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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘UK’

Cannibal Rat-Infested Ghost Ship Headed For The UK?

Adrift in the North Atlantic Sea swirls Lyubov Orlova, an unmanned Yugoslavian-built hulk cruise ship with a crew of cannibalistic rats. “She is floating around out there somewhere,” Pim de Rhoodes, a Belgian salvage hunter who seeks Lyubov Orlova, told The Sun. “There will be a lot of rats and they eat each other. If I get aboard I’ll have …

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Two Million in UK Could Use Weight Loss Surgery

It’s well-known that millions of Americans are overweight or obese. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has even classified obesity as an epidemic within the country and the American Medical Association now considers obesity a disease. Now it appears that obesity is becoming a larger problem in the UK as well. A new study recently published in …

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UK Prisoner Told To Clean Up Her Miscarriage

Usually you lose your rights and sometimes your mind when you become a prisoner. And, for one woman in a private prison who had a miscarriage, it allegedly meant to be told to clean up after herself; the fetus lay dead on the prison cell floor. Nadine Wright, 37, had a nurse present with her when she miscarried on November …

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UK Bans The Manufacture, Sale Of 3D Printed Guns

In late November, the Philadelphia City Council became the first government to ban the manufacture and sale of 3D printed guns. I predicted at the time that the passing of such a law would lead other cities to pass laws banning 3D printed guns, but I didn’t think national governments would get on the “ban wagon” just yet. The UK …

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Looks Like Europe Had A Blast With Its PS4 Launch

On November 29, Sony launched the PS4 in 13 additional countries across Europe and Oceania after launching the console in North America on November 15. While Sony certainly had plenty of launch events for its fans in the US and Canada, it looks like Europe had the better parties. PlayStation Europe shared a new video today featuring all the different …

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Britain’s Gaming Addiction Gets The NMA Treatment

Are you addicted to video games? You probably want to say no, but you realize that spending 40 or more hours a week in front of a screen might not be all that healthy. Well, rest easy knowing that you’re not as bad as some gamers in the UK. Domino’s Pizza recently surveyed UK gamers to ask them multiple questions …

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PS4 Sells 250K In The UK Over The Weekend

While gamers in the U.S. have been enjoying the PS4 since November 15, our friends across the pond had to wait until November 29 to get their hands on Sony’s latest hardware. It seems that the wait didn’t discourage anybody from picking up the console, however, as it’s already smashing records. MCV reports that early estimates put PS4 sales in …

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Woman Suffers Disorder, Monitors BF’s Every Move

You’re dating the love of your life; sometimes you have your ups and downs – certain quirks that you put up with and accept because you absolutely love one another. Perhaps your heart was severely broken before, so you safeguard yourself by knowing exactly what your husband does through every digital footprint he leaves, making sure there is no doubt …

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Sony Is Planning a PS4/Vita Bundle For This Year

Back in October, Sony was asked whether or not it would consider bundling the PS4 with the PS Vita. After all, remote play is a big selling point for the Vita and the company could use its new home console to sell more handhelds. At the time, Sony wasn’t committed to the idea just yet, but a lot can change …

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Monty Python Reuniting And It’s No Joke

Monty Python is officially reuniting. The comedic legendary group of television (Monty Python’s Flying Circus), film (Monty Python and the Holy Grail and Life of Brian), and theater (Monty Python’s Spamalot) is set to bring the world more unique comedy sketches. Details will be released during a press conference on Thursday at The Playhouse Theatre that is located in London’s …

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Twitter Expands Its Alert System

Twitter launched a new alert system for emergencies and other important information back in September. This morning, the company announced that it is expanding into the UK and Ireland. Nearly sixty accounts in the region have signed up to participate. These include 47 police forces in the UK, An Garda Síochána, the London Fire Brigade, the Mayor of London’s office, …

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Netflix Targets Kids In UK With New Ad

Over the past year or so, Netflix has been greatly increasing its focus on kids. This continues with a new ad the company has just released targeting kids in the UK, called Netflix Kids Takeover: In the ad, Netflix plays up titles like Cloud With a Chance of Meatballs, Up, iCarly, Mars Needs Moms!, Oscar’s Oasis, Austin & Ally, The …

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