Business

Man jumps from world's largest cruise ship for Instagram fame

A Vancouver man made a decision to have a little bit too much fun this week on board the Royal Carribean's Symphony of the Seas Cruise. Naydev, who also commented on his ..., [Full Article...]

Culture&Arts

Netflix declines to remove controversial footage from 'Bird Box'

Netflix declines to remove controversial footage from 'Bird Box' The forecast for current-quarter sales also missed estimates . Netflix is under fire for using real-life disaster footage of Canada's 2013 Lac-Mégantic rail tragedy in the Sandra Bullock-led thriller, " Bird Box ". The company's long-term programming budget stood at US$19.3 billion at year end, up from US$18.6 billion three months earlier. T... [Full Article...]

IT

Oppo Smartphone Event This Week Tipped For 10x Optical Zoom Camera Reveal

Oppo Smartphone Event This Week Tipped For 10x Optical Zoom Camera Reveal The exact specifics of the tech are a mystery at this point, but it is expected to be based on same principle the company's 5x optical zoom technology worked. That fancy prism was able to bend the light 90-degrees allowing the lens for the zoom function to be horizontal across the device to overcome the packing constraints of thin smartphone desi... [Full Article...]

Research

Second fast radio burst detected in space

Second fast radio burst detected in space In 2007, an astronomy professor and his student detected a fast radio burst , a phenomenon that has been detected many times in the years since. Fast radio bursts are millisecond-duration, extragalactic radio flashes of obscure physical origin. [Full Article...]

Sports

Superb Serena blows Bouchard away

Superb Serena blows Bouchard away Serena Williams is bidding to emulate Margaret Court's all-time record of 25 Grand Slam titles at the ongoing Australian Open . 'I literally spent every day with her. Nonetheless, Serena has a special place for the trophy that her older sister Venus Williams had gifted her at the age of the eight in her ever-expanding trophy cabinet. [Full Article...]

Worldwide

Striking Los Angeles’ teachers take aim at charter schools

Striking Los Angeles’ teachers take aim at charter schools They were off by $1.7 billion, Caputo-Pearl said. The Los Angeles teachers strike has entered a third day. "California is the richest state in the union", he told reporters. "... Instead of repeating the doom, gloom and heading for bankruptcy predictions that we have heard for decades, I believe that it is Mr. Beutner's job to honestly iden... [Full Article...]