Spy charm? After interviewing Putin, Fox host set off to vacation in St. Petersburg, Russia

While Fox News anchor Chris Wallace and Vladimir Putin were at loggerheads during their sit-down in Helsinki, Wallace seems to have decided to see for himself where they make them like that, and he set off for a Russian holiday. Wallace, a veteran Fox News host who interviewed Putin in the wake of the Monday […]

‘Deeply unhappy’ Sarah Ferguson continues public charm offensive after royal wedding snub

Sarah Ferguson, the ex wife of Prince Andrew, 58, visited Huddersfield yesterday. The Duchess of York seemed in good spirits despite reports she is “deeply unhappy” about matters related to royal wedding invitations. On Monday last week it was reported that Fergie, the mother of Prince Harry’s cousins, Princess Eugenie, 28, and Princess Beatrice, 29, […]

Fourth Time's The Charm

Cornell University food behavior scientist Brian Wansink has retracted yet another problematic study. This makes his fourth full retraction this year, along with at least eight corrections published or forthcoming. The just-retracted paper, which looked at the shopping habits of World War II veterans, was published in 2016 in the journal Frontiers of Psychology. In […]

How to charm the bots in charge of hiring for your dream job

GUEST: As artificial intelligence technology rapidly evolves to transform industries like health care and virtually assist people’s lives, the hope is matched by concern about the displacement of human roles. At the same time, deployed AI platforms in today’s business world augment processes at a more rapid pace than they replace them. While we’ve yet […]

Minimalist Paintings of Produce That Evoke the Weird Charm of City Living

Toronto-based artist Caitlyn Murphy, who we first learned about on the Jealous Curator, creates tactile gouache-on-paper paintings of produce that city people are all too familiar with. You know, the kind of bananas that are spotted like leopards and tomatoes so overripe they collapse under even your sharpest knife. There are no precious display stands […]

Third Time's The Charm?

View this image › Trump speaks during a rally Wednesday in Nashville after his second travel order was blocked by a federal court. Nicholas Kamm /AFP / Getty Images Here’s what’s happening: President Trump’s revised order banning travel from six Muslim-majority countries for three months and halting the refugee resettlement program for four months was […]

Suite dreams: Admirable charm at The Hoste in Burnham Market

Located in the heart of the stunning North Norfolk coast, with its endless golden-sand beaches, it came as no surprise that this very hotel hosted Lord Admiral Nelson, who favoured the four-poster Room 5. There are royal connections too, with Prince William and Kate popping in for a drink in the wood-panelled bar after browsing […]