Art

EXO’s Suho Receives Best New Actor Award From 2018 Asia Culture Awards

EXO’s Suho Receives Best New Actor Award From 2018 Asia Culture Awards

EXO’s Suho has been recognized with an award for his recent work as a musical actor! The winners of the 2018 Asia Culture Awards were announced on January 17. Suho took the Best New Actor Award among male performers for his performance as Gwynplaine in “The Man Who Laughs.” He previously also acted as Crown Prince Rudolf in “The Last Kiss.”. Suho shared his gratitude for the award in a video. He said, “I’ve received the Best New Actor award ... Full story

Education

Octopus 'off menu' at Oxford University's Somerville College

Octopus 'off menu' at Oxford University's Somerville College

Image caption The principal of Somerville College said octopus terrine was no longer on the menu after it was served at a freshers' dinner. An Oxford college has said octopus is "no longer on the menu" after an undergraduate was surprised it was served at a freshers' dinner. Somerville College head Janet Royall made the announcement in a blog about widening access to Oxford University. Ms Royall, Labour peer Baroness Royall of Blaisdon, said ... Full story

Economics

The government shutdown’s effects on the economy, explained

The government shutdown’s effects on the economy, explained

The government shutdown isn’t catastrophic for the US economy on a broad level — at least not yet. But real risk lies in letting it go on longer. The partial government shutdown initiated over an impasse between President Donald Trump and Congress amid his insistence that a funding bill include $5 billion for his border wall will reach its 28th day at midnight on Friday. As a result of the shutdown, some 800,000 federal government workers have ... Full story

Entertainment

Samuel L. Jackson Spent His 70th Birthday Dancing with Judge Judy

Samuel L. Jackson Spent His 70th Birthday Dancing with Judge Judy

Samuel L. Jackson told Ellen details of his star-studded 70th birthday party, including how his good friend Judge Judy pulled him onto the dance floor. Plus, the actor talked about vacationing on a yacht alongside Steve Harvey and Magic Johnson, and the unique way he keeps track of all his movie credits. Full story

Health

Patients And Scientist Battle To Liberate Genetic Testing Results

Patients And Scientist Battle To Liberate Genetic Testing Results

Brooke Maile was shocked to find out how hard it was to get genetic data on her own tumor from a testing lab to give to scientists for research. Ciena Lennon. When Brooke Maile first went to her doctor with a painful mass in her breast, the physician said don’t worry, it’s not breast cancer. A year and a half later, she found out the diagnosis was only half right. The tumor in her breast was an angiosarcoma, a rare cancer that forms from the ... Full story

Law

Article 13 and 11 Update: Even The Compromises are Compromised In This Copyright Trainwreck

Article 13 and 11 Update: Even The Compromises are Compromised In This Copyright Trainwreck

If you’re in the Czech Republic, Luxembourg, Germany, Poland, Sweden, or Belgium — tell your government to oppose Article 13 and 11 today . Politicians are meant to broker compromises in the pursuit of the public good – though in a year that is already overloaded with government shutdowns and Brexit logjams , that skill seems in short supply. But sometimes there are no compromises to be found. Sometimes, even the most talented diplomats are ... Full story

Living

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Politics

Nastya Rybka: Russia seizes model who made Trump collusion claim

Nastya Rybka: Russia seizes model who made Trump collusion claim

Image caption Rybka pleaded guilty to soliciting in Thailand. A Belarusian model who said she had evidence of Russian collusion with Donald Trump's election campaign is now in Russian police custody. Nastya Rybka (real name Anastasia Vashukevich) was detained at Moscow's main airport after being deported from Thailand for soliciting. Her lawyer posted a video on Instagram which, he says, shows her arrest. A woman resembling her and looking ... Full story

Sport

Canada and Norway lock horns over who's got the world's biggest moose

Canada and Norway lock horns over who's got the world's biggest moose

(CNN) — A Canadian mayor says he is considering putting a hat on his town's statue of a moose, after affronted residents discovered that it is no longer the world's tallest. The unofficial title of "world's tallest moose statue" was snatched from Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, in 2015, when a sculpture 30 centimeters (12 inches) taller was erected in Norway. But locals only realized their town's inadequacy this week, when resident Justin Reves set up ... Full story

Technology

Sony venture arm invests in geocoding startup what3words

Sony venture arm invests in geocoding startup what3words

Sony’s venture capital arm has invested in what3words, the startup that has divided the entire world into 57 trillion 3-by-3 meter squares and assigned a three-word address to each one. Financial details were not disclosed. The startup’s novel addressing system isn’t the whole story. The ability to integrate what3words into voice assistants is what has piqued the interest and investment from Sony and others. “what3words have solved the ... Full story