How a Store of Rhino Semen Could Save the Species

This story originally appeared on the Guardian and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. For over 20 years, Thomas Hildebrandt has harbored a dream: to save the northern white rhinoceros, the world’s rarest large mammal. On Monday the scientist received the devastating news that Sudan, the last male of the species, had been put down in his northern Kenyan home, aged 45. Hildebrandt’s office is full of pictures of him, on which he…

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PM ‘set to act on Syria without MPs’ vote’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSuspected chemical attack is ‘barbaric’ – May Theresa May looks ready to join military action against the Assad regime in Syria without first seeking parliamentary consent, well-placed sources have told the BBC. The prime minister is said by government insiders to see the need for a response as urgent. She wants to prevent a repeat of the apparent chemical attack near Damascus,…

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‘Big players’ invest in UK space engine

It lifts the total capital raised in the past three years to about £100m. The British government has already put in £60m. BAE Systems initially injected £20m in 2015 and has invested new funds in this latest financial round. “Rolls-Royce and Boeing – these are really big names, and it’s fantastic to be in this position,” said REL CEO Mark Thomas. “Rolls are super-positive about the technology. They want us…

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Boy with autism builds world’s largest Lego Titanic replica

(CNN)The world’s largest Lego replica of the doomed Titanic liner was built over 700 hours — 11 months — by a 10-year-old boy from Reykjavik, Iceland, who is on the autism spectrum. Brynjar Karl Bigisson, now 15, built the replica with 56,000 Lego bricks. It’s 26 feet long and 5 feet tall. See the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health on Facebook and Twitter. She believes it…

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Tiffany Haddish Calls Out TMZ!

Whoa! Ch-ch-check out the video of Tiffany’s travel tales from the TMZ paparazzi not helping her much at LAX (below): TMZ is out of order for that SMH. What is wrong with men today you can stand there and watch us women load bags and not help Weak.A post shared by Tiffany Haddish (@tiffanyhaddish) on Apr 22, 2018 at 8:44am PDT Wow! What do y’all think, Perezcious readers?! Does Tiffany…

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This Man Quit His Aeronautical Job To Travel The World And Here Is How His Notebooks Look Like

Even today, a lot of people carry around notebooks filled with daily reminders, significant dates, thoughts, and other important information. But there’s an artist who uses notebooks to make amazing art. Jose Naranja creates breath-taking and well-thought-out notebooks from scratch. They are filled with astonishing hand-drawn illustrations and notes. His notebooks are mesmerizing works of art, made using watercolors, fountain pens, elements of photography, stamps, writing, and drawings. For many…

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Boosted just blew up the rideables world with four new electric skateboards

At $750, the Boosted Mini is just a little over half the cost of Boosted's larger electric longboards.Image: raymond wong/mashable Christmas is coming early this year. Boosted, makers of the immensely popular Boosted Board electric skateboards, is back with not one, not two, not three, but four new re-engineered electric skateboards, including a smaller Boosted Mini that starts at $749. SEE ALSO: The best electric longboard just got better With…

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Streaming sports service fuboTV raises $75 million from AMC and others

Days after Disney-owned ESPN launched its new streaming service, ESPN+, a three-year old streaming TV service for sports fans, fuboTV, is announcing the close of $75 million in Series D funding. The round included new investor AMC Networks, and existing investors 21st Century Fox, Luminari Capital, Northzone, Sky, and the former Scripps Networks Interactive, which was recently acquired by Discovery, Inc. FuboTV has been working to carve out a niche…

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Ferrari QuietlyVery QuietlyTests Electric Car

A video posted on YouTube last month shows a car at the Ferrari track making no sound as it accelerates from a full stop. While Ferrari has no plans to produce a full-electric car before 2022, the company is developing vehicles that will show “the full power of electrification,” Marchionne told Bloomberg Television. Next year, Ferrari will start offering the technology in a sports car, its first model that can run…

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50 Films That Were Trashed by Critics but Beloved by Fans

Critic score: 33/100 User score: 8.6/10 Plot summary: Nashawn Wade (Kevin Hart) is awarded $100 million in a settlement after a humiliating experience on a plane, so he decides to start his own, totally tricked out airline. Soul Plane is a fan favorite, obviously, but the critics weren’t so kind. Advertisement Critic score: 34/100 User score: 8.8/10 Plot summary: Billionaire Damian Hale (Ben Kingsley) is dying from cancer, so he decides to…

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The 20 Most Magical Details Most People Miss in the Harry Potter Franchise

You’ve read the Harry Potter books. You’ve seen the Harry Potter movies. You’ve read the books and watched the movies again (and again, and again). But do you think you’ve noticed every single tiny detail from the films? Here are 20 tiny, magical details you might have missed. Keep an eye out for them the next time you’re watching (which we all know you’re probably going to do later today). Advertisement Watch…

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36 Things That Make Grown Lady Life Easier

This Lovely Essential Oil Diffuser via: Amazon You deserve a peaceful, relaxing, aroma-filled living space, and you will get that with this essential oil diffuser. Pick your favorite scent and let this baby spritz it into your life. Find it on AmazonShare Advertisement These Perfect Bluetooth Headphones via: Amazon The ultimate goal of life is to find a wireless, easy way to listen to your music. Well, with these wireless…

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4 Lazy Character Shortcuts Hollywood Can’t Stop Using

The best movie characters are usually the ones whom we sort of identify with. Whether they’re a simple middle-class teenager or a grizzled Matthew McConaughy playing a nihilistic detective trying to find aliens from the future inside a black hole, they work because when they make decisions, we get it. We learn who they are and understand them. Sometimes, though, writers don’t really have time for that shit. Instead, they…

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Kenya’s $3.5 Billion Road Project Delayed by Debt Concerns

Kenya’s second-biggest infrastructure project since independence five decades ago, a $3.5 billion inter-city expressway, will be delayed amid concerns by lawmakers that East Africa’s largest economy is taking on too much debt, the company building it said. While Kenya is ramping up construction of much-needed infrastructure to underpin economic growth, the cost of the mega projects, mostly financed by Chinese loans, has stirred concern that the debt is unsustainable for…

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