lot; b...
10:52 2019-05-28

J.D. Davis is the Mets’ hero in wild win over Indians J.D. Davis’ swing sent Citi Field into hysteria again, and the Mets’ magic continued Wednesday night. Davis worked a nine-pitch at-bat against Brad Hand and delivered a walk-off single to complete a 4-3 win over the Indians in 10 innings. On a night Marcus Stroman made an early exit with a hamstring...
07:26 2019-08-22

Microsoft’s new ‘Flight Simulator’ looks like a wild 4K ride Microsoft showed off the next version of its Flight Simulator game at E3 2019, and it looks incredible. The company began the video teaser showing off a scene from the skies that it says was captured in real-time 4K. As you might expect, the new Flig......
23:00 2019-06-09

Here We Present Chris Cuomo at His Most Wild and Relatable Up until now, CNN’s Chris Cuomo was best known for both his unyielding dedication to Both Sides-ism and for his terrible brother. But that was then and this is now—now being a world in which there exists video of Cuomo angrily confronting a troll—and henceforth he shall only be known as Not Fredo....
17:39 2019-08-13

In-the-wild Mac malware kept busy in June—here’s a rundown June was a busy month for Mac malware with the active circulation of at least six threats, several of which were able to bypass security protections Apple has built into modern versions of its macOS. The latest discovery was published Friday by Mac antivirus provider Intego, which disclosed malware ...
22:00 2019-06-29

Everything I Did While Waiting For The Rain To Stop In Breath Of The Wild I recently started a new game in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild after I took my Switch to my sister’s house and my nephews deleted my save. I’d played a few hours of the game last year but never picked it up again. This time, it’s totally sucked me in, and I spent all day Sunday playing. I ...
20:13 2019-08-12

Sixers look scarier than ever after wild day of NBA free agency The Nets made the biggest splash. Philadelphia may have the last laugh. Though Brooklyn stole Sunday’s spotlight by landing Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving at the opening of free agency, the 76ers ended the night looking like the East’s best team — having retained Tobias Harris (five years, $180 milli...
06:26 2019-07-01

Dow futures jump 200 points after another wild week Stocks were set to open sharply higher Friday, resuming its rebound from the massive sell-off earlier in the week, as Wall Street nears the end of another tumultuous week....
15:26 2019-08-16

Samsung’s second try at the Galaxy Fold may have just been spotted in the wild Manufacturing is supposedly underway, finally, for Samsung’s second try at the Galaxy Fold smartphone that failed so spectacularly its April launch had to be scuttled. There have been sporadic reports that Samsung hasn’t given up on wanting to make another go at releasing its first folda...
06:52 2019-07-12

The Google Pixel 4 may have been spotted in the wild for the first time We might have caught our first glimpse at the Google Pixel 4 out in the wild, after a phone looking very similar to the one Google teased last week was spotted being used in London.An image of the phone was shared by 9to5Google – you can see the square rear camera array on the back and... tha...
15:26 2019-06-15

May mayhem: Wild weather wallops central U.S A tornado touched down near Tulsa International Airport amid storms in the Southern Plains that brought a deluge of rain and powerful winds, closing an interstate and flipping campers at a raceway.        ...
01:52 2019-05-22

Trump Floats Wild Conspiracy About Homelessness Donald Trump sat for an EXCLUSIVE interview with Fox News’ Tucker Carlson during his visit to Japan, published online Monday night, during which he blabbered on and on about the complicated problem of homelessness, which apparently “started two years ago.”...
19:52 2019-07-02

USA getting backlash over player’s wild celebrations at World Cup PARIS, FRANCE – Team USA is an overwhelming favorite heading into Sunday’s Women’s World Cup final against the Netherlands. However, in Europe, Team USA players are receiving heavy criticism for some of their celebrations on the field. Do you think the United States deserves the b...
11:13 2019-07-05

Pettersen handed Solheim Cup wild card Norway's Suzann Pettersen has been handed a Solheim Cup wild card despite having played just two events since November 2017        ...
19:26 2019-08-12

Another Wild Rumor About the Cast of Marvel's Eternals A Wrinkle in Time’s Storm Reid could be joining the cast of The Suicide Squad. The Walking Dead spinoff casts another major character. Flash and Supergirl set photos reveal some new looks for hero and villain alike. Plus, what’s to come on The Handmaid’s Tale, more American Horror Story: 1984 castin...
16:26 2019-07-11

US government offers $1K to adopt a wild horse In an effort to control the population of wild horses, the U.S. government is offering $1000 for anyone who adopts the majestic animals, CBS reports....
05:00 2019-05-22

Tornado season has been wild, and more storms are coming The deadly and destructive 2019 tornado season has been above-average, and shows no signs of letting up.        ...
00:13 2019-05-22

A third of wild bee and hoverfly species are in decline in Britain Concerns are rising about the loss of pollinators in Britain after analysis found that 33 per cent of bee and hoverfly species have declined since 1980...
18:00 2019-05-21

People are going wild for this $1,200 ‘garden igloo’ on Amazon Chill in your igloo this summer. A number of retailers like Amazon and Walmart are selling a variety of clear domes that resemble igloos that you put in your yard — “garden igloos” if you will. There’s this 12-foot, $1,200 “Garden Dome Igloo” that the manufacturer claims is perfect as a “conservator...
21:13 2019-07-01

Ex-Ranger Mats Zuccarello lands with Wild Mats Zuccarello has a new home. The former Ranger agreed Monday to a five-year, $30 million deal with the Minnesota Wild. Given that Zuccarello is 31 years old, he will likely finish out his career in Minnesota, where he figures to be a key part of a franchise that missed the playoffs last season fo...
20:52 2019-07-01

Bryant's HR in 8th gives Cubs wild 12-11 win over Giants Kris Bryant hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning to give the Chicago Cubs a 12-11 comeback victory over the San Francisco Giants in a wild, back-and-forth game at Wrigley Field       ...
09:00 2019-08-22

Facebook Marketplace: The Wild West of E-Commerce Facebook says one in three people uses its Marketplace. But does the online flea market, which gives the names, profile photos and general locations of buyers and sellers, create a false sense of security?...
13:52 2019-08-16

Pete Buttigieg Leaves Campaign Trail After Fatal Police Shooting. Reality Rears Its Head. Mr. Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Ind., withdrew from the South Carolina fish fry hosted by Representative James E. Clyburn to attend a protest following the shooting of a black man by the police....
07:26 2019-06-22

British reality star and Pippa Middleton brother-in-law Spencer Matthews hid in vault during robbery: report Spencer Matthews, a British reality star and brother-in-law to Pippa Middleton, hid from robbers who stormed a luxury watch store in London on Tuesday....
19:26 2019-05-30

The Wire, 17 Years Later: Tray Chaney on His Upcoming Cast-Heavy Docuseries, Undeniable and the Reality of 'Two Baltimores' On June 2, 2002, The Wire, one of the greatest shows known to man, animal and whatever lies atop President Tang’s head, premiered on HBO. “Timeless” is a word that tends to be tossed around quite liberally, but The Wire is one of the few works of art that truly earns this description....
01:13 2019-06-06

Donnie Wahlberg's consuming 'Sixth Sense' journey to play Vincent Gray: 'I had to suffer' Donnie Wahlberg had to prove himself, and suffer for real, playing Vincent Gray in "The Sixth Sense" 20 years ago. "I went to a really dark place."        ...
16:00 2019-08-07

Lynk & CO CEO outlines plans for 'wild horse' brand Lynk & CO's Alain Visser said the new automaker sees itself as a "mobility brand with a car," making it the "wild horse" in China's Geely Holding Group that also includes Volvo and Lotus....
12:39 2019-05-23

MLB hands out eight suspensions for wild Pirates-Reds brawl MLB came down with some serious discipline Thursday for the intense benches-clearing brawl two nights prior that was ignited when Reds pitcher Amir Garrett cavalierly charged the Pirates dugout and seemingly tried to fight their entire team. “The incidents between these two clubs remain a source of ...
03:26 2019-08-02

"My Upbringing Doesn't Allow Me To Take Life": PM Modi To Man vs Wild Host Man vs Wild with Bear Grylls and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will premiere simultaneously on 12 Discovery channels in five languages - English, Bengali, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu on August 12, 9 pm....
16:00 2019-08-10