Alita panned by critics: What is wrong with Alita: Battle Angel? Why is it SO bad?

Alita: Battle Angel is set several centuries in the future, the film starts when the abandoned Alita is found in the scrapyard of Iron City by Ido, a compassionate cyber-doctor who takes the unconscious cyborg Alita to his clinic. When Alita awakens, she has no memory of who she is, nor does she have any […]

Thai man guns down 6 family members, kills himself as New Year’s party goes wrong

Seven people, including the gunman, were left dead after a mass shooting in the southern Thai province of Chumphon, AFP reports citing local police. The horrific incident occurred 10 minutes after midnight, when a “heavily” drunk man, identified as Sucheep Sornsung, opened fire on his family members apparently after feeling slighted by his in-laws during […]

‘I’ll give all the Jews wrong meds’: Anti-Zionist tweets get Muslim doctor fired AND haunt her later

A former resident at a hospital in Ohio has been accused of fomenting hatred towards Jews and of whitewashing the Holocaust, after her tweets, in which she compared Israel to Nazi Germany, resurfaced and gained traction online. Lara Kollab, 27, a recent graduate of the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, was recently fired from her […]

I didn’t think the $1 billion hotel considered ‘the most luxurious in the world’ could possibly live up to the hype. I was very wrong.

Harrison Jacobs/Business Insider One of the most decorated luxury hotels in the world, the Burj Al Arab in Dubai, was recently named the “best hotel in the world” by the Ultratravel Awards. The Burj has frequently been called “the world’s first seven-star hotel” and “the most luxurious hotel in the world” by travel writers and […]

‘Aquaman’ director James Wan explains why he thought it was a safe superhero movie choice. And why he was wrong.

Warner Bros. Director James Wan chose to make “Aquaman” because he thought it was the superhero “everyone makes fun of,” so he’d get to make it under the radar. It backfired as “Justice League” bombing at the box office put more pressure on “Aquaman” to succeed.  Wan told Business Insider why making “Furious 7” helped […]

Wrong way: 2018 global CO₂ emissions tick up again

Enlarge (credit: Le Quéré et al./ESSD) For a young student, report-card season can be an exciting, stressful, or even depressing time of year. The annual tally of the world’s climate-changing greenhouse gas emissions is a little like that—but with a lot more on the line than a B in language arts. And unfortunately, 2018’s tally […]

Alabama cops who killed ‘wrong’ suspect in Thanksgiving mall shooting shift blame onto victim

The family of an Alabama man shot by police on Thanksgiving is demanding justice after cops appeared to blame the victim for his own murder, even going so far as to retract a statement admitting they were wrong to shoot him. Police have conspicuously avoided taking responsibility for the death of Emantic Bradford Jr. after […]

When Superhero TV Shows Get Real Science Wrong, Do We Just Accept It?

When committing to a superhero TV show, does the viewer make a pact to accept bad science as well as the inherently weird science? It’s a question that comes up now and again, and one that I often raise via TVLine’s TV Questions column, or sometimes with a real-time tweet. And every time I do […]

Demolition gone wrong? Debris flung at busy road as multi-story building collapses (VIDEO)

An ominous black cloud engulfing the road and debris raining from above were not what drivers, waiting out a demolition of a Moscow roadside business center, expected when they captured it on video. Scary footage showing a high-rise business center in northeastern Moscow going down in seconds has been making rounds online. The toppling tower […]