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Just Tim Tebow Hootin' And Hollerin' About "Selfish Culture" On First Take

Future Mets All-Star Tim Tebow was on First Take Friday morning to talk with Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman about California’s legislative push to allow college athletes to pro...

Just Tim Tebow Hootin' And Hollerin' About 'Selfish Culture' On First Take

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Everyone Hates You When You're Selfish in a Crowd Reddit must know it’s Jerk Week. The top post on r/AskReddit last night asked, “What is something we can all agree on being a ‘dick move’?” The top answers, agreed upon by thousands of Reddit users, shared a theme: the most universal dick move is being selfish in a crowd. Especially being selfish in...
19:00, 09/20/2019

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Is It Selfish To Want More Attention From My Girlfriend? Hello you terrible skinsacks of the noosphere, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the dating advice column that charges into your love problems like 30-50 feral hogs....
06:00, 08/09/2019

Selfish motives must not imperil the new space age As Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Donald Trump rush to return people to space, we need to make sure nationalism and rivalries don’t mortgage the solar system’s future...
12:00, 05/20/2019

My selfish mother-in-law treats our home like a hotel Just reading your letter made me want to scream, says Annalisa Barbieri. But while she will not change, your situation willI emigrated to be with my husband and we are very happy together, living in a remote city with our infant twins, away from our families. My parents visit once a year and my husb...
22:17, 08/09/2019

"Not A Selfish Guy": Rahane Not Concerned About Missing Out On Hundred Ajinkya Rahane, who last scored a Test century in 2017, starred for India on Day 1 of the opening Test against the West Indies with a gritty knock of 81....
04:00, 08/24/2019

For The Last Time: Boomer Car Culture Isn't All of Car Culture It has come to my attention that people are talkin’ cars. Well, some people are talkin’ car culture, to be more precise. Something about young people’s interest in cars relative to Boomers, increasingly the most tired debate of them all....
20:34, 05/14/2019

The selfish case for saving bees: it’s how to save ourselves | Alison Benjamin These crucial pollinators keep our world alive. Yes, they are under threat – but all is not lostWhen I see a bee buzzing around my garden or in the park in early spring, I get a real thrill from being able to identify her. If she is black and darting among small, white tubular flowers with her long ...
22:17, 05/18/2019

Congress-NCP Leaders Joining Party For "Selfish Reasons": BJP Leader Former Maharashtra minister Eknat Khadse on Sunday said the Congress-NCP leaders are not saints and they are joining the BJP for their selfish motives....
07:00, 09/02/2019

Most people will return a lost wallet. But are they still selfish at heart? | Oliver Burkeman Maybe kindness and altruism aren’t the only motivations involvedYou probably saw the story about the lost wallets, which shone briefly and hopefully last month through the fog of our depressing moment in history. To recap, researchers left 17,000 wallets in 355 cities around the world, some containi...
16:34, 07/26/2019

Mayawati Slams UP Government's Caste Move, Calls It "Selfish, Political" After the Allahabad High Court stayed the notification to include 17 Other Backward Castes in the SC list, BSP president Mayawati today said such government decisions are "guided by total selfish......
12:17, 09/17/2019

British lawmaker called 'selfish, degenerate prick' on his own Twitter account by quitting staffer A member of the U.K. Parliament suffered a major embarrassment Tuesday when his communications staffer quit in a very public and very dramatic way: On the lawmaker's own Twitter account....
09:51, 07/24/2019

It’s gotten really ugly for Tim Tebow Tebow Time has hit the skids in Triple-A. After 21 games with the Syracuse Mets, Tim Tebow has been missing at the plate, slumping to a .143 batting average and .396 OPS with 27 strikeouts in 70 at-bats. The 31-year-old outfielder and former NFL quarterback had opened some eyes in 2018, when he hit ...
04:34, 05/03/2019

Red Sox taking chance on their own Tim Tebow There is a Tim Tebow-like experiment underway in Boston. The Red Sox signed Florida quarterback Feleipe Franks last week after selecting the former high school pitcher in the 31st round of the 2019 MLB draft. Franks received a $40,000 signing bonus, but told reporters Monday his priority remains to ...
09:17, 07/16/2019

Tim Tebow's Flesh And Bat Faileth Last time we checked in on future Mets superstar Tim Tebow he was struggling mightily down at triple-A, slashing .156/.239/.227 in 128 at-bats and striking out against a position player. The bad news is, Tebow is now all sliced up and injured; the worse news is, he evidently still can’t figure out h...
10:17, 07/24/2019

A glimmer of hope for Tim Tebow It took awhile, but Tim Tebow may have just gotten his biggest hit of his young Triple-A career. Tebow — who has struggled at this level — belted a pinch-hit RBI double off the base of the wall in right center in the eighth inning to give the visiting Syracuse Mets a four-run lead at......
13:51, 05/10/2019

Why Triple-A could be ‘zenith’ for Mets’ Tim Tebow Tebow Time in Syracuse has been underwhelming, casting doubt upon whether a former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback will take the final step and complete a journey to the Mets. Tim Tebow entered Wednesday with a .158/.244/.222 slash line with one homer and 14 RBIs for the Mets’ Triple-A affiliate....
08:51, 06/13/2019

Manager knows exactly Tim Tebow has been so miserable at Triple-A SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Six weeks into his latest baseball adventure, Tim Tebow is still struggling to find his stroke with the Syracuse Mets at the top rung of minor league ball. He remains unflappable in spite of the numbers. “I think I’m improving. I’m working, developing,” Tebow said Thursday before go...
16:17, 05/17/2019

Tim Tebow is on a mini-home run binge Is Tim Tebow finally starting to get the hang of Triple-A pitching, or is this just a blip of power in an otherwise disappointing season? The 31-year-old Mets left fielder pulled a Devin Smeltzer pitch over the right-field wall for a solo home run in the fourth inning of Syracuse’s 7-6 come-fr...
11:00, 07/03/2019

Tim Tebow gives sad Mets land fleeting joy The Mets are in shambles — their manager’s job in doubt, their season, now, too. But 1,500 miles north of their deflating Sunday sweep, suffered to the lowly Marlins, came a glimmer of hope. Tim Tebow launched his first Triple-A home run, a right-field rip that easily cleared the 330-foo...
04:34, 05/20/2019

Tedy Bruschi lashes out at those comparing 'selfish' Antonio Brown to Randy Moss ESPN NFL analyst Tedy Bruschi doesn’t want people drawing parallels between Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown and former NFL receiver Randy Moss.       ...
23:34, 09/08/2019

Rick Pitino calls fans 'self-centered and selfish' for smoking at games in Greece Rick Pitino took over at Panathinaikos last December after leaving Louisville, and has also been frustrated bad behavior of fans, including smoking        ...
22:17, 05/30/2019

Tim Tebow’s Mets pipe dream is on hold Tim Tebow’s dreadful season just got worse. The Heisman-winner-turned-minor-league-outfielder has been placed on the Triple-A Syracuse Mets’ injured list after suffering a cut on his left hand — which required eight stitches — while making a play in the field Sunday in Toledo. It is unclear how long...
04:34, 07/24/2019

Tim Tebow strikes out versus position player Tim Tebow has struggled with the Syracuse Mets, but this could be a new low. Tebow, who is hitting .156 with the Mets’ Triple-A squad, struck out looking against Jordan Peterson, a position player, during the team’s 16-2 blowout win over the host Buffalo Bisons on Tuesday night. Tebow lo...
09:34, 05/29/2019

Tim Tebow could be a Triple-A All-Star — in the fans’ eyes Fans who believe players All-Star games should be more about performance than star power will be disappointed by this bit of news. But for the fans who argue All-Star games should make room for players with star power, than Tim Tebow could be your man. Tebow, the most famous player on the Syracuse M...
11:00, 06/07/2019

Why Mets could give Tim Tebow 2nd shot at Triple-A Syracuse Could Tim Tebow play a second season at Triple-A Syracuse for the Mets? The chance of that happening isn’t out of the question, according to Syracuse manager Gary Tony DeFrancesco. “Right now, it’s a good place for Tim Tebow to be because there’s not a 22-year-old waiting in Double-A, the next...
16:00, 08/14/2019

Tim Tebow now expected as witness in two drug trials against his trainer A judge encouraged an attorney for NFL player Corey Liuget to call more witnesses, including Tim Tebow, at trial in banned drug case after denying him more depositions.       ...
03:51, 09/17/2019

Tim Tebow fired up over California college players getting paid Tim Tebow is fed up. A day after the California senate passed a vote making it illegal for schools in the state to take scholarships or eligibility away from student-athletes who have accepted endorsement money, Tebow blasted the idea of paying student-athletes on ESPN’s “First Take.R...
02:01, 09/14/2019

Tim Tebow meets with UNC-Charlotte shooting survivor before game Before Wednesday's minor-league game, Tebow took the time to meet with Drew Pescaro, a survivor of the UNC-Charlotte shooting.       ...
00:00, 06/20/2019

Tim Tebow is struck out by a position player who had never pitched in minors before Tim Tebow's struggles in Class AAA continued Tuesday night when he struck out looking against a first baseman/outfielder making his pitching debut.        ...
12:17, 05/29/2019

Tim Tebow hits first Triple-A home run following early season struggles Tim Tebow hit his first homerun Sunday in the top rung of minor league baseball for the Syracuse Mets as he started off the season struggling to find his stroke....
19:51, 05/20/2019

Tim Tebow’s Triple-A baseball season over after hand injury: reports The New York Mets are making a run at a spot in the National League’s postseason – but don’t expect Mets minor leaguer Tim Tebow to play any role in a pennant race this year....
13:00, 08/11/2019

Tim Tebow meets North Carolina college shooting survivor A student who was wounded in a shooting at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte in April finally got to meet his hero in person before their game at BB&T Park in Charlotte....
21:00, 06/21/2019

Tim Tebow belts second homer of season for Triple-A Syracuse Mets It’s been a rough year in Triple-A for Tim Tebow, but he did blast a homer on Friday night. Tebow, who is still hitting just .159, belted a solo shot over the left-field wall off of Buffalo’s Jacob Waguespack in the second inning, but it wasn’t enough as the Syracuse Mets (39-41) f...
17:00, 06/29/2019

Tim Tebow’s minor league Mets season ends in sad development Tim Tebow’s time on the diamond is over — for now. The Mets’ Heisman-winner-turned-minor-league-outfielder will miss the rest of Triple-A Syracuse’s season, according to Newsday, after a deep cut on his left pinky put Tebow on the injured list in late July. It’s been a trying third year in professio...
23:17, 08/10/2019

Tim Tebow belted his first home run in Class AAA and then got silent treatment in dugout Tim Tebow finally got his first Class AAA home run and then getting the old silent treatment from teammates when he returned to the dugout.        ...
04:51, 05/20/2019

Tim Tebow says college athletes don’t deserve compensation. Jay Bilas says that’s ‘immoral.’ The two ESPN personalities have far different takes on the prospect of college athletes making money of their names and likenesses while maintaining NCAA eligibility....
15:34, 09/14/2019

Tim Tebow gets in the middle of skirmish between Mets, Yankees Triple-A teams New York's baseball rivalry trickled down to Class AAA over weekend, with the Syracuse Mets and Scranton RailRiders having multiple incidents.        ...
19:17, 05/28/2019

Tim Tebow's baseball inexperience exposed at Triple-A level Former football standout Tim Tebow is hitting .137 and doesn't have a homer through season's first month.        ...
17:34, 05/04/2019

Report: Tim Tebow's minor-league season with the Mets is over due to injury For the second consecutive season, Tim Tebow's minor-league baseball season with the New York Mets ends early due to injury, according to a report.       ...
06:17, 08/11/2019

Baby Yankees-Mets’ brawl breaks out, helpless Tebow tries to stop it Sparks were flying in the mini “Subway Series.” The Baby Yankees and Mets reignited the two franchise’s bitter rivalry Sunday night, engaging in an old fashioned Triple-A brawl that would make both Roger Clemens and Mike Piazza beam. It all started in the seventh inning when the re...
05:51, 05/27/2019

Tim Tebow helps break up fight during minor league baseball game New York Mets minor league outfielder Tim Tebow appeared to try and help douse the hot tempers that flared between the Syracuse Mets and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders on Sunday night....
18:17, 05/28/2019

Next Tim Tebow? Florida Gators quarterback Feleipe Franks signed by Boston Red Sox Despite not pitching since his junior year of high school, Franks received a $40,000 signing bonus from the Boston Red Sox.       ...
09:51, 07/16/2019

Opinion: Tim Tebow's argument against paying college athletes is laughable Tim Tebow, who made millions off his Heisman win, says giving athletes the chance to cash in on their name, image, likeness will ruin college sports.       ...
03:00, 09/14/2019

Tim Tebow, BALCO chemist on witness list in banned drug case The trainer for Tim Tebow and James Harrison has denied allegations of giving or injecting other athletes with banned performance-enhancing drugs.       ...
02:34, 09/13/2019

Opinion: Tim Tebow is a pretty good football player for a baseball prospect The former NFL quarterback is hitting .130 with 32 strikeouts in 23 games this season at Class AAA Syracuse        ...
00:00, 05/08/2019

Tim Tebow Chooses To Watch, Stand Fast In The Faith, And Strike Out Looking Against Position Player When we last checked in with Tim Tebow, he was preparing for professional life full of Triple-A baseball and a personal life full of matrimonial sex. Tebow and his fiancée still haven’t officially tied the knot, so the sex is still on hold, as is the progress of his baseball career. Tebow has been e...
20:51, 05/29/2019

Scout thinks Tim Tebow has 'reached his top' as minor league season nears All-Star break While the New York Mets have kept the faith that Tim Tebow will eventually make the major leagues, one scout wondered whether a past injury and better competition are impeding his progress....
21:51, 06/14/2019

Sister of Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, Tim Tebow's fiancee, dies The younger sister of Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters has died. She and fiance Tim Tebow remembered the 13-year-old in social media posts.        ...
23:17, 05/08/2019

'Run the Race' trailer: Tim Tebow is executive producer of the Christian drama "Run the Race" is the story of two brothers who rely on sports, each other and their faith to pull through small-town hardships.        ...
13:51, 06/20/2019

As Tim Tebow struggles through major slump in Class AAA, 'passion' keeps him in baseball In Class AAA with the Syracuse Mets and experiencing the worst stretch of his pro baseball career, Tim Tebow says his passion for the game drives him.        ...
20:17, 05/10/2019

Tim Tebow talks first film lessons, wedding planning: 'I’m not going to be a Groomzilla' Tim Tebow talks about what he learned making his first film "Run the Race," major league baseball dreams and wedding plans with Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters.        ...
00:51, 06/21/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: May 24-26 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
11:00, 05/26/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: May 3-5 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
08:34, 05/05/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: May 10-12 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
16:51, 05/12/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: May 17-19 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
09:51, 05/19/2019

Tim Tebow doesn't want college athletes to get paid: 'It's about your team' Former Florida quarterback and New York Mets minor-leaguer Tim Tebow believes paying college athletes changes the meaning of college sports.       ...
03:00, 09/14/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: May 31-June 2 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
09:34, 06/02/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: June 7-9 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
09:00, 06/09/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: August 2-4 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
23:51, 08/04/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: July 12-14 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
08:00, 07/14/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: July 19-21 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
11:51, 07/21/2019

Why Pop Culture Still Can’t Get Enough of Charles Manson As Quentin Tarantino’s new film revisits Los Angeles at the end of the ’60s, a man who was there — and literally wrote the book on Manson — argues that we never really left....
00:34, 07/25/2019

What is your biggest pop culture disappointment? On the same weekend in May, the much-maligned Star Wars: Episode I—The Phantom Menace celebrated its 20th anniversary, and Game Of Thrones aired the final episode of its divisive final season—both events resulting in major disappointment for some fans. So this week we’re asking:...
09:34, 06/02/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: July 26-28 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
20:17, 07/28/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: June 14-16 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
11:17, 06/16/2019

How a County Pub in England Became a Car Culture Hub Caffeine and Machine is a little like Cheers... where everybody knows your car. Just outside of the tiny town of Ettington in Warwickshire, UK, this pub is like a permanent cars and coffee event, where people come together to celebrate all kinds of vehicles and, of course, tasty beverages year round...
19:51, 05/15/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: August 16-18 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
14:00, 08/18/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: June 21-23 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
10:00, 06/23/2019

Settling the culture war through politics “Politics is war by other means.” This reversed version of the famous quotation from Carl von Clausewitz means that politics, with its imperfections, implies that when war can be avoided, politics is a better means for solving the same problems....
09:00, 05/21/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: September 20-22 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
19:00, 09/22/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: August 23-25 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
19:00, 08/25/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: June 28-30 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
08:00, 06/30/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: September 6-8 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
16:34, 09/08/2019

America's gun culture vs. the world Mass shootings in Texas and Ohio have reignited the debate around gun rights in the US. Here's how America's gun culture compares to the rest of the world....
11:00, 08/07/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: July 5-7 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
12:17, 07/07/2019

Into the gender culture fray New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is actually more unpopular in his own city than President Trump, now endorses the use of public funds for gender reassignment surgeries....
03:00, 07/06/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: September 13-15 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
08:17, 09/15/2019

How the Pop Culture Event MondoCon Has Changed, and So Have I When MondoCon 5 unofficially began at midnight this past Saturday morning, I thought I knew what to expect. When it ended Sunday evening though, it felt like I’d experienced not just two days of geeking out over posters and art, but a coming-out party for a new generation of poster collectors....
03:18, 09/18/2019

ONE Musicfest Is a Musical Homecoming for the Culture The universal impact that black people have had on music is undeniable. One could go as far to say that we invented music in all of its forms. We have not only used music to entertain ourselves and the masses, but we’ve also used it to heal, educate and inspire people to do and be better. Music cont...
11:17, 09/05/2019

How war-shattered Aleppo is preserving its culture Thousands of Aleppians are using a Facebook group to share their way of life before the Syrian warGoing to the hammam was once a beloved ritual for Aleppo resident Atef Shikhouni and his friends. Recalling the boisterous, joyful experience, the 55-year-old wrote: “Here is a man shouting, ‘Where is t...
10:34, 07/15/2019

Pop culture hit 'Gossip Girl' gets a makeover for HBO Max "Gossip Girl," the show that became a youth culture phenomenon with its trend-setting fashion and chronicling of the romantic lives of elite New York teens, is on its way back to television, this time in a new series for upcoming streaming service HBO Max....
23:51, 07/17/2019

Why culture’s ‘queerbaiting’ leaves me cold From Taylor Swift’s new video to M&S sandwiches, everyone is capitalising on Pride. Is it cause for concern?When Taylor Swift released her video for You Need to Calm Down, it was satirical news site the Onion that delivered the funniest and most poignant response: “Taylor Swift Inspires Teen To Come...
18:00, 06/29/2019

Denso's culture evolves to win over millennials Auto companies will have to offer broader learning experiences and flexible work schedules to attract and keep their employees, argues a top human resources officer at Japanese supplier Denso....
00:00, 08/08/2019

My Europe: A culture war in Austrian classrooms Austria has made it illegal for girls to wear Muslim headscarves in primary school, even though the law is needless. This shows how cleverly the right-wing government steers public discourse, says Norbert Mappes-Niediek....
17:00, 05/18/2019

Dangers Of Dieting Culture: This Man Looked Better Fat Despite the progress made by the body-positivity movement, there’s still a tremendous societal pressure to be thin, which can encourage people to try risky diets that do more harm than good. This story about a Minneapolis man presents a chilling portrait of just how dangerous dieting culture can be:...
02:00, 08/28/2019

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: August 30-September 1 Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here....
07:51, 09/01/2019

A Pop-Culture Glossary for ‘Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood’ Quentin Tarantino’s film is filled with references to TV shows, movies and other totems of midcentury Los Angeles. We explain who’s who and what’s what....
05:17, 07/31/2019

As the far-right culture war escalates, concerns grow Consolidating its major party status in recent European elections, the AfD succeeded in part through the use of the arts in its campaigning. Critics say it's part of an ongoing push for "cultural hegemony."...
20:00, 05/31/2019

How to deal with a toxic gaming culture Women who play video games are often verbally abused or molested online. They've developed their defense mechanisms, and now the gaming industry is reacting too. But are protected spaces the right solution for women?...
23:17, 08/19/2019

'We still need to be seen': behind the rise of black punk culture Amid increased backlash to the business of Afropunk, a host of collectives, festivals and artists of color have continued the punk resistance elsewhereIn the summer of 2001, a young, first-time film-maker traveled across the US, shooting a documentary about an overlooked subject: black people inside...
09:34, 08/15/2019

VW's Electric ID. Buggy Recalls '60s Car Culture in All the Right Ways This romping off-road prototype won’t find its way to dealership floors, but the electric platform on which it’s built previews the brand’s thrilling plans, says Dan Neil....
02:00, 08/23/2019

The Powerful Women of Pop Culture Get Their Own Portrait Show When Louisiana-based artist Ashly Lovett decided to do a gallery show based on the women of pop culture, narrowing down the options wasn’t easy.Read more......
10:34, 08/08/2019

Libraries’ Culture Pass Signs Up 70,000 in First Year The Queens, Brooklyn and New York libraries’ initiative has partnered with 17 new cultural institutions since its inception, bringing the number of participants up to 50....
19:19, 08/13/2019

50 years after the Stonewall riots, is NYC’s gay-bar culture dying? On Friday, New York City — and the world — is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. In the decades since the riots, the gay-rights movement has made huge strides in the US, from the legalization of same-sex marriage to openly gay candidates being elected to public office. But, ...
06:34, 06/29/2019

How apartheid killed Johannesburg's cycling culture Racial segregation meant cycling lost status in South Africa earlier and more intensely than in the rest of the western worldCycling Cities: the Johannesburg Experience is published by the Foundation for the History of Technology“The writer counted, in the space of only four minutes, 93 native cycli...
13:00, 06/26/2019

Acheulian Culture Had ‘Surgical’ Skills in Butchery The Acheulian culture endured in the Levant for over a million years during the Lower Paleolithic period (1.4 million to 400,000 years ago). Its use of bifaces or large cutting tools like hand axes and cleavers is considered a hallmark of its sophistication -- or, some researchers would argue, the l...
14:52, 09/19/2019

How Sony's Walkman Created Headphone Culture As the Sony Walkman turns 40, we scrutinize the iconic tape deck’s impact on popular culture: the way we imbibe our chosen audio, discover music and shut out the world....
04:34, 08/16/2019

Why Germany's nudist culture remains refreshing From lakes to saunas and parks: Is Germany's nudist culture, known as FKK, dying out or still making waves? It's still strong enough to inspire a change of attitude for Berlin-based expats....
09:34, 07/24/2019

Stephen Colbert: 'America's gun culture is melting down' Late-night hosts examine the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton – and the Republican non-response to them – with frustrationIn the wake of the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, that killed 31 people this weekend, Stephen Colbert compared America’s gun culture to the melting nucle...
23:00, 08/06/2019

How startup culture in Germany is securing the best talent Germany is known for an efficient workforce. However, this may be outdated when it comes to company culture. Now to keep top talent, many companies are following startups and trading in ties for T-shirts....
10:00, 09/06/2019

Being a sober mom in the middle of a wine mom culture is isolating I wasn’t quite sure when I finally decided to quit drinking. But I did know one thing: I couldn’t parent little kids with three or four glasses of wine in my system....
15:51, 07/15/2019

Before building another telescope, learn from Hawaiian culture Amid continued protests over the construction of the Thirty Metre Telescope on Mauna Kea, Haunani Kane suggests scientists can learn from Hawaiian culture...
14:51, 07/31/2019

Behind Boeing 737 Max Crisis: Lax Regulator, Top-Down Company Culture Even before the Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines crashes claimed 346 lives, Boeing flight tests had revealed problems similar to those encountered by pilots on the ill-fated 737 MAX flights....
09:17, 08/04/2019

Spelling Bee’s 8-way tie is participation trophy culture at its worst If you’re smart enough to spell erysipelas correctly, chances are you also are smart enough to know that an eight-way tie isn’t really winning. But the Scripps Montessori School, er, National Spelling Bee doesn’t think so highly of its competitors. On Thursday night, after 23 final rounds, the hippi...
19:51, 05/31/2019

Jean-ius: The top 10 denim moments in pop culture history Daisy Dukes’ eponymous denim shorts from “The Dukes of Hazzard” have been named the most iconic moment in denim history. A survey of 2,000 Americans has revealed some of the key moments in pop culture when denim played a major role. “The Dukes of Hazzard” TV show celebrates i...
23:51, 07/09/2019

Joker Wants to Be a Movie About the Emptiness of Our Culture. Instead, It’s a Prime Example of It It’s official. With Joker, Joaquin Phoenix is a certified graduate of the Acme Academy of Dramatic Arts. You want acting? Come and get it. Skills on display include but are not limited to leering, jeering, airhorn-style blasts of laughter timed for maximum audience discomfort, funky-chicken st...
11:17, 09/01/2019

Stephen Colbert says America’s gun culture is ‘melting down’ Following U.S. President Donald Trump's remarks addressing mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, Stephen Colbert lashed out at the leader in his show's opening monologue....
22:34, 08/06/2019

German 'welcome culture' still a new concept, study finds Right-wing extremist protests are on the rise and migrants continue to be targeted for violence. Has Germany's "welcome culture" come to an end? A new study by the Bertelsmann Foundation suggests otherwise....
10:51, 08/29/2019

Levi's, Wrangler vow to end rape culture in factories An investigation into denim manufacturing centers in Africa has unveiled systemic sexual abuse by local and foreign managers. Female garment workers suffered abuse, harassment, and retaliation if they spoke up....
06:34, 08/16/2019

Decoding all those 'Stranger Things' '80s pop culture references It's 1985, and the only thing Hawkins, Indiana, has more of than bizarre supernatural/pseudo-scientific phenomena is a plethora of pop culture touchstones. One can be a major "Stranger Things" fan and either be too young to have any memories of the over-the-top decade in which Season 3 is set, or em...
22:51, 07/09/2019

Simply the beast: 18 of the greatest dog sidekicks in pop culture The W.C. Fields adage warning against working with children or animals is solid advice, mostly—but pop culture (and history) has also proven that dogs have more than earned their place as man’s best friend, becoming as integral to our existence as work and play. They listen to us whine and offer slo...
22:51, 05/15/2019

The rise of South Korea's 'loner' culture In a striking image by Korean photographer Nina Ahn, a solitary figure stands by a window, street lights glimmering around her. Another shows a woman in her 20s sitting alone on a guardrail beside an empty highway in Seoul....
16:00, 06/17/2019

Insolvency Law Has Ensured Better Credit Culture In Borrowers: CEA Responding to a query on what banks need to do to stem NPAs in the first place, the CEA said "the business of banking is about taking well evaluated risks."...
21:34, 05/22/2019

Google employees will sit-in to protest retaliation culture Google employees will hold a sit-in tomorrow at 11am to protest what they call a "culture of retaliation." The group Google Walkout For Real Change announced the event on Twitter, saying they've encountered everything from being told to take sick lea......
00:17, 05/01/2019

In a Culture War Over the Military, Bruce Springsteen Stands Alone Some musicians make songs praising troops, like Toby Keith (“American Soldier”) and Kid Rock (“Warrior”). Others rail against war, like M.I.A. (“P.O.W.A.”) and Neil Young (“Let’s Impeach the President”). Then there’s Bruce Springsteen, who ...
13:00, 06/13/2019

Culture shock for ‘big yoghurt’ as foodies switch to DIY Commercial sales dip but environmental concerns make home yoghurt kits a growth areaSue Reed, who lives in Northumberland and runs a business knitting with recycled wool, has been making her own yoghurt for years. “We’ve been trying to live sustainably and frugally for a long time. We grow our own v...
09:34, 05/26/2019

Andre Mack wants to bring hip hop culture to winemaking Andre Mack wants to revolutionize the wine industry and be a positive example for other winemakers of color.        ...
18:51, 06/07/2019

Bobby Gillespie: ‘I wanted to change music culture’ The Primal Scream frontman, 56, on growing up Glaswegian, loving the spotlight and the threat of BrexitWorking-class Glasgow was a very violent place to grow up. I saw violence on the streets. I saw it at football matches and I saw it at school. I had to be careful as the minute I stepped out on to ...
15:17, 05/11/2019

Are millennials really driving ‘cancel culture’ - or is it their overcautious critics? Older generations argue that young people’s insistence on equality in all things – including books – threatens to stifle free speech. But is that always true?I wouldn’t normally air my dirty literary linen in public, but here goes. When I finished writing my novel Putney, about a 13-year-old girl wh...
12:51, 07/10/2019

What artist or pop culture will forever capture the essence of “cool”? Much like Justice Potter’s definition of pornography (He couldn’t describe it, but famously said, “I know it when I see it”), cool is a slippery term. So this week, we’re asking: What artist or pop culture will—in your eyes—forever capture the essence of “cool”?...
23:51, 05/11/2019

Joker Wants to Be a Movie About the Emptiness of Our Culture. Instead, It’s a Prime — and Dangerous — Example of It It’s official. With Joker, Joaquin Phoenix is a certified graduate of the Acme Academy of Dramatic Arts. You want acting? Come and get it. Skills on display include but are not limited to leering, jeering, airhorn-style blasts of laughter timed for maximum audience discomfort, funky-chicken st...
20:17, 08/31/2019

Culture under scrutiny: What AfD gains at the polls imply for the arts Populism is having its moment around the world — to the chagrin of many artists. The shake-up of the political landscape in Saxony and Brandenburg is already impacting cultural institutions in eastern Germany....
08:34, 09/03/2019

The secret formula behind Yankees’ unrelenting winning culture CLEVELAND — “Culture,” Buck Showalter said, chewing on the term this past week in a telephone interview. “There has to be a better word.” “It’s hard to measure culture,” Brian Cashman acknowledged, “but it’s very important to create culture and constantly reinforce it in various ways — with the peop...
01:34, 06/09/2019

Wangan Midnight Might Be the Most Socially Advanced Fictionalization of Car Culture The 26-episode anime series Wangan Midnight is ostensibly about Japanese street racers, wrenching, and a Datsun Z that may or may not be demonically possessed. It sounds wacky but somehow the show’s final message ends up feeling a lot more mature than what I’ve seen in any other show or movie about ...
05:34, 06/08/2019

Pope urges end to 'culture of insults' in Pentecost message Social media fosters a "culture of insults," Pope Francis has told Sunday Pentecost churchgoers in Rome. In Berlin, Protestant bishop Markus Droge warned against propagators of lies intent on "undermining" democracy....
00:51, 06/10/2019

How A Handful of Yamnaya Culture Nomads Became the Fathers of Europe The origins of modern Europeans are shrouded in mystery and wracked by controversy. Archaeologists and linguists have long debated the origins of the Indo-European language family as well as the origins of civilization and settled life in Europe.  ...
21:51, 06/06/2019

The woman fighting back against India's rape culture When a man tried to rape Usha Vishwakarma she fought back by setting up self-defence classes and vowed to teach a million women and girls how to fight off sex attackers....
05:17, 06/03/2019

In Kabul’s Liberating Cafes, ‘Women Make the Culture Here, Not Men’ As peace talks threaten Afghan women’s hard-won freedoms, they find sanctuary in coffee shops and enjoy the free conversation, and mingling with men, permitted there....
14:34, 05/25/2019

Where to Find Native American Culture and a Good Read Birchbark Books & Native Arts, owned by the novelist Louise Erdrich, provides indigenous-language guides, literature and crafts — and the latest best sellers....
11:17, 07/25/2019

Rural 4G deal can be achieved, culture secretary believes The Culture Secretary reportedly believes a deal between the government and mobile operators to improve rural coverage without the need for a national roaming network is near – despite the ongoing caused by a change in Prime Minister and cabinet.Jeremy Wright told The Financial Times that he ...
17:51, 07/24/2019

What's special about Germany's public swimming pool culture Dipping in the pool, snacking on french fries and ice cream, sunbathing in the park: That's how people spend a day at the "Freibad." Here's a look at some of the Germans' typical habits at outdoor public pools....
16:00, 05/29/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Balancing Morocco’s indigenous culture and conservation The delicate balance between indigenous farming practices and conservation in Morocco is under threat, but according to the UN, local communities in the Western High Atlas Mountains are finding ways to preserve traditions and still make a living from the land. ...
19:17, 07/27/2019

The mobbing of Steven Crowder shows the perils of PC culture Today is a day that ends in y, so the outrage mob is in full-swing once again. The latest victim of cancel culture is comedian Steven Crowder, a polemicist whose unfiltered style has made him the target of a deplatforming campaign....
20:51, 06/05/2019

Woke-washing: how brands are cashing in on the culture wars From M&S’s LGBT sandwich to Kendall Jenner stopping a riot with a Pepsi can, corporate business is adept at adopting our concerns. But is it all a cynical marketing ploy?Imagine getting angry over a sandwich. When Marks & Spencer launched its LGBT sandwich – basically, your classic BLT with some gay...
12:34, 05/23/2019

C.J. Mosley tasked with becoming center of Jets defense and culture As the Jets get close to training camp, I am examining the roster and giving you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including rookies on this list because I do not feel it is possible to fully evaluate them before......
21:00, 07/22/2019

A whole new world: does the new Aladdin fetishise Middle Eastern culture? Guy Ritchie’s new film evokes a fantasy Arabia, following Hollywood’s long tradition of problematic stereotypes A new Aladdin movie means a return to Hollywood’s perennial Arab problem, which in this case boils down the awkwardness of setting a family fairytale in a region that has been both vilifie...
16:51, 05/21/2019

"Culture Of Violence" Silencing Dissent: Aparna Sen, 27 Others Speak Up Prominent members of Kolkata's civil society have spoken up again, condemning the "culture of violence and intolerance" that made film-maker Anurag Kashyap quit the microblogging platform Twitter......
16:00, 08/20/2019

70 years of currywurst: The evolution of snack bar culture in Germany A diverse range of snack bars and street food can be found in German cities these days. But it was a long journey from greasy currywurst stand to vegan food truck. A look at German snack trends from past to present....
18:00, 09/04/2019

From bratwurst to insect burgers: Snack bar culture in Germany A diverse rang of snack bars and street food can be found in German cities these day. But it was long journey from greasy currywurst stand to vegan food truck. Here's a look at German snack trends from past to present....
22:00, 07/08/2019

How Liz Johnson Artur chronicled black culture – in pictures The photography of Russian-Ghanian Liz Johnson Artur is being showcased in her first solo exhibition, now on at the Brooklyn Museum in New York until 18 August. It spans three decades of work and offers up an intimate look at individuals and communities across the African diaspora. Continue reading....
08:17, 07/17/2019

Killing comments won't cure our toxic internet culture 2014 was a year of reckoning for online news media. Following increasingly fractious and aggressive behavior by users, a number of marquee organizations threw their collective hands up and shut down their comments sections. Within weeks of each other......
21:34, 05/03/2019

Low and slow: These Lowriders celebrate the culture of custom cars Lowriding culture has a Mexican-American heritage and emerged in the '40s and '50s. It was later popularized in music.       ...
01:18, 09/17/2019

Biden Has Not Changed. The Politics, Culture and Mood of His Party Have. Many of Joe Biden’s views that are currently drawing criticism have been evident for years. But they are now provoking an entirely different response....
19:17, 06/21/2019

Russian culture minister dismisses comics as 'for those who can't read well' Vladimir Medinsky’s comments have sparked backlash from fans and boosted sales, according to one Russian publisherThe Russian culture minister’s dismissal of comic books as “for those who can’t read well” has sparked a backlash from fans but also boosted sales of the genre, according to one publishe...
13:51, 09/17/2019

'Barcelona with rain': Galway promises deluge of culture Irish city welcomes Atwood and celebrates Homer as 2020 European capital of cultureHomer’s Odyssey is to be read aloud on the wind-battered beaches of Ireland’s west coast to celebrate claims that some of the mythical journey took place there, as part of Galway’s stint as European capital of culture...
19:34, 09/18/2019

Deaths in custody — the culture of police torture in Pakistan Recent cases of custodial deaths have angered the Pakistani people, who are demanding immediate justice for the victims. But reforming the "police torture culture" would be a mammoth task. Haroon Janjua reports....
01:34, 09/19/2019

He Captured a Clandestine Gay Culture Amid the Derelict Piers Alvin Baltrop’s photographs of the abandoned Hudson River piers and the people who populated them in the 1970s and ’80s have been all but ignored. Until now....
23:00, 09/19/2019

Rape culture is as American as apple pie | Arwa Mahdawi We live in a society in which sexual violence is so normalized that one in 16 women lost their virginity through rapeSign up for The week in patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
12:00, 09/22/2019

In exile in Bangladesh, a bittersweet revival of Rohingya culture Chain-smoking singer Gudar Mia, who recently turned 80 in a refugee camp in Bangladesh, lit another cigarette, closed his eyes, and crooned the opening words of a Rohingya folk song....
17:51, 05/08/2019

Pop culture is changing the tourism industry – the proof is in Chernobyl Chernobyl, the site of a nuclear accident that left the city abandoned, is seeing a spike in visitors following the release of HBO's popular miniseries based on the events....
15:17, 06/15/2019

Employee recognition a vital part of workplace culture: Ask HR Recognizing team members is one of the most basic and fundamental things we as business leaders, people managers and HR professionals do.       ...
14:51, 09/10/2019

Turin city break: the best music, restaurants and culture Electro music fans are heading to Turin for this weekend’s Kappa Futurfestival, but this also one of the best cities in Italy for culture and affordable restaurantsWithout Turin, Italy would be a totally different country. It was pivotal to the unification in 1861 and served as the first capital, un...
16:51, 07/03/2019

Kalifornia Kool: San Francisco punk culture in the 70s and 80s – in pictures Photographer Ruby Ray found herself at the epicentre of a movement in late-70s San Francisco and started to capture the bands, artists and writers who defined it. In a new book, Ruby Ray: Kalifornia Kool, her greatest shots have been assembled, opening up ‘a portal to a mythic and frenzied scene’ Co...
10:17, 05/09/2019

‘The Dead Don’t Die’ Review: Zombies Gobbling Up Scraps of Pop Culture Jim Jarmusch’s movie, starring Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton and a bunch of other interesting people, respects the genre without committing to it....
22:00, 06/13/2019

How toxic company culture is derailing billion-dollar M&As Reputation always matters, but rarely more than in large M&A deals. With M&A worth $3 trillion a year across the US and Europe, even a small reputational issue can cost billions if it makes the difference between a deal taking place or being scuppered. Historically, reputational damage often revolve...
07:34, 05/10/2019

Israeli culture minister criticises Palestinian flags at Eurovision Madonna and Icelandic band Hatari displayed the flags at competition’s final in Tel AvivThe Israeli culture minister, Miri Regev, has criticised the display of Palestinian flags during the Eurovision song contest final in Tel Aviv on Saturday night, including by one of Madonna’s dancers.“It was an e...
19:00, 05/19/2019

'We are Texas because of guns': El Paso carnage unlikely to dent state's gun culture Texans can carry handguns openly in most public places and the state tends to respond to shootings by loosening controls“It’s just a moral disaster, it’s heartbreaking,” said Dan Golvach of the mass shooting that killed 22 people at a Walmart in the Texan border city of El Paso last Saturday.But the...
06:17, 08/10/2019

Backlash Brews in China's Startup Culture Against Grueling Hours With China’s economy slowing, younger workers are questioning their commitment to working a grueling schedule in return for high pay and a shot at becoming the next startup billionaire....
22:51, 04/30/2019

Stars react to John Singleton's death: 'You changed a culture with your art' Hollywood stars and directors, including Jamie Foxx, Samuel L. Jackson and Ava DuVerney, paid their respects on social media to John Singleton following the filmmaker's death....
17:34, 04/30/2019

Harlan Lane, Vigorous Advocate for Deaf Culture, Dies at 82 Dr. Lane saw the deaf as part of a distinct ethnic group with their own vibrant culture, and he opposed the use of cochlear implants for deaf children....
07:51, 07/29/2019

Exiled in Bangladesh, Rohingya culture shows signs of a revival KUTUPALONG REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh — Chain-smoking singer Gudar Mia, who recently turned 80 in a refugee camp in Bangladesh, lit another cigarette, closed his eyes, and crooned the opening words of a Rohingya folk song. “Sorry, my throat is not good,” he said, taking a puff as he sat cross-le...
23:17, 05/08/2019

Rick Steves: Discovering Sicily’s layers of culture Visitors can marvel at a well-presesrved Greek temple, admire the glittering mosaics of a Norman cathedral and wander through Carthaginian ruins.        ...
18:00, 04/29/2019

LA’s New Climate Change Plan Will Radically Overhaul the City’s Car Culture Cars are as wrapped up in Los Angeles’ identity as tacos, the Hollywood sign, and palm trees. But the auto culture could change dramatically in the next few decades. On Monday, the city introduced its version of a Green New Deal and while it won’t quite ban cars, it will alter transit in the city. R...
22:34, 04/30/2019

Hanfu movement sweeps China in revival of traditional culture Li Doudou's gray kitten squeezes in next to her as she sits painstakingly applying makeup and putting up her hair in a bun adorned with elaborate ornaments....
15:51, 09/20/2019

Serb nationalists protest over Kosovo Albanian culture festival Dozens of Serb ultranationalists protested on Wednesday against a festival promoting Kosovan Albanian culture in Belgrade, a day after Serbia ordered its troops on full alert following an incident involving Kosovo's police and ethnic Serbs....
00:17, 05/30/2019

German filmmaker Volker Schlöndorff says far-right populism a threat to culture Many of director Volker Schlöndorff's films focus on German history, such as "The Tin Drum." He told DW why recent regional election gains for the AfD are just as damaging to the cultural realm as they are to politics....
07:01, 09/04/2019

Alternative city guide: culture and cafes in Utrecht, the Netherlands Utrecht’s picturesque city centre and traditional cafe culture rub up against its exciting music and art scene – and it’s best explored by bikeUtrecht was the most important city in the Netherlands until it was overtaken by Amsterdam in the 17th century during the Dutch golden age of trade and advan...
09:03, 09/11/2019

Trump, frustrated by unpopularity with Jews, thrusts Israel into his culture war The president’s words about Jews magnify his transactional approach to politics and his miscalculation that his support for Israel should automatically translate into electoral support from Jewish Americans....
18:34, 08/22/2019

The Big Bang Theory shot to popularity when “nerd culture” went mainstream Television ratings aren’t what they used to be. Gone are the days of not only everyone watching one show at the same time, but everyone even knowing about the same shows is long gone. There’s so much TV out there that it’s impossible to keep up. The idea that somewhere around 80 or 90 million people...
22:17, 05/15/2019

UN General Assembly celebrates 20 years of promoting a culture of peace Just as the greatest global challenges cannot be solved by a single country, peace cannot be pursued in isolation, outgoing UN General Assembly President María Fernanda Espinosa said on Friday....
23:34, 09/13/2019

Landmark paternity case challenges Japan's work culture A 38-year-old Japanese national has filed a lawsuit against his employer for alleged harassment after taking paternity leave, in a landmark case that looks set to challenge Japan's often highly-gendered corporate culture....
13:00, 09/12/2019

Selfie culture has doomed the world’s most precious tourist sites Instagram posts of the blooming poppy fields in Lake Elsinore last March inspired thousands to flock to the small Southern California town. A total of 100,000 visited in just one day, causing so much traffic gridlock and crushed wildlife that the local government dubbed it “Poppy Apocalypse.” Rue Cr...
12:00, 08/25/2019

Czech Culture Minister Resigns After Firing Museum Directors Antonin Stanek faced international complaints after he dismissed two museum chiefs. He said they had committed crimes, but many saw the moves as personal....
22:00, 05/16/2019

What the Murder of Christina Grimmie by a Fan Tells Us About YouTube Influencer Culture Christina Grimmie was a fan of talented Disney starlets like Hannah Montana who parlayed careers in children’s television into pop music. Aged 15 in 2009, Grimmie uploaded one of her first tracks to YouTube — a cover of Party in the USA by Miley Cyrus (who played Montana in an eponymous ...
14:17, 05/03/2019

Curious foreigners get rare chance to sample Emirati culture No question was off limits for curious tourists and foreign residents of Dubai wanting to learn more about Emirati culture and the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan....
18:00, 05/19/2019

How Greta Thunberg became the new front in the Brexit culture war | Gaby Hinsliff Nigel Farage and his hangers-on need a new rallying cause, so they’ve turned on this 16-year-old with frightening vitriolShe looks both younger than her age and old enough to have the cares of the world on her shoulders. Face scrubbed clean, dressed in a severe black jacket, Greta Thunberg stares un...
12:00, 08/17/2019

Marlon Wayans Comes for Cancel Culture: 'You Know, Freedom of Speech. What Happened to That?' Fresh off the heels of his brand new Netflix comedy Sextuplets—which is actually pretty damn funny—Marlon Wayans made a pitstop on Buzzfeed’s AM to DM Thursday to discuss a myriad of topics. However, one, in particular, had the internet buzzing....
21:00, 08/16/2019

Politician’s Affair Puts Spotlight on Australia’s Crony Culture Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce is fighting for his political life amid accusations that he abused his position to cultivate an extramarital affair....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Richard Carranza held DOE ‘white-supremacy culture’ training City Department of Education brass are targeting a “white-supremacy culture” among school administrators — by disparaging ideas like “individualism,” “objectivity” and “worship of the written word,” The Post has learned....
07:34, 05/21/2019

Don Quixote, fentanyl and gun culture: Salman Rushdie's 'Quichotte' is a bit of a mess Even Salman Rushdie concedes his 14th novel "Quichotte" - which loosely conjures the spirit of "Don Quixote" - is a bit of a mess.        ...
21:51, 09/16/2019

How Indigenous midwives help reconnect women with culture and pregnancy care Accessing an Indigenous midwife in Canada today is nearly impossible, according to Carol Couchie, an Indigenous midwife and co-chair of the National Aboriginal Council of Midwives....
02:17, 05/22/2019

Sexism, slander, hatred: Sri Lanka’s culture of online abuse From politicians to members of the LGBTQI community, social media in Sri Lanka is a hotbed of harassment and hostilityThe threats began after Jegatheeswaram Jeyachandrika decided to contest local government elections.Clutching a file of printouts, Meena, as she is known, points to a Facebook post in...
08:34, 05/28/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Keeping Morocco’s indigenous culture and conservation in balance The delicate balance between indigenous farming practices and conservation in Morocco is under threat, but according to the UN, local communities in the Western High Atlas Mountains are finding ways to preserve traditions and still make a living from the land. ...
12:34, 06/05/2019

2020 Presidential Democratic Candidates Reveal Their Pop Culture Favorites The 2020 Presidential Democratic candidates are here to give E! readers a rare glimpse inside who they really are--and we dig deep to find out their pop culture favorites, must-haves and much,......
14:51, 07/18/2019

NJ woman sues Caesars for fostering ‘male-dominated culture’ A New Jersey woman is suing casino chain Caesars for fostering a male-dominated culture that looked the other way as she was retaliated against for complaining about a creepy incident with a superior, according to her lawsuit. Jocelyn Agnellini Allison says her career at Caesars started to suffer af...
08:00, 07/19/2019

Gothic music, culture fans gather at German festival LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Thousands of Goth music and culture fans have gathered in the eastern German city of Leipzig for the annual Wave Gothic Festival, this year featuring some 220 artists. The festival has been held over the Whitsun holiday weekend since 1992 and typically attracts about 20,000 p...
10:51, 06/08/2019

Asian women and the kimono have long been sexualized in western culture It’s no surprise that Kim Kardashian West appropriated kimono to give sex appeal to her shapewear line, writes Akemi JohnsonThe two Asian women painted on the façade of the Irish pub outside the US military base in Okinawa, Japan, wore kimono. They lounged on a white-sand beach. Their black hair was...
21:00, 07/03/2019

New Bad Loan Norms To Sustain Credit Culture Improvement: Shaktikanta Das The revised framework for resolving stressed assets by offering lenders a 30-day period to label an account an NPA but has withdrawn all other resolution methods....
20:00, 06/08/2019

Olympics: Shonan the birthplace of Japan's modern surf culture Surfing makes its Olympic debut next year at Chiba’s Ichinomiya beach but for many Japanese it is the Shonan coast, 50 kilometers south of Tokyo, that is regarded as the birthplace of the country’s modern surf culture....
05:00, 07/23/2019

Ross Perot's pop culture ubiquity remains hilarious and weird Ross Perot, the Texas billionaire who twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died, the Dallas News reports. The verbose, aphorism-spewing 89-year old died after a five-year struggle with leukemia, leaving behind a legacy that includes one of the best showings for an independent cand...
18:17, 07/09/2019

Culture minister to make statement on 5G review on Monday: UK PM spokesman British culture minister Jeremy Wright is due to make a statement on a review of next generation 5G telecommunications networks on Monday, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said, adding it would depend on the parliamentary timetable....
17:17, 07/22/2019

Culture minister to make statement on 5G review on Monday - UK PM spokesman British culture minister Jeremy Wright is due to make a statement on a review of next generation 5G telecommunications networks on Monday, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said, adding it would depend on the parliamentary timetable....
14:34, 07/22/2019

Conservative women pushing back on skimpy bikini culture Halima Aden is still “shocked” that she got to pose for this year’s Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. And not just because she doesn’t wear bikinis. “I don’t know how to swim!” the 21-year-old model tells The Post. Aden is Muslim, and part of the way she expresses her faith is by dressing modestly:...
22:51, 06/05/2019

Apollo 11 at 50: Space program transfixed Americans, changed pop culture Manned space missions since 1961 have influenced pop culture -- entertainment, architecture, fashion, consumer goods and language. The Apollo 11 moon landing was the pinnacle....
12:17, 06/19/2019

Without pop culture contenders, Tony awards audience slumps to all-time low The television audience for Broadway theater's Tony awards slumped to an all-time low in the absence of pop culture juggernauts like "Harry Potter" and "Hamilton."...
03:34, 06/11/2019

Yoga Symbolises India's Culture, History: Nitin Gadkari Union minister Nitin Gadkari today said yoga is a symbol of India's ancient culture, history and heritage and it is practiced with great enthusiasm across the world....
11:34, 06/21/2019

Google Arts & Culture made an AR gallery that celebrates color Last year, Google released an augmented reality feature for its Arts & Culture app that turns phones into a pocket-sized museum dedicated to Vermeer paintings. Now, the tech giant has rolled out a new collection for the application's "Pocket Gall......
19:00, 07/17/2019

Kim Kardashian slammed for exploiting Japanese culture for Kimono line Kim, oh no. “I’ve been passionate about this for 15 years,” Kim Kardashian tweeted Tuesday alongside an announcement for her new shapewear line, controversially named Kimono. Japan, however, has been passionate about the kimono since it originated there in the Heian era, beginning ...
16:00, 06/26/2019

The best pop culture of year so far stars in The A.V. Club's favorite stories of the week Here’s a compilation of our favorite features published this week. Be sure to follow along with our TV recaps and check out all our recent reviews....
22:34, 06/22/2019

Ted Cruz: Google has 'a staggering amount of power' to shape culture Senator Ted Cruz told a top Google executive for Tuesday that "more and more Americans demand accountability from Big Tech," alleging the Silicon Valley giant is biased against conservatives....
23:00, 07/16/2019

Chile’s SuperGran Is Last Living Keeper Of A 10,000-Year-Old Language and Culture The 10,000-year-old Yaghan language of Chile's remote Tierra del Fuego has ‘one’ remaining fluent speaker left, and the entire ancient culture is on the very edge of dying out altogether. ...
06:34, 06/04/2019

‘The Rooster Must Be Defended’: France’s Culture Clash Reaches a Coop A dispute between residents of a small island off France’s western coast and summer vacationers taps into France’s still unbroken connection to its agricultural past....
13:17, 06/23/2019

Role Of Priests Different In "Western Culture", India: Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday argued there is a difference between the role of priests in "western culture" and in India, explaining to an American delegation how a man of......
22:51, 06/28/2019

Russian comics get sales boost after culture minister calls them 'pathetic' Vladimir Medinsky’s comments have sparked backlash from fans and boosted sales, according to one Russian publisherThe Russian culture minister’s dismissal of comic books as “for those who can’t read well” has sparked a backlash from fans but also boosted sales of the genre, according to one publishe...
15:18, 09/17/2019

Sebastian Gorka filling diapers over kids' show Arthur: "We're in a war for our culture" Earlier this week, the 22nd season of beloved PBS series Arthur premiered with a bit of a surprise: Mr. Ratburn, Arthur and the gang’s longtime bachelor teacher, got married to a man. The episode handled this development with expected charm—it wasn’t an episode about gay marriage, it was simply an e...
22:17, 05/15/2019

Riot Games settles class action lawsuit over sexist culture In May, more than 150 Riot Games employees walked out of their offices in Los Angeles. The protest was held to draw attention to what the workers alleged to be a sexist corporate culture, as well as to condemn the forced arbitration of employees who......
11:00, 08/24/2019

Robot baristas may be the future of South Korea's coffee culture In Seoul, robot baristas take orders remotely and brew fresh coffee. But many fear automation is putting young Koreans out of work.        ...
20:17, 06/06/2019

Bumble CEO’s Russian biz partner oversaw ‘sleazy’ office culture: report Bumble — the No. 2 dating app in the US behind Tinder — has a complicated relationship status when it comes to its corporate parent. Bumble’s chief executive, Whitney Wolfe Herd — a Tinder co-founder who left the hookup app after accusing a male colleague of sex harassment — founded Bumble with a mi...
01:51, 07/09/2019

Before the little rear-engine, air-cooled runabout that came to define Italy’s car culture for decad Before the little rear-engine, air-cooled runabout that came to define Italy’s car culture for decades—the Fiat 500 “Nuova”—came onto the scene in the late 1950s, there was the Fiat 500 Topolino. This ~1951 Fiat 500C had a liquid-cooled 569cc inline-four mounted ahead of the front axle, and made onl...
17:34, 05/16/2019

The Matrix trilogy review – pop-culture juggernaut still lands a thrilling punch Keanu Reeves’ first trip down the rabbit hole is as electrifying as ever – and Carrie Anne-Moss’s charisma elevates the sequels“You take the blue pill, the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill, you stay in Wonderland and I show you how d...
10:34, 07/12/2019

Pope, on Madagascar visit, condemns clan culture of privilege, graft Pope Francis, on a visit to Madagascar, on Sunday condemned what he said was its clan culture of privilege and corruption that allows a very few to live in wealth while the vast majority languish in grinding poverty....
15:34, 09/08/2019

DeAndre Jordan talks Kevin Durant health and Nets’ culture DeAndre Jordan was supposed to be part of the Knicks’ edge in bringing Kevin Durant to the Garden before he jumped ship to join the crosstown-rival Nets, along with fellow free agents Durant and Kyrie Irving. Now Jordan is talking about not only his new team, but also his old friend — and how Durant...
13:51, 07/27/2019

Ex-Facebook engineer takes to YouTube to mock the culture and joke about how he was fired Patrick Shyu, a former tech lead at Google, has posted a series of videos making fun of Facebook, where he worked as a software engineer until last month....
23:34, 09/19/2019

Virgil Abloh draws from 1980s graffiti culture for Off-White show Men’s spring/summer collection featured Futura prints and cult streetwear Founded in 2012, Virgil Abloh’s brand Off-White is one made for the digital age. The designer’s social media following – 7.6 million for Off-White, 4.6 million for his personal account – was arguably a factor in him becoming t...
21:17, 06/19/2019

New esports network VENN aims to bring 'gaming as a lens into pop culture' A new, 24/7 esports gaming network called VENN that aims to blend pop culture and gaming was announced on Tuesday, after generating $17 million in seed round funding....
20:01, 09/19/2019

Curious Ceramics: Traces of Mysterious Pre-Hispanic Culture Emerge in Ecuador Archaeologists working at the pre-Hispanic site of Real Alto near the coast of Ecuador have discovered the remnants of a mysterious culture dating to the earliest stages of inhabitation in the Americas. ...
07:17, 07/26/2019

Awkwafina grapples with death and culture in trailer for Sundance breakout The Farewell Awkwafina, the Crazy Rich Asians and Ocean’s 8 star with a Comedy Central series in the hopper, has been drawing raves for her turn in Lulu Wang’s The Farewell, one of the breakout films from this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Now, the Chinese drama has released a trailer ahead of its July 12 relea...
16:34, 05/07/2019

UNESCO food and culture forum dishes up fresh serving of SDGs Strengthening cultural heritage and culture-related food practices boosts social inclusion, economic development and well-being, the UN’s deputy culture chief told participants at the UNESCO agency’s World Forum on the matter, on Friday....
08:34, 09/14/2019

As Putin Pushes a Merger, Belarus Resists With Language, Culture and History With President Vladimir Putin of Russia looking to accelerate moves toward a “union state,” Belarusians are promoting a stronger sense of their own national identity....
15:00, 06/29/2019

Recruiting Frank Lampard could be a change of culture Chelsea need | Paul Wilson The club should take their lead from Mauricio Pochettino at Tottenham and forge a real team ethosThe premise of Good Morning Transfers, a new Sky Sports segment that begins on Monday, is that the present transfer window is poised to be the biggest, best and most expensive of all time and viewers wil...
23:51, 06/29/2019

Alternative city breaks: Utrecht, the Netherlands – restaurants, culture and nightlife Utrecht’s picturesque city centre and traditional cafe culture rub up against its exciting music and art scene – and it’s best explored by bikeUtrecht was the most important city in the Netherlands until it was overtaken by Amsterdam in the 17th century during the Dutch golden age of trade and advan...
21:34, 09/11/2019

Amazon cowboys: rodeo culture rides high in Brazil – in pictures Along a forest road in the small town of Monte Negro in Rondônia state, just south of the Amazon basin, cowboys from the area’s vast cattle ranches display their talent at a rodeo. In recent years, Monte Negro has expanded as a key cattle town with a strong cowboy culture Continue reading......
01:17, 09/11/2019

Schumer calls for firing of Border Patrol leadership over 'toxic' culture Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Wednesday called for the firing of top leadership at Customs and Border Protection, saying the conditions at detention facilities and a secret Facebook group featuring lewd posts from border agents highlight the agency’s “toxic” culture. “Internal investigatio...
07:00, 07/04/2019

Getting young Germans involved in foreign culture policy for 10 years with 'kulturweit' Since 2009, young Germans have traveled from Tajikistan to Argentina to take part in the program "kulturweit," the volunteer service of the German UNESCO Commission. The program is now 10 years old. A success story....
12:17, 09/10/2019

World Cup a triumph for women’s football but broken culture cannot be ignored | Kelly Lindsey As the Afghanistan Women’s coach I have witnessed a blatant disregard for the protection of women and girls in football. It needs to stopWith the Women’s World Cup in full swing women’s football is starting to get the recognition it deserves. This World Cup is a momentous global celebration of the g...
11:34, 07/04/2019

Tumblr’s Head of Culture and Fashion shares the platform’s most curious subcultures Valentine Uhovski started his career as an editor and journalist, and has written for the likes of The Wall Street Journal and Interview Russia. He’s now in his eighth year manning the helm of Tumblr‘s Culture and Fashion verticals. Since joining, he’s helped to foster and shape Tumblr‘s community o...
18:00, 04/30/2019

Beyond the Mists of Time: The Mysterious Timoto-Cuica Culture of the Venezuelan Andes When we speak of the pre-Columbian South American civilizations, the first to come to mind are the Incas, the Tiwanaku, the Nazca, or perhaps even the Mayans. ...
13:51, 08/10/2019

Teen victim of Texas mass shooting straddled bi-national culture Several hundred students, teachers and relatives filled a high school athletic stadium in Texas on Monday to honor a teenager of U.S.-Mexican citizenship who was the youngest of 22 killed in a shooting rampage police suspect was driven by racism....
14:34, 08/06/2019

Rishard Matthews Retires From NFL, Is Happy To Leave Behind "Brainwashing And Dividing Of Culture" Wide receiver Rishard Matthews was released by the New Orleans Saints on Saturday. Head coach Sean Payton, speaking cryptically of the breakup, said of Matthews, “it’s not for everyone,” which together with a “left squad designation” accompanying his release indicated that Matthews voluntarily baile...
10:51, 08/13/2019

Adam Gase isn’t relying on words to finally change Jets’ culture If you peeled the paint in the meeting rooms at the Jets’ training center, you could trace all of the recent attempts by Jets coaches to establish an identity and culture for the team. When you peeled back the first layer, you would find Todd Bowles’ slogan of “One Team, One Goal.” Keep digging a......
01:34, 08/06/2019

GLOW nails the TV show’s tone as it delves deeper into wrestling culture Netflix’s GLOW returns this weekend for its third season, and after the binge is done and viewers are hungry for more of the Gorgeous Ladies Of Wrestling, they should check out IDW’s GLOW comic book. This is a TV show run by women with a predominantly female ensemble, so it’s nice to see IDW assembl...
18:34, 08/06/2019

The culture cure: how prescription art is lifting people out of depression| Helen Russell From singing together to being read to in a library, an arts participation scheme is transforming lives in DenmarkIn a whitewashed studio in northern Denmark, 11 unemployed strangers are embarking on a hearty rendition of Yellow Submarine. Jonas Thrysøe is not one of them. At least, not yet. The 36-...
19:51, 07/31/2019

Amnesty International, rights groups plagued by 'toxic' work culture After vowing to make changes in light of a damning report on staff well-being earlier this year, Amnesty International has replaced most of its top leaders. Yet employees at many other NGOs also face the same problems....
07:34, 06/03/2019

Saudi judge denies mom custody for exposing child to Western culture American Bethany Vierra lives in Saudi Arabia where she was denied custody of her Saudi Arabian daughter Zaina by a judge for fear of exposing the child to Western culture....
09:00, 08/17/2019

Vice’s planned takeover of Refinery29 may result in culture clash, layoffs If Vice Media succeeds in its planned takeover of Refinery29, some media watchers are predicting a major clash of cultures and a new round of layoffs. The two companies each command nine figures in revenue, but neither is profitable and the private equity owners forced major cuts in staffing at both...
09:17, 07/31/2019

The $2m drug reveals medical research as a casino culture | Kenan Malik Does Zolgensma, a revolutionary one-off treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, really need to cost so much?How much is a life worth? $2.15m? That’s the staggering price of a drug produced by the pharmaceutical giant Novartis that has just come on the market. Zolgensma is a one-off gene therapy treat...
08:17, 05/26/2019

A love letter to Notting Hill carnival: 'It keeps our culture alive’ – video Notting Hill carnival, held every summer in west London, is the biggest street party in Europe. Coverage of the event often focuses on negative stories and misses the celebration of the community and culture that makes the Carnival so important for London. The Guardian asks carnival veterans why th...
12:17, 08/20/2019

Commandos’ Behavior Prompts Pentagon Review of Special Operations Culture As reports of drug use, violence and other misconduct have multiplied, the head of Special Operations Command said recent episodes “threaten the trust placed in us.”...
07:17, 08/13/2019

Eliza review: Startup culture meets sci-fi in a touching, fascinating tale Enlarge / Main character Evelyn looks upon her hometown of Seattle in the fascinating new visual novel Eliza. (credit: Zachtronics) "You're a computer," a graduate student says in a huff, directly to my face. "You don't know what [relationships] are like, do you?" I don't respond. Instead, I eye ...
19:02, 08/12/2019

Token ethnic friends: how pop culture taught me I was support, not the lead | Zoya Patel The films and TV shows Zoya Patel loved growing up were a consistent reminder that ‘real life only happens to white people’Remember that seminal scene from 1999 film 10 Things I Hate About You, when Cameron first sees Bianca?She’s walking through the school quadrangle, ruminating on whether one “can...
08:00, 05/22/2019

Over 150 Riot Employees Walk Out To Protest Forced Arbitration And Sexist Culture [Updated] Over 150 discontented Riot Games employees walked out of the League of Legends publisher’s offices in Los Angeles today to protest the company’s stance on forced arbitration. Standing in a parking lot on Riot’s campus, employees held picket signs and gave impassioned speeches....
06:34, 05/07/2019

Opinion: Jadeveon Clowney trade to Seahawks shows team culture still matters in NFL With star players trying to exert some influence on their futures, NFL teams need to show they can accommodate top talent.       ...
09:34, 09/04/2019

Stormzy at Glastonbury 2019 review – a glorious victory lap for black British culture Pyramid StageNot only is this headline performance a show of supreme talent, it also underlines how Stormzy’s talent and charisma has pushed forward UK rapThe notion of Stormzy headlining the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury is an intriguing one. On the one hand, an artist who’s only released one album ...
09:00, 06/29/2019

Read This: How a rural gun shop's billboard represents MAGA culture's offline proliferation Much concern has been raised in the past few years about the role of social media in the iteration and spread of hateful rhetoric, and rightfully so. There is no shortage of stories of once-moderate or politically uninvolved family members getting pulled past an event horizon of paranoia and mist...
03:34, 08/23/2019

Alternative city breaks: Łódź, Poland – discover its culture, food and nightlife Once an industrial centre, the city has been reinvigorated by a focus on the arts, a diverse food scene and plenty of lively bars‘If it doesn’t fit, it fits perfectly,” is something of a buzz-phrase in Poland’s third-largest city, and it doesn’t take long to see why. It is a place where the next sur...
16:34, 07/17/2019

There’s no Michael Moore-style agitprop in the superb culture-clash doc American Factory In 2008, documentarians Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert filmed the final days of an Ohio GM plant for the Oscar-nominated documentary short “The Last Truck.” Nearly a decade later, they returned to the small town of Moraine—just south of Dayton—to film the same facility after it reopened as a glass...
03:17, 08/20/2019

Sebastian Gorka decries PBS cartoon show 'Arthur' over gay wedding; sees 'war for our culture' Former White House aide Sebastian Gorka reportedly raged on his radio show Thursday over an episode of the PBS Kids’ show “Arthur” titled “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone.”...
07:34, 05/17/2019

A nod to pop culture: National Bobblehead Museum and Hall of Fame offers hidden treasures The National Bobblehead Museum and Hall of Fame features pop culture icons from LeBron James to The Beatles, crying piccolo girl to racing sausages.        ...
19:17, 05/24/2019

Constitutional expert on 'separation of church and state': Framers said nothing wrong with religion in culture The phrase, "separation of church and state," appears nowhere in the Constitution and the Founding Fathers saw nothing wrong with having religion in American culture, according to an expert....
12:34, 06/23/2019

The Newest Installment of Hulu's Into the Dark Anthology Promises a Harrowing Take on Purity Culture Purity culture, with purity rings and abstinence pledges and more patriarchal control than you can imagine, is terrifying enough on its own. Which makes Pure, the newest installment of the Blumhouse-created Into the Dark anthology, just excessively unsettling. Read more......
19:17, 08/31/2019

Russian anti-doping chief says athletics culture at odds with reinstatement push Russian anti-doping chief Yuri Ganus said on Wednesday that the country's suspended athletics federation was not doing enough to stamp out doping culture and was falling short in its bid to be reinstated by global athletics governing body IAAF....
15:17, 06/19/2019

Ninja cuts deal to launch multiple gamer advice and culture books Ninja's agent Loaded has cut a deal to publish multiple books and merchandise with Clarkson Potter and Ten Speed Press, two imprints of Random House.Read More...
00:34, 06/20/2019

A high school valedictorian used a pint of strawberries to give a powerful speech about 'migrant culture' Polk County Public Schools/YouTube Brenda Alvarez-Lagunas, 18, used a pint of strawberries to deliver a captivating speech about "migrant culture" during the graduation ceremony at Mulberry High School in Mulberry, Florida in May. In her now-viral speech, she said the fruit represents "sweat," "dir...
07:00, 06/02/2019

Call for students to film 'biased' teachers brings Brazil's culture wars to classroom President Bolsonaro has accused schoolteachers of indoctrination but educators say his aim is to stifle critical thinkingJair Bolsonaro has encouraged school students to film teachers during class if they suspect them of pushing leftist ideas, reigniting a battle in one of the most contested arenas ...
14:17, 05/03/2019

Kaillie Humphries stood up to her sport's abusive culture. It ended how you'd expect | Shireen Ahmed The double Olympic champion was denied her bid to escape a coach she says abused and harassed her, exposing a numbingly familiar truth: the system is not set up to support survivorsKaillie Humphries brought glory to Canada time and again on the world stage, winning a gold medal in the two-woman bobs...
03:00, 09/21/2019

Democrats have long blamed 'culture' for black poverty. Joe Biden is no exception | Bhaskar Sunkara Both Democrats and Republicans attack black culture, but refuse to enact the redistribution of wealth and power that could end racial inequityThis weekend, Joe Biden was attacked for another bizarre, almost free association, remark. Responding to a question from the moderator Linsey Davis about what...
13:51, 09/17/2019

Texas Firebrand Ross Perot Clashed With General Motors' Insular, Bureaucratic Culture Many of the things people criticize General Motors for today are things it’s always been criticized for: it is insular, bureaucratic, thinks the world begins at Lake Michigan and ends at Lake Erie, enthralled by its own glory days and can’t make the hard calls needed to keep a business afloat. So wh...
04:34, 07/10/2019

Girls On A Mission: Vogue Meets The Young Activists Taking On Rape Culture In India “I think there's this message to women and girls that they need to police their clothing, limit who they interact with and limit when they go out. Enough of that. Enough of not going out”...
15:34, 08/07/2019

Class politics is rising in America. Trump hopes a culture war might stop it | Bhaskar Sunkara Ilhan Omar sees that the president wants to divide us on the basis of our race, creed or color – we need to join her in fighting for working peopleThe 2020 elections are fast approaching, and Donald Trump is already perfecting his campaign strategy: disgust his opponents, embolden his base and distr...
15:34, 07/20/2019

‘Toxic cowboy culture’: Sexual harassment claims spike in Canada’s airline industry Fired in 2016 after eight years with WestJet, a flight attendant has spoken out publicly about the "toxic" relations and "cowboy culture" at airlines....
22:34, 07/19/2019

Manchester United’s ‘culture’ is overrated. Busby and Ferguson swam against the tide | Barney Ronay Another summer of rebuilding appears under way at Old Trafford but attempts to recreate the philosophies and glories of previous eras look doomed to failThere was an interesting programme on BBC Radio 4 this week about the notorious Portuguese man o’ war jellyfish. The man o’ war is of course the al...
11:00, 06/22/2019

Johnson thinks a ‘culture war’ will win crucial working-class votes. He’s wrong | Lynsey Hanley Most leave supporters are not pining for a mythical lost community. They just want a better quality of lifeNot long after the referendum in 2016, some neighbours suddenly erected a big wooden fence around their front garden. Well, it seemed sudden. Our postman jokingly called it “the Brexit wall”, a...
17:34, 09/06/2019

The Pain That Plagued Avicii: Health Troubles, Wrestling With Fame and Retreating From a "Toxic" Culture Wherever the party is happening next, the lights will be flashing and the bass thumping in honor of Avicii. The EDM world lost one of its biggest stars last year when the Swedish-born DJ......
00:00, 09/09/2019

NYC Top Educator's Efforts to Battle 'White Supremacy Culture' Met With Criticism, Potential Lawsuit: Report New York City schools chancellor Richard Carranza has made it his mission as the city’s top education administrator to tackle systemic racism—a major issue for a school system that ranks as the country’s largest, and among its most segregated....
23:00, 05/24/2019

Heady days of Amsterdam's drug culture turn bad as hard stuff brings violence and corruption Long famed for its casual attitude to marijuana use, the Dutch capital Amsterdam says it now has a serious problem with hard drugs that has brought increased violence and corruption at the hands of......
02:51, 08/29/2019

Amy Poehler and ‘Wine Country’ stars on female friendships and what pop culture doesn’t reflect about grown women Poehler's directorial debut taps into the inner lives of grown women and long-lasting, adult friendships, themes that Hollywood hasn't focused much on lately....
14:17, 05/10/2019

AP Exclusive: UN health agency spent $192 million on 2018 travel; auditors see ‘waste’ and ‘culture of non-compliance’ LONDON (AP) — AP Exclusive: UN health agency spent $192 million on 2018 travel; auditors see ‘waste’ and ‘culture of non-compliance’...
15:34, 05/20/2019

Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk talks Olympics, skate culture, being a father, and influence on the sport The Berrics Tony Hawk joined the Vans Park Series broadcast team in April 2019. Regarded as one of the most influential skateboarders of all-time, Hawk not only impacted the sport with his tricks, but also with his business endeavors. Hawk spoke to Business Insider about skateboarding coming to...
19:34, 08/14/2019

Black, queer culture at forefront of the 2019 Met Gala as Billy Porter, Lena Waithe glowed Thankfully, the black and queer voices and looks that helped define the camp genre were at the forefront of the 2019 Met Gala.        ...
01:34, 05/08/2019

Rugby World Cup opening ceremony 2019 LIVE: Japan launch RWC with celebration of ancient culture A sold-out Tokyo Stadium will be treated to a celebration of both modern and ancient Japanese culture during the Rugby World Cup opening ceremony this morning....
10:51, 09/20/2019

All hell broke loose: 40 years ago, Disco Demolition Night at Comiskey Park stirred culture war Disco Demolition Night took place 40 years ago at Chicago's Comiskey Park. Records were detonated and chaos ensued amid a growing culture war.       ...
06:00, 07/13/2019

Former Miss Michigan Kathy Zhu stripped of 2019 title says ‘toxic’ cancel culture to blame for ousting Miss Michigan was stripped of her crown on Friday after Miss World America was made aware of a number of controversial tweets which surfaced on social media following her victory....
06:51, 07/23/2019

Newly Discovered Photo of Harriet Tubman Now on Display at National Museum of African American History and Culture A newly discovered photo of Harriet Tubman is now on display for the first time at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. The portrait offers a rare glimpse of Tubman, casually posed in a chair wearing what is described as an elegant dress that ...
18:17, 05/29/2019

New York City's vibrant esports scene convinced this multimillion dollar team to launch a new organization dedicated to its local gaming culture Andbox/New York Excelsior Andbox is a new esports organization created to represent New York City's social gaming scene. Andbox operates New York Excelsior (NYXL), a multimillion dollar Overwatch League franchise, and has also acquired the rights to run New York City's "Call of Duty" team in Activi...
09:17, 06/12/2019

Frat culture is a cult in this trailer for Sophia Takal's Black Christmas trailer The 1974 Black Christmas is a seminal slasher. The 2006 remake? Not so much. Now, it’s time for yet another gang of sorority sisters to see their blood stain the fresh-blown snow. Blumhouse’s new take on Black Christmas comes via Sophia Takal, who made us fans with 2016's Always Shine, and, as t...
18:51, 09/05/2019

The real 'Old Town Road': Lil Nas X highlights black cowboy culture across US Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road" has cast a light on black Western culture, but African American cowboys and cowgirls have thrived in the U.S. for decades.        ...
01:51, 07/31/2019

Cage fight! We pit Godzilla's monster squad against pop culture's biggest and baddest Godzilla and his monster friends throw down in 'King of the Monsters.' But how would they do against Voltron and the 'Stranger Things' Mind Flayer?        ...
13:17, 06/05/2019

When Salt Was Traded for Gold: The Salt Trade of West Africa that Built Kingdoms and Spread Culture In West Africa during the Medieval period, salt was traded for gold. This may seem astonishing as salt is a cheap commodity in today’s society. It may be added that salt is easily available today which was not the case in ancient times.  ...
13:34, 05/02/2019

'Culture of racism': Detroit Tigers, Chris Bosio sued by former clubhouse attendant Ex-Detroit Tigers clubhouse attendant Derrell Coleman II claims he experienced discriminatory remarks and actions from ex-pitching coach Chris Bosio.       ...
15:51, 07/27/2019

The massive pop culture festival has experienced massive growth since its launch as a gathering of comic book enthusiasts in 1970 (NBC News)  Comic-Con is celebrating its 50th anniversary in San Diego, California. More than 130,000 fans from around the world are expected to attend the annual pop culture extravaganza this weekend. Studios and TV networks will be capitalizing on the Comic-Con audience to tout their upcoming proj...
10:34, 07/19/2019

Carl Beech latest: Police must end 'victim culture' to prevent reputations being ruined, former top prosecutor says Police must end the "victim culture" to prevent more reputations being ruined through false claims after the "madness" of the VIP sex-ring probe, a former top prosecutor said today....
16:17, 07/23/2019

A new waterfront town for Londoners: £1bn Thames Estuary district is being 'home zoned' for schools and culture With a deep-water container port that will house a huge new media city, the waterfront town of Thurrock will be 'home zoned' for schools, culture and community....
09:34, 06/27/2019

Clam chowder Popsicle, Area 51 and 'Cats' trailer: David Spade talks summer in pop culture Actor/comedian David Spade hosts a new Comedy Central late-night show, "Lights Out," where he riffs on pop culture with guests like Amy Schumer.        ...
21:00, 08/06/2019

It’s #TwentyBiTeen, girl-on-girl culture is peaking and it’s about time Bisexual chic – from Bella Hadid’s virtual kiss to Ariana Grande’s hits – is having a moment and the mainstream is embracing itThis Pride season, rainbow-washing – where large corporations “come out” with rainbow logos and queer-focused ad campaigns – raises suspicion of opportunist overkill. When b...
14:34, 06/28/2019

Awkwafina's culture shock on 'The Farewell': Learning Mandarin and doing without Instagram Awkwafina describes her culture shock in making "The Farewell" in China, where she learned to speak Mandarin "for survival."        ...
21:00, 07/11/2019

Don Quixote, fentanyl and gun culture: Salman Rushdie's 'Quichotte' is a bit of a mess Even Salman Rushdie concedes his 14th novel "Quichotte" - which loosely conjures the spirit of "Don Quixote" - is a bit of a mess.        ...
23:00, 09/05/2019

Michael Keaton's 'Batman' blew up pop culture in 1989, and Hollywood was never the same 1989's "Batman," starring Michael Keaton, helped usher in how comic-book blockbusters would be made, marketed and merchandised in the 2000s.        ...
00:51, 06/21/2019

'Grey’s Anatomy': Ellen Pompeo gets brutally honest about 'toxic' culture in the beginning Ellen Pompeo is opening up about the "toxic" culture that plagued the hit ABC series "Grey’s Anatomy" for over a decade.        ...
05:51, 06/06/2019

Ruth Bader Ginsburg fires back against critics who say she should have retired under Obama Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fired back on Wednesday against critics who say the liberal justice should have retired while President Barack Obama was in office....
13:20, 09/19/2019

Volkswagen, Porsche To Recall Around 227,000 cars Over Airbag, Seatbelt Issues The newspaper said the Tiguan, Sharan and CC models built in 2015 as well as Porsche 911, Boxter, Cayman und Panamera models from 2015 and 2016. It cited Germany's KBA federal motor authority as......
13:20, 09/19/2019

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Buttigieg unveils health plan Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Thursday unveiled his plan to reform the U.S. healthcare system by offering everyone coverage under the federal Medicare program, but not forcing people to give up private heath insurance plans....
13:51, 09/19/2019

In Pakistan-Held Kashmir, Growing Calls for Independence An emboldened independence movement in Pakistan-held Kashmir has the government on edge, emerging as the state tries to rein in anti-India militants....
13:51, 09/19/2019

Wilson's Triniti Tennis Ball Looks Like a Straight Sets Win For the Environment If you walk to your nearest public tennis courts, you’ll probably find a smattering of discarded balls that have been used once, as well as a bunch of discarded plastic cans and metal lids that are probably destined for landfills at best, or like, the local river or whatever at worst....
13:51, 09/19/2019

Banks rallied on a Fed cut, and that's a 'very positive' sign, Jim Cramer says Investors bought bank stocks because there's a chance the Federal Reserve's interest rate cut may "put an end to this artificially inverted yield curve," Jim Cramer says....
13:51, 09/19/2019

Buttigieg speaks after days of silence on 2,000 fetuses in home of South Bend abortionist Following days of silence, 2020 Democrat Pete Buttigieg Wednesday addressed the discovery of thousands of fetal remains in the home of late abortionist Ulrich Klopfer, who worked in the mayor’s hometown of South Bend, Indiana, for decades....
14:18, 09/19/2019

North Korea Has Reportedly Caught the Blockchain Fever North Korea is developing its own cryptocurrency—at least according to Alejandro Cao de Benos, a Spanish aristocrat and IT consultant who serves as a sort of international liaison for the country’s totalitarian, militaristic government.Read more......
14:51, 09/19/2019

NY Times reporters claim Kavanaugh offered interview if they said it never happened Two New York Times reporters​ claim Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh agreed to be interviewed for their book under the condition that they say he didn’t speak with him. Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly, the authors of “The Education of Brett Kavanaugh: An Investigation,” speaking...
14:51, 09/19/2019

Surprise Discovery That Ancient Tin Ingots Found in Israel Came From England Researchers have made an astonishing discovery that is transforming our understanding of the Bronze Age. They have established that ancient tin ingots found in Israel actually came from what is now modern-day Britain.  ...
14:52, 09/19/2019

Greta Thunberg tells US lawmakers 'listen to scientists' on climate change Speaking to the US Congress, the teenage climate activist has urged lawmakers to take action on the "existential crisis" of climate change. Thunberg criticized the US for being the "biggest carbon polluter" in history....
15:17, 09/19/2019

Trump Visits Border Wall, Hoping to Burnish His Campaign President Trump’s photo op at the border was his only public appearance during two days in California, a state that has been a hotbed of opposition to his presidency and policies....
15:51, 09/19/2019

Cancer worries halt shipments of generic Zantac A division of Novartis is reportedly halting distribution of generic Zantac pills amid concerns about an ingredient possibly linked to cancer.       ...
16:17, 09/19/2019

| Sri Lanka to go ahead with Pakistan tour despite terror fears Sri Lanka's cricket board Thursday said it will go ahead with its tour of Pakistan despite fears that players could be the targets of terror attacks....
16:17, 09/19/2019

Cooking Tips: Follow This Quick And Easy Tip To Refresh Soggy Chips And Make Them Crisp Again If you're looking to restore your chips' crunchiness, then we have got your back. The idea here is to evaporate the humidity in the chips by escaping the moisture content in it....
16:51, 09/19/2019

33 new drivers a day have their licences revoked News 19 Sep, 2019 Nearly 12,000 motorists with under two years of experience had their licences revoked under the New Drivers Act in 2018...
16:51, 09/19/2019

Greta Thunberg to receive key to city after Montreal climate march Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante welcomed the teen activist, a prominent voice in the fight against climate change, to receive the honour after a climate march on Sept. 27....
16:51, 09/19/2019

Get Paid $1300 to Watch 13 Stephen King Movies Before Halloween Like scary movies? Dish might have the perfect job for you. The company is looking to hire someone to watch 13 movies based on Stephen King novels before Halloween. The salary? $1300....
17:34, 09/19/2019

‘Mixed-ish’ is about ‘finding your voice,’ says showrunner Karin Gist The universe of “Black-ish” has become as expansive as “Game of Thrones.” The ABC sitcom — soon entering its sixth season following the fictional Johnson family —has spawned two spinoffs: Freeform’s “Grown-ish,” which follows Johnson daughter Zoey (Yara Shahidi) through college, and now ABC’s “Mixed...
17:35, 09/19/2019

Here's the second photo of Justin Trudeau in racist dark makeup Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Wednesday after a photo emerged of him wearing brownface during a school event in 2001. He said it was a racist photo but he didn't consider it racist at the time....
18:00, 09/19/2019

Fed Cuts Rates by Quarter Point but Faces Growing Split The Fed voted to cut interest rates by a quarter-percentage point for the second time in as many months to cushion the economy against a global slowdown amplified by the U.S.-China trade war. But the central bankers were divided over the decision and the outlook for further reductions....
18:34, 09/19/2019

Could Mark Francois, Brexit bellower, be TV's next explosive star? Three years ago, no one had heard of him. Now he’s a celebrity in a stab vest and probably the new Steven SeagalLike all Britons, without exception, I am incapable of looking at Mark Francois and not thinking about Dorian Gray. Attic picture jokes will of course be returned to sender, unopened. What...
19:00, 09/19/2019

'Unidentified aerial phenomena': Leaked UFO footage genuine, Navy confirms The U.S. Navy confirmed this week that three leaked videos of unidentified flying objects were the real deal, calling them "unidentified aerial phenomena."...
19:00, 09/19/2019

Top Chinese state media editor calls out major internet crackdown One of Beijing's best known propagandists has pushed back against the government's internet crackdown ahead of the upcoming 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China on October 1....
19:34, 09/19/2019

Mysterious vaping-related lung illnesses are spreading across the US. Doctors say these are the symptoms to watch out for. Luxy Images/Getty Images As of September 17, the CDC reported 530 cases of vaping-related illnesses in 38 states and confirmed seven deaths in six states. On September 11, the Trump administration announced it's pushing forward a ban on all flavored e-cigarettes, including mint and menthol flavors,...
19:34, 09/19/2019

| Nigeria army shuts aid group office in conflict zone: NGO staff The Nigerian army has shut down the office of NGO Action Against Hunger in the northeastern city of Maiduguri, staff says, as six of its employees remain held hostage by jihadists....
20:00, 09/19/2019

Drugmaker Insys wins bankruptcy court approval to sell off opioid Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc on Thursday won court approval to sell its flagship fentanyl spray to a buyer who agreed to only market the drug for use by cancer patients, in response to concerns about the product's role in fueling the opioid epidemic....
20:00, 09/19/2019

You watch TV; it watches back: How smart TVs track what’s on our screens In our latest privacy experiment, we examined how four of the most popular TV brands record what we watch. And they’re doing it because, legally speaking, tens of millions of us gave our permission....
20:35, 09/19/2019

Europa League live: Eintracht Frankfurt vs. Arsenal The Bundesliga side is back in the competition they took by storm last season. Tonight, in their opening group game, they host a Premier League team not in top form but with a strong attack. All the latest updates here!...
20:35, 09/19/2019

10 Thoughts About the Upcoming 'A Night with Whitney: The Whitney Houston Hologram Tour' 1. I could understand a Las Vegas residency for “A Night with Whitney.” What happens there, rightly stays there, so it makes sense. Yes, that’s a non-sequitur. But so is ‘Whitney was popular let’s make her a ghost and tour her.’ I’ve been to Vegas and seen things that I have not seen anywhere else, ...
21:00, 09/19/2019

Trump's Attacks on the Homeless Are Getting More and More Unhinged President Donald Trump ramped up his attacks on both homeless people and the state of California on Wednesday. He told reporters that homeless people in San Francisco are polluting the ocean with used needles. He also said that the Environmental Protection Agency would issue the city a violation for...
21:00, 09/19/2019

Rivian lands Amazon order for 100,000 delivery vehicles The electric vehicle startup said the first Amazon delivery vehicles are expected to be on the road in 2021. The order is part of Amazon's goal to become net carbon neutral by 2040....
21:00, 09/19/2019

New taser alternative will let police pretend to be Spider-Man Police shootings tend to dominate headlines wherever and whenever they happen, and rightfully so, but sometimes “less-than-lethal” weapons like tasers end up being equally deadly. The powerful jolt meant to subdue a suspect can often prove lethal, and police trying to defuse a situation ...
22:17, 09/19/2019

UAW strike threatens Michigan economy, could push state into recession, Lending Tree says Moody's on Wednesday said the work stoppage, now on its fourth day, poses an "outsized economic threat" to Michigan as well as local governments such as Detroit "that have above-average economic exposure to the automotive giant....
22:18, 09/19/2019

Kodi Lee, singer who is blind and has autism, wins ‘America’s Got Talent’ By Drew Weisholtz, TODAY  Kodi Lee’s long journey is now complete. Lee, a 23-year-old singer who is blind and has autism, won the 14th season of “America’s Got Talent” on Wednesday night. Lee joined the Detroit Youth Choir as one of the final two acts competing for the $1 million grand prize and the...
22:21, 09/19/2019

Islamic Center of Tucson to hold community-building event TUCSON – In light of the recent incidents involving the Islamic Center of Tucson (ICT) and a nearby apartment, the center is hosting a community-building event called SALAM Tucson on Thursday. The event is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. at 901 E. First St. ICT says the event will focus on culture, conve...
22:21, 09/19/2019

Young adults ignore vape warnings (KGW)Oregon State officials say two additional cases of respiratory illnesses linked to vaping have been reported, bringing the total number of cases in Oregon to four. The Oregon Health Authority said Tuesday that a total of four cases have been reported in recent weeks. The new cases come after st...
22:21, 09/19/2019

Special PJs for special kids (WBIR) For the past year, Martha Sileno has watched her 4-year-old son receive treatment in a diaper. Noah was diagnosed with B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia at East Tennessee Children’s Hospital last summer. He’s a fighter, but cannot stand the hospital gowns. “The gowns were ...
22:21, 09/19/2019

GM promises UAW 5,400 jobs, $7B in US investment: What it means GM's offer to the UAW for $7 billion in U.S. investments and 5,400 jobs has some nuance that the union might not like.       ...
23:00, 09/19/2019

Woman, 89, beaten, robbed of $5G in Manhattan apartment: police An 89-year-old woman who was beaten and robbed of $5,000 inside her Manhattan apartment on Saturday told police she’d been saving that money to buy a headstone for her deceased husband’s grave....
23:00, 09/19/2019

Maine woman says she buried friend in backyard to fulfill dying wish: 'I put her in a tarp... I dragged her out there' Police in Maine are investigating after the remains of an elderly woman were discovered in a shallow grave on a property where the owner claims she buried her friend as a part of her dying wish. ...
23:00, 09/19/2019

Ex-Facebook engineer takes to YouTube to mock the culture and joke about how he was fired Patrick Shyu, a former tech lead at Google, has posted a series of videos making fun of Facebook, where he worked as a software engineer until last month....
23:34, 09/19/2019

Chinese officials to visit U.S. farmland as trade talks continue -U.S. agriculture chief A Chinese delegation will visit American farm regions with U.S. officials next week in an effort to build goodwill amid ongoing trade negotiations, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue told reporters on Thursday....
23:34, 09/19/2019

Xilinx CFO Lorenzo Flores to step down Chipmaker Xilinx Inc said on Thursday Chief Financial Officer Lorenzo Flores is stepping down, sending the company's shares down nearly 4% in extended trading....
23:34, 09/19/2019

Amazon orders 100,000 electric vans from start-up Rivian Amazon Rivian van Fledging electric firm gets major boost with huge order from internet giant Internet shopping giant Amazon has given a further boost to EV start-up Rivian by placing an order with the company for 100,000 electric delivery vehicles. The fledging manufacturer is aiming to produce ...
23:34, 09/19/2019

6ix9ine recounts alleged abduction for jury during trial "I'm telling him, 'Don't shoot. I gave you everything. I put money in your pocket.' I told him that I was tired of being extorted," 6ix9ine told the court....
00:34, 09/20/2019

Indonesia is trying to outlaw sex outside of marriage Indonesia is about to criminalize sex and living together outside marriage, in a move toward deeper religious piety in the world’s most populous Muslim country. The country’s parliament agreed to a final draft of the code Wednesday, and it is ready to be adopted in the next week, four parliamentaria...
00:34, 09/20/2019

Age not an obstacle in Serena Williams' pursuit of 24th major, Mouratoglou says ‘Time is working for her,’ Williams’ coach tells Sky SportsAmerican has lost four straight major finals in bid for recordSerena Williams is getting faster and fitter in her hunt for an elusive 24th Grand Slam title and the 37-year-old still has time on time on her side despite missed opportunities, ...
01:00, 09/20/2019

Eddie Jones looks to cash in on England’s World Cup campaign in Japan • Coach has several sponsorships deals with Japanese companies• Posters in Sapporo show Jones advertising ginEddie Jones is capitalising on his profile in Japan during England’s World Cup campaign with a number of commercial deals despite being the best-paid coach in international rugby.Jones’s late...
01:00, 09/20/2019

Watch: Cardinals' Adam Wainwright outduels Nationals ace Max Scherzer Adam Wainwright came out on the good side of a pitching duel against three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a win over the Washington Nationals....
01:01, 09/20/2019

Judge dismisses ex-coach's lawsuit against tennis star Naomi Osaka A Florida judge dismissed a youth coach's lawsuit against women's tennis star Naomi Osaka, saying the coach has no right to any of her career earnings....
01:01, 09/20/2019

Watch: Giants' Mike Yastrzemski homers in front of legendary grandpa at Fenway Park San Francisco Giants outfielder Mike Yastrzemski's 20th home run of the season was a special one, coming in front of his legendary grandfather, Carl Yastrzemski, in a win against the Boston Red Sox Tuesday night....
01:01, 09/20/2019

Border wall, Iran, Space Force among hurdles for $700 billion U.S. defense bill Disputes between U.S. Republicans and Democrats over President Donald Trump's proposed border wall, Space Force and his ability to launch a war with Iran are among the biggest obstacles Congress faces in passing a massive annual defense policy bill....
01:34, 09/20/2019

Last US warship sunk by German sub during WWII reveals its secrets in eerie images from seabed The wreck of the last U.S. Navy warship sunk by a German submarine during World War II is revealing its secrets in remarkable images from the seabed....
02:00, 09/20/2019

Raids At Trinamool MP KD Singh's Premises In Money Laundering Probe Case The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday conducted searches at properties linked to TMC MP KD Singh in connection with a money laundering case, officials said....
02:00, 09/20/2019

Trade Tension, Energy Cooperation On Agenda In PM's US Visit: 10 Points Prime Minister Narendra Modi is starting on Friday for a hectic week-long tour of the US that includes two meetings with US President Donald Trump, nearly 20 other bilaterals, and address at the UN......
02:00, 09/20/2019

Unlock Qi's Aesthetic Potential With These Disguised Wireless Charging Pads Wireless charging is one of those features that only seems moderately cool...until you start using it, become addicted, and can’t ever go back to old-fashioned cables. Trouble is, wireless chargers aren’t exactly pretty, and they take up valuable space on your desk, night stand, or end table that yo...
02:00, 09/20/2019

It's Time to Listen to the Teens Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg landed in the U.S. earlier this month and has since injected a much-needed sense of urgency into the climate conversation. Her climate strike movement is gearing up for a huge global climate strike on Friday. Thunberg will be in New York, but she’s taken to Washi...
02:00, 09/20/2019

UK Top Court To Rule Next Week On Boris Johnson's Parliament Suspension Britain's Supreme Court aims to deliver its ruling early next week on whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted unlawfully when he suspended parliament for five weeks in the run-up to Brexit, the......
02:00, 09/20/2019

Washington to Lincoln to Trump: Presidents like cold, hard cash The bucks stop here! After being spotted boarding Air Force One with a bunch of crisp Andrew Jacksons spilling out of his pocket, President Trump explained that he generally keeps a wad of $20 bills with him — so he can leave a nice tip. “I do like leaving tips to the hotel. I like......
02:51, 09/20/2019

‘Suicide-text’ gal Michelle Carter will leave jail early despite parole ruling The Massachusetts woman whose heartless text messages goaded her suicidal friend into killing himself will get out of jail at least two months early regardless of a pending parole decision, according to officials — because she is a “model” prisoner. Since getting thrown behind bars...
02:51, 09/20/2019

Twitch acquires IGDB to better index the games broadcasters are playing Twitch is buying IGDB to improve the quality of its informational database, and it plans to keep the IGDB's API public for other sites to use as well.Read More...
03:17, 09/20/2019

Why Jennifer Lawrence Was Always Going to End Up With an Unfamous Guy "I think that people think that we already are friends because I am famous and they feel like they already know me--but I don't know them. I have to protect my bubble, like, 'I have a......
03:17, 09/20/2019

Watch: Church claps back at AC thieves: 'It's hot where you're going' An Ohio church's sign is going viral for its tongue-in-cheek response to thieves who stole the building's air conditioning unit: "Whoever stole our AC Unit: Keep it. It's hot where you're going."...
03:17, 09/20/2019

13 of the most exciting new iPhone features that arrived today in iOS 13 After a string of beta releases, iOS 13 is finally here and ready for download. The latest update to the software that powers Apple’s line of iOS devices is particularly intriguing given that last year’s iOS 12 release wasn’t heavy on forward-facing features as Apple opted to focus...
05:34, 09/20/2019

Top Wall Street bankers say firm botched $10M compensation payment Two top Wall Street dealmakers say they were snookered into a four-year legal battle over $10 million in back pay — only to learn from the New York Post that they were legally entitled to that money years ago. The bankers, Michael Kramer and Derron Slonecker, say their former employer, Perella Weinb...
05:35, 09/20/2019

Ex Ford CEO Fields says UAW corruption probe makes rank-and-file members skeptical of any deal Former Ford CEO Mark Fields said that the United Auto Workers corruption probe will make it harder for union leaders to get their rank-and-file members to sign off on any potential new labor deal with Detroit automakers....
06:00, 09/20/2019

De Blasio to Developers: Donate to My Nonprofit. $125,000 Came. Three developers were fined tens of thousands of dollars for potentially violating lobbying laws by donating to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s nonprofit group....
06:00, 09/20/2019

Wildfire victims in PG&E bankruptcy to present $24 billion reorganization plan The committee for wildfire victims in the bankruptcy of PG&E Corp said in a court filing on Thursday it was prepared to present a $24 billion reorganization plan for the power provider....
06:00, 09/20/2019

U.S. cases of vaping-related illness rise to 530 as outbreak widens U.S. health officials said on Thursday there are now 530 confirmed and probable cases and seven deaths from severe lung-related illnesses tied to vaping, and there are no signs that the outbreak is easing....
06:00, 09/20/2019

There are 3 billion fewer wild birds than in 1970, study shows The bird population in the United States and Canada was probably around 10.1 billion nearly half a century ago and has fallen 29 per cent to about 7.2 billion birds, according to a study in Thursday’s journal Science....
06:00, 09/20/2019

British gangster drama ‘Peaky Blinders,’ one of Netflix’s best shows, returns October 4th “On a gathering storm comes a tall handsome man / In a dusty black coat with a red right hand …” If you’re already a fan of the fantastic British gangster drama Peaky Blinders that’s set just after World War I and follows the escapades — both criminal and otherwi...
06:00, 09/20/2019

Marvel is about to solve two of the remaining mysteries from ‘Endgame’, but we have a long wait ahead of us Avengers: Infinity War set up Endgame perfectly to become the highest-grossing movie ever. The first film ended with an amazing cliffhanger and offered plenty of mysteries that needed solving, so Marvel fans flocked to cinemas to see how Marvel fixed everything. And Marvel did offer answers to most ...
06:00, 09/20/2019

There is a little gambling confidence in the Jets — but that’ll change The Jets-Patriots mega-spread dropped half a point at William Hill sportsbooks on Thursday morning, leaving New England as a 23-point favorite for Sunday’s game in Foxborough, Mass. But Nick Bogdanovich, William Hill’s director of trading, expects the line to head north again closer to kickoff. “We ...
06:52, 09/20/2019

Luke Falk isn’t getting eased into Jets’ QB job Luke Falk realized the coincidence when he looked at his phone during the draft in 2018 and saw the Titans were calling him. Tennessee took him in the sixth round, pick No. 199 overall, out of Washington State. That, of course, is the round and pick in which the Patriots drafted Tom Brady in 2000......
06:52, 09/20/2019

Possibly rabid raccoon terrorizes NJ town, doesn’t stop after getting tased A raccoon terrorized a New Jersey town on Thursday, biting at least two people and charging at police officers — after they had tased it. The masked bandit started spreading mayhem in Maywood around 1:30 p.m., when it lunged at an 82-year-old man sitting on a lawn chair and chomped on his fing...
07:18, 09/20/2019

Man accused of killing Rikers guard planted GPS device on her car: DA A man accused of gunning down his corrections officer ex-gal pal planted a GPS device on her car to track her in the days before her death, Brooklyn prosecutors said Thursday. Keon Richmond, 37, is accused of pumping five rounds into Alastasia Bryan, 25, on the night of Dec. 4, 2016, as she was visi...
07:18, 09/20/2019

Low-tech fad: Going to the movie theater You can store all your music on your phone or laptop, and yet vinyl records are hip. As Gillette and Schick are adding blades and fins and strips to their razors, 20-somethings are opting for old-school "safety" razors or even straight razors. Typewriters, skateboards, fixed-gear bikes, and all sort...
08:18, 09/20/2019

US expels Cuban diplomats ahead of UN General Assembly The US has expelled two members of Havana's mission to the UN for allegedly attempting to "conduct influence operations." Others have been restricted from leaving Manhattan. Cuba called the expulsions "unjustified."...
08:18, 09/20/2019

Europa League: Bold but blunt Frankfurt misfire as Arsenal seize the moment Eintracht Frankfurt’s first Europa League game of the season ended in a harsh defeat by Arsenal. While the hosts showed plenty of ambition, they also missed the attacking threat of their opponents....
08:18, 09/20/2019

Facebook employee jumps to death from headquarters in Northern California: reports A Facebook employee reportedly jumped to his death from the fourth floor of a building at the Facebook campus in Northern California Thursday, according to reports....
08:51, 09/20/2019

Trudeau vows to continue campaign amid blackface scandal Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau vowed to continue his re-election campaign and asked for forgiveness on Thursday after pictures of him in blackface emerged less than five weeks before the national vote....
08:51, 09/20/2019

Expedia Group CEO: A 'secular shift' to experiences is 'buoying travel' "I think consumer confidence still remains pretty high ... [and] travel is just going to continue to go up and up and up," Mark Okerstrom tells Jim Cramer....
09:51, 09/20/2019

Air pollution app now doubles as a wildfire warning system Wildfires are becoming larger and more frequent than ever, and can have lingering effects on the air quality. Breezometer, a free app that offers real-time air quality data, announced that it will be offering fire alerts to help users determine if th......
09:53, 09/20/2019

The FDA has opened a criminal investigation into vaping The Food and Drug Administration opened a criminal investigation into the vaping supply chain earlier this summer, it has emerged. The Office of Criminal Investigations started the probe following reports of a vaping-related lung illness. The agency......
09:53, 09/20/2019

BMW should buy Jaguar Land Rover, Bernstein analysts say Jaguar Land Rover could lower operating and other costs substantially under the wing of a cash-rich bigger partner such as BMW, a Bernstein research note said....
10:17, 09/20/2019

US and Canada have lost three billion birds since 1970 More than one in four birds have been lost across diverse groups and habitats, in what researchers describe as a ‘wake-up call’The US and Canada have lost more than one in four birds – a total of three billion – since 1970, culminating in what scientists who published a new study are calling a “wide...
10:17, 09/20/2019

‘Rambo: Last Blood’ is an orgy of death “Rambo: Last Blood” features what’s easily the most violent movie scene of the year. It’s awesome. Awaiting an ambush near the end of the film, John Rambo (Sylvester Stallone) has thoroughly booby-trapped his secluded Arizona ranch — from the tunnels beneath his land to the cavernous barn atop it. W...
10:17, 09/20/2019

Tropical Storm Imelda: two dead and more than 1,000 rescued as floods hit Texas Jefferson county hit with estimated 40in of rain in 72 hours as story evokes memories of Hurricane HarveyThe slow-churning remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda flooded parts of Texas on Thursday, leaving at least two people dead and rescue crews with boats scrambling to reach stranded drivers and famil...
10:51, 09/20/2019

US gunmaker Colt to stop making rifles – including AR-15 – for civilians Chief executive says there are enough sporting rifles on marketCompany to focus on making guns for military and policeGunmaker Colt says it is suspending its production of rifles for the civilian market, including the popular AR-15. Related: Trump sues in New York to block public release of tax retu...
10:51, 09/20/2019

Which is the world’s hardest-working city? Tokyo may be the most ‘overworked’ city – but there are ways to measure how hard a city works other than simply totting up the overtimeIn July 2013, 31-year-old Miwa Sado, a reporter for Japan’s national broadcaster NHK, was found dead in her Tokyo apartment. She had died from heart failure. It was ...
10:51, 09/20/2019

Scientists use fossilised finger bone DNA to rebuild ancient human Unprecedented feat reveals little-known Denisovans resembled Neanderthals but had ‘super-wide’ skulls One of the most mysterious relatives in the human family has stepped out of the shadows after scientists used ancient DNA from a fossilised finger to reconstruct their appearance.The unprecedented f...
10:51, 09/20/2019

Justin Trudeau says he does not remember how many times he wore blackface – video Justin Trudeau has apologised for the second time in 24 hours for wearing blackface – but said he was unable to confirm whether there were further instances yet to come to light. The Canadian prime minister claimed he was 'wary about being definitive' about how many times he had done so. Trudeau sai...
10:51, 09/20/2019

House approves bill to avoid shutdown — but wall fight looms The House on Thursday easily passed a stopgap spending measure to avert a shutdown at month’s end. But the hard part is just beginning. Democratic and Republican leaders will spend the next two months attempting to forge a lasting deal to fund the government involving all of the same political land...
11:35, 09/20/2019

McConnell warns Pelosi's drug-pricing plan is DOA Senate Republicans are warning Speaker Nancy Pelosi that her much-anticipated drug pricing plan is dead and will not be considered in the Senate.In an interview, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) ruled out any action on the bill, which would call for Medicare to negotiate drug prices fo...
11:35, 09/20/2019

How Singapore mastered Formula One in just 12 years An enormous amount of work, time and money goes into putting on the Singapore Grand Prix, but just how valuable is it for the country? Jake Michaels investigates....
12:00, 09/20/2019

China Detains FedEx Pilot Amid Rising U.S.-China Tensions The seizure of the pilot, allegedly because air-gun pellets were found in his luggage, marks the latest difficulty for foreign travelers and companies in China....
12:34, 09/20/2019

Billionaire Robert Smith says young people have to appreciate capitalism Billionaire Robert Smith said young Americans need a better understanding and appreciation of capitalism, as wealth and success come under attack on the Democratic campaign trail....
13:00, 09/20/2019

Growing number of dairy farmers want U.S. to regulate milk supply A growing number of dairy farmers across the country are calling for the federal government to regulate the volume of milk their industry produces annually....
13:01, 09/20/2019

Tucson youth football team mourns the loss of beloved cheerleader TUCSON – A 7-year-old girl has passed away after a two-vehicle crash Wednesday evening on the southwest side. Pima County Sheriff’s Department responded to reports of a traffic collision at the intersection of Valencia Road and Camino de la Tierra. Sources with the Tucson Youth Football ...
13:51, 09/20/2019

Drone equipped with nail gun can fix the roof so you don't have to A drone equipped with a nail gun can autonomously hover over a roof and fix tiles in place. Tests showed it was highly precise and held steady while firing...
13:52, 09/20/2019

Can Trump’s new national security adviser keep freeing hostages? Austin Tice’s family hopes so. Robert C. O’Brien spent the last year as the State Department’s top hostage negotiator. While some Americans have been brought home under his watch, several others are still held abroad, including Austin Tice, a freelance journalist and Marine Corps veteran who was abducted in Syria in 2012....
15:02, 09/20/2019

To pay for Trump’s wall, a hurricane-wrecked base in Puerto Rico loses funding  Pentagon diverts hundreds of millions allocated by Congress for restoration of Camp Santiago to construction of barriers on southern border under emergency authorities....
15:02, 09/20/2019

Activist: Egyptian authorities arrest brother to silence me The US-based Egyptian activist whose Facebook page helped ignite the 2011 uprising that brought down longtime dictator Hosni Mubarak has said that authorities arrested his brother in Cairo to silence him....
15:02, 09/20/2019

2 Senior Black Congressional Leaders Take the Safe Route and Back Biden for President Reps. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) and G.K. Butterfield (D.-N.C.), both former chairs of the Congressional Black Caucus, are throwing their political weight behind Joe Biden in his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination....
15:02, 09/20/2019

Fed officials explain 'no' votes: Recession fears vs. bubble worries James Bullard said he dissented on this week's Fed decision to lower rates by a quarter point because he didn't think the cut was big enough....
15:03, 09/20/2019

What are nootropics (smart drugs)? Nootropics, or smart drugs, aim to enhance cognitive performance. Prescription stimulants and nonprescription substances, including caffeine, are considered nootropic. Here, we discuss research into the effects and risks....
15:51, 09/20/2019

Young climate strikers "drop dead" at Thai environment ministry More than 200 young people in Thailand stormed into the environment ministry on Friday and dropped to the ground feigning death as they demanded government action on climate change along with thousands of strikers around the world....
15:51, 09/20/2019

Dozens of people poisoned this year by salmonella-infected British eggs Exclusive: since January at least 45 consumers have fallen ill, investigation finds, despite assurances of very low riskDozens of people have been poisoned after consuming British eggs contaminated with salmonella, an investigation has found, despite recent government assurances that the risk had be...
16:17, 09/20/2019

Bird numbers plunge in U.S. and Canada with people to blame From grasslands to seashores to forests and backyards, birds are disappearing at an alarming rate in the United States and Canada, with a 29% population drop since 1970 and a net loss of about 2.9 billion birds, scientists said on Thursday....
16:17, 09/20/2019

Wheel of Giants: Prehistoric Rujm el-Hiri Puzzles Archaeologists Sitting in plain sight but unnoticed for centuries, Rujm el-Hiri - an unusual megalith near the Sea of Galilee - has stumped experts. An ancient monument comprised of enormous stone circles dating to the Early Bronze Age remains a mystery to this day. No one knows who created the stone rings in the ...
16:17, 09/20/2019

Egyptian Technology Upgraded Edomite Copper Smelting In the Hebrew Bible, the Edomites were the descendants of Jacob's brother Esau, but did an ancient Egyptian invasion trigger technological innovations within this biblical kingdom? ...
16:17, 09/20/2019

|IndiacutscorporatetaxinR300billionboosttogrowth India cut tax on local businesses to one of the lowest rates in Asia, while providing a more than R300bn boost to revive economic growth from a six-year low....
16:17, 09/20/2019

Beardsley suspended until April 2020 over racist insults "Former Newcastle United Under-23s coach Peter Beardsley has been suspended for 32 weeks by the Football Association (FA) after he was found guilty on three counts of offensive language towards the club\u0027s U23 players, the FA said on Thursday."...
16:51, 09/20/2019

A bank scandal, an oligarch and the IMF: Ukraine's president has a lot to deal with right now Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is under pressure over how he will resolve a long-running dispute regarding a nationalized bank and its former oligarch owner....
16:51, 09/20/2019

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio drops out of presidential race New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday he is dropping out of the 2020 Democratic primary, ending his campaign after struggling to gain traction in the race....
16:51, 09/20/2019

Germany agrees climate package in bid to meet CO2 targets The German government on Friday presented a far-reaching 50 billion euro ($55 billion) package of measures to curb carbon emissions, including a new carbon dioxide (CO2) pricing system and a higher air traffic tax....
18:01, 09/20/2019

North Korea Names Nuclear Negotiator North Korea named a veteran diplomat with extensive U.S. experience as its chief negotiator for working-level talks with Washington, while praising President Trump for dismissing national security adviser John Bolton....
18:02, 09/20/2019

Pregnant bride dies after suffering stroke moments before wedding, baby saved The 30-year-old nurse, was six months pregnant and apparently healthy when she fell ill in the limo on the way to the church last Sunday in São Paulo....
18:02, 09/20/2019

Facebook's Zuckerberg met with President Trump at the White House Trump has criticized Facebook numerous times since becoming president, most recently posting on Twitter that the company's proposed digital currency, libra, will "have little standing or dependability."...
18:02, 09/20/2019

Nico Hulkenberg not on Red Bull 2020 list and isn't Alfa's 'focus' Hulk isn't on Red Bull's list and isn't Alfa's 'focus'Red Bull Formula 1 team boss Christian Horner says Nico Hulkenberg "isn't on our list" for 2020, while Alfa Romeo chief Frederic Vasseur called Antonio Giovinazzi his team's 'focus'...
18:34, 09/20/2019

Rossi fears Laguna Seca qualifying will decide IndyCar title Alexander Rossi says qualifying for this weekend's IndyCar double-points season finale will be "critical" as overtaking at the series' return to Laguna Seca is expected to be tough...
18:34, 09/20/2019

All of a Sudden, Kyle Bragg Is the Most Powerful Union Leader in New York In July, Hector Figueroa, the revered head of the powerful New York labor union SEIU 32BJ, died of a heart attack. Figueroa’s successor is Kyle Bragg, who now stands at the head of one the most politically potent and effective unions in the country. Splinter spoke to Bragg about power politics, the ...
18:34, 09/20/2019

A popular '90s book told kids how to save Earth with 'simple things.' Today's kids say more is needed A 1990s book told kids of the "simple things" to do to affect the environment. Today, many say bigger changes are needed to stop climate change.        ...
18:34, 09/20/2019

Imelda leaves 2 dead in Texas, others stranded At least two people are known dead as the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda bring massive floods into the Houston area and East Texas. Others were still being rescued on Thursday night. (Sept. 20)        ...
18:34, 09/20/2019

The Real History Behind The Downton Abbey Movie Warning: Contains spoilers for the Downton Abbey movie Over the course of its six seasons on television, the show Downton Abbey offered fans a high dose of drama — and a chance to learn about the real history of the English aristocracy in the early 20th century. From royal scandals to technolo...
18:34, 09/20/2019

Trump Jr. urges MAGA votes for Sean Spicer on Dancing with the Stars to drive Hollywood 'crazy' Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer is doing what he does best in his bid to push deep into the Dancing with the Stars season. And it’s not dancing....
18:34, 09/20/2019

What Exactly Is the National Debt? Among the near-constant discussion of an impending recession, you may have noticed some rumbling about our worsening national deficit. But you may be confused about how that national debt happens, and what it means for how the country’s finances are run....
19:00, 09/20/2019

Working Families Party Staffers Face Harassment After Warren Endorsement In the days since the Working Families Party endorsed Senator Elizabeth Warren for President on Monday, staffers at the progressive group have received hundreds of furious messages, including several using racial slurs against black staffers and at least one celebrating a junior employee’s rap...
19:00, 09/20/2019

Criminal review – like Line of Duty at its intense, interrogatory best David Tennant gives his finest performance as a doctor suspected of murder in this fresh, thrilling crime drama set inside the interrogation room I yield to no one in my adoration of, and in times of particular strife, emotional dependence on Law & Order and its many offspring. I hold the increasing...
19:00, 09/20/2019

Brittany Howard: Jaime review (Columbia Records)A wonderful solo debut takes in race, religion and boozy excess, all with searing lyricismWinners of four Grammy awards across three styles – rock, alternative and roots – Alabama Shakes straddle others besides: gospel, blues, rock’n’roll, soul. But this debut solo album from front...
19:00, 09/20/2019

F1: Robert Kubica And Williams To End Association By End Of Season One of the greatest comebacks in Formula 1, Williams F1 driver Robert Kubica will be ending his run in the championship at the end of the 2019 season. The Polish driver confirmed the development ahead......
19:00, 09/20/2019

Austria to give citizenship to descendants of Nazi victims Austrian lawmakers have voted to provide path to Austrian citizenship for descendants of people who were forced out of the country by the Nazis. Great-grandchildren of Nazi victims would also be eligible....
19:52, 09/20/2019

Judge tells German politician to put up with derogatory online comments A court decision that degrading, misogynistic online posts targeting a Greens lawmaker were "allowable" has met with widespread outrage. Renate Künast called the ruling a "catastrophic signal."...
19:52, 09/20/2019

Pierre Cardin: Iconic fashion designer honored in 'Fashion Futurist' show The French designer shaped fashion in the 1960s and '70s with bold colors, futuristic shapes and a daring mix of fabrics. This revolutionary fashion moment is being celebrated in a new exhibition in Düsseldorf....
19:52, 09/20/2019

Sega Mega Drive Mini review – a legacy truly honoured Perfectly modelled and smoothly animated, the 42 built-in games are lovingly reproduced, with modern gaming benefits. It’s a delightful surpriseIt’s been almost three years since Nintendo launched its diminutive NES Mini console and discovered a vast audience for stylish retro hardware. Since then, ...
19:52, 09/20/2019

Kiribati cuts diplomatic ties with Taiwan, second Pacific island nation in a week The Pacific island nation of Kiribati cut diplomatic ties with Taiwan on Friday, becoming the second country to do so this week and strengthening Beijing's hand....
19:52, 09/20/2019

After 'Lost': All the shows that tried to recapture the magic (and mostly failed) Several TV shows were inspired by ABC's hit "Lost" (2004-10), but none matched its success in blending action, adventure and character backstories.        ...
19:52, 09/20/2019

‘Lot of work’ before Notre Dame Cathedral rebuild can begin Notre Dame has far to go to recover from a destructive fire but a hardy copper rooster that once topped the spire is serving as a reminder that all wasn't lost....
20:52, 09/20/2019

Justin Trudeau says he does not know how many times he's worn blackface in his life Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Wednesday after a photo emerged of him wearing brownface during a school event in 2001. He said it was a racist photo but he didn't consider it racist at the time....
21:51, 09/20/2019

Harriet A. Washington's A Terrible Thing to Waste Injects a Dose of Hard Truth Into the Conversation About Black Lives Harriet Washington’s searing 2007 tome, Medical Apartheid, not only outlined the pervasive use of medical experimentation on African Americans throughout history but circumscribed African American’s credible distrust of the medical establishment. In fact, a large part of why sadistic gynecologist J....
21:51, 09/20/2019

I Am Still a Part of the Rhythm Nation 30 Years Later and That's Alright With Me I recently saw a Billboard article that ranked every song on Janet Jackson’s fourth studio album, 1989’s Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814 (we’ll just call it Rhythm Nation from here on out)—though I’m sure most folks think it’s her second album after her landmark album, 1986’s Control—and thought ...
21:51, 09/20/2019

Sorry to This Man: Alleged NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Bows Out of Presidential Race New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio officially ended his presidential campaign today, writing in an NBC News op-ed, “I have contributed all I can to this Democratic primary.”...
21:51, 09/20/2019

Brad Pitt Will Make You Love Him Even More After This Charming Interview With a Viral Kid Reporter Get ready for cuteness overload! Brad Pitt participated in what is, arguably, his most adorable interview yet for Friday's episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The......
21:51, 09/20/2019

Robot priests more acceptable to Protestants than Catholics, says professor Can AI create better priests? Are we prepared to worship via machines rather than fallible humans? A Villanova University professor believes a post-human priesthood has its advantages....
21:51, 09/20/2019

This free Windows 10 upgrade offer still works. Here's why -- and how to get it More than three years after Microsoft’s free upgrade offer officially ended, people are still reporting successful Windows 10 upgrades from older machines. Here’s the latest extremely unofficial report....
21:51, 09/20/2019

Rocket Report: Russia to build 11 more Protons, Boeing wants EUS funding Enlarge / A Falcon 9 rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: Aurich Lawson/SpaceX) Welcome to Edition 2.15 of the Rocket Report! We're back after traveling last week, and the newsletter is packed with information about all manner of rockets. Perhaps the most surprising tidbit this...
22:51, 09/20/2019

US prosecutors charge ex-UAW official with conspiracy in widening union corruption probe The former top aide of retired United Auto Workers Vice President Joe Ashton, a former member of GM's board, was charged Friday with conspiracy to commit wire fraud and money laundering....
22:52, 09/20/2019

Best (and worst) bets for the League of Legends World Championship The annual League of Legends tourney is right around the corner, and Bet365 has the odds for who will hoist the Summoner's Cup. Here's what we think of the numbers....
22:52, 09/20/2019

25 Years After ‘Operation Uphold Democracy,’ Experts Say the Oft-Forgotten U.S. Military Intervention Still Shapes Life in Haiti As U.S. troops landed in Haiti on Sept. 19, 1994, they were welcomed by a large enthusiastic crowd at the port of Port-au-Prince, Haiti’s capital. It was a moment of euphoria for Haitians who hoped for change after three years of instability at the hands of a military junta. “There&rsquo...
22:53, 09/20/2019

Google Doodle Celebrates the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan The 2019 Rugby World Cup kicked off Friday in Tokyo’s Ajinomoto Stadium, and Google has marked the occasion with a Doodle of a scrum. This year marks the first time that the Rugby World Cup, held every four years, has had a host in Asia in the competition’s 32-year history. Kicking off t...
22:53, 09/20/2019

A Top Defector Says the U.S. Must Levy Tougher Sanctions on North Korea to Prevent a New Nuclear State The U.S. needs to wake up to the reality that its policy on North Korea is not working and quickly impose harsher sanctions if the world is going to avert the birth of a new nuclear state, a former North Korean diplomat says. Thae Yong-ho, one of the highest-level North Korean officials to defect, t...
22:53, 09/20/2019

Global Climate Strike Protests Kick off in Australia Ahead of U.N. Summit (CANBERRA, Australia) — Thousands of protesters gathered Friday at rallies around Australia as a day of worldwide demonstrations calling for action to guard against climate change began ahead a U.N. summit in New York. Some of the first rallies in what is being billed as a “global climat...
22:53, 09/20/2019

Trump nominates wave of California judges, in fresh bid to reshape courts President Trump nominated a slew of judges Friday to posts on California-based federal courts, ramping up efforts to reshape the judiciary after hitting a milestone earlier this month with the confirmation of the 150th federal judge on his watch....
22:54, 09/20/2019

'Storm Area 51' event draws only 100 people, one arrested for public urination Only one person was arrested for public urination of the 100 visiting the entrance gate to Area 51 after the viral Facebook event.        ...
23:36, 09/20/2019

Michelle Carter, who encouraged boyfriend to kill himself, denied early release from prison The Massachusetts Parole Board called Michelle Carter's behavior 'irrational' and lacking sincerity as the board denied her early release request.        ...
23:36, 09/20/2019

Walmart to stop selling e-cigarettes amid vaping-related deaths Corporate giant Walmart announced Friday that it will discontinue all sales of e-cigarettes, also called electronic nicotine delivery systems by the Food and Drug Administration, once its current inventory is sold....
23:36, 09/20/2019

Borderlands 3: The Kotaku Review Take a bag of potato chips—any brand, anywhere—and you more or less know what you’re going to get. Crispy, greasy salt and oil delivered via thin layers of starch, they make a mess of crumbs and grease, and they’re terribly delicious, extremely difficult to stop eating once you’ve caved into the fir...
23:37, 09/20/2019

|BloombergreportersinTurkeycourtovereconomyarticle Two Bloomberg reporters appeared in a Turkish court on Friday accused of trying to sabotage the economy with an article about last year's currency crisis....
00:00, 09/21/2019

U.S. senators urge FDA to remove pod, cartridge-based e-cigarettes from market A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Friday urged federal regulators to immediately remove all pod and cartridge-based e-cigarettes from the market until it can be proven the products are safe....
00:00, 09/21/2019

Factbox: India, South Korea latest to take steps on e-cigarettes South Korea and India this week were the latest countries after Brazil and Thailand to ban or warn about the sale of e-cigarettes, the latest global blows to a vaping industry under pressure over growing health concerns....
00:00, 09/21/2019

With India, Trump Practices the Art of the Mini-Deal The administration’s prospective deal with India could be a boon to some farmers and businesses, but it is much smaller than a traditional trade pact....
00:00, 09/21/2019