Photos show Border Patrol’s largest processing facility, a former warehouse where families are separated and hundreds of migrant children are kept in cages

Customs and Border Protection’s Rio Grande Valley Sector via Associated Press The Trump administration has been under fire for weeks over its new “zero-tolerance” policy that has resulted in the separation of thousands of migrant children from their parents. On Sunday, a handful of reporters were permitted to tour Border Patrol’s largest processing facility in […]

The world’s largest gaming service, Steam, is giving up on regulation and turning over 200 million users into guinea pigs

Revived Games / Acid With over 200 million active users, Valve’s Steam service is the world’s largest digital game platform. A controversial game on Steam had players playing the role of a school shooter, which sparked outrage after images of the game went viral. The game was removed from Steam by Valve. As a result, […]

Massive fire rips through Europe’s 2nd largest theme park (PHOTO, VIDEO)

A huge fire has broken out at Europa-Park in the German town of Rust, the second most visited theme park in Europe after Disneyland. The inferno prompted the visitors to evacuate as many lamented their favorite attraction online. A huge plume of black smoke has risen hundreds of meters in sky as a warehouse near […]

China is the 6th largest wine producer in the world, but they still can’t compete with Europe

China hasn’t historically been known to produce top quality wine, but it’s gained more recognition in recent years — now it’s the 6th largest wine producer in the world and bottled 11.4 million hectoliters in 2016 alone.  China’s wine industry has focused on overcoming the rising cost of labor, dealing with difficult climates and improving […]

South Korea’s largest crypto exchange raided by prosecutors

Reuters/Christinne Muschi South Korean crypto exchange Upbit was raided by prosecutors on suspicion of Fraud, Yonhap news agency reported. Upbit sent a note to clients saying it is cooperating and clients’ assets are secure. (Reuters) – South Korean prosecutors raided the country’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange, Upbit, on Thursday and Friday on suspicion of fraud, Yonhap […]

Hawaii Rocked by Largest Earthquake in 43 Years as Volcano Eruption Expands

Hawaii Rocked by Largest Quake in 43 Years, Volcano Eruption Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does […]

Kew Gardens reopens world's largest greenhouse after £41 MILLION restoration

Richard Barley, director of horticulture at Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, said: “It’s been amazing watching this project unfold, the building emerge gloriously and some of the world’s rarest plants safely reach their home. “The Temperate House is a glistening cathedral where the new glass allows the sun to stream in and the ironwork has been […]

One of Taiwan’s largest diplomatic partners just cut them off — and chose China instead

One of Taiwan’s largest diplomatic allies, the Dominican Republic, cut ties on Tuesday in order to establish relations with China. China refuses to have diplomatic relations with any country that recognizes Taiwan, leaving the self-ruled island with just 19 allies. Taiwan said it was “deeply upset” about the end of its 77-year long relationship with […]

Largest solar-powered boat ever built

This zero emission boat is powered completely by solar energy. PlanetSolar’s MS Tûranor has a little over 5,500 square feet of solar panels. The boat broke many Guinness World Records including fastest crossing of the Atlantic by solar power, and longest journey by a solar-powered boat to name a few. Learn more at planetsolar.ch Transcript: […]

China’s smartphone market sees its largest drop in five years

There’s no question that China’s smartphone industry is in a tough spot, but it’s apparently worse than expected. Canalys has estimated that smartphone shipments in the country plummeted 21 percent year-over year in the first quarter of 2018 — the steepest drop since 2013. Almost everyone saw their shipments go down, with Oppo and Vivo […]