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In Bill Gates's Mind, a Life of Processing

A new documentary profiles the tech-titan-turned-philanthropist. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Mr. Gates reflects on his shifting public image....

In Bill Gates's Mind, a Life of Processing

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The Mind of Bill Gates, Revealed on Netflix A new documentary profiles the tech-titan-turned-philanthropist. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Mr. Gates reflects on his shifting public image....
14:39 2019-09-10

Netflix will peer inside Bill Gates' mind with a new docuseries An upcoming Netflix docuseries will offer some insight into Bill Gates's mind as he tries to solve some of the planet's biggest problems. The three-part series, Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates, "offers an unprecedented peek inside the mind o......
22:39 2019-08-20

The Real-Life Diet of Jahlil Okafor, Who’s Now Healthier in Mind and Body After life in NBA purgatory, the New Orleans Pelicans big man credits an overhauled workout routine and a renewed focus on his mental health for his turnaround....
21:00 2019-07-03

The Truth About Freddie Mercury's Incredibly Complicated Life Is Guaranteed to Blow Your Mind Much like the music he wrote, Freddie Mercury's life, brief as it was, is hard to pin down. Take "Bohemian Rhapsody," for example. That six-minute track, one of rock......
15:13 2019-09-05

Bill Clinton dress model doesn’t mind that painting ended up on Jeffrey Epstein’s wall The model who posed for Jeffrey Epstein’s bizarre painting of Bill Clinton in a dress says he doesn’t mind that the work ended up in the pedophile’s lair — and revealed he was paid peanuts for the job. “There’s no such thing as bad publicity,” art model Chri...
13:00 2019-09-03

Bill Callahan: 'I can't die – life is too good, it can't end' With help from his wife and Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, the artist formerly known as Smog has opened up. He’s even talking to his neighbours, he saysOriginally, I was going to interview Bill Callahan at home in Austin, Texas. Then he was going to fly to London for a more efficient European press trip. Then...
15:26 2019-06-13

Bill Walton Has The Time Of His Life At The Padres Game Listen. If Bill Walton is calling a given day “the greatest day of my life,” that’s a real day! The man has been many places and done many things. He won two NCAA championships, two NBA titles, and an MVP, to say nothing of getting married and having kids and all that type of stuff. But apparently n...
08:52 2019-08-09

After bill fiasco, Hong Kong chief fights for political life Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has found herself in a precarious position after she was forced to back down from an unpopular extradition bill seen as eroding the territory’s democratic values...
03:26 2019-06-16

Illinois governor signs abortion protection bill pro-life groups call a 'death penalty' Democratic Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill into law Wednesday establishing a woman's "fundament right" to abortion, keeping a campaign promise to make the state the most progressive in the country when it comes to abortion rights....
22:00 2019-06-12

Pro-life group calls for Netflix boycott after streaming giant threatens to leave Georgia over 'heartbeat' bill A United Kingdom-based pro-life group has called for a boycott of Netflix after the streaming giant said it would consider shunning Georgia over the state's recently-enacted "heartbeat" abortion bill....
21:52 2019-06-05

Ohio 'heartbeat bill' blocked by federal judge as pro-life groups push for Supreme Court appeal Pro-life groups are vowing to go to the Supreme Court after a federal judge on Wednesday temporarily blocked a so-called "heartbeat bill" in Ohio, which would ban most abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected....
01:39 2019-07-04

SBI Removes Processing Fee On Car Loans The announcement by the State Bank of India comes at a time when passenger vehicle sales in the country declined for the ninth month in a row to July....
02:13 2019-08-21

New migrant processing center to open in Arizona U.S. Customs and Border Protection is opening a new facility for migrants in Yuma, Arizona, near the Mexico border. The 500-person tent will house migrant families and children. (June 28)        ...
06:52 2019-06-29

Samsung to foster neural processing unit Samsung has designated neural processing units as being core technologies in artificial intelligence and will hire 2,000 people in the area by 2030 as part of its goal to lead in logic chip businesses....
06:00 2019-06-18

Immigration raids hit Mississippi food processing plants US immigration officials raided several Mississippi food processing plants on Wednesday and signaled that the early-morning strikes were part of a large-scale operation targeting owners as well as employees....
00:52 2019-08-08

680 arrested in ICE raids at Mississippi food processing plants U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested 680 people at food processing plants in small towns near Jackson, Mississippi, on Wednesday.        ...
18:13 2019-08-08

This Windows 10 Mini PC takes full processing power anywhere, and it’s nearly 50% off The Fusion C Mini PC fits comfortably in a backpack or purse, but plug it in to a monitor and you’ve got a powerhouse piece of engineering, capable of handling just about everything your desktop model can do....
19:26 2019-06-23

Temporary border processing facility coming To Arizona YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA) – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials have confirmed that a temporary processing facility will be constructed in Yuma, Arizona, following an influx of migrants being apprehended in the sector. Officials plan to have the facility up and running within the next 30 day...
06:52 2019-05-30

Mexican banks report failures in processing card payments Several of Mexico's largest banks reported on Saturday that they were experiencing problems processing debit and credit card payments while some shops in the capital informed customers that they would only accept cash payments....
08:13 2019-08-11

Nearly 700 people arrested in ICE raids at Mississippi food processing plants Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids occurred in small towns where the workforce is made up largely of Latino immigrants.        ...
20:39 2019-08-08

“Blast processing” in 2019: How an SNES emulator solved overclocking A stock Gradius III ROM running without slowdown? The new version of bsnes makes it possible. When it comes to emulator design, there's something to be said for trying to capture the workings of the original system as accurately as possible, warts and all. But there's also something to the idea th...
23:00 2019-08-11

Sega Genesis Mini review: $80 delivers a ton of blast-processing fun Enlarge / Tiny system next to giant pack-in controller. (It comes with two 3-button pads.) (credit: Sam Machkovech) Shortly after NES Classic fever swept the United States in 2016, a series of underwhelming nostalgia systems followed, all designed to emulate classic games through modern TVs' HDMI ...
03:39 2019-09-13

ICE released 300 of the 680 detained in raids at Mississippi food processing plants U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested 680 people at food processing plants in small towns near Jackson, Mississippi, on Wednesday.        ...
23:52 2019-08-08

ICE raids on Mississippi food processing plants result in 680 arrests U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement carried out a series of raids across multiple food processing plants in Mississippi Wednesday arresting approximately 680 illegal immigrants as part of the Trump administration's tougher crackdown. ...
00:26 2019-08-08

NVIDIA's AI advance: Natural language processing gets faster and better all the time Yesterday NVIDIA announced record-breaking developments in machine learning for natural language processing. How and why did it do this, and what does it mean for the world at large?...
20:39 2019-08-14

RPT-Mexican banks report failures in processing card payments Several of Mexico's largest banks reported on Saturday that they were experiencing problems processing debit and credit card payments while some shops in the capital informed customers that they would only accept cash payments....
08:13 2019-08-11

Moveworks bets IT overload is a natural language processing problem Help-desk tickets are regularly stranded for 72 hours while admins try to figure out what people are actually asking. Startup Moveworks is adapting natural language understanding to decipher and automate those mysterious requests....
19:52 2019-05-24

China set to control rare earth supply for years due to processing dominance U.S. companies are years away from challenging Chinese dominance of rare earth minerals due to a lack of domestic processing facilities, ensuring the Asian nation will maintain its near-monopoly on refining and powerful leverage in trade talks....
03:39 2019-05-30

Recent cannabis use tied to memory deficits, slowed mental processing (Reuters Health) - People who have recently used cannabis may be more likely to experience memory deficits or difficulties with cognitive function than those who don't use the drug, a recent study suggests....
18:39 2019-07-18

Tyson Foods says not formalized plans for Kazakh beef processing plant Tyson Foods Inc said on Thursday it has not formalized plans for a beef processing plant in Kazakhstan, responding to a media report that the largest U.S. meat processor was in talks over a multibillion-dollar investment in the country....
15:26 2019-05-23

Tyson Foods slowed chicken processing after U.S. recalls, raising costs Tyson Foods Inc slowed chicken processing after it recalled millions of pounds of poultry this year over concerns they contained extraneous materials like rubber and metal, Chief Executive Noel White said on Wednesday....
22:26 2019-09-04

Chuwi LapBook Plus review: Nice 4K screen, shame about the processing power The 4K screen is impressive, but unfortunately Chuwi's Atom-powered LapBook Plus lacks the horsepower to do a lot of the things you'd buy a 4K laptop to do....
19:52 2019-07-31

How to pay your bills using ACH transfers, so you can avoid processing fees and ditch checks forever 10'000 Hours/Getty Images Learning how to withdraw money with account and routing numbers is easy, and setting up ACH withdrawals could help you avoid card transaction fees and kick paper checks out of your life for good. You'll need to provide your bank account number and routing number in order t...
20:26 2019-07-31

Watchdog: El Paso, Texas, migrant processing center 'dangerously' overcrowded The Department of Homeland Security Inspector General found evidence of "dangerous overcrowding" at a Border Patrol processing facility in El Paso, Texas, a report released Friday indicates....
05:26 2019-06-01

UPDATE 1-Albemarle to delay construction plans for 125,000 tons of lithium processing Albemarle Corp said on Thursday it would delay construction plans for about 125,000 tons of additional lithium processing capacity as an oversupply of the white metal used to make electric vehicle batteries has pushed down prices....
17:26 2019-08-08

Kohl's Says Processing Amazon Returns Is Its 'Single Biggest Initiative' in 2019 Retail chain Kohl started a program to accept unwanted Amazon returns at all 1,150 of its stores in April, and it looks like it’s rolling the dice on it big time now that a limited test period has concluded. According to a report in the New York Times on Monday, Kohl’s is now describing the effort t...
09:39 2019-07-09

Brazil's Vale to partially resume dry processing at Vargem Grande complex Brazilian miner Vale SA has been authorized to partially resume dry processing operations at its Vargem Grande complex, which should add 5 million tonnes to annual production, the company said in a securities filing on Tuesday....
01:26 2019-07-24

Santander Brasil launches card processing service using rivals machines Banco Santander Brasil SA launched on Thursday a service that allows small merchants to capture payment transactions through its card processor company GetNet without buying the bank's card reader machine....
16:39 2019-08-01

UPDATE 1-Tyson Foods slowed chicken processing after recalls, raising costs Tyson Foods Inc slowed chicken processing this year after it recalled millions of pounds of poultry over concerns they contained materials like rubber and metal, raising its costs, Chief Executive Noel White said on Wednesday....
18:13 2019-09-04

Flu Outbreak Prompts Largest Border Detention Center to Stop Processing Migrants A day after a 16-year-old boy who had the flu died in custody, the Border Patrol found signs of illness among many more migrants detained at a center in McAllen, Tex....
21:39 2019-05-22

US closes Texas processing center amid flu outbreak after teen migrant's death U.S. border agents temporarily closed a main processing center for migrants in southern Texas Tuesday, one day after authorities said a 16-year-old from Guatemala died after being diagnosed with the flu at the facility....
11:39 2019-05-22

UPDATE 2-Tyson Foods slowed chicken processing after U.S. recalls, raising costs Tyson Foods Inc slowed chicken processing after it recalled millions of pounds of poultry this year over concerns they contained extraneous materials like rubber and metal, Chief Executive Noel White said on Wednesday....
20:00 2019-09-04

Drone strikes target world's largest oil processing facility, Saudi oil field; attack claimed by Iranian-backed rebels The world's largest oil processing facility and a nearby oil field in Saudi Arabia were set ablaze early Saturday morning after reported drone attacks by Yemen rebels....
17:26 2019-09-14

Klobuchar knocks ‘Medicare-for-all’: ‘While Bernie wrote the bill, I read the bill’ HOUSTON -- Sen. Amy Klobuchar blasted "Medicare-for-all" as a “bad idea” during Thursday night’s 2020 Democratic presidential debate, accusing rival Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders of leaving out an important caveat to the plan while making his pitch to voters....
04:26 2019-09-13

'Let them go!': Immigration raids hit food processing plants in Mississippi A tearful 13-year-old boy stood beside his father as he waved goodbye to his mother, who worked at Koch Foods Inc., the site of the immigration sting.        ...
21:52 2019-08-07

Facebook founds AI Language Research Consortium to solve challenges in natural language processing Facebook's newly launched AI Language Research Consortium will seek to solve challenges in NLP, including representation learning and content understanding.Read More...
23:39 2019-08-28

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

Texas woman taken off life support against family's wishes – then a pro-life group stepped in A Texas woman was taken off life-support Monday, against her family's wishes, after the hospital invoked a law allowing them to deny further care. But a pro-life group stepped in....
17:13 2019-05-21

Scientists are building a real-life version of the Starship Enterprise's life scanner When the crewmembers of the Starship Enterprise pull into orbit around a new planet, one of the first things they do is scan for life-forms. Here in the real world, researchers have long been trying to figure out how to unambiguously detect signs of life on distant exoplanets. ...
02:00 2019-08-24

Sony Xperia 1 battery life: real-life impressions and test results are out! The Sony Xperia 1 is a monster of a phone: the world's first 4K AMOLED display, Snapdragon 855 chip, a new 21:9 super tall and narrow form factor, gaming optimizations, new cameras, and the list just goes on and on.And lo and behold, all of those monster specs are combined with... a tiny little 3,30...
18:52 2019-06-11

Woman who killed daughters after ‘they got in the way’ of her sex life sentenced to life in prison A woman found guilty in England of killing her two young daughters because they "got in the way" of her sex life has been jailed for life, the BBC reports....
00:13 2019-08-03

Graffiti vandal tells how he turned his life around from tagging Tube trains at night to photographing life on the Bakerloo line A graffiti vandal who was jailed after spraying his distinctive tag across the Tube network today tells how he turned his life around to become a photographer documenting the Bakerloo line....
20:13 2019-05-26

How about the ‘pro-life’ lobby get behind these life-positive causes instead? | Hadley Freeman Banning abortion isn’t the most effective place to start if you want to save livesIt’s always more fun to be on the winning side, and in the US right now there is no question that the pro-life side is – well, “killing it” seems like the wrong term, so let’s say it’s enjoying some triumphs. Georgia, ...
15:26 2019-05-25

When the C.I.A. Was Into Mind Control Stephen Kinzer’s “Poisoner in Chief” describes the C.I.A. in the Cold War years, when it was testing LSD and other drugs on citizens, often without their knowledge....
07:39 2019-09-10

To Truly Understand Jon Gruden's Mind Would Be To Go Mad Nathan Peterman, America’s Quarterback and Oakland’s either second or third, is growing on Jon Gruden. Not like Kuato in Total Recall, although that is nice to think about—to be clear, Gruden is Kuato in this scenario; just slap a visor and a critical sunburn on this little guy and it’s easy to see—...
18:52 2019-08-01

Here's why some people don't mind overpaying the IRS More than 4 out of 10 people polled by NerdWallet are perfectly fine with taking home less pay and sending more money to the IRS throughout the year. That's because they're banking on a big refund next year....
18:00 2019-08-13

Welcome to San Diego. Don’t Mind the Scooters. A year ago, electric rental scooters were hailed as the next big thing in transportation. But their troubles in San Diego show how the services have now hit growing pains....
10:26 2019-09-04

Best mind map software of 2019 Brainstorming can be an exclude way to develop new ideas, workflows, and opportunities for your business. However, organizing a disparate range of suggestions into working solutions and actionable insights can be something of a challenge.This is where mind map software comes into play, providing a w...
23:39 2019-06-28

Mind the gap – When Britons step up Anthony Yarde is not the first British fighter to make a massive step up and take on a supposedly fading but substantially more accomplished opponent. Matt Christie looks at the lessons of history The post Mind the gap – When Britons step up appeared first on Boxing News....
17:52 2019-08-20

The trailer for Netflix's Bill Gates docuseries seems like a pretty great commercial for Bill Gates Bill Gates is a man with a complicated legacy in the public eye: part uber nerd, part Machiavellian schemer, part publicly celebrated philanthropist. Simultaneously the second-richest man in the world, and one of its largest charitable contributors, Gates has been celebrated by world leaders and cu...
07:52 2019-08-30

Bill Belichick gave the most Bill Belichick answer when asked if he's pumped for the season The legendary coach spoke for all of us football fans when he was asked a simple question about getting excited for opening night.       ...
14:00 2019-09-05

Moving help: How to relocate without losing your mind CONSUMER CHECKBOOK | A top company should take good care of your possessions while moving them from Home A to Home B, respecting your time, your spaces and your stuff....
14:00 2019-06-03

How to Prepare for a Big Race Without Losing Your Mind The last few weeks before a marathon are a special kind of hell. For months, your top priority has been training consistently. Now, all of a sudden, your runs are getting shorter. Some of them drop off your calendar altogether. It’s new territory, both mentally and physically, and it’s totally norma...
22:39 2019-05-30

Sharpen Your Mind: 50 Fun Ways to Get Smarter Nerd-out on Beethoven in Vienna, master chess stylishly, learn sous-vide cooking and 47 more diverting ideas to help you get studious this fall. Pencils ready?...
20:52 2019-09-13

Muse 2: The gadget that can read your mind (yes, really) The Muse 2 is a multi-sensor meditation device that can read your brainwaves in real time and offer you useful feedback to improve your meditation skills and become more relaxed....
18:52 2019-06-16

How to get started with mind mapping apps Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. List making and note taking have been digitized to help us keep track of shopping lists, to-do lists, and quick notes. But what if your ideas are more complicated...
15:00 2019-06-18

Read Your Kid's Mind With This Magic Trick You can’t read your kid’s mind. If you could, you would know that his new favorite color just became turquoise, even though you just bought him a cup that is blue, his favorite color from three hours ago. But you can make him think you can read his mind, thanks to this super fun trick posted on Redd...
19:52 2019-08-13

It's mind over matter in a thrilling episode of The 100 The 100 seems to be making a name for itself when it comes to hyper focused episodes. This season already included the one-off horror nightmare that was “Red Sun Rising,” and now we have “Nevermind,” an episode that almost exclusively takes place inside Clarke’s mind. Josephine may have taken over h...
06:52 2019-06-19

iPadOS won’t change your mind on the iPad Apple's announcement of iPadOS yesterday wasn't a huge surprise, outside of the name. Rumors have suggested that iOS 13 would be a major step forward for the iPad, bringing multitasking improvements that would make using an iPad more like a "real com......
19:39 2019-06-04

11 mind-blowing facts about the US economy The United States is the world's largest economy. Here are 11 surprising facts about the US economy, from its near-record economic growth to the mind-boggling GDP of its largest state, California. Visit MarketsInsider.com for more stories. For more than a century, the United States has been the wo...
22:39 2019-05-27

Ram Jethmalani, Ace Lawyer Who Always Spoke His Mind Veteran lawyer Ram Jethmalani - who died today at the age of 95 - was known as a doyen of the criminal law, defending not only the rich and the famous, but also scamsters and terrorists in some of the......
13:00 2019-09-08

Keep these weaknesses in mind in clash between US and France When the United States Women’s National Team takes on host France on Friday in the quarterfinals of the 2019 Women’s World Cup (Fox, 3 p.m.), the much-anticipated meeting will feature powers struggling to match market expectations versus top competition. Neither impressed in their round of 16 victor...
17:00 2019-06-28

Y'all Gon' Make Me Lose My Mind: The #DMXChallenge Is Trending...and It's Not What You Think “There was Brenda, LaTisha, Linda, Felicia, Dawn, LeShaun, Ines and Alicia, Teresa, Monica, Sharron, Nicki, Lisa, Veronica, Karen, Vicky (damn), Cookie, well I met her in a ice cream parlor, Tonya, Diane, Lori and Carla, Marina, Selena, Katrina, Sabrina, about three Kims (WHAT?) LaToya and Tina, She...
02:52 2019-08-20

Keep these red flags in mind during Indians postseason push One of the toughest challenges for baseball handicappers in coming weeks will be properly evaluating the Cleveland Indians (who play host to the Los Angeles Angels on FS1 at 7:10 p.m. Saturday). Among the quandaries: Cleveland is in the thick of the American League Central and wild-card races, but h...
21:39 2019-08-03

Inside the crazy, musical mind of Look Mum No Computer Sam Battle, best known by his musical persona Look Mum No Computer, isn't your average YouTube star. He's built an impressive following not through traditional songwriting or perfectly-edited music videos -- though he's adept at both -- but ludicrous......
18:13 2019-06-04

Why I changed my mind about raising my child to be bilingual I speak Korean and English, but I wasn't planning to have my child apply for the local bilingual school. The presidential election, threats of a wall and accounts of migrant children separated from their families at the border changed my mind....
20:39 2019-09-05

Here’s why stock markets didn’t mind a bit of bad news The Dow surged 263 points as a disappointing jobs report and ongoing trade tensions buoyed investors' hopes that the Fed will cut rates to boost the economy....
04:00 2019-06-08

Here’s why U.S. stock markets didn’t mind a bit of bad news The Dow surged 263 points as a disappointing jobs report and ongoing trade tensions buoyed investors' hopes that the Federal Reserve will cut rates to boost the economy....
00:00 2019-06-08

'Kingdom Hearts 3' continues with 'Re Mind' DLC this winter You'll soon have another fix if you can't get enough of Kingdom Hearts -- you know, Square Enix's other big RPG franchise. The developer has revealed Re Mind DLC that will continue the Kingdom Hearts 3 story this winter. The teaser doesn't say much......
06:52 2019-09-10

Healthy gut, happy mind: What to eat to boost how you feel The deep connection between our guts and brains gives us ways to eat ourselves happier – and a few simple changes make all the difference, says dietician Megan Rossi...
17:13 2019-09-04

How to stream college sports without losing your mind Thanks to all the services that let you stream live TV, it's easy to watch sports without a commitment to cable. The channel lineups vary, and some are more limited than others. What's more, the television rights for college sports, especially footba......
21:13 2019-07-23

Whitlock limbers up for Tokyo with Paris also in mind With one year to go until the Tokyo Olympics, and the pressure mounting, Britain's double gymnastics gold medallist Max Whitlock is already thinking ahead....
04:00 2019-07-25

If you haven’t cut the cord yet, this survey might change your mind As if anyone needed a reminder that the TV landscape continues to evolve, NBC announced this week that its forthcoming streaming service — named Peacock, after the network’s iconic logo — will be the home of a slew of content both new and old. The latter includes classic comedies l...
08:26 2019-09-19

In her mind, Mallory Martin visualizes herself becoming a UFC fighter Mallory Martin has incorporated visualization and other mental training techniques into her MMA preparation. She'll try and bring her visions to a reality on DWCS....
19:52 2019-08-20

Never Mind Yield Curves. What’s Negative Convexity? Analysts and traders are blaming a highly technical, though increasingly familiar, culprit for dramatic plunges in U.S. Treasury interest rates. The terms they use -- “negative convexity” and “convexity hedging” -- aim to explain a phenomenon that’s been compared to a beast in the market. The result...
13:39 2019-09-11

Gone Missing: A Little Boy, a Favorite Uncle, an Old Lady’s Mind The crime novels in Marilyn Stasio’s column take readers from East Texas to West Africa, with stops in Ireland and the memory care unit of a nursing home....
11:39 2019-09-13

The government is serious about creating mind-controlled weapons DARPA, the Department of Defense's research arm, is paying scientists to invent ways to instantly read soldiers' minds using tools like genetic engineering of the human brain, nanotechnology and infrared beams....
14:26 2019-05-29

Never mind Prime Day, save 10% off everything at eBay today Missed your chance last month? Don't worry, eBay is brightening up our weekend again with a fantastic voucher code smashing 10% off everything on the site from noon today. So if you thought you'd have to hang on for those Prime Day deals next month, you might find a better deal today.You j...
14:52 2019-06-14

Silicon Valley wants to read your mind – here’s why you should be worried Not content with monitoring almost everything you do online, Facebook now wants to read your mind as well. The social media giant recently announced a breakthrough in its plan to create a device that reads people’s brainwaves to allow them to type just by thinking. And Elon Musk wants to go even fur...
01:52 2019-08-25

Here’s why Rocket Lab changed its mind on reusable launch Enlarge / Rocket Lab CEO Peter Beck speaks during the opening of the new Rocket Lab factory on October 12, 2018, in Auckland, New Zealand. (credit: Phil Walter/Getty Images) On Tuesday, the US-based company Rocket Lab announced that it had begun to explore the possibility of reusing its smallsat l...
03:00 2019-08-08

Xbox Players Can Now Have The Same Gamertag, If They Don't Mind Numbers At The End Frustrated that someone else got the Xbox Gamertag you wanted before you did? Thanks to changes implemented by Microsoft this week, players can now choose a Gamertag that’s already in use, as long as they don’t mind having a hashtag and random numbers next to their display name....
19:13 2019-06-11

This Ramadan, Detox Both Your Health and Mind With These Foods A healthy mind resides in a healthy body therefore it is advised to keep our bodies healthy, be it mentally, spiritually, emotionally or physically. Ramadan, the holy month is the perfect time to......
11:39 2019-05-29

Andrew Scott: 'It’s mind-blowing being described as a sex symbol' The actor, 42, on the pleasure of acting in Fleabag, Ireland’s new progressiveness and not being the next James BondI was brought up in Dublin. My parents are from Tyrone and Mayo. I went to a Catholic boys’ school. It was a different time for Ireland back then. With the same-sex marriage referendum...
20:52 2019-06-22

Re:Mind, the first Kingdom Hearts III DLC is coming at the end of 2019 Square Enix announced Kingdom Hearts III: Re:Mind, the first DLC at E3 2019. And, while we don't know exactly what it is, we do know that it'll be coming out at the tail end of 2019. The trailer seems to show off a few scenes from the original game, but we couldn't quite tell wha...
08:26 2019-06-11

The illnesses caused by a disconnect between brain and mind A group of troubling disorders lead to very real symptoms, but tests suggest nothing is wrong. Finding out why is shedding new light on the nature of consciousness itself...
15:52 2019-05-21

Fantasy owners must always keep bullpen factor in mind One of the most common misconceptions you find in fantasy baseball is that bullpens are all about the saves and holds. Yes, those two statistics are often found as categories in both standard roto and head-to-head leagues, but if you’re only looking at those two categories, you’re doing your startin...
07:00 2019-05-26

The mad scientist behind America’s mind-control quest with LSD In his mid-20s, future crime kingpin Whitey Bulger spent time in the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary for hijacking and armed robbery. While there, he volunteered to be part of a drug experiment that sought to find a cure for schizophrenia. Or so he was told. In reality, the experiment sought to determi...
04:39 2019-09-17

These Star Wars Bugs Will Blow Your Mind and Maybe Gross You Out “Star Wars” and “bugs” are generally not two things you’d see in the same sentence unless that sentence is “Those Star Wars fans are really bugging me.” That’s about to change, though, with a seemingly random but equally wonderful art exhibit coming to Los Angeles this week.Read more......
05:39 2019-09-05

Amazon's Mind the Malhotras Makes Very Little Effort to Be Original Produced by Dia Mirza, Mind the Malhotras - out now on Amazon Prime Video - is (sometimes) a shot-by-shot remake of an Israeli comedy series. Mini Mathur, Cyrus Sahukar are part of the cast....
08:39 2019-06-07

How to trick your mind to break bad habits and reach your goals Our brains evolved to help us survive in an age where food and rest were hard to come by. To help you stay fit and healthy in the modern world, here's how to game your brain...
11:01 2019-07-24

AI passes theory of mind test by imagining itself in another's shoes AI has passed a test used to assess theory of mind in dominant and subordinate chimpanzees, paving the way towards machines that are more effective at communicating with humans...
14:26 2019-07-19

Best dash cam 2019: 10 car-ready cameras for peace of mind Dash cams give you peace of mind when you're out and about driving. You never know when you'll need footage from your windshield – but you'll be glad to have it if you do. Want a great deal on a dash cam? With Amazon Prime Day 2019 just around the corner, we may well see o...
18:52 2019-09-13

Brexit not on EU's mind as bloc eyes future: Commission The European Union is focusing on positive agenda and "all the rest" in not on its mind, the spokesman for the bloc's executive said on Thursday when asked about Brexit....
13:26 2019-05-23

Whitlock limbers up for Tokyo 2020 with Paris also in mind "With one year to go until the Tokyo Olympics, and the pressure mounting, Britain\u0027s double gymnastics gold medallist Max Whitlock is already thinking ahead."...
00:39 2019-07-25

The credits scenes after ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ will blow your mind Spider-Man: Far From Home is just a few weeks away, which means a lucky few have already seen the final chapter in Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Unsurprisingly, the first wave of reactions is very positive, suggesting that Marvel and Sony have a new hit on their hands. It’s because...
18:52 2019-06-21

A mind-controlled robot arm doesn’t have to mean brain implants A robotic arm smoothly traces the movements of a cursor on a computer screen, controlled by the brain activity of a person sitting close by who stares straight ahead. The person wears a cap covered in electrodes. This "mind-controlled" robot limb is......
20:52 2019-07-22

Flay your mind: Stranger Things S3 just might be the show’s best season yet Enlarge / Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown) and the gang are back to face down yet another supernatural threat to Hawkins, Indiana, in the third season of Stranger Things. (credit: YouTube/Netflix) Warning: This story contains spoilers for episodes 5-8 of Stranger Things' third season, following up on Na...
04:52 2019-07-16

Roberto Lavagna makes up his mind: 'I am a candidate for president' With the deadline for candidates to register for the PASO primaries fast approaching, the line-up is becoming more defined by the day: Roberto Lavagna has now confirmed that he will run for the presidency....
15:52 2019-05-21

Inside the surreal mind of Brian Griffin – in pictures Griffin is known for his striking shots of everyone from Kate Bush and Elvis Costello to Iggy Pop. These early black and white images show why the smartest pop stars sought him out Continue reading......
09:13 2019-06-06

Apple is planning to buy up original podcasts with exclusivity in mind Enlarge / Apple will replace iTunes with Music, Podcasts, and TV on Mac. (credit: Ron Amadeo) Podcast fans will want to keep their ears to the ground with the latest Apple news. Bloomberg reported that Apple may be looking for deals to bring exclusive original shows to its podcast-listening platfo...
03:52 2019-07-17

David Brooks Explores The Reaches Of Pure Mind Our old pal Alex Pareene has it right, of course: The New York Times, despite its pose as the one universal press outlet of humankind, ultimately is for a very narrowly defined class of East Coast rich people....
02:26 2019-09-07

Pregnant woman changes mind mid-abortion and did this to save her twins A North Carolina woman undergoing a chemical abortion had a change of heart when she found out she was carrying twins, and with the help of a pro-life pregnancy center, she was able to save her babies....
22:00 2019-06-27

Elon Musk's plans for mind-controlled gadgets: what we know so far Elon Musk’s company Neuralink has finally broken its silence, unveiling a brain-computer interface it says people could use to control devices with their minds...
13:39 2019-07-17

Georgia Rep. John Lewis Says He Has Trump’s Impeachment on His Mind Donald Trump may be in line to get his comeuppance sooner rather than later, now that the “conscious” of the House Democrats, civil rights legend Rep. John Lewis, says he’s closer to making known his views on impeaching “this so-called president.”...
07:13 2019-09-14

Mayfield: Giants' pick of Jones 'blows my mind' Baker Mayfield told GQ that the Giants' pick of Daniel Jones at No. 6 overall "blows my mind" because the former Duke quarterback finished 17-19 for the Blue Devils....
19:52 2019-08-20

Mind meld: Artificial intelligence is improving the way humans think When AIs and humans work together they discover superior solutions to the world’s problems that would elude either working alone. Together, they will change the very process of thinking...
19:39 2019-08-22

The ridiculous, mind-boggling experience of going trackside at Monaco Casino Square, the iconic tunnel, and the incredible speeds of the Swimming Pool section -- Laurence Edmondson and Nate Saunders report from the other side of the fence at the Monaco Grand Prix....
16:13 2019-05-24

BoE's Carney says keeping open mind on Facebook's Libra Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said he is keeping an 'open mind' on the potential utility of Facebook's planned cryptocurrency, but warned it may face strict regulation if it takes off....
18:52 2019-06-18

Huawei Ramps Up U.S. Legal Challenge, With the Media in Mind The Chinese telecommunications giant has filed for summary judgment against the White House as it challenges limits against it via the courts and public opinion....
07:39 2019-05-29

QB Carr blasts offensive PI call: 'Blows my mind' Derek Carr's second interception on the day was accompanied by a flag for offensive pass interference -- a penalty the Raiders quarterback said "will blow my mind forever."...
13:39 2019-09-16

In Observation, You Play A Computer That Might Be Losing Its Damn Mind In most science fiction stories, artificial intelligence is bad news. With the familiar beats of Greek tragedy, AI is almost always destined to bring ruin to those with the hubris to create it. So how would it feel if you were the AI, and it was your job to keep a human safe—even while something in ...
00:13 2019-05-22

Software developers are keeping an open mind about blockchain Stack Overflow survey of close to 90,000 developers finds positive attitude toward blockchain, cautious embrace of containers, and a deep love of open source....
05:13 2019-06-01

Adam Vinatieri: Retirement never a thought on his mind, will 'get the demons out' Despite struggles in his first two weeks of the season, 46-year-old Adam Vinatieri says he never contemplated retirement.       ...
21:13 2019-09-17

Childfree by choice: stop telling me I'll change my mind later Saying a woman will regret it returns to the idea of motherhood as the natural position and anything else as deviant At work a while back, I was complaining that the air-con – usually set to subzero – was turned up to practically balmy. No one else agreed; my mate reached for the emergency nanna rug...
08:13 2019-06-02

NYPD designs space with sex crimes victims in mind The NYPD's "victim-centered" approach to sex crimes is translating into more privacy for accusers. The NYPD has built private interview rooms for accusers, added more investigators to trim caseloads. (Aug. 28)        ...
04:52 2019-08-29

For These Minor Leaguers, the Living Is Good if You Don’t Mind the Dead Below Players in the lower levels of professional baseball often settle for less-than-desirable living arrangements, but few residences are eerier than the funeral home where several Yankee prospects have lived....
15:39 2019-05-21

Social Networks Should Design Their Platforms With More Gratitude In Mind The role social networks play in affording a space for hateful and violent content has been put on disturbing display in recent times as these diatribes are directly connected to unimaginable acts of inhumanity. It’s hard not to see the throughline from these online forums to real-world atrocities. ...
16:26 2019-08-06

Machine mind hack: The new threat that could scupper the AI revolution Even tiny tweaks to data can confuse AI algorithms, potentially arming cyber attackers with a way to undermine everything from image recognition to driverless cars...
15:39 2019-05-21

Blue My Mind review – something's fishy in coming-of-age horror Luna Wedler delivers a good performance as a shy teenager navigating a new school – and a body that is radically changingSwiss actor and film-maker Lisa Brühlmann, known in Britain for stylishly directing episodes of the TV programme Killing Eve, finally has her debut film, from 2017, released in th...
20:26 2019-06-19

The big disaster of Cannes arrives, and it’s almost 4 mind- and ass-numbing hours of twerking One party animal on screen tells another that “It’s the end of everything,” and I finally lose count of the number of films at this festival that have vocalized the fatalism of our time, the nagging feeling that we all may be hurtling toward a point of destructive conclusion. Uttered during one of t...
18:00 2019-05-24

The Internet Is Losing Its Mind Over The Giant Wheels on This Lifted Mercedes SLK The first-generation R170 Mercedes SLK was an elegant piece of design, with its squared-off rear end flanked by triangular taillights, and its aggressive-but-not-too-aggressive sloping hood featuring two long bulges. It’s this classiness that makes seeing an SLK with a lift and huge tires so bizarre...
03:13 2019-05-29

"Mind-Boggling": ISRO Chief On Work That Went Into Chandrayaan 2 Launch Minutes after India successfully launched the Chandrayaan 2 at 2:43 pm today, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief K Sivan thanked the engineers involved in the "mammoth task" of ensuring......
17:39 2019-07-22

Tetris Effect review – makes your skin tingle and your mind hum PC, PlayStation 4; Monstars/Resonair/EnhanceThis euphoric puzzle game pleasurably hijacks your neural pathways (and your emotions)There’s a phenomenon in video games that people call “the zone”: a state of mind-body oneness where your reflexes and senses feel that they are operating without consciou...
13:13 2019-07-19

Dia Mirza-Produced Mind the Malhotras Is Amazon's Next Indian Series Amazon Prime Video has announced a new Indian original series called Mind the Malhotras with a first look and a release date: June 7. Produced by Dia Mirza, it stars Mini Mathur and Cyrus Sahukar....
16:13 2019-05-27

Tate talks about QB competition & El Paso shooting on player’s mind TUCSON – Coach Kevin Sumlin has said senior QB Khalil Tate will still have to earn his starting position. Meanwhile, an El Paso native on the Wildcats speaks out about difficult time processing mass shootings in his hometown. Here’s more from Monday’s sportscast:...
14:00 2019-08-06

A project aims to help ISPs mind their routing security manners When my kids were younger, we used to tell them we were going to send them to "manners camp" if they didn't behave properly at the dinner table. An Internet Society-supported initiative, the Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS), has tried to coax Internet service providers into minding...
23:26 2019-09-05

Watch: Emma Stone explains 'The Mind' in new Netflix docuseries Netflix and Vox released a trailer for 'The Mind, Explained' on Wednesday. Emma Stone narrates the short-form docuseries premiering Sept. 12 on Netflix....
22:26 2019-09-04

Khabib Nurmagomedov on Conor McGregor bar punch: ‘He lose his mind’ Khabib Nurmagomedov isn’t a fan of Conor McGregor’s latest punch. The lightweight champ, who famously defeated McGregor at UFC 229, responded to his foe sucker-punching a man at a Dublin bar for turning down his brand of whiskey. “I think these people have to go jail, bro,” t...
21:00 2019-08-16

Sixty-eight minutes in Biarritz: A glimpse into Trump’s unorthodox mind The U.S. president offered a range of false or dubious statements during a freewheeling news conference at the close of the often contentious G-7 summit in France....
00:00 2019-08-27

This video of ‘Stranger Things 3’ Easter eggs will blow your mind Stranger Things is one of those rare shows that emerged out of nowhere, with little to no hype, and quickly became a mainstream sensation. Since the series debuted a little more than three years ago, the engaging sci-fi show has long been one of Netflix’s most-viewed programs. The first season...
04:13 2019-08-21

Magic, meth and mayhem: behind the year's most mind-bending documentary In The Amazing Johnathan Documentary, a magician’s tricks start to confuse the line between fiction and realityThere’s a moment, about six minutes into The Amazing Johnathan Documentary, where its star, a magician, appears to be choking. I say “appears”, because the reality of the scene remains unre...
14:39 2019-08-12

Is The Diamond Moving Or Still? Watch Mind-Boggling Optical Illusion A mind-bending optical illusion has gone viral on Twitter this week. Called the Perpetual Diamond, it features a purple diamond on a grey background....
22:52 2019-06-07

It'll take more than roses to win over iyla in her mind-bending music video, "Flowers" When a relationship is especially rocky, gifts can only get you so far. Burgeoning pop/R&B singer iyla is really not interested in empty apologies and thoughtless gestures in the music video for “Flowers,” her latest release off of her 2018 debut EP, War + Raindrops. Iyla gorges on chocolates, c...
00:13 2019-09-11

Opinion: Mind-blowing Evija is only the start for revived Lotus Heavy, jaw-droppingly powerful and costly - the Evija is no normal Lotus With a claimed power output of 1973bhp, this new hypercar is exciting in itself, but what's coming could be even better They call the floating instrument panel the ‘halo’, which is an appropriate metaphor for the entire Evij...
22:26 2019-07-16

Indians Won't Mind Ads on Netflix, if Given Good Deal, Research Claims One in three Indians won't mind seeing ads as they watch over-the-top (OTT) content streaming platforms like Netflix or Amazon Prime if they get a good deal from the vendors, video Cloud services......
13:00 2019-06-17

Watch the Trailer for Mind the Malhotras, Out June 7 on Prime Video Amazon Prime Video has released the trailer for Mind the Malhotras, which centres on a couple, Shefali (Mini Mathur) and Rishabh Malhotra (Cyrus Sahukar), who are working on their marriage while......
11:00 2019-05-28

Frijns: Recent bad form played on mind during New York Formula E win Envision Virgin Racing's Robin Frijns says his prior run of bad luck in Formula E played on his mind during his drive to victory in the New York finale...
16:39 2019-07-15

Mets must fix mind-boggling defense to avoid reliving this nightmare MIAMI — The Mets came into the season with a strong rotation and a weak defense. And it has only gotten worse. For everyone. How a team can be based on pitching yet not fix its defense is mind-boggling. But that’s the Mets and that’s how this team has been built. Some potential deals didn’t......
23:00 2019-07-14

Mind-blowing drug trials show it’s possible to reverse biological age The relentless march of time will eventually claim all of our lives — or at least that’s the reality we’ve all come to expect. Short of finding the mythical Fountain of Youth, there’s not much any of us can do about getting older, but new drug trials suggest that might eventu...
07:13 2019-09-10

Never mind the forelocks: why film should give up its obsession with the upper class As Downton Abbey is disinterred for the big screen, we should recognise that British cinema’s long bewitchment with the aristocracy serves a deeply regressive purpose‘Downton Abbey,” says oleaginous lackey Bates to inbred polecat Lady Mary, “is the heart of this community. And you’re keeping it beat...
19:52 2019-06-20

Mind-reading device uses AI to turn brainwaves into audible speech People's brainwaves have been converted into speech using electrodes on the brain. The method could one day help people speak who have lost the ability...
15:39 2019-05-21

What Colour Are These Circles? Mind-Boggling Optical Illusion Is Viral The 'Confetti' illusion was created by David Novick, a computer and information science engineer. It shows 12 circles with multi-coloured horizontal stripes....
14:39 2019-07-12

Investor Karen Firestone: Keep an open mind when companies try new things that seem out there Equinox is branching out of its expertise, opening its first branded hotel and investing in a real estate project that will include co-workspace and apartments....
19:01 2019-06-02

The Game of Thrones Creators Just Changed Their Mind About Appearing at SDCC The men primarily responsible for Game of Thrones won’t be attending San Diego Comic-Con after all. David Benioff and DB Weiss have pulled out of the show just two days before they were scheduled to appear in front of a crowd of thousands.Read more......
09:52 2019-07-18

Evidence of early Australian arrival is best judged with an open mind Signs that our ancestors reached Australia 120,000 years ago may be "difficult to credit", but recent discoveries have shattered many similar preconceptions...
17:39 2019-05-21

US women scoff at dynasty talk with different World Cup glory in mind The U.S. Women’s National Team isn’t a dynasty. But it will settle for being dominant — and repeating as World Cup champions. Golden State is a dynasty, with nightly brilliance and annual titles. But the U.S. women are different kinds of warriors, ones who don’t get as many chances at ultimate glory...
09:00 2019-06-11

This revelation about ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ and ‘Avengers: Endgame’ just blew my mind Marvel decided to re-release Avengers: Endgame two months after its premiere, and just in time for Spider-Man: Far From Home, which launches on July 2nd. But as we get closer to Far From Home, we’re learning all sorts of things about the new Spider-Man adventure, like the fact that we have two...
21:52 2019-06-27

Dodgers' Roberts surprised Jansen changed mind on injury ​​​​​​​Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts says it's "a little bit tough to swallow" that closer Kenley Jansen changed his mind about the severity of a foot injury after blowing a save Tuesday night against the Philadelphia Phillies....
13:13 2019-07-18

New Stranger Things S3 trailer teases: What if the Mind Flayer never left? The plucky teens from Hawkins, Indiana are back in Netflix's hotly anticipated Stranger Things season 3. You know that annoying houseguest who overstays their welcome and just won't leave? It looks like the interdimensional monster known as the Mind Flayer, from Stranger Things, may be one of thos...
18:52 2019-06-21

Rihanna posted a mind-bending brainteaser on Instagram. Here's how it works. AP Photo/Steven Senne Rihanna shared a brainteaser on Instagram. It contains text in different sizes set on black or white sections. The biggest text says "You will read this first," and the smallest text says "And you will read this last," even though the smallest text appears first from the top. ...
23:39 2019-07-03

This iPhone 11 Night mode photo sample is going to blow your mind Well, the early reviews are in and it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that bloggers and tech journalists love Apple’s new iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max. Early reviewers rarely say otherwise, of course, but this time around they also have a fairly major upgrade to work ...
03:26 2019-09-19

McConnell challenger Amy McGrath changes her mind on supporting Kavanaugh just hours after backlash McGrath’s campaign announced a $2.5 million haul in her first 24 hours in the race. But she quickly faced criticism after saying in an interview she would have supported Brett M. Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation. Shortly after, she tweeted a reversal of that position....
09:52 2019-07-11

Free Your Mind: 10 Missouri Eastern Prison Inmates Graduate College Ten inmates from the Missouri Eastern Correctional Center made history Wednesday as the first graduates of Washington University’s Prison Education Project....
00:00 2019-05-25

Italy beefed up 'golden power' with Chinese 5G vendors in mind - source Italy has beefed up its "golden power" over the private sector partly due to concerns over the potential involvement of Chinese firms Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corp in the development of 5G networks, a government source said on Friday....
11:26 2019-07-12

Tree planting 'has mind-blowing potential' to tackle climate crisis Research shows a trillion trees could be planted to capture huge amount of carbon dioxidePlanting billions of trees across the world is by far the biggest and cheapest way to tackle the climate crisis, according to scientists, who have made the first calculation of how many more trees could be plant...
01:52 2019-07-05

The organization that started a petition to change the date of Halloween has a new goal in mind The petition to change the date of Halloween from October 31 to the last Saturday in October is now a petition to start National Trick or Treat Day.        ...
19:13 2019-07-31

The 2019 McLaren 720S Spider is a $315,000 supercar with mind-bending performance The McLaren 720S Spider will change your understanding of the word "fast." It's loud, gorgeous and violently quick. But while many cars will beat you over the head with raw speed and fall apart in hard driving, the 720S gets better and better the more you push it....
20:26 2019-09-15

An Interview with the Man Whose Bedbug Joke Made Bret Stephens Lose His Mind New York Times op-ed columnist Bret Stephens has long seemed thin-skinned, but it now appears that skin might actually be more like an insect shell casing. If you suggest this, though, you better do it to his goddamn face, at his home, in front of his wife and children. OR ELSE....
20:00 2019-08-27

My chronic pain taught me about the links between the mind and body | Hannah Millington Standard therapies were not working. But once I discovered the role of the brain in physical pain, I began to mendChronic pain is an ongoing epidemic. It debilitates around 28 million adults in the UK alone. Yet society seems to have grown comfortable with there being no cure. Perhaps this is becaus...
10:52 2019-07-01

| 'History maker' Murray doubles offer changed Herbert's mind Pierre-Hugues Herbert says the chance to play alongside Andy Murray convinced him to change his mind over just playing singles at the Grand Slam event....
20:39 2019-07-01

Devils’ mind seen as made up on Jack Hughes-Kaapo Kakko pick BUFFALO — Yes, the World Championships did make some people think twice. The terrific performance from Finland’s Kaapo Kakko did make some people doubt who the Devils might take with the No. 1-overall selection in the draft — and therefore, who the Rangers might get with No. 2. But as the NHL Combin...
08:00 2019-06-01

Trump approved strikes on Iran before abruptly changing his mind: report President Trump reportedly gave the order to bomb Iran on Thursday night in response to its “unprovoked” downing of a US drone — even going so far as to put planes in the air and ships in position to strike — before eventually changing his mind, officials say. The retaliation...
07:26 2019-06-21

'Jeopardy' host Alex Trebek gives 'mind-boggling' cancer update “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek is cautiously optimistic after learning his stage 4 pancreatic cancer is in near-remission and responding well to chemotherapy treatment....
17:52 2019-05-29

Artist destroys hand, mind by drawing for 24 hours straight without lifting his pen Perhaps taking note of all us cretins who spent our high school math classes drawing ever-expanding spirals in our notebooks, a professional artist has just completed the more constructive, less grade-endangering version of a classic doodle by drawing a single line for 24 entire hours....
20:13 2019-08-12

Want a truly mind-expanding experience? Learn another language | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett That Brexit has put British pupils off studying languages is tragic – it’s not just great for your brain, it opens up whole new worldsMore than half the world’s people speak more than one language, and I am one of them: I speak English, Welsh, French and Italian, and wish that I could speak more.Bei...
15:52 2019-07-04

The Mind Flayer is feeling chatty in the final trailer for Stranger Things 3 If there’s a weakness to the inhuman supernatural beasties roving around Hawkins, Indiana in Netflix’s hit sci-fi series Stranger Things, it’s that they’re, well inhuman. After the show killed off human villain Matthew Modine at the end of its first season, its antagonists have been decidedly hard t...
06:13 2019-06-21

Alex Trebek shares 'mind-boggling' pancreatic cancer update "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek says his doctors say he's in "near remission" of advanced pancreatic cancer and his response to the treatment is "kind of mind-boggling."...
21:26 2019-05-29

Alex Trebek shares ‘mind-boggling’ pancreatic cancer update LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek says his doctors say he’s in “near remission” of advanced pancreatic cancer and his response to the treatment is “kind of mind-boggling.” The 78-year-old TV personality tells People magazine he’s respondi...
15:00 2019-05-29

The Mind Behind Neon Genesis Evangelion Is Helping to Make a New Ultraman Movie Hideaki Anno gave us one of the most interesting Godzilla films in years with Shin Godzilla. Now, he’s turning his attentions toward another Tokusatu icon: the legendary size-changing superhero Ultraman....
12:52 2019-08-01

A Very Special GLOW explains the dangers of “Desert Pollen” on the body and mind It wouldn’t seem like “The One Where Melrose Screws A Gigolo” would be the GLOW episode where body issues and physical and mental health in professional wrestling (and in general) are a major topic of discussion, but that’s exactly what “Desert Pollen” is. In fact, even that aspect of the episode ul...
08:39 2019-08-10

Deontay Wilder on Anthony Joshua’s mind ahead of American debut 'The people who lose and don’t perform don’t go down in history, so I’ve got to go out there and get the job done,' muses Anthony Joshua ahead of his US debut The post Deontay Wilder on Anthony Joshua’s mind ahead of American debut appeared first on Boxing News....
18:39 2019-05-31

Marianne Williamson suggests using ‘the power of the mind’ to change Hurricane Dorian’s course The Democratic presidential candidate offered an unorthodox suggestion for dealing with the hurricane, which has Georgia and the Carolinas in its sights....
03:52 2019-09-05

Engaging ‘head and mind’, key for effective learning, says UNESCO chief on Literacy Day On International Literacy Day, Sunday, the chief of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) maintained that "engaging with both head and mind is a key for effective learning”....
06:52 2019-09-09

Ask The Salty Waitress: Know any Jedi mind tricks for servers to get bigger tips? Dear Salty: I just graduated from college and I’m waitressing this summer. I’m good at serving (at least that’s what my boss says), I enjoy the customers, and I consider my job fun. So please know I’m slightly embarrassed to ask this question: Do you have any special techniques for getting a bigger ...
21:39 2019-06-14

Amazon's Undone Is a Surreal and Visually Stunning Series About (Maybe?) Losing Your Mind When we first meet Alma (Alita: Battle Angel’s Rosa Salazar), the heroine of Amazon’s Undone, she’s sobbing behind the wheel and driving like a maniac. Alma’s at a breaking point, and Undone—which has a mind-bending story and trippy visuals to match—sucks you into her world right as she’s falling ap...
11:13 2019-09-06

Best Buy offers mind-blowing Galaxy S10 series and Note 9 savings with installments If you still haven't been able to find the right Galaxy S10 deal for you among a recent avalanche of cool freebies and big discounts offered by top-rated eBay sellers, major third-party retailers like Best Buy, B&H Photo Video, and Costco, as well as Samsung itself, perhaps a fresh batch of promotio...
16:52 2019-06-06

Russo brothers say Bucky couldn't be the new Captain America because of his "damaged mind" At the end of Avengers: Endgame, Steve Rogers makes an important choice without seeming to make any choice at all. After going back to the past to return the Infinity Stones and Mjolnir (in order to avoid disrupting the other timelines created by their shenanigans), Rogers stays in the past so he ca...
22:39 2019-08-20

How Idris Elba's Wife Sabrina Dhowre Changed His Mind About Marriage Idris Elba didn't know he'd marry again--until he met Sabrina Dhowre. "We've been literally inseparable since we met," the 46-year-old actor told British Vogue in a......
06:26 2019-06-05

D&D’s Christopher Perkins delves into dark, horrible secrets of the mind flayer Baldur's Gate 3 features the mind flayers. But who are these tentacled horrors? We asked Dungeons & Dragons lead story designer Christopher Perkins to reveal their secrets.Read More...
17:52 2019-07-31

From mind control to murder? How a deadly fall revealed the CIA’s darkest secrets Frank Olson died in 1953, but, because of clandestine US government experiments, it took decades for his family to get closer to the truth. By Stephen KinzerGlass shattered high above Seventh Avenue in Manhattan before dawn on a cold November morning in 1953. Seconds later, a body hit the sidewalk. ...
16:39 2019-09-06

I'm a trans woman. Kiarostami's films helped me escape a prison of the mind Films like Close-Up and Certified Copy travel across a thin line of identity separating laborer from director, lover from strangerThe first thing I did after I was a woman for the very first time was to watch a movie by Abbas Kiarostami. The movie was Close-Up, and it spoke in so many ways to exactl...
07:26 2019-08-04

Should we worry about the robots and mind-reading apps remaking our world? | Alex Hern Technology is spying on us and machines are developing human voices. But it’s not all a weird cyberpunk dystopiaTechnology changes so fast that our lives are radically different from even a decade ago, yet slowly enough that sometimes we don’t even notice the changes.We live in the future, in other ...
14:26 2019-08-01

Paranormal Activity: Paul DeJong Bends Foul Ball With His Mind (REAL!) A couple of explanations for this very strange, uh, “base hit” in the first inning of tonight’s Giants-Cardinals game. One: Paul DeJong, being a very science-minded fellow with sincere, demonstrated interest in the way external forces affect the trajectory of a baseball, figured out a split-second b...
10:52 2019-09-04

Watch Simon Cowell get spooked out of his mind in this weird AF America's Got Talent audition Possessions, ghosts, and actual paranormal activity are better seen in movies or TV than in real life (if you even believe in that sort of thing). But even near-convincing supernatural hunting “reality” shows can’t live up to this weird America’s Got Talent audition that seems, dare we say, pretty l...
22:39 2019-07-03

Documents Suggest Prosecutors Quickly Changed Mind on Jussie Smollett Case Newly released police files say that soon after the actor was charged with faking a hate-crime attack, prosecutors were thinking of settling the case....
04:39 2019-05-31

Elon Musk's Neuralink unveils effort to build implant that can read your mind Startup plans to use small ‘threads’ to detect neuron activityMusk claims tests already show ‘monkey can control computer with its brain’ Elon Musk’s secretive “brain-machine interface” startup, Neuralink, stepped out of the shadows on Tuesday evening, revealing its progress in creating a wireless i...
08:52 2019-07-17

Sophie Turner's Mind Was Just Blown by This Theory About Game of Thrones' Season 1 Poster Even Sophie Turner didn't spot this possible Game of Thrones spoiler. The Sansa Stark character had her mind blown during a recent interview with Metro.co.uk. While promoting......
20:13 2019-05-30

'Jeopardy!' TV host Trebek reports 'mind-boggling' progress in cancer battle Alex Trebek, the long-time host of television game show "Jeopardy!" and one of U.S. television's most recognizable personalities, said in an interview published on Wednesday that doctors have told him that his deadly pancreatic cancer is now "near remission."...
19:52 2019-05-29

Mind the gap: Djokovic, Federer and Nadal playing at a level the chasing pack cannot reach "For the second Grand Slam in a row, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have reached the semi-final. The trio are on another level over five sets, and they are arguably increasing the gap on the chasing pack, writes Michael Hincks."...
23:00 2019-07-10

Imaginary friends are a sign of a lively, creative mind. But they are leaving us | Daisy Buchanan Research suggests that fewer children have invisible playmates. We must help them rediscover the art of being boredWhen I was three, I had a very good friend named Gemma. She was fearless where I was fretful, rebellious where I was conservative and dextrous where I was clumsy. She was also entirely ...
15:26 2019-08-30

One Bachelor in Paradise Contestant Completely Loses Her Mind Over John Paul Jones Many people on Bachelor in Paradise have had complete meltdowns on their quest for love or at least a rose, but none have melted down quite as quickly or as spectacularly as Tahzjuan. And when we......
07:39 2019-08-27

Mind-blowing ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ credits scenes just leaked, revealing what’s next in MCU Phase 4 Spider-Man: Far From Home, the final movie in the third phase of Marvel Cinematic Universe adventures, is hitting theaters ini just a few days on July 2nd. We know it will deal with the aftermath of Avengers: Endgame while further shaping Peter’s arc, and we know it’ll introduce the mult...
20:52 2019-06-29

AC Atto folding bike: ‘Built with performance in mind – watch out Brompton’ | Martin Love A lightweight folder that’s been designed to be ridden hardAC AttoPrice £2,250, austincycles.ccFrame carbonWeight 7.8kgGears single speed or 11-speed Shimano AlfineTyres SchwalbeFolding bikes with small wheels are big business. The best-known brand by a country mile is Brompton. It’s so successful a...
09:52 2019-07-21

Selma Blair reveals MS spasms coping method in bathtub selfie: 'I don't mind being ridiculed' Selma Blair this week revealed she was once “ridiculed” for attempting to assuage her multiple sclerosis (MS) spasms by bringing a towel into the bath with her. ...
22:13 2019-07-24

‘The Most Formidable Mind of Our Times.’ Tayari Jones Honors Toni Morrison’s Work and Legacy I have never been to Lorain, Ohio, but it has been on my bucket list for 20 years at least. I’m curious about this town, population 64,000, located 120 miles north of Columbus, at the mouth of Black River. One of my students drove across the country, passing through the town with which I was s...
23:00 2019-08-07

Head of NYPD Group Is Losing His Mind Over Firing of Cop Who Put Eric Garner in Banned Chokehold The head of the New York Police Department’s Lieutenants Benevolent Association wrote on Tuesday that he is “disgusted” at the recent firing of Daniel Pantaleo, the officer who put Eric Garner in a banned chokehold in 2014, according to an email shown to Splinter News....
08:39 2019-08-21

Deathbed Revelations: Extraterrestrial Spacecrafts Powered by Mind. Sounds Crazy, But Tech is Real Many people were shocked by the deathbed revelations of Ben Rich, the former director of Lockheed Skunk Works (a secret research and development facility). Rich claimed that UFOs were alien spacecraft and that extraterrestrial visitors were real. Furthermore, he stated that their craft were in some ...
12:13 2019-07-13

Ariana Grande Takes Fans Inside Her Claustrophobic Mind With New "In My Head" Music Video "My imagination's too creative," sing Ariana Grande. And now, she's giving fans an inside look. For her "In My Head" music video, the superstar, who released her......
18:52 2019-07-09

Elon Musk's latest project shows first step toward mind-reading brain implant After years of speculation, Neuralink, the brain-machine interface start-up co-founded by Elon Musk, started talking directly to the public on Tuesday....
07:13 2019-07-17

'Blows my mind': Cleveland's Baker Mayfield drags Giants for Daniel Jones pick Outspoken quarterback trashes Giants’ lofty selection of JonesJones expected to begin season on bench behind Eli ManningBaker Mayfield offered his usual no-holds barred opinion when discussing the Giants drafting of Daniel Jones, telling GQ he “can’t believe” New York selected the Duke quarterback s...
19:52 2019-08-20

Australia's oldest things: how mind-boggling timelines meet the climate emergency | Jeff Sparrow They were here before us and should live on long afterwards. With 12 years to avert catastrophe, we need to imagine the aeons to come and consider the creatures that outlive usWilbur the tortoise has, in all probability, lived more than a hundred years.“From his size and weight and general health,” ...
04:26 2019-06-15

Heartbreaking: Dad Is Excited Out Of His Fucking Mind After Asking A Cab Driver In Aruba To Take Us Where The Locals Eat And Getting Dropped Off At What’s Basically An Olive Garden It’s not often that you’ll see Dad genuinely, full-blown excited about something, and that honestly might be for the best, because right now he’s stoked as all hell and it is a pathetic sight to behold: Dad is excited out of his fucking mind after asking a cab driver in Aruba to take us where the re...
21:52 2019-06-18

Managers ring changes and Jill Ellis beats Phil Neville at mind games | Suzanne Wrack There were unexpected changes on both sides, but it was the Americans who came up with a tactical masterclassBilled as the Lucy Bronze versus Megan Rapinoe show Jill Ellis had ripped up the script, her four-goal-in-two-games hero stripped of her starting spot and standing to the side as the rest of ...
01:13 2019-07-03

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 10: Geto Boys 'My Mind's Playing Tricks On Me' x Isaac Hayes 'Hung Up On My Baby' Like many of us, I spent various moments yesterday reading mixed reporting on the status of Bushwick Bill, member of pioneering Houston rap group, Geto Boys....
20:26 2019-06-10

Five ways 'The Matrix' and Keanu Reeves will still blow your mind, 20 years later 'The Matrix' turns 20 this weekend. But its sci-fi world is just as thrilling and fresh as it was when Keanu Reeves' Neo battled on the big screen.        ...
22:26 2019-08-31

Mind blown: 10 billion years ago, the Milky Way 'ate' a nearby galaxy Ten billion years ago, our own Milky Way galaxy 'cannibalized' a smaller nearby galaxy, according to a new study published Monday.        ...
10:13 2019-07-23

Rose McGowan on Harvey Weinstein fallout: I came close to 'losing my mind' "It was brutal seeing my attacker's face every day, his name every day," Rose McGowan told interviewer Sadie Frost of Harvey Weinstein.        ...
15:13 2019-08-27

Luke Combs inducted into Grand Ole Opry by Vince Gill: 'You can do anything you set your mind to' Combs has taken country music by storm in the last two years with hit after hit off his debut major label record,.        ...
10:39 2019-07-18

Raiders quarterback Derek Carr rips interference call: 'Blows my mind' Raiders QB Derek Carr vented about one of the worst calls he's ever experienced following his team's 28-10 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday.       ...
15:52 2019-09-16

Meghan McCain speaks her mind: 7 times 'The View' host has been blunt about her opinions Meghan McCain isn’t afraid to speak her mind, especially on "The View." Here are seven times McCain has been blunt about her conservative views.        ...
23:39 2019-09-12

International Yoga Day 2019: Steps To Keep In Mind Before, During And After Yoga Practice The Ayush Ministry has come up with a set of guidelines for the yoga practice on World Yoga Day. Here are the steps you should keep in mind before, during and after the yoga practice....
18:26 2019-06-19

NRA head Wayne LaPierre made $1.4 million in 2017. Here's what we know, and don't know, about the finances of America's most public gun rights advocate, who can reportedly change Trump's mind on gun policy with a single phone call. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts Wayne LaPierre is the CEO and executive vice president of the National Rifle Association (NRA), an American gun rights advocacy group. While LaPierre's exact net worth is unknown, one estimate has put it at $10 million. He was paid more than $1.4 million in total compensation...
02:13 2019-08-22

Kawhi Leonard's college coach says returning to West Coast 'always in back of his mind' Ex-San Diego State coach Steve Fisher: "The fact that he’s a pro doesn’t surprise me. But the fact he’s this good ... I don’t think anyone saw that."       ...
00:26 2019-07-11

Olympian John Carlos on 1968 Brent Musburger criticism: He 'doesn't even exist in my mind' During a forum on athletes and activism Thursday, Olympian John Carlos discussed a 1968 Brent Musburger column that harshly criticized his protest with Tommie Smith at those Summer Games.        ...
09:52 2019-05-31

Cleveland Browns' Baker Mayfield on New York Giants' Daniel Jones pick: 'Blows my mind' In a 'GQ' interview, Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield called out the New York Giants for drafting Daniel Jones at No. 6 in the NFL draft.       ...
21:00 2019-08-20

First-timers' guide to New Orleans: 10 do's and don'ts to keep in mind Sure, there's Mardi Gras and Bourbon Street. But what else should first-timers know about when visiting New Orleans?       ...
02:26 2019-08-01

'Bachelorette' Hannah Brown doesn't mind if Tyler Cameron is dating Gigi Hadid: 'He’s single' As "Bachelorette" Hannah Brown explained, she feels a type of way about Tyler Cameron's reported behavior, but as a single gal, she gets it.        ...
17:26 2019-08-06

Draymond Green on Drake's sideline antics: 'I don't mind it. It's fun for me' Draymond Green, who exchanged words with Drake after Game 1 of the NBA Finals, said he does not think the league should rein in the famous rapper.        ...
03:13 2019-06-01

It's All On Bill O'Brien Now Since arriving in Houston, Bill O’Brien has been on a mission to consolidate power and become both the team’s head coach and general manager. He prevailed in a power struggle with former GM Rick Smith, then did the same with Brian Gaine, who the Texans cut loose this summer and will still be paying ...
23:39 2019-09-02

John Wick Hex Is A Portal Into John Wick's Mind At a Keanu Reeves-filled E3 last week, I played a demo of John Wick Hex, a forthcoming action game directed and written by Mike Bithell, the creator of acclaimed indie games Thomas Was Alone and Volume. Playing John Wick Hex was like being transported inside of the titular assassin’s mind via a mash...
03:26 2019-06-22

The Many Fears of Bill Hader The “Barry” star is used to dealing privately with various dreads (like seeing himself act). Now he’s taking his terror onscreen, with “It Chapter Two.”...
11:13 2019-08-29

Tanker ban bill: What it means, who is for and against it, and what’s next The so-called tanker ban bill, officially called Bill C-48 or the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act, is one step closer to becoming law after the Senate rejected a recommendation to dismiss the bill....
02:52 2019-06-08

What Does the House Retirement Bill Mean For You? The retirement bill the House of Representatives passed on Thursday includes an assortment of changes for participants in 401(k) plans and owners of IRAs....
23:52 2019-05-23

Bill Barr Has Always Been Terrible Attorney General William Barr gave a speech to the Fraternal Order of Police conference in New Orleans today, during which he lambasted criminal justice reform efforts as “dangerous to public safety.” It’s worth a reminder that these reforms aren’t just a rebuke to Barr’s worldview, but his entire ...
23:39 2019-08-12

NY Gov. signs equal pay bill into law The governor of New York signed a bill Wednesday making equal pay the law minutes before a ticker tape parade to honor the U.S. women's soccer team was preparing to kick off in lower Manhattan. (July 10)        ...
20:39 2019-07-10

Tax bill for not living in $20M mansion is $200,000 The wife of a Chinese multimillionaire is suing the Vancouver government over a $200,000 tax bill she was served for allegedly leaving a $20.4 million mansion empty, highlighting the staggering wealth Chinese investors have parked in the Canadian city....
10:00 2019-07-10

What Is NIA Amendment Bill And Why The Opposition Is Against It The National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill-2019, introduced by Union Home Minister Amit Shah on July 8, was passed by the Lok Sabha today amid protests by the Opposition. While the government......
18:00 2019-07-15

What Was Your Most Ridiculous Medical Bill? It’s no secret that the U.S. medical system is completely fucked up. We seek medical care without knowing how much it will cost; prices are negotiated between hospitals and insurance companies, and we have little to no choice but to pay our premiums, deductibles, and whatever bills might come our wa...
04:26 2019-09-19

Second GOP lawmaker blocks $19B disaster aid bill Within days of the first, a second GOP lawmaker has blocked a $19 billion aid bill for victims of California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes....
23:13 2019-05-28

What Does Bill Simmons Think Of The Ringer Union? The editorial staff of The Ringer announced this morning that they have formed a union with the WGA East. In their letter of intent, Ringer staffers said they want to negotiate with management for improvements in areas such as compensation, benefits, severance, diversity, and the establishment of a ...
21:52 2019-08-12

Jessica Biel not against vaccinations, just against bill LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Jessica Biel says she’s not opposed to vaccinations, but she does not support a bill in California that would limit medical exemptions. The 37-year-old has drawn criticism after appearing this week in Sacramento with vaccination skeptic Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to voice...
17:13 2019-06-13

Updates From Stranger Things, Bill & Ted 3, and More The wild Clifford the Big Red Dog movie keeps adding to its cast. Buddy claims another Pixar pal in the latest Child’s Play poster. Plus what’s to come on Dark and iZombie, a new Black Christmas remake is on the way, and new clips from The 100 and Fear the Walking Dead. To me, my spoilers!Read more....
17:00 2019-06-14

Democrats to try again on overdue $19B disaster aid bill WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats appear likely to try again to pass a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill that’s a top priority for some of President Donald Trump’s most loyal allies on Capitol Hill. A GOP conservative blocked an attempt late last week to pass the measure under f...
16:39 2019-05-28

Always Check Your Automatic Bill Payments Automating your finances fixes everything, right? Well, only if you’re still monitoring your money on a regular basis, it turns out. The Wall Street Journal interviewed a handful of money experts about the biggest ways people waste money. And we won’t talk about what they said about that, because th...
23:26 2019-06-20

New bill would allow doctors to test for HIV without consent New York doctors would be able to test patients for HIV without their consent, under a measure advocates say would boost detection but opponents argue is invasive and doesn’t confront the issue....
04:13 2019-05-27

Bill Ackman's Playbook Works Against Him Investors are upset about the activist’s London-listed fund’s decision to issue bonds—and in classic form are dragging his performance through the mud....
22:39 2019-07-24

Lok Sabha Passes Bill On Dam Safety A bill seeking to set up an institutional mechanism for surveillance, inspection, operation and maintenance of specified dams across the country was passed by Lok Sabha on Friday with the Centre......
19:26 2019-08-02

McConnell says he won't take up gun bill unless Trump says he will sign it Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday he will not put a gun bill of any kind on the Senate floor unless President Donald Trump says he would sign it into law....
06:39 2019-09-04

R.I.P. Bushwick Bill from Geto Boys According to Rolling Stone, Geto Boys member Bushwick Bill—born Richard Shaw—has died. Bill had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in February and had been undergoing “intensive chemotherapy” right up until his death. Bill was 52....
16:26 2019-06-10

AT&T just made it possible to pay your phone bill with bitcoin Have some spare bitcoin kicking around? You can put it toward your phone service. AT&T says it has become the first big US wireless carrier to accept cryptocurrency for online phone bill payments. Choose the BitPay option at MyAT&T and you ca......
18:26 2019-05-23

Bill moves to end NIH monkey business House legislators are looking to require the National Institutes of Health to write a plan for using fewer monkeys and other primates in medical research labs and moving them to sanctuaries once they're retired....
07:26 2019-05-31

Bill Would Aid U.S. Telecom Carriers Hit by Huawei Ban Lawmakers introduced legislation that would provide up to $700 million to help U.S. telecom carriers remove equipment purchased from Huawei and other Chinese companies deemed a security risk....
16:39 2019-05-23

Bill de Blasio Actually Had a Good Idea Bill de Blasio has been called many things: an “opportunist,” “an “asshole,” an alleged groundhog murderer, a perpetrator of rodent genocide, and according to my colleague Nick Martin, a “real person running for the real office of president of the United States,” which is the closest thing to a comp...
00:13 2019-07-24

Bill Belichick Is Here To Get You Pumped For Another NFL Season Folks.... FOLKS. The NFL season starts tomorrow night. In just over 24 hours, it will once again be time to bathe ourselves in scalding NFL action. Are you ready for the big hits? The big throws? The big runs? The bashing and bruising? If you are not yet ready for these things, allow best-coach-in-t...
20:39 2019-09-04

Baltimore’s bill for ransomware: Over $18 million, so far Enlarge / Baltimore City Hall, where the ransomware battle continues. (credit: Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images) BALTIMORE—It has been a month since the City of Baltimore's networks were brought to a standstill by ransomware. On Tuesday, Mayor Bernard "Jack" Young and his cabinet briefed press on the ...
22:00 2019-06-05

Bill de Blasio is running for president. But can he do his day job? The N.Y. mayor is raising the question: Can you be in charge of a city of 8.6 million opinionated people, and run for president simultaneously, and do either of them well?...
17:39 2019-07-31

What Is RTI Amendment Bill And Why The Opposition Is Against It: 5 Points The Lok Sabha today passed a bill to amend the Right To Information (RTI) Act amid allegations from opposition parties that it was being diluted. The opposition -- which wants the amendment bill sent......
17:39 2019-07-22

9/11 health bill to cost $10.2B over next decade: CBO The Congressional Budget Office said Thursday that legislation that would extend the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill would cost American taxpayers $10.2 billion over the next decade. The cash goes toward first responders and their families, along with neighborhood victims, who were sickened from ...
01:52 2019-07-12

A popular immigration bill is bad news for US esports "What makes me nervous is the fact that it just sailed through the House." Genie Doi is an immigration lawyer with Electronic Sports and Gaming Law, an esports-specific law firm in Los Angeles. She's talking about S.386, or the Fairness for High-Ski......
05:00 2019-08-17

New Set Pictures Reveal the Radical Return of Bill & Ted Hear a snippet of the new Lion King’s take on “Hakuna Matata”. The first mysterious teases for Scream: Resurrection are here. Shaun the Sheep has a close encounter of the third kind in his new movie. Take a bite out of the BBC’s new Dracula. Plus what’s to come on Legion, and behind-the-scenes on St...
15:26 2019-07-04

Hiker rescued from Mt. Washington may have to foot the bill CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire officials say an 80-year-old hiker who was rescued trying to reach the summit of Mount Washington could end up footing the bill for the emergency services. Maj. David Walsh of the state’s Fish and Game Department said Tuesday that authorities may even file cr...
22:13 2019-06-18

Daily on Healthcare: Tug of war over drug pricing bill Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:39 2019-07-24

How to shave your tax bill — and your Medicare costs in retirement A flush 401(k) is just one thing you'll need to cover your retirement costs. Sock some money into Roth accounts and your taxable accounts to help trim taxes in the future....
22:00 2019-07-24

Argentine activists try again with new bill to legalize abortion The Argentine lower house presented a bill on Tuesday to legalize abortion less than a year after the Senate rejected similar legislation, backed by a persistent groundswell of support from the abortion rights movement....
06:00 2019-05-29

Russia’s Sovereign Internet Bill explained Imagine if the internet as you knew it disappeared overnight? How would people react if all their favorite sites and services were suddenly inaccessible? While this may be a bit of an over exaggeration, Russia’s Sovereign Internet Bill could possibly do just that for the country’s 143m...
17:00 2019-06-04

Bill Cosby says he is still ‘America’s Dad’ in Father Day’s tweet Despite serving a prison sentence for sexual assault, Bill Cosby stays active on social media. On Sunday, he posted a Father’s Day message on Twitter that social media users said fell flat. “Hey, Hey, Hey…It’s America’s Dad…,” the disgraced actor tweeted on Sunday. “I know it’s late, but to al...
22:13 2019-06-17

‘Probably not:’ McConnell won’t bring up bill to protect ‘dreamers’ The Senate majority leader spoke a day after the House approved the measure on a path to citizenship for immigrants brought to the United States as children....
03:13 2019-06-06

Bill S-203 and the future of marine parks in Canada Keeping large aquatic mammals in captivity for entertainment is slowly becoming a thing of the past in Canada after the House of Commons passed Bill S-203, also known as ‘Ending the Captivity of Whales and Dolphins Act,’ last month....
16:26 2019-07-19

Bill To Amend Right to Information Act Introduced In Lok Sabha A bill which seeks to take away the stature of information commissioners from equivalent of election commissioners and give the Centre the power to set their salaries and service conditions was......
16:39 2019-07-19

Meet Bill & Ted's daughters, Billie and Thea Now that it finally looks like Bill & Ted Face The Music is actually, really, no-fooling happening—and we get being skittish, because Station knows we’ve all been burnt on the idea of a third Bill And Ted movie before—it’s time to figure out who’s actually going to be in the damn thing. Alex Win...
03:52 2019-06-06

McConnell: Senate will 'probably not' vote on Dreamers bill House Democrats' DREAM Act will "probably not" get a vote in the Senate, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday. The Kentucky Republican's rejection of the legislation that would give a path to citizenship to immigrants brought to the United States as children is just the latest example of ...
08:52 2019-06-06

What Would a Harriet Tubman $20 Bill Look Like? Here’s a Sneak Peek When he “delayed” replacing Donald Trump fave and slave owner President Andrew Jackson’s face on the $20 bill with that of freedom fighter Harriet Tubman, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin swore before Congress that “technical” issues concerning new security features on U.S. bills were the reason....
11:13 2019-06-15

NY Senate hashing out pro-weed bill for introduction New York lawmakers on Sunday appeared to be fired up for a pot party — with a new bill to legalize marijuana set to be introduced in the state Senate. The legislation will be similar to a proposal floated by Gov. Andrew Cuomo earlier this year, sources said. Details weren’t available, but the timing...
05:00 2019-06-17

Heartbeat abortion bill won’t keep Netflix out of Georgia – for now Netflix will continue to film in Georgia despite backlash surrounding the state's "heartbeat" bill that bans abortions after six weeks – but the streaming giant would reconsider if the controversial bill comes into effect....
19:39 2019-05-28

Bill de Blasio refuses to help Amazon return to NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio is giving Amazon the cold shoulder, saying the retail giant won’t get any help from the city if they close on plans to move to Manhattan’s West Side. “Look, if Amazon decides — as Google did and as many other tech firms have — that they’re going to expand their...
21:52 2019-05-28

Bill Nye says world needs to respond to climate change like it did with D-Day Bill Nye, host of "Bill Nye the Science Guy," suggested that the world could join together and fight climate change like it came together to battle the Nazis during WWII....
20:26 2019-06-06

Mnuchin says 2020 deadline for Tubman $20 bill not possible WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is calling “completely erroneous” a published report that an initial 2020 deadline for completing the design of a $20 bill featuring Harriett Tubman could have been met. Mnuchin told a congressional committee last month that the redesig...
01:13 2019-06-15

Uncertain ‘legal pot’ bill still smoldering in Albany Long-stalled efforts to legalize marijuana in New York state gained new life Tuesday as state Senators signaled progress towards a tentative agreement — despite less-than-stellar assessments from those close to the talks. The newfound public optimism came after days of fruitless negotiations that st...
00:39 2019-06-19

U.S. disaster aid bill blocked again as Republican objects A U.S. Republican lawmaker on Thursday blocked a $19.1 billion package to help Americans recover from a string of natural disasters, delaying passage for at least a few more days until the full House of Representatives can vote on it next week....
23:39 2019-05-30

Bill that set off big protest to go to Hong Kong legislature HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader says a highly controversial extradition bill will proceed to the territory’s legislature. Carrie Lam’s comments on Tuesday came after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory over the weekend to...
06:52 2019-06-11

Sports-wagering bill introduced in California California Assemblyman Adam Gray said ACA 16, a proposed state constitutional amendment, is the start of a complex push for sports betting in the state, with the goal of putting it before voters on the 2020 November ballot....
10:13 2019-06-28

‘A great job done by all’, Trump says after $4.6B border bill passes The bipartisan legislation contains more than $1 billion to shelter and feed migrants detained by the border patrol and almost $3 billion to care for unaccompanied migrant children....
06:00 2019-06-28

Pelosi bows to McConnell on border aid bill Speaker Nancy Pelosi formally bowed to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in a weeks-long battle with the GOP over the border aid bill, saying the House will take up the Senate's version of the relief package.The move caps four days of havoc amid a contentious debate within Pelosi's caucus over ...
22:39 2019-06-27

Louisiana passes 'heartbeat' abortion bill Louisiana's legislature passed a bill Wednesday banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat has been detected, joining a growing list of conservative states in a push to tighten restrictions on the procedure in recent week...
03:00 2019-05-30

Everything You Need to Know About the Extradition Bill Rocking Hong Kong Hong Kong’s government is attempting to pass a law that would for the first time allow extraditions to mainland China. The proposal has generated massive opposition and a series of protests including hundreds of thousands of people at a June 9 rally. Nonetheless, the administration is pressing ahead...
03:13 2019-06-13

The Latest: Pelosi presses for changes to border bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the border relief package (all times local): Noon House Speaker Nancy Pelosi choked back tears over the photo of a migrant father and daughter killed crossing the Rio Grande River as she pushed for stronger protections in a border crisis funding bill. Pel...
19:52 2019-06-27

Bill Gates shares his biggest mistake Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said in an interview that the biggest mistake he ever made was missing out on creating what Android ultimately became. By that, he means a mobile operating system that along with iOS killed all other rival mobile operating systems, including Windows Mobile, which tran...
19:00 2019-06-27

Sean Hannity and Bill de Blasio pop the ratings for Fox Fox News’ Wednesday night reboot of “The Odd Couple” — an energetic hour-long appearance by ultra-left Mayor Bill de Blasio on conservative host Sean Hannity’s talk show — was a big ratings winner for the cable news channel. The verbal slugfest between the longest...
05:39 2019-08-09

New Bill On Triple Talaq Likely To Be Tabled Today A new bill to make the practice of Triple Talaq or instant divorce, practiced in the Muslim community, illegal is likely to be tabled in the Lok Sabha today....
08:26 2019-06-21

Chirlane McCray: America will like Bill de Blasio once they ‘get to know him’ It took Mayor Bill de Blasio’s wife weeks to warm up to her future husband during his “persistent” courtship in the early 1990s, and first lady Chirlane McCray believes it’s only a matter of time before America warms up to him, too. McCray, during a taped appearance with de Blasio on ABC’s “The View...
00:13 2019-08-03

The Latest: House OKs $19.1 billion disaster aid bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House vote on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill (all times local): 7 p.m. The House has given final approval to a long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill. That clears the way for the measure to be sent to President Donald Trump for his expected signature. The...
01:52 2019-06-04

Have You Reduced Your Cable Bill by Threatening to Cancel? There’s a way we have done this, for so many years. Everyone knows the method. (If you’ve been reading Lifehacker for a while, you really know it.) If you feel like you’re paying too much for cable, you call ’em up, ask for a lower rate, and threaten to switch to a different company that’s offering ...
20:39 2019-06-05

Ky. Representative Blocks Disaster Relief Bill WASHINGTON, D.C. (LEX 18)– A bill that would provide disaster relief to thousands across the country has still not passed. It was blocked Tuesday by a Kentucky representative. The bill has been stalled in Congress since December, but the latest blockage has many enraged. The Democrat-controlle...
15:00 2019-05-29

Cuomo doubts ‘right to die’ bill will pass this year ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he’s not optimistic that legislation allowing the terminally ill to request life-ending medication from a physician will pass before state lawmakers adjourn for the year. The Democrat weighed in on the legislation during interviews on WAMC and WNY...
12:26 2019-05-29

One of the First Outside Spending Pushes for 2020 Goes for Bill de Blasio A New York hotel union is directing donations to the mayor, with an eye on influencing the 2021 mayor’s race in addition to the 2020 presidential contest....
14:00 2019-06-20

Bill O'Brien's Going To Get His Way In Houston No Matter How Many GMs It Takes From the outside, it sure looked like Brian Gaine was doing a good job. When he was hired as Texans GM in January of 2018, the Texans’ roster was so expensive and such a mess that they were giving away draft picks just to get rid of some of their worst contracts. Despite that, he signed Tyrann Mathi...
21:52 2019-06-08

Bill Clinton said he 'knows nothing' about charges against Jeffrey Epstein Andrew Chin/Getty Images, Rick Friedman Photography/Corbis via Getty Images Former President Bill Clinton said in a statement that he "knows nothing about the terrible crimes" that financier Jeffrey Epstein was charged with in New York. Clinton said in the statement he has not spoken to Epstein in ...
17:52 2019-07-09

2019 Motor Vehicle Amendment Bill: All You Need To Know The 2019 Motor Vehicle Bill has now been passed in both houses of the parliament and the Rajya Sabha has suggested three changes which will be taken up for review in the Lok Sabha. We tell you all you......
21:52 2019-08-01

9/11 health bill to be named after Luis Alvarez WASHINGTON – The bill to re-authorize the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund will be named in honor of first responders Luis Alvarez and Ray Pfeifer, congressional sponsors announced Monday. Alvarez, an NYPD detective who contracted cancer after toiling at Ground Zero, died on June 29. His test...
01:13 2019-07-09

Aadhaar Amendment Bill Passed By Parliament The Parliament has passed an amendment bill which allows voluntary use of Aadhaar as proof of identity for users to open bank accounts and get mobile phone connections....
17:13 2019-07-08

New York Landlords HATE This New Housing Bill New York legislative leaders reached a deal on Tuesday night on a watershed rent regulations bill that would increase protections for tenants both in New York City and elsewhere around the state....
17:52 2019-06-12

Why Jacoby Brissett has a big backer in Bill Parcells Two years ago, when the Colts acquired quarterback Jacoby Brissett from the Patriots in a trade, I spoke to Bill Parcells about it, and he gushed about Brissett. He compared the QB to Curtis Martin, Troy Brown and Willie McGinest — three of Belichick’s former players whose character he embraced as m...
14:26 2019-09-08

Senate passes bill cracking down on robocalls A bill to crack down on unwanted robocalls sailed through the Senate on Thursday, adding to a push by Congress to defeat the growing problem of phone scams and nuisance calls....
04:26 2019-05-24

Bill Belichick couldn’t contain excitement about NFL starting again Bill Belichick wasn’t in the mood to wax poetic about the start of another NFL season. The six-time Super Bowl winning coach, who is beginning his 20th season with the Patriots, was asked Wednesday how he felt beginning a new season. Needless to say, Belichick didn’t crack a smile in his...
14:26 2019-09-05

Why That Anti-Loot Box Bill Is Actually Kinda Shitty A bipartisan bill introduced in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday aims to ban pay-to-win microtransactions and loot boxes in video games that are “minor-oriented.” The bill, however, essentially applies to all video games ever made, whether children were the intended audience or not. It would also appear t...
03:39 2019-05-24

AB5, Landmark Bill Protecting Gig Workers in California, Becomes Law The hard-fought bill that may one day give full employee status to workers engaged in the gig economy spearheaded by companies like Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash has finally been signed into law by the office of California Governor Gavin Newsom. Read more......
21:13 2019-09-18

You Got a 'Free' Internet Speed Upgrade. Then Your Bill Went Up. Cable and telecom companies are leaning heavily on their broadband businesses to drive growth as pay TV subscribers dwindle. They are using a range of tactics to shift consumers onto faster, premium speed tiers....
18:39 2019-08-21

N.Y. senator proposes bill to pay college athletes New York state Sen. Kevin Parker proposed a bill that includes an amendment that would require college athletic departments to give a 15% share of annual revenue to student-athletes....
20:52 2019-09-18

Even Bill de Blasio isn’t sold on his 2020 chances Dollar Bill is hedging his bets. Mayor Bill de Blasio, who’s been pleading with people to pledge as little as a buck to support his quixotic bid for the White House, has hired a “lean and mean” presidential campaign team of just five people, because he’s not sure if he’...
19:39 2019-05-22

10 times Bill Belichick outsmarted the entire NFL Michael Dwyer/AP Bill Belichick is the NFL's top coach — and he's started the 2019 season dominant, as always. Belichick outsmarts his opponents by turning his final round draft picks into stars, and making in-game adjustments that lead to championships. Here are 10 ways Belichick outsmarted ...
08:13 2019-09-16

Mnuchin: $20 bill redesign with Tubman on hold Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said that a decision by his predecessor, Jacob Lew, to put African-American abolitionist leader Harriett Tubman on the $20 bill would be delayed and will not happen in 2020. (May 22)        ...
00:13 2019-05-23

Bill to Help PG&E Pay Wildfire Claims Shelved in California PG&E’s last-minute push for legislation to help it pay off billions of dollars in wildfire claims fell apart Friday as the California lawmaker who authored the measure said he would shelve the proposal for the year....
22:39 2019-09-06

If the world ran on sun, it wouldn’t fight over oil | Bill McKibben The climate crisis isn’t the only reason to kick fossil fuels – the prospect of a war to protect Saudi crude reminds us of thatWe are sadly accustomed by now to the idea that our reliance on oil and gas causes random but predictable outbreaks of flood, firestorm and drought. The weekend’s news from ...
10:52 2019-09-18

The Harriet Tubman $20 Bill Won’t Arrive Until 2028, If It Ever Comes at All WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday the redesign of the $20 bill to feature 19th century abolitionist leader Harriet Tubman has been delayed. The decision to replace Andrew Jackson, the nation’s seventh president, with Tubman on the $20 bill had been made by Mnu...
06:39 2019-05-23

Bill Buckner dies at 69 after battling dementia Bill Buckner, a star hitter who became known for making one of the most infamous plays in major league history, died at age 69 after battling Lewy body dementia, his family said in a statement....
22:39 2019-05-27

Bill Gates Congratulates PM Modi On Poll Win Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday for leading the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to a historic win in the mammoth national elections....
01:39 2019-05-25

Germany: Draft bill to ban plastic bags on the way The use of plastic bags is on the decline in Germany, but the 64% decrease since 2015 doesn't go far enough for Environment Minister Svenja Schulze. Her department has drafted a bill to ban them completely....
12:00 2019-09-06

Use Up Foreign Currency by Paying Down Your Hotel Bill On a recent trip to Mexico, just as I was about to check out of my hotel and head to the airport, I realized that I had about 1,000 extra pesos in cash....
18:52 2019-05-21

Bill Buckner, Forever Known For Error, Dies At 69 Former Boston Red Sox first baseman Bill Buckner is introduced prior to a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies in Boston, Wednesday, May 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) BOSTON (AP) — Bill Buckner, a star hitter who became known for making one of the most infamous plays in major league his...
23:52 2019-05-27

Defense policy bill authorizes more F-35s for U.S. military The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday unveiled a draft $750 billion defense policy bill that would authorize more Lockheed Martin F-35 jets for the United States and effectively end Turkey's partnership in the program if Ankara pursues a plan to buy a Russian missile defense system....
18:26 2019-05-23

Senate passes bill meant to combat robocalls The U.S. Senate has passed a bill that aims to combat the illegal robocalls torturing Americans . Though the measure wouldn’t eliminate all unwanted calls, it would give regulators more tools to go after scammers. It would also push phone companies to adopt new technology to combat fake phone ...
21:26 2019-05-23

House passes bill to help workers with retirement savings WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly approved a bill Thursday to promote retirement security by making it easier for small businesses and other companies to offer retirement plans. The bipartisan bill, approved 417-3, also makes it easier for workers to transfer retirement plans when they chan...
21:26 2019-05-23

Explainer: Hong Kong's extradition bill and the opposition to it Hong Kong's extradition bill, which would cover Hong Kong's 7.4 million residents as well as foreign and Chinese nationals in the city, would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial in courts controlled by the Communist Party....
03:26 2019-07-01

Congress passes $19.1B disaster aid bill after months of fighting The House approved a multibillion dollar disaster aid bill on Monday, sending the measure to President Trump’s desk after months of fighting over the bill by the president and congressional Democrats. Lawmakers passed the $19.1 billion spending bill by a 354-58 vote, with 130 Republicans joining eve...
08:52 2019-06-04

A Bipartisan Bill That Could End Our Robocall Hell Just Passed the House 429-3 Two Republicans and one independent were the only holdouts Wednesday as the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act by a nearly unanimous vote.Read more......
01:13 2019-07-25

Oregon Senate Republicans end walkout over carbon bill SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican lawmakers returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon emissions bill they said would harm their rural constituents. The minority Republicans returned after Senate President Peter Courtney said the majority Democrats la...
18:52 2019-06-29

Triple Talaq Bill To Be Tabled In Lok Sabha Today The bill to ban instant Triple Talaq is likely to be taken up for consideration and passage in the Lok Sabha today. The opposition is against the bill in its current form, contending that it would end......
08:26 2019-07-25

U.S. defense bill takes aim at China's growing influence The Senate Armed Services Committee unveiled a draft bill on Thursday that targets China on several fronts, from stemming the erosion of the U.S. military advantage against Beijing to countering the growing Chinese influence around the world....
23:26 2019-05-23

Cabinet Approves Bill Banning Commercial Surrogacy The Cabinet Wednesday approved a bill that bars commercial surrogacy and allows only close relatives to act as surrogates to needy infertile couples for "altruistic" reasons....
21:00 2019-07-03

Oh Snap: U.S. senator proposes bill to ban Snapchat 'Snapstreaks' A bill introduced by a U.S. senator on Tuesday aims to curb overuse of social media by banning Snapchat's Snapstreak feature, which encourages users to send photos on the app at least once every 24 hours....
17:39 2019-07-31

Congress finally sends $19B disaster aid bill to Trump Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a presidential feud with Democrats....
01:39 2019-06-04

House bill targets illicit use of Pentagon networks Bipartisan legislation introduced Tuesday in the House seeks to stop the use of Department of Defense computer networks for sharing child pornography....
00:52 2019-07-03

Anti-robocall bill passes almost unanimously in the Senate Senators have overwhelmingly backed a bill to combat robocalls. They voted 97-1 to pass the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act, which would empower law enforcement to tackle robocallers, and bump up civil penalties to as......
22:26 2019-05-23

Bill de Blasio stays mum on fundraising data for 2020 bid Mayor Bill de Blasio was keeping mum Monday about funding for his long-shot presidential bid – just hours after his campaign revealed it had yet to rack up 2,000 individual contributions. De Blasio campaign spokeswoman Olivia Lapeyrolerie told The Post that Hizzoner wouldn’t release his ...
19:13 2019-07-01

Dems to yank bill to raise congressional pay after backlash House Democratic leaders are postponing consideration of a bill that would include a pay raise for members of Congress, after facing a major backlash from the party's most vulnerable members.Top Democrats agreed in a closed-door meeting Monday night to pull a key section of this week’s massive fundi...
05:13 2019-06-11

Bill Wittliff, “Lonesome Dove” co-screenwriter, dies at 79 AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Bill Wittliff, a prolific screenwriter who co-wrote the script for the 1989 miniseries “Lonesome Dove,” has died at the age of 79. His death was announced by Texas State University, where Wittliff had founded The Wittliff Collections with his wife, lawyer Sally Wittl...
03:26 2019-06-11

China, Hong Kong double down on extradition bill Beijing warned against "outside interference" in Hong Kong politics as it promised to support the city's government. Hundreds of thousands took to the streets to demand parliament nix the controversial law....
02:00 2019-06-11

New Israeli Bill Would Give Netanyahu Immunity From Prosecution An ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented a bill in Israel’s parliament on Tuesday to grant lawmakers immunity from criminal prosecution, legislation that would help insulate the premier from corruption charges....
19:01 2019-05-21

Patriots' Bill Belichick on Antonio Brown: 'We're taking it very seriously' New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick addressed the sexual assault allegations against star wide receiver Antonio Brown, saying the team takes the matter "very seriously."...
04:00 2019-09-12

Bill Hader has Finn Wolfhard to thank for his It casting, apparently If you thought Bill Hader was only capable of being an ace comedian, you’re in for a massive surprise when you watch It: Chapter Two. The Emmy-winning actor is already getting rave critical reviews for his performance in the film, which releases on September 6. Hader has successfully dipped his toes...
21:00 2019-09-04

Bill Gates on the 3 crucial things his parents did to set him up for success Darren McCollester, Getty In interviews over the years, Bill Gates has revealed three aspects of his childhood that helped shape him into who he is today, including the slightly unconventional way he was raised by his parents, Mary and William Gates Sr. The Gates family made a point of being involv...
10:00 2019-05-24

Bill Maher: Pete Buttigieg is 'too young' to be president "Real Time" host Bill Maher said that while he likes South Bend, Ind., Mayor and Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg, he's "too young" to be president....
07:39 2019-06-12

Q&A: Why bill proposed in Hong Kong set off huge protests Thousands of protesters blocked entry to Hong Kong's government headquarters Wednesday, delaying a debate over a legislative proposal that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China....
10:13 2019-06-12

A Dollar Bill Led To Former NASA Scientist's Imprisonment In Turkey Former NASA scientist Serkan Golge was suddenly released from prison in Turkey this week after spending nearly three years behind bars on terrorism charges - an arrest stemming in part from his......
18:13 2019-05-31

Bill de Blasio Tried His Hand at Spanish. He Ended Up in Hot Agua Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio miscalculated the impact of inadvertently quoting Marxist revolutionary leader Che Guevara in Miami, city home to a large population of Cuban refugees who left their home because of said revolution. Following his appearance at the first Democratic primary debate W...
02:39 2019-06-28

Democrats resurrect bill to punish election interference House Democrats on Thursday resurrected a new version of a bill that would go after Russia and other foreign adversaries that meddle in U.S. elections....
00:26 2019-06-28

New Bill Would Give Voters the Right to Know What Data a Political Campaign Has About Them The Cambridge Analytica scandal around the 2016 U.S. presidential election remains one of the most astonishing revelations of not only the breadth of data social networks collect about us and our friends but how this data can be used to psychologically manipulate us. It was an unsettling insight int...
01:52 2019-08-02

California Bill Would Halt Facial Recognition on Bodycams A bill approved by the state senate would set a three-year moratorium on police use of recognition algorithms. Privacy advocates want a permanent ban....
12:00 2019-09-12

US Senate passes $4.6bn border funding bill – as it happened GOP-led Senate passes bill with strong bipartisan support, while Republican senators urge investigation of Trump sexual assault allegationSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.08pm BST OK everybody, it’s been real. But now it’s time for the first of the 2020 DNC presidential prima...
19:00 2019-06-27

Cuomo signs bill lifting ban on ‘gravity knives’ ALBANY — Gov. Cuomo signed a new law Thursday living the ban on the possession of “gravity knives” — or pocket knives. The ban had been in place since 1958. Cuomo vetoed similar measures in 2016 and 2017 because of objections from law enforcement, but a federal judge in March declared the ban uncons...
08:39 2019-05-31

If Hong Kong extradition bill passes, what will happen? Hong Kong's government will discuss its bill on Wednesday, but hundreds protested Tuesday night – they feel Hong Kong's independence is in danger.        ...
04:00 2019-06-12

NY bill would create restaurant tax break for oyster shells ALBANY, N.Y. — Legislation before New York state lawmakers would create a new tax break for restaurants who donate oyster shells for environmental conservation. Under the bill, the state would award a 10-cent tax credit for every pound of shells, up to $1,000. Old shells provide vital habitat for ne...
19:00 2019-05-21

Florida governor signs felon voting bill TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a bill requiring Florida felons to pay court-ordered financial obligations if they want their voting rights restored. The Republican governor signed the bill into law Friday. During the spring legislative session, Democrats argued that forcing fe...
04:00 2019-06-29

Alabama lawmakers pass another contentious abortion bill A week after Alabama passed one of the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion laws, lawmakers approved a bill to criminalize doctors who don't make every effort to save a baby's life in the event of a failed abortion....
01:13 2019-05-24

Overlooked No More: Bill Larson, Who Became a Symbol of Gay Loss in New Orleans Larson died in the city’s deadliest fire ever, at a gay bar called the Up Stairs Lounge, but his death — and those of the 31 other victims — was treated with indifference....
23:13 2019-06-27

Senate bill calls for new U.S.-Israeli cybersecurity center A pair of U.S. senators have introduced legislation aimed at creating a joint cybersecurity apparatus with Israel, which would join multiple information sectors to safeguard key infrastructure of both nations....
21:39 2019-07-31

A controversial bill awaits the Tanzanian president's signature Tanzania has steamrolled draft amended laws through parliament despite grave warnings at home and abroad that they will further curtail the rights of citizens of the East African country....
18:52 2019-06-28

Bill Cosby drops defamation countersuit against 7 women Bill Cosby has dropped a defamation countersuit against seven women who accused the convicted felon of sexual assault, according to court documents filed Friday....
11:01 2019-06-01

China criticizes ‘negative content’ in US defense bill BEIJING (AP) — Beijing is criticizing what it calls “negative content” about China in legislation before the U.S. Congress, saying it would further damage relations already roiled by disputes over trade and technology. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang on Friday said cooperation in ...
12:00 2019-06-28

Bill de Blasio warns New Yorkers about storm — from Michigan Mayor Bill de Blasio is alerting New Yorkers about an impending storm — from over 600 miles away in partly sunny Detroit. “We have a severe thunderstorm warning for our area throughout the afternoon. Strong winds and heavy rain are predicted — if you have to be outside, please exercise c...
00:13 2019-08-01

Facebook AI researchers’ MelNet AI sounds like Bill Gates A pair of Facebook AI researchers used TED Talks and other data to make AI that closely mimics music and the voices of famous people, including Bill Gates.Read More...
01:00 2019-06-12

Protest at Oregon Capitol as climate bill stalls Hundreds of people rallied Thursday at the Statehouse in Oregon to show support for Republican Senators who walked out to block a climate change bill. (June 27)        ...
10:26 2019-06-28

Lone GOP rep blocks disaster aid bill in surprise move A lone Republican congressman single-handedly stalled a $19 billion disaster aid bill that lawmakers had expected to pass before the Memorial Day weekend....
17:52 2019-05-24

British Parliament OKs bill blocking no-deal Brexit British leader Boris Johnson swore Wednesday he will support holding a new election in October if lawmakers pass a bill that prevents Britain from leaving the European Union without a bloc-approved deal....
02:00 2019-09-05

California governor signs bill for $21 bln wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities cover liabilities arising from future wildfires caused by their equipment....
23:39 2019-07-12

Congress seeks to jump-start stalled AV bill The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers -- which represents General Motors, Volkswagen Group, Toyota Motor Corp. and others -- praised the announcement and urged Congress to move quickly. ...
19:13 2019-07-31

Redesigned $20 bill featuring Harriet Tubman won't come out in 2020 Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that the Trump administration delayed the planned redesign of the $20 bill, which was expected to prominently feature anti-slavery crusader Harriet Tubman....
22:26 2019-05-22

What does European Parliament actually do? One clue lies in your phone bill With the European parliamentary elections just weeks away, one of the biggest challenges for MEPs is communicating to voters what exactly they do. Phone roaming charges are a good place to start....
22:39 2019-05-22

NY passes bill to let Congress see Trump's state tax returns Legislation that would allow Congress to obtain President Trump's state tax returns is almost a reality, now that the New York State Assembly and Senate passed bills that would allow them to do so....
22:39 2019-05-22

Bill Gates is no longer the second-richest person alive He’s still in rarefied air, but Bill Gates is no longer the world’s second-richest person. For the first time in the seven-year history of the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, the Microsoft co-founder dropped to the No. 3 slot — giving way to France’s Bernard Arnault on Tuesday, Bloomberg News reports....
16:39 2019-07-17

Alice Lowe: ‘I was terrified that Bill Nighy was going to hate me’ The actor, writer and Prevenge director on demonic possession and the cathartic possibilities of ScrabbleAlice Lowe has starred in Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace, The Mighty Boosh, Hot Fuzz and Ben Wheatley’s Sightseers, which she co-wrote. In 2016 she wrote, directed and starred in Prevenge, and last y...
18:00 2019-06-08

More protests in Hong Kong after dismissal of controversial bill Two days after Hong Kong's government officially withdrew a controversial extradition bill that was at the center of numerous mass demonstrations this year, protesters again rallied in the streets Friday....
07:39 2019-09-07

Andrea Leadsom quits over Theresa May's Brexit bill Leader of house known to be unhappy with some of 10 concessions set out by PMAll the latest politics news – liveAndrea Leadsom has resigned as the leader of the House of Commons, saying she no longer believed the government’s approach would deliver Brexit.Leadsom, who has signalled she expects to la...
23:26 2019-05-22

Centre Approves Bill To Empower Transgender Community The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved a bill which provides a mechanism for social, economic and educational empowerment of transgenders by defining their identity and rights to prohibit discrimination......
22:52 2019-07-10

California lawmakers pass bill to protect sex workers California lawmakers passed a bill this week that protects sex workers from arrest for reporting rape as sexually transmitted diseases statewide have climbed....
20:13 2019-07-11

Schumer unveils bill to end separation of immigrant children Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer introduced a bill that aims to end the separation of migrant children from their families while improving living conditions in border detention facilities. The bill, called the “Stop Cruelty to Migrant Children Act,” was unveiled on Capitol Hill Thursday morning....
22:39 2019-07-11

Minister Reiterates Stand On Citizenship Bill In Lok Sabha The basic objective of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, was to facilitate granting Indian citizenship to members of six minority communities from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan even if......
18:26 2019-07-16

Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill Tabled In Parliament Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Nitin Gadkari, has introduced the Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill in the Lok Sabha today. We give you a lowdown....
17:39 2019-07-15

Bill Belichick and Warren Buffett wisdom can pay off in wagers What do Patriots coach Bill Belichick and Berkshire Hathaway chairman Warren Buffett have in common besides being ultra-successful in their chosen fields? They both have a similar, simple strategy they follow — whether it’s relating to investing or on the football field — which helps them make smart...
03:13 2019-09-08

Bill for Brexit consultants tops £97m as government criticised The government has been criticised for a "lack of transparency" and failure to grasp expenditure details related to consultancy work it bought in preparation for the UK leaving the European Union....
03:13 2019-06-07

House overwhelmingly approves funding bill for 9/11 victims The House on Friday overwhelmingly passed a bill to reauthorize the compensation fund for victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, after comedian Jon Stewart lambasted lawmakers for not moving quickly enough to replenish the critical funding. ...
20:39 2019-07-12

#BoycottGeorgia for its abortion bill? Two major film productions just said they would. Amazon show "The Power" and the Kristen Wiig film "Barb and Star Go To Vista Del Mar" announced that they plan to avoid filming in Georgia because of the state's antiabortion bill....
18:39 2019-05-22

New bill aims to protect those who work in Arizona heat TUCSON – Hot temperatures can be deadly especially for those working in the heat all day long. Just this month, Congressman Raul Grijalva introduced a new bill that would protect workers from heat stress. In a letter to House colleagues, Grijalva said there is no federal heat standard that ens...
02:52 2019-07-16

Bill allowing self-induced abortions advances in Nevada Called the Trust Nevada Women Act, the bill would repeal existing prohibitions on self-induced abortions and drugs causing a miscarriage.        ...
17:26 2019-05-22

Bipartisan bill would handcuff Trump on China concessions Senators are introducing a bipartisan bill that would clamp down on U.S. companies from doing business with Chinese tech giant Huawei, the latest effort to ensure President Donald Trump takes a hard line in his trade talks with China.Sens. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) are leading...
11:52 2019-07-16

Von der Leyen takes aim at U.S. tech giants' low tax bill in Europe Germany's Ursula von der Leyen, seeking to become the first female head of the European Commission, has said she wants U.S. tech giants to pay "fair taxes" in the EU instead of gaming the different systems across the bloc to cut their bills....
15:52 2019-07-16

Ted Cruz bill would speed FDA approval of drugs OK'd in other countries Drugs and medical devices that have been authorized in other developed countries would face fast-track approval in the U.S. under a bill introduced Thursday by Ted Cruz....
22:52 2019-07-18

Picking up Branson’s rocketing carbon bill | Letters Virgin Galactic | Headlines | Women’s tennis | Saw joke | Bull run | IzalI was surprised to find no mention in your report (Floating into space: Branson reveals plans to list Virgin Galactic on stock exchange, 10 July) of the environmental costs of using a huge aircraft and a rocket ship to give sup...
19:39 2019-07-10

House scheduled to pass 9/11 health bill on Friday WASHINGTON – The 9/11 first responders health bill will get a full House vote Friday – and is expected to pass overwhelmingly. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) announced the scheduled vote Tuesday via tweet. “The heroes who ran into harm’s way that day deserve swift action,” he ...
01:13 2019-07-10

North Carolina 'bathroom bill' settlement approved Transgender people in North Carolina can use any public restroom in state-run buildings that conforms with their gender identity under a U.S. court settlement approved on Tuesday, in the latest turn of a long-running dispute that divided the state....
23:26 2019-07-23

A new bill could ban facial recognition in federally-funded housing Now that facial recognition is more common, so are the laws aiming to limit its scope. San Francisco, Oakland, Calif. and Somerville, Mass. have all passed laws prohibiting city use of facial recognition. Now, a group of Congresswomen hope to pass th......
23:26 2019-07-23

UK government gives up trying to stop Brexit delay bill in parliament British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government abandoned attempts in the upper house of parliament to block a law aimed at stopping the country from leaving the European Union without a deal....
13:13 2019-09-05

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill clears Senate The US Senate on Tuesday finally passed a bill guaranteeing financial support to the families of 9/11 first responders and victims — as a chorus of riotous cheers arose from the gallery. Senators approved 97-2 “The Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer and Luis Alvarez Permanent ...
01:52 2019-07-24

House to vote on stopgap bill to avert shutdown The House will return to Washington next week with plans to swiftly pass a bill to keep the government open past Sept. 30, marking the first step to avert yet another shutdown.The House will take up the stopgap funding measure the second week they return from the August recess, Majority Leader Steny...
06:00 2019-09-06

California Passes Landmark Bill to Remake Gig Economy With the bill’s passage, California’s ride-hailing drivers, food-delivery couriers, janitors and others are set to be reclassified as employees and not contractors....
06:52 2019-09-11

Lok Sabha Approves Bill For Amending Motor Vehicle Law Lok Sabha on Tuesday gave its nod to a bill which seeks to weed out corruption, improve road safety and usher in use of technology to regulate traffic, as the government assured the House that rights......
10:26 2019-07-24

Uber braced for bumper tax bill as IRS and other countries investigate Taxi app firm’s ‘transfer pricing positions’ under examinationUS, UK, Netherlands and India reviewing company’s taxesUber is under investigation by US and foreign tax authorities, the company confirmed on Tuesday, saying it could face charges in key markets including the UK. Related: The gig is up: ...
19:00 2019-06-04

"Homecoming" Say Madhya Pradesh BJP Men After Voting For Congress Bill Two legislators of Madhya Pradesh's opposition BJP, who voted in favour of an amendment bill along with the 120 ruling Congress and allied legislators in the state assembly on Wednesday, are old......
20:26 2019-07-24

Senate overwhelmingly passes 9/11 victim fund bill, 97-2 The Senate passed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund through 2090 by a vote of 97-2 , virtually funding health care for 9/11 victims and first responders for life....
22:26 2019-07-23

Bill To Designate Individuals As Terrorists Tabled In Lok Sabha The government on Tuesday moved a Bill to amend the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, to streamline the process of confiscating terrorists' property and to designate individuals as......
21:13 2019-07-23

The House Passed a Bill That Would Protect Millions of Immigrants On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed a hopeful but likely doomed bill that would offer more than 2 million undocumented migrants a path to permanent residency, despite the fact that it stands almost no chance of making it through the Senate....
06:26 2019-06-05

Extradition bill 'is dead,' Hong Kong leader says Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday that a controversial extradition bill which spurred weeks of protest "is dead" -- but stopped short of a formal withdrawal....
13:01 2019-07-09

Publicist: Geto Boys’ Bushwick Bill is critically ill DALLAS (AP) — Representatives of pioneering rapper Bushwick Bill say he is hospitalized in critical condition but still alive, contrary to some reports. Bill’s publicist, Dawn P., told The Associated Press that the rapper is on a ventilator at a Colorado hospital. She says hospital officials c...
23:26 2019-06-09

Harriet Tubman Won’t Appear on $20 Bill Next Year, Treasury Secretary Says Steven Mnuchin said plans to feature the abolitionist and civil rights leader would be pushed back several years as the department planned to focus on counterfeiting issues first....
01:39 2019-05-23

After international outrage, veteran to keep home that was auctioned over $236 tax bill Disabled veteran Jim Boerner, whose Mesa mobile home was seized and sold at auction, will get to stay under new deal.        ...
02:39 2019-07-21

Rapper Bushwick Bill of the Geto Boys dies at 52 A publicist for rapper Bushwick Bill says the founder of the iconic Houston rap group the Geto Boys has died. Bill’s publicist, Dawn P., told The Associated Press that the rapper died Sunday at 9:35 p.m., local time, at a Colorado hospital. The publicist says the rapper, whose legal name is Ri...
07:26 2019-06-10

RTI Amendment Bill Passed; Dilutes Transparency Law, Says Opposition The bill to amend the landmark transparency law, the Right to Information Act, was passed by the Lok Sabha today amid opposition allegations that it was being diluted. The opposition -- which has......
17:39 2019-07-22

Trump says China is paying tariffs, but U.S. companies keep getting the bill Businesses are coping with the trade war by swallowing smaller profits, implementing selective price increases and shifting their Chinese orders to factories in in other countries....
18:39 2019-07-23

Maine passes bill legalizing assisted suicide Legislators in Maine on Tuesday voted to legalize assisted suicide – but the state’s governor hasn’t yet committed to signing the bill into law. Democrat Gov. Janet Mills has 10 days to make a decision on the bill that would allow doctors to prescribe terminally ill patients a fatal dose...
06:39 2019-06-05

Rapper Bushwick Bill of the Geto Boys dead at 52 Bushwick Bill, the diminutive, one-eyed rapper who with the Geto Boys helped put the South's stamp on rap with hits like "Mind Playing Tricks On Me" and "Six Feet Deep," died on Sunday at the age of 52....
13:13 2019-06-10

State lawmakers introduce bill to legalize prostitution A controversial new bill would legalize prostitution in New York state by eliminating several laws that punish people who buy, sell and promote sex. “Trying to stop sex work between consenting adults should not be the business of the criminal justice system. It has not worked for a couple of t...
00:26 2019-06-11

The Latest: Senate OKs bipartisan bill to care for migrants Protesters gather to demand the defunding of government agencies for border protection and customs enforcement, Tuesday, June 25, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and emergency border aid (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The Senate...
18:52 2019-06-27

The Latest: California vaccine bill moves ahead SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a California Assembly hearing on vaccination legislation (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A California Assembly committee has advanced a bill to tighten the state’s rules on vaccination exemptions. But there remains disagreement about the measure among Assem...
02:52 2019-06-21

House Democrats will vote on bill exploring reparations House Democratic leaders on Wednesday committed to a floor vote for legislation to study reparations for the descendants of slaves — a historic move for the black community after the party sidestepped the debate for decades. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer told reporters that Democrats plan to vo...
19:26 2019-06-19

2 more Hong Kong leaders apologize for extradition bill More Hong Kong leaders are apologizing for a controversial extradition bill that's sparked some of the largest demonstrations the Chinese territory has ever seen....
19:00 2019-06-19

3 North Carolina sheriffs to speak out against detainer bill RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Some North Carolina sheriffs who’ve refused to hold people who would otherwise be released from jail if federal agents say they might be in the country unlawfully are still opposed to updated legislation aiming to address the issue. Sheriffs from Mecklenburg, Wake and Bunc...
13:26 2019-06-19

U.S. bill gives ultimatum to Hong Kong over proposed extradition law Several U.S. lawmakers have reintroduced a bill to support more than a million protesters in Hong Kong opposed to a proposed law that would allow China to extradite people from the semi-autonomous territory....
15:52 2019-06-14

See a Design of the Harriet Tubman $20 Bill That Mnuchin Delayed A previously unreleased design concept made by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in late 2016 reveals what a Harriet Tubman $20 bill might look like....
16:01 2019-06-14

Boris Johnson: no deal would mean UK did not owe Brexit divorce bill PM says keeping £39bn is not threat but ‘reality’ before meeting with Donald TuskBoris Johnson has said the £39bn Brexit divorce bill would not “strictly speaking” be owed to Brussels in full in the event of no deal, insisting: “It’s not a threat. It’s a reality.”Speaking to broadcasters as he prepa...
21:26 2019-08-25

Bill Gates (still) doesn't think regulators should break up Big Tech Bill Gates is unsurprisingly very familiar with antitrust regulations of large tech companies, so how does he feel about the US government's ongoing competition review? He's not a fan -- though not necessarily for the reasons you might think. The for......
18:26 2019-09-17