Photo: Screenshot / VICE World News Damo and Neil both have day jobs. Damo works in an office and Neil is a mechanic. But for the last eight years they’ve been cultivating large amounts of cannabis, hidden in plain sight, next to some of the busiest motorways in England. The pair use […]

That’s what happened after July 4, said Megan L. Ranney, an emergency physician and public health researcher at Brown University. She said a jump in positive tests began between two and four weeks after the holiday, suggesting that many were pass-along infections. The American Automobile Association forecast that about 50 […]

Giving back is more important than ever as the coronavirus pandemic has upended the lives of millions across the globe. While Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales are a great way to save money on holiday gifts, the profits frequently go to major retailers, not local businesses or those in […]

Travel credit cards can still be useful even when travel plans get sidelined. (iStock) Travel credit cards can offer numerous benefits, including the opportunity to earn airline points, miles on purchases, or hotel points. Using those rewards for free flights or hotel stays can save you money, while added benefits […]

RHODES, GREECE – JUNE 28: Tourist woman at the beach with a notebook laptop, surfing in the internet and working in the five stars Hotel Atrium Thalasso Spa Resort and Villas in Lahaina, Rhodes, Dodecanes, Greece. EyesWideOpen/Getty Images Life in 2020 has been miserable, but we’re nearly through with the […]

NEW YORK STATE (NEWS10) — Winter is coming, are you ready? New York State Police (NYSP) and AAA Western and Central NY (WCNY) want to make sure you’re prepared for whatever weather whips through the region this season by offering some helpful tips to keep you safe. In anticipation for […]

The Pistons are getting into the online sports-betting game. The team announced Monday multi-year agreements to make both DraftKings and FanDuel the official sports-betting partners. The agreements will allow each sports-betting giant to use the Pistons’ logos in their marketing and the Pistons will promote both companies in Little Caesars […]

Photo illustration by Slate. Photos by Getty Images Plus. Not Every Work Call Needs to Be on Video Banning Political Talk at the Office Is Not the Answer Working From Home Is Making a Lot of People Miserable No One Knows Their Legal Rights at Work Few people are as […]

SEATTLE — The global pandemic has resulted in a dramatic reshuffling of the annual cruise of the Coast Guard icebreaker Polar Star. Instead of heading south into the unending light of the Antarctic summer, the Seattle-based vessel will journey north into the winter darkness of the Arctic. As late as August, the 134 full-time crew […]

There has been a huge spike this year in Britons seeking property abroad, but Brexit could be about to transform the behaviour of those looking to spend time in their second-homes.  New post-Brexit rules will limit the amount of time that UK residents can spend in their foreign boltholes when […]

Two in five holiday shoppers are taking a different approach to gift-giving this year, according to a recent Chase survey. That includes 55 percent who plan to focus on quality rather than quantity and 36 percent who are planning to buy practical gifts for their loved ones. Most of that […]

As a doctor, I know frightening health statistics are everywhere. We’re all getting fatter (obesity), developing chronic diseases (diabetes) and succumbing to potential pandemics (coronavirus). It’s all pretty scary. So how can we improve our health? Yes, we want longevity—but we want quality of life as well. Are there any […]

As the coronavirus pandemic throttled physical retail this year and design houses raced into digital initiatives, the decision-makers at Carolina Herrera emerged in a fortunate position. Unlike many of their peers, they weren’t suddenly rushing to remake their brands into something more “e” friendly. By the time the pandemic erupted, […]

Choose the right organization In order for your donation to be deductible, it must go to a nonprofit group that is approved by the IRS. Most often, these are charitable, religious or educational organizations, though they can also be everything from your local volunteer fire company to a group for […]

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran held a funeral service Monday for the slain scientist who founded its military nuclear program two decades ago, with the Islamic Republic’s defense minister vowing to continue the man’s work “with more speed and more power.” An honor guard carried the casket containing the body […]

For onelast day, we’ll be bringing you the biggest discounts across consoles, controllers, games and bundles (The Independent ) Cyber Monday is here, meaning the Black Friday 2020 shopping bonanza is coming to a close, but there’s still plenty of discounts to be had on tech, home appliances, kids’ toys, […]