April 12, 2021

Simone Biles makes gymnastics history in leotard ‘for the survivors

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BY SHANNON CONNELLAN From Mashable Olympic champion Simone Biles just made gymnastics history wearing a leotard that honors survivors of sexual abuse. The 21-year-old athlete donned a teal leotard she designed herself on Sunday, winning her fifth title at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships in Boston, the first woman in 24 years to be awarded the […]

Tokyo Olympics deserve a medal for what it’s doing with old smartphones

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BY JACOB LAUING From Mashable For those who’ve dreamt of taking a selfie with Olympic superstar Simone Biles, this might be the closest your smartphone will ever get to her. Olympics organizers are hoping to construct medals for Tokyo 2020 from recycled smartphones. “Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic medals will be made out of people’s […]

Donald Trump is Time magazine’s Person of the Year

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From BBC US President-elect Donald Trump has been named Time magazine’s Person of the Year for 2016. The property tycoon was awarded the title following his unexpected victory over Hillary Clinton in November’s presidential election. Mr Trump told NBC’s Today show shortly after the announcement it was a “great honour” which “meant a lot” to […]

What to drink on Thanksgiving: Beaujolais

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By Laura Burgess From The Kitchn Beaujolais is the rosé of fall; the consummate crowd-pleaser, thanks to its fresh and fruity flavors. This combination also makes the French red perfect for America’s favorite feast — and that alone is worth decoding the foreign label. Plus, it’s the best bargain wine on the market. A Brief […]