Russia’s Sakhalin Island could provide China with more energy

Russia is considering boosting exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to China. The LNG would come from its largest island, Sakhalin, to fulfil Beijing’s growing energy demand, Russia’s envoy to the country has revealed. “There are plans to supply liquefied gas to China not only from the Yamal [LNG plant], but also from Sakhalin. It […]

Russians again! Tourist storms bank on remote Norwegian island without any escape plan

A small Norwegian town on a remote archipelago near the North Pole, where polar bears outnumber residents, has been shaken by the first-ever bank robbery in its living memory. On Friday morning, a 29-year-old Russian tourist visited a bank in the town of Longyearbyen on Svalbard archipelago in the Arctic Ocean. He threatened bank personnel […]

TVLine Items: Temptation Island Trailer, Halo Director/EP Steps Down and More

USA Network is headed back to Temptation Island with a newly released trailer for the reality show revival. The upcoming series, premiering Tuesday, Jan. 15, at 10/9c, returns with original host Mark L. Walberg and four dating couples, whose relationships are tested by 24 sexy singles on the Hawaiian island of Maui. Press PLAY above […]

Search for American’s Body on Forbidden Island ‘Put on Hold’

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Taiwan voted to reject same-sex marriage in a surprise about-face that has changed the island both socially and politically

Alberto Buzzola/LightRocket via Getty Images Taiwan woke up on Sunday morning a very different island, following a series of political blows that dashed hopes of moving towards legalizing same-sex marriage. Last year, Taiwan’s highest court ruled that same-sex couples had the right to legally marry, and set a two-year deadline for legalization. The move seemingly set Taiwan […]

What’s it like to live on tiny island in remote Arctic Norway?

Sophie Kelk November 16, 2018 Share this article For six weeks, Sophie Kelk lived on a remote Norwegian island north of the Arctic Circle. This is what she discovered about island life—the good, the bad, and above all, the community spirit. As my flight begins its descent into Bodø, I catch a glimpse of the […]

Fortnite Cube event: Floating Island to bring big Halloween changes

Gamers are reporting that the latest Fortnite event has occurred and could mean big things for the Floating Island. According to those who have been keeping track of Kevin – currently stuck in the floating island – the cube could be returning to what used to be Loot Lake. The island has been floating around the […]

Daily Podcast: Biggest Film Pet Peeves, Movie Marathons, Mr. Mom, Fantasy Island, Rookie of the Year & Apple

On the October 11 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film Weekend Editor Brad Oman and Senior Writer Ben Pearson to talk about the latest film and tv news, including Mr. Mom, Fantasy Island, Rookie of the Year and Apple. And in the mailbag we’ll answer some listener e-mails. […]

The thrill of the hunt: Foraging for edible gold on Vancouver Island

Leaning down, I use the John Deere pocketknife Riddick lent me to gently slice the stems, my other hand gently cradling the caps so they don’t tumble onto the ground and get damaged by the fall. You have to be very careful with wild mushrooms—they’re temperamental creatures. Golden chanterelles will start popping a couple of […]