‘Truth, courage, resilience’: Biden hails Salman Rushdie after attack

A day after Salman Rushdie’s stabbing in western New York, Joe Biden on Saturday issued a statement hailing the author as standing “for essential, universal ideals”. “Truth. Courage. Resilience. The ability to share ideas without fear,” the president’s statement added about Rushdie, who spent years in hiding after a former leader of Iran put out […]

Spruce trees have arrived in the Arctic tundra a century ahead of schedule

As climate change decimates forests in places like Europe and the American west, boreal trees are moving into the Arctic. Young white spruce are now growing in the tundra, where climate scientists did not expect them to be for another hundred years or more, according to a new study conducted in Alaska. The paper, published […]

Intimacy Coordinators to Sean Bean: We Make Onscreen Sex Look ‘More Realistic’

Intimacy coordinators, the behind-the-scenes workers who choreograph onscreen sex for TV and film, were suddenly thrust into the limelight this past week. It all started on Friday, when British actor Sean Bean questioned their raison d’être in an interview with The Times of London. Declaring himself not a fan, the Game of Thrones star worried […]

Tiranga vs Tiranga

India’s most audacious new party has joined the battle with Modi, freebies and nationalism. The latter is more visible. So they will match it, Tiranga for Tiranga, slogan for slogan, tweet for tweet Topics BS Opinion | Shekhar Gupta | BJP As we head into the long weekend of the big Independence Day — big […]

Did Megan Thee Stallion’s ’Traumazine’ Album Arrive With Matching Merch?

Megan Thee Stallion‘s sophomore album, Traumazine has the hotties in a chokehold. Her latest effort features her experimenting with new, brash sounds while maintaining the randy, confident bars for which her fans know and love her. As with any Megan project, Traumazine is full of memorable quotes and one-liners, so much so, fans are already […]