Walt Disney World, Prize Asset, Juggles Highly Anticipated Opening With Capacity Constraints, Caution

Related Story Hollywood Reeling Over Chadwick Boseman; Spike Lee, Barack Obama, Issa Rae, Denzel Washington, Ava DuVernay, Ted Sarandos, Kamala Harris & Others Mourn Star’s Death – Update CNN and other national and local media are monitoring the open closely, showing a barren parking lot just before 9 am — people needed advance reservations to […]

‘Kingdom Hearts 3’ Director Refused to Make a Game Without ‘Toy Story’ World

While Kingdom Hearts 3 has been the focus of several great reveals over the years, the biggest of those was the debut of a Toy Story world during D23 2017. Nearly two years removed from that announcement, Nomura admits that world in particular was essential to the project existing at all. “I remember saying, ‘If […]

Dictionary.com’s new definitions help create a better world

Language doesn’t just help us communicate, it is an important part of how we understand the world. The definitions that are given to words affect how we perceive them and popular phases show social attitudes and shape our understanding of the world. As social norms change, language needs to as well and the lexicographers at […]

The NFL Is Returning To a Different World. Can It Adapt?

Right now, the NFL’s COVID-19 protocols are incredibly strict and, on the whole, working. Of the thousands of players in the NFL, there are only six of them on the COVID-19 list. The primary reason has been the testing: Players have been tested every single day since training camp began, a practice that will continue […]

From stand-up comedy to challenging the system: the ambitious Chlöe Swarbrick

Everything below her eyes is covered with a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles face mask, but the few passers-by on the near-empty streets of Auckland still recognise Chlöe Swarbrick. New Zealand’s largest city is under a second lockdown to quell a resurgence of Covid-19 and Swarbrick, who became New Zealand’s youngest lawmaker since 1975 when she […]

Investors in Greece’s future spooked by political uncertainty

Yields on Athens’ 10-year bonds rose to nearly 9% – two percentage points above the level that is considered sustainable – reviving memories of the euro crisis in the country where it began. Mounting concerns over Greece’s ability to weather a presidential election, brought forward in a surprise move by the prime minister, Antonis Samaras, […]

Face to face with Radovan Karadzic

We were then passed seamlessly down the chain of command: delivered first into the hands of Karadzic’s deputy president, Nikola Koljevic, an Anglophile professor who kept quoting Shakespeare. Koljevic escorted us as far as the largest Bosnian Serb city of Banja Luka, where we were passed on to a Major Milutinovic, who drove us past […]

It’s the biggest job in tech. So why can’t they find anyone to do it?

Appointing a CDO to lead the government’s use of data before 2020 was a promise laid out in the government’s digital transformation strategy published three years ago. The case for a CDO is easily made: getting the right data in the right place at the right time is fundamental if the government is to make […]

Friday briefing: Rio Tinto CEO quits after cave furore

Row rages over internal markets – A rift has emerged between the government’s top legal advisers over the legislation to override the EU withdrawal agreement. Their advice, seen by the Guardian, appears to show that Richard Keen, the advocate general for Scotland, advised ministers would be breaching the ministerial code if they defied international law. […]

TikTok star arrested for disparaging Cambodia’s biggest tourist attraction

It was not clear why he made such assertions, which are historically inaccurate. The temples at Angkor, built between the 9th and 15th centuries, are Cambodia’s biggest tourist attraction, as well as a Unesco World Heritage site and a symbol of national pride that is emblazoned on the Cambodian flag.