Did Free Pens Cause the Opioid Crisis?

Chiara Zarmati Early in Dopesick, a book examining how Purdue Pharma helped addict an alarming number of Americans to opioids, Beth Macy writes about the army of drug reps who pushed the painkiller OxyContin. In its approach to sales, Macy shows, Purdue was scientific. Using information purchased from a data-mining firm, the company determined which […]

European Court of Justice rules Britain free to revoke Brexit unilaterally

The UK is free to unilaterally revoke a notification to depart from the EU, the European Court has ruled. The judicial body said this could be done without changing the terms of London’s membership in the bloc. The European Court of Justice (ECJ) opined in a document issued on Monday that Britain can reverse Article […]

Move over France: Free promotion sparks 'cheesecake riot' in US

Embattled restaurant workers were forced to call in the police after a promotion for free cheesecake delivery led to chaos in the streets of Virginia. Seething crowds, blockaded traffic and clashes with police this Wednesday let the world know what motivation Americans needed to finally stand up and fight: free cheesecake. This was only the […]

Red Dead Redemption 2 horse: How to get a FREE HORSE and other free items

Players begin Red Dead Online with an unimpressive horse – a problem when the sheer scale of the game is considered. This makes getting a decent steed a primary concern. However earning enough dollars to buy an upgrade is hard work because of the notorious in-game economy and its parsimonious payouts. Note: this offer for […]

A24 Films Streaming on Kanopy: How to Get Access to the Best Free Streaming Service You’ve Never Heard Of

Good news: the full A24 collection is now streaming on Kanopy! And right about now, I can practically hear all of you asking: “What the heck is Kanopy?” Kanopy is one of the best streaming services you probably don’t know about. What makes it so great? It’s not just the selection – although that’s very […]

El Al Offers Free Round-Trip Ticket to Passengers on Shabbat-Diverted Flight

El Al Compensates Passengers on Shabbat-Diverted Flight Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not include all […]

Fortnite Black Friday DEALS: Cheap bundles, free V-bucks, Shop sale news

Fortnite fans can pick up bundle discounts and free V-bucks ahead of Black Friday 2018. Gamers can get into the spirit of Black Friday 2018 by grabbing discounted Fortnite bundles at Argos and Amazon. Down from the recommended £24.99 retail price, the recently released Fortnite Deep Freeze bundle has been reduced to £19.99 on Argos […]

YouTube Offering ‘The Terminator’, ‘Rocky’ and Dozens More Movies For Free (With Ads)

Maybe you’re familiar with this scenario: you really want to see a certain movie, but it’s not streaming anywhere online. You just paid rent, so you can’t afford to buy it right now. Maybe, in a moment of desperation, you turn to YouTube to see if a version has been uploaded there. It’s not your […]

What democracy? 70% of ‘not free’ countries get US military aid

Washington has a habit of bombing defenseless nations in the name of democracy, but isn’t the least bit squeamish about selling weapons and giving military aid to countries its own human rights watchdogs deem dictatorial. Freedom House, a US-based non-governmental organization (NGO) set up in 1941, publishes an annual Freedom in the World report, which […]

YouTube quietly offers free, ad-supported movies

YouTube is borrowing a page from Vudu’s playbook, in a manner of speaking. AdAge has confirmed that the Google video service quietly started adding free, ad-supported movies to its “Movies & Shows” section in October. The roughly 100-title collection largely revolves around old or unspectacular movies that are long past their money-making prime, such as […]