Avoiding World War III in Asia

Avoiding World War III in Asia

World War II still hasn’t ended, yet World War III already looms. When China and Japan agreed to normalize relations in 1945, it was stipulated that the disputed Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands (a string of uninhabited rocks equidistant from Japan, China and Taiwan) would not be militarized and the dispute would be put off for future generations. […]

3D world-building tool SculptVR makes its way to PSVR

3D world-building tool SculptVR makes its way to PSVR

See, when you draw in 2D, you need to have an understanding of perspective, light and shadows. But when you draw in 3D using the application, you can simply recreate what you see in real life: SculptVR can take care of the perspective and shading for you. And if you want to create big detailed […]

Fintech entrepreneurs show why finance masters are not just for bankers

Fintech entrepreneurs show why finance masters are not just for bankers

Experimental feature Listen to this article Play audio for this article Pause Some of the world’s most successful companies have been formed by founders quitting university to nurture their start-ups, not least the Harvard dropouts Bill Gates, of Microsoft, and Mark Zuckerberg, of Facebook. But a small yet significant number of students on masters in […]

Insights to complex lives in Middle East

Insights to complex lives in Middle East

Peter Stupples reviews Negar Djavadi’s Disoriental, published by New South Books.  This powerful novel reads like an autobiography and the events of the narrator’s life are not dissimilar to those of Djavadi herself. Its structure, however, the narrator, Kimia Sadr, tells us, is not unlike an old 45rpm record, with an A and B side. […]

The Force Behind Europe's Populist Tide: Frustrated Young Adults

The Force Behind Europe's Populist Tide: Frustrated Young Adults

A youth revolt is upending Italian politics, and it could be a harbinger of things to come. Western Europe’s largest antiestablishment government came to power earlier this month, driven largely by young Italian voters. Struggling with a persistent lack of job prospects over the past decade, they voted in droves for two parties in the […]

For Father's Day, this dad just wants a cure for his daughter

For Father's Day, this dad just wants a cure for his daughter

Virgil Harris and his 23-year-old daughter Jazmyne Harris pose for a portrait in Indianapolis, Sunday, June 10, 2018. Jazmyne was diagnosed with Friedreich’s ataxia (FA) at age 14. Ever since, Virgil has fought to raise funds for all people living with FA, raising money for research and helping patients with accessibility accommodations like ramps and […]

UK police say almost all banned fans surrendered passports

UK police say almost all banned fans surrendered passports

VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP) — British police says 98 percent of the fans banned from traveling to the World Cup because of hooliganism fears have surrendered their passports. Football banning orders are in place on 1,312 fans in Britain, preventing them from traveling abroad for matches over fears they will cause trouble. Mark Roberts, head of […]

Suspect killed, 22 injured in shooting at New Jersey arts festival, authorities say

Suspect killed, 22 injured in shooting at New Jersey arts festival, authorities say

At least two gunmen opened fire at an arts and music festival in Trenton, N.J., early Sunday, injuring at least 22 people, authorities said. Shortly before 3 a.m., police received a call about multiple shots being fired during Art All Night, a 24-hour event that draws thousands. Investigators believe that one of the suspects, a 33-year-old […]

MTV Movie And TV Awards 2018 Red Carpet: Hottest Celebrity Fashion Looks

MTV Movie And TV Awards 2018 Red Carpet: Hottest Celebrity Fashion Looks

Stars brought their fashion A-game to the MTV Movie and TV Awards on Saturday night. Models, musicians and actors gathered at the Santa Monica ceremony, and the below celebrities’ red carpet looks were just a little better than the rest. Mandy Moore strutted the red carpet in what she called on Instagram “a full [Jennifer Lopez] […]

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