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Ancient Coptic Tombstone Found Along Egypt’s Avenue of Sphinxes

Posted: October 26, 2017 at 6:11 pm   /   Entertainment, Featured, Hot News, News

Archaeologists unearthed an ancient Coptic tombstone during a dig Sunday (Oct. 22), according to Egypt’s antiquities ministry. The tombstone is decorated with a cross and Coptic inscriptions that were carved onto a limestone block, the ministry said. It measures about 1.2 feet by 3 feet (38 by 98 centimeters). It wasn’t immediately clear for whom […]

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A Nairobi photographer captures the “beauty in the mayhem” of Kenya’s rainy season

Posted: October 25, 2017 at 10:25 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Entertainment, News, Travel

Peter Ndung’u, a Nairobi-based photographer, was heading home from downtown Nairobi on the evening of Oct. 11 when the rains started. That day Kenya’s election officials said they would continue with the country’s election rerun, a do-over of August’s presidential vote annulled by the country’s high court. The race’s opposition candidate, Raila Odinga, who would […]

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The 20 Biggest Prehistoric Mammals

Posted: October 25, 2017 at 10:10 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Entertainment, News

Although the biggest prehistoric mammals never approached the size of the biggest dinosaurs (which preceded them by tens of millions of years), pound for pound they were a lot more imposing than any elephant, pig, hedgehog or tiger alive today. 1. Biggest Terrestrial Herbivore – Indricotherium (20 Tons)                   […]

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Italian mayor offers €2,000 to anyone willing to live in small idyllic village in Puglia

Posted: October 19, 2017 at 10:12 pm   /   Entertainment, Featured, News, Travel

An Italian town is offering to pay people up to €2,000 (£1,800) to move there. Nicola Gatta, mayor of Candela, a small town in Puglia, has made the offer in the hope of reversing the town’s declining population. Gatta told CNN Travel that he wants to bring numbers back up to the 8,000 of the 1990s, when […]

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Wedding Date May Already be Set

Posted: October 19, 2017 at 9:33 pm   /   Entertainment, Featured, Hot News, News

It’s time to dust off our hats and get ready for another royal wedding. According to Thursday’s Daily Mail, Meghan Markle has met Queen Elizabeth, which has courtiers all a flutter as a wedding now seems inevitable. The important meeting happened last Thursday, just two days after Her Majesty returned home from her extended holiday in Scotland. While the monarch […]

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Nike Needs to Give Cristiano Ronaldo More Sneakers

Posted: October 19, 2017 at 9:18 pm   /   Entertainment, Featured, News, Sport

Cristiano Ronaldo is the highest-paid athlete in the world, above LeBron James, Steph Curry, Roger Federer, and Kevin Durant. But when you think of those four guys, a sneaker instantly pops into mind. For Ronaldo, perhaps the best soccer player in the world, it’s a blank. Yes, he’s had an Air Force 1, a Nike Free […]

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Nissan suspending all of its car production in Japan

Posted: October 19, 2017 at 8:49 pm   /   Automobile, Entertainment, Featured, News

Nissan is suspending domestic production of vehicles for the Japanese market for at least two weeks to address misconduct in its inspection procedures that led to a major recall, it said on Thursday. Japan’s second-largest automaker said it would stop production of domestic market vehicles at all six of its Japanese plants to reconfigure their inspection lines. […]

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2018 Toyota Camry XSE V-6 vs. 2018 Honda Accord Touring 2.0T Comparison

Posted: October 17, 2017 at 3:59 am   /   Automobile, Entertainment, Featured, News

What happens when the Accord and Camry get a little extra kick?     For more than three-quarters of family-sedan buyers, the base engine provides more than enough zip to get around town. Some like it hot, though, and for that remaining fraction, both Honda and Toyota offer powerful optional engines. Comparing the mainstream powertrains for these two cars, we found […]

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Jaguar Land Rover plans more hardcore SVX off-roader

Posted: October 17, 2017 at 3:40 am   /   Automobile, Entertainment, Featured, Hot News, News

Design bosses at both Land Rover and Jaguar see merit in more models wearing the new SVX badge for extreme off-roaders, following last month’s launch of the Discovery SVX. The SVX badge is the work of Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations unit, which is designed to signify the most off-road-focused variants. Land Rover design boss Gerry McGovern has told Autocar that the new badge […]

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Guo Wengui, the maverick Chinese billionaire who threatens to crash Xi’s party

Posted: October 17, 2017 at 3:17 am   /   Entertainment, Featured, Hot News, News

The Trump-like real estate mogul promises to disrupt the showpiece party congress in Beijing with new revelations about the country’s ‘mafioso elite’   He paints himself as the Che Guevara of Chinese crony capitalism, a billionaire insurgent vowing to bring down the system from the comfort of his $68m New York home. “My only goal is […]

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