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"Not Realistic": Shashi Tharoor On Making Sanskrit Official Language

Congress lawmaker Shashi Tharoor said that it would be a stretch to suddenly turn Sanskrit into an official or a national language and the decision could have been made much earlier....

'Not Realistic': Shashi Tharoor On Making Sanskrit Official Language

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Shashi Tharoor Registers Hatrick Victory From Thiruvananthapuram Former Union Minister and Congress sitting lawmaker Shashi Tharoor won the Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha seat, which witnessed a tight contest between the ruling LDF, Opposition UDF and the BJP, by a......
03:00 2019-05-24

Implement Three Languages Formula In A Better Manner: Shashi Tharoor Congress leader and former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor today said the solution to the three-language formula is not by abandoning the idea but ensure its better implementation....
17:00 2019-06-02

Shashi Tharoor Gets Bail On "Scorpion On Shivling" Remark The bail was granted to Congress lawmaker Shashi Tharoor on a personal bond of Rs 20,000 after he appeared before the court and moved the bail application....
09:26 2019-06-07

Shashi Tharoor Explains How BJP Capitalised "Product Modi" To Win Polls Asserting that people did not vote for their economic self-interest in the Lok Sabha polls, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor says the BJP decided early that its "product" was Prime Minister Narendra......
12:39 2019-05-29

Shashi Tharoor Criticises Centre Over Assam Citizenship List Congress lawmaker Shashi Tharoor criticised the Central government after the bill to amend Protection of Human Rights Act was introduced in the Lok Sabha....
13:52 2019-07-19

Arrest Warrant Against Shashi Tharoor Over "Hindu Pakistan" Remark In July last year, Shashi Tharoor had said if Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, it would create a condition leading to the formation of a "Hindu Pakistan"....
12:00 2019-08-13

"Unworthy Of Honour": Shashi Tharoor Tweets His Morphed Shakespeare Pic Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, known for his wordplay, tweeted a morphed photo Saturday where he resembles William Shakespeare and called it "the most flattering image"....
15:13 2019-08-11

"Dropped Catches, No Balls": Shashi Tharoor's Cricket Analogy For Budget As World Cup fever grips the nation, Shashi Tharoor today reverted to cricket lexicon in the Parliament to criticize the Union Budget which was presented on Friday....
17:13 2019-07-08

On Government's Kashmir Move, Shashi Tharoor Raises Terror Concern Congress's Shashi Tharoor today said the fallout of the government's massive step on Jammu and Kashmir could be a spike in terrorism. The end to special status and a corresponding bifurcation could......
17:52 2019-08-06

"TikTok App Illegally Collecting Data Received By China": Shashi Tharoor Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Monday alleged that TikTok app is illegally collecting data which is being received by China and termed it as an issue of national security....
04:00 2019-07-02

Shashi Tharoor Misquotes Mirza Ghalib Poem, Javed Akhtar Had This To Say Shashi Tharoor today received some friendly advice from award-winning poet and lyricist Javed Akhtar, after admitting yesterday he had been misled over the date of Mirza Ghalib's birth anniversary and......
11:00 2019-07-22

"BJP's Cattle Auction": Shashi Tharoor Slams Rebels After Karnataka Blow Shortly after the HD Kumaraswamy government lost the trust vote in the Karnataka assembly, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor compared the developments that led to the ruling coalition's downfall to a......
21:13 2019-07-23

Saffron A Proud Indian Colour: Shashi Tharoor On Cricket Team's Jersey Congress Lok Sabha MP Shashi Tharoor Saturday said the Indian cricket team chose saffron for a World Cup match in view of an International Cricket Council rule and asserted that it was a proud Indian......
08:26 2019-07-07

Tamil Should Be Official Language In Central Government Offices: DMK After stridently opposing the Centre's move to impose the three-language formula, DMK chief MK Stalin on Wednesday demanded that Tamil be made an official language in all central government offices....
20:52 2019-06-05

US Pressuring G20 Allies To Tone Down Climate Change Language: Official Washington is pressuring allies at the G20 to reject strong climate change language in the meeting's final statement, despite furious opposition from EU countries, a French presidential source said......
16:13 2019-06-28

Google’s latest language machine puts emphasis back on language Carnegie Mellon and Google's Brain outfit have tried to undo some of the techniques of Google's BERT machine learning model for natural language processing. They propose a new approach called "XLNet." Built on top of the popular "Transformer" A.I. for language, it may be a more straightforward way t...
00:39 2019-06-22

Nike Is Making Official Spongebob Squarepants Sneakers While some of Nike’s recent pop-culture tie-ins have merely been inspired by something, this upcoming line of Kyries is a full and officially-licensed collaboration between the athletics company and...Spongebob Squarepants....
04:39 2019-07-17

Facebook had to invent a totally new programming language, Move, for its Libra cryptocurrency project because no other language was up to the task (FB) Reuters Last week, Facebook announced a brand new cryptocurrency of its own called Libra — an initiative that has already drawn the attention of Silicon Valley, government officials, and even astrologists. Less noticed was the fact that Facebook also launched a new programming language to use...
00:52 2019-07-02

Education Minister Credits NASA For Sanskrit-Powered "Talking Computer" Union Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on Saturday claimed that US space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has acknowledged that in future if speaking computers become a reality, it......
08:39 2019-08-11

TikTok Illegally Collecting Data, Sharing With China: Tharoor Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Monday alleged that TikTok app is illegally collecting data which is being received by China and termed it as an issue of national security....
10:13 2019-07-02

Strikingly realistic: Disney's The Lion King Twenty-five years after the premiere of the Walt Disney cartoon classic, "The Lion King," the story hits the movie theaters again — this time with photorealistic animation. The result is a glimpse of the digital future....
14:13 2019-07-14

Minecraft to Get Ray Tracing Support for More Realistic Visuals Microsoft said on Monday it will use chipmaker Nvidia's real-time ray tracing technology to provide the software company's Minecraft video game players more realistic graphics on personal computers....
11:52 2019-08-19

What’s the Most Realistic Movie About Space? Here’s What 8 Movies Got Right—and Wrong This year marks the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, the historic mission during which Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to land and walk on the moon on July 20, 1969. There are few events in American history that epitomize the intrigue and allure of space exploration as much as A...
20:13 2019-07-17

Microsoft AI creates realistic speech with little training Text-to-speech conversion is becoming increasingly clever, but there's a problem: it can still take plenty of training time and resources to produce natural-sounding output. Microsoft and Chinese researchers might have a more effective way. They've......
05:00 2019-05-27

Disney's 'The Lion King', strikingly realistic 25 years after the premiere of the Walt Disney cartoon classic, "The Lion King," the story hits the movie theaters again — this time with photorealistic animation. The result is a glimpse of the digital future....
20:13 2019-07-12

Faster algorithm could lead to more realistic sounds in VR Producing realistic sound models in VR is tricky, even compared to conventional video games. You don't always know how objects will sound in a given environment or where the listener will be, and you don't have the luxury of waiting hours for conven......
03:39 2019-08-06

Microsoft’s AI generates realistic speech with only 200 training samples In a newly published paper, Microsoft researchers describe a state-of-the-art AI speech system that needs only 200 samples to achieve high accuracy.Read More...
17:52 2019-05-23

Adobe Fresco brings realistic painting to the iPad Adobe has a second major app release for designers coming this year. Sure, Photoshop for the iPad is going to get most of the attention, but for illustrators and designers who dabble in digital drawing or painting, Adobe Fresco could be the real game......
02:00 2019-08-13

Iconic Anime Characters Made Realistic And Freaky-Looking Sazae-san is the longest-running animated TV show in the world. Debuting in 1969, the anime is iconic in its native Japan. People have grown up with the characters, and now they get to see them all real and creepy-like....
15:13 2019-06-21

The Most Realistic Cars In Fast And Furious Were The Three Black Civics Honda Civics were staples of the tuner car scene in the late ’90s and early 2000s. They were common at import car shows before The Fast And The Furious came out and the aftermarket catalog was deep. In fact, that’s why they got a prominent role in the movie....
04:39 2019-08-14

Colts QB Luck confident playing Week 1 is realistic Quarterback Andrew Luck believes playing Week 1 is a realistic expectation even after the Indianapolis Colts announced he would miss another week with a calf injury....
23:00 2019-08-05

Let's Be Realistic About The Hyundai Sonata Hybrid's Solar Roof Yesterday Hyundai released a version of their Sonata Hybrid car that includes a solar panel integrated into the roof, and along with it came a lot of exciting claims, like how it can recharge up to 60 percent of the car’s battery, and how it can provide enough power over the course of a year to let ...
23:39 2019-08-07

House Democrats unveil more 'realistic' climate change plan A group of U.S. House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled a climate change plan they said featured a "more realistic" goal to cut carbon emissions to net zero by 2050 rather than by 2030 as envisioned under the Green New Deal introduced early this year....
01:26 2019-07-24

Realistic Human Face Coin Purse Is Nightmare Fuel Japan’s DJ Doooo not only makes music but also wraps everyday objects in realistic-looking human flesh. The result is starting, and ghoulish....
16:39 2019-06-04

US Air Force paints F-16 jet like Russian Su-57 warplane 'to simulate realistic enemies' THE US Air Force has painted an F-16 jet to make it look like a “realistic” enemy – and it bears an uncanny resemblance to Russia’s next-generation Su-57 jets....
15:00 2019-05-22

Hero MotoCorp Proposes Realistic Roadmap For Electric Vehicles Hero MotoCorp Chairman Pawan Munjal has appealed to the government to adopt a cautious, clear and realistic approach for adoption of electric vehicles....
00:52 2019-06-12

‘Baby’ found dead near park turns out to be realistic doll NEW YORK (AP) — Police say what appeared to be a dead infant found outside a park in New York City turned out to be a realistic-looking doll. A runner spotted what she thought was a baby shortly before 8 a.m. Tuesday in a grassy area outside Crocheron Park in the Bayside neighborhood of Queens and c...
18:26 2019-06-18

Microsoft, Nvidia team up for more realistic visuals on Minecraft game Microsoft Corp said on Monday it will use chipmaker Nvidia Corp's real-time ray tracing technology to provide the software company's Minecraft video game players more realistic graphics on personal computers....
11:52 2019-08-19

DeepMind’s AI learns to generate realistic videos by watching YouTube clips In a new paper, researchers at Alphabet's DeepMind say they managed to create an AI model that can generate complex videos from whole cloth.Read More...
19:13 2019-07-19

André Gomes insists lofty European ambitions for Everton are realistic • ‘I seriously think we can achieve big goals’ says Gomes• Portuguese has signed five-year contract at Goodison ParkAndré Gomes has said he wants to lead Everton’s attempt to challenge the top six having regained the confidence and enjoyment that he lost at Barcelona. Related: Gianluigi Buffon retur...
02:13 2019-07-05

Stunningly realistic video game visuals made by simulating light rays Real-time ray tracing is creating impressively realistic video game graphics. It uses powerful chips to calculate how millions of light rays reflect in a scene...
15:39 2019-05-21

NotJordanPeterson lets you generate uncannily realistic Jordan Peterson sound bites Love him or hate him, Canadian psychologist Jordan Peterson has undeniably captivated the interest of supporters and critics alike, earning a reputation as a “rock star” academic – similarly to his colleague and debate rival Slavoj Zizek. Now he’s being replicated, by AI. While you can easily find h...
11:52 2019-08-17

Protests, violence in Haiti prompts international call for ‘realistic and lasting solutions’ to crisis Opposition-led protests in Haiti calling for the president to step down, which sparked violence last week, have prompted a group of senior diplomats, included the top UN official there, to issue a statement deploring the loss of life and calling for dialogue to end the crisis. ....
15:39 2019-05-21

Fantasy Baseball: Setting realistic expectations for Austin Riley, the ultimate sell-high candidate Austin Riley is the talk of the Fantasy Baseball world right now, but there are red flags, according to Scott White, that might make him worth shopping....
16:52 2019-06-04

Realistic new renders give us our closest look yet at Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ Samsung on Friday morning announced that the company expects its second-quarter operating profit to plummet by a gut-wrenching 56% on-year to $5.6 billion. To make matters even worse, that figure includes a one-time payment from Apple of nearly $700 million because it failed to meet its minimum comm...
22:13 2019-07-05

What Language Is The Lotus Evija From? Lotus has officially confirmed its all-electric “hypercar,” of which 130 examples will be built, will be dubbed the Lotus Evija. Evija... Evija.... it glistens on the tongue. But what does it mean?...
23:52 2019-07-05

uTalk can teach you a new language for just $20 It's been proven time and time again that learning a new language is one of the best things you can do in order to keep your mind active and healthy—not to mention the more obvious fact that it makes traveling to your favorite foreign destinati......
18:26 2019-05-23

Learning a new language is easier than ever with these apps Learning a new language is challenging. Sure, picking up a few phrases here and there is almost effortless, and doing so could definitely help when you’re traveling, but it’s a different story when you actually want to gain fluency. It takes time, effort and a whole lot of patience to master a forei...
15:52 2019-08-16

Ask Engadget: What are the best language learning apps? The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. In fac......
16:52 2019-06-01

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environment From now, house style guide recommends terms such as ‘climate crisis’ and ‘global heating’The Guardian has updated its style guide to introduce terms that more accurately describe the environmental crises facing the world.Instead of “climate change” the preferred terms are “climate emergency, crisis...
22:26 2019-05-21

New AI programming language goes beyond deep learning A team of MIT researchers is making it easier for novices to get their feet wet with artificial intelligence, while also helping experts advance the field. In a paper presented at the Programming Language Design and Implementation conference this week, the researchers describe a novel probabilist...
20:39 2019-06-27

Learn a New Language While Listening to Audiobooks Using This App When you’re trying to learn a new language, one of the best ways to comprehend how it all goes together is to apply all that vocabulary you’ve learned in a piratical way....
21:26 2019-07-14

Enochian: The Mysterious Lost Language of Angels Enochian is a mysterious language that 16th century occultists John Dee and Edward Kelley recorded in their private journals. They claimed this ‘celestial speech’ allowed magicians and occultists to communicate with angelic realms.  In the year 1581, occultists John Dee and Edward Kelley, claimed to...
23:52 2019-06-08

Bridging the Internet's Digital Language Divide Tech companies want to get the next billion people online, but those users may find the internet has little to offer in the languages they speak at home....
00:13 2019-06-14

Local shop changes name over offensive language concerns TUCSON – A local Tucson shop recently had to change names because the language could be considered offensive. The name was Creative Tribe. It was to try and convey inclusiveness and togetherness, but people in the Native American community enlightened the owners of its true meaning and they sa...
19:13 2019-07-03

Got It launches Querychat natural language BI service A combination of Microsoft and Google technology, cobbled together with human expert assistance, delivers an NLP solution for BI. Can it compete with the likes of Tableau, Microsoft and ThoughtSpot?...
19:39 2019-05-22

Johnson: I would not veil my language as prime minister A defiant Boris Johnson has insisted he won't be "muffled" and "will continue to speak directly", as he was challenged about past controversial comments at his Tory leadership campaign launch....
14:39 2019-06-12

Opinion: Language between self-censorship and political correctness What society perceives, and how people feel, is influenced in no small way by language. That's why there have always been attempts to control language and thus thought, writes Alexander Görlach....
15:13 2019-05-30

"What Sort Of Language Is This," Said Furious PM On Akash Vijayvargiya Lawmakers of the ruling BJP will have a session with Prime Minister Narendra Modi that sources say will include a chat on discipline in the middle of a huge controversy over Akash Vijayvargiya, a......
09:00 2019-07-03

Can Learning a Foreign Language Prevent Dementia? You may have heard that learning another language is one method for preventing or at least postponing the onset of dementia. Dementia refers to the loss of cognitive abilities, and one of its most common forms is Alzheimer’s disease. At this time, the causes of the disease are not well underst...
17:26 2019-07-19

K-pop boy band Monsta X to release new English-language single South Korean boy band Monsta X will issue its new English-language single, "Who Do U Love?" later this week, the group's management agency said Thursday....
06:26 2019-06-14

Monkey Experiments Offer Clues On Origin Of Language Green and vervet monkeys live on either side of Africa and their evolutionary paths diverged 3.5 million years ago, and yet the two species share a hard-wired vocabulary when faced with danger, clever......
08:52 2019-05-28

Duplicity, Grace and Violence: New Spanish-Language Fiction One novel transports readers to 1970s Spain, roiled by the Basque militants; another is about a Spanish-born MI6 agent; a third follows a political prisoner in Uruguay....
23:52 2019-08-05

Google executive insists she was 'baited' into 'imprecise language' Google executive Jen Gennai tried to clarify what she meant in a leaked video from Project Veritas which showed her implying Google would try to stop President Trump from being elected in 2020....
23:52 2019-06-27

Language wars: the 19 greatest linguistic spats of all time Words are ever evolving – but not without controversy. From creative applications of an apostrophe to the overuse of literally, what makes you rage?What is it about language that gets people so hot under the collar? That drives them to spend hours arguing with strangers on the internet, to go around...
17:52 2019-06-17

Toni Morrison, a Writer of Many Gifts Who Bent Language to Her Will Readers could sense in Morrison’s fiction the influences of Ralph Ellison, the Bible and William Faulkner, among others, but her idiosyncratic music was her own....
07:13 2019-08-07

Delta uniforms will now include sign language as an option Airplanes are often as multicultural as the destinations they're flying to. And now Delta Air Lines has announced that in addition to spoken languages such as Spanish and Russian, in-flight crew members' uniforms will now also indicate whether they know a signed language....
18:39 2019-07-31

U.S. scraps requirement for mortgage borrowers' language preference The U.S. housing finance regulator said on Friday it had reversed a decision to require mortgage lenders to ask what language borrowers spoke because it was not among the "most relevant and useful" information....
06:52 2019-08-10

Sumer: Where Written Language, Arithmetic and Civilization Were Born The Sumerian civilization (known also as Sumer) was one of the earliest civilizations in the world. This ancient civilization emerged in the region of southern Mesopotamia (modern day southern Iraq), between the Tigris and Euphrates River.  ...
14:39 2019-05-21

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses to describe abortion bans New style guidance encourages editors to avoid medically misleading terms like ‘heartbeat bill’ in reference to restrictive abortion laws sweeping the USMake a contribution now and support the Guardian’s independent journalism and coverage of women’s health and reproductive rights in AmericaThe Guar...
16:00 2019-06-07

The Internet Is Changing the English Language. Is That a Good Thing? For more than 600 years, English speakers used because as a conjunction meaning “for the reason that,” dutifully following it with a full clause of explanation (or at least the word of). Then, a few years ago, this old standby suddenly began bursting with new life, as people started usin...
12:52 2019-07-18

Rosalía's 'Spanishisms' upset Catalonia's language purists Catalan pop star uses Spanish words in Milionària, her first single in the local languageThe Catalan pop star Rosalía has upset language purists with her first single recorded in Catalan, by using “Spanishisms” that critics say dilute the language.In Milionària, which received 2m views on YouTube in...
23:52 2019-07-12

How Bangladesh spearheaded creation of International Mother Language Day Concerned that one language goes extinct every two weeks, the United Nations is honouring linguistic diversity and celebrating indigenous languages on International Mother Language Day. And the roots of the Day start in a South-Asian country with a bloody and historic connection to 21 February....
21:00 2019-05-21

Don’t Believe a Word by David Shariatmadari review – the truth about language A myth-busting account of how languages emerge, change, and influence the way we thinkAs a boy, David Shariatmadari would sit in the hallway and listen to his Iranian father speaking Farsi on the phone to his family in Tehran. It was an early introduction to the estranging beauty of unfamiliar langu...
12:13 2019-08-10

ESPN+ is the English-language home for Copa America in the US If you want to watch the hottest soccer (or rather futbol) tourney in the Americas, you'll have to pony up for an ESPN+ subscription. The service has struck a deal to become the sole home for English-language coverage of the 2019 CONMEBOL Copa Ameri......
22:00 2019-05-28

Apple's Swift programming language: Cheat sheet Apple's Swift has far-reaching effects on all platforms, not just iOS, OS X, watchOS, and tvOS. We dive into why Swift matters, how to use it, and how it differs from Objective-C....
02:13 2019-06-08

Trump Rallies G.O.P. to Oppose Resolution Against Racist Language President Trump, declaring he does not “have a RACIST bone” in his body, tried to rally House Republicans to vote against a resolution labeling his comments racist....
20:52 2019-07-16

Why it’s time to stop worrying about the decline of the English language People often complain that English is deteriorating under the influence of new technology, adolescent fads and loose grammar. Why does this nonsensical belief persist? By David ShariatmadariThe 21st century seems to present us with an ever-lengthening list of perils: climate crisis, financial meltdo...
07:26 2019-08-15

How we can learn to stop worrying and love language – books podcast On this week’s podcast, we’re exploring the ways language and punctuation are evolving. Guardian journalist David Shariatmadari comes in to talk about Jacob Rees-Mogg’s much discussed language rules for his staff, and why he banned words such as “very”, “ongoing” and “unacceptable”, and declared the...
15:13 2019-08-07

Marijuana, Reefer, Weed: How Language Keeps Evolving for the Devil’s Lettuce As long as people have smoked the plant, they’ve debated what to call it. And now marketers for the legal marijuana industry want everyone to say “cannabis.”...
13:39 2019-07-04

Love v l’amour: is English destroying the world’s sexiest language? In France, the culture minister has announced plans to strengthen a law that compels advertisers to say things in FrenchLe français is the language of l’amour. But there, it appears, lies le rub. Instead of tweeting about l’amour, the French have seemingly taken to calling it “love”. They are also p...
01:13 2019-08-06

Obama: Reject language from leaders that 'normalizes racist sentiments' Former President Barack Obama responded to the weekend mass shootings in Ohio and Texas on Monday with a plea to Americans to reject the language of hatred, fear and intolerance from any of their leaders....
23:26 2019-08-05

El Paso Shooting Suspect’s Manifesto Echoes Trump’s Language If the president did not originally inspire the gunman, he has brought into the mainstream polarizing ideas and people once consigned to the fringes of American society....
13:39 2019-08-05

Obama urges Americans to reject leaders who use racist language Former US president Barack Obama has urged Americans to reject language coming from any of their leaders that "feeds a climate of fear and hatred or normalises racist sentiments"....
14:26 2019-08-06

New York gangs are using emojis as a secret language to plan crimes Police say violent city street toughs have turned to cutesy emoji and other digital imagery to communicate with each other, using seemingly innocuous symbols as tools of murder, assault, rape and robbery....
10:52 2019-08-04

Google launches TensorFlow.Text library for language AI models Google today introduced TensorFlow.Text, a new library for training language understanding AI. The news comes days after the beta release of TensorFlow 2.0.Read More...
22:39 2019-06-10

I'm Grammarly Language Data Manager Courtney Napoles, and This Is How I Work Grammarly, the Chrome extension that helps people write right, bases its spelling, grammar, and word use suggestions on intense analysis of vast databases of the written word. One of the people analyzing that data is Dr. Courtney Napoles, a computer scientist with a background in book editing. We ta...
19:13 2019-07-17

Chimp sign language and human communication follow the same rules Gestures used by chimpanzees to communicate with each other follow some of the same rules intrinsic to human language, according to a study of chimps in Uganda...
17:39 2019-05-21

Chile’s SuperGran Is Last Living Keeper Of A 10,000-Year-Old Language and Culture The 10,000-year-old Yaghan language of Chile's remote Tierra del Fuego has ‘one’ remaining fluent speaker left, and the entire ancient culture is on the very edge of dying out altogether. ...
03:13 2019-06-04

Boston arts museum bans 2 visitors for offensive language BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts has banned two visitors and vowed to change protocols for guards after minority middle school students said they were subjected to racism by staff and patrons during a field trip last week. Principal Arturo Forrest told The Boston Globe one museum sta...
03:13 2019-05-25

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

AI researchers launch SuperGLUE, a rigorous benchmark for language understanding A consortium of AI researchers from Facebook, NYU, and Google's DeepMind have created SuperGLUE, a benchmark for more nuanced, complex conversational AI.Read More...
20:39 2019-08-14

Tata Sky Revises 25 Popular Regional Language Channel Packs With the new revision, Tata Sky has changed the prices of packs such as the Gujarati Regional, Tamil Family Sports, Telugu Family Sports, and Kannada Family Sports....
19:13 2019-05-31

Arsenal academy coach banned for abusive language to Under-9s referee • Alex Nichols reduced teenage female referee to tears• Nichols banned for three games and finedAn Arsenal academy coach has been fined and banned for three matches after he was found to have called a female teenage referee a “little prick” and reduced her to tears. The behaviour of Alex Nichols dur...
21:26 2019-06-13

Cummings slams Trump's 'racist language' after mass shootings Rep. Elijah Cummings on Wednesday accused President Donald Trump of using “racist language” and “encouraging reprehensible behavior,” addressing the latest spate of mass shootings that have shaken and devastated the country.“Those in the highest levels of the government must stop invoking fear, usin...
22:13 2019-08-07

Guardian spurs media outlets to consider stronger climate language Use of terms ‘climate crisis’ and ‘global heating’ prompts reviews in other newsroomsWhy the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environment The Guardian’s decision to alter its style guide to better convey the environmental crises unfolding around the world has prompted some other m...
20:52 2019-05-24

Trump Relies on Populist Language, but He Mostly Sides With Corporate Interests President Trump’s inflammatory appeals to white working-class voters have not been matched by legislative accomplishments aimed at their financial well-being....
20:01 2019-07-23

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

Manholes or maintenance holes? The city rejecting gendered language The city council in Berkeley, California, is removing terms like ‘maiden’ and ‘manpower’ from its municipal code“Mankind”, “manmade”, “he” as a generic pronoun: English words may not be designated masculine or feminine, but the language still bears the mark of patriarchy. With a bit of care, however...
10:52 2019-07-19

UWS firefighter memorial vandalized with crude language, gold paint A resident called in the graffiti on the Firemen's Memorial Terrace at Riverside Drive at 100th Street and said they believe it was tagged sometime between midnight and 8 a.m., the NYPD said....
00:26 2019-06-11

What Jacob Rees-Mogg's language rules reveal about him | David Shariatmadari His linguistic intolerance suggests a personality that values order and obedience above allJacob Rees-Mogg must be in seventh heaven right now. His obsession with anachronistic rules and rituals finally has a professional justification. Boris Johnson has made him leader of the House of Commons, a Br...
21:13 2019-07-31

Civil Rights Groups Mostly Unimpressed by New Twitter Policy Against 'Dehumanizing' Language Civil rights organizations were, somehow, both pleased and exasperated with Twitter on Tuesday after the social network announced the latest update to its rules against “hateful conduct,” a change characterized by the New York Times, which first broke the news, as a “scaling back” of the company’s p...
02:52 2019-07-10

Amazon researchers bolsters Alexa’s language learning with preexisting knowledge In a newly published paper and accompanying blog post, researchers at Amazon describe a method of quickly adapting AI models to new dialects.Read More...
16:13 2019-06-11

In Chile's remote south, the last speaker of an ancient language fights to keep it alive Sitting in the warmth of a wood fire in her home in Chile's deep south, Cristina Calderón sometimes wishes she had more people to speak to in her mother tongue as she weaves woolen socks to sell at......
20:26 2019-05-31

Fox & Friends Idiot Defends the Language Trump and the El Paso Gunman Both Love to Use The man who traveled across Texas to kill Latinx people is racist. The man who campaigned for president by calling Mexicans drug dealers and rapists is racist. And yet, being that it is a day that ends in y, our favorite Fox & Friends assholes couldn’t help defending the words used by both of th...
20:13 2019-08-06

UN’s Grandi slams ‘toxic language of politics’ aimed at refugees, migrants In a heartfelt briefing to the Security Council on Tuesday, Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, has said that, during his three and a half decades as an international civil servant, he has “never seen such toxicity, such poisonous language in politics, media and social med...
16:00 2019-05-21

As Putin Pushes a Merger, Belarus Resists With Language, Culture and History With President Vladimir Putin of Russia looking to accelerate moves toward a “union state,” Belarusians are promoting a stronger sense of their own national identity....
14:39 2019-06-29

"Reject Language Feeding Climate Of Fear": Obama After US Mass Shootings Former president Barack Obama warned on Monday against leaders feeding a "climate of fear" through their rhetoric as the United States mourned 31 people killed in two weekend mass shootings....
05:00 2019-08-06

Nvidia trains world’s largest Transformer-based language model Nvidia said it has trained the world's largest Transformer-based models and achieved the fastest training and inference for Google's popular BERT model.Read More...
16:26 2019-08-13

Spanish-Language Music Has Gone Global. Watch Rosalía Make Her Hit ‘Con Altura’ Two Spaniards, a Canadian, a Colombian and a clip from a Dominican television show helped turn a tribute to reggaeton into one of the hottest international songs of the summer....
13:00 2019-07-08

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

Democrats Blame Trump in Blunt Language for Mass Shooting in El Paso In August of 2016, then-Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton condemned Donald Trump for “taking hate groups mainstream,” arguing that he would promote prejudice and paranoia if he were elected. Three years later, the candidates vying for the 2020 nomination sounded similar the...
23:26 2019-08-05

‘Fetal Heartbeat’ vs. ‘Forced Pregnancy’: The Language Wars of the Abortion Debate Activists on both sides of the abortion fight have long chosen their words carefully, coining terms like “pro-life,” “pro-choice” and “partial-birth abortion.”...
01:39 2019-05-23

Latin lovers tune in: Vatican broadcasts news in language of ancient Rome Friends, Romans and Latin lovers - lend the Vatican your ears. Vatican Radio is starting its first regular news bulletin in the language of Caesar and Cicero....
18:13 2019-06-07

On the Cusp of Power, Boris Johnson’s Inflammatory Language on Islam Returns to Haunt Him As the final live debate of the Conservative leadership contest came to an end on Monday evening, the two men competing to be Britain’s next Prime Minister turned to one another, smiled, and bantered out of range of the room’s microphones. Officially rivals, Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt...
18:26 2019-07-16

Call to revitalize ‘language of the ancestors’ for survival of future generations: Indigenous chief Hundreds of ancestral languages have gone silent in recent generations, taking with them the culture, knowledge and traditions of the people who spoke them. To preserve and revitalize those that remain, the United Nations on Friday officially launched the International Year of Indigenous Languages, ...
21:00 2019-05-21

Tamil Nadu Has Highest Number Of Hindi Aspirants In South: Language Body Data has revealed that Tamil Nadu, the epicentre of the recent row over the Centre's three-language formula, has topped the list among southern states in people volunteering to learn Hindi....
21:13 2019-06-07

Language, Banking System Impending Trade With Central Asia: Piyush Goyal Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal said in Lok Sabha on Wednesday. He said efforts are being made to boost trade by resolving various trade related matters through existing institutional mechanisms......
12:52 2019-07-03

US diplomat accuses Russia of Stalin-era attitude for discouraging English language courses A U.S. diplomat has rebuked the Russian government for discouraging Russian citizens from participating in English language courses operated by the State Department....
02:52 2019-06-11

Berkeley, California eliminates term ‘manhole’ in push to remove gendered language The term “manhole” is being flushed out of a city’s code in an attempt to remove the gendered language. The ultra-liberal California city of Berkeley approved an ordinance Tuesday to rename the metal discs “maintenance holes” during a push for a gender-neutral code, SF ...
23:39 2019-07-18

The urgency of climate crisis needed robust new language to describe it | Paul Chadwick Changes to how the Guardian writes about climate announced by Katharine Viner prompted a discussion with readersInitial reader response was positive to the Guardian’s recent changes to the way it will refer to climate. “This is an epic struggle of ideas, crucial to our future,” wrote one aye-sayer. ...
20:39 2019-06-16

Facebook open-sources deep learning framework Pythia for image and language models Facebook's Pythia deep learning framework, which is now available in open source, is designed to benchmark natural language processing and vision AI models.Read More...
01:39 2019-05-22

MLB, long expecting Latin players to learn English, is finally beginning to speak their language In a sport filled with Spanish-speaking players and language barriers, "the burden has been one way, and all on the Latin players, for too long," one player said....
18:39 2019-06-04

Fox News pundits are using white supremacist language tied to 'The Great Replacement' conspiracy theory INSIDER's Manny Ocbazghi opines that Fox News pundits have been echoing white supremacist talking points during segments on immigration. These talking points are tied to a conspiracy theory called "The Great Replacement." The Great Replacement theory says that nonwhite populations around the world a...
02:00 2019-08-06

Obama implicitly criticizes Trump over language that 'feeds climate of fear and hatred' – live Democratic presidential candidates thank Obama for ‘moral clarity’Trump blames ‘violent’ video games as El Paso death toll rises to 22Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.59pm BST Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has some thoughts on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and...
01:13 2019-08-06

'There Is Rhythm in the Language': Actress Christiana Clark Finds the 'Jazz' in Shakespeare in The Winter's Tale There’s a moment during Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale when pivotal character Paulina pauses in the midst of imploring an obstinate king for compassion to roar at the lords attempting to restrain her, “What needs these hands?” before resuming her pleas. As played by Christiana Clark (opposite Dan D...
00:00 2019-05-25

Python is eating the world: How one developer's side project became the hottest programming language on the planet Frustrated by programming language shortcomings, Guido van Rossum created Python. With the language now used by millions, Nick Heath talks to van Rossum about Python's past and explores what's next....
18:00 2019-07-11

Cory Booker calls out Biden over 'kid in hoodie' remark, says better 'language' needed to talk about race Sen. Cory Booker accused Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden on Friday of not having the right "language" to talk about race that's needed to win the party's 2020 nomination....
11:39 2019-06-29

Trump fires back at Squad, challenges House to ‘rebuke’ them for ‘filthy and hate laced’ language President Trump fired back Tuesday at the four freshman congresswomen who denounced his administration and renewed calls for his impeachment at a rare joint press conference, claiming Democrats have given them a "free pass" for their "vile" language and challenging colleagues to rebuke them. ...
15:26 2019-07-16

Dozens of English-Language News Sites Are Misreporting That a 17-Year-Old Dutch Rape Survivor Died by Euthanasia Dozens of English-language news sites, including the Washington Post, the Daily Beast, the Daily Caller, Newsweek and The Sun falsely reported that a 17-year-old girl from the Netherlands was legally allowed to die by euthanasia. Most of these outlets are reporting the same basic story: that Noa Pot...
23:00 2019-06-05

California city removes all gendered language like ‘manholes’ from city code NBC NEWS – Berkeley, California is doing away with “manholes” — kind of. The city with a long history of progressivism is moving forward with a plan to remove all gendered language from its city code. Soon, Berkeley will formally refer to the “manholes” as “mainte...
04:52 2019-07-19

BTS unveils 'Dream Glow', their latest English language crossover smash, with Charli XCX 'Dream Glow' is BTS' latest attempt at a crossover after its Top 10 hit 'Boy With Luv,' with lyrics in Korean and Spanish — and featuring Charli XCX.        ...
22:00 2019-06-07

Your office job might be making you fat The average American office worker says they gained 12 pounds while working at their desk job, according to new research. Not only that, but a whopping nine in 10 who gained weight while working an office job blame their workplace for playing a role. More than six in 10 (64 percent) Americans who ha...
00:39 2019-06-12

How former teachers are making $100,000 or more, and you can too Teachers are quitting their day jobs after making over $100,000 by advertising curated lesson plans on Pinterest. Lesson plan searches are up 59%.       ...
17:39 2019-07-01

TCL is making some crazy TVs – here’s why you can’t buy them Can’t quite find a TV that feels different from the rest? We’re not surprised: while the market is packed with countless television models in a variety of sizes, from 32-inch bedroom screens to 88-inch wall-fillers, most of them tend to stick to the same basic shape, casing, and colori...
01:52 2019-06-18

FX: Making the best of a bad situation Determining when a client is in distress is not always a straightforward process – banks and FX platforms need to have processes in place to ensure losses are not compounded....
15:26 2019-05-21

We must keep smartphones from making us dumber Most of us whose brains haven’t been fried by overuse of “smart” phones have tacitly assumed that there are great dangers to the overuse of those devices. Now, researchers in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia are confirming for us what we thought we knew....
08:26 2019-06-18

Sources: Rockets making CP3, others available Houston GM Daryl Morey is making all players and picks available in talks, league sources tell ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, and even Chris Paul could be moved in the right deal....
20:26 2019-05-29

|Youthemploymentcouldbedowntomatch-making-study It's important for youth employment programmes to appropriately match job seekers with the requires skills employers are looking for, a study has found....
20:00 2019-06-17

How to Mount a TV Without Making a Mess Don’t underestimate the time and energy it takes to mount your TV on the wall yourself. Here’s how to do it and keep your wall — and your peace of mind — in one piece....
17:52 2019-05-22

Warriors making fun of defense they don’t want to see again OAKLAND, Calif. — The Warriors continued goofing on the old-school box-and-one defense the Raptors employed in the final minutes of Game 2 Sunday in Toronto. The more Golden State made fun of it, the more it seems the Warriors don’t want to see it again. The strategy — after Klay Thompson left in th...
12:26 2019-06-05

Fed chair is in a box of Trump’s making Addressing a conference in Chicago, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell suggested the central bank could cut interests rates if the trade war necessitates action to stabilize the economy....
17:52 2019-06-05

| Cronje: We're making it hard for ourselves Golden Lions captain Ross Cronje admits his side still needs a lot of work despite claiming a dramatic come-from-behind win over the Free State Cheetahs....
20:00 2019-08-03

Office grumps could be making the job better for everyone The office grump may be doing the whole company a favor. When disgruntled employees have a chance to gripe about pay and conditions, they skip work and leave for other jobs at lower rates, according to new research. As garment workers absorbed news that a minimum wage increase was less than expected...
20:39 2019-05-29

ISIS propaganda could be making a comeback A spate of recent videos published to ISIS’ social media channels show fighters pledging allegiance to ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, according to Voice of America....
06:39 2019-07-14

Adidas Is Making Naruto Sneakers Adidas’ recent Dragon Ball collection was trash, but that hasn’t stopped the company from returning to the vintage manga/anime well, with a new lineup that’s all about Naruto....
01:13 2019-07-01

The MLB teams making bettors the most money Sharps often pass on the Major League Baseball All-Star Game (Fox, 7:30 p.m.) because it’s such a crapshoot. VSiN’s Wes Reynolds already covered options and strategies in Tuesday’s special feature, so let’s devote “Bet Smart” to studying teams that were money-making All-Stars in the first half of th...
21:26 2019-07-09

Review: Making a Spectacle of History (and Herself) Radu Jude’s “I Do Not Care if We Go Down in History as Barbarians” is a complicated meditation on the responsibilities — and limits — of art in the face of horror....
15:13 2019-07-18

CDC: Pig ear dog treats are making people sick The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Food and Drug Administration and local health officials are investigating salmonella outbreaks in 13 states that may have been caused by pig ear dog treats....
21:13 2019-07-05

Making the Band Is Coming Back to MTV Prepare for the return of Making the Band. Sean "Diddy" Combs and MTV are reviving the classic reality competition show that put together bands like O-Town and Danity Kane.......
23:13 2019-07-15

Why does Netflix keep making so many cheap TV movies? From the studio that brought you Roma comes Secret Obsession, the latest in an increasingly long line of sub-Lifetime channel, semi-ironic duds You don’t need to watch Netflix’s upcoming movie Secret Obsession to know exactly what it’s going to be like. There’s the title, which appears to be chosen ...
11:52 2019-07-10

The new Mini Electric has been a decade in the making Mini's first trials of a battery-powered model showed promise, and the new car shows how far things have come It’s nearly a decade since the field trials of the Mini E prototype in the UK. Loaned to selected members of the public (as well as in other countries including the US and Germany), it was ...
23:13 2019-07-09

Making A Difference: Books And Barbers LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – A local barbershop is touting the “Books and Barbers” program as a brand new service that provides a male role model in the lives of children who might not otherwise have one. At Prince Cuts Barbershop, they’re not only focusing on how the kids look ...
02:00 2019-05-31

Nike Is Making Nintendo 64 Sneakers An upcoming colourway of Nike’s Air Max 97 doesn’t make an official mention of the console—gotta keep those lawyers at arm’s length—but its inspiration is clear: this is a Nintendo 64 sneaker....
06:52 2019-07-09

Google's officially done making its own tablets Yes, the Pixel Slate is Google's last tablet. The information was recently confirmed by the company's hardware head Rick Osterloh, who also said that Google will continue to support its partners who decide to launch new tablets going forward.Instead, Google is determined to dabble in the laptop busi...
18:26 2019-06-21

How Ady Suleiman is making his way back to stardom A few years ago, Ady Suleiman was signed to Simon Cowell's music label and performing at Glastonbury. Then, his mental health began to deteriorate. He tells Frankie McCoy about his journey back to the big time...
09:39 2019-07-11

Making Mars habitable might be possible thanks to aerogel As far as anyone knows, Mars is currently totally devoid of life. We don’t know if that was always the case, but we know that modern-day Mars is a rather hostile place to be thanks to frigid temperatures and deadly radiation. When humans eventually arrive on the Red Planet, we might be able to...
05:52 2019-07-17

'Shop Contest: Freelancing After Making Super Mario Maker 2 was recently released and I’ve got Mario Maker 2 on the brain. I also wonder if making levels pays very well? Probably not. So construction Mario and his bro must work some side gigs to help make ends meet....
19:39 2019-07-07

Return of two Yankees would be ‘like making a big trade’ CLEVELAND — CC Sabathia, who was celebrated in his retirement season in the city where his career began Tuesday night, said he has confidence in the Yankees front office addressing areas of need and that it would be great to add a starter. But he also said he remains confident Luis Severino and Dell...
03:39 2019-07-10

Take that, take that: Diddy and MTV are reviving Making The Band Sean “Diddy” Combs and MTV are reuniting for a revival of the cult reality classic, Making The Band. Per Deadline, the global search for potential talent began today and the show is slated to premiere sometime in 2020. The announcement comes just as reboots, music competitions, and making the rich w...
01:39 2019-07-16

Spectrum is making all 164 episodes of Mad About You available before reboot Because everything old is new again, 1990s domestic sitcom Mad About You will be returning to revisit Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt as longtime TV couple the Buchmans, now empty nesters. Still in their slanty Manhattan apartment? Maybe with a new dog? Will Janeane Garafalo return as their similarly age...
00:00 2019-07-19

Are You Making These Common Grammatical Mistakes? No one can recognize our relentless misuse of the English language quite like an editor. Misplace a modifier, and your editor will (hopefully) let you know. Over-use intensifiers such as “very,” “just,” and “really,” and your editor will tell you that you’re really just not doing your writing any fa...
22:13 2019-08-05

Tesla Is Making a Ton of Money Off of Everyone Else and You Didn't Even Know It How gas-powered car purchases help keep Tesla going, Toyota’s warnings about the Trump administration’s proposed Mexican tariffs, more tariff news, the latest on the Fiat Chrysler-Renault relationship, and new electric-vehicle partnerships. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Wednesday, June ...
16:52 2019-06-05

Google Is Making the Web Safer With These Two New Features Google has launched a new Suspicious Site Reporter extension for Chrome that lets users report malicious websites directly to Google. Chrome 75 will now warn users when they land on a deceptive......
10:39 2019-06-19

Making India Eco-Friendly with CNG Cars Factory fitted CNG cars are safer, cleaner and a fuel efficient alternative. Maruti Suzuki tops the CNG segment in terms of safety. They have the largest range of CNG cars, and with over 5 lakh cars......
20:13 2019-08-12

Ars on your lunch break: The fate we might be making for ourselves Enlarge / Suck it, Skynet. Today we’re presenting the second installment of my conversation with Naval Ravikant about existential risks. Naval is one of tech’s most successful angel investors and the founder of multiple startups—including seed-stage investment platform AngelList. Part one of our ...
23:26 2019-06-18

Tesla has blueprints for a submarine car it isn't making Tired of driving your car on land like everyone else? It turns out Tesla's engineers have designed a submarine car that would be capable of travelling underwater as well as on the roads.Tesla's CEO, Elon Musk, spoke of the designs in the company's annual shareholder meeting this week ...
11:26 2019-06-12

Nintendo probably isn’t making the N64 Classic Edition, so someone else did When Nintendo followed up its exceedingly popular NES Classic Edition with the SNES Classic Edition, we assumed an N64 Classic Edition would be the logical next step. Unfortunately, the company confirmed that there won’t be any more retro consoles in the near future as it focuses on the Switch...
03:13 2019-06-07

Sony will keep making smartphones, whatever the cost Sony's new CEO has confirmed that the company will keep faith in its mobile division, despite its numerous struggles. Kenichiro Yoshida (pictured), who replaced Kaz Hirai as head of the Japanese giant, told journalists that he wouldn't walk away from......
16:52 2019-05-22

Endometriosis: Are scientists making any headway? Endometriosis is a common chronic condition, though nobody knows what drives its development. A new study takes us a little closer to tackling its causes....
20:52 2019-05-22

UK man becomes first convicted in Britain of making 3D-printer gun A 26-year-old man has become the first person in Britain to be convicted of making a firearm with a 3D printer that was capable of firing a lethal shot, police said on Wednesday....
16:39 2019-06-19

UK Man Becomes First Convicted in Britain of Making 3D-Printed Gun A 26-year-old man has become the first person in Britain to be convicted of making a firearm with a 3D printer that was capable of firing a lethal shot, police said on Wednesday....
13:26 2019-06-20

Bugatti is making only 10 of these $9 million supercars Bugatti unveiled its latest limited-edition model at a classic car show in California Friday. The Bugatti Centodieci will cost $9 million and only 10 will be made....
03:52 2019-08-17

Amazon is making Alexa easier to use Imagine being able to arrange a night out in advance through Alexa by engaging in a naturally flowing conversation with the virtual assistant. According to VentureBeat, this is what Amazon showed off last week at its re: Mars conference when it unveiled a preview of Alexa Conversations. Found in Ama...
23:26 2019-06-15

The jeweler to ‘80s pop royalty is making a comeback In the 1980s and early ’90s, Richard Minadeo created jewels for rock royalty. Fans of his chunky gold pieces — studded with rhinestones, sharp-carved beads and religious imagery — included Cher, Carly Simon and Madonna. Then, in the early 2000s, he disappeared. “I didn’t think I would make jewelry a...
17:00 2019-08-19

Making the mundane must-have: Prada and the art of the fashion meme The Italian fashion house’s recent analogue-tech inspired show demonstrated how treading the line between the sublime and the ridiculous can spark a social media frenzy – and get everyone talkingForget The Devil Wears Prada – the Italian luxury fashion house looks to have drawn on The IT Crowd for i...
22:13 2019-06-13

Get jazzed: Jeff Goldblum is making another album While most of the rest of us struggle to be fulfilled in any one area of our lives, Jeff Goldblum has accompanied roles in summer tentpoles and recurring gigs in one of TV’s strangest towns with weekly jazz variety shows at Los Angeles’ Rockwell Table And Stage. His first album, The Capital Studios ...
08:39 2019-07-02

AI and automation are making office life easier AI and automation have revolutionized the manufacturing sector with robots working alongside humans on factory floors. Now, those same sorts of technologies are beginning to find their way into corporate offices and are rapidly changing the way we co......
22:00 2019-08-02

5 common lawn care mistakes you may be making Even if you have the best of intentions, there are a few lawn care mistakes you’re probably making.        ...
21:00 2019-05-22

Is Our Obsession with Health Data Making Us Crazy? When Bri Cawsey started wearing a Fitbit, she thought it was simply a “really cool tool” for charting her runs. Slowly but surely, however, the British Columbia-based strength and conditioning coach began tracking everything—calories, macronutrients, fertility—and noticed the...
12:13 2019-05-30

The Challenge of Making and Marketing Spider-Man: Far From Home, When No One Could Know What It Was About Spider-Man being dead wasn’t a huge problem. One would think killing the main character of a movie about year before its release would be exactly that but, for the team behind Spider-Man: Far From Home, it was not. Instead, it was just the first part of a long-in-place plan to raise the stakes for n...
00:26 2019-07-02

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

Amazon’s making a Lord of the Rings MMO set pre-trilogy Amazon today revealed the long-rumored Lord of the Rings MMO that’s in the works is being developed in collaboration with its internal Amazon Game Studios — meaning we’ll soon get both a new Rings game and that TV show it’s already revealed. There’s no word yet on a story or setting. Amazon Game Stu...
04:13 2019-07-11

Jets’ Darryl Roberts is making a lot of noise Here is our daily practice update from Jets training camp: Something good No. 2 cornerback Darryl Roberts’ strong training camp continued. He broke up a pass for Robby Anderson over the middle in team drills and played tight coverage for most of the morning, rarely letting receivers get separation f...
03:52 2019-08-07

Opioid epidemic 'making more organs available for transplant' The opioid epidemic has at least helped solve another medical crisis - the shortage of organs available for transplant, according to new research in the US....
18:13 2019-06-06

Making the customer’s journey convenient, not creepy Personalization is the key ingredient to helping build trust with a customer, which increases growth and engagement, but it can also go too far.Read More...
03:26 2019-07-12

More U.S. firms making changes in response to climate concerns A survey found that two-thirds of corporate decision-makers who are aware of grave climate-change reports have reviewed or changed their energy management strategies....
12:26 2019-06-15

How White Sox’s Lucas Giolito went from bust to ace-in-the making Some prospects hit the ground running and live up to the hype immediately — like Austin Riley or Pete Alonso this year, or Juan Soto and Ronald Acuna Jr. last year or Aaron Judge and Cody Bellinger in 2017. Sometimes it takes years, as it did with Tyler Glasnow (before landing on the 60-day injured....
04:39 2019-06-02

Nike Is Making Stranger Things Sneakers Because pop culture tie-ins are an adult sneaker thing now, Nike is releasing a line of shoes based on Netflix’s Stranger Things. Thankfully, they are a lot more tasteful than the announcement itself might have you believe....
10:39 2019-06-13

LeBron James may not be in NBA Finals, but he is making an impact LeBron James is not playing in the NBA Finals for the first time since 2010, and it's noticeable to players and in overall viewership.        ...
20:39 2019-05-31

Samsung Tests How 5G Can Improve Chip-Making The company is testing how fifth-generation wireless networks can speed up connections at its chip-making factory in Austin, Texas, a pilot that aims to prove 5G is more than a buzzword....
02:39 2019-08-15

Gary Sanchez making 2018 look like the aberration The further this season goes, the better Gary Sanchez hits, and the more last year looks like some strange kind of anomaly or mirage. One of those unexplainable bad years all players go through, because so far the Yankees catcher hardly resembles the inconsistent player they saw last year. Saturday ...
16:00 2019-06-02

THQ Nordic has plans for TimeSplitters and is making a new Saints Row A wise man once said that "if you're not making moves, you're standing still." And THQ Nordic is proving that with TimeSplitters and Saints Row.Read More...
20:39 2019-08-14

Making wireless communication more energy efficient Omer Tanovic, a PhD candidate in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, joined the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS) because he loves studying theory and turning research questions into solvable math problems. But Omer says that his engineering background...
20:26 2019-07-03

Shaved Mario Is Making Me Feel Strange Here is a very simple, but very effective mod for Super Mario Odyssey that shaves Mario’s moustache for the entirety of the game. Cutscenes, gameplay, everything. It’s gross and I hate it....
10:26 2019-08-13

Saved from obsolescence, Microsoft is now making Paint better Enlarge / A picture apparently constructed in Paint using the keyboard exclusively. (credit: Microsoft) The news for mspaint.exe aficionados is just getting better and better. Microsoft's original plan was to deprecate Paint and end its development. It would still be installable from the Store but...
15:26 2019-05-21

LG is finally making its high-end G8S phone available globally LG's unveiled what appeared to be a more affordable version of its G8 ThinQ flagship smartphone, the LG G8S ThinQ, back in February. Now, it is finally ready for release in Europe, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East....
13:13 2019-07-02

Hazelight Studios, the developer of A Way Out, is making another co-op game EA reserved its main stage at EA Play for games like Apex Legends, Madden NFL 20 and Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, but at a nearby event, the developer-turned-publishing house had a slew of new 'triple-i' indie games to show off. Among these titles were several new EA Originals ȁ...
03:00 2019-06-09

‘Dad Builds’ Are Making Lazy Gaming OK, And I Love That It has come to my attention that some of you have introduced a new term into the video game lexicon, one that describes a phenomenon of great interest to me and the public at large. I am talking, of course, of Dad Builds....
22:00 2019-08-09

Drone Racing League is making its Racer4 UAV available to all When the new season of Drone Racing League premieres on August 11th, its competitors will be racing the fourth iteration of its high-speed First Person View drone. That machine, called the DRL Racer4, can accelerate from zero to 90mph in under a seco......
17:13 2019-08-09

Google is getting better at making sure you book the cheapest possible flight For the past few years, I have been almost exclusively using Google’s online travel tools to book flights. It’s often the most convenient way to sort through dozens of flight options at once, and the interface is decidedly more manageable than what most competitors have to offer. That sa...
21:52 2019-08-08

Kevin Smith is making a new He-Man cartoon for Netflix As announced today at the Power-Con convention in California, Kevin Smith is making a new He-Man cartoon for Netflix. Unlike the excellent She-Ra, which it will presumably be totally unrelated to (the original series was a spin-off of the He-Man show), this one won’t be some kind of cool new take on...
04:00 2019-08-19

Simple mistakes you’re making with your air conditioner To make sure you’re cutting back on the cost of your air conditioner, don’t make these mistakes when you turn it on. Buzz60’s Sean Dowling has more.       ...
13:52 2019-07-12

Plucked from obscurity: why bluegrass is making a comeback It was once derided as hillbilly music. How did bluegrass become the new sound of political protest across the US?You could tell Punch Brothers didn’t expect to win a Grammy this year – their frontman didn’t even turn up. Bluegrass doesn’t, historically, make much of a splash at the awards, and this...
14:00 2019-06-15

TikTok's creator is reportedly making a smartphone TikTok's owner ByteDance may have grander ambitions than chat apps and streaming music -- Financial Times tipsters have claimed that the company is working on its own smartphone. The device would draw on acquired patents and talent from Chinese phon......
22:26 2019-05-27

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

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Is A Fun Movie About Making Shit Up In 1992, when I would have been 11 years old or so, I went with my family to the theater to see the movie Radio Flyer, starring Elijah Wood and the annoying dinosaur enthusiast kid from Jurassic Park (Joseph Mazzello) as brothers in an abusive household in... probably the late 1950s or early 1960s? ...
23:26 2019-07-31

Beyond Meat will start making 'ground beef' Beyond Meat is taking a new shape. The alternative meat maker is debuting a plant-based "ground beef," which marbleizes and tenderizes just like the real thing....
23:13 2019-06-17

How to avoid making catastrophic innovation bets Business executives must make big bets to sustain leadership or else risk obsolescence. But there's a right way and a wrong way to take on those risks.Read More...
00:39 2019-06-09

‘You need as many wigs as possible’: a guide to making the perfect pop parody Ellie White and Natasia Demetriou, whose new sketch show features their take on Ariana Grande, offer up some crucial adviceModern Toss on parody actsEllie White and Natasia Demetriou met at the Edinburgh fringe, went on to become a comedy duo and now, nearly 10 years of ridiculous stage shows later,...
16:39 2019-06-18

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

RED is making a sequel to its Hydrogen One smartphone and we have no idea why If ever there was a phone that could have revolutionized the smartphone business in the post-iPhone era, it’s the Hydrogen One. Made by high-tech camera company RED, the Hydrogen One turned out to be a huge disappointment. It was a niche phone that targeted a specific group of people: buyers w...
04:26 2019-07-25

For $15, this is the insider’s guide to making serious eBay cash Jaimey Castillo is just one of the entrepreneurs who uses smart thinking and the ease of eBay merchandising to make some serious bank partnering with the ecommerce giant. If it sounds like an enticing career path, get the full primer on mastering eBay with the Ultimate eBay BootCamp Academy training...
14:26 2019-07-23

How your period is making other people rich – video Menstrual cycles have historically been a personal topic. But with the rise of period-tracking apps, intimate knowledge of women’s bodies has become big business as marketers use the data women and girls put into their phones to exploit their hormones in an attempt to sell them things they didn’t re...
14:26 2019-06-20

If Netflix wants to keep growing, it has to keep making content like ‘Rim of the World’ Screenwriter, producer, and director Drew Pearce once lamented to me that Hollywood has basically given up on the idea of making anything but blockbusters with insane budgets and then small art house films on the other end of the spectrum that tend to rake in plaudits come award season. The way he p...
00:52 2019-05-27

How Mustapha Heron is making St. John’s his team Mustapha Heron didn’t have to wait long to know where he stood. Hours later, it was obvious. Mike Anderson became the new St. John’s coach late on April 18. By 8 the following morning, Heron’s phone rang. It was the man hoping to be his next coach. “He told me what his plan was for......
15:52 2019-07-22

Grabbing Feminism by the Mic: This Is How Women in Hip-Hop Are Making a Lane of Their Own The terms “hip-hop” and “feminism” might seem like oil and water. After all, the culture of misogyny and straight disrespect of women throughout hip-hop culture could lead one to think otherwise. So can a feminist politic exist in a hyper-misogynistic space?...
23:00 2019-06-20

Forget leather – HP is making laptops out of wood HP is no stranger to making laptops out of unusual materials – such as the leather-bound HP Spectre Folio – and at Computex 2019, the company has revealed its releasing its Envy range of laptops with bodies that are partially made out of wood.The HP Envy Wood line up will come with a t...
13:52 2019-05-28

Cuba legalizes independent movie-making Cuba's Communist government on Thursday issued a decree legalizing the country's independent movie industry in a move that should facilitate production, although critics said it fails to resolve......
23:13 2019-06-27

How Misinformation Is Making It Almost Impossible to Contain the Ebola Outbreak in DRC If Florida Kayindo hadn’t contracted Ebola herself, she wouldn’t believe that it existed. The 36-year-old grins with bemusement thinking about all the rumors she’s heard. “In the beginning people thought Ebola wasn’t a real illness, it was brought in by white people,&rd...
21:13 2019-06-20

'Shop Contest: Freelancing After Making, Winners! Construction work is hard work. So last week I asked you wonderful Kotaku readers to show me how the Mario Bros. make more money on the side. I got a whole bunch of...strange jobs. I’m not sure how well these pay, but I write about video games for a living. What do I know?...
00:39 2019-07-14

AP/CP survey: Players say NHL making progress on concussions Associated Press/Canadian Press survey: NHL Players' Association representatives say league is making progress on concussions        ...
19:39 2019-05-23

Russia hates HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ so much that it’s making its own series HBO’s recently-ended Chernobyl mini-series is easily one of the best shows of the year — and so much better than Game of Thrones season 8, by the way. The show tells the real story of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster as experienced by the ones who had to deal with the consequences. Unsurprisi...
05:52 2019-06-06

Your Future, Bad Decision-Making Self Will Thank You For Saving On Pedialyte Look, we all have our ways to handle a hangover. In our youth, it used to be greasy food and Gatorade. Now, the only way to survive a hangover is Pedialyte. If you’re a veteran Pedialyte drinker or new to the game, you’re going to want to get in on this deal. You can get $3 off if you clip the coupo...
17:13 2019-05-23

Under the skin: How haptics are making touchscreens safer Getting a physical haptic response from a touchscreen can make them less distracting to use and even extend their reach to steering wheel controls Fast-developing technology will make button-less interfaces safer to use by providing physical feedback Screens evolved in cars as a means of simplif...
03:13 2019-06-17

IBM is making all its software cloud-native following Red Hat deal IBM has announced that it has transformed its software portfolio to be cloud-native and optimized it to run on Red Hat OpenShift enabling enterprises to build mission-critical applications once and run them on all leading public clouds including AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, Alibaba a...
21:39 2019-08-01

DealBook Briefing: The Fed Isn’t Making People Happy The central bank cut interest rates as expected. But many traders, President Trump and two Fed governors disagree with the direction that the Fed is taking....
15:26 2019-08-01

Swalwell: 'We're breaking up with Russia and making up with NATO' Rep. Eric Swalwell said if he becomes president, his first act for his foreign policy would be to cut ties with Russia and to come back into the fold with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization....
09:01 2019-06-28

Norway says Venezuelan talks making progress CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Norway’s government is praising progress in talks between representatives of President Nicolás Maduro and his opponents. Wednesday’s statement from Norway’s Foreign Ministry says both sides have shown a willingness to seek an “agreed-upon and constit...
19:52 2019-05-29

Apple announces iPadOS, making its tablets more like laptops Apple today announced iPadOS at its annual WWDC event. The new operating system comes with a plethora of updates over iOS that bring the company’s popular slab almost on part with laptops. First up, the iPad will get a new split-screen apps feature that brings side-by-side launching of apps – includ...
01:26 2019-06-04

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

Google Is Making Billions Off Journalism as Newsrooms Starve Last year Google made an astonishing $4.6 billion off the news industry, according to the New York Times. That’s a shocking amount of money, considering the declining state of journalism, and the fact that Google isn’t actually reporting or writing anything itself....
03:00 2019-06-10

A Drama of Trump’s Own Making Ends With a Familiar Hero The threat to impose tariffs on Mexico was a case study in President Trump’s approach to some of the most daunting issues confronting him and the nation....
11:52 2019-06-09

Quentin Tarantino is now teasing that he might retire before making 10 films For years, Quentin Tarantino has claimed that he’ll retire after making his 10th film, ostensibly because he doesn’t want to overstay his welcome in the industry, and—at least by his “official” count—the upcoming Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood will be ninth film. That leaves only one more chatty, art...
22:39 2019-07-03

The ‘intolerably putrid’ making of ‘The Texas Chain Saw Massacre’ “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre,” directed and co-written by Tobe Hooper and released in 1974, set the standard for the slasher-film genre with its depiction of a family of sadistic cannibals who torture and murder a group of interlopers. In the film’s most horrifying scene, a woman is tor...
08:52 2019-06-14

No more lumps: Let physics be your guide to making the perfect crepe Enlarge / Batter must be distributed evenly to get uniform thickness in a perfect crepe. (credit: Mark Boster/Los Angeles Times/Getty Images) Order a crepe from a professional vendor and they'll likely cook it on a blade, a flat heated surface that distributes the batter evenly to get just the rig...
17:13 2019-06-28

USOPC say it is making progress on reforms amid new legislation A top U.S. Olympic official on Thursday said the organization is addressing its failure to protect its athletes from the sexual abuse of a team doctor, comments that come days after legislation was introduced aimed at reforming the body....
03:52 2019-06-21

NFL’s new rule making pass interference reviewable won’t be changed further Coaches can challenge pass interference calls or non-calls, except in the final two minutes of each half, when reviews are handled by a replay official....
02:39 2019-06-14

How Rob Kardashian Is Focused on Making a "Full Transformation" From the Inside Out Rob Kardashian is taking a step in the right direction. As the E! reality TV star continues to balance life in the public eye with his penchant for privacy, those closest to Rob have......
13:13 2019-06-19

Tesla explores making its own battery cells, report says The electric carmaker is conducting battery cell research at a "skunk works lab" near its Fremont, Calif., plant, CNBC reported. Making the cells in-house could reduce Tesla's dependence on Panasonic....
21:39 2019-06-28

It's Been A Long, Tough Journey For Jamaica, And Just Making It To The World Cup Is Enough Thanks in large part to the support of Bob Marley’s daughter, Cedella Marley, Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz are about to compete at the World Cup for the first time ever. While it’d be far too optimistic to expect them to pull off any kind of shocker in Group C, if you consider Jamaica’s status (or lack th...
03:00 2019-06-07

Dave Chappelle is making his Broadway debut this summer To borrow a punchline from his most iconic bit: It’s Dave Chappelle, b–h! The iconoclast comic, actor and famed Rick James/Prince impersonator is set to make his Broadway debut with one of those fancy “limited engagements” from July 9 to 13 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. He wi...
06:00 2019-06-13

More proof Apple is making ARM MacBooks: It just hired a key ARM engineer Apple is working on ARM MacBooks, several rumors said in the past few years, with a first such product to hit stores in 2020. Apple never comments on rumors and speculation, and all of its laptops and desktops are based on Intel processors right now. But Apple can’t hide everything and we have...
18:52 2019-06-27

Argentina still doesn't have a plan around Messi but is making it work Lionel Scaloni is going game-by-game with this Argentina squad. Even though things still don't fit Lionel Messi, it is still safely through to the next round....
07:13 2019-06-24

Promoted: Making a holiday of the French Grand Prix Motorsport Live looks at why Provence in the end of June is the best place to be on Earth thanks to the famous French Riviera but also picturesque countryside villages, multiple outdoor activities and Marseille: city of art and cultures...
23:13 2019-06-11

My husband was a sperm donor. Now the mother is making demands The adults here seem to have made a mess of the situation by failing to set clear boundaries, says Annalisa BarbieriSome years ago, my husband donated sperm to a good friend. We went through an IVF clinic and have a signed agreement that stipulates he is not responsible, financially or emotionally, ...
19:52 2019-06-07

‘Apex Legends’ is making its worst guns more powerful Apex Legends' second season debuts July 2nd, and we already knew it would include plenty of exciting changes -- like Wattson, an engineer character who thrives on defensive play. Today, Respawn shed more light on what we can expect to see in terms of......
02:26 2019-06-19

This Fourth of July, Trump will star in a movie of his own making We will view the president’s remake of Gladiator, the Oscar-winning tale of a debauched and self-venerating Roman emperorDonald Trump won the presidency but never scored an Emmy for the Apprentice despite 15 seasons and 192 episodes. Come this Independence Day, however, the president will star in a ...
08:26 2019-07-03

Teacher accused of making terroristic threat fights for job MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia school teacher charged with making terroristic threats is fighting to keep her job after her school system didn’t renew her contract. The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports Tymille Baker appealed the loss of her job Tuesday before a three-member...
08:26 2019-06-19

Making A Difference: Program Feeds Madison Co. Kids MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Madison County Food Service will be offering kids breakfast, lunch, and dinner over the next few months. “There’s a lot of needy kids in Madison County. There’s a lot of kids in the district. There’s a lot of kids in the state that are food...
03:00 2019-06-14

Baby boomers are making this huge financial mistake Many of today's baby boomers risk racking up loads of debt the next time a stretch of added expenses or unplanned bills fall in their lap.       ...
15:52 2019-06-21

Ali Stroker Accepts Tony in a Wheelchair, Making History “This award is for every kid who is watching tonight who has a disability, who has a limitation or a challenge,” said Ms. Stroker, who won for her role as Ado Annie in “Oklahoma!.”...
07:00 2019-06-10

‘Making Maisel Marvelous’ exhibit drops you in 1950s NYC Nostalgia has seldom been so well-appointed and lovingly executed as it is on “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” For Amazon’s hit series, no detail is too small to get right. And now, instead of merely watching the show to see the spot-on late-’50’s/early-’60s sets, fans can immerse themselves into a sple...
10:39 2019-08-18

BMW Q2 results hit by rising costs of making greener vehicles BMW said investments in property, plants and equipment rose 39 percent in the quarter as it retooled factories to build new models and more flexible production lines to make both electric and combustion-engine vehicles....
12:39 2019-08-01

Here’s how researchers are making machine learning more efficient and affordable for everyone The research and development of neural networks is flourishing thanks to recent advancements in computational power, the discovery of new algorithms, and an increase in labelled data. Before the current explosion of activity in the space, the practical applications of neural networks were limited.  ...
21:39 2019-08-04

Keeping Noah Syndergaard is making all the difference for Mets PITTSBURGH — Here is what the Marcus Stroman trade did for the Mets, according to Mickey Callaway, and it was evident over the past 48 hours — in the clubhouse and on the field. “It pumped us up, we are ready to make a run at this thing,’’ Callaway told The Post. Yes, a run......
10:00 2019-08-05

Pretty hurts: are chemicals in beauty products making us ill? Cosmetics and personal care items women use every day are packed with a constellation of chemicals that health advocates say could be connected to a host of health problemsAnyone who has ever glanced at a lotion or shampoo bottle has probably noticed a mystifying array of multi-syllabic chemicals. W...
14:52 2019-05-23

YouTube Stars Keep Making Money Even After Breaking the Rules Eleven current and past moderators, who have worked on the front lines of content decisions, believe that popular creators often get special treatment in the form of looser interpretations of......
12:52 2019-08-10

Automating artificial intelligence for medical decision-making MIT computer scientists are hoping to accelerate the use of artificial intelligence to improve medical decision-making, by automating a key step that’s usually done by hand — and that’s becoming more laborious as certain datasets grow ever-larger. The field of predictive analytics holds increasin...
13:13 2019-08-06

The Latest: Man accused of making threats held without bail NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on a New Jersey man charged with aiding a terrorist organization and threatening to kill pro-Israel supporters (all times local): 5 p.m. A man charged with aiding a terrorist organization and threatening to “shoot everybody” at a pro-Israel march is being h...
00:39 2019-05-23

Cuomo signs law making ‘undetectable’ knives illegal "Undetectable knives are meant to be used by trained members of our police and military forces for covert operations — not regular civilians attempting to sneak weapons past metal detectors," Cuomo said. ...
02:13 2019-08-07

'We have to point the finger at Highways England for making a mess of the M2' Opinion 27 Jul, 2019 The decision makers at Highways England need to be held accountable for the mess they made with the M2 closure, says Mike Rutherford...
22:52 2019-07-31

TSMC to Continue Making Chips for Huawei: Report TSMC has said it would continue delivering critical semiconductors to Huawei Technologies even as chip designer ARM has cut ties with the tech giant....
17:13 2019-05-24

Inside the preparations for Mueller’s history-making testimony Robert Mueller testified more than 60 times on Capitol Hill during his dozen years as FBI director, but none of those hearings packed anywhere near the amount of anticipation, partisan rancor, or political stakes as his appearance promises to on Wednesday.And the former special counsel has relied he...
11:13 2019-07-22

Jared Kushner: 'We've turned the battleship, making serious progress' As the administration hits its 2 ½ year anniversary, a traditional point to shift to the reelection, top aides feel that President Trump has made good on his 2016 promise to turn back former President Barack Obama’s agenda and replace it with theirs....
23:13 2019-07-22

Yankees making best of Brett Gardner injury storm MINNEAPOLIS — Had the Yankees been at full strength, Brett Gardner likely wouldn’t have started Monday night’s game against Twins lefty Martin Perez. That’s because Giancarlo Stanton and Cameron Maybin swing from the right side; Gardner from the opposite side of the plate. However, Stanton and Maybi...
08:52 2019-07-23

Are motorcycle taxis making the Ebola crisis worse? The Congolese trading city of Butembo relies on its ‘taxi-motos’ to keep business running, but the taxi unions are resistant to helping government Ebola efforts – and their bikes could be spreading the diseaseSwarms of motorcycle taxis overloaded with passengers and goods weave their way through tra...
08:13 2019-07-24

Bungie is making 'Destiny 2' raid races more competitive Destiny 2's World First raid races are supposed to provide glory and rewards to anyone with a sufficiently committed fireteam, but that's not how it works in practice -- and Bungie wants to level the playing field. When the shared-world shooter's Se......
00:01 2019-05-25

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

Time to bin letters making dubious solar claims Messages appear to be a ruse to get people to sign up to unnecessary servicesWe have had solar panels on our roof for some years and all is working well. Last week we received a letter from the British Trading Solar Association warning us that the five-year warranty on our inverter was due to expire...
18:39 2019-07-31

Kenya's highest court upholds law making gay sex illegal In a blow to the LGBTQI movement in Africa, Kenya's highest court ruled Friday that a colonial-era law banning same-sex relations should remain in place....
17:26 2019-05-24

'It felt like a wonderful dream' – DA Pennebaker on making Monterey Pop In a final, previously unpublished Guardian interview, the late great documentarian looks back at his groundbreaking film with Lou Adler, the legendary music festival’s promoterDA Pennebaker dies, aged 94In 1967 there was a meeting at Mama Cass’s house that included Paul McCartney. The general conve...
21:13 2019-08-07

Valve is making its own version of 'Dota Auto Chess' Dota 2's hugely popular custom game mode Dota Auto Chess is set to get not one but two standalone spin-offs. Dota 2's publisher Valve made the announcement on its blog this week, noting that its developers loved the mod so much the company invited cr......
16:52 2019-05-22

Meet the white-tailed eagles making a comeback in the UK White-tailed eagles like this fishing bird made their comeback in Scotland in the 1970s. Now there's a plan to reintroduce the birds in the south of England...
18:00 2019-05-21

Five Great Coffee-Making Options for Camping Junkies There is nothing that will ruin a camping trip like rolling over in the morning, stumbling outside your tent, and realizing you have to drink pseudo bilge water in place of your delicious morning cup o’ java because you only packed the questionable instant coffee from the bottom shelf of the grocery...
06:13 2019-08-14

Making Pass Interference Reviewable Isn't Going To Make It Any Clearer The play above was flagged. If you didn’t watch—and, dear reader, I sincerely hope you had something better to do last night than watch a Bengals-Skins preseason game into the fourth quarter—can you guess what the call was? Can you guess which player was flagged? More to the point, can you guess wha...
20:39 2019-08-16

Loss-making Uber does not look like a business worth $90bn As drivers protest and the IPO roadshow rolls on, investors need to ask some tough questionsGood luck to those Uber workers protesting about wages and working conditions. They picked their moment to coincide with this week’s IPO in New York, in which the company is set to be priced at $90bn (£70bn) ...
15:52 2019-05-21

Prescriptions for UTIs may be making antibiotic resistance even worse New evidence shows two thirds of urinary tract infections are treated wrongly. To fight back we must develop fast, accurate diagnostics, says Colin Garner...
15:52 2019-05-21

Jabrill Peppers is already making ‘impact’ Giants hoped for This is what the Giants are looking for from Jabrill Peppers. The third-year safety, a key piece in the trade with the Browns that sent star receiver Odell Beckham Jr. to Cleveland, was easy to spot on the field Monday in the Giants’ first organized team activity practice. Wearing jersey No. 21 — th...
15:26 2019-05-21

Mickey Callaway, Aaron Boone making the same mistakes Think of it this way: You’re a movie freak. You miss none that seem promising. You can’t help but smell like buttered popcorn. But one day, everything changes. Nearly all the movies, about halfway or a bit further, fail to make sense, no longer have anything to do with the first half of the movies.....
04:13 2019-08-18

Are semi-autonomous systems making cars safer? V60 simulates undertaking the ‘fake’ Fiesta on the motorway but the Fiesta moves into the lane at the last moment and the AEB-equipped V60, like many AEB cars, fails to avoid it Assisted driving tech should boost road safety, but it can actually make things worse if it isn’t tuned properly The qu...
15:13 2019-05-21

Youssoufa Moukoko: Borussia Dortmund's star in the making Still only 14, the Cameroonian wunderkind hit the headlines again this week after scoring six times in a U19 youth match. After starring across several age groups, the only thing holding him back is age restriction....
15:13 2019-08-12

Kevin Smith is making a 'He-Man' anime series for Netflix Netflix is working with filmmaker Kevin Smith (Clerks, Mallrats) to create a He-Man limited anime series entitled Masters of the Universe: Revelation. Smith, who'll serve as the project's showrunner and executive producer, has unveiled the new show a......
04:52 2019-08-19

Brett Gardner making case for another Yankees go-round BALTIMORE — Brett Gardner and CC Sabathia re-signed with the Yankees within a week of each other last November, one-year deals and pay cuts for both, and the dual transactions carried the feel of the movie “Last Vegas,” a couple of baseball geezers going on one last joy ride together. One problem ex...
02:39 2019-08-08

ICE raids in Mississippi arrest 680, making for the largest in over a decade The raids happened just hours before President Donald Trump visited El Paso, Texas, the majority-Latino city where a man linked to an online screed about a ``Hispanic invasion'' was charged in a shooting that left 22 people dead....
09:52 2019-08-08

How to Separate Corn Kernels Without Making a Huge Mess There seems to be no good way to get corn kernels off the cob. Most “hacks” involve precariously balancing an ear of corn in a bowl, slicing them off, and hoping you don’t slip and slice a finger along the way. Sometimes the bowl catches every last kernel, but more often than not, you get to chase d...
19:52 2019-08-08

Valve Is Making Its Own Version Of Dota Auto Chess Late last year, Valve launched the collectible card game Artifact, a spinoff of Dota 2. It flopped so hard that Valve is now revamping it from the ground up. Earlier this year, Dota’s community beat Valve at its own game, creating Dota Auto Chess, a similarly strategic spin-off that, unlike Artifact...
03:52 2019-05-22

Samsung is making a phone that could last for days on a single charge Last year, Samsung announced a shift in policy when it comes to its smartphone business. The best phones Samsung makes, including the Galaxy S and Galaxy Note, won’t be the devices to introduce new hardware innovations. Instead, the company will use mid-range phones to showcase new technologie...
00:26 2019-08-10

ATM Charges Levied By Banks For Making Cash Transactions The ATM charges apply depending on the type - whether it belongs to the same bank where the customer's account is located or some other bank - and nature of ATM - whether the ATM is located in a......
16:00 2019-08-10

It may become impossible to tell if Iran starts making a nuclear bomb US hostility to arms control treaties has put Iran back on a path to building nuclear weapons, and inspectors could be left blind if the deal collapses...
19:39 2019-05-21

Forgotten Mets making progress in injury saga Outfielder Brandon Nimmo (neck) hasn’t played since May and veteran infielder Jed Lowrie (knee) hasn’t appeared in a game all season, but Mickey Callaway said the two injured players are “getting closer daily.” The Post reported Thursday that Nimmo could start a minor league rehab assignment at some...
11:00 2019-08-12

Oh shit, Marvel's making a new Blade movie with Mahershala Ali While it was easily the most exciting non-Picard-based hour-and-a-half of the day today, Marvel’s big Comic-Con panel tonight didn’t have too many surprises stored up—at least, until the end. Because while most of the projects announced by Kevin Feige and company were things we’d at least heard abou...
16:00 2019-07-21

Antoine Griezmann’s move to Barcelona was a year in the making Atlético Madrid are not happy, even with €120m, and there are doubts that the Frenchman will fit in with Messi and SuárezThe moment of Antoine Griezmann’s departure to Barcelona was broadcast live on television, 393 days after the Frenchman announced his decision to turn down Barcelona and stay at A...
13:39 2019-07-13

Ford's Making a New Crossover to Take on the Subaru Outback: Report Ford promised a lot of new vehicles after it said last year it was axing virtually its entire car lineup in the United States. One of those new vehicles, according to Autocar, is a crossover intended to compete directly with Subaru’s Outback, or something like the Focus Active, which the company had...
02:52 2019-07-17

Julia Louis-Dreyfus could be on her way to making more Emmy history Julia Louis-Dreyfus is nominated for an Emmy...again. Except this time, the beloved comedy legend is not just going for Emmy gold, she's looking to secure her place in the history books once again....
19:13 2019-07-16

States Are Making Progress on Opioids. Now the Money That’s Helping Them May Dry Up Billions in federal grants for treatment and prevention programs are set to end next year. The Trump administration has not said whether it will seek to extend them....
23:39 2019-07-16

Apex Legends is punishing cheaters by making them fight each other In any online game, cheaters can really ruin it for everyone else. Not only do they ruin the sense of fair play, but, in defiance of the old adage, they often prosper. So what’s EA doing with Apex Legends‘s cheaters? Sticking the offenders in a pool together. Respawn, the game’s developers, posted a...
23:39 2019-07-16

Using their loaf: Japanese elevate humble art of making toast From a £220 toaster that makes one slice to loaves designed to crisp up better, the nation is being gripped by a new culinary obsessionBreakfast at Galant, a cafe in the Ueno neighbourhood of Tokyo, has a decidedly retro feel: a boiled egg, salad, plain yoghurt with a swirl of blueberry jam and a cu...
15:13 2019-07-12

Fungus headphones could be the future of making tech more sustainable With 50 million tons of electronic waste generated each year, and much of that not recycled, it's little wonder that tech brands and consumers alike are growing increasingly concerned about the environmental impact of their gadgets.But one Finnish design company may have found the solution. Res...
13:00 2019-05-29

Charles Dance on making Godzilla: 'The catering was sensational!' Freed from Game of Thrones and waging eco-terror in the new monster flick, cinema’s go-to bad aristo talks about turning down 007 and paparazzi ambushesCharles Dance is 15 minutes late. “London, yer know?” says the 72-year-old actor through a mouthful of pastry. His friends call him “Charlie” and Am...
15:26 2019-05-30

Cavs' Gilbert still hospitalized after stroke, making progress Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert is in good spirits, although his recovery will "take time," Quicken Loans CEO Jay Farner said in a statement Wednesday, adding that Gilbert hasn't lost his sense of humor as he remains hospitalized after suffering a stroke in late May....
07:00 2019-06-06

Microsoft, Adobe and SAP are making progress in their campaign against Salesforce Adobe, Microsoft and SAP are pointing to more customers for their Open Data Initiative, which frees data from normally siloed software and puts them together for enrichment....
18:13 2019-07-15

Now castoffs are making Derek Jeter’s Marlins look terrible It’s not just the stars Derek Jeter’s Marlins have gotten rid of who are making them look bad. Everyone knew what Christian Yelich and Giancarlo Stanton were worth when Jeter and the Marlins shipped them away. But even the likes of Derek Dietrich and Luis Castillo (who was traded by the ...
18:39 2019-05-29

Impossible Burger creator is making fishless fish now There’s nothing fishy about it. Impossible Foods, maker of the beefless Impossible Burger, is taking the meat out of another animal product: fish. The California-based company is developing a plant-based seafood alternative, in hopes that consumers will shell out for a vegan eat over the real ...
20:39 2019-07-11

Rare slave-making ant found at Kennedy Lakes N.B. Researchers were looking for a more common ant species at the annual event when they happened upon a nest that appeared to be housing two different species....
19:52 2019-07-15

Pokémon Is Making a Game You Play by Sleeping and I've Never Felt More Sure of Myself During an announcement-packed press event in Tokyo this week, the Pokémon Company unveiled a handful of new services and hardware, including what I believe is the clear standout in this collection of new products: a game called Pokémon Sleep. And based on the limited information I have about how it ...
20:00 2019-05-29

Fabric Reigns! Why Cloth Car Seats Are Making a Comeback When it comes to auto upholstery, leather is no longer the luxury standard. High-end brands are switching to softer, swaddling fabrics like those in Queen Elizabeth’s limousine....
23:39 2019-07-09

Trout to deGrom: MLB’s most critical extensions making noise In February 2008, the Yankees extended Robinson Cano, and for the next 10 years they reached agreement on just two more extensions — CC Sabathia in 2011 and Brett Gardner in 2014. Then in a 10-day period in February 2019, the Yankees guaranteed $110 million to Aaron Hicks (seven years, $70 million) ...
04:39 2019-06-02

My life in sex: ‘We enjoy making love at length during the daytime’ The couple celebrating three decades of great sexWe met and became friends at uni, fell in love, got engaged, became lovers, and were married in our early 20s. We once read that sex had three facets: recreational, procreational and relational. We have explored all three; each supports the other two,...
14:26 2019-05-31

This isn’t the same Jordan Spieth making noise at British Open PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Jordan Spieth is two good rounds at Royal Portrush away from stopping everyone from asking him, “What’s wrong?’’ Spieth, who hasn’t won since his 2017 British Open triumph at Royal Birkdale, positioned himself to hoist a second Claret Jug after shooting 67 in Friday’s se...
22:13 2019-07-19

Some Good And Practical Ideas For Making Sure The Spelling Bee Never Ends In An Eight-Way Tie Again Did you know that eight different children won the National Spelling Bee last night? Yeah, eight! A tween octet spelled 47 words correctly in a row, and because the Spelling Bee got rid of tiebreakers this year after having them in written form for the last two years, they all have to share in an un...
22:52 2019-05-31

Making a crust: Tesco to use unsold bread in new products Supermarket to create olive crostini and bread pudding from baguettes to reduce wasteBritain’s largest supermarket chain is launching a drive to reduce food waste from bread by turning unsold baguettes and batons from its in-store bakeries into new products.Surplus bread is one of the biggest waste ...
11:52 2019-07-06

Reporting on the Retirees Making Migrants’ Journeys a Little Easier Immigration-enforcement agencies have come to rely on nonprofits and their army of volunteers to help send migrants on their way. In Tucson, I met a few....
11:52 2019-05-29

Thank Google for making it harder to find a phone-repair service Imagine you dropped your smartphone and its display shattered -- something that happens around 50 million times in the US each year. Unless you're pretty handy, your first port of call is likely to be Google to look for a nearby repair store, but the......
04:13 2019-08-10

Trump's Pentagon pick says won't be bullied into making 'stupid decisions' U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to become his top military adviser told Congress on Thursday that he would not be "intimidated into making stupid decisions," saying he would always give his best military advice, regardless of pressure....
17:52 2019-07-11

Keanu Reeves is making a Cyberpunk 2077 movie 'much more of a possibility' Cyberpunk 2077 is still nearly a year from release but the hype for CD Projekt Red's upcoming dystopian RPG is not slowing down anytime soon. So it would make perfect sense for Cyberpunk creator Mike Pondsmith to capitalize on the franchises' resurgence in popularity, right? With Kean...
14:26 2019-07-05

How to Spot Scam iOS Apps That Sucker You into Making Expensive Purchases We tend to call out shady apps found on the Google Play Store pretty regularly, but there are also some iOS apps looking to pull one over on unsuspecting Apple customers. In this case, these apps are trying to scam users into costly—and in some cases, undisclosed—in-app transactions....
19:52 2019-08-08

Twitter is making it easier for users to follow curated topics Twitter is coming up with new ideas to improve the microblogging site, with tests currently underway for letting users follow specific topics so they can easily access content they’re interested in. It will work exactly how the social site lets users follow specific people (or accounts) ...
03:26 2019-08-14

Boris Johnson is making promises he cannot keep, says UK leadership rival Stewart Boris Johnson is making promises over Brexit he will not be able to keep if he wins the contest to become Prime Minister, one of his rivals for the top job, Rory Stewart, said on Wednesday....
00:39 2019-06-13

Lamar Odom ‘deactivated’ by Big3 league after making debut Lamar Odom’s basketball comeback will have to wait. On Wednesday, the Big3 basketball league announced in a statement that Odom, in addition to former NBA players Baron Davis, Bonzi Wells and Jermaine O’Neal, has been “deactivated” for the 2019 season. “As the premier p...
00:00 2019-07-12

Samsung is making a cheaper 5G flagship, but it’s not the smaller Galaxy Note 10 The Galaxy Note 10 will come in two sizes, several reports have claimed in the past, and each one will get its own 5G variant. However, all these phones will be pretty expensive at launch, especially the 5G versions. That’s what Samsung did with the Galaxy S10 series this year, whose 5G option...
20:13 2019-07-10

Trump's Pentagon pick says he won't be bullied into making 'stupid decisions' U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to become his top uniformed military adviser told Congress on Thursday that he would not be "intimidated into making stupid decisions," saying he would always give his best advice, regardless of pressure....
03:39 2019-07-12

British diplomats to pull out from EU decision-making meetings within days Critics say No 10 move to quit bloc’s institutional structures leaves UK blindsidedBritish diplomats will pull out from the EU’s institutional structures of power in Brussels within days, under plans being drawn up by Downing Street.In an attempt to reinforce the message that the UK is leaving the E...
14:39 2019-08-12

Border 'czar': Cartels making more trafficking humans over drugs into US Criminal Mexican cartels now make more money trafficking people across the U.S. border than they do selling drugs, according to President Trump’s pick to be the first-ever national “border czar.”...
22:13 2019-06-28

Here's how hackers are making your Tesla, GM and Chrysler less vulnerable to attack GM, Chrysler and Tesla pay 'white hat' hackers to break into cars' systems. It's how they find and correct flaws, aiming to keep drivers safer.       ...
16:52 2019-07-05

McLaren Is Finally Making A Full-Time Move To IndyCar After this year’s disastrous Indy 500, McLaren is coming back to prove that it can actually do this IndyCar thing, thank you very much... but with one caveat. It’s not rolling solo (by which, of course, we mean ‘partnering with Carlin and then pretending not to have actually done that’). McLaren wil...
05:39 2019-08-10

A meteoric rise? Dutch World Cup success was decades in the making As a child growing up in Amsterdam, Vera Pauw would run up and down the sidelines of a football pitch following the ball, pretending to be playing on the same team as her two brothers whose games she would always watch. With no girls team around to join, she had to indulge in make-believe. Even unti...
19:52 2019-07-06

Making Chinese investment in African ports work despite risks Chinese involvement in sub-Saharan Africa's ports is substantial. The investments could become a risk if Beijing controls access, experts warn. Still African countries stand to benefit if they can mitigate the risks....
13:13 2019-06-21

LinkedIn Legends: making the corporate world better – one humblebrag at a time The business networking site has grown to 610 million members, but now a Twitter feed is calling out some of its most shameless self-promotersName: LinkedIn Legends.Occupation: Imagineers. Continue reading......
18:00 2019-07-10

Toyota plays down rumours about Alonso making WRC debut in Spain Toyota has played down speculation that ex-Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso could make his World Rally Championship debut on Rally Spain later this year...
18:13 2019-06-11

Kyrie Irving already making presence felt as Nets leader The Nets won’t start training camp for about six weeks, and the regular season for another month after that. But they’re clearly trying to get a head start, gathering on their own to work out en masse. Much of the roster spent the past few weeks gathered almost 3,000 miles away from Brooklyn, buildi...
04:39 2019-08-17

Steven Johnson on the Secrets to Making Better Long-Term Decisions On a new episode of Airplane Mode, professional de-mystifier and super-author Steven Johnson discusses how you can get a little closer to sure and the secondary benefits of showers....
19:00 2019-06-11

Everton: the little onion making a big impact for Brazil at the Copa América Everton cycled 6km to train with his youth team in Maracanaú. Now he is playing in a Copa América final at the MaracanãBy Yellow & Green Football for the Guardian Sport NetworkMillions of boys in Brazil lace up their boots every day hoping to become professional footballers, many of them wanting to ...
18:00 2019-07-05

Patrick Reed is making things interesting for Tiger and the Presidents Cup Patrick Reed didn't just end a long drought by winning the Northern Trust. He put himself back in the conversation for the Presidents Cup and a U.S. team captained by Tiger Woods....
08:52 2019-08-12

Rumor has Verizon close to making an announcement that will differentiate it from rivals While T-Mobile loves to brag about fixing customer pain points with each Un-Carrier move, here's a pain point that no carrier appears willing to fix. When you send in your broken phone to be replaced under warranty, even if you just purchased it, you will most likely receive a refurbished unit. Now ...
03:00 2019-06-10

FIR Against Azam Khan For Making Derogatory Remarks Against Jaya Prada An FIR was registered against Samajwadi Party (SP) lawmaker Azam Khan on Monday for allegedly making derogatory remarks against BJP leader Jaya Prada....
09:13 2019-07-02

Texas Gov. Abbott signs law making 21 legal age to buy tobacco products Texas in September will become the 15th state in the nation to prohibit the sale of cigarettes, e-cigarettes and other tobacco products to anyone younger than 21 years of age....
18:00 2019-06-09

JP Morgan strategist: Fed is 'fundamentally making a mistake' by cutting rates A top strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management said on CNBC's "Power Lunch" that the Fed will be "fundamentally making a mistake" by cutting rates this month....
00:52 2019-07-11

Making Micah: Parsons primed to be Penn State's next star LB Micah Parsons could hardly wait to see his face on the massive video board atop Beaver Stadium. He imagined how cool it would be to hear 107,000 fans roar when he was announced as a starting linebacker for Penn State — as a freshman....
15:00 2019-08-08

'I'm going to Ibiza!' Star on delayed stag after making Wimbledon semi Spanish tennis player Roberto Bautista Agut can finally pack his bags and go on his stag do, having delayed it when he unexpectedly reached the Wimbledon semi-final....
02:01 2019-07-13

'There’s a lot of weirdness in a slum': making a living in Kenya's anarchic mud city Despite the poverty, lawlessness and pollution of life in Kibera, creativity still thrives thanks to a mix of determination, guts and luck. The Guardian spoke to people who have all threeLiving in a slum is the reality for 1 billion people and rising across the world. More than half of Africa’s city...
17:39 2019-08-07

Frustrated Mauricio Pochettino is making a power play at Tottenham Mauricio Pochettino's insistence that he doesn't have control of transfer business promises to make for an intriguing end to the summer at Tottenham....
18:01 2019-07-31

Lyft making driverless data public in bid to speed development The ride-hailing company hopes sharing its research data will encourage industry and academic collaboration to more quickly solve the technical challenges of autonomous driving....
01:26 2019-07-24

Here is Fox's Brian Kilmeade Making a Wildly Racist Freudian Slip Fox & Friends host Brian Kilmeade has said many intentionally bad and stupid things in his life, but here he is making a quite incredible Freudian slip....
20:00 2019-07-23

Katy Perry Had This One Request Before Making Amends With Taylor Swift After years of bad blood, Katy Perry and Taylor Swift have finally made amends. However, their road to forgiveness wasn't forged overnight. The "Never Really Over" artist......
16:13 2019-07-17

Amazon is making 3 small changes to its seller polices that add up to a big win for customers (AMZN) Helen H. Richardson/Getty Images Amazon is instituting new seller policies that are designed to make shopping easier on the site. The policies include new rules around titles for listings, requiring price-per-unit information for some consumables and details about compatibility for phone cases. Co...
00:39 2019-06-20

Making A Difference: Fazoli’s Steps In With Fundraiser For Sick Teenager (LEX 18) — Fazoli’s and the Lexington Dream Factory are partnering to help make a Lexington teenager’s dreams come true. Shelby Thorn was diagnosed with colon cancer during her senior year of high school. The teen dreams of visiting Hawaii. To help her get there, a portion of Wedne...
02:26 2019-06-20

Virtual Vikings: how volumetric capture is making VR feel real There's never been a better time to be a VR enthusiast. With the increased presence of standalone, wireless headsets, plus the advanced motion tracking and screen resolutions to make VR experiences vaguely in sync with our body’s own senses, we’re now reaching a point where VR sim...
02:26 2019-06-20

Centre Making Efforts For Conservation Of Forests, Environment: President President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said the central government is making earnest efforts for conservation of forests, wildlife and the environment....
14:13 2019-06-20

"Centre Making Efforts To Ensure Peace In J&K": President To Parliament President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said the central government is making all efforts to ensure a safe and peaceful environment for the people of Jammu and Kashmir....
14:13 2019-06-20

Mum sheds dramatic 24st after making a promise to her late parents A MUM celebrated an impressive weight loss transformation after tweaking her diet and joining the gym. Her success follows a promise made to her parents....
18:39 2019-07-22

Elon Musk is making implants to link the brain with a smartphone Elon Musk wants to insert Bluetooth-enabled implants into your brain, claiming the devices could enable telepathy and repair motor function in people with injuries....
19:52 2019-07-17

Google no longer making its own tablets, focuses on laptops going forward Yes, the Pixel Slate is Google's last tablet. The information was recently confirmed by the company's hardware head Rick Osterloh, who also said that Google will continue to support its partners who decide to launch new tablets going forward.Instead, Google is determined to dabble in the laptop busi...
00:13 2019-06-21

#TheBreakaway: Chris Froome’s absence making Tour more exciting "In today’s Breakaway, Bradley Wiggins praises Julian Alaphilippe (00:45), Geriant Thomas discusses his struggles on Stage 14 (2:20), Bradley praises Thomas’ maturity (04:30), the team reflect on the fact there is not one team that stands out at the moment (05:30) and the impact of Chris Froome not ...
20:39 2019-07-20

Eli Roth’s studio is making five horror series for Facebook Watch Last fall, Crypt TV announced it would convert its Webby Award-winning short The Birch into a 15-episode horror series for Facebook Watch. The digital studio, founded by Eli Roth and Jack Davis, isn't stopping there. According to Deadline, Crypt TV a......
01:39 2019-07-20

Coping with crisis: how scientists are making an invasive crab a delicacy The little green invader gobbling shellfish and destroying habitats in the Gulf of Maine could finally have a predator – humansIn the salt marshes and estuaries of New England, the most dominant and fearsome predator is a voracious invader that grows to just inches and lays waste to everything in it...
11:26 2019-06-21

Michael Schumacher Making Progress, Watching F1 Races, Says FIA President It’s been almost six years since the skiing accident that caused former Formula One driver Michael Schumacher’s traumatic brain injury, leaving him with permanent damage. Updates have been few and far between as the family has understandably requested privacy—but we now have a little bit of promisin...
18:39 2019-07-31

City champions: tell us about the people making Cleveland, Ohio more livable This week, we are launching a US-wide project to find the people and organizations transforming American cities. We’re starting with Cleveland – and we want your helpMany US cities across the US face significant challenges. Baltimore, Detroit, Pittsburgh, Cleveland are among them – former powerhouse...
18:52 2019-07-31

NBA's custom-shoe trend is about more than making a fashion statement Many NBA players broke out custom shoes last season to express their personalities, and some say wearing cool footwear even helps them play better.       ...
16:26 2019-08-07

EasyJet was criticized for making passengers fly in backless seats -- except it didn't Long queues. Screaming babies. Terrible food. Air travel can be stressful enough -- but a picture posted from a flight from London seemingly showed the journey from hell....
17:26 2019-08-06

Mortgage rates sink to 3-year low, but one-third of borrowers are making this big mistake Escalating tensions over a trade war with China sent investors rushing to the relative safety of the bond market late last week. That pushed the yield on the 10-year Treasury, which mortgage rates loosely follow, down sharply....
14:52 2019-08-06

Forget the Galaxy Note 10: Samsung is making a more affordable 5G phone The Galaxy Note 10 is launching soon, complete with a brand new design and a few novel features, but this Samsung flagship will be at least as expensive as the Galaxy S10 series that launched earlier this year. And if you’re gunning for a 5G version of the Note 10, then you’ll have to pa...
18:52 2019-06-27

I Stopped Going To Brunch & Started Making It At Home: This Is My Essential Gear Whether or not brunch is Good or Bad is something that millennials will likely debate into our graves. The arguments can get so heated it can be hard to remember that 1. We’re arguing about breakfast food and 2. It is possible to love brunch but also want to make it yourself. Or at least, that is th...
04:13 2019-08-06

Making industrial chemicals “green” requires a lot of renewable electricity Enlarge / Huntsman Olefins petrochemical industry, manufacturer of ethylene and propylene, Wilton, Teesside, UK. (credit: Photo by Photofusion/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) When we think about climate change, we most often think about emissions from two sectors: energy and transportati...
14:33 2019-05-21

St. Louis Blues celebrate Stanley Cup: A parade 52 years in the making The St. Louis Blues won the first Stanley Cup in the franchise's 52-year history and celebrated with fans at a parade and rally.       ...
09:26 2019-06-16

Mortgage rates sink to 3-year low, but one third of borrowers are making this big mistake Escalating tensions over a trade war with China sent investors rushing to the relative safety of the bond market late last week. That pushed the yield on the 10-year Treasury, which mortgage rates loosely follow, down sharply....
18:13 2019-08-05

Long-range NFL bets worth making: Steelers will surprise LAS VEGAS — Summer vacation ends this week in the NFL, with all 32 teams reporting to training camp by Friday. The betting world revolves around football. And although the NFL never really leaves us anymore, there’s definitely a different feel in the air in anticipation of Patrick Mahomes launching ...
20:13 2019-07-23

The Yankees aren’t done making life miserable for David Price David Price became father to a baby girl this weekend, but the Yankees remain his daddy. At least that’s the message the sellout crowd of 47,267 sent the southpaw Sunday night as the AL East leaders hammered Price yet again in The Bronx to close out a four-game sweep with a commanding 7-4 victory ov...
10:00 2019-08-05

Stonewall uprising veterans still astounded 50 years after making history Time has claimed many of the street fighters who rebelled against the police raid of a New York City gay bar 50 years ago, in what has become known as the Stonewall uprising. Those who remain are still a little astounded at what they did....
13:00 2019-06-17

Dhinchak Pooja's Latest Song Is Making Waves On Twitter Dhinchak Pooja is back with a bang, but not everyone seems to be pleased. The singer, who created waves with songs like Selfie Maine Leli Aaj, has come out with a new number called Naach Ke Pagal....
21:39 2019-07-31

‘I Get to Hug Them All the Time.’ What It’s Like to Take Care of a Pair of History-Making Panda Cubs Huang Shunjie might just have the best job in the world. The 24-year-old spends each day caring for 18 panda cubs at the Giant Panda Protection and Research Center outside China’s central city of Chengdu. He prepares their meals of bamboo and milk formula, checks on their growth and health, an...
19:39 2019-07-31

Making a Murderer lawyer says trial should have been dropped over 'polluted jury' MAKING a Murderer lawyer Jerry Buting has let rip at prosecutor Ken Kratz for “polluting” the jury pool ahead of Steven Avery’s notorious murder trial....
14:39 2019-06-22

Judge temporarily blocks ICE from making arrests in Mass. courthouses A federal judge in Massachusetts on Thursday temporarily blocked Immigration and Custom Enforcement agents from making arrests in and around state courthouses. ...
04:00 2019-06-21

Kevin Durant’s status making NBA Finals ‘impossible’ to call LAS VEGAS — Of all the subplots to consider in the NBA Finals, the most complicated is the status of Kevin Durant. The Warriors’ superstar has been sidelined by a calf injury that makes him questionable to appear at any point in the series. The mystery surrounding Durant is problematic for bettors, ...
23:13 2019-05-28

DreamWorks is making a ‘Jurassic World’ animated series for Netflix Netflix’s Jurassic World animated series launches in 2020. Revived by the successful Jurassic World movies, the Jurassic Park franchise is ready to deliver more dinosaur-filled content in near future, with DreamWorks and Netflix having partnered on an animated series set to premiere worldwide ...
21:00 2019-06-04

Military making little progress in eradicating sexual misconduct: survey A new Statistics Canada survey of military personnel suggests the Canadian Forces has made minimal progress in eradicating serious sexual misconduct....
18:26 2019-05-22

The Fiver | Luka Jovic and Real Madrid making moves Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Everybody loves Madrid. Just ask Spurs fans. And Gareth Bale. And Catalonia. The allure is sometimes just too much: the glory of wearing the white shirt, as Cristiano Ronaldo did, before he was booed out of town for not scoring enough goals, or some...
19:00 2019-06-04

The Latest: Blues’ Dunn making progress, won’t play Game 1 BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the Stanley Cup Final (all times local): 1:05 p.m. Vince Dunn is making progress to return to the St. Louis Blues’ lineup after taking a puck to the face in Game 3 of the Western Conference final. Dunn practiced Monday for the third consecutive day and shed the full...
20:26 2019-05-27

Finance Ministry In ''Quarantine'' From Monday As Budget-Making Begins As the Narendra Modi-led government gets down to prepare its first Budget, North Block, which houses the Finance Ministry, will be in ''quarantine'' from Monday until the presentation of the Budget on......
16:52 2019-06-04

Making A Difference: Dream Bus Keeps Bellies Full, Minds Stimulated MARION COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Marion County School District is making sure that every child has a meal to eat and a chance to learn this summer. The Dream Bus hits the road twice a day, five times a week, to bring food and lessons to kids all across the county. The Dream Bus became a realit...
00:52 2019-06-08

‘Midnight Cowboy’ turns 50: Inside the making of a film classic Decades from now, when people wonder what New York City was like in the late ’60s, all they’ll have to do is watch “Midnight Cowboy.” Released 50 years ago, on May 25, 1969, it shows the city in its gritty glory — particularly 42nd Street, the stomping ground of the film’s desperate hustler, Joe Buc...
09:26 2019-05-24

Utah Judge Is Suspended for Making Critical Comments About Trump Judge Michael Kwan of the Taylorsville Municipal Justice Court in Utah may be on the right side of history, but comments he made challenging President Donald Trump have landed him in trouble with Utah’s Supreme Court....
22:39 2019-05-26

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

Writing: Making Your Mark reveals the power of the written word Is a written culture necessary to make a better culture or better citizens? A smart, satisfyingly deep exhibition at the British Library leaves us wondering...
17:39 2019-05-21

The 2020 BMW M8 Is a 600 HP Rear-Wheel Drive Flagship 30 Years in the Making Back in the early 1990s, BMW was playing with the idea of a 550 horsepower version of its classic 8 Series sports car, infamously developing a prototype that never made it to production, and was only discussed in detail years after its development. Fast forward 30 years, and the 2020 BMW M8 is here ...
03:13 2019-06-06

Analysis: Raptors coach Nick Nurse making the right moves Analysis: Toronto coach Nick Nurse plays to the beats of his own drum _ and he's creating great music for the Raptors        ...
08:52 2019-06-06

China says making progress on African swine fever vaccine China will start work on clinical trials of an African swine fever vaccine, state media said on Friday, as the disease continues to spread through the world's biggest hog herd....
13:00 2019-05-24

Utah judge suspended for making anti-Trump comments SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A longtime Utah judge has been suspended without pay for six months for comments he made online and in court criticizing President Donald Trump. The state’s Supreme Court he determined violated the judicial code of conduct. The court said in a decision posted Wednesday th...
19:26 2019-05-24

Warriors making pitch for Kevon Looney to return next season OAKLAND, Calif. — Shaun Livingston was on the campaign trail Tuesday stumping for injured teammate, Kevon Looney, the backup role-playing big man and a free agent. Looney’s fourth season in Golden State is over after busting his collarbone in Game 2, coach Steve Kerr said Tuesday. He may have played...
07:00 2019-06-05

The People Who Published Firewatch Are Now Making A Game Console With, Uh, A Crank Playdate is a new portable gaming system from app developer Panic, coming in early 2020. It has a glossy black and white screen with no backlight. Along with a directional pad and A and B buttons, it sports a rotatable crank that pops out of the right side of the unit. Instead of buying games, Playd...
07:13 2019-05-23

A trail of toxicity: the US military bases making people sick In Colorado Springs, businesses are suing the military for perfluorinated compounds, which some are calling ‘Agent Orange 2.0’Over the last 80 years, much of the land surrounding Venetucci Farm was sold to the US army to establish the base now known as Fort Carson, and today it is hemmed in by highw...
09:52 2019-05-23

British veterans parachute over Normandy 75 years after making D-Day jump Two British war veterans in their mid-nineties parachuted over the fields of Normandy, northern France, on Wednesday, 75 years after they jumped behind German defences on D-Day in an operation that helped turn the tide of World War Two against Adolf Hitler....
22:13 2019-06-05

Pak Teacher Charged For Making Boy Eat Grass As He Forgets Lesson: Report A Pakistani school teacher has been charged for allegedly forcing a boy to eat grass for failing to study a lesson, a media report said on Wednesday....
19:13 2019-05-29

Farage could be banned from making European Parliament victory speech Nigel Farage could be temporarily banned from the European Parliament, after he refused to give evidence to an investigation into whether he broke its funding rules....
12:39 2019-06-05

Cannes Says It’s Making Strides for Equality. Some Women See Backward Steps. The festival is again being called out for its track record in rewarding female filmmakers, and for honoring an actor who admitted to having slapped women....
05:00 2019-05-22

Konrad De La Fuente: the US winger making waves at Barcelona's academy The Miami-born winger is known for his quick-footed skill at La Masia. But this summer his focus will be on winning the U-20 World Cup for his countryWhen Miami-born Konrad De La Fuente moved with his family to Barcelona at the age of 11, he already had a natural ability that suggested he had found ...
14:52 2019-05-23

Massive explosion at Russian bomb-making factory injures 79 A massive explosion at a bomb-making plant in Russia has injured 79 people and damaged 180 homes in the city of Dzerzhinsk. Officials said the factory was used to make and store bombs and other explosive devices for the Russian military. The facility, JSC Kristall Research Institute, was completely ...
23:13 2019-06-01

Powerhouse: the startup making solar the most accessible energy in the world It’s one of the only incubators focused on solar companies – but Powerhouse is part of a larger movement to nurture new companies in the low-carbon futureIt started with a crowdfunding startup, an investment from Prince, and the idea to help new solar companies tackle business challenges that can be...
05:39 2019-05-22

Netflix horror movie ‘The Perfection’ is making people sick Netflix’s new movie “The Perfection” is sick — and not in the good way. Viewers are reporting headaches, nausea and even vomiting after watching the 90-minute horror flick’s particularly gory scenes. In the thriller, which started streaming on Netflix May 24, “GirlsR...
20:39 2019-05-28

iOS 13 is official, here are all the new features Apple today announced the next version of its iPhone and iPad operating system – iOS 13. This happened at the company's annual developer conference, WWDC.iOS 13 is scheduled to be officially released this September, along with the launch of the iPhone 11 line.The thirteenth version of iOS remains tr...
22:26 2019-06-03

Richard Ashcroft making up with Mick can’t change the mould | Rebecca Nicholson The Verve frontman has settled his dispute over Bitter Sweet Symphony but this won’t be the last row over songwriting royaltiesRichard Ashcroft received an outstanding contribution to British music accolade at the Ivor Novello awards last week, and took the opportunity to confirm that the rights to ...
06:01 2019-05-26

Adam Sandler isn’t done making Netflix movies: New Halloween project announced Murder Mystery, The Week Of, The Meyerowitz Stories, The Do-Over, and The Ridiculous 6 are all movies that Adam Sandler made for Netflix in the past few years on top of a stand up special of his own. Sandler isn’t done with Netflix, and that’s hardly surprising, considering that Sandler ...
13:13 2019-07-24

Vitamin D Foods: 4 Healthy And Delish Milkshake Recipes You Can Try Making At Home According to some experts, cow milk is fortified with vitamin D. It is replete with protein, calcium and B vitamins. A nice tall glass of milk everyday could help keep your bone and teeth strong....
17:13 2019-07-23

Italian Banks, Long a Drag on Europe, Are Making Good on Bad Loans Italian banks have made a big leap forward in tackling a crucial problem that has dogged them for years and threatened the stability of the whole eurozone: bad loans....
18:52 2019-08-09

'Marriage Is Not Checkers, It's Chess': Summit Explores Making Black Love Last Barack and Michelle Obama aren’t the only black married couple in this country, and the Black Love Summit, held in Atlanta on Saturday, proved that. A spill-over from the successful docuseries Black Love—which returns to OWN on Aug. 10 and was created by real-life married couple Tommy and Codie Elai...
23:26 2019-07-23

Rabiot credits club icon Buffon for making move to Juventus Juventus midfielder Adrien Rabiot says club great Gianluigi Buffon "was persuasive" in his decision to sign with the Italian champion       ...
16:26 2019-07-02

Simone Biles Dissatisfied With Her Own Performance That Included History-Making Dismount Even on days where she’s far from perfect, Simon Biles is still able to prove that labeling her as the greatest gymnast of all time might be an understatement. The latest example of this came on Friday in Kansas City, Mo. at the U.S. Gymnastics championships, when she decided to become the first per...
05:52 2019-08-11

Lifelong Giants fan making surprise case for final roster spot The way Jake Carlock sees it, he must overcome all the “nots’’ that make him who he is. As once one of the longest of longshots to stay around when the final rosters are announced — and not long ago no favorite to even slip onto the practice squad — Carlock’s spring and summer with......
07:00 2019-08-11

Black Mirror Continues the Trend of Making Teenage Girls the Punchline Black Mirror dives into teen stardom with “Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too,” an overall OK episode that I’d feel stronger about if it didn’t pair its futuristic tech with an outdated vision of teenage girls.Read more......
21:52 2019-06-06

The Trump Administration Is Making Lifesaving Fetal Tissue Research Almost Impossible On Wednesday, the Trump administration announced a new curtailing of federal spending on research using fetal tissue, according to the New York Times. The new rules will make it extremely difficult for this research, which many scientists say is vital, to find a way forward. It aims to entirely end ...
07:39 2019-06-06

Justice Department Replaces Interpreters With Videos, Making Immigration Even More Dystopian The Trump administration announced today that they will end the practice of allowing in-person interpreters at initial court hearings for migrants and asylum seekers and instead will use recorded videos to inform immigrants of their rights, according to the San Francisco Chronicle....
03:00 2019-07-04

In Cincinnati, National Flag Co. celebrates 150 years making American flags July Fourth marks the end of 'flag season' for the West End's National Flag Co., a local manufacturer that deals in American and other flags.       ...
00:26 2019-07-04

American Airlines Wants to Win Back Trust in Its Boeing 737 Max Jets by Making Its Execs Fly on Them American Airlines has a plan for convincing consumers that the Boeing 737 Max aircraft in its fleet are safe for flight: Stick their top brass on them and see how it goes.Read more......
06:39 2019-06-14

Guy making "vroom" sounds over Fast And The Furious: Tokyo Drift funnier than it has any right to be The Fast and The Furious: Tokyo Drift is an odd movie in the Fast and Furious canon. Tokyo Drift features none of the franchise’s original characters, save for a brief cameo from Vin Diesel, and nearly tanked the entire enterprise before it had the chance to become the billion-dollar behemoth it is ...
23:13 2019-07-18

Accused neo-Nazi charged in Las Vegas with possessing bomb-making material An accused neo-Nazi sympathizer employed as a Las Vegas security guard was charged on Friday with possession of unregistered bomb-making materials that he clandestinely discussed using to attack a synagogue, federal prosecutors said....
06:52 2019-08-10

Huawei's HiSilicon chip making unit no longer has a bright future When the news first broke last month that Huawei was essentially being banned from procuring parts from the U.S., many thought that the company would be fine obtaining chips for its phones. After all, Huawei's top-shelf handsets are powered by its homegrown chipsets designed by the firm's HiSilicon ...
22:13 2019-06-02

Raptors’ Fred VanVleet is making Steph Curry’s life hell TORONTO — Raptors backup point guard Fred VanVleet came into the NBA in 2016 the same way, with the same background, as his Wichita State sidekick — ex-Knicks shooting guard Ron Baker. Despite sharing the backcourt on the glorious Shockers’ teams that did damage in NCAA Tournaments, including gainin...
04:00 2019-06-03

China rebuffs Trump claim U.S. tariffs are making firms leave Foreign investors remained enthusiastic about China, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday, following U.S. President Donald Trump's claim that his tariffs are causing companies to move production away from the world's second largest economy....
19:39 2019-05-21

F-35 jets: Chinese-owned firm making parts for secret UK-US fighters A Chinese-owned company is making circuit boards for the top secret next generation F-35 warplanes flown by Britain and the United States, Sky News can reveal....
18:26 2019-06-14

Park Slope residents say de Blasio making them targets after bomb scare Park Slopers are fretting that Mayor Bill de Blasio’s frequent jaunts to the gym have put them in danger. Brooklynites who frequent the Prospect Park YMCA on Ninth Street — where Hizzoner treks near-daily from Gracie Mansion to work out and where a racist bomb threat targeting the mayor was ph...
22:52 2019-07-24