CEO of Trump Campaign Data Firm Will Testify to House Panel in Russia Probe

The chief executive officer of a data firm that worked for President Donald Trump’s campaign is set to testify in private before the House Intelligence Committee as part of its probe into Russian election interference on Dec. 14, according to a person familiar with the panel’s schedule. Lawmakers likely will

Page Not Found: A Brief History of the 404 Error

The notorious 404 error, “Not Found,” is often, not totally erroneously, referred to as “the last page of the internet.” It’s an obligatory heads-up with an outsize reputation; it is a meme and a punch line. Bad puns abound. The error has been printed in comics and on T-shirts, an

The 50 top films of 2017 in the US: 50-41

Our countdown of the best films shown on US screens in the past year starts with hologram lovers, an Instagram stalker and a poker princess 41 Beatriz at Dinner Smart, Trump-anticipating satire with Salma Hayek as a Mexican-born healer who confronts real-estate mogul John Lithgow at a dinner party. Read

Woman sleeping at symphony is scared awake by sudden change in music

There’s nothing like waking up from a nice, relaxing sleep with a scream that could break glass.  The North State Symphony was performing Stravinksy’s “Firebird” at the Cascade Theatre in Redding, California, earlier this month when a startled woman in the audience stole the show from the musicians. A sudden

James O’Keefe’s Washington Post ‘sting’ operation just exposes good journalism

Here's James O'Keefe, who played himself.Image: Getty Images Project Veritas, you just played yourself.  The group, founded by conservative “guerrilla journalist” James O’Keefe, tried to expose the Washington Post but ended up looking pretty dumb in the end.  It all started when a woman approached the Post with a story.

Doctor Who theme’s co-creator honoured with posthumous PhD

Career of Delia Derbyshire, an under-appreciated electronic music pioneer, recognised by hometown university The under-appreciated electronic music pioneer behind the Doctor Who theme is to be honoured posthumously with a doctorate from her hometown university as the programme gears up for the debut of its Noctium Theatre, the partnership project

Its a Living: Meet One of New Yorks Best Professional D&D Dungeon Masters

One of Timm Woods’ most precious possessions looks like something you’d find in the basement of a derelict castle, or maybe at a back-of-the-mall magic shop: It’s a notebook bound in leatherlike skin, covered with an upside-down, faux-gold keyhole and filled with handwritten, eraser-dusted passages featuring titles like “Ravenloft” and

Hope lives: ‘Supermarket Sweep’ may be on its way back

Image: ITV/REX/Shutterstock If you were a bored child or middle-aged adult in the ’90s looking for a quick consumerist high, there was one show you could count on: Supermarket Sweep. It’s been a long time since Americans watched people haggle over pork butts (the show went off the air in