from Wrench in the Gears March 21, 2018 No, Ted Dintersmith is not coming to save our schools, because to him they’re obsolete. Last week Valerie Strauss of the Washington Post pitched Ted Dintersmith’s new book “What School Could Be,” and many ed-activists ate it up. Show More Summary
After receiving a letter written last week by Sen. Roger Wicker (R-MS) and 22 other Senators, the United States Navy has rejected an application submitted by a secular humanist to join the Chaplain Corps.
Kushner spent the last year wooing Mohammed Bin Salman, and during his U.S. visit this week Trump declared that relations are better than ever.
Last week, Highsnobiety reported that Kanye West’s YEEZY line had been filed with a lawsuit for copyright infringement with regards to camouflage prints used on its clothing. Now, it seems West and his brand have more legal trouble ahead. According to documents obtained by TMZ, Kanye West did not file the required trademark paperwork for his YEEZY […]
Japan’s most celebrated performance brand, Mizuno, announced this week that it’s relaunching 1998’s iconic Wave Rider 1 in its original form. The announcement comes after Mizuno launched the Wave Rider 1 No Borders last month in collaboration with mita sneakers. Mizuno’s archive spans back over 100 years and includes many game-changing sporting designs worth revisiting […]
I found myself with several grapefruit rinds on my hands last week (or rather, on my kitchen counter) as a result of working on a recipe that called for their juice. I don’t like to toss things away, especially precious organic grapefruit peels. So I candied them. Continue Reading Candied Grapefruit Peel...
GAZA (Reuters) - Hamas-run security forces in Gaza arrested on Thursday a main suspect in last week's assassination attempt against Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, a security official said.
We are living longer – especially women. We’re not saving enough – especially women and we’re uncertain – especially women. That’s how Lindsay Rix, MD savings and retirement at Aviva UK ended her presentation at last week’s MRS Annual Conference. Show More Summary
Click to learn more about author Paul Barth. Why would a bank acquire an AI software company? Last week, TDBank announced the acquisition of Layer 6, an AI startup. The rapid emergence of Finserv startups is putting pressure on established institutions, leveraging the speed, scale, and cost of an all-digital infrastructure. Show More Summary
It may have been the president's last chance to fund his biggest campaign promise. Congress is rushing to pass a massive omnibus spending bill by the end of the week to avoid a government shut down. One thing that the bill, which will keep the government open through September, won't fund is Trump's long-promised border wall. Show More Summary
Mayor Bill de Blasio presents himself as a champion for interns—and soon, after an inquiry from Crain's, his administration will actually start paying them. Last week the mayor urged... To view the full story, click the title link.
Last week we reported that Monster Hunter World's first major update was coming on March 22. That's today. Now Deviljho is here and it's hungry. More »
Fortnite Battle Royale gets a new weapon today, the heavy shotgun. Following hot on the heels of last week’s remote explosives, the heavy shotgun arrives at midday GMT and there will be no downtime. Fornite has been adding and removing weapons at an almost weekly rate as it balances the Battle Royale meta game. Show More Summary
Just kidding. It's been a terrible week, which is why I haven't been writing. I always have a hard time writing when I'm feeling down. My depression and anxiety have been pretty bad over the last week. Usually, it's one or the otherShow More Summary
Stephen Hawking's ashes will be buried near the graves of fellow British scientists Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin at Westminster Abbey, it was announced Tuesday. The remains of the legendary physicist and icon, who died last week, will be laid in the church during a thanksgiving service later this year, the abbey said. Show More Summary
Unless you've been living under a rock for the past week, you're likely well aware that Starbucks is releasing a Crystal Ball Frappuccino that's sure to go just as viral as that Unicorn Frapp did last year. As soon as the news of this...Show More Summary
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. has confirmed vulnerabilities first disclosed by Israeli security firm CTS Labs last week and has promised that a fix is on its way. The vulnerabilities, found in AMD’s Epyc secure processor and the RyzenShow More Summary
While it’s not technically a city in the “Heartland,” I enjoyed writing last week about the challenges the Seattle tech ecosystem faces. The grass may look greener in the Emerald City to entrepreneurs in the Midwest or South, but entrepreneurs in the city still struggle to find local investors who are both willing to back them and […]
Robert E Kelly Security, Asia If it goes badly, and if Trump concludes diplomacy has failed—and hawks around him like Mike Pompeo and John Bolton concur—then it could set the United States on the road to war. The last week has been yet another head-spinner in the Trump administration’s interaction with North Korea. Show More Summary
When Hillary Clinton slipped on steps polished slick by centuries of wear while clad in smooth-soled sandals during her visit to India’s Jahaz Mahal last week, it was clear to every observer that her left shoe had simply lost traction...Show More Summary