A fifth Conservative MP has joined the campaign for a People’s Vote on Brexit

Wikimedia Commons A fifth Conservative MP has joined the People’s Vote campaign. Guto Bebb supports the idea of giving the British people a referendum on the final Brexit deal. The movement is growing in public and Parliament. He joins other Tory MPs Sarah Wollaston, Justine Greening, Anna Soubry, and Philip Lee. LONDON — Guto Bebb […]

E. Ukraine: Head of self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic killed in cafe blast

Published time: 31 Aug, 2018 15:46 Edited time: 31 Aug, 2018 15:58 An explosion that rocked a cafe in central Donetsk city in eastern Ukraine killed the leader Aleksandr Zakharchenko, the leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic, and injured several other top officials. Media reports said that Zakharchenko was severely injured as a blast […]

DNA reveals ancient parrot breeder supplied US Southwest peoples

Enlarge / Chaco Canyon ruins in New Mexico. (credit: Erik Terdal / Flickr) Lots of macaw parrot skeletons and feathers have turned up at human settlements in the southwestern US and northwestern Mexico dating back to at least 900 CE. Given that these sites are at least 1,000 kilometers north of the bird’s natural range, […]

China is so desperate to win its war on drugs, it’s started analyzing people’s sewage for contaminated pee

Carlos Barria/Reuters China has been going hard in its war on drugs. Its efforts are so intense that some cities have started analyzing sewage for traces of drugs to root out users and dealers. That work has helped catch at least one drug manufacturer, and the country plans to expand the program in the future. […]

‘People’s Republic of Desire’ Turns Its Lens On China’s Live-Streaming Culture [Fantasia Film Festival]

If you’re anything like me and the thought that you’ve accidentally Instagram Live-d your makeup routine induces sudden nausea, than making a living by live-streaming is probably not one of your career goals. But for the subjects of Hao Wu‘s documentary People’s Republic of Desire, live-streaming isn’t just how they make their living, it’s how […]

‘Voyageur’ Finds Varied Cultures, Stories, & Peoples On A Galactic Journey

Voyageur is about a one-way journey towards the center of the galaxy – a trip that will have you meeting varied peoples and cultures as you explore the generated planets that lie in your path. Will you collect artifacts, learn stories, and assemble allies along the way? It will be up to you what you […]

Facebook says 87 million people’s data was taken in the Cambridge Analytica scandal — far more than previously thought (FB)

The Facebook data of up to 87 million people were affected by the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the social network said on Wednesday. It’s far more than previously thought, with earlier estimates putting it at around 50 million. In a conference call with reporters, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the company had made a “huge mistake” by […]

2017 Chevrolet Tahoe In-Depth Review: The People’s Behemoth

– The Tahoe arrived long before the current crossover craze, and its continued popularity proves that big is still in. But this beefy SUV is more than a blockish brute. The Tahoe can tow up to 8600 pounds, and its cabin provides quiet, comfortable refuge. A 355-hp V-8 and six-speed automatic transmission is the sole […]

‘World of Tomorrow Episode 2’ Trailer Brings You The Burden of Other People’s Thoughts

One of the best films of 2015 was only 17 minutes long. Don Hertzfeldt‘s brilliant, funny, heartbreaking animated short World of Tomorrow packed more nuance and emotion into its brief running time than most feature length films, and received an Oscar nomination in the process. Now Hertzfeldt is returning to the World of Tomorrow with World of Tomorrow […]