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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....

Python is eating the world: How one developer's side project became the hottest programming language on the planet

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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...
01:15, 2019-07-02

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...
18:45, 2019-06-27

The 10 most in-demand programming languages for developers at top companies For experienced programmers wanting to keep skills up-to-date, or new programmers in the field, here are the best programming languages to learn, according to Coding Dojo....
23:00, 2019-07-11

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....
23:30, 2019-06-07

Best laptop for programming in 2019: top picks for coders, developers and sysadmins If you’re looking for the best laptop for programming, you’ve come to the right page. We found all the best laptops for software developers like you, whether you’re trying your hand at HTML, CSS, JavaScript or VB. Take home the best laptop for programming for you on Amazon Prime...
21:45, 2019-07-09

Heat Wave Nudged the Planet to Its Hottest June, European Forecasters Say A United States government analysis due this month is expected to reach similar conclusions, though the rankings of record months might differ slightly....
00:45, 2019-07-04

Project Catalyst helps developers bring iOS apps to the Mac Last year, Apple teased a project called Marzipan, which aims to let developers port iOS apps over to OS X. Today, at WWDC, Apple announced that Marzipan is now called Project Catalyst and is built to work with Xcode developer tools. What this means......
00:01, 2019-06-04

Southeast side road improvement project nears completion TUCSON – Drivers who commute from the Rita Ranch area have another change headed their way. They have not been able to use a stretch of Valencia Road for a few months but starting at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, traffic is being switched back onto Valencia. The Valencia and Kolb roads intersection impro...
20:45, 2019-06-11

The world’s 15 hottest places in the last day are all in India, Pakistan NEW DELHI – India warned of severe heat in northern and central areas on Monday, following similar extreme weather on Sunday. Of the 15 hottest places in the world in the past 24 hours, eight were in India with the others in neighboring Pakistan, according to weather monitoring website El Dora...
04:15, 2019-06-04

The number one competitive eater in the world, Joey Chestnut, came to Austin, Texas Friday to compete in the World Hostess Donettes-eating Championship When it comes to competitive-eating, Joey Chestnut appears to favor “dogs” over donuts. However, that was not the case at the second annual “world Hostess Donettes-Eating Championship.” Geoffrey Esper of Massachusetts came in first place. He ate a total of two-hundred-thirty-...
07:15, 2019-06-08

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...
23:00, 2019-06-21

Eight Of World's 15 Hottest Places In Last 24 Hours In India: Report Of the 15 hottest places in the world in the past 24 hours, eight were in India with the others in neighbouring Pakistan, according to weather monitoring website El Dorado....
12:45, 2019-06-03

Why India vs Pakistan at the World Cup is the hottest ticket in cricket India and Pakistan have a fraught relationship at the best of times, but when it comes to cricket, the competition takes on a whole different agenda....
09:15, 2019-06-14

Two of the world's 4 all-time hottest temperatures have occurred in the past 3 years 129 degrees. 128.7 degrees. Those unfathomably hot temperatures have officially been confirmed as the Earth's 3rd and 4th hottest temperatures ever.        ...
06:30, 2019-06-19

The sun’s impact on Earth and weather celebrated, as planet marks World Meteorological Day Against a background of serious warnings against the effects of climate change, World Meteorological Day this year celebrates the crucial role played by the sun in powering all life on Earth, and in driving the weather, ocean currents and the hydrological cycle....
14:45, 2019-05-21

UN chief calls for ‘enlightened self-interest’ from world leaders to save ‘the whole planet’ from climate change  Concluding a week-long visit to the South Pacific, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called on the world’s decision-makers to make “enlightened” choices on climate action because “the whole planet” is at stake. ...
15:30, 2019-05-21

'Clean Eating' May Lead To Eating Disorders, Says Study The obsession with 'clean diet' and the lack of complete knowledge about the same may signal a risk for eating disorders. The study was published in the 'Journal of Eating Disorders'....
02:30, 2019-06-06

Exciting Netherlands side have been growing into the World Cup | Suzanne Wrack They started slowly but in the knockout stages they have looked more like the team who were crowned European champions in 2017Vivianne Miedema says that the Netherlands are “back in the flow” after overcoming a shaky start to progress to a World Cup semi-final against Sweden.It has taken a long time...
16:45, 2019-07-03

England's Eoin Morgan: New Zealand have been best World Cup side – video England have thrashed Australia in the Cricket World Cup semi-final but say their opponents in the Sunday’s final, New Zealand, were the best side in the group stage and ‘the hardest side to beat.’ England beat Australia by eight wickets at Edgbaston, surpassing Australia’s total in just 32.1 oversE...
00:00, 2019-07-12

ZF Demonstrates World's First Pre-Crash External Side Airbag System German auto components maker ZF has developed the world's first pre-crash occupant safety system with an external side airbag. The manufacturer gave a live demonstration of the new safety technology......
20:45, 2019-06-06

UAE debuts the world's largest individual solar power project The United Arab Emirates might still be associated with oil money, but it just set a record for reducing its dependence on oil. The Emirate Water and Electricity Company has started running Noor Abu Dhabi, the largest individual solar power project......
05:45, 2019-07-01

World’s biggest lift irrigation project is flowing in India HYDERABAD, India (AP) — Pumping stations have started lifting river water toward parched land in southern India in what’s said to be the world’s largest such irrigation project. Some of the 19 pump stations on the Godavari River began lifting water on Friday to a record height of 618 met...
11:15, 2019-06-21

Imagine Dragons, Gavin DeGraw and Boyz II Men stand Side By Side with military Fleet Week and Memorial Day weekend will sound a bit sweeter this year thanks to a new event that will honor veterans and their families. Saturday’s inaugural Side By Side: A Celebration of Service will feature free performances by singer-songwriter Gavin DeGraw, ‘90s R&B hitmakers Boyz II Men...
14:00, 2019-05-22

Apple CarPlay redesign puts multiple apps side-by-side Apple CarPlay is getting a redesign. Apple announced at its annual Worldwide Developer's Conference (WWDC) that it is overhauling the in-car entertainment system's dashboard to display more relevant information. Users will be able to see a map with d......
00:01, 2019-06-04

Steve Irwin’s son looks JUST like his dad in side-by-side photo with crocodile years apart Steve Irwin's son Robert looked like a chip off the old block on Instagram, channeling the beloved Crocodile Hunter in near identical picture years apart.        ...
08:00, 2019-07-04

Power systems company to build world’s first 1 GW energy storage project in Utah Enlarge / The Intermountain Power Project plant stands in Delta, Utah, U.S., on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. The largest coal-fired power plant in Utah plans to shutters its facility by 2025 as the company's largest customer base, Southern California municipalities, move towards regulations limiting coa...
02:00, 2019-06-01

England fine-tuning is complete as Eoin Morgan's side bid to rule the world Even in the smoothest of Cricket World Cup build ups, as the world's top-ranked team and having won 11 series on the spin, England have been unable to avoid making three changes to their provisional squad on the eve of the tournament....
15:15, 2019-05-21

Best IDE for Python in 2019 Our first baby steps with Python, which typically involve making a 'Hello World' program and a couple of typos, don't require much in the way of specialist tools. It's fine to hammer out the code in a text editor, switch to a terminal, and then run it. When it doesn't work, ...
11:30, 2019-05-28

Girls’ Side and Boys’ Side? Not at These Summer Camps Sleep-away programs for L.G.B.T.Q. youth offer all the standards — s’mores, canoeing, friendship bracelets — plus gender-inclusive cabins and courses on identity....
20:00, 2019-05-22

The Best Thing For a Half-Pipe is a Side-By-Side with Tracks Fresh pow season is over, brah. We got, like, 30 feet of sick ass white this winter up at the lake, but it’s starting to warm up, and that’s harshing our vibe. The totally rad folks over at Boreal set up a freakin’ sweet ride park, but it’s time to burn it all down to the ground, and shred a dope se...
06:30, 2019-05-26

These are the top 10 programming languages in blockchain Okay, okay: we all know that blockchain and cryptocurrency developers are in demand these days, but what are the most popular programming languages in blockchain development? It turns out that Ethereum‘s Solidity takes the top spot, followed by JavaScript and Java in second and third spot respective...
16:45, 2019-05-24

UK police end search for missing three-meter python British police gave up their search for a nearly three-meter python on Monday after concluding that it posed a risk only to small animals and not people in the English university city of Cambridge where it was last seen....
19:00, 2019-07-01

Python reunited with Cambridge owner after four days 'on the run' The 9ft snake, missing since Sunday, was spotted up a tree near its home by a neighbour A 9ft reticulated python that was on the loose for more than four days has been found. The missing snake, called Turin, has been reunited with its owner, Cambridgeshire constabulary said.The BBC said the animal w...
00:30, 2019-07-05

Python swallows crocodile whole in one long bite Coney Island’s competitive hot dog-eating champs ain’t got nothin’ on the bottomless appetite of a python. The GG Wildlife Rescue in Australia recently shared images of an olive python, native only to the country “down under,” engorged on a freshwater crocodile many tim...
23:15, 2019-07-10

Florida man bitten after python slithers out of toilet A Coral Springs police spokesman said the man was treated at the scene after the snake bit him when he lifted the toilet seat on Sunday morning.        ...
18:15, 2019-05-29

New survey finds Netflix original programming is better than HBO’s The day after HBO aired the long-awaited series finale of Game of Thrones, Morgan Stanley released the results of research that may give the premium cable network pause. Now that the fantasy series — with its globe-spanning, extremely loyal audience — has taken its final bow, industry wa...
23:15, 2019-05-21

Ball python slithers out of toilet, bites Florida man on arm CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) – Authorities say a ball python slithered out of a toilet and bit a South Florida man on the arm. Coral Springs police spokesman Chris Swinson said the man was treated at the scene after the 4-foot (1.2-meter) snake bit him when he lifted the toilet seat on Sunday morn...
02:45, 2019-05-29

Three-meter python loose in Cambridge, England, police say A three-meter reticulated python is loose in the English university city of Cambridge, police said, after they received reports of sightings early at the weekend....
22:45, 2019-06-30

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra cancels summer programming BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has canceled its summer programming, citing $16 million in losses over the past decade. The Washington Post reports the Thursday cancellation announcement by the orchestra comes about a month after the summer season was announced. Maryland Gov. Larry...
15:30, 2019-05-31

UK Police Give Up Search For Missing Three-Metre Python In Cambridge British police gave up their search for a nearly three-metre python on Monday after concluding that it posed a risk only to small animals and not people in the English university city of Cambridge......
06:15, 2019-07-02

YouTube looks to dilute nasty programming with curated educational playlists Move follows controversy over hate and conspiracy and fake news videos. The curated playlists will not send viewers to other areas of the network.       ...
03:00, 2019-07-12

MSNBC reshuffles programming leadership amid ratings drop MSNBC on Wednesday announced the reshuffling of its programming leadership amid complaints from NBC News chief Andy Lack over a ratings drop since the Mueller investigation wrapped up, according to Mediaite. Senior Vice President of Programming and Development Johnathan Wald will join MSNBC Executiv...
19:30, 2019-06-13

Microsoft, Alphabet team up to teach quantum computer programming The very concept of a quantum computer can be daunting, let alone programming it, but Microsoft thinks it can offer a helping hand. It's partnering with Alphabet's X and Brilliant on an online curriculum for quantum computing. The course starts wit......
04:45, 2019-05-27

Kayaker watches huge python devour crocodile, photographs the entire thing Kayaking is a relaxing outdoor activity that you can enjoy just about anywhere there’s a suitable body of water. Unless you’re tackling rapids, it’s generally pretty laid back, but one Australian man had his kayaking excursion interrupted by a spectacularly gruesome display. As is ...
19:30, 2019-07-10

Terrifying photos show a massive python devouring an entire crocodile in Australia Shutterstock This incredible set of photographs shows a huge olive python devouring an entire freshwater crocodile. Olive pythons are one of the largest species of snake in Australia and can grow up to 13 feet. Their diet is generally made up of smaller creatures, including birds, bats, and rats. ...
04:45, 2019-06-20

MSNBC shakes up leadership in daytime programming after ratings fall post-Mueller report MSNBC is shaking up its leadership among its daytime programming after reported complaints of fallen ratings following the release of the Mueller report. ...
07:15, 2019-06-13

Britney Spears masters new yoga pose, dances with stuffed python in latest Instagram posts Britney Spears showed off her flexibility and danced with a stuffed python in work out inspired posts shared with her nearly 22 million Instagram followers late Monday and early Tuesday....
14:00, 2019-06-04

What's the record at the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest? Here's that and more of the craziest eating contest records The Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island has become appointment viewing over the last decade-plus. Here's the record       ...
23:15, 2019-07-04

What you need to know about the hottest new app YOLO YOLO is the hottest app out according to the app store, but more people are realizing the negative aspects of the anonymous question and answer app.       ...
16:15, 2019-06-18

The 50 hottest cities in America Heading into summer, residents of some cities face a big challenge when it comes to staying cool. 24/7 Wall St. identified the 50 hottest in the US.       ...
01:15, 2019-06-20

The hottest looks from the Cannes red carpet This month, Hollywood's brightest stars are descending upon the French Riviera for the annual Cannes Film Festival. Against the idyllic background of the sun-soaked Riviera, this is where some of the world's most high-profile directors premiere the films that they hope will excite critics and viewer...
00:15, 2019-05-23

What's the Hottest Object in the Universe? One hundred degrees might seem hot, when you’re sweating through your shirt in July—but on a cosmic scale it barely registers. The Sun itself is over 15 million degrees; and in a hottest-object contest, the Sun wouldn’t even rank. Scientists, in fact, have produced temperatures many times that, righ...
16:15, 2019-06-03

Tucson’s hottest day of 2019 to date TUCSON – It is h-o-t. High clouds have been moving across the state on this hottest day of 2019 to date. A ridge of high pressure is parked aloft, and this is bringing extremely hot conditions to Southern Arizona through Thursday. Temperatures this afternoon across the lower elevations are bet...
02:15, 2019-06-13

The Hamptons’ hottest new restaurants of 2019 Carissa’s the bakery, 221 Pantigo Road, East Hampton Longtime neighborhood bakery Carissa’s is branching out with an expansive second location this summer. While the original location, at 68 Newtown Lane, will remain open, the new bakeshop-slash-restaurant will offer an open view of how its beloved ...
17:30, 2019-05-23

America's 50 hottest cities Heading into summer, residents of some cities face a big challenge when it comes to staying cool. 24/7 Wall St. identified the 50 hottest in the US.       ...
22:15, 2019-06-18

Germany sweats through hottest June day ever An intense heat wave in Germany has pushed the temperatures soaring to a record 38.6 degrees Celsius on Wednesday. Authorities placed a speed limit on highways, as fire brigades prepare to deal with possible accidents....
19:45, 2019-06-27

The hottest swimsuit styles of 2019 Take the plunge in summer’s hottest high-splashin’ styles, from pin-up glam to sporty chic. Striptease Skip tan lines in an on-trend bandeau bikini top. The strapless silhouette is best-suited for more boyish figures, but bustier ladies can opt for a supportive version, like this one, with separate ...
23:15, 2019-06-07

Wednesday Forecast: Hottest temperatures of the year, so far TUCSON – A high pressure aloft will bring the hottest daytime temperatures so far this year through Thursday. 106 degrees for the high in Metro Tucson. Temperatures will return closer to seasonal normals and cool down to the upper 90s Friday into next Tuesday....
20:15, 2019-06-12

How to survive Smorgasburg, D.C.’s hottest new foodie destination The weekly food market features dozens of vendors selling yakitori, hot chicken and other treats, but you'll need more than an empty stomach to enjoy it....
00:30, 2019-06-22

Bahrain records hottest June in more than 100 years DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Bahrain has recorded temperatures that make the month of June the hottest ever experienced in the Arab Gulf country in more than a century. Summers in the Arabian Peninsula are consistently hot and humid, with people bunkering indoors for the better part of at least fiv...
12:00, 2019-07-09

June was Europe's hottest ever, EU satellite agency says The continent's average temperature for June 2019 was the highest on record, according to the European Union's satellite agency. International researchers have warned Europe faces more frequent and intense heat waves....
05:45, 2019-07-03

Grill Stars: This Summer's Hottest Steaks How does a particular cut of beef rise from obscurity to celebrity status? Top butchers offer a glimpse into their business—plus pro tips on how to put a perfect sear on the steaks they’re loving now....
02:00, 2019-07-04

At Nearly 115 Degrees, France Experiences Its Hottest Day on Record Temperatures hit 45.9 degrees Celsius (114.62 Fahrenheit) on Friday in southern France. The heat on the continent is expected to ease in coming days....
19:00, 2019-06-28

29 years ago today: Tucson’s hottest day on record Do you remember when it reached 117 degrees in Tucson? On June 26, 1990, Tucson’s daytime high peaked at 117 degrees, the hottest day on record at the Tucson International Airport. We came close to that record in 2017 when it hit 116 degrees in 2017. Today’s daytime high in Tucson will peak at...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Developers: Meet your new AI intern Remember when software was eating the world? The trendy observation these days is that artificial intelligence (AI) is eating software. Even Google CEO Sundar Pichai has talked about software that “automatically writes itself.” And certainly if you consider software development to be little more tha...
15:30, 2019-06-06

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?...
20:30, 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......
22:15, 2019-05-23

Friday Forecast: Get ready for the hottest weekend so far this year TUCSON – Temperatures are going to soar today! Today’s daytime high in Tucson will top out at 107 degrees under sunny skies. Today’s average high in Tucson is 102 degrees, so this is above average for this time of year. A ridge of high pressure is strengthening from the southeast. This expansi...
15:30, 2019-06-28

The hottest new features coming to Google’s Pixel 4 just leaked The Pixel 4 rear design is no longer a secret, as Google surprised fans with a teaser image (above) after leaks have revealed said design. We know the phone will look a lot like the iPhone 11, which also leaked well before the Pixel 4, sporting a multi-lens camera on the back inside a square module ...
15:15, 2019-07-08

Temperatures In Kuwait, Pak Third And Fourth Hottest Measured On Earth Following years of tireless investigation, the World Meteorological Organization on Tuesday announced that two recent temperature readings have been accepted among the hottest recorded on Earth....
15:45, 2019-06-19

The Hamptons’ hottest summer party spots for 2019 This summer, the Hamptons are finally back with a bang. The latest and greatest new arrival to the Hamptons’ party scene is the Hedge Club in Southampton. Movie producer Michael Tadross Jr. (who has worked on films such as “LBJ” and “I Am Legend”) has taken over the former 1Oak space at 125 Tuckahoe...
16:00, 2019-06-05

The 34 hottest video games you shouldn't miss in 2019 The Pokémon Company 2019 is shaping up to be a big year in gaming. Things are already popping off with the launch of a long-awaited sequel, "Kingdom Hearts 3," which arrived in late January, and the explosively popular "Apex Legends" in March. But that's just the beginning — major games are e...
23:15, 2019-05-27

The design of one of the hottest Android flagships of 2019 just leaked We’re now officially in the second half of 2019, which means a bunch of exciting new smartphones will be released in the coming months. On the iPhone side, we have the three iPhone 11 series handsets that Apple will unveil in early or mid-September. On the Android side of the fence, we have an...
17:30, 2019-07-02

Two Die From Heat Stroke In Spain, France Braces For Hottest Day Temperatures in France are expected to hit a record high on Friday, as Europe swelters in a heatwave blamed for several deaths, including a 17-year-old farm worker in Spain....
14:15, 2019-06-28

Best Linux distro for developers in 2019 One of the more recent directions of Linux appears to have been to simplify the user experience, in order to make it more familiar and friendly to Windows users. After all, enticing users from Windows to the joys of Linux can hardly be a bad thing, right?And yet to achieve that means some degree of ...
23:15, 2019-06-01

Mordhau's Developers Are On Some Bullshit [Update] Mordhau is a very good medieval brawler, but its also attracted its fair share of assholes since release. That’s nothing out of the ordinary, a lot of games do, but Mordhau’s problem is that its not just retaining them, but catering to their assholey whims....
09:45, 2019-07-02

Developers sue Apple over App Store practices Two app developers on Tuesday sued Apple Inc over its App Store practices, making claims similar to those in a lawsuit brought by consumers that the U.S. Supreme Court recently allowed to proceed....
22:15, 2019-06-04

AWS AI VP: Developers drive all innovation in technology AWS AI VP Swami Sivasubramanian believes developers drive innovation in technology, which is part of why Amazon created Machine Learning University.Read More...
02:45, 2019-07-12

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...
17:15, 2019-05-21

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....
22:15, 2019-07-14

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......
20:15, 2019-06-01

Coming up daisies: why floral prints are the hottest trend this summer The flower associated with youth and innocence is in full bloom on the high streetSummer florals are nothing new in fashion, but this year one particular flower is taking over: the daisy. As the weather hots up, traditional black, white and orange daisy designs are flourishing, while more colourful ...
17:15, 2019-07-06

Instagram’s ‘hottest doctor’ saves passenger’s life on flight When a medical emergency arose on a flight to the Holy Land, a celebrity doctor rose to the occasion and saved the life of a passenger who was traveling to Israel as part of the Birthright program. Dr. Mikhail Varshavski, a 29-year-old New York physician better known as “Doctor Mike” — w...
20:30, 2019-07-08

Summer reading guide: 20 of the season's hottest new books This summer is looking to be a good one for book lovers. Here's a look at the 20 books we can’t wait to read (on the beach or otherwise).        ...
20:30, 2019-05-30

Noah Centineo's Hottest Photos Are Guaranteed to Make You Melt To all the boys we've loved before: there's a new hunk in our hearts. It's been nearly a year since Noah Centineo dominated our Netflix accounts as Peter Kavinsky in To All......
16:15, 2019-06-15

There's a new Lord of the Rings MMO coming from ex-Destiny developers Amazon Game Studios is teaming up with Athlon Games to co-develop to co-develop and publish a free-to-play Lord of the Rings MMO for PC and console.We first heard news of the upcoming MMO last year, however Amazon Game Studios' involvement is new, as is the revelation that the studio brings wit...
22:00, 2019-07-10

Sega's Dreamcast Remembered By Eight Of Its Most Important Developers 2019 marks the 20th anniversary of the release of the Sega Dreamcast—hence the flashbacks!—and to mark the occasion the team at Archipel, the same guys behind the excellent toco toco series, sat down for a talk with some of the most important developers to ever grace the console, from Tetsuya Mizugu...
02:15, 2019-07-08

Apple is not a monopoly, claims CEO Tim Cook as two developers sue Yesterday, we told you that four U.S. tech firms could be investigated for possible antitrust violations by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Justice Department (DOJ). Monday's report says that the former will probe Amazon and Facebook while the latter will look at Apple and Google. Accordi...
01:00, 2019-06-05

Facebook game developers get more options for monetization Facebook game players will soon encounter more advertising tied to in-game rewards. The social media platform will be giving publishers more options to monetize their mobile games. Developers can now display in-app "rewarded video" ads and advertise......
21:00, 2019-05-29

Apple Sued by 2 Developers Over App Store Practices Two app developers on Tuesday sued Apple over its App Store practices, making claims similar to those in a lawsuit brought by consumers that the US Supreme Court recently allowed to proceed....
08:15, 2019-06-05

Amazon Lays Off Dozens Of Game Developers During E3 Yesterday, as the video game industry’s attention was focused squarely on the final day of the E3 convention in Los Angeles, Amazon’s video game division quietly laid off dozens of employees.Read more......
21:45, 2019-06-14

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....
20:30, 2019-06-13

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....
17:15, 2019-05-30

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...
21:15, 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?...
14:30, 2019-05-22

"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......
07:45, 2019-07-03

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...
02:15, 2019-06-09

Summer’s hottest beauty trends, from neon makeup to bouncy bobs From retro-inspired hairstyles to superbright neon eyeshadow, a look at the coolest, easiest beauty trends heating up the season. Beachy twists Margot Robbie’s thin, face-framing braids at the Cannes Film Festival photo call for “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” pay homage to her character in the movi...
20:30, 2019-06-17

The 2020 Mercedes-AMG A45 S Is the Hottest Hatch With a Wholly Unnecessary and Very Good 416 Horsepower For the last few years, we’ve had to simply make do with 300 to 350 horsepower as the expected gold standard for our best hot hatchbacks. How have we survived this long? How have we managed to exist in a world so devoid of pointless, excessive hatchback speed? Fortunately, “excess” is basically a on...
16:30, 2019-07-05

Rajasthan's Churu Seethes At 50.8 Degrees, Hottest Place In India Today Heatwave conditions continued in northern and central parts of India with Churu in Rajasthan recording the highest temperature in the country today at 50.8 degrees Celsius -- nine degrees above......
17:45, 2019-06-01

Last Month Was the Hottest June Ever Recorded, European Satellite Data Shows The planetary heat bender we’re on just hit a new milestone. Fueled by relentless heat in Europe to end the month, this June was the hottest June ever recorded, according to data analyzed by Europe’s space agency.Read more......
02:15, 2019-07-03

James Holzhauer wins 26th ‘Jeopardy!’ game in hottest battle yet “Jeopardy!” champ James Holzhauer notched his 26th straight victory despite stiff opposition from another contestant. The professional gambler from Las Vegas ended Thursday night’s match with $52,108, bringing his total to $1,991,135. Host Alex Trebek opened the broadcast by pointi...
02:15, 2019-05-24

This summer’s 25 hottest stars, from Jennifer Aniston to Keanu Reeves From Jennifer Aniston to Keanu Reeves, 24/7 Tempo has identified this summer’s 25 hottest stars based on online popularity.        ...
14:45, 2019-07-02

Last Month Hottest June On Record Worldwide: European Satellite Agency Last month was the hottest June ever recorded with soaring temperatures worldwide capped off by a record-breaking heatwave across Western Europe, satellite data showed Tuesday....
02:00, 2019-07-03

France Sees All-Time Hottest Temperature At 44.3 Degrees Celsius: Report France recorded its all-time hottest temperature of 44.3 degrees Celsius (111.7 degrees Fahrenheit) on Friday as the country and much of Europe basked in an early summer heatwave, state weather......
15:15, 2019-06-28

Luigi’s Mansion 3 Developers Promise Better Bosses And More Puzzles Preventing one of the biggest shortcomings of the second Luigi’s Mansion from making it into the third is a high priority, the game’s top producers from Nintendo told Kotaku during an E3 interview in Los Angeles last week....
17:30, 2019-06-17

Developers: How PINE64 is creating a community to compete with Raspberry Pi's PINE64 is on a social mission to make device ecosystems that developers can collaborate on. TechRepublic interviewed PINE64's Lukasz Erecinski about the company's philosophy toward open source....
19:15, 2019-07-04

Apple's new App Store policies push developers to use its sign-in At WWDC Apple continued to position itself as separate from tech rivals like Google and Facebook on the issue of privacy, unveiling a new "Sign-in with Apple" feature that hides your identity even from developers. So, given the value of collecting in......
11:30, 2019-06-04

After 'Fortnite,' Giving Developers a Bigger Share of the Revenue Pie Every time a videogame is purchased from a digital store like Google Play, its creator typically has to give up nearly a third of the sale to the retailer. Tim Sweeney, leader of the cultural force “Fortnite,” thinks that’s unfair, and he’s pushing for change....
11:45, 2019-06-18

Github lets you donate to your favorite developers and apps GitHub announced today that it is opening up the beta of GitHub Sponsors, a new feature that will let users financially support their favorite developers and open source applications. The digital tip jar will operate similarly to Patreon, with donors......
22:15, 2019-05-23

Frostpunk's Developers Don't Want To Call The Console Version A Port Snowy city-builder Frostpunk was one of my favorite games of 2018, even though most of my Victorian outposts fell to cold, starvation, or citizen uprisings. Video producer Paul Tamayo and I sat down with the game’s developers from 11 Bit Studios to talk about how they’re bringing the PC survival gam...
22:45, 2019-06-04

Software developers are keeping an open mind about blockchain Stack Overflow survey of close to 90,000 developers finds positive attitude toward blockchain, cautious embrace of containers, and a deep love of open source....
04:45, 2019-06-01

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.  ...
15:30, 2019-05-21

Louisiana: Anti-abortion constitutional language nears OK BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers have taken another step in efforts to chip away at abortion rights, nearing final passage of a bill that would ask voters to rewrite the state constitution to ensure it offers no protections for the procedure. The bill advancing Tuesday is similar to other...
05:30, 2019-05-22

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......
02:15, 2019-05-29

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......
03:45, 2019-05-28

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...
20:15, 2019-06-07

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....
23:15, 2019-06-27

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....
18:15, 2019-05-21

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....
21:30, 2019-06-05

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....
01:30, 2019-06-14

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...
20:15, 2019-07-12

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...
21:15, 2019-06-17

France records all-time hottest temperature amid scorching heatwave in Europe The mercury rose to over 44 degrees Celsius (111 degrees Fahrenheit) in France, making it the hottest temperature logged since records began. Meanwhile, a wildfire in Spain has destroyed thousands of hectares of land....
15:45, 2019-06-28

Mordhau Developers Address Controversy, Saying They Won't Add Gender Or Race Filters After a controversial interview with PC Gamer discussing Mordhau players’ use of slurs and the potential implementation of a race or gender toggle, the game’s developers issued a statement this morning to clarify their stances. They now say they had no plans to add an ethnicity toggle to Mordhau, ad...
20:15, 2019-07-03

Apple to host WWDC developers event with first peek at new iOS on June 3 Apple will host its Worldwide Developers Conference, where it typically shares the first details of the next iOS update, on June 3 in San Jose.        ...
01:45, 2019-05-24

Ethereum still loved by dapp developers, but trails behind in active users Ethereum might feature more decentralized apps (dapps) than any other blockchain, but its rivals are enjoying significantly higher usage. In fact, TRON dapps attracted more active users than any other network over the past three months, reports Dapp.com with new research. “484 new dapps were added t...
21:30, 2019-07-03

Valve Changes Steam Sale After Widespread Complaints From Developers And Players After a period of stagnation, Valve has gone back to its well of Steam sale meta games—something users have enjoyed in the past, even though they’re ultimately just a means of incentivizing people to spend more money. This time, though, Valve may have taken things too far with a game that’s caused w...
04:15, 2019-06-28

Government Needs To Encourage Banks To Lend To Realty Developers: Experts Experts say growth in the real estate sector seems stagnant and immediate solutions are not expected, however the government is urged to take steps to boost liquidity....
13:01, 2019-06-19

Fiverr introduces digital services store for game developers Fiverr, a provider of freelance marketplaces, said it is expanding its ecommerce catalog by offering a dedicated store for gaming-related digital services.Read More...
14:30, 2019-07-11

France makes a post-Brexit grab for UK's game developers French government promises tax breaks and subsidies for companies who relocate The French government has launched a major push to poach British game developers in the wake of Brexit, promising subsidies, tax breaks and loans to creatives who make the move across the Channel.The new campaign, “Join t...
13:45, 2019-07-04

App Store in Crosshairs as Apple Courts Developers at WWDC 2019 Apple is set to court software savants at its annual developers conference beginning Monday while contending with criticism that the iPhone maker has made its App Store a walled garden....
07:45, 2019-06-03

Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare's Developers Are Still Deciding How Disturbing To Get In a hotel suite at E3 2019, Infinity Ward studio art director Joel Emslie and single-player design director Jacob Minkoff showed off two levels from the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare campaign. They showed these same two levels to the press this past May, but the messaging around those levels has cha...
06:15, 2019-06-12

Quantic Dream hires exec to round up third-party developers Quantic Dream has hired game veteran Sebastien Motte to help run third-party development relations as the company expands beyond PlayStation.Read More...
05:15, 2019-06-03

Fortnite Developers Say They'll Make The New Rubber Duck Challenge Easier Fortnite’s 14 Days of Summer event includes daily challenges for rewards. A recent challenge for day 13 of 14 involves searching for a tiny rubber duck in a corner of the game’s map. Yesterday, developer Epic announced they’ll be adjusting the challenge because it’s too hard....
23:00, 2019-07-08

This Year's Steam Summer Sale Was A Mess, Game Developers Say This year’s Grand Prix-themed Steam summer sale was a bumpy ride, to say the least. Two weeks ago, Valve apologized and altered the sale’s meta game—in which players join teams and “race” against each other for prizes—after players found it unbalanced and confusing, and developers suffered a bloodba...
04:15, 2019-07-10

The DeanBeat: Great moments with game developers at Gamelab 2019 I’m always hungry when I go to Gamelab, the video game conference in Barcelona that is curated each year by Ivan Fernandez Lobo. I eat up all of the morsels of wisdom that the leaders of the game industry drop during their sessions at the event. This year, I was honored to moderate a fireside ...
19:00, 2019-06-28

Top Developers Earned 64 Percent More on App Store vs Google Play: Report Mobile analytics firm Sensor Tower has released a new report that claims that the top app developers app stores make considerably more money on Apple's App Store compared to Google's Play Store....
13:00, 2019-06-21

Teamgroup 1TB SSD is now the cheapest on the planet Head over to Newegg (rather than Amazon) in order to buy the cheapest 1TB solid state drive in the world. The Team Group L5 3D Lite costs only $76.99, a 21% drop from its non-sale price of $96.99. It comes with free shipping in the US and you won’t be able to buy it elsewhere at this price.Th...
13:45, 2019-07-12

One in every 108 people on the planet has been displaced More than 70 million people have been forced to flee their homes due to violence or persecution, the United Nations has said, as the global migrant crisis pushed the number of displaced people to a new all-time high....
16:45, 2019-06-19

The hunt for mysterious Planet 9 Astronomers across the globe are searching for an enormous undiscovered world dubbed Planet Nine, which could change everything we think we know about the solar system....
17:45, 2019-06-21

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....
09:00, 2019-06-11

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. ...
00:15, 2019-06-04

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....
18:30, 2019-05-31

Boston arts museum bans 2 visitors for offensive language 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....
02:15, 2019-05-25

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.”...
13:30, 2019-07-04

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...
20:00, 2019-06-13

Media outlets follow Guardian to reconsider language on climate 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...
16:15, 2019-05-24

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....
19:00, 2019-05-24

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......
00:45, 2019-06-29

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...
16:15, 2019-05-21

"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....
10:45, 2019-06-07

France records all-time hottest temperature amid scorching heat wave in Europe The mercury rose to over 45 degrees Celsius (113 degrees Fahrenheit) in France, making it the hottest temperature logged since records began. Meanwhile, a wildfire in Spain has destroyed thousands of hectares of land....
19:00, 2019-06-28

Superhuman, Silicon Valley's Hottest Email App, Kills Location Tracking After Privacy Backlash Email startup Superhuman ruffled some feathers this week thanks to a viral blog post by former Twitter vice president of design Mike Davidson detailing how one of the $30 a month service’s core features was actually a run-of-the-mill privacy-violating tracking pixel that transmits information about ...
08:45, 2019-07-04

Europe weather latest: UK braces for hottest day of the year as deadly heat sweeps continent The UK is bracing for the hottest day of the year so far as a heatwave gripping Europe is expected to cause temperatures to hit an "exceptional peak" today....
06:30, 2019-06-28

UK weather forecast: Britain swelters on hottest day of the year - and temperatures could reach as high as 35C in London Britain saw its hottest day of the year so far today, with temperatures rising above 30C, as millions of people flocked to beaches across the country and the Glastonbury music festival was bathed in sunshine....
14:45, 2019-06-29

How Salesforce builds loyalty by investing in the success of its developers, admins, and customers At Salesforce TrailheaDX 2019, Sarah Franklin spoke with TechRepublic about what makes the company's relationship with developers, admins, and customers....
21:45, 2019-06-18

EVE Online Developers Discuss Ways To Stop New Players From Leaving The Game EVE Online fans gathered in Toronto, Canada last weekend to celebrate the midpoint of the EVE Online Invasion world tour. EVE North, the name given to this leg of the series of fan gatherings, was the first official EVE Online gathering to be hosted on Canadian soil. The event drew over 500 players ...
19:45, 2019-06-28

Apple forces developers to place its login button above Google, Facebook Apple Inc will require developers to position a new "Sign on with Apple" button in iPhone and iPad apps above rival buttons from Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc, according to developer guidelines released this week....
04:30, 2019-06-05

Apple asks developers to place its login button above Google, Facebook Apple Inc will ask developers to position a new "Sign on with Apple" button in iPhone and iPad apps above rival buttons from Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc, according to design guidelines released this week....
05:45, 2019-06-05

Huawei asks Android app developers to help stock its Play Store alternative Barring some sort of trade deal between the U.S. and China that will result in the removal of Huawei's name from the U.S. Entity List, it appears that the company will have to stuff the upcoming Huawei Mate 30 line with its own OS and app store. According to XDA, the manufacturer is trying to get de...
06:30, 2019-06-11

GitHub rolls out Patreon-esque feature to let you tip open source developers GitHub, one of the largest respositories for hosting open source software, has added the ability to financially support developers through recurring monthly payments. The feature is called GitHub Sponsors, and works similar to funding platforms like Patreon. This allows you to sponsor the work of de...
10:45, 2019-05-24

Engineering managers, DevOps specialists top earners among developers, survey shows Latest Stack Overflow survey of almost 90,000 developers finds momentum for DevOps and data science-related jobs. Overall developer job satisfaction is lukewarm at best....
20:30, 2019-05-28

Cuphead Developers Delay DLC, Cite Desire To Make Games In A Healthier Way Fans of tough-as-nails animated shoot-’em-up Cuphead have been waiting since 2018 for Delicious Last Course, a DLC expansion with a whiff of finality about it. Unfortunately, they’re going to have to wait a little longer, because it’s been delayed to 2020. The developers offered a commitment to qual...
22:30, 2019-07-02

Capitalism broke the planet. Here’s how it’s going to fix things The environment and high finance are strange bedfellows – but a new movement is raising billions to fight climate change. A breakthrough – or green hogwash?...
22:45, 2019-05-21

Signal of first known exomoon may actually be from Jupiter-like planet There have been several hints of a moon orbiting the exoplanet Kepler-1625b, but now researchers say these signals might actually point to a Jupiter-like planet...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Ways that fashion threatens the planet A growing body of research exposes the environmental hazards posed by the clothing industryLast week, the government rejected recommendations from the Commons environmental audit committee report on the impact of fast fashion – including a 1p per garment levy. Ministers also rejected a ban on buryin...
11:00, 2019-06-23

Astronomers are hunting for the mysterious Planet Nine Astronomers across the globe are searching for an enormous undiscovered world dubbed Planet Nine, which could change everything we think we know about the solar system. They know it’s out there, such is its size — potentially 10 times bigger than Earth — and its powerful gravitational pull. But Plan...
02:15, 2019-06-22

How humans are shaping the planet: are we in the anthropocene? We have become a geological power leaving an indelible mark on Earth, but what does that mean for the future of our planet, asks climatologist Mark Maslin....
16:15, 2019-05-21

Transmission: from the Sea of Tranquility to planet Earth This month sees the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, landing the first man on the moon. As the Observer’s science editor Robin McKie looks ahead to the future of manned spaceflight, we look back at how, in 1969, mankind viewed that giant leap Continue reading......
17:15, 2019-07-06

How to Keep Your Home Cool Without Wrecking the Planet Summertime is officially here, baby. You know what that means: long days, beach tans, and wild ass energy bills. Keeping cool don’t come cheap—not for your pocket and definitely not for the planet.Read more......
04:30, 2019-07-06

Finally we can power the planet on renewables alone – here's how Ditching fossil fuels to go 100 per cent renewable is a dream within reach – thanks to new tech that keep things humming even when wind and sun aren’t there...
22:45, 2019-05-21

Fit in my 40s: keep on running – and help the planet (and people), too | Zoe Williams With Good Gym you could help at a community garden, say, or visit an older person while you work out• Fitness tips: three eco-friendly ways to work outYou can do one of three things with Good Gym: a mission run, where you run with others to an older person’s house and do a one-off task, like moving ...
08:45, 2019-06-29

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....
15:30, 2019-06-29

Demand In Rajya Sabha To Regulate Fake News, Indecent Language A demand to frame a law to regulate fake news and indecent language on social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook was made in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday....
12:45, 2019-07-02

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......
00:30, 2019-06-01

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....
13:15, 2019-07-08

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...
16:15, 2019-05-21

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...
16:45, 2019-07-04

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...
12:45, 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...
16:30, 2019-06-11

‘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.”...
01:45, 2019-05-23

Agora.io lets game developers embed video chat in Unity games Agora.io, a voice and video streaming platform, announced that game developers can now easily embed high-quality video chat in their Unity games.Read More...
09:30, 2019-06-21

Ohio real-estate developers ditch ‘blockchain hub’ plans over lack of interest Real-estate developers attempting to reinvigorate a failing shopping mall with the blockchain are stepping away from the idea after realizing it’s not what the public want. The shopping mall, located in Cleveland, Ohio’s Tower City was originally planned to become a “blockchain-focused technology hu...
19:45, 2019-07-02

Amazon sends Alexa developers on quest for ‘holy grail of voice science’ At Amazon’s re:Mars conference last week, the company rolled out Alexa Conversations in preview. Conversations is a module within the Alexa Skills Kit that stitches together Alexa voice apps into experiences that help you accomplish complex tasks. Alexa Conversations may be Amazon’s most intri...
03:00, 2019-06-16

CORRECTED-Apple asks developers to place its login button above Google, Facebook Apple Inc will ask developers to position a new "Sign on with Apple" button in iPhone and iPad apps above rival buttons from Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc, according to design guidelines released this week....
06:15, 2019-06-05

UPDATE 1-Apple asks developers to place its login button above Google, Facebook Apple Inc will ask developers to position a new "Sign on with Apple" button in iPhone and iPad apps above rival buttons from Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc, according to design guidelines released this week....
06:15, 2019-06-05

It's Official: Elden Ring Is A Crossover Between George R.R. Martin And The Developers Of Dark Souls Game of Thrones and Dark Souls are colliding. A trailer for a new From Software game called Elden Ring was shown at E3 2019's Microsoft press conference today. The catch: it’s set in a fictional world designed by Dark Souls creator Hidetaka Miyazaki and best-selling author George R.R. Martin....
00:15, 2019-06-10

Synative lets game developers build playable Google Play demos Synative has announced that developers can use its Synative Playable Studio to create playable game demos -- a relatively new form of advertising.Read More...
15:45, 2019-06-18

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Developers Say Breaking Series Traditions Made For A Better Game When I sat down with the makers of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey last week, I had to ask them about Alexios, Kassandra, and the state of the franchise’s playable modern-day sequences. I also had to ask them about the option to ride a flaming horse....
21:30, 2019-06-20

Adam Cheyer: Samsung’s plan for winning with Bixby is empowering third-party developers Viv Labs cofounder and VP of engineering Adam Cheyer spoke with VentureBeat about the latest generation of Samsung's Bixby, which his team helped to create.Read More...
01:30, 2019-06-23

Google asks Android developers to categorize apps based on content and target age Google is asking Android developers for help correctly categorizing apps based on their target age group, partly to keep kids from using innapropriate apps.Read More...
18:30, 2019-05-29

Google made a change in Android 9 to improve battery life; now some app developers are steamed Several developers have posted complaints on Google's issue tracker website for Android (via Android Police). The problem is that starting with Android 9 Pie, Google has limited the number of times an app can perform Wi-Fi scans. Such scans are required by certain apps that perform indoor navigation...
02:30, 2019-05-28

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....
07:45, 2019-06-08

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....
16:30, 2019-06-07

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. ...
21:45, 2019-06-16

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....
02:45, 2019-06-11

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, ...
18:15, 2019-05-21

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......
14:30, 2019-07-03

'Journey to the Savage Planet' is surprisingly relaxing When I first heard the name 'Journey to the Savage Planet,' I tensed up. I've played tons of space exploration games that put a heavy emphasis on survival. They're brilliantly tense affairs, but I wasn't sure that my sleep-deprived body and mind were......
18:15, 2019-06-12

Can planting billions of trees save the planet? Organisations from around the world are reforesting at an unprecedented rateWhen Clare Dubois’s car skidded on an icy road in Stroud, Gloucestershire, a tree prevented her vehicle tumbling into a ravine. It was, she says, a sign. Humanity is nearing a precipice. Trees can stop us going over the edge...
09:45, 2019-06-19

Why 'Martian' Tanya Harrison loves everything about the Red Planet Tanya Harrison has been fascinated by space since she was 5 and now works on rocks and robots on Mars. But her hobby is about as far from space as you can get...
14:45, 2019-05-21

We need to talk about how population growth is harming the planet Discussions of population's impact on Earth have been off limits, but scientists and conservationists are challenging the taboo and politicians must do the same, says Graham Lawton...
17:01, 2019-05-30

Mission to Mars: The complete guide to getting to the Red Planet Humanity's first Mars mission will need a big rocket, lots of free time, reliable team mates and lots of NASA cash. Here's our 5-step plan to get people to the planet and back...
16:00, 2019-06-13

In Planet Zoo, You Can Only Get Good By Learning Facts About Animals Planet Zoo is the latest simulator from Frontier Developments, the creators of Roller Coaster Tycoon and the recent Planet Coaster. In this one, you’re building a zoo and making sure all the animals are well cared for, which comes with unexpected challengers for players used to making theme parks....
18:00, 2019-06-18

The Mars Rat and Other Unexplained Features on the Martian Planet In September 2012, a photograph snapped by NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity caught the attention of Internet sleuths everywhere. This picture appears to show a large rat hiding among some Martian rocks, and after its release it quickly went viral. The image of what looks like a camouflaged rodent was spo...
18:15, 2019-07-14

Discover Planet Berlin: DW's new multimedia special People from 190 countries live in Berlin, bringing with them pieces of their homelands. DW presents a must-do travel guide to Berlin from its international inhabitants, who have made the city their own — and unique....
22:30, 2019-05-21

Neptune Is a Windy, Chilly, and Baffling Planet. Let's Go! Scientists are building a case for a mission to Neptune, an ice giant that's only been visited by a spacecraft once. But the window to act is closing....
02:15, 2019-06-18

Supercharged geothermal energy could power the planet The next generation of geothermal plants will unlock more of Earth's bountiful, underground energy and could allow the technology to finally fulfil its promise...
22:45, 2019-05-21

Indie developers suggest Steam Summer Sale confusion is hurting their games [Updated] Enlarge / Despite the exciting imagery, Steam's Grand Prix promotion may be inadvertently harming some low-cost indie games on the platform. (credit: Steam) As part of this year's annual Steam Summer Sale, Valve is hosting a new "Grand Prix" promotion that gives participants a chance at free games...
23:45, 2019-06-27

Apple is making it easier for developers to create a single app that works on both iPads and Macs (AAPL) Apple Apple is making it easier for developers to bring their iPad apps to Mac computers, the company announced at WWDC 2019. This will blur the lines between mobile devices and computers, making for a more universal and seamless experience between two of the most important pieces of technology i...
22:15, 2019-06-03

Shenmue III Developers Offer Refunds To Kickstarter Backers Angry About Epic Store Exclusivity Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Fans are upset that an upcoming new game is an Epic Games Store exclusive, and the developers have to react. This time it’s Shenmue III, whose creators said today that any Kickstarter backers displeased with the state of things will be able to get a refund....
16:15, 2019-07-02

The Clever Ways Game Developers Reuse Assets, Like Turning A Tank Into A Destiny Boss Xavier Nelson Jr. is a writer and game developer, famous for his work on games like Hypnospace Outlaw. He recently asked devs and fans on Twitter to share different ways games have reused assets. The resulting replies are filled with some amazingly creative and ingenious asset recycling....
00:45, 2019-06-16

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....
20:30, 2019-06-04

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....
12:00, 2019-06-29

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...
06:00, 2019-05-22

'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...
23:45, 2019-05-24

Lexie Alford visits all 196 sovereign nations on the planet A 21-year-old U.S. woman said she unofficially broke a Guinness World Record by becoming the youngest person to visit all 196 sovereign nations in the world....
23:00, 2019-06-05

New planet habitability study is bad news for alien hunters If you’re hoping to one day wake up to news that life has been found hiding out on some distant planet, researchers from the University of California Riverside have bad news for you. In a new research paper published in the Astrophysical Journal, the research team suggests that the area of pre...
00:30, 2019-06-13

NASA will send your name to the Red Planet on the Mars 2020 rover Mars 2020 is shaping up nicely, with NASA recently revealing that its rover-hauling spacecraft is essentially complete and currently undergoing testing well ahead of its July 2020 launch window, and NASA is now accepting names of hopeful Mars “travelers” who want to get in on the action....
23:15, 2019-05-22

Have sperm will travel. But what would an all-female planet look like? | Stephanie Merritt The discovery that frozen sperm can survive space flight opens up tantalising possibilities. But there’s no guarantee of utopiaIf you’re a woman who has despaired over the past week, as you’ve observed the questionable conduct of jowly white men in positions of power and subsequently seen it defende...
22:30, 2019-06-27

The climate costs of a plastic planet | Carroll Muffett Every stage of the plastic lifecycle releases harmful carbon emissions into the atmosphere, contributing to global heatingUpset about the plastic crisis? Stop trying so hardPlastics are among the most ubiquitous materials in our economy, our lives, and our environment. They are also among the most p...
22:30, 2019-06-27

A Collision With a Dwarf Planet Likely Caused Our Moon to Become Lopsided Our Moon features a nearside and far side with dramatically different geological features. This anomaly has puzzled scientists for years, but new computer simulations suggest the Moon’s asymmetric disposition can be traced back to an ancient collision with another object—possibly a dwarf planet. Rea...
07:30, 2019-05-22

David Attenborough's Our Planet on Netflix is beautiful but empty The veteran naturalist lays the blame for Earth’s increasingly fragile ecosystem on humans, yet the stunning visuals in Netflix’s Our Planet add little to the genre...
04:00, 2019-05-22

Best fitness trackers in UAE for 2019: the top activity bands on the planet Update: We've just put a new entry into our best fitness tracker list. It's the Huawei Band 3 Pro, and you can find out where it has placed by scrolling down in our full ranking.Fitness trackers are a great way to monitor your activity and health with little to no effort. Most of the best ...
13:30, 2019-07-14

A Neptune-Like Planet Has Been Spotted in a Place Where It's Not Supposed to Exist An international team of astronomers is reporting the discovery of a Neptune-like planet located some 920 light-years from Earth. Dubbed the “Forbidden Planet” by the researchers, this celestial object is locked in a freakishly close orbit with it host star in a configuration rarely seen. Read more....
00:30, 2019-05-30

The Epic of Gilgamesh Unveiled: Searching For a Way to the Home Planet In contrast to many theorists, this unconventional retelling of key parts of the Epic explores the idea that Gilgamesh was not searching for life eternal on Earth, as has been suggested as the theme of the Epic, but was instead searching for the means of transport to return to his goddess mother Nin...
15:30, 2019-05-21

Ensuring the ‘lungs of the planet’ keep us alive: 5 things you need to know about forests and the UN Forests are vitally important for sustaining life on Earth, and play a major role in the fight against climate change. With the 2019 session of the United Nations Forum on Forests wrapping up on Friday in New York, we delve deeper into the subject, and find out what the UN is doing to safeguard and ...
15:30, 2019-05-21

Song of one of rarest whales on planet recorded for first time There are only about 30 north Pacific right whales left after hunters nearly wiped out the slow-moving animalsMarine biologists for the first time have recorded singing by one of the rarest whales on the planet, the north Pacific right whale.Researchers at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admini...
10:15, 2019-06-20

Lonely Planet reveals Europe summer hot list Vevey in Switzerland and the Shetland Islands are among Lonely Planet's recommendations for summer travel in 2019. Find out which destination is the guide book publisher's top pick....
16:30, 2019-05-21

Lonely Planet's top Europe destinations in 2019 Lonely Planet's annual list of top European destinations for this year is here, from Madrid, Spain, to Shetland, Scotland and more.        ...
23:30, 2019-05-21

Special report: The new megaprojects changing the face of our planet Across the world, new roads, railways, dams and power lines are encroaching on previously virgin territory – with untold consequences for Earth’s wildlife...
22:45, 2019-05-21

Fixing planet plastic: How we'll really solve our waste problem From bag bans to bacterial mulchers, many solutions are touted for the plastic waste crisis. Find out which work – and which don't – in our definitive guide...
22:45, 2019-05-21

David Attenborough: polluting planet may become as reviled as slavery Naturalist tells MPs radical action needed to tackle crisis but attitude of young people gives him hopeThe attitude of young people towards tackling the environmental crisis is “a source of great hope”, David Attenborough has told MPs, as he predicted that polluting the planet would soon be as discr...
14:30, 2019-07-09

Rogue 'forbidden' planet found in 'Neptunian Desert' Researchers have found a "forbidden" planet roughly three times the size of Earth in an area known as the Neptunian Desert, a place where it should not exist....
17:45, 2019-05-29

Reports: Climate change worsened Europe's heat wave as globe sizzled to hottest June on record Global warming exacerbated the heat wave that baked Europe late last week, a new report released Tuesday said.        ...
00:45, 2019-07-03

What to know about eating raw eggs Eggs provide lots of beneficial nutrients that are good for a person’s health. However, consuming raw, untreated eggs can cause illness, as some eggs may contain Salmonella. Learn more about eating raw eggs here....
09:30, 2019-06-20

The Way We Should Have Been Eating Shrimp All Along Flash-frying crisps up the shell so deliciously, there’s no need for peeling. Just eat the whole thing, head, tail and all. This recipe includes a tangy chile-lime dipping sauce and a side of wilted greens with crunchy garlic chips....
03:15, 2019-06-21

We're Eating a Whole Lot of Plastic... Uh, Is That Bad? If you’re the type to get squeamish about the things you accidentally eat, you’re not going to like the new report released by the WWF (formerly known as the World Wildlife Fund) this Tuesday. According to the report, we might be eating a credit card’s worth of microplastic every week, thanks to wid...
08:30, 2019-06-13

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. ...
16:15, 2019-07-16

The real cost of cheap, fast fashion – to workers and to the planet Online retailers such as Boohoo and Missguided are booming, but critics say there is a hidden priceIt comes in red, mustard and black, in sizes 6 up to 16; the bandeau bodycon minidress, is, according to the online retailer Boohoo, “perfect for transitioning from day to play”.It is not so much the s...
09:45, 2019-06-22

18 new Earth-size exoplanets pop up in old Kepler planet-hunting data Scientists scouring old Kepler Space Telescope data have tracked down 18 more relatively small exoplanets imaged by the famed planet-hunting observatory....
07:00, 2019-06-01

Plastic bans proliferate in 2019 as planet drowns in trash When the EU finally committed to banning an array of single-use plastics in March, it became part of a growing plastic-free movement that is seeing similar bans imposed from Vanuatu to Canada and Tanzania....
11:30, 2019-06-28

Hubble spots alien planet unlike anything in our solar system Scientists identified the chemical “fingerprint” for GJ 3470 b's atmosphere, an exoplanet that’s a cross between Earth and Neptune. Despite being an oddball, planets like this are likely common around other stars.       ...
21:45, 2019-07-03

New ‘window into the planet’ installed in Mount Everest’s ‘death zone’ Scientists can now access data from within Mount Everest's so-called death zone — the highest part of the mountain that sits over 26,000 feet above sea level where there isn't enough oxygen to sustain human life for very long. ...
20:15, 2019-06-14

NASA to Land in Mars, Pennsylvania to Celebrate Red Planet with STEAM NASA returns to Mars, Pennsylvania Friday, May 31 to celebrate Mars exploration and share the agency’s excitement about landing astronauts on the Moon in five years....
02:15, 2019-05-24

Trump U.N. pick Craft says climate change a threat to planet U.S. President Donald Trump's pick to be United Nations ambassador acknowledged on Wednesday that climate change is a threat and pledged to recuse herself from any U.N. talks on the issue involving coal because her husband is a coal billionaire....
22:15, 2019-06-19

How will Mars explorers stop earthly viruses infecting the red planet? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsDuring our visits to Mars, what, if anything, are we doing to prevent our bacteria, viruses and other earthly life escaping from our vehicles and ...
16:15, 2019-05-21

It is absurd to question whether we can afford to keep our planet liveable | Fiona Harvey The chancellor has warned against cutting UK emissions to net zero. But failing to act will have dire consequencesThe chancellor, Philip Hammond, has written to the prime minister to warn against adopting the strict targets on greenhouse gas emissions recommended by the government’s advisers.His int...
21:00, 2019-06-06

How supermarkets can reduce packaging to save the planet from drowning in garbage It was inspiring to read about the launch of Waitrose’s trial in Oxford offering consumers a range of products free of packaging. Their system isn’t revolutionary – smaller supermarkets have been doing the same thing for quite some time, as have many committed people. But it’s the first time that a ...
21:15, 2019-06-30

'Are a cow's farts the worst for the planet?' Children's climate questions answered What are young people most worried about? We put their queries to the expertsEwoenam Tetteh and Faith Otasowie, both 15, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex Continue reading......
11:30, 2019-06-29

Researchers say a tiny planet slammed into the Moon a long time ago Earth’s Moon only ever shows us one face. It’s locked into its current orientation, with a permanent nearside and farside, but it wasn’t until the Apollo missions that scientists were able to see just how different the two sides really are. The nearside, with its sea of dark gray b...
14:15, 2019-05-22

A planet that shouldn’t exist was just found orbiting a distant star When astronomers search for exoplanets they rarely know what they’re going to find, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t rules that would-be planets are expected to follow. Depending on their distance from their host star, any given planet will fall into one of several categories&hel...
07:30, 2019-05-30

Wandering Earth: Rocket scientist explains how we could move our planet Enlarge (credit: NASA) In the Chinese science fiction film The Wandering Earth, recently released on Netflix, humanity attempts to change the Earth’s orbit using enormous thrusters in order to escape the expanding Sun—and prevent a collision with Jupiter. The scenario may one day come true. In fiv...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Take action on air pollution to save lives, and the planet, urges UN chief In a message to mark World Environment Day, celebrated on Wednesday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has emphasized the link between worsening levels of air pollution and the climate crisis....
23:15, 2019-06-04

Burning Planet: Fire's intriguing role throughout Earth history We view fire as a hazard, but a thought-provoking book argues it wasn’t always so – and helps us revise our thinking by looking back over geological time...
22:45, 2019-05-21

Lonely Planet's best places to visit in Asia Pacific for 2019 From sweeping vineyards and turquoise oceans to gleaming city lights and12th-century temples, check out Lonely Planet's best places to visit in the vast Asia Pacific region for 2019....
05:45, 2019-07-05

Does eating at night really make you fat? Is nighttime snacking making you fat and miserable? Health buzz would have you think so. One of the trendiest, soundbite-friendliest weight loss mandates out there right now is that eating before bed causes weight gain — and that the fix is to simply stop eating a few hours before bed, at 8 p.m. or ...
03:15, 2019-06-12

Nothing Bad Will Happen If You Swim Right After Eating Until someone asked me about it yesterday, I had completely forgotten about the childhood ritual of sitting and whining poolside after a meal. Do you really need to keep kids out of the water for a full hour? Is half an hour okay? Ten minutes? Friends, do whatever you want. There was never any healt...
16:30, 2019-05-29

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...
23:15, 2019-06-05

We must transform our lives and values to save this burning planet | Susanna Rustin In decades to come we must rethink our agriculture, our love of consumption and our short-termist priorities. It won’t be easyThe case for action to tackle the climate emergency, on a scale far beyond anything that has yet been attempted, is increasingly widely understood. Almost three decades after...
07:15, 2019-06-15

Are alternative meats the key to a healthier life and planet? – Science Weekly podcast How do protein substitutes compare with the real deal? Graihagh Jackson investigates by speaking to dietician Priya Tew, the Guardian’s Fiona Harvey and author Isabella Tree.This podcast was amended on 18 May 2019. An earlier version incorrectly claimed that Vitamin B12 is also known as Folate or Fo...
17:15, 2019-05-21

The U.N. Reports That 1 Million Species Could Go Extinct. It Shows How Hard It Will Be to Heal the Planet There’s an awful lot of awful in the just-released summary of a new U.N. report on biodiversity and ecosystem. There’s the tenfold increase in plastic pollution since 1980, for example. There’s the 400 million tons of heavy metals, toxic sludge and fertilizer runoff poured into the...
14:32, 2019-05-21

New SDG Advocates sign up for ‘peace, prosperity, people’ and planet, on the road to 2030 As the UN and partners around the world push towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, six new influential public figures came on board as official SDG Advocates on Thursday, committing themselves to the pursuit of the 17 goals on behalf of “peace, prosperity, people, planet...
15:30, 2019-05-21

Trump UN Pick Kelly Craft Says Climate Change A Threat To Planet US President Donald Trump's pick to be United Nations ambassador acknowledged on Wednesday that climate change is a threat and pledged to recuse herself from any UN talks on the issue involving coal......
01:45, 2019-06-20

'The planet is on fire': Bill Nye driven to F-bomb rant by climate change The beloved science educator and children’s show host appeared on Last Week Tonight to help explain carbon-pricingBill Nye is done messing around. Look out, because while you might not typically associate angry talk with the normally-mild-mannered “Science Guy” Nye, when it comes to the threat of gl...
18:30, 2019-05-21

Republicans give platform to climate science deniers while planet burns GOP members used a House hearing on endangered species to peddle the line that more carbon in the atmosphere is a good thingThe climate crisis has become a top issue among Democrats running for president. But many Republican lawmakers are still resistant to the science showing global heating is a se...
01:30, 2019-05-23

Play the game, save the planet: Conservationists target video gamers Chilli, a gibbon native to Borneo, will soon be jumping from tree to tree in parks from New York to Nairobi as a character in a new augmented reality video game that aims to promote conservation of endangered species....
20:30, 2019-06-05

Calculation Shows We Could Add a U.S.-Sized Forest to the Planet to Fight Climate Change Trees are good for all sorts of things, like providing shade for picnics and habitat for animals. But they’re also a huge part of the efforts to combat climate change by sucking carbon dioxide out of the air.Read more......
04:15, 2019-07-05

Planet in triple-star system may be our best chance to find alien life An exoplanet 22.5 light years away that orbits in a system with three stars has the perfect conditions for us to search its atmosphere for signs of alien life...
15:45, 2019-06-28

Now more than ever, you shouldn't be eating raw cookie dough AP/Larry Crowe The CDC recently saw backlash after warning people not to eat raw cookie dough. While many assume the potential of salmonella in raw eggs is the biggest risk when eating raw cookie dough, unbaked flour can be just as dangerous. As of late May, 17 people in eight states have been in...
00:30, 2019-06-16

A dietitian's guide to 'clean eating': what it is and how to do it right Heavily processed food has recently been linked to poor health and even early death. No wonder clean eating is having a momentCould plastics disrupt your hormones? Do pesticides cause cancer? If you have questions about the impact of chemicals on your health, ask our experts Doubtless you have heard...
13:15, 2019-06-06

The best kitchen gadgets for eating healthy Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Eating healthy can be a challenge, ...
06:00, 2019-06-14

Eating from the garbage dump in the Philippines In the Philippines, food waste is on the rise. At the same time, many are forced to sift through the garbage dump to find something to eat. Some are trying to tackle the growing problem....
19:45, 2019-06-27

The health effects of eating maggots A person may accidentally ingest maggots if they eat spoiled food. Although eating maggots is unlikely to cause lasting harm, it can sometimes cause bacterial poisoning. Learn more here....
10:15, 2019-05-30

How to get back on track after binge eating Many people overeat occasionally, but there are a number of different ways to get back on track. In this article, learn about what to do after binge eating to return to a healthful routine....
07:30, 2019-05-31

Many U.S. kids still eating laundry pods Many American children are still being poisoned by laundry pods, according to a new study that suggests voluntary safety standards many not do enough to prevent kids from eating them....
07:30, 2019-06-05

Weigh-in for annual NYC hot dog eating contest Eleven-time men's champion Joey Chestnut and and five time women's champion, Miki Sudo weighed-in for the annual Nathan's Famous International Fourth of July hot dog-eating contest. (July 3)        ...
22:45, 2019-07-03

4 Your Health: Kids not eating enough seafood The country’s leading pediatricians say kids need to add more surf to their diets. Studies show seafood consumption among American children has declined every year since 2007. Many parents opt for red meat or chicken over seafood because of concerns about mercury that fish can absorb from poll...
18:30, 2019-05-21

Bitcoin may be virtual currency – but it's harming the planet as much as major cities The cryptocurrency is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as the city of Las Vegas, research says.        ...
22:15, 2019-06-13

Robert Downey Jr. reveals plan to save the planet with robots and advanced technology Robert Downey Jr. is taking a page out of Tony Stark’s book to save the world. He says we can use robots and other tech to reverse climate change.        ...
09:45, 2019-06-06

No flights, a four-day week and living off-grid: what climate scientists do at home to save the planet What changes have the experts made to their own lives to tackle the climate emergency? ‘We need to reduce our capacity and urge to consume’ Continue reading......
12:45, 2019-06-29

This summer's hottest event is a "Goat LARP," a LARP designed to entertain goats Lollapalooza, Glastonbury, Bonnaroo, Pitchfork, and Woodstock 50 can all get bent. The real can’t-miss summer event of 2019 is here, and it’s a live-action role-playing game for goats....
18:30, 2019-05-31

Silicon Valley’s Hottest Email App Raises Ethical Questions About the Future of Email Silicon Valley app gets hype, money, attention and then gets exposed for privacy violations packaged as killer features. It’s a movie we’ve seen before, this time played at rapid speed.Read more......
00:00, 2019-07-03

4 Your Health: Eating red meat may cost years A new study claims red meat may shorten lives. Adding more red meat to your diet could affect how long you live. That’s according to a new study from Harvard University. Researchers tracked the diets of 81,000 adults over an eight year period. They found people who increased their red meat int...
01:15, 2019-06-14

Cookout tips: safe summer eating (NBC News) Millions of Americans love cooking out in the nice weather, especially around the 4th of July, but as the temperatures climb so does the risk of food borne illness. “We generally see a spike in the number of food borne illnesses like salmonella or E.coli during the summer months,...
21:15, 2019-07-03

Mayhem at the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest Joey Chestnut dominated again for his 12th title at the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest. These are some of the best images from the event.       ...
23:15, 2019-07-04

Competitors weigh-in for Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Conestants weighed in Tuesday for the annual Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest on Coney Island. After a record-breaking performance last year, Joey Chestnut appears poised to defend his title once again. In 2018, Chestnut downed 74 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes. So this is how @joeyjaws train...
21:15, 2019-07-03

Is 'flesh-eating' bacteria heading to a beach near you? "Flesh-eating" bacteria that live in the ocean may be spreading to previously unaffected beach waters thanks to climate change, according to a new report....
15:30, 2019-06-18

I finished last in Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest — and I’m proud of it You don’t know Prudence DiBenedetto, but you’ve likely seen her before. The 32-year-old mother of one is a two-time contestant in the Nathan’s Hot Dog Contest, including the 2018 edition. The Astoria native is one of the most anonymous figures in the history of the spectacle. On the same stage that ...
01:00, 2019-07-04

Here’s What Eating Processed Foods for Two Weeks Does to Your Body Ultra-processed foods—the kinds made irresistible by sugar, fat and salt—are ubiquitous in the U.S., making up as much as 60% of the average American diet. But a small, intensive new study published in the journal Cell Metabolism shows that their low price and convenience comes at a cost...
20:30, 2019-05-21

Over 200 sick after eating at Imelda Marcos party Philippine officials say more than 240 people have been brought to hospitals with suspected food poisoning in an event celebrating the 90th birthday of former first lady Imelda Marcos. (July 3)        ...
22:45, 2019-07-03

Promoting gender equality a ‘crucial contribution’ in effort to restore, protect our planet’s oceans Women are engaged in all aspects of interaction with our ocean, yet their voices are often missing at the decision-making level, the head of the United Nations cultural agency said on World Oceans Day, emphasizing that “we must ensure diversity and gender inclusiveness at all levels” to set a balanc...
16:30, 2019-06-08

Love Bhutta Or Corn On The Cob? Youve Probably Been Eating It Wrong Corn on the cob is incredibly delicious, but it's not the easiest food to eat. Eating bhutta is quite messy and you might leave some residual corn left on the cob....
13:30, 2019-07-08

Putin says liberalism ‘eating itself,’ migrant influx wrong Russian President Vladimir Putin has fired a new broadside against Western liberalism, saying that policies such as welcoming migrants have hurt people’s interests...
09:15, 2019-06-30

China's Xi tells officials not to be lazy and 'spend whole day eating' Chinese officials must not use the fight against corruption as an excuse to sit around and do nothing, idling their time away and "spending the whole day eating", President Xi Jinping told a meeting of senior Communist Party leaders on Tuesday....
15:45, 2019-07-09

Some teens who exercise to build muscle might have eating disorders Reuters Health - Some teens who see themselves as puny and exercise to gain weight may be more likely to develop so-called muscularity-related eating disorders, a U.S. study suggests....
09:15, 2019-07-11

Vultures are eating animals alive on Kentucky farms Vultures are multiplying nationally, and their greater numbers have made them more desperate for food – even if it's alive        ...
06:15, 2019-07-01

Woman dies from flesh-eating infection she got at the beach A Florida woman died after getting a flesh-eating bacteria from an innocent-seeming cut on her leg at the beach, according to her family. Lynn Fleming was not initially concerned about the wound she got two weeks ago after falling into a small dip in the water at Coquina Beach. “She fell into ...
20:30, 2019-06-30

Putin says liberalism is ‘eating itself,’ criticizes migrant influx OSAKA, Japan — Russian President Vladimir Putin fired a new broadside against Western liberalism at the Group of 20 summit in Japan, saying that policies such as welcoming migrants have hurt people’s interests. Speaking after the summit in Osaka concluded on Saturday, Putin charged that Donald...
22:15, 2019-06-30

Xi Jinping Tells Officials Not To Be Lazy And "Spend Whole Day Eating" Chinese officials must not use the fight against corruption as an excuse to sit around and do nothing, idling their time away and "spending the whole day eating", President Xi Jinping told a meeting......
16:15, 2019-07-10

Boy infected with flesh-eating bacteria at Maryland beach A young boy was left covered in open wounds after he was infected with flesh-eating bacteria during a trip to a Maryland beach, his mother said. Brittany Carey wrote on Facebook that her son developed the red gashes “all over his body” after he went swimming off the coast of Ocean City l...
07:30, 2019-07-04

Florida man gets flesh-eating bacteria after lake trip A Florida man says he was infected with a flesh-eating bacteria from a day at the lake — even though he never stepped into the water. Tyler King, who is from Santa Rosa Beach, wrote on Facebook that he developed a massive skin rash on his left arm Friday after paddling across a lake. But......
22:45, 2019-07-04

More than 500 endangered vultures die after eating poisoned elephant carcasses More than 500 endangered vultures died after eating three poisoned elephant carcasses killed by poachers, the Botswana government said in a statement Thursday....
19:45, 2019-06-21

What if eating meat is not only wrong – but obsolete? | Arwa Mahdawi In the same way we’re now horrified people used to smoke in offices, we’ll soon find it almost unthinkable that people used to consume so much meatMeat is dead. Carnivores are going the way of cigarette smokers and, by 2050, there’s a good chance that it will be socially unacceptable to eat meat. In...
11:15, 2019-06-05

Over 500 Rare Vultures Die After Eating Poisoned Elephants In Botswana More than 500 endangered vultures died of poisoning after eating the carcasses of three elephants killed by poachers in Botswana, the government said in a statement....
05:45, 2019-06-21

Eating Yogurt May Reduce Risk Of Bowel Cancer In Men The findings revealed that eating two or more weekly servings of yogurt may help to lower the risk of developing the abnormal growths of tissues (adenomas)...
09:00, 2019-06-20

Naomi Campbell Says She Can Go Days Without Eating But Doesn't "Starve" Herself Naomi Campbell says she doesn't starve herself. But she does make it a point to not eat on some days. The 49-year-old supermodel, one of the originals, made her comments on a recent......
23:15, 2019-06-27

Man dies after being infected by flesh-eating bacteria in Florida A Memphis man died Sunday after becoming infected with a flesh-eating bacteria. He had traveled to the Gulf Coast of Florida.        ...
20:45, 2019-07-15

Amanda Knox says media depicted her as man-eating murderer Acquitted woman says media created story about her role in death of Meredith KercherAn emotional Amanda Knox has castigated the media for depicting her as a “dirty man-eater” when she was on trial for the murder of the British student Meredith Kercher.Knox, now 31, was twice convicted and twice acqu...
22:30, 2019-06-15

Florida alligators caught eating second corpse in a week For the second time in about a week, alligators have been found feeding on a human corpse in Florida, local papers reported. The most recent victim was 16-year-old Jarvis Deliford, whose severely decomposed body was found surrounded by alligators in a St. Petersburg-area lake on the Fourth of July. ...
16:00, 2019-07-07

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Combating hate speech, DR Congo, antimicrobial resistance, peacekeeping, #ActNow for our planet This Tuesday, top stories include: the UN’s war on hate speech; a surge in ethnic violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo; the ‘invisible pandemic’ of antimicrobial resistance; UN peacekeeping Commanders’ meeting at the Security Council; and a new campaign to encourage healthy and sustainab...
02:45, 2019-06-19

NASA's $200M space telescope finds alien planet almost the size of Earth, smallest discovered NASA said its new Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite space telescope has discovered its smallest exoplanet so far, an alien world that's roughly 80 percent the size of Earth and could help "unlock" secrets of how the Blue Planet became habitable....
15:45, 2019-07-01

Prop bets abound ahead of Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Bettors won’t be left hungry just because New Jersey put the kibosh on gambling on the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest. Online gambling sites such as Bovada are happy to accept wagers on every aspect of the annual Coney Island contest — whether, for example, 11-time champion and heavy fa...
01:15, 2019-07-04

Miki Sudo wins her sixth Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Hot dog, we have a wiener! Reigning Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest champ Miki Sudo won her sixth title Thursday, scarfing down 31 franks in the annual Fourth of July bun fight at Coney Island. Despite beating second-place winner Michelle Lesco by 4.5 dogs for the contest’s Pepto Bismol...
22:00, 2019-07-04

Maryland boy infected with flesh-eating bacteria. Here's what you need to know about Vibrio A Maryland boy was infected with flesh-eating bacteria Vibrio in June 2019 while swimming off West Ocean City. Health official say cases are rare.        ...
00:45, 2019-07-03

Joey Chestnut wins 12th Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest He’s still the top dog. Joey “Jaws” Chestnut won his 12th Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest on Thursday, downing 71 franks and buns in 10 minutes to take the annual Fourth of July feeding frenzy in Coney Island. But the astounding feat of eating was three wieners short of his own 201...
22:00, 2019-07-04

Poop-eating slugs are infecting Hawaiians with brain parasites A horrifying neurological disease is spreading thanks to an invasive mixed-species mollusk called semi-slugs, according to a new study. There have been a total of 82 cases of the brain infection, known as rat lungworm, from the parasite in Hawaii between 2007 and 2017, a new investigation by the Alo...
23:45, 2019-07-09

‘American food aisle’ exposes how UK judges our eating habits Brits think we eat hot dogs from jars of mystery juice. A culturally inquisitive woman from Birmingham, England, took to Twitter Thursday to quiz her American followers: “Is this accurate to American food?” asked Yasmine Summan alongside three photos of her local grocery store’s “American” aisle. Sc...
00:30, 2019-07-06

Man dies in ‘absolute agony’ 10 days after eating gecko on a dare Dad-of-three David Dowell was always known as a loveable larrikin and a man who would never back down from a dare, but one he took last year — when a friend dared him to eat a gecko at a Christmas party — could be the thing that claimed his life. Friends and family are still......
16:30, 2019-07-02

Alligators found eating a decomposed body in Florida, witnesses say A body was found by the mangroves of Lake Maggiore in Saint Petersburg, Florida on Thursday. It was badly decomposed, leaving police few clues.        ...
01:15, 2019-07-06

Iceland criticized Duterte’s drug war, so he accused its people of ‘eating ice’ “What is the problem of Iceland? It’s just ice,” the Philippine president said Friday during a rambling speech in Manila. Despite its name, Iceland is not a land of ice. It is unusually temperate for its position just outside the Arctic Circle....
01:15, 2019-07-13

This video of a giant spider eating a possum is all the nightmare fuel you’ll ever need If you’re the kind of person who has trouble sleeping after seeing something incredibly creepy, go ahead and just click away right now. Okay, now that they’re gone, let’s take a look at what might be the best nightmare fuel ever to come out of Facebook. It’s an image posted b...
01:30, 2019-06-19

Carnivorous pitcher plants are regularly eating vertebrate animals A survey in August and September 2018 revealed that a fifth of the pitcher plants growing in one bog in Ontario had caught at least one juvenile salamander...
17:00, 2019-06-10

I’m the gutter gourmet: how I spent a month eating other people's leftovers We don’t talk enough about the street food scandal – leftovers chucked away without a second thoughtEvery day for the past month complete strangers have bought me lunch. And breakfast. And dinner. And they don’t even know it.I have been living high on the hog, and it hasn’t cost me a penny – because...
08:15, 2019-05-30

Duterte mocks 'ice-eating' Iceland over U.N. vote on Philippine war on drugs Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte took a swipe at Iceland on Friday for spearheading a U.N. resolution to investigate his bloody war on drugs, saying it was a nation made entirely of ice, with no understanding of his country's problems....
14:30, 2019-07-12

You may be eating a credit card's worth of plastic each week: study Plastic pollution is so widespread in the environment that you may be ingesting five grams a week, the equivalent of eating a credit card, a study commissioned by the environmental charity WWF International said on Wednesday....
04:30, 2019-06-12

Florida woman dies of flesh-eating bacteria, family says A woman died of a flesh-eating bacteria two weeks after cutting her leg in the waters off Anna Maria Island in Florida, her family says. Carolyn Fleming — who went by Lynn — of Ellenton, Florida, fell into a small dip in the water at the barrier island’s Coquina Beach, near St. Petersburg, on ...
01:30, 2019-07-01

‘Flesh-eating’ bacteria may be spreading to beach waters, seafood With beach vacation season underway, scientists are sounding the alarm on a horrifying infection spreading throughout US coastlines. Doctors from the Cooper University Hospital in Camden, NJ, are warning swimmers and fishermen in the Northeast about so-called “flesh-eating” bacteria, whi...
23:15, 2019-06-18

Kyle Richards Opens Up About Her Battle With an Eating Disorder: "I Was Very Self-Conscious" For the first time, Kyle Richards is opening up about her battle with an eating disorder. In a preview of Tuesday, June 11 episode of Bravo's The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,......
23:30, 2019-06-11

Dad allegedly punched, killed 5-year-old son for eating Father’s Day cake A Wisconsin man allegedly punched and killed his 5-year-old son after he got angry the child had eaten his Father’s Day cake, according to prosecutors. Travis Stackhouse told police he punched the boy in the stomach and hit him in the face Friday because he was “upset that others were ea...
10:15, 2019-06-28

New Star Wars Characters, Funky Planet Names, and Teases of Rey and Kylo's Force Bond in The Rise of Skywalker Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker centers around closing the decades-long Skywalker saga and paving the way for a new generation of heroes. Therefore, it only makes sense that the film is bursting with new and returning characters, including Keri Russell’s Zorri Bliss and Kylo Ren’s infamous Knights ...
02:15, 2019-05-23

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.        ...
20:15, 2019-06-07

Teen boys' eating disorders may focus on muscles, not weight loss (Reuters Health) - Many people may mistakenly assume teen boys are not prone to eating disorders because their symptoms are different from what's typically seen in girls and their focus is on building muscle rather than becoming impossibly thin, doctors warn....
19:15, 2019-06-06

Timely Treatment Of Eating Disorders Is Possible By Catching The Early Symptoms: Study The symptoms of this problem are so subtle and gradual that they often remain unnoticed. Thanks to the advancement in science, now it is possible to spot eating disorders by catching the early warning......
20:15, 2019-07-01

Why Kyle Richards Finally Opened Up About Her Eating Disorder: " I Felt Like a Fraud" After nine seasons on The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Kyle Richards revealed a new aspect of her life: she had an eating disorder while growing up. "It started when I was 17. I......
16:30, 2019-06-12

I spent a day eating food cooked by robots in America's tech capital Vivian Ho befriended an electronic arm and grappled with a defunct tea maker during a trip through Silicon ValleyAround the world, an industry has emerged around automating food service through robotics, raising questions about job security and mass unemployment while also prompting praise for strea...
19:15, 2019-06-27

The wild, outrageous and downright disgusting secrets of the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Joey Chestnut, the No. 1 competitive eater in the world, still isn’t exactly sure how he broke his own record last summer — eating 74 hot dogs (and buns) in just 10 minutes at the annual Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest. “I just found a rhythm,” Chestnut, 35, told The Post. (His previous recor...
20:30, 2019-06-29

Joey Chestnut downs 71 hot dog to win his 12th Nathan's Hot Dog eating contest Joey Chestnut downed 71 hot dogs to claim his 12th Nathan's Hot Dog eating contest. Miki Sudo won her sixth contest title in the women's competition.       ...
02:45, 2019-07-05

Climate Change May Be Spreading Flesh-Eating Bacteria to Unexpected Waters Climate change is warming ocean waters around the globe, which affects what can thrive in various parts of the seas. Now, bacteria that can cause a flesh-eating infection are showing up in waters once too cold to harbor them. A new report published in the Annals of Internal Medicine links five recen...
08:30, 2019-06-18

Japan's famous Nara deer dying from eating plastic bags Tourists warned not to feed the animals after plastic waste found in stomachs of several dead deerAuthorities in Japan’s ancient capital Nara are warning visitors not to feed the city’s wild deer – a major tourist attraction – after several of the animals died after swallowing plastic bags.Large amo...
10:45, 2019-07-10

She died of flesh-eating bacteria after a beach trip. Now her family wants to warn others Lynn Fleming's son and daughter-in-law want to raise awareness about the bacteria that killed the 77-year-old Florida woman.        ...
08:30, 2019-07-02

Gwyneth Paltrow is right - living apart from my partner is like having my cake and eating it | Grace Dent It’s been this way for a couple of years. My other half is cherished – just from 13 miles awayGwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin parted ways in 2014, but there has been no rush by the rose quartz vagina egg-flogging star to move another man into her Hollywood home full time. Despite marrying TV produc...
15:15, 2019-06-22

Eating, YouTube and playing with the kids: my day is a procrastination masterclass | Romesh Ranganathan I think I’ve got acres of time, and so have no sense of urgency. This needs to be tackledMy next tour is approaching in September, so I am doing what I always do at about this stage, which is spend more time looking at my working methods than working. My garage/office is strewn with Post-its, cards,...
09:30, 2019-05-25

Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest: Time, TV, streaming info and everything else you need to know The annual Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest enters its 103rd contest on July 4. Here's everything you need to know.       ...
05:45, 2019-07-04

Girl, 5, 'hallucinating and screaming' after eating brownie laced with cannabis in cafe A HOME-MADE brownie sold at a popular Perth café caused a five-year-old girl to hallucinate and scream out loud at random intervals, her parents claim....
01:45, 2019-07-04

Nathan's hot dog eating contest offers the frank a rare chance to shine The humble hot dog is a common sight at Fourth of July celebrations, and is an established part of the American diet. But the category has been stagnant over the last several years....
14:45, 2019-07-04

Man contracts flesh-eating bacterial infection after dipping toes in water WARNING: Graphic content A Texas man said “he’ll never be the same” after he contracted a potentially deadly bacterial infection from dipping his toes in the water. Adam Perez, who reportedly was homeless prior to the infection, said that so far he has required several surgeries and has lost most of...
05:00, 2019-06-14

Molly Schuyler eats 32 burgers in 10 minutes to win Z Burger eating contest Competitive eater Molly Schuyler finished 32 burgers within 10 minutes in the 10th Annual Z Burger Eating Championship, breaking the 27-burger record she set last year....
00:01, 2019-07-05

Mountain lion sickened from eating bratwurst returned to the wild months later No more bratwurst for this wildcat. A Colorado mountain lion was released back into the wild after spending several months recovering at a rehabilitation center because a family in Walsenburg fed it bratwurst. Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials wrote on their Twitter that the feline had been resc...
22:45, 2019-06-05

Hot dog champion Joey Chestnut blasts sportswriter for criticizing competitive eating Joey Chestnut defended competitive eating after sportswriter Peter King labeled the events as "disgusting."       ...
23:15, 2019-07-04

US Navy tests underwater robots that recharge by eating fish faeces The US Navy has built a device for charging underwater robots that gets its energy by digesting fish faeces and other organic matter on the sea floor...
15:30, 2019-05-21

Scientists catch chimpanzees cracking open and eating tortoises for first time BERLIN — Scientists have observed wild chimpanzees tucking into an unusual snack: tortoises, whose hard shells they crack against tree trunks before scooping out the meat. In a paper published Thursday by the journal Scientific Reports, researchers from Germany say the behavior they spotted dozens o...
22:45, 2019-05-23

Vegan blogger eating meat after diet caused ‘early menopause’ A former vegan who lived off a gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, meat-free and refined sugar-free diet has ditched the plant-based regime and started eating burgers. Virpi Mikkonen, 38, claims her vegan diet “brought on early menopause” leading to hot flushes and absent periods. An aw...
20:00, 2019-05-30

Eating A High Fibre Diet May Cut Preeclampsia Risk During Pregnancy: Study Preeclampsia is a condition that pregnant women develop. It occurs in up to 10 per cent of pregnancies and is characterized by high blood pressure, protein in the urine and severe swelling in the......
14:15, 2019-07-12

Man contracts flesh-eating bacteria during beach trip with family, dies 48 hours later A Florida woman has been warning people on Facebook about a flesh-eating bacteria that her father contracted while swimming — which took his life less than 48 hours later. “Flesh Eating Bacteria sounds like an urban legend,” said Cheryl Bennett Wiygul, of Niceville, in a post Wedne...
04:30, 2019-07-13

Kraft wants to trick kids into eating veggies by calling salad dressing ‘frosting’ Keeping children on a course for healthy eating is a challenge, and convincing a crabby youngster to chomp on some broccoli is often an exercise in futility. If you’re a parent who knows what it’s like to try to get a kid to eat vegetables, Kraft wants you to know that they sympathize. I...
12:45, 2019-06-12

Scientists found the upper limit to human endurance, right before your body starts eating itself Shutterstock A new study says there is a definite limit to human endurance — beyond which our bodies start breaking down. For long-term levels of exertion, that limit is burning calories at 2.5 times our resting metabolic rate. After that, our bodies start feeding off their own tissue and fa...
23:15, 2019-06-07

Israeli embassy in Brazil mocked for censoring photo of ambassador eating lobster The Israeli embassy in Brazil tweeted a photo of ambassador Yossi Shelley and President Jair Bolsonaro eating lunch, with what appeared to be a non-kosher lobster main course crudely censored....
23:30, 2019-07-09

Diabetes: Unhealthy Eating Habits At Work Can Give Rise To Lifestyle Diseases Eating unhealthy food at workplace may put you at a more risk of catching diabetes and cardiovascular problems than other employees who opt for healthier foods....
15:00, 2019-05-23

Joey Chestnut, Miki Sudo relish repeat Nathan's hot dog eating titles Joey Chestnut and Miki Sudo remain top dogs in a 103-year-old Fourth of July holiday tradition: Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest on Thursday on Coney Island's famed boardwalk in Brooklyn, N.Y....
00:01, 2019-07-05

Heartbreaking photo shows bride’s grandpa eating alone by memorial for late wife This grandpa just wanted to eat one more meal with his late wife. The photo of the elderly man eating next to a memorial for his late wife reportedly was taken at his granddaughter’s wedding. After being shared online, it garnered over 18,000 retweets and over 150,000 likes. Sahrah Elswick, from Wes...
06:15, 2019-07-10

Tourist Infected by Brain-Invading Parasite After Eating Slug on a Dare in Hawaii Hawaii health officials are warning residents and visitors to avoid slugs, snails, and rats after the Center for Disease Control (CDC) found that three travelers visiting the state were recently infected with rat lungworm disease. One visitor got the disease because the individual ate a slug. Read m...
00:00, 2019-06-01

Florence Welch On Addiction, Eating Disorder Recovery, And Finding True Happiness In Her 30s "I have no idea how much I weigh right now. Five years ago, I could have told you how much in the morning, at night, clothes on, clothes off. To let go of that sometimes feels like a bigger achievement than headlining Glastonbury."...
13:15, 2019-06-30

After an eating disorder and obsessive exercise, swimming with friends taught me plumpness is power I was used to strict fitness regimes, but lazy, pleasure-driven swims helped me to feel more comfortable in my own skinIt was last September, while on a hen weekend in north Wales, that I realised how important swimming had become to me.There was a temporary break in the organised fun and a clutch o...
20:45, 2019-07-15

Type-2 diabetes symptoms: Eating this for breakfast could lower your blood sugar levels TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms include rapid weight loss and extreme thirst. Here’s how eating this one food for breakfast could lower your blood sugar levels....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Texas woman banned from Walmart reportedly for eating half a cake and refusing to pay Six months after a Texas woman was banned by Wichita Falls police for drinking wine from a Pringles can, a second has been banned for taking the cake.       ...
08:15, 2019-06-29

Teen boys can have eating disorders focused on muscle gain, doctors warn Eating disorders among teen boys are often characterized by eating too much protein, rigid restriction of carbs and fats, and cycling between periods of overconsumption and calorie cutting in an effort to build muscle, according to doctors....
04:45, 2019-06-09

Florida woman says dad died of flesh-eating bacteria less than 48 hours after entering water A Tennessee man died just 48 hours after contracting a flesh-eating bacteria from waters in Florida after his daughter says the hospital he was treated at ignored her warnings that he had contracted necrotizing fasciitis....
09:15, 2019-07-14

Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest: Start time, TV, streaming info and more The annual Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest enters its 103rd contest on July 4. Here's everything you need to know.       ...
15:30, 2019-07-04

Tucson woman chomps down 26 hot dogs to earn 2nd place in Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest NEW YORK (WNBC) –  Tucson resident Michelle Lesco, who wolfed down 26 hot dogs in Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest, earning her second place in the women’s competition. Reigning women’s champion Miki Sudo had already won the women’s competition by chomping down 31 hot do...
06:45, 2019-07-05

A rise in cases of flesh-eating bacteria may be linked to climate change, doctors say Five South Jersey patients became seriously ill after they became infected with a strain of bacteria that thrive in warm, brackish water.        ...
21:30, 2019-06-18

Eating yoghurt twice a week may reduce bowel cancer risk in men, research suggests RESEARCH from the University of Washington found that men who ate two portions of yoghurt or more a week were less likely to develop dangerous bowel polyps over 25 years....
23:45, 2019-06-19

Early Humans Began Cooking And Eating Starchy Plant Tubers 120,000 Years Ago: Study According to a recent research, published in the Journal of Human Evolution, early humans began roasting and eating starchy plant tubers, as early as 120,000 years ago....
04:45, 2019-05-22

Hundreds of meat-eating fish with razor sharp teeth released in Arizona lake The hope is that the voracious fish will grow and eat many of the small bass in the lake, allowing the remaining bass to grow larger.        ...
20:30, 2019-05-30

Joey Chestnut wins his 12th Nathan's Fourth of July hot dog eating contest Joey Chestnut ate 71 hot dogs in 10 minutes on Thursday to claim his 12th title in Nathan's Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating contest.       ...
23:15, 2019-07-04

Tapas 101: Rick Steves' guide to eating adventurously, authentically and affordably in Spain Opt for tapas in Spain and you'll be rewarded with bite-size punches of flavor, a reasonable bill, and the unrelenting energy of the locals.       ...
21:30, 2019-06-17

Multiple deer dead at popular tourist park in Japan after eating plastic bags Nine deer at the famed Nara Park in western Japan have died recently after swallowing plastic bags. Masses of tangled plastic litter and packets of snacks were retrieved from their stomachs, with the heaviest amount weighing 9.5 pounds....
20:45, 2019-07-11

YouTube star fined 20,000 euros for tricking homeless man into eating Oreo filled with toothpaste A YouTube star who tricked a homeless man into eating an Oreo filled with toothpaste has been handed a 15-month jail sentence and banned from social media for five years....
01:01, 2019-06-04

What are the side effects of tramadol? Tramadol is a prescription pain medication. Some side effects are more common than others. This article looks at the common, rare, and serious side effects of tramadol....
03:30, 2019-05-25

What are the side effects of amantadine? Amantadine is a drug that helps treat Parkinson's disease. This article takes a close look at the side effects of amantadine, which can range from mild to severe....
05:15, 2019-07-04

What your side of the bed says about your political leanings Does what type of brain you have an influence on which side of the bed you sleep on? According to new research, people who sleep on the left side of the bed consider themselves more left-brained and people who sleep on the right side of the bed consider themselves more right-brained. This new statis...
06:45, 2019-06-07

How to Not Get Owned by Your Project Car The last straw—and I mean, there were several “last straws” in my mind but this was the very last, final straw—was when a Port Authority cop kicked my car out of a tunnel....
01:15, 2019-05-22

Author accused of shaming black Metro employee for eating on train; book deal halted Author Natasha Tynes has been accused of shaming a black woman who works on the Washington. D.C., Metro for eating on a train.        ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Collision causes delays on northwest side TUCSON – A crash has closed Overton Road in both directions west of Shannon Road Tuesday afternoon. According to officials, the collision occurred at around 12:26 p.m. Tuesday. Drivers who are traveling in this area should expect delays. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes. Details ...
23:30, 2019-05-21

What causes back pain on the lower right side? Lower back pain is a common complaint. When back pain occurs on the lower right side, causes can include sprains and strains, kidney stones, infections, and conditions that affect the intestines or reproductive organs. Learn more about what causes back pain on the lower right side and when to see a ...
01:30, 2019-05-24

What are the side effects and risks of Ritalin? Ritalin (methylphenidate) is a stimulant medication for the treatment of ADHD and narcolepsy. Ritalin can cause side effects and has the potential for misuse and addiction. Researchers are investigating the long-term safety and effectiveness of this drug in children and adolescents. Learn more here....
07:30, 2019-05-31

T.P.D. investigates homicide on the south side Tucson Police Dept. is investigating the death of a teen shot Friday morning on the south side. Authorities say officers responded to a single-vehicle collision with injuries across from Las Villas De Kino Apartments around 10:00 a.m. Friday. The responding officers located the vehicle with a male v...
21:45, 2019-05-25

Nearly 1 in 3 side hustlers need the money just to pay bills Jobs are more plentiful and the overall economy has been on an upswing, yet almost one-third of Americans with a side job say they need the income to pay their routine expenses, according to a new survey. The survey of 2,550 adults conducted by financial comparison site Bankrate found that nearly ha...
21:30, 2019-06-07

The dark side of the Anthropocene | Letter Dominant narratives tend to neutralise any risks, but the potential catastrophic consequences must be faced, says Leslie SklairYour extremely informative long read article (Is the Anthropocene upon us?, 30 May) sums up the complicated story of how the Anthropocene has morphed from a technical term o...
18:45, 2019-06-03

When It Comes to Tariffs, Many U.S. Companies Are on China's Side As President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping gear up for the G-20 summit, U.S. businesses are warning that new 25% duties on $300 billion a year of Chinese goods will wreak widespread direct and collateral damage....
21:45, 2019-06-27

Monsoon Dust Project ARIZONA – The State of Arizona is hoping a new dust detection system will help keep drivers safe during monsoon. Arizona Department of Transportation will be widening sections of Interstate-10 for a project aimed at reducing dust-related crashes. It includes a set of long-range radars near Pic...
21:15, 2019-06-23

DJ Arrested At ‘Project Graduation’ OLDHAM COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A DJ was charged with public intoxication after deputies say he appeared to be drunk at the North Oldham High School’s “Project Graduation.” Denis Rhodes appeared to be drunk Saturday night during the event which is meant to be chemical and alcoh...
01:01, 2019-06-04

Xbox Project Scarlett vs PS5: what we know so far And so it begins. The dawn of a new console war, as two gaming titans re-enter the ring for another dust-up. Our combatants? Xbox Project Scarlett vs PS5. Microsoft vs Sony.Alpha and Omega. Beginning and End. Yes, we take gaming very seriously. So, with both companies having shown the first car...
00:00, 2019-06-14

Who Won Project Runway Season 17? Well, all we have to say is that the Project Runway judges made the right decision. Sebastian Grey was just named the winner of season 17 of the reality competition in its first year......
07:45, 2019-06-14

Project Scarlett: what we know so far about the next Xbox Having announced its next video game console at E3 2019, Microsoft is being tight-lipped on further details – but the clues are there if you’re lookingThere still isn’t much that’s clear about Project Scarlett, Microsoft’s follow-up to the Xbox One, which was revealed for the first time at the E3 co...
18:00, 2019-06-10

Animal rescues across the globe featured on Animal Planet show Animal Planet's "Dodo Heroes," season two, which premiered June 1, features animal rescues across the globe.       ...
22:15, 2019-06-11

For second year, Pope warns oil execs that 'radical energy transition' is needed to save the planet Pope Francis is warning oil executives that a transition to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to save a rapidly warming planet.       ...
17:15, 2019-06-14

East side burglary caught on camera TUCSON — Cale Lamoreux was at work Wednesday when he believes a man broke into his east side home just before 1:30 p.m. The video shows the break-in was caught on camera. “He saw a target of opportunity and he walked in and got a prize,” Lamoreux said. “When I got home at 4:3...
17:15, 2019-06-07

TPD working barricade situation on south side TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is working a barricade situation at a residence on the south side. According to TPD, the situation is located at 44th Street and Liberty. SWAT crews have been dispatched to the scene. Details are limited at this time. LIVE: Tucson Police Department is work...
00:30, 2019-06-20

Uber Gets Sell-Side Green Light The ride-hailing firm has a stamp of approval from nearly every large research group despite the fact that it has yet to prove its business model can turn a profit....
19:15, 2019-06-04

The new Battletoads is going to have plenty of side-scrolling scrapping. The new Battletoads is going to have plenty of side-scrolling scrapping. Microsoft showed off its first gameplay trailer today during its E3 press conference, and it looks like developers Dlala Studios and Rare decided not to fix what wasn’t broken. Get ready to be infuriated by cartoon toads (in a...
00:15, 2019-06-10

The 2020 BMW Z4 Is More Than Just a Side Note To the New Toyota Supra Anybody who tries to claim BMW doesn’t position itself as a performance brand anymore doesn’t really know what they’re talking about. That’s never been more obvious to me than after I drove the new BMW 3 Series, BMW 8 Series and 2020 BMW Z4 back to back last month, but the star of the show was the Z...
22:00, 2019-06-19

| Inflatable tanks and 'fake news': The little-known side of D-Day On June 6, 1944, more than 150 000 Allied troops invaded the northern French coast, marking the start of France's liberation from its Nazi occupiers....
16:15, 2019-06-06

Druzhba pipeline: The dark side of Russian oil The oil pollution that has halted flows via the Druzhba ("Friendship") pipeline was deliberate, according to the Kremlin. But who might want to pull such a dirty trick? DW's Jo Harper has asked around....
22:30, 2019-05-21

Bicyclist found dead on southwest side TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a fatality after a bicyclist was found dead on the southwest side Wednesday morning. According to PCSD, the man was found next to a bicycle near Bilby and Palomino roads. The cause of death is unknown at this time. Pima County S...
00:30, 2019-06-20

17-year-old killed in east side shooting TUCSON – Police are investigating the death of a 17-year-old boy after being involved in an east side shooting incident Sunday afternoon. According to Tucson Police Department, officers were dispatched to a residence in the 7300 block of East Marigold Circle at about 2:30 p.m., after reports of a sh...
00:15, 2019-05-28

Crash shuts down south side intersection, near TIA A crash has shut down a south side intersection, near Tucson International Airport Monday morning. Tucson Airport officials are working to clear the vehicle accident at the Corona and Country Club roads intersection. The intersection is expected to be closed for the next one to two hours, TAAAPD sai...
18:45, 2019-06-10

TFD responds to hotel fire on south side A fire broke out in the office of the Extend A Suite Hotel at 755 East Benson Highway. TUCSON- The Tucson Fire Department extinguished a fire Monday, that broke out in the office of a hotel on the southside. Around 3:30 p.m. crews responded to a call of a fire at the Extend A Suite Hotel located at ...
08:30, 2019-07-02

TPD investigating double stabbing on south side TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department is investigating a double stabbing near 12th Avenue and Bilby Road. According to TPD, officers responded to a call just before 8 p.m. of a fight involving guns and found two female stabbing victim. The conditions of the victims have yet to be released but ...
07:00, 2019-07-10

PCSD: One dead in shooting on northwest side TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department is working a shooting that occurred on the northwest side of Tucson. According to PCSD, the incident took place near Camino De Oeste and Cortaro Farms Road. Authorities say one person is reported deceased in the shooting. Details are limited at ...
00:30, 2019-06-08

Man arrested for robbing east side CVS at knifepoint TUCSON – The suspect of an armed robbery at an east side pharmacy was identified, located and arrested by Tucson Police Department, authorities reported Thursday afternoon. Last week, TPD reported on its Twitter page about an armed robber who allegedly held employees of an east side CVS at kni...
01:30, 2019-06-21

Your gut bacteria may influence whether you get drug side effects A study in mice suggests human gut bacteria breakdown many drug treatments - a finding that could explain why drugs are less effective in some people...
17:30, 2019-06-03

USMCA progressing through 'side letters': Grassley Democratic congressional leaders and the Trump administration officials are inching towards an agreement on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade, one GOP leader said Tuesday....
15:45, 2019-07-03

The Side-Eye Beyoncé Gave to This Woman Will Make You Bow Down Beyonce and Jay-Z enjoyed date night yesterday--and no one, no one, was going to get in the way of that. During Game 3 of the NBA Finals last night, the duo, seat courtside, watched the......
21:15, 2019-06-06

Artif Ali and the home side dominate in Colm Artif Ali, Dan Catlin and more are in action. Andy Whittle reports from ringside The post Artif Ali and the home side dominate in Colm appeared first on Boxing News....
19:30, 2019-07-01

12-year-old hospitalized after near drowning on south side TUCSON – A 12-year-old was rescued after Tucson Fire Department responded to a near drowning call near Park Avenue and Benson Highway Tuesday afternoon. According to TFD, the incident took place near the 1000 block of East Benson Highway. Officials say the child was swimming and may have exper...
08:00, 2019-06-12

Suspect sought in east side robbery TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is on the lookout for a man who reportedly robbed a store on the east side. According to TPD, the suspect reportedly stole from a TJ Maxx. Detectives need the community's help identify this suspect who robbed TJ Maxx located on the east side. You can be a...
11:15, 2019-06-05

Underneath It All: Rihanna Reveals Her ‘Shy’ Side, Says She Wants to Be a Mother ‘More Than Anything’ No, she hasn’t given a release date on that new album; yes, she still gets nervous going to award shows; and the first thing she does every morning is pray, with the help of a daily devotional. But if you even casually hang out on social media, all of that was likely eclipsed yesterday by Rihanna sh...
22:45, 2019-06-11

Beyond the Confetti: The Dark Side of Startup Success The swashbuckling creativity that drives many entrepreneurs can come with inner demons, including depression, substance abuse and other mental-health struggles....
15:15, 2019-07-12