Fortnite' X 'The Book of Boba Fett': Release Time and Cost of New Boba Fett Skin

"Fortnite" will let "Star Wars" fans role-play the notorious bounty hunter "Boba Fett". Here is when the skin will be added to the game's Item Shop.

Investors Shrug As Ukraine-Russia Tensions Rise

Stocks and energy don't seem to be reacting to the potential for military conflict.

The surprising brain benefits of exercising with others

I reviewed the evidence on dozens of so-called brain enhancers. Here’s what actually works. In 2020, the world spent more than $7 billion on supplements that promised to enhance brain health. We...

Joe Manchin told the White House he would support a billionaire wealth tax, something he...

Manchin said he would back the tax as part of Build Back Better, The Washington Post reported. Biden is trying to win his support for the plan.

Iran says it fired 16 ballistic missiles during annual drill

Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard has fired more than a dozen of surface-to-surface ballistic missiles

2 Top Tech Stocks to Buy During a Recession

Market crashes are inevitable, but they're the perfect time to buy great businesses at a discount.

Extreme Eruption Spotted From Earth's Nearest Feeding Supermassive Black Hole

The supermassive black hole at the heart of the Centaurus A galaxy blasts out powerful radio jets as it ejects material into space at near light speed.

How Hypersensitivity Might Be Linked To A Transporter Protein Deficiency In The Brain: Study

Runa Hamid of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research in Hyderabad, India, and colleagues identified a transporter protein in the brain that plays a vital role in preventing...

Pollster Robert Cahaly on accuracy in political polling

On "The Takeout" podcast this week, Cahaly discusses his polling methods with Major Garrett and what was behind his polls' accurate predictions in 2016 and 2021.

How Would Alphabet Stock Perform in a Recession?

People still use internet search during tough economies, so how recession-proof is this tech giant?

The jazzy cover of Street Fighter you never knew you needed

Music is one of the unsung heroes in gaming's ability to fully immerse a player into a fictional world. The soundtrack from specific stages in a video game can stick with you forever, and odds are...

Sueños y pesadillas de la Inteligencia Artificial

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How the Grinch became a sex symbol

The New York Times has a, uhh, fascinating new piece on the rising trend of Sexy Grinch Cosplay: On Instagram, anyone can achieve a similar transformation with a "Cute Grinch" filter created by...

Groups call for protests against Libya poll cancellation

Several Libyan parliamentary candidates called for nationwide protests over the cancellation of a long-awaited presidential election, a blow to hopes to end a decade of chaos in the oil-rich North...

Stephen Miller claims he's experienced difficulty obtaining baby items, mostly their arms and...

Trump kept having to retape his video telling fans to leave the Capitol riot, which may explain...

Trump stayed silent for over three hours after his supporters stormed the Capitol. The Jan. 6 committee is trying to understand why.

Hawaii bowl game canceled as team pulls out due to COVID, injuries

Hawaii withdrew itself from the Hawaii Bowl game late Thursday evening, a day leading up to the game.

Did kindness actually get me anywhere?

How it DID and DID NOT help.Continue reading on Medium »

United and Delta cancel flights just before Christmas Eve

United and Delta cancel flights just before Christmas Eve  CNNOmicron variant causes Christmas flight cancellations and holiday travel headaches  Fox BusinessOmicron Hits Airlines, Triggers...

Germany anticipates big omicron rise over holiday period

Germany's health minister said Friday that the proportion of coronavirus infections with the new omicron variant will increase sharply in the days ahead, and he appealed to people to take steps to...

Seeking 'peace of mind', Lisbonites rush for COVID-19 tests before Christmas

Vitor Chitas started queuing at 6 a.m. on Christmas Eve for a COVID-19 test before meeting up with loved ones later on Friday amid a fresh surge in infections in Portugal. The 66-year-old was at...

Berlin wants EU to be 'Fourth German Reich', says Poland's Kaczynski

The term "Fourth German Reich", added Kaczynski, "has nothing negative about it, as it is not the Third Reich but the First", i.e. the Holy Roman Empire.

Spurs rout depleted Lakers 138-110 in last Staples game

Keita Bates-Diop scored a career-high 30 points while making all 11 of his shots, and the San Antonio Spurs routed the slumping Los Angeles Lakers 138-110 on Thursday night in the final event at...

The Morning After: Is it time for lickable TVs?

I joked about LG’s unusual TVs earlier this week, but I'll take it back. Those were fine. Sensible, even. That’s because a Meiji University professor in Japan has unveiled a prototype screen...

How to recognize Covid-19 symptoms from the omicron variant

A mild Covid-19 case from omicron might feel like a cold. You should still take it seriously. The list of symptoms of Covid-19 has grown longer and stranger throughout the pandemic. With so many...

TikTok Wants You To Come Dine With Them, But Who Wants To Order Cold Pesto Eggs?

In this week's newsletter: how TikTok is bringing food trends to a delivery app near you, and at close look at a new book on the influencer economy.

Robinhood Gets Robbed in Heard's Annual Stock-Picking Contest

Heard on the Street columnists bet against retail brokerage Robinhood Markets in more ways than one this year.

Russia fines Google £73m over failure to delete ‘illegal’ content

Moscow ruling is first revenue-based fine of its kind in Russia and comes amid fears of internet crackdownA Moscow court has said it is fining Alphabet’s Google 7.2bn roubles (£73m) for what it...

Webb telescope launch could shift understanding of early universe..

Smarking (YC W15) Is Hiring Head of Eng to digitize $655B parking industry

TikTok Wants You To Come Dine With Them, But Who Wants To Order Cold Pesto Eggs?

In this week's newsletter: how TikTok is bringing food trends to a delivery app near you, and at close look at a new book on the influencer economy.

The Mournful Heart of It’s a Wonderful Life

It’s a Wonderful Life is an odd candidate for the “heartwarming Christmas classic” category. The film’s plot pivots around its main character’s consideration of suicide. And the story of George...

The Constitutional Right We Have Bargained Away

The Bill of Rights exists to protect individuals. It protects the right to free speech, the right to due process, the right to counsel, and the right to be free from cruel and unusual punishment,...

Trees Have the Potential to Live Indefinitely

Ancient bristlecone pines in Great Basin National Park in northern Nevada.

The Best TV Shows of 2021

Yes, you binged Squid Game, but what about Reservation Dogs and The Great?

VCs Lavished Startups With Cash in 2021. Now Comes the Hard Part

“Is it a casino or the future of tech? Everyone’s trying to figure that out.”

Seven dead after migrant boat sinks near Greek island

It comes just a day after another migrant boat sank in the region, which the UN's refugee agency described as "the worst in the Aegean this year".

Scientists discover new part of human body..

Thursday Night Football: 'We're not dead yet' -- late field goal gives A.J. Brown-inspired...

The Tennessee Titans needed a hero and A.J. Brown answered the call.

Building Remote Teams for Startups

Tesla update lets drivers turn their cars into megaphones

As part of its annual holiday software update, Tesla has released a new feature that lets drivers turn their cars into megaphones. The update was spotted by Electrek, which reports that it’s only...

Tesla disables gaming while driving feature

It follows an inquiry into Passenger Play, which allowed games to be played while a car was moving.

Burnley-Everton called off because of Covid cases and injuries

The Premier League postpones Everton's match at Burnley on Sunday because of coronavirus and injuries.

Chris Noth: Fourth woman accuses Sex and the City actor of assault

Chris Noth: Fourth woman accuses Sex and the City actor of assault  BBC News'SATC' star Chris Noth accused of sexual assault by fourth woman  Fox NewsFormer 'SATC' Stand-In Claims Chris Noth's Set...

41 Winter-Friendly Pieces Of Clothing That Are Best Paired With A Mug Of Hot Cocoa

Stay warm and look good doing it.

Opinion: Omicron is a game-changer for Covid-19 vaccines

The Omicron coronavirus variant is now spreading at warp speed. Three weeks after it was first detected in the US, it has become the dominant coronavirus strain, accounting for 73% of all new...

Europe's Industrial Firms Flash Warning on Energy Costs

Steelmakers, glass manufacturers and other energy-hungry businesses in Europe are calling on governments to take action to stop record gas and electricity prices from hobbling the region’s economy.

Lufthansa, Delta, United report cancellations over Christmas

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — At least three major airlines have reported canceling dozens of flights as illnesses largely tied to the omicron variant of COVID-19 take a toll on flight crew numbers...

The Latest Science on Compression Gear

Over the past decade, research into compression sportswear has exploded. Here’s what the results reveal. The post The Latest Science on Compression Gear appeared first on Outside Online.

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18 Celebrities Who Make Parenting Look Like a Piece of Cake

Parenting is a full-time job with no vacations or time off. However, many celebrities make it seem like a walk in the park when they show us their adorable kids and the priceless moments they share.

Covid News: Live Global Updates

Covid News: Live Global Updates  The New York TimesUnited and Delta cancel flights just before Christmas Eve  CNNOmicron variant causes Christmas flight cancellations and holiday travel...

Portraits of Our Times

We look at the Lives They Lived.

Cotton Bowl 2021: Odds, Game Info, Injury Report for Cincinnati vs. Alabama

In the first national semifinal of the 2021 College Football Playoff, the breakthrough team meets the juggernaut. Cincinnati, which has posted a 44-6 record over the past four seasons, is the...

Daily Fantasy Football Week 16: DraftKings, FanDuel Strategies and Value Picks

There are always some weeks during the NFL season when unexpected players rise up and become fantasy stars...

Intel apologizes to China for following US sanctions targeting Xinjiang ‘genocide’

Intel has issued an apology to partners and customers in China after it told local suppliers it would not be using labor or goods sourced from the country’s Xinjiang region. The company has...

Succession’ Showrunner Jesse Armstrong’s Production Company Doubles Profits Following Success of...

Jesse Armstrong’s Various Artists Ltd has posted post-tax profits of £2.6 million ($3.5 million) following the success of “I May Destroy You.” The profits for the year ending March 2021 are more...

How the Soviet Union's collapse explains the current Russia-Ukraine tension

To understand the friction between Russia and Ukraine, it's important to go back to 1991. Exactly 30 years ago this weekend, the Soviet Union formally dissolved and broke up into 15 separate nations.

Monsters: Those “Nobody Wants to Work” Signs

As usual, the staff of Mother Jones is rounding up the heroes and monsters of the past year. Find all of 2021’s heroes and monsters here. Sonic in Albuquerque says “No one wants to work anymore.”...

Monster: The Myanmar Army That Murdered Civilians and Threatened My Friends

As usual, the staff of Mother Jones is rounding up the heroes and monsters of the past year. Find all of 2021’s heroes and monsters here. On February 1, families across Myanmar, already exhausted...

There May Never Be a Better Time To Go Car-Free

With used car prices through the roof, it’s for cyclists to put our money where our mouths are. The post There May Never Be a Better Time To Go Car-Free appeared first on Outside Online.

Our favorite photos from 2021: how Guardian US pictures captured a historic year

Our photographers captured many moving and inspirational moments in 2021. Here’s our pick of the most striking imagesIn 2021, our photographers told some of the most profound stories in America....

Why House Democrats are retiring or moving on before the next election

Twenty-three Democrats so far are leaving the House, compared to just 11 Republicans.

White supremacist Christmas: Those Boebert and Massie "gun photos" are a direct threat

Christmas family photos bristling with guns aren't funny — they're a direct appeal to white Christian fascism

Europeans Ponder Living With, Not Defeating, Covid

On the eve of the biggest holidays in Europe, exhaustion with the pandemic is rising. So is resignation that the virus is endemic.

Think You’re Smarter Than Slate’s Copy Chief? Find Out With This End-of-Year News Quiz

Test your knowledge of this year’s big stories.

Why I Can’t Stop Watching The Witcher

It's hard to quit, even if I really, really, really want.

United, Delta, JetBlue canceling many Christmas Eve flights due to omicron surge

United, Delta, JetBlue canceling many Christmas Eve flights due to omicron surge  WABC-TVOmicron variant causes Christmas flight cancellations and holiday travel headaches  Fox BusinessOmicron...

4 People Injured After Shooting At Chicago-Area Mall

One person is in custody and police were looking for another suspect in a shooting at the Oakbrook Center in Oak Brook, about 15 miles west of Chicago.

Ahead of the holidays, the biggest game releases from EA, Take-Two, and Activision have received...

Problems with the latest “Call of Duty,” ”Battlefield” and ”Grand Theft Auto” releases follow a tough year for videogame stocks.

The year in COVID, visualized

Data: N.Y. Times; Chart: Jared Whalen/AxiosThis data visualization shows what the U.S. has been through in the past year of COVID: from the winter surge to the arrival of the vaccines — and now,...

Aranyak’ Team Unpacks the Nordic Noir From India That is a Global Hit for Netflix (EXCLUSIVE)

“Aranyak,” the Indian noir series that began streaming Dec. 10, has emerged as a global hit for Netflix. It bowed at No. 1 in India and Bangladesh and is in the top 10 in 13 countries, including...

London Markets: London stocks rise in holiday thinned trade, with travel stocks taking the lead

A final trading session before Christmas and the long holiday break sees London stocks trading higher.

Santas in short supply across the U.S

Continued COVID-19 concerns and staffing shortages may mean the annual Santa meet-and-greet is just a joy of Christmas past.The big picture: Demand for professional Santas surged this holiday...

People face long lines as they rush to get tested for COVID ahead of the holidays

Americans are scrambling to find out if they're COVID-free so they can go through with their plans. But for many, that means queuing up for hours or tracking down scarce at-home testing kits.

Why the Match.com C.E.O. Took a Stand on the Texas Abortion Law

Shar Dubey runs some of the world’s most popular online dating sites. A restrictive new law prompted her to speak out.

CIA’s Phony Osama Vaccine Op Is Still Fueling Doubt in Vaccines

Coronavirus vaccination rates around the world are low for a lot of reasons—short supplies in developing countries, lack of trust in the governments handing out the jabs, and conspiracy theories...

Omicron up to 70% less likely to cause hospitalization than delta variant, UK government study finds

Of those admitted to hospital with omicron, 17 people had received their boosters, 74 were double vaccinated, and 27 were unvaccinated.

LA Police Kill Teen Girl In Store Dressing Room While Firing At Male Suspect

Los Angeles police fired on an assault suspect and a bullet went through the wall of a store dressing room, killing a 14-year-old girl.

Democrats feared gerrymandering bloodbath

Nevertheless, Democrats are still quite likely to lose control of the House in 2022

15+ Times the Internet Proved It’s Still Filled With Photos That Can Surprise Us

According to statistics, in 2021, the average person spent a considerable 155 minutes of their day browsing the Internet on their mobile phone. And one of the reasons going online is so appealing...

TikTok moderator sues over mental trauma caused by graphic videos

A TikTok moderator has sued the social media platform and its parent ByteDance over trauma caused by graphic videos, Bloomberg has reported. In a proposed class-action lawsuit, moderator Candie...

Girl, 14, killed by LA police in clothing store shooting

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police fatally shot a 14-year-old girl who was in a clothing store dressing room Thursday when officers fired on an assault suspect and a bullet went through the...

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NBA Star Enes Kanter Freedom Dating Emily Sears

Enes Kanter Freedom is no longer a free man in the dating world... because TMZ has learned that he has made things official with Carl's Jr. model Emily Sears! Sources with direct knowledge tell...

Brussels signals narrow scope to planned cross-border banking curbs

Proposed measures aimed at ‘core’ services, says EU’s Valdis Dombrovskis

BioNTech mRNA Cancer Vaccine Recruits First Patient Into Phase 2 Trials

The individualized mRNA cancer vaccine from BioNTech has moved to Phase 2 trials, with a patient from the USA set to receive a dose in the hopes it will pr

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Google hit with $100 million fine in Russia for ‘systematic failure to remove banned content’

The penalty, the largest yet by Russia, represents an escalation in Russia’s push to pressure foreign tech firms to comply with its increasingly strict rules for the internet.

Celebrity Christmas Trees 2021 -- Merry And Bright!

Hollywood is go big or go home when it comes to decor ... and Christmas is their time to shine like the star on top of the tree! Some of your favorite stars -- like Kim Kardashian, Nia Vardalos,...

The Worst Political Predictions of 2021

We all make mistakes. But some people got things really, really wrong this year.

Dems grapple with crowded, diverse Maryland primary to replace Hogan

Nine candidates, five of them Black or Latino, are running in the June Democratic primary for governor.

I helped a stranger at the end of his life. It taught me how to live my own

Matthew grabbed my hand and squeezed it. “Remember me,” he said.

LAPD Officers Accidentally Kill 14-Year-Old Girl While Shooting at Suspect

The girl got shot inside a Burlington store's dressing room when police fired at a suspect who assaulted a woman earlier

Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye Pardoned 4 Years After Being Jailed for Corruption

The Justice Ministry said Park Geun-hye’s pardon is aimed at promoting national unity amid struggles during the COVID-19 pandemic

Many Proposals, but Little Desire to Act

"Does it have to be yours?" she asked recently. "Is that what it's gonna take to get it?" TW: This story discusses a child's fatal case of food poisoning.Over the last 25 years, three...

Tesla’s German Gigafactory faces local hurdles as it nears completion

Tesla has faced several hurdles, including local opposition and red tape, over the past two years.

Disinformation vs. Misinformation: What’s the Difference?

The difference between misinformation and disinformation boils down to the intent behind it (or lack thereof).

RS Recommends: Amazon’s Fire HD Tablet Has Features the iPad Can’t Match and It’s Only $54

The Fire HD 8 is not only the best tablet that Amazon makes, but it's the best tablet we've tested under $100, period

It's official: A beach is coming to Williamsburg

Developed by Two Trees Management, the massive project, years in the making, was just approved by the New York City Council and construction is expected to kick off by 2024. According to plans,...

Where to Watch All of This Year’s Oscar-Worthy Movies, From ‘West Side Story’ to ‘House of Gucci’

Now that Omicron is bearing down on us, spoiling holiday plans and making a trip to the cinema seem like anything but an escape from reality, you’re probably wondering where you can check out the...

ETF assets close to $10tn after second year of record growth

Investors pour in more than $1tn of new cash during 2021 despite coronavirus concerns

minulle: Preview YouTube thumbnails and titles before you upload

“ Hey ProductHunt! 👋 I was attending my online classes yesterday, and I built this web app in 3 hours as a result of me getting super bored. minulle allows you to preview your YouTube...

Photos: Southland soaking brings voluntary evacuations

The rain will persist intermittently -- perhaps heavy at times -- through the holiday weekend

At least 14 senior Meta executives, including from its Workplace and Novi divisions, left in...

In 2021, numerous senior Facebook executives left the company or announced their plans to depart in the coming months.

The 25 Best TV Shows of the 21st Century, According to Critics

From ‘The Wire’ to ‘The Office,’ here are the 21st-century TV shows experts love the most. (That’s the UK ‘The Office,’ by the way.)

Dow Jones Newswires: China Mobile exercises greenshoe option amid high demand for Shanghai offering

China Mobile Ltd. has exercised the greenshoe option in its blockbuster Shanghai offering, issuing an additional 126.9 million shares amid high investor demand.

Buscaino wants 1,300 more cops

Councilman Joe Buscaino promised to pay for more cops using existing city funds. Another mayoral candidate called Thursday's announcement a slogan, not a plan.

Nas to Release Surprise New Project ‘Magic’ Featuring A$AP Rocky and DJ Premier

Nine-track set executive produced by the rapper and Hit-Boy arrives at midnight on Thursday

Biden Extended The Pause On Student Loan Repayment. Many People Want Him To Go Further

“I can’t say I’m unhappy about this extension,” one woman told BuzzFeed News about Biden delaying the student loan payment deadline, “but it’s hardly enough for the millions of borrowers suffering.”

Far-left Jewish magazine apologizes to their readers for running an advertisement for a free...

Jewish Currents, which advertises itself as a “magazine committed to the rich tradition of thought, activism, and culture of the Jewish left,” and which proudly declares on its website that it was...

NFL adopts new COVID protocols after data suggest that asymptomatic players aren't transmitting...

After a rash of COVID-related absences have plagued the league this year, and following numerous complaints from teams about the league's current testing policy, the NFL adopted new testing...

Meet the Sweet Sea Monster of Portuguese Christmas

Many families in Portugal celebrate Christmas around a table filled with cakes, biscuits, dried fruit, and good wine. Among the treats, they will likely have bolo rei (“king’s cake”), a...

This keyboard shortcut secret is a huge timesaver in Gmail

Five minutes of setup now can help you reclaim hours of wasted moments every single week. When it comes to gifts for yourself, one possibility stands out above all others. And in and of itself, it...

How the guilty verdict in the Kim Potter trial could influence police reform

A jury convicted former Minnesota police officer Kim Potter Thursday on two counts of manslaughter after 27 hours of deliberations. Potter shot Daunte Wright, 20, after reaching for her taser but...

Americans face COVID testing lags ahead of holidays: 'We're very, very far behind'

The new coronavirus variant is driving a surge of COVID-19 cases in the United States. Omicron is now present in all 50 states - just three weeks after it was first detected in the U.S. It has...

I Got COVID Three Times

Don't worry, you (probably) won't become me. But yes, you can get COVID twice, and even more.

Eight Best Pieces Of Career Advice From TikTok In 2021

TikTok has something for everyone — including some really good early-career advice, if you know where to look.

Padma Lakshmi Talks About The ‘Taste The Nation’ Holiday Episodes, Which Should Be Mandatory...

Padma Lakshmi breaks down cultural appropriation in food in the most eloquent and generous way. Check out our chat with the food TV star.

Divers, Fireworks, and a Big Floating Violin Highlight Our Year in Wondrous Photos

There's no doubt that there were many, many powerful and newsworthy images created during the eventful past 12 months. We applaud all these skilled photographers, not only for persevering and...

What’s On Tonight: ‘Reno 911!: The Hunt For QAnon’ Goes New Boot Goofin’ On A Dubious Island

Time for some New Boot Goofin'? Oh! The 'Reno 911!' crew goes on the hunt for QAnon on this pre-Christmas Thursday night.

State Climate Action Raced Forward in 2021

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper speaks after touring the electric vehicle operations at Charlotte Area Transit Systems bus garage with Vice President Kamala Harris, on December 2, 2021, in...

Do You Hear What I Hear?' Conjures Images of Peace Everywhere

'Do You Hear What I Hear?' Conjures Images of Peace Everywhere—and Nuclear Annihilation  Smithsonian

How to Get Live Subtitles on Your FaceTime Calls

Have you ever wanted live subtitles during your FaceTime calls? Navi, a companion app for FaceTime, lets you add it on your iPhone, iPad, and your Mac, too. The app makes clever use of Apple’s...

Trump Really Doesn’t Want His Records from Jan. 6 to Get Out

He’s asked the Supreme Court to block the January 6 committee’s request for White House records from that day.

Pretend You Actually Care It's Christmas With ‘The Flip’

I don’t mean to brag, but one of the best things about being estranged from most of my family (aside from self-preservation) is that I don’t have to give a shit about the holidays if I don’t want...

Can You Check The Back For 500 Million More Of These Covid Test Kits,’ Says Biden Picking Up Few...

How Shark Antibodies Could Aid the Fight Against Coronavirus and Prepare for Future Outbreaks

How Shark Antibodies Could Aid the Fight Against Coronavirus and Prepare for Future Outbreaks  Smithsonian

Woman Annoyed At Mother’s Suggestion To Consider Freezing Her Leftovers

NEW HAVEN, CT—Dramatically rolling her eyes as the comment was made, local woman Katrina Barnes, reportedly became annoyed at her mother Thursday for suggesting it might be time to consider...

The 26 Best Online Bakeries For Ordering Holiday Treats

If you ask us, the best holiday gift ideas are edible. Very few people have been known to turn up their noses a festive platter stacked full of warm cookies — or, better yet, a basket of cupcakes...

7 Sites That Deliver Your Favorite Bottles Of Holiday Spirits ASAP

While stay-at-home orders and sheltering in place may be a thing of the not-so-distant past and we're finally able to get a good Manhattan (or margarita) from your bar around the corner, we still...

How One Artist Turned a Mess into a Masterpiece

Didi Rojas turned an accident into success, straddling the worlds of art and sneakers.

U.S. Effort to Combat Forced Labor Targets Corporate China Ties

The Biden administration is expected to face scrutiny as it decides how to enforce a new ban on products made with forced labor in the Xinjiang region of China.

Son of the South

Rep. Jim Cooper’s family rose to power over centuries through slavery and segregation. Will their legacy endanger his seat? The post Son of the South appeared first on The Intercept.

McDonald’s Instagram posts are aimed at kids in developing countries, study reveals

A far-reaching study of the burger giant’s social-media strategy revealed stark differences in how it markets to consumers around the world. A particular pattern has emerged in McDonald’s overseas...

The Real-Life Diet of Derrick Henry, Who Thinks Everyone Deserves a Cheat Day

The Tennessee Titans running back caught up with GQ about post-game recovery, chocolate milk, and crazy offseason workouts.

Can You Outwit The Tax Collector?

Welcome to The Riddler. Every week, I offer up problems related to the things we hold dear around here: math, logic and probability. Two puzzles are presented each week: the Riddler Express for...

The Best Whiskeys to Stock Your Home Bar

From peaty Scotch whiskies to American single malts, we’ve got you covered.

Does Scoring First In The NFL Make You A Good Team? Or Do Good Teams Just Score First?

In the NFL, the team that scores more points wins. It’s a statement as true as it is prosaic. As the league has evolved, the volume of points scored has increased, and teams are getting more...

EPA Official Prevented Staff From Warning Public About Widely Used Carcinogen

PCBTF is on a list of “green” compounds preferred by the EPA, even though there is ample evidence that it causes cancer. The post EPA Official Prevented Staff From Warning Public About Widely Used...

The Fallen Mercenaries in Russia’s Dark Army

Former Ukrainian intelligence officers spent seven years compiling a database of Russia’s notorious mercenaries.

Longform's Best of 2021

We recommended 810 articles this year. These were our favorites.

A year in four charts

Our graphics capture the big business trends of 2021

The billionaire battle for the metaverse

Forget space. The race is on to take people beyond reality