It’s 8pm on a Thursday, and I’m sweating through my t-shirt waiting for the phone to ring. The expected caller is a 64-year-old man who has for decades made inappropriate comments about women, and I’ve reached out so that he and I can have a direct conversation about his behavior.
Tokyo’s proud and stubborn patriarchy hasn’t been the same since July 31, 2016. That’s when the capital city’s 14 million people opted to elect a woman for governor, over Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s chosen candidate.
1. Check your thermos, stat Trouble is brewing. “Climate change could spell disaster for coffee, a crop that requires specific temperatures to flourish and that is highly sensitive to a range of pests.
There’s no experience in life susceptible to choice paralysis as much as TV-watching. The era of “peak TV” really just means “too much TV”—far too much for any reasonable person to watch.
DRAFT, IN PROGRESS, PUBLISHED ONLY FOR TEST SITE LAYOUT PURPOSES There has never been a better time to watch TV if you’re a kid—or a worse time to be the parent of a TV-watching kid.
SoftBank already controls a $100 billion tech investment fund—now it wants one twice as large.
“No one’s going to die, except for all the people I’m going to kill,” Jean-Claude Van Damme says in Jean-Claude Van Johnson, an upcoming series from Amazon.
Mark Zuckerberg famously called “pretty crazy” the idea that Facebook had influenced the 2016 US elections.
The disaster in Puerto Rico wrought by hurricane Maria is still unraveling one month after it hit. Most of the island remains without electricity.
Quarterly earnings calls are a numbing ritual of the corporate business world. Executives recite dry numbers and offer sunny assurances of continued growth.
The comedian Larry David is the master of the micro. His HBO show Curb Your Enthusiasm, like the hit TV show Seinfeld, which he co-created, moves between the tiny moments in life, like those few seconds in which you allow someone to step ahead of you from an elevator, and that person then proceeds to sign in before you at the doctor’s office.
Bitcoin recorded a new high today, hitting $5,991 on the benchmark CoinDesk price index. On major exchanges like Bitfinex and Bitstamp, the price briefly crossed $6,000 intraday.
When US national security advisor HR McMaster spoke yesterday (Oct.19), press reports focused on his strained relationship with senator John McCain and details an attack in Niger that killed four US soldiers earlier this month.
Stitch Fix has a simple value proposition. “We save our clients time by doing the shopping,” it said in its IPO filing yesterday (Oct.
Every time we search the web, part of us is traded. Or more specifically, our personal data are traded.
Nearly 100 people have died from a plague outbreak on the island of Madagascar. The death toll from the outbreak has reached 94, with more than 1,100 suspected cases reported, the World Health Organzation told French news agency AFP.
Soon after Tesla fired hundreds of workers at its plant in Fremont, California, it managed to settle a problem with its German staff that could have been far, far worse.
The maker LaCroix Sparkling Water— a US millennial cult-favorite—has seen its shares fall by 23% since their peak on Sept.
Our culture expects women to apologize for a lot of things—from the way we talk to the way we dress. But why stop at apologizing for our own existence?
Apple has a new store in Chicago, and if you look closely, you might even see it. Of course, Apple fully intended the store’s near-invisible aesthetic, as the company does with everything it designs.