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'Chernobyl' creator asks tourists to show 'respect' at disaster site

Television show maker Craig Mazin reminded visitors to the exclusion zone in Belarus that "a terrible tragedy occured there." Tour operators have reported a huge spike in interest after the release of the miniseries....

'Chernobyl' creator asks tourists to show 'respect' at disaster site

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HBO's 'Chernobyl' writer urges tourists to show respect when visiting disaster site Craig Mazin, the writer-producer on HBO's "Chernobyl" miniseries, has urged fans on Twitter to be respectful when visiting the nuclear disaster site....
10:00, 06/12/2019

Chernobyl writer urges Instagram tourists to 'respect' nuclear disaster site Spike in visitors, including some who pose in little more than a g-string, prompts writer of HBO hit to speak outThe writer of the acclaimed HBO drama series Chernobyl has spoken out about the proliferation of lewd and inappropriate selfies taken by ...
21:00, 06/11/2019

Creator of HBO's Chernobyl Asks People Not to Snap Embarrassing Photos at Disaster Site HBO’s Chernobyl has ignited a newfound interest in our relationship with nuclear power and the impacts of one of the worst nuclear disasters with history. It’s also wildly popular, which means it was only a matter of time people started looking to ca...
11:00, 06/12/2019

Chernobyl writer urges Instagrammers to show 'respect' after 'inappropriate' selfies taken at nuclear disaster site A writer and producer of HBO's series Chernobyl has waded into a debate about "inappropriate" selfies taken at the site by urging Instagrammers to behave with "respect"....
05:48, 06/12/2019

‘Chernobyl’ producer begs tourists to be more respectful when visiting the site This is 2019, so, of course, selfie culture being what it is there’s been a spike in tourism to the site of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster — thanks to HBO’s critically acclaimed miniseries retelling the story that&r...
20:48, 06/12/2019

HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ has Instagram influencers flocking to the site of the disaster HBO’s miniseries that retells the story of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster has quickly become one of the best TV series of the year so far, in addition to ranking as IMDB’s top-rated show — surpassing the usual suspe...
07:32, 06/08/2019

'Chernobyl' snags 19 Emmy nominations, inspiring tourism wave. But is disaster site safe? Tourism to the disaster site has surged 30% since HBO's hit miniseries and the Ukrainian government plans to capitalize on it. But is it a good idea?        ...
22:32, 07/17/2019

Chernobyl disaster: What happened to the nuclear reactor and how many died from radiation? Is it safe to visit Chernobyl now? Chernobyl, the highly-acclaimed five-part drama which revisited the 1986 nuclear disaster in Soviet Ukraine, aired its final episode on Tuesday night....
13:48, 06/05/2019

Chernobyl Instagram thirst traps are not cool: HBO series creator The internet is blowing up over these Chernobyl selfies and travel porn pics. The nuclear wasteland has become a major tourist attraction since the May premiere of an HBO miniseries about the 1986 power plant tragedy, with some tour groups reporting ...
09:32, 06/12/2019

Tourists are flocking to Chernobyl thanks to HBO miniseries CHERNOBYL, Ukraine — The success of a US television miniseries examining the world’s worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl has driven up the number of tourists wanting to see the plant, and the ghostly abandoned town that neighbors it, for themselves. ...
16:00, 06/06/2019

‘Chernobyl’ miniseries sends curious tourists to Lithuania An HBO miniseries featuring Soviet-era nuclear nightmares has sparked global interest in the 1986 Chernobyl disaster and increased atomic tourism in Lithuania...
03:48, 07/30/2019

The Chernobyl Disaster Might Have Also Built a Paradise An HBO show tells the story of the nuclear explosion, but some scientists think that radioactive, human-free landscape might now be a haven for plants and animals....
05:48, 05/13/2019

Tourists flock to visit Chernobyl after HBO airs its popular series Tourists have flocked to Chernobyl, Ukraine to see the disaster zone and nuclear power plant depicted in HBOs new series "Chernobyl."        ...
16:00, 06/11/2019

Chernobyl welcomes the tourists – ‘a messy and morally queasy experience’ Interest in the site of the 1986 nuclear reactor disaster has grown hugely in the wake of the HBO series – but it is a long way from being a place of solemnity and reflectionLast November, I stood in the forest of Pripyat – the town that was evacuate...
12:48, 06/04/2019

HBO's 'Chernobyl' gets mixed reviews from disaster's survivors Critics and viewers on both sides of the Atlantic have lined up to acclaim 'Chernobyl', a dramatization of events surrounding the world's worst nuclear accident - but the reactions of some of the survivors are less rose-tinted....
09:32, 06/19/2019

The Terrifying Reasons We're Confronting the Chernobyl Disaster Right Now Thirty-three years after the nuclear catastrophe that defined its name, Chernobyl has surged back into the popular consciousness. HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries, which dramatized the disaster and the Soviet government’s attempt to cover-up key details, i...
18:48, 06/04/2019

Nibali asks Yates for more respect "Vincenzo Nibali got a little scare on Saturday, but his form was not in question as the local darling rode through hordes of tifosi in the Giro d\u0027Italia opening time trial before reminding Simon Yates that he should show his rivals some respect...
17:16, 05/11/2019

Space-age Soviet saucer's role in Chernobyl disaster It's one of the more bizarre relics of the Soviet era -- an abandoned Space Age saucer. But Kiev's Bus Garage Number 7 was once considered the most innovative structure of its kind and played a crucial role in the evacuation of Chernobyl....
09:48, 08/05/2019

Russia to create its own Chernobyl series that blames CIA for disaster Russian TV is offering its own patriotic take on the 1986 Chernobyl disaster — one that features a heroic effort to thwart an American spy who has infiltrated the doomed nuke plant. The Russian spin comes in response to HBO’s well-received mini...
16:48, 06/07/2019

Ukraine Wants Chernobyl To Be Tourist Site. Experts Don't Agree The tourists first started flocking to Chernobyl nearly 10 years ago, when fans of the video game S.T.A.L.K.E.R. wanted to see firsthand the nuclear wasteland they'd visited in virtual reality....
00:32, 07/13/2019

Chernobyl disaster: how the Soviet Union's cover story was blown In casting through the British newspapers from the days immediately following the Chernobyl disaster, the world's most disastrous nuclear accident, disarray was clear, but not all of it was in the Soviet Union...
07:48, 05/03/2019

'Chernobyl' turns the Soviet nuclear disaster into a riveting miniseries Spare, bleak and devastating, HBO's "Chernobyl" captures a moment during the waning years of the Cold War when the Soviet Union experienced a nuclear disaster, then tried to cover up the extent of the damage....
18:16, 05/05/2019

Chernobyl nuclear disaster-affected areas spring to life, 33 years on More than three decades after the devastating explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, parts of Belarus’ adjoining regions have sprung back to life and the biggest of them, Homiel, has become a leading destination for domestic and internationa...
09:32, 04/28/2019

Chernobyl review – chaos reigns in confusing nuclear disaster epic With Jared Harris starring, this miniseries about the 1986 meltdown should be gripping – but instead strands viewers in a bewildering cloud of unanswered questionsChernobyl is like the 80s nuclear horror-drama Threads crossed with the disaster-movie ...
14:48, 05/07/2019

From Chernobyl to concentration camps: why the morbid fascination with places of death and disaster? Dark tourism taps into a mix of morbid curiosity, voyeurism and pilgrimage. But is it ethical?In early 2016, I went on a Soviet Europe tour run by a company that specialises in “destinations your mother would rather you stay away from”. One of their ...
12:48, 07/02/2019

Cycling: Nibali makes good start, asks Yates for more respect Vincenzo Nibali got a little scare on Saturday, but his form was not in question as the local darling rode through hordes of tifosi in the Giro d'Italia opening time trial before reminding Simon Yates that he should show his rivals some respect....
20:32, 05/11/2019

Worse than Chernobyl: Parts of Marshall Islands have radiation 'higher' than catastrophic '86 disaster, studies say A series of studies have concluded that the radiation levels in parts of the Marshall Islands, where nuclear weapons were tested more than 60 years ago, is "higher than Chernobyl."...
09:16, 07/29/2019

Tourists flock to Uluru before ban, straining sacred site Tourists to Australia’s Uluru, a massive sandstone monolith in the heart of the Northern Territory’s dry “Red Centre”, are flocking to climb the land structure before soon being banned from doing so....
12:32, 07/11/2019

Kamakura, Japan, asks tourists not to eat while walking Street food is a staple of many countries. But does that mean you should both buy and eat your food in the street? Japan is struggling to answer that question, particularly when it comes to popular tourist areas....
12:32, 05/13/2019

Tourists Trash Sacred Site of Uluru as Permanent Closure Approaches In the 1999 movie, The Matrix, Agent Smith said that when trying to classify our species it came to him we are “A virus ...
22:00, 07/13/2019

Chernobyl is the scariest show of the year The fifth and final episode of Chernobyl, a miniseries scarier than anything I’ve seen so far this year, feels like a reprieve. On its surface, at least. With every episode, HBO’s chronicle of the 1986 disaster has broadened its scope to investigate,...
19:32, 06/03/2019

Florida’s Barnhill gets show of respect from Alabama OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Florida coach Tim Walton felt Kelly Barnhill deserved better than to have her decorated career end in embarrassment. Barnhill had been one of the nation’s elite pitchers the past three years, but the senior wasn’t her...
00:32, 06/02/2019

How to watch Chernobyl online: stream the whole show from anywhere After the unbelievable popularity of Game of Thrones, international television has moved on to its next massive hit. A drama mini-series about the world's most famous nuclear disaster, Chernobyl has gone straight to the top of everyone's wa...
08:00, 05/30/2019

HBO show success drives Chernobyl tourism boom The success of a U.S. television miniseries examining the world's worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl has driven up the number of tourists wanting to see the plant and the ghostly abandoned town that neighbors it for themselves....
08:00, 06/04/2019

The Tick's Creator Has Given Up on Finding the Show a New Home Our hearts were broken recently when Amazon’s The Tick, a well-deserved revival of a classic franchise, was cancelled after only two seasons.Read more......
10:16, 06/16/2019

Three Mile Island, site of worst-ever US nuclear plant disaster, will close without financial rescue The utility company Exelon announced Wednesday it is moving ahead with its planned shutdown of Three Mile Island, the site of the nation’s worst-ever nuclear reactor accident, because Pennsylvania lawmakers will not provide financial subsidies to kee...
13:32, 05/08/2019

Just How Involved Is The Bachelor Creator Mike Fleiss With His Hit Show? The Bachelor creator Mike Fleiss is making headlines over some disturbing allegations, prompting many to wonder if the production of the hit ABC show and its spinoffs will be affected. The answer:......
16:32, 07/18/2019

Jussie Smollett 'will not be returning' to 'Empire,' show co-creator Lee Daniels says Following a report that claimed Jussie Smollett might be returning to "Empire" for its sixth and final season, the show's co-creator and executive producer -- Lee Daniels -- immediately shut down any speculation. ...
21:00, 06/04/2019

Wimbledon crowd should show Novak Djokovic more respect after fifth title, says Boris Becker Boris Becker has called on tennis fans to show Novak Djokovic the respect he deserves after the Serb claimed his 16th Grand Slam at Wimbledon on Sunday....
00:16, 07/15/2019

‘Why Women Kill’ creator Marc Cherry dishes on show’s messages Why Women Kill | Thursday, CBS All Access Marc Cherry has followed fellow network hitmakers Shonda Rhimes and Ryan Murphy to the enchanted kingdom of streaming TV. “Why Women Kill,” which debuts Thursday on CBS All Access, follows three women living ...
19:16, 08/09/2019

'Live PD' creator says the show helps hold police accountable but that ‘negativity is what gets attention' A&E's big bet on "Live PD" in 2016 paid off and the show became one of the most popular on the network. However, its creator is proudest of the conversation the series has sparked about law enforcement in America....
11:16, 06/14/2019

Google Search won't show more than two top results from the same site Google is rolling out a Search update aimed at giving you more options to choose from in the results page. The tech giant says the update is designed to deliver more site diversity, and that means you now usually won't get more than two top resu...
03:00, 06/07/2019

Google to show ads on homepage of mobile site, app Alphabet Inc's Google will begin featuring ads on the homepage of its mobile website and smartphone app later this year, it said on Tuesday, giving the search engine a huge new supply of ad slots to boost revenue....
09:16, 05/14/2019

See When the Next Season of Your Favorite Show is Coming to Netflix With This Site At some point, we got into the habit of exclusively binge-watching shows at our house. While we do keep up with a handful of series as they’re airing, for the most part, we end up picking a show that has four or five seasons already available and the...
16:48, 06/16/2019

Why The Situation's Wedding Day Had the Jersey Shore Cast Predicting a ''S--t Show Disaster'' The Sitch is hitched! Tonight's 2-hour Jersey Shore Family Vacation special brought fans along for Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino and Lauren Pesce highly-anticipated wedding......
05:16, 08/09/2019

Science Museum plans 200 hectare site to show off lost treasures Huge range of objects little seen for decades will be exhibited in facility near Swindon from 2023A site under development by the Science Museum will give the public a chance to see hundreds of thousands of items that have been in storage for decades...
19:48, 05/16/2019

Genoa bridge collapse: Shocking videos show aftermath of disaster which claimed at least 35 lives Shocking footage taken in Genoa show the scale of destruction shortly after an 80m swathe of the Morandi bridge fell into a valley along with dozens of cars and trucks, killing at least 35 people....
05:00, 06/28/2019

Chernobyl HBO location: Where is Chernobyl filmed? Where is it set? CHERNOBYL on HBO and Sky Atlantic is an incredibly successful dramatisation of the nuclear disaster. But where is the filming location of Chernobyl? And where is it set?...
12:32, 06/12/2019

“Alonso, you have my respect. “Alonso, you have my respect. I hope the people of Indianapolis will remember you.” IndyCar’s youngest winner, Colton Herta, has the Infinity Stones. This is his official Indy 500 portrait. ...
01:00, 05/20/2019

The E92 BMW M3 GTS Demands Respect Time passes in a very strange way if you don’t pay attention to it. If you’d asked me this morning what year the E92 BMW M3 GTS was released, I’d probably have given an answer much shorter than reality. That reality, a cruel one at that, is that the ...
05:16, 05/07/2019

"If Officials Don't Respect, Hit Them With Shoes": UP BJP Legislator A BJP legislator advised party workers to hit government officials with shoes if they don't accord respect. He also issued a threat to officials who, he said, were inclined to the Samajwadi Party and......
11:00, 06/06/2019

Opinion: The EU must respect the nation-state The EU needs unity where such things as the single currency require it. But it also needs to have respect for the diversity of nation-states and their importance for democracy, says Boris Kalnoky....
08:00, 08/17/2019

Djokovic deserves more respect, says Becker "Novak Djokovic has already established himself as one of the best ever to play the game but the Serb, who clinched his 16th Grand Slam at Wimbledon on Sunday, will not be satisfied until he is considered the greatest of all time, Boris Becker has sa...
02:00, 07/15/2019

Hey, haters — Ed Sheeran deserves your respect For all of his success — including three multiplatinum albums, seven Top 10 singles and four Grammys since his 2011 debut — Ed Sheeran has shaped up to be the Rodney Dangerfield of today’s pop. Dude can’t get any respect. As much as you may secretly ...
16:32, 07/11/2019

Chernobyl tourism is booming Just as Game Of Thrones has brought tourism to the likes of Croatia and Northern Ireland, HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries is now beckoning viewers towards Pripyat, the Ukrainian ghost city that was evacuated after one of the Chernobyl power plant’s reacto...
08:16, 06/04/2019

The Lost Women of Chernobyl HBO has done the unexpected and managed to turn a five-part, dead-serious miniseries about the nuclear catastrophe at Chernobyl into a cultural event, complete with memes. The show is a sober examination of the disaster and its literal fallout on the...
01:32, 06/15/2019

The islands more radioactive than Chernobyl Radiation levels across parts of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean, where the United States tested nuclear bombs during the Cold War, are higher than areas contaminated by the Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear disasters, new research suggests....
07:00, 07/17/2019

The truth about Chernobyl? I saw it with my own eyes… Kim Willsher reported on the world’s worst nuclear disaster from the Soviet Union. HBO’s TV version only scratches the surface, she saysThere is a line in the television series Chernobyl that comes as no surprise to those of us who reported on the 19...
02:48, 06/16/2019

China official wants 'equality and mutual respect' from U.S. The U.S. ratcheted up tensions with China last week by putting Huawei Technologies on a blacklist that jeopardizes its supply of American components from semiconductors to the Google software that run on its smartphones....
05:16, 05/23/2019

Sex, respect and a big mistake: who gave these quotes this season? Who gave up? Who couldn’t believe it? Whose eyes don’t lie? Who said: "Three for me and two for them, two. So respect man, respect, respect, respect"?Pep GuardiolaJosé MourinhoJürgen KloppZinedine Zidane"It was the right decision. He made a big mista...
06:48, 05/20/2019

Respect Is Poison: A Message To The Class Of 2019 I have a story to tell you about being Mad Online. This isn’t really a fitting, celebratory story for you, the graduating class of 2019. You’re currently clad in your caps and your gowns, surrounded by loved ones, forced to endure one final round of ...
12:16, 05/23/2019

UN chief: Colombia must respect commitments to rebels U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he regrets the “polarization and division” in Colombia over elements of the 2016 peace deal and is urging the government to ensure any changes to the accord respect commitments made to rebels who disarmed...
18:48, 07/02/2019

Cubs' Russell: Have to respect fans' criticism Cubs infielder Addison Russell attempted to walk back comments he made to the Chicago Sun-Times on Thursday in which he seemed critical of fans who boo him....
12:48, 05/10/2019

James Corden: 'All the people that I like and respect' don't like Trump "The Late Late Show" host James Corden made it clear Wednesday night that he doesn't associate himself with Trump supporters during an appearance on "The Late Show," saying "all the people that I like and respect" don't like President Trump. ...
05:48, 06/06/2019

| Lopez demands 'respect' after slapping Giro fan Miguel Angel Lopez blasted lax security on the Giro d'Italia after he slapped a spectator who caused him to crash on the 20th and penultimate stage of this year's race....
15:16, 06/01/2019

Arsenal's Sokratis: 'We respect Chelsea but we are not afraid' The Greek defender believes the Europa League final will be won by the better team unit, rather than a standout individualDuring his first interview as an Arsenal player last summer, it was put to Sokratis Papastathopoulos that his former Borussia Do...
07:32, 05/26/2019

Rins: Marquez has no respect for MotoGP rivals Alex Rins has accused reigning MotoGP champion Marc Marquez of having "no respect" for his rivals after their run-in during Czech Grand Prix qualifying at Brno...
09:48, 08/03/2019

Robots for the elderly must be designed with care and respect Many countries around the world have ageing populations and a growing prevalence of dementia. Japan, in particular, is a “super-ageing” society, with a population getting older faster than anywhere else in the world due to long life expectancy and lo...
09:34, 07/06/2019

Seeking more respect, superstar Hegerberg out of World Cup Ada Hegerberg is the best player in women's soccer but she will not be at the Women's World Cup        ...
23:48, 05/22/2019

Why Chris Froome will never earn the respect he deserves "Chris Froome looks set to be upgraded in the 2011 Vuelta, taking him to seven Grand Tour titles. So where is the acclaim for one of Britain’s greatest ever sportsmen, asks Ben Snowball."...
13:48, 06/14/2019

HBO’s Chernobyl Isn’t Just a Historical Drama—It’s a Warning You know you’re in for a bleak story when the hero kills himself in the first scene, as Jared Harris’ character does at the outset of HBO’s Chernobyl. Not that anyone who tunes in to a miniseries with a title like that should be sur...
04:32, 05/02/2019

No, Instagram influencers are not flocking to Chernobyl Influencer culture can be a bit much, to say the least, and understanding it can be a struggle. But if you saw that now-viral tweet about Instagram baddies flocking to Chernobyl to capitalize on its new hype thanks to the HBO show—see it below—know t...
14:16, 06/12/2019

The city created by the Chernobyl explosion For one city in the Ukraine, the Chernobyl explosion in 1986 was an act of creation. Find out how the nuclear disaster gave birth to Slavutych and what a traveler will find there today....
06:00, 08/17/2019

Chernobyl’s scripts are available for download, if you dare HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries, while fantastic, isn’t likely to have much re-watch value. That’s largely because it’s an incredibly harrowing, depressing, and downright terrifying watch. If, however, you’re curious what such horror looked like on the pa...
11:00, 06/05/2019

Chernobyl suddenly becomes visitor hotspot It was the scene of the world's worst ever nuclear disaster, but three decades later Chernobyl is emerging as one of the planet's hottest tourism tickets after a new TV series....
04:00, 06/11/2019

Joey Votto Treats Heckler With The Appropriate Level Of Respect By now, hecklers should know better than to mess with Reds first baseman Joey Votto. There are enough documented instances of him clowning opposing fans (and Cincinnati’s own) that the best strategy is to just let him be. One Angels fan at Tuesday ni...
17:00, 06/26/2019

U.S. Open history beckons but Koepka still chasing respect Brooks Koepka could this week become the first player in over a century to win three consecutive U.S. Opens yet was feeling like golf's forgotten man on Tuesday, miffed at not being included in a promotion for the major....
23:00, 06/11/2019

How Blood and Truth pays respect to grime music What are the first things that come to mind when you think of London? It might be the Royal family, and with that the glamor of penthouses, casinos, and swanky modern architecture that populate the city’s skyline. Or perhaps it’s the gr...
01:16, 05/28/2019

‘Rent’s Anthony Rapp has new ‘respect’ for Trump staffers "Rent" actor Anthony Rapp said he had a “newfound respect” for Trump administration staffers after meeting several last week in Washington to discuss arts funding....
21:00, 05/12/2019

Iran's Rouhani: We're open to talks if US shows respect President Hassan Rouhani has suggested that Iran is not opposed to negotiations with Washington, but will not be pressured into them. Tensions have escalated significantly over the past several weeks....
03:16, 06/02/2019

Iranian president says talks possible only if Washington shows "respect" President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday suggested Iran may be willing to hold talks if the United States showed it respect, but said Tehran would not be pressured into negotiations, the semi-official Fars news agency reported....
17:00, 06/01/2019

Sweden should treat A$AP Rocky ‘with respect’: US State Department The US State Department has weighed in on the treatment of A$AP Rocky by Swedish authorities after the rapper was arrested in Stockholm for an alleged attack that took place late last month, a report said....
07:00, 07/15/2019

Pay, time, respect: nearly three decades on, Swiss women strike again Women from across Swiss society plan to take to the streets this Friday for a nationwide strike aimed at highlighting the country's poor record on defending the rights of women and families....
09:00, 06/12/2019

The future of the creator economy Content creators are grabbing the attention previously allocated to traditional media, and changing video, consumer habits -- and  consumer spending.Read More...
05:00, 05/02/2019

Creator of HBO’s ‘Euphoria’ says it tries to be ’empathic’ NEW YORK (AP) — The HBO show “Euphoria” is personal for Sam Levinson, its creator and writer. He drew on his own youth and struggles with addiction for the series. The eight-episode show follows a group of suburban high school students as...
08:32, 07/01/2019

Why did people take iodine pills after Chernobyl exploded? In the HBO miniseries " Chernobyl ," the Soviet nuclear physicist Ulana Khomyuk (a composite character played by Emily Watson) realizes that there's been a massive release of radioactive material somewhere nearby and immediately pops an iodine pill ....
09:48, 06/05/2019

The real-life heroes of Chernobyl watch TV hit Vladimir Naumov and Andrey Nasonov, ex-miners from Tula, had not heard about the hit TV series Chernobyl when we called, but they had caught up by the time we reached them - at least on the episode which features them....
09:32, 06/04/2019

Chernobyl to become official tourist attraction, Ukraine says Chernobyl, the site of the world's worst nuclear disaster which resulted in thousands of deaths, is to become an official tourist attraction, Ukraine's president has announced....
13:48, 07/11/2019

"Had To Do It," Says Chernobyl Pilot Who Made 3 Flights Within 20 Minutes More than three decades after he flew his helicopter above the radioactive volcano that was Chernobyl's nuclear reactor number four, the site of the world's worst nuclear accident, Mykola Volkozub......
08:00, 08/16/2019

Visiting Chernobyl more powerful than Instagram hype The HBO series about the 1986 Ukrainian nuclear disaster has spurred visits to the reactor — and inappropriate selfies. Kai Dambach reflects on his own Chernobyl tour and the disaster's legacy in the social media age....
03:32, 06/20/2019

'Chernobyl' is such a hit its broadcaster is doubling its spending on new shows European broadcaster Sky has announced plans to more than double its spending on original shows over five years after scoring a major hit with "Chernobyl."...
09:00, 06/12/2019

'A horrible way to die': how Chernobyl recreated a nuclear meltdown From ‘painting on’ radiation sickness to making the explosion less ‘Die Hard’, the acclaimed drama has gone to great lengths to evoke the chaos and terror of the Soviet-era disasterWe were lucky to have survived the Cold War without a nuclear attack....
22:32, 06/03/2019

£2bn structure sealing off Chernobyl's reactor is unveiled A structure built to contain hundreds of tonnes of radioactive material from the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster has been unveiled by Ukraine's president Volodymyr Zelenskiy....
17:00, 07/10/2019

Edmonton tour guide will take you on trip to Chernobyl An Edmonton tour guide takes you through what it's like to travel through the site considered home of the worst nuclear power plant accident in history....
16:48, 07/19/2019

Chernobyl is set to become an official tourist attraction, but is it safe? "Chernobyl is a unique place on the planet where nature has been reborn after a huge man-made disaster," Ukraine's president said."       ...
14:32, 07/15/2019

Moscow residents fight back against 'second Chernobyl' Plans for a new highway through Russia's capital have sparked protests. Locals say the project could cut straight through a nuclear waste site, sending radioactive dust into the air and into Moscow's river....
16:00, 07/23/2019

Underwear photos prompt Chernobyl criticism The writer and producer of the hit HBO series "Chernobyl," has called on visitors to the site of the nuclear disaster to show respect, after a series of inappropriate photos were posted online....
04:48, 06/12/2019

Drones map Chernobyl’s Red Forest for radioactive hotspots Chernobyl’s ghostly Red Forest, one of the most radioactive sites on the planet, has been mapped by specially-equipped drones to measure the extent of its contamination. Researchers from the UK’s University of Bristol, working as part of the National...
16:16, 05/08/2019

Russia hates HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ so much that it’s making its own series HBO’s recently-ended Chernobyl mini-series is easily one of the best shows of the year — and so much better than Game of Thrones season 8, by the way. The show tells the real story of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster as experienced by the ones...
21:16, 06/05/2019

Chernobyl, With Helping Hand From TV, Becomes an Unlikely Tourism Magnet The rising popularity of visits to the nuclear site, attributed partly to the hit HBO show “Chernobyl,” has led to concerns about some guests’ behavior....
14:00, 06/13/2019

Chernobyl now: 'I was not afraid of radiation' – a photo essay Photographer Tom Skipp visited Chernobyl and nearby Pripyat, its replacement town Slavutych, and the abandoned sites of the region – meeting the people behind the disaster: from the liquidators who worked at the fallout site, to the resettlers and th...
00:16, 06/07/2019

Russian TV to air its own patriotic retelling of Chernobyl story After success of HBO series, Russian version will revolve around role of a CIA agent before the accidentRussian state TV is set to air its own drama about the deadly 1986 Chernobyl disaster – but unlike the HBO series, which has transfixed viewers ar...
05:16, 06/07/2019

Met Police insist they respect press freedom amid leaks row The Metropolitan Police have said they "respect the rights of the media" following a warning to journalists, seen as a direct attack on press freedom....
16:32, 07/13/2019

UK urges China to respect rights on Tiananmen crackdown anniversary Britain urged China to allow its citizens to protest peacefully and enjoy freedom of expression in a statement marking the 30th anniversary of the Chinese government's deadly crackdown on protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square....
01:48, 06/04/2019

"Modi-Ji Doesn't Respect RSS' Views": Priyanka Gandhi's Dig On Kashmir Prime Minister Narendra Modi doesn't respect the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh's views or he doesn't believe there is an issue in Jammu and Kashmir, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said on Monday,......
18:48, 08/19/2019

‘View’ tells AOC, others Dems to respect Pelosi after racism accusation: ‘More BS’ It seems Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez might've gone too far this time -- so much so that even some of the biggest Democrat defenders on television have turned on her. ...
11:00, 07/11/2019

We Respect Rajiv Gandhi, But Can Talk About Misrule Too: Defence Minister Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today described Rajiv Gandhi a martyr and said though the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) respects him, that does not mean it will not talk about the "misrule and......
10:48, 05/09/2019

Priyanka Gandhi Congratulates PM, Says "Fully Respect People's Decision" Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Thursday said the Congress "fully respects" the decision of the people and congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP for their victory in the Lok Sabha polls....
09:16, 05/23/2019

NASCAR notebook: Harvick-Busch rivalry matures into respect Pocono Raceway on Saturday announced its NASCAR schedule for the 2020 doubleheader weekend. Next year's schedule will feature a longer weekend and shorter Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races, but considerably more racing action at the 2.5-mile tri...
23:48, 07/27/2019

Ferrari's Vettel returning to podium a "matter of respect" for rivals Sebastian Vettel did not want to join the Canadian Grand Prix podium ceremony but returned as a "matter of respect" to Mercedes and his Formula 1 team-mate Charles Leclerc...
12:16, 06/10/2019

Ally Kostial murder suspect had ‘no respect for women’: neighbor The man who police say gunned down Ole Miss student Ally Kostial was a spoiled “daddy’s boy” who “manipulated her emotionally …until the very last second,” according to a former college dorm neighbor. University of...
06:48, 07/26/2019

Eurogroup chief urges Italy to respect debt pledges Mario Centeno, who chairs meetings of the finance ministers from the 19 countries that use the euro currency, has urged Italy to reassure its European partners that it will respect its commitment to bring its deficit down to prescribed rules....
05:48, 06/13/2019

'A beautiful, poignant moment' - Alaphilippe shows respect to Bernal "Tour de France 2019 video - Julian Alalphilippe shared a classy handshake with Egan Bernal on Stage 20, the man who replaced him as the yellow jersey."...
07:48, 07/27/2019

The Latest: Germany expects China to respect Hong Kong law The German government says it considers China to be a responsible actor that will respect Hong Kong laws guaranteeing freedom of speech and rule of law...
05:00, 08/16/2019

The UK's feral roads deter cycling – we need enforcement, not calls for respect Our public space is increasingly out of reach for all but the fit, the brave, and those in motor vehiclesAlmost 90% of cyclists experience a “close pass” – an overtake within 1.5m – at least weekly, and 70% say conditions on Britain’s roads haven’t i...
01:16, 05/09/2019

Iran refuses Trump's offer of talks unless US shows 'respect' Iran's Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, has said his country won't negotiate with President Donald Trump unless the US shows Tehran "respect" by honoring its commitments under the disputed nuclear deal....
05:48, 05/21/2019

When "Super 30" Teacher's Rejection Earned Anand Mahindra's Respect Celebrated tutor Anand Kumar, widely praised for his initiative in training underprivileged students for entrance exams to the prestigious IITs, which is now the subject of a major Bollywood movie,......
05:16, 07/14/2019

'Stranger Things 3' pays respect to the power and perils of tech Warning: While we've tried to avoid any spoilers in this story, the following article does refer to scenes and themes throughout the season. When members of the Stranger Things cast visited The Tonight Show earlier this month, Jimmy Fallon aske...
11:00, 06/30/2019

Quetzalcoatl: From Feathered Serpent to Creator God Quetzalcoatl, a feathered serpent or ‘plumed serpent’, was one of the most important gods in the ancient Mesoamerican pantheon. The name Quetzalcoatl is a combination of two Nahuatl (the language of the Aztecs) words, quetzal, which is the emerald pl...
12:48, 05/10/2019

‘Bodyguard’ creator’s latest big hit arrives in the US UK crime dramas “Bodyguard” and “Line of Duty” have shattered viewership records in Britain — and, remarkably, both series were created and written entirely by one person: Jed Mercurio. There’s no “writers’ room” here, since that exists solely in Mer...
19:48, 05/22/2019

Tyler, The Creator seen in London for first time since his ban The rapper Tyler, The Creator has posted a picture of himself outside Buckingham Palace in London for the first time since he was banned from the UK in 2015....
07:32, 05/18/2019

It's time to fight for the Internet, says WWW creator The inventor of the World Wide Web has said that social media and fake news are helping lead to the downfall of the online space as we know it.Speaking as part of the opening keynote at OpenText Enterprise World in Toronto, Sir Tim Berners-Lee descri...
09:00, 07/10/2019

Chernobyl FX star DNEG plots blockbuster float A multi-Oscar-winning British visual effects house which has worked on films including First Man and Venom is preparing a blockbuster of its own: a London float that will value it at hundreds of millions of pounds....
08:16, 07/19/2019

'Nobody is not afraid': Chernobyl pilot recalls his fear 33 years ago More than three decades after he flew his helicopter above the radioactive volcano that was Chernobyl's nuclear reactor number four, the site of the world's worst nuclear accident, Mykola Volkozub recalls how he feared for his life....
02:32, 08/16/2019

Russia hates HBO's Chernobyl, decides to make its own series We were huge fans of Chernobyl, HBO’s five-part miniseries about the 1986 nuclear reactor explosion. We weren’t alone, either; the series now has the—frankly, dubious—honor of being the highest-rated show on IMDb, having presumably bumped off The Sha...
13:00, 06/06/2019

Walmart and the Bernie Sanders school of Chernobyl economics Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., reminded us on Wednesday that he has about as much economic sense as President Trump has Twitter decorum. The socialist senator attacked Walmart as a company that "pays many of its employees starvation wages..."...
15:00, 06/05/2019

Chernobyl comes back to life in Ukrainian computer game A Ukrainian computer game that brings to life a town abandoned after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster may not sound like everyone's idea of fun but has attracted 60,000 people globally since its launch in October....
17:32, 04/28/2019

Workers to dismantle crumbling 'sarcophagus' at Chernobyl by 2023 The hastily constructed "sarcophagus" originally built to prevent radiation leaking from the destroyed reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station is crumbling and will be torn down within four years, officials said....
07:16, 08/09/2019

Climate Change Is Our Generation's Chernobyl Moment to Tell the Truth HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries has reinvigorated our collective fascination with the 1986 nuclear disaster that may have in part contributed to the Soviet Union unraveling. Read more......
11:16, 06/06/2019

Vodka From Chernobyl Is Perfectly Safe, Say the Scientists Who Made It Branded “Atomik” and certified free of excess radioactivity, the artisanal spirit is part of a plan to help revive agriculture and aid residents around the nuclear disaster site....
10:16, 08/09/2019

Chernobyl beats Game Of Thrones and Breaking Bad to top TV chart New TV series Chernobyl has quickly become the top-rated show on entertainment website IMDB, jumping ahead of long-running fan favourites shows such as Game Of Thrones, Breaking Bad and The Wire....
13:48, 05/24/2019

Chernobyl: horrifying, masterful television that sears on to your brain This breathtaking series throws us right into the hellish chaos of the nuclear disaster – and its terrors are unflinching and unforgettableAfter three of its five episodes aired, the miniseries Chernobyl found its way to the top of IMDB’s top 250 TV ...
08:16, 05/29/2019

Pop culture is changing the tourism industry – the proof is in Chernobyl Chernobyl, the site of a nuclear accident that left the city abandoned, is seeing a spike in visitors following the release of HBO's popular miniseries based on the events....
05:48, 06/15/2019

Scientists produce 'Atomik' vodka from Chernobyl grain Alcohol is free of radioactivity and could help economic recovery in region What do you call vodka produced from grain grown in the exclusion zone around Chernobyl, scene of the world’s worst nuclear disaster 33 years ago?Atomik, of course. Continue ...
07:48, 08/08/2019

The Communists Of Russia call for Chernobyl ban, lawsuit against creators Hot on the heels of the Russian government rebuking HBO’s Chernobyl and announcing it was developing its own series about the disaster, the Communists Of Russia, a Marxist-Leninist political party separate from the larger Communist Party Of The Russi...
01:32, 06/15/2019

Chernobyl: the wildlife haven created when people left Rare and endangered animals have thrived in the Chernobyl disaster zone since it was evacuated in 1986, as a new wildlife tour in southern Belarus showsIt is 5.30am in southern Belarus. A pink moon hangs over flat fields tinged with frost, and as we ...
04:32, 05/28/2019

Chernobyl's 'sarcophagus' being dismantled due to 'very high' probability of collapse The Chernobyl nuclear power plant's massive "sarcophagus," which covers its radioactive reactor, is being dismantled due to the fact that it might collapse....
11:48, 08/07/2019

Inside the abandoned remains of Chernobyl's 'exclusion zone' When photographer David McMillan first visited the city of Pripyat in 1994, he expected his movements to be restricted. Just eight years prior, a reactor at the nearby Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant had exploded, forcing a region-wide evacuation and s...
02:00, 06/12/2019

Memes are helping people process the horrors of HBO's Chernobyl Chernobyl, HBO’s gutting five-part miniseries about the 1986 nuclear disaster, has quietly grown in popularity in the aftermath of Game Of Thrones’ divisive final episode. With every episode, Twitter and Reddit’s digital thoroughfares flood with digi...
22:16, 05/29/2019

Trump Claimed He’d Show His Taxes. Now He’s Suing California Over New Law That Would Force Him to Show His Returns President Donald Trump once claimed that if he wasn’t being audited he’d have no problem showing his tax returns. While tax-return flashing isn’t a requirement to be president, it’s been the unspoken norm that all presidents since Richard Nixon have ...
10:48, 08/07/2019

New York Auto Show hits and misses: 4 winners, 4 losers from the show floor The Subaru Outback was a hit, but the Mazda CX-5 diesel? Not so much. Here's our list of hits and misses from the 2019 New York Auto Show.        ...
12:16, 04/28/2019

Popular British Talk Show The Jeremy Kyle Show Canceled After Death of Guest (LONDON) — British broadcaster ITV on Wednesday canceled a popular, long-running daytime reality show after the death of a guest who failed a lie-detector test during a recording. ITV chief executive Carolyn McCall said The Jeremy Kyle Show was...
09:32, 05/15/2019

Chinese swimmer Sun Yang to rival Mack Horton: 'You must respect China' Australian swimmer Mack Horton has reignited his feud with Chinese swimming star Sun Yang -- and most of China -- by refusing to share the podium with his longtime rival....
02:32, 07/22/2019

Our forgotten towns: struggle, resilience, love and respect in 'back-row America' In his new book, Chris Arnade lays bare what life is like for America’s marginalized poor – and exposes the broken social systems that have betrayed themRead Chris Arnade’s Guardian dispatches across AmericaIn the Bronx’s Hunts Point neighborhood, I ...
22:32, 06/04/2019

Former ICE Acting Director Tom Homan: I respect Mark Morgan for getting back into the fight Following President Trump's announcement that he's chosen Obama-era Border Patrol Chief Mark Morgan to lead U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), former ICE Acting Director Tom Homan says Trump's newest pick will serve the office honorably....
11:48, 05/06/2019

Death risk higher for Chinese-American elders when children don't respect them Older Chinese-Americans have a high expectation of respect from their children. But when the children don't meet this standard of respect, their elderly parents face a higher risk of death...
15:32, 08/16/2019

‘Breakfast Club’ star Judd Nelson says kids deserve more respect His most iconic role was a swaggering, trench-coated antihero, so it makes a certain amount of sense that Judd Nelson of “The Breakfast Club” would, eventually, be cast as a pirate. In the film “Dead Water,” out Friday, the actor plays a non-campy, m...
19:16, 07/25/2019

Ex-Pak PM Nawaz Sharif's Daughter Says PM Modi Doesn't Respect Imran Khan Taking a swipe at Imran Khan, jailed premier Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam said Tuesday that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi does not give respect to his Pakistani counterpart as he did not take......
11:16, 05/28/2019

'Every player deserves some respect': Bayern's Kovac defends Perisic signing Bayern criticised for not landing first-choice targetsKovac: ‘It is too easy to always criticise someone’Bayern Munich have completed the loan signing of Internazionale’s Ivan Perisic with an option to buy the Croatian winger at the end of the season...
09:00, 08/13/2019

Trump pays respect to military dead at Arlington ahead of Memorial Day President Trump and first lady Melania Trump visited Arlington National Cemetery on Thursday ahead of Memorial Day to pay their respects to the members of the U.S. military who died in service....
12:48, 05/23/2019

"Mayawati National Symbol, I Respect And Love Her": Rahul Gandhi To NDTV Despite the frequent brickbats from Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati amid the ongoing election season, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday told NDTV that he "respected her contribution to......
07:00, 05/11/2019

Baldur's Gate 3 aims to pay deep respect to 5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons During PC Gamer's PC Gaming Show 2019 event at E3 2019, game developer Larian Studios took the stage to share more details about Baldur's Gate 3, the long-awaited sequel to one of the most critically acclaimed PC game series of all time.Stu...
14:16, 06/10/2019

Cops Refusing to Respect 'Finders Keepers' After Armored Car Spills Cash An armored car carrying stacks on stacks fell open and made it rain on a highway in Georgia this week, causing a predictably calamitous traffic jam of people pulling over to stuff their wallets. Alas, local police are being real sticklers about retur...
14:32, 07/11/2019

Respect the Elders or Family First? A 102-Year-Old Woman Is Being Evicted From Her Home of Nearly 30 Years Thelma Smith, a 102-year-old woman, is being evicted from her longtime residence in Ladera Heights, Calif., so the landlord’s daughter can move in instead....
10:48, 05/24/2019

"Respect The Mandate": Chandrababu Naidu Concedes Loss In Andhra Pradesh After a thorough drubbing by the YSR Congress in Andhra Pradesh, Telugu Desam Party chief Chandrababu Naidu today conceded defeat in the Lok Sabha and state assembly elections with the humble......
12:16, 05/23/2019

Hong Kong leader says dialogue and 'mutual respect' offer way out of chaos Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hoped a peaceful weekend anti-government protest was the start of efforts to restore calm and that talks with non-violent protesters would provide "a way out" for the Chinese-ruled city....
02:48, 08/20/2019

Why Katamari Damacy's Creator Left Japan On March 18, 2004, Katamari Damacy was released on the PlayStation 2. The game was unlike anything else, and a sequel soon followed a year later. In 2009, Katamari’s creator Keita Takahashi released Noby Noby Boy. A year later, he left Bandai Namco a...
11:32, 06/19/2019

Watch the first 'Disintegration' trailer from the co-creator of 'Halo' Halo co-creator Marcus Lehto's new project Disintegration was announced in July, but there wasn't a lot of information about it available. Some plot details have since been shared, but now we have the first gameplay trailer to get our teeth...
08:32, 08/20/2019

TikTok's creator is reportedly making a smartphone TikTok's owner ByteDance may have grander ambitions than chat apps and streaming music -- Financial Times tipsters have claimed that the company is working on its own smartphone. The device would draw on acquired patents and talent from Chinese...
10:48, 05/27/2019

Tyler, the Creator forced to cancel first UK gig in four years The rapper, banned from entering the country in 2015, said impromptu London show got ‘too rowdy’The US rapper Tyler, the Creator, returned to the UK on Saturday, four years after he was banned from entering the country, only to see his impromptu gig ...
17:48, 05/18/2019

Tyler, The Creator is dropping a new album next week It’s been nearly two years since Tyler, The Creator dropped Flower Boy, but we won’t have to wait much longer to get his follow-up. As reported by Stereogum, Tyler shared some news on Twitter earlier today, announced a new album and giving its releas...
16:48, 05/06/2019

No Man's Sky Creator On New Multiplayer Features, Taming Animals, And More When No Man’s Sky Beyond was announced in March, Hello Games called it “three major updates rolled into one larger free release.” Out August 14, the first will be a new approach to multiplayer, and the second is VR. Since that blog post, No Man’s Sky...
14:16, 08/09/2019

Journey creator’s Sky debuts on iPhone and iPad Sky has a beautiful, dreamy, and minimalist art style. [credit: Samuel Axon ] This week marks the launch of Sky: Children of Light, a game f...
04:33, 07/19/2019

Ford Mustang creator Lee Iacocca dies at 94 Ex-Ford executive was a driving force behind the minivan, the K-car and the rebirth of Chrysler Lee Iacocca, best known for his work in developing the original Ford Mustang, has died at the age of 94.  Born in Pennsylvania in 1924, Iacocca studied p...
07:00, 07/03/2019

The Creator of 'Bojack Horseman' on How He Deals With Anxiety Raphael Bob-Waksberg, creator of Bojack Horseman and author of the new book Someone Who Will Love You In All Your Damaged Glory, joins the Airplane Mode podcast to talk self-confidence, anxiety, and psychedelics....
22:16, 06/17/2019

‘Just Cause’ movie is coming from ‘John Wick’ creator German studio Constantin Film has acquired the film rights to open-world action game Just Cause, and hope to start shooting in 2020, reports Deadline. Derek Kolstad, the creator and writer of the John Wick trilogy, has been tapped to write the script...
10:32, 05/22/2019

Why we love to binge on stressful shows like 'Chernobyl' and 'Black Mirror' Streaming services are currently full of shows that give viewers few reasons to be optimistic, such as Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale" and Netflix's "Black Mirror," both of which depict futuristic dystopias that don't always seem all...
17:16, 06/22/2019

I was attacked for calling for characters of colour in Chernobyl. But history proves me right When I wrote about the drama’s lack of diversity, the response was a volley of racist abuse. Then came the discovery of a real-life black rescue worker at the plant... The US TV network HBO has been seen as a TV trailblazer, frequently bringing diver...
09:48, 08/07/2019

Chernobyl and The Terror docu-dramas expose horror's many faces Stories of Chernobyl's nuclear meltdown and the doomed Franklin hunt for a North-West Passage terrify for very different reasons, says Chelsea Whyte in her latest column...
05:16, 06/24/2019

Scientists create ‘Chernobyl vodka’ using ingredients from exclusion zone “This is no more radioactive than any other vodka.” A team of scientists reportedly created an artisanal spirit known as Atomik — which they concocted using grain and water from the Chernobyl exclusion zone. It’s the very fist...
23:48, 08/07/2019

'Chernobyl' finale is creating Emmy buzz for Jared Harris If the reaction to Monday night's "Chernobyl" finale is any indication, Jared Harris could be in the mix for this year's Emmy Awards for the first time since his acclaimed run on "Mad Men."...
15:00, 06/04/2019

Chernobyl, Schrödinger’s Cat, and Telegram Terrorists: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week Happy Sunday evening! Hopefully the events of the last week have been going better for you than YouTube, which spent an impossibly long time flailing around like a Wacky Waving Inflatable Arm Flailing Tube Man after refusing to remove videos of a con...
19:48, 06/09/2019

Chernobyl Connection With Lithuania Boosts "Dark Tourism" Destination Walking along the top of Lithuania's decommissioned nuclear reactor, the set of HBO's critically acclaimed "Chernobyl" TV series, tourist Vytas Miknaitis says he's not "afraid at all"....
23:16, 08/18/2019

Fears of 'Chernobyl on ice' as Russia prepares floating nuclear plant Scepticism and safety concerns persist before vessel begins 4,000-mile Arctic journey“I feel like I’m one of the first cosmonauts going into space,” said Vladimir Irminku, one of the chief engineers of the Akademik Lomonosov, as he stood on the deck ...
07:16, 08/04/2019

Chernobyl finale review – when the dust settles, it will be considered a classic The acclaimed Soviet drama signed off with a haunting episode that somehow found a speck of hope amongst the tragedy and decayA signature of Sky and HBO’s Chernobyl series has been its ability to tell the story of the doomed Soviet power plant throug...
21:00, 06/04/2019

Think HBO's Chernobyl Is Brutal? Check Out This Haunting Animation That Aired on TV in the 1950s HBO’s new miniseries Chernobyl has gotten a lot of attention for its gory realism. Radiation from a nuclear power plant disaster is brutal for the human body, to say the least. But the explicit nature of Chernobyl almost pales in comparison to some o...
11:00, 05/31/2019

Chernobyl is still horrifyingly relevant – the lessons have not been learned | Natalia Antonova Watching the Chernobyl TV drama made me realise that the lies and political expediency that led to the tragedy still occurI was two years old and living in Kyiv when the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster happened. In spite of my grandfather’s fa...
18:16, 06/10/2019

Ukraine plans to make Chernobyl an official tourist attraction For your next vacation, why not go nuclear. The area surrounding Chernobyl — the location of the most devastating nuclear accident in history — will be turned into an official tourist site, a report said. The president of Ukraine signed a decree on W...
16:00, 07/10/2019

HBO's Chernobyl drama highlights the human cost of nuclear catastrophe An intense new HBO miniseries about the world's worst nuclear accident turns the Chernobyl Soviet scientists into unlikely heroes in its portrayal of a world superpower approaching meltdown...
11:32, 05/03/2019

Champions League final: Mutual respect for Klopp and Pochettino but eyes on prize Jürgen Klopp and Mauricio Pochettino are both adored by their clubs and fans and have enormous respect for each other. But on Saturday, the pleasantries will be set aside as Liverpool and Spurs clash in Madrid....
13:32, 05/31/2019

ESPN Delays Apex Legends Tournament Highlights ‘Out Of Respect’ Following Mass Shootings This weekend’s planned airing of the EXP Apex Legends Invitational at X Games tournament on ESPN2 has been postponed by the network, “out of respect for the victims and all those impacted in the immediate aftermath of the shootings.”...
14:16, 08/09/2019

Adam Schiff: Mueller made it 'very clear' he didn't want to testify but will 'respect the subpoena' House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif, shed some light on the process of getting former Special Counsel Robert Mueller to testify before Congress, revealing Mueller made it "very clear" that he did not want to. ...
02:16, 06/26/2019

Megan Rapinoe: Donald Trump tells US women's co-captain to 'respect flag' President Trump tells US women's team co-captain Megan Rapinoe not to "disrespect our country" after she said she would not visit the White House if they won the World Cup....
15:16, 06/26/2019

Pac-12 preseason power rankings: Washington and Oregon provide hope for national respect USA TODAY Sports is ranking college football every league in the Power Five from its best team through its worst. Next up is the Pac-12 Conference.       ...
08:00, 08/13/2019

'I was outraged by the lack of respect' -- The female footballers fighting for change in South America They hadn't stepped foot onto a football pitch for more than two years -- 981 days to be exact -- but Chile's national team made quite an impact on its return....
02:00, 05/28/2019

Walmart pulls violent video game images out of ‘respect’ for shooting victims After the terrible shooting in an El Paso Walmart, the company is apparently taking steps to respect the deaths of twenty-two people. It’s doing this by removing signs advertising certain video games — which begs the question: how exactly is this sup...
19:16, 08/09/2019

At $13,500, Could This 1988 Suzuki Samurai “Show Car” Show You a Thing or Two? We may not be able to enjoy Suzuki’s new Jimny here in the U.S., but today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Samurai may make the loss a lot easier to take. That is of course, if its price is a good take....
05:32, 05/09/2019

Impossible Burger creator is making fishless fish now There’s nothing fishy about it. Impossible Foods, maker of the beefless Impossible Burger, is taking the meat out of another animal product: fish. The California-based company is developing a plant-based seafood alternative, in hopes that consu...
11:00, 07/11/2019

‘Baby on Board’ creator is a multi-millionaire with no children The story behind those ubiquitous “Baby On Board” decals is far from boring. In honor of the divisive yellow car window sticker’s 35th birthday, the Washington Post has published its fascinating history. It starts in 1984, and ends with a childless m...
13:32, 05/02/2019

Mark Zuckerberg apparently tried to buy Panic, the creator of Playdate Buried in Edge Magazine's exclusive feature on Playdate, is an interesting revelation. Apparently, Mark Zuckerberg once expressed interest in buying Panic, the developers behind the new handheld, hand-cranked console. Perhaps even more intriguin...
13:16, 05/24/2019

Becoming Superman is both a gruesome and mundane portrait of the creator of Babylon 5 You likely know the work, though you might not know the name: J. Michael Straczynski. A writer for hire in the truest sense, Straczynski, or Joe to his friends and JMS to his fans, can seemingly write anything. Maybe you grew up on his cartoons he sc...
06:16, 07/22/2019

‘Perpetual Grace’ creator was awed to work with Ben ‘The Man’ Kingsley It’s no coincidence that “Patriot” cast members Terry O’Quinn, Kurtwood Smith, Chris Conrad, Hana Mae Lee and Michael Chernus resurface on “Perpetual Grace, Ltd.” The 10-episode noir series, airing 10 p.m. Sundays on Epix with stars Ben Kingsley, Jac...
21:00, 05/31/2019

That hoped-for ‘Friends’ reunion? Sitcom creator says ‘nope’ LOS ANGELES (AP) — The creator of TV’s “Friends” says there are no plans for a reunion and there won’t be any. Marta Kauffman says she wouldn’t want to “mess up a good thing” for fans with a potentially disap...
11:00, 06/13/2019

Pepe the Frog creator wins $15,000 settlement against Infowars Victory is latest in a string of legal actions by Matt Furie, who is seeking to halt the co-option of his cartoon by the far rightMatt Furie, the cartoonist behind the character and online meme Pepe the Frog, has won a $15,000 (£12,000) settlement ag...
07:16, 06/13/2019

Magic Leap’s Independent Creator Program delivers its first app Last fall, Magic Leap launched its Independent Creator Program (ICP), which was meant to give developers the funding and support they need to launch apps and games on the company's augmented reality headset. Today, the first app to come out of t...
09:48, 07/25/2019

Creator of Pepe the Frog Wins $15,000 Settlement From InfoWars Matt Furie, the comic artist who created the character known as Pepe the Frog, has settled a lawsuit against Alex Jones’ conspiracy outlet InfoWars for $15,000, according to the Daily Beast....
06:00, 06/11/2019

'Mirror Worlds' Creator Wants to Displace Facebook—With Blockchain Computer science professor David Gelernter envisaged social networks long before Facebook. Now, he wants to reclaim the concept, using blockchain technology....
12:16, 07/04/2019

Yu-Gi-Oh! Creator Apologizes After Criticizing The Current Japanese Government Yesterday, Yu-Gi-Oh! creator Kazuki Takahashi uploaded an original illustration to Instagram, urging his fellow Japanese citizens to vote in the upcoming election. That’s not all....
06:16, 07/17/2019

Assassin's Creed Odyssey's Story Creator Is Simple But Fun Assassin’s Creed Odyssey released a story creator this week, allowing players to cobble together their own questlines and share them with others. The website for constructing handmade stories is easy to use and fun to tinker with, even in the final r...
21:48, 06/11/2019

This may be the best wallpaper app ever, made by the creator of OnePlus' mesmerizing backgrounds OnePlus' mesmerizing wallpapers have become a staple of the brand. Starting with OnePlus 2, every phone by the company has had its homescreen adorned with the works of Swedish designer and illustrator Hampus Olsson. Overflowing with color and texture...
13:16, 05/14/2019

W Hotel Creator Evokes Childhood With New Lodging Brand Real-estate investor Barry Sternlicht is known for hotels featuring sleek designs, sophisticated cocktail lounges and opulent furnishings. His latest creation is meant to remind guests of their childhood....
10:48, 06/04/2019

Eric Carle, creator of 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar,' turns 90 One of the world's best loved children's books tells of a ravenous caterpillar that eats his way through cheese, chocolate cake and more! A German museum honors the now 90-year-old Carle's colorful original collage work....
06:48, 06/25/2019

Raspberry Pi 4: This thing is a PC, says board's creator Eben Upton In this Q&A, Eben Upton talks about what the new Raspberry Pi 4 makes possible, whether Windows will be coming to the Raspberry Pi, and future plans for the board....
04:16, 06/24/2019

New Game From Rick & Morty's Co-Creator Isn't As Funny As I Hoped Trover Saves the Universe is my favorite sort of virtual reality game. It’s bright, colorful and weird. It stars me, as a silent seated presence, guiding titular hero Trover in third-person. It can even be played without a virtual reality headset. Th...
15:32, 06/04/2019

Actor Jussie Smollett not returning to 'Empire,' TV creator says Jussie Smollett will not be returning to U.S. television series "Empire", the show's creator says, marking the first public confirmation that the actor has been dropped after a furor over claims that he was the victim of a hate crime....
13:16, 06/05/2019

Stan Lee: three more accused of elder abuse of Marvel creator Joan Celia Lee files lawsuit against her father’s former manager, and two others, alleging a ‘sinister plot’ to take advantage of the ailing comics legendStan Lee’s daughter is suing her father’s former manager and two other individuals over a “sinis...
10:32, 06/05/2019

The Creator Of Yakuza And Judgment Brutally Owned My Haircut At E3, I had an opportunity to sit down with Toshihiro Nagoshi, chief creative officer of Sega and the director of both the Yakuza games and the upcoming not-exactly-a-spinoff game Judgment for a half an hour. Basking in the chance to ask my personal...
11:48, 06/24/2019

Chernobyl’s Cars Paint a Fascinating and Grim Picture Of Soviet Life At this very moment, the highest-rated television show on IMDb, beating out The Wire, Breaking Bad, the first few actually good seasons of Game of Thrones and other worshipped favorites is a bleakly terrifying mini-series about a nuclear disaster tha...
08:16, 05/31/2019

Stephen King says it's 'impossible' to watch HBO's 'Chernobyl' without 'thinking of Donald Trump' Iconic author Stephen King expressed on Thursday that it's "impossible" to watch the HBO mini-series "Chernobyl" without thinking about President Trump. ...
18:32, 05/30/2019

Chernobyl's Red Forest mapped by drones as scientists discover radioactive hotspots Chernobyl’s ghostly Red Forest, one of the most radioactive sites on the planet, has been mapped by specially-equipped drones to measure the extent of its contamination....
15:00, 05/08/2019

Radiation levels in Marshall Islands still exceed Fukushima, Chernobyl: study Radiation levels across the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean, where the United States conducted more than 65 nuclear tests during the Cold War, are still alarmingly high — even higher than Fukushima and Chernobyl in some parts, a new stu...
22:00, 07/15/2019

Parts of the Marshall Islands are more radioactive than Chernobyl and Fukushima, study finds Radiation levels across parts of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean, where the United States tested nuclear bombs during the Cold War, are higher than areas contaminated by the Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear disasters, new research suggests....
09:00, 07/17/2019

Ukraine troops hold target practice in Chernobyl Exclusion Zone In the course of filming in Pripyat, DW reporters learned that the Ukrainian national guard holds target practice in the radioactively contaminated city. Why there, and how dangerous is it?...
02:16, 08/01/2019

HBO’s new Chernobyl mini-series shows how good science is undermined by secrecy Chernobyl (2019) | Official Trailer | HBO When reactor four at the Chernobyl nuclear plant exploded in April 1986 outside of Pripyat, Ukraine, the whole world watched in horror as tidbits of information leaked out of the tightly controlled Soviet U...
11:00, 05/06/2019

Watch: Scientists create drinkable vodka from Chernobyl water, grain A group of scientists announced they have created vodka from ingredients found inside the Chernobyl exclusion zone and verified that it is safe to drink....
11:16, 08/09/2019

CBOE Holdings Files Additional Definitive Materials With Respect To 2013 Annual Meeting CHICAGO, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that the company has filed additional definitive materials with the Securities and Exchange Commission with respect to the company's 2013 Annual Meeting of Stock...
16:16, 05/01/2019

Former neighbor of Ole Miss student charged in Ally Kostial's death says suspect 'had no respect for women' The former neighbor of the 22-year-old University of Mississippi student charged with the murder of fellow student Ally Kostial said Thursday that he was “not surprised,” adding that the suspect “had no respect for women.”...
21:00, 07/25/2019

With job intact, Nissan's CEO pins Renault alliance on mutual respect, flags inequality risk Nissan Motor Co Ltd on Tuesday threw cold water on hopes for a quick fix to strained relations with France's Renault SA, saying inequality between the partners could unravel their two-decade-old automaking alliance....
06:00, 06/25/2019

Epic buys 'Rocket League' creator Psyonix (updated) Epic's determination to score exclusives for its game store now includes buying well-known studios. The company has acquired Rocket League creator Psyonix for an unspecified amount, and will bring the vehicular soccer game to the Epic Games Stor...
16:32, 05/01/2019

Dutch 'Big Brother' creator sues Facebook over fake Bitcoin ads Dutch billionaire John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook on Wednesday for allowing fake ads on its platform which used his name and image to perpetrate Bitcoin-related fraud....
11:32, 06/05/2019

Dutch "Big Brother" creator sues Facebook over fake Bitcoin ads Dutch billionaire businessman John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook in an Amsterdam court on Wednesday, saying the social media giant had allowed fake ads on its platform using his name and image to perpetrate Bitcoin-related fraud....
08:00, 06/05/2019

Doom creator just released a massive addition to the original game John Romero, the game developer virtuoso behind Hexen, Quake, Wolfenstein, and other games still being remade and sequelized to this day, just dropped a massive, free mod for one of his most famous and popular creations: Doom. In case you missed my t...
17:16, 05/31/2019

Android creator accused of cheating wife out of millions of dollars Andy Rubin, a former Google executive who created the Android operating system, has been accused of cheating his wife out of millions of dollars, according to court documents unsealed on Tuesday....
11:00, 07/03/2019

'Storm Area 51' event creator is working on an alien festival Facebook may have shut down the "Storm Area 51" event that racked up more than two million followers, but the spirit of the meme is going to live on in the form of a festival. Matty Roberts, the creator of the original event, announced that he teamed...
15:32, 08/12/2019

Android creator Andy Rubin accused of running a ‘sex ring’ Android founder, Andy Rubin, may have left Google long back in 2014, but his departure is beginning to attract more unsavory attention as more information is released. According to documents made public by a California superior court, Rubin left the ...
09:32, 07/03/2019

'Assassin's Creed Odyssey' adds a story creator mode As of today, you'll have more options to flex your creative muscles in Assassin's Creed Odyssey. Ubisoft is releasing a tool you can use to create your own stories by building and linking together a number of quests. You also have the optio...
14:48, 06/10/2019

The Boondocks is getting rebooted "for the modern era" by original creator Aaron McGruder Adult Swim’s hilarious, controversial The Boondocks went out with a bit of a whimper in 2014, when its fourth season was developed without creator Aaron McGruder at the helm. In our review, we called it “a copy of McGruder’s baby made from a printer ...
09:48, 06/12/2019

‘Gemstones’ creator Danny McBride smacks down religious hypocrisy Danny McBride and Adam Devine play brothers on HBO’s new comedy “ The Righteous Gemstones ” — but in their very first meeting, Devine had to flee. “I met Danny at a party once [a few years ago],” says Devine, 35. “And I go, ‘You’re a bright shooting ...
19:16, 08/09/2019

Amazon signs 'Damages,' 'Bloodline' co-creator to an exclusive deal If you're a fan of dimly lit shows about terrible criminals, then keep your eyes on Amazon Prime. The streamer announced it has signed Glenn Kessler to an overall TV & film deal. As Deadline reports, he'll be working on TV series and fi...
17:32, 05/23/2019

Magic Leap’s Independent Creator Program graduates its first game PuzzlAR: World Tour is a port of an existing smartphone AR game from Portuguese team, Ontop Studios, and it's the first Magic Leap game from its Independent Creator Program to go live.Read More...
04:48, 07/28/2019

The Creator of Man in the High Castle Is Bringing Warhammer 40,000 to Live-Action TV The grim dark future of the 41st Millennium is coming to live-action television for the first time—and Games Workshop has recruited the creator behind Amazon’s Man in the High Castle adaptation, Frank Spotnitz, to do so. Read more......
19:16, 07/17/2019

‘Vida’ creator: We break ‘new ground’ for Latinx and family shows “Vida” creator Tanya Saracho made sure that her series about Mexican American women was also reflected behind the scenes. Now in its second season (9 p.m. Sundays on Starz), the half-hour drama, which follows two sisters, has one of the most un...
17:16, 05/25/2019

Ubisoft tackles XP farming in Assassin’s Creed Story Creator Ubisoft is taking action against players who are using Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s Story Creator mode to exploit the game’s character levelling system. Announced at E3 2019 and released shortly after, the Story Creator Mode i...
08:32, 07/13/2019

James Lovelock at 100: The creator of Gaia theory on humanity's future The influential scientist talks about his Earth-as-superorganism hypothesis and predicts a new era for humanity, unfettered by the constraints of our bodies...
09:16, 07/29/2019

Chris Kraft, creator of NASA’s Mission Control, dies at 95 WASHINGTON — Behind America’s late leap into orbit and triumphant small step on the moon was the agile mind and guts-of-steel of Chris Kraft, making split-second decisions that propelled the nation to once unimaginable heights. Kraft, the creator and...
12:00, 07/23/2019

Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina creator confirms season 3 is going to hell You might think that Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina has already taken the Archie comics property about as dark as it can go. But at the the Television Critics Association press tour, show creator Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa told IGN’s The Wrap that things...
04:16, 08/08/2019

New season of 'Handmaid's Tale' not meant to be 'torture to watch,' creator says With its chilling portrait of a patriarchal dictatorship where women are routinely raped, mutilated and forcibly separated from their children, "The Handmaid's Tale" has sometimes proved tough to stomach....
05:16, 06/05/2019

‘Sex and the City’ creator talks vaginal rejuvenation and finding ‘Mr. Bigger’ In Candace Bushnell's new novel, she explores the dating dilemmas plaguing a group of middle-aged New York City women who decamp to the Hamptons for refuge and a fresh start....
21:48, 07/27/2019

Wynwood Walls creator shares Miami’s best off-season spots Miami’s Wynwood Walls — which are celebrating their 10th birthday this year — wouldn’t be an Instagram hot spot with bona fide artistic chops without Jessica Goldman Srebnick. As CEO of Goldman Properties, which owns the outdoor art park and much of ...
16:00, 08/16/2019

‘Jett’ creator pushed for ‘pulpy and sexy and playful and violent’ Carla Gugino went from a tragic matriarch swanning in a mansion in “The Haunting of Hill House” to a master thief in “Jett” — with little time in between to catch her breath. “I was supposed to have six weeks between both projects and for a variety o...
17:16, 06/12/2019

This Bottle of Vodka Was Made From Grain Grown Inside the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone Grains and water from Chernobyl’s dreaded exclusion zone have been used to produce a single bottle of vodka. Called ATOMIK, the vodka could revolutionize the way land is reclaimed in the radioactive region surrounding the beleaguered nuclear power pl...
17:16, 08/08/2019

Radiation levels at Marshall Islands test sites 10 times greater than Chernobyl More than a half-century after the United States government ended nuclear tests on the Marshall Islands, radiation levels are still dangerously high....
20:16, 07/16/2019

Russian nuclear-powered cruise missile blows up, creating “mini-Chernobyl” Enlarge / Russian President Vladimir Putin said on August 5, 2019 that Russia would be "forced" to develop new missiles if the US does the same, after Washington pulled out of a Cold War-era nuclear arms deal. Now one of those weapons has caused a nu...
17:00, 08/12/2019

Radiation levels in Marshall Islands higher than Fukushima, Chernobyl, study finds Radiation levels across the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean, where the United States conducted more than 65 nuclear tests during the Cold War, are still alarmingly high — even higher than Fukushima and Chernobyl in some parts, a new stu...
03:32, 07/16/2019

England vs Australia: Regaining respect will take time for David Warner and Steve Smith, says Ricky Ponting David Warner and Steve Smith still have work to do before regaining the respect of the cricketing public, former Australia captain Ricky Ponting warned....
16:00, 06/25/2019

Ahead of street protests, UN rights chief urges Guatemalan Government to respect democratic freedoms With demonstrations expected to take place in various Guatemalan cities on Monday and Tuesday, the UN human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet, is urging the Guatemalan Government to guarantee freedom of expression and opinion, and the right to peaceful...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Renegade Penguin Pair With No Respect for Authority Return to Favored Sushi Spot After Initial Removal You can’t tell penguins that they can’t have something, because it will only make them want it more. And a pair of small mischief-making blue penguins proved exactly that. A sushi spot in Wellington, New Zealand became the unexpected site...
08:32, 07/16/2019

As the kids show what they can do, the Nats show what they could still be this year Washington doesn’t have a history of overcoming a slow start to the season, but Juan Soto, Victor Robles and Carter Kieboom could change that narrative....
18:32, 04/28/2019

Creator of 'Storm Area 51' comes forward after satirical Facebook page takes off The creator of a Facebook page calling for a public invasion of Area 51, the top-secret Air Force facility in Nevada, has finally spoken publicly about his joke getting out of hand.   ...
21:48, 07/17/2019

Tyler, the Creator: Igor review – impulsive artist takes the rapping off This strange smorgasbord of sound is shrewd, smooth and heartfelt – but has Tyler ditched what made him great?Tyler, the Creator always said he didn’t want to be a rapper. Leading the generation-defining rap group Odd Future didn’t stop the young Los...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Andrea Camilleri, beloved creator of Inspector Montalbano, dies aged 93 One of Italy’s most popular authors, Camilleri wrote 23 novels starring his Sicilian detective, selling more than 30m copies around the worldOne of Italy’s most popular authors and creator of the Inspector Montalbano series, Andrea Camilleri has died...
03:00, 07/17/2019

Patreon raises $60 million to expand its creator membership platform internationally Patreon has raised $60 million to expand its subscription membership platform internationally. This round takes its total funding to $165 million.Read More...
10:48, 07/16/2019

Stan Lee's former manager charged with elder abuse against Marvel co-creator Prosecutors have filed multiple counts of elder abuse involving Stan Lee against Keya Morgan, alleging false imprisonment, theft and embezzlement.        ...
15:48, 05/14/2019

Creator of Wolffer’s famed rosé toasts lovely Hamptons home Make way for the real rosé mansion. As the head winemaker of famed Hamptons vineyard Wolffer Estate, Roman Roth is the man behind New Yorkers’ favorite bottle of rosé. But his family home in Sag Harbor — kitted out with a pool, a tasting room and a w...
01:16, 08/01/2019

Stan Lee's business manager charged with elder abuse of Marvel creator Keya Morgan, the memorabilia dealer who became close to the comics magnate, is accused of ‘false imprisonment, forgery and fraud’Stan Lee’s former business manager has been charged with five counts of elder abuse against the co-creator of The Avenger...
17:32, 05/14/2019

Bachelor Creator Mike Fleiss Under Investigation Over Domestic Violence Allegations Mike Fleiss, the creator of The Bachelor, is under investigation by police. As E! News reported earlier today, the producer's pregnant wife, Laura Fleiss, was granted a temporary......
19:32, 07/17/2019

Scott Adams, Dilbert Creator, Has One Regret About Mass Shooting Tweet After a gunman killed three people in Gilroy, Calif., Mr. Adams said witnesses could “set your price” on an app he invented. The cartoonist, no stranger to controversy, had found another....
16:48, 07/30/2019

Snapchat launches Creator Shows with Serena Williams and Kevin Hart In the last year, the time spent watching Shows on Snapchat has tripled. The company wants to take advantage of that. Today, it announced Creator Shows, a new format that will deliver regularly published content from some of Snapchat's most popu...
10:32, 07/10/2019

Dilbert Creator Scott Adams Uses Gilroy Mass Shooting to Promote His App When a gunman opened fire at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in Gilroy, California, on Sunday evening, killing at least three people, including a 6-year-old boy, and wounding 12 others, Dilbert creator Scott Adams apparently saw a juicy marketing opportun...
08:48, 07/29/2019

Iconic auto executive, Ford Mustang creator Lee Iacocca dies at 94 Automobile icon Lee Iacocca, the man credited with jump starting the American "pony car" market with his invention of the Ford Mustang, died Tuesday at his California home. He was 94....
07:32, 07/03/2019

Android Creator Concealed Google Payments From Wife, Lawsuit Alleges Rubin's estranged wife Rie Hirabaru Rubin alleged that he and a former attorney conspired to convince her to sign a premarital agreement a few days before they were married....
07:16, 07/03/2019

The Bachelor Creator Mike Fleiss Settles Divorce With Ex-Wife Laura One of Bachelor Nation's biggest scandals behind the scenes appears to have a peaceful resolution. A source close to the couple confirms to E! News that Mike Fleiss and his pregnant......
12:16, 07/31/2019

Ellen Pompeo Slams The Bachelor Creator for Attacking Kelly Ripa Kelly Ripa, will you accept this famous supporter? Earlier this week, the LIVE With Kelly and Ryan co-host revealed she wasn't the biggest fan of Bachelor Nation. "You......
10:48, 05/16/2019

‘Pokémon Go’ creator buys hybrid board game company Sensible Object Niantic, the company behind Pokémon Go, is up to something -- but exactly what is yet to be revealed. Following a number of AR and game company acquisitions over the last 18 months, Niantic has now purchased London-based Sensible Object, a gam...
07:00, 06/18/2019

Fortnite's Creator Just Gave Us a Good Reason to Take It Seriously as a Social Media Company Even if the days of your youth are long past, chances are you know Fortnite and that flossing dance are popular with the kids. Building on that success, Epic Games—the company behind Fortnite and creator of Unreal Engine—just acquired Houseparty, a s...
11:00, 06/12/2019

Minecraft creator Notch unwelcome at 10th anniversary due to online conduct Every Minecraft player's worst nightmare. (credit: Kyle Orland) Blocky sandbox game Minecraft is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, and Microsoft is planning to celebrate with a press event at the Mojang studio in Stockholm on May 17. But ...
06:32, 05/02/2019

Black Mirror creator Charlie Brooker envisions VR remasters of certain episodes In an interview with Deadline, series creator and writer Charlie Brooker mentioned the possibility of seeing future iterations of Bandersnatch and other Black Mirror episodes getting the VR treatment.Read More...
04:16, 07/21/2019

‘Derry Girls’ creator: Irish unrest is unlikely balm in ‘scary’ times Set in conflict-torn 1990s Northern Ireland, the hit sitcom is about four schoolgirls living their lives against the backdrop of military checkpoints and the occasional bombing....
08:16, 08/07/2019

Dutch billionaire and Big Brother creator sues Facebook over fraudulent Bitcoin ads The creator of the Big Brother reality television format is suing Facebook for allowing advertisements to fraudulently feature his name and image, Reuters reports. Dutch billionaire John de Mol, one of the brains behind entertainment studio Endemol, ...
08:48, 06/05/2019

Not-So-Great News For The Future Of Television: The Scene In ‘Chernobyl’ Where They Shoot All The Dogs Has The Highest TV Ratings Ever TV fans, prepare yourselves, because there’s some news that may be not-so-great for the future of televised entertainment as we know it: HBO has reported that the scene in Chernobyl where the Russian soldiers shoot all the dogs has broken all previou...
10:16, 06/04/2019

Countries with hardly any tourists Parisian bridges are weighted down with copycat "love locks," while visitors crowd cheek-to-jowl into Barcelona churches and Dubrovnik's historic center. In Italy, attempts to manage the impact of tourism range from segregating visitors to fines for ...
17:32, 08/16/2019

Why Amsterdam wants tourists to go elsewhere Amsterdam's urban charms have always been a draw for tourists, but now the city is trying to reduce visitor numbers. One message: Go see the rest of the Netherlands. Find out other ways they're discouraging overtourism....
09:48, 05/23/2019

Respect to the Woman Who Allegedly Spent a Staggering Amount of Time Watching Netflix While Working for Robert De Niro While we here at Splinter would never in our lives endorse criminal conduct, you have to hand it to the former employee of Robert De Niro’s who, De Niro alleges in a new lawsuit, spent literal days and days of company time binge-watching Friends and ...
11:32, 08/20/2019

Colombia: Rights experts condemn killing of reintegrated former rebel fighter, call for respect of peace process Against a backdrop of challenges in implementing the peace process in Colombia, six independent UN human rights experts condemned on Tuesday the killing of a former member of the FARC-EP guerilla movement, which they said constitutes a “violation” of...
10:16, 06/04/2019

Billboard Music Awards: Drake calls for more respect among artists as he accepts top gong at star-studded bash Drake has called for more respect between artists following the deaths of several high-profile industry figures as he scooped a top gong at the Billboard Music Awards....
00:32, 05/02/2019

‘Maus’ creator axes Marvel essay, says company tried to censor Trump reference In Art Spiegelman's essay, written as an introduction to a new Marvel collection, one particular reference to the U.S. president put the essay on ice for the company....
15:32, 08/20/2019

Creator Marta Kauffman on Grace and Frankie and building out a successful writer's room Grace And Frankie is one of Netflix’s most popular, longest running shows, largely thanks to the chemistry between Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda. At the helm of the hit show is showrunner and Friends co-creator Marta Kauffman. We recently sat down with...
09:48, 06/12/2019

Mario creator Miyamoto counters cloud gaming hype (but don’t count Nintendo out) Cloud gaming — however a company chooses to define that — is shaping up to be a big part of the next generation of consoles and other platforms. But Mario creator and Nintendo veteran Shigeru Miyamoto says his company won’t be so quick to jump ...
18:32, 07/05/2019

Shah Jahan: Mughal Emperor, Creator of the Taj Mahal, Champion of Fine Cuisine One of the most well-known buildings in India is the Taj Mahal in Agra, which was commissioned by the Mughal emperor, Shahabuddin Muhammad Shah Jahan, more commonly known as Shah Jahan. This building, which houses the tomb of the emperor’s favorite w...
12:48, 08/08/2019

13 Reasons Why Creator Responds to Study Showing Youth Suicides Up After Netflix Series 13 Reasons Why creator and showrunner Brian Yorkey is speaking out about the concerns about a possible link between the Netflix series and real-life suicide rates. According to a National......
00:16, 05/30/2019

They’re Coming Baaack: The Boondocks Is Returning to TV — With Series Creator Aaron McGruder on Board As a big fan of The Boondocks, the animated satire that aired in earnest on Adult Swim in the early aughts, I’ve often wondered what Huey Freeman, the show’s pint-sized “power to the people” protagonist, would have had to say in the era of Donald Tru...
17:48, 06/13/2019

'Journey' creator's mobile game 'Sky' officially launches July 11th (updated) Thatgamecompany's Sky: Children of the Light has technically been available in beta for a long time, but now it's really, truly ready for launch... well, almost. The Journey creator's social exploration game is now slated to reach iOS ...
09:00, 06/10/2019

Body-Positive Marketing: Dove’s New Freak Show Wagon Of ‘Nature’s Most Curious Mistakes And Human Horrors’ Is Traveling Across America To Show That Beauty Comes In All Shapes And Sizes If you’re tired of beauty brands promoting the same unrealistic “conventionally attractive” body types as always, you are going to absolutely love this bold new campaign from a company whose marketing team truly gets it: Dove’s new freak show wagon, ...
07:00, 05/02/2019

Amazing places with almost no tourists Parisian bridges are weighted down with copycat "love locks," while visitors crowd cheek-to-jowl into Barcelona churches and Dubrovnik's historic center. In Italy, attempts to manage the impact of tourism range from segregating visitors to fines for ...
19:48, 06/03/2019

Amazing destinations with no tourists Some of the world's least-visited countries and territories have some of the best things travelers want: culture, history, gorgeous scenery. All that's missing? Hordes of tourists....
05:00, 05/09/2019

20 European cities with hardly any tourists With overtourism showing no signs of abating in Europe's most famous destinations, there's never been a better time to seek out wonderful options that attract fewer visitors....
08:48, 07/24/2019

Kathy Griffin blames 'SNL' creator Lorne Michaels for not helping her after Trump photo controversy Kathy Griffin took a shot at “Saturday Night Live” creator Lorne Michales for not supporting her during her 2017 controversy and subsequent blacklisting after she posed with a fake severed head of Donald Trump....
08:48, 07/03/2019

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s Story Creator Mode is live today, which allows players to create their ow Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s Story Creator Mode is live today, which allows players to create their own quests. This fall, Odyssey is getting a Discovery Tour, which will also arrive in a standalone version....
15:16, 06/10/2019

Creator of fake presidential seal hails 'absolute hero' who pulled off Trump stunt Seal at Republican event showed Russian symbols and golf clubsCharles Leazott created doctored image in 2016 as comic protestThe creator of a fake presidential seal doctored with symbols of Russia and golf that Donald Trump unwittingly delivered a sp...
11:00, 07/26/2019

Gizmodo The New York Subway Is Afraid of the Humble Vulva | Kotaku Why Katamari Damacy’s Creator Lef Gizmodo The New York Subway Is Afraid of the Humble Vulva | Kotaku Why Katamari Damacy’s Creator Left Japan | Jalopnik The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Has an Earth-Shattering 760 HP | Lifehacker Facebook’s New Libra Coin: How Does It Work, and Sho...
09:00, 06/19/2019

Police investigating 'Bachelor' creator Mike Fleiss, wife Laura's alleged altercation Police are investigating an alleged altercation between "Bachelor" franchise creator Mike Fleiss and his wife after she accused Fleiss of attacking her at their Hawaii home over the Fourth of July weekend....
08:16, 07/18/2019

Invader Zim Creator Jhonen Vasquez Discusses Alien Daddy Issues and Turning Misanthropy Into Art When Invader Zim first began airing on Nickelodeon back in 2001, there really wasn’t anything quite like it in the animation space, particularly when it came to series squarely aimed at a younger audience....
18:00, 08/14/2019

Legends Split Series with Tourists Jeison Guzman – Photo by Lexington Legends WHITAKER BANK BALLPARK (Lexington, KY) – The Lexington Legends dropped the final game of the series with the Asheville Tourists, 2-1. They split the four-game series and the Legends remain in third pla...
01:00, 05/21/2019

This naked bar in the UK invites tourists to sip and strip It’s bottom’s up — and out — at this UK naked bar. The Coach & Horses, a historic Soho district pub, was recently granted a nudist license, giving its customers and bartenders permission to let it all hang out. The otherwise-very-traditio...
09:16, 06/04/2019

Tourists May Soon Be Able To Tweet Their Grievances To Government The Tourism Ministry is planning to launch a Twitter-based grievance redressal mechanism for tourists to file their complaints in real time on the lines of a platform run by the External Affairs......
04:48, 07/04/2019

Here There Be Dragons. But Can They Survive an Invasion of Tourists? Barring tourists from the giant lizards’ island lair may save them, but the moratorium could doom residents, who will have to leave, too. If they refuse? “It’s their own fault if the Komodo eat them.”...
15:00, 08/12/2019

Tourists spent nearly $2.5B in Tucson last year TUCSON – When it comes to tourism in Tucson, business is booming. “We’ve had a really incredible year. It’s been sort of a run of a few really good years with double-digit increases,” said Dan Gibson of Visit Tucson. “Tourists in 20...
19:00, 08/13/2019

20 beautiful European cities with hardly any tourists With overtourism showing no signs of abating in Europe's most famous destinations, there's never been a better time to seek out wonderful options that attract fewer visitors....
18:16, 07/28/2019

Jeremy Kyle show death: Guest Steve Dymond died in suspected suicide 'over repercussions of the show' A Jeremy Kyle Show guest was found dead in his rented room in a suspected suicide after "growing concerned about the repercussions of the show", an inquest has heard....
06:32, 05/22/2019

'Bachelor' creator Mike Fleiss accused of attacking pregnant wife, demanding she get abortion: docs Laura Fleiss -- wife of "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" creator Mike Fleiss -- has been granted a temporary restraining order against him following claims he attacked her at their Hawaii home after he allegedly "demanded" she get an abortion, a...
16:00, 07/16/2019

Tuca & Bertie Creator Lisa Hanawalt Makes Shows About Animals. But at Their Core, They’re Deeply Human Fans of BoJack Horseman, who love their cartoons whimsical, full of puns and served with a side of depression, have cartoonist-designer-producer Lisa Hanawalt to thank. And in a happy turn of events for those viewers, Hanawalt has created a new show,...
04:48, 05/11/2019

Creator claims Lenovo stole foldable Moto Razr video it played at a press event Khan's Moto Razr render. [credit: Waqar Khan ] Lenovo's smartphone division has once again been caught misleading the press on its future p...
16:48, 05/17/2019

BH90210 Season 2 Would Be a "Show Within a Show" We're barely a week into BH90210 and yet we already know what the future of the show could look like. Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth sat down with E! News' Erin Lim to talk about......
06:00, 08/15/2019

Chinese tourists are flocking to this lake just for selfies DALI, China — Chinese tourists are flocking to a lake in southwest Yunnan province to recreate photos that have gone viral on social media, the country’s latest selfie craze. Visitors to Erhai lake say photography sets offering everything from rare a...
13:16, 06/21/2019

At least 13 Chinese tourists killed in bus accident in Laos At least 13 people have been killed and 31 injured after a bus carrying Chinese tourists slid off a road in Laos, the Chinese Embassy in Vientiane, the Laotian capital, said on Tuesday....
08:00, 08/20/2019

Two U.S. tourists arrested in killing of Italian policeman Two U.S. teens were arrested Saturday in Italy after confessing to involvement in the stabbing death of a policeman investigating a theft, Italian police said....
09:48, 07/27/2019

This Town Of 800 People Gets 1 Million Tourists A Year Hallstatt in the Austrian Alps is a town so beautiful, people can't stay away. The World Heritage Site with a population of 800 receives around 1 million tourists a year....
11:16, 08/01/2019

As Trade War With U.S. Grinds On, Chinese Tourists Stay Away The number of Chinese tourists is falling. And that’s especially painful to businesses they favor, because they tend to spend more than other visitors....
01:32, 06/12/2019

Tourists shot dead at French gas station At least three people were killed when a shooter opened fired at a gas station in southern France. Two tourists are believed to be among the dead, with local media saying that revenge may have been a possible motive....
21:48, 07/28/2019

NASA Is Opening the ISS to Tourists—but Don't Worry, You Can't Afford It Starting as early as next year, NASA will make the International Space Station available to space tourists and other business ventures. Sounds exciting, but the associated costs are far beyond what most of us can afford. Read more......
20:00, 06/07/2019

Nothing to see here: Popular European destinations try to keep tourists in check Cities and towns across the continent say they are feeling overwhelmed as they are confronted with an influx of visitors that has exploded beyond what they can handle....
20:16, 08/10/2019

These are America’s safest cities for tourists 24/7 Wall St. has put together a list of the safest cities for tourists to visit based on a review of violent crime levels per 100,000 people.        ...
13:00, 06/05/2019

Yikes! Destinations where tourists outnumber locals Most people don’t like it when their favorite vacation spot suddenly "gets discovered" and overnight turns into just another crowded beach.        ...
09:32, 04/28/2019

China is installing spyware on tourists' phones Visitors to Xinjiang in northwest China are experiencing a nasty surprise in the form of a spyware app that's being forcefully installed on their phones....
07:00, 07/03/2019

China loads surveillance app onto tourists' phones China's far-reaching security network is targeting tourists, with border guards secretly installing a surveillance app onto the phones of visitors to Xinjiang, according to a joint report by several major international media organizations....
05:00, 07/03/2019

‘It’s getting like Disneyland’: Bruges pulls up drawbridge on tourists The picture-perfect Flemish city is just the latest to announce a crackdown on visitor numbers. But not everyone is happyThere is a distinctly military pace to the ant-like line of tourists that streams out every morning from Bruges’s sprawling art-d...
08:00, 06/16/2019

Cuba still welcoming tourists despite Trump restrictions The Trump administration is intently focused on scaling back tourism to the island, but Cuba is doubling down on tourism efforts.        ...
06:16, 05/20/2019

Venice to fine tourists who break these new rules Venice is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world, so how are the Italians planning to control the flow of people? New sanctions.        ...
09:32, 05/22/2019

Amsterdam invites tourists to 'marry' a local for a day Fake weddings aim to improve relations between residents and visitors and include a brief ‘honeymoon’ to explore the city’s less popular sights I’m wearing a vintage bridal gown with a long train, and my groom, Julian du Perron (30), is in a top hat....
06:00, 06/05/2019

6 Brazilian tourists die of carbon monoxide in Chile SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean authorities say six Brazilian tourists died of carbon monoxide poisoning while staying in an old apartment in central Santiago. Authorities said Wednesday that police had been alerted by the Brazilian Embassy, which was...
20:32, 05/22/2019

Bear cub killed for being ‘too friendly’ after tourists fed it, took selfies SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon wildlife officials have killed a young black bear that people have been feeding and taking photos with. The Statesman Journal reports state wildlife biologists determined last week that the 100-pound (45-kilogram) male bear ...
12:48, 06/18/2019

Accident in Turkey injures 25 tourists; most from Poland Turkey’s state-run news agency says a tour bus carrying tourists from Poland, Russia and Norway veered off a road near the Mediterranean coast and rolled over, injuring at least 25 people...
00:16, 07/24/2019

China installing spyware on tourists' phones Chinese border authorities have been installing an app on tourists' smartphones which gathers personal data including text messages and contacts, it has been reported....
09:16, 07/03/2019

Toxic seaweed a menace to Caribbean tourists Tourists to the Caribbean may not realize that a brown drifting seaweed that's been piling up on beaches in recent years is dangerous, researchers say....
10:32, 07/26/2019

| US moves to bar American tourists from visiting Cuba The Trump administration clamped down on US tourist visits to Cuba Tuesday, aiming to cut the flow of dollars to a country that Washington accuses of helping prop up Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
06:00, 06/05/2019

Capri bans tourists from using single-use plastics Famed for its designer boutiques, film star visitors and saccharine limoncello, the Italian island of Capri is not typically associated with environmentalism....
05:32, 05/07/2019

Bruges to limit tourists due to fears of being like ‘Disneyland’ Another city has fallen victim to the scourge of tourism. This time, it’s the popular Belgian pitstop of Bruges, an UNESCO World Heritage city known for its medieval buildings and nicknamed the “Venice of the North” for its picturesque canals. (You m...
22:48, 06/18/2019

Egypt opens Bent Pyramid to tourists The pyramids of Egypt have long attracted visitors intrigued by their ancient history, and now travelers have the opportunity to visit a distinctive structure just south of Cairo....
04:32, 07/15/2019

Ben Shapiro slams 'vile and angry left' media in doxxing case involving 'Drunken Pelosi' creator The Daily Wire editor-in-chief Ben Shapiro slammed the “vile and angry left” media for exposing the identity of a private citizen for posting a video on Facebook that falsely depicted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as being intoxicated.  ...
05:16, 06/04/2019

The Bachelor Creator Mike Fleiss and Wife Laura Battle for Full Custody of Son Amid Attack Accusations The Bachelor creator Mike Fleiss and estranged pregnant wife Laura Fleiss have begun battling for custody over their son after exchanging accusations of domestic violence. On Tuesday, a......
13:00, 07/18/2019

China urges U.S. to respect market economy after China Mobile denied entry China urged Washington on Friday to stop putting "unreasonable pressure" on Chinese companies after U.S. regulators voted to deny market access to China Mobile Ltd and suggested they could revoke approvals given to two other Chinese carriers....
04:16, 05/10/2019

Kim Kardashian stands by Kimono line despite appropriation backlash: I 'have deep respect' Kim Kardashian-West has no plans to change the name of her 'Kimono' shapewear line, despite being accused of being culturally insensitive.        ...
06:00, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 3-China urges U.S. to respect market economy after China Mobile denied entry China urged Washington on Friday to stop putting "unreasonable pressure" on Chinese companies after U.S. regulators voted to deny market access to China Mobile Ltd and suggested they could revoke approvals given to two other Chinese carriers....
04:32, 05/10/2019

7 U.S. tourists have died of illness at Dominican resorts since January A Staten Island, N.Y., woman died this week while vacationing in the Dominican Republican, bringing the number of Americans who have died due to illness at resorts in the Caribbean country to seven this year....
15:00, 06/14/2019

Look: Wales tourists find lizard stowed away from Island of Kos Animal rescuers in Wales said a small Balkan green lizard stowed away with some tourists and ended up 2,383 miles from its home on the Greek Island of Kos....
13:48, 06/14/2019

5 American tourists have died in the Dominican Republic in less than three months Screengrab/NBC News Portia Ravenelle and Orlando Moore, of New York, died in a car crash in the Dominican Republic in March while driving to the airport. Edward Nathaniel Holmes and Cynthia Day, of Maryland, and Miranda Schaup-Werner, of Pennsylvani...
15:48, 06/05/2019

2 tourists killed by heavy storms in Switzerland and Greece Authorities say a tourist has drowned in Switzerland’s Lake Geneva after her boat capsized in a driving storm and another was killed in nearby France.       ...
10:48, 06/16/2019

US loses billions as Chinese tourists stay away over trade war The number of arrivals from China to the US fell last year for the first time in 15 years. The Chinese are the world's highest-spending foreign visitors and their tourism dollar is sorely missed....
16:16, 06/13/2019

Jaipur protest demands end to use of elephants to carry tourists About 100 animals transport visitors along kilometre-long cobbled path to the city’s iconic Amber FortAnimal rights protesters took to the streets on bicycles in the Indian city of Jaipur on Sunday, demanding an end to elephants being used to carry t...
14:19, 08/11/2019

Six tourists killed in fierce storm in northern Greece Two children among dead after series of incidents in Halkidiki region, with dozens injuredSix tourists have been killed and dozens of people injured in a fierce storm in northern Greece, authorities have said.Strong winds and hail hit the Halkidiki r...
07:16, 07/11/2019

Two French tourists rescued from militants in Burkina Faso Two French tourists rescued from militants who held them hostage in the African nation of Burkina Faso thanked the soldiers who “lost their lives to free us from this hell.” “All our thoughts go out to the families of the soldiers and to the so...
13:32, 05/11/2019

Blast injures at least 16 tourists on bus near Giza pyramid in Egypt At least 16 people riding a tourist's bus near the Giza pyramid in Egypt suffered non-life-threatening injuries in an explosion Sunday, according to authorities....
10:32, 05/19/2019

Egypt explosion injures tourists near Giza pyramids At least 17 people were wounded in an explosion that targeted a tourist bus on its way to visit Egypt's Giza pyramids, a doctor at the hospital where they are being treated told CNN....
17:32, 05/19/2019

Nearly 70 tourists to Dominican Republic reported illness since March Nearly 70 tourists have reported getting violently ill while vacationing in the Dominican Republic since March, according to a commonly used website that tracks food-borne illness outbreaks. That’s up from just 10 reported illnesses in the country fo...
15:48, 06/10/2019

Five foreign tourists killed in plane crash in Honduras Five foreigners including the pilot died on Saturday when their private plane crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from Roatán island, a tourist destination on the Atlantic coast of Honduras, local authorities said....
20:00, 05/18/2019

2 19-year-old US tourists confess to killing Italian cop: report Two 19-year-old American tourists have confessed to killing an Italian policeman in central Rome early Friday, according to reports. Carabinieri paramilitary officer Mario Cerciello Rega was stabbed eight times about 3 a.m. while investigating a repo...
07:16, 07/27/2019

Bison Gets Irritated By Tourists, Tosses Child Into Oblivion Look, if you’re going to hunt bison to the brink of extinction, you can’t be surprised when one of them takes an opportunity for revenge. The creature would’ve garnered more sympathy if it had picked on one of the larger tourists, though....
14:16, 07/24/2019

2 U.S. tourists confess to murder of Italian policeman: officials Italian police said Saturday that two 19-year-old American tourists have confessed in the fatal stabbing of an Italian paramilitary policeman who was investigating the theft of a bag....
18:16, 07/27/2019

Girl tossed in air after bison charges Yellowstone tourists YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park officials say a bull bison tossed a 9-year-old Florida girl into the air when the animal charged a group of about 50 tourists. Park officials say the bison rushed the group Monday after...
11:48, 07/24/2019

Sri Lanka’s hotels, beaches, eateries now empty of tourists Sri Lanka was the Lonely Planet guide’s top travel destination for 2019, but since the Easter attacks on churches and luxury hotels, foreign tourists have fled...
00:48, 05/16/2019

McDonald’s in Austria to serve as mini-embassies for US tourists As of Wednesday, May 15, staff in any McDonald's in Austria will be available to assist American tourists in making contact with the US Embassy for consular services, such as to report a lost or stolen passport, or seek travel assistance....
07:32, 05/15/2019

Two U.S. tourists arrested in killing of Italian police officer Italian police said they arrested two U.S. teens Saturday after they confessed to involvement in the stabbing death of a police officer investigating a theft....
10:16, 07/28/2019

Dubai To Offer Free 30-Day Alcohol Licence For Tourists Dubai will now offer a free 30-day alcohol licence for tourists, a move that ensures visitors will not be penalised for breaking the law, the media reported on Friday....
01:32, 07/12/2019

Missing Canada teens now suspects in murder of tourists The two teenage boys who were first categorized as missing in northern Canada are now suspects in the murder of an Australian tourist and his American girlfriend, as well as an unidentified man whose body was found near the boys' abandoned flaming ca...
13:48, 07/23/2019

427 Tourists Stranded After Cloudburst Evacuated From North Sikkim Altogether 427 tourists were evacuated from North Sikkim on Thursday, four days after they got stranded in the district as torrential rain damaged road infrastructure, an official said....
12:48, 06/20/2019

Roadside bomb injures tourists on bus near Giza pyramids Incident leaves 17 hurt as Egyptian state TV shows shocked tourists leaving bus with shattered windowsA roadside bomb injured at least 17 people on Sunday when it detonated next to a bus of tourists, close to the Giza pyramids in Cairo.Images of the ...
13:32, 05/19/2019

India orders students, tourists out of Kashmir for security Thousands of Indian visitors and students are fleeing Indian-controlled Kashmir after the government ordered tourists and Hindu pilgrims visiting a Himalayan cave shrine “to curtail their stay” in the disputed territory, citing security concerns...
21:16, 08/03/2019

2 French tourists go missing in Benin near Burkina Faso COTONOU, Benin (AP) — Authorities in the West African nation of Benin say that two French tourists are feared to have been kidnapped in a wildlife park near the border with Burkina Faso. The tourists failed to return from a game drive in the Pendjari...
09:00, 05/05/2019

The Latest: Man accused of killing tourists appears in court WASHOUGAL, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on two German tourists who were killed in a car crash in Washington state (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Authorities say a man accused of fatally running over two German tourists at a southwest Washington swimming hol...
15:00, 06/26/2019

Seven Russian tourists feared killed by avalanche in Siberia Seven Russian tourists on a hiking holiday in Siberia are feared dead after an avalanche on a ridge in the Altai region, the local emergencies ministry said on Wednesday, saying rescue workers were still looking for the missing walkers....
02:48, 05/08/2019

Shorts in Alaska? Residents, tourists cope in heat You wouldn't normally associate Anchorage, Alaska with record heat, but that's been the case for the last 11 days, The National Weather Service says there have been nine new daily high temperature records set in the last 11 days in Anchorag...
09:00, 07/10/2019

Four German tourists arrested over Mallorca gang rape An 18-year-old German woman reported the alleged attack, in a hotel room in the northeast of the island, to police. The men were detained at Palma De Mallorca airport as they checked in for their return flight....
02:32, 07/05/2019

German tourists perish in Alaskan glacier lake A German couple was among three people found dead in a glacial lake in Alaska. Local officials say chunks of ice falling from the Valdez Glacier may have knocked the tourists out of their boat and into the icy water....
02:16, 08/01/2019

Indian students, tourists leave Kashmir on gov’t orders Hundreds of Indian visitors and students are fleeing Kashmir after the government ordered tourists and Hindu pilgrims visiting a Himalayan cave shrine “to curtail their stay” in the disputed territory, citing security concerns...
03:16, 08/03/2019

Indian students, tourists ordered to leave Kashmir Hundreds of Indian visitors and students are fleeing Indian-controlled Kashmir after the government ordered tourists and Hindu pilgrims visiting a Himalayan cave shrine “to curtail their stay” in the disputed territory, citing security concerns...
14:16, 08/03/2019

China bans solo tourists from visiting Taiwan The Chinese government announced Wednesday that it will suspend a program allowing solo tourists from 47 cities to visit Taiwan, amid rising cross-strait tensions....
06:48, 07/31/2019

Tourists injured in Venice cruise ship crash A cruise ship lost control before docking in Venice's San Basilio terminal, crashing into the wharf and hitting a tourist boat. At least four boat passengers sustained minor injuries....
08:00, 06/02/2019

Bachelor Creator Mike Fleiss' Pregnant Wife Granted Temporary Restraining Order After Accusing Him of Domestic Violence The Bachelor creator Mike Fleiss has been accused by his pregnant wife of domestic violence and demanding she get an abortion. Laura Fleiss, the estranged wife of the reality TV maker,......
19:32, 07/17/2019

Well, That Was A Disaster For The Sharks The Sharks seem pretty, pretty boned after Sunday’s 5-0 loss to the Blues, which gives St. Louis a 3-2 series lead. And it’s not even the whole verge-of-elimination thing; San Jose has faced that before, and they’re still here. But if they’re to comp...
06:16, 05/20/2019

'Respect our bodies:' Tara Lynn rocks her mom curves in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue The 36-year-old mom of two boys says she won't let age or body expectations define her and that returning to work made her a 'better mom.'        ...
11:48, 05/08/2019

Online casting search begins for the biopic 'Respect': Who will play young Aretha Franklin? An online casting search has begun for a singing actress to portray a young Aretha Franklin in the upcoming 'Respect' biopic starring Jennifer Hudson.        ...
16:16, 07/18/2019

Tourists flock to Jeffrey Epstein’s ‘pedophile island’ in the Caribbean Tourists have been flocking to Jeffrey Epstein’s so-called “Pedophile Island” in the Caribbean — in the wake of the wealthy financier’s apparent suicide behind bars. Little St. James Island, regarded by the feds as Epstein’s primary residence i...
08:32, 08/15/2019

Tourists face €250 fines for sitting on Spanish Steps in Rome Police patrol 18th-century marble steps, blowing whistles at visitors sitting downThe authorities in Rome have been accused of applying “fascist-style” measures after police began shooing resting tourists away from the staircase of the famous Spanish...
07:48, 08/07/2019

Rich Indians To The Rescue As Chinese Tourists Shun Thailand Thailand's struggling tourism industry is finding support with visitors from the population colossus to its west, just as the years of bumper arrivals from the giant to its north are beginning to......
21:16, 07/07/2019

2 U.S. Tourists Admit Killing Police Officer in Rome, Officials Say The teenagers were charged on Saturday over the fatal stabbing of the military police officer after what officials said had been a drug deal gone bad....
06:16, 07/27/2019

Space-obssessed tourists flock to Chile for solar eclipse LA SERENA, Chile — The total solar eclipse expected in northern Chile early next month is already drawing flocks of visitors eager to glimpse a rare view of the phenomenon through the region’s clear skies. In Coquimbo, a region spanning the Pacific c...
13:48, 06/10/2019

US tourists confess to fatal stabbing of Italian police officer The 19-year-old suspects confessed after they were arrested for alleged murder and attempted extortion. Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini had vowed that those responsible "will pay in full."...
05:48, 07/27/2019

Human-powered ferry makes a difference for tourists — and the captain Maik Slotta is a man you won't forget. He runs the only remaining manually operated ferry in the German state of Brandenburg, and there's no one to replace him, as DW's Hardy Graupner reports from the Spreewald region....
05:48, 06/12/2019

Would You Like a Passport With That? McDonald’s Partners With U.S. Embassy in Austria to Help Stranded Tourists In a move that has raised many eyebrows on social media, McDonald’s and the U.S. Embassy in Vienna, Austria, have partnered to help Americans stranded abroad. Tourists can now go to any of the 194 McDonald’s in Austria and be given a roun...
12:16, 05/17/2019

| As China locks up Muslims in Xinjiang, it opens its doors to tourists From the expansive dunes of the Taklamakan Desert to the snow-capped peaks of Tianshan, Chinese authorities are selling troubled Xinjiang as a tourist idyll, welcoming travellers even as they send locals to internment camps....
10:00, 07/15/2019

Widow questions husband’s death in Dominican Republic after tourists die A Maryland woman said that three American tourists dying at a Dominican Republic resort has her questioning the circumstances of her husband’s death in that country. Dawn McCoy said she does not believe it’s a coincidence that her husband...
14:48, 06/07/2019

From Amsterdam to Venice, the impact of too many tourists sparks outrage and action Several recent events, incidents and widely shared images have brought the issue of "overtourism," and its economic, environmental and human consequences front and center....
12:32, 06/16/2019

50 Years On, Manson Murders Grip Tourists - And Quentin Tarantino As a tour guide specializing in notorious Hollywood deaths, Scott Michaels is well aware of America's morbid fascination with the dark side of Tinseltown....
05:16, 08/08/2019

Got $50 Million for a Vacation? NASA to Open Space Station to Tourists NASA will allow private citizens to stay at the International Space Station (ISS) for month-long getaways at a cost of about $35,000 per night, the US space agency said on Friday....
23:00, 06/07/2019

Memories of Massacres Were Long Suppressed Here. Tourists Now Retrace the Atrocities. Jeju Island’s natural beauty has long attracted millions of South Koreans. Visitors now come to tour sites associated with a government-led postwar slaughter that was forbidden to discuss for decades....
03:48, 05/28/2019

China warns tourists, companies about risks in U.S.: state media China's foreign ministry has warned companies operating in the United States they could face harassment from U.S. law enforcement agencies, state media reported on Tuesday....
01:48, 06/04/2019

NASA to allow tourists to visit International Space Station from 2020 A cash-strapped NASA is turning the International Space Station into the universe’s most expensive Airbnb. Beginning next year, deep-pocketed tourists will be allowed to visit the orbiting hub and experience breathtaking views of Earth previously off...
22:48, 06/07/2019

Missing Canada Teens Now Suspects In Murder Of Tourists, Unidentified Man Two teenagers, first categorized as missing in Canada, are now suspects in the murder of an Australian tourist, his American girlfriend and an unidentified man whose body was found near the teens'......
00:32, 07/25/2019

5 U.S. Tourists Have Died in the Dominican Republic Since April. Should You Cancel Your Trip? A string of high profile deaths, illnesses and a claim of assault in the Dominican Republic has cast a shadow of concern over a country whose economy is largely driven by tourism. But despite the tragic headlines, hotel officials and safety experts a...
16:32, 06/07/2019

NASA to open International Space Station to tourists from 2020 It's a package holiday with a difference: NASA has said it is opening up the International Space Station to commercial space travel. But you will need deep pockets to venture into deep space....
16:00, 06/07/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Are Taking Their Message to Chinese Tourists A march planned for Sunday is the first major action since protesters concerned about Beijing’s influence broke into the Hong Kong legislature last week....
00:16, 07/07/2019

Brainless Tourists Slaughter 5,000-Year-Old Sacred Scottish Tree An ancient and highly-sacred Scottish tree, The Fortingall Yew, located on the Glenlyon Estate in Perthshire, is thought to be between 3,000 - 5,000 years old and possibly the oldest tree in Europe.  ...
17:16, 05/28/2019

A hellish heat wave has arrived in Europe, just in time for tourists Parts of France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Poland, Switzerland and the Czech Republic have seen temperatures soar into the 90s and even past 100 degrees Fahrenheit — at least 20 to 30 degrees above normal....
10:32, 06/27/2019

Tiffany says fewer Chinese tourists, US trade war led to sales decline Tiffany & Co. says the trade war is taking the shine off its sales. The luxury jeweler said sales declined in the most recent quarter because fewer Chinese tourists are traveling to the US, and because the tariff war with China is making its baubles ...
17:48, 06/04/2019

Benin guide for missing French tourists found dead A local guide for two French tourists who went missing on safari in Benin last week has been found shot dead and their car burned out, a local official and a regional security source said....
07:00, 05/05/2019

Huge migrant influx scares off Greek island tourists Tourists are avoiding the Greek island of Samos due to the shocking situation at the Vathy migrant camp, which has grown into a sprawling settlement. Locals and asylum-seekers feel authorities have abandoned them....
09:16, 06/23/2019

Tourists Evacuated on Greek Island as Wildfire Rages Nearby (ATHENS, Greece) — A tourist camp and nearby houses on the southern Greek island of Elafonisos were evacuated Sunday for the second day in a row as a wildfire at a nearby landfill intensified because of strong winds. Authorities had pronounced ...
01:38, 08/12/2019

Missing teens could be connected to murdered tourists, Canadian police say Two concurrent investigations in northern Canada - a search for two missing teenagers, days after a double homicide of an Australian and an American on a remote highway - could be connected, Canadian federal police said on Monday....
16:16, 07/22/2019

Defectors call for tourists to steer clear of North Korea Critics say Pyongyang only wants to indoctrinate visitors and take their hard cash, but travel firms argue that enabling North Koreans to interact with foreign tourists opens their eyes to the world beyond their borders....
04:32, 06/24/2019

Rwanda's rhino population grows, tourists expected to increase Rhino keepers who successfully delivered five endangered black rhinos to Rwanda spent months hugging and coddling them inside their transport boxes to prepare them for the journey, a rhino handler told Reuters as the animals were freed on Monday....
05:48, 06/25/2019

Albanian PM condemns 'barbarian' who chased tourists in viral video Tourism minister meets Spanish family after restaurant owner’s frenzied attackAlbanian authorities have moved to minimise the damage to the country’s reputation as an emerging tourist hotspot after a video of a furious restaurant owner pursuing a gro...
15:00, 08/20/2019

Chinese border guards put secret surveillance app on tourists' phones Software extracts emails, texts and contacts and could be used to track movementsChinese border police are secretly installing surveillance apps on the phones of visitors and downloading personal information as part of the government’s intensive scru...
12:48, 07/02/2019

French soldiers killed while freeing tourists in West Africa PARIS (AP) — Two French soldiers have been killed in a military operation in the West African nation of Burkina Faso that freed two French tourists and two others kidnapped in neighboring Benin. In a statement Friday, French President Emmanuel Macron...
04:16, 05/10/2019

China Bans Citizens From Traveling to Taiwan as Individual Tourists In its latest effort to increase pressure on Taiwan, Beijing said it will suspend a program that allowed individual tourists from 47 Chinese cities to travel to Taiwan, citing the current state of relations between the two sides. The ban is effective...
02:48, 07/31/2019

Iceland: Tourists find 50 pilot whales dead on beach A group of American tourists spotted the whales during a helicopter tour over the west coast of the Nordic island. Although the huge aquatic mammals are notorious for beaching, the sheer number has surprised experts....
07:48, 07/20/2019

Egypt suspends hot air ballooning in Luxor after 11 tourists swept into the desert Egypt has suspended hot air ballooning over ancient sites in Luxor after winds took 11 tourists off course and forced them to land in the desert.       ...
14:48, 06/21/2019

Got $50 Million For Vacation? NASA To Open Space Station To Tourists NASA will allow private citizens to stay at the International Space Station (ISS) for month-long getaways at a cost of about $35,000 per night, the U.S. space agency said on Friday....
11:16, 06/07/2019

Chinese officials reportedly installed a surveillance app on tourists' phones Chinese border guards are reportedly installing surveillance apps on the phones of some travelers. According to an investigation by the Guardian, The New York Times and Süddeutsche Zeitung, the app extracts emails, texts and contacts, as well as...
10:00, 07/02/2019

Sri Lanka’s hotels, beaches and eateries now empty of tourists Hotel occupancy across the island of Sri Lanka has plummeted by 85% to 90%. The tropical beaches, restaurants and shops are empty.        ...
06:32, 05/17/2019

25 Lakh Tourists Visited India In 2018 Availing E-Visa India had issued over 25 lakh e-Visas last year, a five-fold jump from 2015, and reduced the main category visa from 26 to 21, an official said Sunday....
13:16, 05/05/2019

Thousands of Indian students, tourists ordered to leave Kashmir Thousands of Indian students and visitors were fleeing Indian-controlled Kashmir on Saturday after the government ordered tourists and Hindu pilgrims visiting a Himalayan cave shrine "to curtail their stay" in the disputed territory, citing security ...
20:48, 08/03/2019

How 'Hobbs & Shaw' shot those Chernobyl nuclear power plant scenes "Hobbs & Shaw" offers the ultimate villains' lair beneath the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. Here's how filmmakers shot the foreboding exteriors.        ...
02:16, 08/04/2019

Yankees must think out of the box to end pitching disaster BOSTON — Time for extreme measures. Bullpenning. Openers. Whatever it takes to get the Yankees out of this full-blown starting pitching meltdown. For that’s what we are witnessing here at Fenway Park, CC Sabathia’s abbreviated outing the latest domin...
05:16, 07/28/2019

World Cup: How US can avenge its last disaster to win it all The U.S. rolled through the last Women’s World Cup as one of the greatest teams of all time. But they crashed out of their last major tourney — the 2016 Olympics — with the worst showing in their history. That’s the backdrop as they head into this Wo...
18:16, 06/08/2019

‘Everyone knows it will be a disaster’ – May’s invisible campaign As the PM recedes from view, her colleagues are more interested in the race to succeed her than the European electionsThe room is booked, the camera tripods assembled, the crowd of eager, political types – including a healthy smattering of aides, wan...
08:48, 05/22/2019

How to prepare for a natural disaster From earthquakes in California to hurricanes in the Atlantic, natural disasters can create life-threatening situations. These disasters vary somewhat in the ways you prepare. For example, you wouldn't necessarily move fragile items to the floor for a...
12:32, 07/12/2019

Americans consider this a vacation disaster What do Americans consider vacation disasters? A new study from Roku finds that internet is pretty important. Keri Lumm reports.       ...
15:00, 08/14/2019

Blame FDR for our healthcare disaster Left, Right, and in between, everyone can agree that our employer-provided health insurance industry is failing. Even if the overwhelming majority of Americans wish to keep their private health insurance, the market itself issues perverse incentives ...
22:48, 07/06/2019

TEKNET: Disaster scams Hurricane season officially started June 1, while much of the midwest is still recovering from tornadoes and flooding, Americans always step up when disaster strikes and scammers are always trying to cash in on American generosity. John Overall hs ti...
07:16, 06/11/2019

The American League disaster that isn’t going away Memorial Day traditionally has been viewed as the start of the pennant races. So let’s get ready for the excitement by declaring the AL races — over. At best, six teams are likely vying for five spots, and if you believe the Indians are more house of...
13:32, 05/18/2019

Can these new tricks fix the disaster of chatbots? The bar is set pretty low for chatbots, which exhibit fairly tedious and even idiotic streams of thought when engaging in chit-chat with people. A raft of new papers from Facebook and academic partners provide promising new directions, though the goa...
15:48, 07/29/2019

'Chernobyl' recap: Final, horrifying episode features the radioactive political fallout The fifth and final episode of HBO's "Chernobyl" brings a search for the right villains for the disaster. A recap of the horrifying political fallout.        ...
04:48, 06/04/2019

Report finds Grand Canyon tourists buoyed nearby communities GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — A new report from the National Park Service says areas surrounding the Grand Canyon benefited last year from millions of tourism dollars. Grand Canyon National Park officials say the report found the 6.3 milli...
21:16, 05/28/2019

Honduras plane crash: five foreign tourists killed shortly after takeoff Conflicting accounts say victims travelling on private plane off Roatán island were from US or Canada Five foreign tourists died on Saturday after a private plane they were traveling in crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from the island of...
20:00, 05/18/2019

Blast injures South African tourists near Egypt's Giza pyramids An explosion targeting a tourist bus injured at least 12 people on Sunday, mostly South African tourists, near a new museum being built close to the Giza pyramids in Egypt, two security sources said....
13:16, 05/19/2019

5 tourists, including Americans, killed when plane crashes into sea after takeoff in Honduras Five people, including four Americans, were killed when a small plane crashed into the sea shortly after takeoff from an airport in Honduras on Saturday, according to officials....
12:00, 05/19/2019

One dead, 11 wounded in bar shooting in Playa del Carmen in Mexico; no tourists injured The local tourism council said leaders have worked to keep popular tourist destinations safe with surveillance cameras and modernizing police force.        ...
14:00, 05/15/2019

Hawaii warns tourists of parasitic worm that can burrow into human brains Enlarge / Male Angiostrongylus cantonensis (credit: Punlop Anusonpornperm) Hawaii’s health department has released fresh warnings about a parasitic worm that can infest human brains after officials confirmed that three more visitors to the state pi...
17:48, 05/30/2019

Shooting Scare Creates Panic Among Tourists At Times Square In New York Women fell, babies got injured and scores of people were left shaken to their core as a scare of yet another mass shooting hit tourists at the crowded Times Square in New York....
23:48, 08/06/2019

Moroccan court orders death penalty for jihadists who beheaded tourists Three Isis supporters who killed two Scandinavian women given death sentence Three men have been sentenced to death in Morocco for the Isis-inspired murder of two Scandinavian hikers in the Atlas mountains last December.The two victims, Louisa Vester...
13:16, 07/18/2019