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Online banks are just as safe as brick-and-mortar banks, and you may like them if you’re comfortable banking digitally

Summary List Placement  An online bank is an institution that operates mostly or solely online. Your money is safe at an online bank as long as the company is federally insured by the FDIC. Online banks don't have as many overhead expenses as traditional banks, so they can afford to pay higher rates and charge…

The millennial cofounders of a luxury accessories startup reveal the social media strategy they used to quickly carve out a market

Summary List Placement Omar and Zane Sabré are the cofounders of luxury accessory brand Maison de Sabré, and have seemed to find a way to make their products stand out among the competition.  Specializing in monogrammed phone cases and small leather goods, the entrepreneurial brothers say their brand pulled in $1.9 million in revenue over…

The German government tells people to be as ‘indolent as raccoons’ as it deploys humor to control the spread of COVID-19

Summary List PlacementThe German government released a string of humorous adverts last week that urged the country to be "lazy as raccoons" to prevent the further spread of COVID-19. In one of the adverts, which was widely shared on social media and has since received more than 2.5 million views, an old man is seen…

Cybercriminals are increasingly trying to attack the ultra-rich at home — here is how concierge security firms are protecting them

Summary List Placement An heiress kept getting outfoxed in a legal battle. No matter what detailed strategy she and her lawyers took, the other side seemed to somehow anticipate it perfectly. Millions of dollars were at stake.  No amount of preparation could outpace her adversaries. The heiress worked with her attorneys, corresponding on her laptops,…

Dim Friday 2020: The best early deals from Amazon, Draw and Walmart, and everything else you need to know for November 27

 Summary List Placement Black Friday 2020 is a few days away and the much-anticipated shopping event is shaping up to be unlike any that came before it.  This year, retailers are de-emphasizing in-store shopping and electing for more frequent, online sales leading up to the big day. This means there'll be more Black Friday discounts,…

Rapid testing 75% of a city every 3 days could ‘pressure the epidemic toward extinction’ within 6 weeks, a new study claims

Summary List Placement Mass rapid-testing for COVID-19 — especially of those people showing no signs of infection — could bring an end to the pandemic within six weeks, claims a new study by researchers at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health and the University of Colorado Boulder. Published November 20 in the peer-reviewed…

After Trump assembly, Michigan GOP lawmakers affirmed Biden will win the state and urged Trump to focus on the COVID-19 pandemic currently ravaging the...

Summary List Placement After a meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House on Friday, Republican lawmakers from Michigan said they "have not yet been made aware of any information that would change the outcome of the election in Michigan." Trump invited the majority leader of the Michigan State Senate, Mike Shirkey, and the…

‘Negate it on, I’m not backing down’: Arizona top election official Katie Hobbs holds fast against attempts to undermine the instruct’s election

Summary List Placement Arizona's top election official Katie Hobbs is preparing for Arizona counties to certify their election results on Monday's deadline after a tumultuous election cycle beset by unsubstantiated claims of fraud in Arizona's election, protests outside election offices, and attacks on the integrity of the process she oversees.  "We've been in communication with…

FDA advisory committee to discuss emergency authorization for Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine

Summary List Placement The US Food and Drug Administration will be hosting a meeting in just under three weeks to consider an emergency use authorization for Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, the agency announced Friday. Earlier this week, the pharmaceutical giant revealed that its experimental vaccine is 95% effective at preventing transmission of the coronavirus, citing a…

Staffers at BuzzFeed and HuffPost are worrying about layoffs and the future of their newsrooms as the two companies prepare to combine

Summary List Placement One digital media giant BuzzFeed is acquiring another, Verizon-owned HuffPost, in an all-stock deal that brings together two companies that have struggled to get profitable with big staffs to support and ad revenue declines in the pandemic. As part of the deal, Verizon Media is paying BuzzFeed an undisclosed cash investment and…

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Gods Will Descend is about killing gods… but you probably already got that from the title

I like a good on-the-nose title. No one reads the name Home Alone and wonders "Gee, think there are other people in the house?" No one goes into Airplane! wondering where the movie takes place. That's why I don't feel too bad telling you that gods will fall in Gods Will Fall. This is an action adventure…

Xfinity is bringing pricey data cap fees to more states in 2021

There's no good time to establish internet data caps and charge customers who exceed their too-low monthly limit, but this is a particularly awful time to do so. As reported by The Verge, Comcast is rolling out its 1.2TB monthly data cap – and the $10 per 50GB overage fee – to more states in…

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s dice game will be a real physical game soon enough

In the context of Assassin's Creed, the word "dice" is usually a synonym for all the different ways you can murder with a blade. Stab, shank, skewer, slice, chop -- you get the picture. In Valhalla, it's more associated with a charming little side activity. All throughout Assassin's Creed Valhalla's villages are random townsfolk who…

Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno named new UFC 256 main tournament; Ferguson vs. Oliveira co-main

UFC 256 headlining bouts UFC 256 main event: Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon MorenoUFC 256 co-main event: Tony Ferguson vs. Charles Oliveira Just three days after Deveison Figueiredo defended his UFC flyweight championship, he has inked a deal to defend it against Brandon Moreno. Figueiredo headlined UFC 255, putting the flyweight belt on the line against…