Next Sunday, the first episode of McMillions will air on HBO. The six-part documentary attempts to explain how a former cop who called himself "Uncle Jerry" was able to scam more than $24 million worth
On Monday afternoon, in Paris, the eternally fussy gourmands at Michelin will reveal the 628 restaurants in France and Monaco that will have stars beside their names in the new 2020 Michelin France guide.
On February 1, 15 Instacart employees in the Chicago suburb Skokie will vote on whether to unionize with the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1546. The Instacart workers, who pick and pack groceries
Billionaire, presidential candidate, and debate-stage avoider Michael Bloomberg is spending an obscene amount of money on TV ads: More than $220 million since entering the race in late November. One of
Every episode of The Goop Lab begins with the same static disclaimer warning viewers that the Gwyneth Paltrow–led series is “designed to entertain and inform—not provide medical advice.” The self-styled
Restaurants across the country have been facing a peculiar problem: Delivery drivers show up to pick up orders the restaurant never knew about, and customers call to check in on orders the restaurant received.
“It’s over for humanity,” Mike Adams declared the other day. The self-proclaimed Health Ranger and one of the internet’s more prolific conspiracy-mongers offered a dark prophecy. “There will only be lone
Hundreds of Amazon employees have openly violated the company’s communications policy by publicly criticizing their employer, in what is arguably the largest act of collective disobedience yet by white
Within a couple hours of tweeting about former NBA star Kobe Bryant’s rape allegation, Julie Lalonde had received thousands of replies—many of them advising her to kill herself, or that she deserved to
Last week, Planters announced on Twitter that it would be killing off Mr. Peanut in a Super Bowl commercial. The ad, which for some reason showcases its monocled cartoon mascot plunging off a cliff to
Radiation and quack medical products have a long and infamous history. The Oak Ridge National Laboratory, America’s premiere nuclear research institute, keeps a list of discontinued radioactive snake-oil.
Baby stars, just like baby humans, may experience rapid growth spurts in their infancies, according to one theory of star formation. But it has been challenging for scientists to directly observe this
Over the weekend, an impassioned sermon by Paula White, a televangelist, Florida megachurch pastor, and spiritual advisor to President Trump, was resurfaced on Twitter by Right Wing Watch. The clip, taken
Every year, the Grammys puts together an "In Memoriam" reel as a tribute to musicians, songwriters, and other industry figures who've died—and every year, the Recording Academy winds up failing to mention
Emma makes a point to carry rubbing alcohol spray to school every day and wash her hands multiple times per hour. She says the habits alleviate her anxiety. That’s because a news cycle overloaded with
South Dakota could soon become the first state to jail doctors for treating transgender minors. Republican Rep. Fred Deutsch, a chiropractor turned lawmaker, is the main sponsor of House Bill 1057, which
The cause of the California helicopter crash that killed NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year old daughter Gianna, and seven others on Sunday remains a mystery, but air traffic controllers were reportedly
On Friday, a goofy-looking robot named Marty celebrated either a birthday or an anniversary or both, after spending the past year maneuvering through the aisles at more than 300 Stop & Shop locations,
WASHINGTON — Sen. Bernie Sanders has Michael Moore and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Sen. Elizabeth Warren has Jonathan Van Ness of “Queer Eye” and the Castro twins. Sen. Amy Klobuchar has, well, an gold
Hundreds of mourners gathered outside the Staples Center in Downtown Los Angeles on Sunday to mourn the death of Lakers legend Kobe Bryant. According to the local Fox affiliate, officials had asked that