Lowe’s and Home Depot have emergency command centers monitoring Florence and thousands of trucks loaded and ready to go to stores in the storm’s path (HD, LOW)

Ken Blevins/The Star-News via AP Hurricane Florence has people turning to local hardware and supply stores like Lowe’s, Home Depot, and Ace for assistance that the government can’t necessarily provide. These outlets have emergency command centers and meteorologists on duty. After 2017’s brutal hurricane season, Home Depot had revenue of more than $ 100 billion, […]

‘God bless us all if this man continues on this path’: Puerto Rican mayor rips into Trump’s disaster-relief effort amid Hurricane Florence

Getty Images/Joe Raedle Mayor Carmen Cruz of San Juan, Puerto Rico blasted President Donald Trump’s assertion that his administration’s response to Hurricane Maria was an “unsung success” and “incredibly successful.” “The president keeps adding insult to injury and I think his words are despicable,” Cruz said. “They really do not have any connection with reality.” […]

The Air Force wants to fight its severe pilot shortage with a special career path for fliers

(US Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham) The head of Air Mobility Command says he keeps asking himself what he got the US Air Force into after working with the service to launch the Aviator Technical Track program. But Gen. Carlton Everhart is betting that the experimental program will have more benefits than costs at […]

Path of Exile’s next Challenge League is Delve, an infinite dungeon launching August 31

PREVIEW: Path of Exile‘s upcoming Challenge League is about to supersize the megadungeon. Delve launches on PC August 31 in an infinite dungeon, an adventuring complex without end. You roll up a new character and head into the Azurite Mine, and as you explore, you find that the darkness is full of dangers. But if […]

Microsoft is trying to become the ‘Netflix of Gaming,’ putting it on the path to $1 trillion (MSFT)

YouTube/Xbox Microsoft could soon finish developing the next big thing in gaming.  Some on Wall Street haven’t appreciated Microsoft’s gaming potential, according to Morgan Stanley analyst Keith Weiss.  The gaming business is seeing a shift away from hardware and into software and streaming, which is in Microsoft’s wheelhouse. That puts Microsoft on the path to […]

The Path to Your New Career

OZY has come together with JPMorgan Chase to bring you a special series, giving you an inside look at how the world’s workplace is changing. Whether it’s in business, law or science, an emerging group of men and women worldwide are redefining what it means to be a powerhouse in today’s workforce. And plenty are […]

Himalayan Trekking Goes Off the Beaten Path

Time: 10–15 days. Distance: 75–95 miles. Elevation: 14,000–18,000 feet. Rating: Difficult to strenuous. For 70-year-old Ajmal Sobhan, these statistics that define high-altitude trekking in Nepal are annual must-haves. The retired surgeon from Virginia visits the Himalayan nation every year to quench his thirst for adventure. The base camps of Mount Everest and Mount Annapurna, the […]

Designated Survivor: ABC Boss Was Concerned About Show's 'Creative Path Forward,' Prompting Cancellation

The decision to cancel Designated Survivor was not purely ratings-driven, per ABC president Channing Dungey. During a conference call with reporters Tuesday, the exec cited the series’ anemic “live” ratings as only part of the Kiefer Sutherland drama’s woes. “Creatively, we’ve had a lot of behind-the-scenes churn on the show in terms of the number […]