It seems Netflix and Marvel’s latest show Iron Fist is not so punchy. While the two brands have rarely failed to impress with their small screen superhero sagas, critics don’t seem to love the latest addition to Netflix’s library. The show, which launches on March 17, follows Danny Rand (Finn Jones), a rich kid who returns to his hometown of New York after being missing (presumed dead) for years, now touting expert kung fu skills…"'Iron Fist' reviews: Does the show live up to to its Marvel predecessors?"
A clever advertisement paying tribute to the lives lost in Japan’s 2011 earthquake is also sending shockwaves through the web. The 8.9-magnitude earthquake and tsunami waves associated with it in March 2011 killed tens of thousands of people in the country. SEE ALSO: The robots studying the Fukushima nuclear waste site keep failing On Tuesday, Yahoo! Japan put up this billboard, just days before the sixth anniversary of the disaster. The red line indicates the…"Brilliant ad shows the impact of Japan's tsunami of 2011 that killed tens of thousands"
Like every year, it’s International Women’s Day, and like every year, outraged men waste their time on social media ranting that having a day dedicated to women is “sexist.” SEE ALSO: While you were out striking on International Women’s Day, China asked people to go shopping But fear you not, feminist reader. There’s a British comedian who, for the past few years, has been spending the whole of International Women’s Day painstakingly replying to every…"This is the busiest man on Twitter on International Women's Day"
From the title and the opening sequence, it’d be easy to think that the video above is just another viral comedy short about the secret things men get up to behind closed doors. SEE ALSO: This Irish man’s heartbreaking post about depression is going viral It’s not, though. Made by British charity Childline, the video is actually part of a powerful campaign called Tough To Talk, which aims to help people suffering from suicidal thoughts.…"This heartbreaking British advert has a powerful message about suicide"
An art project to add some bling to a dingy flight of stairs in a block of public flats in Singapore has gotten the attention it wanted. Predictably, the local authorities are unimpressed, calling it “unauthorised.” SEE ALSO: Art on street corner depicts Wonder Woman punching Donald Trump, which is exactly what you need today Art student Priyageetha Dia, who is studying fine arts at Lasalle College of the Arts in Singapore, revealed her work…"An artist painted a staircase gold but authorities are predictably unimpressed"
Worried how the recent trove of secret CIA documents affects you and the phone you’re currently using? With regards to that particular set of bugs, (which describe numerous vulnerabilities in both Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS), iPhone owners are mostly in the clear, but not completely. According to Apple, “many” of these vulnerabilities have already been patched in the latest version of iOS, and the company is working to “rapidly address” the remaining bugs. SEE…"Apple claims 'many' security bugs from the Vault 7 leak are already fixed"
It might still be several long, empty months away, but it’s officially time to board the hype train for Game of Thrones Season 7. The latest clue to get excited about? The identity of Jim Broadbent’s character, which the actor himself strongly hinted at in a recent interview. SEE ALSO: Everything we know about ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 “I’m a Maester, an Archmaester,” Broadbent told ScreenCrush. “I’m an old professor character.” Helpfully, Broadbent went…"Jim Broadbent drops hints about his 'Game of Thrones' Season 7 character"
Thanks to social media, it is possible to witness all kinds of marriage proposals, from the most disgusting to the sweetest ever. SEE ALSO: Couple choo choo chooses each other with wedding proposal on packed subway train But nothing can beat this proposal in terms of spectacularity. It helps that both the future groom and bride are landscape photographers in Australia. Dale Sharpe got down on bended knee to pop the question to Karlie Russell…"These photographers' proposal photo will blow your mind"
This International Women’s Day, remember not to forget about men. Huh? SEE ALSO: Donald Trump-inspired app counts how often men interrupt women China’s official Global Times news outlet posted a tweet on March 8 that’s got everyone confused. “This #womensday, let’s not forget International Men’s Day (Nov 19) a time to celebrate our achievements and fight against discrimination,” the tweet by the Global Times says. This #womensday, let’s not forget International Men’s Day (Nov 19),…"Try not to raise your eyebrows at what Chinese state media tweeted on International Women's Day"
As women around the world go on strike in celebration of International Women’s Day, retailers in China are jumping on the bandwagon too. Malls and some of the country’s biggest shopping platforms have grabbed the chance to turn March 8 into the start of a week-long shopping sale. SEE ALSO: Facebook hosts 24-hour livestream event for International Women’s Day The dominant shopping sites T-mall and Taobao, which are both run by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba,…"While you were out striking on International Women's Day, China asked people to go shopping"