‘It looks like it will catch us’: Russian fishermen film stunning whirlwind (and it did catch them)

They got their viral video, but maybe these Russian fishermen should have moved away a bit faster. “A whirlwind. A Twister. 500 meters from us. Very beautiful. It’s huge,” said Pavel Chernyavsky, as he narrates his Instagram video, geolocated off the coast of Gelendzhik in the Black Sea. “Maybe it will catch up with us,” […]

Google resurrects Google Now’s predictive cards, sticks them in the Assistant

Google There’s a big update coming to the Google Assistant for iOS and Android today. Google is resurrecting the predictive Google Now cards that used to exist in the pre-assistant era, and the company is sticking them in the Google Assistant interface. Before the transition to the Google Assistant and the Google (News) Feed, Google […]

eBay: ‘Rare’ £1 coin with minting defects selling for £500 – YOUR coin could have them too

eBay is the world’s biggest online auction site, attracting thousands and thousands of buyers and sellers. Amongst those are keen coin collectors, who are willing to splash out for seemingly small change. One coin hoping to attract one of these collectors is a “rare” £1 coin with a significant minting error. The coin was listed […]

First video of Thai soccer team since their rescue shows them waving as they recover in hospital

Thai Govt Public Relations Dept via Twitter The first clips of the Thai soccer team recovering in hospital have been broadcast at a celebratory press conference. They can be seen wearing face masks and hospital gowns in their sterilized unit. Their parents can also be seen waving to them on the other side of a […]

The boys in the Thai cave were given anti-anxiety drugs during the rescue to help get them out

Police Thailand News/Facebook via Reuters The boys stranded in the flooded Thai cave complex were given anti-anxiety pills to calm their nerves while taken out of the cave, Thailand’s prime minister has said. A rescue diver previously floated a more radical plan of drugging the boys so they were practically unconscious and having divers carry […]

‘Those are stupid people’: Trump reportedly tried to calm Putin after he complained that White House officials were trying to stop them from speaking

Associated Press/Andrew Harnik President Donald Trump reportedly sought to ease Russian President Vladimir Putin’s concerns that White House officials were trying to block a phone call between the two. After Putin told Trump that White House advisers were trying to interfere, Trump reportedly called those advisers “stupid people,” and told Putin he “shouldn’t listen to […]

Universal Orlando is selling ‘Jurassic World’ treats this summer — here’s where you can find them

Universal Orlando Resorts is selling three “Jurassic World”-themed treats to commemorate the release of the movie. It’s also the 25th anniversary of the first “Jurassic Park” movie. The treats range in price from $ 3.29 to $ 7.45 and can only be found in Universal’s Islands of Adventure’s Jurassic Park area. INSIDER tried the three […]