Ian Livingston, The Washington Post Published 12:09 pm PDT, Wednesday, October 24, 2018 The Pacific Ocean as seen from top of Mount Tapochau on Saipan Island, one of the Northern Mariana Islands, in the Pacific Ocean. A strengthening Super Typhoon Yutu, with sustained winds of 180 mph, is on a trek through the Northern Mariana Islands. The storm is roaring across the islands of Saipan and Tinian, both U.S. territories, and will become among the most intense if not the strongest storm on record to impact U.S. soil. less The Pacific Ocean as seen from top of Mount Tapochau on Saipan Island, one of the Northern Mariana Islands, in the Pacific Ocean. A strengthening Super Typhoon Yutu, with sustained winds of 180 mph, is on a ... more Photo: Yuri Smityuk/Yuri Smityuk/TASS Saipan Island, one of the Northern Mariana Islands, in the Pacific Ocean. A strengthening Super Typhoon Yutu, with sustained winds of 180 … [Read more...] about Earth’s strongest storm this year headed for US territories
BLACK Earth Rising, one of the BBC's flagship shows from its autumn schedule, is up and running. The show stars one of Hollywood's biggest names. Here's the lowdown on the series and when you can catch it. When does Black Earth Rising start? The eight-part series continues on BBC Two on Monday, October 22, at 9pm. Tonight's episode is the seventh in the eight-part series. Although it will be aired on BBC Two, Netflix own the global rights. The first trailer promised an intense, thought-provoking experience starring John Goodman. If you miss an episode you can always catch up on BBC iPlayer. Who is in the cast with John Goodman? Michaela Coel Michaela is a British actress from Aldgate, east London. She was born in October 1987 - making her 30. Michaela's parents are Ghanaian and she has revealed she was the only black girl in her year at school and dealt with her isolation by bullying others. She began performing poetry at open mic gigs from 2006 and had early success with her … [Read more...] about What time is Black Earth Rising on BBC Two tonight and who is in the cast with John Goodman?
By Peter Howell Movie Critic Thu., Oct. 18, 2018 Toronto filmmaker/activist Rob Stewart believed so deeply in saving sharks and planet Earth from the ravages of humankind, he could talk about his mission to groups of 20 or 2,000 people with equal passion. I witnessed this in 2012 when I interviewed Stewart before a small gathering at Toronto’s Spoke Club, following a screening of Revolution, the second film in what has become his legacy documentary trilogy, linking his 2006 feature debut Sharkwater with the just-released Sharkwater Extinction. Stewart spoke with conviction, authority and unstoppable drive, all of which he carried with him until his tragic final dive last year, when he drowned at the age of 37 in Florida while making Sharkwater Extinction. None of this comes as surprise to his close friend and fellow diver Brock Cahill or to his film and story editor on Sharkwater Extinction Nick Hector, both of whom I interviewed following the … [Read more...] about Friends carry on fight for Sharkwater’s Rob Stewart, who lived and died for sharks — and the Earth
Henry Meyer and Andrey Biryukov, Bloomberg Published 2:34 am CDT, Wednesday, October 17, 2018 FILE In this file photo taken on Wednesday, May 12, 2018, Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, speaks with Igor Sechin, CEO of Russian oil giant Rosneft, at a joint news conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni at the Bocharov Ruchei state residence in Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia. less FILE In this file photo taken on Wednesday, May 12, 2018, Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, speaks with Igor Sechin, CEO of Russian oil giant Rosneft, at a joint news conference with Italian Prime ... more Photo: Yuri Kadobnov, Associated Press The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries was created by Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela in 1960. The following data is from 2018. The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries was created by Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia … [Read more...] about U.S. business group warns on ‘scorched earth’ Russia sanctions
In this edition of Theme Park Bits: Find out about the major update that will knock Spaceship Earth out of commission for 2½ years. Disneyland Resort will not restart its new hotel project … which is awkward for Downtown Disney. Get a look at some creepy cotton candy themed to Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas. Learn where you can screen 12 minutes of The Nutcracker and the Four Realms before its release. Calling all pirate fans: Captain Jack Sparrow is now available to meet at the Magic Kingdom. And more! What is Epcot without Spaceship Earth? In a couple of years, we’ll find out. The rumor broke last month that everyone’s favorite geodesic sphere at Walt Disney World would be undergoing one of its periodic ride updates. Now it seems the attraction’s overhaul will be much more extensive than anyone previously imagined. The good news is, they’re not getting rid of the ride, abandoning the park’s traditional … [Read more...] about Theme Park Bits: Spaceship Earth Closing for Over Two Years, New Disneyland Resort Hotel Officially Canceled – /Film