Robert Greenblatt to Step Down as NBC Entertainment Chairman: Report

It’s the end of an era at NBC: Entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt is preparing to step down after nearly eight years at the network, according to a report from our sister site Variety. Greenblatt “is in the process of negotiating his exit plan at NBC after making the decision that the time is right for […]

Facebook Messenger DOWN – Chat app not working as users struggle to access service

UPDATE: Facebook Messenger is now back online with full service resumed. Facebook Messenger seems to have hit some problems tonight with reports that the hugely popular app is down and not working. It seems the problems began around midnight with users in the UK, Europe and the US reporting problems sending and receiving messages. Down Detector, […]

Russian surveillance plane got shot down by Syria—and Russia blames Israel

Enlarge / An Ilyushin IL-20M intelligence collection aircraft, the type shot down Monday evening by Syrian air defenses. (credit: Kirill Naumenko) On Monday night, a Russian Air Force Ilyushin IL-20 “Coot-A” electronic intelligence and radar reconnaissance aircraft monitoring the Idlib province of Syria was mistakenly shot down by Syrian air defense forces after an Israeli […]

Dementia: Is it possible to slow down symptoms of the brain disease?

Dementia is a syndrome associated with on ongoing decline of brain functioning. There are many types of dementia, the most common being Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia. Symptoms of dementia include problems with memory loss, thinking speed, and mental sharpness and quickness. A person with dementia may also experience problems with language, understanding, judgement and […]

The Morning Watch: ‘Rick and Morty’ Gets an Anime Makeover, Drew Barrymore Breaks Down Her Career & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, find out what Rick and Morty might be […]

This educational startup in Russia shrinks kids down to the size of individual atoms using virtual reality

MEL Science I recently had the strangely-pleasurable experience of being shrunken down virtually to the size of an individual electron, gaining an immersive 360-degree view of the invisible world that forms the very basis of our reality. MEL Science, a company based in St. Petersburg, Russia, provides a series of virtual reality experiences that can […]

Typhoon Mangkhut Shuts Down the 8th Busiest Airport in the World, Hong Kong

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‘Eventful trip’: TripAdvisor shuts down Salisbury Cathedral’s page trolled over Skripal case

RT’s interview with UK’s suspects in the Skripal case has triggered a troll storm on TripAdvisor, as the page of the Salisbury Cathedral got raided by users posing as Russian agents. The fun making prompted the page to be locked. Several hours after the interview with Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov aired, online impersonators flocked […]

Dealmaster: Breaking down the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max’s pre-order situation

Enlarge / The iPhone XS will be available to pre-order on Friday. (credit: Valentina Palladino) It’s iPhone season, which means it’s once again time for millions of Apple diehards to drop what they’re doing and immediately upgrade their daily drivers. To be clear, we recommend waiting for the Ars review of the new iPhone XS […]

The Predator director reveals REAL REASON Arnold Schwarzenegger turned down Dutch return

Back in 1987, in his action heyday, Arnie took on the Predator. And with the latest film in the franchise released this week, it turns out he turned down a cameo. Now The Predator director Black has revealed it wouldn’t have been a substantial enough role for the star. Speaking with Digital Spy, the filmmaker […]