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No doctor needed: NYC adds non-binary category to birth certificates

No doctor needed: NYC adds non-binary category to birth certificates

No doctor needed: NYC adds non-binary category to birth certificates New York City has made it easier than ever to change gender legally, removing restrictions that required a doctor‘s note and adding a third “X” category to birth certificates to accommodate intersex and non-binary people. New Yorkers can change their […]

by January 21, 2019
Like a can: Burglars use 2 excavators to rip open van with $2.3mn

Like a can: Burglars use 2 excavators to rip open van with $2.3mn

Like a can: Burglars use 2 excavators to rip open van with $2.3mn In what apparently was a thoroughly planned and meticulously executed robbery plot, a group of masked criminals in Italy used two diggers to pry open a van full of cash and escape, blocking the road with burning […]

by January 21, 2019
‘Don’t try this at home!’ Netflix warns viewers about imitating blindfolded Bird Box stunts

‘Don’t try this at home!’ Netflix warns viewers about imitating blindfolded Bird Box stunts

‘Don’t try this at home!’ Netflix warns viewers about imitating blindfolded Bird Box stunts Netflix warned fans of the new thriller Bird Box not to injure themselves trying to imitate the characters in the film by performing everyday acts while blindfolded. But did they invent the ‘Bird Box challenge’ to […]

by January 21, 2019
Apple iPhone sales look $9bn worse than expected, CEO blames China & cheap batteries

Apple iPhone sales look $9bn worse than expected, CEO blames China & cheap batteries

Apple iPhone sales look $9bn worse than expected, CEO blames China & cheap batteries Apple shares plummeted after CEO Tim Cook revealed that the iPhone maker expects a drop of up to $9bn in revenue compared to its November report. More affordable battery replacements are to blame, among other things. […]

by January 21, 2019
Air fatalities surge in 2018 after 6 big passenger plane crashes

Air fatalities surge in 2018 after 6 big passenger plane crashes

Air fatalities surge in 2018 after 6 big passenger plane crashes While total flights increased by about 1 million, last year saw 556 aviation related deaths compared to only 44 the year before. Airline safety took a plunge last year, particularly compared to 2017’s numbers, according to statistics published by […]

by January 21, 2019
Former NYT editor calls out paper of record for ‘anti-Trump’ bias in new book

Former NYT editor calls out paper of record for ‘anti-Trump’ bias in new book

Former NYT editor calls out paper of record for ‘anti-Trump’ bias in new book Former New York Times editor Jill Abramson has reportedly slammed the newspaper’s biased coverage of US President Donald Trump in an upcoming book, saying that it is “unmistakably anti-Trump.” Abramson, who edited the Times from 2011 […]

by January 21, 2019
‘I never said fast or slow’: Trump has vague timeline for ‘sand and death’ Syria withdrawal

‘I never said fast or slow’: Trump has vague timeline for ‘sand and death’ Syria withdrawal

‘I never said fast or slow’: Trump has vague timeline for ‘sand and death’ Syria withdrawal President Donald Trump told reporters that his planned withdrawal of US troops from Syria would take place over an unspecified “period of time,” adding that previous reports of a withdrawal within four months were […]

by January 21, 2019
Did Trump endorse Soviet intervention in Afghanistan… or disavow US backing of jihad there?

Did Trump endorse Soviet intervention in Afghanistan… or disavow US backing of jihad there?

Did Trump endorse Soviet intervention in Afghanistan… or disavow US backing of jihad there? Offering an explanation of why US should withdraw from Afghanistan, President Donald Trump appeared to endorse the Soviet intervention there in the 1980s and by extension, disavow US support for jihadist insurgents. “Russia used to be […]

by January 21, 2019
Trump wants ‘insane‘ public releases of Pentagon watchdog reports to end

Trump wants ‘insane‘ public releases of Pentagon watchdog reports to end

Trump wants ‘insane‘ public releases of Pentagon watchdog reports to end US President Donald Trump has slammed the Pentagon‘s inspector-general for releasing reports about Iraq and Afghanistan to the public, demanding even less transparency from one of the country‘s least transparent agencies. Trump told acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan he […]

by January 21, 2019
Happy New Ear: Man does a Mike Tyson during  conspiracy theories argument in a hot tub

Happy New Ear: Man does a Mike Tyson during conspiracy theories argument in a hot tub

Happy New Ear: Man does a Mike Tyson during conspiracy theories argument in a hot tub A debate about conspiracy theories is bound to get heated, but when one such discussion took place inside a hot tub, it escalated to the point of one participant biting a chunk out of […]

by January 21, 2019