Larry Elder is the most likely of the GOP candidates to replace California governor Gavin Newsom should voters recall Newsom in this month's recall election. Elder, a conservative black man, is a treasure trove of remarkable opinions. This weekend, interest alighted on his suggestion that slave owners should have gotten paid for their property.
Entrepreneur Andrew Yang's outsider primary run and signature support for a universal basic income made him a star for some Democratic voters, but his prospects in the party have dimmed in the year since. So exit Yang, and enter his new Forward Party: "Not Left, not Right, but Forward" The two parties are trapped in… READ THE REST
Instagram has acknowledged to CNN that it promoted accounts glorifying extreme dieting and eating disorders, the channel reports, and admitted that it should not have done so. The extreme dieting accounts were promoted to an Instagram account set up by Sen. Richard Blumenthal's staff. The Connecticut Senator's team registered an account as a 13-year-old girl… READ THE REST
Frances Haugen, a former manager at Facebook, appeared on 60 Minutes to blow the whistle on the extent and intentionality of the company's malign and amoral practices: "Facebook, over and over again, has shown it chooses profit over safety." She said Facebook prematurely turned off safeguards designed to thwart misinformation and rabble rousing after Joe… READ THE REST
We all know the drill: Buy new tech and it goes obsolete after a few months. A new product is released, we buy into it, and the cycle continues on and on. After all, we live in a culture where the masses think new is always better. However, keeping up with the latest gadgets and… READ THE REST
Whether you're a professional chef or an at-home cook, you deserve to have the best tools at your disposal, especially when it comes to your kitchen knives. After all, a dull blade is a dangerous one, and you should only be using knives that can cut, slice, and dice effortlessly. You might think that means… READ THE REST
Got an itch to get outdoors and camp (or glamp, for those of us who are super creative)? We get that, and with the weather turning blistering cold before we know it, this is the sweet spot to get the last of your camping trips in (unless you love frostbite, in which case, camp with… READ THE REST