Posts Tagged ‘year’

Pollution kills 1.7 million children every year, WHO reports

Pollution kills 1.7 million children every year, WHO reports

Exposure to environmental pollutants kills 1.7 million children under the age of five each year, according to two reports released on Monday by the World Health Organization (WHO). Worldwide, more than one in four deaths among children under the age of five are attributable to environmental hazards such as indoor and outdoor air pollution,...

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BHP Billiton had a challenging year

BHP Billiton had a challenging year

Daniel J. GraeberCANBERRA, Australia, Aug. 16 (UPI) — Australian company BHP Billiton, the largest of its kind, said Tuesday it expected payoffs from fiscal discipline after reporting its worst-ever loss. Latest News – UPI.com

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E3 2016: the latest news from the biggest gaming event of the year

E3 2016: the latest news from the biggest gaming event of the year

It’s a very, very, very, very busy week for gaming. Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo, and all the big publishers will take the first half of the week announcing their latest and greatest, and then the second half we’ll be playing everything. Here are the highlights from E3 2016. Continue reading… The Verge – All Posts

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US surveillance court reportedly rejected zero spying requests last year

US surveillance court reportedly rejected zero spying requests last year

According to a Justice Department memo seen by Reuters, the United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, tasked with approving or denying electronic spying requests for foreign intelligence purposes, did not deny any requests made by the government in 2015. Continue reading… The Verge – All Posts

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Aaron Sorkin’s A Few Good Men is getting the live treatment on NBC next year

Aaron Sorkin’s A Few Good Men is getting the live treatment on NBC next year

A Few Good Men, the Aaron Sorkin stage play that spawned the classic line “You can’t handle the truth!” is set to be NBC’s next live production in 2017. TheWrap reports that Sorkin has been tapped to adapt the play for the small screen. Sorkin, known for a work that includes The West Wing, The Social...

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Microsoft: Windows Phone isn’t our focus this year

Microsoft: Windows Phone isn’t our focus this year

Microsoft kicked off its Build developer conference in San Francisco with a focus on Windows 10, bots, and developer tools, but there was something missing: Windows Phone. A single demo of Skype running on a Windows Phone was the only time a phone running Windows 10 Mobile appeared for longer than a few seconds,...

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Randy Wittman says he might ask Kobe Bryant to play for the Wizards next year

Randy Wittman says he might ask Kobe Bryant to play for the Wizards next year

He’s joking. So are we. At least, we think. Kobe Bryant has spent his entire career chasing Michael Jordan’s legacy. All things considered, Bryant came pretty damn close — five rings, more points, a mid-career number change, at least one three-peat with Phil Jackson as his coach, and we could go on. But there’s...

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NCAA bracket predictions 2016: Nobody is safe this year

NCAA bracket predictions 2016: Nobody is safe this year

The best teams in college basketball are more average this year than ever before. We get crazy upsets every season in the NCAA Tournament, but this season, those upsets would be slightly less crazy. The NCAA Tournament is beloved for its unthinkable upsets. Every year, some highly-seeded team loses a stunner to a squad...

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Why there was no breakout technology at SXSW this year

Why there was no breakout technology at SXSW this year

Of the hundreds of panels at this year’s South By Southwest Interactive Festival, one stood out for sheer ambition. On Monday morning, a Canadian company named Synbiota would teach us how to make custom micro-organisms using its proprietary DNA prototyping tool. The process would be as easy as stacking LEGO blocks, the company promised....

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This missed dunk is actually the dunk of the year

This missed dunk is actually the dunk of the year

… How? @basketballvines @teamflightbrothers @dunkademics @ballislife A video posted by Donovan Mitchell (@spidadmitchell) on Mar 2, 2016 at 7:04pm PST Louisville guard Donovan Mitchell posted this Instagram in which a lay-up line dunk attempt flies out of frame for a full two seconds only to drop perfectly through the cylinder. The guy calls it...

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