What’s it like to live on tiny island in remote Arctic Norway?

Sophie Kelk November 16, 2018 Share this article For six weeks, Sophie Kelk lived on a remote Norwegian island north of the Arctic Circle. This is what she discovered about island life—the good, the bad, and above all, the community spirit. As my flight begins its descent into Bodø, I catch a glimpse of the […]

Three recounts, baseless voter fraud claims and mixed messages from candidates: Here’s what’s going on with the Florida elections

MediaPunch /IPX via AP Florida’s midterm elections have descended into chaos. The secretary of state ordered recounts in three races Saturday. A top election official said Sunday it would be “impossible” to meet the Thursday deadline.  Political tensions have reached a fever pitch amid baseless claims of voter fraud from Republicans including President Donald Trump.  […]

‘The Walking Dead’ just teased talking zombies on the show — here’s what’s really going on

Gene Page/AMC Warning: There are spoilers ahead for season nine, episode six of “The Walking Dead.” Now that Rick Grimes has departed “The Walking Dead,” the show has introduced its next big threat.See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: 7 places you can’t find on Google Maps See Also: ‘The Walking Dead’ […]

What’s on TV: ‘Tetris Effect’ and ‘Great British Baking Show’

This week Netflix premieres Outlaw King, starring Chris Pine as a hero in medieval Scotland, as well as “Collection 6” of The Great British Baking Show. On PS4 and PS VR, there’s Tetris Effect which puts a Tetsuya Mizuguchi spin on the classic puzzle game as well as the Road Rash-like Road Redemption, while FMV […]

What’s on TV: ‘Matrix’ Trilogy 4K, ‘Dream Daddy’ and ‘House of Cards’

The final season of Netflix’s House of Cards starts streaming later this week, but before that happens, it will also premiere season three of Follow This. For gamers, Dream Daddy arrives on PS4, while movie fans can choose from 4K versions of all three Matrix movies (no Animatrix, unfortunately), a Criterion release of The Princess […]

What’s behind the latest oil price plunge?

The mercurial nature of the oil market has flipped the mood in the past two weeks from hysterical expectations of severely reduced supply from Iran to concerns over the pace of global economic and oil demand growth. Trade wars, weakening emerging markets and currencies, and the strengthening US dollar began to overshadow market fears that […]

Why figuring out what’s behind a big gender paradox won’t be easy

Enlarge / Pink vs. blue—innocent gender self-expression or material wealth creating more entrenched gender stereotypes? (credit: lambda’s / flickr) In Sweden, girls are just as likely to go to school and university as boys are. Women make up a greater proportion of the country’s professional and technical workers than any other country in the world. […]

What’s on TV: ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4,’ ‘Titans’ and ‘Charmed’

This week we’re waiting for (newly enhanced with a battle royale “Blackout” mode) Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 to hit consoles. On TV Better Call Saul wraps up its season tonight, while Netflix premieres a full season of Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat that’s based on a bestselling cooking book. Also on streaming, the DC […]

What’s on TV: ‘Assassin’s Creed,’ ‘Doctor Who’ and ‘Walking Dead’

This week Doctor Who premieres with a new actor taking the lead role, while The Walking Dead lives up to its name with another new season. CBS All Access is streaming the first of its Short Treks tidbits to hold Discovery fans over until season two, while Hulu premieres Into the Dark, Amazon Prime has […]