Flash mobs a way to avoid death in Myanmar

Bangkok: Young protesters against military rule in Myanmar have come up with new ways to reduce the chances of a deadly response by the authorities. About 70 marchers, mostly young people, staged a five-minute flash mob in the biggest city, Yangon, on Thursday, chanting in support of the civil disobedience movement, then scattered into the […]

England's penalty woes could be a thing of the past with help from scientists

ENGLAND’S penalty shootout heartbreak could be a thing of the past — after scientists discovered how to stop players crumbling under pressure. Researchers monitored footballers’ brains during stressful spot-kicks. They found players nearly always miss when they allow themselves to think about the consequences of failing. Recommended: At least 25 dead during Brazilian police raid […]

Opera premiere descends into Marx Brothers farce

Opera Australia’s first Melbourne performance in 16 months descended into a Marx Brothers farce on Thursday night thanks to an almighty technical snafu that sure put the Aiii into the company’s hi-tech production of Aida. As the lights dimmed in the State Theatre in the Arts Centre Melbourne, audiences eagerly awaited the start of the […]

Lost black-and-white Doctor Who episodes to be regenerated as cartoons

Doctor Who’s lost 1960s episodes starring William Hartnell’s first incarnation of the titular Time Lord ‘set to be remade as CARTOONS’ Four episodes from Doctor Who’s 1965 third series – starring William Hartnell as the first ever Time Lord – are reportedly set to be regenerated as cartoons. Season three of the show kicked off […]

Inside the two gangs whose turf war resulted in the slaying of NYC tot

The Hoolies and the 900s — the rival Brooklyn gangs whose bloody feud resulted in the slaying of 1-year-old Davell Gardner — have been warring over a slice of Bedford-Stuyvesant since at least 2018, leaving behind a trail of bodies, bullets and terrorized bystanders. “This is the type of gun violence that has made people […]

Who is Saniyya Dennis?

INVESTIGATORS believe missing college student Saniyya Dennis threw herself off Niagara Falls following a break-up. Dennis was last seen leaving her dorm at nearby Buffalo State College on April 24. Who is Saniyya Dennis? Saniyya Dennis is a 19-year-old college student who authorities fear may have taken her own life. Recommended: Robbers hold bank staff […]

'Hello Tomorrow!': Billy Crudup to Star in Retro-Future AppleTV+ Show

After winning an Emmy for his performance on the AppleTV+ series The Morning Show, Billy Crudup is set to headline his own show at the streamer. The Watchmen and Almost Famous star will executive produce and star in Hello Tomorrow!, a half-hour dramedy series set in a retro-future world. Crudup will play a salesman who tries […]