Steve March 2, 2020

Getty Images (3); NBC Sports (4) INDIANAPOLIS — Four days in hallways, bars, restaurants, hotel rooms, hotel lobbies, Lucas Oil Stadium (and did I mention bars?) at the NFL Convention, also known as the NFL Scouting Combine, yielded 30 tidbits. Topics include: • The most impressive player in Indy • The best quote of the […]

Steve March 2, 2020

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar was forced to cancel a campaign rally in her home state on Sunday after protesters took to the stage and chanted repeatedly for over an hour calling for justice in the case of Myon Burrell, a black teenager sent to prison for life for the shooting of an 11-year-old girl in […]

Steve March 2, 2020

LAREDO, Texas — They’re both children of Texas who share similar backgrounds. But they also epitomize the generational divide that is showing up in politics as more young Latinos come of voting age and become part of the political class. Jessica Cisneros, 26, an immigration and human rights lawyer, is challenging Rep. Henry Cuellar, 64, […]

Steve March 2, 2020

We’re currently caught up in a whirlwind of hysteria and sensationalist headlines, fearing for our lives as coronavirus spreads across the world. But as coverage of the health crisis has increased, a swirl of misinformation has inevitably spread across social media and through viral WhatsApp messages and TikTok memes. Understandably, that’s causing some people a…

Steve March 2, 2020

Makes about 1 cupPrep time: 15 minutesTotal time: 30 minutes Ingredients 3 whole peeled tomatoes from a can, crushed8 tablespoons|113 grams unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 tablespoon sherry vinegar¾ teaspoon kosher salt Directions 1. Heat a medium skillet over medium-high. Add the tomatoes and their juice to the skillet and cook, using a wooden…

Steve March 2, 2020

A new documentary centers on Edward Dwight, the first African American selected as a potential astronaut in 1963 for Aerospace Research Pilot School. Bettmann Archive/Getty hide caption toggle caption Bettmann Archive/Getty A new documentary centers on Edward Dwight, the first African American selected as a potential astronaut in 1963 for Aerospace Research Pilot School. Bettmann…

Steve March 2, 2020

SpaceX’s newest Starship spacecraft prototype unintentionally lifted off during a critical test at the company’s Boca Chica, Texas facilities – a development that was almost certainly unplanned. On February 26th, under the cover of an incredibly thick fog bank, SpaceX carefully transported its second full-scale Starship prototype – measuring some 30m (100 ft) tall and…

Steve March 2, 2020

One of the nice things about looking at the full scope of tech news for the day is that two stories that you otherwise wouldn’t think to connect end up playing off each other perfectly. So it was today with the following pieces of news. First, Firefox is turning on a controversial new encryption methodology…

Steve March 2, 2020

Why start here? Well, as Davé explains: “Fish have a low carbon footprint relative to other sources of animal protein and they play a critical role in feeding 3 billion people today, so helping fish farmers could prove critical both for humanity and for the h…