June 26, 2019

Israeli workforce will not ship a second spacecraft to the Moon

Israeli nonprofit SpaceIL has announced that it will abandon plans for a second moonshot after a crash landing in its original mission earlier this spring. At the time, the company said it would make a second attempt to land on the Moon, but a tweet from its official Twitter account today say that the team will instead continue to build the spacecraft Beresheet 2 for a different objective.
June 26, 2019

Big Tech’s drawback is its lack of competitors

According to Recode editor-at-large Kara Swisher, one of Silicon Valley’s biggest problems right now is its lack of competition. That big tech companies like Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google have become too dominant and have thus stifled competition and creativity.
June 25, 2019

‘The Hills: New Beginnings’ Recap: Fans Thrilled by Justin Bobby and Audrina Patridge Potentially Reuniting

After eight long years, MTV reality series The Hills returned to TV screens on Monday in the form of brand new show The Hills: New Beginnings, and fans were not disappointed.
June 25, 2019

Border Patrol Allegedly Turning Down Donations of Soap, Diapers, Toys At Texas Facilities Housing Migrant Children

As reports circulate regarding living conditions in some migrant shelters along the U.S.-Mexico border, some Texans have stepped in to do what they can.
June 25, 2019

Neon Genesis Evangelion is the proper story for this second in historical past

Neon Genesis Evangelion has returned for a second life on Netflix, legally available for the first time in a couple decades. Watching Neon Genesis Evangelion in 2019 is fascinating for a number of reasons — namely, seeing what a new generation of people will make of the show — but the most interesting is the new world it’s been released back into. The anime was always apt, but in the two decades since the original series was first broadcast on TV Tokyo, it’s become the ideal anime for our time; thematically, the series is about the awful courage needed to stop an oncoming apocalypse, and what the people charged with protecting everyone else are obliged to cope with.
June 25, 2019

Are ’90 Day Fiancé’ Stars Ashley and Jay Still Together After Cheating Scandal?

90 Day Fiancé viewers got to find out what happened between Jay Smith and Ashley Martson on Sunday's episode of the hit TLC reality show when Ashley met with Jay's friends. Ashley had threatened to break up with Jay after she found out he was communicating with a teenager from a dating app, but things became official when she found out about his infidelity. In real time, Ashley filed for divorce from Jay after Christmas, then withdrew the petition after she got sick in January and then refilled for divorce in April.
June 25, 2019

macOS Catalina first look: goodbye iTunes, good day iPad apps on Mac

iPad apps are coming to the Mac, and iTunes is being broken apart into several different apps. From a consumer perspective, those are the most significant new aspects of macOS Catalina, which Apple will roll out to Mac computers this fall. Today, the company is releasing its first public beta of Catalina. Let me say this up front: you should only install the beta on a secondary Mac you’ve got around the house; it’s been fairly stable in my testing, but it’s by no means ready to be put on your full-time laptop, iMac, or Mac mini.
June 25, 2019

Nearing midway, was the precedence for the 2019 Red Sox this winter actually a title?

COMMENTARYThe Red Sox, it seems pretty clear, were fine with not winning a championship in 2019.I understand this is a morning to bury the probably not defending champions, after they feel lucky to have snagged one win from a potentially 100-loss Blue Jays team. A Blue Jays team about which Alex Cora declared on Sunday afternoon, “it seems like they were just better than us.”
June 25, 2019

Pedestrian struck, killed on Mass. Ave. Connector in Boston

State police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed Monday morning in Boston. The crash occurred just before 8 a.m. on the Mass. Ave. Connector at its intersection with Melnea Cass Boulevard, according to police.
June 24, 2019

The civil rights activist so near Martin Luther King Jr. she was regarded as his ‘other wife’

In a recent article published in Standpoint Magazine, Pulitzer Prize-winning Martin Luther King Jr. biographer David Garrow details new information about King he discovered in FBI documents. The most damaging is that King may have witnessed – and encouraged – a sexual assault at a Washington, D.C. hotel in January 1964.