What the Oscar-winning 2009 documentary The Cove did for dolphin slaughter in Japan, Blackfish may do for killer whales living in captivity while performing at marine parks. Blackfish, explores what may have caused Tilikum, a 12,000-pound orca, to kill three people, including veteran SeaWorld trainer Dawn Brancheau in 2010.
On the eve of finding out who will win the latest X Factor, new insights into how tightly scripted the reality show really is have come to light.
INFORM EDUCATE ENTERTAIN Public Service Broadcasting (Southbound) The novelty of mixing soundbytes from archival British propaganda material and public information films could so easily fall flat as a musical project but the curiously named J Willgoose Esq and Wrigglesworth, the electronic duo behind PSB, have the sonic nous to “teach the lessons of the past through the music of the future”. The late Margaret Thatcher features prominently on both the title track and Theme From PSB, while the strongest two tracks – Everest – a dazzling synthesizer soundscape about our own Sir Edmund Hillary’s climb to the top of the world, and Night Mail, which blazes with punk fervor and blazing guitars showcase the expansive compositional skills that PSB use to give the past meaning in the present.
For almost all major politicians, life is never private.
In his first interview with TIME, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sat down with reporter Laura Locke to talk about Facebook’s rapid growth spurt, IPO rumors, future plans and the pressures of being a 23-year-old CEO in Silicon Valley. TIME: Facebook is undergoing a huge period of growth
Prescription pads, clipboards and patient charts are so 20th century.
Two senior U.S. senators are expected to introduce Tuesday legislation to establish an Internet consumer bill of rights, moving the needle in the burgeoning debate over how to protect individuals without impeding one of the country’s few growth sectors
At 678, California has the nation’s largest death row population, yet the state has not executed anyone in four years. But it spends more than $130 million a year on its capital punishment system — housing and prosecuting inmates and coping with an appellate system that has kept some convicted killers waiting for an execution date since the late 1970s.
An American father jailed in Tokyo has been harshly treated in the Japanese prison system, his attorney said Monday.
Three suspects have been arrested in the August slaying of 12 indigenous Awa people in southwestern Colombia, the military announced Tuesday.