Messages surge when we kick Putin’s ass

Photo illustration by Erin O’Flynn/The Daily Beast/Getty Images and courtesy of Dmitriy Ukrainian soldiers did not expect to repel the attention of women when they set out to fight President Vladimir Putin’s unprovoked attack. But when Russia launched its full-scale invasion of Ukraine 16 months ago, it found itself in stardom for its work in … Read more

The trick to a bulletproof wallet? Invest for the worst of the worst.

William J. Bernstein’s 2002 book, The Four Pillars of Investing: Lessons for Building a Winning Portfolio, has become a guide for self-directed investors. The time of dreams Text size The key to portfolio design is not to maximize profits in average markets, but to survive terrible markets, says financial author William J. Bernstein. “If you … Read more

Offset Pulled Out BET Awards Tribute With Quavo In One Day: ‘It Erased My Soul’

Tribute to Offset and Quavo Takeoff Tribute to Offset and Quavo Takeoff.jpg – Credit: Christopher Polk/Variety/Getty Images Fresh off the plane from Paris with just 16 hours to spare, Offset and Quavo planned the perfect tribute performance to honor their late Migos bandmate Takeoff at the 2023 BET Awards last weekend. “It cleansed my soul,” … Read more

Palestinians inspect damage after Israel ends raid on West Bank camp, warn it is not an isolated incident

JENIN REFUGEE CAMP, West Bank (AP) — Israel withdrew its troops from a West Bank militant stronghold on Wednesday, but warned that its most intense military operation in the occupied territory in nearly two decades was not an operation punctual. Thirteen Palestinians and an Israeli soldier were killed in the two-day raid. Residents of the … Read more

Mark Drakeford blames Brexit and lack of funding for Covid failures

Welsh Prime Minister Mark Drakeford says UK government ‘hasn’t given us any money at all’ for pandemic response plans – UK Covid-19 Inquiry/YouTube/PA Welsh Labor’s first minister has blamed Brexit and Westminster’s lack of funding on Covid failures. Mark Drakeford told the Covid Inquiry that the UK Government “didn’t give us any money at all” … Read more

The trap of following superstar portfolio managers like Cathie Wood

About the Author: William J. Bernstein is a retired neurologist, co-founder of investment management firm Efficient Frontier Advisors, and board member of the John C. Bogle Center for Financial Literacy. He has also written numerous books on investing, history and social psychology. Read a section adapted with permission from McGraw Hill from Bernstein’s latest book, … Read more

Greta Gerwig rejected Barbie’s pitch to use CGI for actors’ feet

The much-maligned musical ‘Cats’ has sent the internet spinning wild after a visual effects editor for the film confirmed that CGI was used to add assholes to all the feline characters. The “asshole cut,” as it was called on social media, was eventually discontinued by the studio. The upcoming ‘Barbie’ movie has now been revealed … Read more