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Hi-Tech Levitation Devices Used To “Float” Ancient Egyptian Sphinx

In 1913, archaeologists working with the Egyptian Antiquities Service, the Egypt Exploration Fund and the British School of Archaeology, excavated an enormous r...

Hi-Tech Levitation Devices Used To “Float” Ancient Egyptian Sphinx

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Was These Ancient Egyptian Bomb-Shells Chemical Or Natural Blondes? Egyptian noblewoman Tjuyu and her husband Yuya were important figures in Amenhotep III’s court and she is believed to have died in 1375 BC. Most widely known as being the great-grandmother of legendary pharaoh Tutankhamun, ...
20:13, 06/17/2019

Maat: Ancient Egyptian Goddess of Truth, Justice and Morality Maat, also known as Ma’at or Mayet, was a female goddess in the ancient Egyptian religion who represented truth, justice, balance and morality.  The daughter of the Egyptian sun deity Ra and wife of the moon god Thoth, she served a kind of spirit of ...
04:26, 06/10/2019

DNA from mummy's tomb reveals ancient Egyptian origins of watermelon DNA analysis has revealed that leaves found on an ancient Egyptian mummy came from a domesticated watermelon with sweet, red flesh just like modern varieties...
13:52, 05/22/2019

Why Are There 365 Days in a Year? Organizing Dates with an Ancient Egyptian Calendar The calendar is one of mankind’s most important inventions. Calendars allowed societies to organize time for religious, social, economic, and administrative purposes. The calendar, or rather, two sets of calendars, were invented by the ancient Egypti...
20:39, 05/16/2019

Acoustic Levitation: Floating on a Wave of Sound Experiments in sound or acoustic levitation are common and ongoing. Dozens of researchers have managed to use sound waves to levitate and move tiny particles and liquid droplets. Multiple vibrating plates are used to create different frequencies and ...
18:39, 06/16/2019

Secret sphinx room found in Roman palace Experts working on the restoration of Emperor Nero's vast palace in Rome have stumbled upon a secret, underground room decorated with panthers, centaurs and a sphinx....
15:00, 05/10/2019

Secret Chamber Painted With Centaurs, Sphinx Uncovered At Nero Palace A team of archaeologists have discovered a secret chamber decorated with detailed frescoes during restoration work at Emperor Nero's Domus Aurea or Golden Palace constructed two millennia ago....
04:13, 05/11/2019

EQT weighs bid to derail £1.5bn Trainline float The owner of one of Britain’s biggest veterinary care groups is exploring a potential bid to derail the £1.5bn flotation of Trainline, the rail booking app....
17:00, 06/06/2019

Warranty giant shelves £1bn sale or float One of the UK’s biggest insurers of home appliances has shelved plans for a sale or flotation valuing it at more than £1bn amid a lukewarm response from public and private market investors....
15:13, 06/18/2019

8-year-old on unicorn-shaped float rescued at sea OAK ISLAND, N.C. (AP) — A volunteer water rescue team saved an 8-year-old boy who floated away from the North Carolina coast on a raft shaped like a unicorn. News outlets report that the Ohio boy was at the beach on Oak Island on Monday when a gust o...
20:39, 06/06/2019

Ex-Asos chair gets on board for Trainline float The former chairman of Asos, the online fashion giant, is being lined up to help steer Trainline, the UK's biggest rail ticket booking app, through a £1.5bn stock market flotation....
15:39, 06/10/2019

PG&E to float $31 billion restructuring plan: Bloomberg Power producer PG&E Corp will propose a $31 billion bankruptcy restructuring plan that will include two funds worth a total of $34 billion to cover past and future wildfire claims, Bloomberg reported https://twitter.com/scottdeveau/status/11421179956...
20:39, 06/21/2019

Walmart 'seriously considering' stock market float for Asda The US owner of Asda has revealed that it is "seriously considering" a stock market flotation for the British supermarket chain after the collapse of its planned merger with Sainsbury's....
13:13, 05/15/2019

Stop Everything You're Doing and Buy This Giant Duck Pool Float for $10 I don’t care if you don’t own a pool or you don’t know anyone who has a pool. This $10 float is something everyone needs to look at and then impulse buy. Amazon exists solely for this duck pool float, at least right now.Read more......
19:13, 04/28/2019

The Only Thing You Need to Buy Today Is This Giant Flamingo Pool Float for $10 I don’t care if you don’t have a pool or don’t know someone with a pool. Why would you ever skip past a $10 flamingo pool float? If you had this float, you’d find a damn pool. Right now, you can get the Intex Flamingo Inflatable Ride-On for a little ...
03:52, 05/25/2019

Bernie Sanders, AOC float legislation to cap credit card interest at 15% Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez say legislation is needed to protect consumers from "greed" of credit card and banking industries.        ...
19:13, 05/09/2019

VW to float 10% of truck unit, seeks to raise 1.9 billion euros Volkswagen aims to raise up to 1.9 billion euros ($2.1 billion) by listing truck unit Traton, it said on Friday, scaling back earlier ambitions to list up to a quarter of the unit by opting to float a 10% stake....
19:52, 06/14/2019

Volkswagen to float 10% of truck unit, seeks to raise 1.9 billion euros Volkswagen aims to raise up to 1.9 billion euros ($2.1 billion) by listing truck unit Traton, it said on Friday, scaling back earlier ambitions to list up to a quarter of the unit by opting to float a 10% stake....
15:26, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Rail ticketing service Trainline plans London float Britain's Trainline said on Wednesday it planned to float the online rail and coach travel platform in London to increase its profile and tap into the growing demand for e-ticketed travel across Europe....
12:26, 05/22/2019

Throw the Most Obnoxious Bachelorette Party With This Giant Diamond Ring Pool Float Do you have countless bachelorette parties to attend this summer? Don’t go empty-handed- bring a giant inflatable diamond ring pool float. Whether you’re the Maid of Honor, a bridesmaid, or just a friend attending, you’ll be the #1 guest if you show ...
22:00, 05/09/2019

Federal probe launched into Alaska float plane crash that killed at least 4 people A team of federal accident investigators is expected to arrive in Alaska Tuesday to try to piece together what caused a deadly midair collision between two sightseeing planes....
14:00, 05/14/2019

Attempt at Great Salt Lake to break float record falls short MAGNA, Utah (AP) — A gathering at the Great Salt Lake in hopes of making it into the record books fell way short. Utah park officials invited people to a beach on the lake’s south end Saturday in an attempt to set the world record for the large...
01:00, 06/09/2019

Why do so many Egyptian statues have broken noses? The most common question that curator Edward Bleiberg fields from visitors to the Brooklyn Museum's Egyptian art galleries is a straightforward but salient one: Why are the statues' noses broken?...
13:26, 05/06/2019

Cairo's 'mother of Egyptian museums' set for revamp Egypt on Sunday launched a revamp of the Egyptian Museum, promising to preserve and enhance the storied site even as it loses its most famous collection....
02:26, 06/17/2019

Egyptian football: Dreaming of getting back to normal It's been seven years since the tragedy at Port Said, which left 72 football fans dead. Now officials hope that hosting the Africa Cup of Nations will help Egyptian football to return to what it once was....
14:52, 06/20/2019

Attack on Tourist Bus Near Egyptian Pyramids Wounds at Least 14 The blast, close to a giant museum under construction, suggested that militants were seeking to undermine the authority of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi....
20:13, 05/19/2019

Former Egyptian president Mursi buried in Cairo, son says Former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi has been buried alongside other senior figures of the Muslim Brotherhood in Cairo, his son, Ahmed Mursi, said on his Facebook page on Tuesday....
07:39, 06/18/2019

At Least 17 Injured After Blast Hits Tourist Bus Near Egyptian Pyramids A bomb blast hit a tourist bus near Egypt's famed Giza pyramids on Sunday, wounding at least 17 people, including South Africans, in the latest blow to the country's tourism industry....
22:13, 05/19/2019

Turkey’s Erdogan claims ex-Egyptian president was killed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has claimed that former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi did not die of natural causes but that he was killed...
16:00, 06/19/2019

Scientists solve mystery of Egyptian desert glass Scientists believe they have solved the mystery regarding the origin Egyptian desert glass, fragments of which have been found scattered across the Sahara....
13:26, 05/16/2019

Egyptian security forces commit war crimes in Sinai: HRW Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in restive northern Sinai peninsula, some of which amount to war crimes, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Tuesday, urging other nations to halt military assistance....
10:26, 05/28/2019

Egyptian court sentences 296 to prison on terror charges An Egyptian military court has sentenced 32 people to life in prison on terror charges including plotting to assassinate President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi....
20:00, 06/12/2019

Egyptian passenger allegedly had hundreds of illegal pills CAIRO (AP) — Cairo airport authorities say they have arrested an Egyptian passenger who was allegedly carrying hundreds of pills of a banned drug in his luggage. Ibrahim Abdel Latif, a senior official at the Customs Authority, said Friday his office ...
17:00, 06/21/2019

Rights group demands Egyptian juvenile not be executed CAIRO (AP) — Amnesty International is demanding that Egypt not execute a man arrested at age 17 ahead of an anticipated death sentence. The rights group released a statement Friday saying that international human rights law prohibits the use of the d...
17:00, 06/21/2019

Egyptian ex-president Mursi buried in Cairo as Islamists mourn Modern Egypt's first democratically elected leader, Mohamed Mursi, was buried in a small family ceremony on Tuesday, a day after suffering a fatal heart attack in court at a Cairo prison, his sons said....
17:39, 06/18/2019

Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi faints, dies in courtroom Mohamed Morsi, who became Egypt's first democratically elected president shortly after the Arab Spring -- only to be deposed a year later, died Monday during his trial on espionage charges....
20:13, 06/17/2019

Egyptian officials: Militant attack kills 10 police in Sinai Egyptian security officials say Islamic militants attacked a checkpoint in the restive northern part of the Sinai Peninsula, killing at least 10 policemen....
10:52, 06/05/2019

Militant attack in Sinai kills eight Egyptian security personnel Militants attacked a checkpoint and killed eight security personnel on Wednesday in north Sinai where Egyptian forces have long been battling Islamists, the Interior Ministry said....
18:00, 06/05/2019

Egyptian forces kill 14 suspected militants after checkpoint attack Egyptian security forces killed 14 militants suspected in an attack on a police checkpoint in northern Sinai where at least eight policemen died, the interior ministry said in a statement received on Thursday....
14:13, 06/06/2019

Mohamed Morsy, ousted Egyptian president, dies in court Ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy collapsed and died in a Cairo court Monday, soon after making a final statement in his trial on espionage charges....
04:13, 06/18/2019

Former Egyptian president Mursi died from a heart attack: state TV Former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi died from a sudden heart attack during a court session, state television reported early on Tuesday, citing a medical source....
02:13, 06/18/2019

Egyptian authorities refuse Mursi's burial in family cemetery: son Egyptian authorities have refused to allow President Mohamed Mursi to be buried at his family's cemetery, his son Abdullah Mohamed Mursi told Reuters on Monday....
02:13, 06/18/2019

Ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi collapses and dies at his trial State TV says the 67-year-old Morsi was attending a session Monday in his trial on espionage charges when he blacked out and then died.        ...
22:00, 06/17/2019

Amnesty International urges fair Egyptian inquiry into Mursi's death Amnesty International urged Egyptian authorities on Monday to investigate the death of former Islamist president Mohamed Mursi, who died suddenly aged 67 after collapsing in court in Cairo during a trial....
21:52, 06/17/2019

This yellow Egyptian glass was forged by a meteorite impact 29 million years ago Visit the right patch of desert along the border of Libya and Egypt, and you could stumble on pieces of pale yellow glass, the traces of a meteorite impact that took place 29 million years ago....
18:26, 05/21/2019

Ex-Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi was murdered, Turkey's Erdogan claims Egypt's first democratically elected president and top Muslim Brotherhood official Mohammed Morsi didn't die of natural causes but instead was killed, Turkey's leader claimed Wednesday....
00:26, 06/20/2019

'Uncertainty is our middle name': Egyptian billionaire Nassef Sawiris isn't worried about trade war "I think the world can live with some trade friction, it's not the end of the world," Nassef Sawiris, the billionaire CEO of OCI N.V, told CNBC in Abu Dhabi....
14:52, 06/18/2019

Egyptian prosecutor: Mursi collapsed in cage in court, no sign of injury Egypt's public prosecutor said on Monday that ousted Islamist president Mohamed Mursi had collapsed in a cage in the court after addressing the tribunal and had been pronounced dead in hospital at 4:50 p.m. (1450 GMT)....
20:13, 06/17/2019

Qatar's emir offers condolences to former Egyptian president Mursi's family Qatar's emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, offered condolences in a tweet on Monday to the family of former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi "and the brotherly Egyptian people"....
21:52, 06/17/2019

Egyptian tennis player Taweel found guilty of match-fixing LONDON (AP) — A low-ranked Egyptian tennis player has been found guilty of three charges related to match-fixing after an investigation by the Tennis Integrity Unit. An anti-corruption hearing officer ruled that 29-year-old Issam Taweel tried to fix ...
22:39, 05/03/2019

Human rights group accuses Egyptian forces of war crimes in Sinai CAIRO — Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in northern Sinai, some of which amount to war crimes, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Tuesday. Egypt’s ground and air forces last year launched a major operation in Si...
01:52, 05/29/2019

Hardline Egyptian Islamist receives five-year sentence for court siege case Hardline Egyptian Islamist leader Hazem Salah Abu Ismail's five-year sentence for his involvement in besieging a court in Nasr City in 2012 has been upheld by the country's top appeals court....
19:52, 05/04/2019

Walmart, Target, Bed Bath must face lawsuits over fake 'Egyptian' cotton -NY judge A federal judge said Walmart Inc, Target Corp and Bed Bath & Beyond Inc must face a lawsuit claiming they sold linens that were falsely labeled "100% Egyptian Cotton" or "100% Long-Staple Egyptian cotton" despite being suspicious of their origin....
01:00, 05/21/2019

Walmart, Target, Bed Bath must face lawsuit over fake 'Egyptian' cotton: NY judge A federal judge said Walmart Inc, Target Corp and Bed Bath & Beyond Inc must face a lawsuit claiming they sold linens that were falsely labeled "100% Egyptian Cotton" or "100% Long-Staple Egyptian cotton" despite being suspicious of their origin....
05:39, 05/21/2019

Morsy's son blames Egyptian regime for 'slow deliberate medical murdering' of ex-President Abdullah Morsy, the son of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy, has accused the country's current regime of "slow ... murdering" his father, amid wider questions from human rights groups about how the late leader was treated in prison....
19:26, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Walmart, Target, Bed Bath must face lawsuit over fake 'Egyptian' cotton -NY judge A federal judge said Walmart Inc, Target Corp and Bed Bath & Beyond Inc must face a lawsuit claiming they sold linens that were falsely labeled "100% Egyptian Cotton" or "100% Long-Staple Egyptian cotton" despite being suspicious of their origin....
01:00, 05/21/2019

Mariam Moustafa death: Four teens spared jail for bus stop attack on Egyptian student who later died Four members of a girl gang have been spared jail despite playing a part in a "sustained and horrific" bus stop attack on a frightened Egyptian student who later died....
00:13, 06/20/2019

Killing of Egyptian peacekeeper in Mali ‘may constitute war crimes’ Guterres warns, urging ‘swift action’ An improvised roadside mine which exploded hitting a UN peacekeeping convoy in Mali, killing one ‘blue helmet’ from Egypt, and wounding four others, may constitute a war crime, the UN Chief said on Saturday, as senior UN officials condemned the blast...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah reflects on his journey from an Egyptian village to Champions League winner Mohamed Salah could scarcely believe his journey to the top of European club football as the Egypt star led Liverpool to victory in the Champions League Final....
23:52, 06/01/2019

Egyptian court orders release of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, detained since 2016 for spreading false news CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian court orders release of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, detained since 2016 for spreading false news....
14:52, 05/23/2019

Your Phone Isn't Actually Waterproof---But These Other Devices Are More gadgets than ever are advertised as “splash-proof” and “water-resistant”—but that often means less protection at the beach or pool than you’d imagine....
22:00, 06/23/2019

Key fob mystery: devices go dark (WKYC) There’s a mystery that’s leaving some residents in a North Olmsted, Ohio neighborhood scratching their heads. Cory Branchick says it began about two weeks ago when she noticed her key fob stopped working for her car. At first, she ...
22:52, 05/02/2019

Windows 10 is now installed on 825 million devices Windows 10 is now active on over 825 million devices worldwide, according to internal documentation spotted by Thurrott.com.While Microsoft hasn’t released any official numbers regarding Windows 10’s install base recently – and l...
12:13, 05/13/2019

When smart devices watch you, what do they do with the data? Smart devices can work miracles, obeying your every command. They may transmit everything about you to a programmer in a city you’ve never heard of.       ...
14:00, 06/20/2019

Here is your first look at the sequel to one of the most popular wearable devices Back in March, we told you that the Xiaomi Mi Band 3 fitness tracker is selling so briskly, Xiaomi was in no rush to release the sequel. One reason for the heavy demand is the wearable's low price. Sold for $30 on Amazon, the device measures a user's...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Fitbit devices can pay for your NYC bus or subway ride Add Fitbit to the growing list of device makers that will support tap-to-pay in New York City's mass transit system. When the city's contactless fare pilot program starts on May 31st, Fitbit Pay-equipped wearables like the Versa Special Edi...
17:00, 05/29/2019

Terrorism joke gets cops called on Egyptian-American comedian Ahmed Ahmed An Egyptian-American comedian had the cops called on him after a stand-up set in Florida over the weekend — when an audience member took his joke about terrorism seriously. Funnyman Ahmed Ahmed, 48, told The Post the ordeal started when told a ...
23:00, 05/14/2019

Your Android phone can sign you into Google on iOS devices Who said that Apple- and Google-powered devices can't work in harmony? Not Google. It's taking advantage of its recently added security key functionality to use your Android phone as verification for Google sign-ins on iOS devices. If yo...
00:13, 06/13/2019

AT&T declares itself ‘world leader’ in 5G despite 0 consumer devices AT&T is pounding its chest as a leader in 5G, even though average consumers haven't even been able to test its network in the United States.Read More...
21:39, 06/06/2019

USB 3 and USB-C devices can cause problems with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connections, but there's a solution USB 3 and USB-C devices and devices are everywhere, and they offer a great speed boost for peripherals and storage devices. But there's a possible downside that not many people are aware of – they can have an adverse effect on Wi-Fi and Bluetooth con...
19:26, 06/11/2019

Facebook says new Portal devices launching in the fall Facebook's Vice President of AR and VR, Andrew Bosworth, has said that the social network will be bringing out new versions of Facebook Portal this fall, adding to the ever-growing range of smart devices out there....
19:00, 06/11/2019

Nvidia reveals first AI platform for edge devices In an effort to help bring artificial intelligence to edge devices, Nvidia has announced its new Nvidia EGX platform that has the ability to understand and act on data in real time without having to send it to the cloud or data center first.Up until ...
00:00, 05/29/2019

New Facebook Portal devices are launching this year New versions of Facebook's Portal home smart speakers are coming out this year, while the first-gen models that launched in November 2018 will be making their way outside of the US. The Portal product lineup is the social network's attempt to grab a ...
15:39, 06/11/2019

Oregon moves to secure smart devices The Oregon state legislature isn’t waiting for Congress to act on growing concerns about the lack of security in web-connected household appliances, such as smart assistants, security cameras, and streaming television sets, a category of devices know...
12:13, 05/02/2019

Ericsson: Users expect to pay more for novel 5G devices and networks Consumers are ready for 5G, according to a large-scale study from Ericsson, and even willing to pay more for it -- the only question is how much?Read More...
11:00, 05/07/2019

Facebook apps won't come pre-installed on new Huawei devices Huawei devices will no longer ship with Facebook applications pre-installed in the latest blow for the beleaguered Chinese smartphone vendor.Reuters says the development affects not only Facebook’s core social networking app, but also other se...
13:52, 06/07/2019

Facebook promises new Portal devices this fall Facebook's Portal division has plans to introduce multiple new devices this fall, VP of AR/VR Andrew Bosworth said today at the Code conference.Read More...
06:52, 06/11/2019

Alexa is now hands-free on all Windows 10 devices The Windows 10 app for Alexa is now able to hear and act on commands without you having to lift a finger. As noted by The Verge, the latest version of the app on the Windows Store is now able to hear the 'wake word' (Alexa, Computer, o...
16:26, 05/07/2019

The next iPhone may send Bluetooth audio to two devices at once Private music listening might not be a solitary affair on iPhones in the future. A Mac Otakara rumor has claimed that the next iPhone will support streaming Bluetooth audio to two devices at once, similar to what you find on recent Samsung phones an...
20:52, 05/27/2019

Which devices play Audible audiobooks but can't surf the web? Amber wants her son to be able play Audible stories but does not want him to have internet access As a child I had a cassette tape player. I could choose the music and stories I wanted to listen to alone in my room without my parents worrying about m...
10:52, 05/23/2019

When smart devices pass secrets to the police It may crackdown on crime — and privacy, too. That's if German police get powers to seize personal data on smart devices. Germany's discussing plans that are already a reality in the USA....
19:00, 06/14/2019

Six Great Smart Devices For Your Furry Friend Are you passionate about technology? I’m pretty sure your dog is too. After all, dogs are reflections of their owners. You probably have deep conversations with Siri or Alexa in a fully tech-outfitted home, and your doggie doesn’t get anything? They ...
00:52, 05/17/2019

'Apex Legends' is coming to mobile devices How will Respawn and EA keep Apex Legends' momentum going? Do what Epic did, apparently -- bring the game to phones and tablets. As part of a call discussing its latest quarterly earnings, EA said it would release versions of the Titanfall-bas...
06:13, 05/08/2019

Huawei already has 80 million devices running Android 9 Pie Despite the US trade ban, Huawei can still freely update older smartphones to Android 9 Pie without losing access to the Play Store and Google’s other services. The Chinese brand is taking advantage of this situation by continuing to roll out its EMU...
16:13, 06/04/2019

Huawei is banned from using SD cards in future devices Things just keep getting worse for Huawei. The company was barred from being a member of the SD Association, the trade group responsible for standardizing SD and microSD cards. The change in status means that Huawei will no longer be able to offer of...
21:13, 05/24/2019

China is dropping Windows from its military devices As tensions between the US and China grow due to an escalating trade war, the Chinese military has decided to stop using Microsoft Windows in favor of its own custom operating system.The decision was revealed in a recent issue of the Canadian militar...
20:00, 05/28/2019

Huawei to support its devices after Google Android bar Huawei will support its smartphones and tablets by providing security updates and services, it said, after Google barred it from updates to the Android operating system....
17:52, 05/20/2019

Alexa's intercom-like broadcasts come to more non-Echo devices Amazon has slowly been expanding the circle of devices that can use Alexa Announcements, but now it's throwing the gates wide open. The company has made the intercom-like feature available to any device with Alexa support built-in -- you could ...
03:52, 05/26/2019

Best Wi-Fi extenders of 2019: top devices for boosting your Wi-Fi network Welcome to our list of the best Wi-Fi extenders that can make sure your wireless network reaches every corner of your home or office.In this list you'll find the very best Wi-Fi extenders which have the sole goal of boosting your Wi-Fi network, ...
19:13, 05/02/2019

Businesses still aren't encrypting their removable devices Despite the fact that unsecured data could lead to large fines under GDPR, new research has revealed that unencrypted USB devices are still widely used by businesses.According to new research from the global security firm ESET and Kingston Technology...
21:52, 05/03/2019

The US DOC gives Huawei a 90-day window to support existing devices Enlarge (credit: Huawei) The Trump administration is working to ban Huawei products from the US market and ban US companies from supplying the Chinese company with software and components. The move will have wide-ranging consequences for Huawei's s...
01:13, 05/22/2019

Apple could brick its own devices to crack down on shoplifting Given the cost of Apple products these days, it's no surprise that brick-and-mortar Apple Stores are still grappling with the issue of theft. When someone wanders out with an iPhone in the pocket of their hoodie, and isn't caught on camera,...
19:00, 05/31/2019

Older Windows devices at risk of classic hacks Almost one million older Windows devices are still vulnerable to the BlueKeep security flaw even after Microsoft released a security patch to address the vulnerability.The vulnerability, known as CVE-2019-0708, affects Windows Remote Desktop Services...
21:13, 05/29/2019

Apple hits Google where it hurts; says iOS 12 runs on 85% of devices Apple’s announcements at WWDC yesterday undoubtedly focused on the company’s updated range of operating systems including iOS 13, watchOS 6, and the new iPadOS. However, the company did also point out the popularity of last year’s iOS 12 update and, ...
12:52, 06/04/2019

Tibbits are colorful pre-programmed modules for building IoT devices At first glance, Tibbits look like building blocks, but each one is a module or a connector that makes it easier to build connected devices and systems. Tibbits were created by Tibbo Technology, a Taipei-based startup that exhibited at Computex this ...
17:39, 05/31/2019

Spotify starts testing voice ads on Android and iOS devices in the US Spotify has decided to be more aggressive with its ads and announced over the weekend that it will launch voice-enabled advertisements. They are meant to encourage customers to use verbal commands to take action on the ad's content available through ...
19:00, 05/06/2019

Pentagon pursues commercial cloud for mobile devices If a US Army infantry unit, engaged in massive mechanized warfare, were suddenly ambushed by a large number of enemy fighters attacking from multiple angles -- location information or intelligence about air support would hinge almost entirely upon ti...
19:52, 05/06/2019

Skype brings screen sharing to Android and iOS devices Skype has officially launched screen sharing for Android and iOS devices less than a couple of months after the feature rolled out for beta testers. Screen sharing can be a valuable tool for video calls, whether for personal or work purposes -- say,....
15:13, 06/05/2019

NY could approve sports betting next week, just not on mobile devices New York casinos will soon be taking sports bets. Even as hopes dim for mobile betting, the state Gaming Commission is expected to approve a new set of rules on Monday to authorize sports bets at four upstate casinos: Resorts World Catskills in Monti...
08:13, 06/07/2019

Alexa built-in devices become a bit more helpful with the addition of Announcements Amazon has just announced a small improvement to all devices running its Alexa personal digital assistant – Announcements. The new feature will make it easier for users to make and receive one-way announcements to and from Alexa built-in devices.Let'...
12:26, 05/25/2019

Google Lens gets new filters for Android and iOS devices this week Google announced early this month that its Lens app will receive important improvements in the coming weeks. Some of these improvements will go out to Android and iOS users this week and involves Lens filters.A new set of dining and translation filte...
06:13, 05/29/2019

Walmart has some great Father's Day deals on Apple devices Every retailer is offering Father's Day deals. The holiday takes place this year on Sunday, June 16th, which means that you don't have much time remaining to find a good gift for your dad. If your pop is into the Apple ecosystem, Walmart is the place...
07:26, 06/08/2019

Nintendo announces new Pokemon game for Android and iOS devices As expected, Nintendo is bringing another Pokemon game to Android and iOS devices. The game is called Pokemon Rumble Rush and is already available for download if you have an Android device and live in Australia. Otherwise, you'll have to wait a litt...
07:39, 05/16/2019

iPhone users can now use Android tech to unlock their devices Google is making it easier for iPhone and iPad users to verify sign-ins with the announcement that Apple device owners will now be able to use their Android device as a security key.The search giant recently revealed that it had developed a new Bluet...
01:13, 06/14/2019

Waze app gains Pandora integration on Android and iOS devices Waze, Google Maps' rival, and Pandora, the music streaming company have just announced they have teamed up to offer Android and iOS users the option to soundtrack their travel experience on mobile phones.If you're a Pandora fan, you'll now be able to...
23:13, 05/09/2019

Margot James: Devices with default passwords could be banned Digital Minister Margot James is prepared to force manufacturers and retailers' hands when it comes to selling insecure internet-connected devices, she told Sky News....
23:00, 05/01/2019

UK mulls security warnings for smart home devices In an attempt to secure the millions of connected devices that find their way into homes in the UK, the government is considering baseline security requirements for Internet of Things products. The new rules could include mandatory labels that tell c...
16:39, 05/01/2019

China investigates truckmaker JAC over pollution control devices Chinese authorities have launched an investigation into JAC on whether it was using unqualified pollution control devices on its truck engines, in the first such investigation by Beijing into a major Chinese automaker....
13:52, 05/09/2019

Microsoft’s next Surface Pen could be a smart stylus usable across all devices The next version of the Surface Pen could be a much smarter stylus capable of being used across all your devices, automatically switching between different profiles and configurations as appropriate, if a recently discovered patent (spotted by Window...
14:26, 04/30/2019

‘Harry Potter: Wizards Unite’ is out now on iOS and Android devices Harry Potter fans don’t have to wait much longer for Niantic’s much-anticipated follow up to its super-popular AR mobile game Pokemon Go. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is set for release tomorrow, on June 21. However, US gamers are in luck ...
03:13, 06/21/2019

Valve launches Dota game on Android and iOS devices, but it's not what you think After the Artifact fiasco, Valve is back with yet another game, but a completely different one this time. Dota Underlords strikes no resemblance to the company's previous card game and, despite its name, it has nothing to do with the MOBA (multiplaye...
06:13, 06/22/2019

All iOS devices can be unlocked says maker of leading cracking device Depending on your age, you might remember the old days when you walked into a Verizon store, bought a subsidized phone for $99 or $199, and the rep used a Cellebrite machine to transfer over your contacts to the new handset. The machines, used for da...
19:52, 06/15/2019

Control4's new hub connects 13,500 smart home devices on one screen Smart home connected devices can control everything from lighting and temperature to security systems and music. But with products from so many different companies, they don't always work together. Control4 wants to change that. Yesterday, it de...
21:13, 05/24/2019

New Facebook Portal devices will start listening to your conversations very soon Despite skepticism around the first generation of Facebook Portal devices, which are designed to allow video chat between you and your online pals, the social media behemoth is already planning a second generation of the devices.Facebook's vice ...
13:52, 06/11/2019

The HTC U19e & Desire 19+ are the brand's latest overpriced devices HTC U19eThis year has been a pretty quiet one for HTC’s smartphone business so far, but during a press conference earlier today the Taiwan-based company took to the stage to announce two new devices – the HTC U19e and HTC Desire 19+.The HTC U19e – no...
15:39, 06/11/2019

Lenovo adds new solutions and devices to its ThinkIoT ecosystem As part of its efforts to help make businesses smarter, Lenovo announced at its Accelerate business and partner event that it is bringing new solutions and devices to its ThinkIoT ecosystem.The company's new warehouse automation solution will he...
19:00, 05/13/2019

Amazon Alexa now compatible with over 60,000 smart home devices Alexa now works with over 60,000 smart devices, making it the most widely available voice assistant on the market. According to Digital Trends, this represents a significant increase in availability, as "just one year ago, Amazon reported that t...
13:00, 05/13/2019

Smart devices may have to carry labels showing how secure they are Ministers consider proposals aiming to help consumers identify which products are more and which are less secure Smart TVs and other internet-connected household devices will be made to carry labels setting out how secure they are, under proposals be...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Google unveils a fresh new look for Search on mobile devices Google unveiled a new look and feel today for the way it presents Google Search results on mobile, and the update has been regarded in a few corners now as somewhat News Feed-like. It’s easy to see why that’s the case, as the search giant...
05:26, 05/23/2019

Google confirms that advanced backdoor came preinstalled on Android devices (credit: Alexandre Dulaunoy / Flickr) Criminals in 2017 managed to get an advanced backdoor preinstalled on Android devices before they left the factories of manufacturers, Google researchers confirmed on Thursday. Triada first came to light in 201...
01:26, 06/07/2019

The best cheap smart home devices and gadget deals in May 2019 Upgrade your living space into a smart home without breaking the bank with our hand-picked smart home devices that include speakers, security cameras, light bulbs and more. Create a smart home hub with these gadgets that work with Amazon Alexa and th...
05:39, 05/23/2019

Google expands Flutter mobile app SDK to the web, desktop, and embedded devices Google's Flutter open source mobile UI framework is now a multi-platform UI framework, supporting the web, desktop, mobile, and even embedded devices.Read More...
04:39, 05/08/2019

Apple’s Voice Control improves accessibility OS-wide on all its devices Apple is known for fluid, intuitive user interfaces, but none of that matters if you can’t click, tap, or drag because you don’t have a finger to do so with. For users with disabilities the company is doubling down on voice-based accessi...
06:26, 06/04/2019

Amazon Expands Voice Announcements to All Alexa-Powered Devices Amazon is rolling out the Announcements feature across all of Alexa-compatible devices. The feature lets users send a short voice message to Alexa-enabled devices that are part of the same network......
08:13, 05/27/2019

Prime Day preview: Amazon's Fire TV devices are on sale today If you don't want to wait for Amazon Prime Day to snag deals on best-selling devices, then you should take advantage of today's sale on Fire TV sticks. You can get the best-selling 2nd generation Fire TV stick on sale for just $29.99. That&...
21:52, 05/30/2019

Best NAS devices of 2019: top Network Attached Storage for the home and office Buying the best NAS device for your needs doesn't need to be complicated and confusing, and in this guide we'll show you the very best network attached storage devices money can buy, as well as detail everything you need to consider when lo...
17:39, 05/03/2019

UK government proposes mandatory 'security' labels for smart devices Most internet-connected (IoT) devices are vulnerable to hacking, and with over 40% of homes worldwide using at least one smart device, the risk of a cyberattack is high. To curtail potential risks, the UK government has proposed a new Secure By ...
04:00, 05/01/2019

Student ‘geek squads’ maintain school devices, help teachers BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — IPads and laptops are as common as paper and pencil in many of the nation’s classrooms. So are the cracked screens, stuck keys and dead batteries that go with them. For some districts, the solution is student “geek sq...
08:00, 05/10/2019

Researchers say 6G will stream human brain-caliber AI to wireless devices In the 2G era, storing 1,000 songs in your pocket was a big deal, but with 6G, your pocket device will wirelessly access human brain-caliber AI, anywhere.Read More...
20:13, 06/14/2019

Google renames Assistant home devices, debuts $229 Nest Hub Max Enlarge (credit: Google) At its annual developers conference, Google expanded its line of Assistant home devices and renamed the entire family. The new Nest Hub Max is the 10-inch version of the existing Google Home Hub with some added features, an...
21:00, 05/07/2019

Will Europe's clampdown on faulty medical devices hurt patients? When a Californian company founded by a U.S. veteran wounded in Afghanistan sought to register a new medical device this year, it turned to Europe before the United States. The European approvals system had long been quicker, the company said, but th...
15:00, 06/06/2019

Add a Bunch of Extra Ports to Your Devices with These Discounted Hubs and Docks Someday everything we own will connect via a wireless connection or USB-C cable. Until then, we can all be glad to have this Sabrent USB hubs and docking station Gold Box....
14:39, 05/16/2019

Hands-on with Find My: Track Apple devices, people, and probably Tags Apple's iOS Find my Friends and Find my iPhone apps are being combined into a single app, expanded to macOS, and likely augmented with new Tags.Read More...
21:39, 06/06/2019

Sprint's first 5G devices get a release date and some killer introductory deals Mere hours after Verizon kicked off actual Galaxy S10 5G sales and more than a month after Big Red flipped the 5G switch in parts of two markets for the Moto Z3 only, Sprint is finally following suit with a number of exciting related announcements.Th...
21:13, 05/16/2019

Google may take a page from Apple’s playbook when designing new Pixel devices When Apple began developing the iPhone, Steve Jobs famously pitted two distinct hardware and software teams against each other in an effort to ascertain an optimal design. While Tony Fadell was busy working on an iPod-inspired design, Scott Forstall ...
20:39, 05/02/2019

Who Kept the Ancient Wisdom of Stonehenge? Stonehenge is one of the most famous monuments in the world. Although it stands in isolated countryside in south-central England, miles from any major town, it is one of Britain’s most popular tourist sites ...
18:00, 05/11/2019

Swisscom begins selling Europe’s first 5G phone as rival awaits devices The wait for actual 5G smartphones has ended for Europe's first commercial 5G carrier, while preventing another from earning bragging rights.Read More...
19:13, 05/02/2019

Facebook to unveil new versions of Portal video chat devices this fall Facebook Inc plans to release new versions of its Portal video chatting devices this fall, the company's vice president of AR/VR Andrew Bosworth said during an interview at Code Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona....
03:00, 06/11/2019

Amazon's devices chief explains how Alexa is changing what people buy online Amazon's hardware devices chief Dave Limp told CNBC that while Alexa is not necessarily getting consumers to buy more online, it is helping popularize products like audio subscriptions and smart home gadgets....
22:39, 06/05/2019

PayPal Makes It Easier to Authorise Payments on Android Devices in India Android users in India can now activate the One Touch facility in their PayPal account, which keeps you signed in on that device, for quicker payments....
20:39, 05/02/2019

Fitbit results beat Street as demand for wearable devices climb Wearable device maker Fitbit Inc reported better-than expected first-quarter results and reaffirmed its full-year revenue forecast on Wednesday, as it sells more smartwatches and wearable devices that track health at affordable prices....
02:13, 05/02/2019

Facebook to unveil new versions of Portal video chat devices this autumn Facebook Inc plans to release new versions of its Portal video chatting devices this autumn, the company's vice president of AR/VR, Andrew Bosworth, said during an interview at the Code Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona....
10:39, 06/11/2019

Fitbit quarterly results beat Street as it sold more wearable devices Wearable device maker Fitbit Inc reported better-than expected first-quarter results on Wednesday, benefiting from higher sales of its smartwatches and wearable devices that track daily activities....
22:52, 05/01/2019

Microsoft to end Office mobile apps support for older Android devices Microsoft silently updated the system requirements for its Office mobile apps and from what we understand, thing are looking bleak for Android users with older smartphones. Although the announcement doesn't really comes as a surprise, we can't help b...
18:52, 05/31/2019

These popular Fitbit devices can be your perfect Mother's Day gift at a nice discount While you still have almost two weeks to consider your options in terms of what could constitute a smart, thoughtful, and reasonably priced Mother's Day present, Fitbit can already hook you up with some of its most popular and well-reviewed wearable ...
16:00, 05/02/2019

The brilliant way iOS 13 lets you find lost devices that aren’t even connected to a network Several rumors that preceded Apple’s WWDC 2019 keynote said that the Find My iPhone and Find My Friends app would be merged into a single entity called Find My once iOS 13 and macOS 10.15 rolled out. Apple sure delivered on that front, releasin...
17:52, 06/06/2019

Ex-Michigan governor's electronic devices seized in Flint water probe Michigan authorities investigating contamination of the city of Flint's water supply obtained a search warrant to seize former Governor Rick Snyder's cell phone and hard drive, according to court documents made public on Monday....
05:00, 06/04/2019

New Bill Would Require Agents to Actually Have Probable Cause to Search Electronic Devices at the Border Customs officials at the border don’t need a warrant or probable cause to search your electronic devices, an invasive practice that has only spiked in the last few years, resulting in a bunch of horror stories and some profoundly dumb screwups. But t...
00:39, 05/23/2019

Dell Is Experimenting With Foldable Display Devices, But Don't Expect a Product Anytime Soon Folding is hot, my friends. Small phones that fold out into big tablets and small laptops that fold out into bigger tablets. First, a whole slew of phone manufacturers showed off folding phones at CES and Mobile World Congress, and last week, Lenovo ...
22:52, 05/20/2019

Japan plans for 10 billion 5G devices by adding 14-digit phone numbers 5G is expected to bring billions of new devices onto cellular networks, and they'll all need phone numbers, so Japan is making its numbers even longer.Read More...
18:39, 05/15/2019

Google Maps' AR walking directions arrive on Pixel devices today After first showing off augmented reality directions last year, Google is finally starting to roll out the feature for Google Maps. Starting today, Pixel device owners will be able to view walking directions in AR, with arrows appearing in real world...
23:00, 05/07/2019

Some Bluetooth devices will stop working if you install the latest Windows 10 update If you’re suddenly having trouble connecting any of your Bluetooth devices to your Windows PC this week, don’t be alarmed — this is by design. As Martin Brinkmann of Ghacks noted on Wednesday, the latest security updates for a varie...
00:13, 06/13/2019

What Ancient Secrets Lie Within the Flower of Life? The Flower of Life is a name for a geometrical figure composed of seven or more evenly-spaced, overlapping circles. This figure, used as a decorative motif since ancient times, forms a flower-like pattern with the symmetrical structure of a hexagon. ...
21:13, 05/14/2019

Beauty secrets of the ancient Egyptians The mysteries of the ancient Egyptians are vast, but their beauty tricks are no secret. Makeup might seem like a modern phenomenon -- one that has grown into a multi-billion-dollar industry -- but cosmetics were equally important to daily life in the...
16:52, 06/03/2019

How to brew ancient Wari beer Enlarge (credit: Donna Nash) When the people of the Wari Empire (predecessors of the Inca) abandoned the southern Andes around 1100 CE, they made sure nobody else could enjoy their former home by destroying the brewery that, for 400 years, had prov...
16:13, 05/02/2019

How Ancient Woodworkers Sculpted Civilization Humans have a remarkable relationship with trees. Trees not only provide the oxygen we need to breathe, but also wood in its rawest form.  ...
15:26, 05/24/2019

T-Mobile announces Father's Day deals with major savings on Samsung and Apple devices T-Mobile is among the first carriers in the US that kicks off its own Father's Day sale. If you're with the Un-carrier or plan to become its loyal customer, you'll be pleased to know that during the sale you'll be offered major discounts on Samsung a...
21:00, 06/04/2019

Amazon is holding a massive Mother's Day sale on a bunch of popular Echo devices Despite holding on to a seemingly comfortable dominant position in the global smart speaker market, Amazon must be feeling Google's pressure, once again discounting a bunch of its popular Echo devices after organizing a spring sale not that long ago....
17:00, 05/05/2019

UPDATE 2-Fitbit results beat Street as demand for wearable devices climb Wearable device maker Fitbit Inc reported better-than expected first-quarter results and reaffirmed its full-year revenue forecast on Wednesday, as it sells more smartwatches and wearable devices that track health at affordable prices....
01:52, 05/02/2019

Huawei receives another blow: No Facebook, Instagram, or WhatsApp apps on Android devices Huawei has had a bad few weeks, as US companies responded to the Trump ban one after another. Whether it’s hardware such as chips from Intel or ARM, or whether it’s software like Google’s Android or Microsoft’s Windows, Huawei...
13:13, 06/07/2019

Devices built with Intel’s Ice Lake and Project Athena specifications will be available in time for the holidays Even before Computex officially launched today, AMD and Qualcomm threw down the gauntlet at Intel with a new chip and a 5G PC, respectively. Today Intel responded in kind during its keynote presentation in Taipei, introducing new processors and lapt...
11:39, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook to unveil new versions of Portal video chat devices this autumn Facebook Inc plans to release new versions of its Portal video chatting devices this autumn, the company's vice president of AR/VR, Andrew Bosworth, said during an interview at the Code Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona....
04:52, 06/11/2019

Pre Prime Day deals at Walmart include price cuts on Google Home devices While Prime Day deals haven't officially begun, Walmart is slashing prices right now on its best-selling Google Home devices. For a limited time, you can find massive discounts on the Google Home, Google Nest Hub, and Google Smart Light Starter ...
19:13, 06/18/2019

Ancient Origins of the Moon: Was it Once Part of Earth? The origin of the Moon has been a subject of research for many years and theories about its creation abound. Hypotheses vary from non-scientific proposals, such as that the Moon is a spaceship, to the currently favored idea that it was formed more th...
16:39, 06/14/2019

Nine Methods of Ancient Punishment That’ll Make You Squirm For as long as societies have had to deal with crime, they’ve had to deal out punishment. In some, places, and situations the process was only meant to humiliate the guilty, but most of the following examples of ancient punishments are gruesome and o...
22:39, 05/12/2019

Ancient tombs found near Egypt pyramids Archaeologists working near the pyramids of Giza have discovered an ancient Egyptian burial ground dating back to around 2500 BCE and hosting the tombs of high-ranking officials....
17:39, 05/06/2019

Resurrecting the Ancient Israelites From the Valley of Dry Bones The Vision of the Valley of Dry Bones prophecy is one of the most powerful prophecies of the prophet Ezekiel. In this vision, Ezekiel finds himself in a valley full of dry human bones of Israelite origins. He is asked to revive them, bring them hope,...
01:13, 06/18/2019

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.  ...
00:26, 05/19/2019

Old shell from S. Carolina beach ID’d as ancient oyster FOLLY BEACH, S.C. (AP) — An old shell found on a South Carolina beach four years ago has been identified as that of an ancient oyster never before found in the area. The Post and Courier reports that College of Charleston paleontologist Robert Boesse...
14:39, 06/05/2019

1,000-year-old mystery surrounds ancient city Shrouded in thick rainforest and centuries of mystery, the ancient Mayan city of Tikal is one of the greatest overlooked sites of antiquity in the West....
13:13, 06/07/2019

Ancient Bolivian ritual kit contains traces of hallucinogens Enlarge / This is a view of the Cueva del Chileno excavation site. (credit: José Capriles, Penn State) In a rock shelter in the highlands of southwest Bolivia amid the rubble of an area once set aside for funerary rituals, archaeologists found a le...
00:52, 05/07/2019

Ancient Cataclysms: 9 Catastrophes That Rocked the World Ancient cultures around the world have passed down their tales of devastating natural disasters in oral traditions, folklore, historical accounts, pictorial representations, and through myths. Catastrophic natural phenomena like earthquakes, volcanic...
20:39, 05/16/2019

Antony Gormley is the new kid on the block in ancient Greece The British sculptor has, controversially, been commissioned to create works for the island of Delos, a sacred classical siteIn all seasons the elements rage on Delos. In winter, salt winds pound its granite rocks; in summer the sun beats so heavily ...
00:52, 05/05/2019

Out of a drawer and into your nightmares comes a vicious ancient beast When Ohio University integrative biologist Nancy Stevens peered into a drawer in the wooden cabinets on the top floor of a Nairobi museum in 2010, she saw a chunk of rock containing massive teeth and knew she had come across something important....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Scientists use ancient yeasts to brew beer JERUSALEM — Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from ancient clay vessels —some over 5,000 years old. Archaeologists and microbiologists from the Israel Antiq...
21:26, 05/22/2019

When Children Came out to Play: Ancient Toys and Games The main halls and secured vaults of museums around the world are loaded with vast arrays of grotesque antique weapons, golden lined velvet robes, ceremonial swords and crowns, jewel encrusted scepters and other adult treasures and artifacts.  ...
06:00, 06/22/2019

The technology, devices, and benefits of the growing remote patient monitoring market (HON, PHG, MDT, DXCM, RMD, SENS) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can log in and read the report here. Remote patient monitoring (RPM) is a healthcare delive...
14:39, 06/06/2019

John Oliver and Jane Krakowski Explain Why Medical Devices Are Like Batman on Last Week Tonight On Sunday night’s episode of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver turned his spotlight on the $156 billion medical device market. About 32 million Americans, or one in 10, have some medical device in their bodies, he said. “Turns out the robot ...
12:26, 06/03/2019

Millions of Chinese-made devices, including baby monitors, vulnerable to hacking: study Two million home security cameras, webcams, electronic doorbells and baby monitors are vulnerable to spying and hacking, according to Paul Marrapese, an independent security expert from California who found security flaws in 140,000 devices in the Un...
20:00, 05/03/2019

Mobile devices of ex-Gov. Rick Snyder, other Michigan officials seized in Flint water probe LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Mobile devices of ex-Gov. Rick Snyder, other Michigan officials seized in Flint water probe....
23:39, 06/03/2019

Apple makes Comcast and Charter sell iPads, other devices as part of mobile deal Apple made Comcast and Charter agree to sell iPads, Apple TVs and other lower-volume devices as part of the cable companies' deal to offer the iPhone on their mobile service....
00:52, 06/14/2019

Flint water crisis: authorities seize governor’s state-owned electronic devices Michigan governor Rick Snyder’s phone, iPad and computer were seized from storage as well as the devices of 33 of his employeesAuthorities investigating Flint’s water crisis have used search warrants to seize from storage the state-owned mobile devic...
06:39, 06/04/2019

Amazon is spoiling dads with awesome deals on Fire tablets, Kindles, and Echo devices If you didn't find what you were looking for on Amazon's roster of Fire, Kindle, and Echo devices discounted earlier this week in refurbished condition or you simply didn't feel comfortable buying a refurb, now's your chance to save quite a bit of mo...
15:39, 06/09/2019

How did the ancient Egyptians catch and mummify millions of ibises? Egyptians mummified millions of sacred ibises thousands of years ago. Analysing their DNA seems to show they were sourced from the wild rather than large farms...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Ancient lunar collision explains the moon's two faces The moon has two faces -- the smoother, Earth-facing side and the rougher side, the dark side of the moon, which is marred by thousands of craters. Now, scientists know why the moon's hemispheres are so different....
22:39, 05/20/2019

Deciphering Cuneiform to Get a Handle on Life in Ancient Mesopotamia Cuneiform is the earliest known form of writing. It was invented by the Sumerians of ancient Mesopotamia sometime during the 4th millennium BC (between 3500 and 3000 BC). The script became unreadable as its use came to an end but everything changed w...
13:13, 05/02/2019

Will Ancient African Coin Found in Australia 'Change Everything'? The tenacity of amateur archaeologists and historians searching on a remote island off the coast of the Northern Territories in Australia seems to have finally paid off. The team has found a small coin that apparently comes from a medieval African ci...
23:26, 05/12/2019

400-year-old wine found in ancient shipwreck goes up for auction Wine lovers will soon have the opportunity to purchase 400-year-old bottles recovered from an actual shipwreck. Two bottles of Shipwreck Wine, believed to be from a 14-bottle collection dating back to the late 17th century, are scheduled to be auctio...
01:00, 06/06/2019

DNA of First Settlers of Scandinavia Gleaned from Ancient Chewing Gums The first humans who settled in Scandinavia more than 10,000 years ago left their DNA behind in ancient chewing gums, which are masticated lumps made from birch bark pitch. This is shown in a new study conducted at Stockholm University and published ...
18:00, 05/18/2019

Egypt's Most Ancient Desert Fortress Uncovered in Sinai In Egypt, the Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities has announced a major discovery in Sinai. Dr. Moustafa Waziri has announced that an Egyptian team of archaeologists has unearthed a two towers of a castle or fortified structure th...
21:13, 05/14/2019

This floating village in Ghana is an oasis of ancient traditions With stilt structures over water and houses built from branches of raffia palm, Nzulezo in Jomoro district of western Ghana could pass for a less elaborate version of Venice in Italy....
19:39, 05/27/2019

Dirty Dark Secrets Behind Ancient Fairy Tales Presumed innocent, yet dirty dark secrets are imbedded in the bedtime stories told to children. Fairy tales are magical narratives that pervade the young minds of children so deeply, leaving imprints on their subconscious that can mold their every-da...
06:13, 05/25/2019

Ancient asteroid crater found off the coast of Scotland The spot where an ancient asteroid hit the United Kingdom some 1.2 billion years ago has been tracked to a location under the sea between mainland Scotland and the Western Isles. ...
23:00, 06/10/2019

Nan Madol: The Mysterious Ancient Coral Reef City Nan Madol is the only ancient city ever built upon a coral reef.  It is comprised of a set of almost 100 stone and coral filled platforms atop artificial islands separated by narrow channels and enclosed by an outer seawall. Nan Madol includes the re...
00:52, 05/24/2019

Ancient ‘chewing gum’ reveals oldest Scandinavian DNA ever found Ancient chewing gum found by archaeologists in Scandinavia contains the oldest DNA ever found in this region. The 10,000-year-old gum is made from sticky Birch tree bark tar and can teach us a lot more about life in the Stone Age, such as when and wh...
23:52, 05/15/2019

Puma Punku: This Ancient Andean Site Keeps Everyone Guessing Puma Punku is a Pre-Columbian archaeological site in Bolivia that is steeped in wonder and mystery. The architecture found in the ruins astounds archaeologists and historians and has inspired advanced ancient civilization and ancient alien theories. ...
00:26, 06/15/2019

Mysterious 3,000-year-old fingerprints found at ancient site Mysterious 3,000-year-old fingerprints have been found in bricks at an archaeological site in the United Arab Emirates. The fingerprints were found at the Hili 2 site in Abu Dhabi, which is part of the Al Ain UNESCO World Heritage Site. In a Facebook...
22:52, 06/04/2019

Ancient DNA is Revealing the Origins of Livestock Herding in Africa Visitors to East Africa are often amazed by massive herds of cattle with a gorgeous array of horn, hump and coat patterns. Pastoralism – a way of life centered around herding – is a central part of many Africans’ identity. ...
10:13, 05/31/2019

Researchers identify red coloring in an ancient fossil for the first time For the first time ever, researchers have detected chemical traces of red pigment in an ancient fossil. The discovery, which was published today in Nature Communications, was made using advanced X-ray imaging techniques applied to an exceptionally we...
12:39, 05/21/2019

Microsoft says mandatory password changing is “ancient and obsolete” (credit: ABC Photo Archives / Getty Images) Microsoft is finally catching on to a maxim that security experts have almost universally accepted for years: periodic password changes are likely to do more harm than good. In a largely overlooked post p...
01:00, 06/04/2019

Did ancient Mayan civilisation collapse because of a sudden drought? We have the best evidence yet that there was a prolonged drought at the time of the demise of the classic Mayan civilisation - and could explain why it collapsed...
19:26, 04/28/2019

NASA finds evidence of ancient lake on Mars NASA's Curiosity rover has made several discoveries since landing on Mars in August 2012. Now, it's discovered remnants what may be an ancient lake on the Red Planet....
20:00, 05/31/2019

Armillary Spheres: Following Celestial Objects in the Ancient World Armillary spheres, originally from ancient Greece, were vital instruments for astronomers to both demonstrate and track celestial bodies and their movements. ...
20:39, 05/30/2019

Ancient asteroid crater located off coast of Scotland Space object about a mile wide believed to have crashed into Earth around 1.2bn years agoThe location of an ancient impact crater made by the biggest asteroid ever to hit Britain has been traced to a spot under the sea between mainland Scotland and t...
01:52, 06/10/2019

Questing the Most Impressive Ancient Religious Temples in the World What is the largest temple ever built on earth and do these man-made structures reveal secrets relating to the cosmos? ...
08:52, 05/09/2019

Recent storm reveals ancient trees that are more than 4,500 years old A recent storm and low-tides have re-revealed these prehistoric trees which died over 4,500 years ago. Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
17:00, 05/22/2019

CHEAP: Irritate the ancient with 25% off a pair of Sonos One speakers Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Alright, alright, alright – here’s something you’ll like (wow, what poetry!): a pair of Sonos One smart speakers for only $300, a 25 percent saving. Mmm. If you’v...
15:39, 05/05/2019

The Modern Side of Ancient Venice: A Traveler's Guide For those who think they’ve “done” Venice, think again. As the Venice Biennale—the world’s biggest art fair—kicks off this weekend, we highlight the city’s newer, must-see attractions....
00:26, 05/11/2019

Ancient Egyptians built this 4-towered fortress more than 2,600 years ago Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered the ruins of an ancient fortress dating to the 26th Dynasty, the last dynasty in which native Egyptians ruled before the Persians conquered the country in 525 B.C., according to the Egyptian Ministry of Antiqui...
15:39, 05/22/2019

NASA’s Curiosity just stumbled upon evidence of an ancient Martian lake NASA’s Curiosity rover is providing critical insights into what Mars may have been like long ago, and one of its latest discoveries helps support the idea that the Red Planet was one very blue. Scientists believe that Mars was once a fairly wet...
20:13, 05/30/2019

Archaeologists found 1,000-year-old cocaine in an ancient drug stash Humans who lived 1,000 years ago could never have imagined the incredible advancements the subsequent centuries would bring. What we consider to be our mundane daily routines would be utterly mind-blowing to our distant ancestors but, as a new discov...
00:00, 05/08/2019

Archaeologists find 1,000-year-old cocaine in ancient ‘ritual bundle’ A new research paper reveals the discovery of what archaeologists are calling a “ritual bundle” in Bolivia, which contained a number of psychotropic substances, including cocaine and possibly magic mushrooms....
20:39, 05/08/2019

Ancient humans thrived in rainforests by hunting monkeys and squirrels Rainforest species are usually too difficult for people to catch – but for 45,000 years, humans in Sri Lanka survived by hunting squirrels and monkeys...
18:13, 04/28/2019

One of the World’s Most Ancient Cities Experienced Surprisingly Modern Problems New archaeological evidence suggests the inhabitants of Çatalhöyük, an ancient city founded over 9,000 years ago in what is now Turkey, were subject to many urban problems we’re familiar with today, including overcrowding, interpersonal violence, and...
06:00, 06/19/2019

Statistical Date Analysis Concludes That 'Ancient Human' Was Not Our Ancestor One of the great issues in all of science is the search for the direct ancestor of modern humans. Many species of hominin have been put forward down the years and a recently uncovered species Australopithecus sediba has been claimed as the progenitor...
15:13, 05/09/2019

Secretive new frog species from ancient lineage discovered in India A new species of frog discovered on the forest floor in India’s Western Ghat mountain range is the only member of an ancient lineage stretching back millions of years...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Analysis of Ancient DNA Suggests Finnish and Estonian Languages Came From Siberia Northern Europeans who speak Uralic languages, such as Estonian and Finnish, can thank ancient migrating Siberian populations for their dialects, according to a fascinating new study that combined genetics, archaeology, and linguistics.Read more......
23:52, 05/10/2019

Missing piece of Britain's ancient Stonehenge returned after 60 years A piece of stone drilled from Stonehenge, a mysterious circle of ancient stones in southern England, has been returned to the site 60 years after being removed during archaeological excavations,......
14:52, 05/08/2019

Ancient saber-toothed cats could crush a skull with their teeth If you were transported back in time some 100,000 years there’s a good chance you’d run into any number of creatures that could rapidly end your life. One of those species was the saber-toothed cat, and while we may never know how aggress...
17:39, 06/04/2019

Ancient Ancestors Made A Large and Deliberate Migration to Australia The size of the first population of people needed to arrive, survive, and thrive in what is now Australia is revealed in two studies published on June 17. ...
01:39, 06/19/2019

Giant wolf’s head found in permafrost may have been cut off by ancient hunters Scientists are investigating whether a giant, 40,000-year-old wolf’s head found perfectly preserved beneath Siberian permafrost could have been chopped off by hunters. The severed head was found above the Arctic Circle by local man Pavel Efimov a yea...
19:52, 06/18/2019

'Spectacular' jawbone discovery sheds light on ancient Denisovans Scientists extract proteins from a molar to uncover details of mysterious species’ originsA human jawbone found in a cave on the Tibetan plateau has revealed new details about the appearance and lifestyle of a mysterious ancient species called Deniso...
22:00, 05/01/2019

Ancient tribes of Scotland learned to write after contact with Romans The Picts lived in what is now Scotland 1700 to 1100 years ago – and new evidence suggests the enigmatic carvings they left behind are Roman-inspired writing...
18:13, 04/28/2019

French Wine With a Hint of Rome Revealed By Ancient Grape DNA Seeds of grapes used in the production of wine, found in archaeological sites across Europe, have been genetically tested and tell a story of continuity from ancient Rome until this very day.  ...
04:26, 06/12/2019

Ancient ale! Belgium monks unearth beer recipe over 2 centuries old! Belgium Monks have unearthed a beer recipe that hasn’t been made in over 2 centuries! Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
19:13, 05/23/2019

Ancient gene mutation could protect against diabetes, study finds Mutant form linked to rise of cooking helps about half of humans keep blood sugar lowerAn ancient mutation that spread through humans after the advent of cooking may protect people against high blood sugar and diabetes today, scientists have said.Res...
13:13, 06/04/2019

New Breakthrough Means We Can Finally Detect the Color Red in Ancient Fossils Some 3 million years ago, a tiny mouse featuring reddish fur on its back and a white belly scurried across the landscape of what is now Germany. We know this thanks to a remarkable new breakthrough in which reddish color pigment was detected in an an...
23:13, 05/21/2019

Study says ancient Romans may have built “invisibility cloaks” into structures Enlarge / The Roman Colosseum is an oval amphitheatre in the center of the city of Rome. French scientists suggest its structure might have helped protect it from earthquake damage. (credit: Alex Livesey/Danehouse/Getty Images)) Scientists are hard...
00:26, 05/04/2019

| WATCH: Israeli scientists ferment beer using ancient yeast Scientists have brought ancient beer recipes back to life using the remnants of yeast found inside antique Egyptian vessels discovered in the Holy Land....
19:00, 05/23/2019

Ancient Siberia was home to previously unknown humans, say scientists DNA analysis reveals hardy group genetically distinct from Eurasians and East AsiansIt was cold, remote and involved picking fights with woolly mammoths – but it seems ancient Siberia 30,000 years ago was home to a hardy and previously unknown group ...
19:13, 06/05/2019

The Curious Phaistos Disc – Ancient Mystery or Clever Hoax? In 1908 an Italian archaeologist ventured into the ruins of Phaistos, an ancient Minoan palace on the south coast of Crete. In an underground temple depository, among burnt bones, dust, and ashes, he found a remarkably intact golden-hued disc. The di...
19:00, 06/05/2019

Researchers Brew Biblical Beer Using Yeast From Ancient Pottery A multidisciplinary team in Israel believe that they have brewed ancient beers similar to those once drunk by Biblical characters such as David and Goliath.  ...
03:00, 05/23/2019

Egypt says ancient cemetery found at Giza famed pyramids CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s Antiquities Ministry says archaeologists have uncovered part of an ancient cemetery near the country’s famed pyramids on the Giza plateau just outside Cairo. Mostafa Waziri, secretary general of the Supreme Council of...
19:26, 05/04/2019

Ancient saber-toothed cats could crush skulls with their teeth If you were transported back in time some 100,000 years there’s a good chance you’d run into any number of creatures that could rapidly end your life. One of those species was the saber-toothed cat and while we may never know how aggressive the big f...
18:26, 06/04/2019

Israeli scientists brew beer with revived ancient yeasts JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from ancient clay vessels —some over 5,000 years old. Archaeologists and microbiologists from the Israel ...
17:39, 05/22/2019

NASA’s Curiosity found evidence of an ancient Martian lake NASA’s Curiosity rover is providing critical insights into what Mars may have been like long ago and one of its latest discoveries helps support the idea that the Red Planet was one very blue. Scientists believe that Mars was once a fairly wet place ...
19:13, 05/31/2019

Ancient seabed buried deep in Earth can create diamonds Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but where exactly do they come from? Small amounts of salt trapped inside diamonds show the precious stones are produced from ancient seabeds that were buried deep within Earth’s crust, according to new ...
02:26, 06/01/2019

Ancient space collision caused mysterious Moon 'anomaly' There are two distinct sides (or faces) of the Moon: one is largely marked with craters, while the other is chock full of open basins. Now, a new study suggests that an ancient celestial body is the cause of this mysterious "anomaly."...
19:26, 05/22/2019

Ancient Inscription Details Conquest of Assyrian King Sargon II In "A New Historical Inscription of Sargon II from Karkemish," published in the Journal of Near Eastern Studies, Gianni Marchesi translates a recently discovered inscription of the Assyrian King Sargon II found at the ruins of the ancient city of Kar...
20:39, 05/04/2019

Ancient Egyptians feasted on sweet watermelons at least 3500 years ago DNA analysis has revealed that leaves found on an ancient Egyptian mummy came from a domesticated watermelon with sweet, red flesh just like modern varieties...
19:39, 05/21/2019

Civita di Bagnoregio - Italy’s Most Enchanting and Surreal Ancient Town Is Dying Civita di Bagnoregio is a small town located in Viterbo, a province in the central Italian region of Lazio. The town is situated about 120 kilometers (75 miles) to the north of Rome.  ...
00:26, 06/15/2019

Fingerprints Overturn Ideas On Women In Ancient Native American Society – But What About The Third Sex? Fingerprints are very important in criminal investigations, but it seems they are also increasingly important when it comes to archaeological studies. ...
22:26, 06/04/2019

Ancient Feces Reveal Parasites Plagued 9,000-Year-Old City of Catalhoyuk Garbage dumps are always exciting places for archaeologists. They often tell us the stories that are hidden or seen as unimportant to share with future generations, but these tales provide unparalleled information on what life was really like. Excava...
13:13, 05/31/2019

Ancient Afghan citadel collapses, cultural heritage sites at risk An ancient tower dating back 2,000 years in the historic Afghan city of Ghazni collapsed this week, local officials said, raising concerns about the vulnerability of the country's cultural heritage and the government's ability to protect them....
08:39, 06/15/2019

Hulk’s chat with The Ancient One in ‘Avengers: Endgame’ was almost a huge plot hole There’s no question that Avengers: Endgame is a massive success for Marvel and Disney, one that will be hard to replicate. It’s an emotional story filled with plenty of glorious Easter eggs that MCU fans will appreciate. I’ve said i...
00:00, 05/14/2019

Ancient tower collapses in Afghanistan, other cultural sites remain at risk GHAZNI, Afghanistan – An ancient tower dating back 2,000 years in the historic Afghan city of Ghazni collapsed this week, local officials said, raising concerns about the vulnerability of the country’s cultural heritage and the government’s abi...
15:00, 06/15/2019

New Tintagel Castle footbridge retraces line of ancient land link Built using technology usually found in Alps, footbridge will follow path of old land bridgeA spectacular footbridge that will link the Cornish mainland with the island fortress of Tintagel is beginning to take shape thanks to technology usually empl...
14:13, 06/18/2019

Fiction: A Kenyan Woman Probes Ancient Links Between Africa and Asia The heroine of Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor’s novel “The Dragonfly Sea” embarks on a journey to China that will lead her back to her homeland, and a devotion to Sufism....
20:13, 05/09/2019

Judge: California couple must pay nearly $600k for uprooting, killing an ancient oak tree A northern California couple was ordered to pay nearly $600,000 after uprooting a 180-year-old oak tree for their new home.        ...
20:26, 05/10/2019

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......
19:39, 05/31/2019

Fossil teeth show packs of hyenas roamed the ancient Arctic Today, hyenas are found only in the warmer climates of Africa and Asia, but new research suggests the scavengers roamed the Arctic during the last ice age....
03:26, 06/19/2019

Grave of ancient Christian 'prince' reveals its treasures, is UK’s 'King Tut’s tomb' Archaeologists in the U.K. have revealed new details of the earliest Christian royal burial ever found in Britain, which they compared to the famous King King Tutankhamun's tomb...
20:13, 05/10/2019

Barrier Reef corals help scientists calibrate ancient climate records Corals can help scientists track ancient climate patterns, but new research suggests that traditional analysis methods for analyzing coral's ancient growth aren't as accurate as previously thought....
03:26, 06/19/2019

Fingerprints of Ancient Masons Reveal Advanced Iron Age Construction Technique Sometimes a discovery really brings the past alive. One such is the recent discovery of 3000-year old fingerprints that have been found in the United Arab Emirates.  ...
00:13, 05/30/2019

The Legends and Archaeology of Devil’s Lake: A Place of Ancient Power in Wisconsin Located south of Baraboo in Sauk County Wisconsin, Devil’s Lake is a place of natural wonder and legend. The central feature of the biggest State Park in Wisconsin, Devil’s Lake covers 360 acres (146 hectares), surrounded by quartzite bluffs reaching...
18:26, 05/10/2019

Mass graves found on Scottish islands may be ancient tsunami victims A rare tsunami may have struck the islands of Shetland and Orkney off the UK’s north coast 5500 years ago, killing dozens of people who had to be hastily buried...
19:26, 04/28/2019

Ghana's floating village is trying to balance its ancient traditions in a modern world With stilt structures over water and houses built from branches of raffia palm, Nzulezo in Jomoro district of western Ghana could pass for a less elaborate version of Venice in Italy....
15:52, 05/24/2019

Greek site of ancient synagogue confronts anti-Semitic past A town in Greece is grappling with its history. Tourists now flock to sites that the townspeople of Veria often don't even know about. Authorities have little interest in playing up a legacy of anti-Semitism, however....
03:39, 05/02/2019

Silence is Golden: Ancient Monks Couldn’t Even Find Peace and Quiet In our contemporary world, noise pollution has reached dangerous levels. But even in what many reminisce as “quieter times” in the “more peaceful” past people were still searching out silence and space to reflect.  ...
01:39, 06/17/2019

Ancient Japanese Queen Himiko may have Burned Animal Bones to Tell the Future Archaeologists believe that a burnt boar scapula found in the ruins of Makimuku in Japan in 2015 may tie the ancient shaman Queen Himiko and leaders of the Yamataikoku ruling establishment with the practice of burning animal bones to tell the future....
22:26, 05/17/2019

Ancient Attraction: Mesoamerican Sculptors Created Magnetic Stone Figures Researchers from the world-famous Harvard University in America have made an astounding discovery in Guatemala.   ...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Complex stone tools in China may re-write our species' ancient history A cache of sophisticated stone tools from a cave in China date back 170,000 years – perhaps a sign that our species arrived in East Asia earlier than we thought...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Ancient urine reveals early prehistory of domestic sheep and goats Stone Age farmers living in Turkey became more reliant on domestic sheep and goats over a 1000-year period, according to a study of the animals’ preserved urine...
18:13, 04/28/2019

1000s of Neolithic Engravings Reveal Egyptians' Ancient Reverence For Animals The Ancient Egyptians had a remarkable relationship with the animals, who they respected and revered. An astonishing discovery in the deserts of north-eastern Egypt is illustrating that this likely dated back to the late Stone Age.  Archaeologists ha...
02:00, 05/15/2019

These ancient galaxies are far brighter than expected. Does that signal a cosmic turning point? By staring at the sky for over 200 hours, the Spitzer Space Telescope collected light that finally reached Earth after a 13-billion-year voyage through space....
15:52, 05/15/2019

Scientists Sequenced the Genes of Ancient Plague Bacteria That Spread the 'First Pandemic' Scientists have gained some insight into one of the first known calamities to visit mankind: a two century-long pandemic caused by the bacterial disease plague. Studying the remains of plague victims, the researchers say they were able to sequence th...
04:13, 06/07/2019

Ancient city gate from the time of King David discovered in Israel Archaeologists in Israel’s Golan Heights have discovered an ancient city gate from the time of King David. The find was made during an excavation at the ancient city of Bethsaida. “There are not too many monumental discoveries dating from the reign o...
23:13, 06/21/2019

Acropolis Museum opens ancient Athens neighborhood site below its base Greece's Acropolis Museum opened an excavation site underneath its modern building on Friday, allowing visitors for the first time to walk through an ancient Athenian neighbourhood that survived from the Classical era to Byzantine times....
01:26, 06/22/2019

Ancient Romans used molten iron to repair streets before Vesuvius erupted Ancient workers used molten iron to repair Pompeii's streets before the historic and devastating eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79, a team of archaeologists has discovered....
18:52, 05/15/2019

High times in ancient China revealed in funerary cannabis discovery Marijuana chemical residue has been found in incense burners apparently used during funerary rites at a mountainous site in western China in about 500 BC, providing what may be the oldest evidence of smoking cannabis for its mind-altering properties....
21:26, 06/12/2019

Common Cosmic Symbolism: Is Göbekli Tepe Ancestral to Ancient Egypt? Since its discovery in 1994, 10,000-year old Göbekli Tepe has been an enigma, gradually revealing its ancient secrets to archaeologists and scientists.   ...
18:39, 05/13/2019

Ancient Celts were partial to beer, mead and imported Greek wines Analysing ancient pots has revealed the drinking habits of Celts in France. Over 2000 years ago they were drinking beer, mead and imported Greek wines...
20:39, 06/19/2019

Romans Had Ancient Tech for Creating Seismic Invisibility Cloak Around Monuments A team of civil engineers in France have revealed that the Romans had ancient technology for building structures that acted like modern-day electromagnetic cloaking devices. The pattern of foundations in some major Roman monuments, like the Colosseum...
20:39, 05/04/2019

The Punctilious Planning, Design, and Construction of the Ancient Round City of Baghdad Baghdad is the capital of Iraq but whereas the country of Iraq was founded only in 1958, the city of Baghdad had been established about 1200 years before by the Abbasids. Baghdad was built originally as a round city and was considered to be an archit...
03:00, 05/11/2019

Details of First Historically Recorded Plague Pandemic Revealed by Ancient Genomes An international team of researchers have analysed human remains from 21 archaeological sites to learn more about the impact and evolution of the plague-causing bacterium Yersinia pestis during the first plague pandemic (541-750 AD). ...
02:13, 06/05/2019

Prehistoric Well Uncovered At Ancient Hillfort Might Be A Time Capsule Of Archaeological Gold An ancient fresh water well with elaborate spiraling stone steps has been re-discovered on one of Scotland’s most mythologized mountain peaks near Aberdeen, and archaeologists were keen to peer into its ‘blocked’ chamber of secrets. ...
08:13, 06/20/2019

Oldest evidence of cannabis smoking found in ancient Chinese cemetery Enlarge / This is how the braziers were placed in the tomb alongside the deceased. (credit: Xinhua Wu) The broken wooden braziers, unearthed from 2,500-year-old tombs in Western China, contained burned, blackened stones, and the interior of the woo...
22:52, 06/12/2019

Taputapuatea Marae, An Ancient Site of Human Sacrifice and Communing with the Gods French Polynesia is renowned for its beauty and friendly people, but still relatively little is known about its history.  ...
00:52, 05/07/2019

Children's teeth reveal previously unknown ancient humans in Siberia DNA from a pair of 31,000 year old children’s teeth found near the Yana River has led to the discovery of a previously unknown group of ancient Siberians...
23:39, 06/05/2019

Breakthrough Discovery of DNA in Ancient Water Burials Clearly Identifies Sámi People During the Iron Age, around 300 AD, something extraordinary was initiated in Levänluhta area in Isokyrö, SW Finland. The deceased were buried in a lake, and this ritual was continued for at least 400 years.  ...
22:26, 06/11/2019

Ancient East African rocks offer clues to a rare type of volcano Rocks recovered from a remote mountainside in East Africa have offered scientists fresh insights into an unusual type of volcano -- a type of volcanism more hazardous than previously thought....
19:13, 05/23/2019

Brexit Bill Threat Continues England’s Ancient History of Debt Defaults Boris Johnson’s threat to withhold payment of the UK’s £39 billion Brexit divorce bill until the EU gives Britain better exit terms has been the source of much debate over whether or not it constitutes a sovereign debt default. ...
18:39, 06/17/2019

10-foot-tall 'Jars of the dead' stored human bodies in ancient Laos More than 100 giant stone jars, thought to have been used in burial rituals thousands of years ago, have been rediscovered at ancient sites in forests, on hillsides and along mountain ridges in remote central Laos....
19:26, 05/22/2019

Can elderberries help fight flu symptoms? New study explains how 'ancient remedy' allegedly works The benefits of eating elderberries when you have the flu — especially to fight off symptoms of the nasty virus —  have long been documented. But a new study released this week claims to have discovered why that is. ...
20:39, 04/28/2019

Ancient Psychedelics, Robocall Scams, and Space Bezos: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week This was one heck of a week in the tech and science world. Ridesharing giant Uber finally launched its long-awaited IPO, which was a major flop, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes asked the Federal Trade Commission to break up the company, Amazon CEO J...
13:39, 05/13/2019

Daily lives of ancient Greeks revealed in Acropolis museum’s huge archaeological dig Museum’s new exhibition space is an excavation site with villas, workshops and bathhousesThe pride – and purpose – of the Acropolis Museum has always been the Parthenon gallery. With its 360-degree panoramic view from the top floor, the museum has al...
17:52, 06/08/2019

Psychedelic Plants And Tools Of Ancient Bolivian Trippers Discovered In Cave Shelter In 2001, American rapper Afroman released the sensational song “Because I Got High” in which he almost “cleaned his room” but got “high” instead. Now, it would appear that ancient cultures in South America were also going to clean their caves, but go...
04:13, 05/07/2019

Natural high: Brazil's Guarana growers ditch chemicals for ancient knowledge For the Guarana growers of the Amazon, the caffeine-rich berries aren't just a fortifying brew but part of ancient tradition that respects their rainforest home....
17:26, 06/13/2019

Ancient Chinese Death Rituals Involved Smoking Cannabis Specifically “To Get High” Archaeological evidence gathered at the excavation of ‘eight ancient Chinese tombs’ has finally determined that people were indeed smoking cannabis 2,500 years ago, just to “get high”. ...
19:13, 06/13/2019

Chaluka: A Site so Remote, The Ancient Aleutians of Alaska Lived in Peace for Millennia Alaska is often referred to as the last frontier because of its unspoiled nature and sparse population.  ...
13:13, 05/02/2019

Traces of Crawling in Italian Cave Reveal Ancient Human Social Behavior Evidence of crawling in an Italian cave system sheds new light on late Stone Age human behavior in groups, especially when exploring new grounds, says a study published today in eLife. The Discovery of Ancient Human Crawling The cave of Bàsura at Toi...
01:26, 05/16/2019

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....
16:26, 06/07/2019

5,000 Years Ago, Ancient Scientists Used Chemical Reactions to Create Pigments in Altai Mountains Scientists have unlocked intriguing 5,000-year-old secrets of prehistoric illustrators behind the stunning artwork of Karakol. These magnificent paintings found in the Altai Mountains show ancient figures with round horns and feathers on their heads....
20:26, 06/15/2019

Lost City of the Kalahari: Experts Search for Traces of Ancient Desert Civilization Today, the Kalahari Desert is known as a very dry place. The word Kalahari in fact comes from a Tswana word which means ‘great thirst’.  ...
02:26, 05/27/2019

Mexicans turn to ancient Aztec floating gardens to revive mangrove forests In Mexico City, old Aztec floating gardens are still used to grow food. Now, environmentalists think this ancient technology could help restore a coastal ecosystem — and help fishermen in the process....
14:00, 06/04/2019

First full satellite survey of devastated ancient Aleppo raises recovery hopes The first comprehensive survey of the devastation inflicted on the ancient Syrian city of Aleppo by years of urban warfare, has been published thanks to ground-breaking satellite imaging tools, developed by UN agencies – an essential first step towar...
21:39, 04/28/2019

Distant object at edge of Solar System is an ancient fragment from 4.5 billion years ago It's a rather uninspiring object, with no moons, rings or dust clouds in orbit around it; nor is there any evidence of an atmosphere.        ...
23:39, 05/16/2019

Ancient Origins Of North Americans Settled - And Hard Evidence Of “Russian” Collusion Unearthed For at least the last century archaeologists and anthropologists have generally agreed that the first humans arrived in North America having struggled across the icy wastes of Beringia, a vast land mass that bridged the seas between Siberia and Alask...
22:00, 06/06/2019

Cueva Pintada: Painted Cave of Gran Canaria Reveals Mystery of Ancient Inhabitants In 1862, in the center of the Spanish town of Galdar, an incredible archaeological discovery was made while agricultural work was being undertaken.  ...
20:00, 06/08/2019

Scientists think they've found the ancient neutron star crash that showered our solar system in gold Two astronomers think they've pinpointed the ancient stellar collision that gave our solar system its cache of precious gold and platinum — some of it, anyway....
18:00, 05/08/2019

Ancient neutron-star crash made enough gold and uranium to fill Earth's oceans Enough gold, uranium and other heavy elements about equal in mass to all of Earth's oceans likely came to the solar system from the collision of two neutron stars billions of years ago, a new study finds....
19:13, 05/13/2019

5,000-year-old mass grave suggests importance of family in ancient cultures, research finds A 5,000-year-old grave found in Poland was discovered to be filled with extended family members and appear to have been buried by someone who knew them, according to new research....
04:00, 05/09/2019

Ancient Raptor Captors Weren’t Thugs: Neanderthals Caught Eagles and Treasured Their Talons The golden eagle has had a special place in many human societies for millennia. They have been hunted, used to hunt and also honored. But the Neanderthals also seem to have prized and revered these remarkable birds.  ...
13:13, 05/02/2019

Trump camp says leaked internal polls showing Biden ahead are ‘ancient’ and ‘meaningless’ President Trump’s campaign acknowledged Friday having internal polling earlier this year showing Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden ahead of Trump in several battleground states, though the campaign insists those numbers are “ancient” and “m...
03:52, 06/15/2019

Archeological Mystery Solved with Modern Genetics: Y Chromosomes Reveal Population Boom and Bust in Ancient Japan The current thinking on the origins of the Japanese population holds that the original inhabitants, the Jomon people, were met about 2,500 years ago by a separate group coming mainly from the Korean Peninsula, the Yayoi people. However, the archaeolo...
20:13, 06/20/2019

Can you get 'horns' from smartphone use? Here are some problems our devices cause From horns on the back of your head to the tingles on your thigh, these are the ailments you face thanks to the little device on your pocket.       ...
04:39, 06/21/2019

Medicinal Mint Decoded: Scientists Learn Ancient Secrets of Chinese Skullcap Mint The precious chemistry of a plant used for 2000 years in traditional Chinese medicine has been unlocked in a project that raises the prospect of rapid access to a wide array of therapeutic drugs. ...
13:13, 05/02/2019

Ordeal of Rice: Suspects in Ancient India Forced to Chew Rice to Determine Their Guilt The ordeal of rice is a divine method of proof that was employed in ancient India. This ordeal involves suspects chewing on rice grains and then spitting them out. The condition of the grains is then used to determine if a person was innocent or guil...
18:26, 05/05/2019

Underwater Fortress Found: Ancient Fort Linked to Bloody Biblical Battles Found Off Coast of Israel Underwater archaeology is helping to transform our knowledge of the ancient world. In Israel, maritime archaeologists have discovered a 2,200-year-old Hellenistic fortress linked to biblical battles.  ...
22:39, 06/01/2019

Federal Appeals Court OKs Trump’s Abortion Gag Rules In a decision Planned Parenthood called “devastating,” a federal appeals court Thursday ruled in favor of the Trump administration’s family planning gag rule intended to prevent health providers from making abortion referrals or discussing where a pa...
02:52, 06/21/2019

Watchdog group protests baptisms of student athletes at Alabama high school In a video of Alabama student athletes being baptized on school property, the members of a football team appear to be enthusiastic participants in the religious ritual....
03:52, 06/21/2019

Steam Finally Adds Official LGBTQ+ Tag For Games The process of finding games on Steam has become increasingly driven by a tag system. Mouse over, say, Sekiro on Steam’s front page, and you’ll see descriptor tags like “Souls-like,” “Difficult,” and “Action.” Click on one of those tags, and you’ll b...
03:52, 06/21/2019

Single typo in state bill would have automatically registered non-citizens to vote A typo in the state’s automatic voter registration bill would have forced non-citizens to register despite their ineligibility — but lawmakers vowed it would be fixed. The bill directs designated state agencies such as the Department of Motor V...
03:52, 06/21/2019

Man who gunned down ex-girlfriend in East Village sentenced The man who shot and killed his ex-girlfriend during a busy morning commute in Manhattan in 2017 was sentenced to 18-years-to-life for the slaying on Thursday. Vincent Verdi, 63, pleaded guilty in May to fatally shooting Elizabeth Lee-Herman on Coope...
03:52, 06/21/2019

Navy SEAL deemed ‘too old’ wins fight to join FDNY ALBANY — The Navy SEAL rejected to become a city firefighter for being too old can now be hired by the FDNY, thanks to action taken by state lawmakers Thursday. Special Operations Chief Shaun Donovan missed city employee age stipulations by six month...
03:52, 06/21/2019

International Yoga Day: 'Surya Namaskar' Poses Light Up UN Headquarters The United Nations headquarters was lit up with postures of "Surya Namaskar" and the message of "Yoga for Climate Action" as India's Permanent Mission to the UN kick-started its celebrations for the......
04:00, 06/21/2019

Domino's Pizza Enterprises' Europe CEO says is committed to firm Domino's Pizza Enterprises Ltd's Europe head said on Friday he was "invested" in the Australian-based franchisee, after a media report said he could leave to become the CEO of Domino's UK-based franchisee....
04:26, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. sues to stop merger of two printing companies The U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday it had filed a lawsuit aimed at stopping Quad/Graphics Inc from buying LSC Communications , two of the biggest companies that print books, magazines and catalogs....
04:26, 06/21/2019

Controversies test appeal of Democrats Biden, Buttigieg to black voters At various stages of their presidential campaigns, Joe Biden and Pete Buttigieg have each faced a central question: Can a Democratic Party that increasingly prizes diversity and progressivism support a moderate white man as the nominee?...
04:26, 06/21/2019

Man gets 35 years in Chicago dispatcher’s shooting death CHICAGO (AP) — A man convicted of murder last year in the death of a Chicago dispatcher who wasn’t the intended target has been sentenced to 35 years in prison. Yvonne Nelson had just stepped out of a coffee shop near Chicago Police Department ...
04:39, 06/21/2019

Celtics select Romeo Langford with No. 14 pick in NBA draft BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics have selected Romeo Langford with the 14th pick in the NBA draft as they look to fortify a roster facing massive uncertainly with free agency looming. The Celtics also hold the 20th, 22nd and 51st picks. In his lone s...
04:39, 06/21/2019

Yankees struggling to decide on their Aaron Judge casualty When it came to how the Yankees were going to make room for Aaron Judge’s return from the injured list on Friday, Aaron Boone didn’t provide any clues Thursday afternoon. There were several options available to the Yankees with each presenting a prob...
05:13, 06/21/2019

2019 NHL Draft: Three storylines to watch in Vancouver It’s time to restock the cabinets. NHL teams will make their picks for their next generation at the 2019 NHL Draft in Vancouver when the first round kicks off on Friday, June 21. The Devils and Rangers hold the top two picks and will make Jack ...
05:13, 06/21/2019

GLOBAL LNG-Asian prices slip as cargoes flood; North Asian demand slows Asian spot prices for liquefied natural gas (LNG) slipped this week on the back of a surplus of cargoes globally while imports from North Asia appeared to be slowing down this month, industry sources said....
05:26, 06/21/2019

Tunisian national who backed ISIS deported from US, ICE officials say Federal immigration officials on Wednesday removed a Tunisian national who had declared his support for ISIS, entered the U.S. on a sham marriage, and committed tax fraud, according to a press release.     ...
05:52, 06/21/2019

Giant – and controversial – telescope to be built on sacred Hawaiian peak Scientists say the new telescope will help answer fundamental questions about the advent of the universe.        ...
06:00, 06/21/2019

City parks worker allegedly stole $30K from people who rented Queens venue A city Parks Department worker stole $30,000 from people who rented a building in a Queens park for weddings and other celebrations, the city’s Department of Investigation said Thursday. In the four-year-long scheme, Nicole Gamory allegedly funneled ...
06:26, 06/21/2019

Mexico promotes tree diplomacy with El Salvador to boost poor areas Millions of new trees will soon begin sprouting in El Salvador thanks to a program funded by the Mexican government that aims to help impoverished communities that often create fertile ground for fleeing migrants....
07:00, 06/21/2019

FAA prohibits operators from flying over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Tehran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions....
07:00, 06/21/2019

Trump says hard to believe Iranian shooting down of U.S. drone was intentional U.S. President Donald Trump played down Iran's downing of a U.S. military surveillance drone on Thursday, saying he suspected it was shot by mistake and "it would have made a big difference" to him had the remotely controlled aircraft been piloted....
07:00, 06/21/2019

France's Macron says three lead candidates for EU Commission presidency failed to get support French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday the three so-called Spitzenkandidaten - or lead candidates - for the European Commission presidency had each failed to receive enough support among European Union leaders in Brussels....
07:00, 06/21/2019

'Today' excludes Matt Lauer, Ann Curry from 25th anniversary video On Thursday morning, NBC shared a five-minute video celebrating 25 years of "Today." Notably absent? Matt Lauer and Ann Curry.        ...
07:00, 06/21/2019

Bol Bol Heads To Denver Nuggets After Agonizing Draft Night Slide Extremely fun one-and-done Oregon prospect Bol Bol showed up to Thursday night’s NBA draft decked out in a black suit featuring a garish sequined spider web on the left shoulder, smiling and optimistic and looking forward to being drafted somewhere i...
07:00, 06/21/2019

Leuchter claims shock WTCR Nurburgring Nordschleife final pole Sebastien Loeb Racing Volkswagen driver Benjamin Leuchter claimed a shock pole position for the final Nurburgring Nordschleife World Touring Car Cup race in a breathless end to second qualifying...
07:39, 06/21/2019

Ricciardo says a "nice fire" has ignited at Renault Formula 1 team Daniel Ricciardo says Renault's recent run of form has 'ignited a pretty nice fire' inside the team, which he says reminds him of qualities that make Red Bull so strong...
07:39, 06/21/2019

Yoga Day: Cartoon Characters Motu And Patlu Perform Yoga With PM Modi Iconic cartoon characters Motu and Patlu performed yoga with Prime Minister Narendra Modi this morning in Ranchi on the occasion of the fifth International Yoga Day....
07:52, 06/21/2019

FAA bars U.S. airlines from flying over Persian Gulf amid escalating tensions with Iran The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S.-registered aircraft operators from flying over the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman due to increased tensions with Iran....
08:00, 06/21/2019

Range Rover Velar 2019 long-term review Can the road-biased Land Rover step out from its storied siblings’ shadow? We have six months to find out Why we’re running it: To see if this newest twist on the Range Rover formula is worthy of the badge – and its price  Month 1 - Specs Life wi...
09:13, 06/21/2019

Never gonna give you up: how plastic seduced America Once we lived without it, now we can’t escape it. A historian unpacks the origins of our plastic addictionIn 1957 Disneyland opened the Monsanto House of the Future, an all-plastic dwelling. Over the next 10 years millions of visitors passed through ...
09:26, 06/21/2019

The Latest: Duke, ACC have big night as NBA draft concludes NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Thursday’s NBA draft (all times local): 1:30 a.m. The trade-filled NBA draft is complete. Sacramento took Serbian guard Vanja Marinkovic with the 60th and final selection. That capped a night that saw Duke and Zion...
10:13, 06/21/2019

High-stakes bid to stop climate bill hits 2nd day in Oregon SALEM, Ore. (AP) — GOP senators are preparing to remain absent from the Capitol for a second day to block a landmark climate plan that would be the second of its kind nationwide. Gov. Kate Brown has deployed the state police to round up 12 Republican...
10:13, 06/21/2019

India uses yoga diplomacy to assert rising global influence NEW DELHI (AP) — If China has panda diplomacy, India has yoga. Prime Minister Narendra Modi practiced various yoga poses alongside an estimated 40,000 people at an event Friday for International Yoga Day in India’s eastern state of Jharkhand. M...
10:39, 06/21/2019

| Fraser-Pryce, Thompson advance to Jamaican track semis Olympic champions Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Elaine Thompson easily qualified for the semi-finals of the 100m at the Jamaica National Championships....
11:00, 06/21/2019

YouTuber leaks Mac Pro cheese-grating performance with disappointing results Apple’s original Mac Pro was affectionately referred to as a cheese grater until the company decided to go for more of a trash can aesthetic in 2013. When the company introduced the 2019 Mac Pro – a clear callback to the original design – it also rei...
11:00, 06/21/2019

What could be next for Tacko Fall after not being drafted Tacko Fall, who caught the nation by storm when he gave Zion Williamson all he could handle in the second round of the NCAA Tournament this past season, did not get selected in Thursday’s NBA draft at Barclays Center. The 7-foot-7 center — who ...
11:26, 06/21/2019

Oil rises towards $65 on fears of U.S. attack on Iran Oil prices rallied towards $65 per barrel on fears of a U.S. military attack on Iran that would disrupt flows from the Middle East, which provides more than 20% of the world's oil output....
12:13, 06/21/2019

Italian PM optimistic the country can avoid disciplinary procedure from Brussels Italy's leader has told CNBC he was optimistic about the possibility that the European Commission would not pursue an excessive deficit procedure against his government....
12:13, 06/21/2019

Bill won’t stop meddling in 2020 elections, say technology experts Lawmakers are considering a bill to address the problem posed by video editing tools that can make anyone, including politicians, appear to say things they didn’t really say or do things they didn’t really do....
12:26, 06/21/2019

Great New Picture Books That Teach, Without Preaching Sometimes kids need stories about the stuff they know already: how — and why — to hold hands. How — and why — to read books. How to be a good friend....
12:52, 06/21/2019

Pertamina in talks with Exxon, Chevron to buy H2 2019 Indonesian crude * Indonesia's state energy company Pertamina is still in talks with U.S. oil majors Chevron Corp and Exxon Mobil Corp to buy their share of Indonesian crude production for the second half this year, a senior Pertamina official said...
13:00, 06/21/2019

China's Huawei to start talks with Russia on using Avrora OS -RIA Chinese technology giant Huawei will start talks with officials at Russia's communications ministry this summer on the possibility of using Russia's Avrova operating system, the RIA news agency on Friday cited a Russian deputy communications minister...
13:00, 06/21/2019

UK junior foreign minister suspended after grappling with protester Mark Field has been suspended as a junior foreign minister pending an investigation after he grabbed a female demonstrator by the neck and pushed her when a climate-change protest interrupted a speech by Britain's finance minister....
13:00, 06/21/2019

John Wick Hex is the best, most creative licensed game we've played in years Mike Bithell and Good Shepherd Entertainment's collaborative John Wick game blew us away at E3 - it's honestly unlike anything we've ever played before....
13:26, 06/21/2019

Why is video game slo-mo so frequently a no-go? Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Pl...
13:52, 06/21/2019

New Law Soon To Enforce Marathi In Maharashtra Schools: Devendra Fadnavis Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has announced that his government will soon bring a stricter law to ensure compulsory teaching of Marathi in all schools across the state....
14:00, 06/21/2019

Navy Officers Board Indian Crude Oil Carriers Amid Persian Gulf Tension With the distinct possibility of a military conflict between the United States and Iran, the Indian Navy is set to embark officers and sailors onboard Indian crude oil carriers which enter and exit......
14:00, 06/21/2019

House Dems push for new AUMF before any military action on Iran, unlikely to pass The U.S. may be closer to a military conflict with Iran now more than ever. But this also means that Congress could be the closest it’s come in years to considering a new resolution to authorize the use of military force....
14:00, 06/21/2019

Thousands of whales are dying. Scientists have run out of public beaches for the carcasses to rot Authorities are scrambling to find remote stretches of sand that are privately owned, with proprietors who don't mind hosting a rotting creature.        ...
15:13, 06/21/2019

For lesser-known Democrats, debates offer opportunity and risk For most of the 2020 Democratic presidential contenders, next week's debates will be their first leap into the high-risk, high-reward glare of the national political spotlight....
15:13, 06/21/2019

Renault and Nissan reach agreement on boardroom seats Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard and CEO Thierry Bollore will be given seats on key Nissan oversight committees, signaling an end to a dispute that has poisoned relations between the two automakers. Senard will also become Nissan's vice chairma...
15:52, 06/21/2019

Ford to unveil new race-spec GT at Goodwood 2019 Preview image suggests Ford's fearsome Le Mans racer could be adapted for the road Ford is poised to reveal a racing-inspired version of its GT supercar at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. Previewed in a darkened image, the new model looks to...
16:00, 06/21/2019

Jordan Bone's Draft Party Went From Tragic To Joyful In A Flash As this video of undrafted Fred VanVleet that made the rounds last night showed, there are at least some NBA draft parties that fizzle out before anyone can enjoy the ecstatic release they all came for, and it looked like Tennessee standout Jordan Bo...
16:26, 06/21/2019

NHL draft 2019: Live updates, analysis of news, rumors from first round The NHL draft's first round begins Friday at 8 p.m. ET, but the news and rumors will dominate the day. Follow along.       ...
16:39, 06/21/2019

Sheriff: 15-year-old boy charged with killing 7-year-old ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky sheriff says a 15-year-old boy has been charged with murder in the death of a 7-year-old family member. Hardin County Sheriff John Ward told The News-Enterprise that officers responded to a call Thursday and took ...
17:00, 06/21/2019

Brazil's Bovespa stock market hits record high Brazilian stocks surged to a fresh all-time high on Friday, with markets reopening after a national holiday the previous day and sentiment boosted by the increasing likelihood of interest rate cuts at home and abroad later this year....
17:13, 06/21/2019

Chrissy Teigen criticized over daughter's first dentist visit: 'U guys never fail me' Chrissy Teigen was found defending herself again this week to social media users who criticized the mother of two over her daughter’s first dentist visit....
17:39, 06/21/2019

Ukraine president's party keeps commanding poll lead ahead of July election The new party set up by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who took office last month, maintained a commanding lead in an opinion poll published on Friday ahead of a snap parliamentary election next month....
17:39, 06/21/2019

Wisconsin G.O.P.’s Lame-Duck Laws Caused Outrage. A Court Just Ruled Them Legal. The laws, rushed through before Democrats took office as governor and attorney general, drew large protests. The State Supreme Court said the special session was legal....
17:52, 06/21/2019

Nissan's Ice Cream Truck Prototype Is a Solution to a Quietly Nefarious Problem We’ve reached the point of EV development where everyone can go ahead and get wild and start imagining literally all the potential uses for an eco-friendly vehicle (I’mma let you in on a little secret. Exactly like with a conventional car, EVs can do...
18:00, 06/21/2019

Monsoon Hits Odisha After 10-Day Delay, Heavy Rains In Coastal Regions The much awaited southwest monsoon finally hit Odisha on Friday and covered all the coastal districts, the Metoffice said. Heavy rain lashed the coastal districts of the state on Friday, it said....
18:39, 06/21/2019

HTC redesigns Vive Cosmos with 6 inside-out tracking cameras A teaser video for the headset's new design includes a detachable faceplate with two additional cameras, but no explanation as to why they've been added.Read More...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Convicted Of Molesting Girl He Met On Dating App, He Won't Face Jail Time Joseph Meili was charged with child kidnapping, statutory rape and statutory sodomy. He would later admit to committing a sex crime. But the 22-year-old man won't face jail time for molesting the......
19:26, 06/21/2019

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: On Authenticity • This Joke Finall Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: On Authenticity • This Joke Finally Comes Full Circle At E3 2019 • When Real Life Ruins Your Nintendo Direct • A Few Words On Ace Academy • The Questions Posed By Google Stadia • Going...
19:26, 06/21/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Keep Up the Pressure Thousands of protesters besieged the city’s police headquarters, extending a political crisis in the city sparked by a proposed extradition law that the government has since put a stop to in an effort to ease unrest....
19:39, 06/21/2019

Medic testifies he killed Islamic State fighter in Iraq A Navy SEAL medic shocked the murder trial of special operations chief Edward Gallagher Thursday when he testified that he killed a wounded Islamic State fighter in 2017 in an act of mercy....
19:39, 06/21/2019

Watch: Explosion at gas refinery rocks Philadelphia A large explosion rocked a gas refinery in Philadelphia early Friday -- one of the largest refinery complexes on the East Coast -- and sent gasoline futures up more than 3 percent....
19:39, 06/21/2019

Richmond Is at a Crossroads. Will Arthur Ashe Boulevard Point the Way? On Saturday, the city will rename a major thoroughfare after Ashe. It will slice across Monument Avenue, known for its outsized statues of Confederate generals....
19:39, 06/21/2019

Eurosport Events and WSC to expand global partnership "Eurosport Events Ltd, promoter of the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by OSCARO, and WSC Ltd, owner of the TCR regulations, have signed a new agreement."...
19:52, 06/21/2019

Find Out If Apple Recalled Your MacBook Pro If you purchased a MacBook Pro at some point between 2015 and 2017, you should probably double check that it won’t spontaneously combust on you....
20:00, 06/21/2019

Get a Free Smoothie From Jamba Juice This Afternoon Today is officially the first day of summer. To celebrate, which also happens to be ‘National Smoothie Day’, Jamba Juice is offering customers free small smoothies today from 2pm-5pm....
20:00, 06/21/2019

Prosecution rests case in Chinese scholar’s slaying trial PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have rested their case in the trial of a former University of Illinois student who could get the death penalty if convicted of killing a scholar from China. Brendt Christensen’s lawyers called his ex-wife...
20:26, 06/21/2019

BoE looks to throw open doors to tech companies ahead of Brexit The Bank of England opening up its balance sheet to payment companies and tech firms such as Facebook would bolster Britain's 7 billion pound ($9 billion) fintech sector just as it faces tougher competition from Europe after Brexit....
20:26, 06/21/2019

Vettel: Ferrari's Formula 1 updates not working as expected Sebastian Vettel says the updates the Ferrari Formula 1 team brought to Paul Ricard for the French Grand Prix did not perform as expected in Friday practice...
20:39, 06/21/2019

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 ear...
20:39, 06/21/2019

Le’Veon Bell: I left suspected jewelry thieves naked in bed When Le’Veon Bell left his home in Hollywood, Fla., on May 25, the two women suspected of stealing more than half a million dollars worth of his property were in his bed naked....
20:52, 06/21/2019

Dr. Siegel on why teens are 'growing horns' from prolonged cellphone use New research suggests that teens are sprouting horns on the back of their heads, and Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel argued that it's likely connected to prolonged cell phone use....
21:00, 06/21/2019

Democrats call for oversight after Trump's Iran airstrikes reversal Warren accused Trump of instigating ‘another unnecessary conflict’ while Biden called it a ‘self-inflicted disaster’Follow the latest in US politics – liveSenior US Democrats led the outcry on Friday against Donald Trump’s dramatic almost-launch of m...
21:13, 06/21/2019

Confident USA riding high entering Women's World Cup knockout stage A win over Sweden may not have done much to settle concerns over the defense, but the US are brimming with confidence as the business end of the tournament comes into viewIt’s onto the knockout round of the Women’s World Cup for the defending champio...
21:13, 06/21/2019

'Steps for peace': Oakland residents take stand against gun violence after 36th death this year Dozens gather two days after shooting as Operation Ceasefire program helps save livesTwo days after 66-year-old Thomas Romerson was fatally shot near a church in Oakland, California, community members gathered near the site of the shooting to take a ...
21:13, 06/21/2019

Poll finds Americans are worried about asteroids, don’t care about the Moon As we creep closer to the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing, NASA is doing its best to drum up support for a return mission that would see its astronauts once again roaming the lunar surface. With such an exciting mission on the horizon, you...
21:26, 06/21/2019

Breaking Down Toy Story 4‘s Five Post-Credits Scenes Warning: This post contains spoilers for Toy Story 4. Toy Story 4 is getting rave reviews from critics. Sadly, it doesn’t begin with the traditional Pixar short that precedes most of the studios’ films. But fear not, there’s plenty ...
21:52, 06/21/2019

Chess: national solving championship opens to entries from Britain this week A prize fund of at least £1,225 is on offer, with qualification for the 2020 world equivalent available to the eventual winnerThis week’s puzzle marks the opening round of a national competition in which Guardian readers have traditionally performed ...
22:26, 06/21/2019

Mom left paralyzed after pregnancy complication triggers stroke at 29 weeks A new mom was left paralyzed but is lucky to be alive after she developed preeclampsia and suffered a stroke 29 weeks into her pregnancy. Claire Winnett, 24, said it started with uncontrollable shaking in her arm that resulted in an emergency trip to...
22:26, 06/21/2019

Police suspend work with major forensics firm after cyber-attack More than half of outsourced case work disrupted due to Eurofins security breachPolice have halted all work with the UK’s largest private forensics provider after a ransomware attack, in the latest crisis to hit the forensics sector.Eurofins, which c...
22:39, 06/21/2019

Rape Victims Can End Pregancy Without Medical Board Nod: Court The Madras High Court Friday said a rape victim need not approach the medical board or the judiciary to terminate her pregnancy provided its length has not exceed 20 weeks....
22:52, 06/21/2019

Easy-listening legend Barry Manilow gives $100,000 to hurricane-ravaged high school band There just aren’t enough Barry Manilow news days, in our opinion. The just-turned 76-year-old easy-listening songwriting legend is still performing in Vegas, and also runs the Manilow Music Project, which is “keeping dreams alive one instrument at a ...
23:13, 06/21/2019

How to Protest Human Rights Abuses at U.S. Detention Centers Many of us are feeling some combination of despair, outrage, and shock at reports of the conditions at the U.S. southern border. It’s devastating to learn that our government is separating children from their families, cramming people into overcrowde...
23:13, 06/21/2019

Caregiver filmed abusing 101-year-old dementia patient gets 8 months in jail An evil caregiver who was secretly filmed abusing and slapping a 101-year-old dementia patient has been jailed for eight months. Ashikiah Reid, 36, was caught on camera roughly cleaning the elderly woman’s face with a flannel and slapping her h...
23:13, 06/21/2019

Bill de Blasio says 11-year-old Brooklyn shooting victim is ‘stable’ The 11-year-old boy who was struck in the crossfire of a Brooklyn shooting Thursday night is in stable condition, said Mayor Bill de Blasio, who promised an increased police presence in the Crown Heights neighborhood. “I just want to report to ...
23:26, 06/21/2019

Michigan man ordered to share lottery winners from during divorce A Michigan man who won a $30 million lottery jackpot while in the midst of divorce proceedings must split the money with his ex, an appeals court ruled....
23:26, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 1-General Electric to scrap California power plant 20 years early General Electric Co said on Friday it plans to demolish a large power plant it owns in California after only one-third of its useful life because the plant is no longer economically viable....
23:26, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. banks clear first hurdle of Federal Reserve's annual stress test The 18 largest banks operating in the United States took the first step toward doling out capital on dividends, share buybacks and other investments on Friday, after clearing the first stage of their yearly health checks with the U.S. Federal Reserve...
23:26, 06/21/2019

Toys ‘R’ Us, Back From the Dead, Will Reportedly Open U.S. Stores Just in Time for the Holidays (Bloomberg) — Maybe American kids will only have to live through one Christmas without Toys ‘R’ Us. About a year after shuttering U.S. operations, the remnant of the defunct toy chain is set to return this holiday season by opening ...
23:26, 06/21/2019

Report: US to target 2,000 migrant families on Sunday Officials have told US media that a major operation to arrest thousands of illegal immigrants is coming. The Trump administration has asked for an even harder crackdown than the Department of Homeland Security requested....
23:26, 06/21/2019

Pakistan struggling to eradicate malnutrition in children Despite abundance of food, child malnutrition is rife in Pakistan. Four in 10 children under 5 years of age are stunted in the country, according to a government survey....
23:26, 06/21/2019

Senate Democrats ask for details on antitrust probes into Big Tech Seven U.S. Senate Democrats asked the Trump administration on Friday to disclose details of possible Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department antitrust investigations into Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc, Alphabet Inc and Apple Inc....
23:39, 06/21/2019

Rick Pitino leaving Greece with hope of one more NBA chance Rick Pitino is eyeing a return to the NBA. The Hall of Fame coach intends to pursue a job in the NBA, according to ESPN, whether it be coaching, player personnel or an advisory role. Pitino released a statement on Twitter Friday morning, announcing t...
23:52, 06/21/2019

Stephen A. Smith goes full fanboy after Knicks take RJ Barrett Stephen A. Smith is in full fanboy mode. Smith, an outspoken Knicks fan who was previously distraught about the results of the draft lottery, raved in typically loud fashion Thursday night after the team selected former Duke star RJ Barrett with the ...
23:52, 06/21/2019

What to watch in the market in the week ahead: Stocks on track for best first half in 22 years The fate of U.S.-China trade talks could play out in the week ahead, and that could set the tone for markets and the economy in the second half of the year...
00:00, 06/22/2019

Georgia president: 'Russia is our enemy' The president of Georgia has accused Russia of meddling in its internal affairs and stirring anger that led to protesters attempting to storm the Georgian parliament on Thursday....
00:39, 06/22/2019

8 phone grips that make holding your device more comfortable — all under $15 Amazon A phone grip is one of the most useful tech accessories you can buy for less than $15. They give you a more secure and comfortable grip on your device, saving it from fatal drops. Many also double as stands to prop your phone up. We found 8...
00:52, 06/22/2019

Here’s why Hope Hicks didn’t answer a staggering 155 questions during her testimony before the House Judiciary Committee Former White House communications director Hope Hicks was blocked from answering 155 questions while testifying before the House Judiciary Committee earlier this week. White House attorneys cited "absolute immunity," as the reason why Hicks couldn't ...
00:52, 06/22/2019

I have 26 credit cards to help me travel the world, and there 5 invaluable perks I find myself using all the time Witthaya Prasongsin / Getty Images Holly Johnson has 26 credit cards, many of which offer superior perks and consumer protections. Priority Pass Select airport lounge membership is probably her favorite perk since it lets Johnson access over 1,000 a...
00:52, 06/22/2019

Cardi B Hit With Two Felony Assault Charges Over Strip Club Brawl (NEW YORK) — Grammy-winning rapper Cardi B was charged Friday with new felony charges in a fight last year at a New York City strip club. An indictment filed in state court charges Cardi B with two counts of felony attempted assault and various...
01:00, 06/22/2019

For the first time since 2013, AT&T has the fastest 4G LTE network in the states PCMag takes its phones on an annual drive test throughout the country measuring dataspeed and other metrics for the four major U.S. carriers. This year's test took the publication's staff through 30 cities throughout 25 states. And for the first time...
01:13, 06/22/2019

Shields injured in training, fight with Habazin postponed FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Claressa Shields’ fight against Ivana Habazin has been postponed because Shields injured her knee in training. Shields said in a statement that she’ll heal quickly and will be “training harder than ever” so...
01:26, 06/22/2019

Joe Dumars joins Kings as adviser to general manager Divac SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Hall of Famer Joe Dumars is back in the NBA, hired as a special adviser to Sacramento Kings general manager Vlade Divac. The Kings announced the hiring Friday of Dumars, the former president of basketball operations for the ...
01:26, 06/22/2019

Venezuela closes border with Brazil, Colombian crossings may be next Nicolas Maduro will close Venezuela's border with Brazil, as tensions over foreign aid deliveries rise. The embattled President also is considering closing the border with Colombia -- a move that would seal off most of Venezuela's inland periphery....
02:13, 06/22/2019

Congress reacts to escalating tensions with Iran Some Congressional members say President Donald Trump was right not to attack Iran. After Iran downed a U.S. drone, Trump ordered a retaliatory strike that he said he shelved 10 minutes before Iran was to be hit. (June 21)     &#...
02:26, 06/22/2019

OBJ: Couldn't reach 'full potential' with Giants Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. addressed his Giants exit in an interview with Complex, saying he had to leave New York because he "wasn't going to be able to reach my full potential there."...
02:52, 06/22/2019