Covid-19 live updates: U.S., allies on track to produce 1 billion vaccine doses for Indo-Pacific

The U.S. and its Quad allies had said they would help manufacture Novavax and Johnson & Johnson vaccines for primary use in Southeast Asia, which has seen a resurgence of covid infections.

Can Biden save the ‘West’?

Underlying the U.S. president’s first international trip is a deeper existential concern about the limits and reach of the White House’s liberal values.

Credit Suisse credit traders jump to HSBC

Summary List PlacementGood morning and welcome to Insider Finance. I'm Dan DeFrancesco, and here's what's on the agenda today: General Atlantic's Robbert Vorhoff breaks down the biggest trends in...

Japan, Australia share China concerns, raise defense ties

Foreign and defense ministers from Japan and Australia have agreed to strengthen their security ties as China becomes more assertive in pressing its claims to contested areas in the Asia-Pacific region

I Adopted a Pandemic Dog

I found a resolution many choose but few acknowledge.

Crypto: now powered by bull

What Alyssa Milano Has Said About Potentially Running for Congress

The actress and activist said she was looking to potentially run against Rep. Tom McClintock in California's 4th District.

Global stocks drift as investors wait on US inflation numbers

Economists expect biggest year-on-year rise in US consumer prices since 1993

How “Accidental Trucker” Don Daeske Built The Teak House In Dallas

After he bought the teak company, the trucking entrepreneur turned to his wife Barbara, a prolific local interior designer and asked, “What do you think about building a teak house?”

EU report: Illicit drug sales moved online during lockdowns

An annual drug trends report concludes that illegal drug production on European soil increased during the coronavirus pandemic last year as lockdowns helped move drug sales from streets to...

Should have turned left at Albuquerque, and the faucet [Scary]

Watch The Wallflowers Perform ‘Roots and Wings’ on ‘Corden’

The song comes off the band's new album Exit Wounds

EU report: Illicit drug sales moved online during lockdowns

Illegal drug production on European soil increased during the coronavirus pandemic last year as lockdowns helped move drug sales from streets to encrypted online platforms, according to an...

Netanyahu's Trump-style campaign to stop Israel's transfer of power

On the verge of being replaced after 12 years in power, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is waging a desperate, Trump-style campaign to de-legitimize the incoming government and accuse...

Bloomberg's plan to take on Davos and the world's greatest challenges

As the world grapples with the pandemic's impact on globalization, Michael Bloomberg on Wednesday is unveiling the inaugural members of a new group to focus on solving its biggest problems, Axios...

Steady Earnings Growth Could Help Kellogg Stock Rise To Fresh Highs Above $70

Up a little over 1.2x from its low in March 2020, at the current price of $66 per share, we believe Kellogg Company stock has further upside potential. Kellogg, a multinational food manufacturer,...

15 Viral Riddles That Are Making Everyone Scratch Their Heads

Get ready to test your brain skills with the most mysterious riddles on the Internet. They require some expert-level reading ability and will provide you with a daily dose of a good challenge....

Tech Crackdown Hits Chinese Stocks, Just Not in China

China’s tech crackdown is mostly affecting firms listed outside the country, helping to create a big performance gap between onshore and offshore Chinese stocks.

Katzenberg-Backed Aura Valued at Over $1 Billion

The private-equity firm Warburg Pincus is the leader of a $150 million funding round for the digital-security company.

Who Will Become the Ruler of Hell in 'Lucifer' Season 6?

"Lucifer" season 6 is coming soon to Netflix and fans have already got their eye on all of the people who could rule hell in the final series.

‘We Are at Home’ Filmmakers Michelle and Uri Kranot Redevelop Project, Prep Feature Debut (EXCLUSIVE)

After winning top honors at last year’s Venice VR competition, directors Michelle and Uri Kranot haven’t exactly rested on their laurels. The filmmaking duo behind “The Hangman at Home VR” has...

El Salvador approved a law that will make it the first country to accept bitcoin as legal tender...

Summary List PlacementEl Salvador's Congress voted in favor of a law that will make it the first country to establish bitcoin as legal tender alongside the US dollar on Wednesday. Once the law has...

Gambling habit: nun admits squandering school cash at casinos

Mary Margaret Kreuper, 79, faces a maximum jail time of 40 years in federal prison for the charges, according to a Tuesday statement...

The perfect storm making everything you need more expensive

Steel, lumber, plastic and fuel. Corn, soybeans, sugar and sunflower oil. Houses, cars, diapers and toilet paper. Prices are rising almost everywhere you look.

The EU is planning to end U.S. tariff battle with Biden due in Brussels next week

The EU wants the U.S. to commit to end their aircraft-related tariffs and metal duties next week, according to a draft statement seen by CNBC.

Tucker Carlson’s Ridiculous ‘Hater’ Attack On Barack Obama Torn Apart On Twitter

Twitter users pointed out the utter hypocrisy of the Fox News personality's criticism of the former president.

Gun Makers Could Be Sued More Easily Under New York Bill

New legislation would allow civil lawsuits against manufacturers and dealers who make or sell guns illegally or inappropriately.

Women Now Drink As Much As Men And Suffer Health Effects More Quickly

Women aren't just upping their drinking, researchers say. Increasingly they are "drinking to cope," instead of for pleasure — which accelerates the risk of alcohol use disorder and its health damage.

Teens Love GameStop Stock, but What Lessons Are They Learning?

The meme stock rally is a perfect time to teach the right way to think about a company.

Cannes’ Directors’ Fortnight-Bound ‘Medusa’ Acquired by Best Friend Forever (EXCLUSIVE)

Brussels-based company Best Friend Forever has acquired “Medusa,” a timely drama directed by rising Brazilian helmer Anita Rocha da Silveira. The film will world premiere at Cannes’ Directors’...

Supreme Court Rules Tribal Police Can Detain Non-Natives, But Problems Remain

Tribal forces can investigate and hold non-Native Americans while waiting for back up from state police or federal officers, but they can't arrest them. Tribes say that means criminals going free.

Halo Trust: Afghanistan mine clearance workers shot dead 'in cold blood'

Officials blamed the Taliban, but the Halo Trust says the local Taliban group came to their aid.

Kelley Blue Book: This is the hybrid car that will cost you the least over 5 years

It starts at an affordable $23,600, gets a highly respectable 53 mpg in the city, has a comfortable ride, sharp handling, it's reliable and has strong resale value.

HBO Max update mostly fixes its broken Apple TV app

HBO Max has updated its Apple TV app to address technical glitches.

NerdWallet: These are the perks you want in a credit card if you’re going to travel in style

Look for a travel credit card that can unlock the kind of benefits that hark back to the Golden Age of travel.

Schumer plans to force key votes to win over Democratic holdouts on filibuster

Senate majority leader to embark on strategy demonstrating how Republicans have all but turned the filibuster into a weaponTop Democrats are preparing to make the case to impose new limits on the...

‘This is a revolution’: the faces of Colombia’s protests

Fifty-eight people have died in six weeks of unrest, but demonstrators say they are more determined than ever to fight for change Protests in Colombia that began in late April over a proposed tax...

Uber and Lyft Ramp Up Efforts to Shield Business Model

Gig economy companies are backing state laws in New York and elsewhere that would cement drivers’ status as contractors in exchange for a union.

My Fellow Republicans, Stop Fearing This Dangerous and Diminished Man

Republicans must authorize an investigation of Jan. 6. Otherwise they enable Trump, feed QAnon and allow the threat of violence to continue.

16 Authors Who Appeared In The Movie Adaptations Of Their Book

Michael Bond's cameo in Paddington is the sweetest thing you never knew about.

Scouted Gift Pick: The Sonos Roam Bluetooth Speaker

If you're anything like us, you're obsessive about finding the perfect gift. A Scouted Gift Pick is our stamp of approval for certified winners in the gifting department. You may not even need to...

Harry and Meghan deny report they didn't ask Queen about naming their daughter Lilibet

Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex have denied a report in the British media that they did not ask Queen Elizabeth II about naming their daughter Lilibet, after the monarch's childhood nickname.

Hear Megan Thee Stallion Join Marshmello on ‘Bad Bitches’

The track comes ahead of the rapper's upcoming single "Thot Shit"

25 Things From Amazon That’ll Help Pet Owners Keep Their Home Clean (And We Have The Proof)

Say goodbye to dirt and grime.

'Confusion and disorientation' driving 'crazy' moves in the market, Mark Mobius says

Market volatility and the next moves by central banks have to be watched "very carefully," veteran investor Mark Mobius has warned.

Delta Variant On The Rise In U.S., Prompting New Warnings To Get COVID-19 Vaccination

Dr. Anthony Fauci pointed to troubling infection rates in the U.K. that were linked to the Delta strain.

GOP Guv Stokes Wacky Far-Right Fantasy of Biden Land Grab

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is on a statewide speaking tour to denounce what he and some far-right allies are portraying as an outrageous intrusion by the Biden administration: a conservation...

Why You Can’t Ignore Your Reflection

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Retired nun to plead guilty to embezzling $835,000 from Los Angeles school for gambling habit

A retired Los Angeles nun will plead guilty to embezzling $835,000 from the elementary school where she worked in order to cover her gambling habits and other personal expenses, officials said this week.

Show HN: Tell YouTube ads to fuck off

Wife of "El Chapo" expected to admit she helped him run drug empire

Emma Coronel Coronel will also plead guilty to helping him escape a high-security Mexican prison, says The New York Times, which was first to report on her intentions.

Mormon sex therapist's ouster stirs worries of shame culture

Sex therapist Lisa Butterworth has long been willing to delve into sensitive sexuality questions with clients who belong to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They seek her out to...

Delta decided its HQ should be in Chicago [Scary]

Lindsey Graham wants to end temporary COVID benefits since members of his own family "ain't working"

"I think we incentivize people not to work because simply they make more money," he says. "I'm not blaming them"

Daft Punk Cafe: Fun place for all Daft Punk fans around the world

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Bitcompare 3.0: Before you Bitcoin, Bitcompare

“ This product came about while on holiday in Greece after first discovering that you can earn interest with Bitcoin 🤯 4 years ago, crypto basically only consisted of exchanges. There...

Andrew Lloyd Webber 'prepared to be arrested' over theatre reopening

The impresario says he will open his new production of Cinderella "come hell or high water".

Bitcoin: Cryptocurrency accounts blocked on Chinese social network Weibo

Several influential Bitcoin accounts on Weibo have been blocked in recent days as Beijing escalates its crackdown on cryptocurrency trading.

Japanese Students Send Letters on Tree Leaves and Actually Get Them Delivered

“Thank you, always <3 I love you. Let’s stay together, now and forever,” one leaf letter read.

This Viral TikTok Shows What It Takes To Treat COVID Patients on the Fringes of Everest

It takes 14 hours to bring COVID-19 supplies from the closest hospital to this remote location in Nepal.

Marc Benioff says he expects 50% to 60% of Salesforce employees to work from home even after the...

In an interview on Monday, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff said that the number of employees working from home will remain high even after the Covid pandemic ends.

UK pushes for City of London to be exempt from G7 global tax plan

British finance minister Rishi Sunak is pushing for the City of London to be exempt from a new global minimum corporation tax system championed by the Group of Seven (G7) economies, the Financial...

Google quietly ends support for its augmented reality Measure app

Google kills its augmented reality Measure app.

HBO Max update fixes the worst of its Apple TV woes

HBO Max has updated its Apple TV app as it attempts to fix the myriad issues that have been plaguing the software since last week. The update fixes significant problems with basic features like...

Krebs: Microsoft Patches Six Zero-Day Security Holes

Krebs: Microsoft Patches Six Zero-Day Security Holes  Krebs on SecurityWindows 11: What We Know About Microsoft’s Likely Next OS  Tom's HardwareMicrosoft releases Windows 10 build 19043.1052 –...

Chinese factories worried about profits face a record gap between rising production costs and...

Chinese factories worried about profits face a record gap between rising production costs and selling prices  CNBCChina's May Producer Prices Beat Expectations  Bloomberg Markets and...

Chinese factories worried about profits face a record gap between rising production costs and...

Chinese factories worried about profits face a record gap between rising production costs and selling prices  CNBCChina's May Producer Prices Beat Expectations  Bloomberg Markets and...

Philly Cop Allegedly Deleted Suspect's Vid of Arrest While Body Cam Rolled

A Philly cop inadvertently busted himself pulling an illegal move ... at least that's the claim of a man who recorded his own arrest, only to see that video deleted -- allegedly by the arresting...

12 Trendy Small Dog Breeds That People Rush to Buy, but Then Give Up On Quickly

It’s always necessary to consider all the pros and cons before getting a dog. Because despite their cute appearance and small size, some of them can come with some big difficulties. That’s why...

EU lawmakers OK virus pass, boosting summer travel hopes

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union lawmakers on Wednesday endorsed a new travel certificate that will allow people to move between European countries without having to quarantine or undergo extra...

In Lebanon, a search for medicine and a stranger's help

To all the struggles of life in Lebanon — the pandemic, the power outages, the inflation, the punishing financial and political crises — add one more: shortages of crucial medications.But as...

Diagnosing anxiety and depression

Differences in theoretical perspectivesContinue reading on Medium »

Bitcoin becomes Legal Tender in El Salvador

US Senate vs. China

U.S. Senate approves sprawling $250 billion bill to curtail China's economic and military ambitions.. (WaPo) as Joe Biden shows 'more continuity than expected' from Donald Trump policy on China....

The Casual Marvel Fan’s Guide to Loki

Didn't Loki die in Infinity War? Has Mobius always had that amazing mustache? And more.

China's highest producer inflation in over 12 years highlights global price pressures

China's highest producer inflation in over 12 years highlights global price pressures  ReutersChina Moves to Tame Inflation Before Prices Rise Too Much  The New York TimesChina's producer prices...

The Vivaldi browser now has mail, calendar, and an RSS reader built-in

Vivaldi users will now be able to check their email, calendar, and RSS feeds all through the browser’s built-in tools: the 4.0 release is launching today, and includes the Vivaldi Mail beta, which...

Waka Flocka Flame Giving Commencement Speech at Chicago High School

Waka Flocka Flame is getting the next generation ready for their next step by delivering the commencement address at a Chicago high school graduation ceremony. The "No Hands" rapper will appear...

China students hold principal hostage in rare protest

The protests were over plans to merge colleges with "less prestigious" vocational institutes.

El Salvador becomes first country to adopt bitcoin as legal tender after lawmakers voted by a...

Lawmakers in the South American country's Congress voted by a "supermajority" in favor of the Bitcoin Law.

6 steps to jump-start collaboration in a hybrid workplace

Shawn Casemore argues that if we are getting more done while collaborating less, there are only two possible outcomes. One is that our work isn’t as accurate. The other is that it lacks the...

Nun who ran Torrance Catholic school will plead guilty to stealing funds that financed gambling habit

A nun who ran a Catholic elementary school in Torrance has agreed to plead guilty to stealing more than $835,000 in school funds

Joe Biden visits Europe on first overseas trip as US President

Biden first travels to Britain to attend the G7 summit and then Brussels for a NATO summit. He will cap off his week with a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Geneva.

It’s time to reimagine the future of work. Here are 5 ways to do it

A CEO says leaders who say things like “Get back into the office,” or “Return to the way things used to be,” are missing the opportunity to realize what has been learned. Amber scanned her email,...

How Well Do You Know the MCU's Loki and Thor?

See how well you can tell the difference between the Marvel Cinematic Universe's most dynamic alien duo.

Senate Overwhelmingly Passes $250 Billion Tech Investment Bill Aimed at Countering China

The legislation authorizes $190 billion in spending, much of it aimed at increased research and development at universities and other institutions

Put on your cha-cha heels and watch some good movies

"These 30 movies reflect elements of modern queer (LBGTQ) history—sometimes dramatized, sometimes documentary, and sometimes because the film itself made history." -The hyperbolically titled 30 of...

Senate approves bill to boost tech industry and counter rivals

The 68-32 vote for the bill demonstrated that confronting China economically is an issue that unites both parties in Congress.

How to Do Anything Better

When we think about the things we do every day—driving, working, parenting—we realize that even with tasks we are generally good at, there is always room for improvement. As always,...-- Read more...

After a bitter fight, Southern California's water kingpin has a new leader

Adel Hagekhalil could bring a new direction to the Metropolitan Water District as climate change strains supplies.

Donovan Mitchell Drops 45 as Jazz Beat Kawhi Leonard, Clippers in Game 1 Thriller

The Los Angeles Clippers took the first step toward advancing past the second round for the first time in franchise history. Los Angeles defeated the Utah Jazz...

Southwest Expects Summer Revenue Jump, Orders 34 New Boeing 737 Maxes

The waning of the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. presents opportunities for the veteran American carrier.

Mark Stone OT Winner Gives Golden Knights Game 5 Win over Avalanche

IF VEGAS: After going down two games to start the series, the Vegas Golden Knights will head home with the chance to take it.  The Golden Knights...

Inside Biden and Manchin's Joemance

Democratic senators say that only the president can convince the influential centrist to sign off on key parts of the party's agenda.

She’s Running for New York City Council. But Newspapers Won’t Publish Her Photo

More and more religious Jewish newspapers and magazines are banning images of women from their pages. Where does that leave the Orthodox women who want to get into politics?

Log Some Quality Vacation Time In One Of These Airbnb Cabins

As the hype surrounding summer 2021 becomes less of a daydream and more of a reality, countless vaccinated individuals are looking for the best ways to bask in their newfound freedom. For some, a...

This complete SwitftUI guide will teach you how to build apps for any Apple device

For the past two years, app developers have slowly been warming to the advantages of SwiftUI. Much like its other offerings, Apple sought to make this app development arena a be-all, end-all...

Retired nun pleads guilty to embezzling more than $800k from school

A now-retired nun has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $800,000 from the St. James Catholic School in Torrance, California, from 2008 to 2018, the last decade of her 28-year tenure as...

New York Times defends ed. board member being 'disturbed' by the US flag, saying she meant it...

The New York Times defended one of the editorial board members after she said that she was "disturbed" by seeing American flags and received online backlash. In a statement on Tuesday from the...

Harris hears criticism from all sides amid difficult first trip..

Plexiglass is everywhere, with no proof it keeps covid at bay..

Watch: Confused pastor gives homophobic sermon with one very odd line: "Heroes have calloused knees"

Louisiana's homophobic Pastor Tony Spell, who bashed "homo-effeminate, sissy preachers" in a recent hate-filled sermon, thought he was really struttin' his masculinity when he said "Heroes have...

Activists are Protesting a Pipeline A DHS Helicopter Blasted Them With Debris

In an apparent attempt to disperse a crowd of people protesting the construction of an oil pipeline in Minnesota, a Department of Homeland Security helicopter hovered above protesters yesterday,...

British police officer pleads guilty to rape, kidnapping case that spurred protests in March

A British police officer has pleaded guilty to the kidnap and rape of a woman as she walked home in south London and whose body was found a week later in woodland.

Olympic Hopeful Kai Lightner on Changing the Face of Climbing and Forming Healthy Habits

For some reason when I started climbing everything clicked," says Lightner. "I could spend hours figuring out a route.”

Immune Cells Are More Paranoid Than We Thought

The best immune systems thrive on a healthy dose of paranoia. The instant that defensive cells spot something unfamiliar in their midst—be it a living microbe or a harmless mote of schmutz—they...

How to Make Taiwan's Iconic Train Bento

This recipe is adapted from a special edition of the June 5, 2021 Gastro Obscura newsletter. Some food and drink is particularly suited for travel. Sometimes it’s a coincidence, like how ginger...

Congressional report details security failures during U.S. Capitol attack

The first congressional report detailing what went wrong on January 6 at the U.S. Capitol was released on Tuesday. The 128-page bipartisan Senate document recounts significant intelligence and...

The Ring Of Fire Solar Eclipse Is Almost Here

Have you been feeling restless, full of pent-up energy, about ready to burst? Blame the moon: On June 10, a new moon “ring of fire” solar eclipse will occur in Gemini. Eclipses always have a way...

Senate Passes Bill to Bolster Competitiveness With China

The wide margin of support reflected a sense of urgency among lawmakers in both parties about shoring up the technological and industrial capacity of the United States to counter Beijing.

That "Sweet Tooth" shocking twist is a critique of misguided eco-fascism

Netflix's dystopian fantasy challenges the idea that "nature is healing" through retribution on humanity

The Best Peated Scotch Whiskies From Islay For Newbies

Islay is the home to classic peated Scotch whisky. Here are ten bottles worth trying as an introduction to the style.

Landmark Alzheimer's Drug Approval Confounds Research Community

Computer illustration of amyloid plaques amongst neurons.

With The Julio Jones Trade, Did Both Atlanta And Tennessee Get Better?

First, we discuss the big news out of the NFL: Julio Jones is no longer a Falcon, and however weird that might be to fans in Atlanta, it was a long time coming. FiveThirtyEight NFL analyst Josh...

Every Landmark in China Now Makes Gorgeous Themed Ice Cream

Summer means ice cream, which, for those of us willing to sprint after the ice-cream truck, often means sweet, frosty cones and cartoon popsicles. Currently in China, though, ice-cream bars have...

This June, We’re Asking Readers to Become Members. Here’s Why

We have a big goal this month — because now is not the time to go to sleep and assume that the “adults” are back in power. The post This June, We’re Asking Readers to Become Members. Here’s Why....

Our Favorite Cheap Earbuds Are an Unbelievable $16 Right Now

These affordable wireless buds from JLab Audio have the same specs as the Apple AirPods and sound almost as good.

House Democrats Want Answers About U.S. Role in Disgraced Brazil Corruption Probe

The now-disgraced Car Wash probe overthrew Brazil’s political order — and 23 House Democrats want to know how the Justice Department was involved. The post House Democrats Want Answers About U.S....

The Atlantic Partners with Knotch to Deliver Content Intelligence

The Atlantic is the first publisher to partner with Knotch, a next-generation content intelligence platform that enables media outlets to provide advertisers with deep insights about the...

Huge Land Purchase Could Be “Nail in the Coffin” for Alaska’s Pebble Mine

In a major win for conservationists and Alaska Natives, an environmental nonprofit just bought 44,000 acres of land near Bristol Bay, thwarting efforts to build a gold and copper mine that could...

MoviePass Deceived Users So They'd Use It Less, FTC Says

Federal regulators detailed tactics the company, which settled accusations against it, used to try to make its most active users go to the movies less.

Tom Of Finland's Photographs Are Iconic But Mostly Unseen

"His mission was to spread joy and spread that sense of freedom of expression"

This Finnish Ad Exec Also Defined Much Of Gay Culture With His Gorgeous Artwork

"His mission was to spread joy and spread that sense of freedom of expression"

The Moody Monkish Genius Of Kevin Durant

The Brooklyn Nets were built to be an unbeatable superteam of eccentric basketball superstars. Will they dominate the N.B.A. playoffs?

How to Hire a Contractor Without Getting Hosed

We love a good DIY project around here, but even the most seasoned DIY-ers still need to call a professional from time to time. When that happens, you’ll want to hire someone who’ll get the work...

Inside Jeffrey Epstein's Bond With Leslie Wexner, The Victoria's Secret Billionaire

Of the many mysteries that still surround the life and crimes of the notorious financier, the source of his wealth, and thus his power, might be the greatest. His long-standing business ties with...

Rostam Batmanglij’s GQ Playlist Is Loud, Not Harsh

The songwriter, super-producer, and Vampire Weekend alumni talks about the music behind his new album Changephobia, and shares a playlist.

FFS, There Are No Exercises You Should 'Never' Do

Whatever your goals, there will be some exercises that are perfect for you (as part of a well-designed, appropriately loaded exercise program) and others that might not be a great fit. But there...

The Best T-Shirts to Wear Right Now Are Bigger, Boxier, and Badder Than Ever

We’ve got the roomy, oversized goodness your tee collection has been missing.

Bachelor Fans Respond to Chris Harrison’s Reported Eight-Figure Parting Deal With the Franchise

Chris Harrison, the longtime host of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette, is leaving the franchise permanently following a racism controversy—and has reportedly received a major parting deal....

Jeff Bezos Going To Space

Multi-billionaire and soon-to-be-former Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos will be aboard the first human flight operated by his aerospace company, Blue Origin, traveling with his brother and the winner of an...

Man Hates How Pride Month Has Been Totally Co-Opted By LGBTQ Community

NEW YORK—Expressing discontentment at the total takeover of the month-long celebration, local man Drew Barrington was reportedly frustrated Tuesday that Pride had been completely co-opted by the...

Nobody knows exactly how tornadoes form

Tornado warnings often come minutes before disaster. Here’s what’s standing in the way of better forecasts. Shortly after midnight on March 3, 2020, Moe Odhwani woke up to find his cellphone...

5 Tips for Buying Used Furniture

Supply shortages have made shopping for new decor more challenging. Here's how to grab a good used furniture deal.

Sex and Death on the Road to Nirvana

A convert dies in the Arizona desert and the secrets of a controversial guru start spilling out.

How an Obscure Company Took Down Big Chunks of the Internet

You may not have heard of Fastly, but you felt its impact when sites went offline around the world Tuesday morning.

The FBI recovered most of Colonial Pipeline’s ransom, but the ransomware threat remains

The largest petroleum pipeline in the country was reportedly breached by a single leaked password. The Department of Justice (DOJ) has managed to recover part of the ransom paid to the criminal...

Why It’s So Hard To Poll People About The Death Penalty

In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew explains why one special election, like last Tuesday’s in New Mexico’s 1st Congressional District, isn’t a reliable gauge of...

When the Bison Return, Will Their Habitat Rebound?

An effort to bring wild bison to the Great Plains aims to restore one of the world’s most endangered ecosystems

To Combat Climate Change, Researchers Want to Pull Carbon Dioxide from the Ocean and Turn It Into Rock

Running seawater through an ocean carbon capture plant could chemically convert carbon dioxide to limestone on a grand scale

Long Live Old Bikes

That brand-new 2021 model may be hard to come by these days, but the used bike market has endless inventory. Here’s why old bikes rule.

Ford Is Making a Genuinely Compact Pickup Truck

The 2022 Ford Maverick isn't just small. At $19,995 and delivering 40 MPG, it stands to disrupt the American truck market.

How America Inc is coping with rising inflation

Companies face a long-forgotten problem

How to be the next Tesla

A traffic jam of upstarts is vying to follow in Elon Musk’s tyre tracks. Does any stand a chance?