Sensible Gareth Southgate goes early with his England World Cup picks

Sensible Gareth Southgate goes early with his England World Cup picks

Gareth Southgate has made the sensible decision to name his World Cup squad early, this coming week in fact, perhaps because of his close proximity to the furniture rearranging that took place when Glenn Hoddle trimmed Paul Gascoigne from his list at the last moment in 1998. As Southgate has explained, injuries permitting there is […]

Plastics mines? Europe struggles as pollution piles up

Plastics mines? Europe struggles as pollution piles up

OSLO (Reuters) – Europe has sent just over half the plastic waste it used to ship to China to other parts of Asia since Beijing’s environmental crackdown closed the world’s biggest recycling market in January. The knotty problem is what to do with the rest. Some of the surplus is piled up in places from […]

The Best Tattoo Ideas for Men, According to a Celebrity Tattoo Artist

The Best Tattoo Ideas for Men, According to a Celebrity Tattoo Artist

Steven Pan Short on inspiration? Here’s what you should get. And what you should skip. If you’re harboring any fear of commitment, it’s going to come to surface when the time comes to decide on a tattoo. This goes without saying but when you’re going to ink yourself permanently—whether it’s a micro tat or a […]

Ethnic Chinese named Malaysia's new finance minister

Ethnic Chinese named Malaysia's new finance minister

Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, center, waves next to newly appointed Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng, left, after a press conference to announce his cabinet members in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, Saturday, May 12, 2018. Mahathir has appointed the ethnic Chinese as finance minister, the first ethnic minority to hold the powerful post in 44 years. […]

NJ Night Sky: The king of planets

NJ Night Sky: The king of planets

Jupiter reached its opposition on Tuesday and is now in the sky all night. Although the planet is rising in the early evening, its southerly position in the constellation Libra means that it takes a couple of hours for it to get high enough in the sky for good viewing. After 9:30 p.m. it should be visible above the treetops and […]

Why Yankees have to pray Sonny Gray figures it out

Why Yankees have to pray Sonny Gray figures it out

NEW YORK — It seems like after time he’s stunk, Sonny Gray has said he’s felt good. Gray, and manager Aaron Boone, continue to say how Gray’s stuff is just fine, though the results are often putrid. Yet Gray doesn’t know what’s causing himself to be the weakest link in the Yankees’ rotation. After another terrible […]

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Flickering Screen Issue Solved: Free Replacements Will End 'Flickergate'

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Flickering Screen Issue Solved: Free Replacements Will End 'Flickergate'

The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 flickering screen problem, dubbed “flickergate,” has been around since the launch of the 2-in-1 tablet in 2015. Microsoft has finally decided to issue free replacements for the affected devices.  ( Microsoft Store ) Microsoft will issue free replacements for Surface Pro 4 units with flickering screen issues, after previous software […]

How Much Could Google's YouTube Be Worth? Try More Than $100 Billion

How Much Could Google's YouTube Be Worth? Try More Than $100 Billion

So Alphabet is sitting on a gem. It goes without saying that Alphabet/Google’s (GOOGL) $1.65 billion purchase of YouTube in 2006 was one of the smartest big tech acquisitions in history, and that the online video giant would be worth dozens of times as much if taken public today. But exactly how much more would […]