Could new technology solve the Gardner heist?
“Technology is really changing the way this case is being handled,” said Chris Marinello, CEO of Art Recovery Group, which maintains an international database of more than 360,000 stolen, looted, or missing works, including 1,000 from Massachusetts ...
August 15, 2015
Nesting, the Vice Media Way
Mr. Morton recalled that when he first moved in and Mr. Morris was away on assignment, he was startled by “four or five very powerful alarm clocks” that went off during the day. Mr. Morris ducked his head. “It's hard for me to wake up,” he said. “I ...
June 10, 2015
Can big data help you get a good night's sleep?
“It's because you woke up in the light part of the sleep cycle.” The insight led him to develop a sleep-cycle alarm that could determine the best time to alert a person within a certain window. “Sometimes it's better to get up at 10 of seven than at ...
June 29, 2015
How to Overcome Burnout and Stay Motivated
“There's a lot of pressure in this 24/7 cycle,” she says. Have lunch away from your desk. “Stepping away from your computer gets you out of the weeds and prompts you to reexamine the big picture,” he advises. “It's often in the intervals between ...
Charles Koch: We're not in politics to boost our bottom line
(For the record, Koch says this of climate change: "You can plausibly say that CO2 has contributed" to the planet's warming, but he sees "no evidence" to support "this theory that it's going to be catastrophic.") Lombardo would not say how much the ...
April 23, 2015
Health Care Opens Stable Career Path, Taken Mainly by Women
The fire alarm was blaring for the second time that afternoon, prompting patients to stumble out of their rooms. Her wage of nearly $27 an hour provides for a comfortable life that includes a three-bedroom home, a pickup truck and a new sport ...
February 22, 2015
7 National Crime Agency chiefs quit 'Britain's FBI' as morale plummets
The flagship crime-fighting force set up to become Britain's FBI is mired in chaos, failure and plunging morale, with a spate of shock resignations at the highest level, The Mail on Sunday can reveal. Head of the National Crime Agency Keith Bristow is ...
July 18, 2015
Charles Koch: We're not in politics to boost our bottom line Charles Koch and his industrial empire are mounting an aggressive new defense of his company and his political advocacy, with the billionaire insisting his work to help elect Republicans... ly/1yXOWbs Corrections and clarifications: An earlier version of this story misstated Charles and David Koch's ownership stake in Koch Industries. WICHITA — Charles Koch and his industrial empire are mounting an aggressive new defense of his company and his political advocacy, with the billionaire insisting his work to help elect Republicans is rooted in his decades-long quest to "increase... " Koch said of charges that his drive to limit government's power will increase his bottom line. His comments came during an interview with USA TODAY in his office at Koch Industries, where he discussed a wide range of topics — from the nearly daily death threats against him to what he termed the "hysteria" in some quarters about global warming. (For the record, Koch says this of climate change: "You can plausibly say that CO2 has contributed" to the planet's warming, but he sees "no evidence" to support "this theory that it's going to be catastrophic. The publicity-averse CEO is stepping into the spotlight as Koch Industries launched a new advertising campaign this week.
National Chaos Agency: Seven crime chiefs quit 'Britain's FBI' as morale plummets less than two years after force was set up Shock resignations at the top of National Crime Agency, considered 'Britain's FBI' Its head is one of seven members of... Head of the National Crime Agency Keith Bristow is among seven members of the 17-strong management board to quit in the space of a few months. Other key figures leaving less than two years after the NCA began its work include the deputy chief and the head of the investigation into the Rotherham paedophile scandal. The leadership crisis is a blow to Theresa May, who set up the NCA to replace Labour's failed Serious Organised Crime Agency (Soca). The turmoil at the top comes amid serious concerns about the NCA's operations uncovered by a Mail on Sunday investigation.
Although Bruce Jenner had just come out as a transgender woman in a groundbreaking interview with Diane Sawyer , almost every late-night comedian who joked about the story did so respectfully and creatively. Which is harder: Winning an Olympic decathlon or singlehandedly changing the tone of jokes about transgender people. The late-night comedy crowd has long subjected Jenner and other transgender people to cheap jokes, some of which were re-aired in the middle of the Sawyer interview. A recent Conan O’Brien zinger about Jenner being assigned a Dancing With the Stars partner as soon as he “ assigns himself a gender ” felt particularly crass coming straight off of Jenner’s admission that he has struggled with gender dysphoria for... ” Funny, TiVo is also a joke that belongs in 2005. But almost as soon as Diane Sawyer signed off on Friday night, something palpable shifted in the television comedy world. When the late-night hosts first broached the subject of Jenner’s transition on Monday night, their audiences didn’t laugh, they cheered as if Jenner had just crossed another finish line—and he has.