‘The Meg’ Overperforms at the Box Office, Opens Larger Than ‘Ready Player One’ and ‘Rampage’

As the blockbuster summer of 2018 comes to an end, it appears audiences were hungry for Jason Statham and a giant prehistoric shark to give them some last minute thrills. The Meg surprised box office experts by having a much larger opening weekend than projected. As of Wednesday last week, analysts were predicting The Meg […]

Ex-NFL player Greg Hardy continues MMA ascent with 17-second KO

Ex-NFL player Greg Hardy wasted little time in clinching victory in his second professional MMA bout, knocking out Tebaris Gordon just 17 seconds into their fight at Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series. The former NFL defensive linesman obliterated his opponent right from the off, launching a barrage of punches to which Gordon had no […]

The Morning Watch: How Realistic Are Shark Attacks in Movies, More ‘Ready Player One’ Easter Eggs & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, find out how realistic the shark attacks we’ve […]

‘No place within society’: Belfast club slams sectarian abuse of former Rangers player Nacho Novo

A Belfast football club has spoken out after former Glasgow Rangers player Nacho Novo, who suffered a heart attack this year, was subject to abuse from a Celtic supporter who sang “hope you die in your sleep.” Novo was confronted by the supporter as the player arrived in Belfast for a prize-giving ceremony for children. […]

French tennis player Benoit Paire had an epic meltdown, breaking 3 rackets

Carolyn Kaster/AP French tennis player Benoit Paire, ranked 55th in the world, had a major meltdown at the Citi Open.  He smashed his racket on the court four times, breaking it, and later chucked it away.  He went on to smash another racket and tossed the broken rackets onto the court for a ball boy to […]

YouTube’s web player adapts to vertical videos

YouTube has acknowledged the popularity of vertical video in its mobile apps, and now it’s embracing the format on PCs. The streaming behemoth has updated its web player with better support for different aspect ratios. If you’re watching a taller-than-usual clip, YouTube will both enlarge the video appropriately and scrap the dreaded black bars. This […]

‘Ready Player One’ Honest Trailer: A Na’vi Who Joined a Boy Band Saves the Virtual World

After hitting the big screen in March, Steven Spielberg‘s adaptation of Ready Player One has already taken some licks for being a glorified trip down memory lane full of seemingly heartless pop culture references to movies that are far better than the one you’re watching. But the Ready Player One Honest Trailer still has some […]

How tiny Liechtenstein aims to become a big player in blockchain

GUEST: Arriving in Vaduz, the capital of Liechtenstein, is like walking onto the set of Frozen or some other classic Disney movie. The Prince’s castle sits perched on the side of a mountain, overlooking the small town below. With a population of only 36,000, every citizen of the country could comfortably fit inside Yankee stadium, […]

MLS player Adama Diomande ‘racially abused’ during Los Angeles v Portland game

MLS player Adama Diomande says he was racially abused while playing for Los Angeles FC against Portland Timbers in the US Open Cup on Wednesday. Diomande, who has formerly played at Hull City in England, claimed he was called the n-word in the 3-2 victory against Portland, adding it was the first time he had […]

Fortnite chat not working: PS4 and PC player report new Battle Royale issues

Issues with communicating with others in-game first started to be flagged earlier tonight. And it appears the problem of Fortnite chat not working is still causing issues for players on PC and PS4. Epic Games have since confirmed that there is a current partial outage affecting chat functions. “We’ve identified a hardware failure that’s impacting […]