Emmy Awards will kill off DVD screeners for good in 2020

Today’s dispatch from the bureau of “Wait, they were still doing that?” comes from the Television Academy of Arts and Sciences. Deadline Hollywood is reporting that the people behind the Emmy Awards has decided to phase out the distribution of screener DVDs from its nominations process. In its place, the service will adopt a new […]

Saudi woman barricades herself in Thai hotel fearing relatives will kill her at home

A young Saudi woman has barricaded herself into a hotel in Thailand, saying that she has fled from abusive relatives and will be killed if sent back home. Her claims have caught the attention of human rights campaigners. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, a Saudi national, says she intended to seek asylum in Australia but a […]

Bill Gates says a deadly flu epidemic is one of the biggest threats to humanity. It could kill nearly 33 million people in 6 months.

JP Yim / Getty Bill Gates released his annual “What I learned at work this year” letter, which reflects on the issues of the past year and predicts what may happen in the upcoming 12 months.  In his 2018 edition, the Microsoft founder shared what he believes will be the next epidemic: the flu.  “If […]

Luther season 5 spoilers: Alice Morgan WILL kill again as she teams up with Luther?

Luther will be back on television screens this Tuesday with a brand new series.  The hit BBC One show has been missing from TV since the end of its fourth season back in 2015.  Since then, viewers have been eager to jump back into the murder mysteries with DCI John Luther (played by Idris Elba).  […]

Liverpool star Sadio Mane AGREES new contract to kill Barcelona hopes of transfer

Liverpool are determined to hold on to their top stars as challenge for the Premier League title this season. Mane has formed a world-class playing relationship with team-mates Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah in recent months. The trio have helped Liverpool remain unbeaten in the league this season. And Mane has now pledged his future […]

Egyptian security forces kill 19 militants linked to attack on Christian pilgrims

An anti-terrorist raid ended with 19 Islamist militants killed in a firefight as Egyptian security forces cornered them in a mountainous area in Minya Province, the Interior Ministry said on Sunday. The officials linked the militants to the terrorist attack in Minya earlier this week. On Friday, gunmen killed seven people when they opened fire […]

Brock Lesnar sent death threat hours before WWE Crown Jewel – 'I'll kill him'

Lesnar takes on Braun Strowman in a match for the vacant Universal Championship in Saudi Arabia today. It’s then rumoured that Lesnar will fly to New York afterwards where he will watch Cormier in action at UFC 230. But the pair don’t see eye-to-eye after Lesnar stormed into the Octagon at UFC 226 after Cormier […]

First thing we do, let’s kill all the experts

Enlarge / Here lies an expert (maybe). (credit: Nicolas Raymond / Flickr) There is a Climate Science Legal Defense Fund. Take a moment to consider the implications of that fact. The inhabitants of what, under other circumstances, would be an obscure academic backwater need legal defense. Non-scientists have convinced themselves so thoroughly that these experts […]

Zack Snyder Wanted to Kill Batman at Some Point in the DC Extended Universe

Whether fans like it or not, the DC Extended Universe as Zack Snyder envisioned will never fully come to fruition. Following the disappointing box office performance of Justice League, the slate of DC Comics movies on the way is starting to branch out from building a cinematic universe and trying out some new things, like […]

Afghans protest ‘achievements’ of government after airstrikes kill 24 people in 5 days

As the Taliban continues to gain ground in Afghanistan, the US and local forces have stepped up their bombing campaign, causing a spike in civilian casualties. Fed up with the carnage, Afghans hit the streets to protest. Angry crowds took to the streets of the Afghan city of Kunduz on Wednesday, protesting airstrikes by the […]