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The 'Lost City' older than Machu Picchu

World - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 14:12
Hidden deep in the jungle of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountains in Colombia sits Ciudad Perdida, the "Lost City." Built by the Tairona people more than 1,000 years ago, the archaeological site only became an attraction after it was uncovered in the 1970s.

'Avengers,' 'Riverdale' and Lil Nas X lead Teen Choice Awards nominations

Entertainment - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 13:54
The nominations for the 2019 Teen Choice Awards were announced Wednesday and could mean there's another big night ahead for "Avengers: Endgame."

Tig Notaro's meeting with Reese Witherspoon made for a great story

Entertainment - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 13:36
Tig Notaro does happen to know Reese Witherspoon. That's a start. She just doesn't know many more celebrities, which made for an awkward meeting the two had about potentially doing a project together.

Slack is ruining my life and I love it

World - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 13:13
In the time it took me to type this sentence about Slack, I received more than a dozen messages in a private Slack group and more posts than I can count in several team channels. I typed many words in response to those messages — some of them even borderline good words — but came no closer to completing my job for the day: writing this article about Slack.

Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards

World - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 13:00
Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards claimed to have shot down an "intruding American spy drone" after it entered Iranian airspace, amid increased hostility between Washington and Tehran. CNN's Frederik Pleitgen reports.

Granger Smith shares beautiful tribute to his late son

Entertainment - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 12:49
Granger Smith and his wife shared an emotional video as they opened up about the recent drowning death of their 3-year-old son, River.

Cannabis sales could hit $15 billion globally this year

World - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 12:31
Fueled in part by CBD product sales and Canada's recent legalization of marijuana, the world's cannabis market could notch $15 billion this year.

Huawei is No. 1 place Chinese students want to work

World - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 12:17
The long-running US campaign against Huawei may be starting to hurt its business but it hasn't damaged the tech company's reputation among Chinese students looking for work.

Startup that owns TikTok now has one billion users

World - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 12:13
ByteDance, the Beijing-based startup behind popular short video platform TikTok, has amassed more than one billion monthly active users across its apps.

Angelina Jolie is Time magazine's newest contributing editor

Entertainment - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 08:49
Actress Angelina Jolie is joining Time magazine as a contributing editor.

10 key findings from the UN's Khashoggi murder report

World - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 06:05
The first independent report on the murder of Jamal Khashoggi has finally been released. Agnes Callamard, the UN's special rapporteur, has laid out in detail evidence that suggests not only did Saudi officials at the highest level plan and carry out the killing, but that they carefully planned how best to hide the murder from the international community.

New Zealand told: 'Stop stealing Maori kids'

World - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 03:39
New Zealand's government watchdog will investigate the practice of authorities seizing newborn babies from their mothers -- including some when they are still in hospital.

Man arrested over soccer star Emiliano Sala's death

World - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 03:37
UK authorities investigating the death of Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala have arrested a man "on suspicion of manslaughter by an unlawful act."

China will no longer be most populous nation

World - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 03:32
India is set to overtake China as the world's most populous country in less than a decade, according to a new United Nations report.

'Avengers: Endgame' getting re-release in bid to dethrone 'Avatar'

Entertainment - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 03:23
Marvel Studios will give "Avengers: Endgame" the push that it likely needs in a bid to surpass "Avatar" as the all-time worldwide box-office champ by reissuing the movie with additional footage.

Why everyone is talking about World Cup goalkeepers

World - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 23:58
Talking to the BBC at half-time, England coach Phil Neville said that his team was facing the best goalkeeper at the Women's World Cup. The evidence over 90 minutes to back up the Englishman's claim was certainly compelling.

Hydrogen trains: Are these the eco-friendly trains of the future?

Science & Nature - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 23:16
With zero emissions and water as a by-product, Tom Burridge was on board one of the test runs.

UK climate emergency: What does it mean for how we live?

Science & Nature - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 23:09
How our life and work could be affected as Wales aims to reach zero carbon emissions by 2050.

Trina and Nicki Minaj drop 'BAPS' and flip a 2000 classic

Entertainment - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 21:56
Trina and Nicki Minaj are ready for some new music.
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