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

The 2022 Detroit Auto Show Was a Depressing Ghost Town

Ford Motor Company’s display at the 2022 North American International Auto Show.photo: Lalita Chemello The 2022 North American International Auto Show in Detroit opened its doors to media and industry professionals this week, with public days beginning tomorrow. NAIAS was once the pinnacle of the US auto show circuit, with huge, over-the-top displays and reveals … Read more

Earth broke the record for the shortest day since atomic clocks were invented

Earth completed its normal 24-hour rotation 1.59 milliseconds fast on June 29, breaking the record for the shortest day in modern history. (NASA) Estimated read time: 4-5 minutes ATLANTA — If you feel like there’s less time in the day, you’re correct. Scientists recorded the shortest day on Earth since the invention of the atomic … Read more

Discovery in paleontologist’s backyard reveals evidence of North America’s early humans

Butchering marks can be seen on the mammoth ribs. The top rib shows a fracture from blunt force impact, the middle rib shows a puncture wound and the bottom rib shows chopping marks. (Timothy Rowe et al., The University of Texas at Austin) Estimated read time: 4-5 minutes AUSTIN, Texas — The surprising discovery of … Read more

Free e-book: The silent health crisis that affects 88% of Americans

Estimated read time: 3-4 minutes Only 1 in 8 adult Americans are considered “metabolically healthy,” according to a shocking study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Gillings School of Global Public Health. Metabolic health refers to far more than just an optimal weight or pant size, it also includes having ideal levels … Read more

LDS author shares spiritual rebirth journeys of several who can now witness to Christ’s reality in a new book

Estimated read time: 5-6 minutes Everyone goes through hard times in life. Some go through heart-wrenching moments when it feels like things are so dark and hopeless that they just want to give up. If you’ve ever felt that level of despair, Latter-day Saint author Steven Anthony Bishop has a message for you. “The most … Read more

The Mysterious Companies Behind Costco’s Kirkland Signature and Trader Joe’s O’s

Costco generates nearly one-third of its sales from its Kirkland Signature label. As prices surge, store brands — also known as private labels, white labels or generic brands — have become an even more attractive option for inflation-fatigued shoppers who are looking to switch from pricier name brands. (David Paul Morris, Bloomberg/Getty Images) Estimated read … Read more

Elon Musk challenges Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal to a debate on bots

Centi-billionaire Elon Musk provoked Twitter and challenged the company’s CEO Parag Agrawal to a “public debate” about fake accounts and spam in the midst of a contentious legal battle over a $44 billion acquisition. Musk filed a bid with the Securities and Exchange to acquire Twitter back in April this year. After the agreed to … Read more

California DMV says Tesla FSD, Autopilot marketing deceptive

Brand new Tesla cars sit in a parking lot at a Tesla showroom on June 27, 2022 in Corte Madera, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images News | Getty Images The California Department of Motor Vehicles has accused Tesla of engaging in deceptive practices around the marketing of its driver assistance systems, which are branded … Read more

A Review Of Apple+’s Luck

(from left) Bob (voiced by Simon Pegg) and Sam Greenfield (voiced by Eva Noblezada) in luck.photo: Apple+ Hugely innovative on both a technological and narrative level, Pixar helped advance the medium of animation, and destroy once and for all the notion that mainstream animated films couldn’t be complex and ambitious without alienating or excluding their … Read more