Mark Jacobson

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Why a fight with Benjamin Netanyahu is good news for Jeremy Corbyn

With the row over the wreath into its fourth day, Corbyn had been fighting a clumsy rearguard action. A fight with Bibi shifts things onto safer …

Great Britain

Instagram Girls of the Month – August ’18

From the nearest restaurant to the furthest beach, Instagram girls are living it up in style and proving as much one picture at a time. And while you …

Cute

Anker Mars II projector promises solid summer fun

Anker, a popular if battery and cable company, recently announced the Mars II projector under its Nebula brand. The company, which primarily sells via Amazon, is expanding out of batteries and cables and is now creating audio and other portable AV gear. This compact, battery-powered DLP projector …

Here's what losing weight does to your body and brain

<i>This video was originally published on October 29, 2017.</i><p><i>Special thanks to John Gunstad, professor with the Department of Psychological Sciences at Kent State University, for speaking with us about his cutting-edge research on how losing weight affects brain function. Following is a transcript of</i> …

Kent State

How to Use Siri to Search for Objects in Photos

Activate Siri by pressing and holding the Home button. Or say, "Hey Siri," if you have that function enabled.<p>Tell Siri something along the lines of, “Siri search Photos for [Object].” In this case, the objects we’re looking for are trees.<p>Unlock your phone (if it was locked).<p>Siri will show you all …

Mossberg: Apple’s new watchOS 3 shows the virtue of starting over

Yes, there’s new hardware. But the software may be the bigger leap.<p><i>Welcome to Mossberg, a weekly commentary and</i> <i>reviews column on The Verge</i> <i>and</i> <i>Recode</i> <i>by veteran tech journalist Walt Mossberg, now an executive editor at The Verge and editor at large of</i> <i>Recode</i><i>.</i><p>The tech industry loves to extol its ability …

The world might be about to find out whether a ‘Nazi gold train’ is really hidden in Poland

By Rick Noack<p>, Reporter<p>LONDON — When two men claimed to have found a mysterious train filled with Nazi gold last fall in Poland, it all seemed too spectacular to be true. Skepticism of the alleged finding quickly overtook the initial enthusiasm.<p>This week, we may finally find out whether the Nazi …

World History

The 5 healthiest (and tastiest) frozen veggie burgers

The veggie burger has come a long way, from menu afterthought to backyard BBQ staple that anyone—yes, that includes meat-eaters—can enjoy. While some …

Here’s What Happened to Apple’s Third Co-Founder

It was 40 years ago, on April 1, 1976, that three men signed a contract that would go down in history.<p>“WHEREAS,” it read, “Mr. Stephen G. Wozniak …

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-Essay- MUNICH — Artists are now using anti-Semitism and Islamism to shock, and that’s not surprising. But if both listeners and rappers started to …

Chipotle Will Now Utilize Pre-Shredded Cheese and Already-Chopped Tomatoes

Following Chipotle's numerous foodborne illness outbreaks, the burrito giant is making significant changes to the way it prepares food. The chain that has long tooted its own horn about "freshness" and "integrity" will now be doing less prep in-house to minimize risks for its customers.<p>According to …

Target made a huge mistake that helped one of its biggest competitors

While the retailer had its biggest online-shopping day ever this Cyber Monday, due to a 15%-off sitewide offer, Lee Schafer writes in the Star Tribune that the best day ever could have been a lot better if the company hadn't made a deal with Amazon in 2001.<p>Specifically, if Target had established …

eCommerce

Planning a Switch to Apple?

Once upon a time, businesses wanted to switch to Apple devices because their Windows computers were virus laden, antiquated, and falling behind the innovation curve. These days, Windows computers are much better in all of these regards; however, Apple still provides a number of value propositions …

Warren Moon's Ex-Wife Was Arrested For Engaging in a Sexual Act in Public

Warren Moon’s 21-year marriage to Felicia Moon ended in 2002. He’s been remarried (to this woman) since 2005. Will this story from KHOU generate …

273,000 union workers face pension cuts

Pension benefits for retirees used to be untouchable, but thousands of former workers are being told that their monthly checks could take a hit.<p>One of the largest pension funds in the country says it needs to cut benefits for 273,000 current and future retirees.<p>If the cuts aren't made, the Central …

Retirement

Time Out New York

Go to the content Go to the footer<p>New York<p><b>Popular cities</b> London New York Paris Chicago Los Angeles Lisbon Hong Kong Sydney Melbourne Porto Singapore …

Robin Williams: his 50 funniest quotes

Hiroshima: What 70 years of reconstruction looks like

By Nick Kirkpatrick<p>, Photo editor<p>At 8:15 a.m. on Aug. 6, 1945, the first bomb exploded over Hiroshima killing, by some estimates, 140,000 people, and destroying 90 percent of the city. But near its hypocenter only one building was left standing.<p>[<i>69th anniversary: The dome that survived</i>]<p>Seventy …

Hiroshima

10 Perks Companies Should Offer To Boost Productivity

The same old motivational secrets don’t really motivate you after you’ve read them for the tenth time, do they?<p>How about a unique spin on …

Time Management

5 things most millennials don't know about saving for retirement

With such little disposable income, many millennials find they have no room to contribute to retirement savings. And many experts now believe millennials will not have enough money to last for retirement or, worse, will be forced to retire well into their 7os.<p>But there's still hope for this …

Retirement

The Best Dressed of the Cannes Film Festival

The most talented and strikingly beautiful have gathered in the South of France for the Cannes Film Festival. Lupita floated down the red carpet in Gucci in a swirl of emerald green, Zoë Kravitz was a dream in Valentino, Charlize Theron looked ravishing in a rich-yellow Dior gown, and Emma Stone …

Sex Q&A: What Should I Do With My Boyfriend's Small Penis?

Let's have an honest discussion about sex with a smaller-than-average guy.<p><i>Welcome to the new BuzzFeed Sex Q&A where you can ask us your awkward, confusing, gross, embarrassing, or thought-provoking questions, and we'll provide answers from leading sexual health experts. Have a question about sex or</i> …

This "SNL" Spoof Of "A League Of Their Own" Is Spot On

"So, can I play baseball?"

Meet The Weather Underground’s Bomb Guru

In an excerpt from his new book about 60s-era radicalism Vanity Fair special correspondent Bryan Burrough delves into the disastrous Village townhouse explosion caused by the Weather Underground, and introduces the man who became the group’s “bomb guru” in its wake.<p>Ever since 9/11, the threat of …

20 Indoor Plants for the Small-Space Gardener

All of these beauties are easy to keep alive.<p>If your home wasn't blessed with tons of square footage, that doesn't mean you can't flex your green thumb. All of these plants take up minimal space, require little sun (a <i>must</i> when you only have a few windows to work with), and are basically made for …

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The Unexpected Tool That Will Solve Life's Tiny Messes

Besides on your clothes, of course.<p><i>This story originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.</i><p>Ah, the humble lint roller. It's lightweight. It's sticky. You always have one handy in your sock drawer. And it makes quick work of picking up life's tiny messes when you don't feel like getting the vacuum …

Cleaning