Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is facing backlash for encouraging people to visit Myanmar, where social media may have helped fuel a mass genocide

AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey sparked outrage with his positive Tweets about his recent trip to Myanmar. Social media platforms — including Facebook and Twitter — may have worsened a humanitarian crisis there. Twitter users are responding criticizing Dorsey’s posts for being “tone-deaf.” Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey recently visited Pyin Oo Lwin, […]

Verizon/AOL helped advertisers track kids online, must now pay $5M fine

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Westend61) Verizon-owned AOL helped advertisers track children online in order to serve targeted ads, in violation of a federal children’s privacy law, and has agreed to pay a fine of $ 4.95 million, New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood announced today. “The Attorney General’s Office found that AOL conducted billions […]

LeBron James says being a father has helped him learn how to be a better leader and teammate

Ronald Cortes/Getty Images A crucial component to LeBron James’ success throughout his outstanding 16-year career has been the ability to rely on and support his teammates through good times and bad. In a recent appearance on Tim Ferriss’ podcast, James discussed the influence being a father has had on his leadership abilities and his interactions […]

How the great American road trip helped me deal with my father’s death

David Leffler November 12, 2018 Share this article It was supposed to be the ultimate father-son bonding trip but, after his father died of cancer, David Leffler was left to embark on his epic American road trip alone. To his surprise, each kilometer brought him closer to salvation. On an icy morning in early December, […]

A 30-year-old who’s saving half her income says kicking 2 daily habits helped her bank an extra $1,000 a month

Courtesy of Angela Rozmyn Angela Rozmyn lives in Seattle with her husband and son and works as a LEED building accreditation professional. They’re saving close to 50% of their income and plan to retire in their early 40s. Over the last two years, Rozmyn reduced her family’s food spending from a monthly average of $ […]

Video: The people who helped make Star Control 2 did a ton of other stuff

Video shot by Sean Dacaney and edited by Evan Watkin. Click here for transcript. Earlier this week, we brought you our War Stories interview with Star Control & Star Control 2 creators Fred Ford and Paul Reiche III, wherein the two designers discussed issues that almost derailed the games during their development. But our talk […]

How Michael Biehn’s Agent Helped Save ‘The Terminator’

The Terminator is now a lucrative franchise with a sixth movie on the way. In 1984, it was a struggle just to get the studio to screen the original. film. Producer Gale Anne Hurd was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at Screamfest and spoke about her work before screenings of Aliens and The Terminator. “Even […]

The Stolen Campaign Documents That Helped Reagan Win the Presidency

It was about as high stakes a presidential debate as there has been in American history. When President Jimmy Carter and Republican party nominee Ronald Reagan squared off on Oct. 28, 1980, in Cleveland for their one and only debate of that election, there was just one week to go before Americans cast their ballots. […]

Tougher emissions rules helped cut US air pollution deaths in half

There’s little doubt that air quality has generally improved in the US in recent decades, but quantifying that improvement has been difficult. However, a recently published University of North Carolina study might have produced a more tangible figure. The NASA- and EPA-backed report determined that American deaths from air pollution dropped by 47 percent between […]