Olympics Opening Ceremony Director Fired For Holocaust “Joke”

Olympics Opening Ceremony Director Fired For Holocaust “Joke”

The director of the opening ceremony for the Tokyo Summer Olympics has been fired after footage from a 1998 comedy sketch showed him making an antisemitic Holocaust joke. Kentaro Kobayashi was relieved of his duties just one day before the opening ceremony for the Summer Games is set to take place in Japan. The organizing […]

11 Standout Moments to See – WWD

11 Standout Moments to See – WWD

The Tokyo Summer Olympics may be about sports, but the opening ceremony produced several major fashion moments that made an impact on viewers. The Summer Games officially started on Friday with more than 11,000 athletes from 206 countries coming together at the opening ceremony in Tokyo. The ceremony was unlike any in Olympics history, as […]

Al Lord Profited When College Tuition Rose. He Is Paying For It.

Al Lord Profited When College Tuition Rose. He Is Paying For It.

Al Lord, the former chief executive of student-loan giant Sallie Mae , has a complaint about higher education: The price of college is too damn high. Paying for his grandchildren’s education in recent years, he said, left him appalled at the tuition bills that land on his desk every semester. For those who know (or […]

Tamale Guy Visits 20 Bars and Makes 1,500 Tamales on First Day Back

Tamale Guy Visits 20 Bars and Makes 1,500 Tamales on First Day Back

Thursday was an all-nighter for Claudio Velez that led to five hours of sleep after making his way to 20 bars while making the tamale drops that have endeared him to Chicagoans for more than 20 years. Velez started his workday in the morning with loud applause from customers sitting at Lone Wolf’s 23-table sidewalk […]

When euphemisms (but never sharks) attack

When euphemisms (but never sharks) attack

Shark scientists have warned the public to call human-shark interactions something other than shark attacks and to prefer less derogatory terms like “shark encounters”. The scientists stress that humans are responsible for shark injuries – when they accidentally step on small sharks that snap back; swim in murky water, dare to get too close. “A […]

Crypto Nomads: Surfing the World for Risk and Profit

Crypto Nomads: Surfing the World for Risk and Profit

It is just after midnight in Hong Kong, and Sam Bankman-Fried stares at the trading data on his six monitors, watching a global cryptocurrency crash happening in real time. Mr. Bankman-Fried, a 29-year-old from California, often works around the clock, as he was on that May evening. He naps on a beanbag set up near […]

Lil Nas X Industry Baby Open Letter

Lil Nas X Industry Baby Open Letter

“I know it’s hard for you to go from the greatest song in the world to being locked in your apartment.” Prior to the release of his new single, “Industry Baby”, Lil Nas X shared a letter to his 20-year-old self on Twitter. Emma Mcintyre / Getty Images for iHeartMedia This isn’t the first time […]

Big Brother 23’s Frenchie Explains Controversial HOH in Exit Interview

Big Brother 23’s Frenchie Explains Controversial HOH in Exit Interview

Power only lasts so long in the Big Brother house. Brandon “Frenchie” French learned that the hard way when he was voted out during the Thursday, July 22, live eviction. Us Weekly caught up with the 34-year-old farmer after his eviction to talk about what went wrong following his chaotic Head of Household reign the […]

LeBron James leads wins on the pitch and on the big screen

LeBron James leads wins on the pitch and on the big screen

The ongoing debate about who had the better playing career between LeBron James and Michael Jordan may never end, but one thing that is not up for debate is who had the better financial career. According to the Sportico, LeBron has earned $330 million in player salaries since being called up in 2003. That plus […]

U.S. Sanctions Cuba for Crackdowns on Protesters

U.S. Sanctions Cuba for Crackdowns on Protesters

Calling attention to police violence in the United States, the foreign minister added: “It should rather apply unto itself the Magnitsky Global Act for systematic repression & police brutality that took the lives of 1021 persons in 2020.” Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary, described the sanctions as among a range of responses Mr. […]

Early Aughts Fashion Is Here to Stay

Early Aughts Fashion Is Here to Stay

Dua: Instagram; Juicy: Getty Images; Courtesy of the brands. Style Points is a weekly column about how fashion intersects with the wider world. It might have been the return of low-rise jeans that broke people. Every other aughts craze, from UGGs to Juicy Couture sweatsuits, had had its high-fashion moment by that point— the former […]

GM Recalls All-Electric Chevy Bolt for Second Time Due to Fire Risk

GM Recalls All-Electric Chevy Bolt for Second Time Due to Fire Risk

General Motors Co. is recalling its all-electric Chevrolet Bolt for a second time because of a potential battery defect that can cause a fire, underscoring the technical challenges car companies face as they race to develop more plug-in vehicles. GM said Friday that its investigation into recent battery fires involving the cars found that manufacturing […]

Zucchini Gratin Recipe Zucchini Casserole

Zucchini Gratin Recipe Zucchini Casserole

This website may contain affiliate links and advertising so that we can provide recipes to you. Read my privacy policy. Three Cheese Zucchini Gratin has layers of creamy, cheesy sauce and is topped with a crunchy buttery topping. Ooey-gooey and cheesy, this low-carb take-on comfort food will please any crowd! This recipe is a twist […]

New Zealand Suspends Travel Bubble With Australia Amid Sydney’s COVID-19 Spike: NPR

New Zealand Suspends Travel Bubble With Australia Amid Sydney’s COVID-19 Spike: NPR

WELLINGTON, New Zealand – New Zealand suspended its quarantine-free travel bubble with Australia for at least eight weeks on Friday due to a growing COVID-19 cluster in Sydney. New Zealand recently put quarantine restrictions on travelers from the states of New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia, where bans have been put in place to […]

Things to do in Haliburton, A Four Seasons Ontario Escape

Things to do in Haliburton, A Four Seasons Ontario Escape

Haliburton, Ontario is an outdoor lover’s dream. It’s Ontario’s cottage country and city dwellers flock to the many lakes and rivers for their weekend escapes. But Ontario cottage country is huge and it can be confusing to know where to plan a trip. But never fear, The Planet D is here! Haliburton is located in […]