Pointless: ‘Come on!’ Richard Osman berates contestants over ‘obvious’ answers

The BBC programme was hosted as usual by Alexander Armstrong who was accompanied by Richard. The first board today was a picture round whereby the Pointless contestants had to name “famous Londoners”. A total of 16 celebrities born in London were on the board to begin with. The first three pairs of contestants went for […]

Trump takes a minute to explain the obvious: It's the president's job to talk to foreign leaders

Apparently seeking once again to dispel his opponents’ scorn over his diplomatic practices, US President Donald Trump has tweeted out a video address. In it, he explains that world leaders sometimes meet and it’s a good thing. It takes Trump just under a minute to state something that only needs spelling out in the craziness […]

There’s one obvious culprit behind the US pension crisis

Allison Shelley/Getty Images Corporate pension plans are facing a $ 553 billion shortfall. State, federal and local government pension plans are $ 7 trillion short in funding. The reason for this crisis is simple — investment returns are not high enough. I’ve been talking a lot about the looming pension crisis… My short thesis is, […]

Citroën Introduces Glasses That ‘Eliminate Motion Sickness,’ With One Obvious Downside

Citroën has developed a device, meant to be worn on the face, that resemble eyeglasses and can eliminate the symptoms associated with motion sickness within minutes of putting them on. Or so it claims. Obviously, such an invention would be a blessing for travelers afflicted with a sensitive stomach, but we’ve noticed they’re not the […]

We compared the iPad to Amazon’s Fire HD 10 tablet — and the winner was obvious

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Apple’s iPad and Amazon’s Fire HD 10 tablet may look similar on paper, but we put their hardware, software, overall value, and third-party app support under a microscope […]

Game of Thrones: Is THIS who will end up on The Iron Throne? It's obvious now he's back

The original Game of Thrones fans are still desperately waiting for Book Six. With luck Winds of Winter will arrive before HBO screens the final eighth series of the smash hit TV version next year and Westeros (and possibly Hell) freezes over. Either way, the show will reveal who is the final victor, long before […]

Facebook reportedly pauses smart speaker plans for obvious reasons

Even though it seems like everyone is selling some sort of smart speaker, Bloomberg reports that Facebook will not be the next company joining in and has scuttled plans for a reveal at its F8 developer event. Despite earlier rumors of a device that would compete with the likes of Echo, Home, and HomePod, it […]

Star de Bruin ‘obvious’ choice as T-birds captain

NEW Zealand champion Leana de Bruin has been confirmed as Adelaide Thunderbirds captain for the Super Netball season. Thunderbirds coach Dan Ryan said the former South African and Kiwi international was the obvious choice to lead the club as it seeks to rebound from a nightmare 2017 season. As predicted by The Advertiser on Monday, […]

Avoiding The Obvious

Lai Seng Sin / Reuters Indonesian Siti Aisyah and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, who are on trial for the killing of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader, are escorted as they revisit the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 in October. KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — It was already March by the […]