Testing presidential waters? Haley spoke to secretive conservative group before resigning UN

A week before leaving the Trump administration, Nikki Haley spoke to the neocon group – Council for National Policy – lending weight to the prospect of a 2020 candidacy while touting her record as a warmonger’s warmonger. The secretive, heavily evangelical CNP has developed a reputation for anointing Republican presidents. Donald Trump and George W. […]

A year in, Amazon’s HQ2 search proves tech’s West Coast exodus will be slow and secretive

OPINION: One year ago, Amazon announced that it intended to build a second headquarters, dubbed HQ2. But Amazon didn’t have a specific destination in mind to build its headquarters — instead, it invited any metropolitan area in North America with at least 1 million people to pitch Amazon on why they should be chosen. Most […]

Elon Musk’s secretive LA private school doesn’t just teach spelling and math — it also asks students ethics and critical thinking puzzles you usually don’t see elsewhere

RETURERS/Stephen Lam and ClassDojo & Ad Astra Conundrums Elon Musk‘s Ad Astra school and educational software developer ClassDojo are introducing a set of “Conundrums” for elementary and middle school students. The Conundrums involve open-ended critical thinking and ethics challenges. They address questions that children may not normally encounter in a standard curriculum. ClassDojo shared a […]

North Korea: Incredible images reveal what it's REALLY like in the secretive state

North Korea is most likely to hit the headlines in regards to the threat of dictator Kim Jong-un and nuclear weapons. But photos taken by Getty photographer Carl Court allow viewers to see a different side to the Hermit Country, from couples enjoying a day out at the beach to commuters travelling on the subway. […]

Mexico’s new president will probably keep its secretive billion-dollar oil hedge going

REUTERS/Henry Romero Mexico buys put options from US financial institutions on oil.  A change in government may see that hedge out soon.  Ultimately, it looks as if the hedging strategy will remain in place.  The Mexican oil hedge, or the Hacienda Hedge, is considered the biggest hedging bet on Wall Street as well as perhaps the […]

Jeff Bezos says Amazon is not his ‘most important work.’ It’s this secretive rocket company that toils in the Texas desert.

Axel Springer/Business Insider In a recent in-depth interview, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos said that Amazon and his other businesses aren’t nearly as important as Blue Origin. Blue Origin builds, tests, and launches reusable rockets and spaceships in the desert of west Texas. Bezos said he wants Blue Origin to help move all heavy industry into […]

A secretive Russian military lab has been named as the source of the nerve agent used on ex-spy Sergei Skripal

Google Maps The nerve agent used on Sergei and Yulia Skripal has been traced to a specific Russian lab, according to media reports. The Times newspaper named Shikhany military base as the source of the chemical. Britain has not officially identified the location, but has said it has strong intelligence linking the chemical — called Novichok […]

What goes on inside the secretive, semi-official talks between the North Korea, the US, and South Korea

JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images North Korea will hold “track 1.5 talks” with the US and South Korea this week in Finland to discuss a US-North Korea summit and an inter-Korea summit. There are three types of talks between countries. Track 1 is official, track 1.5 is unofficial and involves government staff as well as external experts, […]

What we know, and what we don’t about the secretive Zuma payload

SpaceX On Sunday night, SpaceX launched a classified payload known only as “Zuma” for the US government. But once in space, something went wrong. Here’s what we know so far. What is Zuma? It was a government satellite or spacecraft built by Northrop Grumman, which contracted with SpaceX to launch it into low-Earth orbit. By […]

Google Maps street view MYSTERY: What does crop circle by secretive military site reveal?

Google Maps street view often reveal strange or funny sights from around the world. But sometimes they give an insight into unexplained secrets and mysteries. And one such image has the internet confused, trying to work out if it reveals the existence of aliens. A crop circle showing a perfect round sphere with a six […]