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  • They’ve Got Your DNA

    They’ve Got Your DNA

    26 million people had shared their DNA with one of the four leading ancestry and health databases. That’s enough for researchers to extrapolate data on virtually all Americans.

     
  • [Article] Attacks on Successful Corporations Accelerate

    [Article] Attacks on Successful Corporations Accelerate

    In the past, society’s appetite for knocking big, successful companies off their profitable pedestals has been a useful harbinger of the trend of social mood — and consequently, the stock market. That appetite seems to be growing again.

     
  • Despite Scandal, Jackson Remains in the Limelight

    Despite Scandal, Jackson Remains in the Limelight

    After an HBO documentary in March resurfaced allegations about Michael Jackson’s past, it looked like the singer’s reputation might be in trouble.

     
  • The Fox Hounds Disney

    The Fox Hounds Disney

    Walt Disney’s earnings and revenue fell short of expectations in the third quarter. Disney CEO Bob Iger blamed exogenous causes…

     
  • James Bond, Meet 007

    James Bond, Meet 007

    The media are abuzz about the choice of a black actress, Lashana Lynch, to play agent 007 in the next James Bond film.

     
  • Somebody Has to Pay for All That Traffic

    Somebody Has to Pay for All That Traffic

    An April 4 New York Times article cited various experts who believe congestion charges would be a good idea for Americans…

     
  • B(ea)T(le)S Mania!

    B(ea)T(le)S Mania!

    Korean boy-band BTS has logged three Number One entries on the Billboard 200 albums chart in only 11 months. The timing of BTS’ popularity is no coincidence…

     
  • A Spooky Departure from Today’s Syrupy-Sweet Pop Music Hits

    A Spooky Departure from Today’s Syrupy-Sweet Pop Music Hits

    Eilish’s breakthrough — and downright spooky — debut album sold more than 313,000 copies in its first week.

     
  • Game of Thrones – The Last Season

    Game of Thrones – The Last Season

    HBO’s epic, character-rich, sex and violence-driven “Game of Thrones” begins its final season.

     
  • Where’s the Beef?

    Where’s the Beef?

    Is Burger King leading a new trend towards a meatless fast-food world?