The Masked Singer’s Penguin on How Beyoncé Inspired Her Eagle Attack and How Lizzo Taught Her the Truth Hurts

Warning: This post contains spoilers for Wednesday’s The Masked Singer. If you thought The Masked Singer‘s Penguin was on fire in her smackdown round against Eagle a few episodes back, you don’t know how right you were. The black-and-white bird’s impassioned performance of Fifth Harmony’s “I’m Worth It” led to her victory that night — […]

‘Bad for mental health’ Millennial sparks FURY claiming kids shouldn’t be taught about WW2

Wilshaw told Bentley: “People should know about the Second World War, the First World War, the conflicts which have taken place and a fight for freedom you and I enjoy.” The reality star replied: “I totally get that but I don’t think in needs to be put in such a young way to young children […]

I taught history at Georgetown for 60 years. Americans today are afraid of China, but most Americans know nothing about the average Chinese citizen.

VCG via Getty Images Today it looks like US-China relations are at their lowest point in decades, and that perception on both sides is clouded by misunderstanding and paranoia. The average American has no awareness of, nor exposure to, the average person in China.  Instead, Americans see 1.4 billion Chinese people and the handful of Chinese leaders […]

Billionaire investor Steve Case says the failure of the 2000 AOL Time Warner mega merger taught him a crucial lesson about execution

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Steve Case is the billionaire founding CEO of AOL and the head of Washington, DC-based venture-capital firm Revolution. In 2000, AOL bought Time Warner for $ 165 billion, making it the largest merger in history at the time. Case left in 2005, correctly predicting it was an unsustainable partnership. He said that […]

What Gandhi’s Wife Taught Him About Nonviolent Resistance

Welcome to The Thread, OZY’s hit weekly podcast. In Season 3, The Thread charts how a revolutionary idea — nonviolent resistance — changed the course of history. Subscribe now to follow The Thread on Apple or on OZY.com. It’s hard to overstate the significance of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Perhaps the single most important political leader […]

Instagram-famous pastry chef Amaury Guichon taught us how to make desserts — here’s how we stacked up

See Also: Leon’s Frozen Custard hasn’t changed since the 1950s and people in Wisconsin can’t get enough We tried stick on foot pads that claim to replace shoes — here’s how they measured up in the streets and on the beach A fair stand roams the country serving piled-high steak sandwiches — we got our […]

ProBeat: Oculus Connect 5 taught me Facebook Live still sucks

OPINION: As part of our Oculus Connect 5 coverage this week, we sent Dean Takahashi to the event in San Jose, California while the broader VentureBeat team supported him remotely by watching the livestream. Unfortunately, just like last year, Oculus chose Facebook Live. And just like last year, it was a poor experience. The day […]

How a day driving high-downforce cars at VIR taught me I’m OK being slow

(credit: Jonathan Gitlin) When the invitation to try out the new formula and sports prototype cars at Virginia International Raceway arrived in my inbox, I was pretty sure I’d have to politely decline. I could hear the boss’ response immediately: “So, you just want to spend a day at the track doing laps?” But this […]

‘I’m from a people who taught world to endure despite all odds’ – Asma Assad on her cancer battle

Syrian First Lady Asma Assad has addressed the public a day after revealing she is undergoing treatment for breast cancer, saying she shares the same resilience as her compatriots who have endured the hardships of war. “I belong to the [Syrian] people who’ve taught the world the endurance, the strength and facing the odds,” said […]