African-American support of Trump at 36%, almost double from last year – poll

Support for US President Donald Trump among black voters is currently at 36 percent, almost double the number from last year, according to a new poll. It comes despite reports that a tape exists of Trump using the N-word. The 36 percent approval rating, revealed in a Rasmussen poll on Thursday, is a huge surge […]

America's Westernmost Used Bookstore That Almost Wasn't?

Talk Story Bookstore in Hanapepe, Kauai, could so easily not have been. If it were not for the auspicious appearance of a double rainbow, convincing the now owners to pay rent on the bookstore premises instead of their flat, we wouldn’t have a story to tell. It wasn’t exactly the first time that Ed and […]

Microsoft releases two new Windows 10 previews and almost aligns their features

Microsoft today released two new Windows 10 previews for PCs. The first build, which contains only bug fixes, is from the RS5 branch, which represents the Windows 10 update the company plans to release later this year. The second build is from the 19H1 branch, which, as its name indicates, will arrive in the first […]

Almost half of Swedes & Danes reject EU, prefer their own ‘Nordic Union’ – poll

Nearly half of Swedes and Danes said they’d rather be in a ‘Nordic Union’ with their neighbors from Norway, Finland and Iceland than in the EU, a fresh poll revealed. Research conducted by pollster Sentio for Norwegian newspaper Klassekampen showed 47 percent support the hypothetical Nordic Union in Sweden and 45 percent in Denmark.32 percent […]

Juventus reportedly sold $60 million worth of Ronaldo jerseys in 24 hours — almost half his transfer fee

Reuters Cristiano Ronaldo fever is gripping Juventus FC. One of the planet's most successful soccer players has only recently joined the Italian giant, but the club has already sold $ 60 million in shirts, seen its stock price increase almost 40%, and gained over 1 million new followers on its social-media channels, according to several […]

NASA accidentally burned evidence of life on Mars almost 50 years ago

During the 1970s, the Viking probe went to Mars and found no evidence of any organic matter. Yet NASA recently announced its Curiosity rover had discovered complex organic molecules on the surface of Mars. It now seems Viking may have made the same discovery more than 40 years ago — then accidentally burned it up. […]

Meghan morphing into Kate: Duchess of Sussex ‘almost identical’ in an aspect of her style

Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton are two very different women who are married into the British Royal Family. While Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, is a private school girl, Meghan is an actress who grew up in LA. Meghan was loved by fans for her modern and sexy style before she married Harry. But, has […]

Leaks, riots, and monocles: How a $60 in-game item almost destroyed EVE Online

(credit: Opening image based on Eve Online assets courtesy CCP Games.) Long before loot boxes became the bane of the Internet’s existence, in-game purchases at large could cause a bit of commotion within certain gaming communities. Roughly seven years ago, for instance, a simple monocle almost brought down one of the most active gaming communities […]

Almost half of millennials say they would rather give up shampooing for a week than stop using their phones

Kārlis Dambrāns/Attribution License/Flickr A survey conducted by an app-based phone service Visible asked 1,180 millennials a series of “Would you rather?” questions, to find out what they would be willing to give up for their smartphones.  Of those surveyed, 41% said they would rather give up shampooing for a week than forego their phone for […]