Art

TLC's Pioneering Fashion Moments: Photos

TLC's Pioneering Fashion Moments: Photos

TLC -- Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins , Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes and Rozanda “Chilli” Thomas -- shaped the R&B landscape in the ‘90s with their indominable girl-power hits. In addition to their musical output, they were fashion icons who helped define the era and left a lasting impact on style that continues up through today. (Read about TLC's 2017 comeback here. ). Overalls. The 2017 version of overalls: Fitted, cropped, and when not crafted from denim, ... Full story

Education

The Hard Math Behind Bitcoin's Global Warming Problem

The Hard Math Behind Bitcoin's Global Warming Problem

Current trends say generating new bitcoins will use all the power in the world by 2020. That might not happen, but the technical issues aren't going away. Full story

Economics

What’s in the Final Republican Tax Bill

What’s in the Final Republican Tax Bill

The bill would lower individual tax rates over all. But to comply with Senate budget rules, the individual tax cuts would expire after 2025. Tax brackets. Seven. Seven, lower over all. The bill would lower individual tax rates over all. But to comply with Senate budget rules, the individual tax cuts would expire after 2025. Top rate. 39.6%. 37%. starts at:. $426,700 / $480,050. (singles/couples) $500,000 / $600,000 (singles/couples). ... Full story

Entertainment

Two reasons Trump loves one media merger but hates another: Fox News and CNN

Two reasons Trump loves one media merger but hates another: Fox News and CNN

Donald Trump smiled during a Fox News debate in August 2015. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images). President Trump on Thursday congratulated Rupert Murdoch on reaching an agreement to sell 21st Century Fox's entertainment assets to Disney, through White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who told reporters that the president believes “this could be a great thing for jobs.”. Trump's view of another major media acquisition, AT&T's planned ... Full story

Health

Hamburger chain Wendy's to reduce antibiotic use in beef supply

Hamburger chain Wendy's to reduce antibiotic use in beef supply

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Hamburger chain Wendy’s Co ( WEN.O ) laid out plans on Friday to trim the use of antibiotics that are important to human medicine from its beef supply, the latest step by a food company to fight concerns about resistance to the drugs in people. Starting in 2018, the company will buy about 15 percent of its beef from producers that have each pledged to reduce by 20 percent their use of Tylosin, the one medically important ... Full story

Law

Family sues retailer for sale of gun used in Texas church massacre

Family sues retailer for sale of gun used in Texas church massacre

SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - The family of a woman and two children killed when a gunman opened fire in a rural Texas church has sued the store that sold the assault rifle used in the deadliest mass murder in the state’s history, lawyers said on Friday. The lawsuit filed this week in a state district court in San Antonio seeks at least $25 million from Academy Sports & Outdoors, accusing it of being negligent in allowing the sale of the Ruger AR-556 ... Full story

Living

The World’s Tightest Cluster of People

The World’s Tightest Cluster of People

The bottom line: There are many circles you can draw on our planet for which you can say “More people live inside than out.” There are even more ways you can subdivide our planet into arbitrarily-shaped regions in which half the world lives inside and half outside. But only one of these divisions gets to boast “Smallest such contiguous area” or “Tightest such circle”. The Smallest Circle on Earth With More People Living Inside Than Out. This ... Full story

Politics

Nine more women accuse top appellate judge of sexual misconduct

Nine more women accuse top appellate judge of sexual misconduct

Alex Kozinski, pictured in 2003, served as chief judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (REUTERS/Paul Sakuma). A former chief judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has been accused by nine more women of subjecting them to inappropriate sexual conduct or comments, The Washington Post reported Friday. The latest allegations against Judge Alex Kozinski go back decades and include women who met him at events, ... Full story

Sport

An N.B.A. Team in Mexico City: How Realistic Is That?

An N.B.A. Team in Mexico City: How Realistic Is That?

Signs of the game’s growing popularity in Mexico City were plentiful during the Nets’ five-day stay. With tickets ranging from about $20 to $450, announced crowds for the two games were strong, totaling 20,562 in the first game and 19,777 in the second, during the same week naysayers asserted the country’s sporting consciousness would be the exclusive domain of soccer’s Liga MX and its Clasico Regio final pitting Tigres against local rival ... Full story

Technology

Back to the Future Mr. Fusion Car Charger

Back to the Future Mr. Fusion Car Charger

- Charges via electricity, not waste. - Two USB charging ports each of which provide 2.1 Amps (enough to charge 2 tablets simultaneously). - Plugs into your 12V vehicle power adapter (cigarette lighter). Read more... We've seen the future - quite literally in the case of Marty McFly. A place where we no longer need nuclear power to enable our time travel. Instead of having to scam some Libyans you can now use much more practical methods like ... Full story