How debt is making global inequality worse

The developing world is growing more heavily indebted, worsening fears that the post-pandemic world will see global inequality get worse.

Adele’s ‘30’ Knocks Taylor Swift Off Top Of iTunes Chart Hours After Release

‘Easy On Me,’ the album’s lead single, topped charts hours after it was released last month and broke Spotify’s record for single-day streams.

How To Create Belonging In The Workplace Without Undermining Diversity

Companies are walking a tightrope, and it is paramount that we understand this if we are to successfully navigate our way to an empowered, diverse workforce that embraces change and challenge.

Meghan Markle Private Messages Handed Over With William's Approval

Meghan Markle's private messages would only have been revealed by her former aide with Prince William's permission, according to the Queen's former staffer.

Dems Push Key Vote Back After McCarthy’s Eight-Hour ‘Magic Minute’

After GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy delayed a final vote on the Build Back Better bill with an eight-and-a-half-hour speech, House Democrats both gave McCarthy what he wanted and denied him of his...

Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson's Romance Prompts Mass Confusion

The reality TV star and "Saturday Night Live" comedian sparked dating rumors last month and now it looks like they might be official.

7 Ways To Beat Stage Fright. Strategies For Struggling Artists

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Cynthia Erivo Set to Appear on ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ Judging Panel as Craig Revel Horwood...

Academy Award nominee Cynthia Erivo is set to appear on the “Strictly Come Dancing” judging panel this weekend following Craig Revel Horwood’s COVID-19 diagnosis. The Tony, Emmy and Grammy-award...

International Consolidated Airlines, Deutsche Lufthansa, travel stocks fall on lockdown worries

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US ends sanctions program on Burundi, noting reforms

The United States has ended a sanctions program for Burundi, saying circumstances have changed in the East African nation several years after a bloody political crackdown

Blinken eyes African crises, says continent must reform

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is calling on African nations to heed warnings posed by crises in Ethiopia and Sudan, take seriously popular demands for better governance and enact reforms

Deforestation: Which countries are still cutting down trees?

World leaders have pledged to stop and reverse deforestation. How do their records stack up?

Blinken eyes African crises, says continent must reform

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Friday called on African nations to heed warnings posed by crises in Ethiopia and Sudan, take seriously popular demands for better governance and enact...

Washington State police solve 62-year-old cold case of Camp Fire girl, 9, murdered while selling mints

Spokane police said they have identified who killed a Camp Fire girl, 9, who went missing in 1959 while selling mints.

Is Curaleaf in Trouble?

The company's growth slowed down drastically in its most recent quarterly results.

Pfizer to apply for EU authorization of its COVID pill on Friday

Pfizer plans to apply for a European authorisation of its experimental antiviral pill to treat COVID-19 on Friday, German weekly Wirtschaftswoche said, citing sources close to the European...

How To Know What People Want Without Them Saying A Word

“Language is a more recent technology. Your body language, your eyes, your energy will come through to your audience before you even start…Continue reading on Medium »

Rodin, a Cadaver, and the Scandal that Nearly Derailed Him

PARIS—When a young soldier stripped down in a Belgian art studio in the late 19th century to model for a struggling sculptor named Auguste Rodin, neither of the men could have foreseen the uproar...

Kelley Blue Book: The 2022 BMW i4 vs. 2022 Polestar 2

Check out the two newest additions to the sport luxury EV world. Both offer loads of power and usable range.

Should You Claim Social Security in 2022?

Here's how to know if it makes sense to file next year.

China Is Trying to Make the Tennis Star Peng Shuai’s #MeToo Allegation Disappear. It’s Not Working

The Women’s Tennis Association has doubled down on its demands for an explanation from China and proof that Peng is safe

Inflation is at 30-year highs. Here's how it's hurt past presidents

One of the lessons from inflationary eras past is that voters are less interested in causal responsibility than in forcing a change. In other words, if you are in office now, you are holding the bag.

Madonna, drugs and helicopter-trained dogs: the dark, starry life of William Orbit

He was a techno-classical genius loved by pop stars from U2 to Britney. Then he was sectioned in his 60s after a drug-induced breakdown. The superproducer explains how he came back aroundThere was...

US legislation banning ‘forever chemicals’ far from certain as Senate fight looms

Despite mounting evidence of the chemicals’ toxicity, a similar bill that passed the House was filibustered in the SenateBipartisan legislation introduced this week in Congress would ban PFAS...

Joe Biden and Democrats create crises on purpose. Here's the shocking reason why

The economic pain you're currently feeling isn't an accident. It's on purpose. Democrats have made deliberate policy decisions to get us where we are today.

The G.O.P. Has a Bad Men Problem

The creeping not-so-casual misogyny is indicative of the dark path down which former president Donald Trump continues to lead the G.O.P.

The Case Against Loving Your Job

Will work ever love us back? Two millennials disagree.

Thanksgiving inflation: The cost of a turkey feast is up 14%

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Things quickly go South for QAnon leader running for Congress

"Mark my words: I am going to raise at least a million dollars," Ron Watkins said last month. It's not going well

A Dictator’s Son and Duterte’s Daughter Team Up in a Bid To Rule the Philippines

A “tandem of the country's worst spoiled brats hailing from the worst political dynasties,” are frontrunners in the upcoming national elections.

Kevin McCarthy breaks record for longest-ever House speech, talking for more than 8 hours to...

The House Minority Leader began speaking at 8:38 p.m. Thursday and was still going at almost 5 a.m. ET. He beat a record held by Nancy Pelosi.

Twitter brings its in-app tipping feature to Android

After introducing its "tip jar" feature to all iOS users over 18, Twitter has brought the feature to Android as well. The idea is that if you see a particularly entertaining or informative tweet,...

VancePDF: Free PNG to PDF converter powered by AI OCR technology

“ 😊 Hey Product Hunters! I am Stephen Chavez, founder of VancePDF. I am super excited to announce the official launch of our latest feature - VancePDF 🔥! 🥑 As an AI OCR driven PDF...

Austria re-imposes a full Covid lockdown and makes vaccination mandatory

Austria re-imposes a full Covid lockdown and makes vaccination mandatory  CNBCCzechs, Slovaks target unvaccinated with new restrictions  WJXT News4JAXAustria Reimposes Full Lockdown, Makes...

Austria becomes the first European country to re-impose a full national lockdown since vaccine rollout

Austria recently imposed lockdown measures on its unvaccinated population, but will extend the lockdown to the entire country from Monday.

Ask HN: Why is there no good open-source LMS?

U.S. scientist touts "strong evidence" COVID came from Wuhan market

Virologist Michael Worobey was among those who pushed for consideration of a lab leak, but he says further analysis makes that origin theory "very difficult to explain."

Austria imposes national lockdown as Covid-19 crisis deepens

Austria will impose a national lockdown on Monday as Covid-19 cases soar, Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg announced Friday, becoming the first European country to do so this fall.

Austria imposes national lockdown as Covid-19 crisis deepens

Austria imposes national lockdown as Covid-19 crisis deepens  CNNView Full Coverage on Google News

Ron DeSantis Tees Off Twitter Users With New Balls Merch: 'This Can't Be Real?'

Florida's GOP governor was bluntly reminded of his pandemic failings in response.

Austria announces fourth national lockdown and compulsory vaccination

The Austrian government on Friday announced that the country will go into its fourth nationwide lockdown and will make Covid-19 vaccines compulsory. The Local is following the press conference...

Austria to go into full lockdown as Covid surges

Days after it imposed a lockdown on the unvaccinated, it announces a full lockdown from Monday.

Japan Plans $490 Billion Stimulus to Jolt Struggling Economy

The government approved the package to support recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, including cash payments to most families and some smaller companies.

Is it OK to steal from a real estate broker who suddenly 'disappeared'? Cast vote on right, then...

Amazon Fire tablets are down to record-low prices right now

Amazon's Fire tablets make great portable, secondary devices, or primary devices for the kids in your life. They're already pretty affordable — that's one of the best things about them — but Black...

Trump gives Rep. Paul Gosar his "complete and total endorsement" one day after censure

"Congressman Paul Gosar has been a loyal supporter of our America First agenda, and even more importantly, the USA"

15 Lucky People Who Got Service They Never Expected to Have

Sometimes we receive bad service, sometimes it’s good. And some manufacturers or business owners treat their customers with real care as if they are their own children.

Austria to be first European country to make the COVID vacccine mandatory for all citizen

Neuer Tag der Entscheidung inmitten der vierten Coronavirus-Welle: Am Freitag entscheidet die Bundesregierung nach Beratungen mit den Ländern, welche Maßnahmen angesichts der hohen...

IDFA Industry Program Chief on Supporting ‘Brave, Cinematic, Creative Documentaries’

The Industry Program of documentary festival IDFA launches Friday as an in-person event, while also offering remote access for those who are unable to get to Amsterdam. Head of industry Adriek van...

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Iran detainee wins Magnitsky Award for bravery

Zaghari-Ratcliffe's 7-year-old daughter Gabriella accepted the award at a ceremony in London on behalf of the British-Iranian dual national, held in Iran since 2016.

India’s Modi Withdraws Controversial Farm Laws After Yearlong Protests

The decision is a major climbdown by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, which has been often accused of ramming through laws without enough consultation

Emerging market stocks fall further as traders react to inflation and dollar strength

European equities and US futures edge up in early morning dealings

Testimony in the trial over Ahmaud Arbery's killing has concluded. Here's what we've learned

After 10 days of court proceedings with more than 20 witnesses and investigators providing testimony, prosecutors and defense attorneys will begin closing arguments Monday in the trial over the...

Watch Big Sean, Hit-Boy Perform ‘What a Life’ on ‘Fallon’

The song appears on their new EP What You Expect

Cruel, False And Bigoted’: Lauren Boebert Ripped On-Air By Local TV Anchor

KUSA's Kyle Clark tore into the Colorado conspiracy theorist and GOP lawmaker in a blistering TV commentary.

Ryanair calls time on LSE listing to comply with EU post-Brexit rules

Low-cost carrier has struggled to shed UK-based shareholders since Britain left the bloc

Alibaba stock plunges nearly 11% in record Hong Kong decline

Alibaba stock plunges nearly 11% in record Hong Kong decline  CNNAlibaba shares drop 11% as its slashes guidance and earnings plunge on China's slowdown  CNBCChina: Alibaba shares drop after...

If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Rich?

JustCall IQ: Unfair advantage for your sales team

“ Hey all 👋 I’m Gaurav Sharma from JustCall, a modern phone system for fast-growing businesses. In the last 5 years, we have powered tens of millions of phone calls for sales and support...

A look at Open Connect, Netflix's in-house CDN that launched a decade ago and spans 17,000...

As hundreds of thousands of households worldwide tapped into Netflix’s Squid Game last month, viewers may have taken something fairly extraordinary for granted. Netflix didn’t buckle under the...

Stock Futures Tick Higher After S&P 500, Nasdaq Hit Records

U.S. stock futures edged up, pointing to further gains after the S&P 500 and Nasdaq reached record closes.

Missouri adds 22% to its COVID death rate. oops [Scary]

Watch live: Longest near-total lunar eclipse for nearly 600 years

Today's eclipse, although only partial, will last three hours, 28 minutes and 23 seconds, the longest since February 18, 1440, which lasted 23 seconds longer.

Hear Cardi B Boast Her Success on New Track ‘Bet It’

The song appears on the soundtrack to Bruised

Stock futures rise as S&P 500 seeks to score a winning week

The market rally appeared to have slowed down a bit near record levels even amid strong earnings.

Halo Infinite’s Grappleshot helps make the familiar feel new

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Craig Meme Making Fun of 'Halo Infinite' Is Now Apparently Canon

The developers wanted to find a way to be "respectful" to the developers being criticized for the game's early poor showing.

The Bold Gamble to Make Halo Infinite Last Forever

To reinvent the shooter in the present, the team behind the iconic franchise had to study the game’s past.

Goal in sight, Democrats confront need to sell agenda

WASHINGTON (AP) — Polls show that a strong majority of Democrats — and a majority of the American public — support the broad priorities of the $1.85 trillion social and environmental spending bill...

Austria to enter lockdown, bring in mandatory vaccinations

BERLIN (AP) — Austrian Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg said Friday that the country will go into a national lockdown to contain a fourth wave of coronavirus cases.Schallenberg said the lockdown...

34 Products For Anyone Who Needs Help In The Organization Department

It's time to get your life in order — and these products are here to help.

House Democrats trashed McCarthy's 'rambling' and 'unhinged' speech to obstruct Biden social...

"Raising a young child, my six year old knows better than to behave like this especially in front of company," Rep. Nakeema Williams said.

India's fastest start-up to hit billion-dollar status is already profitable, says founder

India's fastest start-up to hit billion-dollar status is already profitable, says founder  CNBCMensa Brands Raises US$135M in Series B Funding; Valued at Over USD1 Billion  FinSMEsIndia's fastest...

Afiniti, which provides call center software, removes its CEO after sexual assault allegations...

16 People Who Dared to Go for a Big Change and Now Can’t Take Their Eyes Off the Mirror

Up to 80% of women are not satisfied with their reflection in the mirror. Such cases are also among men. If the reasons for this dissatisfaction are not psychological issues but the presence...

Jadakiss Says Hip-Hop Culture Needs to Stop Killing Artists Like Young Dolph

Jadakiss is torn up over Young Dolph getting gunned down ... he says hip-hop culture needs to stop killing its own artists, and the violence needs to end ASAP. We got the "Why" rapper at Madison...

Zac Stacy Allegedly Beat Ex-GF On Multiple Occasions, Disturbing Injury Photos

Zac Stacy's ex-girlfriend claims the savage beating she endured at the hands of the father of her child was NOT an isolated incident ... 'cause the woman says the ex-NFL RB beat her on numerous...

This "Harry Potter" Two Truths And A Lie Quiz Will Be Very Hard, Unless You're A True Potterhead

We've cast an anti-cheating spell over this one.

McCarthy's marathon speech forces Democrats to delay vote on social spending bill

House Democrats scrapped their plans to hold a vote on a mammoth social spending bill Thursday night after House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) broke their patience with an hours-long...

Amazon's Dark Secret: It Has Failed to Protect Your Data

Voyeurs. Sabotaged accounts. Backdoor schemes. For years, the retail giant has handled your information less carefully than it handles your packages.

Photos of the Week: Pelican Bench, Truffle Hunter, Supply Chain

A snowstorm in Moscow, a vintage car race in England, flooding in British Columbia, a scale model of New York City, a giant Baby Yoda balloon, the ongoing volcanic eruption in the Canary Islands,...

N.H. governor slams conservative group’s $500 reward for reporting critical race teachings:...

The New Hampshire chapter of Moms for Liberty said they would give a cash reward to the first person to use the state online questionnaire to turn in a teacher.

I'm pretty sure there's 3 saxophones in one here

Colin Stetson - Adult Swim Festival set 2021 long-form experimental jazz, Colin Stetson does things with brass I wasn't sure could be done by one person. previously

You need to be a workplace champion for gender equity. Here’s how

Shelley Zalis, CEO of The Female Quotient, urges leaders to consider these 8 simple strategies to level the playing field for all. While “The Great Resignation” may sound like the next plague...

Exactly when to fake it ’til you make it (and when not to)

Believing in the future—or pretending to—can work, but only in these instances. When I was 16, I took a high school coop course that put me in a placement at a local technology holdings company....

Stephen Curry Talks Hip Injury: James Harden Collision 'Messed with Me a Little Bit'

Despite dropping 40 points in Golden State's 104-89 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday, Warriors guard Stephen Curry isn't sure whether he'll play...

Army secretary says National Guard members who reject COVID-19 vaccination 'will be flagged,'...

Army Secretary Christine Wormuth has issued memo stating that National Guard troops who fail to comply with mandatory COVID-19 vaccination may not get renewed in the guard, according to the New...

The French revolt against 'woke ideology' after a non-binary pronoun is added to a dictionary

French lawmakers are revolting against the inclusion of a "non-binary pronoun" into the French language by the newest edition of the Le Robert online dictionary. "Inclusive writing is not the...

Bill Belichick's Masterful Offseason Is Paying off Huge for Surging Patriots

After watching the New England Patriots dominate the NFL for more than two decades, more than a few fans outside the greater Boston Metropolitan Area quietly smiled when the 2020 Pats went 7-9...

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Gunman testifies Ahmaud Arbery never threatened him; High school teacher honored with $1 million award

Give the gift of safety with this indoor security camera, $51 off ahead of Black Friday

We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Thanks to movies, it's easy to assume most break-ins...

UC slams the door on standardized admissions tests, nixing any SAT alternative

The University of California has slammed the door shut on standardized testing for admissions, saying no alternative to the SAT can avoid bias based on race, income.

Gina Carano’s Next Movie (Following Her ‘The Mandalorian’ Firing) Sounds Right Up Conspiracy...

After Gina Carano got fired from 'The Mandalorian,' she teamed up with a far-right provocateur, and here's her next project.

Today, a jury got to hear Elizabeth Holmes’ lies for themselves

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Cryptocurrency group loses bid for copy of U.S. Constitution

ConstitutionDAO, a “decentralized autonomous organization,” had raised more than $40 million to bid for the artifact.

Cryptocurrency Group Loses Bid for Rare Copy of U.S. Constitution

ConstitutionDAO, a “decentralized autonomous organization,” had raised more than $40 million to bid for the artifact.

Pressure on fed rising..

Adele's New Album Is Her Best Yet

Adele is — finally — back with a new album, and this time she’s fully in control.

FKA Twigs Releases The Cinematic ‘Measure Of A Man’ Video With British Rapper Central Cee

The song is part of the movie soundtrack to the Matthew Vaughn-directed 'The King's Man'

Texts Show Kimberly Guilfoyle Bragged About Raising Millions for Rally That Fueled Capitol Riot

Text messages reviewed by ProPublica represent the strongest indication yet that members of the Trump family inner circle were involved in financing and organizing the Jan. 6 "Save America" rally,...

Aurora, Colo., will pay a $15 million settlement over the death of Elijah McClain

The 23-year-old Black massage therapist died days after an encounter with police in August 2019.

Thanksgiving dinner will cost 14% more..

Biden's team wants EU allies to get real on 'strategic autonomy'

Biden administration acts to restore clean-water safeguards

The announcement by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army reinstates a rule in place before 2015 while the Biden administration arrives at its own, which is expected to be next year.

California community college students choosing jobs over class likely fuel enrollment drop

California's overall 6.5% drop in undergraduate enrollment is higher than the national average and the fifth highest in the nation.

WATCH LIVE: House debates Build Back Better bill before expected vote

A divided House is debating Democrats' expansive social and environment bill. Party leaders hope that cost estimates expected from Congress' top fiscal analyst will nail down moderate lawmakers'...

Electric vehicles spark discord at Biden's trilateral summit

Canada and Mexico strongly oppose the electric-vehicle tax credit, which the countries warn would damage their auto sectors and undermine the new United States-Mexico-Canada trade agreement.

These 17 Wide-Width Boots Are Made For Walking All Winter Long

Shoe shopping for colder weather can be particularly difficult for those of us with extended-sized or wide-width shoe needs. With sandals and various sneaker styles, there’s a lot more give, which...

Dopamine Dressing Is The Key To Winter Happiness

Well, would you look at that: It's the changing of the seasons. But as temps cool and the sun sets before you've even closed your computer for the day, you might once again find yourself in need...

Ohio Lawmakers Have Introduced An Abortion Ban that Goes Even Further Than The Texas Law

“It is changing a constitutional definition of when a person is recognized in the law to a fertilized egg starting at conception,” one reproductive rights advocate said.

Chasing the Elements

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Save ahead of Black Friday on this discounted multi-tool charger

We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Whether you're heading to work on your regular morning...

Who Helps When a Child Is Bullied Outside the Classroom?

Teacher advice on bullying, immaturity, and ADHD.

How Iran Tried to Undermine the 2020 US Presidential Election

From faked emails to a hacked voter registration database, a new indictment offers fresh details on the attempted interference.

Politics Podcast: What 44 Days In Las Vegas Taught Nate Silver

Nate Silver is back from his book research/poker trip to Las Vegas, and in this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, he sits down with Galen Druke to answer listener questions and...

The ‘Torture Orchard’ Is a Testing Ground for the Coming Climate Crisis

For California’s fruit trees, 2021 was a thirsty year. Nearly 90 percent of the state experienced extreme drought. More than 70,000 farms, which grow a third of the country’s fruit and nuts,...

Sons of Guns

The story of the 1977 Revolt at Cincinnati, and the men who changed the course of the NRA forever.

Everyone Is Missing the Point of Reddit’s Antiwork Sub

"I mean, antiwork isn't just telling your boss to go f--- off,” says the sub’s main moderator.

This Australian Zoo Is Milking Its Giant Funnel Web Spider to Make Lifesaving Antivenom

This Australian Zoo Is Milking Its Giant Funnel Web Spider to Make Lifesaving Antivenom  Smithsonian

81 Unreasonably Good Black Friday Deals You Can Shop Right Now at Amazon

All the savings, none of the in-store shopping madness.

Oklahoma will not execute Julius Jones, but the outcome should still trouble you

Jones, who claims he is innocent, will remain in prison for life in a case that attracted a crush of national attention. The state has yet to reckon with its history of horrific lethal injections....

How (and Why) to Do Two Workouts a Day

I do two workouts most days: a session on a spin bike in the morning, and weightlifting in the afternoon or evening. But I remember a time when two-a-days sounded like an incredible amount of...

Why Won't Anyone Tell Me How Much I Should Be Getting Paid?

Recruiters get weird when I ask.

What You Missed: Drone Helps California Crews Find Hiker

California rescue aided by drone, Mikaela Shiffrin chases ski record, and turkey trot Strava art The post What You Missed: Drone Helps California Crews Find Hiker appeared first on Outside Online.

The 87 Best New Menswear Items Under $100 to Buy Right Now

All the freshest affordable grails, from wild graphic tees to show-stopping shades.

Studying New Life in the Shadow of Venezuela's Last Glacier

In 1986, at the age of 21, Alejandra Melfo moved to Mérida, Venezuela, the “city of eternal snows,” to study physics at the University of the Andes. There, in the mountain city, she often looked...

Watch These 5 Key Issues in 2022 to See if COP26 Climate Promises Are Kept

Delegates at the COP26 UN Climate Summit in Glasgow on Nov. 3, 2021.

What's New on Hulu in December 2021

While its original series don’t always have the marquee value as those on rival services, Hulu has quietly been building one of the strongest catalogs of original content in the Peak Streaming...

Improving public transit makes it easier for people to stay healthy

A new study found improving public transportation makes it easier for people to make it to their doctor appointments. We don’t commonly think of public transportation as part of health care...

The Weight Game: How Body-Size Bias Can Hold Back Health Science

For Decades, assumptions about weight have clouded our view of health-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Lakers’ Staples Center To Become Crypto.Com Arena In $700 Million Deal

A Singapore-based cryptocurrency platform called Crypto.com has bought the naming rights to the home arena of the Los Angeles Lakers in a $700 million deal, with the change taking effect on...

Most Insidious Ways Politicians Have Curtailed U.S. Voting Rights

Nothing makes your vote more useless than allowing some uniformed dimwit who sheepishly does whatever he is told to vote for the opposite party from you.Read more...

White Fear Is Always the Best Defense

On February 23, 2020, Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old unarmed Black man, was out for a jog in Satilla Shores, Georgia, when he was chased by three armed white men in vehicles. They confronted him,...

How Can The Chargers Help Justin Herbert?

Halfway through the longest NFL regular season in history, Los Angeles Chargers fans must feel like they’ve already lived through two miniseasons: the one where their team had an .800 winning...

Hoard of 5500 Roman-Era Silver Coins Unearthed in Germany

Hoard of 5500 Roman-Era Silver Coins Unearthed in Germany  Smithsonian

The U.S.-Led Bombings That Ended the ISIS "Caliphate" Killed Scores of Civilians

The aerial campaign in eastern Syria dislodged the terrorist group from the final patch of land it controlled but cost an untold number of lives. The post The U.S.-Led Bombings That Ended the ISIS...

Bipartisan Bill Seeks to Stop Warrantless Car Spying by Police

Federal authorities can extract photos, texts, and other sensitive data from automotive computers, The Intercept previously revealed. The post Bipartisan Bill Seeks to Stop Warrantless Car Spying...

Revisiting the Hulk Hands Craze of 2003

When Toy Biz released foam Hulk Hands in 2003, kids went into a violent frenzy. "He punched walls," one mother said of her son's behavior. "He punched furniture. He punched me. And when his...

Harry Potter Director Wants to Release His Original 3-Hour Version of Sorcerer’s Stone

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the release of 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone' in theaters, and director Chris Columbus is sharing a lot of information about it—including the fact...

How Americans’ Appetite for Leather in Luxury SUVs Worsens Amazon Deforestation

An examination of Brazil’s immense tannery industry shows how hides from illegally deforested ranches can easily reach the global marketplace. In the United States, much of the demand for...

When Bipartisanship Risks Undermining Democracy

Looking like a human grease fire, and burning nearly as hot, the right-wing provocateur Steve Bannon spat vitriol as he emerged from federal court on Monday afternoon. “This is the misdemeanor...

This Texas County Shows Exactly How Republicans Are Rolling Back the Clock on Voting Rights

It was a scene that brought to mind the disenfranchisement of Black voters in the Jim Crow South. For 22 years, Stephen Holmes has been the lone Black and minority county commissioner in Galveston...

Shell mulls a breakup

The oil major is looking for a less taxing energy transition

An auction at Sotheby’s raises $676m

The art market is changing