‘Your land, your future’! Germany offers migrants cash to go home in controversial ad campaign

As Germany still struggles to balance its migration policy, the Interior Ministry has apparently decided to take one of the issues into its own hands and, through an ad campaign, boost the numbers of voluntary repatriations. The ministry, led by Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Bavarian ally Horst Seehofer, decided to lure potential repatriates with a supposedly […]

Windows ‘Your Phone’ app gives you access to Android files on a PC

If you have an Android device and happen to be a Windows Insider in the Fast ring, as well, you’re among the first people who can take Microsoft’s “Your Phone” app for a spin. Microsoft has started testing the experimental application, which gives you easy access to the files on your phone from a Windows […]

‘Flavors of Youth’ Trailer: A Stunning Anime Film From the Studio Behind ‘Your Name’ Comes to Netflix

Your Name was the biggest anime crossover theatrical hit since Studio Ghibli became a household name. And with anime growing to be one of the most formidable markets in the world, it’s no wonder that Netflix wants to tap into Your Name‘s particular brand of cerebral wistfulness. The streaming giant has teamed up with the […]

‘Your silence and your amnesia is complicity’: Democratic lawmakers grill Trump official amid ‘shithole’ fracas

Julio Cortez/AP Democratic senators questioned Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen over an incident where President Donald Trump reportedly used “shithole” to describe African countries. Nielsen said she did not remember Trump categorizing African countries in a specific way. U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, under intense questioning from Democratic senators, said on Tuesday she did […]

‘Your son is a dog, you’re not wanted here’ – Israeli MP to mother of Palestinian prisoner (VIDEO)

Published time: 26 Dec, 2017 14:46 A member of the Israeli parliament mounted a bus from the Gaza Strip and lashed out at a Palestinian woman heading to visit her son jailed in Israel, yelling that the prisoner was a “dog,” an “insect” and a “terrorist.” “Your son is a dog. He is a dog. […]

‘Your accusations are made up!’ Prickly barbs expose deep rifts during Boris Johnson’s Russia visit

Boris Johnson and Sergey Lavrov were at their most quotable for the first trip by a UK foreign secretary to Moscow in 5 years, but passive-aggressive jabs revealed Britain’s censure and Russia’s reluctance to be cast as a villain. Johnson set the mood when in his opening remarks, traditionally dedicated to reassuring formalities about strong […]

‘Your DNA is an abomination’: University under fire for publishing anti-white article

A Texas university newspaper is apologizing after a student wrote an opinion piece that condemns white privilege and accuses white people of being an “aberration” that “shouldn’t exist.” Martinez begins his article, entitled: “Your DNA is an abomination,” with a tweaked Robert Oppenheimer quote about the detonation of the first atomic bomb he helped develop. […]

The unconventional analogies of ‘Your Hands Are Feet’

Last week, we held the first Engadget Experience in LA, where Your Hands Are Feet was one of five immersive art projects to debut. The virtual reality experience drops you into a surreal world, full of experiential metaphors. Experiences like, for instance, what it’s like to shave a giant’s hairy pink leg in the desert. […]

J.J. Abrams is Remaking Anime Hit ‘Your Name’ – Can It Actually Be Done Well?

(Welcome to The Soapbox, the space where we get loud, feisty, political, and opinionated about anything and everything. In this edition: can a Hollywood remake accurately capture the essence of one of Japan’s biggest recent hits?) The anime craze is continuing, and not even the highest grossing movie in Japan in more than a decade is immune to a Hollywood adaptation. Your […]

Woman dubbed ‘Your Fat Friend’ urges passengers to be kinder to overweight travellers

The young woman took to Twitter to share her experiences of what it is like to fly when overweight. Her Twitter account called ’Your Fat Friend’ details some of the things that have happened to her over years of flying. From having to take her own seatbelt extender to how other passengers treat her, it […]