Not Even Indian Students in American Colleges Can Escape Caste Discrimination

A new policy at California State University is trying to change that, but they’re getting major pushback from a powerful Hindu-American advocacy group.

Linux Distro Peppermint 11 Is Here, Ditches Ubuntu For Debian

A brand new version of the fast, stylish and lightweight Linux distro just got released. But Peppermint OS 11 brings significant changes to the table.

How to Download a YouTube Video?

You can buy custom YouTube comments if you want to learn how to download a video file from YouTube. Just as you would with other video…Continue reading on Medium »

Wealthy California town uses cougars to block affordable housing, younger women [Asinine]

Dashworks: Your team’s intelligent start page

“ Dashworks via YC/TC raised $4Mn round ” – Ravi Sethia Discussion | Link

Japan must quadruple foreign workers by 2040 to meet growth target

Japan needs about four times more foreign workers by 2040 to achieve the growth path the government has outlined in its economic forecast, a group of Tokyo-based public think tanks said on...

German archbishop backs loosening Catholic celibacy rules

A prominent German archbishop has advocated loosening celibacy rules for Catholic priests in comments published ahead of a meeting of a German reform assembly

9 Signs You’re in a Narcissistic Abusive Relationship

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German archbishop backs loosening Catholic celibacy rules

A prominent German archbishop advocated loosening celibacy rules for Catholic priests in comments published Thursday before a meeting of a German reform assembly. Cardinal Reinhard Marx, the...

Winter Storm Closes Schools, Snarls Travel For Millions Of Americans

Airlines canceled nearly 8,000 flights in the U.S. for Wednesday and Thursday.

Tax Resident: Multi-functional online assistant of a tax resident.

Discussion | Link

Tell HN: Brave doesn't want you to use a VPN. Doing so may label you "suspect"

Microsoft has reportedly killed its plans for the HoloLens 3

The future of Microsoft's HoloLens is reportedly uncertain as the company struggles to put together a coherent mixed reality strategy. According to Business Insider, the tech giant has scrapped...

The ‘And Just Like That...’ Finale: A Shockingly Beautiful End to a Maddening Season

It is my firm belief that we will unravel as a society now that And Just Like That... has stopped airing.In these fractured, violently divisive times, we have been united by one thing: Our concern...

January Jobs Report May Disappoint. It Is Sure to Perplex

Omicron’s impact is likely to be reflected unevenly in the data, and normal seasonal patterns may have been upended.

What Does ROC Stand For? Russia's Olympic Ban Explained

Russian athletes will still compete at the Olympics, but they're barred from showing national pride.

Trump, DeSantis among speakers announced for CPAC in Orlando

Former President Trump will be among the Republicans scheduled to speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Orlando, Florida, later this month.

The U.S. has conducted a counterterrorism operation in Syria

The Pentagon did not say who it targeted, but called the mission successful. Local media report civilian causalities.

Tucker Carlson Launches Ugly Attack On Meghan Markle And Prince Harry

The Fox News personality slammed the royal couple's criticism of COVID misinformation on Spotify amid the Joe Rogan controversy.

UK government bans virginity testing, but has still not apologized for past abuses on immigrants

Last week the UK government added a clause to its Health and Care Bill that would make hymenoplasty -- or "virginity repair" surgery -- illegal in England and Wales. In November 2021, "virginity...

Xi's Olympic guest list heavy on strongmen and autocrats

When China's leader Xi Jinping opens the Beijing Olympics on Friday he will be flanked by leaders who are unlikely to quell the chorus of concerns the Games are bolstering an authoritarian regime.

Oil major Shell reports sharp upswing in full-year profit, raises dividend and buybacks

Shell announced an $8.5 billion share buyback program in the first half of 2022 and expects to raise its dividend by 4% to $0.25 per share in the first quarter.

Chicago Blackhawks owner apologizes for response to Kyle Beach talk

CHICAGO — Chicago Blackhawks owner Rocky Wirtz apologized Wednesday night after he angrily rejected any conversation connected to the franchise's response when a player said he was sexually...

Discovery, BT Group in ‘Exclusive Discussions’ for U.K. Sports Joint Venture

British telecom major BT Group revealed that on Thursday that it has “entered exclusive discussions with Discovery, Inc. on a deal to create a new sport and entertainment offering for customers in...

How tall can an apartment building be? In this city it can be 1, 2, 3, or 6 stories. But 4 or 5...

Into the Ice,’ a Journey into the Bowels of Greenland’s Melting Ice Sheet, to Open CPH:DOX

The Copenhagen Intl. Documentary Film Festival, or CPH:DOX as it is known, has announced it will open with “Into the Ice” by Lars Henrik Ostenfeld. A striking film about Greenland’s melting ice...

Covid: New Zealand to open borders, and Serbia stands by Djokovic tests

Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Thursday morning.

18 Before and After Pics That Can Make You Have the Sharpest Feelings

According to a study, viewing cute pictures not only makes us feel happier but also improves our behavior and our capacity to focus. And looking back at our own photos from the past feels like...

EXPLAINER: Why Europe lacks voice, power in Ukraine crisis

Many European Union nations are wary about spending big on their militaries

Biden officials are trying to stop the Postal Service from spending $11.3 billion on gas-powered...

Rep. Gerald Connolly called for Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to resign over the plan, blasting him for not following Biden's clean energy agenda.

We just want peace’

CNBC spoke to a man living in the Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk, around 100 miles from the Russian border.

The Nintendo Switch has now outsold the Wii

The Nintendo Switch had a relatively strong holiday quarter, with 10.67 million units shipped between October and December despite the global semiconductor shortage. That brings the system’s...

New Zealand To Begin Loosening Its Strict Border Lockdown Next Month, Full Reopening Set For October

New Zealand has outlined plans for a phased unwinding of one of the world’s most stringent pandemic border restrictions, a plan that was delayed by the arrival of omicron.

Mark Zuckerberg risks losing $34 billion in a day after Meta shocker

Mark Zuckerberg could see 20 per cent of his fortune disappear on Thursday, among the biggest one-day drops in wealth ever, after the Facebook parent company’s earnings missed expectations.

U.S. special ops raid in Syria said to leave several dead

The dead reportedly included civilians. There was no word on who was targeted but the part of Syria where the raid was conducted is home to several top al Qaeda leaders.

Oil major Shell reports sharp upswing in full-year profit, raises dividend and buybacks

Oil major Shell reports sharp upswing in full-year profit, raises dividend and buybacks  CNBCShell Boosts Buyback as Profit Soars on High Oil, Gas Prices  BloombergShell sweetens shareholder...

Oil major Shell reports sharp upswing in full-year profit, raises dividend and buybacks

Oil major Shell reports sharp upswing in full-year profit, raises dividend and buybacks  CNBCShell Boosts Buyback as Profit Soars on High Oil, Gas Prices  BloombergShell sweetens shareholder...

U.S. Special Forces conduct raid in Syria: Reports civilians killed

U.S. Special Operations forces successfully conducted a counterterrorism mission in northwest Syria on Thursday, the Pentagon said.Details: "There were no U.S. casualties," Pentagon press...

All you need to know about Beijing 2022 as Winter Olympics begins

With one day to go, BBC Sport tells you all you need to know about the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.

Prince Harry Joins Meghan Markle's Friend Serena Williams for BetterUp Talk

Prince Harry and tennis ace Serena Williams will join an online talk about how to get ahead through mental fitness.

The New York Post: Dutch city to dismantle historic bridge to allow Jeff Bezos’ superyacht to...

The mega-billionaire and the boatmaker Oceano reportedly asked Rotterdam officials to temporarily dismantle the iconic bridge, and pledged to reimburse the city for expenses.

Guess Who This Blushing Baby Turned Into!

Before this rosy-cheeked little lady gained a following by her self-produced shows on YouTube, she was just another blue-eyed girl cuddling up for the camera in Gold Coast, Australia. This...

U.S. Forces Raid Syrian Site in Search of Terrorist Leader

An operation to kill or capture a high-level terrorist in northwest Syria along the Turkish border was carried out by U.S. special forces, in a mission that included Apache gunships, airstrikes and drones.

1 killed, others injured in shooting on Greyhound bus in Oroville

A suspect was arrested after shots were fired inside the bus about 7:30 p.m., according to the Butte County Sheriff's Office.

Airlines are urging the Biden administration to remove pre-departure COVID-19 rules for...

The travel restrictions "are no longer justified by current circumstances," said the aviation and travel coalition in a letter.

U.S. Conducts 'Successful' Raid in Syria, Civilian Casualties Feared

Activists and journalists on the ground reported that at least nine bodies were discovered in the aftermath of the mayhem, including those of women and children.

Waste Management (WM) Q4 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

WM earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2021.

e.l.f. Beauty, Inc. (ELF) Q3 2022 Earnings Call Transcript

ELF earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2021.

Extreme weather has cost Europe €50bn and killed 142,000 in 40 years

And climate experts warn that it could be about to get worse.

Quantitative tightening, redux

And the return of services

Over 3,700 flights canceled as monster storm brings snow, ice and freezing rain to much of U.S

A sprawling winter storm that's forced school closures and massively disrupted road and air travel will continue to impact the Central, Eastern and Southern U.S. over the next few days,...

USMNT can breathe sigh of relief after getting World Cup qualifying campaign back on track

USMNT can breathe sigh of relief after getting World Cup qualifying campaign back on track  ESPNWeston McKennie, Christian Pulisic headline USMNT's crucial victory vs. Honduras, 3-0 | FOX...

Hall of Fame Celtics Coach Bill Fitch Dies at Age 89

Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame head coach Bill Fitch, who piloted the 1980-81 Boston Celtics to an NBA title, has died at the age of 89. Longtime NBA...

EXPLAINER: Water Cube where Phelps ruled turns into Ice Cube

BEIJING (AP) — Somewhere under the four sheets of curling ice being used for the Beijing Olympics is the swimming pool where Michael Phelps splashed his way to history in the 2008 Summer Games.At...

These mashups are making me thirsty!"

From Seinfeld Current Day and Hood Internet (the 19xx makers): The Seinfeld Theme Mixed With A Hit Song From Every Year Seinfeld Was On TV.

Anthony Davis, Carmelo Anthony Power Lakers to Win vs. Blazers Without LeBron James

The Los Angeles Lakers ended their three-game losing streak with a 99-94 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers at Arena on Wednesday. Anthony...

US special ops forces launch raid in northwest Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. special operations forces conducted a large-scale counterterrorism raid in northwestern Syria overnight Thursday, in what the Pentagon said was a “successful mission.”“The...

Ukraine crisis: Russia criticises US military moves as ‘destructive step’

Deputy foreign minister says US deployments in eastern Europe increased tensions, as western leaders continue diplomatic effortsThe US decision to deploy more than 3,000 US troops in Germany,...

Trump risked disaster with Abbas praise in key Israel meeting, ambassador says

In new book, David Friedman recounts private meeting with Israeli president in which Trump also knocked Netanyahu – and how he says he turned his man aroundMeeting then-Israeli president Reuven...

For Ukraine, Europe Thinks Russia’s Putin Wants More Than War

The threat of war could be more destructive than war itself.

Reports of Civilian Casualties as U.S. Raid in Syria Appears to Target Qaeda Leader

Helicopter-borne Special Operations troops carried out the risky predawn commando assault.

Textualize/rich-cli: Rich-cli is a command line toolbox for fancy output in the terminal


This database was created out of frustration trying to locate a Raspberry Pi product in the height of the chip and supply chain shortages of 2021. I got tired of visiting multiple websites every...

Jimmy Kimmel Exposes Trump’s Wild Jan. 6 Troops Lie

On Wednesday night, Jimmy Kimmel devoted a large chunk of his late-night monologue to former President Trump’s off-the-rails interview with Newsmax, a network that is being sued for big money over...

Beijing will invite 150,000 fans to Winter Olympics

The Chinese authorities said that the invitees will include international residents of China, marketing partners and sponsors.

This Guy Recreates Famous People’s Photos on a Low Budget, and They’re 1,000 Times Funnier Than...

We often see a celebrity outfit and fall in love with it, but it’s just unattainable for one reason or another. Well, with a generous dose of creativity, resourcefulness, and a good sense...

Amid clash with D.A., San Francisco police to end agreement on investigating officer shootings

San Francisco's police chief has accused Dist. Atty. Chesa Boudin's office of withholding information and evidence from police.

China CSI 300 index’s tilt to industrials wins cautious approval

JPMorgan notes shift to growth and Goldman Sachs cites tailwind from ‘common prosperity’ goal

The Big Move: My wife and I are close to retirement, but we want to buy a house. Should I ‘clear...

'I am over 59 years of age, and I am hoping to retire in six years. My wife may retire a little before that.'

Early Animal Evolution Revealed by Chromosome ‘Tectonics’

London Calling: Queen Elizabeth II to mark 70 years on the throne

Queen Elizabeth will celebrate a record-breaking 70 years on the British throne Sunday. CBS news contributor Simon bates has more in this week's London Calling.

Counterpoint: iPhone sales in India rose 34% YoY to 2.3M units in Q4, with ~$2.09B in revenue;...

Tel Aviv-based Pecan AI, which offers a predictive analytics service for enterprises, raises a...

Pecan, a startup that's developing an AI-powered analytics platform for customers like Johnson & Johnson, has raised $XXX.

Eli Manning defends NY Giants against discrimination claim from Brian Flores: 'I don’t think...

Former New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning defended the team against accusations of racial bias by Brian Flores, the former Miami Dolphins head coach who is suing the NFL for...

Pier pressure? Dutch city to dismantle historic bridge to accommodate Jeff Bezos' new yacht

Pier pressure? Dutch city to dismantle historic bridge to accommodate Jeff Bezos' new yacht  New York Post Jeff Bezos to dismantle Dutch bridge for $450 million yacht  Fox BusinessA Historic...

Shares of Facebook’s Parent Company Meta Plunge 22% on Lower Profits

When Meta posted sharply higher costs but gave a weak revenue forecast late Wednesday, investors got spooked

Congressman Bill de Blasio? The former New York mayor is reportedly considering a bid for US Congress

Former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is mulling a bid for U.S. Congress, according to reports.De Blasio, a Democrat who recently departed from office after serving as mayor for eight years,...

Chrisley Knows Best' Cast Member Threatens Suicide, Savannah and Todd Rush to His Aid

"Chrisley Knows Best" cast member Nic Kerdiles -- who at one point was engaged to Savannah Chrisley -- is alive today, because she and Todd Chrisley sprung into action as Nic was having an alleged...

Australian Grave Robbers are Stealing Human Remains

Police discovered candles, crucifixes and letters to Satan near defiled graves in a Melbourne cemetery, raising suspicions around devil worship.

Here’s a List of Artists Who Are Boycotting Spotify Because of Joe Rogan

Problems grow at the music streaming service as more artists quit in protest

You Can Only Save Half Of These "Twin Films"

Some of the similarities are downright eerie.

At least 13 killed in northern Syria after U.S. counterterror operation, local first responders say

The Pentagon said there were no U.S casualties but the White Helmets said that they had found the bodies of at least six children and four women.

50 Exceptionally Fascinating Facts About Each And Every US State

Excuse me while I pack my bags and move to the Kentucky town that elects dogs as mayors.

Masked Singer’ Judges Walk Out After Rudy Giuliani Reveal

Following the reveal, judges Ken Jeong and Robin Thicke left in protest, per reports

This Is Not the F

HitPiece didn’t get permission to make its “music NFTs.” Artists who were affected told us what they did about it.

The Vietnamese workers Japan depends on are falling through the cracks. One Buddhist nun is...

A temple north of Tokyo has become a haven for Vietnamese migrants who have struggled to find a home in Japan, including those who were recruited for a government-backed program for low-wage...

Kanye West refuses to hop on the NFT metaverse bandwagon: "Do not ask me"

Although various celebs with money to burn have purchased digital ape art, Ye hasn't contributed to the craze – yet

Big Tech takes on Germany

New rules to curb hate speech online in Germany have been put on hold amid lawsuits from YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and TikTok.

The Judge In The Michigan Kidnapping Case Has Barred Discussions Of An FBI Agent’s Side Hustle

Defendants won’t be able to ask Jayson Chambers about his security firm, Exeintel, and they can’t ask his partner, Henrik Impola, about perjury allegations.

Rita Moreno reveals the seriousness of Marlon Brando's abuse: "He was a bad guy"

In a heartbreaking conversation, the EGOT winner detailed the depths of her depression during their relationship

Dirty: network targeted radar last month after zucker was asked for comment on romance..

The War in the East -- on TV

MeFite cwest (who seems to have abandoned us five years ago) on the DVD release of The Unknown War: WWII And The Epic Battles Of The Russian Front from 1978, which only now am I getting around to...

A Person Claiming To Be Part Of A Neo-Nazi Group Made One Of The Threats To Bomb An HBCU Campus

The suspect threatened to bomb and shoot up the campus.

New Zealand Wants to Fully Reopen to the World---in October

The South Pacific country presented a cautious plan to relax its border restrictions and allow quarantine-free international travel.

Mississippi becomes the 37th state to legalize medical marijuana

Mississippi voters approved a medical marijuana initiative in November 2020 but the state Supreme Court invalidated it six months later, ruling the measure was not put properly on the ballot.

WATCH LIVE: President Biden delivers remarks at the 70th National Prayer Breakfast

President Joe Biden, alongside Vice President Kamala Harris are expected to attend the 70th National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday.

Facebook is shrinking

Its total user base declined for the first time, putting more pressure on its big metaverse bet. Facebook’s total number of users has declined — a first for the social media platform that has...

11 Great TV and Soundbar Deals for Super Bowl Weekend

It's the perfect time to upgrade your home theater before the big game.

Tim O’Reilly helped bring us Web 1.0 and 2.0. Here’s why he’s a Web3 skeptic

Is tech history repeating itself? O’Reilly believes we’re now in the ‘irrational exuberance’ phase of crypto and Web3, and that a reckoning is coming. Tim O’Reilly has been a conversation starter...

News Wrap: Biden sends thousands of troops to Europe as Russian forces amass near Ukraine

In our news wrap Wednesday, President Biden ordered several thousand U.S. troops to take up new positions in Eastern Europe as Russian forces crowd Ukraine's borders, militia fighters in Congo...

Mapping The Celebrity NFT Complex

Where do celebrities even hear about "bored apes"? Who is recommending that they buy one? Is this really the best thing any of them can think to do with their money and fame?

See the trailer to the long-awaited King Crimson documentary

Crimson fans have been anxiously awaiting this documentary, In The Court of the Crimson King, from Toby Amies (The Man Whose Mind Exploded). The film will premier at Austin's SXSW in March. From...

A New Home for Hundreds of Photographs by the Legendary Gordon Parks

Individually, the photographs Gordon Parks produced during his long and storied career are iconic: Ella Watson, Park’s own American Gothic, posed stoically in front an American flag with a broom...

Two more AI ethics researchers follow Timnit Gebru out of Google

Google has two lost prominent members of its Ethical AI research group, reports Bloomberg. On Wednesday, researcher Alex Hanna and software engineer Dylan Baker left the company to join Timnit...

Hours after a man deposited $33,000 in his BofA account, the bank closed down

A man in Oakland, California walked into a Bank of America and deposited a cashier's check of $33,000, handing it to a teller. A few hours later the bank closed down, unbeknownst to him, and...

The Democrats’ Senate Majority Is Temporarily Gone

Justice Stephen Breyer hadn’t even made his retirement official last week when Democrats put out word that they wanted to confirm his replacement as fast as possible. According to one report, they...

The Adventurer’s Guide to Wilmington, North Carolina

This lesser-known outdoor hub has something for every kind of explorer, from novice to adrenaline junkie—on, under, and off the water. The post The Adventurer’s Guide to Wilmington, North Carolina...

Two members of Google’s Ethical AI group leave to join Timnit Gebru’s nonprofit

Two members of Google’s Ethical AI group have announced their departures from the company, according to a report from Bloomberg. Senior researcher Alex Hanna, and software engineer Dylan Baker,...

RS Recommends: Fender’s New Wedding Ring Collection Is Made for Rocking Down the Aisle

The guitar manufacturer teams up with Manly Bands for a collection of rings inspired by classic Fender guitars and materials

strong>For Adorno, the scowling contrarian in sunny California, displacement was a precondition...

For Adorno, the scowling contrarian in sunny California, displacement was a precondition for critical practice

Never heard of the novelist Elizabeth Taylor? She’s one of the most psychologically penetrating...

Never heard of the novelist Elizabeth Taylor? She’s one of the most psychologically penetrating English novelists of the 20th century

New York Times’ Buys Online Game Wordle

The New York Times announced Monday it has bought Wordle, the free once-a-day online word game that exploded in popularity in recent months, saying the game would initially remain free once it...

Here’s A Sweet Exclusive Discount On These Apple-Leather Vegan Shoes

With more than eight percent of global greenhouse gas emissions produced by the apparel and footwear industries, fashion’s growing impact on the planet cannot be ignored — and while consumers are...

Whoopi Goldberg Has Been Suspended From The View After Making Misinformed Comments About the Holocaust

Goldberg has been suspended for two weeks.

Stop Giving Valentine’s Day Flowers (and What to Give Instead)

Your opinions on Valentine’s Day don’t matter. “But the holiday is made up!” you cry. “All holidays are made up,” I calmly reply. “We live in a society.”Read more...

More Than 500 Acres of Redwood Forest Returned to Indigenous Tribes

More Than 500 Acres of Redwood Forest Returned to Indigenous Tribes  Smithsonian

HPV Myths Are Dangerous, Especially For LGBTQ+ People

Many rumors swirl around the human papillomavirus or HPV, which is tested for during cervical screenings such as HPV tests and Pap tests. Some of the most common myths are that only women can get...

What Does Madison Cawthorn Have in Common with Ex-Confederates?

The congressman thinks a shameful post–Civil War amnesty law exonerates him. He’s wrong.

The Worst Snubs In Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame History (So Far)

Now that we know the 2022 slate, here are the artists most deserving of Rock Hall induction who somehow have never been nominated.

German Chancellor Scholz to meet Putin in Moscow ‘soon’

Berlin’s new leader seeks to counter criticism of his response to Russia.

What’s the Purpose of Boycotting Joe Rogan?

Sign up for Conor’s newsletter here.Late last month, the Supreme Court agreed to hear two cases about the constitutionality of race-conscious admissions policies, often called affirmative action,...

12 Time-Looping Video Games You’ll Want to Play Over and Over

Groundhog Day-esque time loops are having a moment in video games. In the last year or so, two AAA games (Deathloop, Returnal) and one beloved critical-darling (Forgotten City) have used...

Archaeologists Discover Foundations of Oxford University's 'Lost' College

Archaeologists Discover Foundations of Oxford University's 'Lost' College  Smithsonian

livid', threatening to quit..

13 Stylish Reasons to Shop the Everlane Sale Immediately

Luscious sweaters, organic cotton jeans, fluffy fleece, and more.

Welcome to the Burner Phone Olympics

China’s Winter Games are overshadowed by human rights problems and overreaching state surveillance.

Greg Abbott’s Border Theater Is Having Disastrous Consequences for Everyone Involved

National Guard troops have decried the Texas governor for their hasty deployment, while migrants are being thrown into a constitutionally dubious legal process. The post Greg Abbott’s Border...

Sen. Bob Menendez Embraces GOP Proposal to Sanction Russia Immediately, Rankling White House

Sen. Menendez is discussing a compromise bill with Republicans who want to impose sanctions on Russia regardless of whether they invade Ukraine. The post Sen. Bob Menendez Embraces GOP Proposal to...

Earth Has a New Asteroid Companion, but Not for Long

This visualization shows the Earth Trojan asteroid 2020 XL5.

Why Guantanamo Bay prison still hasn’t closed

Two decades of the world’s most notorious prison. In 2002, the US opened a prison at its naval base in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. The 9/11 attacks had occurred just months before, and the US was...

Is Tom Brady The GOATiest Of All The GOATs?

With legendary quarterback Tom Brady officially retiring (yes, we really mean it now), the accolades are pouring in. There are, um, a lot: The former QB of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and New England...

Virginia Senate Panel Rejects Trump EPA Chief for Top Environmental Post

This story was originally published by Huffpost and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Democratic state senators in Virginia took a first step Tuesday toward blocking...

Jeff Zucker, One of the Most Powerful Media Execs Who Turned Trump Into a Star, Resigns From CNN

The media world is reeling over Jeff Zucker’s stunning announcement that after nine years, he’s stepping down as president of CNN, writing in a company-wide memo that he had failed to disclose a...

Sergeant Stubby Statue in Middletown, Connecticut

While training for combat deployment at Yale University in 1917, Private J. Robert Conroy discovered a stray puppy on the campus field. He named the dog Stubby (because of his short tail) and...

Spring in the U.K. Arrives a Month Earlier than in the 1980s

The clock face of Big Ben is seen through a bed of spring primroses in London on March 5, 2002. Scientists have determined that spring has been coming earlier in recent decades because of climate change.

Women Surfers Can Finally Compete at Pipeline Pro

The surf world’s top women have wanted their own Pipeline Pro for years. At long last, they’ve got it. The post Women Surfers Can Finally Compete at Pipeline Pro appeared first on Outside Online.

Do We Live In A Simulation? The Onion Explains

Debate among scientists has risen in recent years about whether we live in a simulation, but what does that even mean, and what would be the consequences if we did? The Onion answers common...

The 16 Sickest Burns of All Time

“Every time I read ‘Pride and Prejudice’ I want to dig her up and beat her over the skull with her own shin-bone.” Who said it?

How Did ‘The Gilded Age’ Get Its Name?

The time period that inspired HBO’s ‘The Gilded Age’ was opulent—but its golden veneer masked something less glamorous.

The Americans Finally Won Curling Gold In 2018. Can They Do It Again?

Of all nine gold medals captured by the United States at the 2018 Winter Olympics, Team USA’s win in men’s curling might have been the most improbable. History was not on the Americans’ side....

Why does COVID make us lose our sense of smell? A new study has answers

New York University and Columbia University’s findings have important implications for long COVID cases. One of the most notorious symptoms of COVID-19 is the loss of taste and smell. There are...

Corporate Profits Are Up at Alphabet, Exxon, UPS and More

Alphabet, Exxon Mobil, UPS and others gave shareholders reasons to stay optimistic.

Spotify, Joe Rogan and the Wild West of online audio

Streamers look increasingly like social media, but without the content controls

How America’s talent wars are reshaping business

The labour shortages are forcing firms to get creative