UK building £700k prison wing in Nigeria to return criminals to their country

The UK is to build a new wing at Kiri Kiri prison in Nigeria in a bid to relieve the packed detention systems at home and in the African country. The new 112-bed wing will cost the UK £700,000 ($ 972,000). According to a statement released by Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Wednesday, the new […]

KFC is selling a chicken wing box that doubles as a drone

Oh, KFC. For every bizarre stunt you pull off, like chicken-flavored nail polish or a nightmarish VR work training experience, you tease us with useful combo meal tchotchkes like a phone-charging takeout box. Unfortunately, ‘tease’ is the word, since the company’s flashy giveaways typically happen outside the US, like when its Canadian stores briefly sold […]

Ubisoft’s new AI wing melds gaming and scientific research

Game developers were researching AI well before it became a tech industry trend, but they haven’t had much incentive to share their work with the academic world. It’s a competitive advantage, after all. Ubisoft, however, is trying to find a happy middle ground. It recently established an AI research wing, La Forge, that aims to […]

Omarosa Manigault reportedly told Congressional Black Caucus members they couldn’t ‘demand f—— privacy’ in the West Wing after a meeting

Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Donald Trump’s former adviser and close confidant, Omarosa Manigault Newman, sparked several workplace controversies before her dramatic departure from the White House this week. In one instance, Newman reportedly lashed out at prominent members of the Congressional Black Caucus following a March meeting, when they requested privacy in the West Wing […]

The New Poster Boy for India's Right Wing

Anurag Thakur speaks purposefully to you one instant, then types out a text message the next, juggling multiple conversations with astonishing skill. The 43-year-old former cricketer is no stranger to multitasking. He has served as an Indian parliamentarian for a decade, while at times also governing cricket, a sport whose icons are worshipped in India […]

Acura NSX ScienceofSpeed Dream Project brings another wing to SEMA

Acura rolled into SEMA last year with its non-hybrid NSX GT3 race car, that FIA spec-series competitor pulled to Vegas on a trailer behind a GT3-themed Acura MDX. Sticking with the GT3 theme this year but going road-legal, Acura worked with Arizona-based ScienceofSpeed on a GT3 package that NSX owners can put in driveways. The […]

Wing Swap: JDM Subaru WRX STI S208 Special Edition Is 6000 Miles out of Reach

– The Subaru WRX STI has the most recognizable wing on the market. Along with its flat-four engine, permanent all-wheel drive, and gold wheels, it’s part of the car’s identity. So when Subaru releases an STI variant with an entirely different rear, it feels a bit like a disturbance in The Force. The new Japan-only S208 […]