- The Sinking City dev DMCAs its own game to force it off Steam, says it "may only be a temporary fix"on March 3, 2021 at 5:01 pm
- Inner World dev's beautiful narrative puzzler Minute of Islands has been delayedon March 3, 2021 at 5:00 pm
- Sony wants to turn bananas into controllerson March 3, 2021 at 4:56 pm
- AMD announces $479 RX 6700 XT graphics card for 1440p gamingon March 3, 2021 at 4:14 pm
- Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Remastered: 4K 60fps tested on PS5 and Series Xon March 3, 2021 at 4:00 pm
- Review: 42120 Rescue Hovercraftby Huw (Brickset) on March 3, 2021 at 4:00 pm
- Football Manager headlines Xbox Game Pass March line-upon March 3, 2021 at 3:40 pm
- Doom 3 VR Edition announced for PlayStation VRon March 3, 2021 at 3:19 pm
- Read Only Memories: Neurodiver revels in the corrupted paston March 3, 2021 at 3:00 pm
- Castlehold is a fittingly inventive take on strategy from the Scribblenauts creatorson March 3, 2021 at 2:30 pm
- LEGO teases Winnie the Pooh!by CapnRex101 (Brickset) on March 3, 2021 at 2:15 pm
- FIFA scripting lawsuit withdrawn after EA provides "detailed technical information and access to speak with our engineers"on March 3, 2021 at 2:07 pm
- Torchlight 3 developer bought by Zyngaon March 3, 2021 at 1:52 pm
- The Sims 4 gets mini DLC packs, one of which makes your house dirtyon March 3, 2021 at 1:21 pm
- LEGO CMO Julia Goldin talks changing trends and adult fansby Huw (Brickset) on March 3, 2021 at 1:00 pm
- EA issues lifetime ban to FIFA player who racially abused Ian Wright after losing a match using Wright's virtual characteron March 3, 2021 at 11:48 am
- Pokémon Go details bonus event following Kanto Tour ticket snafuon March 3, 2021 at 11:37 am
- Fresh footage of Tencents' Pokémon Unite surfaces as closed beta gets underwayon March 3, 2021 at 10:45 am
- Ex-Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 studio suffers lay-offson March 3, 2021 at 10:40 am
- Microsoft shows Pokémon Go HoloLens demoon March 3, 2021 at 10:30 am
- Someone should make a game about: Frasieron March 3, 2021 at 10:00 am
- GPD Win Max review: the world's best tiny gaming laptopon March 3, 2021 at 9:00 am
- Maquette review - ingenious but unfocused recursive puzzlingon March 3, 2021 at 8:00 am
- Random set of the day: Galactic Peace Keeperby Huwbot (Brickset) on March 3, 2021 at 2:00 am
- Crusader Kings 3's next update will let you torture people with your awful poetryon March 2, 2021 at 8:12 pm
- Epic acquires Fall Guys developer Mediatonicon March 2, 2021 at 7:16 pm
- Here's a fresh look at Apex Legends running on Switchon March 2, 2021 at 6:20 pm
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- Review: 76170 Iron Man vs. Thanosby CapnRex101 (Brickset) on March 2, 2021 at 4:30 pm
- Hogwarts Legacy will reportedly have "trans-inclusive" character creatoron March 2, 2021 at 4:03 pm
- 5 Artists on Our Radar This Marchby Artsy Curatorial and Artsy Editorial (Artsy News) on March 3, 2021 at 5:36 pm
- Watch: Inside the MTA’s New Live Subway Map With Felipe Memoria [VIDEO]by Jaime Derringer (Design MilkDesign Milk) on March 3, 2021 at 5:00 pm
- Bring-a-Trailer for Awesome '80s and '90s Cars: Rad for Saleby Rain Noe (Core77) on March 3, 2021 at 4:45 pm
- Wing shelving by Mario Ruiz for Systemtronicby Dezeen staff (Dezeen) on March 3, 2021 at 4:41 pm
- "Patented" Book: Industrial Design History as Told Through 1,000 Influential Patentsby Rain Noe (Core77) on March 3, 2021 at 4:22 pm
- Archaeologists Uncover a Lavish Marble Floor from Ancient Rome in Southern Franceby Grace Ebert (Colossal) on March 3, 2021 at 4:17 pm
- The Colorful LOQI Office Includes Futuristic Work Capsulesby Caroline Williamson (Design MilkDesign Milk) on March 3, 2021 at 4:00 pm
- A Clever Flip-Top, Dual-Surface Workbench Designby Rain Noe (Core77) on March 3, 2021 at 3:20 pm
- Dozens of Mushroom Characters Populate a Family Tree in Whimsically Painted Photographs by Jana Paleckovaby Grace Ebert (Colossal) on March 3, 2021 at 3:04 pm
- Serena Confalonieri Translates Motifs Into Mesmerizing Wallpapersby Vy Yang (Design MilkDesign Milk) on March 3, 2021 at 3:00 pm
- Compose Rail pendant by Jens Fager for Zero Lightingby Dezeen staff (Dezeen) on March 3, 2021 at 3:00 pm
- Connor Holland's Incredible "Inflated Steel" Product Designs, Made by DIY Hydroformingby Rain Noe (Core77) on March 3, 2021 at 2:55 pm
- Dr. Seusson March 3, 2021 at 2:18 pm
- Flindt Garden Outdoor Lighting Brings Sculptural Ambianceby Kelly Beall (Design MilkDesign Milk) on March 3, 2021 at 2:00 pm
- Plant outdoor lights by Thomas Bernstrand for Zero Lightingby Dezeen staff (Dezeen) on March 3, 2021 at 2:00 pm
- Landscape's identity for a disability-inclusive housing startup uses a palette based on skin tonesby Katy Cowan (Creative Boom) on March 3, 2021 at 2:00 pm
- Daan Roosegaarde develops Urban Sun to make public spaces "virus-free in minutes"by Amy Frearson (Dezeen) on March 3, 2021 at 12:40 pm
- Monoarchi designs gridded facade with colourful accents for school in Chinaby James Parkes (Dezeen) on March 3, 2021 at 12:30 pm
- Allbirds to make shoes using plant-based leather to help "eradicate petroleum from the fashion industry"by Jennifer Hahn (Dezeen) on March 3, 2021 at 11:09 am
- Black Hole Sun, Retokaon March 3, 2021 at 11:02 am
- "Hospitals in drastic, drastic need of innovation" says Reinier de Graafby Tom Ravenscroft (Dezeen) on March 3, 2021 at 11:01 am
- Zimoun’s Extraordinary Mechanical Installations Are An Immersive Experience Of Sound And Motionby Devid Gualandris (IGNANT) on March 3, 2021 at 11:00 am
- Isolation party, Marcel Bovison March 3, 2021 at 10:38 am
- Waters rising, Sean Rayfordon March 3, 2021 at 10:35 am
- Exile on Main Streeton March 3, 2021 at 10:26 am
- This beautifully designed deck of playing cards honors Black icons, from MLK Jr. to Oprahby Lilly Smith (Fast Company - co-design) on March 3, 2021 at 10:20 am
- It’s not safe here, Fumi Nakamuraon March 3, 2021 at 10:18 am
- Manhattan afternoon, Osbert Lancasteron March 3, 2021 at 10:13 am
- Antonio Citterio unveils ingenious furniture designs for Maxaltoon March 3, 2021 at 10:00 am
- “American Dreams Real Estate” by Photographer Will Coxby Anna (BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS) on March 3, 2021 at 9:42 am
- Imaginary Numbers May Be Essential for Describing Realityby Charlie Wood (Quanta Magazine) on March 3, 2021 at 2:40 pm
A new thought experiment indicates that quantum mechanics doesn’t work without strange numbers that turn negative when squared. The post Imaginary Numbers […]
- New Season of The Joy of x Podcast Explores Scientists’ Inner Livesby Ellen Horne (Quanta Magazine) on March 2, 2021 at 3:40 pm
In a second season of enlightened conversations, Steven Strogatz and leading researchers nourish our pandemic-starved minds. The post New Season of The Joy of […]
- The Sutton Hoo helmetby Aeon Video (Aeon) on March 2, 2021 at 11:01 am
Exquisite armour, long-dormant burial object, astounding archeological discovery: the many lives of the ‘Sutton Hoo helmet’By Aeon Video Watch at Aeon
- Statistics Postdoc Tames Decades-Old Geometry Problemby Erica Klarreich (Quanta Magazine) on March 1, 2021 at 4:26 pm
To the surprise of experts in the field, a postdoctoral statistician has solved one of the most important problems in high-dimensional convex geometry. The […]
- Gut hackby Aeon Video (Aeon) on March 1, 2021 at 11:01 am
When established medicine can offer no relief from lifelong gut issues, a biohacker embarks on a radical self-experimentBy Aeon Video Watch at Aeon
- Rich witchesby Johannes Dillinger (Aeon) on March 1, 2021 at 11:00 am
How a flawed logic of economic scarcity and social climbing spurred witch hunts in early modern GermanyBy Johannes Dillinger Read at Aeon
- To the coreby Julia F Christensen (Aeon) on February 26, 2021 at 11:00 am
A devastating loss can shatter the façade we put up for others, exposing our deepest, rawest self. A work of art can do the sameBy Julia F Christensen Read at […]
- How to Understand COVID-19 Variants and Their Effects on Vaccinesby Tara C. Smith (Quanta Magazine) on February 25, 2021 at 3:13 pm
Researchers are tracking the different strains of SARS-CoV-2 and studying how they spread through our population and our bodies. The post How to Understand […]
- Sabine Hossenfelder: searching for beauty in mathematicsby Aeon Video (Aeon) on February 25, 2021 at 11:01 am
Does mathematics have a ‘beauty’ problem? Sabine Hossenfelder explains why searching for elegance in nature stifles progressBy Aeon Video Watch at Aeon
- Philosophers and other animalsby Peter Godfrey-Smith (Aeon) on February 25, 2021 at 11:00 am
Christine Korsgaard argues that we can extend a Kantian moral framework to include other animals. But her argument failsBy Peter Godfrey-Smith Read at Aeon
- If Aliens Exist, Here’s How We’ll Find Them - Issue 97: Wonderby Martin Rees & Mario Livio (Nautilus) on February 24, 2021 at 10:00 pm
Suppose aliens existed, and imagine that some of them had been watching our planet for its entire four and a half billion years. What would they have seen? […]
- The Joy of Condensed Matter - Issue 97: Wonderby John C. Baez (Nautilus) on February 24, 2021 at 10:00 pm
Everyone seems to be talking about the problems with physics: Peter Woit’s book Not Even Wrong, Lee Smolin’s The Trouble With Physics, and Sabine […]
- Literature Should Be Taught Like Science - Issue 97: Wonderby Kevin Berger (Nautilus) on February 24, 2021 at 10:00 pm
In the past quarter century, enrollment in college English departments has sunk like the Pequod in Moby Dick. Meanwhile enrollment in science programs has […]
- Decades-Long Quest Reveals Details of the Proton’s Inner Antimatterby Natalie Wolchover (Quanta Magazine) on February 24, 2021 at 4:00 pm
Twenty years ago, physicists set out to investigate a mysterious asymmetry in the proton’s interior. Their results, published today, show how antimatter […]
- A small antelope hornby Aeon Video (Aeon) on February 23, 2021 at 11:01 am
The theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli sits by the fire with Hazda hunter-gatherers, pondering our evolutionary pastBy Aeon Video Watch at Aeon
- Exiles on Main Streetby Ashwini Vasanthakumar (Aeon) on February 23, 2021 at 11:00 am
To respect exiles as real and important political actors, we should get over casting them as saints, threats or victimsBy Ashwini Vasanthakumar Read at Aeon
- Conor and Kobeby Aeon Video (Aeon) on February 22, 2021 at 11:01 am
A poignant reflection on celebrity, mourning and Kobe Bryant’s death, crafted from just a few intimate words among familyBy Aeon Video Watch at Aeon
- Reading John Gray in warby Andy Owen (Aeon) on February 22, 2021 at 11:00 am
As a soldier, I was hard-wired to seek meaning and purpose. Gray’s philosophy helped me unhook from utopia and find peaceBy Andy Owen Read at Aeon
- The right right thing to doby Irene McMullin (Aeon) on February 19, 2021 at 11:00 am
The ethical life means being good to ourselves, to others, and to the world. But how do you choose if these demands compete?By Irene McMullin Read at Aeon
- How Big Tech betrayed usby Aeon Video (Aeon) on February 18, 2021 at 11:01 am
Surveillance capitalism tracks everything we do and say, and sells that data. To save ‘free markets’, Big Tech must be stoppedBy Aeon Video Watch at Aeon
- Brand Indiaby Ravinder Kaur (Aeon) on February 18, 2021 at 11:00 am
How a country used myth and mystique to tempt global investors – and seeded a toxic Hindu nationalism in the processBy Ravinder Kaur Read at Aeon
- I Am a Heroin User. I Do Not Have a Drug Problem - Issue 96: Rewiredby Mark MacNamara (Nautilus) on February 17, 2021 at 10:00 pm
Carl Hart is a neuroscientist and Ziff Professor of Psychology at Columbia University—he was the first tenured African-American professor of sciences at […]
- Why Making Our Brains Noisier Feels Good - Issue 96: Rewiredby Thomas Nail (Nautilus) on February 17, 2021 at 10:00 pm
Not since World War II has there been as great a threat to mental health as the current COVID-19 pandemic, according to Aiden James. The challenges to our […]
- Martin Luther Rewired Your Brain - Issue 96: Rewiredby Joseph Henrich (Nautilus) on February 17, 2021 at 10:00 pm
Your brain has been altered, neurologically rewired as you acquired a particular skill. This renovation has left you with a specialized area in your left […]
- What Gordon Parks sawby Aeon Video (Aeon) on February 16, 2021 at 11:01 am
Gentle, persuasive acts of protest: Gordon Parks used his camera as a ‘weapon’ for empathy with America’s poor and powerlessBy Aeon Video Watch at Aeon
- The abuses of Popperby Charlotte Sleigh (Aeon) on February 16, 2021 at 11:00 am
A powerful cadre of scientists and economists sold Karl Popper’s ‘falsification’ idea to the world. They have much to answer forBy Charlotte Sleigh Read […]
- Maria’s wayby Aeon Video (Aeon) on February 15, 2021 at 11:01 am
A day in the life of Maria who lives on the Camino de Santiago route in Spain and counts the pilgrims as they passBy Aeon Video Watch at Aeon
- The penis: a lifeby Emily Willingham (Aeon) on February 15, 2021 at 11:00 am
Boned, spined, spiked, corkscrewed or double-headed: why did so much variety arise when a simple tube would do?By Emily Willingham Read at Aeon
- The Alien-Haunted World - Facts So Romanticby Caleb Scharf (Nautilus) on February 15, 2021 at 6:00 am
To shield one’s pet hypothesis of an alien object by suggesting that it is not being taken seriously because of a flaw in how we do science is playing a […]
- A Simple Way to Reduce Cognitive Bias - Facts So Romanticby Jim Davies (Nautilus) on February 12, 2021 at 2:30 pm
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- My mother's final wish -- and the right to die with dignity | Elaine Fongby firstname.lastname@example.org (TED) (TED Talks Daily (HD video)) on March 3, 2021 at 4:00 pm
After a terminal cancer diagnosis upended 12 years of remission, all Elaine Fong's mother wanted was a peaceful end of life. What she received instead became a fight for the right to decide when. Fong shares the heart-rending journey to honor her mother's choice for a death with dignity -- and reflects on the need to explore our relationship to dying so that we may redesign this final and most universal of human experiences.
- Here's All the Gear You Need to Start Climbingby Matt Jancer (Wired) on March 3, 2021 at 3:00 pm
You don't need a lot, nor do you need to spend a ton. From harnesses to carabiners, here are our favorites.
- How Far Away From Perseverance Did the Descent Stage Land?by Rhett Allain (Wired) on March 3, 2021 at 2:00 pm
The rocket lowered the rover onto the surface of Mars before it shot away from the landing site. So where did it end up?
- The Pandemic Nearly Shuttered My Church. Technology Saved Itby Ashley Memory (Wired) on March 3, 2021 at 2:00 pm
From engaging audiences to building bridges, tech has helped my small, rural faith community weather the storm. Here's how it might help yours too.
- TikTok Played a Key Role in MAGA Radicalizationby Cameron Hickey (Wired) on March 3, 2021 at 2:00 pm
The platform's absorbing endless scroll and karaoke features have built an overlooked disinformation machine.
- Help! I’m Sneaking Into My Office. Is This So Wrong?by Megan Greenwell (Wired) on March 3, 2021 at 2:00 pm
In this week’s Out of Office column, Megan tackles guilt, bad policies, and the rules of zoomfood.
- Fake News Gets More Engagement on Facebook—If It’s Right-Wingby Gilad Edelman (Wired) on March 3, 2021 at 1:00 pm
Far-right pages that publish misinformation get the most interactions by far compared to other news sources, new research shows.
- If You Transplant a Head, Does Its Consciousness Follow?by Max G. Levy (Wired) on March 3, 2021 at 1:00 pm
In her new book, Brandy Schillace recalls the unbelievable legacy of a Cold War era neurosurgeon’s mission to preserve the soul.
- Soak in Your Own Sweat Inside a Heated Sauna Blanketby Boone Ashworth (Wired) on March 3, 2021 at 1:00 pm
MiHigh's portable infrared sauna is warm, wet, and weird.
- Who Is R. A. Lafferty? And Is He the Best Sci-Fi Writer Ever?by Jason Kehe (Wired) on March 3, 2021 at 1:00 pm
You’ve never heard of him, but your favorite writers have, and his mad-drunk prose will knock you sideways.
- Should Anyone Actually Care About Ray Tracing?by Eric Ravenscraft (Wired) on March 3, 2021 at 12:00 pm
What was supposed to be all the rage in graphics quickly turned into a meme. But will it actually improve your gaming experience?
- Anthony Fauci Pleads: Don’t Declare Victoryby Steven Levy (Wired) on March 3, 2021 at 12:00 pm
The Covidologist-in-chief says we can’t relax on masks and social distancing yet. Hear that, Texas?
- Rocket Lab could be SpaceX’s biggest rivalby Neel Patel (MIT Technology Review) on March 2, 2021 at 8:19 pm
In the private space industry, it can seem that there’s SpaceX and then there’s everyone else. Only Blue Origin, backed by its own billionaire founder in the person of Jeff Bezos, seems able to command the same degree of attention. And Blue Origin hasn’t even gone beyond suborbital space yet. Rocket Lab might soon have something…
- Six-Word Sci-Fi: Stories Written By Youby WIRED Readers (Wired) on March 2, 2021 at 6:00 pm
Here's this month's prompt, how to submit, and an illustrated archive of past favorites.
- Twitch's First Transparency Report Is Here—and Long Overdueby Cecilia D'Anastasio (Wired) on March 2, 2021 at 6:00 pm
The decade-old streaming platform has for the first time detailed its efforts to safeguard its user base in one place.
- Strap on a HoloLens and Step Into the AR Conference Roomby Lauren Goode (Wired) on March 2, 2021 at 4:40 pm
Microsoft’s new Mesh software platform helps faraway coworkers meet up and interact in mixed reality. The results are, well, still mixed.
- Data-driven humanitarianismby Martha Leibs (MIT Technology Review) on March 2, 2021 at 4:08 pm
It’s one of the most beautiful places on Earth, but its people are among the most vulnerable. Afghanistan’s snowy mountains and fertile foothills give way to arid plateaus, offering a contrast often described as stark and gorgeous. The nexus of ancient East-West trade routes, this landlocked country hosts many languages, artisan traditions, and centuries of…
- Sleuths Read Old Booby-Trapped Letters Without Opening Themby Matt Simon (Wired) on March 2, 2021 at 4:00 pm
People once folded their correspondence in intricate ways, known as “letterlocking,” to keep out snoops. A fancy new imaging technique sees right through it.
- How compassion could save your strained relationships | Betty Hartby email@example.com (TED) (TED Talks Daily (HD video)) on March 2, 2021 at 3:56 pm
When personal relationships and ideological differences collide, the result can lead to strained relations -- or even years of silence and distance. Actor Betty Hart offers an alternative to cold shoulders and haughty hellos: compassion, and a chance for growth and change instead of losing important time with loved ones.
- Should the US start prioritizing first vaccine doses to beat the variants?by Niall Firth (MIT Technology Review) on March 2, 2021 at 3:41 pm
The vaccine rollout in the United States has been sluggish, hampered by manufacturing delays, logistical challenges, and freak snowstorms. Demand far outstrips supply. Meanwhile, the more transmissible variant circulating widely in the UK is gaining a foothold in the US. Modeling by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests it will quickly become the…
- The ‘Girl Games’ of the ’90s Were Fun and Feministby Drew Dakessian (Wired) on March 2, 2021 at 3:00 pm
Here’s a look back at some of the earliest games for girls—and the role women played in the game industry’s early days.
- What Do TV’s Race Fantasies Actually Want to Say?by Jason Parham (Wired) on March 2, 2021 at 2:00 pm
Shows like Bridgerton and Hollywood alter the past in the name of inclusion. It would benefit us more to write the world as it was, as it is.
- How #BringBackOurGirls Became an International Rallying Cryby Joe Parkinson, Drew Hinshaw (Wired) on March 2, 2021 at 2:00 pm
In 2014, more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls were kidnapped. It hardly made global headlines—until a Twitter hashtag took off.
- Vaccine Passports Can Help the US Reopen—or Further Divide Usby Albert Fox Cahn (Wired) on March 2, 2021 at 2:00 pm
Overly restrictive “yellow cards” could end up disproportionately excluding Black and Latinx citizens from jobs, schools, or even the neighborhood market.
- Microsoft's Dream of Decentralized IDs Enters the Real Worldby Lily Hay Newman (Wired) on March 2, 2021 at 2:00 pm
The company will launch a public preview of its identification platform this spring—and has already tested it at the UK's National Health Service.
- Email and Slack Have Locked Us in a Productivity Paradoxby Cal Newport (Wired) on March 2, 2021 at 1:00 pm
From PCs to smartphones, office tech has always promised to make us more productive. But time and again, it's come with unexpected side effects.
- How Elon Musk Convinced Gwynne Shotwell to Join SpaceXby Eric Berger, Ars Technica (Wired) on March 2, 2021 at 1:00 pm
Ultimately, their management styles were similar: Don’t talk about doing things, just do things.
- While Jack Dorsey Mans the Monasteryby Virginia Heffernan (Wired) on March 2, 2021 at 1:00 pm
The small but boisterous slice of Twitter that's preoccupied with politics imagines @jack, the author of our collective Twitter being, as all-powerful. He's not.
- The Best Podcasts for Your Smart, Bored Kidby Scott Gilbertson (Wired) on March 2, 2021 at 1:00 pm
These child-friendly stories will keep your little ones entertained and ease the stress of being stuck indoors.
- Valheim Is Changing How We Play Survival Gamesby Reece Rogers (Wired) on March 2, 2021 at 1:00 pm
The CEO behind the viral success discusses how it became the top-selling game on Steam—and the game's biggest weakness moving forward.
- Cramer says post-Covid travel boom could be 'sky's the limit' and investors aren't ready for iton March 3, 2021 at 5:58 pm
"It's going to be a boom here in this country, and I don't think people are ready for it," CNBC's Jim Cramer said Wednesday.
- Deaths Mount as Myanmar's Military Seeks to Crush Protestson March 3, 2021 at 5:54 pm
Myanmar’s new military rulers continued to unleash a lethal campaign to suppress anticoup protests, killing at least 14 people.
- World Health Organization warns of global uptick in Covid cases after weeks of declineon March 3, 2021 at 5:53 pm
Dr. Mike Ryan suggested that the uptick could be because "we may be relaxing a little before we've got the full impact of vaccination."
- U.K. First Major Economy to Set Plans to Claw Back Covid-19 Costson March 3, 2021 at 5:49 pm
The U.K. became the first major economy to set plans to repair the damage to government finances caused by the pandemic, saying it will raise taxes after the economy recovers from its worst downturn in more than 300 years.
- Rockets Hit Iraqi Base Where U.S. Troops Are Stationedby Jane Arraf and Helene Cooper (NYT > Top Stories) on March 3, 2021 at 5:41 pm
At least 10 rockets were fired on the Ayn Al Asad air base one week after U.S. airstrikes on Iran-backed militia positions along the Syrian-Iraqi border.
- U.S. Infrastructure Earns a C- Grade Ahead of a Biden Spending Plan: Live Updatesby The New York Times (NYT > Top Stories) on March 3, 2021 at 5:41 pm
- Insurers launch pilot program aimed at getting 2 million American seniors vaccinatedon March 3, 2021 at 5:33 pm
Insurers are launching a pilot program aimed at getting 2 million seniors vaccinated as quickly as possible, an advisor on President Joe Biden's Covid-19 response team said.
- Shares of Oscar Health dip in NYSE market debut, begins trading at $36 per shareon March 3, 2021 at 5:24 pm
Oscar had priced its shares at $39 apiece, above its target range of $36 to $38.
- Rockets Hit Iraq Base Hosting U.S. Troops Amid Tension With Iranon March 3, 2021 at 5:18 pm
Ten rockets struck a military base used by U.S. forces in Iraq amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran, and the Pentagon said a U.S. civilian contractor suffered a cardiac episode during the attack and died.
- Biden Agrees to Narrow Eligibility for Stimulus Paymentsby The New York Times (NYT > Top Stories) on March 3, 2021 at 5:14 pm
They will have to stick together if President Biden cannot persuade Republicans to vote for his $1.9 trillion plan. Here’s the latest from Washington.
- Aston Martin launches first F1 car in over 60 yearson March 3, 2021 at 5:09 pm
British luxury carmaker Aston Martin on Wednesday launched a new Formula One car ahead of its return to the most famous motor racing event in the world.
- Leon Cooperman calls Warren's wealth tax ‘foolish,’ says people would hide money to avoid iton March 3, 2021 at 5:07 pm
"If the wealth tax passes, go out and buy yourself some gold because people are going to rush to find ways of hiding their wealth," the billionaire told CNBC.
- FedEx pledges $2 billion toward carbon-neutral operations by 2040, aims for all-electric fleeton March 3, 2021 at 5:07 pm
Logistics giant FedEx said on Wednesday that it aims to replace all of its parcel pickup and delivery vehicles with a sustainable electric fleet by 2040.
- Teyonah Parris Didn’t Get ‘WandaVision’ at First, Eitherby Leigh-Ann Jackson (NYT > Top Stories) on March 3, 2021 at 5:02 pm
The actress was thrilled to join the Marvel series as the agent Monica Rambeau, after memorable roles in “Chi-Raq” and “Mad Men.” But early on, she was just as confused as the rest of us.
- South Carolina Shows Where the Anti-Abortion Movement Is Headedby Mary Ziegler (NYT > Top Stories) on March 3, 2021 at 5:01 pm
Taking their cue from Trump, absolutists are going all out to overturn Roe v. Wade.
- UK plans one of Europe’s biggest green bond issuance programmeon March 3, 2021 at 5:01 pm
Government to sell £15bn of green gilts this year and proposes heavier borrowing than projected
- Pentagon Watchdog Releases Report on Ronny Jacksonby Catie Edmondson (NYT > Top Stories) on March 3, 2021 at 4:48 pm
The report, which was obtained by The New York Times, shed light on a number of rumors that had dogged Dr. Jackson beginning in 2018.
- Walmart says it will support U.S. manufacturers with $350 billion of added businesson March 3, 2021 at 4:43 pm
The retailer said the decision will benefit the environment and the U.S. economy, too, by sourcing goods closer to customers and creating demand for jobs.
- The Louvre Turns to Merchby Elaine Sciolino (NYT > Top Stories) on March 3, 2021 at 4:38 pm
The famous French museum has embraced all retail opportunities in an effort to offset the economic effects of the pandemic.
- Rishi Sunak prepares the ground for Tory election strategyon March 3, 2021 at 4:35 pm
UK chancellor shifts focus from the pandemic to ‘levelling up’ and sound public finances
- Alek Minassian Found Guilty in Toronto Van Attackby Catherine Porter (NYT > Top Stories) on March 3, 2021 at 4:35 pm
The defendant was convicted of murder and attempted murder for killing 10 people and injuring 16 when he mounted the curb of a busy sidewalk in a van in 2018.
- Brazil’s Covid Crisis Is a Warning to the Whole World, Scientists Sayby Manuela Andreoni, Ernesto Londoño and Letícia Casado (NYT > Top Stories) on March 3, 2021 at 4:34 pm
Brazil is seeing a record number of deaths, and the spread of a more contagious coronavirus variant that may cause reinfection.
- Alamo Drafthouse files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, will sell assets to Altamont Capital and Fortress Investmenton March 3, 2021 at 4:33 pm
Texas-based cinema chain Alamo Drafthouse is the latest theater group to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
- Blinken disavows ‘costly military interventions’ to promote democracyon March 3, 2021 at 4:32 pm
US secretary of state lays out Biden administration’s approach to foreign policy
- Chinese and South African police seize fake Covid vaccineson March 3, 2021 at 4:30 pm
Criminal gangs seek to capitalise on global demand for coronavirus jabs
- GM extends plant shutdowns due to global semiconductor chip shortageon March 3, 2021 at 4:18 pm
The decision to extend the shutdowns is in an effort to prioritize chips for production of GM's full-size pickup trucks and SUVs.
- UK Budget/corporate tax: Sunak’s £17bn City raidon March 3, 2021 at 4:15 pm
The chancellor has sent a message to companies to expect no more favours
- Sands to sell its Las Vegas properties for $6.25 billion as it shifts focus to Macao, Singaporeon March 3, 2021 at 4:09 pm
Before the pandemic, Sands' properties in Asia accounted for roughly 90% of its revenue with investments planned to expand in Macao and Singapore.
- Bitcoin 1.0: the ancient stone money of Yapon March 3, 2021 at 4:00 pm
‘The islanders’ oral ledger was so effective that it could be seen as “an exemplary ancient analogue to blockchain”’
- How Neighborhood Groups Are Trying to Provide a Pandemic Safety Netby Kimiko de Freytas-Tamura (NYT > Top Stories) on March 3, 2021 at 3:42 pm
Mutual aid groups are evolving into a long-term effort to help with food, clothing and counseling. “It’s about building the world we want to see,” one volunteer said.
- With ‘Starbase’ and a new Starlink factory, Musk deepens foray into Texasby Joey Roulette (The Verge - All Posts) on March 3, 2021 at 5:53 pm
- Google launches Flutter 2.0 to target developers across all platformsby Paul Sawers (VentureBeat) on March 3, 2021 at 5:50 pm
- Vaio Z (2021) review: carbon taxby Monica Chin (The Verge - All Posts) on March 3, 2021 at 5:49 pm
- YouTuber creates ‘world’s first’ Apple Silicon iMac using M1 Mac mini parts [Video]by Chance Miller (9to5Mac) on March 3, 2021 at 5:43 pm
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