The price of a typical Manhattan apartment just fell below $1 million for the first time in 3 years

Real estate in Manhattan has been moving toward a buyers’ market. The median sales price of units sold in Manhattan fell 6% in the final three months of 2018. The fourth quarter marked the first time in three years that the figure was below $ 1 million. In the latest sign that Manhattan is heading […]

Bitcoin nosedives below $4,000, crashing through 2nd milestone in a week

Bitcoin (BTC) has hit a 14-month low, trading below the $ 4,000 threshold for the first time since last year, shedding thousands of virtual coins since the start of the week. BTC experienced a nosedive (to around $ 3,750) on Saturday evening, falling by 14 percent in a day and a staggering 25 percent since […]

This Week In Trailers: Tito and the Birds, All Creatures Here Below, Unlovable, Weightless, Don’t Be a Dick About It

Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week […]

The pound falls below $1.30 after Carney warns of ‘uncomfortably high’ no deal Brexit risk

Hannelore Foerster/Getty The pound dropped below 1.30 against the dollar on Friday morning. The fall came after Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said there was an “uncomfortably high” chance that Britain will leave the EU without a deal. The Bank of England ran an economic simulation of what might happen after a no deal […]

Ant-Man and the Wasp opens BELOW expectations at box office – but there's good news

The new Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly-fronted caper has come in slightly below studio estimates, according to Collider; winning the US weekend with around $ 76 million. Analysts had expected it to score around $ 80-85 million, especially after it grabbed an impressive $ 33 million on Friday alone – though Disney have insisted they […]

'Low point in US patriotism:' Number of 'extremely proud' Americans slips below 50% for first time

With politics and society increasingly divided, only 47 percent of US citizens polled say they’re “extremely proud” to be Americans, the lowest number ever. The number of Republicans with this extreme pride is at a five-year high. A new annual survey by Gallup, released on Monday, has highlighted two widening political divides, one between Republicans […]

Russia become lowest-ranked World Cup team after slipping below Saudis in FIFA standings

Hosts Russia will be the lowest-ranked of all the 32 teams at this summer’s World Cup, after FIFA’s latest international standings showed the team had slipped below opening game opponents Saudi Arabia. Russia dropped to 70th in the official FIFA rankings released on Thursday – their lowest position ever and three places below the Saudis […]

A father and son are growing fruit and vegetables 8 metres below the surface of the Mediterranean Sea — here’s why

Nemo’s Garden is an underwater farm in Italy. The project consists of 5 biospheres connected by a central ‘tree of life’. Each biosphere has carefully monitored temperature and humidity.   This is Nemo’s Garden, it’s an underwater farm created by the Ocean Reef Group. The project was started as an experiment as the owner’s crops were suffering […]

BBC weather: Cold weather to hit UK next week as temperatures drop below freezing

The BBC weather report was presented by Nick Miller who issued a stern warning to viewers as temperatures are set to drop below freezing. Addressing fans of the show, he said: “Cold air is on the way and is even colder than what we have at the moment, particularly next week, that’s making us all […]

‘Pacific Rim Uprising’ Early Box Office Projections Put It Below the Original

The monster may be bigger in Pacific Rim Uprising, but it appears that the box office for the science-fiction sequel may not. Early box office projections for Pacific Rim Uprising have been released, and the Steven S. DeKnight-helmed sequel to Guillermo del Toro‘s Pacific Rim is projected to open to lower box office numbers than its 2013 predecessor. A report from […]