Science Textbooks Wrong? 525-Million-Year-Old Fossil Defies Common Explanation for Brain Evolution

Science Textbooks Wrong?  525-Million-Year-Old Fossil Defies Common Explanation for Brain Evolution

Artist’s impression of an individual 525-million-year-old Cardiodictyon catenulum on the shallow coastal sea floor, emerging from the shelter of a small stromatolite built by photosynthetic bacteria. Credit: Nicholas Strausfeld/University of Arizona According to a new study, fossils of a tiny sea creature with a delicately preserved nervous system solve a century-old debate over how the … Read more

Analysts have given Entergy Co. (NYSE:ETR) an average rating of “Hold.”

Analysts have given Entergy Co.  (NYSE:ETR) an average rating of “Hold.”

According to Bloomberg, all sixteen brokerages presently covering Entergy Co. (NYSE: ETR) have recommended that investors “keep” their positions in the company’s stock. One of the research analysts suggests selling the stock, four others suggest holding it, and the remaining four suggest purchasing it. The average 1-year price objective that brokers that have previously covered … Read more

Disney’s Strange World to Lose $100 Million: Why It Flopped at Box Office

Disney’s Strange World to Lose 0 Million: Why It Flopped at Box Office

Disney’s “Strange World” bombed at the box office over Thanksgiving, leaving the studio to mop up oceans, mountains and terrains of red ink. The animated feature debuted dramatically behind expectations with $11.9 million from 4,174 North American theaters over the weekend and $18.6 million over the five-day holiday frame. Before projections were revised downward, the … Read more

The Fabelmans Box Office and the Worst Thanksgiving Ever

The Fabelmans Box Office and the Worst Thanksgiving Ever

A holiday that was a major date in the specialized film calendar fell flat, with Laura Poitras’ Nan Goldin documentary a happy exception. Let’s get this out of the way: This was the worst-ever Thanksgiving weekend for adult specialized titles (other than 2020, when major city theaters were still mostly closed). We saw weak results … Read more

The secrets behind some of your favorite Christmas movie classics

Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy in 1983’s “Trading Places,” which features music from “The Marriage of Figaro.” (Moviestore/Shutterstock) Estimated read time: 6-7 minutes ATLANTA — Watching Christmas movies is a whole tradition together. Every family has their mainstays, whether it’s an animated classic from yesteryear or a more modern take on holiday cheer. Get to … Read more

Amazon workers in 30 other countries protest on Black Friday

Amazon workers and activists in 30 countries marked the traditional start of holiday shopping season with a series of walkouts and protests to demand better pay and working conditions. In Manhattan, activists, labor unions and Amazon workers marched outside company founder Jeff Bezos’ penthouse in the tony Flatiron district. Outside St. Louis, a few dozen … Read more

Drag Star, Disney Icon, Kids Book Author

Photo🇧🇷 Max Fleury Being a multi-hyphenate performer is something Nina West knows well. Winning Miss Congeniality on RuPaul’s Drag Race season 11, partnering with Dolly Parton on a kindness campaign, making music for kids, acting opposite Daniel Radcliffe in Weird: The Al Yankovic Story🇧🇷 becoming the LGBTQ face of Disney’s Pride campaign, and releasing a … Read more