Cyborgs, ecosexuals and a bed made of bees: inside Perth’s strangest art show

Its not for the faint-hearted, but the new group show examines our relationship with nature and science with a tendency towards the erotic I would sneak inside the tree and jerk off, surrounded by bark; roots beneath my toes. Its not a confession I expected to have whispered into my ear at an art opening, […]

Continue Reading

UT Tower shooting survivor speaks out against new campus carry law in Texas

As a campus carry law comes into effect on the 50th anniversary of the college mass shooting in Austin, a student, a teacher, and a survivor express concern The University of Texas marked the 50th anniversary of a slaughter that thrust mass shootings into the national consciousness on Monday as a new law allowing students […]

Continue Reading

Anthrax outbreak triggered by climate change sickens dozens in Arctic Circle

Seventy-two nomadic herders, including 41 children, were hospitalised in far north Russia after the region began experiencing abnormally high temperatures A 12-year-old boy in the far north of Russia has died in an outbreak of anthrax that experts believe was triggered when unusually warm weather caused the release of the bacteria. The boy was one […]

Continue Reading

Gawker Media founder Nick Denton files for personal bankruptcy

Dentons filing follows the news organization filing for bankruptcy in June, after Hulk Hogan was awarded $140m in damages and costs in a lawsuit Gawker Media founder Nick Denton has filed for personal bankruptcy in the wake of Paypal billionaire Peter Thiels proxy war against the news organization and its individual journalists. Gawker itself filed […]

Continue Reading

Washington party shooting suspect read AR-15 gun manual right before attack

Police say Allen C Ivanov killed three people, including ex-girlfriend, and he bought the semiautomatic rifle about a week before shooting A 19-year-old man who

Continue Reading

Frank Ocean’s Boys Don’t Cry album to be released on Friday, reports say

The singer whose last album, Channel Orange, was nominated for six Grammy Awards is expected to release his follow-up on Apple Music For Frank Ocean fans, the long wait looks as though it is finally over. The R&B singer, who hasnt released an album since 2012s Channel Orange, is said to be debuting his next […]

Continue Reading

MLB trade deadline: Mets get RBI leader Bruce as Lucroy heads to Rangers

The New York Mets have acquired All-Star outfielder Jay Bruce from the Cincinnati Reds for infielder Dilson Herrera and minor league left-hander Max Wotell The New York Mets have acquired All-Star outfielder Jay Bruce from the Cincinnati Reds for infielder Dilson Herrera and minor league left-hander Max Wotell. The 29-year-old Bruce is hitting .265 with […]

Continue Reading

Comcast sued for $3.7bn by Washington state over consumer rights violations

Lawsuit filed on Monday alleges that Comcast grossly misrepresented its consumer protection plan and charged for repairs that should have been free Washington state has filed a $3.7bn lawsuit against the telecommunications firm Comcast alleging that the company violated the states complaint is the allegation that Comcast grossly misrepresented its consumer protection plan to its […]

Continue Reading

New York City protesters demand police commissioner Bill Bratton be fired

The #ShutDownCityHallNYC protest was organized by a group affiliated with the Black Lives Matter movement and is demanding Brattons termination Protesters in New York City began occupying the park next to city hall in Manhattan on Monday, declaring they would not leave until police commissioner Bill Bratton was fired. Organized by Millions March NYC, a […]

Continue Reading

Former Los Angeles sheriff Lee Baca will go to trial in corruption case

Baca withdrew a guilty plea Monday on charges of lying to federal authorities in an effort to thwart an FBI investigation into abuses at jails he ran The former Los Angeles County sheriff

Continue Reading