While those in the prime of their life were victims of both the war and the flu, the war took young men. Women (mainly volunteer nurses and expecting mothers), Indigenous people, and members of the working class were hardest hit by the influenza.
Amazon is making it more expensive to fulfill ‘dangerous’ items in its warehouses weeks after a can of bear spray exploded and injured dozens of workers (AMZN)
Fred Greaves/Reuters Amazon announced it will introduce a new fee for sellers using its Fulfillment by Amazon program and who want to store and fulfill “dangerous” items like aerosols and lithium-ion batteries. The fees are a step higher than those charged to store and fulfill other kinds of items. The new fees come after a […]
Jailed Catalan leader Jordi Turull has been transferred to an infirmary, after his health deteriorated 14 days into the hunger strike he and a colleague began, to demand a fair trial over their role in the independence referendum. The former spokesman for the regional Catalan government of Carles Puigdemont was relocated to the infirmary inside […]
Last week, the blogging platform had a rough go of it. And that was just the beginning. https://media.wired.com/photos/5c0af358c133b122740c4582/master/pass/Zuckerberg-FA-962130628.jpg
Another year bites the dust 👋🏽 This week’s special double-issue is devoted to all things 2018. Here’s a look at our favorite pop culture of the year.
President Trump’s former campaign chair returned to the news last week. So did Michael Cohen. And climate change. https://media.wired.com/photos/5c019c6d98ab3e01ab438db2/master/pass/Manafort-929298036.jpg
What had the internet talking last week? Jim Acosta’s press pass, Matthew Whitaker, and Ivanka Trump’s emails. https://media.wired.com/photos/5bf5bbb6b1e04a6e1d559613/master/pass/IvankaTrump-1048043242.jpg
Tesla, GM, and Nissan want to restore the fading tax credit for EVs; Waymo is almost ready to go; the Mustang gets electrified; and more car news. https://media.wired.com/photos/5bef5c946f9680187f54acf8/master/pass/WomenPubTranspo-939487182.jpg
Don’t look now, but there’s a sequel to the horror movie known as Last Week. https://media.wired.com/photos/5bef665a26a9b50be3c0860b/master/pass/DonaldTrump-1060596964.jpg
Oh, these crazy elections. Oh, that crazier White House. https://media.wired.com/photos/5be613dd855ad06e852b13ff/master/pass/Trump-Culture-18313546275757.jpg