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The forgotten gas stove wars

vox.com Concerns about whether stoves are safe are nearly as old as gas stoves themselves. | Chaloner Woods/Getty Images We’ve been fighting over gas stoves for decades. Forty years…

Do cities really need parking garages?

fastcompany.com As a result, cities were built up in ways that devoted valuable space to storing cars, did little to accommodate people who don’t own cars, and forced developers to build…

Some employers are still adding jobs. Here's who is hiring

yahoo.com Some employers are still adding jobs. Here's who is hiring. The economy may be showing signs of weakness, with consumer spending wobbling and home purchases sinking on…

Sports Twitter Blows Up With ‘Margot Robbie is Dating’ Memes

mediaite.com Scott Garfitt/Invision/AP Per TMZ, Margot Robbie is now dating an internet meme. Well, not exactly, but that’s the format for a currently viral meme featuring the actress…

45 Degrees Below Zero: ‘Dangerously’ Cold Weather Breaks Records In Northeast

forbes.com A “dangerously cold wind chill” broke temperature records across New England and New York Saturday morning, with temperatures dropping into the double-digit negatives and…

I'm a 17-year-old trans kid in Utah, and I'm uprooting my life because of a law that bans gender-affirming care

businessinsider.com iStock; Rachel Mendelson/Insider Utah Gov. Spencer Cox signed a bill that bans gender-affirming healthcare for minors. Luka, a 17-year-old trans kid living in Utah, is…

Horror stories, misery at LAX and Burbank airport as Southwest meltdown strands thousands

latimes.com The massive Southwest Airlines meltdown brought chaos to airports across the country and upended the lives of thousands of passengers. Many people stranded at California…

Cyclists are shutting down streets to demand safer rides

economist.com A , few are as good-natured as those led by Bike Grid Now, a Chicago-based group of cyclists. On one held early in the morning of October 26th, three dozen or so cyclists…

Corona’s new beach music festivals tie into its sustainability push

adage.com After opening a private island eco-resort, Corona is expanding its brand’s connection with nature by cornering the market in sunsets. The Anheuser-Busch InBev brand is…

NBA Announces Reserves For 2023 All-Star Game

forbes.com The NBA has revealed its 2023 All-Star reserves, voted by all head coaches around the league. With All-Star weekend taking place Feb. 17-19 in Salt Lake City, the 12-man…

‘Extremely Dangerous’ Frigid Weather Likely Will Break Records In Northeast

forbes.com Areas in the Northeast could break cold temperature records this weekend as an “extremely dangerous” cold front moves through New York and New England, bringing temperatures…

The Night Falls: A Song and Dance Collaboration Straight Outta Swamplandia

nytimes.com Tatiana Nuñez in a rehearsal at the Guggenheim for “The Night Falls,” a dance-opera by the collaborative team of Troy Schumacher, Ellis Ludwig-Leone and Karen…

The Conversation: Cities are questioning the point of parking garages

marketwatch.com For the past century, the public and private sector appear to have agreed on one thing: the more parking, the better. As a result, cities were built up in ways that devoted…

‘Community’ Stars Alison Brie and Danny Pudi ‘Cleared Their Schedules’ to Shoot Reunion Film This Year

variety.com “Community” stars Alison Brie and Danny Pudi, who recently reunited for rom-com “Somebody I Used to Know,” are ready to get started on the sitcom’s much-anticipated film…

Have homebuyers adapted to higher interest rates?

marketplace.org When Emily and Jake Cheek started house shopping in Portland, Oregon, last June, interest rates for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged around 5%. In late August, the…

Average long-term mortgage rate falls a fourth straight week

aol.com A sign announces a home for sale on Munjoy Hill, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, in Portland, Maine. On Thursday, Freddie Mac reports on this week's average U.S. mortgage rates.…

Amazon.com Announces Fourth Quarter Results

businesswire.com SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced financial results for its fourth quarter ended December 31, 2022. • Net sales increased 9% to…

Hundreds of Portland city workers on strike for better pay

apnews.com More than 600 city employees in Portland, Oregon, walked off the job on Thursday as they went on strike for better pay. Workers represented by the union Laborers' Local 483…

Daisy Ridley Talks Her Indie ‘Sometimes I Think About Dying,’ Producing and Her ‘Star Wars’ Future

hollywoodreporter.com After starring in the galaxy’s biggest movies, Daisy Ridley is now trying the indie scene on for size by way of Rachel Lambert’s Sometimes I Think About Dying. The quirky…

Cars have an death grip on American cities but there is a new movement is taking aim at parking spaces and it's starting to gain traction

fortune.com For the past century, the public and private sector appear to have agreed on one thing: the more parking, the better. As a result, cities were built up in ways that devoted…

Aroma Joe’s Takes Handcrafted Coffee Seriously

forbes.com At a time when robots are working in kitchens, and artificial intelligence (AI) is directing us what to do, Aroma Joe’s, an all-franchised chain of 97 locations, based in…

A lot of big employers are slashing jobs, but these companies — from Chipotle to United Airlines

businessinsider.com Chipotle is one of several companies that recently announced hiring sprees as other large employers, mostly in tech and finance, have cut jobs. Chipotle Layoffs have become…

‘This is a preventable crisis’: Pete Buttigieg on spending $800 million to eliminate traffic deaths

fastcompany.com These weren’t isolated incidents—over the last decade, dozens of crashes on the road have injured pedestrians, cyclists, and drivers. Several pedestrians have been killed,…

Boeing delivers last 747, saying goodbye to 'Queen of the Skies'

investing.com Boeing bid farewell to the iconic 747, delivering the final plane to Atlas Air (NASDAQ: ) on Tuesday afternoon and marking an end of an era when the first-ever "jumbo jet"…

Major League Baseball’s Expansion Paradox

forbes.com If 2001 to 2005 taught us anything about Major League Baseball, it was that the league has considerable demand. At a time when then-commissioner Bud Selig and the owners…

Boeing to deliver last 747, saying goodbye to 'Queen of the Skies'

reuters.com [1/4] A Boeing employee attends the delivery of the final 747 jet at their plant in Everett, Washington, U.S. January 31, 2023. REUTERS/David Ryder SEATTLE, Jan 31 (Reuters)…

Boeing to deliver last 747, saying goodbye to 'Queen of the …

aol.com Boeing will bid farewell to the iconic 747 when it delivers the final plane to Atlas Air on Tuesday afternoon, marking an end of an era when the first-ever "jumbo jet" ruled…

Good news, California house hunters: Discounts available

siliconvalley.com “Crash, correction or chill” looks at economic and real estate trends that give hints about how deep housing’s troubles may be. Buzz: California house hunters should be…

Laika Animation Studio Teases Adaptation of Children’s Fantasy Novel ‘Wildwood’ in New Exhibit

thewrap.com LAIKA, the innovative, Portland, Oregon-based stop-motion animation studio, and the Museum of Pop Culture, a leading-edge nonprofit museum in Seattle, are partnering for a…

Cities where it's cheaper to rent vs. own

foxbusiness.com People often debate whether to rent or own a home when searching for a new one. In a recently released rental report, Realtor.com found that for the average renter in the 50…

Nike's battle with Lululemon heats up with new lawsuit over sneakers

businessinsider.com In a new lawsuit, Nike alleges Lululemon has infringed on its footwear patents, including with its Blissfeel sneaker. Lululemon Nike on Monday filed a patent infringement…

Hayley Kiyoko Prepares to See the World in ‘Panorama’ on Headlining Tour

billboard.com There’s a “Chance” that pop singer-songwriter Hayley Kiyoko is coming to a city near you soon — so get ready for a show that’s “For the Girls.” On Tuesday (Jan. 31), Kiyoko…

Feds use rare veto to block Alaska copper, gold mine plan

apnews.com The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday effectively vetoed a proposed open-pit copper and gold mine in a remote region of southwest Alaska that is a trove of…

The Last Boeing 747 Leaves the Factory

nytimes.com The first Boeing 747 at the plant in Washington State in September 1968.Credit...Agence France-Presse, via Getty Images The plane known as “Queen of the Skies” helped make…

The number of ‘millionaire renters’ has tripled

marketwatch.com A growing number of millionaires are forgoing homeownership in big cities, either because of sky-high home prices or because they prefer to rent. That’s according to a new…

Top 20 States For Retirees That Are 'Better' Than Florida

entrepreneur.com Florida has been a popular state for people to retire to. • But Rhode Island, Delaware, and Ohio may also be great states for retirees. • Insider looked at different data to…

Astronauts who first flew SpaceX capsule to be honored at White House

washingtonpost.com Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, the former NASA astronauts who ushered in a new era of space exploartion when they flew to orbit aboard a SpaceX rocket in 2020, will be awarded…

Moving Company Allegedly Threatened Customers With Fake Legal Fees to Remove Negative Reviews

entrepreneur.com Online reviews are crucial for the success (or demise) of local businesses, and one company in Maine reportedly took drastic measures to make sure that negative reviews…

Online Brokers Battled The Bear Market And Each Other In 2022

investors.com For many investors, 2023 came with a sigh of relief after the carnage they experienced last year in both the stock and bond markets. If there was a year when investors…

Will the death of Tyre Nichols spark police reform?

poynter.org The Morning Meeting with Al Tompkins is a daily Poynter briefing of story ideas worth considering and more timely context for journalists, written by senior faculty Al…

Want to be a homeowner in 2023

marketwatch.com If you’re a renter dreaming of homeownership in 2023, here’s the hard truth: It may be cheaper to remain a tenant, at least for now. Across the 50 largest metropolitan…

Portland Café To Sell 'Black Jaguar Geisha' Coffee For $150 A Cup

zerohedge.com Portland Café To Sell 'Black Jaguar Geisha' Coffee For $150 A Cup A café shop in Portland, Oregon is one of just two locations in the United States where rich coffee snobs…

Senior Housing That Seniors Actually Like

yahoo.com Forty-five years ago, Betty Szudy and her wife, Maggie Roth, both 70, bought a Craftsman bungalow in Oakland, California. In 2017, at the same time their son and his wife…

Memphis pastor prays for continued peace after video release

politico.com MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Members of Mt. Olive Cathedral Church in Memphis gathered for worship on Sunday, two days after Tyre Nichols’ parents spoke from the sanctuary and called…

Memphis police chief deactivates Scorpion unit after death of Tyre Nichols

pbs.org The Memphis police chief on Saturday disbanded the city’s so-called Scorpion unit after some of its officers beat to death Tyre Nichols, reversing an earlier statement that…

Tyre Nichols’ Death At Hands Of Memphis Police Protested By March In Downtown Los Angeles And Other Cities

deadline.com Protesters confront Los Angeles Police officers wearing riot gear near City Hall after crowds became unruly after a vigil for Tyre Nichols near LAPD on January 27, 2023 in…

A Portland woman said a gas station employee told her 'I don't serve Black people.' 3 years later, a jury awarded her $1 million in damages

businessinsider.com Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images A Portland, Oregon, woman was awarded $1 million following a racist incident in 2020, KGW reported. Rose Wakefield said a gas…

Housing activists clash with environmentalists over mass timber factory homes in Oregon: ‘We have to do this’

fortune.com Inside a warehouse at the industrial Port of Portland lies what some believe could be the answer to Oregon’s housing crisis — a prototype of an affordable housing unit made…

Videos show peaceful Tyre Nichols protests despite some New York, LA unrest

newsweek.com Protests took place in cities across the United States on Friday after police bodycam footage was released showing Tyre Nichols being badly beaten by officers at a traffic…

What the Tyre Nichols body cam videos revealed about deadly arrest

newsweek.com Footage of Tyre Nichols being beaten by police officers in Memphis on January 7 was released to the public on Friday. The 29-year-old father died three days after he was…

20 states that are better than Florida for retirees

businessinsider.com adamkaz/Getty Images Florida has been a popular state for people to retire to. But Rhode Island, Delaware, and Ohio may also be great states for retirees. Insider looked at…

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