Steve July 28, 2020

Lucid has announced its driver-assist plan for its upcoming Air electric sedan to compete with Tesla’s Autopilot features. While Lucid insists that it isn’t competing with Tesla, many are seeing the latter’s Model S as the biggest competitor to the former’s first electric car, the Lucid Air. That’s especially true since the two vehicles programs, […]

Steve July 28, 2020

Tesla is getting accolades from the competition over its financial results amid the COVID-19 pandemic as the head of Volkswagen says that he believes the electric automaker could become the world’s most valuable company. Last week, Tesla announced its Q2 2020 financial results and crushed expectations by delivering a profit despite a difficult situation due […]

Steve July 28, 2020

We’re all at risk from bad information. Stay informed. Sign up to our weekly newsletter. Covid-19 crisis: we need your help to protect us all from bad information You’ve probably seen a surge in misleading and unsubstantiated medical advice since the Covid-19 outbreak. If followed, it can put lives at serious risk. We need your […]

Steve July 28, 2020

by Sam Manzella 7/28/2020 It’s 2020, and queer people should be employed in every workplace. Don’t take it from me, though—ask the marketing team behind the “eBussy.” ElectricBrands, a German tech company, has revealed a prototype for the eBussy, its new electric vehicle that can take on 10 different body types, HypeBeast reports. The eBussy […]

Steve July 28, 2020

by Christopher Rudolph 7/28/2020 The category is: Emmys realness! Even with a global pandemic the Emmys are still happening. This morning Leslie Jones hosted the virtual announcement of the nominees for the 72nd annual Primetime Emmys. The Emmy-nominated SNL actress was joined by Laverne Cox, Josh Gad, Tatiana Maslany and Television Academy CEO Frank Scherma […]

Steve July 28, 2020

by Sam Manzella 7/28/2020 WarnerMedia is launching an internal investigation of The Ellen DeGeneres Show after numerous accounts of toxicity in the workplace from former employees, Variety reports. Last week, staffers received a memo from WarnerMedia and Telepictures, the series’ production company, stating that employee relations and a third-party firm would be interviewing current and […]

Steve July 28, 2020

by Christopher Rudolph 20h ago Electric Mayhem? More like Electric Mayhem Miller because the worlds of RuPaul’s Drag Race and the Muppets are about to collide on Disney+. RuPaul reunites with Kermit and company in the premiere episode of Muppets Now, a new Disney+ original series. The episode, “Due Date,” finds the Muppets trying to […]

Steve July 28, 2020

Joe Biden on Tuesday unveiled an ambitious plan to combat racial inequality in the U.S. that focuses on providing assistance to minority small business owners and making housing more affordable for families of color. Biden will speak about the plan — which represents the last plank of his four-part “Build Back Better” economic revitalization agenda […]

Steve July 28, 2020

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden could announce his running mate as soon as the end of this week, according to the time frame he laid out. In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics Podcast, the crew discusses the positive and negative narratives that could emerge from each of his potential choices. They also ask why […]

Steve July 28, 2020

Amid concentrated job losses and financial insecurity, disproportionate rates of contracting and becoming seriously ill from COVID-19, and nationwide protests in response to centuries of racial injustice and anti-Black racism, the past few months have exacerbated the already disparate mental health needs of many Black, Indigenous, and non-Black people of color (BIPOC). In particular, BIPOC […]

Steve July 28, 2020

See also: “Lawmakers Must Strengthen SNAP in Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic” by Areeba Haider As America continues to grapple with the devastating public health and economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, one thing is clear: The relief packages passed by Congress months ago are not doing enough to address hunger. For example, the Families […]