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Alexa, why does the brave new world of AI have all the sexism of the old one?

Virtual assistants such as Google Home and Siri only encourage the attitude that women exist merely to aid men in getting on with more important things.When women are over-represented in the workforce, it tends be in industries of assistanc...

Alexa, why does the brave new world of AI have all the sexism of the old one?

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Amazon Echo users can now ask Alexa to delete stored voice recordings Thanks to a seemingly endless number of privacy scandals involving Facebook and other entities, tech users across the board have recently become much ...
22:48, 05/29/2019

Amazon debuts Alexa Conversations for seamless multi-turn interactions Amazon today introduced Alexa Conversations, a quicker way to build Alexa skills that can connect multiple skills for use cases like a night out.Read ...
03:48, 06/06/2019

Worried about Alexa spying on you? This Raspberry Pi smart speaker for kids puts privacy first If privacy worries surrounding smart speakers are a major concern for you – particularly if your kids are using this tech – then a Raspb...
16:16, 05/23/2019

Amazon Echo Show 5 review: An Alexa display with alarm clock smarts When Amazon introduced the second-gen Echo Show display last year, it was a huge upgrade over the original, with a built-in browser, better sound and ...
19:00, 06/24/2019

Facebook Portal smart displays with Alexa score $70 discounts ahead of Father's Day Facebook's first smart displays (and first-ever in-house hardware products) are designed to be used by the entire family, including both mothers and f...
19:32, 05/31/2019

Netflix star Alexa Pano, 14, qualifies for her first U.S. Women's Open in playoff After six attempts, Pano will finally get her chance on women's golf's biggest stage May 30-June 2 at the Country Club of Charleston (S.C.)....
00:48, 05/08/2019

New research makes Siri and Alexa seem like lightweights next to accuracy champion Google Assistant Google, Amazon, and Apple's AI-powered virtual assistants can be incredibly useful tools around the house or on the move for controlling music playbac...
11:32, 06/21/2019

Amazon is reportedly working on an Alexa-powered wearable that reads human emotions Amazon might be working on a wearable that can track how you're feeling. It's reportedly an Alexa-powered device. It's unclear how far ...
22:16, 05/23/2019

Amazon patent filing for new Alexa feature could leave users concerned about their privacy Anyone with an Alexa-enabled device knows that to summon the virtual assistant, you need to call out her name first followed by the task you wish her ...
10:16, 05/28/2019

Amazon Patent Tips Plans to Record Users Even Before 'Alexa' Wake Word A newly-published patent application from Amazon shows that the e-commerce giant is planning to let Echo and other Alexa-enabled devices to record wha...
01:16, 05/26/2019

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...
00:00, 06/16/2019

Amazon is testing a Spanish-language Alexa experience in the US ahead of a launch this year Amazon announced today it has begun to ask customers to participate in a preview program that will help the company build a Spanish-language Alexa ex...
01:00, 04/30/2019

Bose to launch new wireless headphones with voice-activated Alexa in late June Headphones with support for digital assistants like Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri have become trivial in the last couple of years. However, most of...
12:48, 06/12/2019

‘Users have no idea’: Mozilla exec says Amazon Alexa recordings ‘shocked’ his family Alan Davidson, the vice-president of global policy, trust and security for the company that makes the Firefox browser, appeared at a Canadian committe...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Alexa Chung Celebrates Barbour Collab With "Simply The Fest" Pub Quiz Before Glastonbury Held at The Albion in Dalston, Chung circulated a crowd including Daisy Lowe, Mary Charteris and Henry Holland, before helping compere Nick Grimshaw w...
16:32, 06/21/2019

Bose adds Google Assistant to smart speakers and soundbars already supporting Alexa While Amazon and Google are battling for first place among the world's smart speaker vendors, the two tech giants remain open to hardware competition ...
02:32, 05/22/2019

First Look: Alexa Chung’s Liam Gallagher-Inspired Barbour Collection Is A “Waxy Dream” “The collaboration was an opportunity for me to explore how the Alexa Chung brand interprets an iconic and historic label that is woven into the Briti...
10:48, 06/09/2019

Sonos finally supports Google Assistant voice control (and it plays nice with Alexa) I’ve been trying to avoid the word “finally” in my headlines, but I think this one gets a pass: Over a year and a half after it was originally promise...
19:16, 05/14/2019

Amazon's Alexa will be able to plan your date night by booking tickets, Ubers and dinner At its re:Mars conference, Amazon showed the Alexa of the future. The voice assistant will be able to seamlessly book everything you need for a date. ...
04:32, 06/07/2019

Lawsuits Claim Amazon's Alexa Voice Assistant Illegally Records Children Without Consent A pair of federal lawsuits against Amazon seeking class action status allege that the e-commerce giant’s Alexa voice assistant technology “routinely r...
05:16, 06/13/2019

Amazon's Alexa voice assistant illegally records children without consent, lawsuits claim Amazon's Alexa devices are recording children without their consent, in violation of laws in at least eight states, according to a lawsuit filed in Se...
19:32, 06/13/2019

Cavalier Air speaker system hands-on: Wireless charging, Alexa control, and big room sound Smart speakers are found in millions of homes today, but that doesn't mean you can't have an intelligent speaker system that looks great and also offe...
23:32, 04/29/2019

Tan France and Alexa Chung to host Netflix's new fashion competition, Next In Fashion Great news for those of us who enjoy watching Queer Eye and facing some hard truths about how poorly we dress: Netflix has announced a new fashion com...
23:32, 05/17/2019

Amazon Echo vs Echo Plus: which Alexa speaker is the one for you? So you’ve decided that you want a smart speaker. You’ve ruled out the Apple HomePod and its sometimes-sketchy Siri voice companion, and ...
13:32, 05/31/2019

President Trump Visited Japan’s Biggest Warship Since World World II. Here’s What to Know About the JS Kaga For the last day of President Donald Trump’s highly stage-managed state visit to Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe took him to tour the Japanese ...
22:32, 05/28/2019

Florida woman visits every country in the world, breaks 4 world records She really wanted to get out of Florida. After graduating from Vanderbilt University in 2017, Pensacola native Taylor Demonbreun decided to do some tr...
01:48, 06/21/2019

Nurse who ran London Marathon in scrubs given world record, after Guinness World Records backtracks A British nurse who was originally denied a world record for running the fastest marathon in a nurse's uniform because she wore scrubs instead of a sk...
19:32, 05/09/2019

Women's World Cup: Marta equals World Cup scoring record despite shock Brazil defeat Brazil star Marta enjoyed a record-breaking evening at the Women's World Cup but could not prevent her country from a shock 3-2 defeat at the hands of...
23:00, 06/13/2019

FIFA Women's World Cup: Brazil's Marta overtakes Miroslav Klose as leading World Cup scorer She's a six-time world player of the year and has now scored 17 World Cup goals, but Marta has never won women's football's biggest prize. Judging by ...
15:00, 06/19/2019

5 world-changing ideas: our top picks for World Creativity and Innovation Day A low-cost, tiny home that provides everything you need. A boat made of recycled plastic and flip-flops. Vaccine-delivery drones… As the planet marks ...
19:16, 04/28/2019

US women honor '99 world cup champions, and America, with World Cup jerseys When the U.S. women’s national soccer team take the field in France next month for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, they will have America’s support o...
13:48, 05/29/2019

Women's World Cup: Impressive TV viewer numbers in Germany and around the world Germany's national team received notable ratings for their first two Women's World Cup games, continuing a worldwide trend of decent viewer numbers. T...
00:00, 06/15/2019

How to Watch ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Live Online Around the World Live stream and score from England vs South Africa match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Au...
21:32, 05/30/2019

Wildlife World Zoo welcomes purr-fect jaguar cub to the world PHOENIX (KPNX) – Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari Park said its jaguar, Sara, is back in the spotlight. That’s because she now has a ...
04:32, 05/25/2019

World Cup: USWNT sends clear warning to rest of world SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Nancy Armour breaks down the USWNT's dominant win over Sweden in the final group game that should put the res...
04:32, 06/21/2019

'Alexa, take me to the moon.' Could Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin project be headed to the lunar surface? Bezos will make a rare public appearance Thursday in Washington, D.C., where he's expected to make some sort of an announcement about his secreti...
19:48, 05/09/2019

Trump reads FDR's D-Day prayer as Queen Elizabeth II, world leaders remember World War II Normandy landing President Donald Trump joined Queen Elizabeth II and world leaders in paying respect to Allied service members who took part in the D-Day landings. ...
20:16, 06/05/2019

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 annua...
10:32, 06/08/2019

'Alexa, take me to the moon.' Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin mission will be first commercial moon landing Blue Origin, Amazon CEO and Founder Jeff Bezos' rocket venture will be going to the moon, he announced Thursday in the nation's capital. &#...
23:32, 05/09/2019

'Alexa, take me to the moon.' Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin wants to take astronauts to the moon by 2024 Blue Origin, Amazon CEO and Founder Jeff Bezos' rocket venture, is planning a manned mission to the moon, he announced Thursday.   ...
02:48, 05/10/2019

How Airbnb took over the world In just 11 years, it has grown from nothing to a $30bn firm. But critics say Airbnb’s rise has come at a huge cost to urban life – and cities across t...
11:32, 05/05/2019

What would the world have been like without the Beatles? Danny Boyle and Richard Curtis’s film, Yesterday, imagines what might have happened if the Fab Four had never existed. Guardian writers and Beatles ex...
16:16, 06/19/2019

World Password Day: is this the last one? It might not be the most widely celebrated international celebration, but this year’s World Password Day (today), might be the last. At least f...
13:32, 05/02/2019

Top 10 end-of-the-world novels Fresh from writing his own first sci-fi thriller, physicist and broadcaster Jim Al-Khalili chooses favourite books that tackle the Earth in perilHavin...
19:48, 05/08/2019

The 20 best smartphones in the world Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider What's the best smartphone? This list focuses primarily on high-end flagship devices, but the best flagship smar...
03:16, 05/26/2019

The UN wants to get everyone in the world connected UNITED NATIONS — An independent UN panel called Monday for much greater cooperation to bring digital technology to roughly half the world’s people and...
23:16, 06/11/2019

You Will Never Smell My World the Way I Do Scientists find that whiskey’s smokiness, the smell of beets and lily of the valley perfume can be utterly different depending on your genetic wiring....
12:16, 05/03/2019

Do the USA women need to win the World Cup to win it all? The World Cup and an ongoing gender discrimination lawsuit against the US Soccer Federation will coalesce into a summer of the highest stakes for the ...
11:16, 05/22/2019

Is the World Really Overpopulated? The notion that we’re headed towards some kind of populational apocalypse—that there exists a line which, once crossed, will lead inexorably to mass s...
22:48, 05/20/2019

The World's Fastest Tuk Tuk Hit 74 MPH In many parts of the world, tuk tuks are a crucial method of transportation. They are compact, cost-friendly and can give passengers an open-air exper...
22:00, 05/28/2019

Did Big Tech Get Too Big? More of the World Is Asking The rise of global technology superstars like Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google created new challenges for the competition watchdogs who enforce anti...
22:16, 06/07/2019

The Feminist Imperative to Believe Another World Is Possible It makes a perverse kind of sense that the election of a gleeful, pussy-grabbing misogynist to the highest office in the land would cause a feminist b...
11:00, 05/03/2019

How many more will die in US heatwaves as world warms? Enlarge (credit: Garrett Ziegler / Flickr) One of the more obvious risks of climate change is an increased frequency of extreme heatwaves. Particula...
04:48, 06/07/2019

Why everyone is talking about World Cup goalkeepers Talking to the BBC at half-time, England coach Phil Neville said that his team was facing the best goalkeeper at the Women's World Cup. The evidence o...
12:48, 06/20/2019

From the archive: is British TV the best in the world? From apartheid South Africa to Australia, the US and Japan, Peter Batty finds little to match public service television at home in 1975The cover line ...
08:16, 06/02/2019

The world's craziest roads Ready for a road trip you'll never forget? Set your sights on one of these adventurous stretches of highway that provide access to some of the most ar...
01:32, 06/20/2019

World's best superyacht revealed Hybrid sailing ship Black Pearl and 90-meter DAR are among the winners at the 2019 World Superyacht Awards held in London. Find out what other luxury ...
02:32, 05/21/2019

Around the world with Rick Perry Energy Secretary Rick Perry is set to ramp up his shuttle diplomacy this summer, as he and his deputies fan out to advance U.S. interests from the hea...
07:48, 06/07/2019

Learning What Vets Could Not Tell: What They Did in World War II Seventy-five years after D-Day, families of veterans who never spoke about the war are turning to professional researchers to piece their stories toge...
22:16, 06/05/2019

It’s the algorithm’s world (we’re just living in it) One of the most controversial political theorists of the 20th century was Francis Fukuyama, who postulated that history had ended. What did he mean by...
13:00, 05/10/2019

World Cup: How US can avenge its last disaster to win it all The U.S. rolled through the last Women’s World Cup as one of the greatest teams of all time. But they crashed out of their last major tourney — the 20...
00:48, 06/09/2019

28 most polluted cities in the world To identify the world’s most polluted cities, 24/7 Tempo reviewed the average annual concentration of particulate matter in nearly 1,300 cities....
19:16, 06/06/2019

This big league catcher was also a spy during World War II Moe Berg was a big league catcher who became a big time spy during World War II. Filmmaker Aviva Kempner tells his story in a new documentary, and tel...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Ace of Face: an A-Z of the best skincare in the world right now From stickers that zap spots to 3D-printed face masks and a new service that gives your routine an eco overhaul, Sophie Qureshi rounds up the latest a...
08:48, 05/09/2019

Women's World Cup: Top 10 goals so far The 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup has been loaded with spectacular scores, but UPI broke down the best of the best with the top finishes from the first ...
23:32, 06/18/2019

It's the World Slime Convention! Let's Goo! Welcome to the World Slime Convention, where fans and purveyors of the internet's gloppiest trend gather to network and talk shop—many with their pare...
15:48, 05/20/2019

The Avengers Just Took Over Our World. We Need to Talk. With “Endgame” hijacking the box office — and the cultural conversation — five writers assembled to discuss these superhero-saturated times we live in...
10:16, 05/01/2019

Celebrating Pride around the world We may never know who threw the first brick outside the Stonewall Inn on Christopher Street in Manhattan's Greenwich Village in the wee hours of June ...
17:00, 05/16/2019

The World Has an E-Waste Problem As a tech-hungry nation flush with cash gets ready to upgrade to the next generation of lightning-fast 5G devices, there is a surprising environmental...
14:00, 05/23/2019

The 28 most polluted cities in the world To identify the world’s most polluted cities, 24/7 Tempo reviewed the average annual concentration of particulate matter in nearly 1,300 cities....
17:16, 06/04/2019

These are the 50 most valuable brands in the world Just more than half of the 50 most valuable brands in the world are owned by U.S. companies. Among them: Amazon, Starbucks, Walmart and AT&T.  &...
13:00, 05/20/2019

The Most Beautiful Tank In The World Daniel Joustra is an artist at Guerrilla Games, the developers of Killzone and Horizon Zero Dawn. He’s also worked on games like Star Citizen....
07:16, 05/10/2019

This is the world's cheapest 1TB SSD for the next 10 hours Until 2359 tonight, eBay UK is doing 15% off electronics which will bring the price of the SU650 to an all time low of £72.24 (including VAT). &#...
17:32, 05/24/2019

US in the World Cup quarterfinals after 2-1 win over Spain Megan Rapinoe converted a pair of penalty kicks and the United States set up a much-anticipated quarterfinal meeting with host France at the Women&apo...
21:16, 06/24/2019

How bitcoin could change the art world British artist David Hockney smashed records last year when his "Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)" sold at auction in New York for $90 mi...
21:16, 04/28/2019

Easter celebrated around the world Christians around the world are marking Holy Week, commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, leading up to his resurrection on Easter.  ...
21:16, 04/28/2019

Most beautiful places around the world The world's a spectacular place, full of hidden and overt beauty in every corner. But beauty's also subjective. It'd be impossible to get a unanimous ...
21:32, 04/28/2019

Too Much Of The World Cup Is Just Soccer Failing To Get Out Of Its Own Way Ideally, this would be a story about the best saves of the group stage from the group stage of the 2019 World Cup. The field for this eighth run of th...
01:48, 06/21/2019

US and Thailand are last to kick off the World Cup Thailand kicks off the Women's World Cup on Tuesday with a seemingly overwhelming challenge in the defending champion United States   ...
03:32, 06/11/2019

The world's safest airlines It's not something most avid travelers think about, but knowing you're in reliable hands when flying from one side of the world to the other is always...
15:00, 04/29/2019

How to bet the 2019 women’s World Cup An already busy summer sports betting schedule will soon be joined by the 2019 women’s World Cup. Host France and the United States are virtual co-fav...
21:16, 06/04/2019

The world's most unusual landscapes Check out 24 of the world's must unusual landscapes -- from the hellish Darvaza Gas Crater in Turkmenistan to the "snow monsters" of Mount Zao, Japan....
10:00, 06/05/2019

Why this is the world's most unequal country More than two decades have passed since South Africa overhauled a racist regime designed to keep the country's black population under the thumb of an ...
11:00, 05/08/2019

So, what should we do with the Kyle Kashuvs of this world? It was hardly unfair for Harvard to reject a teen activist with a history of racist slurs. But we still haven’t grappled with what redemption should l...
21:16, 06/19/2019

France goes 3-0 at World Cup with 1-0 win over Nigeria France completed World Cup group play with a 3-0 record for the first time, beating Nigeria 1-0 Monday night at Rennes when Wendie Renard converted a ...
14:16, 06/18/2019

|World’sbiggestminerseescoal'seraendinginshifttothebatteryage BHP Group, the world’s biggest miner, sees the outlook for thermal coal as challenged and won’t add production as it prioritises growth in commodities...
13:16, 05/22/2019

World's first 8K OLED TV goes on sale LG has started taking orders for its groundbreaking 8K OLED TV, heralding in the age of consumer 8K television on an OLED panel. While the enormo...
12:32, 06/03/2019

Poll: 59% predict World War III As the nations that made up the allied forces ready for Thursday’s 75th anniversary of D-Day, a sizable majority of Americans believe another world wa...
18:32, 06/05/2019

Which is the world's most musical city? Is it a metropolis like London or a New York – or a smaller city where music is the focus?The event was advertised as a “pedal steel all-dayer” – some...
09:16, 05/02/2019

Swipe right and travel around the world Most people can only dream of traveling the world with someone they love, but dating app Bumble will let one lucky employee take this bucket list item...
01:16, 06/08/2019

50 tallest buildings in the world 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat to determine the 50 tallest buildings in the world.   ...
15:32, 06/21/2019

Huawei’s first television could also be the world’s first 5G 8K TV Huawei is reportedly working on the first 5G 8K television and could unveil it as early as this year, according to Nikkei Asian Review. The Chinese te...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Women's World Cup 2019: What to look out for on day seven Brazil aim to maintain their winning start to the Fifa Women's World Cup against Australia in Group C, while day seven also sees South Africa face Chi...
02:00, 06/14/2019

World War II vet parachutes into Normandy 75 years after D-Day ASSOCIATED PRESS – A 97-year-old U.S. veteran has parachuted into Normandy — 75 years after he made the same journey on D-Day. Tom Rice of San D...
01:48, 06/06/2019

USWNT doubles down on all those World Cup celebrations The United States Women’s National Team isn’t backing down to celebration critics. As the USWNT thrashed Thailand 13-0 in their World Cup opener Tuesd...
23:16, 06/12/2019

Soto leads US over Nigeria 2-0 at Under-20 World Cup Sebastian Soto scored a pair of goals, and the United States beat Nigeria 2-0 at the Under-20 World Cup at Bielsko Biala, Poland, to rebound from an o...
01:48, 05/28/2019

| Infantino says would welcome China bid for 2030 World Cup FIFA president Gianni Infantino says he would welcome a Chinese bid to stage the 2030 World Cup after the country was named to host the Asian Cup in 2...
19:16, 06/05/2019

Baker's dozen for USA as they set a new World Cup record Holders USA have set a new record for FIFA World Cup finals, for either women or men, by thrashing Thailand 13-0 in their opening match of the 2019 to...
03:16, 06/12/2019

Women's World Cup: 6 things we've learned so far The women's World Cup has been exhilarating and controversial in equal measure; a fortnight of highs and lows, and thrills and spills. Here's what we ...
03:00, 06/21/2019

9 things to do in the yoga capital of the world For better or worse, the holy city of Rishikesh, which rests on the foothills of the Himalayas in northern India, will always be associated with the B...
05:48, 06/21/2019

Sunrise at Stonehenge will now be visible around the world Summer solstice is launch date for live feed from camera close to the stonesFor thousands of years people have made the pilgrimage to Stonehenge to ga...
02:16, 06/21/2019

What would you pay to drink the most delicious coffee in the world? A coffee shop in San Francisco just got 10 pounds of the most-delicious and rare coffee in the world. It's $75 a cup.     &#...
21:00, 05/13/2019

'An explosion of joy': U.S. defend World Cup celebrations U.S. captain Megan Rapinoe on Wednesday defended her under-fire team mates' exuberant celebrations during their record 13-0 World Cup victory over Tha...
22:32, 06/12/2019

What Happened After P.G. Wodehouse Was Captured During World War II The beloved British humorist — the creator of Wooster and Jeeves — was arrested by the Germans in 1940 and spent the remainder of the war in custody. ...
11:16, 06/04/2019

| 'Exuberant celebrations are part of a World Cup' The United States say their allegedly over-exuberant goal celebrations in their record demolition of Thailand at the World Cup were nothing to do with...
20:00, 06/15/2019

Secrets From the Most Sustainable Restaurant in the World “Farm to table” may seem like an over-utilized marketing phrase, used mostly to lure hipsters into Edison-bulb-lit eateries, and for the most part it ...
16:32, 05/10/2019

Why Japan Is Hosting the Rugby World Cup Japan will become the first Asian country to host rugby union’s marquee event, when 20 national teams compete for the Webb Ellis Cup. Venues for the n...
03:48, 06/21/2019

Sarri: Premier League is best in the world "Maurizio Sarri says the Premier League is the best in the world after Chelsea became the fourth and final team from England to book a spot in the sea...
09:00, 05/10/2019

And the least feminist nation in the world is... Denmark? A poll of more than 25,000 people in 23 major countries found that just one in six Danes consider themselves a feministIt is one of the best places in...
09:32, 05/10/2019

Germany gets another 1-0 win at World Cup, beating Spain VALENCIENNES, France (AP) — Germany is finding it far from easy going at the World Cup. Against a skillful Spain, the two-time world champions relied ...
21:00, 06/12/2019

5 Big Stories to Watch in the Women’s World Cup The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 kicks off in Paris on Friday. From new teams to new kits to a new host, here’s your cheat sheet for this y...
17:48, 06/05/2019

A 13-0 World Cup Rout? Thailand Is as Proud as Ever The women’s loss to the United States produced the most lopsided score in World Cup history. But soccer fans in Thailand say they were just happy thei...
13:16, 06/12/2019

Amazon is now the world’s most valuable brand. Amazon is now the world’s most valuable brand. The world’s least valuable brand: Amazon Warehouse Worker Pee in a Bottle Thirst Quencher....
05:48, 06/13/2019

Eid al-Fitr 2019 around the world – in pictures Muslims worldwide are celebrating Eid al-Fitr, the three-day festival marking the end of the Islamic holy fasting month of Ramadan Continue reading......
11:00, 06/05/2019

Why This Unexpected Animal Is The World's Most Trafficked Wildlife trafficking is the world's second largest black market, and there is one animal that is trafficked more than any other. Pangolin, a scale-cov...
07:48, 05/07/2019

The mysterious world of British food British food isn't bad. It's just misunderstood. It's high time we reevaluate our assumptions with 20 classic dishes -- from Yorkshire pudding to jell...
15:48, 06/12/2019

He Couldn’t Talk About What He Saw in World War II. So He Painted It. The aristocrat-turned-commando Guy de Montlaur was a hero of the French liberation. His paintings of D-Day depict scenes that haunted him his entire l...
11:16, 06/12/2019

A guide to the world’s most stunning gems Sapphire The most famous sapphire engagement ring in recent history was given by Prince Charles to Lady Diana. Nearly three decades later, their son P...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Hit the mute button: why everyone is trying to silence the outside world Uber is trialling a feature that allows customers to stop their drivers from talking. But there’s growing evidence that cutting ourselves off like thi...
09:00, 06/12/2019

A world breaks apart: When parents split up Parents may have good reasons for separating. But their children often find their world in shatters. It doesn't have to be an endless catastrophe, tho...
17:32, 05/21/2019

Netflix’s Rim Of The World shows where sci-fi is headed Enlarge / Netflix really knows how to keep this controller in the hand of certain niche audiences. (credit: Aytac Unal/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) ...
20:16, 05/27/2019

Women's World Cup: six things we've learned so far The women's World Cup has been exhilarating and controversial in equal measure; a fortnight of highs and lows, and thrills and spills. Here's what we ...
10:16, 06/21/2019

Law changes for women's World Cup but not Nations League Changes to the laws of the soccer, which came into effect at the start of the month, will not be applied to this week's Nations League finals but will...
15:32, 06/04/2019

U.S. Suicide Rates Are the Highest They’ve Been Since World War II U.S. suicide rates are at their highest since World War II, according to federal data—and the opioid crisis, widespread social media use and hig...
17:00, 06/20/2019

Why in the world does Joel Embiid fall down so much? Joel Embiid is known for his elite social media game, his adoration of The Process and his MVP-level play. But watch any Sixers game, and you'll see s...
19:48, 05/09/2019

These 15 countries control the world’s oil The 15 countries with the largest proven oil reserves span five continents and control between 12.8 billion barrels to 303.2 billion barrels of oil. ...
14:16, 05/22/2019

This US city has the most billionaires per capita in the world Billionaires like views of the Pacific Ocean. San Francisco has more billionaires per inhabitant in the world — with one billionaire for approximately...
21:32, 05/09/2019

Top 10 Unique Holiday Traditions Around The World A video by Insh takes a look at some of these unique holiday traditions around the world - ranging from Spain's famous La Tomatina to Thailand's 'feas...
15:48, 05/06/2019

Summer solstice: Traditions around the world From Sweden's Midsummer to Eastern Europe's Kupala, the summer solstice celebrates the longest day of the year and the romance that comes with it. Lea...
00:48, 06/16/2019

Queen says 'thank you' as world leaders mark D-Day The Queen has paid tribute to the "heroism" of D-Day troops, marking 75 years since the Normandy landings that changed the course of the Second World ...
05:48, 06/06/2019

Deontay Wilder: ‘I am the most dangerous man in the world’ But Deontay Wilder needs the Anthony Joshua fight or the Tyson Fury rematch to live up to his own claims, writes John Dennen The post Deontay Wilder: ...
18:32, 05/20/2019

New Zealand becomes first in world to unveil 'well-being' budget New Zealand on Thursday announced a new budget worth billions of dollars to benefit mental health services and child poverty in its first so-called "w...
16:16, 05/30/2019

| Koepka returns to world No 1 after 4th major Brooks Koepka returned to the top of the world rankings on Monday after his nerve-jangling second straight US PGA Championship victory at Bethpage Bla...
16:00, 05/20/2019

The end of a relationship feels like the end of the world on Big Little Lies Last week, Big Little Lies went a bit insular by focusing on the family unit; this week, our little Monterey group is looking outward, drawing paralle...
09:32, 06/24/2019

Women's World Cup: Who's playing, schedule and everything else you need to know The highly anticipated 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off on June 7 for a month-long tournament that will take 24 teams and thousands of fans all a...
05:00, 05/29/2019

11 best open world games on PC today Now that gaming PCs are more powerful than ever before, the best PC games have evolved in ways no one would have seen coming a decade ago. If you want...
16:32, 04/30/2019

I.M. Pei, World-Renowned Architect, Is Dead at 102 Mr. Pei, a committed modernist, was one of the few architects equally attractive to real estate developers, corporate chieftains and art museum boards...
01:16, 05/17/2019

Besides Jaguar, Who Else Has Multiple World Car Wins? Nissan has won 3 trophies overall, which includes the first gen Leaf EV bagging World Car in 2011. The Lexus LS 460 gave Toyota Group its maiden WCOTY...
10:00, 04/30/2019

This Could Be the World's First Smartphone With a 64-Megapixel Camera Samsung is reportedly working on an updated version of the Galaxy A70 with its new 64-megapixel camera sensor. The phone is expected to release in the...
14:48, 05/23/2019

US loses Under-20 World Cup opener 2-1 to Ukraine Denys Popov scored on a header off a corner kick in the 51st minute, and Ukraine beat the United States 2-1 Friday at Bielsko Biala, Poland, in the Am...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Failed Airlines That Were Too Weird for This World Flying can be an excruciating experience these days. The CEO of United Airlines recently admitted that by the time passengers sit down on his planes, ...
21:16, 04/29/2019

US loses to Ecuador 2-1 in Under-19 World Cup quarterfinal The United States has been knocked out of the Under-20 World Cup at the quarterfinal stage for the third straight tournament, losing to Ecuador 2-1 Sa...
21:32, 06/08/2019

Hazard sets sights on becoming 'best in the world' "Eden Hazard was officially unveiled as a Real Madrid player on Thursday - and told fans he will seek to become the world\u0027s best player after lea...
10:48, 06/14/2019

World War II bomb defused in Berlin A World War II bomb has been found and defused near the German capital's famous Alexanderplatz. Authorities have said they were able to safely destroy...
03:48, 06/15/2019

The world revisits Leonardo da Vinci Leonardo da Vinci, the polymath from Tuscany, died 500 years ago this year. He was both an artist and scientist, who, despite his lowly origins, kept ...
15:48, 05/01/2019

Don’t look now, but the PC is the world’s biggest gaming platform I dare you to think up a better image for a "PC gaming win." (credit: dno1967b / Flickr) If you follow the business side of the game industry at all...
11:48, 05/02/2019

At $75 a cup, "World's Most Expensive Coffee" A California coffee chain is serving an ultra rare, award-winning Panamanian coffee at $75 a cup. It's said to be the most expensive coffee in th...
00:00, 05/16/2019

How Frank became the most famous headcover in the world He's been on Tiger's bag, basically, from the beginning. How a random gift from his mother became a Tiger trademark and changed the life of the woman ...
15:00, 06/11/2019

10 of the most incredible yoga settings in the world From thermal craters in Utah to ancient caves in Tuscany, and an underwater restaurant in the Maldives, here are some of the best spots to get your do...
20:00, 06/19/2019

Schoenfield: Even the Dodgers' rookies are out of this world Will Smith followed fellow rookies Matt Beaty and Alex Verdugo by capping off a weekend of walk-off homers in L.A., showing the Dodgers' depth knows n...
06:16, 06/24/2019

France take first step toward possible World Cup glory France head coach Corinne Diacre said her side had taken their first step toward women's World Cup success but warned they must stay grounded after th...
03:48, 06/08/2019

Dad shows blind 3-year-old the world (WCSH) Nolan Desmond is blind, but his dad refuses to let it stop him from experiencing the world. “The only way that I deal with it is that I h...
22:00, 06/18/2019

Racing lines: The ultimate lap… around the world Nothing is quite so daunting - and adventurous - as a 22,000 mile, cross-continental vintage and classic rally We all love a road trip, so how about...
12:00, 05/23/2019

The 10 worst major airports in the world Francisco Seco/Associated Press The air-travel website AirHelp has released a ranking of 133 major airports across the world. The airports were evalu...
12:16, 05/16/2019

After China's import ban, where to with the world's waste? When China announced it would no longer recycle the world's old plastic bottles, cardboard boxes and tattered newspapers, it triggered a global trash ...
15:48, 05/01/2019

For Spain, Investment Pays Off at the World Cup Dozens of countries have embraced women’s soccer in recent years. Few have done so quite as completely as Spain, which faces the United States on Mond...
08:16, 06/24/2019

Japan Arrive At The World Cup With A New Look And Something To Prove The USA’s top nemesis in the Women’s World Cup comes into 2019 with plenty of questions to answer, despite winning it all in 2011 and placing second i...
23:16, 06/08/2019

Jamal Khashoggi fiancee: 'The world still has not done anything' Hatice Cengiz criticises lack of action and calls for sanctions on Saudi ArabiaHatice Cengiz, the fiancee of Jamal Khashoggi, the journalist killed at...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Norway opens World Cup with 3-0 win over Nigeria REIMS, France (AP) — Guro Reiten and Lisa Marie Utland scored to help Norway open the Women’s World Cup with a 3-0 victory over Nigeria on Satur...
04:00, 06/09/2019

Regulators Around the World Are Circling Facebook Facebook revealed that it expected a record fine from the F.T.C. That could be one of many moves against the company by governments on four continents...
19:32, 04/28/2019

Women's World Cup: Canada 1-0 Cameroon A header by Kadeisha Buchanan, voted best young player at the 2015 Women's World Cup, ensures Canada open their 2019 campaign with a win over Cameroon...
23:48, 06/10/2019

'World's first' 360-degree infinity pool For thrill-seeking swimmers, the chance to take a death-defying dip might not be far away. Plans to build a rooftop infinity pool -- with 360-degree v...
10:48, 06/10/2019

ITF announces changes to World Tennis Tour The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has announced a major change to "optimize" the structure of lower-rung professional tournaments, six months ...
23:32, 05/23/2019

It’s ‘time to #EndTB’, says UN on World Tuberculosis Day Tuberculosis, or TB, is not only the world's top infectious killer, it is also the leading cause of deaths among people with HIV and a major cause of ...
19:16, 04/28/2019

US tops Germans 3-1 for 5th win in row at world championship KOSICE, Slovakia (AP) — Dylan Larkin scored a tiebreaking goal midway through the third period and the United States went on to beat Germany 3-1 Sunda...
21:16, 05/19/2019

World War II bomb discovered in Berlin A World War II bomb has been found near the German capital's famous Alexanderplatz. Authorities have said the detonator of the 100-kilogram behemoth w...
00:00, 06/15/2019

Meet the Art World's Rising Stars Young creators are blending traditional techniques with digital savvy, making works that are in demand at auctions and museums—here are five to watch....
00:16, 06/17/2019

Abandoned sacred places around the world From black-stoned pyramids staggering out of the Sudanese desert to the silhouetted bare bones of England's Gothic Whitby Abbey in North Yorkshire str...
16:16, 05/29/2019

O’Sullivan: Why I'm finished with World Championship "Ronnie O’Sullivan has renewed his feud with snooker’s administration by again threatening to skip high-profile tournaments including the World Champi...
01:48, 05/24/2019

Museum of the Future: A new world icon? In Dubai, the Museum of the Future aims to serve as a base to explore the greatest challenges and technologies that will shape the world of tomorrow....
19:48, 06/10/2019

On Soccer: The World’s Most Dominant Team Isn’t Who You Think Olympique Lyonnais will play for its fourth Women’s Champions League title on Saturday. There may not be a team on earth that can match its talent adv...
21:32, 05/17/2019

World’s top steelmaker to cut output further in Europe LONDON (AP) — The world’s largest steel maker, ArcelorMittal, has announced further cuts to production at several plants in Europe due to weak d...
12:48, 05/29/2019

US and Thailand are the last teams to kickoff the World Cup The United States and Thailand will be the last teams to kickoff the World Cup when they play on Tuesday night in Reims      ...
20:16, 06/09/2019

Experience: I manage the last Blockbuster in the world It was just us and a store in Perth, Australia. They called the night they closed to wish us all the bestI remember watching my first rental movie whe...
14:16, 05/17/2019

Putin seems to pop up wherever there is a political vacuum in the world Russian President Vladimir Putin capped a week of high-profile diplomacy on Friday, when he appeared at the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing -- and rece...
20:32, 04/28/2019

Picking up the pieces of the new world (dis)order Wolfgang Ischinger, chairman of the Munich Security Conference, said that the world has fallen into a "great strategic puzzle." It is unclear who coul...
19:16, 05/23/2019

In Iraq Museum, ‘Things There That Are Nowhere Else in the World’ The Iraq Museum has a majestic, world-class collection of ancient art dating back 5,000 years, but it struggles to connect with an audience of younger...
10:16, 06/09/2019

The curious fate of the eighth wonder of the world People travelled from far and wide to see New Zealand’s spectacular pink and white terraces. Then they were destroyed in a volcanic eruption – or were...
23:48, 04/28/2019

11 unmissable wonders of the natural world Seven wonders of the world? Too few! We dial it up to 11 with this selection of nature’s greatest hits – unique environments all too often in trouble...
23:48, 04/28/2019

Netherlands advances at Women's World Cup with 3-1 win Vivianne Miedema scored a goal in each half Saturday to advance the Netherlands into the second round of the Women's World Cup for the second straight...
13:48, 06/17/2019

World Cup: USWNT looks for revenge against Sweden SportsPulse: They're already on to the knockout stage but that doesn't make their final group match against Sweden any less important. For U...
23:48, 06/18/2019

Sam Neill is the world's proudest duck dad Sam Neill’s social media presence is one of the few truly uplifting places left on the internet. Amidst a landscape of angry tweets and bad jokes, th...
17:48, 06/24/2019

Argentina makes World Cup history At the final whistle, goalkeeper Vanina Correa fell to her knees as her teammates embraced each other. Though they had not won, they had created histo...
03:32, 06/11/2019

Spain 1-2 USA: Women's World Cup last 16 – as it happened The reigning champions set up a date with France in the quarter-finals after a nervy win over SpainRead Caitlin Murray’s match report 7.37pm BST Rela...
20:48, 06/24/2019

Aurora prizes independence in AV world After its breakup with VW, Aurora began a fresh pairing with FCA, and VW apparently moved closer to a new tie-up with Ford that could reshape the auto...
09:00, 06/17/2019

Why everyone is talking about goalkeepers at the Women's World Cup Talking to the BBC at half-time, England coach Phil Neville said that his team was facing the best goalkeeper at the Women's World Cup. The evidence o...
00:32, 06/20/2019

World's best airline for 2019 revealed The public has voted: The 2019 countdown of the world's best airlines has been revealed at the Paris Air Show, with the winning airline taking the top...
18:48, 06/18/2019

Tennis: Barty a win away from world number one Ashleigh Barty will become the first Australian woman to be ranked world number one in more than 40 years if she beats her doubles partner Julia Goerg...
21:16, 06/22/2019

US suicide rate at its highest since the end of the second world war Suicide rates in the US are at their highest since the second world war, and a new report shows an increase among Native Americans and Asian or Pacifi...
13:00, 06/20/2019

Soccer: Ebi set for fifth women’s World Cup appearance Defender Onome Ebi was named to play at her fifth women’s World Cup when she was included on Saturday in Nigeria’s squad for next month’s finals in Fr...
20:00, 05/25/2019

For Men Who Will Try Anything to Get Taller, There's a World of Grifts and Gimmicks No matter how old you are, the website Height Maximizer claims it can provide you with “legitimate information that will actually help you become tall...
17:32, 05/02/2019

USA men could be rugby world champions this weekend – no, really Earn three more points than Fiji in Paris and Mike Friday, Perry Baker and the rest of the Eagles will be in sevens heavenIf the USA men’s sevens team...
08:16, 06/01/2019

PEN World Voices Festival: Meditations on war Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New Y...
21:48, 05/03/2019

Best of the 2019 College World Series The 2019 College World Series is underway in Omaha, Nebraska. Take a look at the best images from the NCAA's baseball championships.   ...
01:48, 06/18/2019

PEN World Voices Festival: It happened to me Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New Y...
21:48, 05/03/2019

How ‘Cybersovereignty’ Splits the Once World Wide Web Early on, the narrative around the internet was it should be unfettered and borderless, a global commons. That didn’t last. China’s President Xi Jinpi...
23:48, 05/02/2019

The World’s Most Consumed Alcohol Is One You Might Not Have Tried. But It’s Coming to a Bar Near You “You’re going to drink a little more than you like, and you can’t refuse,” the late Anthony Bourdain told his co-star Eric Rip...
08:16, 05/23/2019

The New New World: In China, Some Fear the End of ‘Chimerica’ As the trade war with the U.S. threatens to decouple the world’s two largest economies, some in China argue that the two sides benefit from the relati...
19:00, 05/14/2019

World's most popular theme parks It's no surprise that Disney dominates among theme parks, and upcoming Star Wars land openings are likely to give the entertainment behemoth a big att...
16:32, 05/31/2019

Australia: The World’s Most Secretive Democracy? Raids targeting journalists this week are the latest examples of how far the country’s government will go to scare officials and reporters into submis...
15:00, 06/05/2019

How Trump’s Trade War Is Being Fought Around the World Mexico, China, Japan, Europe, Canada: The White House’s various conflicts add up to a broad assault on a postwar effort to build economic ties around ...
16:48, 05/31/2019

Lenovo reveals the world’s first foldable PC At Accelerate 2019, Lenovo showed off the “world’s first foldable PC,” which will be part of the company’s flagship ThinkP...
14:00, 05/14/2019

The World Cries Out for Onion Derivatives The cost of onions is causing tears in India. An onion futures market, which would damp volatility in the price of the aromatic bulb, might help dry t...
16:32, 06/13/2019

These cities have the best quality of life in the world If you want to live well, move to Zurich. That’s according to a new ranking from Deutsche Bank that analyzes prices and living standards around the wo...
21:48, 05/20/2019

Luxurious hotel spas around the world Nothing relaxes quite like a proper spa treatment, and theses luxury resorts are making a splash with stunning settings and intricate treatments. ...
00:16, 06/12/2019

How to get a leg up wagering lopsided World Cup matchups Oh say, can you see … on the sports betting schedule … the United States Women’s National Team will finally take the pitch in the 2019 World Cup. Unfo...
19:00, 06/11/2019

Women's World Cup: Revolution in Spain With Champions League finalists and record attendances, women's football is booming in Spain. Now at only their second ever World Cup, some even have ...
19:00, 06/11/2019

New real-world features we'd like to see for iOS 13 Apple's WWDC conference starts Monday, showcasing new features we'll see on iPhones and iPads in the fall. The event kicks off at 10 a.m. PT...
19:00, 06/01/2019

| These are just 9 of the world's worst serial killers Former German hospital nurse Niels Hoegel, who was handed a life sentence for murdering 85 patients in his care, is believed to be the most prolific s...
15:48, 06/06/2019

Trekking Through a Mysterious, Mesmerizing Old World This village-to-village trek in Georgia’s Caucasus Mountains zigzags through medieval farmsteads and scenery so distracting you’re liable to veer off ...
19:32, 05/02/2019

Women’s World Cup: tickets bought together may not be next to each other • Fifa: ‘Unfortunately we will not be able to modify your order’• Buyers call for rethink in response to Twitter announcementFifa has told fans that t...
01:48, 05/21/2019

Huawei founder: The US is fighting us because we want to ‘stand at the top of the world’ Ren Zhengfei, the billionaire founder of beleaguered Chinese electronics giant Huawei, sat down with Chinese state media on Tuesday to offer his respo...
10:32, 05/21/2019

World Cup 2019, New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: When And Where To Watch New Zealand, ranked fourth in the ICC ODI rankings, registered comprehensive win over India before losing to a batting-heavy Windies in the warm-ups....
17:00, 05/31/2019

Chile braced to face USWNT at World Cup The reigning Women's World Cup champion sure didn't ease into France 2019 as the US Women's National Team thrashed Thailand 13-0 in its opening game o...
15:32, 06/15/2019

Why the World Worries About Russia’s Natural Gas Pipeline A new natural gas pipeline into Europe from Russia is shaking up geopolitics. Nord Stream 2, as it’s called, worries leaders in Eastern Europe, has pu...
17:32, 06/13/2019

How Brooks Koepka morphed into best golfer in the world Other than the hulking PGA Tour player with the Popeye biceps bursting from his golf shirts, the intimidating, stoic Terminator expression piercing fr...
14:16, 05/19/2019

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 ...
00:16, 06/04/2019

Columbus Dreamed of a New World. His Son Found One in Books. Edward Wilson-Lee’s “The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books” charts the life of the explorer’s son, obsessed with assembling a great repository of knowled...
19:32, 05/31/2019

Can you name five female artists? How the art world is rewriting history The Australian Cruthers family are among a global movement of galleries and philanthropists putting the spotlight back on womenWhen Sydney-based arts ...
05:16, 05/28/2019

How 7 World Trade Center beat the odds It was the little lease that could — and now, the deal that proved to be the turning point in downtown’s commercial rebirth after 9/11 is getting a se...
06:48, 05/30/2019

Why are the best footballers in the world suing their bosses? – podcast The Women’s World Cup is nearing the knockout stages, with the tournament favourites, the US, in blistering form. But back home, the players are takin...
11:00, 06/20/2019

Airbnb to recreate trip from ‘Around the World in 80 Days’ LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lucky few will be able to live the adventures of Phileas Fogg from Jules Vernes’ classic “Around the World in 80 Days...
15:16, 06/13/2019

Jay-Z is world's first billionaire rapper, report claims In a new cover story, Forbes has valued the rapper and business mogul’s empire at $1bn, including real estate and other ventures Jay-Z has been named ...
22:32, 06/03/2019

World's biggest cave is even bigger than we thought Thanks to discoveries made during a recent expedition in Vietnam, it appears the world's largest cave, Son Doong, is even bigger than previously thoug...
05:48, 05/20/2019

Callum Smith: ‘I can beat anyone in the world at 168lbs’ Callum Smith excited to finally defend his WBA super-middleweight crown The post Callum Smith: ‘I can beat anyone in the world at 168lbs’ ...
20:00, 05/29/2019

France leads the world in mistrust of vaccines For Marie-Claire Grime, who works in a pharmacy northeast of Paris, questions about vaccines are a daily challenge. They come mainly from parents who ...
10:00, 06/19/2019

'It's ghost slavery': the troubling world of pop holograms Dead stars from Whitney Houston to Maria Callas are going on tour again. As Miley Cyrus explores the issue in a new Black Mirror, we uncover the great...
12:00, 06/01/2019

Big Question at the Hockey World Championship: Who’s No. 1 (in the Draft)? Jack Hughes of the U.S., the top-rated North American prospect, and Kaapo Kakko of Finland, the top European prospect, are under the microscope as the...
07:16, 05/21/2019

World needs to embrace hydrogen challenge, cut costs: IEA The world should take up the challenge to boost the use of hydrogen as a potentially emissions-free source of energy, the International Energy Agency ...
16:00, 06/14/2019

Monster Hunter World Iceborne expansion: What we know so far The Monster Hunter World Iceborne expansion really wants you to use the slinger. Adds new custom mods to boot.        ...
22:16, 05/10/2019

NASA details the most distant world we've ever observed Back in February, NASA released the clearest images of Ultima Thule -- the Kuiper Belt object New Horizons got close to in a flyby, which makes it the...
16:32, 05/17/2019

World War II comes to life in preserved color film WARNING: CONTAINS GRAPHIC VIDEO: George Stevens, the American film director, and cinematographer was assigned by General Dwight Eisenhower to head up ...
11:16, 05/29/2019

Nine Notorious Demons that Terrorized the Ancient World Storytellers have been telling tales of ancient demons wreaking havoc on humanity since the beginning of time.  ...
02:00, 05/19/2019

How to Live in a World That's Obsessed With Game of Thrones One more episode of Game of Thrones left. A lot of people are gonna have some postpartum feelings. I’m going to feel relieved. I’ve spent eight years ...
19:48, 05/13/2019

| WATCH: World Rugby's incredible 'Try and Stop Us' ad World Rugby introduced a campaign to grow women's rugby right around the world which includes a stunning advert that will certainly inspire a new gene...
21:00, 05/21/2019

How did one of the safest cities in the world descend into violence? Hong Kong is an extremely safe city, but in recent years, simmering tensions over the city's political future have created an underlying sense of unea...
15:32, 06/13/2019

The Norse Legend of the World Tree - Yggdrasil In 1643 a Bishop called Brynjolf Sveinsson was given 45 pieces of vellum containing poetry and prose from the heart of ancient Northern European indig...
21:16, 05/10/2019

Could Schwarz be next to shock the world and beat Fury? Tyson Fury is putting his lineal heavyweight title on the line in his Las Vegas debut. Tom Schwarz wants the belt, but to win it, he'll need to score ...
19:00, 06/15/2019

Mixed reality and the art world: an unlikely but ideal pairing The idea is that the value of VR art appreciates over the years just like physical art works. Limited editions show the market’s appreciation of a con...
06:16, 05/11/2019

World Telecommunication Day And Information Society Day: 5 Things To Know World Telecommunication Day and Information Society Day was formerly called World Telecommunications Day. In November 2005, the World Summit on the In...
10:48, 05/17/2019

Weah lifts US over Qatar 1-0, into U20 World Cup 2nd round Tim Weah scored in the 76th minute, and the United States beat Qatar 1-0 Thursday at Tychy, Poland, to advance to the round of 16 at the Under-20 Worl...
03:48, 05/31/2019

Reyna scores 5th goal as US qualifies for Under-17 World Cup BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Gio Reyna, a son of former U.S. national team captain Claudio Reyna, scored his fifth goal of the tournament as the Americans b...
00:32, 05/13/2019

Argentina women will cap amazing turnaround at World Cup When Argentina play at the women’s World Cup in France next month they will cap one of the most remarkable journeys in sport, from a team that did not...
22:32, 05/27/2019

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Is There Any Point In Dating When The World Is On Fire? Hello all you frightening nipplybeasts, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column to help you speed run through the worst parts o...
22:16, 05/30/2019

Inside the world's most beautiful libraries Italian photographer Massimo Listri ​takes us on a photographic journey of some of the oldest and most stunning libraries around the world in his book...
18:16, 05/21/2019

Huawei files to trademark mobile OS around the world after U.S. ban China's Huawei has applied to trademark its "Hongmeng" operating system (OS) in at least nine countries and Europe, data from a U.N. body shows, in a ...
11:16, 06/13/2019

Use your illusion: the magic supergroup that tricked the world They have left millions boggled with their graceful card acts, great escapes and audacious stunts. But can The Illusionists make magic’s fusty reputat...
01:16, 06/07/2019

Breaking down the College World Series field LAS VEGAS — If you are a baseball purist who likes to wager, the College World Series is for you. “I can’t wait for the CWS to get started,” said Dere...
04:48, 06/15/2019

World Looms Large in Fed Rate Plans Like it or not, the Fed is the world’s central bank. Thus, it is now signaling it will likely cut rates in coming months, not because the U.S. is head...
18:00, 06/20/2019

Is John Bolton the most dangerous man in the world? | Ben Armbruster The US is closer to war with Iran than it has been since the Bush years, or perhaps ever. And Bolton is largely to blameDonald Trump’s national securi...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Ethiopia's garment workers are the least paid in the world With a range of economic incentives like the freshly built industrial parks for garment manufacturing, Ethiopia has positioned itself to become one of...
02:00, 05/16/2019

World Cup shines spotlight on gender pay disparity "The players set to light up the Women\u0027s World Cup in France next month may play for big-name clubs like Barcelona, Arsenal and Juventus but, alt...
01:32, 05/16/2019

U.S. to focus on firepower in search of fourth World Cup The United States are widely tipped to retain their crown at the Women's World Cup but to do so they will have to focus on their firepower and park t...
21:00, 05/15/2019

World War II bomb in Hamburg prompts evacuation A thousand-pound US bomb dropped during the Second World War has been discovered in Hamburg, Germany. Authorities ordered the evacuation of a densely-...
21:48, 05/15/2019

| USA big-shots bruised, but victorious at World Relays The USA's track athletes were left with bloody noses at the World Relays, but ultimately emerged victorious after a bruising two days of competition i...
19:32, 05/12/2019

Spa World Rallycross: Timerzyanov gives Gronholm's team first win Triple European Rallycross champion Timur Timerzyanov claimed his first win in the world championship, and the first for World Rally legend Marcus Gro...
20:00, 05/12/2019

Singapore rated world's most competitive economy Singapore took the top spot as the world's most competitive economy led by an advanced technological infrastructure, a skilled workforce, favorable im...
00:16, 05/31/2019

Cardinals get 1st win over Rangers since 2011 World Series ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Paul DeJong homered and had a season-high four RBIs, Matt Carpenter’s opposite-field double off the very top of the outf...
05:48, 05/19/2019

The world is scary for girls. But there's never been a better time to parent I can’t shield my daughter from sexism and racism. But she will be more empowered to confront it than I ever was A few months ago I met my husband and...
17:00, 05/12/2019

U.S. favorites in toughest-ever Women's World Cup field The United States may be favorites to retain their Women's World Cup title but the rapid development of the game globally means they will face a tough...
21:00, 05/15/2019

US favourites in toughest-ever Women's World Cup field "The United States may be favourites to retain their Women\u0027s World Cup title but the rapid development of the game globally means they will face ...
20:00, 05/15/2019

Women's World Cup 2019: what are your hopes and expectations? The most anticipated Women’s World Cup in history is just days away. How will your country fare? Host nation France kick off the 2019 Women’s World Cu...
15:00, 06/03/2019

Polish far-right protests US law on World War II Jewish assets Polish nationalists say that Poland should not be required to pay compensation for assets stolen from Jews during World War II. A recent US law is int...
00:00, 05/12/2019

USA v Sweden: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! USA and Sweden meet in Le Havre for top spot in Group FTweet Tom at @tom_lutz or email him with your thoughtsHope Solo: why I called Sweden cowards 7....
21:00, 06/20/2019

European Markets Feel the World's Pain With its trade-dependent companies and weak banks, the eurozone is feeling the effects of intensifying concerns about global trade and a slowdown in t...
15:00, 05/31/2019

Martin Guptill Looking Forward To World Cup In England Martin Guptill has played 14 One Day Internationals in England, wherein he has scored 652 runs, averaging 54.33, his highest score being an unbeaten 1...
16:16, 05/15/2019

Monster Hunter World has a free trial on PS4 If Monster Hunter World completely passed you by when it released last year, you can make up for lost time by trying it out in a free trial on PS4 rig...
20:00, 05/11/2019

U.S. win both finals on opening day of IAAF World Relays "The United States dominated the opening day of the IAAF World Relays on Saturday, winning both finals of the newly introduced mixed events in Yokoham...
19:32, 05/11/2019

Airbnb to recreate ‘Around the World in 80 Days’ trip LOS ANGELES — A lucky few will be able to live the adventures of Phileas Fogg from Jules Verne’s classic “Around the World in 80 Days.R...
19:32, 06/13/2019

| First blood for USA at action-packed World Relays The United States threw down a marker on a dramatic opening night at the World Relays, capturing historic gold medals in the mixed shuttle hurdles and...
19:32, 05/11/2019

Here Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Threats to Press Freedom Around the World Azory Gwanda, a freelance journalist who has been missing in Tanzania since November 2017, remains at the top of a list of the 10 most severe threats ...
13:32, 06/03/2019

Even VAR Couldn't Ruin The Best Game Of The Women's World Cup You know what I love during a wild, up-and-down Women’s World Cup game between two flawed contenders? Stopping that wild play for roughly thirty minut...
21:48, 06/13/2019

China Says It Doesn't Want To Replace US As "Boss Of World" China doesn't seek to surpass the U.S. as the globe's dominant power but is prepared to "fight to the end" if needed, Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said...
22:48, 06/03/2019

Australia goes Kerr-azy after four-goal blitz at World Cup Tributes rained down on Sam Kerr in Australia on Wednesday after the striker-captain became the nation's first player - male or female - to score a Wo...
15:16, 06/19/2019

Netherlands 3-1 Cameroon: Women's World Cup – as it happened Arsenal’s Vivianne Miedema scored two goals, to become her country’s all-time leading goalscorer with 60, as the Dutch booked their place in the last ...
18:32, 06/15/2019

The world’s 20 fastest growing retailers Many retailers are struggling and quite a few are even closing up shop — but these 20 retailers are booming in-store and online.   &#...
19:48, 05/15/2019

Take a look at the most expensive SUV in the world: the $1.9 million Karlmann King If you're looking to spend $1.9 million on a new vehicle, an Italian armored car based on a Ford F-550 chassis is probably not on your radar. Kar...
14:16, 05/31/2019

The 10 best travel experiences around the world, ranked by TripAdvisor Italy, Chicago and Iceland tours top TripAdvisor's Travelers’ Choice Awards for Experiences, which spotlights the top tours around the worl...
23:16, 06/19/2019

Metta World Peace Is Ready for His Closeup. Again. World Peace, known as Ron Artest for much of his N.B.A. career, has become a strong voice on mental health and the subject of a documentary. But he kn...
04:48, 05/29/2019