What: A timely parody of the Gillette ad encouraging men to be better. Who: The team at SNL. Why we care: Earlier this week, inveterate razor brand Gillette made waves online by suggesting that men should
The Eagles are out. Ditto for the Chargers and Cowboys. But don’t despair: This weekend’s NFL Conference Championships should still have plenty of excitement when the final four teams face off to see will
As we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy, here’s music to remember the great civil rights leader by. When Sly and the Family Stone released “Everyday People” at the end of 1968, it was a rallying
Diners left bigger tips when their checks were delivered in a gold folder–a fascinating insight into the way color influences behavior. Although tipping is generally thought to be a voluntary payment to
Alert your coven, because a total lunar eclipse is taking place tonight (Sunday, January 20). This isn’t an ordinary total lunar eclipse, either, but a supermoon, which means that it will seem even bigger
I’m delighted to announce that we’re now accepting entries to the 2019 Innovation by Design Awards. The deadline to enter is May 10. Innovation by Design, now in its eighth year, is the only competition
We all have routines. But not everyone crafts them to maximize their time. There are few things that impact your daily productivity, career trajectory, and overall well-being as much as your routines.
Therapy targeting mutated genes is starting to work wonders, but not for everyone. Growing up in Devon in the 1980s, brothers James* and Matt* had to be careful with their antics–a cut or bruise could
Before you make a complain, make sure you think of a solution first. It’s a tradition to set New Year’s resolutions, and for many people, these goals involve improving things in their personal lives, health
The Federal Trade Commission is considering slapping a “record-setting” fine on Facebook for the company’s privacy abuses in the case of Cambridge Analytica, reports the Washington Post. And the penalty
Burger King runs out of hamberders, Verizon honors first responders, The New York Times knows the truth is hard, and Gary Cole is an American treasure. Surprise, surprise–we live in a pretty divisive That
Giving $3 million over three years without a commitment to measurable results is not meaningful action from a company that does $6 billion in sales and wants to say it’s making a difference. Gillette’s
Just after the 2018 midterm elections, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) saw dozens of its email addresses targeted in a spear-phishing attack, Politico reports the DNC said in a Thursday night filing.
After all this time, apparently all it took was a documentary. Journalist Jim DeRogatis had been doggedly reporting on R. Kelly’s many alleged sex crimes for years, but something about actually hearing
“”The years 2019 and 2020 are the most important in recent memory for funding the fight against disease.” The hardest part about stopping some of the world’s worst diseases isn’t developing things like
The list of R. Kelly’s public accusers is about to get longer. In a surprise special tonight, NBC Dateline says it will reveal new information about the scandal-ridden music artist and his decades-long
On Thursday night, the Merriam-Webster Twitter account helpfully tweeted a link to the definition of a relatively obscure legal term: suborn. The term means to induce someone to commit perjury, meaning
The brand has pulled a new ad after its claim of being more reliable than Honda, Toyota, and Ford was challenged. Whether you love, hate, or ignore Chevy’s long-running “Real People, Not Actors” campaign,
Try to buy one of the few electric cars on the market from the big car companies and you’ll find that they really don’t want to do it. Head to a Ford dealership and ask about an F-150. You will be shown
Ending the shutdown won’t curtail the hiring opportunities, says one expert. It’s like divorce: Once you start thinking about leaving, the odds that it will happen go up dramatically. When the U.S. federal
Schedule work-free hours and plan for busy periods. Anyone who works is apt to struggle in one regard or another. For some, it’s a matter of dealing with a bad boss or obnoxious coworkers. For others,
We know that Alexa is listening and phone carriers are selling your location data. But until now, we didn’t know your fitness tracker was cluing the authorities in about your history of organized crime.
Footage of the 2013 Lac-Mégantic rail disaster appear in “Bird Box,” as part of the film’s world-building, and the mayor of the Quebec town is not happy about it. It was a tragic accident with mass casualties.
If you have been spending time trolling people from your private Twitter account, in the words of Ricky Ricardo, you may have a little ‘splainin’ to do. Twitter said today that it has discovered a security
How one entrepreneur learned to turn a no into a yes. I often reflect on how lucky I am to have been taught, early on, the two most valuable words in business: just ask. As an entrepreneur who felt in
And this time, it’s got a powerful motor that offers a speed assist to riders. I don’t like electric bikes. They’re usually ugly, quite ugly, or extremely ugly. But a bike presented at the annual Consumer
Imagine if home renovations weren’t an absolute, all-consuming nightmare, and instead you could pick a kitchen design you liked, buy it, and have it installed? That’s the vision behind a collaboration
Artist James Niehues has hand-painted nearly 200 ski maps in his 30-year career. If you’ve been skiing, chances are you’re very familiar with the work of one particular artist. And no, this artist isn’t
It was only after I sold my company that I made a dramatic discovery, that many before me had already made: joining a gym can turn your life around. During the 30 years that I was building my company,