Right now, as this is being written, about half of the world’s population is under lockdown. For many people this means a break in their income stream and, even worse, perhaps no job to go back to when it’s all …Read More »
A bizarre conspiracy theory puts Bill Gates at the center of the coronavirus crisis — and major conservative pundits are circulating it
As the coronavirus pandemic has spread around the world, with millions infected and thousands dead, billionaire Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates has pledged a quarter billion dollars to combat the disease through his foundation. Gates has been an advocate …Read More »
NASA created a search feature that allows you to look up photos taken by the Hubble Space Telescope on any given date. The Hubble Space Telescope launched in April, 30 years ago, and has been examining space for 24 hours …Read More »
Sheryl Sandberg and I video-chatted about grief during a time when the whole world is experiencing it. Here's her personal advice for persevering.
I recently spoke with Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and coauthor of “Option B,” on video chat about grief and loss during the coronavirus pandemic. She talked about the 2015 death of her husband, Dave Goldberg, and revealed she recently …Read More »
The coronavirus outbreak has led millions to spend their days at home under quarantine, and rely on the internet for communication with the outside world and entertainment to pass the time. Many of us have found ourselves navigating social platforms …Read More »
Hello! The White House this week released a plan to open up the country, and just yesterday hundreds crowded newly reopened beaches in Florida. In Europe, six countries are starting to lift restrictions, including Spain and Italy. But, as Insider …Read More »
Turbocharged engines have taken over the car world. These are our favorites from Porsche, Ferrari, Chevy, Ford, Volvo, VW and more.
Turbocharged engines have become a widespread option across many auto brands, from luxury marques to mass-market options. Turbochargers used to be the province of European cars, but they’re appearing on more American nameplates. I’ve driven turbos from Porsche, Ferrari, McLaren, …Read More »
Apple is still selling the iPhone XR, but the new iPhone SE means there's only one reason to buy the old one (AAPL)
Apple announced the new iPhone SE on Wednesday, an updated version of the company’s smaller and cheaper iPhone originally released in 2016. Apple also still sells the iPhone XR, one of the company’s more affordable iPhones. The SE and XR …Read More »
2 architects are building a habitat to live on the moon. They're going into total isolation in Greenland for 3 months to test it.
A Danish architecture firm is building a prototype for eventual lunar habitation, asking “what does it take to live on the moon?”. Two architects will live in the prototype for a three month simulated moon mission this fall. The test …Read More »
Instagram founder Kevin Systrom once reportedly saved Ashton Kutcher's life during a house fire (FB)
Ashton Kutcher was once reportedly saved by Instagram founder Kevin Systrom after a ski house they were staying at went up in flames. That’s according to Bloomberg reporter Sarah Frier’s new book, “No Filter: The Inside Story of Instagram.” Kutcher had …Read More »