When Dictionaries Wade Into the Gender (Non)Binary - The New York Times
When Dictionaries Wade Into the Gender (Non)Binary The New York Times
Merriam-Webster announced an additional definition for “they”: a third-person, singular pronoun for nonbinary people. And Oxford has been criticized for its entry ...
Whistle-Blower Complaint Sets Off a Battle Involving Trump - The New York Times
- Whistle-Blower Complaint Sets Off a Battle Involving Trump The New York Times
- New revelations deepen scandal over Trump whistleblower complaint CNN
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Some 'Podunk' Town In The Middle Of Nowhere - NPR
"Podunk" is supposed to be bleak and isolated. But there are a few things that people who use the term might not know. For one, it really exists. For another, its ...
Global climate strike: Live updates - CNN
Young people around the world are participating in climate strikes and marches. Follow here for the latest.
JC Penney prepping for debt talks ahead of the holiday season, Bloomberg says - CNBC
J.C. Penney is preparing for talks with its creditors on ways it can ease its debt load, buying the retailer some time ahead of the critical holiday shopping season, ...
Apple's iPhone 11 goes on sale with lines outside major stores around the world - CNBC
Apple will get a taste of whether upgraded features on the new iPhone 11 are enough to lure shoppers to retail stores around the world as the new smartphones ...
“The Laundromat” and “Downton Abbey,” Reviewed - The New Yorker
“The Laundromat” and “Downton Abbey,” Reviewed The New Yorker
Antonio Banderas and Gary Oldman enjoy themselves so thoroughly in Steven Soderbergh's Panama Papers film that it ends up revelling in the outrages it ...
100,000 free AI-generated headshots put stock photo companies on notice - The Verge
A company is offering a royalty-free resource of 100000 AI-generated faces. Many images found on the generated.photos page look fake, but others are difficult ...
Fall Equinox 2019: 9 things to know about the first day of autumn - Vox.com
The autumnal equinox is upon us: On Monday, September 23, both the Northern and Southern hemispheres will experience an equal amount of daylight.
How To Study The Arctic? Freeze A Ship Full Of Researchers Into The Ice - NPR
The German icebreaker Polarstern sits in Breivika harbor in Tromso, Norway, on Tuesday. If all goes according to plan, it will spend the next year frozen into the ...
‘Between Two Ferns: The Movie’ Review: Taking a (Web) Show on the Road - The New York Times
‘Between Two Ferns: The Movie’ Review: Taking a (Web) Show on the Road The New York Times
“Between Two Ferns,” for those out of the loop, is a popular series of “Funny or Die” videos, in which the comedian and actor Zach Galifianakis plays the ...
Vivo’s V17 Pro has two pop-up selfie cameras - Circuit Breaker
Vivo’s V17 Pro has two pop-up selfie cameras Circuit Breaker
Vivo has announced the V17 Pro, a new mid-to-high-end phone for India. It's the first phone with two pop-up selfie cameras.
A 14-year-old boy took a ship anchor to the head -- and survived. Now, his friends call him 'Anch...
Caleb Bennett has always felt at home on boats. The 14-year-old from Manatee County, Florida, grew up on the water, taking fishing trips with his family.
Review: Is 'Downton Abbey,' The Movie, Worth The Wait? - NPR
NPR's David Greene talks to Kenneth Turan, film critic for Morning Edition and the Los Angeles Times, about the new movie based on the popular TV series: ...
YouTube creators may lose verified badges as company implements stricter criteria - The Verge
YouTube is rolling out changes to its verification program for creators, making it tougher for growing channels to earn a checkmark beside their name and ...
How to handle the adult bully in your life - CNN
We all have jerks to deal with, but some are grown-up bullies who make our existence miserable. Here's your survival guide to the adult bullies in your life.
This Is Why We Don't Shoot Earth's Garbage Into The Sun - Forbes
It would be the ultimate method for solving our pollution or hazardous/radioactive waste problems, but we'll never do it. Here's why.
For Trump, a Time of Indecision - The New York Times
For Trump, a Time of Indecision The New York Times
WASHINGTON — Speaking to a Fox News reporter near the Mexican border on Wednesday, President Trump seemed taken aback when asked if the White ...
Did the FBI warn the Trump campaign about Russia? - The Washington Post
Did the FBI warn the Trump campaign about Russia? The Washington Post
Republicans say Trump wasn't warned. But the FBI did brief Trump in 2016, and evidence suggests they raised the threat posed by Russia.
6 Startups Flourishing In Markets Outside The U.S. - Forbes
When a founder decides to launch a business the thought of impacting the world is usually mixed in with their desire to move faster and build quicker, at least ...
Research: Quantifying the Cost of Brexit Uncertainty - Harvard Business Review
Research: Quantifying the Cost of Brexit Uncertainty Harvard Business Review
CEOs in the UK have been spending more than an hour and a half a week on Brexit planning, according to a recent study. CFOs have spent more than two ...
Twitter rolls out ‘hide replies’ to let you tame toxic discussions - The Verge
Twitter's "Hide replies" feature launched in the US and Japan. The company has been testing it in Canada since July, with the goal of making online ...
Tinder’s Choose Your Own Adventure-style series will pair matches based on their choices - The Verge
Tinder is launching Swipe Night, a weekly Choose Your Own Adventure-style experience that'll match users based on the choices they make. The first episode ...
In Pac-12 Football: Empty Seats, TV Woes and Recruiting Gaps - The New York Times
In Pac-12 Football: Empty Seats, TV Woes and Recruiting Gaps The New York Times
The chasm is growing between the Pacific-12 Conference and its Power Five counterparts. And its rescue hopes are pinned on a new TV deal in 2024.
Tropical Storm Jerry Becomes a Hurricane Just After Humberto Grazes Bermuda - The New York Times
Tropical Storm Jerry Becomes a Hurricane Just After Humberto Grazes Bermuda The New York Times
A tropical storm watch was issued Thursday for the Leeward Islands.
The Quiet Disappearance of Birds in North America - The Atlantic
The Quiet Disappearance of Birds in North America The Atlantic
Though the continent has lost 3 billion birds since 1970, those losses are hard to glean because it's the commonest species that have been hit hardest. Ed Yong.
New Video Surfaces Showing Trudeau in Blackface, Compounding Scandal - The New York Times
New Video Surfaces Showing Trudeau in Blackface, Compounding Scandal The New York Times
MONTREAL — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada has long cast himself as a spokesman for the world's liberals, standing up to President Trump, ...
The thousands of fetal remains found in a doctor's Illinois garage date to 2000, authorities say ...
The 2246 fetal remains found in the Illinois garage of Dr. Ulrich Klopfer this month are from abortions he performed between 2000 and 2002, when he operated ...
‘I am blue’: Woman changes color after using pain medicine for a toothache, doctors say - The Was...
A 25-year-old woman in Rhode Island was diagnosed with a rare and potentially fatal condition called acquired methemoglobinemia, which causes a person's ...
We All Could Pay a Price for the Latest Slap at Huawei - WIRED
An international cybersecurity group has evicted the Chinese telecom company to comply with US sanctions. That could allow malware to spread more easily.
Silicon Valley Goes to Therapy - The New York Times
Silicon Valley Goes to Therapy The New York Times
Bummed out by the world and their role in it, tech workers are seeking help — and founding some start-ups along the way.
Emmy predictions: Big names, nostalgia and low ratings - CNN
(CNN) The Emmy Awards will likely feature plenty of big names and nostalgia. But the safest bet in handicapping the night might be that no matter who wins in ...
What Killed Adrian Lamo, The Hacker Who Turned In Whistleblower Chelsea Manning? - NPR
Adrian Lamo was a hero in the hacker community for years. Everything changed when he began exchanging messages with U.S. Army intelligence analyst ...
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg dined with lawmakers last night. Privacy and cryptocurrency were on th...
Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg pledged in a private meeting with lawmakers that the company would not launch its controversial digital currency, ...
Sex work is legal here. But only if you register with the police - CNN
Due to the stigma associated with sex work in Senegal, the women CNN interviewed asked that their identities be protected. They are identified using ...
Google makes ‘biggest corporate purchase’ of renewable energy - The Verge
On Thursday, Google announced its plan to make “the biggest corporate purchase of renewable energy in history.” This announcement precedes a day of ...
A Brief History of the Warren Presidency - The New York Times
A Brief History of the Warren Presidency The New York Times
A look back at American politics from the year 2050.
The Empire State Building: Renewing the Affair - The New York Times
The Empire State Building: Renewing the Affair The New York Times
A revamped tower wants your love. It's offering King Kong, flying steel girders — and a vertiginous ride to the 102nd floor. The city's first supertall building also ...
He’s the President Democratic Voters Don’t Want to Hear Criticized - The New York Times
He’s the President Democratic Voters Don’t Want to Hear Criticized The New York Times
In the Democratic primary, there have been clashes over the Obama administration's policies. But even liberal voters who admire the former president prefer to ...
US expels two Cuban diplomats to the UN citing national security threat - CNN
Washington (CNN) The US has ordered two Cuban diplomats assigned to the United Nations to leave the country immediately, alleging that the envoys were ...
US economy doesn't need any rate cuts, says billionaire investor Howard Marks - CNBC
The U.S. economy doesn't need any rate cuts, billionaire investor and Oaktree Capital's co-chairman Howard Marks told CNBC, predicting there won't be a ...
Huawei’s flagship Mate 30 Pro has impressive specs but no Google - The Verge
The Mate 30 series is now official. The lineup primarily consists of two devices: the Mate 30 Pro and the Mate 30. Both phones feature an eye-catching circular ...
Vaping-related illnesses surge as FDA discloses criminal probe - The Washington Post
Vaping-related illnesses surge as FDA discloses criminal probe The Washington Post
Federal officials said Thursday that at least 530 people in 38 states have become sickened by a mysterious vaping-related lung illness, part of a growing ...
The climate issue - The Economist
The climate issue The Economist
The Economist offers authoritative insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science, technology and the connections between them.
The Rise of Alcohol-Free Booze - The New Yorker
The Rise of Alcohol-Free Booze The New Yorker
On a recent Wednesday afternoon, Ben Branson, the thirty-six-year-old creator of Seedlip, a line of non-alcoholic spirits that is often likened to gin, walked into ...
Microsoft’s next Surface Pen looks like it’ll have wireless charging - The Verge
Microsoft's new Surface Pen, which is expected to be announced at the company's annual fall hardware event October 2nd, may come with wireless charging.
Imelda’s Toll in Texas: Flooding, Deaths and Fears About a Bridge - The New York Times
Imelda’s Toll in Texas: Flooding, Deaths and Fears About a Bridge The New York Times
As the remnants of the former Tropical Storm Imelda moved north on Friday, residents in southeast Texas were assessing the damage from a storm that ...
Keane: Cause and Effect review – even a jaunty indie quartet can have a mid-life crisis - The Gua...
Transitioning from innocence to experience, the Somewhere Only We Know gang provide a bitter account of the end of a relationship.
The billions Saudi Arabia spends on air defenses may be wasted in the age of drone warfare - CNN
Saudi Arabia has spent billions on state-of-the-art air defense and early warning systems, but a mix of cruise missiles and drones was able to penetrate its ...
Hard Times in Silicon Valley? Not for the Payments Start-Up Stripe - The New York Times
Hard Times in Silicon Valley? Not for the Payments Start-Up Stripe The New York Times
Known for its quiet and steady growth, Stripe said on Thursday that it received new funding that made it worth $35 billion.
Late Night Shocker: A Canadian Scandal! - The New York Times
Late Night Shocker: A Canadian Scandal! The New York Times
Trevor Noah's take on the revelation that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wore blackface: “I'm just sad to see another black man being brought down.”
Jeff Bezos pledges that Amazon will swiftly combat climate change - The Verge
Jeff Bezos announced a climate pledge from his company, Amazon. He says Amazon will meet the emission-reduction goals of the Paris accords 10 years early, ...
The emergence of super apps in Latin America - TechCrunch
The emergence of super apps in Latin America TechCrunch
The super apps WeChat and Alipay became an integral part of the Chinese mobile ecosystem, growing to more than 1 billion monthly active users (MAU) and 1 ...
Trump tax returns: Judge blocks California law - Los Angeles Times
Trump tax returns: Judge blocks California law Los Angeles Times
A federal judge ordered a temporary injunction Thursday against California's first-in-the-nation law requiring candidates to disclose their tax returns for a spot on ...
Apple’s iconic Fifth Avenue store is back and bigger than ever - The Verge
Apple's Fifth Avenue "Cube" retail store in New York City will reopen its doors on Friday, September 20th at 8AM ET to coincide with the release of the iPhone 11 ...
Bears (and Lynx and Rhinos) Are Officially ‘Dangerous,’ N.Y. Says - The New York Times
Bears (and Lynx and Rhinos) Are Officially ‘Dangerous,’ N.Y. Says The New York Times
A spate of attacks on people prompted the state to expand its list of harmful animals to include more snakes, monkeys and others.
Behind the GM-UAW Strike: Two Combatants With Something to Prove - The Wall Street Journal
Behind the GM-UAW Strike: Two Combatants With Something to Prove The Wall Street Journal
GM wants to show Wall Street it is more assertive than the company that collapsed into bankruptcy a decade ago. The union is confronting membership declines, ...
The newest workplace perk looks a lot like a payday loan - CNBC
A growing number of companies, including Walmart, are giving workers payroll advances by offering what's now called "accelerated pay."
HUD Secretary Ben Carson makes dismissive comments about transgender people, angering agency staf...
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson expressed concern about “big, hairy men” trying to infiltrate women's homeless shelters during an ...
Can the world make the chemicals it needs without oil? - Science Magazine
Can the world make the chemicals it needs without oil? Science Magazine
With solar and wind booming, the chemical industry dabbles with forgoing petroleum as its source.
Review: 'Downton Abbey,' Revisited - NPR
There is nostalgia, and there is Downton Abbey. Nostalgia bathes the past in a golden light that falls patchily, shining clear and steady on what was tidy and ...
Antonio Brown is no longer a Nike athlete - The Boston Globe
Antonio Brown is no longer a Nike athlete The Boston Globe
The company declined to reveal when it severed ties with the Patriots receiver, who has been accused of sexual assault.
“They” Just Made the Dictionary - Mother Jones
“They” Just Made the Dictionary Mother Jones
On Tuesday, Merriam-Webster announced that it had added a nonbinary definition for the singular pronoun “they,” taking the dictionary out of the business of ...
The Russian Student Who Has Become Moscow's New Face Of Dissent - NPR
In his last YouTube video, 21-year-old student Yegor Zhukov said, "Russia will eventually be free. But we may not live to see it if we let fear win." He was arrested ...
‘Ad Astra’ Review: Brad Pitt Orbits the Powers of Darkness - The New York Times
‘Ad Astra’ Review: Brad Pitt Orbits the Powers of Darkness The New York Times
In “Ad Astra,” an adventure tale weighed down by the burdens of masculinity, Brad Pitt plays an astronaut in flight. The film is a lovely, sincere and sometimes ...
The Meaning of Tracksuits - The New Yorker
The Meaning of Tracksuits The New Yorker
Earlier this year, my girlfriend, Allison, got a new job, and we moved from Brooklyn to London. In the lonelier times since, I've taken comfort in local pleasures: ...
Here’s how to avoid iOS 13 — if you want to - The Verge
There have been reports from several Verge staff members that the new operating system has also resulted in a number of bugs. Here's how to avoid installing ...
Mark von Hagen, 65, Dies; Reviewed Times’s 1931 Soviet Coverage - The New York Times
Mark von Hagen, 65, Dies; Reviewed Times’s 1931 Soviet Coverage The New York Times
The New York Times had long distanced itself from Walter Duranty's reporting from the Soviet Union in 1931 when it received a letter in 2003 from the Pulitzer ...
The Question Posed by Trump’s Phone Call - The Atlantic
The Question Posed by Trump’s Phone Call The Atlantic
A whistle-blower complaint raises the possibility that President Trump has betrayed the duties of his office.
Trump Bends the Facts on Lightbulbs - FactCheck.org
Trump Bends the Facts on Lightbulbs FactCheck.org
President Donald Trump has repeatedly criticized energy-efficient lightbulbs, saying that the bulbs people are “being forced to use” are more expensive, contain ...
See the apartment from ‘Friends’ decorated for 2019 - TODAY
In honor of the 25th anniversary of "Friends," interior decorating *service* Modsy reimagined Monica's apartment if decorated by different characters.
Nintendo Switch Lite review: a triumphant return to dedicated handhelds - The Verge
The Nintendo Switch Lite, which launches on September 20th, is a smaller, cheaper, and overall sleeker handheld that does away with some of the Switch's key ...
The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening review: a classic that feels new - The Verge
The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening is a remake of a classic Game Boy adventure for the Nintendo Switch, and it updates the experience with new gameplay ...
The End of Netanyahu’s Unchecked Reign - The Atlantic
The End of Netanyahu’s Unchecked Reign The Atlantic
The results yielded no clear path to a governing coalition, but represented a rejection of two dangerous ideas.
An AI affair fuels a midlife crisis in the eerie science fiction drama Auggie - The Verge
Matt Kane's movie about a retiree who falls for his virtual companion takes the ideas of Spike Jonze's film Her and puts them in a Black Mirror context. The story ...
What can Google do to compete with the Apple Watch? Not much - The Verge
Another year, another excellent Apple Watch. What can Google do for Android user to compete? Wear OS is not looking great, so hybrid smartwatches from ...
Sturgill Simpson Leaves His Old Sound (and the Spotlight) in the Rear View - The New York Times
Sturgill Simpson Leaves His Old Sound (and the Spotlight) in the Rear View The New York Times
Two years ago, the Nashville disrupter won a Grammy and a new kind of country music stardom. Then he realized he wanted something different.
There are so many AR-15s in U.S. consumer hands that it makes no sense to produce more, Colt says...
Colt, a U.S. firearms company that traces its history to the 1830s, announced Thursday that it would suspend the production of rifles for the civilian market ...
Now Tinder Wants You to Have Your First Date on Tinder - The New York Times
Now Tinder Wants You to Have Your First Date on Tinder The New York Times
A choose-your-own-adventure series is designed to give young Tinder swipers something to talk about.
The 2019 National Book Awards Longlist: Nonfiction - The New Yorker
The 2019 National Book Awards Longlist: Nonfiction The New Yorker
This week, The New Yorker will be announcing the longlists for the 2019 National Book Awards. This morning, we present the ten contenders in the category of ...
NBC looking to reboot The Office for Peacock streaming service - The Verge
NBC is actively looking to reboot The Office for its upcoming streaming *service*, Peacock. The Steve Carell-led show is one of NBC's biggest titles, and will ...
The famous Three Mile Island nuclear plant is closing - CNN
The famous Three Mile Island nuclear plant is officially shutting down Friday, plant spokesman David Marcheskie confirmed to CNN.
Trump Declares War on California - The New York Times
Trump Declares War on California The New York Times
I'm on a number of right-wing mailing lists, and I try to at least skim what they're going on about in any given week; this often gives me advance warning about ...
Impossible Burgers are hitting their first grocery stores tomorrow - The Verge
The Impossible Burger will be available to buy in grocery stores for the first time this week. Starting tomorrow, you'll be able to buy the plant-based burger in 27 ...
Jeffrey Epstein infiltrated science because it was easy to do it - The Verge
Jeffrey Epstein liked to describe himself as a "science philanthropist," and academics liked to take his money. Among them was Joichi Ito, who stepped down on ...
The Traces of Human Activity in the Burning Man Void - WIRED
Photographer Michael Light captures surreal, manmade marks in the Great Basin region.
Area 51 and aliens: The myth, meme, and the strange reality, explained - Vox.com
Storm Area 51: Alienstock is happening 30 years after the public first heard about Area 51 and its alleged UFOs and aliens.
Microsoft employees are protesting the company’s ‘complicity in the climate crisis’ - The Verge
Microsoft workers have released a letter protesting the company's work with oil companies, and say they've been made "complicit" in contributing to climate ...
A $12,460 Hangover Cure? This Groom's ER Bill Was A Major Headache : Shots - Health News - NPR
Two days before his wedding this past April, Cameron Fischer had one heck of a bachelor party, hitting a few bars in the Old Town section of Fort Collins, Colo., ...
The Trump Doctrine, Revealed - The New York Times
The Trump Doctrine, Revealed The New York Times
The president combines the rhetorical impulses of Bob Dornan with the strategic instincts of Dennis Kucinich.
Future - The simple words that save lives - BBC News
In 1984, Dallas, Texas, a call to the emergency services went catastrophically wrong. An elderly woman had stopped breathing, or was struggling to breathe, ...
The 26 most off-the-rails lines from Donald Trump's press gaggle aboard Air Force One - CNN
As President Donald Trump jetted back to Washington after several days on the West Coast, he ventured to the press seats on Air Force One to talk to reporters, ...
The House Held A Historic Hearing On Making Washington, DC, The 51st State - BuzzFeed News
WASHINGTON — For the first time since 1993, the House held a committee hearing Thursday on a bill that would make Washington, DC, the 51st state.
Magellan was first to sail around the world, right? Think again. - National Geographic
Magellan was first to sail around the world, right? Think again. National Geographic
Five hundred years ago, Ferdinand Magellan began a historic journey to circumnavigate the globe. Simple, right? Not really— the explorer and his voyage are a ...
Huawei’s new Vision TV offers 4K picture and a long list of AI powers - The Verge
Huawei announced its own 4K television during the Mate 30 Pro event. The new TV runs Harmony OS, the company's brand-new operating system that it built as ...
Roku announces 2019 device lineup including new Express and faster Ultra - The Verge
Roku is unveiling its fall 2019 lineup of streaming devices today, with the most two significant spots filled by a more powerful Ultra set-top box and a revamped ...
Kate Middleton Had a Major Advantage Over Meghan Markle Before Joining the Royal Family - Showbiz...
Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle are both great at their role as a duchess. But Duchess Kate has had a major advantage over Duchess Meghan.
Washington Monument Reopens After 3-Year Renovation - NPR
After more than $10 million of renovations, which include a new security screening facility and elevator, the Washington Monument reopens to tourists on ...
Verizon 5G will launch in New York City on September 26th - The Verge
Verizon's 5G millimeter wave network will face perhaps its biggest coverage test yet when it launches in "parts of" New York City on September 26th. The carrier ...
Country diary: we tell the season by the island's changing visitors - The Guardian
Hoswick, Shetland: With few trees to provide autumn colour, we rely on signs in the seas and the sky.