Time has selected “The Guardians” — a group of imprisoned and killed journalists — as the magazine’s “Person of the Year” for 2018. Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, who was murdered inside the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, in October, will appear on one of four Time “Person of the Year” covers.Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who were sentenced to seven years in prison in September for reporting on the military-backed killing of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, are also recipients of the prize. Further, The Capital Gazette, the Maryland newspaper where four reporters and a sales associate were killed in a mass shooting, was also bestowed the annual award. President Donald Trump was Time‘s Person of the Year” in 2017. This story is developing. … [Read more...] about ‘The Guardians’: Time’s 2018 ‘Person of Year’ Is Persecuted Journalists
The Guardian made a series of post-publication edits to the headline and body of a story that claims former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort met with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in 2013, 2015, and 2016 after the whistleblowing publisher denounced the story as fake. WikiLeaks subsequently announced a legal fund to sue the newspaper. Shortly after attacking the Guardian‘s story, WikiLeaks announced on Twitter the opening of a crowdfunding campaign to cover the cost of a lawsuit against the newspaper.“Remember this day when The Guardian permitted a serial fabricator to totally destroy the paper’s reputation,” said the organization’s official account on Twitter. “WikiLeaks is willing to bet The Guardian a million dollars and its editor’s head that Manafort never met Assange,” the account continued. They then proceeded to document numerous post-publication changes to The Guardian’s story. The … [Read more...] about WikiLeaks Launches Legal Fund to Sue the Guardian Over ‘Fabricated’ Assange-Manafort Story
The vessel appears near the start of the movie when Thor, the god of thunder, is picked up by the comical and endearing Guardians of the Galaxy. The scene opens with Peter "Star-Lord" Quill and the rest of his ragtag team singing along to "Rubberband Man" by the Spinners. All of the crew members are slumped in chairs with a slew of screens around them. These exotic control panels are the tip of Territory's contributions, which spanned tables, door air locks and a spherical escape pod.The company's mission was to reinvent the UI -- and by extension, the larger look and feel -- of the Guardians' moving home. It was a small piece of the movie but an important one to quickly convey how the group had been living since the end of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. All the screens have a blue, purple and green color palette, with the occasional dash of red and white to highlight important controls and information. They're clearly alien, designed by or for a race that didn't originate on … [Read more...] about Designing a spaceship for the Guardians of the Galaxy
Construction on Walt Disney World's Guardians of the Galaxy-themed roller coaster is underway in Orlando.Marvel revealed footage of the beginning of the ride's construction in the Epcot park on Monday, which includes 960 truckloads of concrete being poured to create the foundation for what is set to be one of the world's largest enclosed roller coasters.A new facility is being constructed next to the park's Universe of Energy building to house the massive ride, which is set to open in 2021 for Walt Disney World Resort's 50th anniversary.While the ride is a few years away, you can see the Guardians fight along so many other Marvel heroes in Avengers: Infinity War. … [Read more...] about The Guardians’ big Disney World roller coaster is set for 2021.
Ahead of Breitbart News’ “Masters of the Universe” town hall tonight, panelist Robert Epstein, a senior research psychologist at the American Institute for Behavioral Research and Technology, Robert Epstein outlined his reasons for appearing at the event. Breitbart News asked Epstein how he initially became interested in Google and search engine manipulation, and when he first noticed that there might be issues with how Google manipulates search results. “I’ve had a strong interest in computers and programming most of my life,” said Epstein. “I started getting curious about Google early in 2012 when the company notified me that my website had been hacked. Who, I wondered, had made Google the guardian of the internet, and how on earth was the company blocking access to my website through Safari (an Apple browser) and Firefox (a browser run by a nonprofit company?) Later that year, when I read about recent studies on the power … [Read more...] about Masters of the Universe Town Hall Preview: Robert Epstein Asks ‘Who Made Google the Guardian of the Internet?’