Monday, October 25th, 2021

Tesla shares surpass $1 trillion in value.

When Tesla was founded in 2003, and for many years after, the chances that sales of electric cars would take off seemed slim. Other automakers viewed electric cars primarily as gas savers, but Tesla...

Teen gets revenge on adults who shamed her Princess Di homecoming look

Princess Diana would not approve. A high school student claimed she was shamed by adults via Facebook for her homecoming dress that was inspired by the late Princess of Wales. Grace Brumfield from Alabama...

Border Patrol Agents Got Off Easy After Violent Posts About Migrants: House Report

The House Committee on Oversight and Reform found that Customs and Border Patrol agents faced lax discipline after posting violent, offensive messages about migrants and members of Congress in a Facebook group, per a...

A BRIC in Flux Turns Out an Intimate, Focused JazzFest

As jazz festivals go, BRIC JazzFest is on the small but ambitious side, aspiring to a few ideas at once. It operates in Brooklyn with something close to Manhattan-scale resources, but like BRIC’s flagship...

12 Ways To Sneak In Mental Health Breaks Throughout Your Day

Life is busy. You may have to work nine-hour days, care for tiny humans in your house, complete chores or tackle the endless responsibilities that come with being an adult (or, in many cases,...

Maryland thief abandons stolen car after discovering two kids in back seat

A thief who stole a car at a Maryland gas station abandoned the car after discovering two children in the back seat. The incident occurred Saturday night at around 8:30 p.m. in Laurel after a driver got out of their...

Andrew Lloyd Webber Plays the Hits

It was the reopening night of “The Phantom of the Opera” on Broadway, and Andrew Lloyd Webber was D.J.-ing the after-party. From a booth built earlier that day on 44th street in Manhattan, Mr....

Blue Origin teams with Boeing to create ‘business park’ in space

Billionaire Jeff Bezos-owned Blue Origin on Monday unveiled plans to develop a commercial space station called “Orbital Reef” with Boeing aiming to launch the spacecraft in the second half of this decade. The venture...

Best work perks ever? Spanx CEO gives employees free first-class trip, $10K

Spanx founder Sara Blakely is tripping — in the best way!  In celebration of selling the shapewear brand for a cool $1.2 billion, Blakely, 50, surprised each of her Spanx employees with an elite trip to...