Pointless Celebrities: Richard Osman STUNNED as contestant makes quip about show rules

Richard, 48, and his Pointless co-host Alexander Armstrong, 49, were on hand to welcome four pairs of real-life doctors and actors who have or are portraying the medical professionals in television dramas. After introducing the contestants to the BBC quiz show, Alexander and Richard went on to explain how the first questions would work. The […]

Japanese safety video teaches cats the rules of the road

As a species, we’ve done a pretty bang up job making the rest of the planet incredibly dangerous for other animals. Ask any badger and they’ll tell you, “humans are the worst.” Roadways are particularly treacherous to the rest of the animal kingdom. But a Japanese auto parts and service chain, Yellow Hat is doing […]

Medium, the blog site Jeff Bezos used to attack the Enquirer, won’t say whether the post violated its rules — but it says Bezos wont get paid a dime (AMZN)

REUTERS/Rick Wilking Medium isn’t commenting on whether or not Jeff Bezos violated its terms of service with his astonishing post on Thursday. The online publishing site also won’t say whether Bezos gave it a heads up before he published it. But Medium did confirm that, no matter how many people like his post, he won’t get […]

Hand luggage: Always pack this one item in your baggage to beat Ryanair’s strict rules

Flights with stringent hand luggage rules can be highly frustrating for holidaymakers – and Ryanair in particular has made its rules even more restrictive. Strict regulations mean careful planning is required when packing cabin bags. The key is to pack as lightly as possible and to take items that will prove highly versatile. Travel expert […]

Canada adopts strict rules for drone flights

It’s Canada’s turn to implement rules for drone flights, and those in the pipeline could make the American approach seem lenient. Transport Canada has adopted new regulations that will require the registration of any drone weighing between 250g and 25kg (0.55lbs to 55lbs), and would-be pilots will have to be at least 14 years old […]

EPA to keep Obama-era mercury rules, but make it harder to tighten them

Enlarge / Smokestacks at Pacificorp’s 1,000MW coal-fired power plant on October 9, 2017 outside Huntington, Utah. (credit: George Frey/Getty Images) According to a report from Bloomberg, the Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is not considering a roll back of Obama-era rules regulating industrial emissions of mercury. When the rules were codified in 2015, they required […]

‘Embargo on predatory pricing’: India fights back against e-commerce giants with new antitrust rules

India is standing up to transnational e-commerce behemoths like Amazon and Flipkart Group with new rules barring companies from selling products from companies they partially own. E-commerce companies will no longer be able to sell products from companies in which they have an equity interest, nor will they be able to form exclusive agreements with […]