Elon Musk and the hyperbolic hyperloop ‘announcement’


Elon Musk said he had been given "verbal government approval" for his plan

A vacuum-sealed tunnel that can whizz passengers from New York to Philadelphia to Baltimore to Washington DC has been given “verbal" approval by the US government, says …

Barrie Rutter resigns from Northern Broadsides due to stagnant funding


Barrie Rutter is to step down as artistic director of Northern Broadsides, the company he founded 25 years ago. In a statement, Rutter said he had made the decision “having failed to lead the team in securing a long overdue …

For the Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott, Jerry Jones says, it’s not easy being ‘a rock star’


The Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott walks off the field after a 34-31 playoff loss to the Packers on Jan. 16, 2017. (Michael Ainsworth / AP)

There is a downside to playing for the Dallas Cowboys, one that owner Jerry Jones cites …

Gary Lineker’s Agent Jon Holmes Responds To ‘Sexism’ Claims


Gary Lineker’s agent Jon Holmes has said criticism of his comments on BBC pay is ‘bollocks’

Gary Lineker’s agent has hit back at claims he was “sexist” for appearing to suggest female BBC stars weren’t paid as much as men …

This is the worst “Kid Rock for Senate!” argument ever


(Credit: Getty/Frazer Harrison/powerofforever)

If the 2016 presidential election has taught us anything, it’s that we probably shouldn’t elect someone to national office just to anger liberals. It doesn’t end well, as Trump voters, tired of seeing their president spend his …

FBI turns over 7,000 documents from Weiner laptop in Clinton-tied case


The FBI has turned over 7,000 new documents from Anthony Weiner’s private laptop to the State Department as part of a watchdog group’s lawsuit related to last year’s Hillary Clinton email case.

Judicial Watch and State Department representatives appeared in …

Is austerity really to blame for stalling life expectancy in England?


Keeping the elderly healthy may be the key to reversing the trend.

Over the 20th century, life expectancy in the UK increased from 46 to 76 years. But since 2010, that rate of increase is close to having ground to …

WATCH: Joe Lieberman on the virtues of centrism — and why he blocked a public option in Obamacare


Joe Lieberman is chiefly remembered as Al Gore’s vice presidential running mate in the 2000 presidential election, and for good reason: He not only was a trailblazer as the first Jew to appear on the national ticket of a major …

Duped by Photoshop: People are Bad at spotting fake photos


File photo – A customer views the new iPhone 7 smartphone inside an Apple Inc. store in Los Angeles, California, U.S., September 16, 2016. (REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson)

Recently, a fake photo of a baby girl with a sparkly piercing in a …

Thursday’s TV highlights: ‘Syfy Live From Comic-Con’ and more


"Chuck’s" Zachary Levi hosts the three-night special “Syfy Live From Comic-Con.” (Peter Kramer / NBCUniversal)


Hollywood Game Night Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas and “Orange Is the New Black” costars Natasha Lyonne and Dascha Polanco are among the celebrity players …