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Climate change: Iceland holds funeral for melted glacier

Science & Nature - Wed, 08/21/2019 - 07:21
It's thought Okjokull is the country's first glacier to be lost as a result of climate change, following the hottest July ever recorded.

Cardinal George Pell loses appeal against conviction for child sex abuse

World - Wed, 08/21/2019 - 06:45
Former Vatican treasurer George Pell will remain in prison after an Australian appeals court rejected the disgraced cardinal's appeal against his conviction for sexually assaulting two 13-year-old choirboys in the mid-1990s.

Millions of old gadgets 'stockpiled in drawers'

Science & Nature - Wed, 08/21/2019 - 00:15
Public urged to "recycle their tech" as rare, valuable materials in millions of old devices languish in UK homes.

The Cold War spy technology which we all use

Science & Nature - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 23:21
Radio-frequency identification, famously used to bug the US embassy in Moscow, is a cheap way to track objects and data.

Ready to upgrade? What to do about your old phone

Science & Nature - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 23:01
Unwanted devices can contain elements that the world is running out of - so how can you help?

Does the future of farming exist beneath city streets?

Science & Nature - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 23:01
In a disused air raid shelter one company is growing crops, but what are the pros and cons of vertical farming?

G7 summit: Inside the climate activist training camp

Science & Nature - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 23:01
Campaign groups in France are teaching people how to protest effectively, ahead of the G7 summit.

Former Farc rebels become eco-warriors to stop deforestation in the Amazon

Science & Nature - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 23:01
Ex-Farc rebels in Colombia, who spent decades fighting the government over land and power, have reinvented themselves as eco-warriors protecting the Amazon from illegal logging.

CMAs replace host Brad Paisley with Dolly Parton and Reba McEntire

Entertainment - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 21:49
The CMA awards are switching things up this year, replacing host Brad Paisley with Dolly Parton and Reba McEntire.

'Marriage Story' lets Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson offer dual sides to matrimony

Entertainment - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 21:19
The film "Marriage Story" wastes no time in encouraging viewers to take sides in a relationship, offering dueling trailers of the drama that stars Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson as a seemingly feuding couple.

Ronda Rousey nearly severed her finger shooting '9-1-1'

Entertainment - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 20:40
Ronda Rousey nearly severed a finger in a freak on-set accident, she revealed on Tuesday.

The 'Boy Meets World' cast reunion shows just how much TV can inspire a generation

Entertainment - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 20:17
When Cory Matthews began exploring this great big world, a generation of TV viewers were changed forever. And the recent cast reunion of "Boy Meets World" is a reminder of that.

'Succession' renewed for Season 3

Entertainment - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 18:43
HBO has expanded the "Succession" line, announcing Tuesday that its drama about a feuding media family has been renewed for a third season.

Take note, 'SNL': TV's sketch comedy boom is hip, smart and inclusive

Entertainment - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 18:32
The new IFC sketch show "Sherman's Showcase" wasted little time in mocking preconceived notions about its expected audience.

Anna Chlumsky on the 'balls-to-the-wall' final season of 'Veep'

Entertainment - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 18:21
Sure, most "Veep" fans were likely a little distraught when you learned that its seventh season was going to be its last. And then there's Anna Chlumsky's reaction.

Tourists make narrow escape as rhino charges

World - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 17:58
Video shows a group of tourists being chased for over a minute by a white rhinoceros at a gaming reserve in South Africa.

The new James Bond movie now has a title

Entertainment - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 17:12
We can stop calling it "Bond 25" now.

Italian Prime Minister says he must resign

World - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 15:18
Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte told the Italian Senate that he will resign as he launched a scathing attack on the right-wing Interior Minister Matteo Salvini who was sat beside him.

Fracking: UK shale reserves may be smaller than previously estimated

Science & Nature - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 15:01
Previous research suggested 50 years of shale gas under the UK, but a new study says it could be less than 10.

'Home and Away' actor Ben Unwin has died aged 41

Entertainment - Tue, 08/20/2019 - 13:14
Actor Ben Unwin, who made his name playing Jesse McGregor in Australian TV soap "Home and Away," has died at the age of 41.
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