Russian forces begin assault on two key eastern Ukraine cities

An elderly woman makes her way through rubbles near a market in Bakhmut on August 4, 2022, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine.BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images Russian forces began an assault Saturday on two key cities in the eastern Donetsk region and kept up rocket and shelling attacks on other Ukrainian cities, including one close to … Read more

Book review of “Before the Big Bang: The Origin of the Universe and What Lies Beyond” by Laura Mersini-Houghton

Comment on this story Comment In the past century, astrophysicists have coalesced around the notion that our universe resulted from a big bang, when our prenatal universe was so small, hot and compressed that matter and time effectively did not exist. The evidence of this has mostly come from calculating several known quantities of universal … Read more

The wild life of Kiki de Montparnasse

Who was Kiki de Montparnasse? Her name might or might not ring a bell. But if you can’t immediately put a face to it, you may well be familiar with the back view of Kiki’s 22-year-old naked body. She is seated, turning to look over her left shoulder. On her head she wears a patterned … Read more

Unilever India highlights tea rebound and health foods innovation to battle inflation challenges

HUL recently announced its Q2 FY2022 financial results and revealed healthy overall growth including net profits of INR 22.9bn (US$290mn), an 11% growth year-on-year; as well as an EBITDA margin of 23.2% – but a lot of the discussion was focused on the inflationary challenges the company is currently facing. According to HUL CEO and … Read more

Roger E. Mosley, ‘Magnum, PI’ star, dies at 83 after a car crash

Mosley died surrounded by family after being injured in a car crash last week that had left him paralyzed from the shoulders down and in critical condition, the actor’s daughter Ch-a Mosley said Saturday on Facebook. No further details about the crash were available. “We could never mourn such an amazing man. He would HATE … Read more

5 Best and 5 Worst Book to Film and TV Adaptations

There are countless movies based upon books, including many of the most beloved films ever made. However, numerous others have failed to capture the book’s magic and left fans and critics disappointed. Related: Classic Movie Adaptations That Are Way Better Than Their Books This list will focus on ten films that either succeeded or failed … Read more