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It's a scary time to be unemployed. These people still chose to get laid off

World - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 23:50
Wendell Stinnett had been planning to work for at least another four years, maybe even eight. Instead he agreed this summer to walk away from the job he's had for 31 years.

These are the safest restaurant tables

World - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 22:33
Americans are flocking to their favorite restaurants again, especially those that have set up outdoor and indoor seating that follows the rules of social distancing.

'Sending the population to the slaughterhouse': Restaurants and bars open in Rio amid pandemic

World - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 21:32
A chilly wind ruffled tablecloths at the open-air restaurants along Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday. But it did little to dampen the enthusiasm of Pedro Assy as he prepared to open his simple eatery for the first time in more than three months.

Another Refinery29 leader steps down after allegations of toxic work culture

World - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 20:51
Amy Emmerich, global president and chief content officer of Refinery29, announced Thursday that she is stepping down from her position immediately.

Nick Cordero's wife says he may need a double lung transplant to recover from coronavirus

Entertainment - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 20:22
Nick Cordero would likely need a double lung transplant to heal the damage he's suffered from complications of Covid-19.

'Westworld' creators set to make 'Fallout' Amazon series based on video game franchise

Entertainment - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 19:41
"Westworld" creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy are creating a show for Amazon based on the "Fallout" video game franchise, according to a report from Variety.

21 Savage aiming to help kids with financial literacy during quarantine

Entertainment - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 19:38
21 Savage is expanding his mission to help underserved children during the pandemic.

Airline makes passengers wear face shields

World - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 19:31
Face masks on flights have quickly become the norm as travelers tentatively return to the skies, but Qatar Airways has taken this a step further, announcing that its passengers will be required to wear a face shield -- in addition to a face mask or face covering.

Watch the 'Queer Eye' team give the Flyers' mascot a makeover

Entertainment - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 19:25
Netflix released a mini-episode of reality show 'Queer Eye' featuring hockey team Philadelphia Flyers' mascot, Gritty.

Vanilla Ice weekend concert canceled in Texas

Entertainment - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 18:58
Vanilla Ice may want to stop, collaborate and listen regarding his planned holiday weekend concert.

Meet your new American patriots

Entertainment - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 18:43
The Patriots aren't just a football team.

Coronavirus: Testing sewage an 'easy win'

Science & Nature - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 16:00
Wastewater analysis could provide localised Covid-19 test results much earlier than at present.

Paris Jackson's portrayal as lesbian Jesus sparks backlash

Entertainment - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 14:56
Paris Jackson's portrayal of Jesus as a lesbian has attracted hundreds of thousands of signatures on a petition of protest.

'Warrior Nun' is Netflix's latest weird flight into the comic-book/fantasy genre

Entertainment - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 14:47
Netflix's everything-and-the-kitchen-sink programming strategy includes taking flyers on concepts that border on the bizarre, and so it is with "Warrior Nun." Inspired by Manga novels, this 10-episode series meanders a lot while offering a "Stranger Things"-type vibe, serving as a weird diversion that, on the road to goodness, doesn't even get halfway there.

'The Outpost' turns Jake Tapper's book into a tense but flawed vision of war

Entertainment - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 14:46
"The Outpost" manages to be both harrowing and less than completely involving, a movie that can be admired for its visceral portrayal of war while leaving the characters underdeveloped. Director Rod Lurie has presented an ode to valor and heroism, but leaves the storytelling mission only half completed.

Jeff Bezos is so rich he just set a new record

World - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 14:22
The economy might be a shambles, but Jeff Bezos' wallet couldn't tell. He's now worth nearly $172 billion, a new record for the world's richest person, according to Bloomberg Billionaire Index.

Nasa Mars rover: Perseverance launch pushed back again

Science & Nature - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 11:57
The launch of Nasa's Mars rover Perseverance is delayed again to 30 July at the earliest.
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