RuPaul’s Drag Race Recap: Which Girl Wasn’t Quite Golden Enough?

After watching Thursday’s episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race, I kind of feel like all Olympic athletes should be required to compete in high heels. With 10 queens left in the game, this week’s installment featured the franchise’s first-ever Drag-lympics — and not everyone involved was a good sport about it. Related But before the ladies […]

Airlines pledged to buy carbon offsets to slow warming, but that’s not enough

Enlarge / An Airbus SE A380 aircraft operated by Qantas Airways Ltd. approaches to land at Sydney Airport in Sydney, Australia, on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. (credit: Brendon Thorne/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Air travel is a major source of carbon pollution, and currently, there’s no real way to stop it (short of grounding flights). Jet […]

Bond 25 release date DELAYED again for Daniel Craig farewell: Fans have had enough

The hugely anticipated movie was originally expected to explode into cinemas later this year. The shock departure of Danny Boyle as director was announced by producers Barbra Brocolli and Michael Wilson, along with Craig himself, which was seen a measure of how much power the actor now exerts over his run in the franchise. Following […]

AMD Radeon VII: A 7nm-long step in the right direction, but is that enough?

The AMD Radeon VII, which shipped to members of the press with a stand of sorts. Specs at a glance: AMD Radeon VII CUDA CORES 3,840 TEXTURE UNITS 240 ROPS 64 CORE CLOCK 1,400MHz BOOST CLOCK 1,800MHz MEMORY BUS WIDTH 4,096-bit MEMORY BANDWIDTH 1,024GB/s MEMORY SIZE 16GB HBM2 Outputs 3x DisplayPort 1.4, 1x HDMI 2.0b Release […]

Not ‘inclusive’ enough? US student told to remove ‘F*** Nazis’ sign as it provokes ‘mixed feelings’

The University of Massachusetts, Amherst, has landed itself in hot water after staff asked a student to remove a sign, condemning Nazis, from her dorm window over “issues of inclusion.” Junior student, Nicole Parsons, placed a sign reading “F*** Nazis. You are not welcome here” in her dorm window earlier in December. A week later, […]

Germany introduces 3rd gender… but LGBT groups say three’s not enough

Germany is allowing citizens to register their newborn children as a third gender –diverse– and even to change their own legal gender, so long as they have a doctor’s certificate. LGBT groups say the requirement is discriminatory. The “diverse” classification is intended to meet the needs of intersex people whose anatomy does not fit typical […]

Trump reportedly thought Janet Yellen was not tall enough to lead the Federal Reserve

Mark Wilson/Getty Images President Donald Trump reportedly believed former Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen was too short to be reappointed to lead the Fed. Trump reportedly asked aides whether they thought Yellen was tall enough, at 5-foot-3 inches, to be reappointed. Based on other reports, Trump has commented on the physical appearance of other senior […]

This Ex-Democrat Mississippi Senator Is '100 percent' With Trump. Is It Enough?

Editor’s note: This story is an OZY encore that first appeared in September. Cindy Hyde-Smith faces Democrat Mike Espy in a nationally watched run-off election Tuesday, November 27. Cindy Hyde-Smith appears as harmless as a Southern grandmother and as alluring as a Venus flytrap. “You don’t get too hot. Stay hydrated!” she says to one […]