Europe's Rising Car Emissions Box BMW, Daimler Into Tight Corner

Europe's Rising Car Emissions Box BMW, Daimler Into Tight Corner

European plans to tackle vehicle emissions that cause climate change are at risk of coming undone, sending manufacturers like Daimler AG back to the drawing board to avoid potential fines. A series of events over the past weeks have highlighted the region’s struggle to contain greenhouse gases and air pollution, wrong-footing carmakers including BMW AG […]

Celebrities Can't Seem to Agree on the Samantha Bee Controversy

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Thailand to send durian space

Thailand to send durian space

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The thorny durian has been commonly dubbed the world’s smelliest fruit Imagine being trapped in a spaceship with the world’s smelliest fruit. Thailand’s space research agency has just announced plans to send durian to space by July, as part of a project to produce Thai food suitable for future […]

Ship Finance: Q1 2018 Earnings Analysis

Ship Finance: Q1 2018 Earnings Analysis

On Thursday, May 31, 2018, ship owner and leasing company Ship Finance Ltd. (SFL) announced its first quarter 2018 earnings results. The headline numbers here were quite good, with the company beating the analyst consensus estimates. As is often the case, these results were far from perfect but overall this high-yielding company continues to look […]

New model explains how we see a massive black hole devours a star

New model explains how we see a massive black hole devours a star

An artist’s drawing a black hole named Cygnus X-1. It formed when a large star caved in. This black hole pulls matter from blue star beside it. Image credits: NASA/CXC/M.Weiss What can happen to a star that wanders too close to the supermassive black hole in the centre of its galaxy. Astrophysicists have been struggling to […]

Study; High testosterone levels in men can influence religiosity

Study; High testosterone levels in men can influence religiosity

The level of sex hormones such as testosterone in a man’s body could influence his religiosity, says researchers including one of Indian-origin. The findings showed that men with higher levels of the sex hormones testosterone and dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) in their bodies had weaker religious ties. “Religion influences a range of cultural and political patterns at […]

Samantha Bee avoids press to accept a social change award

Samantha Bee avoids press to accept a social change award  EW.com Samantha Bee Addresses Controversy: ‘We Spent the Day Wrestling With the Repercussions of One Bad Word’  IndieWire Roseanne claims she doesn’t want Samantha Bee comparisons  Los Angeles Times White House Condemns ‘Vile and Vicious’ Samantha Bee, Calls on Time Warner, TBS to Act  TheWrap Let Samantha Bee! Ivanka […]

Fair Work Commission announces rise of $24.30 a week to minimum wage

Fair Work Commission announces rise of $24.30 a week to minimum wage

UNION members have slammed the Fair Work Commission’s decision to raise the minimum wage by just 60 cents per hour. Members gathered outside the commission’s Melbourne office in protest of the announcement of a rise to the national minimum wage of $24.30 a week. Factory worker Jafet Montero, a low paid worker who is currently […]