Here are the oldest and youngest places in America, in one map

Age distributions vary widely across different parts of the US. Using data from the Census Bureau, we found the US counties with the highest and lowest median ages. Some parts of America have older populations than others. The US Census Bureau’s American Community Survey asks millions of US households each year several questions about their […]

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Uber and Lyft have won a key battleground in the electric scooter wars — and it’s a huge blow to the $2 billion startup that created the scooter phenomenon

In an effort to curb the onslaught of electric scooters, Santa Monica, California, is moving to limit the number of companies that can operate dockless vehicles there. An internal memo reveals that a City Council committee endorsed Lyft and Uber for permits — handing a crushing defeat for dedicated scooter operators Bird and Lime. Santa […]

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The director of ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ had to ignore past failure to make a career-defining movie that hopes to push real Hollywood change

Director Jon M. Chu was looking for a way to stop Hollywood whitewashing when the script for “Crazy Rich Asians” fell in his lap. But the movie also gave him a chance to prove to audiences that he can do more than make forgettable Hollywood titles like “G.I. Joe: Retaliation” and “Jem and the Holograms.” […]

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49 years ago today, 400,000 people descended on a farm for the greatest music festival of all time

This August marks the 49th anniversary of the famed Woodstock Music and Art Festival, which took place on Max Yasgur’s 600-acre farm in Bethel, New York. Every notable musician of the time, from Jimi Hendrix to Janis Joplin, played during the three-day festival. Even with 400,000 attendees, zero reports of violence were made to the […]

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‘Crazy Rich Asians’ is extravagant, hilarious, and poignant — and you absolutely have to see in theaters to get the full experience

“Crazy Rich Asians” is an extravagant, hilarious, and poignant examination of Asian American and Asian cultures. It is a new kind of rom-com for many reasons. The cast is wonderful, and shows that Constance Wu and Henry Golding can carry a movie with their charm and outstanding talent in both comedy and drama. Awkwafina and […]

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33-year-old firefighter and former soccer player tells the miraculous story of how his car stopped mere feet from plunging off the collapsed bridge in Genoa

Davide Capello, a former soccer player who is now a firefighter, says he was on the Morandi Bridge in Genoa, Italy, when it collapsed Tuesday morning. His car was one of at least 33 vehicles that fell from the bridge, but he says he survived after his car got stuck to a pillar. Rescue missions […]

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19 insider facts about shopping at Costco only employees know (COST)

Costco deals aren’t too hard to find. But there are a few less-than-obvious hacks and tips to apply if you ever spring for a membership. From watching the price tags to shopping on Mondays, here’s a look at some insider tips from employees that you should know if you’re going to shop at Costco. Costco […]

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‘You want me to put that face on the twenty-dollar bill?’: Omarosa claims Trump slammed the idea of replacing Andrew Jackson’s face with Harriet Tubman’s

Former White House adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman claims in her new book that President Donald Trump balked at the idea of putting abolitionist Harriet Tubman on the twenty-dollar bill. Manigault Newman wrote that Trump, when shown an image of Tubman, said “You want me to put that face on the twenty-dollar bill?” Trump has previously […]

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10 grammar mistakes that almost everyone makes — and how to avoid them

Grammar mistakes often occur within the daily flow of communication. The most common grammar mistakes happen when the incorrect word or phrase sounds correct, but it actually isn’t. These culprits range from misplaced apostrophes to the “then” versus “than” dilemma. Using grammar properly enables you to get your message across in the clearest way possible. […]

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