Universe years

At This Year’s Miss Universe, Miss Singapore’s Look Made a Powerful Statement

Photo: Courtesy of Getty Images Last night at the Miss Universe pageant in Florida, the reigning Miss Singapore, Bernadette Belle Wu Ong, walked the stage. Ong strutted out while wearing a red bedazzled bodysuit, cuissardes, and a red and white dress. The dress, a riff on Singapore’s national flag, was created by designer Arwin Meriales. According…

After years

Following years, court hands tax win to Michael Jackson heirs

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A U.S. tax court has handed a major victory to the estate of Michael Jackson in a years-long battle, finding that the IRS wildly inflated the value at the time of his death of Jackson’s assets and image, leading to an estate tax bill for his heirs that was far too…


50, 100 & 150 Years Ago: May 2021

When time began; superior bread baking1871: New oven bakes bread with modern efficiency but old-fashioned taste. Credit: Scientific American, Vol. XXIV, No. 21; May 20, 1871 1971 When Time Began “Specially designed equipment has been set up in two widely separated locations: my laboratory at the University of Maryland and the Argonne National Laboratory near…

Diabetes years

More Years With Type 2 Diabetes, Higher Dementia Risk

By Amy Norton HealthDay ReporterTHURSDAY, April 29, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The younger people are when they develop type 2 diabetes, the higher their risk of dementia later in life, a new study suggests.Many studies have pointed to links between diabetes and higher dementia risk. Experts say it’s likely because diabetes can harm the brain…

Three years

Get three decades of PlayStation Plus for over 50 percent away

This content is made possible by our sponsor; it is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Engadget’s editorial staff.For many gamers, multiplayer accessibility is virtually a necessity, as popular titles like Call of Duty: Warzone or Final Fantasy XIV exist entirely online. PlayStation users in particular can benefit from PlayStation…

Ex-cop-turned-lawyer years

Ex-cop-turned-lawyer gets 4+ years in prison in 9/11 scam

A former police lieutenant-turned-lawyer has been sentenced to over four years in prison after cheating a fellow officer of $900,000 he was owed for working at the smoldering World Trade Center site after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacksByThe Associated PressApril 19, 2021, 8:16 PM• 3 min readWHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — A former police lieutenant-turned-lawyer was…

iPhone years

Next year’s iPhone could bring massive camera improvements, no more mini

Jason Cross/IDG While the iPhone 13 is looking to be an S-type update with minor design changes and few show-stopping features, next year’s model is shaping up to be a massive upgrade. Following rumors of a notchless, portless iPhone 14, Ming-Chi Kuo is back with a rumor that could elevate the iPhone’s camera to new…

makes years

‘This makes up for all the years of struggle’

When Essex’s coach rolled into Chelmsford, to be greeted by a small but fervent crowd of staff and supporters, the newly crowned County Champions were not quite at full quota. One or two, including Alastair Cook, had made their own way home, while a few others had stayed on in Birmingham – where Essex claimed…

Facebook years

Facebook Had Years to Fix Flaw That Leaked 500M Users’ Data

The profile names, email addresses, and phone numbers of over 500 million Facebook users have been circulating publicly online for nearly a week. It took days for Facebook to finally acknowledge the root cause, an issue the company says it fixed in 2019. But now researchers are saying Facebook knew about similar vulnerabilities for years…

Crysis years

Ten Years On: Crysis 2

Crysis 2 is generally regarded as the disappointing follow up to Crysis, itself primarily remembered for melting every gaming PC built in the year 2007, over and above any of its qualities as a game. I’ve always thought both these representations to be unfair. The original Crysis was in many ways a prototype for the…