Zuckerberg says stepping down at Facebook is ‘not the plan’

Once again, there has been a bombshell report about Facebook and once again, execs are doing the rounds on cable news. This time instead of Sheryl Sandberg, it’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and his tone in a CNN Business interview was not nearly as apologetic as we saw the company earlier this year after news broke […]

The largest US active-duty mobilization to US-Mexico border under Trump may already be winding down

John Moore/Getty Images Just weeks after President Donald Trump ordered nearly 6,000 troops to the US-Mexico border, the largest active-duty mobilization to the border during his presidency, some of those troops will start heading home. The expected end date for the operation is December 15, but some troops that are either not needed or have completed […]

A top Australian wedding magazine was forced to shut down after getting called out for excluding same-sex couples in its pages

Lucas Schifres/Getty Images A top Australian wedding magazine was forced to shut its doors after it recieved backlash for refusing to feature same-sex couples in its spread. White Magazine’s founders issued a statement explaining that it was “no longer economically viable” after advertisers began pulling out of the publication over its beliefs.  According to the […]

If in doubt, blame the Jets: New York fan puts drink-driving charge down to NFL team's poor form

A disgruntled New York Jets fan has tried to justify a charge of drink driving by blaming his not-so-beloved team. Jets fan Christopher Greyshock from West Milford was charged for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) after being involved in a crash last weekend, when he drove into the back of another vehicle at 5:15pm on Sunday […]

Google goes down after major BGP mishap routes traffic through China

Enlarge (credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/bfishadow/5668460325) Google lost control of several million of its IP addresses for more than an hour on Monday in an event that intermittently made its search and other services unavailable to many users and also caused problems for Spotify and other Google cloud customers. While Google said it had no reason to believe […]

Creditors urge Sears to shut down all its stores, calling its plan for survival ‘wishful thinking’ (SHLD)

AP Photo/Charlie Riedel Sears‘ unsecured creditors are urging the company to shut down all of its remaining stores.  In a bankruptcy filing, the creditors slammed Sears’ plan to stay in business as “nothing more than wishful thinking” and “an unjustified and foolhardy gamble with other people’s money.” Sears has proposed cutting its store count to roughly […]

‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Director Rob Marshall Breaks Down the New Cast [Set Visit]

I visited the London set of Mary Poppins Returns back in 2017 and came away thoroughly charmed. Director Rob Marshall‘s upcoming sequel to the Disney classic looks to have its heart in the right place every step of the way, complete with two thoroughly charming leads, elaborate musical numbers, and even an extended animation sequence […]

Artist Laurent Durieux Breaks Down Every Poster in His New Mondo Show

Laurent Durieux belongs on the short list of the best pop culture artists working today. His classical style, his subtle wit, and his attention to detail lead to posters that are often astonishing to behold. Austin’s Mondo Gallery is playing host to Durieux’s latest gallery show, titled “The Art of Laurent Durieux Part Two”, which opens today […]

U.S. takes down Canada for 4th straight Four Nations Cup title

The U.S. women's hockey team claimed its fourth straight Four Nations Cup title Saturday with a 5-2 win over host Canada. Holders of the world and Olympic titles, the American women reinforced their status as the No. 1 women's team in the world by beating their archrivals on home ice at the SaskTel Centre. The […]