Facebook hires top Google engineer to head its chip development

Google snapped up a few Apple chip design talents over the past year to create its own processors, but now it has lost one of its own to another rival. According to Bloomberg, Facebook has hired Shahriar Rabii to head its silicon development efforts. Based on his LinkedIn profile, Rabii led the group that designs […]

You can now buy avocados the size of your head in Australia for $12 each

NatashaPhoto/iStock You can now buy enormous head-sized avocados in Australia. The 1.2kg avocados have been dubbed Avozillas. They’re selling fast despite the £9 ($ 12). Avozillas apparently taste identical to regular avocados, but with a softer finish that makes them slightly easier to spread. A new giant-sized variety of the avocado is being sold in Australia […]

Uber’s head of HR resigns after an investigation into how she handled allegations of racial discrimination

Tero Vesalainen/Shutterstock Uber’s Chief People Officer Liane Hornsey resigned in an email to staff, following an investigation into how she handled allegations of racial discrimination. Hornsey is head of Uber’s human resources department and one of the firm’s top spokespeople on diversity and discrimination issues. She had been in the role for about 18 months. […]

Endless Pressure and Public Scandal Leads to Pruitt’s Resignation as EPA Head

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, who spearheaded the Trump administration’s initiative to roll back Obama-era fuel economy standards for light vehicles, has resigned. Even after assuming the position, Pruitt remained a tough sell as head of the EPA. His stance on climate change was uncharacteristic of any modern-day environmentalist and he seemed utterly bent […]

Trump tweet: EPA head Scott Pruitt is resigning

Enlarge / Former administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency Scott Pruitt. (credit: Getty Images) On Thursday, President Trump tweeted that Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt had submitted his resignation. Pruitt had been considered among the most loyal of Trump’s appointees, but the former Oklahoma Attorney General made headlines over the past several months with […]

2019 BMW X4 First Drive Review | A head versus heart argument

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Two steel giants are merging — despite Trump’s move to turn the industry on its head

Thomson Reuters Tata Steel and Germany’s Thyssenkrupp, two huge steel businesses, have agreed to merge. The German-based company’s executive board approved the plans on Friday after signing a memorandum of understanding last September. The deal comes at a time when President Donald Trump’s tariff agenda has turned the global steel industry upside down.   Tata […]

I asked a marriage counselor for the 3 most common sex and relationship problems she sees, and they turn conventional wisdom on its head

Courtesy of Rachel Sussman Marriage and relationships can be challenging. New York City-based marriage counselor Rachel Sussman shared three compelling insights related to sex and relationships, including the idea that “opposites attract” isn’t always true. This post is part of Relationships 101, a series which aims to help us all be happier and healthier in love […]

Lifelike reconstruction of Julius Caesar reveals extraordinary head (PHOTO)

A new 3D reconstruction of Julius Caesar’s head gives unprecedented insight into what the famous Roman emperor looked like all those years ago – including the bizarre proportions of his cranium. The bust was revealed at an event to promote a new book on Caesar by archaeologist Tom Buijtendorp at at the National Museum of […]