Trump supporter interrupts controversial Julius Caesar play in New York

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Protester trespassed onto stage in Central Park and shouted: This is violence against Donald Trump A right-wing protester has been charged with trespassing after interrupting a New York production of Julius Caesar during the assassination scene and shouting: This is violence against Donald Trump. The protester, who later identified herself as Laura Loomer, interrupted the […]

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A Crack in Creation review Jennifer Doudna, Crispr and a great scientific breakthrough

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This is an invaluable account, by Doudna and Samuel Sternberg, of their role in the revolution that is genome editing It began with the kind of research the Sarah Palin objected to federal funding of fruit fly research (Fruit flies I kid you not, she said). The fruit fly has been a vital workhorse of […]

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Katy v Taylor, Nicki v Remy: why pop star bust-ups diminish all women

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Recent battles between female pop and rap stars have been ruthlessly stoked by the media and characterised as catfights, but they are built on levels of complicity As the promo cycle began for Katy Perrys fifth album, anyone listen about her fallout with Taylor Swift. It started in 2013, when Perry reportedly stole Swifts tour […]

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Arms review: Nintendo’s springy limbed fighting game is ridiculous fun

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Lack of story and some dodgy characters dont spoil this physical Switch games immensely playable core The premise of Arms requires a substantial suspension of disbelief. The characters in Nintendos new fighting game mostly seem to have ended up immersing themselves in this sport because their arms (or, in one case, hair), instead of regular […]

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