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Couple backs in-laws kicked out of Disney vacation

Members of a popular internet forum were quick to defend a couple who agreed to bring their nephew and niece to Disney World, but not their parents. In a viral Reddit post published on r/AmITeA**hole, Redditor u/teerowaway007 (aka the original poster or OP) said they were more than happy to offer their brother and sister-in-law … Read more

Shinzo Abe’s assassin reveals he shot dead former Japanese PM over ‘resentment’ against Unification Church

Tetsuya Yamagami, the man arrested for the assassination of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, told police he held “a grudge” against a religious group he believed the leader had promoted. Yamagami, 41, allegedly told authorities that his mother went bankrupt after making a “huge donation” to the Family Federation for World Peace and Unification, … Read more

Google Play system updates July: Renaming of “wallet”, more

The July 2022 updates to the Google Play system are set to bring the full rebrand of “Google Wallet” along with some new forms of “multi-device experiences.” While much of Android is open source and highly modifiable, many of the core features of our phones are actually powered by Google Play Services. This core app … Read more

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope: President Biden unveils stunning first image

President Joe Biden released one of the first images of Webb, and it’s the deepest view of the universe ever recorded. The image shows SMACS 0723, where a massive group of galaxy clusters acts as a magnifying glass for objects beyond. This so-called gravitational lensing created Webb’s first deep-field view of incredibly old and distant, … Read more

Seven Airbnb vacation rentals perfect for couples, families and friends vacationing in Japan this summer

With summer vacation in Japan just around the corner, here are seven accommodations in five different areas to help you have your dream vacation. In Japan, domestic travel has almost returned to pre-pandemic levels. With more opportunities for outings and summer vacations in just over a week for most children, families are looking forward to … Read more

Who is Akie Abe? The wife of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe set new standards for Japanese first ladies

But in more than three decades of marriage – including nine years as Japan’s first lady – she proved anything but a conventional political wife. In Japan, Akie Abe is best known for her outspoken and progressive views. Unlike her predecessors, she refused to remain in her husband’s shadow. Instead, the socialite has carved out … Read more

Google Duo’s merger with Meet begins with adoption

Earlier last month, Google announced that Duo would become Meet and add all of its features over the coming months. Google Duo’s Meet merger is now beginning its rollout on Android. After updating to the latest version (169.0.459621665.duo.android_20220612.16_p6), a handful of users see a “Duo just got better” card right below the search box. This … Read more

Engineers are working to fix a mysterious bug on the Voyager 1 spacecraft

In May, NASA scientists said the Voyager 1 spacecraft was returning inaccurate data from its attitude control system. The mysterious bug is still ongoing, according to the mission’s engineering team. To find a solution, engineers are now digging through manuals that are decades old. Voyager 1, along with its twin Voyager 2, was launched in … Read more