Steve August 1, 2022

Always a delight to get to reveal a great queer Middle Grade cover, and today’s is none other than Skating on Mars by Caroline Huntoon, a nonbinary contemporary MG releasing from Feiwel & Friends on May 30, 2023! Here’s the story: Life isn’t easy on twelve-year-old Mars. As if seventh grade isn’t hard enough, Mars […]

Steve August 1, 2022

Source: AP By KATE BRUMBACK ATLANTA (AP) — As expected, U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham is challenging a subpoena to testify before a special grand jury that’s investigating whether then-President Donald Trump and others broke any laws when they tried to overturn Joe Biden’s win in Georgia. Graham, a Republican from South Carolina, received a subpoena […]

Steve August 1, 2022

Can Democrats craft a winning message off a smorgasbord of misogynist madness?, Ever since the early morning hours of November 9, 2016, standing in a ballroom with red-hatted Trump election celebrants in the New York Hilton, I’ve been waiting for this moment. This eruption of misogyny, unlike any since perhaps the witch trials and the […]

Steve August 1, 2022

Have you ever been watching TikTok videos and liked a song, then had to exit and find it on Spotify or Apple Music? You may be able to skip that extra step soon. According to a recently-filed patent, parent company ByteDance is interested in developing a TikTok music service. It seems like a very natural […]

Steve August 1, 2022

1 August 2022 What was claimed A video shows a hot dog covered in dirt and parasites when observed under a microscope. Our verdict The hot dog clip was deliberately faked by the creator, who rubbed the sample on surfaces and clothing before putting it under a microscope. The worm-like organisms were not on the […]

Steve August 1, 2022

Heartstopper and Doctor Who star Yasmin Finney has her sights set on another major franchise. In an interview with The Mirror, 18-year-old Finney said she would “love to be a trans Bond girl – or just a Bond girl in general”. “I love James Bond,” she told the newspaper. “Every time I watch a Bond film, […]

Steve August 1, 2022

Perhaps it’s not surprising that inflation has so heavily weighed down the Biden administration. The buck famously stops at the Oval Office’s Resolute Desk, and when a buck doesn’t buy what it used to, that’s a problem for the president. But many of the worst bottlenecks making the pandemic economic recovery so painful were put […]

Steve August 1, 2022

Everyone does program management. Some just do it poorly. I’ve used that line for a laugh at the beginning of talks, but it’s true. Program management is, at its core, the act of coordinating the interfaces between teams to produce something of value. In open source projects, the “something of value” is generally the software […]