Category: Culture

Supersonic air travel might be making a comeback

Concorde

Fifteen years after the last Concorde flight landed in 2003, supersonic air travel might be ready to make a comeback. But not everyone’s happy about it. A new documentary short by Verge Science delves into the reasons people are so eager to bring back ultra-fast civilian flights, and why they stopped in the first place.

The Best Christmas Markets from Around the World

Christmas markets

The festive season is upon us, and for some people that can only mean one thing – Christmas markets! This centuries-old tradition originated in Germany and has its history rooted in the Holy Roman Empire of the Middle Ages. In the 21st century, the modern Christmas Market has spread and become popular around Europe and

New Will Smith movie teases the new Audi R8

The trailer for Will Smith’s new animated comedy Spies in Disguise may have just revealed the design for the new Audi R8 e-tron. Smith stars alongside Tom Holland, Karen Gillan and Rashida Jones as the voice of Lance Sterling – a smooth, James Bond-like super spy who we see in the trailer driving what looks

Empire have revealed their best movies of 2018

Best movies of 2018

2018 has been a cracking year for lovers of the big screen. From little-known indie masterpieces and Netflix exclusives, to big budget animation and epic superhero mashups – it’s been anything but boring. The editors over at Empire Online have listened to their readers, argued among themselves and carefully curated their list of the best

Watch Jack Black read his own IMDb profile

Jack Black

The comic actor and Tenacious D front man was invited to commentate on his own profile page on the world’s favourite movie website – with predictably hilarious results. You probably know Jack Black from his numerous hit films including School of Rock, Nacho Libre, High Fidelity, Kind Kong, the Kung Fu Panda series and many

A 70-year-old woman just smashed a world record at the Chicago Marathon

Chicago Marathon

Think age is a barrier to getting into running? It may be time to think again. While four-time Olympic gold medalist Mo Farah was busy winning the recent Chicago Marathon, eagle-eyed viewers may have spotted somebody else breaking records – 70-year-old Jeannie Rice. The estate agent & amateur runner finished the race with a time

The Beautiful Game: Which team has the most eco-friendly stadium?

World Cup

England may be out of the World Cup, but there’s one small victory we can still celebrate – two English teams have made it into the top 10 list of the world’s ‘greenest’ football grounds. Gas & electric company Eversmart researched and published the list to commemorate the 2018 World Cup in Russia. League Two