Opera shows off its smart new redesign that’s just like all the other browsers

Enlarge / Both the new dark view and light view look good. (credit: Opera) Opera has unveiled a new look and feel for its browser. Expected to ship in version 59, codenamed “Reborn 3” (R3), the new appearance adopts the same square edges and clean lines that we’ve seen in other browsers, giving the browser […]

Doctor Who spoilers: BBC REJECTED Hollywood star in shock casting 'They were like, Um, no'

Whoopi Goldberg has let slip she asked Doctor Who executives if she could play the first female Time Lord. The 63-year-old Hollywood actress spoke of her ambition to portray the legendary character on David Tennant’s podcast. However, the mother-of-one was rejected by BBC bosses, who later gave the role to British actress Jodie Whittaker. Recounting […]

The polar vortex engulfing the US has left 21 people dead. Here’s why events like this might be getting more common.

AP The polar vortex swept parts of the US Midwest and East Coast this week, forcing millions of Americans to contend with subzero temperatures.  The polar vortex is an area of circulating cold air that rings the planet’s North and South poles. Sometimes that vortex destabilizes, sending surges of Arctic air south. Windchill temperatures were as […]

I Got to Fly Around North America Like a Pro Athlete on Air Canada’s VIP Jet

Flying Like a Pro Athlete on an Air Canada Jetz A319 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 […]

The Pelicans shared a photo on Instagram celebrating ‘True Teammates’ that looked like a shot at Anthony Davis and his trade request

Chris Graythen/Getty Images New Orleans Pelicans superstar Anthony Davis announced his desire to be traded on Monday. Just hours after the news became public, the Pelicans posted a picture to Instagram celebrating “True Teammates,” which some saw as a shot at Davis. While it’s possible the timing of the post was a coincidence, the awkward […]

How to Pack Your Suitcase Like Marie Kondo

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Shameless Winter Premiere Recap: Like Father, Like Daughter — Plus, Grade It!

After Shameless‘ Season 9 winter premiere on Sunday, you might have been left wondering: Has Fiona officially become Frank? From the second the episode starts, it’s clear that Fi is in trouble. She’s drinking vodka first thing in the morning and then at work, while lashing out at customers and going on a weird rampage […]

Most people like PopSockets phone grips, but I think they’re overrated — here’s why I prefer the Speck GrabTab instead

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Connie Chen/Business Insider While many of my colleagues and friends love their PopSockets grips, I think they’re overrated.  In my experience, the Speck GrabTab ($ 9.95) is a […]

‘It’s never going to be easy’: Former kidnapping victims explain what the long healing process will be like for 13-year-old Jayme Closs

Barron County Sheriff’s Department via AP, Barron County Sheriff’s Department/Facebook Jayme Closs, 13, has been found alive in rural Wisconsin nearly three months after a man allegedly murdered her parents and kidnapped her. Former kidnapping victims Elizabeth Smart and Katie Beers said Jayme has a long, challenging healing process ahead of her. They said the […]