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You can apparently play video games in a Tesla while driving. Please don't.

Tesla Model S.Tesla Tesla's in-car video games are accessible even when the car is moving, The New York Times reports.  Distracted driving results in thousands of road deaths per year.  Tesla has caught heat for not doing enough to ensure drivers pay attention when using Autopilot.  Tesla owners can use their vehicle's screen to play video games while the car is in motion, The New York Times reports.If it wasn't clear already, please do not try this at home. The Times spoke with o...
Tags: Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Ford, New York Times, The Times, The New York Times, Times, AAA, Musk, Nhtsa, Patton, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Joshua Brown, Teslas, Tesla Tesla


Lara Logan's Fox Nation gig is the most conservative turn of her career so far, but politics have cast a long shadow over her work

Lara Logan.Photo by Tommaso Boddi/WireImage Lara Logan recently drummed up controversy for comparing Dr. Anthony Fauci to an infamous Nazi doctor in an appearance on Fox News.  For 16 years, Logan made a name for herself as a war correspondent at CBS.  Her career there crumbled around the same time that she started speaking more openly about her personal politics. Lara Logan, the South African-born journalist who made a name for herself covering the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, recently spark...
Tags: Politics, New York, London, Obama, Navy, Cbs News, Iraq, New York City, Africa, US, America, Trends, Journalism, Cnn, Afghanistan, Taliban


Women earned $2 million less than men during 40-year careers as a doctor, a study finds

Female doctors earned $2 million less than male doctors over a 40-year career span, a study found.FatCamera/Getty Images Male doctors earned $2 million more than female doctors over a simulated 40-year period, a study found. The largest pay gap was $2.5 million between male and female surgical specialists, per the study. The lead author told The NYT the pay gap is probably bigger now compared to the study's 2014-2019 data. Female doctors earned on average $2 million less than male doctors...
Tags: US, Trends, New York Times, The Times, Health Affairs, Whaley, Christopher Whaley, Kate Duffy


Science may have jumped the shark with fish sperm bioplastic cup

In China, a researcher team at Tianjin University has developed what it calls the world’s most sustainable bioplastic using “natural DNA,” which sounds reasonable before it nonchalantly reveals the source of the DNA to be salmon sperm.   The retrieval procedure was not described, but once on hand, the DNA was extracted and mixed with a vegetable oil component to produce a hydrogel. After removing moisture and freeze-drying, the team was left with a plastic-like substance, which they fashioned i...
Tags: China, The Times, Tianjin University, Dayong Yang, Chemicals & Materials, Fish Sperm


Ajax ready January swoop if Antonio Conte decides Tottenham attacker ‘not in his plans’

 Word stemming from the English media on Monday suggests that the future of Tottenham Hotspur attacker Steven Bergwijn could well lie away from north London. Lilywhites woes Dutchman Bergwijn has of course endured an altogether underwhelming campaign to date.Amid a combination of fitness woes and competition for places, the one-time PSV Eindhoven standout has been afforded just three Premier League starts.The change on the bench at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium last month, meanwhile, has not pai...
Tags: London, Sport, Ajax, Soccer, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City, Netherlands, Tottenham, The Times, Harry Kane, Lucas Moura, PSV Eindhoven, London England, Heung, Antonio Conte, PSV


A novelist says fake editions of his works were listed on Amazon as centuries old, with one $7 book going for $1,008

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos unveiling the Amazon Kindle 2.0 in 2009.Mario Tama/Getty Images A novelist says he found fake editions of his books on Amazon wrongly claiming to be centuries old. One of them was being sold for $1,008, despite having a $7 list price, said John C. Boland, who is suing Amazon. Boland says Amazon breached a publishing services agreement. Amazon denies all allegations. A novelist says he discovered fake editions of his books on Amazon advertised as hundreds of years old...
Tags: Amazon, Books, News, Trends, Scheme, Fraud, New York Times, Amazon Kindle, The Times, Retail, Jeff Bezos, Wall Street Journal, Boland, Mario Tama Getty, Tech Insider, Isobel Asher Hamilton


The skeleton of a Roman 'vaporized' just steps from the sea as he fled the Mount Vesuvius eruption in 79 AD, found by archaeologists

Francesco Sirano, director of the excavations, near the skeleton of the last person who was trying to escape from Herculaneum during the eruption of the volcano Vesuvius.Marco Cantile/LightRocket via Getty Images Archaeologists discovered the skeleton of a Roman man who was fleeing the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. Scientists believe the man was possibly trying to get on a rescue ship. The skeleton was lying facing upwards, which suggests that he had turned to face the onrushing cloud....
Tags: Science, Trends, News UK, The Times, Times, Pompeii, Vesuvius, Ancient Rome, Ansa, Mount Vesuvius, Herculaneum, Archaelogy, Sirano, UK Weekend, Alia Shoaib, Francesco Sirano


The public could soon see an 'alternative' version of the Mueller report that's been kept under wraps, new court filing says

Attorney and former FBI Director Robert Mueller.Jeff Chiu/AP The DOJ may soon release an "alternative" version of the Mueller report, Politico first reported. Federal prosecutors told a judge that they're in the initial stages of reviewing the document for release. Mueller's deputy Andrew Weissmann first revealed the existence of the alternate report in his book last year. The Justice Department is in the process of reviewing an "alternative" version of the Mueller report that's b...
Tags: Politics, News, Russia, Trends, Fbi, Atlantic, New York Times, The Times, Foia, Doj, Justice Department, Mueller, Robert Mueller, Andrew Weissmann, Failla, Katherine Polk Failla


An Italian man tried to trick a nurse into injecting the COVID-19 vaccine in a rubber foam arm he was wearing under a theater corset to finesse a vaccine pass

A man in Italy asked to be put in jail to get away from his wife.Gabriele Tamborrelli/Getty Images A man in Italy tried to trick a nurse into injecting the COVID-19 vaccine into a rubber foam arm, according to The New York Times. The nurse caught him, because she saw it peering under the theater corset he wore to hide it. The man was trying to score a vaccine pass without actually getting a shot amid new rules in Italy. A man from Biella, Italy, showed up to his vaccination appointment with t...
Tags: Europe, Science, News, International, Trends, Bbc, New York Times, Italy, The Times, Vaccine, Times, Piedmont, BUA, La Repubblica, Biella, COVID-19


Five Bundesliga players that Manchester United could move for under new Ralf Rangnick regime

Ralf Rangnick; the right autocrat for Manchester United An autocrat if there ever was one, new interim boss Ralf Rangnick looks set to take on the biggest task yet of what is already a highly-influential career as both a manager and a director as he takes up his position as Manchester United boss for the remainder of the 2021-22 season. Ralf Rangnick: “I’m excited. The squad is full of talent and has a great balance of youth and experience. All my efforts will be on helping these players ful...
Tags: England, Germany, Spain, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Paris, Old Trafford, The Times, Bayern Munich, Cristiano Ronaldo, Borussia Dortmund, Red Bull, Salzburg, Man United




Reporter denies William tacitly approved leak of Meghan bullying claims

In BBC documentary, Times journalist Valentine Low plays down rumours of briefing war between royal brothersAllegations that the Duchess of Sussex had “bullied” two members of staff at Kensington Palace were “absolutely not” leaked with Prince William’s tacit approval, according to the journalist who reported them.The final part of a controversial BBC documentary on the relationship between Prince William, Prince Harry and the media examined allegations of a briefing war between the brothers. Co...
Tags: Media, UK News, Bbc, The Times, Monarchy, Prince William, Prince Harry, William, Sussex, Kensington Palace, Meghan, Prince William Prince Harry, The Duchess of Sussex, Valentine Low


Former Uber Employees Cleared of Illegal Spying

The New York Times tells the remarkable story of Uber's need for more intelligence gathering back in 2016: Uber was expanding aggressively into foreign markets. The pushback was swift and sometimes violent. Taxi drivers staged widespread protests, and in Nairobi, Kenya, several Uber cars were lit on fire and drivers were beaten. Competitors in China and India used sophisticated methods to collect Uber's data and undercut its prices. To fight back, Uber began to recruit a team of former C.I.A. o...
Tags: Amazon, Uber, China, India, Tech, New York Times, The Times, Pentagon, Times, Seattle, National Security Agency, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Nairobi Kenya, University of Washington, Jacobs, Google Facebook


Revealed: The Solskjaer team talk Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo was left ‘aghast’ by

An insight into Cristiano Ronaldo’s view of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as Manchester United manager has been provided recently. Solskjaer sacked Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was officially sacked by Manchester United earlier this month.The Norwegian left the club after a pretty humiliating defeat at the hands of relegation-threatened Watford.The Watford loss, though, was just the tip of the iceberg, with Manchester United already well off the pace in the Premier League, out of the League Cup and putting i...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, The Times, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Michael Carrick, Watford, United, Red Devils, Young Boys, Villarreal, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, OGS


Rangnick to Man United details emerge: Wages, availability for Arsenal clash & why club’s stars were annoyed

 A whole host of fresh details surrounding Ralf Rangnick’s imminent arrival at Premier League giants Manchester United have, on Friday evening, come to the fore online. Change at the helm The name of German mastermind Rangnick has of course taken its place front and centre in the headlines across the last 24 hours.This comes after those in a position of power at the aforementioned United sprung a surprise, in swooping decisively to lure the 63-year-old to the club with immediate effect.On th...
Tags: Germany, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, Manchester, Old Trafford, Arsenal, The Times, Mufc, Man United, United, Red Devils, UEFA Champions League, Lokomotiv Moscow


Macy's CEO says he wants Biden to push back the vaccine mandate deadline as the retailer scrambles to hire more staff

Macy's CEO Jeff Gennette said the company needed more time to implement the vaccine mandate.Santiago Felipe/Getty Images Macy's CEO Jeff Gennette said he wants Biden's vaccine mandate to be delayed, per NYT. Gennette told The Times that he'd prefer the mandate to kick in around February 2022. Macy's has offered $500 bonuses to staff who recruit a friend or relative, Gennette said. Macy's CEO Jeff Gennette says he wants President Joe Biden to push back the vaccine manda...
Tags: White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, New York Times, The Times, Biden, Times, Macy, Jeff Gennette, Gennette, Kate Duffy, Santiago Felipe Getty Images Macy, The Times Any, May Macy, The Times Macy


The New York Times' Wirecutter staff has gone on strike ahead of the busiest shopping days of the year

Avalon/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Staff at Wirecutter plan to strike from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday over a contract dispute.  They're demanding higher minimum salaries and annual raises from The New York Times' management.  The union is urging people not to shop through the product-review site over the holiday weekend. Staff at the New York Times' product-recommendation site have gone on strike ahead of some of the busiest shopping days of the year. Unionized ...
Tags: New York, Trends, New York Times, The Times, Times, Wirecutter, Danielle Rhoades, Tim Levin, Wirecutter Union, New York Times Wirecutter, Avalon Universal Images Group, Getty Images Staff, Wall Street Journal Wirecutter


How much The New York Times pays US employees in 2021

Dean Baquet, executive editor of The New York Times.Monica Schipper/Getty Images The New York Times has been staffing up as it seeks to expand its subscription offering. Insider analyzed public data to gauge how much the newspaper pays employees in the US. The Times has offered some US-based staffers annual salaries between $70,000 and $306,000. See more stories on Insider's business page. The New York Times is hiring for more than 300 positions across editorial, strategy and operations, ...
Tags: Media, US, Trends, New York Times, The Times, Salaries, The New York Times, Times, Hiring, Ashley Rodriguez, Baquet, US Office of Foreign Labor Certification


Joe Biden is spending Thanksgiving at the private equity billionaire David Rubenstein's Nantucket mansion

US President Joe Biden pardons Peanut Butter the turkey during the 74th annual Thanksgiving turkey pardoning in the Rose Garden of the White House on November 19, 2021 in Washington, DC.Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Joe Biden is staying at the billionaire David Rubenstein's property in Nantucket for Thanksgiving. The Bidens have spent most Thanksgivings on the Massachusetts island since the 1970s. They have previously stayed at Rubenstein's property. He is the cofounder of The Carlyle ...
Tags: Washington, White House, Massachusetts, US, Trends, Joe Biden, The Times, The New York Times, Biden, Delaware, Nantucket, David Rubenstein, Carlyle Group, Rose Garden, Bidens, Jill Biden


Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri is to testify before Congress for the first time, as lawmakers seek answers on child safety

Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri.Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for WIRED Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri is to testify before Congress for the first time, on child safety, the NYT reports. His scheduled appearance comes after a backlash over internal research leaked by the Facebook whistleblower. The research found that Instagram made body image issues worse for one in three teen girls. Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri is to appear before Congress for the first time, to answer questions about child safety on ...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, News, Instagram, Children, Congress, Trends, Mental Health, New York Times, The Times, Meta, Times, Richard Blumenthal, Adam, Blumenthal, Tech Insider


A 'dazed' Jeffrey Epstein paced his cell, inquired about the best prison cook, and asked to call his dead mother in his final days, report says

Rick Friedman/Rick Friedman Photography/Corbis via Getty Images Jeffrey Epstein deceived correctional officers and counselors before his suicide attempt in his jail cell, according to the New York Times. The report details Epstein's final deceptions in jail after living "a life of manipulation," according to The Times.  Epstein's final days include how he inquired about the best prison cook and asked to call his dead mother. Convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein deceived correctiona...
Tags: Florida, News, Prison, Suicide, Trends, Report, New York Times, The Times, Jail, Dustin Hoffman, Times, Documents, Suicide Attempt, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Corbis, Jeffrey Epstein


Manhattan prosecutors subpoena additional records as they zero in on Trump's claims about his property values

US President Donald Trump attends the National Prayer Breakfast at a hotel in Washington, DC on February 8, 2018.MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images Manhattan prosecutors are zeroing in on Trump's claims about his property values, NYT reported. They recently subpoenaed records for Trump properties and interviewed a Deutsche Bank employee. The move signals a shift from investigators' earlier focus on tax evasion schemes.  Prosecutors in the Manhattan district attorney's office recentl...
Tags: Post, Politics, New York, News, Supreme Court, Congress, Washington Post, Wall Street, US, Trends, Washington Dc, New York Times, The Times, Manhattan, Deutsche Bank, Donald Trump


Eddie Redmayne Now Thinks That The Danish Girl Should Have Starred A Trans Actress

Six years after the release of Tom Hooper's "The Danish Girl," a biopic about the life of Danish artist and trans woman Lili Elbe, star Eddie Redmayne says that he thinks accepting the role was a "mistake," in response to the criticism that Lili should have been played by a trans actress instead.In a new interview with The Times in London in preparation for his stint as the emcee in "Cabaret," Redmayne finally admitted that accepting the lead in "The Danish Girl" was a bad move. Asked if he woul...
Tags: Hollywood, London, Movies, News, Netflix, Eddie Redmayne, The Times, Stephen Hawking, HRC, Tom Hooper, Lili Elbe, Redmayne, Lili, Felicity Jones, Kristen Lopez, Jen Richards


AOC says progressives' help was not wanted in the Virginia governor race, which the GOP won: 'Not a single person asked me to send an email'

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY).Mario Tama/Getty Images Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said her help wasn't wanted in the high-stakes Virginia governor race. Republican Glenn Youngkin won the race, which some considered a test of the Democrats' strength. "I think it's just sad. I think it was a mistake," Ocasio-Cortez told The New York Times. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said her help was not enlisted in the high-stakes Virginia gubernatorial race this month, which Democrat T...
Tags: Politics, New York, Senate, White House, Virginia, Trends, Joe Biden, Democrats, Gop, House, The Times, The New York Times, Aoc, Terry McAuliffe, Mario Tama Getty, Progressives


AOC says progressives' help wasn't wanted in the Virginia governor's race: 'Not a single person asked me to send an email'

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York.Mario Tama/Getty Images Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said her help wasn't wanted in Virginia's high-stakes governor's race. The Republican Glenn Youngkin won the race, which some considered a test of Democrats' strength. "I think it's just sad. I think it was a mistake," Ocasio-Cortez told The New York Times. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York said she wasn't enlisted to help out in Virginia's high-stakes gubernator...
Tags: Politics, New York, Congress, White House, Virginia, Trends, Democrats, House, The Times, The New York Times, Aoc, Democratic Party, Terry McAuliffe, Progressives, Glenn Youngkin, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez


AOC says the idea that 'we're not Trump' is enough for Democrats to win elections is 'deeply demoralizing'

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (L) (D-NY) and Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) on July 18, 2019 in Washington, DC.Win McNamee/Getty Images Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said it's not enough for Democrats to say they're not Trump. She said voter turnout will suffer if Democrats make promises they don't keep. She also said passing the Build Back Better Act would mean they actually delivered. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said the idea that voters should opt for Democrats simply because they...
Tags: Politics, New York, Washington, Senate, Trends, Democrats, House, New York Times, The Times, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Aoc, Sens Joe Manchin, Kyrsten Sinema, L


Can We Fight Carbon Emissions With Roundabout Intersections? (slashdot)

The U.S. city of Carmel, Indiana (population: 102,000) has 140 roundabouts, "with over a dozen still to come," reports the New York Times. (Alternate URL here.) "No American city has more. The main reason is safety; compared with regular intersections, roundabouts significantly reduce injuries and deaths. "But there's also a climate benefit." Because modern roundabouts don't have red lights where cars sit and idle, they don't burn as much gasoline. While there are few studies, the former city...
Tags: News, New York Times, The Times, Carmel, Carmel Indiana, Columbus Indiana, EditorDavid, Insurance Institute of Highway Safety, Institute of Transportation Engineers, Carmel Mike McBride, Ken Sides


AOC says it will be 'difficult' for Democratic leaders 'to get votes on anything moving forward' if the Build Back Better Act doesn't pass soon

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) speaks during an event outside of Union Station in Washington, DC, on June 16, 2021.Win McNamee/Getty Images AOC said that party leaders will have a tough time corralling votes if reconciliation doesn't pass soon. The congresswoman told the NYT that the process for passing Build Back Better has been "demoralizing for a lot of folks." The House voted to advance the reconciliation bill, but it faces uncertainty in the Senate. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Congress, California, Senate, West Virginia, Trends, Joe Biden, Economy, Washington Dc, House, New York Times, The Times, Nancy Pelosi, Aoc


Manchin, Sinema are increasingly receiving campaign contributions from GOP donors: NYT

Democratic Sens. Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona following a vote at the US Capitol on November 3, 2021.Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Sens. Manchin and Sinema are drawing financial backing from GOP donors, per The New York Times. In recent months, conservative donors have feted the moderate Democratic lawmakers at fundraisers. Republicans donors have applauded the duo's efforts in paring down large spending proposals. For most of this year, t...
Tags: Politics, John Lewis, Congress, Senate, White House, West Virginia, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Wyoming, House, New York Times, Arizona, The Times, Dallas, The New York Times


A house cleaner working for Israel's defense minister offered to spy for hackers linked to Iran, says indictment

Israel's Defense Minister Benny Gantz.Abir Sultan/Getty Images A house cleaner working for Israel's defense minister has been charged with espionage. He contacted hackers with links to Iran and offered to install spyware on Benny Gantz's computer, say police. Omri Goren Gorochovsky had a long list of convictions, including armed robbery. A house cleaner working for Israel's defense minister offered to spy for a group of hackers with links to Iran, the Israeli Justice Ministry ...
Tags: Israel, International, Trends, Iran, News UK, The Times, Hackers, Wolf, Justice Ministry, Shin Bet, The Times of Israel, Gantz, Benny Gantz, Military & Defense, UK Weekend, Alia Shoaib