Opinion | The Government Must Say What It Knows About Covid’s Origins

The names of the researchers who reportedly fell ill, which have not been publicly confirmed by the U.S. government and therefore remain unverified, and the nature of their work, were disclosed last week by the news site Public. One of those named researchers, Ben Hu, is a leading scientist who has worked on bat coronaviruses […]

Elon Musk says Twitter has ‘no actual choice’ about government censorship requests

New York CNN — Criticized for giving into governments’ censorship demands, Elon Musk on Sunday claimed that Twitter has “no actual choice” about complying those requests. The comment comes after Musk has previously called himself a “free speech absolutist” and said he wanted to buy Twitter to bolster users’ ability to speak freely on the […]

Why’s everyone on TikTok talking about British Chinese takeaway?

« Did anyone order a Chinese? » Is it just us or has everyone’s TikTok FYPs been take over by videos of people unboxing their Chinese takeaways? Chicken balls, egg fried rice, and curry sauce – it seems our TikTok feeds cannot escape the delights (or confusions, depending on what side of the pond you’re on) of […]

Elon Musk Chops Twitter Down to About 1,000 Employees

In six months of ownership, Elon Musk has whittled Twitter’s employee count down by close to 90%. Layoffs and firings, sometimes after interrogations about leaks, have continued on a rolling basis. Meanwhile, user interest in Jack Dorsey-founded Bluesky has increased lately. Twitter’s workforce is down to its lowest level in many years as Elon Musk […]

What Students Are Saying About Banning TikTok

If TikTok continues to be owned by China, the United States should 1000% ban TikTok. Since TikTok’s user data is essentially owned by China, and TikTok is inextricably linked with China, the social media app is a national security risk. In order to protect the United States and its citizens, the U.S. Government should ban […]

Heather Graham bares all about ‘Boogie Nights’ nude scene

Heather Graham is baring all about her first nude scene in Paul Thomas Anderson’s 1997 porn epic “Boogie Nights.” The then-27-year-old starlet had already racked up promising parts in indies like “Drugstore Cowboy” and “Swingers” when her career stalled — and she was worried about shooting the full-frontal scene so early in her career. “That […]