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  • This Chinese Conglomerate Reportedly Wants to Buy a Forbes Stake

    March 28, 2017 10:26 AM 14

    HNA Group, a private Chinese conglomerate which struck more foreign investment deals last year than all but one Chinese company, is eyeing a controlling stake in the publisher of Forbes magazine, according to Reuters. HNA may be one of several Chinese bidders for the media company, which three years ago was sold to a group of Hong Kong investors for a reported

  • LOOK: It's 2017, and Barry Bonds is still cranking home runs in BP

    March 26, 2017 8:54 PM 19

    As noted on this loyal web page, all-time home run leader Barry Bonds has rejoined the Giants as a special advisor to the CEO . It’s not entirely certain what Bonds’ role will entail, but his assigned tasks and duties would seem to include “cranking homers during spring batting practice.” To back up this stirring claim, we’ll point you to the following

  • Cow falls 40ft and then swims to The Rumps

    March 20, 2017 9:27 AM 26

    A pregnant cow has been rescued after falling down a 40ft cliff and then swimming to an "isolated island". The cow spent a night down on the rocks before being sedated at The Rumps, near Polzeath, Cornwall. After a nine-hour rescue, the rare White Park cow was winched back up to the top of the cliff at 16:30 GMT on Sunday. "Despite her ordeal she is now back happily

  • The Good People of Tokyo Handed Over $32.7 Million in Cash to Lost and Found Last Year

    March 17, 2017 8:17 AM 15

    Lost your cash in Tokyo? Not to worry. It stands an excellent chance of being turned into the police by the Japanese capital's uncommonly honest citizens. Tokyo’s Metropolitan Police Department said it was given a staggering total of $32.7 million (3.7 billion yen) in lost cash last year, according to a Bloomberg report in the Japan Times. The phenomenon

  • 1 car, 2 politicians and Facebook Live: What could go wrong?

    March 15, 2017 10:28 PM 27

    Two congressmen live stream their road trip from Texas to Washington. There's lots of talk about policy, chocolate chip cookies and David Bowie. Two US congressmen used an impromptu road trip to Washington to answer questions on Facebook Live. After Texas Reps. Beto O'Rourke, a Democrat, and Will Hurd, a Republican, had their flights canceled Tuesday

  • ‘Massive landscapes, deep valleys, canyons … it’s a trick of the eye’: Joseph Philipson’s photographs of lines in the sand

    March 15, 2017 10:02 AM 18

    Photographer Joseph Philipson saw more than just cuts in the sand on the shores of Long Beach, Calif. He saw the “code that constructs our visual reality,” or the mathematical phenomenon of fractals, mathematical sets that show a repeating pattern at every scale. In nature, fractals can be seen not only on coastlines but also river systems, blood vessels

  • Marissa Mayer will net a cool $23 million from Yahoo sale

    March 13, 2017 4:37 PM 23

    Mayer, as expected, will step down from the company that's left over after Verizon acquires its core internet assets. Marissa Mayer has 23 million reasons to be thankful that Verizon was so keen on Yahoo. Yahoo's CEO is set to get $23 million as part of her "golden parachute" agreement with Yahoo, which kicks in once Verizon completes its acquisition

  • WATCH: Boxer puts opponent to sleep with knockout, tells him to go 'night, night'

    March 11, 2017 3:12 PM 12

    Joshua Greer crushed James Gordon Smith in the sixth round of their bout on Showtime Joshua Greer Jr. is quickly making a name for himself in boxing. The junior featherweight is slowly moving up the rankings at 118 pounds and on Friday, he added another name to his hit list. Greer Jr., facing James Gordon Smith on Friday’s ShoBox: The Next Generation

  • You can expect a Super Smash Bros. game for Nintendo Switch

    March 9, 2017 10:22 PM 21

    "We know that the fans love these games, love this content, so stay tuned." During an interview today, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime strongly suggested that a Super Smash Bros. game will come to the Nintendo Switch. "Smash is obviously one of our best-selling franchises," he told Katie Linendoll during a Facebook livestream (via GoNintendo)

  • WBC scores, results: Cinderella Israel 3-0 Pool A winners, Aussies mercy-rule China

    March 9, 2017 3:57 PM 17

    Team Israel moved to 3-0 on the tournament with a win over the Netherlands The World Baseball Classic is nearing the halfway point of the first round, with Pool A play now wrapped and Pool B nearing completion. Three teams have already advanced to the second round: Japan, Israel, and the Netherlands. We’ll find out who else will join them soon, as Pool C and D action