January 21st, 2020 05:00 PM
Deep space death simulator FTL has for almost eight years existed with a single achievement: avoiding a sense of overwhelming despair as your carefully-cultivated run through the stars comes to a violent and bullshit end. That’s soon going to be joined by some more official company.
January 21st, 2020 09:00 AM
A friend recently modeled for me a glorious vintage full-length patchwork coat she had just gotten. She was thrilled with it, as well she should have been! But there was a problem: The collar — a big, dramatic faux fur number — was hopelessly matted and scraggly looking.
January 21st, 2020 03:57 PM
Meng Wanzhou’s lawyers argued in hearing US accusations would be considered crime in Canada, where she was arrested in 2018 Lawyers for a Chinese telecoms executive arrested in Vancouver have argued that her extradition to the US would allow a foreign state to criminalize behavior in Canada.Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of tech giant Huawei and eldest daughter of its founder, Ren Zhengfei, is wanted by US authorities for alleged fraud related to sanctions against Iran. Continue...
January 21st, 2020 04:17 PM
Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The NFL Draft stays weird. The NFL Draft is always trying to do something weird (remember the failed parrot announcement in 2018 and the orangutan that pissed off Mike Mayock in 2017), and 2020 will be no different. This year, Vegas is the host in the Raiders inaugural season in the desert, so, naturally, the draft’s red carpet will be held in the Bellagio Hotel fountain. In. The. Fountain. Here’s a sketch of what the event will look like:...
January 21st, 2020 04:46 PM
Seattle’s Female Founders Alliance, which runs the Ready Set Raise accelerator for women and non-binary founders, has acquired New York’s Monarq, an incubator with similar goals and origins. The latter will be integrated into the former, but it seems to be a happy collaboration rather than a consolidation of necessity. Monarq was founded three years ago by Irene Ryabaya and Diana Murakhovskaya and 32 companies have gone through its process. FFA has accepted half that number into its program...
January 21st, 2020 04:16 PM
Ministers expect around 38 cases of people breaking the law in the first five years.
January 21st, 2020 04:59 PM
Photo by Tim Chapman/Miami Herald/Tribune News Service via Getty Images Miami’s National Weather Service issued a warning for falling iguanas along with a cold front swooping through South Florida today and tomorrow. Temperatures are expected to drop below 40 degrees Fahrenheit tonight, with wind chill values reaching the mid 20s. That’s enough to (seemingly) freeze the cold-blooded creatures in their tracks. “This isn’t something we usually forecast, but don’t be surprised,” NWS Miami said...
January 21st, 2020 04:10 PM
The Senate impeachment trial of President Trump begins with a fight over the fairness of proposed rules to govern the proceeding.
January 21st, 2020 04:51 PM
The Trump administration is snubbing Congress by refusing to turn over a report detailing an investigation into national security risks potentially posed by imported vehicles and auto parts, citing pending international negotiations and executive branch deliberations.
January 21st, 2020 03:14 PM
After insisting the study was confidential, the Dutch Safety Board reversed course following an investigation by The Times. A Dutch legislator, fearing “strong-arming” by Boeing, called for a hearing.
January 21st, 2020 04:51 PM
January 21st, 2020 04:05 PM
Enlarge / Travelers in China are often wearing protective masks in response to the spread of 2019nCoV (credit: Feature China / Barcroft Media via Getty Images) On Tuesday afternoon, the US Centers for Disease Control announced that the coronavirus that's been spreading within China had made it to the United States. A patient in Washington state is the first confirmed case in the US, although indications are that the disease has already spread to other countries in Asia. A single patient in...
January 21st, 2020 04:58 PM
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