Lucrecia Martel is Not the Black Widow Director For This Reason – /FILM

Lucrecia Martel is Not the Black Widow Director For This Reason – /FILM

For Marvel’s highly anticipated Black Widow movie, a solo outing that had been in demand for nearly a decade, the studio wanted to get it right. Over 65 female directors were considered at one point to direct the Scarlett Johansson vehicle, and that was slowly whittled down to a four-person shortlist. Ultimately Berlin Syndrome director Cate Shortland earned the gig, […]

Starbucks to Offer Coffee Delivery Across U.S. as It Seeks to Reach More Customers – The Wall Street Journal

Starbucks to Offer Coffee Delivery Across U.S. as It Seeks to Reach More Customers – The Wall Street Journal

Starbucks Corp. SBUX 1.28% plans to expand coffee delivery across the U.S. with UberEats as part of a broader strategy to try to reach more customers. The coffee chain, which has been facing slowing traffic to its domestic coffee shops, on Thursday outlined its growth plans for investors gathered in New York.  Starbucks began testing […]

The Strategist's Celebrity White Elephant Gift Exchange – New York Magazine

The Strategist's Celebrity White Elephant Gift Exchange – New York Magazine

Fasten your cummerbund. Top off your eggnog. We cordially invite you to the first ever Strategist (Virtual) Holiday Party — a white elephant gift exchange with 25 guests from across the New York (and New York) universe. There’s Danny Meyer under the holly chatting it up with Barbara Corcoran. What are Brian Lehrer and Casey […]

Lakers News: LeBron James Confirms There Was 'Not Much' Interest Signing With Houston Rockets In Free Agency – LakersNation.com

Lakers News: LeBron James Confirms There Was 'Not Much' Interest Signing With Houston Rockets In Free Agency – LakersNation.com

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports Speculation ran rampant as anticipation continued to build over what LeBron James would decide in 2018 NBA free agency. Most reports linked him to re-signing with the Cleveland Cavaliers, or joining the Los Angeles Lakers or Philadelphia 76ers. Several teams seemingly remained on the periphery, with the Houston Rockets among them. […]

Geminid meteor shower and bright comet team up for super sky show – CNET

Geminid meteor shower and bright comet team up for super sky show – CNET

Over 100 meteors are recorded in this composite image taken during the peak of the Geminid meteor shower in 2014.  NASA/MSFC/Danielle Moser December is a month when dedicated skywatchers have to sacrifice comfort to take in some beauty. As winter cold hits much of the Northern Hemisphere, the reliable Geminid meteor shower peaks in the […]

Fast Europe Open: ECB and Turkey rates decisions – Financial Times

Fast Europe Open: ECB and Turkey rates decisions – Financial Times

Theresa May has survived an attempted coup by Eurosceptic Conservative MPs, but she travels to Brussels on Thursday to try to save her Brexit deal with her authority shaken and her party bitterly divided.  Mrs May won a vote of confidence by 200 to 117 votes after a day of intense backroom lobbying at Westminster, […]

Will robots take over our airports? – CNN

Will robots take over our airports? – CNN

(CNN) — Would you tip a robotic waiter? That’ll be the question vexing travelers eating 3D-printed meals prepared and served by robots, if one restaurant boss gets his way. Hong Kong restaurant group Maxim’s wants to open a smart restaurant at the city’s international airport to make the facility even more efficient. The proposal, which […]

Vaccination Debate: Tenn. Congressman-elect claims CDC may be withholding vaccine research – WZTV

Vaccination Debate: Tenn. Congressman-elect claims CDC may be withholding vaccine research – WZTV

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) —  Tennessee Congressman-elect, and physician, Mark Green is making the case that vaccines may cause autism. However, in a statement Wednesday, he said some of his comments have been misconstrued. Green explained his kids are vaccinated, and he encourages people to vaccinate their kids. Is there any link between vaccines and autism? […]