China may be having a harder time with Biden than with Trump

The deep freeze in U.S.-China ties has not lifted in the first six months of the Biden presidency. Instead, relations may be growing all the more tense.

UK lawmakers slam government for failing Windrush victims

British lawmakers have excoriated the government for failing victims of the Windrush scandal

Resonant started at buy with $6 stock price target at Benchmark

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TFI International stock price target raised to $112 from $95 at Cowen

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Dallas Airport Goes Into Lockdown After Man Runs Through TSA Checkpoint

Suspect Jeremy Hall is accused of criminal trespass following incident at Dallas Love Field Airport on Sunday night.

Woman Discovers Hidden Cupboards and Fireplaces While Renovating 150-Year-Old House

The TikTok user even found what appears to be the original red wallpaper behind some plasterboard.

Got $1,000? Here Are 3 Video Game Stocks to Buy Right Now

All three of these stocks have proven track records and are trading at reasonable valuations.

Iran claims arrest of spy group linked to Israel's Mossad

Iran’s state TV says authorities have arrested members of a group linked to Israel's Mossad intelligence agency amid ongoing protests over water shortages in the country’s southwest

Lorenzo Lamas, 63, is reportedly engaged to a younger woman who goes by 'Nerdy Blonde' online

"Grease" actor Lorenzo Lamas shared a photo of himself with his reported fiancée, Kenna Nicole Scott.

2 Beaten-Down Biotech Stocks That Could Bounce Back

The market hasn't been kind to these two drugmakers, but both have a chance to turn things around.

Homebuyers in Italy say the pandemic helped them get deals

Summary List PlacementIn the US, the COVID-19 pandemic has tightened the real estate market. In Italy, however, at least a few people told Insider how they found it an advantageous time to buy a...

Casual relationships matter for older adults

In May, Vincent Keenan traveled from Chicago to Charlottesville, Virginia, for a wedding -- his first trip out of town since the start of the pandemic.

Amazon rejects speculation about bitcoin payment plans as untrue, but says it's still exploring crypto

Summary List PlacementAmazon on Tuesday rejected a report that it plans to accept bitcoin payments by the end of 2021, dismissing the widespread speculation around the details of its approach to...

Doing It For The A: Alaska's first Olympic swimmer wins gold

When you're a swimmer from Alaska, there are some misguided stereotypes that must be laughed off. Lydia Jacoby has surely heard them all before. Jacoby does her swimming at a pool, though even...

American Carissa Moore wins first Olympic women's surfing gold

She was a child prodigy from Hawaii who grew up to be the youngest world champion surfer and a four-time world champ.

Google, Facebook set to squash initial iOS fears, show big revenue jump

Wall Street expects Alphabet Inc and Facebook Inc to report a surge in digital ad sales this week after smaller rivals showed soaring demand, bolstering expectations that the impact of Apple Inc's...

Boxer Channels Mike Tyson With Attempted Ear Bite: 'Olympic-Sized Chomp'

Morocco’s Youness Baalla was slammed as a "Mike Tyson wannabe" after the incident with New Zealand's David Nyika in Tokyo.

Tunisia's Nascent Democracy Is In Crisis. But Trouble Has Been Brewing For A Decade

President Kais Saied plunged the country into uncertainty after shutting down parliament and firing the prime minister as well as the country's defense and justice ministers.

Russian swimmer Yuliya Efimova brands Olympics 'unfair' over scheduling, restrictions

Russian Olympic Committee swimmer Yuliya Efimova took a shot at Tokyo Olympics organizers on Monday over the timing of the events and the restrictions that have come with the Games.

Coffee Prices Jump to Six-Year High as Brazilian Frost Threatens Crop

The cold snap is the second weather shock in recent months to strike farmers in Brazil, the world’s biggest coffee producer, threatening to drive up costs at cafes and breakfast tables around the world.

The Tokyo Games Could End Up Being The Hottest Summer Olympics Ever

Slushie machines, salt tablets, cooling jackets: the Tokyo Games have already proven to be a hot and humid affair, and experts say the role of climate change can't be overlooked.

An Ode to Cowboy Camping

I always loved hiking but hated sleeping in a tent. When I stopped using one, I found new joy on the trail. The post An Ode to Cowboy Camping appeared first on Outside Online.

Remote work could mean the end of long-distance relationships

Jobs have always taken people to new cities, states or even countries — ending millions of relationships, or turning them into long distance ones. Telework may be a fix.Why it matters: Often we...

How Flint Closed the Gap Between Black and White Suffering Under COVID

Just five minutes away from Debra Furr-Holden’s cluttered home office in Flint is the house she lived in as a teenager, on Pontiac Street, in a zip code that now has among the lowest life...

Biden to address intelligence community for first time as President

Six months into Joe Biden's presidency, the intelligence community still can't quite escape politics.

Brazil’s 13-Year-Old Skateboard Phenom Rayssa Leal Is Hands Down the Best Part of the Olympics So Far

Rayssa Leal was only seven when she went viral. In early September 2015, millions of people watched the video of the then-seven-year-old skateboarder, dressed in a bright blue fairy costume, fall...

Likely California voters now almost evenly split on Newsom recall, poll finds

The findings of the new poll by the UC Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies and co-sponsored by the L.A. Times dispel the notion that California's solid Democratic voter majority will...

Help! How Do I Prepare My New Boyfriend for My Monster of a Mother?

I'm terrified of the things I know she will say to him.

Democrats have a massive opportunity with Capitol riot committee: Shove it down the GOP's throat

The House select committee on the Jan. 6 insurrection is a potent political weapon. Democrats better not waste it

Hated By His Own Party. Dubbed a “Pelosi Republican.” What Is Adam Kinzinger’s Long Game Here?

Conscience versus political calculation, assessed.

The Time Tax

Not long ago, a New York City data analyst who had been laid off shortly after the pandemic hit told me she had filed for unemployment-insurance payments and then spent the next six months...

The IRS Is Targeting the Poorest Americans

Senate Republicans recently killed a proposed increase in funding for the IRS that would have helped pay for the Biden administration’s infrastructure bill. The beneficiaries of that omission will...

How Billionaires Musk, Bezos And Branson Are Doing More Than Racing To Space

Here’s why the space exploits of billionaires Jeff Bezos, Sir Richard Branson and Elon Musk deserve cheers, not jeers.

Oklahoma And Texas To SEC Should Have Georgia Bulldogs Barking Their Disapproval

The last college football program on the face of the earth that wants to see Oklahoma and Texas in the SEC is Georgia. In fact, this move of Oklahoma and Texas to the SEC kills Georgia, and here's...

How A Special Election In Texas’s 6th District Will Test Trump’s Influence On The GOP

Ideologically, Susan Wright and Jake Ellzey have a lot in common. For starters, the first three priorities on their respective campaign websites are identical: defending the Second Amendment,...

Time For The End Of The Teen Gymnast

Before discovering gymnastics, Kathy Johnson ran track and was quite good at it. She was so good, in fact, that for a time she thought she might become a track and field Olympian. It’s not unusual...

Hundreds of Ways to Get S#!+ Done

You want to be productive. Software wants to help. But even with a glut of tools claiming to make us all into taskmasters, we almost never master our tasks.

Jeff Bezos Offers to Waive $2 Billion for NASA Moon Contract

The Amazon.com founder offered to waive $2 billion in fees over the next two years to win his space company, Blue Origin, a joint contract for the lunar-lander program that was awarded solely to...

Android 13’s dessert codename might be Tiramisu

Tiramisu is a deliciously simple Italian dessert made from coffee-infused ladyfingers and whipped mascarpone and/or cream, but it could also be the internal codename for the next version of...

Tech companies' money shields them from antitrust action

The tech industry's leading giants are floating on a cushion of record profits in lakes of reserve cash, and all that money makes them just about unsinkable.Driving the news: Tech's big five —...

Candide

Joe Biden's relapse: Can the president shake off his fantasies about Republican leaders?

Biden still claims that Republicans "know better." But as one critic says, the time for magical thinking is over

Jeff Bezos offers NASA $2 billion to get Blue Origin back in the moon race

Jeff Bezos offers NASA $2 billion to get Blue Origin back in the moon race  CNNJeff Bezos is offering to cover billions in costs for a NASA contract  Business InsiderBezos offers NASA $2 billion...

FCC challenges a bid won by SpaceX for $886M in rural broadband subsidies, concerned some of the...

Arizona ER Doctor Visibly Stunned By Video Of Trump Rally: 'Dangerous And Stupid'

Thousands of mostly maskless attendees attended the Phoenix rally featuring the former president.

Asian Shadows Acquires Locarno Selection ‘Shankar’s Fairies’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Hong Kong-based international boutique sales company Asian Shadows has acquired Locarno selection “Shankar’s Fairies” by Indian filmmaker Irfana Majumdar. The film will world premiere on Aug. 13...

Several injured after explosion at chemical complex in Germany

Explosion at chemical complex in German city of Leverkusen

It’s Not a Self-Driving Car Unless You Can Sleep in It

Former Glencore trader pleads guilty to role in bribery scheme

Antony Stimler admits to money laundering and violating US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Beach handball: 'It's shocking to have to pay to not play in our pants'

Tonje Lerstad tells Newsbeat about a rollercoaster week for Norway's women's beach handball team.

British aircraft carrier ignores Chinese warnings and has entered the South China Sea, a region...

Aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth and her Carrier Strike Group have entered the South China Sea, a region largely claimed by China.

1950: People sneaking into a porno shop in disguise so they won't be outed & shamed. 2021:...

Indigenous Americans demand a reckoning with brutal colonial history

From Canada to Colombia, protests erupt against legacies of violence, exploitation and cultural erasureAs statues of queens and conquistadors are tumbled amid protests across North and South...

15 Joke Riddles That May Make You Giggle

The more you work your brain, the more it grows neural connections and keeps the mind sharp. That’s why you should put yourself to the test by solving these witty and comical riddles. The best...

Amazon's second-gen Echo Buds fall to a Prime Day low at Best Buy

Amazon's latest Echo Buds have dropped to below $100 for the first time since Prime Day. Best Buy is offering the active noise-canceling earbuds for $80, down from their normal price of $120. The...

Element, a messaging app built on top of decentralized protocol Matrix, raises $30M Series B...

Element, the company behind an end-to-end encrypted team messaging app powered by the Matrix protocol, has raised $30 million.

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Live updates

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Live: U.S. vs. Australia at the Olympics, Lineups and What to Watch

Live: U.S. vs. Australia at the Olympics, Lineups and What to Watch  The New York Times2020 Tokyo Olympics: USA vs. Australia - Preview, Schedule, TV Channels & Start Time  U.S. SoccerUSWNT vs....

Explosion at chemical complex in German city of Leverkusen

BERLIN (AP) — An explosion at an industrial park for chemical companies shook the German city of Leverkusen on Tuesday, sending a large black cloud rising into the air.Germany’s Federal Office for...

North and South Korea restore communication channels after a year

Pyongyang cut off channels last year amid a stalemate in the U.S.-led diplomatic effort to limit its nuclear weapons.

South Africa port operations halted and workers reportedly put on leave after major cyberattack

Transnet, a state-owned South African rail, port and pipeline company, appears to be in crisis mode after a cyberattack hit the company five days ago.

Days After the Olympics Begin, Tokyo Logs Record Coronavirus Cases

The Japanese capital reported 2,848 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday

Carissa Moore and Italo Ferreira claim surfing’s first Olympic gold medals

American Moore sees off outsider Bianca BuitendagHigh-flying Brazilian beats home hope Kanoa IgarashiThe waves rolled into Tsurigasaki Beach and the curtain came down on a high-flying Games debut...

Whatspot: Book meeting rooms, cars, parking spots or desks

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Venice Chief Alberto Barbera on Dip in Women Directors, Netflix and Return of U.S. Studios

Venice Film Festival artistic director Alberto Barbera seems pretty relaxed after announcing what, on paper, looks like one of the strongest Lido lineups in recent memory. There is of course an...

Vunipola, Murray and Harris to start second Lions Test

British and Irish Lions name squad for second South Africa test - with Mako Vunipola, Conor Murray and Chris Harris starting.

Satellite images of wildfires are saving lives. The Pentagon might let the program expire

FireGuard, a pilot program that uses military satellite information to tackle California's wildfires, faces expiration in September.

Utah Farm Draws a Rare Breed: The American Shepherd

With the flow of immigrants disrupted, a homegrown prospect is being trained. “I love being in the mountains,” he says, “and I don’t mind being alone.”

Matt Damon’s Disappearing Acts

The enduring career of the megastar no one really knows.

The Travel Industry’s Reckoning With Race and Inclusion

Tourists, particularly Black travelers, are paying close attention to how destinations and travel service providers approach diversity and equity after a year of social justice protests.

The Ungovernable Catholic Church

Will the pope’s move against the Latin Mass fulfill his revolution or reveal the limits of his power?

UNESCO Says Australia’s Great Barrier Reef Isn’t In Danger Yet. Many Environmentalists and...

UNESCO's decision to delay the listing of the reef as endangered has pleased Canberra but upset environmentalists

Chinese tech stocks sink as Tencent halts registration of new users

Internet group falls most in decade as investors sell on fears of widening regulatory crackdown

In Siberia, volunteers wage war on Russia's wildfires with shovels and saws

'Our government should be doing this', say firefighters, as blaze rages.

Realme is the first to bring magnetic wireless charging to Android

Realme has teased a new device called the Realme Flash, which it claims will be the first Android phone to use magnetic wireless charging. While it looks to be the company’s take on Apple’s...

Ladies and gentleman, this is your Captain speaking. In accordance with our new fuel...

37 Products That'll Give The Neglected Parts Of Your Home A Deep Clean

Time to finally tackle those set-in stains, caked-on layers of grease, and hidden dustbunnies.

British aircraft carrier enters disputed South China Sea

Aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth and her Carrier Strike Group have entered the South China Sea, a region largely claimed by China.

a shift from irony to sincerity

How TV Went From David Brent to Ted Lasso (NYT – non-paywalled link) – Two decades ago, TV's most distinctive stories were defined by a tone of ironic detachment. Today, they're more often sincere...

Chinese Athlete Tearfully Apologizes for Winning Silver in Table Tennis

Japan’s victory in a sport long dominated by China has prompted nationalistic anger.

Lord Huron Debut Music Video for ‘Love Me Like You Used To’

The song appears on their new album Long Lost

Tokyo hits record 2,848 virus cases days after Games begin

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo reported its highest daily number of new coronavirus infections Tuesday, days after the Olympics began. The Japanese capital reported 2,848 new COVID-19 cases, exceeding the...

The Kid Laroi Releases Bonus EP ‘F*ck Love 3+: Over You’

The new collection includes six new songs

China is still falling short of meeting an agreement to reduce its U.S. trade surplus

While Biden has yet to lay out a trade strategy, China still falls short of meeting the phase one deal, says the Peterson Institute for International Economics.

Bitter Russian Olympians Are Having a Total Bitchfest in Tokyo

Russia has a real problem with the Tokyo Olympics. Nothing is quite right, the atmosphere is “depressing,” and the accommodations are “medieval,” according to major Russian media outlets and the...

Republicans Recast Jan. 6 Riot Defendants as ‘Political Prisoners’

The recording is barely discernible, but amid the clangs and scratches it’s possible to make out a few male voices singing “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Despite its poor quality, it’s become an...

19 Pics That Prove the Bond Between Humans and Animals Is Stronger Than Super Glue

A giant needy wolf that loves human hugs, a clingy bird that follows you wherever you go, or even a sense of gratitude from a dog being rescued and sent to its forever home — all animals are...

Black Woman Selling Hair Products Doesn't Want 'Karen' To Be Canceled

The Black woman selling hair care products who was approached by a white woman asking if the transactions were drug deals doesn't want folks going after this "Karen" ... but she hopes a lesson was...

Jupe: A dwelling unit inspired by the stars

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Stephen Dorff Says He 'Feels Bad' About Trashing ScarJo, 'Black Widow'

Stephen Dorff has gone from a "s***-talking" mood to mea culpa mode ... saying he feels bad for trashing Scarlett Johansson and her Marvel film. We got the veteran actor leaving Porta Via in L.A....

Chinese Tech Stock Selloff Deepens

Chinese Tech Stock Selloff Deepens  The Wall Street JournalHong Kong's Hang Seng index falls more than 8% in two days as China tech stocks continue to crumble  CNBCAsia equities tick up, as...

Intel will build chips for Qualcomm as part of its ambitious foundry plans

Earlier today, Intel unveiled detailed plans for its future chip technology, describing how it plans to catch rivals TSMC and Samsung by 2025. It also revealed that it will start building chips...

Evangelical pastor demands churchgoers ditch their masks: ‘Don’t believe this delta variant nonsense’

“I am not playing these Democrat games up in this church," Nashville pastor Greg Locke told parishioners.

Fans are complaining about the new name of Cleveland’s baseball team. Here’s why it’s actually brilliant

The Guardians, the new name for Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team, is a win for architecture nerds and preservationists everywhere. After years of complaints and controversy over its racist...

This sleek, climate-friendly cooling unit reduces the footprint of HVAC by 75%

Heat pump technology is the future of cooling and heating, but it’s been expensive to install. Now you get a small heat pump for your window. No one really likes window air conditioners: Yes, they...

Excited Olympic Swimming Coach Loses His Shit, Goes Instantly Viral

When an Australian swimmer won gold at the Tokyo Olympics, her "rock star" coach literally thrust his way into the spotlight.

Olympic Women's Tennis 2021: Naomi Osaka's Shocking Upset Loss Tops Monday’s Results

The quarterfinals of the women's singles tournament are coming into focus Tuesday in the 2021 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Naomi Osaka's quest for gold ran...

Non-Aussies Are Sharing Their Urgent Questions For Australians And The Answers Are So Fascinating

Who's the designated spider wrangler in your household?

More shortages coming

From ports to rail yards, global supply lines struggle amid virus outbreaks in the developing world Some back-to-school products could be hard to find for American consumers in the coming weeks.

Olympic Men's Tennis 2021: Monday Round-of-32 Results, Scores and Reaction

Naomi Osaka's stunning loss in the second round of Olympics play to Viktorija Golubic was the top story around the tennis world on Monday, and justifiably...

Amid ongoing migrant influx, Border Patrol apprehends previously deported criminals

Shortly after midnight on Saturday, a Yuma Sector Border Patrol Agent encountered an individual who unlawfully crossed the international border. Records checks showed that the individual had a...

Democrats prep a somber yet TV-ready first hearing in Jan. 6 probe

They’re set to question officers who personally tried to fend off and were injured by violent rioters during the Capitol attack.

What’s Covid?’ Why People at America’s Hardest-Partying Lake Are Not About to Get Vaccinated

At the Lake of the Ozarks, vaccines are shunned, masks are mocked and the long term consequences take a back seat to the time at hand.

Help us identify this awesome butterfly

Can anyone identify this fairly large butterfly? In Southern California, my daughter and I each got a good look at Daughter of Mothra. I then grabbed a few snapshots and a bit of video. Each wing...

Are you a hot sleeper? Stay frosty this summer with a chilled water sleep cooling system

Trying to sleep during the height of the summer heat isn't always easy. If you live in a warm climate and if you have upstairs bedrooms, you know the heat rises — and while the air conditioning...

Trump backs Paxton for re-election as Texas attorney general

Former President Donald Trump has endorsed Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton for re-election in the Lone Star State."Attorney General Ken Paxton has been bravely on the front line in the fight for...

Climate Change And The Psychology Behind The World That Doesn’t Care Enough About It

Are we really doing enough for the environment?Continue reading on Age of Awareness »

U.s. viewership climbs to 20 million..

Former sen. barbara boxer assaulted, robbed in oakland..

Intel's Ambitious Plan to Regain Chipmaking Leadership

The company announced a strategy that involves new machinery and new technologies. It may get a boost from the US government.

This Is RVing

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Should your doctor be vaccinated? Frontline workers face calls for mandatory inoculation

About 115,000 frontline federal health care workers will be required to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Nearly 60 medical groups issued a call for mandatory vaccinations for all health care workers. Dr....

News Wrap: Biden to pull U.S. combat forces from Iraq by end of year

In our news wrap Monday, the White House announced that a U.S. combat mission in Iraq will wrap up by year's end. The United Nations reports that more women and children have been killed in...

When A Person Dies From COVID, It’s Okay To Tell The Truth About Who They Were

As the number of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths increase across the country, particularly among those who aren’t vaccinated, the way in which these instances are being covered has...

Robin Williams Quit The ‘Howard The Duck’ Movie After Three Frustrating Days, According To His...

A famous ad-libber, Williams found it impossible to synch his tossed-off lines to an animatronic character who'd already been filmed.

Matt Damon Fell In Love With Ireland And Wants To Move There After The Pandemic

After the pandemic shut down 'The Last Duel' production in Ireland, Matt Damon stayed for three months, and now, he wants to move there.

At 7, Rayssa Leal Went Viral For Skateboarding In A Fairy Princess Dress. At 13, She Won An Olympic Medal

On Monday, 13-year-old Rayssa Leal won the silver medal during the Tokyo Olympics‘ first women’s street skateboarding event. Medaling for Brazil, Leal was among a roster of other teenage...

Officials have accounted for a total of 98 victims but will continue searching through the...

Officials have accounted for a total of 98 victims but will continue searching through the debris to ensure all human remains have been recovered.

She Blew the Whistle on Military Sexual Assault, Then Came Under Investigation

Amy Braley-Franck, who has a hearing this week on her two-year suspension, says more needs to be done for victims. The post She Blew the Whistle on Military Sexual Assault, Then Came Under...

California And NYC Public Employees, As Well As VA Health Workers, Have New Vaccine Mandates

“This is about our recovery," New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday after announcing a vaccine mandate for city workers.

The 'Sex And The City' Reboot Is Already Chaotic

Filming has barely begun for the HBO Max reboot, but between Kim Cattrall's absence, paparazzi swarming the set, and a major script leak, it's already a mess.

How to Backup and Restore Your PlayStation 5 Data

Backing up your PC, smartphone, and other devices ensures you can recover your data in the event of a crash, sudden power outage, or total hardware failure—but not many people considering doing...

How to Give Yourself a Buzz Cut

It's more complicated than going crazy with some clippers—but not by much.

Unwrapping Buzz Aldrin's Visor In Moon Photo Reveals What He Saw

Visual effects artist Michael Ranger unwrapped Buzz Aldrin's visor reflection to reveal what the Apollo 11 astronaut saw on the moon.

What I Learned About Weightlifting From Two Olympic Competitors

Explosively lifting a giant barbell over your head takes strength, technique, and a certain fearlessness. I’ve been training this sport—Olympic style weightlifting—for about two years now, and it...

Attention, Attention! The Todd Snyder Summer Sale Is Absolutely Enormous

Save up to 60% on striped polos, best-in-class shorts, classic kicks, and more.

Nation Assures Kanye West They Don’t Care Enough About ‘Donda’ For Him To Be Stressing This Much

NEW YORK—Urging the Grammy-winning rapper to take as much time as he needed on the project, the nation assured Kanye West Monday that they don’t care enough about his forthcoming album, Donda, to...

Clouds May Speed Up Global Warming

They may make both the best and worst-case scenarios for climate change less likely-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Wild Pigs Release as Much Carbon Emissions as 1 Million Cars

Feral pigs in Australia.

Why the 400m hurdles is one of the hardest Olympic races

Running the 400-meter hurdles requires strategic rhythm, but it’s over so quick you just might miss it. There are few single events that demand as much skill as the 400-meter hurdle race. It’s not...

Dilkusha House (Albert W. Taylor House) in Seoul, South Korea

Nearly a century past its construction, a derelict colonial-style house in Seoul’s Jongno district has been restored. Its lformer residents—Albert W. Taylor, a Nevada-born businessman who worked...

How to Be Less Helpless

A plan for (finally) dropping the victim narrativeContinue reading on Forge »

Abbey Sewage Pumping Station in Leicester, England

The Abbey Pumping Station is an unusual science and technology museum in Leicester, England. Its main attraction is the set of  four working steam-powered beam engines leftover from its time as a...

Cleveland Renames Baseball Team ‘Guardians’ After Backlash

Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team announced that they will begin using the name the Guardians following the end of the 2021 season, ridding itself of its previous name which many found...

The Ballad of the Chowchilla Bus Kidnapping

In 1976, a school bus carrying 26 children and their driver disappeared from a small California town, capturing the world’s attention.

McDonald's Free Fry Refills Are Their Best-Kept Secret

Getting a free refill of fries from McDonald's may be as easy as just asking, according to a viral TikTok video.

The Real Reason Water Polo Players Wear Those Caps

Spend a few minutes watching Olympic water polo, and you’ll realize the players' bonnets have holes in them. If they’re not keeping water out, what are they for?

The case for optimism about American democracy

Why Fareed Zakaria believes the American experiment is flawed but resilient. How worried should we be about the state of democracy? Democracy panic is its own genre of journalism at this point,...

Colombian Mercenaries and the Assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse

The U.S. government — and Joe Biden himself — has made repeat appearances in the history that gave rise to Colombia's hired guns. The post Colombian Mercenaries and the Assassination of Haitian...

Reaching Out to Those Behind Bars

Learn how the Anacostia Community Museum redesigned its acclaimed exhibition "Men of Change" as a digital offering for incarcerated audiences

Hou Yifan and the Wait for Chess’s First Woman World Champion

For years, Hou was the only woman who stood a chance against the very best. But she had her own ambitions.

How Wheaties Became the 'Breakfast of Champions'

Images of Olympians and other athletes on boxes helped the cereal maintain a competitive edge

As food prices soar, big agriculture is having a field day

How long will it last?

Japan Inc wants to become a hydrogen superpower

To succeed, it must focus on unglamorous industrial uses of the gas