August 23, 2019

Kobe Bryant Birthday: Facts to Celebrate the Basketball Legend’s 41st Birthday

In his 41 years of life, basketball legend Kobe Bryant has racked up achievements few can even dream of accomplishing.
August 23, 2019

The Celtics will most likely be worse this yr. Here’s why I’m OK with that.

COMMENTARYI am a certifiable Green Teamer.I live, eat, and breathe Boston Celtics basketball.Unbeknownst to him, Brad Stevens is my spiritual svenjolly: a wise and rational guru who has led me down a righteous path of personal growth, continuous improvement, and striving to always impact winning. Some might say my commitment to the team is “obsessive” or “unhealthy” or “potentially dangerous,” but those same people don’t have a camera roll full of memes depicting Marcus Smart in 19th century paintings, so can you really trust their opinions?
August 23, 2019

Why Are So Many NRA Board Members Jumping Ship?

If you blinked, you might have missed it.In just a span of a few hours on Tuesday, news reports revealed that several National Rifle Association board members had resigned following a long string of recent defections, and that one of the organization's top lobbyists threw in the towel as well.
August 23, 2019

A Mass. lady wrote an essay a few ‘traumatic sexual encounter.’ Then the person it was about began threatening her.

A 35-year-old Florida man pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal charges related to launching an “extensive cyberstalking and threats campaign” against a Massachusetts woman.
August 23, 2019

Teal Piper Hopes to Keep Her Father’s Legacy Alive with Women of Wrestling, AEW’s All Out

When Jake "The Snake" Roberts began handing out cards for All Elite Wrestling's Women's Casino Battle Royal, the wrestling community was surprised to see Teal Piper participating in the match.
August 23, 2019

Mexicans and Americans Came Together to Highline Across the Southern Border, And Their New Film Looks to Humanize Immigration

On the final day of the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, a small group of Mexicans and Americans converged along a rural segment of the Rio Grande River to do something perhaps never done before: highline across a portion of the treacherous ravine.
August 23, 2019

Viral Photo Shows New Zealand Speaker Feeding MP’s Baby During Parliament Debate

The New Zealand Parliamentary Speaker had a special guest onto the chamber floor Wednesday, as he presided over a debate that garnered praise on social media.
August 23, 2019

Ex-Yale Professor Exhibited ‘Textbook Grooming Behavior,’ Carefully Selected Students to Sexually Assault: Report

Former Yale Professor Eugene Redmond, who was accused of sexually abusing multiple students, allegedly exhibited behavior that's often seen in these offenses.
August 23, 2019

AP Analysis: Trump’s ‘disloyal’ jab might increase base, not Jews

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s branding of American Jews who vote for Democrats as “disloyal” to their religion and Israel prompted alarms of anti-Semitism. But his ultimate aim appears to be dividing Democrats, peeling off Jewish support and shoring up his white evangelical Christian base.
August 23, 2019

Don’t ban new applied sciences – experiment with them fastidiously

For many years, Facebook’s internal slogan was “move fast and break things.” And that’s what the company did – along with most other Silicon Valley startups and the venture capitalists who fund them. Their general attitude is one of asking for forgiveness after the fact, rather than for permission in advance. Though this can allow for some bad behavior, it’s probably the right attitude, philosophically speaking.