Scathing UK report says Facebook 'intentionally and knowingly' violated privacy rules, calls for regulations

Facebook's recent woes continue, with the social media giant now being the target of calls for an investigation into their business practices in the United Kingdom.

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Monday, February 18, 2019 - 1:10pm

Google is hiding behind shell companies to score tax breaks and land deals

According to a staggering report by The Washington Post, Google has used shell companies and fake brand names to obtain land and secure huge tax breaks for their expansion efforts across the US.

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Monday, February 18, 2019 - 2:38pm

What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of February 18, 2019

Ray Romano was not kidding when he titled his very recent standup special Right Here, Around the Corner. It gives me no joy to tell you that a mere two weeks after said special dropped (if anything that Ray Romano produces could be said to have “dropped”), Ray is has come back Around the Corner and he’s Right Here,…

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Monday, February 18, 2019 - 8:00am

Tell Us Your Public Transit Hacks

This week on Hack Your City, we’re not taking hacks for one city—we’re taking hacks for all of them. We want your tips on taking public transit, wherever you live. For example! In New York, a free ride on the Staten Island Ferry is a well-known alternative to a trip to the Statue of Liberty. But a less appreciated…

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Monday, February 18, 2019 - 9:00am

What's Closed on President's Day

It’s President’s Day! The day officially honors the birthday of the nation’s first President, George Washington. In fact, the holiday is technically called Washington’s Birthday. It’s a federal holiday, which means not only will a lot of people have the day off from work on Monday (3-day weekend FTW!), a lot of…

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Monday, February 18, 2019 - 9:00am

All the Ways You Can Get Your Student Loans Forgiven

With the average student loan balance hitting $29,800 for the Class of 2018, you’re probably looking for any help you can get paying off your debt. And if you meet certain requirements, it’s possible to have a portion of your balance forgiven.

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Monday, February 18, 2019 - 10:00am

Disabled People Are Entitled to a Free Lifetime Pass to National Parks 

If you or your child has a permanent disability you may be entitled to a free, lifetime pass to visit the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands.

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Monday, February 18, 2019 - 10:34am

I'm Loretta Stokes, Engineering Manager at Eventbrite, and This Is How I Parent

Loretta Stokes is a senior software engineering manager and a mentor for female engineers through her work with the WomenGetIT organization. She was recently named the “Emerging Leader of the Year” by the Greater Nashville Technology Council.

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Monday, February 18, 2019 - 11:00am

Travel the World with a Total Stranger for Free

There’s nothing more sobering than traveling with a friend for the first time. You very quickly learn their travel “quirks” like they hate walking too much or their teeth grind when they sleep (I’m not saying I know someone who does this, but I’m also not not saying that).

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Monday, February 18, 2019 - 12:00pm

Skip the Colors and Save $6 On Philips' Hue White Ambiance Smart Bulb

Full RGB color light bulbs are fun, but most Hue owners primarily use their lights to glow in different temperatures of white. Daylight is great for stimulating you throughout the day, while warmer shades of white can help ease you to sleep in the evening.

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Monday, February 18, 2019 - 9:36am

Are Dollar Store Pregnancy Tests Legit?

Dollar store purchases aren’t usually the sturdiest or the highest quality items. So it’s fair to wonder, when you see cheap pregnancy tests on their shelves, whether you could even take its results seriously. Surprise! It’s a yes.

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Monday, February 18, 2019 - 1:00pm

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