The IOC Wants the Olympics to Be Apolitical. That’s Impossible

When French historian Pierre de Coubertin founded the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the governing body of the modern Olympic Games, in the late 19th century, he billed the competition as a peace movement that could bring the world together through sport. “Wars break out because nations misunderstand each other,” he said. Competition, the reasoning went, would … Read more

Kim Kardashian Posts Stunning Pics From $600M Ambani Wedding

Kim Kardashian paid no mind to her critics as she shared photos of her stunning outfit for the much-talked-about Ambani wedding in Mumbai, India. The extravagant celebration, estimated to have cost a whopping $600 million, brought together dignitaries from around the globe. Kim didn’t fail to steal the show in a dusty rose lehenga adorned … Read more

The Acolyte Finale Manny Jacinto Interview: Stranger’s Secrets

The galaxy far, far away has been rocked by the arrival of a new agent of the dark side in the last month, as The Acolyte lifted the lid on its mysterious Stranger—Manny Jacinto’s not-so-shady smuggler Qimir secretly being the dark Master pulling the strings behind its titular Acolyte. But now that the Star Wars streaming … Read more

30 years after attack on Argentina’s Jewish center, Milei makes promises. But the anguish remains

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — On each passing anniversary of the deadly 1994 attack against Argentina’s largest Jewish community center, Diana Malamud said she endures a brutal “Groundhog Day.” In her version of the Kafkaesque nightmare that traps her in the same day over and over, presidents repeat the same pledges to seek justice for the … Read more

Christina Hall’s ‘The Flip Off’ Show With Tarek El Moussa Will Move On Without Her Ex Josh

Christina Hall and Tarek El Moussa’s new TV show, The Flip Off, will still move forward in spite of Christina’s recently announced divorce from her husband, Josh.  Just months after HGTV announced that the exes and Flip or Flop alums would reunite for a new TV show that features them going head to head with their respective spouses … Read more

Missed Out on Prime Day? These 155 Deals Are Still Going Strong (2024)

Prime Day is officially over. Did your friend mention a killer deal they scored? Are you now dealing with FOMO? Not to worry. Roughly half of the Amazon Prime Day deals we highlighted during the main event are still kicking around, though they are expiring quickly. These are all products we here at WIRED have … Read more

Persian Gulf, Dubai experience life-threatening heat indexes above 140

The heat and humidity in the Persian Gulf region have soared to nearly intolerable levels this week, and there’s little relief in sight. Some locations have seen the heat index, or how it feels when factoring in the humidity, reach 140 to 150 degrees Fahrenheit, fueled by an intense heat dome, the warmest water temperatures … Read more

Bob Newhart Dead at 94

Bob Newhart — an absolute legend of stand-up comedy, TV and film — has died. Bob passed away Thursday at his Los Angeles home after a series of brief illnesses, according to his longtime rep. He’s perhaps best known for his deadpan delivery, and his 2 successful sitcoms — “The Bob Newhart Show” came first … Read more

Netflix (NFLX) earnings Q2 2024

The Netflix logo is displayed above its corporate offices on January 24, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.  Mario Tama | Getty Images Netflix reported earnings after the bell. Here are the results. Earnings per share: $4.88 vs $4.74 per share expected by LSEGRevenue: $9.56 billion vs.9.53 billion expected by LSEGTotal memberships: 274.4 million paid memberships expected, according … Read more