Just 21 images to help you relax on Earth Day

Just 21 images to help you relax on Earth Day Our world is crazy. It’s also beautiful. There are a lot of terrible things happening in the world right now. People around the planet are worried about politics, war, diseases and illnesses, catastrophes, and the general litany of concerns brought on by life, work, school, […]

Water, weather, new worlds: Cassini mission revealed Saturn’s secrets

Water, weather, new worlds: Cassini mission revealed Saturn’s secrets By Dan Reisenfeld, Professor of Physics & Astronomy, The University of Montana. Saturn and its rings backlit by the sun, which is blocked by the planet in this view. Encircling the planet and inner rings is the much more extended E-ring. NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute, CC BY […]

France’s overseas territories begin voting in presidential ballot

Early voting has begun in France’s overseas territories for the first round of the country’s most closely-fought presidential race in decades. This as final preparations are made ahead of Sunday’s main casting of ballots across France, where some 47 million people are eligible to take part. A blackout on opinion polls and the candidates or their… Read more

New energy cars steal the show
Nearly 1,200 new vehicles are exhibited at the Beijing auto show in April 2016, and this year’s show in Shanghai will have a larger scale, with 1,400 cars to be displayed. LI WENMING / FOR CHINA DAILY Electric, plug-in hybrids and fuel-cell vehicles arrive to woo audiences, report Li Fusheng and Hao Yan. One thousand domestic… Read more
Facebook Conference Highlights International Entrepreneurs
Khailee Ng wanted name brand clothes. So, as a suburban teenager in Malaysia, he shoplifted. He could have continued with his criminal life, he said, but took a different route. Ng started to build web pages because it was a better way to make money, he told a crowd at F8, Facebook’s developer conference in San… Read more
Stones’ ‘Exhibitionism’ packs nostalgic punch
CHICAGO — The Rolling Stones appearing on Chicago’s Navy Pier sounds like a latter-day Stones move: the one-time bad boys of Brit rock, drug criminals across multiple continents, the anti-Beatles, casting their lot with a carnival-midway tourist destination for the sake of another big payday. But while it is tempting to see “Exhibitionism,” the rich trove… Read more

Tonight may have been Bill O’Reilly’s final show

Bill O’Reilly, host of Fox News’ “O’Reilly Factor,” announced tonight that he would be taking a “planned vacation,” one he had planned last fall. But four separate network sources tell New York Magazine that tonight could be O’Reilly’s final show on the network. In the middle of a storm related to numerous sexual harassment claims, his… Read more

Yes Joins Its ‘Heroes’ in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

“And we thought we waited a long time to get in the Hall of Fame,” said Rush bassist Geddy Lee, as he and Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson delivered a moving tribute Friday to progressive-rock giants Yes at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Brooklyn. RELATED: Rick Wakeman’s piano journey into Yes, Bowie… Read more

World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders, Class of 2017

The World Economic Forum is now in its 47th year. It’s famous for its annual summit in Davos attended by luminaries in multiple industries. But It is also known for selecting and bringing together a yearly community of over 800 Young Global Leaders (YGL)—enterprising and socially-minded men and women, all under the age of 40. They… Read more