LeBron James and Coco Gauff Named Team USA Flagbearers at 2024 Paris Olympics

Tennis star Coco Gauff has been selected as Team USA’s female flag bearer just days before the start of the Paris Olympics, the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee announced Wednesday.  She will join NBA superstar LeBron James as the American flag bearers and together, they will lead the U.S. delegation on the Seine River for the Summer Games’ … Read more

You Can Actually Use a Chromebook Offline. Here’s How

Chromebooks are often sold on their tight integration with the cloud: They’re essentially windows to the web and not much else. That comes with a variety of benefits, like never having to worry about losing an unsaved document, but it also means Chromebooks are less useful than Windows or macOS laptops when you don’t have … Read more

King Charles cashes in as Crown Estate profits surge to $1.4 billion

King Charles III in Camberley, England. Dan Kitwood | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images LONDON — Britain’s King Charles III is set for a bumper £45 million ($58 million) pay raise after profits at the sovereign’s public estate more than doubled, according to official records. Profits of The Crown Estate — a portion of … Read more

Youth Basketball Player Stomps On Opponent’s Head, Police Investigating

Play video content A 13-year-old basketball player viciously stomped on his opponent’s head in the middle of a game over the weekend … and now, the whole incident is under police investigation. It all went down during a matchup between Payton’s Place and Tumakbo United organizations at the College of Alameda in California on Sunday … Read more

Best video doorbell deal: Get a Google Nest Doorbell for its lowest price ever

SAVE $70: As of July 24, get the Google Nest Doorbell for just $109.99. That’s a 39% discount on its usual price of $179.99, and the lowest price we’ve seen. Unexpected visitors at your doorstep can make for anxiety, but it’s even scarier walking over to the door to actually see who’s there. That’s where … Read more

My Dumb Little Brain Just Got Blown After Seeing These 22 Absolutely Fascinating Pictures For The Very First Time Last Week

1.In 2018, NASA captured an unreal-looking rectangular iceberg: 2.This is the last photograph ever taken of the Titanic: It sunk three days later. Alamy Stock Photo 3.This is what a report card from 1926 looks like: Knock off all that whispering! u/wtfimscreaming / Via reddit.com 4.This camouflage, known as “dazzle camouflage,” was extremely popular during … Read more

Apple’s Sunny imagines a cozy future where screens fade into the background

Sunny, a new sci-fi dramedy on Apple TV Plus, is different from most visions of the future — mainly because it barely has any screens. Instead, the show imagines a time when technology is more seamlessly integrated into our lives. Phones rely primarily on audio, friendly robots help around the house, and computer monitors look … Read more

Death toll from fishing boat sunk in South Atlantic rises to 9 sailors. 4 are still missing at sea

MADRID — At least nine sailors perished and four others are still missing in rough seas after a fishing vessel sank in the South Atlantic some 200 miles (320 kilometers) off the Falkland Islands, Spanish authorities said Wednesday. Fourteen crew members made it onto life rafts and were rescued by two other fishing boats that … Read more

CityRock launches second fund to back founders from diverse backgrounds

CityRock announced on Wednesday the close of a $24 million Fund II to invest in founders from diverse backgrounds. The fund, which is part of H/L Ventures, will seek to back companies in areas such as climate, healthcare and the future of work. The firm has numerous legs to it, ranging from a venture studio … Read more