Fossil hunters thought 46,000-year-old ‘icebird’ died yesterday

This 46,000-year-old ‘icebird’ was so well preserved that fossil hunters mistook it for an unfortunate creature that ‘died yesterday’ – only to realise they had found the first ever ice age bird. Love Dalén was on an expedition with local fossil ivory hunters inside an ice tunnel mined in Siberia when they handed him the […]

Coronavirus challenges $45 billion cruise industry

Coronavirus concerns have pushed the $45 billion cruise line industry to cancel trips and reroute ships as it struggles to contain the impact from fearful travelers. But experts say the industry will bounce back after the outbreak is contained. “Business is soft, people are scared to travel,” Frank Del Rio, CEO of Norwegian Cruise Line […]

Tyson Fury dominates Deontay Wilder to become heavyweight champion again

Tyson Fury reinvented himself once again, and once again he is a heavyweight champion. The “Gypsy King” dropped Deontay Wilder twice Saturday night in their heavyweight title rematch, turning from boxer to puncher to win the title when Wilder’s corner threw in the towel as he was taking a beating in the seventh round. It […]

Ignore ’30 under 30′ lists – true success has no age limit

Everywhere you look these days there seems to be another ’30 under 30′ list, implying that if you haven’t ‘made it’ by your fourth decade, then you’re a failure. But true success has no age limit. I’m proof that there is no ticking clock on becoming successful. I was 19 years old when I wrote […]

Some Samsung, Hyundai workers self-quarantine as Korea Inc braces for virus impact

Some South Korean workers at Samsung Electronics (005930.KS) and Hyundai Motor (005380.KS) are staying home as a precautionary measure as corporate Korea scrambles to prevent the coronavirus outbreak from causing widespread disruption in its home market. The country’s third-largest conglomerate SK Group, which controls memory chip maker SK Hynix (000660.KS) and mobile carrier SK Telecom […]

Apple is finally going to let you delete all those annoying default apps

The iPhone comes stuffed with 38 apps that allow you to do everything from checking stocks to sending emails. Apple’s designers are at the very top of their game, so many users don’t even think about using rival apps and happily use the default ones. But some people are desperate to free up their phone […]

U.S. prosecutors to lay out case against Julian Assange at extradition hearing

The U.S. government and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will face off Monday in a high-security London courthouse, a decade after WikiLeaks infuriated American officials by publishing a trove of classified military documents. A judge at Woolwich Crown Court will begin hearing arguments from lawyers for U.S. authorities, who want to try Assange on espionage charges […]

Rich McKay: Too early to know whether replay review for pass interference will be renewed

At times during the 2019 season, it seemed to be a foregone conclusion that replay review for pass interference calls and non-cals would not be renewed for a second season. Now, it’s not so clear that the biggest source of 100th season consternation will be scrapped. Via Mark Maske of the Washington Post, Competition Committee […]

Tattoo parlour does free designs in marker for kids – but parents are divided

A tattoo parlour that offers free designs in markers for kids has divided parents. Some love the idea of kids getting something designed to look like real ink but others say it’s ‘a gateway to the real thing’. Artists at Ink and Skin Studios, in Shelbywille, Kentucky, offer the designs, which are drawn on in […]

Coronavirus concerns spur odd market moves

Some asset prices are moving together in unusual ways, an indication that investors may be preparing their portfolios for a coronavirus-led global slowdown. U.S. stocks, gold, Treasuries and the dollar have all risen in 2020 alongside persistent concerns over the outbreak’s economic fallout. Such synchronous moves are not typical, as investors usually have different reasons […]