Category: News

Rupert Murdoch marries Elena Zhukova in vineyard wedding

Right-wing media mogul Rupert Murdoch tied the knot Saturday for the fifth time, according to British tabloid newspaper the Sun. The Sun, which is owned by Murdoch, released photos of the 93-year-old Australian billionaire alongside his 67-year-old wife, retired molecular biologist Elena Zhukova, at his vineyard in Bel-Air, California, where the ceremony took place. Zhukova is the mother…

Read More

The Cleveland Museum of Art is set to return a 2,200-year-old statue to Libya

A statue of a bearded man striding forward was crafted from black basalt over 2,000 years ago during the Ptolemaic dynasty. Now, it’s finally set to return to Libya, where it was looted during British occupation in World War II, according to the Cleveland Museum of Art. The museum, which has held the piece since…

Read More

Indian airline gives female travelers option to choose seats next to other women

One of India’s biggest airlines has just launched a new feature that allows female travelers to see where other women are sitting when selecting seats for their flights. According to a statement sent to CNN, low-cost carrier IndiGo Airlines is offering the feature on a pilot basis to female passengers checking in for their flights…

Read More

US women’s soccer team victorious in first game under new head coach Emma Hayes

 Emma Hayes’ reign as the new head coach of the US Women’s National Team (USWNT) began in the best possible way as her team defeated South Korea 4-0 in her first game in charge. Mallory Swanson, playing in her home state of Colorado, and Tierna Davidson scored two goals apiece to secure the friendly win, which…

Read More

This fine-dining restaurant is bringing artificial intelligence to the dinner table

In a dark, round dining room, the late French chef Paul Bocuse explains the next dish. It has all the hallmarks of the classic fine-dining cuisine Bocuse was famed for: quail and foie gras, wrapped in mushroom paté and pastry, and lavished with truffle sauce. But at Krasota, a fine-dining restaurant in Dubai, nothing is what…

Read More

‘My face took a lot of hits down the hill’: American Abby Lampe explains how to win renowned cheese-rolling competition

After a year sabbatical, American Abby Lampe tumbled 200 yards through the mud, grass and sea of limbs down a steep hill to claim victory at an English village’s annual cheese-rolling competition, which attracts entrants from around the world. Every year in western England, a group of enthusiasts chase a wheel of Double Gloucester cheese down…

Read More

Rivers in Alaska are turning orange. The reason surprised even scientists

Rivers and streams in Alaska are changing color – from a clean, clear blue to a rusty orange – because of the toxic metals released by thawing permafrost, according to a new study. The finding surprised researchers from the National Park Service, the University of California at Davis and the US Geological Survey, who conducted tests…

Read More

In photos: The best red carpet fashion at the 2024 Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Film Festival drew to a close on Saturday, and as always, the nearly two-week event was a fashion spectacle, with a slew of celebrated directors, actors and writers making their entrances on the hallowed Promenade de la Croisette. This year, the Palme d’Or went to “Anora,” a contemporary rom-com whose star-crossed lovers are…

Read More

China’s military shows off rifle-toting robot dogs

It looks like something out of the dystopian show “Black Mirror,” but it’s just the latest adaptation of robotics for the modern battlefield. During recent military drills with Cambodia, China’s military showed off a robot dog with an automatic rifle mounted on its back, essentially turning man’s best (electronic) friend into a killing machine. “It…

Read More

Porsche reveals a new hybrid 911 as more consumers embrace hybrids over electric vehicles

Porsche unveiled the first hybrid version of its most famous sports car, the 911, on Tuesday, a move that could help electric motors become more accepted even in performance cars. The move also marks a major step in the evolution of one of the most recognizable cars in the world. Given their generally greater fuel…

Read More