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Yup, bartenders are putting ants in your cocktails

Just when you thought cocktails couldn’t get more offbeat, now they’re putting ants in your drink. One new bar in Singapore is taking the edible insect trend to gourmet proportions. At Native, the S$23 ($16) “Antz” cocktail comes with local ants blended into the yoghurt-based drink. SEE ALSO: Would you wash your hands with leftovers […]

India’s richest man is looking at loopholes to keep giving everyone 4G data for free

The free data charm of India’s Reliance Jio, which helped the new telecom operator win over 72 million subscribers in four months, will end in little over two months. But the company may have plans to keep its data tariffs as good as free to retain users. SEE ALSO: Inside Reliance Jio’s audacious plan to […]

Britain has a courgette shortage and people are losing their damn minds

LONDON — Just as Britain recovers from its national biscuit crisis, the nation has been hit with yet another cruel blow.  SEE ALSO: Biscuit-filled planes land in England to ease national biscuit crisis Britain is currently in the throes of a courgette crisis and it’s all down to cold weather in Italy and Spain and […]

One of Japan’s biggest hotel chains is denying that the Nanjing Massacre took place

Chinese tourists are boycotting APA hotels in droves, one of Japan’s largest hotel chains, after people discovered it had placed books denying the Nanjing massacre throughout its rooms. The book, titled “Theoretical Modern History II — The Real History of Japan,” was written by the CEO of the APA Group, Toshio Motoya, who wrote under […]

In her head, Deepika Padukone is having ‘amazing babies’ with Vin Diesel

Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone made an appearance on the haloed Ellen DeGeneres Show and didn’t disappoint.  Padukone, who starred with Vin Diesel in her debut Hollywood flick, xXx: Return of Xander Cage, on being quizzed by Ellen about rumored link-ups with the actor, said, “Well, there’s no smoke without fire.” SEE ALSO: Vin Diesel does […]

Regulator lawsuit accuses Oracle of favoring white male workers

The U.S. Department of Labor filed a suit against Oracle on Wednesday, claiming the company systematically pays white male workers more than their counterparts in comparable positions. The suit also alleges that the software giant unfairly favors Asian applicants when hiring for certain technical roles. SEE ALSO: Federal regulators sue Palantir over alleged hiring discrimination […]

World’s fastest growing smartphone market can’t make up its mind about Apple’s demands

The world’s fastest growing smartphone market wants Apple to manufacture locally, but some in the ruling government are hesitant to agree to the company’s “unprecedented” requests before commencing manufacturing in the country. SEE ALSO: Apple to meet Indian officials to discuss iPhone manufacturing plans Apple has shown interest in assembling its products in India, but […]

Yes, this detailed 3D-printed model was sculpted in VR, and it’s just the start

Getting people to believe that high-end virtual reality is truly immersive can be difficult if they haven’t tried devices like the Oculus Rift or HTC Vive first-hand.  That gap of disbelief gets even wider when you try to convince the uninitiated that incredibly detailed, near retail-ready 3D-printed models are being born in VR, but this […]

Nearly 70% of Americans would like @realDonaldTrump to please stop tweeting

Two-thirds of America agrees: President-elect Donald Trump should cut down on his Twitter habit.  This is the result of a new NBC/WSJ poll, in which 69 percent of Americans said that Trump on Twitter is a bad idea while 26 percent had no qualms with Trump’s 140-character rants announcements. The full results of the poll […]

‘Unstoppable’ Priyanka Chopra bags second successive People’s Choice Award for ‘Quantico’

Bollywood actress and Quantico lead Priyanka Chopra has done it again! She’s bagged her second consecutive People’s Choice Award winning ‘Favorite Dramatic TV Actress’ over Grey’s Anatomy star Ellen Pompeo and popular Hollywood face Viola Davis.  SEE ALSO: People can’t believe Priyanka Chopra looked like this in 1999 Last year, PC, as she’s popularly known, […]

Why a former employee thinks Apple is ‘boring’ under Tim Cook

Being number one isn’t a lot of fun. Just ask Apple, which was just called “boring” by a prominent former employee.  With a market cap of over $639 billion, Apple is the biggest company in the world. It has enviable profits and unit sales (every quarter it manages to sell tens of millions of iPhones, […]

PETA boycotts ‘A Dog’s Purpose’ over video of German Shepherd forced into rushing water

A video that shows a dog being forced into raging waters on a movie set has PETA pretty upset.  TMZ posted the footage just days before the release of the supposedly dog-loving flick A Dog’s Purpose.  SEE ALSO: Doggy tour bus shows adventurous pups the sights of London Filmed in Winnipeg, Canada, the scene of […]

Forget Facebook, forget Snapchat: Teens are doing it themselves

Poor Facebook: The teens, they’re not so into it. The world’s largest social network was “big” and “made sense” circa 2004 or 2005, according to Monkey cofounder Isaiah Turner, but no longer. He and Ben Pasternak, 18 and 17 respectively, have launched a new social network — one they believe the teens will actually want. […]