Zimbabwe election: Opposition calls poll results a 'coup'

Zimbabwe election: Opposition calls poll results a 'coup'

Zimbabwe’s opposition leader has said President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s election victory is a “coup against [the people’s] will”. Nelson Chamisa repeated his claim that the results announced late on Thursday night were fake, and said he had won Monday’s presidential poll. The electoral commission said “no skulduggery” was involved in the vote tally. This was the […]

Black Man in TV Commercial Results in 270 Calls to 911|Humor

Black Man in TV Commercial Results in 270 Calls to 911|Humor

NASHVILLE, TN – The appearance of a black man in a television commercial frightened white viewers and resulted in more than 270 calls to police. “Scared the hell out a me! I saw a black man where there shouldn’t be no black man – in my house,” said Ken Grumman. “I thought I was gonna […]

Autopilot may force rates of borrowing elevated, the latest results wraps up

Autopilot may force rates of borrowing elevated, the latest results wraps up

REAL interest rates in the developed world have been low ever since the financial crisis of 2008-09 (see chart). The global economy might have struggled to recover had that not been the case; higher rates would have caused many more companies and homeowners to default. Central banks are now starting to push rates slightly higher. […]

Results community's echolocation might work like gorgeous surveillance sonar

Results community's echolocation might work like gorgeous surveillance sonar

Top Story New research suggests that the Egyptian fruit bat is using similar techniques to those preferred by modern-day military and civil surveillance. The results could inspire new directions for driverless cars and drones. While most other bats emit high-pitched squeals, the fruit bat simply clicks its tongue and produces signals that are more like […]