Eric Swenson

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George Lucas Apologizes Over 'Force Awakens' Criticisms

"I misspoke and used a very inappropriate analogy and for that I apologize," filmmaker says after calling Disney "white slavers"<p>George Lucas has …

Africa

Transgender Teen Jazz Jennings Lands Major New Modeling Job

"The real me is happy and proud to be who I am."<p>For the first time in company history, Clean & Clear named a transgender teen the face of its new ad campaign. The star of their new "See the Real Me" promotion is transgender teen and activist Jazz Jennings, who was also recently announced as the …

BAZAAR Editors Celebrate 30 Years of .com

30 years ago today, symbolics.com registered the first-ever domain name, launching an Internet culture that produced giants such as Google, Amazon, and Facebook. In honor of the occasion, eight BAZAAR editors share the websites bearing the .com name that they can't live without.<p><b>Joyann King, Editor,</b> …

Digital Culture

Square will lay its Order app to rest on March 20th

Let's have a moment of silence for Square's Order app: its funeral's already scheduled for March 20th. Oh, you don't even remember what that is? We're not surprised. It's one of Square's apps for consumers, instead of for merchants, that you can use to order coffee on the way to the cafe. The …

The US dollar is exploding at a probably unprecedented rate

To illustrate the historic nature of the dollar's recent rise, Englander included this chart, showing the percent change in the dollar's trade-weighted exchange rate over the last 175 trading days going back to the mid-seventies. The rate at which the dollar has been strengthening is higher than at …

U.S. Dollar