Inside the People’s Vote campaign final push to stop Brexit

Nicola Tree/Getty Images The People’s Vote campaign is preparing for the key months ahead in its mission to stop Brexit in 2019. The campaign expects two Conservative MPs, including a current minister, to join next month. One of the campaign’s leading groups has set up a unit for creating ads targeted at constituencies. The unit […]

A Chinese company reportedly created a photo with such high resolution, you can zoom from thousands of meters away to see people’s facial expressions

Bigpixel You might call this the pinnacle of high-resolution images. It is the brainchild of a setup called Jinkun Tech, or Bigpixel Technology Corporation, and it was taken from atop the Oriental Pearl Tower in Shanghai. The photo resolution, which is the toughest part to wrap one’s mind around, is reportedly 195 gigapixels. A megapixel […]

Superhero Bits: New ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Single, People’s Choice Award Winners & More

Rest in peace Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee, who passed away this morning in Los Angeles. Without him, we would have significantly less bits about superheroes to write about. We’ll miss you, Stan. How much money did Venom make in its opening weekend in China? How much more popular was Luke Cage than Iron Fist […]

Victoria Beckham paid tribute her Spice Girls roots during her People’s Choice Awards speech — and fans are truly relieved

Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images Victoria Beckham accepted the first ever Fashion Icon Award at the 2018 People’s Choice Awards on Sunday. Beckham took a moment during her acceptance speech to pay tribute to the Spice Girls, who recently announced they would be going on tour without her. “So many years ago I started with ‘girl power,’ […]

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 […]