The mother of an 8-year-old migrant boy who died in Border Patrol custody says he wasn’t sick on his journey to the US

Catarina Gomez via Associated Press Catarina Alonzo, the mother of 8-year-old Felipe Gomez Alonzo, said her son wasn’t ill on his journey to the United States. Felipe is the second child to die this month in Border Patrol custody. His mother’s comments contradicted President Donald Trump’s tweets on Saturday, which said the two children were […]

Gigi Hadid wore a shirt held together by a single button, but that wasn’t even the boldest part of her all-orange outfit

Splash News On Tuesday, Gigi Hadid was spotted in New York City wearing an all-orange outfit. The model’s shirt was held together by a single small button. But her lace-covered orange jeans, made by sustainable couture label RVDK, and $ 1,295 printed Christian Louboutin boots stole the show. Bella Hadid wore a similar style of […]

War Stories: Thief’s intuitive stealth system wasn’t intuitive to design

Video shot by Justin Wolfson, edited by Lee Manansala. Click here for transcript. Update: On November 30, 1998, gamers began to learn that being stealthy could be a viable strategy, too—that’s because game developers at Looking Glass released the landmark first-person sneaker, Thief: The Dark Project. As writer Richard Moss outlined in his history of […]

Book Excerpt: The Secrets and Lies of the Coen Brothers’ ‘The Man Who Wasn’t There’

One of the pleasures of the big, handsome, mid-to-late career monographs that Abrams Books has made a specialty (they also released Matt Zoller Seitz’s books on Wes Anderson and Oliver Stone, and Tom Shone’s volumes on Martin Scorsese and, this fall, Quentin Tarantino) is that they allow us to appreciate the “minor” entries of those […]

A business coach with an online empire says there was a clear sign every job she tried wasn’t meant to be her career

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Marie Forleo is a business and life coach; more than 40,000 members pay for her “B-School” class. Before becoming a life coach, Forleo worked on the New York Stock Exchange, was a bartender, dance class instructor, and had a brief stint in ad sales. Forleo realized being her own boss made her […]

The road to bipedalism wasn’t straight and narrow

Enlarge / The 3.32 million-year-old foot from an Australopithecus afarensis toddler from different angles on the left, next to the fossil remains of an adult Australopithecus foot on the right. Credit: Jeremy DeSilva & Cody Prang (credit: Jeremy DeSilva and Cody Prang) Early hominins’ four smaller toes had adapted to bipedal walking by around 4.4 […]