Tuesday, October 15, 2019
A plane departing from London City Airport was grounded after a protester climbed onto its roof as part of wider climate change demonstrations. Happening on the fourth day of the Extinction Rebellion demonstrations, it was revealed the man involved in the grounding was former Paralympic cyclist James Brown. The vision impaired cyclist for the GB…
When DreamWorks founder Jeffrey Katzenberg and former Hewlett-Packard and eBay CEO Meg Whitman announced the idea for Quibi last year, there was debate over whether millennials and Gen Zers would cash in on a mobile-only platform streaming shows lasting for 10 minutes or less. One thing is for certain, at the rate content deals are…
By Corey Atad. 23 hours ago Issa Rae. Photo: AFF-USA/Shutterstock If you’ve ever wanted a celebrity to tell you the weather, you’re in luck! On Thursday, Google revealed that Issa Rae is the new voice of Google Assistant, the company’s AI voice helper. RELATED: Issa Rae Reveals Why She Was On Her Phone During Betty…
GamechangerBy L. X. Beckett(Tor, 576 pages, $36.50)Toronto author L. X. Beckett’s Gamechanger is an impressive debut: a hefty page-turner with a thrilling plot that presents a dense and detailed vision of the future.The world, as we find frequently in today’s SF, has suffered a Setback, this time in the form of a global pandemic. Setback…
He's scaling back his travel and events. JOE RAEDLE/GETTY IMAGESThe White House has a message for Nancy Pelosi: They claim that the impeachment inquiry "violates fundamental fairness and constitutionally mandated due process," and because of this Trump "cannot permit his Administration to participate" in the impeachment investigation. CANNOT. PERMIT. “Let them hold me in contempt.…
It's a question you'd be forgiven for asking upon the announcement of the new MasterChef judges today: Who? The three new judges are hardly household names compared to some of the people suggested since Matt Preston, George Calombaris and Gary Mehigan departed Ten's hit cooking show in dramatic circumstances earlier this year, news.com.au reports. They…
I didn't mean to rip you offPolice have caught the colourful ex-monk from Samut Prakan who managed to trick some of the nation's top performers into a concert con which enabled him to fleece traders in Nakhon Si Thammarat of 3.2 million baht. Somchart 'Nott 4G' Phupeuk Chiang Rai police nabbed Somchart Phupeuk, or Nott…
To the average consumer, it can seem easier to nail jelly to a wall than to find the best price on an ocean cruise - especially because there are so many options: There will be more than 15,400 sailings in 2019 alone, according to Cruise Industry News. But you can find deals, especially if you…
Updated October 09, 2019 09:06:42 For three decades, audiences have loved Jon Faine's interrogations as much as high-profile guests have hated them."Holding power to account" is a phrase you're likely to hear if you tune in to Jon Faine's radio show. With other catchcries like "astonishing", "extraordinary" and "fascinating", the former lawyer has always had…
Aaron Stewart was always around golf even when he wasn’t heavily invested. Now he’s involved in ways he never imagined.Stewart, the son of late three-time major champion Payne Stewart, has been appointed tournament director of the Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions in Orlando, Florida. The season opener on the LPGA Tour is Jan. 16-19 and…