‘I Was Lucky I Didn’t Give It All Up’: K-Pop Band BTS Addresses the United Nations

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Korean musical sensation BTS became the first K-pop group to deliver a speech at the United Nations General Assembly this week. Leader of the seven-member boy band Kim Nam Joon spoke Monday on the importance of believing in yourself and not yielding to social Läs mer…

The Mid-Autumn Festival Starts Today. Here’s What to Know About the Harvest Holiday

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; An age-old harvest tradition begins today with East Asian communities around the world celebrating the first full moon of fall. Based on the lunar calendar, the Mid-Autumn Festival corresponds with the bright orange glow of the Harvest Moon. Many people take off work to Läs mer…

Machines Will Handle More Than Half of Workplace Tasks by 2025, a Report Says

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (GENEVA) — Organizers of the Davos forum say in a new report that machines are increasingly moving in on jobs done by people, projecting that more than half of all workplace tasks will be carried out by machines by 2025. The World Economic Forum Läs mer…

The Only Loser at Apple’s Latest Event Is Your Wallet

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; On Wednesday, Apple announced its latest updates to the iPhone and Apple Watch, adding three new iPhones and a new Apple Watch to its catalog of devices. The iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR all share the iPhone X’s all-screen design and FaceID security Läs mer…

10-Year-Old Boy Survives After Falling Face-First onto a Meat Skewer

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (HARRISONVILLE, Mo.) — A 10-year-old Missouri boy is recovering after he was attacked by insects and tumbled from a tree, landing on a meat skewer that penetrated his skull from his face to the back of his head. But miraculously, that’s where Xavier Cunningham’s Läs mer…

Teens Say Social Media Makes Them Less Lonely and More Confident, Poll Finds

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (NEW YORK) — Today’s teens are always on their smartphones, many check social media “constantly” and prefer texting over face-to-face communication. But a new poll finds that these same teens also say that social media has a positive effect on their lives, helping them Läs mer…

Elon Musk Renews Baseless Attacks on Thailand Cave Expert, Calling Him a ‘Child Rapist’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Tesla CEO Elon Musk renewed his baseless attacks on a British spelunker who helped rescue a youth soccer team trapped in a cave in northern Thailand, this time calling him a “child rapist.” Buzzfeed News reports that Musk, who had previously called Vernon Unsworth Läs mer…

What to Know About Thai Folk Musician Prayoon Yomyiam

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Beneath a row of palm trees, Prayoon Yomyiam and her singing partner take turns belting out the playful lyrics of a classic Thai tune in a new Google Doodle honoring the icon of central Thailand’s traditional Lam Tad folk music genre. Also known in Läs mer…

Meghan Markle’s Wedding Gown and Tiara Will Go on Public Display

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Meghan Markle’s stunning wedding dress and her tiara are going on display, palace heritage bosses confirmed. Meghan’s Givenchy gown will be shown to visitors at Windsor Castle, where she tied the knot, and Holyroodhouse, in Edinburgh, Scotland. And, as a bonus, royal fans will Läs mer…

Leading Rights Groups Call on Google Not to Censor Its Search Engine in China

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (BEIJING) — More than a dozen human rights groups have sent a letter to Google urging the company not to offer censored internet search in China, amid reports it is planning to again begin offering the service in the giant Asian market. The joint Läs mer…

Toyota Is Investing $500 Million in Uber to Get Self-Driving Cars on the Road

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Toyota Motor Corp. is expanding an alliance with Uber Technologies Inc. through a new investment and a plan to get self-driving cars on the road. The Japanese automaker is investing $500 million in Uber, the companies said on Monday. The deal values the ride-hailing Läs mer…

The Zugspitze Was First Summited 197 Years Ago Today. Here’s What to Know About Germany’s Highest Mountain

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Soaring 2,962 meters over the Wetterstein range stands the Zugspitze, the tallest mountain in Germany. Google is celebrating the 197-year-anniversary of the mountain’s first ascent with a new Doodle. Here’s what you need to know about the peak. Where is Zugspitze? Located along the Läs mer…