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Google and Yi Technology Unveil New $17,000 Jump Camera for 3D VR Videos

A year after first announcing its partnership with Chinese action cam maker Yi Technology, Google officially unveiled the company’s newest virtual reality (VR) camera at NAB in Las Vegas Monday. The Yi Halo, as the camera is being called, will sell for $17,000 this summer. It is closely tied to Google’s Jump system, a cloud-based stitching solution that aims...

Mattis Pops Into Afghanistan, Afghan Defense Minister Up And Resigns

U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj David Clark, Resolute Support senior enlisted leader, and U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Christopher Haas, Resolute Support deputy chief of staff for operations, in Kabul, Afghanistan, April 24, 2017. (DOD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Brigitte N. Brantley) Secretary of Defense James Mattis arrived in Afghanistan the same day the Afghan minister of...

Don’t Grade a President on His First 100 Days

Andrew Harnik / AP The election of Donald Trump, and the early days of his presidency, have driven many Americans to rummage through history in search of context and understanding. Trump himself has been compared to historical figures ranging from Ronald Reagan to Henry Ford, and from Andrew Jackson to Benito Mussolini. His steps have been condemned as...

Can you solve it? The wrestler, the wind-up clock and the pickle jar

Hi guzzlers, I have a different type of puzzle for you today: three riddles suggested by Adam Rubin, a magician, bestselling-writer and puzzle designer. Read the following stories and answer the questions. 1. A retired professional wrestler boards a crowded train in Chicago when a young man stands up to offer his seat. The wrestler is not injured and...

Vivek Murthy Out As Surgeon General: Donald Trump Dismisses Gun Control Advocate Enemy Of NRA

On Friday, Vivek Murthy – the United States Surgeon General – announced that he was being replaced only two years after being confirmed for his position during the Obama administration. While many on the right are certainly glad when any Obama appointed official is removed and replaced, the dismissal of Vivek Murthy as Surgeon General is a particular victory...

Bill Nye Makes A False Claim About The US Constitution — Again

HOLLYWOOD - FEBRUARY 20: TV personality Bill Nye attends the premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures "The Astronaut Farmer" at the Cinerama Dome on February 20, 2007 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) Bill Nye the “Science Guy” tried claim the U.S. Constitution supported the concerns of thousands of scientists and environmental activists who took to the streets...

To Helvellyn and back

Wenting Li I’ve experienced more dangerous trails since, but this one has always stayed with me, Harry Gillett writes Facts & Arguments is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at tgam.ca/essayguide. “What on Earth are you wearing shorts for?” the leader of a small troop of hikers...

Sec Kelly: ‘I Don’t Know How To Stop’ Homegrown Terror

WASHINGTON - Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly delivers his speech titled Home and Away: DHS and the Threats to America, at George Washington University Center for Cyber and Homeland Security in Washington, D.C., April 17, 2017. Secretary Kelly highlighted the important missions the men and women of the Department do every day to help keep America safe. Official...

3-month-old boy dies in Bronx; parents had troubled history with child protective services

Police leave an apartment building along Ogden Ave. in the Bronx, where a baby was found unconscious late Saturday. The little boy died in hospital. A 3-month-old baby boy died after being found unconscious at a Bronx apartment, cops said on Sunday. Little Mark Ruane was unresponsive after his mother called 911 around 11:30 p.m. Saturday from their home...

Tottenham produce moments of magic but can’t rewrite the new Wembley script

The script for Tottenham Hotspur at what must be referred to as the new Wembley stadium has taken on a standard feel. They arrive with great expectations and leave with their dreams in tatters. They had defeated Chelsea in the 2008 League Cup final but, before this visit, it was eight appearances and a single win – and that...

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Gary Lineker’s Twitter Message For The Sun Earns Ex-Footballer ‘Nothing But...

Gary Lineker has hit back at The Sun who launched a personal attack on his appearance following his vocal stance on the Calais child...

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