TONI STORM’S mother sold hot dogs at wrestling shows in order to secure her daughter’s in-ring education. But the New Zealand-born Aussie rewarded her mum’s hard work by capturing WWE glory on female wrestling’s most historic evening. Storm, 23, pinned Io Shirai in the final of the Mae Young Classic at the Nassau Coliseum. In […]
In 2014, as publications and automakers began making greater noise about autonomous vehicles, researchers at MIT’s Media Lab issued some questions to the public. The institute’s Moral Machines experiment offered up a series of scenarios in which a self-driving car that has lost its brakes has to hit one of two targets, then asked the respondents which […]
Chris Froome insisted he would be willing to sacrifice his chances of a record-equalling fifth Tour de France title to help teammate Geraint Thomas achieve victory. Thomas and Froome sit first and second in the general classification heading into the final week of the Tour, with Thomas one minute and 39 seconds ahead of his […]
Texas authorities have busted what appears to be a ritual animal sacrifice at a San Antonio residence. At least 11 people were arrested on animal cruelty charges. Bexar County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched around 7pm to the 11400 block of Bronze Sand Road after neighbors called in to report animals being slaughtered with knives. After […]
Having your phone next to the bed might save you from a tsunami — but should you sacrifice your sleep?
The province is set to launch a wireless emergency alert system that will notify residents of impending natural disasters over their cellphones. But should B.C. residents be expected to sleep next to their phones, given the potential health effects?
Investigators plan to conduct “psychological and historical analysis” to verify a theory that the killing of last Russian Tsar Nicholas II and his family in 1918 was a sacrifice made by the Bolsheviks in a bid for global domination. “Investigators plan to undertake psychological and historical analysis to establish if the shooting of the Russian […]
AP/Hasan Jamali Saudi Arabia has been constricting exports to the United States and several Asian countries. The US is experiencing a trade surplus with Saudi Arabia for the first time since 1998. Saudi Arabia could be squeezed out of North American market share. The 600,000 barrels per day Port Arthur refinery has exclusively processed […]
Hey, remember McG? The director of Charlie’s Angels, Terminator: Salvation and other movies that really don’t hold up well, if they ever held up at all? Well he’s back, and now he’s working within the freeing world of Netflix! His latest film, the horror comedy The Babysitter, will hit Netflix this month, and you can catch your first […]
Hellblade is one of the sleeper hits of 2017. It’s a psychological action-thriller that explores the mental health of its hero, but PC players who use AMD graphics cards were having issues enjoying Hellblade. In the later stages, players with these GPUs were seeing severe performance hits that made the game choppy and unplayable for […]
Prince Harry, 32, has whisked his girlfriend Meghan Markle, 36, to Africa on a romantic week away in Africa in celebration of her birthday – last Friday. The relationship is heating up although the pair, who began dating a year ago, are extremely private and rarely pictured together. But even if an engagement is on […]