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Ethereum co-founder donates $1 billion of shiba inu coin to India Covid relief

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin donated $1 billion worth of shiba inu coin — a dogecoin spinoff — to a Covid-19 relief fund in India. The 27-year-old Russian-Canadian programmer transferred more than 50 trillion shiba inu coins on Wednesday to the India Covid-Crypto Relief Fund, according to his public wallet. He also transferred 500 ether (or…MORE

Active-duty Marine charged with assaulting police officers at US Capitol riot

Active-duty Marine charged with assaulting police officers at US Capitol riot

An active-duty US Marine was arrested Thursday for allegedly participating in the deadly Capitol insurrection and charged with assaulting multiple police officers inside and outside the iconic building during the attack. Major Christopher Warnagiris, who is stationed at Marine Corps Base Quantico, was arrested in Virginia, according to the Justice Department. Warnagiris is charged with…MORE

Fact check: Ted Cruz falsely claims Democrats’ voting bill is intended to register millions of undocumented immigrants

Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz claimed Tuesday that Democrats have intentionally “designed” their sweeping elections bill so that millions of undocumented immigrants would be registered to vote. Cruz said at a Senate Rules Committee meeting that the Democratic bill that proposes major changes to voting, campaign finance and government ethics rules, known as the For…MORE

How to hedge against inflation — and what to avoid

How to hedge against inflation — and what to avoid

Inflation is all that the market seems to care about these days. Wages are rising, consumer prices are surging — and investors are worried the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates faster than expected to keep inflation in check. So what’s an investor to do? The S&P 500 is down more than 2% in the…MORE

Emily Blunt reveals why she had to pass on ‘Black Widow’

Emily Blunt reveals why she had to pass on ‘Black Widow’

Emily Blunt was nearly cast as Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow in “Black Widow.” The “A Quiet Place” actress said in a recent interview on “The Howard Stern Show” that she was initially in talks to play the role in 2010’s “Iron Man 2,” but that she was was contractually obligated to work on another movie at…MORE

Gaetz ally plans to plead guilty and cooperate with prosecutors

Gaetz ally plans to plead guilty and cooperate with prosecutors

The ex-Florida tax collector with close ties to Rep. Matt Gaetz is planning to plead guilty on Monday in a federal court in Florida, according to a new filing Thursday. As part of the deal, Joel Greenberg will cooperate with investigators in a wide-ranging probe, according to one source familiar with the matter. For months,…MORE

Blursday: How physics can shake you out of your pandemic slump

Blursday: How physics can shake you out of your pandemic slump

Now that we’ve ticked past the one-year mark of Covid-19 safety restrictions, the calendar is scrolling once more through the same holidays that punctuated the early pandemic. Yet again, curtailed Purim and St. Patrick’s Day celebrations teed up a round of socially distant Passover Seders and virtual Nowruz, Easter and Ramadan gatherings. As the seasons…MORE