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Mexican players fight for ball of flames in indigenous game (VIDEO)

Mexican players fight for ball of flames in indigenous game (VIDEO)

Mexican players fight for ball of flames in indigenous game (VIDEO) An old Aztec ball game dating back to 1500 BC really heated up in Mexico city Saturday as teams battled for possession of a flaming ball of fire. Pelota purepecha is an indigenous ball game during which players use […]

Is a bicycle alive? Can an elephant fit through a house door? DARPA to teach AI ‘common sense’

Is a bicycle alive? Can an elephant fit through a house door? DARPA to teach AI ‘common sense’

Is a bicycle alive? Can an elephant fit through a house door? DARPA to teach AI ‘common sense’ The US military research agency will spend millions helping computers engage better with the real world – a necessary step en-route to creating genuinely sentient robots, and not just calculating machines. “The […]

Saudi’s King Salman phones Turkey’s Erdogan to discuss joint group to probe Khashoggi disappearance

Saudi’s King Salman phones Turkey’s Erdogan to discuss joint group to probe Khashoggi disappearance

Saudi’s King Salman phones Turkey’s Erdogan to discuss joint group to probe Khashoggi disappearance Saudi’s King Salman has called Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to thank him for agreeing to Riyadh’s proposal for a joint working group to “discuss the disappearance” of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The Saudi national hasn’t been […]

ISS crew members face uncertain departure date after Soyuz emergency landing

ISS crew members face uncertain departure date after Soyuz emergency landing

ISS crew members face uncertain departure date after Soyuz emergency landing The two ISS crew members aboard the Soyuz MS-10 are doing well after crash landing earlier this week – but those currently living on the space station are facing an uncertain departure date while the space capsule is grounded. […]

Several killed, injured after small plane crashes into people at German airfield – report

Several killed, injured after small plane crashes into people at German airfield – report

Several killed, injured after small plane crashes into people at German airfield – report At least three people have been killed and eight others injured after a small plane flew into a crowd at a German airfield, according to local media. The accident occurred in the German state of Hessen, […]

Merkel‘s sister party CSU suffers worst election result since 1950 in Bavaria

Merkel‘s sister party CSU suffers worst election result since 1950 in Bavaria

Merkel‘s sister party CSU suffers worst election result since 1950 in Bavaria Germany’s political landscape is crumbling as Merkel’s sister party, the CSU, has only received 37.3% of the votes in Bavaria, preliminary results show. Meanwhile, the right-wing AfD has entered parliament for the first time. Voters in Bavaria headed […]

Wealthy will create ‘superhuman race’: Stephen Hawking essays reveal dark prediction

Wealthy will create ‘superhuman race’: Stephen Hawking essays reveal dark prediction

Wealthy will create ‘superhuman race’: Stephen Hawking essays reveal dark prediction A collection of newly published essays written by Stephen Hawking before his death reveal the iconic physicist believed wealthy people could create a new race of “superhumans” by editing their children’s DNA. The collection of articles and essays, which […]

Netherlands in cyberwar with Russia? Dutch defense minister says ‘YES’

Netherlands in cyberwar with Russia? Dutch defense minister says ‘YES’

Netherlands in cyberwar with Russia? Dutch defense minister says ‘YES’ As Russian spies are seen behind every corner, Dutch defense minister now claims her country is in cyberwar with Russia. The official says Amsterdam needs to react to the supposed danger and “take measures.” Speaking during a talk show on […]

‘3 tons max? Don’t care!’ Big rig attempts to cross fragile bridge that collapses (VIDEO)

‘3 tons max? Don’t care!’ Big rig attempts to cross fragile bridge that collapses (VIDEO)

‘3 tons max? Don’t care!’ Big rig attempts to cross fragile bridge that collapses (VIDEO) A big rig flips over and ploughs right into a river after its driver decides to ignore a warning sign and tries to defy the basic laws of physics by driving his heavily-loaded vehicle through […]

Riyadh threatens retaliation for ‘actions‘ against it over missing journalist

Riyadh threatens retaliation for ‘actions‘ against it over missing journalist

Riyadh threatens retaliation for ‘actions‘ against it over missing journalist Saudi Arabia has rejected any threats against it over the disappearance of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, once again declaring its innocence and saying it will respond to any actions with “greater actions.” “The Kingdom affirms its total rejection of […]