Christine Blasey Ford will donate remaining GoFundMe money to help trauma survivors

Christine Blasey Ford and her family have received death threats and moved four times since Ford testified that Brett Kavanaugh, now a Supreme Court justice, sexually assaulted her in high school. Ford also received support from celebrities, including Lady Gaga and Alyssa Milano, and activists like #MeToo founder Tarana Burke, as well as countless Americans. …

The MarCO cubesat says goodbye to Mars with photo of the red planet

Parting is such sweet sorrow.  A farewell photo taken by a tiny satellite shows its final view of Mars as it flew by the red planet on Monday.  The satellite — called a cubesat — that took the photo is named MarCO-B and it performed quite the service for humanity before saying goodbye to Mars. …

Giving Tuesday campaigns that’ll help you make a difference

Now that the thrill of Black Friday and Cyber Monday has passed, it's time to think about ways your money can help charitable organizations and causes.  Immediately after Thanksgiving, brands put out great deals, so people tend to binge shop from Thursday to Monday. Giving Tuesday, however, is the best day to get out your…

Man dangles off hang-glider for over 2 minutes after pilot fails to secure his...

A rider's first hang-gliding flight turned harrowing after the pilot forgot to hook the man into the tandem safety harness. Chris Gursky shared his extremely frightening near-death experience hang-gliding in Switzerland on YouTube on Monday. In the footage, Gurksy quickly realizes just after takeoff that he's not hooked to the glider's harness. "My body weight…

‘Artemis Fowl’ comes to life in Disney’s teaser trailer: Watch

Disney is making the 2001 novel Artemis Fowl into a movie and honestly it's surprising that it took this long considering Hollywood's rapacious appetite for adapting popular books into films. Artemis Fowl's first teaser trailer gives us quick glimpses at the fantastical world, including the titular criminal boy himself, the fairy he kidnaps for ransom…

The Chinese digital economy can’t be slowed down. Here’s a look at how and...

Anyone who regularly reads business news will recognize the Chinese companies consistently making headlines: Alibaba, Baidu, Tencent, and Xiaomi. These companies have established a major role in the global economy. Today, they dominate everything from e-commerce to the Chinese entertainment industry. One of the reasons these organizations have become digital titans of industry is China’s…

This powerfully emotional viral film will make you hug your loved ones this Christmas

If you thought the John Lewis Christmas adverts were emotional, then you'd better brace yourself —  the short film above, made by videographer Phil Beastall in 2014 and shared on Facebook last week, is a real tearjerker. "It's a short film about a man counting down the days to Christmas so he can continue his…

This person’s 45-tweet rant about the imperial system is hilariously relatable

Not everyone is a fan of imperial measurements.Image: Getty Images/iStockphotoBy Sam Haysom2018-11-27 11:42:30 UTC If you've ever found yourself somewhat confused by the logic of the imperial system — you know, pounds, ounces, all that good stuff — you're not alone. Because unlike the more modern metric system, which is fairly logical when it comes…

Ariana Grande’s ‘thank u, next’ trailer parodying ‘Mean Girls’ is so incredibly fetch

Not long now...Image: Getty Images for iHeartMediaBy Sam Haysom2018-11-27 09:20:09 UTC On Wednesdays we wear pink, but on Tuesdays we watch music video trailers. Continuing the countdown to the music video for her latest single, "thank u, next", Ariana Grande shared the following Mean Girls-inspired trailer on Instagram and Twitter on Tuesday. See how many…

Anna Kendrick’s tweet about ‘Twilight’ is only 9 words long, but it’s still a...

Classic Kendrick.Image: Steve Granitz/WireImageBy Sam Haysom2018-11-27 09:41:49 UTC How well do you remember the Twilight movies? It's around 10 years since the first one came out, so chances are (unless you happen to own the DVD) your memory might be a little blurry. Anna Kendrick's is, anyway. And she was in the actual franchise. Holy…

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