George Orwell once said that sport involves “…sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence: in other words it is war minus the shooting”.
Allowing mergers like AT&T and Time Warner will profoundly reshape the American media landscape and may eliminate net neutrality.
A privacy discussion is moving toward fruition with less public attention: the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield. US$260 billion are at stake.
Spiders use silk to fly for miles. Using a peculiar breathtaking way, they are able to ride the wind and travel across oceans.
The American patent system was designed to stimulate innovation, but some citizens argue that it’s hurting innovation and limiting access to technology.
The realm of professional sport has been taken by storm by the rise of eSports. These video game events now compete with traditional sports leagues.
In August 2012, a 65 year-old checked in for 30 days of jail time in Oregon for collecting rainwater in man-made ponds without a permit.
Fifty years ago, an American B-52G bomber, carrying four nuclear bombs, crashed onto the sea ice of Wolstenholme Fjord in the northwest corner of Greenland.
Bikini Bottom, SpongeBob’s home, is based on an actual place in the Pacific Ocean, the location of 23 U.S. nuclear weapons tests during the Cold War era.
Trump is trying to throw world leaders off-balance so that he can extract more trade concessions from them; or he is just adrift.
Virtual reality offers cheap emotions; whereas real experiences connect us to the deeds of past people and place us in contexts where history was made.
Corporate charitable contributions may bend laws and regulations in ways that boost profits rather than serve the public’s interests.
The WHO recommends breastfeeding babies for the first six months of life. Unfortunately, only about a quarter of American babies meet that guideline.
The role of baseball in Japanese-U.S. diplomacy has a long and rich history after it was introduced to the Japanese people in the 1870s.
Serving police officers being members of the Freemasons has been a recurring theme in policing in England and Wales for some 50 years.
Picked up by fiction writers such as Dan Brown, many people think of antimatter as a theoretical idea – unaware that it is actually produced every day.
It’s not clear whether the quantum speed limit is so high it’s unattainable – like the car that will never even get close to the speed of light.
Scientists are now desperate for their calculations of the future to fail and to provide guidance on what we should be doing to make the next intellectual leap.
“What’s the best free throw?” Should the shooter aim towards the front of the hoop or the back? Does it depend on whether the shooter is short or tall?
The Indian Railways company has received 28 million applications for its 90 thousands new positions, opened as part of a $130 billion modernization plan.