‘Love Island’ feels different now and it’s because of #MeToo

‘Love Island’ feels different now and it’s because of #MeToo

This has, categorically, been the summer of Love Island. Despite being an annual fixture since 2015, this year’s Love Island has utterly steamrolled popular culture: it has become mainstream popular culture. 2018 was the year that the broadsheets couldn’t ignore it: MacBook anthropologists mused about attachment theory and heteronormative personality tropes and generation-Insta – before…
Updated NBA Front Office Power Rankings Post-Free Agency

Updated NBA Front Office Power Rankings Post-Free Agency

Christian Petersen/Getty Images 20. Phoenix Suns There's a case to be made that GM Ryan McDonough should have waited a year to commit to Devin Booker, rather than handing the high-scoring guard a five-year, $158 million extension. Booker could stand to prove a bit more before cashing in; his defense remains suspect, and it's worth…
Justin Bieber Is All Smiles In DJ Khaled’s Star-Studded ‘No Brainer’ Video

Justin Bieber Is All Smiles In DJ Khaled’s Star-Studded ‘No Brainer’ Video

It's Bieber season once again! After owning Summer '17 with his features on the ubiquitous hits "Despacito" and "I'm the One," Justin is back with his first music video appearance of 2018. This time around, the newly engaged pop star reconnects with DJ Khaled and his "I'm the One" collaborators Chance the Rapper and Quavo…
Facebook says it’s getting close to yanking several InfoWars pages

Facebook says it’s getting close to yanking several InfoWars pages

Lucas Jackson | Reuters Alex Jones from Infowars.com speaks during a rally in support of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump near the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S., July 18, 2016. Several Facebook pages tied to Alex Jones, including the official pages for Infowars and Alex Jones himself, are close to being removed from…
Trump’s war against the news media is rooted in some of his deepest fears

Trump’s war against the news media is rooted in some of his deepest fears

President Donald Trump calls on a reporter before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik President Donald Trump has sought to punish reporters when he's unhappy with the way they approach him, The Washington Post reported on Friday. Trump's angst can be triggered by a…
Let’s take a moment to appreciate people with horse girl energy

Let’s take a moment to appreciate people with horse girl energy

Horse girls are having a moment on Twitter.  Everyone knew a horse girl growing up. Horse girls were the kids who wore their waist-length hair french braided into a scrunchie, and then wore three or four scrunchies on their wrist in case of emergencies. Horse girls were the first to get braces, and would make…
Vladimir Guerrero Ready for Fearless 19-Year-Old Son to Steal Family Spotlight

Vladimir Guerrero Ready for Fearless 19-Year-Old Son to Steal Family Spotlight

B/R MANCHESTER, N.H. — Upstairs in a small suite just down the way from the enormous "Ferocious Family Fun" sign here at Delta Dental Stadium, the ferocious and loving matriarch of the Guerrero family pushes aside her box of chicken fingers, calls a timeout on the conversation and locks in on the field down below. How…
Cardi B Isn’t Joining Bruno Mars On Tour Anymore — See Her Heartfelt Statement

Cardi B Isn’t Joining Bruno Mars On Tour Anymore — See Her Heartfelt Statement

Cardi B is being careful with herself. On Thursday night (July 26), the "I Like It" rapper announced that she'll no longer be joining Bruno Mars on the last leg of his 24K Magic tour. Cardi's guest spot was announced back in February, but after welcoming her first child, a daughter named Kulture, on July…
We compared Google News and Apple’s built-in News app for the iPhone to see which one is better — and there’s a clear winner

We compared Google News and Apple’s built-in News app for the iPhone to see...

BI Graphics A few months ago, I had a realization: I wasn't paying enough attention to current events. Sure, I work in the news business. I watch the news scroll past on Twitter all day long, and there are TVs tuned to news channels in my newsroom. Sometimes I can hear my colleagues around me…
Jason Verrett Reportedly Suffers Season-Ending Injury on 1st Day of Camp

Jason Verrett Reportedly Suffers Season-Ending Injury on 1st Day of Camp

Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images Los Angeles Chargers cornerback Jason Verrett reportedly suffered an injury during a training camp conditioning test Friday that could force him to miss the 2018 NFL season. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported tests confirmed Verrett tore his Achilles and will miss the season. Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network initially reported Verrett's injury. Verrett has…