The New Retirement Plan: Save Almost Everything, Spend Virtually Nothing

A group of younger workers, devotees of the FIRE movement, are seeking ways to leave the workplace decades ahead of the norm, ducking mistakes made by previous generations. One woman’s grocery budget is so detailed she knows how much she will pay each month for oatmeal: five pounds for $ 3.

The US says it’s talking with North Korea ‘virtually every day,’ but they’re getting nowhere

REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst The US and North Korea are in direct communication “virtually every day,” according to a US State Department spokeswoman. Talks appear to have hit a roadblock as both sides are beginning to publicly express their frustration with each other. The US is concerned about reports that North Korea is continuing to advance its […]

3-D printed guns allow the public access to real, working weapons that are virtually untraceable — here’s how they work

Oli Scarff/Getty Images Eight states announced on Monday that they were suing the Trump administration over giving the public access to blueprints for 3-D printed guns.  The guns do not have serial numbers, people printing them would not have to undergo background checks, and the weapons would virtually be untraceable.  Concern over the rise of 3-D-printed […]

World Cup result: Russia 3-1 Egypt; hosts virtually through to last 16, Salah nets penalty

GETTY Russia vs Egypt: Live World Cup score, goals and updates Russia virtually booked their place in the last 16 after brushing aside Egypt at the Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg. The visitors were buoyed by the return of talisman Mohamed Salah but failed to create anything of note in a dreary first half. Russia […]

'Western intel on Douma incident virtually non-existent, no ground sources' – ex-CIA agent Kiriakou

The US and its allies’ allegations of a chemical attack by Syrian government forces near Damascus are based on speculation since the US doesn’t have any intelligence assets on the ground, former CIA analyst John Kiriakou told RT. “On the ground the intelligence is non-existent, we don’t have an embassy there anymore, we don’t have […]

‘Yakuza 6’ makes Tokyo’s red-light district virtually real

I’m a relatively late fan of Sega’s famed Yakuza franchise. It was the 2015 ‘prequel’, Yakuza 0 on the PS4, that got me hooked: it was the series’ first title to be localized in Chinese, which helped me understand its rich storyline on the humble beginnings of series protagonist, Kazuma Kiryu, and his strangely charming […]

Thomas Lemar to Liverpool virtually ‘AGREED’ – big claims from France over summer transfer

The Merseyside outfit were previously linked with for the 22-year-old last summer but were priced out of a move when Arsenal lodged a huge £92million bid in the final hours of the transfer window. A deal never materialised with too many pieces needing to be moved in a little amount of time but Lemar is […]

Steam January hardware survey: Oculus Rift and HTC Vive virtually tied for VR headsets

The first Steam hardware survey of 2018 is in, and it shows Oculus Rift and HTC Vive use at practically a tie. This month sees HTC Vive as 46.96% (a 0.3% decrease from last month’s 47.26%) of the overall usage, while Rift is at 46.09% (a 0.05% decrease from 46.14% in December). Steam designates HTC Vive […]

Virtually Certain To Pass

The Republican tax bill, which would overhaul the tax system to vastly reduce the tax rates paid by corporations permanently and temporarily cut taxes for many normal taxpayers, has reached its final form, with the House and Senate agreeing on a bill that they plan to vote on next week. The conference bill that came […]

You can now virtually ‘hike’ all of South Africa’s National Parks

Share this article Technology and adventure collide in a new initiative that showcases South Africa’s natural, historical and cultural marvels in perfectly digitized form. Over 200 South African outdoor enthusiasts have pulled together to help make South Africa’s 19 National Parks, 17 nature reserves and six UNESCO World Heritage Sites available to virtually explore via […]