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Big oil and gas kept a dirty secret for decades. Now they may pay the price

Big oil and gas kept a dirty secret for decades. Now they may pay the price Communities are now demanding the oil conglomerates pay damages and take urgent action to reduce further harm from burning fossil fuels. Via an unprecedented wave of lawsuits, America’s petroleum giants face a reckoning for the devastation caused by [...]

By |2021-07-19T14:57:49+00:00July 19th, 2021|Aww Damn!!!|0 Comments

You Can Only Maintain So Many Close Friendships

You Can Only Maintain So Many Close Friendships The evolutionary psychologist Robin Dunbar explains the limits on how many connections humans can keep up, and the trade-offs involved when you invest in a new relationship. The Oxford evolutionary psychologist Robin Dunbar is best known for his namesake “Dunbar’s number,” which he defines as the [...]

By |2021-05-23T18:39:59+00:00May 23rd, 2021|Aww Damn!!!|0 Comments

The teenager behind last year’s big celebrity Twitter hack is going to prison

The teenager behind last year’s big celebrity Twitter hack is going to prison Graham Ivan Clark took a plea deal and will serve three years in prison for his role in a hack, which pulled in $120,000 worth of bitcoin. Twitter’s New York City headquarters A Florida teenager who was behind a massive hack [...]

By |2021-03-27T23:41:59+00:00March 27th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Massive Fraud Operation Stole Millions From Online Bank Accounts

A Massive Fraud Operation Stole Millions From Online Bank Accounts The crooks used emulators to mimic the phones of more than 16,000 customers whose mobile bank accounts had been compromised. RESEARCHERS FROM IBM Trusteer say they’ve uncovered a massive fraud operation that used a network of mobile device emulators to drain millions of dollars [...]

By |2020-12-20T14:28:38+00:00December 20th, 2020|Aww Damn!!!|0 Comments

‘Why Can’t I Stop Lying All the Time?’

‘Why Can’t I Stop Lying All the Time?’ Dear Polly, I feel like an awful shell of a person because I often base my worth on the perception others have of me. That’s not to say I’m extremely social, shallow, or reliant on popularity; I’m simply a friendly introvert who wants people to like me. [...]

By |2020-11-20T02:39:55+00:00November 20th, 2020|Aww Damn!!!|0 Comments

US Election 2020: How the world is reacting to knife-edge vote

US Election 2020: How the world is reacting to knife-edge vote US election 2020 media captionUS election: Global media see US 'held prisoner' by election anxiety A US presidential election always courts massive global interest, with the eventual winner playing a leading role on the world stage. In fact, the decision of the American [...]

By |2020-11-05T16:48:07+00:00November 5th, 2020|Aww Damn!!!|0 Comments

Why Are Lines at Polling Places So Long? Math

Why Are Lines at Polling Places So Long? Math It’s a resource allocation problem, a tough challenge in “queueing theory.” It’s also racism. MARK PELCZARSKI WAS ready to retire. This was 2011; he was teaching computer science in Chicago by then, but that was really just the capstone on a legendary career in software. [...]

By |2020-11-01T23:27:06+00:00November 1st, 2020|Aww Damn!!!, We Believe|0 Comments

The economics of vending machines

The economics of vending machines The pandemic has boosted interest in vending machine ownership. But just how lucrative is the business? We spoke to 20+ operators to find out. Three months ago, Jalea Pippens — a phlebotomist at St. John Hospital in Detroit — had her hours cut. In the midst of the pandemic, [...]

By |2020-10-14T02:00:42+00:00October 14th, 2020|Financial|0 Comments

Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates Successful People From Everyone Else (and Will Make All the Difference In Your Life)

Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates Successful People From Everyone Else (and Will Make All the Difference In Your Life) One simple decision—and one simple word—will never let you down. Steve Jobs. Photo from Getty Images. Steve Jobs had extremely high expectations. He challenged himself—and the people around him—to work smarter, work longer, and work [...]

By |2020-10-03T21:01:09+00:00October 3rd, 2020|We Believe|0 Comments

‘A Battle for the Souls of Black Girls’

“It’s not fair that now I have to say, ‘It’s OK to be Black and hyper and giddy,’ that it’s not a crime to smile,” Zulayka McKinstry said of her daughter. ‘A Battle for the Souls of Black Girls’ Discipline disparities between Black and white boys have driven reform efforts for years. But Black [...]

By |2020-10-03T20:56:28+00:00October 3rd, 2020|We Believe|0 Comments
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