‘Spying & threats’: Assange complains of ‘more subtle’ silencing than Khashoggi

Julian Assange has accused his Ecuadorean hosts of spying and feeding information to US authorities, and slammed attempts to block his journalistic work as a more subtle way of silencing than the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. Suggesting there were “facts of espionage” inside the embassy, the WikiLeaks co-founder expressed concern during a hearing in Quito […]

The Spurs had a subtle difference in their goodbye messages to Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green, and some believe it’s a petty shot at the team’s departing superstar

@Spurs / Twitter The San Antonio Spurs traded beleaguered superstar Kawhi Leonard away to the Toronto Raptors along with Danny Green in exchange for DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Poeltl, and a 2019 pick. After the deal was made official, the Spurs sent both Leonard and Green off with farewell posts from the team’s official Twitter account. Some fans on […]

Why Curie’s no Einstein: A subtle gender bias in science

Enlarge / Who’s this? If your answer didn’t include “Albert,” you’re pretty typical. (credit: Columbia University) When we talk about the most famous scientists, we’re often on a last name basis. For figures like Darwin and Einstein, first names and even titles like “professor” seem irrelevant. We know who they are, and a single name […]

Lewis Hamilton: Mercedes star aims subtle jibe at Nico Rosberg over criticism

The two had a fractious relationship when at Mercedes together between 2014 and 2016, and that rivalry was rekindled by Rosberg’s comments earlier this week. The 32-year-old has joined Sky Sports’ coverage team for the upcoming F1 season and pinpointed Hamilton’s apparent inconsistency throughout a season. Rosberg explained: “He has these periods where he is […]

There’s a subtle trick to tell the difference between intuition and over-thinking, according to a relationship expert

胡 卓亨 / Unsplash Being in love can mask our intuition and make us ignore warning signs. But sometimes, we may have a gut instinct something isn’t right. It can be tricky to work out when you should listen to your intuition, or dismiss it as irrational. One way to try and work it out […]

Subtle Shifts ⚖️

Win Mcnamee / Getty Images Chief Justice John Roberts last year. WASHINGTON — Thirteen years into the job, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. remains a conservative — but he has shifted to a more moderate position among the conservative justices on the court, a small change with potentially dramatic consequences. Among the justices appointed […]

These are the subtle signs your partner could be lying to you in a text message

Luke Porter / Unsplash It is difficult to tell if you are being lied to, especially if it’s over text message. New research may have uncovered a few tell-tale signs that the person you’re texting might not be telling the truth. Instant messaging, including text messages, Facebook chat, and Whatsapp, have become our main port […]

Megyn Kelly’s debut outfit on the Today Show is similar to one of Melania Trump’s most infamous outfits — and it could be a subtle dig at the president

Megyn Kelly TODAY Megyn Kelly launched her new show with a fashion choice that some people think could be a dig at President Trump.  Kelly’s new NBC show, “Megyn Kelly Today,” debuted on Monday. For the premiere episode, Kelly wore a pussy bow blouse — a type of shirt that has become linked to the president since […]

Arsenal news: Arsene Wenger delivers subtle hint over Alexis Sanchez stance

On the face of it, Arsene Wenger was in full denial mode that the decision to start the Chile international the Europa League and Carabao Cup but initially to sit him out of the last two Premier League matches was in no form a punishment for the shenanigans of the summer. But, given it was […]