A British adventurer just became the second person in history to cross Antarctica alone and unaided, reaching the finish line two days after an American did it first

Mario Tama/Getty Images Louis Rudd, a 49-year-old British adventurer, just became the second person in history to cross Antarctica alone and unaided. Rudd’s achievement comes just two days after an American, Colin O’Brady, reached the same finish line on the Ross Ice Shelf. British explorer Louis Rudd has become the second person to ever cross […]

NRL rocked by second assault charge

Wests Tigers recruit Zane Musgrove has been charged with a range of offences, including aggravated indecent assault. Nine News reported Musgrove and a companion were accused of aggravated indecent assault after an incident at the Coogee Bay Hotel last month. Both men reportedly handed themselves into police earlier this week and will face court next […]

Odell Beckham Jr. threw his second touchdown pass of the season and everyone on Twitter is making the same joke

NFL of FOX Odell Beckham Jr. threw his second touchdown pass of the season on Sunday against the Chicago Bears. The Giants broke out the trick play after a difficult first half on offense, with Beckham finding receiver Russell Shepard to give New York the lead. After the play, Giants fans across Twitter joked that […]

Will Smith is escorted away from Lewis Hamilton’s F1 car after ‘taking it for a joyride’ in a second prank video directed by Michael Bay

Formula 1 Will Smith “took” Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes AMG F1 car for a joyride in Abu Dhabi, according to yet another Twitter prank posted by Hamilton himself. The stunts have been widely circulated on social media, and were even directed by “Transformers” filmmaker Michael Bay. In a sequel to the weekend’s popular kidnapping stunt, Smith […]

The odds of a second referendum on Brexit just rose sharply

HSBC / Oddschecker The odds of Britain holding a second referendum just went sharply up and are now a near coin-toss, according to HSBC. But Prime Minister Theresa May probably does have the majority she needs to get her deal through parliament, economist Elizabeth Martins believes. We looked at the wafer-thin numbers. The odds of […]

Trump spreads wild conspiracy about voter fraud, claiming people change clothes before voting a second time

President Donald Trump continued to spread unsubstantiated conspiracies about voter fraud in American elections as midterm election ballots continue to be counted — and recounted — in key races in Florida and Georgia.  Trump has aggressively accused elections officials of forging and “finding” votes in Florida in order to hand the key Senate and gubernatorial […]

San Francisco’s second largest tech employer, Uber, won’t take sides on the controversial homelessness measure that the city’s tech execs are fighting about (CRM)

Proposition C is a ballot measure in San Francisco that would tax the city’s largest corporations to provide relief in the city’s ongoing homelessness crisis.  San Francisco’s biggest tech employer, Salesforce, and its CEO, Marc Benioff, have been the biggest advocates in favor of Prop C.  The city’s second largest tech employer, Uber, has been […]

Amazon is reportedly nearing a deal to make New York City one of the homes of its second headquarters — here’s why it would be disastrous (AMZN)

Yana Paskova/Getty Images Amazon is reportedly planning to name Long Island City neighborhood in Queens, New York half of its second headquarters, HQ2. HQ2 — which The New York Times reports will be split between New York and Crystal City, Virginia — will create roughly 25,000 new jobs in the area.  HQ2 sounds like a great […]