Ted Cruz, Beto O’Rourke Debate Postponed Over Kavanaugh Controversy

The second debate between Republican Ted Cruz and his Democrat rival Beto O’Rourke was postponed Friday. The debate was set to take place on Sunday at the University of Houston, ahead of midterm election on November 6, The Texas Tribune reported. That debate has now been postponed due to the ongoing battle in Washington over […]

Denmark Is In Lockdown And Nobody Knows Why

Something is rotten in the nation of Denmark, but nobody seems to know exactly what’s going on. On Friday afternoon, commuters trying to cross the Öresund Bridge found the busy thoroughfare had been closed — but only in one direction. The bridge connects Denmark and Sweden, but according to The Local traffic outbound from Denmark […]

Hayao Miyazaki Documentary Gets US Trailer

A documentary exploring the personal life of acclaimed animator Hayao Miyazaki will hit US theaters this winter. Earlier this week, anime distributor GKIDS announced it had secured North American distribution rights for the documentary and is currently preparing for a theatrical release by the end of the year. The documentary, called Never-Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki, […]

NASA Deepens Search For Alien ‘Technosignatures’

NASA has a new approach to hunting aliens, and it involves scouring the stars for evidence of advanced technology. In the past, NASA has focused its search for alien life on hunting for signs of biological activity. Now, they’ve got a new idea. The space agency is expanding its search for extraterrestrial life with the […]

Ex-Marine Shares Secret To Mental Resilience

Inconsistency kills your fortitude, according to former marine and mental toughness coach Andrew Wittman. “Doing well for a few weeks, then coasting … then feeling bad enough to start doing well again for a few weeks, then backsliding some more,” he stated, according to Yahoo News. Wittman explained that this rule can apply in any […]

Wade Barrett Opens Up About WWE Departure

Former WWE superstar-turned-actor Wade Barrett felt like he’d hit a dead end when he left the ring, he recently stated during a frank interview. Bad News Barrett shocked fans in 2016 when WWE announced the five-time intercontinental champion had been released from his contract. At the time, Barrett was a promising wrestler still in his […]

Kofi Kingston Breaks Yet Another WWE Record

Kofi Kingston has now held the tag team champion title longer than any other wrestler in WWE history. The news was broken by WWE India on Twitter, which pointed out on Tuesday that Kingston had hit 954 days as a reigning tag team champion. The record had previously been held by Billy Gunn, who held […]

‘Fortnite’ Season 6 Arrives With Pets, Invisibility And Shotgun Nerf

Fortnite’s Season 6 launched Thursday with a spooky Halloween theme, new pets and a steep nerf shotgun. Called Darkness Rises, Season 6 has given the battle royale map a darker facelift, replete with a haunted castle, not to mention horror tropes like some creepy corn fields. There’s now a floating island, and an area infected […]

PlayStation 4 Finally Gets Cross-Play With Xbox One, Switch

After months of frustration from the gaming community, Sony announced Wednesday that it was finally backing down on its controversial restrictions on cross-console play. In what will likely be music to the ears of PlayStation 4 owners everywhere, Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO John Kodera said that cross-console play is now available for at least one […]

Elton John Announces Even More North American Tour Dates

British singer and composer Elton John announced Wednesday he’ll be making at least 25 appearances across North America as part of his farewell tour. The newly announced leg of the Rocket Man’s global farewell tour will snake through Canada and cross much of the U.S. According to Rolling Stone, in September 2019 John will be […]

China Urges Trump Against ‘Zero-Sum Game’

China and the United States must avoid slipping into a Cold War-style standoff, a top Chinese diplomat said Wednesday. The two countries will both lose out if they confront each other, Chinese State Councillor Wang Yi said. “China and the United States can have competition, but should not use a Cold War mentality to view […]

James Wan To Remake ‘Train To Busan’

Horror fans everywhere, rejoice. Producer James Wan is teaming up with The Nun writer Gary Dauberman to remake the highly-acclaimed Korean zombie flick Train to Busan. That’s according to Deadline, which reported Tuesday at least five studios have been wrestling over the film. For now, it looks like New Line Cinema has emerged as the […]

WWII Bombing Damaged Earth’s Atmosphere: Study

The deadliest conflict in human history may have affected Earth’s upper atmosphere, according to a study released Tuesday. Shock waves from allied bombing raids over Germany were powerful enough to reach the edge of space, British researchers have found. The findings were published in the European Geosciences Union journal Annales Geophysicae and suggested bombing raids […]

Russian Light Festival Breaks 2 Guinness World Records

Moscow’s International Circle of Light festival closed Tuesday with a spectacular water and pyrotechnics display, after breaking two separate world records. The festival secured recognition for the world’s largest image projected by water and largest number of simultaneous flame projections, according to Russian state media outlet TASS. “I have the honor to congratulate you to […]

Fyre Festival Founder Blames Fraud On Mental Illness

The organizer of disgraced luxury music festival Fyre suffered from untreated mental illness when he defrauded investors, his lawyers have reportedly argued. Fyre Festival founder Billy McFarland was experiencing an untreated bipolar-related disorder, ADHD and “severe alcohol abuse” when he defrauded investors out of $1 million, Vulture reported his lawyers as stating. This cocktail of […]

Harry Potter’s J.K. Rowling ‘Scared’ She’ll Die Before Finishing All Her Books

British author J.K. Rowling opened up Monday about her plans to produce at least four more books, but admitted that she was worried that they might take more than one lifetime to complete. Speaking to the Today Show, Rowling said that she already knows “about the next four things I’m writing.” “It’s all backed up […]

Scientists Uncover Possible ‘Cure’ For Overeating

If you’ve ever continued eating long after you’re full, then researchers at the University of Michigan think they know why. The human brain’s drive to continue eating is more powerful than the urge to stop when you’re full, according to a new study from the university’s Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience Institute. Published in the journal […]

‘Star Wars’ Producer Gary Kurtz Dies

Star Wars producer and Hollywood icon Gary Kurtz died Sunday, after a year long battle with cancer. Kurtz was best known for producing Star Wars: A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back. He also produced cult classics American Graffiti and The Dark Crystal. Hollywood Reporter confirmed Monday that the filmmaker had died over the […]

Humans Are Making Earth Wobble, Says NASA

Human activity is partly responsible for increasing a wobble in Earth’s rotation, according to research published Monday. Rising sea levels and melting Arctic ice are partly responsible for exacerbating Earth’s wobble, NASA found after conducting a major study on the planet’s rotation. “In general, the redistribution of mass on and within Earth — like changes […]

‘Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4’ To Launch With Just 7 New Maps [Rumor]

CallOf Duty: Black Ops 4 may release with as few as seven new maps, according to reports Monday. The latest installment in the Call of Duty series will feature around 11 maps in total when it launches in October, according to a report by MP1st. However, around a third of those maps will likely be […]

The Undertaker To Return For 1,000th Episode Of ‘WWE Smackdown’

Wrestling superstars The Undertaker and Edge could be about to return to SmackDown, according to reports Wednesday. The Undertaker will make an appearance during SmackDown’s upcoming 1,000th episode, but is unlikely to be in action, The Express reported. An icon of wrestling in the 1990s, in recent years The Undertaker has usually only appeared during […]

Stop And Search Policing Increases Crime: Report

The practice of police stopping and searching pedestrians increases crime rates, according to a report released Tuesday by a British charity. Published by charity StopWatch, the report looked at the experience of Londoners targeted by the London Metropolitan Police for searches. The charity said it found evidence suggesting stop and search tactics can push otherwise […]

Scientists Uncover Cause Of World’s Largest Great White Shark Gathering

If you don’t like sharks, then steer clear of the oceanic expanse between the Guadalupe Islands and Hawaii. Dubbed the “White Shark Cafe” by marine biologists, this stretch of the mid-Pacific has long been the end point of one of the world’s most mysterious migrations. Since at least 2002, marine biologists have observed great white […]

Germany’s AfD Cracks Down On ‘Neo-Nazis’

Germany’s largest opposition party is cracking down on members accused of being linked to far-right extremist groups, according to reports on Tuesday. The Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has expelled one of its legislators and called for the resignation of three members over allegations of neo-Nazi sympathies, Reuters reported. The legislator, Jens Ahnemueller from Rhineland-Palatinate […]

Russia Threatens To ‘Respond’ To Israel Over Plane Downing

Russia warned Tuesday it may take action against Israel after one of its planes was shot down by Syrian forces. Syrian troops hit the Russian Ilyushin-20 maritime patrol aircraft during clashes with Israeli forces late Monday. Russia’s defense ministry said fifteen people were killed in the incident, Reuters reported. According to Russian authorities, the aircraft […]

Major Study Finds Just 4 Personality Types

Personality types might sound like the stuff of pop science and time-wasting internet quizzes, but it turns out they could exist after all. That’s according to a new study from Northwestern University in Illinois, which found evidence to suggest “at least four distinct clusters of personality types exist.” The study was one of the largest […]

Thai Cave Rescue Diver Sues Elon Musk

A British diver who helped save a group of Thai teenagers trapped in a cave announced Monday he is suing Elon Musk. The diver, Vernon Unsworth, has alleged the billionaire entrepreneur falsely accused him of pedophilia. Unsworth filed the suit in a Los Angeles court, and is demanding $75,000 in compensation. “Mr. Unsworth brings this […]

Coke Considering Cannabis Beverage

Beverage giant Coca-Cola is considering development of a cannabis-infused drink, according to reports Monday. Coke has already begun talks with Canadian marijuana producer Aurora Cannabis on the possibility of producing the beverage, according to Bloomberg. The drink would be aimed at alleviating pain and promoting good health instead of intoxicating users, though company spokesperson Kent […]

Zumba Is World’s Most Dangerous Dance: Study

It might make for a great workout, but Zumba is the world’s most dangerous popular dance, according to a study from Coventry University in the U.K. Published in the Journal of Physical Activity and Health, the study found Zumba dancers can expect an average of 3.9 injuries for every 1,000 hours on the dance floor. […]

Amazon Investigates Alleged Confidential Data Leaks

Online retail giant Amazon said Monday it was investigating claims that its employees had been bribed to hand over confidential information and remove negative product reviews. Employees at Amazon are selling data on reviewers, search engine optimization and sales metrics to independent vendors, according to Reuters. The report stated confidential information is usually sold through […]